Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Nigeria 2nd Most Corrupt Nation —Gallup Poll

The perception of Nigeria’s government seems to have crashed further, with most Nigerians rating their country’s leadership as the second most corrupt in the world, a Gallup poll just made public has revealed.
Gallup, in its first-ever report on “Global States of Mind: New Metrics for World Leaders.”, said 94 percent of Nigerians believe there is widespread corruption in government.

A Leader Wants Inter-Tribal Marriages Among NYSC Members

Abuja -The Ardo Fulani of Suleja, Alhaji Gidado Ibrahim, on Wednesday called for inter-tribal marriages among youth corps members to foster unity among Nigerians. Ibrahim made the call in an interview when he visited the NYSC 2012 batch C corps members posted to Abuja at the FCT Orientation Camp, Kubwa.

Video-Photos: Popular Gospel Artist, Mayowa Ajayi, MAIOJOE Arrested For Fraud In The UK

A gospel singer who pretended to be an American fighter pilot, an oil executive and widower to con women out of more than £120,000 has been jailed today. Oluwamayola Ajayi, 31, of Sherman Gardens, Chadwell Heath, used dating website to ensnare four women using different names and identities.

Photos: Fuel Scarcity Throttles Abuja Residents, Businesses; Government Silent

The acute shortage of petrol in Abuja and the surrounding areas has left many residents stranded and frustrated, with long queues of vehicles in filling stations across the city.Motorists unable to get fuel are often left with no option than to sleep at the petrol stations, and commercial transporters have abruptly increased fares, inflicting a heavier burden on innocent passengers.

RIVERSIDE: Nigerian teen getting new arms after attack

Video: US Hospital Gives Nigerian Amputee New Limbs, Free

“After a madman hacked off both her hands two years ago, 17-year-old Ruth Idowu prayed to Jesus for new ones.The faith of the shy Nigerian teenager and the kindness of strangers – who are now dear friends — have prevailed.

Husband Catches Wife Having Séx With 16-Year-Old Student

A suspicious husband used the GPS capability on his wife’s cellphone to find the 38-year-old teacher having séx with a 16-year-old boy. Amie Neely now faces a felony séxual assault charge after being arrested by Port St. Lucie, Fla. police early Sunday morning, according to TC Palm. WPBF reports that the boy was an exchange student living with Neely and her husband at the time of the alleged assault. There is also another exchange student still taking up residence there, according to the station.

PHOTOS: Gov. Oshiomole Sworn In For Second Term As Governor of Edo State

Gov inspects the guard of honour mounted by the Government House Quarter Guard on his return to the Government House after his swearing-in for a second term in Monday

Power-drunk Lagos CP walks out PUNCH Reporter

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Umar Manko, on Tuesday ordered a correspondent of The PUNCH, Kunle Falayi, out of the premises of the police command headquarters, Ikeja.
Manko said a story published on Tuesday titled, ‘Guard shot by policemen in critical condition’ was an attack on the integrity of the police.

North Demands Death Penalty For Corruption

Ahead of Thursday’s zonal constitutional conferences, foremost northern political group, the Arewa Consultative Forum, has recommended capital punishment for corruption. At present, China is the only notable country where corruption attracts capital punishment.In its proposal submitted to the National Assembly, a copy of which was obtained by one our correspondents in Kaduna on Tuesday, the ACF rued the destructive impact of corruption on the country and said that anybody found guilty of corruption should be killed.

Policemen Tortured, Shot Me Within Lagos Police HQ –Mechanic

A 30-year-old mechanic, Oladele Adebanjo, has accused the policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Lagos State Police Command of torturing and shooting him while he was in detention.
Adebanjo said he spent seven days in the SARS custody at the police command headquarters in Ikeja, over false allegations that he stole a commercial bus.

French Police Detain Nigerian Private Jet Carrying President Jonathan's Front Man

SaharaReporters has learnt that French law enforcement officers detained a private jet conveying a Nigerian businessman, Jide Omokore, in Paris. Mr. Omokore is one of President Goodluck Jonathan’s closest business associates.The Abuja-bound plane had arrived in Paris from Monaco. A French police source who spoke to our correspondent on condition of anonymity disclosed that the plane was detained for two days.

Video: Sexy HOT White Girl Makes Video In Her Bedroom Begging WIZKID For A Date.

Gov.Oshiomhole Appoints Hon.Patrick Obahiagbon As His Chief Of Staff

Honourable Patrick Obahiagbon has been appointed the Chief of Staff to the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. He replaced Mr. Osarodion Ogie.Obahiagbon, popular for his rib-cracking grammatical expressions, was a former member of the House of Representatives.

Why Applicants Are Refused US Visas

Vice-Consul, United States Consulate, Lagos, Mr. Christopher Richardson, says many applicants are refused American visas because they have not visited other countries.
Richardson spoke at a seminar on the ‘American Visa Regime: the role of lawyers’ organised by the Immigration Lawyers Forum in Lagos on Tuesday.
He said, “The majority of the visa applicants prefer the US as their first outing. This creates doubt, especially when the applicant has not visited any other countries before.”

BREAKING NEWS: Dr Abubakar Olusola Saraki Is Dead

he strongman of Kwara politics and Waziri of Ilorin, Dr. Abubakar Olusola Saraki, is dead.
It was learnt Saraki died in his Lagos home on Wednesday morning.
Saraki, the Senate Majority Leader in the Second Republic, has been in and out of hospitals in the last few years owing to symptoms associated with old age.


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