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Showing posts with label says. Show all posts

Friday, September 19, 2014

Scotland Says ‘No’ to Independence: Final Results

With all ballots counted, Scotland has chosen to stay in the United Kingdom with 44.7 percent in support of independence and 55.3 percent rejecting it. The referendum saw the turnout of 84.59 percent. Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond, accepted his defeat before the results were counted. "Our referendum was an agreed and consented process. Scotland has decided No at this stage to become and independent country and I accept that verdict," Salmond said Friday. UK Prime Minister David Cameron welcomed Friday the results of the Scottish referendum that saw the victory of those voting against independence and "kept our country of four nations together." The UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg posted on Twitter Friday: "In a dangerous and uncertain world I have no doubt we are stronger, safer, and more prosperous together than we ever could be apart". If the majority of people in Scotland voted for independence, the region could become independent on March 24, 2016.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

West Dunbartonshire Says Yes to Independence

Scots in the council area of West Dunbartonshire have been the second to say a resounding “yes” to Scottish independence, with 54 percent supporting Scotland’s secession from the 307-year-old union, according to the newest results. The “yes” vote has defeated unity supporters, who polled 46 percent, winning 33,720 to 28,776 votes. The turnout stood at 87.9 percent. On Thursday, people in Scotland were voting in the historic independence referendum. Voters were given a ballot paper with the question: "Should Scotland be an independent country?" and the "yes" or "no" options. If the majority of Scots votes "yes" in the referendum, then on March 24, 2016, Scotland will become independent from the United Kingdom.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

'I will join PDP when Satan converts to Islam' - El Rufai says

 Former FCT Minister and Chieftain of the APC Nasir El Rufai says he will simply consider defecting to the PDP when Satan repents and converts Islam...and not really then. He explained this in question from a concerned twitter follower. This is showing up in the wake of the defection of his friend Nuhu Ribadu who recently defected to the PDP.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Defence ministry cant find body of technician who died in Mi-15 crash

The Nigerian Defence Headquarters says the human body of the technician who was killed in the Airforce Mi-35 crash on Monday in Bama, Borno state is missing. A statement on the website reads;
"Only one body has so far been recovered from the site of the crashed Air Force Helicopter.  The body of the technician who is the third member of the crew is yet to be located.  He is therefore declared Missing in Action until found. Rescue team continues the search in the vicinity of the scene of the accident".
One pilot was recused alive, while the body of the second pilot has been recovered.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

₦49.8b: Senate report clears NNPC, Deziani, says no money missing

The Senate Committee on Finance which investigated the NNPC over allegations of fraud leveled against it by the suspended Governor of the Central Bank, Mallam Lamido Sanusi, today Wednesday May 28th submitted its report to the Senate saying no funds were missing, The Will Nigeria reports.
Sanusi had spuriously claimed in a leaked letter to President Goodluck that $49.8 billion in crude oil revenue was missing.

The detailed report according to sources at the Senate also cleared the NNPC and the Ministry of Petroleum of any wrong doing.

The report however directed the NNPC and the Ministry of Finance as well as other relevant agencies to reconcile a sum believed to be around $300 million dollars.

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Asari Dokubo, Kids protest for #anti-BringBackOurGirls campaign, says Shettima played a script.

 The ex-Niger Delta militant is obviously  convinced that there are no missing school children. He shared photos of children campaigning against Chibok. See more pics after the break.

Saturday, November 9, 2013

EU Court Says Homos*xuality Can Be Grounds For Asylum (Aduro)

A lot of Nigerians may soon migrate to Europe as there are indications the EU may sanction granting of asylum to African homos*xuals who can’t openly declare their $-exuality due to laws against same-s*x relationships in the continent, with many saying, even straight people could go as far as changing their sxu_ality or ‘faking’ it in order to be assured of asylum in Europe.

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Kano Education Commissioner quits, Says 'I Wont Follow Kwankwaso to APC'

The casualties have already began to mount for the G7 rebel Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who are currently contemplating cross carpetting to the opposition All Progressives Congress, PAC, as a key ally of Kano State governor, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, has resigned rather than cross carpet with him.

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

"I Cannot Survive In Nigerian Politics" , Says Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Lamido Sanusi has informed HARDtalk he will not be entering politics when he ends his term as governor of the Key Bank of Nigeria.

 “Being a good central banker does not make you a good politician,” he said, adding he had seen enough successful people enter politics only to “destroy everything they have built.”
Asked if he could persuaded to change his mind, Mr Sanusi said:
 “I have been in Abuja long enough to know that I cannot survive for one year in that space.”

Sunday, November 3, 2013

"I’m having hand bag orga**sm", Says Singer Waje

Singer, Ebele Aituaje Iruobe, popularly known as Waje tells Ademola Olonilua about her fashion style

When it comes to fashion, what would you say is your weakness?


Saturday, November 2, 2013

"I Regrets Sending Nu*de Images To Ex-lover", Says Bimbo Thomas

Actress Bimbo Thomas granted an interview recently to The Nollywood Reporter, where she admitted sending nude photos to a married ex-lover. Bimbo says it's one the big mistakes of her life

“Yes, I have been in love before and I have now been associated with relationships I believed was love but wasn't.. There is this relationship I believed would lead to the altar.

 I was committed to it and the guy was committed too however it still didn't work out. We're still friends though. When I came out of the previous  relationship, I didn't want to date anymore.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Soyinka Advises President Jonathan On National Dialogue, says 'Justice Is Never Siddon Look'

Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka has advised President Jonathan and the ruling elite to take into consideration some of the questions being raised about the National Dialogue exercise.

He spoke at a book launch in honour of the retiring President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Isa Ayo Salami. The book a compendium of Salami’s judgments, is authored by Mrs. Funmi Quadri.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

"I've Not set my eye on Stella Oduah Since 2011",says Former Husband

Ex-Minister of State for Works, Chief Chris Ogiemwonyi, is the former husband to embattled Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah.  When they went their separate ways a couple of years ago, having Ogiemwonyi removed as part of her surname became an issue between them. To date, her names could still be gleaned in some publications as Stella Oduah-Ogiemwonyi.

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

'ASUU Strike Will Be Over ‘In A Few Months’, Says Federal Government.

Nigerian students were yesterday assured by the Federal Government that the protracted strike by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, would be over in a few months.

Minister of Education, Mr Nyesom Wike stated this at the anniversary lecture of National Universities Commission, NUC, in Abuja.
Continue after the break.

Nigeria government will find out how 40,000 ghost workers earned N118 billion, Maku says

Mr. Maku addressed a world press conference.
The Minister of Information and acting Minister of Defence, Labaran Maku, on Tuesday in Abuja said that the Federal Government would take time out to find out how over 40, 000 ghost workers from 215 Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) gained access into the nation’s payroll.


Monday, October 21, 2013

The Truth about FG’s position On ASUU Strike Revealed by Finance Ministry, says Iweala is not the Problem

This is a press statement from the Federal Ministry of Finance concerning the ongoing ASUU strike. It's been four long months (Quite shameful I must add) without any apparent resolution to the conflict in sight...and some folks are blaming the Minister of finance Dr Okonjo Iweala for what's going on. following the break. Some people in ASUU have been distributing flyers with abusive messages against Dr Okonjo-Iweala and now the ministry is issuing a statement about it, saying the minister isn't the problem. I'd rather read about when ASUU is calling off this strike to be honest.
See the press release after the break

"I have never seen myself as a Nigerian" says Asari Dokubo

Daily Post

October 19, 2013

Former militant and leader of the defunct  Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force, NDPVF, Alhaji Mujahid Dokubo-Asari, has responded to those criticizing him for feeding fat on the Niger Delta oil.

Dokubo-Asari specifically gave a list of those he referred to as the “chief beneficiaries” of the
struggle to include, President Goodluck Jonathan, Governor Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State;
Niger Delta Minister, Godsday Orubebe and Petroleum Minister, Diezani Allison-Madueke.

Continue after the break.

Friday, October 18, 2013

SA Exit seat on UN Security Council, says the 15-member body is incapable of resolving world conflicts.

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia is rejecting its seat on the U.N. Security Council and says the 15-member body is incapable of resolving world conflicts.Saudi Arabia rejects seat on UN Security Council
The move came just hours after the kingdom was elected as one of many Council's 10 nonpermanent members.
Continue after the break.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

"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.
Continue after the break.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Kim Kardashian' doesn't qualify' for Hollywood Walk of fame, says spokeswoman

During his interview on Jimmy Kimmel last week, Kanye said he doesn't really understand why his reality star baby mama Kim Kardashian doesn't have a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
"I want to shout out to the stars on the Walk of Fame because they said something about they're not going to place my girl on the Walk of Fame because she's a fact star. People are so so dated and not modern. There's no way Kim Kardashian shouldn't have a celebrity on the Walk of Fame." Kanye said on Jimmy Kimmel
Well, Kanye now has his answer. In accordance with Ana Martinez, a spokeswoman for the Walk and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, Kim doesn't qualify to receive a celebrity on the legendary sidewalk.


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