Thursday, July 24, 2014

Death Toll Hit 82 In Yesterday's Kaduna Twin Bomb Blast

I'm sure you all have heard about the bomb explosion that hit Kaduna town yesterday with reports of several people killed and some injured. The bomb was reportedly targeting thousands of Muslims under the leadership of Sheik Dahiru Usman Bauchi, who were rounding off a Ramadan Tafsir in the square.

The incident occurred near Kano Motel along Alkali Road leading to Murtala Square, Kaduna and according to new reports at least 82 people have been confirmed dead in the yesterday bomb blast .

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Photo: Miley Cyrus Posts Topless Photo on Her Instagram to Debunk Death Hoax

Miley Cyrus death rumors started circulating online over the weekend, with scammers "reporting" on the hoax and some fans believing it, pointing out that Cyrus hadn't posted anything on social media in three days.

Well, the Miley drought is officially over -- not only is the "Bangerz" star alive, but she's topless in a desert. Just another day in the life of Miley.

The death hoax started with a click-grabbing scam on Facebook that read, "(SHOCKING) Miley Cyrus Found Dead in Her Los Angeles Home! Country singer Miley Cyrus found overdosed this afternoon in her Los Angeles home."

You'd think "country singer" would have been enough of a tip that whoever wrote this had no idea what they were talking about -- she only retains a slight country twang from her daddy Billy Cyrus -- but viral news needs no truth to spread.

Fortunately, Cyrus herself put the rumors to rest when she returned to Instagram, uploading a slew of pics, including one where she goes topless in the desert. But unlike Gaga, Miley's not ready to #FreeTheNipple just yet: She turned her back to the camera, unlike the more revealing Instagram shot she shared earlier this year.

Credit: Billboard

Fans React Over Beyonce & Jay Z Divorce Rumors

According to numerous reports, power couple Beyonce and Jay Z could be no more after their “On the Run” tour ends. Even a new report claims that power couple are staying married solely because they stand to make huge profits on tour together. 
Page Six were the ones who broke the story and they also claim that Jay Z and Beyonce have hired marriage counselors who are traveling with the couple on tour, according to a source.
“Despite the tens of millions [of dollars] the couple will pocket from the current tour, this will certainly be their last and the end of the tour could officially spell the end of the marriage,” the source tells Page Six.
Anyway,  some of their loyal fans who have expressed their feelings on Twitter seem to be taking the rumors really hard and personal. See some of the tweets after the jump...............

Friday, July 11, 2014

Photos: Kefee’s Candle Light Service In Benin

These are the official photos from Kefee’s candle light service that held yesterday in Benin. More pics after the jump.............

Screenshots: Epic Instagram Battle Between Venita Akpofure and her Fans

Some people have no reservations sha #VexingTins #EpicResponse

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Serena Williams Forced to pull out of Wimbledon Due to Illness

World number one, Serena WIlliams has pulled out of the on-going 2014 Wimbledon due to a viral illness. 

While warming up with her sister for a match against German/Swiss duo Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Voegele, a medic had to be called to the court because Serena was so ill. The world’s highest-ranked tennis star was crying on the side of the court because she was so upset and felt so sick!

After the game began, the umpire noticed Serena’s odd behavior and talked with she and her sister. After it became clear that a tearful Serena could not carry on, the five-times Wimbledon doubles champions conceded. Shortly after, the umpire told the crowd: “Ladies and gentlemen, unfortunately, Miss Williams has to retire,” according to Sports Illustrated Tennis. She was so ill she couldn’t even finish the match!

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Exclusive: Barcelona Forces Suarez to apologise after admiting biting Chiellini

Suarez, who was banned for nine international games and barred from all football-related activity for four months, vowed that there would never be another incident like it again.
"The truth is that my colleague Giorgio Chiellini suffered the physical result of a bite in the collision he suffered with me," a tweet from Suarez’s personal account read. 
"I deeply regret what occurred. I apologise to Giorgio Chiellini and the entire football family. I vow to the public that there will never again be another incident like [his bite]." 
Before now, Suarez had steadfastly denied biting Chiellini and even wrote a letter to FIFA saying he had simply lost his balance and fallen on the Italian.

Boko Haram Militants Burns Down Police Station in Borno

Boko Haram militants continue their daily rampage across northern Nigeria, as they invaded the Shani Local Government Area of Borno State. They have reportedly set ablaze the Divisional Police Station in Borno State late Monday afternoon.

The militants stormed the Divisional Police Station, among other nearby houses, including shops, and vehicles using Improvised Explosive Devices and petrol bombs, and had opened fire indiscriminately with policemen reportedly fleeing the scene.

Shani is located about 250 kilometers south of Maiduguri, which also shares a boundary with some parts of Taraba state.

BREAKING NEWS: Bomb blast rocks Maiduguri market

An explosion has occurred at the Maiduguri market near the Power Holding Company (NEPA) building.
The explosion was heard at about 8:20 a.m.
Many casualties may be recorded as the area is usually a crowded commercial centre.
An officer of the State Security Service confirmed the explosion to PREMIUM TIMES minutes after it occurred and emergency officials are said to be on their way to the explosion scene.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Khloe Kardashian & Sister, Kendall Jenner Call Their Mom Kris Jenner A ‘Whore’ On ‘KUWTK’

Calling your mother a “whore” is certainly not the way to talk about the woman who gave you life, but on the upcoming episode of Keeping Up With Kardashians, Khloe and Kendall call their mom just that! 

In the clip, Khloe and Kendall argue with their sister Kim about mom Kris cleaning up after Kendall’s dog. Kim was definitely on Team Kris, but Khloe and Kendall backed each other. Khloe thought that Kim and Kris were just “two peas in a pod,” while Kim thought Kendall should be thanking Kris for all she does. That’s when Khloe dropped the “whore” bomb. “Listen, if you whore yourself out that much and have six kids, you should have repercussions,” Khloe told Kim. Then Kendall backed her up with, “Yeah, that whore.”

After Khloe and Kendall called their mom a “whore,” Kim was understandably shocked.

Concerning the Kris diss, Kim told the tighter than ever sisters, “Well isn’t Kendall turning into a mini- Khloe?” It definitely seems to be looking that way! Kendall sure has Khloe’s brutally honest attitude, that’s for sure!

Photo: Kelly Rowland Debuts Her Bare Baby Bump During Meditation Session

Kelly shared the first photo of her baby bump on her Instagram account on Thursday, June 19. In the photo, Kelly appears to be meditating on a yoga mat at the gym.

Her growing baby bump is on display thanks to the fact that Kelly is wearing a sports bra, which leaves her abdomen uncovered.

One thing is for sure: Kelly looks absolutely gorgeous! Her new-mom glow is radiating off of her as she finds her inner peace. So beautiful!

Kelly first announced that she was pregnant by sharing a photo of two pairs of sneakers on Instagram. One pair presumably belonging to her husband, Tim, and the other a tiny size made for a baby boy.

“I’ll be stuntin like my daddy…..,” the singer wrote, teasing her fans. This will be Kelly’s first child with her husband, Tim Witherspoon.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Must Watch Video: Basketmouth And Bovi In Crazy Love Triangle

Bovi is secretly involved with Basketmouth's wife and who else to spill the beans than Buchi.

Basketmouth is simply hilarious...........Enjoy

Boko Haram Attacks Football Viewing Center In Damaturu

Reports from Damaturu capital of Yobe state in the troubled North-eastern Nigeria indicated that suspected Boko Haram militants attacked a football viewing center and injured several people during a live soccer match in the ongoing world cup in Brazil.

The sects members reportedly hauled explosives at the makeshift center, injuring several football fan. Eyewitness told SaharaReporters that several of the injured have been rushed to a nearby  hospital for treatment.

The details of the attack is still sketchy but a military source in Damaturu confirmed the incident, claiming that military men have been deployed to the area to keep peace..

Monday, June 16, 2014

SAD NEWS: Another Nigerian Musician Dies After 10 Days In Coma

Just four days after we lost Popular Gospel Singer, Kefee another Nigerian artiste had reportedly died after few days in coma. Popularly known as Mr. Flint, Lee Fagbemi a Nigerian rapper based in the US  died Tuesday, 3rd of June in the US after 10 days in coma. Lee is an indigene of Ogun State and the first child in a family of 5,. Sadly Lee died four days to his birthday this year.

During his life time, he worked with prominent Nigerian musicians such as Sound Sultan, Olamide and few others on some tracks. May his soul RIP.

I had reasons why i chose not to write about Kefee's death so enough with the phone calls and emails already.

#WorldCup2014 Feature: How Raheem Sterling went from tough North London housing estate to England's latest star

This article by DailyMail is an inspiring one telling the story of the fearless 19-year-old Raheem Sterling of the Three Lions and Liverpool FC winger,  who earned a reputation as a bad boy, fathering a daughter from a brief relationship at the age of 16, making his England debut as a 17-year-old, two years after signing for Liverpool and being England's new hope of lifting the World Cup in Brazil. Like i said earlier this article wasn't written by me so just read and do something meaningful with your life today.
England's most encouraging performance against Italy came from the fearless 19-year-old Raheem Sterling. 
But success was not always certain for a man whose teacher once warned: ‘You’ll either end up playing for England, or in prison.’
A surprise inclusion in Saturday’s line-up, the Liverpool winger was instrumental throughout.
His transfer value is now thought to have reached some £30million, while his club is expected to more than double his £30,000-a-week wages to £70,000 when he returns from Brazil. See more of this amazing arising star after this jump..............

Beyoncé and Jay Z Petitioned on Change.org for Neglecting Blue Ivy's Hair

A New York woman named Jasmine Tolliver is sparking controversy for creating a Change.org petition requesting that music moguls Beyoncé and Jay Z to take better care of daughter Blue Ivy Carter's hair.

In the appeal titled "Comb Her Hair," she writes, "As a woman who understands the importance of hair care. It's disturbing to watch a child suffering from the lack of hair moisture. The parents of Blue Ivy. Sean Carter A.K.A Jay-Z and Beyoncé has failed at numerous attempts of doing Blue Ivy Hair. This matter has escalated to the child developing matted dreads and lint balls. Please let's get the word out to properly care for Blue Ivy hair." See more after the jump......

Omotola Shares Adorable Photos of her husband and grown up kids on Father's Day

The multiple award winning actress shared these adorable photos of her four children pictured with their dad on her Instagram page as they celebrates father's day.

Kim Kardashian shares adorable photo of Kanye West napping with North on Father's Day

Kim Kardashian shared a photo of her husband and precious daughter lying fast asleep in their matching grey outfits with an elaborate caption 'This is what life is about! Our baby girl turned 1 today! We played so hard they passed out while we were watching the game!' 

She continued: 'Happy Father's Day to the best daddy in the world! The way you love our daughter and protect her makes me filled with so much love! #BestDayEver #Twins #HappyFathersDay #HappyBirthday.'

In the photo, Kanye reclined beneath plush white bedding wearing a snug-fitting grey T-shirt, with a gold chain around his neck. See more pix of the pair after the jump.......

50+ People Die In Taraba Religious-Ethnic Violence

Reports have it that more than 50 people died yesterday in a violent religious/ethnic conflict that engulfed Taraba State. A military source who spoke SaharaReporters added that many more people sustained serious injuries.

The source disclosed that the ethno-religious fight broke out in Wukari and Ibi towns in Taraba State. “In addition to those who died, over 100 people are badly injured and receiving medical attention in several hospitals in the state,” said the military source.

According to the military officer, “The fight started in Wukari and we were drafted there. While we were there, we received a report that the fight had escalated to Ibi town. Some soldiers were then drafted there and they are carrying out patrols now, but I and a troop of soldiers remain in Wukari.” See more after the jump...........

Thursday, June 12, 2014

One Sided TwitFight: Doyin Okupe Attacks Oby Ezekwesili Yet Again

Y'all know the story of how Doyin Okupe claimed Oby Ezekwesili snubbed him at Heathrow airport and called her out on twitter for doing such? The the Senior Special Assistant President Jonathan on Public Affairs is still very angry at Oby.

Earlier today, Mrs Ezekwesili expressed her disappointment when the FCT police commissioner’s lawyer said in court that one of his key objections to the #bringbackourgirls protest is that the women protesting are not the real mothers of the kidnapped girls. This was almost unbelievable to her as she typed Wow Wow to end her tweet. See more tweets after the jump..........

Update on Kefee: Singer gradually waking up from coma

Singer, Kefee who collapsed mid-air in a Chicago bound flight on Thursday, May 29, 2014, and subsequently slipped into an unresponsive coma [click here if you missed it] has reportedly gained consciousness.

According to Stella Dimokokorkus: “insiders say Kefee is gradually waking up That's all the info i have for now,will update you as it comes.please join me in praising Jehova! Thank you Lord.”

I know God will perfect this miracle he has started in Jesus name, Amen.

End Time Things: Man Tattoos 666 On His Forehead

An aspiring dancehall artist by the name Lee 2 Sparta has said he does not give a damn about anyone or what 666 means. The artiste who already has numerous tats on his body added a new one- a giant inscription which reads; 666 and posted the picture with the caption;

“My name is Lee 2 Sparta. I am a Sparta. I come from Mobay. Big up to the Sparta King Tommy Lee. Big up the whole Mobay we dont Fear people noday. You see my face tattoo, i got that because im a Sparta for life. I dont give a dam about anybody.”

Odi kwa very terrible o.

Must Watch Video: Patrick Obahiagbon Describes Edo House Minority Members Conduct As Legislative Infamy

The Chief of Staff to the Edo State Government, Patrick Obahiagbon, on Wednesday described the purported move by minority members of the Edo State House of Assembly to impeach the speaker, as a cabaret show having all the trappings of Legislative infamy. looool too much grammar mehn, y'all need to watch the video above to understand.
He condemned the act, saying “it is a show of shame and ignominy that should not be condoned by all”.
He said that the members that had declared to the world that they had impeached the speaker of the house and some members lacked the power to do so. See more after the jump........

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

R. Kelly’s Youngest Child 'Jaya' Jay Comes Out As Transgender

Singer, R. Kelly’s Youngest Child Jay 'Jaya' Kelly, 13, has revealed that he is transgender. Born a female and originally named Jaya by his parents, singer R. Kelly and television personality Drea Kelly, the young teen spoke about being a transgender male for the first time on his Ask.fm account.
When Jaya was around “6 or 7″ years old, she slowly started to identify with being a “he.” Now, Jaya is going by the name “Jay” and has proudly announced that he is a transgender teenager.
“I believe I am a boy and want surgery, and the medication to help me who I was supposed to be,” Jay explained while discussing his transgender sexuality on social media.
The announcement came subtly on a website called Ask.fm, a social media forum where users create a profile so that people can ask them questions anonymously. A recent question prompted Jay to reveal his transgender sexuality, and he proudly shared that his family has been very supportive.

Sexy Photo: Jessica Simpson Shows off Super Hot Body in Tiny Shots

Prof. Dora Akunyili’s body to arrive Nigeria today

Reports have it that the body of Dora Akunyili, the former NAFDAC DG, who died in India after a long battle with cancer, is expected to arrive Nigeria today.
Dora, a member of the ongoing National Confab succumbed to the deadly disease after she was rushed to an Indian Specialist hospital exactly a month ago in an air ambulance.
Her body would be deposited at the National Hospital in Abuja while arrangements are made for her burial.
TheCable reports that the former Information Minister may likely be buried in August to accommodate the schedule of several high profile individuals who have indicated interest in attending her burial.
Akunyili died on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the age of 59.

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian Take Romantic Birthday Vacation in Mexico

Just two weeks after spending time together as newlyweds in Ireland, Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are currently vacationing in Mexico. Mr. and Mrs. West are relaxing and soaking in the sun on a private residence on the beach to celebrate Yeezy's birthday.

Kanye West celebrated his 37th birthday on Sunday, June 8, and his wife Kim Kardashian posted a touching message expressing her love for husband.

She shared the b-day note on Instagram alongside one of their wedding photos, which shows the two at their post-ceremony reception exchanging a sweet kiss.

"Happy Birthday to my husband and best friend in the entire world!" Kardashian said. "You have changed my life in more ways than you know! The way you look at life inspires me! I love you so much!!!"

The two, who wed in Florence, Italy on May 24, enjoyed a giant birthday cake with fondant resembling smooth stone that spells out "YEEZUS," the name of West's 2013 album. The no-frills, elegant dessert sits on what appears to be a marble slab.

Gbege: Former National Population Commission boss, Festus Odimegwu calls for military takeover in Nigeria

A former chairman of the National Population Commission, Festus Odimegwu, has lambasted the Nigerian political class, accusing government at all levels of corruption and ineptitude- failings he said are now enough for the Nigerian military to seize political power in the country.
In an explosive interview published by ThisDay last weekend, Mr. Odimegwu said Nigeria had failed and that it was time for the military to intervene to save whatever is remaining of the country. PREMIUM TIMES got ThisDay’s permission to run excerpts of the the interview.
Mr. Odimegwu, a former head of the Nigerian Breweries Plc, said Nigeria had shown it is not ready for democracy because of widespread violence, ineptitude, corruption and illiteracy, saying the country should instead go the way of Egypt, where the military ousted the country’s democratically-elected government in 2013.

Video: Shocking Video of Kanye West Dissing Jay-Z In Concert

Looks like Kanye West is still angry that his padi Jay-Z and Beyonce skipped his wedding because of reasons best known to them.

Kanye’s concert at the X Games was his first return to the stage in months. The rapper debuted an entirely new setlist and stage design for the show, but his lyric changes are what REALLY had fans talking! In Kanye’s song “Cold,” he normally sings: “Lucky I ain’t had Jay drop him from the team.” At the X Games, he completely left out Jay-Z’s name — he just skipped over from the word “had” to “drop.” Wow! 

While Kanye simply left Jay-Z out of “Cold,” he actually changed the lyrics to “Blood On The Leaves.” Normally, Kanye sings:  “I don’t give a damn if you used to talk to Jay-Z. He ain’t with you, he with Beyonce, you need to stop actin lazy.” At the X Games, Kanye sang: “I don’t give a damn if you used to talk to [SILENCE]. He ain’t with you, he with Beyonce, you need to stop actin crazy.” 

Hmm. Kanye leaving out his friend and Watch The Throne collaborator’s name out of his songs is definitely suspicious. We know that Kanye and Kim danced to Jay-Z’s music at their wedding reception, so for a while it seemed like there was no bad blood before the two rappers after the wedding snub. Plus, Jay-Z sent a lavish gift to the duo to say “congrats” on their marriage! 

The video above will explain better.

Family Sources: Prof. Dora Akunyili Died Of Uterine Cancer

Family sources have told SaharaReporters that Dora Akunyili, a former professor of pharmacy, former director general of the National Agency for Foods and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), and one-time Minister of Information, died of complications arising from uterine cancer.

One relative told SaharaReporters that Mrs. Akunyili was completely healthy until she lost the Anambra senatorial election in 2011 to Senator Chris Ngige.

The source stated that, at the end of the legal tussle over the election, the former minister visited the U.S. in 2013 to undergo what she thought would be a routine medical checkup. “Her doctor in America did a hysterectomy and found out that she had a malignant endometrial cancer,” said this source. He added that it was the tumor that eventually took her life last week in a hospital in the Indian city of Bangalore after she had struggled with the disease for two years.

President Jonathan nominates Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke for Secretary-General of OPEC

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has nominated Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke as secretary-general of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries [OPEC], news agency Reuters is reporting.

The report says Mrs. Alison-Madueke’s candidacy is intended to break the deadlock over the standoff among opposing candidates from Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Iran over the post, according to Iraq’s oil minister, Abdul Kareem Luaibi.

The post, currently held by Abdullah al-Badri, will become vacant in December.

OPEC is expected to meet Wednesday but it’s unclear if a decision would be reached on the matter.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

#PrayForKefee: “Pregnant Singer, Kefee Needs A Miracle To Survive" - Doctors

Gospel singer, Kefee who collapsed after embarking on a 14-hour flight to Chicago for an event a fortnight ago is still in a coma.

A close source who claimed anonymity told Tribune during the phone conversation that “Kefee surely did not know that she had high blood pressure before she embarked on the long trip and suddenly went into coma in the air. That she is pregnant has made her situation dicey, so she will need a miracle to survive, a Doctor told me.”

A medical Doctor in Nigeria, Dr Adeyefa, shedding more light on Kefee’s condition, said she is suffering from pre-eclampsia – pregnacy induced high blood pressure.

“Kefee is in a precarious situation because of the six months pregnancy. If the foetus had been nine months, the doctors would have removed the baby and save the mother and child. As it is now, not only will the baby not survive because the carrier is in coma, Kefee may also lose her life from further complications. The chances of the mother surviving is narrow, while the kid has a narrower chance. I urge Nigerians to pray for her for a miracle because that is what she really needs,” he added. See more after the jump....................

19-year-old boy rapes 80-year-old blind woman in Lagos

In Lagos a 19-year-old young man named, Avoseh Satingo has been arrested and charged after reports that he raped an 80-year-old woman who is blind.

Following the orders of a Yaba Magistrate Court, Satingo has been remanded in prison based on allegations that he raped the grandmother on her bed. Below is how Vanguard reports the story:
Magistrate Yewande Aje-Afunwa made this known following advice by the Lagos State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). 
She said the DPP advised that a prima facie case had been established against 19-year-old Satingo. The Police had on March 24 charged the teenager with raping an octogenarian on her bed.
The prosecutor, ASP Godwin Anyanwu, told the court that the accused, who resides at the Cele Church Bus Stop, Bilewu Oshoffa area, Agbovipe village, Badagry, raped the grandmother in her room.
According to him, Satingo committed the offence on February 17 at 1p.m.He said: “Satingo took advantage of the condition of the blind complainant and raped her on her bed.
“He was apprehended by members of the community who sighted him coming out of his victim’s room as she cried for help.”

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

#ChibokGirls: U.S. to with-hold military intelligence from Nigeria

The United States military will not share raw military intelligence with their Nigeria counterparts as both sides work to rescue over 250 girls abducted by Boko Haram, amid concerns over corruption in the Nigerian military and infiltration of the force by Boko Haram, US officials have said.
The U.S. began surveillance flights over north-eastern Nigeria Monday as it leads an international effort to help find the girls kidnapped from a secondary school in Chibok, Borno State a month ago.
The United Kingdom, France, China and Israel are also involved in the mission.
But while the U.S. will be sharing commercial satellite imagery with Nigerian officials, raw military data will be withheld, U.S. State Department officials said.

Nyanya Bombing: Major Susupect, Abubakar Sadiq Ogwuche Arrested in Sudan

One of the masterminds of the Nyanya bombing, Abubakar Sadiq Ogwuche has been arrested.

On Monday, a sum of N25 million was placed on the head of Ogwuche and the main mastermind, Rufai Abubakar Tsiga.  On Tuesday, International Police (Interpol) issued a warrant of arrest on the man, who was said to be hiding in Sudan.

During the Monday briefing by Directorate of State Service (DSS) spokesperson Marylyn Ogar, five suspects were paraded in connection with the incident. They include Ahmad Abubakar (aka Abu Ibrahim/Mai Turare), Mohammed Ishaq, Yau Saidu (aka Kotar Rama) Anas Isah and Adamu Yusuf and all confessed to being privy to the plot to bomb Nyanya.

At the daily briefing of the National Information Centre on Wednesday however, the Director General of National Orientation Agency (NOA), Mr. Mike Omeri, announced that Ogwuche had been arrested in Sudan and is awaiting extradition home to face charges.

FULL VIDEO: Names of the 54 identified girls + the full 27-minute footage Released by Boko Haram Showing Kidnapped School Girls

Some parents and some of the Chibok girls that escaped captivity on Tuesday viewed the video released by the Boko Haram and identified 54 of the girls in the clips.

In the 27-minute footage, the terror group's leader, Abubakar Shekau, says he is willing to exchange the schoolgirls for Boko Haram prisoners. 

It shows girls dressed in black and gray hijabs, and reciting the Quran as they make Islamic declarations of faith. Shekau appears in a separate part of the video, but never with the girls.

The video was previewed in the office of the Chief of Staff, Government House, Abubakar Kari and the Borno State Government subsequently issued a statement to officially confirm the identity of the victims and also publish the names of those identified from the Boko Haram video. See the names of the identified girls after the jump...............

Monday, May 12, 2014

Update: Boko Haram Releases New Video Showing Abducted School Girls

Boko Haram sect leader, Abubakar Shekau has released another video showing abducted school girls in Nigeria.
The newly released video , exclusively obtained by French news agency, AFP, shows hundreds of the school girls huddled together purportedly praying after they were converted to Islam by the sect.

In the 27-minute footage, the terror group's leader, Abubakar Shekau, says he is willing to exchange the schoolgirls for Boko Haram prisoners. 

It shows girls dressed in black and gray hijabs, and reciting the Quran as they make Islamic declarations of faith. Shekau appears in a separate part of the video, but never with the girls.

"Praise be to Allah, the lord of the world," the girls in the video chant. See the video after the jump..........

State Govt. Imposes Dusk To Dawn Curfew As Christians and Muslims Clash in Kaduna

Following the burning of a church, and at least two mosques, including some buildings yesterday in Southern Kaduna by armed Christian and Muslim followers, a dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed in the State. According to SaharaReporters, the incident happened in the military town of Kachia that houses both the Nigerian Navy and Army institutions. 

Sources who spoke on condition of anonymity, said angry Muslims had attacked a church after their own praying ground was torched by Christians in the area. The military source also said the Nigerian military, and police officials, have both taken over the town as a dusk-to-dawn curfew was imposed by the Kaduna State government in view of a possible escalation.

The mood in Kachia on Sunday evening following both events is “tense,” says the source. The police authorities in the state are yet to make an official public announcement of their on-the-ground observations on the unfolding events of recent hours.  On the issue of casualties, possible fatalities, and details of property damage to the other buildings inside Kachia are not yet known.  See more after the jump..............

Watch: Eminem Releases New Video Featuring Heartfelt Apology To Mom

Grammy award-winning artist, Eminem (Marshall Mathers) poured his heart out to his mother on his latest track ‘Headlights.’ The touching and heart-rending video which he released yesterday being Mother’s Day, is an attempt at reconciling with his estranged mother Debbie Mathers. Eminem repeatedly asks for forgiveness for all the hurtful things he’s said about her and for constantly dissing her in his music over the years.

The song is full of apologetic lyrics that try to explain just how sorry Eminem is for constantly dissing her through in his songs and his life.
Please oh, if I may ask: how many times in a year is mother's day celebrated? Seems to me like it's a month tradition.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Over 50 burnt corpses discovered in Gamboru market attack

Survivors and rescue workers said on Wednesday that they had pulled out charred remains of people burnt en mass in various shops within the main Gamboru market in Borno State after Boko Haram gunmen had attacked the border town on Monday.
A resident of Gamboru, Abubakar Mustapha, who made it to Maiduguri said he could not stand the horror of seeing corpses of burnt persons huddled together in small shops where they ran into for refuge as Boko Haram terrorists waged a massive offensive on the residents.
“You know the market was cordoned off by soldiers since the day of the attack, nobody went near the market until today (Wednesday) and unfortunately, we found many dead bodies in destroyed shops. There are some Chadian and Cameroonian traders among them who hid in shops too; many of the people were burnt beyond recognition,” said the visibly traumatised man.
A security official confirmed this, and said the market massacre added up to the death toll that now stands at over a hundred on the attack on the border community between Nigeria and Cameroon. See more after the jump................