Showing posts from September 16, 2015

Photos: Nigerian woman accused of killing American husband over insurance

44 year old Nigerian woman, Uloma Walker-Curry pictured left has been indicted in the murder of her 45 year old husband, Lt. William Walker. According to Cleveland court papers, Uloma was found guilty of conspiring with a group of young men to kill her husband so she could collect his life insurance policy and cover up financial fraud she committed in her husband’s name.

Prosecutors at the court proceedings on Monday September 14th, told the court that investigations by the police indicted Uloma for aggravated murder, conspiracy and felonious assault charges in the November 2013 killing of her husband Lt. Walker, who was shot to death in the driveway of his Cleveland home.

Uloma, according to prosecutors, contracted the assassination of her husband to Chad Padgett, 21 who then recruited his cousin Christopher Hein, 22, and Ryan Dorty, 23. The trio were also indicted on the same charges.
Cleveland homicide detectives initially followed leads provided by Uloma that neighborhood drug dealer…

Crane accident: Families of Nigerian victims to get N70m each

Families of the six Nigerian pilgrims who lost their lives in the Friday September 11th crane accident at the Grand Mosque in the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca are to receive N70m each as compensation from the Saudi Custodian of the two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

The king had ordered that families of each of the 111 people who lost their lives in the accident be paid compensation of (SR1,000,000) one million Saudi Riyals which is N70 million in Naira equivalent. Six Nigerian pilgrims including one pilgrim from Kaduna and five others from Gombe state died in the unfortunate incident.

KING OF THE JUNGLE: Angry lion gives rival a serious fight after he was interrupted during sex

This is the moment two rival lions engaged in a vicious fight because one of the predators interrupted his opponent during a mating session with a female.
According to Mailonline, Pieter Meiring, a photographer from Port Elizabeth, South Africa, captured the dramatic scenes at Kruger National Park's Crocodile Bridge . The frisky lion and his partner were not happy at being disturbed during their session and the king of the jungle launched a brutal attack as he chased the other lion away.Johan, 25, said:  'It was amazing. The roars made my hair stand up on end. It felt like they were fighting for 10 hours - but the fight only lasted for 10 minutes.There were four lions - two males and two females. One couple was mating, and when the other male approached they started fighting.After the fight was finished the lion went back and carried on mating with the female. I've never seen anything like it.'

League of Imams and Alfas in Ekiti deny ordering muslim faithfuls not to accept Fayose's Sallah gift

The league of Imams and Alfas in Ekiti state have denied reports that it ordered Muslims in Ekiti not to accept the state governor, Ayo Fayose's Sallah ram and rice gifts. The groups denial is contained In a statement released today by the General secretary of the league, Alhaji Abdulrazak Adenipekun. Our attention has been drawn to media reports credited to a certain Alhaji Quadri Oguntuase, who claimed to have spoken as the Assistant Secretary General of the League of Imam and Alfas in Ekiti State.First and foremost, we wish to state that position of Assistant Secretary General does not exist in the League of Imam and Alfas in Ekiti State. Therefore, the said Alhaji Quadri Oguntuase is an impersonator, who assumed a non-existing position in the League of Imams and Alfas, ostensibly to carry out the sinister plot of his sponsors to cause disaffection among Muslims in Ekiti State on one hand, and between the State Government and Muslim faithful.

Secondly, the President of the League…

14yr old boy arrested by police in Texas after his homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb

There is a strong and angry reaction to this on social media with the hashtag #IStandwithAhmed. 14 year old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested after he'd made a clock at home and brought it into MacArthur High School in Irving to show his engineering teacher who congratulated him. Another teacher who heard it's beeping sound during class, saw it and believed it looked like a bomb, alerted school authorities who called the police.

The homemade clock consisted of a circuit board with wires leading to a digital display. Later in the day the boy was pulled out of class and interviewed by the school's headteachers and four police officers. A head teacher also threatened to expel him if he did not write a statement. He was later led out in handcuffs and put into juvenile detention. He was however released to meet his parents after he was fingerprinted.

Do Not Accept Fayose’s Rams, Foods- Ekiti Imams Tell State Residents

An association of Imams and Alfas in Ekiti today held a meeting at the Ansar-u-deen Society Central Mosque Odo–Otu, Ado Ekiti where they gave an order to Muslims in the state not to accept food items and rams for the Sallah celebration from Governor Fayose or any official of the state govt.
The Muslim religious leaders gave the order to protest the alleged non inclusion of Muslims in political appointments in the state by Governor Fayose.
In a statement released and signed by the state’s Assistant Secretary, League of Imams and Alfas, Alhaji Quadri Oguntuase, the clerics said, “Based on the above, the League, Ekiti State Council hereby resolve that: No Muslim in the State should collect rams and other food items if presented to them in any form by the government”

The 9th Earl of Bathurst & the Nigerian State- By Femi Fani Kayode

In an article he released yesterday, former Nigerian Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, said Nigeria has been destined to fail since its creation by the British in 1914. He said the British created Nigeria in a way that would allow the ‘poor North’ to continue to rule the country while the ‘rich South’ will remain oppressed. Read it after the cut…
Allen Christopher Bertram Bathurst, the 9th Earl of Bathurst is a British peer whose other title is Lord Apsley. He and I were colleagues at Harrow School, the best private school in the United Kingdom, 30 years ago. In 1985 he said the following: ‘’Nigeria is a toilet of a country where evil reigns’’.
I have never forgotten his insulting remarks. I found it intriguing that this quintessential member of the English upper class had the nerve to say such things to me about my country.
My response to him was equally graphic and frank. I told him that Nigeria was not a ‘’toilet of a country’’ but that if he insisted on his insolent characterization then i…

Photos Of The New Private Jet Allegedly Bought By Pastor Adeboye

Earlier today, Sahara Reporters reported that pastor Adeboye bought himself a brand new Gulfstream G550 luxury jet. Below is part of SR’s report

“Pastor Adeboye’s Gulfstream G550 luxury jet was manufactured in Savannah, Georgia State in the US. The jet, which was made in 2013 is far newer than the one bought by Pastor TB Joshua. Pastor Adeboye took delivery of his brand new jet in May 2015. e learned that, with the arrival of the US-registered jet, N730EA Gulfstream G550, Pastor Adeboye has jettisoned an older Gulfstream GIV with tail number N707EA that used to ferry him around the world on his preaching missions. Our sources said the leader of the Redeemed Church personally owns Emmanuel Aviation to which the two jets are registered both in the US and Nigeria.
A source just sent in exclusive photos of the alleged private jet. In the photos sent to me, the cleric boldly emblazoned his initials ‘EA’ alongside the RCCG logo of a dove on the tail of the plane. See the photos below

Kaduna govt orders closure of Assemblies of God church following leadership crisis rocking the church

At its state executive council meeting yesterday, the Kaduna state government ordered the immediate closure of the Assemblies of God Church as well as the theological school and hospital run by the church in AGC Saminaka District, Lere local government area of the state Kaduna following the leadership crisis rocking the church. The order is contained in a statement released and signed by Governor Nasi El Rufai's spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan. Read the statement below

The Kaduna State Security Council at its 15th meeting, held on the 15th September, 2015, deliberated on the leadership crisis in the Assemblies of God Church in AGC Saminaka District, Lere local government area of the state. The council discussed this matter in the context of preventing threats to the peace and stability of the State.
The Council noted that the leadership crisis has led to disintegration of order in the church, and raised tensions between the followers of the rival camps. The crisis has also widened to th…

British High Comminssion in Nigeria replies Remi Sonaiya on high cost of British visa

The British Embassy in Nigeria has explained why UK visa fees is high. This is in response to Remi Sonaiya, a former presidential candidate, who yesterday lamented on twitter about the high cost of obtaining a 2 year UK visa. See the rest of their tweet below

Buhari's interview with France 24, speaks on Chibok girls, negotiating with Boko Haram, his yet to be named ministers

President Buhari who is currently in France had an interview with France 24 today  where he spoke on issues bordering on Boko Haram, missing Chibok girls, his yet to be released Ministerial list and the benefits of Democracy. On the rescue of the Chibok girls, he said; "Our main concern now is how can we recover the Chibok girls. In what condition are they in? We are occupied with that decision and at this stage it has to be kept confidential because we are not sure of the genuine leadership of Boko Haram that we can negotiate with to get those girls released.
Negotiation is becoming quite difficult because we have to first identify those who claim to be leaders of Boko Haram are actually leaders and are influential and they know where the girls are and in what condition they are in. We are being very caeful about it"he said
On his yet to be released ministerial list, President Buhari said he will stick with his promise to name his cabinet by the end of September. He added that…

Photos: Kenyan maid accused of using urine to cook for her boss

The Kenyan maid pictured above was caught on CCTV camera cooking for her boss with the urine she had stored in some bottles.
When arrested and interrogated, she said she decided to cook with her urine to punish her boss for maltreating her.

Seyi Sodimu and wife build multi-million naira school in Festac

Seyi Sodimu (Love Me Jeje Crooner) and one of Nigerian music pioneers partners with wife - Tolu Sodimu to build a brand new multi-million naira International School in the heart of Agboju Festac area of Lagos state. Tolu Sodimu who is already an established educationist, is also the founder of Alicemay Hope Foundation for the girl child and women education.

The aim of building this new state of the art, government approved school is to provide world class education for future world leaders.

The school is called HOPE SPRING INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL AGBOJU. Seyi Sodimu and his wife, aspire to bring quality education to the underserved portions of Lagos State and Nigeria as a whole.

The school, which is located at 7, Frank Street, Agboju, Lagos; has been growing in leaps and bounds since it opened in September 2014. They have put great emphasis on music and vocational studies in addition to the usual science and art which most schools place great emphasis on. The school has also been named one …

Code of Conduct Bureau slams Saraki with 13 count charges of corruption

Senate President Bukola Saraki has been slammed with a 13 count charge of corruption by the Code of Conduct bureau. According to online report, the bureau is accusing the Senate president of making false declaration of assets in forms he filled before the Code of Conduct Bureau while served as governor of Kwara state.

He is also accused of failing to declare some assets he acquired while in office as governor as well as allegedly acquiring assets beyond his legitimate earnings. See the full charge sheets released by Premium Times below

He debunked the allegation. Read (HERE)

Facebook is finally working on a 'Dislike' button, Mark Zuckerberg reveals

During a question-and-answer session streamed live on Facebook on Tuesday, September 15, Mark Zuckerberg revealed that Facebook is currently working on a Dislike button, and it will be tested soon. The Chairman and CEO of Facebook, Inc. said "We’ve finally heard you and we’re working on this and we will deliver something that meets the needs of the larger community. People have asked about the “dislike” button for many years, and probably hundreds of people have asked about this, and today is a special day because today is the day that I actually get to say we are working on it, and are very close to shipping a test of it."
The 31-year-old entrepreneur said that the company hoped that the button wouldn’t be used to be negative but for people expressing empathy. "Not every moment is a good moment. If you share something that’s sad like a refugee crisis that touches you or a family member passes away, it may not be comfortable to like that post…I do think it’s important to g…