Monday, December 31, 2012

Lagos State Government Donates Sum Of N4.5m to ailing actress,Ngozi Nwosu

Ngozi Nwosu receiving the cheque today

Lagos State government today gave actress Ngozi Nwosu N4.5million to help with the treatment she needs urgently. The actress has been battling with a kidney and heart-related ailment for a while now and needed N6million for treatment abroad. She raised N2million from well meaning Nigerians a few weeks back and needed N4million extra.

Ngozi can now have the treatment she needs thanks to Governor Babatunde Fashola. God bless everyone else who donated.

Hillary Clinton Hospitalised With Blood Clot

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been sent to the hospital with a blood clot stemming from a concussion she suffered earlier this month and is being assessed by doctors, a State Department spokesman said. “In the course of a follow-up exam today, Secretary Clinton’s doctors discovered a blood clot had formed, stemming from the concussion she sustained several weeks ago,” spokesman Philippe Reines said in a statement on Monday.

Police Rescue Lady From Ritual Killers

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Mr. Victor Babayemi, in a statement on Friday, said the suspect, Ayodele Jinadu, was arrested for alleged attempt to decapitate his victim who he had lured to a hotel. The PPRO said the victim who had machete cuts all over her body was rescued and taken to the hospital where she was treated. Jinadu said the suspect confessed to the police that he was sent by a man who needed the head for ritual purposes. The statement read in part, “Operatives of the Ekiti command arrested Jinadu, 30, who lives No. 8, Eleguru Street, Ado-Ekiti, for attempting to take Kacha’s life. 

Fulani, Gwari Clash In Abuja: Two Die, Thousands Displaced

With less than 48 hours to another year, a communal clash has erupted in Gwako, under Gwagwalada Local Government Area of the Federal Capital Territory. The spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency, Yushau Shuaib, who stated this on Sunday, said the clash drew the attention of the agency and the Ministry of the Capital Territory to jointly activate their Search and Rescue teams.

Sweden: The Country That Imports Wastes To Generate Power

When it comes to keeping wastes out of landfill sites, Sweden leads the way in the world. It recycles what could be reused and bums what can be safely incinerated to provide power for a quarter of a million homes. Sweden however faces a big problem, and the problem is that Swedes are too environment-conscious and therefore aren’t throwing away enough waste to feed the incinerators.

Obasanjo, Others Settle Rift Among Egba Monarchs

The age-long rivalry and rancour among the four foremost traditional rulers in Egbaland was on Saturday resolved as the Governor of Ogun State, Senator Ibikunle Amosun; former president Olusegun Obasanjo; head of the defunct Interim National Government, Chief Ernest Shonekan and foremost industrialist, Chief Olatunde Abudu, intervened and successfully brokered peace among the warring monarchs.

Jonathan: Our Greatest Challenge Is Our Attitutude Not Corruption

President Goodluck Jonathan claimed today that Nigeria’s biggest challenge to good governance is not corruption, but the attitude of Nigerians. Jonathan submitted this theory today in Yenagoa during a flowery tribute that he paid his former national security adviser, General Andrew Owoye Azazi, at Azazi’s burial.

Policeman Among 5 Killed as JTF, Gunmen clash

Five people including a policeman and suspected Boko Haram members died at the weekend during a clash between the military Joint Task Force (JTF) and the Islamist sect near Potiskum in Yobe State. JTF spokesman in Yobe, Lt. Eli Lazarus said the task force conducted a ‘cordon and search’ in Yindiski area in Potiskum, at about 2pm on Saturday, leading to a bloody clash between the soldiers and Boko Haram, noting that five persons were killed while 59 suspects were arrested.

How we averted bomb attacks at Christmas – Jonathan

ABUJA—President Goodluck Jonathan, Sunday, said but for the effective role of the security agencies, the Boko Haram sect would have carried out deadly bombings during the Christmas celebration. The president spoke on Sunday at the church service of “Ekklisiyar Yaruwa a Nigeria”, EYN, (Church of the Brethren in Nigeria), Utako, Abuja.

Teenage Mother Brutally Murders Her 2-Year-Old Child

Residents were left shell-shocked last week after an 18-year-old mother killed her 20-month-old daughter and dumped the body in a storm drain before she went merry-making in the city of Dzivarasekwa, Zimbabwe.The suspect, Mellisa Makavani, was arrested on December 24 after she went to the Police Station claiming her baby had been murdered by unknown assailants.“On 23 December at about 5pm, the accused person tied her daughter on both hands and left her at a secluded area between two streets. She then killed her, dumped the body in a storm drain and went into the city centre to enjoy herself.

Mistakes That Married Men And Women Make

Getting married is simple. It’s a no brainer. People do it all the time. But to stay in marriage? That’s where the real work starts. Everyday, people get married, take spectacular and glossy pictures at beautiful weddings with incredible cakes only to announce a divorce later. In the United States alone, about 50% of marriages end up hitting the rocks and as you are reading this, some are already throwing their wedding rings into the River Nile. Why? What are the marriage mistakes you should not make? How can you make sure your marriage does not only work, stay intact but also gives you the joy and happiness you’d imagined before saying ‘I do’? i have brought you this special marriage-themed piece. How about calling your better half and reading it together? Ready? Let’s roll! 

Enugu killing: Rich Nigerian Men Run For Cover

Affluent citizens of Enugu State, especially returnees from abroad are now shunning public functions, even as they have beefed up security in their homes. This is due to the killing of Dr. Ogbo Edoga, a United States-based financial economist, by gunmen on Boxing Day in his home town, Aku, Igbo-Etiti LGA of the state. Edoga was killed on December 26 this year by gunmen in the house of his kinsman where he stopped over while returning to his village home in Aku on the fateful day.

2000 BC Cemetery With Body Remains, Arrow Heads, Daggers, Knives Discovered In Oman

A discovery of graves by Royal Oman Police (ROP) while digging for the new border check post in the Aswad area of the province of Shinas in northern Oman has led archaeologists to the discovery of a settlement dating back to 2000 BC, according to a senior archaeologist at the Ministry of Heritage and Culture. “The check post will be built at the spot but the archaeology site will be protected,” Sultan Al Bakri, Director of Antiquity Department at the Ministry, told newsmen.

27-Year-Old Congolese Entrepreneur Launches First Africa-Designed Smartphone

A Congolese inventor has unveiled what he says is the first African-designed smartphone. It went on sale on 27 December in the Republic of Congo. 27-year-old Verone Mankou who introduced the smart phone said Elikia, the phone’s name means “hope” in the local language.  Mankou, head of the company VMK, said the Android-powered device was on sale only in Congo for now, but he planned to launch it in other countries very soon.

How To Win The Heart OF A Muslim Lady

1. 'Hi' You met her for the first time, hey! STOP don't stare at her with all your energy.
she will curl back if she discovers your intention at this stage give a welcoming smile.

An exchange of pleasantries is ok. {Don't ask for her number}

2. Get closer to her discussions with other colleague once a while, choose to support her view as much as you can.

Pastor Chris Writes the Media on Nollywood

"Hello my brethren, by the special grace of God, I am Pastor Chris C. Godwin, the president of World Missionary Assistance Nigeria and the Shepherd of Fire House Ministries Lagos. I am writing to the media based on what I have foreseen coming up against the film industry of this our beloved Nation, of which if care is not taken, big calamity will befall this growing industry."

Boko Haram Suspects Kill 15 Nigerians By Slitting Their Throats In Borno

According to Mohammed Kana, a regional official for the National Emergency Management Agency, gunmen entered a church in Chibok and killed at least 15 worshipers.  “Some of the people had their throats slit,” Kana said, citing NEMA staff who responded to the scene.

(Photo) Niger State Governor Puts Up Billboard For Daughter's Wedding

Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State put up a
billboard in the state to celebrate his daughter's wedding. 

Davido, JAMB, Boko Haram, most searched of 2012

What did Nigerians search for on the web in 2012? According to Google's annual Zeitgeist list, Davido, Rashidi Yekini, Whitney Houston were some of the most searched people of 2012.

Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB)Boko Haram, Asuu strike, Vanguard News were some of the most searched terms of 2012.

Inside The Secret Abacha Memo Approving Execution Of Ken Saro - Wiwa, Others

Source: Premium Times
In November 1995, while an overwhelming international outcry mounted against the execution of the Ogoni leader, Ken Saro-Wiwa and his colleagues, defiant military dictator, Sani Abacha, backed by a small band of military officers, convinced themselves that executing them, swiftly, was the best way to resolve the Ogoni unrest “once and for all”, and to make it clear to Nigerians and the world the authoritarian regime was no weakling.

Man Dies On Christmas Day, Wife Throws Party A Few Hours Later

In an extraordinary incident, a Mahatshula woman in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe hosted a party after the death of her husband.According to sources, the party was held on Christmas Day just a few hours after the woman's husband died. The woman, Nomasonto Zikhali is said to have lost her husband, Khumbulani Ncube, who died on Christmas day.


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