Friday, September 6, 2013

My Trillion Naira Letter to President Jonathan – Dele Momodu

Your Excellency,
I’m compelled to write you again today since I don’t have any other form of access to deliver this to you.
I’m also not sure you read the other open letters I have written to you, especially ‘My Kobo Advise to Mr President’.
If you did I hope that you digested the content and pondered on them as I expected you would. My doubts are due to your continued actions.
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Nigeria’s GDP rose by 6.18 per cent in Q2 -NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics, on Friday, released the country’s Gross Domestic Product for the second quarter of 2013. It stated that on an aggregate basis, the economy grew by 6.18 per cent.

A copy of the report, which was signed by the Statistician General of the Federation, was sent to our correspondent via email.

Interview: In the last 20 years, I’ve spent an hour daily reading dictionaries –Partick Obahiagbon

Patrick Obahiagbon, the Chief of Staff to the Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, in this interview with GBENRO ADEOYE, talks about his controversial way of speaking and why he chooses to speak that way.

PDP crisis Deepens: GEJ will only accept reasonable terms – Presidency

The Presidency has said that though  President Goodluck Jonathan  is committed to timely resolution of the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, he will not accept unreasonable terms.

PDP crisis Deepens: GEJ will only accept reasonable terms – Presidency

The Presidency has said that though  President Goodluck Jonathan  is committed to timely resolution of the crisis rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, he will not accept unreasonable terms.
The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Ahmed Gulak, said this in an interview with one of our correspondents while explaining the President’s stand on the formation of a faction of the PDP by seven governors and some chieftains of the party at the party’s mini convention in Abuja last Saturday.

PDP crisis: Tragedy as OBJ's peace move fails

The peace move by elders of the Peoples Democratic Party, led by former President Olusegun Obasanjo aimed at restoring peace in the troubled party may have failed.

Tukur faction asks court to stop Baraje group

The Alhaji Bamanga Tukur faction of the Peoples Democratic Party, on Friday, asked an Abuja Federal High Court to restrain the Abubakar Baraje faction from parading itself as the national executive of the party.
The Tukur faction filed the application through its lawyer, Tochukwu Onwugbufor, SAN.
The plaintiffs included Tukur and the PDP national officers elected at the party’s August 31, 2013, national convention at the Eagle Square, in Abuja.

26-year-old Abuja Actress Jailed for Stealing IPad, IPhone and jewellery

A 26-year-old actress Nancy Ndukwe of Jikwoyi, Abuja, was sentenced by Abuja Senior Magistrates’ Court on September 6, 2013, Friday. She was convicted for two months of imprisonment for stealing an IPad, IPhone and jewellery.

Cpl. Paul Anigbo, on the side of the prosecution, told the court that the matter was reported at the Lugbe Police Station by one Faith Njoku of Kapuwa Village, Lugbe, Abuja on September 2.

The prosecutor told the court that Nancy Ndukwe visited her friend Njoku on the above-mentioned date and stole her IPad, IPhone and jewellery, all valued at N190,000.
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VIDEO: Lagos Commissioner embarrassed at Gani memorial occasion

Lagos Commissioner for Public Transportation Mr. Kayode Opeifa, got more than he bargained for as he strayed into Gani Fawehinmi 'Night of Tributes' occasion organized to commemorate the late radical lawyer and advocate for the masses in Lagos.

The 'Night of Tributes And Socials', attended by left-wing activists including Femi Aborishade, Lanre Legacy, Okei-Odumakin as well as members of Civil Society Organizations and the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) was the second event for the day after a morning lecture in which Prof. Omotoye Olorode lashed out on Minister of Economy Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala, the Goodluck Jonathan-led government and the entire PDP.

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George Zimmerman's wife heads to court for divorce

Less than months after he was acquitted of murdering Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman's wife has filed for divorce. 26 year old Shellie Zimmerman filed for divorce just yesterday, a week after she pleaded guilty to a perjury charge for lying during a bail hearing following her husband's arrest in Feb 2012. She lied about the couple's assets when her husband was trying to be released on a lower bond. Shelley was sentenced to a year's probation and 100 hours of community service.
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Russia to help Syria in case of external military strike - Putin

"Will we be helping Syria? We will," Vladimir Putin said at a press conference following a G20 summit in St. Petersburg on Friday. The US and other countries will put themselves outside of law if they begin a military operation in Syria, Putin added. 
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Jonathan faults ICC on trial of Kenyatta

Delivering an address to the Joint session of the Kenyan Parliament on the sidelines of his state visit to that country, Jonathan stressed that International Organisations were created to resolve problems and not to compound them.
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U.S Guilty Of; War crimes, genocide, aggression and crimes against humanity.(QOD: Who will prosecute?)

As the world sits glued to their radios and TV screens and their other sources of information waiting for news of an attack on Syria other events are taking place that the nefarious planners in Mclean Virginia and Washington have successfully distracted the world’s attention from. At the cost of a couple of hundred Syrian lives, which in reality mean nothing for the Americans and their Al-Qaeda elements in Syria, the US has perhaps yet failed to launch another act of aggression and commit another crime against peace, but it has succeeded in accomplishing several other objectives.
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Atiku For President Billboard & Posters hit Abuja.

The Picture is getting clearer, why Nigerians were mashed in unplanned confusion, insecurity and various forms of economic sabotage in the last 3 years. Hope For Nigeria listed some of the quotes and warnings that can be rightly construed as the actual pointer to the sorry state of things in Nigeria today. "North Must Produce President In 2015 Or Nigeria Will Divide - Atiku's Associate, Alhaji Lawal Kaita. "President Goodluck Jonathan Must step down from running for a re-election as Nigerian President in 2015 Presidential election. - Alhaji Atiku Abubakar Group's condition for peace in PDP. "President Jonathan Must run for only one term as that is the way that peace will return to Nigeria". - PDP Rebels. "In October 2010, Atiku Associate, Alhaji Lawal Kaita warned Nigerians that, "The North is determined, if Jonathan wins, we will make the country ungovernable for President Jonathan or any other Southerner who finds his way to the seat of power on the platform of the PDP". 

"They gave me one year to live. I have till March next year to expire". -US Based Nigerian Journalist, Rilwan Omosun in serious condition

A former Sports Editor of defunct Daily Times has hit hard times in the USA and needs assistance. This is his story as posted by his friend Azuka Jebose Molokwu.

In 1990, at the age of 31, I abandoned my job as the sports editor of Nigeria’s first evening daily paper, Evening Times, a subsidiary of THE DAILY TIMES of Nigeria. I relocated to United States to further my education and seek professional excellence with available opportunities in the world’s free press. I arrived Houston Texas, naïve and timid, with no formal training, information or survival guide kit to a migrant’s settlement in America, seeking all things bright and beautiful that “Yankee” had to offer. It’s “God’s own country”.
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Yoruba actress, Ronke Ojo a.k.a Ronke Oshodi Oke loses dad - R.I.P

Yoruba actress Ronke Ojo popularly called Oshodi Oke is bereaved. The talented actress lost her aged father, Mr Ojo few weeks ago in Nigeria.

According to sources, her dad’s death facilitated her quick return from the United State of America to Nigeria last month. Few months back, the actress delivered her second baby for her hubby Gbolahan Anthony.  The burial arrangement of her late father is being put in place as at the time of gathering this report.

May his soul rest in perfect peace.

President Jonathan Is Too Weak, A Total Disappointment – Asari-Dokubo

President of the defunct Niger Delta Peoples Volunteer Force, Alhaji Mujahedeen Asari- Dokubo, once again took a swipe at President Goodluck Jonathan, stating that the Nigerian leader is a disappointment to the Ijaw ethnic nationality.

Asari-Dokubo said Jonathan is weak and unassertive as a leader.

The ex-militant commander, who was reacting to the latest crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, which has led to the factionalisation of the ruling party, lamented that Jonathan could not take bold and courageous steps to tame the dissidents.

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Fashola Bans Nigerian made Molue, Commercial Buses From Lagos Island

Governor Fashola Banned Molue, Commercial Buses From Lagos Island  Molue Buses Banned From Third Mainland Bridge, Eko & Carter Bridges Months after the ban on Okada, Lagos State Government under the leadership of GovernorBabatunde Raji Fashola has banned commercial buses widely called Molue from operating on Lagos Island.
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