Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Robbers raid 8 Lagos Streets, rape, vandalise 30 vehicles in 7-hr rampage

In accordance with a written report by Punch, armed robbers numbering about 60 stormed 8 different streets in the Mushin part of Lagos in early hours of Monday morning and operated unchallenged for approximately 7 hours. The armed men robbed, raped some girls and destroyed several cars throughout the operation. Full report below...
The hoodlums, who reportedly belonged to two cult groups – Akala boys and Toheeb’s gang – ravaged New Balogun, Euba, Ayonuga, Tiamiyu, Haruna, Ereko, Oyedele streets and Coker Lane. A mosque on Coker Lane was not spared as the worshippers, who slept in the mosque after a vigil, were robbed by the hoodlums.
One of the people in the mosque told Punch that the robbers fired bullets for over one hour before robbing from house-to-house. Continue...

Ghana Police makes headway in Ayogu's demise investigations

Based on Channels TV, the parents of 19 year old Godwin Ayogu, the 300-level student of Cape Coast University, Ghana, who was found murdered on February 19th (if you missed it, read here), said the the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana, who has been working together with the Ghanaian Police, told them that some suspects have now been arrested by the police in connection with her son's murder.

Lilian Ayogu told Channels TV today Monday April 21 that they were shocked to discover that the folks arrested in connection with her son's murder were not just his friends, but were also Nigerians.
“Last week, the Nigerian Ambassador over there said that they have made some headway. He said that they got some guys and that the funniest part was that they are all Nigerians. Most of the guys they got were his friends.
“One person had earlier questioned why Godwin’s friends were on the run after his death,” she said.

Russia is on God's side - Pat Buchanan

Analyzing Vladimir Putin’s speech on the day when Russia reunited with Crimea, Pat Buchanan made a conclusion that "Russia is on God's side. The West is Gomorrah." Pat Buchanan, Former Assistant to the President for Communications gave his assessment of Putin’s actions. According to him, Russia is "planting Russia's flag firmly on the side of traditional Christianity", standing firmly in its position against reproductive choice and LGBT rights. This, according to Buchanan is the evidence that God is on Putin's side in his showdown with the West.

In his column on April 4 Buchanan named Putin as the global leader against "a hedonistic secular and social revolution coming out of the West".

'Witch hunt' for pro-Russian activists in Ukraine conducted by US - Russian Senator

A senior Russian lawmaker told RIA news agency that a campaign to capture pro-Russian activists by Ukrainian authorities was launched at the behest of the United States. 

"The same reward was offered in the US in times of McCarthyism, during the witch hunt and as the US controls the Maidan, they expanded this practice to Ukraine, where it was gladly picked up," said Igor Morozov, referring to $10,000 cash rewards offered by authorities in Dnipropetrovsk Region for each pro-Russian activist detained.

Russia will turn to other markets to minimize impact of any EU economic sanctions - PM Medvedev

If Europe approves economic sanctions, Russia can minimize the damage by turning to other markets, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said. "The European Union is our most important market today. I will repeat, we will not initiate a reduction in economic ties. That isn't in our interests. We have trade with them totaling $400 billion," Medvedev said in a report to the State Duma on Tuesday.

However, if Russia's Western partners commit such an error, "intensive work on other markets will allow us to minimize the damage," he said.

US to finance $8 mln on non-lethal military, transportation, communications aid to Ukraine - agency citing White House

US to finance $8 mln on non-lethal military, transportation, communications aid to Ukraine - agency citing White House

US offers new $50 million aid package to Ukraine to help with economic, political reform - White House

Nigerian Student found dead in Bangladeshi Lake

A 26year old Nigerian student, Tahir Manni Adam, studying at the Islamic University of Technology, Gazipur, Bangladesh has been found dead inside the lake in the school.
According to reports from a local newspaper in Bangladeshi, Dhaka Tribune, Adam, a third year student of Computer Science had gone to the lake to have a bath but unfortunately drowned. According to police reports, his body was recovered from the lake around 10.45pm on Saturday, April 19th and was declared dead on arrival at the Tongi Government Hospital. His body was later taken to Dhaka’s Samorita Hospital.

New confusion over abducted schoolgirls; parents insist 234 girls still missing

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There was confusion on Monday in Chibok, Borno state, when parents of abducted schoolgirls at Government Girls Secondary School insisted that 234 girls abducted from the school were still missing.

The Borno state commissioner for education and the principal of the school had claimed that 129 girls were kidnapped when the suspected Boko Haram gunmen stormed their dormitories on April 14.

Of the number, the officials said, 28 initially escaped while another 16 broke free from the abductors days later. The remaining 85 are still missing, they claimed.

Delta nabs teenage gay cult in Warri known as Yansh

Vanguard reports that WARRI—Delta State Government, said that a cult of teenage homosexuals patronised by gay men exists in Warri.

Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan, who made the disclosure in his Easter message to Deltans at the First Baptist Church, Warri, said teenagers from ages 15 to 18 belong to the sect named Yansh, and live in rented apartments close to Enerhen Junction, Warri, where men come to sleep with them.
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Chris Brown's bodyguard found guilty for punching a fan.

Chris Brown's bodyguard Christopher Hollosy, was found guilty on assault charges for punching a fan in the facial skin who tried to have a picture with Chris before the W Hotel in Washington D.C. back in October 2013.
Chris Brown's trial for the same assault is expected to start soon. 


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