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Saturday 3 June 2017

Do you know that Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 600th career goal with the UEFA Champions League win?

On Saturday night June 3rd, Real Madrid star, Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, scored his 600th career goal. Apart from that, he is also this season's highest goal scorer in the Champions League with 12 goals.

His goals this season have helped Real Madrid win the La Liga and Champions League titles. Congrats to him!!

See the photo of a bride and her groom that's got everyone talking

Possessing her possession...lol

Rapper Eva Alordiah confirms breakup with her fiance, Caesar, says she is single again!

In a lengthy post she shared on her IG page, rapper, Eva Alordiah, this evening confirmed the end of her 15 months engagement to her fiance, Caesar Ume-Ezeoke. Eva and Caesar got engaged in January 2016, a month after they started dating.

Tongues began to wag recently that they have called off their engagement which Eva initially denied but she has now come clean on the true state of their relationship. Read what she wrote after the cut...

Real Madrid wins the UEFA Champions League 2017

Real Madrid football club of Spain on Saturday night June 3rd beat Juventus of Italy 4-1 in Cardiff, Wales to win the UEFA Champions League trophy - making history as the first side to win the competition back to back.

Two goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, with one from Casemiro, one from Asensio and a Juventus goal from Mario Mandzukic ensured Real Madrid affirmed their position as the best football team in Europe.

Photo: Singer, Duncan Mighty and wife welcome their second child, a girl

Singer Duncan Mighty and his wife, Vivien, have welcomed a daughter. The singer announced the birth of his second child with his wife on IG. They already have a son. He wrote
"God has just blessed me with everything and now she is the cutest babe girl .........God alone is the doer and him alone be glorified ..... to my worlds best wife thank you so much for giving birth to what I wished myself. Michelle Jewel Mighty is Born #bestdad

Frank Ocean steps out in pink hair

The hair is in honour of pride week happening in a few weeks...

"Lai Mohammed looks and sounds like a drunken monkey and garrulous chimpanzee"- FFK

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, took to his twitter handle to slam Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, for saying that the Federal Government has not obeyed court injunctions ordering the release of former NSA, Sambo Dasuki and Shi'ite leader El-Zakzaky, because of National Security. Lai Mohammed said this in a recent interview with an Abuja-based radio station.

Keyshia Cole shares sad update about her mother

Keyshia Cole's mum, Frankie's struggle with drugs was introduced on Keyshia's BET reality show 'The Way It Is' back in 2014. Apparently Frankie is still doing drugs and Keyshia shared the sad news with her fans yesterday on Twitter.

Kcee unveils new manager

Nigerian singer, Kcee officially unveiled a new manager today. Before now, Kcee was managed by Soso Soberekon, but today he took to Instagram to announce a change in his management. His new manager is Dike Chidozie. It's however not clear why he parted ways with Soso but his carefully worded statement reads;

Bank of Uganda reacts after billionaire businessman was buried with cash, issues warning to general public

The Bank of Uganda has reacted after billionaire businessman and Zari Hassan's former husband, Ivan Ssemwanga was recently buried with money. SA Rands, Ugandan Shillings & US dollars was thrown into the grave by his rich gang crew.

LIB Update: A defense attorney has been appointed for Dammy Krane in Miami on a 9-count charge

Since news of the Dammy Krane's arrest in Miami hit the internet last night, LIB has been investigating and so far we can confirm that the singer is still in police custody.

We put a call through to Tap Jets in Miami and they confirmed the story. They however refused to speak further with us saying they have an exclusive deal with another Nigerian site and as such they are only at liberty to speak with US based media houses.

The lynching of 4 men mistaken for Badoo cultists in Ikorodu & the reprisal attack from the dead men's gang that left the community devastated. Watch Ep. 5 of Linda Ikeji TV's Crime Story

A few weeks ago, four men mistaken for Badoo cultists, who have been responsible for the murder of several families in the Ikorodu area of Lagos, were beaten to death by members of Araromi community in Ikorodu. The men were later found to be land grabbers and not Badoo members. Their members stormed the area a day after the killing and destroyed homes and businesses in Araromi. Our camera crew went there to find out what exactly happened. Watch new episode of Crime Story With Nonso after the cut...

Indian villagers worship calf born with human facial features

A calf born with eyes, nose and ears resembling those of a human is being worshipped by Indian villagers who believe it is an avatar of a Hindu God, Lord Vishnu.

The calf was born on Thursday in an animal shelter in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, northern India.

15 children die following botched vaccination

At least 15 children have died from a botched attempt to immunise them against measles in rural South Sudan.
 32 other children suffered symptoms of fever, vomiting and diarrhoea but eventually recovered. 

Minimie Comedy Bank Masters Edition Episode 2

After the successful launch of the Minimie Comedy Bank Masters' Edition Episode 1 last week, the brand is here with the second episode in the series featuring the talented Kenny Blaq. The episode is titled "Valentine Mugu" and represents the tragic love story of the protagonist, brilliantly played by Kenny Blaq himself.

Boy kills his best friend for liking a Facebook photo of his girlfriend

15-year-old Alex Pititto is facing life in jail for shooting to death his best friend in Italy. Alex (pictured left ) fatally shot 19-year-old Francesco Prestia (pictured right) because he liked a photo of his girlfriend on Facebook, this, he interpreted as a sign of disrespect. 

Pregnant woman beaten to death in Adamawa on suspicion of being a witch

First of all, how do you even have the heart to beat a pregnant woman to the point of death? That’s exactly what happened in the village of Falu in Guyuk LGA.

The 32-year-old woman was beaten with sticks until she died, all because they suspected her of being responsible of some sinister occurrences in the town.

What if I had the power of 10 hands?

As a mother, I sometimes feel like a super woman. My kids are demanding for my attention on one hand, my husband on the other hand, and I still have to dedicate time to my job.

Sometimes I wonder how I am able to juggle all this and get through each day. Even my helps have not been reliable and they keep leaving shortly after I get a new one.

Latasha Ngwube and her panel discuss the hottest topics and it's a must watch!

Watch the latest episode of Linda Ikeji TV's Hot Topics with Latasha. Watch the video after the cut...

Ogun State radio Presenter, Funmi Ewebiyi dies of cancer at 52

Funmi Ewebiyi, one of the popular voices on radio stations in Abeokuta, Ogun State has died.

She died last week after a long battle with breast cancer and details of her burial activities have been released. Late Funmi will be buried on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in Abeokuta.  

Musiliu Obanikoro's loses mum

Alhaja Wasilat Obanikoro, the aged mother of Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has died. She died in the early hours of Saturday June 3, 2017 in Lagos and she will be buried according to Islamic rites later this afternoon. May her soul rest in peace, amen.

Remember viral video 'Charlie bit my finger kids'? They are grown now (photos)

Remember Harry and his little brother Charlie who starred in the 'Charlie bit me' viral video which is actually the highest viewed Youtube video of all time that is not a music video with over 850million views. Two weeks ago, the boys and their parents celebrated 10 years of the video launching on Youtube. Watch the old video and new video of the boys 10 years later, after the cut..

Kenya man takes to Facebook to apologize to his wife for cheating while sharing photo of the woman he cheated with

Weyrey man.

Biko, what is this guy trying to say in this post? Idongerrit!

I've read it over and over again and Idongerrit. People are hailing him for being savage!

'We Have Never Seen A Nollywood Movie Like This', Audience and Reviewers Praise 'Slow Country'

The award winning movie, Slow Country has received impressive review and feedbacks from reviewers and audience since making its cinema debut last Friday, 19th May.

According to well-known writer, Toni Kan in his review ‘Nothing slow about Slow Country’ which was published in ThisDay Newspaper,

Meet the guy who was arrested alongside Dammy Krane for credit card and Identity theft

His name is Gabriel Chukwuebuka Ilochonwu and he's 26 years old. See his arrest record after the cut...

Dear men, you can only choose one!

Hmmm...who would it be?

Studio 24 launches TwinkleStar Studios, First Kids Photo-Studio in Nigeria

A leading creative imaging solutions company, Studio 24, has launched the first kid’s photo-studio in Nigeria, under the brand name, TwinkleStar Studios.

TwinkeStar – which started operations two years ago - launched its flagship studio in Abuja on Children’s day at Shop 8/9 AP Filling Station Plaza, opposite Transcorp Hilton, Abuja.

Living a fake life for instagram...the case of Dammy Krane (photos & video)

If you go through the embattled singer's IG page, the last 12 photos he posted shows him living the life...that he apparently can't afford. There are so many private jet photos and before he was arrested for identity and credit card fraud, (which he allegedly used to pay for the private jets) you can see some of his followers hailing him and envying the fake luxury lifestyle he was projecting, with no one asking how he can afford it. Do you guys know how much it is to hire a private jet?

But the important question is; why is there so much pressure on young people, a lot of them entertainers, to project a lifestyle that is not their real situation? Where is the pressure coming from? When you live your life for instagram likes, followers and comments, then you're empty. And many feel the best way to get those followers and likes is to show a fake life, get people fascinated...just so they can say 'My life is badder than yours' when in real life, it's actually the same, or more pathetic.

Photos: Ariana Grande visits Manchester attack victims in the hospital

Singer, Ariana Grande paid a visit to young fans injured in the Manchester terror attack in hospital. The pop star was photographed hugging youngsters in a ward at the Royal Manchester children’s hospital this week.

Ariana Grande’s all stars benefit concert will take place on Sunday, less than two weeks after a suicide bombing at her concert at the Manchester Arena killed 22 people and injured a lot more. More photos after the cut..

Between Reno Omokri and a Twitter user

Who agrees with Imam Dan?

The Roundtable Lagos invites you to the 2017 edition tagged - 'Exploring business opportunities in Nigeria's Agricultural value chain'

This edition of The RoundTable is focused on the agricultural sector and especially unravelling the hidden business opportunities that exist in the entire value chain from conceptualization, acquisition, production, packaging, distribution, marketing, exportation as well as financing.

Update: South African woman who went missing 2 days has been found alive (Photo)

Recall that on Thursday, we reported the missing case of a South African woman who left home on Tuesday to the hospital and never returned back for two days. Read here. The 60-year-old Loretta Lamont from Johannesburg has reunited with her family after she was found in a safe house on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

What do you think about this other Prom outfit?

Well, if her parents let her out of the house dressed like this, then...

One Year after, LIB remembers late boxing legend, Muhammad Ali

Until his death, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali was arguably boxing's most celebrated athlete. He was also known for his public stance against the Vietnam War and his longtime battle with Parkinson's disease that eventually claimed his life on June 3, 2016 at the age of 74 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Born Cassius Clay in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1942, Muhammad Ali became an Olympic gold medalist in 1960 and the world heavyweight boxing champion in 1964.

PDP chieftain, Bode George, condemns calls for Buhari’s resignation

PDP chieftain, Bode George, has condemned calls by some Nigerians, for President Buhari to resign from office because of his ill health. George in an interview with pressmen in Lagos yesterday, described the call as inhumane. According to the former South West chairman of PDP,  it is only the president and his managers who could determine if he is incapacitated and therefore should resign.

What To Do When You Are Not Progressing

Do you agree?

Who did this to Melania Trump?

The Internet has no chill. 'Covefefe' was a word tweeted by Donald Trump that caused an uproar on Wednesday night.

We will prosecute Dammy Krane to the fullest extent - Private Jet company

We can confirm authoritatively that Nigerian singer, Dammy Krane was indeed arrested in Miami yesterday. As we reported yesterday, days leading up to his arrest for theft, fraud and grand theft, the singer has been on social media flaunting his recent private jets trips. Now, the verified twitter account of Tap Jets have come out to claim responsibility for handing the singer over to the police tweeting that he attempted to book Tap Jets flight using stolen credit card numbers. They vowed to prosecute him to the full extent of the law.

Video: Train passengers throw a makeshift graduation party for a student who missed his graduation ceremony because he was stuck on the train

A graduate of nursing from the Hunter College, Brookdale campus, New York, Jerich Marco Alcantara  missed his graduation ceremony after he got stuck on the train. it didn't end all bad as he got a makeshift graduation party aboard the train. The party was thrown by other passengers and some of his friends who were on the same train.

Who is tweeting with jailed Dammy Krane's handle?

Singer, Dammy Krane was arrested Friday morning for theft, credit card and identity fraud in Miami and of course when one gets arrested, they don't have access to  Internet. At least they are not supposed to, but someone tweeted, using Dammy Krane's handle, some minutes after his mug shot was released. The person tried to insinuate that his arrest is a rumor. Maybe he got access after he met his bail conditions?

Is this teen girl's prom outfit appropriate or not?

The photo has gone viral and sparked a debate whether her outfit to Prom was appropriate or not.

Hegemony: What the Igbo Can Learn From The Yoruba and Fulani About Power   By Reno Omokri

This week marked the 50th anniversary of the declaration of the Sovereign State of Biafra and one or more questions still linger. I will not delve into the more contentious questions, but for the sake of improving the relationship between the Igbo and their Yoruba neighbors, let me touch on one or two areas where, if the truth is brought to the fore, the relationship between omo Oduduwa and Ndi'Igbo could be improved.

Chibok Girls graduate from top rated High School in Washington USA

The first escaped Chibok schoolgirls to successfully attend and complete an American High School graduated Thursday night in the United States Capital. The two girls known simply by their first names Debbie and Grace graduated after completing junior year (11th grade) and senior year (12 grade) at a prestigious private international school in the Washington metro area in America.

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