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Saturday 1 July 2017

Mo Abudu, Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Joke Silva, Omotola Jolade-Ekeinde & more celebrate Ebonylife Tv’s 4th Anniversary in Lagos

Last night at the Ebony Life TV and Film Festival at the Filmhouse IMAX Cinema, Lekki, Lagos. The Queen of Nigerian TV and Film, Mo Abudu, stunned in a black dress as she received superstars including Mavin boss and fellow Johnnie Walker Ambassador, Don Jazzy and Mavin first lady, Tiwa Savage. The film festival was a double celebration with Ebonylife TV celebrating its fourth year anniversary.

Football star, Harry Kane proposes to childhood girlfriend Katie Goodland in Bahamas

Tottenham Hotspur and England striker, Harry Kane has proposed to his childhood girlfriend, Katie Goodland.

The striker who finished as Premier League top scorer last season scoring 29 goals, posted the photo of himself proposing to his girlfriend Kate Goodland on Saturday in Bahamas, where they are currently holidaying.

Photos: Nigerian Army offers free medical service to IDPs in Borno

The Nigerian Army says it has so far provided free medical treatment to over 500 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Chibok and Gwoza in Borno State, as part of activities to mark this year’s Nigerian Army Day Celebration slated for July 6.

17 people shot at a nightclub in Arkansas

US Police confirms that 17 people were hurt in a shooting early this morning after a dispute at a downtown Little Rock nightclub. The city's police chief said officers suspect multiple people fired weapons but that the incident was not terror-related.

Kenyan musician, Victoria Kimani and her South African based Nigerian boo, Stanley Obiamalu break up

Last year, LIB exclusively reported that Kenyan music star Victoria Kimani signed to Chocolate City was dating South African based Nigerian Stanley Obiamalu who runs SOS media productions. We have gathered that the two have gone their separate ways. They have both deleted each other's photos on their Instagram pages and also un-followed each other.

A real woman will do whatever it is her man asks?

Really? Including licking toes? Lol. A real woman should have her own sense jare...

EFCC acknowledges Jay Z's album

Lol. The person behind this handle, eh!

Sidechicks, come and collect your sub

Lol. You got that right!

GOH! Would you believe this lady is 6 months pregnant? (photo)

That's fitness instructor and author Sarah Stage at 6 months pregnant with her 1yr old son. Amazing!

Names of noisemakers - to be submitted to the president when he returns...lol

President Buhari has been away for sometime and the classroom has been rather unruly. In order to preserve orderliness and good manners, here's a list of noisemakers compiled by this twitter user..lol

J.Lo is a goddess! See what she wore out with her boo, A-Rod

46 year old woman...wow! See more photos after the cut...

Photos from Jude Okoye's wife's baby shower

Music executive, Jude Okoye is expecting a baby boy with his wife, Ifeoma Okoye. She is currently having her baby shower. More photos after the cut.

See what El Rufai had to say about restructuring in 2010

Kaduna state governor, Nasir El Rufai recently said calls to restructure Nigeria are irresponsible. Well, he had a very different view of the matter in 2010 when he was yet to be governor and canvassing political support.  See photo after the cut.

Akefada Int’l Ltd showcases affordable royalty homes

Akefada International Limited has joined the growing catalogue of private estate companies in Lagos State, Nigeria with exotic, yet affordable ‘Royalty Homes’ across the state.

Creating standing relationship built on customer service, honesty and integrity, Akefada International Limited, which was incorporated as a real estate and investment firm in 2010 has distinctly stood out to provide satisfactory services to clients through Royalty Homes.

Rapper, illbliss welcomes baby girl

Rapper illbliss has just announced the birth of his child, a baby girl with his wife Munachiso.
He shared a photo of himself and the newborn with the caption: 
“My baby girl Is Here…. welcome to your world my princess. My GOD is absolutely Powerful and Merciful….”

Stadium erupts as 2017 COPA Coca-Cola winner emerges

Progress Comprehensive High School boys from Osun State have won the 2017 edition of COPA Coca-Cola U-15 tournament and are now in full celebratory mood after weeks of hard won and tension-filled matches, with each players smiling home with N500, 000 cash prize for Education Trust Fund

Federal Government gives Nollywood over N420m additional grant

The Federal Government says it has released the sum of N420.2 million to the Nigeria film industry (Nollywood) to improve and support aspiring practitioners.

According to a statement issued by the Deputy Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mrs. Patricia Deworitshe, on Friday in Abuja, the money, which is the second tranche payment will benefit 105 film distributors.

Photos: Two dead, several injured as youths and vigilante group clash in Kontagora, Niger State over death of a teenager

Two young men have been confirmed dead with several injured in a clash between youths and members of a vigilante group and in Angwan Yaman, Kontagora Local Government Area of Niger State. 

Spokesperson for the Niger State Police Command, (DSP) Bala Elkana, who confirmed the incident in Minna on Friday, said the violence which broke out on Thursday was caused by the death of a 17-old boy who was allegedly tortured by members of the vigilance group.

"I couldn't stop screaming" - Anna Ebiere gushes about finally meeting Chimamanda Adichie

 Former MBGN Anna Ebiere took to her Instagram page today to gush about meeting Nigerian writer and feminist icon, Chimamanda Adichie at an event. Sharing a photo with her on Instagram, Ebiere wrote;
"I couldn't stop screaming ‼️‼️ I kept telling her "I love you so much "‼️ It's an honor to finally meet my forever crush/icon ️ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie"

Legendary footballers and celebrities spotted at COPA Coca-Cola Grand Finale

There was an exciting display of quality football extravaganza for lovers of football on Friday, June 23rd, when football titans from Osun State and Imo State battled till the final whistle was blown for 2017 COPA Coca-Cola trophy. The two teams battled in what an 80-minutes display of skills and strength, for the chance to be called the 2017 champions.

Fire guts small section of the Federal Secretariat in Abuja (photos)

There was a fire incident at the Federal Secretariat in Abuja today. The fire reportedly started on the sixth floor of the building, which houses major government offices, and is believed to have affected the seventh and eighth floors.

According to Channels TV, the damaged area is reported to be occupied by the Federal Ministry of Education. No casualty was recorded. More photos after the cut.

Tiwa Savage shares sultry new photos

She shared the new photos on instagram...

Stephanie Ghaida finally explains why she decided to make Nigerian music

Stephanie Ghaida finally releases her first official music Video "Push it Up" after making smashing covers of Adele and Bruno Mar's songs that went viral. Stephanie is a delightful person as well as an extremely talented musician.

Video: Tonto Dikeh breaks down and cries during the #1in3africa campaign walk against domestic violence

A walk was organized in Lagos on Friday by Queen Wuraola Ogunwusi for the #1in3Africa Campaign - an initiative set up to spread awareness to end domestic violence and sexual abuse against women across the continent. Actress Tonto Dikeh was present with some of her industry colleagues during the walk and she had an emotional breakdown along the way. Watch the video after the cut...

Shocking! Nigerian women secretly expose shocking reasons why most men are very poor on bed!

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Dear Reader,If you are a man and you are Curious as to how to to be a stronger man on bed so your woman can respect you more, then better read this report to the very end now. 
My name is Dr Segun, a sexuality activist and today I want to reveal to you why over 30 Million Nigerian men can’t Last for More than 2 mins on bed.

To Hushpuppi & co, message from Jay Z...


Photos: Ahmed Musa and Juliet Ejue's traditional wedding to hold today in Ogoja, Cross River State

Nigeria football international, Ahmed Musa is set to marry Juliet Ejue traditionally today in Ogoja local government area of Cross River State.

The pacey Leicester City football club of England forward is currently in Juliet's village, Idum Mbube community in Ogoja, where the traditional marriage ceremony is scheduled to take place. See photos from their bachelor/hen party. And also photos from the wedding venue after the cut...

Amber Rose makes it official with new boo, 21 Savage (photos)

A few weeks ago, Amber Rose said she hasn't had sex in 2017. Looks like all that is now in the past as she officially stepped out with her new boyfriend, 21 Savage, who is only 24, ten years younger than Amber, who is 34.

Dear men...


Between a Twitter user and Mr. Eazi


WTF? BBNaija's Gifty shows off her new look (photos)

Former Big Brother Naija 2017 housemate and upcoming actress, Gifty shared these new photos of herself rocking white coloured short braids. Anyone like her look?

Dutch scientists predict that, by 2070, lifespan may increase to 125 years

In one new paper published on Wednesday in the journal Nature, Dutch scientists predict that, by 2070, our lifespan may increase to 125 years while beyond that, the sky may be the limit. 

To prove a 125-year lifespan is possible, researchers from the Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute team began their study by refuting the relationship between age & immortality posed by Benjamin Gompertz. 

Photos: Tiwa Savage shimmers in gold at EbonyLife TV and Film Festival

Tiwa rocked a gold colored Tiffany Amber and Vonne Couture ensemble to the EbonyLife TV and film Festival which held at Film House IMAX cinemas in Lagos yesterday.

"I was only tapping into the prophesy' JJC Skills denies he's expecting twins with wife, Funke Akindele

Last weekend, music star JJC Skillz caused a frenzy on social media after he insinuated that he and his wife, actress Funke Akindele are expecting  twins. He's now denying reports she's pregnant. In a interview with Punch, JJC said he was only tapping into the prophecy. He said;
“My post on Instagram about my wife having twins was a prophecy from Olowogbogboro. Nathaniel Bassey came online and he had the prophecy, so I just tapped into it. If you look at my tweet, you would see what I wrote, I said I heard this news where he gave a big testimony, he gathered people around to pray for my wife and he said that he had a vision that she would have twins and that he will be invited to the naming ceremony next year. I received the good news and I pray it comes to pass.”

Photo: Bank manager jailed one year for N200 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has secured the conviction of Tajudeen Yusuf, a former branch manager with Skye Bank. Tajudeen was prosecuted before Justice Ambrose Alagwa of Federal High Court 1, Jos on 3 counts of forgery.

Looking for how to engage your teenagers in Lagos this summer?

The 2016/2017 School Calendar is almost over, in fact our young adults are beginning to count down the days to holiday. First the excitement of end of school year, watching all the missed movies quickly turns into frustration, boredom, pranks and one complaint to the other.

Watch CCTV footage of how a thug beat up his handicapped three months pregnant girlfriend so violently her skull was exposed

A CCTV footage installed at a convenience store at Shatory Irving in Roanoke, Virginia has exposed the moment a thug, Jamar Bernard Woody, 35, launched a violent attack on his pregnant girlfriend who was on crutches.

The incident occurred in June 2016 but the video was only recently released as evidence in court.

Teenager sells his father's N7.5m SUV for N350k to buy drugs in Abia

The Commander of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Abia state, Akingbade Bamidele, says the command recently counseled a teenage boy who sold two of his father’s Sports Utility Vehicles valued at N7.5 million for N350, 000 in Umuahia, Abia, in order to buy hard drugs.

"Every single mother made a wrong choice" - Lola Alao

Popular Yoruba actress Lola Alao, who's also a single mother, made this statement in a just released interview with Vanguard. When asked why there are a lot of single mothers in the industry, Lola said;
"I think it has to do with making the wrong choice. I will say they haven’t gotten to their final destination that is why they are single mothers."
Asked if the statement also applies to her, Lola replied; "Yes, I think every single mother you see made a wrong choice."

Bey-watch: Remember all those times Beyonce was caught sneakily checking Jay-Z's phone screen? We now know why

Jay Z has admitted cheating on Beyonce...even with a three-some. Men sha! A whole queen Bey..:-)

Mo Abudu's stunning look to her Ebony Life TV and Film Festival last night (photos)

Media Entrepreneur, Mo Abudu stepped out last night looking gorgeous in this Elie Saab dress, paired with Giuseppe Zanotti heels for the premiere of TV series, 'Fifty' and other shows at her Ebony Life TV and Film Festival, which is also coincidentally the celebration of the 4th year anniversary of the launch of her TV channel. See more photos after the cut...

Billionaire son, Paddy Adenuga, discloses the kind of woman he can never be with

I can imagine all the disturbance this guy will be getting from women...lol...

Photos: Suspected Badoo member apprehended in Ikorodu

A suspected member of notorious cult group, Badoo, was apprehended in Ikorodu, Lagos state yesterday June 30th. According to residents of the town, the man was found wandering around Obafemi Awolowo Road, before Government Technical College, Ikorodu with a Cutlass and a Bag full of waste.

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