Sunday, 5 July 2015

Pastor, 4 others killed after suicide bomber attack RCCG church in Potiskum, Yobe state

A pastor, a woman and her 2 children were killed after a male suicide bomber attacked a Redeemed Christian Church of God parish in the Jigawa area of Potiskum, Yobe state this morning June 5th. Eyewitnesses say the suicide bomber forced his way into the church at about 10am while the church service was ongoing.

Confirming the incident, the Yobe state Police Public Relations Officer ASP Toyin Gbadegesin said 
“A male suicide bomber at about 10 o’clock this morning detonated a bomb at the Redeemed Church Jigawa area in Potiskum killing five persons including the suicide bomber" - he said
An eyewitness, Garba Manu while giving an account of what happened said
“I saw when the bomber alighting from a motorised rickshaw and entering the church and as soon as he entered a loud explosion ripped through the church which is under construction. I saw him walked into the church and he didn’t raise any suspicion. Five worshippers, including three females and two males were in the church when the bomber entered and they were all killed. The dismembered body of the bomber was also recovered,”

Would you eat a big bucket of live worms for N100million?

- You must keep your eyes open.
- You have to pretend its the best meal you ever had.
- You must not vomit, before, during or after.
- You have to finish it within three hours.
- No ketchup or drinks allowed.
- You can’t phone a friend, or enemy.

Photo of the day: Nigerian children living in IDP camp

This photo shows Nigerian children sitting on the groud as they wait for their meal. Hopefully this sad reality will soon be a thing of the past. Photo credit: A.S Aruwa

Upcoming singer puts Kiss Daniel on blast for not paying him his Woju contest prize money after 5 months

Byno is a popular upcoming artiste who featured on a competition organised to promote Kiss Daniel's song. He won the competition but was never paid the winners price of 3000 dollars .... He put Kiss Daniel on blast on his instagram page. See more after the cut...

Graphic pics: Dismembered body of 13 yr old female suicide bomber that attacked Borno yesterday

After the cut, you will find extremely graphic photos of the dismembered body of a 13 year female suicide bomber that attacked Muna Dikwa/Gamboru/Ngala road in Borno state yesterday July 3rd. Warning - very graphic photos...

Photos: Malia Obama turns 17 + more pics of her on set of 'Girls'

The US president's daughter turned 17 today July 4th. She's pictured above on set of TV show Girls in New York where she's interning for the summer. Happy birthday to her. More photos after the cut...

NFF sacks Stephen Keshi

The Nigerian Football Federation has sacked Stephen Keshi as the Head Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria. The termination of his appointment is contained in a statement released by NFF Executive Committee today Saturday July 4th. The statement in part reads;
"Having thoroughly reviewed the reports/findings of the NFF Disciplinary Committee and NFF Technical and Development Committee, as well as having reviewed the actions and inactions of Mr. Stephen Keshi, in the performance of his duties as Super Eagles’ Head Coach. Keshi was found to lack the required commitment to achieve the Federation’s objectives as set out in the Coach’s employment contract. To this end and pursuant to the provisions of Clause 4.3 of the Employment Contract between Mr. Stephen Keshi and the NFF (The Contract) and the various clauses therein, the Nigeria Football Federation has decided to exercise its option to summarily terminate the employment contract of Mr. Stephen Keshi with the Federation with immediate effect.”
The Super Eagles’ team will now be jointly managed by Assistant Coach, Salisu Yusuf and the Technical Directorate of the NFF headed by Coach Shuaibu Amodu, until a substantive head coach is named by the Federation.