Saturday, January 11, 2014

Pastor Sign Fireman released on bail after 4 days

Pastor Sign Fireman has been released on bail four days after being arrested and detained by the Nigerian Police on the alleged ritual murder of a 12 year old girl after the girl's killer, 18 year old Ikechukwu claimed he killed her following instructions from the pastor. (If you missed it, read about any of it here & here).   Pastor Fireman was released on bail today Saturday January 10th after law enforcement investigated further and found inconsistencies in his accusers account of what happened.

Femi Falana's son in-law and wife lost their lives in Dubai

Lagos lawyer and human rights activist Femi Falana lost his son-in-law Juwon Majekodunmi on Sunday January 5th. Juwon was on christmas in Dubai together with his wife (both pictured above), mother-in-law, and other members of the family when he died. The household didn't reveal how he died.   Juwon married Femi Falana's first daughter Folakemi Falana Majekodunmi, a lawyer and CEO of Mobile Market, merely a year ago. He was in his 30s. May his soul rest in peace..


Obama, Bill Gates, and President Vladimir Putin are the World's Most Admired People ( Do you agree ?)

 The world's richest man and Microsoft chairman Bill Gates is probably the most admired person on the planet, followed closely by US President Barack Obama, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Pope Francis and Indian cricket player Sachin Tendulkar, the London Times reports, citing a poll.
Gates scored highly in all the 12 countries where YouGov conducted polling and was the most used in China. Putin's popularity among Russians helped him secure third put on the list, the newspaper reported.
YouGov surveyed 14,000 people in the U.K., France, Germany, Russia, the U.S., Australia, Pakistan, Indonesia, India, China, Egypt, Nigeria and Brazil in the poll conducted for the Times, based on the newspaper.

How To Handle Your Payday Loans

You don't have to be afraid of payday loans. Avoid getting trapped in a poor financial cycle which includes getting payday loans on a typical basis. Read this information to master ways to handle your payday loans.

Before you employ almost any cash advance system, research the business on the BBB (Better Business Bureau). That is really worth your own time, since the Bureau can inform you about any suspicious behavior or customer complaints that the lender has racked up.

I'd surgery in Panama to alter my eye color – but end up blind'

A student, Shenise Farrell from London was left temporarily blind after surgery to change the colour of her eyes.

Shenise Farrell travelled to Panama, in Central America, for the unregulated procedure to change her eye colour from dark brown to light brown.  She spent £8,000 on the operation but it went wrong and she was almost left permanently blind.

Ex-Israeli PM Ariel Sharon passes on at 85

Ariel Sharon, whose half century as a military and political leader in Israel was marked with victories and controversies, died Saturday after eight years in a coma, Israeli Army Radio reported. Sharon was 85.
Sharon died at Sheba Medical Center in the Tel Aviv suburb of Tel Hashomer.
The Israeli statesman was a national war hero to many Israelis for his leadership, both in uniform or as a civilian, during every Israeli war.
Many in the Arab world called Sharon “the Butcher of Beirut” after he oversaw Israel’s 1982 invasion of Lebanon while serving as defense minister.

Chocolate City Saga Continues, Brymo returns to court.

The lingering legal battle between Chocolate City Entertainment and artiste, Ashimi Olawale Ibrahim popularly known as Brymo comes up on the 14th of January, Federal High Court, Ikoyi, Lagos.  The case was adjourned until 14th of January, after the presiding judge was unavoidable absence at the court leading to the suspension of the case.  The case reportedly has been adjourned twice following the November 11 adjournment before this latest one. However, the presiding judge wasn’t the only one missing as neither Brymo nor his counsel were available for the hearing leaving only Choc City’s counsel, C.O. Madubuko from L and A Legal Consultants the only party present. The legal battle between the two is as a result of Brymo’s unceremonious exit from the record label.

Obasanjo disowns PDP •Writes Tukur, copies Jonathan • PDP govs give conditions for peace!

President Olusegun Obasanjo has fired another letter, this time, to the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, in which he gave a notice of his withdrawal from the activities of the party.
Obasanjo also sent a copy of the letter to President Goodluck Jonathan as National Leader of the party. A copy of the letter was obtained by the Saturday Tribune. 
The former president, in the letter, said he was withdrawing from all activities of the party because the PDP had been negating the principles of morality, decency and discipline in its decisions, especially as they affect the South West where he comes from.
The letter, dated January 7, 2014, according to a source at the national secretariat of the party, was received in the office of Tukur on Wednesday, 8 January, 2014. It is believed that President Jonathan also got his own copy on Thursday.

Rt. Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji Advovates Absolute Independence for Auditors

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Adeyemi Ikuforiji has restated the need for the state Auditors to conduct and report on financial and performance audit without subjecting their reports to control or influence by the executive arm of government, just as he urged them to be prepared to embrace the newly introduced International Public Sector Accounting Standards, IPSAS in the country.

Ikuforiji made this known at the opening ceremony of the 4th Auditors’ Retreat held at Lekki on Thursday with the theme: “Implementation of IPSAS: Roles and Challenges for Audit.”

[Photo] Mighty Joe, Nigeria’s Notorious Robber Executed In 1973 For Stealing ₦10

It was the end of a savage legend yesterday. ‘Mighty Joe’, the kingpin of the underworld was silenced by the bullets of the firing squad. Thousands of Lagos people breathed a sigh of relief following the execution at Bar Beach. The man, Isiaka Busari, alias ‘Mighty Joe,’ for many years constituted himself a big terror to the people of this federal capital particularly those around Mushin where he lived and practised his trade.


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