Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The West’s Brawndo Journalism

by Captain Fifteen
I’m appalled at just how crude, self-righteous, and horribly one-sided our mainstream reporting is. What baffles me even more is that the majority of the people I’ve spoken to on the Western side of the Iron Curtain don’t notice it and shudder when I mention the word “propaganda” when referring to it. It seems to be such a Pavlovian response that every time I see the reaction, the electrolytes scene from the movie Idiocracy immediately comes to mind (; hence the title of the article.

CrossTalk: Minsk 2.0 RIP?


International Military Review – Syria, 1 July, 2015


30.06.2015 Crisis News


On Buhari/Osinbajo Public Asset Declaration: The "30 Days" Verification Is Over

The Genesis
During the campaign period President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice Yemi Osinbajo pledged to publicly declare their assets in line with their "transparent" leadership. On the eve of Buhari/Osinbajo inauguration (May 28, 2015), President Buhari and Osinbajo filed their secret asset declaration with Code of Conduct Bureau(CCB) in line with the constitutional provisions. Two days later, Nigerians were however shocked when Buhari's spokesman Alhaji Shehu Garba on air to tell the public that by "declaring with CCB, Muhammadu Buhari and Yemi Osinbajo had fulfilled one of their pledge".

Five to appear in court for killing DPO

The Oyo State Ministry of Justice has recommended that five of the 32 suspects arrested in the killing of Ike Nwogu should be tried by the police.

Nwogu was until his death the Divisional Police Officer in charge of the Agugu division in Ibadan.

Man poses as importer, defrauds trader of N10m

A member of a syndicate, Festus Anyaere, has been arrested for allegedly conniving with seven others at large to defraud a trader, Temitope Ibitoye, of N10m.

It was gathered that the 33-year-old suspect had sometime in February 2012 approached Ibitoye in the Ebute Ero Market, parading himself as an importer of stoves and other household items.

Robbers strangle driver in Lagos gardens

Operatives of the Anti-Robbery Squad of the State Department of Criminal Investigation, Yaba, Lagos State, have arrested a five-man gang for allegedly strangling a cab driver, Sonye Chukwudi, aka Zack Friday.


There Is Nothing Like Mr. Right, You Will Wait Forever If You Are Looking For That - Susan Peters

Nollywood actress ,Susan Peters has said there is no  such thing like 'Mr Right".

Akande, ACF disagree over APC crisis

A pan-North socio-political organisation, Arewa Consultative Forum, has lashed out at a former acting National Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Chief Bisi Akande, over an alleged anti-North statement.

Akande had, in a letter made public on Monday, alleged among other things, that some members of the northern elite, who included oil subsidy barons and business cartels, were behind the crisis engulfing the ruling party at the national level.

Naira falls to 230, dollar supply dries up

These are definitely not interesting times for the nation’s economy, particularly the national currency, the naira, no thanks to the depleting reserves and the subsequent banning of importers of 41 items from the foreign exchange market by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

We won’t pay staff schools workers’ salaries again – FG

The Federal Government has formally hands off the payment of salaries of teaching and non-academic workers of staff schools in institutions across the country.

The National Salaries, Incomes and Wages Commission specifically said government should not be responsible for the payment of their salaries because of its overbearing effect on the budget.

Crisis: Buhari meets Gbajabiamilia, others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday evening met behind closed-doors with some members of the House of Representatives.

Fani-Kayode changes name

Following his discharge and acquittal of money laundering charges on Wednesday by a Federal High Court in Lagos, a former Minster of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has changed his name.

Fani-Kayode, who read a prepared speech outside the courtroom shortly after Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia set him free, said his trial which began in 2008 had almost destroyed his life, his family and his reputation.

Jilted job seeker bathes ex-lover with acid

The police in Lagos have arrested a man, Paul Nwokobia, for allegedly pouring acid on his ex-lover, Rosemary Nnaife, in the Surulere area of the state.

PUNCH Metro learnt that Nwokobia, who was arrested by policemen from the Itire division, was apprehended along with three of his friends ─ who were identified as accomplices.

Mavin Boss, Don Jazzy Congratulates 3 of his Mavins on their new Glo deal

Astonishing news! Mavin artists - Korede Bello, Reekado Banks and Di'Ja have been announced as Glo ambassadors. Don Jazzy is authoritatively a virtuoso! He took this obscure artists, made them hotshots overnight and now they are ambassadors to one of the biggest brands in Nigeria.Continue..

Check out 3 of Fuji Star Pasuma Baby Mamas And 10 Kids (Pics)

The man of many ladies himself, Fuji star Wasiu Alabi Pasuma wonder is fond to dating socialites everywhere throughout the world. His three known Baby manas (one in Nigeria and 2 abroad) delivered 10 youngsters for him. Alabi is honored with 10 kids, 2 young men and 8 young ladies. Look at their photographs underneath
See more bellow.

VP Osinbajo Visits Baby Girl Disfigured During B'Haram Attack (Photo)

The Vice President, who was in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital today, met with this child who is a casualty of Boko Haram and her mom at the Maiduguri Teaching healing facility.
So Sad!

Photos Of Former Rivers State Gov. Amaechi At A Cowboy Dinner Outing In Lagos

The previous Rivers state Governor, was at a cowboy cowboy that took place on the night of 29th June in Lagos for the outgoing American Consul-General, Mr. Jeffrey J. Hawkins, Jr. Other people who went to the occasion are : Dr. Kayode Fayemi; Bashorun Dele Momodu; Senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi; Pastor Paul Adefarasin; Hon. Dakuku Peterside; Mr. Tonye Cole; and others 
See more pics after the jump..

What Is Wrong With these Photos (Riri Version )

Why does Riri like to cause trouble anywhere she goes?
See full photo after the jump break.

Beyonce shares family pics from their last vacation

The famous singer look to Facebook to share photographs of herself, her spouse Jay Z and their girl Blue Ivy as they relaxed on a family getaway as of late. More photographs bellow

#SaveKanoNine: 9 People Sentenced to Death for Blaspheming Against the Prophet Muhammad in Kano, Nigerians React

9 people have been sentenced to death in Kano state for blaspheming against the Prophet Muhammad and that has drawn a public outcry on social media. The incident occurred in June, and last Thurday, an Upper Shari’a court sentenced them to death. The Kano State Sharia Court of Appeal, in a statement, said the nine were found guilty under Sections 110 and 382b of the Sharia Penal Court law of 2000. Reacting to the judgement, many took to Twitter to appeal for the sentence to be overturned. The #SaveKanoNine hashtag began to trend, with many calling for higher-placed individuals and bodies such as Amnesty International to interfere.

Malawian Prostitute, Sandra Ntonya Claims She Slept With Both Yaya Toure and Kolo Toure

According to ,UK-based Malawian prostitute, Sandra Ntonya (real name Andulire Mwambira), who claimed last week that she had a series of sex encounters with Manchester City star Yaya Toure, has revealed that she also slept with the midfielder’s brother Kolo of liverpool.

Floyd Mayweather shows off his 3 billion Naira worth of jewelery

That is impeccable, raw diamond worth $15million. The chains are worth $10million and the arm ornaments worth $5million. Indeed, he made $300million in only one he can! In the maintime, see the stash of cash he shared on instagram bellow.

Photos: EFCC arraigns two men for defrauding American of $64,000

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday July 1, 2015, arraigned the duo of Osaze Akhigbe and Ndekwu Jindu before Justice Lawal Akapo of the Lagos State High Court, Ikeja on an 11-count charge bordering on conspiracy to obtain goods and money by false pretence. The defendants, Akhigbe and Jindu were arrested by the EFCC sometime in 2013 based on a petition from one Jolanta K, an American. Jolanta alleged that she met jindu, who introduced himself as a self-employed Caucasian pharmacist, online in June 2012.

Floods Submerge 20 Houses, Render 1,000 Homeless In Akwa Ibom

By Idongesit Ashameri, Uyo

No fewer than 20 residential houses have been submerged and over 1,000 people rendered homeless following a three-day downpour in Afaha Ikot-Eyo Edo in Esit Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

Osinbajo At Dalori IDP Camp In Maiduguri (Photo)

This morning, the vice president made an unannounced visit to maiduguri and he's visiting the internally displaced persons' camp in Maiduguri.

Photos as Wali Hands Over To Amina Zakari Following Her Appointment By Pres. Buhari

Pictured below is Amb. Ahmad M. Wali handing over to Comm. Amina B. Zakari following her appointment by President Buhari

Again Two Suicide Bombers Blow Selves Up In Borno

Two suicide bombers on Wednesday morning accidentally blew up themselves at Molai Leprosy/General Hospital and about 100 metres away from a locally established market, living both of them dead with two people injured as many residents including admitted patients and hospital workers scamper for safety.

Employers Making Things Difficult For Job Seekers Everyday

Sometimes, I just wonder how all these crazy demands from job seekers started in this country.

Companies advertise for Graduate Trainee openings stipulating maximum age of 24 years and yet stating Masters degree is added advantage.Apparently, they expect one to have a Masters degree at age 24.

Fayose Congratulates Femi Olukayode

The Governor  of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose  took to his twitter handle to congratulate Femi Fani- Kayode over his triumph at a Federal high court in Lagos today.

See more tweets after the jump

Ranking Of Nigerian States By Poverty Rates by United Nations

United Nations' Multi Dimensional Poverty Index The United Nations' Global Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index has three measurements and 10 indicators in evaluating Overall Poverty. Every measurement is similarly weighted, every indicator within a measurement is additionally weighted, and included.

NASS Crisis May Lead To Buhari’s Impeachment – Lawyer -

An Abia State-based constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Dr. Anthony Agbazuere, has warned the leadership of the ruling All Progressive Congress to treat with caution, the leadership crisis rocking the National Assembly, saying it can consume both APC and President Muhammadu Buhari if not carefully handled.

NASS Crisis May Lead To Buhari’s Impeachment – Lawyer

An Abia State-based constitutional lawyer and human rights activist, Dr. Anthony Agbazuere, has warned the leadership of the ruling All Progressive Congress to treat with caution, the leadership crisis rocking the National Assembly, saying it can consume both APC and President Muhammadu Buhari if not carefully handled.

Thief Who Stole From A Church Almost Beaten To Death In Lagos(picture)

A young man who specializes in stealing from a church was caught finally and almost beaten to death.


Efcc’s Threat Of Arrest Confined Kwankwaso To His Residence – Lawyer

KANO – Kwankwaso’s Attorney, Barrister Okechukwu Eze Wednesday told a Kano High court sitting in Gezawa that how EFCC threat of arrest of former Governor of Kano, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has confined him to his residence in Abuja.

Addressing the court on the experte motion filed to restraints the Anti corruption Agency from arresting the former Kano Governor but now Senator representing Kano central explained that the move by EFCC if executed would denied his client fundamental rights.

Shocking Video: Woman caught on camera stealing flat screen TV

A store in Lusaka, Zambia posted a CCTV footage of a lady smoothly stealing a flat screen plasma TV from their store and putting it between her legs while a female associate looks out for her. She then leaves normally like nothing happened. See the bellow..

Photo: Femi Olukayode Celebrates With Girlfriend In Bed After Court Victory (photo)

See more pics bellow.

Criticizing Buhari Over "President Michelle Of West Germany" Gaffe Is Ignorant.

I have read people refer to President Buhari as "clueless" and suchlike adjectives of disesteem suggesting cognitive incapacity - for his recent reference to German Chancellor Angela Merkel as "President Michelle of West Germany" . That is ignorant. And I will explain why shortly.

Court Dismisses FG’s Suit To Extradite Kashamu

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed an application for the extradition of Ogun-East Senator in the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, to the United States of America to face illicit drugs related offence trial.

The immediate past Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, had filed the application on May 28, 2015 upon a United State government’s request asking the Nigerian government to submit Kashamu for extradition.

PDP Rejects Zakari As INEC Boss

The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has rejected the appointment of Mrs. Amina Zakari as the Acting National Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Zakari was appointed as the acting boss of the commission on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari following the conclusion of the term of office of Prof. Attahiru Jega.

Elizabeth Hurley looks younger in her recent pics (photos)

The model and actress looked amazing and younger than her age in a plunging pink dress as she attended a charity event in the UK yesterday evening. More photos bellow.

Beyonce flashes her hot legs in cut-out dress.

The artist flaunted her legs in a cut-out dark dress with thigh-high slit as she touched base at her office in New York yesterday. See more photographs bellow.

Photos of FFK & his fiancee at his court hearing today

He was discharged and absolved of money laundering today. More photographs bellow.

Pics: Nicole Scherzinger Twerks In Her Orange Pant As She Celebrates With Her Man

Nicole Scherzinger appreciated a wild night out with companions, including Prince Andrew's buddy Caroline Stanbury and footballer Patjim Kasami in Mykonos, Greece on Sunday night to commend her birthday.

See more pics bellow.

Photos as Professor Jega officially hands over!

See more photos bellow.