Thursday, September 17, 2015

Coup in Burkina Faso: As Military Overthrows Civilian Government Detains Prime Minister, Arrest Several Ministers

Members of Burkina Faso’s Presidential Guard on Thursday announced the dissolution of the government on national television, saying President Michel Kafando had been ousted.
A military official said on state-run media in Ouagadougou that they had put in place a national democracy council charged with organizing democratic and inclusive elections.

Lagos Government To Buy New Helicopter

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State is planning to buy a new helicopter for the state.

Lagos State currently has two Bell 412 helicopters, with each costing $6.7m (N1.319bn), according to estimates.

The purchase of the new helicopter and other security gadget was pegged at N5.3bn in the budget re-ordering letter sent to the House of Assembly for approval.

The Assembly on Tuesday had set up a committee to review the request and report back to the House in a week’s time.

I Am Probing Amaechi Same Way Buhari Is Scrutinizing Jonathan’s Tenure – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday vowed to implement the recommendations of the Justice George Omereji-led judicial commission of inquiry.

He had constituted the panel to probe the sale of Rivers’ assets and to also look into other matters concerning the management of state resources by the past administration.

Pastor Robbed Widow During Husband's Funeral In Akwa Ibom

A man of God has been nabbed fore robbing a widow during her husband's funeral.

Overseer of City of Reality Christian Centre, located at Ediene Ikot Obio Imo in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has been arrested after he was manipulated in robbing a woman whose husband had just been buried, of cash amounting to over N600,000, two cell phones, a cheque book and ATM card belonging to the deceased, and a briefcase containing the late deceased documents, which was handed over to the
woman’s son for safe keeping..

It was gathered that the pastor who hails from Enen Atai, Itu Local Government Area, had attended the burial held at Ituk Mbag in Uruan Local Government Area of the state uninvited, but as man of God, he was welcomed by the family of the late man, not knowing he had come with another mission; to steal and to rob.

While at the funeral, Apostle Etim, a father of one, carefully monitored the widow as she received sympathizers as they gave her one gift or the other and at the end of the day, he swooped in and stole the bag that contained the money and the other items.

It was learnt that after stealing the bag, the pastor immediately used the stolen cash to acquire a land in Uyo, emptied the account of the late man with the ATM card and handed over the dead man's phones to his wife while keeping the other belonging to the woman, for himself.

But nemesis was to soon catch up with the criminal pastor as he was tracked down by the Department of State Services (DSS), through the stolen phones and was arrested while conducting a church service at his church.

During interrogation, Apostle Etim admitted to his crime, blaming the devil for his actions.
“Please don’t send me to jail. The devil is trying to rubbish my ministry. Please do not involve my wife in this, she is innocent.
I did not tell her where I got the phone from. I don’t want our child to grow up without a father, please have mercy upon me,” he pleaded with the police.

He also promised to return the plot of land he bought with the stolen money to the widow as well as refund all the money he siphoned from his victim's bank account.

Man Gets Stuck In Best Friend's Wife During Illicit Sex

This is the strange story of how a man got stuck while having sex with his friend's wife.

For some men, greed and the urge to sample what belongs to others will lead to their deaths. This scenario played out in Ikot Nakanda
community in Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State where it was reported that a man identified as Etefia , tasted the forbidden fruit of his best friend's wife and got the shocker of his life when he got stuck inside the woman.

Gaddafi's Grim Prophecy Comes True: Countless Refugees Swarm Europe

Millions of refugees storming European borders have definitely come as a surprise to Western politicians. They would not have, if the West only listened to what Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi said months before he was brutally executed.

In fact, some of these people would not be seeking shelter in Europe if their homes were not destroyed as a result of short-sited aggressive Western policies.

66-year-old Man Rapes & Impregnates Teenager In Akwa Ibom

A 66 year old man , Mr. Sunday Etukudoh from Nnung Ikot Abianga in Oruk Anam Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State has been arrested for allegedly raping and impregnating, one Miss Ofonime Saturday Okon, a 13-year-old daughter of his cousin.

Indian National Arrested In Lagos Over Visa Scam

The Nigeria Police have arrested a Dubai-based Indian national, Mr Mohammed Shazul, for allegedly procuring a Dubai visa using a Nigerian man’s name without his consent.

Sources close to Federal Criminal Intelligence Investigation Department (FCIID) Annex, Alagbon Close, Lagos, made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday.

The source said that operatives from the FCIID arrested Shazul after a petition by the Nigerian, Mr Ayodotun Babalola, to the police authorities.

6 Nigerians Among Crane Crash Victims

JEDDAH: Six Nigerian pilgrims were among the 111 victims of Friday’s crane crash at the Grand Mosque in Makkah.
“We lost six pilgrims — two males and four females,” Uba Mana, a spokesman for the National Haj Commission of Nigeria, told AFP on Monday. “We can’t say this is the final death toll because the situation is still unfolding. We are still visiting the hospitals and mortuaries in search of more casualties from Nigeria,” he said.
Mana said some 58,000 Nigerians were already in the Kingdom for the Haj out of 76,000 expected for this year’s pilgrimage.

OPC Condemns Killing Of DSS Operatives By Pipeline Vandals

The Director of Media and Publicity of Oodua People’s Congress, (OPC) led by Otunba Gani Adams, Barrister Yinka Oguntimehin, has condemned the gruesome killing of 10 members of State Security Operatives by pipeline vandals in Isawo, Ikorodu , Lagos state.

Oguntimehin in a release made available to the media in Lagos on Thursday described the action of the vandals as “highly condemnable” and “brazen in its criminality which is injurious to the national psyche only perpetrated by sub – human beings who are not fit to live.”