Monday, October 20, 2014
A school official takes a pupil's temperature using an infrared digital laser thermometer in front of the school premises, at the resumption of private schools, in Lagos, Sept. 22, 2014.
It's been 42 days since the last new case…
The World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of Ebola on Monday [Oct. 20], a containment victory in an outbreak that has stymied other countries’ response efforts.
FAB PICS: Kim Kardashian Dons Bizarre Ensemble Of Denim Bermuda Shorts, Open-Back Top and Heels On Date With Kanye West
|Date time: Kim Kardashian stepped out with husband Kanye West in Calabasas, Los Angeles on Sunday|
Kim Kardashian may have gone a bit overboard as she stepped out with husband Kanye West in Calabasas, Los Angeles on Sunday [Oct. 19]. The 33-year-old reality star left little to the imagination in an open-back top, denim Bermuda shorts and heels for the outing.
2015 ELECTION: Muhammadu Buhari Will Serve Only One Term Of Four Years Like Nelson Mandela — Says APC Chieftain
Mr. Rotimi Fashakin, a chief of the All Progressives Congress, said Maj-Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd) has pledged to serve only one term of four years if he emerged as President in 2015. Fashakin, who was the national publicity secretary of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change, told PUNCH on Sunday that Buhari would do for Nigeria what the late Nelson Mandela did for South Africa.
#BringBackOurGirls: Nigerian Govt Says Boko Haram Will Keep Promise To Release Chibok Girls, As Negotiations Continue Today [Oct. 20]
Negotiations between the Nigerian Government and representatives of the Boko Harm Islamic sect on the release of 219 abducted Chibok girls will continue today [Oct. 20] in Chad, Vanguard reports.
This came as Nigerian government declared that it had no reason to doubt the sect’s promise to release the girls against the backdrop of alleged breach of ceasefire agreement by the sect.
Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh, last Friday, announced that Boko Haram had agreed to a ceasefire and instructed all the field commanders of the troops to observe the ceasefire.
A top military source, who confided in Vanguard, said: “It is true that the sect demanded the release of some of their fighters and the Federal Government is ready to meet some of their conditions to secure the girls’ freedom. There are high hopes that the girls will be released; the military is ready to move in and bring out the girls when this is done. Already, the Federal Government has put machinery in motion to receive the girls once they are released”.
On the ceasefire agreement reached by the terrorists and Military, the source said that so far, the military is maintaining its part of the agreement, adding that the attacks allegedly carried out by the group in Borno and Adamawa at the weekend were being investigated to ascertain those responsible.
Following the ceasefire agreement announced by the Chief of Defence Staff, the Defence headquarters has put Commanders of troops in the epicenter of the insurgency on standby as there were indications that the over 200 girls of the Government Girls Secondary School Chibok, Borno State, abducted in April 2014, by the terrorists group would be released tomorrow.
Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mr. Mike Omeri, at the weekend, confirmed that negotiations were going on with Boko Haram “especially as it concerns release of the Chibok girls and the general insecurity in the North East and also the need to rescue all other captives of the terrorists. Already, the terrorists have announced a ceasefire in furtherance of their desire for peace. In this regard, the government of Nigeria has, in similar vein, declared ceasefire”.
Nigeria has emerged as the destination for many of the electronic devices stolen during the recent spat of mall robberies across the country. “The service providers have confirmed that the majority of the items are activated in Nigeria,” Lieutenant-General Solomon Makgale said on Saturday [Oct. 18].
Sunday, October 19, 2014
Beyonce channelled 1950s pin-up model Bettie Page on Friday evening...The statuesque star was unable to hide her smile when she was pictured heading to Harry’s Bar in London with husband Jay Z and fellow songstress Adele. The 33-year-old showed off her fashion credentials in a floral printed playsuit, while she added some height to the proceedings with an envy-inducing pair of black strappy heels.
CHIBOK GIRLS: Why Chad Republic Spearhead Ceasefire With Boko Haram...PLUS...Five Conditions Tabled For Peace To Reign
According THE NATION, fresh facts emerged yesterday [Oct. 18] that the high number of Chadian mercenaries in the Boko Haram sect made Chad to spearhead the ceasefire with the group. It was also learnt that five conditions were tabled at the negotiation session for peace to reign in the North-East.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
An angry man in Amukoko area of Lagos State yesterday [Oct. 17] stripped his wife completely naked in public for dating his friend, LEADERSHIP reports. The husband identified as Musibau was said to have trailed the love birds to their nest at a beer parlour, along Alaba Oro Road and pulled the wife, Mulikatu out from the place.