Monday, 31 March 2014

Boy kills brother in Yobe state, removes his eyes, tongue

A boy in Daya Village, Fika LGA of Yobe State, today Monday March 31st allegedly killed his younger brother and removed his tongue and eyes, Premium Times reports
A resident of Daya, Ishmail Daya, said that the younger boy had gone missing three days ago and that while a search was going on in the village, the older brother was found with his brother’s tongue and eyes.
“He killed his younger brother and buried him on his father’s farmland,” Ishmail said.
Both the alleged killer and the victim are believed to be underage. He insisted that there had been no prior quarrel between the siblings.

Thursday, 27 March 2014

The Residents Near Shagari Plaza, Customers Flee As Explosion Takes Place In Premises

Customers and residents near the Shagari plaza on Moshood Abiola way, Garki Area one in Abuja all fled for their lives this evening as explosions occurred within the premises.
At around 5:17pm this evening, a loud noise was heard and suddenly another one heard and it kept occurring for some minutes which left people confused and suspected it was Islamic sect, Boko Haram at work again.

But according to sources, it was a gas cylinder that exploded and a Jeep packed beside it also went up in flames. The fire spread and other cylinders caught fire.
The gas retailer who tried to save some money he had made during the day which was kept under one of the cylinders rushed for it, but was also caught up in the fire. He is currently receiving treatment at an undisclosed hospital, and soldiers have been sent to the plaza to monitor activities.

Mr Chidi Lloyd Discharged And Acquitted Of Murder case

Majority Leader of the Rivers House of Assembly, Mr. Chidi Lloyd has been discharged and acquitted this morning by a High Court in Port Harcourt after been charged of attempted murder.
Mr Lloyd was alleged to have hit one Mr Michael Chinda on the head with a mace during a fight between supporters of Governor Ameachi and some legislators in 2013 and was arrested and charged for attempted murder.
While delivering the judgement, the judge said, there was nothing the court could do in the matter as the police was not willing to prosecute the case further, so he was discharged and acquitted.

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Eminem Becomes Second Best-Selling Male Artist

 It was a historic week for Eminem. The rapper sold his 2 millionth copy of The Marshall Mathers LP 2, and took the title of second best-selling male artist of the SoundScan era. (SoundScan is the modern method for tabulating sales and was implemented back in 1991.)
According to Billboard, Eminem’s eighth studio album sold another 13,000 copies in the week ending March 16, upping its combined total to 2.004 million album sold. Those milestone numbers, combined with sales of his entire catalog, pushed the rapper above country star George Strait, who had previously been the second best-selling male artist. Currently Eminem has sold 44.91 million units, while Strait has notched 44.89 million.
The only male artist to wrack up more sales: Garth Brooks, who sits at No. 1 with a massive 69.52 albums sold.

Tunde Fowler Joins Lagos State Governorship Race

The chairman of Lagos Internal Revenue Service, LIRS, Tunde Fowler has resigned to pursue his governorship ambition of governing Lagos State next year under the umbrella of APC, Pm News reports. He has already submitted his resignation letter which will take effect from 1 June, 2014 for him to be able to pursue his political career.
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