Tuesday, August 2

Serena Williams flaunts bikini bod for Self magazine (Photos)

 Serena Williams is the cover star of the September issue of Self magazine . "I'm not asking you to like my body. I’m just asking you to let me be me. Because I’m going to influence a girl who does look like me, and I want her to feel good about herself."  She told the magazine.

No more space in mortuaries, nobody will vote for you in 2019 – Fr. Mbaka to Buhari

The Roman Catholic priest has said that with the way things are going, Buhari would be rejected by Nigerians in 2019.

In one of his latest messages released to his congregation, he slammed the President for occupying himself with trivial issues like the emergency of Bukola Saraki and Ike Ekweremadu as the Senate President and the Deputy respectively, while the country was on fire.

Imo state University Law student shot dead by cultists (Graphic Photos)

There was pandemonium earlier today after a young man was shot dead at Imo state University, Owerri,IMSU, by suspected cultists.

The police in Imo state have confirmed the identity of a fresh graduate of Imo state University, Owerri, IMSU, who was murdered in his cold blood by fleeing gunmen mid Tuesday.

"I am not a Muslim and I am not a male transgender" Noni Salma Lawal reacts

Lailasblog broke the story about Nigerian transgender, Noni Salma who used to be Habeeb Babatunde Lawal, an entertainment journalist in Lagos. 

 But she has just posted the write up below to say she's not a male transgender and doesn't live in the UK.

Pastor who wanted to break Jesus record dies after fasting for 30 days

A South African pastor, Alfred Ndlovu has died of malnutrition after going without food for 30 days when he tried to emulate Jesus Christ and fast for 40 days and 40 nights.

Drake and Rihanna put on another PDA during Toronto outing of Drake's tour (Photos)

Drake and Rihanna have continued to fuel their romance rumours by getting up close and personal on stage in Toronto.

Drake couldn’t take his eyes off the Baijan beauty’s behind during their set

I’ll rather die than renounce Biafra – Nnamdi Kanu

Detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, and Nnamdi Kanu has asserted that IPOB is not in the business of betrayal and as such would rather prefer to die than to renounce Biafra and abandon the struggle for its restoration.

Yemi Alade stuns in sexy black-peplum dress (Photos)

 The Abia state singer shared these lovely photos...More after the cut

See the terrifying and nerve shredding glass walkways in China (Photos)

If you have a phobia for heights, then don't look down!

Terrifying glass walkway along a mountainside opens to the public in China.

'My undeserved gift' Timi Dakolo's wife gushes as she shares lovely family photos

Timi Dakolo's wife, Busola Dakolo, shared these new lovely family photos.

They look adorable, see more photos below...

Twitter Naija reacts to Pastor Adebayo's advise about the type of persons not to marry

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, has advised men  on the type of women they shouldn't go for in terms of marriage.

Former Destiny’s Child singer, LeToya Luckett and husband split after 2 months of marriage

Former Destiny’s Child member LeToya Luckett has quietly divorced her husband of two months, Rob Hillman.

The singer-actress, who was one of the original four members of Destiny’s Child and sang on hits such as ‘Say My Name,’ and ‘Jumpin’ Jumpin’, parted ways with Hillman, an author, entrepreneur and public speaker, after a little more than two months of marriage, TMZ, who obtained the documents, reports.

After 13 years, Mikel Obi finally changes his name

I always wondered what 'Mikel' meant, and now I know.

Chelsea fans are no strangers to multiple monikers given their recent history of Brazilian talents, but it’s not often that an established Stamford Bridge star makes an official name change midway through their career.

Mikel was born John Michael Nchekwube Obinna (the son of Michael Obi) in 1987, but a mistake in 2003 changed things for the midfielder.

From exes to besties: Seun Egbegbe defends Toyin Aimakhu

Toyin Aimakhu's erstwhile lover, Seun Egbegbe in a surprising move came out to defend the actress over her role in the controversy that is currently trailing the #savemayowa campaign.

Despite the bad blood that was formerly between them, he had nothing but love and support for his ex.

Throwing subtle shades at ailing Mayowa Ahmed's family, he wrote: 

This old photo shows why it may be hard for Nigeria to 'change'

Same old story. NNPC money paid into a private account in Lagos bank.

Probe set up. The panel headed by Justice Irikefe.

Daily Times, May, 1980
photo credit: NNP
And the cycle continues...

A day to remember! Nigerian student marries and graduates with 1st class, on same day!

A Nigerian Birmingham City University student Anu Yusuf wore two important outfits - her wedding dress and a cap and gown, on the same day. And this was partly because they did not adhere to 'African time'. Lol. Read this interesting below

Anu Yusuf, aged 26, received her Law LLB in a ceremony at Symphony Hall alongside hundreds of her fellow students on Wednesday 27 July, wearing a traditional cap and gown.

However, merely hours before, Nigeria-born Anu was dressed all in white, as she tied the knot at Birmingham Register Office.

Ladies and gents, answer this tricky question

I have often asked myself this question and I am glad someone else is asking it too

Considering that when filling a form and you get to the marital status part, the unmarried ones among us fill 'single'.

So ladies and gents, A, B or C?

Amina Ali, rescued Chibok girl now afraid of school, mum reveals

Held for months by the Nigerian government and confined to a house in the capital for the foreseeable future, for what the Nigerian government has called a "restoration process", Amina Ali, a schoolgirl who was rescued after two years in Boko Haram captivity, may never be the girl she once was, her mother fears.

Meet Ugochukwu Micheal, 'cupid' who runs dating service for HIV positive people (photo)

A Nigerian man, Ugochukwu Michael recently launched a dating service for people who live with HIV. He said he was driven to help people who were stigmatised.

"Don't keep beards, don't marry girls who can't pray for an hour", Adeboye advices men about to marry

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye is definitely not a fan of the 'Beard Gang' and has frowned at ministers of the gospel growing beards in the name of new fashion, which he has likened to “fellows in Al Qaeda training”. He also advised men not to marry a girl who can't cook or pray for an hour.

 Daddy G.O, as he is fondly called by his followers made the comments recently in an article published in  Vanguard

He said,

Handsome Aliyu Giwa is off the market! Check out photos of his beautiful wife

Handsome, dapper and dimple cheeked deputy PPRO of Lagos State, Aliyu Giwa is now off the market and has been so since sometime around March 2016.

The wedding to his heart throb, Affinnih Oyin was really low key that's why most people were not aware. See more photos of the beautiful bride below.

She's 51, has 9 kids, been married twice and now wants to marry a 3rd time...

I read this story and I can only shake my head... read below and share your thoughts

Battered woman whose hands were hacked off by husband says "I stayed to save my marriage"

When Jackline Mwende sought advice on her bad marriage, she was given the same counsel many women in abusive relationships get: stay and fight for your marriage.

The first pastor she went to for advice told her to stay and pray for her marriage.

Long before Ms Mwende's hands were hacked off by her husband, Stephen Ngila, 34, for not conceiving, their seven-year marriage had been plagued with constant fights that stemmed from not having a child.

52 year old 'super-cougar' who has dated over 250 younger guys says men her own age are ‘bad in bed’

That seems like a convenient excuse until you meet a young man who is absolutely terrible in bed or come across an old man who would blow your mind with his many years of great experience.

Juney smith and boyfriend

A 52-year-old single woman named Juney Smith, from St Albans in UK says she is UK’s ‘top cougar’—and has dated over 250 younger men since she turned 30.

Huh? Land grabbers beat prayer warriors to stupor for 'invoking wrath of God' on them

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Can't people pray again in peace? This is the question that begs answer as suspected land grabs at the weekend invaded a prayer ground in Umudioka, Awka area of Anambra State and beat a prayer leader, Kenechukwu Nebeolisa and some prayer warriors to near death for allegedly invoking the wrath of God on them.

Okorocha of Imo state reduces work days to 3, thursdays and Fridays now for farming

The Imo State Government has introduced a policy tagged: ‘Back-to-Farm’ to enable the state engage and invest heavily in agriculture for self-sustenance since the state can no longer depend on monthly allocation for survival.

Against the backdrop, the governor directed that public servants in the state would now work from Mondays to Wednesdays, and use Thursdays and Fridays for agriculture (farming) while Saturdays can be used for ceremonies. And the directive takes effect from Monday August 1, 2016.

However, the governor exempted public servants on essential duties like the teachers, nurses, doctors and people involved in Internally Generated Revenue drive. Political appointees are also exempted from the three-days working periods.

In a statement signed by Sam Onwuemeodo, the Chief Press Secretary to Governor Rochas Okorocha, the government says:

Adventurous couple marry mid-air, 600ft above valley

The crazy things people do for love...

Jaideep Jadhav, 30, a mountaineer and pharma marketer, and his bride Reshma Patil, married in this unique fashion on Sunday in the Western Ghats in India.

Obama's first daughter shows us she knows how to party! (Photos/video)

President Obama's first daughter, Malia partied at Lollapalooza and this video of her dancing and having fun have gone viral

Many people were asking where is her bodyguard and why was she allowed to party that way.

Military Lailan Ebuka Hospitalized After Bomb Explosion Needs Your Prayers

Hello Lailans,
I am down in the hospital bed after some explosive device hit out platoon while on a mission in the North East. I am a strong man but I can make do with prayers as I am really down now. Thank you.

Continue to see more photos:

Aneke twin shares more adorable photos as they count down to their birthday

Nollywood identical twins, Chidimma and Chidiebere Aneke, will be plus 1 on the 6th of August, and the lovely twins have shared these lovely photos in advance for the celebration

 It's really difficult to tell them apart. More photos after the cut...

Dino Melaye & daughter Ruth rock matching outfits (photos)

Senator Dino is pictured below with his adorable daughter, Ruth Gbotemi Melaye on holiday.

Dino wan turn sexy young man. lol. U go fear abs.

Kylie Jenner flaunts bigger butts in new photos

 The reality star's butt is gradually getting and looking bigger and from the look of things, she might soon kick her big sister Kim from her spot

Kylie who turns 19 in a few days shared these sexy photos. See more after the cut

Man physically fights wife after he rationed food & she used more than he budgeted

A man in Kenya's Bungoma County has physically fought with his wife because of his habits of controlling food in the house.

The man, who is from Nalondo village, Kabuchai constituency in Bungoma, has been rationing food for his wife at home, a thing that threatened their five-year marriage.

It’s alleged that he controlled the food in the house by closely monitoring the levels of their maize flour in the house.

So, after a neighbour visited and the wife decided to cook lunch with the husband away, there was trouble when he returned and found his “Unga-levels” not where he had marked them.

His wife tried to explain but he would hear none of that.

A heated disagreement between them resulted into a physical fight.  His wife has since left after the incident.

These tweets got Nigerians wondering if Ben Bruce and Reno Omokri got hacked

The tone of these tweets has got Nigerian people on Twitter asking and wondering if Senator Ben Bruce and Reno Omokri's twitter accounts were hacked.

See the tweets and reactions...

Oh dear! Husband & Wife to-be turn their wedding into a horror movie scene

NFL player DeAngelo Williams and wife Risalyn took fandom to a whole new level on Saturday, July 23, when they had a Walking Dead–themed wedding at the Peabody in Memphis, Tennessee.

Williams had professional makeup artists transform him and his wedding party into zombies.

According to the ESPN story, Williams has been a fan of horror since he was a child, as well as the WWE character The Undertaker. As he grew up, he became engrossed in Robert Kirkman’s horror

The press got me married - Steph-Nora Okere talks about failed relationships

Nollywood actress, Steph Nora, recently granted an interview with City People, where she opened up on her failed marriage, career and challenges.

The beautiful Imo State-born actress and former Vice President, Screenwriters Guild of Nigeria and star actor, Jim Iyke once had a relationship.

US Vice President Joe Biden officiates gay wedding for White House staff (pics)

US Vice President Joe Biden officiated a wedding Monday for two longtime gay White House staffers.

The marriage of Brian Mosteller and Joe Mahshie was the first time Biden officiated a ceremony, the vice president’s office told CNN in a statement. Biden obtained a temporary certification from the District of Columbia.

Graphic photos: Man kills crocodile, turns it into delicious meal in Imo state

According to Ifeanyi who shared the story on Facebook:
Mr Elui, an Imo based businessman and contractor who hails from Anambra State, used his verified Facebook wall to display a life Crocodile, which he later killed and prepared as a delicious meal.

 He called on his friends to join him to the table for the delicious meal he referred as being proteinous.
I don't know, crocodile could be used as meat.
How many of you can eat it ? Which state eats it ?

Flavour shares more photos of his 'Gollibe' as she celebrates her birthday

The singer shared these lovely photos to celebrate his second daughter, Sophia, as she turned one yesterday

 She's so adorable, see more after the cut...

Meet the girl with VERY long tongue; she can lick her own eyelids and ears (photos)

Contortionist Gerkary Bracho could quite possibly have the longest tongue in the world.

Young lady has a tongue so long she can lick her own elbow, lick her eyelid, touch her ears and stick her tongue up her nostrils.

She showed off her amazing tongue twisting skills in a video that has now gone viral. Pics continue below.

22-year-old fashion designer slumps, dies, after man threatens him

A 22-year-old fashion designer slumped and died on Sunday on Orobiyi Street, in Alagbado area of Lagos State.

According to Punch Metro, Community youths were said to have attacked one Taofeek Sodiq, who had a disagreement with the victim earlier that day.

Eldee shares lovely photos with his wife to celebrate her birthday

The singer shared these lovely photos to celebrate his wife, Dolapo, as she turns a year older today
 More after the cut...

Actress Uche Jombo shares underwear photo

The Nollywood actress shared the photo to announce she's started work on losing weight.

Check out what a desperate mother Elephant did after her calf got trapped in a well. (Photos)

The dramatic moment villagers rescued a young elephant from a construction well after its mother stood by her baby throughout the night.

Maje Ayida's babymama Anita Solomon fires guns at SA shooting range (photos/video)

You wouldn't want to mess with Anita Solomon, Maje Ayida's babymama after watching this video of her perfectly firing guns in Cape Town, South Africa.

The mum of one was on vacation recently and treated herself with a trip to the shooting range. Pics continue below, press play to watch the video.

I transferred N1.2bn from Obanikoro son’s account – Banker

The Head of Treasury Operations at Diamond Bank has told EFCC officials  that he transferred N1.2bn from the bank account of a company belonging to Gbolahan Obanikoro, a son of a former Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro.

He said this in his statement of oath at the EFCC when he was quizzed by the anti-graft agency.

Punch reports the EFCC had invited the banker as part of investigations into the N4.7bn that was allegedly paid into Obanikoro’s son’s account by the Office of the National Security Adviser in June 2014.

The account named, Sylvan McNamara, with number 0026223714, has since been frozen by the anti-

Akwa Ibom chief priest machetes daughter to death, blames wife

A 30-year-old chief priest, Eno Akpan, has been arrested for allegedly killing his one year and three months old daughter, Favour by inflicting machete injuries on the girl’s back and head.

Eno, who hails from Ikot Akpan Udo village in the Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, reportedly manages the village’s shrine.

The Akwa Ibom state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Murtala Mani, said in Uyo on Monday that Eno had a misunderstanding with his wife, Blessing, and beat her up.

During the scuffle, Blessing ran off to her mother and left her daughter with the suspect.

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