Tuesday, September 16

Ayo Oritsejafor Admits Ownership Of Seized Jet with $10million In South Africa

A private jet seized last weekend by South African authorities with a stack of $10 million in cash meant for arms purchase, belongs to the head of the Nigerian Christian community, Ayo Oritsejafor.

This has been confirmed by the aviation ministry who adds that Ayo Oritsejafor, the president of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, had however, leased the jet to another party. Meaning that Mr. Oritsejafor had no control over the use of the aircraft.

Mr. Oritsejafor’s church also confirmed the ownership in a separate statement Tuesday. That the

Mutiny at Maimalari Barracks: 12 Soldiers Sentenced To Death

Military authorities last night sentenced 12 soldiers to death by firing squad for mutiny after they were found guilty of attempting to kill their erstwhile General Officer Commanding (GOC) 7 Division, Maj.-Gen. Ahmed Mohammed, by shooting at his official car between May 13 and 14, 2014. The incident took place at the Maimalari Barracks, Maiduguri.


Four soldiers were discharged and acquitted while one soldier was sentenced to 28 days imprisonment with hard labour.

The soldiers were arraigned before the court martial on a six-count charge of criminal conspiracy to commit mutiny, disobeying lawful orders and various acts inimical to military service. The convicted

Chibok Girls’ WAEC Results Ready – Education Minister

Nigeria’s education minister, Malam Ibrahim Shekarau, has told the House of Representatives Committee on Education that the results of the Chibok schoolgirls who wrote the April 2014 West African Examinations Council (WAEC) exams are ready.

Shekarau made the disclosure yesterday at a stakeholders meeting organised by the House Committee on Education, over the federal government’s directive to schools to resume on September 22, against the October 12 date given in consideration of the Ebola Virus Disease in the country.

According to Leadership, the minister said the results were being reviewed by the education ministry, because of the “haphazard” nature of the situation caused by Boko Haram’s abduction of some of the schoolgirls.
“By 1pm today (Monday), the president has scheduled a meeting, which I am attending, specifically to address some of the issues of girls’ education in that troubled zone

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