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  • 2 weeks  Super Bowl 2020: Kansas City Chiefs beat San Francisco 49ers to claim their first title in 50-years (Photos) Linda Ikeji
    American football team, Kansas City Chiefs have been crowned Super Bowl champions for 2020. The Kansas City produced an epic comeback as they overcame a 10-point deficit to stun the San Francisco 49ers 31-20, ending their 50-years wait to claim the title at Sat Super Bowl LIV which held at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on Sunday. “We never lost faith,” Mahomes said after the game. “That’s the biggest thing. Everybody on this team, no one had their head down. And we believed in each other. And that’s what we preached all year long and we had this guy [head coach Andy Reid] right ... more
  • 2 weeks Kidnapped Taraba NBA Vice Chairman released by abductors Linda Ikeji
    Vice Chairperson of Nigerian Bar Association in Taraba State, Zainab Kishimi, has regained her freedom. Kishimi, who is also a senior member of the International Federation of Female Lawyers, was abducted around 8:00pm on Friday from her residence behind Central Bank in Jalingo, the state capital; according to a close family friend.  The director of Taraba Lawyers media, who confirmed the release, said that she was freed at around 12:00am on Sunday morning.  The post Kidnapped Taraba NBA Vice Chairman released by abductors appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 weeks Nigerian, Rinsola Babajide wins Liverpool Women’s Player of the Month award Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian player, Rinsola Babajide has won the Liverpool Women's team player of the month award for the month of January, the club has announced on it's official website. Babajide, who can represent Nigeria as well as England due to her dual citizenship, started all the three matches played by Liverpool last month, scoring four goals all of which came against Blackburn Rovers Ladies in an 8-1 win.                    The 21-year-old, a natural winger who can also play as a central striker, said: “I’m really honoured to be Player of the Month and thanks to all ... more
  • 2 weeks Spanish club Real Betis confirm signing former U-17 World cup winner Lukman Zakari (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Real Betis of Spain has confirmed signing 2015 U-17 World Cup-winning defender Lukman Zakari. According to the club Zakari had signed a dear since August 2019 but paper work held up the deal. The towering defender who was an ever-present in the Golden Eaglets squad that won the World Cup five years ago, has joined on loan with an option to buy from Latvian club FS Metta.                            He helped Nigeria's Under17 team keep four clean sheets during the tournament. He hopes to perform as well as Nigerian football legends Finidi ... more
  • 2 weeks Jennifer Lopez and Shakira deliver epic Super Bowl halftime performance (photos/videos) Linda Ikeji
    Latina singers, Shakira and Jennifer Lopez headlined the Super Bowl halftime show in Miami, performing a medley of their hits. Both women made history on Sunday night as the first Latinas to lead a Super Bowl half-time performance. They wowed their audience as they gave an epic performance that's currently the subject of so many tweets.  When Shakira took the stage, dressed in a sequined, ruby-red outfit with matching boots, she greeted the stadium audience in Spanish with "Hola, Miami." She then led her team of dancers through snippets of hits such as Whenever, Wherever and Hips Don't Lie before giving way ... more
  • 2 weeks Mum who beheaded her eight-month-old baby is jailed for 25-years while accomplice is to be executed with a bullet to his head Linda Ikeji
    An evil mother who beheaded her eight-month-old baby has been jailed for 25-years, the maximum term for a woman in Belarus, while her accomplice will be executed with a bullet to the head after losing his Supreme Court appeal.The mother of the child, 26-year-old Natalya Kolb, and her friend Viktar Syarhel, 48, were drinking together at her flat in Luninets when they killed Hanna in 2018According to Metro UK, her husband Leonid, 28, came home with the couple’s other children aged four and six and saw his daughter’s severed head in a pool of blood. The child had 46 separate injuries ... more
  • 2 weeks Former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba tackled for saying Nigerians live a semi-slavery life abroad Linda Ikeji
    Former All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba was tackled on Twitter over his claim of Nigerians living abroad expressing frustration of living a semi-slavery life when they "curse Nigeria".  Adamu Garba who urged Nigerians to be proud of who they are, stated that there’s nothing outside Nigeria for Nigerians other than rejection and being treated as third-class humans. His tweets read;   He however got called out Nigerians over the mistake he made in his spelling and his ideology which some Twitter users said does not befit a presidential candidate.  See the exchanges below;  The post Former presidential aspirant, Adamu Garba tackled for saying Nigerians live ... more
  • 2 weeks Lebanese ‘human trafficker’ arrested by NAPTIP Linda Ikeji
    The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has arrested a Lebanese over his alleged involvement in the trafficking of young Nigerian girls to Lebanon for sex slavery.  NAPTIP arrested the suspect, following the revelation made by Omolola Ajayi in a viral video which LIB shared while she was in captivity.  It is expected that NAPTIP will hold a press conference on Tuesday February 4, where more details about the arrest will be provided alongside that of a baby sale deal which was foiled by officials of the agency.  The agency said in its statement;  “The Commander, NAPTIP Lagos, Daniel Atokolo will be on ... more
  • 2 weeks ‘They are unstoppable’ – Pep Guardiola concedes EPL title to Liverpool as Man. City fall 22 points behind Linda Ikeji
    Manchester City coach, Pep Guardiola has accepted defeat in his side's defence of the premier league title they won in 2019, saying he will be focusing on other competitions now, after his side were beaten 2-0 by Jose Mourinho's Tottenham on Sunday night. Steven Bergwijn scored a debut goal while Heung-min Son's scored again after Manchester City were reduced to 10 men following Oleksandr Zinchenko's red card, leaving Guardiola's side 22 points adrift of leaders Liverpool.                                                      Guardiola, ... more
  • 2 weeks “I’m naming this award Harry, because it’s coming back to the US with me!’ Prince William and Kate Middleton laugh awkwardly a... Linda Ikeji
    Prince William and Kate Middleton attended the BAFTA awards last night and they had an awkward moment where Margot Robbie made a joke about Prince Harry while accepting Brad Pitt's award. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were left laughing awkwardly after Margot Robbie made a joke about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's exit from the roles as senior royals during a BAFTA acceptance speech on behalf of Brad Pitt.  At the 73rd annual EE British Academy Film Awards at the Royal Albert Hall, Brad Pitt, 56, was named best Supporting Actor for his role in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. With ... more
  • 2 weeks Stormi Webster and Kulture hang out at Stormi’s lavish second birthday party (photos/videos) Linda Ikeji
    Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott threw their daughter, Stormi Webster a lavish 2nd birthday party and Cardi B's daughter attended with her aunt, Hennesy. Travis and Kylie built Stormi a StormiWorld amusement park, bigger than the one built for her first birthday. The elaborate party consisted of three zones: Trolls World, Frozen World, and StormiWorld. Kulture Kiari Cephas got to hang out with Stormi at the party and Cardi B and Offset shared photos and revealed that their daughter had fun. Below are photos and videos from the party.       View this post on Instagram         Kulture making some rich friends and eating all the foods at #stormiworld .Im so happy my ... more
  • 2 weeks Actress Ada ‘Slim’ Karl undergoes fibroid surgery Linda Ikeji
    Nollywood actress, Ada Karl popularly known as Ada Slim underwent a fibroid surgery in Lagos last week and is now recuperating. Ada Slim who took to Instagram to share her post-surgery photos, described fibroid as a "monster".  She wrote;  Thank you Jesus for a successful fibroid surgery Thank you my ig family for all the prayers on mypre-surgery post.No matter what you are going through in life, just know that you are not alone, we all have real life battles but pity that everybody is rich & healthy on instagram. I hope this post inspires you to be stronger and know that Joy comes in ... more
  • 2 weeks Actor Al Pacino, 79, takes a tumble on the red carpet as he arrives at the BAFTAs (Photos) Linda Ikeji
    American actor, Al Pacino, suffered an embarrassing fall as he took a tumble on the red carpet while arriving with his girlfriend Meital Dohan at the BAFTAs on Sunday evening. The screen star, 79, lost his footing as he made his way into the Royal Albert Hall, the venue for the event. Photographers captured the moment and the shock on his girlfriend's face who then quickly helped him back up with a team of event staff. Pacino was nominated for the Supporting Actor for his role as Jimmy Hoffa in gangster flick The Irishman, but lost the award to Brad Pitt, who collected the ... more
  • 2 weeks Ex-corps member allegedly refuses to be freed by Boko Haram Linda Ikeji
    Abraham Amuta, an ex-member of the National Youth Service Corps has reportedly refused an offer of being freed by Boko Haram insurgents.  Daily Trust reported that the ex-corps member from Benue State, told those who came to secure his release in Sambisa forest to go home as he has already renounced his Christian faith.  Amuta was abducted alongside a Pastor of the Living Faith Church, Moses Oyeleke and few others including a schoolgirl, Ndagiliya Ibrahim Umar in an attack coordinated by the insurgents against motorists along Gwoza road from Maiduguri on April 10, 2019. The abducted persons were on their way to Chibok to deliver humanitarian assistance before the attack.  Negotiation ... more
  • 2 weeks Nigerians fall victim to insecurity by sharing information on social media — Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami Linda Ikeji
    Nigeria's Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami has said that Nigerians fall victim to insecurity because of the information they share on social media.  The Minister wondered why Nigerians share photos of what they eat, where they live, where they work and some other vital information about their personal life on social media, as he spoke during the 29th convocation lecture of the Federal University of Technology, Minna.  Pantami stated that most Nigerians don't know the evil associated with sharing such information on social media.  He said;  “Some people when you visit their social media platform for one week, you’ll be able to know ... more
  • 2 weeks Nigerians fall victim to insecurity by sharing information on social media — Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami Linda Ikeji
    Nigeria's Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami has alleged that Nigerians fall victim to insecurity because of the information they share on social media.  The Minister wondered why Nigerians share photos of what they eat, where they live, where they work and some other vital information about their personal life on social media, as he spoke during the 29th convocation lecture of the Federal University of Technology, Minna.  Pantami stated that most Nigerians don't know the evil associated with sharing such information on social media.  He said;  “Some people when you visit their social media platform for one week, you’ll be able to know ... more
  • 2 weeks High level of compliance shows Lagosians agree with the Okada and Tricycle ban- Lagos state government Linda Ikeji
    The Lagos state government says the high level of compliance to its ban on motorcycles aka Okada and tricycles popularly known as keke Napeps, shows that residents of the state are in agreement with the ban which took effect on Saturday February 1st. In a statement released on its Facebook page, the state government said the little discomfort experienced by commuters on some routes due to the absence of motorcycles and tricycles is noted and that alternatives would soon be rolled out. Read the statement below The government of Lagos State praises motorcycle and tricycle operators for complying with the restriction from six local ... more
  • 2 weeks Kylie Jenner shares beautiful photos from her daughter Stormi Webster’s second birthday party (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Make-up mogul, Kylie Jenner, and her babydaddy, Travis Scott, went all out to celebrate their daughter Stormi Webster's second birthday in style.  The theme for the party which held on Saturday was Stormi World, and it featured fairground rides, a store, cocktails, characters from Trolls, and people dressed up as Stormi.  Kylie's famous family members were there to celebrate with her daughter. Khloe Kardashian, True Thompson, Kris Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Dream Kardashian, Kim Kardashian, North West, Saint West, Chicago West, and Psalm West were all in attendance. Stormi's father, rapper Travis Scott was also at the party.   Celebrities in attendance include Winnie Harlow, Hailey Bieber, Cardi ... more
  • 2 weeks Photos from FFK’s son, Aragorn’s 4th birthday party Linda Ikeji
    Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode and wife, Precious, threw their son, Aragorn, a party to celebrate his 4th birthday over the weekend. Aragorn is FFK's first son. The couple also have a set of triplet boys. See more photos from the birthday party below      View this post on Instagram         Photos from #FemiFaniKayode's son, Aragorn's 4th birthday party on Sunday February 2nd.A post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Feb 2, 2020 at 7:36pm PSTThe post Photos from FFK's son, Aragorn's 4th birthday party appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 weeks Abaribe’s call for Buhari to resign wasn’t necessary even though insecurity in the northeast is getting worse – Senator Ndume Linda Ikeji
    The Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Ali Ndume has struck out Senate's Minority leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe's call for President Buhari to resign over insecurity across the country even though he admitted that the security situation in the northeast is getting worse.  The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Army who appeared on Channels TV's "Sunday Politics", said there is resurgence of the insurgency in the northeast as he recalled the killings and violence recorded in his senatorial district.  Ndume disclosed that the insurgents recently launched an attack on Askira and Damboa Local Government Areas of Borno state, killing some people and also carting ... more
  • 2 weeks NYSC LGI spotted threatening corps members with cane in Rivers State (video) Linda Ikeji
    A National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Local Government Inspector was spotted in a viral video threatening some corps members including a nurisng mother with a cane in Rivers State.  The LGI backed his threat by saying it's a sin for one to provoke their seniors to anger. He added that corps members should always "move" when he is talking because if they don't he will flog them.  The identity of the NYSC official in-charge of Ikwerre Local Government area was not immediately available.  Here is the video below;       View this post on Instagram         #NYSC LGI spotted threatening Corps members with caneA post shared by Lindaikejiblog ... more
  • 2 weeks Housewife beats stepson to death in Ogun Linda Ikeji
    A 30-year-old housewife identified as Shukurat Olufowobi, has been arrested for beating her 5-year-old stepson Azeem Olufowobi to death. The resident of the Oshodi Oke area of Ogijo was arrested after members of the public notified the police of the incident. It was gathered that the boy was beaten with an object that gave him a skull injury that eventually resulted to his death.  The lady's husband was also accused of hurriedly taking the corpse of the little boy to Ajah in Lagos state where he was secretly buried.  Ogun state police spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi who confirmed the incident said;  “Information further revealed that the woman and her ... more
  • 2 weeks Toke Makinwa recreates Jennifer Lopez’s iconic Versace outfit……did she nail it? (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Toke Makinwa on Sunday February 2nd, recreated Jennifer Lopez's iconic Versace outfit she wore to close out the runway spring Versace show a Milan Fashion week in 2019. Toke wore the outfit to the Nollywood's 'A Night with the Stars' event and the theme for the event was ''Iconic''.  In a post shared on IG, Toke said she and her team decided to go for JLo's Iconic Versace look and she got her designer friend, Tolu Bally, to recreate the Versace dress. Did she nail the look? See more photos below.  The post Toke Makinwa recreates Jennifer Lopez's iconic Versace outfit......did she nail it? (photos) appeared first ... more
  • 2 weeks Mexican cartel lord El Chapo’s daughter marries ‘drug baron’s’ nephew in lavish ceremony in Mexico (Photos/Video) Linda Ikeji
    The daughter of Mexican drug lord Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman has married the nephew of another drug baron in a lavish ceremony held in the cathedral of Sinaloa's state capital Culiacan.Alejandrina Gisselle Guzman married Edgar Cazares, the nephew of Blanca Margarita Cazares, an alleged cartel money launderer on January 25, according to Mexican newspaper Reforma.   The pair reportedly -arrived in luxury armored vehicles and heavily-armed drug cartel hitmen provided security for the couple Culiacan citizens living and working around the cathedral told Reuters on Saturday that they had noticed an extravagant wedding but didn't know who the couple was.  'The church is for everyone,' ... more
  • 2 weeks Medical Doctor who lost wife to kidnappers in Kaduna, donated a police station to his community late last year Linda Ikeji
    Dr Phillip Ataga, the Kaduna-based medical doctor whose wife, Bola, was recently killed by kidnappers who abducted her and their two children from their home in Jiji, Chikun local government area of Kaduna state, had donated a police station to his community months before the unfortunate incident,  his friend and the police has revealed. Mrs Bola Ataga's body was found in a bush over the weekend after she and their two children were abducted from their home. The abductors had reportedly demanded N150 million ransom but when the family could not meet the request, they killed Bola and subsequently demanded N20 million ... more
  • 2 weeks Two police officers die in a car accident while chasing a commercial vehicle (graphic photos) Linda Ikeji
    Two police officers have died after their car crashed while they were chasing a commercial vehicle. According to reports, the officers, who were driving an official police car, chased after a Sienna carrying passengers along the Ogoni/Akwa Ibom road. In the course of the chase, the police car crashed into a bush and somersaulted. Two officers died in the crash while the Sienna zoomed off. The post Two police officers die in a car accident while chasing a commercial vehicle (graphic photos) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 weeks Man recounts the hurtful words his dad said to his mother after he built his house and how his mother reacted when the tables turned Linda Ikeji
    A Twitter user has recounted what his father said to his mother when they moved into the new house his father built. Reacting to a tweet discussing how words can hurt, @OlaminiyiB wrote: "The day we moved to our house at ayobo in 2005, my dad told my mum to look at the whole house, how big it was, then he told her that her #5 wasn't spent on the building of the house.Mum cried and went to buy a broom and waste bin so she can atleast say she owns something." He added: "This is a woman that is from a ... more
  • 2 weeks Actress Doris Ogala releases another chat, accuses Uche Elendu of pimping out pregnant women Linda Ikeji
    Doris Ogala has released another chat in which Uche Elendu was accused of pimping out pregnant women, days after she called out Elendu and her BFF Oge Okoye for allegedly snatching other people's husbands and back-stabbing their friends.  In the chat shared, Uche Elendu was accused of spiking the drink of one "Emili" who she allegedly pimped out to a man whose identity was not disclosed. Oge Okoye was also accused of knowing about the acts allegedly perpetrated by Uche Elendu.  Read the chat below;  The post Actress Doris Ogala releases another chat, accuses Uche Elendu of pimping out pregnant women appeared first on ... more
  • 2 weeks Marking his territory? Davido grabs Chioma’s breasts at his brother’s wedding Linda Ikeji
    Singer Davido was pictured with his hands on his fiancee Chioma's breast at his brother HKN's wedding in Dubai. The singer playfully stuck his tongue out as Chioma leaned into him and he placed his hands on her bosom.  The couple flew first class with their son, Ifeanyi, to dubai for the wedding.The post Marking his territory? Davido grabs Chioma's breasts at his brother's wedding appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 weeks Halsey stops her performance to call out fan who screamed her ex-boyfriend G-Eazy’s name during Miami concert (video) Linda Ikeji
    Singer Halsey stopped her performance to scold a fan who screamed out her ex-boyfriend G-Eazy's name during her show. During Halsey's Super Bowl concert in Miami last night, and as the singer was trying to hype up the crowd and jump into her next set, a fan randomly shouted out her ex-boyfriend’s name. "G Eazy!" the male fan screamed multiple times and Halsey stopped, then turned towards the source of the noise to confront the fan. Halsey is then heard saying to the fan, "If you say G-Eazy one more f--king time I will kick your ass out of this party. I will ... more
  • 2 weeks Hypo Storms Agege Abattoir to Educate Public on Coronavirus Linda Ikeji
    In a bid to further promote sustainable hygiene practices while increasing the knowledge of the masses as regards germs and diseases lurking around the environment, Hypo makers of the most affordable bleach in Nigeria organized a public sensitization program on the spread of coronavirus at the major Abattoir Market in Lagos State.During the public Sensitization programme at Agege Abattoir Market, The Hypo team urged the meat dealers, marketers as well as the entire public to ensure to always keep their spaces clean to ward off all germs which the ordinary eyes cannot accurately detect. Most importantly the meat dealers were ... more
  • 2 weeks Porn Star, Jesse Jane arrested for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend Linda Ikeji
    39-year-old porn star, Jesse Jane has been arrested for allegedly punching her boyfriend in the face and biting his hand.  Jane was arrested in Moore, Oklahoma on charges of domestic violence after the policemen who were called in found her boyfriend with a bleeding left eye and a bite mark on his left hand on Wednesday January 29.  Recounting how the incident occurred, Jesse's boyfriend said they were drinking the previous night after which he woke to see the famous porn star throwing his medication she claimed were steroids in the trash. He accused Jesse of attacking him after he confronted her.  The porn star on ... more
  • 2 weeks BBNaija winner, Mercy Eke, flaunts her massive butt in sexy photo Linda Ikeji
    Mercy Eke, winner of BBNaija 2019, showed off her butt in this sexy photo she shared on Instagram today February 2nd.  The post BBNaija winner, Mercy Eke, flaunts her massive butt in sexy photo appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 weeks Seven injured after cooking gas explosion in Anambra Linda Ikeji
    A tragic incident occurred today February 2, as seven people sustained varying degrees of injuries after a cooking gas explosion in a storey building located at No 23 Emmanuel Church road, Inland town Onitsha, Anambra State.  The building was razed down by fire after a gas cooker recently procured exploded while being used for the first time at about 10:30am.  Anambra State Police spokesperson, Haruna Mohammed who confirmed the incident gave the names of victims of the incident as Nonso Okafor ‘m’, Nkechi Chinyere Okafor ‘f,’ Chisoba Okafor ‘m’, Ebuka Okafor ‘m’, Nwabuchi Chukwutor ‘m’, Chialuka Nwabuchi ‘m’ and Ifeoma Nwabuchi ‘f’.  The statement read in parts;  “The Fire ... more
  • 2 weeks Pastor Adeboye reacts to US visa restrictions on Nigerians Linda Ikeji
    Pastor Enoch Adeboye, the general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, has reacted to the visa restrictions placed on Nigerians by the United States government. Recall that on Friday January 31st, the Trump administration, imposed visa restrictions on Nigerians and five other countries. Read here. Speaking during his church's monthly thanksgiving service, Pastor Adeboye said ''There was a time when the Naira was almost equal to the pounds sterling, people were rushing in to Nigeria, from India, from Ghana from all over but now, governments are saying we will not even be allowing Nigerians to come.'' The clergyman thereafter led his congregations to pray for ... more
  • 2 weeks ‘Manchester United move is a dream come true’ – Odion Ighalo says as he touches down in Manchester (Video) Linda Ikeji
    Manchester United latest signing, Odion Ighalo, has touched down in Manchester after sealing a last-gasp Deadline Day loan move to join the red devils from Chinese Super League side, Shanghai Shenhua. The Nigerian international and former Watford striker arrived at Manchester Airport on Sunday morning and said his move to Manchester United is a dream come true. Speaking to Sky Sports News upon his arrival, Ighalo, who is a Man.United fan said: "It's a dream come true because since I was a kid I followed and dreamt of Manchester United." "But it is a reality now. I cannot say much more now until ... more
  • 2 weeks #Adekani: Davido’s brother, Adewale Adeleke and Kani hold their white wedding in Abu Dhabi (Photos/Videos) Linda Ikeji
    The white wedding of Davido's brother, Adewale Adeleke and Kani is currently ongoing in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates.  Recall that the couple held their traditional wedding ceremony in Kano's hometown in Calabar, Cross River State on December 13, 2019.  The couple's white wedding was attended by family, friends and loved ones. Here are some photos and videos from the event below;      View this post on Instagram         #Adekani: #Davido’s brother, Adewale Adeleke and Kani hold their white wedding in Abu Dhabi, UAE’s capitalA post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) on Feb 2, 2020 at 7:31am PSTThe post #Adekani: Davido's brother, Adewale Adeleke and Kani ... more
  • 2 weeks Suspected suicide bomber apprehended at Bishop Oyedepo’s church in Kaduna (photos) Linda Ikeji
    The Kaduna state police command has arrested a 30-year-old suspected suicide bomber at the Sabon Tasha branch of the Living Faith Church aka Winners chapel owned by popular clergyman, Bishop David Oyedepo. The spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Yakubu Sabo, who confirmed this to LIB, said he would be releasing an official press statement soon. According to reports, the suspected suicide bomber was caught on the church's CCTV camera entering the church auditorium with a bag. The security officers who became suspicious, accosted him after he had sat down. They searched his bag and found the explosive. The police was alerted and he was ... more
  • 2 weeks Osinbajo holds thanksgiving service to mark one year of surviving helicopter crash in Kogi (photo/video) Linda Ikeji
    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo today Februrary 2nd, had a thanksgiving at the Aso Villa chapel to celebrate one year of surviving a helicopter crash in Kogi state. Recall that on the 2nd of February 2019, the Vice President and his team, 11 of them, narrowly escaped death after the helicopter they flew in to Kogi state for a political campaign, crashed in Kabba, Kogi state. Speaking at the thanksgiving service, the Vice President said “I think that what happened on that occasion was so amazing, so miraculous; 12 of us in a helicopter. The helicopter crashed and not one scratch on anyone of us. That’s ... more
  • 2 weeks Novak Djokovic defeats Dominic Thiem to win his 17th Grand Slam at Australian Open final (Photos) Linda Ikeji
    Novak Djokovic has won his 17th grand slam title and record-extending eighth Australian Open title after defeating world No. 4 Dominic Thiem on Sunday.  The Serbian professional tennis star produced a comeback win against his Austrian opponent in an enthralling 6-4 4-6 2-6 6-3 6-4 victory after three hours, 59 minutes on Rod Laver Arena.The win for Djokovic, now makes him World. No 1 and the first man in the Open Era to win a grand slam title in three decades. He has also taken his Grand Slam tally to 17, and he is two away from Rafael Nadal and three away ... more
  • 2 weeks Abducted Seminarian found dead in Kaduna Linda Ikeji
    Nnadi Michael, a Seminarian who was abducted alongside 3 of his colleagues by gunmen who stormed their hostel in Kaduna State on January 9, 2020 has been found dead.  Confirming the death of the Seminarian following his abduction by gunmen wearing military uniforms, Registrar of the seminary Reverend Father Joel Usman said Nnadi's corpse was found in a bush..  The statement released last night reads;  This is to inform all our friends and well wishers that the remaining abducted seminarian has been found dead."Thank you very much for your prayerful support.  Let us keep praying for Nigeria." Also serving an update on the abduction, the Kaduna State Police ... more
  • 2 weeks Nigerian A-list female entertainers will never be feminists because they sleep with their managers – OAP Fola Linda Ikeji
    Media personality, Fola Folayan has weighed in on the conversation of Nigerian female entertainers being feminists.  The Smooth FM OAP stated that Nigerian female entertainers are likely not to be feminists because the industry is structured in way that leaves them pandering men to be given opportunities.  Fola also alleged that some A-list Nigerian female entertainers sleep with the managers who decide the content of their music, what they wear and how they speak in public. Read her tweets below;   The post Nigerian A-list female entertainers will never be feminists because they sleep with their managers - OAP Fola appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 weeks Twitter user recounts how he walked away from his mother, 2 weeks after his father’s death Linda Ikeji
    A Nigerian Twitter user took to the platform to narrate how he walked away from his mother, two weeks after his father's death.  According to @OdeleyeWole, he took the decision due to the hurtful things his mother said to him at that time.  The Twitter user who said he rarely talks to his mother over 4 years after he took the decision, stated that he will never allow anyone talk to him in a manner that diminishes his self esteem. Read his tweets below;  The post Twitter user recounts how he walked away from his mother, 2 weeks after his father's death appeared first on Linda ... more
  • 2 weeks Overhaul the nation’s security infrastructure – Pastor Adeboye tells FG as he leads RCCG members in prayer walk against killings and insec... Linda Ikeji
    The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG) Pastor Enoch Adeboye this afternoon led members of his church in a prayer walk against killings and insecurity across the country.  Before leading his church's members for the prayer walk, Pastor Adeboye led his congregation on prayers for the peace and security of the country at his church’s monthly Thanksgiving Service.  He said;  “Lord, have mercy on Nigeria. Let there be peace and security in Nigeria. God sees all things and knows where the terrorists are hiding, we pray that God sends His light to Nigeria and expose the evildoers in the country.“After the service, ... more
  • 2 weeks Footballer Kyle Walker dumped by mother of his children after fling with reality TV star Linda Ikeji
    Manchester City star, Kyle Walker, as reportedly been dumped by the mother of his three children after his alleged affair with a reality TV star.According to the Star, his partner of 10 years, Annie Kilner (pictured right) has moved on from Walker, 29, following his fling with Ex On The Beach star Laura Brown.The couple had recently got back together in an attempt to work on their relationship work, but Annie, 27, has now changed her Instagram bio to "Single mummy to my 3 angels." In May 2019, reality star, Laura Brown told friends she felt exploited by the Manchester City ... more
  • 2 weeks Actress Rae Dawn says she slept with singer Mick Jagger when she was 15 after he seduced her  Linda Ikeji
    Canadian-American actress, Rae Dawn has claimed she slept with English singer, Mick Jagger when she was underage.  The Color Purple star, 58, alleged that The Rolling Stones star, now 76, seduced her when she was just 15-years-old while he was still married to his first wife Bianca Jagger. Speaking to Daily Mail, Rae said they met when they were both in New York in 1977, and they spent the night together, but Mick didn't know how old she was and didn't ask. Rae said: “He wasn’t that much older than me in my brain. He was 33 and young and gorgeous with a nice ... more
  • 2 weeks DELSU final year student drown in river, friends flee after incident Linda Ikeji
    A final year student of Delta State University, Precious Omordia has been confirmed dead after drowning in Okotie river.  The sad incident occurred yesterday around 1:30pm when he went to swim in the river with three friends (a boy and two girls). It was gathered that the deceased's friends fled the scene of the incident without seeking help.  A search which was launched after his hostel mates got worried over his whereabouts, led to the discovery of the corpse of the final year student of physiology in the river. The father of the deceased was notified before Omordia's corpse was retrieved and taken to Agbor.  Friends of ... more
  • 2 weeks Josh2Funny set to host his first comedy show ‘All of me’ at Eko hotel Linda Ikeji
     Ace comedian Josh2funny is set to host his first comedy show at Eko hotel on the 2nd of February 2020 by 6pm. The show will be featuring lots of comedians like, Lasisi Elenu, Charles Okocha, Nedu,Kenny Blaq, Destalker, Akpororo, Ajebo, funnybone and many more also feauturing raves from Old and new Skool. Tickets are sold for, 5k Regular, 10k vip, 1 million Table, 2 million premium.  Tickets are available at www.ariiyatickets.com, www.nairabox.com and all Ebano supermarket, Tickets will also be sold at the venue. Proudly sponsored by Middlechase, Malta guinness.The post Josh2Funny set to host his first comedy show All of me at ... more
  • 2 weeks Dolapo Badmus denies saying men can sue women who refuse to come to their house after sending transport fare Linda Ikeji
    Zone 2 Police Public Relations Officer, Dolapo Badmus has debunked report of her saying that men can sue women who refuse coming to their house after sending transport fare.  The report alleged that she said the lawsuit is backed by Act 29:Section 132 of the criminal code and can attract a 5 year imprisonment sentence.  However in an Instagram post, Dolapo Badmus dissociated herself from the report and further described it as a "false statement".  She wrote;   Disclaimer!!! MY ATTENTION HAS BEEN DRAWN TO THIS FALSE STATEMENT CIRCULATING PURPORTEDLY FROM ME! I DID NOT AT ANY POINT MAKE THIS STATEMENT AND IN MY USUAL CHARACTER IF ... more
  • 2 weeks Vietnam bans all flights to and from China over coronavirus Linda Ikeji
    Vietnamese Government on Saturday announced that it will be suspending all flights to and from China over the coronavirus epidemic.  Announcing a public health emergency, Vietnam's government also said it would stop issuing visas for foreign nationals who had been in China in the past two weeks. Permits granted for flights between Vietnam and China, including Hong Kong and Macau as well as self-ruled Taiwan which China claims as its territory, have been revoked until further notice.  However shortly after the statement was released, Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry said it had spoken to the Vietnamese government and had the ban on flights to the island lifted. Recall that the United ... more
  • 2 weeks Singer Keke Wyatt shares adorable photo of her newborn son, Ke’Riah Linda Ikeji
    American R&B singer, Keke Wyatt, became a mother for the tenth time when she welcomed a son with her husband, Zackariah Darring earlier this month. The 37-year-old took to Instagram to share an adorable new photo of her son, Ke'Riah. She wrote: 'Finally caught him with his eyes open.'      View this post on Instagram         Finally caught him with his eyes openA post shared by Keke Wyatt (@keke_wyatt) on Feb 1, 2020 at 2:19pm PST This is her first child with her current husband Zackariah Darring. The singer also shares six children with her ex-husband Rahman Morton, welcoming them between 2000 and 2009, and three children with Michael Ford, ... more
  • 2 weeks US Congress to nullify visa ban on Nigeria and others Linda Ikeji
    Speaker of US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi on Saturday February 1, slammed President Donald Trump over the addition of Nigeria and 5 other countries to US travel ban list.  Pelosi stated that Trump Administration’s expansion of the travel ban list is outrageous, threatens security, values and the rule of law in the North-American country.  In her statement, the House Speaker said they will be passing a “no ban act” against the immigrant visa ban to prohibit religious discrimination in America's immigration system, and also limit the President’s ability to impose such restrictions she described as "biased and bigoted".  Pelosi's statement read;   “The Trump Administration’s expansion of its outrageous, un-American ... more
  • 2 weeks Supermodel Jourdan Dunn announces her engagement with dazzling ‘£22,000’ diamond ring (Photos) Linda Ikeji
    English supermodel and actress, Jourdan Dunn, has announced her engagement to a mystery man.  The 29-year-old mother of one took to Instagram to share a romantic picture of herself rocking a dazzling '£22,000' diamond ring and hinted that she would be taking the last name Hamilton. Captioning the photo of her ring-clad hand being held by her husband-to-be, Jourdan wrote: 'Jourdan Dunn Hamilton ....... has a nice ring to it!'      View this post on Instagram         Jourdan Dunn Hamilton ....... has a nice ring to it! A post shared by Jourdan Dunn (@jourdandunn) on Feb 1, 2020 at 9:59am PST The supermodel who has never revealed the ... more
  • 2 weeks Philippines records first coronavirus death outside China Linda Ikeji
    Philippines on Sunday February 2, announced the first coronavirus death outside China and two new cases of the flu-like virus.  The deceased is said to be a 44-year-old Chinese man from Wuhan in Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak. Philippines Health Ministry said the Chinese man developed severe pneumonia after being admitted to a government hospital in Manila on January 25. He is also the companion of a 38-year-old Chinese woman who is from Wuhan and the first to test positive for the virus in the Philippines. Rabindra Abeyasinghe, the World Health Organization representative to the Philippines told newsmen;  "This is the first reported death outside China/"However, we need to take ... more
  • 2 weeks Church shooting after a funeral leaves at least two dead and multiple people injured in Florida Linda Ikeji
    Two people have been killed and two others injured in a shooting that took place after a funeral at a Florida church on Saturday, January 1.  The shooting occurred just after 2:30 pm at the conclusion of a funeral, which was held at Victory City Church in Riviera Beach.  According to Mail Online, a boy, 15, and an unidentified man were pronounced dead at the scene. A woman and a juvenile were also shot and rushed to a local hospital. They are both believed to be in a stable condition.      NBC reported that the shooter fired 13 rounds before fleeing the scene.  Tywuante ... more
  • 2 weeks Coronavirus: China slams US after Trump bans foreign nationals who have travelled to China from entering the US Linda Ikeji
    The Chinese government has slammed the US' decision to ban people who have been in China for the last two weeks from travelling into the country from China in order to stop the coronavirus disease from spreading .                            Following the coronavirus outbreak worldwide, which the World Health Organization has labelled a global emergency, as the disease has already killed 259 people in China, infected thousands world wide, with 8 cases already recorded in the US, Trump's administration on Friday decided to ban all flights from China to the ... more
  • 2 weeks There’s nothing more threatening to life than living in Nigeria – Peter Obi Linda Ikeji
    Former Governor of Anambra State and Vice Presidential Candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Peter Obi has described Nigeria as the biggest threat to one's life.  In an interview with ThisDay, Peter Obi who was asked if he has faced a near-death experience said;  “What is more threatening to someone than living in Nigeria? We live under constant threats here.” Recounting how he got into business, the former Governor said it came to him naturally as he disclosed that he was born with a "silver spoon" before the civil war took it from them after his father's death.  Obi ... more
  • 2 weeks Pamela Anderson and Jon Peters split after being married for 12 days Linda Ikeji
    52-year-old Pamela Anderson and her 74-year-old husband Jon Peters, have gone their separate ways after being married for just 12 days.  The Hollywood Reporter (THR) shared news of the couple's abrupt split barely two weeks after it reported their secret nuptials earlier this month in Malibu, California which was attended by members of their family including her sons with ex Tommy Lee, Brandon and Dylan, along with Jon’s daughters and his ex-wife.   The actress in a statement which confirmed their split, asked for ‘support’ from fans. It read; “I have been moved by the warm reception to Jon and my union. We would be very grateful for your support as we take some time apart ... more
  • 2 weeks Singer, Brandy who was Kobe Bryant’s High school prom date, speaks out on his death Linda Ikeji
    Almost a week after Basketball legend Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash alongside his daughter, Gianna, and 8 others, singer Brandy has now come out to send her condolences to the family of Kobe. Kobe and Brandy were friends while he was still alive and she was his former prom when she was much younger. Brandy's friendship with Bryant dates back to the 1990s, when she confessed to an interview that they once went to prom together.            'He'll always be my date," Brandy said in the 1996 Entertainment today interview. The 40 year old singer has now ... more
  • 2 weeks Rapper sentenced to 99 years in prison for paying hitman to murder his mum so he could have access to her accounts Linda Ikeji
    A Chicago rapper who hired a hit man to murder his own mum so that he can have access to her bank accounts and life insurance, has been sentenced to 99 years in prison. The rising rapper, Qaw’mane Wilson AKA “Young QC” was on Friday found guilty of the murder-for-hire last year, and sentenced to spend the rest of his life behind bars. The gunman, Eugene Spencer, was sentenced to 100 years. Cook County Judge Stanley Sacks who jailed the men said: “The word is ‘matricide,’ meaning murder of one’s own mother, is a big offense. In 2012, Wilson, who was the only child of her mother hired ... more
  • 2 weeks Gary Neville slams Man Utd’s “desperate” deadline day signing of Odion Ighalo Linda Ikeji
    Ighalo was signed by Manchester United during the last hours before the January transfer window shut on Friday night, much to the surprise of football fans, as they expected a much more stellar name like Edison Cavani following Marcus Rashford's aggravated back injury.                                On the last day of the transfer window, United attempted to sign Bournemouth ace Joshua King, which failed, before making enquires for Danny Ings and Teemu Pukki - which were both rejected.The club then had to settle for  former Watford striker Odion Ighalo,  According to ... more
  • 2 weeks Kidnapped wife of Kaduna-based doctor found dead Linda Ikeji
    The wife of a Kaduna-based doctor, Philip Ataga has been found dead barely 7 days after she was kidnapped alongside her two kids.  The deceased who was abducted after gunmen broke into their home at Juji community in Chikun local government area of the state, was reportedly killed over the failure of her husband to pay a N150m ransom.  Speaking to The Cable, a source close to the family said;  “The bandits killed Mrs. Ataga, dumped her corpse and called her husband and directed him to pick the corpse at a particular location.“Her corpse was picked and deposited at the mortuary at the ... more
  • 2 weeks 5 Abuja residents arrested over false claim of contracting coronavirus (photo) Linda Ikeji
    Five Abuja residents have been arrested and paraded by the police in the Federal Capital Territory for invading the Wuse General Hospital with false claims of having contracted Coronavirus. The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Anjuguri Manza, who paraded the five suspects before newsmen, gave their names as Peggy Shandi (M), Abayomi Adedoyin (M), David Gold Enemigin (M) Priscilla AJesola (F) and Jacob Oji (M). According to Manza, the suspects claimed to be playing out a script about the virus without the knowledge or authorization of the relevant authorities of the FCTA. Vanguard reports that the alleged pranksters had reportedly gone to the Wuse District ... more
  • 2 weeks Stop the rumor mongering- Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s aide shuts down viral reports of Coronavirus in Lagos state Linda Ikeji
    Senior Special Assistant to Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Health, Oreoluwa Finnih, has dismissed rumors that the Coronavirus is now in Lagos state. Social media was awash with the false report that the virus has finally found its way to Lagos state. Finnih via her twitter handle dismissed the rumor. According to her, a Nigerian man who arrived Lagos from China two days ago, has been tested and found not to be showing any of the symptoms of a person with the virus. She said the man has since been advised to quarantine himself for 14 days. Read what she wrote below. The post Stop ... more
  • 2 weeks I was thrown into an underground cell — Shehu Sani speaks after detention Linda Ikeji
    Shehu Sani has opened up on his ordeal while being detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over allegation of extorting the Chairman of ASD Motors, Alhaji Sani Dauda of $25,000 which he allegedly promised to give to Chief Justice of Nigeria Ibrahim Muhammad to influence some pending cases in court, and also to the acting Chairman of the anti-graft agency, Ibrahim Magu.  The former Senator who was released on Thursday, said his incarceration for 30 days in EFCC's jail was unfair, unjust and a clear breach of his fundamental rights.  Sani insisted that he was framed as he alleged that he was placed in the ... more
  • 2 weeks Lassa Fever kills one in Kaduna, another new case confirmed Linda Ikeji
    The Kaduna State Government has confirmed the death of a Lassa fever patient, a week after the death of its first victim.  In a statement issued on Saturday February 1 by the State's Commissioner for Health Dr Amina Mohammed-Baloni, it was gathered that the new case is a 34-year-old man who is already being treat at the Infectious Disease Control Centre. Baloni said out of a total of suspecyed 23 cases,15 turned out negative while six test samples are still pending. 40 people who were in contact with the cases are being monitored and none has shown any symptoms. The statement reads in part;  “The new confirmed case is a ... more
  • 2 weeks Man slumps and dies at bustop in Lagos (video) Linda Ikeji
    A woman was inconsolable this morning after a man said to be her husband, slumped and reportedly died at Ojota bustop in Lagos state. Twitter user who witnessed the sad incident, wroteThe man on ground died on transit this morning upon his arrival with his wife at Ojota bus stop, Lagos. Cause of death unknown. This Life Watch the video below The man on ground died on transit this morning upon his arrival with his wife at Ojota bus stop, Lagos.Cause of death unknown.This Life ‍ pic.twitter.com/XtijqUt8dF— E B I T U™ (@EbituPromise) February 1, 2020The post Man slumps and dies at bustop ... more
  • 2 weeks LASTMA official allegedly commits suicide Linda Ikeji
    An official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency (LASTMA) has reportedly committed suicide. The deceased identified simply as Akinde was found dangling on a tree where he hung himself at Opebi near the popular Adebola House.  While some social media users alleged that Akinde was battling with mental illness, others claimed he wasn't happy with his redeployment from Alausa.  Corpse of the deceased was retrieved by the Lagos State Ambulance Service and deposited at the mortuary of IDH Hospital in Yaba. The post LASTMA official allegedly commits suicide appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 weeks Imo Judgement: PDP accuses APC of attempting to influence Supreme court Linda Ikeji
    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the ruling party, APC, of making attempts to sway the Supreme Court to jettison the demand by Nigerians for a judicial review and reversal of the judgment on the Imo state governorship election. The apex court in a unanimous judgement delivered on January 14th, annulled the election of Emeka Ihedioha and instated Hope Uzodinma as the governor of the state. In a statement released this evening by its spokesperson, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party cautioned the APC to end its blackmail and lobbying on the corridors of the judiciary with the view to influence the Supreme ... more
  • 2 weeks Container-laden truck kills woman in Lagos Linda Ikeji
    A yet-to-be identified woman lost her life at the Ojota area of Lagos State today February 1st after a Mack container-laden truck crashed under the bridge. The container on the truck fell off the truck and trapped three victims, including the woman who reportedly died on the spot. Men of the Lagos state Emergency Management Agency were able to rescue the male victims trapped under the container. They were taken to the nearest Trauma center for medical care while the remains of the deceased was deposited at the morgue. See more photos from the scene of the incident below.    The post Container-laden truck kills woman in Lagos ... more
  • 2 weeks What you saw today is a result of deep forgiveness – Ubi Franklin writes after meeting his 4th child for the first time Linda Ikeji
    Ubi Franklin shared a cryptic post just after meeting his 4th child, Ariella for the first time after  months of being at loggerheads with her mother, Sandra Iheuwa.  The music executive in his Instagram post stated that the most difficult thing to do is to forgive. He added that he wants his followers to know that what they saw today is as a result of "deep forgiveness".   Recall that Ubi Franklin and Sandra Iheuwa were enmeshed in a public showdown just before she welcomed their daughter. She accused the music executive and businessman of allegedly refusing to pay back the money she borrowed him and also ... more
  • 2 weeks Buhari takes action over addition of Nigeria into US travel ban list Linda Ikeji
    President Buhari has finally taken action over the addition of Nigeria in US travel ban list alongside 5 other countries.  In tweets shared on the Nigerian Presidency's official Twitter handle, it was gathered that a committee chaired by the Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, has been constituted to study and address updated U.S requirements relating to the assessment of compliance with certain security criteria by foreign governments. The Nigerian government also reiterated its commitment to maintaining productive relations with the United States and other international allies especially on matters of global security. The statement read;  Pres.@MBuhari has established a committee, to be Chaired by the Minister of Interior, to ... more
  • 2 weeks Coronavirus: UK withdraws some staff from China embassy Linda Ikeji
    The United Kingdom is withdrawing some staff from its embassy and consulates in China due to the coronavirus outbreak as confirmed in a statement released on Saturday February 1.  The statement added that essential staff needed to continue critical work will remain in the country. UK authorities however noted that the ability of the British Embassy and Consulates to provide assistance to British nationals within China may be limited if the health condition in the country deteriorates further.  The statement reads in part;  “As of 31 January, some staff and dependants from the British Embassy and Consulates are being withdrawn from China. Essential staff needed to ... more
  • 2 weeks Lagos woman Reveals Natural treatment that Reverses Glaucoma, Cataracts, Blurry vision and Improve Vision in few weeks without eyedrops or surgery Linda Ikeji
    This is a sponsored post...Glaucoma. Cataracts. Blurry vision. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Myopia.  If not detected and treated early, these are vision problems in the elderly that could lead to partial or complete vision loss.I understand how it feels because I was once in your shoes. My name is Mrs. Rita, and for several years, I used to battle eye problems that made me had blurry, unclear and poor vision.After trying several eye drops and glasses for over 3 years, I noticed that instead of improving, my eye condition had worsened.After an eye exam, I was diagnosed with glaucoma in the right eye.You see, when ... more
  • 3 weeks Coronavirus: Chinese government urges no weddings, short funerals to contain virus Linda Ikeji
    The Chinese Government has banned couples from getting married on lucky date, tomorrow. February 2 is considered a lucky date for wedding ceremonies this year because the sequence of numbers '02022020' is a palindrome, meaning it reads the same backwards as forwards. But following the coronavirus outbreak which has claimed the lives of 259 people with the total number of cases at 11,946 worldwide, the wedding ceremonies this year have been cancelled.  'Where marriage registrations have been announced or promised for February 2 this year, you are advised to cancel it and explain the situation to others,' a civil affairs ministry statement said.  The ... more
  • 3 weeks 60,000 ghost workers in FG payroll uncovered by IPPIS – Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Isa Ali Pantami Linda Ikeji
    The Minister of Communication and Digital Economy,  Dr. Isa Ali Pantami has announced that the implementation of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) has uncovered 60,000 ghost workers in Federal government payroll. Pantami disclosed this at the 29th convocation lecture of the Federal University of Technology, Minna in Niger state titled ‘Datification of social economic and security issues in producing and using public and private data in Nigeria.' The Minister who expressed determination of the federal government to set the record straight on corruption in Nigeria, further revealed that N24 billion has been saved since the government began the implementation of the Treasury Single Account (TSA). He also stated that the ... more
  • 3 weeks Nigeria Immigration nabs 5 stowaways inside vessel en route Spain Linda Ikeji
    Five stowaways aboard a vessel en route Las Palmas in Spain, have been arrested by the Lagos Seaport Command of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS).  The suspects were discovered in the vessel when it was about 156 nautical miles off Lagos shoreline.  In a statement released by NIS spokesman Sunday James, Comptroller of the Command Olubushola Fashakin cautioned desperate youths from “embarking on “risky adventures”. Nigerian youths were also urged to think twice before embarking on unwarranted travels by all means. The arrested suspects have been handed over to the Port Police Command (PPC)The post Nigeria Immigration nabs 5 stowaways inside vessel en route Spain appeared first on ... more
  • 3 weeks Patience Jonathan’s cousin arrested for attempted murder of ex-lover Linda Ikeji
    Mr. Victor Oba said to be cousin of former first lady Patience Jonathan, has been arrested by the Bayelsa State Police Command over the attempted murder of his ex-lover, Seigha Atia. The suspect who is reportedly the manager of the former first lady’s hotel 'Aridolf Hotels and Spar', reportedly knocked down the lady with his Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV), damaged her leg beyond treatment and left her for dead.  Recounting how the incident occurred, Atia whose leg will reportedly be amputated said Oba attacked her after she called off their relationship.   She told The Nation;  “On the day of the incident, we had an argument and he called me and ... more
  • 3 weeks Police arrest 12 members of gang that kidnap kids for sale Linda Ikeji
    12 members of a child trafficking gang have been arrested by operatives of the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team (IRT).  6 kids were rescued from the suspects following their arrest in differents states including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).  One of the suspects and a mother of two, Ebony stole several kids from their homes in Abia, Enugu and Edo states with her lover Emmanuel Onyekwere and in turn sold them to their buyers some of whom were identified as Blessing Nwankwo, Chioma Nike and one Onwa for N250, 000 and 450,000. The couple were busted after stealing two kids from Tunga Maji and Gwagwa areas of ... more
  • 3 weeks Don’t punish Nigerians for the failure of Buhari’s government – Atiku pleads with Trump on addition of Nigeria to visa ban list Linda Ikeji
    Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has reacted to the addition of Nigeria to US visa ban list alongside 5 other countries.  The former Presidential candidate of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) who expressed sadness over the development, said the ban does not take into account the pro-American sentiments of the Nigerian public even though he understands that the decision was taken due to failure of the Buhari-led administration to share information and to address issues of terrorism.  Atiku urged the US government to consider the history of US-Nigerian relationships and to adopt measures that individually target those in government who have failed in their duties, rather than ... more
  • 3 weeks Nigerians react to Teni’s views on feminism and marriage proposal Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian singer, Teni ignited a Twitter storm with her view on feminism and marriage proposal.  Teni in her tweet said feminists hold on to their ideologies till it's time for a man to go down on one knee to propose to them. She added that there's nothing wrong with a lady proposing to her man.  She tweeted;  Y’all are feminists till it’s time to bend on one knee to ask a man to marry you! Aren’t we equal?Btw it’s not wrong for a woman to propose to her man!  Her tweets sparked off mixed reactions and here are some comments below; The post Nigerians react ... more
  • 3 weeks Comedian, AY and wife celebrate their daughter on her birthday Linda Ikeji
    Comedian, AY and his wife, Mabel are celebrating their daughter, Michelle, who turned a year older today.  Proud father, AY shared the adorable family photo above and wrote; 'A virtuous daughter is one of the greatest achievements in any Dad’s life. Having a good and beautiful daughter is the greatest gift of life. Happy Birthday, Michelle Adeola Makun. You're great in all aspects of life. May God continue to bless you.'      View this post on Instagram         A virtuous daughter is one of the greatest achievements in any Dad’s life. Having a good and beautiful daughter is the greatest gift of life. Happy Birthday Michelle ... more
  • 3 weeks You are the best and greatest thing that has ever happened to me- FFK celebrates his son, Aragorn as he turns a year older Linda Ikeji
    Femi Fani-Kayode is very excited today as his first son, Aragorn, tuns four years old. Posting new photos on his Facebook page, the former Minister of Aviation described Aragorn as the best and greatest thing that has ever happened to him. He wroteHappy birthday to my son and my pride, Prince Joshua Oluwafemi Emmanuel Lotana Aragorn Fani-Kayode.Four years ago today the Lord blessed me with a wonderful gift and that gift was you. He brought you into my world and with you came joy, peace, love, blessings, hope, strength, favour and inspiration. Simply put you are the best and greatest thing ... more
  • 3 weeks El Chapo’s Sinaloa Cartel is the greatest criminal drug threat to the U.S – US Drug Enforcement Agency reveals Linda Ikeji
    The Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) has disclosed that Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel is the greatest criminal threat to the United States despite its notorious leader Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán serving a life sentence.  In its 2019 National Drug Threat Assessment report released on Thursday, the Drug Enforcement Agency found that the criminal syndicate, founded in 1988, 'maintains the most expansive footprint in the United States'. The study found that El Chapo's old cartel is among the Mexican groups that pose 'the greatest criminal drug threat to the United States' and that there are no other organizations in the distance that are 'positioned to challenge ... more
  • 3 weeks Princess Love confirms that she and Ray J are “not together” Linda Ikeji
    Despite welcoming a son just a month ago, it appears Ray J and Princess Love have not put their marital issues behind them. Princess Love just revealed in a question and answer session with fans that she and Ray J are "not together right now ". The Instagram follower asked Princess Love: "Are you and Ray J still together?" And Princess Love responded: "Not right now…..Right now we are just focused on the kids."  Recall that in November 2019, just weeks before their son Epik Norwood was born, the couple had a fight after Princess Love accused Ray J of abandoning her and their daughter ... more
  • 3 weeks Ubi Franklin pictured with his 4th child, Ariella Linda Ikeji
    Ubi Franklin is pictured above with his last child, Ariella, born by Sandra Iheuwa. Ubi and Sandra have finally made peace after he initially denied being responsible for her pregnancy. The music executive met with Ariella for the first time in Abuja yesterday, January 31st and spent the whole day with her. He is also said to be financially responsible for her needs as well. The post Ubi Franklin pictured with his 4th child, Ariella appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 3 weeks Official : Manchester United confirm signing Odion Ighalo from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua Linda Ikeji
    Manchester United have finally confirmed the £3million loan signing of Odion Ighalo from Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua, as United see him as a short-term fix to striker problems following Marcus Rashford's injuries. United sealed the shock deal late on Friday evening on deadline day for the former Watford striker. He will join Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side until the end of the season.  Manchester United have now confirmed the deal with a statement on it's official website :"Manchester United can confirm that Odion Ighalo will join on loan from Shanghai Greenland Shenhua until the end of the season.""A lifelong Reds supporter, the experienced 30-year-old ... more
  • 3 weeks Reno Omokri, Femi Fani-Kayode and other Nigerians react as Lai Mohammed says he’s not aware of ‘social media bill’ in international ... Linda Ikeji
    Reno Omokri, Femi Fani-Kayode and other Nigerians have reacted to an interview in which Nigeria's Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed said he's not aware of the 'Protection from Internet Falsehood and Manipulations Bill' which is now known as the "Social Media Bill".  In the interview in London, DW's Tim Sebastian pointed out that the bill has some draconian provisions in which journalists can be imprisoned for publishing content. In his defence when asked if he is against the bill or not, Lai Mohammed asked Tim who the author of the bill is. He added that he is not aware of the bill.  Tim Sebastian who wondered why a Minister of ... more
  • 3 weeks Man charged with murdering two women found dead in a freezer Linda Ikeji
    A man has been charged with the murders of two women who were found dead in a freezer in London. 35-year-old Zahid Younis was reportedly charged with murdering Mihrican Mustafa, 38, and Henriett Szucs, 34, nine months after they were found frozen at a property in Canning Town.  According to the UK Sun, Henriett Szucs was a 34-year-old Hungarian national who had been in the UK for several years, while Mihrican Mustafa, 38, was a missing mother-of-three. She left her mum's house one day in May 2018, with only her phone and £3, and never returned.  Post-mortem examinations also showed that the women ... more
  • 3 weeks ‘We are devastated’ – Kobe Bryant’s sisters break their silence following the death of NBA legend and his daughter Gianna in t... Linda Ikeji
    Kobe Bryant's sisters have broken their silence following the death of NBA legend and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna.  The sisters, Sharia Washington, and Shaya Tabb released a joint statement five days after their brother died along with his daughter and seven others in a helicopter crash,  saying they are grieving with the Bryant family. The statement was accompanied by some personal family photos of themselves with Bryant, 41, as well as others featuring Gianna and their children.  In the statement, they wrote: "On behalf of our family, we join Vanessa, Natalia, Bianka, and Capri in grieving the loss of Kobe and Gianna in such a tragic ... more
  • 3 weeks Man who specializes in defrauding Nigerians at ATM points bag 1 year imprisonment (photo) Linda Ikeji
    Justice Bello Duwale of the Sokoto State High Court, Sokoto, has sentenced a fraudster, Bashar Umar Abdullahi (a.k.a Abdu Abdullahi and Bashir Abdullahi) to one year in jail without option of fine for stealing N15, 000.00 (Fifteen Thousand Naira) from his victim via a fraudulent transfer at an ATM gallery. The convict specialized on scamming unsuspecting Automated Teller Machine, (ATM) users who run into difficult transactions at ATM galleries. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Sokoto Zonal Office arraigned the convict on September 23, 2019, on amended one-count charge, bordering on cheating and defrauding an unsuspecting victim to the tune of ... more
  • 3 weeks Harvey Weinstein’s accuser claims he has has no ‘testicles and appears to have a Vagina’ Linda Ikeji
    One of Harvey Weinstein's rape accusers made shocking claims about the disgraced movie producer during his sexual assault trial at Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday.  Jessica Mann, an aspiring actress described the first time she allegedly saw him naked and claims he may be intersex, the court heard. The 34-year-old detailed her allegations that Weinstein forcibly performed oral sex on her in March 2013 as she went into graphic detail about her alleged encounter with Weinstein, 61, in a New York City hotel suite. Speaking to the jury, the woman recalled of their breakfast meeting: ‘I didn’t want to go up there but I ... more
  • 3 weeks Kim Kardashian shares a sweet photo of her three youngest children posing together  Linda Ikeji
    Kim Kardashian took to Instagram to share a sweet photo of her three youngest children posing together while dressed in stripped sleepwear with their named written on the front.  In the black-and-white image, her eldest son Saint, aged four, was pictured kissing his little brother Psalm, aged eight months, on his head as their other sister Chicago, aged two, looked on.  The portrait was captioned, 'Baby love.'      View this post on Instagram         Baby LoveA post shared by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Jan 31, 2020 at 10:19am PSTThe post Kim Kardashian shares a sweet photo of her three youngest children posing together appeared first ... more
  • 3 weeks Marriage does not complete you, it compliments you- Reno Omokri Linda Ikeji
    Reno Omokri this morning took to his twitter handle to share his thoughts on marriage. He is of the opinion that marriage does not complete anyone but rather compliments. The former presidential aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, wrote;If you end up getting married, good. But if not, you are enough! You are so enough! You are more than enough! Marriage COMPLIMENTS you, but it does not COMPLETE you. “You are COMPLETE in Christ”-Colossians 2:10 You don’t need more COMPLETION    The post Marriage does not complete you, it compliments you- Reno Omokri appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 3 weeks US bars foreign nationals who visited China as death toll rises to 259 Linda Ikeji
    The United States government on Friday January 31, declared coronavirus a health emergency and also barred foreign nationals that recently visited China from entering the country.  Alex Azar, secretary of Health and Human Services also announced that U.S. citizens who have traveled within the past two weeks to China’s Hubei Province - epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic will undergo a mandatory quarantine of 14 days, the incubation period of the virus.  The temporary measure which will be effected from February 2, will also see Americans who visited other parts of mainland China undergo special health screening upon their return, followed by up to 14 days ... more
  • 3 weeks Man bags 12 years in prison for illegal dealing in petroleum business without a licence, vessel forfeited to FG Linda Ikeji
    Justice J. K. Omotosho of the Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Friday, January 31, 2020 convicted and sentenced Olaniyi Oluwasayo Oladele to 12 years in prison with N100,000 (One Hundred Thousand Naira) option of fine for illegal dealing in petroleum products without appropriate licence.The EFCC in a statement released said the offence is contrary to Section 1 (17) (a) of the Miscellaneous Offences Act Cap M17 of the Revised Edition (Laws of the Federation of Nigeria) Act 2007 and punishable under Section 1 (18) (a) (i) of the same Act. The convict was prosecuted alongside Sule Ezra and MV ... more
  • 3 weeks ”Comedy at it’s best”- Festus Keyamo trolls PDP lawmakers’ protest at US, UK embassies in Nigeria over Imo Supreme court judge... Linda Ikeji
    On Friday January 31st, members of the Peoples Democratic Party led by its chairman, Uche Secondus, had a peaceful protest at the US and UK embassies over the January 14th Supreme Court verdict sacking its member, Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo state and replacing him with APC's Hope Uzodinma. The protesting members submitted petitions to the embassies, requesting a reversal of the Supreme court judgement and reinstatement of Ihedioha as governor of Imo state. Reacting to the protest, Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, said the action by the protesting PDP members can only be described as ''Comedy at its ... more
  • 3 weeks I’m hopeful Supreme Court will not overturn its judgement against Ihedioha – Governor Uzodinma Linda Ikeji
    Hope Uzodinma has expressed hope of the Supreme Court not overturning the judgement which brought him in as Governor of Imo State and sacked Emeka Ihedioha of the People's Democratic Party from the position.  Speaking to newsmen after being presented to President Muhammadu Buhari by APC Chairman Adams Oshiomhole, Hope Uzodinma alleged that Ihedioha's reasons for seeking a review and reversal of the supreme court judgement are based on falsehood. He also insisted that the time for election petitions are over.  He said;  “I am not disturbed by the PDP’s move to seek a review of the judgment. I am not concerned because I believe they are going back ... more
  • 3 weeks Coronavirus: WHO lists Nigeria and 12 others as top risk African countries Linda Ikeji
    Nigeria and twelve other nations have been listed as high-risk African countries for coronavirus by the World Health Organisation.  Nigeria, Algeria, Angola, Ivory Coast, DR Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia were identified as African nations with direct links or a high volume of travel to China. The statement read in parts;  “WHO has identified 13 top priority countries (Algeria, Angola, Cote d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, and Zambia) which either have direct links or a high volume of travel to China.“To ensure rapid detection of the novel coronavirus, ... more
  • 3 weeks Sunmbo Adeoye expecting second child with hubby, David Adeoye (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Clergywoman and lifecoach, Sunmbo Ajaba-Adeoye, is expecting her second child with her husband, Pastor David Adeoye. The couple had their first child and Sunmbo's 3rd, David Jnr, in 2018 after 5 years of marriage. Sunmbo has two older sons, Nino and Zion for singer, 2face Idibia. Congrats to them! The post Sunmbo Adeoye expecting second child with hubby, David Adeoye (photos) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
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