Monday, 27 January 2014

Gunmen Kidnap Kogi LG Chairman's Wife, Child, Demand N50m Ransom


Suspected gunmen
Some  unknown gunmen   have kidnapped the wife and two year old child of Adavi Local Government Area of Kogi State, Hon Salihu Adaviruku,  at   his  Kuroko residence ,demanding    N50 million ransom. sources close to the family of the chairman said that  the Chairman was trailed  to  his house  by about seven armed men,  who forced  their way in   as the   main gate was opened.
Adaviruku, said  the  Kidnappers  said   they were after money and  were not  interested in violence , unless they were forced. He confirmed  that the  kidnappers  demanded for N50m from  him,  but that  he told them he had no money   to  give  them  during the attack.
...culled from THISDAY 

Disaster Averted as NNPC Ruptured Pipeline Floods Neighbourhood

What could have been a huge disaster was yesterday averted, when a ruptured Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) pipeline spilled loads of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) on the streets of Ijegun Imore behind Navy Town Statelite Town, Lagos.
Over 150 residential buildings were saved from the risk of fire disaster, after immediate repairs on the pipelines were carried out by two teams of NNPC personnel who were deployed to the area. 
Confirming the incident, the Spokesperson, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), South-west zone, Mr. Ibrahim Farinloye, said it would have been a huge disaster if the residents had gone to scoop the spilt fuel.

Move Over Kim! Kelly Rowland to Perform at Darey Art Alade’s 2nd Edition of Love Like a Movie


After much speculation, multiple award winning American singer and actress Kelly Rowland, has been unveiled as the surprise act performing at the second edition of Darey Art Alade’s critically acclaimed music concert, Love Like a Movie: The Love Roller Coaster

The popular Grammy Award winning artiste and former member of the best selling female R N' B group of all time, Destiny’s Child, will electrify the stage accompanied by her world famous dancers.