Friday, 14 June 2013

protest & killings in university of uyo [photos]

A peaceful protest by the Engineering students of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Wednesday afternoon to the office of the Vice Chancellor, Prof Comfort Ekpo, after the VC mandated students to pay N100 for the school bus which used to be free, later turned bloody.

world’s oldest man, jiroemon kimura, dies at 116

TOKYO (AFP) – The world’s oldest person and the oldest man ever to have lived has died of natural causes aged 116, officials in Japan said Wednesday.

Jiroemon Kimura, who was born in 1897, died in hospital early Wednesday morning “from old age”, an official in Kyoto’s Kyotango city said in a statement.

Kimura, who was from Kyotango, was hospitalised in early May suffering from pneumonia. A few days ago doctors noted that his condition was worsening

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Governor Fashola signs cremation bill into law

Governor Babatunde Fashola today Monday June 10th signed the cremation bill into law. The bill gives power to state authority to burn unclaimed corpses in its mortuaries after a period of time.

The cremation bill also states that if the owners of the corpse fail to show up to collect the ashes after a 14-day notice, it will be disposed by the state government subject to the consent and approval of the Commissioner for Health.

Doctor mutilates baby’s corpse, removes eyes, tongue,private part

Culled from Vanguard
The Ogun State Police Command, Sunday, said it has arrested one Dr. Babawale Joshua who owned Ajike Medical Centre at 11, Adeyemi Street, Saka, Sango Ota, for suspected ritual activities and disrespect to the corpse of a 13-month-old baby who died in his hospital, Saturday.
According the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, for the state, Mr Muyiwa Ogunjobi, the police discovered that the boy’s corpse was mutilated. He told Vanguard that  the eyes, tongue, two lips, two ears, private part, nails and the left hand and veins were cut off at the hospital.