Friday, August 21, 2015

US Frowns At Oshiomhole Over Comments On $6bn Theft

The United States is presently showing displeasure over comments made by the Edo state governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, that some senior officials of the Department of State had given a name of a former minister who served under the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan and alleged the the said person stole $6 billion.

Lawmaker Disgraced for Forging UNIPORT Certificate (PHOTO)

Following alleged forgery of University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) Certificate by one lawmaker representing Aba North State Constituency, Mr. Emeka Nnamani, the institution has through its Registrar disowned the lawmaker, Nnamani as a graduate of the University, saying he did not graduate.

China To Invest $1 Billion In Nasarawa

Chinese government is ready to invest one billion dollars in Nasarawa State in the next five years through Tongyi group as part of its strategic partnership aimed at boosting commerce and trade.

This was disclosed by Mr. Yong Shubo, the general manager China public procurement in a chat with news men shortly after an interactive section with Nasarawa state government officials at government house Lafia.

Mr. Shubo said that China will invest in the areas of power generation, mining, airport construction, and road construction which are expected to create jobs and generate wealth for the citizens of the state.

Extortionists At The Airports (Nigerian Airport corporate beggars)

On Monday, a girl who was billed to wed on Saturday returned from UK aboard British Airways flight. After going through Immigration checks, she went to the carousel to pick her luggage. As she was exiting from arrivals, she was stopped by a Nigerian Customs Service officer who directed her to open her luggage. She complied. After they searched her luggage and did not find anything incriminating, they picked her wedding gown and said it was contraband; therefore she had to pay N30, 000 tax for it. She protested and said that it was her personal effect; that she did not buy it for sale and there was only one wedding gown in her luggage. They insisted she must pay.

Igbo Corper That Converted To Islam Over Buhari Writes Nigerians An Open Letter

I just got a call and this email from Chukwuma Austin Dike, the Igbo corp member who recently shocked Nigerians after he converted to Islam from Christianity. Chukwuma, (pictured above), was serving as a Batch C corp member in Konshisha LGA Benue State when he made the conversion to fulfill his Buhari vow.

Nigerian Military Liberates Gudumbali In Borno, Loses 2 Soldiers

As part of its continued offensive operations against the Boko Haram terrorists, the Nigerian Military has liberated Gudumbali town in Guzamala local government area of Borno. According to a statement released on Friday in Abuja by the Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman, the attack on the town was carried out by troops of 7 Brigade.

Landlady allegedly Sets Tenant’s Son Ablaze In Ajegunle

*He was burnt while setting fire to my house—LANDLADY

LAGOS—Controversy is currently trailing the death of a 22-year-old man, who was allegedly set ablaze by his landlady and her children in the densely-populated Ajegunle area of Lagos.
The deceased, simply identified as Emmanuel, reportedly went to ease himself in the early hours of Tuesday, leaving his father and sister inside their one-room apartment.
His sister, who had waited endlessly for his return, went to check on him in the toilet situated at the boys quarters of the building on Alafia Street.

Militants Take Over Arepo Creeks In Ogun

Few weeks ago, the media was awash with news of a pipeline explosion at Arepo, Ogun state, where scores of vandals were reportedly burnt to death. The cause of the explosion which started the fire that was put out next day by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC was attributed to a scuffle between groups of vandals over ownership of a particular section of the NNPC owned pipeline, during which a shot fired by a member of the rival faction, hit the pipeline.

9 Tips For Keeping The Spark Alive In Your Marriage

Thinking about when you were dating should bring a smile to your face. You were young (at least younger than you are now). You had fewer pressures in your life and you could focus more time on the one you loved. If there were other important things going on, they only seemed to get in the way of your dating relationship.

Now, a few (or several) years later, it seems that everything is turned around. You have more pressures with work, hobbies, social activities and less time to spend with your spouse. Your marriage seems like it gets in the way of everything else you have to, or want to do.

Flood Takes Over Kano Metropolis(photos )

Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano
The poor drainage system in Kano was yesterday exposed as flood submerged some parts of the city.
The flood, which began immediately after a 45-minute rainfall, started at the time people were rushing to close from their business premises.

The flood sacked traders at Kurmi market and some residents from their houses around Yanmota in Dala area of the city as a result of a heavy rain, which started at about 5.41p.m.

Buhari Picks Obasanjo As 'Envoy' To Guinea-Bissau

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent former President Olusegun Obasanjo as his special envoy to Guinea Biussau to mediate in the conflict in the West African country.

According to Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, Buhari is “deeply concerned by the unfolding political situation in Guinea Bissau following the dismissal of the prime minister,
Domingos Simoes Pereira and his cabinet by President Jose Mario Vaz”.

Warri Refinery Crippled By Disrepair, Corruption, Shuts Down

Warri Refinery Crippled By Disrepair, Corruption, Shuts Down - Sahara Reporters

Despite official claims that Nigeria’s newly refurbished refineries were making profits and helping to combat fuel scarcity, SaharaReporters has learned that the Warri refinery in Delta State remains a drainpipe, a symbol of the rot in Nigeria’s opaque and shady oil sector.

Inspector-General of Police Directs Hospitals To Treat Gunshot Victims

Solomon Arase, inspector-general of police, has directed hospitals to give medical care to victims of gunshot wounds. It has been the unwritten rule of Nigerian hospitals to deny people with gunshot wounds medical care for fear of being implicated without the involvement of the police. But on Friday, Arase enjoined citizens, including medical personnel, to attend to accident victims and persons with gunshot wounds and thereafter inform the police for necessary action.

Have You Checked Your Microwave For Radiation Lately?

I just got this piece from a friend

When Was The Last Time You Checked Your Microwave For Radiation
Leakage? Yes, I Did Say Radiation Leakage, Because Any Microwave Can
Start Leaking Radiation Any Time, For Whatever Reasons. And Such A
Leakage Is Hazardous To Humans And Pets In The House.

Dangote Group Massive Graduates And Exp. Job Recruitment

The Dangote Group is a diversified and fully integrated conglomerate with interests across a range of sectors in Nigeria and Africa. Current interests include Cement, Sugar, Flour, Salt, Pasta, Beverages, Noodles, Poly Products, Transportation and real estate with new initiatives in the Oil and Gas, Telecommunication, Fertilizer and Steel sector of the economy.

President Buhari: The Dangers Of One-man-show - The Nation

Perversive aura of power We must not grant President Muhammadu Buhari too much comfort. We cannot afford to blink or take our eyes off the ball. Not anymore; not after all the tormenting disappointments that have emanated from that Aso Rock Presidential Villa since 1999. Why should a President Olusegun Obasanjo have failed so woefully having rode into the scene with cognate experience none else in Nigeria’s history had? Yet he managed to set us back many years. Did we not think that President Goodluck Jonathan brandishing a PhD, and all that shoelessness, was indeed a breath of fresh air? But he fouled our air so much we are still choking.

Buhari’s Integrity Increases Power Supply, Says APC: Punch

The integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari has led to the seeming stability in power generation and has also ensured an increase in its supply, the All Progressives Congress has said.

It also stated that without adequate improvement in power supply, the President may not be able to fulfil most of his campaign promises.

IMSU Bans Pouring Of Water On Graduates (pictures)

The thread of pouring water on students at the end of their final exams is no new news in our Nigeria higher institutions... But over the years, it has really gone bad, as some students now use this medium to perpetrate evil on this graduating ones..

Elumelu’s Afriland Properties Responds To Termination Of Falomo Shopping Centre

Elumelu’s Afriland Properties responds to termination of Falomo Shopping Centre concession agreement.

Afriland Properties Plc has been forced to respond to a statement by the Lagos governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, in which he cancelled a concession agreement between the company and the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC) for the redesigning and development of the Falomo Shopping Centre.

Adamawa Varsity Reopens, Recruits 80 Hunters

The authorities of Adamawa State University, Mubi, have recruited 80 vigilante men and hunters to ensure the security of the university community. Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof Joshua Shall, disclosed this to newsmen in Mubi on Thursday, just as the institution resumed academic activities. Shall said the institution was aware of the complementary role played by the vigilance groups and hunters assisting the military to recapture Mubi town after it was overran by insurgents in October 2014, and therefore decided to recruited them to continue with their complementary role.