Hello all and welcome to the week in a flash, where we try to give you a summary of every thing related to and all that happened in our lovely city during the week.
Our first story is of reports by Sahara reporters on our dear first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan, it is being reported that she is battling the early onset of Parkinson disease, which is claimed to be complicating her surgery in Germany. We wish our dear first lady a speedy recovery.
Remember baby Toniloba, a nine month old baby who was kidnapped from RCCG, Central Parish, Aminu Kano Crescent, Wuse II by a church member earlier in the week. Linda Ikeji reports that he has been found in Benin City, Edo State. He was found with his kidnapper Comfort Amos in Benin after her accomplice was picked up Auchi. They had asked for a Ten million Naira ransom. We join the family of baby Teniola to thank God for his safe return.
Remember the October 1st bombing that marred the independence day celebrations in 2010, killing ten and leaving many others injured. Most of us remember this day clearly because this was our first taste of terrorism and its effects in the capital city. The Niger-Delta militant group, Mend, claimed responsibility for the bombings. The alleged plotter of the deadly bombings, Mr Henry Okah would appear in a South African court on the 2nd anniversary of this heinous crime.
The Daily Trust reports that the Abuja-Lokoja which was closed at the beginning of the week has finally been reopened. it was reopened last night at 7:45pm, thanks to the efforts of Gitto, Julius Berger and RCC construction companies. While to thank God foe this, Please remember to pray for people who have been displaced by the floods in states like Kogi, Delta, Benue, Edo and Anambra.