Sunday, June 29, 2014

Video: Obahiagbon Describes Edo House Controversy As Legislative Infamy

24 activists stand trial for illegal protest in Egypt

The trial of 24 activists on charges of holding an illegal protest has started in an Egyptian courst this Sunday, DPA cites an independent newspaper al-Masry al-Youm as saying.

The defendants are also charged with damaging public and private property, possessing explosives and assaulting police. They were arrested last week at a rally held in Cairo denouncing the anti-protest law.
The defendants, who appeared before the Cairo Misdemeanour Court, chanted anti-government slogans during the session, al-Masry al-Youm reported. The court said the trial would resume on September 13, ordering the accused to remain in police custody.

Eruption in Indonesia: no casualties, emergency evacuation of locals

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung in North Sumatra province erupted Sunday evening, gushing 4,000 meter-high cloud of ash and smoke into the air, an official said. There were no immediate reports of casualties, said Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, a spokesman for the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB).

"The eruption is sending hot clouds about 4,500 meters towards the south-east," Nugroho said, adding that the local villagers living at the foot of the mountain have been told to evacuate, informs DPA.

Pakistani forces kill 16 militants during offensive campaign

Pakistani fighter jets Sunday killed 16 Islamist militants in airstrikes, the military said, as an offensive against Taliban insurgents in the country's north-west enters its third week, reports DPA. Military planes bombed seven suspected hideouts used by militants linked with the al-Qaeda terrorist network around Mir Ali town in North Waziristan tribal district near the Afghan border, an army statement said.

More than half a million civilians have already fled the region since the operation was launched on June 15, said an official with the disaster management agency.

'If there is a leader in the world today, that leader is Vladimir Putin' - Ronald Reagan's adopted son

Mike Reagan, son of the 40th US President Ronald Reagan, believes that there are few truly influential leaders in the modern world and that Russian President Vladimir Putin is certainly one of them.

In one of his latest TV appearances, Reagan, a political commentator, said that the United States didn’t have a clear and firm foreign policy today, which was one of the reasons behind the successes gained by terrorists in Iraq after the US troop withdrawal.

GEJ condemns Bauchi bomb attack & mass killings in Kaduna

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns
 Friday night's bombing in theBayan Gari area of Bauchi State and the recent mass killings in Southern Kaduna.
The President commiserates with all the families who lost loved ones in the heinous attacks and extends his heartfelt sympathies to all those who suffered injuries or lost their properties during the wanton assaults on Bauchi and Kaduna States.

President Jonathan reassures the people of Bauchi and Kaduna State that the Federal Government will continue to take all necessary action to apprehend the perpetrators of the
dastardly attacks and restore the fullest possible  security to all parts of the country.

Massive attack ongoing in Kautikari village near Chibok

According to a breaking news report on Premium Times, there is a massive attack going on right now in Kautikari village near  Chibok community in Borno state. According to residents of the area, the attack started around 9.30 this morning. Many residents of the village and other neighboring villages have taken refuge in the bushes.
A text message was sent by a resident to journalists and security operatives calling for help;
"Massive attack on Kautikari now. All security agencies should be notified,  and call for divine help now.” the sms read

Abuja Mall Blast: FCT Minister Bans Use Of Power Bikes

We left micro discussions in Thomas’ class Worried by the disclosure by security agents that one of the perpetrators of Wednesday’s bomb blast in Abuja rode on a power bike, Federal Capital Territory Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed, has directed the FCT Police Commissioner to promptly arrest and prosecute any person illegally using power bikes and motorcycles in the Federal Capital City, Abuja. Motorcycles had for a long time been banned in the city, but users of power bike and private motorcycle owners were never affected by the earlier ban.

Video Post: Founder of Boko Haram is a member of the opposition - FFK

Wrongly Accused Of Rape Charges, regains freedom after 17 years

After spending nearly 17 years behind bars in a Louisiana prison on a charge of rape that he did not commit, Nathan Brown, 40, found himself a free man.

“I’m just happy to be free,” Brown told reporters. “Back with my family; it’s a wonderful feeling.”

Brown was arrested in August 1997 on suspicion he tried to rape a 40-year-old woman at a Metairie apartment where they both lived. He was convicted of the crime just three months later and sentenced to 25 years in prison without the possibility of parole.

Federal Government Hires A PR Firm For $1.2 million To Help In Boko Haram Fight

In the most ridiculous move ever, the Nigerian government has hired a Washington PR firm to help deal with the Boko Haram scourge.

Although the Nigerian government has been unable to contain the group’s string of attacks or bring home 270 schoolgirls the group abducted in April, it just inked a $1.2 million contract with DC powerhouse PR firm Levick to boost its perception around the world, the Hill reported.

Gunmen Attack Hotel In Bauchi Killing 13 & Leaving 34 Wounded

Thirteen people have been killed and 34 injured when gunmen in military uniforms attacked a well known hotel in Bauchi yesterday night. The police PRO of the state confirmed the incident this morning saying it was true and its such a sad incident, but survivors are currently receiving treatments.

According to an eye witness Malam Ahmed Maidoki who was watching highlights of the on-going world cup with his friends at the hotel said a loud explosion was first heard before the men who had positioned themselves at the four corners of the hall started shooting sporadically. Below is how he narrated it…

 “We were just sitting down, watching highlights of the ongoing FIFA world cup at the viewing centre located in between the two story building of the hotel when five men dressed in military uniform strolled in.

“We thought they were security personnel, who came to relax as well. I noticed they all positioned themselves at the four corners of the hall.

“The next thing I heard was an explosion, after which the arena was covered with thick smoke. Shivering, my friends and I sprawled on the ground.

"I’m a virgin, I know nothing about s3x" — Seyi Hunter

When Afro-pop singer, Adokiye declared she was avirgin in a talk with Vanguard's Potpourrirecently, many thought she could possibly be the last of the virgins in the Nigerian entertainment industry. But it appears there are others, one or more(probably), as another entertainer, Seyi Hunter has emerge to declare she is really a virgin as well.

Seyi-Hunter-Pix-2A Performing Arts, Industrial and Labour Relations'graduate from the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State, Seyi, born of an Igbo father and Akwa-Ibom mother, began her career in the Yoruba sector and has since featured in near twenty films in both Yoruba and English language movies.

In this interview with Showtime Celebrity, the wave-making actress discusses her career, passion, secrets and fears, among other conditions:


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