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|Politics / The Suffering Of Nigerians Only Hardens The Hearts Of Our Corrupt Leaders by Ilekokonit: 3:58pm On May 05|
The Suffering of Nigerians which would have softened the hearts of stones seems to only embolden and harden the hearts of ALL our Corrupt Leaders and the more our suffering increases, the more their corruption and stealing increases.
Now, if our leaders are this heartless when the oil money is still flowing, won't they be more brutal in their stealing of our common purse when the oil eventually starts to run out ?? And then, will the common man (who currently is eating from the crumbs that fall off their table) be reduced to eating from the dustbins of them and their children
A lot of our leaders know that the s.hitt will hit the fan soon and that is why it has been reported in the press that our President is already thinking of relocating his children to the Carribean and some of the beneficiaries of looted funds already have underground bunkers in their houses in Naija with enough food to last for a few months and their rush to acquire private jets (with foreign registration) that will quickly ferry them out of Naija if the long suffering of the impoverished millions is tested to breaking point.
What future for the common man (who had no choice in being born a Nigerian) in a Nation ruled by HEARTLESS blood suckers (past and present) with their fangs embedded into our common wealth and who are daily siphoning our common wealth into their pockets and that of their wives, children and associates.
Surely no nation can continue to be plundered daily on such a scale and be expected to last into the future.
Sooner or later something has to give. It surely has 'cos Nigeria's case defies all logic (past, present and future).
Like Obj said a few months ago, Nigeria is sitting on a time bomb with the level of youth unemployment in the country.
|Politics / Re: Rivers' Jet: EFCC Probes Amaechi Over Missing $10m by Ilekokonit: 2:34am On May 05|
Just like the EFCC did their abracadaba and later denied TWICE catching Patience Jonathan with looted Bayelsa funds when Jonah was Governor.
|Politics / Re: World Leaders May Ban Jonathan From G8 Summit by Ilekokonit: 11:54pm On May 04|
Iron sharpeneth iron but its sad to admit that Jonathan can not be classified as "Excellent" in management speak and instead of indirectly embarassing himself and the Nation at these foreign summits, he should stay at home and secretly get a trusted aide to school him and bring his education up to scratch so that he will not have to avoid the scrutiny of the Presidential election debate in 2015 like he did in 2011.
|Celebrities / Re: Ini Edo: Married But Living Single, Refuses to Join Husband In US by Ilekokonit: 7:35pm On May 03|
Ini Edo: Married But Living Single, Refuses to Join Husband In US
Smart babe. You want her to go abroad and enter "One Chance" where she may never find her feet professionally and economically especially now that no one (including the oyinbo) is smiling in this brutal recession that has brought former western economic powerhouses e.g "the erstwhile celtic tiger - Ireland" now depending on IMF bailouts and the ones who havent reached the bailout stage yet e.g britain are crippled with debts of 90% or more of their GDP and the US of A is not faring any better either AND THE SCARY BIT is that even Obama and Cameron have tried their level best to fix their respective economies all to no avail.
Even us wey dey here wan come home if busy bodies go let us rest at not being stupendously rich after so many years for obodo oyinbo.
So, Ini Edo nothing do you, you are better off in Naija. NOTHING DEY HERE. ALL NA WASH AND KEEPING UP APPEARANCES.
|Politics / Re: Buhari Ready To Step-Down For Better Candidate by Ilekokonit: 4:57pm On May 03|
milychocs: it is glaring that this man is the most transparent, austere, stern, simple politician in Nigeria.....people won't want him for obvious reasons....I have voted twice in my life, for Gani, and for Buhari.....and would proudly do so again...
You are a great thinker who wants the best for Nigeria regardless of tribe. Keep it up.
|Travel / Re: Scammers / Fraud At MMIA Arrivals by Ilekokonit: 4:25pm On May 03|
The fact that they noticed that you intended to recount it by not even looking at their second count messed up their game plan and made them realise their game was up.
For those of us who thinking we were street wise and could not be duped if we seriously focused on their second count, we realised to our chagrin when we got home that these guys were criminally trained.
Its not magic nor juju. Its a hand trick that was pulled on us whilst someone else distracted us whilst the other fellow was counting. What they do is to give you a better rate to win your trust and then give you less than calculated.
When you complain they will collect the money back and count it one by one placing each verbally counted note into your own hands but what you will not notice is that somewhere in the middle of their counting they just place a verbally counted note in your hands and within a "split second" pull it back into their own hand thus one note is verbally counted twice and this scam is repeated a few times by sleight of hand thus short changing you.
At least that is how I "figured out" that I was cheated of 5k outside Airport Hotel in 2007 but I only noticed when I got home.
|Politics / Re: Buhari Ready To Step-Down For Better Candidate by Ilekokonit: 3:55pm On May 03|
A Great Man...!
|Nairaland / General / Re: DELSU Student Hacks Uduaghan’s Phone by Ilekokonit: 1:35am On May 02|
Why hasn't any one mentioned the fact that
some killer Doctor's are most probably on the loose in Nigeria'cos they benefitted from exams malpractice and/or man know man whilst in medical school
At least 20% of my medical school set cheated to pass exams when I was in Med school many years ago not to talk of nowadays where 2 final year Medical students cum Runs girls were busy sleeping-with a not so successful politician ON THE SAME BED when they should be reading their Medical books and alas they are "qualified" Doctors today.
Or is it the case of the Abuja Doctor that was arrested for loitering for customers on the streets of Abuja when she should be in bed as she was due to be on call the next morning in a hospital.
Our education system is a fraud right from the foundations as evidenced by reports from those that sat Jamb last week and a failure to accept that you may have made a mistake in choosing medicine as a course does not help either.
Students and parents have to realise that failing an exam is not the end of the world and passing an exam is not a guarantee of success.
|Celebrities / Re: A Photo of Eldee And His Family by Ilekokonit: 11:18pm On Apr 30|
They all do until they start having a hidden agenda.
|Business / Re: Forex Trade Alerts - Season 13 by Ilekokonit: 2:30am On Apr 29|
Seun is completely right. "the house always wins" and the house could be your Retail broker, market maker, intermediary, or Forex training course peddlers.
Forex is a zero sum game with no one winning except someone else loses.
The market is more dynamic and fast moving than the deepest fastest ocean and even if you try your best you can never tame that raging monster. Only some one who has lost quite a bit of money trading Forex can tell you this.
Now factor in the outright fraud, deception and manipulation that goes on in these intangible markets and you'll see that the odds of a single individual who is a non-insider making a living income from trading forex is negligible.
The recent LIBOR rate rigging scandal exposed in the British and American banking industry to fraudulently aid the individual trades of the bankers should be enough food for thought 'cos if (London Interbank Offered Rate) LIBOR rates could be so cynically manipulated for profit by Barclays bank and other members of the "British Bankers Association" then I wouldn't be so sure the same is not being done as we speak for the EUR/USD, GBP/JPY pairs by the powers that be behind the scenes.
For example on a less sinister note, if you are a fundamental trader that relies on economic news releases to place your trades, that news release had already been released to "high level subscribers" i.e the global banks by their expensive reuters feeds before you can ever get the news on any website and so by the time you act on the news you see to place your trades, the tide has shifted and only luck can make you guess what direction the market is going in relation to the billion dollar trades already placed by the global banks in response to getting the economic news earlier than yourself.
So, for the small time investor with less than $100,000 TO RISK, it is a Lose, Lose situation and at best a dangerous hobby that is so addictive it can suck you in and lead to financial ruin.
No matter how much INITIAL profit you make from forex, it always has a way of getting it back and MORE because there are so many things going on behind the scenes including stop loss hunting and outright fraud such as the libor rate fixing mentioned above that the global banks are indulging in because the rich wants to always get richer at the expense of the poor. Its a numbers game.
In the early part of the 20th century, Jesse Livermore was the most successful (and most feared) stock and commodities trader on Wall Street and once made $3 million in a single day.
He was known as the "Great Bear of Wall Street" and was famed for "REPEATEDLY" making and losing several multi-million dollar fortunes in his trades.
He wrote a book - "How to Trade Stocks" which is still being referenced today by traders including Forex traders.
Despite his being a trader of "Guru" status, he must have been overwhelmed by the yoyo effect of repeatedly making and losing fortunes from trading that in 1940, he killed himself with a gunshot to the head and left a suicide note to his wife stating - "I am a failure".
This is proof that even Guru's can not tame the market and stop it from wiping them out from time to time.
Don't trade Forex with money you cannot afford to lose as scared money NEVER wins.
|Religion / Re: Why Has Preaching About Hell Reduced In Churches? by Ilekokonit: 7:43pm On Apr 28|
Take away the gift of the gab (the powers of story telling, eloquent speech, persuasion and seduction) from our Pastors and you will see that they have nothing to offer apart from the psychology and the feel good mantra they read from books published by American Pastors.
How many Nigerian Pastors are bold enough to publicly go onto our streets that are filled with disabled beggars and pray for a miraculous healing for the disabled beggars ??
Why have they shamefully shied away from invoking God's miraculous power in public for all including non members of their church to see ?
Is it because they were not called by God but they called themselves into ministry
What is missing in their faith ? Afterall Jesus said the works that he did shall ye do also.
Our Pastors will not hammer on and try to manifest the miraculous power in the name of Jesus and they will not preach on Holiness withouth which no one shall see God, instead, what Nigerian Pastors major on is the Tithe message in Malachi 3:10 - Will a man Rob God ? Yet you have robbed me in Tithes and offering. Bring all the tithes into the storehouse that there may be meat in my house and prove me whether I will not open the windows of heaven and pour you out a blessing.
MOST Nigerian pastors are mainly interested in this "Tit for Tat" exchange of your Tithes into the church bank account and don't really give a damn whether you get a blessing as promised in Malachi 3:10 or not As long as the balance in the church bank account keeps growing weekly then the "General Overseer" and his family's future wealth is guaranteed.
Is Malachi 3:10 the main gospel in the bible ? Malachi is even in the old testament whilst the gospel of Jesus Christ is in the new testament but our Jet hopping, Tax collector pastors will focus mainly on scripture that will perpetuate wealth and opulence for them, their wives and silverspoon kids and further solidify the real estate empire that they are intent of competing with other prosperity preachers to build across the globe.
|Religion / Re: Why Has Preaching About Hell Reduced In Churches? by Ilekokonit: 2:50pm On Apr 28|
Its self preservation for them not to preach about hell
Only a Pastor who God called, who still hears from God and whose hands and heart are clean can preach about hell.
Why should a Pastor who knows of the atrocities he committed from Monday to Saturday climb the pulpit to condemn himself with his own mouth on Sunday by preaching about hell
|Celebrities / Re: Faze Opens-Up About Tuface's Relationship with Blackface by Ilekokonit: 12:49am On Apr 28|
Much respect to Faze for understanding that you don't kick a man when he is down. He really stood up for his friend in the face of a barrage of questions from the interviewer that were designed to get him to bad mouth Blackface but he did not fall for it.
|Politics / Re: All Those Glorious Years We Spent in Nigeria - A Ghanaian Experience by Ilekokonit: 8:30pm On Apr 27|
What wisdom. The above post encapsulates the cause of most of the problems Nigerians face today as a nation and as individuals. The love has departed from our hearts to be replaced by vengeful competition. No one is prepared to be their brothers keeper anymore and the weak or poor instead of being helped to their feet are looked at with scorn. No wonder there is so much bad karma going around 'cos what goes around comes around and you can not plant hatred and non-challance for the less fortunate and reap love.
|Politics / Re: APC Will Crumble And Disappear By 2014 - Okupe by Ilekokonit: 7:56pm On Apr 24|
It is a politically defective and weak organisation, and by coming to the national stage, the wind is going to blow them open. If they don’t crumble and disappear by 2014, don’t call me Okupe,” he said.
What should we call you then ?
Nigerian Lootocrats and their sheer arrogance.
|Family / Re: Married Men: Who's Your Next Of Kin And Why? by Ilekokonit: 6:50pm On Apr 24|
How many of todays fraudulent marriages will last for 10 years talk less of 15-20 years ?
|Politics / Re: Obasanjo Pushing HID Awolowo On Wheel-Chair (Picture) by Ilekokonit: 4:30pm On Apr 21|
Awolowo Family: No One Can Fast-track Our Mother’s Death
The Obafemi Awolowo family of Ikenne, Ogun State, Saturday told those who might be wishing their aged mother, Chief (Mrs) Hannah Dideolu Awolowo, dead to have a re-think, declaring that nobody can fast-track the death of the matriarch of the family.
“As for Mama, we pray for long life for her, her time will come when it will come, there is nothing anyone can do about that. We know for a while it will be tough on her because it is tough on us that are her siblings,” the family stated.
Declaring this while welcoming President Goodluck Jonathan who paid a condolence visit to the family saturday over the death of their late brother, Chief Oluwole Awolowo, was Mrs. Tokunbo Awolowo –Dosunmu.
While recalling the circumstances leading to the death of the publisher of The Tribune, Awolowo-Dosumu said: “I recalled with gratitude that when our brother’s illness turned for the worse, the statement I was told you (President ) made, I’ll never forget, was that you will do everything to make sure Mama doesn’t grief again and unfortunately our prayers were not answered but God knows best.
“This is a terrible time for us in this family, our brother passed away exactly two weeks to the second anniversary of my sister and so for Mama, we can’t even imagine what will be going on in her heart but we are people of faith and we believe we will never understand everything in this side of the divide.
“ But a time will come, then, we will all be there and see God and He will tell us why he did this and then we will understand but my prayer as bad as this situation is, whatever that God is saying to us that we will hear, whatever lessons he wants us to learn, we will learn and that at the end of it all, some good will come out of this. “As for Mama, we pray for long life for her, her time will come when it will come, there is nothing anyone can do about that. We know for a while it will be tough on her because it is tough on us that are her siblings.”
Speaking earlier during the visit, President Jonathan yesterday described the death of the publisher of Chief Oluwole Awolowo, as painful. Jonathan, who stayed with the mother of the deceased for 20 minutes, said Wole Awolowo’s death was painful to all . “To me, I’ve seen the way the Awolowo family has taken me as their own and I would have loved to be here almost everyday.
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|Politics / Re: My Candid Take On 2015 - Dele Momodu by Ilekokonit: 12:26am On Apr 21|
|Politics / Re: My Candid Take On 2015 - Dele Momodu by Ilekokonit: 12:25am On Apr 21|
My Candid Take On 2015 by Dele Momodu
Dele, "Gbogbo Obo Idanre ti Gbon" - "All the monkeys at Idanre are now wise". Gone are the days when self appointed public commentators can hood wink us by repeatedly writing copious articles that seem to portray them as being on the side of the masses or being neutral observers when in actual fact they are wolves in sheep clothing with blood all over their mouth.
Dele first go and ask for forgiveness for using Ovation to launder the image of Lootocrats like Babangida, Abacha's wife and many more before you purport to give us your "Candid Take on 2015".
We don't need your self serving analysis as we can think for ourselves 'cos nobody has the monopoly of wisdom. Is it not the same way Reuben Abati wormed his way into our hearts first with his "Candid" appearances on "Patito's Gang" and then with his numerous articles that always criticised the Government of the day. But immediately Reuben was appointed as a Presidential aide, we saw his true colour as Pharaoh's mouthpiece that tried to justify every evil meted out on the common man by those in power.
So, Dele go and meet your ersthwhile pal - Ex Senator Tokunbo Afikuyomi if perchance he still has part of his loot left to share with you.
Or you could ask Bisi Olatilo his magic or voodoo for still being in the good books of our lootocrats such that he is their preferred image launderer in his obscene Bisi Olatilo show that showcases the way they spend the money they have stolen from us on their lavish parties.
So, Dele keep your futile ideas of worming your way into our hearts to your self and stop wasting your time just because Nigeria's Lootocrats have banned your magazine crew and photographers from their obscene corruption showcasing parties.
|Religion / Re: TB Joshua Prophesied The Boston Marathon Explosions Since January by Ilekokonit: 1:05am On Apr 18|
Bombimg happens on Monday 15 Apr >>>>> T B Joshua Retroactively releases a Video Prophesying same on Tuesday 16 Apr
How Nice and convenient.
Well, I am also Prophesying that I just finished watching "Bend it like Beckham" and also that Nigerian politicians are corrupt and also that Hugo Chavez is dead.
|Politics / Re: Will You Vote For BUHARI In The Forthcoming Election? by Ilekokonit: 5:04am On Apr 08|
When you fight corruption, corruption fights back.
If you bother to go back and check Buhari's history, you will see that he hates corruption and corrupt leaders with a lifelong passion and when his probe of corrupt military leaders was nearing IBB, the latter struck and removed him and IBB has vowed to go into exile if Buhari becomes President.
The Nigerian political elite have vowed to keep Buhari out of power to maintain their loot and their freedom from being jailed for corruption and we the suffering masses instead of aiding in toppling the corrupt Pharaoh's that have tormented us thus far seem to be intent on having Mr & Mrs Corruption and Co wreck us with poverty.
Why can't we give Buhari a chance to help us jail all those who have stolen us blind or how long are we going to remain at the mercy of these LOOTOcrats or are we really what Pastor Bakare called us (including himself) when he stated that "It takes Idiots to be ruled by Fools"
Its the same way we did not vote for the late Senior Advocate of the Masses Gani Fawehinmi of the National Conscience Party because sadly, we have become used to corrupt leaders who have now damaged our collective psyche that we no longer value the honest people in our midst.
|Violent/Disgusting Non-Celebrity Crimes / Ghanaian Man And Woman Jailed For Trying To Defraud The British Tax Authorities by Ilekokonit: 8:58pm On Apr 06|
21 Feb 2013
Two jailed for attempted £145,000 gift aid fraud
Claim was ‘an abuse of a scheme designed to help charities in need’
Two ‘unregulated’ financial advisers who tried to claim a gift aid repayment of almost £145,000 using false documentation and fictitious details of donors have been jailed for two years.
Ghanaian nationals Raymond Agbo, 42, and Akua Owusu, 26, used their financial services agency Mondvi & Co to process a false gift aid claim for a charity called the Church of Grace Ministries UK. The claim, for £144,800, was accompanied by the names and addresses of donors that did not exist.
The pair, who live in Enfield, north London, were convicted in January of conspiring to cheat the public revenue and submitting false documents to HMRC to support the claim.
They returned to the Old Bailey yesterday for sentencing. Judge Marks QC said they had shown “no iota of remorse” for the crime before sentencing them to two years’ imprisonment.
David Margree, assistant director of criminal investigation, said: “Agbo and Owusu had the financial knowledge to make a determined attempt to steal from honest people. They submitted the false claim know that it was an abuse of a scheme designed to help charities in need.”
He urged anyone with knowledge of similar frauds to call the Tax Evasion Hotline on 0800 788 887.
Last summer HMRC said it had detected and foiled fraudulent gift aid claims from charities totalling more than £10m in each of the last two years, and was considering a number of prosecutions.
|Family / Re: Left-handedness In Children; Can It Be Corrected? by Ilekokonit: 6:06am On Apr 05|
Please tell your mum to allow him use any hand his brain dictates as the attempt to correct his left handedness is confusing his natural brain preference hence the perception that he has now become slow. But hopefully if he is allowed to use a hand that nature chooses, he will regain his natural rythm.
|Jobs/Vacancies / Man Sentenced To Death For Killing 3 Applicants At Fake Craigslist Job Interview by Ilekokonit: 11:03pm On Apr 04|
4 April 2013
Craigslist killer Richard Beasley sentenced to death
A US man convicted of luring men to their deaths with fake job ads on the Craigslist website will face the death penalty, a judge has ruled.
A jury had recommended execution for Richard Beasley, 53, who murdered three men and wounded a fourth in the US state of Ohio in 2011.
His teenage accomplice, Brogan Rafferty, was sentenced to life in prison without parole in November.
Relatives of the victims held back tears as the judge passed sentence.
In addition to three counts of aggravated murder, Beasley was also convicted of aggravated robbery, kidnapping and attempted murder.
Beasley declined the chance to make a statement to the court at Thursday's hearing.
He listened to the verdict with his head on this chest, sitting in a wheelchair that he uses to alleviate back pain.
Later, before a second sentencing hearing for the other charges, Beasley said he sympathised with the families of the victims, while maintaining his innocence.
He also said he believed his conviction would be overturned on appeal.
"This case will be reversed," Beasley said. His statement was cut short by the judge, who said he was only allowed to comment on the sentencing.
Rafferty, who was 16 when he was arrested, was too young to face execution.
One of the victims was killed near Akron, Ohio, while the other men were shot during interviews for fake jobs at a remote farm in south-eastern Ohio.
Scott Davis, 49, who was shot but survived his wounds, told the court during the trial how he had heard the click of a gun while walking in front of Beasley at the farm.
Mr Davis said he was wounded in the arm, but managed to push the gun aside and flee into nearby woods.
|Foreign Affairs / Re: This God Forsaken Country Called BRITAIN. by Ilekokonit: 3:40am On Apr 04|
Very true hence BBC channels don't need or have adverts.
Its the licence you need to legally watch Tv in the UK. It costs approx £12 per month into perpetuity until you reach age 75 when you get a full discount. Failure to pay could lead to a £1000 fine or imprisonment and they pursue every address relentlessly until they are sure it is empty.
If you claim you don't have a Tv, you have to prove it to their staff who knock your door unannounced and at odd hours.
Even if you watch programmes with your computer, you still have to pay as long as you watch live programs as they are being broadcast.
|Nairaland / General / Re: Expatriate Detains Staff Forcefully In Abuja by Ilekokonit: 2:36am On Apr 04|
Report the expatriate to the lawmaker that is representing the area you live in at the National Assembly. You can do this by writing to the lawmaker whose name should be on the National Assembly website which is http://www.nassnig.org/nass2/Princ_officers.php?title_sur=Hon.
The address is :-
The National Assembly Complex
3 Arms Zones
P.M.B 141 Abuja FCT
and you may also follow it up with an E-Mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also fill in the contact form on the website which is http://www.nassnig.org/nass2/contact.php
|Family / Re: Left-handedness In Children; Can It Be Corrected? by Ilekokonit: 1:12am On Apr 04|
I am right handed and some years ago, I tried for a little while to practice writing with my left hand to try and partake of the genius inherent in left handed people. I tried this comical act because I suddenly remembered that our text books in medical school taught us that the Left Side of the brain which has 10% of the brain power controls the Right Side of the body whilst the Right Side of the brain which has 90% of the brain power controls the Left Side of the body meaning that left handed people utilise 90% of their brain power whilst we mere mortals who are right handed only utilise 10% of our brain power.
So, please leave the child as nature created him. Its also a well known fact that a lot of highly gifted Artists and crteative people are left handed.
|Politics / Re: 2015 Polls Will Be Free, Fair –jonathan by Ilekokonit: 11:41pm On Apr 02|
The President praised Ekweremadu for building the church, which he likened to the one built by Solomon for God in the Bible.
Solomon did not build with stolen money.
|Health / Re: The Menace Of Sepe, Agbo-Jedi: Pile Herbal-Medicine by Ilekokonit: 11:59pm On Mar 31|
They are mainly using it as an intimate drug and they are now so addicted to it that they are so afraid that if they don't drink it daily, they will not be able to perform at night. But the danger is that in old age the long term effects may begin to rear its ugly head.
Everyone wants to perform like a horse all of the time and thus they resort to taking Viagra or Sepe, Alomo etc and this is what happens when people allow society's unscientific and unnatural expectations to distort what nature allows as normal.
That is why we are beginning to read of more men and some women having heart attacks and dying right in the middle of their drug and Agbo Jedi fuelled intimate marathons.
|Politics / Re: Nigeria's Banking System Infiltrated By Occultists by Ilekokonit: 3:40am On Mar 28|
Only Divine Intervention can save Nigeria from rescuing Calamity from the jaws of Defeat.
|NYSC / Re: Marrying Someone You Met At NYSC Camp: Is It Advisable? by Ilekokonit: 9:52pm On Mar 22|
Marrying Someone You Met At NYSC Camp: Is It Advisable?
Its not advisable to rush into marriage. Period. Where Angels fear to tread, fools rush in.
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