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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Yay! Bonario Nnags gets upgraded from Nokia 3310 to Nokia Lumia

Nokia Nigeria approached the Senate president of House of LIB, Bonario Nnags (hehe), on twitter today and offered to upgrade his signature @Nokia3310 to @NokiaLumia. So, soon Bonario will start signing off on LIB from a Lumia phone. Go Bonario! You deserve it, boo!

To other LIB House of Reps members, your turn soon come. Lol. Continue to see more tweets...

Awww, man proposes to girlfriend at Benin Airport (photos)

A LIB reader sent in these pics...said the young dude in the pic proposed to his girlfriend as they landed at Benin Airport a few minutes ago. How sweet. See more photos after the cut...

Kaymu celebrates Easter with Easter Bunny Hunt and remake of Pharrell's happy video

Kaymu.com.ng, Nigeria’s number one online marketplace is bringing rewards and good cheer to its customers this Easter season with the announcement of the Kaymu Easter Bunny Hunt and the release of the company’s own version of Pharrell’s music video for ‘Happy’.

In a statement by Kaymu, “our customers have been a major attribute to the success we’ve achieved as Nigeria’s leading online marketplace and in seasons like this, we want to show our appreciation with this fantastic prize. Continue...

Actor Columbus Short threatens to kill his wife and commit suicide

Troubled actor Columbus Short has been ordered to stay away from his estranged wife, Tuere Short and their daughter after allegedly threatening to kill her and then himself…

From TMZ
Scandal" star Columbus Short has been thrown out of his house and his wife has filed for divorce ... after he allegedly put a knife to her throat last week and threatened to kill her and himself. According to a new restraining order -- obtained by TMZ -- Short got into it with his wife April 7 at their Chatsworth home, where she claims he came into her room intoxicated with a wine bottle in hand, acted like he was going to hit her with the bottle and then unloaded the wine on her.
Tuere Short claims Columbus then ran to the kitchen for a knife, pinned her to the couch and began choking her.  She says he then demanded they play a game he called "Truth or Truth."  He allegedly said if she lied he would stab her in the leg.

Photos: Riot in Ondo State against the government

According to Sahara Reporters, youths in Akure, Ondo State today took to the street to protest the state governments decision barring them from using the Democracy Park in the state which they had planned to use for their annual festival which was to hold today.
 
According to the youths, they had already taken permission from the State government through a written letter and there was no objection from them prior to today. Fuji Star Saheed Osupa was already in town to play at the festival as well as other guests who had come into town to celebrate with them. Continue...

Sex, Nudity and Half of a Yellow Sun

Article written by Samuel Olatunji. Read and share your thoughts on the points he raised
Over the weekend in Lagos, Oscar nominee and BAFTA award winner, Chiwetel Ejiofor laid claim to the fact that Half of a Yellow Sun is not just a Nigerian story but an international story which has its implications and relevance across the world. The movie which was centered on love could not have left the original plot out which talks about the Biafran war. 
By now you probably have heard of Half of a Yellow Sun, but no one has told you about the nudity and sex scenes, by the way it was artistically done. Thandie Newton came out of the bath tub naked with her two boobs standing at alert, Chiwetel and Thandie Newton had sex and there was another sex scene in the movie, again all were artistically done. The question is, can Nigerian actors ever go all the way in movies like these people did (remember Chiwetel and Lupita in 12 Years a Slave)?

Dear LIB readers: What should I do with my balu baby mama?

From a male LIB reader. If y'all can understand what he's saying, please advise him...lol
Wazup Libers, pls o I need ur advice cos I'm about to kill somebody's daughter I swear. The way I'm feeling now I no send at all. I'm not high o. I'm writing this with clear eyes. Ok help me judge, I met this balu baby mama of mine 3 years ago, Very beautiful babe, chick fine like miss Nigeria fine. yellow tall, Innocent but very willing to learn. I no even over toast her sef. She see confirm boy nah. YBNL level. Meaning yahoo boy no lappy. I'm rich and fresh like that boo.
So I taught her how to smoke and she got addicted. We started dating and became smoking partners. Breakfast weed, lunch weed, dinner SK. From there we graduated to doing the injection, taking pills. It was all fun until she born our son. Ok, we don Born. My girl still dey smoke with me.

Nigerian who killed his mum in the UK found guilty of manslaughter

Emmanuel Kalejaiye, the 21 year old Nigerian young man, who learned to walk in heels as part of his plans to kill his own mother, Tolu Kalejaiye, in September 2013, (read here) has been found guilty of manslaughter by a court in England.

According to the jury, Kalejaiye could not be found guilty of murder because to his mental state.
 
The Essex University undergraduate last year stabbed his 41 year old mother (pictured right) 40 times in her head, face, neck, upper limbs and hands during a frenzied knife attack. His mother until her death was an accountant with the Camden Council in England. Continue...

Shop at TStudioz this Easter!

Are you a TStudioz type of girl? Who loves the glitz and glamour of dressing up in the most fashionable pieces? Who wants to be seen and is conscious of her looks? Who loves to make a statement? Who loves quality? Then shop online at www.TStudioz.com.ng. Continue...

Meet the contestants of 2014 Most Beautiful Face in Nigeria pageant

The Most Beautiful Face in Nigerian (MBFN) 2014 pageant will hold on May 24th 2014 in Uyo Akwa Ibom State. Continue to see all the 37 pretty ladies vying for the title...

Photos: Chris Brown's mugshot leaks online


Someone has leaked Chris Brown's mugshot from his arrest in Washington D.C back in October 2013 after he and his bodyguard assaulted a male fan who attempted to photo-bomb Chris while he was taking a picture with two women. The victim's nose was broken in the attack.

His bodyguard, Chris Hornsby, who was also arrested, is expected to take responsibility for punching the fan during his trial which is set to begin today April 17th.

Xovar Easter Splash: Get your groove on this Easter...

Are you looking for that perfect place to hang out with friends and family? The best ideal place to be this easter is Xovar lounge lekki lagos. Regarded as the most executive hang outspot in lekki. No doubt about it, Xovar lounge is the place to be this easter season. Continue...

Football star Didier Drogba launches men's underwear line

Former Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba has launched his own men's underwear line. The 36 year old football star shared a pic of himself modeling shorts from the line. Hmmm...#betterthingz.
 
He  teamed up with Marseille-based designers HOM last year to create the exclusive range of men's underwear and beachwear which will start selling from May 1.
 
According to Drogba, a percentage from every pair of pant sold would go to his charity foundation, Didier Drogba foundation.

Actress Beverly Naya releases sexy new photos

Gorgeous Nollywood actress Beverly Naya just released some hot new photos...see more pics after the cut...

New Music: Carolyne - Show Me

New music from fast rising singer Carolyn titled Show Me, produced by Mel Vitto. Enjoy below...

Meet Britain's youngest parents, 12 & 13 year old welcome daughter

This is sad to see. Children having a child. A British school girl who has not been named welcomed a daughter with her 13 year old boyfriend. (New parents pictured above with their son).

The schoolgirl got pregnant when she was only 11 years old and still in primary school by a boy who was only 12. The children said they 'were in love' and had been dating for a year when they found out she was pregnant. They met over Christmas 2012 in a park when she was 10 and he was 11 going on 12. The children welcomed a healthy daughter on Sunday April 13th 2014.  

At 12 years and three months, she is five months younger than the previous youngest UK mother, Tressa Middleton, who gave birth at age 13. 

Her mum who is only 27 is now Britain's youngest grandmother. The new mum has a 3 year old sister and 9 year old brother and her grandmother who is 56 is now a great grandmother. Continue...

Alibaba uses Tyrese watch showoff to make case for Nigerian celebs

US actor/singer Tyrese shared a pic of his wristwatch collection on his instagram page, writing that 'the plane has to match the watch so he can get to his destination on time'. (pic on the left). He got a lot of likes and positive comments from his followers.

Nigerian King of comedy Alibaba reposted the pic on his own page and made a case for Nigerian artists and how fans here react to celebrity show off on social media. He said a lot more. See that after the cut...

Fulani Herdsmen in fresh attacks in Taraba state

According to a breaking news report on Channels TV, suspected Fulani herdsmen are currently attacking Wukari village in Taraba state. Eyewitness reports has it that about 15 people have been killed but police officials say its only 7 that are reported dead. Reports also say several houses have been destroyed.
 
Unconfirmed reports has it that the wife of the Taraba state Governor, Dr. Mrs. Hauwa Danbaba Suntai was caught up in the middle of the fight but has however been rescued from the attack scene.
 
The Police Public Relations officer, ASP Jospeh Kwaji attributed the violence to reprisal attacks by youths in the town, following alleged incessant raids by suspected herdsmen from surrounding villages

Breeze to Brazil

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This promotion runs from 1stto 30th April 2014. Terms & conditions apply.

Nigerian caught in India with heroin concealed in ladies shoes

A Nigerian man, Ozioma Kenneth Odeomenan has been arrested in New Delhi India with 330g of heroin worth $120,000 concealed in ladies shoes he was to export to America. 
 
According to India police report, Ozioma was arrested after an anonymous tip-off they got on the 14th of April that a Nigerian man carrying hard drugs was coming to the Janakpuri metro station. A team of police officers laid a trap and apprehended Ozioma, who was found with 330 grams of heroin cleverly concealed in the specially made cavities in the soles of women’s sandals.
 
The Nigerian later confessed he was heading to Mahipalpur to courier the drugs to the US.
 
India Times reports that Ozioma who had his education in South Africa relocated to India in 2009 and ventured into the business of exporting shoes to Nigeria for sale. The business did not yield the returns he expected and so he abandoned it and was introduced to drug trafficking business by another Nigerian identified as Ike

Parents, school principal say no girl was rescued in Chibok

Yesterday evening we all heard the happy news that over a hundred secondary school girls abducted on Monday evening at Government Girls Secondary School Chibok had been freed by the military. But unfortunately this information is not true.

Parents of the missing girls, the principal of the school and Borno state governor told reporters this morning that the military lied about the rescue operation as the girls were still missing.

Below is what the principal of the school, Mrs Asabe Kwambura, told Premium Times this morning:
"There is nothing in the military statement that is true about our abducted girls. Up till now we are still waiting and praying for the safe return of the students; all I know is that we have only 14 of them, and the security people especially the Vigilante and the well meaning volunteers of Gwoza are still out searching for them. The military people too are in the bush searching. So we have not received any information that they have gotten the students yet. So let it be clear that all the information passed on the media by the military concerning 107 girls is not true. I, as the principal did not tell any body any figure on released students other than what our Governor, His Excellency Kashim Shettima had informed the media.” Continue...

Serena Williams shows off mad curves in tiny bikini

The tennis champ recently said she's learned to love her 'curves' muscular or not and proudly showed it off while at Miami beach with friends yesterday. Continue to see more photos...

Tropical Rave with Dj Humility holds this Saturday

This Easter, SoundMind Productions and Humble Productions presents an innovative, first of its kind event tagged 'Tropical Rave' with DJ Humility.

'Tropical Rave' is an exclusive Boat cruise party. It is focused on providing, a different, fun filled experience of entertainment for the Classy and fun-loving individuals in the City of Lagos and its hosted by celebrity Disc Jockey; DJ Humility. Continue...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Nigerian artistes dominate MAMA 2014 nominations; Davido leads the pack

Africa’s number one music authority, MTV Base has announced the nominees for this year’s MTV Africa Music Awards.  The announcement was made tonight, Wednesday, 16 April 2014 at an impressive nominations party at The Sands in Johannesburg, South Africa.

This year’s nominations prove that Nigerian music has fast taken over Africa. Out of fifteen different categories, Nigeria has been nominated in eleven categories and includes some of the biggest names in the Nigerian entertainment industry including Omotola Jalade, Chimamanda Adichie, 2Face, PSquare, Wizkid, Burna Boy, Olamide, Flavour among many others. Continue...

9ice like you've never seen him before; check out his new promo pics

Days after releasing his new album C.N.N & G.R.A, the singer has released new promo photos, and looks totally different from his traditional look. These are pics from his album promo shoot styled by publicist/stylist Ifan Ifeanyi Michael and photographed by August Udoh. I like! Continue to see more photos...

Photos: APC Governors visit Nyanya bomb blast victims

APC Governors including Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti, Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State, Babatunde Fashola of Lagos, Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto, Murtala Nyako of Adamawa, Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara and Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, today April 16th paid a visit to Monday morning Nyanya blast victims at the Asokoro General Hospital in Abuja. 

They sympathized with the patients and condemned the incessant attacks going on in the country. During a brief press statement that followed their visit, the governors asked the federal Government to step up in its responsibilities as regards security of every citizen. Continue to see more photos...

Photos: Heidi Klum goes topless on a beach in Mexico

40 year old supermodel and mother of four, Heidi Klum, went topless while frolicking on a beach in Mexico on Tuesday with her new toyboy, 27 year old art dealer, Vito Schnabel. Continue to see more photos...

Star The Winner Is

"Star The Winner is” is the music talent game show that delivers an unbeatable combination of competitive singing duels, instant money, dramatic decisions and a big prize of N10 million and a brand new car.

Auditions are open to soloists with outstanding vocal talents where the best will be selected to participate in the TV show. Auditions will hold in 5 locations as follows: See that after the cut...

Troops Free Secondary Girls Abducted By Terrorists In Chibok

According to reports, some of the secondary school students who were abducted on Monday night have been rescued by security personnel.

From Channelstv.com
121 of the abducted students of the Government Girls’ Secondary School, Chibok in Borno State have been freed by troops pursuing the suspected members of the Boko Haram sect believed to have carried out the attack. The number of the freed girls was not disclosed.  
According to a statement issued by the Director Defence Information and Coordinator, Major-General Chris Olukolade, some 129 students were abducted on Monday night by a group of terrorists. Eyewitness had put the number of abducted girls by the terrorists at 200.

Man so petrified of the Kardashians that the sight of them makes him vomit

Some guy who is looking for his 15 minutes of fame claims he's so petrified of the Kardashians that the sight of a semi-naked Kim on TV makes him vomit with disgust.

Speaking to reporters, 24 year old retail assistant Mike Amess from Exeter said he breaks out in a cold sweat whenever he sees or hears any member of the Kardashians on his TV.
'Just hearing the sound of the Kardashians' nasal voices or catching a glimpse of them on screen makes me feel nauseous and shaky. My hands get clammy, my breathing gets heavier and I start sweating. Sometimes, I get teary and want to retch.'
Mike, who is gay, says his fear of the Kardashians started when he watched Kim's sex tape with Ray J when he was only seventeen. Continue...

New music from Jaywon: Madantin ft Olamide, Phyno & May D

Jaywon is back with one of the biggest collaborations of the year ft Olamide, Phyno & May D. Enjoy below...

Dear LIB readers: How do I return my engagement ring?

From a female LIB reader
Just four months after I started dating this guy (we began dating in November 2013) he proposed to me on valentine's day in front of his friends and his two sisters during a mutual friend's val birthday party. I couldn't believe he proposed so fast and I honestly wasn't expecting it. But because he proposed in front of all those people including his family I couldn't say no and embarrass him so I accepted his ring. But I have no intention of marrying this man. Not only am I seeing someone else, he's just not my type but please do not ask me why I'm dating him. I have my reasons. It's been two months since we got engaged and I've been looking for ways to return the ring. How do I go about it? Please if you have no reasonable thing to say, keep your opinion to yourself. Only mature responses please

Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol IV show: Top 12 ready for musical battle

Last week’s result show of the Etisalat-sponsored Nigerian Idol season IV competition announced the successful sail-through of Beebee Bassey, Obed, and Nyro Love from the last group of 10 contestants into the top 12 stag.

During the wildcard stage last weekend, the 10 evicted contestants were given the chance to perform their hearts out and get a chance to re-enter the competition. Continue...

Wizkid and manager Godwin Tom part ways

Wizkid has parted ways with his manager, Godwin Tom. According to industry sources who spoke with LIB exclusively, the two ended their business relationship this past weekend after a disagreement. Wizkid has since removed Godwin Tom's contact information from his social media pages and replaced with another name. Godwin has also removed Wizkid from his page. Continue...