Sunday, May 4

What did You Learn from President Jonathan's Media Chat Tonighgt? Highlights


Our dear President Goodluck Jonathan's media chat on TV tonight just ended some hours ago where he spoke about the nagging, current national issues & responded to questions. Had to go tidy up for tomorrow before getting back to fully discuss this with you dearies. A lot of Nigerians are disappointed with the chat and are right now expressing their displeasure on Twitter. Who else watched the chat? What are your thoughts? Did President Jonathan's answers satisfy you?

Just in case you didn't watch, here are some of the trending comments President Jonathan made during the chat.

On ASUP strike:
"If you go on strike for one day, by law, you are supposed to forego your
salary. It is only in Nigeria that a body will go on strike for 6 months, and still get salary for the 6 months. The Polytechnic strike is been handled.
Re-election 2015:
My declaration for 2015 should not be a problem for Nigeria, but how we manage the

Charly Boy's Father, Justice Oputa, Dies At 96

 
The death has been announced of Charly Boy's father - Hon. Justice  Chukwudifu Oputa. A retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Justice Oputa died today in Abuja. And according to the statement released by his son, CharlyBoy, Justice Oputa was aged 96.
The statement reads:
“The Family of Justice Chukwudifu Oputa wishes to announce the passing to glory of the eminent jurist and a retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria at the age of 96 years. He passed on peacefully on Sunday afternoon, May 4, 2014, after recovering from a brief illness. Funeral announcements will soon be released by the family.”

Oputa, before his death, had been absent from public functions in recent years due to critical health condition. His body has been deposited at the morgue of the National Hospital in Abuja.
May his soul rest in perfect peace.
 

Stella Damasus Speaks On Abducted Schoolgirls



Once again, Nollywood actress Stella Damasus pours her heart out, begs the Federal Government to save the abducted girls and our country. Quite moving...

5-Year-Old Boy Jumps From 19th Floor Window After His Mom Won't Let Him Watch ‘Spider Man’


A five-year-old boy fell to his death from his 19th-floor bedroom window after he was refused permission to watch the latest Spider-Man movie.

According to Indonesian media, the boy named only as Valentino, was in the bath on Thursday when he asked his mother, a 23-year-old woman named as Eva, if he could see the latest superhero film.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was released in Indonesia on Wednesday and has been a smash hit, scoring the country's highest opening day box office figures of all time.

But the boy's mother said he could not go because his one-year-old brother Vincencius was ill and

Flavour Shares Another Shirtless Photo of Self



This guy is just too fresh, guys. Who has seen his new video with Chidinma Ekhile, for her song 'Oh Baby'?


Photo of the Day!

 

Suicide-Bomb Attack Foiled In Damaturu…Suicide-Bomber Arrested


According to a just released DHQ press release, an attack by suicide bombers operating in a pickup vehicle laden with IEDs was this morning foiled in Damaturu, the Yobe State Capital.

The target of the attack was ‘A’ Division of Police Command situated by the main round-about in the heart of the town. The attempt was however foiled as the culprit was arrested by the police personnel on duty. A total of 6 already constructed turbine containers loaded with explosives as well as 20 liters of petrol and 11 bags of beans chaff have been recovered from the scene. Other items recovered included video and electronic recording facilities.

The police anti-bomb squad has safely detonated the explosive.

 CHRIS  OLUKOLADE
 Major General
 Director Defence Information/Coordinator

Hot or Trashy?


Ghollywood actress Yvonne Okoro last night at the Ghana Music Awards..

Nuella Njubigbo-Chikere Shares New Photos of Herself With Hubby Tchidi


 
Nuella shared the photos on Instagram. See more after the cut

Chimamanda Adichie Writes President Jonathan - "The President I Want"

 
 Award winning author, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, has condemned President Jonathan's actions and non-actions towards taming Boko Haram. Cos according to her, Nigerians are right now going through the most violent period in our nation's existence and she finds President's Jonathan's reaction to it all unbelievably surreal. 
Read her message below:
Some of my relatives lived for decades in the North, in Kano and Bornu. They spoke fluent Hausa. (One relative taught me, at the age of eight, to count in Hausa.) They made planned visits to Anambra only a few times a year, at Christmas and to attend weddings and funerals.  
But sometimes, in the wake of violence, they made unplanned visits. I remember the word ‘Maitatsine’ – to my young ears, it had a striking lyricism – and I remember the influx of relatives who had packed a few bags and fled the killings. What struck me about those hasty returns to the East was that my relatives always went back to the North. Until two years ago when my uncle packed up his life of thirty years in Maiduguri and moved to Awka. He was not going back. This time, he felt, was different. 
My uncle’s return illustrates a feeling shared by many Nigerians about Boko Haram: a

Prophet T.B Joshua Says He Warned about the 2nd Abuja Bomb Blast Before it Happened

 
Prophet T.B. Joshua's team has released a Youtube video, saying the prophet had warned Nigerians before the 2nd Abuja bomb blast occurred on May 1st. According to them, through Wise Man Racine on the 20th of April 2014 during a live service at the church, the prophet called on viewers worldwide to pray for God to avert what he (Joshua) saw happen in the nation, Nigeria on Thursday evening. These were his words:
The Man of God sent me to you that this is part of the message he had for the nation

Lupita Nyong'o Stuns at White House Correspondents' Dinner: See Her Dress!

 
Lupita Nyong'o made yet another stunning red carpet appearance, this time at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, May 3.  She nailed it again, right?
 
Meanwhile, earlier in the day, Nyong'o stole the show at the pre-WHCD 2014 Garden Brunch in a strapless red-and-white cocktail dress by Giambatti Valli. She paired the flirty frock with Christian Louboutin heels and a festive clutch. Check it out after the cut

Big Brother The Chase Housemate Elikem Proposes To Boo Pokello (Photos)

 
Big Brother Africa The Chase Ghanaian housemate Elikem last night proposed to girlfriend Pokello during the Ghana Music Awards!

Elikem made the bold step when the two were called up on stage to announce the winner for 'Best Collabo of the Year' which was won by Kwabena Kwabena and Samini, ‘Adult Music’. Elikem had instead surprised everyone including his bride to be when he dropped on one knee and asked Pokello to be his wife. Pokello of course said yes. Big congrats to them.

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