Monthly Archives: January 2016
Supreme Court Sacks Senator Andy Ubah, Stella Oduah And All Other PDP Legislators From Anambra State
A full panel of Nigeria’s Supreme Court of Nigeria today in Abuja sacked the entire contingent of senators and members of the House of Representatives from Anambra State. The decision swept away a host of lawmakers from Anambra State who were illegally foisted on the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) by former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife, Patience Jonathan Sahara ... Read More »
Police in Mbeya Tanzania are holding a 32 year old man for keeping his 25 year old sister in a septic tank for two years. The Zambian Accurate News Services has been informed by the uncle to the two siblings Mr Siame that, the man identified as Nathan Machoma had for two years been keeping his sister (Neemah Machoma) both ... Read More »
A celebrated photographer has sold a picture of an Irish potato for 1m (£750,000). Sold for £1m Kevin Abosch, 46, confirmed he had sold the photograph of an organic potato shot on a black background to an unnamed European businessman. The photograph, which was taken in 2010, sits alongside shots of Steven Spielberg, Michael Palin, Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg and Malala ... Read More »
Nollywood actor, Charles Okocha is about the luckiest person on earth, and very grateful to James Louis Okoye, an event manager and chief executive of Jalou Events Limited, who twice helped to save his life.
Okocha’s incredible run of good luck began on December 27, when a drunken policeman pumped a fusillade of bullets from an AK47 rifle into his stomach at a traditional wedding ceremony, held in Uruagu, Nnewi, Anambra State. The hail of bullets also hit another person, Sam Belonwu Dim, a Lagos-based businessman, who died on the spot.
Doctors at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital (NAUTH), Nnewi, Anambra State performed surgery on him, but the stomach later burst, allegedly because the wrong surgical material was used. But the prompt and cool-headed reaRead More »
Traders and buyers got to Ahia ohuru market in Aba, Abia state early this morning to find a man dangling from a rope in one of the stalls.
He is believed to have committed suicide.
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A teenager has revealed how he was raped several times while in Kirikiri Prison. The teenager, Bashua (surname withheld), said that the incident happened in 2014, when he was just 16-year-old. He said that the policemen doctored his age, to ensure they arraigned and sent him to prison.
Bashua had recently regained his freedom, through the intervention of the Stephen and Solomon Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (WHO). The foundation is led by Mr. Giwa Amu, a Lagos-based human rights lawyer.
Bashua, a secondary school student, said he was returning home from a coaching class when he was arrested by a team of policemen. According to him, he was later charged to court for an offence he did not commit. He said: “I was remanded at the Kirikiri Prison and experienced beinRead More »
Sources inside Nigeria’s Presidency have told SaharaReporters that fierce disagreements over treaties signed between Nigeria and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) nearly led to the sacking of top ministers in President Muhammadu Buhari’s government. The sources disclosed that Minister of Trade and Investment, Udo Udoma, and Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, expressed serious concerns over the provisions of several of the treaties President Buhari planned on signing with the UAE. The ministers’ opposition caused serious friction within Mr. Buhari’s team, SaharaReporters learned.
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President Muhammadu Buhari will be part of history making as Ogun Sate will be celebrating 40 years of creation.
The event, agged Operation 40-40′, is to mark legacy projects in the state.
Addressing a world press conference Friday at the Press Centre, Oke Mosan, the Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Taiwo Adeoluwa disclosed that the celebration is not for birthday for the state, but to harvest some completed projects across the three Senatorial Districts of the state.
Adeoluwa said, “our desire to celebrate the creation of the state isRead More »