Thursday, July 21, 2016

China Hints at Economic Costs After India Deploys Tanks, Troops to Border

After India mobilized tanks to the Chinese border, Beijing has warned that the move could threaten potential investment opportunities.

On Wednesday, reports surfaced that New Delhi deployed nearly 100 Russian-made T-72 tanks to the Chinese border, in the northern region of Ladakh. Indian military officials cite a Chinese buildup on its side of the border as necessitating the move.

PPRA considers introducing tax on petrol, diesel, kerosene and gas

Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) says that taxation of petroleum products like fuel, diesel, kerosene and gas holds a huge revenue potential for Nigeria.

This is contained in a report of the two-day National Revenue Retreat in Kano. According to the Report, PPPRA says the introduction of taxes on petroleum products will supplement the revenue lost due to the fall of oil prices at the international market.

Bullet points – intelligence items, eye witness accounts, gleaned in the aftermath of Bastille Day massacre 2016 -Saker

Bullet points – intelligence items, eye witness accounts, gleaned in the aftermath of Bastille Day massacre 2016 – thanks tp Hicham Hamza of

(1) A video filmed by an Israeli ‘witness’. Shortly after the fusillade, at about the 18th second, a man lying alongside another individual appears to be pinned to the ground and is thumped vigorously by the police around him. At about the 45th second, he is seized and taken away from the truck. The document was posted online by a certain On Elpleg, an Israeli living in Norway. It was relayed by Ynet, website of the foremost daily Israeli newspaper Yediot Aharonot. Youtube suppressed the video, retrieved by Hicham Hamza.

Kidnapper mercilessly beaten after being caught yesterday –

The man snatched a child who was walking on the street with her mum, around Beckleys Estate, Abule Egba, Lagos, jumped on his bike and tried to ride away. He was however unlucky, as the woman raised an alarm and other passersby gave him a hot chase.

When he realized that his game was almost up, he threw the child from the bike, with the hope that his chasers would back off, but they didn't give up and he was eventually caught.

Man arrested for strangling his 4-year-old daughter to death

Men of the Akwa Ibom State Police Command have arrested a 30-year-old father, Joseph Ibanga, for strangling his four-year-old daughter, Gloria Ibanga, to death. He, however, revealed that he carried out the act after eating a meal prepared by his mother. .

Chinese lovers arrested for setting a Lagos hotel on fire, exchange blows in court .

Yesterday, Zhen Zhen, 47, and Leo Jian Feng, 41, were arraigned before an Ebute Metta Magistrate’s Court, for allegedly setting the room of Ernest Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos, ablaze, while smoking some substance, thereby making the hotel lose properties worth N17,864,900.

Man arrested for impregnating his daughter, procuring abortion for her and defiling a baby

Kennedy Michael, 36, from Akwa Ibom State, has been arrested for allegedly raping his teenage daughter, Maria, and attempting to abort the resulting pregnancy, New Telegraph reports. He was arrested alongside his girlfriend, Ndukwe Ijeoma, for assisting in procuring abortion for the girl.