Tuesday, April 8, 2014

FG ordered to pay families of Apo killing ₦10million each

On Friday Sept. 20th, military men stormed an uncompleted building behind Legislator’s Quarters in Apo, Abuja and shot dead 8 people. 
Now the families of all 8 victims are to be paid N10m each by the Federal Government as damages, while the 11 people who sustained various injuries during the attack are to be awarded N5m each. 

Spanish parliament rejects Catalan independence plan

Spanish lawmakers on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a request by the northeastern region to Catalonia for permission to hold a referendum on independence in November, AFP reports. After a seven-hour debate, 299 members of parliament voted against the petition and only 47 in favour, with one abstention. 

Drama as Lamido gives S’South condition for resource control

The Lamido of Adamawa, Dr. Muhammadu Barkindo Mustapha, again on Tuesday stoked a fresh controversy at the ongoing National Conference when he gave a stringent condition for a 100 per cent resource control.
He also kicked against autonomy for ethnic nationalities in Nigeria, saying it would give room for many demands.
In a tacit reference to the people of the Niger-Delta who have been clamouring for resource control, Mustapha said they should be ready to lose their lands in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

GEH, FFK in closed-door meeting

President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday met behind closed doors with a former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Fani-Kayode, who is one of the major critics of the Jonathan administration, attended the meeting which was held inside the President’s office with an unidentified man.
He, however, told state house correspondents at the end of the meeting that lasted about an hour, that there was nothing unusual in his visit to  the President, saying he was delighted he did so.
“This is a Presidential Villa, the President is a President of Nigeria and every single person in this country that is a Nigerian is entitled to come here from time to time, when the doors are open to come and pay their respect to the wonderful people that are here. As a Nigerian, I have done that today and I am delighted to be here,” he said.

Aircraft carrying 57 passengers, including Ladoja & CONFAB delegates, makes a quick detour

Former Oyo State Governor Rasheed Ladoja, some serving Senators, members of the National Conference who were returning to Abuja yesterday were among those onboard an Overland aircraft with registration Number 5NBPE that had to make a quick detour after the pilot noticed a crack on the windshield of the aircraft. The aircraft took off from Ibadan Airport in Oyo state and was heading to Abuja when the pilot noticed a cracked windshield as they entered into Minna, Niger state airspace. 

Factory worker, Allegedly R*ped A Mad Woman In Lagos, Say's "He Suddenly Felt a S*xual Urge"


A 23-year-old factory worker, Tope Akanji, who allegedly attempted to r*pe a lunatic in the wee hours, was on Friday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court.

The accused, whose address is unknown, is standing trial on a charge of attempted r*pe.

The prosecutor, Insp. Edet Okoi, told the court that the accused committed the offence at about 1.00 a.m. on April 3 at Sobiotimo Street, Dopemu in Agege area of Lagos.

Americans don't know where Ukraine is... but support US intervention there - poll

A series of media polling institutions have asked Americans how they want the US to react on the Ukrainian crisis. It turned out that most Americans actually know very little about events on the ground - or even where the ground is geographically located. The researches found out that the farther the respondents' guesses were from Ukraine’s actual location, the more they wanted the US to intervene there using military force, the Washington Post reports.

Father Kills 2-Year-old Son & Buries Him Secretly In Ejigbo Lagos

The police at Ejigbo division have begun a manhunt for a man who allegedly beat his 2-year old son to death and buried him secretly in Lagos, western Nigeria.
The suspect identified as Oni Mama reportedly beat Deji to death while the boy was crying and running after him in the morning.
The incident happened at 5 Fashola Street, Ejigbo, Lagos, where the suspect resides.
It was learnt after the boy died in the presence of the neighbours, his father packed the body into a sack and buried him secretly at an undisclosed location in the area.

Meet the Americans Who Put Together the Coup in Kiev, Ukraine

Steve Weissman
Source: Reader Supported News
If the US State Department’s Victoria Nuland had not said “Fuck the EU,” few outsiders at the time would have heard of Ambassador Geoffrey Pyatt, the man on the other end of her famously bugged telephone call. But now Washington’s man in Kiev is gaining fame as the face of the CIA-style “destabilization campaign” that brought down Ukraine’s monumentally corrupt but legitimately elected President Viktor Yanukovych.

10 Ways to Finding a Good Wife

1. Be ready to commit.
You may say “this is common sense” but you’d be surprised at the number of guys who have told me, “find me a wife” but then when the time comes, they get nervous or start to envision all the girls they can still “have”. Being ready to commit to marriage is being sure that you have either got all your “playing” done or having no desire to “play” anymore. More so, marriage requires stability. Before getting ready to take the leap, get your life together… job, stable mind, emotions, finances, stability all around.

Ukraine: A US geopolitical failure of historic proportions

The situation in Ukraine continues to develop in ways that the US architects of the coup, the CIA, neoconservatives like Victoria Nuland, Geoffrey Pyatt, Michael McFaul, Barrack Obama, George Soros and the Zbignew Brezhinsky acolytes running the US foreign policy establishment, obviously had not planned. 

Once again the United States Government through USAID, the CIA and the State Department, has spent billions of US taxpayer's dollars illegally overthrowing yet another government in the latest attempt to make hundreds of billions more for their billionaire corporate masters and expand US hegemony and once again they are on the road to failure.

Hoodlums Butcher APC Chieftain over Congress Resources

 Thugs Butcher APC Chieftain Over Congress MaterialsThe photographs shown above belonged to a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ejigbo Local Council Development Area (LCDA).

Igbo, Yoruba Should Unite To Save Nigeria –ferguson

The President of Imo State natives in Lagos State, Dr. Femi Ferguson, has urged the Igbo and the Yoruba to come together to save Nigeria from the current political and security impasse.

Speaking on the deadlocks at the ongoing National Conference due to conflicting interests, he said the way out was for Igbo and Yoruba delegates to harmonise their interests and present a common front.

Russia urges Ukraine to halt military preparations to avert civil war

"Units of the Interior troops and national guards as well as militants from the illegal armed formation ‘The Right Sector’ are being amassed in the southeastern parts of Ukraine," the ministry said.EPA/YURI KOCHETKOV
MOSCOW, April 08. /ITAR-TASS/. The Russian Foreign Ministry urged Ukraine to halt any interior military preparations, which could instigate a civil war in the country, the ministry was quoted as saying on its Facebook.com account.

Photo Post: Situation in Donetsk

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Photos: LUTH resident doctors on 3-day warning strike.

Resident doctors commenced a 3-day warning strike to protest the poor working conditions at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, as well as to compel the LUTH management to expunge certain clauses in the appointment letters of new resident doctors.

Getting a residency training is essentially an act of God now because there are not enough training centers. When you get in you spend about six and half years specializing then to be thrown back into the labour market in search of a job as a consultant. ........

Four Gays in Egypt bag 8 years in prison

A court in Egypt sentenced four men to up to eight years in prison on Monday for practicing homos3xuality, a judicial official said.

Prosecutors had accused the men of holding “deviant parties” and dressing in women’s clothes. Three were sentenced to eight years and the fourth to three years in prison.

Prosecutors have used a law banning “debauchery” to try homos3xuals in the past.

US arms Syrian rebels with first heavy weapons – media reports (Video)

Syrian rebels allegedly have recently obtained high-powered anti-tank weaponry that they could only get abroad. Presumably, the missiles were supplied by the US with the support of the US administration and Pentagon.


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