Sunday, 21 January 2018

He Punched Me Twice, I Fainted - Lady Recounts Ordeal In The Hands Of A Lagos Okada Armed Robber

The victim
A lady identified as Amarachi Azubuike, has giving graphic details of her experience in their hands of an armed robber in Lagos while she was returning from school in December, 2017.
Narrating how it happened, Amarachi said: “I was on my way back from school as at 21st December, at oshodi express way.

First Photo Of The Americans And Canadians After They Were Rescued From Kidnappers In Kaduna

The rescued foreigners
Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force, in the early hours of Saturday, rescued American and Canadian citizens who were kidnapped in Kaduna State last Tuesday.
Recall that the kidnapped foreigners who were two Americans and two Canadians, were ambushed by their abductors while traveling from Kaduna State to Abuja.

Saturday, 20 January 2018

Akwa Ibom Doctor Sacked For Stealing Beds

A doctor
Dr Nwaopara A.U, a Consultant and Medical Superintendent, Psychiatric Hospital, Eket, has been sacked by the Akwa Ibom Government for allegedly stealing six hospital beds and converting them to personal use.
According to PM News, the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Dominic Ukpong made the disclosure while addressing the management and staff of the hospital in Eket on Friday. He alleged that the doctor stole the beds in October last year and converted them to use in his private hospital in Marina area of Eket.
But Dr Nwaopara stated that the matter was in court.

Kidnapped Ex-Bayelsa Commissioner Regains Freedom

File Photo
Mrs Marie Ebikake, a former Commissioner for Transport in Bayelsa State abducted by gunmen on the same day (Sunday) with a soldier in separate incidents in the state, has regained freedom.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Ebikake was freed at about 3am on Friday, but the fate of the soldier remained unknown.
Bayelsa Police Spokesman, DSP Asinim Butswat, confirmed the development to NAN on Friday in Yenagoa.

President Putin Takes A Plunge In Freezing Water As Russian Orthodox Believers Mark Epiphany (Photo)

Vladimir Putin (Photo: Kremlin Press Service)
Following a Russian Orthodox Christian tradition, President Vladimir Putin took a dip in freezing water at a monastery on the Feast of the Epiphany on Thursday night.
The Epiphany Bath, as it is known, is celebrated on January 19, the day when the infant Jesus is believed to have been visited by the Three Wise Men, thus revealing Himself to humankind. The practice is said to relate to the symbolic baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan.

We Are Still Living In Fear, Under Seige From Herdsmen - Gov. Ortom Of Benue Cries Out

Gov Ortom
Speaking while receiving northern and All Progressive Congress (APC) governors led by the chairman of governors forum, Shetima Kashim, at the new banquet hall in Makurdi, Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state, on Friday, said that people of the state live in fear and still under siege of Fulani herdsmen.
Governor Ortom said that the fear of the people stemmed from continuous threat by the herdsmen who despite the killings still issued threat on daily basis to take over Benue land.

Shocker: Lagos Man Arraigned For Beating Wife And Stabbing Her On The Head

File photo used only for illustrative purpose
Lateef Saka, a transporter, has been arraigned before the Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stabbing his wife with a kitchen knife, NAN reports.
The 36-year-old is facing a charge of assault for stabbing his wife on her head.

The prosecutor, Sgt. Kehinde Omisakin, told the court, that the accused committed the offence on Jan. 18, about 11.00 p.m at his residence: No. 27, Jebba St., Ebute Meta, Lagos.

See The Shocking Moment A Woman Was Flogged 20 Strokes Of Cane In Public

A woman prepares to be lashed in Indonesia for getting 'too close' to her partner
This is the shocking moment an Indonesian woman is publicly whipped for getting ‘too close’ to her partner in the days before their wedding.
Closeness is seen as a prelude to pre-marital sex in the far eastern nation which strongly adheres to Sharia Law.
The woman and her partner both received 20 lashes each, as crowds gathered to watch their flogging.

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Germany Pays People In The Country To Use Electricity

On Christmas Eve and early into the next day, Germany’s power trading exchange, EPEX Spot, had to pay companies and other large energy consumers up to $60 per megawatt-hour to use energy.

The company bills consumers negative rates when too much power is generated from renewables and there’s a low demand for it.

In general, experts say, solar and wind generation is wildly inconsistent, with a lot of it based on the season.

The online publication, Green Matters, reports that, for example, Germany expects wind turbines to produce around 12 percent of overall power, but that the number can significantly rise if there’s major winds.

Martin Luther Day: 10 Interesting Fact About Martin Luther King Jr.

Martin Luther King
Social Activist and Humanitarian, Martins Luther King Jr. is no doubt one of the most important figures in the American Civil Rights Movement.
A Baptist minister inspired by other advocates of nonviolence, King encouraged oppressed and socially disadvantaged African-Americans to fight for equality through peaceful protest.
He helped to organize the March on Washington, where he delivered his famous ‘I Have A Dream’ speech, and played a pivotal role in other significant events such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
1. Martins Luther played a key role in the American civil rights movement from the mid-1950s until his assassination in 1968.

Kim & Kanye Welcome 3rd Child

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's family has officially grown!The famous couple have welcomed their third child via surrogate, and the family is over the moon.

"Kanye and I are happy to announce the arrival of our healthy, beautiful baby girl," Kim announced on her app today.

Man Rapes Two Goats To Death [Photos]

A middle-aged man, identified as Mbiti Munyao in Kangundo constituency, Machakos area of Kenya has been arrested for allegedly raping two goats to death.

EFCC Arraigns Jumoke Akinjide For N650m Fraud

Jumoke Akinjide
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Tuesday arraigned a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, for allegedly laundering a sum of N650m.
Akinjide was arraigned alongside Senator Ayo Adeseun and Chief Olanrewaju Otiti before the Federal High Court in Lagos.

Armed Robbers Slaughter Security Guard After Storming Phone Shop In Delta (Photos)

Blood of the security guard butchered by the robbers
Some dreaded armed robbers who broke into a phone shop in Delta State have butchered the security guard, cutting off his neck after receiving stiff opposition from him.
Here is the sad story as narrated by Sapele Olofofo Unugbragada on Facebook:

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Photos: Four Suspected Migrants Caught While Hiding Under Car Bonnet To Sneak Into Europe

Four suspected migrants have been caught trying to sneak into Europe by hiding inside a car as it crossed into the Spanish North African territory of Melilla.

Two of the people - from sub-Saharan Africa - were hiding in the car's boot, while another was found under the bonnet.

A fourth, a woman, was reportedly found under the dashboard.

Pope Warns World Is Close To Nuclear War

Pope Francis has said he is afraid about the danger of nuclear war and that the world now stood at “the very limit”.

His comment, made as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru, came after Hawaii issued a false missile alert that provoked panic in the U.S. state and highlighted the risk of possible unintended nuclear war with North Korea.

Asked if he was worried about the possibility of nuclear war, Pope Francis said:

Benue Killings: Ortom Lied Against Me - Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, was shocked by a news report ostensibly quoting the Benue State Governor Sam Ortom as saying that the VP was warned of the savage and inhumane killings by alleged herdsmen in Logo and Guma local government areas which took place on the 1st of January 2018.
Although the Vice President, Prof. Osinbajo does not believe that the Governor could ever have said so, it will be a terrible falsehood to suggest that the VP was ever informed by the Governor or any one else of the imminence of the killing of citizens of our country in those or any other local governments in Benue State.

Herdsmen Crisis: President Buhari Begs Benue Elders in 'God's Name'

President Muhammadu Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appealed to the government and people of Benue State to “in the name of God” accommodate their countrymen.
He urged them to exercise restraint following the recent attacks on some communities and assured them that all the perpetrators of violence in the state will be made to face the wrath of the law.
According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President made the call while receiving a delegation of political leaders, traditional rulers and elders of the state led by Governor Samuel Ortom at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Donald Trump Denies Being A Racist

President Donald Trump has denied that he is racist, after a row broke out over his alleged use of the word "shithole" to describe African nations.

Mr Trump reportedly used the term last week during a bipartisan Oval Office meeting on immigration reform. He has now told reporters:

We Will Not Give Any of Our Lands for Cattle Colonies - Benue Leaders Tell Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, Governor Samuel Ortom and Benue elders
President Muhammadu Buhari has been told that there is no land to allow for the establishment of cattle colonies as being proposed by the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh.
This was disclosed yesterday when prominent leaders from Benue State met with Buhari after they held a closed door meeting with him in the State House, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The Zimbabwean Army Warned Mugabe He May End Up Like Gaddafi - Aide Reveals

Robert Mugabe
It has been revealed that the immediate past president of Zimbabwe, Mr Robert Mugabe was warned by generals to step aside as protests against him grew, or face being “lynched” like Libya’s Moamer Kadhafi.
This was revealed by an aide to the former long-serving leader, the Agence France Presse, AFP, reports.
It will be recalled that massive street protests against 93-year-old Mugabe erupted after the military briefly took power in November following the veteran leader’s sacking of then-vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Man Stabbed To Death Over Chicken In Calabar

A fight over chicken at a political gathering in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has claimed the life of a young man, Eyo Nsa, who was reportedly stabbed to death by members of a cult —King Crackers.

It was gathered that a councillorship aspirant in Calabar South visited the ward’s secretariat at Gibson to signify his intention to contest and went with refreshment for members.

An eyewitness, Sylvester Effiom, said: “One of the boys was sharing the chicken, but the deceased (Eyo Nsa) didn’t wait for them to get to him before dipping his hand into the tray to take a portion, which infuriated the people at the gathering.

“An argument ensued, which turned into a fight. In the process, the deceased ran into their house and came out with a machete.

Picture of Davido And His Crew Pictured Drinking With Syringes

                               Davido And His Crew Pictured Drinking With Syringes

Dangote Truck Causes Accident On Kara Bridge, Lagos (Photos)

The accident scene
There were multiple accidents on Kara Bridge outward Lagos caused traffic spill over to Otedola Bridge. 
This was caused by a Dangote truck carrying cement and some other cars, even the FRSC vehicle was not spared as it was damaged beyond repair. 
Some more pictures below:

General Don Waney: How Armed Militants in Nigeria's South Gained Access to Power and Wealth

Don Wanny and his fighters
I still remember that day like it was yesterday. General Felix was dressed in complete military fatigues, a camouflage shirt and trouser, leather combat boots and an oversized red beret hanging loosely over his small head.
He held a staff with shiny insignia at the top on his left hand and, on his right hand, he held a roll of marijuana, its unfiltered ash burning its way slowly to the butt. “General Felix” was the Commander of the Niger Delta Red Squad, one of the two militant groups operating in Awarra community in Ohaji Egbema local government area of Imo State.


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