Sunday, December 15, 2013

EFCC Mad at Bode George, others’ release

THE Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has described as “unfortunate” that the Supreme Court set aside the court judgment that jailed former chairman of the board of  Nigerian Ports Authority, Chief Olabode George and five former members.  The five directors of the NPA whose sentensing was also quashed are Aminu Dabo, Captain Oluwasegun Abidoye, Alhaji Abdullahi Tafida, Alhaji Zanna Maidaribe and Sule Aliyu, an Engineer.
The apex court discharged and acquitted them of corruption, inflation of contracts and contracts splitting, for which they had been convicted after prosecution by the anti-graft agency.  George, a Peoples Democratic Party chieftain, was the NPA chairman between 2001 and 2003 when the alleged offences were said to have been committed.

Video: See What happend to students caught watching Adult Flícks in the Classroom
Students In Zimbabwe Being Beaten By Their Teacher After Being Caught Watching Adult Flícks On Their Cell Phones

See The Reason Obasanjo Is Angry With Presidnt Jonathan

The controversial letter Chief Olusegun Obasanjo wrote to President Goodluck Jonathan has continued to generate ripples with a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Buruji Kashamu alleging that the former president took on the president for selfish reasons.

Obasanjo had in an 18-page letter dated December 2, 2013 accused President Jonathan of taking actions detrimental to the unity and progress of the country.

Buhari Talks about #OBJLetter

The controversial letter Chief Olusegun Obasanjo wrote to President Goodluck Jonathan has continued to generate ripples with former Nigeria's Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) alleging that the good individuals of the country are equally  oppressed by the PDP regimes of both Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan.

Boko Haram Force Nigeria to import tomatoes from Benin..

Importation of tomatoes from Benin Republic and other neighbouring countries by Nigerians particularly across the Seme border is on the increase following the Boko Haram insurgence in the North- East of the country famous for tomato farming. As a result, the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has collected over N5million baggage fees from such imports in just two months.  A trip to Benin Republic by Financial Vanguard reporter, where tomato farms are rapidly springing up showed that the import of the vegetable has become a big business for both the producers in Benin Republic and buyers of the produce in Nigeria.

Chinese firms sign ₦117,280,000,000 ($733m) cement deal in Nigeria, Myanmar

Two Chinese firms, Sinoma and CITIC Heavy Industries, have agreed deals totalling $733m to produce cement in Nigeria and Myanmar, respectively, as they expand in emerging markets overseas.

Reuters reported that Sinoma International Engineering Company Limited, a unit of China National Materials Company Limited, signed a $536m contract with Nigeria’s Dangote Cement Plc, Sinoma and National Materials said in separate statements on Thursday.

The inventor of the Cellular phone is Henry Sampson (African Man)

The inventor of the Cellular phone is Henry Sampson, Jr. Sampson is an African-American from Jackson , Mississippi . He attended Morehouse College and transferred to Purdue. He received an MS in Engineering from the  University Of California.

U.S., Chinese warships narrowly prevent collision in South China Sea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. guided missile cruiser operating in international waters in the South China Sea was forced to take evasive action last week to avoid a collision with a Chinese navy ship maneuvering nearby, the U.S. Pacific Fleet said in a statement on Friday.

The incident on December 5 involving the USS Cowpens came at a time of heightened tensions between the United States and China following Beijing’s declaration of an Air Defense Identification Zone in the East China Sea.

“Black November” was banned in Nigeria was a rumour + I’m not embarrassed acting gay" – Enyinna Nwigwe

Popular for the role which  he played in the movie, “Games Men Play Reloaded”,  and the yet to be released  controversial “Black November” movie  which he co-produced with Jeta Amata, Enyinna Nwigwe originally did not set out to become an actor.

He delved into acting by accident, and today, he’s one of the hottest rising actors  in Nollywood. Often described as the “ladies man’ , Enyinna  who hails from Imo State takes Showtime Celebrity through his journey as a runaway model, instructor, actor and producer par excellence.

Video: 2 of the 6 men who ra*ped a 16 year old girl in Akure, open up on Camera.

25 killed as Army, Boko Haram clash in Borno

No fewer than 25 people suspected to be members of Boko Haram sect were killed, Thursday, in a clash with troops of the 7 Division, Nigerian Army at Ngauramari villages of Bama Local Government Area of Borno state.

Ngauramari is a small farming community along the Maiduguri- Bama – Firgi-Gwoza federal highway which had witnessed series of attacks and killing of over 20 motorists and passengers this week by suspected terrorists.

APC`s call for President Jonathan`s impeachment irresponsible, says PDP

Abuja – The People’s Democratic Party P) has described the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) party’s call for the impeachment of President Goodluck Jonathan as irresponsible and immature.

The National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr Olisa Metuh, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

Metuh said that the call by the APC was part of the party`s larger agenda to truncate the country`s democracy.

Be ready to face consequences of treason – Presidency warns APC

The has Presidency has warned the All Progressives Congress (APC) that it should be ready to face consequences of treason.
The was made known in a statement signed by the President Goodluck Jonathan’s Special Adviser,  Reuben Abati.
The Statement read thus
”We have noted with utter disdain, the reckless and  irresponsible call by the APC on Sunday for the National Assembly to commence impeachment proceedings against President Goodluck Jonathan.

Video: "We steal because you never stoned us for it" - Gov. Rotimi Amaechi
Speaking at a tribute event for Nelson Mandela in Lagos on Friday, Rivers State governor Rotimi Amaechi said the reason political office holders steal is because citizens let them.

"Even the musicians, you're singing about us, the leaders? If you see a thief and you allow him to be stealing, what do you do? You have stoned nobody that's why we are stealing. Who have you stoned? We came out and you started dancing, the oil subsidy, we told you they stole N2.3trillion, what did you do? Instead you're protesting. The oil subsidy that is not reaching the poor, few individuals are going away with the money, you have done nothing, you are mourning Madiba, 95 years.

Nelson Mandela was buried today December 15th: See Pics from Nelson Mandela's funeral (Photo Gallery)

Nelson Mandela was buried today December 15th at his ancestral home in Qunu after a four-hour state funeral service today that has been attended by 5,000 people including Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Richard Branson and Prince Charles   There was a fly-past and 21-gun salute as his body was lowered in to the ground. 

Leader of Bratstvo party declared internationally wanted - Ukraine's Interior Ministry

Dmitry Korchynsky, the leader of the radical Bratstvo (Brotherhood) party, has been declared internationally wanted.

"I am sure that this person's whereabouts will be established shortly and due measures will be taken," chief of the ministry's criminal search department Vasyl Paskal has said.
"We also have reports saying that individual members of Korchynsky's organization - 15 people - lived in his office. He used these individuals during most radical actions," the official said.

I Don't Need A Response From Jonathan - Obasanjo

As the Presidency prepares a reply to the 18-page letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Goodluck Jonathan on the state of the nation, indications emerged, yesterday, that the former leader was not expecting any reply but action from Jonathan.

A competent source told Sunday Vanguard that Obasanjo was more
interested in Jonathan addressing the core issues he raised in his letter rather than getting a reply to his damning missive, entitled, ‘Before it is too late’.

VIDE0 POST: Nelson Mandela, Ex-South African leader buried in Qunu

Photos from Nelson Mandela's funeral

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Niger State: Man arrested with human skull

The long arm of the law has caught up with  a 23- -year- old man, Musa Ibrahim Kamuku, following his arrest and detention in a Police cell by the authorities of the  Niger State Police Command, over  allegation of being in possession of a human head.  Luck ran against the suspect,   who hailed from Tegina,  in Rafi Local Government Area of the state, when he mistakenly  called a wrong telephone number belonging to one comrade Abdullahi  Akayaga, former Chairman, Nigerian Union of Teachers in the local government areas.
This was contained in a news bulletin issued by the Niger State government, a copy of which was obtained by the Saturday  Tribune on Friday, in Minna, the state capital.

Strange! Na*ked bath in ‘Pool of Bethesda’ (Photos)

 The news fly all around and the hitherto serene community becomes busy playing host to people from far and near seeking miracle healing to their ailments in a stream that sprang up suddenly.

The physically challenged, the aged, young, men and women including people with different kinds of sicknesses throng the pool in droves, dip themselves naked in the 3-4feet deep stagnated water, wash the ailing parts of their bodies believing they are healed.

Although the testimonies were not forth coming, the lame, blind still assisted with mixed feelings, believed that they will be healed.
The mysterious pool, called Orimiri located in a forest about 3km from the Nachi bus-stop along Onitsha/Enugu old road, allegedly heals all kinds of ailments after it was discovered by a Fulani herdsman recently.


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