Friday, March 4, 2016

Ukraine SITREP March 4th, 2016 by Scott

A great Russian doctor, a pure genius, Zurab Kekelidze, once said that we can’t begin every morning with the news about a war next door. If we do, we are at risk for developing posttraumatic stress disorder that may never go away. To add a little good news, humor and clean fun to our daily dose of war news, I started posting short entertaining videos of different places and corners of the biggest country in the world, Russia. If you have a moment, please, check them out.

#Ciara'sDrawer: Alesh Akeem's Father Dies (Photos)

Pics: Nigerian Student Who Gifted His Drawing Of Ciara To Her Lost Dad After

It has been confirmed that the father of Alesh Akeem, Nigerian student and artist who recently presented a portrait to award winning American singer, Ciara is dead. gathered that Alesh Akeem’s father Mr. Ismail Oriyomi Aleshinloye, was confirmed dead in the early hours of Tuesday 1st of March 2016 after experiencing serious difficulties in breathing.

Police divisional headquarters, Panti in Yaba on fire.

The fire started at about 1:30pm at the police station also known as State Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Panti, Yaba area of Lagos.

Eyewitness told that Policemen were scaring passersby away, preventing them from taking pictures.

Other sources claimed that the inferno has hit a Police barrack beside the station.

Emir Promised Kano Youth Cars, Houses To Capture, Convert Xtian Girls- Mrs Oruru

Irate youths almost killed me at emir’s palace – Mum

Could you tell us how your daughter disappeared from Bayelsa?

On August 12, being a Tuesday, after we took our breakfast, I went to the market, from where I went to visit one of my relations. By the time I returned home, one of my children was angry and complained that Ese, who went out in the morning had not returned and that she left the house at about 11 o’clock that fateful day. I asked him whether he beat her and he said no. I asked if they had a programme in church and he said no. At that point, I began to get worried and wondered where Ese must have gone.

8 Mistakes You Must Avoid While Applying For Scholarships

Applying For Scholarships can be tricky. There are currently several scholarships going on. You can check them out here.

However many students fail to get selected for scholarships, several times, why is this the case?

1. Applying when not eligible: Scholarship schemes are targeted at a specific class of students or audience (200 level students, Medical students, graduates of specified courses etc). Your application is bound to be denied if you do not belong to the desirable audience. Ensure you meet the scholarship requirements before applying.

Niger-Delta Militants Bomb Pipeline In Under Water Attack

Niger Delta Militants Bomb Pipeline In Sophisticated Under Water Attack
— 4th March 2016
A sophisticated attack on a sub-sea pipeline in Nigeria’s Delta might herald a return to the kind of widespread militant violence that crippled the oil industry in Africa’s top producer less than a decade ago.

Attacks on oil facilities have been on the rise in the swamps since President Muhammadu Buhari vowed to shake up a fraud-ridden amnesty program for rebels who stopped blowing up pipelines in 2009 in exchange for cash and generous contracts.

Lassa-fever Kills Corper Doctor, Kelechi-aaron In Kaduna

NYSC Mourns Death Of Corps Member Who Died From Lassa Fever

Dr. Ogboji Kelechi Aaron

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has lamented the death of a corps member, Dr. Ogboji Kelechi Aaron, who was reportedly killed, last month, by the Lassa fever, while in active service in Kaduna State.

Graphic Photos From The Accident On Akure Highway

No fewer than 15 people were today roasted to death in an autocrach which occurred along Akure-owo road

The accident which happened around 5 occurred at Uso area of the road leaving the victims burnt beyond recognition

An eye witness reveals that the two buses loaded fully loaded with passengers colluded with a truck that is leaded with petrol

Fire started immediately and many of the victims were trapped in the accident resulting into their death

Fleeing Boko Haram Terrorists Gunned Down By Troops In Sambisa Forest. Photos

Troops of 21 Brigade Bama, under 7 Division area of operational responsibility, in a blocking position, have at the early hours of today, cleared escaping Boko Haram terrorists that came through Sabsawa axis of Sambisa forest. The troops also recovered a Toyota Hilux, 2 AK-47 rifles with registration numbers 58006915 and KO 35839, as well as 37 rounds of 12.7mm metal linked ammunition. Unfortunately, one officer sustained injury during the encounter. He is however in a stable condition.

FG, EFCC Didn’t Disobey Court Order, Judge Tells Dasuki

Another judge of a Federal Capital Territory High Court in Maitama, Abuja, Justice Peter Affen, on Friday ruled that the continued detention of the immediate past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), did not violate his order granting the ex-NSA bail on December 21, 2015.

The judge dismissed the application by Dasuki seeking to stop his trial for alleged diversion of N19bn arms funds on the grounds that his re-arrest on December 29, 2015 violated the order of the court granting him bail.

Justice Affen ruled that the application lacked merit and ordered that the trial of the ex-NSA, who was charged along with others, must continue.

Naira Speculators Stash Idle $20bn In Banks

Ripples Nigeria is reporting that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has revealed that a few individuals are keeping about $20bn idle in domiciliary accounts in hopes that the value of the naira will further drop against the U.S dollar.......Read more -

MTN Communications sets aside $600m to settle dispute with Nigerian govt

South African Mobile Telecommunications company MTN say they have set aside $600m to settle its dispute with the Nigerian government. The company announced on Thursday a surprise 5.2 percent increase in its dividend to 1,310 cents per share, posting a 50 percent drop in Annual profits and said while it has had a challenging year, it has set aside $600m to pay the Federal government after the company was issued a $3.9b fine for not ending sim card registration at the Nigerian Communications Commission stipulated time. Last week MTN made a 'good faith payment' of $250m towards reaching an amicable settlement after the telecommunications giant withdrew a court case challenging the FG's $3.9b fine.