Sunday, February 1, 2015

[MUST READ] INVESTIGATION: Grim tales of rape, child trafficking in Nigeria’s displaced persons camps


On a bed at the female ward of the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital laid a 15-year-old girl in an evidently bad state. Her face and head were bandaged, leaving slits through which only a bruised eye and swollen lips were visible. On her body were clearer signs of trauma, with burns running from her neck down to the lower parts of her body.

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[YOUR HEALTH] Avian flu: A killer on the prowl - WATCH OUT!!



Just after the recovery from the Ebola Virus Disease, Nigeria has been plunged into another epidemic which has spread to 11 states: the avian influenza also known as bird flu.
Three weeks ago, the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development raised the alarm that there was unusual high mortality in two poultry farms and live bird markets in Kano and Lagos states. Like a wild fire in dry season, the disease has spread to states such as Rivers, Edo, Delta, Ogun, Plateau, Gombe, Imo, Oyo and Jigawa.
The first reported outbreak in Africa of the H5N1 bird flu occurred in.....

[PHOTO] Chicago man eats 444 chicken wings in 30 mins

Wing Bowl in Philadelphia

A PROFESSIONAL competitive eater from Chicago downed 444 chicken wings in 30 minutes at the 23rd annual Wing Bowl in Philadelphia, narrowly edging out his nearest rival and shattering the....

MBU AGAIN! ■ Controversial AIG ‘insulted’ in Lagos - Orders arrest of 5 policemen, toll plaza worker


Less than 10 days after he assumed duty at the Onikan headquarters of Zone 2 Command of the Nigeria Po­lice, Assistant Inspector General of Police Mbu Joseph Mbu, last Friday got a “special welcome to Lagos” treatment by staff of the Lekki Concession Company Limited, which left him embarrassed and red in the face.
A source who witnessed the less-than-sa­voury treatment given to the AIG told Sunday Sun that Mbu’s convoy, consisting of six po­lice cars and an armoured personnel carrier, sought to transit through the Ikoyi-Lekki toll plaza on Lane 8.
On reaching the toll point, some of the po­lice orderlies escorting the convoy allegedly ran up and.....

Saturday, January 31, 2015

#Nigeria2015: YABATECH declares 22-day holiday for elections


The Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, has directed its full-time and part-time students to proceed on a 22-day holiday to enable them to exercise their civic rights during next month’s general elections.
This was contained in a bulletin by Head, Public Relations Unit of the college, Mr Charles Oni.
According to the bulletin, the holiday will start from February 11 and end on March 4.
It also stated that hostels and lecture theatres would be under lock and key throughout the period.
The bulletin quoted the Rector of the college, Dr Margaret Ladipo, as appealing to the......

[PHOTO] ‘I confessed to our pastor after every robbery operation’ - Mr David Chineye

David-Chineye
David Chineye
29-year David Chineye was among eight suspected members of a trans-border robbery gang arrested by the Lagos State Police Command last week. The Imo State-born suspect who claimed to be married to a.....

Friday, January 30, 2015

[PHOTOS] Watch Photos from P-Square's father's burial in Anambra state


I guess you will all recall that the popular Pop twins, Psquare  and the entire Okoye family are at the moment January 30, 2015 in Anamabra state for the burial of their late father Pa Okoya who died late last year on Monday, November 24, 2014 just days after undergoing a successful knee surgery in Lagos.

Watch photos obtained during the burial after the cut....

MUST SEE [Photo] St Nicholas Hospital Lagos in search of relatives of accident victim

 

According to tweet from St Nicholas Hospital Lagos, the young man pictured above was said to be involved in a ghastly car accident and was rushed to St Nicholas hospital in Lagos where he is currently receiving treatment but still though in a coma. However, the management of St Nicholas Hospital where the victim is admitted has revealed that no relative of the victim has come to the hospital to check on him.
St Nicholas hospital has took to their twitter handle to call on the public to help identify the victim and inform his relatives..

Please if you happen to know the person shown on the photo above, kindly contact St Nicholas hospital or the Victim's family.

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BUSTED! [PHOTOs] After Claiming Buhari Supporters 'Rigged' Online Poll, AIT Is Exposed For Forging Proof


In a press statement released to the media Thursday, DAAR Communications Plc., parent company of African Independent Television (AIT), alleged that their recent AIT Online presidential opinion poll was maliciously compromised in favor of the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari.

DAAR Communications Plc. stated that the polls were doctored by hackers connected to the APC, and discredited the survey, which was taken down from the site abruptly.

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[PHOTO] Agbonavbare buried, stadium gate named after him in Spain


Spanish club Rayo Vallecano have immortalised late Nigeria goalkeeper Wilfred Agbonavbare by naming a gate at their stadium after him. Agbonavbare died in Spain on Tuesday after a battle with cancer.
The goalkeeper who hit the limelight with the Flying Eagles on the road to Mexico ’83 U20 World Cup, played for Rayo Vallecano at the.....

[PHOTO] Ribadu who once named Jonathan ‘most corrupt’, now kneels before him

President Jonathan & PDP Guber candidate Nuhu Ribadu in Adamawa today.
Ribadu + Gej
The former Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, who is now the governorship candidate of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Adamawa, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu was pictured kneeling down before President Jonathan during his campaign rally in the state.

Mr. Ribadu in 2011 said: “Jonathan is one of the most corrupt Nigerians I ever investigated while at EFCC & his level of corruption even as deputy governor is just disturbing. PDP is just a disaster and a total failure. Change is the only panacea.”

But in August 18, 2014, he said: “It’s an undeniable fact, that President Jonathan has done well for Nigeria in such a very short time, and I think he is the.....

Graphic!! [PHOTO] Secondary school pupils found floating on Osun River

Scene of the incident
Scene of the incident
The residents of the Ijetu area of Osogbo have been thrown into mourning following the discovery of the corpses of two pupils on the Osun River.
It was gathered that a woman had gone to the river to.....

[VIDEO] Lagos State 2015 Governorship Debate: Akinwunmi Ambode trashes Jimi Agbaje at LCCI Governorship debate?


For those undecided voters in Lagos, you might want to watch this two-part video of Jimi Agbaje and Akinwunmi Ambode slugging it out at a debate that was hosted by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday, January 23.

This is the second gubernatorial debate between these two candidates and it presented a rather revealing spectacle – to say the least – considering a lot has been said about “experience” or the lack thereof in the course of this election cycle.

Weighing these men solely on the merits of this debate, if you were to choose, who do you think came out tops in this debate? Also, what part of the debate did you find the most intriguing as a potential voter? #LagosDecides


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WARNING!! Bird flu is here, cook your chicken thoroughly


For those who are not yet aware, the H5N1 Avian Influenza virus, also known as bird flu, has spread from Lagos and Kano states to nine other states in the country.
The Federal Government and its officials in the Ministry of Agriculture are desperately trying to contain the infection which is spreading like wild fire in Oyo, Jigawa, Imo, Gombe and Delta states.
Reassuring Nigerians on efforts made so far, the Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Femi Adeshina, says that poultry farms in affected states are being quarantined and decontaminated.
According to government statistics, the number of birds that have been exposed to this highly infectious virus has risen to 232,385, with 51,444 deaths.

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[PHOTO] Man jumps off Third Mainland Bridge, drowns


A man, identified as Okechukwu Ezeigbo, has drowned in the Lagoon after taking a dive from the top of the Third Mainland Bridge on Thursday.
The Imo State indigene was said to be among......