Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Kabo Airlines suspends pilot that nearly crash land Airplane last week

This was disclosed in Abuja, Tuesday, by the Director-General of Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Capt. Fola Akinkuotu during an interactive session with news men. It could be recalled that the Kabo plane was conveying 512 passengers from Kano Airport , en route Saudi Arabia when it'd to accomplish a crisis landing at the Sokoto Airport. Following the plane landed, it had been found that its tyres were deflated and it damaged some parts of the instrument landing system at the airport. The pilot also did not comply with the directive given by air traffic controller on duty that the plane should land on runway 08 , but alternatively diverted to some other runway. The passengers who were on pilgrimage to Mecca were safely evacuated and subsequently transferred to some other aircraft which took them to their destination.

Sefiu Alao's Partner Dies: Fuji Musician losses wife To Heart Strike

Fuji musician Sefiu Alao Adekunle popularly called JJC is bereaved. Sefiu Alao lost his wife of many years, Alhaja Nimota Adekunle on Monday at a private hospital in Lagos state. According to doctors report, Alhaja Nimota Adekunle died of heart attack in the early hours of October 7, 2013 after all medical efforts to resuscitate her proved abortive. Popularly called Iya Rafiat, the late wife of the Egba-born Fuji musician was laid to rest in Abeokuta Ogun state around 10:35 am on Tuesday in accordance to Islamic rites.
May her soul rest in perfect peace. Ase !!

180 B’Haram insurgents killed by Camerounian soldiers – Military

A fierce gunfight launched  against the fundamentalist Islamist group, Boko Haram, by Camerounian soldiers has led to  the killing   of no fewer than 180 insurgents and two gendarmes  around a Nigerian  border with Cameroun.
It was gathered that during the battle which took place on Tuesday evening, many of  the wounded insurgents   were also arrested.
About 200 rifles, 70 machine guns and heavy military hardware were said to have been  recovered from the insurgents by the soldiers.

Individual without traveling knowledge lands plane after pilot comes sick and eventually died

A brave aeroplane passenger without flying experience was forced to take control the controls and make an emergency landing yesterday after the pilot fell ill &  eventually died.  The hero passenger was helped by two instructors who guided him fly the Cessna into Humberside Airport, in north Lincolnshire, from the ground.
Some witnesses described the plane bumping on the runway and sparks coming off the leading of it.

Roy Murray, one of many flight instructors who helped the passenger land the plane, told the BBC the passenger had no flying experience and did a'remarkable job '.
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Heart-breaking history of Adebola Omowale who died after being rejected medical treatment in a hospital for stab wounds

Adebola Omowale,the 40-year-old man which was allegedly stabbed to death, last weekend, by some military officers in a viewing centre around Lekki beach area in Lagos state might have survived if he had received urgent medical attention after the incident.  In reality, it had been revealed that the injured man walked to a nearby hospital, clutching his intestines in his hands and then be told by nurses that he wouldn't be treated unless he produced a police report.

 Crime Alert learnt that after several pleas for him to receive, at least, first aid treatment pending when sympathizers who stumbled on a healthcare facility with him provides the report, the badly injured man reclined to fate and laid on a pavement helplessly, waiting for succour.
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ASUU strike not politically motivated, NLC tells Jonathan

NIGERIA Labour Congress,NLC, yesterday, called on President Goodluck Jonathan to discountenance the impression that ongoing strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, was a political action against his government as nothing could be farther from the truth. After that it advised the President to tackle the crises in the education sector and prevent a shut-down of the sector.

 NLC in a statement by its President, Abdulwaheed Omar, told President Jonathan that 
those telling him that the strike was politically motivated were the President's enemies who rather than tell him the reality preferred to indulge in sycophancy, hypocrisy and boot-licking. 

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Shooting Stars Striker, Moses Ogaga Dies

Shooting Stars have announced the death of theirstriker Moses Ogaga. Ogaga passed on this yesterday while his family was taking him to Kano from Ogbomosho for furthertreatment of his fever. He was admitted at a private hospital in Ibadan where he was treated for typhoid fever. He was 26. May his soul rest in peace.
This sad news is coming just days after another Nigeria league player, Sanni Abacha who played for Kwara United died in Ilorin.

Oyedepo, Dangote, Adenuga and others to pay ₦400m luxury tax on private jets

Based on a story by Encomium magazine, Bishop David Oyedepo, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Dr. Mike Adenuga are among the most effective 10 Nigerian billionaires who will probably pay countless millions of naira annually as luxury tax due to the imposition of a whooping $4,000 luxury tax by Aviation Ministry on private jet owners and operators per departure.
Some of these super rich Nigerians make use of their jets 3/4 times in weekly either within or outside Nigeria and for every trip, it is a cool $4, 000 tax. Carry on after the break. - Top 10 List

ASUU Strike Will Be Over Soon, Says Mr President Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan promised yesterday to finish the doctors'and university teachers'strike. The teachers'is over 90 days. Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) will also be on strike. The professionals are blaming the federal government for failing to generally meet up with the agreement reached with them. Jonathan promised to finish the strike when he received the leaders of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), led by its President, Dr. Osahon Enabulele.

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Boko Haram Chief, Shekau Exhibits Gripped Assorted Tools From Nigerian Troops, Vows Fresh Attacks

Leader of the most wanted and dreaded Boko Haram Terrorists, Abubakar Shekau,  who claims he's still alive yesterday, appeared in a new video, displaying assorted weapons which he claimed his fighters seized from the Nigerian troops during face-offs.

“The weapons are here for anyone doubting our capacity to see. We have snatched armoured tanks, Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs), Hilux 4 wheel trucks and  assorted ammunitions, all from the Nigerian security forces who are claiming that that they have decimated us,” Shekau claimed.

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"Senator Smart Adeyemi Talks about Associated Airline Crash", says Plane Was On Test Flight

Senator Smart Adeyemi, PDP, Kogi West, have said that the Associated Aircraft that carried the corpse of Late Agagu to Ekiti for burial and killed MIC Boss, Deji Falae and others was on test flight, in respect to what people told him during the investigations. The plane departed Lagos for Akure on test flight and was under repairs before then and was supposed to carry only engineers for the flight test and not passengers.
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Farmer Butchers His Lover's Husband

The Plateau State Police Command on Wednesday paraded a 25-year-old farmer suspected to have killed one Nanbol, the husband of a woman he was going out with.

Mrs Yakbyen Nanbol, Samson’s lover aged 25, was also paraded.
According to the words of the state Commissioner of Police, Mr Chris Olakpe, Samson committed the offence in Langtang North Local Government 
Area on Sept. 13.

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Boko Haram Leader, Mallam Abubakar Shekau Is Dead – JTF

Investigators of the Joint Task Force (JTF) who have been probing the video of the leader of the dreaded Islamic militant sect, Boko Haram, Mallam Abubakar Shekau have rubbished a supposed video of the militant leader, which indicated he was still alive.

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How Jonathan blocked Alamieyeseigha’s extradition to the UK

  • UK Requests Diepreye Alamieyeseigha’s extradition
  • Why Jonathan is ignoring the request   
  • Mohammed Abacha in new money laundering scandal
Nigeria Intel investigation has learned that the British government has requested the extradition of convicted former Bayelsa state governor, Chief Diepreye Alamieyeseigha to stand trial in Britain, a move that is being blocked by President Goodluck Jonathan.
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Madalla bombing: Boko Haram Suspect, Kabiru Sokoto files N300m suit against FG

The alleged mastermind of the Christmas day bomb blast that killed about 44 persons and wounded 75 others at St. Theresa’s Catholic Church, Madalla, Niger State, in 2011, Kabiru Umar, a.k.a Kabiru Sokoto, yesterday, instituted a N300 million suit against the Federal Government.

Armed Groups Attack Nigeria’s Embassy In G’Bissau

ARMED groups Tuesday attacked the Nigerian embassy in Bissau, capital of Guinea-Bissau, a country of about 1.7 million people. The reason for the action is not yet known.

The event is happening just as the country is preparing for its general elections slated for next month.

Guinea-Bissau currently has an Interim President, Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo, who emerged in May 2012 to head a transitional government following the sacking of the country’s democratically-elected government by a military coup.

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I Won’t Resign – Speaker Of The House Of Reps, Tambuwal

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Aminu Tambuwal Tuesday debunked rumours that he is under pressure to resign.

Tambuwal made this disclosure in a statement issued and signed on his behalf by his Media Aide, Mallam Imam Imam.

In the statement it was expressly stated that ”he is  not under pressure from any quarter to resign his appointment.”

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