Monday, 18 January 2016

First case of Lassa fever recorded in Ekiti

The first case of Lassa fever has been reported in Ekiti state. The state Commissioner for Health, Dr Olurotimi Ojo, who made this known to newsmen in Ado-Ekiti today January 18th, said the index case which involves a student nurse was confirmed over the weekend.
 “Over the weekend, the state confirmed a case of Lassa fever that is being managed at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido Ekiti.

Spike lee, Jada Pinkett and others debates boycotting the Oscars over only white actors being nominated

For the second year in a row, the Academy has only nominated white actors and Jada Pinkett Smith 44 year old actress , spike lee and a few entertainers are boycottig this years Oscar award after calling it " The White Oscars becasue of the way black actors and producers are sidelined by the Academy this year .

Spike Lee wrote on his instagram page ,

"It's No Coincidence I'm Writing This As We Celebrate The 30th Anniversary Of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday. Dr. King Said "There Comes A Time When

Jimoh Ibrahim sacks MD on live TV over unpaid workers’ protest

Jimoh Ibrahim and his senior management staff at a lecture in Abuja which was almost disrupted by unpaid workers on Monday, 18 Jan. 2016
The Group Managing Director of Energy Group, Jimoh Ibrahim, did the unthinkable Monday when he sacked Bolu Afolayan, the Managing Director of one of his companies, Newswatch Media Ltd. during a live TV broadcast in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.
This followed a prostest by some members of Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, at the 5th Energy Group GMD Conference held at the Nicon Luxury Hotel, Abuja.
After announcing the sack of Afolayan, who is said to be Ibrahim’s friend, he went on to appoint on the spot Mr. Demola Abimboye as the new managing director.

Unpaid workers storm Jimoh Ibrahim’s lecture

Jimoh Ibrahim.Jimoh Ibrahim.
Some unpaid workers stormed the Abuja venue of the Energy Group 5th GMD Lecture Monday while the programme was being aired live on TV.
Jimoh Ibrahim, the Group Managing Director of the Energy Group, was delivering a lecture when some of his employees stormed the venue.
The aggrieved employees, one of them with megaphone, chanted “all we are saying, pay us our salaries”.
An obviously embarrassed Ibrahim told the protesting members of staff that he had heard them and pleaded with them to leave the hall where the lecture was taking place in the presence of some senior managers of his companies.

EFCC alerts public over fake Magu Facebook account

Acting EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC wishes to alert the general public about the activities of some unscrupulous elements who have opened fake Facebook accounts in the name of the acting Chairman of the Commission, Ibrahim Mustafa Magu.
The two accounts are, and have become platform for various unwholesome activities including solicitation for gratification and influence peddling using the name of the EFCC boss.

Fire razes student’s hostel in Anambra

Fire razes student’s hostel in Anambra
No fewer than 80 students have been displaced from their boarding house accommodation at the Don Bosco Secondary School and Youth Centre, Obolo Obosi, near Onitsha following a fire incident.
The Rector of the school, Charlse Uzoeto, who conducted journalists around the charred remains of the hostel on Sunday, said the fire broke out while the students and teachers were in school.Mr. Uzoeto said the students had been sent back to their parents following an agreement

How to ignore everyone on WhatsApp - and get away with it

Not everyone appreciates the ‘read receipts’ that accompany Whatsapp messages.
While the blue ticks helpfully indicate whether a message has been opened and read - they also make it incredibly difficult for the recipient to ignore the sender without them realising.
Not to worry.You can now switch off read receipts on Whatsapp using this simple method:

Jonathan ran CBN like Idi-Amin – Soludo

Former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Charles Soludo, has said former President Goodluck Jonathan ran the apex bank like the former Uganda dictator, Idi-Amin. Speaking in an interview in the current Business Edition of The Interview, Soludo described the recent revelations from the arms deal scandal as startling. He said the Central bank under the last administration was “the ATM of the Presidency,”.

Nollywood actor RMD , shows the world his two beautiful daughters

He shared the photo on his Instagram page and wrote "My Tag team#daddy'sgirls# proud dad"...Handsome man , aging very well .

Wanted Tompolo, writes letter to Pres. Buhari says he is Innocent .

Government Ekpemupolo also known as Tompolo

Here is the unedited open letter wanted former Niger Delta warlod, Tompolo sent to President Muhammadu Buhari:

His Excellency,Muhammadu Buhari
President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,State House,Abuja.

Sir,Beware of Some of Your Party Members in Bayelsa and Delta States
I wish to inform you that,it has come to my knowledge that,the leader of your party and governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress,APC in Bayelsa and a few young men from Warri South West LGA of Delta State,who joined the party from the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP,after the 2015 presidential election are hell bent on linking me to the renewed vandalization of oil facilities in the Niger Delta region,whereas they are the ones carrying out the act to smear my name.

Falana to Buhari: Grant presidential pardon to convicted soldiers

Femi Falana, SAN

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has written an open letter to Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari asking for presidential pardon for all convicted members of the armed forces.
Falana who defended the soldiers accused of mutiny in court, explained to Buhari that at the trials the only “offence” proved against the accused soldiers was that they had the temerity to demand for weapons to fight the well armed terrorists. But the soldiers whose cases were handled by us anchored their defence on Section 179 of the Armed Forces Act, Cap A20, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 which permits “a soldier, rating or aircraftman to make a complaint to his commanding officer and that he shall not be penalised for having made a complaint”.

READ Falana’s letter to President Buhari below:

Mentally unstable woman gives birth to baby boy in Kaduna Market in broad day light

A mad woman named Hassana gave birth to a  baby boy in Kaduna Central Market, yesterday. Hassana reportedly delivered the baby in front of a bank adjacent the Kaduna State Media Corporation, KSMC, while hundreds of citizens watched her. Some women not wanting to let the woman's privates be shown in public despite her mentally deranged state, formed a circle round her in the market while she was delivering the baby boy.

2.1bn arms probe: Colonel opens lid on illicit deals by top officers

Dasuki Sambo

Indications emerged last night that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has received some  lead on how some of the indicted top serving and retired military officers looted the nation through fraudulent arms contract and direct diversion of funds meant for arms procurement.
It was revealed that the arrest and detention of a serving Colonel in the Nigerian Army in relation to the diversion of $2.1 billion meant for arms purchase in the Office of the National Security Adviser, exposed the illicit deals undertaken by the indicted officers.

2.1bn arms scandal: I spent my money on Jonathan’s campaign — Anenih


A former Chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT)  of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Tony Anenih, has given an insight into the controversial N260 million he received from the embattled former National Security Adviser (NSA), Colonel Sambo Dasuko (retd), during the Jonathan administration.
Anenih shed light on the money in a letter to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
The money is the subject of a probe by the EFCC as part of the investigation into the $2.1 billion arms money Dasuki allegedly disbursed for purposes other than security.

News Dino Melaye gives more details of how gunmen allegedly tried to kidnap, assassinate him

Senator Dino Melaye, representing Kogi West, has given more insight into how he escaped from gunmen who attacked him in Gwagwalada. Th...