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".