Monday, 28 April 2014

N10bn Jet scandal : Court order stalls Reps investigation

The House of Representatives on Monday said a Federal High Court order stalled investigation in the alleged N10 billion spent on chattered aircraft by Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources.

The house on March 27, mandated the Public Accounts Committee to investigate Alison-Madueke use of state funds in the last two years to charter, operate and maintain a jet for her personal use.

AGIP oil Workers Protest In Abuja,Shutdown Headquarters

 Via ckn

 Activities at the headquarters of Italian oil giant AGIP were this morning (Monday) brought to a standstill as the workers of the company shut down the Headquarters of the company located at Maitama Abuja. CKN Nigeria reporters at the scene saw the workers of the company protesting in front of their office. 

'I helped Nigeria and Honduras reach 2010 World Cup' - claims match-fixer

A Singaporean match-fixer has claimed he helped two international sides qualify for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

Wilson Raj Perumal, a self-confessed match-fixer who was part of a syndicate that has been placed at the heart of a sophisticated network responsible for fixing hundreds of matches around the world, claims in a new book that he assisted Honduras and Nigeria in reaching the World Cup through his activities.

Teacher killed after being stabbed in classroom by a 15-year-old pupil

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after a 61-year-old female teacher was stabbed to death at school in Leeds, United Kingdom.

The victim was named locally as Anne Maguire, who is understood to have taught Spanish and Religious Education at Corpus Christi Catholic College, in Neville Road, Leeds.
Ms Maguire was rushed to hospital for treatment but was later pronounced dead.

EFCC Shuts Down Laide Bakare’s Boutique

For the actress, things became worse over the weekend when the EFCC reportedly obtained a forfeiture order on all known properties of her husband, following an alleged fraud.
Consequently, he will be required to give up his choice properties, including the new boutique he opened for the actress.

Photos: Peter Okoye of P-Square Acquires Brand New 2014 Bentley GT

More pics after the cut

Chicago Teen Puts Newborn In A Bag And Leaves Him Outside To Die Because Of Resemblance To Ex


According to NY Daily News reports:
An 18-year-old Chicago woman wrapped her newborn in a bag and left him outside to die because she feared the child looked like her ex-boyfriend and her current beau would leave her, cops said.

Photos & Video: Football fan burst into flames during a match

Sebastian Borowski / 
This incredibly scary picture comes from Poland and a match played between Śląsk Wrocław and Zagłębie Lubin in Poland's top division – the Ekstraklasa.
The photograph was taken by Sebastian Borowski of the Newspix agency and published in Polish tabloid newspaper Fakt.

Gunmen kill DPO, 2 children in Zamfara •Set police station ablaze — Police

TRAGEDY struck in the small town of Faru, in  Maradun Emirate Council of Zamfara State, when suspected cattle rustlers killed a divisional police officer (DPO) and two children and then set the police station ablaze.

The attack came three weeks after gunmen stormed Yargaladima village in Dansadau Emirate Council and killed over 200 people.

How former Edo Governor, Igbinedion, Lost N3.3 billion to Venezuelan conmen

Nemesis may have finally caught up with ex-convict and former Governor of Edo State, Lucky Igbinedion, as he has lost over N3.3 billion to Venezuelan fraudsters, in a deal that bears all the marks of a classic 419 scam, we can authoritatively reveal.

Photos: Comedian Bovi lounges with Aliko Dangote & Donald Duke

Comedian and ace entertainer, Bovi is already rubbing shoulders with the society’s IT men as his craft continues to gather momentum.

Female Pastor Who Runs A Robbery And Kidnap Network

A 40-year-old alleged criminal godmother and ‘queen-pin’, Ngozi Onwura, has been arrested by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the Anambra State Police Com­mand after her former colleague exposed her.

9ice drops double album, reconciles with ex-wife

 Abolore Akande a.k.a 9ice has finally dropped his long awaited album few days ago. Days after the release of the album, the Alapomeji boss was seen hanging out with his ex-wife and son Zion at a private beach in Lagos, but rumour has it that this has been going on for a while now. 

YBNL set to discover more talents from Bariga says Olamide

The YBNL Nation boss Olamide Adedeji mostly referred to as Badoo by his fans has decided to look inward for more talented artiste from the hood he came out from. If you recalled we reported to you when he signed two artiste from Bariga. 'There are too many talented artiste that neighbourhood that need to be given a life' he said. Works are already in top gear for the project.

Saudi Arabia chops off Nigerian man's hand after being convicted of theft

A man had his hand chopped off after allegedly getting caught stealing, according to press reports.

Saudi Arabian authorities on Wednesday, cut off the hand of a Nigerian man convicted of theft, in accordance with the strict application of Islamic sharia law throughout the kingdom, the interior ministry said.

Top APC Official In Ogun Beats His Mistress For Refusing To Attend Party With Him

Bayo Awosanya, a prominent member of the All Progressives Coalition in Ogun State, has gone underground after he allegedly battered his mistress who asked to be identified simply as Victoria. According to the victim and a police source, Mr. Awosanya beat his girlfriend over her failure to join him at a social party over the weekend.

Fenerbahce to offer Sagna £100,000 a week

Fenerbahce are reportedly willing to offer Bacary Sagna £100,000 a week to leave Arsenal.

The 31-year-old is struggling to agree terms on a new deal with the London club.

Galatasaray, Inter Milan, Monaco, PSG and Manchester City are also interested.

Policeman Assaults 8-year-old Girl in Rape Attempt

An officer of  the Police Mobile   Force identified simply as Augustine who assaulted, tied and injured an 8-year-old girl, Amarachi Abakwuru, at their Ketu neighbourhood has since disappeared into thin air, even as the Lagos State Police Command keep mum over the matter.
The incident, which came on the heels of a similar  act by the Onikan Divisional Police Officer (DPO), DSP Adekunle Awe, who allegedly raped one Ms. Idowu Akinwunmi, a mother of two recently also in Lagos, has again exposed the soft underbelly of allegations of sexual abuse perpetuated by policemen.