Saturday, September 13, 2014

Nigerian Military Release Photos From Recent Battle In Konduga

Nigerian troops display captured ammunition from Konduga operation
 In a reaction to demands of Nigerians for many evidence to guide the whole routing of insurgents who attempted to recapture Konduga on Friday, the Nigerian military has released some pictures from the battle scene.
more pics below.

Terrible: Egypt Air Flies Nigerian Student to Wrong Country, Tears his Passport & Locks Him Up

A Nigerian medical student returning to school in Ukraine has told the story of how he nearly died at the hands of Egypt Air officials who wrongly routed him to Moldova, never gave him food for days and called him bloody Nigerian before deporting him back to Lagos. Here's JOSHUA KUNLE ABDUL-AZEEZ's story as written by the student who is lucky to be alive and whose ordeal should interest Nigerians. Story was published on Vanguard.

Egypt Air Reacts to Joshua Abdul-Azeez's Story

Vanguard investigations at Egypt Air Head office where Mr Kunle Abdul-Azeez purchased his ticket revealed that there has been palpable fear about what Abdulazeez’s guardians would do next after the visit of his uncle, Mr Toju Gbenebichie, to Egypt Air office.

Vanguard sought to speak with Mr Khaled El Rafie, General Manager, Lagos, Egypt Air, but was told that he traveled and will be back later in the day. But members of staff of Egypt Air told Vanguard that the entire organization was very remorseful about the incident especially as it involved a 17 year old boy.

Jungle Justice: Rapist almost lynched in LAUTECH (Photo)

In recent times, the crime rate at Ogbomoso, Oyo State has become inordinately high. And this is more so the case in areas where the student populace of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Akure (LAUTECH) reside.

With reports of theft, burglary, assault and rape, among other vices on the rise, the students of the institution residing at Adenike area again rose to an uproar on September 6, as one of the notorious armed robbers-cum-rapist was finally caught in the act.

Nigerian Military: 150 Boko Haram members killed during attack on Konduga

At least 150 Boko Haram members were killed yesterday September 12th after the Nigerian Military repeled after an attempted attack by the sect members on Konduga, a village said to be about 35 kilometres from Maiduguri in Borno State, in the early hours of yesterday.

According to a statement issued in Abuja yesterday by Col. T. Antigha of the Army Public Relations, the battle with sect members lasted three hour and four soldiers were injured during the attack.
"At about 5.30 am today (Friday), Boko Haram terrorists launched a massive attack on Konduga town, about 35 kilometres from Maiduguri. After about three hours of fierce fighting, Nigerian troops routed the Boko Haram fighting force of over a hundred terrorists. Further to the staggering loss of men, Boko Haram also suffered extensive losses in equipment. Four Nigerian soldiers were wounded in action. The entire area is still being combed for terrorists who may have escaped with bullet wounds. Morale of troops remains very high.” the statement reads.

Photo: 3 Men deported for e-Shopping fraud in India

3 Men , Oladapo Obasoto Olatunbosun alias Richard (32), Dickson M Dickson (29) and Abiodun Oluwagbemiga Oyekunle alias Jerie (33), all pictured above, are currently on their way back to Nigeria this morning after they were indicted in an e-shopping fraud in India, where they've lived for several years. According to an Indian police report, the three young men had been previously arrested for indulging in cheating and online fraud in Chennai, India in 2011 and were recently arrested with an Hyundai Santro car, two LED TVs, 6 mobile phones, 3 cameras,3 watches, 7 imported perfumes, 3 laptops, 1 Ipod and 32 pairs of shoes, which they had purchased through fraudulent online shopping. 

Between Brig. Gen. Chris Olukolade and a twitter follower

Brigadier General Chris Olukolade is the Director, Defence Information. So the twitter user said to him "another money making venture in the name of fighting insurgency, SMH". And the military spokesman man responded 'Be warned. Am I your father's mate'. hahaha. On twitter, nobody has respect.

Prof. Wole Soyinka writes on the #bringbackjonathan2015 post, says he knows Australian hostage negotiator

In an item he titled 'The Wages of Impunity', Nobel Laureate Prof Soyinka condemned the recent #bringbackjonathan2015 campaign slogan and GEJ's recent visit to Chad with Ali Modu Sheriff, who has been accused to be a Boko Haram sponsor. In the piece posted on Sahara Reporters, Prof Soyinka wrote he knows Australian hostage negotitaor Stephen Davis, saying which they both worked together under late President Umaru Musa Yar Adua's regime throughout the struggle for the return of peace in the Niger Delta region. 
He also wrote he has his own theories regarding how General Ihejirika may have come under Stephen Davis'searchlight. Find his article after  the jump...

Ebola: Dr Sam Enemuo's Friend Reveals Why He Treated Koye in Secret

Enemuo’s Clinic

Until a few weeks ago, Dr. Sam Ikechukwu Enemuo was a relatively unknown name. But today, the very mention of his name and everyone is quick to identify him as the doctor who knowingly treated an Ebola patient in a hotel in Port Harcourt, contracted the disease and died of the illness after infecting others he had close contact with. An elderly woman who shared hospital room with him also died of the disease.

Emir of Kano: Emir SLS Wants Divorce Severely Punished!

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II has urged the Kano State Government to enact a law that will punish those who end their marriages on questionable grounds. Mr. Sanusi lamented the spate of divorce in Kano State, and said there must be punitive steps to reverse the trend, as many residents end their marriages on flimsy excuses. PremiumTimes reports that the Emir who spoke in Kano, Friday, noted that women are often the most affected after divorce.

VIP Seating Collapses at Pro-Jonathan Rally

There was pandemonium at the Minna Trade Fair Complex on Saturday morning as the venue’s VIP seating area collapsed during a political rally organized by the Transformation Ambassador of Nigeria [TAN] to campaign for the reelection of President Goodluck Jonathan.

Dignitaries were seated and the venue was packed to the brim when the platform constructed to sit top government officials and chieftains of the Peoples Democratic Party suddenly caved in, trapping a few of those already seated. The development sparked panic across the venue with several people scampering for safety. Some people were so scared that they began to hurry out of the venue in droves. 


Rot in Television Stations in Nigeria - Charles Novia

Charles just shared this thought provoking piece concerning the rot in television stations in Nigeria on his blog. Read bellow.

Independent Television Producers in Nigeria are really getting the rough end of the stick. They are endangered species. According to celebrity, in America here’s how a typical TV production company operates: 

"Why TB Joshua's Synagogue Building Collapsed" – NEMA

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has given more reasoned explanations why a building collapsed at the premises of the Synagogue Church of most all Nations in Lagos on Friday. In accordance with NEMA spokesman, Ibrahim Farinloye, the building was originally a two storey building being raised to five.  
“ The additional three was being constructed when it collapsed around 1p.m Friday afternoon.  The church members have been very aggressive and tried attacking emergency responders.  Before emergency responders arrival, about 15 are said to have being rescued alive and three dead.  Many are said to trapped still.” Farinloye stated in an sms message.

800 Chibok Youths Flee Community

No fewer than 800 Chibok youths have in the last six weeks fled their homes and ran to Lagos, Kano, Abuja and other cities to evade attack by the violent Boko Haram sect.
It was learnt that the sect had embarked on mass abductions of young men as fighters and many Chibok youths and others from the surrounding villages were being abducted by the insurgents for conscription.

Video Post: Brain-Damaged Governor Danbaba Suntai Did Not Know He Had Just Arrived From London

Hackers Rob Nigerian Bank of ₦6.3billion

Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is on the trail of a group of computer hackers, who have stolen N6.28billion, about $40million, from a new generation Nigerian bank.

At the head of the IT thieves is Godswill Oyegwa Uyoyou, who worked in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) department of the unidentified bank. He is now on the run, according to a report in by EFCC. Uyoyou allegedly conspired with others and hacked into the bank’s computers, disbursing the funds to various accounts as they pleased. Uyoyou, who hails from Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State, is said to have carried out the massive heist over a short period of time.

Photos: Fatal accident on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

 Nine persons including a kid died today in a deadly multiple accident that occurred along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway. Based on eyewitnesses, 2 Mazda cars collided with a Petrol tanker which immediately busted into flames. Men of the Nigeria Fire Service, Police and FRSC are at the scene managing the situation. The fire has since been put nevertheless the traffic remains reported to be on a standstill. 
See more pics bellow.

This Is What Windows 9 Looks Like [Photo]

Pictures of Microsoft’s next operating system, Windows 9 was leaked on the internet yesterday (September 11, 2014).

It has been rumoured that Microsoft is planning to announce its next operating system on September 30, with a developer preview arriving on the day or shortly after, and the finished OS expected to appear in the first quarter of 2015.

Video post of Synagogue building colllapse & 'Mysterious airplane' allegedly behind it

Ideas that will Motivate to Obtain Nigeria E-mail List Information

Between Nigeria Email List and Media

While direct media mail was once the biggest type of mass marketing that existed years back, the popularity of the Internet has given direct email this title. Emailing is both affordable and user-friendly and may be performed from any office by having an Internet connection. 

Just In: Black Scorpion, Benjamin Adekunle, dies at 78

An active player in the Nigerian Civil War (1967-1970), Brig.-Gen Benjamin Adekunle (retd.), is dead. The war veteran, better known as Black Scorpion, died this morning at the age of 78 in Lagos, according to his wife, Folake. Adekunle, who was compulsorily retried from the Nigerian Army in 1974, was the first to lead the 3rd Marine Commando, that eventually spearheaded the end of the three-year war in January 1970. Olusegun Obasanjo succeeded Adekunle, arguably the most conspicuous and controversial figure during the war, in the 3rd Marine Commando . A close friend to the deceased, who however did not want his name in print yet, also confirmed Adekunle’s death to newsmen on Saturday.

Synagogue Church chased us away as we tried to rescue victims trapped in collapsed building

Officials of the National Emergency management Agency, NEMA, were prevented from rescuing more victims of the collapsed Synagogue of Nations Church’s Guest House, which collapsed Friday afternoon. The spokesperson of the agency, Ibrahim Familoye, stated this in a telephone interview with PREMIUM TIMES on Friday night. The building, which was initially a two-storey complex, was being refurbished with three additional floors already added to it when it collapsed. Mr. Familoye, who had earlier indicated that about three persons died and 20 others injured, said the agency could not rescue more victims because the church chased its officials away.

Kudos to the officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces for their victory at Konduga.

Kudos to the officers and men of the Nigerian Armed Forces for their victory at Konduga. Please share widely to appreciate our troops' efforts! Nigeria’s military on Friday claimed to have routed Boko Haram militants near the Borno state capital Maiduguri, as residents in another under-siege town complained of food shortages and slavery. Army spokesman Timothy Antigha said in a statement that the Islamists launched a “massive” attack on the town of Konduga, about 35 kilometres (22 miles) from Maiduguri, at 0430 GMT Friday. 


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