Saturday, October 4, 2014

US Sanctions Against Russia’s Federal Drug Control Service Have No Practical Sense

The United States' sanctions against the Russian Federal Drug Control Service (FSKN) have no practical sense, said the head of the FSKN, Viktor Ivanov on Russian TV-Center channel.
"America's sanctions against our service have no practical sense and the US government only needs them to put more pressure on the President of Russian Federation. Moreover, our colleagues – the drug enforcement police officers of the US – were strongly against such measures, but nobody listened to them," Ivanov said on Saturday.

Georgia Ready to Begin Reconciliation With Abkhazians, Ossetians

 Georgia wants to begin the process of "real" reconciliation with Abkhazians and Ossetians, said the Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili, commenting on the decision by Abkhazian President Raul Khadjimba to close five crossing points on border with Georgia.

"Yesterday a new initiative has been voiced by de-facto authorities of Abkhazia. In that respect I would like to note, that since we came to power, we have voiced our intention and readiness to begin the process of real reconciliation with our Abkhazian and Ossetian brothers," Garibashvili told reporters. He has referred to the Abkhazian initiative as "unwise" and noted that such a step might worsen the lives of the locals.

US Armored Vehicles Arrive in Estonia for Drills

- Heavy military equipment of the First Brigade of the First Cavalry Division of the US Army has arrived in Estonian town of Tapa, said the General Staff of the Estonian Defense Forces.

According to the statement by the General Staff of the Estonian Defense Forces, released on Saturday, nine US Stryker armored fighting vehicles, eight Bradley fighting vehicles and other US military equipment have arrived in Tapa to take part in the three month long drills.  Three Stryker 18 ton wheeled armored transport vehicles were delivered to the Estonian town earlier in September.

More Than 130 Pilgrims Die During Hajj in Saudi Arabia: Reports

- More than 130 pilgrims from Arab states have died in Saudi Arabia during the Hajj which has begun on October 2, due to exacerbation of chronic diseases and age-related complications, the International Islamic News Agency reported.

According to the report, released on Saturday, the biggest number of deaths (14) has been registered among the pilgrims, coming from Egypt. Casualties have also been reported among the religious travelers from Iraq, Algeria, Sudan, Morocco, Somalia, Yemen, Jordan and Mauritania.
Another 213 pilgrims are currently under treatment in the hospitals of Saudi Arabia.

Military imposes 4 days curfew in Borno

The military y e s t e r d a y announced a four-day curfew in Borno State following intelligence report indicating plans by Boko Haram to attack public buildings, places of worship and markets.

Spokesman of the 7 Division of the Nigerian Army Maiduguri, Colonel Sani Usman, a Deputy Director of Army Relations (DDAPR), said intelligence available to security agencies in the state shows that Boko Haram planned to attack various places including praying grounds during the Muslim festival using improvised explosive devices (IEDs). The curfew, according to him, takes effect from Friday evening till Monday morning.

Many Trapped In Abuja Building Collapse

Many people are reported to be trapped in a club house which is undergoing make over from a bungalow to a storey building in Abuja on Friday. The collapsed building is believed to trap many people under the rubbles most of whom are menial labourer and customers at Phase IV road in Jikwoyi, Abuja.

Four persons have been pulled out of the collapsed building alive by rescue workers hours after the incident and were immediately rushed in ambulances to nearby hospitals, while voices of those trapped under the rubbles calling were heard. Many of them called for help while informing the public that they were still alive.

Worshippers trek long distances to pray in Borno

Muslims in both Borno and Yobe states were compelled to trek long distances from their homes to prayer grounds to observe the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

In Maiduguri and other towns of Borno State, just like the military authorities did about two months ago during the celebration of another Islamic festival, Eid-el-Fitri, vehicles were barred from the roads to forestall any security breach.

Tribute to Wing Commander Chimda Hedima 1975 - 2014.

Despite some military sources claiming the person beheaded in the Boko Haram video is unknown person, friends of Wing Commander Chimda Hedima have paid him tribute. Additionally they told the story of the way the brave son killed as much Boko Haram men as he could, knowing he will be captured. 

See the tribute below...

Eid-el-Kabir: Mark, Atiku, others urge peace, unity

As Muslims celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, some prominent Nigerians have urged Nigerians to continue to promote peace and unity of the country.  Senate President David Mark urged Nigerians to embrace harmonious relationship with one another irrespective of their ethnic or religious affiliations.
Mark spoke in his goodwill message to Nigerians.  He said, “There is no problem too difficult for the nation to overcome if we unite and maintain the sanctity of our brotherhood.”

Eld-el-Kabir: Be your brother’s keeper, Sambo tells Nigerians

Vice-President Namadi Sambo on Saturday reiterated his call on Nigerians to always be their brother’s keeper and to cooperate with the government for speedy development of the country.

Sambo made the call while fielding questions from newsmen after performing the “two raka’’ at Eid-el-Kabir prayer at the National Mosque, Abuja.

2015: Mark, Tinubu hold closed-door meeting with Obasanjo

Senate President David Mark and former Lagos State Governor and a national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, on Friday held separate closed-door meetings with former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

The meetings were held at Obasanjo’s Hilltop residence in Abeokuta.

Both Mark and Tinubu said the issues discussed bordered on the state of the nation.

Caught On Camera! Pastor's Pants Down "collaborating" With Friend’s Wife (Video)

A Kenyan Anglican Pastor was allegedly caught red handed on camera with his hands deep in the cookie jar belonging to his bosom friend.

The Pastor, in the video was seen pants down while the woman with him, who is a member of his church, had nothing on and in bed. The woman in question had complained of ill health and approached the pastor for intercessory. Her husband, also a church member and close friend of the Pastor, was apparently trailing her following hunches of an affair by his wife. He caught the two while in the act and began throwing blows at his wife while the Pastor tried to hurriedly put his pants on.

Police arrest pastor over death of teenager

The police in Delta State have arrested a court registrar, Pastor Jonathan Ojigbo in connection with the death of a teenage boy, Evi Samson at Ozoro, Isoko North Local Government Area. The Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Celestina Kalu, who confirmed the arrest on Saturday, said,”One Samson Uwhemw of Erovie quarters, Ozoro reported at the Police Station Ozoro, that on September 28 he took his son – Evi Samson to one Pastor Jonathan Ojigbo of God Solution Ministry Ozoro, who is also a Registrar in a Magistrate Court in Delta State for prayers. 

South Africa's G@y Mosque on Fire

South Africa's controversial first g@y-friendly mosque, which also allows Christian worshippers and women to lead prayers, was damaged by a fire overnight, its founder and the police said Saturday.

And right now, police have opened an arson inquiry into the fire which occurred shortly after midnight and damaged the front door of the mosque in Cape Town. There were no injuries and no arrests have yet been made. The founder, Muslim academic Taj Hargey told AFP

"This is a deliberate arson attack. They used petrol and oil," he said adding close circuit television video footage showed that unidentified people had made several reconnaissance trips to the mosque two hours before the attack.
 Taj blamed his opponents for the attack which occurred on the eve of the celebration of the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha.

Amaechi Anakwue Floors Controversial AIG Joseph Mbu in Court

A senior magistrates' court in Wuse Zone 2, Abuja has discharged African Independent Television journalist, Amaechi Anakwe, in a case of alleged character defamation brought against him by the Nigeria Police Force.

Mbu had on Thursday ordered Anakwe’s arrest after inviting him to his office. Anakwe was accused of  describing the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in Charge of Zone 7, Abuja, Mr. Joseph Mbu, as “controversial.”

ISIS beheads second Briton, threatens to kill US war veteran next

ISIS has beheaded British aid worker Alan Henning (left and inset). The militants posted a video of the horrific beheading online last night. In the video, the executioner who is described as Jihadi John because of his English accent said Alan's blood is on the hands of the British parliament.

Before he was beheaded, Alan also blamed his death on his government. He told the camera

"I am Alan Henning. Because of our Parliament's decision to attack the Islamic state I as a member of the British public will now pay the price for that decision.'

'It is the will of God- Pastor who lost his wife and four kids to fire says

Pastor John Kayode of the Chris Apostolic Church, Otumara, Warri who lost his wife, Grace and four children, Egburoghene Enoch( 13), Efemena Ogheneruona (10), Oghenetejiri Tekwe (7) and Oghenemaro Ogheneyucime, in a fire disaster on Sept. 25th has reacted to the unfortunate incident.

While ministering to his congregation on Sunday September 28th, four days after the unfortunate incident, Pastor Kayode said the whole incident was the will of God and that his wife and children are now with the Lord.

What Is Bitcoin, How Is It different from "Normal" Money and How Can I Get Some?

Bitcoin is a digital currency. It doesn't exist in the sort of physical form the currency & coin we're used to exist in. It doesn't even exist in an application as physical as Monopoly money. It's electrons - not molecules.

But consider just how much cash you personally handle. You obtain a paycheck that you take to the financial institution - or it's autodeposited without you even seeing the paper that it's not printed on. After this you make use of a bank card (or a checkbook, if you're old school) to get into those funds. At best, you see 10% of it in a money form in your pocket or in your pocketbook. So, as it happens that 90% of the funds that you manage are virtual - electrons in a spreadsheet or database.

The miracle of body magic and wonder bra - by Etcetera

Article written by singer turned writer, Etcetera. Enjoy...
Those women who wear simple and proper undergarments, this article is not about you. It is for those women who are confused and concerned and are leaning toward spending their hard-earned money on a magic garment that is being peddled as if it can solve all that ail them, only to be sorely disappointed.
Every eight seconds, a woman looks in the mirror and wants to be smaller. I have a huge problem with this type of women.


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