Sunday, June 5

Muhammad Ali's brother weeps bitterly during emotional memorial service (pics)

See the moment Muhammad Ali's younger brother Rahaman wept as he was surrounded by mourners at a memorial service for the late boxing legend.



Ali's younger brother put his hand to his face, overcome with emotion, as members of the King Solomon Missionary Baptist Church in Louisville's west end paid tribute to the heavyweight champion who died on Friday night at the age of 74.

Breaking News: Sultan directs Muslim to commence Ramadan

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III has directed the Muslim Ummah to commence the Ramadan fast on June 6.


The Sultan gave the directive in Sokoto on Sunday, sequel to the sighting of the new moon of Ramadan, 1437 AH. The Sultan said that the new moon was sighted in various states of the federation.

SunNews reports Abubakar further said that the sighting of the new Moon had been duly verified by the National Moon Sighting Committee, and that of Sokoto.
”Today, 29th Day of Shaaban, 1437 AH, equivalent to June, 5, 2016, therefore marks the end of Shaaban. Therefore, tomorrow, June 6, 2016 is equivalent to the 1st of

And It's Time to Reach Out and Bless a Fellow Reader

Who are you reaching out to tonight, guys? Which reader do you have a special prayer for tonight?


It's Time to REACH OUT and bless a fellow reader, Time to be our brother's keeper... Time to bless the new week of that reader of your choice.

Trust me, prayers go a long a way, especially prayers for someone. It shows selflessness and love and we need a lot of love in our world today. Today where evil takes the very fore and love is the only medicine we need to defeat this.

If you don't mind, let's pray these prayer points together now.

  • 1. Spirit of deliverance come upon me now in the name of Jesus. I loose myself from all affliction in the mighty name of Jesus.


  •  In the mighty name of Jesus, I receive an excellent spirit upon my life today that will make me

BREAKING: Buhari heads to London for medical treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari will tomorrow travel to London for 10 days to seek medical attention and take a rest. His verified Twitter handle just announced this:



This confirms yesterday's story that the president is ill.

Popular Edo Pastor in soup over arranged miracle

A popular pastor reputed for miracles in one of the pentecostal churches in Benin City, Edo state, is in ‘soup’ ‎over an allegation of faking miracles to defraud unsuspecting church members.



An aggrieved member of the gang stage-managing the miracles for the ministry reported himself and the church to the police in the state capital.

He was said to have alleged that the self-claimed evangelist owed him N48,000.00 being his agreedfee for sitting in a wheelchair as a cripple for six days before he received his ‘healing’ during

New photos & video of 2face Idibia playing with his kids with Pero after Ehis' birthday party


A happy Tuface Idibia is pictured above with his youngest son and namesake, Innocent, on his shoulder enjoying funny 'Your Mama' jokes with his other young kids and their friends. See more adorable pics after the cut.

Babcock university graduate gets new SUV as convocation gift from parents (photo)

Babcock university's convocation happened today.


Check out the new SUV one of the graduands Ezeoranu Samba Maximus The Greatest got from his parents as convocation gift.

Jim Iyke shows off his brand new tear rubber fiancee, sends warning to haters


Please meet Jim Iyke's brand new tear rubber fiancee. Read his caption for this photo below.

See the difference between Single Mothers & Babymamas by vlogger Cynthia Amadi

What's the difference between Single mothers & Babymamas? I bet some of y'all don't even know, right?


Vlogger Cynthia Amadi was almost crucified last year when she had the guts to call out Davido and all Nigerian celebrities, along with the women who had babies for them, for engaging in babymama/babydaddy acts that were not part of our culture. Cynthia equally condemned bloggers and their readers who congratulate babymamas.

Bae is back with another explosive video that clarifies the difference between babymamas and single mothers with Nollywood actress Adunni Ade as case in point. Press play to watch below. It's a must watch, guys. hehe. Cynthia exposed the new Nigerian witches, technological witches who now hop on their magical brooms - phones and zoom off to operate in the comfort of their homes.

Guys, check out what my lovely readers Ijeoma & Shogbesan wore to church today

Their mails below:
Hi Laila, My name is Ijeoma, my church is Reedeemed Christian Church of God, Okenne in Kogi state. 
My pastor is Pastor Babafemi Adenuga and today's topic was little forces that destroy marriages. 
I am a youth corps member serving here. I chose the church cos of their zeal in preaching God's word and for their aggressive evangelism
More pics below:

Photos: Toolz & husband at Cherubim & Seraphim Church for wedding thanksgiving

Toolz and her husband, Tunde Demerun are back in Nigeria after their glam white wedding in Dubai.
The couple were today at their Cherubim & Seraphim church in Lagos for their wedding thanksgiving service.


Toolz and her husband, Tunde Demerun at Cherubim & Serahim church in Lagos

See another photo after the cut.

Actress Regina Chukwu remembers late husband after 13 years (photo)

Nollywood actress, Regina Chukwu became a widow 13 years ago when she lost her husband and was suddenly faced with the task of taking care of their 2 kids alone.


The Yoruba movie producer revealed her struggles, pains and triumphs in a heartfelt message she shared on her IG page yesterday along with new pics of herself and her kids. Regina wrote:
It's been 13yrs+ since I was left to cater for them all alone, it's been 13yrs since death gave me a 'title' I never bargained for, 13yrs since I lost a friend, a brother, a companion, a husband and the father of my kids. 13yrs of struggling to find my place in a world that is full of obstacles and hardship......, 
I could go on and on about how life have dealt with me, but after reflecting on the

Nollywood actor Oga Bello poses with his 18 children (see photo)

Veteran actor Adebayo Salami popularly known by his stage name Oga Bello has 2 wives and 18 children.


See the picture of Oga Bello and his 18 children seated with him below. The 63-year-old actor is one of the oldest acts in Yoruba Nollywood as he has been acting for about 5 decades.

Wizkid arrives Denmark for his Chris Brown tour

Chris Brown’s Europe tour tagged ‘One Hell of a Nite’ that features Nigerian pop star, Wizkid kicks off tonight.



Wizkid has arrived Copenhagen, Denmark's capital for the event which will be at The Forum in Copenhagen, Denmark from 7pm tonight.

Nick Cannon 'refuses to sign divorce papers' with Mariah Carey

Nick Canon announced his separation from Mariah Carey in August 2014 and filed for divorce just four months later.


He is legally still married to Mariah Carey, and TMZ reports that he has now refused to sign their divorce papers, making it illegal for her to currently wed her billionaire fiance, James Packer.

TMZ reports:
Sources connected with the former couple tell TMZ ... Mariah has been trying to get Nick to sign off for nearly a year, but he just won't do it and won't say why. The couple

Oh dear! Check out this creepy Rihanna statue

What a wow!



Photo credit: Indra_Kim

Couple's 8 year old marriage in jeopardy after ouija board told wife husband is cheating

A couple's 8 year old marriage is about to collapse after wife claimed that Ouija board told her that her husband is cheating on her and their marriage could be in jeopardy.


The fascinating tale was shared on Reddit by one of their users. He is 34 years old, wife, 33. Please read:
My wife of 8 years uses an ouija board to talk to the spirit of her grandfather, supposedly. Said "spirit" told her I'm cheating on her. I'm not. She believes "him." 
I realize this is really weird, but my wife has an ouija board that she uses to talk to her grandfather and has for a few years. Weird stuff has happened with the board, like it telling her I shouldn’t go to work the next day, then I got in a serious car accident the

Adorable new photos of actress Nia Long, her fiance Ime Udoka & their kids

Guys, check out these beautiful new photos of Hollywood actress Nia Long with her Nigerian partner Ime Udoka and their babies.



The family enjoyed a road trip to California yesterday and Nia shared pics on her IG page. Nia Long, is 45 years old, her partner, Ime Udoka is a 38 year old Nigerian born former NBA player. They have been together since 2010 and got engaged last year 2015.

The couple have a 4 year old son, Kez Sunday Udoka together and Nia's son from another relationship, 15 year old Massai.. More pics below.

Charly Boy's daughter Adaeze Oputa stuns in thread hairstyle


Media personality Adaeze Oputa is the daughter of Charles and Diane Oputa. See another photo after the cut.

Bukola Saraki and Sahara Reporters exchange words over Saraki's stolen million

Senate President Bukola saraki and news medium Sahara Reporters are digging each other out on twitter after SR claimed N300million was stolen from Saraki's bedroom. Nigerians demanded to know how and why N300million will just be sitting in Saraki's bedroom and Saraki fired back saying the report is false.



Tweets continue after the cut.

Mikel Obi & girlfriend Olga Allegra step out for a wedding


Olga shared this pic of herself and baby daddy Mikel Obi headed for a friend's wedding today.

Actress Chika Ike stuns in black for movie premiere

Chika stepped out looking this good last night for Yvonne Okoro's 'Ghana Must Go' movie premiere. 



Photo of the day!


What's wrong with this picture?

Hilarious video: Guy too turnt up and dancing in church gets chased by ushers

This is so funny! This guy was too turnt up during Church service but ushers at his church were having none of it. lol


Press play to watch the video after the cut.

Insane tweet of the day!

 See embarrassment, guys. Happened way above sea level. lol



See what this husband did after wife's sandal malfunctioned in public

This photo went viral on Twitter. How many Nigerian men will do this?





Photos: Deeper Life Pastor Kumuyi meets Gov Udom of Akwa Ibom state

General Overseer, Deeper Life Bible Church, Pastor W. F. Kumuyi is in Akwa Ibom State for a breakthrough service scheduled to hold at the Uyo Township Stadium.


He was welcomed by governor Emmanuel Udom at his residence last night. See photos below.


Lailans, Don't Forget to Send in What You Wore to Church Today

I want to show you off to the world! So, remember to take photos before leaving for church, while at church and after church service.


If possible, get your family and church members in the pictures too. When you are done, send all the photos to Lailasblog@gmail.com along with:

  •  the name of your church and location
  • what your Pastor/Reverend Father preached today 
  • and what you love about your church. 

I am waiting to publish your photos! 

Meet Nigerian Twitter user Odinabarbie who charged N5,000 to follow people back (pics)

Odinabarbie was the real deal on Nigeria Twitter back in 2011. She had this policy of never following anybody back unless you pay her N5,000. That was also the amount she charged for you to become her BB contact. And babe made lots of money.




Her Twitter persona described in three words were - Sexy. Horny. Classy and Odina lived up to that image. However, Twitter suspended her account - http://www.twitter.com/odinabarbie and babe disappeared into thin air. See more pics of her below.

Ellen DeGeneres insists she and wife Portia don't regret not having children

Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi have long been open about not wanting to have children.
And now American chat host star Ellen, 58, remains firm the pair have no regrets about their decision.


Dailymail reports the TV star told Sunday Style:
'We talked about it for a minute, about four years into the relationship, but we just decided we like our conversations not being interrupted and our furniture without sticky

Police arraign ABU staff for staging daughter’s fake kidnap

The police have arraigned a staff of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, before a chief magistrate’s court for concocting the kidnapping of her daughter with the intent of scoring a point over local unionism dispute.


Mrs. Joy Akpan had in March accused one Malam Alfa Gimba of kidnapping her daughter who is a nursing student of ABU. However, following investigations, the girl told the police that she was never kidnapped; rather she was asked by her mother to travel to her hometown in Cross River State.

The police also discovered that a local union dispute between the camps of Iliyasu Abdulra’uf Bello,

Nigerian babe who kissed a guy from Ikeja to Lekki & back to Ikeja shares her story

 Naomi once kissed a guy all through the way from Ikeja to Lekki, continued at a house party at Lekki they both went for and all the way back to Ikeja again. Please read:



See heart-stopping moment lion slammed into glass while trying to pounce on boy

This heart-stopping video happened at a zoo in Chiba, Japan. This huge lion attempted to pounce on this little boy when he turned his back on him but thankfully, slams into glass.



The adorable tot, just two-years-old can be seen watching the male lion crouching by the rock at the back of the large class-enclosed space. The boy doesn't run away, he simply spins around to face the lion, his hand held out as he stumbles backward. Press play to watch the video below.

Meet the Nollywood actress who says if she marries a sex addict, she will be his antidote

Being stuck with a sex addict is something most women dread, so much so, they cringe at the mere thought of it. For simple clarification, a sex addict is someone whose sex drive is at overdrive, obsessive and out of control.



The sexual addiction could involve sex with a partner, but it may also mean activities such as viewing pornography, masturbation, exhibition/voyeurism, visiting prostitutes, using sex chat lines and indulging in other excessive sexual pursuits.

While for most people such habits don’t cause problems, sex addicts are unable to control these urges

Singer Brymo advises guy to drop out of school instead of begging for tuition fee

See advice Niger singer Brymo gave Twitter user that asked him to help him with school fees.



Over-excited bride's wig falls off during dance with fiance for pre-wedding shoot (photos)

Our lady here and her fiance were drunk in love dancing for their pre-wedding photoshoot when this hilariously happened.


Pics continue below.


₦300million goes missing from Saraki's bedroom, police arrest aides & accountant

The Nigeria police in Ilorin reportedly questioned and then released several domestic aides as well as some members of the security detail assigned to Senate President Bukola Saraki after ₦300million mysteriously disappeared from the senator’s bedroom in Ilorin, capital of Kwara State.



SaharaReporters says an investigation by them confirmed that the money that went missing at the home of Mr. Saraki in Ilorin had just been ferried there by the state government in different foreign exchange denominations. They learned that Mr. Saraki called on Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed to

Moe Musa packs out of JJC’s house over Funke Akindele

Video director Moe Musa used to live in the same building with singer JJC who is dating leading actress, Funke Akindele. Musa lived in the Boys Quarters’ of the house.



Since the romance between Funke and JJC started, Punch reports they learnt that JJC,who is well entrenched in the entertainment industry has not been very comfortable with Musa’s presence as it might breach the privacy of the lovers.

Therefore, Musa had to secure a better apartment in the highbrow Lekki area to give the couple

Actress Oge Okoye stuns in new makeup photo


Mesmerizing!

Man angrily beats 11 year old son to death for sleeping with sister in Abuja (photo)

A 34-year-old man, Solomon (surname withheld) killed his 11 year old son for sleeping with his 8 year old sister in the Tasha Gwagwa area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.


The Commissioner of Police, Mr. Wilson Inalegwu who con­firmed the unfortunate incident to Sunday Sun described it as pathetic and a very troubling demonstration of the decay that has crept into the Nigerian society, and which calls for parents to keep close tabs on the kind of visual materials


Toke Makinwa says she attends too many parties 'cos she's the life of a party

Toke Makinwa told TheNation in an interview:



  • It seems you love to always attend events. Why?

Attending events is part of work as well. I do get paid to attend some events. When you grow a brand and it becomes a solid brand, people will want to associate with that and if they have some products or services that they have that would align with your brand; they invite you to be part of it.

 Just like people feel like your been at certain events might also add some glamour to it. I see it as work as well. I really don’t go out like that, in terms of having fun or chilling at home. I think I enjoy

‘Shina Peters has no second wife’

News went viral this week that popular musician and Afro Juju singer, Sir Shina Peters (SSP) has dumped his wife of many years, Sammie Peters who  recently returned from the US where she survived a near-death cancer experience and married a certain Olajumoke Olayinka.


Sammie was also reported to have been feeling bitter and all alone. She is pictured above with Sir Shina Peters.

In a response to Sunday Scoop’s enquiry, SSP's business manager, Femi Davies said the story was not true. According to him, Shina Peters is a responsible and law-abiding citizen who won’t risk bigamy

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