Thursday, July 3, 2014

Pastor Arrested for Allegedly Killing His Friend For Rituals

If not that the man’s wife called him earlier and he told her he was in Pastor’s house, no one would know:
Nigerian Police operatives attached to Ogun State Police Command have arrested a popular pastor in the state identified as Pastor Abimbola Alonge, for allegedly killing his friend, Yusuf Kamilu, for rituals.

Mr Kamilu’s wife, Adijat, said after her husband was found at a junction lying half-dead the following morning, the pastor lied to them on phone that he travelled. Read what she said below:
“At about 10am when he left the house on Tuesday, Pastor Alonge called him on phone, and my husband replied that he was already about leaving. He promised to come back at about 6pm because I was not feeling alright too, and I was even using drugs.

Four Killed After A Plane Crashed Into Two Buildings In Utawala Area, Nairobi.

Four people have reportedly been killed after a plane crashed into two buildings in Utawala area, Nairobi. The plane crash occurred in the morning of Wednesday, July 2, 2014. The aircraft which belonged to Skyward Airlines had taken off from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport and was ferrying cargo to Mogadishu, Somalia. 

It also left two watchmen injured in the crash. One has been treated while the other admitted at Mama Lucy Kibaki Hospital. 


FIFA secretary general worried about the degree of drunkenness in Brazil.

FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has expressed concern about the degree of drunkeness in Brazil's World Cup stadiums.
Brazil had banned alcohol in stadiums, but football's governing body insisted on an exemption for the World Cup. Beer multinational Anheuser-Busch InBev, is  a major FIFA sponsor.

I was struck and worried by the level of drunkeness of many supporters who do not behave well because of this” in stadiums, Valcke said late Tuesday in comments broadcast in Portuguese......

IG’s son decries security situation, terrorism

Jamil, son of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, has decried the security situation in the country.
Jamil, who is a commercial pilot with IRS airline, stated that is heart was troubled each time he thought of the security challenges facing the country.
Writing on his Twitter page, the Computing Information Systems and Multi-media graduate of Kingston University, London, United Kingdom wondered why peace has continued to elude many communities and states in the country.

Confab okays creation of Ijebu, Aba, 17 other states …supports rotation of presidency among zones.

THE National Conference on Thursday voted for the creation of 18 more states in the country.
The creation of new states was one of the decisions taken by the delegates at their plenary while considering the report of the Committee on Political Restructuring and Forms of Government.

FG denies 70% duty on imported cars

… Decries $3.4bn spent on Tokunbo annually
Federal Government has denied media re­port that 70 per cent duty has been imposed on imported used cars, pointing out that the approved duty remains 35 per cent.
Government also explained that those involved in the auto policy programme, includ­ing firms assembling cars in the country and creating jobs, would be able to import cars at 35 per cent while those putting strain on the foreign reserves with no intention to create jobs would pay 70 per cent duty on imported cars to discourage them from trading.

FG to introduce farming programme in secondary schools

WorldStage Newsonline-- The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced plans to introduce farming programme in secondary schools starting with 12 states from the six geo-political zones.
Speaking on Thursday in Abuja, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Schools Agriculture Programme, Dr. Baraka Sani explained that the programme will alleviate poverty, create jobs and close the age gap of the existing farmers

Unemployment: Nigeria needs 24m jobs yearly, says CIBN chairman

Chairman Council of Chartered Institute of Nigerian bankers (CIBN), Otunba Debola Osibogun, has said that Nigeria needs 24million jobs yearly to bridge the gap of unemployment currently faced in the country.

Nigeria: New Auto Policy Won't Increase Cost of Vehicles - - FG

THE Federal Government yesterday said contrary to reports, the new vehicle import tariff which commenced on July 1, did not impose a flat tariff of 70 per cent duty on all imported used cars, saying the new policy would not lead to increase in cost of vehicles in the country.

This came as ports operators under the aegis of Association of Nigerian Licensed Customs Agents, ANLCA, threatened to shut port activities should the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, go ahead with the implementation of the new auto policy.

Doris Simeon Talks about Daniel Ademonikan, Stella Damasus & Her Son

Quiet and unassuming are perhaps the words to describe Nollywood actress, Doris Simeon.  She brings her gentle demeanor to fore as she tells NET about her child, her failed marriage and plans for the future. 

How was life before your journey into Nollywood? 

It was very interesting and very free, unlike now that you [have to] watch where you go to. I miss that life, I do miss it. I really miss the people I grew up with. I really wish to see them again, especially my secondary school mates. I really wish the old school reunion things will work out. 

S3x hawkers skyrocket while demand remains stable in Makurdi Due To Lack Of Jobs

 With reports abut the increase of prost*tution in Makurdi, Nigeria, Information Nigeria investigated the growing problem which is said to be the result of unemployment.

Brothels are home of the most desperate girls on earth, well as people see them. But despite this down-ward spiral acknowledgment, they are also patronized by even celebrities- Which apparently illustrates their necessity to mankind. The girls in the organization are seen as inferior materials, with no ambition in life other than having s3x with a customer, and getting their reward of cash. 

GoodNews: NFF Offers Stephen Keshi New Two-Year Deal, Plus Bumper Salary Increment

Head coach of Nigeria's Super Eagles, Stephen Keshi, has been offered a new two-year deal by the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, reports.

According to the report, the new deal is expected to worth nothing less than N168 million, while Keshi's monthly salary would also be increased to N7million for the Big Boss to remain at his post.

Prior to Nigeria's exit from the ongoing 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Keshi was being paid a monthly salary of N5 million.

However, the 0-2 defeat to the Les Blues of France in the round of 16 of the world cup ended Keshi's contract with the NFF.

It was gathered that the Nigerian football governing body decided to offer Keshi an improved deal amid confusion over the status of his employment.
Some reports had claimed that Keshi, who is yet to append his signature to the new deal, complained about the clauses contained in the new contract papers.

Speaking with on the matter, Keshi stated that part of what he would demand before he accepts the new offer is for the NFF to provide him with an official accommodation and a car to function.

Photo: Dead male body found close to the river in Tincan/Apapa

The lifeless body of a person happens to be by the bank  of the river beneath the Liverpool Bridge in Tincan Island, Apapa, Lagos. A passerby took the pic and sent it in.  See the uncensored pic after the jump.

BRICS morphing into anti-dollar alliance

Before the crucial visit to Beijing next week, the governor of the Russian Central Bank, Elvira Nabiullina met Vladimir Putin to report on the progress of the upcoming ruble-yuan swap deal with the People's Bank of China and the Kremlin used the meeting to let the world know about the technical details of its international anti-dollar alliance.

On June 10th, Sergey Glaziev, Putin's economy advisor published an article outlining the need to establish an international alliance of countries willing to get rid of the dollar in international trade and refrain from using dollars in their currency reserves.

Civil War Videos in South East Of Ukraine Update: Kiev goes blood hunting in South East Ukraine (Nigerians In Danger)

There has been massive bombing and killing by the Western backed Kiev government against the south east of Ukraine, the most populated Nigerian student city Lugansk has been under massive attack for 3 consecutive days. The main stream media hide the danger Nigerian students in the south east face everyday while the government in Nigeria are either brainwashed by the main stream media or wont act to secure the lives of students in the South east of the country. The Kiev president signed free trade zone deal with the EU on the 27th of June, the evil deal that triggered the "revolution" as portrayed by the western media while the Russian media, the Donbass (Donetsk), South Eastern people termed it as "coup d'etat" orchestrated, funded by the EU and US, carried out by foreign mercenaries together with Ukrainian Army.

Bellow are videos from the current situation in the south east of Ukraine.
Continue after the break....

Just In: Confab recommends creation of 19 new states

National Confab proposes creation of 19 more states, rejects proposal to revert to parliamentary system of government.

Details later.

A 2nd response to Lai Mohammed & APC's second statement

Femi Fani Kayode releases another statement which he says is his final reaction to Lai Mohammed and the APC's latest response to him. 

"I read the second response of Lai Mohammed and the APC to my comments which appeared in yesterday's newspapers. Does this so-called spokesman for Nigeria's opposition party have nothing better to do than to join issues with me on a daily basis? It is reinvigorating and humbling to note that Nigeria's main opposition party can dedicate and deploy so much time and so many resources just to tackle me. I shall ignore the childish name-calling coming from a supposedly serious-minded political party that is looking for power. One wonders what you would do to your perceived enemies if, God-forbid, you ever get that power. 

founder of Christ Revival Victory Chapel International Lagos, Prophet Ajanaku to be finally buried almost 1yr after he died

The remains of clergyman & founder of Christ Revival Victory Chapel International Lagos, Prophet Iretiola Ajanaku, who died 11 months ago on August 22nd 2013, will ultimately be laid to rest on July 17th 2014.
Late Prophet Ajanaku's widow, Joy Ajanaku and some elders of the church had refused to bury him all  this while because they were convinced he'll rise again but have now accepted that after a person is actually dead, he's really dead.
In a statement released by the church's media personnel, Shola Bamidele, a lying-in-state is likely to be held at the Church premises and then interred in his home.
Check out the Statement after the break.

'Obanikoro, PDP aiding Boko Haram' - Bola Tinubu

 National leader of the APC and former governor of Lagos state, Bola Tinubu has reacted to the allegations made against him by the Minister of Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro yesterday July 2nd. Obanikoro in a series of tweets had alleged that Tinubu's friends created the Boko Haram mess being experienced in Nigeria today. 

In a statement released last night through his media aide, Tinubu refuted the allegations, saying it is the PDP and Obanikoro that are aiding Boko Haram. 
Find his statement after the break.

Pro Wole Soyinka: Boko Haram Menace Worse Than Biafran War (Video)

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has condemned the Boko Haram sect, describing it as a worse menace than the Biafran war, which led to the death of many Nigerians.

In an interview , Soyinka, who turns 80 in two weeks, said the terrorists are enemies of unity but are not likely to disintegrate the country. Wole said:
There were atrocities which were committed. But you never had such a regular, getting to a near predictable level of carnage. I think this is what is terrifying.


Photograph: Popular Igwu bridge linking Ndi Ebe Abam breaks in Abia State.

The popular Igwu bridge linking Ndi Ebe Abam to other towns collapsed on July 1st the moment a 25 tons tipper carrying gravel plied on it. Fortunately no life was lost however now the villagers say they've been cut off from other towns as a result of the collapsed bridge which served as the only real motor-able wood-road which  the indigenes used for connecting with other towns.

The people  of Ndi Ebe Abam have asked that we appeal to the Arochukwu L.G.A. Chairman and Abia State government to come to their aid, saying people residing in the town have been adversely affected by this mishap.

British parliament approves legalization of gay marriages

Following the French National Assembly, the House of Commons in the UK approved the bill of same-sex marriages. MPs supporting this initiative had a decisive superiority over their opponents – 400 against 175. Now the bill is to go through several more ballots.

The bill will be debated in special parliamentary committees and then it will have to be approved by the House of Lords, Reuters reports.

JAMB Releases 2014 Admission Cut-Off Marks, Universities 180 While Poly, COE 150

The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board, JAMB, has released the cut-off marks for the 2014 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME.

The board retained the existing 180 cut-off mark for admission into universities in Nigeria.

It also pegged the cut-off marks for admission into Polytechnics and Colleges of Education (COE) at 150.

Pentagon pays for scientist's experiment over 700,000 Facebook users

A secret psychological experiment over emotions of hundreds of thousands of Facebook users was carried out by a scientist financed by the US Department of Defense. This information caused a rush of indignation in social networks. Researchers turned people into guinea pigs without their knowledge or consent, informs Russia Today.

Part of Brooklyn Bridge crushed in New York, five people were injured - TV

The facade of the Brooklyn Bridge in the US city of New York has fallen down, having injured five people, reports CBS television on Thursday, referring to the Fire Department of New York, reports RIA Novosti.

Decorative facade collapsed onto the pedestrian part under the bridge. The injured were taken to hospital with minor injuries. An investigation of the incident is being conducted, the cause of the collapse is under study.

French ex-president Sarkozy denies breaking law, denounces 'political interference'

Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday denied he had broken the law after being charged with corruption-related offences and denounced what he said was political interference in the case. In extracts of an interview released by LCI television and Europe 1 radio, Sarkozy said: "I have never committed any act contrary to the values of the republic or the rule of law. I have never betrayed the confidence" of the French.

US possible tapping mission in Serbia not incredible to Serbian foreign minister – media

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic is not surprised by the fact that Serbia is on the list of countries where the US National Security Agency (NSA) could have carried out a tapping mission, the B92 TV and radio company reports on Wednesday.

"If they (NSA) can tap other countries, including Germany, why can't they tap us?" Dacic said speaking at a press-conference. He pointed out that the Serbian government is openly declaring its position.

'White Book' of human rights' violations in Ukraine is 'invitation to act' - Moscow

The Russian Foreign Ministry's White Book on large-scale human rights violations in Ukraine is not "a propaganda product" but an invitation to the international community to act, the Foreign Ministry's human rights ombudsman Konstantin Dolgov told the Rossiya-24 television channel on Wednesday.

"We have seen reaction to the White Book yet," Dolgov said. "Some partners are trying to present all this as a propaganda product. But we have facts, and facts cannot be regarded as propaganda."


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