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  • 10 hours Leah Sharibu allegedly gives birth to a son after being forced to convert to Islam before being married off to a Boko Haram commander Linda Ikeji
    Leah Sharibu has allegedly given birth to a son fathered by a top Boko Haram commander. According to Sahara Reporters, Leah, the Christian girl who was kidnapped along with other schoolgirls but was not released with the others because she refused to renounce Christianity, allegedly gave birth to a baby boy weeks ago, . She was reportedly forced by the terror group to convert to Islam before being married off to a top Boko Haram commander, the publication claims. The forced marriage has now allegedly produced a son.The post Leah Sharibu allegedly gives birth to a son after being forced to convert to Islam before ... more
  • 10 hours FootballerJordan Sinnott dies after ‘being assaulted’ hours before match Linda Ikeji
    Former Huddersfield football star, Jordan Sinnott, has died after being assaulted in Nottinghamshire in the early hours of Saturday January 25. The English midfielder suffered a fractured skull in the 2am attack in Retford, Notts. Police said the 25-year-old, who is on loan at Matlock Town from Alfreton Town, was found unconscious at around 2am on Saturday morning in Retford, Nottinghamshire. Sinnott received treatment at the scene and was rushed to a hospital where he was being treated for his life-threatening injuries. Police were called to the Dominie Cross pub in Retford following a report that up to eight people had been involved in a ... more
  • 13 hours I attend churches to steal – 21-year-old suspect Linda Ikeji
    21-year-old Tokunbo Lekan who reportedly broke into Anglican Church of Triumphant located at Obadiah Craig Street, Falola in Ipaja area of Lagos state to steal from the church, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police.  The suspect who stole a power generating set, electric wire, welding machine and other items worth about N400,000 from the church, said he was trained as a mechanic but abandoned the job to concentrate on stealing from churches as it wasn't paying his bills.  Lekan who entered the church by evening and stayed on till 2am before successfully carting away the items he stole, was nabbed when he returned to the church ... more
  • 13 hours Singer Peruzzi buys himself a house (Videos) Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian singer, Peruzzi, has bought himself a house in Lagos. He took to his Instagram stories to show off his newly acquired property. Watch the videos below.       View this post on Instagram         Nigerian singer, Peruzzi, buys himself a house.A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Jan 25, 2020 at 10:10am PSTThe post Singer Peruzzi buys himself a house (Videos) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 14 hours Burna Boy performs at the Grammys’ reception ahead of the ceremony (Video ) Linda Ikeji
    Grammy nominee, Burna Boy delivered an electrifying performance as he performed with his crew at the Grammys' reception ahead of the ceremony.       View this post on Instagram         Burna Boy performs at the Grammys reception ahead of the ceremony (Video ) Burna Boy's album 'African Giant' was nominated for a Grammy Award for 'Best World Music Album' The singer was nominated in the category alongside Angelique Kidjo, Nathalie Joachim With Spektral Quartet, Bokanté & Metropole Orkest Conducted By Jules Buckley and Altin Gün. The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, January 26, at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.A post shared by ... more
  • 14 hours Man arrested for allegedly defiling two of his children in Abuja (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Men of the Abuja police command have reportedly arrested Chukwukelu Adumah, pictured above, for allegedly defiling two of his children, a four month old and his one year old son. Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who shared the story online, said Chukwukelu is currently being detained at the Nyanya Divisional police station. Read his post belowPAEDOPHILE FATHER ARRESTED FOR DEFILING HIS TWO UNDERAGE CHILDREN IN ABUJA.Mr. Chukwukelu Adumah from Obichukwu kindred in Aja Ani Ichida in Aniocha LGA of Anambra state who live in Gwagwalape Phase1 Abuja is currently detained in Nyanya Divisional Police station for sexually abusing his 4-month old child and engaging ... more
  • 15 hours Meghan Markle to become more ‘politically engaged’ and may intervene in US presidential election Linda Ikeji
    Meghan Markle plans to become more 'politically engaged' now that she and her husband Prince Harry have quit official duties as Royals of the British kingdom according to a new report. Meghan together with her husband stunned the Kingdom when they announced early this month they will be quitting their positions as Royals to become more financially independent while living in Canada. The announcement took the Queen of England by surprise and in a statement released by Buckingham Palace, the Queen wished the couple well and announced they will be stripped off their HRH titles while they will have to pay back ... more
  • 15 hours US denies UK request for extradition of American diplomat who fled UK after killing British teenager Linda Ikeji
    The United States of America has denied the United Kingdom's request to extradite American citizen Anne Sacoolas, the wife of an American diplomat, who killed British teenager Harry Dunn last August due to reckless driving.                                  Harry Dunn, 19, was riding a motorcycle on August 27 when he was struck by a vehicle driven by Sacoolas that was traveling on the wrong side of the road in Croughton, central England. Croughton is home to a Royal Air Force station controlled by the US Air Force and after the ... more
  • 15 hours Katie Price ‘jokes about becoming a lesbian’ because men only ‘f**k’ her about Linda Ikeji
    British TV personality and former glamour model, Katie Price, has joked about becoming a 'lesbian' because men only 'f**k' her about amid her marriage woes.  The 41-year-old made the comment as she hosted a make-up masterclass for her fans at Liverpool's Shankly Hotel on Friday. According to The Sun, she then asked the audience if they believed she was single, in which they replied 'yes'. Katie than responded: 'Oh my God. Any press watching that think I need to turn into a lesbian... maybe that is a good idea.  'Maybe we have a secret. I need to be a lesbian, because men just f*** me ... more
  • 16 hours Man jailed for 14 years for raping an epileptic teenager at gunpoint in Edo state Linda Ikeji
    A man has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for raping an epileptic minor at gunpoint. An Edo state magistrate court sentenced Vincent Akande, a former vigilante, to jail for the rape of a 14-year-old girl who is said to be suffering from epilepsy. Akande attacked the victim while she was by the riverside at Ososo community gathering stones for sale . In his ruling, Nosa Musoe, chief magistrate of the Igarra magistrate court, Akoko-Edo, condemned the “outrageous” incidents of sexual assaults in the local government area. BraveHeart Initiative (BHI), an NGO that seeks justice for abuse victims, expressed satisfaction with the verdict. BHI ... more
  • 16 hours Man, 40, jailed for 14 years for raping an epileptic teenager at gunpoint in Edo state Linda Ikeji
    A man has been sentenced to 15 years imprisonment for raping an epileptic minor at gunpoint. An Edo state magistrate court sentenced Vincent Akande, a 40-year-old former vigilante, to jail for the rape of a 14-year-old girl who is said to be suffering from epilepsy. Akande attacked the victim while she was by the riverside at Ososo community gathering stones for sale . In his ruling, Nosa Musoe, chief magistrate of the Igarra magistrate court, Akoko-Edo, condemned the “outrageous” incidents of sexual assaults in the local government area. BraveHeart Initiative (BHI), an NGO that seeks justice for abuse victims, expressed satisfaction with the verdict. ... more
  • 16 hours Coronavirus spread is accelerating and we are in a ‘grave situation’ – Chinese President, Xi Jinping says Linda Ikeji
    China's president, Xi Jinping has held a special meeting to address the spread of the deadly coronavirus. At the policy meeting, President Xi said the killer coronavirus spread is accelerating and that the nation faces a "grave situation."  According to the TV report, resources and experts will be channelled to designated hospitals to tackle the virus. Supplies to Hubei province will be guaranteed and cost won’t be a hindrance. Since the outbreak of the killer coronavirus, forty-one people in China have died from the disease which originated in Wuhan, a city in Hubei province. At least 17 cities in Hubei have also been ... more
  • 16 hours Iran executes ‘Crocodile of the Persian Gulf’ for drug trafficking Linda Ikeji
    An international drug-trafficking ring leader who was nicknamed "Crocodile of the Persian Gulf", has been executed by the Iranian government alongside his accomplice.  Hormozgan province chief prosecutor, Ali Salehi told news agency ISNA that the executed members of the drug trafficking ring smuggled more than 400 tonnes of drugs into Iran and laundered 20 trillion rials ($147.3 million) through the country's real estate sector.  Salehi only identified the ringleader by the initials "A.Z." and his accomplice as "M.H". He also disclosed that other members of the gang were sentenced to a total of 420 years in prison and also also fined $154,753. Iran's judiciary's Mizan Online website said there ... more
  • 16 hours DSS allegedly arrest and detain journalist for publishing articles criticizing Buhari, Tinubu, EFCC Linda Ikeji
    A journalist, Ayoola Babalola, has been allegedly arrested by officials of the Department of State Services, for allegedly publishing articles criticising President Buhari's administration and also the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu as well as the EFCC. Human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, who is the legal representative of Babalola, made this known in a statement he released on social media. According to the lawyer, Babalola was arrested on Thursday January 23rd and arraigned before the Magistrate court Abeokuta on Friday January 24th and later remanded in the Ibara Mximum prison Abeokuta. Inibehe said Babalola was arrested for publishing articles which were deemed critical of President ... more
  • 16 hours NDA expels cadets for misconduct Linda Ikeji
    The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) on Friday January 24, announced the expulsion of some cadets found guilty of misconduct.  According to NDA's Public Relations Officer Major Abubakar Abdullahi, the military academy conducts periodic dossier reviews to address cadets’ disciplinary cases. The statement read in parts;  “The recently concluded dossier review resulted in the relegation and withdrawal of some cadets found wanting in discipline and general misconduct. This is in line with the NDA’s continued demonstration of its commitment to produce quality officers for the Nigerian Armed Forces and to ensure that discipline is preserved.“The exercise which is in line with provisions of the cadets’ hand ... more
  • 17 hours Mexican kids are taking up arms to fight drug gangs Linda Ikeji
    Children are now taking up arms to fight drug gangs in the violence-plagued Mexican state of Guerrero.  AFP reported that Mexican children who are between the ages of 5 and 15, practice with rifles and handguns or makeshift weapons in various drill positions for a few hours every week at the foot of a wooded hill in the village of Ayahualtempa.  The kids' instructor is said to be Bernardino Sanchez, a member of the militia 'Regional Coordinator of Community Authorities (CRAC-PF)' which secures 16 villages in Guerrero area.   Over 600 people including children have voluntarily joined the militia force to fight organized crime. Thirty children are said to be in training.  The report ... more
  • 17 hours FRSC officials accused of beating man to a pulp and dragging his unconscious body along the road in Calabar (video) Linda Ikeji
    Men of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Cross Rivers state command, have been accused of beating up a driver in the state and dragging his unconcious body on the road. IG user, Ohaka Miracle, who witnessed the incident, said it happened along Satellite Town in Calabar, the Cross Rivers state capital today January 25th. According to him, the officers beat up the driver and afterwards dragged him on the road and allegedly tried putting him in a car booth. The offence of the driver is yet to be ascertained as the command is yet to react to this trending video.  Watch the video below       View this ... more
  • 17 hours Rivers State records 4 cases of Lassa fever Linda Ikeji
    Four suspected cases of Lassa fever has been recorded in Rivers State as confirmed by the Acting Permanent Secretary of the state's Ministry of health, Dr. Chinwe Atata.  While the four main cases have received prompt and adequate medical attention, 57 persons have also been placed on surveillance after a speculated physical contact with the affected individuals.  The permanent secretary also said that they have sufficient quantities of commodities and drugs for therapeutic and preventive interventions.  She said;  “We are working assiduously to ensure public health safety to exposed substance especially among public health personnel as first respondents.“We are working in partnership with state and federal ... more
  • 17 hours BBNaija’s Lolu finally shows off his girlfriend on her birthday (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Lolu, the 2018 Big Brother Naija housemate has finally unveiled his girlfriend as he wished her a happy birthday on Instagram.  Lolu who was formerly linked to his co-reality show star Anto, penned down a romantic birthday post to his girlfriend who he addressed as "Sweetpea" on the social media platform.  He however turned off the comment section of the Instagram post, leading to speculation of not wanting troll comments on the post.  The reality show star wrote;  Even when I lose, I’m winning..Only because of You.Happy Birthday Sweetpea  Recall at the Big Brother Naija reunion show in 2019, Anto disclosed that she is no ... more
  • 18 hours Kaduna state government confirms first case of Lassa fever Linda Ikeji
    The Kaduna state Ministry of Health has confirmed a case of Lassa fever in a 36-year-old man from Chikun LGA, in Kaduna state. A statement from the state Commissioner of Health, Amina Baloni, says the young man whose name was withheld, is now being treated at the Infectious Diseases Control Centre. She urged the public to be calm as all KDSG health facilities are on the alert to look out for cases. Baloni noted that the Ministry of Health has supplied all infectious disease control centers in Kaduna with the necessary commodities and health officials are ready to manage any cases that may arise. She stated ... more
  • 18 hours Disgusting moment Asian man dips baby mouse in sauce and eats it alive (video) Linda Ikeji
    A video has been shared online, showing an Asian man eating a baby mouse alive. In the disgusting footage, the man grabs the live baby mouse with chopsticks and dips it into a bowl of sauce before putting the squeaking rodent into his mouth. The meal, accompanied by a plate of tomatoes, is reportedly considered a delicacy in the Guangdong province of southeast China. The government banned the dish, but it can still be found in backstreet restaurants. Watch the video below.  Sorry for anyone who hasn’t eaten dinner yet tonight. Hate to ruin your appetite. pic.twitter.com/bUIN7bdxMc— CoffeyJPC (@JpcCoffey) January 25, 2020The post Disgusting moment Asian man ... more
  • 19 hours Bolt introduces tricycle category in Uyo Linda Ikeji
    Bolt, the leading on-demand transportation platform in Europe and Africa, has today introduced tricycle hailing service in Uyo. It is the first alternative vehicle category besides cars that Bolt has launched in West Africa.Femi Akin-Laguda, Bolt Country Manager for Nigeria, said:“At Bolt, we will continue to find innovative ways to cater to local demand for popular services.We are thrilled to introduce the tricycle service in Uyo. We believe that it resonates well with the culture in this city and that this category will provide an easy and affordable transportationoption for trips around Uyo.We have already built the biggest ride-sharing platform ... more
  • 19 hours Twitter user explains how she discovered her father has others kids Linda Ikeji
    A Twitter user has explained how she found out her father has other kids and why she's cool with them. @Sugarrbaby tweeted that she found out in secondary school about one of her half-siblings. The others, she found out about them outside of home. And she found out about the rest when "they showed up in church." She wrote: "When I was in secondary school I had a friend who was always telling me her cousin and I look alike. The cousin ended up being my father’s child. Men LMAOO." She added: "Lmaoo practically met all my half siblings outside." "It was my mother that ... more
  • 20 hours Garki woman reveals natural solution to Get Rid of unwanted fat, lose 17kg and burn off belly fat without coffee or slimming pills Linda Ikeji
    This is a sponsored post... Dear readers, If you would like to get access to a natural fat loss program that helps burn belly fat, tones down your hip, thigh, and reduces excess weight without going to the gym, diets, and without any side effects...then this will be the most important message you will read this year.First things first, let me introduce myself. My name is Mrs. Victoria, 47 years old, currently living in Garki, Abuja.Some months back, I used to be really overweight and went to gym twice a week, did keto diets and several diet plans you must have ... more
  • 20 hours I don’t believe in giving men second chances – Twitter user says as she recounts how she dealt with a man that ‘didn’t value h... Linda Ikeji
    A Zambian Twitter user has narrated how she dealt with a man who didn't value her time and presence. @DonCorleAnn admitted that the man was her favourite at that time but he 'ghosted' her for over a month after not showing up for the date they planned. He reportedly called later to tell her that he was leaving the country without offering an apology.  Upon getting back to the country 6 months later, he tried reigniting their romantic spark which was when she got her pound of flesh.  Read her tweets below;  The post I don't believe in giving men second chances - Twitter ... more
  • 21 hours UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson signs Withdrawal Agreement, paving way for Brexit Linda Ikeji
    Boris Johnson, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom has signed the UK's withdrawal agreement from the European Union paving the way for the European Parliament to vote on the agreement on January 29 while Brexit will take place on January 31.                      Earlier on Friday, Charles Michel, European Council president tweeted: "Things will inevitably change but our friendship will remain. We start a new chapter as partners and allies." After Brexit takes place on Thursday, the UK will enter a transition period, during which it will attempt to arrange new deals and future ... more
  • 21 hours Bauchi state records three Lassa fever cases Linda Ikeji
    Bauchi State has recorded three new cases in the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country.  The Executive Chairman of Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr Rilwanu Mohammed who confirmed this on Friday January 24, said the state has been on high surveillance after the disease claimed some lives in Kano State including some health workers.  He however admitted that some health workers in the state are frightened due to recent outbreak. Mohammed said;  “This year, we have 15 suspected cases of Lassa fever – three confirmed cases out of the suspected … One thing that is giving us concern is no vaccine ... more
  • 21 hours Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Iraq march through streets of Baghdad calling for US troops to leave Iraq (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Following statement by a powerful Iraqi Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, calling for a "Million Man March," by Iraqis to protest the presence of US soldiers on Iraqi soil, thousands of Iraqis marched through the streets of Baghdad Friday, calling for US soldiers to leave Iraq.                Even though there was a heavy security presence along the pathway of the match and the green zone which houses the US Embassy in Iraq, thousands of people could be seen carrying signs that read "no, no to America" and "no, no to occupation" amid a sea of Iraqi flags.   ... more
  • 21 hours Black climate change activist calls out racism in media after she was cropped out of a photo featuring prominent climate activists including Greta Thu... Linda Ikeji
    There has been outrage after a Ugandan climate change activist was removed from a photo taken with Greta Thunberg and other climate change activists. Vanessa Nakate, a 23-year-old Ugandan climate activist who attended the World Economic Forum 2020 at Davos along with Greta Thunberg and others, was disappointed to see that she had been cropped out of a photo published by news agency, Associated Press. She then took to Twitter to address it. On Friday, January 24, Nakate took part in a news conference on climate change, which was attended by other climate activists like Thunberg, Luisa Neubauer, Isabelle Axelsson and Loukina Tille. After the ... more
  • 21 hours Manchester United fans ‘planning mass walk-out at Old Trafford on February 1’ as their anger towards club’s owners reaches boiling p... Linda Ikeji
    Manchester United fans are planning to stage a mass walk out of Old Trafford stadium on the 1st of February as their dismay and anger towards owners, the Glazer family and club Chief Executive Ed Woodward, has reached a 'point of no return.'                                      A lack of credible investment in players, lack of winning premier league titles and bad finishes since legendary coach Alex Ferguson retired in 2013 plus reports that the club is haggling on fees for signing new players despite the club's lack ... more
  • 21 hours Nigerian Immigration Service stops trafficking of 9 girls to foreign countries at Lagos airport Linda Ikeji
    The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) on Saturday January 25, announced that it stopped the trafficking of nine girls through the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos to Lebanon, Cairo, Dubai and India. In a statement released by NIS’ spokesman Sunday James, it was gathered that the girls who were set to board Ethiopian, Peace, Egypt and East Airlines were busted after not being able to provide any information about their prospective employers or the nature of their jobs in the countries they were going to.  Upon further questioning, two of the girls claimed they were "going to hustle" in Dubai while the remaining girls claimed they ... more
  • 21 hours Polygamy is the major cause of poverty in the North – Emir of Kano, Sanusi Linda Ikeji
    Muhammad Sanusi II, the Emir of Kano, says polygamy is the major cause of poverty in Northern Nigeria. The monarch said this while moderating a paper presentation session on ‘the role of universities in nation building’ at the maiden convocation of the Federal University, Gusau, in Zamfara state, on Friday January 24th. Represented by one of his aides, Usman Bugaji, the monarch said the culture of polygamy is what makes the north a major area of poverty in the country, unlike in the south where the poverty level has reduced. There are people who cannot afford to feed one wife but are ready ... more
  • 21 hours Killer coronavirus could be spread through the eyes: Chinese doctor says as he fears he may have caught the infection by not wearing protective goggle... Linda Ikeji
    A Chinese doctor has revealed that the killer coronavirus could be spread through the eyes and that everyone must wear protective goggles as he fears he might have been infected because he wasn't wearing one.  The coronavirus – previously unknown to science – first appeared in Wuhan, a Chinese City, last month. It originated in a meat market and scientists believe it 'jumped the species barrier' from snakes, which may have been on sale illegally, to humans.                                        The disease symptoms include fever, dry ... more
  • 21 hours FFK, Apostle Suleiman, others drag Femi Adesina over his statement attacking CAN Linda Ikeji
    Femi Fani-Kayode, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, and other Nigerians have taken to Twitter to attack Femi Adesina, President Buhari's Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, over the statement he released yesterday calling out the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN. Adesina in his statement, condemned CAN for ''attacking'' President Buhari over the recent beheading of the association's chairman in Michika Local government area, Reverend Lawan Andimi. Andimi was abducted by the sect members on January 9th after an attack in his community and was beheaded by the sect members this week after he allegedly refused to denounce his Christian faith. Adesina in his statement, called out CAN for trying to paint President ... more
  • 21 hours Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend disclosed their affair in texts to her brother who sold them for $200,000, dismissing reports Saudi Prince hacked Bezos&#... Linda Ikeji
    Federal prosecutors have launched a probe into National Enquirer magazine over extortion claims after Wall Street Journal released a new report claiming Washington Post and Amazon founder, Jeff Bezos' girlfriend Lauren Sanchez shared intimate messages she had with him to her brother, Michael Sanchez, who then sold them to National Enquirer for $200,000. This new report claims that New York Federal prosecutors have evidence proving that Lauren's brother was the source of the leaked messages which exposed Bezos' extra-marital affair rubbishing claims that Bezos' phone was hacked by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.                  ... more
  • 22 hours Househelp caught on third attempt of poisoning his boss and his family with sniper (video) Linda Ikeji
    A househelp identified as Uche Soroibe from Ideato in Imo State has been nabbed on his third attempt of poisoning his boss and his family members with an insecticide 'Sniper'.  The boy who was paraded alongside the insecticide he tried killing the family with, initially claimed he wanted to commit suicide with it. Upon being pressed further by those interrogating him, Uche confessed to attempting to kill his boss' family after losing N750k which belonged to the man that employed him to fraudsters.  He claimed the fraudsters he met at a bus stop in Oyingbo area of Lagos state, promised to refund the money after ... more
  • 22 hours Ex-Military officer in shock after son in-law impregnates his second wife in Nasarawa Linda Ikeji
    An ex-military officer, Silvanus Kwange is currently in shock after finding out that his second wife, Priscilla Kwange, is currently pregnant for his son in-law, Christopher Chori. The Sun reports that Mr Kwange, a native of Tiv from Taraba State, has been married to Priscilla for about 10 years without a child. Their marriage came after he lost his first wife, Rose Kwange, to a fatal motor accident. Rose before her death, gave birth to a daughter Faith. After Rose's death, Mr Kwange decided to get married again so he could have more children. He met and married Priscilla but sadly, after 10 ... more
  • 22 hours Pamela Anderson, 52, shares first photo with movie mogul husband Jon Peters, 74, after their secret wedding  Linda Ikeji
    Pamela Anderson has shared her first photo with movie mogul Jon Peters after their secret wedding.  The couple, who first dated for more than 30 years ago, reunited recently and kept their relationship on the low. Last week, the Baywatch star said 'I do' to 74-year-old Hollywood mogul in a private ceremony in Malibu.  The 52-year-old American-Canadian actress took to Twitter to share a lovely photo of them posing together and then wrote: 'Happy Couple.'  She also shared a photo from 1989, the first time they dated, which she captioned: '#Pamela Peters.'  The marriage to Jon Peter is Pamela Anderson's fifth wedding. Her ex-husbands ... more
  • 23 hours Racist white woman shamed on a bus for attacking foreign students speaking their native language (video) Linda Ikeji
    A racist American woman got shamed on a bus for attacking foreign students who were holding a conversation in their native language during a journey in Amherst, Massachusetts.  The woman was heard saying in the viral video that she loves people from every country around but insisted that foreigners should speak English when they come to the United States.  A white man who stood up to her, accused her of racism and further declared her statement "baseless" because the foreign students weren't having a conversation with her.  Twitter user @KerrryC who shared the video wrote;  A racist white woman on a bus in Amherst, Ma., attacked a ... more
  • 1 day Woman in Chicago becomes second confirmed case of coronavirus in the US after she returned from China 11days ago   Linda Ikeji
    A woman in Chicago has been diagnosed with coronavirus, making her the second person in the US to be infected with the deadly disease as dozens get tested across the country, including in New York On Friday, January 24, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the patient is a 60-year-old woman who traveled to Wuhan, China, where the virus originated in late December. She arrived at O'Hare International Airport on January 13 but did not begin experiencing symptoms until several days later. Health officials say the woman appears to be 'well' and in stable condition. She is in isolation, ... more
  • 1 day 76 people test positive for Lassa fever in Edo Linda Ikeji
    76 people have tested positive for Lassa fever in Edo State following a test carried out on 175 suspected cases in the state.  Edo State commissioner of health, Dr Patrick Okundia gave out the figure on Friday January 24, during a Lassa fever committee meeting headed by the State's Deputy Governor Mr Philip Shaibu and a representative of the World Health Organization (WHO). Okundia said;  “A total of 76 suspected cases of Lassa fever were confirmed yesterday in the state and they are currently on admission in the Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital. We have not recorded any new death but have also reduced our case fatality rate to ... more
  • 1 day Insurgency and killings are evidences of contention for Nigeria’s soul – SGF Boss Mustapha Linda Ikeji
    The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has stated that the insurgency, kidnappings and killings recorded across the country are evidences of the contention for Nigeria's soul.  Speaking during a condolence visit to Adamawa state chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over the killings of two of its prominent members; Michika CAN Chairman, Rev Lawan Andimi and a pastor of the Lutheran Church of Christ in Nigeria (LCCN) Rev Denis Bagauri, the SGF said the security challenges confronting Nigeria is multi-headed.  Mustapha added that Nigerians should be united in prayer because “unless God watches over us, we watch in vain.” He said;  “Several ... more
  • 1 day We are not a rubber stamp National Assembly — Senate President, Ahmed Lawan insists Linda Ikeji
    Ahmad Lawan, Nigeria's Senate President has again dismissed claim of leading a rubber stamp legislature.  The senate leader who spoke to newsmen after a surprise belated birthday presentation by his North East Support Group at the Dutse Airport in Jigawa State while on his way to his Yobe North Senatorial District in Yobe State, stated that the ninth senate is greatly misunderstood.  Lawan likened the rubber stamp claim to 'blackmail' as he stated that it won't stop the legislature from being united for the benefit of Nigerians.  He said;  “The ninth National Assembly is a National Assembly that is focused, that is united, that is determined to make a ... more
  • 1 day Governor Abdulrazak and Saraki family to settle out of court over Ile Arugbo demolition Linda Ikeji
    Kwara state government and the Saraki family have agreed to settle out of court over the demolition of  Ile-Arugbo which was built by late Olusola Saraki.  Lawyers to both parties told Justice Abiodun Adewara on Friday January 24, that they've resolved to settle out of court and have also fixed a meeting on January 27 to resolve all issues amicably. Justice Adewara who commended Kwara State government and Saraki family for choosing to resolve the issue without acrimony, also told them to give peace a chance and discuss an amicable resolution of the dispute. The Federal High Court Judge further adjourned the case till March 2, 2020, for ... more
  • 1 day Gunmen allegedly open fire on travellers around Kaduna train station Linda Ikeji
    Travellers around Rigasa train station in Kaduna state allegedly came under gunmen attack on Friday January 24.  The travellers were about boarding vehicles to their various destination after arriving Kaduna from Abuja before the bandits allegedly struck.  Though it's not clear if anyone was kidnapped in the attack, a security source who spoke to The Cable said motorists abandoned their vehicles by the roadside during the attack. The security source said;  “When the 6:30pm train from Abuja arrived Kaduna around 8pm, the passengers disembarked. Some of them proceeded to their destinations but those who tried to connect the town through the Rigasa-Airport road came under gunfire ... more
  • 1 day Gunmen allegedly open fire on travellers around Kaduna train station Linda Ikeji
    Travellers around Rigasa train station in Kaduna state allegedly came under gunmen attack on Friday January 24.  The travellers were about boarding vehicles to their various destination after arriving Kaduna from Abuja before the bandits allegedly struck.  Though it's not clear if anyone was kidnapped in the attack, a security source who spoke to The Cable said motorists abandoned their vehicles by the roadside during the attack. The security source said;  “When the 6:30pm train from Abuja arrived Kaduna around 8pm, the passengers disembarked. Some of them proceeded to their destinations but those who tried to connect the town through the Rigasa-Airport road came under gunfire ... more
  • 1 day Amu market in Mushin on fire (videos) Linda Ikeji
    Amu market in Mushin area of Lagos State is reportedly on fire as confirmed by several Twitter users.  At the time of filing this report, Lagos firefighters are yet to arrive the timber market where many goods and properties were destroyed by the midnight fire. The casualty figure is still unclear.  Here are some tweets and the videos below;        View this post on Instagram         Amu market in Mushin, Lagos is reportedly on fireA post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Jan 24, 2020 at 7:27pm PSTThe post Amu market in Mushin on fire (videos) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 1 day Is your brother dead? Kcee asks troll who accused him of always showing off E-Money’s properties Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian singer, Kcee was dragged into an Instagram exchange with a troll who questioned him about his properties.  Replying the troll, Kcee asked if his brother is dead after he (troll) said that the singer is always showing off E-Money's properties. See the Instagram exchange below;  The post Is your brother dead? Kcee asks troll who accused him of always showing off E-Money's properties appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 1 day France confirms first European cases of Coronavirus Linda Ikeji
    France has confirmed its first three cases of Coronavirus, marking the first confirmed cases of the deadly virus from China in Europe. French health minister Agnes Buzyn who made the announcement on Friday January 24, first confirmed the cases of two people who travelled to China. The third case, believed to be a family member of one of those already announced was later added to the list.   Buzyn also disclosed that she expects more to emerge within the nation's borders. She said;  "We have two cases, we will probably have other cases. We see how difficult it is in today's world to close the frontiers. In reality, it's not possible"  The ... more
  • 1 day Fine’ Nigerian man proudly announces that his ‘Sugar Mama’ gifted him a new phone Linda Ikeji
    A young Nigerian man identified as Kizito Zeus Kochas, took to a Facebook page to announce that his Sugar mummy - an older woman who spends money on a younger man,  bought a new phone for him. Praising himself, he wrote ;"Fine guys like us, we no dey too rush women like that, na them , na them na them dey rush us. Rush Hour. My sugar mama just bought me a new phone. Don't be jealous. The Most handsome guy in this group, 2018, 2019 and hopefully 2020" He was subsequently trolled by some people on the group. One said;  "If I'm ... more
  • 1 day Fine’ Nigerian man proudly announces that his Sugar Mama gifted him a new phone Linda Ikeji
    A young Nigerian man identified as Kizito Zeus Kochas, took to a Facebook page to announce that his Sugar mama - an older woman who spends money on a younger man,  bought a new phone for him. Praising himself, he wrote ;"Fine guys like us, we no dey too rush women like that, na them , na them na them dey rush us. Rush Hour. My sugar mama just bought me a new phone. Don't be jealous. The Most handsome guy in this group, 2018, 2019 and hopefully 2020" He was subsequently trolled by some people on the group. One said;  "If ... more
  • 1 day 22-year-old Indian actress commits suicide Linda Ikeji
    22-year-old Indian TV actor Sejal Sharma committed suicide in her Mumbai flat on Friday, January 24. Though there’s no information yet on what caused her to take this drastic step, a Times of India report quoted her co-actor Aru K Verma as saying, “Yes, this is true. I am shocked to hear the news. It’s very difficult for me to believe as I had met her just 10 days ago and we had even chatted on Whats app on Sunday. I am unable to come to terms with the news. I met her 10 days back and she was absolutely fine. ... more
  • 1 day Benue PDP member kills an ”evil owl allegedly sent to his house by the opposition party” (photos) Linda Ikeji
    A member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue, Ayihe Festus on Friday, killed an owl he claimed was sent to his house by members of an opposition party."TO THE GLORY OF GOD, THIS ONE TOO I HAVE OVERCOME IT.This same devil that attacked Gov. Ortom some few days at Redeemed Church is residing close to my room but is brought down again by the glory of God.I am 100 Ortomatic and my allegiance to my party PDP stand still, no two things about it." He wrote. This is coming two days after Governor Samuel Ortom, was reportedly ''attacked'' by ... more
  • 1 day Half-naked Nigerian man arrested in Cambodia for public disturbance, illegal stay Linda Ikeji
    The Department of Investigation and Procedure of Phnom Penh Immigration Department on Thursday, January 23, received a Nigerian man identified as Lucius Okafor from Khan Meanchey police post.  The 21-year-old Nigerian national was arrested by police Khan Meanchey for disturbing people, and after questioning, it was discovered that he had no passport or visa.  It was gathered that that he also had no clothes on at the time of his arrest. Hence, the public disturbance charge. He has reportedly been living in Cambodia for ten months since he arrived through Ban Laem border into Battambang from Thailand, but he has no current visa ... more
  • 1 day Motorcycle snatchers stab man in the neck in Abuja (graphic photo) Linda Ikeji
    Suspected motorcycle snatchers stabbed a man in the neck along Manderegi in Abaji Area Council, FCT but fortunately he didn't die. The victim was reportedly rushed to the General Hospital Abaji, where he is currently receiving treatment.  A witness said the incident happened on Thursday afternoon, January 23.The post Motorcycle snatchers stab man in the neck in Abuja (graphic photo) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 1 day Manchester United in ‘desperate talks’ to sign Odion Ighalo, new report reveals Linda Ikeji
    Manchester United football club of England is in talks to sign Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo according to new reports. The English club is reportedly 'desperate' for a striker following a three months injury to Marcus Rashford and a shock 2-0 loss to Burnley on Wednesday. Man U  had made former Solksjaer player, Erling Braut Haaland, one of their top targets ahead of January, but a deal broke down because of doubts surrounding the structure of the deal and the agent Mino Raiola's plan to rip off the club in any future sale of the player.                 ... more
  • 1 day Hospital recalls 217 private patients after orthopaedic surgeon ‘carried out unnecessary or inappropriate shoulder surgeries’ Linda Ikeji
    A private hospital at the centre of a breast surgery scandal in which a surgeon bagged 20 years in jail, has recalled hundreds of patients.  Spire Parkway hospital in the West Midlands has recalled 217 patients who received care from Habib Rahman, a consultant orthopaedic surgeon, following an investigation by the Royal College of Surgeons. Orthopaedic surgeon Habib Rahman is alleged to have performed unnecessary or inappropriate shoulder procedures at Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull, West Midlands, lawyers said. Some 217 private patients have been asked to have a follow-up with an independent specialist 'to review their care and to understand more about ... more
  • 1 day Four dead after earthquake with 6.8 magnitude hits Turkey Linda Ikeji
    Four people have been confirmed dead after a powerful earthquake with 6.8 magnitude rocked the eastern Turkey on Friday, causing buildings to collapse. The earthquake reportedly struck on Friday at 8.55pm local time, near the town of Sivrice in eastern Elazig province, the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency said. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said four people had died. 'We are hoping we will not have more casualties,' he was quoted as saying by the official Anadolu news agency.     Defense Minister Hulusi Akar told reporters that there were no reports of any casualties in Sivrice but said the quake may have caused casualties in ... more
  • 1 day Man apprehended after his slap killed his victim (photos) Linda Ikeji
    An Anambra man has been apprehended by residents of Abakeleke street in Awka after his slap led to the death of another man.  Eyewitnesses alleged that the murder suspect who was identified simply as Tallest, slapped the deceased after a disagreement at an Awka club last night.  Sharing photos from the scene of the incident, Facebook user Akie Efine Ifeanyi wrote;  Just one slap from the guy on red T-shirt, he collapsed and die. This happened yesterday night at Abakeleke street awka( club zone). The post Man apprehended after his slap killed his victim (photos) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Actor Adebayo Salami’s daughter graduates from UK university Linda Ikeji
    Nollywood Actor, Adebayo Salami's joy of witnessing his daughter's post graduate convocation in the UK spilled over on Instagram as he took to the social media platform to share his excitement.  Salami who congratulated his daughter, Tobi over her recent achievement, said the "best legacy every parent can give their children is proper education at every available level." He also expressed wish of seeing his daughter at the top.  He wrote; The best legacy every parent can give their children is proper education at every available level.Congratulations to my dear daughter Tobi on your post graduate convocation in the UK .Best wishes always my daughter.See ... more
  • 2 days No soldier arrested me or collected my cars – Bobrisky Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian cross-dresser, Bobrisky has debunked report of his arrest and seizure of his car which was passed off in a video which went viral.  Bobrisky who shared a new photo on his Instagram page, dispelled report of the arrest which unconfirmed sources claimed was linked to his cross-dressing activities.  He wrote;  Bloggers repeat after me.... Always get your gist right.... no soldiers arrested me or collected my cars The post No soldier arrested me or collected my cars - Bobrisky appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Rapper YG arrested for robbery after raid at his home Linda Ikeji
    American rapper, YG whose relationship with Khelani crashed after he was caught kissing another woman outside a Los Angeles nighclub has been arrested and charged with robbery. The Californian rapper who was questioned after a search was conducted in his home in the early hours of Friday January 24, was arrested by the policemen who turned up with a search warrant and an arrest warrant related to a robbery case.  TMZ reported that this a second raid on his home in less than a year. The police carried out its first search in July 2019 after the rapper's Escalade was involved in a high-speed chase through L.A. streets. ... more
  • 2 days 34 US troops left with brain injuries after Iran’s revenge airstrikes Linda Ikeji
    About thirty-four US soldiers have been diagnosed with concussion or traumatic brain injury following the Iranian missile attack on US bases, the Pentagon has confirmed. The strikes were launched on January 8 in retaliation for the death of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani who was killed in a United States drone strike ordered by President Donald Trump. The Pentagon spokesman, Jonathan Hoffman, said on Friday that eight service members who had been previously transported to Germany had been moved to the United States. This comes days after Trump played down the injuries, saying service personnel had suffered "headaches" in the aftermath. President Trump had ... more
  • 2 days Rapper Wale shares screenshot of scathing DM he got from a lady for not acknowledging his 1-year-old fan Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian-born American rapper, Wale has shared a screenshot of an extremely critical DM he got from a lady for not acknowleging her nephew who is reportedly his 1-year-old fan.  In the DM Wale described as 'crazy', the lady alleged that the rapper gets tagged to videos of her nephew listening to his songs which he (Wale) fails to repost.  She promised to tell her nephew that the rapper is a 'dickhead' when he is older since "he can't reciprocate the love a 1-year-old is giving him". The lady further stated that she will be checking back to see if he got her message.  See the ... more
  • 2 days Transparency International’s corruption report about Nigeria is a perception index and not research-based – Garba Shehu slams report Linda Ikeji
    President Buhari's media aide, Garba Shehu has reacted to Transparency International's report which ranked Nigeria 146 out of 180 corrupt countries and also placed it as the most corrupt country in West Africa.  Speaking on Channels TV 'Sunrise Daily', Garba Shehu insisted that the report which scored Nigeria 26 out of 100 points is based on perception index and not research-based.  The Presidential spokesperson who stated that the report does not reflect the country’s reality, added that it was based on secondary sources.  Garba Shehu said;  “The report itself is a perception index,” he said. “So perception is what it is. It is different from the reality ... more
  • 2 days Sujimoto Receives a Royal Award From The Ooni of Ife Linda Ikeji
    His Imperial Majesty, the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II and the MD/CEO of Sujimoto, Sijibomi Ogundele. “The diligent man will stand before kings and not ordinary men”. For the first time in history, the Ooni of Ife-Ojaja II pioneered a forum that identified the vital few champions in different sectors.     Present were prominent leaders, amongst whom were the United Arab Emirate Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Fahad Al-Taffaq; and the Minister for Youth and Sports, Mr. Sunday Dare; who presented an award of excellence to Sijibomi Ogundele, Funke Adesiyan, Eyitope Kola Oyeneyin, Seyi Awolowo and many other young Nigerian Entrepreneurs, ... more
  • 2 days Astronauts bake first cookies in space, but it takes two hours longer than on earth Linda Ikeji
    Astronauts from International Space Station have baked the first cookies in space. Space station's Italian commander Luca Parmitano was aided in the chocolate-chip cookie experiment by NASA astronaut Christina Koch.  While it takes 15-20 minutes to bake on Earth, the experiment conducted by the astronauts revealed that the best cookies comes out after two hours in the oven in space.  The first and second cookies which were baked from raw ingredients in space, were still under-baked after being in the oven for 25 minutes and 75 minutes. It was gathered that the best result came after 120 and 130 minutes in the oven. The aim of the experiment was to study ... more
  • 2 days Young Nigerian man says his good looks cost him money when he entered a market Linda Ikeji
    A Nigerian man who believes he's very hansome has taken to Facebook to state that his good looks made him spend all of money he had on him when he entered Sabon market in Kano"Those traders eehnFine boy come and buy this, fine boy come and buy that. Naso I finished my Money for sabon gari market in Kano. Buying things I don’t need" Ameer Lukman Haruna wrote More photos of Haruna below... The post Young Nigerian man says his good looks cost him money when he entered a market appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days North-East insurgency will soon end like the civil war — Buhari Linda Ikeji
    President Buhari on Friday January 24, promised that the insurgency witnessed in the North-East region of the country will soon end just like the civil war.  The Nigerian leader who said this while receiving the European Union (EU) Commissioner for Crisis Management, Janez Lenarcic at the state house in Abuja stated that Nigeria overcame similar challenges in the past.  In a statement released by his media aide Femi Adesina, President Buhari said the Libyan crisis has had an adverse effect in countries in the Sahel region.  Buhari who pointed out the activities of some terror groups in Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Burkina Faso in recent ... more
  • 2 days I never said Amotekun is illegal – AGF Abubakar Malami Linda Ikeji
    Abubakar Malami, Nigeria's Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation has denied reports of him declaring Amotekun, the South-West security outfit "illegal".  Speaking to Radio Nigeria Abuja on Thursday January 23, Malami alleged that he was misinterpreted.  The Minister said his statement was just a piece of advice to South-West Governors to use their power and the houses of assembly in their different states to enact a law that will make the operation more effective.  Malami said;  “I was misinterpreted on Operation Amotekun. I did not say it’s illegal.“I said the Operation Amotekun should be properly backed by law, so if at the end of this government, ... more
  • 2 days I never said Amotekun is illegal – AGF Abubakar Malami Linda Ikeji
    Abubakar Malami, Nigeria's Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation has denied reports of him declaring Amotekun, the South-West security outfit "illegal".  Speaking to Radio Nigeria Abuja on Thursday January 24, Malami alleged that he was misinterpreted.  The Minister said his statement was just a piece of advice to South-West Governors to use their power and the houses of assembly in their different states to enact a law that will make the operation more effective.  Malami said;  “I was misinterpreted on Operation Amotekun. I did not say it’s illegal.“I said the Operation Amotekun should be properly backed by law, so if at the end of this government, ... more
  • 2 days Nigerian man cries out after allegedly being held hostage in Pakistan (video) Linda Ikeji
    A Nigerian man has cried out for help in a viral video after allegedly being held hostage by some unidentified persons in Pakistan.  The distraught man who was spotted being flogged in the video, disclosed that he is being held against his will over the refusal of one Paul a.k.a Onye Eze to pay for goods delivered to him. The Nigerian man further revealed that his oppressors threatened to cut off some of his body parts in a bid to force Onye Eze to pay for the goods. At the end of his short video, he promised never to forgive Onye Eze if he ... more
  • 2 days Kidnappers free Nasarawa student a week after she was abducted Linda Ikeji
    A student, Hauwa Kana, who was abducted by kidnappers in Nasarawa, Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, has regained freedom after paying ransom. It was gathered that Kana, a 300 level Veterinary Medicine student of the Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto (UDUS) was  kidnapped on Saturday, January 18 around 3 noon, along Mararaba-Edege road on her way back to Nasarawa. The kidnappers demanded a ransom of N10 million for her release and later reduced it to N5 million. Her cousin Eng. Muhammad confirmed the release on Thursday, January 23,  but didn't say how much ransom was finally paid.  The post Kidnappers free Nasarawa student a week ... more
  • 2 days Australian doctor blocks Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s bid to trademark Sussex Royal Linda Ikeji
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are seeking to trademark their Sussex Royal brand but they are facing a delay after an Australian doctor blocked their application by filing an opposition against it. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex stepped down as senior royals and have been stripped of their HRH titles but were allowed to keep the Duke and Duchess of Sussex title. Earlier this month it was revealed that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were seeking to use the Sussex Royal brand name to launch their foundation and other branded goods. They made a move to register the brand as a global trademark ... more
  • 2 days World’s fattest boy shows off incredible body transformation after losing more than 30 stone (See Photos) Linda Ikeji
    A 13-year-old boy who was once dubbed "the world's fattest boy" has made huge progress in his weight loss journey. Arya Permana, 13, who hails from West Java in Indonesia, has lost a whopping 17 stone and the transformation is highly impressive. This comes four years after he made headlines for weighing an eye-watering 30 stone.  Arya, who weighed a normal 7lb when he was born, before his weight exploded by the age of two, was able to achieve this major weight loss under the guidance of Indonesian bodybuilder Ade Rai and a team of health professionals. His strict training regime was accompanied with ... more
  • 2 days Nigerians react to alleged arrest of Bobrisky and seizure of his cars by the police Linda Ikeji
    Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the alleged arrest of Bobrisky and seizure of his cars by policemen who allegedly stormed his apartment at Bera Estate, Chevron Drive in Lekki area of Lagos State on Thursday January 23.  Unconfirmed sources alleged that the arrest of Bobrisky who has been absent from social media since yesterday, was linked to his cross-dressing activities.  Though Bobrisky has been reportedly released by the policemen who allegedly refused returning the cars seized from his residence, Nigerians are now questioning the law enforcement agency's obsession with Bobrisky.  Here are some tweets below;      The post Nigerians react to alleged arrest of Bobrisky and ... more
  • 2 days Khloe Kardashian shows off her weave closet that contains 50 shades of blonde hair extensions Linda Ikeji
    Khloe Kardashian has shared a photo of her weave closet. The mother-of-one revealed she has 50 shades of blonde clip-in hair extensions. A photo of the closet shows the weaves well arranged according to colours. The lighter blonde weaves were placed on the middle shelf while the darker blonde weaves were arranged on the lower shelf. On the top shelf are multiple mannequins wearing wigs of different colours, including black and pink wigs. "50 shades of blonde! One of my favourite rooms!"  The post Khloe Kardashian shows off her weave closet that contains 50 shades of blonde hair extensions appeared first on Linda Ikeji ... more
  • 2 days Angry Nigerians storm Facebook page of man who lied to his wife that he was traveling to Borno only to marry second wife in Warri; rain curses on him Linda Ikeji
    Some angry Nigerians have discovered the Facebook page of Toby Onyekweli and have been raining insults on him. Recall that Toby Onyekweli, was earlier called out by his wife's friend Awele Ejiofor, for marrying another woman behind his wife's back. Read previous story here The man had posted a wedding video with new wife which he took down this morning, and Facebook users have been dragging him ever since. Check out some of the comments ...  The post Angry Nigerians storm Facebook page of man who lied to his wife that he was traveling to Borno only to marry second wife in Warri; ... more
  • 2 days 6 killed in mass shooting in Germany Linda Ikeji
    6 people have been confirmed dead in a mass shooting which occurred in the town of Rot am See in southwestern Germany, on Friday January 24.  The Police has already announced the arrest of a suspect after the shooting which took place at 12:45 p.m. (1145 GMT) Friday near the town’s train station. Aalen police spokesman Rudolf Biehlmaier told German broadcaster n-tv that initial information suggested that the suspect, a German citizen and one or more of the victims knew each other. Biehlmaier who confirmed that some of the victims belonged to the same family, said more information will be released at a news conference ... more
  • 2 days Two suspected kidnappers nabbed in Katsina forest (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Two suspected kidnappers were on Thursday, arrested by a joint security patrol at Gwarjo village in Danmusa Local Government Area of Katsina. The suspect, Abdullahi Rabiu and Isa Rabiu, were reportedly apprehended in the forest with two Dane guns and some locally made ammunitions.  The spokesman of the police command, Gambo Isah, said the suspects would be moved to the command headquarters for further investigation. He said the visit to the forest was to demolish a structure used in hiding kidnapped victims, noting that security personnel were not relenting in the fight against banditry and other criminalities in the state.The post Two suspected ... more
  • 2 days Police kill 2 bandits, rescue 20 victims kidnapped along Kaduna-Zaria highway Linda Ikeji
    The Kaduna State Police Command have rescued a total of 20 victims kidnapped along the Kaduna-Zaria Road. The rescued victims includes eight passengers abducted on Wednesday afternoon along Kaduna-Zaria highway, three workers of Airtel Communications Company abducted on Tuesday, and nine others kidnapped on January 14 when bandits attacked the convoy of the Emir of Potiskum. The Command's spokesperson DSP Yakubu Abubakar Sabo, who confirmed the development on Thursday, said that the Airtel workers Henry Agim, Kamal Raman and Segun Adejimoh, were abducted in Maidaro village, Giwa Local Government Area of the state on Tuesday but the police were alerted by a ... more
  • 2 days Five men accused of producing nine million child porn images and creating a guide on ‘How to abuse children in the most horrible way’ Linda Ikeji
    Five men including a British teacher have been accused of producing and distributing nine million child porn images as well as creating a guide on 'how to abuse children in the most horrible way' 38-year-old Samuel Kinge from Harlow alongside three other alleged paedophiles appeared in court in Dendermonde, Belgium, this morning for the country's largest-ever child pornography case.Pictures and videos of thousands of children from across the world were reportedly found in the ring members' houses. Police also revealed that they seized files that detail the horrific operations on how they would rent out their own children for each other's sexual pleasure.  Kinge ... more
  • 2 days Former X-Factor star Danny Tetley sentenced to 9-years in prison for sexually exploiting underage boys Linda Ikeji
    Fomrer X-Factor semi-finalist and singer, Danny Tetley,  has been jailed for the sexual exploitation of underage boys. The 39-year-old appeared today at Bradford Crown Court today, after pleading guilty of inducing five teenage boys between the ages of 15 and 16 to send him indecent images for money. Tetley was accused of sending the messages between October 2018 and August 2019. Some of the explicit images requested were at most serious Category A, which according to the Crown Prosecution Service, would show ‘images involving penetrative sexual activity, sexual activity with an animal or sadism’. According to Mirror, his nine-year jail term forms part of a ... more
  • 2 days Nigerian lady accuses President Buhari’s media aide, Lauretta Onochie of issuing death threats to her; shares screenshot of her DM Linda Ikeji
    A Nigerian lady has accused President Buhari's media aide, Lauretta Onochie of issuing death threats to her following a heated exchange that ensued in a tweet about Nigeria being ranked 146 in a list of 180 corrupt countries in Transparency International's recent report.  @TachaOfficial who shared a screenshot of Lauretta Onochie allegedly insulting her in a DM exchange, stated that the presidential spokesperson can't take what she dishes out as she recalled how she (Lauretta) once described former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili as "angry birds".  See her tweets below;   The post Nigerian lady accuses President Buhari's media aide, Lauretta ... more
  • 2 days Update: Manchester United hit with £20,000 FA fine over players surrounding referee Craig Pawson during Liverpool clash Linda Ikeji
    Manchester United have been hit with a £20,000 fine due to their players' conduct during their 2 - 0 Premier League defeat to Liverpool on Sunday, January 19.  During the game, about seven United stars including Captain Harry Maguire, David de Gea, and Luke Shaw surrounded referee Craig Pawson to aggressively protest against his original decision after Roberto Firmino's goal was allowed to stand despite Virgil Van Dijk's foul on David de Gea.   In a statement released today, the FA said: 'Manchester United FC has been fined £20,000 after admitting a breach of FA Rule E20 and accepting the standard penalty.  'The club ... more
  • 2 days Rapists marrying their victims is biblical – Daddy Freeze Linda Ikeji
    OAP and leader of the Free the Sheeple movement, Daddy Freeze, has said that rapists marry their victims is in accord with the Bible.  Freeze stated this while reacting to the decision of the Turkish government to introduce a new law that will allow men accused of rape, avoid prosecution by marrying their victims. Read here. Acoording to Freeze, said a portion of the bible permits rapist marrying their victims. He wrote''Yes, this is biblical!Personally, I do not support this move.However, it’s scriptural and they got this from exactly the same place tithing and first fruit came from; the old expired covenant.Christians who ... more
  • 2 days Rapists marrying their victims is biblical – Daddy Freeze Linda Ikeji
    OAP and leader of the Free the Sheeple movement, Daddy Freeze, has said that rapists marry their victims is in accord with the Bible.  Freeze stated this while reacting to the decision of the Turkish government to introduce a new law that will allow men accused of rape, avoid prosecution by marrying their victims. Read here. Acoording to Freeze, a portion of the bible permits rapist marrying their victims. He wrote''Yes, this is biblical!Personally, I do not support this move.However, it’s scriptural and they got this from exactly the same place tithing and first fruit came from; the old expired covenant.Christians who refuse ... more
  • 2 days CAN asks FG to declare Miyetti Allah a terrorist organization Linda Ikeji
    The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Thursday January 24, asked the federal government to declare the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) a terrorist organisation.  According to CAN, its request is hinged on the Fulani socio-cultural group's alleged contribution to the killings of Christians in some northern communities. The Christian group alleged that Miyetti Allah has a similar agenda with the Boko Haram sect as it listed some alleged attacks launched by members of the Fulani group. President Buhari was also asked to overhaul the security council and create a new one which no region will dominate.  The communique released by CAN's President, Samson Ayokunle ... more
  • 2 days Young man allegedly commits suicide with sniper a month after graduation from University of Calabar Linda Ikeji
    A graduate of Zoology and Environmental Biology (ZEB), University of Calabar, Maxwell Enudi Lucky has allegedly taken his life. Late Maxwell, from Delta State, committed suicide on Thursday, by drinking the poisonous pesticide Sniper.  He graduated December 2019 and was set to defend his project on February 2020.A friend, Ogunsanya Yemisi, described late Maxwell's as 'selfish' because he never said that he was depressed when she saw him last week."Maxwell I won't say rest in peace am super disappointed in you taking your life was never the option. Was sniper a medicine to joy?U broke my heartU left with an unanswered question ... more
  • 2 days Final year student of a private university sentenced to 13 years imprisonment for money laundering Linda Ikeji
    A final year student of Business Administration in a private university located in Ondo State, Fisayo Adetoro, was on Thursday, January 23, 2020, found guilty of impersonation, forgery and money laundering, and sentenced to cumulative 13 years in prison and N1,000,000 (One Million Naira) fine. A statement from EFCC says Adetoro, who was said to be a first class candidate on 4.5 Cumulative Grade Point Aggregate (CGPA), was convicted by Justice Folashade Olubanjo of the Federal High Court 1, Akure, in a criminal case filed against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan zonal office. He was originally arraigned ... more
  • 2 days Female pastor remanded in prison for N23m scam Linda Ikeji
    A female Pastor identified as Mercy Daniel Ogbonaya has been remanded in Port Harcourt Correctional Centre after being arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) before Justice I. M. Sani for N23m scam.  The suspect who was arraigned on a charge of obtaining money by false pretence contrary to Section 1 (1) (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and Other Related Offences Act and punishable under Section 1(3) of the same Act, was remanded in prison on Thursday January 23.  EFCC's statement read;  Justice I. M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State has remanded Mercy Daniel Ogbonaya, a pastor, ... more
  • 2 days Lol… EFCC accused of stealing the eagle in its logo after countering Transparency International on rating Nigeria 146 out of 180 corrupt countri... Linda Ikeji
    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has been accused of stealing a photo of the eagle in its logo, after it took to Twitter to counter Transparency International on rating Nigeria 146 out of 180 corrupt countries in the world.  Recall that in Transparency International's latest report, Nigeria ranks 146 out of the 180 countries with a score of 26 and it was also ranked as the 16-most corrupt nation in Africa. in 2019, the West African nation ranked 144 out of 180 nations with a CPI score of 27. However the EFCC described the recent report as "baseless" and "illogical". According to the anti-graft agency, ... more
  • 2 days Killings: CAN declares January 31st and February 2nd days for special fasting and prayers Linda Ikeji
    The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN has declared January 31st and February 2nd, days for National fasting and prayers for Christians in Nigeria. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja, CAN president, Reverend Samson Ayokunle, said Christians are expected to use those days to pray for God to stop the incessant killings of Christians in Nigeria. Ayokunle made this known while reacting to the recent killing of CAN chairman in Michika local government in Adamawa state, Reverend Lawan Andimi. Ayokunle while announcing the days for the fasting and praying, said "The CAN leadership has declared Friday, January 31 to February 2, 2020 as days ... more
  • 2 days Plateau records five cases of Lassa fever Linda Ikeji
    Plateau has recorded 5 cases of Lassa fever in the recent outbreak as confirmed by the State's Commissioner of Health,  Dr Nimkong Ndam on Friday January 24.  Giving a breakdown of the cases recorded, Ndam said two patients have been admitted at the state hospital while three are already undergoing treatment. He added that one of the patients has already completed his treatment while another has been discharged. On protective measures they are taking to contain the disease, the commissioner of health told newsmen; “However, the health personnel are on ground to handle the situation and they have the required protective kits to wear while treating such cases.“We ... more
  • 2 days Mike Ezuruonye undergoes eye surgery following abnormal growth on both eyes due to ‘harsh movie production lights’ Linda Ikeji
    Mike Ezuruonye is grateful for the gift of sight after he spent 8 hours undergoing surgery to fix his eyes. The actor revealed he had a growth encroaching the pupil of both eyes due to harsh movie production lights. A doctor advised that he should undergo surgery to prevent permanent damage and he took the advice. He went on to point out that people who spend a long time looking at their phones and laptop screens are at risk of such danger and he advised such people to go for check-up. He wrote: Forgive being Reluctant but just had to share..Many don’t know what we ... more
  • 2 days Police arrest lady who brutalized her househelp Linda Ikeji
    The Lagos State police command has arrested a lady identified simply as Mama Ada for brutalizing her househelp, Ngozi.  Mama Ada repeatedly used a knife and rod to brutalize her househelp at their residence at No 23 Simarch street in Agric, Ojo area of the state.  The lady who was arrested on Thursday January 23, is currently being detained at Area E police station in Ikeja.The post Police arrest lady who brutalized her househelp appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Disturbing video purportedly shows people collapsing suddenly in the streets of Wuhan due to the coronavirus Linda Ikeji
    Disturbing videos shared online purportedly show people collapsing suddenly in the streets of the Chinese city of Wuhan. Dozens of videos reportedly coming from Wuhan - the centre of the new coronavirus outbreak - show people suddenly collapsing as people in face masks rush to help. Medics can also be seen tending to some people who collapsed in the street.  The authenticity of the videos, which are being widely circulated on social media, cannot be verified. It is also not clear where or when much of the footage was taken, though all of it appears to come from China.   Wuhan, a city of some 11 million people, has been placed ... more
  • 2 days Newly married Jane Mena gives relationship advice to single women (+18) Linda Ikeji
    Popular dancer, Jane Mena, who recently had her traditional marriage, has shared a piece of advice for women. Sharing a photo of herself posing seductively on a bed, she wrote: 'Get you a man that gets hard from just looking at you not those “Play with it first, it’ll wake up”. ' The post Newly married Jane Mena gives relationship advice to single women (+18) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days  Former Kogi state commissioner for Agriculture bags 19 years jail term for diverting over N19m meant for cocoa farmers Linda Ikeji
    The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has secured the conviction of Zachaeus Atte, a former Commissioner for Agriculture in Kogi State. Atte was convicted on corruption charges by a Kogi State High Court sitting in Okene, Kogi State and presided over by Hon. Justice J.J Majebi. He was found guilty on 7 out of the 11 counts of the charge preferred against him by ICPC. The former Commissioner who is to serve a total of 19 years jail term, was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment each on counts 1 and 3 without an option of fine, for collecting ... more
  • 2 days Serena Williams is knocked out of the Australian Open as her wait for a first Grand Slam since becoming a mother goes on Linda Ikeji
    Tennis legend, Serena William has been knocked out of the Australian Open after she was defeated by Chinese No.1, Qiang Wang in the third round.  The 38-year-old American who was aiming for a 24th Slam was beaten 6-4 6-7 7-5, meaning her wait for a first Grand Slam since becoming a mother goes on.  Speaking after the game, Williams blamed herself afterward, saying: 'I just made far too many errors to be a professional athlete today.' She insisted that she can still win big again, and added; 'I definitely do believe that or I wouldn't be on tour. I don't play just to have fun. To lose ... more
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