Thursday, March 6, 2014

AGN president Ibinabo Fiberesima set to visit Borno & Yobe states

Actors Guild of Nigeria (AGN) president Ibinabo Fiberesima is set to go to Borno and Yobe states to commiserate with families of victims of Boko Haram and deliver relief material to those affected by the recent bloody attacks.
Based on the newly appointed person in the National Council For Arts and Culture, her foundation'Ibinabo Care Foundation'will deliver the relief materials and help grieving families at all they can.

Benue State Water resources Commissioner, Kicked the Bucket in India

Benue State Commissioner for Water Resources, Conrad Wergba died yesterday Wednesday March 5th in a hospital in India where he went for treatment.  The Benue State Government have confirmed the death of the former Special Adviser to Governor Gabriel Suswam and former Information & Orientation Commissioner. May his soul rest in peace. 

First APC National Summit Holds as Fashola Stresses that the APC is not just going to talk about Change but Embody Change.

 Bigwigs and national leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the six geo-political zones including all its Governors on Thursday gathered in Abuja for the inaugural national summit of the party with Governor Babatunde Fashola (SAN) stating that the APC was not just going to talk about change; it is going to embody change.

The Governor who spoke at the opening session of the first national summit holding at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja added that Nigeria longs for change and that the APC is committed to leading a movement for that change.

“A Commitment to Change” His Excellency, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN

Commencement Talking Points
“A Commitment to Change”
His Excellency, Mr. BabatundeRajiFashola, SAN
Governor of Lagos State
APC National Summit, Abuja
March 6, 2014

It is my privilege to welcome all of you to the inaugural All Progressives Congress National Summit.

This is a historic day not only for the APC but also for our nation.

The work we begin today is the work that will build a New Nigeria.

FFK re-arraigned for alleged ₦100m money laundering

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, was today March 6th re-arraigned for alleged N100 million money laundering. Premium Times reports that Fani-Kayode told a Federal High court in Lagos that he was not guilty of all 40 counts of money laundering instituted against him by EFCC
The trial judge, Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia, fixed March 10, 17, 18 and 19 for the trial. The EFCC is accusing Mr. Fani-Kayode, who was also a former Minister of Culture and Tourism, of money laundering. The commission had amended its 47-count charge, totalling N230 million, to a 40-count charge of N100 million.
Today Mr. Fani-Kayode sat patiently in the dock because the court registrar slowly read out all of the 40 counts of money laundering against him. He responded “not guilty” to all of them.

Troops stop planned Boko Haram strike in Borno, eliminate 20 of them.

Boko Haram gunmen returned late last night to Mafa and Ajiri villages in Borno State to attack the villagers but this time they met their match. Soldiers guarding the villages and neighbouring ones opened fire on the insurgents, killing at least 20 of them. But instead of retreating, eye witnesses said the Boko Haram members came in their hundreds and engaged the military men in a gun battle.

Video: Pregnant mom runs mad, drives van filled with children into ocean

A pregnant South Carolina mom drove a van full of her young kids into the ocean on Tuesday March 4th hours after she was interrogated by police for behaving strangely and scaring her children.

Lifeguards at the beach rescued the woman, considered to be mentally disturbed, and her three children aged, 3, 9 and 10 from the ocean when they heard the children screaming from the back of the van.

VIDEO: Officers Find 19-Year-Old Child Packed Inside A Baggage

FG Shutdown Federal Government Colleges in Yobe, Borno, Adamawa.

Following the killing of over 40 students of the Federal Government College in Yobe State by Boko Haram members, the Federal Government has shut five FG colleges in Yobe, Borno and Adamawa 
The schools that were shut down are:
*Federal Government Girls College, Munguno
*Federal Science and Technical College, Lassa in Borno
*Federal Government College, Potiskum
*Federal Government College, Buni Yadi in Yobe
*Federal Science and Technical College, Michika, Adamawa.

US Government freezes $458million Ex-Leader, Late Sani Abacha cash

The United States government today March 5th said it had ordered a freeze on $458 million in assets hidden in European accounts by former Nigerian dictator Sani Abacha and his conspirators.

PM News reports that the Justice Department said the corruption proceeds, stashed away in bank accounts in Britain, France and Jersey, were frozen at Washington’s request with the help of local authorities.
Abacha died in office in 1998, but his surviving relatives still include some of the richest and most influential figures in Nigeria.

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Man to have his eyes gouged out, Ear & nose removed for tossing acid in girl's face

 An Iranian man has been sentenced to having his eyes gouged out, his right ear and nose cut off as punishment for throwing acid in the face of a young girl causing her to lose her eyesight, right ear and nose, an Iranian court has ruled. reports that the man was convicted in October 2013 of intentionally attacking the girl after a love gone sour. Iran's high court wants the body parts the victim lost during the vicious attack to be removed from the perpetrator's body as payback and have defended their decision.


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