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Uwajumogu promises better life for rural dwellers in Okigwe.

In his desire to ensure better condition of living for the Okigwe people, the Speaker, Imo State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Uwajumogu, has re-iterated his pledge towards rapid development and ameliorating sufferings or rural dwellers in Okigwe Senatorial Zone of the State. The Speaker made the promi...

Categories: Imo State Blog
Posted on May 14, 2014

Better Life In Europe: How Feasible?

By Femi G. Oguntoyinbo The headline for this article was  a statement made by an African migrant to explain his ordeal as an illegal migrant and how he was sent back to Morocco from Melilla (Spanish Coastal border) three times, before he was able to finally make it to Europe. I was disturbed by the […...

Categories: PM News
Posted on May 5, 2014

NBA bans LA Clippers owner for life

Banned LA Clippers owner, Donald Sterling The NBA banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and fined him the maximum $ 2.5 million Tuesday for “deeply offensive and harmful” racist comments that sparked a national firestorm. Hours after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver hit Sterling w...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Apr 30, 2014

Victory against terrorism as This Day bomber bags life sentence -IGP

by Citizens Platform  The Inspector-General of Police IGP MD Abubakar has described the life jail term with hard labour on Mustapha Umar, the bomber of Thisday Newspaper House in Kaduna by an, Friday, as a remarkable victory against terrorism in Nigeria. Reacting to the judgment, which stands out as a major...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 16, 2013

Thisday Building Bomber Jailed For Life

A member of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Mustapha Umar, has been sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour for throwing explosives into a plaza occupied by Thisday newspaper and two other newspaper publishers in Kaduna, Kaduna State Delivering the sentence in an Abuja court, Justice Adeniyi Ademola ...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Nov 15, 2013

Boko Haram Member Bags Life Time Prison Sentence

In what is the first conviction under the amended Terrorism Prevention Act of 2011, Mustapha Umar, the member of the Boko Haram member who confessed to have been involved in the bombing of SOJ Plaza in Kaduna State (occupied by ThisDay, The Moment and The Sun Newspapers) on 26th April 2012 has been sentenced ...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Nov 15, 2013

ThisDay bomber given life sentence by Abuja court

By Citizens Platform A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja Friday sentenced one Mustapha Umar, a member of the Boko Haram sect to life imprisonment for his role in the bombing of SOJ Plaza, the building in Kaduna, occupied by ThisDay, The Moment and The Sun newspapers in April, 2012, convicting him of a one-...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Nov 15, 2013

Movie on Mandela’s life makes debut

A long-awaited movie on Nelson Mandela’s life, which will premiere in South Africa on Sunday, has been described as a “very emotional” and accurate portrayal by one of his daughters. The movie “Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom”, largely based on his autobiography of the same name, t...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Nov 3, 2013

South African Rapist Jailed For Life

A South African man has been sentenced to two life terms in prison for his role in the gang-rape and murder of a teenage girl that shocked the country. The court sentenced 21-year-old Johannes Kana for the brutal murder of 17-year-old Anene Booysen, who was found disemboweled at a construction site east of Ca...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Nov 1, 2013

nPDP Caucus Meets, Prepares for Life after Failed Jonathan Meeting

A caucus meeting of the New Peoples Democratic Party (NPDP) stakeholders held on Sunday 27th October 2013, resulting in a series resolutions headlined by the steps to be taken should the planned peace meeting with President Goodluck Jonathan fail to yield any positive result. The meeting congratulated and com...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Oct 28, 2013

Ebony Life TV to co-produce African version of Desperate Housewives

By Citizens Platform Disney Media Distribution EMEA and Mo’ Abudu’s Ebony Life TV are to co-produce an African version of popular Disney series Desperate Housewives, to be filmed in Lagos, Nigeria in the nearest future. According to general manager, Disney Media Distribution, Emerging Markets, Giovan...

Categories: Citizens Platform
Posted on Oct 18, 2013

Faces At The Love Music, Love Life Luxury Concert

It was an exhibition of style, poise and  finesse on the red carpet of the much talked about ‘Love Music, Love Life Luxury Concert’ headlined by Grammy awards winning singers  Chaka Khan and Angelique Kidjo. Concert-goers flaunted impeccable glamour and style as they strutted  into the concert...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Oct 15, 2013

Life Has Been Tremendous After BBA Chase– Melvin

BBA Chase finalist, Melvin Oduah has stated that his life after the BBA Chase reality show which was concluded in South Africa two months ago has changed tremendously with his career in the entertainment industry shooting up to new heights. On appearing in several reality shows before the BBA Chase reality sh...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Oct 7, 2013

Corruption: China sentences Bo Xilai to life in prison

JINAN (AFP) – Fallen Chinese political star Bo Xilai was sentenced by a court to life in prison Sunday, following a sensational scandal that culminated in the country’s highest-profile trial in decades. The sentence was announced by the Jinan Intermediate People’s Court on its verified page ...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Sep 22, 2013

Ibori: Ribadu testifies on $15m bribe, attempts on his life

(Reuters) – Desperate to halt a probe into his finances, Nigerian governor James Ibori tried to bribe anti-corruption boss Nuhu Ribadu in 2007 with $ 15 million in cash in a bag so heavy one man alone could not lift it, Ribadu told a London court on Thursday. Ribadu said he pretended to take the [&helli...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Sep 20, 2013

Fire Destroys Oklahoma Chemical Plant,Claims No Life

A fire destroyed a chemical plant and caused small explosions near a western Oklahoma town, forcing the evacuation of about a dozen people from nearby homes, but resulting in no injuries, a county emergency management official said on Thursday. The fire erupted about 10:00 p.m. CDT (0300 GMT) Wednesday at a D...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Sep 19, 2013

Amaechi Alleges Threat to life

Governor of Rivers State, Rotimi Amaechi on Thursday accused Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mbu Joseph Mbu of plotting to take his life. According to Amaechi, Mbu has been desperately seeking information on his private movements from his security details, and only recently redeployed one of his esco...

Categories: Huhu Online
Posted on Sep 6, 2013

New Voters Card has a life span of 10years – INEC

INEC spokesman Kayode Idowu has said that the old cards will be replaced with permanent cards which have an average life span of about 10years. Speaking on Channels Television Saturday breakfast show, Mr. Idowu disclosed that the cards can be used in at least two general elections. He said that the card is a ...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Aug 24, 2013

Senate Orders Probe Of Threat To Oba’s Life

The Office of the Senate President has ordered a detailed investigation into the remote and immediate reasons that led to the alleged threat to the life of Oba Gbolahan Akanbi Timson, The Jagunmolu of Somolu-Bariga, Lagos State. A letter from the office of Senate President with reference number NASS/SP/SA/PA/...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Aug 8, 2013

US jury gives Somali pirates life sentence

Three convicted Somali pirates avoided the death penalty Friday when a US jury sentenced them to life in prison for the high-seas murder of four Americans in the Indian Ocean. Federal prosecutors had sought the death penalty for Ahmed Muse Salad, Abukar Osman Beyle and Shani Nurani Shiekh Abrar for the Februa...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Aug 2, 2013

Nigerian in New Jersey sentenced to LIFE imprisonment for impregnating his daughters.

An award-winning Nigerian music director, Aswad Ayinde, found guilty of fathering children with his daughters will spend the rest of his life in jail. According to Mail Online, Ayinde, 55, of Paterson, New Jersey, United States, was sentenced to 50 years in prison on Friday after being found guilty in the sec...

Categories: Nigerian Gazette
Posted on Jul 29, 2013

Cleveland Abduction: Castro Pleads Guilty,Gets Life Imprisonment

Former Cleveland school bus driver Ariel Castro on Friday pleaded guilty to hundreds of charges of kidnapping, rape and holding three women captive, and will serve life in prison, culminating one of the most sensational criminal cases in the United States in recent years. At a court hearing, Ohio prosecutors ...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Jul 26, 2013

Debate: Is Life Ban For Players Involved In Match Fixing Justified?

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Monday came down heavily on the players and officials of the four Nigeria Nation Wide League Division 3 clubs that were involved in the 146 goal scandal. The players and officials, as well as, the referees got life ban for their part in the disgraceful act, while the club...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Jul 24, 2013

146 Goals Scandal: NFF Vows To Enforce Life Ban

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has assured Nigerians that it would enforce the life ban verdict on players and match officials involved in scandalous football scores in Bauchi. NFA’s Director of Competition, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, made the promise after the recommendations to sanction players and offic...

Categories: PM News
Posted on Jul 23, 2013

146-Goal Scandal: Players, Officials, Referees Get Life Bans, Clubs Receive 10 Years

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Monday came down heavily on the players and officials of the four Nigeria Nation Wide League Division 3 clubs that were involved in the 146 goal scandal. The players and officials, as well as, the referees got life ban for their part in the disgraceful act, while the club...

Categories: Channels
Posted on Jul 23, 2013

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