Wednesday, 14 May 2014

Jonathan rules out prisoner swap with Boko Haram

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday ruled out the release of Boko Haram fighters in exchange for the freedom of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militants a month ago.
Britain’s Africa minister Mark Simmonds, who is in Nigeria for talks about the international rescue mission, told reporters that he raised the issue with Jonathan during a meeting in Abuja.

Ogwuche, fleeing Nyanya bomber arrested in Sudan

Aminu Ogwuche: arrested
Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, one of the two suspects declared wanted on Monday by the State Security Service in connection with the 14 April bomb attack at a bus station in Nyanya, a suburb of Abuja has been arrested in Sudan.
Mike Omeri, the Director General of National Orientation Agency, NOA announced the arrest of the suspect at the National Briefing Centre, located at the headquarters of the agency on Wednesday.

Video: Cat Saves Kid From A Stray Dog!

I’ll win without rigging, violence –Omisore

Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Osun State, Senator Iyiola Omisore, has said he will win the August 9 governorship election in the state without rigging or violence.Reacting to a statement credited to the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, that the PDP could only win Osun governorship election through rigging, Omisore said Tinubu made the statement because he had seen the handwriting on the wall.

Photos: Actress Funmi Martins Reunites With Husband Afeez Abiodun Owo

Mide Funmi Martins + Hubby + Kids (2)
According to a reliable Nollywood insider, Mide Martin’s husband, Afeez Abiodun popularly called Owo ignored the adultery news that was broke to him by his close friends.

Man, 51, arrested with 3.870kg drug at MMIA

Attempt by a 51-year-old man to smuggle 3.870kg of suspected Methamphetamine to Nairobi, Kenya has been foiled following his arrest by operatives of the  National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA.
There was small entrance wound beneath the base of her skull, Officer Leland Ashley told The News.

Tanzania Jails 4 Nigerian Footballers

Four Nigerian football players were sentenced to six-months jail by Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s court after pleading guilty of illegal stay in the country. Kisutu is an administrative ward in the Ilala district of the Dar es Salaam Region of Tanzania. 

Man exposes girlfriend as fake soldier

Angela Omieh, the fake soldier 
The 323 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army, Akure, Ondo State, has arrested a woman, Angela Omieh, for posing as a soldier.
Sets of military uniform, police extract and a sworn affidavit for loss of her military identity card were said to have been found with her.

Video: Boy Shoots His Grandmother In The Head Over His Report Card

An Oklahoma (United States) woman says that her 11-year-old grandson shot her in the back of the head.

Annie Mougell-Walker, 42, reportedly survived the Monday shooting at her apartment about 4 p.m. in Tulsa and was able to return home later that day in a neck brace — with the bullet still lodged in her head.

Prophetess Sets Daughter Ablaze

A prophetess with a Celestial Church of Christ in Epe, Lagos State, western Nigeria, has been arrested by the police in Epe Division, Lagos for allegedly setting her 9–year old daughter on fire in a bid to deliver her from witchcraft.
The girl was rescued by the police and was taken to Epe General Hospital where she is receiving treatment at the emergency ward of the hospital for first degree burns.

Why Solange attacked Jay z

The New York Daily News is reporting that sources who attended the Met Gala after party witnessed the Jigga Man refuse to get Solange's non-famous friends in the party who name dropped him at the door.

UK offers spy planes to help Nigeria schoolgirl search

David Cameron: has offered Nigeria surveillance aircraft to search for kidnapped girls
Britain has offered Nigeria surveillance aircraft and a military team to help with the search for more than 200 missing schoolgirls abducted a month ago by Boko Haram militants, Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday.