Saturday, November 10, 2012

Bring It On! 50 Cent Agrees To Fight Floyd Mayweather On December 14.In A Boxing Ring

Is it for real or these guys are just trying to use our Heads ?
Friends for years and almost business partners 50 Cent and Floyd Mayweather engaged in a very public twitter feud a few days ago. The insults got personal on both ends, leaving fans wondering if the two could ever reconcile.

Lawyers Decry Chief Justice’s Decision to Exclude Court Of Appeal Nominee

Several Nigerian lawyers have criticized the decision by Chief Justice of Nigeria, Maryam Alooma-Muktar, to exclude Justice Ifeoma Jombo-Ofo from the list of newly appointed justices of the Court of Appeal sworn in this week.

The five lawyers who spoke to us said they were dismayed by Justice Alooma-Muktar’s failure to swear in Justice Jombo-Ofo as a member of Nigeria’s Court of Appeal.

A source close to Ms. Jombo-Ofo, a serving judge of the Abia State High Court, disclosed that she was summoned by the CJN and told that her nomination and appointment had been withdrawn because Anambra, her state of birth, has no vacant spot to fill in the Court of Appeal. Mrs. Jombo-Ofo’s husband hails from Abia State, a state where she has put in many years of service.

Pastor Oritsejafor Gets Private Jet As Birthday Gift From Church Members

The President of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has now joined the elite league of Nigerian clergies, who own a private jet.

This was affirmed on Saturday as members of The Word of Life Bible Church, in Ajamimogha, Warri, Delta state, presented the Pastor with a private jet as his birthday gift.

The leader of Christian community in Nigeria, who is fondly called Papa Ayo, was celebrating his birthday and his 40th anniversary on the pulpit, when he was presented the gift.

Present amongst the congregation to felicitate with the Pastor was President Goodluck Jonathan.
The ceremony kicked off immediately with the entrance of the President with the singing of the national anthem.

Nigerian State Governors To Block Oil Wealth Fund

Nigeria’s state governors vowed on Thursday to go to court to stop the government putting oil revenues into a sovereign wealth fund. Africa’s top crude producer has been moving closer to joining its OPEC partners in creating a sovereign wealth fund for long-term investment of its oil cash.

The governors, who enjoy luxurious lifestyles and wield huge patronage, had been opposed to the fund because they feared it would reduce their share of the oil money. Nigeria picks team for $1-billion fund Zambia launches record-breaking euro bond
Nigeria signs $23-million electricity deal with Canadian firm The country pumps more than two million barrels of oil a day but economists say revenue over the decades has been wasted on bloated government wages, a vast patronage network that gets costlier closer to election time, or plain embezzlement.

Ronaldo And Messi Are Monsters – Drogba

Shanghai Shenhua striker Didier Drogba has branded Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi football’s two “monsters”. The 34-year old was talking about his selection for the winner of the 2012 Ballon d’Or, but refused to share who his choice would be, and instead took the time to talk of his admiration for the pair.

LEAP Africa Holds 9th Annual Awards – Youth Bulge: Ride the Tide

The youth bulge has become a major concern across the world with youth population rising significantly in several countries. '

Statistics reveal that approximately half of the population of African countries is made up of youth.

With a youth population of 43.9%, Nigeria has the 17th highest youth population out of 229 countries in the world.

These figures pose interesting discussions for world leaders and international communities on how the energy, creativity and vitality of this huge human resource can be channeled to strengthen economies and positively transform their countries.

Three Police Men Killed as Gunmen Attack Yobe Police Station

The spate of attacks in the North continued yesterday as suspected Islamist gunmen attacked a police station in Yobe state killing three officers and stealing guns and ammunition. Lt. Eli Lazarus, spokesman of the Joint Task Force security outfit in Yobe State, confirmed the killings in a statement in Damaturu, the state capital. Speaking with newsmen, Lazarus Eli said “In the early hours of today, gunmen attacked the police station at Bonny Yadi in Gujba Local Government Area.

Gov. Fashola Blames Presidency over Delay in Fuel Subsidy Investigation

Lagos state governor Babatunde Fashola has expressed displeasure over the investigations into the fuel subsidy scandal blaming the president for the delay. According to him, the investigation should have come earlier. Fashola who made the remarks at the two-day Kuramo Conference, 2012 themed: ‘The Global Common Wealth’ held in Lagos, said that the executive failed to do its job on the fuel subsidy scandal. He stressed that the legislature should not have been the first to look at  the report but rather, the executive has the responsibility to conduct investigation on the scandal. According to him, anyone found to be implicated during the investigation should have been dismissed immediately.

32-Year-Old Man Kills Grandmother, Her Friend For Nagging Him In Ibadan

Olalonpe Ganiyu, until her death a couple of weeks ago, loved her relations to a fault. Blessed with several children, Olanlope, said to be close to a hundred years before her untimely death, showed great love and affection for her kin.

When one of her daughters died in early 2012, the elderly woman immediately took all the late daughter’s children into her custody. Olanlope lived at Yemetu in Ibadan, Oyo State.

Among the children Olanlope took into custody and caring for is 32-Year-Old Tajudeen Adekunle. But ever since Adekunle and his siblings had been living with their grandmother, the elderly woman and her grandson were said to have been dealing with each other like cat and dog. The no love lost relationship between grandmother and grandson came to a head recently when Adekunle allegedly hacked the old woman to death.

VIDEO: 100 Level ANSU Student Given Jungle Justice For Multiple Crimes

The guy is said to be a year one student of the Anambra State University, Igbariam campus.

Unconfirmed report says he has committed multiple crimes of stealing, molestation, bullying and so on. He’s been terrorizing students mostly girls in the school disguising himself as a military personnel putting on the khaki uniform.

He punishes students who comes his way, deprives them of their properties, threatens and bullies them. For the girls, he takes them in, molests them, seizes their pants and bras and sends them away.He met his doom when he seized the properties of a group of boys who were fed up with his acts and decided to report to the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) to aid them in retrieving their properties back.

Jilted Man Bleaches Wife With Acid

A jilted husband identified as Okoye Gabriel has been arrested by the police at Ikotun Division in Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria, for allegedly pouring a substance believed to be raw acid on his wife, Charity.

She was severely burnt and sustained injuries on her body.

The 33-year old Enugu State-born man unleashed his anger on his wife for allegedly dumping him.

Gabriel is currently being detained at the police cell at Ikotun,  while his enstranged wife, Charity was rushed to Lagos State University Teaching Hospiral, LASUTH, Ikeja, Lagos where doctors are battling to save her life.The incident happened  at the popular  Governor Road in Ikotun, Lagos.

16-Year-Old Student Stabs Grandmother To Death

A 16-year-old student of Community Secondary School, Ugbo in Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State has allegedly stabbed his grandmother, Mrs Christiana Anieke, to death.The student, who is now at large, allegedly stabbed his grandmother at about 10 p.m. on Tuesday.


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