Sunday, 26 April 2015

10 Countries with the Highest Military Strength in Africa

The Global Fire Power ranks countries of the world every year according to their military strength and fire power. In their ranking of African Countries With the Highest Military Strength and Fire Power, up to 40 different ranking tools and parameters like number of active front-line and reserve personnel, number of tanks and armoured fighting vehicle, aircrafts like fighters/ interceptors and helicopters, naval strength and coastal defence crafts, resources and defence budget, logistics and many other factors are used and in such an approach that a smaller country with good military intelligence competes favourably well with a highly populated country with lots of great foot soldiers while landlocked countries are not penalized for lack of an active navy. It is important to note that the military strength of a country is not only determined by the size of her ammunition.

New Poll Suggests Switzerland as the "World's Happiest' Country"

The land of clocks and chocolates is the world's happiest country, according to a new survey.

Switzerland topped the third annual World Happiness index produced by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), an initiative under the United Nations.

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

Federal High Court orders DStv to suspend increase in subscription fees

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has restrained Multi Choice Nigeria Limited, operators of the Digital Satellite Television, popularly known as DStv, from implementing its new rates and increase in tariffs payable by its subscribers across board.

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

Lagos is for all Nigerians Ohaneze Youths Warn Oba of Lagos

The Ohaneze Youth Forum, a pan Igbo socio-political group with the sole aim of promoting Igbo interest and harmonious existence with other peoples of Nigeria has condemned the recent threats on Igbos by the Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu.
Oba Akiolu while in a meeting with Igbo traditional rulers resident in Lagos, vowed that Igbos will be drowned in the lagoon if they vote for Jimi Agbaje of the People’s Democratic Party PDP in Saturday’s governorship election in the state.
A statement signed by one Ichie Akuazaoku said the group reorganizes the right of the Oba to reign in his domain and exercise authority over his Yoruba subjects but reminded him that Nigeria belongs to all Nigerians as provided by the 1999 Constitution.
The full text of the statement is after the cut...

Monday, 6 April 2015

AUDIO: Vote Agbaje and You will Drown in the Lagoon-Oba of Lagos Threatens Igbos in Lagos

Premium Times reports that the Oba of Lagos, Rilwanu Akiolu, Sunday night threatened Igbos resident in Lagos that they should cast their votes for the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Akinwunmi Ambode, or risk perishing inside the lagoon.

Mr. Akiolu reportedly made the comment during a courtesy visit to him by Eze Ndigbos (Igbo traditional rulers) in all the local governments in Lagos.
         Take a listen at the audio of the threat that has sparked outrage across the country.

Beware of "fake" Labour party officials-Salisu Mohammed tells President elect Buhari.

Chairman of the caretaker committee of the Labour Party, Salisu Mohammed has urged President elect, Retired General Muhammadu Buhari to beware of a group of persons whom he described as impostors masquerading as Labour party officials.

Sunday, 5 April 2015

Happy Easter

Happy Easter celebration to all Christian faithful in Nigeria and the rest of the world, may the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ bring healing to the sick, ensure peace and security in our neighbourhoods, console grieving hearts, bring economic prosperity to struggling states and joy all around the world.

Happy Easter to you all especially readers of this blog.

CAN President Oritsejafor Prays for Incoming Buhari’s Administration

Still in the spirit of statesmanship as exhibited by President Goodluck Jonathan who accepted defeat even as votes were still being counted in the 2015 Presidential election, President of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor has prayed for President elect, Muhammadu Buhari and the progress of the incoming administration.
Punch newspaper reports...

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Nigeria Labour Congress Congratulates President Elect Buhari

The newly elected President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Comrade Ayuba Wabba has congratulated the President elect of Nigeria, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari Rtd. on his recent emergence as President after a keenly contested Presidential election.

Wabba described the victory of Buhari as a lesson in perseverance and commitment, made possible by the patience, zeal, resolve, resilience and determination of Nigerians many of whom have undying belief in him.

The full congratulatory letter is after the cut.

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

PHOTOS:Trending Nigeria Election Memes

Nigeria's Presidential and Parliamentary elections might have come and gone, but the uniqueness and the rich sense of humour of Nigerians was once again projected to the world as various memes on the electoral umpire, Prof. Atahiru Jega and the long wait for the official result almost broke the internet.
Here are some of them...