Thursday, April 24, 2014

Gombe spends N152m to mass wed 720 couples

The Gombe State Government says it spent N151.8 million on the mass wedding of 720 couples in the state.

The Governor, Alhaji Ibrahim Dankwambo, made this known during the wedding ceremony of the couples in Gombe on Tuesday.

Dankwambo said the amount was expended on the settlement of dowry, purchase of food items, textile materials, furniture, kitchen utensils, as well as take-off capital for the couples.
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‘Nigeria has 1,400 illegal borders’

Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service, David Parradang, on Wednesday said there were over 1,400 illegal routes into Nigeria with only 84 approved border control posts.
He made the shocking revelation when he appeared before the Committee on Immigration and Related Matters of the ongoing National Conference in Abuja.
“Whereas we have 84 approved border control posts across 4,000 sq. km., there are well over 1,400 illegal routes which are not manned. This has great security implications for the country,” he said.

‪‎Lagos‬ - ‪‎Ibadan‬ EXPRESSWAY IS SAFE.

There is no Boko Haram attack on this road as currently being circulated. The heavy traffic being witnessed caused due to a fallen Truck with goods at a section of the expressway. Our traffic officers and other relevant agencies are working to clear the road. ‪#‎Rumour‬ ‪#‎NPFalert‬

Pics: Singing duo MamuZEE TwiNs attacked by Gunmen in Abuja

 Singing duo MamuZEE TwiNs were attacked by armed robbers on Gwagwalada road, in Abuja yesterday April 22nd while returning from the immigration office. The gunmen, thought to be armed robbers, shot at them and shattered their car.

The Twins are still at a healthcare facility now, but are considered doing fine and will return home today.. More pics after the break...

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Nollywood actor dies after battle with kidney ailment

Nollywood actor Chris Nkulor has offered after a struggle with a kidney related disease. He died yesterday at Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching hospital Ile-Ife where he was undergoing treatment for the ailment. May his soul rest in peace. Ase.

Aftermath of Nyanya, Abuja Bomb blast: Military checkpoint causes Massive traffic gridlock

In the wake of the Nyanya bomb blast which occurred on Monday April 14th, which killed over 80 people, military checkpoints have been mounted at various strategic road junctions to double check human and vehicular activities in the FCT.
Motorists/workers say these checkpoints have grown to be a serious problem for them because they lose many useful hours in traffic with a number of them getting late to work and receiving queries.

Video : Vybz Kartel nabbed on video committing murder; video leaks online

 On April 3rd Jamaican dance-hall star Vybz Kartel was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a former associate, Clive 'Lizard' Williams. He just filed an appeal against his sentence but it's unlikely he will make any headway with that because his murder video just leaked online.

When he was arrested back in 2011, the center piece of the murder case was a video tape made at the crime scene (Vybz' own home) implicating Vybz and his co-defendants. Well, someone just leaked that video footage...and it's chilling! They chopped the guy into pieces...that's why a body has never been found. This guy is ruthless, OMG!

Checkout Fulani herdsmen who confessed to being Boko Haram members

They're the faces of a number of the people causing terror in Nigeria. These 17 men you see above are Fulani Herdsmen who have been recently captured by the military. They were part of the group that terrorized residents in Benue, Nasarawa, Taraba and Zamfara recently. They also took part in the recent killing of hundreds of men and women and burning of houses in Wukari, Taraba state. After their capture, they confessed to being members of the Boko Haram sect.

The military released the pic above and a record signed by the Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade. 
Find it below...

Spouse Brutality - Photos: Ogun state APC Chieftain violently assaults wife

Just got this mail from an NGO that handles domestic violence cases. According for their story, the woman above could be the wife of a powerful Ogun-state APC chieftain named Bashorun Bayo Awosanya. He reportedly attacked her at their residence in Sagamu on Easter Sunday April 20th around 8.30pm after an argument. The girl was saved by their gateman who heard her cries for help from his station. 

Unknown Gunmen shoot and kill 50 in fresh attack in Taraba

Unknown gunmen yesterday struck residents of Gidan Aku community on the outskirts Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State killing no fewer than 50 people with many seriously injured.
According to reports, the men who stormed the area with sophisticated weapons allegedly came in from Nassarawa state and attacked the residents while they were sleeping. They set the whole place on fire forcing residents to flee into nearby bushes for safety.
An eyewitness and also a lawyer in the community, Luka Agbu said no security officer came to their rescue during the attack

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