Sunday, June 17, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Germany and Portugal Qualify for Quarter-finals of Euro 2012

Germany and Portugal have qualified for the quarter-finals of Euro 2012 after a dramatic finale to Group B.

Lars Bender scored a late winner after Lukas Podolski and Michael Krohn-Dehli had exchanged first-half goals as Germany secured a 2-1 win over Denmark to advance as group winners, while in the other fixture, Cristiano Ronaldo's double condemned the Netherlands to a 2-1 defeat after they had opened the scoring through Rafael van der Vaart.

The loss was the Oranje's third at the tournament and they are eliminated along with Denmark.

As a Real Madrid fan, Am happy to see Portugal qualify and even more happier that it was Christiano Ronaldo who scored the 2 goals.

Source: Goal.

KADUNA: "Shoot At Sight" Order Given To Law Enforcement Officers

Ruins of ECWA church in Wusasa, Zaria
 As the death toll from today’s sectarian violence in Kaduna State continues to climb, law enforcement officers have been given orders to shoot any perpetrators of violence at sight.

Two senior police sources in Kaduna told SaharaReporters that more than 50 people have lost their lives in a spate of attacks and counter attacks by Muslims and Christians precipitated by bomb attacks at several churches in Kaduna and Zaria.

Jonathan Not Happy Over Bomb Blasts in Churches

President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed sadness over the multiple explosions that rocked churches in Kaduna and Zaria on Sunday.

Jonathan expressed his sadness in Abuja at a special service to commemorate the 2012 Fathers Day.

When called upon to give his remarks, the visibly gloomy Jonathan said he received the news

Lionel Messi is About To Become A Father- His Girlfriend is Pregnant

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, has revealed that his girlfriend is pregnant and they are expecting a boy. The 24-year-old celebrated his strike againt Ecuador last month by stuffing the ball under his jersey – a celebration that provoked speculation

However, Messi who scored a phenomenal 73 goals in all competition last season, has confirmed the stories.
“I think it will be a boy,” Messi is quoted as saying by Ole. “We did not want to say anything because we never talk about our private life.
“But we were constantly asked about it, so we wanted to share our joy.”

Igbinedion students: "The Ex-Militants Say They’re Coming Back".

Igbenidion University Gate Closed
Earlier today, news broke out that ex-militants invaded Igbinedion University, Okada, as early as 5am. They destroyed cars and attacked people with matchets. Several of the male students were injured and they also blocked the main gate of the school so no one could come in or go out.

The cause of the attack hasn’t been established yet, but eventually they left the school premises. However, it does appear as if they are going to reinforce.

Rodney King is DEAD: Found Dead In Swimming Pool

Rodney King

Rodney King, whose videotaped beating by police in 1991 sparked the L.A. riots, was found dead at his California home on Sunday. He was 47.

Police said King's fiancée discovered him at the bottom of the swimming pool at their Rialto, Calif., home, about 55 miles east of Los Angeles.
Police responded to a call at 5:25 a.m., pulled King out of the pool and attempted CPR, but could not revive him.

Breaking News: Kaduna Confirmed Death Toll now 34, ...156 wounded

Number of deaths has risen to 34. These figures are from the three main hospitals where victims were taken to and does not include those taken to other private hospitals.

In addition, about 11 others have been killed in reprisal attacks across the town.

According to Dr. Taylor Adeyemi, the acting Chief Medical Director of St. Luke's hospital in Wusasa, 40 victims, mostly children were brought into their hospital following the blast at ECWA in Wusasa. Of this number, three were dead on arrival.

Kaduna Bomb Blast Latest: At least 24 Dead, 125 wounded In Church Bombings And Reprisal Attacks In Kaduna

Kaduna Bomb Blast Reprisal Attack
Daily Trust has confirmed that at least 13 people lost their lives in the bomb attacks on three churches in Kaduna this morning.

In addition, about 11 others have been killed in reprisal attacks across the town.

According to Dr. Taylor Adeyemi, the acting Chief Medical Director of St. Luke's hospital in Wusasa, 40 victims, mostly children were brought into their hospital

BREAKING NEWS: Kaduna Governor Declares 24-Hour Curfew As Angry Christian Youth Go On Rampage Following Church Bombings

The Kaduna state government has imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew to contain irate christian youths in various parts of Kaduna city who went on a rampage over suicide bombing attacks against churches in Zaria and Kaduna town this morning.

Police sources said they are trying to contain the potentially explosive situation.
Rioting broke out immediately Shalom Royal International Church situated in Tirkaniya area in Kaduna was suicide bombed killing several worshippers.

Hundreds of angry youths started rioting in Gonin Gora near Kaduna-Abuja Express Way

BREAKING NEWS: Militants Attack Igbinedion Varsity, Kill Students, Destroy Vehicles

A group of violent youths suspected to be Niger-Delta ex-militants this morning, invaded the Igbinedion University, Okada, Benin City, destroying school’s properties and macheting every student in sight.

According to reports reaching us, the said militants invaded school about 5am and they are still there at the time of filing this report.

Kidnappers Freed Governor Uduaghan's Cousin

Police IG Mohammed Abubakar
Remember the story I once shared here about Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan' cousin who was kidnapped. Well, Pa Samuel Udughan the 70-year old cousin to Governor Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State who was kidnapped in his home on DLA road Asaba two days ago has been released by kidnappers.

The old man was sighted at the Delta state police headquarters this evening giving a statement to the police about his ordeal.

PHOTOS: 2face, Annie Macaulay and Others Party With Halima Abubak

2face, Halima, Annie and Susan Peters
Nollywood actress Halima Abubakar celebrated her birthday with a dinner party at the Chocolate Royal Chinese Restaurant in Victoria Island, Lagos.
Celebs in attendance included Nigerian singer 2face Idibia and wife Annie Macaulay, Nollywood counterparts Susan Peters, Grace Amah and past pageant winners Kenneth Okoli and Sylvia Nduka.

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BREAKING: Fresh Bom Blast Hit Kaduna Church

A suicide bomber attacked Shalom Royal International Church in the Trikania area of Kaduna. The attacker reportedly drove a car bomb into the church service on Sunday.

More details soon!

BREAKING NEWS: Suicide Bombers Attack Churches in Zaria

Explosions hit two churches in Zaria Sunday, in the latest violence in the region, emergency services and residents said.

It was not immediately clear if there were any casualities, but residents said they feared many people had been killed.

The state-run National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said the blasts happened in the Wusasa and Sabon-Gari districts of Zaria, previously targeted by the Islamist group Boko Haram.