Saturday, August 13, 2016
The teachers, over 200 of them, gathered about 7.39 am on Saturday at the popular Ibom Plaza, in
Uyo, the capital of the state, to pray for God to touch the heart of Governor Udom Emmanuel. They prayed for about two hours.
“We want God to touch his heart for his government to post us to schools for us to start work,” one of the teachers who was involved in the prayer meeting told Premium Times.
“We are from this state, and we have the right to benefit from the resources of this state.”
The organisation also said 750,000 children die every year in Nigeria before they were five years old because of pneumonia, cholera, malaria and other preventable disease.
The Nigeria Country Representative of One Campaign, Edwin Ikhuoria, said the National Health Act could “save the lives of over 3 million mothers, newborns and children under-five years by 2022 if fully implemented by allocating 15 per cent of the nation’s budget to the health sector.”
Hadzialic was stopped at random by police on Thursday evening and was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.2 grams per litre. At Saturday's press conference, Hadzialic explained that she had been at a concert in Copenhagen and had two glasses of wine before setting off to drive to Malmö four hours later. Apparently she believed the alcohol would have left her system in that time.
She is quoted by Swedish tabloid, Aftonbladet, as saying: "After the concert, I chose to take the car home to Malmö, of course, in the belief that I was not affected. There and then I committed my life's biggest mistake. I choose to do this [quit] because I believe what I have done is that serious."
Nigeria will now play Germany in the semi-final. We say big congrats to them. More more victories please.
The Jamaican strolled home in a time of 10:07 ahead of tomorrow's semi-finals and final as he bids for a triple-triple gold.
Bolt's start was not to his liking but he pushed on to pip Bahrain's Andrew Fisher in the final 10m to win the heat.
Bolt's rival Justin Gatlin also won his heat with a gentle run that came through in 10:01.
Speaking when he paid a courtesy visit on Governor Adams Oshiomhole, His Eminence who informed the governor that he was in the state for the annual meeting of the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, said all hands must be on deck to achieve the Nigeria of our dreams.
His words: “Nigeria though is experiencing difficulties but we are much much better than so many other countries. It is only what you read in the papers that disturbs you, but most industrialized countries are worst than Nigeria but you hardly hear them. We have our own problems let’s put hands together irrespective of religion. Let us salvage our economy, make the country work, let people feel free to walk at 2am. Continue...
The defending champion, who is now guaranteed his third Olympic medal, recovered from the edge against both Fabio Fognini and Steve Johnson in the last two rounds.
Murray was superb from start to finish and did not face a break point in a 6-1 6-4 victory. He will play either Rafael Nadal or Juan Martin Del Potro for the gold medal on Sunday.
The man, a 27-year-old Swiss citizen, carried out the attack on a train travelling in Switzerland's far East, along its border with Liechtenstein, and was also injured.
Police said the attack had taken place this afternoon near the Salez station on a train running between Buchs and Sennwald and that some of the injuries were serious.
"According to the information we have for the time being, the 27-year-old Swiss man poured out a flammable liquid ... (which) caught fire," police said, adding that the man "was also armed with at least one knife".
Seven people including the suspected attacker were admitted to various hospitals with burn and stab wounds, the statement said.
Adu, a diligent economic professional and Certified Financial Analyst, CFA, passed on last week Saturday after a period of illness.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, on behalf of the President and himself condoles with his wife, children, mother and the entire family. He prays that God will grant them the fortitude to bear the loss.
Drawing inspiration from the hunky actor's limitless talent- regardless of his sexuality- Naomi enthused: 'I’ve always said without gay men, I wouldn’t be where I am today.'
Dressed in a pale peach bikini, the youngest of the Kardashian-Jenner clan celebrated her 19th birthday in style- giving the cameras a sizzling show. Kim's photo (right)
The Delta State born sprinter was placed on Lane 5 for the race and finished 2nd comfortably.
Nawras and Moaz, who are joined at the chest with protruding intestines, were born in the city of Douma in July. They have now been safely transferred by ambulance to a children’s hospital in nearby Damascus. The twins travelled with their mother and aunt and are said to be in good health.
Syrian doctors had appealed for help from the World Health Organization, saying the twins would die if they were unable to undergo surgery.
The four-goal hero in the team opening game against Japan, Oghenekaro Etebo has been ruled out of the last eight clash slated for Arena Corinthians in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
“The Sports Ministry has cleared all camp allowances of the Dream team in Rio. Players and officials have now been paid 22 days allowances,” the team spokesman, Timi Ebikagboro said.
This means each player has now received $3,300 with coach Samson Siasia getting twice that amount.
Standing at 5ft 3ins Jayme Jones went from 11-stone to just seven during her year-long battle with the eating disorder. Such was the severity of her eating habits that she survived on fewer than 200 calories a day by eating just one tomato and tissue paper to fill her stomach.
But in June 2015 she decided to try something new after struggling to pay her bills on a measly salary as a salesperson in a phone shop.
'I Gave Up': Boy Who Committed Suicide After Being Bullied At School Writes A Heartbreaking Final Note
In a note, which was shared by a family friend on Facebook, the 13-year-old detailed how his treatment at Holy Angels Catholic Academy left him feeling utterly helpless.
'At first it was good. Lots of friends, good grades and a great life, but I moved and went back and it was different,' Daniel wrote.
'My old friends changed, they didn't talk to me, they didn't even like me.'
Each of his words was laced with a deep sense of grief, despair, and confusion; he had lost his woman and his first son in one day.
Buchi Eze, 30, stood awkwardly on the edge of the pit, where his woman, Blessing, had fallen to her death. She was 23 years old and was eight months pregnant.
Perhaps, Eze’s confusion overrode other emotions as he told his story because only a day before, Blessing had just returned home from a hospital, where she was on admission for four days after falling inside a pit beside the one in which she had taken her last fall.
Maybe I’ve not seen the right girl. Even if I’m in a relationship, I will still like to keep it on a low-key because immediately they know that someone is my girlfriend, that’s when different temptations will start arising.
What are the things you want in a woman?
Just love me as much as I love you, because that’s the major thing. I’m not trying to be a tyrant, but at the same time, she has to respect me and understand where I’m coming from.
Oyegun said this at a surprise 77th birthday party held for him by staff of the APC National Secretariat yesterday in Abuja.
“It has been tough times for the nation. When we were campaigning and it is necessary to continue to hammer on this part, we were not in government. We knew things were very bad, but we did not know they were as bad as we eventually found them and the revelations that come out everyday continue to buttress that fact. Continue...
Yea, I loved her more each time I gave her a Big Bang belly. She glowed more, in my eyes she was sexier,(still is). Don't know about you, but there is something sexy about pregnant women that always suggests that they should be treated and handled with tender, loving, care. They are not only special but sexy as well.
I loved to watch her body change, her hips become wider, her butt grows bigger, her boobs become fuller, her belly is exciting, her navel is sensual; she is pleasant to look at, a full woman.
It was gathered that trouble started when a member of the Hausa community had allegedly attacked and killed two of the indigenes and thereafter killed himself.
Angered by the dastardly act, the indigenes in a reprisal attacked the Hausa community, where four persons were killed as well as the destruction of several properties and houses.
UNIOSUN Lecturer Caught In S3x Tape With Student Writes Open Letter To Nigerians & The World At Large
The female student, who secretly recorded sexual activities involving her and Ojoniyi recently released the video, which has been generating reactions.
But Punch gathered from some students of the university that Ojoniyi, on Friday, posted an open letter on the platform of the Great Linguistics Whatsapp Group, where he accused the female lecturer and the Provost, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Prof. Olukoya Ogen, as the architects of his problem.
“It has happened to me before that I was moved when acting a romantic scene but when it happened, I was involved with the actor in real life. I cannot speak for other films I am going to do later. You can find a girl super attractive and when you guys are kissing, blood starts flowing south ward. But I generally just try to remember that it is a job and I do what I have to do and leave the place.
Fortunately it has worked for me so far apart from the one time that it happened.” Continue....
Sunday Karim, a Peoples Democratic Party member representing Kogi State, was stopped by the State Security Service at the Abuja International Airport as he prepared to board a flight to the United States of America.
Wilson Uwujaren, spokesman for the EFCC, told Premium Times that state agents decided to move against Mr. Karim at the airport because the lawmaker had been elusive for weeks.
“We’ve been looking for him since then but we couldn’t find him,” Mr. Uwujaren said. “So we had to put his name on the watch list.”
The respondents in the suit are the Nigeria Police, the Inspector-General of Police, the Commissioner of Police (FCT), Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Hon. Yusuf Lasun, Hon. Alhassan Ado Doguwa, Hon. Leo Ogor and the Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.
The lawmaker, in his tweets and statements had given the impression that he was enjoying the cooperation of the police, over the allegations against Dogara and others.
But Abdulmumin, in the suit filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja with No: FHC/ABJ/CS/595, said there was a police siege on his home and that up till the time of filing the suit on August 9, 2016, the siege was still in force.
“Right now, I’m watching football in my house, but as I speak to you, some people are posting on Facebook or Twitter, using my name and picture. It’s either they are talking about politics, state of the nation, ascribing series of proverbs to me or using my name to counsel people about marriage.
Someone asked me how I had time to put plenty proverbs on Facebook. I told the person I wasn’t responsible for them and that I didn’t even have a Facebook account, and she couldn’t believe it.
Dogara, who was speaking against the backdrop of complaints of Team’s Head Coach, Samson Siaisia, that the players of the team have refused to train and may boycott the tie due to unpaid allowances and wages, said the Dream Team should take patriotism as a fulcrum of their campaign, as he will personally do everything within his powers to intervene in the matter.
He said the team has a very bright chance of repeating the feat of the Atlanta ’96 Dream Team led by the legendary Nwankwo Kanu and the team should be encouraged by all Nigerians.
The girl's screams woke her mother up and roused neighbors from sleep just after 3 am in the quiet neighborhood in Pico Rivera, about 10 miles southeast of downtown Los Angeles.
Elena Lillian Moore had been stabbed at least once in the chest, and she collapsed and died in front of her mother a short time after yelling the name 'Rory.'
It's the latest cyber-attack on the Democratic party since WikiLeaks published tens of thousands of hacked emails from inside the DNC and Russian hackers apparently broke into the computers of the Hillary Clinton campaign.
Top Democrats have claimed that Russian intelligence is behind the cyber-attacks as part of an attempt to influence the election.
The crash happened at Shannon Airport in Fredericksburg, Virginia yesterday. Despite an attempt to land, the aircraft was pulled back up into the air towards the end of the runway.
"It's a small private aircraft that had come in for a landing. It got to the end of the runway. It pulled up, banked to the left and crashed in the trees and caught fire," said Corinne Geller, public relations manager for the state police.
The NDLEA Commander in the state, Mr Apeh Reuben, who presented the suspect to newsmen in Ilorin said the fake currency were mainly N1,000 notes.
Reuben said Adamu concealed the fake notes in a carton of noodles wrapped with cello tape.
He said that the suspect was arrested by NDLEA Jebba Command while on transit to Kano on Aug. 9, 2016. The commander said that Adamu conspired with a yet-to-be-identified individual in Ilorin to carry out the act.
Joseph Schooling, a 21-year-old from Singapore, took home the gold with a record time of 50.39 seconds.
Three-quarters of a second later, Phelps touched the wall at the same moment as South Africa's Chad le Clos and Hungary's Laszlo Cseh, all three recording a time of 51.14 seconds.
The women had been rescued from their pimps and are being given shelter and protection at an apartment run by a Catholic charity in Italy's capital.
The pontiff chatted with the women, some trafficked from Africa including Nigeria and elsewhere in Europe, for more than an hour.
The 79-year-old cleric has repeatedly described human trafficking as a "crime against humanity".
The incident occurred at Akedei community, a riverine suburb of Sagbama in Sagbama Local government area of the state last weekend.
The suspect was reportedly apprehended and and beaten to stupor by angry community folks after the discovery of the remains of the kid behind his house.
Friday, August 12, 2016
Standing out from her competitors in a full-body kit and hijab, she was unable to qualify for the final of the event, but was praised heavily online for her efforts.
Abuljadayel, 22, follows in the footsteps of Sarah Attar, the first female track athlete to compete for Saudi Arabia in the Olympics in 2012, and the first to compete in a hijab.
She completed the race in 14.61 seconds, lagging far behind the current world record of 10.49 seconds set by American Florence Griffith-Joyner in 1988.
Vicksburg native Jaelyn Young, 20, sobbed in court during her sentencing by U.S. District Judge Sharion Aycock on Thursday.
She pleaded guilty in March to one count of conspiring to provide material support to a terrorist organization. Young had faced up to 20 years in prison.
Her parents pleaded for leniency at Thursday's hearing. An emotional Young said she was ashamed of her actions.
Starting in early 2014, investigators began a joint investigation of a group suspected of being involved in "fraud app" credit cards where credit cards were applied for without the victims' consent, mailed to the victims, and stolen out of their mail boxes.
Two businesses were used to process the credit cards for large unusual amounts, and then able to generate cash from the fraud apps. Those businesses were identified as Lace Warehouse and African Fashions owned by Maxwell Ezenwa and Lagos Island Café, owned by Christy Tifase.
However, Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo reports that the five-time Ballon d'Or winner has made a U-turn.
Messi is said to have agreed to return to national team duty after meeting new Argentina manager Edgardo Bauza in Barcelona last weekend.
The newspaper also reports that Messi has stated his intention to play in his country's World Cup qualifiers against Uruguay and Venezuela later this year.
Mr. Kanu and two others, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawuisi, are facing trial for alleged treason. and have been in detention since October 2015.
Reacting to the government’s decision on Thursday to release some members of the group who were arrested in February, Mr. Kanu’s lawyers, led by Ifeanyi Ejiofor and the Amoebi Nzelu, said they were not opposed to talks with the government.