Saturday, May 30, 2015

Photo: Meet President Buhari's ADC

Meet the newly appointed Aide De Camp, ADC, to President Muhammadu Buhari. His name is Lt. Col. Muhammed Lawal Abubakar from Kano state. An ADC is a military assistant to a Senior military officer. He oversees the security details of the President.

Question of the day: Who loves chicken suya?

Do you love Chicken Suya? Do you eat Chicken suya at least once in a month? Do you prefer eating Chicken suya with masa? Do you prefer your Suya on the spicy side? If your answer to these questions is yes, then you have got to try Jamal's super-delicious spicy grilled chicken suya! It's guaranteed to be one of the best you'll ever have in Abuja. 

Official portrait of the new First Lady shouldn't have been released?

Yesterday, the official portrait of the new First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari was released and some think the new president has already broken a promise.

Found this article on Breaking Times titled 'Buhari breaks campaign promise as Presidency releases official portrait of First Lady'. Below is what the reporter wrote. Read and tell us what you think...
Barely 24 hours after his inauguration as President and Commander-in-Chief of Nigeria, it appears President Muhammadu Buhari may have broken a campaign promise to scrap the office of the First Lady. An official portrait of the wife of President Buhari with complements of the national flag of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to match her new office has been released by the Presidency.

Paris puts an end to romance, bans lovelocks, to remove all existing ones

Sorry romantic lovers heading to Paris, the Love Lock Tradition is about to be wiped out. The city of Paris has decided that to end the tradition of tourists coming over and dumping bits of metal all over its bridges, starting from Monday, the padlocks will be removed from the Pont Des Arts & plexiglass panels will soon replace the grills. The Pont Des Arts has been the most popular bridge with up to 1 million locks thought to be attached to the railings. The City has however had enough.

11 killed as military foil Boko Haram invasion into Maiduguri

A family of five and 6 other individuals were among those who were killed in a gun battle between Boko Haram members and Nigerian troops in Dala, Borno state yesterday May 29th.

According to reports, the terrorist, who came in their numbers, had tried to invade Maiduguri, the Borno state capital but met a strong resistance from the troops stationed in the area. Many residents were seriously injured as they tried running to safety. The troops repelled the attack.

Photos from the accident at Area 1 shopping complex Garki Abuja

The accident happened this afternoon in front of Area 1 shopping complex Garki Abuja, A Keke driver in high speed in an attempt to dodge an incoming car, jumped over the barricade on the road, throwing away the occupants in the process. Of the four occupants of the Keke, two escaped unhurt, the driver sustained a minor wound, while the only lady in the Keke couldn't work due to the injury sustained and was helped by the bystanders to a car and was taken to the hospital.

I was right! Lol. North West and cousin Penelope quarreled (photos)

I was so right yesterday! lol. Remember I shared photos of North and her cousin, Penelope Disick and I said it looked they had just argued and North walked off? (see here) Well, a video of the cousins engaged in a little scuffling has emerged..and Penelope was the aggressor that was why North looked annoyed with Above pics - I screen-grabbed from the video. See the video after the cut...

TY Bello shares powerful photos of GEJ and Buhari

The famed photographer and singer who took the photos on Thursday May 28th during a tour of Aso Villa shared them on instagram with a powerful accompanying message. She wrote;
"Buhari and Jonathan: A beautiful exchange. In the last few days ,I was honored to photograph really closely as Nigeria made its final transition from one government to the next.Away from the view of every one,as President Jonathan took President Buhari on a tour of the presidential villa, I witnessed something really Sacred: they were holding each others hands. It was a divine moment...Unguarded .. Side by side: Servants and Kings. Paving way and making way to and for a greener land''
See another photo she shared after the cut...

Photo: Governor Nyesom Wike shows off his family

New governor of Rivers State - Nyesom Wike, with his wife Eberechi Wike and their three children..

Photo: Two friends die trying to stop a suicide bomber

2 volunteer security guards (pictured above) are being hailed as heroes for stopping an ISIS suicide bomber reaching worshipers at a mosque in Saudi Arabia yesterday.

Independent UK reports; 
Two young men who reportedly stopped an Isis suicide bomber entering a mosque in Saudi Arabia are being hailed as heroes after being killed when he blew himself up. 
The friends, named as Mohammed Hassan Ali bin Isa and Abdul-Jalil al-Arbash, died after reportedly turning the attacker away from the Imam Hussein mosque in Dammam yesterday. Eyewitnesses claim the man was disguised as a woman and tried to enter through a closed female entrance before going to the main gate, where the pair were manning a civilian checkpoint.

Photo: Former president Jonathan & wife at Thanksgiving Service today

Former President Jonathan & former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan with Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike at the Saint Peters Anglican Church, Yenagoa during a Special Thanksgiving Service for the Former President today Saturday May 30th.

Meanwhile, spot CAN president, pastor Oritsejafor with the former First Family in Bayelsa today. He sent a rep to the inauguration yesterday in Abuja...this means like Patience Jonathan, he didn't want to be there!

"Igos Yahoo Love ft Helen Paul, Dj Xclusive & Uvbi"

After a successful 3years of Igos Live Comedy Concerts. Igos returns in grand style to uphold his promise to give you another quality time with the 2015 edition of Igos Live Comedy Series.

Featuring: Igos, Akpororo, Gordons, Klint D'drunk, Seyi Law, Helen Paul, Gandoki, De don, Acapella, Wahala alias 1st Lady, Monkals, Yemi Alade, Phyno, Oritsefemi, Orezi, Skales, Timi Dakolo, Toby Grey, Debie Rise, Blackmagic, Mc Galaxy, Dj Xclusive, Dj Indo

Desmond Elliot reveals he's being sexually harassed by same man harassing Yul Edochie

Actor turned politician Desmond Elliot took to his twitter account today to reveal he's being sexually harassed by a gay man named Steve. This is the same person who has been accused of harassment by a few actors including Yul Edochie. What Desmond wrote after the cut...

''My cousin almost kidnapped & killed my brother' - Emeka Mbadiwe alleges, shares pics

A guy named Emeka Mbadiwe sent in the story, alleging that his cousin tried to kidnap and kill his brother, Chika Mbadiwe (pictured above in the hospital after the incident). Read story below...
These are the faces of Otiti Mbadiwe (nephew of Ozumba Mbadiwe, the great politician who was named after the longest Street in V. I) and his accomplice known as Arinze aka Arewa who on the 27th of May 2015, tried to kidnap and murder his cousin (my younger brother Chika Mbadiwe) who accommodated him at his residence in Abuja. Otito visited my brother on the said date, only for him to lay an ambush for him.

Pregnant footballer wife Abbey Clansy poses completely nude in new shoot

Footballer Peter Crouch's model wife Abbey Clansy, 29, who is expecting the couple's second child posed completely nude in new photos she shared online. See the photos after the cut..

Pres. Buhari leaves guests at inaugural lunch to attend Jumat service

Pres. Buhari yesterday Friday May 29th left some African leaders and other guests who had moved with him from the Eagles Square to the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa to celebrate his inauguration, midway into the programme to attend Jumat service. When he didn't return after many hours, organizers of the event had to invite VP Osinbajo to make remarks on behalf of Buhari.
Osinbajo, in his remarks, apologised to the guests for the President’s absence. He explained that he left in order to take part in Jumat prayers. The President did not return to the venue before the programme ended. The vice-president thanked the African leaders for attending the inauguration.“On behalf of the people of Nigeria and most especially on behalf of the President, I thank you and wish you safe journey back home.”
The vice-president later saw the African leaders off on behalf of the President before being driven away in his official car." Punch reports

Shuga Performed Special Lagos Single at Inauguration Dinner

Shuga Band performed at the inauguration dinner for the newly sworn-in governor of Lagos, His Excellency Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday night. For the occasion, the popular leader of the band, Shuga, composed a special theme song for Lagos titled 'My Lagos.' My Lagos is a contemporary highlife groove; it has the feel of Shuga taking you round Lagos in 3 minutes. The true spirit of Lagos
Listen to the Wole Oni-produced song after the cut and tell us what you think.

More photos from Osi Umenyiora's wedding to Miss Universe Leila Lopez

The handsome couple who have been together for over three years married yesterday May 29th in Leila's home of Angola. More pics after the cut...

Is Ben Affleck ready for divorce? Actor alleged to be speaking to lawyers

Actor Ben Affleck and his wife actress Jennifer Garner and their children were spotted out and about in LA on Thursday looking like a loving family but Radar Online is reporting that Ben wants to divorce Jennifer. 
"Ben and his team have definitely been engaging divorce attorneys. He’s positioning for a divorce. Right now, it’s just coming up with a strategy and whether or not it makes sense for Ben to do it quietly and jointly so there is no battle, or to do it on his own. No one is surprised he is talking to attorneys” the source told Radar. “They are more surprised they lasted this long.” the source said
Ben and Jennifer married in June 2005, about a year after they began dating following Ben's famous January 2004 split from Jennifer Lopez. They have 3 children Violet, 9, Seraphina, 6, and Samuel, 3.

I wasn't interested in politics - GEJ says + pics from his reception in Bayelsa

Former President Jonathan said during his reception in Bayelsa yesterday that before he became deputy governor of the state, he had no interest in politics. Narrating how he dabbled into politics, Jonathan said,
“It all started with me and Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha. I knew Alamieyeseigha when he wanted to contest the governorship of Bayelsa State under the defunct United Nigeria Congress Party. That was the first time I knew Alamieyeseigha. We formed groups in every local governments – two persons to sign petition to enable Alamieyeseigha to contest. But a late Chief Judge asked me and one person from Ogbia to sign the petition. Even though I was a civil servant, I signed the document. I was in the Oil Mineral Producing Areas Development Commission then. Of course, when he started his campaign, I joined.
His story is very interesting. Continue to read it plus photos from the reception after the cut...

A closer look at the children of The First Family...

The President, his wife, Aisha and his late wife definitely have good genes. Their kids are beautiful. More pics after the cut...

Madonna slammed for making reference to her son's eggplant on instagram

Singer Madonna was slammed by fans after appearing to make reference to her 14 year old son's eggplant in an Instagram post. A few days ago, she uploaded a video of her son Rocco Ritchie doing a backflip in a garden while wearing a pair of bright orange boxer briefs and wrote;
"Rocco's preferred profile #nosausage,"
Some laughed but others thought it was wildly inappropriate and really insulted her. Is there anything wrong in what she said? #nosausage is the issue here...

Official portrait of the First Lady of Jigawa state

Introducing the beautiful First Lady of Jigawa State. A new era of elegant First Ladies.
Photographer: Nonso Okoye
Make up: @bridesprofile

Photos: Chimamanda at Wellesley College giving a commencement speech

Inspiring woman. Love her yellow head-wrap. See another photo of the Wellesley 2015 graduates waving their copies of Chimamanda's "We Should All Be Feminists" after the cut...

Bruce Jenner set to appear as a woman on Vanity Fair cover

Bruce Jenner who stepped out recently in blonde hair is set is set to pose for Vanity Fair magazine as a woman according to reports. The unveiling of Bruce as a woman will appear on Vanity Fair either in the June or July issue, which will make it his first photo-shoot and interview since officially coming out as transgender in the Diane Sawyer interview.

According to People magazine, Bruce - the woman - will be photographed by famed photographer Annie Leibovitz for the cover.

T-Smallz (Gambia) Ft. I-Octane (Jamaica) drops "Fire Dancer" in Nigeria

After seven years of professional lyrical adventure and with over 14 years experience on the music scene, Gambian music Ace, Real name Ebrima Suso popularly known as Trobul Smallz & T Smallz Suso for short is drops his international mega hit Single titled “Fire Dancer” ft Jamaican super star i-Octane in Nigeria.

Singer Seyi Shay is sexy in lingerie on the cover of Made magazine

Singer Seyi Shay is the cover girl for the June issue of Made magazine & she's stunning on the cover. More photos after the cut...

Black Japanese Miss Universe Japan fights for acceptance in her home country

After winning Miss Universe Japan and facing criticism for not being “Japanese enough,” Ariana Miyamoto is still fighting to change the conception of mixed-race people Japan.

Race is based off what heritage you link back to, while ethnicity is the learned cultural behaviors of a certain region. This means because Miyamoto is half African American and half Japanese, her race is African-American and Japanese, while her ethnicity is Japanese because she was born and raised in Japan.

Photos from the presidential Inauguration Gala

Some photos from the presidential Inauguration Gala which held at the Presidential Villa last night. More pics after the cut...

Photo: Woman who stabbed husband to death, remanded in Bayelsa

Report written and sent in by LIB reader, Ebiowei Lawal from Bayelsa. Read below...
Mrs. Victoria Ambakadrimo, the 28-year-old woman that stabbed her husband, Late Barr. Henry Gagariga, to death with a kitchen knife on the throat around 11pm of Wednesday, February 4 after a quarrel in Bayelsa has finally appeared before a state high court in Yenagoa for the first time.
The presiding judge, Justice A.S Rotimi, adjourned proceeding to 18th June 2015, to enable the prosecuting (the state) hand over certain forensic evidences to the defence counsels before hearing commence.

Amber Rose shares half nude sultry photo in the pool

Ms. Rose shared this sultry photo of her chilling in the Pool half nude.

Media Perspectives partners and leading Nigeria brands to Launch Good Morning Nigeria

Leading Media buying and planning agency, Media Perspectives, in collaboration with ARM, Coca-Cola, Jumia, Leadway, Mansard and Samsung has announced the launch of the Good Morning Nigeria initiative. 

Good morning Nigeria (GMN) is a CSR as well as advertising-funded initiative that will enable subscribers enjoy free talk time within the hours of 5am to 8am daily.

Photos from the Lagos State Government Inaugural Ball

Hosted by Gbenja Adeyinka and Tee A, a dinner night filled with music and dance to welcome the new Governor of Lagos State, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode. More photos after the cut...

Nicki Minaj shares throwback photo of herself

The 32 year old rapper shared this photo of herself when she was younger and captioned it 'Chase your dreams'. When you chase your dreams with hard work, perseverance and dedication.. and sometimes luck, dreams do come true.

The First Lady of Nigeria Aisha Buhari closes beauty parlour

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, until recently, owned one of the biggest spas and beauty institutes in the country. Situated along Camp Road, a high brow area of Ungwan-Rimi Government Residential Area in Kaduna State.
She owned Hanzy Spa and Hanzy Beauty Institute. The beauty Institute was the first beauty institute in Northern Nigeria and is a National Board of Technical Education accredited vocational training centre and registered by the Ministry of Education with the aim of exploring the untapped wealth in the emerging beauty industry.

Ashanti may have a new beau NFL player Darnell Dockett

Ashanti has always been private about her personal life, but it seems the Grammy-winner has been throwing out subtle signs of a new relationship with San Francisco 49'er Darnell Dockett.

For the past few months the pair have tossed flirtatious messages at each other on Twitter, including one from Ashanti that showcased a bouquet of flowers presumably from Dockett.

Ashanti, who's most public relationship was with the rapper Nelly, has yet to confirm or deny her ties to Dockett.

Veteran actor Peter Bunor laid to rest

The remains of veteran actor, Peter Bunor who died earlier this month following protracted illness will be laid to rest today at his home-town, Ogwash-Uku in Delta State.

According to funeral arrangements released by the family, the Service of songs took place yesterday Friday, May 29, 2015 at his residence located along Dominion Hostel, through Nshiagu College, Delta State Polytechnic Road, Ogwash-Uku.

Funeral service and internment will hold at the same venue today Saturday, May 30 from 10am while reception follows immediately at the same venue. May his soul rest in Peace.. Amen

Photos: Kendall Jenner shows off her long legs and derriere in Brazil

19 year old model, Kendall who just returned from Monaco on Thursday is currently in Brazil to promote the clothing brand Le Lis Blanc. She was spotted in a high-waisted black shorts with a cropped matching jacket - both of which featured a shiny embroidered floral design. She also shared this bottom photo of herself on her Instagram page and captioned it 'strawberry string'. More photos after the cut.