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Saturday, June 23, 2012

Woman Inserts 66 Wrapps of Narcotic Into Her Private Part, Arrested By NDLEA

Mande Bala
Law enforcement agents and travellers were last week astonished when 66 wraps of narcotics, which tested positive to methamphetamine, were discovered in the private part of Mande Bala, 48, at the screening section  of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on June 15, 2012.

The lady was promptly arrested by officials of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency shortly before she was due to board a Kenyan Airways flight to Nairobi.

Ondo Election: Group rejects Akeredolu as ACN Governorship Candidate in Ondo


Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu( Former President of Nigeria Bar Association)
A group of professionals in the Ondo State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria on Friday rejected the choice of Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu as the party’s candidate in the forthcoming governorship election in the state.

The group, known as the Sunshine Liberation Front, condemned the process that produced Akeredolu as the candidate of the ACN in Ondo, adding that he was imposed on the party from Lagos State. 

BREAKING NEWS: Jonathan Fires Gen. Azazi, Appoints Retired Col. Sambo Dasuki As New NSA, Sacks Defense Minister


General Azazi
To replace Mr. Azazi, according to presidential spokesman, Mr. Abati, is Sambo Dasuki, a retired armoured colonel and one time ADC of General Ibrahim Babagida.


General Patrick Owoeye Azazi has been dropped as National Security Adviser, a tweet from presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati announced Friday evening,in what appears to be a radical shake up of the national security corridor involving the removal of the minister of defence, Mr.Bello Haliru Mohammed, and the Chief of Defence staff, Air Admiral Oluseye Peterin. 

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Blast Hits Popular Abuja Nightclub



Bright flames from the scene of the blast

A bomb exploded at the popular Crystal Lounge in the Wuse II district of Abuja.

According to eyewitnesses, a man entered a crowded food court, planted the bomb and then ran away.

Casualties have been reported and five cars were destroyed in the attack.
More details to come.





Messi: I Want Spain To Win Euro 2012

Messi recently stated that he wants Spain to win Euro 2012 because of his Barcelona team mates like Xavi and Iniesta.
I know Messi will not want Portugal to win Euro 2012 because of Ronaldo, his arch rival.

EURO 2012 UPDATE: Germany Thrash Greece 4-2

Germany 4-2 Greece
The 2008 finalists overcame first-half frustration against the Hellenic side, with Khedira, Klose and Reus adding to Lahm's brilliant first-half strike to progress. Germany defeat Greece 4-2.

well I know Germany will win. Now germany will face winner btw England and Italy.

Friday, June 22, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Jonathan Sacks Minister Of Defence Bello Haliru


Dr. Haliru Bello
President Goodluck Jonathan  has removed the minister of defense, Dr. Haliru Bello, from office with immediate effect.  The name of his replacement will be sent  to the National Assembly.

Details soon...

Bold move Jonathan. This is long overdue!

WONDERFUL: 11-Year Old Boy, Ezekiel Stoddard, Ordained As Minister of God


Ezekiel Stoddard, 11 Years Old, Leads Church As Minister
Just last month, Ezekiel Stoddard , 11, of Temple Hills, Md., was ordained as a minister in his family's  Independent Pentecostal Church, where his parents are also pastors.
Stoddard said he was motivated to become a minister after God spoke to him in a dream and told him to read Psalm 23.
"God gave me that particular scripture because a lot of people, they try to draw you away from the lord, trying to get you on the wrong path," he said.

PHOTOS: Manchester City’s Kolo Toure Just Got Married

Kolo Toure (R) Weds Chimene Akassou ( L)
Manchester City’s defender Kolo Toure got married to long-time fiancée and mother of his two children Chimène Akassou in Abidjan.
The ceremony attracted distinguished personalities from the world of politics and sports.

The Mosque wedding took place at a mosque on Thursday, the couple signed their marriage documents at a registry on Saturday.
Kolo’s brother and club mate and African Footballer of the Year Yaya Toure was the best man.
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BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram Cell Leader, Habib Bama is Dead!

Late Habib Bama

Habibu Bama, a cell leader for Boko Haram and the suspected mastermind of the Christmas Day bloody attack on Saint Theresa Catholic Church in Madalla, Niger State is dead.

Mr. Bama, who was arrested Thursday in Damaturu, Yobe State as he attempted to grab a gun from a soldier, died early this morning from gunshot wounds he received from agents of the Joint Task Force battling the extremist Islamist sect.

More than 42 worshipers and bystanders died in the Christmas Day attack, one of the most vicious launched by Boko Haram.

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb Scare in Abuja, Staffs Vacate Offices



Offices have been evacuated over fears that a deadly explosive had been planted in a location in the city centre

The Wuse Zone 5 area of Abuja is in chaos, as organizations scramble to evacuate staff, after information spread of a perceived bomb in the area.

The explosive device is believed to be planted between Top View Hotel and the headquarters of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps office in the area.

The area also has the headquarters of the People’s Democratic Party, banks, and the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

A witness, who works with FIRS told a reliable source that the entire area has been evacuated and the police anti-bomb squad alerted. He said heavy traffic has built up in the area, movement restricted to one lane.
“We are waiting for the anti bomb squad to either detonate it or declare the area safe,” the witness said.

Details Soon, Check back...

Kanu Nwankwo Raises Fund For His Hear Foundation

Kanu Nwankwo
Former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo, is collaborating with the Nigerian Lottery Regulatory Commission to raise N5 billion for his foundation’s cardiac centre in Abuja.

Speaking yesterday during the fund raising lottery logo unveiling meant to build a forty bed capacity international standard health facility in Abuja, he lamented that medical tourism is gradually killing the health sector in Nigeria, even as he added that the country is losing billions to other countries.

Halle Berry Punished: Ordered To Pay $20,000 A Month In Child Support

Halle Berry
For months now Halle Berry and her ex Gabriel have a been in a highly publicized custody war over their 4-year-old daughter, and things came to a head today when he was awarded $20,000 a month in child support. That’s nearly a quarter of a million dollars per year!

Yakubu Aiyebeni Set To Join Drogba in China

Nigerian Striker,Yakubu Aiyegbeni is set to join Didier Drogba in moving to China.The 29year old would earn £5m a year after quitting relegated Blackburn to join Chinese Super league side,Guangzhou.

Terry G In Fresh Trouble Over Copyright Issue!!


Terry G

Gabriel Oche-Amanyi, popularly known as Terry G, is currently enmeshed in another song cloning scandal. This time, a budding dance hall artiste, Olumide Awolaja a.k.a. Olumix is contesting ownership of a song entitled Jah Elo with the Akpako Master.

Olumix, a 25-year old Mass Communication student of Lagos State Polytechnic, LASPOTECH said; “The truth is that some months after my club banger Jah Elo was released, Terry G cloned the song and released it into the market. I never knew this until some of my fans called my attention to it and when I listened to the track, I felt bad that an artiste of Terry G’s status could do such a thing to an upcoming artiste like me, who ordinarily should be encouraged by him.

Pasuma Storms Ikorodu



Pasuma
The ancient town of Ikorodu will play host to the Obama of Fuji, Wasiu Alabi Pasuma, today as he will be playing at a special show tagged ‘Paaso for Ashafa.'

The show courtesy Ashafa World of Entertainment owned by the Amuludun of Ikorodu land, will take place at the Harmony Castle, Hotel, Ikorodu, Lagos, southwest,Nigeria.

Tony Tetuila Was A Sickler!


Tony Tetuila

Born into a poor polygamous family with an enormous lump on his chest, a bad health condition and crippled as a child, Anthony Olanrewaju Awotoye  popularly known as Tony Tetuila, is proof that a man’s beginning does not necessarily determine his future.
This Oro, Kwara State-born recording artiste and song writer is widely regarded as one of Nigeria’s living Hip-Hop stars and in his own words, owes his success and life to God and his mother’s love, bravery, selflessness and prayers.

EFCC Arrests 80-Year Old Man Over Land Scam





The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has arraigned the duo of Emmanuel Ogwale, 80, and John Nwafor before a Federal High Court sitting in Enugu on a three count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining the sum of Six Million, Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Naira (N6, 750,000.00) from one Mr. Friday Ani under false pretence.

The accused persons were arrested by the EFCC following a petition by Ani, alleging that one Mr. Chukwudi Ukwani introduced him to Mr. Ogwale as the owner of a landed property situated at Umuenwene Ije, Nike Community Layout by Amazing Love Assembly Church , Enugu East Local Government Area, Enugu state.

Senate Supports The Creation of 'Edu State'


Senate President, David Mark
The Senate yesterday indicated its intention to support the request for the creation of Edu State in the forthcoming constitution review exercise.
Edu is required by various groups from the present Niger, Kogi and Kwara states.
Senate President David Mark said this in Abuja while receiving an updated memorandum from the leader of a delegation from the three states, Etsu Nupe Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar.

Mark was represented by Senate Leader Victor Ndoma-Egba. Former Minister of Information and National Orientation Prof. Jerry Gana said the proposed state is a prospective oil-producing state which also has variety of solid minerals.

Agbani Darego: "I Am Not Engaged"


Agbani Darego

Contrary to rumours making the rounds, that Agbani Darego is currently engaged to Balyelsa politician, Timi Alaibe, the former Miss World has denied having anything to do with the politician.
The ex-Miss World cleared the air on her social network twitter during the week. She  noted that  she would have preferred that the rumour was verified before being published.
“Would be nice to read verified reports from credible sources, @Theagbanidarego tweeted”.

Protests Began As A Female Monarch Emerges In Ebony


A crisis is brewing in Ebonyi State over the recent coronation of a woman as a traditional ruler in the Akanu Ibiam community.
Alu Ibiam, the daughter of the first Governor of the defunct Eastern Region, Akanu Ibiam, was recently installed as the traditional ruler of the Unwana Community; sparking intense criticism in some quarters, as protesters say it is an abomination in Igbo land for a woman to be a traditional ruler.

WICKED HUSBAND: Nigerian Man Kills His Wife In Ghana

Nathaniel Udama (R) and  Matilda Asante(Dead Wife)
Wonders, they say, shall never ceased. Despite the all the effort of the Federal Government to redeemed the badly smashed image of Nigerians across the sea, a 26-year-old Nigerian man, Nathaniel Udama Edu, is being held by the Mile 7 Police at Achimota in Accra, for the suspected murder of his girlfriend, Matilda Asante, 19, a senior high school graduate at South Afankor in the early hours of Monday.

The body of the deceased was found in the neighbourhood, wrapped in a bed sheet and her legs tied, while her head was covered in a black polythene bag.

Jealous Wife Pours Hot Water on Hubby’s Manhood




A 27-year-old jealous housewife, Nike Fasoyinu, has been arraigned before an Ejigbo Magistrate’s  Court in Lagos, for allegedly pouring hot water on the manhood of her husband, Amos, after suspecting that he was sleeping with other women.
Nike, a mother of two, was arrested after the incident at their residence, 34, Olaolu Omotoso Street, Egan, Lagos State, and charged to court.
She claimed that her husband was always looking outside for sexual satisfaction; so to stop his philandering she decided to pour hot water on his manhood, which left him seriously injured.

MBGN Controversy: Ayuk Still Queen But… – Silverbird


Miss Isabella Ayuk 

It is customary for the host  to announce at the grand  finale of the annual Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) pageant that “ the decision of whom to send as Nigeria’s representative to any international pageant rests on the management of the organiser, the Silverbird Group.”
Given this statement, the story making the rounds that the current MBGN, Miss Isabella Ayuk was disqualified from participating at the finals of the Miss World beauty contest, holding in Mongolia, China,  has been described as ‘ untrue.’
According to the Vice-President, Silverbird Group,  Mr Guy Murray-Bruce “the rumour is not only untrue, but also, the handiwork of  rumour mongers.”

Lawan Returns To House; Says He Will Be Vindicated.

Hon Lawan Farouk


Former Chairman of the House of Representatives Ad-Hoc Committee on Monitoring of Subsidy Regime, Mr. Farouk Lawan, made a dramatic reappearance at the House on Thursday, the first since the $3m bribery scandal involving him broke out.

Chairman of Zenon Oil, Mr. Femi Otedola, had claimed that he gave $620,000 bribe to the lawmaker to remove  his companies from the list of firms indicted by the committee for  fuel subsidy fraud.

Lawan  strolled into a session of the House presided over by the Speaker, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal, around 12.55pm.

Mike Tyson Launches His Own TV Show

Mike Tyson
 Latest  gist I got is that the former heavyweight boxer, Mike Tyson , is launching his new ‘raw’ and ‘filthy’ one-man TV show entitled ‘Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth’.

Mike Tyson will be engaging Director Spike Lee to achieve this.
This show will feature the high and low times of the boxer’s life. Mike Tyson said: “ I’m very  vulnerable and I’m just telling you who I am and where I’m from and how this happened.’

Mike Tyson is a great boxer. At young age of 20years, he became the youngest winner ever to receive the heavy weight champion title and since then his life has been faced with so many controversies.

Big Brother Africa Latest: Goldie Acts As Deceptive Queen


Goldie

Nigeria rep, Goldie (28 years old)  is at it again. On Thursday, June 21, 2012, Goldie laughed and blushed as Ghana’s rep, Keitta said good compliments about her. He said: “ You are a very cool person. You only talk sense, I like that about you. You are very smart.”

But Keitta does not know that Goldie was the one who put him on the eviction list, using him to replace her ‘boyriend’ Prezzo.

Goldie resumed as Head of House on Monday, June 18, 2012, and used the position to save Prezzo.
Meanwhile, the suspense of eviction continues as Barbz Manetta and Keitta depend on fan vote to continue in the TV show.

X-Factor TV Show: Nicole Scherzinger Replaces Former Destiny Child Singer, Kelly Rowland



Kelly Rowland (L) and Nicole Scherzinger (R)
Ex-Pussycat doll singer Nicole  Scherzinger is the newest judge on the reality show X-Factor UK.
The singer will replace former Destiny’s child singer Kelly Rowland, who was a judge last season. Kelly bowed of the X-Factor gig in April, citing scheduling conflicts, and has since been on the move, receiving numerous awards for her role on the show, covering the latest issue of Ebony Magazine, and landing a cameo role in Steve Harvey’s “Think Like A Man” Film.

Scherzinger was originally hired as a co-host for the US X-Factor, which debuted in the states last year, but was eventually removed.

UNBELIEVABLE: Nigerian Man Spends 8 Years In Prison Over N400 Theft.

Tunde Ayodele
If 22-year-old Tunde Ayodele had known what fate had in store for him when he left his home sometime in 2004, he probably wouldn’t have ventured out on that day. After the day’s job, he was on his way back from his mechanic workshop and was about to take a bike home when he found himself arrested by the police. He was accused of robbing someone of N400.  

He was taken to the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Panti, Lagos from the police station when there was no one to bail him after three months in police custody. According to the Ogun State indigene, he spent nine months in Panti before he was arraigned before a Lagos High Court. He was subsequently remanded in Ikoyi Prisons. 

BASKET BALL: Le Bron James Wins First Championship, As Miami Heats Win NBA Finals

Le Bron James
Le Bron James

 –These used to be the moments that suffocated LeBron James. End of a game, the world watching, everyone expecting greatness. A TV camera would catch James sitting on the bench, gnawing on his fingernails during a timeout. He'd take the court, and the ball – and the game – would find their way into his large hands. Too often, he'd give them both to a teammate. The pressure, the responsibility to live up to his enormous talent, was too much for him to shoulder.

No longer is James haunted by his demons. He embraces these moments now, and as the final seconds ticked off the clock late Thursday, James was finally free of the burden he had carried for so long. Finally, the world could call him a champion.

Kristen Stewart Tops Forbes Magazine's Best-Paid Actress List


Beautiful Kristen Stewart
Twighlight star Kristen Stewart has leapfrogged Angelina Jolie to top Forbes' annual list of highest-paid actresses.
Print-cess Kristen vamps it upTheron reveals close shaveKristen and Charlize vamp it up
The 22-year-old beauty, who has also recently starred in Snow White And The Huntsman, earned an estimated £22 million in the twelve months from May 2011 to push last year's chart-topper Jolie into fourth place.
The massive earnings saw Kristen beat off competition from veteran actresses including Cameron Diaz and Sandra Bullock.

UNBELIEVABLE: Man to Die By Hanging Over N2,105 Robbery


A Jos High Court,yesterday, sentenced a 26-year-old man, Obinna John, to death by hanging for robbing a woman of N1,705.

The convict was also said to have robbed his victim, one Dorothy Olaniyi, of two rolls of satchet peak milk, valued at N400.

The prosecution counsel, Mr. G. D. Fwonyon, Plateau State Deputy Director of Public Prosecution, had told the court that John, in company of an accomplice, also named John, now at large, on
November 18, 2005, robbed the woman, a resident of Gada Biu, in Jos, in her shop, at gunpoint.

BREAKING NEWS: Village Headmaster Creator, Amb Segun Olusola is DEAD!

Olusegun-Olusola
The creator of popular television drama series, Village Headmaster, Ambassador Segun Olusola is dead. Aged 77, he died Thursday after a brief illness. His death is a big blow to the broadcast company. He lives a quite, non-controversial life.

Late Ambassador Olusola was former Nigeria Ambassador to Ethiopia, a native of Iperu Remo,Ogun State, he was the Founder/chairman of African Refugee Foundation, AREF.

A veteran Broadcaster, Diplomat and ace Television Producer, late Olusola was born at Iperu-Remo on March 18, 1935.

BREAKING NEWS: Boko Haram Leader, Habib Bama, Arrested

Habib Bama
Habib Bama, a suspected Islamist sect terrorist, who was declared wanted by the State Security Service (SSS) on Feb. 15 for allegedly masterminding the bombing of some public institutions, has been arrested.

A competent source in the SSS said that Bama, an ex-soldier, was arrested on Thursday during a shoot out with the Joint Task Force (JTF) in Damaturu, the capital of Yobe.

Bama is alleged to have masterminded the bombing of the Mogadishu Barracks Mammy market, Police Force Headquarters and UN building, all in Abuja, and some churches in Madalla in Niger.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

3rd Mainland Bridge To Shut Down From July 1st



THE third mainland bridge in Lagos will be closed to traffic for repairs in four months starting from July 1, 2012. The first signals for the proposed closure came through several banners hung in strategic places that show that maintenance works would be carried out on the all-important bridge from July 1 to Nov 6, 2012.

But Thursday, Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Lateef Ibirogba, confirmed the development and said plans are in top gear for provision of alternative routes.

Rampant Ronaldo Scores As Portugal Eliminate Czech in Euro 2012 Q/F

Portugal have defeated Czech in the first quarter final of Euro 2012. Cristiano Ronaldo has once again lived up to the expectations.He scored with a powerful header just 10 minutes from the end of the match. Portugal 1:0 Czech. He now has a total of 3 goals.
Where is Maradona? Where are those who are chanting Messi! Messi!! to Ronaldo. Tomorrow, Germany will face Greece. I know many will think Germany will win, but hey football is not Maths. Anything can happen. Let's watch out.

Yahaya Toure Is The Only African Sportman In Forbe's Rich List

Yahaya Toure

Manchester City’s Yaya Toure took in €15.1 million in earnings and endorsements over the past 12 months to make Forbes’ list of the 100 highest paid athletes, and the only African.

The 29-year-old Cote D’Ivoire international midfielder is however placed near the bottom at 73rd position of the list topped by American boxer Floyd Mayweather with €67.35 millions, followed by Filipino professional boxer and politician Manny Pacquiao, who earned €49.12 millions.

COSON Sues Cool FM With N1Billion Lawsuit





Wazobia FM and COOL FM’s Evita Moussalli
The Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) has filed another N1bn copyright infringement lawsuit against Steam Broadcasting and Communications Limited, owners popular radio station COOL FM after filing the same lawsuit against sister station Wazobia FM two weeks ago.

Joined in the fresh lawsuit no. FHC/L/CS/683/12 filed at the Federal High Court, Lagos on 20TH June 2012 is the company’s CEO, Amin Moussalli and Chief Operating Officer, Evita Moussalli.

COSON says it’s asking for the award of more than two billion naira in unpaid royalties and damages against Cool FM,

BREAKING NEWS: NCAA Suspends Flight Operations Of Air Nigeria


The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has suspended flight operations of Air Nigeria, the troubled airline owned by Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim with immediate effect.

The suspension arose from allegations, first revealed by Saharareporters, that the airline was in dire financial distress unable to fulfill its obligations to employees, lessors and airline ground services in different countries around West Africa, Middle East and Europe.

Court Threatens: "We Will Release Boko Haram Suspects".

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has threatened to strike out the charges filed against nine suspected members of the fundamentalist sect, Boko Haram, by the police.

The presiding judge, Justice Abdul Kafarati frowned at the in-ability of the prosecution to bring their witnesses to give evidence in the case against the suspects.

At the resumed hearing of the suit on Thursday, the prosecution counsel, Bernard Nnamdi applied for an adjournment on account of their in-ability to produce the witnesses in court.

UNBELIEVABLE: Man Without Legs Climb Mountain Kilimanjaro By Crawling All Through

Spencer West

It’s a feat most able-bodied people would struggle to achieve – scaling one of the highest peaks on earth but Spencer West managed it using just his hands.

The 31-year-old, from Toronto, Canada – who lost his legs when he was just five years old – reached the summit of the 19,341ft high Mt. Kilimanjaro on Tuesday after a slow, gruelling and awe-inspiring trek.

Mr West was born with sacral agenesis, a genetic disorder that left his lower spine poorly developed and his legs permanently crossed.
He had his legs removed below the knees at the age of three and, two-years-later, had them amputated to below his pelvis.

BREAKING NEWS: Gun Shots, Bom Blasts in Kano, As Fresh Violence Began In Kaduna

 
 
Gun shots and blast were reported in parts of Na’ibawa, Sheka, Karkasara and Shagari Quarters of Kano metropolis last night.
Though details of the violence were sketchy at press time, LEADERSHIP gathered that the gun shots and blast which occurred at about 11pm, lasted for almost an hour.

It was further gathered that some gunmen in Volkswagen Golf car attacked a police checkpoint and threw an explosive at the officers.
The gunmen were said to have fled the area and left the car with three explosives which were later detonated by the anti-bomb squad of the state command.

FIRS Sues Jimoh Ibrahim and Air Nigeria, Over N5Billion Naira Fraud

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has filed charges of evading five years tax payment of N4.86 billion naira and forgery of Tax Clearance Certificate (TCC) against Air Nigeria.

A copy of the charge filed at the Federal High Court in Abuja was exclusively obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday.

Mr Jimoh Ibrahim, the company’s Chairman, Mr Kinfe Kahssaye, Managing Director and Air Nigeria Development Company Limited (formerly Virgin Nigeria Airways Ltd), were joined in the 10-count charge.

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr Is Now Sport's Highest Earner



Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr
Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr was yesterday named the world’s biggest earning athlete after picking up £55MILLION last year.
The 35-year-old American — currently in prison for domestic battery — got the cash for just two fights to top the rich list compiled by Forbes magazine.
His arch-rival, Filipino Manny Pacquiao, 35, was second.

Golfer Tiger Woods, 36, was third because of huge endorsement deals.

Footie superstar David Beckham, 37, was top Brit at number eight and tennis star Maria Sharapova the top female at number 26.

UNILAG To MAULAG: Unilag Students Said It is Not Over, ASUU Supports Unilag Students

Protesting students of the University of Lagos over the re-naming of the institution to Moshood Abiola University recently.
The calm that pervades the main campus of the University of Lagos after resumption of academic activities last Monday after a three-week suspension may be shattered as students vowed to resume protests if the bill presented to the Senate by President Goodluck Jonathan is passed into law.

Students who on Monday resumed lectures after suspension of academic activities by the University Senate vowed to continue the protest until the name, UNILAG is restored. Nevertheless, classes were opened for lectures and hostels for returning students.

However, the hitherto busy campus in Akoka was relatively sparsely populated as most students on campus were predominantly freshmen completing admission formalities, and final year students.

US To Label Boko Haram, "Terrorists".

Boko Haram Leader: Abubakar Shekau

The U.S. government is expected to formally apply a "foreign terrorist" label on Thursday to three alleged leading figures of the violent Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, officials said.

The action by the State and Treasury departments follows growing pressure on the Obama Administration to take stronger action against Boko Haram. The group, which says it wants to establish an Islamic caliphate in northern Nigeria, has stepped up attacks on Christian places of worship this year.

Jonathan says: "Selfish Politicians Are Trying To Pull Me Down".


President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday urged Nigerian politicians not to sacrifice the progress and well-being of the nation on the altar of personal political ambitions.
Addressing members of the Nigerian Community in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil soon after his arrival for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, President Jonathan said that Nigeria will definitely make faster progress towards fulfilling its immense potentials if all Nigerians unite in support of the efforts of his administration to positively transform the country

Timi Alaibe's Aide Denies Timi's Wedding To Agbani Darego

One of the aides of the Former Presidential Adviser, Timi Alaibe, has come out to deny the rumoured wedding arrangement between between their boss and the beauty queen, Agbani Darego.

A former Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, Timi Alaibe, has no plan to marry beauty queen and former Miss World, Agabani Darego, one of the politician's aides has told the press men.

This is what he said to Our Source: "I spoke to Timi last night and he is very embarrassed by the speculation in the media. He has no such plan. His immediate concern for now is to raise his children and make them not to feel the absence of their mother who passed on over three years ago."

Maradona: Czech Republic Must 'Cage The Terrifying Cristiano Ronaldo'


Ahead of todays Quarter final match between Portugal and Czech republic, maradona is advising czech to stop Ronaldo if they are to defeat Portugal . Maradona does not want Ronaldo to shine so that Ronaldo should not win the world best player ahead of Messi.

Well, as a Madrid fan, i want Ronald to shine and even clinch this year's World best player. Ronaldo deserve it. he proved himself at Camp Nou last season where he scored the winning goal in the El Classico between Real Madrid and Barcelona.    My Prediction: Portugal 3: 1 Czech Republic.  Maradona go sleep!
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