Sunday, September 1, 2013

Images: President Jonathan hosts president Yayi of Benin Republic



 President Goodluck Jonathan met Sunday at the Presidential Villa with the President Boni Yayi of neighbouring Benin Republic. Both leaders attended Sunday service together at the Villa Chapel before proceeding to the presidential residence for lunch and bilateral talks.
 
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo worshipped with President Jonathan and President Yayi at the Presidential Villa but didn't take part in the talks between them. 
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Terrible: Pastor rapes woman in church during ‘spiritual bath’




ABEOKUTA — A 46-year-old Pastor, Olamide Sobowale, of Glory Church of Christ Aladura, Oke-Itoku, Abeokuta, Ogun State,  has been ordered to be remanded in prison for allegedly raping a woman while bathing in his church backyard.

Pastor Sobowale, who  was arraigned before a Magistrate Court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, yesterday, was accused of  raping one Dupe Makinde, 30, who lives in Isaje, Abeokuta, while taking a spiritual bath  allegedly  recommended by the pastor.
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British secret agency, M16, police behind £3,000 visa bond against Nigeria – REPORT -




A report from a United Kingdom based journal, University World News, has said the £3,000 visa pilot scheme against Nigeria was proposed by the British intelligence service, MI6 and British police headquarters at Scotland Yard.

The new UK visa scheme will impose £3,000 (US$4,740) in charges on unspecified visa applicants thought to be ‘high risk visitors’ from Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan.
The Nigerian government has threatened retaliatory measures if London goes ahead with the ‘refundable’ but unpopular visa bond.

Black Jesus dies



An infamous cult leader known as “Black Jesus”, who was suspected of cannibalism, has been chopped to death in a remote Papua New Guinea village, reports said Friday.


According to AFP, Steven Tari, a convicted rápist, had been on the run since escaping from a prison in Madang in the Pacific nation’s east during a mass break-out with 48 others in March.


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Bizarre : Woman commits suicide in Ondo after her partner refused to get her an Iphone



Ok today is officially a strange news day....
A 41-year-old woman, Mrs Catherine Sefunmi Urouna, on Saturday, committed suicide by drinking substance suspected to be chemical in protest of her husband's refusal to get her a ipad device. The household of five were thrown into mourning, whilst the neighbours were shocked that a woman who had been happily married might take this type of nasty decision to take her very own life over an ipad. The authorities in Ondo State are, however, investigating the specific reason for her death.
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Do you think Nigeria will Survive 2015?




This question was first provoked by a United States security analysis in 2009 which said, in effect, “No!”.

EFCC Wants Stephaine Okereke, Others Arrested Over Akpabio's 50m Largesse!!



The Nigerian movie industry otherwise known as Nollywood is poised for a showdown as the Association of Nollywood Core Producers,ANCOP, has petitioned EFCC and SFU over the N50 million largesse donated by Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State to support the industry.

 
The association is alleging massive fraud in the disbursement of the fund. It has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Special Fraud Unit (SFU) to investigate the matter.

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Check Out Photos from the PDP convention where Atiku & 7 governors walked out



These are photos from the PDP convention that took place in Abuja yesterday where former VP Atiku Abubakar and seven other governors pulled out to form a faction of the party.
See more photos from the convention and a statement from Atiku's PDP chairman explaining why they pulled out from GEJ's PDP...
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PDP Problem: OBJ Declares War Over Uba’s Suspension



President Olusegun Obasanjo is said to have returned to the trenches within the fold of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) following the outcome of the governorship primaries of the party in Anambra State.

Obasanjo had recently attempted to broker a truce between the PDP and the aggrieved governors of the party under the aegis of G5 in Abuja. Though the meeting lasted for a week, nothing concrete came out of it at the end of the day.

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I’m Ready To Spend N1bn To Ensure PDP’s Success – Prince Buruji Kashamu



The name Prince Buruji Kashamu might not ring a bell in your ears if you are not conversant with South West politics, especially in Ogun State but the businessman and politician is the financier of the Peoples Democratic Party in his home state, Ogun State.
In this interview culled from the PUNCH, Kashamu speaks on his contributions to PDP and why he will not stop using his finances to support the party’s candidates in elections.
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Heartless: Woman kills Husband and cooks Body




woman in eastern China murdered her husband and boiled the corpse to cover her tracks after he abused her and her daughter, a report said Saturday. The woman drugged the man, her second husband, and tortured him for three days in June by withholding food and water and beating him, causing his death, said a report on government-backed news portal Anhui News.
She then dismembered the corpse with a saw and boiled the parts in a pressure cooker to hide the evidence, the report said. It did not detail how she disposed of the cooked flesh afterwards. The psychological burden of the crime proved too much for her to bear, causing her to lose 14 pounds (6.3 kilograms) and turn herself into police, according to the report.  A police officer in Anhui province’s Lu’an City, where the incident occurred, confirmed the case to AFP but declined to give further details.

PDP crisis: Nuhu Ribadu thinks forming a new faction of the PDP is good for democracy ( What do you Think?)




 Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar, ex-governors Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Bukola Saraki, and seven other serving governors today formed a new faction of the PDP.  . 
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US marine ships join Navy destroyers in Mediterranean for possible Syria attack



The USS San Antonio, an amphibious assault ship carrying about 300 Marines, has joined five Navy destroyers in the Eastern Mediterranean for a possible US strike against the Syrian government.

The San Antonio has not received specific tasking, but it is being kept in the area as a “prudent decision should ship capabilities be required” during a Syria contingency, a defense official said.
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Obama seeks Congressional approval to bombard Syrian Government



US President Barack Obama does not need congressional approval to order strikes against Syria, but that option is disadvantageous to him, Chairman of the Russian State Duma International Affairs Committee Alexei Pushkov told Interfax.

“The law obliges the president to seek congressional authorization in case of war, but in a whole number of cases in the past the law was ignored on the basis of Congress’s resolution 1973 which authorizes the president to launch a military operation overseas for up to 60 days under emergency circumstances without seeking permission from Congress if immediate action is necessary,” Pushkov said
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Britain to provide US with intelligence to support Syria strikes despite the British parliament’s rejection




Britain will provide the United States with intelligence data collected by a Cyprus-based electronic surveillance station to support possible military strikes against Syria, the Sunday Telegraph newspaper reports.
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Nigerian Police Insert Metal in woman's private part.



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