Thursday, September 12, 2013

APC asks Fashola, others to woo ‘rebel’ govs

The leadership of the All Progressive Congress has directed its governors to enter into talks with their aggrieved counterparts in the ruling Peoples Democratic Party.
The 11 APC governors, including Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, it was gathered, had been asked to use their contact and speak with the governors on the possibility of defecting from their party.
Seven  PDP governors are at loggerheads  with the leadership of the PDP over the running of the party and other issues.

Judiciary aids corrupt Nigerians – Ribadu

A former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mallam Nuhu Ribadu, has said there are many corrupt Nigerians getting away with corruption with the help of the judiciary.
He stated this in an interview he grantedZero Tolerance, a magazine published by the EFCC.
Reacting to a statement that former Delta Governor, James Ibori, was cleared of corruption by the judiciary in Nigeria, he asked, “How many people have been cleared by our judiciary?
“A judge even said one man should not even be taken to court. So, there are many Nigerians getting away with the help of the judiciary. The judiciary is also part of the challenge. Not to say that all judges are bad, no. There are judges that got a lot of them convicted.
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Farida Waziri Is A Beast, Obasanjo And Atiku Should Work Together To Bring Down Jonathan – Femi Fani-Kayode

I am glad that President Olusegun Obasanjo has finally described the former Chairman of the EFCC, Farida Waziri, for the beast that she has always been and that he has commended my brother Nuhu Ribadu for his excellent record of service to our country.

However I must say that I think that it is ill-advised for Baba to be attacking Abubakar Atiku at this point in time. Two months ago he fired a similar salvo at Bola Tinubu as 
well which was again completely unecessary.


Atiku Abubakar calls Obasanjo Is A Liar

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar Wednesday took a swipe at former President Olusegun Obasanjo, noting that his former boss lied that he risked jail if he travels to the United States of America, USA.

In a statement Wednesday by his media adviser, Garba Shehu,  Atiku Abubakar who noted that Obasanjo’s statements in an EFCC magazine, “Zero Tolerance, “were not true, said, “The former President is wrong. It is widely known that Atiku didn’t enter government broke.


These Revealing Symptoms Could Mean You have the Virus (HIV Positive)

Here are some signs that you may be HIV-positive.
One of the first signs of ARS can be a mild fever, up to about 102 degrees F. The fever, if it occurs at all, is often accompanied by other usually mild symptoms, such as fatigue, swollen lymph glands, and a sore throat.
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Girl gets Six-Hour Jail sentence For Killing Her Rapist Father

A court in Uganda sentenced a teen age girl to a six-hour jail term for killing her rapist father
It was probably one of the most unusual sentences delivered in the country, but the case was just as unusual as it was heartrending.
The Masaka High Court presided over by Lady Justice Margaret Oumo Oguli, Monday heard that 18-year-old girl killed her father on May 8, after he had molested her.

It was not the first time he was doing so. The 58-year-old man had been molesting the daughter repeatedly from the time she was 13 years old.

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400 level Student Arrested With Cocaine At Enugu International Airport (Photos)

Barely few weeks after the jubilation that greeted the commencement of international flights at the newly upgraded Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu; the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has made its first arrest and cocaine seizure. The suspect, Chizoba Anselem Nwabuwa 32 year-old 400 Levels Fine and Applied Arts student was apprehended during the inward screening of passengers on an Ethiopian flight from Brazil enroute Addis-Ababa. He was found to have ingested liquid cocaine packed inside male condoms.
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Just in: Nigerian Police Clogged Amaechi From Entering Government Home In P/H + PHOTOS

This is another Ọmọ Oódua exclusive you don't get to see else where  . ...  The politics in Rivers state is getting dirtier A police detachment in Port Harcourt has prevented the convoy of the Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi from using one of the two entrances to the government house earlier today.
The governor's convoy was stopped as it made it way to through the Fortes road entrance by four truck loads of policemen led by several senior officers.

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FG denies ordering customized gold iPhones; issues statement

The Federal Government has reacted to the news that they ordered 53 gold gold-plated iPhone 5S for N682million. The report went viral after the CEO of Gold and Co., UK, Amjad Ali, told UK newspaper, The Independent, that our government ordered these phones from his firm as part of the memorabilia for the nation’s 53rd Independence anniversary on October 1, 2013. Jonathan's government has denied this and issued a statement. Find it below...
We consider the reports in a section of the media claiming that the Nigerian government had ordered customized gold iPhones from a Dubai-based company to mark the country’s 53rdindependence anniversary in October not only false and misleading, but utterly mischievous.

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Copy of Letter Former EFCC Boss Waziri wrote to OBJ

#ASUUStrike President Of National Association Of Nigerian Students (NANS) Dropped

As a result of his poor handling of the ongoing ASUU strike, the Nigerian Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has impeached its current president Yinka Gbadebo and has replaced him with Jubril Ahmad, the vice-president.
In a statement obtained by Sahara Reporters, NANS Senate President Emaluyi Sunday Michael said Gbadebo was impeached at a meeting of stakeholders on September 7 under Section 49(1) of the constitution. That provision states: “The president can be impeached on the grounds of incompetence or as therefore by his attitude or action which can be classified/regarded as misconduct”.
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Amaechi Receives Jonathan In Port Harcourt Nigeria

Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi today received President Goodluck Jonathan at the Port Harcourt Airport in Rivers State, southsouth Nigeria. Jonathan was on his way to Yenagoa, the Bayelsa State capital, to attend a church programme. The President was received on arrival at the airport by Amaechi who has been embroiled in a running battle with Nyesome Wike, a points-man for Jonathan.

Waziri fires Back At OBJ ... Respect Your Age Or Else I Will Open Up On You

Chief Olusegun Obasanjo recently said Mrs Waziri, the former EFCC boss was a disaster to Nigeria's effort against corruption. He also questioned her qualification and said she was appointed after former Delta State Governor, Jame Ibori recommended her. You all know where Ibori is today, so you should know what i mean, Obasanjo added. Proving his point further, he said; “Go and look at the condition or the qualification; go and look at the type of interaction that anybody holding that job will have with a similar organisation elsewhere; did Waziri have that type. What connection did she have with FBI, what relationship did she have with Metropolitan Police in London. It’s not a picnic,” Obasanjo said.
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Lawyer and activist Mike Ozekhome released by Kidnappers

Almost three weeks after he was kidnapped, human rights lawyer & activist Mike Ozekhome (SAN) has reportedly been freed. He was freed at about 8am this morning by his kidnappers in Benin. Mr Ozekhome is said to be in the office of the State Security Service in Benin as of this morning.

Husband, Wife And Their 3-Month-Old Baby Found Dead In Their Home (PHOTO)

A middle aged man, Seyi Adewale, his wife, Felicia and their three-month-old daughter, Deborah, were on Tuesday, found dead in their room with the corpses already decomposing.
According to report, they just moved into their new house in Gbeganu area in Minna, Niger State last Saturday and they died that same night.

It was gathered that they switched on their generating at night, close to the room while the fume emitting from the set consumed them overnight and they never woke up to see the next day.
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