Saturday, 1 April 2017

Photo: Don Jazzy and his brothers step out in White garment robes

This is a cute photo of Don Jazzy and his brothers D'Prince and Jay Mavin all dressed in their flowing white garment robes. And just so you know, Don Jazzy used to be a drummer at a white garment church many years ago before he traveled to the UK.

Nigerian Pilot fulfills his life-long ambition of becoming the first African to fly around the World alone

In October 2016, LIB reported about Ademilola “Lola” Odujinrin; the  Nigerian pilot whose lifelong ambition was to become the first African pilot in history to fly around the world solo.
Fast forward to March 2017 and he has achieved the seemingly impossible mission.
Odujirin who works for Air Djibouti completed the final leg of his historic journey on Wednesday afternoon, landing safely at Washington Dulles International Airport.

'Thank you for your constant care and unconditional love'- Omawumi celebrates Mother-In-Law's birthday

Friday, March 31 was the birthday of Omawumi's mother-in-law, Madam Chio Yussuf and the singer had very nice words for her. In celebration, Omawumi wrote,

Over to you guys

As seen on Facebook.

Six people dead in Abuja Meningitis outbreak

Thursday, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Primary Health Care Development Board confirmed the death of yet another person due to Cerebrospinal Meningitis in Abuja. The board recorded four deaths on Tuesday in Durumi area of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), while another death from the disease occurred in Dakwa, a border village of Bwari Area Council and Niger state on Wednesday.

Priceless photo of Ciara, her husband and her son at her baby shower

Ciara had her baby shower over the weekend and shared this cute photo on her IG page Friday. Beautiful family!

Photos: Fake corporal arrested in Kaduna for extortion, currency counterfeiting

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC Kaduna Zonal office, has arrested one Hussaini Mohammed of Tanko Road Barakallahu Kaduna State following a petition received from the Kaduna State Vigilance Service for alleged case of extortion, currency counterfeiting and impersonation of the Nigerian Police Force.

Halle Berry poses braless in sheer outfit

The 50 year old gorgeous actress and mother of two shared this photo on her page and captioned it:"Me when someone says "I'm coming over and I've got snacks."

Woman shares heartwarming video with her grandma who is suffering dementia and it's gone viral for all the right reasons

From time to time, Maryanna Hallom shares videos of her grandma Anabelle who is suffering from dementia in order to raise awareness about the disease. She recently shared a video where she called on all caregivers and family of those suffering from dementia to show love to the sufferer because that is all they need.

Photos: Scores wounded in disastrous accident along Owerri-Onitsha road

A Sienna bus conveying passengers to Alvan Ikoku Federal College of Education for their wards' matriculation, was involved in a disastrous accident along Owerri-Onitsha road, Umuahia axis in Mbaitolu Local Government Area on Friday evening. It was gathered that the front tyre burst and the Sienna collided with other vehicles, leaving scores wounded.

Photo: Dead body of newborn baby found dumped in drainage

An angry Nigerian Facebook user posted the photo, raining fire and brimstone on women that commit such dastardly act. Another photo after the cut..

China bans its Muslims from having 'abnormal beards' or wearing veils

China's Xinjiang region is home to a Muslim majority and the area has been plagued with religious restiveness in recent years. As part of the new 'Regulations on Extremisation of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region', the country has introduced a ban on 'abnormal' beards and wearing of veils in public places. Refusal to watch or listen to state media has also been outlawed. The new rules which come into effect from April 1 states:

Suspended lawmaker, Abdulmumin Jibrin advises Pres Buhari to resign, says Nigeria can't afford a partime leader

Jibrin gave the advise via his twitter handle. He says pictures of President Buhari that have been released in recent times, shows a man that seriously needs home care and not someone that should be burdened with office work. He says President Buhari should be advised to resign and then allowed to nominate someone who can be Vice President. He also advised that Aisha Buhari should be given a position in the cabinet as she has paid her dues in APC. Read more of his tweets from bottom up after the cut...

Eww! Check out this yucky baby shower cake

Ugh! Will you eat this cake?

Photos: Police parade four men who specialize in placing order for expensive phones online and then robbing the sellers at point of delivery

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested four suspects who specialise in tricking sellers of expensive mobile phones, by pretending to be online buyers and thereafter rob the sellers at the point of delivery.
The suspects, Wilfred Ehis, 30; Bright Eloho, 24, Emeka Egbemedu, 22 and Olanrewaju Kamilu, 33, were arrested on Wednesday evening in Olamulti Hotel, New Site, Iba, Ojo, Lagos.
The RRS operatives, working on reports from victims of the same robbery perpetrated by the gang, had tracked Ehis and his gang to a location in Iba. On March 7, 2017, the gang shot one Sgt. Garba Kadiri while trying to evade arrest in Pretty Street, Iyana School, LASU-Iyana Road.

Photos: Kenyan Police arrests suspected Islamic State terrorists

Police in Kenya have arrested a terrorists linked to the Islamic State terror group, whom they described as a key link in its financing as well as human trafficking cartel.
Ali Hussein Ali, alias “The Trusted One” was arrested on March 27 together with his accomplices Ibrahim Abasheikh Mukhtar and Abdi Mohamed Yusuf (aka Dader) in Malindi during a joint operation by Kenyan and other security agencies.

See what happened to this snake when it tried to snack on a porcupine

This snake clearly doesn't know its limits. The boa constrictor probably thought it had stumbled upon an easy snack when it came across a small porcupine, but the prickly prey put up a big fight with the help of its sharp quills. A video captured the boa constrictor squirming as dozens of quills protrude from its skin in Brazil.

Two fraudsters busted at their shrine on Ogun State

Operatives of the Zonal Intervention Squad (ZIS), while on routine Patrol along Owode Obafemi Ofada Road Ogun State on March 27, 2017, at about 10pm, discovered a sienna bus packed in  a suspicious manner, the operatives accosted the occupants, and upon inquiry discovered that the occupants are suspected fraudsters whose modus operandi was to lure people into a shrine and dupe them of their hard earned money.
Upon further investigation it was discovered that the suspected fraudsters, Olayinka Adeola and Ibrahim Balogun had lured their victim, a 64 year old nurse named Goodluck Ogbodu of Effa Street, Ughelli Delta State to Lagos state in order to make him rich.

Photos: Gov. Shettima, Borno prominent leaders pay courtesy visit to Bukola Saraki

Borno State Governor led other prominent leaders from the state on a courtesy visit to the Senate President, Bukola Saraki Thursday night. It is not clear if the visit has anything to do with the suspension of Senator Muhammad Ndume. It will be recalled that the Senator representing Borno South District was suspended for six months after he asked for investigation of allegations of importing a bullet proof range with fake documents involving Saraki, and that of perjury involving Senator Dino Melaye. More photos after the cut...

First female SAN in Nigeria, Olufolake Solanke celebrates 85th birthday (Photos)

Chief Olufolake Solanke who became the first female lawyer to be conferred with Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) in 1981, turned 85 years on Wednesday and was celebrated by the governor of Ondo State, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and his wife, Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, among many others.

Photos: Two suspected motorcycle thieves escape lynching in Abia State

Two suspected thieves escaped lynching Friday after they were caught while trying to sell a stolen motorcycle for N8000 at Akara Junction in Isuikwuato Local Government Area. According to Abia Facts Newspaper, the duo stole the motorcycle from Uzuakoli and came down to Isuikwuato to sell it before they were apprehended.
The mob were about to set them ablaze when a detachment of policemen arrived the scene and rescued them.

Photos of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the OECD Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum in Paris

Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was one of the guest speakers at the OECD Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum in Paris on Thursday. According to him, 'International collaboration is the smartest and most effective approach to ensure restitution of stolen assets'. More photos after the cut..

Pres Buhari approves deployment of four ambassadors to UN headquarters, Geneva, AU headquarters

President Buhari made the announcement in a statement shared on his Facebook page today. Read below:
I have approved the immediate deployment of four of the newly-appointed Ambassadors-Designate, as follows:

Happy New Month!


Happy April Fool's Day

Y'all be careful with the pranks you play today. ;-)

Photo: Three Nigerian nationals arrested in India for online job and matrimonial fraud

Rachakonda police’s cyber cell from Bengaluru on Monday, March 27, arrested three Nigerian nationals for committing online job fraud and matrimonial scam.
The accused, identified as Emeka Santos, Chika Mitchille and Noah Simisola were also found to be living illegally in India as they had come to the country with a two-month visa in 2011, which was not renewed post its expiry.

Nigeria and the problem of adaptation by Frederick Lawrence

The term 'suffering and smiling' has been often used to describe Nigerians as a people but is this a compliment or a damning indictment? Let's examine this from another perspective. Average life expectancy is 54, human development index is way below average, 67% or about 112 million of us live below the poverty line, basic amenities and civil rights remain a mirage so what do we have to smile about? Our attitude is not one of resilience in the face of adversity, we have rather resigned ourselves to the sorry state of things, we adapt.

Spot the celebrities in this throwback photo

Can you spot the celebrities in this photo? They are in the music industry now.

Jidenna hints at collaborations with top Nigerian artistes

Nigerian-American singer, Jidenna at the Vibe.NG forum titled ``Community Meeting With The Chief: Album Versus Singles In Digital Era” recently held in Lagos said that his music, lyrics, sounds and collaborations are all geared towards building a bridge between people, races and nations. He further explained that it is the reason his songs have a blend of different cultural sounds especially the high-life blend with hip-hop so that all can relate to it.

Blac Chyna obtains work permits for her children, son King Cairo and daughter Dream Kardashian

Blac Chyna who has a four-year-old son named King Cairo with rapper, Tyga and a four-month-old daughter named Dream Kardashian with Rob Kardashian was, according to TMZ seen leaving the Van Nuys Courthouse in Los Angeles, California on Thursday to pick up work permits for her children.
According to California labor code, children between the ages of 15 days and 18 years can receive an entertainment work permit. Another reality show in the works...maybe?