Wednesday, October 31, 2012

[Photo Gallery] Recent Updates From Kaduna Bomb Blast

NEMA's update:
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) today 30th October, 2012 at about 10am embarked on rapid assessment of hospitals for the second day running to ascertain the  conditions of victims of the recent Kaduna bomb attack which occurred at the St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Ungwar Yero, Malali, Kaduna.

Gen. Yakubu Gowon, described Prof. Chinua Achebe’s latest book, There Was A Country, As “A Propaganda”.

Former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, has described Prof. Chinua Achebe’s Nigerian Civil War memoir in his latest book, There was a Country, as “a propaganda”.

Achebe in the book, accused the Federal Government under Gowon and the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, who was then the Minister of Finance, of using hunger as a weapon of war against the Republic of Biafra.

But Gowon, who spoke to our correspondent on the telephone on Tuesday, said though many books had been written about the civil war, none had been as controversial as that of Achebe.

He said the book was “written to whip up unnecessary sentiments”.

Video-Photo: Hurricane Sandy Struck Cuba, Haiti and Dominican Republic

Port-au-Prince Twenty people, including a woman and her four children, were killed in a hurricane that hit the Caribbean nation of Haiti, Xinhua reported Saturday. 

The mother and her four children died after a landslide destroyed their home in Grand-Goave city, 48 km from capital city of Port-au-Prince, reported Haiti s Civil Protection Agency. 

The storm has been named Hurricane Sandy.Congressman Gandy Dorfeuille confirmed the death of two people and damage to many plantations and roads in Saint-Louis area. Four others were found dead in Grand-Anse, Dame-Marie and Moron areas, reported Haiti Press Network. At least nine people had died

Venus and Serena Williams Land in Lagos

History was made again in Lagos on Tuesday as one of the Williams’ sisters and tennis icon, Venus Williams, finally arrived in Lagos, as widely reported in the local and international media.

Ripples Of Hurricane Sandy May Hit Lagos Within Two Weeks - Government

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday warned residents of the state to prepare for the ripple effect of Hurricane Sandy in the state.

Chelsea star Mikel Obi Racially abused by Referee.

OUTRAGED Chelsea stars have given sworn statements claiming John Obi Mikel WAS racially abused by ref Mark Clattenburg. They are prepared to give evidence to the FA inquiry set up to investigate the accusations after the 3-2 defeat by Manchester United.


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