Sunday, 31 July 2016

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Nollywood actor, Ani Iyoho, has sustained terrible fire injuries while performing fire stunts during a movie shoot.

 Ani-Iyoho The terrible accident occurred while on the set of a movie being directed by movie director, Stanley Ohikhuare.

 E-news gathered that while Ani was burning as a result of the fire stunt gone bad, the fire extinguisher on set malfunctioned and was unable to put out the fire.

 Shockingly, the movie director, Stanley Ohikhuare, continued filming with the intention of including the fire incident in the actual movie.

 Ani has been hospitalized and is presently receiving intensive medical attention.

 Efforts to reach the director, Stanley Ohikhuare, have proved abortive and the movie producers, Kelechi Udegbe and Ugochukwu Azikiwe are said to be keeping mum on the incident.
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according to kehinde Ajose said halima abubakar attack virginity claims.

 Halima Abubakar ruffled the feathers of her fans last week when she declared that she is a virgin and cannot wait to have kids.

  The 31-year-old curvy actress made this known on her Instagram page.

 Some of her fans have been pouring out their minds on her   revelation and   won’t buy her virginity claims.

 Halima Abubakar “I just found out you bleached your skin away which is very sad.

 You were natural before bleaching, now you look like a ghost.

 Hope you get help because you are sick in the head. May Allah forgive you” retorted one of her fans.

 Ted Cassanova added:

 “The good news is that I make beautiful babies!” A certain Olayinka puts it this way:

 “I remember you once said you don’t want to get married during one of your interviews.

 I was busy following your words.

 Now I have chased all the guys away. You can’t wait to have kids again?” Dane’s reaction was more direct:

 “Stop lying! The day someone who has slept with you comes out, your half-baked career is over.

 “Craze they worry her, she dated a married guy from UK few years back.

 I just no wan name the guy cause na my town guy” another fan revealed”.

 Halima Abubakar in the past has been romantically linked with rapper, Ruggedman.
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WIZKID, DAVIDO, TIWA SAVAGE AND CO. SET NY CITY ON FIRE WITH MUSIC FESTIVAL

African music stars have set New York ablaze with beautiful performances at the first US edition of the One Africa Music Festival hosted by Africa’s R&B King Banky W. 

The music festival which took place at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on 23 July, 2016 featured an unforgettable night of Afrobeat and Afropop music performances from Africa’s biggest music stars such as Banky W, Wizkid, Davido, Tiwa Savage, Flavour, Stonebwoy, Wale,  DiamondPlatnumz, Seun Kuti, Machel Montano, Jidenna, Don Jazzy,Timaya, Praiz, and Ayo Jay among others. 

Music fans at the event were enmeshed in the African music world with fun-filled displays by the performers that made them wished the event should never end.
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Friday, 29 July 2016

indonesian cremates executed nigerian drug convicts.

says will never stop executing people on death row Indonesia executed four drug convicts Friday but 10 others due to face the firing squad were given an apparent reprieve in a confused process one lawyer condemned as a “complete mess”.

 The executions on a remote prison island went ahead despite strong protests from international rights groups, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the European Union who had urged Indonesia not to proceed.

 Michael Titus Igweh Four inmates — three Nigerians and one Indonesian — were put to death just after midnight. One of the Nigerian prisoners was cremated hours later, while the bodies of the three others were being prepared for burial.

 Questions swirled about the handling of the process, which saw the other 10 prisoners slated for death — including from India, Pakistan and Zimbabwe — spared at the last minute.

 Authorities did not give a reason for the reprieve, but the prison island where they were expected to be executed in outdoor clearings was hit by a major storm as the other sentences were carried out.

 Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo said Friday the 10 inmates had been returned to their cells, suggesting their executions were not imminent.

 “The fate of the other 10 we will determine later.

 We will see when the right time will be,” Prasetyo told reporters.

 “But one thing is for sure — we will never stop executing people on death row.

” Local prisons chief Molyanto, who like many Indonesians goes by one name, said the major security seen in recent days around the island had been reduced and he thought more executions were unlikely in the near future.

 Ricky Gunawan — whose client Humphrey Jefferson Ejike Eleweke was among those tied to a post and shot in the jungle clearing — said lawyers awaiting the grim news were kept in the dark as to why the executions didn’t proceed as planned.

 “I would say the execution this morning was a complete mess,” Gunawan told AFP from Cilacap, near Nusakambangan, a remote island housing several high-security jails.

 “No clear information was provided to us about the time of execution, why only four (were executed) and what happens to the 10 others.

” Family members had already been shocked to learn on Thursday morning that their relatives would be put to death a day ahead of schedule. Distraught relatives rushed to Nusakambangan to say farewell to their loved ones.

 – Process ‘not respected’ – President Joko Widodo has defended dramatically ramping up the use of capital punishment, saying that Indonesia is fighting a war on drugs and that traffickers must be heavily punished. Friday’s executions were the third under Widodo since he took office in 2014.

 The last round was in April 2015, when authorities put to death eight drug convicts, including two Australians.

 The executed Indonesian was named as Freddy Budiman, while the three Nigerians were Seck Osmane, Humphrey Jefferson Ejike Eleweke and Michael Titus Igweh.

 Another of Eleweke’s lawyers, Afif Abdul Qoyim, told AFP the execution should not have gone ahead as his client this week filed a legal appeal.

 “When this process in not respected, that means that this is no longer a country that upholds the law, nor human rights,” he said.

 Amnesty International has identified what it calls “systematic flaws” in the trials of several of the death row inmates, and urged Indonesia not to proceed while appeals for clemency were pending.

 Two people whose cases had raised high-profile international concern among rights groups were not executed.

 The first was Pakistani Zulfiqar Ali, whom rights groups say was beaten into confessing to heroin possession, leading to his 2005 death sentence.

 The other was Indonesian woman Merri Utami, who was caught with heroin in her bag as she came through Jakarta airport and claims she was duped into becoming a drug mule.

 The National Commission on Violence Against Women, which has been lobbying for Utami to receive clemency, called for answers over the fate of the 10 remaining prisoners.

 “We hope the attorney general’s office will provide a clear and transparent explanation,” the commission’s Sri Nurherwati told AFP.
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Thursday, 28 July 2016

Bauchi governor alleges his predecessor, Isa Yuguda, withdrew N1bn in one day

Former PDP Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff, has approached the Federal High Court Abuja to apply for an order of interlocutory injunction restraining PDP National Caretaker committee and INEC from holding the party's National Convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers state on August 17th.

Sheriff, in the suit, is also seeking the court to grant an ancillary order compelling the police to enforce the interlocutory injunction if granted.

No date has been fixed for hearing of the case. Other defendants in the case are Olisa Metuh, Wale Oladapo, Dennis Alonge-Niyi, Alhaji Bashir Maidugu, Hanatu Ulam, Lawa Dutsima Anchi and Okey Nnadozie.
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Bauchi governor alleges his predecessor, Isa Yuguda, withdrew N1bn in one day

Bauchi state governor, Abubakar Mohammed, has accused his predecessor, Isa Yuguda, of withdrawing N1 billion in one day from one of the state's account with multiples of N10 million cheques. Speaking at a news conference in Abuja yesterday July 27th, Mohammed said this was discovered by a probe panel he constituted to look into the Financial records of Yuguda's administration.

He says the report of the panel will be submitted to him in the coming weeks.
"In one day, the sum of N1bn was taken out of one account of the government with N10m cheques. Several N10m cheques but I would not be able to put a figure on the total recovery because like I said, the work of the committee is ongoing. When I took over on May 29th 2015, the state was owing civil servants four months salaries, a state where civil servants and pensioners were owed N14.5 billion gratuity, a state where other loans comprising commercial and contractual liabilities amounted to over N100 billion"he said
He also accused Yuguda of squandering N2 billion ecological fund he received from the last administration.
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Ali Modu Sheriff files suit to stop PDP from conducting its National Convention

Former PDP Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff, has approached the Federal High Court Abuja to apply for an order of interlocutory injunction restraining PDP National Caretaker committee and INEC from holding the party's National Convention in Port Harcourt, Rivers state on August 17th.

Sheriff, in the suit, is also seeking the court to grant an ancillary order compelling the police to enforce the interlocutory injunction if granted.

No date has been fixed for hearing of the case. Other defendants in the case are Olisa Metuh, Wale Oladapo, Dennis Alonge-Niyi, Alhaji Bashir Maidugu, Hanatu Ulam, Lawa Dutsima Anchi and Okey Nnadozie.
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Formal Sokoto Governor hands over N30m cash to traders who lost their shops in the state's old market fire

 Former Sokoto state Governor, Attahiru Bafarawa reportedly promised to give 30 million naira to sympathize with traders who lost their shops, goods and properties in the serious fire outbreak in Sokoto's old market on July 24. According to Hausa media outlet, Rariya, he has fulfilled that promise. Sokoto state PDP Chairman, Ibrahim Milgoma, represented the former governor and disbursed the cash. More photos after the cut..


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Wednesday, 27 July 2016

Three reportedly killed during Hausa-Yoruba clash in Lagos

Three persons were reportedly killed in a clash between the Hausa and Yoruba community at Ijora Badia area of Lagos state yesterday July 26th. According to Vanguard, trouble started when a man named Ojo was allegedly attacked and stabbed to death by some Hausa boys in the area. The Yoruba youths in the area staged a protest that became violent.
"For long, these Hausa boys have been attacking people here. They waylay people, dispose them of cash and belongings. Even rulers of both ethnic groups are aware of the issue.”Tajudeen Shamsudeen‎, a resident in the community said The demolition of shanties in the community yesterday increased the tension in the area. ‎
While the Hausa community claim the demolition is one-sided as its only their houses that were demolished, the Yoruba community deny the claim saying it was on the order of the state government.

In the course of the demolition, some Customs officers, who residents of the area claim were invited by the Seriki Hausa, the leader of the Hausa community, stormed the community in three patrol vehicles at about 2.30p.m. They were alleged to have shot into the air to scare off hoodlums in the area. The hoodlums were said to have resisted the Customs officers who allegedly attempted to stop the demolition, an action that led to a shootout, during which three persons sustained gunshot wounds. One of the bullets from the hoodlums hit a Customs officer who was later rushed to the hospital. One of those hit by a stray bullet was identified to be Azeez Tajudeen. Eyewitnesses said he was first taken to the police station for a police report, before being rushed to an undisclosed hospital.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Lagos state Police command, Dolapo Badmus, said contrary to eyewitnesses, only one person died during the attack

"The community and the police were on a joint operation of raiding black spots within the community and arresting suspected criminals yesterday. In the process, some officers of the Nigerian Customs Service officers, who were with officials of the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, had an encounter with some of the hoodlums. They fired some shots and three people were hit. As a result, one death was recorded, while two others are receiving treatment in the hospital. Policemen are not involved.”she said
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Friday, 22 July 2016

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The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the Federal Government will continue to safeguard Nigeria’s marine environment to improve on revenue generation. 

Amaechi Amaechi stated this on Friday in Lagos at the inauguration of the Command, Control, Communication and Intelligence System (CCCIS) of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

 “It is pertinent, therefore, to note that the development of this facility began with an approval in 2013 with the aim of providing Business Intelligence for the movement of vessels and cargoes as well as providing improved and secured communications within our waterways for enhancement of efficiency within the nation’s seaports. 

“I wish to reiterate that this is one of the positive responses to the dynamics of port modernisation as well as device for stemming the safety, security and operational challenges facing the port system and the maritime industry.

 “Let me state that the seaports in Nigeria provide one of the major platforms for trade facilitation with about 90 per cent of our imports and exports being done through the seaports.’’ The Managing Director, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ms Hadiza Usman, said the authority would undertake detailed security assessment of port facilities.

 “On issues relating to maritime security, responsibility is placed on the ports authority to undertake detailed security assessment of port facilities and identify threats in order to checkmate them. “Furthermore, it would enable us to surmount security and safety challenges within our operations with the capability of an interface with stakeholders aiding us to track and record maritime security breaches. 

“In addition, this technology enables the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) to ensure that all revenue leakages are blocke

 “In furtherance of the Federal Government’s efforts toward revitalising our economy. “Let me reiterate that in the days ahead, the Nigerian Ports Authority will be playing pro-active roles in the digital space. “Ensuring that there is synergy and collaboration among relevant agencies like the Nigerian Navy, the Nigeria Customs Service, NIMASA, and all other security and intelligent agencies.

 “For the purpose of sharing information, documentation to enhance maritime safety, security as well as blocking all revenue leagues,“ Usman said. NPA’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Mr Mohammed Bello-Koko, said the system would block revenue leakages in port operations.

 “Constant upgrading cannot be over emphasised, especially at the time the Federal Government is focusing on achieving robust economy in all sectors. “The launching of the Command, Control, Communication and Intelligence Centre that we are about to witness today, ASPEAKS volume of our preparedness and commitment to ensure best practises in our operations while creating an enabling environment for effective synergy with stakeholders in the sub-sector.

 “This facility which I consider a game changer will enhance efficiency; improve this administration’s aggressive drive to block revenue leakages and impact positively on security. “What we are about to launch today will provide online real time monitoring and recording of port channels’ activities with emphasis on safety, security, operations and of course revenue generation. 

“It would also provide seamless communication between ports within the country, “ Bello-Koko said. Bello-Koko urged stakeholders to partner with NPA as the authority looked forward to a robust synergy in order to utilise the system effectively.
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Thursday, 21 July 2016

FG in talks with Niger Delta Militants' - President Buhari

President
Buhari says his administration is talking to Niger Delta militants through oil companies and law-enforcement agencies to find a lasting solution to insecurity in the region.

Speaking at a farewell audience with Michael Zinner, the outgoing Ambassador of Germany to Nigeria at the State House Abuja today, President Buhari said that government is studying the instruments of the Amnesty Programme inherited from the previous administration with a view to carrying out commitments made that were undelivered.
 “We understand their feelings. We are studying the instruments. We have to secure the environment, otherwise investment will not come. We will do our best for the country,"he said. The President used the opportunity to thank the government of Germany for its continuing support to Nigeria in the efforts to tackle insecurity and the on-going rehabilitation and resettlement of displaced citizens in crisis areas in the North-Eastern parts of the country.
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see Photo of two young men allegedly shot dead by Nigerian soldiers during protest in Bokkos, Plateau State

Six
people were shot dead by men of the Nigerian Army in Bokkos while protesting the attack on “Danan and Tasha Makarfi” villages by suspected Fulani herdsmen yesterday night.

Unknown assailants had stormed the villages to carry out attacks days after the traditional ruler of Bokkos and his family members were killed by suspected herdsmen. *graphic photo after the cut*
Angry youth, earlier today barricaded all major roads leading to the area in protest against the attack. Soldiers serving with the Special Task Force in Jos opened fire on the protesters, killing six, and leaving many others with varying degree of injuries.

"The protest that was stage today was peaceful. Nobody was molested," writes D'yong Mangut, who shared the photo. "No house was burnt and neither was anybody killed, yet the Army boys choose to send six of them to their untimely grave with undisclosed numbers injured and currently undergoing treatment in the hospital."
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Tuesday, 19 July 2016

Ignore allegations of corruption against my ministers- President Buhari tells Nigerians

President Buhari has appealed to Nigerians to ignore orchestrated attempts to ruin the integrity of ministers and other senior government officials, who are being tarred with the brush of corruption without any concrete evidence.

Reacting to reports, particularly by online media, that the immediate past Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), who is also Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, is being investigated over crude oil swap deals and gas liftings during his tenure as GMD of the petroleum corporation, President Buhari appealed for decent and civilized comments,

particularly when it has to do with the integrity of those who are serving the country.
"Terrible and unfounded comments about other people's integrity are not good. We are not going to spare anybody who soils his hands, but people should please wait till such individuals are indicted," the President said.
President Buhari reiterated the administration's commitment to probity, accountability and integrity, promising that transparency remains a watchword, which would never be trifled with.
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wow 20-year-old woman gives birth to three sets of twins in 26 months & uses no fertility drugs(see photo)

A 20 year old woman named Danish Couch from Kansas has given birth to three sets of twins in a little over two years, with the latest born last month.

"People just consider me a freak of nature when I tell them," said the 20-year-old mom, who apparently has a condition in which she releases more than one egg per month.
 

Couch delivered two boys 26 months ago but one of them died from complications of premature birth. Fourteen months later, twin girls Delilah and Davina, were born. The third set, Dalanie and Darla, both girls, were born last month. They came home after three weeks in neonatal intensive care.
 

"So you have two eggs simutaneously coming down the tubes getting ready to be fertilised," Dr. Elizabeth Wickstorm of Shawnee Mission Medical Centre told WDAF.

The twins are all fraternal, meaning that they are from two separate eggs being fertilised, not from an egg splitting. Couch is engaged to the father of the second and third set of twins, Jeffrey Presler and are planning to get married on September. Presler is an aquarium technician and also works at Gas-mart.

"I love babies, but maybe in 10 to 15 years, when these ones are big enough to help," she told Inside Edition. The young family have been denied benefits.

"I have tried to sign up for benefits and got denied...I try best I can as a mother but sometimes I need help and honestly I am not too proud to ask," said Couch.
 
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Monday, 18 July 2016

Over 6000 soldiers arrested and stripped half naked after failed coup in Turkey, might face death penalty(see photo)



As many as 27 top Military men accused of masterminding the failed Military coup attempt against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government will appear in court on Monday. Over 6000 soldiers have been arrested and stripped almost naked as President Erdogan refused to rule out the death sentence for those involved in the ill-fated takeover attempt on Friday.

The army personnel look to have been stripped of their uniform as they lay on the floor on an indoor basketball court in Sirnak, east Turkey, handcuffed as officials loyal to the Government look over them.
Only the 27 top military officials will see lawyers, the other 6000 arrested soldiers will not be able to see or meet lawyers until they arrive in court.
Hundreds of judiciary members have been removed since Friday's uprising, which left at least 290 people dead and more than 1,400 injured in a chaotic night of violence.

On Sunday, speaking at a funeral on Sundayheld for some of those killed during gunfire -- including the brother of his chief adviser, Mustafa Varank -- Erdogan said he did not rule out bringing back the death penalty for the coup's perpetrators.
As the crowd chanted "we want the death penalty," he said, "we can't ignore the people's request in a democracy -- this is your right."
"This right has to be evaluated by the appropriate authorities according to the constitution and a decision can be made," Erdogan said in the address broadcast live on TV.

"It is not anything ordinary that my young brothers lay under tank pellets; this is a manifest of faith," Erdogan said.
He also asked supporters to stay on guard.
"You should fill the squares. This isn't a 12-hour operation. We will continue determinedly."

Source: CNN
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Saturday, 16 July 2016

VP Osinbajo arrives Kigali, Rwanda for AU Summit

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo this morning arrived Kigali, Rwanda for the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU). He had a breakfast meeting with some African leaders preceding the Africa Union leaders retreat later today. Morephotosafterthe cut.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo leads Nigeria's delegation to AU Summit in Rwanda

President Muhammadu Buhari will be represented by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, at the African Union Summit formally opening on Sunday in Kigali, Rwanda. 

The 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU) is scheduled to hold from 17 to 18 July, 2016, although a retreat of African Heads of State and Governments has been scheduled for today July 16 ahead of the formal summit opening on Sunday.The Session has been preceded by the 32nd Ordinary Session of the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) and the 28th Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the Union at the ministerial level ending today.


The AU summit theme is African Year of Human Rights with a particular focus on the Rights of Women. 2016 is also being celebrated by the Union as the year of Human Rights with the aim of raising awareness on human and peoples’ rights, particularly women’s rights, on the continent and taking stock of progress or efforts made, including major challenges and/or obstacles encountered.

Prof. Osinbajo, who is being accompanied by Finance Minister Mrs. Kemi Adeosun and Ambassador Babagana Kingibe among other functionaries, leaves for Kigali today and is expected back on Monday.
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Monday, 11 July 2016

Nigeria Professional Football league table as of today

This is what the Nigeria Professional Football league (NPFL) table looks like after match day 26. Wikki Tourists and Rangers International seem to be riding strong while Ikorodu United seems destined for relegation.
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By Victor Ahiuma-Young

 Worried by the reported unhealthy conditions of the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in various camps across the country, President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has called on well-meaning Nigerians to rise up to the occasion and assist government in ameliorating the situation in IDPs camps. Malnourished children at Bama IDP camp,

 Borno According to Dangote, this is the time wealthy Nigerians should stand up and be counted as thousands of fellow citizens are languishing in the camps due to insufficient facilities and food items.

 The business mogul, who recently donated N2 billion and millions of Naira worth of food items on behalf of the Dangote Foundation to the IDPs when he visited some of the camps in Maiduguri in Borno State urged Nigerians to have empathy for those in the camps. Speaking during a visit by North East Development Coalition, Chairman of the Dangote Foundation said he was saddened by the reports of deaths and malnutrition in the camps,

 noting: “We cannot open our eyes and allow our fellow citizens continue to suffer like this for no fault of theirs. We need to partner with government and help those in the camps.

 “It is obvious government alone cannot cater for this people, not even at this time when there is a paucity of fund. These people need our help and with what God has provided for us we need to help them”, he stated, while describing the situation in the entire North East as requiring huge humanitarian assistance.

 Within a spate of five years, the total amount donated to various camps of IDPs, across the country by the Dangote Foundation has grown significantly to N6.3 billion. N364 million was donated to IDPs in Kaduna, Bauchi and Gombe states after the post-election violence in 2011 rendered many homeless while in another breath the sum of N100 million and N60 million were respectively donated to victims of flood disaster in Lagos and Oyo State in 2011.

 Dangote Foundation donated N2.5 billion in 2012 to IDPs affected by the flood disaster across 22 states of the federation and N39.34 million to those IDPs displaced by the communal clash in Benue state in 2014. While N42.5 million was used in feeding 5000 IDP households across Borno, Yobe and Adamawa states last year, N100 million and N50 million were respectively contributed to the Appeal fund raised by Daily Trust newspapers to cater for the IDPs in the Northeast and to support the Adamawa Peace Initiative all for the IDPs. The sum of N1 billion was also recently pledged to Victim Support Fund for IDPs across the Northeast.

 Dangote promised the Coalition that he would do everything within his power to assist the IDPs and improve their suffering. He also made a commitment to end malnutrition and hunger in the camps and other parts of the country. He said: “The first major challenge is the physiological needs of these people, and food, nutrition rank right on top of that ladder. So we will first make serious effort to ensure that hunger is eliminated from the IDP camps and thereafter, we will begin to make effort to create jobs and boost entrepreneurship.

 “The effort to create jobs and boost enterprise in this case will not be about making money or returning investment, rather it will be primarily to create opportunities for the people,” he said.

 Also speaking during the visit, the Executive Director of Dangote Group, Halima Aliko-Dangote, assured them that Dangote foundation will live up to its promise of supporting them and meeting them at their point of need, praying that their travails will soon be over.

 She stressed that her father, apart from the direct support he would be giving to the people, would also pull his partners and contacts in the private sector to collaborate and support the people of the state.
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Sunday, 10 July 2016

Former Head of State, Abdulsalam Abubakar visits former President Shehu Shagari

Former Head of State, Abdulsalam Abubakar paid a courtesy visit to former President Shehu Shagari at his home in Sokoto state today July 10th. Sokoto state governor, Aminu Tambuwal was present during the visit. More photos after the cut...
 
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Friday, 8 July 2016

Federal High Court affirms Okezie Ikpeazu as Abia State Governor, dismisses the Tax Certificate forgery suit against him

Justice A.I Allagoa of the Federal High Court in Owerri, has affirmed the election of Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State. Former governorship aspirant, Barr. FridayNwosu also dragged Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to court over alleged forged tax certificates. However, the court ruled today that the plaintiff, (Nwosu) was unable to prove that the tax documents where forged and dismissed the matter.

In a related development, an Abia State High Court in Osisioma granted a motion filed by Ikpeazu for extension of the order restraining the Chief Judge of Abia State, the President Abia State Customary Court of Appeal and any other judicial officer from swearing in Mr. Uche Ogah, as governor of the state. The order was extended to 18th July, 2016.
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2 Police officers shot during protest in Dallas over police shootings of 2 black men

During what seemed to be a peaceful protest against police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile in Dallas, Texas about an hour ago, one of the protesters opened fire on Police officers. No eyewitness saw the shooter, they only said they heard gunshots and all ran away. An eyewitness Michael Baptista said he heard the shooting and ducked for cover. Another eyewitness said they heard about 12 to 20 gunshots and saw Police officers carry a wounded undercover Police officer into a van. Another eye witness said he saw a police officer with gunshot wounds to his shoulder sitting on the curb.

The shooter is suspected to have a rifle but they weren't sure. SWAT team were called and they are now surrounding a building they think the shooter or shooters are holed in. The condition of the officers are not known at the moment.

Story still developing.

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