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ASUU STRIKE: APC Attacks Federal Government



The All Progressives Congress (APC) has decried Federal Government’s insincere and amateurish handling of the strike that has paralysed academic work in public universities.

In a statement in Abuja yesterday by its Interim National Publicity Secretary, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the party said the tepid and half-hearted way the government has handled the strike has shown that it does not place much premium on education, which is the path to national development.

It said there is no better indication of the government’s disdain for education than the fact that the President Goodluck Jonathan administration has continued in its profligate ways even as students caught in the web of the strike have remained at home when they should be engaged in academic work.

APC said since the strike began, the Jonathan administration has thrown at least two mega, money-guzzling dinners in Abuja, perhaps the best example of the aphorism ‘Nero fiddling while Rome burns’. In one of such frivolities, the President and his party folks feasted joyously at a post-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) convention dinner even as hapless students were bemoaning their fate over the strike.

The party said it was also in the midst of the strike that the First Lady organised the so-called peace rally that brought hundreds of unsuspecting women to Abuja in what later turned out to be a march of shame. The Abuja gathering must have gulped millions of naira.

“Yet, some ministers had the temerity to insult the sensibilities of Nigerians by saying government will shut down if it meets Academic Staff Union of Universities’ (ASUU’s) demands. What an affront! They did not say Nigeria would shut down when the country paid out N3 trillion in non-existent fuel subsidies; they did not say Nigeria would shut down over the N1 trillion spent in the last eight years on less than 500 people; they did not say Nigeria would shut down due to Federal Government’s monumental profligacy, which includes spending billions of naira to pamper ex-militants, some of who are now so overfed that they are threatening the country’s existence!

“It is particularly shocking that the government has carried on as if everything is normal, without bothering about the fate of the students, who have been marooned at home since the strike started. Perhaps this is because the children and wards of those at the helm are luxuriating in schools abroad, or because they are too comfortable to worry about their less-fortunate compatriots,” it said.

APC also said the fact that the strike has persisted despite President Jonathan’s directive, widely reported by the media, to the Federal Government’s negotiating team to do everything possible to end it, says a lot about the administration’s credibility.

“In fact, the negotiations between ASUU and Federal Government were called off two days after the President issued his directive. So much for credibility!” the party said.

APC reiterated its earlier call on the Federal Government, in a statement it issued on August 20, to immediately implement the agreement it willingly reached with ASUU in 2009 and stop wasting its energy on why the agreement cannot be implemented, saying: “Agreements are meant to be respected, not repudiated.”

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  1. Rose

    September 12, 2013 at 9:27 am

    Tnx to Apc

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Cleric Warns Bobrisky, Reveals When He Will Die (Video)



Popular Nigerian male barbie, Bobrisky has been told to change his ways as he has just few years to live before he dies.

Islamic cleric, Hammed Ademola who claimed that Bobrisky’s money is from the devil said the crossdresser has about 3 years before he dies.

He further added that Bobrisky’s friends would soon have problems in their lives, which is a consequence of befriending an evil.

Ademola also said that Bobrisky would soon have regrets for going under a knife to be transformed from a man to a woman.

Recall that she recently issued a warning to all crossdressers to not think of taking her throne because she is the queen of crossdressers.

Watch the video below:

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Dead Man Made To Sit On A Chair At His Own Funeral (Photos + Video)



In what will come across as a really startling development, a dead man has been made to sit at his own funeral.

According to Trinidad Express, the dead man was embalmed into a sitting position, placed in the tray of a hearse and given an open-air last ride past the Office of the Prime Minister on the way to his funeral.

Dressed in a suit and in a chair, murdered Che Lewis was placed in the back of a pick-up van by Dennie’s Funeral Home and driven around Port of Spain on Wednesday.

Witnesses and social media users were stunned.

TTPS Road Safety Co-ordinator Brent Batson told Express via a What’s App message that the funeral home’s manner of transporting the deceased will be investigated.

The dead man was made to sit on a chair at his funeral

Batson said, “The TTPS is disappointed in the reckless behavior engaged in by a funeral home being circulated on social media whereby persons were seen seated in the vehicle tray seemingly as part of a funeral procession. Carrying persons in a dangerous manner is an offence Regulation 38 Rule 17 of the Motor Vehicle Road Traffic Act (MVRTA) with a $1,000 penalty and the TTPS will be continuing investigation into funeral company’s conduct on the road.”

Several videos of the ‘last ride’ were posted on social media, with many commenting that this was “proof that Trinidad is not a real place”, while others said they idea was only novel in Trinidad but was done in other countries.

Lewis, 29, and his father Adlay Lewis, 49, were shot and killed on November 15 at their home at First Trace, Bagatelle Road, Diego Martin.

His funeral was streamed live on social media, but not all the viewers were aware that the man sitting at the entrance to the church was the deceased.

There was also a question as to why he was not wearing a mask.

The funeral home informed that because of the “unique funeral, the church was astonished and refused the entrance of Che”.

Following the funeral service at the St John The Evangelist R.C Church at Church Street, Diego Martin the bodies of father and son were interred the St John The Evangelist Cemetery.

The funeral home also intends introducing a new form of body disposal to Trinidad and Tobago.

It is know as alkaline hydrolysis, a process for the disposal of human and pet remains using lye and heat.

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Shebi You Have Your Own Life, Why Can’t You Mind Your Own Business – Bobrisky Slams Critics



Nigerian crossdresser Bobrisky has slammed those trying to advise her on how she’s living her life asking them to mind their business.

According to her, in this era of the new world, no one tells anyone how to live their lives not to talk of a 29yrs old like hers who is living her life as she wants.

Adding that those trying to advise her all have their own lives to live therefore they should mind their own business and stop trying to advise her.

At this rate, it’s obvious Bobrisky is not ready to listen to any advice from anyone on how to live her own life as he’s now a big boy at 29.

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