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Thursday, July 12, 2012

Falana, 23 Others, Become Senior Advocates of Nigeria

Femi Falana

Passed over and ignored for several years, radical lawyer Femi Falana will this year finally wear the wig of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

The former president of the African Bar Association is one of 24 lawyers who will be inducted into the silk club of the Nigerian Bar otherwise called the Senior Advocates of Nigeria.  

Also on the list are Rotimi Jacobs, a prosecutor for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission; Dayo Akinlaja, the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Ekiti State; and law teacher, Professor Akinseye-George.
The others to be invested with the award are:

Meet The Woman With The World's Largest Natural Breast, Her Breast Heavier Than Average 4-Year-Old Child


ANNIE Hawkins-Turner is used to people being unable to look her in the eye — as she boasts the world's largest natural breasts.
Her gigantic size 102ZZZ assets weigh nearly 85lbs, each heavier than the average four-year-old child.
And she now makes a living from her unusual assets - starring in soft-core porn movies under the pun-tastic name of Norma Stitz.
Annie, originally from from Atlanta, Georgia, is known worldwide for her raunchy videos and gets plenty of attention in person as well.
See More Photo Below:

Commercial Sex Worker Arrested For Biting Off Lover’s Tongue


An Abuja Magistrate Court has ordered that a 23-year-old commercial sex worker, Charity Achibong, be remanded in prison for biting off her lovers tongue.
Achibong of Jabi village, Abuja, appeared in court on a one-count charge of causing hurt contrary to section 245 of the Penal code.
The Police Prosecutor, Insp. Clement Egwu, said that one Mr Ephraim Okoronkwo reported the accused on July 9, at the Life Camp Police Station, Abuja.

BREAKING NEWS: MD Abubakar Confirmed As Inspector General of Police With PHOTOS

Alhaji Mohammed Dahiru Abubakar 
Alhaji Mohammed Dahiru Abubakar is the substantive Inspector General of Police.  His appointment was confirmed in Abuja yesterday by the Police Council.  

Speaking to journalists following his confirmation, the Inspector-General promised to do "everything humanly possible” to boost safety and security in Nigeria.

“I will ensure that justice and fair play take place,” he pledged.  “And to all officers and men of the Nigerian Police, I will give the right leadership, quality leadership that they expect to get, without fear or favour to anybody; and I will do justice to all at every given situation."

FATAL ACCIDENT: 98 People Killed By Oil Tanker Fire In Rivers

Dead Bodies

Oh my God!!!  These People burnt like roasted meat in an Oil Tanker fire in Rivers State. 
Read full gist below:

OVER 98 persons, including pregnant women, youths and children perished, Thursday morning, on the East-West Road, at Okogbe community in Ahoada West Local Government Area of Rivers State, when a crashed petrol tanker from which they were scooping fuel exploded in flames.
The ill-fated tanker,  it was gathered,  was trying to avoid a head on collision with a commercial vehicle at about 7am when it lost control and ran into a ditch, falling on its side.
Several other persons sustained various degrees of burn injuries. Sympathizers rushed survivors to hospitals.

P Square’s Mum is Dead

P Square(L) and Mrs Josephine Okoye(Their Mother on Right)
Mother of famous pop singing duo P Square, Mrs Josephine Okoye is dead. Mrs Okoye was reportedly flown to India  a few months ago after her earlier admission at St Nicholas Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, for  an undisclosed illness.

It would be recalled that Mrs Okoye was in support of her sons’ career and was also a huge pillar to their success while she was alive. Her last public appearance at her children’s performance was at the Psquare Invasion concert in August 2011. She was a Christian minister before her death.
Meanwhile, no official confirmation has reached us yet from the family.
So sad. May her gentle soul rest in peace. Amen.

Bishop Oyedepo Wins Court Suit For Slapping A Young Lady


The judge says the application lacks merit as the slapped girl remains a ghost victim.
Justice Ojo of the Ogun State High Court sitting in Ota has struck out the N2billion suit slammed on the founder of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo, for slapping a young lady during a church service in 2009.

Robert Igbinedion, a Lagos based lawyer who filed the suit on behalf of the young lady, had asked the court to award N2billion as 'general and exemplary damages' against the flamboyant pastor among other reliefs.

But delivering judgment Thursday morning, Justice  Ojo struck out the case, saying the application lacked merit on many grounds. He awarded a N20,000 cost against the applicant.

PHOTO: The First Picture Ever Uploaded On The Internet

Les Horribles Cernettes

Everyday, millions and millions of photos are uploaded on the internet in many websites like Facebook, Flickr, etc. 
But have you ever wondered what was the firts picture EVER UPLOADED ON THE INTERNET?
Well, the picture above is the first picture in history to be uploaded on the internet. 
It was first uploaded in 1992. It is the picture of a group of young and lively ladies called Les Horribles Cernettes. Infact, my research shows that they were doing it for fun without knowing that they will make history.
Congrats to them. Really like the picture.

UNBELIEVABLE: Man Kills Girlfriend Over Handset


I find it hard why someone will kill another person  for just over handset!! Well, the story is a very sad one. 
Please take your time to read the story in full:
A youngman, Lawrence Ufan Ette, has allegedly struck his girlfriend to death with a stone during a fight in the victim’s house over her phone.
The 23-year old girl, Miss Roseline Ijeoma Christopher, was allegedly killed by her boyfriend over her phone which he allegedly stole from her room when he was on a visit. 
Miss Dorothy Bassey, the landlady of 13, Academy Street, Calabar, where Ijeoma and her siblings along with their aged mother live, told a reliable source that Ette and Ijeoma had been in a relationship for a while but Ijeoma’s mother told Ette to stop coming to their house because of his bad behaviour towards her daughter.

My Husband Is Irresponsible, Woman Begs Court To Dissolve Her 14-Year-Old Marriage


A 38-year-old woman, Mrs. Abiodun Onadipe, on Tuesday pleaded with an Agege Customary Court to dissolve her 14-year-old marriage on the grounds that her husband was irresponsible.

The mother of three, who sells cosmetics, accused her 42-year-old husband, Mr. Tajudeen Onadipe, of neglect and infidelity.
Abiodun said, “The problem began seven years ago when my husband began an affair with another woman, who is a divorcee. I suffered psychologically because my husband frequently made comparison between me and his lover who bore two children for him.

PHCN Van Climbs Two Vehicles, One Sustains Injury

Scene of the accident
Scene of Accident. Photo Credit: Eniola Akinkuotu

One old man sustained injuries while over 10 passengers escaped unscathed after a van belonging to the Power Holding Company of Nigeria lost control and climbed a brown Peugeot Car and a commercial bus popularly known as Danfo.

The accident, which occurred at the Balogun end of Obafemi Awolowo Way, Ikeja, Lagos, according to eyewitnesses, occurred after the driver of the PHCN van with number plate, FG 343 N41, lost control while attempting to make a U-turn.

Eyewitnesses told GistNaija that while the driver of the PHCN van was making a U-turn, he suddenly spotted a pothole and attempted to dodge it but lost control.

Kim Prevents Rihanna From Coming Close To Kanye West


Kim Kardashian banned Rihanna from Kanye West's dressing room during his recent London concerts. 
The reality TV starlet doesn't want her 34-year-old boyfriend hanging out with other women on his own and with Rihanna's flirtatious reputation, she wasn't taking any chances when she wasn't at The O2 arena for his Watch the Throne tour shows with Jay-Z
Kim is believed to have not been a fan of the You Da One singer since she was romantically linked to her brother Rob Kardashian several months ago.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

REVENGE: New Igbo Group Vows To Avenge Killings of Igbos In The North


A new Igbo group, the  Conference of Igbo Youth Organizations, CIYO,  has warned that Ndigbo will  no longer watch in silence while their brothers and sisters are slaughtered like animals  in the northern states in Nigeria.
The group vowed that henceforth, it will be tit for tat. Most of the victims of the ongoing massacre in the North are Christians mostly of the Igbo stock in eastern Nigeria.

UAE Club Sack Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona

Former Argentina World Cup-winning captain, Diego Maradona, has been sacked as coach of United Arab Emirates Club, Al Wasl.
The 51-year-old, who agreed a two-year contract with Al Wasl in May 2011, was dismissed following a meeting of the club’s board yesterday.
“Following a meeting held by the board of directors of Al Wasl Football Company to evaluate the technical staff of Al Wasl under the leadership of Coach Diego Maradona, it was decided to terminate the services of Coach Diego Maradona and his technical staff,” a club statement said.

4 People Arrested Over The Assassination of Oshiomhole’s aide(Olaitan Oyerinde)

Late Olaitan Oyerinde
Four(4) persons have been arrested by the Edo state Police Command in connection with the murder of Olaitan Oyerinde, Principal Private secretary to the governor of Edo state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. 
Acting Inspector General of Police,  Mohammed Abubakar,  disclosed this on Wednesday in Benin while addressing journalists on the level of preparation of the police ahead of the governorship election holding this weekend. 

Lagos: Resident Doctors Vs Governor Fashola Again?

Governor Fashola
The health sector in Lagos State may soon witness another strike as the doctors have started complaining that the Lagos State Government arbitrarily deducted from their April salary and withheld May salary.
The doctors accused the state government of adopting measures to stifle members of the Medical Guild rather than addressing the issues on ground.
The state government had through a circular warned that health workers who embarked on strike would have their salary withheld and that it was ready to enforce the rules to the letter.

Three Polytechnic Students Killed in Delta


Suspected cultists, armed with guns and axes, have invaded Ogwashi-uku in Aniocha south local government area of Delta state, killing no fewer than three students of the polytechnic located at the town within a week. 

A reliable source gathered that two students of the polytechnic were shot death by the suspected cultists on Thursday last week and the latest victim, also a student of the same institution was murdered last Sunday by rival cultists when he was returning from a church service.

Senate Approves Aloma Mukhtar, Nigeria's First Female Chief Justice

Mariam Aloma Mukhtar

The Nigerian senate has confirmed the appointment of of Mariam Aloma Mukhtar as the Chief Justice of Nigeria. By this confirmation, she becomes Nigeria's first female Cghief Justice.

She succeeds Dahiru Mustapher, who will retire on July 15, having reached the mandatory retirement age of 70. A mamdetory valedictory session has been scheduled for the retiring Chief Justice at the Supreme Court on Friday.

She is expected to be in office until November 2014 when she would also retire, after turning 70 years.

Two People Die In Mararaba Rainstorm- Abuja


Heavy rainstorm accompanied by torrential flood Friday night claimed two lives and submerged many residential houses and shops at Mararaba in Nasarawa State.
Millions of naira property were destroyed by flood caused by the heavy downpour that started at 11 pm.
A witness, Caleb Daniel, said two children from the same family died in the flood.
Our reporter gathered that owners of shops and residential houses beside Kabayi Bridge in the area, suffered terribly.

Man Jailed For Attacking Friend With Cutlass



A middle-aged man was last Thursday sentenced to two months imprisonment by a Grade 1 Area Court sitting in Gwagwalada for attacking his friend with a cutlass and inflicting injury on his head.
Peter Ayo, 42, was charged with causing hurt, which is an offence contrary to Section 240 of the Penal Code.
Police prosecutor, Haruna Suleiman, told the court that on July 4 at about 2200 hours, one Victor Iduh, reported to the police that his friend, Peter Ayo of Old Kutunku road Gwagwalada, came to his residence on the same day and inflicted injuries on his head with a cutlass.

PHCN Staff Electrocuted in Kano

A technical staff of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria had reportedly died on Tuesday after he was electrocuted while working on a high tension electric pole along Hadejia Road in Kano metropolis. 

His colleague who was also affected by the electric shock in was said to have been thrown into coma. 

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Okorocha Orders Investigation Over Death of 9 family Members

Remember the realy sad story I discussed. well if you missed it read it HERE.

But the good news is that the governor of Imo State, Governor Rochas Okorocha has now order that the mysterious death of the 9 family members be thoroughly investigated.

Okorocha gave the order when he visited the family compound of the Nnadis who died in their sleep on Saturday.
He expressed shock and sadness over the incident and commiserated with the community and members of Nnadi family, saying “My visit to the family compound is to demonstrate the concern of government and good people of the state over the tragedy.”
Good Move Rochas. No Smoke Without Fire.

Katsina Assembly: Deputy Speaker Resigns


The Deputy Speaker of the Katsina State House of Assembly, Alhaji Bello Majenwaiyya (PDP-Charanchi), has resigned.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN), Majenwaiyya gave no reason for his decision.

NAN gathered that the lawmakers had advised Majenwaiyya to resign honourably or be impeached. After the assembly had accepted Majenwaiyya’s resignation, Alhaji Sale Magaji representing (PDP-Sandamu) nominated Alhaji Idris Yakubu (PDP-Jibia) as the new Deputy Speaker.

Husband Goes To Prison For The Love He Has For His Wife



A man who stood surety for his run-away wife, Benneth Nnine has been remanded in prison custody by an Apapa Magistrate’s Court in Lagos, southwest Nigeria.

Benneth’s wife, Betty was arrested by the police at Layeni division for alleged assault. Her husband stood surety for her with a promise to produce her at the police station 
any time she was needed.

However, sensing that she might be charged to court, betty reportedly took her belongings without the knowledge of her husband and disappeared.

Osun: Police Beef Up Security in Osun Over killing of Businessman


Osun state Police Command have beefed up security in Osogbo, the state capital and its environs following the Sunday killing of a businessman and hotelier in the town, Mr. Rasheed Bolarinwa by armed robbers.  

The Police have also mounted surveillance in all parts of the state capital, with a view to unraveling the circumstances surrounding the death of the late businessman and identifying his killers.  The presence of detectives was noticed at Alekuwodo and Odi-Olowo areas of Osogbo, where the late businessman had some of his property. 

Jos: More Villages Set Ablaze By Gunmen


Two more villages in Barkin-Ladi Local Government Area have been attacked by gunmen who reduced them to rubbles.
The attack was confirmed Tuesday evening by member representing Riyom Constituency in the Plateau State House of Assembly, Mr. Daniel Dem who gave the names of the villages as Tse and Shong.
“I can authoritatively confirm to you that as I am talking to you now, the same gunmen from top of the mountains have attacked two more villages.

Man Exhumed Corpse, Charged to Court


A 37-year-old man, Uju Chukwu, on Tuesday appeared before an Umuahia Magistrates’ Court charged with exhuming the corpse of one Apostle Uju Nwaoha.
Chukwu, from Umuiku Oza Aza in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia was arraigned on a four-count charge.
The accused was on Feb. 8, arraigned on a two-count charge on the same matter.
The same court, had in the suit number U/366C/12 granted the accused bail for N50,000 and one surety in like sum who should reside within the jurisdiction of the court.
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