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  • 1 day Lockdown: Don’t trample on the rights of Nigerians- IGP warns police officers Linda Ikeji
    The Inspector General of Police, Adamu Adamu, has cautioned men of the Nigeria Police Force currently deployed for the enforcement of the lockdown and social restriction orders, to ensure that they do not trample on the rights of Nigerians upon under any pretext. The police chief gave the warning in a statement released by the spokesperson of the Nigeria Police Force, Frank Mba. Adamu in the statement stressed that persons on essential duties that have been duly exempted from the restriction orders, should be accorded due courtesies and unfettered access to and fro their places of duty.The IGP notes that the global community is now in ... more
  • 1 day Infinix creates an online platform that allows users to check in with doctors and health advisors amidst Coronavirus pandemic Linda Ikeji
    In response to the widespread of the COVID-19 virus, smartphone maker, Infinix Mobility launches a website to allow citizens interface directly with medical practitioners and health advisors for periodic checks as well as to lodge queries and get prompt responses whilst they stay at home.Since the widespread of the Coronavirus, the whole world has been brought to a hiatus. Individuals, governments, and cooperate bodies have had to pull resources together to curb the spread of this lethal virus and ultimately eliminate it from the planet’s surface. In lieu of this, Infinix Mobility has swooped in to cater to a very ... more
  • 1 day Can’t Lockdown Education. Keep Learning With Roducate Linda Ikeji
    As our nation grapples with the ongoing global pandemic, Nigerians have come together to help each other and to form a united front against COVID-19. Robert & John has joined these efforts by helping in our own area of expertise.Our product, Roducate, is the most comprehensive e-learning platform in Nigeria and indeed Africa. We offer curriculum-based education for primary, secondary, and tertiary students. Students have access to lecture notes, assignments, mock exams, videos, podcasts, and educational games. Roducate has been endorsed by JAMB, NUC, NERDC, Microsoft, and the African Union. It is available on the web, mobile web, and iOS/Android/KaiOS ... more
  • 1 day Watch New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s emotional message to his younger brother & CNN anchor Chris Cuomo after he’s diagnosed of Coron... Linda Ikeji
    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has spoken about his brother & CNN news anchor Chris Cuomo who recently tested positive for Coronavirus. Chris Cuomo announced he had contracted the deadly virus over the weekend but still continues to anchor his show from his basement, much to the surprise of his elder brother.Governor Cuomo, whose state New York is the epicenter of the pandemic in the US and has had to deal with delivering bad news of deaths to New Yorkers daily, lauded his younger brother Chris  for continuing to anchor his show on CNN to show people what it could look ... more
  • 2 days Togo declares three-month ‘state of emergency’ over Coronavirus Linda Ikeji
    A three-month “state of emergency” has been declared by President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo, just after the West-African nation announced that it has recorded 36 confirmed cases of Coronavirus and two deaths from the disease. Gnassingbe who declared a nationwide curfew between 7 p.m. and 6 a.m. local time starting from Thursday April 2, disclosed that an anti-pandemic special unit of 5,000 people from defense and security forces has been set-up to observe the measures to fight the epidemic. The Togolese President said;  “I am addressing you in a very particular context where the world is faced with an unprecedented coronavirus-caused health crisis. “In view of the ... more
  • 2 days Rivers state assembly donate one month salary to fight Coronavirus in the state Linda Ikeji
    Members of the Rivers State House of Assembly have donated their one month salary, to aid the state government in effectively combating Coronavirus in the state.  Speaker of the House, Ikuinyi-Owaji Ibani said the decision was a collective one and was inspired by the feedback from its committees interfacing with the Ministry of Health and other agencies responsible for the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the State.  He said;  “In our last plenary, the house directed two of its standing committees (Committee on Health and Committee on Information) to interface with the Ministry of Health and other agencies responsible for the fight against Covid-19 pandemic ... more
  • 2 days Jaywon slams Masterkraft for saying he got him signed to Kennis Music Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian singer, Jaywon has slammed ace music producer Masterkraft for claiming that he got him signed to Kennis Music which gave him a spot in the Nigerian music industry.  Masterkraft had disclosed this during a 'Battle of Hits' challenge on Instagram with YBNL's in-house producer, Pheelz last night.  Before playing Jaywon's 2010 single 'Filebe' during the challenge which had a peak viewership of 28.5k, Masterkraft said;  "I got a young boy signed to Kennis Music." Jaywon however countered the claim by stating that the hit song reaffirmed Masterkraft's job with Kennis Music. He also revealed that he got signed to the music label after perfoming at the Kennis Music Easter fiesta at ... more
  • 2 days Legendary jazz musician Ellis Marsalis Jr, 85, dies from complications of Coronavirus Linda Ikeji
     Legendary jazz musician, Ellis Marsalis Jr has died from the complications of coronavirus. He was 85 The New Orleans pianist and educator who became the guiding force behind a late-20th-century resurgence in jazz, while putting four of his sons on a path to prominent careers, died on Wednesday, April 1.  His death was announced in tweets from New Orleans Mayor LaToya Campbell and Jazz at Lincoln Center, where his son Wynton is managing and artistic director. "Ellis Marsalis was a legend. He was the prototype of what we mean when we talk about New Orleans jazz," New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell said in ... more
  • 2 days Coronavirus: Plateau state shuts its borders Linda Ikeji
    The Plateau State government has announced the closure of all its borders, following increased cases of Coronavirus in the country.  Secretary to the government, Professor Danladi Atu who made the announcement added that there will be no exit or entrance into the state except those on essential services that are to be cleared by security agencies and preliminary test by health workers. Atu revealed that they have been receiving cash donations, food items and medical equipment,  with a leading financial institution donating N28.5million. Members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities have also offered hand sanitizers and enlightenment materials as its contributions to the fight ... more
  • 2 days COVID-19: Police arrest fake health officers with adulterated sanitizers in Onitsha Linda Ikeji
    The Anambra State police command has arrested four fake health officers with fake and adulterated sanitizers in Onitsha, the commercial city of the state. In a statement released, the spokesperson of the state police command, SP Haruna Mohammed, said the suspects were arrested on March 31st. ''On the 31/3/2020 at about 3 pm, following intelligence report, police operatives attached to Central Police Station Onitsha, arrested the following syndicate, Anthony Chidubem Oyatubo ‘m’ aged 30 years of  Nimo, Njikoka LGA, Nwachukwu Chidi ‘m’ aged 31 years of Awka, Chris C.Okeke ‘m’ aged 30years of Awka and Olisa Moura ‘m’ aged 25 years of Onitsha''. Haruna ... more
  • 2 days Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine to be released from prison today over coronavirus fears Linda Ikeji
    Controversial American rapper, Tekashi 6ix9ine is set to be released from prison today to avoid contracting coronavirus because he is classed as a 'vulnerable' inmate.  Tekashi, real name Daniel Hernandez is currently serving a 24-month sentence after pleading guilty to nine charges including conspiracy to murder and armed robbery. He has had already served 13 months of his two-year sentence, and was due to be released from an upstate New York prison in August 2020. His attorney, Lance Lazzaro, who filed a motion for his release due to the spread of COVID-19, has confirmed to Rolling Stone that the rapper could be released as ... more
  • 2 days ”I thank Allah for giving me the opportunity to be sick”- Immigration boss gives update on his health days after testing positive for Coro... Linda Ikeji
    Muhammed Babandede, the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, over the weekend, announced that he tested positive for the novel Coronavirus. In a video he shot from his Isolation center, Babandede thanked everyone for praying for him. He particularly thanked God for making him sick as the whole experience has humbled him. Watch the video below.      View this post on Instagram         Immigration boss, Muhammed Babandede, says he thanks Allah for making him sick as it gives him an opportunity to humble himself. He tested positive for Coronavirus over the weekend. . . In a video he recorded from his Isolation centre, Babandede thanked everyone ... more
  • 2 days Diamond Platnumz lost interest in our relationship, but I don’t want our son to grow up without a father – Tanasha Donna Linda Ikeji
    Kenyan media personality, Tanasha Donna has finally disclosed why her relationship with Tanzanian music star Diamond Platnumz ended, days after she confirmed they were no longer together.  In an interview with True Love Magazine, Ms Donna said she called off their engagement after the Tanzanian music star lost interest in their relationship. She further revealed that she realized she was the only one trying to make the relationship work after failing to meet Platnumz's expectation.  The media personality said;  “At some point I got a bit lost, because now a child is involved and now, I’m thinking about my son not just me, I don’t ... more
  • 2 days Kano state governor Abdullahi Ganduje and his wife test negative for COVID-19 Linda Ikeji
    Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State and his wife, Hafsat Ganduje have tested negative for Coronavirus. This was disclosed in a statement released by Abba Anwar, the Chief Press Secretary to the governor today April 2nd.‎ The statement in part reads‎“We thank Almighty Allah for this result which shows negative. That is how He (Allah) wishes. All those whose results are positive, we will continue praying for their quick recovery from the illness, irrespective of race, nationality, ethnicity, social status, political or religious affiliations‎“We also pray for Allah’s continued protection against COVID-19 in the state, the country and the world in as a ... more
  • 2 days Coronavirus: Oyo can’t be on total lockdown because of poverty – Governor Makinde Linda Ikeji
    Governor Seyi Makinde has revealed why Oyo State can't go on total lockdown over Coronavirus, days after President Buhari issued an order which restricted movement in Abuja, Ogun and Lagos.  The Oyo state Governor who tested positive for the virus, said he opted for a curfew instead of a total lockdown due to the high rate of poverty in the state. He stated that a curfew will enable residents carry out their daily activities and earn daily incomes amid the outbreak of Coronavirus in the state.  Speaking on a Fresh FM programme, Governor Makinde said;  “My own background is engineering and I kept saying to ... more
  • 2 days Two Nigerian men hailed as heroes after they fixed faulty ventilators for free as their contribution to curb Coronavirus Linda Ikeji
    Two Nigerian men in Jos have been hailed as heroes after they walked into Jos University Teaching Hospital and offered to fix their faulty ventilators for free as their contribution to fight Coronavirus. Photos shared online show Gyang William and Nura Jibrin hard at work, fixing the faulty ventilators in JUTH so that no patient will have to die due to a lack of ventilators. Nigerians have praised them for their heroic act and called on the government to honor them when the Coronavirus pandemic is over. The post Two Nigerian men hailed as heroes after they fixed faulty ventilators for free as ... more
  • 2 days #TransDayOfVisibility: Trans men and women share their before and after photos, changes leaves social media in shock Linda Ikeji
    Some Trans men and women have taken to social media to share their before and after photos with the hastag #TransDayOfVisibility.  Photos shared by members of the minority community who were formerly men and women, have left social media users in shock due to the changes they've undergone in the last few years.  See some tweets below;   The post #TransDayOfVisibility: Trans men and women share their before and after photos, changes leaves social media in shock appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Chinese city bans eating of dogs, snakes, frogs and cats in the wake of Coronavirus pandemic Linda Ikeji
     A city in China has been forced to ban its residents from eating dog,  snake, frog, turtle and cat meat in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.  The legislation was yesterday passed by lawmakers in Shenzhen, a city of around 13 million people, and will take effect on May 1, according to a government notice.   The news comes after China banned all trade and consumption of wild animals, a practice, which scientists believe is responsible for the deadly virus infecting and killing people globally.  The officials described the new regulation as the 'universal civilisation requirement for a modern society' and said the aim is to 'further ... more
  • 2 days House of Reps Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila reacts to viral video of actress Ada Ameh weeping over poor power supply Linda Ikeji
    The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Wednesday April 1st, met with the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman and the management of the National Electricity Regulatory Commission, over the viral video by Nollywood actress, Ada Ameh, in which she complained bitterly about lack of power supply in most Nigerian homes, during the ongoing lockdown in major parts of the country. With the Speaker at the meeting was the Minority Leader, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu; and Deputy Minority Whip, Rep. Adesegun Adekoya. While NERC was represented by its Commissioner on Compliance, Dafe Akpeneye, those that joined the meeting via virtual connection were ... more
  • 2 days 300 angry Muslims observing their prayers at Agege Central Mosque attack Lagos state govt Coronavirus taskforce (photos) Linda Ikeji
    Members of the Lagos State COVID-19 Taskforce mandated by the State Government to monitor and enforce compliance against public gatherings exceeding 25 people were attacked by some Muslim worshippers at the Agege Central Mosque. Speaking on the incident, the General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA) and leader of the Taskforce, Dr. Dolapo Fasawe said members of the taskforce team COVID-19, comprising of Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), Lagos Safety Commission and the Rapid Response Squad, saw the Muslim faithful observing their evening prayer (Solatul Eshai) in a large congregation, contrary to the directive on total lockdown to stem the ... more
  • 2 days Nigerians react as FG says markets in lockdown states can open between 10am to 2pm every 48 hours Linda Ikeji
    The Federal Government has said that markets in states currently observing a lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic are allowed to open between the hours of 10am and 2 pm every 48 hours. The National co-ordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Aliyu Sani, announced this during the daily press briefing by the taskforce in Abuja today Wednesday April 1st. “For markets, only shops and stalls selling food and groceries shall be allowed to open to customers between the hours of 10:00 am and 2:00 pm,” he said Aliyu also said that for supermarkets and food stores, their opening hours must be between 10:00 ... more
  • 2 days 70 percent of those who tested positive for Coronavirus are males – Health Minister Ehanire Linda Ikeji
     Dr. Osagie Ehanire, Nigeria's Minster of Health, has revealed that out of the 2,000 persons that have been tested for the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19), 70 percent are males.According to Ehanire, the age range of infected people so far was between 30 and 60 years but all age brackets could be infected by the viral disease.Speaking on Wednesday at the Presidential Task Force Briefing on COVID-19 in Abuja,  Ehanire also revealed that the country had increased the number of isolation centres and ICU units across the country while two new laboratories have been added to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) network of ... more
  • 2 days Lagos seals Jumia warehouse, Chinese firm, hotel for defying restriction order (photos) Linda Ikeji
    The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, (LASEPA) and Lagos State Safety Commission today sealed off a warehouse belonging to Jumia, an online marketing store for defying the stay at home order issued by President Buhari. The President on Sunday March 29th, declared a 14-day lockdown in Abuja, Lagos and Ogun states as part of measures to contain the spread of the Coronavirus. Residents of these states are to stay indoors except those that provide essential services to the public. Also sealed today were SPN Packaging Studio Press Nigeria Plc on Plot B, Israel Adebajo Close, Ikeja and Supreme Hotel in Agege for defying the ... more
  • 2 days Pharmacist with the National Hospital Abuja arrested for allegedly sodomizing 12 year old boy (photo) Linda Ikeji
    The National Agency for The Prohibition of Trafficking In Persons (NAPTIP) have arrested Abubakar Danraka, an Imam within the Spring Valley Estate and Chief Pharmacist at the National Hospital Abuja for allegedly sodomising a 12 year old boy. In a statement released by its head of Press and Public Relations, Stella Nezan, NAPTIP said the suspect who is the Special Assistant (Technical) to the Director General of the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Abuja, drugged the victim before raping him. The statement reads“A 42 year old male resident of Spring Valley Estate of the Federal Capital Territory Abuja, Pharmacist Abubarkar Mustapha Danraka (pictured) ... more
  • 2 days Colorado Mayor dismisses Coronavirus concerns, dares someone to spit in his mouth (video) Linda Ikeji
    Mayor Brian Bagley of Longmont, Colorado, USA has publicly downplayed the Coronavirus disease urging the US government to stop city lock-downs and closing off businesses.The Mayor who has been defiant when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, appeared to suggest during a recent City Council work session that people in low-health-risk categories shouldn’t be worried about contracting COVID-19.Mayor Bagley according to the Times-Call reports, made a bizzare comment saying even if someone spat in his mouth he won't die.“I want somebody to come over and spit in my mouth so I can get in the hospital now, because I’m not going to die,” ... more
  • 2 days Medical staff who lose their lives treating Coronavirus patients are ‘lucky’ to die for their country - Philippines President, Rodrigo ... Linda Ikeji
     Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has raised eyebrows for saying medical staff who lose their lives treating Coronavirus patients are 'lucky' to die for their country.  The 75-year-old made the comments on Monday evening in a pre-recorded televised address to the nation.  'There are doctors, nurses, attendants who died. They were the ones who died helping others. They are so lucky. They died for the country. That should be the reason why we die,' he said. 'It would be an honor to die for your country, I assure you,' he added.  His comments sparked concern that the president was romanticizing the deaths of medics due to the virus ... more
  • 2 days 23 new cases of Coronavirus recorded in Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Kaduna, Lagos and Abuja Linda Ikeji
    23 new cases of Coronavirus has been confirmed in Akwa Ibom, Bauchi, Kaduna, Lagos and Abuja.  With the new figures released by the Nigeria Center for Disease Control, a total of 174 cases has been confirmed in Nigeria. 2 deaths have been recorded so far and 9 patients have been discharged after recovering from the disease.  Here is a breakdown of Coronavirus cases in some Nigerian states as at 8pm on April 1; Lagos- 91 FCT- 35 Osun- 14 Oyo- 8 Ogun- 4 Edo- 4 Kaduna- 4 Bauchi- 3 Enugu- 2 Ekiti- 2 Rivers-1 Benue- 1 Akwa Ibom- 5 The post 23 new cases of ... more
  • 2 days Coronavirus: UEFA postpone all Champions League and Europa League matches ‘until further notice Linda Ikeji
     UEFA has postponed all Champions League and Europa League matches “until further notice” due to the Coronavirus pandemic. All international fixtures in June including Euro 2020 play-offs involving Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Scotland, as well as qualifying matches for the Women's European Championships in 2021 were called off.  The finals of the Champions League, Europa League and women's Champions League, all of which were scheduled for May, had already been postponed before now. The European football's governing body made the announcement on Wednesday following a meeting with its 55 member associations via video conference.  UEFA also cancelled the European U17 Championship final ... more
  • 2 days Nigerian doctor dies of Lassa Fever, few months to the end of his housemanship Linda Ikeji
    A Nigerian doctor identified as Dzuana Vanen Philip has reportedly died of Lassa fever, few months to the end of his housemanship.  Dr Dzuana got admitted into Benue State University after several years of applying for Medicine and Surgery at other universities. He got inducted in the middle of 2019 and started his housemanship at Federal Medical Center, Makurdi.  The deceased who was expected to complete his housemanship in 4 months time, contracted Lassa fever and was initially managed at Benue State University Teaching Hospital before being transferred to Irrua Specialist Hospital.  It was further gathered that the deceased who died in the early hours of ... more
  • 2 days I’m still cringing at Burna Boy’s tweet to Reekado Banks – Denola Grey Linda Ikeji
    Media personality, Denola Grey has shared his thoughts about Burna Boy's tweet to Reekado Banks over a "battle of hits" challenge which was trailed by mixed reactions.  Recall that the "African Giant" crooner took a dig at Reekado, who according to him was not worthy for such challenge with him.  Reacting to the tweet, Denola Grey stated that it was unnecessary, mean spirited and still makes him cringe.  He wrote;  Still cringing at burnas tweet to Reekado. Idc what any of you say. It was unnecessary and mean spirited.  This is coming after Burna Boy disclosed that he is quitting Twitter following the backlash his ... more
  • 2 days Asian Coronavirus survivor treated in Lagos, speaks after being discharged (video) Linda Ikeji
    An Asian man who was treated in an isolation centre in Lagos after he tested positive for Coronavirus has spoken out after being discharged. He said he and a friend came from UK into Lagos, Nigeria. Since a lot of countries were closing their borders, he said they decided to "pause" in Lagos. He tested positive for Coronavirus in Lagos and was treated at the Isolation Center in the state. He expressed his appreciation to the government of Lagos State for having a good recovery hospital and added that he's recovered fully. Watch the video below.      View this post on Instagram         Discharged #Coronavirus patient treated in ... more
  • 2 days Man shoots girlfriend and kills himself after losing his job due to the Coronavirus pandemic Linda Ikeji
    An American man who became upset over losing his job due to the coronavirus pandemic, shot his girlfriend and then killed himself in an attempted murder-suicide.  Authorities said they were called to the home in Wilson Borough, about 70 miles northeast of Philadelphia, around 1:20 p.m. on Monday for reports of multiple shots fired. When the officers arrived at the scene, they found Roderick Bliss IV, 38, unresponsive and not breathing with "obvious gunshot injuries," police said. A semi-automatic pistol was discovered close to his lifeless body.   A coroner ruled his death a suicide. Before he killed himself, he shot his girlfriend, 43, who ... more
  • 2 days Coronavirus: Desmond Elliot called out over his ‘makeshift cleansing’ project Linda Ikeji
    Nollywood actor turned politician, Desmond Elliot has been called out over his 'makeshift cleansing' project in Surulere, the constituency he represents in Lagos State House of Assembly.  Desmond Elliot who shared photos of some Lagosians using his "makeshift cleansing mechanism" on Instagram, disclosed they are sited at "Olodeokuta, Ojuelegba, Love Garden, Hugan Bassey, Masha bus stop, Shirts bus stop, Adelabu, Iponri, Bode Thomas and Ishaga Road".  He wrote;  So we constructed a makeshift cleansing mechanism, where passerby’s or people entering streets could wash their hands with soap and water and also sanitize before entering the streets -pilot works can be seen in these areasIt was ... more
  • 2 days The US is no longer the world’s leading country- filmmaker, Moses Inwang shares some of the lessons he has learnt since Coronavirus outbreak Linda Ikeji
    Moses Inwang, a Nigerian film maker, is of the opinion that the Coronavirus pandemic has shown that the United States of America is no longer the World's leading country. He took to Instagram page to share the "23 lessons" the pandemic has taught him since it began. Read belowFew important lessons learnt in the past few days:1. United States is no longer the world's leading country.2. China won the 3rd World War without firing a missile and no one could handle it.3. Europeans are not as educated as they appear.4. We can survive vacations without trips to Europe and USA.5. Rich people are in ... more
  • 2 days Wimbledon 2020 cancelled for the first time since World War II due to the Coronavirus pandemic Linda Ikeji
     Wimbledon has been cancelled for the first time since the Second World War due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The tough decision was made by all the England Club chiefs at an emergency board meeting on Wednesday, where they decided that it will be impossible for the tournament to be moved back to later in the year, or to be played without fans.  The Wimbledon was initially due to start on 29 June, to late July. A statement on the Wimbledon website said: “It is with great regret that the Main Board of the All England Club (AELTC) and the Committee of Management of ... more
  • 2 days Coronavirus patients receiving treatment in Lagos hospital appeal to Nigerians to stay at home (video) Linda Ikeji
    Some of the Coronavirus patients receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease Hospital in Lagos have appealed to Nigerians to stay at home. In a video they shot inside the hospital, the patients, comprising of Nigerians and foreigners, carried placards with messages appealing to everyone to stay at home. One of the placards had the inscription ''Coronavirus is real, stay home''. The patients also used the opportunity to thank the doctors for being a blessing to them. Watch the video below      View this post on Instagram         Coronavirus patients receiving treatment at the Infectious Disease hospital Lagos, appeal to everyone to stay home in this lovely video ... more
  • 2 days She is perfectly fine and hasn’t shown any symptom- Davido gives update on Chioma days after she tested positive for Coronavirus Linda Ikeji
    Davido says his fiancee, Chioma who recently tested positive for Coronavirus is fine and hasn't shown any symptom. While replying a fan who asked if she is doing okay, Davido repliedShe hasn’t shown any symptoms till now .. she is perfectly fineThe post She is perfectly fine and hasn't shown any symptom- Davido gives update on Chioma days after she tested positive for Coronavirus appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Prince Charles speaks for the first time about suffering Coronavirus (Video) Linda Ikeji
     Prince Charles has spoken for the first time about suffering Coronavirus which he described  as a 'strange, frustrating and often distressing experience.' The 71-year-old Prince of Wales made his first appearance in a video recorded this morning at his home in Scotland since coming out of self-isolation on Monday. In the video, Prince Charles also paid tribute to emergency services workers and shop staff in a three-minute video and stressed the importance of living with hope. He said: 'Having recently gone through the process of contracting this coronavirus, luckily with relatively mild symptoms, I now find myself on the other side of the illness, but ... more
  • 2 days American who tested positive for Coronavirus in Lagos evacuated to the US Linda Ikeji
    An American citizen who tested positive for Coronavirus in Lagos has been evacuated to the US. The Lagos state Commissioner for Health, Professor Akin Abayomi, made this known via his Twitter handle. The post American who tested positive for Coronavirus in Lagos evacuated to the US appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Veteran singer Salawa Abeni raises alarm after being blackmailed with her old ‘nude photos’. She then leaks it herself Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian veteran singer, Salawa Abeni has raised an alarm after being blackmailed with her old "nude photos".  Salawa who shared screenshots of her chats with the blackmailer, revealed that the man who identified himself as Jason and a resident of Osun state is threatening to tarnish her image and destroy her career of over 45 years.  She wrote as she shared the "nude photos" in which she suffered a nip-slip; Good morning my Family, friends and Fans. I have something very important to tell you and I will really appreciate your audience. I am very disappointed that someone somewhere will try to tarnish my image and ... more
  • 2 days If what Nigerian twitter said about me had any effect on me then I would be dead by now – Burna Boy says as he quits Twitter again after being d... Linda Ikeji
    Burna Boy has announced that he is quitting Twitter again, hours after being dragged by social media users for being "too proud and arrogant".  Recall that the singer was slammed by Nigerians after categorically saying that Reekado Banks who signified interest in a "battle of hits" with him, was an unworthy challenger.  Reacting to the backlash that trailed the Twitter exchange, the singer stated that "if what Nigerian twitter said about me had any effect on me then he would be dead by now".  Burna Boy who insisted that his last tweets were his "last personal tweet ever", stated that he is too real ... more
  • 2 days Davido undergoes second Coronavirus test Linda Ikeji
    Nigeran music star, Davido has undergone a second Coronavirus test days after after Governor Seyi Makinde who he was spotted with days ago, tested positive for virus.  Recall that singer had disclosed that he and his son tested negative for the virus while his fiancee, Chioma tested positive upon their return from a trip abroad. Social media users however clamoured for a second test to be conducted on the singer after Governor Makinde tested positive for the virus.  Davido who took to Twitter to share his test result, said he turned out negative after undergoing a second Coronavirus test.  He tweeted;  I did a ... more
  • 2 days Man slaps a soldier for punishing him before fleeing amid Coronavirus lockdown (video) Linda Ikeji
    A video which has gone viral on social media captured the moment an unidentified man slapped a soldier for flogging him while being punished.  Though why the man and two others were punished by the soldier is still unclear, he however took to his heels after the soldier cocked his gun and pushed back when he was slapped.  Facebook user Abdul Waris disclosed that the incident occurred in Old-Tafo (3 miles Gee Junction), a suburb of Kumasi amid a Coronavirus lockdown.  Here is the video below;       View this post on Instagram         Man slaps soldier for punishing him in Kumasi, GhanaA post shared by Lindaikejiblog (@lindaikejiblogofficial) ... more
  • 2 days Actress Taraji P. Henson reveals she’s ‘paused’ her wedding to Kelvin Hayden after losing her uncle to COVID-19 ‘complications... Linda Ikeji
     Hollywood actress, Taraji P. Henson has 'paused' her wedding to fiancé Kelvin Hayden following the death of her uncle who died from Coronavirus 'complications'. The Empire star, 49, said she made the decision because there's too much to consider during the global coronavirus crisis.  Speaking in an interview with Access Hollywood, she said: 'I'm pausing because there's so much to take into consideration now. We've all been changed after this.' She added: 'I just lost an uncle who we think may have had complications of corona. It's a lot to think about, and I just think we should pause, stop, and just think ... more
  • 2 days Akure explosion: I didn’t know I was carrying explosives – Truck Driver Linda Ikeji
    The driver who drove the truck that contained explosives which wrecked havoc at Eleyewo community in Akure North local government area on Saturday March 28, has disclosed that he didn't know what he was transporting.  Isiaka Yunusa has already undergone a surgery to remove a shrapnel from his stomach as he was rushed to the hospital unconscious after the explosion. In an interview on a state TV, the truck driver recalled being asked to move some items from a stranded truck at Osu axis along Ife-Ibadan expressway by his boss.  He disclosed that he was driving with a police escort team and a staff of the ... more
  • 2 days Remi Sonaiya cautions Dino Melaye for making coronavirus joke and he responds Linda Ikeji
    Former Presidential aspirant, Remi Sonaiya took to Twitter to caution Senator Dino Melaye after he made a joke about Coronavirus and the senator has now responded. It began with Dino Melaye tweeting: "The New Nigerian Order. People who live abroad used to be scared of villagers when they return home... but now, villagers are scared of them!!!Senator Dino MELAYE." Remi Sonaiya reacted to his tweet, writing: "I believe that the exalted position you occupy demands a lot more seriousness. This kind of joke - plus the singing and dancing - should be left to others. #SeriousLeadership."  Dino, popularly called the Singing Senator because ... more
  • 2 days Paul Orajiaka Lends A Helping Hand To Anambra Communities Linda Ikeji
    Entrepreneur and Social Reformer, Paul Orajiaka has joined in the global fight against the #COVID19 pandemic which has created an atmosphere of fear and uncertainty among Nigerians and most importantly his state of origin Anambra.Through his Paul Orajiaka Foundation he led a team of young, passionate and vibrant individuals to various communities in Anambra State with relief materials (sanitizers, face masks and food items) to help the people fight against the novel coronavirus and also provide succor ahead of a possible nationwide lockdown.It’s worthy of note that the people in the inner towns have little or no idea of what ... more
  • 2 days Angry Warri youths attack state taskforce team deployed to enforce the sit at home order (video) Linda Ikeji
    Angry Warri youths on Wednesday morning, attacked some of the state taskforce team deployed to enforce the state government's sit at home order. The governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, on March 26, announced that the state will be on total lockdown beginning from today April 1, to prevent the importation of the Coronavirus to the state. Men of the state taskforce who were sent out to enforce the order, were attacked by some angry youths along Jakpa road. According to the youths, they cannot sit at home when they have no food to eat.  Watch the video below      View this post on Instagram         Angry Warri youths attack state ... more
  • 2 days Coronavirus: Taraba closes markets, bans public gathering Linda Ikeji
    The Taraba State Government has announced the closure of markets in the state and a ban on public gathering of more than 20 people.  The state's Deputy Governor, Engr. Haruna Manu who made the announcement on Wednesday April 1, further disclosed that the stay at home order and closure of the state borders is still in force.  He disclosed that only shops which offer essential services such as food stores, medical shops and petrol service stations will be allowed to operate. Manu stated that though the state has not witnessed any Coronavirus outbreak, the recent measures enforced by the government is part of proactive measures to contain ... more
  • 2 days Police raid sex and drugs party packed with naked women during coronavirus lockdown in Thailand (photos) Linda Ikeji
     Police in Thailand busted a secret sex and drugs party packed with naked women during the coronavirus lockdown in Thailand. Earlier this week, officers were alerted by furious neighbours after the group partied non-stop for 48 hours at a luxury bungalow in Chiang Rai.  When officers got to the bungalow, they reportedly found 19 half-naked young men and women lounging next to a swimming pool. Three others were found romping naked on a bed in a nearby room, say reports from Thailand.  During the lockdown raid, officers searched the property they found multiple bottles of booze, boxes of condoms, methamphetamine, ketamine, and marijuana. They also found and confiscated a ... more
  • 2 days Zamfara State Govt burst illegal rehabilitation centre, rescue 57 inmates tied in chains (photos) Linda Ikeji
    The Zamfara State Government on Monday, busted a rehabilitation centre in Gusau, the state capital and rescued 57 inmates tied in chains. It was gathered that Governor Matawalle earlier got a wind of a secret existence of this center and immediately ordered his Commissioner for Special Duties Alhaji Mohammed Saddiq Maiturare to lead a team of Security operatives and some officials from the state Ministry for Women and Children Affairs to the reported Center.   On arrival, no fewer than 57 male and female inmates were found in the squalid House which serves as the Center operated by one Malam Iliyasu Abdullahi Gamagiwa. ... more
  • 2 days See photo of Tonto Dikeh undergoing a Coronavirus test Linda Ikeji
    Nollywood actor, Tonto Dikeh was spotted in a new photo undergoing a Coronavirus test with a health official.  It is however unclear if her son, King Andre who stood by her side also underwent the test and if they had contact with a confirmed Coronavirus case.  Tonto Dikeh shared the photo with the caption;  HAPPY NEW MONTH TO THE WORLD.. Love you all  Nigeria has recorded 151 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, two deaths and 9 patients have also been discharged. The post See photo of Tonto Dikeh undergoing a Coronavirus test appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days Coronavirus: FG begins disbursement of N20, 000 to poor Nigerians in Abuja (photos) Linda Ikeji
    The Federal Government has commenced the disbursement of N20,000 Conditional Cash Transfer to poor Nigerians at the Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.  Recall that President Buhari on Sunday March 29, announced that some palliative measures will be put in place to help cushion the economic effect of the sit-at-home order which began in Lagos and Abuja on Monday night.  While kickstarting the disbursement of the funds today, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadia Umar-Farouk, said each person would receive N20,000 every month for four months beginning from March. The post Coronavirus: FG begins disbursement of N20, 000 ... more
  • 2 days Man begs to leave Lagos to see his family after suspected herdsmen killed his father and brothers on their farm in Ondo Linda Ikeji
    A man has cried out after his father and 3 brothers were allegedly killed on their farm by suspected herdsmen. Mr Jacob, who lives in Lagos, said the male members of his family were killed yesterday, March 31, 2020, in Arimogija town, Ose Local Government Area, Ondo state. He told LIB: "Herdsmen came to their farm destroyed their crops and killed them." He said his father, Late Elder Jacob Oguche and his brother Jacob Adura Godday died immediately after the attack. His younger brother, Jacob Eneku, who was shot in the chest by the suspected herdsmen, is still in the hospital in critical condition. Father, Jacob Oguche He added that ... more
  • 2 days Nigeria records 12 new cases of Coronavirus in Edo, Osun and Ekiti Linda Ikeji
    12 new cases of Coronavirus have been detected in Nigeria. According to the NCDC, nine new cases were detected in Osun, two in Edo state and one in Ekiti. The total number of confirmed cases in Nigeria have risen to 151.  The post Nigeria records 12 new cases of Coronavirus in Edo, Osun and Ekiti appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 2 days “Is Drake his father too?” Twitter users react as woman who looks like Drake’s baby mama shares photo of her son who looks exactly l... Linda Ikeji
    Drake's son has a doppelganger and the striking resemblance has shocked Twitter users. Only days ago, Drake shared a photo of his 2-year-old son Adonis for the first time. A woman who saw the photo of Drake's son was surprised by how much he looks like her son and she took to Twitter to show the world the resemblance. Sharing a photo of her son with one of Adonis, she wrote: "I can’t stop staring at it. It’s still creeping me out. My child is the exact same human as @Drake’s son. It’s confirmed."  Twitter users noticed the resemblance and they also noticed that the ... more
  • 2 days Direct Customs to release all the bags of rice seized in the past and share them to Nigerians – House of Reps member, Muhammed Kazaure tells Pre... Linda Ikeji
    A member of the House of Representatives, Honorable Kazaure has asked President Buhari to order the Nigeria Customs Service to release all the bags of rice seized so far from smugglers and distribute them to Nigerians as they stay at home due to the Coronavirus pandemic. In a video he posted online, Honorable Kazaure saidI am calling the attention of the Federal government to provide food for the people in our 774 local government in the country because we have some rice with the Customs. I am advising the President to direct the Customs to bring out the millions of rice and ... more
  • 2 days ‘Star Wars’ actor, Andrew Jack dies of Coronavirus Linda Ikeji
    Andrew Jack, the British actor and dialect coach who garnered huge popularity after starring in ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi’ as General Ematt, has died at the age of 76 after contracting Coronavirus.  Jack's agent, Jill McCullough said he died in a hospital in Surrey on Tuesday March 31 following complications from Coronavirus.  He said;  “Andrew lived on one of the oldest working houseboats on the Thames, he was fiercely independent but madly in love with his wife, also a dialect coach." McCullough said the actor was unable to see his wife in his final days because she was quarantined in Australia. Wife of the Star Wars ... more
  • 2 days FG explains how the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria are identified and sent cash amid Coronavirus pandemic Linda Ikeji
    The Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, has explained how poor and vulnerabe Nigerians are identified to benefit from the cash and other pallatives put in place by the Federal government during the Corornavirus pandemic. Recall that on Monday March 30th, the Minister in charge, Sadiya Farouq, announced that in line with President Buhari's directives, the Ministry has started sending cash to the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria. Read here. The Ministry this morning took to social media to explain how the poor and vulnerable are selected. See the explanation below   The post FG explains how the poor and vulnerable in Nigeria are identified ... more
  • 3 days Former Finance Minister, Nenadi Usman, loses husband Linda Ikeji
    Former Minister of Finance, Senator Nenadi Usman, has lost her husband, Sa’ad Usman. Usman was the Finance Minister during the Obasanjo administration. The deceased who until his death was the Emir of Jere, Kaduna State, died today April 1st.  Younger brother of the late emir, Aminu Jere, announced the passage of the monarch on Wednesday.“I just lost a brother in person of HRH the Sarkin Jere, Dr Saad Usman, PhD,” he wrote The deceased was at various times the Secretary of the Kaduna State Government. The late monarch had been hospitalised in London following injuries he got during a scuffle between him and locals ... more
  • 3 days ‘I wish I was a superhero so I could kick Corona’s ass’ – ‘Bored at home’ Demi Rose shares sexy photos amid Coronav... Linda Ikeji
    Model, Demi Rose has taken to her Instagram page to share sultry photos as she reveals she is 'bored at home'.Rose, sharing the photos to her 13.7 million followers said; 'I wish I was a superhero so I could kick Corona’s ass'  Then in another photo of her wearing a pink bikini as she stood by the fridge door, she wrote 'When the only thing on the agenda is going back and forth to the fridge'  Demi recently had to celebrate her 25th birthday in isolation and has been sharing sexy photos while at home.The post 'I wish I was a superhero so ... more
  • 3 days Update: Diamond Platnumz manager, Sallam Sharaf recovers from Coronavirus Linda Ikeji
    Diamond Platnumz manager, Sallam Sharaf has become the second person to recover from Coronavirus in Tanzania.  Recall LIB reported earlier that Sallam confirmed that he was infected with the virus in an Instagram post he shared. He tested positive for the virus on March 14 after his trip to Switzerland, Denmark and France.  Serving an update about his health on Instagram on Tuesday March 31, Sallam disclosed that he is out of isolation. He further revealed that he was discharged after testing negative twice for the novel Coronavirus.  He wrote in his Instagram post;  After 14 days got tested twice and both results came back negative and now ... more
  • 3 days Woman shows what the Corona Virus test feels like by sharing a video of her getting tested Linda Ikeji
    A woman has shared a video showing what it's like to get tested for coronavirus. In the video, the woman is seen grimacing in pain as a medic inserted a long plastic stick with a small cotton bud on the end into her nose to take a nasal swab. The medic keeps pushing the stick in until it brushes the back of the patient's upper throat and it seemed like an uncomfortable procedure as the patient's face was contorted in pain. She was made to breathe through her mouth for a while since she couldn't breathe through her nose as the stick ... more
  • 3 days Coronavirus: Russian military plane transports loads of medical equipment to US to help fight pandemic (video) Linda Ikeji
    In a rare show of support between two world power rivals, Russia has transported medical supplies and equipment using a military plane to the United States, to help the US in its fight against the  Coronavirus pandemic that has killed 3700 people already in the US. A Russian military transport plane took off from an airfield outside Moscow early on Wednesday (1 April) and headed for the United States with a load of medical equipment and masks to help Washington fight coronavirus, Russian state TV reported. President Vladimir Putin offered help in a phone conversation with President Donald Trump on Monday, when ... more
  • 3 days Coronavirus is the ‘worst crisis’ since World War II – United Nations Linda Ikeji
    The United Nations, has labelled Coronavirus as the worst crisis to hit the world since World War II. The warning comes as US fatalities have now exceeded China's with nearly 860,000 people globally confirmed with the fatal disease. The US announced almost 800 deaths on Tuesday - bringing the total to more than 3,700 while Spain, the United Kingdom, France and Italy each reported their largest single-day increase in deaths since the start of the pandemic. Other continents like Africa, South America, Australia have also been affected by the disease with Oil prices slumping and world economies crashing. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has ... more
  • 3 days Coronavirus is Tthe ‘worst crisis’ since World War II – United Nations Linda Ikeji
    The United Nations, has labelled Coronavirus as the worst crisis to hit the world since World War II. The warning comes as US fatalities have now exceeded China's with nearly 860,000 people globally confirmed with the fatal disease. The US announced almost 800 deaths on Tuesday - bringing the total to more than 3,700 while Spain, the United Kingdom, France and Italy each reported their largest single-day increase in deaths since the start of the pandemic. Other continents like Africa, South America, Australia have also been affected by the disease with Oil prices slumping and world economies crashing. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has ... more
  • 3 days White House projects 100-240k deaths from Coronavirus as Donald Trump tells US to prepare for ‘very painful two weeks’ Linda Ikeji
    The White House has given a chilling warning to Americans, telling them to prepare for as much as 100,000 to 240,000 deaths from Coronavirus and that is if social distancing guidelines are maintained. The nerve wrecking warnings come after the U.S. death toll rose to 3,669 as of late Tuesday afternoon officially surpassing China's official death toll of 3300.The Coronavirus outbreak hit American shores two months ago, leaving more than 180,000 infected and sick with New York City the worst hit state in the US, and now Dr. Tony Fauci, the White House Coronavirus co-ordinator and also the director of of the National ... more
  • 3 days SMAT App Helps with Digital Learning for Schools Linda Ikeji
    In these times of uncertainty, a lot can be thrown about. In the confusion, normalcy might get lost, and the “run-of-the-mill” can very soon become a scarce treasure we come to cherish. Social media is full of examples of parents struggling to keep their young ones occupied and engaged for these prolonged periods. One thing that should NOT be lost however, is the need to feed the curiosity and inquisition of our young ones and that’s where we come in.As such, we at Data.tac Nigeria Limited are offering our SMAT Apps to schools and educational creators a secure and private ... more
  • 3 days Buhari and Osinbajo have been earning half of their salaries even before Coronavirus – Femi Adesina Linda Ikeji
    The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina has disclosed that President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have been earning half of their salaries before the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country.  The Presidential Spokesperson disclosed this on Channels TV 'Politics Today', when asked if his principal and his Vice will be donating their salaries just like the members of the Senate and House of Representatives, to support the fight against Coronavirus.  Though Femi Adesina did not reveal what the unpaid halves were used for, he however disclosed that both leaders opted to be paid half of their ... more
  • 3 days Electricity tariffs won’t be increased unless DisCos improve supply – Minister Linda Ikeji
    The Minister of Power, Sale Mamman who reacted to the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) statement which confirmed that the plan to increase electricity tariff from April 1 has been postponed, has stated that the plan won't still take off unless Distribution Companies (DisCos) improve the quality of supply, meter consumers and agree on rates with consumers.  Mamman stated though the implementation of the new tariff plan was delayed for the next three months as palliative measures against Coronavirus, DisCos which fail to improve its supply will be sanctioned. The Minister added that the Ministry he heads is supportive of a “service reflective” tariff system which is more ... more
  • 3 days Coronavirus: Presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, reacts to reports of Abiola Ajimobi replacing Abba Kyari Linda Ikeji
    The Presidency has reacted to the news making the rounds on social media that President Buhari has sacked his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari and replaced him with former Oyo state governor, Abiola Ajimobi. Kyari has tested positive for the Coronavirus and is currently undergoing treatment in Lagos. A message of his alleged 'sack' was circulated on a Whatsapp group and was later published on social media. The message read in part“The termination of the appointment of Abba Kyari took immediate effect. And the President has appointed Ajimobi as New COS. The President ordered Abba Kyari to step down as Chief of ... more
  • 3 days Nigerian paralympic gold medalist, Ndidi Nwosu is dead Linda Ikeji
    Ndidi Nwosu, an ace Nigerian powerlifter and gold medalist at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio De Janeiro is dead.  Former President of the Nigeria Powerlifting Federation, Queen Uboh confirmed the death of the Paralymic games star. Ndidi who also won gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, died in Owerri Imo state on March 1, 2020, following complications arising from a lung infection. Ms Uboh disclosed that the husband of the late powerlifter, Ikechukwu Nwosu called her to convey the sad news of his wife's demise.   She said;  “Ndidi sustained an injury from the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia. She was a heavyweight powerlifter. I had actually ... more
  • 3 days Coronavirus: ”Stop giving your children sanitizers to drink- Ogun state govt warns mothers Linda Ikeji
    Ogun state Commissioner for Health, Dr Tomi Coker, has warned mothers in the state to desist from giving their children sanitizers to drink. According to reports, some mothers have formed the habit of giving their wards sanitizers to consume because they were told that it helps prevent Coronavirus infection. Addressing mothers at a press briefing on Tuesday March 31st, Dr Coker saidWe also want to address some myths in society. There are mothers that are actually giving their children sanitisers to drink. There is no evidence that giving sanitisers to children will prevent COVID-19. So, we encourage people to cease from doing this.” The ... more
  • 3 days Nigerian stylist Jane Ekanem calls out her sister for putting her in a psychiatric hospital after claiming she’s “mad”; then calls o... Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian stylist Jane Ekanem has gone online to call out her family members and also a number of popular people. She also threatened that DJ Cuppy's turn is coming and has ignored calls from celebrities asking her to calm down and take her business off social media. Jane Ekanem began by calling out Laolu Sebanjo, the Nigerian musician and visual artist  who is credited with doing the body art in Beyonce's Lemonade music video. She claimed that Laolu took credit for a piece of her creation that she gifted to him, then he marketed it to Serena Williams as his and went ... more
  • 3 days I made a joke about Coronavirus but the disease is real – Governor Makinde Linda Ikeji
    Governor Seyi Makinde has disclosed that Coronavirus is real even though he made a joke about it.  Recall that in a video which went viral on social media, the Oyo state Governor was spotted saying Coronavirus is not in his party (PDP). He was however diagnosed with the disease few days after the said rally.  In a telephone interview on Fresh FM on Tuesday March 31, Makinde said he never doubted the existence of Coronavirus even though he joked about it. He added that he used COVID-19 in same metaphorical way an APC leader did, when they were fighting about their chairmanship.  He said;  “Okay, first, you ... more
  • 3 days Nigerians slams NCDC officials for visiting contacts of confirmed cases of Coronavirus without wearing protective gears Linda Ikeji
    Nigerians on Twitter are reacting to these photos posted on the Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC. The agency on its official Twitter handle, posted some photos of its staff during contact tracing for some Nigerians that have tested positive for the virus.''Contact tracing is ongoing to identify those who came in contact with confirmed cases of #COVID19Nigeria. While in self-isolation, the contacts are monitored daily for 14 days Today our Rapid Response Team made a home visit to a contact in Lagos to assess his health & well-being'' the agency wrote alongside the photo Nigerians took to the reply section to point ... more
  • 3 days  Chidera Eggerue puts her sexy body on display in red lingerie (Photos) Linda Ikeji
     Feminist blogger and founder of Saggy Boobs Matter, Chidera 'The Slumflower' Eggerue took to Instagram to put her sexy body on display while posing in ared lingerie.  She captioned one of the posts: 'Perfectly and intentionally made.' See full photos below.     The post Chidera Eggerue puts her sexy body on display in red lingerie (Photos) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 3 days Burna Boy reveals he felt “totally sick” when he lost at the 62nd Grammy Awards Linda Ikeji
    Burna Boy has said he felt "totally sick" when he lost at the 62nd Grammy Awards. The singer, whose birth name is Damini Ogulu, was nominated in the Best World Music Album category with his groundbreaking "African Giant". However, he lost to Beninese singer-songwriter, Angelique Kidjo. He opened up about how losing made him feel on Twitter. A follower asked: " Burna how did you feel loosing the Grammy." And Burna replied: "Sick. Totally sick." He added: "But my musical Mother @angeliquekidjo told me everything I needed to understand about the Grammys. So now I’m 'Twice as Tall'."  The post Burna Boy reveals he felt "totally ... more
  • 3 days Adorable photo of Laura Ikeji Kanu and her daughter Laurel Linda Ikeji
    Fashion Entrepreneur, Laura Ikeji Kanu has shared an adorable new photo of herself with her baby daughter Laurel, on her Instagram page. The mother of 2 and her husband Ogbonna Kanu, welcomed Laurel Kanu on February 28 2020.The post Adorable photo of Laura Ikeji Kanu and her daughter Laurel appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 3 days Petrol to sell at N123.50 beginning from today April 1st Linda Ikeji
    The Federal government through the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), has announced a reduction in the pump price of petrol.  A statement signed by the PPPRA Executive Secretary, Abdulkadri Saidu, says the new retail price of petrol would be N123.50 beginning from today April 1st. The new price is N1.50 lower than the N125 per litre announced on March 18th.“The PPPRA, in line with the government approval for a monthly review of premium motor spirit (PMS) pump price, hereby announces guiding PMS pump price of N123.50 per litre. The guiding price, which becomes effective April 1, 2020, shall apply at all retail outlets nationwide for ... more
  • 3 days “Fighting Ceeza Milli will be another stupid mistake” Cubana Chief Priest warns Burna Boy Linda Ikeji
    Show promoter Cubana Chief Priest has warned Burna Boy that it will be a "stupid mistake" to fight Ceeza Milli after Burna threatened the songwriter for stating that he wrote his hit song "On The Low". Ceeza Milli said during a radio interview that he has written for Burna Boy. When asked which song he wrote for Burna, Ceeza replied, "On The Low." This angered Burna Boy and he took to Twitter to threaten Ceeza, writing: " Just pray that coronavirus catches you before I do cuz you know what it is when I catch you."  Ceeza Milli reacted to Burna's denial by stating ... more
  • 3 days He wants to be arrested? Nigerian man claims Governor El-Rufai is lying about being positive for Coronavirus (Video) Linda Ikeji
    A Nigerian man is of the opinion that Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai is lying about his Coronavirus status. The governor last Saturday announced he had tested positive for the virus and has gone into isolation. In a video which has since gone viral, thei Nigerian man said that the governor came out to say he had the virus after hearing the donations the Lagos state government has received since the virus was detected in the state in February this year. Watch the video of the man speaking below      View this post on Instagram         Nigerian man says Governor #ElRufai is lying about being positive for ... more
  • 3 days COVID-19: No Nigerian living abroad has asked to be evacuated back home – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama Linda Ikeji
    Minister of Foreign Affair, Geoffery Onyeama, says no Nigerian residing abroad has asked to be evacuated back home as the world battles the Coronavirus pandemic. Onyeama said this when he spoke at the daily briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 in Abuja on Tuesday March 31st.As of now, we do not have any request from any of the embassies from Nigerians wishing to be evacuated from various countries. But certainly, if we receive notification from any of our embassies, we will react accordingly” he said The post COVID-19: No Nigerian living abroad has asked to be evacuated back home Minister of ... more
  • 3 days Former Marseille president Pape Diouf dies after contracting Coronavirus Linda Ikeji
    Former Marseille president, Pape Diouf has died after contracting Coronavirus. He was 68.  Diouf, who became the first black president of a first-tier European club when he took the position at Marseille in 2005, was being treated in a hospital in Senegal, the country of his birth, after contracting the disease. Confirming his death, he French club wrote on Twitter: “Olympique de Marseille learned with great sadness of the death of Pape Diouf. Pape will remain forever in the hearts of Marseillais as one of the great craftsmen of the history of the club. Our condolences to his family and loved ones.”L’Olympique de Marseille a ... more
  • 3 days Veteran Nollywood actor Sadiq Daba is “on the verge of losing one of his eyes” as his health worsens, journalist claims Linda Ikeji
    Nollywood actor, Sadiq Abibakar Daba's health condition has reportedly worsened and he is on the verge of losing his sight if something isn't done quickly. Olutade Simon, a journalist, took to Twitter to ask for help for the ailing actor and begged that this help is needed urgently. He tagged Nigerian politicians such as the vice president of the country, the Lagos State Governor, and the governor of Ogun State.  The former broadcaster has been battling Leukemia and prostate cancer for some years now.  In 2015, he won the Africa Movie Academy Award for Best actor for his role as "Inspector Waziri" in the ... more
  • 3 days Coronavirus: We should be helping people offline – Patoranking tackles his colleagues doing giveaways online Linda Ikeji
    Nigerian dancehall star, Patoranking has taken a swipe at his colleagues who in the last few days have launched giveaway campaigns online over the Coronavirus pandemic.  In a tweet he shared, Patoranking stated that Nigerian artistes should be contributing money to help those offline as they are the most disadvantaged people at this time.  He tweeted;  Instead Make we artist come together and contribute money to support people, Those once wey no Dey online Oo, Wey understand wetin giveaway mean ( people for slums and ghetto) wey Dey disadvantaged due to this Covid-19 Lockdown, una Dey here Dey talk about this Vs This, Wise ... more
  • 3 days US Coronavirus death toll exceeds China’s Linda Ikeji
    The Coronavirus death toll in the US has officially exceeded that of China as confirmed by figures released on Tuesday by Johns Hopkins University. The Baltimore-based university said there have been 3,415 deaths in the US from the virus, more than the 3,309 reported officially in China.  The country with most fatalities is Italy as 12,428 people have died, since the virus was confirmed in the country. They are closely followed by Spain which has recorded 8,269 deaths, and then the United States. The US also has a total of 175,067 confirmed cases of Coronavirus, making it the country with the most confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the ... more
  • 3 days Just pray Coronavirus catches you before I catch you – Burna Boy slams Ceezamilli after he revealed that he ‘vibed’ about 50-60% of... Linda Ikeji
    Burna Boy issued a threat to song writer, Ceezamilli after he revealed that he vibed about 50-60% of his hit song "On the Low".  The disclosure came after Burna Boy claimed he has never had help writing his songs except one time with Peruzzi.   Ceezamilli however countered Burna Boy's claim as he recounted how he vibed 50-60% of "On The Low" which made it to his last studio album "African Giant". The song writer who admitted that Burna Boy changed some of the words on the song, disclosed that the recording for the song was made by Kel P for another artiste who had not ... more
  • 3 days Man gets 10 year jail sentence for defrauding UAE job applicant Linda Ikeji
    An internet fraudster identified as Freedom Inah has been handed a 10 year jail sentence after being arraigned on charges of fraud before Justice M.S. Sifawa, Chief Judge of the Sokoto State High Court.  Inah was accused of defrauding a UAE job applicant to the tune of N1,830,250, a charge he pleaded "not guilty to".  The charge read;  “That you, Freedom Sampson Inah, while acting as a travel agent of Gulf Centre International Travel and Tourism, United Arab Emirate (UAE) and Top Valley Speciality Hospital in UAE; and Nwabueze Uzochukwu Joseph, Peter Ike (now at large), sometime in 2019 at Sokoto, dishonestly induced one Ahmed Jelani to ... more
  • 3 days Coronavirus: Countries we are looking up to for assistance also facing challenges – FG Linda Ikeji
    The federal government has disclosed that some of the countries they were hoping to help Nigeria fight the Coronavirus pandemic, are also facing their own challenges.  Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama who disclosed this at a press conference on Tuesday March 31, added that some of these countries are cooperating.  Asides learning about how to combat COVID-19, Onyeama also told newsmen that Nigeria is in touch with those that could assist with the tools that can aid its fight against the pandemic.  He said;  “We are in touch with foreign countries and learning from them … we are also engaging countries on some equipment that ... more
  • 3 days Prominent Nigerian medical doctor dies after contracting Coronavirus while treating UK COVID-19 patients Linda Ikeji
    A prominent Nigerian doctor who works in the United Kingdom has died after contracting Coronavirus while treating victims of the virus. Dr Alfa Saadu's death was announced on Facebook by former Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The Facebook post shared by Saraki to mourn Dr Saadu reads: "Inalilahi Wa Ina Ilaehi Rajiun. My condolences go to the family of late Dr Alfa Sa’adu, the people of Pategi and Kwara State on the death of the foremost medical practitioner who passed away in London this morning (March 31). "Late Dr Sa’adu provided leadership for our people in the diaspora as he served for many years as ... more
  • 3 days Man arrested with guns concealed in bag of Garri Linda Ikeji
    The Niger State Police Command has arrested a suspect for unlawful possession of firearms in Minna. The Commissioner of police in the state, Usman Adamu, who disclosed this in Minna on Tuesday said that following a tip off, a team of the SARS operatives attached to the command arrested one Danjuma Toko, 25, of Zuru town in Kebbi."On 22nd March, 2020 at about 0800hrs, acting on a tip-off, a team of SARS operatives attached to the Command intercepted and arrested one Danjuma Toko 'm' 25yrs of Zuru Kebbi State, at Kontagora park by Mobil Roundabout Minna, in the process of searching his ... more
  • 3 days Kate Henshaw responds as she’s accused of seizing tips of waiter Linda Ikeji
    Kate Henshaw was accused of money laundering on twitter and she immediately responded to the weighty allegation. The actress posted a tweet where she questioned the quality of the relief package Lagos state promised to give to vulnerable citizens. A follower responded and accused her of doing worse when she was in a position of power. The accusation made included money laundering and the Twitter user threatened to release proof if Ms Henshaw denies it. And Kate Henshaw hit back. It began with Kate tweeting: "Please o.. its day 1 of National lockdown in Lagos State. I no wan shout, I am just ... more
  • 3 days Kate Henshaw responds as she’s accused of seizing of tips of waiter Linda Ikeji
    Kate Henshaw was accused of money laundering on twitter and she immediately responded to the weighty allegation. The actress posted a tweet where she questioned the quality of the relief package Lagos state promised to give to vulnerable citizens. A follower responded and accused her of doing worse when she was in a position of power. The accusation made included money laundering and the Twitter user threatened to release proof if Ms Henshaw denies it. And Kate Henshaw hit back. It began with Kate tweeting: "Please o.. its day 1 of National lockdown in Lagos State. I no wan shout, I am just ... more
  • 3 days Cute or disrespectful? Opinions divided as husband crashes wife’s live news report as she broadcasts from their backyard due to Coronavirus lock... Linda Ikeji
    The Coronavirus lockdown has a lot of people working from home and this requires coping with the distractions that come with working from home.  CBSN TV presenter, Kristin Smith was broadcasting live from her backyard, due to the Coronavirus lockdown, when her husband Josiah Smith, who was watching her on the news in his living room, decided to interrupt the evening news. "That backyard look like mine. That's my house. Wait a minute, that's my house. Hol' up," the husband is seen saying in a video while watching the news.  He then stands from his living room couch and makes his way to the backyard where ... more
  • 3 days Photos: Meet the Nasarawa state councillor who married two women on same day Linda Ikeji
    Saturday March 28th was a memorable day for Ibrahim Oboshi, councillor for Iwogu ward in Keana council area of Nasarawa state as he got married to the love of his life,  Nazira Ozegya and Rabi Akose, on the same day. Oboshi was all excited as he married Ozegya at 10am in Keana, a different location and Akoshe in Obi, a different location at about 12 noon on the same day. Both women have moved in with him after the marriage rites were completed.    The post Photos: Meet the Nasarawa state councillor who married two women on same day appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
  • 3 days Don’t use COVID-19 to loot- ICPC warns public officers Linda Ikeji
    The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has warned Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), involved in the management of Coronavirus disease, not to see it as an opportunity to loot public funds The antigraft agency gave the warning in a statement released today March 31st. It cautioned the public officers against inflation and padding of cost of items being procured under emergencies. It said COVID-19 should not be used as excuse for corruption in any sector of the economy. Read the statement below ICPC COVID-19 MANAGEMENT AND ANTI-CORRUPTION ADVISORYAs the nation reels from the effect of COVID-19, ICPC wishes to ... more
  • 3 days Korede Bello has a question for Burna Boy after he savagely turned down Reekado Banks’ request for a music challenge Linda Ikeji
    Mavin singer, Korede Bello has asked Burna Boy a question after he savagely turned down his former label mate, Reekado Banks' request for them to battle each other in a music challenge. The drama started after Burna Boy stated on Twitter that he was willing to go toe to toe with any worthy challenger "lyrically, musically and physically". When Reekado Banks signified his interest to challenge him, Burna delivered a savage reply saying: 'You know I got too much love for you bro. But didn’t you see wen I said “Worthy Challenger”? Reeky oooooo!!!.'  Soon after, Korede Bello who appeared to be ... more
  • 3 days Former Chelsea star Ashley Cole ‘left shaken’ after gang of masked robbers attacked him at home and stole his jewellery Linda Ikeji
    Former Arsenal and Chelsea star, Ashley Cole was attacked by a gang of masked robbers at his home. The robbers reportedly smashed through the doors of his mansion, entered inside and robbed him of high value jewellery.According to reports, the robbery happened at 9.45pm on January 21 in Fetcham, Surrey but the details of the robbery were not released at the time by police. The former England left-back was unharmed after the incident although he was “extremely shaken”.                                 Sources according to Sun UK said 39 year old ... more
  • 3 days Coronavirus cases rise to 139 as four new cases confirmed in FCT and Lagos Linda Ikeji
    The Nigeria Center for Disease Control NCDC has confirmed four new cases in Nigeria. According to the agency, three of the new cases were confirmed in the FCT while one was confirmed in Lagos. The post Coronavirus cases rise to 139 as four new cases confirmed in FCT and Lagos appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog. ... more
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