Thursday, October 17, 2013

Conference report’ll be subjected to referendum -Okurounmu

The chairman of the National Advisory Committee on National Dialogue/Conference, Dr Femi Okurounmu speaks on the role of National Assembly in the proposed conference, issue of referendum, representation and critics of the conference in this exclusive interview with KUNLE ODEREMI AND DARE ADEKANMBI. Excerpts:

SEVEN days after the inauguration of the committee that you head, how has been the experience?
The experience has been very gratifying.
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Wife accuses Hubby of acid shower threat

This incidence happened in Osogbo.  A home wife, Temitope Arowolo, on Thursday prompted an Osogbo Grade III Standard Court to melt her 15-year-old marriage to Kareem over an alleged p tub risk on her life.

Temitope had accused Kareem of beating and maltreating her, claiming that her partner would not provide for her needs.

“He beats me often and does not provide for our needs. He's always making troubles with me and sometimes would not present us food."

“I ended the business enterprise I was doing as a result of debts he made me to incur. He does not believe me, he feels I'm unfaithful to him,' 'she said.
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Nigerian Police Threaten Strike

Some police inspectors and rank and file from the Imo State Police Command have threatened to take strike over their redeployment for some violence-prone states in the North. The aggrieved policemen who met in Benin, the Edo State capital, said they would start the strike in November.

However the Force headquarters has said that the   redeployment won't be revisited or changed and warned the affected officers against blackmailing law enforcement authorities.
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Pres. Goodluck Jonathan sets deadline for registration of all Nigerians

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday inaugurated the National Identity Card Project with a directive that all eligible Nigerians should be registered by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) by December 2014.

Jonathan gave the directive during a ceremony at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he also launched the National Identification Number (NIN), expressing displeasure at the proliferation of data capturing activities by private and public institutions in the country.


Dino Melaye Reveals Fraud Concerning Minister Of Aviation Stella

 It is sad that the shameless Minister can spend N255m on just two cars: Nigeria's leading anti-corruption crusader, Hon. Dino Melaye, who exposed the fraud in Abuja airport runway contract of several Billions of Naira when he was in the House of Reps, has exposed still another monumental fraud by Goodluck Jonathan's Minister of Aviation, Mrs Stella Oduah.
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I want to be bigger than Yekini - Emenike

Emmanuel Emenike has said that Rashidi Yekini is a tough act to follow but he hopes he could make a bigger impact in the Eagles.

The Fenerbache striker, who has been widely labelled ‘The New Yekini’ said Yekini was a legend and that he still has a lot to do to match the records if the name ‘Emenike’ will be bigger for the Eagles.

You scored a brace to move Nigeria closer to Brazil 2014 World Cup, how was the feeling before the goals?
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Video: Prostitutés Disgrace a Businessman in a Train

Two runs babes give a business man trouble in a train. They punk him off for being too cocky

President GEJ. welcomes Nigeria’s election to a non-permanent seat on the UN Security coucil

President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan welcomes Nigeria’s election today to a non-permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council with a total of 186 out of a possible 193 votes.
On behalf of the Federal Government and people of Nigeria, President Jonathan wishes to convey his sincere appreciation of the support of all member-countries of the United Nations who voted for Nigeria’s election to the Security Council.
The President believes that today’s endorsement of Nigeria’s candidature for the Security Council seat by the vast majority of member-countries is a glowing expression of support and encouragement for Nigeria’s active participation in the promotion of  peace, security and political stability in Africa and other parts of the world.

"Ogogoro consumers From Abuja Cannot Dictate to us", says Nyako

Speaking when he received an emissary of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Alhaji Umaru Duhu, who is the national vice chairman of the party for the Northeast, Nyako carpeted leaders of his party saying “the era when some few Ogogoro consumers from Abuja would chart the destiny of their state has ended, because people have vowed to take their destinies within their hands.
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A landlord discovered $1 million left underneath mattress in an apartment forgotten by a tenant

Owner Ma Guangdi was preparing to advertise for a new tenant for the apartment in Dongguan, China, and was in the process of cleaning up when he discovered the cash. When the bed and mattress in the main bedroom were moved, four large packages tightly wrapped in tape were revealed. Opening one of the packages, Mr Ma discovered bundles of notes in various denominations, from 5 to 50 yuan. He decided to notify police, who seized the cash on suspicion it was gained by illegal means.
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Aviation Minister Admits She Bought Two BMW Cars That Cost $1.6 Million

Nigeria’s Aviation Minister Stella Oduah has admitted that she used the funds of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to buy two BMW armored cars for her personal use, according to an official ministry response published by The Punch, Nigeria’s leading newspaper.

The paper’s report is carried in its October 17, 2013 edition and titled, “Ministry confirms purchase of N255m vehicles for Oduah”. The story, reported for Punch by Udeme Ekwere, stated, “The Ministry of Aviation has confirmed that the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority bought two bulletproof vehicles worth $1.6m (N255m) for the Minister of Aviation, Ms. Stella Oduah.
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Aluu 4 update: 4 suspects granted bail.

A high court sitting in Port Harcourt this morning October 17th granted bail to four from the twelve persons facing trail in the murder case of the four Uniport students. The four are: Omoikiri Aluu monarch: Alhaji Welewa, Okoghiroh Endurance, Ozioma Abajuo and Chigozie Evans Samuel.
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California prisons isolate inmates in a solitary confinement cell for 40 years

Some inmates in California have spent up to 42 years isolated in a solitary confinement cell, new reports have revealed.

“The Californian legislative assembly is looking into massive violations of prisoners’ rights in the state jails,” a Russian human rights ombudsman has tweeted.
“Californian prisoners are often locked up in solitary cells for misbehavior, for example after refusing to snitch on their cell mates. Prison records say some of them spent 30 to 42 years shut away alone!”
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"Gaddafi supporters are tortured in Libyan jails" – tribe union’s spokesman

A delegation of Libyan tribes is visiting Moscow. Bassem al-Hashemi Sol, the press secretary of a Libyan tribal association, spoke about the aims of the visit and the current situation in Libya in an exclusive interview with the Voice of Russia.

"The aim of our visit is to give the Russian side the true picture of what is happening in Libya. In other words, we came to Russia to seek media support because the situation in Libya is heavily distorted in world media.
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Video: Are Nigerians Returning From Abroad adding value Or Hurting Nigeria?

(Jobs in Nigeria) For decades Nigeria has seen a so-called "brain drain" as educated Nigerians moved to the West searching for job opportunities - but now that's all changing - with the economic downturn in the US and UK, many Nigerians are returning home - a "Brain Gain ".

But what do Nigerians who've remained in the united states think - are those returning home helping or hurting?
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APC condemns Jonathan’s wife’s honorary degree

 The All Progressives Congress has said the decision of the wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, to receive a honorary doctorate degree from a South Korean university while Nigerian universities have been shut for months was the height of insensitivity.
This was contained in a statement signed by its Interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday.
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Photo Post 3: Gaddafi's widow demands thorough investigation of his murder (Graphic Photos)

I demand that all the members of the UN Security Council, the European Union and everyone who has direct or indirect connection with this murder must tell where the remains of these martyrs are and allow their relatives to bury them in a proper way.


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