Thursday, September 5, 2013

Corporal shoots ASP dead during argument at station

When on April 6, 2013, Jane and Olusoji Elegbede got married in Lagos State, their joy knew no bounds. Although Olusoji was a policeman serving in Yobe State, which is fraught with security challenges, Jane did not mind living there with him.
Their plan was to settle down, have children and grow old together.

Unfortunately, this was not to be as Olusoji, an Assistant Superintendent of Police, was gunned down by a police corporal in Gashua Bade Local Government, Yobe State, while on duty less than five months after their wedding.

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Check Out Photos from G20 Summit 1st Day + 2nd Day Agenda.

Check Out Photos from G20 Summit first day + 2nd Day Agenda.

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PDP crisis: Tragedy as OBJ's peace move fails

Obasanjo and other senior members of the party met with its two factions at Hilton Hotel, Abuja on Friday to discuss how to settle the differences among the warring factions. But both parties insisted that their conditions for peace must be satisfied before the party could move forward.

Pandemonium In Ikorodu As Clerics Who Died Decades Before reappears On A Wall Of A Mosque + The Photographs -

Barely a year after a child was reportedly born with a copy of the Holy Quran in Lagos and another born with an Islamic rosary, (Tesbah) in Sagamu, Ogun State.

200 People Hurt As Around 130 Cars Accident In to Each Other (Photos)

Dozens of everyone was injured as significantly more than 130 vehicles were involved with some crashes on the A249 Sheppey crossing in Kent today. The crash which went on for 10 minutes as cars continuously collided together was the result of a thick fog.
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Female UNILAG Law School Graduate nabbed For Armed Robbery In Lagos; Chioma Ezekwesiri Leads 7-Man Robbery Gang -

This is a Ọmọ Oódua - Naija Gist exclusive you have to read.  The popular saying “What a man can do a woman can do better” has been twisted in the case of Chioma Ezekwesiri, a 35-year-old University of Lagos graduate who was nabbed today for robbery in Lagos.


On Point: ‘Bombing country to help its people is absurd’ – Ali al-Musawi

In the course of a meeting of the League of Arab Countries, the Foreign Ministers approved a resolution calling on the UN to take measures against the Syrian government. Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Tunisia and Algeria opposed military intervention. Ali al-Musawi, adviser to Iraq’s Prime Minister, said in an interview to our source what kind of a threat such a bold position against West interests presents to Iraq.

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Lagos Commissioner embarrassed at Gani memorial occasion

Tragedy: "Armed robbers went to my house in Jos and attacked my mother" - Super Eagles Striker Ahmed Musa

Armed robbers raided the home of Super Eagles star forward Ahmed Musa in the Nigerian north central town of Jos on Wednesday night.  The CSKA Moscow forward told that the gunmen numbering about 10 stormed his house close to the Plateau State Government House in the posh neighborhood of Rayfield few minutes past 11 in the night and carted away cash and valuables.
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Confession: "My Election Was Rigged", says PDP candidate

Mr. Afolabi Olawole (pictured above) is the councilorship candidate of the PDP in Shawo South West ward in the controversial Offa Local Government of Kwara State. The gentleman has come out to openly reject his announced victory at the just concluded council election.

He was declared winner of the election by Independent Electoral Commission of Kwara State (KWASIEC) in Saturday’s rerun election.

But Mr Olawole has confessed that he lost to Mr Adefioye Kayode, candidate of the APC:

I Love Fufu With Okro Soup—Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh is one actress that is full of controversies. Another thing that is very common to her apart from controversial issues is her American ascent. 
When she acts, especially as a spoilt brat in movies, the Ikwerre lady talks like the Americans, which also has brought about debates from her fans some of who think she over acts; while some see her as ‘fake’ because of her foreign ascent, others commend her for ‘being versatile.’
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Heartless: Father Chains His Blind Son In A Cave (PHOTOS)

 A father has told how he’s turned his handicapped son into a real life caveman – chaining him unclad to a rock face in central China.  Astonishing pictures of tragic Cheng Xiangtao, 26 – born blind and mentally disabled – chained by his ankle to his cave in remote Chengling village, Henan province, have outraged the country.

Dad Cheng Yuanchao, 70, abandoned his son after losing his home and going to live with his daughters.
‘I have no home of my own now and nowhere to house my son. This is the best I can do. I visit him three times a day with food and water so he is never hungry of thirsty.
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Federal government of Nigeria approves 5-year jail term and N200, 000 fine for exam cheats

The minister of Education, Prof Ruqayyat Rufai, announced yesterday that students caught from now on cheating during exams will face a five year jail term or N200,000 fine or both.

This decision was reached during the Federal Executive Council weekly meeting that held in Abuja yesterday. The new law states in part...
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Dangote signs multibillion dollar deal with Banks to build oil refinery in Nigeria

Offa rerun election: PDP candidate rejects victory

Councillorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Shawo South West ward in Offa Local Government Area of Kwara State, Mr. Afolabi Olawole, has rejected the victory attributed to him following the recent rerun election held in the local government last Saturday.
He was declared the winner of the ward election by the Kwara State Independent Electoral Commission in Saturday’s rerun election.
He stunned his party, the PDP, and the public, when he declared that he did not win in the election.
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