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Monday, 29 April 2013

1.2 Million JAMBites Won’t Gain Admission This Year!

The Federal Government on Saturday said of the 1,735,720 students that registered for this year’s Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, only 520,000 will gain admission.

Addressing journalists at the Federal Government College, Suleja, Niger State, after monitoring the examination, Minister of Education, Prof. Ruqayyatu Rufai, blamed this on the low-carrying capacity of the tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

She said, “The major challenge is a country like Nigeria having 1.7 million sitting for examination. The space we have is 520,000 for federal, states, private universities, polytechnics and colleges of education.

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Fashola Launches Audio-visual Kit For Drivers

Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday inaugurated Drivers’ Education Multilingual Audio-Visual Training Aid, while he stressed the need for effective adherence to road safety measures in the state.
Inaugurating the self-training kit tagged Defensive Driving in Ikeja, Fashola said the visual-audio kit, produced in Nigeria’s major languages would help to sensitise residents, especially drivers, on road safety measures.

Woman Loses All Her Legs And Hands After Using Fake And Illegal Bumbum Enhancement



A woman in California wanted her b*tt enhanced so she turned to an illegal enhancement procedure.

The woman was left a multiple amputee after the cosmetic surgery went horribly wrong.
April Brown suffered life-threatening infections after having silicone implants injected into her behind. The procedure was performed by an unlicensed doctor in Los Angeles, she said, with the complications leading to several stints as a hospital inpatient.
It was during these hospitalizations where suffered agonizing infections. “I had the procedure done eight years ago,” she told the news media. “For five years I lived in pain. Excruciating pain.” +The mother of two children said the illegal procedure took place at a “pumping party” by clandestine doctors.
“They call it medical grade silicone,” she said, “but much of it is industrial grade silicone.” Last year, Brown’s health deteriorated to the point that she had no choice but to have all of her limbs removed.

Exposed: The Dual Personality of Former Actress, Evangelist Eucharia Anunobi

It is indeed sad how people comfortably live a life of self-deceit and think they are fooling others.


This our dear Nollywood actress turned Evangelist, Eucharia Anunobi, has been telling who ever cares to listen that she has changed her old ways since she was ordained an Evangelist in a Lagos church.
But Evangelist Eucharia Anunobi was caught on camera, dressed like a street girl. See the photo below…

(PHOTO) 3 Men Deported From Saudi Arabia For Being “Too Attractive” For Women

Three men were forcibly removed from an annual culture festival in Saudi Arabia and subsequently sent back to the UAE after it was deemed that women could find them irresistible.

The delegates from the UAE were in attendance at the Jenadrivah Heritage & Culture Festival in Riyadh, the Saudi capital when religious police officers stormed the stand and evicted the men because “they are too handsome,” according to the Arabic language newspaper, Elaph.

”Clear The Mess Or We Would Clear You”- Military Officers Tell Politicians

With an unusual grandstanding and harsh words, the Nigerian military today warned political office holders and civil servants that the nation’s armed forces are already running out of patience with the manner things are going in the country especially the unbridled looting of public funds and undue interference in the runnings of military operations.

Meet 6-Year-Old Millionare

6 year old Isabella Barrett is a millionaire who earned her money after winning a beauty pageant.
Isabella has set up a kid’s jewelry and makeup line which was ranked in $1 million in 2012.

Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Women more attracted to men with large genitals – Study

Previous studies on women’s preferences for male genital size have been mixed, and even though it is the men who typically worry about the size of their own genitals, it is not unusual for women to prefer large-size male genitalia, even if it is up to a point.
But scientists have always argued that the old studies relied on questionnaires, which they say may not always provide honest answers.
However, it is now scientifically proven that size does, indeed, matter significantly because women tend to be more attracted to men with large genitals.

Nigeria: Stop Corruption With Impunity, Sultan, Onaiyekan Tell Jonathan


Abuja — Three Nigerian leaders, yesterday, examined the problems facing the nation and concluded that corruption with impunity was the major challenge stifling the country's socio-economic advancement and stability.
The trio of Muhammad Sa 'ad Abubakar 111, the Sultan of Sokoto, John Cardinal Onaiyekan, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and the Niger State Governor, Dr. Babangida Aliyu, spoke at the 2013 Annual Conference and Award of Leadership Newspaper in Abuja.
While the Sultan and the Cardinal presented a joint address on how to rebuild Nigeria, Governor Aliyu served as the guest speaker at the ceremony, which conferred awards on eminent Nigerians, among them, Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State, who bagged the Leadership Governor of the Year.
The two clerics who frowned at the pervasive influence of corruption in the nation's polity, asked the government to take urgent steps to halt the malevolent trend if the nation must make progress in the comity of

The Iron Lady Many Won't Miss

She came, she saw, she conquered. That could be the way Margaret Hilda Thatcher would have liked to be remembered. The Iron Lady of British politics achieved the distinction of being the longest-serving prime minister of Britain since 1827. Her conservative politics led to the implementation of such radically-conservative policies as the poll tax. In her single-minded determination to reverse Britain's economic decline in the 1980s, she promoted policies based on monetarism, privatisation, deregulation, small government, lower taxes and free trade. She successfully crushed the influence of the hitherto powerful trade unions, privatised state-owned industries and fought a decisive war with Argentina to keep the Falkland Islands under the British flag.

Man allegedly kills friend over lover

CALABAR—  ONE Abraham Bepeh of  Betukwel community in Obubu Local Government Area of Cross River State, has been arrested  by the police for allegedly killing  his friend identified as Richard Beshel Mashok with whom he had been having a running battle over a lover, Miss Anna Ushie.
Abraham is now with the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID,  at the Police Headquarters, Diamond Hill in Calabar, where the Officer-in-Charge of homicide, Mr. Joseph Inuyashe, said he was to explain why he killed the deceased.

CAN U-17 Championship: World Cup Ticket Beckons on Eaglets

*Ready for Junior Elephants today*
 Golden Eaglets go into Wednesday's second West African derby against the Junior Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire at the on-going CAF Under-17 Championships in Morocco with a place at the FIFA World Cup in UAE later in the year on their minds. A win automatically guarantees the Eaglets passage to the global stage.
Nigeria leads group B of the tournament after beating Ghana 6-1 win on Sunday while both Cote d’Ivoire and Congo cancelled themselves out in a 1-1 draw.

Warri Wolves: We Have No Deal with Enugu Rangers on Mba, Agbim

Warri Wolves said Tuesday night that it has not entered into any negotiation with Enugu Rangers to let go Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations stars, Sunday Mba and Chigozie Agbim, despite claims that  the duo are going to be let off the hook by the Delta State owned club soon.

Finally, Mourinho accepts to be Chelsea manager

The wait is over. After months of speculation, Jose Mourinho has agreed to return to the Chelsea hot-seat next season according to the Daily Star.
And the current Real Madrid manager has already drawn up a list of transfer targets to help the Blues return to the top of the Premier League – headlined by strikers Hulk and Radamel Falcao.

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

Fashola to lift ban on religious activities in schools


Lagos State government is considering lifting the ban placed on religious activities in primary schools in the state, even as Governor Babatunde Fashola said the citizens must cooperate with security agencies for effective security.
Fashola, who disclosed this, yesterday, during a courtesy visit by members of the Anglican Communion, Diocese of Lagos West, led by the outgoing Bishop, Rt. Rev. Peter Adebiyi, argued that every major city in the world had its own black spot.
He said: “I assure you that we will do something on the ban placed on religious studies in our public schools.”
“I could not agree anymore with the claim about the suggestion to improve the moral content of learning. And this relates with the issue we have also raised at our weekly executive meeting today (yesterday) that the most intelligent person has no learning if he or she has no compassion and fear for God.”

Boston Marathon Bombings: 3 dead, 144 wounded as witnesses describe horror





It was a gruesome end to what should have been a celebration of triumph. One man’s legs were instantly blown off, yet he kept trying to stand up.
Exhausted marathoners had to muscle the energy to flee the bloody scene. And more than 140 people were hospitalized, some in critical condition.

Nigerian Housewife Eucharia Onuorah Sent To Prison For Faking Rape

A 45-year old woman, Mrs Eucharia Onuorah, has been arrested and charged to court for allegedly making a false claim that a young man, Daniel Chile, raped her in their Mushin home, Lagos State, southwest Nigeria.
She was charged before Isolo Magistrate’s court, Lagos with false accusation after her alleged failed attempt to lure Chile, her neighbour, into sex.


Boko Haram Members Slit Throats Of WAEC Students And Principal In Borno State

Monguno Local Government Area of Borno State is about putting behind it the recent killing of six secondary school teachers, including a principal, the local government was again plunged into mourning as many students were, on Saturday, murdered in cold blood by some gunmen suspected to be members of the Jama’atul Ahlis Sunnah Lid’ Awati, also known as Boko Haram.


Girl At Ogun Orphanage Reveals Owner Started Raping Her At 10

Female inmates at the Light of Hope Orphanage describe how the owner of the orphanage allegedly raped them repeatedly. From the outside, the Light of Hope Orphanage in Akute area of Ogun State looks like every other orphange.
The facility which was founded in 1996 by Mr. Olatayo Atunde receives donations from multinational companies, non-governmental organisations, and other concerned members of the public. The orphanage, also has a nursery and primary school within the premises.

18 Arrested In Connection With Attack On Police Station In Kaduna

The Kaduna State Police Command on Monday said that it has arrested 18 armed bandits in connection with the bombing of a police station in Birnin Gwari Local Government Area of the state.
Some of the suspects are immigrants from some African countries such as Chad, Niger Republic and Cameroun who specialized in stealing cows belonging to Fulani herdsmen.
The state police Commissioner, Olufemi Adenaike who said the suspects were nabbed in their hideouts inside the forest, added that it took the joint efforts of policemen and soldiers to effect the arrests.

Monday, 15 April 2013

3 Nigerian footballers caught age cheating

Reports from Morocco, venue of the African U-17 Championship Saturday evening said that three players of the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have failed the MRI test conducted by the Confederation of African Football, CAF on all the players playing in the competition.
MRI test, which can accurately determine the ages of players, conducted on Friday showed that two defenders and a striker were above the age limit for the competition.
The affected players are Wilfred Onyinye Ndidi (Nath FC, Lagos), Ibrahim Abdullahi (Sardauna Academy, Kano) and Emmanuel Asadu (Amuneke Academy).

Saturday, 13 April 2013

6 Year-Old Girl Narrates How Three Men Defile Her While Her 2 Year Old Cousin Watched | Digitalk World


“My uncle (her aunt’s husband) and I were going to the shop. ‘Oluwatobi saw us. He then greeted my uncle. I also greeted him.
“ But the next day, my uncle told me to stay at home and do my home work. My uncle

“Boko Haram Will Stop Killing, If Jonathan Doesn’t Run For Presidency In 2015″


The President of Ondo State Unification of Cherubim and Seraphim, Primate Ademisokun Turton has stated that the incessant killings by the outlawed Islamic sect,Boko Haram will come to an end as soon as President Goodluck Jonathan discloses his 2015 political ambition.
 The cleric said this in Akure, Ondo state capital at the inauguration of the Unification of the Churches in the state that the insecurity situation in Nigeria will come to an end the moment President Goodluck Jonathan makes it public that he is not re-contesting in 2015.

You can now send money on Facebook using GTBank (LOOK)



Guaranty Trust Bank Plc has yet again raised the service bar for Nigerian banks with the unveiling of its ‘Social Banking’ service on Facebook which allows the public open GTB accounts via their Facebook account.

The new offering which is the first of its kind by any Nigerian Bank allows GTBank Social Account holders transfer money, purchase airtime, pay bills, and confirm their account balance on Facebook.
Speaking at the launch of the social banking platform, the Managing Director and Chief Executive of the bank, Mr Segun Agbaje said the bank is committed to ensuring its stakeholders perform financial transactions at their convenience and would continue to introduce safe and novel alternative channels for them to do so.
He further confirmed that the Social Account is different from having a regular GTBank account as it enables people perform banking activities like money transfers, airtime purchases and bills payments while on Facebook.

Friday, 12 April 2013

$81,500 returned: Two teenagers give tens of thousands back to elderly man


Two Norwegian boys win the good deed of the month award as they returned $81,500 to the person that lost it. The Epoch Times reported on Thursday, April 11, 2013, that the money was found in a bag on a train and the $81,500 returned to the elderly passenger that left it.

"When I opened the bag, the first thing I saw were these wads and wads of bills,” one of the teens, named Bendik, was quoted by AFP as saying.
“My first thought was to call the police,” he said.

Pastor Bans Church Members From Reading Bible Using IPAD And Blackberry

Popular televangelist and general overseer of the Promised Land Ministries, 

Pastor Seyi Ogunorunyinka has banned his congregation from studying the scripture with the aid of blackerry, ipad, iphone or other items of luxury.

Lagos Bus Conductors To Wear Uniform


Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria, BCAN, Lagos State chapter, has finally unveiled uniforms for commuter bus drivers and conductors in the state and other states across Nigeria.
The official unveiling of the proposed uniform took place Thursday during the inauguration of executives of Lagos State chapter of BCAN held at the Suites Supremo Hotel in Obadore, Akesan, Lagos state, South West, Nigeria.
According to the National Publicity Secretary of the association, Mr Francis Odinukaeze, all commuter bus drivers and conductors in Lagos state and other states of the federation would soon begin to wear the new uniforms and badges in line with the provision of the traffic law.
He explained further the need to sanitise commercial road transportation in Lagos state and other states of the federation so that registered operators in the sector could be proud of their job while quacks would be eliminated was the reason behind the new uniform.

Security Operatives Arrest 251 Aliens In Lagos


According to her, those arrested were being screened.DSP Ngozi Braide, the Lagos State Police Command’s spokesperson, who confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday, said that the raid was jointly carried out by men of the Nigerian Army, Navy, Police and the State Security Service.
Braide said that the aim was to rid Lagos of aliens who had no justification to be there, as part of efforts to enhance security in the state.
The spokesperson could, however, not confirm whether arms were recovered during the raid.

Man Impregnates Two Daughters, Attempts defiling Third.



A 58-year-old man from Agbura community, Yenagoa Local Government, Bayelsa State was on Thursday arrested by the police for allegedly impregnating his two daughters.



The suspect, whose name was not disclosed, was also said to have attempted to r*pe his third daughter.

The 14-year-old daughter, a student of the Community Secondary School, Agbura, was said to have reported the s*xual harassment by her father to the school counsellor during a guardian and counselling session.

Couple Caught Having A Nice Time In Car Minutes After Leaving Church



Georgia couple Jamel Grant, 26, and Michel Felix Casas, 21, were busted having s*x in their parked Nissan 350Z just minutes after leaving an Easter Sunday church service.
Cops say they caught Casas performing oral s*x on Grant in the front driver’s seat of the car they’d parked up in the Kroger Grocery Store lot, in Gwinnett County, just before midnight.
Grant was unclad from the waist down and Casas’ breasts were exposed. There was also a strong smell of marijuana.

Lagos To Unveil First Traffic Video On Motorists In Africa



Lagos State Government has concluded arrangements to unveil the first multi-lingual traffic video in Africa to ensure the safety of citizens on the highway.

The unveiling of the video by Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, is to take place in Lagos, on Wednesday next week.
Chief Executive Officer, Lagos State Drivers’ Institute, Mr. Peter Oyedokun, said the video was designed to retrain drivers on driving skills, proper usage of the road and traffic signals.
Oyedokun spoke at the preview of the Defensive Driving Video in Lagos on Thursday.
He said, “This video would provide an avenue where drivers can learn driving skills, and how to drive correctly on the road.
“They would be retrained on proper use of the highway and the things expected of them while driving.”

UEFA DRAW FOR CHAMPIONS LEAGE AND EUROPA


BAYERN MUNCHEN VS BARCELONA
  REAL MADRID VS BORUSSIA DORTMUND

Thursday, 11 April 2013

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Darkness Spreads Nationwide As Fresh Egbin Collapse Cuts Electricity Supply By 421MW

A major system collapse at the Egbin power station has depleted the facility’s electricity production level from 900 megawatts to 479 megawatts, a top official said on Tuesday, indicating more troubles for the nation’s faltering power supply


Current national generation stands at 2,868.4 megawatts, away from February’s peak value of 4, 350 megawatts. Nigeria is estimated to require over 10,000 megawatts to guarantee stable electricity across the country
The News Agency of Nigeria quotes an unnamed official of Egbin station as saying that a major failure occurred at the plant on Tuesday, reducing the plant’s output by nearly half.
It is not clear how long the problem will last, and the official gave no further detail of the nature of the failure.
But NAN quotes Mike Uzoigwe, the Chief Executive Officer of the station, as saying on Wednesday that there would be more power outages arising from system collapse during the raining season. He said system collapse was always rampant during the raining season.

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Man City boss Mancini: We proved Man Utd not 15 points better

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini says they've proved to Manchester United they're not a 15 point better team after victory last night.
While winning the FA Cup would bring City handsome consolation after their apparent failure to defend the title, a review of why they have failed to achieve their prime objectives will still be undertaken.
Mancini feels City proved with their defeat of United they are capable of challenging for title glory again next season.
Mancini said: "We need to continue to play like this for next season.
"We have two or three months where we can work well, where we can improve our team.
"I think we showed tonight we can't be 15 points behind.
"But we can say United won a lot of games. They lost their last game against Norwich a long time ago and they deserve to win this title, for sure."

High Consumption Of Noodles, Paracetamol Dangerous To Health – Pharmacists Say

The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, has cautioned against unrestrained consumption of foods such as noodles which are high in salt content, and drugs such as paracetamol that contain sodium, as a way of effectively addressing risk factors for high blood pressure or hypertension.
President, PSN, Pharm. Olumide Akintayo gave the warning in a statement to mark the World Health Day which held on April 7.
“The risk of developing high blood pressure can be reduced by reducing salt intake, eating a balanced diet, avoiding harmful use of alcohol, taking regular physical activity, maintaining a healthy body weight, and avoiding tobacco use,” Akintayo said.
He also observed that reduction of hypertension in the Nigerian population can only be effected through strong public health policies such as reduction of salt in processed food and widely available diagnosis and treatment that tackle hypertension and other risk factors together.
“The Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, PSN, admonishes the consuming public on dietary patterns which is critical in hypertension. Some popular diets like some brands of noodles account for 61 percent of daily salt requirement in the smallest packs.
“Newly promoted brands of soluble paracetamol with about 450mg of sodium per tablet which transcends 2.7g daily when six tabs are taken a day will be inimical to the health of hypertensives and so call for caution,” Akintayo said.

Monday, 8 April 2013

Police Arrest Five Suspected NITEL Cable Thieves

Police have arrested five persons said to be specialists in vandalizing and stealing telecommunication cables belonging to Nigerian Telecommunications Limited, NITEL, within Lagos Island and its environs.
In separate arrests by policemen attached to Dolphin Estate Police Station and Anti-Robbery Policemen from Area ‘A’ Police Command, the suspects identified as Eze David, Iluwa Ubah, Oyebuchi Nwodom, Femi David and Michael Okoki, who are members of a large syndicate that vandalizes underground telecommunication cables from various manholes within Ikoyi, Victoria Island, Surelere, Isolo and LagosIsland, were caught with several cables belonging to NITEL.
One of the suspects, Femi David, said to have been arrested with over 117 pieces of short cables in his confession said that they usual melt the cables into copper before disposing of them.

PHCN: Lagos Community Gets Power After 21 Years Of Darkness

The joy of the people of Agura community in Ikorodu, Lagos State, knew no bounds on Wednesday when light shone for the first time after 21 years of darkness.


The dream of the community was actualised when the member representing Ikorodu Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, inaugurated the transformers she donated to them.
Beside Agura, eight other communities benefitted from the lawmaker’s gift of 15 transformers, which had already been installed.
Other beneficiary communities were Ijede, Ikorodu, Solomade, Imota, Aga, Mowonla, Igbopa, Igangbe and Okoitan.
The communities also benefitted from no fewer than 15 solar-powered boreholes.
Chairman of the Community Development Association in Agura, Chief Saliu Erubami, described Dabiri-Erewa as a worthy ambassador.

Russian Billionaire Plans To Make Humans Immortal By 2045

A Russian billionaire has unveiled plans to make humans immortal by converting them into “Terminator-style” cyborgs – a creature that’s part human and part machine – within the next three decades.

Thirty two-year-old mogul, Dmitry Itskov has been pushing the project forward since 2011 when he founded the 2045 Initiative.
His ultimate goal is to transfer a person’s mind or consciousness from a living brain into a machine with that its personality and memories intact.
The so called “Cyborg” will have no physical form, and exist in a network similar to the Internet and be able to travel at the speed of light all over the Earth, or even into the space.
Itskov’s first highly ambitious goal, called Avatar A, involves a person controlling a robotic human replica through a brain-machine interface (BMI), a technology that already exists.
The deadline for this first stage is set for 2020. The Avatar B, due in 2025, would involve transplanting a human brain into an artificial body “at the end of one’s life.”
Next in line is the Avatar C, that rolls around in 2035, that would also involve a human-machine brain transplant, but with all personality intact.
Itskov hopes the Initiative will have learned enough about the human mind to free it completely from physical form finally, by 2045.

Man Caught With Charms Inside Lagos Church

A man has been arrested by the police at the Maroko Police Division, Lekki, Lagos, for allegedly entering the Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of David, situated on Muri Okunola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos with charms strapped to his waist.
Ali Haruna was arraigned before an Igbosere Magistrate Court on one-count charge of illegally entering a church with charms.
The 25-year-old Kano State indigene was allegedly told the police during interrogation that he entered the church to pray to God. He however could not give satisfactory answers when asked what he was doing in a church with charms strapped to his waist.
The church members suspected him to have entered the church to perpetrate evil as they claimed never to have seen him around before.

Saturday, 6 April 2013

Professor Slumps, Dies In His Office After Returning From Lecture

A very bad mixed with good news......The university community of Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, Edo State was on Thursday thrown into mourning after Professor Solomon Momoh of the Institute of Education slumped and died in his office.
The professor, it was gathered, had just returned from a lecture hall when he collapsed as he was entering his office, with all effort at reviving him failing, as he died before he could receive any medical attention.
It was mixed feelings for the university community as news came that Professor Celestina Isiramen, another lecturer in the university who was abducted by unknown gunmen had regained her freedom, just as they mourn Momoh.

3 Men Caught With A Box Of Fake Dollars

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fake, faker, fakest...............The police at Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, Ikeja, Lagos State, have arrested three suspected fraudsters who dupe unsuspecting members of the public using fake dollars and a fake Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, certificate.
Olasende Akinsiku, 40, Abiodun Akiniyi, 35, and Tajudeen Lasisi, 40, were arrested following a complaint by a retired Major General to the officer in charge of SARS, Abba Kyari, that he was swindled by the arrested suspects.

Akinsiku, an Ondo state indigene, told newsmen that they tell their victims that the dollars were stolen from their place of work and they wanted to convert it into naira at a cheap rate. He said that this way, the victims will not suspect that the dollar notes were fake.
Akinsiku who is a graphic artist explained further that he was introduced into the crime by his friend, Abiodun alias Tokunbo Babatunde, the owner of the machine they use to print the fake dollars.
In order to make the dollars which were neatly packed in a small steel box look real, the group forged a CBN certificate which has the inscription ‘Vol: $2.5 million’, ‘domination’ — mixed, Grade A. One, and ‘consignee’ the name of the retired general.



PHOTO: Charly Boy Sleeping In His Casket

The Area Fada is at it again. Some days ago he posted a photo of his casket on his instagram page, this time is a photo of him sleeping inside his casket with caption ” It is so peaceful here, so crazy out there. hummmm!!!.

See another photo below

Friday, 5 April 2013

Nigeria versus Kenya (140 Characters Dillema)

UNBELIEVABLE.........‘Somebody tell Kenya’ or ‘Somebody tell Nigeria’. The match between the Harambee stars of Kenya and the Super eagles of Nigeria turned into a twifight on twitter prior to kickoff. The battle purportedly started after a picture was posted on twitter, suggesting a shabby treatment of the Kenyan squad in the hands of Nigerian football officials. The battle which begun with just some few followers went on into its hundreds and thousands with hash tags #somebodytellkenya and #somebodytellnigeria. This issue was reported to have gained a worldwide trend when twitter followers from parts of Europe, America, and Asia added few more comments.
In recent times, twitter has been an avenue for players, fanatics, even officials to express views and opinions. As a result, we’ve had both pre- match and post- match twitter wars, commonly referred to as twifight. With the ongoing debate on the role of social media in sports reportage and its effect on credibility, one may wonder if such words as ‘twifight’ will ever make it into the English dictionary. However, the social media have succeeded in bringing sports to their beloved fans amidst the looming questions of credibility. For sure, the Harambee stars had their training sessions on the pitch of the Calabar state university, yet there was no fuss over that. Made their way in and around the state on a transit bus, now that’s the fuss. According to the Kenyans, the last time the Super Eagles touched down in Nairobi they had a coach, and thinks the Football governing body must have treated them inconsequentially.
According to Wikipedia, a Coach is a type of bus used for conveying passengers on excursions and on longer distance intercity bus service between cities- or even between countries. I have seen the NFF made provisions for such on numerous occasions when distance is of the essence. The underlying issues of the pre- match twitter war prior to March 23RD, 2013 must have been overhyped as a result of too many idle talks. Calabar is a home of tourism and I believe the Kenyans had the best hotel in the state for accommodation; meanwhile there was no fuss over that.
Can somebody tell these tweeps the football match was played but not won? It ended one goal apiece, with the super eagles securing a dying minute goal. The return leg match will now be played on Wednesday June 5TH and not Saturday June 9TH, at Moi Kasarani. The Super Eagles leaves for Nairobi on June 1ST, and should depart June 6TH, for the confederations cup slated for Brazil June 15TH. Nothing is for sure as for another return leg match battle on twitter. One thing is for sure Kenyans and Nigerians are allies not enemies, friends not foes. Somebody tell Nigerians the Kenyans are hard nut to crack on their home soil. Somebody tell Kenyans the battle is far from over.

Scrapping Of NECO A Great Setback For The Country – NECO Workers, Others

School palava again ..................The workers of the National Examination Council, on Thursday, appealed to the Federal Government not to scrap the examination body, as workers were reported to be wondering what their fate will be if the government eventually implements the plan.
Reports on Wednesday said the Federal Government had decided to implement the recommendations of the Oronsaye-Panel that listed NECO among 38 federal agencies that would be scrapped or merged with others. The Federal Government had not confirmed or denied the planned action though, but there was palpable tension in NECO on Thursday.
A senior official, who pleaded anonymity because he was not permitted to speak to the press, told Vanguard there was no wisdom behind the attempt to scrap NECO.
“Let’s look at it this way: Britain is not up to half the size of Nigeria and it has about eight examination bodies. How then can Nigeria have only examination body?
“Secondly, why lump us with the West African Examination Council? WAEC does not belong to Nigeria, so what does the country stand to gain by handing over structures of NECO to WAEC?
“Thirdly, how possible is it for WAEC, or any examination body for that matter, to organise one SSCE in November and organise another one two months later, when they have not released the result of the one conducted in November?.
“Again, we should not be in a hurry to forget when Nigerian candidates suffered untold hardship in the hands of WAEC, which led to the birth of NECO.

Thursday, 4 April 2013

JTF To MEND: We’re Ready For You

We need God intervention..............The Joint Task Force (JTF) in the Niger Delta codenamed Operation Pulo (oil) Shield, has advised the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) to shelve its planned resumption of hostilities as its men had been adequately mobilised to tackle any upheaval.
MEND had yesterday threatened to resume hostilities in the oil-rich Niger Delta over the 24-year jail term slammed on its leader, Mr Henry Okah, in South Africa.
JTF spokesman Lt.-Col. Onyema Nwachukwu, who reacted to the militant group’s threat to resume an indefinite hostility tomorrow, said there was no justification for arms struggle in a free environment.
Lt.-Col. Nwachukwu, in a statement yesterday said: “Operation Pulo Shield has got wind of the threat, prior to the issuance of the statement today (yesterday) by some persons parading themselves as MEND.

Two University Students, One Other Drown In Dam Celebrating Easter

ho my God...chai.....Three people, including two students of the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University, Bauchi got drowned in Gubi dam, Ganjuwa Local Government Area of Bauchi State.
Sources say the sad incident happened when some students of the university who were on a short break came to the dam to hold a party to mark the Easter festival. It was learnt that one of the students decided to swim in the dam and got drowned.
In an attempt to save the life of his drowning colleague, a second student also drowned.
Things got worse as a third person jumped in trying to save the two students who drowned, but he also got drowned.
Some of the residents who spoke to newsmen revealed that many people had lost their lives in the dam in the past, and wondered why people still swam there.