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Wednesday, June 13, 2012

VIDEO: Nigerian Musicians Speak on DANA Crash




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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

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DANA Pilot's Last words


Good day!” These were the last two words the courageous pilot told air traffic controllers before the Dana Air flight 0992 crashed into a residential building in Iju-Ishaga, Lagos, killing all the 153 people on board and 10 people on ground on Sunday, June 3, 2012.
The transcription of the last conversation between the air traffic controller and the crew revealed that the pilots did everything to land the aircraft safely on Runway 18 Right of the Murtala Muhammed Airport.
The recording, a copy of which was obtained exclusively from a top official of the Ministry of Aviation on Monday by our correspondent, showed that the flight crew did not lose hope even up till the last second before the aircraft crashed.
The crew had believed the aircraft would make it to Runway 18R of the Lagos airport.
The transcription revealed that the aircraft had indeed lost its two engines, shortly after which the pilot declared an emergency.
This revelation is, however, contrary to the view of Dana Air’s Director of Flight Operations, Captain Oscar Wason, who had said it would be premature to conclude that aircraft lost its two engines.
Wason claimed that there was nothing to indicate that the pilot told the air traffic controller that the two engines of the aircraft had been lost.
The transcription revealed that the pilot told the controller he had “dual engine failure.”
Apart from having dual engine failure, the pilot also told the air traffic controller that he had “negative response from the throttle.”
Overall, the transcription revealed that the airplane was in a very devastating condition.
This explains why it was said to have descended very fast shortly after the pilot declared emergency, saying, “May Day, May Day”
Air traffic controllers, who spoke to our correspondent under condition of anonymity because they were not allowed to comment on the matter, confirmed that the aircraft descended very fast.
The video recording of the radar also revealed that the aircraft pilot declared emergency at about 5,000 feet above the sea level.
It further revealed that the ill-fated Boeing McDonell Douglass-83 plane disappeared from the radar at about 800 feet above the sea level.
The recording, however, confirmed Wason’s claim that the pilot of the ill-fated plane never spoke with air traffic controllers in the Control Tower.
Rather, the pilot spoke with ATCs in the radar control room of the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency, which is also located at the airport.
The recording also revealed that the pilot was handed over to the ATCs in the Control Tower, but he never had a chance to speak with them before the crash.
From the recording, the last words the pilot told the radar control unit was, “1181, good day,” in response to some information he had received from the ATC on duty.
The ATC had told him to contact the Control Tower on frequency 1181. The pilot, who had declared emergency to the ATCs in the radar control room, replied, “1181 good day,” meaning he had got the information.
According to ATCs, “good day” is the usual parlance they and pilots use in signing off from a conversation.
From his accent, it was obvious he was the Indian co-pilot, Mr. Mahendra Roathore, who spoke with the ATCs during the last minutes of the tragic flight.
The pilot, an American, Captain Peter Waxtan, was said to have been busy, struggling to keep the aircraft in flight, while the co-pilot spoke with the ATCs.
Below is the word-for-word account of the conversation between the crew of the ill-fated plane and the ATC on duty.
Co-pilot: “Lagos Tower, Dana code 0992!”
ATC: “Dana Code 0992, this is Lagos radar, go ahead!”
Co-pilot: “May Day! May Day! May Day! Dana code 0992 Five November Romeo Alpha Mike! (5N-RAM) dual engine failure!”
ATC: “Dana Code 0992, read me?”
Co-pilot: “I read you five by five! Dual engine failure! Negative response from throttle! Requesting for direct straight approach!”
ATC: “Alright, position it one mile to touch down, Runway 18R! Contact tower now on 1181!”
Co-pilot: “1181 Good day!”
Unfortunately, the crew never spoke with the control tower. The aircraft crashed into the residential building a few seconds after this discussion.
Via Punch

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Sunday, June 10, 2012

Kidnapped Igbinedion students released

                  

The four final year medical students of Igbinedion University, Okada, who were kidnapped along the Okada-Benin road after an armed robbery incident on Thursday June 7th were this morning released by their abductors. The students pictured above after their release.
Via Nigerian Magazine

UEFA confirms racist incidents in Ukraine


Uefa has confirmed there were "isolated incidents of racist chanting" aimed at Netherlands players during an open training session for Euro 2012.
But the governing body has not revealed whether it is investigating the incident in Krakow, Poland.
Dutch captain Mark van Bommel said monkey chants were directed at players.
"Should such behaviour happen at further training sessions, Uefa would evaluate the operational measures to be taken to protect players," Uefa said.
"Uefa has now been made aware that there were some isolated incidents of racist chanting that occurred at the open training session of the Dutch team yesterday in Krakow.
"Uefa has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to discriminatory behaviour and has given the power to referees to stop matches in case of any repeated racist behaviour."
The Dutch FA said in a statement that it would not be making an official complaint but was "more than willing to answer [the] questions of Uefa in this respect".
Outlining the incident, the statement added: "As at one moment there was a lot of noise coming from a specific stand, the team decided to train at the other side of the stadium, which was much quieter.
"A few players have heard sounds, which could be described as possible monkey chants. However, the training staff on the pitch were not aware of this."
While Van Bommel complained specifically of racist abuse, the Dutch FA had earlier said this was mixed with anti-Euro 2012 chanting believed to have been prompted by the fact the city has not been given any matches in the tournament.
When this was put to Van Bommel on Thursday, he said: "Open your ears. If you did hear it and don't want to hear it, that is even worse."
The claims emerged on the opening day of the tournament, which is being co-hosted by Poland and Ukraine.
Around 20,000 fans had turned up to watch the training session at the Stadion Miejski on Wednesday.
Journalist Marcel van der Kraan, who writes for Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf, said he heard the racist abuse.
He told BBC Radio 5 live: "As the Dutch players did their warm-up, during the first lap of the pitch they could hear monkey noises from one end of the crowd.
"When the players heard this they said they would do another lap and if they heard monkey noises again they would stop.
"The Dutch coach moved all the cones and started training on the pitch as far away from these people as possible. It was considerably more than two or three people."
The day before the alleged abuse, the Netherlands players had visited Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz, which is nearby.
Van Bommel said: "It is a real disgrace, especially after getting back from Auschwitz, that you are confronted with this.
"We will take it up with Uefa and if it happens at a match we will talk to the referee and ask him to take us off the field."
Euro 1988-winning Netherlands captain Ruud Gullit confirmed that racist chanting had taken place, and rejected suggestions that it was a protest from Krakow residents unhappy that their city was not hosting any matches.
"Yes, it happened - there were some monkey chants," he told a news conference for the Uefa-backed RESPECT Diversity campaign.
"I don't think, if you are frustrated at not having the tournament in your city, you do it in this way.
"It is sad that we have to talk about this, because football is all about joy."
The BBC's Panorama programme last month raised the issue of potential racism at Euro 2012 after filming supporters in Ukraine giving Nazi salutes and taunting black players with monkey noises.
Earlier this week, Uefa president Michel Platini said the issue was one for wider society, not simply football. But he added that referees had the power to stop games if there was racist abuse from the stands.
The tournament kicks off at 17:00 BST on Friday with hosts Poland playing Greece in the opening match in Warsaw.

Missing Spanish Man found murdered in Donetsk oblast

                                                   A security officer and his dog patrol near the fan zone in Donetsk on June 8, ahead of the Euro 2012 football championships opening. A Spanish football fan was found murdered nearly a month after going missing in the small town of Makeyevka in the Donetsk region, local media reported. (AFP Photo/Alexander Khudoteply)

A Spaniard found murdered near a Ukrainian city hosting Euro 2012 matches was a businessman and not a football supporter, police said on Saturday, despite earlier local media reports.
"The murder did take place in the Donetsk region", which is one of the host cities for the tournament, said regional police spokesmanIgor Domine.
"But this man was not a football fan. He was a Spanish businessman. He arrived in Donetsk before the start of the championship," Domine said, adding that the crime took place last month.
European champions Spain, favourites to retain the title they won four years ago in Austria and Switzerland, are to play their group games in tournament co-hosts Poland.
The Spanish man was killed in the small town of Makeyevka, some five kilometres (3.1 miles) from Donetsk, the spokesman added.
Three people are suspected of killing the victim, including a taxi driver who took him from Donetsk to Makeyevka, Domine said.
Police began a search for the man after staff at the hotel where he was staying raised the alarm when he failed to return, police and local media said.

Via Yahoo sports

Saturday, June 9, 2012

Rick Ross: Mirror on the wall(remix)freestyle



                                          

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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Monday, June 4, 2012

Audio: Cause of Dana Air Crash in Nigeria




       A Dana Air staff speaks anonymously.

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Saturday, June 2, 2012

Kollydee: Don't go

                   


    Kollydee for many Nigerians in the diaspora in Ukraine,is the name of a musician who has come to be associated with nothing but good music.He was born and raised in Lagos,Nigeria.In my honest opinion,he is a piece of fresh air in the choked Nigerian Music industry,with his unique style of R n B,combined with a sonorous voice,his songs always have the power to put you in that mood.This is a brand new song from him "Don't Go" officially released today,and has been on replay since then on Jimi1's blog radio,which is an online radio station for Nigerians in the diaspora.Listen,enjoy,get in the mood of love and share it with those you love.If you've got no one to love,Jimi1 says better find one!!!! lol.......

Don't go