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.