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Thursday, May 31, 2012

Terrorists Kill A German National in Kano

Terrorists held German National, Mr Edgar Raupach Hostage

Some group of well armed, unknown terrorist in Kano have killed a German national by name Mr Edgar Fritz Raupach .
Mr Edgar had been held hostage  in Kano since January this year. He was kidnapped along Zaria bye pass while working for Dantata and Sawoe Construction Company.

On sighting JTF, the terrorist began shooting and a fire exchange between JTF and terrorist began resulting in death of 5 members of the terrorist group.

SHOCKER: A 300-Level Undergraduate of UNN Hangs Himself at School

Undergraduate who committed suicide.

The Picture above is that of a 300-level undergraduate student of Physics and Astronomy of University of Nigeria, Nsukka, who commited suicide . I am still yet to get his real name.

His roomates said he left their room at around 2am this morning. They thought he was going to class to read as usual. But only to wake up in the morning to find his corpse hanging on a rope.

The undergraduate was said to be in his early 20's.

BREAKING NEWS: Governor Fashola Recalls All 788 Sacked Doctors!

Governor Fashola
Governor Fashola has decided to  recall all the 788 sacked Lagos Doctors.
This decision was confirmed by Hakeem Bello, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Lagos State governor.

Mr Hakeem further said the decision to recall all the sacked doctors was as a result of several pleas and persuasions from the state and national leaders of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN)Party, traditional rulers and other concerned leaders in the country.

Good move Mr Fashola!

Rwanda: Ex-Minister Jailed For Life Over Genocide

Genocide( Skulls of about 800,000 people)

The former Rwandan Minister of Youth and Associate Movements, Mr Nzabonimana, has been convicted of genocide, conspiracy, incitement and extermination as a crime against humanity.

Mr Nzabonimana is 59 years old. He was arrested in Tanzania in 2008.
Mr Nzabonimana facilitated and conspired  the killings of the Tutsis.

Ethnic Hutu militia and soldiers butchered 800,000 minority Tutsis and politically moderate Hutus in the tiny east African country in just 100 days between April and June 1994.

This judgement was passed by The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), based in Arusha in Tanzania.

Wole Soyinka Calls Jonathan's Abiola University a "Gift Horse".

Wole Soyinka

Noble Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has joined Unilag students in condemning President Jonathan's renaming of Unilag to Abiola University.

Prof Wole complained that Jonathan did not consult with the university authorities before reaching the conclusion. Thereby, undermining University Autonomy.

He also pointed out that there is a hidden agenda behind such rename.
Wole was also unhappy on why President Jonathan referred to Abiola as "Presumed Winner" in the 1993 presidential elections.

Though Wole Soyinka applauded the president for the gesture to remember Abiola but says the intent is dubious and suspicious.

In the  same vein , Wole Soyinka said he was and still oppose to the renaming of the University of Ife to Obafemi Awolowa University.

Ice Prince Admits He is Now A Father!

Ice Prince

Initially, Ice Prince has denied being the father of Bimbo's Child who was born on March 1, 2012. Bimbo Babatunde is 20-year-old former Houdegbe North American University undergraduate.

But after weeks of denial, Ice Prince( also called Panshak Zamani ) has finally accepted his responsibility.

When asked how being a father will affect his music career, he replied: Yes I am. I have a strong team around me and we are able to schedule our events properly. This gives me time to take care of all the things that I need to take care of’.

Ice Prince and Whiz Kid were recently nominated for the 2012 Bet Awards.

Ice Prince, welcome to the fatherhood bro.

Liberians, Amnesty International, Others, Celebrate Charles Taylor Sentence.


Following the 50-year jail term handed to former Liberian dictator, Charles Taylor, thousands of Liberians were happy with the judgement. Cahrles Taylor is 64 years old.

Most Liberians were seen dancing and chanting songs of victory across the street.

Also, international human rights organisation like Amnesty International, also hail the verdict. However, many rights groups have called for his prosecution for alleged crimes in Liberia.

Judgement at last.

Drogba To Join Anelka in Shanghai

Didier Drogba

Chelsea hitman, Didier Drogba, could transfer to the Chinese club(Shanghai Shenhua ) where he will link up with former team mate, Nikolas Anelka.
Drogba could now become Chinese' latest football acquisition as this was unveiled yesterday.

Remeber, Drogba who is 34 years old, has refused to extend his contract at Chelsea after helping Chelsea to win their much desired Champions League just few days ago.

This was confirmed by Shanghai Shenhua's current coach, Sergio Batista, who replaced Frenchman Jean Tigana who was sacked few weeks ago.

Maiduguri: Gunmen Attack Bakery, Kill 2 People.

A Member of Gunmen
Today, a group of gunmen attacked a Bakery located Ndayah area on the outskirts of Maiduguri and opened fire on the workers. They killed 2 people, injure 3 others and made away with an undisclosed amount of money.
This was confirmed by spokesperson of Military unit deployed in Maiduguri, Lieutenant Colonel Sagir Musa.

Colonel Musa said: “At about 0230 hours today suspected armed robbers attacked a bread bakery … The suspected robbers killed two and wounded three persons and carted away some unspecified amount of money, handsets and other valuables".

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

NCC May Issue Fresh Fines of Over N1.2billion To Telecoms Operators


The Nigerian Communication Commission(NCC)  may decide to  issue fresh sanctions to the 4 major telecoma(MTN,GLO,AIRTEL and Etisalat) for failing to pay the N1.2billion fine early imposed on them for poor services to subscribers in March and April, 2012.

The Telecoms Operators were expected to pay up the ealier fine latest 25th May, 2012 or risk to deposit extra payment of N2.5Million each day after the expiration date. But at present, none of them has made any payment to that effect. Out of this N1.2billion, MTN and Etisalat are to pay N360Million each, Airtel to pay N270Million and Glo to pay N180Million.

Hip Hop Star, Mary J. Blige, Vows To Save Her NGO- The Foundation For The Advancement of Women Now.

Mary J. Blige

Mary J. Blige has an NGO for women called, " The Foundation For The Advancement of Women Now". But sources said her NGO is facing 2 law suits:
1) Missing Donatons running into hundreds of thousands of dollars.
2) A loan of about $250,000 which is yet to be fully paid.

However, Mary J. Blige, who took responsibilities for all that is happening to her NGO,  has vowed to bring her NGO "Back on Track". 

BREAKING NEWS: Fed Govt Says No Going Back on Abiola University

Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku

Despite the huge protests by Unilag students and some criticism trailing the renaming of Univeristy of lagos to Abiola's University, the federal government has stand its feet saying there is no going in renaming Unilag to Abiola University.

This was confirmed by Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku who spoke after this Wednesday's Federal Executive Council. The Minister who described Abiola as a "Great Nationalist, True Champion and Martyr of Democracy" said Abiola more than deserved such honour.

Mr Labaran also said the students' protest was misguided and the handiwork of some miscreants.

Surprise: Governor Rejects Honorary Doctorate Degree From A Reknown University

Governor Danbaba Suntai of Taraba

It came as a  big surpride to me when the governor of Taraba State, Governor Danbaba Sutai, refuses to accept the Honorary Doctorate Degree offered to him by Federal University of Yola(FUTY), Adamawa.

FUTY has scheduled this weekend to award Certificates, Diplomas, First Degrees and Honorary Doctorate Degree to its 2008/2009 and 2009/2010 graduands.

No one at present knew why the governor rejected the award. An offer many of our leaders are clamoring for, but here is a leader who is rejecting the same offer.

BREAKING: Court Sentenced Charles Taylor to 50 Years In Prison!!


Charles Taylor

The latest breaking news now is that former liberian dictator, Charles Taylor, has been sentenced to 50 yrears  in Prison by an International Court in the Hague, Netherlands.

Charles Taylor is the first former head of states to be convicted of war crimes since World War 11.

He was convicted on charges of Murder, rape, sexual slavery and conscription of children younger than 15 years.

BEAKING: Imo Workers To Begin Strike Today!!

Striking Workers
  
The Imo State workers have today began an indefinite strike following unresolved industrail dispute with the state government.
      Confirming this strike  in a statement  by the State Public Service Negotiating Council, SPSNC, Trade Union Side, signed by the State Chairmen of Joint Negotiating Council, JNC, and Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Coleman Okwara and Dr. Reginald Anyadike respectively and four others.
     The circular read: “Labour has observed with dismay and consternation that government, in its usual disposition, has reneged by refusing to sign the agreement jointly reached with labour.”

Police Rescue 96-yr-old Woman From Kidnappers


Kidnappers

In Enugu, the anti-kidnap squad of the State Police command, has rescued a 96-year old woman. Her name is mrs Theresa Okafor.  She was kidnapped last Wednesday from her Imezi Owa village in Ezeagu local government area of Enugu State.

Mrs Theresa is the mother of a known retired Assistant Inspector general of Police(AIG), Dr. Anthony Okafor.  It is believed she was held hostage in a forest at Ezema village in Imezi Owa community.
Mrs Okafor was rescued on Monday at Midnight.

Confirming  the rescue,  The state Police Public Relations Officer,

Unilag Students Protest Renaming Their Institution After Late MKO Abiola

Protesting Unilag Students

Following President Goodluck National Speech on Tuesday(yesterday) in which he said Unilag will be renamed after late MKO Abiola, the students of Unilag Main Campus , Akoka, stage a protest to resist such change of name.

 The protesting students were said ti interupt traffic within and outside the institution.

Bolanle Ajayi, a student of the University as saying, “Change of name is the least of our problems. Besides, there is MAPOLY, already named after Abiola.”

Contrary to the students protest, the late Abiola's family were said to be happy about the decision.
Late MKO Abiola was  the presumed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential elections.

I agree with the students. We have more urgent problems than just renaming.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Monalisa Chinda Features in Film- Silver Lining


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Popular Nollywood actress, Monalisa Chinda, is to feature Royal Arts academy’s short film- Silver Lining.
The film focus on the abnormality called Autism Syndrome. While some families are managing the syndrome successfully, others are unable to cope well.

You are one of my favourite actress!

“Men in Black 3” Tops “Avengers” to become No. 1 at Bill Board Chart.

Men In Black

The film, Men in Black 3 have top the chart with $55Million From Friday to Sunday last weekend.
 “The Avengers” has topped the chart for 3 weekends before losing its position to “Men in Balck 3”.
“The Avengers” took in $37 million over three days to push its total to $514 million and become the fourth movie ever to top half a billion dollars.
The original “Men in Black” debuted in 1997 and “Men in Black II” premiered in 2002.
“Men in Black 3″ reunites Smith’s Agent J and Jones’ Agent K as they battle a new alien menace that travels four decades back in time to do away with the younger Agent K (Josh Brolin).

Lisa Woods Launches Her Fashion World!

Lisa Wood

Lisa Wood who was formerly based in UK, has launched her fashion world in Lagos, Nigeria.
The name of her fashion  world is Mini fashion Parade.
Formerly UK based Lisa Wood last weekend launches her fashion line in Lagos, Nigeria with a mini fashion parade.
Congrats Lisa


Multiple Accident in Edo- 5 Dead


Multiple Accidents along Benin
A multiple accident which ocurred near Okpella, on the Benin-Auchi- Okene highway in Edo State, claimed the lives of atleast of 5 people.
Source said it occurred on the early morning of Saturday last week  involving 4 vehicles. Among the victims are apprentice, the driver and owner of goods in one of the articulated vehicles and two others.

FRSC Auchi branch, confirmed that one of the vehicles which belongs to Dangote Group lost control and hit other vehicles.

May their souls rest in peace.


Monday, May 28, 2012

BREAKING : Hazard Set To Join Chelsea


Edin Hazard
Edin Hazard, the 21-year old Lille Attacker, has finally agreed to Join Chelsea. Hazard is rated 32million Euros. Hazard has snubbed both Manchester City and Manchester United to go to Chelsea.

Hazard  signed for Chelsea over the weekend bringing an end to his tranfer saga news.
Hazard said on his Twitter page:
“Good afternoon guys. i made up my mind. Chelsea could interest me now. They've won the Champions League and will therefore be in it next season. It's really important for me to be playing in that competition. Chelsea are a big club with some great players see you later. Thanks”.
Hazard welcome to the Blues!

Governor Aliyu Babangida Denies Breeding Anaconda Snakes And Having A University in Ghana


Governor Aliyu Babangida

Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State has rejected recent rumours claiming that he is breeding about 2 Anaconda Snakes in his farm and having a personal university in Ghana.

He blamed on the activities of his enemies.

He made this declaration in Minna Yesterday while addressing the children during the children's day festival.

Ogun State: Police Arrest 5 Students with Charms and Alcohol




Governor Ibikunle Amosun
During the childrens day celebration, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)  had arrested  five secondary schools students at M.K.O. Abiola Stadium,  the venue of the Children’s Day Celebration, for being  in possession of charms and intoxicated drinks.

The governor, Governor Ibikunle Amosun , who was not happy with the incident  advised the children to be of good character.

He said: “As leaders of tomorrow, you must strive to be upright in all your undertakings. You should cultivate the virtues of discipline, decency, seriousness of purpose, focus, and respect for constituted authority and appreciation of dignity of labour.”

if they are at this stage using charms, then what will they use when they become adults?

Sexy Ghanian Actress, Juliet Ibrahim, Appears on Cover of Vanguard Allure

Check out the beautiful pictures of Ghanian Actress, Juliet Ibrahim, who appears on the cover of the recent edition of Vanguard Allure! Pretty isn't she?




Check below for more pictures!

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Grammy Award Winner, Elton John, Discharged from Hospital

Sir Elton John
Sir Elton John was diagnosed with a respiratory infection was admitted into the hospital and placed on antibiotics.

But the 65-year old music legend was on Thursday, May 24th, 2012 discharged from the Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, where he has been receiving medication for his respiratory infection.

This infection had led to cancellation of some of his proposed tours to Europe and rest of the world. He was against stressful activities. But despite this warning, Sir Elton still plan to embark on his tour to Europe beginning with Germany on Friday June 1, 2012.

He said: "It feels strange not to be able to perform these

An Interview with Gbenro Ajibade, aka , Soji Bankole of Tinsel

Gbenro Ajibade
Do you remember this dark-skinned, long haired, handsome and sexy Gbenro Ajibade.                     

Well, he is popularly known as  Soji Bankole n the popular TV series programme called "Tinsel" shown mostly in Sliverbird TV and AIT.

Gbenro was interviewed recently. Read the interview below:

Myself:
I am referred to me as Soji Bankole in the soap opera, Tinsel. I am fun loving, weird but a bit on the shy side.

How I got my Tinsel role:
Modelling got me on Tinsel. I have been doing fashion and photography modelling until my agent called me for an audition. I went for it thinking it was the usual fashion stuff. I didn’t know it was an audition for a soap opera— probably, I would not have gone. I was supposed to be there by 10 o’clock but eventually got there by 5pm! I was auditioned but didn’t expect anything to happen. Five weeks later, I was called and told that I’d gotten the role and was instructed to send my clothing measurements for a photo shoot. I never took them serious until I got to the venue of the shoot and I saw other cast members from other countries.

BREAKING: Armed Robbers Attacked First Bank in Ekiti, Kill Seven(7) People!

Photo of the First Bank That was Robbed

Well prepared and very dangerous Armed Robbers attacked First Bank branch in Ilasa Ekiti under Ekiti East Local Government Area of Ekiti State, on Thursday 24th May, 2012.

Atleast 7 people were confirmed dead, 3 of which were the security policemen. The Robbers blew up the security door with a dynamite before gaining entrance into the bank. They were said to made away with an "Undisclosed amount of money".

Nigerian Resident Doctors To Embark On 3-day Nationwide"Sympathy Strike" For Sacked Lagos Doctors-Promised Indefinite Strike if Issue is Unresolved

NARD President, Lagos Chapter, Dr Sahee Babajide.

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) ha decided on 3-day warning strike, tagged "Sympathy Strike". The essence of the strike was to  draw necessary attention(s) to the unresolved dispute between the Lagos government and its resident doctors.

NARD is an association of all doctors working at all Teaching Hospitals in Nigeria. NARD said it will embark on indefinite strike after the 3-day strike if the problem between Lagos government and Lagos resident doctors remains unresolved.

State Governors Support FG Plan To Increase Electricity Tariff

Governors Forum

All the 36 states governors held a town hall meeting which was organized by the Ministry of Power. At the end of the meeting, the governors had agreed with FG plans to increase tariffs of electricity.

The governors said their decision was reached after several discussions and consultations with Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), the agency responsible for the review of electricity tariff.

The governors also said they aren't happy with FG deductios from their allocated revenues in bid to investing to developing power sector whic yields no substantial result.

Patience Ozokwo’s Son Just Got Married


Mr and Mrs Nduka Morrison Ozokwo

The Nollywood world has recently being agog with many weddings. Weddings of Chidi Mokeme, Stepahnie Okereke, Uche Jumbo and just recently Funke Akindele; are all still ringing bells to our ears.

But latest gist I got is that the son of Patience Ozorkwo(aka "Mama Gee") just got married to his sweet heart. His name is Mr Nduka Morrison Ozokwo . Mr Nduka did his traditional marriage on  Friday, 25 th May 2012. While the Church Wedding was done just yesterday.

Mama Gee, who could not hide her joy, tweeted: “I can’t wait. The time is here and yet seems far.Your prayers is the best wedding gift.”

Happy married life Mr Nduka Morrison Ozokwo .

Ogun State Gov't Distributes Over 500 transformers to Communities.


Over 500 Transformers Distributed By Ogun State Gov't

On Friday, 25th May 2012, the Ogun State government distributed over 500 electricity  transformers to many communities in the 20 Local Government Area.

This was confirmed by Mr Amosun at Owode, the headquarters of Obafemi-Owode Local Government Area during his 5th days of his visits to all the 20 Local Government Area.

Nice move.I pray all other givernors copy this gesture so that we can have more and stable electricity in the country. Stable electricity is an important tool to any nation that wants to develop.

Ondo 2012: ACN Begins Aspirants Screening


Governor Mimiko
Bola Ahmed Tinubu
 ACN is determined to dethrone LP(Labour Party) from the Ondo State Governorship seat. Note the incumbent governor of Ondo State, Dr Olusegun Mimiko, is under LP.


Ahead of Ondo 2012 governorship election, ACN has set up a 50-man committee to screen out over 30 aspirants jostling for the ticket of the party. The chairman of the screening committee is the former Secretary to the State Government (SSG) during the late Governor Adebayo Adefarati administration, Chief Wunmi Adegbonmire. Sources said 5 candidates are in pole position to clinch the governorship candidate position.

Photos: Osaze Odemwingie Marries His British Lover, Sarah Michael

Osaze Weds Sarah

The fair-skinned and handsome Super Eagles/West Bromwich player has just mrried his long time British  lover Sarah Michael.

See More Pictures below:

Funke Akindele 's(aka JENIFA) Traditional and White Wedding

Funke and Her Husband dancing.

At last, the Nollywood Super-Star Funke Akindele, famously known as JENIFA, has got married tio her hubby, Alhaji Kehinde Almaroof yesterday, Saturday 26th 2012 at The Haven event centre, Lagos.
Few days ago, she did the Nikai ceremony. But she decided to have a white wedding and a traditonal wedding on saturday and at same venue.

It was all funfair as celebs from the entertainment industry stormed the wedding ceremony at The Haven event centre, Lagos.

A quick christian ceremony was officiated by Rev. M.O Ogunsoji followed by a reception which was anchored by popular comedian Gbenga Adeyinka(remember him? the STAR quest comedian!).




See More Pictures Below:

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Popular Nollywood Actor, Enebeli Elebuwa , healed by Lagos Preacher

Preacher, Dr Sign Fireman walking with Enebeli Elebuwa

Nollywood actor, Enebeli Elebuwa, was struck by Stroke late last year. Since then, each passing days, his health continues to worsen.

But his miracle came when he was healed by the Lagos based controversial preacher, Dr Sign Fireman.

Dr Fireman who was moved by Enebeli's health condition, instructed his family to relocate the actor to the church where he (Fireman) prayed before Enebeli was healed of his life-threatening ailment.

Dr Fireman has his church located in Surulere. Dr Fireman came to prominence when the showbiz personality show visited him.

Thank God.

Terry G Releases New Single titled:“See Groove”.

Terry G

I was wondering where is Terry G? After his "Free Madness" Album, he has gone a bit loow.

But my source said Terry G had just  released a new single titled: “See Groove”.

Those who heard the song said it was a BANGER!!

In one of the rhymes, there is: “…baby girl show me that you’re beautiful…who get this big y*sh…oya baby wyn am o…oya ka lo tunle se…baby show me ur ginger style”, it goes on and on.

Welcome back Terry. All your fans sure did miss you.

Linda Ikeji Interviewed By Bellanaija-Her Journey Towards Becoming A Successful Blogger

By Adeola Adeyemo
When you add dedication to passion with a little mix of good fortune you’re most likely to have a success story. Linda Ikeji started blogging in 2007 to share things that she was interested in with her readers.. Five years later, www.lindaikeji.blogspot.com has grown to be one of the most visited sites in the country. As a regular source for news, entertainment, celebrity gist, gossip and many more, her blog continues to attract thousands of visitors daily. In this exclusive interview with Adeola Adeyemo, Linda shares her journey into the world of blogging and what makes her stand out.
Linda Ikeji
There aren’t many people as open minded and down to earth as Linda Ikeji. Any frequent visitor of her blog would know that. She has very little to hide and she is not the least bit pretentious . With Linda, what you see is what you get and a frequent visitor of her blog knows that she is single and searching. Dedicated “LIB Readers” know that she makes an enviable income from her blog and saved money to buy her dream car- a 2008 Toyota Camry in four months.
This openness about her coupled with her clever and quick way of bringing people news, information, jokes, pictures and many more from around the world on her blog has earned her the reputation as one of Nigeria’s favorite bloggers. Her blog gets over 50,000 visits daily and

Serious Fight in Ukrainian Parliament; See Pics

















The Ukrainian parliament in Kiev yesterday Thursday May 24th was in serious fighting crises.. The fight started after opposition deputies staged an action against the bill about the basics of the language policy.

I thought it is only our own naija Senators and Reps that are good boxers. In Ukrainian parliament there are boxers better than Mohammed Ali and Mike Tyson combined.(laughs)

Big Brother Host Ik Osakioduwa(Aka, Wildchild) Loses Mum



BBA host, IK Osakioduwa
 This popular BBA host just announced today that he had lost his mum.
He said this in  twitter.

"I want to say a BIG thank you to all who have called or sent messages to express their love and support since I lost my mom this morning. God bless you guys. She was a truly phenomenal woman and as a family we have chosen to celebrate her and be grateful for the time we had with her. We ask that you keep us in your prayers. Especially in the days ahead. Once again, God bless you. Thank you", he said.

Wizkid, Ice Prince Nominated for 2012 BET awards

Ice Prince and Whiz Kid
The 2012 BET awards  is just around the corner. This event will take place on the Sunday, July 1, 2012 at the Los Angeles’ Shrine Auditorium.
The list of the nominees include our own nigerias Whiz Kid and Ice Prince.
The list which was unveiled  Wednesday night sees the two gifted Nigerian artistes up against the likes of Kenyan Hip-Hop/R&B group Camp Mulla, Ghanian rapper Sarkodie, South African singer Lira and French speaking Malian rapper Mokobe for the coveted Best African Act prize.
Among the notables who are to grace the occasion are Mindless Behavior, Big Sean, Melanie Fiona, DJ Khaled, Astro, A$AP Rocky and Diggy.

NUPENG Threatens Strike Over Sacked Lagos Doctors

The National President of NUPENG, Mr Igwe Achese.

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Friday threatened to embark on solidarity strike if the state government fails to recall the sacked doctors.
NUPENG aresaying that both parties should return to negotiating table. This is confirmed by the National president, NUPENG, ” We call on both parties to go back to the negotiating table with maturity to resolve the conflicts,” he said.
“However, NUPENG will join forces with other well-meaning Nigerians to call the Lagos state government to order to recall the sacked doctors. If the issue persists unresolved by Monday next week, NUPENG may be forced to embark on a solidarity strike action until the sacked doctors are recalled to save the lives of Nigerians in Lagos” he also said.

Friday, May 25, 2012

President Jonathan Inaugurates Scholarship Scheme for First Class Graduates

President Jonathan

 On Thursday, President Goodluck Jonathan,  inaugurated a special post-graduate scholarship scheme for all university graduates with a first class degree.

At the State House in Abuja, a 10-man steering committee for the take off of the scheme was inaugurated.

Jonathan said that 60% of our lecturers in our 124 universities had no doctorate degree. He said this situation is not only "unacceptable but embarrassing."

He said: "The information I got from the Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission (NUC) is that about 60 per cent of our academic staff in our universities don’t have PhD. that is quite embarrassing, I belief the Professors here will also feel bad.
"We have 124 universities, Federal, States and private and that is not good enough.
"I will set up an inter-ministerial department to work with some of you in the academics to come up with policies for robust training so that young men and women who are interested in academics could go anywhere in the world, that over the years we must bridge that gap.’’

Father of Nigerian Quadruplets Gets A Job

Quardruplets

When a baby is born, it is a thing of joy to the family.
When  twins are born, it is still a thing of joy to the family.
But when a Quardruplet(4 babies at a single birth) is born, it becomes a thing of worry especially if the family is poor or jobless.

This is the case of family of Mr/Mrs Matthew Ukuegbu, who is the father of a set of quardruplet born at Federal Medical Center, Owerri recently. Mr Matthew is jobless.

But Imo Transport Company came to his help and offered Mr Matthew Ukuegbu automatic employment. This was confirmed by the Managing Director of the company, Mr. Emeka Duru, who said they were moved by the pitied condition of the family and their inability to cater well enough for the 4 babies.
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