Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Nigerian Police Allegedly Shoots Bus Conductor Dead At Ketu "Viewer Discretion Advised"

OK, so what's going on? Why are policemen now shooting indiscriminately while enforcing Lagos traffic laws? Last week they beat and stripped an Okada man at Unilag Junction, yesterday they killed another Okada man at Ilupeju Byepass, today another shooting, another death recorded.

BREAKUP: Eva Alordiah, Eldee Part Ways After Being Dropped From Trybe Records

The news was made known by the management of Trybe Records in a statement exclusively released. It reads:

Trybe Records and Eva Alordiah have agreed to terminate her recording contract effective immediately. Trybe Records’ vision is to discover and nurture the talents of our artists while operating with purpose, valuing relationships with our partners within the industry, and being persistent in creating and releasing quality music. Unfortunately, over the past 5 months Eva’s vision has not aligned with ours and thus, both parties have agreed to separate.

Stay In Your Village If You Can’t Obey Our Environmental & Traffic Laws –Fashola

The Lagos state governor, Babatunde Fashola has vowed to enforce the new traffic law and the existing environmental laws of the state to ensure the state remains environmentally-friendly.

ALERT!!! Microsoft set to shut down Windows Live Messenger for Skype

Microsoft ditches Windows Live Messenger for Skype
Microsoft has announced it intends to "retire" its instant message chat tool and replace it with Skype's messaging tool.

The news comes 18 months after the software giant announced it was paying $8.5bn (£5.3bn) for the communications software developer.

Microsoft said Windows Live Messenger (WLM) would be turned off by March 2013 worldwide, with the exception of China. It reflects the firm's determination to focus its efforts on Skype.

Three arrested for lynching suspected robbers in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested three suspects for allegedly taking part in the lynching of five suspected armed robbers in Mushin Area of the state on Saturday.

Police Public Relations Officer of the command, Ngozi Braide, said on Tuesday that the suspects were arrested as part of the ongoing investigation into the incident.

She  said, “A full  investigation has commenced into the incident, I cannot give details about the involvement of the arrested suspects for now.
“We have also invited the community leaders of the area where the incident took place. The police will surely get to the root of the matter.”
Braide, however, declined to give the names of the arrested men.

SMH: [Photo Inside] PhD Holder Lived, Died On Refuse Dump In Lagos

It is indeed tragic that such could happen in this country. What exactly happened to Dr. Olawunmi Thorpe, an Ogun State indigene, who died a homeless man, may never be known.

To passersby and residents, who saw Thorpe everyday in the rubbish dump beside the rail line at Fagba Bus Stop in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government Area of Lagos State, he was a deranged man. But what many people did not know was that...

Thorpe had a Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Mass Communication and a PhD in English Language. All these information came to light when the Punch got information that the “mad man” who spoke impeccable English had died about 5pm Wednesday last week.

1 Dead Dozens Trapped in Ghana Shopping Mall Collapse

 ACCRA (Reuters) - A four-storey building housing a department store in Ghana's capital Accra collapsed on Wednesday, killing at least one person and trapping dozens inside, emergency officials and witnesses said.
Rescue workers pulled at least six people from the rubble, one of them dead and the rest injured, as large crowds gathered to watch, a Reuters witness in the West African country said.
"We are doing our best to get to those trapped. We hear there are about three dozen," Kwame Avevoi, a police officer coordinating the rescue, told Reuters.

[Photo] How I Was Drugged And Assaulted By My Facebook Friend

The girl in the picture claim she was drugged and molestd by a friend she met on facebook. According to the story,the man picked her up in a range rover car to upmarket Westlands for a drink. She decided to have red bull since that was their first time of meeting and didn't want to leave a bad impression.

During their date, she excused herself and went to the rest room, that was when the man drugged the red bull she was drinking. The girl only remembers being drowsy and someone dragging her to the car and that was how the man molestd her. She only came back to her senses when good samaritans found her in Umoja 2, Kenya in a very bad state.

Police Arraign Beggar For Absconding With Colleagues’ N250,000

Lagos – The police in Lagos on Wednesday arraigned a beggar, Aminat Aliyu, 48, before an Oshodi Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly absconding with N250,000 belonging to one Malam Ya’u Yusuf and 11 other beggars.

The accused who resides at Carol market, Oshodi, is facing a two-court charge of obtaining money under false pretences and stealing.

The police prosecutor, Cpl. Kehinde Olatunde, told the court that the accused committed the offence sometime between August and October at 17, Araromi St., Oshodi.He said that the accused obtained N250,000 from her victims at Araromi and Cairo markets respectively.

A Date With Facebook Friend Lands Unilag Student In Hospital

A 21-year-old student of University of Lagos has been hospitalised, after she was allegedly pushed down from the third floor of a building in Lagos, following a disagreement with a man she met on the social network, Facebook.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Akabugu Nkiruka sustained multiple injuries, including a pelvis fracture, and was undergoing surgery at the General Hospital, Marina, Lagos, on Tuesday [Nov. 6].

Nkiruka, a Linguistics student of the University of Lagos, told NAN on her hospital bed that she met the young man through the social media, barely a week before the November 1 incident.

21-Year-Old Mum Stabs Her Newborn Baby To Death Hours After Giving Birth

A 21-year-old Georgia woman was arrested Thursday after police say she stabbed to death her infant son just hours after giving birth to him.

President Obama's Re-election, Speech (Must Read!)

President Obama is definitely one of the best orators the world has even seen. Incredible speech. See it below...
Thank you. Thank you. Thank you so much. Tonight, more than 200 years after a former colony won the right to determine its own destiny, the task of perfecting our union moves forward.

It moves forward because of you. It moves forward because you reaffirmed the spirit that has triumphed over war and depression, the spirit that has lifted this country from the depths of despair to the great heights of hope, the belief that while each of us will pursue our own individual dreams, we are an American family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people.

President Obama wins re-election

America's first African American U.S. president has won re-election. President Obama won Ohio, securing him re-election as president of the United States with 303 electoral votes (thirty three more than he needed) to Romney's 206. He defeated Romney in key states. 


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