Friday, July 4, 2014

Emir Of Kano SLS Withdraws Lawsuit Against President Jonathan

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the former Governor of Central Bank, who is now the Emir of Kano, has formally withdrawn his lawsuit challenging his removal as the governor of the Apex Bank.

Abubakar Mahmoud, his lawyer told the National Industrial Court that the Emir wishes to withdraw his case against President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan and two other defendants in the suit.

Governor Fashola Condemns Military Rampage Today

Speaking with Channels TV this evening, Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola described today's action by the Nigerian Army as very disappointing, stating that they are public servants paid with tax payers money, so shouldn't behave in such a manner. He however said he's waiting for a formal report to know what really transpired.

Odu to dudu to da iwa (Odu/du/wa).

Oduduwa: Odu (Womb)

Dudu (Black)
Iwa (Character)

Odu to dudu to da iwa (Odu/du/wa).
'Odua,' simply stand for Oduduwa, when abbreviated. Oduduwa people are Yoruba's from Ile Ife, the cradle of all Yoruba people. Hidden mystery of creation. Which some of us called the "myth." The black in relationship to the womb, Simply signifies, 'mysteries of Creation.' Oduduwa as a whole, suggest what is essential to man's creation and his environment.

National Museum Esie, The Oldest Museum in Nigeria

Esie Stone Image was the name of the oldest museum in Nigeria now it is called National Museum Esie. This museum was actually founded by a re-known hunter who is by name Baragbon. Baragbon migrated from Oyo the origin of Yoruba, traceable to Okanbi, Oduduwa son the Progenitor of Yoruba race as far back as 1775 and sojourned in Esie land in kwara state.

Oduduwa Family Tree

According to legend of the Yoruba tribe of Nigeria,he is the first emperor and founding father of the Yoruba people. The legend states that he is the first of the sky beings to climb down the chain from heaven to earth.
Oduduwa and the line of Olowu
Main article: Owu kingdom
A princess marries a priest and later gives birth to the future crowned king of Owu
Oduduwa and the line of Alaketu

Cost of governance and part-time legislature

Public suspicion that the non-sovereign nature of the National Conference convened by President Goodluck Jonathan could end up as a mere talk shop, whose recommendations could be stifled or frustrated by the National Assembly (NASS) if not put to a referendum and made part of the nation’s Constitution, appears to be at the verge of becoming a reality. The wrath pouring from the recesses of some members of the NASS following the adoption by the National Conference on Wednesday June 4, of a recommendation put forward by its committee on public service that lawmakers at national and state levels should work on part-time basis, suggests that much.

Panic, as confab delegate suffers cardiac arrest

The ongoing National Conference was thrown into panic yesterday when a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, and delegate from Oyo State, Chief Niyi Akintola, had a cardiac arrest.

Akintola had been a vibrant member of the conference usually bringing his wealth of legal experience to guide the activities of the body. Inaugurated on March 17, the conference has been plagued with the death of three delegates, while some had fainted during proceedings.

Gov. Murtala Nyako loses Bid to Stop impeachment

GOVERNOR Murtala Nyako’s hopes of stalling his impeachment dimmed significantly yesterday as the Adamawa State High Court, Yola, dismissed his bid to stop the House of Assembly from continuing with the process until the determination of the substantive suit.

In his ruling, the state’s Acting Chief Judge, Justice Ambrose Mamadi, dismissed Nyako’s application on the ground that the lawmakers did not violate any part of section 188 of the 1999 Constitution as amended.
He said the application was filed to pre-empt the action of the Adamawa House of Assembly on the allegations of gross misconduct made against the governor by the lawmakers.

Intangis has no business with Mainstreet Bank, AMCON insists

The Chief Executive Officer of Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, Mr Mustapha Chike-Obi yesterday insisted that United States financial firm, Intangis Holdings has no deal with Mainstreet Bank
 A United State, US court has summoned representatives of Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON, a body set up to manage rescued banks in Nigeria, to appear before it in a dispute with U.S. financial firm, Intangis Holdings.
Intangis Holdings, an American financial and investment company filed the complaint for damages – tortuous interference with contract against AMCON – in the supreme court of the state of New York, alleging that AMCON ignored its right to buy one of the nationalised lenders.

National Conference: Northern delegates reject resolutions

Northern delegates have rejected the resolutions adopted yesterday by the National Conference saying some of the controversial issues approved were literarily lifted out of a document not prepared by a conference committee.

While considering the report on Political Restructuring and Forms of Government, the conference in a rowdy session resolved the delisting of local councils from the constitution and other contentious matters.
But immediately after the plenary ended around 3pm, the delegates, under the auspices of Northern Delegates Forum (NDF), met and agreed to reject the resolutions and that they must be rescinded.

2015: APC begins full reconciliation •As Amaechi visits Atiku

AHEAD the 2015 general election, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commenced full reconciliation among its aggrieved members over its last month national congress, where its first elected national officers emerged.
The party, had immediately after its convention, set up a national reconciliation committee headed by the former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, who was saddled with reconciling its aggrieved members to prevent them from defecting to the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) or any other political partiy as being threatened by majority of them.

Boko Haram 'Massacre' fake Image.

A graphic image circulating on Facebook and Twitter is said to show the badly charred bodies of 375 Christians murdered by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria. But the claim is false.
The image is horrific. Dozens of charred corpses lie in rows in the sun. In the background near a ruined building with a rusting corrugated iron roof police, soldiers and medics – some of them wearing masks to hide the stench – stand around helplessly. A caption across the top of the photograph reads: “Boko Haram burns 375 Christians”.

The Nigerian militant group – which gained worldwide notoriety in April this year when it kidnapped over 200 schoolgirls – has been linked to hundreds of killings and dozens of atrocities and bombings since it launched a violent insurgency in 2009 to overthrow the country’s government and establish an Islamic state. Most recently the group has been implicated in attacks on villages in north-eastern Nigeria in which churches were torched and more than 40 people reported to have been killed. It has also been blamed for a car bomb explosion which claimed at least 56 lives.

Security Man In Palmgrove Estate Battered after soldier is killed by BRT Bus

So it's been confirmed that a BRT bus killed a soldier at Palmgrove bus stop in Palmgrove, Lagos this morning, which caused the soldier rampage. (If you missed the first and second post click here and here)

The BRT driver who hit the soldier ran into Palmgrove estate in order to avoid the wrath of other soldiers present. Upon noticing that the driver ran away, the Army men ran into Palmgrove estate and when they couldn't find the driver, seized one of the Estate's security men. (pictured above)

Rampaging soldiers set Lagos BRT buses on fire

A soldier was allegedly killed by a BRT bus.
Soldiers are on a rampage along Ikorodu Road in Lagos destroying BRT buses, residents have said.
The soldiers’ actions was said to be caused by a BRT bus that allegedly run a soldier over at the Palmgrove bus stop killing him.


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