Wednesday, 16 April 2014

15 out of the 103 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram men escape

 According to reports, 15 out of the 100+ girls kidnapped Monday night by Boko Haram men, at Girls Government School, Chibok, Borno state, have escaped.
The girls were said to have made their escape when one of the lorries used in transporting them broke down along the road. The girls jumped down from the lorry and ran into the bush around them.

Photo: Jada Pinkett-Smith posts nude pic online

 Jada Pinkett-Smith celebrates the human body by sharing a nude pic on her Facebook page. See the full pic after the cut...

Nyanya bomb blast victims face hunger in hospital - report

 According to a report by Premium Times, some victims of Monday's bomb blast receiving medical attention at the Asokoro General Hospital in Abuja are currently facing hunger as no one is providing them with food.
One of the survivors, Salome Jim, told Premium Times that she's only received drugs and drips from the hospital management but no one has given her anything to eat.

19-yr-old Pakistani caught with N228m worth of heroin at MMIA

A 19 year old Pakistani student named Iftikihar Muhammed Arslan, (pictured above) has been arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency(NDLEA) for possession and attempted smuggling of 25.400kg of heroin said to be worth N228m into Nigeria,
Arslan was apprehended at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport during inward screening on passengers on board a Qatar Airways flight. 25 parcels containing the hard drugs were discovered in his luggage.

Tuesday, 15 April 2014

ABUJA BLAST: Baby Survives In Abuja Blast, Reunites With Hospitalised Mother

A 10-month-old baby simply identified as Goodness, who was said to have lost her mother during the Nyana bomb blast is set to be reunited with her mother in hospital.
MIRACLE: Baby Who Survived In Abuja Blast Reunites With Hospitalised Mother
Mother and baby, Goodness, reunited

Brandy & Fiancée Ryan Press breakup: Call off Engagement

After getting engaged in Dec 2012,Brandy and Ryan Press have called off their engagement.According to her Rep
    "They are no longer together. The engagement is off, but the friendship is still on.They decided to take a step back and reevaluate the relationship. Brandy is 35 now—that's what her whole #35 on Twitter is about, becoming her own woman."

Lawmakers, workers, flee over National Assembly bomb scare

There was a bomb scare this afternoon at the National Assembly, which had lawmakers, Assembly staff, and bank workers in the premises all closing abruptly and hurriedly leaving the premises.
The bomb scare which happened at about 2pm today according to reports, started when security operatives attached to the National Assembly acted on complains by some legislative aides and workers about some suspicious movement by some individuals with questionable character in the premises.

Who Wore It Better: Willow Smith Vs Miley Cyrus

Miley Vs Willow.who wore it better?

Police Arrest Twins For Robbery, Burglary In Lagos

 The Special Anti-Robbery Squad in Lagos has arrested a set of identical twins for robbing a factory belonging to Reckitt Benckiser, producers of Dettol.Police authorities told Punch Metro that the duo, Taiye and Kehinde Balogun, were welders and were hired by a robbery gang to break into the firm’s warehouse in May last year. The robbery gang, it was learnt, robbed the company of soap noodles and chemicals worth N17m.

Boko Haram kidnaps 103 girls from Secondary School in Borno

 103 girls were kidnapped after an attack on a Girls Secondary School located in Chibok, a town on the border of Adamawa and Borno state last night April 14th.
Gunmen reportedly arrived at the school in Chibok around 9pm, killed the soldier stationed to protect the students and took 103 out of the 250 girls that make up the school. The men took the girls away in four lorries. BBC Africa reports that the number of girls abducted is as high as 200.
Residents of the area say the raid, which lasted from 9pm-3am, saw the destruction of several properties as the men overpowered the residents who put up initial defense.
Police Commissioner in Borno state, Lawan Tanko confirmed the incident to reporters in the state.

Monday, 14 April 2014

British High Commissioner to Nigeria donates blood to victims of blast

 The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Dr. Andrew Pocock was seen at the National Blood Transfusion Centre, Wuse 3, Abuja this afternoon donating blood. Another pic after the cut...

AbujaBombBlast: ‘I saw people’s flesh flying’ – Survivor speaks

Chima Okere, is one of the survivors of the twin bomb blast which occurred earlier today at Nyanya bus station, Abuja which killed scores of people.Mr. Okere a businessman who is thanking God for his lucky escape narrated how he managed to escape the gory incident in an interview with newsmen although he sustained serious injuries and has been admitted in the hospital.He told newsmen the explosions had come from two white buses parked inside the Nyanya Motor Park by the gate.“I was inside the El-Rufai (high capacity) bus as we were driving out to the highway we heard the explosion from the two buses. I saw so many people dead; some with their limbs dismembered from their bodies.“I was lucky, I do not know how I survived. So, I thank God for my life as very many were not so lucky,’’ Okere said. Continue

Photos: Nigerians troop to Asokoro General Hospital to donate blood

 The National Blood Transfusion Service, NBTS, in Asokoro received a massive turnout to donate blood to save Nyanya blast victims. Thanks to all those who donated.More photos...

Man burns girlfriend to death

A jealous father-of-twelve who burned his 24-year-old lover to death when she tried to leave him for his 18-year-old son has been jailed for life, UK Daily Mail reports.
    Ashley Williams, 49, hit Julie Beattie, 24, over the head with a hammer before he doused her in a mixture of petrol and diesel fuel.

Meet the suicide bomber behind todays bomb blast

The explosion occurred in a section of Nyanya park allocated to luxury buses.

Photos from President Jonathan's visit to bomb victims at Asokoro Hospital

 President Jonathan and his Service Chiefs visited victims of the Nyanya Motor Park bombing at the Asokoro General Hospital in Abuja.The blast occurred at the crowded bus station around 6.30am today during rush hour as commuters were about to board buses and taxis to go to work in central Abuja. Two buses full of people were struck.  Continue to see more photos...

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Photos from President Jonathan's daughter's Thanksgiving service

 President Jonathan's daughter's thanksgiving at the Aso Villa Chapel in Abuja today.See more photos...

Nick Vujicic, Born Without Hand & Leg, Having Fun At The Beach With Wife And Son

Nick struggled with his disability as a child, both physically and emotionally. At the age of ten, after a failed suicide attempt where he tried to drown himself in a bath, he vowed never to give up again. By the age of 17 he had started his own non-profit charity - Life Without Limbs. After university, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce, Vujicic embarked on a motivational speaking tour, concentrating on teenage issues, disability, and his faith in God and how it helps his life.

PHOTOS: Guests At Jonathan's Daughter's Wedding Received customized iPhones

Luxury designer Malivelihood posted samples of some of the gifts guests received at President Jonathan's daughter's wedding which took place in Abuja yesterday. One of the gifts was a gold-plated iPhone.I actually got one.

"Oscar is a liar, he shot my sister in a fit of rage': Reeva's sister says

In an exclusive interview with UK Daily Mail today, Reeva’s sister Simone (pictured left) says they are in no doubt that Pistorius is a liar.
    "He is trying to convince the court that they were really close and that he cared for her. It’s not true. He is a disgusting liar. At the start of the trial, my heart stopped as he walked past, ignoring us. I like to think his heart stopped too. He knew we were there but he almost lost his balance and fell over when he saw us.

Saturday, 12 April 2014

New Video:Timaya Ft Sean Paul - Bum Bum Remix

 DEM MAMA RECORDS and AFC Entertainment Group presents the official video of the 'baddest' collaboration of the year "BUM BUM Remix"  featuring international dance-hall and reggae artist Sean Paul. Directed by Shutah Films.

Photos:President Jonathan's daughter Faith Sakwe & Godswill Osim's white wedding

 Faith Sakwe walked down the aisle with Godswill Osim, today in Abuja Ecumenical Centre..

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