Friday, July 29, 2016

Ijaws Not Behind Attacks On Lagos, Ogun – IYC

The Ijaw Youth Council Worldwide has denied reports that the Ijaws were behind the violent attacks on communities in Lagos and Ogun States by militants.

The group said those ascribing such criminalities to Ijaws were doing so to cause ethnic war between Ijaw and their Yoruba neighbours.

The President, IYC, Mr Udengs Eradiri, at a press conference in Yeagoa on Thursday asked the security agencies to flush out the perpetrators of Lagos violence and stop making public statements that could create ethnic tension.

Ayodele Blasts Adeboye, Oyedepo, Kumuyi Over Silence On Killings Of Christians

The Spiritual Leader of INRI Spiritual and Evangelical Church, Oke-Afa, Isolo, Lagos, Primate Elijah Ayodele, has condemned the killing of Christians cross the country.

Ayodele, in an interview with newsmen on Friday, also took a swipe at those he called “Big Pastors” for keeping quiet in the face of unabated attacks against the Church.

Ayodele, while lamenting the recent attack on Christians, said “They slit the throat of a woman preaching in Abuja; they beheaded a 74-year-old woman in Kano; they nearly killed another poor carpenter for not observing fast; they attacked a Church in the Niger for holding a service on Friday, and so on.

NNPC Increases Kerosene Price To N135 From N73 Per Litre

Product racketeering worsens, sells at N180 per litre
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The official price of kerosene will move up to N135 from N73 per litre on Monday, THISDAY investigation revealed wednesday.

According to reliable sources, the Pipelines and Product Marketing Company (PPMC), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has decided to increase the ex-depot price to N135 per litre with effect from Monday, after the next consignment of about 17,000MT capacity imported vessel arrives Lagos this week.

"My wealthy father abandoned I and my sisters because we are female"-Eucharia Anunobi

Nollywood actress cum evangelist Eucharia Anunobi in a recent interview with Vanguard, opened up on her new found faith in, and life with Christ

The veteran actress, who made her Nollywood debut in the classic 1996 mega hit "Glamour Girls",  also narrates how her wealthy father turned his back on her and her sisters because they were girls.

She told Vanguard,

Bill Cosby Ends Lawsuit Against Rape Accuser Who Breached Their Agreement

Bill Cosby has given up on his legal battle with Andrea Constand, the woman who accused the comedian of rape in 2004, in which he claimed breached their confidentiality agreement.

The entertainer headed to court on Thursday and filed a voluntary dismissal of his lawsuit against Constand, her lawyer and American Media Inc. It remains unclear what caused Cosby to cease his litigation with Constand after months of back-and-forth dueling lawsuits. But he dismissed the case without prejudice which means he can refile the lawsuit in the future if he wishes.

Earlier this month, Cosby was granted the right to continue his lawsuit against Constant, claiming she breached the terms of a confidentiality agreement she signed with him years before.

Photos: Teen Arrested On His Way Out Of UK To Join ISIS

A radicalised teenager, caught trying to go to Syria with a step-by-step guide on how to be a terrorist, has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.

Cubeyda Jama, 19, was arrested at Stanstead airport as he tried to make his journey to join the Islamic State terror group. The Middlesex University student’s baggage was packed with terrorist materials and survival gear.

It included a phone with videos of ISIS beheadings, a laptop, a map of Turkey and a USB stick which contained a declaration of loyalty to the Islamic State. Jama was trying to board a flight en-route to Bucharest, Romania, on February 5 when he was caught.

WikiLeaks releases hacked vociemail recordings of the DNC days after they released nearly 20,000 DNC emails

Days after WikiLeaks hacked into the US Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails and released their private email communication, they released voicemails of the DNC. The voicemails are related to the batch of about 20,000 leaked emails WikiLeaks published earlier this week, which revealed that people within the supposedly neutral DNC were in fact working to help Hillary Clinton secure the Democratic nomination against Bernie Sanders. According to CNN:

Turkish Govt ask FG to close down all Turkish schools in Nigeria

The Turkish government has appealed to the Federal government to close down the 17 Nigerian-Turkish International Colleges (NTIC) in Nigeria, saying they all belong to Fetullah Gulen accused of sponsoring the July 15th failed military coup in Turkey.

The Turkish High Commissioner to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil, disclosed this while hosting the vice chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Senator Shehu Sani yesterday July 28th.

Father Checks The Virginity Of Her Daughters By Raping Them

Two teenage sisters have revealed in chilling details, how their biological father, repeatedly raped them without using condoms.

According to the girls, Enobong, 16 and Imaobong, 13, not real names , their father, a mechanic and driver, from Mkpat Enin Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, turned them into sex objects and always raped them without using condoms.

The accused man , Mr . Okon Jimmy Amah 40, father of four, allegedly had sexual intercourse with both girls at different times , especially at midnight in their home. Amah confessed to have had sex with both of his daughters. He however added that he was only attempting to check if the girls were still virgins. According to him, he continued to have sex with them, because his second wife, who lives with him, used to deny him sex.

SS2 Student Leader Of Calabar Robbery Gang Arrested

The Cross River State Police Command has arrested a Senior Secondary School, SS 2 student, Christian Donatus, aka Inyang, believed to be the leader of a robbery gang.
Donatus, a student of Eastern Secondary School, Ediba, Calabar, the state capital, had allegedly led his syndicate to raid a shop, Value Mart, owned by the former First Lady of the state, Obioma Imoke, two weeks ago.

GPRTU Petitions Mahama Over Dangote

The Ghana Private Road Transport Union (GPRTU) has petitioned the Mahama government to intervene and stop Nigerian business magnet, Aliko Dangote, from taking over the transport business, which is employing thousands of Ghanaian drivers and other ancillary staff.

The petition came in the wake of Dangote importing into the country, one thousand trucks to facilitate the distribution of its cement across the country, instead of relying on local transporters, as other cement manufacturing companies are doing.

Photos Of Mayowa Ahmed At Lagos Hospital (LUTH) Amid Scam Controversy

Following the controversy which is trailing the #SaveMayowa campaign, the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, has been flooded with Nigerians who stormed the venue to confirm the incident. Citizens are divided as to whether Mayowa Ahmed's family really used her predicament to scam Nigerians to the tune of over $100,000 meant for her treatment.

Nigeria’s 4x400m Women’s Relay Team Banned From Rio 2016

The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) has banned Nigeria’s 4x400m women’s relay team from attending the 2016 Olympic Games holding in Rio, Brazil, next month.
According to IAAF, the Nigerian team was banned because one of them, Tosin Adeloye, tested positive to drugs during the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA) Super Grand Prix/Warri Relays in Warri, Delta State on July 24th last year.
Adeloye’s positive drug test and subsequent ban for eight years means all the results she achieved from the period she tested positive, individually and jointly will be disregarded. The Nigerian team can no longer forward a new replacement.


RCCG 64th Annual Convention With The Theme Amen Begins On Monday August 1st

The Redeemed Christian Church of God Annual convention starts on Monday August 1-7 at Redemption camp. It will be full of Salvation; Blessings, miracles and Unsual testmonies and the theme is AMEN. Ministering is Pastor E.A.Adeboye and other anointed men of God.

Obiano Lied About $5Million Vegetable Exports - Sahara Reporters

An investigation by SaharaReporters suggests that Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State orchestrated a false and misleading campaign when he recently asserted that his state had earned $5 million by exporting vegetables.

Speaking recently in Abuja, Mr. Obiano said his government had boosted agricultural exports and was selling millions worth of vegetables, mostly to Europe.

Reports also said that these exports
earnings are from pumpkin leaves and bitter

SaharaReporters has found that, as part of Mr. Obiano’s campaign, he used images allegedly from Anambra farms depicting luscious produce, including red tomatoes.

Operation Awatse: Military Bombs Militants In Fatola. Scores Feared Dead

There was pandemonium on Thursday in the Arepo area of Ogun State and some part of Lagos State after the military bombarded the base of suspected militants in the states.

The PUNCH learnt that scores of militants were reportedly killed in the joint military operation which lasted for more than one hour.

A source said the military attacked Fatola, the base of the militants, adding that houses around the area were shaken by the impact of bomb explosions on the Ijaw militants.

He said, “There has been a lot of commotion. The Nigerian Air Force bombarded Fatola, in Arepo, which is the base of the militants. They are shelling the place with fighter jets. Some soldiers also surrounded the area to make sure that if any of the militants should run out, they would be gunned down.”

Lagos Police Releases Statement On #SaveMayowa Saga

Read the statement below...

The Lagos State commissioner of police Cp Fatai Owoseni has directed full scale investigation into the report that the *Save Mayowa Campaign* is a fraud.

Founder of Lifestake foundation Ms Aramide Kasumu and two members of the ailing Aramide Shukura Ahmed's family Mr Iwaloye Seun and Mrs Zaneen Ahmed were earlier today invited to the command's headquarter on a fact finding mission, subsequently the command have placed a red alert on the access bank account opened in the name of Mayowa as it has been frozen while effort is ongoing to contact the managers of Gofundme online account so as to ensure funds raised through that platform is not fraudulently diverted. Investigation will be extended to LUTH hospital Idi-Araba where the patient is currently undergoing treatment.

The command wishes to inform all the good spirited people who had donated generously to this course that it will ensure it does not return as a hoax and every outcome of the investigation shall be made open.
Our heart is with Mayowa at this Critical period of her life and pray she finds healing.

Prostitute Who Drugged Her Client & Stole His Goods Caught & Tied With Rope

The 40 days of a thief came to an end for a prostitute in Nairobi after she was nabbed trying to escape with her client’s goods.

The sex worker was nabbed by neighbours while in possession of electronic goods and documents belonging to a Kenyatta University student. The neighbors tied her up with a rope as they waited for police to arrive.

According to reports, the sex worker had spiked her customer’s drink during the romp rendering him unconscious.

She was later arrested by police officers.

See photos below..


Buhari Appoints Health Agencies Director-Generals

President Muhammadu Buhari has on July 29 appointed five new heads of the strategic institutions in Nigeria.

President Muhammadu Buhari This was contained in a statement of presidential personal assistant on new media Bashir Ahmad.

The heads are: the Centre for Disease Control, National Agency for the Control of Aids, the Nigerian Institute for Medical Research.

Others are, the National Primary Health Care Development Agency and National Health Insurance Scheme.

#SaveMayowa Is Not A Scam - Family, Nigerians Slam Linda Ikeji

Early today, Linda Ikeji broke the news that the #SaveMayowa campaign, which had gone viral where kind hearted Nigerians were able to raise over $100k to her do operation for her ovarian cancer was a scam.

She shocked many people in the country when she reported that Mayowa's family scammed Nigerians as they still appealed for funds, when they did not need it for any surgery.

Mayowa's sister, Ahmed Marian has come out to debunk the news stating the Linda Ikeji's publication is false where she wrote on her social media handle stating:

"Please to the public this is so fake, no more GoFunds on behalf of Mayowa and whoever is behind this shame on you. Please disregard any information/s about her pls.
If you need any info please kindly get in touch with me please and will bring more info tonight again, whoever created this acct shame on you again and lastly to all our Pastors, Alfas and traditionalists and everyone please she needs our prayers more now please and I’m sure god wants to use Mayowa case to let us know we Nigerians love ourselves and we are the best country in the world.", she wrote on her page."

She also issued another statement where she mentioned:

Buhari Praises Father Mbaka, Lauds Catholic Priest’s Steadfastness

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday felicitated with Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, Director of Adoration Ministry, on the 21st anniversary of his ordination to priesthood in the Catholic Church which comes up on Friday.
“The President extends his best wishes to Fr. Mbaka’s family, congregation and well-wishers as they celebrate this special occasion with him in his continued devotion to the well being of others as a father, wise counselor, teacher and guardian,” presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, quoted Mr. Buhari as saying.
“The President commends Fr. Mbaka’s steadfast devotion to his vocation and ministry amply demonstrated in his love and service for his people, nation and God.
“President Buhari prays that God Almighty, who has given the cleric the strength to devote his entire life to service in the Vineyard, will continually bless and prosper his ministry.”

Mikel Obi Denies Donating N11m To Dream Team

Captain of Team Nigeria to the Rio Olympics, John Mikel Obi has denied media reports making the rounds in Nigeria that he gave $30,000 dollars to his teammates in the U23 football team.

Speaking from the team’s camp at the Hyatt Place in Atlanta, USA, Mikel said, “I was first told of this unfortunate story by a friend who called me from Nigeria. I thought he was joking until he sent me the link.

“I don’t know the source of this story which to me is all out to divide us as a team. I would have thought that stories that should be coming out in the media are stories that will unite the team instead of dividing us. Our target in Rio is to excel, but if they continue like this, then I wonder how we can be united.”

Michelle Obama Congratulates Ike & Uchechi Ibe On Their Wedding

Former Speaker of the Imo State House of Assembly. Rt.Hon.Ike C. Ibe exchanged marital vows with his bride, Uchechi Anusiem at the Lux Terra Catholic Chaplaincy, Villa Nova Estate, Apo Dutse, Abuja few weeks ago…precisely July 2nd. Hon. Ike lost his first wife Nancy and daughter, Jennifer in the ill-fated Dana air crash 2012 tragedy. The Honourable shared letter of the congratulatory message he received from America’s first lady, Michelle Obama. See letter from the White House below;

ROC Nation Welcomes Tiwa Savage To Record Label

Mavin singer, Tiwa Savage signed a management deal with American music mogul, Jay Z label, ROC Nation weeks ago which Don Jazzy confirmed on his post on social media after the One music fest.

The management of the popular label has now confirmed the deal and officially welcomed the mother of one by sharing a photo of her signing the papers on their official social media page.

Buratai Visits Soldiers & UN Staff & Others Wounded By Boko Haram (Pics)


The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai has this evening visited the wounded soldiers and the 3 staff of the United Nations Agencies and other international humanitarian organizations that were injured during an ambush  at the Accident and Emergency Ward of the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital at about 10.00pm this evening, Thursday 28th July 2016.

The Chief of Army Staff who was accompanied by the Theatre Commander Operation LAFIYA DOLE, some Principal Staff Officers from the Army Headquarters and the Acting General Officer Commanding 7 Division, interacted with the wounded soldiers and civilians, encouraged them and wished them speedy recovery.

He equally  commended the doctors and the hospital staff for their wonderful efforts of giving necessary care and treatment to them.

It is gratifying to report that they are in stable condition and responding to treatment.

Thank you for your usual and kind cooperation.

Colonel Sani Kukasheka Usman
Acting Director Army Public Relations


UN Suspends Operations In Nigeria After Boko Haram Surprise Attack

(Reuters) - The United Nations has temporarily suspended aid deliveries in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, the former stronghold of jihadists Boko Haram, after a humanitarian convoy was attacked, the U.N. children's agency UNICEF said on Thursday.

UNICEF said in a statement that unknown assailants attacked the convoy on Thursday as it returned to Maiduguri from delivering aid in Bama, injuring a UNICEF employee and an International Organisation for Migration contractor.

If I Stop Talking, Nigerians Will Suffer – Fayose Boasts

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has warned electorates in Ondo State not to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming governorship election.

The governor, who said the party was not a good option for people of the state, boasted that if he stopped talking about the current government, Nigerians would suffer.

Fayose gave this advice on a radio programme in Akure, the capital of Ondo State.

He said the APC government had failed the people of Nigeria in the last one year of its rule.

Buhari Sacks Health Agencies Dgs

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday sacked all five heads of agencies under the Federal Ministry of Health.

Daily Sun gathered through a reliable source at the ministry that the Executive Director of the National Primary Healthcare Development Agency (NPHCDA), Dr. Mohammed Ado, the Acting-Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Femi Akingbade and the Director-General of the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Research and Development (NIPRD), Professor Karniyus Gamanie, the Acting Director General of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Yetunde Oni and the Director-General of the National Institute of Medical Research (NIMR), Professor Innocent Ujah were removed yesterday.

Calls and text messages sent to the line of the Director Press at the ministry, Mrs. Boade Akinola to ascertain the official reasons for the sack of the five parastatal heads were unanswered as at the time of filling this report.

But a senior staff of the ministry told Daily Sun the removal of the heads of the health agencies was a “routine system clean up.”

Military Descends On Arepo Vandals Hideout In Operation Awathe

Many people were feared dead, yesterday, as the Military commenced bombardment of Iroko creeks in Arepo area of Ogun State, suspected to be inhabited by militants. This is just as gunmen, suspected to be militants, stormed Isawo area of Ikorodu, Lagos, and abducted a man identified simply as Hyginius.

The bombardment, it was gathered, was carried out by the Military and police but it was not clear, last night, if those killed included civilians living around the creeks. Details of the operation, said to have lasted 20 minutes, was sketchy at press time. But unconfirmed report had it that several lives were lost with about 30 houses destroyed.

I Transported N4.7bn Poll Funds For Obanikoro, Ex-aide Confesses

An officer of the Nigerian Navy, Lt.-Cdr Olumide Adewale, has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission that he helped his former boss, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, to transport money, which was flown to Akure and later handed over to Abiodun Agbele on the instructions of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State.

Eno Mfon, Nigerian Student Who Graduated After White Lecturer Rejected Her

Meet Eno Mfon, a young Nigerian lady who has suddenly become an internet sensation after graduating from Bristol University in England.The 21-year-old graduate hit back at a r*cist lecturer who told her that there was no space for black theatre makers on the curriculum.

Few days ago, Eno posted her graduation photo with a victory message after the said lecturer paid to watch her perform.

See what Eno Mfon wrote above..


If I Stop Talking, Nigerians Will Suffer – Fayose Boasts

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has warned electorates in Ondo State not to vote for the All Progressives Congress in the forthcoming governorship election.

The governor, who said the party was not a good option for people of the state, boasted that if he stopped talking about the current government, Nigerians would suffer.

Fayose gave this advice on a radio programme in Akure, the capital of Ondo State.

He said the APC government had failed the people of Nigeria in the last one year of its rule.

Turkey Wants Nigeria To Close 17 Schools In Coup Clampdown

The Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Hakan Cakil, has called on the
Federal Government to close 17 Turkish schools in Nigeria over
alleged links with a movement his government says was involved in
the July 15 failed coup attempt in Turkey.

The ambassador, who made the call when the vice chairman, Senate
Committee on Foreign Affairs, Shehu Sani, paid him a courtesy visit,
said the Turkish Government had nothing to do with the schools.
According to the ambassador, investigations by the Turkish
government showed that a movement led by US-based Fethullah
Gulen was responsible for the failed coup attempt, which claimed
over 200 lives.

Boko Haram Attacks UN Team And Soldiers In Bama

A team of United Nations, UN, officials were attacked on Thursday by Boko Haram, DAILY POST can exclusively report.

The officials’ convoy, escorted by heavily armed soldiers, came under heavy attack as they made their way to Bama.

An impeccable source told our correspondent Thursday night that the officials, working for the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, were ambushed at an area close to Bama, under Konduga local government area of Borno State.

Konduga is less than 30 kilometres away from Maiduguri, the state capital.

The UN team, it was learnt, and other donor agencies were going to an Internally Displaced Persons camp in Bama on an intervention mission

The delegation was moving food items and drugs to the IDPs.

“Boko Haram fighters numbering over 50, armed with anti aircraft gun (machine gun mounted on open truck), suddenly emerged just after Kawuri village and rained bullets on the UN motorcade,” said the source.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Photo of British Muslim kept in a cage by dad because of her “un-Islamic” lifestyle

This is the first picture of a British schoolgirl who was caged up for four years by her DAD because of her “un-Islamic” behaviour.

SunUK reports Amina Al-Jeffery, who was born in Swansea and is now 21 years old, has been beaten and starved by her father, Mohammed Al-Jeffery, since she was 16.

The Foreign Office is trying to bring Amina back to the UK amid fears for her safety –  but the Saudi government has given Mr Al-Jeffery funding to fight the High Court’s order to return her.

The 21-year-old was moved to Saudi Arabia five years ago and held as prisoner at her dad’s home
because he did not agree with her western lifestyle.

Every woman should have a husband like Bill Clinton - Florence Ozor

                            Husbands, Every woman should have a husband like Bill Clinton.

I do know about the sex scandal....Yes I do. I do not condone nor trivialise It......I do not stand in judgement of anyone, we are all genetically wired with flaws.
It was with his scandal that I got to know how grievous it can be to everything else. In my young mind, it only bothered on trust and betrayal until I saw and read the reaction of Americans to a cheating president. I thought to myself....what a world!
In Nigeria culturally till date it is not  an "issue". What a tragedy.
Confidence and intelligence has its place. Being self aware and ambitious has its place also.

Man Who Attempted To Assassinate US President In 1981 To Be Freed After 35 Years

John Hinckley Jr, who injured former US president Ronald Reagan and three other people in a 1981 assassination attempt, is to be freed after 35 years to live with his mother, a federal judge has ruled.

US District Judge Paul Friedman said Hinckley no longer posed a danger to himself or others and could be released from a government psychiatric hospital in Washington.

Hinckley, 61, "is permitted to reside full-time in Williamsburg, Virginia, on convalescent leave, which shall begin no sooner than August 5, 2016," Judge Friedman said in a 14-page order.

Hinckley's mother lives in Williamsburg, about 210 kilometres south of Washington.

Donald Trump Says He Was Being Sarcastic On Russia Hacking Comments

Donald Trump stated Thursday morning that he was only kidding when he appeared to encourage Russian intelligence agencies to find Hillary Clinton's thousands of deleted emails.

"Of course I'm being sarcastic," Trump said in a Fox News interview that aired the day after his comments sparked a national furor. "You have 33,000 emails deleted, and the real problem is what was said on the emails from the Democratic National Convention."

Trump was speaking after the recent hack of the Democratic National Committee, which led to the publication of thousands of emails on WikiLeaks. The emails showed officials criticizing Bernie Sanders during his primary campaign against Hillary Clinton, a time when the DNC claimed it was neutral in the race.

Photos from the one year memorial service of late Ooni of Ife, Oba Sijuwade

Its exactly a year today that the immediate past Ooni of Ife, Oba Okunade Sijuwade passed on at a UK hospital.

The current Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II and his wife Olori joined other dignitaries including Gen Dipo Diya, wife of former Vice President Titi Abubakar, Senator Babajide Omoworare, Osun state deputy governor Grace Titilayo Laoye-Tomori, former Oyo state governor Adebayo Alao-Akala and others attended his first year memorial service which held at the St Paul's Church Ayegbaju in Ile Ife. More photos after the cut.

: How The 5 Nigerians To Be Executed Tomorrow In Indonesia Were Caught

Here are The 5 Nigerians To Be Executed On Tomorrow 29th july 2016 In Indonesia Full Story , some pictures and How They were Caught , narrated By Vivian Gist INC

1. Nonso Kingsley Okonkwo

Okonkwo arrived at Polonia Airport, Medan, on October 25, 2003. When Okonkwo and her suitcase across the X-ray, no sound of the rings of X-ray. But, narcotics sniffer dogs can not be fooled and sniff Okonkwo relentless stomach so that the officer suspicious. Okonkwo then taken to the hospital and forced 'nesting'. After waiting a few moments that alleged the officer.Okonkwo 'spawn' dozens of capsules containing heroin. Total 'egg' heroin wrapped capsule was Rp 1.1 kg. After some investigation, Okonkwo is a professional courier with proof of passport and visa are printed throughout 2003, namely Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia. For his actions, Okonkwo was sentenced to death by the District Court (PN) field in May 2004, the High Court (PT) on August 16, 2004 and an appeal on February 16, 2006. the extraordinary legal remedies also rejected the Supreme Court on November 24, 2014. Sitting as the presiding justices PK Artidjo Alkostar members Suhadi justices and justices Sri Murwahyuni.

Jibrin: Dogara Diverted FG Project To His Farm In Nasarawa

Abdulmumin Jibrin, a member of the federal house of representatives, has vowed to “exposing” Yakubu Dogara, the speaker, until he is removed.
Jibrin started slamming allegations of corruption against Dogara and other members of the house leadership when he was removed as the chairman of the appropriations committee last week.

Mikel Obi Donates N11m To Rio Olympics Team

Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi has started playing the Big Brother part after he gave $30,000 to the Nigeria Olympic group in Atlanta, An energized player of the Olympic group told

"Mikel has given $30,000 to the team. You know we have not gotten
cash since we left Nigeria."

Mikel has been named the skipper of the 85-man Nigerian
contingent at the Rio Olympics.

Nigerian man who posed as a UN officer arrested in Malaysia for 'black money' scam

A Nigerian man who operates a 'black money" was arrested in a hotel in Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday, July 22 while impersonating as a United Nations officer.
The 46-year-old man was nabbed by the Wangsa Maju Commercial CID. OCPD Supt Mohamad Roy Suhaimi Sarif said a 35-year-old South Korean man arrived in Malaysia on July 16 on a special assignment from his boss.He was instructed by his superior to meet a "United Nations Director of Operations" who was selling a special liquid for "washing" black-coloured notes said to total US$300mil.

Horrific photos of suspected drug dealers killed on the streets by Police men in the Phillipines

After the president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte's declared a bloody war on illegal drugs and gave the directive for the police to kill drug dealers, it has been a free for all for the Filipino police and vigilantes.
In his first state of the nation address to parliament Mr Duterte, said that drugs were 'drowning his country' and had to be stopped at all costs. 'Double your efforts. Triple them if need be,' Mr Duterte told police.

Ejike Eleweke, who is facing imminent execution in Indonesia maintains his innocence, refuses to sign paper

Fourteen death row prisoners from Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Pakistan, India and Indonesia were on Tuesday told they had 72 hours to live, according to the Community Legal Aid Institute.
Many of these are filing eleventh hour clemency pleas with President Joko Widodo, even though some still maintain their innocence. However preparations for the executions are intensifying at Cilacap in Central Java, the gateway to the penal island of Nusakambangan, where the prisoners will be shot dead by special police known as BRIMOB around midnight on Friday.
Community Legal Aid Institute director Ricky Gunawan and lawyer of Nigerian death row inmate, Humphrey Ejike Jefferson Eleweke, who was with the prisoners when they were served with the papers marking the beginning of the 72 hour countdown on Tuesday said the Africans believed they had been unfairly targeted.

35 year old Nigerian Businessman beaten to death in South Africa

 The Nigerian Union in South Africa has confirmed the death of 35 year old Nigerian businessman, Ikejiaku Chinedu, who was beaten to death by guards of a private security firm situated on the outskirts of Polokwane, Limpopo Province of South Africa at about 8p.m on Tuesday July 25th.

Chinedu who is married with three children and hails from Ogwa, Mbaitolu Local Government Area of Imo state, was chased by the guards and seriously beaten until he died. Autopsy carried out showed he had many bruises on him.

The South African police say a thorough investigation will be carried out. The deceased is the 15th Nigerian to be killed in South Africa this year.

Military action won’t stop Niger Delta militancy – Dickson

Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, yesterday said deployment of military to Niger Delta would not quell militancy in the region. Seriake said this while speaking with State House correspondents after his meeting with President Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

“I have said that on the issues in the Niger Delta, the terrain, the historic nature of the issues and challenges are such that military solution may not be the way forward.
‎ For us who are products of political system and who are at this level, we have a duty to mobilise communal and local leadership. We also have a duty to support the work the intelligence and security agencies are doing and we have a duty to ensure that issues are better appreciated and we fill the communication gap. And where there are issues those issues need be addressed. It is also our duty to network like I’m doing to ensure that problems that are identified as the main cause of some of these challenges are looked into. The military solutions as I have always maintained is not the right option. We are hopeful that the ongoing discussions will yield the desired result. I have always been in support of negotiations and dialogue as the sustainable way forward. Dialogue will bring out the issues and then we will all unite around these common issues to move our country forward.”‎he said

Toyin Aimakhu is set to launch her own set of emoji called ‘Teemoji’

Actress cum producer Toyin Aimakhu is set to launch her very own line of emojis called ‘Teemoji'. The subscription based Toyin Aimakhu - themed emoji app is a collection of replications of many of Toyin’s unique facial expressions matched with everyday local phrases and parlance in Yoruba Language. This unique emojis would allow users express themselves in more fun and relatable ways.

The Teemojis will be available for download soon.

Photos: Okonjo-Iweala, Peter Obi attend US Democratic National Convention

 Former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and former Anambra state governor, Peter Obi, were among the foreign dignitaries invited to attend the Democratic National Convention in the US yesterday July 27th. See more photos after the cut.

Terror attacks: France to deploy 23,000 Police & Military personnel to protect tourists

Following the Bastille Day attack in Nice, which left 84 dead, and the murder of an 85-year-old priest, the French government has pledged to deploy an additional 23,000 armed police and soldiers to holiday destinations over the summer. Interior minister Bernard Cazeneuve said the additional troops and police officers will be deployed to 56 festivals, open-air concerts and fairs.

They will patrol beaches, festivals, stations, airports and other populated areas. This is to protect tourists at holiday sites due to fears Islamist terrorists could target holidaymakers.

Also, the Cannes Council has banned the possession of backpacks, suitcases and other large bags in which bombs could be hidden, from its beaches. This according to them is a maximum precaution in a very tense security environment.

Names of former governors whose corruption cases are to be reopened; Saraki included..

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, last week sent a letter to the ICPC requesting for the case files of former governors that have been investigated for corruption.

According to media sources, some of the former governors whose corruption cases are to be reopened include Senate President Bukola Saraki who was a two term governor of Kwara state, Orji Uzo Kalu of Abia state, Ahmed Yerima of Zamfara state, Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom state, Gbenga Daniel of Ogun state, George Akume of Benue state, Saminu Turaki of Jigawa state, Chimaroke Nnamani of Enugu state, Sule Lamido of Jigawa state, Lucky Igbinedion of Edo state, Boni Haruna of Adawa state, Peter Odili of Rivers state, Martin Elechi of Ebonyi, James Ibori of Delta state, and others.

Names of former governors whose corruption cases are to be reopened; Saraki included..

The Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, last week sent a letter to the ICPC requesting for the case files of former governors that have been investigated for corruption.

According to media sources, some of the former governors whose corruption cases are to be reopened include Senate President Bukola Saraki who was a two term governor of Kwara state, Orji Uzo Kalu of Abia state, Ahmed Yerima of Zamfara state, Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom state, Gbenga Daniel of Ogun state, George Akume of Benue state, Saminu Turaki of Jigawa state, Chimaroke Nnamani of Enugu state, Sule Lamido of Jigawa state, Lucky Igbinedion of Edo state, Boni Haruna of Adawa state, Peter Odili of Rivers state, Martin Elechi of Ebonyi, James Ibori of Delta state, and others.

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