Showing posts from February 21, 2018

48 Of 94 School Girls Missing In Yobe Return – Yobe Govt

Forty-Eight out of the missing ninety-four students from Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi have returned according to the Yobe state government.
This was made known by the state commissioner of education, Mohammed Lamin, who disclosed that while 28 of the missing students returned on Tuesday night, 20 more returned on Wednesday morning.
His words, “This has brought down the 94 missing students realised at the yesterday headcount to 48 this morning. “We are still hopeful that more are returning soon”, he finally said.

VERY FUNNY: I won't stop crushing on Kcee till he comes to pay my bride price - Bobrisky

Call it attention seeking or pure madness, Bobrisky has been publicly professing his love for Nigerian popstar, Kcee in recent weeks. Kcee is married with kids...
He continued again with a series of posts on Snapchat saying he won't stop crushing on the singer till he comes to pay his bride price.

Nnamdi Kanu lies too much, worse than chameleon - Abia state governor Ikpeazu tells BBC

Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu said during a BBC interview that missing IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu lies too much and is worse than a chameleon.
Ikpeazu said the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, whose whereabouts is currently unknown, is a man who speaks from both sides of his mouth as he never consulted him before taking any action. Ikpeazu went on to say that the Igbos are not after the break up of Nigeria and are ready to rule the country when the time comes
He said: "Nnamdi Kanu hates South East governors, he does not want to associate with us despite the love we have for him. Whenever you talk with Nnamdi Kanu, he always speaks from both sides of his mouth, he is not a straightforward person.
"He never consulted me before taking any action, although we all agreed that Igbos are being marginalised but we should sit down and discuss the way out."
He added: "it’s true that Igbos are being marginalised but how can we get to the promise land? Who will lead …

Oby Ezekwesili reacts to reports of 94 girls missing from Yobe school after Boko Haram attack

Co-Convener of the advocacy group for the missing Chibok schoolgirls, Bring Back Our Girls Group BBOG, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to reports of the missing 94 girls from the Government Girls Science and Tecnical Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state after Boko Haram attacked the school on Monday February 19th.
The sect members stormed the school in the night, shooting sporadically in the air. The teachers and students, over 700 of them in the boarding school, were said to have escaped before the sect members could get to them.
However, when parents and teachers conducted a headcount yesterday, it was discovered that 94 of the girls were missing. While the state police command maintains there is no case of abduction, the school authorities and parents say 94 of their girls are missing.
Reacting via her twitter handle, Ezekwesili who is a former Minister of Education, called on the Federal government to tell Nigerians the truth regarding the girls and the attack. See her tweets below

Miltary unaware of Yobe school girl’s abduction – Spokesman

The military on Wednesday said it was unaware of the abduction of students of Government Girls Secondary School, Dipcha in Yobe State.
It said it was waiting on the school authorities’ briefing on the situation even as it said troops had been moved into the town to secure it and go after the fleeing insurgents.
Speaking on the telephone to The Punch on Wednesday, the spokesman of the military counter-insurgency operation in the North East (Operation Lafiya Dole), Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, said the military could not say for now if there was any abduction in the school as it was still waiting on the school authorities to make a roll call and check through the school register to ascertain if there was any student missing.
Nwachukwu said it was also gathered that some of the students who have relatives in the town ran home when gunshots were heard.
He said: “The Dapchi incident is quite an unfortunate one. The information so far received is that the principal of the school had dispersed the…

US preacher Billy Graham dies at 99

The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died.
Spokesman Mark DeMoss says Graham, who long suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments, died at his home in North Carolina on Wednesday morning. He was 99.
Graham reached more than 200 million through his appearances and millions more through his pioneering use of television and radio. Unlike many traditional evangelists, he abandoned narrow fundamentalism to engage broader society.