Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Heartless: “He flushed the toilet at the wrong time” – says Landlord who beat his tenant to death

A 65-year old person, Adebayo Akinrinlade, was recently charged to court for practically beating  his tenant, Uche Jordan to death.
Akinrinlade was arraigned before a Tinubu Magistrate Judge in  Lagos.
The person who lives at No. 40, Church Road, Aboru, Iyana-Ipaja, is facing a one-count charge of unlawful beating, leading to death.
Premium Times reports:
The Prosecutor, Chidi Okoye, said that the accused committed the offence on April 1, at No. 40, Church Street, Aboru, Iyana-Ipaja.

Just in- ASUU: Government Withdraws Ultimatum, CBN Confirms ₦200b Account

The Federal Government (FG) announced on Tuesday that it was withdrawing the ultimatum given to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) protesters resume or be sacked following appeals from well-meaning Nigerians and substantial compliance with the directive by some members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities.

Ex-Jailers, Prisoners, Unite To Honour Mandela

Nelson Mandela's prison cell, Robben Island, South Africa

CAPE TOWN  - Nelson Mandela’s former jailers and fellow prisoners united in his memory Tuesday across the water from Robben Island where he spent 18 of his 27 years in prison.  Ex-prison guard Christo Brand was among some 200 people packed into an auditorium at the ferry departure point — known as “Nelson Mandela Gateway” — to the island off Cape Town which is now a museum and top tourist site.

President Goodluck Jonathan Snubbed At Mandela’s Memorial. (Must Read)

Despite leaving Nigeria early for the funeral of late South African leader, Nelson Mandela, President Goodluck Jonathan has been snubbed by the South African authorities at the State Memorial Service of the anti-apartheid leader.


Cairo police again uses tear gas against protesters, injures 6 people

In the heart of Cairo one can again smell tear gas. Clashes occurred in the world's largest Islamic University Al-Azhar. Several hundred students, supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, disrupted educational lectures, and then went to the streets and blocked several highways.Islamists threw stones, firecrackers and bottles at the arrived police.A similar situation occurred in the square near the University of Cairo.There they also had to deal with students using tear gas grenades. Six people got injured.

Ukranian riot police arrive to Independence Square in Kiev

Several hundred people from special forces of Ukraine arrived at Kiev Independence Square. After that, the State Executive read a court decision to protesters about banning the mass protests in the city center. According to the coordinators of the protest, police arrived from the other part of the square as well. Law enforcers are facing barricades. Ukrainian opposition earlier said that it expects to break up the protests on Kiev's Independence Square during the next few hours.

200 poisoned with unknown gas in California.

About 200 people are reported to have been poisoned with unknown chemical agent in the western US city of Monrovia in California, a Voice of Russia correspondent reports on the ground. According to the latest media reports, the victims’ tally has surged from 150 up to 200 people. At least 45 of them were brought to hospital with signs of asphyxiation, bouts of asthma and pains in the chest.

Pics Post: Nelson Mandela's body lying in state in Pretoria.

See more pics after the break.

Photos Gallery: Nelson Mandela memorial service.

Tens of thousands of people are joining world leaders at a memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg. The service is being held at the FNB stadium, where Mr Mandela made his last public appearance. It is also being shown on big screens at three "overflow" stadiums.

Charles Novia names the Best 5 Nollywood Actors of 2013.

Written by Nollywood film maker, Charles Novia
In my earlier assessment of the five best actresses of 2013, I used personal and universally accepted criteria to arrive at my conclusions. Obviously, a lot of actresses left out of the last list must have felt shortchanged but I still don’t have apologies for any omission therein. The same process goes with this list for the Best Five Actors in 2013 in Nollywood.

1 1/2-year-old child with two of his siblings burnt to death in Lagos.

A one and a half year old child with two of his siblings were, weekend  burnt to death in an inferno that engulfed a building and a church in Iba Local Council Development Area, LCDA, Lagos State, leaving property worth millions of Naira destroyed.

Also, two unidentified dredgers got drowned in a 70-feet domestic well in Ojo Local Government, Lagos.
The deceased siblings identified as Imoleayo, Ismaila who is eight years old and Busayo Ganiyu, were said to have been sleeping when the fire started.

22 Year Old Nigerian Murdered In The US While Selling His Playstation 4

San Francisco police has arrested a 21-year-old man who they say killed another man over a PlayStation 4.
The suspect, Ronnie Collins, made arrangements online to buy the new console from the victim, 22-year-old Ikenna Uwakah. Uwakah[Above] was shot at 3:30 p.m. and died in the hospital Sunday, NBC News reports. Collins was arrested on Monday.


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