Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Dolce and Gabba bagged 20-months each for Tax Evasion

Creative Directors of D&G, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have been found guilty of tax evasion to the tune of $1.3bn. The verdict was announced this afternoon after hours of consideration by a three-judge panel who chose to uphold last June's guilty verdict that saw the designers both sentenced to 20-months in prison for allegedly committing tax evasion, Vogue UK reports.
The alleged crime is said to have been a consequence of the sale of these Dolce & Gabbana and D&G brands to the Luxembourg-based holding company Gado Srl in 2004......

“No Longer at Ease!!!” The Way Forward as Proposed by Nigerian Youths! ( Must Read)

“No Longer at Ease!!!” The Way Forward as Proposed by Nigerian Youths!

When “leaders” fail in their duty to provide wisdom on how to slay the “Dreaded Dragon”,
the onus lies upon the “youths” of the land to rise up to the occasion in unity; to seek counsel,
deliberate and take strategic actions towards protecting their existence because in their hands lie

the future.
Continue reading.

PhotoNews: Women protest in Abuja over missing school girls

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Nigerian police force: are they really bad people ?

The Nigerian Police remains one of the very widely hated, despited and scorned institutions in Nigeria. Its officers'tales of corruption, extrajudicial killings, harassment of innocent citizens, general ineptitude and crass unprofessionalism has turned what's said to be Africa's premier police right into a laughing stock.

Amazing places to visit in Nigeria

Ikogosi warm spring, tucked away in the rustic and serene town of Ikogosi-Ekiti, is one of the tourist attractions that this country could be proud of because of the history and myth behind the attraction. What is mysterious about the Ikogosi Warm Spring is the fact that, flowing side by side the warm spring, is another spring, a cold one.  The warm and cold springs of Ikogosi originate from a close proximity, come to a meeting point, and flow onward together with each spring retaining its thermal identity. The warm spring has a temperature of up to 70oC at the source and 37oC after meeting the cold spring. The meeting point of the warm and cold springs is a unique attraction to tourists.

Citizens Tax Compliance : Sign of Serious Government - Shodipo

Lagos State Government has said the compliance by the tax payers in prompt payment of tax is due to the confidence they repose in the Government as well as their witness to delivery of democratic dividends by the State Government.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Taxation, Mr. Bola Shodipo disclosed this at the Press briefing to commemorate the 3rd year and 2nd term of Mr. Babatunde Fashola administration in the State.
He said the number of Tax payers in the State now stands at 4, 216 751 as against about 2.8 million in the last two years while 65, 572 of this taxpayers are yet to collect their electronic tax clearance certificate (E-TCC) cards.

Pres.GEJ cancels Federal Executive Meeting to mourn VP Sambo’s brother's Death

 President Jonathan has directed that today's Federal Executive Meeting be shelved to enable members of the council attend the 3-day prayer for VP Sambo's deceased brother, late pilot Yusuf Sabo Sambo, who died in a fatal accident on Sunday April 27th over the Bill Clinton Drive, Airport road, Abuja.

Abuja Protesters get Teargassed & Water Canoned (Pics)

There are reports that the ongoing protest by striking lecturers of Nigeria’s polytechnics and colleges of education at the Federal Secretariat, Abuja, has been disrupted by the police.   The peaceful protest, which was organized to show displeasure at the Federal Government’s handling of the strike which is about 11 months old now was disrupted on Tuesday morning when police officers fired tear-gas at the protesters, made up of lecturers and students. 

14yr old girl kills another 14yr old girl after Facebook struggle over a boy

14 year old Endia Martin (pictured above) was killed on Monday April 28th by another 14 year old girl after they argued on Facebook about a boy. Is this what 14 year olds should really be doing? Fighting over boys and killing each other? 

According to Chicago Times, the handgun used to kill Endia Martin have been brought to the scene by somebody who knew the suspect and knew'there was going to be a battle'Chicago police said
"What would have been, under any other circumstance, probably a fistfight between 14-year-old girls, because they were fighting over a boy, turned into a murder. You introduce a firearm and you have a murder." The police said

Trade Union Congress (TUC): Kill public official who steals above ₦1m

The Trade Union Congress has recommended death  penalty for public officials who embezzle beyond N1m in order to reduce corruption in the country.
The President of the TUC, Bobboi Kaigama, said this during the fourth lecture series of the Faculty of Environmental Design and Management, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, on Tuesday.
While speaking on the theme, ‘Corruption and challenges in nation-building’, Kaigama noted that Nigeria needed to go tougher in its war against corruption.
He said that leaders had no reason not to declare their assets.

I didn’t stop Diezani’s probe –Judge

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja  on Tuesday denied claims by the House of Representatives that he issued an order stopping investigations into the  allegations that Petroleum Resources Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, spent N10bn to charter a private jet  for her trips in the last two years.

 The  judge therefore summoned the House   to appear before the court on May 5 to “clear the air” on the  issue.

Police arrest vice-principal for raping pupil

The police in Ekiti State have arrested a 57-year-old Vice-Principal of St. Mary Girls College, Ikole Ekiti, Mr. Ayo Ajayi, for allegedly raping a 12-year-old pupil of the school inside his office.
Our correspondent gathered that the pupil had gone to the office of the vice-principal on March 18 and she did not come out as quickly as expected. This was said to have fueled the suspicion of some teachers.

One of the teachers, who reported the case to the police, was said to have moved closer to the door to open it but discovered that the door had been locked from inside.
She was said to have knocked on the door and the pupil and the suspect allegedly hurriedly stopped what they were busy doing inside.

PDP Chieftain Kema Chikwe Expresses Doubt Chibok School Girls Were Kidnapped

PDP Chieftain Expresses Doubt Chibok School Girls Were Kidnapped,
Asks “Who Saw It Happen?”

Kema Chikwe


April 30, 2014

Mrs. Kema Chikwe, the National Women Leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today publicly questioned the story of the abduction of teenage school girls in Chibok, Borno State.


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