Friday, February 22, 2013

Nollywood Star, RMD, Wanted by EFCC For Stealing

According to Daily Times Newspaper, The Commissioner of culture and tourism Delta State, Richard Mofe Damijo (RMD is wanted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC)  over embezzlement of N50 million. Philo Nkem Ajufo, the acting General Manager of Delta State Tourism Board, has been detained by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja for conniving with RMD to steal N50 million from the coffer of Delta State Ministry of Tourism .
Mofe Damijo was a known Nollywood movie star before he joined the government of Dr. Uduagha of Delta State

How 'Gay Network In Vatican' Forced Pope To Resign

Pope Benedict XVI’s decision to resign was influenced by a gay 'network' inside the Vatican, some of whom were being blackmailed by outsiders, it has been claimed in an explosive report carried by Italian daily newspaper La Repubblica.

Meet Amelia Dyer, The woman who murdered 300 babies

Harold Shipman is generally considered to be Britain’s worst serial killer, with more than 250 murders ascribed to his name. But hidden among the tales of habitual drunks, petty thieves and small-time fraudsters published online last week sits the file of a little-known Bristol-born woman who may well have killed more.

Two Judges Suspended Over Oyinlola, Akingbola Cases

Oyinlola and Akingbola
The National Judicial Council has asked President Goodluck Jonathan and Governor Jonah Jang of Plateau State to sack two judges – Justice Charles Archibong of the Federal High Court, Lagos, and Justice T. D. Naron of the High Court of Justice, Plateau State – respectively.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Boko Haram abducts Family of 7 kidnapped in Cameroon

The President of France, Francois Hollande, on Tuesday said that a French family of seven, among them three children, were kidnapped by Boko Haram members in northern Cameroon.

Reuters reports that Hollande told journalists during a visit to Greece that the French tourists were abducted by members of the Islamic sect that had been perpetrating violence in Nigeria.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Gun Men Kidnapped Setraco Foreign Workers

Last night, Seven foreign workers of giant construction company, Setraco, were kidnapped by gunmen in Bauchi. The attackers went to the Lebanese-owned construction site of Setraco in Jama'are town, where they killed a security guard and kidnapped the foreign workers

Adamu Aliyu, the chairman of the local government area identified those kidnapped as one British citizen, one Greek, one Italian and four Lebanese. 

Mohammed Ladan of Bauchi State Police  told  AFP that the unknown gunmen first attacked a local prison, burning two police trucks, before targeting Setraco, which is in the area building a road

Thursday, February 7, 2013

MASSOB Lays Claim To Mystery Corpses Found on Ezzu River

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has on Thursday claimed that the corpses found on Ezzu rivers belonged to its members arrested and detained by security agencies in Anambra State.

Enugun State Govenor, Chime, Returns After 140 Days Absent in Office

The Governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sullivan Chime, returned to Nigeria on Thursday after 140 days sojourn abroad for medical treatments.

How Mother Uses Kiss To Pass Drugs To Jailed Son

Police say an upstate New York woman passed drugs to her son while kissing him when she visited him in jail.

Sheriff's deputies in Yates County tell local media outlets 54-year-old Penn Yan resident Kimberly Margeson was visiting her son last week when she hid oxycodone pills and passed them from her mouth to his while giving him a kiss.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

$620,000 subsidy bribe: Farouk Lawan to spend one week in jail

Hon. Farouk Lawan, a member of the House of Representatives,  was on Friday remanded in prison custody.
This followed his arraignment by the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission at a Federal Capital Territory High Court.
He was arraigned on seven counts of criminal dealing.

18 Nigerians languish in Indonesian prisons

NO fewer than 18 Nigerians are presently languishing in various prisons in Indonesia with the fear that some of them may be among 10 slated for execution soon.

The18 Nigerians were condemned to death by the Indonesian courts in 2008 for their alleged various criminal offences ranging from drug peddling and other related offences.

How my 5 children were burnt to death...Fire Victim

Tragedy struck a family of eight when their two-bedroom apartment caught fire at about 11pm on Thursday, killing five members of the family at their No. E 36, Faskari Street, Kakuri area of Kaduna metropolis. The fire was suspected to have started from a lighted candle. The parents, however, survived the inferno because they were away in a hospital, attending to a new baby just added to the family at Saint Gerald Catholic Hospital, Kaduna.a day before the incident.

Rev King must die by hanging...Appeal Court

General Overseer of the Christian Praying Assembly, Chukwuemeka Ezeugo a.k.a. Rev King must die by hanging, says the Court of Appeal in Lagos yesterday.
It upheld the judgment of a Lagos State High Court, Ikeja, which earlier convicted and sentenced him to death by hanging.

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