Friday, December 21, 2012

Nkiru Sylvanu Update:Family Paid N8 million to kidnappers for her release

The police in Owerri, the Imo state capital told reporters during a press briefing yesterday that Nkiru Sylvanus' family paid N8 million to the kidnappers before she was released on Thursday night.
The Commissioner of Police, Adisa Bolanta, said the family did this without the knowledge of the police. He said they had warned the family not to negotiate or deal directly with the kidnappers but they defied their orders "They defied our warnings and continued negotiations with the kidnappers. They went behind us and paid N8 million to them. We have made some arrests in connection with the case and very soon they will all be apprehended." He said

Ogun Women Go Nakéd To Protest Against Hoodlums

Last Saturday, there was a drama at Sonde Apon, a rural community in Ifo Local Government Area, Ogun State, as elder women staged a protest over the invasion of their community by hoodlums who are suspected to have been sent by land speculators from a nearby community. The invaders, numbering 20, were said to have stormed the community and unleashed terror on the residents.

Aluu4 trial stalls due to prison officials failure to produce suspects

The 13 people arrested for the October 5th murder of four students of the University of Port Harcourt were meant to appear in court yesterday Thursday December 20th but the trial was stalled due to the failure of prison officials to produce them in court. At the resumed hearing yesterday morning, the prosecutor told the court that the accused persons were in the court cell, but could not be brought in because of shortage of prison personnel. Yes, they actually said that! Shortage of prison personnel? Does that even make sense? The prosecutor also said he was yet to receive any advice on the matter from the Director of Public prosecution to whom the case file was referred.

(Vidoe) Check Out the First Video ever to hit a billion views on YouTube

It’s official: Psy’s “Gangnam Style” is the first video ever to hit a billion views on YouTube.
Psy’s dance hymn Gangnam Style, which was uploaded to YouTube on July 15, millions of views are racking up every hour. It took approximately three hours for the video to go from 995 million to a billion.
Gangnam Style” was YouTube’s top rising search of 2012 and on October 6th, more than five million searches for “gangnam style” in a single day.

UK Court jails four for killing a Nigerian

A UK court judge, John Bevan, has condemned what he calls Britain’s “endemic” knife culture as he jailed four members of the barking-based Harts Lane street gang for 93 years in total.

Kelvin Chibueze,17, was stabbed repeatedly with a foot-long blade.

French man kidnap: Possibly an inside job – Katsina CP

KANO (AFP) – Police said Friday that a French citizen kidnapped in the north may have been taken by employees of his company after France’s president suggested Al-Qaeda was involved.An engineer with the French firm Vergnet was abducted late Wednesday by a group of 30 gunmen in Katsina state who stormed and opened fire on the residence where he was staying. Two Nigerians died in the attack.

INEC Deregisters Three More Political Parties

Despite the controversies surrounding the deregistration of 28 political parties in Nigeria by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday deregistered three more parties.
In a press statement signed by the Secretary of the commission, Abdullahi Kaugama, INEC said it drew its power from the 1999 Constitution (as amended) and the Electoral Act, 2010 (As amended).

Jonathan Appoints Anenih As NPA Chairman

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the constitution of the Boards of Directors of three agencies of the Federal Government- Nigerian Ports Authority, Corporate Affairs Commission and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety.

Boko Haram insurgency, signal of failed state – Musdapher

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Dahiru Musdapher, has warned that the activities of Boko Haram, kidnapping, armed robbery and other social upheavals in the country were drifting Nigeria towards a failed state.

Musdapher, who spoke at the second annual lecture and book presentation of the National Mirror in Lagos yesterday, said:  “More than ever before in the history of Nigeria has the scourge of terrorism posed great challenges to the Nigerian state.

Teacher Commits Suicide After Catching His Wife In Bed With Politician

Yesterday the body of a teacher whose wife was caught red handed having s*x with a politician from Baringo Central District was found dangling from a tree. The politician – Amos Kandie was later killed by an angry mob. According to residents, the teacher was depressed and never talked to people since the incident occurred and this may be the reason behind the suicide. He could not bear the fact that his wife had been cheating on him with the politician.

Couple Remanded Over Killing Neighbours Baby

A Chief Magistrate’s Court in Akure, Ondo State, on Wednesday remanded in prison custody a couple who allegedly killed their co-tenant’s three-month-old baby girl with a hard object during a fight. The toddler was said to be playing in the passage when the couple picked up a quarrel with her mother resulting in a scuffle. It was learnt that Mr. Oluwaseun Oluwatoba (27) and his wife, Omolara (19), allegedly hit the baby, Roseline Adebisi, on the head with “a hard blunt object” around 7:25pm at Ajebandele Street, Akure last week Wednesday. When the case came up for hearing on Wednesday, Police prosecutor argued that the alleged offence was contrary to and punishable under Section 324 of the Criminal Code Cap 37 Laws of Ondo State 2006.

Ask The following questions before you date your Ex

Does the old saying, “Time heals all wounds” prove to be more true than, “Those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it”? These conflicting approaches to balancing the past with the present really stay at the forefront of a new partnership involving two people who were previously in a relationship together.Any relationship from the past must be assessed by answering ten questions. The manner in which you answer these ten questions will help you to answer the big question: Is it a good idea to date your ex?

I See the Presidential Jet Develop Man-Made Fault - Primate Ayodele

The founder of INRI Evangelical Church World Wide, Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele has revealed that the death of Governor Patrick Yakowa and Gen. Andrew Azazi would have been averted, if divine warnings were not taking for granted. He has however warned President Goodluck Jonathan to sanctify his Presidential Fleet to avert an air disaster that would throw the nation into deep sorrow.  "We are going into another year, again. Help me to tell President Goodluck Jonathan to sanctify his jet. Evil will not befall the nation. I could see the presidential jet developing human made mechanical fault."


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