Wednesday, 31 August 2016

AERO contractors suspends services, staffs proceed on indefinite leave

Aero Contractors Airline on Wednesday announced that it would suspend its scheduled services from Thursday September 1, 2016.

In a statement from the management of the airline in which it stated that the development was part of the strategic business realignment to reposition the airline and return it to the part of profitability.

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Angry Nigerians blast CNN over ‘Zuckerberg visits

Cable News Network (CNN), has angered Nigerians for announcing the visit of Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, instead of mentiong Nigeria as the location, they said Sub-Saharan Africa.

“Mark Zuckerberg makes first-ever visit to Sub-Saharan Africa,” read the headline, published by CNN Africa and shared on its Facebook page and Twitter late Tuesday.  see screen grab after cut

Borno state uncovers 10,000 ghost workers

The governor said in a radio and television broadcast in Maiduguri on Wednesday that the workers were uncovered after a verification to determine the actual size of the state’s work force.

Stella Oduah ex-husband demands son’s corpse

In a letter he dispatched to the traditional ruler of Akili Ozizor, Ogbaru in Anambra state, Igwe D.O Oduah Lt. Col. Satchie Emmanuel Etoromi (Rtd.), the bereaved father of late Maxwell Etoromi, has pleaded with his ex-wife, Senator Stella Oduah, to give his son’s corpse to him for him to be properly buried.

there will be tragedy if our leader, Sheik Ibrahim Zakzaky, dies in custody- Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN)

The movement in a statement signed by its Spokesman, Ibrahim Musa in Kaduna Wednesday also dismissed two lawyers, Sadau Garba and Bello Ibrahim allegedly standing for Zakzaky before Department of State Services (DSS) as impostors.

According to the statement, “We demand that

Brazil’s president has been impeached

Brazil’s Senate voted on Wednesday to remove President Dilma Rousseff from office on charges of breaking budget laws.  61-20 vote in the upper house of Congress brings to an end

Mark Zuckerberg jogging in lagos, parties with RMD and other pictures

Mark Zuckerberg is having fun in nigeria i guess..  more pictures

N81.4billion Halliburton fines used to buy presidential helicopter’

According to sources, the EFCC spent months to trace the $200million which was allegedly remitted into a CBN account.
”One of the five suspects interrogated by our team indicated that the cash was used to buy a customised security helicopter for ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. The suspect said the helicopter is still  in the presidential fleet.

Canadian women accused of smuggling $30 MILLION worth of cocaine into Sydney

Both in their early twenties Melina Roberge, 22, and Isabelle Lagacé, 28, the women accused of smuggling over $30 million (U.S$23 million) worth of cocaine into Sydney on a cruise ship 

Kim Jong-un uses an anti-aircraft gun to execute one high-ranking official for SLEEPING in a meeting and another for coming up with his own idea

Kim Jong-un, pictured reciving applause, ordered the execution of two of his officials 
Ri Yong Jin, a senior official at the education ministry, was sentenced to death after he fell asleep in a meeting being addressed by Kim. 

After accidentally dozing off, Ri was taken into custody and interrogated where security agents found evidence of his disloyalty and

PICTURES.Father deliberately crashed car to try to kill his toddler son

A Colorado man who said he could not handle the responsibility of fatherhood is facing attempted murder charges on Tuesday after admitting to investigators that he staged a car crash in order to intentionally kill

PICTURES:150,000 North Korean teenagers worshiped their leader Kim Jong at youth league mass rally

Audience members cheer and wave glow sticks during a celebration of the gathering of the country"s main youth league.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was worshipped by almost 150,000 adoring teenagers who had filled the stadium for

Tuesday, 30 August 2016

ASUU threathens nation wide strike again

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has threatened to embark on a nationwide strike to press home its demands for the implementation of its 2009 agreement with the Federal Government.

ASUU Lagos Zone Coordinator, Prof. Olusoji Sowande said that the union was planning to

Politicians behinds heardmen attacks

Speaking to journalists at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja National Deputy Chairman (South) of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Segun Oni, on Tuesday accused politicians of complicity. 

In his words
”This, personally worries me because these gunmen who have suddenly become so notorious, invading villages and so on, are people that have always been around.

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the British Government on the modalities for the return of Nigerian stolen assets. The Attorney-General of the Federation, Mr Abubakar Malami, signed on behalf of the Federal Government in Abuja on Tuesday.

“That both countries recognised that they have a mutual interest in ensuring that returned assets are not at risk of being misappropriated again.

12 persons confirmed dead in Bauchi Flood

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the incident occurred in the remote areas of the two councils late on Sunday, following a downpour.

Pulice Sergeant arrested for killing driver

It was gathered that the Sergeant identified simply as Isaac of the Special Protection Unit was arrested on Tuesday and detained at the division over the incident.
Isaac was said to have fired

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg visits Nigeria

Mark Zuckerberg is currently in Nigeria. The founder of world most popular social platform Facebook.
He is said to have arrived on Tuesday afternoon and is meeting with some key players in the Nigerian technology ecosystem.
According to TechCabal, there’s been a lot of technology development related to Facebook in Nigeria so there a number of reasons Zuckerberg may visiting.

We’ll protest naked over oil spillage in AkwaIbom- AkwaIbom women

They claimed that the explosion caused extensive damage to all the houses in the village besides ruining their farmlands and other means of livelihood, only for the company, working for the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, which

Rooney to retire from international sports after 2018 World Cup

               “My mind is made up. Russia will be my last tournament.”
Wayne Rooney announced on Tuesday that the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be his final tournament as an international footballer.


Federal Goverment to deduct 9% tax on calls and sms

The federal government is planning a nine percent tax on SMS, MMS, phone calls, and pay TV bills in Africa’s largest telecommunications market Nigeria.
Adebayo Shittu, minister of communications, had initially said the plan would fetch as much as N20 billion for the federal government on a monthly basis, translating to N240 billion in a year.
“I have been reliably informed that the projected earnings from this effort is over N20 billion every month, which is an attraction to the government for funding our budget deficits,” Shittu had said.

$1.85bn, 74.3 kilometres light rail to be contructed in Kano

The rail, with a total length of 74.3 kilometres will be constructed by the Chinese company, China Railway Construction Corporation.

The first phase of the project construction is billed to take two years, while the second phase

CBN reserves fall to $19bn in second quarter economic report.

The Central Bank of Nigeria’s portion of the foreign reserves fell to $19.44 billion as non-oil exports fell by over 43 percent in the second quarter of 2016.

“Provisional data showed that total non-oil export earnings, at US$576.97 million, fell by 43.2 per cent, below the level in the preceding quarter,” CBN said in its second quarter economic report.


Oba of Lagos: I love beautiful women and i know how to spend money... also talks on Politics

  Oba Rilwan Akiolu, of Lagos, in an interviwed on Channels TV said "I know how to work for money and spend money and I love beautiful ladies and there is nothing anyone can do about it.”

Please pay Siasia his five months salaries Sport Minister tell NFF

Minister of youth and sports development, has the Nigeria Football Federation(NFF), that he will “go to war” with the federation if the outstanding five-month salary of Samson Siasia,is not paid.

In his words 
 “They said he has resigned but he just said that his contract expired after the Olympics. His contract expired but you are owing him five months salaries and you have gone to employ a foreign coach and

6,500 migrants rescued by Italian coast guards from Mediterranean

The migrants were packed on board scores of boats, many of them flimsy rubber dinghies that become dangerously unstable in high seas.
Most were believed to be AfricansData from the International Organization for Migration released on Friday said around 105,000 migrants had reached Italy by boat so far in 2016, many of them setting sail from Libya.

Imo to recruit 3,000 computer literate graduates workers

Governor Rochas Okorocha  said his administration will recruit 3,000 computer literate graduates to stimulate the workforce.

Okorocha, who addressed reporters in Owerri, the state capital, noted that majority of the state’s civil servants were not computer literate and

Bill to try herdsmen for terrorism to be signed to law in, Ekiti State

EKITI State Governor Ayo Fayose yesterday signed a bill to regulate grazing, into law, with a warning that any herdsman caught with arms will face charges of terrorism.
The governor said the law would curtail activities of suspected herdsmen, who move about with firearms, unleashing terror on citizens.
The governor vowed that

Police arrests herdsman with ammunition in Enugu

The suspect, who hails from Nasarawa State, was also found with 24 rounds of live ammunition.
The Spokesman of Enugu State Police Command, Mr. Ebere Amaraizu, confirmed the arrest to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Enugu.
Amaraizu said the suspect, who revealed that he lives at Hausa quarters in 9th-mile area and had some cows at Affa-Udi bush, was arrested on Sunday.

Friday, 26 August 2016

Two graduating students of Imo Polytechnic burnt to death

The unfortunate students, whose names could not be ascertained at press time, had completed their Higher National Diploma, HND, examination and were looking forward to going for the mandatory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, before tragedy struck.

Another version of the story surrounding their death was linked to armed robbery attack. “There was an armed robbery attack in the hostel of the deceased students.

Unknown armed hoodlums stormed the hostel Wednesday night and

IDP protest over food shortage in Borno State

Hundreds of women IDPs that embarked on peaceful protest barricaded the Maiduguri-Kano/Jos Road, yesterday, over shortage of food supply to the Arabic Teachers College camp in the state capital.

Some of the protesters alleged that foods have been in short supply or diverted by officials as they called for the removal of the central feeding committee.

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Some of the protesters alleged that foods have been in short supply or diverted by officials as they called for the removal of the central feeding committee.

The protesters also refused to listen to several appeals by the police that they should call off their action, but the arrival of the Deputy Governor, Alhaji Usman Durkwa, doused the tension.

The protesters also refused to listen to several appeals by the police that they should call off their action, but the arrival of the Deputy Governor, Alhaji Usman Durkwa, doused the tension.

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OMG 22 years old student killed girlfriend for the fun of it?

A student of the Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, Owo, Ondo State, Oweniwe Chukwudi, murdered his girlfriend,  but for the fun of it.

In his word “I did not remove any part of her body; I only killed her for the fun of it. I made love with her in the bush before killing her. I am not a cultist. It was when I killed her that I realised I made a big mistake and I wept bitterly”

Christ Embassy in Delta State has fed over 60,000 homeless and underprivileged children

During the 2016 flag off of the scheme at the zonal headquarter of the church, the Warri Zonal Director of the church, Pastor Ciji Darah, said

No fewer than 30, 000 underprivileged children drawn from

12 retired teachers die in 10 months in Cross River State

Out of the 440 cases of retirement in the state, 12 teachers have died within a period of 10 months, Chairman, Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, SUBEB, Dr Stephen Odey revealed this at a workshop in clalabar.

Reuben Abati-The man who named his dog, Buhari

Rueben Abati always saying his mind since 1801..

Joe Fortemose Chinakwe, the man who named his dog after President Muhammadu Buhari is right now probably regretting his decision to honour his dog with the name of a man he considers his hero. He has been accused of trying to incite hate and breach the public peace. He has been arrested and re-arrested by the police and taken to a magistrate court, which promptly remanded him in prison until he is able to meet the conditions of his bail.
He has spent days in prison custody unable to raise the N50, 000 that he has been asked to pay. His family members have only so far managed to raise

Herdsmen kill seminarian in Enugu in latest attack

Attakwu Akegbe Ugwu community in Nkanu West council area – in Enugu was attacked at dawn by the herdsmen.

Four persons including the husband of the expectant woman, are critically injured, undergoing treatment at the Park Lane Hospital and the Mother of Christ Hospital in Enugu.

A Catholic Church seminarian, Lazarus Nwafor wa killed. READ FULL STORY

Five-year-old girl caged for five months rescued by police

Police in Ondo state parade On Mrs Mattew for allegedly maltreating her late younger sister’s five-year-old daughter, Precious Michael.

Mary, an indigene of Enugu State but a resident of Imafo in Akure North Local Government, was said to have travelled to their home town last December, when she was informed of  her younger sister’s death.

She later returned to her base with little Precious.

It was learnt Precious was put in the cage when Mary and her husband accused her of being possessed and suffering from

Lawyers caught writing exams for students

Director-General, Prof Olanrewaju Onadeko Nigerian Law School revealed that some lawyers were caught writing exams for students.

Thursday, 25 August 2016

NURTW, OPC members clash in Oshodi

It was gathered that the crisis started after one of the wives of Musiliu Akinsanya (a.k.a MC Olomo), Modinat an NURTW leader at Oshodi, blocked the road with her car.

The woman, who was said to be driving, allegedly parked indiscriminately, obstructing other roads users.

Lagos man burn girl's private part with hot iron

Surakat Idowu, 46, a resident of 8, Kayode Toyoso Street, off Liasu Road, Ikotun, was nabbed after his neighbour reported the toddler’s battery to the police.

The suspect allegedly burnt the child with hot iron on her face and

Cristiano Ronaldo, has won the UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the second time.

Ronaldo, 31, claimed the prize ahead of his club team-mate, Gareth Bale and Atletico Madrid star, Antoine Griezmann, at a gala event held in Monaco.

The forward, who first won the award in 2014, scored the winning spot-kick as Real Madrid beat Atletico in the Champions League final on penalties in May,

Muslim group condemns killings in Zamfara

THE Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has condemned the killing of eight people at Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata Mafara, Zamfara State, over alleged blasphemy.

Man who named dog ‘Buhari’ unable to raise N50, 000 for bail

Family sources  said they were able to raise only N20, 000, but could not complete the money.

The presiding Chief Magistrate, B.J Ojikutu, admitted the trader to bail in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties in like sum, who must be regular taxpayers in the state.

However, it was not clear if their appeals had been accepted but sources said the authorities were still profiling two of his guarantors as at 3.30pm yesterday.

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A family source said they made passionate appeals to the authorities to accept what they had and release the trader.

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A family source said they made passionate appeals to the authorities to accept what they had and release the trader.


Family sources that spoke with Vanguard on phone, said they were able to raise only N20, 000, but could not complete the money. The presiding Chief Magistrate, B.J Ojikutu, admitted the trader to bail in the sum of N50, 000 with two sureties in like sum, who must be regular taxpayers in the state.

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We Stole Part of Katsina SURE-P funds for 2015 elections -ex-Governor's aide

A former Special Adviser on SURE-P to the former governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Ibrahim Shema, said that part of the State SURE-P funds were used for campaign for the 2015 election. Ingawa disclosed this in Katsina during cross-examination before the Katsina State Judicial Commission of Inquiry chaired by Justice Muhammad Surajo.

He told the commission that a total of N5.7 billion was.. Click the cut to see more revelations

200 Ex-Militants Graduate In Automobile Manufacturing, Plastic Design Training

About 200 graduated from automobile manufacturing, while 80 others went into plastic designs and production.

The training led to a breakthrough as the automobile trainees successfully manufactured

Police Parade Man Who Killed His Mother

Abdullah Adamu of Mamba Fulani Camp in Patigi Local Government Area of Kwara State, the State Commissioner of Police, Olushola Amore explained that the Fulani man, aged 25 killed his 65 year mother Khadijat Usman and

23-year-old security guard steals car worth N3m

Francis John, who allegedly stole a Nissan saloon car valued at N3 million, has appeared before a Surulere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos.

John, who is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and stealing, has pleaded not guilty. But the prosecutor,

Gas Explosion In Yobe State

Eye witnesses said an Army personnel brought a pipe to be constructed for the hoisting of flags while construction work was going on, the explosive devices went off killing the

40-year-old man allegedly rape girl in IDP CAMP

Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim, NSCDC Commandant in the state revealed to NAN that the suspect lured the victim with

EFCC is ‘persecuting’ Fayose, Ekiti State PDP

Accusing the EFCC of using “trial-and-error method of investigation”, the PDP faulted the agency for “suddenly changing gear from investigating N1.2 billion allegedly received by Fayose for his 2014 campaign to