Friday, April 11, 2014

Picture: Jilted NURTW member sets ex-lover ablaze

Adesanmoye Kehinde, a senior official of the Nigerian Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Ikotun Lagos branch, has been arrested and dragged to  Ejigbo Magistrate Court in Lagos for allegedly setting his lover, Janet, 31, ablaze after she called off their relationship.
Kehinde, 43, who's married with three children, had been dating Delta state born Janet for some time and was planning to marry her. Janet however made a decision to call the affair off because she felt Kehinde was too troublesome. Continue...

Crimea, Sevastopol listed as constituent entities in Russia's Constitution

The Republic of Crimea and the federal city of Sevastopol, long-standing home base of Russia’s Black Sea naval fleet on the Crimean peninsula, have been included in the list of Russian constituent entities of the country’s Constitution.

A new variant of the Russian fundamental law has been made public at the official internet portal of legal information on Friday.
Two new federal constituent entities have been included in the list in Article 65 of Chapter 3 of the Russian Constitution stipulating federal system of government in the country.

Seven things to expect from Nigeria’s GDP Rebasing

Jide Ogunsanwo, a data and analysis guru, believes that a simple approach should be used to explain complex things.  I met with him and this is how he simply broke down the GDP rebasing saga.

1. A higher GDP means that Nigeria would get mentioned a lot of times on many international newspapers and television stations.  Certainly, this would attract more interest in Nigeria; especially from foreign businessmen.  The lesson here is that we should all get ready to see more Chinese looking men and of course Chinese restaurants. Continue...

It's bad to read other people's mail – Putin's reaction on US reading EU leaders' letter

Russian President Vladimir Putin said during a meeting of the Russian Security Council that Washington's reaction to the letter that he sent to European leaders about the situation in Ukraine was strange. "It's bad to read other people's mail", Putin said. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said during the meeting that the State Department's official spokesperson said in what proved Washington's first reaction to Putin's letter that Russia should not politicize its gas deals with Ukraine and should adhere to market pricing.

2015: Stay away from N’Delta, APC tells Jonathan

Rivers State Interim Chairman of the party, Dr. Ikanya Davies, said in a statement on Thursday that the President should avoid campaigning in the oil-rich region since his kinsmen had rejected him for disappointing them.
The statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the state APC chairman, Chief Chukwuemeka Eze, recalled that the former Bayelsa Governor, Mr. Timipreye Sylva, had declared that the majority of Bayelsa people were not happy with Jonathan and wanted a change.

THE All Progressives Congress has asked President Goodluck Jonathan and the ruling Peoples Democratic Party to stay away from the Niger Delta region in ahead of the 2015 general elections.
The APC stated that the President and the PDP had no moral directly to campaign for re-election in the Niger Delta because of the alleged neglect of the region.

Putin makes approximately $103.060 in 2013 according to his tax declaration

 Russian President Vladimir Putin earned 3.672.208 roubles (approximately $103,060) in 2013 according to his tax declaration published by the Kremlin press service on Friday.

The president’s income dropped by 2 million 118 thousand roubles (approximately $ 59.441) from 5 million 790 thousand 823 roubles (approximately $162.519), which means 482.500 roubles a month or approximately $13.541, in 2012 to 3. 672. 208 roubles (approximately $103.060) in 2013.
Putin’s 2013 tax declaration did not contain information on his spouse for the first time following Putin’s official divorce with his wife Lyudmila last year. Her contribution to the family budget used to account for 121.374 roubles (approximately $ 3.406) in 2012.

Video: Shoe thrown at Hillary Clinton during lecture in Las Vega

The attacker has been arrested

10 killed in California students' FedEx truck-bus crash

A FedEx truck crossed a median and slammed head-on into a bus carrying students in Northern California, killing 10 people, authorities said Friday.
The collision Thursday evening killed both drivers, five students and three chaperones, said Lt. Bill Carpenter with the California Highway Patrol, CNN reports.

₦979.6m Subsidy Fraud: EFCC Says Suspects Have Escaped To Canada

One of the major oil marketers on the wanted list of the EFCC, Mr Oluwaseun Ogunbambo, may have fled to Canada.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, told an Ikeja High Court on Thursday that the suspect fled to Canada to avert justice.
Mr Oluwaseun is charged with receiving 979.6million Naira from the Federal Government without supplying any petroleum product.

President Putin is a hope for the oppressed - FM Zivadin Jovanovic

For the oppressed people of the world subjected to exploitation and the forces of imperial powers Russian President Vladimir Putin has become a real hope for a return of multi-polarity and the mutual respect of all nations. Decades of US imperial attempts at achieving global hegemony by force, illegal methods and endless aggressive war have had the reverse effect that the US global imperialists had hoped for. The main weapon for the US in its strategy was the use of aggressive war and regime change. 

In Yugoslavia the US/NATO designed a blueprint to disguise aggressive war as humanitarian intervention and much of the world was fooled into believing it. Since then the US/NATO have destroyed countries with impunity. In the Voice of Russia's interview with the former Foreign Minister of Yugoslavia Živadin Jovanović he is asked his opinion of Russian President Vladimir Putin.


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