Saturday, June 9, 2012

Update: Christian Obodo's Kidnappers want 150k Euro

Nigeria international Christian Obodo has been abducted in Warri, southern Nigeria, his family confirmed Saturday.
The player’s family said Obodo, who last season played for Lecce in Italy’s Serie A, was driving alone in his car following a visit to a relative when he was taken by unknown gunmen.

Ivory Coast, 7 Nigeriens U. N. peacekeepers killed in ambush

An ambush on U.N. troops in the Ivory Coast left seven peacekeepers from Niger dead, a mission spokesman stated. The ambush took place in the nation's western region near the border with Liberia, in the city of Tai. The attackers are yet to be identified.

Source: CNN

Super Eagles midfielder, Christian Obodo, kidnapped in Warri

Super Eagles midfielder, Christian Obodo, was kidnapped on Saturday in front of a church in Effurun, Warri, Delta State by four gunmen.

Six die while scooping crude in Kaduna

Six people have been killed in Ungwan Makama, Anchuna District of Kaduna State while trying to scoop crude oil from the NNPC pipelines.

Picture of Michael Jackson's 14 year old daughter, Paris Jackson.

Awww......she looks so grown up and beautiful. Those eyes are so gorgeous.

N1.1m Recovered from Crashed Dana Aircraft

THISDAY authoritatively learnt last night that rescue workers recovered about N1.1 million intact from the bodies and bags of the victims.
It was also gathered that various denominations of foreign currencies including £960, $7,286, €1,035, CFA5000, 15 Leons and 17 Cedis were recovered.

Gunmen On The Loose After Killing Police Officer In a Bank

SaharaReporters has just learned that gunmen in Kaduna shot and killed a policeman within a commercial bank.
The incident occurred in Tudun Wada, Kaduna and the corpse is still lying on the ground in soaked blood with the innards out. The gunmen according to a source in Tudun Wada were heavily armed and people fleeing the scene on noticing the incident.

A recount of Nigerian air crashes from 1969 till date. 16 crashes, 1,613 recorded deaths.

1. The first recorded air crash in Nigeria occurred on November 20, 1969 when a Nigeria Airways BAC VC10 crashed on landing in Lagos, killing 87 on board.