Sunday, September 25

Question of the morning!





Which of these men is your best Nigerian president so far?

President Buhari arrives Nigeria after UN trip (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abuja, Nigeria after his trip to the United States of America to participatr in the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA71) in New York.


He arrived early this morning. More photos below.

Nigerian lady mysetriously dies while going to the toilet (photos)

A young Nigerian entrepreneur named Adeyemi Abosede Tumininu, owner of a small-scale business called Tummie Collections tragically lost her life yesterday, according to friends, while on her way to the toilet. She just fell and died.


Adeyemi's last Facebook post
Continue to read the touching story/tribute shared by her friends to honour her.
I called her my wife, my bae! She told me she needed just N2m to start her fashion line and say bye bye to aliexpress importation! She always frown on Internet marketers that show off cars, wrist watches and new sandals! She motivated me to do more this year! She made me believe what a man can do, a woman can do it much better! Very jovial and

Olu of Warri’s nephew Prince Tajirin Emiko shot dead in US

The nephew to the Olu of Warri, Prince Tajirin Emiko, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Houston, Texas, United States.

Prince Yemi Emiko

Tajirin, 23, was found in his car last Monday by detectives from the Houston Police Department, but his death was ruled as a homicide by the coroner’s office investigating the incident.

The tragedy has thrown the Emiko family into anguish.

Tajirin’s father, Prince Yemi Emiko, told PUNCH over the phone on Saturday that the police had commenced investigation into the case.

He explained that he received a call from Tajirin’s girlfriend, Dauphine, on Tuesday, informing him

Passenger from Brazil arrested with cocaine in jacket at Lagos Airport (photo)

A 31-year old man named Agwu  Samuel, was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos after officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) discovered wraps of narcotics in the collar of his jacket.


Samuel was arrested shortly after he disembarked from an aircraft on his way from Sao Paulo, Brazil.
He had confidently worn the jacket containing the drugs but through experience and insight, the drugs were discovered by officers.

This is the first discovery of cocaine inside the collar of a jacket by the NDLEA.

In his reaction, the Chairman/Chief Executive of the Agency, Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah,

EFCC uncovers new 9 houses, 2 hotels, one plaza allegedly owned by Patience Jonathan

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigators probing ex-First Lady Patience Jonathan’s link with five choice buildings, including a N5billion hotel in Abuja, have unearthed seven additional properties believed to be owned by her.



The detectives were in Port Harcourt (Rivers State) and Yenagoa (Bayelsa State) all week trying to establish whether four properties in the two cities truly belong to Mrs. Jonathan.

And according to The Nation, they can now confirm that the assignment led the investigators to suspect that seven more properties including the former Customs Service officers mess in Port

Pastor loses consciousness, stuck in Ogun shrine after claiming God sent him to destroy it

A pastor, identified as Wale Fagbere, got stuck in a shrine in   Ketu community in Ayetoro  area of Yewa North local government, Ogun State while destroying the traditional worshipers’ items.


According to Sunday Vanguard,  the pastor, whose church could not be ascertained as of the time of this report, became unconscious in the shrine.

Fagbere was reported to have earlier told his congregation that he had been directed by God to destroy all the shrines in Ketu community. An attempt to destroy the shrine boomeranged as he got

Photos: Jennifer Aniston & hubby enjoy dinner date amid Brangelina divorce scandal

 Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux were spotted yesterday enjoying a night out in New York City.


The 47-year-old and her 45-year-old husband left a stylish restaurant called The Smile in Manhattan's NoHo neighbourhood. She was seen clasping his hand.

Their evening together comes five days after Angelina Jolie filed for divorce from Aniston's ex-husband Brad Pitt.

Photos: Kate Middleton, Prince William and their kids land in Canada for royal tour

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrived in Canada yesterday with their children, George and Charlotte for a royal tour.


They landed in Victoria shortly before 4pm local time after travelling on a Canadian Air Force plane.
The family was greeted by the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his equally fashion forward wife Sophie. 

Everyone was particularly keen to see Charlotte because, remarkably, she has only appeared in public twice since her birth, in the pram at her christening and on the balcony this year at Trooping The Colour.

Meet singer Adam Levine's daughter Dusty Rose (adorable photo)

Lead singer for the Los Angeles pop rock band Maroon 5, Adam Levine and wife Behati Prinsloo welcomed their daughter Dusty Rose last Wednesday, and just two days later the proud parents showed off their precious little girl on social media.


Behati shared this photo of Adam snuggling up to their newborn and said:
“Words can't describe 💗 Dusty Rose Levine 9/21/16,”  
Adam posted the same snapshot on his account and added, “Dusty Rose Levine 9/21/16.”

Adam cancelled a concert in Connecticut on Monday so he could be with his wifey in the delivery room.

Photos from Goodluck Jonathan’s granddaughter's lavish birthday party

Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s granddaughter Princess Eliana Godswill-Edward turned a year September 22nd.


Her parents Faith and Edward threw her a lavish birthday party. See more photos below;

Check out the Malibu estate Angelina Jolie moved into after announcing divorce (photos)

Angelina Jolie has been holed up in this Malibu rental with her kids since she confirmed that she's filed for divorce from husband Brad Pitt.


According to X17online, Angelina got the place three weeks BEFORE she made the announcement, so clearly whatever went wrong happened prior to the September 14 drama on the plane. Jolie had ditched her wedding ring back in August.

The sweet beach pad costs her $95,000 a month. Angie will have neighbors like Julia Roberts, Sean Penn, Owen Wilson, Rick Rubin, Anthony Hopkins and Matthew McConaughey, but she may never see them! She's been sending her assistant out for anything and everything and there is a security

Photos: Man beaten to pulp for alllegedly duping woman N1.3m in Delta state

An alleged notorious fraudster and second in command of a 419 syndicate group terrorizing commuters along the Ughelli-Patani highway was yesterday beaten to a pulp after he swindled a woman of an amount over N1.3m and he was caught.


Facebook user David Oyanogha shared photos of the bleeding man and added that the alleged fraudster was later handed over to the Police on the instruction of the military commander heading Ughelli. Pics continue below.

Saturday, September 24

Corps member slumps, dies in Bayelsa

A member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) identified as Mr. Ogundare Lawrence Opeyemi, has slumped and died in Bayelsa State.



Opeyemi, it was gathered, died in Nembe, Nembe Local Government Area, where he was posted for his primary assignment.

It was learnt that the deceased corps member slumped a day after he had a party with his colleagues

Man attempts to snap selfie with a python, snake snaps back (WATCH)

A man attempted to snap a selfie with a captured python yesterday shortly after forest department officials removed the snake from a hotel in Mount Abu, northwestern India.


Unfortunately, things didn't go as planned cos as the unidentified man posed for the picture, the snake rose up and bit him on the shoulder.

A passerby captured the scary incident on camera and posted the footage online. Watch it below.

Teenage girl struck by lightning gets buried alive by family 'to cure crippling pain' (photos)

A teenager agreed to be buried alive after she was struck by lightning and her family members told her it was the only way to cure her of her crippling back pains.


Ana Ballesteros, 18, was covered up to her neck for three days a week in her garden.

The bizarre home cure saw her placed in a giant hole which was filled with earth. Relatives believed this would “take the energy” the lightning left in her.

The teenager was struck by a bolt as she walked to college recently.

She was treated in hospital but continued to suffer back pain she claimed prevented her from walking

Adorable photo of Flavour taking a walk with his daughter


#Prouddaddy

Keep your rosaries off my ovaries! Thousands march against abortion ban in Ireland (photos)

Thousands of protesters marched in Dublin today, alongside Irish expatriates in different parts of the world, to put pressure on the Irish government to hold a referendum to repeal restrictive abortion laws.


Abortion has been a divisive issue for decades in Ireland where abortion regulations in the once stridently Catholic Ireland are among the strictest in the world.  A complete ban was only lifted in 2013 when terminations were allowed if a mother's life was in danger.

Demonstrators marched in the rain on government buildings from Dublin's main thoroughfare of O'Connell Street, bringing traffic to a standstill by the River Liffey as they chanted, beat drums and

No more divorce? Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck enjoy dinner date (photos)

It has been almost 15 months since Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck announced their separation after 10 years of marriage. But Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck continue to live together, and neither of the actors has made a move to officially file for divorce.

On Thursday the exes, both 44, were spotted leaving a dinner date together in the same car.


Jennifer and Ben also arrived in the same vehicle for their meal at The Hungry Cat in Santa Monica, although they headed inside separately to avoid being photographed together.
The amicable pair spent around an hour and a half at the seafood restaurant before heading off, E! News reports. See more pics below.

NAMES OF NOISE MAKERS

FELLOWSHIP OF THE LAILANS
Hello my fellow Lailans and our new members, before I list out the names of noise makers, I want to announce our latest couple #shinesteeth, #rings the bell, let's congratulate them please.

Mickeal Bryant and Lisa Peters, they have promised to share gala and yogurt for us. 
Please let's also welcome our new members, the last last latest are Quicksilver and Chy Faith, pls clap ya hands and welcome them. Kpam Kpam kpam!
Please for the new members be on your best behaviour cus we have got some tough people here that would slap you, Bamidele and Co aka Ekun(lion), no du any how ooo,

Laila's Blog Finest Faceoff! Our gentlemen of the day are here! Are you ready?

We have Bamidele's brother Onyema, Promise Nwaubani & Abimbola Akintunde in our midst, guys! Today's competition is going to be hot! Remember, we are looking for who you think is the most handsome amongst these dashing men.

First up is PROMISE. Do you think he is the finest?


Hello Laila, my name is Promise Nwaubani. I'm from Umuahia in Abia state, age is 28 years old, I live in Lagos Nigeria. I am a Brand Strategist and a Digital business consultant. Hope I make it to your contest. Wink
ONYEMA is next. Is he the guy to go with?

Hello Laila, my name is Onyema Femi Wilson. I'm 31. A hotel business manager, graduate of Laspotech, studied Marketing. I'll want to leave my relationship status out. 
 Our last reader is ABIMBOLA. What do you think of him? Is he the real deal?


Hi Laila, my name is Abimbola Akintunde. I am a Lagos based legal practitioner. 
Guy with the highest votes from YOU gets shown off on our sidebars as the finest face of the week. So, who are you voting for today, guys? See more of their pictures below.

Laila's blog reader just found out his girlfriend has been married for 4 years. Here's his story!

Hello Laila, I am one of your very active readers, please share my story on your blog. I desperately need fellow readers' advice.

 Do keep me anonymous, please.


As you read this my people, I am a dead man walking. My nights recently have been the worst ever since I was born. The woman I thought was going to be the mother of my children misrepresented herself to me.

I visited a top restaurant in Lagos back in January, 2015 where I met my current girlfriend. Truth be told, it was a one night stand that sort of just blossomed into a serious relationship. Because for the first time in my adult life in Lagos, I met a great looking woman who wasn't desperate to lock down a well to-do guy.

I am 32 years old, my girl is 28. I have a well paid job, I live in Lekki. It was until I started

Photos: Ghanaian man dressed in vest, bow tie & gloves sells fruits in traffic

These admirable photos of a Ghanaian man hawking his fruits in traffic while neatly dressed in a kente vest with a bow tie and white gloves to match are about to go viral.


A Facebook user Laurie Korum spotted him and took photos. His fruits served up in style cost 5 ghc ($1.25). See more after the cut.

Anna banner stuns in new makeup photo


Eye lashes on fleek!

Woman catches husband raping their 15-year-old daughter (photos)

A trader named Uchena Ehumadu has been arrested by the Lagos state police command for allegedly raping his 15 year-old daughter and administering drugs on her to prevent pregnancy.



A neighbour who resides at Martins Street, new Oko Oba, Agege Lagos, reported the case to the

lmaoo.. What kind of cake is this??!

A loving woman made this for her love's 40th birthday. 


That's a toilet full of sh*t!! Will you take a bite?

Photo credit: Facebook/Nki Ru

Man asks ex-fiance's family to pay back ALL the money he ever spent on her (photo)

A man has made a shocking demand from his ex-fiancee and her family after the young lady refused to marry him.



According to the lady's sister who shared the story on social media:
"See me see wahala. This is the expenses list of what my sisters supposed hubby gave my parents, to pay back all he has done for her. Meanwhile, my sister knew this guy less than 2months ago, through my parents. 
He claims he wants to marry my sister. But my sister insisted on studying him first before jumping into the marriage. The guy and his parents, especially the mum, were

Graphic photos: Mob attacks man, chops off his hand for allegedly stealing TV set in Akwa Ibom

According to Inibehe Effiong who shared this story on Facebook, the man pictured below was caught at about 5 am at Aka Itiam, some say Ibiam Street in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State while trying to steal a flat screen TV from a football viewing centre. His hand was chopped off by a mob.


More photos below. VIEWER'S DISCRETION IS ADVISED

"I only suck their manhood"- Male cross dresser caught in Jos hotel confesses (VIDEO)


This guy was dressed like a woman and pretending to be one. He was caught in a hotel in Jos, Plateau state and was arrested by the police. He said is from Jarawa, in Plateau state.

When he was asked why he was doing it, he said that is where he used to get his small "CHANGE".

See photos of wanted 'Tompolo' striding majestically to attend father's burial in Warri


Social media user Wale Princewill shared these photos of wanted militant leader Tompolo Ekpemupolo surrounded by a huge crowd and police escorts, striding majestically to attend his father's funeral which held yesterday in his home town, Gbaramatu Kingdom, Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State

There are arguments that this isn't Tompolo, but his brother George. See the closer photos below and make up your mind.

Here's the Winner of our Last Week's Finest Face Faceoff

She came, she was seen by all of us and she conquered! Jumoke guys, is our Finest Face winner. She had the highest number of votes so, big congrats to her.


Jumoke, your pics are now on our sidebars - desktop and mobile versions.

Thank you so much Amaka & Joy dearies for sending in your pics for last week's competition. You are all so pretty! And to all the wonderful Lailans that voted, kisses. You guys are the best.

Dear Nigerian men, this guy is the meanest of you all! lmao..





Can you imagine!

TV news presenter criticized for wearing crucifix & rosary beads on air (photos)

An Italian TV presenter has been criticized for wearing a crucifix and rosary beads while reading the news.


According to Daily Express, Marina Nalesso, 44, has worn the religious accessories on several occasions during broadcasts on Italy's state-owned channel TG1.  The Venetian journalist, now based in Rome, often presents the 1.30pm slots.

She said her reason for wearing them was 'for faith and to make a statement'. More photos below

Thank God my kids did not witness the robbery – Basketmouth

Comedian Basketmouth has once again talked about the recent robbery incident at his home in the Lekki area of Lagos State and revealed his children were unaware of the robbery incident because they were asleep all through the encounter.


Basketmouth told Saturday Beats:
 “I will rather not talk about the robbery incident because it is in the past now. I just thank God nobody was hurt. My kids were asleep throughout the incident so that is something to really thank God for as the trauma would have messed them up for a

Make una leave Patience - Charly Boy

The latest unconfirmed gist heating up the social media is about former First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, who is spitting fire on EFCC for freezing her accounts containing about 6.3 billion Naira, claiming that she is being deprived of her right to her hard-earned money. 

Yes o, however you wan look am, she worked for that money!
Why are people suddenly upset? Isn't it the same Naija people who have been shouting, "bring back our corruption", since the country slipped into recession? Dia ris God ooooo!!! 
Since 1978 or so, we have been living on corruption money, and hailing the thieves. Haba Naija, I tire for una. Abegi make we hear word and make we read something useful

Over-excited newly wedded husband grabs wife's bum in wedding picture

Twitter users @Quezzy_quell and @Loveyan_ got married yesterday and this very cute photo of the over-excited husband grabbing his wife's bum is right now trending on social media.



According to Quezzy, he had waited for 6 years to finally own all that goody. As soon as he had his marriage papers signed, he grabbed his woman and went for it. lol. See a second photo from their wedding below.

CNN African Start-Up: How 2 Brothers turned $5 investment to a multi-million dollar Lemonade business

This week’s African Start-Up, airing on CNN International, turned its focus to an entrepreneurial success story from Nigeria. The programme meets brothers Seun and Seyi Abolaji, who set up Wilson’s Juice Company in 2010.


Explaining how the company tapped into a new market, Seun Abolaji tells CNN:
“We offer a fresh squeezed juice product made from real lemons; a healthy alternative to what's on the market now.”
Seyi Abolaji continues:
“When we started thinking about Wilson’s in Nigeria, there was nobody doing

Dame Patience Jonathan says alleged slush funds accounts belong to her late mum

A twist has occurred in the alleged slush accounts traced to  former First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan.

According to her counsels, two of the accounts among the 5 in dispute belong to Dame's late mother, Madam Charity Fyneface Oba.


Mama's Peace's counsel, Mr. Charles Ogboli,  also admitted that only three of the five accounts in dispute could be traced to the ex-First Lady and her mum.

At press time, it was gathered that Mrs. Jonathan was in Abuja where she was strategising on how to

Michael Jackson's daughter Paris poses provocatively with boyfriend (photos)

Paris Jackson and boyfriend Michael Snoddy were featured in LA's Flaunt magazine and the duo posed up a storm in some provocative pictures.


The teen daughter of the late King Of Pop is pictured kissing a shirtless Snoddy, 26, as water pours over them. And in another racy image, the tattooed musician is photographed gnawing on Paris's bare foot. See them all after the cut.

3 people dead, 2 injured after gunman opened fire at Washington shopping mall (photos)

At least three people have been killed and two persons gravely wounded Friday when a gunman opened fire at a shopping mall in Washington.


The shooter — described as a Hispanic male wearing black — had walked into the Macy's department store and opened fire around 7.30pm local time. He left the scene before police arrived.

Police authorities are currently searching for him and have released a still from video surveillance of the young-looking suspect holding what appears to be a rifle. They believe there is only one shooter

Couple bathed with acid while making love in Kano (Graphic photo)

Lovemaking turned sorrow for a Kano couple after an unidentified person poured acid on them during sexual intercourse.

Amina after

 According to sources, the incident occurred penultimate week at the couple’s house in the Gyadi Gyadi /Karkasara area of Kano. TheNation reports that the unidentified perpetrator fled before neighbours responded to the couple’s distress call.

Although the husband has since been admitted in an undisclosed hospital, it was gathered that the wife, Amina Moses, was the worst hit. Amina, according to a source, was first admitted in Aminu

Guy surprises girlfriend with proposal and wedding on the same day (photos)

An impromptu wedding might not be for everyone, but for this bride, it couldn’t have been more perfect.


Catie Bossard got the surprise of her life when her boyfriend Zach Baldwin proposed to her last Friday during a weekend getaway in Vail, Colorado. And right on the spot after proposing, revealed that he had also planned their wedding for that very day (yes, you read that right!) with the help of their family and friends.

Catie shared the unusual story of her dual engagement-wedding day in a post on the Love What Matters Facebook page. Would you want your man to surprise you like this, ladies?

Here's what  Catie wrote:

Update on Nigerian hacked with sword, machete by cultists in Malaysia (VIDEO)

The Malaysian police are asking for information that will help them track down a gang of cultists, who attacked a Nigerian in OUG Parklane Condo in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday, September 17, leaving him in coma.



The police did not say what might have prompted the attack on the man at the time he was having drinks with his friends.

In a video shared by the police, hoping that the suspects would be identified, the victim was seen sharing drinks and cigarettes with 12 friends grouped around three tables.

The video shows two assailants suddenly appearing from different entrances of the bar and slashing

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