Thursday, July 25, 2013

N’Assembly takes over Rivers legislature … demands redeployment of state CP, Mbu

The Senate  passed a resolution on Thursday  empowering it and the House of Representatives to take over the legislative functions of the Rivers State House of Assembly.
In the resolution which concurs with that of the  House on July 10, the Senate also flayed the attempt by five anti-Rotimi Amaechi lawmakers to impeach the state Assembly Speaker, Otelemaba  Amachree.

Chairman of the Senate Committee on Information and Media, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe,  said after the decision that a meeting between the President of the Senate, David Mark,  and the Speaker of the House,     Aminu Tambuwal,   would be held to draw up modalities for the running of the assembly.

People lament as Ramadan pushes up food prices

The surge in the prices of some major foods items, including fruits, due to the Ramadan fasting and the effects of violence in some northern areas of the country has become a source of worry for Nigerians.
Investigations by our correspondent revealed that the prices of some staple foods had recorded over100 per cent increase in recent times.

For instance, the price of a bunch of banana, had increased from N800 before the commencement of the Ramadan fasting to N1,500 in most markets in Lagos, representing an increase of 87.5 per cent, while 12 pieces of orange, which sold for N700 a month ago, is now selling for N1,200, representing 71 per cent.

Pics: Patience Jonathan returns home to mourn late mom

Nigeria's first lady Dame Patience Jonathan who lost her foster mother on Monday July 22nd in a fatal auto accident, cut short her trip to Geneva to return home to mourn. Patience Jonathan returned yesterday night and was received by her husband, the president's mother, Tony Anenih, Abdusalami Abubakar and many other dignitaries at the presidential villa in Abuja. 

Partner Stabs Wife to death For bearing female Children

A 48-year-old man, has allegedly killed his wife for not being able to give birth to a male child.  The deceased, 46, simply identified as Mama Feyi, was heavily pregnant when she was allegedly stabbed to death by the husband during an early morning dispute.

It was gathered that the alleged murderer who hails from Abusoro area in Akure, Ondo State, has since been arrested and is presently being detained at the Ala divisional police station.


UNBELIEVABLE!! SEE How These People Bury Their Dead (Photos)

These remarkable photos give a glimpse into the closely-guarded tradition of Tibetan sky burials, where bodies are chopped up and fed to the vultures.  Sky burials are a funerary practice in the Chinese provinces of Tibet, Qinghai, and Inner Mongolia and in Mongolia.The majority of Tibetans and many Mongolians adhere to Vajrayana Buddhism, which teaches the transmigration of spirits. This means they do not see a need to preserve the body, as it is now an empty vessel, so they dispose of it through a sky burial. 

"Having $-ex With Underage Girls or marrying them is our Right" - Asari Dokubo

The Niger Delta self declared militant, Mujahid Abubakr Asari Dokubo has given his opinion concerning the Underage Marriage Bill recently approved.
He took to Facebook page to expressing his opinion on the issues.
"People should learn to respect other people's sensibilities. We Muslims have the right to marry when we want or give out our daughters at any age we want. It is not your business and the law must respect our right to do so.

Anything short of that is an infringement on our rights.We did not ask you to marry ladies of that age or give your daughters out in marriage at that age. Plzzzzzzzz respect our sensibilities."

Housewife Dies During $-ex With Lover In Hotel

A housewife, Glory Abbey who went with her lover to a popular hotel in Lagos has died during a s-ex romp with him.

Her yet to be identified lover after noticing what had happened quietly sneaked out and fled from the hotel without bothering to inform the hotel management about what happened.
The incident was said to have occurred at Kings of Queens Hotel located at 11, Otunba Oladokun Street, Lanre Bus Stop, Igando, Lagos State, southwest Nigeria.

Exposed: Lawmaker Strike With Mace Informed To Fake His Injuries; London Hospital Speaks

“You have a Minister, Nyesom Wike, who does no work in the Ministry [where lecturers are on strike] but is gallivanting all over Nigeria and the world in the interest of Rivers State politics and President Goodluck Jonathan’s 2015 ambitions.

"You have a man, Chinda, who suffers no life-threatening injuries but who is flown on the president’s order to London at public expense. You have a man who could have been treated in any local hospital for superficial injuries but was shamelessly shipped abroad... 
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House Of Representatives Remove Immunity for President & Governors; Plus Other Details

The House of Representatives Wednesday passed 85 new clauses to the 1999 Constitution (as amended), among which was the rejection of immunity for the President and state governors facing criminal charges.

By the new provision on immunity, the President, Vice-President, governors and their deputies will vacate office immediately, if convicted of any criminal offence...

A total of 339 out of the 360 members of the House voted on Wednesday to pass the clauses. Voting and collation of results ended at about 10.43pm.

On immunity, 306 members voted to remove it, 17 opposed it, while 14 abstained.

PHOTO: Ex-Convict shot By Buddies After Discharge From Prison

One of the warring factions in the Mushin crisis turned on its own recently, shooting an ex-convict, Kunle Ojoye, barely a week after his return from prison. Ojoye was allegedly shot at Akobi Crescent, Surulere, by his old friends.   Ojoye, also known as Obama, was said to be an active member of the Akala boys’ faction at Mushin before his arrest. Since the incident on July 16, 2013, Ojoye’s whereabouts had remained unknown as he was said to be critically injured.

A source at Fadeyi community where Ojoye lives, told PUNCH Metro, on the condition of anonymity, said ‘Obama’ was arrested in Feburary 2013 by the Special Anti Robbery Squad for his alleged role in the Mushin crisis and the supremacy battle in the National Union of Road Transport Workers.



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