Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Photo: Fake Police Is Busted When He Arrests A Real Police Officer

Prince George’s County Police say 29-year-old Anthony Kenneth Mastrogiovanni, of the 900 block of Eastham Court, was driving a white pickup truck on southbound Route 301 when he attempted to stop the Capitol Height Police Officer in his personal vehicle around 4:09 p.m. The off-duty officer identified himself as being a Capitol Heights Police Officer to Mastrogiovanni who, in turn, said he was a military police officer from Louisiana and advised the officer that he was speeding.

Robber kills woman after identifying gang member

The death toll of the Lagos robberies which occurred in various parts of the state on Saturday and Sunday, has risen to nine after it was reported at Ajah Police Division that a mother of two, Badejoko Akinrujomu, was killed by one of the robbers. According to a friend of the deceased, the robbers had while attacking Akinrujomu’s home on Sunday night, tied up all the occupants of the house.

Jonathan launches S’West onslaught against OBJ

There are strong indications that President Goodluck Jonathan and the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Dr. Bamanga Tukur, have begun fresh moves  to seize the control of the party in the South-West from former President Olusegun Obasanjo. 
Investigations on Tuesday also showed that the moves were to ensure that Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola did not return as the PDP National Secretary.
Oyinlola, a political protegee of Obasanjo and former Osun State governor   was on Monday  directed  to step down by Tukur. The  action  was viewed by  political observers as part of the strategies by the President and his team to whittle down the former President’s  influence,  especially  in the South-West PDP.

Food Poisoning Kills Emibrian, LKT’s Manager One Month After Wedding

Reports say Edlyne Records’ Artiste/Repatour manager (A&R), and artiste, LKT’s manager, Emmanuel Okoi, better known as Emibrian, is dead. Emibrian died today January 15 at Agege General hospital after weeks of battling an unknown ailment, which was later identified as poison. According to reports, series of tests were conducted to ascertain the nature of his ailment without any result until a recently conducted test revealed Emibrian was poisoned.

We’re merging to save Nigeria –ACN, CPC, ANPP

The three leading opposition political parties, the Action Congress of Nigeria, Congress for Progressive Change and the All Nigeria Peoples Party, on Tuesday said their plan to merge was to save the country from collapse.Their leaders spoke in Abuja at the presentation of Manifesto of a Nigerian Opposition Politics, written by a civil rights activist, Mr. Salihu Lukman. According to the ACN National Chairman, Chief Bisi Akande, all progressives must unite in order to send the ruling Peoples Democratic Party out of power in 2015.

18 Human Heads Shipped From Italy Held At Chicago Airport

A shipment of 18 human heads, still covered in skin, was held at Chicago O’Hare International Airport by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol. Customs officials halted the heads for investigation before handing them over to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office. “We are involved because they can’t store them any longer,” Tony Brucci, chief of investigations at the medical examiner’s office told ABC News. “We’ll be examining the heads in the autopsy room today, but there is no foul play suspected in the collection of the heads.”

Woman Kills Boyfriend With Her HUGE Bréasts,Faces Manslaughter Charges

A buxom 14st woman faces manslaughter charges after allegedly smothering her lover with her bréasts during a drunken row inside a mobile home. Donna Lange, 51, from Everett, Washington, is reported to have thrown herself down on top of her boyfriend at midday on Saturday.  Police arrived at the scene following reports of shouting coming from inside the mobile home and found Lange lying on top of her boyfriend, 51, who weighed a stone less than her.

Music icon King Sunny Ade's wife back in Lagos House of Assembly

One of the wives of music icon King Sunny Ade, Hon Risikat Ajoke Adeniyi Adegeye is back in the Lagos House of Assembly, not as a lawmaker, but as one of commissioners representing Badagry in the newly constituted Lagos House of Assembly Service Commission.  Mrs Adegeye was a member of the Lagos State House of Assembly from 2007-2011, representing Amuwo Odofin area of the State.

Beyond Code of Conduct for Nigerian Police

On Thursday, January 10, 2013, the Nigerian Police authorities launched a new code of conduct for the Force. The policy which the Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Abubakar, referred to as an article of faith is meant to instill discipline and ethics in the officers and men of the Force. According to the Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Frank Mba, “The Code contains standard policing rules as well as contemporary international best practices in law enforcement as available in various United Nations Conventions, the Nigeria constitution, Police Act and Regulations and other domestic statutes. It is intended to be used by police officers in determining what is right and proper in all their actions.”

Kick Sharia: Saudi Nurse Rewarded For Saving A Man’s Life

A nurse rescuing an accident victim wouldn’t have meant so much elsewhere, but in a country where social restrictions are placed on women, and Sharia law forbids close association between opposite sexes, a woman saving a man can be considered an act of bravery. The Saudi nurse has been hailed a hero after she rescued a young man following a road accident. Salwa Juma Al Khobairi was in a car on the Madina-Khaybar highway in western Saudi Arabia when she saw a crowd of people around a man who was bleeding as a result of an accident.

Obasanjo Is An Example Of A Man To Whom Much Has Been Given But Nothing Returned – Kashamu

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stalwart in Ogun State, Buruji Kashamu, has faulted former President Olusegun Obasanjo over his comment on the activities of rich politicians in the state. Kashamu also accused the former President of working for the re-election of his Owu kinsman, Governor Ibikunle Amosun, in 2015.

Mild Drama At Armed Forces Remembrance Day As OBJ Refuses To Lay Wreath

There was a mild drama at the armed forces remembrance day held at Arcade ground in Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital, when former President Olusegun Obasanjo shunned the traditional wreath laying ceremony.Obasanjo who was clad in a white flowing Agbada with a traditional blue cap,  shunned the State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun’s  request to lay a wreath.The mild episode ensued when his name was mentioned as part of the dignitaries that would lay the wreath and he vehemently rejected after he was persuaded by the governor.

NITEL Manager, 16 Others Arrested For Stealing NITEL Cables Worth N50 Million

The Police have arrested a Nigeria Telecommunications Limited (NITEL) Manager and 16 others for allegedly stealing NITEL cables worth N50 million from its warehouse in Victoria Island, Lagos. According to DailyPost, which reported the news, the suspects were apprehended at about 12:30 a.m. on Sunday at NITEL Warehouse, Saka Tinubu, Victoria Island, Lagos. Sources at the Victoria Island Police station who pleaded anonymity said the suspects had been on surveillance since they got information about the development: “We have been on surveillance for about two months…

I’ve Never Seen A Country Where The Central Bank Sells Dollars To Bureau De Change – Boyo

A foremost Nigerian economist, Mr. Henry Boyo has accused the Central Bank of Nigeria of implementing faulty monetary policies that are holding the Nigerian economy to ransom. Mr. Boyo made the remarks at the ‘Nigeria Fiscal and Monetary Crisis: The Way Out,’ which was organized by the Save Nigeria Group in order to mark the one-year anniversary of the Occupy Nigeria movement. According to him, “I’ve never seen a country where the Central Bank sells Dollars to Bureau de Change,” said Mr. Boyo… We even pride ourselves with giving agricultural loans at the rate of seven per cent, whereas in serious economies, it is as low as zero per cent.”

Boko Haram Will Fade Out Gradually – Omeri

Nigerians have been told by the Director General of the National Orientation Agency, NOA, Mr. Mike Omeri, that the current spate of violence in the country was built up over time and as such, will take an equally gradual process to imbibe a total culture of peace and stability. Omeri who said this at a forum to mark his one year in office, added that the efforts being made across the states by the agency will not be in vain as many Nigerians are hungry for peace.He however called for greater efforts from Nigerians across board to sustain and promote different campaigns especially at the grassroot level, on taking the right actions to eliminate corruption and promote peaceful growth and development.

Peoples Party Of Nigeria (PPN) Chairman Is Dead

The National Chairman of the Peoples Party of Nigeria, PPN, Mr Abiodun Sunday Odusanya is dead.
The cause of his death is still uncertain as at the time of this post. P
PN has a strong based in Ogun state and some South Western states.
More details soon

Young Nigerian Entrepreneurs Launch Tiketmobile An App That Helps You Buy InterState Bus Tickets Eas

A group of four young Nigerian entrepreneurs have launched an innovative mobile app which you can use to buy Inter-state bus tickets easily. The app is called Tiketmobile, according to the founders:
We are very excited to introduce Tiketmobile to you. Tiketmobile lets travellers find and buy bus tickets conveniently from their mobile devices.
Tiketmobile was first conceived and built at Start-up Weekend Lagos in September 2011. Between then and now, we have iterated a number of times on our platform, strategy and offering. Currently, to buy tickets on Tiketmobile, a user would have to access it from our mobile website, If the user is visiting from a mobile phone, they are automatically redirected there.

7 Great Reasons To Hug More

There was a time when hugs were given freely, but we seem to live in an increasingly hands-off world, making do with superficial pecks on the cheek and a token embrace, or even just a smile from afar, worse still a nodding gesture. The findings of a study on how hugs heal the heart make me sure that if we hugged more, the world would be a happier, safer place. According to various research studies, here’s what a simple hug can do:

Make your workers income earners, not salary earners

If you look through the questions posed by Aramide on the left hand side (question and answer column), you will appreciate the pains entrepreneurs go through in the day-to-day running of their businesses. Beyond her questions which have been attempted, we shall look further on fundamental issues business operators must get right in order for them to minimise loss and get their businesses out of the danger zone as fast as possible.

WARNING: Excess Consumption of Meat Shortens life- Physician

The Medical Director, Medical Art Centre, Lagos, Prof. Oladapo Ashiru, has warned that excess consumption of meat could reduce life expectancy. Ashiru, who spoke at the Vanguard Allure Wellness Seminar in Lagos on Friday, said though meat is a rich source of protein, too much of it in a diet pose long term cardiovascular risks.He noted that excess consumption of meat was associated with declining kidney function and gout as well as increased risks of heart disease and cancer.According to him, patients treating the aforementioned diseases must reduce their intake of meat.

Hypertension, now killing young Nigerians – Experts

Medical personnel have raised the alarm that young people in their 30s now die daily of hypertension, a disease often described as a silent killer, BUKOLA ADEBAYO writes.Before now, hypertension usually signposted by high blood pressure, was not too common among the young.  But physicians in the nation’s hospitals said that young Nigerians in their 30s and 40s are now becoming the victims of the deadly disease. This, they said, was due to ignorance and poor management of the ailment.

Photo: Man Bonds With Crocodile

Deep in the Costa Rican jungle, a fisherman named Chito discovered a crocodile that had been shot in the eye by a cattle farmer and left to die.Chito was able to drag the massive reptile into his boat and brought him to his home, where he stayed by his side for months, nursing him back to health. He named the crocodile Pocho. “I stayed by Pocho’s side while he was ill, sleeping next to him at night.He and Chito play, wrestle and hug on a daily basis. That bond, Chito said, took years to forge.

18-Year-Old Boy Stabs Neighbour To Death For Sleeping With His Girlfriend

A teenager from Matobo district, Zimbabwe fatally stabbed a neighbour after suspecting that he was having an affair with his girlfriend, police have reported.Jokoniya Moyo (18) proceeded to Elliot Ncube’s house in the same area at about 1am where Evidence Ncube (27) was staying and started assaulting him. Ncube tried to flee but Moyo caught up with him and stabbed him once on the left shoulder. Ncube died as a result of excessive bleeding.

Immigration Comptroller General, Rose Uzoma, retired from service

Mrs. Rose Chinyere Uzoma, the Comptroller General of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), was today Tuesday 15th January retired from the service following the controversy that trailed the recruitment exercise of the agency.
A letter conveying her retirement was signed by the Minister of Interior and Chairman of CDFIPB, Comrade Abba Moro. Mrs Uzoma will be temporarily replaced by her deputy, Mr. Rilwan Bala Musa, pending when the agency gets a new Comptroller General.


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