Friday, May 16

Another Blog Reader Needs Your Advice... Her Family Wants her to Leave her Boyfriend cos He's so Ugly

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Dear TILB Readers, 
I'm a 20year old girl, dating a 28year old guy. We are thinking and have discussed settling down next year. We have been dating for 2yrs now, and I am very much in love with him and his personality. He is loving, caring, very educated and very intelligent as he is a doctor and super humble.. but the issue with him is his looks.  
He is taller than me tho, but he is not so handsome physically, he is not ugly to me anymore. Truth be told is whenever I see him, I just see peace and joy. He has this skin problem (a whole lot of pimple on his face and super oily skin). I'm a very beautiful girl

Photos: Nigeria’s #BringBackOurGirls Marks One Month Of Schoolgirls Kidnapping with Vigil

A night vigil  for the over 200 missing Chibok schoolgirls held in Abuja last Wednesday to mark their 30th day in captivity by Boko Haram. More than 250 people, many of whom have been attending daily rallies for two weeks, came out for the vigil in Abuja. The event held inside the  Thisday Dome. Parents from Chibok were also in attendance and together they all poured out their to God in prayer, and thanked the crowd for the concern. More pics after the cut

Pakistani Schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai Donates N16.4m to Nigeria over Missing Schoolgirls

A painted portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban, doing her homework fetched $102,500 at an auction on Wednesday in New York. And according to Malala, the proceeds will be donated from her Malala Fund to Nigerian nonprofits that focus on education for women and girls in the wake of the kidnapping of more than 300 schoolgirls in that country.
Last week, the Malala Fund had launched a special fund in response to the crisis in Nigeria with Malala saying:
“I was shocked and saddened when I heard about the abduction of more than 200 girls by terrorists in Nigeria. I am very concerned about these innocent girls, my sisters, whose

What do You Think of Beyoncé, Jay Z, and Solange's Official Statement?

Beyoncé and her loved ones finally broke their silence about the video leak of Beyonce's sister attacking the rap mogul in a hotel elevator last night . In an exclusive statement to The Associated Press on Thursday, the trio said they have worked through their differences and moved on since the video emerged this week:
As a result of the public release of the elevator security footage from Monday, May 5th, there has been a great deal of speculation about what triggered the unfortunate incident. But the most important thing is that our family has worked through it. 
Jay and Solange each assume their share of responsibility for what has occurred. They

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