Monday, 30 March 2015

PDP House of Reps aspirant allegedly caught with 4000 PVCs in Enugu

 Dr Chukwuemeka Ujam  was a PDP House of Representative aspirant in the concluded 2015 elections. The former Commissioner for Land in Enugu State contested for the Nkanu East/West seat. He was allegedly caught with 4000 PVCs in Enugu yesterday by the military, who paraded him. More photos after the cut.

FFK says PDP is ahead in the presidential elections by at least 2/3 million votes

Press statement from the director of Media and publicity, PDP presidential campaign organization, Femi Fani-Kayode.We wish to take this opportunity to make it clear to the Nigerian public that according to the figures made available to us, we are ahead in the presidential elections by at least two to three million votes. We have our own Situation Room and we have collated all our figures from the various polling booths, wards, local government areas and states in the Federation.
   Despite the propaganda of the opposition, we are confident of victory.  They and all other stakeholders can be rest assured that we will accept nothing less than the announcement of an election result that is truthful and that reflects the true will of the Nigerian people.
Any attempt to manipulate figures or to rig us out from any quarter will be firmly resisted.

I thank you for your attention.

Wife stabs husband to death over APC,PDP presidential candidates in Lagos

A 26 year old pregnant wife simply identified as Onyiyechi has been arrested by the Lagos state police command for stabbing her husband to death following an argument over the presidential candidates in Saturday's general election at their home in Ejigbo on Sunday March 29th.
According to a report by Vanguard, the husband was  supporting PDP while Onyiyechi supported the APC. An arguement over who would win the presidential election degenerated into a fight with the wife stabbing her husband inside their one room apartment at the 81 military zone junction in Ejigbo
A neighbor in their compound narrated what happened, He said;

Graphic pics: man shot dead as violence breaks out at INEC office in Bauchi

 The man in the photo  was allegedly shot dead by a soldier this morning at Bauchi's INEC Office after the military tried to gain access into the office. Residents of the state had blocked the military from entering the office as results were being collated and this sparked the violence. The residents had held a vigil outside the INEC office to await the announcement of last Saturday's election when the military showed up. Another man was hit by a stray bullet.

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Photo:Baby with two horns born in Osun

 There has been shock and fear ,over a strange baby born at a maternity centre (name withheld) situated at Ifosan area of Ilesa, in Osun State.
Speaking with Saturday Tribune during the visit on Thursday, the proprietress, (she is called matron by her staff) said  the woman who gave birth to this deformed baby was “about 25 years old and she has been without a child for three years.”

Photos:Bomb blast at Polling Unit in Enugu

According to breaking new reports,a bomb blast has been reported at Polling Unit at WTC Primary school Enugu .Two other bombs timed to explode later were also detonated ..Reports say the bombs were placed in a Honda

Photo:Underage boy spotted getting accredited in Taraba

The law says you must be 18 to vote.This boy was spotted getting accredited at a polling unit in Taraba state.

Photos: INEC website hacked

INEC tweeted"We are aware of the recent hack of our @inecnigeria website, we are currently investigating this incident

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Nigeria police force warns on deployment of unauthorised uniformed security agencies to polling units

Press statement from the Nigeria Police Force...

    The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Suleiman Abba, CFR, NPM, NPOM, mni has ordered that on no account should uniformed private/government security agencies and voluntary organisations such as Boys Scout, Vigilante Group, Boys Brigade, Peace Ambassador, Man’O War etc, be seen in uniform within 300metres of a Polling unit. Again, the Police High Command has restated the restriction of vehicular movement during the general elections on 28th March, 2015 and 11th April, 2015, respectively.

Celine Dion breaks down in tears as she reveals husband's painful batle with throat cancer

 Celine Dion broke down in tears as she opened up about while  her manager and husband René Angélil's battle with throat cancer.The 46-year-old star has been married to Angélil, 73 since 1994 after knowing each other for 14 years .They have three sons ,the youngest being 4 and the oldest 14.
 Last year, she took an indefinite leave from showbiz to nurse nurse her husband after he was diagnosed with cancer for a second time..She has now revealed has to be fed by a feeding tube.She told ABC's Deborah Roberts

Disqualification of Buhari from presidential poll: APC has lied once more - Fani-Kayode

A press statement from PDP

    Director of Media and Publicity of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation (PDPPCO), Chief Femi Fani-Kayode said on Monday that the All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesperson, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has told yet another lie about speculated the disqualification of the APC presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari from the March 28 election.

2015 elections: Obasanjo warns against military take-over

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned against a military takeover following any issues that might arise from the 2015 general elections. Chief Obasanjo gave the warning today while receiving APC South West women led by Mrs Aisha Buhari.
    "I do hope we will get things more right. A lot of rumors are flying around, I think we have gone away from the rumor of Interim Government because that is not in our constitution. I hope we will soon go away from the rumour of handing over to the military because the military is not meant to run affairs of a nation in terms of running government.” he said

Photo: Nigerians Rushing Out Of The Country Few Days To Election?

Who will vote.if they all travel.mcheeewwww

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

10 executive committee members of APC in Adamawa defect to PDP

Ten executive members of APC in Adamawa state defected to PDP this morning March 24th. The APC members said they were moving over to PDP so as to give support to the PDP governorship candidate in the state, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu.
Their defection was announced at Adamawa PDP Secretariat by the publicity secretary of the APC, Padio Phineas.

Photos: Male terrorist disguised as a lady arrested in Borno state

 The Defense Headquarters just released these photos of a suspected male terrorist who disguised as woman in Hijab. He was arrested by troops on his way to a market in KwayaKusar in Borno state today March 24th. More pictures after the cut

Germanwings Plane with 148 onboard crashes in France

A passenger plane has crashed in the French Alps,,According to reports the plane Germanwings owned by Lufthansa was flying from Barcelona in Spain to Dusseldorf, Germany, when it disappeared from radar in the Alpes de Hautes Provence.A total of 142 passengers, two pilots and four cabin crew, were on board.The flight was midway to their destination when it came down.The French president says there are little chances of survivors .The plane dropped from 38 thousand feet to 24 thousand feet in 7 minutes,before disappearing from radar..

They're trying to disqualify Buhari ? Press statement from APC

    The All Progressives Congress has warned against any orchestrated, last-minute disqualification of its presidential candidate, Gen. Buhari, in order to pave the way for an easy victory for President Jonathan or even another postponement of the elections
    "If it is true, as it is being widely speculated across the country, that the Jonathan Administration has procured a judgement to disqualify the APC Presidential Candidate on Wednesday, when the Federal High Court in Abuja is expected to rule on the issue, then it portends a great danger for our country,'' the party warned in a statement issued in Abuja on Tuesday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

President Obama's Message To Nigerians Over Forthcoming Presidential Elections

“Hello.  Today, I want to speak directly to you—the people of Nigeria.
Nigeria is a great nation and you can be proud of the progress you’ve made.  Together, you won your independence, emerged from military rule, and
strengthened democratic institutions.  You’ve strived to overcome division and to turn Nigeria’s diversity into a source of strength.  You’ve worked hard to improve the lives of your families and to build the largest economy in Africa.

Angelina Jolie, 39, has ovaries and fallopian tubes removed

Angelina Jolie Pitt: Diary of a Surgery (as first published on New York Times)
Two years ago I wrote about my choice to have a preventive double mastectomy. A simple blood test had revealed that I carried a mutation in the BRCA1 gene. It gave me an estimated 87 percent risk of breast cancer and a 50 percent risk of ovarian cancer. I lost my mother, grandmother and aunt to cancer.

Friday, 20 March 2015

We Have Ruled Nigeria Well For 15 Years & We Are Confident Nigerians Will Vote Us Again- PDP Chairman

 The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Adamu Mu’azu, has said with confidence in a statement today that PDP had ruled Nigeria well for the last 15years going to 16 and he his confident that the party will win all elections by a very wide margin.

Casts your votes and go home,no waiting at polling booths-IG tells Nigerians

 In the past, after voting during elections, many Nigerians stay back at the polling booths,to witness the votes being counted. But the Inspector General of Police,Suleiman Abba has said no one should wait at the polling booths.  Two to three police officers will be attached to each polling unit, and we would provide more officers for the collation centres and for the managers of the elections.
    “We will go on to protect the electorate. Every eligible voter should feel safe enough to cast his votes. We will be there to protect the votes and make sure no one disrupts the process.
    “Cast your votes and go and cool down. If you remain there, there is a likelihood that you will commit an offence.’’

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Younger brother of Petroleum Minister, Alison-Madueke kidnapped

5 months after her sister Osiyo Agama was kidnapped, the younger brother of Minister of Petroleum, Mrs. Alison-Madueke, Joseph Agama has also been kidnapped. He was kidnapped by unknown gunmen in Bayelsa state today. Confirming his kidnap, the spokesperson to the Bayelsa state Police command, Asinim Butswat said the incident happened at about 12.30am today.
The kidnappers rode in a speedboat and stormed Yenaka Community, a coastal settlement in Yenagoa LGA at about 12.30am and forcefully abducted Mr Agama. The family is yet to hear from the kidnappers.

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