Saturday, 29 April 2017

Iranian soccer star banned from sport for not wearing hijab


Shiva Amini, an ex-member of Iran's women's football team claims she has been banned from sports after being photographed without her hijab in a friendly match,. A garment which was made compulsory for women in Iran since the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
She was actually on a tour of Switzerland and Italy and took part in an exhibition game alongside male players recently.

Dr. Chris Okafor hails Nnamdi Kanu's bail, insists government must do more


The Charismatic General Overseer of the Mountain of Liberation and Miracle Ministries, aka Liberation City, has hailed the bail granted the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), mazi Nnamdi Kanu. The man of God said “Government has done well and deserves to be praised. But they must do better.”
A few months ago, Dr. Chris Okafor had prophesied that Kanu was soon to regain his freedom followed by Sambo Dasuki. He insisted that not obeying the court order in releasing Kanu would portend grave danger for Nigeria.

72-year-old grandmother graduates from the same university she dropped out from 55 years ago


72-year-old Darlene Mullins, a grandmother-of-four will be among the 800 students to graduate from Tennessee State University, TSU, on the 6th of May. Darlene will be receiving her degree 55 good years after she started at the institution.

When you sit next to your ex and his hot girlfriend


Naomi Campbell pictured sitting next to her ex-boyfriend, Diddy, and his girlfriend Cassie, at the launch of ‘Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Bad Boy Story’ at The Beacon Theater in New York City...

Ooni disowns statement credited to the Palace, restates respect for Oba of Lagos


Read the statement below...
Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi (Ojaja 11) on Friday disowned a remark credited to one Tunde Awoyemi who claimed to be the palace Director of tourism that the palace of Ooni would invoke the wrath of ancestors on Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu if he fails to tender apology for snubbing Arole of Oduduwa at a public function recently.

'The pain behind the beautiful faces' - Nigerians react to Mercy Aigbe's failed marriage


Yesterday, LIB broke the news of Mercy Aigbe's failed marriage after suffering alleged battery from her husband. Since then the internet has been reacting to the news in different ways. Here's what they are saying!

Dad jailed 10 days for leaving baby in the car to get Lap dances in Strip club


A California father accused of leaving his baby in the car to get  Lap dances at a Strip Club has been jailed for 10days. Auwin Dargin who appeared before a Los Angeles court on Wednesday was on the 9th of March, 2016, arrested for leaving his 9month old baby daughter in a car for 43 minutes while he visited Synn Gentlemen’s Club in North Hills to buy lap dances, according to prosecutors.
The court also heard that the employees of the club and neighboring businesses discovered the sweating and crying baby girl inside the vehicle about 2 p.m. and rescued her before they contacted the police.

Lai Mohammed said Senegal Jollof Rice is the best and Nigerians loose their cool


The world knows that Nigerians don't joke with their Jollof Rice and there's been a raging war of comparison between Nigerian and Ghanaian Jollof for a whie but now there's a new twist.
CNN's Richard Quest recently asked Nigeria's information minister, Lai Mohammed, a simple question, 'Which country makes the best Jollof Rice' and Lai responded saying, 'I'll probably say Senegal'.Nigerians are not fining this funny at all. See their tweets after the cut...

Anti-abortion advocate calls for Serena Williams to be stripped of grand slam title, claiming her pregnancy meant two people were playing, not one


An Australian politician is calling for Serena Williams to be stripped of the grand slam title she recently won while pregnant because, according to him, the fetus is a person and as such counts as a double partner.
Claiming "foetal personhood", Rev. Fred Nile MP, said Serena playing tennis with another living being in her body meant she was unfairly advantaged. 
 

When Al Pacino was 40 years old, his girlfriend wasn't born yet (pics of them frolicking in the beach)


Legendary actor Al Pacino, 77, was spotted frolicking in the ocean with his girlfriend Lucila Sola in Cancun, Mexico on April 26. The Argentinian actress is 37 years old. #WehdoneSir

Much Talk About Movie, Slow Country to be premiered on Monday


Described as the best action movie ever produced in Nollywood Eric Aghimien’s ‘Slow Country” will premiere on Monday, 1st May, 2017.
The grand premiere will be holding at the Genesis Cinema, Lekki by 4pm and personalities from different walks of life have confirmed that they will be in attendance.

The critic challenge 2017 to reward Mainstream criticism in Africa. Judges include Oris Aigbokhaevbolo, Isabella Akinseye & others


The annual Critic Challenge is a call for critics and critical writers in the culture scenes in Africa. It is organized for the first time by CREETIQ, the foremost review aggregator of African films, music and literature.

Ghost President, Ghost Achievements, Ghost Monies in Apartment Owned by Ghosts By Reno Omokri


This is an article written by Reno Omokri. Please read on..
For the better part of this week, Nigeria has been having much of a to do about the royal snub from the Oba of Lagos to the Ooni of Ife. Such outrage, such consternation against Oba Rilwan Akiolu. The venom vented on him on social media and in real life were as though he had committed some unpardonable sin.

Photo: Man jailed for raping 5-year-old, told victim her mother would die if she told anyone


 A 41-year-old man who raped a five-year-old girl in Croydon, UK has been jailed for 13 years.

Jerry Ablorh of Bensham Grove, Thornton Heath, was sentenced on Friday, April 28, at Croydon Crown Court having previously been found guilty of rape and two counts of sexual assault by penetration.

Photo: 24K gold of Darth Vader mask up for $1.4M in Japan


Ahead of 'Star Wars' 40th anniversary, Japanese jeweler Tanaka Kikinzoku has unveiled a 24 karat gold sculpture of Darth Vader, one of the fictional character in the Star Wars franchise.
According to Japan Times, the 15kg (33 pounds) statue of the iconic sci-fi villain will sell at a hefty $1.4 million and will be available to purchase in Japan on May 4, being the 'Star Wars' Day.

Woman delivers baby boy on a train at London Bridge station


A Black woman was delivered of a baby boy on a train at the busy London Bridge station on Thursday evening, April 27. She, whose name is not yet known, went into labour on a Southeastern train before being helped onto the platform when it arrived at London Bridge. Realising the baby was on the way, an announcement was made for doctors and nurses to attend,before she was moved to a medical room. She gave birth to her son shortly after 4.30pm.

Beautiful new photos of Tiwa Savage in braids


Simply gorgeous!

Ciara and her husband Russell Wilson welcome baby girl


Singer, Ciara and her husband Russell Wilson have welcomed a baby girl, named Sienna, Princess Wilson. Ciara gave birth to their daughter Friday night, her husband took to IG to make the announcement about an hour ago. She also took to her page to make the announcement. Congrats to the couple!

Nigeria vs Ghana jollof rice: Check out this epic response to a Senegalese who tried to get involved


Savage! Lol.

'A woman's loyalty is tested when her man has nothing' - Mercy Aigbe's husband's alleged side chick writes


Last night, LIB exclusively unveiled Queen Stunner as the alleged side chick involved in Mercy Aigbe's marriage crisis.
A few hours after, she took to Instagram to share a subliminal post that points fingers but she mentioned or tagged no one.

Photos: Meet 'Queen Stunner', the lady alleged to have broken Mercy Aigbe's marriage


Another Nollywood marriage has crashed, the details are quite messy and yet again, another fair skinned lady has been fingered to have allegedly caused the marriage crash.
LIB learnt that domestic violence was a huge factor in the crash and a lady named Opemititi aka 'Queen Stunner' has also been mentioned as the lady having an affair with Mercy Aigbe's hubby.

Photo: Nigerian cook arrested in Malaysia for selling drugs


Malaysia Police on Thursday, April 27, said they arrested a Nigerian cook after he was found to be in possession of cannabis worth RM2,000. Serdang police chief assistant commissioner Megat Mohd Aminuddin Megat Alias said the 42-year old Nigerian man was arrested near Pangsapuri Anggerik, Taman Suria in Seri Kembangan, on Saturday, April 22.

Nigerian transgender Miss Sahhara flaunts her boob's and tiny waist in new photos


 As shared on social media. Another photo after the cut...

Photos: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie speaks at the "Remembering Biafra" conference at George Washington University


Nigerian writer, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie attended the "Remembering Biafra" conference organized by the George Washington University Institute for African Studies,  in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) and Howard University. Moe hotos after the cut...