Monday, 30 March 2015

PDP House of Reps aspirant allegedly caught with 4000 PVCs in Enugu

 Dr Chukwuemeka Ujam  was a PDP House of Representative aspirant in the concluded 2015 elections. The former Commissioner for Land in Enugu State contested for the Nkanu East/West seat. He was allegedly caught with 4000 PVCs in Enugu yesterday by the military, who paraded him. More photos after the cut.

FFK says PDP is ahead in the presidential elections by at least 2/3 million votes

Press statement from the director of Media and publicity, PDP presidential campaign organization, Femi Fani-Kayode.We wish to take this opportunity to make it clear to the Nigerian public that according to the figures made available to us, we are ahead in the presidential elections by at least two to three million votes. We have our own Situation Room and we have collated all our figures from the various polling booths, wards, local government areas and states in the Federation.
   Despite the propaganda of the opposition, we are confident of victory.  They and all other stakeholders can be rest assured that we will accept nothing less than the announcement of an election result that is truthful and that reflects the true will of the Nigerian people.
Any attempt to manipulate figures or to rig us out from any quarter will be firmly resisted.

I thank you for your attention.

Wife stabs husband to death over APC,PDP presidential candidates in Lagos

A 26 year old pregnant wife simply identified as Onyiyechi has been arrested by the Lagos state police command for stabbing her husband to death following an argument over the presidential candidates in Saturday's general election at their home in Ejigbo on Sunday March 29th.
According to a report by Vanguard, the husband was  supporting PDP while Onyiyechi supported the APC. An arguement over who would win the presidential election degenerated into a fight with the wife stabbing her husband inside their one room apartment at the 81 military zone junction in Ejigbo
A neighbor in their compound narrated what happened, He said;

Graphic pics: man shot dead as violence breaks out at INEC office in Bauchi

 The man in the photo  was allegedly shot dead by a soldier this morning at Bauchi's INEC Office after the military tried to gain access into the office. Residents of the state had blocked the military from entering the office as results were being collated and this sparked the violence. The residents had held a vigil outside the INEC office to await the announcement of last Saturday's election when the military showed up. Another man was hit by a stray bullet.

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Photo:Baby with two horns born in Osun

 There has been shock and fear ,over a strange baby born at a maternity centre (name withheld) situated at Ifosan area of Ilesa, in Osun State.
Speaking with Saturday Tribune during the visit on Thursday, the proprietress, (she is called matron by her staff) said  the woman who gave birth to this deformed baby was “about 25 years old and she has been without a child for three years.”

Photos:Bomb blast at Polling Unit in Enugu

According to breaking new reports,a bomb blast has been reported at Polling Unit at WTC Primary school Enugu .Two other bombs timed to explode later were also detonated ..Reports say the bombs were placed in a Honda

Photo:Underage boy spotted getting accredited in Taraba

The law says you must be 18 to vote.This boy was spotted getting accredited at a polling unit in Taraba state.

Photos: INEC website hacked

INEC tweeted"We are aware of the recent hack of our @inecnigeria website, we are currently investigating this incident

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Nigeria police force warns on deployment of unauthorised uniformed security agencies to polling units

Press statement from the Nigeria Police Force...

    The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, CFR, NPM, NPOM, mni has ordered that on no account should uniformed private/government security agencies and voluntary organisations such as Boys Scout, Vigilante Group, Boys Brigade, Peace Ambassador, Man’O War etc, be seen in uniform within 300metres of a Polling unit. Again, the Police High Command has restated the restriction of vehicular movement during the general elections on 28th March, 2015 and 11th April, 2015, respectively.

Celine Dion breaks down in tears as she reveals husband's painful batle with throat cancer

 Celine Dion broke down in tears as she opened up about while  her manager and husband René Angélil's battle with throat cancer.The 46-year-old star has been married to Angélil, 73 since 1994 after knowing each other for 14 years .They have three sons ,the youngest being 4 and the oldest 14.
 Last year, she took an indefinite leave from showbiz to nurse nurse her husband after he was diagnosed with cancer for a second time..She has now revealed has to be fed by a feeding tube.She told ABC's Deborah Roberts

Disqualification of Buhari from presidential poll: APC has lied once more - Fani-Kayode

A press statement from PDP

    Director of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO), Chief Femi Fani-Kayode said on Monday that the All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesperson, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has told yet another lie about speculated the disqualification of the APC presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari from the March 28 election.

2015 elections: Obasanjo warns against military take-over

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned against a military takeover following any issues that might arise from the 2015 general elections. Chief Obasanjo gave the warning today while receiving APC South West women led by Mrs Aisha Buhari.
    "I do hope we will get things more right. A lot of rumors are flying around, I think we have gone away from the rumor of Interim Government because that is not in our constitution. I hope we will soon go away from the rumour of handing over to the military because the military is not meant to run affairs of a nation in terms of running government.” he said

Photo: Nigerians Rushing Out Of The Country Few Days To Election?

Who will vote.if they all travel.mcheeewwww

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

10 executive committee members of APC in Adamawa defect to PDP

Ten executive members of APC in Adamawa state defected to PDP this morning March 24th. The APC members said they were moving over to PDP so as to give support to the PDP governorship candidate in the state, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu.
Their defection was announced at Adamawa PDP Secretariat by the publicity secretary of the APC, Padio Phineas.

Photos: Male terrorist disguised as a lady arrested in Borno state

 The Defense Headquarters just released these photos of a suspected male terrorist who disguised as woman in Hijab. He was arrested by troops on his way to a market in KwayaKusar in Borno state today March 24th. More pictures after the cut

Germanwings Plane with 148 onboard crashes in France

A passenger plane has crashed in the French Alps,,According to reports the plane Germanwings owned by Lufthansa was flying from Barcelona in Spain to Dusseldorf, Germany, when it disappeared from radar in the Alpes de Hautes Provence.A total of 142 passengers, two pilots and four cabin crew, were on board.The flight was midway to their destination when it came down.The French president says there are little chances of survivors .The plane dropped from 38 thousand feet to 24 thousand feet in 7 minutes,before disappearing from radar..

They're trying to disqualify Buhari ? Press statement from APC

    The All Progressives Congress has warned against any orchestrated, last-minute disqualification of its presidential candidate, Gen. Buhari, in order to pave the way for an easy victory for President Jonathan or even another postponement of the elections
    "If it is true, as it is being widely speculated across the country, that the Jonathan Administration has procured a judgement to disqualify the APC Presidential Candidate on Wednesday, when the Federal High Court in Abuja is expected to rule on the issue, then it portends a great danger for our country,'' the party warned in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

President Obama's Message To Nigerians Over Forthcoming Presidential Elections

“Hello.  Today, I want to speak directly to you—the people of Nigeria.
Nigeria is a great nation and you can be proud of the progress you’ve made.  Together, you won your independence, emerged from military rule, and
strengthened democratic institutions.  You’ve strived to overcome division and to turn Nigeria’s diversity into a source of strength.  You’ve worked hard to improve the lives of your families and to build the largest economy in Africa.

Angelina Jolie, 39, has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

Angelina Jolie Pitt: Diary of a Surgery (as first published on New York Times)
Two years ago I wrote about my choice to have a preventive double mastectomy. A simple blood test had revealed that I carried a mutation in the BRCA1 gene. It gave me an estimated 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer. I lost my mother, grandmother and aunt to cancer.

Friday, 20 March 2015

We Have Ruled Nigeria Well For 15 Years & We Are Confident Nigerians Will Vote Us Again- PDP Chairman

 The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Adamu Mu’azu, has said with confidence in a statement today that PDP had ruled Nigeria well for the last 15years going to 16 and he his confident that the party will win all elections by a very wide margin.

Casts your votes and go home,no waiting at polling booths-IG tells Nigerians

 In the past, after voting during elections, many Nigerians stay back at the polling booths,to witness the votes being counted. But the Inspector General of Police,Suleiman Abba has said no one should wait at the polling booths.  Two to three police officers will be attached to each polling unit, and we would provide more officers for the collation centres and for the managers of the elections.
    “We will go on to protect the electorate. Every eligible voter should feel safe enough to cast his votes. We will be there to protect the votes and make sure no one disrupts the process.
    “Cast your votes and go and cool down. If you remain there, there is a likelihood that you will commit an offence.’’

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Younger brother of Petroleum Minister, Alison-Madueke kidnapped

5 months after her sister Osiyo Agama was kidnapped, the younger brother of Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Alison-Madueke, Joseph Agama has also been kidnapped. He was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Bayelsa state today. Confirming his kidnap, the spokesperson to the Bayelsa state Police command, Asinim Butswat said the incident happened at about 12.30am today.
The kidnappers rode in a speedboat and stormed Yenaka Community, a coastal settlement in Yenagoa LGA at about 12.30am and forcefully abducted Mr Agama. The family is yet to hear from the kidnappers.

FFK says Gov Rotimi's Father was a palm-wine tapping peasant

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Federal Government reduces electricity tariff by over 50%

The Federal Government has announced the reduction in electricity tariff by half. Chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Sam Amadi, who made the announcement in Abuja today March 17th, said after a review of the tariffs being paid by Nigerians, the commission agreed to slash it by half. The reduction takes effect from the end of March.He said the commission agreed to remove the Multi-year tariff order, MYTO 2.1 following multiple petitions and complains from Nigerians especially members of the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria who said inclusion of the MYTO 2.1 caused them to spend more on their businesses and in some cases loss of jobs.

Friday, 13 March 2015

ISIS accepts Boko Haram's plea of allegiance

According to AFP, ISIS has now accepted the allegiance of Boko Haram. Find the report below...
    The Islamic State group has welcomed a pledge of allegiance to it made by the Nigerian jihadist organisation Boko Haram, according to an audiotape Thursday purportedly from its spokesman.
    "We announce to you to the good news of the expansion of the caliphate to West Africa because the caliph... has accepted the allegiance of our brothers of the Sunni group for preaching and the jihad," IS spokesman Mohammed al-Adnani said in the message, using the Arabic name for Boko Haram.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

press statement from FFK

 Gentlemen of the media,

Let me start by expressing the gratitude of our Campaign Organisation to all of you for the support you have been showing us since we started this journey.
We invited you here today to intimate the Nigerian people, through your esteemed media organisations, about a despicable and wicked agenda that is being orchestrated by the opposition to scandalise, undermine and bring into disrepute our candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan (GCFR), his wife, the First Lady of Nigeria, Dame Patience Jonathan, our Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Allison Maduekwe and other key government functionaries and members of his administration.

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Ivory Coast First Lady sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for post election violence

Former Ivorian First Lady Mrs Simone Gbagbo has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment by an Ivorian court for organizing post election violence after her husband, Laurent Gbagbo lost out in the 2010 Presidential elections in Ivory Coast.

GEJ fires Sure-P Chairman Gen Agwai, announces replacement

President Jonathan  fired the Chairman of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P), Gen. Martin Luther Agwai (rtd.) pictured above. A statement by Reuben Abati says Ishaya Dare Akau, a high-level administrator in the nation’s public service is to replace Gen. Agwai with immediate effect. Reuben Abati's statement below
     In furtherance of his efforts to continuously re-energize and reposition agencies of the Federal Government for optimal service delivery, President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has appointed Mr. Ishaya Dare Akau as the new Chairman of the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P).

Monday, 9 March 2015

Photos: Kim Kardashian poses nude in new episode of KUWTK

 In a new Keeping Up With The Kardashians trailer, Kim is seen posing completely nude during a photo shoot. She tells the camera that she's doing it in case she gets pregnant again so she can capture her body before she gets fat.

Buhari, Lai Mohammed, Shettima know where the Chibok girls are - FFK

The spokesperson of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, Fem Fani-Kayode has alleged that APC Presidential candidate, Gen Buhari, Borno state Governor Kashim Shettima and APC National Publicity secretary Lai Mohammed, know where the missing Chibok girls are.
Fani-Kayode said this in a statement he released today responding to a statement by the APC doubting President Jonathan's comments in his interview on AIT that the Chibok girls are still alive. According to Femi Fani-Kayode, if the girls are not found, Gen Buhari and the APC should be held responsible..

Tinubu vs AIT: Court Grants Tinubu Accelerated Hearing

Below is a press statement from Tinubu’s media office;
In a motion Exparte filed before an Ikeja High Court on Friday March 6th 2015, the court granted an accelerated hearing for motion on notice in the case of defamatory and libelous documentary aired on DAAR Communications, AIT. The granted accelerated hearing comes up on Monday March 16, 2015.

INEC extends PVC distribution to March 22nd

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has extended the deadline of the Permanent Voters Card distribution to March 22nd.

APC to drag First Lady to International Criminal Court

APC says it has concluded plans to drag the first Lady Patience Jonathan before the International Criminal Court over her recent remarks at the PDP Presidential campaign rally in Calabar, Cross Rivers state where she called on people to stone anyone who chanted Change around them.
The APC said Mrs Jonathan's comment was calling on PDP supporters in the state to attack members of the APC. The party likened Mrs Jonathan to the former First Lady of Cote d’Ivoire, Mrs Laurent Gbagbo who was indicted by the ICC over matters bothering on election crisis in 2010 during her husband's re-election

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Prof. Osinbajo seeks N2b damages against Fani-Kayode over oath comment

APC’s VP candidate, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has commenced legal actions against Femi Fani-Kayode over the statement he made last weekend that he (Osinbajo) swore an oath with former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to step down six month after election.
Osinbajo, through his lawyer, Femi Falana is seeking N2billion damages for the alleged defamatory statement, he is also demanding a retraction of the statement and an apology which must be aired on four television stations and published in four national newspapers

750 APC women defect to PDP in Sokoto state

No fewer than 750 women from the All Progressives party from the 23 local governments in Sokoto State on Tuesday defected to the Peoples Democratic Party.The decampees, led by Luba Dubai, an APC chieftain, were received by the state Chairman’s wife, Sa’adiya Milgoma, at the PDP women rally in Sokoto on Tuesday.“The new entrants will be treated equally and fairly, and we should all work to ensure the success of the party at the forthcoming polls at all levels,’’ Ms. Milgoma said.

FCT Minister’s Nephew Kidnaps Brother, Demands N10m Ransom

 The Police in Bauchi State have arrested one Salisu Salmanu, who claimed to be a nephew of the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed, for kidnapping.
The police said Salmanu connived with his friends to kidnap his three-year-old younger brother at Kofar Idi in Bauchi and demanded a ransom of N10m from his father.

Chris Brown has a 9 month old daughter?

According to a report by TMZ, Chris Brown is the proud father of a 9 month old baby girl.
    The baby's mother is a 31-year-old former model named Nia -- who we're told has known Chris for several years. Sources connected to both Nia and Chris tell us they are on very good terms -- however they're not together romantically. We're told 25-year-old Chris is happy about being a father.
    It does not appear there is a formal child support order in place -- and we do not know the nature of any informal terms of support.

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

'I will not lose the elections' Pres. Jonathan tells AlJazeera in new interview

n an interview with Al-Jazeera TV which aired yesterday, President Jonathan said that he'll not lose the upcoming Presidential election. He also said the increase in the activities of Boko Haram in Nigeria is not as a result of his mishandling of the group and that Boko Haram did not start with him. Speaking about Jega, the president said he's never had any discussions with anyone to remove him. He affirmed that the elections will not be postponed again. Excerpts from the interview after the cut
"I will not loose the elections" President Jonathan said when asked if he was scared of loosing the elections.

Monday, 2 March 2015

Photos:See what a Stepmum did to this 2 year old girl

This young girl's stepmother, 28-year-old Christiana Faturoti,  allegedly threw her there as a punishment because she soiled herself. After putting the child in the room, she padlocked it and left for her workplace.For over two hours on February 17, the little girl, who turned two on February 15, 2015, groaned and moaned, until a neighbour heard the sound and traced it to an unoccupied room which was padlocked. After peeping and seeing the girl in such a condition, the neighbour quickly alerted the police at Itori police station. Christiana was promptly arrested and is currently undergoing interrogation at the Anti-Human Trafficking section of the Department of Criminal Investigation, Ogun State Police Command.

Ebola: Sierra Leone Vice-President Quarantined

 The vice-president of Sierra Leone has put himself into quarantine after one of his bodyguards died from Ebola. Samuel Sam-Sumana said he would stay out of contact with others for 21 days as a precaution.There was optimism the virus was on the decline in Sierra Leone at the end of last year but there has been a recent increase in confirmed cases.Nearly 10,000 people have died in the outbreak, the vast majority in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. So the vice-president is taking no chances.

APC Spent N5 Billion On Buhari’s Chatham House Speech, PDP Alleges

The spokesperson of President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign organisation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has alleged that the All Progressives Congress, APC, spent N5 billion to set up a speaking engagement for its presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, at Chatham House, London, last week.
Mr. Buhari on Thursday presented a paper titled “Prospects for Democratic Consolidation in Africa: Nigeria’s Transition” at Chatham House in London.

Sunday, 1 March 2015

Photos from Robert Mugabe's $1 Millon Dollars Birthday party where Elephants were reportedly slaughtered

 Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday yesterday,which was termed the 21st February movement celebrations with a lavish bash that reportedly cost $1 Million Dollars(Zim or US Dollars?? Mugabe's party which held at a luxury hotel in the famed Victoria Falls resort reportedly had Elephants on the menu for the feast, loads and loads of cakes including a mini Mugabe cake(pictured above) and 91 hearty Balloons.

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