Wednesday, June 24

Travelstart Nigeria Announces New Head of Communications


Travelstart today announced the appointment of Oluwakemi Ojo as Head of Communications for the online booking company’s Nigerian operations. Ojo will commence her new role on 1 July 2015. Russell Jarvis, Head of Communications for Travelstart global said from Cape Town where the company’s headquarters is based:
“Oluwakemi’s previous experience and track record at Travelstart Nigeria made her an easy choice for this role as we strengthen our position as the leading travel website in Nigeria, and on the continent. She will be key in aligning strategy and achieving more

Photos: This TILB Reader is very Worried. He Can't Keep a Relationship for More than 2 Months


Hello Laila,

Good evening to you, my name is Courage. Well, I just want to share an unusual problem with my fellow readers. I have a problem or don't know any other name i will call it, it always occurs to me. Ever since i started dating, i have not had a long, better, commitment and lasting relationship (highest 2 months). No matter my commitment to make it work, it always turns out sour, i don't just know what is wrong. Sometimes i find out a couple of times that if i am in a relationship, it's either the girl is cheating on me or

Ilorin's Top OAP "Coco-Ice" Releases Sultry Photos


Ilorin's top On Air Personality, Coco- Ice, the chic behind the popular Night show "Music Movie Culture"  on  Midland 99.0fm, recently had a fierce and dazzling photoshoot. Check it out below :

#OSGVITILIGODAY - Celebrating World Vitiligo Day (Photos)



Lagos, Nigeria - World Vitiligo Day is an annual event specially dedicated to people with Vitiligo on June 25th. The global event is to create awareness about the skin condition.

Vitiligo is a continual skin problem that produces white depigmentation patches that develop and enlarge only in certain sections of the skin. The white patches appear because the person has little or

Actress Cynthia Amadi Slams the Nigerian Celeb' Babymama Syndrome


It's a fact - the number of ladies who are willingly becoming babymamas to Nigerian celebrities is increasing. Some people may say it's nobody's business but that's not for award winning Nollywood Actress turned corporate big girl Cynthia Amadi. Cynthia is having none of it and has in a very interesting Youtube video, slammed the growing trend.  Press play to watch it after the cut and let's know if you think she's talking the truth you know.

Who Else Totally Hates This with a Passion?


It's like, if you're going to change up in a year or so, don't be amazing to me now. Thanks.


T.B Joshua Shares More Touching Photos from His Harsh Past




Popular Lagos prophet T.B Joshua yesterday shared some throwback photos of himself with a strong message that said: SHARE this post and SPREAD this message if you REFUSE to allow your family background to dictate your DREAMS in life! When you are connected to your destiny, NOTHING and NO-ONE can stop you – don’t give up!

He has shared more new touching photos and this time, he says there is no excuse for failure.

Check Out Davido's New House In Atlanta (PHOTO)


Davido is no stranger to living a very lavish lifestyle.

The singer took to Instagram to share this picture of his new crib in Atlanta. He captioned the picture: "ATL WADDUP!! 1ST DAY AT MY NEW CRIB , PRAYED FOR DAYS LIKE THIS NOW ITS HERE!! ".

It actually looks very comfortable.

LESBIANISM: Erstwhile Friends Biodun Okeowo and Wura Gold Point Accusing Fingers at Each Other…

So there's gist that Yoruba actresses Biodun Okeowo and Wura Gold who are also close friends are currently at war of words. And that despite efforts by their mutual friends who are also industry colleagues to pacify them, Biodun and Wura are not bulging from bearing grudges against each other.

According to BestofNollywood.tv, the fight between Biodun and Wura took a new twist yesterday when the light skinned actress took to her BBM and shared this update..


They got interested in the case and decided to find out what the drama was about. A call was put through to Biodun and she said:

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WHAT?! See How Much Nigeria Spent On Imported Chicken Alone In 2014


This is really shocking information.

The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) has revealed that 1.2 million metric tons (MT) of frozen chicken valued at N660 billion was imported into the country in 2014.


Does This Classify As #RelationshipGoal?


It's not news, I'm just asking.

I have so many questions just by looking at this picture. 


FINALLY! Janet Jackson To Receive Ultimate Icon Award


If you've been on this earth, you have probably heard the name "Janet Jackson", and if you have lived a certain number of years on this earth, then you have definitely heard at least one of her songs.

Well, the icon is now getting honored by the BET Awards, an honor which honestly has been long over due. Janet will be honored with the "Ultimate Icon: Music Dance Visual Award", an award that is the first of its kind.



Easy Yea? Floyd Mayweather Celebrates Earning $300million In One Year


Floyd 'Money' Mayweather is the highest paid athlete in the world in the last 12 months, earning an eye-watering $300million, according to Forbes.

Mayweather celebrated by taking himself to the Mob Museum in Vegas and stood in front of a display to commemorate how much he made. It reads '$300 million easy'.


He shared the photo on instagram and wrote "Fobres, I'm just getting started this year."

I'd like to be a Floyd when i grow up.  

Rick Ross Arrested AGAIN For Kidnap And Assault (PHOTO)


He's back in the slammer!

After just getting out of jail earlier this month for misdemeanor possession of marijuana, American rapper Rick Ross has found himself behind bars once again, this time for much more serious allegations.

According to the U.S Marshals Service, Rick Ross was arrested Wednesday morning in Fayette County, Georgia and charged with kidnapping, aggravated assault, and aggravated battery.

Ladies, Would You Get Married To A Dying Man? Please Read this story


Omar Al Shaikh had just one last wish before his life was cut short at the age of 16. Lying in his hospital bed, Omar Al Shaikh asked his girlfriend Amie to be his wife.

Hours earlier, doctors at Birmingham's Queen Elizabeth Hospital had uttered the prognosis Omar and his family had dreaded. There was nothing more they could do for him, his body having been ravaged by leukemia, and he had just days to live.

Ebola Returns To Sierra Leone’s Capital


Sierra Leone has announced the return of Ebola to its capital Freetown, dashing hopes that health authorities in the densely-populated city of 1.2 million had beaten the deadly outbreak.
The government’s National Ebola Response Centre (NERC) told AFP late on Tuesday three cases had emerged in the east-end slum of Magazine Wharf — three weeks after the last known infections in the capital.


Death By Hanging For 40 Year Old Man Who Killed 6 Year Old Girl For Refusing Sex


But what is it with all of these pedophiles coming out of nowhere na?

The Bauchi State High Court presided over by Justice Yelim S. Bogoro has today sentenced a 40 year old man, Ibrahim Idris, to death by hanging for killing a six year old girl he couldn't rape.

Barrister Dawud Yakubu, the State Director of Public Prosecutions dragged Idris to court on the grounds of culpable homicide.



Oh No! Port Harcourt Monorail May Not Continue Says Wike



People of Port Harcourt, I think it's time to push your prayer and fasting to an earlier start.

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike is now saying that he may not be able to continue with the monorail project started by his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi.


Photos From The Robbery That Happened At Ikorodu

There was a robbery attack this morning at the Ogolonto area of Ikorodu. The armed robbers reportedly trailed a bullion van to one of the banks, attacked the bank, moved over to the next bank, robbed them and then burnt the vehicle that they used for the robbery. They left the scene using a speedboat that ferried towards Iyan Oworo.

Fans Blast Blake Lively's Husband For Carrying His Child Wrongly

 People and the way they assume everything is their concern.

Gossip Girl star, Blake lively shared a sweet photo of her husband, Ryan Reynolds carrying their baby daughter James strapped to his chest in a carrier.

The picture received 335,000 likes on Blake's Instagram page, but it wasn't long before the criticism started pouring in about how the baby should be correctly carried.

As usual, people (wey e no concern) suggested the proud pair needed to read an instruction manual, while others praised their efforts as first-time parents.

Oby Ezekwesili Disagrees With Ex Minister Who Claims GEJ Left $30bn In Treasury

The former Minister disagrees with the immediate past Minister/Deputy Chairman, National Planning Commission (NPC), Dr. Abubakar Sulaiman who claims former President Jonathan left $30 billion in the national treasury. tweets after the cut; 

'Emotionless' Son Who Brutally Murdered His Mother As She Slept Gets 30 Years Jail Time

Sadistic Alexander McDonald tortured his mother by stabbing her through the neck with a knitting needle, a court heard.

The 27-year-old waiter had downed alcohol at a wine tasting evening at his work before taking cocaine. He then embarked on a sex texting conversation with a male friend which left him 'in a state of sexual excitement'.
He was jailed at Exeter Crown Court after he was convicted of murdering his 57-year-old mother Catherine.

Unpaid Salaries Of Workers; Osun State Judge Calls For Rauf Aregbesola’s Impeachment

 
An Osun State judge, Justice Oloyede Folahanmi has called on the state House of Assembly to investigate the alleged mismanagement of the state’s financial resources by the governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola and his deputy in accordance with Sections 128 and 129 of the 1999 constitution, saying there is no moral justification for their continued stay in office.

Folahanmi, in a 30-page petition urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission,EFCC, United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime, Amnesty International, Transparency International among others, to investigate any other person found to be responsible for what he described as ‘’ deliberate mismanagement of the economy of Osun State.’’

Man Puts Giant Crocodile In Pothole After Officials Refused To Fix It

 
How many crocodiles do we need in Nigeria?

A visual artist from Bangalore in India named Baadal Nanjundaswamy came up with a way of getting noticed by the local authorities, and it seems to have worked.

 Last Thursday, he created a fake reptile costing £60 and placed it in the 12-foot long pothole which was formed around a month ago when a water pipe burst at Bangalore's busy Sultanpalya traffic junction.

Although Baadal and others had made complaints, nothing was done, but it's been reported that, after his stunt with the fake reptile, the pothole was filled the next day. CONTINUE..

Empty Treasury? Former Minister Says GEJ Left Behind $30bn


The immediate past Minister/Deputy Chairman, National Planning Commission (NPC), Dr. Abubakar Sulaiman has faulted President Buhari's claim that the immediate past government left behind an empty treasury.

Pres. Buhari had in a media parley with state House correspondents on Monday June 22nd claimed that his administration met 'virtually an empty treasury'. In a statement released yesterday June 23rd, Dr Suleiman said the Good luck administration left behind $30 billion in the national treasury.
He argued that saying the past government did not leave behind any money implies that revenue generating agencies of the government seized to work before and after the Goodluck administration ended on May 29th .

GAY RAPE: Teenage Boy Rapes 8 Year Old, Sends Him To Hospital


Such a vile act on such a young boy.

Mohammed Abdullahi, an 18 year old boy has been taken into custody by the Bauchi State Police for allegedly raping an 8-year-old boy.

Former BBA Housemate, Elikem Reveals He Paid $25,000 Bride Price For Pokello


Former Ghanaian BBA star, Elikem Kumordzi who wedded his fellow 2013 BBA housemate, Pokello Nare; a Zimbabwean, in a private traditional marriage on Saturday in Harare, Zimbabwe has revealed that he paid $25,000 (N5million) as her bride price.
According to an exclusive interview with Peacefmonline.com, Elikem said “I paid a lot of money and before you pay such money for a lady’s hand in marriage you have to be sure she’s the one. Otherwise you will be a silly young man throwing a lot of money away. So it feels good to be married to the right woman. It feels amazing. No mistakes or regrets whatsoever.”
Elikem said he named the price just to set the records straight, because according to him, people are quoting wrong figures all over.

Beautiful Woman! Jada Pinkett Smith Hits The Stage With Strippers

Will smith is a lucky man.

Jada Pinkett Smith looked dashing as she hit the stage with a bunch of male strippers for the Magic Mike XXL Ladies Night Out Advanced Screening yesterday in Atlanta.

Dammy Krane Lands New Deal


If you're a fan or supporter of Dammy Krane, then you'll be happy to hear that he just signed a new contract with Tecno. 

The "21st century fuji" singer took to Instagram this morning to post the good news.

He wrote: "Done Deal!! It's Boom Time!! The Big announcement Today #Tecno #UsualSuspekt #TeamDk  strong!!"

Congratulations Dammy! 


Bank Robbery Happening Now At Ikorodu, Lagos [FULL STORY]


Channels I-Witness is reporting now that there is an ongoing bank robbery at Zenith Bank, and another at First Bank, Ipakodo, Ikorodu. 

Lagos State's Rapid Response Squad is already on the scene. We'll keep following this story.

UPDATE: New reports are saying that they have now escaped through ferry, and apparently headed for Iyana Oworo

UPDATE: A heavy bomb just exploded

Final Update + Full Story After The Jump:



See How Much You Get For Returning N12 Million Naira You Find At The Airport


Have you ever wondered what your reward could be if you returned a whooping sum of N12 million naira? If you have, then read on.

Josephine Ugwu, an airport cleaner, found N12 Million at the airport and did the noble thing: returned it to the owner. By doing so, Monday Ubani’s Foundation took up her case and promised to raise 10% of the money to give back to her.


How I was Chained, Tortured in the Bush by My Abductors – Rescued Ondo regent




For two weeks, serene Akungba Akoko in Akoko South West area of Ondo State stood still, no thanks to an abomination committed by some gun-wielding youths who abducted the regent of the community, Princes Oluwatoyin Omosowon, and three of her aides.

The regent and her aides  were abducted on their way from a public function in Akure, the Ondo state capital.

She was ambushed on the Ose/ Owo Expressway and forced to alight from her vehicle and pushed

Meet Trace Cyrus, Miley Cyrus' Elder Brother


 
This is Miley Cyrus' older brother. He is 27 years old. The girl in the photo with him is his on and off girlfriend, 26-year-old musician, Brenda Song.

Trace is with the band Metro Station and is known for having lots and lots of tattoos that cover most of his upper body. Brenda on the other hand is best known for her work on Disney's The Suite Life Of Zack & Cody.

They began dating in 2010 and were engaged in 2011 but broke it off.  More photos after..

Check Out these Beautiful Photos of Esther Imaku's Sister. It's her Birthday Today


Hi Lailalicious baby, 
How you doing? In the spirit of the monthly giveaway, I want to humbly ask you and TILB family to join me in celebrating my lovely sister (Grace Imaku)as she add +1 to her precious age. God has been her source of joy.
Birthday are special moments in everyone's life and it celebrated once a year.You are everything that I could have asked for in a sister and more.You are the best sister that I

How Smart Are You? Answer This Question


Which of this body organ never rests? Or which do you think is the busiest and most hardworking?

  • A. The brain
  • B. The Eyes
  • C. The Nose
  • D. The Ears
  • E. The Heart
  • F. The Mouth

Please choose and state your reasons.

Rita Ora Gives her Parents HER House - a £1.3 million Mansion


Being able to give your parents expensive gifts like this at such a young age is quite impressive. Rita Ora's lucky mum and dad - Vera and Besnik – have been given the keys to her £1.3 million house in North London.

The 24-year-old star revealed she decided to hand them over because she doesn't have the time to spend in the six-bedroom mansion.

Rita told Free Radio:

Illegal Immigrant: My Near Death And Terrible Experience In Malaysia

This is actually a true life story that I want to share with us all. An experience never to be forgotten easily. These experiences are what many Nigerians go through in Malaysia and other Asian countries in the name of travelling abroad..

File photo
please grab a bottle of ..........., pop corn and seat back, relax as you enjoy this story.


Pictured: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's Future Son


They have only just revealed the sex of their second child. Forensic artist Joe Mullins has now predicted what Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's son could look like. The picture shows the young boy to have green eyes unlike his parents, and rosy cheeks. 

Mullins is said to have studied Kim and Kanye to come up with the portrait of the youngster, and used computer technology to complete the image. What are your thoughts about the image? Do you agree with it?

Meanwhile, artist Joe Mullins also revealed this predicted portrait of Kim and Kanye's daughter North West in 2013. 

Former President Jonathan's Son is Hale and Hearty




News went viral last night that former president Dr. Goodluck Jonathan had lost his son Ariwera. Thankfully, several aides of the former President have now confirmed that Ariwera is hale and hearty. They told SaharaReporters on Tuesday that his rumored death came as a surprise to them, as the boy is not even sick.

Social media outlets were buzzing with the rumor all of Tuesday. One of the initial sources of the misinformation was PDP chieftain, and former lawmaker, Senator Hosea Agboola’s verified Twitter timeline where he condoled with the ex-president. As of this morning, the condolence tweet has been deleted.

OMG!


Curses on fleek!

Can You Guess Who These Are?


He is a rapper, she is a singer. Can you tell?

Seven Men Gang-rape Trader in Alaba Market


Seven young men have been accused of raping a trader inside a plaza in the Alaba Market, Lagos State.

Two of them, ─ Abeeb Busari, 22, and 18-year-old Lawal Gbolahan ─ who were nabbed and arraigned in court by the police, have been remanded in custody by an Apapa Magistrate’s Court.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the police had launched a manhunt for the other fleeing offenders while the arrested suspects have owned up to the crime.

The victim, 24-year-old Bola (pseudonym), sells fairly-used clothes in the area.

It was gathered that the woman was hawking her wares around 4.30pm on May 27, when Busari, who

Nigeria's Hairiest Woman, Queen Okafor Shows Off her Hot Legs


Queen who also calls herself Nigeria's goddess of hairs shared the pics with caption:
''Queen's beautiful legs and waist''.
I LOVE her self confidence!

OK, the Blog is Back on Auto Comment



After the chat we all had yesterday, guys, I've decided to put the blog back on auto comment. So, please if you are still having any other difficulty commenting, do send me a mail LailasBlog@gmail.com so I can resolve them immediately.

Lord’s Chosen Pastor Shot Dead in Lagos (Photo)

Pastor Okpokpo

Unknown gunmen, Monday, shot dead Lagos State Coordinator of The Lord’s Chosen Charis-matic Revival Ministries, Pastor Chukwuemeka Okpokpo, at Apple Junction, Amuwo Odofin area of the state.

The gunmen, said to have used a motorcycle, reportedly trailed the deceased from a Diamond Bank branch, where he had gone to withdraw N3 million for the church. They reportedly fired shots into the air, which sent other road users and passers-by scampering for safety.

Reports said Pastor Okpokpo tried to escape when it became obvious that he was the target.
He reportedly slowed down on reaching a bad spot in the road, and the hoodlums shot at the tyres of

Tyga Set To Star In New Reality TV Show



Tyga has signed a deal with MTV2 to star in his own reality TV Series titled "Kingin' With Tyga".

The 6-episode series will follow Tyga and his crew as they tackle over-the-top stunts, and give us a look at their lavish lifestyle, all in an attempt to show us what it means to be "kingin".

The series would begin airing weekly from July 24th.

I guess that Kardashian/Jenner spirit has started rubbing off on him.





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