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Saturday, 21 May 2016

An Official says Afghan Taliban leader have been likely killed in a US drone strike



Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour and another combatant likely were killed in a U.S. military drone strike in Pakistan authorized by U.S. President Barack Obama, a U.S. official said on Saturday, speaking on condition of anonymity.

NIGERIA - CONFUSION AS PDP FACTION NAME MAKARFI AS CARETAKER CHAIRMAN



The national convention of the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP) ended in confusion on Saturday with the postponement and election by factions of the party.

FOOTBALL - MANCHESTER UNITED WIN FA CUP AFTER 12 YEARS


A determined ten-man Manchester United came back from a goal down to defeat Crystal Palace 2-1 and win the FA Cup for the first time in twelve years (since 2004).

Officials say Indonesia volcano eruption has killed three



Three people died and four others were critically injured Saturday after a highly active volcano in western Indonesia erupted violently, shooting hot ash and gases into the atmosphere, an official said.

Over 500,000 flee homes as Sri Lanka flood misery worsens



Desperate Sri Lankans clambered onto rubber dinghies and makeshift rafts to escape monster floods in the capital Colombo as officials said half a million people had fled their homes across the island.

NIGERIA - EX-MILITANT LEADERS URGE AVENGERS TO EMBRACE PEACE



Former creek warlords, Saturday, rose from an emergency meeting in Yenagoa and urged the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) to stop unnecessary destruction of pipeline and national assets in the Niger Delta region.

NIGERIA - PDP CONVENTION POSTPONED IN PORTHARCOURT


Acting National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff has announced the postponement of the national convention of the party slated for Port Harcourt.

FOOTBALL - AS REPORTS MOURINHO IS TO BE ANNOUNCED MAN UTD BOSS AFTER FA CUP FINALS


There are indications Manchester United will announce Jose Mourinho as their coach for next season hours after Louis van Gaal has led them against Crystal Palace in the FA Cup final, report AS.

Iraq - Four killed, 90 injured in Baghdad's Green Zone riots



At least four anti-government protesters were killed and 90 injured when security forces ejected them from Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone, hospital sources said on Saturday.

US - Trump rallies gun owners with fiery anti-Clinton speech as NRA endorses him



Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump assured gun owners on Friday he would protect their constitutional right to bear arms and eliminate gun-free zones if elected, accusing Democrat Hillary Clinton of wanting to weaken gun rights.

NIGERIA - BUHARI TO NIGER DELTA MILITANTS; DONT CONFRONT MY ADMINISTRATION



President Muhamma­du Buhari, on Friday, urged militants in the Niger Delta to drop their confrontational stance and work with his government to review the Amnesty Programme initi­ated by the Late ex-President Umaru Yar’Adua Adminis­tration.
President Buhari assured oil companies operating in the Niger Delta that the Fed­eral Government is taking all necessary actions to protect strategic assets in the region from vandals and criminals.

NIGERIA - ANY RETURNEE, CHIBOK OR NOT IS VICTORY FOR ALL; BUT WE MUST NOT DEMORALIZE OUR TROOPS WITH STATEMENTS - BBOG, ARMY

BringBackOurGirls group yesterday confirmed that Serah Luka, who was rescued on Thursday by the Nigerian military,  was an  SSS.1 student of Government Secondary School, Chibok.

Friday, 20 May 2016

FOOTBALL - RODGERS APPOINTED CELTIC BOSS


Brendan Rodgers has been appointed Celtic's new manager.
The 43-year-old has been out of work since he was sacked by Liverpool in October and has signed a 12-month rolling contract with the Scottish champions.

A MUST READ AND MUST ATTEND!!! SEMINAR ON MODELLING: "MODELS NOT PROSTITITUES NOR SLAVES!!!" (REDEFINING MODELLING IN NIGERIA) - SPONSORED POST!!!


The notion so many have about modelling is that it is all about prostitution and slavery. Come to think of it, people no longer allow their children to even partake in Beauty Contests in platforms because of this notion.

But is this really true about modelling? Are models prostitutes or slaves?

HERE IS A SYMPOSIUM YOU CAN NOT AFFORD TO MISS AS WE REDEFINE MODELLING IN NIGERIA:

It's happening live in the city of Awka, Anambra state with the topic  MODELS NOT PROSTITITUES NOR SLAVES!!!
With the Sole Aim of REDEFINING  MODELING IN NIGERIA. Its going to be the largest gathering of Models/aspiring Models in Nigeria. Some of the seminar topics to be discussed and taught include:

NIGERIA - FUEL PRICE HIKE: READ WHY TUC PARTED WAYS WITH NLC AMID RESPONSE FROM NLC


The National President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC), Comrade Kiagama Bobboi, yesterday gave reasons why his trade centre disagreed with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) shortly before the commencement of the planned strike, saying that the latter was dogmatic in pressing its demands.

India records its hottest temperature ever amid heat wave



A city in western India has suffered through the country's highest recorded temperature — a scorching 51 degrees Celsius (123.8 degrees Fahrenheit).
The record was set Thursday in the city of Phalodi, in the western state of Rajasthan.

Iraq - Shia Protesters Storm Baghdad's Green Zone



Iraqi security forces have fired tear gas and gunshots as hundreds of ant.i-government protesters stormed Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone.
Demonstrators rushed toward the prime minister's office and the parliament building in what was the second attack on the Green Zone this month.

Nigeria - Ex-NIMASA DG sentenced to five years in prison



The Federal High Court in Lagos on today sentenced a former Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) Director-General, Temisan Raymond Omatseye, to five years imprisonment over N1.5 billion contract scam.

Zika Virus Strikes 157 Pregnant Women In US



Some 157 pregnant women in the US and another 122 in US territories have tested positive for infection with the Zika virus.
Fewer than a dozen of the infected women in the US and Puerto Rico have had miscarriages or babies born with birth defects, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said.

Nigeria - Doubt cast on identity of 'second rescued Chibok girl'



Campaigners on Friday questioned a Nigerian military claim that a second Chibok schoolgirl had been rescued, but the army maintained she was one of the 219 abducted by Boko Haram.

HAHAHA... THIS TECHNOLOGY IS FUNNY BUT AWESOME - Wristband Is Shocking Way To Control Spending



A bracelet that gives its wearer an electric shock when they go overdrawn is being launched.
The idea is that the Pavlok wristband will be wired up to an online bank account so that, when the user goes overdrawn beyond pre-set spending limits, they will be given a 255-volt shock.

FOOTBALL - BARCELONA WIN FLAG BAN APPEAL FOR COPA DEY REY FINAL



Barcelona have successfully appealed a decision imposed by the Spanish government to ban Catalan flags from Sunday's Copa del Rey final in Madrid.

Greek minister says body part, seats, luggage found in EgyptAir search



A body part, seats and one or more items of luggage were found Friday by crews searching for the wreckage of an EgyptAir passenger jet that crashed in the Mediterranean, Greece's defence minister said.

NIGERIA - FALANA SAYS CHIBOK GIRL HAS NO HUSBAND BUT AN ABDUCTOR



Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana(SAN), has said the Boko Haram member who impregnated and put Amina Ali, one of the ‎Chibok girls, in the family way, should not be regarded as her husband but an abductor and terrorist.

FOOTBALL - BECKHAM BACKS ZIDANE TO STAY PUT AT REAL MADRID



David Beckham has implored Real Madrid to back head coach Zinedine Zidane regardless of what happens in the upcoming Champions League final.

Zidane's arrival following the sacking of Rafael Benitez was a turning point in Madrid's season as the Frenchman helped the team put together a credible La Liga challenge, losing out to Barcelona on the last day of the campaign, as well as guiding the Spaniards to the Champions League decider with city rivals Atletico on May 28.

FOOTBALL - WHAT? MAN UTD TO PAIR MOURINHO AND VAN GAAL?



Louis van Gaal is set to be offered a director of football position at Manchester United in a move that would enable Jose Mourinho to take over a managerial role in 2017-18, according toThe Sun.

Turkey - Suspected IS suicide explosion during Turkish police raid



A suspected Islamic State insurgent carried out a suicide bombing during a Turkish police operation at a house near the Syrian border on Thursday, local media reported.

NIGERIA - MORE LIBERATION EXPECTED AS ARMY GIVE DETAILS OF ANOTHER CHIBOK GIRL RESCUE



Another chibok schoolgirl has been rescued, the army announced last night.
Army spokesman Col. Usman Sani Kukasheka broke the news. He said her name is Sarah Luka, who is believed to be the daughter of Pastor Luka, one of the parents of the missing girls.

NIGERIA - THE FG RAISES CONCERN RIVER NIGER IS DRYING UP


It is understood the Federal Government,  yesterday, raised alarm over imminent drying up of River Niger due to climate change and dumping of  industrial waste.


The Auditor General of the Federation, AGoF, Mr. Samuel Tyonongo Ukura, raised the alarm during a meeting with the Edo State Auditor-General and members of the Edo State Public Accounts Committee in his office in Abuja. 

Thursday, 19 May 2016

US ELECTION 2016 - CLINTON SAYS TRUMP IS TOO UNSTEADY AND NOT QUALIFIED TO BE PRESIDENT



Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton pivoted to a general election match-up against Republican candidate Donald Trump on Thursday, saying he is dangerously unpredictable and not qualified to be president.

NIGERIA - SECOND ABDUCTED CHIBOK GIRL FOUND, ARMY SAYS



A second missing Chibok girl has been found in Nigeria, two years after she and 275 others were taken from their secondary school.
Army spokesman Colonel Sani Usman "has confirmed the rescue of another Chibok girl this evening", a statement said, without giving further details.

NIGERIA - JUST IN: IMMIGRATION NEW BOSS TAKES OVER


Sacked Comptroller General of the Nigeria Immigration Service, (NIS), Martin Kure Abeshi, Thursday finally handed over to a new Acting CG NIS, Muhammed Babandede, a deputy comptroller general, at a service’s headquarters in Abuja. 

NIGERIA - OLISA METUH SEEKS ABROAD TREATMENT PERMISSION



The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) spokesman, Olisa Metuh, on Thursday asked a Federal High Court, Abuja, for permission to travel to the United Kingdom for five weeks on medical ground.

PHOTOS (NIGERIA) - RESCUED CHIBOK GIRL SEES BUHARI AT ASO ROCK



Buhari receives rescued Amina Ali and Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima at Aso Rock

Blueprint To Tackle Growing Drug Resistance



Caesarean sections, joint replacements and chemotherapy could become too dangerous for medics to carry out if growing resistance to antimicrobial drugs is not tackled, a report has found.

JAPAN - US: Hiroshima atomic bomb victims want apology from Obama


Victims of the atomic bombings of Japan want an apology from US President Barack Obama when he visits Hiroshima next week, the head of a survivors' group said Thursday. 

NIGERIA - KOGI POLICE STATION ATTACK REPORTEDLY LEAVES TWO POLICEMEN KILLED



Tragedy struck when two police constables were reportedly killed early Thursday morning as gunmen numbering about 12 invaded the Osara police station in Adavi Local Government Area, Kogi State.

FOOTBALL - MOURINHO INSISTS NO DEAL WITH MAN UTD



Jose Mourinho has again denied he has a deal in place to take over at Manchester United this summer.

The Portuguese has been out of work since he was sacked by Chelsea last December following a poor defence to the Premier League title, but he has suggested more than once that a return to management is on the cards ahead of the 2016-17 season.

TRAGEDY!!! EgyptAir plane carrying 66 has crashed, aviation officials say



An EgyptAir  from Paris to Cairo with 66 passengers and crew on board crashed in the Mediterranean Sea early Thursday morning, Egyptian aviation officials said.

NIGERIA - NMA BACKS FG ON DEREGULATION OF THE OIL SECTOR


The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, yesterday lend its weight to the Federal government deregulation of the oil sector.

NIGERIA - ADAMS OSHIOMHOLE EXPLAINS WHY HE ABANDONED LABOUR AS REGARDS FUEL PRICE HIKE



Edo State governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has offered explanations for aligning with the Fed­eral Government against the Nigeria Labour Con­gress (NLC) on the recent hike in fuel pump price. The governor said there was no other option left for government at this time.

FOOTBALL - BARCELONA FUME AT CATALAN FLAG BAN IN COPA DEL REY FINAL



Barcelona have hit out at the banning of Catalan flags at the Copa del Rey final.
Barca face Sevilla at Madrid's Vicente Calderon on Sunday as they look to round off a league and cup double.

EgyptAir says flight from Paris to Cairo missing with 66 on board



National carrier EgyptAir said a plane carrying 66 passengers and crew on a flight from Paris to Cairo went missing on Thursday, disappearing from radar over the Mediterranean Sea.

US - Fireball As B-52 Bomber Crashes At Air Base



Seven people were lucky to escape without injury from the blazing wreckage of a B-52 after it crashed on a US Air Force Base.
The heavy bomber came down at Andersen Air Force Base in Yigo, a village in the Pacific island of Guam, at about 8.30am local time on Thursday.

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

NIGERIA - FG SAYS #50BN PAID BY MTN IS NOT PART OF THE FINE



The Federal government asked telecommunication service provider, MTN Nigeria to pay N50b for its violation of Subscriber Identification Module (SIM) card registration laws, the Minister of Communications said on Wednesday.

PHOTOS (NIGERIA) - RESCUED CHIBOK GIRL, HER BABY AND BOKO HARAM HUSBAND?


NIGERIA - RESCUED CHIBOK GIRL SAYS MOST OF THE VICTIMS ARE STILL IN THE FOREST



Most of the 219 girls kidnapped from the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, by Boko Haram militants more than two years ago are still in captivity in a forest in northeast Nigeria, the first girl to be rescued was quoted as saying on Wednesday.

US - 2 dead after small plane crashes near airfield in Arizona



Two people were killed Tuesday evening after a small World War II-era plane crashed and exploded into flames near a Phoenix-area airport, authorities said.