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Foreign Affairs / Re: African Militaries/ Security Services Strictly Photos Only And Videos Thread by BlackBaron: 3:21pm On Apr 24
denisfidha:

They have a skin disability, the dwarf guy is the one with special seeds....... Besides each year the government sets aside 1.1 million Dollars to buy sunscreen lotion for albinos. (that's kind of special need(from the govt perspective), Don't you think?). Although they still function just as any other human being, its just that previously, they used to get discriminated in enrollment to things such as police or NYS, but now they've been guaranteed that there will be places for them to be integrated with the rest.
Interesting, apart from the varying degree of Nystagmus in people with albinism, it more or less shouldn't be a reason to put them in special needs units. Least to my belief, they are able to perform tasks normally as any human though wouldn't think flying a fighter jet would be advisable where you need excellent vision. Non combat or desktop roles, sure.

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Politics / Re: We Are Pleading For The Elongation Of The Amnesty Program. by BlackBaron: 3:09pm On Apr 24
Won't it be better off to have least have a broader development in your region than pouring money into the pockets of a few thousands. To me it reads like 'bribe money' when your rivers and farmlands have not being cleaned,meagre infrastructures and others. It'll also create a false sense of entitlement as for some, they'll fight to never see it stop.

Not the easiest topic, but I think a lot of reforms are needed. Greater allocation to your region, stop the amnesty, create atmosphere for jobs and much more.

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Crime / Re: Man Murdered While Jogging In Lagos (photo) by BlackBaron: 11:57am On Apr 24
Easiest way to make frontpage is to post a graphic picture and it'll surely be there in less than '60 seconds'.

Please I pray to ask, why do you delight in pictures of gore?

From posting mangled corpses of a horrible motor accident, blown out heads, crushed torsos, et al. lipsrsealed

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Politics / Re: I Wonder If These Are Found In Quran by BlackBaron: 11:56am On Apr 24
Laws of old.

I'm trying to remember last time (you heard, if ever) a 'Christian' went on film quoting from the aforementioned scriptures and beheading or stoning a 'sinner'.

However, another religion with the letter 'I' ... 'havoc all over the world' ... 'quoting from their holy book'... 'destroying living and even inanimate objects'.

The world since moved on from old testament ways, but their adherents ('I') have chosen to remain in darkness and would rather blame others, the CIA, conspiracies, et al for the state of their religion but themselves.
Foreign Affairs / Re: African Militaries/ Security Services Strictly Photos Only And Videos Thread by BlackBaron: 11:46am On Apr 24
^^^
Are albinos also considered 'special needs' in your country?
Politics / Re: ‘Islamic State In West Africa': Boko Haram Renames Itself by BlackBaron: 1:54pm On Apr 23
Desperation setting in.

So many defeats in the last few months.
Shequack is nowhere to be seen. He's probably quacking in the savannah looking for help before a bullet finds his skull

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Politics / Re: NNPC Has Started Refunding Unremitted $1.48bn - Alison-Madueke by BlackBaron: 8:28am On Apr 23
If it was never brought to light, is this the way a sum of almost $1.5 billion dollar would have crawled into the pickets of a few people?

Besides, refunding is kind of indicative of money that was purposely diverted or just not declared.

Would be interesting to start seeing refunds from other government agencies.

Abba Moro would soon be the next to start making refunds.

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Crime / Re: Nigerian City PA Conned Her U.k Employer Out Of £17k To Pay For Luxury Wedding by BlackBaron: 10:14am On Apr 22
Quite extraordinary.

Googling her name shows her first caught at age 24 (2007) shortly after graduating from uni.
Not many people get a chance at a £29500 job right after uni.

Not to talk of another second lifeline job after conviction and spared a prison term.

Her parents must be disappointed. embarassed
Politics / Re: America And Allies May Attempt To Assassinate Buhari Tonight by BlackBaron: 11:26am On Apr 21
All these Uncle Musi.wa and Aunty Ti.t siblings.

Spreading falsehood and indecipherable reports. embarassed

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Politics / Re: Why Do Nigerians Think That Nigeria Is A Rich Country? by BlackBaron: 9:06pm On Apr 20
Let me just put it there that the entire NHS budget of less than 20 million is greater than the entire yearly budget put together of 170 million Nigerians
Politics / Re: FG Gets $48billions(#9.6trillions) From Shell As Royalty Between 2010-2014. by BlackBaron: 4:22pm On Apr 14
The returns are kind of small in my opinion.
Though it still means a bit of accounting/auditing would be required of how money was spent.
Politics / Re: President Jonathan's Mistakes And How He Could Have Remained President by BlackBaron: 4:09pm On Apr 14
Jonathan fiddled while the country burned! (He reminds me of Nero fiddling while Rome was burning)
He then rightfully got 'kicked out'

The End!

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Foreign Affairs / Re: African Militaries/ Security Services Strictly Photos Only And Videos Thread by BlackBaron: 7:12pm On Apr 13
Henry120:

https://i1.wp.com/oi60.tinypic.com/sex8w0.jpg
All the gazelles and MI-35/24V Helicopters belong to us.
Here is a reply i got from Sipri when i questioned the under-enumeration of NAF assets.
Hello Henry,
A good example of the secrecy around arms procurement in Nigeria. We only noticed the information abut the Gazelles when the database had already been closed and was ready for publication. We have no idea how many Gazelle's Nigeria has procured and where they came from. We believe they were delivered in 2015, and my best guess is that they come from Serbia or France. Both countries have plenty of Gazelles in stock.
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Pieter Wezeman
Senior Researcher
Arms and Military Expenditure Programme



Patchesagain:


When executive outcomes was still operating they would usually buy the equipment themselves and include the cost of the items in the bill.

Assets would usually by handed over to whoever hired them in the end of the operation.... its not like you can put a hind in your handluggage on your flight home grin

Sounds like viable information. Cool
Foreign Affairs / Re: African Militaries/ Security Services Strictly Photos Only And Videos Thread by BlackBaron: 11:05pm On Apr 12
I'm curious about that 'air wing ' line.
Are all the air assests ours then?
Politics / Re: FUNNY! Jega's Election Result (stage Play At AY Live) Must Watch! by BlackBaron: 2:02pm On Apr 10
Funny, but should not have taken the pisss with sign language.

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Foreign Affairs / Re: African Militaries/ Security Services Strictly Photos Only And Videos Thread by BlackBaron: 11:31pm On Apr 09
NOE flying. Nice
Politics / Re: Nwuche Leaves PDP, May Declare For APC Today by BlackBaron: 7:31am On Apr 09
Lack of party ideologies is the reason why a man can wake up one morning and port to another. lipsrsealed

Number 2 is greed.

Tomorrow, if Jonathan joins apc, they'll receive him too abi undecided

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Politics / Re: Orji Uzor Kalu’s Mother, Brothers Join APC by BlackBaron: 11:37am On Apr 08
Democracy at its infancy.
Yet to see ideologies from any party, rather just a bunch of criss crossers running to where they think they'll get their next daily bread.
Business / Re: Amazon Expands Shipping Of Items To Nigeria - Jumia/konga Etc Be Afraid by BlackBaron: 9:11am On Apr 08
Ok
But reliability of the courier they'll use would scare them away. Is it NIPOST that can perform houdini on your shipped items and then give you stones neatly wrapped in a box or something similar?

Best bet is to use DHL though but as known are more expensive than even the middlemen shippers.

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Politics / Re: Sorry, But Blame Your Colonial Emperor For Making Lagos A No-mans-land by BlackBaron: 8:43pm On Apr 07
When you say it like that, you're kind of implying that the original inhabitants have been stripped of their historic and ancestral rights to their land.

Calabar is no longer a capital, but it once was. No one is singing to the original inhabitants how their land doesn't belong to them anymore because it once benefited from government largesse.
Lagos benefits from a very prime location and was supported by different tribes to become what it is presently.
Politics / Re: Audio Confirming Oba Of Lagos's Statements To Ndi Igbo by BlackBaron: 6:42pm On Apr 06
Wow! Shocking words from an Oba.
Was at first sceptical.
Time to uproot the Tinubu dynasty in Lagos...

But fück, I still hate Bode George. Another criminal like Tinubu.
Politics / Re: Tinubu:the Fearless Kingmaker by BlackBaron: 1:01pm On Apr 04
Yeah. Yeah. Yeah

He's also a criminal fraud, land grabber, opportunist, nepotic and embezzler.
Politics / Re: Oby Ezekwesili: New Coordinating Minister Of The Economy by BlackBaron: 12:55pm On Apr 04
cyril83:
If this woman is being made a cordinating minister for economy, then we should expect nothing from GMB administration.

Sensitive posts should not be awarded to women, we can't run away from the fact that says what a man can do a woman can only try but not better. GMB should learn from GEJ and makes no mistake.

No beef whatsoever.
Dafuq!
Were you not born of a woman?

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Politics / Re: Impact Of Buhari And APC Win On The PIB by BlackBaron: 12:42pm On Apr 03
All this rigmarole,
I have always had it in my heart that oil producing communities should have at least 50% derivation from oil proceeds. Jo as a son of the oil producing bloc probably had the best chance if he tried.

Also, all the questionable block owners should have been made to return part or all proceeds from the oil wells they own especially remembering they were acquired in funny circumstances.
Politics / Re: Alao-akala Now Using Buhari's Picture To Campaign by BlackBaron: 6:35pm On Apr 02
What a prostitute!

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Politics / Re: The Greatest Achievement Of President Goodluck Jonathan - Free Speech by BlackBaron: 6:33pm On Apr 02
Well I always thought so...however much later he kind of slipped.

DSS, SSS started chasing and harassing up and down.
We need stronger institutions I must say. Security arms, tv stations and otherwise should be non partisan.
The BBC, Met Police or Mi5 does not carry out illegalities for the Prime Minister of Britain, does it?

Hope we get there soon.
Jobs/Vacancies / Re: The Possible Impact Of The Emergence Of GMB On FAAN And NIS? by BlackBaron: 2:55pm On Apr 02
In other news, NNPC has started running up and down looking for invoices, et al.



Ok, Bye.
Politics / Re: Eziachi: Dearest Jonathan & My Fellow Igbo Brothers by BlackBaron: 2:50pm On Apr 02
When dollars were shown, Ohaneze and even Massob sang for Jonathan. Unlike what held during the elections, I know quite a bit of Igbos who looked beyond voting for Jo on links alone and voted otherwise. Some stayed away.
The only fall out was how there wasn't enough traction of APC support for SE /SS APC aspirants which has left them no cover in an especially APC majority senate. All hope not lost though, if it be from an opposition member so be it as I'd prefer an all inclusive government rather than shutting doors.
Politics / Re: A Word For All Nigerians Now That CHANGE Has Come. by BlackBaron: 11:15am On Apr 02
Lol
So you knew all his deficiencies but backed him heavily. To what end may I ask?

Anyway, let it not detract from the message you're passing across. Everyone is tired of the status quo and hopefully can all move forward from this.

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