Wednesday, January 30, 2013

How Two Toddlers Were kidnapped from the same compound

The kidnapping of two toddlers - Toheeb Adedokun and Falilu Tajudeen - has thrown Taike Street, Ketu Lagos into confusion.

The two boys have some things in common. They are three-years-old and live in the same compound at number 18.

Nigeria To Set Up Computerised Data Base To Check Crime

A computerised data base is to be provided for the security agencies in the country in order to confront the security challenges and reduce acts criminality to the barest minimum.

The National Security Adviser to President Goodlcuk Jonathan, Col Sambo Dasuki(rtd) made this assertion, yesterday, in his lecture- Nigeria’s Security Challenges; The Way Forward at the ongoing 2013 3rd Seminar on National Security organised by the Alumni Association of National Defence College [AANDEC].

Boko Haram’s cease-fire suspicious –Chief of Defence Staff

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) yesterday indicated that the declaration of cease-fire by the Boko Haram sect was very suspicious, even as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Admiral Ola Sa’ad Ibrahim, called for caution enumerating conditions under which such declaration from the widely condemned sect could be given a thought.

Female College provost and bursar jailed for fraud in Ibadan

Justice Mashood Abass of the Oyo State High Court yesterday sentenced the Provost and Bursar of the Federal Cooperative College, Eleyele Ibadan, Mrs Ruth Adehwe Aweto and Mr. Adekanye Komolafe to four years imprisonment without an option of fine. The judge found the two accused persons guilty of four-count charge out of eight- count charge of corrupt practices leveled against them by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) and therefore, sentenced them to one year imprisonment on each of the counts.

Journalist Describes Wife Killer, Akolade Arowolo A Responsible

A 37-year-old journalist, Efe Omordia, on Tuesday testified as defence witness in the ongoing trial of Akolade Arowolo who allegedly killed his banker wife, Titilayo.
Omordia, who claimed to have worked with Leadership andNational Mirror newspapers as an investigative journalist, said Akolade is a “responsible” man, adding that he is role model to many inmates.
The journalist, who said she rose to the position of Chief Correspondent before she left National Mirror newspapers, told the court that she met Akolade sometimes in March 2012 at the Ikoyi Prison, Lagos.
Omordia, who now works with Joy Bringers International, a non-governmental organisation with interest in rehabilitating prisons’ inmates, said Akolade was one of her students at a character training school of the NGO.

France returns smuggled Nigerian artefacts

Nigeria five ancient terracotta sculptures smuggled out of the country in 2010 to France by French Citizens has been returned back.

The artefacts, of Nok origin, were found in the luggage of French citizen at a Paris airport.
Their exact value has not been disclosed, but they are believed to date back more than 3,000 years.
Nigeria's tourism minister told the BBC it was a "big achievement" in the country's campaign to recover its lost treasures from around the world.

"I feel extremely delighted," said Edem Duke, who attended the ceremony to receive the sculptures from French embassy officials in the capital, Abuja.
Over the last 85 years, Nok art has been discovered in a large area of north-central Nigeria from Jos to Kaduna.

Experts say Nok art, which often represents human heads, is the earliest attempt at portraiture yet discovered in Nigeria.

Nigeria's National Commission for Museums and Monuments believes that items of Nok culture show it was the first society to have used iron in sub-Saharan Africa.

SSS Parades Nkiru Sylvanus Alleged Suspects

Alleged kidnappers of Nollywood actress, Nkiru Sylvanus, were yesterday paraded by the State Security Service, SSS, in Abuja.
The actress, an aide to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, was kidnapped in Owerri, Imo State, with the gang allegedly led by a police officer dismissed from the mobile police unit.

Sunday, January 27, 2013

Mali: Al-Qaeda allies Plan Reprisal attacks on Nigeria

Two Nigerian affiliates of the al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb — Boko Haram and the Jama’atu Ansarul Muslimina fi Biladis- Sudan — are planning major reprisals to protest Nigeria’s participation in the Mali war.
Nigeria has deployed forces in northern Mali to flush out the al-Qaeda-linked Islamist groups who have taken control of the vast desert territory.

A Man Axed Mother To Death

Double tragedy struck on Friday in Isanlu-Isin in Kwara, when a middle-aged man, Taye Ibiwoye, allegedly clubbed his mother to death with an axe.

The deceased identified as Sarah Ibiwoye, who was said to be in her late sixties, died instantly from the attack which shattered her skull.

The community was further thrown into mourning when another elderly woman, simply identified as `Iya Eleja’ slumped and died when the news of Sarah’s death was broken to her.

The people of the community said that the accused was mentally derailed and had been under treatment for sometime

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Tiger Woods Ex Wife Wants $350M Anti-Cheating Pre-nup As Condition to Reunite

Tigers Woods is attempting to win his ex-wife Elin Nordegren back with a $200 million deal, according to the National Enquirer.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

EFCC Arrests Prof. Charles Soludo

Report reaching us says that, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC)operative has just arrested Prof Charles Soludo, Former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, at his Abuja residence over allegation of contract scam. 
The controversial contract for the printing of polymer currency notes was awarded to an Australian firm while he was governor of the CBN between 2006 and 2008.
Details will come later

Sunday, January 6, 2013

A Man Murders 4 Months Old Son For Rituals

One Chief Hosea Folorunsho of Egbe town, Yagba West local government council has been arrested by members of the police command in Kogi state allegedly killing four months old son for ritual purpose.

Friday, January 4, 2013

Jail Break: About 20 inmates escape in Sagamu Prison

On Wednesday at Sagamu prison in Ogun state about 20 inmates, in an attempt jail break, escaped from prison, while several others were reported to have been shot in the melee.

The incident occurred at about 3am.
Some of the prisoners who had fled in confusion were reported to have returned on their own. Some have been arrested by the police and are questioning some warders.

Marriage For Sale: Zamfara Govt In The Market for husbands for 2000 widows

The Commissioner for Women and Children Affairs, Hajia Balkisu Bungudu of Zamfara State government has announced to the public that government of Zamfara is planning to ''arrange husbands'' for about 2,000 widows in the state.

She said so many widows have already registered for the event.
The Commissioner did not disclose how much of tax payers money government is going to spend to purchase husbands for the 2000 widows.
Let's wait and see.

Thursday, January 3, 2013

Amorous Pastor Raped 12 Years old Girl

Alasco Sobowale, a pastor at Togodo Street, Temu Town Epe, Lagos State, has been arrested for raping a 12-year-old neighbour on the 15th of December in the toilet.
Her aunt says:

Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Acclaimed Naval Rating Killed a 12 years Old Girl Over N800

Mr. Ikechi Okoro, a 28-year-old man,  naval rating, was alleged to have killed Chidera Timothy with a bottle over an N800 debt his brother owes the girl’s mother.

What Nigerians Want President Jonathan Do

Recently, last year,  ACN accused President Jonathan of giving Nigerian fake promises. That was a political party. Now, the Nigerian youths have come out bold and smoking this 2013, to demand that president Jonathan make good his promises by delivery, among others, electricity {click fordetail,} which, during campain for office, he promised to declare a state of emergency on. The youths have also asked for security against Boko Haram, kidnappers and other, and they want employment.

From these demands, has the president delivered on his promises to Nigeria?

What is your take on this?

Join The Discussion On Okoawo BlueGate & Co.


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...


Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...