Friday, 29 January 2016
My criticisms of the excesses of the online phenomenon in terms of its brazen abuse in an unregulated environment has often made me the target of attacks, with many insisting on quoting the opening paragraph of a piece I once wrote along these lines as if it is a memorial verse, but further developments have shown that indeed, liberal, accommodative, useful and open as the growth of the new media may seem in Nigeria, we may well, if care is not taken, be dealing with a dangerous tool in the hands of the unscrupulous which could drive society towards the lunatic fringe.
My Dearest Diane,
Like joke like joke we both are getting older. Today is your birthday and once again I can't help but to celebrate you in the open, what I have always done for the past 37yrs of our married life. Celebrating our extraordinary life together. I hope that our togetherness over the years have taught some people about perseverance, tolerance, discipline and love.
Monday, 25 January 2016
Nneka who says she is a Wealth Manager with Asset and Resource Management Company Limited, a company reportedly owned by Metuh, said she changed the money to its Naira equivalent through two bureau de change operators and put the money in the company account.
In a statement by the Director of Social Communications of the Diocese, Monsignor Gabriel Osu, Okogie accused the president of acting disdainfully towards the judicial authorities while millions of Nigerians are abandoned to face unimaginable social problems.
Jonathan To Talk About boko Haram & Fighting Insurgency At World Press Conference In Geneva, Switzerland
Are you a movie buff?
Have you seen the movie CONCUSSION?
If not, I suggest you do so.
In the movie, Super A-list actor, Will Smith plays a lead role, where he depicts the character of a notable Nigerian Doctor, Bennet Omalu, the first ever doctor to research and find out the link between banging heads in American football and a disease called Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, CTE and whose works have saved lives in the NFL in the United States and worldwide.
Friday, 22 January 2016
“Much has been said about the sponsors of Boko Haram. With the horrifying revelations about the ‘Arms Deal’, it is no longer necessary to continue delaying the search for the real sponsors of Boko Haram.
“There is no accord. If the corruption fight needs to get there (making Mr. Jonathan face justice), it will get there. With this president, nobody will be protected. And I underscore it, if it needs to get anywhere, it will get there.” he said
Adesina added that there was no agreement prior to the March 2015 presidential election that Jonathan would not be made to face trial if corruption allegations were proven against him.
“Who?” “Your fellow columnists. See how they are attacking the Minister of Interior, General Abdulrahman Dambazau, just because an orderly helped to shine his shoes in public.”
“I really don’t see what the hoopla is all about”
“I think many of our people just like to talk about shoes. For five years, Nigerians kept talking about how former President Goodluck Jonathan had no shoes as a child.”
Wednesday, 20 January 2016
Amaechi said this administration is contemplating on scrapping the Nigerian Maritime University started by the last administration
Tuesday, 19 January 2016
“It will be recalled that on Tuesday, 22 December, 2015, I presented my 2016 budget proposals to the joint sitting of the national assembly. I submitted a draft bill accompanied by a schedule of details.
According to a statement issued by the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina, the signing of the agreements on trade, finance and judicial matters was witnessed by Pres. Buhari and the Crown Prince of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
Monday, 18 January 2016
“Personally, I am worried about the current situation of the economy but again I am letting you know it is not our fault because this is what we met. We met a bastardised system. We took over from a government that destroyed our economy.
According to MirrorSport, Sir Alex Ferguson will take up a hands on role and assist Ryan Giggs from now till the end of the season if he is appointed as the new manager because of his close relationship with his former protege and his desire to see Man Utd progress under the Welshman.
President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abuja-based lawyer and activist, Maryam Uwais, as his Special Adviser for Social Protection Plan. Mrs Uwais, wife of Muhammadu Uwais, a former Chief Justice of Nigeria, was appointed weeks ago.
Sunday, 17 January 2016
Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, made one of the SSS officers attached to him clean his shoes in public.The minister, dressed in white, was seen lifting his legs as the SSS officer stood before him and began cleaning his shoes with a handkerchief. This happened as the minister attended the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Academy, NSCDC, in Abuja sometime in December.
Celine's husband, René Angélil, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday aged 73.
Friday, 15 January 2016
Abuja society lady, Bola Dare passed on in the early hours of today in an Abuja hospital. She was said to have been rushed to the hospital after having dinner last night and complained of stomach pain.Yeye Bola Dare is a top society figure in Lagos and Abuja,she is highly influential in the political scene. she is also known for her philanthropic nature, she is the owner of “Mother Theresa Orphanage” Gwarinpa Abuja.Yeye Bola Dare became popular for her work with some first ladies in Nigeria. I heard abot her death early hours of today.i didnt post immediately because i wanted to confirm.May her gentle soul rest in peace.Amen
We thank the BBOG_Nigeria for a good event. But that is not to say that all of the accounts of the meeting on Twitter are accurate.President Buhari could not have stormed out of his meeting with the #Chibok parents, stakeholders and the BBOG_Nigeria.He (President Buhari) was called to speak at a meeting he did not start. He did his part and left so that the meeting would continue It is a simple meeting procedure. He had to leave without being disruptive That is what happened.
Sources close to Celine say Rene's death was completely unexpected because recently he'd felt much better. He and Celine have children together...a 14-year-old and 5-year-old twins. He also has three children from a previous marriage.
The country was declared free of the virus on 7 November, and the region as a whole cleared when Liberia was pronounced Ebola-free on Thursday.
"He gets to the office in the morning about 9 a.m, the first thing he requires us to do is get the highlights of newspapers ready for him, and so before he comes in, we have reviewed the newspapers, we have done all the highlights and that is the first thing he looks at. Then he begins to attend to all the other things lined out for him. Across all the sectors, ministers and directors of agencies are meeting with him. He is a hard worker and at 73, I wonder how he does it.
Missing budget: PDP wants NASS commence impeachment of Buhari..Wants Finance, Budget Ministers and CBN Governor to Quit
The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party Pdp rose from a meeting Thursday charging the National Assembly to commence impeachment of President Muhammedu Buhari for the various constitutional breaches especially the submission of two version of the 2006 budget.The party said the National Assembly should thoroughly investigate the shameful act, including the distortion and banding of figures to accomadate their personal interest and ensure that appropriate sanctions is meted to whoever has a hand in the dubious action that has brought embarrassment to the legislative body.
Wednesday, 13 January 2016
He said going by Parento’s Principle, the Federal Government should dedicate 20 per cent of its resources to going after perceived looters, while 80 per cent should be given to creating an enabling environment for Nigerians,Vanguard reports..
Speaking to journalists at the 10th edition of the annual widows New Year party in Ode-Omu, Osun State, he said:
The top officer of the commission, who confided in one of Punch reporters on Tuesday, alleged that Metuh tore the statement when it was brought to him for his signature.
The actor posted this touching tribute on Facebook, few days after the seventh anniversary of his 16-year-old son Jett's tragic death. Jett Travolta died after he suffered a seizure at their family holiday home in 2009.
Tuesday, 12 January 2016
A round of applause for the greatest Jackass of all Times.
There is no denying that Donald Trump's actions and words have brought a more entertaining landscape to American politics that is only rivalled by Naija politics at this point.
Like him or hate him (for your pocket), this man no send una.
Who could have guessed Trump's longevity in American politics, with his put-outs and the notorious words that roll out of his mouth!?
Wednesday, 6 January 2016
Rivers State Information Commissioner , Dr Austin Tam-George has declared that the state government will demand a refund of the N82million expended by former Governor Amaechi on Professor Wole Soyinka's dinner if it confirms that the Nobel Laureate received part of the the funds in cash.