Tuesday, 28 February 2017

North Korea executes 5 senior officials

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea executed five senior security officials with anti-aircraft guns because they made false reports that "enraged" leader Kim Jong Un, South Korea's spy agency said Monday.

The comments by the National Intelligence Service in a private briefing to lawmakers come as Malaysia investigates the poisoning death of Kim's estranged elder half brother, Kim Jong Nam. That investigation is still going on, but South Korea says it believes Kim Jong Un ordered the assassination, which took place Feb. 13 at Kuala Lumpur's airport.

Gambia: President Barrow Sacks Army Chief

Gambian President Adama Barrow has sacked the country's head of armed forces, Gen Ousman Badjie.

BBC reports that General Badjie has reportedly been replaced by his predecessor General Masanneh Kinteh.

Gen Badjie declared his loyalty to the former President Yahya Jammeh after December's disputed elections.

TB Joshua Was The Target – FFK To Reveal Those Behind Synagogue Church Collapse

Former Minister of Aviation and Chieftain of the Makarfi-faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Femi Fani Kayode has said that he will reveal shocking details surrounding the collapsed building of the Synagogue Church Of Nation owned by Pastor Temitope Joshua.

This is coming almost a month the embattled politician visited Prophet Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) and described him as a true and great man of God.

Fani Kayode said the target of the perpetrators was Pastor Joshua and his successes as a church.

41 Nigerian Young Female Human Trafficking Victims Cover Their Faces in Shame as They Return Home

After almost two days of waiting for their arrival, 41 Nigerian human trafficking victims who were all women in their 20s or younger, returned home from Mali on Monday.

A total of 41 Nigerian human trafficking victims returned home from Mali late on Monday and were spotted at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos as they touched down at 7:25p.m. last night.

Saturday, 18 February 2017

Why We Usually Target Female Drivers During Our Operations - Vehicle Snatching Suspects

A gang of suspected armed inter-state armed robbers which specialised in dispossessing victims of their cars and valuables has been arrested by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of Oyo State Police Command. The gang, it was learnt, usually target female drivers.

The arrested suspects included Gbene Emmanuel (27), Akhigbe Andrew (35), Augustine Helen (27), said to be the gang’s armourer, Godwin Ngozi (38), Ogedegbe Famous (23), Owolabi Adegoke (29), Adebayo Muyiwa (54), Pelemo Samuel (28) and Oni Niyi (35).

Speaking during a press briefing last week, the state Commissioner of Police, Sam Adegbuyi said that the gang attacked one Omobola (surname withheld) and attempted to snatch her Toyota Corolla ca at gun point as she was about to drive into her residence at Elebu area of Ibadan.

Trump Fires One of the Few Black Members of His Administration

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One of the few Black officials to have been brought on board to join the Trump Administration has been shown the door, literally. Department of Housing and Urban Development aide Shermichael Singleton was walked out of the department's headquarters by security on Wednesday, February 15, after it was discovered that he had sent out a couple of tweets and written an article deemed critical of the President during the Presidential campaign season.

Monday, 13 February 2017

UK Police Commence Probe of Popular Nigerian Pastor's Church Over 5 Million Pounds Ponzi Scam

The City of London police are investigating an alleged fraud involving a former Premier League footballer who lost £3.9m from one of Britain’s richest evangelical churches in a disastrous investment scheme.

The criminal investigation follows a Charity Commission report into “mismanagement” at Kingsway International Christian Centre, which invested £5m with the former Charlton Athletic player Richard Rufus. Rufus was found by a civil court judge in 2015 to have operated a Ponzi-style scheme between 2007 and 2011, losing or spending £8m from several investors.

Bayelsa state governor's wife returns home with her quadruplets

The wife of Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state returned home on Sunday, February 12, after welcoming a set of quadruplets in the US.

The first lady of Bayelsa state, Racheal Dickson, in September 2016 welcomed a set of quadruplets, a boy and three girls, after many years of childlessness.

Friday, 10 February 2017

See PHOTO of Disabled Who Was Molested by Soldiers in Onitsha

Here's the photo of the cripple who was brutalized by soldiers in Ontisa, Anambra state for wearing a camouflage.

He has been found by a volunteer of Kokun Foundation which has pledged to help him with accommodation and other financial assistance.

Don't Invest In MMM Again If You Love Yourself and Please Tell Your Family...See Why

Many Nigerians have been warned to stay off the popular ponzi scheme MMM if they do not want to regret their lives.

An alleged member of the popular ponzi scheme, MMM has sounded a clear warning to people investing in MMM to stop now in order to avoid regrets. The man who invested N400,000 has been unable to get his money since last year. Read what he wrote below.


I am mike, am an active participant of MMM so I don't think anyone here will castigate me for coming up to speak against Mmm as it is obvious the scheme is dead, but if you don't believe me as being a participant please try and dig up some of my post here and see how I have worked assiduously to make sure MMM stays afloat in spite of criticism from Nairaland, media and Govt.

Ghastly Auto Accident: Victor Olaotan Needs Nigerian Prayers

Veteran Nollywood actor, Victor Olaotan who had a ghastly auto accident in October 2016 is still hospitalized.

The thespian has been in coma since after the accident and now he really needs the prayer of Nigerians to be alive. We urge everyone who loves the actor and who wants him to stay alive to pray for him.

He have lost so many gifted actors to illnesses and accidents and we would not want to lose our beloved Victor Olaotan

He is the lead character of the most successful soap series on DStv, Tinsel.

Mechanic kills sales boy for scratching customer’s car

The police in Lagos State have launched a manhunt for a mechanic, Fatai Bashiru, for allegedly killing a sales boy, Shedrach Emenike, aka Chiboy, in the Papa Ajao, Mushin area of the state.

PUNCH Metro learnt that Bashiru stabbed the 23-year-old in the armpit and other parts of his body for allegedly scratching a car belonging to his customer.

The victim was rushed to a general hospital where he was confirmed dead.

Emir Sanusi Speaks About Converting Mosques To Schools

The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammad Sunusi II, has denied reports that he said that mosques should be converted to schools as avenues of instruction.

Speaking with Leadership, the Emir noted that throughout Islamic history mosques have been used not only as places of prayers but also for meetings, instruction and education.

He said: “even historically mosques are used for the accomplishment of other things other than worship. They have been used for instructions, meetings, arbitrations, policy planning and education.”

US Tavel Ban: Appeals Court Takes Decision On Donald Trump's Travel Ban

United States President Donald Trump on Thursday suffered a legal blow when a federal appeals court refused to reinstate a temporary travel ban he had ordered on people from seven Muslim-majority countries.

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that the Trump administration failed to offer any evidence that national security concerns justified immediately restoring the ban, which was launched late last month.

I Never Imagined I Would Be Caught - Notorious Lagos Thief Caught Robbing a Hotel in Lagos

A notorious suspect who was arrested for robbery, has revealed how he was arrested by policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Ikeja, Lagos.

The gallant operatives of the Nigerian Police attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in Ikeja, Lagos State Police Command, have apprehended a 27-year-old suspect, Ahmed Olopade for robbery.

According to reports, the suspect has gone on three operations with members of his gang successfully and was on the fourth operation when he was shot and arrested. He was arrested after he and his gang went to rob Wab Hotel, located at Iju area of the state.

Arik Air Vows To Challenge Nigerian Government Takeover

The management of Arik Air on Thursday said it would challenge the taking over of the airline by the Assets Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) in court.

Ado Sanusi, Senior Vice President, Arik Air made the disclosure at a joint news conference with the newly appointed receiver manager, Oluseye Opasanya, and the airline’s technical consultant, Roy Ilegbodu.

The asset company had on Thursday taken over the airline following its huge indebtedness to local and foreign creditors.

EFCC raids former NNPC boss, Andrew Yakubu’s home in Kaduna, allegedly recover $9.2m, £72,000

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, raided the home of former Group Managing Director of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Andrew Yakubu in Kaduna state on Wednesday and allegedly recovered $9.2 million in his safe.

According to Vanguard, also recovered after the raid was £72,000 which is reportedly the largest sum of cash the commission had recovered in recent weeks.

Yakubu who served as NNPC boss from 2012 to 2014 during the Goodluck Jonathan administration, was arraigned by the anti-graft agency in June 2016 on allegations of money laundering.

Wikipedia bans quotations of The Daily Mail for being "generally unreliable"

Wikipedia has barred citations of The Daily Mail after editors of the online encyclopedia concluded on February 8, 2017 that the British tabloid is "generally unreliable." 

The decision came after years of long debate over the Daily Mail's credibility among Wikipedia's active community of volunteer editors. The editors explained that the decision stemmed from "the Daily Mail's reputation for poor fact checking, sensationalism, and flat-out fabrication." 

Plane goes up in flames on tarmac at JFK airport

A very surprising incident occurred last night at the JFK airport tarmac. An Argentina Airlines flight bound for Buenos Aires caught fire as it prepared to take off. The pilot reported the fire incident, but when rescue trucks arrived, they found no evidence of fire.

Pictures taken of the plane shows the jet with flames spewing from the fuselage. The fire was caught on camera by a passenger on board a different plane on the runway and she tweeted about it.