Saturday, January 9, 2016

Graphic Photo: 22-Year-Old Man Set Ablaze By Father Dies In Omu-Aran

A 22-year-old man in Omu-Aran, Kwara, Sola Akangbe, died in the early hours of Saturday following wounds from a fire allegedly set on him by his biological father, Kehinde.

The deceased, a wheelbarrow pusher, was said to have suffered high degree burns and was confirmed dead by doctors at Ajisafe Hospital, Omu-Aran, where he was rushed to by the police on Friday.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that doctors at the hospital battled to save his life as the fire affected most parts of his body.

1 of Top 7 Most Dangerous Terrorist Group/affiliate In The World.

1. Al-Qaeda.
Also from Saudi Arabia Terrorist institution.Al-Qaeda is without a doubt the most dangerous terrorist group in the world, whose objective is the unity of all Muslims through jihad, and the interpretation of the Sharia Law to the letter. The founder of this group is the late Osama Bin Laden, a once most wanted man by the United States and many other governments but who was allgely killed by US forces in 2011 and body thrown to shark in the sea to eat. (can anyone believe that?) . This terrorist organization is so dangerous because it carries out acts of terror that result in the loss of numerous lives, with one of the most notable attacks being the September 11, 2001 attacks on the US soil where over 3,000 Americans lost their lives. This terrorist group is famous for planting suicide bombers in crowded places, killing all people they consider infidels, Christians, and Americans and they do not hesitate to kill anyone they feel is against their cause.

Russia Delivers Nearly 14,000 Tons of Cargo to Syria’s Hmeimim Airbase

According to Russian Aerospace Forces spokesman, Russia’s military transport aviation has carried out over 280 sorties to deliver infrastructure for Syria’s Hmeimim airbase and has transferred almost 14,000 metric tons of cargo there.

 Russia’s military transport aviation has carried out over 280 sorties to prepare infrastructure of Syria’s Hmeimim airbase and has transferred there almost 14,000 metric tons of cargo, a Russian Aerospace Forces spokesman said Saturday.

Dismissed Anambra PDP Senator Ekwunife Seeks Nomination From APC!

The Anambra State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is gripped by grumbling after former Senator Uche Ekwunife ditched her political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), defected to the APC, and blanketed the state with her campaign posters seeking nomination to represent the APC in a forthcoming senatorial race.

Oshodi Market Demolition - Traders Reject Alternative - VANGUARD

January 08, 2016

By Monsur Olowoopejo


Traders from the demolished Owonifari electronic Market, Oshodi yesterday rejected the Lagos State Government’s plans to relocate them to Oshodi Resettlement Market (former Isopakodowo market), citing structural instability and several spiritual activities associated with the structure as their reason for the rejection.

They added that the available space in the market cannot accommodate them.

Amaechi Sets The Ball In Transport


“leadership courage, within or outside governance , transfers back to, and animates follower, so that when a familiar voice is heard saying “Let us march,” it finds the followers not merely ready, but miles ahead.”

Wole Soyinka

Since assuming office as Minister of Transport, Rt Hon Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi has left no one in doubt about his quest to surpass his indelible footprints as Rivers State Governor where he earned his place as first among equals in the committee of State Executives.

EFCC Arrests Ibrahim Akut Baba

One Ibrahim Akut Baba, a care taker chairman of Kaura Local Government Area in Kaduna State, has been arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, at the State High Court, on a one count charge bordering on obtaining money by false pretence.

In a statement signed by Wilson Uwujaren, Head, Media & Publicity in Abuja, the petitioner, Alhaji Auwal Ibrahim of Rahusa Investment Limited, Sabon Hunkuyi, Kaduna State alleged that, sometime in 2011, the accused informed him that, he had secured for him a contract for the supply of gas at N200, 000.00 (two hundred thousand naira) per truck and that, he should advance him a total sum of N1, 000,000.00 (one million naira) for five trucks.

Army Reacts To Hunger Strike By Reinstated Soldiers

Army reacts to hunger strike by reinstated soldiers

By Wale Odunsi on January 8, 2016 @dailypostngr
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The Nigerian Army on Friday reacted to the alleged maltreatment of about 3000 soldiers recently re-engaged.

Some of the soldiers had told Daily Trust that they were on hunger strike to protest the army’s refusal to post them five months after re-engagement.

The soldiers are part of about 2,500 soldiers and 102 officers dismissed from service over alleged offenses committed during counter insurgency operations.

The Strong Men Behind Buhari (Photos)

As one who presides over the most populous country in Africa, President Muhammadu Buhari is no doubt an influential man. It is not out of place that millions of people within and outside the country might want to get his attention for one favour or the other. Expectedly, not many people will get that needed access to him.

There are, however, a few individuals who are very close to the President and, hence, wield huge influence in their own rights. These are apart from members of his immediate family that consists of the First Lady (sorry, the President’s wife), Hajia Aisha Buhari, and the children.

Customs Collects N903bn Revenue For 2015 – Ali

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) collected a total of N903 billion in 2015 out of a target of N954 billion, comptroller-general of the Service Col. Hameed Ali Rtd, has said.

Ali who stated this while fielding questions from journalists after the decoration of newly promoted senior officers of the Service in Abuja, noted that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) policy on the importation of 41 items denied the Customs revenue collection to the tune of N240 billion in 2015.

The CGC yesterday decorated six newly promoted Deputy Comptrollers General and eight Assistant Comptrollers General.

Graphic Photos From Election Shooting In Nembe LGA, Bayelsa

The Friday January 8 elections held in Nembe Bassambiri LGA, Bayelsa state, was marred with tales of violence, maiming, and killings. Above are pictures of some of the victims who were left with varying degrees of injuries.
See more pics bellow.