Monday, April 8, 2013

We Are Yet To Decide On Amnesty – Boko Haram

Islamic sect, Boko Haram has said that the Shura Council, the highest decision-making organ of the sect led by Imam Abubakar Shekau, which has the power to decide whether the sect will accept the offer of amnesty being planned by the Federal Government is yet to take a decision on the offer even as another faction of the sect has publicly rejected the amnesty saying the group did not ask for it.
The Federal Government last week set up a committee to look at the feasibility or otherwise of granting amnesty to the sect members in a bid to put an end to the spate of violence in the North.

Nollywood honours Esiri with wake, no-work-day

As the remains of the veteran Nollywood actor, Justus Esiri, make the final journey on Friday, the Actors’ Guild of Nigeria, AGN, said it would honour him with a wake keep this evening.
Its National Secretary General, Mr. Yakubu Mohammed, who disclosed this in a telephone interview, said the AGN would be hosting the wake in conjunction with the rest of the guilds in Nollywood.
He said: “Not only that, a no-work-day will be declared on the day he will be buried on Friday, April 12. What that means is that no production will take place in Nollywood on that day.”

Killing of 12 policemen: MEND claims responsibility

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, yesterday claimed responsibility for the killing of 12 policemen in the Southern Ijaw area of Bayelsa State on Saturday.
MEND, in a statement sent to National Mirror, said it engaged some security forces in heavy gun duel in Azuzama Town, because its warning of planned attacks on oil facilities was dismissed by security forces.
The group warned that the attack was to show its seriousness to carry out its threat with more attacks.
The statement reads: “For dismissing Hurricane Exodus as an “empty threat” by the Nigerian security forces, heavily armed fighters from the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, MEND, at about 17:00 Hrs., Saturday 06, April 2013, intercepted and engaged government security forces in a fierce gunfight lasting over 40 minutes at Azuzama, Southern Ijaw, Bayelsa State, Nigeria.

ACN accuses Presidency of plot to rig 2015 polls

Nigeria’s leading opposition party, the Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, yesterday raised the alarm about plots to destabilise the electoral system ahead of the 2015 elections.
The ACN accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of embarking on a clandestine move because it has “now realised that if indeed the 2015 elections are free and fair there will be no chance for the party.”
But, the Presidency described as false the allegation by the ACN.
On its part, the PDP said it has uncovered plans by undemocratic elements to use the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, and the judiciary to discredit its leadership and destabilise the party.

Capt Tunde Demuren & OAP Toolz holiday together in Zanzibar...

I know some of you will say 'mind your business'.. but you know, this is our Secondly, if you want to keep things private, don't share it on social media, because amebor people like us will decode.

So here's what I'm blabbing about. There have been rumours for months now that sexy radio personality, Toolz, is dating pilot and EME record exec, Tunde Demuren. A report that was kinda denied. But fast forward this past weekend, Toolz and Tunde both holidayed in Zanzibar...and posted photos on their time there on their instagram pages. Plus during an interview on the juice, Ice Prince asked Toolz about a certain 'Tunde'.

Kidnapped Nigerian Press Council Director Released

Chief P.O Agbebaku Izobo, the Ag Director/Liason officer of the Nigerian Press Council, who was abducted on the 26h of March by four gun men at Apple Junction, in the Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos, has been released by his abductors. Chief Izobo was freed yesterday and is currently recuperating in a hospital. 


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