Sunday, July 6, 2014

Redeemers varsity student kills dad at Redemption Camp

The Ogun State Police Command has arrested a 21-year-old undergraduate, Tolani Ajayi, of Redeemers University along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, for allegedly killing his father, Mr. Charles Ajayi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
The incident, according to the police, occurred on Tuesday, July 3, at their residence on Canaanland Street within the Redeemed Christian Church of God’s Redemption Camp.  Tolani was said to have slaughtered his father with a knife and later butchered him with a cutlass.
PUNCH Metro learnt that Tolani afterwards allegedly packed his father’s remains in a box and dragged them into the bush within the camp.

63 abducted Borno women escape from B’Haram

Sixty-three women abducted by the Boko Haram Islamic sect from Kummabza village in the Damboa Local Government Area of Borno State two weeks ago have escaped from their kidnappers, security sources said on Sunday. The women, the security sources said, had reunited with their families.

Some witnesses said that their unexpected freedom was facilitated when the insurgents left them in the camp to embark on an operation where they attacked military formations on Friday.
This, the sources said, presented the women with an opportunity to flee from their abductors.
It will be recalled that 70 women were allegedly abducted by insurgents from Kummabza village two weeks ago.

Bamidele cautions Fayemi on Ekiti poll

Chairman, House Committee on Legislative Budget and Research, Opeyemi Bamidele, has cautioned the Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, to stop attributing his loss at the June 21 governorship election to his refusal to distribute money and bags of rice to the electorate.
According to him, “stomach infrastructure” theory advanced by the governor’s team could send a wrong signal about the Ekiti people to the outside world.
Bamidele, in a statement by his media aide, Ahmed Salami, in Ado Ekiti on Sunday, said the theory was unfounded as it did not influence the electorate against him.

Impeachment: Nyako declares public holiday

The move to impeach Adamawa State Governor, Alhaji Murtala Nyako, took a dramatic turn on Sunday as the governor declared Monday and Tuesday as work-free days in the state.
The governor’s opponents in the state House of Assembly said Nyako’s action was an attempt to frustrate his impeachment.

The governor was said to have played a fast one on his opponents following indications that the Acting Chief Judge of the state, Justice Ambrose Mammadi, might inaugurate on Monday (today) the seven-member panel he set up on Friday to investigate the allegations of gross misconduct levelled against the governor and his deputy, James Ngilari.  The lawmakers accused Nyako of mischief, vowing that the governor and his deputy could not stop the state acting chief judge.

I’m ready for PDP forces – Aregbesola

Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that he is prepared to face Peoples Democratic Party forces in the August 9 governorship election, insisting that he will win the election by popular votes.
Aregbesola, who spoke in Osogbo, on Saturday, warned the PDP against rigging the governorship election. According to him, the PDP does not have the support of the masses like him. When asked how his party would react if there was an attempt by security forces to restrict its leaders and members, Aregbesola said nobody could stop the people of Osun from exercising their civic right.
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Muslims want Sultan to lead dialogue with B’Haram

SOME Islamic elite have written to the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, asking him to lead the dialogue with members of the terrorist Islamic sect, Boko Haram. The elite, writing under the aegis of Concerned Muslim Professionals, told the Sultan, who is also the President-General of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, to use his position and engage members of Boko Haram in dialogue that would lead to ceasing of the sect’s campaign of killings.

Flood at Brazil and Argentina border: more than 20 000 victims

The number of victims of severe flooding in the border region between Brazil and Argentina exceeded 20 thousand people, reported the Civil Defense Office of the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul on Sunday. According to the Globovision channel, two people were killed in the municipalities of Arroyo del Tigre and Uruguayana, another one is missing, reports RIA Novosti.

SAD: Police Van Chase Okada Rider & His Passengers To demise

 This sad incident happened this afternoon,  an Okada rider and his 2 male passengers were crushed to death this afternoon at Awoyaya bus-stop  over the Lekki-Epe Express way in Lagos as they were being chased with a police van. While trying to flee from law enforcement who were chasing them to seize their bike for riding on the express, the Okada, that was in top speed, collided with a BRT bus that crushed them to death. In accordance with an eye-witness, area boys gathered and burnt the law enforcement van. The army had to be brought to calm the situation. 

See photos from the incident after the break.. *warning - graphic content*

Famous Ghana HipLife Artist, Castro-De-Destroyer Dies while Jet Skiing

Castro is the friend of Asamoah Gyan and made popular songs such as African Girl and host of others

Sad story to report but GhanaCelebrities.Com is reliably informed about the death of hip life artiste Castro the Destroyer who drowned in Ada together with his girlfriend. The bodies have not yet been retrieved.

Castro and her girl friend are feared dead at a place close to the Ada estuary. Castro and his close friend and fellow hit maker, Asamoah Gyan of the black stars were weekending in the Ada area.

Castro and his girlfriend were on a jesky (Jet Ski)  and she fell into the water.

Kano state Government seeks death sentence for alleged killer child-bride

Kano state Government has filed a fresh charge of culpable homicide punishable by death against 14 year old child bride, Wasila Tasiu, who in April 2014 allegedly poisoned her 35 year old husband, Umar Sani and three of his friends in Kano, 17 days after she was forced to marry him. According to  Vanguard, the fresh charge was filed following an outcry by judicial practitioners who were against a juvenile court handling the trial of the 14 year old girl.

Man stabs himself to death as his girlfriend dumped him

Is it really worth it? How can one take his life because of a lover? People are losing it these days.

A 33-year-old graduate of Tai Solarin University of Education, Oluwatosin Otaiku stabbed himself to death on Saturday, in Onikolobo area of Abeokuta Ogun state on Saturday after his fiancee, one Oluwatoyin Olaogun after his girlfriend dumped him.

CNN "moves" Ukraine's Slavyansk to Russia's Crimea

The American CNN TV channel has revealed a shocking lack of geographical knowledge. A CNN report about self-defense fighters' pullout from the towns of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk in southeastern Ukraine carried a map locating Slavyansk in the western part of Crimea.

Covering Ukrainian troops' seizure of Slavyansk and Kramatorsk, both situating in Ukraine's southeast Donetsk region, the CNN mislocated Slavyansk, "moving" it to Crimea which has recently become part of Russia.

World Cup: Fed Govt demands ₦2.591b account from NFF

•Minister writes Maigari
•Congress dissolves Federation Board

The tenure of Alhaji Aminu Maigari as President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) came to an abrupt end yesterday following the dissolution of the board by an extra ordinary congress of stakeholders and delegates of Nigerian football.

Simultaneously, an angry Federal Government demanded explanation from the dissolved NFF on the disbursement of N2.591billion allocated to it for football administration in the country.
Maigari was arrested on Friday by operatives of the Directorate of Security Services (DSS) on his return from the World Cup competition in Brazil over allegations of financial mismanagement, but was released afterwards.

Thousands brave rain for army recruitment

It was a pathetic sight at the 13th Brigade Premises of the Nigerian Army in Calabar, Cross River State on Saturday as thousands of youths converged to write the examination for recruitment into the Nigeria Army.
Applicants crowded the field in the premises and spilled over to the pavements of adjoining Barracks and Marian Roads.
Even when it started raining heavily, the applicants could not leave the field as they waited to be screened to write the examination.

Unrepentant convicts ■ Jailed robbers return 10 years after to kill victim’s son Agashi

Double misfortune has befallen Okorie Orie, a native of Ibenda Effium in Ohaokwu Local Gov-ernment Area of Ebonyi State, whose son was killed by an unrepentant gang of robbers that had robbed him 10 years earlier.
A decade ago, 37-year-old Uchenna Okereke, led six other robbers to rob Okorie Orie, dispossessing him of millions of naira and successfully escaped. But the victim was able to recall the face of Okereke and he correctly identified him to the police, who acted on the information and arrested him. During interrogation, he revealed the identity of the other six members of his gang. They were all tried, convicted and slammed with 10-year jail term, which they served and were subsequently released.

Man arrested with human skull •‘I belong to Dey-Well cult, skull is that of Victoria’

A 41-year-old suspected cultist, kidnapper and ritualist, Onwuzuruike Nwakaogwu, has confessed to his involvement in a cult group popularly called Dey-Well at Igwuruta village, Ikwerre Local Government area of Rivers State, just as he revealed the identity of the deceased whose skull was found with him as Victoria.
The suspect claimed his efforts at getting money from the skull yielded fruit before his arrest as he said that it used to spew out N10, N20, N50 notes whenever he poured ‘kain kain’ (alcoholic drink) on the skull before reciting incantations.

Ikemefuna Nominated As Goodluck Campaign Leader Calls On Nigerians To Support Mr. President

Campaign Leader Calls On Nigerians To Support Mr. President.

A frontline Politician and a businessman, Chief Samuel Ikefuna has been appointed the Deputy national Co-ordinator of a leading Jonathan Campaign Organization, THE GOODLUCK NIGERIA NEEDS PROJECT.

In his letter of appointment signed by the National Co-ordinator, Alhaji Mohammed Rilwanu Gulma and the Executive Secretary, Dr. Kenneth Anozie, Chief Ikefuna was appointed based on the strong support his has shown for President Goodluck Jonathan and the Transformation Agenda. “It is not always to find such men of integrity giving important support to Mr. President but Chief Ikefuna has demonstrated huge support for the President,” the appointment letter read.

History Will Be On Tinubu’s Side - By Gbenga Olorunpomi

*Men make their own history, but they do not make it as they please; they  do not make it under self-selected circumstances, but under circumstances existing already, given and transmitted from the past¦ Karl Marx*

Good people are hard to come by. The uncomfortable truth is that this world despises good people. Human beings have a natural instinct to either extinguish the spatter of lights that dot the almost tangible darkness
around us, or cover it up. We are quick to kill the better people in our society or to drag them down into the mud with us. We are uncomfortable with the notion that some people can be good while we swim in our filth. We resent the notion of such arrogance. We dont understand it, so we destroy it.

Revealed : Ex-VP Atiku behind Nyako’s impeachment Saga

Checks by has revealed that a former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar is behind the impeachment nightmare of Adamawa Governor, Murtala Nyako.

It has also been revealed that Atiku curiously masterminded the defection of some All Progressive Congress (APC) APC members to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), to whittle down the influence of Nyako and set the stage for his exit.

When trouble started in Yola for Nyako, some believed the mastermind was the PDP and President Goodluck Jonathan. They had speculated that Jonathan wanted him out because of his very acerbic letter he wrote to his colleagues and the need for his party to seize the structure in the state.

Exclusive: Gov. Babatunde Raji Fashola Wastes $500,000 On Kim Kardashian’s 45 minutes Appearance

The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola blew  a whooping $500,000 on “appearance fee ‘for American reality television personality, Kim Kardashian. learnt that the extra budgetary largese excludes first class tickets for she and her crew, accomodation, logistics, security etc.

Despite staying less than a day in the city of Lagos the pregnant star was paid a reported $500,000 for her fleeting visit, angering some commentators and citizens of the state.

Nigerians set to pay access fees to view television content

“In other countries the public broadcast services are run from fees collected on broadcast content.”
The Federal Government on Saturday said that it would introduce content access fees to replace radio licence fees ahead of Nigeria’s migration to digital terrestrial television broadcasting by 2015.
The Minister of Information, Labaran Maku, made this known at the opening of the Extra Ordinary meeting of the National Council of Information in Abuja.


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