Wednesday, 23 July 2014
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE :
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 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.
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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 ?
A witness said the explosion targeted a prominent Islamic cleric, Dahiru Bauchi, who had delivered Ramadan lecture at the Square. See more photos below :
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ! ! !
Tuesday, 22 July 2014
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 :
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 :
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
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]
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"..lol . See more photos below :
The beautiful actress is celebrating her birthday today and released these photos to mark her day. See more photos below :
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
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.
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 :
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.
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.
Read full report from Defence HQ's website below :
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