Thursday, 30 April 2015

Federal High Court Convicts Former Edo Governor Igbinedion’s Younger Brother Over N25 Billion Scam

Justice J. Liman of the Federal High Court Benin, Edo State, on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 convicted Michael Igbinedion, younger brother to Lucky Igbinedion, former Edo State governor, and Charles Eboigbodin .

The duo alongside their companies; Gava Corporation Limited; Romrig Nigeria Limited; PML Securities Company Limited and PML Nigeria Limited, were prosecuted on an 81-count charge of money laundering,  misappropriation of funds and abuse of office brought against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.

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Father Gruesomely Murdered By Son In Enugu

Pandemonium has broken out in the Umuania Umuogboagu in Igboeze North Local Government Area of Enugu State after a man identified as Chijioke Onyeke reportedly hacked his father to death.

Police Command is currently investigating a twin case of the man who hacked his father to death and another who beat his mother to death in the same state, according to Vanguard.

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Former Military Governor Of Anambra State, Pleads With Igbo Parents To Reduce Bride price

Former Military governor of old Anambra State, Col. Robert Akonobi (rtd), has pleaded with Igbo parents to reduce the bride price of their daughters so that ‘’our young boys can marry them.” ‘’To me, this topic (bride price) has been dealth with in the past by Ndigbo, who came out with a reduced bride price, to enable our young boys marry our young girls,” Akonobi said.

Akonobi also cautioned that men should study their proposed wives closely and longer before engaging into marriage because “once you marry, no one else can put it asunder.”

He spoke at the industrial city of Nnewi, Anambra State during the traditional wedding ceremony of the daughter of a business mogul, Chief Louis Onwugbenu, Onyinye and her husband, Bosah Chukwuogo, weekend.

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293 Rescued Women, Girls Are Indigenes Of Bumisiri Village

All the 293 rescued women and girls from Sambisa Forest are indigenes of Bumsiri Village of Damboa Local Government in the state, the Borno State government has said. This brings to an end, hopes that some could be the Chibok girls abducted on April 14, 2014.

The state’s commissioner of Information, Mohammed Bulama, made known this discovery on Tuesday and said the rescued girls will soon be reunited with their families.

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Nigerian Government Demand Bodies Of 4 Executed Nigerians In Indonesia

While condemning the execution of 8 persons for drug related offences in Indonesia, the federal government Nigeria on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 demanded a repatriation of the remains of the 4 Nigerians who were among the victims.

The FG commiserated with the families of the deceased and assured that they would be given decent burials by their various communities.

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Jonathan Sacks NPA Boss, Appoints Sanusi Lamido As Replacement

President Goodluck Jonathan has sacked the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mr. Abdullahi and has approved the appointment of Sanusi Lamido Ado Bayero, as his replacement, according to a statement by the presidency.

Sanusi Lamido Ado Bayero, new Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA)
Premium Times reports that the appointment of the new NPA boss takes effect from Thursday, April 30.

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Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Auditor General Of The Federation (AuGF), Says Inability To Publish Forensic Report Is Due To Presidential Interest

Auditor General of the Federation (AuGF), Samuel Ukura, on Tuesday blamed the inability of his office to publish the report of the forensic audit on the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) over the missing $20 billion oil fund on presidential interest.

Several months after PriceWaterhouseCoopers Limited completed investigations into the allegation of unremitted oil revenues, the report was not released to the public despite demands by Nigerians.

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Woman Brutally Gang-Raped And Killed In India

A 20-year-old woman has been involved in what could possibly rank among the most gruesome attacks ever there is after she was gang raped and hanged on a tree thereafter.

The rebels committed the gruesome act against the woman identified only as Dalit on Friday, 24th April, 2015 in Jalesar, India.

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Cameroon To Triple Coffee Output To 100,000 Tonnes By 2020

Cameroon aims to triple annual coffee output to 100,000 tonnes over the next five years by attracting more young people into the business, where output has been in decline due to low investment levels and an ageing farming population.

Backed by the European Union, the government plans to invest more than 13 billion CFA francs ($21 million) into the sector, Omer Maledy, executive secretary of the Interprofessional Cocoa and Coffee Council, said on Friday.

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Central African Nations To Merge Two Regional Bodies

Central African ministers in charge of economic integration have drawn up a program to eventually merge the regions two economic blocks — the Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC), and the Economic Community of Central African states (ECCAS). The ministers say the two structures are getting too expensive to run and their conflicting roles make integration difficult.

The result is that the region has remained one of the poorest in the world despite its plentiful natural resources. Dr. Leon Modubu Konande, political analyst at CEMAC, said the rivalry now hurts ECCAS, created 34 years ago to reduce inequalities and poverty in Angola, Burundi, Rwanda, Cameroon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Chad, and Sao Tome and Principe.

CEMAC was created for the same purpose in 1999 by Gabon, Cameroon, the Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of Congo and Equatorial Guinea. “ECCAS cannot organize a meeting inviting ten countries and CEMAC organizes the same meeting with the same objective inviting six countries.

It is not normal. At central Africa all the countries are very rich, but we don’t have a common integration process,” said Konande. Emile Ahohe, director of the Central African regional office of the Economic Commission for Africa, said such conflicts have caused central African states to fail to achieve their main goal of improving the living conditions of their people.

“They need to have one common trade scheme rather than two in the sub region. If you take the issue of macroeconomic convergence, there has to be one scheme for convergence.

If you take the issue of free movement of people there has to be one harmonized scheme between CEMAC and ECCAS,” said Ahohe. Cameroon’s Minister of the Economy, Emmanuel Nganou Djoumessi, said the goal of a functioning common market and customs union remains distant and that is the reason why millions of people are mired in poverty.

He said that despite the region’s potential, economic growth was barely 3 percent last year instead of the 5.2 percent forecast, and even then, the growth hardly trickles down to the people.
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Mother Sells Her Child For N300,000

he Akwa Ibom State Police Command has recovered a baby boy, David Johnny, who was stolen by a doctor with the connivance of his mother, Esther Johnny, and sold to a woman in Abuja.

Credit: punchng
It was learnt that the mother initially denied knowledge of the crime as the police intensified efforts to unravel the whereabouts of the baby.

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Photos Of Coffins Bearing The Dead Bodies Of Indonesian Drug Convicts Get Buried

Indonesia brushed aside last-minute appeals yesterday and executed eight people including 4 Nigerians convicted of drug smuggling in their country. Photos of the dead being buried and details from their last minutes on earth have now been revealed.

According to the pastors who were with them in their final hours, reformed Bali Nine ringleaders Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran and their six fellow death row prisoners refused to wear blindfolds and were singing as they were executed by a 13-member firing squad in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

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Customary Court Dissolves 3-year-old Marriage Over Wife’s Lack Of 'ToH ToH' Opening

An Abeokuta Customary Court sitting in Ake on Wednesday 29th April 2015 dissolved a three-year-old marriage between Mr Femi Olayiwole and wife, Kemi, due to the absence of vagina, deceit and frequent fighting.

Olayiwole told the court that his wife deceived him to marry her knowing that she could not bear him a child.

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International Criminal Court (ICC) Confirms Receipt of Petition Against The Oba of Lagos

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has confirmed that it has received a petition against the Oba of Lagos, Rilwan Akiolu, as a result of the inciting statement he made against the Igbo people living in Lagos State before the April 11 governorship election.

The international court on Tuesday acknowledged receipt of the petition filed by Dr. Josef Umunnakwe Onoh, son of the former Governor of Enugu State, late Chief C.C Onoh.

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Nigerian Senate Approves N4.5 Trillion 2015 Budget

The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 approved the N4.493 trillion budget for the 2015 fiscal year, which was passed by the House of Representatives on Thursday, April 23, 2015.

Conspicuously missing from the budget was an allocation to finance fuel subsidy, although N21 billion was budgeted for funding the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme.

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Jonathan Administration Pressured PricewaterhouseCooper To Revise Report On The $20 Billion Oil Sales Fraud

After analyzing the audit report, the expert concluded that the much-anticipated release of the audit report of Nigeria’s accounts and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has provided few insights into the $20 billion that was allegedly not remitted to the Federal Accounts.

Mr. Jonathan authorized the release of a version of the report one day after President-elect Muhammadu Buhari disclosed that his administration would immediately investigate the allegation by former Central Bank Governor Sanusi Lamido Sanusi to the effect that the NNPC had failed to account for more than $20 billion in crude oil exports by Nigeria.

Mr. Sanusi, who was fired by President Jonathan shortly after he made the allegation, is now the Emir of the ancient city of Kano.

“The report reveals that PricewaterhouseCooper was recalled by Nigeria’s auditor general in January 2015 to share its original findings with the NNPC,” said the expert. He added, “At this point, PwC received ‘a significant amount of additional information’ from the NNPC, which was not reportedly not provided during the original review period.

Consequently, the so-called updated report released by Jonathan contains significant changes from the previous report.”

He stated that it was important to investigate the nature of the “additional information” produced by NNPC “to determine whether it was simply a tactical deployment of deceptive data and information to color the audit outcome.”

According to the Abuja-based expert, “it is highly curious that the NNPC was apparently inept in the quality of information it originally provided to the auditors. Given the charged nature of the controversy generated by the matter, one would expect that the NNPC would be scrupulous in providing exhaustive information to PricewaterhouseCooper at the initial stages of the audit.”

He stated that it was important to examine and evaluate the additional information to ascertain that it was not part of a scheme to compromise the audit process.

The oil sector expert added that it was significant that, despite the revision, the sanitized version of the audit still indicated “there was a shortfall of $1.48 billion in oil revenue that the NNPC needed to refund to the Federal Accounts.”

Our expert also remarked that the PwC report also admitted that it did not even constitute an audit. He pointed to a section of the report that read, “the procedures we performed did not constitute an examination or review in accordance with generally accepted standards or attestation standards.” The PwC report also warned that its findings cannot “be relied upon by any other party (third party)” to Nigeria’s auditor-general.

“This is another curious aspect of the audit,” according to our expert. “Basically, it’s as if the audit company was telling the world that the work they set out to do did not follow stringent standards of auditing. And yet, the Jonathan administration had promised Nigerians a thorough audit. And a thorough-going audit is certainly what the government owes the Nigerian people.”

PwC is one of the world’s leading audit and consulting companies. SaharaReporters could not ascertain how much PwC charged the Nigerian government for its work on the saga of $20 billion in missing oil revenue.
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President Jonathan Suspends Permanent Secretary,Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Federal Government has suspended the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Danjuma Sheni, for allegedly recalling Nigeria’s Charge D’Affairs in South Africa in the wake of the xenophobic attacks in the former apartheid enclave.

A top government official told journalists in Aso Rock on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 that Sheni was suspended for embarrassing President Goodluck Jonathan for inviting the envoy without receiving the President’s approval.

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Obiageli Ezekwesili Expresses Joy Over The Operation In Sambisa Forest

Obiageli Ezekwesili, the chief campaigner of the BringBackOurGirls group, expressed joy over the rescue of 293 females after the operation in Sambisa forest.

The former minister of education said that the development had brought hope that the Chibok girls, abducted on April 14, 2014, might be among the freed victims.

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View Video - Marriage Proposal 'Wahala'

Imagine what exactly is going on in the young man's mind and how terrified he was..

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Buhari Invited To G-7 Summit By German Chancellor Merkel

German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, has invited Nigeria’s President- elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to attend the Group of Seven industrialized nations of the world (G-7) summit to be held in Berlin, the German capital on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9, 2015.


Merkel’s invitation was delivered by the German Ambassador to Nigeria, Michael Zenner, at the Defence House, Abuja, on Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

Merkel heads the G-7 group which has Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and the United States as members.

While delivering the invitation, Zenner said: “We have a very deep and intense relation with Nigeria and there are several areas where we can deepen our relation and develop them further such as in the area of economy and energy among others.

“We have a bi- national commission with Nigeria and we are one of the countries with which Nigeria has this bi-national commission and it covers the whole range of political, economic and security areas. There are many areas in which we can move further and deepen our very close cooperation.”
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Kenyan Dancer Caught With Drugs In Lagos

he National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), said on Tuesday that it had arrested a 42-year-old Kenyan female dancer with cocaine weighing 5.345kg at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos.

Mr Mitchell Ofoyeju, spokesman of the agency, disclosed this in a statement in Lagos. He said that the dancer, identified as Samira Johnson, allegedly concealed the narcotics in some school bags.

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Nigerian Troops Stormed Sambisa Forest, Rescued 293 Females

The exciting news made the local headlines that the Nigerian army had stormed Sambisa forest and rescued 293 females yesterday.

The Defence Headquarters confirmed the information saying that those freed included 200 girls and 93 women.

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Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Indonesia Executes Three Nigerians And Five Others For Drug Offences

The Eight convicted drug smugglers have been executed by firing squad in Indonesia, the executions took place in Besi prison on the island of Nusakambangan early on Wednesday morning local time, local media reports say.

Among those executed were Australian nationals Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Australia had appealed to Indonesia to delay the executions, citing alleged flaws in how their case was prosecuted.

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Buhari Bars AIT From Covering His Activities

President-elect General Muhammadu Buhari, has barred the African Independent Television (AIT), from covering his activities until they sort out their ethics and standards.

Buhari reportedly gave the order through his security team, who ordered AIT’s crew out of the Defence House during the Cuban Ambassador’s visit.

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Angry Youths Protest After Truck Driver Is Shot Dead In Onitsha

Youths in Onitsha, Anambra State on Monday went on rampage to protest the killing of a truck driver by a policeman.

Trouble started when a police man who was a part of an escort team in the area accused the truck driver of not parking properly thereby endangering the lives of other road users.

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FG Declares Friday Public Holiday (2015 Workers Day)

The Federal Government has declared Friday May 1 as public holiday to commemorate the 2015 Workers’ Day.

Minister of Interior, Mr. Abba Moro, who made the announcement, according to a statement on Tuesday in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary, Abubakar Magaji, congratulated all Nigerians on their resilience and commitment in the face of the challenges of daily living.

He enjoined them to sustain their support for President Goodluck Jonathan in his efforts to build a stable, peaceful and economically vibrant nation.

The Minister wished all Nigerian workers a joyous and peaceful celebration.
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Prophet Facing Criminal Trial Suddenly Jumps Off Dock And Flee From Court

A self-professed prophet, Destiny Onwudinjo, who was facing criminal trial suddenly jumped from the dock and ran out of  Ejigbo Magistrates court, in Lagos State, western Nigeria.

Chika Izuogu, brutulize by the prophet for refusing to pay money for deliverance
The prosecutor, Mr Femi Adeleye, and some of the court officials ran after him and re-arrested him along the street.

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President Jonathan Sacks NHIS Boss And Appoints Obi As SEC Chairman

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has sacked the Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Dr. Femi Thomas. He has been replaced by Olufemi A. Akingbade as Acting Executive Secretary/Chief Executive Officer of the NHIS.

Akingbade, who hails from Ekiti State and holds a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science as well as a Masters in Business Administration was the General Manager, ICT in the NHIS until his new appointment.

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Former Governor Of Bayelsa Sate On Trial For N19.2bn Fraud

The trial of a former Governor of Bayelsa State, Timipre Sylva, on charges of money laundering to the tune of N19.2bn, is to resume on Tuesday before a Federal High Court in Abuja.

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, accused Sylva of using three companies as front to commit the offences between 2009 and 2012 when he was governor of the state. The former governor has however, consistently denied any wrongdoing.

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Many Are Called But Few Are Chosen : Pastor Collects N4m From Sales Girl To Marry Her

Many are called but few are chosen by God, a 32-year-old pastor, Abel Benard Aniude of Trimphant Kings Assembly, Enugu, is in police custody for allegedly duping a 25-year-old woman, Ojiaku Chiamaka of N4 million.

According to reports, the pastor had promised to marry her and used marriage preparations as bait to fraudulently collect the money from her.

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I Worked to Raise $6,000 for Libyan Pimp ─ Kidnapped 15-Year-Old Schoolgirl

Precious Nwaigwe, the 15-year-old schoolgirl, who was kidnapped in the Ajah area of Lagos State about a year ago, has said she was made to work for $6,000 the Libyan pimp paid to buy her.

Punch reports that after paying the money, she was again used as collateral for a 500 Libyan dinars (N50,000) loan. She also stated that her abductors conducted pregnancy tests on her three different times, which were negative. The schoolgirl, who was released on Friday, revealed yesterday in Ikeja, some of the things she passed  through during the period of her one year kidnap .

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Nigerian Army Confirms Control Of Mafa, Borno State: Warns Media To Desist From False News

The reports by some media outfits claiming that terrorists are now in control of Mafa in Borno State are false.  The truth is that an attempt by a group of fleeing terrorists who strayed towards the town and engaged in their typical suicide attack was duly repelled by troops.

Gen. Chris Olukolade 
 Similarly, the claim by some media organisations that terrorists chased out troops and took over Marte cannot be verified as troops were busy elsewhere during the said attack.

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Unkown Gunmen Kidnap Former Registrar Of Ekiti’s State University

Mrs. Modupe F. Fapohunda, the former registrar of then University of Ado Ekiti now University of Ekiti was kidnapped by gunmen on Sunday, April 26, 2015 in Ondo State.

Her daughter, Lola, announced the kidnap from her twitter account.

She wrote, “This is the picture of my mum, Chief (Mrs.) Modupe F. Fapohunda. Armed men broke into the house and took her away.

“She hasn’t been found or heard from since last night. If any one has any info please call 07086197695 or 07065583074.

‘She was taken away in her car, Lexus RX 350 (red) licence plate Lagos FST 837DD in Akure, Ondo State. Please Retweet.”
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Detailed Secret Investigation On Missing $20bn Oil Money

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced a full report on the missing $20bn oil money investigation due to urgent demand made by President Goodluck Jonathan.

The president said that his government has nothing to cover on the matter. Jonathan also rejected accusations credited to the All Progressives Congress (APC) that his officials were boarding on last minute looting. He reacted to the case via the statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati.

Comprehensive link to report can be downloaded from the following link:
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Asisat Oshoala, Shortlisted BBC’s Women Footballer Of The Year

Super Falcons and Liverpool Football Club striker, Asisat Oshoala has been shortlisted as one of the contenders of the first edition of the British Broadcasting Corporation Women’s Footballer of the Year Award.

The BBC is renowed their African Footballer of the Year Award which comes up before the Confederation of Africa Football edition.

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Monday, 27 April 2015

Watch Video: Warri Boys At it Again - Can't Stop Laughing !!!

Warri Boys at it again- can't stop laughing!!

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South African Education Minister Refused Entry Into Israel Due To Ongoing Xenophobic Attacks

Israel has refused to grant an entry visa to the South African Minister of Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande, who intended to visit the Palestinian Authority next week.

A senior official in Jerusalem said that the reason that the minister’s visa request was turned down was because he intended to pass through Ben-Gurion International Airport for the purposes of visiting the Palestinian Authority, rather than visiting Israel.

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Relatives At Loggerheads With Ogun State Police Command Over Releasing Daughter’s Suspected Killers

Relatives of Cecilia Yourouf, a 33-year-old woman, who was found dead in a farm at Ajise in the Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State are at loggerheads with the Ogun State Police Command over the release of three suspects arrested in connection with the death of their beloved.

                                                    Scene of the murder                        Cecilia                                                                          
It was gathered that Cecilia had gone to the farm on March 14, 2015, to harvest vegetables, but did not return home.

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Kidnappers Free Ogun schoolgirl Abducted In Lagos After a Year In Captivity

Precious Nwaigwe, the 15-year-old girl kidnapped in the Ajah area of Lagos State, while on her way to school in Ogun State, has been returned to Lagos about a year after her abduction.

Information learnt that detectives at the State Criminal Investigation Department, together with men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, rescued the girl.

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Despicable Acts Of President Jonathan's Regime : N9.3b Pipeline For Militants And OPC

Former militants and self determination groups will today begin the execution of the N9.3b waterways and oil pipelines contracts during the last minutes of President Jonathan's regime. A memo from the Presidency directed the ex-militants, led by Government Ekpemupolo (aka Tompolo), Mujaheedin Asari-Dokubo and Chief Bipobiri Ajube (aka Gen. Shoot-At-Sight) to take over Nigerian waterways and oil pipeline protection from the police and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) as from March 16.

But the contract execution was said to have been delayed because it was uncertain whether the incoming administration would revoke it.

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Police In Oyo State Killed Three Robbery Suspects In Ibadan

The police in Oyo State have killed three robbery suspects in Ibadan, the state capital.The incident occurred at Idi-Ayunre axis of Ibadan-Ijebu Ode Road in Oluyole Local Government Area on April 23 at 11 pm.

Addressing reporters yesterday, the Commissioner of Police, Mohammed Katsina, said several robbery suspects escaped with injuries.

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Stop Eating ‘Kpomo’ Meat Akwa Ibom State Government Warns Residents

The Akwa Ibom State Government has warned residents of the state to desist from eating processed cow skin popularly known as ‘ponmo’, as research has shown that its consumption is responsible for the rising cases of cancer and liver-related diseases in the state.

The Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources, Mr. Godwin Afangideh, who gave the warning at a press conference in Uyo, the state capital on Sunday, explained that the high quantity of salt used for the preservation of the cow skin has been discovered to have adverse effect on the liver of the consumers and also increases the risk of having cancer.
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NDLEA, Drug Addicts Clash In Kwara State: Police Arrest 60 Suspects

The Kwara Police Command on Sunday said it arrested 60 suspects connected with Saturday’s clash between officers of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, and drug addicts in Ilorin.

The spokesperson of the command, Samuel Okasanmi, announced this while addressing newsmen in llorin on Sunday.

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Buhari Tells Family Members - You Are On Your Own If You Are Caught Violating The Law

The President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) has sounded a note of warning to his family members that he will not use his powers as president to protect any of them who broke the law, as he is set to assume the leadership of the country.

A family member, who attended the meeting summoned by the president-elect, told DAILYTRUST reporter at the weekend that the General was very firm and solemn when he spoke to his ward in his Daura country home in Katsina State.

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Lady Bathed With Acid By Ex-lover Cries Out - Don’t Let Me Die

Aladi Sule lies critically ill at  the Federal Medical Centre, Lokoja, Kogi State.  Her body is wrapped  in bandage,  from the head to the chest. Part  of her back and  her right leg are socked in foil. One of her eyes has been “eaten” by acid and her right ear is  rolled into a small  ball.

Aladi Sule before the attack
Graphic photo of Aladi Sule can be viewed from the following link after the attack below:

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Nigerian Man Killed By Cultists Over Girlfriend In Padova, Italy

Nigerians in diaspora travel around the world with all the deadly baggages that drove them away from Nigeria.

A 34 years old Nigerian boy, Terry Agaga, has been killed in Padova, Italy. The incident happened at the early hour of Monday 20th, at about 5:30am in a black club ‘Le Parisien’ popularly called ‘Port Harcourt club’ by Nigerians.

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Bridge collapses In Kano, Kills 7

No fewer than seven people were killed in Kano on Sunday 26th April 2015, when a pedestrian bridge at Dorayi quarters, Kano, collapsed, the state Police Command said.

The command’s Public Relations Officer, ASP Magaji Majiya, confirmed the incident in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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Nigerian Police Crush Robbery Gang In Okpoko Community Near Onitsha

The Police in Okpoko community near Onitsha, have smashed a four-man armed robbery gang that has been terrorizing residents of the area on Sunday 26th April 2015 after a painstaking effort by officers of the Nigerian Police to track down the gang members in their hideouts .

Confirming this on Sunday, Mr Emeka Ugwu, the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) in charge of Okpoko, said the gang was led by one Abuchi.

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Sunday, 26 April 2015

Buhari To Probe NNPC Missing $20 Billion

Difficult times awaits alleged looters in the outgoing government of President Goodluck Jonathan as President-elect, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Sunday said his administration would take a second look at the claim by a former Governor of the Central Bank (now Emir of Kano), Muhammad Sanusi II, that $20bn, that was supposed to be remitted by the NNPC to the federation account, could not be unaccounted.

While addressing a delegation of Adamawa State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) who paid him a congratulatory visit at his campaign headquarters in Abuja on his victory at the polls, Buhari showed open bitterness that the present government turned deaf ears over the missing money when it was raised by the former governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Sanisu Lamido Sanusi, Vanguard reports.

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South Africa Express Anger over Nigeria envoy recall Over Xenophobia

South Africa has condemned Nigeria's decision to recall its ambassador over a spate of attacks against foreigners.

It called the step "unfortunate and regrettable" and said it "would be curious for a sisterly country to want to exploit such a painful episode".
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Ghana Ordered To Stop New Oil Drilling In Disputed Waters With Ivory Coast

Ghana has been told by an international tribunal not to begin any new offshore drilling for oil in disputed waters with the Ivory Coast.

The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea did, however, allow Ghana to continue developing current oilfields.
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SHOCKING: 35 Years Old Nigerian Woman Kills Her Husband In USA Over Infidelity

A 35-year-old Nigerian woman has been charged with killing her husband, who she claimed abused and cheated on her with several women including her sister and their nanny's daughter, according to court records.

The husband, 37-year-old Adeyinka Adebamiro, was found stabbed in a first-floor spare bedroom of the couple's home in the 1300 block of Healy Court early Thursday, according to court documents obtained by The News Journal.
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