SO SAD:NIGERIAN STUDENT SENTENCED TO DEATH IN MALAYSIA FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

This is a call for our youths to desist from drug trafficking and its related activities. Lets say no to drug trafficking today !

A 28 year old Nigerian student, Prince Bartholowmew Obitube, has been sentenced to death by a high court in Malaysia for trafficking drugs. The Shah Alam High Court yesterday Feb 26th gave the death penalty to Obitube after he was found guilty of trafficking cannabis, also known as marijuana.

The accused, a student with a private college in Kuala Lumpur, was arrested with 9,189kg of cannabis at Desa Satu Apartment, Gombak on Aug 20, 2011. He was caught by police from the Gombak Narcotic Crime Investigation Department, after a tip off, within the apartment area after he tried to run away with a backpack containing the drugs.

The offense, under the Dangerous Drugs Act in the country, provides a mandatory death sentence upon conviction.

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Tragic:Man Dies On Top Of Commercial Sex Worker In Aba

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A man, identified as Ogadinma Chukwu has lost is life while having sex with a commercial sex worker at a popular brothel, New Nigeria City Hotel, located at along St. Michael’s road, Aba, Abia state.

Sources said the deceased whom they alleged to be a regular visitor to the brothel, died while on top of the prostitute.

It was gathered that immediately Chukwu slumped and died, the prostitute contacted her colleagues and the manager of the brothel who moved his corpse to a sanitary lane at the back of the brothel.

As a result of the development, shop owners around the area quickly closed business for fear of police arrest. Some of them who spoke anonymously to our reporter disclosed that some staff of the brothel at about 5pm brought out the corpse through their backyard, dropped it at the sanitary lane and disappeared.

When our correspondent visited the area, the brothel was deserted as people were gathered at the adjoining St. Michaels road by York street junction and Hospital road. A cross section of sympathizers at the area said the deceased may have died of a cardiac arrest or exhaustion as white foams gushed out of his mouth.

Policemen from the Aba Central Police Station (CPS), who conducted a search the scene, recovered an ATM card, a cheque book, cash of over N200, 000 and a Man ‘O’ War Association of Nigeria identity card, bearing the name, Ogadinma Chukwu.

When contacted, the Commander, Man ‘O’ War Association, Aba, Uche Egbuziem, identified Ogadinma Chukwu as a former member of the Man ‘O’ War Association of Nigeria, stressing that the deceased and some other members of the defunct group still use their old Identity Cards.

Abia Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), ASP Geoffrey Ogbonna could not be reached for comments as at the time of filing this report, but a senior police officer said the corpse has been deposited in a mortuary, stressing that an autopsy may be conducted to determine the cause of the man’s death

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Miracles Are Real: Man Escapes Death After His Bible Blocks Two Bullets

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Christian man in Ohio, United States of America, Rickey Wagoner, is big a sign that miracles happen after he escaped death as a result of a Bible which was inside his pocket. Rickey, 49yrs old driver, was attacked and shot thrice after being waylaid by three thugs. Two of the three bullets went into the bible while a third struck Rickey in the hip.

According to NYDaily, Rickey stopped his bus around 5:20am on Monday after an electrical problem. When he pulled over to the curb to investigate, three dangerous thugs attacked and shot him with live bullets.

“I’ve been hit in the leg. My chest feels like I’ve been hit with a sledgehammer.” Rickey survived after a copy of “The Message,” a contemporary version of the New Testament, prevented two shots from shattering his chest. The only bullet wound is from the bullet that hit him on the hip.

“The two bullets were stopped by the New Testament book in his chest pocket. There was obviously some kind of intervention involved in this incident, because he probably should not be here [he should be dead],” said a police sergeant, Michael Pauley.

“Amazingly, his injuries are not life threatening. He basically said he fought for his life,” Michael added

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TRUE STORY: Abandoned By Her Parents, Pregnant At 15, Homeless At 16 Years

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This is story of a young girl who got abandoned by her parents at a very young age, who later became homeless at the age of 16 after getting pregnant for her lover who also abandoned her and the child.

Descending Oshodi-Oke overhead bridge linking the main market this particular day, attention was drawn to a dark young woman, dressed in red trousers, a blouse and a pair of rubber slippers. She was standing and carrying a 10-month-old baby boy on her shoulder and was begging for alms.

The baby looked frail and sleepy, crying profusely under the scorching sun. He started vomitting at a time but the mother was without a wrapper to cover him or a handkerchief to clean him up. The nursing mother who claimed to be 16 held her son firmly, although an experienced mother could easily deduce that she was a novice in nursing a baby.

Even traders and passersby could not help but wonder aloud what a girl of her age was doing at that spot under the scorching sun. But as soon as she spotted this reporter, she intensified gestures that suggested she was there for serious business. ‘’E saanu mi nitori Olorun, a ni’lo owo lati jeun ni…’’(Help me for God’s sake, we need money to feed ourselves…), she appealed in Yoruba Language.

It was revealed that the 16-year-old nursing mother is a product of a broken home and that she got pregnant at the age of 15. Also, she escaped a r*pe attempt by some street urchins, popularly called Area Boys based in Oshodi.

Bimbola Oguntoyinbo, as she was later identified, hails from Ogbomoso in Osun State but was born and bred in Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State.

According to the nursing mother, she was brought up by her late maternal grand mother, Madam Bukola Oguntoyinbo, who resided in Ago-Oba and took up the responsibility of fending for her grand daughter until she got pregnant for a bus- conductor by name Sodiq Adewuyi.

She said that prior to her relationship with lover boy Sodiq, she worked for two years as a service girl with a food vendor popularly called Mama Kundus who is now late. Sodiq was one of the customers at the shop. One thing soon led to another and she found herself pregnant, prompting her to relocate to Sodiq’s rented apartment at Sodeke until the arrival of their baby boy, Waris.

But the joy of the baby’s arrival was short-lived as Sodiq soon started facing some challenges which affected his finance and he could no longer afford the house rent and the young family was rendered homeless about two months ago.

Sodiq’s response to this was to disappear with his belongings, leaving mother and child at the mercy of good Samaritans. When Bolanle could not cope with the situation, she took to the streets of Abeokuta and few days ago, she decided to relocate to Lagos in search of greener pastures.

According to her, her mother, Bukola Oguntoyinbo, about 35 years of age, got married to three different men and gave birth to nine children. ‘’I came to Lagos to find a job. I arrived here few days ago but unable to find a job, I was forced to take to begging in order to save my sick baby,’’ she informed.

As regards accommodation, she took this reporter to a motor park called ‘’Aso Rock’’ near Mushin park. ‘’I was sleeping inside a bus until I was attacked by some Area Boys who dispossessed me of my belongings, including my wrappers.

Also, they wanted to r*pe me and steal my baby. The situation prompted me to run for safety. As at now, I am afraid of going back to the park because of my experience but I am homeless and need money to take care of my baby. I am looking for menial jobs, be it service or sales girl, house help, gardner to stay alive,’’ she said.

At ”Aso Rock”, some of the operators confirmed that Bolanle had been their ‘guest’ but however denied a r*pe attempt by their members. ‘’We have never engaged her in a discussion as regards her mission. Some of us stay inside this bus and we decided to accommodate her after discovering she was stranded,’’ they chorused.

Officials of the park

When this reporter insisted on seeing the officials of the park, she was referred to the financial secretary who rained insults at the reporter for disturbing him at that point in time. ’’What is your business with her? I have been seeing her around but never knew she passes the night here. I am having my lunch now. Why are you disturbing my enjoyment?’’ he shouted.

VM was also referred to two other men who on discovering that their ‘visitor’ was a journalist put an end to further discussion as they angrily turned on the girl, upbraiding her thus in Yoruba Language: ‘’Why did you bring a government official to this park? If care is not taken, they will come and seal this park and all of us will be rendered jobless, what is your mission with a journalist…?’’

Several pleas to them fell on deaf ears as they ordered the teenage mother to leave the park immediately with her child. The owner of the bus was equally reprimanded and warned thus: ‘’Never you harbour a stranger in this park again or else you will be dealt with…’’.

The girl-mother subsequently left with her child to an unknown destination.

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Boko Haram Strikes Again In Yobe State Killing Students (Graphic Photo,Be Warned)

My heart is heavy and bleeding ! What could have been the sins of the innocent children to be slaughtered like fowls in the middle of the night ! Am short of words indeed ! Oh what wickedness and heartlessness ! May God give the parents and Nigerians the fortitude to bear their irreparable losses ! May your souls Rest In Peace in the Lord’s bosom!

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pAn exclusive photo of murdered students at the remote Federal Government College boarding school in Buni Yadi, Yobe State has been obtained by DailyPost.

The image shows five young boys lying in a pool of their blood. As seen, it appears the students throats were slit. Some others were shot, according to sources.

DailyPost report that Islamic militants from the Boko Haram sect carried out the attack early Tuesday morning, has been confirmed by the military.

It said the incident took place on “student hostels” but has yet to give further details.

Teachers at school told the AP news agency that as many as 40 students had been killed.

Reacting, Yobe military spokesman Captain Lazarus Eli told AFP early Tuesday afternoon that “Details are still sketchy due to lack of telephone access, and it is still not clear how many students were affected in the attack.”

“Our men are down there in pursuit of the killers,” added.

As at the time of filing this report, effort to reach Capt. Eli to get the actual death toll proved abortive as calls to his mobile line went unanswered

The incident occurred hours after President Goodluck Jonathan defended the army’s record, saying it had achieved some successes against Boko Haram.

He said the militants had been contained to a small area of north-east Nigeria close to the border with neighbouring Cameroon.

Since the beginning of the year, Borno, Yobe and Adamawa, three states under emergency rule have witnessed killing of at least 500 lives.

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R.I.P:Australian TV star commits suicide after receiving abuse on Twitter

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Cyber tormenting and social media bullies who troll others have added another casualty in Australian star and former model Charlotte Dawson famed for TV shows such as ‘Australia’s Next Top Model, the New Zealand-born star, 47, had a history of depression

She was found dead in her Sydney apartment yesterday morning February 22nd. Police said there were no suspicious circumstances. She had taken prescription tablets with wine and tweeted: ‘you win’ in a suicide note to her cyber tormentors
..In 2012, she was admitted to a Sydney hospital after a suicide attempt following an ongoing tirade of abuse on Twitter.

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She later made fighting bullying her personal mission, waging an anti-bullying media campaign on television and radio and in newspapers and magazines as well as her beloved Twitter. Her efforts and high public profile on the issue were recognized by the National Rugby League, a major Australian football association, which last year made her an anti-bullying ambassador.
Dawson revealed in her 2012 autobiography ‘Air Kiss & Tell’ that she was frequently visited by the ‘depression bogeyman’. She had long graced the pages of women’s gossip magazines and scenes in reality TV shows. Her modeling career had taken her to Italy, Britain and Germany during the 1980s. New Zealand Prime Minister John Key tweeted he was ‘shocked and saddened’ by the news of her death. The Sun-Herald newspaper in Sydney reported Sunday that her body was found only minutes before her luxury waterside apartment was due to be sold at auction.