Friday, 14 December 2012
The gunman shot himself as well as his dad at home. The 24-year-old man was armed with four guns including a .223-caliber rifle when he began the killing spree at 9.41am this morning.
Crying children are led from the school where the gunman opened fire on Friday morning
The shooter as Ryan Lanza, 24. He slayed 20 children and six adults after opening fire in the principal's office and then moving to a kindergarten classroom where his mother, Nancy, taught. Children described hearing loud booms as the gunman let out as many as 100 rounds and as their teachers ushered them into corners away from his killing spree.
They were locked inside their classrooms until police came and evacuated them to a nearby fire station. Images showed the traumatised, crying students hand-in-hand as they left the buildings.
Mr Kademi was said to have been killed by some unknown gunmen at his uncompleted guest house in Hotoron Maradun area of Kano State.
Mr Kademi was elected as a member of the Kano State House of Assembly for the second time and was a former Chairman Gaya local government area of the state, He's representing Gaya/Ajingi constituency on the platform of All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP). The gunmen were on a motorcycle and had been trailing the Lawmaker for a while.
Facebook changed its privacy settings on Wednesday and it's important to know what the new changes mean for users, especially your digitally-connected children.
A woman was arrested at JFK International Airport for attempting to smuggle seven pounds of cocaine inside of Toblerone bars and boxes. According to the New York Post, 22-year-old Ebony Gray strolled onto a Caribbean Airlines jet in Trinidad with a "bulging" bag carrying the contraband. When she touched down in New York, customs agents inspected her bag and noticed that the Toblerone she was carrying wasn't, in fact, Toblerone, inside they found cocaine instead of chocolate. The Post says that some boxes contained "foil-wrapped solid sticks of packed cocaine," while others carried "what looked like coke stuffed into other chocolate bars." She was charged with smuggling and was released after posting a $50,000 bond.
Through the magic of Google+ Hangouts at the Holiday Hangout Zone, Google is setting up a really cool Hangout spot at the Silverbird Galleria where people can come and hangout with their friends and family, meet new people, win cool Google gifts and generally have fun. According to Google ":Our aim is to give Nigerians an avenue to connect with their friends and families in different parts of the world without being bothered about bandwidth and internet access. We would be providing high-speed internet, and everything else to make this as fun and productive as ever".
After partnering for 2 years, popular jeweller Chris Aires and Port Harcourt singer-producer Duncan Ikechukwu Wene Mighty have gone their seperated ways. According to Chris Aires he said that the partnership has gone the way it ought to have gone.
Nathan Grindal and Jesus.
A darts fan was kicked out of a live televised final after the 4,500-strong crowd interrupted play by taunting him - because he looks like Jesus.
Bearded Nathan Grindal was enjoying the clash between Phil Taylor and Kim Hubrechts when some of the audience spotted his likeness to the son of God.
The country that sent the most students to the UK in 2010/11 by quite some margin is the world's most populous – China. Some 67,325 Chinese students, up an enormous 18.1 per cent from the previous year's 56,990, were enrolled at UK universities last year.
The kidnapped mother of Nigeria's finance minister, Professor Kamene Okonjo has been released 5 days after she was captured. She was kidnapped on Sunday in-front of her husbands palace while supervising ongoing construction. Governor Uduaghan said "The army and police have been on their trail and a lot of raids have been done. I think because of the heat they dropped her off on the highway," Though the reason for her kidnap has not been released.This is wonderful news. Thank God for her safe delivery though it hasn't been confirmed if a ransom was paid. She is back home.
Jenni Rivera on board the jet with fellow passengers just before they took off.
The remains found near the LearJet crash site believed to be those of Mexican American icon Jenni Rivera have officially been identified, and were turned over to her grieving family Thursday. The police conducting the investigations have been stealing from the dead it has been confirmed.