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Saturday, 19 July 2014

BREAKING: U.S. confirms Russia supplied missile launchers to separatists

The United State has confirmed that Russia supplied missile launchers to separatists, attempted to move back across border after crash.

U.S. official confirms Russia supplied missile launchers used in downing of Malaysian airline

US Kerry tells Russia's Lavrov investigators must get access to Ukraine crash site.

BREAKING: Israel to expand Gaza ground offensive says army; Abbas, Meshaal to meet Sunday to discuss Gaza truce

*An Ongoing Clash Between Hamas Gunmen and Israeli troops on the Lebanese border with Palestine!

*2 More Israeli Soldiers Were Killed In Gaza In Two Separate Incidents Overnight Saturday

Israeli army says it will expand Gaza ground offensive as the bloodiest conflict since 2009 entered its 13th day with a death toll of over 350. 
"This evening, the ground phase of Operation Protective Edge expands, as additional forces join the effort to combat terror in the Gaza Strip and establish a reality in which Israeli residents can live in safety and security," the army said in a statement.

Two more Israeli soldiers killed Saturday, bringing the total number of IDF fatalities to 5 since ground offensive began Thursday.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal to meet Sunday to discuss Gaza truce, officials say.

Also President Mahmoud Abbas and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will meet on Sunday to try to reach a ceasefire agreement with Israel to bring an end to 12 days of warfare, a senior Qatari source told Reuters. Due to take place in Doha, the meeting will be headed by the Gulf state's emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, who has been acting as a "channel of communication" between Hamas and the international community, said the senior source familiar with the matter.

OPEN HEAVENS DAILY DEVOTIONAL For Sunday 20 July 2014 - Theme: Those God Calls By Pastor E. A. Adeboye

RCCG OPEN HEAVENS DAILY DEVOTIONAL For Sunday 20 July 2014 - Theme: Those God Calls By Pastor E. A. Adeboye

Memory Verse: 1 Corinthians 1:26
For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

Read: 1 Corinthians 1:26-29

26 For ye see your calling, brethren, how that not many wise men after the flesh, not many mighty, not many noble, are called:

27 But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty;

28 And base things of the world, and things which are despised, hath God chosen, yea, and things which are not, to bring to nought things that are:

29 That no flesh should glory in his presence.


Friday, 18 July 2014



But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel

READ: ACTS 9:10-15

10 And there was a certain disciple at Damascus, named Ananias; and to him said the Lord in a vision, Ananias. And he said, Behold, I am here, Lord.

11 And the Lord said unto him, Arise, and go into the street which is called Straight, and enquire in the house of Judas for one called Saul, of Tarsus: for, behold, he prayeth,

Football governing body FIFA lifts suspension of Nigeria from international competition over government interference

Football governing body FIFA on Friday lifted the suspension of Nigeria from international competition over "government interference" in the game. The suspension of the Nigerian Football Federation was imposed on July 9 just after the national team were beaten in the last 16 at the World Cup.

"FIFA has noted that the court proceedings and order preventing the president of the NFF, the NFF executive committee members and the NFF Congress from running the affairs of Nigerian football that prompted the suspension have been withdrawn," said a statement by the world body.

"As statutory order has been reinstated at the NFF and the legitimate bodies reinstalled, FIFA has decided to lift the suspension as of today, Friday 18 July 2014."

"Jonathan’s Unbridled Ambition Will Destroy Nigeria’s Democracy - Bola Tinubu

The Presidency and the ruling PDP forcefully had their way in Adamawa. 
Governor Nyako has been impeached. Nigeria’s constitution suffers violence. 
Democracy has been setback.

Under the constitution, a governor can only be impeached for “gross misconduct.” For the PDP, Nyako’s crime was not the false allegations contained in the articles of impeachment. To them, his gross misconduct was leaving the reactionary PDP to join the progressive APC. His misdeed was to exercise his constitutional right of freedom of association and political expression by leaving their corrupt assemblage and joining the party that just may represent the best hope of rescuing Nigeria from its present descent into authoritarian darkness.

Perhaps, Governor Nyako’s greatest sin is his temerity to speak truth to power albeit in a courageous way. On two different occasions, he gave an unvarnished insight into the Boko Haram menace and the insecurity engulfing Northern Nigeria. At the Institute of Peace in Washington DC this year when he visited with other Northern governors, he placed the blame for the Boko Haran insurgency on the Jonathan presidency. He then followed this up with a detailed letter to the forum of the Northern governors in which he accused the Jonathan led government of genocide against the North. This rattled and unsettled the government.Repeated attempts to have Gov. Nyako withdraw his letter and apologize to the President failed. From the moment he wrote that letter, he became a marked man. The government savaged the governor through the media. This kangaroo impeachment is government’s way of punishing Nyako.

Thursday, 17 July 2014

Breaking: Osun Tertiary Institutions Suspend 5 Month Industrial Strike

The striking lecturers of the Osun state tertiary institutions, ASUP and COEASU have suspend the 5-MONTH STRIKE ACTION!

According to the reports: "The Congresses of our Great Unions (ASUP & COEASU) have resolved that the leadership of CASUOSTI should go ahead and sign the draft Agreement with the State Government and suspend the strike action. Consequently, the strike is hereby suspended with immediate effect."

"We hope that Government would be faithful to the Agreement and ensure timely implementation of all the major clauses therein."

BREAKING: Israeli military says rocket fired from Gaza at Israel as 5-hour humanitarian cease-fire ends

Israeli military says rocket fired from Gaza at Israel as 5-hour humanitarian cease-fire ends. A Hamas official has also dismissed those reports of a ceasefire agreement. "The news about a ceasefire is incorrect. There are continuing efforts but no agreement until now," Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri told AFP on Thursday.

Israel's hardline foreign minister, Avigdor Lieberman, who voted against a ceasefire earlier this week, has dismissed reports of a new truce.

APC - Pres. Jonathan embarrassed Nigeria by waiting to be goaded by Malala to meet Chibok parents

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as a compound embarrassment the fact that it took 17-year-old girl-child education campaigner, Pakistani Malala Yousafzai, to visit and convince President Goodluck Jonathan to agree to a meeting with representatives of the parents of the kidnapped school girls.

''President Jonathan, who has already embarrassed himself and the entire people of Nigeria by his inexplicable failure to visit Chibok since the girls were abducted over 90 days ago, has compounded the embarrassment and insulted Nigerians by waiting for Malala to goad him to meet with the girls' parents, not in Chibok but in Abuja,'' the party said in a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday by its National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed.

"I was cornered into resigning, ex-Adamawa deputy governor

Mr. Ngilari rather than address his resignation letter to the governor, addressed it to the Speaker of the Assembly.

The controversy surrounding the resignation of Bala Ngilari as the Adamawa State Deputy Governor continued on Wednesday with the principal character stating that he was cornered into resigning the way he did. Ngilari claimed that he was forced to send a letter to the ex- Speaker of the House of Assembly, Umaru Fintiri, who is now the acting Governor.

Mr. Ngilari’s resignation was read on the floor of the Adamawa Assembly on Tuesday and accepted by the lawmakers few minutes before the then state governor, Murtala Nyako, was impeached. His resignation has been questioned by Mr. Nyako and other lawyers who argue that since the then governor was still in office then, Mr. Ngilari should have submitted his resignation letter to Mr. Nyako.

On Wednesday, Mr. Ngilari said he was aware of the constitutional provision but was boxed to a corner by the lawmakers.

GAZA CONFLICT UPDATES: Comprehensive ceasefire not true

The official who leaked reports of a "comprehensive ceasefire" agreement now seems to rowing back slightly. Reuters reports:

An Israeli official said on Thursday that Israeli senior representatives at talks in Cairo had accepted an Egyptian proposal for a comprehensive Gaza ceasefire starting on Friday, but Israel's leaders still had to approve the deal.

The official, who earlier said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision-making security cabinet had agreed to the truce, later told Reuters the forum had not yet voted and was still examining its details.

In Gaza, there was no immediate comment from Hamas or other Palestinian groups on whether they had accepted a permanent ceasefire to end warfare now in its 10th day.

Also Rocket sirens in Israel have marked the end of the acclaimed humanitarian truce, and the bombardment of Gaza has also resumed. Exactly at the end moment of the ceasefire that never really happened, there is a siren in Ashkelon region.

Israeli, Hamas Conflicts: Scepticism about reports of ceasefire agreement

Today's humanitarian truce, which was largely observed despite the exchange of mortar fire, is not expected to last.

Israel's prime minister has signalled that Israel will resume bombardment of Gaza when the five-hour truce expires in the next few minutes. PM Netanyahu has rejected request of extending current ceasefire, and said Israeli air force to react as soon temporarily ceasefire ends

BREAKING: Kiev alleges Russian air force jet shoots down Ukrainian warplane

YAHOO Kiev (AFP) - Kiev on Thursday accused a Russian air force jet of shooting down a Ukrainian warplane over its territory Wednesday, ratcheting up tensions along the volatile border between the two ex-Soviet states.

"A military plane from the air force of the Russian Federation carried out a rocket strike on a Ukrainian airforce SU-25 as it fulfilled its task over the territory of Ukraine," Ukraine's National Security and Defence Council said on Twitter.

The pilot of the downed fighter jet managed to eject and was later evacuated by Ukrainian forces, the military said.

The latest allegation from Kiev comes after it said that a military transport plane downed Monday was "likely" hit by a missile fired from the Russian side of the porous border.

BREAKING NEWS: Rockets fired from Gaza into Israel amid ceasefire, Israeli army says

Rockets fired from Gaza into Israel amid ceasefire, Israeli army says.

Israel and Hamas agree new ceasefire to begin Friday, Israeli official says.

Reports has that Mortars was fired from Gaza during humanitarian cease-fire.


Lenin, and realities has taught us only struggle wins concession from the ruling class. Buttressing this, science has also taught us through Newton's first law of motion that "a body will continue to be at a state of rest if a force is not exerted on it!" The current fee increment that pervades higher institutions of both state and federal governments is a great attack that all Nigerian students must unite and fight. 

Let no individual, and or union share that ridiculous illusion that mere dialogue or lobbying can resolve the issues on our hands. Even with the most humane of our ruling class;if you do not demand for your right,you will not be given. Then,we must make it clear that this regime of hike is a conscious effort by Nigerian rulers to take back from us what they have granted as concessions on funding public education via the victory of the workers' unions. ASUU won its struggle on the 2009 agreement which won the payment of 200 billion naira annually in the spate of five years. 

Monday, 14 July 2014

BREAKING: Van Gaal direct trains to Manchester Unitedpre-season tour without vacation

The ManU bound Holland coach Van Gaal direct trains to Manchester United pre-season tour without vacation after the FIFA World Cup tournament in Brazil.

Breaking: Iron Dome intercepts rocket over Ashkelon

BREAKING: Diego Costa on Tuesday to fly to London for contract signature and medical tests with Chelsea

Diego Costa on Tuesday to fly to London for contract signature and medical tests with Chelsea FC. Chelsea already have agreed deal to sign Diego Costa.

Britain Announces £1.1 billion In Defense Spending To Fight Terrorists and Cyber Attacks

A huge investment is to be made in Britain's military to fight its "unseen enemies", including cyber attacks and terrorism.  Prime Minister David Cameron will announce the £1.1 billion package of investment in military capabilities, such as drones, at the first day of the Farnborough Air Show today.

Writing in The Daily Telegraph, he insisted Britain "cannot defend the realm from the white cliffs of Dover". He wrote: "Today's investment demonstrates our approach to national security. There are those who believe we would be safer if we fundamentally retreated from the world.

"They see new warships and military investment and imagine a government bent on foreign adventurism.

Tony Blair wants Cairo to mediate Israeli-Hamas' Gaza violence

Cairo (AFP) - Egyptian government, under new President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, has adopted a hands-off approach towards the conflict in Gaza amid deteriorating ties with Hamas. Mideast Quartet envoy Tony Blair arrived in Cairo Saturday for talks on ending the violence in Gaza, where Israeli air raids have killed more than 155 Palestinians this week, officials said.

Blair, who represents the European Union, Russia, United Nations and United States, will hold talks with Egyptian officials to press for an end to the c

Despite international concern, truce efforts have been unsuccessful, according to Egypt, which had been key in mediating previous ceasefires between Hamas and Israel.

Wipe out all the Zionists: Hamas taunts Israel with battle song in Hebrew

Hamas has posted a Hebrew version of one of its battle songs in the latest act of psychological warfare accompanying the physical conflict with Israel.

The original Arabic version of “Shake Israel’s Security” has long been a popular anthem of the Islamist movement’s military wing, the Ezz Al Deen Al Qassam Brigades.

Now the Hebrew translation is on the brigades’ YouTube site, proclaiming to a dramatic orchestral accompaniment: “Wipe out all the Zionists...burn soldiers and their bases.”

“Exterminate the cockroach nest, expel all the Zionists,” it exhorts.

Israel and Hamas have since Tuesday been locked in a spiralling war across the border between southern Israel and the Gaza Strip, where Hamas has its power base.

FIFA World Cup: Mix of tears, cheers and violence in Argentina

Argentinians reacted with tears, cheers and violence after the dream of a third World Cup title slipped through their fingers, as clashes between hooligans and police ended a massive street party. 

Tens of thousands of people flocked to the Obelisk in Buenos Aires, the iconic monument where the country traditionally celebrates and rallies, waving the flag, setting off fireworks and singing the praises of national hero Lionel Messi and team.

Liverpool Captain Steven Gerrard should carry on as England skipper, says David Beckham

David Beckham has urged Steven Gerrard to lead England into their Euro 2016 qualifying campaign.The Liverpool FC midfielder, who is just two appearances short of breaking Beckham’s outfield record of 115 caps for England, has yet to decide whether to carry on playing international career following the nation’s dismal World cup outing.
Beckham believes Gerrard should retain the armband and help Roy Hodgson’s side recover from the crushing disappointment in Brazil.

See President Jonathan in a New Fashion Hit or Miss (PHOTO)

White Shocks on Native Attire

Sunday, 13 July 2014

Israeli soldiers raid Gaza rocket launch site

International pressure mounts on both sides to halt attacks

Israeli naval commandos clashed with Hamas militants in a raid on the coast of the Gaza Strip on Sunday, in what appeared to be the first ground assault of a six-day Israeli offensive on the territory aimed at stopping Palestinian rocket fire.

With aerial support from fighter jets, the Israeli force attacked a site in northern Gaza used to launch long-range rockets, an Israeli military spokesman, Lieutenant Colonel Peter Lerner, said. Militants opened fire, wounding four commandos, but the launch site was hit, he said.

Hamas said its fighters had fired at the Israeli force offshore, preventing them from landing.

Lerner said the forces had "completed their mission" and that the results of the raid "would be the first published ground activity" by naval troops in Gaza, in an offensive that Palestinian officials said has killed at least 160 Palestinians, many of them civilians.

No Israeli has been killed by Hamas rocket fire.



MEMORY VERSE: Philippians 1:21
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. 


1 I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that ye present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.

2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God.


Israel retaliated to the firing of two rockets by firing several shells at outskirts of al-Hinniyeh, al-Ezriyeh

Two rockets have been fired towards Israel from the al-Qlayleh plain near the southern city of Tyre.
Israel Army retaliated to the firing of the two rockets by firing several shells at the outskirts of al-Hinniyeh and al-Ezriyeh in Tyre district, amid overflights by its military aircraft.

Iraq’s Qaem city under full control of armed men - Al Jazeera TV

Al Jazeera TV reported quoting security sources in Iraq that armed groups have completely seized the city of Qaem bordering Syria. Iraqi armed groups had for several days taken control of large parts of this city.


CNPP PRESS STATEMENT: "Senate Retroactive Supplementary Recommendation: Unconstitutional"

The Senate Report on the missing $49.8 billion Crude Oil Sales Revenue that recommended, 'that President Goodluck Jonathan should prepare and present to the National Assembly, a supplementary budget to cover the sum of N90.693 billion for PMS subsidy for 2012 and the sum of N685.919 billion for kerosene subsidy expended without appropriation by the National Assembly', is unconstitutional, less than transparent as the expenditure of any amount without appropriation is an impeachable offense.

The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties (CNPP) had read from page to page and could not locate the section that mandated the Senate to make such unconstitutional and fraudulent recommendation; for Section 81 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended only stipulates in Section 81 that, 'The President shall cause to be prepared and laid before each of the House of the National Assembly at any time in each financial year estimates of the revenues and expenditure of the Federation for the next following financial year'. Not years after and to cover fraud.

Breaking news: Germans are the New FIFA World Champions

Final scoreline: Germany 1-0 Argentina. The first European to Win World Cup in South American soil.... The New FIFA world champions are Germans.

Lionel Messi emerges Golden Ball winner.

Germany have won the World Cup for the 1st time in 24 years & captured their 4th title after a record 8 appearances in the final.

Germany beats Argentina 1-0 in extra time to win World Cup

BREAKING: Israeli commandos make first ground incursion in Gaza

Israeli warning: Thousands of Gaza civilians flee; Protest outside Israel embassy in Delhi in solidarity with Gaza

Gaza toll hits 165 as Israel campaign enters 6th day

Israeli troops briefly raid Gaza as offensive rages

Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel widened its range of Gaza bombing targets to civilian institutions with suspected Hamas ties and deployed ground troops inside Gaza for the first time early Sunday to raid a rocket launching site in the Palestinian territory. More than 156 Palestinians have been killed.

Four Israeli soldiers were hurt in clashes during the brief incursion to destroy a rocket launching site in northern Gaza, the military said. It said the troops later returned to Israeli territory.
Israeli strikes on Gaza killed a teenage boy and a woman on Sunday, medics said, raising the overall death toll to 165 as the punishing air campaign entered its sixth day.

According to emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra, one strike on the northern town of Jabaliya struck a house, killing a 14-year-old boy.

Israeli warning: Thousands of Gaza civilians flee; Protest outside Israel embassy in Delhi in solidarity with Gaza


(Yahoo) - Thousands fled their homes in a Gaza town on Sunday after Israel warned them to leave ahead of threatened attacks on rocket-launching sites, on the sixth day of an offensive that Palestinian officials said has killed at least 160 people.

"Those who fail to comply with the instructions will endanger their lives and the lives of their families. Beware," read a leaflet dropped by the Israeli military in the town of Beit Lahiya, near the border with Israel.

Militants in the Islamist-ruled Gaza Strip kept up rockets salvoes deep into the Jewish state and the worst bout of Israel-Palestinian bloodshed in two years showed no signs of abating despite mounting international pressure to cease fire.

BREAKING: Arjen Robben rules out move to Manchester United after Louis van Gaal offers him a place at Old Trafford

Arjen Robben rules out move to Manchester United after Louis van Gaal offers him a place at Old Trafford

Old Trafford-bound coach tells Dutch television the Bayern Munich forward is welcome to follow him to Manchester next season.

Robben has ruled out the possibility of joining Manchester United. Robben has been linked with United ever since it was announced that Louis van Gaal would be taking over at Old Trafford after the World Cup.

Robben told Dutch broadcaster NOS following Holland's 3-0 win over Brazil that Van Gaal had offered him a place in the United squad next season.

Breaking News: Boko Haram Claims Responsibility For Abuja and Lagos Attacks In New Video

The Nigerian Boko Haram Islamist sect has claimed responsibility for Abuja and Lagos attacks in a new video, as reports by AFP.

The group claims responsibility for 25 June bombings in Abuja and Lagos in new video which the authorities have tried to cover up as an industrial accident.

Also Boko Haram chief voices support for Islamic State's Baghdadi, Al-Qaeda in new video.

BREAKING News: Fierce fighting erupts around the Libyan capital's international airport

Libya pro-Islamist militias say they have launched an offensive to take Tripoli International Airport.

Clashes for control of the airport has hit southern districts of the Libya capital, Tripoli 
Details later....

Soyinka @80: What Bishop Kukah Tells Him

        Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese,
Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah
Kukah, who argued Soyinka’s place is already assured among those in the pantheon of the great men and women of letters said, “One last word: Prof, had you listened to your mother, life would have been easier for you. Remember she warned you: ‘Wole, Itirayi ni gbobo nkan.’ Perhaps it is just as well that you did not believe in merely trying for them, you would not have had a Nobel Prize. For a failed trader, failed farmer, a soldier on AWOL, you did well by choosing Literature and Art.

Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah on Friday preached to Prof. Wole Soyinka to “return to the Lord,” as he walks toward the sunset.

Speaking in Abeokuta, Ogun State, during the 17th Wole Soyinka Annual Lecture Series, to coincide with the 80th birthday celebration of the Nobel Laureate, it was an event organized by the National Association of Seadogs.

Saturday, 12 July 2014



MEMORY VERSE: James 4:14
Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away. 

READ: JAMES 4:13-16

13 Go to now, ye that say, To day or to morrow we will go into such a city, and continue there a year, and buy and sell, and get gain:

14 Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a little time, and then vanisheth away.

15 For that ye ought to say, If the Lord will, we shall live, and do this, or that.

16 But now ye rejoice in your boastings: all such rejoicing is evil.



Rapture is different from the 2nd coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, Rapture is an events that will Separated the Saints from Ungodly People to the Place that Christ Promised us in John,14v1-4. Those who are holy and live a righteous life will be rapture with Christ, together with those who have died as a righteous people in the tomb waiting for rapture, with those who have been killed for Christ witnesses right from the era of Christ on earth.

After Rapture, the left behind Saints who are not fully Prepared, shall face a great tribulations under the Government of Anti Christ, many will laid down their life for a sacrifice of their disobedient, little Sin, and ignorance. The Beast will be given Power to wage War on the Saints that are left over even to the point of death. Rev,13v7. Anyone that does not worship the beast will be killed. Rev,13v15. Everyone that left over must receive the mark. Rev,13v16.

Chibok girls: Pakistani girls’ education campaigner Malala Yousafzai flies to Nigeria to campaign

Foremost girls’ education campaigner, Malala Yousafzai, 17, is on her way to Nigeria to campaign on behalf of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls by Islamic radical group, Boko Haram, according to reports from Telegraph UK. 

Yousafzai has been a backer of the #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign. Her visit to Nigeria takes place almost three months to the day since the abduction of the girls, who were taken by Boko Haram militants from a boarding school in Chibok, Borno State, on April 14. 
Yousafzai who is expected to arrive Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, Sunday will also meet with relatives of the kidnapped girls, she is also expected to seek an audience with President Goodluck Jonathan.

BREAKING: Netherlands have gained Third Place in the FIFA World Cup winning against Brazil 3-0

Brazil lost its last two matches by a combined 10-1. Not an expert, but that seems poor. Brazil have suffered a second defeat in a row, after they were beaten by the Netherlands in the SWC third/fourth place playoff.

Boos and handshakes follow the final whistle. The Brazilians were marginally better after the break, but it really was a clueless, disjointed performance from the hosts. Van Gaal now heads to Manchester United; Scolari to who-knows-where?

The Dutch were worthy winners. Truthfully, the scoreline would have been even more lopsided had they not eased up in the second half.

BREAKING: Israel Radio announces Gaza invasion to begin in "coming hours

Israel Radio announces Gaza invasion to begin in "coming hours

Israel Army Says It Opened Fire Into Lebanon In Response To Rocket Attacks, Orders Residents Of Northern Gaza To Evacuate

#GazaUnderAttack The number of Palestinians who were murdered by an Israeli airstrike that bombed their house has risen to 18

Why ASUP Strike suspended for three months

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP, has suspended its over 10 months strike. The strike has been suspended for three months to allow the new Education Minister, Ibrahim Shekarau, enough time to study the lecturers’ demands, the ASUP President, Chibuzor Asumogha, told the News Agency of Nigeria.

Mr. Asumogha said the strike was not suspended based on any offer but on intervention from stakeholders and the new minister of education.

“We have suspended the strike for three months, with effect from July 15,” he said. “It is not based on any offer but for the sake of the system and our students.”

President Jonathan congratulates Soyinka at 80

The Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday congratulated literary giant and Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, as he attains the landmark age of 80 years on Sunday. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, the President felicitated with the globally-renowned academic, dramatist, poet and literary icon as he celebrates the attainment of another significant milestone in a long, very fulfilled and achievement-laden life.

The statement read, “As he enters the elite club of the world’s highly revered octogenarians and very special people who have made very significant and indelible contributions to their countries and humanity, the President joins Prof. Soyinka, his family, friends, associates, readers and fans across the world in giving thanks to God Almighty for his glorious life of service to the arts, his nation and mankind at large.

Israel Army Says It Opened Fire Into Lebanon In Response To Rocket Attacks, Orders Residents Of Northern Gaza To Evacuate

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has opened fire into Lebanon in response to rocket fire.

The military said two rockets were fired into Israel late Saturday from Lebanon. It said there were no injuries or damage.

It said it responded with artillery fire toward "the source of fire." There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

Israel fears militant groups in Lebanon may try to open a second front as Israel wages a military offensive in the Gaza Strip.

Meanwhile, Australians are staging protest against Isreali Aggression in Gaza.

Nyako: I forgive those planning my impeachment

NAN - Governor Murtala Nyako of Adamawa said on Saturday that he had forgiven all those planning to impeach him from office.

Mr. Nyako said this while addressing his supporters who paid him a solidarity visit at his residence in Yola. The governor appealed to his supporters and all well-meaning citizens of the state to remain calm and pray to God to protect them from falling along ethnic and religious lines.

He described those behind his planned impeachment as the enemy of peace and the people of the state.

Mr. Nyako said that legitimate sons and daughters of the state would never cause hardship on their brothers and sisters.

Nigerian Police says terrorists planning to attack FCT transport service, gives out emergency lines

The Nigeria Police Force has said that credible intelligence at its disposal indicated that terrorists have perfected a plot to carry out attacks on the Abuja transport sector.

The Force stated that the attacks which are intended to cause panic amongst residents and visitors alike are planned to be perpetrated through suicide bombings, or through the use of Improvised Explosive Devices concealed in luggage, bags, cans, and other receptacles.

A statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, in Abuja on Saturday said the Police High Command had ordered the FCT Commissioner of Police in particular and other CPs in adjoining States to beef-up security at major parks around Abuja and its environs.


The acclaimed political class managing the resources and affairs of Nigeria has dangerously deviated from the ideological postulations of the first republic political class like Chief Nnamdi Azikiwe, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, Alh Tafawa Belewa, Alh Ahmadu Bello, Chief Micheal Okpara, Chief Tony Enahoro etc. Nigerian Politicians are immersed in incurable corruption threshold, grossly lacking in manly firmness, decision of character and sense of direction, furiously luxuriating in lavish and extravagant lifestyles that has indirectly nurtured the spirit of looting and mismanagement. 

The present class of political elites has been in government with their descendants since 1970s and continues to perpetrate corrosive under-development agenda on the masses that has spiraled their frustration index, especially among the most economically inactive youths of the country. The categorized caliber of out-stretched and over-fed underperforming bunch of elders has embezzled the military, police and public servants pension funds with mincing confidence, and caused brain- drain in all sectors of human endeavor. They continue to display fancy expression for gross misapplication of our common patrimony with deceptive antics that is out of proportion by comparison. 

Breaking News: ASUP suspend 10month strike, Polytechnics to resume Tuesday

Vladimir Putin meets Fidel Castro in Cuba

Vladimir Putin, Russian president, meets Fidel Castro, the retired Communist leader, in Cuba

Russian President Vladimir Putin began a six-day Latin American tour aimed at boosting trade and ties in the region with a stop Friday in Cuba, a key Soviet ally during the Cold War that has backed Moscow in its dispute with the West over Ukraine.

Cuban state media carried photos of Putin's meeting with retired leader Fidel Castro. Putin and Raúl Castro, the president, also participated in a ceremony at Havana's Memorial to the Soviet Internationalist Soldier.

The two countries signed about a dozen accords in areas such as energy, industry, health and disaster prevention. Russian companies will participate in petroleum projects around Boca de Jaruco on the island's north coast, and that cooperation will extend to offshore oil deposits, Cuban government website Cubadebate said.

ASUP Strike: NEC meeting ongoing, may suspend strike

The Academic Staff union of Polytechnics, ASUP, is currently holding its National Executive Council, NEC, meeting. The meeting, being held in Abuja, is mainly to review the ongoing 10-month strike by the polytechnic lecturers.

The ASUP NEC meeting is holding two days after the leadership of the union held a ‘fruitful’ meeting with the new Education Minister, Ibrahim Shekarau, who was sworn-in by President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday.

The ASUP NEC consists of all chapter (polytechnic) chairmen of the union and the national executives.

A member of the NEC, who is attending the meeting, said on Saturday morning that the strike might be suspended after the meeting. “The strike is likely to be suspended at the end of the NEC meeting today following the outcome of the last meeting we had with the new Minster of Education,” the source said.

Crash fuel tanker locked down Abuja-Nasarawa expressway

Commuters travelling between Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, to states in the North-central region are now stranded as emergency officials battle to remove a petrol tanker which crashed at the Nyanya end of the road.

The tanker owned by B.G.K Nigeria Ltd, but painted in the colours of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, was coming from the Abuja end of the road when it suddenly lost control and crashed into an oncoming Golf car on the opposite lane.

The incident occurred at about 9 a.m, witnesses said.

The Golf car was completely destroyed but the occupants were rescued alive.

Friday, 11 July 2014

United Nations Security Council to vote on improved Syria aid access

The United Nations Security Council is set to adopt a resolution Monday authorizing humanitarian convoys to serve millions of Syrian civilians by traveling from neighboring Turkey, Jordan and Iraq, according to Agence France-Presse.
After weeks of negotiations, Australia, Jordan and Luxembourg drafted the text for a vote.

Damascus' ally Russia, which has already used its veto on four Syria-related resolutions since the conflict began in March 2011, has no plans to do so this time.

Apc raises alarm over PDP’s alleged plan to assassinate Adeleke, three others

All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted security apparatus in Osun State that Omisore and the PDP have contracted the assassination of four top APC leaders to hired killers from the Niger Delta for immediate execution.

The leaders involved are Alhaji Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke (the first civilian governor of the state), Elder Peter Babalola (aka Peter Action), Chief Olu Abiola and Alhaji Fatai Oyedele.

The hired killers, APC reliably gathered, have already commenced surveillance on the four leaders.

Very credible sources from the PDP alerted the APC that top PDP officials took this decision at a meeting in Lagos yesterday.