Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Vacation Turns Boxing Night for Jay Z and Beyonce in Thailand

jay z in thailand
TMZ - In what seems like a scouting trip for a possible Solange Knowles career change, Jay Z and Beyonce took in a Muay Thai fight during their vacation in Thailand. 

It all went down at Patong Boxing Stadium in Phuket. There were kicks. There were punches. There was Beyonce sitting ringside while the violence unfolded ... all in a space that was roughly the size of an NYC elevator.  

PDP Can’t Find Drivers To Take President Jonathan’s Campaign Vehicles From Kaduna To Kano

President Jonathan’s Campaign Vehicles
President Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign team suffered a major setback today in Nigeria’s in the core north as commercial and private drivers refused to take campaign vehicles already painted in the PDP and Jonathan /Sambo campaign brand from Kaduna a state to Kano metropolis citing fear of attacks by citizens opposed to the President's return to office after the 2015 elections.

Several drivers who were approached to drop off the campaign vehicles complained that Mr. Jonathan has failed the north and they could not in good conscience be seen driving vehicles with his campaign logo between the two most important cities in the north.

Photos : Chinese Businessman Is Jailed For 13 Years For Buying And Killing Tigers To Eat

Killing Tigers
 A wealthy Chinese businessman has been jailed for 13 years for hiring poachers to kill three tigers so he could eat their penises and drink their blood.

Xi Pat had 'a special hobby of grilling tiger bones, boning tiger paws, storing tiger penis, eating tiger meat and drinking tiger blood alcohol'.

A court heard he ate the genitals and drank the animals' blood before giving the rest of the meat to his business friends and partners.

Israel hails President Jonathan as Nigeria pulls last-minute surprise to block Palestinian UN resolution

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu and President Goodluck Jonathan
The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, praised President Goodluck Jonathan Wednesday, after Nigeria pulled a last-minute surprise that helped thwart a resolution calling for an end to Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory by 2017.

The resolution, presented to the United Nations for approval, called for new talks based on territorial lines that existed before Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip in 1967.

Nigeria Struggles to Sell Oil Cargoes, Offers Discounts to Asian Buyers

opec president
Almost half of Nigeria’s cargoes due to be exported in January are still available, Reuters has reported, even as oil prices reach the $50s trough, almost $10 below Nigeria’s benchmark price.

The backlog has pushed Nigerian oil differentials versus Brent to their lowest since at least 2009 BFO-QUA at 65 cents a barrel, down 80 per cent since May, said Reuters. And it is also creating a discount frenzy between African and Gulf oil producers to Asian buyers.

Video shows President Jonathan linking ex-Borno Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, to Boko Haram

Ali Modu Sheriff
About two weeks after Nigeria’s secret police, the State Security Service [SSS], cleared a former Governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff, of any link to the extremist Boko Haram sect, PREMIUM TIMES has obtained a video suggesting that President Goodluck Jonathan is personally aware and strongly convinced of the former’s governor’s longstanding relationship with the founder of the sect.

In the video clip, shot in April 2013 during a visit he made to Borno state, Mr. Jonathan was heard describing Mr. Sheriff, who was then a member of the opposition All Progressives Congress [APC] as a “friend” of Mohammed Yusuf, the man who founded and led Boko Haram for years.

See video after the cut..

Reps Aspirant Dumps PDP After Winning Party’s Primary, Joins APC For Osinbajo

A People Democratic Party, PDP, House of Representative aspirant, Aisha Osori, has denounced the PDP to join the All Progressives Congress, APC, after emerging winner on the platform of the PDP.

Ms. Osori made the announcement on Tuesday in Abuja while briefing journalists at the APC national secretariat. Ms. Osori emerged winner at the recent AMAC/Bwari federal constituency primary in the Federal Capital Territory.

Nigeria Causes Palestinian Statehood To Fail At UN Security Council

A UN Security Council meeting at the UN headquarters in New York, Dec. 22, 2014. / Photo by AP
Nigeria was the country that determined the result of the UNSC vote; it moved from supporting the Palestinian resolution to abstaining.

The UN Security Council rejected Tuesday night a draft resolution on Palestinian statehood, with 8 votes in favour, 2 against, and 5 abstentions.

The USA voted against, but without the required nine votes in support of the resolution, Washington was not required to exercise its veto power. Australia joined the U.S. in rejecting the text.

Only poverty lover will vote Jonathan – Osinbajo

The running mate to the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, said the poor state of the nation’s economy has plunged many Nigerians into poverty.

He added that there must be a change of government at the federal level to liberate Nigerians from poverty.

Northern Farmers Plan To Sell Yams To Raise N5billion For Buhari Presidential Campaign

A group of yam farmers across some northern states in the country have pledged to support the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate, Gen. Mohammadu Buhari’s campaign in the 2015 general elections with N5 billion. The group disclosed this in a statement made available to NAN in Jos on Today.

Rev. Jacob Musa, the Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the farmers under the name “Buhari-Osinbajo Presidential Appeal Campaign Fund (BOPCAF), said that farmers from 10 states of the federation were planning the fund raiser.

Red Meat now linked to cancer

red meat
Red meat contains a chemical that is unnatural to the human body, scientists say.

Previous studies have linked red-meat consumption to a number of cancers, especially colorectal, breast, prostate, ovarian and lung cancers. 

Now, U.S. researchers believe the culprit is a sugar molecule called Neu5Gc, found in beef, pork and lamb.

How My 55-Year Old Husband R*aped Our Daughters, Impregnated One - Wife Tells Police

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A 55-year-old man, identified as Osaro, has been arrested by men of the Edo State Police Command for allegedly defiling his nine-year-old daughter.

Osaro, according to his wife, Stella, had earlier impregnated their 17-year-old daughter, just as she told newsmen at the Ogida Police Division, Benin, that she recently returned to her husband’s house after he said he had repented.

Photo : Boy Kills 10-Year Old Friend For Abusing Him

Photo credit: Samson Folarin
Samson Egunje, 12, a primary 6 pupil has killed his 10-year old friend for allegedly abusing him.

Samuel Igbekele, 10, met his untimely death on Saturday when he was about eating that night before a neighbour sent him on an errand.

Samson who claimed Samuel insulted him in the morning, had been looking for him all day before he found him that night and stabbed him with a bottle on the neck. He was rushed to the hospital and was confirmed dead on arrival.

Photo : Dismissed female worker connives with others to rob former employer

A dismissed worker of Tecno phones Nigeria Ltd, Stella Chimezie, has been arrested for conspiring with four men to rob her former employer in Abuja.

Chimezie, along with Abdulazeez Abdulraseed, Okafor Okwudili, Moses Joseph and Peter Akoo, were paraded by the FCT Police Commissioner, Wilson Inalegwu, on Tuesday, for stealing four Tecno phones and seven phone screens valued at N500,000.

2015 budget : President Jonathan to spend N456.98million on honoraria

The Office of the President   will spend N456.98m on honoraria and sitting allowances in 2015.

This is different from the N348, 342,741 projected to be spent by the State House   on honoraria and sitting allowances during the same year.

Details of the 2015 budget proposals obtained by The PUNCH in Abuja on Tuesday also show that the office of the President will spend N1.93bn on travels and transport.

We Will Arrest And Prosecute Obasanjo with the APC Gangsters - Minister of Police Affairs

Minister of Police Affairs
Jelili Adesiyan, Nigeria's Minister of Police Affairs has threatened to arrest and prosecute the former President, Mr. Olusegun Obasanjo and those in the APC for making "inciting" comments. Jelili was speaking at the launch of book by Mr. Yinka Odumakin in Lagos State titled "Watch the Watcher".

See the cip after the cut....

Why Jonathan did not visit Chibok

Tanko Yakasai 
Elder statesman and chieftain of the PDP Alhaji Tanko Yakasai over the weekend explained why he thinks President Jonathan didn't visit Chibok. 

He said:
“Why I think the president’s decision not to visit the area is not bad is because we were all aware of the deteriorating level of insecurity in that part of the country. We all know it was too risky for the president to visit Chibok at that time. The president is not a soldier, soldiers are the people that should be sent there. If I was the president and such an incident occurred, the right thing for me to do was to send soldiers and to be frank, our soldiers are doing their best. We are hearing on radio and reading on newspapers how soldiers are being killed but yet they are doing their best.

Buhari Has Health Issues and May not Last More Than a Year in Office Before Dying

A source, knowledgeable of happenings within the corridors of power, Aso Rock, has said there is a security report concerning the health of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, the APC presidential standard bearer.

The source told Daily Post that the 72 year-old former Head of State may not live more than a year or two if he assumes office as Nigeria's President in 2015.

"Many people think the presidency or the PDP is trying to portray Buhari in a bad light or declare him unfit for the nation's topmost job but the information I am giving you is authentic," he assured.

Tokunbo cars to cost more from January 1

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Prices of imported used cars are expected to rise appreciably in the New Year as the Federal Government begins the collection of 70 per cent duty on second-hand vehicles imported into the country from January 1, 2015.

This is the second phase of the national automotive policy, which was announced in November 2013.

In a move to encourage local assembling of vehicles, the government had last year raised the import tariff on fully-built cars and used vehicles from 22 per cent to 70 per cent. The first phase of the policy involving the payment of 35 per cent duty came into effect in February 2014.

Seven Boko Haram Bombers Die in Explosive-laden Van

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Seven suspected Boko Haram terrorists were on Monday killed when an Improvised Explosives Device hidden in a Toyota pick-up van exploded before it could get to Biu Market, suspected to be its destination.

A security source, who spoke on condition of anonymity with PUNCH on the telephone on Tuesday, said:
“A Toyota pick-up van, loaded with maize and beans with IED hidden under them, belonging to Boko Haram insurgents, exploded near Chikwarkir village of Biu, killing all the occupants of the van.”

Photo : Omonigho Abraham, Boy attacked by dogs recovers in India

Boy attacked by dog
Omonigho Abraham, the four-year-old boy attacked by dogs in the Igando area of Lagos State is beginning to regain his health in an India hospital.

Omonigho was in a stable condition and would return to the country between January and February 2015.

The national leader of a non-governmental organisation, Global Initiative for Peace, Love and Care, GIPLC, Mr. Nuhu Kwajafa, whose organisation was part of those that raised funds for the victim, told Punch on Tuesday that he was in a stable condition.

Husband 'strangles Wife to death, then stabbed himself in murder suicide' just two days after Christmas

Husband 'strangles Wife to death
A husband strangled his own wife then stabbed himself in a murder-suicide at the couple's home, police believe, Daily Mail reports.

Richard Dzienisiewski and his wife Christine, both 37, were both found dead at their home in Hazlet Township, New Jersey, on Saturday in an apparent murder-suicide.

Christine had been strangled, Hazlet Township police said, while Richard had been stabbed. Authorities were called around 7.50pm.

16 Year Old Gives Birth to Triplets in Delta State

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A 16-year-old girl, Helen Ezeh, in Delta State has given birth to triplets.

Reports say she delivered the babies in Owhelogbo community, in the Isoko North Local Government Area of the state.
The children were said to have been born prematurely, after just seven months of pregnancy.

However, both the mother of the children and the newborns are doing well. 

The father of the children, John Eyavoro has also reportedly given thanks to God for the miraculous birth.

Boko Haram : Pictures Of Mubi As Normalcy Returns

 Business is gradually picking up at Mubi town the second largest town in Adamawa State. Mubi town though appears a shadow of itself after it had been taken over by Boko Haram insurgents about a month ago.

Life is slowly coming back to the once bubbling city where thousands of cows are transported to the southern part of the country. Several journalists were conducted round the city including Maiha, Mubi South, Hong and Gombi local government areas by some security guides and men of the state emergency (ADSEMA) saw shocking specimens.

More photos after the cut...

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Photo : President Jonathan pays N6.2million tax in 3 years

President Jonathan
 Abuja- President Goodluck Jonathan made tax payments of N6, 264,221.75 to the Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS), out of a total of N43, 230, 871.44 as president between 2011 and 2013.

Details of the president’s tax payment also showed that the president did not earn any other income besides his fixed income as president of the country in that period. There were no indications of income from stocks or other businesses that the president could have had.

Despite earning a regular service of N14, 410, 290.48 in each of the three years, the president tax liabilities however increased in 2012 and 2013 to N2, 510, 775. 77 up from the N1, 242, 670.21 paid in 2011.

Nigerians will appreciate me when I leave Office – Jonathan

Abuja – President Goodluck Jonathan has said that Nigerians will appreciate the good works he has done for the country after he has left office.

Speaking, Tuesday, when he received a delegation from Bayelsa State who paid him a visit as part of the Christmas celebration, President Jonathan said he will continue to do his best in order to meet the expectations of not only Nigerians but especially the people of Bayelsa State.

“You Speak Like Your Party” – Lagos Blasts Vice President Sambo

The Lagos State Government on Monday lambasted Vice President Namadi Sambo over his recent comment that the state was imposing heavy taxes on the residents of the state.

The state government noted that Sambo’s remarks was as a result of the fact that he had nothing to say at the function where he made the remarks.

The statement said the vice president spoke in manner consistent with that of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party.

Nigerian man sentenced to death by hanging for drug trafficking in Malaysia

Nigerian man sentenced to death
A 37 year old Nigerian man, Ibe Godwin Uzochukwu has been sentenced to death by hanging in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia after he was found guilty by a Malysian high court for trafficking 2,150.4 grammes of methamphetamine. He was arrested with the drugs at KL International Airport (KLIA), Sepang in 2011.

According to court documents, Ibe was arrested with the banned drugs upon his arrival at the exit Route, KLIA Arrival Hall, at 4.30pm on July 1, 2011. After listening to the submission of the prosecuting counsel, the judge who presided over the case, Datuk Halim Aman, found Uzochukwu guilty and sentenced him to death by hanging.

Timetable and Schedule of activities for 2015 general election

 Timetable and Schedule of activities for 2015 general election


Coup attempt foiled in The Gambia

Yahya Jammeh
According to reports
There was a failed coup attempt by presidential guards in The Gambia today Dec. 30th. 

Some presidential guards stormed the presidential palace in Banjul, the country's capital and shot sporadically in the air. The whereabouts of Gambia's president, Yahya Jammeh is said to be unknown. 

An army source who spoke to AFP said the attackers had been completely warded off and the situation has been brought under control.

Kim & Kanye s‎et to move out of Kris Jenner's house after buying neigbour's $3million home

Kim & Kanye
Kim and Kanye are getting set to move into their own home.. E! News confirms that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have purchased the home adjacent to their massive $20 million estate in Los Angeles' ultra-luxurious area of Hidden Hills for a reported $2.9 million.

A source at real estate site Trulia tells E! News the ranch-style spread, which sits on 1.49 acres, is "a total tear-down," which suggests that this power couple is planning to expand their already-vast property

Photos : Rihanna parties in just bikini bottoms and a sheer top aboard yacht

 Braless Rihanna gives revellers an eyeful as she parties in just bikini bottoms and a sheer top aboard mega yacht in the Caribbean yesterday.

See more photos after the cut...

Photo : AirAsia plane carrying 153 people overshoots runway in Philippines

Two days after an AirAsia airliner carrying 163 people plunged into the sea, another one carrying 153 passengers overshot the runway at an airport in the Philippines today December 30th, forcing passengers to disembark the aircraft on emergency slides.

The incident occurred at Kalibo Airport in Aklan province in Philippines according to a journalist Jet Damazo-Santos who was on board and shared the photo above on Twitter. "Engine was shut immediately, we were told to leave bags, deplane asap. Firetruck was waiting,' she said

22-yr old dropout arrested for killing dad in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 22-year-old Oluwaropo Tifase, for allegedly killing his father, Moses Tifase, in the Mile 2 area of the state.

Our correspondent learnt that Oluwaropo, who is the fifth child and only son of the family, had had clashes with his parents in the past over financial issues.

According to the police, Oluwaropo, a suspected cultist, was rusticated from a university in Ondo State, a few years ago for some cult-related offences.

Photos : Missing AirAsia Flight-Bodies of Passengers spotted floating in sea

Missing AirAsia Flight
 The missing AirAsia flight 8501 have found up to six dead bodies, luggage, a plane door and an emergency slide floating in the water off the coast of Borneo Island.

Indonesian officials coming off a helicopter said they spotted a numerous bodies floating in the water..
Images shown on Indonesian television showed at least one bloated corpse floating in the water, causing many of victims' relatives - who were watching live reports at crisis-centre at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya - to burst into tears, and at least one woman to collapse in grief. Navy spokesman Manahan Simorangkir confirmed the discovery to TVOne, saying several victims were found, but he did not indicate whether they were dead or alive.


85-year-old Landlord Arrested For R*aping A 7-year-old Girl

. Victim’s mother rejects N1m offer

The Edo State CCommand has arrested an 85-year old man for allegedly defiling a seven-year old girl at Usen, Ogida Quarters in Egor Local Government Area.

It was learnt that the incident, which was reported at the Ogida Police Division, had been transferred to the police headquarters for further investigation.

The mother of the victim, Endurance Ogieva, a rice hawker, alleged that she was offered N1 million by relatives of the suspect for the case to be withdrawn.

Photo : Mechanic Stabs Man For Pinging While Driving In Lagos

Julius Joseph
A mechanic, Olajide Olaniran, has stabbed a 34-year-old man, Julius Joseph, for allegedly pinging on the road while driving in the Ijaiye area of Lagos State.

Our correspondent gathered that Joseph was returning from a bank in the area to withdraw money when Olaniran, who was in a Toyota Corolla, blocked the road and accused him of pinging and driving.

It was, however, learnt that Joseph was checking an alert he received on his phone when the incident occured.

Presidency : Jonathan Pockets N4.323 Billion As Salary In 3 Years

ABUJA – FOR presiding over the affairs of Nigeria as its president in the last three years, President Goodluck Jonathan has pocketed N4.323 billion as salary.

In the same vein, he had within the last three years,paid N626.422 million as tax to the country.

The years which the president earned the salary and paid the tax, according to document from the Federal Inland. Revenue Service,FIRS, he released to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, were 2011,2012 and 2013.

LAWMA to convert popular Ojota dump site to golf course

Ojota dump site
Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) said yesterday that it would soon turn the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota into a golf course. Tagged as Nigeria’s most popular refuse dump, Olusosun has been a subject of foreign documentaries in the past because of the many activities of scavengers at the site.

The managing director of LAWMA, Mr Ola Oresanya, said the golf course project would come under the agency’s second 10-year-rolling plan.

Photos : Father weeps uncontrollably after son was buried alive by lorry dumping sand

Father weeps uncontrollably after son was buried alive by lorry dumping sand
 A heartbroken father cradled the body of his six-year-old son who was buried alive while building sand castles on a construction site.

Chien Hao died after a lorry dumped its load of sand on top of him as he played with his eight year-old sister and a friend of hers.

According to Mail online, the two girls, who had just managed to get out of the way in time, raised the alarm and builders, firefighters and the boy's parents attempted to dig him out with their bare hands.

'I don't crave sex..I just want to cuddle.'- Khloe Kardashian opens up

Khloe Kardashian
 Khloe Kardashian who covers Cosmopolitan UK  told the new issue of the magazine:
 "I don't crave sex. I talked about it more openly when I was married because it's more comfortable. I crave companionship – I just want to cuddle. I got married at 25 – I was young, but I loved it. I do like it when you save certain things for your marriage. I don't think you should treat every guy you're dating like your husband. It doesn't make it special."......


Photo : 2 Teenagers Killed During Fight Over Cash Gift From Fuji Musician In Lagos

Two groups of warring thugs who have been fighting since last week over money given to them by a Fuji musician had on Saturday, December 27, 2014 gruesomely murdered two teenagers while they were fast asleep in their rooms at the Ijoria Badia, Apapa- Iganmu Local Council Development Area of Lagos State

According to New Telegraph report, a witness said that the hoodlums attended a stage performance of the Fuji musician, identified as Remi Aluko, at Bobland Hotel, Ijora but soon engaged in a free for all when one faction, after collecting money from the musician, refused to share.

INEC Releases Names Of Candidates For 2015 Presidential Election

2015 Presidential Election
The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released the names of the presidential candidates and their running mates who will contest the 2015 elections. 

Only 11 parties have submitted the names of their candidates so far and they are;

PDP: President Goodluck Jonathan and his vice, Namadi Sambo
APC: Muhammadu Buhari and Yemi Osinbajo
KOWA Party: Oluremi Sonaiya and Saidu Bobboi
Hope Democratic Party: Ambrose Albert and Haruna Shaba


Unread email saves family of 10 from boarding vanished AirAsia plane

Flight QZ8501
An Indonesian family reportedly missed boarding Flight QZ8501 after they failed to read an email from AirAsia advising them of a change in departure time.Ari Putro Cahyono and nine members of his family would have boarded the Singapore-bound flight on Sunday had it not been for the unread message.

Ari said he and his relatives had arrived at Surabaya's Juanda International Airport at 5:30am - 10 minutes after QZ8501 departed.The flight was originally scheduled to depart at 7:20am.

"I did not read the email notifying the change of the departure schedule," said Ari as quoted by

Photos : VP candidate Prof Osinbajo takes his campaign to the streets of Obalende

 Pics: VP candidate Prof Osinbajo takes his campaign to the streets of Obalende

APC Vice Presidential candidate Prof Yemi Osinbajo was in Obalende, Lagos on Saturday Dec. 27th to  campaign for his party.

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Photo : Man savaged to death by his own pitbull

Eddie Cahill
The owner of a pitbull terrier was mauled to death by his pet on Christmas Day.

Eddie Cahill, was reportedly killed by his eight-year-old dog, Fat Boy.The 40-year-old was found at home by his wife Bianca Rodriguez, reports.

According to UK Mirror, she had been spending the day with her family but returned home around 5pm.She found the animal with blood in its mouth and her husband’s body lying on the living room floor covered in bites.

Cameroonian Army attacks Boko Haram, kills 41

Boko Haram
At least 41 militants and one soldier were reportedly killed as the Cameroonian military launched an air raid on suspected Boko Haram fighters who attacked one of its bases on the border near Amchide and seized a huge portion of the town of Ashigashia.

The Voice of America quoted Cameroon military spokesman, Col. Didier Badjeck, as saying that about 1,000 suspected Boko Haram fighters had seized parts of the villages of Ngouma, Sagme, Ardebe, Mbaljuel, Dambore, Soueram and Ashigashia and briefly occupied a military camp on Sunday.

Exclusive : Nigerian minister secretly sells off National Theatre to UAE company

National Theatre
 According to

Barely one year after Nigerians stopped him from turning the National Theatre into a hotel, the Minister of Culture and Tourism, Edem Duke, secretly jetted off the country to the United Arab Emirates, UAE, where he traded off the nation’s cultural pride to Mulk Holding, a diversified UAE-based conglomerate with interests in retail sector and other businesses.

The secret deal which was successfully shielded from the Nigerian media, in spite of a subsisting concessioning arrangement with the Bureau of Public Enterprises, BPE, was signed and sealed in December , 2014 between a delegation led by Duke, the General Manager of the National Theatre, Kabiru Yar’Adua and representatives of Mulk Holding, said to be ploughing the sum of $40 million (about N7.5 billion) counterpart fund into the project.

Father uses daughter as collateral for N600,000 loan

Mary and Okon | credits: Temitayo Famutimi
Culled from The Punch Newspapers

Apart from hunger and ill health ravaging the camps of displaced Bakassi indigenes, TEMITAYO FAMUTIMI uncovers the story of a 12-year-old girl whose refugee father has pushed into servitude

In the dusty village of Akwa Ikot Eyo Edem, Akpabuyo Local Government Area of Cross River State, Edet Okon sat down in front of St. Mark Primary School.

Photos : I cried like a baby when Boko Haram attacked Kano college – Lecturer recounts ordeal

 A lecturer at the Federal College of Education, FCE, Kabuga, Kano, Chief Christian Ojimba, in a recent interview with Vanguard recounted the ordeal he and some of his students went through when Boko Haram members visited their school on September 17th, an attack that lasted 45minutes.

What he said below...
"It was a very serious attack and an unexpected one. Before the attack on our school, Boko Haram terrorists had attacked Kano State Polytechnic inside the city centre, with the new strategy of using female and male teenagers, who they arm with bombs. In broad-day light on Wednesday, September 17, our school, the Federal College of Technology, Kano, was attacked.

That day, I didn’t have lectures, but, in my usual way, I had to go to school, because I am very friendly with my students.