Thursday, February 20, 2014

Student Bags 6 months in Jail For Posting N*de Pics of His Ex On Facebook (Pictured)

Henry Alibah, the 21-year-old student who posted n**de pictures of his former girlfriend on Facebook, has been jailed for 6 months by an Accra Circuit Court, presided over by Judge Ellen Vivian Amoah.
He told the court that his 21-year-old client was really sorry and that he had learnt his lesson. 
Lawyer Cobbinah stated, “The problem of custodial sentence shouldn't be the most well-liked choice. Regulations does not constrain you from giving an individual face to the law.”

Godwin Emefele (Zenith Bank MD) Is New CBN Governor!

President Goodluck Jonathan has appointed Godwin Emefiele, who is the managing director of Zenith Bank, as the new governor of Central Bank.

Mr. Jonathan submitted Mr. Emefiele’s name to the Senate for confirmation Thursday hours after he announced the suspension of Sanusi Lamido as the CBN governor.

Facebook Buys WhatsApp for $16 billion

It has been announced that Facebook has acquired messaging app WhatsApp for $16bn (£9.6bn). The deal will also see an additional $3bn given to WhatsApp's founders and employees.

This is facebook's biggest acquisition to date.

In a statement, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg described WhatsApp's services as "incredibly valuable".

SSS Detains Sanusi & Seizes His Passport

Officials of the State Security Service, SSS, have seized the travelling documents of suspended Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, shortly after he arrived Lagos from Niger, where he had gone to attend a meeting of governors of central banks in the West African sub-region.
Shortly after his plane landed at the ExecuJet Terminal of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, he was accosted by plain clothe operatives who detained him briefly and insisted he must surrender his passport.
They also insisted that he would not be allowed to leave the airport until the Lagos state director of the SSS arrives.

R.I.P: Aisha Falode’s rapper son Toba dies in car crash

 CAF Media Committee member and former AIT Sports correspondent Aisha Falode has lost her son, Toba FalodeThe young lad, several reports this week say, passed away over the weekend in a car crash, according to his friends. Before the shocking incident, Toba Falode was schooling in Dubai, U.A.E, according to NET findings. He was also into contemporary music, combining schooling with music production and rapping. His monicker was Tyler Fray.

Ukraine Crisis: European Union is not a happy paradise.

“Ukraine’s division is fatal for it,” writes a German journalist Andrea Seibel in Der Welt weekly, adding that Ukraine’s nationalist West is seeking freedom with the European Union, while Ukraine’s East wants to tie its fate with Russia. And of course, Russia for Andrea Seibel is a symbol of being not free. So far, the attitude of the vast majority of the European and American media is equally one-sided: West is good and East is bad.

Yes, indeed, Ukraine is divided and this fact is visible from different reactions in various regions of Ukraine to the tragic events in Kiev. In the Western city of Lvov the so called activists attacked a military base and blew up a depot with munitions there. In the eastern cities of Kharkov and Donetsk attempts to attack the local government offices were thwarted by the local population, which fears the rule of Ukraine’s nationalist Western regions.

Ukraine: Sick fascist filth and gangland violence as political opposition – Rick Rozoff

With the release of a recent conversation between the US Ambassador to Ukraine and Victoria Nuland plotting the downfall of the current legitimate elected government in Kiev, it is clear who is behind the attempted coup in Ukraine. US backed "activists" with sniper rifles and hand guns are openly firing on police something that would not be tolerated anywhere in the world but which is being portrayed by western leaders as being legitimate opposition protest behavior. 

However such cold-blooded murder would lead to brains being swept off the street in their cities. According to Voice of Russia regular Rick Rozoff, who spoke on these issues, what we are color revolution techniques in action and the western media is playing along as a propaganda tool for those behind the scenes.

Hello. This is John Robles Rick Rozoff, I am speaking with Rick Rozoff the Owner and Manager of the Stop NATO website and international mailing list. This is a regular feature of the Voice of Russia.

Stealth subs to increase combat capability of Russia's Black Sea Fleet

The combat capability of Russia’s naval task force in the Mediterranean will increase  following the first deliveries of Varshavyanka-class submarines to the Black Sea Fleet in 2015, Navy Commander Admiral Viktor Chirkov said.

Russia formed a permanent naval task force in the Mediterranean last year to defend its interests in the region. The move was widely seen, however, as a response to calls for international intervention in the worsening civil war in Syria, Russia’s longtime ally.

"Niger Delta You Are In Danger" - Boko Haram Leader Threatens

"Niger Delta You Are In Danger" - Boko Haram Leader Threatens To Attack Refineries In The Niger Delta Boko haram leader, Shekau who many Nigerians thought to be dead as issued a much bigger threat. This time, he vows to destroy all the refineries in the Niger delta region. Sahara Reporters Reports: Barely a month after a respected cleric Sheik Auwal Albani was killed in Zaria Kaduna state the leadership of Boko Haram under Abubakar Shekau yesterday released a new video claiming the sect carried out the assassination of Sheik Albani.
 “We killed Albani of Zaria; Shekau killed Albani of Zaria, and tomorrow he will kill Jingir, Shehu of Borno and Ado Bayero.” Shekau who was dressed in military combat clothing spoke while his subordinates fired AK 47 rifles also vowed to go after one Sheik Yaya Jingir based in Plateau state along with many others he said would be killed because they are supporting democracy and are infidels. Shekau also listed Generals Ibrahim Babangida, Muhammadu Buhari, Governors Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Kashim Shettima and also a former governor of Kano state, Mallam Ibrahim Shekarau as targets.

Russia's Putin sending envoy to Kiev as mediator at request of Yanukovych

President of Russia Vladimir Putin sends Ombudsman Vladimir Lukin to Kyiv as a mediator in the negotiations with the opposition at the request of President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych, Press-Secretary of the Russian leader, Dmitry Peskov, said.

"A telephone conversation between President Putin and President Yanukovych was carried out on the initiative of the Ukrainian side, during which the President of Ukraine suggested that the head of the Russian state should send a Russian representative to Kyiv to participate in the negotiation process with the opposition as a mediator," Peskov said.

Ukraine & Western Countries should stand apart from radicals – Russia

Ukraine and the West should stay apart from radicals, Sergey Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister, said. “Russia thinks that Ukraine opposition as well as western countries should stay apart from extremists and other radicals,” said Lavrov during the press-conference in Bagdad on Thursday. This Tuesday, mass disorders escalated in Kiev again.

During the Verkhovna Rada meeting, the opposition insisted on return of the parliamentary-presidential form of government and on putting the Constitution of 2004 in force again.

"Sacking Of Sanusi Against The Law" - Abike Dabiri-Erewa Reacts

 House of Reps member and chairman of the House Committee on Diaspora Affairs, Abike Dabiri Erewa, has reacted to Sanusi's sack on Twitter. She says it's irrational and against the law. Is it really against the law? 

University of Ilorin Expels 3 Students, Reprimands 40 For Violating Dress Code

The University of Ilorin, UNILORIN, yesterday announced the expulsion of three undergraduate students for an alleged internet fraud and theft.

According to a report in the university’s bulletin, one Adeyemi Daniel Oluwaseyi of the Basic Medical Sciences was found guilty of unlawfully taking possession of ATM card and PIN belonging to another student while Mkperedom Olalekan Okon of the Arts Faculty was found guilty of internet-related fraud.

President Jonathan Suspends CBN Governor Sanusi

President Goodluck Jonathan today ordered the suspension of Nigeria's Central Bank Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, weeks after the CBN Governor exposed the theft of at least $20 billion by officials of  Nigerian petroleum ministry.

 A press release issued by the spokesperson to the President, Reuben Abati explained that the CBN governor was suspended because of reports by the Financial Reporting Council claiming the CBN governor had engaged in "financial recklessness and misconduct". The release did not specifically name any particular financial crime but goes ahead to announce a replacement for Mr. Sanusi.


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