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Ijebu Ode: 2 Robbers 2 "Passersby" killed by Police in foiled Zenith Bank Raid

Two suspected robbers were shot dead,…


Added by 9jabook.com on October 28, 2010 at 8:11am — 2 Comments

Paul The Octopus DEAD: World Cup Prediction Icon Dies In Germany

BERLIN — Sea Life Aquarium says that Paul the Octopus who gained worldwide fame with his perfect World Cup predictions has died. He was 2 1/2.

Aquarium spokeswoman Ariane Vieregge in Oberhausen said Tuesday that Paul seemed fine when checked on late Monday night but was found dead in his tank Tuesday morning.

She says that it was normal for an octopus of his type to die at that age and that he had died of natural causes.

Paul correctly predicted the outcome…


Added by 9jabook.com on October 26, 2010 at 6:04pm — No Comments

Naija teenager Assasinated in London

A 16-year-old Nigerian boy has been shot dead in east London.

Samuel Adelagun

Samuel Adelagun died from a bullet wound to the chest, a post-mortem examination has revealed.

Reports say Samuel of Newham, was shot in the upper left chest early on Saturday and died at the scene in Chesterton Road, Plaistow. London police officers think two balaclava-clad gunmen opened fire on a group of… Continue

Added by 9jabook.com on October 26, 2010 at 10:33am — 13 Comments

CNN creator Ted Turner Visits Nigeria

As Nigeria celebrates its 50th anniversary, UN Foundation Founder and Chairman Ted Turner is in Nigeria from October 24-25, 2010 to deliver a message to local leaders that Nigeria must keep up the fight against disease by continuing to leverage the power of modern vaccines. "Working together, I know we can finish the job on polio," said Turner. The UN Foundation is pointing to recent progress in Nigeria as proof that vaccines are key to eradicating polio and reducing measles… Continue

Added by 9jabook.com on October 25, 2010 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Grace Mugabe Affair? Zimbabwean President's Wife Accused Of Secret Romance

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's wife is rumored to have had a five year affair with one of the president's best friends, a South African newspaper reported on Sunday.

Mugabe was told of the alleged affair by his sister, Sabina, as she lay on her deathbed in the Zimbabwean city of Harare after a short illness. Reports stated that a trusted bodyguard, Cain Chademana, who was present at the time of death and is said to have admitted to also knowing about the affair, has… Continue

Added by 9jabook.com on October 25, 2010 at 8:00pm — 7 Comments

Through Heavens Eyes Can a song teach you about your true Value ?

"Through Heaven's Eyes"


A single thread in a tapestry-

Though its color brightly shine-

Can never see its purpose

In the pattern of the grand design.

And the stone that sits on the very top

Of the mountain's mighty face-

Does it think it's more important

Than the stones that form the base?

So how can you see what your life is worth…


Added by 9jabook.com on October 25, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

90 escape death as Aero makes emergency landing

Ninety passengers on board an Aerocontractors Airlines’ plane coming from Port Harcourt escaped death on Sunday as the pilot made an emergency landing at

the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport , Lagos.

Shortly after touching down on the runway 18R-36L, the aircraft, a Boeing 737-500 series, was totally engulfed by a thick smoke as it taxied towards the …


Added by 9jabook.com on October 25, 2010 at 8:23am — 5 Comments

Family of seven wiped out as 25 perish in auto crash

A family of seven travelling in a Mitsubishi car which was damagedbeyond recognition were among the over 25 persons who died in a ghastly motor accident that occurred at Onyeama hills on the outskirts of Enugu on Wednesday .

Although the identities…

Added by 9jabook.com on October 25, 2010 at 7:30am — 1 Comment

Black America:After the Cops Kill You, Then What ? eerily funny

I realized that in my blog post, “Why Don’t the Cops Ever Kill White People?” I didn’t exactly go into detail about how the cops get away with killing you. Well in this post, I intend to do just that. It’s actually a 4-step process.

Step 1:… Continue

Added by 9jabook.com on October 23, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Chile Miners Speak of Underground Ordeal, Joke About Cannibalism

The leader of the 33 men rescued from a collapsed Chilean mine spoke to reporters for the first time late Thursday about how he kept them going in the 17 days before…


Added by 9jabook.com on October 23, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

Goodbye America, welcome Nigeria

The meeting was drawing to a close when 56-year-old Paul Adujie sprang to his feet and announced into the cordless microphone that he was heading back to his native Nigeria after a 22-year stay in America. Adujie was among the 90 U.S-based Nigerians who recently met at a New York hotel to debate the social, economic and political problems bedevilling their poor but oil-rich country of over 150 million people.Photo: Nosa Garrick and Paul… Continue

Added by 9jabook.com on October 19, 2010 at 8:30am — 3 Comments

$671,000 per night plan: Hotel eyes record with $671,000 per night plan

Want an exclusive venue for your next party? The Mandarin Oriental Tokyo hotel may have the answer: use of the entire hotel, including nine restaurants and all spas and rooms - for a cool $671,000 a night.

The luxury hotel in central Tokyo began selling the plan a week ago as "something splashy" to commemorate its opening five years ago, said hotel spokeswoman Chie Hayakawa. It intends to apply for recognition from Guinness World Records once a reservation is… Continue

Added by 9jabook.com on October 18, 2010 at 8:46am — No Comments

Russia to Help Venezuela Build Nuclear Power Plant

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev sought to pre-empt questions about why Venezuela would need nuclear power by saying the deal would help Caracas reduce its dependence on global

market fluctuations..

"I don't know who will shudder at this," Medvedev said at a news conference after the signing. "The president (of Venezuela) said there will be nations that will have different emotions

about that, but I would…


Added by 9jabook.com on October 17, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Tales of woe from Lagos flood victims • ‘I now live from hand to mouth’

People crossing the flooded area through a wooden bridge from Ajiliti to Mile 12 area. Inset: Okada riders waiting for passengers. Photos:

Sylvester Okoruwa

The recent flood that rendered a lot of Lagosians homeless, destroying property worth millions of…

Added by 9jabook.com on October 17, 2010 at 12:21am — 1 Comment

India's richest man Mukesh Ambani moves into £630m home

The richest man in India, Mukesh Ambani, has moved into his new home in Mumbai which is 27 storeys high and worth £630m.

Ambani, his wife and three children have moved into the building which is named Antilia, after a mythical Island. It contains a health club with a gym and dance studio, at least one studio, a ballroom, guestrooms and a range of

lounges and a 50 seater…


Added by 9jabook.com on October 15, 2010 at 2:15am — 6 Comments

The lessons of Chile's past helped keep miners alive


Added by 9jabook.com on October 14, 2010 at 11:09am — No Comments

The last miner:All 33 Miners Are Rescued

A true leader as foreman chooses to come out last…


Added by 9jabook.com on October 14, 2010 at 10:30am — 3 Comments

Ecobank sacks 400 staff


Added by 9jabook.com on October 14, 2010 at 10:06am — 1 Comment

Darwin proved wrong: Palin’s Evolution into O’Donnell Proves Darwin Was Wrong

Palin’s Evolution into O’Donnell Proves Darwin Was Wrong

Scientists Propose ‘Theory of Devolution’

OSLO, NORWAY (The Borowitz Report) – Two of the theory of evolution’s

most vociferous doubters, Sarah Palin and Christine O’Donnell, may be

living proof that Darwin was wrong, leading scientists believe.

A conference of the most prominent evolutionary scientists in the world

has concluded that the apparent evolution of Ms. Palin… Continue

Added by 9jabook.com on October 13, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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