Linking APC With Insurgency Poor Effort At Diverting Attention From PDP, Jonathan’s Failure, Says El-Rufai


el-rufai-and-gejThe Interim Deputy National Secretary of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Malam Nasir el-Rufai yesterday said despite the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s desperation to link him with Boko Haram insurgency, he won’t stop criticising the President Goodluck Jonathan administration.

He decried the ruling PDP’s penchant for making wild statements and irresponsible conjecture.

The PDP spokesperson, Olisa Metuh, weekend, in a statement insisted that the APC had links with the terrorist group and cited comments attributed to two chieftains – Muhammadu Buhari and el-Rufai – of the opposition party, to strengthen its claim that APC was synonymous with Boko Haram.

But the former Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, who made his position known last night through his spokesman, Muyiwa Adekeye, challenged the PDP or Jonathan administration to provide evidence in court linking him to the insurgency that is currently ravaging some parts of the North.

The statement said: “Terror is a crime, as is abetting it. No competent government will use evidence of terror links only for purposes of propaganda. But what do we see from the PDP? A pathetic effort to criminalise the speech of its opponents, and somehow transform that into “evidence”. Why is this “evidence” not being tested in a competent court of law?

“Nigerians will not be fooled by specious arguments, not least from people mired in the PDP’s medieval ethos that mistake presence in or closeness to a government with patriotism.

“Malam Nasir El Rufai will continue to discharge his patriotic duty of speaking out against incompetence and electoral skulduggery. He wishes to remind Metuh and his likes that political banter is no justification for libel”.

He dismissed PDP allegation as “irresponsible conjecture.”

The statement added: “The PDP has made a habit of wild statements and irresponsible conjecture. This posture reflects the strong synergy between that party and its government whose record is a long litany of incompetence, insensitivity, impunity and needless deaths.

“In place of governance, the PDP government offers excuses or blames others for its glaring failures. If its officials are not blaming jobseekers for the poor crowd control that led to fatalities, its officials will be busy shirking their duty to uphold the welfare and security of the people.

“Yet every attempt by the PDP government to politicise and trivialise its abject security failures merely reminds everyone that it is not governing.

“The latest statement from PDP spokesman Olisa Metuh is a poor and vain effort to distract attention from governance deficits. His tool is to distort words from leading opposition politicians, and them misname his resulting concoction as evidence.

“Yet the PDP ought to be wary when it comes to the subject of twisting speech; a terrain where it is vulnerable.

“After the 1 October 2010 bombing in Abuja, President Jonathan was engulfed in the unedifying spectacle of trying to absolve the organisation that had claimed responsibility for it.

“When the United Nations building suffered a terrorist outrage, the president visited the scene to assure Nigerians that it is their turn to experience some of that global scourge.

“Weeks after a presidential aide was caught employing the ruse of a pseudonym to disseminate poison, mum has been the response of the government. Like Metuh’s statement, that effort was aimed at smearing someone at odds with the government with allegations of links to terror”.

The ex-Minister claimed that the Jonathan administration has become increasingly desperate over 2015 that it is neglecting its basic duties to Nigerians.

It said: “Media commentaries have already reflected some concerns about whether terror persists because the government sees political advantage in it. With schools, towns and army barracks still being attacked in the North-East, it is clear that our gallant security forces need to be better resourced and led to secure lives and property.

“That solemn duty is what should exercise a government worthy of the name. But this current regime is so seized by electoral calculations that it neglects its basic duties”.

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Confab: David-West Slams Delegates ‘Jumbo Pay’


Tam-David-West-480x300A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Prof. Tam David-West, has faulted the ‘jumbo pay’ set aside as allowance for delegates to the ongoing National Conference, the delegates’ acceptance of the jumbo pay as well as the huge population of the delegates.

David-West, who spoke in Ibadan, Oyo State yesterday, likened the size of the conference to a village.

He expressed disappointment in both the government and the delegates for offering and accepting the huge amount of financial rewards, despite the economic crunch confronting the nation.

Prof. David-West said it was a source of concern that President Goodluck Jonathan could offer each delegate N30, 000 as feeding allowance per day when his administration can barely meet the N18, 000 minimum wage for workers.

The distraught former minister said: “At last, President Jonathan has inaugurated the jamboree of 492 Nigerians for his so-called national conference. Like a number of Nigerians, I am not enthusiastic about the outcome of the Abuja jamboree. I am not only skeptical; I am cynical about the whole charade.

“Why 492 people? It is like a village. What is even more obscene and disturbing is that each one of them will have N30, 000 for food per day in a country where the government cannot pay N18,000 minimum wage per month. Now, it is giving N30, 000 per day to selected Nigerians. In addition, they have N4 million each as housing allowance per month. Government has not faulted these figures.

“The statistics show unseriousness on the part of the government and members. No doubt, some of the members are very eminent Nigerians, but I am surprised that they did not refuse the huge pay. Why should any responsible and patriotic Nigerian receive any money from government to come and discuss the national question of how the country can be better governed or better exist? None of them has deemed it fit to reject the pay in view of the crunching economy of the country, just on moral grounds. They have lost the moral ground to discuss the national question. This is very disastrous”.

The former minister further argued that the present crop of delegates could not produce anything better than what has been done before within the three months given them.

He also faulted the listing of discussing true federalism as a priority for the conference, saying it shows poor understanding of the concept.

According to him, true federalism is already enshrined in the 1979 constitution, but it is only achieved when the masses press the government to practise it. “A country does not become a federation by mere paper pronouncement but by the people believing in it and defending it”, David-West said.

Suspected Gunmen Kill 25 In Benue Village As DPO, Policemen Flee


GOV. GABRIEL SUSWAM ON TUESDAY INSPECTING VILLAGES RAZED BY FULANI HERDSMEN

GOV. GABRIEL SUSWAM ON TUESDAY INSPECTING VILLAGES RAZED BY FULANI HERDSMEN

Suspected Fulani herdsmen have again being blamed for yesterday’s attack on Guma Local Government Area headquarters, Gbajimba, Benue State, which left at least 25 farmers dead.

The militia, who reportedly brandished sophisticated weapons, also left no fewer than 50 persons injured. A few of them were taken to the hospital in the state capital, Makurdi, where they are currently receiving treatment.

The attack is a continuation of the onslaught on Tiv villages by the Fulani herdsmen, who were suspected to have being responsible for the daring attack on Governor Gabriel Suswam’s convoy about a fortnight ago, when he visited areas the area.

Minister of State for Trade and Investment Chief Samuel Ortom, who hails from the local government and had lost his house in an earlier invasion, cried out yesterday.

Narrating how the invasion was carried out, the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Investment, Abraham Kwaghga, who also hails from the local government, said: The Fulani militia, numbering over 200, launched the attack on the town at 10am, when residents were in the church.

“Some came through the bank of River Benue. Others came through Nassarawa State road and positioned themselves on the west side of Gbajimba town. Those that came through the River Bank launched attack first. Others started shooting and killing indiscriminately. I saw about 20 bodies on the ground”, said Kwaghga.

The governor’s aide said he took five wounded victims to the Benue State University Hospital Makurdi whilehHe put the number of injured at about 50.

Kwaghga alleged that the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and his men fled the town, leaving the unarmed peasant farmers at the mercy of the gunmen.

When contacted, the state Police Public Relations Officer, Daniel Ezeala said he was yet to get in touch with his men in the crisis area.

Mercy Johnson Husband’s Estranged Wife ‘Lovely’ Speaks From Canada


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Lovely Okojie, former wife of Odianosen Okojie (Mercy Johnson’s husband) said she has moved on after the debacle that saw the father of her two children move on with very popular actress, Mercy Johnson. Lovely who is in her early 30s maintained the episode which made her husband go for another woman is now history. She had maintained a deafening silence for long until Saturday, March 15, 2014, when she spoke with ENCOMIUM Weekly from her base in Canada.

“I have no explanation to anybody.  Life is full of ups and downs. I have accepted my fate.”

 How are the children doing now?

“The children are doing fine.  I thank God for them.”

How have you been able to cope with the children’s welfare?

“Like I said, I thank God. I am coping well.”

But when Lovely was asked if her former husband (Odianosen Okojie) has been assisting in the children’s upkeep, she got furious, insisting the man in question is in her history.

“What do you mean?  That is my past.  Don’t ask me questions about my past.  I don’t want to relate with my past.  In fact, I don’t know what you are talking about,” and the phone went off.

However, a source close to Lovely revealed to ENCOMIUM that she (Lovely) is still very much bitter about what happened to her marriage to Prince Okojie.

“She is still bitter.  She felt betrayed.  She is not thinking of another marriage now, she is yet to recover from the past experience.”

Lovely came to public consciousness when she raised the alarm in 2011 that the man actress Mercy Johnson was planning to marry was actually her legal husband.  At this time, preparations towards the wedding was going on with the super star actress shopping for her wedding in Europe.  And when everything seemed to be going smoothly, Lovely dropped the bombshell with pictures of her marriage to Okojie to back up her claim.  There was a slight setback and when many had thought the setback would truncate the marriage plans, the lovebirds, Odia Okojie and Mercy Johnson presented a united front.  They were married at the Christ Embassy Church, Oregun, Lagos on Saturday, August 27, 2011, amidst tight security.  The couple are now blessed with a child.

S’East Govs Forum Decry Attack On David Mark’s Convoy, Call On Security Agencies To ‘Sit Up’


South East Governors ForumGovernors of the five South-East states have condemned last Thursday’s attack on the convoy of the Senate President, David Mark in Imo State, describing same as a wicked act.

Information Nigeria reported that the convoy of the advance team of Senator Mark, which was on its way to the burial ceremony of late business mogul, Sir John Richard Anyaehie in Nkwerre, was attacked by gunmen in Orlu area of Imo State.

The governors, who made their position known under the platform of South-East Governors Forum, also described the attack as “unfortunate”, adding that they received the news with shock, and it was unfortunate that it happened in their zone.

They called on the security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to book.

Chairman of the Forum and Governor of Abia State, Theodore Orji, in his reaction to the attack, said that it was an intolerable act.

The forum dismissed the attack as the handiwork of Boko Haram insurgents, noting that it could be political, even though it could not point at any particular direction, calling on security agencies to sit up and conduct thorough investigation into the incident and apprehend the culprits.

Speaking in Umuahia, the Abia State capital weekend, Governor Orji said the attack calls for vigilance, adding that it was an eye-opener of what could happen between now and 2015 general elections.

“I received the information with shock. It is unfortunate and I want to encourage the Senate President that he should not be deterred.

“It is unfortunate that this type of thing is happening in our zone and we entirely condemn the act. It is a wicked act that cannot be tolerated and I hereby, call on security agencies to sit up and investigate this with a view to apprehending the culprits and bring them to book.

“But these people should realise that they don’t have monopoly of violence. Every person should be a disciplined citizen. You don’t just intimidate people by being a criminal; and this is an eye-opener to many people of what is going to happen between now and 2015.

“Therefore, Nigerians should be alert. We don’t want violence in this country. We don’t want something that will lead to the killing of innocent people. We don’t want that. Let us at least conduct this election friendly and fairly, so that those chosen by the people will emerge. We want the corporate existence of the country. We don’t want anything that will disunite us”.

Confab: Christian, Muslim Prayers Canceled


f5f77151bccdc35eb8b23efd3d5962b8As the National Conference resumes plenary today, Monday, March 24, after the short adjournment on Tuesday, faith-based prayers will no longer be part of the conference’s proceedings.

This was contained in a statement issued on Sunday in Abuja by Mr. James Akpandem, the conference secretariat’s Assistant Secretary, Media and Communications.

Also, the second stanza of the National Anthem would be adopted as the opening and closing prayers for all sittings of the conferenc.

The statement explained that Tuesday’s adjournment was to allow delegates study the various working documents supplied to them after the inaugural sitting.

It said two more documents, the Draft Rules of Procedure for the Conference and the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999, were supplied on Thursday, March 20.

“At the inaugural sitting presided over by the Conference Chairman, Justice Idris Kutigi, delegates agreed that the second stanza of the National Anthem should be adopted as the opening and closing prayers for all sittings.

“Faith-based prayers were ruled out.

“Delegates also agreed that except for very special cases of physical incapacity and serious health concerns, sitting arrangements in the chamber of the conference should be in alphabetical order.

“Although, a delegate raised the issue of allowances for aides of delegates, it did not achieve popular acclamation”, the statement quoted Akpandem as saying.

It stated also that the secretary said delegates would, on resumption on Monday, debate and adopt the Rules of Procedure.

“Delegates will subsequently commence the debate of President Goodluck Jonathan’s address delivered at the inauguration on Monday, March 17”, the statement said.

In the statement, Akpandem listed the working documents already with delegates to include the Report of the Constitutional Conference, 1995 (Containing the Draft Constitution) Vol. 1.

“The delegates also have the Report of the Constitutional Conference, 1995 (Containing the Resolutions and Recommendations) Vol. 2.

“Further, they have the Report of the Political Bureau (March, 1987), the Main Report of the National Political Reform Conference, 2005 and the Implementation Guide of the National Political Reform Conference, 2005.

“Also, they have the Report of the Presidential Committee on Review of Outstanding Issues from Recent Constitutional Conferences (Main Report) July 2012.

“The delegates also have the Report of the Presidential Committee on Review of Outstanding Issues from Recent Constitutional Conferences (Executive Summary) July 2012 and the Policy Recommendations of the Presidential Committee to Review Outstanding issues from recent Constitutional Conferences July 2012, among others”, it said.

Police Arrest 7 Suspects Over Discovery Of Skulls In Ibadan


Seven suspects have been arrested by the police in Oyo State, in connection with the discovery of skulls in an abandoned building at Soka area of Ibadan last Saturday.

Police say no fewer than seven suspects have been arrested.

Olabisi Ilobanafor the State command’s Public Relations Officer, yesterday disclosed this in Ibadan.

Police found decomposing bodies, skulls, human parts and some half-dead people believed to have been hypnotised by the ritualists in the bush.

Five security personnel working in a nearby company and two persons caught in the area were among the suspects arrested.

Ilobanafor said the State Criminal Investigation Department, SCID, had swung into action that would lead to the arrest of other suspects, vowing that the command would take  all necessary steps to bring all culprits to book.

The police spokesperson explained further how the den was discovered, recalling that a group of 100 area boys had invaded the Toll gate behind state urban Mass Transit Yard, located at Soka in search of two missing cyclists when they discovered an uncompleted building where two women and five women were found chained and totally unkempt.

While one Abideen Akanmu who claimed to have been employed by one Gbadamosi was arrested, the police are on the trail of the leader of the gang who is now at large.

Ilobana added that the suspects arrested would be charged with murder and unlawful possession of fire arms.

The captives rescued from the bush had since been taken to the hospital for treatment while corpses found were also deposited at the morgue.

Items recovered at the building were three Dane Guns, three single  barrel, one bow, 16 arrows,  22 cutlasses,  40 live cartridges, seven table knives, one axe, two iron files  and one handset.

Benue: 55 Killed As Fighting Rages Between Tiv Community And Fulani Herdsmen


55 persons were killed, yesterday, afternoon in one of the bloodiest clashes between Tiv youths and suspected Fulani mercenaries at Gbajimba, the headquarters of Guma Local Government Area of Benue State.

The latest fighting in Benue is coming on the heels of the recent sacking of Tse Ortom-Adorogo, home town of the Minister of State for Trade and Investment and Supervising Minister of Aviation, Dr. Samuel Ortom, after Governor Gabriel Suswam’s convoy had also been attacked on that axis by the invaders.

The suspected mercenaries stormed Gbajimba, yesterday morning but were repelled by armed Tiv youths who engaged them in a bloody fight, according to Vanguard.

“They came in their numbers very early this morning from Awe Local Government Area of Nasarawa State and made an attempt to seize the town and the local government secretariat but they were confronted by our youths who resisted them, forcing them to beat a retreat,” an eyewitness was quoted as saying.

“Just this afternoon at about 1 o’clock, they staged a more coordinated attack on the town, this time they came in their hundreds, shooting, burning down houses, huts and killing anything in sight.

“The Police station in Gbajimba is helpless because we have less than 50 officers and men on ground at the station and this attack has completely overwhelmed them.

“As I speak, serious fighting is still going on in Gbajimba. About 55 persons may have been killed on both sides because corpses of the dead litter the invaded communities. So many of our people are also missing at this moment.

“But from the look of things, if security personnel do not quickly mobilise into the town, the invaders may succeed in taking over the ancient town after sacking close to 100 villages in the local government area in the last few weeks.

“Our fear is that if Gbajimba is allowed to fall into the hands of these marauders, it could be used as a launching pad to attack Makurdi which is just a few minutes drive from the ancient town,” the eyewitness said.

Confirming the attack, Police spokesperson, Superintendent  Daniel Ezeala said: “We gathered that there is serious fighting in Gbajimba right now but I’m yet to get a formal briefing on the matter.”

Photos:- Limpopo Crooner, KCee Spotted With Christiano Ronaldo


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Messi’s Hat-Trick Sinks Ten-Man Real in an Explosive El Clasico


Lionel Messi scored his second successive La Liga hat-trick as Barcelona claimed a 4-3 win over Real Madrid to keep title hopes alive.

Andres Iniesta shot the reigning champions into the lead with his first El Clasico goal, but Karim Benzema’s brace pulled Carlo Ancelotti’s side ahead before Messi’s hat-trick undermined the efficacy of a Cristiano Ronaldo goal from a controversial spot kick.

A 90 minutes of high-octane football at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu did not end without some questionable decisions with the game producing three penalty calls and a Sergio Ramos red card.

Sergio Ramos Sent Off For a Career 19th Time in Sunday's Explosive El Clasico. Getty Image.

Sergio Ramos Sent Off For a Career 19th Time in Sunday’s Explosive El Clasico. Getty Image.

The unfortunate defeat to ten-man Real leaves them second by virtue of their head-to-head record with neighbours, Atletico Madrid, who earlier in the day secured a 2-0 win at Real Betis to climb top, tied on 70 points with the Los Blancos.

Barca are now a point behind the capital sides and could still claim the treble this season with the Copa Del Rey final coming up on Wednesday 16, April and having advanced into the quarter-finals of the Champions League, where they hosts Atletico same month.

Andres Iniesta Celebrates His El Clasico Opener at the Bernabeu.

Andres Iniesta Celebrates His El Clasico Opener at the Bernabeu.

Iniesta silenced the Bernabeu crowd within seven minutes of kick-off, hammering a fantastic shot past goalkeeper Diego Lopez off a Messi assist.

Real pressed forward for an equaliser and Benzema should have restored parity moments later only to let fly his effort after some link-up with Angel Di Maria.

The French striker couldn’t help but to make it count on his second attempt on 20 minutes when Di Maria delivered a neat cross from the left, he rose to head past Valdez, whose slight contact couldn’t stop the ball from going inside the net.

Karim Benzema Leveled for Real on 20 Minutes. AFP.

Karim Benzema Leveled for Real on 20 Minutes. AFP.

Di Maria, again provided another fantastic cross to the striker four minutes later and Benzema flicked an effort past Valdes to place Real ahead.

Messi drew Barca level with his 19th record goal in an El Clasico fixture, after trading one-two pass with Brazilian Neymar, the Argentine sent a low shot past Lopez.

Lionel Messi Beat Alfredo Di Stefano's El Clasico Hauls With His First Strike on Sunday.

Lionel Messi Beat Alfredo Di Stefano’s El Clasico Hauls With His First Strike on Sunday.

Both teams went into the break leveled 2-goal apiece with the hosts however ruing some missed chances.

The nervy calls began creeping in in the second-half, first; Barca were left fuming when Ronaldo won a penalty decision after being fouled by Dani Alves, though replay showed it was outside the box. The best footballer in the world from last year stepped up to convert from 12 yards and Real got in the lead for the second time of the night.

Ronaldo Made it 3-2 After the Break But Lionel Messi Had Some Cute Penalty-Taking Skills Up His Sleeves.

Ronaldo Made it 3-2 After the Break But Lionel Messi Had Some Cute Penalty-Taking Skills Up His Sleeves.

Defender Ramos then clipped Neymar en-route into the penalty area- but there was minimal contact. The infringement earned Ramos his 19th career red card and Messi stepped up to grab his brace and draw Barca level again.

Lionel Messi's Second Goal on Sunday Night Made HIm the Second Highest La Liga Goal Scorer. AFP.

Lionel Messi’s Second Goal on Sunday Night Made HIm the Second Highest La Liga Goal Scorer. AFP.

The equaliser made the Argentina captain the second top goalscorer in the Spanish League history with 235 goals and he went on to grab his hat-trick- though from another soft penalty decision- to edge closer to Atletico Bilbao legend Telmo Zara’s record (252) by 16 goals.

Most significantly, Messi became the first Barca player to ever score a hat-trick at the Bernebeu.

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Jim Iyke Shares Romantic Photo Of Himself & Nadia Buari


Intimate Tattoo of Man’s Name Discovered On Inner Thigh of 1,300-year-old MUMMY


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A tattoo of a man’s name has been discovered by scientists on the inner thigh of a 1300-year-old mummy.

Egyptologists at the British Museum made the startling discovery while examining the ancient mummified body of a Sudanese woman, thought to have died around 700 AD.

The symbol, tattooed on the skin of the inner thigh of her right leg, spells out the ancient Greek characters M-I-X-A-H-A, which translates as Michael.

But it’s not for a secret lover however, as the tattoo is thought to be a protective biblical symbol representing the Archangel Michael.

It appears in the New Testament Book of Revelations as a protector and leader of God’s armies against the forces of Satan.

He’s also the patron saint of medieval Sudan.

Dr Daniel Antoine told the Daily Telegraph: “She is the first evidence of a tattoo from this period. This is a very rare find.”

Experts still don’t know what length of skirts were fashionable in ancient Sudan, so it’s hard to say whether her ink would have been visible.

But thousands of people will see it every day when the mummy goes on public display for the first time in May.

I Thought Only Black People Get HIV, Says Infected Infected White Woman


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Emotionally bruised after the collapse of her 20-year relationship, Rachel Dilley hoped internet dating would provide romance, a boost to her confidence and, with luck, lasting love.

Just short of 40 and with three teenage children, she thought no one would be interested in her dating profile, which made clear that after two decades of monogamy she was looking for serious commitment, rather than a casual, no-strings relationship. So she was surprised to find no shortage of men responding. The first date was a crushing disappointment but she hit it off instantly with the second man she met.

Swept up in a whirlwind love affair, it seemed unthinkable to suggest they both undergo tests for sexually transmitted diseases before embarking on a physical relationship — but that’s exactly what she’d do if she could turn back time.

Within three weeks they were lovers and were soon talking about moving in together. She introduced Simon to her children, and was thrilled when they liked him as much as she did. But then, after just three months, it was all over. Why? She was devastated to find a letter in his apartment from another woman, suggesting he was also sleeping with someone else. It was a cruel blow to Rachel’s self-esteem. But the legacy of this ill-fated romance was to prove much more shattering than just a broken heart.

To her horror, she later discovered she had contracted HIV — a disease, she had always thought affected only people in Africa.

” I Was Kidnapped Since 2013″ – One Of The Rescued Victims From The Ritualist Den In Ibadan Finally Speaks


One of the victims that were rescued by the police at Soka forest, Ibadan, Oyo State, which is believed to be a ritual killers’ den, said she was kidnapped in September 2013. The victim, whose name is withheld for the purpose of her security, is now recuperating with seven other victims at Adeoyo Hospital in Ibadan.
The woman, who is still weak, said she knew she left her home in September 2013 and after then she could not remember anything until on Saturday when she was rescued.

“I remember that I left my home in Okebola and was going to Challenge. I entered a taxi and that is the only thing I can remember until police rescued us yesterday (Saturday),” she said.

When asked whether she did not see her captors killing people and selling their parts, she said, “I think such thing happened, but it did not really register because my mind was blank.

“I can recollect seeing people falling down, I can remember that some were taken away and they never returned, but really, it did not mean anything to me until Saturday. It was as if I woke up from a slumber.”

At this point in the interview, the woman’s countenance changed and she went into a kind of trance….

Many questions she was asked by Punch correspondent went unanswered. About 20 decomposing bodies were discovered in the forest on Saturday, while about 23 others were rescued alive.
They were taken to different hospitals in the city, with eight of them – four men and four women – in Adeoyo Hospital. It was observed that other victims were yet to regain their full strength.
They muttered words that were disjointed, but nurses said they would regain full mental and physical ability.
Two days of treatment is not enough to cure them completely, having been chained and maltreated for long.
Families, youths visit forest Families whose members had been missing for sometime now on Sunday besieged the forest where captives, skulls and decomposing bodies were found with the hope of finding them there.
One of such is the Oguntade family. The family spokesman, Kehinde, said their father, Isaac Oguntade, 95, left home in the Gbongan area of Osun State on December 31, 2013, but never returned.
“He is an old man, but still strong. He was a retired teacher and he was going to a bank on Osogbo Road on the day we last saw him. We have searched everywhere in vain. When we heard of this discovery, we came down to see if our father could be one of the victims, but we could not find him here,” said Kehinde.
Youth also attacked security men of a company situated close to the area of the discovery. At the junction to the narrow forest, a man had been burnt to death. Eyewitnesses said he was linked to the operators of the camp.
A large number of adult and kids clothes and shoes were at the scene, while mats and other household items were found inside some of the rooms in the building where the captives were kept.
The Nigeria Police in Oyo State said some arrests have been made and that they are on top of the situation.

How Hefty Men With Mobile Police Uniforms Kidnapped My Child: Father Recounts Family’s Ordeal


Engineer Bayo Olowookere, the father of the baby who was abducted about 10 days ago has narrated the ordeal his family passed through.

Mr. Bayo said on that fateful day, his wife was taking the children to school at about 7:45am when a car double-crossed them and some hefty-men carrying AK-47’s with mobile police uniforms alighted from the vehicle, came to their car and pointed guns at them.

They collected his wife’s phone and then some of the men picked up one of the children seated at the back of the car and they ran quickly into their green Camry car and left the spot. He got a call from his wife some minutes later and he immediately called the police to report the matter.

According to him, the police sprung into action immediately and some days later, the kidnappers were caught.

Let me say this, police really tried for me because I don’t even belief that this thing can work fast because the incident happened 10 days ago. But I still thank God that they still captured the perpetrators and recovered my child also.”

He is grateful to the police for their unrelenting efforts to rescue his child.

2015: Bankole Tasks Ogun PDP On Unity


bankoleFormer Speaker, House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, on Saturday canvassed unity among members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ogun to ensure the party’s success in 2015 polls.

Bankole spoke at a PDP stakeholders’ meeting in Abeokuta where he was requested to be the party’s flag bearer at the 2015 governorship election in the state.

“Let it be known that I am not for any faction or group. I am only interested in one united PDP in the state”, he said.

The PDP chieftain noted that disunity was a major factor responsible for the unimpressive performance of PDP in the 2011 general election in the state.

Bankole explained that the existence of different groups and factions pursuing selfish interest and the inability of the party to manage the situation led to its poor performance at the 2011 polls in the state.

“We allowed divisions in our party to linger while individual interests were placed above party interests, and we paid dearly for it”, he said.

The former speaker appreciated the stakeholders for considering him worthy of the party’s flag at the forthcoming 2015 governorship election.

He, however, said that the starting point in the process of regaining supremacy and ensuring victory at the 2015 polls was to reconcile the individual and factional differences that existed within the party.

“I do not think that adoption of a flag bearer for our party is our top priority now.

“We need to mobilise our people from the grassroots and begin to mend fences and address those challenges that robbed us of victory at the 2011 polls.

“We must urgently embark on a sincere and genuine process of reconciliation and allow aggrieved members who had left the party to return to the fold.

“We must allow unity to reign supreme in our party and work together to move PDP forward in Ogun”, he added. (NAN)

We Haven’t Received Directive To Refund Applicants’ Money – NIS, Ministry Of Interior


Paradang-and-Moro-There are indications that the Federal Government may not refund the N1, 000 application fee that was paid by each of the over 500, 000 job-seekers that applied for various vacancies advertised by the Nigerian Immigration Service.

However, following the ill-fated recruitment exercise on Saturday, March 15, which resulted in the death of at least 19 applicants, the FG after its weekly Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday, announced the cancelation of the exercise and subsequent refund of the application fees.

But the Public Relations Officer of the NIS, Mr. Emeka Obua, on Saturday said that the top echelon of the service had not received any directive on the refund of the money.

He said such a directive would come from the Federal Government to Minister of the Interior, Mr. Abba Moro.

Also, the Ministry said no directive had been given to it from any quarters to refund the money to applicants.

The Special Assistant to the Minister on Media, Mr. George Ubong, in a telephone interview with one of SUNDAY PUNCH’s correspondents, said no such directive had been received in the ministry.

“We have not received any directive to refund any money”, he stated.

Ubong also denied the allegation that the contracting firm, Drexel Nigeria Ltd., which handled the exercise, was single-handedly picked by the minister, saying the firm had been registered with the Ministry of Interior as a contractor long before the appointment of Moro.

“The man has been a contractor with the ministry of interior before the advent of the minister. The minister doesn’t know him”, he said.

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Assemblies of God’s Church suspends General Superintendent over alleged fraud


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The General Superintendent of Assemblies of God Church, Rev. Paul Emeka, has been suspended from the church over allegations of misconduct, highhandedness and financial misappropriation in the administration of the church, National Mirror reports.

Speaking to newsmen in Owerri, Imo State, the acting General Superintendent, Rev. Dr. Chidi Okoroafor, disclosed that the decision to suspend the former GS was taken at the just concluded meeting of the General Committee held on Thursday March 6, 2014, in the Conference Hall of the National Secretariat, Enugu, after the committee had deliberated on the implications of his action on the image of the church worldwide.

But ever since the authorities took the decision to suspend the GS, tension had continued to mount in the church as members were divided over the suspension. While some members on the side of the suspended General Superintendent felt that the authorities were highhanded in their action, others particularly the church authorities maintained that the church had degenerated to its lowest ebb since the administration of the suspended leader. In a letter dated March 6, 2014 titled “Re: Rev. Prof. Paul Emeka, former General Superintendent, Assemblies of God, Nigeria” and signed by Rev. Dr. John Ikoni, Rev. Dr. Chidi Okoroafor and Rev. Dr. Vincent Alaje; the General Secretary, Acting General Superintendent and General Treasurer respectively, they maintained that their decision to suspend the former GS was hinged on the constitution which the GS acted against by dragging the church to court without first bringing his grievances to both the General Committee and the Executive committee members.

The church also accused the former General Superintendent of being autocratic, and involved in financial mismanagement; abuse of power and “above all took the church to court which tantamount to tarnishing the image of the church and bringing it to public ridicule.” While calling on members of the church to stop relating with Rev. Paul Emeka as GS of the church, the committee maintained that he had “ ceased to function in any of the duties assigned to the Office of the General Superintendent in the Constitution and Bye- Laws of the General Council of Assemblies of God, Nigeria, with effect from Thursday March 6, 2014.” The committee warned: “ Should any administrative unit(s) or minister(s) or member(s) of Assemblies of God, Nigeria, relate with the former General Superintendent in any way that is contrary to the established practice for all such cases in Assemblies of God, Nigeria, such administrative unit(s) or minister(s) or member(s) would be doing so to their own detriment, and would attract commensurate disciplinary measure by the Executive Committee or the General Officers of Assemblies of God, Nigeria.”

In a swift reaction, the suspended General Superintendent, however, said that those allegations were targeted at discrediting him, adding that those who are championing the suspension issue are doing so because of their selfish and parochial interests. “Some leaders at the top of the hierarchy of the Assemblies of God who are championing this to achieve their political and leadership ambition may be happy now that they are serving their purpose, but they will be shamed,” the embattled cleric said.

Source: National Mirror

“I Looked Everywhere For My Wife And Found Her In The Mortuary” – Widowed Father Of Three


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If he had known how the day would end, he laments, he would have asked government to forget its job so they could continue to live together. Mr. Amun, from Uzebba, Owan West LGC of Edo State, survived the stampede.

Amun recalled they got to the recruitment venue on time, but met an uncontrollable crowd at the stadium, as thousands of applicants struggled to participate in the job test.

The stampede occurred because the organizers decided to lock the big gates and used the small ones at the stadium. As a result, people had to pay N1000 each to gain entry. Those who could not afford the money made frantic efforts to find their way into the stadium at all costs, a situation that created chaos.

“I applied for the job as a senior secondary school holder while my wife applied as a graduate because she finished from Auchi Polytechnic. On that day, while we were on queue, I could have been the victim because while I was in the crowd, I almost couldn’t breathe. I told her we should go home,” Mr. Amun narrated.

“But she said I shouldn’t worry, that I should find somewhere to relax while she will be at the stadium and monitor things and then get back to me. About 20 minutes later, her younger brother who also came to write the examination saw me and asked after his sister. I told him she was in the crowd. 30 minutes later, somebody shouted that a woman had died. I didn’t know it was my wife.

“It was then they now went to open the big gates into the stadium. The first time, they were using the small gates; it was after the incident that they went to open the big gates, for people to enter the stadium. I thought I was going to see her inside the stadium. I went round the place, I didn’t see her. Around 4 pm when we were about to write the test, I still had not seen her and I became more worried but the brother encouraged me to write the test saying maybe she was writing her own somewhere. After the test, I sat by the gates thinking while coming out I would see her. I waited till around 6.30 to 7 pm.

“Later, thought maybe she would be in my viewing centre. I went there but didn’t see her. People came around to watch football, but because I had not seen my wife, I couldn’t open the shop. I locked the place and called her younger brother and my friend who has a vehicle. We went to the hospital where they rushed those injured during the test, to check if she was there; but they said they had discharged four people who sustained injuries.

“They checked their names, my wife’s name was not there. They now said there was one woman who Immigration officials brought without a name and they used no name to book the woman’s corpse. I now requested to see the woman. Behold, I saw my wife in the mortuary sleeping alone. I touched her, she could not touch me, I called her, she could not answer.

“I tried to call her phone because I did not believe she was dead; but she did not pick. But somebody picked her phone on the ground and the person told me he couldn’t reach the owner until after the test, because of the crowd. It was the next day that the Civil Defence people that collected it brought it home.”

Since the incident, Mr. Amun says, nobody has reached out to him from the Immigration Service. He is devastated by the death of his beloved wife whom he had known even before she went to the university. They have three children together: two daughters, Favour, 6, Miracle, 5, and a son Favour, 3.

He begs the government for assistance and support, suggesting the children whose parents have died in the terrible stampede should be given scholarships, and their relatives provided with jobs.

Official Photos From Anita And Paul Okoye’s Traditional Wedding


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After 12 years together and a daughter to show for their union, Paul Okoye finally married his baby-mama — beautiful Anita Isama.
The venue was Aztech Arcum in Port Harcourt.
Anita dazzled in three different breathtaking outfits. 
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David Mark Condemns Attack On His Convoy


david-markSenate president David Mark has condemned last Thursday’s attack on the convoy of his advance team in Orlu, Imo State, by suspected gunmen. The convoy was heading to Nkwere local government area of the state for the burial ceremony of late businessman, Sir John Richard Anyaehie.

Although no life was lost from the attack, Mark, who chose to go to venue of the burial in a helicopter, speaking shortly after the incident, condemned the daring attack on his convoy, stressing that it was least expected from that part of the zone.

He lamented that the attack could take place when Anyaehie, whom he described as a great philanthropist that united the people of Orlu Senatorial zone with his wealth and kindness, was being buried.

He described the deceased as an honest man and good adviser, whom he benefited from as a young military major in Port Harcourt, adding that his first encounter with Anyaehie was the greatest part of his life.

I’m A Detribalized Nigerian, Tukur Says At Conferment Of Igbo Chieftaincy Title In Lagos


alhaji_bamanga_tukur_337034421Immediate past chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Bamanga Tukur and his wife, Hajia Fatimah Tukur have been conferred with the title of Ezigbu anyi Ndigbo of Nigeria by the Igbo Speaking Community of Lagos State.

At a ceremony held at the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos, Tukur and his wife were said to have been conferred with the traditional titles in recognition of their humanitarian support for Nigerian people.

In his address, the President General, Igbo Speaking Community of Lagos State, Chief Ebere Ubani said though, the gathering despite being non-political, have sustained the ideology of rewarding outstanding Nigerians in whatever fields of endeavour.

“On annual basis, the Ndigbo community in Lagos State does gives out awards to different personalities who are believed to have made tremendous impacts on the lives of Nigerians. This year, we are recognising Alhaji Bamanga Tukur for his exemplary leadership and the entrenchment of rule of law while holding sway as the National Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)”, Ubani said.

In his response, the former PDP chairman expressed appreciation at the gesture but stated that it did not come as a surprise to him, because he is a detribalised Nigerian and has always rendered assistance to Ndigbo.

“I believe all these honours coming from different parts of Nigeria is an attestation to the fact that I am a detribalised Nigerian. I recount that in my service to the nation I have given succour and salvation to greater number of Igbos dead or living”, Tukur said.

‘PDP Has 11 Months To Vacate Government’ – El-Rufai


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Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and deputy national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Nasir el-Rufai has said that, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has 11 more months to vacate and hand over power to the APC.

According to him, APC is a government in the waiting, adding that, “even people in power now know that, they have 11 months to pack their bags because we are taking over”.

He stated this in Kaduna yesterday at the state APC stakeholders’ meeting in preparation for the party’s forthcoming congresses.

The former FCT Minister who is being rumoured to be nursing ambition for the governorship of Kaduna State however described his rumoured aspiration as premature, adding that at the appropriate time, party members in the state will elect their candidates for respective offices.

According to him, “My priority as the deputy national secretary is to ensure that, APC is a very strong party in Kaduna State and other parts of the country. And the question of contesting for office will be determined by the party at the appropriate time”.

Also speaking at the occasion, Senator Sani Saleh, who is an APC Senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial Zone said, there was no crisis in the Kaduna State APC as speculated, saying that, the little challenges the party had, bordered around implementation of national guidelines which has already been resolved.

He however said that, the party was ready to wrest power from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2015.

17 Killed As Boko Haram Bombs Market In Borno


Boko Haram emir Abubakar Shekau makes his first major video appearance

No fewer than 17 people have been killed in an explosion in a village market in Borno State in an attack blamed on Boko Haram Islamists, police said on Sunday.

The deadly blast struck a busy marketplace late on Thursday in the remote village of Nguro-Soye, injuring many more, said police chief Lawan Tanko.

News on the attack was slow to emerge after insurgents destroyed nearby telecom towers, shutting down communications in the area.

“An explosion in the market in Nguro-Soye killed 17 people,” Tanko told AFP, adding that police were investigating the source of the explosion.

“The attack on Nguro-Soye, as in previous attacks, is the handiwork of Boko Haram insurgents.”

Residents who fled the village to the state capital Maiduguri put the death toll at nearly 30, and said more people were hurt.

“They (attackers) fired RPG (rocket-propelled grenade) on the market and opened fire, killing 29 people,” said local trader Hamisu Ibrahim.

“Many people were injured in the attack and the stampede that followed,” said Ibrahim.

Nguro-Soye lies close to the town of Bama where 60 people were killed last month in coordinated bomb and gun attacks by Boko Haram that burnt half the town.

Deadly attacks blamed on the sect have intensified since the turn of the year, making it one of the bloodiest since the insurgency began in 2009.

So far in 2014 some 700 people have been killed in more than 40 incidents, according to Human Rights Watch.

“There is an ongoing military operation in the area (Borno) against the group and the attack was likely in frustration over their losses,” Tanko said.

“It is not established whether the attack explosion at the market which killed 17 people was as a result of planted IED (improvised explosive device) or RPG.”

Tens of thousands have fled for their lives in the restive northeast of Nigeria, either in fear of further attacks or after militants razed their homes and businesses.

A wave of attacks on education targets, including the slaughter of boarding school students in their beds while they slept, has prompted international condemnation.

Authorities in Borno state have shut indefinitely all public secondary schools after 43 students were shot and hacked to death by suspected Boko Haram gunmen last month.[AFP]

Actress Clarion Chukwura: “Why I didn’t abort Clarence Peters”


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Veteran Nollywood actress and screen goddess, Clarion Chukwurah recently granted an interview to TNN where she talked about her career, NGO, relationship, her resolution not to remarry and her two sons, music director Clarence Peters and Brian.
When TNN sought to know what she would love to correct about her past, she says: -
“You know what? It is not because Clarence is successful today. Clarence knows the truth and those who are close to me know the truth. I didn’t have Clarence because I was too helpless to get rid of his pregnancy. I had three sets of friends: there was Dr. Ojikutu( pauses)… when I was in the University of Ife( now Obafemi Awolowo University), he was ready to do it, free of charge. There was St. Lawrence in Ibadan and St. Jude here in Lagos.
But each time, I said no. I lost my father when I was 11 and he left a message that he was going to come back to me through my first kid. So, when I got pregnant, it kept ringing in my head that my father was coming back to me. Even my ex- husband knew how much my father meant to me. It was on his 30th anniversary that I was able to let go of the hurt of his death. Having Clarence was deliberate. I just had the conviction that my father was coming back. And from when he was born, everyone calls him daddy, including my mum.”
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 “Yes. I made a choice. I had Clarence, but I didn’t get married to his father. I got married to Brian’s father, but it didn’t work out. I made a choice and if I had to be married, my focus will have to be divided and somehow there will be some psychological upheaval in my children. This could be because of the fact that my father died while I was a child and my growing up was about my mum. I grew up in an environment, where the woman was focused on raising her children, so I made a choice. My mum would have gotten married again, but she made a choice.”
  
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“Why does it have to be marriage? Why can’t it be a relationship? No, no, no! I think a relationship makes it easier for both of us, you know. We each have our different and established lives.\here are certain things you don’t start expecting the person to give up. This is because marriage means you have to give up one or two things. When you start expecting somebody to give up something for you, then, you start expecting cramping that person’s style. I think it is more convenient to love each another and each other’s best friend. Just be in a relationship and it will happen.”

HORROR: Kidnappers’ Death Dungeon Uncovered In Ibadan [GRAPHIC PHOTOS]


  • Human skulls, rotten corpses litter scene
  • Guns recovered; ATM, ID cards of victims found

Soka community in Ibadan, Oyo State turned to a Mecca of a sort on Saturday, when an abandoned property at Idi Mangoro area was discovered with about 15 chained people suspected to have been kidnapped.

About six guns and several cutlasses were also recovered from the house beside it said to belong to Black Horse Plastic factory.

The discovery was said to have been made when some people who were looking for their missing family member, an okada rider, stumbled on the building situated in an undeveloped part of the community, and from where they were hearing voices.

On entering the building, the people who made the discovery reportedly met the inmates who were highly malnourished, but by the time Sunday Tribune got there, only six of them- three males and three females were met.

One of them was looking like a skeleton and in the throes of death with his mouth hanging open while he groaned in pain as flies hovered around his mouth, nose and eyes.

Human bones were also found inside a well in front of the eight-room building said to belong to Ponti Construction Company. The building beside it, it was learnt, also belonged to Black Horse Plastic Company.

Also, many shoes, bags, clothes and other accessories were found in two containers which stood beside the house while mobile numbers 08140574774 and 07038651723 with the name ’Friba’ and 08061197191 with the name ‘Koko Aram’ were also written on the inside wall of the building.

Identification cards with names such as Mr Rafiu Alamu (tanker driver) and national identity and First Bank ATM cards belonging to one Mrs Janet Motunrayo Lemo were also found at the scene.

Some of the inmates were said to have run for dear lives immediately their chains were loosened, with one of them who claimed to have been an immigration official shouting with glee as he breathed air of freedom and ran away.

One of the female inmates told Sunday Tribune that she was delivered of a baby on Friday and the baby was immediately taken away. Evidence of being a new mother could be seen as she had blood stains around her.

As operatives of Operation Burst and policemen from Sanyo arrived at the scene, four men who claimed to be security guards were arrested from the building belonging to Black Horse.

One of them who spoke with Sunday Tribune gave his name as Abideen Akanmu, saying that he was brought to the building by one Gbadamosi to watch over the house inmates.

He further disclosed that Gbadamosi used to bring people who were dirty looking. “We would bring them and shave their heads,” he disclosed.

A member of the community who spoke anonymously told Sunday Tribune that he got a call from neighbours and “when I got there, I saw people who were like mad people but on a closer look, I saw that they were not really mad, but had gone through starvation. Some of them said they had been there for two years while others said seven months.

“I was told that some of them died from starvation. That was why I called the chairman of Oluyole Local Government, Prince Abass Alesinloye so that he could see things himself.”

Another community leader, Dr Amodu Akeem, a lecturer at Lead City University also told Sunday Tribune: “At about 10.45am, I received a call from a neighbour who intimated me of the discovery in our community.

“When I got there, I discovered that they were not mad people as they spoke Yoruba and English fluently. They were about 15. That prompted us to alert the local government chairman.”

They both appealed to the government to intensify patrol in the neighbourhood as the community had become endangered with what was discovered.

One of the inmates who gave his name as Tunji Alabi said he was a conductor when he was abducted and brought to the house. He said he had spent seven months.

A community member also alleged that the security guards were just disguising, labelling them as killers. He said the kidnapped people were sane but were malnourished. He also added that all of them were met chained.

Reacting to the story when contacted, the chairman of Oluyole Local Government, Prince Abass Alesinloye said he had already called the attention of the Special Adviser to the governor on Security Matters to the matter.

He added that he had called security agents such as Operation Burst and Divisional Police Officer, Sanyo Division so that the place would be secured.

The local government chairman also said he had made arrangement that the rescued victims be taken to the hospital for prompt medical attention.

VIDEO: S*x Worker Post Fully N*ked Video Of Herself Bathing & M@sturb@t:ng On Facebook


 

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According to her facebook page, her name is Ragiatu Bah, here is a link to her profile https://www.facebook.com/rugiatu.bah.758 for those of you who might be thinking this was maliciously done by someone and not her.

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Malaysian Jet: First Photo Of Pilots Estranged Wife And Family Emerges, As Police Probe Mystery Cockpit Call [LOOK]


The captain of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 received a two-minute call shortly before take-off from a mystery woman using a mobile phone number obtained under a false identity.

It was one of the last calls made to or from the mobile of Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah in the hours before the Malaysian jet left Kuala Lumpur 16 days ago.

Investigators are treating it as potentially significant because anyone buying a pay-as-you-go SIM card in Malaysia has to fill out a form giving their identity card or passport number.

Family man: Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah with his wife Faizah Khan and two of their three children

Family man: Captain Zaharie Ahmad Shah with his wife Faizah Khan and two of their three children.

Hunt: The mystery object in a Chinese satellite image, inset, some 80 miles from the previous search zone

Hunt: The mystery object in a Chinese satellite image, inset, some 80 miles from the previous search zone.

Introduced as an anti-terrorism measure following 9/11, this ensures that every number is registered to a traceable person.

But in this case police traced the number to a shop selling SIM cards in Kuala Lumpur. They found that it had been bought ‘very recently’ by someone who gave a woman’s name – but was using a false identity.

The discovery raises fears of a possible link between Captain Zaharie, 53, and terror groups whose members routinely use untraceable SIM cards. Everyone else who spoke to the pilot on his phone in the hours before the flight took off has already been interviewed.

In a separate development, The Mail on Sunday has learned that investigators are now poised to question Captain Shah’s estranged wife in detail.

They have waited two weeks out of respect, but will now begin formally interviewing Faizah Khan following pressure from FBI agents assisting the inquiry.

Although the couple – who have three children – were separated, they had been living under the same roof. A source said: ‘Faizah has  been spoken to gently by officers but she has not been questioned in detail to establish her husband’s behaviour and state of mind in the days leading to the incident.

‘This is partly for cultural reasons. It is not considered appropriate in Malaysia to subject people in situations of terrible bereavement to the stress of intensive questioning.’

The softly-softly approach has been challenged by the team of FBI agents working with Malaysian police. They have pointed out that she may hold ‘vital clues and information’ to Zaharie’s mental state.

‘The whole world is looking for this missing plane and the person who arguably knows most about the state of mind of the man who captained the plane is being left alone,’ said a source close to the FBI team.

The source added: ‘If we want to eliminate the chief pilot from the inquiry, we must interview her in detail to find out what his state of mind was.’

The mystery caller emerged when Malaysian investigators examined the phone records of both Zaharie and his co-pilot, 27-year-old Fariq Abdul Hamid. Investigators were keen to trace the caller and interview them, although they have stressed that the fact the SIM card was registered to a non-existent ID card does not necessarily indicate a criminal or terrorist connection.

Political activists in Malaysia sometimes use SIM cards bought with bogus identity cards if they fear that their phones may be bugged by the country’s authoritarian ruling party.

The Mail on Sunday revealed last week that Zaharie is an avid supporter of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, a distant relative, and may have attended a controversial court hearing where Anwar was jailed for five years. It took place only a few hours before the flight. The timing of the call has intensified scrutiny on Zaharie as investigators struggle to establish whether the cockpit crew, a catastrophic accident or hijackers are to blame for Flight MH370’s disappearance.

Meanwhile FBI experts in the US are continuing to examine the hard drive of a flight simulator seized from Zaharie’s home after it emerged that programs he used on it had been deleted. Zaharie used the home flight simulator to practise extreme landings, including on remote Indian Ocean islands such as the US air base in Diego Garcia, investigators have revealed.

The hard drive was flown to the FBI laboratory in Quantico, Virginia, at the end of last week after Malaysian investigators failed to retrieve the deleted files, which they suspect may have been ‘buried’ in an elaborate process to cover  the user’s tracks.

The delay in handing the computer hard drive to the FBI has proved  to be a source of friction between the Malaysian and US investigators, the source close to the FBI said, adding: ‘We have the technology to do this work quickly and effectively and they simply don’t.’

Malaysia’s acting transport minister Hishammuddin Hussein yesterday said investigators are coming under increasing pressure as they are aware that time is running out  – the black box voice and data recorder only transmits an electronic signal for about 30 days before its battery runs out.

But he claimed a thorough investigation of the plane’s cargo manifest had not shown ‘any link to anything that may have contribution to the plane’s disappearance’.

I saw missing plane days ago, but no one listened’: Malaysian Woman Claims To Have Sighted Flight MH370 (PICTURED)


As aircraft and ships continued to search for debris which might be that of the missing flight MH370 on Friday a Malaysian woman on a flight across the Indian Ocean claimed to have seen an aircraft in the water near the Andaman Islands on the day the jet disappeared.

The Kuala Lumpur wife was so convinced about what she saw at 2.30pm on March 8, several hours after MH370 vanished, that she filed an official report with police that very day – a full five days before the search for the plane was expanded to the area around the Andaman Islands.

News of her apparent sighting came as a blank was drawn after two days of searching in the Indian Ocean for two objects deemed by experts as possibly being from the missing plane.

Shocked: Raja Dalelah Raja Latife said she was alarmed when she saw what looked like a plane in the water as she flew to Kuala Lumpur

Shocked: Raja Dalelah Raja Latife said she was alarmed when she saw what looked like a plane in the water as she flew to Kuala Lumpur.

Location: The Andaman Islands are far north of the debris that's been sighted by a U.S satellite

Location: The Andaman Islands are far north of the debris that’s been sighted by a U.S satellite.

 

Revealed: The final 54 minutes of communication between the flight deck on board the missing plane and air traffic controllers has today been revealed

Revealed: The final 54 minutes of communication between the flight deck on board the missing plane and air traffic controllers has today been revealed

 

JUST HOW CREDIBLE ARE MRS DALELAH’S CLAIMS?

Many will warn against dismissing Mrs Dalelah’s claims too quickly.

The islands do lie across a route MH370 could have taken after radar contact was lost and it would easily have been able to reach them before Mrs Dalelah’s sighting at 2.30pm.

After its transponder was turned off at 1.21am on March 8 the plane, with enough fuel to last 2,500 miles, turned west, following an established route towards India.

An ephemeral satellite ping registered at 8.11am suggested the plane was heading in one of two directions – south to where the potential debris was spotted, or north into China and central Asia.

The Andaman Islands lie 890 miles to the north-west of Kuala Lumpur, well within range.

Officials still haven’t ruled out MH370 being found in a northerly location, with aircraft and ships renewing their search in the Andaman Sea between India and Thailand on Friday.

Her account will be seen by many as having credibility as the islands lie within the northern corridor officials speculated that the plane might have travelled along after radar contact was lost.

However, Mrs Dalelah said she had received scorn about her account, including from a pilot who said the aircraft she was on would have been too high for her to have seen anything on the ocean below.

But mother of 10 Mrs Latife Dalelah, 53, insisted she saw a silver object in the shape of an aircraft on the water as she was flying from Jeddah to Kuala Lumpur. It was about an hour after her aircraft had flown past the southern Indian city of Chennai.

‘Throughout the journey I was staring out of the window of the aircraft as I couldn’t sleep during the flight,’ she told the New Straits Times.

The in-flight monitor showed that her plane was crossing the Indian Ocean and she had seen several shipping liners and islands – before she saw the silvery object.

‘I took a closer look and was shocked to see what looked like the tail and wing of an aircraft on the water,’ she said.

‘I woke my friends on the flight but they laughed me off,’ she added.

Strange: A former pilot said the plane's sharp westwards turn, as radar contact was lost, came as air traffic controllers in Malaysia handed over to their Vietnamese colleagues. Stephen Buzdygan said that is moment he would choose if he were to steal a plane

Strange: A former pilot said the plane’s sharp westwards turn, as radar contact was lost, came as air traffic controllers in Malaysia handed over to their Vietnamese colleagues. Stephen Buzdygan said that is moment he would choose if he were to steal a plane.

 

The same reaction has come from a pilot who questioned how anyone flying at about seven miles above sea level could see anything like a boat or ship from so high up.

But Mrs Dalelah insisted to the paper: ‘I know what I saw. I am convinced that I saw the aircraft. I will not lie. I had just returned from my pilgrimage.’

A large part of what she thought was an aircraft was submerged, she said. When she tried to tell an air stewardess what she had seen, she was told to get some sleep.

When her plane landed at Kuala Lumpur at about 4pm on that Saturday she told her children what she had seen. ‘That is when they told me that MH370 had gone missing,’ she told the paper.

‘My son-in-law, a policeman, was convinced that I had seen an aircraft and asked me to lodge a police report the same day.

‘Many of my friends on the flight doubted me at first, but they are beginning to believe me now that we know the plane (MH370) turned back and entered the Indian Ocean.’

INDIA DOESN’T WANT CHINESE SHIPS ‘SNIFFING ROUND’ TERRITORY

India has refused China’s offer to send four warships to aid the hunt for MH370 near the Andaman and Nicobar archipelago.

Officials said China’s request to enter Indian territorial waters had been ‘politely turned down’ because Indian warships and aircraft were already searching the area.

One official told The Times of India: ‘The A&N command is our military outpost in the region, which overlooks the Malacca Strait and dominates the Six-Degree Channel.

‘We don’t want Chinese warships sniffing around in the area on the pretext of hunting for the missing jetliner or anti-piracy patrols.’

Many will warn against dismissing Mrs Dalelah’s claims too quickly.

The islands do lie across a route MH370 could have taken after radar contact was lost and it would easily have been able to reach them before Mrs Dalelah’s sighting at 2.30pm.

After its transponder was turned off at 1.21am on March 8 the plane, with enough fuel to last 2,500 miles, turned west, following an established route towards India.

An ephemeral satellite ping registered at 8.11am suggested the plane was heading in one of two directions – south to where the potential debris was spotted, or north into China and central Asia.

The Andaman Islands lie 890 miles to the north-west of Kuala Lumpur, well within range.

Officials still haven’t ruled out MH370 being found in a northerly location, with aircraft and ships renewing their search in the Andaman Sea between India and Thailand on Friday.

Several MailOnline readers, including qualified pilots, have left comments backing Mrs Dalelah.

Chivers49, from Hertfordshire, said: ‘The captain is being arrogant. An aircraft flying at 35,000ft is quite clear in the sky, so why should it have been “impossible” for her to see a similar image on the sea?’ And Zen, from Perth, Australia, said: ‘You never know they should check everything out and not dismiss anything.’

Zeppelinpilot, from Montreal in Canada, said: ‘Being a pilot for the past 25 years and having flown in this area a few years ago, this appears to be the best lead received so far. According to the pilot incapacitation theory, this seems to the most logical place to look for MH370. We should give full credibility to this eyewitness account and investigate further on this location.’

Former Minister Dora Akunyili’s Illness Defies Explanation – Family Source


Former minister of information and communication, Dora Nkem Akunyili is critically ill and under close medical supervision.

Early this year, Saturday Independent newspaper reported that Akunyili was suffering severe health challenges and was flown abroad for treatment. There were also reports by Daily Post that her husband, Chike Akunyili had confirmed she was ill.

Akunyili said: “Yes, she suffered some minor health challenges but she is now okay. She is in the United States. I spoke with her today. What happened was that our son said she should come over and rest. You know all our children are abroad.

“She will soon return to the country and we will show up in a public gathering. There is a couple that wants us to sponsor their wedding. Both of us will appear in public. She is now okay.”

However, Prof. Akunyili’s special adviser on media, Isaac Umunna, dismissed the rumours of her ill health in a press statement published by CKN Nigeria on Saturday, January 18, 2014.

The former director general of National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has not made any public appearance since November 16, 2013 when she accompanied the then governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, to vote in their hometown of Agulu.

According to a relative of to the former minister who spoke with us today, March 23, 2014, Akunyili is currently having serious health challenges. The source said she has been flown to India for treatment but after series of medical tests, the doctors couldn’t diagnose the ailment.

”We are deeply concerned about our sister (Prof. Akunyili), her illness defies medical intervention,” our family source, who did not wish to be named told our correspondent in Abuja. “She has been to India, the doctors could not diagnose her illness. She has visited Pastor E. A. Adeboye, and yet her illness persists. This is worrisome, and distressing.”

Another source, who did not wish to be named, who visited her in her home in Abuja, also added that the health of the former NAFDAC boss is deteriorating.

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See Omotola’s Outfit For Paul Okoye’s Wedding


Sexy Omotola is fully ready to grace Paul and Anita’s traditional wedding in her stylish attire.
Pls keep refreshing for more photos from the event.
Stay Tuned to TrendyRammy

See Your Favourite Male Celebrities At paul Okoye’s Wedding


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Here are photos of some of your favourite male celebrities at Paul Okoye’s wedding which took place today in Port Harcourt.
I’m so sorry for the late update, network has really been crappy. please bear with me
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PHOTOS: Pretty Lady’s N*ked Pics Sent To Ex – Lover Exposed Online After She Dumped Him For Another


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See What Your Favourite Female Celebrities Wore For Paul & Anita’s Wedding


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Who is the best dressed?
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See The Groom Himself ‘Paul Okoye’ On His Special Day


Paul wore a white outfit, beads and went without a cap just to show off his natural dreads. He really looks good, you agree?
A photo of himself and Olamiju Alao-Akala,son of Oyo state Governor below

Check Out Photos Of Newly Wed Couple ‘Paul & Anita Okoye’


‘I saw Wizkid get Poisoned, Davido in a Fatal Accident & Aso Rock On Fire’ – Prophet Soul E


Singer Soul E is now a prophet and he has started seeing visions. He shared a shocking visions on his Instagram page. That as he was sleeping when God opened his eyes to see Wizkid being poisoned, he also Davido in a fatal accident and Aso Rock was on fire!!
Read what he wrote on instagram below:-

Singer Waje Finally Discloses Her Real Age


Single popular Nigerian songstress, Waje has finally come out to disclose her real age to the public.
A fan asked her how old she is and she replied saying she is 33 and also added that its her real age and not an official one. She further went on to say, that she gave birth to her child Emerald, when she was 17 years old, and that her daughter, Emerald, just clocked 15 years recently. However, Waje has kept sealed lips in disclosing Emerald’s biological father.

‘A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.’- Majid Micheal Advies Paul & Anita Okoye


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Majid who is currently married with two adorable kids attended paul’s wedding yesterday and he also gave them a candid advice on how to make their marriage last and filled with love….. Read his advice below
Ok I hope my advices work. I love being married. It’s so great to find one special person you want to annoy for the rest of your life. For two people in a marriage to live together day after day is unquestionably the one miracle the Vatican has overlooked.One advantage of marriage is that, when you fall out of love with him or he falls out of love with you, it keeps you together until you fall in again. A good marriage would be between a blind wife and a deaf husband. A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.There is so little difference between husbands you might as well keep the first. Before marriage, a man will lie awake all night thinking about something you said; after marriage, he’ll fall asleep before you finish saying it. My wife and I have the secret to making a marriage last. Two times a week, we go to a nice restaurant, a little wine, good food….. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays. Just kidn**lol. To avoid mistakes and regrets, always consult your wife before engaging in a flirtation.The man who says his wife can’t take a joke, forgets that she took him. Whenever you’re wrong admit it; Whenever you’re right shut up. The secret of a happy marriage remains a secret. We have the greatest prenuptial agreement in the world. It’s called love.” he wrote some minutes ago.

Photos:- Dencia & Jim Iyke Visits Vox Africa Studio London In Matching Outfits


Denciaa who is in London for her birthday and other interviews visited Vox Africa Studio where she met Nollywood actor Jim Iyke. They coincidentally wore same red outfits,they look good together. More photos below…….

Photos:- See The Beautiful Women In Peter & Paul Okoye’s Life



Peter and Paul don’t only have taste for material
things but they also have good taste when it comes to marrying the woman of
their dreams. Peter is married to Lola while Paul is married to Anita…. Wow,
they are so cute…
Their flawless make up was done by the almighty make up
expert BMpro. We just cant wait for their white wedding..
Whose look do you
prefer?
Wishing them all the best in their marriage….


Mother Of Two, AfroCandy Shares Photo Of Bare P**sy, Say’s She Needs Someone To Suck Her P**sy Now


**nstar mother of two has done it again, see dirty P*ssy image she shared on twitter asking guys to come and give her a HEAD!!! See request tweet below

See image shared below

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Three Commercial Sex Workers Arrested In Abuja For Fighting Over A Man


Three prostitutes have been arrested in the environs of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja for reportedly fighting over a man.
The sex workers were arraigned today before an Upper Area Court sitting in the Mararraba area of Nasarawa.
Helen Emmanuel, Mary Godwin and Kate Oyeye were all charged with fighting and constituting a nuisance in public due to their obstruction of the Sani Abacha Road in the Nyanya area of the state.
Leadership reports:

Prosecutor Steven Kwaza told the court that the one Cpl Thomas Nnamani, lodged a report at the Sani Abacha Road Police Station, Mararraba, on March 18.
He said the accused persons engaged in a free for all, thereby, disturbing the public peace.
The prosecutor said the offence contravened Section 113 and 149 of the Panel Code, and attracts three years imprisonment, option of fine or both on conviction.
The accused persons pleaded not guilty to the charges.
The Judge, Mr Vincent Gwahemba, admitted the accused to bail in the sum of N20,000 each.
Gwehamba ordered that the surety must present one passport photograph each and supply the court with reliable addresses.

PHOTO: Nigerian Actress Shares Photo Of Bare A$$ Say’s She Want’s Someone To Give Her From Behind


 

This woman is going non stop…you will not believe the photos she shared today and what she said after sharing it. Now see dirty photo shared by her today and tweet she used in captioning it and follow up tweets afterwards below… -

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Fayose to slug it out with Fayemi in Ekiti


A former governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, was on Satuday declared winner of the PDP governorship primaries in the state.

Fayose emerged winner with 462 votes out of a total of 477 votes cast.

Leader of the PDP panel which conducted the primaries Dr Peter Odili, former Rivers State governor,  announced that immediate past Minister of Police Affairs, Navy Capt. Caleb Olubolade scored 7 votes.

Odili said that Mr Dayo Adeyeye came third with 3 votes while Mrs Modupe Ogundipe came fourth with one vote.

He said a total of 544 delegates were accredited for the exercise, out of which four votes were voided.

Shortly after his announcement as candidate of the party, Mr Ayo Fayose said he would justify the confidence reposed in him by “wresting power from the incumbent governor Kayode Fayemi of APC”. The elction is due on 21 June.

Ex-Governor Ayo Fayose: emerges PDP torchbearer

Ex-Governor Ayo Fayose: emerges PDP torchbearer

 

He called on other aspirants, who contested, to join him in the task ahead and forget their differences.

Reacting to Fayose’s victory, some aspirants dissociated themselves from the exercise and  called on the President and national leadership of PDP to declare the primaries as illegal, null and void.

Sen. Gbenga Aluko, who spoke on behalf of retired Navy Capt. Caleb Olubolade, Chief Abiodun Aluko, Mrs Modupe Ogundipe and Chief Dayo Adeyeye claimed that Fayose was not qualified to contest.

They further claimed that the list of delegates was doctored in favour of Fayose.

Many supporters of Fayose in Ado Ekiti began  a carnival like procession along major roads to mark  Fayose’s victory at the primaries. Hundreds of people, including market men and women, Okada ridders,  transporters as well as school children trooped to the streets to catch a glimpse of Fayose singing songs of praise.

Voting commenced at 12:05 p.m amidst tight security by combined team of regular and mobile policemen, the State Security Service and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.

Addressing the delegates before the exercise, the leader of the PDP panel, Peter Odili, commended security agents for providing adequate security at the venue.

He said that primary option became necessary because President Goodluck Jonathan and the new National Chairman of the PDP, Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu believed in internal democracy and the voice of the people.

He said that a total of 544 delegates from the 177 wards were to vote in the primaries while 15 aspirants were recognised by Abuja as qualified to participate in the exercise.

The state Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Alhaji Halilu Pai led the team of INEC officials to monitor the primaries.

The Police Commissioner in the state, Mr Felix Uyanna, led men and officers of the command to provide security for the exercise.

Diezani jet scandal: House to summon aircraft owner, others


The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke

The House of Representatives has vowed not to leave any stone unturned in its investigation into the alleged N10bn spent on a private jet reportedly chartered by the Petroleum Minister, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke.

A motion endorsed by the House on Thursday indicated that  Alison-Madueke allegedly spent N10bn to run the jet for her personal trips within the country and abroad.

A member from Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Adejare, who moved the motion, informed the House that maintaining the jet alone, gulped N3.120bn in the last two years.

He stated that the minister reportedly spent N130m monthly to keep the jet.

Speaking to Sunday PUNCH on the House resolution, the Chairman, Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Mr. Zakari Mohammed, said the investigation would be thorough, regardless of the high positions of persons involved.

“This is one investigation that the House will not conduct hurriedly.

“It will be done thoroughly because we have a duty to expose corruption wherever it exists,” he said.

However, Mohammed noted that the matter was still at the level of investigation, adding that no conclusion had been drawn that the minister abused her office yet.

He added, “That is why it is called an investigation; that is why we have to be thorough. The House is not after any particular official of government; no, that is not the idea.

“We are here to serve public interest and trust. This investigation is not a witch-hunt, we are looking for evidence and facts. But, we are prepared and will not let anything go unnoticed.”

Findings by our correspondent showed that the Committee on Public Accounts, given the responsibility of conducting the investigation, would summon the minister after it had gathered additional information from “other stakeholders.”

It was learnt that before Thursday’s resolution of the House, the committee, which is chaired by Mr. Solomon Olamilekan, had been following up on allegations “concerning the minister’s excesses.”

A National Assembly source who pleaded anonymity, added, “Why a motion was necessary on Thursday was because the investigation had reached a point where the committee needed the mandate of the House to proceed.

“A resolution of the House empowered the committee to get to the root of the matter. In due time, the committee will invite the minister to speak on the allegation.

“She may choose to ignore the committee. The committee can go ahead to get the mandate of the Speaker to issue a warrant for her arrest to compel her to appear.

“With Thursday’s resolution, it would be on record that the committee had the mandate of the legislature to investigate the private jet she chartered.”

SUNDAY PUNCH gathered that among parties to be invited by the committee would be the firm that leased the jet to Alison-Madueke, top officials of the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and the Ministry of Finance.

“There are pertinent questions to be answered. How does she pay for the services of this jet? Is there a budgetary provision? Who approved it? Is a minister entitled to a private jet funded by public resources? These and many more will come to fore in the course of the investigation,” another source said.

Last week, lawmakers raised the alarm that the alleged N10bn expenses on the jet “eclipsed” the N255m bulletproof cars said to have been procured for former Aviation Minister, Ms. Stella Oduah, by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority in 2013.

“This case is worse than Oduah’s case. From N255m, we are now talking of N10bn. How many more ministers are living this lifestyle unknown to the public?” the source added.