Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Is Donald Trump "America's Putin"?

According to Donald Trump, the United States has recently ruined its relations not only with Russia but with countries throughout the world; "Nobody likes us… we are like a big bully," Trump said.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talks to reporters as he arrives in Laredo, Texas July 23, 2015

Two Moroccan Women Infect 16 ISIL Terrorists with AIDS

As militants of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS) continue to hold off an international air strike coalition and advances from local fighters in Syria and Iraq, the terror group is now facing a new threat that has already wiped off some of its members: sexually transmitted disease.

In this October 22, 2014, file photo, thick smoke from an airstrike by the US-led coalition rises in Kobani, Syria, as seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border.

Attack On Jonathan: Oshiomhole Is A Villa Sycophant , Says Orubebe

ABUJA – The Ex-Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Elder Godsday Peter Orubebe, Tuesday, took a swipe at the Governor of Edo State, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole over his recent criticisms of former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration, describing him as a villa sycophant who is willing to switch allegiance to whoever is in power.

Orubebe who lambasted Comrade Oshiomhole, while speaking with selected journalists in Abuja, further berated the governor for speaking against former president, Dr. Jonathan who he said was a great leader.

Ernest Asuzu Suffers Partial Stroke In Lagos

Some years back, he was one of Nigeria’s finest actors with expert delivery of lines and character. There was no film worth a mention at that time that Ernest wasn’t featured. He was a darling to many Nigeria’s movie viewers until he disappeared from the screens and for a long time, nothing was heard of him.

He also enjoyed a strong relationship with another actress, Obot Etuk at the time to the extent that Ernest moved in to live with Etuk in her Okota, Lagos house. Anyway, that was way back. For those who have been asking questions on the whereabouts of Ernest, news of his present position may not interest his fans.

Publisher, Seun Oloketuyi Remanded In Prison For Defamatory Publication Against Bank MD

The Police in Lagos on Tuesday arraigned a publisher of a news website, Naijahottestgist.com, before a Federal High Court, Lagos for allegedly publishing a defamatory story against the Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc.

The accused, Seun Oloketuyi, 39, is standing trial on a two-count charge bordering on defamation.

The Prosecutor, Mr Olakanmi Omisope, told the court that the accused committed the alleged offences sometime in June, in Lagos.

Russian Tanks in Donbass? A ‘Bunch of Lies’ – Analyst

A leading Russian military expert dismissed as “nonsense” Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko’s recent claim about Russia allegedly sending hundreds of tanks and artillery pieces to Donbass.

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko delivers a speech during a ceremony marking the handing over of heavy military equipments to Ukrainian forces in northeastern town of Chuguev , Kharkiv region on August 22, 2015

New wage formula for legislators to be released next month- RMAFC boss says

The chairman of the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission commission, Elias Mbam says a new wage formula for members of the National assembly will be released next month by the commission. RMAFC is the government agency saddled with the responsibility of determining the remunerations of political office holders in Nigeria.


Jonathan recruited 1600 into Immigration, not Parradang - NIS Senior Officers

Some concerned Senior officials of the Nigerian Immigration Service have released a statement defending their suspended boss, Mr. David Parradang, in the controversial recruitment exercise that rocked the agency during the last administration.

Femi Adesina, spokesperson of President Buhari last week stated that Parradang was suspended by president Buhari for his alleged involvement in the recruitment exercise that led to the death of 16 applicants. The statement from the concerned officials after the jump...

Four Nigerians In Arrested Jakarta Over Proper Stay Permits

Jakarta. An immigration office in Jakarta on Tuesday arrested four Nigerian nationals without proper stay permits at an apartment complex in Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta.

Hambali Haryadinata, head of the North Jakarta Immigration Office, said that officers on Tuesday morning had raided the apartment units of the four Nigerians, identified as VC, DC, CF, and FU, after receiving reports over suspicious activities from other residents.

National Identity Card To Complement Voters Card-buhari

By Levinus Nwabughiogu

ABUJA – President Mohammdu Buhari has emphasised the importance of National identity card to all Nigerians of voting age, stating that it would in the future complement the Voters card.

The president who registered on Tuesday at the presidential Villa, Abuja to obtain his national identity card urged Nigerians to embrace the exercise.

Speaking to State House Correspondents after the registration that was supervised by Director-General of the National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Mr. Chris Onyemenam said for the purposes of credible elections, Nigerians should ensure that get registered.

Resign Or Be Sacked From INEC – Ozekhome Warns Amina Zakari

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mike Ozekhome, has again called for the resignation of Amina Zakari as the acting Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

His call followed speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari may make her substantive head of the commission.

Zakari, who was National Commissioner at INEC, replaced Prof. Attahiru Jega, whose five-year tenure as the INEC chairman ended on June 30.

EFCC reacts to alleged diversion of N1trn by its chairman...

EFCC has released a statement reacting to the reported diversion of N1 trillion by the commission's chairman, Ibrahim Lamorde which was published yesterday August 24th. The agency in a statement published on its website this morning, refuted the claims, adding that the commission is not afraid of probe. The statement below..

Unconscious body on Oba Akran road, Ikeja this morning (graphic)

The man was on the floor, bleeding and unconscious and according to the reader who sent in the photo, everyone was just standing there. Full pic after the cut...

'I beat my wife for refusing to have sex with me' 40 year old man tells court

A man named Salau Kehinde who was accused of beating his wife told a Customary Court in Ikorodu, Lagos that he indeed physically abuses his wife whenever she refuses to have sex with him.

His wife, Shakirat approached the court seeking for dissolution of their 10-year old marriage that has produced two children. This was because of his continuous assault anytime she returned from work and refused to have sex because she was either too tired or for other reasons.

Woman runs over her husband after arguement, kills him (Graphic)

A woman intentionally ran over her husband in Lanham, MD, Maryland, USA with her SUV on Sunday afternoon after they argued over something. The man, who you can see under the tyre (right pic) was pronounced dead on the scene.
 The suspect, Araceli Alvarez-Mendoza, 37, and her husband, Fernando Fragoso-Duana, 36, got into an argument at their home on the 9400 block of Worrell Avenue, according to Prince George's County police. Fragoso-Duana then left the home and began walking in the neighborhood.

Ikorodu robbery suspects sue IGP; say they were forced to make false statements

The four armed robbery suspects arrested in July in connection with the Ikorodu Bank robbery which occurred on June 24th, have dragged the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase before a Federal High Court in Lagos over claims that they were forced to confess to being part of an 18-man armed robbery gang that attacked the banks.

The four men were paraded before newsmen on July 6th where they confessed to being involved in the robbery attack. The court paper which has been filed before Justice Mohammed Yunusa through their lawyer, A Akanbi, states that they made confessional statement to newsmen under duress.

Photos: Saouth Africa pastor prays snake spirit into his members, then 'sends' them to Nigeria

Below is how the church of the controversial SA pastor is reporting his latest wonder deliverance
"The man of God commanded the sheep to come to the front & he started demonstrating power through them. He first commanded the spirit of a snake to enter into them and commanded the spirit to show its character in them. They started moving like snakes and behaving like snakes. He then sent them to go to Nigeria and they started to speak like Nigerians. He further demonstrated by sending them into the water and commanded them to swim.

Pregnant woman, baby, among those killed in Damaturu bomb blast

A pregnant woman and a baby were among those who died in a twin suicide bomb attack at a bus terminal in Damaturu in Yobe state this morning. The state police commands spokesperson, DSP Toyin Gbadegeshin said this to news men after the incident

“The suicide bomb girl detonated the explosive at the screening centre of the motor park gate, killing herself and four others, including a pregnant woman and a baby. The other explosive went off at about the same time with the first one at Pompomari, when a suspected male suicide bomber, sensing he will be apprehended, ran into a nearby bush and the explosive went off, killing him alone,” he said.

Cultists Shoot APC Chieftain's Only Son To Death

A BLOODY clash between two rival cult groups at the University of Jos (UNIJOS) over the weekend has left a student dead. Sources claimed that the incident occurred at Gondola, near Angwan Rukuba in Jos North local council, as members of a group went to the room of a member of a rival cult simply identified as Nanfwan, a diploma student at the institution’s Centre for Continuing Education.

LASG Removes Fashola’s Budget Spending From Website

The Lagos State Government has removed the list of contracts awarded under the administration of former Governor Babatunde Fashola.

The list which was published on the website of the state’s Public Procurement Agency, www.lagosppa.gov.ng, stated that Fashola’s administration spent N78.3m on his personal website, www.tundefashola.com, in 2014.

University Status: Alvan Ikoku "University" Of Education Is Boiling (photo)

For two weeks now, the rumor that the federal government is planning to strip the newly converted colleges of education to universities of education their university status has been on air. Here in alvan, the news has not gone down well with the school community.

Ban Ki-moon Teaches Secondary School Students In Garki, Abuja (Photo)

As part of his visit to Nigeria,United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki Moon visited a Junior Secondary School in Garki area of Abuja where he taught the students the beneficial effects of all classes of food.

Osun State Judge In Husband Snatching Drama

The National Judicial Council has issued a query over allegation of amorous scandal against a judge in the Osun State judiciary, Justice Olamide Oloyede, who initiated a petition calling for the removal of the state Governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola.

The NJC issued the query dated July 28, 2015 and with reference number, NJC/S.29 HC.OS/16/1/55,
against Justice Oloyede upon a petition by a mother of four, Mrs. Emily Richard-Obire, who accused the judge of cohabiting with her (Richard-Obire’s) husband.

Oloyede came to prominence recently after she submitted a petition to the Osun State House of
Assembly calling for the removal of Aregbesola on the grounds of his alleged financial

Dear Job Seeker, Is Your Computer Literacy Enough?

I hear people often say, ‘I am computer literate’ and I am wondering what they meant by that. The statement does not answer any question. For God sake, there are over a hundred thing you can do with a computer, so telling me that you are computer literate is very ambiguous. Bypass the computer literacy cliché and just tell me what exactly it is you can do with the computer.

Almost every CV on my table has that cliché ‘Computer Literate with Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications’ or Proficient with Word, Excel, Power Point and Internet Appreciation and I am like , and so? Is that all?

Thugs Beat Mother, Smash Baby Against The Floor

Some thugs have allegedly beaten up a woman, who was identified simply as Beatrice, and smashed her two-year-old baby against the floor, killing the toddler.

It was gathered that the incident occurred at the Bajare Camp in the Idanre Local Government Area of Ondo State.

Witnesses told our correspondent that the thugs attacked Beatrice on the instruction of a middle-aged woman, identified simply as Toyin, following a disagreement between the women.

JAMB UTME 2016 Sales Of Form Begins August 31st - Find Important Guidelines

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has perfected plans to begin the 2016 sales of UTME form by August 31st, 2015.

This was made known by the board’s Head of Information, Dr Fabian Benjamin in statement today in Lagos It was gathered that the decision of the board to make the form available now is to prepare candidates early for the 2016 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME).

Buhari's Lack Of Economic Team Could Delay 2016 Budget Presentation-senate

The Senate is becoming uncomfortable with the perceived unpreparedness of the Muhammadu Buhari administration to submit to the National Assembly the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Policy (FSP) ahead of the presentation of the 2016 budget.

The concerns arose after a recent directive by Buhari asking the Ministries of Finance, Trade, Investments and Industries, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other relevant agencies to come up with new economic policies aimed at boosting manufacturing in the 2016 budget.

Protesting Lawyers Disrupt NBA Session Over Amaechi!

Members of the Port-Harcourt branch of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), on Monday disrupted a session of the law body’s annual conference over an invitation extended to former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Ameachi to address them.
The placard-carrying protesters opposed Ameachi’s presence on the ground that Amaechi’s government shut courts in the state for one year during his tenure.

The protest degenerated into brawl when Ameachi, who was the co-chairman of the session, wanted to speak and another group of lawyers challenged the protesters.

Toddler Dies After Eating Poisoned Rice (pictures Of Suspects)

There was confusion in the Ijora Badia area of Lagos State when a two-year-old boy, Ibrahim, died after eating a plate of rice suspected to have been poisoned.

PUNCH Metro learnt that the food was prepared by his mother, Fatimoh Azeez.

Fatimoh, however, said the food was eaten by other members of her family who were not hurt, adding that she suspected that one of her sisters-in-law, Fatimoh Rasaki, who had visited her on the day of the incident, had a hand in the death of the child.

Panel To Probe Amaechi Begins Sitting In Port Harcourt

The probe panel set-up to investigate the immediate past administration of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi has said it is not out to witch-hunt anyone.

Chairman of the committee, Justice George Omereji said this during his inaugural address to declare the sitting open.

Justice Omereji said the commission would give room for fair hearing to all parties, adding that all parties had the liberty to contract the services of any legal representative of their choice.

MTN Scraps Early Debt Payment Amid Currency Shortage

MTN Group Limited has abandoned plans to repay early, about $500 million of debt held in Nigeria, saying it can’t get hold of dollars in the African wireless carrier’s biggest market.

“We had looked to do the early resettlement but currently we are not able to,” Nik Kershaw, Head of Investor Relations, told Bloomberg on phone monday.

Suicide Bomber Hits Damaturu, Five Killed

Reports reaching DAILY POST has it that a suicide bomber struck at a busy area in Damaturu, the Yobe State capital this morning. At least five people were killed from the explosion with more than 20 others injured. Director of Media and Publicity to Yobe State Governor, Abdullahi Bego, confirmed that the dead have been evacuated to the mortuary while the injured victims are currently being attended to by health and emergency workers. Security personnel have cordoned the area. Details later…

Go and make peace with Tinubu - FFK advices Fashola

The former Minister thinks Fashola should make peace with Tinubu in the wake of the corruption allegations being leveled against him...