Sunday, February 1
Culled From Tribune. It's quite a lengthy post, but it's worth the time. Find the story below..
A 15-year-old citizen of Republic of Benin, Sadia (surname unknown), has regretted her decision to seek the job of a housemaid with one Mrs Bunmi Oladele, a full-time housewife in Ibadan, Oyo State. With her face swollen and both eyes shut from the effect of beating, tears rolled down her cheeks as she lay on the bed at a hospital she was taken for treatment after she was battered by her mistress.
Sunday afternoon challenge, guys. I dare you to stare into Feyisope's eyes for 3 minutes, then tell us what happened to you. lol. We've got so many pretty ladies on TILB, damn! Feyisope is Team Laila's younger sister and she's celebrating her 21st birthday today.
According to Team Laila, she and her siblings are all business oriented, thanks to their parents. Here's what she said in the mail she sent in:
Hi Laila, Feyi has been featured in two national dailies regarding her business. She is the CEO of Riribelle photography studios. The photography blog is www.riribelle.com. An excellent photographer, Feyi just graduated with honours and had her project published in an international journal.
Sorry guys, I am not bragging. I am just so happy that my one and only sister is excelling
Enjoy and thank me later
More photos below...
Social networking website, Twitter, has suspended Boko Haram's account on their website less than a week after it was opened. The Twitter handle, Alurwa Alwuthqa, was registered last week in a manner similar to the Middle East insurgency group, Islamic State (IS). One of the sect’s first activities on the account was to announce its capture of Monguno and display pictures of child jihadists. Pictured above is the error message you will see when you search for @Alurwa_Alwuthqa on the social networking site.
Nine-times broadcast station of the year and independent broadcast house, Channels Television has confirmed the availability of President Goodluck Jonathan and General Muhammadu Buhari, for the station’s presidential debate, billed for February 3rd, 2015.
This was revealed during the station’s customary, “News at 10″ broadcast. The debate, which would see both leading presidential candidates present their various plans for the country, is jointly organised by Channels Television, as well as Arise magazine and the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN).
The former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar is contributing his personal quota in the area of job creation in Nigeria. The onetime presidential aspirant is set to commission a new factory in Adamawa state.
Mr. Abubakar has completed the construction his Juice manufacturing company. According to him, the new Faro Juice Factory is set for commissioning as production will kick-off soon.
According to Daily Mail, the toddler was sitting in a motel room in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with his mother, Monique Villescas, father, Justin Reynolds, and two-year-old sister on Saturday when the shooting occurred.
Room 027 threw the whole of Nollywood into a frenzy when clips of the film emerged online in 2013 for its explicit scenes of sex and nudity. The culprits in the film, Collins Onwochei, Tony Umez and Chinelo Ememchukwu have since defended their roles in the film, saying it was not soft porn.
However, in a new interview with Vanguard, Onwochei has finally come clean with his role in the movie. According to him, he even got punished for making the movie which really is a mistake he will never repeat. Excerpts:
(Cuts in) That’s because there is peace at home. There are a lot of intrigues and stress in the industry, that’s why you notice that most celebrity marriages break up. So I try to separate my entertainment life from my family life. That doesn’t mean that I indulge myself in immoral affairs in the industry.
- You’re getting younger by the day……
When I’m at home, I’m no longer an actor, I’m a husband, I take care of my kids and spend time with
Former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, in this interview, clarifies his position on his statement suggesting that he is in support of the re-election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan. Aired last Wednesday on Channels TV, the interview was an episode in the current affairs programme, STWK (Straight Talk With Kadaria), anchored by Kadaria Ahmed.
Babangida also speaks on the murder of Dele Giwa in 1986, the Interim National Government, ING, Sani Abacha’s coup and the loss of his long time companion and wife, Maryam. Excerpts:
- Do you support President Jonathan’s attempt at re-election?
Those of us who fought the civil war – I still carry a bullet so I have a permanent reminder in me –
|Rowdy rally: Stampede at the All Progressives Congress presidential campaign rally held at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Lagos...on Friday | credits: AFP|
A percentage of the crowd that turn up at election campaign rallies held by political parties for the forthcoming general elections is rented; investigations by SUNDAY PUNCH has shown.
Each of those contracted for the rallies are paid between N500 and N5,000.
It was learnt that the amount paid depends on the profile of the event, the distance of the venue and the calibre of people engaged.
The ruling Peoples Democratic Party and the major opposition party, All Progressives Congress, as
Gunshots are sounding in Maiduguri Sunday morning as soldiers and Boko Haram terrorists engage in battle over the control of Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.
A soldier on the frontline told a PREMIUM TIMES reporter that the insurgents had moved to invade Maiduguri town through a suburb community called Dalwa.
“It is the Boko Haram terrorists we are battling with now as you can hear. They wanted to enter through Dalwa. But we are tackling them”.The attack is coming a week after the insurgents launched simultaneous attacks on three key Borno towns — Maiduguri, Konguda and Munguno. More to come….
lmao.. This lady is too fine. Amber Rose obviously had so much fun last night at D'Banj's anniversary party. Watch her show off her shoki moves below. She nailed it?
Nigerian celebrities last night stormed Ocean View to celebrate Kokomaster D'Banj as he kicked off his 10th year Anniversary celebration. Spotted at the event were Wizkid, Toke Makinwa, Banky W, Kemi Adetiba and so much more. See photos after the cut.
Yemi Eberechi Alade, popularly known as Yemi Alade, is a Nigerian Afro pop singer. She came into the limelight after winning the maiden edition of the Peak Talent Show in 2009. She is best known for her hit single Johnny and has since been one of the most talked about female artistes. In a recent interview with ENCOMIUM Weekly, she opened up on her endorsements, but mum on her father’s passage…
- How would you rate your career in 2014?
It was an eye opener for me, my family, fans, team and everyone that knows the brand, Yemi Alade. In one sentence, I would say the peak at which my career got to in 2014, was beyond my expectation
Former CPC vice presidential candidate and founder of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare has declared that he earnestly yearns for a better Nigeria where there's good governance, equal distribution of the nation’s resources amongst others for all citizens. The former running mate of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) made this remark while ministering during the inauguration and commissioning of Grace and Glory Chapel in Ikeja, Lagos.
While giving reasons why he rejected a car gift for his 60th birthday, Pastor Bakare said he was not interested in becoming a local champion in a city of the blind, recalling that, some persons brought
This woman above, 28 year old Hayley Haynes, was genetically born a man and was told she would never conceive. Hayley Haynes was born without a womb, ovaries or fallopian tubes. At 19, doctors told her she had XY chromosomes which genetically makes her male and that she would never conceive.
Throughout puberty she did not have periods, and doctors later discovered she had no reproductive
They've kept everyone guessing for weeks but Justin Timberlake has now finally confirmed that he and wife, Jessica Biel are expecting their first child. The star announced their exciting news on Instagram page some hours ago with an adorable snap of him kissing his wife's growing baby bump. Big congrats to them.
When Nollywood actress and model, Mimi Orjiekwe, started her journey into acting, her father was totally against it while her mother grudgingly supported her. Their reason was simple: would their only daughter ever get a decent man to marry? But when their worst fears were beginning to play havoc with their imaginations, Mimi got engaged to Charles Billion, a dashing movie maker who has been rocking the damsel’s world.
Their engagement stunned the media, with some even getting pretty trigger-happy to report the couple has married in secret. Couple of years down the line, wedding bells is still to be heard for Mimi and Charles.
However, in a recent interview, Mimi told Potpourri she is not a damsel in distress. She went on to
These are the first photos from the moving moment an excited D'Banj walked his guest and host Amber Rose into the venue for his 10th year anniversary kick off party. I've been up all night waiting to get the photos so I can serve them to you first. lol. Just like they did when Amber first landed in Lagos, she and D'Banj rocked matching outfits one more time. See more pics after the cut.
We made it once again. February 2015 is here. 13 more days and we will be electing new heads to run our dear country Nigeria; 10 more months and we will be celebrating the end of another year. I hope you remember time waits for nobody, guys.
Don't let anybody distract you from achieving your 2015 goals, Don't let anybody steal your shine. Always remember that God is on our side, so who is he that dares to stand against us? First say to yourself what you would be. Then do what you have to do. This is our year of getting to the top. Happy New Month, dearies!
Shortly after Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, was revived after being found unconscious in a bath tub full of water, TMZ is now reporting that the 21-year-old has been placed in a medically induced coma for swelling of the brain.
Bobbi was discovered by her husband Nick Gordon who began CPR before police took over as they awaited an ambulance. The incident comes days before the third anniversary of her mother's death, when Whitney was found accidentally drowned in a bath tub at the Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel.