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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Naomi Campbell has some thoughts on people who got famous on Instagram

Quite a number of people have become quite famous via social media, with no talent, no skill, not even a sex tape...:-). In the olden days, it took a lot for you to be famous, to be called a supermodel. You must put a lot of hard work and years in the business, then there's talent, beauty and personality. But not these days, not with the advent of social media. All you need is a lot of following and you're one of the 'Instagirls' - a term addressed on the September issue of Vogue starring 9 supermodels with millions of followers. Speaking about the new phenomenon on the The Meredith Viera Show this week, Naomi Campbell, who's been in the business for nearly 30 years, said;
"It's amazing. I mean, good luck to them. I just feel my generation of women, like Cindy Crawford, Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Claudia Schiffer, we had to earn our stripes and take our stepping stones to get to where we have gotten, to accomplish what we have achieved to this date. I kind of feel like, 'My God, we've worked so hard and we are still working at it, then it just comes like that for them.' But I sometimes believe easy come, easy go. So I am actually grateful for the way I had my career. I wouldn't want it any other way."

Soludo's self serving article on Economic management is deficit in facts, logic & honor - Okonjo-Iweala

Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has responded to former CBN governor Charles Soludo's article titled Buhari Vs Jonathan: Beyond the election, where he criticized the presidential economic team (read here). NOI's response below...
1. For anyone who has not read Professor Charles Soludo’s article on January 25 2015, I would encourage them to do so. It is littered with abusive and unbecoming language. It shows how an embittered loser in the Nigerian political space can get so derailed that they commit intellectual harakiri by deliberately misquoting economic facts and maliciously turning statistics on their head to justify a hatchet job. We hope all the intellectuals in the international circles in which Professor Soludo has told us he flies around in will read what a Professor of Economics has chosen to do with his intellect.

Pics: Newlyweds Cameron Diaz & Benji Madden share a kiss during basketball game

The couple who married a few weeks ago after dating for less than a year were spotted smooching each other not minding the thousands of spectators around them during a basketball game at Los Angeles Staples Center yesterday Tuesday January 27th. When they were caught on Kiss Cam, they laughed it off. So happy for Cameron. See more pics after the cut...

Photo: Governor Ayo Fayose's mum is a beauty

Beautiful picture of Governor Fayose's mother taken during a wedding in Ekiti recently. She's a beauty! Photo credit: @Hanselnduokeke

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Photos: Actor Ernest Obi shows off his family...

Haven't seen a pic of him in a while. Nollywood actor Ernest Obi showed off his wife and 2 beautiful kids. He also has other children with his ex-wife. More pics after the cut...

Pic: Pres. Jonathan visits Warri billionaire Ayiri Emami at his home

Ayiri Emami's younger brother shared the photo on instagram and wrote "We had to welcome the president to our home"

Lupita Nyong'o and K'Naan have split?

There are reports that Oscar winning actress Lupita Nyong'o and Somali-Canadian rapper K'naan have split after dating for about a year.

From Us Magazine
A source confirms to Us that Nyong'o is single after splitting from her rapper boyfriend K'naan. The insider close to Nyong'o tells Us that the 12 Years a Slave actress was the one to break off her relationship from K'naan. Their split happened last year, the source adds.

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Heartbreaking pic of 8-month old baby who survived BH attack

Pictured above is 8-month-old Afiniki who lost her left arm during a Boko Haram attack in Chakawa village, a christian village in Plateau state on January 26th 2014. Photo credit: Washington Post.

Houston woman who married herself claps back at her critics

On January 3rd, Houston woman Yasmin Eleby married herself after finding herself still single at 40. Read the story here. She got a lot of bashing from the online community for marrying herself. Many didn't agree with her methods and slammed her for it, many others mocked her. Well, Yasmin has clapped back at her critics, and says she doesn't regret her decision...
"The ceremony is not about me being bitter for not having a man. It wasn’t like, “OK, I’m upset that I’m 40 and don’t have a man.” I wanted to show myself my self-love, my self-worth and my self-respect. It was always about me loving me. When God sends me my husband, he will come, but until then, I’m OK with it just being with me." Continue

Photos: Fatal accident on Mile2 road this morning

‎An accident involving two commercial buses and a trailer occurred this morning along the Mile2 expressway. Eyewitness report says about 4 people died in the accident. Sad! More pics after the cut..

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Pic: Fuji musician Malaika builds multi-million naira house in Lagos

Fuji music star, Alhaji Sulaimon ‘Malaika’ Alao Adekunle has completed multi -million Naira house in Ajah, Lagos. The house will be officially opened very soon by Malaika's idol, K1 De Ultimate. Malaika current lives in Ebute Metta but will be moving to his new home soon. Congrats to him.

Annie Idibia releases statement regarding those photos of 2face & Pero

Yeah, I didn't share those pics here...some things you just leave alone. But the pics went viral and some stories were concocted. Annie has reacted. Her statement below...
I am aware of the photo's circulating the internet with my husband and Pero Adeniyi. I want to state officially that I was not in that space at that time and therefore there was no confrontation between myself and Pero Adeniyi.
Pero Adeniyi and this momentary indiscretion poses no threat whatsoever to my relationship with my husband. Continue...

2face Idibia reacts to the pics that some of you have seen...

If you don't know what this is about, I can't help you..:-)

Certificate controversy: My critics will remain in court – Buhari

Presidential candidate of the APC, Gen Buhari says those who are aggrieved about his certificate and the issues surrounding it should go to court and remain there. He said this while speaking with some journalists after members of the Peoples Democratic Movement, PDM came to show their solidarity in the forthcoming election. He said that INEC said it has received his document and that anyone who has a contrary view to this is free to head to the court

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Dear LIB readers - My boss is making me uncomfortable

From a female LIB reader
I am a corps member serving in Yenagoa. I have a work problem and it's with my immediate boss. He calls me "baby" or "my baby" or "my darling". He uses my name and surname as his password. He rubs my shoulders and looks at me in a lecherous way. When he started offering me money, I refused but he covered up and said he gives me because of the amount of workload I carry and that I shouldn't refuse again when he does. He offers me lifts and I refuse with the excuse that I have somewhere else to go, not home. But the shocker is that recently, he told me he is falling in love with me and that I shouldn't be scared. Continue...

Photos: Tiger Woods replaces tooth that got knocked out

Golf legend Tiger Woods has replaced the tooth that got knocked out by a cameramen when he was in Italy last week to celebrate his girlfriend's Lindsey Vonn breaking World Cup ski record (pictured right). Tiger showed off his complete teeth while chatting with the media during a practice round at the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale in Arizona on yesterday Jan. 27th. (left)

Photos: MBGN Queen Celestine meets Nick Jonas, Telemundo stars

Celestine Queen, Nigeria's rep to the Miss Universe 2014 pageant which held in Miami last Sunday met quite a few popular Telemundo stars at the pageant and made sure to take pics. She's pictured left with Nick Jonas and right with Telemundo star, Gabriel Valenzuela. See more photos after the cut...

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Journalist claims foreign journalists are being blocked from getting visas to cover elections in Nigeria

Geoffrey York is an Africa correspondent for The Globe and Mail, based in Johannesburg, South Africa and he's on Twitter claiming foreign journalists are being blocked form getting visas to cover elections in Nigeria. If this is true, why so? More tweets after the cut...

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Sold by their own families for £50k: Tanzania's albinos hacked apart by witchdoctors who believe their body parts 'bring luck'

Tanzania has the highest number of killings and attacks of albinos in Africa and trade in body parts of the special people is driven by belief that they bring luck and wealth.

From UK Daily Mail 
Tanzania's albinos are being 'hunted down like animals' as greed for money and influence drives families to turn on their own loved ones in a trade allegedly fuelled by some of the country's most powerful people. It is believed albino body parts will bring a person wealth, or luck - and for that, people are willing to pay as much as $3,000 or $4,000 for a limb, or as much as $75,000 - about £50,000 - for the 'full set', a whole body.

Graphic pics: Student's head cut open during clash between APC and PDP members in Ekiti state

A student of the Ekiti state University suffered severe cut on his head during a clash between the APC and the PDP in the state on Saturday January 24th. While the APC allege that the clash broke out after the National Vice-President, External, National Association of Nigerian Students, Tosin Ogunkuade was arrested by the state police for speaking during its presidential campaign, the state Governor in his defence said the people arrested were thugs of the APC who wanted to cause trouble in the state. The youngman with the cut is currently receiving medical attention. The pic is bad. See it after the cut...

8 burnt to death in Ogbomosho, Oyo state

Eight persons were burnt to death after a diesel tanker commuting along the Ogbomosho road in Oyo collided with three vehicles at about 11am today January 27th. According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the tanker lost control of his tanker and crashed into the other vehicles. There was an explosion and 8 occupants from the three vehicles were burnt beyond recognition.

New Video: Runtown - The Latest

2014 Headies 'Next Rated Act' nominee 'RunTown' officially kicks off his 2015 campaign with this superb solo effort - The Latest 'The Latest' is a potential hit single produced by Shizzi, A&R by Bankuli & the video was shot in Johannesburg/Sun City, South Africa - directed by Sesan!

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Funke Kuti vents on instagram over 'false' stories written about her

You have an idea who she's talking about?

Explain the source of your terrorist tapes, PDP tells APC

A press statement from the PDP below..
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alerts that the All Progressives Congress (APC) has in its possession, tapes of terrorist attacks on innocent Nigerians, which it intends to air to achieve its selfish purpose.
Indeed, upon the release of the tapes, the APC must explain to Nigerians how it got hold of them. We ask, is the APC working in collaboration with terrorist cells, who have been unleashing violence against innocent citizens of our dear nation?

Rapper Eve talks having a back-up/reserve boyfriend when you're in a relationship

If you get to a certain age, especially after you hit 30, most women start to think about settling down. Many people will tell you that at that age, you must have your back up/reserve guy, in case the man you're with disappoints you. The reserve guy is not necessarily someone you are dating or even sleeping with, he's just someone that really likes you but instead of telling him you're not available, you lead him on, keep him interested until your main man marries you. He's like our 'side man'...:-)

Anyway, rapper Eve sat down with Huffington Post live where she talked about the pressure to marry, having her reserve man and how she broke it the news of her engagement to him. Read after the cut...

Photos: Accident in Benin leaves two seriously injured

An accident occurred around Mission Road axis in Benin today that left two people seriously injured. According to eye witnesses, a police Hilux bus collided with a commercial bus. The injured, only from the commercial bus, were immediately rushed to the hospital. More pics after the cut...

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Photos: We finally get to see what Kelly Rowland's son looks like

Since they welcomed their son in November 2014, Kelly and her husband Tim have never really shared a photo of his face, just other parts. Well, we finally get to see what Titan looks like. That's him being carried by his nanny as his parents met with Jay Z and Beyonce for lunch on Sunday...

Did 9ice refer to himself as an illiterate?

He posted this picture on his instagram page and wrote what you see above...

Beyonce, Jay Z, Tina Knowles, Kelly Rowland & her husband meet up for lunch

Beyonce, Jay Z and her mum Tina Knowles, and Blue Ivy met with Kelly Rowland, her husband Tim Witherspoon and their son Titan for lunch at an LA restaurant on Sunday Jan. 25th - the restaurant was reportedly shut down so the stars could have lunch in peace. Peep more pics after the cut...

NEMA registers 8,000 IDPs after Sunday Monguno attack by BH

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA says it has so far registered 8,000 Internally Displaced Persons who fled Mungonu to Maiduguri, after the attack on the village by Boko Haram members on Sunday Jan. 25th. The North East Zonal Coordinator of NEMA, Mr Mohammed Kanar revealed this to newsmen yesterday January 26th.

It's a boy! Adaeze Yobo announces the sex of her unborn baby

In a video that was released on instagram recently, Adaeze said during her baby shower that she was having a baby boy. "I'm having a baby boy, another boy!" she announced