Tuesday, August 20, 2013

I'm Not Afraid Of Governor Lamido; Says President Jonathan

The Presidency on Tuesday said President Goodluck Jonathan is not afraid to contest the PDP’s presidential ticket with Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa State in 2015, as is been speculated.
“We have gone to Jigawa State. We have seen what he has done. Go to Jigawa State, you will see it yourself. Jigawa State is the only state you will go in this country and you will get tap water to drink. You don’t need to go and buy pure water,” said a group working for Lamido to defeat Jonathan in PDP.
But the Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Ahmed Gulak, stated in an interview with one of Punch's correspondents that the President is not afraid of the action governor.
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Upset Youth takes on House Of Rep. Member In Katsina, Accuse Him Of Neglect

A member of the House of Representatives representing Malumfashi/Kafur constituency of Katsina state, Hon Ibrahim Babangida Mahuta, was attacked by a mob in his constituency.

This is the third time the lawmaker has been attacked by youths from his constituency. The first being during the last public hearings on constitution amendments.Mahuta, who was elected on the platform of the defunct Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) was attacked at Masari village where he had gone to attend the wedding of the daughter of former House of Representatives speaker, Aminu Bello Masari.

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WAEC Office Stormed as Teachers Protest in Benue

Teachers stormed the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) office in Makurdi, the capital of Benue State, on August 19, 2013, Monday. The operation of the examination body has been completely paralysed due to the protest.

The teachers claimed that the state’s WAEC office in Makurdi owes them two months allowances because they had marked this year’s examination papers. According to them, their colleagues from other states across the country have since been paid the allowances.

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Pastor Ajanaku Refuses To Die: Resurrects, Relapses Into Coma -

Pastor Ajanaku
Like a proverbial cat with nine lives, controversial pastor and estranged spiritual father of popular gospel singer, Tope Alabi, Prophet Iretiola Ajanaku is said to have regained life after being certified dead.

Hospital sources revealed that while effort were being made to prepare him for morgue, the man, who has refused to die, awoke and shouted ‘Thank You Jesus!’ and relapsed into a spiritual slumber.

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Mother of five jumps from Okada, crushed by runaway truck

Inset: Deaconess Ike…Life cut short in her prime
When Deaconess Ngozi Ike, a 39 year-old mother of five and a trader, woke at about 6a.m on August 10 to supervise her house chores and prepare food for her household, she did not know that death was looming. After taking care of her children and husband, Elder Frederick Ike, she set out on a journey of no return. Deaconess Ike, who hailed from Obiaruku, in Kwale, Delta State, left her Byazhin Across, Kubwa, Abuja home at about 8.30 a.m. for her shop in the village market where she was selling Nigerian prints and Hollandis.
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Question Of The Day: Can US and Saudi Arabia control the chaos in and around Egypt forever?

With every new report originating from Egypt, it has become more and more obvious that it's not what is going on inside the nation that actually matters to the exterior world. For outside parties involved, the hardships and tragedies of Egyptians are of little importance. What matters is the continuation of chaos enabling them to steadfastly keep up their strategic presence in the vital region.
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Farouk Lawan, Sergeant Omeleze & ‘gate fee’ At Ikoyi Prisons

Recently, the video of a policeman, Sgt. Chris Omeleze, who was demanding a bribe, went viral. Nigerians registered their anger and indignation, calling for the head of the man. Predictably, the Nigeria Police Force reacted by sacking the man.

In the last week of July, a Nigerian-born judge in the Gambia was sacked for demanding a bribe from a Dutch businessman in return for a favourable judgment in a land dispute case. Again he was unfortunate to have been caught on tape.

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Jonathan's Female Minister lavish ₦2billion On Private Jet

One of the closest female minister to President Goodluck Jonathan is using Nigeria's money anyhow she likes and, unfortunately, no one is saying anything. She has already wracked up to N2billion

Jonathan's Female Minister lavish ₦2billion On Private Jet

One of the closest female minister to President Goodluck Jonathan is using Nigeria's money anyhow she likes and, unfortunately, no one is saying anything. She has already wracked up to N2billion.
“We are of the view that Mr. President is not aware of all these atrocious and reckless spending of the minister. Usually, we understand that smaller presidential jets are usually assigned to ministers on official assignments abroad whenever there is need for such trips. 
“Mr. Chairman, we make bold to ask in good conscience whether Nigeria’s fragile economy can afford to carry this financial burden any longer and that is why we are calling on you to act and provide the new lease of life for the Nigerian economy."
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Electrician shot and killed by Nigerian Police in Lagos

Adamson Bello, the victim
LAGOS — Pandemonium broke out in Aka Town, Iba Local Council Development Area, LCDA, Lagos State, yesterday, after an electrician, Mr. Adamson Bello, was allegedly shot dead by a yet to be identified policeman attached to the South Bound Hotel.
The incident which occurred at about 9:00 pm on Sunday at the hotel, located at 5, Elias Lane threw the entire town into mourning, as many were yet to come to terms with the reality  that Adamson, who was popularly called Baba Fasilat, could be shot dead innocently.

Victim killed in error: Untrained OPC member kills socialite during gun salute

The police have commenced  investigations into the murder of a 72-year-old man, Alhaji Abdulkareem Kadiru, in Ijora Badia area of Lagos State.
According to the police, the victim was killed in error by an Oodua Peoples Congress member, Ismaila Rahmon, who was in charge of security at a school where a Ramadan event took place.
Rahman allegedly killed the Alhaji with a gun he seized from an armed robber but failed to turn it over to the police.
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