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FG Has Apologized For The Sorry State of Power Supply, Blames Gas Failure & Sabotage!

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If you live in Nigeria you’ll know that right now we are going through HELL! The economy is terrible, people are losing their jobs, the power situation is at it’s worst and on top of that there is no fuel to power our generators.

Just days after Twitter Nigeria roasted Babatunde Fashola (the Minister of Power) for the poor power supply in the country, the FG has apologized to Nigerians but they have absolved themselves of the blame instead pinning it on gas failure, sabotage and vandalisation of power infrastructure.

READ MORE: Twitter Nigeria Calls Fashola Out For The Sorry State Of Electricity Sector In The Country

According to Guardian Nigeria, In a statement issued in Abuja yesterday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said all efforts were being made to rectify the situation and ensure a gradual improvement in the power situation.

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Nigerian Police Spends N600 Million On Dogs. Has Anyone Ever Seen These Dogs? 

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The Nigerian police has just splashed out N600 million on the procurement of foreign dogs.

The IG of Police, Solomon Arase made this known at the inauguration of the Police Dog Breeding Centre and Ultra Modern Mounted Troop in Abuja.

The 600 million spend he said was in the last few years on maintenance & procurement.

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Twitter Nigeria Calls Fashola Out For The Sorry State Of Electricity Sector In The Country

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Once again, Nigerians have taken to twitter to complain about the sorry state of the country.

This time twitter Nigeria is calling out Babatunde Fashola, who is the minister of power, works and steel, to do something urgent about it.

Read the tweets after the jump

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Minister Tragic Car Crash: Ocholi & Son Didn’t Have Seatbelts On & Driver Might Be Prosecuted For Not Having A License.

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In the follow up to Sunday’s tragic car crash killing Minister of State for Labour and Employment, James Ocholi, his wife and son, yesterday FRSC boss Boboye Oyeyemi presented an Interim Road Traffic Crash Investigation Report to the Federal Executive Council which stated that the accident was caused by over speeding.

The report revealed that:

  • The driver of the Lexus SUV, James Elegbede, who survived the crash, had no driver’s license, as his name was not on the FRSC database.
  • Ocholi and his son did not have their seatbelts on.
  • The accident occurred when a rear tyre of the Lexus SUV burst causing the car to skid off the road, and somersaulted several times into the nearby bush.

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Yesterday while speaking to State House correspondent, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Babachir David Lawal, said the final report on the accident will determine if Elegbede will be prosecuted. He said,

As to the issue of whether we would prosecute the driver, yes, Nigeria is not short of laws; the problem is that Nigerians find it very difficult to obey the laws. There is a speed limit in place and so if anybody chooses not to obey the traffic laws, of course, it is subject to prosecution by the agencies concerned. But as to this particular incident, I think we will leave it until the final report of the investigation comes out.

But, of course, as we say, accident is accident and nobody goes out deliberately to summersault and die, but as to allegations you claimed from the family, we are not aware and anybody who has anything to the contrary –  that they didn’t die in an accident – is free to report to the law enforcement agencies who will appropriately take it up.

Ocholi family members suspect foul play, citing political disagreements which may lead to heated arguments and unexpected terrible actions.

 

 

 

Twitter Nigeria Think The Strike By NNPC Workers Is Unnecessary

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Following the news that the Federal Government plans on unbundling NNPC, the staff have decided to go on a strike against the decision because they feel they were not informed before the decision was made.

Twitter Nigeria are mostly of the opinion that the strike is unnecessary for the reason they have given as it is making an already bad situation in Nigeria, worse.

Read the tweets after the jump

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Ese Oruru’s Alleged Abductor Yinusa Dahiru Arraigned In Court Today, Faces Five Criminal Charges. [Photos]

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14 year old Ese Oruru abdication story is far from over, following her return to her family last week, her alleged abductor and baby daddy Yunusa Dahiru appeared in court in Bayelsa today.

READ: Ese Oruru Abduction: 14 Year Old Is Pregnant For Her Abductor. Video Emerges Of Her Refusing To Go Home Without The Man That Kidnapped Her

Yunusa was arraigned at the Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa where he appeared in handcuffs, prosecutors hit him with five charges: abduction, illicit s*x, unlawful carnal knowledge of a minor and others.

READ: Ese Oruru Abduction: Yunusa Yellow Was Domestic Help For Oruru Family For 10 Years

 

After the jump see photos of Yunusa hiding his face from the cameras at court

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Aliko Dangote Says The Economic Crisis In Nigeria Is Exaggerated

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With the Naira falling against the Dollar & Nigerians complaining about the economy being in shambles, it is easy to see that Nigeria is facing an economic downturn. But billionaire business man Aliko Dangote doesn’t think so.

At The Economist Forum yesterday in Lagos, Africa’s Wealthiest man made it clear that he did not think the Nigerian economy is in crisis because many businesses are still thriving in the face of the foreign exchange crisis. .

He said,

I think people are underrating the economy of Nigeria. They just go and look at foreign exchange because oil has gone down and believe that everything has gone out of the window. That is not correct.

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Oshimhole Claps Back At Dino Melaye Over “Nigerian Men Prefer Foreign Women” Shade!

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Remember a few days ago when Senator Dino Melaye threw shots at Edo state governor Adams Oshiomhole during a session in the House of Assembly regarding measures to promote the Buy Nigerian initiative.

Melaye used the opportunity to throw shade at Oshiomhole marrying a foreigner. He said,

I want to celebrate the ‘Made-in-Nigeria senator’ for bringing up this motion. In considering goods produced in Nigeria, we must look at the enabling factors that will necessitate the goods.

We will also move in order to encourage made-in-Nigeria products and begin to talk about made-in-Nigeria women.

Apologies to my uncle, the Governor of Edo State, we must as a people stop paying dowries in dollars and pounds. It is time for my colleagues here to become born again.

Oshiomhole has now clapped back at Melaye calling him a lunatic and demanding an unreserved apology for his comments. Read what he said after the jump

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Ese Oruru Abduction: Her Father Confirms She’s Pregnant. She Claims She Doesn’t Know How She Got To Kano

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The Ese Oruru abduction has more twists and turns than a Jason Bourne movie. 14 year old Ese whose father, Mr. Charles Oruru has confirmed she is indeed 5 months prego, a few days ago was acting like she was in love with the much older Yunusa who is alleged to have abducted her from her home in Bayelsa.

A few days ago, all covered up in a hijab Ese (now named Aisha by her new husband/kidnapper) was refusing to get into the car taking her away from Kano without her husband, she also previously claimed she wasn’t kidnapped or forced to marry Yunusa Yellow but her story has now changed, in an interview with Daily Sun she claims she doesn’t know how she got to Kano, she’s not married and she did not do anything with Yunusa Yellow.

Read after the jump

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Ese Oruru Abduction: Yunusa Yellow Was Domestic Help For Oruru Family For 10 Years

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More details are emerging in the child abduction/alleged r@pe case of 14 year old Ese Oruru who was said to have been abducted from her home in Bayelsa by a grown man named Yunusa Yellow, he took her to his home in Kano, where he married her, changed her name to Aisha and got her pregnant.

Yesterday we showed you a video of Ese refusing to be returned to Bayelsa without her “husband” and now according to Yunusa’s father, Dahiru Bala who is a peasant farmer, his son was a house help to the Oruru’s family for 10 years in Yenagoa.

He told Vanguard,

Yunusa was a domestic help to Oruru’s family for 10 years and when he told me of his love relationship with Ese, I opposed him because we already have a bride for him in the village.

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