Friday, 30 November 2012

Thursday, 29 November 2012

General Buhari's First Daughter Dies During Child Birth

                          Zulai

The first daughter of former  Head of State and a former presidential candidate, Maj-Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is dead. Zulaiha died on  Thursday evening after delivering a baby in Nasara Hospital,Marafa Estate in Kaduna. Zulaiha, who was  born on December 5, 1972, studied at the Department of Economics Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. May her soul rest in perfect peace .........Amen

Tuesday, 27 November 2012

BREAKING NEWS: President Jonathan Sacks BPE Boss

                                       

Ms. Bolanle Ayodele Onagoruwa, the Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), has been relieved of her appointment by President Goodluck Jonathan. Ms. Onagoruwa who was appointed by President Jonathan in August 2010, is to hand over to the most senior management staff,  Mr. Benjamin Ezra Dike, who will serve in acting capacity.

Newly Formed Islamic Sect Claim Responsibility For The Attack On Police Headqauters In Abuja

                                      

A newly formed Islamic sect has claimed responsibility for the attack on Police headqauters yesterday, the sect named The Jama’atu Ansarul Muslimina Fi Biladis-sudan (JAMBS) sent an email to Desert Herald, claiming responsibilty for the attack and that they will attack more police formations in the country. Please read their full statement below.

Armed Bandits Raid Church During Service In Ogun State

                                          

According to Punch newspaper reports, gunmen attacked the First Baptist Church in Sango Ota, Ogun State, killing two worshippers and injuring four others on Saturday. The report further stated that the robbers, whose number could not be ascertained, were said to have stormed the church about 10:50pm and opened fire on the worshippers. The injured were reportedly taken to the State Hospital, Ota where two of them died, while four others are still lying critically ill.

The Attack On Auchi Town By Armed Men Who Bombed Banks And Police Station Yesterday Evening

                                         

Auchi, the major town in the northern part of Edo State, was under attack last night. Unknown gunmen, armed with sophisticated weapons and dynamites, stormed the polytechnic town between 5:30 and 6.30pm. They bombed a police station, the Etsako West Local Government secretariat, three banks and the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) office. Even the Soldiers stationed at Agip petrol station were under siege. The bombed banks were behind the Federal Polytechnic campus. The PHCN office on Alhaji Musa Street was bombed. The police station was set on fire along with some vehicles.

Picture Of A Son Of A Plumber Who Graduated As The Best Student Of FUTA, Ondo State

                               Nurudeen Adegoke

His name is Nurudeen Adegoke, he is a 26-year-old son of a plumber whose mother is also a trader in Iseyin, Oyo State. He graduated as the best graduating student at the 24th convocation ceremony of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, on Saturday. The guy read mathematics, no be beans o.

Monday, 26 November 2012

Update On Boko Haram Attack On Police Headqauters In Abuja This Morning, 30 Detainees Rescued By The Gunmen, Some Rearrested Others On The Run

                                     

Contrary to earlier reports that no detainee was rescued by suspected Boko Haram gunmen who stormed Abuja head office of the Nigerian police force (Special Anti Robbery Squad), there are confirmed reports that the gunmen successfully rescued 30 detainees. Although policemen on duty were galant, as they justified why they should still be earniong tax payers' money by fighting back. Police authorities have reportedly re-arrested 25 of the rescued detainees while 5 others are currently on the run. Also a police inspector lost his life in the attack, as he was shot dead by the attackers.

Man Forces Wife To Drink Petrol, Then Set Her Ablaze

                                     

According to Daily Sun newspaper reports, a man in Aba set his wife ablaze for complaining to her sister-in-law on phone about the husband’s alleged maltreatment . The suspect later reported himself to the police. The man, whose name was given as Ndubuisi Okafor, a trailer driver, who hails from Amawbia, Awka in Anambra State, had allegedly been having quarrels with the wife for sometime now. Okafor, who the newspaper report stated that he owns two trailers, was reported to have severally accused her wife of being too religious which he claimed, prevented him from making good money. He was alleged to have even

BREAKING NEWS: News That A Fully Loaded BRT Bus Plunged Off 3rd Mainland Bridge Is A Lie ....Please Read And Share

                              


I have found it necessary to confirm to you all that the news about a fully loaded BRT bus tha fell  off Third Mainland bridge is a lie. I have confirmed this from officials of Lagos State Ministry and Emergency services authorities of the state, and they all have debunked the claim. Also the director in charge of LAGBUS have also said the news report is a lie. Fire men and rescue workers rushed to the bridge but found nothing to show that anything like that happened on the bridge, a lot of news houses and blogs have reported this but I am debunking it as mere rumour, we need to always confirm our news before bringing it to people. Please share this news so that people can stop spreading false news.

Nigerian Army Colonel Allegedly Rape 16-Year-Old Girl In Kaduna

                                 

According to Daily Trust reports, a serving army officer has been dragged to a magistrate’s court over sexual assault on a 16 year old girl in Kaduna. The accused is an officer at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA). According to the complainant, on October 22, the accused person called her with the pretext to send her on an errand and unfortunately for her the Colonel had an ulterior motive for inviting her into his house. She said the accused then lured her into a house and forced himself on her with a threat to kill her if

BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram Gunmen Storm Police Headquaters In Abuja Attempted, To Release Members Detained

                                        

There are confirmed reports that gunmen, early Monday, attacked the headquarters of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, in Abuja leading to a shoot-out for many hours. The men are believed to be members of the Boko Haram who attempted to free their members being held by the police. The reports further indicates that policemen gallantly faught back and reppelled the attack by the gunmen who came well prepared.

Newspaper Vendor Murdered For Turning Down A Free Reader

                             Monday-Francis
                             The dead vendor courtesy Punch newspaper

According to Punch newspaper reports, a newspaper vendor in Calabar, Cross River State, Mr. Innocent Monday-Francis, was on Thursday murdered after an argument that followed his refusal to allow one of his neighbours, identified as Eno, to read the papers. Monday-Francis (22), who sold newspapers around the popular Flour Mill junction, along the Murtala Mohammed Highway in Calabar, had retired to a neighbourhood bar at Ikot-Effanga area of Calabar to take a bottle of drink when the incident occurred. The

Shell Petroleum Staff Embark On Strike, Block Head Office With Fuel Tankers

                                           

Traffic around Marina towards General Hospital Lagos was crazy as tankers were used to block the roads around Shell petroleum head office by protesting staff of the company. Many cars were also parked on the road by other staff who were seen sitting around while some carried placard. I also got stuck in the traffic this morning.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012

Pictures Showing A Collapsed Building In Isolo Area Of Lagos That Killed 2 People Today

                   

                    

BREAKING NEWS: Chelsea Sacks Roberto Di Matteo

                                    

Just got this that Chelsea FC has sacked its coach or parted ways with him as they have said. Roberto Di Matteo had to leave the club because of the way the club has been loosing matches lately

Words Of Clemens Westerhof As He Accused Members Of NFF Of Collecting Money From Super Eagle Players To Be Selected For Matches

                                      

Although many of us are not surprised, but these were the words of former super eagles coach Clemens Westerhof as he accused members of Nigeria's football Association during an interview with Supersports.
“We had a situation where we had the wrong people in the wrong places, even in the (Nigeria) FA”. “We had cases where players paid $15,000 to the coach and say ‘I want to play for the national team’ and the coach would accept. They bought their way into the national team and it was an unbelievable situation. Very sad. I know these things,”  “My captain (Keshi) is there now and you can see the changes because he

Tuesday, 20 November 2012

BREAKING NEWS: President Jonathan's Brother Dies In Aso Rock Clinic

                                          

Today is supposed to be President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan's happy day being his birthday, but something sad has been reported by Sahara Reporters to have happened to his family as his brother Mr. Meni reportedly died today at the Aso Rock clinic today. Mr. Meni who was in his early 40s was reportedly flown into the Presidential palace for further treatment from Bayelsa last week. May his soul rest in peace.

Video Of The Day: KERI HILSON DANCING ETIGI AND AZONTO IN NIGERIA

                       

Birthday Person Of The Week: Musbau Owolabi Opere

                         

This is to wish my friend, Musbau Owolabi Opere a Happy Birthday celebration. May God bless you as you grow older today.

BREAKING NEWS: Reuters Withdraws Video Claiming To Be Showing Nigerian Soldiers Killing Unharmed Civilians In Maiduguri, Claim The Video Is Fake

                           

If you are one of those who have been criticising the Nigerian Army for the video that was released by Reuters showing that some civilians were shot by the army in Maiduguri, I think you need to know that the news agency has come out to claim that the video is fake and has withdrwan it. Kindly read the news agency's statement below.

Police Detain 7-Month-Old Baby And His Parents Over Debt

                                     

There are local media reports that a 7-month-old baby boy, Uchenna Nwoye, his parents and two others were allegedly arrested and detained by the police in Onitsha over N20 000 debt owed by the parents. They were arrested at Ifitedunu in Dunukofia local government area of Anambra State by policemen from Fegge Police Stattion, Onitsha, for failure to pay the N20,000 to a woman Uchenna’s father

Police Arrest Woman For Criticising The Indian Government On Facebook

                                        

According to BBC reports, Police in India have arrested a woman they say criticised on Facebook the shutdown of the city of Mumbai after the death of politician Bal Thackeray. A woman friend who “liked” the comment was also arrested, they said. The women, accused of “hurting religious sentiments”, were released on bail after appearing in court in the town of Palghar.

Monday, 19 November 2012

Breaking News: Former Ikeja Local Government Chairman, Toyin Hamzat Murdered

                                              

Former Chairman of Ikeja Local Government area of Lagos State, Toyin Hamzat has been murdered. Toyin Hamzat was reportedly murdered on his way to his Sagamu residence after a party in Lagos. There are also reports that nothing was touched in his car after he was shot in the head by unknown gunmen. I will bring you more update on this as they emerge.

Presidential Media Chat: Presidency Officials Accuse Jonathan Of Lying To Nigerians | Premium Times

                                       

Two officials of the Nigerian presidency have accused President Goodluck Jonathan of having “peddled falsehood” at Sunday’s presidential media chat. The officials, who requested that their names be withheld so they are not victimized, rose in stout defence of presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, who made policy announcements President Jonathan denied on Sunday.
“It has just struck some of us that this President is not an honourable man,” one of the officials said this

Picture Of The Day: President Obama Kisses Aung San Suu Kyi After Speaking To The Media

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The political icon of Burma kissed by President Obama.

Friday, 16 November 2012

Pictures Showing The Lifestyle Of The Poorest President In The World

 

His name is Jose Mujica, he is the president of Uruguay, whose lifestyle clearly differs sharply from that of most other world leaders. Only two police officers and Manuela, a three-legged dog, keep watch outside his house.  President Mujica has shunned the luxurious house that the Uruguayan state provides for its leaders and opted to stay at his wife’s farmhouse, off a dirt road outside the capital, Montevideo. The president and his wife work the land themselves, growing flowers. This austere lifestyle – and the fact that Mujica donates

Picture Of An Access Bank Employee Who Was Shot Five Times By Policemen In His Home

                   Badejo

He is an employee of Access Bank, Femi Badejo, who was allegedly shot alongside a security guard, Joshua Musa, by policemen on Saturday at Ikota, Lagos, still has a bullet lodged in his wrist. Badejo and Musa were allegedly shot by the policemen who responded to a distress call about a robbery in the banker’s home on Saturday at Ikota area of Lagos. The residents of the house said when the policemen arrived the scene about an hour after the robbers had left, they started shooting indiscriminately resulting in injuring the banker and security guard.

BREAKING NEWS: Justice Kayode Esho Is Dead

                                     

Eminent Nigerian Jurist, Justice Kayode Esho is dead. He reportedly died in his Lagos home this morning. More details will come on his death and burial details as they emerge.

Veteran Nollywood Actor Pete Eneh Is Dead

                                       

I have just recieved a message that veteran Nollywood actor Pete Eneh has passed on. He died yesterday evening at Parklane Hospital, Enugu where he reportedly had been receiving treatment for over four months for a leg infection. The actor had one of his legs amputated on the 24th of October at the hospital due to serious infection he got after sustaining an injury that refused to heal because of his diabetic condition.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012

Picture Of Late Sraki's Wife, Bukola And Gbemi Saraki During His Burial In Ilorin Yesterday

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Picture Showing The Arrival Of Late Dr. Olusola Saraki's Body At Ilorin Airport For Burial Some Minutes Ago

                         
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How Nigerian Gospel Musician Duped Women On The Internet In US and Canada

                                      

The sad part of this story is that this dude, Oluwamayola Ajayi was nominated best international act at the 2011 Gospel Music Awards. Na him be say yahoo boys sef dey sing gospel music? All na format, he has been sentenced by a a court for defrauding some women through a dating website to the tune of over $150,000. Now, the crime was committed between  between November 2009 and August 2010, but jsutice caught up with him this year.  One victim handed over more than $125,000 (£78,662) from her late husband’s life savings and dead mother’s estate, which she had earmarked for retirement. Another disabled woman from Nova Scotia was duped into giving Ajayi almost $38,000 (£23,913) after he pretended to be Travis David McFly, a United States Airforce pilot serving in Iraq.

REVEALED: The Cause Of Olushola Saraki's Death And Burial Arrangement

                                     

Following the news about the death of a major political figure in Nigeria, Dr. Olushola Saraki, his last son Olaolu has reportedly revealed to Journalists that his father has been battling cancer for a while and that he died as a result of the desease. I do not however know the particular kind of cancer that killed the old political figure. Meanwhile, he will be buried today in Ilorin by 4pm,his body has reportedly been moved to Kwara state. The state has declared a 3-day-mourning for the late PDP chieftain, may his soul rest in peace....Amin

Video Of The Day: Brand New Music Video By Olamide - First Of All

           

Picture Of A Big-Time Gun Runner Who Was Arrested By Policemen In Lagos

Big-time gunrunner nabbed with cache of arms, ammunitionn

His name is Nweke, he is 31 years old, he was yesterday by Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Umar Manko. Nweke was alleged to have also supplied dangerous weapons such as hand grenades, rocket launchers, dynamite, AK 47 rifles, General Purpose Machine Gun (GPMG), among others to bandits who attacked some banks in Ekiti, Kwara and Lagos states. Nweke confessed to the police that one Alhaji Zulo who was on the run imported the arms and supplied them to him in Republic of Benin. Nweke said he usually concealed the arms and ammunition inside bags of onions to beat security agents.

Words Of Former President Olusegun Obasanjo On How President Jonathan Is Handling Corruption And Security Issues In The Country

                                    

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo came down hard on President Jonathan's administration on how ihe is handling the issue of Boko Haram and corruption in the country. He said this in Warri as the moderator of a public lecture by former External Affairs Minister Prof Bolaji Akinyemi in honour of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) President Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, who is marking his 40th anniversary as a pastor. According to his words “My fear is that when you have a sore and you don’t attend to it early enough, it festers and becomes very bad. Don’t leave a problem that can be bad unattended.”

REVEALED: Fuel Scarcity Is NNPC's Fault - Petroleum Tank Farm Owners

                                         

Nigerians have been badly hit by shortage of fuel, nobody seems to know what the government is doing to ensure that every fuel station in the country has fuel to sell to Nigerians. Since this scarcity has been going on, nobody has come out to tell Nigerians why we still do not get to buy fuel whenever we need to, why are there still long queues for fuel at petrol stations across the country. Meanwhile Jetties and Petroleum Tank Farmers of Nigeria on Monday, said the Federal Government should own up that there was a supply gap in

Lagos State Police Commissioner Reportedly Chase Newspaper Reporter From Police Headqauters For Reporting A News About Police Brutality

                                        

Punch newspaper reported that the, Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Umar Manko, on Tuesday ordered a correspondent of The PUNCH, Kunle Falayi, out of the premises of the police command headquarters, Ikeja. Manko said a story published on Tuesday titled, ‘Guard shot by policemen in critical condition’ was an attack on the integrity of the police. The newspaper also report further stated that the commissioner said to the reporter that “So, you are the one who wrote this rubbish? Were you there when

Tuesday, 13 November 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Kwara State Political God Father, Olushola Saraki Is Dead

                                      

There are confirmed reports that PDP back bone and Kwara state political god father Olushola Saraki  is dead. He reportedly died this morning, details of his death and funeral arrangements will be shared on this blog as soon as they are released by the family.

Wednesday, 7 November 2012

Clash Between Okada Riders And Policemen Leave 9 People Injured And A Police Station Burnt In Ibadan

                                  

The lawlessness associated with some commercial motorcycle operators popularly called okada riders surface in Ibadan Oyo state today, as nine people were injured, a police station at Kuola, Apata was set ablaze and cars and motorcycles in the police station were set on fire by the okada riders. Trouble reportedly started when one okada rider was arrested by policemen for carrying two passengers and was taken to the police station, only for his co riders to storm the station, hurl stones at the station and eventually burn down the whole police station. seven policemen were and two okada riders were reportedly injured in the incident which lasted for three hours.

Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Picture Of Okada Rider Who Was Shot In The Chest By Policemen In Ilupeju, Lagos This Morning

Photos: Okada rider allegedly shot by policemen in Lagos this morning
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He was reportedly shot in chest by Nigerian policemen somewhere along Ilupeju Byepass part of Lagos around 10:30 am this morning. The policemen were reportedly chasing him when one of them shot in the chest and fled the scene with his colleagues, leaving him in a pool of his blood.

Man Confesses To Cold Case Murder In The Middle Of A Heart Attack but He Survives And Now Faces Life In Prison For The Crime

                         Grim prospects: James Washington was having a heart attack in 2009 when he confessed to a murder dating back to 1995

Daily Mail UK has reported that a man who made a deathbed confession that linked him to a cold case murder from 1995 now faces jail because of what he thought was a last-ditch effort for a clean conscience.  James Washington was having a heart attack when he called a police officer over to his hospital bed in 2009.  Washington had long been linked to the murder of Joyce Goodener, who was found stabbed in the neck, beaten to death with a cinderblock and set on fire in an abandoned Nashville, Tennessee house.

Pictures Of A 91-Year-Old Grand Mother Who Won Lottery Twice In Three Months

                                  Lena Eaton

Her name is Lena Eaton she is a 91-year-old great grandmother from Indianapolis, who is riding a lucky streak that nearly defies statistical probability. In August she won $300,000 on a Hoosier Lottery Quick Draw ticket, matching 10 of 20 numbers. On Thursday, she claimed a winning $5 scratch-off for a game called Scorchin’ Hot 9s to rake in another $99,999.

Okada Rider Strips Self Naked To Avoid Being Arrested In Lagos

                                

A 42-year old commercial motorcycle operator popularly called Okada rider, Mr. Sunday Udoh, yesterday, stripped himself when a team of the Lagos State Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences Agency  Taskforce attempted to arrest him for violating the road traffic law. The incident which Vanguard newspaper reported that it happened at about 10:30 a.m. on Acme Road, Ikeja, immediately stripped to evade impounding of his motorcycle by the task-force. The man who reportedly came back to his senses shortly afterwards, denied knowing what happened to him, but claimed that  “I collected the Okada from a friend on hire  purchase at N45, 000. Also, I have a wife and two children to feed; all these resulted to my temporary madness.”

Youths Chase Away Monarch From Palace For Shunning Traditional Rites

                                         Owa of Ogbagi, Oba Victor Adetona
                                         The monarch

According to Punch newspaper reports, there was pandemonium at Ogbagi-Akoko, in the Akoko South-West Local Government Area of Ondo State last Friday when youths of the town chased away their monarch, the Owa of Ogbagi, Oba Victor Adetona, from the palace for his refusal to approve the yearly celebration of the Ogun festival. The King also reportedly refused to join the 'Awo Cult', monarch, narrowly escaped being lynched when the youth, armed with dangerous items, besieged the palace. One of the youths

Okada Riders Beat LASTMA Oifficials In Lagos

                                          

There are confirmed reports that commercial motorcyclists popularly called okada riders yesterday pounced on men of Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA). This happened at Ojodu Berger area of the state after  a combined team of policemen and men of LASTMA raided okada riders, two LASTMA officials were beaten yesterday and were rescued by passers by and men of NURTW of the area who quickly intervened and chased away the okada riders.

Monday, 5 November 2012

Asukwo's Perception: Another Way To Say....To Hell With Your Report

2-Year-Old Boy Mauled To Death By Dogs In A Zoo After His Mum Dangled Him Over The Railings

                                 Deadly hunters: The Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium has housed a pack of 11 African Painted dogs, one of which is seen here in 2009, for several years

A 2-year-old boy has been mauled to death by wild dogs at Pittsburgh zoo after his mother dangled him over the railings. The dogs reportedly developed park mentality, as they could not be stopped by zookeepers who fired darts at them. Daily mail UK reported that desperate rescue attempts by zookeepers and armed police officers could not deter the 11 aggressive beasts as they savagely attacked the child, from Pleasant Hills, Pittsburgh, on Sunday morning. The poor woman also reportedly watched as the animals mauled her 2-year-old baby.

Nigerians May Soon Start Paying More For GSM Calls

                                    

This is coming as the Association of licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria (ALTON) has threatened to introduce discriminatory tariffs based on tax regimes and operating environments in different states. According to the Chaiman of the association, Gbenga Adebayo who said that subscribers in states that were hostile to service providers through tax administration would pay more for telecoms services.
“What we are going to do is to adjust the meter so that people making calls from such states pay more than

Boko Haram Denies Killing General Mamman Shuwa (Retired)

                                   

The dreaded Nigerian Islamic sect, Boko Haram has denied being involved in the killing of Maj-Gen. Mamman Shuwa in Maiduguri last week in his home. Now that the sect has denied their involvemen, who is now responsible for the death of General Buhari's close friend and former commander during the civil war?