Monday, 29 April 2013

Five foreign workers kidnapped in Bayelsa state

Five expatriates, three Sri Lankans, a Russian and a Myanmarian were kidnapped yesterday in Bayelsa state. The foreign workers were aboard an oil services support vessel when they were kidnapped by unknown gunmen. The Joint Task Force in the state said they have deployed gunboats to find the kidnapped workers and rescue them.

Drivers, Police Clash In Ekiti Over Refusal Of Policeman To Pay Transport Fare


The refusal of a police officer to pay N300 transport fare from Ado Ekiti to Akure at the weekend led to a violent clash between commercial drivers operating under the umbrella of the National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, and men of Ekiti State Police Command.

Boko Haram collected N500 to free French hostages

Culled from Premium Times

 Shekau, the Boko Haram leader, initially demanded N1 billion.Boko Haram were paid N500 million ($3.15 million) to free seven French hostages kidnapped in February, a confidential document from the Nigerian government available to Reuters states.The insurgent group kidnapped the French hostages in Cameroon on February 19 near Wasa National Park in Northern Cameroon, which borders North-Eastern Nigeria.The hostages, a family of seven including four children, are believed to have been brought into Borno State after the kidnap.
 They were released two months after the kidnap on April 19.The document, according to Reuters, did not state who paid the ransom although French and Cameroonian authorities denied that any ransom was paid.

Sunday, 28 April 2013


The body of Late Mrs Philomina Mmanuenyenwa Ikowu Onyiriuka was commuted  to mother earth on Friday, the 12th of April 2013. Mrs Philomena Onyiriuka died after a brief illness on the 12th of  March 2013.

Sadness,sorrow,anguish,bitterness and melancholy pervaded the air around Naze and its environs as the families of Onyiriuka,friends and well wishers  converged to pay their last  respect to this beautiful,lovely,amiable,highly respected,  great and noble woman.

Pres. Jonathan awards $40m contract to Israeli company to monitor internet communication by Nigerians?

I put the question mark there because this is so hard to believe. President Jonathan wouldn't dare do this, would he? Below is the report from Premium Times

Here is a very important information for the 47 million Nigerian Internet users. Big Brother, in the form of the Jonathan administration, is watching you, and your communication is no longer safe.
It is one of the most far-reaching policies ever designed in Nigeria’s history to invade the privacy of citizens.

Nine JAMB candidates die in horrific car accident in Aba

Nine JAMB candidates died on Friday April 27th in a fatal accident along the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway when the bus they were traveling in rammed into a stationery truck after the driver of the bus lost control of his vehicle while speeding.

There were 15 passengers in the vehicle at the time of the accident, nine of them died instantly. The bus driver and conductor also lost their lives. The six remaining seriously injured passengers who survived the accident were immediately taken to the hospital. The 15 JAMB candidates had been traveling from Port Harcourt to Aba to sit for the exam which took place yesterday. May they RIP!

Lebanese man found dead at his home in Nigeria after robbery

A Lebanese man, Adel Jamil Bejjani (pictured above) was beaten to death yesterday Saturday April 27th at his home in Nigeria by unidentified men during a robbery operation.

The 29 year old man worked as a manager of a hotel and was planning on leaving Nigeria to reside permanently in Lebanon on May 5 before his untimely death.

Lebanon Foreign Minister Adnan Mansour confirmed Adel's death, saying they believe he was beaten to death during a robbery operation. He also said they have contacted the Lebanese embassy in Abuja and have been informed that Bejjani's body will be transferred to Lebanon on Monday April 29th. The embassy will work with the Nigerian police to find the men who killed Adel.

Pension fraud trial Judge suspended for one year by NJC

The judge who presided over the pension scam trial and gave light sentence to one of the accused persons, has been suspended for one year without pay by the National Judicial Council (NJC). Justice Abubakar Talba of the FCT High Court imposed a mere N750,000 to convicted felon, John Yakubu Yusuf, who stole billions of pension fund.

FG grounds Governor Amaechi's private plane over expired permit

The Federal Government yesterday Saturday April 27th grounded a Bombardier BD700, Global Express with tag no N565 RS owned by the Rivers State government.

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, (NCAA) said the plane, which is Governor Rotimi Amaechi's private plane, has been operating illegally as it's clearance to operate expired since April 2, 2013.

Governor Okorocha leaves UK hospital for Israel

 Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has left London where he was receiving medical treatment for Israel, according to Sunday Punch. Okorocha’s Senior Special Assistant on Media, Mr. Ebere Uzoukwa, confirmed that the governor has left London, where he went for treatment following the April 19th car accident on Orlu-Owerri Road, in Imo State. A Mercedes Benz 200 ran into the governor’s convoy and had a collision with his own car. The governor sustained a minor cut on his scalp. He is believed to be in Israel for a second round of examination.

Cristiano Ronaldo cheats on his girlfriend with Miss Bum Bum Brazil


Andressa Urach (pictured above right) is claiming the star footballer, who is in a serious relationship with Russian super model, Irina Shayk, slept with her in a £12,500-a-night Villa Magna hotel on Monday April 22nd. Andressa is 2013 Miss Bum Bum Brazil queen. She told The Sun UK that Cristiano got in touch with her after seeing her photos online, and had sex with her just a day after Ronaldo was pictured leaving a restaurant with Irina (pictured left).

Andressa said she took a taxi to the hotel that Monday and waited for Ronaldo at the Lobby. Ronaldo eventually arrived in a grey Audi R3 and parked in an underground car park before taking a private lift to his room, from where he texted her his room number. The beauty queen said the sex was great.
"It was incredible, his body's perfect, like a Greek god. He went on for hours and would not stop talking about my butt.'
Cristiano's girlfriend, Irina, is known as one of the world's top swimwear and lingerie models. Meaning her body is bad! Still he cheated on her. 

So can this be the reason for Ronaldo's under performance in last wednesdays champions league match where his team Real Madrid lost 4-1 to Brussia Dortmund of Germany. lol. C boy carry dey go jo!

Funny video: Lady asks for money after spending night with a guy


Friday, 19 April 2013

Photo: Woman kills husband, sets his body ablaze

A woman named Esther Peter (pictured above) on Tuesday April 16th allegedly killed her husband, Kenneth Peter Anayo, then set his body on fire at their home at NEPA Phase I Road, Ijagemo, around the Ikotun area of Lagos. Neighbours said the couple was always fighting in public and in fact there was a serious fight between them a few days before the Tuesday incident, where Esther stabbed her husband with a broken bottle and he had to be treated at the hospital. Neighbours said they noticed that Esther and Peter's room was on fire around 2am that Tuesday morning and when they went there to help, they noticed that the room was locked from the outside. They managed to break down the door, and that was when they saw the burnt remains of Kenneth. Esther and her son were nowhere to be found.

Nigerian teenager, Opemipo Jaji found guilty of rape, facing life imprisonment

A Nigerian teenager who attacked and raped an 11 year old schoolgirl in November 2012 has been found guilty of rape and facing life imprisonment in the UK. 18 year old Opemipo Jaji was under a supervision order for having child porn and had just left an appointment with the Probation Service when he followed the victim as she took a bus home from school, according to the UK Daily Mail.

UNILAG Medical Student Drowns at Elegushi Beach

From PM News
A 200-level student of the Department of Dentistry, School of Medicine, University of Lagos, Unilag, Idi-Araba, Eniola Abiola has drowned.
The incident occurred at the Elegushi Beach, Ikate, in Eti-Osa Local Government Area, of Lagos, where the deceased was attending a friend’s birthday party.

Video: Two women arrested in Imo state for stealing 3-day old babies

Two women and a man have been arrested by the Imo State police command for allegedly stealing two babies just three days after they were born. Watch the Channels TV report above for details...

F.B.I. Releases Images of Two Suspects in Boston Attack

The F.B.I. today released still and video images of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings - including a man who was seen setting down a backpack at the site of the second blast - and appealed for the public’s help identifying the men.

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Video: Lady harassed and molested for wearing short dress

I do not really know where this happened,am against the way the lady was treated and at the same time against the way the lady dressed. Its a clear act of indescent dressing. Ladies should learn how to cover their 'bodies' in public.

Man Loses Two Kids In Six Months Due To ‘Doctors Negligence’


Mr Frank Ogundana has lost two kids in just six months due to what he described as ‘doctors’ negligence’. His eight-year-old daughter, Donna, who was admitted at the General Hospital Ikorodu on Monday April 8, died last Thursday under questionable circumstances morbidly reminiscent of the death of his only son at the same hospital about six months ago.
The grieving man has therefore called on the Lagos State Government to check “the excesses of doctors at the Ikorodu General Hospital” as he alleged that no fewer than 20 couples in his community may have lost their children in similar questionable circumstances at this tertiary health institution.

Dangote To Build $8bn Oil Refinery In Nigeria


Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, plans to invest up to $8bn to build a Nigerian oil refinery with a capacity of around 400,000 barrels a day by late 2016, the tycoon told Reuters on Tuesday.
“This will really help not only Nigeria but sub-Saharan Africa. There has not been a new refinery for a long time in sub-Saharan Africa,” Dangote said in a telephone interview.This will almost double Nigeria’s current refining capacity.

Three Feared Dead As Container Falls Off Truck


No fewer than three persons were feared dead, Tuesday, when a container fell off an articulated truck along Apapa/Oshodi expressway and landed on commuters waiting for buses at Otto-Wharf bus-stop, killing three of them. Others reportedly sustained injuries.

Monday, 15 April 2013

Boko Haram Ambushes Returning WAEC Students And Principal And Slits Their Throats In Broad Daylight


Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State is about putting behind it the recent killing of six secondary school teachers, including a principal, the local government was again plunged into mourning as many students were, on Saturday, murdered in cold blood by some gunmen suspected to be members of the Jama’atul Ahlis Sunnah Lid’ Awati, also known as Boko Haram.

Monday, 8 April 2013

Graphic photos: Generator fume kills 3 friends while asleep in Ogun

Culled from PM News
Three friends identified as Saka Adeosun, 15, Kadri Akanbi, 20 and Wale Kola Ola, 18, have died in their sleep after inhaling generator fume.
The incident took place at 109/111, Alakuko Road, Akera area of Agbado, a suburb of Ogun State.The three friends were apprentices in a welder and vulcaniser’s shop partitioned with plywood.
They were sleeping in one of the shops and left the generator working on the other side when they died in their sleep after inhaling the fume. The incident, was reported at Ayila Police Station.
Graphic photos after the cut...*viewers discretion advised*

Shocking: Inside Abia Baby Factory


At a baby factory in Abia State, the owner buys a baby boy for N100, 000 and a baby girl for N80, 000, which she sells to interested buyers at N450, 000 and N400, 000 respectively
Ihugwe is an isolated community in Umuozuo, Osisioma Local Government Area of Abia State, but it is well known to clients interesting in buying new born babies for various reasons. And when the men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NCSDC) in Abia busted the facility last week, 32 pregnant teenagers were rescued, while the proprietor and two others were arrested.

‘Over 4,000 Employees Set To Lose Jobs In NECO’

Over 4,000 people will be rendered jobless if the National Examination Council (NECO) is scrapped as recommended by the Oronsaye panel, the Non Academic Staff Union (NASU) has warned.

The Chairman of NASU, NECO chapter, Comrade Abdulrasheed Rabana, gave the warning yesterday while reacting to media report that government was contemplating scrapping the only indigenous examination body, saying most of these staff are skilled and technical senior officers.

Saturday, 6 April 2013

Pastor accused of raping minors at orphanage

Culled from Punch
A pastor and director of Light of Hope Orphanage at Akute, Ogun State, identified simply as Mr. Atunde, was on Wednesday arrested by policemen from Zone 2 Command, Onikan, Lagos State for allegedly raping two minors at his orphanage.
Punch  Metro learnt that Zone 2 began investigating Atunde after receiving a petition from Project Alert against him.

Gambian president warns homosexuals to stay away from the country or regret being born

Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh, has warned that any gay or lesbians found in the country will "regret" being born. During a speech on March 28th at the opening of the country’s parliament, President Jammeh said:
Homosexuality is anti-humanity. I have never seen homosexual chicken, or turkey. If you are convicted of homosexuality in this country, there will be no mercy for offenders.
Homosexuality is anti-god, anti-human, and anti-civilization. Homosexuals are not welcome in the Gambia. If we catch you, you will regret why you are born. I have buffalos from South Africa and Brazil and they never date each other. We are ready to eat grass but we will not compromise on this. Allowing homosexuality means allowing satanic rights. We will not allow gays here.

32 people, including 22 Nigerians arrested for multi-million credit card fraud in the US

Nigerians o, choi! 32 people, including 22 Nigerians have been arrested in a multimillion, multi-state identity theft and credit card fraud ring. See the report from below...
The Hudson County Prosecutor's Office first got involved in the investigation in the early fall of 2012, when they received numerous complaints from victims as far away as California claiming that credit cards in their name made fraudulent retail purchases in Hudson County, officials said yesterday.
Using store video and physical surveillance, the detectives were able to identify several suspects, authorities state. Detectives then linked those suspects to hundreds of other accounts and millions of dollars in phony transactions.
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At last! Wesley Snipes released from prison

After spending more than two years in Federal prison for tax evasion (he reported to prison on December 9, 2010), actor Wesley Snipes has been released. According to TMZ, Wesley was released from prison on April 2 and will remain on house arrest until July 19.

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Buhari Replies FG: Boko Haram Palaver Different From N’Delta Militancy


National leader of the Congress for Progressive Change, Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has faulted the Presidency’s call that he should be in the fore-front of those speaking to Boko Haram to lay down their arms saying there was no way he could be involved in the discussion since he was not part of the problem.
On Tuesday, the Presidency, through the Senior Special Assistant to President Goodluck Jonathan on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe, had called on Buhari to use his clout to canvass for an end to violence in the northern part of the country saying, “Have you see him as a leader, a man who traversed the entire length and breadth of the North especially to canvass for votes seeking an end to the violence; why is it that  he cannot use that same clout that he has to get leaders together and say we must put an end to this carnage?”

My Share Was Only N45.5m – Airport Robbery Suspect


Lagos State Police Command has arrested members of a gang that allegedly robbed Murtala Muhammed International Airport on March 13, 2013.
The police on Tuesday said the gang was also behind another operation at the same airport in 2012.
One of the suspects, Atoba Adeniyi, who confessed to being part of the two operations, however, said his share was only N45.5m –N45m in the first and N500,000 in the second.
Adeniyi spoke while being paraded alongside six others involved in the robberies at the headquarters of the state command in Ikeja.

Ekiti: Deputy Governor Sick With Cancer


Several government sources in Ekiti State have confirmed that Deputy Governor Funmilayo Olayinka is seriously sick.

Two of the sources revealed that Mrs. Olayinka has been diagnosed with chest cancer.
The deputy governor’s prolonged absence from public events had fueled rumors that she had passed away. However, when a correspondent of SaharaReporters sent a text to Governor Fayemi of Ekiti four days ago inquiring about speculations of his deputy’s death, the governor wrote back denying the rumors. In his text, Mr. Fayemi stated that Mrs. Olayinka was alive.

Boko Haram Begin Mass Recruitment


The Jihadist violence which is ravaging the Northern region of the federal republic of Nigeria appears to show no indications of letting up.

As gathered, the Jihadist group who had recently ramped up their violent attacks in selected States of Northern Nigeria – particularly Kano, Bauchi and Borno State.  Our source pointed to the continued talk of amnesty by stakeholders within the federal government of Nigeria – as the principal cause for the increased level of attacks.

Federal Government set to scrap NECO, cancels UTME

Federal Government has concluded arrangements to scrap the National Examination Council. Plans have also been concluded to cancel the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination being conducted by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board for applicants into the nation’s tertiary institutions.
JAMB will however not be scrapped.

Tuesday, 2 April 2013

Insecurity: Buhari Should Be Held Responsible – Presidency


The Presidency on Tuesday fell short of attributing the current insurgency in some parts of Northern Nigeria to Maj.-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) who it described as a leading protagonist of violence.
Buhari, a former Head of State, while speaking on the Hausa service of the British Broadcasting Corporation in London on Monday, said the Federal Government should be blamed for the lingering security challenges in the country.

Monday, 1 April 2013

Mentally Deranged Daughter Beats Parents To Death In Delta State.

It was a case of domestic disagreement gone sour, Thursday, in Oleh, headquarters of Isoko South Local Government Area of Delta State.
A 32 -year-old mentally deranged woman,simply identified as Elo Elili,  sent her father, Warrant Officer Jonah Elili (rtd) and his wife, aged 75 and  65 respectively, to their early grave by hitting them severally with a pestle thus causing grief and sorrow in the family of two boys and five girls .
The remains of the couple were said to have been discovered  early Thursday by a neighbour who came knocking on their door to buy from their petty shop.

Man Pours Hot Water On 13-Year-Old Housemaid


A 13-year-old girl, Precious Edu, has accused the brother-in law of her employer of pouring hot water on her. Edu, who said she was denied the opportunity of attending school after she was brought to work with Esther Amunde and her brother-in-law, Papa, in Calabar, Cross River State, said Papa poured the water on her after accusing her of splashing water on him. She said after the hot water left some burns on her neck, shoulder and chest, she was left to wallow in pains for two days until neighbours took her to the hospital for medical attention. Narrating her ordeal to PUNCH Metro on Saturday on her sick bed, Edu, who is currently being treated at the Calabar General Hospital, said she was brought to Ekorinim area of the state from Obudu in the northern part of the state to work as housemaid on the agreement that she would continue her secondary education. 

"I will never be faithful to a woman. Never ever!' - Femi Kuti

"Femi Kuti tells Yes! International magazine:
"I will never get married again. I don't think I will ever be able to trust anybody. I will never be able to give any woman that chance. First, I will never be faithful. Never ever! I will not even try to be faithful. I won't! Because first of all, I don't even believe a woman would be faithful to me. And why does she want to be faithful to me? First, I think it's very unnatural and I can not even imagine standing somewhere and one man will say 'I pronounce you man and wife. Who are you to pronounce me man and wife? Okay, I pronounce myself man and wife. There's a girl who lives with me now. She's not as jealous as most of my other girlfriends.. She knows I like women, so we understand each other. She doesn't question me, I don't question her. She takes cares of our child, no wahala. But the minute she starts being over-jealous, we are going to start to fight. She's the kind of person that I will say, that girl is fine o, and she will say, should I chase her for you? And I will say don't worry, I can do it myself.