Thursday, 24 July 2014

Air Algeire flight AH5017 crashes in Niger, all 116 passengers feared dead

An Air Algerie flight en route to Algiers from Burkina Faso has disappeared from the radar today.


The disappeared Air Algerie flight AH5017 has crashed in Niger after flying through violent storms, it has been confirmed.

Algerian television station Elnahar confirmed the plane went down due to bad weather. The region was badly affected by violent storms and it was earlier said the plane was rerouted while it was flying over Mali.

Amaechi’s LG Tour a Political Masterstroke - APC

...Accuses PDP of naivety

Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has been commended for embarking upon a ‘Meet the People Tour’ of the 23 Local Government Areas of the state with a view to assessing the impact or otherwise his government has made in various communities. The commendation was made by the State Chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), which described it as a political masterstroke.

“This is yet another big plus for Governor Amaechi, who already has various remarkable feats to his credit. His decision to embark upon this tour demonstrates that he knows his onions as far as governance is concerned. It is, to say the least, a political masterstroke as it has further endeared him, his administration and the All Progressives Congress to the people of the grassroots,” APC said in a statement issued Wednesday in Port Harcourt by the State Chairman, Dr. Davies Ibiamu Ikanya.

Open Heavens 2014: Thursday July 24, daily devotion by Pastor E. A. Adeboye ACTIVATE YOUR FAITH

Topic: ACTIVATE YOUR FAITH [Thursday July 24, 2014]


The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace. Exodus 14:14

Read: Exodus 14:13-14
13 And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the LORD, which he will shew to you to day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever. 
14 The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Photos: President Jonathan and Sanusi meet in Abuja

President Goodluck Jonathan and former Central bank Governor/newly installed Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi met at the Presidential Villa in Abuja today to break the Ramadan fast with the President.

The reconciliation of the two parties was brokered by the Sultan of Sokoto, Saa’ad Abubakar.

Kanye West leaves Kim Kardashian after just 58 days of marriage?

Kanye West has reportedly left Kim Kardashian after only 58 days of marriage.

Below is how In Touch reported the story:

“Kim Kardashian is desperate to save face as Kanye West abandons her just weeks after their wedding. Kim Kardashian has made a career out of flaunting her perfect life.”

Kaduna blasts: Death toll rises to 90 as Buhari narrowly escapes attack

About 90 people were killed on Wednesday in two bombings in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna targeting opposition leader and former president Muhammadu Buhari at a busy market and a moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer.

The attacks bore the hallmarks of Islamist group Boko Haram but may also have been linked to politics ahead of 2015′s elections.

"They wanted to assassinate me" - Buhari speaks on Kaduna blast targeting him

Former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, has explained how he narrowly escaped a bomb attack in Kaduna, northern Nigeria, on Wednesday, 23 July, 2014.

According to a short statement released by Buhari, he said he was the target of the bomber.

Video: Don Jazzy and Mavin artists - Dorobucci

Directed by Nick Roux of Molotov Cocktail Productions, the visuals to the smashing hit single produced by Don Jazzy is finally here. The Hip video is set in South Africa and stars the hit making Mavin crew; Don Jazzy, Tiwa Savage, Dr Sid, D Prince, Korede Bello, DiJa and Reekado Banks.

The Body of the technician who died in Mi-15 crash is missing - Defence ministry

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters says the body of the technician who was killed in the Airforce Mi-35 crash on Monday in Bama, Borno state is missing.

A statement on their website reads...

US missionary admits to raping young children at Kenyan orphanage

Matthew Durham

According to KTLA, a US teenager faces a possible life in prison sentence after authorities say they learned about shocking crimes he allegedly committed on an African mission trip.

The suspect was volunteering at a Kenyan children’s home when he allegedly raped and molested a number of young children between the ages of four and nine.

President Jonathan swears in Osita Chidoka as Minister Of Aviation

Osita Chidoka

President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday swear in the former Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Mr. Osita Chidoka, as the new Minister of Aviation. He also named Dr. Suleman Abubakar, a former lecturer at the University of Abuja, as the Minister of National Planning and Deputy Chairman of the National Planning Commission.

Jonathan made the announcement after the swearing in of the two new ministers shortly before the commencement of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting.

Kaymu, Lamudi, Carmudi and Hellofood MDs on Technology Innovation Gap at Tech4Africa

(L-R) Obi Ejimofo Lamudi MD, Evangeline Wiles Kaymu Deputy MD, Christian Keller Carmudi MD, James Gibson Hellofood Country Manager.jpg
Lagos, Nigeria: July 23nd, 2014 
Beyond the coding-from execution to innovation was the topic of the iHub hosted Tech4Africa event held on Friday July 18th 2014 which featured key players in the e-commerce industry.

Commenting on the topic, Evangeline Wiles Deputy MD of Kaymu, who was speaking on a panel with fellow MDs of Africa Internet Holding (AIH) backed ventures, Obi Ejimofo of Lamudi, James Gibson of Hellofood and Christian Keller of Carmudi stated that innovation is about identifying a unique solution to an existing need.

Orji Uzor Kalu in Forbes Magazine: The Nigerian millionaire who wants to negotiate with Boko Haram

Orji Uzor Kalu

When Orji Uzor Kalu, jet-setting Nigerian businessman and controversial politician is in Abuja, he usually spends most of his time at his sprawling mansion, which is located a few minutes’ drive away from the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, the official residence of Nigeria’s President. It’s easily one of the most glamorous homes in Nigeria, and even comes with its own church.

The house is a Mecca of sorts. Highflying politicians, senior executives at his conglomerate, diplomats, private bankers and hangers-on typically have to wait for hours to get an audience with the man. When I meet him on a crisp afternoon in May, he’s relaxing his frame on a couch in the dining room, chatting with senior executives from one of his companies.

Gunmen in Church: Mob set armed robber ablaze in warri

A suspected armed robber was set ablaze by a mob for robbing members of a church at gun point in Warri, Delta State. The suspect and two others had stormed the church located in the busy Kolokolo area of Warri and dispossessed worshippers of their valuables.

Sources told Daily Sun that the bandits shot severally into the air, ordering everybody to lie face down and dispossessed them of their money, GSM handsets as well as the offering.

FRSC to enforce new drivers’ licence, number plate, August 1


Lagos – The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) on Tuesday said it would begin enforcement of the new drivers’ licence and number plate on Aug 1.

The Lagos State Sector Commander, Mr Chidi Nkwonta, said that the decision followed the new court judgment.

Nigeria 2015 Election: People without permanent voter card ineligible to vote

Selina Okoh, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Imo, said INEC has decided that only those who have Permanent Voter Card (PVC), would be eligible to vote in 2015 general elections.

Okoh made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Owerri on Tuesday.

My husband can't divorce me because he made love to me today – Housewife tells court

woman in court

There was a mild drama at Ejigbo Customary Court in Lagos State on Monday when a housewife, Mariam Jimoh rejected the divorce suit instituted against her by her husband, Sunday, insisting that they must continue with their 10-year old marriage.

Mariam was dragged to court by her husband, an indigene of Oyo State, seeking for the dissolution of their 10 years old marriage because, according to him, he no longer loved her.

Robbers invade hospital, rape patients


Pandemonium rocked the General Hospital, Agbarho in Ughelli North Local Government Area of Delta State at the weekend when armed robbers unleashed hell on patients and workers.

It was gathered that the robbers, for the umpteenth time, in the hospital raped patients and female workers before carting away their belongings including cash, GSM handsets and other valuables.

Rapper Souljaboy caught in the act with fake bundles of dollars

Rapper Souljaboy some hours ago showed off these bundles of dollars on his Instagram and Vine pages.

Dude was thinking NO ONE would notice that! Look close.. you see it right?

After 100 Days: Our girls are still with Boko Haram's Shekau


April 14 came with both shock and disbelief. Boko Haram terrorists had bombed Nyanya in Abuja early in the day, killing more than 100 innocent souls. When the news of missing girls came about 15 hours later, not many, including those in the Presidency, believed it was true. But, like thieves in the night that they are, the terrorists did steal 276 girls from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, on 4-14.

The school authorities had said the missing girls were 120. The number kept climbing with more discoveries until it hit 276. About 57 of the captives have been able to escape from the evil men that have been spreading blood and tears across the country.