Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Euromaidan may cost Ukraine a default

Against a wave of social unrest in Kiev the cost of default isurance on Ukrainian national debt has significantly grown. According to Bloomberg, default swaps on Ukrainian government securities in the next five years have risen by 100 points reaching 1071.

Russia understands Syrian conflict a lot better than many Western states - expert

The Syrian opposition has turned into a criminal group whose leaders are interested only in profit from the ongoing war. That's according to Sunday Telegraph newpaper which published a report citing many rebel fighters saying that the FSA leaders don’t want to make the regime fall because they love the conflict.

#ASUU Update: FG reveals it has now paid ₦200 Billion to ASUU

President Jonathan meeting with the ASUU leadership (Photo: PM News)
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Doyin Okupe has confirmed that the N200 billion demanded by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has been paid.
The money was paid into an account with the CBN and is meant for renewal of infrastructure facilities in public universities in the country, Okupe explained.

ASUU: We are not aware of any N200 billion

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) Dr. Nasir Fagge Issa, this morning disclosed that his union was not aware of the payment of N200b into an account with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, by the Federal Government, as demanded by the striking lecturers. 

Dr. Doyin Okupe, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs had on a television programme this morning declared that government had paid the N200b demanded by ASUU into an account with the CBN and asked why ASUU has not deemed it fit to call off the six-month old strike.

Stop Romancing Corruption, Buhari Supporter Tells Jonathan

Supporters of former Military Head of State, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari in Ondo State yesterday urged President Goodluck Jonathan to stop encouraging corruption in the country.

The Buhari supporters under the umbrella body of “Buhari Vanguard” said
 “President Jonathan must stop romancing corruption or else Nigerians will tag him the first enemy of the Nigerian Project.”

Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) sacks all academic staff

For failure to come back to classrooms, the Senate of the Federal University of Technology Owerri (FUTO) has sacked all academic staff on its payroll with immediate effect. The sack order was made known by the Public Relations Officers (PRO) of the institution, Mr Chike Ezenwa, while speaking with the Nigerian Tribune in Owerri, through telephone.

In accordance with him, the senate of the university had declared most of the positions of academic staff in the institution, adding that they would be advertised beginning Monday, December 2.

The senate council, he explained, had already compiled the set of vacant positions in the college, adding that who were ready to resume would be adequately protected..

Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki Resumes Academic Activities

One day before the FG's ultimatum to ASUU expires, academic activities have resumed at the Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki

Recommencement of activities have followed a directive requesting the lecturers to the return to work issued the authorities of the university. Lecturers of the university as members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) had participated in the strike.

ASUU: University of Port Harcourt To Resume Activities, Date Announced

Management of the University of Port Harcourt has announced December 9th as resumption date for academic activities in the institution.  It was made known after an extra-ordinary Senate meeting held on Tuesday.

Deputy Registrar, Information, of the University, Dr. William Wordi told DailyPost that the management of the institution found it reasonable to end the 5-month old strike in the interest of the students.

Ann Njemanze Talks About Her New Hubby, Says- 'I Am Older Than Him'

Nollywood actress Ann Njemanze (Domitilla) got married the second time to new hubby Silver Ojieson who is a lecturer, last month, on the 9th of November 2013.
And in a new interview with Leadership Newspaper, she talked about him, her new marriage and ex-husband Segun Arinze.

Just in: On Boko Haram, President Jonathan Performance and Power Returning To The North. - Col Abubakar Umar.

A former military governor of Kaduna State, Col. Abubakar Umar, comments on burning national issues in an exclusive interview. Extract:: Question: What’s your attitude to the agitation for power shift to the North? When you talk of power shift, I don’t believe in it because there has been no evidence that it benefits the people.
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Iyayi: Murder Or Accident? (Photos)

Iyayi: Chest showing a big hole
The nature of two holes on the late Professor Festus Iyayi’s body gives life to suspicions by his colleagues that he may have been shot.

Along with grief, anger will be the dominant emotion when Professor Festus Iyayi is buried this week in his hometown, Ugbegun in Edo State. The two feelings have mixed, predictably with unsavoury outcomes, since the former president of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, died on 12 November in an auto accident on the Lokoja-Abuja Expressway.
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REVEALED: How Nigerian Businessman, Taiwo Jamani, Was Killed Over doing it With Married Women (Pic)

Late Taiwo Jamani, the Ireland base Nigerian had been in the news for weeks now. Jamani died soon after spending sometime in the hospital following serious injuries he sustained when he was attacked by an irate countryman in Dublin in Ireland. The brain behind his predicament was said to be a certain woman who is allegedly said to be dating him and another friend of him, Jooda Akanbi, his assailant.

The woman, simply identified as Biola, was described as a mother of three who had lost her husband because of certain suspicion which he (the husband) had about Biola’s ways of life. He moved out to a different location.

BENUE: Student Drowns In Swimming Pool (R.I.P)

Pandemonium broke out at a community opposite the Benue State University, Makurdi, when a middle-aged man believed to be a student, got drowned while swimming in a pool at a popular spot in the area.

The deceased, identified as Victor, was a final year student of the Federal University of Agriculture Makurdi (UAM). He went for a swim at Symbols Plaza, located opposite the BSU College of Medicine, before the unfortunate incident occurred at the weekend.
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Pics: Oluwaseyi Tinubu, Son Of Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Called To Bar

Former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu's Son, Oluwaseyi Tinubu has been called to bar. Oluwaseyi Tinubu sometimes appears in the picture above together with his dad, and Senator Oluremi Tinubu, at the call To The Nigerian Bar Ceremony, at the Global Convention Centre in Abuja. A social gathering was also held for him at Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja on the 29th of December, 2013. More pictures after the break.

Nabbed on CCTV: Woman Intentionally pushes her own child to her death.

Found this heartbreaking news on UK Daily Mail. A 36 year old french mother named Fabienne Kabou, who felt her baby was 'incompatible' with her and boyfriend, strapped the little angel in a pram and calmly pushed her into a river. (pictured above right). Unbelievble!

A mother faces life imprisonment after confessing she drowned her 15-month-old daughter in the English Channel because the child was 'incompatible' with her love life.

"I have no plans to re-marry' Ex Most beautiful Woman in Nigeria Omasan Buwa says in new interview.

 I987 Most beautiful Lady in Nigeria and Current Executive Associate to Delta State Governor on issues with impaired people claimed in a recent meeting with City People that she does not have any plans to re-marry as the union isn't for everyone. The single mother of three, 18 year old twins children and a 16 year old girl, was after married to Mr Odumosu, but their union ended some years back.

When asked about plans to re-marry, the 48 year old ex-queen replied;

Protect your computers, Isreali Internet Spy organization reportedly set up in Nigeria

If new reports are to be believed, the Elbits System, an Isreali Electronic Defence organization, has finally arrived Abuja to start the installing of a $40million internet facility...which will spy on the people of Nigeria on behalf of the Nigerian government.

Premium Times reports that the internet monitoring company was contracted by the Federal Govt in April this year to install a comprehensive spying facility that will help them monitor its citizens.

The installation will go ahead despite public outcry and an ongoing legislative probe of the project that followed the leak of the contract by this newspaper. The installation is also taking place in complete disregard of the National Assembly which ordered the government to suspend all actions on the contract pending the outcome of a planned investigation." Premium Times reports

‘President Jonathan is like a mad man with a lighter at the fuel station’ – Lamido

Right before his meeting with President Jonathan at Aso Villa yesterday, Governor Lamido of Jigawa had some strong words for the Commander in Chief.
The governor spoke to journalists from Leadership Newspapers before the meeting.

” To us we are on a rescue mission, because what we are seeing today is a mad man inside petrol filling station with lighter in his hand, the threat he poses is very lethal and would not spare anyone,” he said.

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ASUU Vows to Continue with the ongoing strike

The People of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have vowed to carry on with the continuous attack before the Federal Government matches all their demands.
In a media briefing which were only available in Abuja in the evening of December 2, 2013, the Leader of ASUU, Nasir Fagge, declared the union "shall never be cowed."
"We shall bow only to what we as academics are convinced will serve the interest of Nigeria and its people, no matter their ethnic, religious or class origins. This is where we stand. We shall never be cowed," the leader of ASUU said.

Toke Makinwa Lookalike or not ??

This lovely woman tweeted at Toke that people say she looks like her. Toke answered saying she appears actually hotter...
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