Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Ukraine swamped by US military, intelligence advisers - Russian official

Kiev’s political course is orchestrated by the US military and intelligence circles, Russian Security Council Deputy Secretary Yevgeny Lukyanov told the RIA Novosti news agency on Wednesday.

Ukraine’s policy is far from being the country’s own course. It’s been carefully mapped out by Washington’s envoys – intelligence and military officers, he said.
"It’s more than just a matter of US mercenaries. The so-called advisers from Washington have been actively working in Ukraine. I mean intelligence and military specialists."
They devise a "strategic line all of the Ukrainian government’s decisions must strictly abide by", he said.

Ukrainian military forces use bombs of American origin – representative of Lugansk People's Republic

Spokesman for the Lugansk People's Republic, Vladimir Inogorodsky said that Ukrainian troops used American-made shells during shelling on Lugansk. "Buildings that were damaged by the bomb were on fire and specialists couldn't put it off for a long time, and at first they could not understand what was happening. When experts arrived to the place, they found out that the bombs they used, were of American origin", told Inogorodsky to RIA Novosti.

Arisekola Alao's Eldest Wife Killed In Tragic Accident

''With deep sense of loss and sadness, We announce the tragic loss of our beloved mother, Alhaja Jelilat Arisekola Alao,(mummy Abdul) the eldest wife of Late Aare Arisekola Alao who died last night in a ghastly motor accident . She will be buried according to Islamic rites today 2nd of July in ibadan. May her gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Amen''.

Goodluck Jonathan Breaks Fast With Muslim faithful in Ramadan Exercise

President Goodluck Jonathan and his entourage have joined Muslim faithfuls in the ongoing Ramadan exercise. Presidential Spokesperson, Reuben Abati revealed this hours ago by sharing photos of the President dinning with Vice President, Namadi Sambo as well as the Peoples’ Democratic Party Chairman, Adamu Mu’azu, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Abubakar and other top government functionaries. He said “Someone asked, is the president fasting too, the answer is yes” Oga lucky need all the help he can get, abi no be so? 

#‎OsunElection‬: Armed Masquerade men behind the PDP governorship candidate cause Panic.

There are questions being raised over the presence of armed masked men behind the governorship candidate of the PDP in Osun state, Mr. Iyiola Omisore. Omisore, who has been accused severally of violence has been sighted in many parts of Osun State with armed men who cover their faces with masks even as he visits some towns in the state. The presence of the armed masked men is causing panic among residents who say the mission of those behind masks could not have been anything good.

How Nigerian Soldiers Killed A Redeemed Church Pastor

Many people were injured while a pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God was shot dead by soldiers the in Opuraja community of Okpe Local Government Area in Delta State on Tuesday.

The incident occurred when the soldiers, led by a Captain, arrived in two Hilux vans to conduct investigation in the community; however, they were mobbed by the villagers, who misconstrued their motive. As a result shots were fired into the air to scare off the surging villagers.

Loud Explosion in Osun: Bomb scare in Osun state, police say it was a dynamite

Pandemonium broke out in the More part of Ile Ife, Osun state after having a loud explosion erupted from the dynamite planted by unknown people within the area.

Their state Police Commissioner, Ibrahim Maishanu, while confirming the incident, stated that the explosive was a dynamite and not  a bomb as earlier speculated by residents of the area. He explained other dynamites planted in the community were also detonated by police anti bomb squad who arrived the scene immediately. He stated there  was no casualty from the explosion and no property was destroyed.

Video + Photos: Kwara police unmasks ritualist den in Illorin.

  The Kwara state Police command yesterday July 1st uncovered a ritualist den at Eyekorin road in Illorin, the Kwara state capital carrying out a tip-off. The authorities, led by their state Police Commissioner, Ambrose Aisabor, stormed an uncompleted building the place where a decomposing headless body, human parts and some murder weapons were found.

Speaking on the discovery, the Police Commissioner said the area is believed to have been an individual parts market were folks who are associated with ritual activities go to buy human parts. 

"When you get there you would see particles of human parts scattered so we believe that place has been a human parts market where people who are involved in rituals  and ritual activities go to purchase human parts" he said. Continue to see more photos and video...

Photo: Boko Haram female accomplice, Hafsat Bako Nabbed.

 According to a post on the Facebook wall of the National Orientation Agency Nigeria, an accomplice and informant of terror sect, Boko Haram, Hafsat Bako, pictured above, has been arrested. Information on her arrest remain sketchy but will take an upgrade later.

Senate confirms Shekarau,Abu Bulama, Adeyeye, others as ministers

The Senate today July 2nd confirmed former Kano state Governor, Ibrahim Shekarau as Minister.  Also confirmed by the senate are Abu Bulama from Yobe State, Stephen Oru from Delta State who's the Deputy Vice-Chairman South South of the PDP and Adedayo Adeyeye from Ekiti State who's the Party leader in Ekiti state.  President Jonathan had on June 4th forwarded their names to the Senate for confirmation as ministers. The brand new ministers would now be sworn-in by the president and positions assigned to them.

'B'Haram mess was created by Tinubu's friends' - Obanikoro

 Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro today tweeted that the Boko Haram mess we're coping with today was developed by friends of former Lagos state Governor and leader of the APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, who he said had promised to make Nigeria ungovernable because of this government.  The minister also addressed earlier comments made on today's Punch newspaper credited to the APC Leader where he, Tinubu, accused Obanikoro of getting more involved with politics than in his duties as a serving minister. Continue to see more tweets...

R.I.P: Nigerian Socialite Queenent Esezebor Dies in a Car Accident in Ireland!

Top Nigerian society lady Princess Queenent Amenaghawon Olige-Esezobor who's living in Dublin, Ireland has died. Queenent met her untimely death in a deadly car crash on Saturday June 28th. The crash happened near Mullingar on the N4 Dublin Sligo Road, at Port na Shangan in Ireland. Queenent, her 2 friends and a 10yr old girl in the automobile died immediately whilst the male driver of the jeep their car hit survived with injuries. They have since been taken to the Mullingar General Hospital for post-mortem. May their souls rest in peace. Amen. 

US pressure on French banks 'blackmail' linked to Mistral warship deal - Putin

Vladimir Putin said that Russia was aware of pressure that the United States puts on France over the deal to build the Mistral warships for Russia and views it as blackmail, RIA reports. "What is being done now with the French banks causes nothing but outrage in Europe and in our country as well," Putin said at a meeting with Russian ambassadors and permanent envoys.

"We are aware of the pressure that our American partners exert on France with a purpose of not to deliver the Mistral warships to Russia. And we know even that the United States hinted that if the French do not deliver the Mistrals, then sanctions will gradually be lifted from the banks, or at least be reduced to minimum. If this is not blackmail, then what is it?" he added.


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