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|Politics / Re: What About Moving D Federal Capital Of Nigeria To Maiduguri For One Month? by KnowAll(m): 4:27pm On Mar 06|
Just d presidency, not citizens? Anyway any citizen wey one go Maiduguri without security cover is on his own. I know mr President would be given maximum security.
|Politics / What About Moving D Federal Capital Of Nigeria To Maiduguri For One Month? by KnowAll(m): 4:19pm On Mar 06|
One thing d President can do is move d sit of Goverment to Maiduguri for one month. That means anybody who wants to see Mr President would come Maiduguri, the weekly executive meeting would be held there. Any Governor, ministers and even ambassdors who want to see Mr President would have to come to maiduguri to see him.
The service chiefs would accompany him to Maiduguri so would all d ministers except FCT minister.
I think a big fish like Mr President in a small pool Maiduguri would go a long way in quelling d rebellion. This might even go a long way to resolving all these incessant attack and bring a quick summarily defeat to d Boko Haramites.
If I could re-collect Abuja was once bombed? How come they have not been bombed ever since? I thought there is a presidential lodge in every state capital? What is d lodge for?
Anyways if jonathan want some nice goodwill votes from d state of emergency then this idea is not only doable but I personally think it wouold enhance Mr President's popularity in d NE, who knows Governor Shetima of APC might even cross over to PDP in order to show support and solidarity to Mr President.
Who would have thought shekaru former Governor of Kano State would ever join PDP. We all know there are no permanent friends in politics but permanent interest.
What do u think guys?
|Politics / Re: Before Nairaland Rob Me Of Heaven by KnowAll(m): 7:49pm On Mar 05|
That is why i don't trade insult with anyone online. Any born again christain who abuses another tribe is guilty of facing hell fire. For d bible say he who calls his brother a fool is a sinner and a candidate for hell. So ladies & gentleme mind what u post to your fellow human being. You all have d same father whether u are igbo hausa or yoruba.
|Business / Re: Lagos, Portharcourt Home To Most Of Nigeria's Millionaire- Bloomberg by KnowAll(m): 7:36pm On Mar 05|
For Ikoyi and Banana Island to be d most expensive real estate in Africa then it suffices it to mean that all those landlords in d aformentioned areas are dollar millionaires. Except of course bloomberg is insinuating that all the propertise in those areas belong to a few feudal lords which I doubt.
|Politics / Re: Why Do We Still Have Full Army Barracks In D South????? by KnowAll(m): 3:54am On Mar 05|
so all the troops should deploy to NE nigeria because their is trouble there?
The only treat to our SW Flanks would come from friendly nations, like Ghana, Togo, and the Republic of Benin AND i DO NOT SEE ANY TREAT coming FROM THESE Nations now or in the foreseeable future. Better still, if they do not want to empty the barracks in SWestern Nigeria, they should enbark on a massive recruitment drive within the ranks and file of the civilian joint task force of Borno State. Those guys no the territory, they are brave, all one needs to do, is turn them into a mean fighting machines. If Boko Haram can recruit from within the local populace why not the army??
|Politics / Re: Why Do We Still Have Full Army Barracks In D South????? by KnowAll(m): 9:11pm On Mar 04|
EDIT TO WHAT?
|Politics / Re: Why Do We Still Have Full Army Barracks In D South????? by KnowAll(m): 9:04pm On Mar 04|
Date 7 November – 23 December 2004
Location Fallujah, Iraq
Result Coalition victory
United States of America
United Kingdom Iraqi insurgency
al-Qaeda in Iraq
Commanders and leaders
US -10,500 troops
How many soldiers do we have in Borno State. This is the statistics of the 2nd battle of Fallujah, in Iraq. WARS are won by over-whealming show of strenght. Nigeria should have at least 10,000 troops in Borno State, 10,000 troops IN YOBE, AND another, 10, 000 IN Adamawa State as a bearest minimum.
|Politics / Re: Lost A Friend To Boko Haram by KnowAll(m): 8:54pm On Mar 04|
I pray this war dosn't break the " Army", You cannot fight a war with few men, you need more bodies on the ground that would scare the hell out of the enemy. At the moment the enemy has a free rein of un-interrupted destruction where-ever they go.
This may well lead to in-subordination and mutiny in the Army before long. And a mutinous Army would definately turn their guns on their principal just like what happened in Mali, when the Army took over from a lack-lustre civilian regime who was conductiing a very poor response to the insurgency in the North of that country with kid gloves.
|Politics / Re: Why Do We Still Have Full Army Barracks In D South????? by KnowAll(m): 8:35pm On Mar 04|
THE BATTLE OF Fallujah in Iraq involved about 2000 US Marine. If a super power like the US can put enough body on the griund to quench a resurection in one small part of Iraq, how much more a country like Naija where YOU have more than 40 million un-employed young men and women idling and doing nothing at home.
The key is, there should be more booths on the ground. Boko Haramites should not be treated with kid Gloves, it is not and should not be seeing as a police action, this is some serious insurrection, in fact a war. The Goverment should seriouly embark on some massive recruitment drives, mopping up the hoard of un-employed youths all over the country.
|Politics / Re: Why Do We Still Have Full Army Barracks In D South????? by KnowAll(m): 8:27pm On Mar 04|
onathan isn‘t dropping any title and he isn‘t going anywhere, that you have to deal with. The Defence Hqts has established a new division of the Nigerian Army in Borno staffed with enough officers and men. More men are being drafted from other divisions so I don‘t get what you mean by the President leading from the front. You expect the President to drop all his other duties and relocate to Maiduguri when people like you are paid to fight boko haram.
What is the size of this division. 10,000 men or what are we talking about. At least each an every LG Govt should have at least 2000 men, that is what I call A PROPER deployment, not establishing a division on paper with about 200 hundred men and officers. How come the so called divisional Soldiers drop their arms and run when they see or hear Boko Haram approching. Jonathan established a paper weight division with a few men. There is no way 10,000 men would be in Borno and Boko Haram is killing, miming and disembowelling everthing that moves. What are the soldiers doing? OR are they all locked up in their barracks like some scare crow.. This C-in-C is a weakling, and the earlier he steps down the better for all us.
|Politics / Re: Why Do We Still Have Full Army Barracks In D South????? by KnowAll(m): 6:43pm On Mar 04|
Paid Goverment agent. What you don't know is that shoe is too big for your oga's feet. He had better start commanding or he drops d title. And could you please remind your principal that he is no more in d University of Portharcourt. The title of C-in-C is completly different from that of a honourary degree that he is accustomed to. As a true C-In-C you lead from d front.
|Politics / Re: Why Do We Still Have Full Army Barracks In D South????? by KnowAll(m): 6:34pm On Mar 04|
Do you know what huge numbers of comrades in arms does to d morale of a soldier. It is more of a psycological victory than an actual victory, a victory won without firing a shot. 500 unarmed civilians can attack 10 men with sub machine guns because of d size of d civilians, Not to talk of seeing huge numbers of comrades even with a dane gun. There is confidence in numbers, it breaks d enemies morale to inflict pain knowing any such misadventure would only end in their own waterloo.
|Politics / Re: Why Do We Still Have Full Army Barracks In D South????? by KnowAll(m): 6:18pm On Mar 04|
Abeg let us call a spade a spade, it is either d President drops that lofty title " C-in-C" or he start commanding proper, that title no be honourary degree, na men wey get bottle dey handle that kin title. Mr President your job is not for lilly heart sissy's, it is for real men.
|Politics / Re: Why Do We Still Have Full Army Barracks In D South????? by KnowAll(m): 6:12pm On Mar 04|
I read a piece somewher where it was reported that Cameroon deployed subtantial force to her North Western Borders with Nigeria to forestall any surprises from our friends Boko Haram. So why are we not doing d same thing?
|Politics / Why Do We Still Have Full Army Barracks In D South????? by KnowAll(m): 6:05pm On Mar 04|
There is no war in d South West as far as I know, what are d men and equipment of the 2nd mechanized division doing sitting idle in their barracks when their comrades are dying in droves in NEastern Nigeria. I am talking of all the soldiers in d barracks in Lagos, Abeokuta, Akure and Oshogbo. The mobile police force should be able to sort out any problems that could rear her head ugly head shot of an invasion from Republic of Benin.
The North Eastern States of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe needs more booths on d ground. The North Eastern States of Nigeria is as big as Iraq, and at d height of d insurgency in Iraq, the US had 300, 000 booths on d ground, d British had 10,000 men, only God knows how many men Nigeria has on d ground.
While some soldiers are fighting for their dear lives, others in mokola barracks ibadan, bonny camp lagos and ikeja catonement are busy enjoying pepper soup and big stout?
Why can't d C-in-C Mr President deploy these idle men and women who are just stting down doing nothing on d tax payers money. For example if one'house is invaded and there were just 5 of us at home but another 100 comrades are in another part of d town, dosen't common sense stipulate that for the rebellion to be quelled quickly a re-inforcement should be expedient and necessary. Why is Nigeria's Commander -In -Chief not commanding, or does he think d title is a honourary title.
There is a saying, if u cannot stand d heat get out of d kitchen, I think d time has come for this C-In-C to take d back sit and let someone who knows how to deal with such matters take over.
That is my 2 cent.
|Politics / Re: What Is The C-in C Response To D Killing Of Innocent Children? by KnowAll(m): 11:44pm On Feb 25|
I hope Mr President would do d right. Run for one term and bow out honourably, that way he would be a revverred and respected elder statesman.
|Politics / What Is The C-in C Response To D Killing Of Innocent Children? by KnowAll(m): 8:22pm On Feb 25|
We have no response from Aso Rock either from d number 1 citizen nor his retinue of aides who at a whimscal are always quick to dive in to support their principal no matter how unpalatable d news is. Mr President are the soldiers in Yobe, Borno and Adamawa states up to the task given to them or is it a case of gross insobordination. What is well known is this dastardly act took place in d early morning and went on for 3 or 4 hours with no security pereonel to stop, harras or arrest them. Are we save in Nigeria?
This killing is one killing too many, if I were Jonathan I would not even think, phantom or mute d idea of running again for d presidency. After all, Nigeria is a country where if u head a local council for just 6 m9nths u don't have to work for anyone for a very, very long time not to talk of heading d whole nation. Jonathan a son of canoe builder has done well for himself, both financially, career wise and in general that the thought of running one more time is an over killing of an already dead horse. What else does he want to do in Aso Rock that he has not done up till now?
Mr President many parents would be weeping uncontrollably today because of d death of their loved ones today. I think the death toll is now reaching an unacceptable level that d only rational way out is for Mr President to quietly begin a count down to leaving office in 2015 not thinking of running yet again.
That is my 2 cents for jonathan.
|Politics / Re: Cameroun Claims Obudu Ranch Resort by KnowAll(m): 6:17pm On Feb 12|
Are too many ex head of state killing nigeria's diplomacy and consistency. I am beginning to wonder, Abacha had his own agenda with regards to bakkassi so did ibb, buhari and obviously shagari. The weakest link seems to be d civilian regimes. That is when d fox "Paul Biya" struck. He knew a civilian regime in Nigeria would bow to international law and order. The winner in all this saga is Paul Biya his evergreen reign in cameroon has given him both the wisdom of solomon and d experience of metuseller who lived for 960 years. More kudos to him.
|Religion / Re: T.B Joshua Predicts Economic Doom For Ghana by KnowAll(m): 7:43pm On Feb 09|
Maybe Mr Joshua has investment in Ghana. Once a country's currency starts sliding against major currencies, there goes ones ROI. Mr Joshua take heart!! we have all being there in Naija when our lovely high flying stocks where reduce to toilet rolls Life is a boom and burst, I have come to realize that. A good word of advice to anyone, Take out your money when the ovation is high.
|Politics / Re: Air Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh Is Too Fat-sahara Report by KnowAll(m): 1:06am On Feb 05|
Let us see a picture of d fat man.
|Politics / Re: Jonathan Skiped 31 Generals To Appoint Minimah As Chief Of Army Staff by KnowAll(m): 9:36pm On Jan 23|
The good thing is all Presidents in this new dispensation has learned not to trust those khaki boys like Shagari did in d 80's when people like IBB, Abacha, & Buhari mounted d rostrum robbing us blind. And setting d country back by at least 20 years. Now d new President's since 1999 are weary who they keep as their chief of Army staff. THEY have to be a blood brother tied at d apron either by belonging to d same geographical sphere or tribe either way it makes d C-in-C sleep well at night. So more grease to d new C-in-C's.
|Politics / Re: Hand Over Of Party Structure To Saraki Will Spell Doom In 2015-kwara APC by KnowAll(m): 7:13am On Nov 29, 2013|
The old APC members would become PDP members and with the support from d centre, PDP would defeat Saraki's APC. Just like in 1983 when UPN won Kwara State after squabbles in NPN.
|Politics / Re: 409 Nigerians In South Africa’s Jail by KnowAll(m): 12:02pm On Nov 28, 2013|
make dem arrest another 10 so that we go know say na 419 Nigerians dey S.A. Prisons
|Politics / Re: BREAKING: Gov Lamido, i remain In PDP No Matter The Challenges by KnowAll(m): 10:04am On Nov 27, 2013|
Lamido has more to gain being in the PDP than being in d opposition. Worse case scenerio he would wait another 4 years to allow GEJ to finish his term then after that PDP would be his for d taken. Can he get that kind of clout in APC, capital NO.
|Politics / Re: CBN To Roll Out N5000 Note In March 2014 by KnowAll(m): 6:00am On Nov 27, 2013|
5000 new naira note and exulting d virtues of a cashless society seems to me 2 policies at variance of each other. Sounds to me like two policies pulling away from d centre in opposite direction. Is someone confused !!!
|Politics / Re: $129 Billion Fraudulently Transferred Out Of Nigeria In 10 Years - EFCC by KnowAll(m): 5:48am On Nov 27, 2013|
Meanwhile Anhgola spent $3 billion dollars building a new city Nigeria can only dream off. Using $3 billion as a yard stick, it must be said the so called $129 billion that left d shores of our dear country can build 39 new cities like d one built by d Angolans in Nigeria if only we have thinking men in Nigeria.
Nigeria is truely a failed state.
|Politics / Re: Nigeria's New Political Power Map by KnowAll(m): 7:03pm On Nov 26, 2013|
Akala's 400,000 soldiers from Ogbomosho would not give APC the necessary walk-over in Oyo State either
|Politics / Re: Isn't It Time We Nationalized Pidgin & Made It An Official Lingo by KnowAll(m): 6:07pm On Nov 24, 2013|
Consider this statement, a typical modern Pidgin speak, (Starts off with standard English)- " Yesterday I went to the shopping mall with my wife and kids ", Switch to pidgin - " na so I jam Emeka, the boy don hammer, come see bathing, I ask am which ones now", he was just smiling, saying (Emeka replying in pidgin) "na God oh" (back to standard English) I now said to him we need to talk, so I took his number and we went our different ways.
This is the way modern 'pidgin speak' is done, there is a constant switch between Standard English and Pidgin English for most educated folks.
|Politics / Re: Isn't It Time We Nationalized Pidgin & Made It An Official Lingo by KnowAll(m): 5:53pm On Nov 24, 2013|
The day you can translate the phrase, "The exclusivity of an event" to pigin without losing its meaning, na de day I go give 100% support for wetin you dey yarn.
What u don't understand is modern pidgin is not "wholly pidgin English exclusively" it is a combination of good standard English and Pidgin English. To translate that emboldened word into modern pidgin would be something like this " Na the exclusivity of the event na im I dey talk about here" . Some people might beg to differ by saying " Na the koko of the event" but we must not loose the fact that Pidgin is not Pidgin French, or pidgin spanish but Pidgin English therefore from time to time pidgin like any other sub-major language would borrow expressions, idioms and prose from the mother language.
|Politics / Re: Luanda, Angola - The 'African Miami' (pics) by KnowAll(m): 12:40pm On Nov 21, 2013|
Why do we still build roads without side-walks in Nigeria in 2013 haba !!!! The least we should expect from our Governors is to build side walks on any new road.
|Politics / Re: Luanda, Angola - The 'African Miami' (pics) by KnowAll(m): 1:09am On Nov 21, 2013|
NIGERIAN Leaders should cover their faces in shame only to share ghana must go is what they know.
|Politics / Re: Saraki Will Decide If Kwara PDP Can Join APC - Governor Ahmed by KnowAll(m): 2:32am On Nov 08, 2013|
You people are missing d point. !!! The Governor is simply shifting d responsibility of joining APC to saraki knowing d so called APC leaders would not go and meet Saraki. On what or as what capacity would they meet Saraki?
The Governor was smart not commiting himself or state to a new party, , he simply diplomatically and kindly declined an APC invitation.
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