Showing posts from September 9, 2014

3 ELDERLY NUNS In Their 70s RAPED and MURDERED One BEHEADED At An African Convent

Three elderly Italian nuns were raped and beaten before two were decapitated and another murdered in a convent in Burundi.
The bodies of Bernardetta Boggia, 79, Lucia Pulici, 75, and Olga Raschietti, 82, were found in their dormitory in Kamenge, north of the capital of Bujumbura.
Police said three suspects had been detained for questioning as they probe claims it was a botched robbery at the hands of a mentally unbalanced attacker.

Father Mario Pulicini, who is responsible for the parish in a northern suburb of Bujumbura, said Ms Pulici and Ms Raschietti were found 'partially decapitated' in their dormitory on Sunday. It appeared all three Italian nuns had been raped.

Ms Pulici had been celebrate her 76th birthday on Monday.
The third nun, Ms Boggia, found the pair and raised the alarm.
But early on Monday morning other missionaries heard suspicious noises and rushed to find Ms Boggia also dead in her room.

It is very difficult to know the reason behind the killing, but nothing can …

Ebola death toll rises to at least 2,296: WHO

The death toll from the worst Ebola outbreak in history has risen to at least 2,296 out of 4,293 cases in five West African countries, the World Health Organization said today Tuesday September 9th.

The death toll, according to WHO, jumped by almost 200 in a single day and the figure was as of September 6th. WHO also said it did not have new figures for Liberia, the worst-affected country so far, suggesting the real number is higher than 2,296

"We know that the numbers are under-estimated. We are currently working to estimate the under-estimation. It’s a war against this virus. It’s a very difficult war. What we try now is to win some battles at least in some places.” director of WHO’s department of pandemic and epidemic diseases, Sylvie Briand, said today in Geneva

VIDEO: Watch Nigerian Army And Civilians Fleeing From Boko Haram

According toSahara Reporters, Exclusive Video Shows Nigerian Army And Civilians Fleeing Boko Haram Attack Yesterday
Captured by a resident of Mubi Junction, Adamawa State fleeing Boko Haram Monday, exclusive video has surfaced showing Nigerian soldiers and civilians fleeing a massive Boko Haram attack in Michika.

The incident comes after a string of attacks by the deadly sect, who has attempted to establish an Islamic state in northeast Nigeria. The Nigerian army has struggled to contain the increasingly aggressive attacks, the most recent of which occurred yesterday in Mubi, and left 24 dead and many, including former president Obasanjo's son, Lt. Col. Adeboye Obasanjo, gravely wounded. The militants also took an armored tank in the attack.

Watch the video below

Speaking to Premium Times journalists yesterday via phone, a man who claimed to be a Boko Haram spokesperson alleged that the sect had taken Bama, Michika, and Mubi Junction, contrary to military reports.

“This is a rebuttal f…

Washington Post slams GEJ for using the #bringback hashtag for campaign

Below is what Washington Post wrote about president Jonathan's supporters using the #bringback hashtag for his campaign

It was the social media campaign of the year. #BringBackOurGirls awoke the world to the ravages of Boko Haram, an al-Qaeda-linked terror group in Nigeria, and the plight of the millions of people who live in the midst of their insurgency. At the heart of the message were hundreds of missing schoolgirls, abducted in April from the remote village of Chibok by Boko Haram fighters, who vowed to make them into slaves. Continue...
The #BringBackOurGirls hashtag channeled both sympathy from abroad and local outrage and concern in Nigeria, with many angry at the government of President Goodluck Jonathan for being unable to free the captured women.
But four months later, the girls have yet to be brought back despite the efforts of the Nigerian military as well as U.S. counter-terrorism forces deployed in neighboring Chad. More than 200 girls remain missing in suspected Boko …

Nigerians blasts Jonathan for traveling with ALIMODU SHERIFF to an anti-terrorism meeting

About a week after he was accused of being a Boko Haram sponsor by Australian hostage negotiator, Stephen Davis, former Borno state governor Alimodu Sheriff accompanied the president of Nigeria to an anti-terrorism meeting in Chad. President Jonathan pictured above with Alimodu Sheriff (pictured left) and Chadian president, Idriss Deby where they talked about how to combat terrorism.

After the pic was released, Nigerians scolded the president for going to chad with Sheriff. Continue

Teenage Yazidi girl reveals horrific life as an ISIS sex slave

A teenage Iraqi girl has told how she is being sexually abused on a daily basis after being captured by Islamic State fighters.
The 17-year-old says she is among 40 Yazidi women being kept as sex slaves after their town was seized by the extremist group four weeks ago. She said her ordeal was so horrific she often wished she were beaten to death.
'There's a part of me that just wants to die,' she said.
'But there is another part of me that still hopes that I will be able to embrace my parents once again.'
The girl was allowed to speak to Italian newspaper La Repubblica on her mobile phone because her captors wanted the world to know about her horrendous treatment, it was reported by The Daily Telegraph

Her parents, who fled to a refugee camp in Kurdistan, gave the newspaper her mobile number.
She added: 'To hurt us even more, they told us to describe in detail to our parents what they are doing.
'They laugh at us because they think they are invincible. They consid…

My Husband Sleeps With My younger Sister and Want To Use Me For Rituals - Wife Tells Court

Grade ‘C’ Customary Court, in Inalende, Ibadan, Oyo State has dissolved a 15-year-old marriage, after the wife, Aminat Bello accused him of trying to use her for money ritual.
Addressing the court, 35-year-old Aminat who is a tailor said trouble started between her and her husband, Abdulraheem Bello, after one of his brothers Ishiaka came to live with them, Nigerian Tribune reports. She explained that shortly after his arrival, Ishaika started disturbing her to sleep with him and she refused his advances, telling him what he was requesting for was an abomination. When he realized she was not giving in to his advances, he began to call her names. She reported the matter to her husband but was shocked when he picked up a quarrel with her rather than caution his brother. She accused her husband of sleeping with her younger sister who was living with them, though he denied the allegation saying, he was only helping the sister to apply ointment on her body. Aminat further accused her husba…

Obasanjo Confirms Attack On Son, Explains How Attack Unfolded

After last nights unfortunate attack on Former president Olusegun Obasanjo’s son Adeboye Obasanjo’s platoon by members of the deadly sect Boko Haram, Obasanjo has explained how the attack occurred.

This is the first time the ex president who is said to be out of the country is reacting to yesterday’s sad news.

His son Lieutenant-Colonel Adeboye Obasanjo was wounded when he and his troops engaged the sect in the northeastern state of Adamawa.

One Associate of the former president told BBC radio today that he got in touch with the ex president, and Obasanjo told him he was already aware of the incident.

Keffi continued and explained that the younger Obasanjo was an engineer who led his troops last night to battle but after getting injured, its not fatal and he is getting better.
He said, Obasanjo explained to him that Adeboye team had left Mubi on their way to Michika, when their team came under fire.

He said his son was shot but is now in a stable condition.

Adeboye’s father was elected from …

Motorist Crushes LAWMA Officials in Lagos

Two highway managers of the Lagos State Waste Management Agency was knocked down by a hit-and-run driver of a jeep on Monday, September 8, along Iyana Oworo Expressway in the state. The victims named Lateefat Sulyman and Fatimoh Ajetunmobi were run over by the driver, who was on top speed and trying to beat traffic.
Sulyman (popularly called Iya Tawa) was crushed to death while Ajetunmobi was said to have been rushed to a hospital. The driver managed to escape but his vehicle’s number plate fell in the process and has been handed over to security officials, Punch reports. One of the colleagues of the deceased said, Iya Tawa who is an indigene of Abeokuta in Ogun State and the one taking care of her parents, had plans of resigning from the job in December and set up a business. An eyewitness, simply identified as Kunle said Ajetunmobi’s condition was critical as she was discharging substance from her private parts while they were taking her to a hospital. The remains of the deceased was move…

FIRST EBOLA CASE: FG reopens First Consultant Hospital where Patrick Sawyer died

The Federal Government has reopened First Consultant Hospital in Obalende, Lagos where Liberian Patrick Sawyer, the first case of Ebola in Nigeria, died from complications of the disease.  

In a letter sent to the Lagos state Ministry of Health, the Federal Government said after having undergone three rounds of state-certified decontamination processes according to world standard, the hospital is free to continue its business of administering health care to patients.

The hospital was closed over a month ago after Patrick Sawyer died there. Dr Adadevoh and nurse Ejelonu got infected in the hospital and also later died.

Nigerian graduate who held up job sign at train station lands his dream job

The 22 year old Nigerian graduate, Alfred Ajani, who held up sign advertising himself at Waterloo Station (Read it HERE) has landed his dream job after an executive who saw him at the station invited him for an interview.

Alfred Ajani (pictured centre) started work yesterday September 8th for recruitment firm, the Asoria Group, London. Alfred, who works as a marketing executive said;
"The director walked past me when he saw me that morning, but later got in contact through the website Linked In. The company said they were looking for someone with out of the box ideas and so they were keen to get me in.
The job is one I wouldn't have got if I hadn't gone to the station that morning, so I advise anyone out there who is in the same position I was to think of more direct ways to speak to employers.' His new colleagues printed T-shirts to welcome him on his first day yesterday. How nice!

#BOEING737: Weeping pilot tells terrified passengers to brace for a crash landing at sea after plane suffers engine failure

Terrified passengers on a flight across Europe feared they were moments away from death after one of the plane's engine's failed in mid-air. After an emergency was declared by the flight crew, the plane's 'weeping' pilot warned holidaymakers that they had six minutes before they would crash, a passenger says.
Travellers were ordered to put on their life jackets and brace for a water landing during the charter flight from Split, Croatia to Nantes, France. Continue...

Tourist Benjamin Girard described the harrowing experience aboard the Europe Airpost flight, saying passengers were 'crying and screaming' in horror as the aircraft was in danger of crash landing in the Adriatic Sea on 23 August.
The drama ended when the Boeing 737 landed safely in Venice, Italy, and now the airline is downplaying the incident.
Mr Girard, who was travelling with his wife and daughters, said the ordeal began shortly after take-off when the pilot told passengers to prepare for turbule…

UPDATE: Obasanjo's son in stable condition after being shot by Boko Haram

Son of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, Adeboye Obasanjo who suffered gunshot injuries yesterday September 8th after his platoon was attacked by Boko Haram men in Baza, Adamawa state is said to be in stable condition after being treated in hospital.

24 soldiers were reportedly killed during the attack which saw the army lose an armored tank to the sect members. Adeboye Obasanjo, an army engineer, was a Lieutenant Colonel at the 3rd Division in Jos, Plateau State and was head of the army platoon stationed at Baza.

BABALAWO POWERS: Herbalists Threaten to Deal with Sheriff & Ihejirika

The Council of Babalawos in Northern Nigeria has urged security agencies in the country to investigate a former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff and Lt. Gen. Azubuike Ihejirika within 40 days otherwise it would be forced to sue the men for allegedly financing terrorism.

In a statement made available to our correspondent and signed by its chairman, Mr. Fabunmi Aiyesoro and vice chairman, Mr. Ogunwale Ogunshola, the Council regretted that 48 of its members had died in the hand of the Boko Haram since 2011.

“If the Federal Government refuses to do this, our members shall resort to special prayers for 21 days for God’s wrath to befall Sheriff, Ihejirika, their fellow collaborators and Boko Haram members.’’

The council further called on the government to dislodge the insurgents from all the forests and villages in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states with immediate effect.

“Our members source herbs from forests like Sambisa, Biu, Gwoza and Hong and taking over these areas by this retrogres…

Why I prefer sex before marriage — Oluwaseyi Edun

In an interview with Vanguard yesterday, fast-rising Yoruba actress Oluwaseyi Edun said sex before marriage is the way to go. When asked what her take was on sex before marriage.... Read what she said below.

Have you always wanted to be an actress?
I didn’t set out to be an actress. I joined the industry in 2009 through my younger sister who happens to be a scriptwriter. I joined the House of Wisdom caucus . I graduated in 2011 and also produced my first movie in 2011

Why are you called Eja Nla?
I got the name Eja Nla from D Banj. I love D banj so much. I love his music and personality so I just decided to come up with something unique and produced a movie around that name. The name stuck ever since.

What is your most challenging movie role?
My most challenging movie role is in Ogo Olorun. It’s a movie where I had to speak Yoruba all through. Not just conventional Yoruba, but Yoruba rooted in proverbs and folklore. It was really challenging because I wasn’t permitted to …

US Air Marshal in ‘quarantine’ after syringe attack at Lagos airport

A US Air Mashal is in quarantine in Houston today after being allegedly attacked yesterday by an unknown assailant at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, wielding a syringe.

U.S. law enforcement officials told ABC News they were alarmed by the bizarre, unprovoked attack because the assailant was apparently able to inject an unknown substance into the back of one of the air marshal’s arms. The air marshal was traveling with a team of other marshals when the attack took place in an unsecured area of the airport terminal in Lagos, the officials said. He was able to board the United Airlines flight to Houston he was scheduled to work and was met early this morning in Houston by FBI agents and health workers from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Continue
Amid fears the substance could contain some form of the Ebola virus, the air marshal was immediately put into quarantine.

The FBI said he was screened “on-scene… out of an abundance of caution.” An FBI spokesperson said,

EBOLA UPDATE ON SCHOOL RESUMPTION: Doctors reject September 22 schools resumption date

The Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has rejected the Monday September 22nd resumption directive given by FG to all Primary and Secondary schools due to the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria. The NMA speaking through its National Publicity Secretary, Dr Olawunmi Layaki, said they expect all schools to remain closed until December or early next year when all Ebola suspects under surveillance have been cleared and certified free of the virus. 
"We are not happy with this decision on the resumption of schools. Schools should be shut till the last suspected case or patient is certified free of the virus. We can shift the resumption date till next year or in the next three months if that is the time it will take.  Government should have enough time to follow the standard procedure for containing   the virus. Parents have no reason to be   in a hurry because if Ebola should enter any school, it will assume another dimension. Children cannot survive isolation like adults. Nigeria is peculiar bec…

Lebanese soldier beheaded by #ISIS militants after he tried to escape captivity

The mother of the second Lebanese soldier to have been beheaded by IS militants learned of her son's gruesome murder after seeing photographs of it on Twitter.  Zeinab Noun's 20-year-old son, Abbas Medlej, was among 19 Lebanese soldiers captured by the extremist militants last month when a troop of fighters stormed a border town. The 20-year-old's murder was depicted in graphic photographs po
sted from a Twitter account used by ISIS. 

Clutching a passport sized photograph of her son, Noun said this evening: 'My son has been sacrificed.'  A spokesman for Lebanon's military said it was investigating the images.  A statement believed to have been released by IS militants on Twitter read: 'In the name of God the merciful, in the Islamic country of Damascus city Kalmoun area, today and in a disgraceful way, the Lebanese soldier name Abbas Madlej tried to escape from prison. 
'He tried to shoot our comrade soldiers of our country. 'Thank God we managed to control…

LADIES, DO YOU AGREE? Ladies of Today No Longer have Respect –Singer Tosin Martins

OluFamous.Com has complained about this trend severally, and the worst from our observation are Yoruba and Igbo girls. Many are so arrogant they find it difficult to even say good morning to a man. How sad!

Anyway, another Yoruba guy has waded into the issue. Popular Gospel musician, Tosin Martins complained that the ladies we have today are not as submissive as our mothers and it's quite worrisome. He cited some examples that he thinks make these women proud and the reasons they have not been submissive to their husbands.

Tosin Martins has been married for 8 years now and here's what he to a Schooltips Magazine reporter about the arrogance problem in many ladies of today:  Our women today are of a different breed. Our women today are not really like our mothers. The average woman today is not as submissive as their mothers and a guy who is not ready to overlook that weakness would have a problem with marriage. These days you have to argue and defend your views and if it goes wel…

Check Out Omawumi Flaunting Her Man Like Never Before

Whenever a lady tells you it's not important for anyone to know that man who impregnated her, just know that all is not well. And now that all is well, it has become our business

FEAR OF BOKO HARAM: Soldiers, residents flee as Boko Haram approaches Maiduguri

As the rampaging Boko Haram insurgents continue their deadly attacks in Northern Nigeria, towards Maiduguri, it appearred, yesterday, as if the army has given up, with soldiers deserting and residents fleeing the towns and villages.

At night, a resident said he was awake and heard gun shots from a distance. “Nobody can sleep anymore,” explained a resident from Maiduguri, who wanted to remain anonymous.

Gwoza, Bama, Gulak, Michika, Duhu, Shuwa, Kirshinga captured by insurgents

Gwoza, Bama, Gulak, Michika, Duhu, Shuwa, Kirshinga – the Islamists have been capturing new cities on an almost daily basis.

They arrive in hijacked army vehicles, fight off the Nigerian troops and terrorise the residents. “Boko Haram are committing all kinds of atrocities killing and raping. At the same time they are taking young girls in batches and the city is littered with dead bodies,” said Senator Ahmed Zanna. Bama is just 70 kilometers (43.5 miles) from Maiduguri and fell to the Islamists four days ago. Zanna…