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|Religion / Re: Which Church Does Goodluck Jonathan Attend? by barnabasj(f): 2:07pm On Dec 19|
|Politics / Re: Oshiomhole Escapes Being Lynch At Meeting Of PACND In Benin by barnabasj(f): 12:54pm On Dec 19|
Oshiomole was right at the end of the day,Truth is bitter in Nigeria of today, what was the result of Blue print submitted to President Jonathan on Fuel Subsidy By Ribadu Committee? Jonathan government have set up alots of committee upon committee without implementation which result in waste of time and money.
|Politics / Oshiomhole Escapes Being Lynch At Meeting Of PACND In Benin by barnabasj(f): 12:25pm On Dec 19|
The meeting of the Presidential Advisory Committee on National dialogue with stakeholders in the South-South ended in confusion, following an outburst from participants against a remark made by Governor Adams Oshiomhole said the conference is a waste of Time,money and Nigerian resource.
Governor Oshiomhole was whisked away from the venue by his security details when the situation became tensed
And now almost 15 month after the conference what is the result of the conference now. Nothing but a waste of time and money just as the gov said. Even the report of the confab has not been presented to the national assembly of today. Still in the office of the president.
|Politics / Re: Past/present, Who's The Most Sincere President That Ruled Nigeria??? by barnabasj(f): 12:18am On Dec 06|
|Politics / GOV FAYOSE: Recommends Sacking Of All Ekiti State Prison Officer. by barnabasj(f): 5:10pm On Dec 02|
I watch the video below, I will recommends that Gov.Fayose should mind his words in reacting to situations and should allow the Law enforcement to carry out there duty.
The Governor talk too much, He should control him mouth
Mr Fayose has expressed displeasure at the jail break assuring that all the perpetrators would fail.
His words: “We regret the jail break perpetrated by the evil people which led to the escape of many inmates. I want you to know that I have the grace of God on me and whoever plans against us shall be destroyed. My prayer is that they will not know peace.”
|Politics / Re: Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon On The State Of The Nation by barnabasj(f): 10:24pm On Nov 21|
Next time Check Google. why wasting Nairaland Space.
|Politics / Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon On The State Of The Nation by barnabasj(f): 9:54pm On Nov 21|
Comment of Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon on The Crisis at the National assembley.
The presidential invasion of the National Assembly which was unscrupulously executed by its pursuivant inspector general of police had all the trappings of an entebbe raid and executive rascality which is deservable of an acidic excoriation and corrosive pummeling.The impeachment gambit is however a frankeinstous yoyo with a potency for an erebus prone whirligig.
|Politics / Re: Which Of The Former Ministers Did You Miss by barnabasj(f): 2:02am On Nov 19|
|Politics / Re: Fulani Herdsmen Invade Nasarawa Village & Kill Scores by barnabasj(f): 9:04pm On Nov 16|
Next time Google it
|Politics / Re: APC Govs May Reject Tambuwal by barnabasj(f): 6:25am On Nov 16|
If Buhari did not contest the Presidential Election, 2 things will happen is either i sleep @home on election day or If i go to the ballot boot, its for Jonathan. "The Devil than you have know is better unknow Angel"
Tambawal cross from APP to PDP to contest for is present sit in the house and to become a Speakee he betray the Leadership of his Party and denies the entire South west of Nigeria there right to have the Number 4 position (Speaker House of Rep) in this republic, some of us have not forgive him because if this have happens to the Northerner they would have burn down the entire Nigeria by.now.
The Tambawal i know can always cross carpet to suit himself.
|Politics / Re: Courtney Dike Rejects N1.2M World Cup bonus by barnabasj(f): 4:26pm On Nov 05|
We have the same mind, she should have collected the money and gives it to charity or Orphanage home, the money will end up in some Ba.stard pocket which will be use to recharge their BB, Girlfriends in abbuja Hotels
|Politics / Re: NLC Spits Fire, Says ‘nothing Should Happen To Tambuwal’ by barnabasj(f): 11:08pm On Nov 02|
|Politics / Re: 60 APC Reps Now Provide Security For Tambuwal - Punch Newspaper by barnabasj(f): 1:27am On Nov 02|
Let me book a space
|Politics / Oyo Guber 2015: Akala Jittery Ahead Of PDP Ward Congress by barnabasj(f): 8:43am On Nov 01|
Ahead of the People’s Democratic Party’s ward congresses across the nation, Oyo State PDP governorship aspirants are making moves for political re-alignment.
One of such moves came from former Gov. Adebayo Alao Akala’s camp on Tuesday, Oct. 28th at the Molete, Ibadan residence of Chief Adigun Irawo, staunch member of People’s Democratic Party and a leader from Oyo North Senatorial District.
In attendance at the meeting were five of the seven PDP aspirants of Ibadan extraction, otherwise known as G7, with two other front line politicians from Okeogun area (Dr. Saka Balogun and Chief Adetoro) with another Ibadan indigene, Chief Nureni Akanbi, who is not an aspirant.
The focus of the meeting, according to our impeccable source, was with a view to persuading the Ibadan five aspirants to align with Akala’s camp for the next governorship election, so as to be able to neutralize Senator Teslim Folarin’s grip on the party’s state exco, come Nov. 29th primaries.
Our source further added that the three politicians of Okeogun extraction virtually went on persuasive note, urging the five aspirants that included Prof. Taoheed Adedoja, Kehinde Olaosebikan, Dr. Soji Adejumo and Gbolarunmi Azeem, to kindly consider their past relationship with Akala.
It should be remembered that the five aspirants have in the past being in government with the former governor.
In their collective response, however, the five Ibadan aspirants were reportedly said to have asked the Okeogun party leaders to advise their kinsman (Akala) to step down his governorship ambition instead.
“Akala should rather anoint one of us and back him up for the election. He should be ready to play leadership role and king maker, in Oyo State PDP, but not an aspirant,” said one of the aspirants on behalf of the rest of them.
|Foreign Affairs / India Bank Robbery: Thief Tunnelled Into A Bank Steal Thousands Of Dollars.. BBC by barnabasj(f): 6:17pm On Oct 30|
India bank robbery: BBC shown inside thieves' tunnel
Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The robbers dug a 40m (125ft) tunnel from a nearby house into the state-run Punjab National Bank in northern Haryana state.
They stole cash, jewellery and other items from the safes inside the bank.
The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports.
|Phones / Re: Apple CEO Tim Cook Is "Proud To Be Gay" by barnabasj(f): 4:54pm On Oct 30|
|Politics / Re: Video Justified N3 Billion Ekiti Government House by barnabasj(f): 12:55pm On Oct 30|
If you listening to the reply of the Governor when she was asked why they are spending that amount on the project, He said the new Government house will have conference hall and also accommodation for the governor personal and also a Guest house that will accommodates visitors, instead of logging them in an Hotels. This will reduce the cost of Lodging visitors in an Hotel.
Let wait and see if FAYOSE will moves in.
|Politics / Video Justified N3 Billion Ekiti Government House by barnabasj(f): 12:37am On Oct 30|
Watching this Video you will see the enormous work done on the construction of the Newly Commissioned Ekiti State Government house, which involves a lots of concrete foundation, Drilling borehole, Road Construction.
am not his fans but try watch the video.
Gov. Fayemi on 60 minutes with Angela
|Politics / Re: Reuters UK Predict GEJ Victory In 2015 by barnabasj(f): 11:03pm On Oct 29|
Maybe in Reuters Dream.
|Romance / Re: Do I Have The Right To Collect My Phone Gift Back From My Ex? by barnabasj(f): 12:04am On Oct 27|
This Guy is a Pure Bastar.d this are the ones that spoiled Ladies this days someone you have not marry, there is a difference between money and Love, they are two seperate entity, i as a woman i will never drain my boy friend even Husband that marry me at home. Money is not Love. if you marry someone because he has Television if the TV got spoiled the Love will fade, Ladies should marry a Man because he has a Vision.
Marry someone you can be pround of someone who can be there for you and who can associate with you.
|Politics / Re: David Mark And Pdp Senators Kill Bsc/hnd Dichotomy Bills by barnabasj(f): 2:11pm On Oct 22|
Even if the Bill was approve by the house, Hnd Holder still have alots of challenges to face in the Hand of Employer , even Government work.
|Politics / 2015 Presidency: Buhari Laments High Cost Of APC Nomination Form by barnabasj(f): 4:57pm On Oct 16|
Onyebuchi Ezigbo in Abuja
Former Head of State, General Muhammadu Buhari, has complained about the fees charged by his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) for its expression of intent and nomination form.
But the National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, while issuing the nomination form to Buhari Thursday, assured that the leadership of the party will do everything to hold a rancour-free primary.
Speaking while at the APC headquarters to pick his nomination form, the former Head State said he tried during the meeting of the party 's National Executive Committee to see if he could influence the scaling down of the fees but could not.
|Politics / Morocco Withdraws As 2015 Africa Cup Of Nations Hosts Over Ebola - Reports by barnabasj(f): 3:00pm On Oct 16|
The venue for next year’s African Cup of Nations finals is in major doubt after proposed hosts Morocco reportedly withdrew due to fears over the Ebola outbreak on the continent.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) last week received a letter from the Moroccan government last week asking for the tournament to be called off and had agreed to discuss the plans at the next executive committee meeting on 2 November. The prospective hosts proposed either postponing the tournament until next year or allowing them to switch to the 2017 edition instead.
However, African website supersport.com quoted a source from the country’s Ministry of Sport on Thursday who claimed the Morocco has now officially withdrawn in order to “preserve the safety of our citizens”.
“Since CAF rejected all our requests and suggestions then we are forced to withdraw from hosting Afcon 2015 with immediate effect to preserve the safety of our citizens and for that we are prepared to take any consequences that comes with our actions,” said the source.
Moroccan sports minister Mohammed Ouzzine was quoted earlier in the week saying they were considering what action to take if CAF continued to refuse their request to postpone the tournament.
“We’ve arranged to meet up and discuss the technical options connected to this demand for a postponement,” he said. “This demand is motivated essentially by the last report from the World Health Organisation, which contained alarming numbers at the extent and spread of the virus.
“All that means we are facing a historic responsibility. We understand CAF’s difficulty, but that said, never in history has there been such an Ebola epidemic.”
2013 hosts South Africa are now tipped to take over after reports that the country’s Football Assoiciation were already in negotiations with Caf, although Sudan and Egypt have also expressed an interest in hosting the tournament.
Morocco’s withdrawal is likely to lead to sanctions from the governing body, with potential punishments including the suspension of their national teams and clubs.
|Politics / Re: Current Result Of 2015 Presidential E-poll By Sahara Reporter (PHOTO) by barnabasj(f): 2:46pm On Oct 16|
@Manck2 you are a Lia.r am a Christian i have inquiry from my Husband and 10 of our family friends, we are all voting for APC enough of this corrupt people called PDP.
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|Politics / Re: Erosion Damages Rail Tracks In Ilorin, South East Nigeria by barnabasj(f): 12:46am On Oct 15|
Seun Front Page Please.
|Politics / Re: 5 Characteristics Of Weak Leaders (and How Not To Be One) by barnabasj(f): 7:56am On Oct 11|
|Politics / Military Jet In Near Crash At Yola Airport by barnabasj(f): 1:38am On Oct 11|
A military jet was on Friday involved in a near crash at the Yola Airport, Adamawa State.
The aircraft suddenly lost two of its rear tyres while trying to take off.
The jet is believed to be one of those being used for aerial bombardments of insurgents in the North East, including in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.
Our correspondent, who was at the airport at about 2.30pm when the incident occurred, observed that there was panic among airport users and workers when the engine of the aircraft was suddenly switched off while taxing on the runway.
Airport officials including fire fighters and security operatives were quickly mobilised for emergency services as alarm was raised.
The initial report was that the jet was on fire, but emergency officials debunked the claims after a visit to the scene of the incident.
However, the development led to the temporary closure of the airport’s runway to traffic.
Many passengers waiting to board Arik Air W3 409 to Abuja were left stranded by the incident.
The Arik flight was initially scheduled for 3.10pm.
An airport official who did not want his name in print said, “The military jet lost two of its rear tyres while it was trying to take off. It was a case of burst tyres.
“As expected, the runaway has been temporarily shut down until when we are able to tow away the jet. That can be done in an hour.
“The Arik aircraft coming from Abuja will therefore be delayed until when we are able to clear the runaway.
“In a situation like this, investigation must definitely be carried out to know what went wrong and why the aircraft lost two tyres at the same time.”
“Security officers on ground are also making efforts to get the report across to their bosses.
|TV/Movies / Re: Osuofia Vs Saka: Who Is The Better Comedian? by barnabasj(f): 12:58am On Oct 11|
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|Politics / 5 Characteristics Of Weak Leaders (and How Not To Be One) by barnabasj(f): 12:56am On Oct 11|
Sometimes you learn from positive role models. Often you learn from negative ones. This is one of the reasons I love to read history—you inevitably get both.
After watching Steven Spielberg’s movie Lincoln, I decided to review Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin. I had read this book a few years ago. It is a page-turning account of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and his political genius.
At the beginning of Lincoln’s first term, he appointed each of his former Republican rivals—those who had run against him for his party’s nomination—to cabinet posts. The narrative demonstrates his amazing ability to tap into a broad array of perspectives and create alignment among those who often disagreed violently with one another.
Unfortunately, Lincoln’s leadership was not perfect. He occasionally selected men for public service who were unworthy of his trust. One such individual was General George B. McClellan, commander of the “Army of the Potomac” and, eventually, first general-in-chief of the Union Army.
General McClellan had significant character flaws that I believe serve as warning signs to anyone in leadership. Ultimately, these cost him dearly: He lost Lincoln’s confidence, his job, and a run for the White House (against Lincoln). Worse, they prolonged the Civil War and cost the lives of tens of thousands of soldiers on both sides of the conflict.
Here are the five flaws I jotted down as I read the book:
1. Hesitating to take definitive action. McClellan was constantly preparing. According to him, the Army was never quite ready. The troops just needed a little more training. In his procrastination, he refused to engage the enemy, even when he clearly had the advantage. He could just not bring himself to launch an attack. When Lincoln finally relieved him of his duties, he famously said, “If General McClellan does not want to use the army, I would like to borrow it for a time.”
2. Complaining about a lack of resources. He constantly complained about the lack of available resources. He didn’t have enough men. His men weren’t paid enough. They didn’t have enough heavy artillery. And on and on he went. The truth is that, as a leader, you never have enough resources. You could always use more of one thing or another. But the successful leaders figure out how to get the job done with the resources they have.
3. Refusing to take responsibility. McClellan blamed everyone else for his mistakes and for his refusal to act. He even blamed the President. Every time he suffered a defeat or a setback, someone or something was to blame. He was a master finger-pointer. Great leaders don’t do this. They are accountable for the results and accept full responsibility for the outcomes.
4. Abusing the privileges of leadership. While his troops were struggling in almost unbearable conditions, McClellan lived in near-royal splendor. He spent almost every evening entertaining guests with elaborate dinners and parties. He insisted on the best clothes and accommodations. His lifestyle stood in distinct contrast to General Ulysses S. Grant, his eventual successor, who often traveled with only a toothbrush.
5. Engaging in acts of insubordination. McClellan openly and continually criticized the President, his boss. He was passive-aggressive. Even when Lincoln gave him a direct order, he found a way to avoid obeying it. In his arrogance, he always knew better than the President and had a ready excuse to rationalize his lack of follow-through.
President Lincoln had the patience of Job. He gave General McClellan numerous opportunities to correct his behavior and redeem himself. But in the end, McClellan either could not or would not do so. He left the President no choice but to relieve him of his duties.
These same character flaws afflict many leaders today. The best safeguard is self-awareness.
By the way, you might want to read this post with your team and then discuss it. Even better,
|Politics / What Is The Fate Of Embattle Adamawa Governor by barnabasj(f): 4:24pm On Oct 08|
Please what is the fate of the former speaker acting governor, is he going back to House as Speaker or as floor member? This one million question.
|Travel / Re: My Journey From Nigeria To Dubai With Pictures by barnabasj(f): 9:26am On Oct 08|
Why did you Travel to Dubai?
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