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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Soni and Betty Irabor celebrate 31 years wedding anniversary

Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Genevieve magazine, Betty Irabor and her husband, Soni Irabor are celebrating their 31st wedding anniversary today. The couple got married on 29th July 1983 and are blessed with two children. Happy anniversary to them.

Film Made in Nigeria is on revolution at Del-York Creative Academy Capacity Building Program

Film made in Nigeria has gone through several changes in the past decade, and it is about to get even better. Ask two or more people around you and you’d reach a consensus on this fact. And yes, we are on that journey! 

If you come by The Digital Bridge Institute, Lagos now and for the next four weeks, you’d see a bright and eager breed of participants undergoing an array of highly intensive hands-on courses at the 2014 Del-York Creative Academy (DCA). The workshop tagged Film Made in Nigeria, is channeled at improving the skillset and creative capacity of film makers and broadcast journalists in Nigeria. Continue...

Miracle babies. LIB reader gives birth to quintuplets (5 babies) pics

A LIB reader gave birth to quintuplets (5 babies) at once on Thursday July 24th in Ifite Nnobi in Anambra state. Though she lost one girl but 2 boys and 2 girls survived. This is absolutely incredible. See more pics after the cut...

Son of former FCT Minister, Nasir El Rufai dies in car accident

Hamza El Rufai, one of the sons of the former Minister of the FCT & Chieftain of the APC, Nasir El Rufai died this morning July 29th in a car accident. His father took to his Facebook page to announce his passing on. Such a young man. Too sad! May his soul rest in peace.. Amen

This has got to be wrong in every way! (Photo)

A mother was heavily criticized by social media users after she shared this pic of her young daughter on her instagram page. Most said the shorts is too short for a girl this age...but she refused to take it down saying only pervs see anything other than a young girl in nice clothes. What do you think?

Shop till you drop as Zima Fashion drops 30% off all women apparels

Zima Fashion, Nigerias premium women fashion site has opened up a mouth-watering discount off classy women clothes, shoes, and accessories. Continue...

Photos from blogger Sisi Yemmie's white wedding..

Here are the wedding photos of lifestyle blogger Yemisi Aiyedun popularly known as Sisi Yemmie and her man Yomi Odusanya, who were the winners of My Big Nigerian Wedding Season 1. They got married on Friday July 18th. See more photos after the cut...

Monday, July 28, 2014

Blessing Okagbare wins Gold in Women's 100m final in Glasgow

Sprinter Blessing Okagbare just won Gold in the Women's 100m for Nigeria in the Commonwealth Games. She won in a time of 10.85 seconds in a new Games record, making her the second fastest woman of all time in World 100 metres. She beat Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown, Kerron Stewart and England’s Asha Phillip who came second, third and fourth respectively.

Blessing becomes the first Nigerian winner of this title since Mary Onyali back in 1994. You go Blessing!

Very graphic photo: Charred remains of female suicide bomber

Pic shows the charred remains of the female suicide bomber that bombed the shopping mall close to Shoprite in Kano this afternoon. Very graphic. See it after the cut...

New Season at MisKay Boutique (photos)

Look good and feel good with hot new fashion from Miskay Boutique. New trends by your favourite UK High-Street Brands available now Instore and Online. You know what to expect from MKB. Hot fashion at affordable prices. See more photos after the cut...

Actress Nkiru Sylvanus releases new photos

Actress Nkiru Sylvanus and former Special Adviser to Imo State governor has released stunning new photos of herself as she gets ready for the U.S premiere of her new movie 'The Voice'. See more pics after the cut...

...And Davido snaps back!!

Yes, I've been stalking their social media What can I say? It's my job. Hehe. Continue...

Jonathan condemns terror attack in Kano, Adamawa & Cameroon

Find the State House press statement below...
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan wholeheartedly condemns the recent terrorist attacks in Kano and Adamawa States as well as the kidnap of the Lamido of Kolofata in Northern Cameroon, Lamido Seini Lamine and the wife of the Vice Prime Minister of Cameroon.
The President describes as shocking, callous and reprehensible the multiple bomb blasts that occurred in Kano within 24 hours, and the unrelenting attacks by the Boko Haram at a time the Muslim faithful are observing the holy festival of Eid el Fitri.  

Queen 'B’ is born on Star The Winner Is...'

Deliver an exciting rendition of Pharrell’s Happy; enchant your audience with an stimulating version of Royals by Lorde; rock the stage with an energetic performance of Seyi Shay’s Murda and finally, do it exactly like Brenda Adigwe did on Star The Winner Is music game show over the weekend.

There you have it. Click here to watch how Brenda made her way to the semi finals of Star The Winner Is and closer to 10million naira and a brand new car. Also click here  to watch highlights from the tension packed episode 2. Continue...

Chris Brown fuels Rihanna reunion rumours

Chris Brown is either trying to make Karrueche jealous or he still has a thing for Rihanna. Last week, Rihanna's bff Melissa Forde posted a throwback photo of Chris Brown and Rihanna at a park sparking rumors of a possible reunion...and now Chris Brown has added more fuel to the fire

So here's what happened. After Chris Brown posted a picture of himself in bed on his instagram page yesterday, a fan photoshopped Rihanna into the pic and posted it on instagram (pic above). 
A few minutes later, Chris Brown 'liked' the photo knowing full well that people will notice, sparking more rumours of their inevitable re-union...we are waiting!

Not again! Wizkid goes hard...! Lol.

Waiting for the person who will first @ the other...let's know this is serious! Lol

Tweet of the day...

Lol. To understand this...continue...

New Video: Yung6ix - Kpansh ft M.I

KKTBM front man and rapstar Yung6ix releases the much anticipated video for the song "Kpansh" off his highly rated debut album "6ix O'clock", available on iTunes here. The song features no other than M.I Abaga and the video was shot and directed by Bobby Boulders. Enjoy the video...

Osun campaign: Lagbaja rejects Iyiola Omisore’s offer, blasts him...

Muiscian Lagbaja over the weekend reportedly turned down an offer by the Iyiola Omisore Campaign Organisation to perform at the grand finale rally & reception for Pres. Jonathan scheduled to hold in Osogbo, Osun State, next week.

According to The Nation, Lagbaja was approached to entertain supporters of Omisore, the candidate of PDP in the up-coming governorship election in Osun State, but he declined the offer, saying;
"Though the court of the land discharged and acquitted you (Omisore) in the murder case against the former Minister of Justice in Nigeria, the late Cicero of Esa-Oke & foremost nationalist, Chief Bola Ige, I have deep-rooted innermost conviction that you are culpable in the death of my mentor and benefactor. If you offer me all the allocation of Osun State during your four-year-tenure peradventure you win (which I seriously doubt), I will not perform for Iyiola Omisore governorship election.”

Manchester City fans ask Jesus Navas the most hilarious questions

OMG! Y'all need to read this. It's hilarious! Manchester City today launched a Q&A session for their star Jesus Navas on twitter with the hashtag #AskJesus...and you won't believe some of the questions fans threw at the footballer. Twitter jokers came out in full force. See the questions after the cut...

BBA winner Dillish Matthews shows off boobs in bikini top

Hot babe!!

I met Francis my hubby on Palmchat (Part 2)

You read the part one (here). This is the continuation...enjoy!
So like I mentioned I work as a Human Resource Manager and well my name is BimpeAjayi-and don’t even ask ‘cause I’m not telling you how old I am. Anyways, because my job entails managing people, I had to devise a ways to maintain a steady two-way communication with my staff (…trust me, emails and intranet don’t always work these day). I use instant messaging mobile apps a lot; any of the platforms that my staff members are active, I use it. Be it the Whatsapps, 2gos, BBMs, Wechatsand I must say Palmchat (…will tell you why in a moment). Continue...

Joe Jackson writes an open letter to Janet Jackson

Janet Jackson's father Joe Jackson took to his personal website to pen an open letter to her telling her even though he's never said it, he's very proud of her. See the letter after the cut...

Bomb blast at Trade Fair Complex in Kano today

A bomb went off this afternoon around 1.40pm at the Trade Fair Complex on Zoo Road close to the popular Shoprite shopping mall in Kano State. According to police report, a female bomber about 18 years old died, while at least six people were injured. The area has been cordoned off  by security attached to Shoprite. Details later...

Photos: Meet Nigeria's hot representative to 2014 Commonwealth Games

Nichole Denby is American by birth but her mom is part Nigerian. She is on the Nigerian track team that's currently performing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Nichole used to run for the USA team, but only recently decided to start running for Nigeria. The 31 year old mother of one explained why she switched.
"It's great honour to compete for an African country where my roots come from, and there is no greater honour for me than to do that. The USA is saturated with athletes, they have so many different people, so they really don’t need anyone else. There is no great honour for me to represent a country like this in Africa, it really is an honour." she said in a recent interview...
See more pics of her after the cut...

Dance-hall Prince; CJ Chris premieres debut single "Shuga Banana'

Good Music uplifts the soul...with this in mind, budding Dance hall Prince; CJ Chris a.k.a Gbom Xholoko premieres a unique dance-hall joint: Shuga Banana. The Bisinga Entertainment signee, decided to thrill good music lovers this Ramadan as he merges sweet melodious igbo rhythm with strong Hausa salutations. Produced by WiseDon. Put on your dancing shoes, Download below and Dance to the song of the season.

Direct download - here

When booty implants go wrong. Kat Stacks twerks at the beach

Former video vixen and popular side chick, Kat Stacks, who was jailed for almost two years over immigration issues, was filmed twerking at the beach...and OMG!'s frightening to watch. Her butt is...I can't find the right words to describe watch it for yourself after the cut...

Photo: Meet President Jonathan's elder sister

President Jonathan and his elder sister during Eid el Fitr visit to the president by the FCT Muslim Community yesterday..