Tuesday, July 9, 2013
Four persons out of the six suspected terrorists standing trial before a Federal High Court siting in Abuja and resided by Justice Bilkisu Aliyu, were on Tuesday jailed for life.
One of the suspects however bagged a ten year jail term while the other was discharged and acquitted.
The six were arraigned on a five-count charge in 2011 charged with the April 8, 2011 bombing of the Independent National Electoral Commission. INEC, office in Suleja, Niger State, where 16 died and others injured.
They were also charged with the July 10, 2011 explosions at the All Christians Fellowship church in Suleja, killing three and injuring others; the March 3, 2011 explosion at a political rally in Suleja, where three people died; and the May 23, 2011 explosion in Dakwa Village, Bwari, Abuja, killing three policemen.
Part 2 :(Audio-Video- Photo): Obama is holding people at Guantanamo for no reason and force feeding them illegally – Michael Ratner
The men being held at the illegal Guantanamo terror prison have been in literal limbo for over 12 years. The fact that they are Muslim and kept offshore makes them an abstraction for the American people, who along with the media have forgotten about their plight. More than half of the illegally detained inmates have been deemed completely innocent, but U.S. President Obama, despite his endless “nice words” has refused to release them.
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Last week, National Teachers’ Institute announced that about 80 per cent of teachers in Northern Nigeria were not qualified to teach. Just before that, the Federal Ministry of Education had announced the cut-off marks for admission into the Federal Government Colleges, known as Unity Schools, with the shocking piece of information that while the cut-off mark was as high as 139 for a Southern state like Anambra, it was as low as two, yes two, (out of a possible 200 marks) for pupils of a Northern state like Yobe.
According to the Federal Character Commission:
“In 1954 when Nigeria opted for a federal form of government, the concept of Quota System as a policy was adopted in the recruitment of persons into the officers’ corps of the armed forces and the police as well as in admissions into educational institutions,” to promote a fair representation and close the existing disparities among the parts of the nation. On the surface, it is a good idea, because it ensures that no single area gets into federal establishments to the detriment of other areas.
Reports coming in from the Rivers State assembly states that the speaker Hon. Otelema Amachree has been impeached form his position.
Minutes ago there had been a huge fracas at the assembly but it seems the reason may have been the suggestion to impeach Mr. Amachree.
Reports also state that Hon. Evans Bipi has been sworn in as the new speaker
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There are risks associated with sleeping immediately after eating. Some of such risks include :
1. Burning sensation in the chest
Straight to bed after eating can increase stomach acid levels and trigger heartburn. Sometimes it can also cause a burning sensation in the abdomen, chest, and throat.
2. Weight gain
Eating late at night before sleeping is harmful because it causes the body to accumulate more fat. So if you wake up hungry at midnight, healthy snacks like fruit and salad is recommended for consumption rather than food such as cakes, pizza, noodles, or rice.
A 34-year-old man, Arogundade Ahmed, has been arrested by the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly flogging his son to death.
According to eyewitnesses, Arogundade tortured his 13-year-old son, Qudus, to death because Qudus broke into someone’s house and attempted to steal. Arogundade was said to have killed his son in the presence of his little sister, Sherifat.
PUNCH Metro learnt that after killing the boy, Arogundade dug a grave and buried him in front of his house in Alogba Estate area of Ikorodu Our correspondent, who visited the crime scene, learnt that the incident occurred on June 27, 2013. It was leant that the deceased was an apprentice at a mechanic workshop in the area.
File: President Goodluck Jonathan closely followed by Vice President Namadi Sambo at the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council at the State House.