Month: August 2013

President Obama to seek congressional approval to attack Syria.

President Obama declared Saturday that he has decided to take unilateral military action against Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons, but will seek congressional authority before launching an attack. ‘This menace must be confronted and after careful deliberation, I have decided that the United States should take military action against Syrian regime targets,’ …

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Kim Jong-un executes ex-girlfriend for appearance in porn movie.

According to South Korea newspaper, the North Korea dictator Kim Jong-un has executed his ex-girlfriend by firing squad for appearing in porn films. Singer Hyon Song-wol is said to have been killed along with a dozen fellow North Korean musicians, just days after North Korea’s leader saw her perform in concert.The Chosun Ilbo newspaper said performers …

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Lagos cancels Lekki-Epe Expressway concession.

Culled from Punch Controversy surrounding the management of the Lekki-Epe Expressway took a new turn on Tuesday as the Lagos State Government announced the termination of its concession agreement with the Lekki Concession Company. Already, the state House of Assembly has approved a supplementary budget of N7.5bn to enable the government to fund the acquisition …

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Protests as Lagos State marks about 2,000 distressed buildings for demolition.

Culled from National Mirror Some residents of Lagos yesterday kicked against the plan by the state government to commence the demolition of distressed structures in the state, following the alleged closure of over 2, 000 buildings found to be violating town planning laws. Their displeasure was registered even as the General Manager of the Lagos …

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Another celebrity commits suicide in Los Angeles.

  Hollywood is in deep mourning, following the sudden death of popular actor, Lee Thompson Young, on Monday. Young, best known for his role as a teenage detective in Disney Channel’s drama series, The Famous Jett Jackson, allegedly committed suicide in Los Angeles. He was aged 29. The actor’s manager, Jonathan Baruch, confirmed his death in a …

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