Wednesday, January 1, 2014

3 kids burnt to death as fire gutted 10 houses in Delta

TRAGEDY struck, Monday, as three kids of same parents were burnt to death in a inferno which consumed 10 make-shift houses at Oroke Estate in Ovwian, Udu Council Section of Delta State. An eye witness said the source of the fire could not be ascertained but suggested it could be from candle light or generating sets as there clearly was power outage at time of the incident.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar got a question for you

Personally, I'd like to see a revolution. Revolution in the Education sector and power sector.

R.I.P: James Avery,'Uncle Phil' dies at 68

 James Avery, the actor who performed Uncle Phil in popular 90s sitcom Fresh King of Bel Air has died. He passed away yesterday December 31st in a LA hospital days following undergoing open hart surgery. He died from troubles from the operation. He was 68 years old. May his soul rest in peace, Ase.

Websites Much like Instagram

Now, Instagram is a warm topic.

After Facebook took over it for $1bn, the alternatives with this photography sharing website are now being sought by its followers. Also, suddenly there's been an explosion of applications that provide some other functions in addition to the regular feature. We found these interesting alternatives taking a look at the outcome of similar sites to

Drunk driver kills six pedestrians, including one child, in Poland

A drunk driver killed six pedestrians, including one child, on Wednesday in Poland, local police said.The man lost control of his vehicle and careered into a group of pedestrians on the pavement, killing five people on the spot.

Three injured children were rushed to hospital, one of whom later died, according to Anna Gembala, a local police spokeswoman.  Tests on the driver revealed he had two grammes of alcohol per litre of blood, way over the legal driving limit, Gembala told local radio.
The driver faces 12 years behind bars.

Two bombs explode in quick succession in Somali capital Mogadishu - police

Two bombs exploded in quick succession outside the front of the Jazira hotelnear the Somali capital's international airport on Wednesday, police and local residents said.

"First we heard a big crash and the security forces immediately opened fire," said Abdullahi Hussein who lives 300 metres behind the hotel. "After a few minutes another explosion took place and there was more gunfire."

US judge reaffirms laptop border searches without ‘reasonable suspicion’

 US border guards can now search travelers’ laptops and other electronic gadgets without a show of reasonable suspicion. The ruling that human rights groups argue is just another example of aggressive government surveillance came Tuesday, after a US federal judge dismissed a lawsuit challenge on the border search policy.

The suit was filed by American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on behalf of Pascal Abidor, a scholar with dual US-French citizenship, more than three years ago. Abidor said he was sitting in the train's cafe car when an officer forced him to take out his laptop and enter password.

Interesting findings on our dear RED PALM OIL….

Deep red palm oil indicates an abundance of beta carotene.

Palm oil is one huge blessing to West Africa that suddenly became a very bad one when from nowhere we started hearing and reading that Palm oil has an extremely high level of cholesterol which is not too healthy for us.

Not just that, its type of cholesterol is the BAD type! as someone still commented on a Facebook Note I wrote on this. I have not seize to wonder where all the myths emanate from, could it be because of our lack in-depth research on those?

#5 of Top 12 Flops Of 2013 – The Embarrassing List, 'Adams Oshiomole'.

#5 of Top 12 Flops Of 2013 – The Embarrassing List:
Adams Oshiomole’s ‘Go and die’ statement

The Edo State Governor received serious backlash on social media after outrightly telling a widow to ‘Go and die‘ for selling her goods on the roadside during sanitation in Benin. No amount of money or cups of tea can wipe that silly remark from memories of his rule. 

#4 of Top 12 Flops Of 2013 – The Embarrassing List,'Oga at the Top'.

#4 of Top 12 Flops Of 2013 – The Embarrassing List:
Oga at the Top (Shem Obafaiye)

The (former) Lagos State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) Shem Obafaiye subjected himself and his organization to global ridicule when he could not mention the organization’s official website during a heated live Channels interview. 

#3 of Top 12 Flops Of 2013 – The Embarrassing List, 'Beverly Osu'.

#3 of Top 12 Flops Of 2013 – The Embarrassing List:
Beverly Osu

Nigerians expressed disgust and disappointment when thier representative to the last Big Brother Africa reality show, Beverly Osu had sex in the house. Until her, no Nigerian housemate had been that physical in the house. 

The Top 12 Flops Of 2013 – The Most Embarrassing Moment List [Pics]

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