Friday, 24 October 2014
Improvement in Economic Indices - In October 2011 International Ratings agency, Fitch Ratings revised the country’s Outlook upwards from Negative to Stable.
Standard and Poor’s another internationally respected and independent ratings agency, revised Nigeria's ratings from stable to Positive.
She then proceeded to University of Port Harcourt and studied for a B.Ed in Biology and Psychology.
Their courtship lasted for about 20 years and they only got married legally when he became the deputy governor ..
Punch learnt that Adetunji and other suspects, who were still on the run, were notorious for snatching cars and robbing victims of their valuables at gun point.
His mother who practises no religion went to deliver him at a church for fear of hospital bills. The woman who took the delivery saw the ‘strange’ object and disposed it since it was not part of the baby, but shortly after, the baby became restless and continued to clutch and empty fist.
Thursday, 23 October 2014
However, several calls made to the spokesman of the police and military for comments were not answered but Mauzu Ibrahim, another resident of the attacked area near the Kano road revealed that security operatives have cordoned off the scene.
“We found the place cordoned off by soldiers and police. From where I stood I saw bodies being put in a van,” Ibrahim said.
Below is a broadcast message sent by the actress to announce the arrival of her bundle of joy.
‘My boy arrived at exactly 4:30pm American time in New York on Tuesday, nice weather, am the most happiest person in the world. Araye Ebami dupe, ire akari insha Allahu. Kisses to you all.Congrats girl!
Residents of the villages who confirmed the abductions to reporters said the sect men came in motorcycles in the early hours of Saturday morning, killed many, burnt down their homes and abducted 40 women from Waga Mangoro village and 20 women from Garta village.
Resident of Garta community who confirmed the recent abductions told reporters;
“The insurgents are still in the area. They slit the throats of three men in Garta and abducted many young women. We also heard from residents of Waga that they killed two men and took 40 women away,” he said
“People are burying cows, human heads because of election. You wey go school? Wetin dey do you sef? Dem take white chalk, red chalk rub you? You don lose already. You are troubling Nigeria,”There are people suffering for what they did not do. Some are enjoying what they did not work for. Living a life without God is wickedness,”
"In 2007, my wife and I had a misunderstanding and she told me she was leaving me. I was frustrated and the children were little. Seyi, the youngest was just two years while Titilola was just five.
There was no way I could give them motherly care. I had no job. As a man, I needed someone to help me take care of them and that was why my sister suggested that we enrol them in a boarding school.”...
Wednesday, 22 October 2014
Uche, who gave birth to a baby girl a few months back, said there is no possibility of reconciling with her ex husband. Speaking with Encomium magazine, Uche said;
"We just want to say enough is enough. It is time power and our policies shift hands to fresher minds, to stronger fortes, to people that are ready to move with the momentum of time, tide and changes. But it cannot be conceivable if you are saddled in that position for over two decades? How can you grow? How can you go with the tide of time? Biologically too, time will catch up with you because you are growing old in that position.
According to one of them, Patrick Onyeka who spoke to Leadership Newspaper, says the family believes he was assassinated and disbelieve the story of the police that claims he was hit by a stray bullet during an armed robbery. We will be taking the matter to a juju priest who will clarify the incident, he explained.
Tuesday, 21 October 2014
The following was what she considered before imposing her sentence.
1. Culpable homicide - 5 years in prison
2. For the Tasha shooting which he was found guilty for - 3 years in prison, wholly suspended for 5 years with conditions. The two sentences will run concurrently. His family is not planning to appeal.
He will serve a minimum of 8 months, after that, he'll probably be sent home to serve the remainder of his sentence under strict supervision controls. This will be up to SA Correction Services.
Monday, 20 October 2014
The father went to police to report them missing and the police managed to trace the missing children to their step-mum after a family friend called to say he'd seen Lateef with Aminat around CMS bus stop. After she was arrested, she confessed to abducting the kids and confessed to killing one of them, 4 year old Nofisat.
The devastated father spoke to Punch about what happened;