Sunday, June 29, 2014
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 thedastardly attacks and restore the fullest possible security to all parts of the country.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: