Wednesday, 31 October 2012

Goodbye October 2012!!!!! You won't be missed

"Can this month end already!!!"

Today is the last day of October 2012, a month filled with so much tragic stories. Nigerians i'm sure cannot wait to see the end of this month which has been tagged 'Month of Horror'

The reson for this tag is not far fetched. Join me as i chronicle the bizarre headlines printed this month.

October 5th:  Aluu Killings: 4 Students assassinated by Aluu Community in River State

October 7th: Ogun: Pastor, 8 church members die in Auto accident

October 8th: Gunmen open fire on residents, kills 17. Army retaliates, kills 30

October 9th: Blast kills Army Lieutenant, 31 others in Maiduguri

October 10th: Man jumps to his death from 8th floor in Portharcourt

October 11th: 14 killed in reprisals in Plateau
                      Gunmen kill 2 FRSC officers in Kano

October 12th: Girl, 13, murdered, kept in freezer
                      Mother, daughter drown in Anambra
                      Woman commits suicide after giving birth to twins

October 15th: Gunmen kill 20 at mosque in Zaria
                      Grandson kills 120, 140 yr old grandparents

October 16th: Gunmen kill 5 Ibadan ram sellers in Maiduguri

October 17th: 15 die, property destroyed as fulani attack Benue community
                      Soldiers kill 24 Boko haram members

October 18th: 20 killed, 30 injured in bomb blasts in Potiskum, Yobe state

October 20th: Enugu poisoned meat: 6 dead, 60  hospitalized

October 21st: 33 die as coaster bus plunges into River in Ogun

October 22nd: 6 drowned in Bayelsa

October 26th: 16 die in Ilorin Auto crash

October 28th: Kaduna suicide bomb attack; 8 confirmed dead

*wipes sweat from fore head*

Dear readers, as you went through this chronicle, you must have realised one thing: We are blessed!
Its not like we are saints or the best people on earth but here we are, still alive and well.

See you guys in November, God willing.
 i'm off to count my blessings.

By the way, Happy Halloween *rolling my eyes*

1 comment:

  1. Nelly I enjoy the way u bring ur story. It is so informal and funny. Wish to relate wit u, can I get ur email