Saturday, April 11

''I’ll Congratulate Winner if I Lose'' – Rochas Okorocha

Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has said he is ready to congratulate whoever emerges the winner of the governorship election in the state, if he loses the poll.

He stated this in an interview with journalists minutes after casting his vote at Ogboko Ward 2 in Ideato South Local Government Area of the state on Saturday.
“I will congratulate whoever wins the election. Why not? But, first, let us do things properly,” Okorocha said.
The governor, who said the card reader failed to capture his fingerprints during the accreditation process in his ward, commended the Independent National  Electoral Commission in the state for the smooth conduct of the election.

Obanikoro's Son's Outburst at the Polls (WATCH)

The son of Musiliu Obanikoro and PDP House of Assembly candidate Babajide Obanikoro, was involved in a heated argument with an unnamed woman after she challenged him for being at a polling unit in Eti-Osa,Lagos. The woman was so angry, she even slammed the door on him but Babajide didn’t retaliate. In the video, some people can be heard saying “He’s not supposed to be here”

Obanikoro is hoping to represent the Eti-Osa Constituency 2 in the Lagos State House of Assembly as a member of the People’s Democratic Party.  He ran for the same seat in 2011 and lost.

More Graphic Photos from the Violent Killings in Akwa Ibom State Today

Earlier on today, we saw a photo of voters on the run as armed thugs carted away ballot boxes in Akwa Ibom state. Turns out not all of them were lucky enough to escape with their lives. Here are very disturbing photos from the violent killing and victims of thuggery intimidation in Ibiono Ibom Local Govt Area today. A corp member on duty was allegedly killed too.

WARNING: Viewer's discretion is advised.

Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel Announce the Birth of their Son Silas

Justin Timberlake and wife Jessica Biel have welcomed their first child.
The couple's rep confirmed the arrival of their son, Silas Randall Timberlake, on Saturday and told People the 34-year-old singer is 'ecstatic' and both mom and baby are doing well. No further details have been given.

Randall is the name of Justin's father and the singer shares the same middle name. Big congrats to them.

Photo: Dayo Adeneye Takes Okada to Polling Unit

Dayo 'D1' Adeneye spotted on his way to vote earlier on today.

Between an Ogbanje & a Witch, Who Would You Choose as a Date?

lmaoo.. Read the hilarious drama Bovi just shared on his IG page.

Amazing Story: Pastor & Kids Saved after Huge Tree Suddenly Fell on their SUV (Photos)

 Just read this story, guys. Was shared on Twitter by a user named Charlie Anekwe. Continues after the cut.

9-Year-Old Girl Pregnant after being Raped by at least 10 ISIS Militants

A 9-year-old girl from a minority group in Iraq is pregnant after being raped by at least 10 different men with the Islamic State group.

According to DailyExpressUK, the young girl was seen by aid workers in a refugee camp in Iraq after she and hundreds of others were freed after being held captive by the group for more than eight months.

The girl was one of 216 people from the ethnic and religious minority community known as Yazidis released by the Islamic State group, which is also known as ISIS or ISIL. Those freed tended to be

Woman Slumps and Dies In Katsina while on Queue to Vote

Women turn out enmasse to vote at Kofar Bai/ Kayalwa unit 005, Wakil Gabas 1, Katsina
A 50-year-old woman, Yar’Baba Yusuf Babangida, was confirmed dead after she reportedly slumped while on a queue for vote in Katsina. The deceased was said to be on queue at Kofar gidan Hamisu polling unit of Makera ward in Funtua local government area of Katsina State when she suddenly slumped.

Leadership reports that she was rushed to Funtua General Hospital where health personnel certified her dead.
“We were told that she had already died even before we rushed her to the hospital,” a resident who took part in the rescue operation said.
The deceased, a widow, was said to be hypertensive.

I will Concede Defeat if I Lose Election, says Ribadu

The Peoples Democratic Party governorship candidate in Adamawa, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, said on Saturday that he would concede defeat if the election was against him.

Ribadu, who expressed satisfaction with the process of the elections, made the statement shortly after casting his vote at the Aliyu Mustafa polling unit in Yola.
“I will accept the outcome even if it is against me.” 
Voting has begun in Yola and its environs. Low turnout of voters was, however, observed in some polling units In Yola North and South local government areas.

Gov. Danbaba Suntai Casts his Vote in Taraba (Photo)

Gov. Suntai of Taraba state was accredited in his SUV at his polling unit in Suntai. The governor, who has not been seen in public for a long time after his accident, was the last to be accredited and first to vote.

Photo: Voters on the Run as Armed Thugs Cart Away Ballot Boxes in Akwa Ibom

Fierce-looking armed thugs stormed a polling unit in Akwa Ibom state and carted away election materials while voters who had come to vote took to their heels in fear of being shot.

Jimi Agbaje Casts his Vote (Photos)

Jimi Agbaje hopes to win after the elections today. See a second pic after the cut.

Photo: Security Officers at a Polling Unit Caught Sleeping

An Instagram user @_oluwasegun shared the pic with this as caption:
"Security officials at my Polling unit, meant to protect lives and property but lost in slumber. Na God dey protect us jare, me just dey here dey look them :'( #CertifiedPresidingOfficer #INEC #LetTheBestManWin."

Underage Voter Causes a Fight among Party Agents in Keffi (Photo)

A minor who showed up at the Kofar Pada polling unit in front of the Emir palace in Keffi, Nasarawa State, stirred up a heated argument between agents of political parties participating in today’s governorship and state assembly elections, leading to scuffles.

The boy of about 12 whose name Daily Trust decided not to mention, divided opinion among agents of the PDP, APC, and APGA as well as Accord party, Shehu Kassim Yamusa, Auwal Shauibu,, Monday Yohanna, and Yusuf Shuaibu, respectively, leading to a shouting match before security personnel, polling officers, and a European observers team.

Some insisted the under-aged voter, who presented  a valid PVC for accreditation be allowed to

Hilarious Photo of Jimi Agbaje & Ambode with their Lookalikes

Nigerians will not kill someborri... lol.

Channels TV Cameraman, Maurice Bassey Beaten to Pulp in Rivers

Channels TV cameraman, Maurice Bassey, was today beaten up in Rumomasi, Port Harcourt, by political thugs. Initially held for several minutes, the cameraman was however released after serious beating. He sustained severe bruises during the ordeal.

Photo: Child Gets Accredited in Sokoto State

Not again..

PDP Chairman, Youth Shot Dead in Ebonyi

Two persons were reportedly shot dead in the early hours of Saturday by unknown gunmen in the state.

The victims include a middle aged man, Mr. Mike Ojor in Ikwo Nnoyo in Ikwo local government area and the Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ishielu LGA of the state, Mr. Emeka Nworie.

The mastermind of the dastardly act are said to be thugs allegedly loyal to an opposition political party in the state. A source close to Vanguard revealed that the late PDP chairman was attacked in his house in Ezzagu in Ishielu LGA and shot several times by his assailants.

Confirming the incident, the state Police spokesman, ASP Chris Anyanwu stated the assailants before killing the PDP stalwart asked for money which was generously given to them but still went ahead to kill their victim.

Touching Photo of a Disabled Mother and her Child Going out to Vote

They would do anything to get the right leader... Photographer Bayo Omoboriowo captured this image in President Elect Buhari's hometown Daura.

President GEJ Gets Accredited (Photos)

During the Presidential election, the card reader didn't work. This time, accreditation went smoothly, card reader worked. See more after the cut.

Egor Efiok and Kweku Elenitoba-Johnson are Engaged

PR guru Egor Efiok is engaged! The lucky man is 47 year old Ghana-Nigerian man Kweku Elenitoba-Johnson who is a widower, lost his wife after childbirth 12 years ago. He is from Lagos and has a child with his late wife. Big congrats to them.

Prof. Osinbajo and Wife Get Accredited (Photo)

Vice president-elect, Prof. Osinbajo and wife waiting at their PU in VGC -to be accredited. Someone said behind every successful Osinbajo is a humble, first class wife. lol. See another photo after the cut.

lol... Check Out the ''Fill In The Gap'' Question Trending On Nigeria Twitter

What do you think the answer is?

Pres. Jonathan Lands in Otuoke: Card Reader Works,Gets Accredited

President Goodluck Jonathan has landed in Otuoke, Ogbia local government area of Bayelsa state and has since been accredited to vote in the State House of Assembly election.

Earlier, the social media was awash with condemnation that the number one citizen of Nigeria had chosen to stay in Lagos for the election when he should be in Bayelsa voting. The wife of the president, Patience Jonathan is reportedly in Okrika, Rivers State for the governorship and state assembly elections.

Ambode & his Pretty Wife Get Accredited at his Polling Unit

APC Lagos State Governorship candidate, Akinwunmi Ambode's polling unit was at the Ogunmodede Junior College in Papa Epe. Pictured above is himself and his wife getting accredited earlier on today. See more photos after the cut.

Card Readers Fail in Dame Patience’s Hometown, Okrika

Reports from Okrika, the home town of First Lady Mrs. Patience Jonathan indicate that the card readers deployed by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) have failed to work.
Hundreds of voters that came for accreditation have opted for manual accreditation.

Fab Photos of President Elect Buhari Arriving for his Accreditation Today

According to eyewitnesses, all telecom frequencies were jammed when President Elect Buhari and his gorg wife, Mrs Aisha arrived for Accreditation today. ‎Buhari was escorted by heavy security and was accredited around 8:15am in his polling unit at Sarkin Yara A, Kofar Baru III in Daura.

The president-elect was accredited by the INEC official using the card reader in about three minutes. More pics after the cut.

So This Happened Somewhere in Nigeria Today...

Photo shows how some Nigerian voters reserved space ahead of voting today. lmaoo..

Governor Amaechi Alleges his Telephone Numbers have just been Cloned

Press release from the Governor:
This is to inform members of the public that the Telephone numbers of the Governor of Rivers State, Rt. Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has been cloned and the criminals who did the cloning are using his phone numbers to send out fake text messages to people not to come out and vote. 
Pls that text message is not from Gov Amaechi. The Governor’s position remains that Rivers voters should come out to vote today. People should disregard that fake text message. 
Chief Press Secretary
To the Governor

Desmond Elliot Denies Sharing Money to Policemen over Election

Desmond has reacted to this photo we all saw earlier on.

Phto: Heavy Shooting in Buguma in Rivers.. Two Feared Dead

Reports of heavy shooting at Buguma in Rivers state has just been received,guys. The House belonging to the  Commissioner for Women Affairs in Rivers state,  Mrs  Joeba West was reportedly set ablaze, INEC RAC Centre  in Kalabari National College, KNC, Buguma was also set on fire in the orgy in violence in the ongoing election in Rivers State. A Police patrol vehicle was also burnt in Buguma.

Alleged Photo of Desmond Elliot 'Sharing' Money Sparks Argument on Twitter

Some Twitter users were totally not impressed after this photo of Nollywood actor cum politician Desmond Elliot hit the web. It shows him surrounded by Nigerian policemen all looking at the cash in his hands.

Nnamdi Anekwe took to his page to ask for some explanation and it turns out the photo was allegedly from yesterday and shows Desmond handing out lunch money to the security officers that escorted him. Tweets continue after the cut.

And Our Gorgeous Ladies are Finally Here!! Laila's Blog Finest Faceoff

It's been a long while but we finally got our show back on, guys! Check out our beauties of the day - CY, Jennifer and Priscilia.

  • CY sent in her pics a while ago and recently called me out in the comments for not posting them. lol. She's based in Spain but was a student of  the University of Benin.
  • Jennifer is yet to send in her profile so we will let her photos do the talking in the meantime.
  • Priscilla Sexy Queen is a banker.

Our winner for today's show gets N3000 airtime, network of her choice. So, what do you think, guys? Which of these pretty ladies is getting your vote today? See more photos below.

Breaking News: About 50 Heavily Armed Soldiers Deployed to Wike's Rumuprikom Residence

Ahead of the gubernatorial elections today, about 50 heavily armed soldiers mounted heavy blockade  around the family residence of the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,  PDP,  Barr Nyesom Wike as early as 6am today.

Vehicles were thoroughly searched before being allowed to drive through Wipey Junction, a very busy intersection close to the family residence. At about 6:40 am the soldiers were seen emptying

List Entertainment Officially Welcomes Wizkid to Her Artiste Management Home

Africa's Biggest Talent Management company, List Entertainment wish to welcome Mr. Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid to our Management company.

We are delighted that the music genius is joining our home, and we pledge to help him achieve his dreams further & also look forward to a great working relationship .

List Entertainment is a home filled with Successful and talented artistes, Wizkid joining us updates

Sad Photos: 10 year old Twin Sisters Lose their Lives after Ghastly Car Accident

This is really so sad. A TILB reader sent me this mail and pictures last night saying he can't stop his tears. Above are the lovely sisters involved in the crash. Read:
Hello Laila,  
This lovely looking set of twins Hassana and Husseina Ado would've been 11 years come 31st of May 2015. They would've have witnessed the dawn of the much awaited Change regime of the new APC led Government but the story of their life was cut short by the cold hands of death on the morning of Wednesday 8th, April 2015 in a ghastly motor accident along the Kaduna-Abuja Expressway. 
The ugly incident happened around Jere LGA while they were en-route Warri in the

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