Friday, May 2

President Jonathan Sets up 17-member Committee to Help in Rescue of Missing School Girls



President Goodluck Jonathan has set up a Presidential Committee to help in the rescue of over 200 female students in the custody of the Boko Haram terrorist group. This was disclosed in a just released statement by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Pius Anyim.

Mr. Anyim said the committee has 17 members, is headed by Ibrahim Sabo, a retired brigadier general and will be inaugurated on May 6th. Read Mr. Anyim’s full statement below.

Meanwhile, World Economic Forum opens in Abuja on 7th May, 2014. And there are reports that all government business, schools in the nation's capital will be shut down for 3 days. That the Nigerian government is also advising private organizations with large number of staff to close down as well. This shut down order during the world economic forum is reportedly to ensure free flow of traffic in Abuja.

PRESIDENTIAL COMMITTEE ON THE RESCUE OF THE ABDUCTED FEMALE STUDENTS AT GOVERNMENT SECONDARY SCHOOL – CHIBOK
As part of efforts to ensure successful rescue of the abducted female students of Government Secondary School CHIBOK, the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, GCFR, has approved the constitution of a

Kerry Washington Welcomes Daughter Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha

 
Kerry Washington actually gave birth two weeks ago, and it's been a secret!

The Scandal star and her husband, former NFL quarterback Nnamdi Asomugha welcomed baby Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha on April 21. According to TMZ, the baby was born at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a favourite choice for celebrities due to the private and relatively luxurious birth suites.

Kerry, 37, and her husband, 32, gave their daughter the middle name Amarachi, meaning 'God's grace' in the language of the Igbo people of Nigeria. He and Kerry are notoriously secretive about their personal lives and are rarely seen together in public.

Miley Cyrus Art Video (Photos)

Miley Cyrus is definitely not one to shy away from an opportunity to bare some skin and set tongues wagging for her raunchy musical performances. And even though she is on bedrest to recover from a recent health scare, a brand new video featuring some of her raciest antics yet has just been released.
In the short art film Tongue Tied, the 21-year-old strips down to nothing but nipple tape and latex panties as she performs various attention seeking acts. The video is in collaboration with artist Quentin Jones, posted online by Nowness, and features Miley in some of her most kinky antics to date.
Check them out below

The Doctors’ Strike Caused My Wife's Death - Late Mrs Amaka Igwe's Husband


Late veteran filmmaker Amaka Igwe's husband  Mr Charles Igwe, while receiving delegates from the National Executive of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP) who paid him a condolence visit days ago, says the ongoing Doctors' strike led to his wife's untimely death.

Narrating how Amaka died, Mr Charles painfully said:
“We were in Enugu preparing for her new soap, and Amaka was taking some of the people through acting when she had an asthma attack. After using her inhaler without success, she was taken to a nearby hospital, but we were told that the doctor was not

WTH is Going on Here?


2 Cameroun Nationals in Police Net over May Day Nyanya Abuja Bomb Attack

Two suspects identified as Cameroonian nationals have been nabbed and are currently in police custody in connection with last night’s devastating bomb blast in Nyanya, Abuja.

NewsExpressNgr reports that Force Spokesman Frank Mba disclosed this in Abuja while briefing newsmen. Mba said only 19 people died, 31 were injured by the blast, which happened around 8pm near a police checkpoint and opposite the bus station bombed by Boko Haram in the morning of April 14, officially killing 75 people and injuring over 200. He, however, assured that the police are on the trail of other suspects.

According to eye witnesses, they had seen a man suspected to be the bomber pack a white Volkswagen Golf car in the vicinity of Wazobia Park and walked away, shortly after which the bomb went off.

“There were policemen around when this explosion happened and they didn’t manage to stop it,” lamented Charles Osueke, who was in the area at the time of the blast.

Photo below shows the Golf car reportedly used for the bombing.


Iyabo Obasanjo Writes Boko Haram, says Insurgents are More Competent than Jonathan’s Men

"I am moved to write about the current state of affairs in Nigeria. My first inclination was to write to the President but since all letters to him seem to elicit only open derision and even more stupidity from his inner circle, I have decided to address my letter to a group also currently causing Nigerians a lot of pain and agony that may actually have more sense than the country’s leadership.

Dear Boko Haram, the fact that you have taken arms against the Nigerian state is no surprise. The question should be why haven’t more young people organised themselves against the state? Even the fact that your motto, ‘Against Western Education’ is in a way reasonable given the fact that your leader, martyred by the Nigerian state had university education and found no reasonable employment but had to resort to thuggery for politicians to survive, as the story goes.
He, like millions of Nigerian young people and college graduates, seeing a blighted future are doing anything to survive. They have become opportunistic desperados, almost sub‑human as the stepping on and trampling on each other to death at the Immigration employment debacle indicates.

Where you’re wrong, Where I think you have gotten it wrong are in two areas, if you can pardon my giving you some unsolicited advice.

First, your victims are becoming more and more the people you should be attracting to your side. Take the Nyanya bus massacre. The people that live in Nyanya are usually the clerks, messengers and other lowly office workers that live out in relative slums compared to the rest of Abuja and take public transportation to work to receive monthly salaries they barely get by on.

Consult any written work of successful revolutionaries be it French, Russian, Cuban or even the more recent uprooting of communism in Eastern Europe, to succeed you need the people to be on your side. Right now you are not achieving this. You are targeting the group you need most. This does not make for a successful revolution but you are making yourselves into nuisances to the people and in the end while the state, including its military machine may not be able to conquer you, your downfall will be alienating these potential allies, i.e. the oppressed and down-trodden.

Secondly, the abduction of girls. It must be hard to stay in the bush as all male revolutionaries fending for yourselves with no sexual gratification. Cuban example. But again, reading up on past bush revolutionaries like the Cuban, for example, indicates that they were able to convince some women to go voluntarily with them into the bush. Somehow, revolutionary zeal does not include sexual abstinence and cooking and cleaning by yourselves. Reading must be hard for you since you hate education but the past is a good guide to the future and if you can’t read, you are done for in organizing or succeeding in most endeavours as most things have been done before and reading up on how it was done can only serve as good guidance.

The parents of the girls you abducted are just trying to give their daughters a chance at having successful lives. Without an education there is very little anyone can achieve in this early 21st century. I know living in the bush; it must still seem like the dark ages but the truth is that even with the lack of jobs and opportunities for young people in Nigeria currently, it is still better to be educated.

An educated university graduate who was selling food from a food cart ignited the Arab Spring which was spread by use of the internet which is hard to use if you are not educated. There are writings, videos and stuff you post on the internet which I haven’t seen. But think of it, you can only post and use the internet because some of you have some education. But in the end you have no control over the distribution of your advertising and recruiting information because as you may know, the internet is really part of the western system you despise.

Why you’re succeeding:

The truth is that you have succeeded because the Nigerian state has failed to provide jobs and opportunity for its young people who you can now easily recruit. By disrupting education, you are adding to the burden of the people.

You may say, but how about our religious issue? Let the truth be told, just as there are indigenous southern Muslims, there are indigenous northern Christians even from your epicentre in Borno State and just as you are zealous for your religion, I don’t see them giving up their religion either.

The reasonable solution to this impasse would be for you to advocate for everyone to be able to practice their religion as they see fit with respect for each other’s beliefs. Remember, a couple of centuries ago, all of our ancestors below the Sahara were all animists worshipping various ‘gods. This ‘One God’ — us against them situation — is a relatively recent one in our human history and you will be advised to let the originators fight it out and let your people be."

Iyabo's letter was published by Vanguard.


Photos: Tiwa Savage & Hubby Turn Up their Swag @ Dr Sid'sBirthday party last Night


Soo beautiful a couple. Tiwa shared these photos of herself and hubby looking so fab at Dr Sid's birthday party last night on Instagram.

Rihanna Turns Heads Again With Her African Inspired Hairstyle & Outfit to #iHeartAwards


It’s definitely been a huge year for Rihanna. Chick just won Artist of the Year at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards which held last night at the Shrine Auditorium in L.A. And aside her award acceptance speech which was witty and honored all her fans, Rihanna's outfit and hairstyle to the event, Bantu knots, is trending yet again.

Check out more of the photos and let's read what you think about it.

Hot or Not? Annie Idibia's Outfit for Friend's Birthday Celebration


Annie Idibia pictured with best friend Mary Bassey. One of their other friends celebrated her birthday yesterday. Annie's outfit - hot or not?

Amazing Photos: Elvina Ibru talks about her Weightloss, from 250kg to 115kg, in New Interview

 


 
Back in England two decades ago, popular daughter of billionaire businessman  Olorongun Michael Ibru, Elvina Ibru won an unusual beauty contest. She was crowned the Miss Big and Beautiful Competition UK. At her peak, Elvina weighed all of 210 kgs. Fast forward to today, the former singer now weighs 115kg and she's oozing so much sexiness with her new figure.
 
Read Elvina excitedly talk about her massive weightloss journey with TheNation in a new interview, how a lot of Nigerian men wanted to father her babies and how much she hates being married. Interview seems long but is very interesting and quite revealing. I couldn't cut any part out to make it shorter.
Excerpts:
  • You won an international beauty pageant because of your big size, why are you slimming down?
 I think Gloria, my elder sister, started it. Initially, she was the biggest amongst us all. She started losing weight first. Then I was getting bigger by the day. So two years ago, after Gloria inspired me with her gradual weight loss, I started telling myself that I could do it too. I guess what eventually triggered it off was that I had been big all my life but I never had any sickness or illness. It got to a

Timi Dakolo & Wife Busola Look Amazeballs on this Cover of Gem Magazine


GemWOMAN/GemMAN magazine's hot new issue has singer Timi Dakolo and wife, Busola on the cover.. You like?

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