Tuesday, October 15, 2013

25 Nigerians nabbed during Haj in Saudi Arabia for crime

Twenty-five Nigerians ostensibly in Saudi Arabia to perform this year's Haj have been arrested over theft. The thieves, whose identities were not disclosed, “all with prior criminal records, have been arrested in Makkah,” according to Saudi Gazette, quoting Makkah Police spokesman Lt. Col. Abdul Mohsin Al-Maiman.

“The thieves robbed pilgrims inside the Grand Mosque and broke into several shops and houses in Makkah. Several members of the gang were nabbed red-handed and they guided the police to other members who have been hiding in a vintage building on Al-Mansour St. 80 cellular phones and over SR50,000 in currency was seized,” the report said.

Pics: Sallah homage to presidential Jonathan in Abuja

Vice president Namadi Sambo led FCT resident to a Sallah homage to president Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja today Tuesday October 15th. Cute boys. See more photos after the break.

Microphone Blast Eliminates Afghan Governor At Eid Prayers

A bomb hidden in a microphone has killed an Afghan provincial governor as he made a speech at a mosque after Eid prayers in Logar, near to the capital Kabul.

Arsala Jamal was appointed by President Hamid Karzai, like all 34 provincial governors, and he was viewed as a close ally of the president, acting as one of his campaign managers in the 2009 election.

“This morning, governor Jamal was delivering a speech after Eid prayers when he was killed with a bomb planted in the microphone,” Logar provincial governor spokesman Din Mohammad Darwish. “The governor wished to speak and congratulate everyone on the occasion of Eid. At the least 18 others have already been wounded, including civilians and government employees.”
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Good News: UCH's 1st Open Heart Operation

The very first open heart surgery in a training hospital in Nigeria has been successfully carried out at the University College Hospital, UCH, Ibadan, Oyo State.T he feat was carried out by surgeons at the UCH together with a group of surgeons from Tri-State Cardiovascular Delaware, United States of America,A record by the institution's Head of Information Unit, Mr. Toye Akinrinola, disclosed that the four-hour surgery was to improve a leaky heart valve in a 19-year-old secondary school leaver.
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Naija Big Girl Confesses: Why I Sleép With Men For Money [VIDEO]

She claims it's not necessarily her fault; her family isn't ok and she'd to aid them by utilizing her body to get cash from men, since no man is willing to provide her money without doing things with her. But can there be really any justification for a girl to try such dirty trade?

Presidential Aide Oronto Douglas' Sister abducted

Bayelsa State police command have confirmed the kidnapping of President Goodluck Jonathan's Special Adviser on Research, Documentation and Strategy, Oronto Douglas'elder sister, Augusta Douglas-Ayam.
Confirming the incident, Hilary Opara, the commissioner of police, said Mrs Douglas-Ayam was kidnapped at about 8 p.m. on Monday night in Ogbia town by unidentified gunmen.
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Julius Agwu Visits His Child, Zahra's School In Houston, US

Nigerian Ace comedian Julius Agwu is currently in the US, where he and his wife just welcomed their second child.  The comedian shared photos of himself and daughter hanging out in Houston, Texas.
Apparently, Julius made out time to also visit his daughter's school and shared friends picture of Zahra her classmates and teachers.  On October 7, 2013, Agwu and his wife, Ibiere welcomed their second child and first son – Zadok. More photos following the jump.

Shameless: Police Officers get seriously beating up by Armed Hoodlums' visit to their Station

Men of the Nigeria Police Force were caught unawares on Monday when a gang of heavily armed gun men in their early 30s invaded the police station and disarmed them of their weapons in broad day light.
One policemen confessed:
“I was more or less to go in and check some detainees when I heard gunshots. I rushed out to be face-to-face with bandits in flowing caftans, and some in tattered army uniforms, shooting into the air and ordering us to come out and sleep on the road.

“They then started throwing explosives into the police station. The ground was seriously shaking.
"They later moved to the bank (about 100 metres away) and started shooting and throwing explosives. Some of the robbers were standing over us, while the rest were at the bank.
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Spiritual Disaster Brewing In Osun State Around Gov. Aregbesola's Merger Of Schools

While the storm arising from the planned demolition of Fakunle High School in Oshogbo to make room for the setting up of a Shop Rite Mall has yet not settled, a policy of school reclassification by the Aregbesola administration may be instigating another crisis in Osun State.

In the scheme of school reclassifications announced by the Osun State Government, there are now three schools: the elementary, middle school and high schools.

R.I.P: Professor Slumps And Dies While Watching Nigeria-Ethiopia Game

Michael Filani of the Department of Geography, University of Ibadan, passed away on Sunday, October 13, while watching the Nigeria/Ethiopia World Cup qualifying match.  The Ikole Ekiti-born professor slumped and died while watching the match at his Oluyole Extension home in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital. With over 35 years of experience in teaching and research, his areas of emphasis include transport planning and development; economic geography; and regional development planning. He served in several capacities both within and away from University of Ibadan. He wrote and published more than 90 articles, technical and consultancy reports on transport, regional development and planning, particularly in Nigeria. His death was received with shock by the university community yesterday. Lots of people said he was agile and radiant at his last public outing

Gunmen Rob Makarfi Bank, Wreak Havoc For Two Hours "Non-stop"

On Sunday, October 13, armed robbers stormed an area Keystone Bank situated in Makarfi, Kaduna State, taking an undisclosed amount of cash with them.
The gunmen attacked the local police station and the financial institution with explosives, shooting sporadically.
The attack, based on the eyewitnesees, happened at about 9 pm, and lasted for about two hours, uninterrupted.

Husband Helps Nephew To Rap*e His Wife !!!

A woman was betrayed by her husband in the worst possible way. Not only did he have s-ex along with his wife against her will, he also told his nephew to rap-e her. The 24-years-old husband of Rushinga, Zimbabwe, invited his nephew to his house for dinner. The young woman cooked dinner for her husband, her nephew and for herself.
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Eleven year old Nigerian girl Appointed As Ambassador In Tanzania

Africa's child ambassador, eleven year old Zuriel Oduwole, the Nigerian girl making the global case for educating the continents Girl Child and in the act, re-branding Africa, has been appointed an ambassador by Tanzania's First Lady. Zuriel was in the united states the other day - which was her second county stop on her East African leg to launch the acclaimed Dream Up, Speak Up, Stand Up project aimed at  inspiring/encouraging African girls.
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Twin Terrorist Attack Averted In Borno

Nigerian army in maiduguri has aborted twin attacks cordinated by boko-haram terrorists in konduga and Bama local governments area of Borno state.
This became possible due to intelligent reports made available to the military troops that over 100 boko haram sect members had mobilized in a nearby bush close to Bama town with sophiscated weapons to attack Bama and konduga local government areas of the state on
monday morning (today).

Cultists Hold 'Safety Summit'To Battle Against Crimes

Some school-based cult groups in Edo State have come together in a alliance contrary to the spate of kidnappings, armed robberies and other violent crimes in the state.
The cult members, belonging to numerous fraternities in colleges across their state converged at the Mud Beach Resorts, Benin, on Saturday for a summit branded “Fun Peace Summit: Technique for Cultural Cohesion.”


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