Friday, February 28, 2014

NDLEA arrests Ghanaian comedian for drug ingestion

A Ghanaian comedian, Musah Iddrisu, and a Congolese, Inana Cedrick, have been arrested the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

Iddrisu and Cedrick were arrested during the inward and outward screening of Ethiopian airline passengers respectively at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

Abductors Want ₦ 500m ransom to release President Jonathan's uncle

 Abductors of Inengite Nitabai, the 70-year old uncle of President Goodluck Jonathan, have demanded a N500m ransom, Sahara Reporters report.

A security source said that the abductors threatened to kill him if the family fails to produce the money. The source also said the family had constituted a committee to evaluate the demand, establish negotiations with the abductors and facilitate his release.

He said the kidnappers had also warned against the involvement of security operatives in the matter.  
"The kidnappers contacted the family four days after and demanded a whopping sum of N500m. It is believed that the family of the victim has begun negotiations with the hoodlums," he said.

Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako Attacked by Boko Haram

In accordance with information reaching us, the convoy of the governor of Adamawa State, Murtala Nyako was attacked by gunmen considered to be Boko Haram insurgents earlier today, The Herald reports.  Nyako was ambushed at Shuwari part of the State on his way returning from the condolence visit to victims who were attacked by the Boko Haram set two days ago. In line with the source, the governor and his convoy escaped the attack unhurt. 

Centenary Celebration, A Dance On The Graves Of Murdered Students - Atiku

  Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar says the centenary celebration currently going on in Abuja to mark the 100 years of Nigeria's Amalgamation is disrespectful to the memory of the recently murdered FGC students in Yobe state. His tweets above.....

Dandora Church Bans ladies From Wearing Underwear To Church-Kenya, says ungodly

According to Ghetto radio, a church called ‘Lord's Propeller Redemption Church'has declared wearing pan-ties to Church as ‘ungodly '. 
“All the ladies were informed not to be wearing bras and panties to the church,” a source revealed. The Church's pastor Rev Njohi says that when people head to church, they need to be free in body and spirit in order to receive Christ. He also allegedly warned the congregation of dire consequences for failure to uphold the new law. I wonder how they are going to ensure the congregation follows this new law. 

China Says U.S. Economy Is Fake, Nothing Backs The Dollar And Has No Manufacturing To Support Its Economy

UK home ownership is at a record low. Best Buy, Wells Fargo are laying off more employees. The housing market is plummeting and Wells Fargo along with JPM are laying off mortgage employees. China stood up to the US and said the US economy is fake, the dollar is backed by nothing and the US has no manufacturing to support its economy. According to Edward Snowden trolls do exist and the government pays them to place comments on alternative media sites on the internet. Crimea is discussing to separate from the Ukraine. John Kerry wants a discussion between the US and Russia on Ukraine’s future. DHS is now warning that Boston Bombing might be the sign of the future for terrorist attacks.

The Best SEO in Nigeria ?

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Long-time SEO's are actually considering the big picture and working together with usability analysts. Some SEO are scam artists. I believe it is interesting that so many newcomers receive the incorrect impression that there's one almighty reply to succeeding browsing engines. SEO are specialized techniques used to optimize your internet site, to be Se friendly and raise your likelihood of placing well in searches. But SEO can be probably the most profitable ways of driving leads because any leads you get from SEO are free leads.

Nigeria Football Federation unveils New World Cup jersey for Brazil 2014

 The Nigerian Football Federation today February 27th unveiled a fresh jersey our national team would use throughout the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The jersey, that will be lemon green, is going to be officially launched on March 5th once the Super Eagles meet Mexico in a pre-world cup friendly that'll take place in Atlanta, Georgia.

Based on the Head Marketing of the NFF, Adama Idris, the jersey was made to match the current weather condition in Brazil. 
See more photos following the break...

How we spent Abacha’s loot — Okonjo-Iweala

Minister of Finance and Co-ordinating Minister for the Economy and , Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala , said yesterday that the $ 500 million recovered Abacha loot was used to develop the nation’s rural areas.
The minister was reacting to an article by Mr.  Sonala Olumhense who claimed that $2.5 billion was recovered from the funds looted by the then maximum ruler, Gen. Sani Abacha but that the money disappeared under the minister’s watch.

According to the minister, $ 500 million, not $2.5 billion was recovered and had been spent development projects in rural areas as agreed with the Swiss government.
A statement by Mr. Paul Nwabikwu, Special Adviser to the minister said that the claims by Mr. Olumhense were unverified and largely false.

Gov. Fashola Unveils NUPENG’S Zonal Secretariat, urges union to envision ways of growing opportunities in Petroleum Sector

…Renames Hall dedicated in his name to NUPENG PEACE HALL in memory of slain students in Yobe State

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Thursday graced the commissioning of the ultra modern Lagos Zonal Secretariat of the National Union of Petroleum Engineering and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) office, tasking the union to begin to think ahead about how it can grow opportunities in the petroleum sector.

Presidency Under Fire Over Document Linking Sanusi To Boko Haram

Special Assistant to the President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokiri, is presently caught up in a massive scandal after the digital footprint of a slanderous write-up against the recently suspended governor of the Central Bank, Sanusi Lamido, was traced to his computer, according to an online media outfit, Premiun Times.
Omokri is believed to have used a pseudonym, Wendell Simlin, to circulate an article that tried to link the recent spike in Boko Haram attack to the suspension of the CBN governor, Lamido Sanusi.

Gunmen Kill 2, Raze Over 120 Houses in Plateau State

An eye witness said the attackers came into Diyam-Rim at about 2 am, raided the village for about one hour, killing the 2 persons and injuring two others.

Gunmen, suspected to be Fulani herdsmen, have again struck on the Plateau, leaving at least two dead and over 120 houses burnt at Diyam-Rim of Riyom local government area, and Rakok and Razat both of Barkin Ladi local government part of the state.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Photos: Police sets shanties in Lekki on fire

 Shanties around the Lekki second Roundabout are currently been razed down by police in a bid to pursuit the citizens from the area. The fire is apparently going out of control. See more pictures after the break. 

Boko Haram Launches fresh Attach in Adamawa, kills 9, burn down churches, bank

Barely 24 hours after the attack on the Federal Government college in Yobe state where 43 young students were killed, suspected men of the Islamist group yesterday night attacked settlers at Kirchinga, Michika, Shuwari and Shuwa district all in Adamawa state. Several cars, houses, catholic churches, shops and a good First Bank Complex were burnt down. 

Girl hacked to death by former-boyfriend on her way to school

Pupils from Bishop Okoth Miranga senior school mourn their colleague who was  hacked to death by her former boyfriend
A 16-year old girl was hacked to death by her ex-boyfriend with a machete on her way to school in Kenya.
In accordance with reports, the victim, an form three student at Bishop Okoth Miranga Secondary School was ambushed by the suspect at about 6 a.m.
It was gathered from witnesses a quarrel had ensued between suspect and the deceased over a love affair turned sour.
Daily Nation reports:

ABUJA: President Jonathan addresses world leaders and invited guests at the International Conference (Video)

President Jonathan addresses world leaders and invited guests at the International Conference on Human Security, Peace and Development in Abuja. 

World leaders including President Francios Hollande of France, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, President of Chad, Idriss Déby, President José Manuel Barroso of the European Commission, were in attendance. 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Boy & Girl hang each other as parent refuse to let them marry.

 This is a picture of a girl & a boy who hanged themselves on a tree because their parents refused to let them marry each other. A disagreement between both families was what caused the parents to say No to their marriage. My question is, saying No to their marriage by their parents is enough reason why they should take their lives? Is this Love or Foolishness? What do you think?

Suspension: Court refuses Sanusi’s ex parte motion.

Hope of early return to office by the suspended Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, was dashed on Wednesday when an Abuja Federal High Court refused an ex parte motion he filed in a bid to set aside his suspension by President Goodluck Jonathan.
The court instead ordered that the President should be put on notice, and fixed March 12 for both sides to argue the motion.

Video: 3 Uni. of Ghana Students Allegedly Nabbed Stealing P*nties

Centenary Anniversary Broadcast by President Jonathan ( Read his full speech)

This is the national broadcast by Pres. Jonathan on the occasion of Nigeria’s Centenary Celebrations today Wednesday, 26th February, 2014. Read his full speech below
Dear Compatriots,
 1.  I extend warm greetings and felicitations to all Nigerians as we celebrate our nation’s centenary; a significant milestone in our journey to Nationhood.

 2. One hundred years ago, on the 1st of January 1914, the British Colonial authorities amalgamated the Southern and Northern Protectorates, giving birth to the single geo-political entity called Nigeria which has become our home, our hope, and our heritage.

3. I have often expressed the conviction that our amalgamation was not a mistake. While our union may have been inspired by considerations external to our people; I have no doubt that we are destined by God Almighty to live together as one big nation, united in diversity. .............

Senate orders army to the North after Yobe school massacre

With 59 school children dead in Yobe State, the Senate Defence Committee has ordered the Nigerian Army to the North East today to provide protection. (A survivor pictured above)

The Senate Defence Committee, chaired by Senator George Thompson Sekibo suspended budget hearings to pass a resolution which ordered the Nigerian Army to the North East.

Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Kenneth Minimah was ordered to provide security for all schools and health institutions in the Boko Haram affected areas to include Maiduguri and Yobe.

Woolwich killers Adebolajo & Adebowale get life in prison

 The 2 men who attacked a soldier, Lee Rigby, in May 2013 and hacked him to death in the streets in front of horrified onlookers near Woolwich Barracks in south-east London, have been sentenced life in prison. Michael Adebolajo, 29, was presented with a whole-life term, while Michael Adebowale, 22, was jailed forever with a minimum of 45 years.

Daily Mail reports that the British-born men began shouting 'Allahu Akbar'and'You (Britain) and America will never be safe'in their sentencing at the court in Central London today. They certainly were bundled from the courtroom by several security guards following their violent outburst and the judge was forced to sentence them inside their absence.......

Nigerian man who stabbed his partner while she was in bed bags 12 years

A Nigerian businessman has been jailed for 12 years after he was found guilty of stabbing his wife as she slept in their home. Oluwabusayo Abegunde, 38, (pictured above) stabbed his wife repeatedly with a kitchen knife after he went through her phone and discovered she was seeing someone else.

Esther Abegunde, 33, told her husband of ten years that their marriage was over and moved into a spare room on February 16th 2013. Abegunde attacked her with the knife after he discovered why she wanted to leave him. Oluwabusayo stabbed Esther in the chest, arm, and punctured her left lung, according to the Manchester Evening News. Continue...

Federal government increases passport charge by 50%

The Federal Government has increased passport fee by 50%. Based on a circular signed by the Deputy Comptroller responsible for Operations/Passport and released a few days ago titled'Passport Reforms ', applicants will now pay N15,000 rather than N10,000. (It was officially N10,000 but most of us understand how much we really paid.) Also applicants for change of data will pay now N30,000.

Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Adesina Ajayi, is gone..

Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Adesina Ajayi, is dead.
A statement from the Ondo State Government, signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Aderotimi Adelola, said the former Speaker died after a protracted battle with cancer of the urinary bladder.
Ajayi represented Odigbo Constituency 11 at the Ondo State House of Assembly and was 61 years old.
The statement read, “The late Speaker, during his life time was a bridge builder, a man of integrity and a reliable team player who placed the interest of the state above personal consideration.

Venezuela death toll rises to 13 as protests flare, US diplomats expelled, Pope appeals for reconciliation

Anti-government protesters in the Venezuelan capital burn rubbish and put up barricades. Access to the main avenues has been barred and traffic has slowed to a crawl. These blockades are the latest in a series of opposition protests in which 13 people have died. Demonstrators say they'll continue with their protests, until President Nicolas Maduro resigns.

Opposition leader Henrique Capriles is also demanding the government release protest leader Leopoldo Lopez and about a dozen student demonstrators, imprisoned on charges of inciting violence. He spurned an invitation to meet the president for talks.

Saudi Arabia to provide weapons from Pakistan to Syrian Rebels

Saudi source has announced on Sunday that Saudi Arabia is in the middle of negotiations with Pakistan regarding the purchase of anti-aircraft and anti-tank rockets in order to support Syrian rebels. For Saudi Arabia it is a way of helping Syria to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad. 

Initially the US position on proving arms to the rebels was negative due to the fear of those weapons easily falling into the hands of extremists. However, due to the failure of Geneva peace talks, it seems that Washington is ready to reconsider their position.

3 Nigerian students Get death sentence for drug trafficking in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

KUALA LUMPUR: Three Nigerian college students were sentenced to death by a High Court here for trafficking 1008.3gm of methamphetamine two years ago.

Justice Kamardin Hashim made the decision after the defence failed to raise doubt against Chigozie Patrick Umeohudo, 26, Nnaemeka Nwafor, 25, and Chibuike Collions Nnebedum, 24, by end of defence case.

“I find that the testimonies by the defence could not be trusted, a mere denial and purely fictitious.

No World Cup For Ike Uche, I don't think I need a player like that in the team. - Steven Keshi

Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi has closed the door on striker Ikechukwu Uche for the World Cup, saying he lacks tactical discipline.

Uche has been one of Nigeria’s reliable goal scorers and has scored 12 goals this season for Villarreal.

On Monday night, the striker returned to action after he was sidelined by injury for two weeks.

Abomination: SEE How Pastor Rapes Woman To ‘Cleanse Bad Luck’

A Limpopo policeman, who is also a pastor in the Zion Christian Church who helped people with various problems, has appeared in the Seshego Magistrate's Court in South Africa on charges of rape and corruption, the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid) said.
“His appearance follows his arrest by the Ipid on February 21,” spokesman Moses Dlamini said in a statement.
Continue after the break.

Ugly Accident On Benin-Airport Road, Edo State [Graphic Pics]

This is so SAD. The accident happened yesterday around 12noon along G.R.A, Airport Road, Benin City, Edo state.. The scene looks horrible and the Man Died after couple of minutes of shouting in agony.

15-Year-Old Student lost his life After Mysterious Thunder Strikes In Akwa Ibom

A final year student of the Western Annag Secondary Commercial School in Ukanafun, Ukanafun LGA of Akwa Ibom State, was at the weekend struck to death by a bolt of lightning.

Victor, 15, was an indigene of Nkek village.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Dangote Slashes The price of Cement At Kaduna Fair

Dangote Cement has slashed cement price in an ongoing promo at the Kaduna 35th International Trade Fair.  Customers have the opportunity of buying the discounted product at the company’s pavilion, the company’s regional sales manager, Obasola Alo, said.
The new promo liberalises the extant policy where customers who intend to buy directly at factory price could only do so if they were buying trucks of cement.
“Two or more people can come together to buy 100 bags. We are partnering with Access Bank whose representatives are at the fair where customers can pay and get their product,” he said.

Ogun LP Crisis: Police Raid Daniel's House

My attention has been drawn to Vanguard publication of Tuesday 25 February, 2014 (page 11) titled 'Ogun LP Crisis: Police Raid Daniel's House' and wish to state categorically that the men of the Nigeria Police Force never raided the residence of the former  governor as stated in the report.

The two parties involved in the alleged invasion of the Labour Party secretariat have been invited by the Ogun State Police Command and the onus rests on the Command to carry out its investigations and established the facts therein.

Jonathan/Amaechi Face-off Tears UNIPORT Alumni Apart

Culled from Leadership
The face-off between President Goodluck Jonathan and Rivers State governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has led to a disagreement within the leadership of the University of Port Harcourt Alumni Association as members of the executive committee of the association are divided over who to support.
While some members of the executive committee, led by the national president and former member of the House of Representatives, Hon Ike Chinwo are behind Amaechi, others led by the first national vice president, Chief Edward Ngene are queuing behind Jonathan.

SLS drags GEJ to court over suspension

The suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi, has dragged President Goodluck Jonathan before an Abuja Federal High Court in a suit he filed to challenge his suspension from office.
In the application filed on his behalf by his lawyer, Kola Awodein, SAN, Sanusi is asking the court to restrain the President, the Attorney General of the Federation and the Inspector General of Police from giving effect to his purported suspension from office as the CBN governor, pending the determination of the suit.

Report predicts naira devaluation on Sanusi’s suspension

The naira is at risk of being devalued after President Goodluck Jonathan suspended the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Lamido Sanusi, last week, eroding confidence in monetary policy and sending the naira to a record low.
Bloomberg reported that the naira, which rose for the first time in six days on Monday, posted its biggest five-day drop in eight months last week.

The yield on Nigeria’s July 2023 dollar bond had its steepest one-day jump on record after Sanusi’s removal on February 20. The security has lost 2.3 per cent this year, compared with a 0.6 per cent drop in the JPMorgan Chase & Co. index of African sovereign debt.

Major Hamza Al-Mustapha launches NGO for Peace and Unity in Nigeria

Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, former Chief Security Officer to ex-Head of State, Late General Sani Abacha has launched a platform known as the Al-Mustapha Peace, Unity and Development Initiative which he seeks to use to promote peace in Nigeria, especially in the North.  The former prime suspect in the assassination case of late MKO Abiola's wife, Kudirat Abiola, who was let off the hook in June 2013, is currently on a nationwide tour soliciting the support of eminent members of the society.

Photo Post: 700 people STRIP N*KED to set new world record for the largest n*de ocean swim (Pics)

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Gov. Fashola Hands Over Imota Asphalt Plant, Commissions, Inspects Projects In Ikorodu, Agbowa.

The CHOICE Estate Housing Site at Agbowa in Ikorodu during Governor Fashola’s inspection tour on Thursday, February 20, 2014. INSET: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN (middle) fielding questions from newsmen shortly after his inspection tour of CHOICE Estate Housing Site at Agbowa in Ikorodu, Lagos on Thursday, February 20, 2014. With him is the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Aderemi Ibirogba (left).
With partnership we will find solutions to our problems instead of talking” he says

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), Thursday handed over the Imota Asphalt Plant in Agbowa, Epe Local Government Area, assuring that his administration would continue to find solutions to its developmental problems in the State instead of talking about them.

Police Rescues Two ESUT Students From Kidnappers Den, Nabs One Suspect

The police in Enugu State, on Tuesday freed two students of the Enugu State University of Science and Technology, ESUT, from kidnappers’ den.

The students, Alexander Afamefuna Akadieze of Amankwo Oghe, a third year student of department of political science and Miracle Chukwuemeka, a second year student of department of sociology, regained their freedom after one week.

LASRAB Undertakes Badagry Records Survey

Lagos State Records & Archives Bureau (LASRAB) has carried out records survey and accessioning of Badagry Local Government to determine historical records of enduring value for preservation and use of future generations.

The survey was undertaken by Archivists of the Bureau led by Mr. Bolaji Uthman, the Director General - LASRAB. The exercise was conducted round the entire Local Government which include the Local Government Headquarters, Ajara Badagry and other parts of the Local Governments which include Ajido, Ere, Wawu and boundary town of Ikoga that is the boundary between Lagos and Ogun State.

Gov. Fashola Appoints Kasim acting CEO Ibile Holdings

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola has approved the appointment of Fauziyyah Kikelomo Kasim as the Acting Chief Executive Officer of Ibile Holdings Limited. The appointment takes immediate effect.

According to a statement issued by the Head of Service, Mrs. Oluseyi Williams, Kikelomo Kasim was until her appointment a finance and investment practitioner,

Fashola Meets Okunnu, Shasore, other National confab rep. of Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN (right) at a meeting with the Lagos Confab Committee members-former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Alhaji Femi Okunnu SAN (3rd left), Mrs. Funmilayo Osinowo-Bashorun (middle), former Lagos State Special Adviser on Education and Chairman, Board of CG-EKO LLP, Prof. Tunde Samuel (2nd left), and the Chief of Staff, Mr. Lanre Babalola (left) at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on Monday, February 24, 2014.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Monday publicly presented the six representatives of the State at the forthcoming National Conference, declaring that the position of the Governors in the South West is to allow their people who want to express themselves to do so distinct from what the political tendencies may be.

Video: El-Rufai Speaks on Lamido Sanusi's Suspension

Elrufai Speaks on Sanusi Lamido's Suspension; His Own Alleged N5billion Contract from CBN 

BigSin -Video: Pastor Nabbed Pants Down With Married Woman Returns To Church

Terrible: Guard Rapes Woman Returning From T.B Joshua’s Church In Lagos

Over the weekend, a 24-year-old lady, Tivere, was molested by a security guard – Kelly Ochuko- on Mutiatu Street, Ikotun, Lagos State, while returning from a vigil at the Synagogue Church of All Nation.

The incident happened around 2am.

Police source say Tivere had travelled to Lagos from Sapele, Delta State, to participate in Pastor Temitope Joshua’s midnight programme. Around 2am, she had left for her lodge when a 27-year-old Ochukwo allegedly accosted her.

Heartless: Man Nearly Killed His Wife With Cutlass In A Fresh Fight (Pictured)

Photo: Man Who Cut Off One Of His Wife’s Fingers Before Now, Almost Killed Her With Cutlass In A Fresh Fight

A spy policeman and an elder in Celestial Church of Christ at Afromedia Estate in Lagos, Mr Michael Okoli happens to be cooling off at a Police station for trying to kill his wife. Based on Mr Okoli, he kept the amount of N70,000 in the home for part of their residence rent, before leaving for work the following day. 

President of Uganda signs Anti- Gay Bill into law

It's my job to keep you updated, so here's what's up at the moment, dearies - Uganda's President Museveni has signed the country's anti-gay bill into law, despite warnings from US President Barack Obama that it would “complicate our valued relationship” and will mark a “step backward” for all Ugandans and reflect poorly on the country’s commitment to protect the human rights of its people.”


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