Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Tunde Bakare Bashes CNN's Isha Sesay

Tunde Bakare
Isha Sesay
During his sermon this past Sunday May 11th, pastor Tunde Bakare of Latter Rain Assembly, went really hard on Isha Sesay of CNN. According to him, Sesay was very disrespectful to Nigerian Government officials who she has been interviewing since she came into the country, making a whole Minister of Information Labaran Maku look like a school boy and showing no regard for his office or even the government he represents. He said to some extent we would say yes she should give it to him because all of a sudden it appears we have no government

EXCLUSIVE: Robbers Rob, Batter Victim at Mile 2 Today

The victim
Mile 2 is currently a hot spot for crime and this young man above was robbed and bloodied today at the area, prompting the Executive Chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government, Comrade Ayodele Adewale to wonder why there has been increase in police brutality, robbery attacks on innocent citizens and residents in the Local Government despite police presence.

He said, “I am surprised that security of lives and properties are no longer guaranteed in the Local government. We have been having several armed robbery attacks in Festac Town and Mile 2 estate in recent times. In fact, the Lagos State Governor’s Aunty was robbed at gun point in Festac Town and two resident were shot at their head, this is worrisome and becoming unbecoming”, he noted.


Executive Chairman, Amuwo Odofin Local Government, Comrade Ayodele Adewale (L) condoling with the family of Late late Oyoma Edewor at Festac Town, who was shot by a happy triggered police sergeant, Mr. Godwin Otene in Festac Town over the weekend. From R-L: Mrs. Adetuji, Family member and Junior Edewor, junior brother of the deceased.

The Executive Chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government, Comrade Ayodele Adewale has paid a condolence visit to the family of late Oyoma Edewor at Festac Town, who was shot by a triggered happy police sergeant, Mr. Godwin Otene in Festac Town over the weekend.

EXCLUSIVE: FCT Director Dragged to EFCC Over Alleged Land Scam

Indications emerged yesterday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) might invite a director in the office of the Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) for questioning based on the strength of the allegation contained in a petition against him.

The complainants, Austine and Antony Obele had alleged the involvement of the said director in the sale of a non-existing plot of land to the two brothers at N6.5 Million.

FEATURES: As Nigerian Navy Prepares for Security Challenges

To achieve proficiency in weapons handling and marksmanship especially in the light of the current challenges facing the nation, the Nigerian Navy recently held its annual Small Arms Firing Exercise. 
 Before the cock crowed on a certain Tuesday, a small troop of naval personnel who had earlier assembled at the parade ground of the Naval Training Command, Apapa, Lagos, set off for Owode, Ogun State, the venue of the 2014 Small Arms Firing Exercise (SAFEX).

IshaSesay: A Butterfly Pretending To Be A Bird BY UCHE EZECHUKWU

Since the famous Canadian communication expert, Marshall McLuhan enunciated his famous ‘the medium is the message’ doctrine in 1977, mass communicators have come to agree that in mass message delivery, the measure of consideration a message gets is largely dependent on the medium through which it is delivered. In other words and because of its global prominence, people are more likely to swear on the authenticity or veracity of a piece of information because it was broadcast by the Cable News Network, CNN, from the United States of America. Today, more people would swear with the CNN than they would with the Bible or the Koran.

EXCLUSIVE: Bereaved Family of Man Killed by Police Sergeant Petitions Fashola

Late Oyoma

The family of the recent victim of police recklessness, 32-year-old Oyoma Edewor, has petitioned the Lagos State Government, Babatunde Fashola, over the death of their son in the hands of a police sergeant, Otene Godwin, with force number 355272.

Meanwhile, the petition from the legal counsel to the Edewor family, Sheriff Adebayo, which was sent to the governor and the commissioner for justice and attorney general of the state reads in part; "We would like to bring to the notice of your office the unlawful killing of a lagos state resident Mr. Oyoma Edewor.

IG Condemns Extra Judicial Killing

The Inspector General (IG) of Police, Mohammed Abubakar, yesterday restated the stand of the Nigeria Police against extra judicial killing, condemning it in its entirety, even as he tasked Zonal Inspector Generals of Police and state Commissioners of Police to  protect citizens’ right to live.

US Surveillance Aircraft Join Hunt for Kidnapped Schoolgirls

The United States surveillance airplane  has  been flying over remote areas of the northeast as part of an international hunt for about 200 girls kidnapped a month ago by Boko Haram militants who stormed their school.

EXCLUSIVE: Mob Attempts To Lynch Woman Over Baby

But for providence, a middle-aged woman would have today been burnt to ashes at the Ajegunle area of Lagos, on suspicion that she stole a newborn baby from a private hospital located at Aiyetoro Street.
Eyewitness account stated that the victim was on her way home from the hospital when passersby, who tried to ascertain how a woman her age could still give birth, accosted her.