Thursday, 17 April 2014

Taraba Residents Flee As Fulani Herdsmen Lays Siege To Town

Taraba Residents Flee As Fulani Herdsmen Lays Siege To Town,  
Wukari town in Taraba State has reportedly come under another serious attack by gunmen, said to be militant herdsmen, who appear to have shifted their attacks to the state.

2015 Election:’Nobody Can Stop My Presidential Ambition’ – Tinubu

Former Governor of Lagos State and a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, 
Former Governor of Lagos State and a leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has declared that nobody can stop him from contesting for the post of Presidency in 2015 elections if he decides to run.

Photos : 1,020 fake FIFA World Cups seized by customs in China

1,020 fake trophies were found in a warehouse in Yiwu, Zhejiang province.

customs officers have thwarted more than 1,000 shots at glory - by seizing boxes rammed full of fake trophies at a warehouse in China.
The 1,020 statuettes were found in the city of Yiwu, Zhejiang province, which has among the busiest export trades in the world.

APC governors shun security meeting with Jonathan

Governors under the aegis of the All Progressive Congress Thursday afternoon shunned the meeting convened by President Goodluck Jonathan to review the escalating security situation in the country.

Man Beheads His Two Cousins, Injures Two Others

Akaninyene’s house. Inset: Ezekiel lifeless body 
A 35-year old man, Mr. Uwem Job, on Wednesday, beheaded two of his cousins, Mr. Akaninyene Job, 45; and Ezekiel Job, 36. Two other cousins – Itoro Job and Ekemini Job – narrowly escaped death as Uwem’s machete missed their throats, but cut through their hands. They were said to have been taken to a hospital in the area. Eyewitnesses said the incident occurred around 8.10am in Ikot Nkim, Ibesikpo/Asutan Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State.

EFCC recovers N4.3b of N422b subsidy fraud

More than three years after the subsidy fraud that deprived Nigerians of over N422 billion of tax payers money, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC said yesterday that it had been able to recover a paltry N4.3 billion from the oil dealers.

Fake GLO Agent Arraigned for Fraud

Khalil Ahmed Bappah, a self appointed agent to communications giant, Globacom has been arraigned before the Federal High Court sitting in Gombe by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

Mentally-challenged woman caught with 2 Blackberry phones, Android phone and N100k cash

 The woman and residents
A mentally challenged woman has been caught with a N100,00 blackberry & an android by an angry mob.
 Punch reports that the incident happened around Onabanjo Street, Oworonshoki, Lagos State around 10am. Residents also claimed that two ATM cards were also found on the woman.

Video: Is this the dumbest girl in the world?

Photos: Amazing moment a killer is spared execution by his victim's parents

Seconds from execution: An Iranian killer is slapped around the face by the victim's mother as he prepares to be hanged... but in an extraordinary act of clemency she chooses to let him walk free 
As he prepares to take his last breath, this is the incredible moment a murderer is spared the gallows just seconds before he is due to be hanged after a dramatic reprieve from the victim's mother.

Randy DPO rapes female detainee

A 31-year-old lady, who was detained at a divisional police station on Lagos Island, has accused the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of the station of raping her. The lady, identified simply as Miss Akinwunmi, alleged that the DPO, a Superintendent of Police (SP), instructed one Inspector Ajiduwe to bring her to his office for debriefing of her case.
The DPO (names withheld) allegedly pounced on the lady and raped her after Ajiduwe left the office. Akinwunmi, who claimed she was arrested on April 15, about 1am, added that she was reported to the police by her ‘madam,’ identified as Mrs Pelumi, who runs a local cafeteria at number 11, Keffi Road, Ikoyi, Lagos State.

Terrorism: Jonathan summons security chiefs, governors

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has summoned members of the National Security Council to a meeting today (Thursday) at the Presidential Villa against the background of recent events and developments in the country.

Kogi State Governor Dissolves Cabinet

Governor Idris Wada: sacks cabinet 

Governor Idris Wada of Kogi state on Wednesday sacked all his commissioners.
Mr Jacob Edi, Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Strategy announced the sack in a statement released in Lokoja, the capital.

Bandits steal United Nations vans in Bauchi

a UN Hilux van in use in Darfur- 2 of them snatched in Bauchi
The Nigerian Police in Bauchi state said on Wednesday that gunmen had snatched two Hilux vans belonging to the United Nations following an attack on Soro town in Ganjuwa Local Government Area of the state. Soro town is on Bauchi – Maiduguri highway.