Tuesday, January 27

Foreign Journalists Being Blocked from Getting Visas to Cover Election Campaign

Geoffrey York, an Africa correspondent for The Globe and Mail revealed in a series of tweets tonight revealed that some foreign journalists are being blocked from getting visas to cover election campaign in Nigeria.

His tweets below...

Photos: Barack and Michelle Obama Visit Saudi Arabia's New King

President Barack Obama cut short his trip to India to fly to Riyadh on Tuesday to pay his respects following the death of King Abdullah and meet his successor, King Salman. The Obamas were greeted by an armed Saudi honor guard and a military band playing the national anthems for both the US and Saudi Arabia

Several members of the all-male Saudi delegation refused to shake First Lady Michelle Obama's hand.

More photos after the cut...

Police Arrest Suspected Boko Haram Bomb Maker

A suspected Boko Haram bomb maker and nine accomplices have been arrested by the Nigerian security operatives.

The man, identified as Ba’na, suspected to be behind the fabrication of explosives used in a series of Boko Haram suicide attacks, was arrested in Yobe State, a senior police officer told Agence France Presse on Tuesday, Punch reports

Usher Caught Dancing on the Streets of California (Photos)

Usher was busting out his famous dance moves dressed up like a street performer while he filmed a video
alongside a contestant from season eight of The Voice.

The Yeah hit maker drew in a huge crowd to watch as he showed off his skills along the boardwalk in Venice Beach, California.

My Mother In-Law Said I'll Die Like a Fowl - Man Cries Out

After an off and on 8-month-old marriage between one Mr. John Obah, 37 and his 21 year old wife, Gift, the couple are now free to go their separate ways.

Their union was dissolved on Friday January 23, at the Ikorodu customary court, Lagos, over the constant harassment from the husband’s mother-in-law.

John Obah, a trader, reportedly approached the court asking to divorce his wife over allegations that his mother in-law always came with dangerous weapons to fight him each time they had misunderstanding.

Buhari's Daughter, Zahra Deletes Twitter Account after Followers Blasted Her

The daughter of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, Zahra has deleted her twitter account @zahra3_. The gorgeous young lady took to twitter yesterday to defend her Dad in the ongoing certificate controversy hoping to get the support of her followers, but things seems not to have turned out the way she hoped. She got mocked. I actually read the comments of people on her tweets and they were so discouraging-they spoke ill of her

90 Year Old Woman Reportedly Donates Life Savings of N1M to Support Buhari

A Twitter user, @MusadiqZ posted this photo of the woman, and claims she has donated her life savings of one million Naira to ensure that Muhammadu Buhari wins the presidential election.

Whoops! See Chris Brown's Sarcastic Response to a Fan's Question

Aha, Chris, take it easy nau...she's only asking you a question.

When You Just Broke Up with Babe and She Flashed You Her Perfect Butt..LMAO

Oya, guys, tell me how you gonna let her go. lol

2face Pictured Helping Annie Out in the Kitchen Amid Cheating Rumours

There are currently rumours flying around like the harmattan dust that 2face and Annie Idibia are at loggerheads over 2face's babymama, Pero. Well, the power couple seem to be doing fine.

To counter the hearsay, Wizkid's girlfriend, Tania Omotayo shared this photo of 2face helping Annie out in the kitchen lastnight. Like they say, "A picture is worth a thousand words"

TILB Reader Replies: My Reaction To Your Responses on my Nigerian Girls' Bad Attitude Story

Dear Laila,

First I want to thank you immensely for publishing my story for the benefit of the good people of Nigeria. I must say that I am personally impressed by your style of allowing everyone to have a say through the platform of your blog. I want to encourage you to keep up this noble gesture for our collective good. 
I also want to say that you should not mind people who try to use their biased mentality to discourage you in any way by their unguarded utterances, especially those who are fond of asking you to pull down certain stories. Pls continue to publish all stories you think will be beneficial to the people to help change the society for the better no matter how bad some people may feel about it or no matter how controversial such story may be. Sometimes controversies are important to change society for good. Please continue your good work because we are solidly behind you. 
 I have read the comments from your readers and I must really commend all those who

Unmanned Drone Crashes In Borno Village (Photos)

An unmanned drone suspected to be used on the counter-insurgency operation in the Northeast has crashed at Dumge village of Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State Monday afternoon, KSM News has learnt. Dumge is 30km northeast of Maiduguri.

Earlier same day CNN had reported that the U.S. Secret Service is investigating a “device,” described as a small drone, found on the grounds of the White House, a White House official said Monday, and Press Secretary Josh Earnest said early indications are that the device does not pose an ongoing threat.

Senior Civil Servant Pregnant for Okada Rider

City People can inform you authoritatively that an Abeokuta-based Igbo babe who works in the Education Ministry at Federal Secretariat Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta is in a 3-month pregnancy mess over a love affair with an Okada rider. The Big Babe who is popularly known as Kelly drives a Bulldog Honda Accord and she lives in Japo area of Adigbe in Abeokuta. We gathered the highly sociable babe who speaks Yoruba fluently was posted from Abuja in 2012 to Abeokuta, where she met Azeez, an artisan who also uses Okada to hussle at night to sustain his family.

A Jobless Chain Smoker, Heavy Drinker is Asking a TILB Reader Out, Should She Accept?

Dear TILB readers,  
I don't know what to do in this situation. I have always been an independent person growing up, ambitious and quite a strong woman, at least at my age I live alone, and do okay for myself. 
I haven't been in a relationship in a long time about four years, although I have had friends and have been heartbroken before where I fell in love with someone in a relationship and he didn't treat me right either, so I left but haven't been able to move on. 
Just a few weeks ago that was Dec. 31st I met this guy in a club, we clicked and we are

When I Leave Cash Money I'm Taking Drake & Nicki With Me - Lil Wayne

From TMZ

Nicki Minaj and Drake are Lil Wayne's goldfish 'cause when he finally storms out of Cash Money Records -- a la "Jerry Maguire" -- he's taking them along for the ride, even if Birdman has other plans.

Our Weezy sources tell us -- in addition to demanding millions from Birdman -- Wayne plans to sue to ensure all his Young Money Entertainment artists remain under HIS umbrella.

Peter Okoye & Lola Omotayo Wed in Court

Last week, we saw photos from Paul and Anita's court wedding (See here) but we never knew Lola and Peter also did theirs same week...well Lola just broke the news on Instagram. Congrats to them

Lawyer Sues over Buhari’s Certificate

A legal practitioner, Mr. Chukwunweike Okafor, yesterday Monday, approached the Federal High Court in Abuja with an application seeking a declaration that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), lacked the educational qualification to stand for the February 14 presidential election.

The originating summons marked FHC/ABJ/CS/01/2015, according to PUNCH, has Buhari, APC and the Independent National Electoral Commission as the first, second and third defendants

Ghana Pulls Down Jonathan, Buhari Billboards

The campaign billboards of two Nigerian presidential candidates erected in Ghana’s capital, Accra have been pulled down following an order by the country’s (Ghana) national security agency, Punch reports

The billboards of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party featuring President Goodluck Jonathan, as well as those of the main opposition All Progressives Congress of Muhammadu Buhari, located on Accra roads, were pulled down over the weekend by the Accra Metropolitan Assembly.

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