Tuesday, February 5, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan's message to Nigerians

Our dear president posted this on his Facebook page this afternoon. See the full message after the cut..
Dear friends on facebook,

The determination of this administration to create wealth in Nigeria and for Nigerians has led us to focus our investment drive towards attracting Foreign Direct Investments in manufacturing and the service sector to ensure that jobs are created. And this drive is not an exercise in futility as Nigeria is becoming the preferred destination for FDI.

How to Overcome Séxual Temptation

One issue that affects marital relationships is séxual temptation. We all face this from time to time, and it is essential that we learn how to handle temptation when it comes our way. That is why in today’s edition, we would be considering how to overcome séxual temptation. This is not just for the married only, as singles or divorced will also benefit from it.
Séxual temptation is a situation where one person is under pressure to have séx with another person. It could be with a colleague in the office, a neighbour, pastor, church member, friend’s wife, among many others. We become séxually drawn towards such a person and this can spell doom for marriages and the lives and families of those involved, if not properly handled.

Golden Eaglets In Car Crash

Two players of the Nigerian men's Under-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets, have been confirmed to have been involved in a ghastly motor accident on Sunday.

Goalkeeper Adamu Abubakar and Friday Njengo were confirmed to have been involved in the car crash while on their way to the team's camp in Calabar.

The team's head coach, Manu Garba, has been in touch with the affected players, now receiving treatment at the Federal Medical Centre in Jalingo.

What More Does Achebe Want?... I Did All I Could For The Igbos ––Obasanjo

In his usual no-nonsense posture, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has cautioned Prof Chinua Achebe and his likes to drop issues relating to the Biafra war in the trash can of history once and for all. Obasanjo a principal actor during the war, in a recent chat said Achebe keeps dragging Nigeria back with his negative views due to certain reasons. Below is how Obasanjo chronicled his efforts for the Igbos...

Celebrity Saudi preacher 'raped' and tortured his five-year-old daughter to death

A Saudi preacher who tortured his five-year-old daughter to death has been released after agreeing to pay 'blood money', activists said.   Lama al-Ghamdi died in October having suffered multiple injuries including a crushed skull, broken ribs and left arm, extensive bruising and burns.  The child had also been repeatedly raped and the burned.

Her father Fayhan al-Ghamdi, a prominent Islamist preacher who regularly appears on television in Saudi Arabia, served only a few months in jail despite admitting having used a cane and cables to inflict the injuries.

Activists from the group Women to Drive said the preacher had doubted Lama's virginity and had her checked up by a medic.

Migration Fraudster Tried to Slip Five Kids into NZ

A Nigerian immigration fraudster used fake birth certificates in an illegal bid to bring five children into New Zealand.
Remi Eme Chukwu arrived in Auckland in January 2007 and was granted visitor permits until he applied for permanent residence in July 2008, after marrying a New Zealand woman. Seven children were named on the 46-year-old's application, five biological and two who were "customarily adopted", as is common in African nations. Immigration New Zealand investigators - conducting a review of Nigerian cases - noticed irregularities on the birth certificates Chukwu had supplied and then discovered evidence at his West Auckland home that the documents were forged.

Desmond Elliot,Genevieve Nnaji at the Lagos Premiere of Chisom Oz-Lee’s 'Unguarded'

Chisom Oz-Lee‘s new movie “Unguarded” premiere in Lagos this past weekend at Marcopolo in Victoria Island, Lagos. Uche Jombo and Desmond Elliot represented cast members at the event while the movie’s producer/co-star Chisom Oz-Lee also drew in Nollywood celebrities Genevieve NnajiMonalisa Chinda and Emem Isong who graced the event. We hear a fan broke down and cried when he met his favourite star Genevieve at the event!

Mystery Girl Attempts Suicide At Wuse II Abuja

There was drama as a mystery girl believed to be in her late 20s tried to kill herself along Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse 11, yesterday.  
The girl who said she was frustrated with life occasionally ran into the road daring on-coming cars to run her over. The drama took place opposite the popular Sharrif plaza as concerned passers-by and shop owners continued to restrain her out of the road, pleading with her not to take her life. The development resulted in a serious traffic jam along the ever busy road as motorists had to stop to avoid running her over each time she ran into the road.

Cyclist Crushed To Death At Bwari

A middle-aged cyclist was on Friday crushed to death by a tipper along SCC road, New market, Bwari in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT)An eyewitness, Nuhu Aliyu, said the accident occurred around 4:30pm. He said the cyclist was crushed to death on the spot, while the person he was carrying was taken to the hospital.

Christ Embassy Pastor Asks For Forgiveness After Failing To Resurrect A Dead Boy

MOURNERS at a funeral wake of a 15-year-old-boy in Gweru were left speechless when a team of pastors stormed the house and started praying over the body in a bid to resurrect him. The incident occurred in Southview suburb on Monday at the funeral wake of Tatenda Dick, an Ordinary Level pupil at Chaplin High School, who had died the previous day from a terminal illness.

10 Mistakes Men Make in Relationships

We all know that relationships can be tough. They begin with an awkward dating period where both persons are on their best behavior. After a few months, those curtains start to unravel and you begin to see shadows of the real person.

Men often make a number of relationship blunders during these crucial initial phases, and we're here to help you recognize the ten worst ones. If you're just getting started in a relationship, or part of a long-term affair, get pen and paper. (Or, you could just print it!). You'll want to keep track of these tips.

VIDEO: 'What Nigeria And The Super Bowl Have In Common' - CNN’s Christiane Amanpour

Nigeria’s persistent power cuts was recently compared to the black out which occurred at the largest sporting events in the United States, the Super Bowl by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour. On Sunday 3rd February 2013, there was a 35 minutes black out at the event watched by over a hundred million people in 180 countries.

CAF Should Call Referees To Order - Gullit

Former European footballer of the year, Ruud Gullit, has advised the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) to concentrate its energy at making refereeing friendly to teams.
The AC Milan’s former play maker said some questionable calls by referees at the on going Africa Cup of Nations could ruin all the gains as fans might begin to doubt the authenticity of champions when they emerge at the end of the tournament.

T.R.A.G.E.D.Y: Man Dies Watching Nigeria - Ivory Coast Match

An engineer with Nigeria’s Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA collapsed and died yesterday in Abeokuta, capital of Ogun state, after Ivory Coast netted the equaliser in the Nigeria - Ivory Coast quarter-final match in the African Nations Cup tournament in South Africa.

The man, identified as Owolabi Ismail had a sudden heart attack at a viewing centre popularly called,"Promise Stadium" which is located at Lanlepe compound, Oke-Sokori,Abeokuta. He died while he was being taken to the hospital. He had since been buried according to Islamic rites.


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