Saturday, October 1

Our gorgeous ladies of the day are here, guys! Laila's Blog Finest Faceoff

Please meet Lailans Niniola, Opeyemi and Mercy. Remember, we are looking for who you think has the prettiest face of them all. So sorry our show is coming up late today.

First up is NINIOLA. Do you think she is the finest?

Hello Laila, my name is A‎zeez Niniola. I am  24 year old student from Osun state. I'm also a model, usher and brand influencer. Here are my photos for your finest face faceoff.
OPEYEMI is next. Is she the lady to go with?

Hi Laila,  my name is David Opeyemi, a 500level law student of Kogi state university. I'm a regular blog visitor and i really love your blog.  Here are my pictures, i hope i win
Our last reader is MERCY. What do you think of her? Is she the real deal?

Laila, my name is Mercy Micheal, a 300level student of National Open University. I am a model, love travelling, singing and strutting the runway.
Lady with the highest votes from YOU gets flaunted on our sidebars as the finest face of the week. So, who are you voting for today, guys? See more of their pictures below.

Lovely Independence Day photo of Olajumoke Orisaguna

Olajumoke got back with the lady that shot her to stardom TY Bello for the beautiful photo to mark Nigeria's 56th Independence day today.

TY captioned the photo:
Happy Independence Day Nigeria . May we add new feathers .. Let it be said that we found new ways to move forward .. That we shook off every heavy weight and learnt to fly beautifully again

Check out Toolz' stunning outfit to BellaNaija's Wonderland event

The figure on Toolz is getting hotter by the day.

The second edition of Baileys Nigeria & BellaNaija Weddings‘ Wonderland is taking place right now in Lagos.  30 lucky brides-to-be from different parts of Nigeria are being treated to an unforgettable weekend of fab games, treats and fun time. See another photo of Toolz, her hubby, Noble Igwe and Basketmouth below.

This Nigerian man forgave & took girlfriend back after she cheated & got pregnant

Nigerian Twitter user Folarin shared his gripping story of how he once forgave a girlfriend who cheated on him and got pregnant along the line.

According to him, it was quite hard but he did it. Kindly read and be amazed!

What manner of hairstyle is this??!

I no fit shout! lol

Throwback photo of Nigerians celebrating Independence Day in 1960

This was how Nigerians celebrated Independence day in London back in 1960. God bless our country!

29 year old woman with 14 daughters says she won't give up until she has a son (photos)

Augustina Higuera may only be 29 but she is very proud to be a mother of 14!

And if that wasn’t staggering enough, she beat odds of 500,000 to one to give birth to a third set of twins two months ago.

But the supermum is less thrilled that against all odds, all of her ­children are girls – and she has vowed to keep going until she has given husband Jose, 30, a son.

She said:

Photos: Ethiopian men take part in dangerous near-naked fighting ritual

Images that capture the moment members of the Suri tribe from southern Ethiopia taking part in a fighting ritual have emerged on the internet.

Warriors are seen taking part in the 'Donga', or stick fight, which has traditionally been a way men impress women and find a wife. They fight with little or no clothing, and the violent clashes sometimes result in death.

Battles usually take place between Suri villages, which can consist of between 40 and 2,500 people.
They are usually held after the rains, and there are often 20 to 30 fighters on each side, with

Wow! China unveils its first ever suspended monorail - carriages are HUNG from the tracks

China now has suspended railways. First test run of the rails was completed yesterday without a hitch.

The hanging train carriages were filmed in action in the city of Chengdu as they zipped along the elevated monorail at speeds of 60kmph.

According to reports, the tests will continue until engineers have given it the all-clear but as of yet, no

US rapper Shawty Lo's dead body taken to strip club (video)

People die and they are taken to churches right before burial. Well, Atlanta rapper Shawty Lo died, his corpse was taken to church for wakekeeping and thereafter driven in a convoy to one of his favorite spots on earth, the popular strip club Blue Flame Lounge, one last time.

Video was captured of the hearse carrying Lo’s body posted up on the curb outside the club with a caravan of cars behind it last night. The person snapping the footage captioned the video
“Shawty Lo’s last time at the Blue Flame,” 
Lo was a frequent rain-maker at the Blue Flame and the spot is actually the last place people saw the D4L boss alive, as he was killed in a car accident shortly after leaving the club around 2 a.m. on Sept.

CBN Godwin Emefiele thanks everyone over freed wife

Mr Godwin Emefiele, governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has praised the security agencies for their gallantry in bringing his wife, Margaret back home within 24 hours.

This, he said, was in compliance with the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Emefiele also thanked the Delta and Edo State governments, friends and well-wishers, who through their actions, prayers and goodwill, helped to bring this harrowing experience to a joyful end.

Margaret Emefiele, who was kidnapped on Thursday by armed men on Benin-Agbor road,  was

Billionaire wife Fifi Dilly celebrates birthday in grand style (photos)

Sophistication, fine cuisine and absolute panache was the order of the day at Fifi Umenyiora, wife of Mr Dilly's birthday bash. The Empress hosted some of Lagos finest personalities to a lavish party in commemoration of her 35th Birthday on September 28th, 2016.

The High Octane club themed party held at the billionaire’s brand new Restaurant Jamo Afrique; an Afro-Caribbean upscale restaurant, comfortably situated at the prestigious Oniru Chieftaincy Estate,
Blocks after Four Points hotel, Lekki.

The celebrant was ably supported by her husband Mr Dilly and surrounded by family, friends and well-wishers..

Fifi, an astute business woman went on to announce the forthcoming grand launch of Jamo-Afrique

Rat falls to its death at posh restaurant after landing on diner's head, then table

A woman was left screaming in horror after a rat fell to its death - but not before hitting her on the head at a posh restaurant.

Diners claim the rodent landed on the customer's cutlery before being rushed away by workers at Smiths of Smithfield in London. She was sitting on a packed table of 24 people when the incident took place.

Paul Stubbs, 56, said:
“All of a sudden there was a commotion and what looked like a rat fell from the ceiling. It hit somebody’s head and ended up on the table. 
“We were disgusted. It was only a baby but still about three inches long. It had obviously

Turkish government arrests 50 Nigerian students over failed coup

Over 50 Nigerian students were yesterday arrested in Turkey, allegedly on the orders of the Turkish government.

A source whose relative was among the detained students told ThisDay that “upon arrival at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul, they were all escorted to a room and their passport confiscated by Turkish police.”

The detained Nigerians are mainly students of Fathi University, one of the private universities in

36 year old man says he raped 8-year-old girl cos he was sex-starved & she enjoyed it

A 36-year-old father of three, Mr. Itorobong Iyang, yesterday told journalists he was sex starved and drunk when he defiled his eight-year-old neighbour’s daughter.

Iyang, who lives on Oyo Road at Ajegunle area of Lagos, said he had been separated from his wife for a while.

While being paraded yesterday at the state Police Command Headquarters, Ikeja, he said:
“I had just taken ‘hot drink’ (alcoholic drink) and was tipsy.
So I decided to cook, when some of my neighbour’s children came over to my place to play. After they left, I went to sleep. While I was sleeping I heard the little girl’s voice calling me. So I woke and found my neighbour’s daughter in my room. I decided to play with her. 
While playing with her, I told her to pull off her pants and she did without hesitation. I

This guy says all girls are like recharge cards, you should use them and throw away

Can you imagine?!

Okoi deleted his post after Nigerians slammed him right, back, centre for such a foolish statement.

Angelina Jolie 'doesn't want Brad Pitt prosecuted' over abuse allegations

Angelina Jolie will reportedly refuse to co-operate with police if Brad Pitt is charged with abusing their 15-year-old son Maddox.

The actress, 41 - who is divorcing Brad, 52, after two years of marriage - apparently claims he shouldn't be prosecuted for allegedly getting physical with Maddox on their private jet.

A source close to Angelia told TMZ she'll go 'radio silent' if authorities attempt to build a case against

Softcore porn video featuring Donald Trump resurfaces from 2000 (WATCH)

US Presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared in a softcore porn video in 2000 and the video is right now trending.

Buzzfeed obtained the video from an online adult video store called Cinema Cornucopia. It features Trump welcoming the Hugh Hefner's Playmates to New York during a bus tour in 2000.
Trump can be seen popping a bottle of champagne, which splashes onto a Playboy logo as women can be heard cheering in the background.
'Beauty is beauty, and let’s see what happens with New York,' Trump says. 
While Donald Trump remains fully clothed, other scenes in the tape include naked women posing in sexual positions, touching themselves, rubbing honey on their bodies and caressing each other. 

Trump's porn appearance surfaced just hours after he launched additional attacks on former Miss Universe Alicia Machado, who won Miss Universe in 1996 while Trump owned the company producing the pageants.

Ghanaian-born soldier sues UK military £200,0000 after he got cold during military exercise

A soldier born in Ghana has sued the UK Ministry of Defence for £200,000 claiming he got too cold on a military exercise in Wales.

Gershon Rawlings, 33, argued that his ethnicity made him more likely to suffer than other troops.

According to the SunUK, his lawyers claim he suffered numbness and tingling in his feet after being made to sleep outdoors in a waterproof poncho.

In a writ filed at the High Court in London, Mr Rawlings says he was forced to remain out in ‘very

Photos: Abuja girls convert Nyanya market to brothel

The chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Abdullahi Candido has condemned in strong terms the conversion of shops at the Nyanya market, Abuja into brothels, residential houses and schools.

Officials of the council discovered on Wednesday when it embarked on the evacuation of street traders at the market that several shops have been turned into residential houses, schools and “red light district” by women of easy virtue.

In a chat with DAILY POST, one of the resident commercial sex workers at the Nyanya market said the place was her only source of livelihood, especially now that the economic recession was biting really hard on the country.
“You know say the market no get gate, so e dey open 24/7, people dey stay for here from night till morning. I don dey do this business for this place; e don reach like two years

Goodluck Jonathan writes Nigerians a heartfelt Independence Day message

Guys, read ex-president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s message to all Nigerians as we celebrate Independence day. today.

Reactions from Nigerians continue below. Someone said he wishes God will bring GEJ back to villa to correct what Buhari has damaged. Do you want that too? Another person called Buhari a 'coconut head president'.

Bisi Alimi releases photos to mark Nigeria's 56th Independence Day

Bisi wrote on his Instagram page:

This picture puts me relationship with #nigeria into perspective. Nigeria is a country I love so much. It's my first home, the place of my birth and the land of my initiation into adulthood.
She is also the hands that carried me to the world stage but the same that hurts me. I can't

MBGN Unoaku Anyadike, Miss Nigeria Pamela release Independence Day photos

MBGN 2015 Unoaku Anyadike and Miss Nigeria 2015 Pamela Peter-Vigboro Leesi, have both shared lovely new photos to celebrate Nigeria's 56th Independence day.

More after the cut.

Man testifies after Fulani herdsmen fired at them & none of the bullets penetrated

A Nigerian Facebook user has narrated how he was saved from death after some alleged Fulani men attacked his car on his way back from Abuja with a team and opened fire on them.

More photos after the cut.

Queen Nneze Richards hosted by the Presidency at Aso Villa As Nigeria marks Independence today

As Nigeria celebrates Independence today, Queen Nneze Richards was received at the Aso Villa yesterday by the ‎Senior Special Assistant to the President on political matters Rt. Hon. Gideon Samani as they prepare for today's celebration.

‎The Enugu State born Beauty Queen has been listed as special appearance for the Nigeria's historical celebration today even though she has long stopped parading herself as the reigning Miss Independence Nigeria after the unfortunate misunderstanding with the pageant management. Her

I ran away to avoid being used for rituals, wife tells court

A housewife, Olayinka Adebayo has told an Akure Customary Court in Ondo State, that she deserted her matrimonial home for three years to avoid being used for rituals by her husband, Adeniyi.

Olayinka, who made this known when she testified in a divorce petition filed by her husband, told the court that Adeniyi had once asked her to lie on a white apparel and be chanting some words.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), she recalled that she had to change her place of worship, which was the Redeemed Christian Church of God to  Cherubim and Seraphim, having

See photos of man who spent $26,000 to look like David Beckham

Jack Johnson is a 19-year-old British man who has dropped an insane amount of money on the delusional idea of looking like David Beckham.

Thus far, Johnson has spent $26,000 on plastic surgery in an attempt to look like Beckham, and he plans on wasting spending $39,000 more to make his dream come true. And if that doesn't sound crazy enough, Johnson is actually unemployed at the moment and claims he's using loans to pay for

Wife of CBN Gov, Margaret Emefiele rescued!

Margaret, the wife of the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emiefele, has been rescued.

According to New Telegraph & ThisDay, Margaret was rescued at about 12.30 am by security operatives. Family sources said she was rescued “due to the gallantry of the Armed Forces, Police and Security Forces”, in Ugoneki near Benin City and is currently recuperating in Government House, Asaba.

She along with three other women and their driver were abducted along the Benin-Agbor Road on Thursday while on their way to the CBN Governor’s home town.

The abductors had made a demand of N1.5billion for them to release their high profile victims.

Here's the full text of President Buhari's 56th Independence Day speech

Today – 1st October is a day of celebration for us Nigerians. 
On this day, 56 years ago our people achieved the most important of all human desires – freedom and independence. We should all therefore give thanks and pray for our founding fathers without whose efforts and toil we would not reap the bounties of today.

  • 2. I know that uppermost in your minds today is the economic crisis. The recession for many individuals and families is real. For some It means not being able to pay school fees, for others it's not being able to afford the high cost of food (rice and millet) or the high cost of local or

Taribo West debunks death rumours

Former Nigeria defender Taribo West who is now a Pastor is the latest celebrity forced to debunk rumours that he is dead.

The false rumours had said Taribo had died at 50 at a South African hospital. But speaking in a short interview about the rumour, Taribo said he is alive and fine. That the news came to him while he was mediating on a sermon. He also said he received calls from all over the world, stating that he had never received calls that much before in his life.
“I received calls telling me to check Facebook about news of my death. I saw reports of my death and people were commenting. I just laughed. I’ve never received such number of calls all my life. From US, UK, all over the world.''
The Atlanta ’96 Olympics gold medallist added that he had a premonition that something ‘evil’ was

Gorgeous, charcoal black model Khoudia Diop stuns in new photos

Senegalese model Khoudia Diop aka Melanin goddess and her very dark beautiful skin went viral last week.

Here are new photos she just released that are turning heads yet again on Instagram. More after the cut.

Check out the bizarre birthday gift protesting Federal University staff gave VC

Senior staff of the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, on Friday presented a loaf of bread and a bottle of coca cola drink as a birthday gift to the school’s Vice Chancellor, Olusola Oyewole.

The VC clocked 61 on Friday and has been having a running battle with the workers over allegations of financial misdeeds against ‎him and the pro-Chancellor of the university, Adeseye Ogunlewe. The staff have long been protesting, demanding the removal of the VC.

See a clearer photo off the bizarre package.

Grandmother shrinks to size of 2ft-tall toddler after birth of her son (photos)

A rare medical condition has caused a grandmother to shrink to the height of a toddler - two feet tall after the delivery of her third child, a son.

Looking like a small baby , Shanti Devi, 60, spends her days cuddled up and lying on a cot, mumbling or singing alone.

Her limbs have shrunk, twisted and have become so rigid that any movement is impossible for her.

She cannot open her hands and spread her legs or even tilt her head and entirely relies on her children

I thought God had forgiven me – Suspect arrested for kidnap, murder of poly student

On May 25, 2016, Ikenna Osuji, a Federal Polytechnic, Nekede student who was also working as a taxi driver along to finance his studies, met his death in the hands of kidnappers when he drove into a land where 30-year-old Chinedu Azuazu was a security guard.

Azuazu, The late Ikenna
Saturday PUNCH reports that Ikenna was fairly known to Azuazu because he used to drive prospective land buyers to the large expanse of land guarded by Azuazu in his cab. But May 25 was the last day the young man would ever be seen alive. He drove into the land again that day and was

12 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Nigerians express their wishes

12 lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons have all expressed their wishes on what they want to see, how they want to be treated, and what they want as citizens of Nigeria.

NoStrings recently conducted a ‘wish hunt’ and was able to successfully extract 12 interesting wishes from LGBT Nigerians who in the process used the opportunity to express their hopes, frustrations, and desires.

Read below the 12 entries that were extracted.

  • 1. Anonymous; I wish for a Nigeria were I can get married to the woman of my dreams without fear of being lynched at the wedding venue. I wish for a Nigeria where I can hold my girls hand in public and not get killed or raped for doing so”
  • 2. John Adewoye; I wish we are honest enough to face our reality before our families and

Veteran Nollywood actor, Elder Maya is dead

Veteran Nollywood actor, Martins Njubuigbo, popularly known as Elder Maya has died months after battling a liver-related ailment. Actor Yomi Fabiyi broke the sad news last night.

Read what he wrote after the cut.

Photo: Woman with maggots dropping from her private part shocks Ogun community

A woman with maggots dropping continuously from her private parts shocked residents of Olakula area of Idiroko in Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State on Wednesday.

According to TheNation, the scene turned chaotic as residents trooped out to see the woman, identified as Iya Toheeb, who sat in a car with the assistance of family members and sympathisers.

It was thought that she might have been a victim of money-making ritual after her condition allegedly

Nigerian man sues Uber $80,000 (photo)

A Nigerian based in Perth Australia, is claiming $80,000 in damages from Uber, the global ride sharing service,  for deactivating his account without warning.

Uber charged back that that the Nigerian has been accused of driving while tired, speeding and leaving passengers at the wrong destination.

Nigerian-born Mike Oze-Igiehon said  he only discovered he had been sacked as a driver when he was unable to log into his account one day last November, reported The West Australian.

The 40-year-old accused Uber of deactivating his account with no notice or explanation, based on a

Kidnappers demand N1.5billion for Gov Emefiele's wife's release

The kidnappers who abducted Margaret Emefiele, wife to sitting Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele, are demanding N1.5 billion for her release.

According to SaharaReporters, they learned of these developments from a source with an intimate understanding of the delicate situation.

Mrs. Emefiele was abducted yesterday along the Benin-Agbor Road. In addition to her, four other people were abducted including two other females, a male, and her driver.

Mrs. Emefiele had a four-man police detail attached to her. However, when the police were

Nigerians blast Bisi Alimi after he blasted pastor who said evil cat came to attack his members

Insults and curses rained heavily on Bisi Alimi's Instagram page after he shared this photo of the Nigerian pastor that claimed an evil cat came to attack his church members after they concluded an intense night vigil.

Bisi Alimi had argued how on earth Nigerians could believe the pastor who he called an idiot and said should be arrested for animal cruelty. That his blood is boiling and yet, more Nigerian idiots are shouting Amen and sharing the stupid, silly post. Only for some of his followers to slam him saying how dare he blast a 'man of God'.

Brad Pitt & Angelina Jolie finally reach temporary custody agreement

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have finally reached a temporary custody agreement in regards to their 6 kids more than a week after announcing their messy split.

According to US Weekly, the deal was suggested by L.A. County Department of Children and Family Services and recommended that the stars accept it to avoid a long court battle. The temporary agreement will last for three weeks, and then DCFS will create another arrangement or turn the jurisdiction over to the court.

In the temporary agreement, Jolie gets full physical custody of Maddox, 15, Pax, 12, Zahara, 11, Shiloh, 10, and twins Knox and Vivienne, 8.

Pitt gets visitation rights, but the initial visit will be monitored by a therapist, who will then decide to

Nigerian man: “I almost cut off my penis so I could stop being gay”

A Nigerian gay man struggled terribly with accepting his sexual orientation, and at some point, tried to cut off his own penis.

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Ibe, told NoStrings that even though many people do not know that he is gay, he feels really different and so, isolates himself.

Ibe said that he has always felt that being gay is wrong and so wishes to change. But everything worsened when he met a so called christian prophet who convinced him that there was something

Hugh Hefner speaks out after reports went viral that he's dead

Law enforcement rushed to the Playboy Mansion yesterday after rumours swirled that Hugh Hefner may have died.

According to TMZ, they and several news agencies got a tip the Playboy king had passed away.
We called law enforcement to confirm or shoot down the story ... and we were told they were unaware of a death at the Mansion.
We've learned earlier today, cops went to the bunny house and spoke with staff members who said Hef's health remained unchanged. A staff member told Hef the police had come

Happy 56th Independence Day Nigeria & Happy New Month!!

Happy 56th Independence Day Nigeria and Happy New month to you and your loved ones, sweethearts!

Rejoice and celebrate today with pride. We may not be where we should be or wish to be, but then, our future is brighter. Happy Independence Day Nigeria!

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