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You can lose even as an incumbent, Bukola Saraki tells GEJ

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 12:21

'If you fail to do the will of the people, even as an incumbent, you can lose.' That's the message former Kwara State governor Bukola Saraki sent out to Pres. Jonathan on twitter as he congratulated Ayo Fayose for winning the Ekiti state governorship election.

Senator Saraki and President Jonathan pictured above when he was still in the PDP. He's since moved to APC where their candidate, Fayemi, lost. See his tweets after the cut...

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Photos: SABC boss under probe for taking a 22 year old 'wife as gift’

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 12:07

The acting chief operations officer of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Hlaudi Motsoeneng is under probe for accepting a 22 year old who was given to him as a gift. (girl circled).

According to local media, Motsoeneng was given the young woman, along with a cow and a calf, by a lobby group of traditional leaders in Thohoyandou, in Limpopo province, who are seeking greater exposure of their culture.

A Soweto-based newspaper reported last week that about 10 half-naked women were lined up and Motsoeneng was asked to pick one. He picked a human resources management student named Vanessa Mutswari. Vanessa is pictured above bare-breasted next to him, standing behind a trailer on which the other gifts, a cow and a calf had been loaded. And she's so happy to be given out as a gift. Continue...

Immediately the photos were published, the SABC boss came under attack with people describing the offer of a "wife" as "barbaric".

South African women’s groups have protested against the act, asking Motsoeneng to be investigated and the girl immediately returned to her family.

"The use of women as gifts as if they were livestock is a serious regress and an insult to the gains of 20 years of democracy and freedom, particularly the contribution of women,” women’s ministry spokeswoman Kenosi Machepa said.
Gender commission spokesman Baloyi said an investigation has been launched and the girl's family contacted. Motsoeneng has not responded publicly to the allegations.

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Photos from gospel singer Sinach's traditional wedding

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 11:33

Gospel sensation Osinachi Kalu popularly known as Sinach got married in a traditional ceremony to her beau Christ Embassy's pastor Joe yesterday Saturday June 21s in Ebonyi state. Their church wedding is set for next Saturday June 28th. Congrats to them.

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Former MD of Fidelity Bank, Reginald Ihejiahi's daughter set to wed

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 11:33

Ezinne, the beautiful daughter of former Managing Director of Fidelity Bank, Reginald Ihejiahi, is set to walk down the aisle with her handsome boo, Adefolabi Akanbi, soon.

Recently family members gathered for a formal introduction between the families of the lovebirds. The pair got engaged in October 2013. See more photos after the cut...

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Ekiti Gov Kayode Fayemi concedes defeat, congratulates Ayo Fayose

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 11:06

Incumbent Governor of Ekiti State and APC Flag-bearer, Governor Kayode Fayemi has conceded defeat and congratulated Ayo Fayose, the PDP candidate at yesterday's governorship election. At a press conference in Ado Ekiti this morning, Governor Fayemi wished the Governor-elect, Ayo Fayose all the best in his service as Governor of the state.

See the transcript of his speech after the cut as posted on the Facebook wall of the Senior Special Assistant (Corporate Communications) to Governor Fayemi, Mr Akin Rotimi....

In o kun o Ekiti kete.

Yesterday, Ekiti State decided. Following the gubernatorial elections held in the land of honour, Ekiti State, Nigeria, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has officially returned the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) as the winner of the election.

If indeed this is the will of the Ekiti People, I stand in deference to your will. If the result of the elections is an expression of the voice of our people, we must all heed your voice.

I have just spoken with my brother, Mr. Peter Ayodele Fayose, congratulating him on his victory. In a few hours from now, I would be meeting the Governor-elect to discuss the future of our dear state and how we would work together to institute a smooth transition programme.

It has been a hard fought election. As expected, in the course of the campaigns, there were unsavory episodes as the candidates toured the nooks and crannies of the state to sell ourselves to the people. Elections tend to be highly divisive affairs that often see brother rising against brother. Despite our diverse party affiliations, and regardless of which way we voted on Saturday , we must remember that we are all sons and daughters of Ekiti State. Ekiti is ours to build together.

On our part, over the course of the campaigns, we presented our scorecards before the people of Ekiti State. We never at any point took your support for granted. We campaigned, we canvassed and we traversed the nooks and crannies of this State. Our performance and achievements in office will remain the backdrop against which the next government and indeed future governments will be assessed. We are proud that with the support of Ekiti people, we have raised the bar of excellence in governance. In all, we gave our best, for conscience and for posterity.

Indeed a new sociology of the Ekiti people may have evolved. However, the task of understanding how the outcome of this election has defined us as a people will be that of scholars. For us as an administration and a cadre of political leaders in Ekiti State, we have fought a good fight, we have kept faith.

To members of our party, our campaign team and indeed all Ekiti people who defied the siege on our state to cast their votes for our party, I salute your exemplary courage and doggedness in the face of harassment.

Thank you for staying the course. The incidences of brazen harassment, intimidation and allied infractions on fundamental human rights, which many of you suffered in the hands of agents of the state, would be documented and communicated to the appropriate authorities, for the records.

I thank you all for listening.

May God bless the land of honour, Ekiti State, Nigeria.

May God bless the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Dr. Kayode Fayemi

Governor, Ekiti State

Sunday, June 22, 2014

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Photos: Our president wears a suit...and he looks good in it..:-)

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 10:51

President Jonathan, the First Lady and his mum worshiping this morning at the Aso Villa Chapel. We rarely see him in a suit...suits him! See more photos after the cut...

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Osaze Odemwingie dedicates his goal against Bosnia to his kids

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 08:36

Peter Odemwingie dedicates the goal he brilliantly scored in the Nigeria-Bosnia match to his kids. Who is that guy beside him? Not very familiar with our current Super Eagles players. I know their names, just not what some of them look like. And that watch though!!!

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Kudos to Super Eagles + See photos of GEJ watching the match

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sun, 06/22/2014 - 08:21

I was so tired last night, I slept off. Didn't watch the match. I tried but couldn't keep my eyes open..:-) Woke up this morning to hear we won. Yay! I knew we would conquer!!! Go Super Eagles!

Meanwhile, presidential spokesperson Reuben Abati released photos of President Jonathan and some of his aides watching the Nigeria - Bosnia World Cup match and then celebrating as Nigeria won by 1-0. See more photos after the cut...

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20 year old Pakistani woman gang raped, killed and hung on a tree

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 22:07

A 20 year old Pakistani lady identified as Muzammil Bibi was found strangled and hung on a tree after resisting rape attempts by three men. Police in Pakistan say the young lady was accosted by the men in a field at the densely populated Punjab province and when she tried to resist being raped, they beat her up, raped her, strangled her and afterwards hung her on a tree.

Speaking on the incident, Pakistani Senior Police Officer, Sadaqat Ali Chohan expressed shock, saying this was the first time such a thing would happen in Pakistan.

"This is the first time in my 22 years of service in the police that I have seen such a case where a girl was raped in this way and found hanging from a tree. We have heard of such cases in India but never in Pakistan. The girl's clothes were torn. We took her down and moved her to hospital. Her body had signs of resistance. We have arrested three individuals who have confessed o the crime" he said
Police said her parents spent all night looking for her and found her body hanging the next morning. Only last month, a similar case was recorded in India where two female cousins were gang raped and later hung on a tree.

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Yeap, Nigeria has a SWAT team too

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 21:52

Here is one of them at the Ekiti state Governorship Election today. A SWAT team is a group of highly trained police officers who deal with very dangerous criminals. SWAT is an acronym for Special Weapons And Tactics.

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biiishop: lion: relationship goals they was so cute

ThE MiDnIgHt CoOl - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 19:38



relationship goals

they was so cute

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goldcoastghana: A young Ghana Airways stewardess photographed...

ThE MiDnIgHt CoOl - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 19:36


A young Ghana Airways stewardess photographed on the tarmac by Ghanaian photographer James Barnor.

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Photo: Groom ties the knot with groom wearing a train on his Tuxedo

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:51

Comedy! Wetin person no go see? Lol. A groom marrying another groom at a wedding in the US added a train to his white and aqua blue wedding tuxedo. To what? Show that he's the bottom in the relationship? The pic was posted to the Facebook page of one of the guests at the wedding.

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Parkwest Executive Cabs

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:06

At Parkwest, we take pride in delivering service excellence and first class customers service all at very affordable rates. Our fleet includes a wide range of modern fully air conditioned vehicles available to suit the various of customers. See contact details on the flier...

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Ritualists invade Ebonyi state; Mother loses 2 children in one night

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 10:06

A shrine where ritual killings allegedly takes place has been discovered in the Ishiagu community in Ivo LGA of Ebonyi State. In the shrine, human parts sell for between N500,000 and N1million. Scary stuff! Read the full report from Saturday Sun below...

It was gathered that when the nefarious activities going on in the shrine were ex­posed, youths of the community went wild and destroyed the shrine as well as the prop­erty of the Chief priest and two suspected agents (names withheld by us) from Ngwog­wo community. Among the items recovered from the shrine is a picture of the Chief priest holding something that looks like a human hand as well as a register said to be containing the names of the people who had been killed by the evil men and those yet to be killed.

And to prevent the situation from getting out of hand, the police stormed the commu­nity and arrested some people.

When the reporter went to Ishiagu on May 7, there was apprehension in the air. Apparently gripped by fear, the villagers kept sealed lips. Even the traditional ruler, HRH Eze Lawrence O. Chukwu, Ibina 1 of Okue autonomous community, an old fel­low, claimed that he had not been properly briefed on the matter.

However, the body language of the people spoke volumes. They appeared to be living in palpable fear. For instance, an indigene of the community, Mr Charles (surname with­held) who was supposed to be our contact person chickened out when the reporter ar­rived Ishiagu. In fact, in Ishiagu, the fear of ritualists is the beginning of wisdom. Or so it seems.

And this is coming not long after sus­pected ritualists invaded the community and stole nine children. Mrs Nnenna Emmanuel Okonkwo, a mother of six, whose two chil­dren were stolen in one night told the report­er: “As I was sleeping, I was woken up at 4am when I heard the sound of my door be­ing broken. I began to shout inside my room, ‘who is that? Who is that? Who is that?’ Then some men broke down the door and pointed their light at my face. They started dragging my eight-month old son with me and I called out to my mother-in-law in the next room, telling her that some people had broken into my room to take away my baby. As I was struggling with them, they gave me dirty slaps on either side of the cheek. The impact of the slaps as my eyes were covered with blood. As they were taking my child away, my husband’s younger sister blocked them outside. So, they kicked her with their boots and she fell, hitting her waist on the ground.

“Then, they went to the other room where my mother-in-law and my daughter were sleeping and broke down the door as well. They entered the room and took away my daughter, aged three years and seven months who was sleeping with her grandmother. My mother in-law shouted that they can shoot her but leave her grand children, but they refused. They carried the two children into the vehicle they parked outside. Before our neighbours could come out, they had zoomed off. Since then, we have not set eyes on the children. My mother in-law said she could not live with what happened; that it was better for her to die. And she died two weeks later.”

In a related development, a six-man gang which specialised in the sale of human parts for ritual purposes in Nkwerre, Imo State was recently smashed by the local vigilance group. It was gathered that when members of the gang were arrested, they confessed that they had been kidnapping their victims at various locations in the state. They also volunteered that they use the vital organs of their victims for rituals even as some were harvested and sold to people who needed them to transplant failed organs.

Confessing to the crime, they explained that the prices for their ‘goods’ were not fixed. According to them, they sold the parts between N500,000 and N1million, depend­ing on what was in demand.

The gory act assumed a life of its own when the men took members of the local vigilance group and policemen to their abat­toir in a forest in Umugara village, Nkwerre where the decomposing corpses of some of their victims, mostly women and children were found.

In Ibiasoegbe in Oru West LGA of Imo State, a 66 year-old woman identified as Mrs. Josephine Okorie was gruesomely mur­dered in her farm recently.

Few days after Mrs. Okorie, who was a church warden at St. Paul’s Curch, Ibi­asoegbe was killed, the people of Umuakaje Umuseke, Okwudor community in Njaba LGA was thrown into mourning and con­fusion following the killing of one of their daughters, 28 year-old Mrs. Chikodi Nzer­em. Her three-month old baby boy was also stolen by the cradle snatchers who cut off her head.

A source said: “Apparently, the ritualists wanted to go away with their victim’s decap­itated head but when they heard the voice of another woman, who was coming along the bush path, they escaped, abandoning both the head and the body. The woman raised the alarm and other farmers came but the evil people had escaped.”

In the same vein, Mrs Chikodi Nzerem, a widow and nursing mother of a four month-old baby boy, was murdered in her father’s house in Okwudor in Njaba LGA of Imo State. Her baby was also stolen.

Family sources alleged that the mother of three was sent to the great beyond by her boyfriend who had pestered her for marriage without success since her husband died about two years ago. “I believe she was killed be­cause she refused to hand over the child to her boyfriend and no one knows what has become of the tot. Perhaps, it has been used for ritual,” said Chikodi’s sibling.

Indeed, investigation revealed that ritual­ists are on the prowl looking for people to devour. Hence the rate of ritual attacks and killings have increased considerably in re­cent times. It is the same story everywhere, as no part of the country is being marginal­ised on this score.

On March 1, Mrs Zainab Mohammed was brutally raped at Kukshi village, Dass LGA of Bauchi by three men who also plucked her eyes with a knife for ritual.

The victim, a 30-year old mother of four who is physically challenged, said: “They held my neck and I almost died. They twist­ed my hands, they opened my two and took turns to rape me. I was fainting. Then they brought an object – I don’t know whether it was a knife or not and they started removing my left eye. I screamed and tried to struggle but they removed my left eye. They started removing the other eye and I screamed loud­er.”

It was learnt that the evil men took the woman’s eye to a native doctor who alleg­edly offered them N1million.

In May, a 54-year old grandmother, Suku­ratu Salami and three others including a cemetery guard were paraded at the Lagos State Police Command, Ikeja for trading in human parts such as skulls, bones, liver and intestines.

Salami, a mother of three children whose ages are 30, 27 and 23 years respectively, explained that she was tempted to go into the weird business by the irresistible offer from a voodoo practitioner. “A herbalist ap­proached me last and asked for human parts. When he told how much they buy parts, I was tempted. I approached one Tantoloun, who works in a grave yard. He sold a skull for N10,000 and I sold it in turn for N20,000. Greed made me to continue un­til I was arrested. I bought pieces of bones N2,000, liver and intestines for N1,000 each and resell for N5,000 or more depending on the buyer’s bargaining power.” ­

It could, indeed, be said that ritualists are running riot in the South West.

In March, a man was caught in Ibadan, Oyo State with three human tongues. The incident occurred three days after the shock­ing discovery of the horror forest at Soka area of Ibadan where scores of skulls, hu­man skeletons, mutilated and decomposing bodies were found.

In April, an eight-year old girl identified as Amarachi missed death by the whiskers as a mobile policeman, Gbuchenge Augus­tine with Force Number 400823 allegedly wanted to use her for rituals.

Amarachi was found under the police­man’s bed in his one-room apartment at Olu­fowobi Street, Ikosi-Ketu, Lagos with her mouth gagged and her hands and legs tied.

Amarachi’s father, Mr Patrick Abakwan, said that before his daughter was rescued, “the man had twisted her neck and used an object to break her skull thinking she would die in the process but God saved her.”

Also in April, a storey-building that al­legedly served as the operational base of ritualists was uncovered in Akinremi Estate in Adigbe area of Ogun State. Discovered at the den were suspected human blood in a calabash, a coffin, human effigy, a live scor­pion and personal effects believed to belong to victims who might have been wasted.

The discovery came barely 24 hours after a similar scene was discovered in Egbado village in Ewekoro LGA of the state.

Horror of immense proportion played out in Egwudinage Obegu village in Ebonyi State recently when a 30-year old man sim­ply identified as Chukwudi allegedly killed and beheaded his 56-year old father, Mi­chael. After severing the head of his father, Chukwudi drank his blood and ate up his neck.

Maintaining that Chukwudi’s action might not be unconnected with ritual killing, the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mr Chris Anyanwu disclosed: “He (Chuk­wudi) was arrested on April 1, 2014 and before he was arrested, he was running and waving his machete which he used to cut his father’s head and threatened to kill anybody who moved close to him. Meanwhile he was overpowered and arrested but was caught eating the part of the severed head, after he ate-up the entire neck of the severed head. I think it is not unconnected with ritual kill­ing because it does appear he may have been asked to do such a thing.”

On June 10, a young boy hawking belts on Alhaji Jamiu Sulaimon Street in Itele, Ota area of Ogun State escaped death by the skin of his teeth as he was almost killed by sus­pected ritualists who lured him into a house on the pretext that they wanted to patronise him.

It was learnt that the boy was hawking with his friend when he was called into the compound. But when the boy did not come out after about 30 minutes, his friend raised the alarm. And when the police stormed the house, an attempt had been made to slaugh­ter him, as there was a big gash on his neck. One of his eyes was oozing blood, perhaps an attempt was made to pluck it.

The Ogun State PPRO, Mr Muyiwa Ade­jobi said: “Our men from the Itele Division moved in as soon as they got a report about the house suspected to be used by kidnap­pers and succeeded in rescuing the boy alive even though he was in bad shape.”

Recently, a heap of over 20 human skulls, skeletons and decomposing bodies were un­covered at Kilometre 15 on the Aba/Azumi­ni Highway, otherwise known as ‘No man’s land’ after Akpaa village in Obingwa LGA of Abia State. There, victims are butchered and their vital organs removed. One of the vic­tims was identified as 26-year old Onyekachi Chukwu, who hailed from Ahaba Imenyi in Isuikwuato LGA of Abia State.

A source attributed the upsurge of ritual killings to forthcoming election and the get-rich-quick syndrome. “As we approach the election year, many desperate politicians will go to any length in order to win election. They will engage the services of native doc­tors who may request for human body parts to do the medicine. And because the end jus­tifies the means for them, they will engage thugs to kidnap and kill people whose body parts will be removed and forwarded to the native doctors who requested for them.

“Again, the get-rich-quick bug seems to have bitten more people nowadays. And such desperados are ready to do anything, in­cluding harvesting human organs for money rituals,” the source said.

Culled from Sunday Sun

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Hottie of the day: Joe Udeoji

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 09:36

Joe Udeoji is a Nigerian-born US-based commercial model who recently became the face of an athletic clothing line called Strive Harder. He is also into fitness and lives in LA. See more photos of him after the cut...

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Dear LIB readers: Is it okay for a woman to invite her ex-lovers to her wedding?

RoisKiDGh Talks - Sat, 06/21/2014 - 09:28

Question from a male LIB reader...

A girl who was a bit promiscuous back in university days invited some of her ex-lovers to her wedding who I am aware of. She's doing good for herself in Chevron and her husband works in Mobil. I saw at least four guys she'd been with in the past at the wedding (including myself) and I wondered why she would do that.
I know I wouldn't want that, allow my fiancee's ex-lovers to attend my wedding but I see women think differently about matters like this. It will be nice to know what people think

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