Thursday, March 10, 2016

OMG: Woman Soaked In Blood After Being Involved In A Tragic Accident.

According to reports making the rounds online, this woman was involved in a tragic accident during a journey within Cameroon on Tuesday. The woman who suffered serious injuries was soaked in blood as people around with the help of some local medical personnel tried to help her. The cause of the accident was not revealed and the condition of the women is still yet to be ascertained.



Apple Says FBI Could Force Company to Turn on iPhone Cameras & Microphones

Company representative says the San Bernardino case would set a precedent allowing government to convert smartphones into domestic surveillance devices.

Eddy Cue, Apple’s head of services, warned Thursday that, if the FBI wins its case to force the company to unlock an iPhone 5C owned by the employer of a terrorist, it will force a precedent opening the door to indiscriminate domestic surveillance. Cue suggests that the case could give the FBI power to force companies to make users’ cameras and microphones accessible to government surveillance apparatus and anyone else who gains access to the code.

The next Presidential election: a meaningful choice for the first time?

I don’t vote.  For one thing – I don’t want to acquire the US citizenship.  But even if I had a US passport I would not vote for the following reasons: First, the choice between the two parties is like Pepsi-Cola vs Coca-Cola: both are toxic and impossible to tell apart.  Second, every time the American people voted to support one policy, they got the exact opposite, from Bush’s “read my lips no new taxes” to Obama’s “change you can believe in”. 

Folasade Tinubu-Ojo Protests Against APC Government

The Iyaloja General of Nigeria, Chief Folasade Tinubu-Ojo, on Thursday, led market women to protest the non-inclusion of market women in President Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress administration.

Tinubu-Ojo who is also the daughter of the National Leader of the APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu led several women who converged at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja.

According to her, it was the opinion of market women of Nigeria that the present administration is not carrying them along even after they worked tirelessly to ensure the party emerged victorious during the 2015 election.

The Cameroonian army intercepted a French helicopter delivering weapons to Boko Haram

The website Afrique News Info issued a scarcely credible information, the Cameroonian army might have  intercepted a French helicopter at the North of the country providing arms, ammunition and money to the terrorist group affiliated with Daech. Citing as source a Cameroonian politician Banda Kani, national president of the New People’s Movement (NPM).

“You also know that there are two French terrorists who were arrested at the Briqueterie with explosives. […] Another factor is that a helicopter was intercepted in the north of Cameroon depositing arms, ammunition and dollars […] take their loot deposited by the helicopter. “
In support of the facts, they recall that these practices have already been seen during the post-election crisis that was played in Ivory Coast.

Photo: Mother of 2 killed by bus that suffered Brake failure in Lagos

 Marnie-Rae Harvey, a teenager who is unable to leave her home for her daily activities because she suffers from a rare condition in which blood spontaneously seeps from her eye, ears, beneath her tongue and from her scalp, says doctors are unable to determine what the cause of her illness is and have since dubbed her the ''Mystery Girl".

Baffled doctors have no idea what is causing the bleeding, which is steadily getting worse, and have dubbed her the "Mystery Girl" as they struggle to come up with a diagnosis.
Until they do, the teenager is forced to stay at home as the bleeding could start at any time, and must cope with the stigma of her condition which means she has lost most of her friends.

We spent N600m buying police dogs in the last few years- IG Arase says

The Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, today revealed that the Nigeria Police Force spent N600 million in the last few years to purchase dogs. According to The Cable, Arase said this while speaking at the inauguration of the Police Dog Breeding Centre and Ultra Modern Mounted Troop in Abuja today March 10th. Speaking at the event, Arase said spending such a huge amount of money on the importation of dogs from foreign countries that rarely adapt to the country’s policing objective, is not sustainable in the face of the economic reality of Nigeria. He said the establishment of the Police Dog Breeding Centre will help save the federal government the foreign exchange used to purchase foreign dogs.

Man sentenced to 5 years in prison for stabbing a stranger with scissors at London Tube station

A Nigerian man has been sentenced to five years for stabbing a passenger with a pair of scissors at Finsbury Park Tube Station, UK. 27-year-old Adeyemi Adekeye was found guilty of grievous bodily harm at Blackfriars Crown Court on January 28 and was sentenced to five years in prison on March 4, 2016.

Adekeye attacked the victim on the Victoria line platform at Finsbury Park Tube station at about 1.30pm on August 11 2015. The victim thought he had been punched and managed to get onto a train and away from Adekeye. But once on the train, he realised he had been injured and was bleeding.

Court grants Badeh N2bn bail

A Federal high court sitting in Abuja has granted embattled former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, bail in the sum N2bn and two sureties in the sum of N1bn each. Delivering judgement at the hearing of his bail application today March 10th, the presiding judge, Justice Okon Abang, ordered Badeh to deposit his International passport at the court. He also ruled that the sureties must be residents of Abuja. Badeh is standing trial for the misappropriation of N1.1 billion meant for the Nigeria Airforce and also for being involved in the $2.1 billion arms deal scandal.