Thursday, May 29, 2014

Convicted Boko Haram Member, Kabiru Sokoto, Begs For Pardon

A member of Boko Haram sect already convicted of terrorism charges, Kabiru Umar (aka Kabiru Sokoto), has appealed to President Goodluck Jonathan for pardon. The convict appealed against the judgment of a Federal High Court, Abuja, which sentenced him to life imprisonment on December 20, 2013. But he told the President through a letter written on his behalf by his lawyer, Sheriff Okoh, that he was innocent of the offences he was convicted of.

EFCC nabs 3 Ex-Bankers for ₦16.9m Scam

Three former bankers with a new generation bank,  were on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 arraigned before Justice Akindavid Oladimeji of  Osun State High Court, Ile-Ife on separate charges,  all bordering on failure to exercise due diligence, forgery and conspiracy to commit fraud involving a sum of N16,891,100 (Sixteen Million, Eight Hundred and Ninety-One Thousand, One Hundred Naira)

2 Indian underage girls gang-r*ped & hanged from a tree in India

Two teenage girls, a 14 year old and her 15 year old cousin were gang-r*ped by five Indian men and then hanged them from a tree in a village in the northern stateo f Uttar Pradesh, police said today.

According to Reuters, the two girls who were from a low-caste Dalit community went missing from` their village home when they sought out to visit the toilet on Tuesday evening, May 27th. The following morning, villagers found the bodies of the two teenagers hanging from a mango tree in a nearby orchard. 

Indian police have arrested one man and are seeking four other suspects. The authorities said a post-mortem confirmed the two minors were r*ped and died from the hanging. DNA samples have been taken to help identity the perpetrators, the police told reporters. Graphic content after the jump.

B'haram: MTN, forensic expert to testify against Ndume

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Tuesday granted an application by the Federal Government to call two additional witnesses against Senator Aliyu Ndume, who is facing charges of sponsoring the violent Islamic fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram.

The proposed witnesses, according to the Federal Government, are the MTN and a forensic expert. Three prosecution witnesses had already testified in the case.
Justice Gabriel Kolawole, after dismissing Ndume’s opposition to the prosecution’s application on Tuesday, gave the Federal Government seven days to file its additional proof of evidence and serve same on the defence.

Sign #2 To Show You Maybe It’s Time to Walk Away

GOSSIP- Be wary of a friend who gossips about you. Any friend who tells tales on a friend is not a friend. You can’t tell them anything you don’t want the whole world to know because they’re terrible at keeping secrets. If your friend slips up once, Have a discussion about it. However, if it happens regularly, the pattern should serve as a warning.


Sign #3 To Show You Maybe It’s Time to Walk Away

CROSSING BOUNDARIES- Setting boundaries with friends is one thing, but making sure your friends respect them is something else. If your friend is constantly overstepping boundaries, It’s time to question they’re respect for your friendship and YOU. Some boundaries should be communicated or discussed between friends, while some boundaries shouldn’t have to be discussed, and are just a flat out No No.


RIP: Manchester United Football Club owner, billionaire business man, Malcolm Glazer dies

The owner of Manchester United football club, Malcolm Glazer, has died. The billionaire business man who bought Man U in 2005 and also owned NFL team Tampa Bay Buccaneers, died yesterday May 28, three days after his 86th birthday.
He was the president and chief executive officer of First Allied Corporation, a holding company for his varied business interests. He was worth $4billion. 
He left behind a wife, 6 children and 14 grandchildren. 

12 Year Old Beaten to Death for Playing on Children's Day by Couple

A young boy in Lagos is said to have lost his life yesterday after his guardians beat him up for delaying in carrying out his chores.

12-year-old Onyedikachi Mbanozo was allegedly beaten to death by Paul Obiefule and his wife in the Agege area of the state around 2pm.
The boy was reportedly assigned some chores but instead of doing them, he went out to play with his peers.
This incurred the wrath of the Obiefule couple who went on to beat him to death. The police were informed of the incident by an anonymous source who called them.
It was gathered that the Obiefules were always beating the boy and neighbours had always warned them of its implications.

Heartless: Father Beats His 14-Year-Old Daughter For Dancing With African Friend

A Houston, Texas man was arrested after allegedly whipping his daughter with a belt after he found out she was dancing with her African-American friend at the rehearsal for her quinceañera.

Girl Bathes sugar-daddy’s Wife With Acid

A lover girl identified as Stella Boise in Okpanam near Asaba, Delta State has allegedly bathed her sugar-daddy’s wife with water, laced with acid, leaving her with serious injuries.
Trouble was said to have started when the woman who had told her husband she was travelling out of town later returned home to find her husband in the company of his lover, having s3x on their matrimonial bed.

France Blocking African Nations for over a century to Economically Progress ? (Must read)


By Nimba Tiannimbo Mhaat , International Economics, and Politics Analyst.

The economic bloodstream of European countries and in particular France are the African countries which for long time have been feeding the West.
 From slavery via colonization until today, France has always maintained its hegemony over its "former" colonies in Africa.

Man Gets 27 years imprisonment in Cambodia

23 year old Precious Chineme Nwoko has been sentenced to 27 years imprisonment by a Cambodian Court for drug trafficking in Cambodia. 
Police sources say Nwoko was a ringleader in a heroin smuggling cartel in Cambodia. He was arrested last month for handing a backpack containing 2.2 kilos (4.8 pounds) of heroin to two women, 41year old Australian Yoshe Ann Taylor and 19 year old French Charlene Savarino, for onward transportation to an unidentified man in Australia. Both women were however caught and arrested.

Beginning of Another Civil War ? Pro-government Protesters Attack Marchers Pro"BringBackOurGirls (Photos)

Scores of young men armed with bottles and stones on Wednesday attacked women protesters staging a demonstration over the plight of Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram, an activist said.
Hadiza Bala Usman, a leader of the Bring Back Our Girls Movement, told AFP that the men beat some of the protesters with chairs and bottles.

“We were attacked by a group of hooligans,” she said. “Some of them attacked our heads with chairs.”

Abuja explosion is “controlled blast” – Army spokesperson

The spokesperson of the Nigerian Army, Olajide Olaleye, has explained to PREMIUM TIMES that the explosion that occurred in the Kurudu area of the Nigerian capital is a “controlled blast.”
Mr. Olaleye, a Brigadier General, said a rock had been blocking a new road being constructed from Karishi to Apo, in the Abuja city centre.
He said the rock was blasted, with dynamites, to free the road and allow construction to continue.

Ukraine’s army Launches full scale military operation in the East (#SaveDonbassPeople)

Ukraine’s army has started shelling the eastern Ukraine cities of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk, therby resuming its massive military operation in the East of the country, local news outlets report.

“A full-scale military operation has begun in Kramatorsk and Slavyansk. BM-21 launch vehicle “Grad” are being used,” Donbas-based Ostrov agency says.

Anti-government protesters in Slavyansk have downed a Ukrainian forces 2 helicopters in the south-east of Slavyansk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine.

How To spot A Suicide Bomber - Police PRO

In the wake of several bomb blasts in the country, Police Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba has stated easy ways Nigerians can identify a suicide bomber if they spot one.

He described how they can be identified through their features, behaviour, movement and lots more.

Below is what he shared on his blog:

Characteristics of a potential suicide bomber

There is no specific profile for anyone who engages himself in suicide bombing. A suicide bomber can come from nearly every cultural background, religion, race, creed or gender. However, the following are common characteristics of a potential suicide bomber.

Happy Democracy Day, Nigerians. Read GEJ's Democracy Day speech.

Happy Democracy Day to all Nigerians. Read the Democracy Day national broadcast by our president below...

Fellow Nigerians,
1.   I greet and felicitate with you all, today, as we mark 15 years of uninterrupted democratic governance in our beloved country.

2.  Our dear nation, Nigeria, has certainly come a long way and made notable progress since our first Democracy Day on May 29, 1999 when the military finally relinquished power and handed over to a democratically-elected government, marking the true beginning of a government of the people, by the people, for the people.”


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