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Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Another Truck Falls On Ojuelegba Bridge,Lagos(Photos)

Another truck is lying on a bridge on Ojuelegba,Lagos.It is not clear if there are any casualties.
It should be recalled that a container truck fell over the same bridge last month,killing 3 people on the spot with the driver of the truck still in police custody.


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Happy 55th Independence Anniversary Celebration to Nigeria

Nigeria clocks 55 today.Happy 55th Independence Anniversary Celebration to Nigeria

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"Nigerians Must Thank Goodluck Jonathan":President Buhari's Independence Day Address

President Muhammadu Buhari's  in his Independence broadcast today Thursday,October 1,2015 centered on the ministerial list, prudent housekeeping (auditing), the last election and the role of Goodluck Jonathan as well as salary arrears.He said Nigerians must thank Jonathan
Read below, the independence broadcast, in part:


 "I bear no ill will against anyone on past events. Nobody should fear anything from me. We are not after anyone. People should only fear the consequences of their actions. I hereby invite everyone, whatever his or her political view, to join me in working for the nation."

 "We have all the attributes of a great nation. We are not there yet because the one commodity we have been unable to exploit to the fullest is unity of purpose. This would have enabled us to achieve not only more orderly political evolution and integration but also continuity and economic progress.

 ''Countries far less endowed have made greater economic progress by greater coherence and unity of purpose.

 ''Nonetheless, that we have remained together is an achievement we should all appreciate and try to consolidate."

"We have witnessed this year a sea change in our democratic development. The fact that an opposition party replaced an entrenched government in a free and fair election is indicative of the deeper roots of our democratic system.

 "Whatever one's views are, Nigerians must thank former President (Goodluck) Jonathan for not digging-in in the face of defeat and thereby saving the country untold consequences,"

 "Every new government inherits problems. Ours was no different. But what Nigerians want are solutions, quick solutions not a recitation of problems inherited.

 "Accordingly, after consultations with the Vice President, senior party leaders and other senior stakeholders, I quickly got down to work on the immediate, medium-term and long-term problems, which we must solve if we are to maintain the confidence which Nigerians so generously bestowed on us in the March elections and since then.

"As you know, I toured the neighbouring countries, marshal led a coalition of armed forces of the five nations to confront and defeat Boko Haram. I met also the G7 leaders and other friendly presidents in an effort to build an international coalition against Boko Haram.

 "Our gallant armed forces under new leadership have taken the battle to the insurgents, and severely weakened their logistical and infrastructural capabilities. Boko Haram are being scattered and are on the run.

 "That they are resorting to shameless attacks on soft targets such as Internally Displaced Persons' camps is indicative of their cowardice and desperation. I have instructed security and local authorities to tighten vigilance in vulnerable places."

 "Those of our refineries which can be serviced and brought back into partial production would be enabled to resume operations so that the whole sordid business of exporting crude and importing finished products in dubious transactions could be stopped."

 "Prudent housekeeping is needed now more than ever in view of the sharp decline in world market oil prices. It is a challenge we have to face squarely. But what counts is not so much what accrues but how we manage our resources, that is important.

 "We have seen in the last few years how huge resources were mismanaged, squandered and wasted. The new All Progressives Congress government is embarking on a cleanup, introducing prudence and probity in public financing.

 "At an early stage, the Federal Government addressed the issue of salary arrears in many states, a situation capable of degenerating into social unrest. The APC government stepped in to provide short-term support to the owing states and enabled them to pay off the backlog and restore the livelihood of millions of Nigerians."

"Our government set out to do things methodically and properly. We received the handover notes from the outgoing government only four days before taking over. Consequently, the (Ahmed) Joda Transition Committee submitted its report on the reorganisation of Federal Government structure after studying the handover notes.

 "It would have been haphazard to announce ministers when the government had not finalised the number of ministries to optimally carry the burden of governance.

 "Anyway, the wait is over. The first set of names for ministerial nominees for confirmation has been sent to the Senate. Subsequent lists will be forwarded in due course."


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Adorable Pre-wedding Photos Of Ogun State Commissioner Of Police's Son Mohammed Lawal Ali

Ogun State Commissioner of Police  Abdulmajid Ali's son Mohammed lawal Ali is set to tie the knot with his lover Amina Dan juma on the 17th of October,2015.

Here are stunning pre-wedding photos of the lovely couple.

Congrats to them in advance.

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Dele Momodu Responds To Rumour He Made President Buhari's Ministerial List(See Tweets)

Ovation magazine CEO Dele Momodu has responded  to rumours his name made President Buhari's list as Minister of Information.

When asked by followers if the rumour is true,said as much as every one hopes for good news, the rumour is suffocating.President Buhari sent the lists of ministers yesterday to Senate President Bukola Saraki who said the list will be made known to Nigerians next week Tuesday.

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Nigerian Twitter Community Respond To Rapper Vic O Headies Rant(Pics)

Rapper Vic O was angry that he was not nominated in the 2015 Headies Awards and blasted the organizers.Trust Nigerians na!Nigerians have taken to twitter to give him the treatment of his life.

See Nigerians' reactions above

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Nigerians On Twitter React To President Buhari Making Himself Petroleum Minister(Pics)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said he would head the Ministry of Petroleum Resources.

He disclosed this while addressing some reporters in New York on Tuesday, after addressing a Global Leaders' Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism.He said the step is being taken as part of efforts to sanitise Nigeria's oil industry which is said to be plagued by corruption, massive fraud, and crude oil theft. He also said that the first step in sanitizing the petroleum sector has already begun with the appointment of a new management for the NNPC.Speaking further,he revealed that the prosecution of those who misappropriated NNPC's funds is already in the works.

In his words:

    "I will remain Minister of Petroleum.

    "I will appoint a minister of State for Petroleum".

Nigerians on twitter community have reacted on President Buhari making himself the Minister of Petroleum.See their reactions above

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Segun Arinze Of Now Vs Segun Arinze Of Before:How Time Flies(Photos)

How time flies!You wouldn't have thought that former AGN President Segun Arinze once looked this way.Seriously money is good.
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Emir Sanusi Rocks Designer Shoes To Global Islamic Finance Award In Bahrain(Photos)

Ex-Central Bank of Nigeria
Governor Emir Sanusi Lamido Sanusi was honoured on Monday at the Global Islamic Finance Award that was held in Bahrain with an nt'l Islamic award.

Checkout His designer show to the event.

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Super Eagles Player Aaron Samuel Acquires Brand New Porsche Car(Photo)

Super Eagles striker, Aaron Samuel has acquired a brand new Porsche.The 21-yr old shared the photo on social media with the caption below....

"Branded (Porsche) mylatestbaby".

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Photos Of Senate President Bukola Saraki Receiving The Ministerial Lists Today

Senator Saraki confirmed few minutes ago that he has received the much awaited ministerial lists

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Desmond Elliot,Uche Jombo,Yvonne Jegede,Others Turn Up For Omoni Oboli's 'First Lady' Movie Premiere In Lagos(Photos)

Nigerian celebrities such as Yvonne Jegede, Uche Jombo, Desmond Elliot, Alexx Ekubo, Orezi, Tosyn Bucknor, Toyin Aimakhu, Chigurl, Audu Maikori, Emem Isong, Bolanle Ninalowo and many others turned up and supported talented actress,Omoni Oboli who premiered her new movie 'First Lady' in Lagos.

The event was held at the Silverbird galleria in Lagos.

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