Monday, August 4, 2014

Another hero is gone: Young Captain killed in Borno today (photos)

 Captain Benjamin Toyiring Sule was killed in the line of duty in a ambush in Bama, Borno State today August 4th by Boko Haram men. He got married just last November. He was posted to Borno state just four months ago. He's survived by his parents, siblings and young wife. Too sad! May his soul rest in peace....
Sun re o !!

Japanese Sanctions against Russia May Go into Force on August 5 - Reports

The Japanese sanctions against Russia, announced last week, may come into effect on Tuesday, the Kyodo news agency reported, citing a diplomatic source.  Japan's government may approve the package of sanctions during a cabinet meeting on August 5, which would bring them into effect in the second half of the same day, the agency said.

On July 28, the Japanese government released a list of new sanctions against Russia amid the Ukraine crisis. The sanctions foresee the freezing assets of people "involved in the Crimea annexation and responsible for destabilizing the situation in Ukraine."

Gunmen kidnap Bayelsa Speaker’s brother

Gunmen in early hours of Monday abducted Mr. Iniokpoemi Benson, a younger brother to the Speaker of Bayelsa House of Assembly, Mr. Kombowei Benson. Their state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hilary Okpara, who confirmed the incident, said the victim was abducted at about 3am at his residence in Korokorosei village in Southern Ijaw local government part of the state. Okpara told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in a telephone interview in Yenagoa that the authorities special anti-kidnap squad was on the trail of the kidnappers. 
“We have got information on the incident, the DPO in the area and the Assistant Commissioner of Police have briefed me and the good thing is that we have known the direction the hoodlums are heading to so we shall round them up,” Okpara said.

Bangladesh ferry capsizes with hundreds aboard.

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized Monday in central Bangladesh, a government official said. Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority Chairman Samsuddoha Khondaker said M.V. Pinak was crossing the River Padma in Munshiganj district when it capsized. Local media reports said that up to 250 passengers were on board when the accident happened but this could not be independently confirmed.

R.I.P: Fast rising singer Bbee dies at 30

Promising musical artist Blessing Eloho popularly known as Bbee has died. The singer died on Sunday July 27th after a brief illness just days after she returned from a trip to the US. The Delta state born, Lagos State University graduate was only 30 years old. Too sad! May her soul rest in peace, Amen. ...

Comedian Dan D’Humorous contesting for Rivers State House of Assembly

Comedian Dan D'Humorous has announced his intentions to contest for the Rivers State House of Assembly come 2015. He shared his poster on his instagram page and said he's contesting under Ikwerre Constituency. A lot of entertainers seem to be going into politics these days...ogini na fio?

CDC: EBOLA Capable of Airborne Transmission!! Ebola Patented By the USA

Thought it couldn’t get any worse? Think again, the good old scientists of the USA, know exactly what they are doing with this Ebola virus. They are releasing it into the public. The US patents the Ebola Virus! The location where the Ebola victim is in Georgia is exactly where they patented the Ebola Virus. It has become clear that this Ebola virus is going to be a false flag released among the population of the United States. This is the deadliest streak Ebola has been on ever, and now it has gone airborne! Please watch the video for more information.

Madwoman Stones her Baby to Death in Abia State

A young men­tally challenged woman caused a stir in Aba, Abia State at the week­end when she gave birth to a set of female twins on a heap of refuse and stoned one to death be­fore the police were in­vited. DailySun reports an unknown person impreg­nated the woman, in her mid 20s and whose name could not be ascertained as at press time, late last year. Sources said that in the wee hours of Saturday, she gave birth to two girls without any as­sistance on top of a heap of garbage close to an AGIP filling station at Alaoji, along the Ikot Ekpene Road, near Aba.

FG Advices Nigerian Students in Eastern Ukraine to Vacate

The Nigerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has implored Nigerian students in eastern Ukraine to vacate the area due to fierce violence and unrest in the region.  Ambassador Abdulaziz Dankano, Under-Secretary in charge of Economy and Consular in the ministry, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen on Sunday in Abuja.

PhotoNews: Palestinian Genocide - Graphic Photos Of War Crimes committed by Israel against Palestine.

A medic stands among bodies yesterday which were placed hastily in a walk-in vegetable fridge in Rafah, Gaza.

 See more pics bellow.

Nigerian Doctor Who Attended To Liberian Man is infected with Ebola Virus In Lagos

Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, has just confirmed that one of the doctors who attended to Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian, who recently died of Ebola in Nigeria, is now sick with the disease.
Chukwu said two other people placed under quarantine were showing signs of the disease, although it is too early to say if their symptoms relates to Ebola. Sawyer was Nigeria’s first case of Ebola death two weeks ago, and since his demise there have been widespread fears  that some of the more than 70 people he had contact with also develop the virus.

IMPEACHMENT: Gov. Almakura Is Too Soft For My Liking – Kwankwaso

Kano State governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has blamed the Nasarawa governor, Umaru Muktar Almakura political policies, saying it is responsible for the governors predicament.

Kwankwaso said: “you cannot be a gentleman and hope to survive as governor under the present dispensation”.
He added, “A gentleman cannot be a good governor, you need to have so many faces because the game is rough and can’t accommodate a gentleman”.

Only collective efforts can rescue Nigeria –Fashola

The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has said only collective efforts of Nigerians can rescue the country from its many woes.  The governor said this on Friday at a grassroots empowerment programme organised by council chairmen in the state, under the aegis of Conference 57.
He said the failure of Nigeria to achieve socio-economic and political growth, after over a decade of self-governance, should give a cause for concern.


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