Law Enforcement: Man Shot Himself Outside White House

A man shot himself in front of the White House on Saturday, a law enforcement source told CNN. “Secret Service personnel are responding to reports of a person who allegedly suffered a self-inflicted gun shot wound along the north fence line of @WhiteHouse,” the Secret Service tweeted. “We are aware of the incident,” deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley said. “The President has been briefed. I refer you to the Secret Service for any more information.” The Secret Service tweeted an update on the situation moments later: “No other reported injuries…

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Thailand Blames Buhari For Collapse Of Its Rice Mills

The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mr Audu Ogbeh says Thailand has accused President Muhammadu Buhari’s government of being responsible for the collapse of its seven rice mills as rice importation from the Nigeria fell drastically. The minister made this known at a meeting of the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI) and leadership of the Fertiliser Producers and Suppliers of Nigeria (FEPSAN) held at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Friday. President Muhammadu Buhari in a group photograph with members of the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative and Fertilizer…

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Rick Ross Reportedly Placed On Life Support Following Cardiac Arrest

American rapper and hip hop mogul Rick Ross has been placed on a machine which takes over the function of his heart and lungs according to a new report by TMZ. The rapper has reportedly been rushed to the hospital in an ambulance following a distress 911 call from his home where he was found breathing heavily, unresponsive and “slobbing out of the mouth”. Rick Ross has not had a major medical issue like this since he suffered 2 seizures on 2 separate flights in 2011. His family however continually…

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Ekiti Guber Poll: Ojudu Releases Manifesto Ahead Of Declaration

Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters Senator Babafemi Ojudu, has released his manifesto ahead of his formal declaration for the Ekiti State Governorship race under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). This came as a governorship aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Otunba Segun Adewale decried the non payment of bursary allowance by the Ekiti State government in the last five years. Ojudu, in the manifesto, titled: “My Agenda for Life More Meaningful for Ekiti People”, said he envisions ‘a prosperous state…

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Pendulum: Before The Rest Of Africa Leaves Us Behind By @DeleMomodu

So in the Libyan fable it is told That once an eagle, stricken with a dart, Said, when he saw the fashion of the shaft, With our own feathers, not by others’ hands. Are we now smitten.” -Aeschylus Fellow Nigerians, I’ve been on tour of Africa, as I mentioned recently on this page, and I’ve covered parts of East and West Africa in the past two weeks. My conclusion and verdict is that things are happening out there while we are free to delude ourselves that we are the giant…

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