Friday, November 2, 2012

Boko Haram Can’t Force Me Out – Kaduna State Governor, Patrick Yakowa

Kaduna State Governor, Patrick Yakowa, has dismissed calls for his resignation from office over the incessant bombings in the state.

Speaking with newsmen yesterday at the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national secretariat, the governor said he was on top of the security challenge facing the state, adding that there was no part of the world that was not facing security problem.

“Let me say to you outright that I will not resign; there is absolutely no reason for me to resign.

Are You Hanging On To A Dead-End Relationship?

It is common for relationships to have difficulties, but there are times when a relationship has reached its dead end with irreparable problems. Many people who have invested their time and emotions into a relationship find it very hard to let go, believing that things can and will work out, regardless of whether their partner still wants to be with them or not. So what are the signs of a dead-end relationship? Read the following list:

Oba’s Crown Stolen In Ekiti, As Thugs Invade Alasa Palace

The embattled Regent of Ilasa-Ekiti, Princess Jolaade Onipede, has cried out over alleged attack on Alasa Palace by suspected agents of government, claiming that some ancestral materials, including the crown of his late father, were looted during the raid.

Nigeria Military Kills About 40 Young Men In Maiduguri, Say Residents

KANO (AFP) – Nigerian soldiers who stormed four areas considered Islamist strongholds in the northeastern city of Maiduguri shot dead about 40 young men, residents and a morgue attendant told AFP Friday [Nov. 2].

ABOMINATION:[Photo] Man Caught Exhuming Corpse From Graveyard In Ogun State

Exhuming corpse to make money is increasingly becoming a trade in Ogun State and other parts of the country.

However, the Police had insisted that the illicit trade won’t subsist with the arrest of one Olorunwa Jimoh who is currently cooling his feet in police net for the same offence.

 Jimoh confessed that his business albeit illegitimate is to search for graveyards from which he exhumes corpses in Ago-Iwoye.

It was gathered that one Otunba Adekoya, a resident of Adekoya Street in the town, caught him in the act in his neighborhood, after which he raised alarm, leading to his arrest and detention at the Ago-Iwoye Divisional Police Headquarters.

Buhari not mediating between Boko Haram and government – CPC

The news is a ploy to tarnish
Buhari’s image, CPC says.
Nov. 2 (PREMIUM TIMES) – The opposition Congress for progressive change party, CPC, has said the emerging media link between its national leader, Muhammed Buhari, and a planned parley between Boko Haram and the Nigerian government is aimed at tarnishing his image.

The party denied that the terrorist group appointed Buhari, to mediate between them and Federal Government in a planned peace process.
The Party’s National Publicity Secretary, Rotimi Fashakin, said this in a statement on Thursday.
Mr Fashakin told PREMIUM TIMES that Buhari has never been contacted by either Boko Haram or government to mediate any talks.

Breaking News: Gen. Mohammed Shuwa Shot Dead by Unknown Gun Men

Ọmọ Oòdua has just received reports that retired Gen. Mohammed Shuwa has been shut dead by unknown gunmen at his residence in Maiduguri, Borno state which is at the heart of the insurgency driven by Boko Haram, the Islamic sect that wants to impose Shar'a law in Nigeria.

Mohammed Shuwa was a former Federal Commissioner for Works during military administration of General Olusegun Obasanjo, and until his death was a member of the Board of Trustees of the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP).

Ex-councillor Stabs Teenager For Refusing Advances

A former councillor of Amuwo-Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, Onimole Babatunde, is currently being detained at the Area E Police Command, Festac, Lagos for allegedly stabbing an 18-year-old girl in the neck after she refused his advances at a night club.

On October 26, Mariam Abubakar (pictured above) went to Pearl Habour Night Club in Rochester Garden Hotel, Festac to “catch weekend fun.” Her friend, who pleaded anonymity, said they only went there “to hang out” when Babatunde, who was obviously drunk, started to make advances to Abubakar.

Indomie Wins MarketingWorld Brand of the Year Award

Indomie Instant Noodles- Nigeria’s No 1 Noodles brand and one the nation’s leading Superbrands made by DUFIL Prima Foods Plc has emerged the winner of the Brand of the Year Award at the 2012 edition of the MarketingWorld Awards organized by the publishers of the leading marketing and brands magazine- MarketingWorld Magazine.

Indomie emerges the Winner in the Brand of the year Award sub category in the Individual Award category in a stiff and keenly contested competition with other leading brands including leading telecommunication giants-MTN and Etisalat as well as First Bank and Coca Cola.

The 2012 edition of the MarketingWorld Awards which is in its second year is an annual showpiece event designed to promote organization excellence in branding & marketing communications in Nigeria was held recently at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos.

Should The Nigerian Government Negotiate With Terrorists?

Terrorist sect Boko Haram yesterday said they were ready to ceasefire but gave conditions:
1. Former Head of State, Muhammed Buhari as leader of the negotiating team.


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