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  • 7 hours Osun polytechnic student found dead in his apartment (photo) Linda Ikeji
    A student of Osun State Polytechnic, Festus Adedoyin Ewejobi, who was declared missing on Tuesday, September 15, was found dead with his body mutilated in his apartment in Iree, a community in the state on Saturday, September 19. According to The Nation, a search party was launched shortly after Festus's whereabouts couldn't be determined on Tuesday September 15. It was while the search for Festus was in progress that neighbors perceived a stench from his room, fuelling suspicion that he might have been harmed. The door leading to his apartment was forced open only to find his decomposed body riddled with machete ... more
  • 8 hours Actress Juliet Mgborukwe’s ex-husband, Chima Ojukwu, remarries (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Actress Juliet Mgborukwe's ex-husband, Chima Ojukwu, has remarried. He got married to his new wife, Oluchi, on Saturday September 19 in a proxy wedding.  Chima shared photos of his bride on his Instagram page with the caption;''The movie starts now....My QUEEN you look Amazing on our day, let’s go!...Welcome to the traditional wedding of Prince Chima and Princess Oluchi Ojukwu MRS OJUKWU''  Chima also shared a post on how Nigerian men residing abroad can get a good wife from Nigeria.So, for all you Nigerian American friends asking me how to spot a good Nigerian woman from back home, these are the Tips:1, Make sure ... more
  • 9 hours First picture of murder victim, 23, whose body was found on fire on south London street Linda Ikeji
    The first picture of a murder victim whose body was found on fire on a south London street has been released by police. Officers were called to Commonside East in Mitcham at 6.12am on Thursday, September 17, to reports of a "man on fire", the Metropolitan Police said.  When police arrived at the scene, they found the body of a man who they declared dead at the scene.  Murder detectives have now identified the man as 23-year-old Loeike Guei, who lived in Thornton Heath. His death is being treated as "suspicious", police said, as homicide detectives continue to investigate how the 23-year-old died, ... more
  • 9 hours Lovely photos of Regina Daniels with her co-wife and their kids Linda Ikeji
    Regina Daniels, her co-wife, Laila and their kids pictured together in photos shared by their husband, Prince Ned Nwoko. The businessman shared the photos on his IG page with the caption ''Family time''    The post Lovely photos of Regina Daniels with her co-wife and their kids appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 10 hours Acting Chief Judge of Cross River State remarries almost 2 years after his late wife’s death (photos) Linda Ikeji
    The Cross River State Acting Chief Judge, Justice Maurice Eneji has remarried barely two years after his wife died. Justice Eneji wedded Miss Muobo Ijomone on Saturday, September 19, at the Redeemed Christian Church of God -RCCG, Jesus Sanctuary, Atekong Drive, Calabar. Governor Ben Ayade commended the CJ "for being decisive to fill the gap created by his wife who died not too long ago" Senator Ayade, who was represented by his Deputy, Professor Ivara Esu, recalled that Justice Eneji lost his wife almost two years ago, and commended him for the "bold and difficult step taken to remarry to enable him remain faithful ... more
  • 10 hours 14 bodies recovered so far as bus conveying church members to a burial plunges into a river in Ebonyi (photos/video) Linda Ikeji
    Tragedy struck in Ivo local government area in Ebonyi state on Friday night, September 18, after a bus conveying 32 persons to a burial, plunged into Akaeze-Ukwu River in the local government area.  Spokesperson of the state police command, Loveth Odah, who confirmed the incident to newsmen, said 14 bodies have so far been recovered while efforts are being made to recover the rest. She said the 14 corpses that have been recovered comprise of seven male and seven female. Odah said among the five victims rescued was the driver of the said 608 coaster bus with Reg no. UKP 78 XA Mr ... more
  • 11 hours Two pastors arrested for allegedly raping corps member in Rivers Linda Ikeji
    The police in Rivers State have arrested two pastors identified as Austin Emmanuel and Peter Davies, for allegedly raping a member of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC). The suspects who are currently being detained at the State Criminal and Intelligence Department SCID, allegedly raped the 27-year-old corps member in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state where she is observing her mandatory one year service. Narrating her ordeal, the corps member who is from Plateau state, said Austin had invited her to his house on August 29 which coincided with his birthday, adding that the pastor was later joined by Davies. According ... more
  • 11 hours Governor Sanwo-Olu grants approval for worship centres to resume full services in Lagos; cinemas and gyms can now reopen Linda Ikeji
    Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state has granted approval for churches and mosques in the state as well as gyms and cinermas to resume full services. He announced the approval at a press briefing on Saturday September 19. He said mosques can hold their prayers five times daily while churches can also commence weekly services. Worship centers were restricted to one gathering weekly after they were allowed to reopen following lockdown to check coronavirus in the nation. Governor Sanwo-Olu also announced that public and private schools can resume fully on Monday, September 21, 2020. The governor also announced that cinemas, gyms, spas and recreational ... more
  • 11 hours “Some marriage proposals in Northern Nigeria are scams” – Photographer, Fati Abubakar advises women to investigate prospective groo... Linda Ikeji
    Internationally acclaimed Borno documentary photographer, Fati Abubakar has advised women from the North to investigate prospestive grooms before getting married. According to Fati, some of the men don't have houses, jobs and are living off their parents. "Always investigate if the men that want to marry you have a home to actually house you in or the means to do so. Or are you both being take care of by Mommy and Daddy," Fati wrote on Twitter "Some marriage proposals are a scam  in Northern Nigeria. Is a local man able to do what he says he will do"   The post "Some marriage proposals in ... more
  • 12 hours Liverpool complete £41m signing of Portuguese forward Diogo Jota from Wolves (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Premier League champions, Liverpool have completed the £41million signing of Wolves forward Diogo Jota.The 23-year-old signed a five-year contract with the Merseyside club to complete a double swoop for the Reds after the £25m signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich on Friday. Upon sealing the transfer on Saturday, Jota told It's just a really exciting moment for me and my family.'   All of my path since I was a kid and now, to join a club like Liverpool – the world champions – is just unbelievable. I just want to get started. 'It is one of the best teams in ... more
  • 12 hours Police arrest teenager for allegedly raping two sisters, aged 5 and 7 Linda Ikeji
    The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested one Daniel James, 17, for allegedly defiling 7 and 5-year-old sisters. The police spokesperson, DSP Mohammd Ahmed Wakil, who made the disclosure in a statement on Saturday, September 19, said that the suspect was arrested after the victims' parents reported at the 'D' Division Bauchi. "On the 17/09/2020 at about 1809hrs one Hannatu Sadiq ‘f’ aged 35yrs of Nassarawa Jahun Bauchi and Hajara Abdullahi ‘f’ aged 25yrs of the same address jointly came to ‘D’ Division Bauchi and reported that on the same date at about 1600hrs one Daniel James ‘m’ aged 17yrs of ... more
  • 13 hours Kidnapped retired U.S Army officer regains freedom in Ekiti after ransom payment Linda Ikeji
    The retired United States of America army officer, Major Jide Ijadare kidnapped in Ekiti State has regained his freedom after the payment of undisclosed sum as ransom. Recall that gunmen last Tuesday, invaded Ijadare’s palm oil factory along Ijan Ekiti - Ise Ekiti Road at Ijan in the Gbonyin council area of the state, shot dead one of his workers before whisking away the former soldier and one other person. The kidnappers contacted the family hours later and demanded N20m ransom. See previous report Here A family source, who confirmed the development said that Ijadare was released on Saturday afternoon, September 19. "My brother ... more
  • 14 hours I’m disappointed in INEC- Governor Obaseki says as he casts his votes at Edo governorship election Linda Ikeji
    Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki has expressed disappointment at the conduct of the ongoing governorship election in the state. Obaseki expressed his disappointment after casting his vote at his Polling Unit 19, Ward 4, Oredo Local Government Area (LGA). He specifically faulted the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for inadequate preparations as some of the card readers in various polling units failed to work. “I expected that INEC would have prepared better for this election. I waited for one and half hour on the queue before exercising my franchise, it’s a bit disappointing.Giving that this is a sole day election, I expected ... more
  • 14 hours Naomi Campbell celebrates Skepta with topless photos of her bare breasts against his bare chest as he turns a year older Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian-British rapper, Skepta turns 38 today and Naomi Campbell, who has been romantically linked to him, shared raunchy photos of them together to celebrate him. The supermodel and the rapper were topless in the photos. Naomi, who was also braless, leaned into Skepta's naked chest as they posed, flesh to flesh. Naomi captioned the photos: HAPPY BIRTHDAY JUNIOR @skeptagram on this special day we celebrate you , You have never waited for things to come to you , you have always created and independently got it out there to the world .. changing the way things were done ! you have the ... more
  • 14 hours Graphic: Man arrested in Bauchi for burying his newborn grandchild alive Linda Ikeji
    The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested one Bawada Audi, 50, for the murder of his newborn grandchild in Rimin, Zayam Toro Local Government Area of the State. Spokesperson of the command, DSP Ahmed Wakili, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, September 19, said that after the suspect's 17-year-old daughter Hafsat, gave birth to a baby boy, he snatched the child and buried him behind his house.   "On 16/09/2020 at about 1000hrs, a joint operation between the police and human right have brought one Hafsat Bawada ‘f’ aged 17yrs of Rimin Zayam Toro L.G.A Bauchi to Divisional Headquarters Toro who was alleged ... more
  • 14 hours Man shares his parents’ hilarious response after he used a filter to trick them into believeing he cut his hair Linda Ikeji
    A man has shared his parents' reaction after he used a filter to trick them into believing he has cut his hair. The man, who wears his hair in an afro, used a filter to make himself look bald. His parents, who apparently didn't like his full afro like most Nigerian parents, were happy about his new look and praised him for it. His mother's reaction was especially funny. See below. The post Man shares his parents' hilarious response after he used a filter to trick them into believeing he cut his hair appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 15 hours 5 Bauchi State Govt officials arrested for pension scam, forgery, fraud Linda Ikeji
    Five staff of the Bauchi State Local Government Pension Board have been arrested by the police for alleged pension scam.  Spokesperson of the State Police Command, DSP Ahmed Wakili, who disclosed this in a statement on Saturday, September 19, said the suspects were arrested for Criminal conspiracy, Criminal Breach of trust by public servant, Criminal misappropriation, forgery and fraud. According to Wakili, on the 12th September 2020, a letter of complaint from the office of Executive Governor Bauchi State signed by Musa Mohammed Kirfi, the Private Principal Secretary to Governor of Bauchi State against the suspects. The suspects are Mohammed B. Mohammed, Editor ... more
  • 15 hours Quebec actor of Nigerian descent, Chijoke Onyechekwa Ugochukwu, is charged with sexual assault as multiple victims come forward Linda Ikeji
    Quebec actor Chijoke Onyechekwa Ugochukwu, better known as Gouchy Boy, has been charged with sexual assault and Longueuil police are searching for other potential victims of the actor. Gouchy Boy, 48, was charged after two police complaints were filed against him regarding sexual offences against two women, aged 38 and 39 Police say the man was arrested on March 9 and on Aug. 27 by Longueuil police investigators in relation to these two incidents that allegedly occurred between 2016 and 2018 in Brossard. The complaints were made in 2019 and 2020.   Because the case deals with more than one alleged victim, the unified police command unit ... more
  • 15 hours Convicted US killer serving two life sentences tells judge he’ll kill again unless he’s given death penalty after murdering fellow inmate Linda Ikeji
    A convicted US killer already serving two life sentences has asked a judge to give him the death penalty or he will kill again after stabbing a fellow inmate to death in an Indiana prison.   Tommy P. Holland, 45, of Indianapolis was charged with murder for stabbing Clifford Baggett, 28, to death at the Pendleton Correctional Facility on August 9, 2019.  Holland, who is behind bars for the 2015 slayings of employees at a Mars Hill supermarket and a Marathon gas station, allegedly stabbed Baggett 10 times including in the arm, chest, and buttocks in the attack.    He appeared in Madison Circuit ... more
  • 15 hours Linda Ikeji splurges on 2020 Range Rover Autobiography, designer shoes and bags as she turns 40 Linda Ikeji
    Ace blogger, Linda Ikeji, turns the big 40 today September 19. The internationally celebrated media mogul seized the opportunity to spoil herself silly with gifts. The mum of one took to her Instagram page to reflect on her life and count her blessings.''This is what 40 looks like. Sexy. Successful. Happy. Almost fulfilled and super grateful for a beautiful life filled with amazing family and friends. God has been incredibly good to me and I don’t take my blessings for granted.Happy 40th birthday to me. I actually can't believe I'm 40!  What? Lol. Thank you so much in advance for all ... more
  • 15 hours Man makes shocking revelation about how female farmers in Benue are allegedly forced to sell baskets of tomatoes at N50 each Linda Ikeji
     Founder of Prime Newspaper in Makurdi, Akosu Tor has made a shocking revelation about how female Tiv farmers end up selling baskets of tomatoes at N50 each due to the activities of retailers. According to him, after agreeing on the price, the retailers will leave and return late in the evening then insist on buying the tomatoes at N50 per basket. At that time the women will have no choice but to sell instead of going back home with the goods. After buying the tomatoes, these retailers then sell at much higher price to traders from the East and North.  Read Tor's post below:  " The government has failed ... more
  • 16 hours School building collapses in Lagos (photos) Linda Ikeji
    A three-story building belonging to a private school in the Ejigbo area in Lagos state collapsed on Saturday, September 19. The affected school, Excel College, which is located at 15, Ansarudeen Street, Ile-Epo Bus-Stop, collapsed at about 8.15 am. So far, there are no reports of casualties recorded. According to eyewitnesses, the privately-owned building belonging to Excel College had previously shown signs of distress and the school was planning to renovate the structure before the collapse.  The post School building collapses in Lagos (photos) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 16 hours Meet 86-year-old man who hawks camphor balls in Edo; says he makes N6000 every two weeks Linda Ikeji
    An 86-year-old man identified as Elder Okoro hawks mothballs popularly called (camphor ball) in Benin, Edo State.  Speaking to a Facebook user Kola Edokpayi, on Friday September 18, the octogenerian said he makes the sum of #6,000 fortnighly from the sale.  "Elder Okoro, 86 years old man happily hawking mothballs popularly called (camphor ball) in Benin. According to the Octogenarian, he makes the sum of #6,000 fortnighly from the sale of camphor ball. Hear the narrative of the old man who is the oldest hawker in the world," writes Edokpayi.  The post Meet 86-year-old man who hawks camphor balls in Edo; says he ... more
  • 16 hours Missing 14 year-old girl is allegedly found raped and murdered in Ogun State Linda Ikeji
    A 14-year-old girl who was reported missing a few days ago has reportedly been found raped and murdered. Faith Ifeoluwa Ojewoye was sent to refill a cooking gas cylinder on the fateful day. She returned home, dropped the cylinder and left the house, never to return.  The teen, who was last seen in Agbeloba, Oriyanrin, in Abeokuta, Ogun state, was reported missing on Wednesday, September 16. Unfortunately, her body was found on the evening of Friday, September 18 in an uncompleted building around Agbeloba, Oriyanrin in Abeokuta, some meters away from where she lived with her mother. According to Bola Odetayo who gave the update on ... more
  • 16 hours Comedian Bovi and wife celebrate their wedding anniversary with beautiful family photos Linda Ikeji
    Ace comedian, Bovi Ugboma, and his wife, Kris, are celebrating their 11th wedding anniversary today September 19. The couple got married in 2009 and have three lovely children. Taking to her page to celebrate Bovi, Kris wrote''K A UI am Kris Asimonye UgbomaI am EVERYWOMAN.Every woman has a name before Marriage,Maiden Name they call it,A name Everywoman holds dear,Many hold close,Some never never let go.Marriage, the Union that can either solidify who you are as a person OR break who you are meant to be.Husband of mine, the one who extended his name to me.Soul of my soul,Wind beneath my ... more
  • 17 hours Cardi B explains why she filed for divorce from Offset, says ‘sometimes people really do grow apart’ (video) Linda Ikeji
    Cardi B has explained why she filed for divorce from her husband of three years and Migos rapper, Offset.  The rap queen who addressed her fans via an Instagram Live video on Friday September 18, had filed for divorce from Offset on Tuesday (September 15) according to documents obtained from Fulton County Magistrate in Georgia. Cardi in the Instalive session, disclosed that the reason for their split wasn't because of Offset's infidelity. She further affirmed that she did not file for divorce as a publicity stunt for her upcoming album.  The rapper said;  "I've seen all the love and prayers that you guys have been sending me, however, ... more
  • 18 hours “Hope your mum likes being burned alive” Woman texts before setting her boyfriend’s mother’s house on fire because she thought... Linda Ikeji
     A woman who thought her boyfriend was cheating on her allegedly set his mum's house on fire after sending him a threatening text. Abbieana Williams, 21, allegedly sent the message to her boyfriend on September 3, minutes before a fire broke out at a property in Michigan, US, an affidavit by Lansing Police Detective Teresa Mironiuk claims. The boyfriend’s mother, Melissa Westen, 53, and Westen’s grandchildren, Aston Griffin, 8, and Jesse Kline IV, 4 died in the fire. The victims She allegedly texted her boyfriend, "I’m outside your mom's house … I hope your mom likes being burned alive," but has denied her ... more
  • 18 hours Moment cultists chased away EFCC operatives during a raid in Imo state (videos) Linda Ikeji
    A video making rounds online has captured moment some Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) operatives were chased away from Bishop's Court in Imo state.  Prior to the encounter, the operatives of the anti-graft agency had embarked on a mass raid on lodges around Imo State University. Cars and other properties belonging to suspected fraudsters were seized in the raid.  Here are videos which captured moment the EFCC operatives were chased away by cultists who were allegedly brandishing weapons.      View this post on Instagram         Moment some cultists allegedly chased EFCC operatives from Bishop’s Court in IMSU. Prior to the encounter, operatives of the anti-graft ... more
  • 19 hours Girl dies after her teacher flogged her for getting two math questions wrong Linda Ikeji
    A schoolgirl has died after allegedly being beaten by her teacher for failing to answer two maths questions correctly. The 10-year-old girl, identified by her surname Zhang, was a student at a primary school in the city of Guangyuan, central China. According to the Xinhua News Agency, the teacher, identified by the surname Wang, beat the girl on September 10.  Zhang was beaten on her palms four times and ordered to kneel for four minutes, state-owned newspaper China Daily reports.  Feeling dizzy, she was sent to hospital by her grandmother and the teacher and was pronounced dead later that day at 3.30pm. She also had her ears pulled and her ... more
  • 19 hours Instagram Sensation, Taaooma, Set To Buy The LeonardoBySujimoto From Super-Agent Mr Macaroni Linda Ikeji
    Like the Guiliano, the LeonardoBySujimoto is yet another fantabulous masterpiece.Located in the Africa’s most Ultra-Elite neighbourhood, Banana Island, the LeonardoBySujimoto’s Waterfront edifice will be a mix of Affordability, Exclusivity and Luxury.The nicest and most expensive 3 Bedroom apartments on Bourdillon Road and Eko Atlantic are selling for $3million. What we have designed is 3 times better and 3 times cheaper. We have researched the best buildings in Nigeria, and what we are building beats the best!The LeonardoBySujimoto is designed to pamper luxury aficionados with award-winning Zaha Hadid bathrooms, fully fitted kitchen by Kohler, Private boat Club, Private Salon, Private ... more
  • 19 hours Nigerian lady seen sexually harassing an onion seller (video) Linda Ikeji
    A lady has been spotted in a viral video sexually harassing an onion seller from the northern region of the country.  The lady was seen holding on to the onion seller while telling him she wanted to have sex with him. While the man repeatedly asked if she wanted to buy onion from him, the lady continued with the harassment.  Here is the video below;       View this post on Instagram           A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Sep 19, 2020 at 2:09am PDTThe post Nigerian lady seen sexually harassing an onion seller (video) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 19 hours Warning to Men: Why Erection Drugs like Viagra are Dangerous to Your Health and May Not Work for You… Linda Ikeji
    This is a sponsored post... Ask any man on what to do so that you can last long in bed for at least 15minutes, and I can bet you that most of the time, the answers you will get are...- Take 1 bottles of Alomo bitters before having sex- Masturbate before having sex - Take high powered erections drugs like viagra, or tramadol- And other rubbish advice.It already known that most of these things do not give permanent results. But the truth about viagra, tramadol and other substances used to get an erection is that... apart from the fact that ... more
  • 20 hours Sujimoto Bags Tech Times’ Africa Linkedin Corporate Brand Awards, 2020 Amongst Other Giants Linda Ikeji
    We feel humbled to be nominated amongst Africa’s finest corporate giants, the likes of Mr. Price, Stanbic IBTC, Alan & Grant, Zenith bank, Dangote group, GTBank, to mention a few. This can be likened to the story of David and Goliath with a 21st century twist. A tale of how we went from the bottom to the top in less than two weeks and a reiteration that all you need to achieve greatness is diligence, hard work and persistence. Being place on a pedestal as this is one we appreciate and do not take for granted. Winning this award is ... more
  • 20 hours Moment police officers arrested a man running errands in Lagos (video) Linda Ikeji
    A video shared online has shown moment some police officers arrested a man running errands in Igando area of Lagos state.  The incident reportedly occurred yesterday September 18. The man was heard telling the security operatives that he is close to his house before being forced into a van.  Here is the video below;       View this post on Instagram         Moment police officers arrested a man running errands yesterday September 18. The man was heard telling the security operatives that he is close to his house, before being forced into a busA post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Sep 19, 2020 at 1:27am PDTThe ... more
  • 20 hours FG bars Emirates Airlines from operating in Nigeria Linda Ikeji
    Emirate Airlines has been added to the list of airlines banned from operating in Nigeria by the federal government.  Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika who made the announcement said the ban will be effective from Monday, September 21, 2020. He tweeted;  “The PTF sub-committee met today with EU Ambassadors to discuss Lufthansa, Air France/KLM ban. The meeting progressed well.  Emirates Airlines’ situation was reviewed and they are consequently included in the list of those not approved, with effect from Monday, September 21, 2020.”  Recall that before the resumption of international flights in the country, the Federal Government announced that Air France, KLM, Etihad, ... more
  • 21 hours President Buhari’s media aide, Bashir Ahmad set to wed Linda Ikeji
    Bashir Ahmad, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media is set to tie the nuptial knots with his heartthrob.  The presidential aide will be getting married to his partner, Naeemah Junaid on September 25 at GRA Juma’at Mosque in Katsina.  Making announcement of his wedding, Bashir tweeted;  The long-awaited day is here! @Naeeemah_x  and I are delighted to invite you to our Wedding Fatiha on Sept. 25, 2020 at GRA Juma’at Mosque, Katsina. Time: 2PM. If you are unable to attend due to any personal circumstance, kindly include us in your prayers. Thank you. #NB2020 The post President Buhari's media aide, Bashir Ahmad set to ... more
  • 21 hours A girl who has experienced love from her father can’t be washed – Toke Makinwa Linda Ikeji
    Media personality, Toke Makinwa has shared her thoughts about girls who received love from their dads and the effect it has on their romantic relationships. According to Toke, girls like that have little “daddy issues” and are in-charge of their emotional and mental state. She added that they can't be "washed" by guys because they've heard everything from their father.  She tweeted;  If a girls first introduction to love is from her dad, chances of “daddy issues” are slimmer, her emotional well-being and mental stability is.Imagine a guy trying to wash you when all you’ve heard all your life from your father is ... more
  • 21 hours 221 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria Linda Ikeji
    221 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Friday September 18, as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).  A breakdown of the new cases across states is as follows; Lagos-59, Abia-46, FCT-22, Gombe-20, Plateau-17, Rivers-11, Bauchi-7, Benue-6, Ekiti-6, Imo-6, Kaduna-4, Kwara-4, Ondo-4, Ogun-3, Osun-3, Bayelsa-1, Edo-1, Kano-1.  There are now 56,956 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1, 094 deaths have been recorded. 48,305 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.   The post 221 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 21 hours Greek-based Nigerian NBA star, Giannis Antetokounmpo wins Most Valuable Player Award for second straight season Linda Ikeji
    Greek-Based Nigerian NBA star, Giannis Antetokounmpo who plays for Milwaukee Bucks basketball team in the US, has been named the Most Valuable Player Award for second straight season.  The 25-year-old star becomes the third player in league history to win MVP and Defensive Player of the Year in the same season, joining only Hall of Famers Michael Jordan and Hakeem Olajuwon. He is also the 12th player in history to win the NBA's MVP award twice in a row.  Antetokounmpo beat out James Harden of the Houston Rockets and LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers to win the award.  Antetokounmpo earned 962 total points from ... more
  • 1 day US 2020 Election: Trump calls mail-in voting a ‘scam” Linda Ikeji
    US President, Donald Trump, has called mail-in voting a “scam” during a press conference on Friday September 17, blasting the voting system in which states send mail-in ballots directly to voters due to the Coronavirus pandemic. More than half of all Americans are expected to vote through the mail this presidential election, though over 40 percent of Americans voted by mail in the 2016 and 2012 general elections, according to the Election Assistance Commission. Several states, including Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Utah, and Washington, automatically send out mail-in ballots to all state residents for the general election. But due to the Coronavirus pandemic, ... more
  • 1 day US Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, dies aged 87 after year long battle with cancer Linda Ikeji
    US Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the firebrand court justice who was known for her legal, cultural and feminist actions while serving in the highest court of the land, died Friday September 18, aged 87 after battling cancer, the Supreme Court has announced. Justice Ginsburg, nominated into the supreme court by former president Bill Clinton, died from complications from metastatic cancer of the pancreas, the Supreme court said in a statement.  She died at her home in Washington surrounded by family."Our nation has lost a justice of historic stature," Chief Justice John Roberts said in the statement. "We at the Supreme Court have ... more
  • 1 day Dr Dre’s wife, Nicole claims he secretly transferred his stage name and other assets to avoid losing them in their divorce battle Linda Ikeji
    Hip Hop mogul and producer, Dr Dre's estranged wife, Nicole has stated that Dre secretly transferred valuable assets like his stage name and "The Chronic" to himself recently after they split in order to avoid losing them to her when their divorce battle started. But Dre and his management have debunked her story calling them "ridiculous" and an attempt to embarrass him into submission.Dre and Nicole have been in the middle of a messy divorce battle where she is asking for almost $2 million a month in spousal support after finding out she can't get half of his properties and ... more
  • 1 day Kosovo gives Trump highest honor in the country for his role in historic peace deal with Serbia Linda Ikeji
    Kosovo has given US President Donald Trump, its highest honor on Friday, September 18, for his role in a historic peace deal agreed with Serbia earlier this month. Kosovo President Hashim Thaci awarded Trump the country’s Order of Freedom “for his exceptional contribution for the freedom of Kosovo and the strengthening of Peace and reconciliation in the region.”According to the president,  the award is given to those who made significant contributions to defending Kosovo’s freedom. President Thaci also said he was giving Presidential Medals of Merit to National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien and Richard Grenell, who served as intermediaries during the ... more
  • 1 day Twitter drama: Husband reacts after a woman claimed he is a serial cheat, to spite his wife Linda Ikeji
    A woman tried to score cheap points on Twitter by telling another Twitter user that her husband is a serial cheat. The husband has now reacted. Twitter user with the username Loki, revealed in a tweet that she can handle cheating in a relationship, as long as the man is good to her. Another Twitter user named Atule reacted, telling her that she deserves a man who will respect her by not cheating on her.  However, Loki did not appreciate the advice and she slammed Atule, claiming her husband is a serial cheat yet she stays with him. Loki wrote: "Lmaooo you Atule, who married ... more
  • 1 day Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt reunite for ‘Fast Times At Ridgemont High’ table read and fans can’t stop talking about it (video) Linda Ikeji
    Brad Pitt and his ex-wife Jennifer Aniston are trending after they reunited Thursday night, September 17, for a virtual table read of the film “Fast Times at Ridgemont High”. Things got pretty steamy during the reading as the former couple were cast as teenagers Linda Barnett and Brad Hamilton, roles originated by Phoebe Cates and Judge Reinhold in Amy Heckerling’s 1982 teen comedy. The event was presented Thursday by Dane Cook’s “Feelin’ A-Live,” a fundraising campaign for COVID-19 relief and criminal justice reform. It featured a star-studded cast participating through video-conferencing. Aniston and Pitt, who divorced in 2005, were assigned the daydream ... more
  • 1 day #BBNaija: Erica once bathed naked with Brighto and I – Neo (video) Linda Ikeji
    Neo has narrated how disqualified Big Brother Naija housemate, Erica had a naked bath with him and Brighto.  The male housemate who was having a conversation with the remaining housemates of the reality show, said he and Brighto were shocked after Erica walked in and started bathing naked with them.  Here is the video below;       View this post on Instagram         Neo claims Erica showered naked with himself and Brighto while she was in the house. He said this while he chatted with Vee and Laycon today September 18.A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Sep 18, 2020 at 11:54am PDTThe post #BBNaija: Erica once ... more
  • 1 day Kanye West reacts to claims Jay Z allegedly sold Kanye’s Masters in order to get his own back Linda Ikeji
    Kanye West has defended Jay Z after it was alleged that the latter sold Kanye's Masters to get his own back. Kanye, who had been temporarily banned from Twitter for sharing a journalist's phone number on his timeline, returned to the platform today to react the claims Jay Z sold him out. Kanye, 43, tweeted screenshots of a post by blogger Akademiks, featuring the headline, "Jay Z Allegedly Sold Kanye's Masters to Get Own Masters Back."  Reacting Kanye said Jay is his brother and the media shouldn't come between them. Kanye wrote: "Don't let the system pit us against each other. JAY IS ... more
  • 1 day Paxful Breaks Ground on Fourth in 100-School Initiative Linda Ikeji
    Paxful, a global peer-to-peer bitcoin marketplace, announced today that it has broken ground on the fourth in its 100-school initiative aimed at building quality education centers in emerging countries. The fourth school, located in Nigeria, will come fully equipped with a state-of-the-art solar-powered and water well system, and in response to safety requirements associated with COVID-19, Paxful will also provide Personal Protective Equipment for all teachers and students including facemasks and hand sanitizers. According to Ray Youssef, CEO, and co-founder of Paxful, “The #BuiltWithBitcoin initiative now supports over 400 students.” He highlights that through the 100-school plan, Paxful expects to ... more
  • 1 day Kanye West shares disturbing tweet about getting murdered and having his eldest daughter, North taken away from him Linda Ikeji
    Kanye West has raised concern over his life after he shared a disturbing tweet about geting murdered and having his eldest daughter, North West, taken away from him. The 43-year-old rapper posted and then deleted the disturbing message which he addressed to his 7-year-old daughter on Friday. Sharing a photo of his daughter, Kanye wrote: 'NORTHY I AM GOING TO WAR AND PUTTING MY LIFE ON THE LINE AND IF I AM MURDERED DON'T EVER LET WHITE MEDIA TELL YOU I WASNT A GOOD MAN... WHEN PEOPLE THREATEN TO TAKE YOU OUT OF MY LIFE JUST KNOW I LOVE YOU.'Kanye's post came after ... more
  • 1 day More Nigerians embrace 9mobile’s Mega Millions Promo, as participation surges Linda Ikeji
    More and more telco customers are recently either reactivating their 9mobile lines or getting a brand new one, and the reason is not far-fetched. Over the last 37 days, Nigeria’s customer-focused telecommunication company, 9mobile, has been putting smiles on the faces of Nigerians with the ongoing Mega Millions Promo. Currently, over 30millionaires have emerged as more than 1000 customers have won smartphones across the nation in the ongoing promo. Designed to reward 90 lucky customers over a period of 90 days with N1 million daily, the promo will also give out 2 smartphones every hour of every day for ... more
  • 2 days North Korea set to unveil submarine launched nuclear weapon – Experts say Linda Ikeji
    North Korea dictator, Kim Jong-un, is set to unveil new weapons including a submarine-launched ballistic nuclear missile in the coming weeks, according to military and weapons analysts. There have been fears within the US and ally South Korea that North Korean troops have been practising for a military parade to celebrate the anniversary of the ruling Workers' Party next month as images taken through Satellite early this month showed people assembled in formation ahead of the 75th anniversary of North Korea's main party, the Workers' Party. North Korea military analysts believe the 75th anniversary may be used to showcase the country's ... more
  • 2 days Woman twerks on top of half-opened coffin as funeral takes strange turn (video) Linda Ikeji
    A funeral ceremony in Ecuador took a strange turn when a woman jumped on top of a half-open coffin and started twerking. Mobile phone footage taken by a spectator shows the young woman sitting astride the coffin and dancing to the reggae music. She made a number of sexual moves and even leaned into the open part of the coffin to blow a kiss as she twerked. Mourners watched this display in the middle of a road in the city of Manta, in the province of Manabí, Ecuador, and filmed with their phones. A large crowd of men are seen cheering in ... more
  • 2 days Liverpool FC complete £25million signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Premier League champions, Liverpool, have completed the signing of midfielder Thiago Alcantara from  Bayern Munich for £25million.The Spain international midfielder, 29, has put pen to paper on a four-year deal and will wear the vacant No 6 shirt for Jurgen Klopp's side. After sealing the move, Thiago told “I think it’s an amazing feeling. I was waiting for this moment for a long time and I am very, very happy to be here.  “When the years are passing, you are trying to win as much as you can – and when you win, you want to win more. I think this ... more
  • 2 days If you’re insulting your parents because of Ferrari, they deserve it – Seun Kuti says Linda Ikeji
    Seun Kuti has said parents whose kids are insulting them online because they didn't buy them luxury cars like Femi Otedola did for his daughters deserve every bit of the insult. The musician said kids who can insult their parents because of Ferraris were not raised right. He wrote: "If you're insulting your parents because  of Ferrari, then they deserve it, they raised you wrong, so wrong!! Insult them more jare." The post If you're insulting your parents because of Ferrari, they deserve it - Seun Kuti says appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Three suspects arrested for armed robbery, fraud, car theft in Niger State Linda Ikeji
     The Niger State Police Command on Friday, September 18, paraded three suspects arrested over alleged armed robbery, fraud and theft. Spokesman for the Command, ASP Wasiu Abiodun, who confirmed the arrest, said that on September 8, at about 10 pm, acting on information, Police operatives attached to 'B' division Bida arrested one Yahaya Ibrahim aged 20yrs 'm' of Doko, Lavun LGA with a locally made revolver pistol along Federal Polytechnic road, Bida.  "The suspect robbed a shop attendant at a Shopping Complex along Federal Polytechnic road, Bida with the said revolver pistol and in an attempt to escape from the scene; he was arrested ... more
  • 2 days Queen Elizabeth II strips Harvey Weinstein of his CBE after he was jailed for 23 years for rape in New York Linda Ikeji
    The Queen of England has stripped Harvey Weinstein of his 2004 Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire honor (CBE), for contribution to the British film industry, after he was convicted of rape in New York. The disgraced film producer, 68, was sentenced to 23 years in prison by a US court in February.  A notice in The Gazette, the UK's official public record, today announced the Queen had directed the honour to be 'cancelled and annulled and that his name shall be erased from the Register of the said Order.'  It read: 'The Queen has directed that the appointment of ... more
  • 2 days Kwara court sentence man to jail for posing as a lady and using nude pictures to dupe men Linda Ikeji
    Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara state High Court has sentenced 29-year-old Usman Muhammed, pictured above, to six months imprisonment for posing as a lady and using nude photos of some women to dupe innocent men. Muhammed was dragged before the court by the Ilorin zonal office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a one-count charge of impersonation. Adenike Ayoku, an operative of the EFCC told the court that Muhammed who was arrested in his residence in Abeokuta in Ogun State is an internet fraudster who pretended to be female and used female nude photographs sourced online to fraudulently obtain ... more
  • 2 days Video shows moment a businessman was kidnapped in broad daylight in South Africa Linda Ikeji
    A video shared online has shown moment a businessman was kidnapped by some gunmen in Fordsburg, Johannesburg. In the video shared by South African journalist Yusuf Abramjee, a man wearing a dark jacket was seen being taken out his vehicle by two assailants clad in white. They moved him towards another vehicle and made sure they all got in.  The kidnapped man has been identified as Hamza Khan. He is said to be the son of Riaz Khan, owner of Khan’s Meat in Mayfair. Watch the video below...      View this post on Instagram         Video captures moment a businessman was kidnapped in broad daylight in Johannesburg, South Africa. . . ... more
  • 2 days Boko Haram are now recruiting our children – Governor Zulum cries out Linda Ikeji
    Governor Babagana Zulum has raised an alarm of children being recruited into the Boko Haram terrorist group.  The Governor said this while receiving a committee of members of the House Of Representatives at his office in Maiduguri, Borno State capital. Zulum who linked the recruitment of kids into the terrorist group to the high rate of unemployment in the state, also revealed that there are more than 700,000 Internally Displaced Persons in Monguno and another 400,000 in Gamboru Ngala without access to their farmlands. He said;  "The only solution we have now is to ensure the safe return of our people to their homes in ... more
  • 2 days TikTok, WeChat to be banned from U.S. app stores this Sunday Linda Ikeji
    The Department of Commerce has announced that TikTok and WeChat will be banned from app stores in the U.S. from Sunday, September 20, amid national security concerns. In a press release on Friday September 18, the department stated: 'In response to President Trump's Executive Orders signed August 6, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) today announced prohibitions on transactions relating to mobile applications (apps) WeChat and TikTok to safeguard the national security of the United States. The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has demonstrated the means and motives to use these apps to threaten the national security, foreign policy, and the economy ... more
  • 2 days Phone thief nabbed in Bayelsa Linda Ikeji
    The Special Squad of the Bayelsa State Vigilante Security Outfit has arrested a 26-year-old man identified as Lucky, for allegedly stealing a mobile phone in Yenagoa. The suspect, said to be an indigene of Ekeremor Local Government Area, was arrested on Friday September 18, by the Secretary of the Bayelsa State Vigilante Service, Innocent Kalaingo, who led men of outfit on the operation. Kalaingo said the suspect was arrested after series of tracking and investigation, disclosing that the suspect after stealing the phone gave it to his friend to sell. It was gathered that the case was reported to the security outfit by another ... more
  • 2 days Late reporting caused most Coronavirus deaths – PTF Linda Ikeji
    The Presidential Task Force (PTF) has revealed that most of the COVID-19 deaths recorded in the country was as a result of reporting late for treatment.  Minister of Health Dr. Osagie Ehanire who said this during the briefing of the PTF on COVID-19 in Abuja, stated that some late Coronavirus patients reported to health facilities when their conditions had worsened. Ehanire said;   “As of this morning, the Federal Ministry of Health has recorded 56,604 covid-19 positive cases out of a total of 482,321 samples tested, giving a positivity rate of 11.7 per cent.  47,872 persons have been treated and discharged, but we have sadly lost ... more
  • 2 days Channels TV presenter, Maupe Ogun, and hubby welcome second child, a girl (photo) Linda Ikeji
    Channels TV presenter, Maupe Ogun, and her hubby, Mohammed Yesufu, have welcomed a second child, a  girl. Maupe and Yesufu welcomed their bundle of joy on September 10. She shared the news on her Twitter handle on Friday morning, September 18.''On Thursday, 10th of September,@MoYusuf83017329  & I were blessed with a brand new addition to our family, Maryam Toluwanile, a beautiful lady who weighed 3.6kg at 36wks!'' The post Channels TV presenter, Maupe Ogun, and hubby welcome second child, a girl (photo) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Being told I’m beautiful got into my head at the age of 5 – Bolanle Olukanni Linda Ikeji
    Media personality, Bolanle Olukanni has narrated how being told she's beautiful got into her head at the young age of 5.  Recalling how she became bothered when people rarely told her she was cute at the age of 7, the media personality noted that it is easy to get sucked in and completely depend on physical looks for self validation with the increasing obsession on physical looks.  Bolanle revealed that after she discovered that her older sisters had a lot more going for them asides from physical validation, she started becoming more rounded as a person and was able to grow into her teenage years ... more
  • 2 days 47-year-old man arrested for allegedly killing two of his children and his aged mother in Anambra (graphic photos) Linda Ikeji
    Police officers in Anambra state have arrested a 47-year-old man identified as Emeka Ezimadu, for allegedly killing two of his own children, his 85-year-old mother, and inflicting injuries on three other children at Okpuneze Uruagu in Nnewi North local government area of State on Thursday, September 17. The state police command spokesperson, SP Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed this to newsmen, said the suspect allegedly went berserk, attacked, and killed two of his biological children, 9-year-old Ifechukwu Ezimadu, 2-year-old Ezimadu, and his 85-year-old mother, Agnes Ezimadu, with a cutlass while they were sleeping. Haruna said the suspect also used the cutlass to injure three other children namely ... more
  • 2 days Missing 17-year-old girl found in hotel with two boys Linda Ikeji
    A Nigerian lady has narrated how a 17-year-old girl who was declared missing by her parents, was found in a hotel with two boys.  According to Annastecia Mary Lyon, the teenager was enrolled as a student in her makeup studio by her family. However she "disappeared" without telling anyone, an incident that to Mary being assaulted and the detention of some of the girls in her studio.  She wrote;  Yo!! Nancy Ethelle Uchenna Was my best girlfriend of more than 10years. Right from our high school days. Her parents knew me and mine knew her. Last month being August, uchenna and her mom ... more
  • 2 days Kenyan woman confesses to intentionally infecting many men with HIV because they don’t want to use protection Linda Ikeji
    A Kenyan woman, Jackline Njoki Mwangi has revealed that she knowingly infected men with HIV to punish them for not using protection. Mwangi, also known as Kiki wa Ng’endo, was first diagnosed with HIV as a teenager after sleeping with men for money to take care of herself and her nephew. This was after her mother left her and her sister in the care of their aunt to go and work in the United States. The 36-year-old, who made the startling revelation on Thursday September 17, in an interview with Kenya's online news portal, TUKO, justified her action saying she picked ... more
  • 2 days 19 year old young woman raped by 11 men and thrown to her death from building after being lured by ‘friend’ Linda Ikeji
    A 19-year-old woman has died after being gang-raped by at least 11 men and thrown from the sixth floor of a building. Hamdi Mohamed Farah was lured to meet a male friend on Friday last week, September 11, but was attacked by a group of men in Mogadishu, Somalia. 11 arrests have been made so far and police say they are still trying to identify other suspects. Student Hamdi had been set to enrol in college and her death has sparked huge protests around the country. In a statement, police said: "We have arrested 11 people over the recent rape case in Wabari neighbourhood in Mogadishu and ... more
  • 2 days ‘Cheer’ star, Jerry Harris, 21, charged with producing child pornography after admitting he had ‘anal and oral sex’ with a 15-... Linda Ikeji
    Jerry Harris, one of the stars of the Netflix documentary series Cheer, has been arrested and charged with producing child pornography. The American TV personality, 21, was arrested on Thursday morning, September 17, and charged with one count of producing child pornography, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois said.   The arrest comes three days after 14-year-old twin boys, Charlie and Sam, filed a lawsuit alleging he sent them sexually explicit photos of himself and cornered one of them in a bathroom and begged for oral sex when they were 13 years old.  Harris admitted during an interview after FBI ... more
  • 2 days Soldier shoots man for not wearing a face mask Linda Ikeji
    A soldier allegedly shot a 27-year-old man in South Africa during an argument over why he was not wearing a face mask in line with Covid-19 regulations. Police spokesperson Brig Motlafela Mojapelo, who confirmed the report on Friday, said the incident happened at a shopping complex in Mogwadi, Limpopo, on Thursday, September 17. “Members of the national defence force were reportedly on duty monitoring Covid-19 compliance in the area when they approached a group of people who were not wearing face masks," Mojapelo said on Friday. "When asked why they were not wearing masks, an argument allegedly ensued and one of the soldiers shot ... more
  • 2 days FG apologizes and deletes tweets about bank account owners undergoing compulsory registration after Nigerians expressed outrage Linda Ikeji
    The Federal Government of Nigeria has apologized to Nigerians on Twitter after people expressed outrage following an announcement made via the platform. The FG had announced that all account holders in financial Institutions are to undergo another compulsory registration exercise different from BVN, baring which there will be consequences (read here). The tweets asked Nigerians to pick up self-certification forms from their financial institutions, complete them, and return. The aim, the FG said, is to help "financial institutions to carry out due diligence procedures in line with the Income Tax Regulations 2019." Nigerians reacted, asking why everyone has to go to their banks again to ... more
  • 2 days Popular hotelier shot dead by unknown gunmen in Osun Linda Ikeji
    A popular hotelier named Falola Oke Olawuyi, has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Ilesha, Osun State.The proprietor of Falola Hotel and Rental Services was gunned down close to his residence around 9.30pm on Wednesday, September 16.A source who confirmed the incident on Thursday, said that the gunmen shot Oke at close range and immediately fled the scene.Spokesman of the Osun State Police Command, Yemisi has confirmed the incident. Meanwhile, friends have taken to Facebook to mourn the deceased. A close associate of the deceased, Isaac Hastrup, described late Oke as "a dogged fighter and a good ambassador" who lived an impactful ... more
  • 2 days “You’re never too old to do anything” female Doctor who had first child at 39 and won a teaching award at 61 speaks against discrimi... Linda Ikeji
    A Doctor took to Twitter to speak against discrimination based on age while revealing that she did certain things at an age considered too old. Dr Sharon Cannon wrote: "I hope you know you’re never too old to do anything. Had my daughter at 39. Earned my Ph.D. at 45. Won a teaching award at 61. Yeah—I’m that old, and I rock! Stop the bias about age—and particularly about aging women. We are wise and wonderful! "I have a couple of goals with this tweet: 1. Don't talk yourself out of trying something because of your age. 2. Don't dismiss a ... more
  • 2 days Man charged with killing and dismembering his girlfriend in Kentucky Linda Ikeji
    A Kentucky man has been charged in connection with the gruesome murder of his girlfriend who was dismembered before her body parts were hauled in suitcases all the way to south suburban Markham. Police said Melvin Martin Jr., 30, who was initially charged as a fugitive took his girlfriend’s remains on a Greyhound bus to visit family in Markham, traveling more than five hours with the body parts to the Chicago Greyhound station at 630 W. Harrison St. Markham spokesman, Michael Taylor said in a statement that Martin was arrested on Monday at the Markham Public Library after curious family members made ... more
  • 2 days White man fined for sending banana to a black customer in London pub Linda Ikeji
    A 20-year-old man has been fined for sending banana to a black customer in a Whetherspoon pub in south-east London. Louie Kincella appeared at Bexley Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, where he was found guilty of a racially aggravated offence under the Public Order Act. Kincella from Mottingham, was fined £600. He was also ordered to pay court costs of £620 and a victim surcharge of £60 following the hearing. The black customer, Mark D'arcy-Smith was drinking with a friend at The Richmal Crompton in Bromley, south-east London, when the fruit was delivered to his table. Kincella ordered the 30p banana using the pub ... more
  • 2 days Mother-of-13 who starred in TV show “Extraordinary Pregnancies” found hanged in apparent suicide after suffering personal issues Linda Ikeji
    A mother-of-13 who appeared on TV's Extraordinary Pregnancies was found dead in a woodland close to her home Worthing, West Sussex. Mandy Gardner was found dead on April 7, before being laid to rest in June at Durrington Cemetery Chapel. An inquest heard the 43-year-old had talked about self-harm shortly before her death, and a coroner ruled her death as suicide after postmortem examination found that the cause of the death was hanging.  The mother had appeared on TLC's Extraordinary Pregnancies with her husband Nathan four years ago in 2016, when they were preparing to welcome their 12th baby into the family. ... more
  • 2 days Stop wasting scarce resources — Nigerians criticize Humanitarian affairs Minister, Sadiya Farouq after she flew over Kainji dam to access impact ... Linda Ikeji
    The Minister of humanitarian affairs, Sadiya Farouq has been called out by Nigerians after her ministry shared photos from her flight across Kainji dam to access the impact of flooded banks. The photos shared on the official handle of the ministry read;  Yesterday, HM @Sadiya_farouq flew over Kainji dam for an aerial view and assessment of the impact of the flooded banks.  Reacting to the tweet, Nigerians accused Sadiya of wasting the nation's scarce resources when a drone could have done the job.  Here are tweets below;  The post Stop wasting scarce resources Nigerians criticize Humanitarian affairs Minister, Sadiya Farouq after she flew over Kainji ... more
  • 2 days Many former PDP governors can’t walk on the streets without being stoned – Oshiomhole Linda Ikeji
    Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has stated that many former Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) cannot walk freely on the streets without being stoned. Oshiomhole said this in an interview with Channels Television while recounting how he walks freely on the streets of Benin, capital of Edo state. He dared PDP Governors to do same.  He said;  “If you play back PDP mega rally, their flag off and see the reaction on when their new member entered. People are like – hired as they were, who is this?“Now look at when I entered the University of Benin ... more
  • 2 days Kogi Government writes US over Electoral Fraud Allegation Linda Ikeji
    The Kogi state government has written the United States Government over the electoral fraud allegation levelled against it and visa ban to politicians accused of masterminding electoral violence in the state.  The Yahaya Bello-led administration justified its win in the governorship election by pointing out that opposition parties failed to prove they won the election in all courts the case went through. The Kogi state government who noted that it is not challenging the visa ban in any way, however protested against US' "collateral and unwarranted interference in its political and social processes." The letter written by the Secretary to Kogi Goverment, Mrs Folashade Arike and addressed to ... more
  • 2 days Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan’s daughter Faith Edward and hubby welcome their third child Linda Ikeji
    Former President Goodluck Jonathan's daughter, Faith Edward, and her hubby, God'swill, have welcomed their third child, a boy.  Faith welcomed their bundle of joy yesterday September 17.  The proud father shared the good news on social media.''I give God almighty the praise, for the awesome gift of a bouncing baby boy. Help me welcome the new Prince of the P7 dynasty.'' Faith wrote The couple got married in 2014 and already have two children, a boy, and a girl. Congrats to them!The post Ex-president Goodluck Jonathan's daughter Faith Edward and hubby welcome their third child appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Nigerian man allegedly swindles his US-based Nigerian married love interest of over N40m, properties, and more Linda Ikeji
    A man who allegedly defrauded a US-based Nigerian woman has been taken into custody. Sylvester Ehiarinmian, 43, made love advances to Mary Ope, 40, who is married with children, promising to marry her, Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 2, AIG Ahmed Iliyasu said. The married mother naively fell into the suspect’s scam net, police said, and he allegedly swindled several millions of Naira and landed properties out of her.  The victim, who owns a farm in the FCT, Abuja, reportedly had the intention of setting up other businesses in Nigeria and she was introduced to Ehiarinmian as someone capable of providing security to ... more
  • 2 days Governor Wike pays police the N30m bounty he placed on Bobosky Linda Ikeji
    Governor Nyesom Wike has paid the police the N30 million bounty he placed on a criminal suspect popularly called Bobosky. Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Dr. Tammy Danagogo presented the N30 million cheque to Police Commissioner Joseph Mukan on behalf of the Governor in Port Harcourt yesterday September 17.  Danagogo reiterated the Wike's administration's resolution to continue working for the safety of residents of the state.  He said;  “Governor Wike will continue to stand by his words, as this is not the first time such redemption is occurring in the state. If we can recall when the governor made a promise over Don Wani, ... more
  • 2 days Farmer allegedly murders an Okada rider and sells off his motorcycle for N120,000 in Gombe (photo) Linda Ikeji
    A 37-year-old farmer, Ephraim Kadiri, pictured above, has been arrested by men of the Gombe state police command for allegedly killing an Okada rider and selling off his motorcycle in Billiri, a community in the state. The state Commissioner of Police, Shehu Maikudi, who paraded the suspect before newsmen on Thursday, September 17, said the suspect was arrested in a hotel he lodged after selling off the motorcycle. “He (Kadiri) was the one, who almost caused mayhem for us yesterday (Wednesday) in Billiri after killing a commercial motorcyclist and stealing his motorcycle. Restive youths in Billiri thought we were not doing enough ... more
  • 2 days Patience Ozokwor receives car as birthday gift from her children Linda Ikeji
    Nollywood veteran actress Patience Ozokwor got quite emotional as she received a car as a birthday present from her children.  Patience who turned 62 on September 14, broke down in tears of joy as she received the new car.  Here are photos below;  The post Patience Ozokwor receives car as birthday gift from her children appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days My world revolves around you – Annie Idibia celebrates Tuface Idibia with beautiful words on his birthday Linda Ikeji
    Annie Idibia took to Instagram to celebrate her husband, 2face Idibia on his birthday. The singer turns 45 today, September 18, and Annie marked his day by sharing a loved up video of them. She referred to him as her soul mate and promised to love him till she dies. She captioned the video: "Oh my WORLD .... H A P P Y B I R T D A Y. No need for epistle anymore! You know my world revolves around you ! The world knows ... That you are my WORLD. LYTID.  Happy Birthday My “Mine” @official2baba #myBestFriend #mysupportsystem." The post My world ... more
  • 2 days 131 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria Linda Ikeji
    131 new cases of Coronavirus were recorded in Nigeria on Thursday September 17 as confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).  A breakdown of the new cases across states in the country is as follows; Lagos-45, Kaduna-17, Plateau-1, FCT-16, Delta-6, Niger-6, Kwara-5, Oyo-3, Akwa Ibom-2, Cross River-2, Ekiti-2, Enugu-2, Osun-2, Sokoto-2, Bauchi-1, Ebonyi-1, Katsina-1, Rivers-1.  There are now 56,735 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the country and 1, 093 deaths has been recorded. 48,092 patients who recovered from the disease have also been discharged.  The post 131 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Nigeria appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Comedian Mama Tobi buys a Range Rover Linda Ikeji
    Comedian Oluwakaponeski, popularly known as Mama Tobi, took to Instagram to show off his newly-aquired Range Rover. The comedian known for dressing like a woman in iro, buba, and gele, said he bought the car a week ago after he decided to be proud of everything he has accomplished so far. He also thanked God that he didn't post the car two days ago when DJ Cuppy and her sisters showed off their new Ferraris. The post Comedian Mama Tobi buys a Range Rover appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Buhari has enough enemies, stop making more for him – Lauretta Onochie tells name droppers Linda Ikeji
    President Buhari's media aide, Lauretta Onochie has slammed name droppers who she accused of claiming to have President Buhari's backing when embarking on illegal, unconstitutional and undemocratic ventures. Lauretta who told such name droppers to stop making enemies for President Buhari, stated that the Nigerian leader has enough enemies. She insisted that Buhari will never be part of any scheme to break the law or side with anything undemocratic. The media aide tweeted;  DEAR NAME DROPPERS It's disgusting how people claim that they have Pres. Buhari's backing especially when embarking on illegal, unconstitutional and undemocratic ventures. Our President is a law-abiding Citizen of this great nation.He ... more
  • 2 days Dele Momodu shows off his sons as he celebrates his eldest’s birthday Linda Ikeji
    Dele Momodu shared new photos he took with his sons as he celebrates his eldest son on his birthday. The publisher of Ovation Magazine is seen wearing a huge smile as he is surrounded by his sons in the photo. He captioned the photo: "Happy birthday my first son OLUPEKAN MOMODU... I thank God always for gifting us such a prodigiously gifted gentleman. May God continue to bless and protect you for our family and for the benefit of mankind. The post Dele Momodu shows off his sons as he celebrates his eldest's birthday appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Chrissy Teigen accidentally reveals gender of her third baby (video) Linda Ikeji
    Chrissy Teigen accidentally did a gender reveal while addressing her fans on Instagram. The mum-of-two, who is expecting her third child, opened up on Thursday, September 17, about being on bed rest when she unexpectedly dropped the news. She began, "My placenta sucks. It's always been the bad part of my pregnancies with Luna, with Miles it just stopped feeding him, it stopped taking care of him. "I was stealing all his food because I was getting huge, but he wasn't getting big at all. He had to come out early, Luna had to come out early. I was induced both times." Talking about her ... more
  • 2 days Nigerians express outrage as FG announces on Twitter that all bank account owners are to undergo compulsory registration exercise different from BVN Linda Ikeji
    The Federal Government of Nigeria took to Twitter to inform citizens that all account holders in financial Institutions are to undergo another compulsory registration exercise different from BVN. The Nigerian Government said each individual must carry out this registration in all the various financial institutions where they have accounts. The announcement reads: "All account holders in Financial Institutions (Banks, Insurance Companies, etc) are required to obtain, complete and submit Self - Certification Forms to their respective Financial Institutions.  "Persons holding accounts in different financial institutions is required to complete & submit the form to each one of the institutions. The forms are required ... more
  • 2 days Imo governor, Uzodinma, signs new law that allows him to arrest and detain residents perpetually Linda Ikeji
    Imo State governor, Hope Uzodinma, has signed into law the Imo State Administration Of Criminal Justice Law No 2 of 2020 (ISACJL, 2020), which empowers him to arrest and detain any resident of the state for as long as he wishes. According to this law, any person detained on the orders of Uzodinma can only be released when he grants a license to the said individual. Section 484 of the Law provides: "Where any person is ordered to be detained during the Governor’s pleasure he shall notwithstanding anything in this Law or in any other written law contained be liable to ... more
  • 2 days Nigeria ranks 29th in world FIFA ranking Linda Ikeji
    The Super Eagles of Nigeria have moved up from the 31st to 29th position in the latest FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings.  In the latest rankings released by the football governing body on Thursday, Nigeria got 1493 points and are now third in Africa, with Senegal (20th) and Tunisia (26th) in first and second respectively. Algeria (35), Morocco (43), Ghana (46), Egypt (51), Cameroon (53), Mali (57) and DR Congo (57) make up the top 10 rankings of African teams. Nigeria’s last international game was a 4-2 away win against Lesotho in the 2021 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers, played in November 2019. Belgium is still ... more
  • 2 days Kingtblakhoc granted bail after being arrested for allegedly shooting porn movie in Osun shrine Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian porn star, Kingtblakhoc and his crew members have been granted bail after being arrested for allegedly shooting a porn movie at the Osun Osogbo sacred grove, a UNESCO world heritage site and the abode of Osun, the Yoruba goddess of fertility. Kingtblakhoc was arrested alongside his crew members identified as Juliet Semion, Ahmed Olasunkanmi, Adeniran Eritosin and Tunde Jimoh, after some Osun worshippers filed a complaint of him bringing porn actors and actresses from Lagos to shoot a porn movie at the groove.  They were charged to court for conduct likely to cause breach of peace and disrespect to traditional religion. Their action is ... more
  • 2 days Lilian Afegbai shows off her new car Linda Ikeji
    Nollywood actress, Lilian Afegbai has shown off the new Mercedes car she bought.  The actress who showed off her new car via an Instastory post, captioned the post "New baby is home".   The post Lilian Afegbai shows off her new car appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days BBNaija: If I wanted Nengi I would have bonded with her – Kiddwaya (videos) Linda Ikeji
    Kiddwaya has again commented on his non-relationship with Nengi following speculations of a love triangle involving him, the female housemate and Ozo.  In an interview on BBNaija unlocked, Kiddwaya admitted that he was flirty with Nengi but said that there was no romantic attraction. He said that he likes her as a friend and would never have gone for her even if Ozo wasn't in the picture.  Kidwaya further stated that if he wanted Nengi, he would have bonded with her. Here are the videos below;      View this post on Instagram         #BBNaija: If I wanted Nengi I would have bonded with her - KiddwayaA post ... more
  • 2 days Nigerian man escapes death penalty as Singapore’s Court of Appeal in rare reversal acquits him of drug trafficking 10 years after his arrest Linda Ikeji
    In a rare move, the Singapore's Court of Appeal on Thursday September 17, reversed its own decision to convict a Nigerian man of a capital drug trafficking charge, almost a decade after he was arrested and held in remand. Ilechukwu Uchechukwu Chukwudi faced a charge of trafficking almost 2kg (1,963.3g) of methamphetamine found in a black trolley bag he took with him from Nigeria into Singapore  in 2011. . On Thursday, the apex court ruled 4-1 to acquit him with Judge of Appeal Tay Yong Kwang dissenting. Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon, Senior Judge Chao Hick Tin, and Judges of Appeal Judith Prakash and ... more
  • 2 days Without thugs, APC will be beaten silly in Edo – Governor Wike Linda Ikeji
    Governor Nyesom Wike has commented on the upcoming governorship election in Edo state.  The Rivers state Governor in an interview on African Independent Television (AIT) on Thursday September 17, alleged that the All Progressives Congress (APC) is hoping to win the election by manipulating the result.  Wike who is also the chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) campaign council on Edo governorship election, stated that the APC "will be beaten silly in the governorship election" if there are no thugs spearheading electoral malpractices.  He said;  “The IG has said they will not give room to any thugs, to any miscreants, and it is our prayer ... more
  • 2 days UNILAG pro-chancellor, Wale Babalakin resigns Linda Ikeji
    Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Wale Babalakin has resigned as the pro-chancellor of the University of Lagos.  Babalakin conveyed news of his resignation in a letter dated September 15, 2020 and addressed to Adamu Adamu, the minister of education. The pro-chancellor who sent in his resignation after he was suspended by the federal government, said his decision was based on many "vested interests" asides other issues he raised.  The resignation letter read;  “I would like to thank the President of the Federal of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari for giving me the opportunity to serve as the Pro-Chancellor of the University of Lagos (the “University”) from May 2017 ... more
  • 2 days Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo fail to make UEFA’s Champions League positional awards shortlist for the first time Linda Ikeji
    Arch-rivals, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo have failed to make the final shortlist for UEFA's positional awards next month.  The awards will recognise the top performers in each at the 2019-20 Champions League campaign, and both Messi and Ronaldo missed out on the final shortlist due to their devastating Champions League campaign.  It is the first time the Barcelona and Juventus superstars failed to make the final shortlist for their position.  Champions League champions, Bayern Munich dominated the 12-man list with seven players nominated across the four categories. Bayern's star, Manuel Neuer is up for the best goalkeeper award, against PSG's Keylor Navas ... more
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