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Friday, January 30, 2015

Graphic pics: Executed ISIS fighters lined up in the ruins of border town of Kobane

Kurdish fighters killed more than 20 ISIS militants during continued fighting in the villages around Kobane which was liberated earlier this week after months of bitter street fighting. In one village, a Kurd was today pictured standing over the bodies of Islamic extremists after they were killed in Halimce, a village east of the town...

Governor Fashola dancing shoki? Lol (photo)

Governor Fashola pictured dancing at APC rally in Lagos today...

Taribo West, Waje, Omawumi, others watch as football triumphs in Malta Guinness Game On

All good things come to an end and so it was with the first season of Game On, the Malta Guinness-powered reality series to find Naijas’ true passion. The thrilling show kicked off with an opening round of jokes and banter by humour merchants, Owen Gee and Lepacious Bose who after getting the audience in stitches handed over to another king of comedy Gordons, the official; host of the night.

Nigerian transgender man talks about the joy & danger of living his truth

He used to be a woman. Born in Lagos Nigeria. Now living in the US as Rizi Xavier Timane, a man. In an interview with Ebony, he reflects on his journey to living his truth, and the burden that comes with doing it in a country (US) that doesn't value 'Black men'.
I was born in Lagos, Nigeria, and I was assigned the female gender at birth. Both of these facts amounted to one thing: I had no power, no respect, and no privilege, nor would I have much of any of these throughout my life. Add in that I came from a less than wealthy family and was, for all intents and purposes, a lesbian, and I became a truly invisible human being; when I wasn’t being ridiculed or abused, I basically did not exist.

Buhari was never stoned in Lagos - APC

Press release from APC regarding the alleged stoning of Buhari at his Lagos rally today...
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has denied the concocted story by former Minister of State for Defence Musiliu Obanikoro that the party's presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, was pelted with stone during the party's rally in Lagos, saying a lie has never worn a bolder face.

Photos: 2 lucky students get Scholarships as Omotola visits Govt School Lugbe

The third day of "Omosexy@20" world tour Abuja, saw Omotola visiting Government Senior Secondary School Lugbe. The 2013 Time 100 most Influential Icon, took with her; personalied hand sanitizers and #igatvalue Notepads which she encouraged the students to record their dreams and visions with. Omotola supported by another Speaker, Mr Kayode Ajayi-Smith from Leap Africa, both spoke to the students extensively on patriotism, following ones dreams and focus. See the photos after the cut...

Exclusive: Official photos from P-Square's father's burial today

Chief Moses Okoye, the father of Peter and Paul Okoye of P-Square fame was buried today, Friday, 30 January, 2015 at his hometown in Ifitedunu, Anambra State. His last journey home started on Thursday with a Service of Songs. After the event, P-Square paid a courtesy visit to the monarch of the village. On Friday, the burial mass was held at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, Ifitedunu. Security for the event was marshalled by Golden Events Solution team led by Mambo Adeniyi, P-Square’s official bodyguard. See the photos after the cut...

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Lol. See what Osun governor did on his way to APC campaign today

That’s Osun state gov Rauf Aregbesola, on his way to the APC campaign this afternoon, throwing cash and recharge cards to his supporters. He actually sat on top of a moving bus...lol

50cent's ex-girlfriend accuses him of abuse after he mocks her on instagram

So here's what happened. A few days ago, MTO did a post on one of 50 Cent's former girlfriends, named Holly. When the rapper saw the post, he reposted it on his instagram labeling her community Puzzy. When Holly saw what 50cent put on instagram, she got into a nasty fight with him and made some shocking claims. She said 50 Cent physically assaulted. When some followers didn't believe her, Holly then posted messages between herself and 50 Cent where she threatened to release pictures of her battered body. See it after the cut...

Was Buhari stoned at Lagos rally? See the massive turn out

The APC held their rally at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos today & a few people are tweeting that he was pelted with stones. Did that happen? Meanwhile see pics from the rally after the cut...

Obanikoro, 6 others make new ministerial list

Former Minister of state Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, who resigned his position in October 2014 to pursue his governorship ambition in Lagos state which he lost, and six others have been nominated to be Ministers by President Jonathan. A list of the seven nominees was sent to the senate earlier today for screening and confirmation. Kenneth Kobani from Rivers state and Patricia Akwashiki from Nasarawa state also made the list.

Awesome fresh talent alert: Loria - Hello

'Hello' is a fresh pop and upbeat sound by the new kid on our music radar Loria. 'Hello' was produced by the talented E Kelly, together these two have created musical and lyrical magic. Loria is definitely one to look out for! To keep up with this talent, follow @cocoloria on twitter and become a
part  of her Facebook fam on Facebook.com/pages/Loria-Nnam.  https://soundcloud.com/loria-5

Shopkeeper who saved lives at Paris supermarket terror attack given heroic welcome to Mali

Lassana Bathily, the 24 year old Malian-born employee who saved the lives of several shoppers at Kosher supermarket during the Paris attack that left 4 dead on Jan. 9th was given a heroic welcome in Mali yesterday, 9 years after he left his birth country for France.

Lassana was welcomed by Malian government officials led by the Malian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cheickkna Kamissoko. He and his father later had lunch with the Malian French Ambassador at the french embassy in Mali.

Photos from P-Square's father's burial in Anambra state

The Okoye brothers are burying their dad in Anambra state today. Paul Okoye shared some pics...

Photo: Jide Kosoko’s wife, Henrietta Kosoko in car crash

Wife of Nollywood actor, Jide kosoko, Henrietta Kosoko, was involved in accident along Sagamu Abeokuta road this afternoon. She was traveling in her grey color SUV when her car veered off the road and hit a standing PHCN pole. Residents came to her rescue and and rushed her to the hospital.

"She's been taken to Lajoro Hospital in Abeokuta. God took total control". Her husband confirmed!

Suge Knight arrested after killing friend in Hit and Run

Notorious former music exec Suge Knight has been arrested after fatally running down a friend on the set of the movie, 'Straight Outta Compton' after getting into a fight with security. He reportedly then backed up over the men he hit as he fled the scene. Full report from TMZ below..
Multiple witnesses tell us a movie shoot -- involving Ice Cube and Dr. Dre -- was going down when Suge pulled up in his car. We're told security told Suge to leave and that's when trouble began.
A fight broke out between Suge and 2 men. Suge got back into his car, took the wheel and threw the vehicle in reverse ... and ran over a man who suffered fatal injuries.

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Seun Kuti wants a debate with Gen. Buhari

Maybe they can make this happen? :-)

Jordan 'says it will hang all ISIS captives' if group kills Jordanian pilot captured in Syria

Jordanian pilot First Lieutenant Mu'ath Safi Yousef al-Kaseasbeh was captured by ISIS militants in December after his plane was shot down while he was conducting airstrikes over Syria. Now Jordan has threatened to kill all ISIS prisoners in their country if Mu'ath is killed by ISIS.

From Mail Online
Jordan has threatened to fast-track the execution of a would-be suicide bomber ISIS is trying to free if the terror group kills its captured pilot, it was reported today.
The government has apparently warned that Sajida al-Rishawi and other jailed ISIS commanders would be 'quickly judged and sentenced' in revenge for Muath al-Kaseasbeh's death.

Prof. Pat Utomi writes on the controversial Charles Soludo article

Professor of political economy and former presidential candidate Pat Utomi shared this on his Facebook this morning. Read and tell us what you think... 
The firestorm generated by Chukwuma Soludo’s well reasoned commentary on the place of issues in the 2015 electioneering campaign has somehow become the core of the campaign. What a way to come from outside and define agenda.
Of course I do not agree with all the points marshaled by the erstwhile CBN Governor and Patito’s Gang member, but not to commend his citizen duty of engagement or indicate as reprehensible the resort to ad hominen bashing of the former Economic Adviser instead of providing Facts to counter the views he had raised. 

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe named new African Union chairman

90 year old Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe has been named the new Chairman of the African Union. He took over from Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz at a ceremony which held at the Union's secretariat in Addis Abbaba, Ethiopia this morning. Why is this man at this age taking on more responsibility?

New Video: Samcole - Love Nwantinti

The amazing, incredible and versatile songster and the 2015 much talked about kid "Samcole" has dropped the much talked about video for his single hit "Love Nwantinti". Produced by the humble and talented Magic finger and shot in South Africa. It's a video you sure don't want to miss. Enjoy...

Did Flavour just share a photo of his daughter?

Are we finally seeing Flavour's daughter with Sandra Okagbue? The high life singer, who's been very discreet about his daughter who was born in September 2014, posted this pic on his instagram page

Youth Corper shares essays she got from her sec school students on social media

Indeed, education in some schools is just not it. Might be hilarious but these are Junior Secondary School students not primary school kids. Read and be amused! See more after cut...

Buhari finds Amaechi trying to wear his APC sunglasses hilarious

Cute! Amaechi in his sunglasses after the cut...

Guess their beef is officially over!

Nice one!

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BBA Tayo Faniran shares more adorable photos of his son

He's so precious!

Dear men, please come and explain this. How do you guys reason?

So according to reports, Johnny Depp, 51, is getting ready to marry his girlfriend, Amber Heard, 28, next weekend on his private Bahamian Island. According to Page Six, the wedding will hold over the weekend of February 7-8 and about 50 guests have been invited to the wedding.

Johnny began officially dating Amber Heard in 2012, a few weeks after he announced his separation from French actress and singer Vanessa Paradis, the mother of his two children.

Johnny was with Vanessa for 14 years and they had two children together but he never gave her a ring. During an interview in 2009, Vanessa said she'd never been married, that it was something she was looking forward to one day...hopefully with the father of her children. Johnny later did an interview saying he'd been married once and now understands you don't need a paper to define your relationship with someone you love, so it wasn't something he was eager to do again.

So two years after dating Amber, he's now ready to try marriage for a second time, but not with a woman who was with him for 14 years. Men biko, oya explain how you people reason...:-)

Pics: Gen. Buhari at Governor Fashola's Lagos residence today

Buhari is currently in Lagos at governor Fashola's residence. They are campaigning in Lagos today I think. See more photos after the cut...

Super Eagles footballer, Sunday Emmanuel, shows off his family

Nigerian Footballer Sunday Chukuamaka Emmanuel, 22, who plays for SV Grödig in Austria as a striker showed off his family on his instagram page. Another pic of his wife and daughter after the cut...

MTN Project Fame 2nd runner-up 'Christian' lands N multi million record deal

Christian Amoah, 2nd runner up of the recently concluded MTN sponsored reality show MTN Project Fame West Africa 7.0 has landed a multi million naira recording contract with Bespoke Entertainment Nigeria, a 360 Entertainment Company with core expertise on music ,movies, event and management.

Reno Omokri shades Buhari for refusing to participate in presidential debate

And they were keeping tab? These politicians sef. Lol. See the rest after the cut...

Exclusive pics from workers protest at Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos

I told y'all a few days ago that workers of the Federal Palace Hotel, Lagos, are currently protesting against the management of the hotel. Here are exclusive pics from their protest right in front of their hotel. The workers are alleging maltreatment, poor salaries and sacking of staff without any genuine reason as part of the reasons for the protest.

A staff told LIB that what angered them even more was the recent deduction of N7,500 from their salary due to a claim from management that workers have been overpaid for 5 years. They said there is disregard for their rights and unjust exploitation of their services hence disregard for their effort and hard work. The workers said they've had enough and are demanding change from management. They are now insisting on an association to help them fight for their rights. More pics after the cut..

Photo: Hospital in search of accident victim's relative

The young man pictured above was involved in a ghastly car accident and was rushed to St Nicholas hospital in Lagos where he is currently in a coma and no relative has come to the hospital to check on him. The hospital took to their twitter handle to call on the public to help locate his relatives..

Asari Dokubo's wife calls out OBJ, Gen. Danjuma in new Facebook post

This ex-militant wife and her epistles...:-)

The Wedding Industry Conference to hold at The Haven, Ikeja Feb. 4th

On Wednesday 4th February 2014, wedding vendors, stakeholders, entrepreneurs and enthusiasts will gather for a day of networking, mentoring and discussions on pertinent issues about Nigeria’s every growing wedding industry. This is going to be the biggest gathering of participants in the wedding industry, an event anyone who does a business that caters for weddings and events must attend!

If Jonathan loses, Nigeria will break - Tompolo insists

Former leader of the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo) has restated the resolve of the Niger Delta warlords to make Nigeria ungovernable if President Jonathan fails to return as president in next month's general election.

In a statement released by his Media Adviser, Mr Paul Bebenimibo, in Warri yesterday January 29th, Tompolo attacked Gen Theophilus Danjuma for calling for his arrest alongside Asari Dokubo and other Niger delta warlords. He said the treaty that merged the Northern and Southern protectorate of Nigeria expired last year and everyone should be grateful to President Jonathan for keeping Nigeria together. Part of his statement after the cut...but meanwhile, the presidency has condemned this war threat from Tompolo and others..