Sunday, July 15, 2012
American Garcia scored three knockdowns with the end coming with 32 seconds left in the fourth round when referee Kenny Bayless stopped the bout.
“I have always been overlooked, maybe it is the green eyes and the light skin,” said Garcia. “I look like a pretty boy. But I am a chiller baby and I will fight anybody, anywhere, anyplace.”
The Bayelsa State Government has stated that the appointment of the wife of the President, Dame Patience Jonathan, is in accordance with ongoing general reforms in the state’s public service.
According to the Senior Special Assistant to Governor Seriake Dickson on Media and Public Affairs, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, the state government believes that the services of the First Lady to the development of Bayelsa State and Nigeria, qualify as essential service, which should be recognised and rewarded, not derided and denigrated on the altar of politics.
The suspects, alleged to be traders at the popular Onitsha market, usually concealed the ammunition inside their goods, using the method to evade security checks at the border.
But luck ran out on them after the surveillance team of Trade Fair Division, under Area ‘E’ Command intercepted a Volkswagen bus loaded with goods from Seme border, on Wednesday, at the Trade Fair Complex.
Singer Rihanna performs with Drake onstage during the Grammy Awards Show at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles.
Singer Rihanna has reportedly splashed 100,000 pounds on a cruise so that she can rekindle her romance with rapper Drake."Rihanna is determined to live life to the full following her grandma's death and decided to give it another go with Drake. In the past, he'd moan that she wouldn't commit and was working all the time. But she's up for trying again," thesun.co.uk quoted a source as saying.
Rihanna and Drake had a brief affair last year.
"They're meeting up on a plush yacht in Cannes next week and will then spend a week cruising around the Med. Rihanna wants to travel down through Italy and go to the most romantic places she's seen online," the source said.
In Cannes, the two will be joined by few friends for the yacht party.
A source connected to the production of the CBS show told TMZ... Kristin was struck by a piece of lighting equipment that collapsed because of a large gust of wind.
We’re told Kristin immediately fell to the ground ... and smacked her head on the concrete during the fall.
In a statement signed by Mr. Reuben Abati, Special advicer on media and publicity to the president, Jonathan also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, its personnel and the nation’s security services for ensuring that the elections were
A 53-year-old Yusuf Ibrahim of Yar’adua quarters in Katsina metropolis has been stabbed to death by yet-to-be identified persons. “The late Ibrahim was stabbed in the stomach, neck and back,” Police authorities confirmed.
The Deputy Police Public Relations Officer, Katsina State Command, ASP Shehu Koko Muhammad, confirmed to a reliable source on phone yesterday that, the late Ibrahim was ambushed by his killers at Filin Samji area in the state metropolis on Thursday and stabbed in three different places.
“The late Ibrahim was riding his motorcycle when one of the killers stopped him and
Eyewitnesses said a vehicle parked at the gas station exploded, apparently timed to cause significant fire from underground gasoline tanks underneath the area.
Casualties are not known as at the time of filing this report.
GistNaija will get back to you with more reports. Check back later.
|Governor Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole|
With votes counted from 18 local governments in Edo State, Mr. Oshiomhole, the candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), had garnered 477, 478 votes. His main rival, Major General Charles Airhiavbere (ret.) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), scored 144,255 votes.
D’banj has release a new single called ‘Oyato’ on July 14.
This was revealed by Mcomm, Nigeria’s fastest growing music distribution network.
According to the release, the single, which was propelled by the pop icon’s desire to reconnect with his numerous fans after the soar away success of his Oliver single in the UK – is D’banj first Nigerian release as an independent recording artist.
‘Oyato’ marks D’banj’s transition into an international music star and
Five months after they brawled in Munich at a news conference, Haye put Chisora down for good with a left hook, but Haye (26-2, 24 KOs) was coming under severe pressure until the knockout in an exciting fight before 30,000.
The fight panned out as expected. Former world cruiserweight and heavyweight champ