Sunday, June 23, 2013

13 Teenage Chinese Prostitutés Arrested In An Apartment In Ikeja, Lagos

On Emina Crescent, off Toyin Street, Ikeja, 13 teenage Chinese prost-itutés have been arrested and detained by the Nigerian Immigration Service following a raid of their base. The young girls were said to have been brought in for the sake of Politicians, business executives and expatriates to hire for s-éx at the cost of between $1,000 and $2,500. The dirty business was said to have been run by Sun and Yin Li.
The couple running the business, alongside the other girls are said to be in hiding now as only 13 girls were successfully picked up from the scene.  The arrest was confirmed by the NIS spokesman, Joachim Olumba, who said the girls are in their custody. He also said they are on the trail of the kingpin of the s-éx ring. And after investigations, they will either deport the girls or hand them over to their embassy here in Nigeria for appropriate action

FULL UPDATE: Snowden On the run to 'third country' via Moscow. (PHOTOS)

Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee charged with espionage in the United States, is flying to Cuba via Moscow. A source with the Aeroflot airlines confirmed that the a man named Snowden was listed among passengers of Flight Su213 bound for Moscow. According to the source, the same passenger is to leave for Cuba on June 24 aboard Aeroflot Flight SU150.

Edward Snowden, a former CIA employee charged with espionage in the United States, is flying to Cuba via Moscow, a source close to Snowden said.
"He has departed on a direct flight for Moscow and will be there in the evening. But he will not stay in Moscow long. He discussed an option of further transit to Cuba," the source added.
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Passengers Escape Death As Power Cut Stops Arik Plane From Landing In Uyo

What could have amounted to another major air disaster in the country was averted on Friday evening when an Arik aircraft aborted landing at Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital barely about 500 meters from the tarmac due to power cut at the airport.

The sudden power outage forced the pilot to hurriedly terminate his landing plan and fly back to the sky where it hovered for about 30 minutes before flying back to Abuja because the person to turn on the alternative power source was not available.

The passengers on Arik Flight W3 533, including the Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, Chidi odinkalu, and some unnamed federal lawmakers, said to be heading to Uyo for a retreat.

US Senator warned #Russia of 'serious consequences' if country wouldn't send NSA whistle-blower #Snowden back to US

As Snowden landed in Moscow after leaving Hong Kong, where the US
 had requested his arrest, leading Democratic senator Chuck Schumer
accused the Russian president of sticking a finger in the eye of the US.

US Senator warned Russian president Vladimir Putin of 'serious consequences' if country woudn’t send NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden back to US.

As Snowden landed in Moscow after leaving Hong Kong, where the US had requested his arrest, leading Democratic senator Chuck Schumer accused the Russian president of sticking a finger in the eye of the US, The Guardian reports.
"The bottom line is very simple: allies are supposed to treat each other in decent ways and Putin always seems almost eager to put a finger in the eye of the United States, whether it is Syria, Iran and now of course with Snowden," Schumer said on CNN's State of the Union.

Jonathan Places Ministers, Public Officers Under Watch Over Lavish Lifestyles

Apparently piqued with the ostentatious lifestyle of some members of his cabinet, President Goodluck Jonathan has directed the security agencies, particularly the anti-graft commissions, to keep an eagle eye on ministers and publicofficials in the habit of throwing lavish parties at home or abroad.
This directive is coming on the heels of the recent removal of the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, Mr. AbdulAzeez Musa, who allegedly threw a lavish wedding ceremony for his daughter in Dubai, United Arab Emirates a fortnight ago. President Jonathan said such ostentatious ministers must abide by the Code of Conduct for public officers or throw in the towel immediately.
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AUDIO: The U.S. is violating the Treaty of Svalbard – Bruce Gagnon

Kiruna Sweden will be hosting the 21st International Space Conference from the 27th to the 29th of June 2013, during which U.S. and NATO violations of the Treaty of Svalbard will be one of the hottest topics of discussion. Bruce Gagnon, one of the key organizers of the event spoke to the Voice of Russia about the event and the U.S.-NATO militarization of the far north.

Concerned activists and writers from around the world will gather in Kiruna, Sweden on June 27-29 to discuss how the ‘High North’ of Sweden has become one of the largest training places (called NEAT) for NATO war exercises and advanced weapons testing.
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Federal road in Kogi becomes Paradise for robbers, rapists ....

Abu Micheal, Chief Press Secretary to Kogi State deputy governor, looks at the hardship faced by people and commuters who ply Lokoja- Kabba-  egbe – Ilorin Road and stated the need for the Federal Government’s timely intervention to end the suffering of the people.
Bad roads are responsible for most of the accidents that happen on our roads. At the same time, bad roads hasten the process of tear and wear of various cars and impoverish the owners. Also, pothole infested roads are increasingly becoming the operational zones of criminals particularly, armed robbers.
This is true of the Obajana-Oshokoshoko-Kabba-Mopa-Isanlu-Egbe Road. This is a federal road that links most parts of the West Senatorial District to the rest part of Kogi State. It is also the fastest link between Kwara and Kogi states. The road is now in a deplorable state and it has also become a safe haven for armed bandits who now subject motorists plying the route to harrowing experiences.

Shocking: I am not PDP Speaker, Tambuwal fires critics over pro-Aregbesola Statements

The Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Aminu Tambuwal, yesterday, shocked his audience when he tongue lashed members of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) who  criticized him  for speaking glowingly about the administration of the governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, urging them to see performance in governance beyond partisan politics.
Members of the Osun PDP had, some weeks ago, condemned  the Speaker for eulogizing Aregbesola  during his visit to the state.

FULL UPDATE: Brazil protests continue despite president’s plea

Massive rallies continued into the night in Brazil’s Belo Horizonte, Salvador, Sao Paolo and dozens of other major cities following a hike in transport fares, media report.

Across Brazil police estimated about 60,000 demonstrators to have gathered in downtown Belo Horizonte, 30,000 shut down a main business avenue in Sao Paulo and another 30,000 rallied in the city in southern Brazil where a nightclub fire killed over 240 mostly university students.
Demonstrators took to the streets in the cities hosting Confederations Cup matches despite President Dilma Rousseff’s plea for peace as she vowed to introduce a package of reforms, including a draft plan to benefit public transport and allocate all oil royalties to education.
A crowd reportedly tried to break through a perimeter set by the police around Belo Horizonte’s Mineirao stadium, where Mexico and Japan faced off in the Confederations Cup. The trouble escalated after dark when car dealers had windows broken, some shops were looted and protesters set fire to a car and several other objects on the streets.


#GoodPeopleThings: Africa’s youngest billionaire to invest in Cross River

Given the conducive business environment put in place by the Cross River State Government, Africa’s youngest billionaire, Ashish J. Thakkar has made known his intention to invest in Calabar.
Thakkar, who is president, Mara Group stated this while delivering a key note address at the 2013 edition of the Africa CEO Roundtable and Conference on Corporate Sustainability and Responsibility (AR-CSR) at Tinapa Business and Leisure Resort, Calabar.
According to the Ugandan, the decision to establish his presence in Calabar was based on what he has seen and heard of Cross River, which remains a veritable place to invest.

Snowden leaves Hong Kong on Aeroflot flight to Moscow

US whistleblower Edward Snowden is en route to Moscow from Hong Kong on an Aeroflot flight, reports AFP.

Former US intelligence technician Edward Snowden is en route from Hong Kong to Moscow heading to a third destination, the South China Morning Post reported Sunday.
"US whistleblower Edward Snowden has left Hong Kong on an Aeroflot flight to Moscow, credible sources have confirmed to the South China Morning Post," the newspaper, which has carried exclusive interviews with Snowden in Hong Kong, said in a brief report on its website.
"Moscow will not be his final destination," it said, raising the possibility of Iceland or Ecuador as Snowden's final destination.

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How Armed Men Rob Husband and Wife; Strip Them Naked

“After parking, they marched us further about 200 metres into the bush. Their own car did not follow and it was only four of them that came in my car that were there. When we got to a thick part of the bush, they stripped us naked and ordered us to lie down...
My wife was left with only her panties and her bra was used to tie my hands behind my back. They went with everything, including our clothes.

“I suspect that they were not military men; they were only criminals in military uniform. But each time I think about it, I feel cheated. That night, I took sleeping pills, but I still couldn’t sleep. During the ordeal, they even asked us to pray for them, which we did because we didn’t have a choice."

The spate of robbery incidents seems to be on the rise in parts of Ogun State, with the recent experience of the general manager of a car company in Lagos, Mr. Lanre Bammeke.
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