Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Official Press Release : President Jonathan denounces Kaduna bombings


President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan condemns the bombings in Kaduna today which appeared to have targeted former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari and prominent Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi.

President Jonathan denounces the dastardly targeting of the prominent political and religious leaders by terrorists and enemies of the nation in an odious attempt to inflame passions and exacerbate disquiet, fear, insecurity and sectional divisions in the country.  Continue ...

President Jonathan appoints Boboye Oyeyemi as new FRSC Boss

President Jonathan has appointed Boboye Oyeyemi as the new Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, following the appointment of the former head, Osita Chidoka, as Minister of Aviation.

Mr. Oyeyemi was the Deputy Corps Marshal in charge of the Corps’ operations department.The departure from a culture that ensured previous heads of the FRSC were appointed from outside the corps led to his appointment and the president said he appointed Mr. Oyeyemi to ensure stability.

Stoke sign Bojan Krkic on a four-year deal [Photo]

Remember him ? He was the kid back in the 2007-08 season at Barcelona that displaced Thierry Henry and Zlatan Ibrahimovic from the first team . He was a major force that time and everyone thought he was sort of a new Messi but no one new what happened , so he went on loan to Roma , then to AC Milan then back to Barcelona then to Ajax  and now he's at Stoke.

The 23-year-old signed a four-year deal with Stoke and he is their fifth signing of the season .Do you think he will do well in the EPL ?

Photos from today's bomb blast in Kaduna

 At least 25 people died in an explosion that rocked central Kaduna Wednesday, police said .The blast occurred along Isa Kaita road which leads to the popular Murtala Square.

A witness said the explosion targeted a prominent Islamic cleric, Dahiru Bauchi, who had delivered Ramadan lecture at the Square. See more photos below :

PHOTO : General Buhari’s Convoy targeted by second Kaduna bomb blast

Read full report from Sahara Reporters :

A source close to former military Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, has told SaharaReporters that a second bomb explosion that rocked the Kawo bus station in Kaduna today appeared to have targeted Mr. Buhari’s convoy. Three aides and security personnel traveling with Mr. Buhari to Daura, his hometown, have been confirmed injured in the afternoon blast.

Breaking News : President Jonathan appoints Osita Chidoka as Aviation Minister

President Goodluck Jonathan has  appointed  former Corps Marshall of the Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, Osita Chidoka,  as new Aviation Minister .Mr. Chidoka was sworn in today , Wednesday , alongside Abubakar Olanrewaju, who was appointed National Planning Minister. Mr. Chidoka replaces Stella Oduah, fired in February amid allegations of mismanagement of public funds.

Breaking News : Second bomb blasts hits Kaduna

Reports reaching me now is that a second bomb just exploded at Kawo Kaduna.. Details coming soon
What is happening to Kaduna ?

Breaking News : Bomb blasts hits Kaduna [Photo]

A bomb blast  occurred this afternoon in central Kaduna killing at least 10 people. The blast occurred  along Isa Kaita road which leads to the popular Murtala Square. A witness said the explosion is believed to have targeted the convoy of a prominent Islamic cleric, Sheikh Dahiru Bauchi, who was on his way to the Square. The  bomb was concealed in a red Volkswagen golf car parked by the road side, was detonated as the cleric’s convoy drove past.

Three man robbery gang known for snatching exotic cars in Lagos now in police net

A three man notorious robbery gang that specialised using snatched cabs in snatching exotic car from residents of Victoria Island, Lekki and Ajah axis of Lagos State, have been arrested by anti-robbery policemen attached to Bar Beach Police Station.

11 parents of Chibok girls die out of heart attack and frustration over abduction of their girls

Four more parents of girls abducted by Boko Haram in Chibok have died, bringing the total number of dead parents to 11.  The National chairman of the Chibok community, Pogu Bitrus, confirmed this to news men on Tuesday . He disclosed that seven parents of the abducted girls died of heart attack and frustration with the loss of abduction of their children.

Graphic photo : Young girl’s br**st cut off by ritualists in Ekiti … but she’s alive!

Ritualists  attacked a young unidentified  woman from Ekiti who proceeded to chop off her left breast. The unfortunate incident was said to have occurred on Monday in the state's capital ,  Ado Ekiti,  and the news was reported by one Steven Adedamola Goodwill on Facebook.

Details of the gruesome attack are not known and it has not yet been confirmed by the officials in the state .  See graphic photo below ; very disturbing ! ! !

It’s not yet time for marriage – Chidinma

Beautiful beauty , Chidinma Ekile  , has lots of suitors and admirers, but the artiste told Potpourri at an event recently that she isn’t ready to give up her career for marriage .

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Photos : President Goodluck Jonathan finally meets parents and Chibok girls

President Jonathan finally met the parents of the abducted  girls today as well as service chiefs, President of the Senate, David Mark, Governors Kashim Shettima of Borno and Isa Yuguda of BauchAlso in a closed-door meeting  at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Members of the Federal Executive Council are also in attendance.

The meeting, coming about 100 days after the girls and their over 200 colleagues were abducted, is in fulfilment of a promise President Jonathan made to Pakistani teenage girls’ education activist, Malala Yousafzai, during her advocacy visit to Nigeria last week.

Those who attended the meeting included 51 girls who escaped from their abductors including their principal, parents of escaped girls, parents of the girls still in captivity, opinion and community leaders from Chibok as well as officials of the Borno State Government. See more photos below :

Done deal : Real Madrid sign James Rodriguez for €80 million[Photos]

Real Madrid have signed the  Colombia international on a six-year deal,  for €80 million i.e £60m.The 2014 Champions League winners have announced on their official website that they have completed the transfer of James Rodriguez from Monaco

James  joined Monaco for €45m last year., scoring nine goals and 12 assists in 34 league appearances to help Monaco to second place in the table and qualification for the Champions League. The 23- year-old also won  the  Golden Boot and Goal of the Tournament in the just concluded 2014 World Cup in Brazil. He will wear the no 10 shirt . See more photos below :

Anambra state to close down 486 exam miracle centres

The Commissioner for Education, Professor Kate Omenugha, has confirmed that  486 exam miracle centres in Anambra State are to be shut down as part of measures to eliminate examination malpractices in the state's education sector and due to the manner their operators have fashioned them to swindle unsuspecting, desperate candidates

Enugu State assembly begins impeachment process against Dep Gov , Sunday Onyebuchi

Formal impeachment proceedings  against the Deputy Governor, Sunday Onyebuchi ,  has commenced . The Clerk, Christopher Chukwurah , is being directed to serve the Dep Gov with the notice.

Check out heavily endowed ex-girlfriend of Davido and Ghana's "Kim Kardashian" , Nisha Kards[ Photos]

The girl in the pictures is Davido’s Ghanaian ex- girlfriend. She is 22 years now, a model , video vixen and is quite popular in social circles in  Ghana.  She dated the 'Aye' crooner back in 2012 , the reason for their break up is not really clear but that's none of our business . Is it ? .

She is well -endowed  and knows how to flaunts her assets on social media . A very beautiful woman I must say but has attained the highest point of shenanigans when it comes to showing off her womanly "properties" . See more photos below :

Nollywood actress Doris Simeon releases new photos to mark her birthday

The beautiful actress  is celebrating her birthday today and released these photos to mark her day. See more photos below :

Atletico Madrid struggle to raise money to re-sign £20m Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres' former club , Atletico Madrid are struggling to raise money to bring him back to the club from Chelsea because of  his estimated £8m a year salary.

At the weekend , the club's chief executive Miguel Angel Gil was in London and there were reports that he had offered £12.5million for the 30-year-old striker.

Monday, 21 July 2014

Ruth Kadiri turns producer ; unveils her new movie , Matters Arising

According to the actress cum producer ,  Ruth Kadiri, has completed  her new movie entitled Matters Arising, a romantic comedy featuring  Ghanaian actor, Majid Michel.
 "The movie is just one of the things I have in store for my fans; they should expect a lot more from me. This movie is designed to make people laugh and teach them a thing or two about responsibility..It is a movie that seeks to bring happiness to movie lovers and at the same time, teach people that freedom makes no sense without responsibility , " the actress said.
The actress now joins the list of female  actresses such as Uche Jombo, Omoni Oboli, Funke Akindele, Stephanie Okereke Linus and Rukky Sanda that are now movie makers.

Photos : New signings Diego Costa Cesc Fabregas take part in a Chelsea training session in Austria

New signings Diego Costa  Cesc Fabregas  took part in a Chelsea training session led by manager Jose Mourinho in Austria.  Loanees  including Thibaut Courtois, Kurt Zouma and Oriol Romeu have also made their return to Chelsea and are on the tour.

Chelsea's first game of their pre-season tour is against  Wolfsberger AC on Wednesday, then s against Olimpija, Vitesse and Werder Bremen. Their final match will be against Ferecavros in Budapest on the 10th August. Continue to see photos and the squad for their pre-season tour below :

Mats Hummels set to join Manchester United this week

According to reports in Spain , Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels is set to join Manchester United this week from the German club for a fee in the region of £16million .

The 25-year-old defender was in impressive form for World Champions Germany during world cup in Brazil, and that has attracted interest from new United manager Louis van Gaal.

Couple dupe victims of N20m in fake auction sales

Read full report from Punch below :
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a couple, Mr. Danladi Wushishi, and Mrs. Ojuolape Wushishi, for allegedly duping unsuspecting victims to the tune of N20m in fake auction sales in Lagos.
PUNCH Metro learnt that while Ojuolape was arrested on Wednesday, June 18, at Odeogbolu Street, Ijegun, Danladi, was apprehended at Allen Avenue on Friday, June 25.

Nigerian air force Mi-35 Helicopter crashes at South Bama

Read full report from Defence HQ's website below :

DJ Cuppy graduates with 2.1 honours from the King’s College London [Photos]

Daughter of Nigerian tourism ambassador and  business mogul Femi Otedola , DJ Cuppy today  Monday 21st July 2014 graduated from the King’s College London  with a degree in Business Management.

Reports  reveal that the fast rising disc jokey  had 2.1 honours from the prestigious institution . Her  Masters program in Business Music Management will be done at New York University. Beauty and brains ! Congrats to her and see another photo