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|Car Talk / Re: UNIZIK Students Build Car That Looks Like A Formula One Race Car by Werehkpe: 11:32pm On Oct 30|
Seems the car is made for Aki n Paw Paw. its so small
|Celebrities / Re: Top 10 Worst Dressed Celebrities In Nigeria by Werehkpe: 9:48pm On Oct 27|
This is utter rubbish
Please move TIWA SAVAGE to number one and make the list more credible
|Religion / Re: Who Is Your Favorite Bible Character And Why? by Werehkpe: 12:22pm On Oct 26|
So this set up of men by women who they refuse to lie with even started long ago. Na wa o. Nothing new in this life. EVERYTHING is in the Bible.
Kai. WOMEN ARE TERRIBLE CREATURES
They brought sin into the world through Eve.
They force men into the most common sin of LUST with their immoral dressings aka skimpy dressings
They deceive men into breaking the 6th commandment: Thou shall not commit adultery
They seperate friends and families (PSquare almost had their share). Not even money can seperate
BUT The irony is we still love them. Lol
|Celebrities / Re: Photos From Adejoke Ogedengbe's Super Luxurious Wedding Will Blow Your Mind by Werehkpe: 12:10pm On Oct 26|
Ahhhhhhhh! WHAT IF THEY DIVORCE?
|Politics / Re: Pres. Jonathan Rocks Suit & Hat To Jerusalem (photos) by Werehkpe: 12:08pm On Oct 26|
Ever noticed your president wears the same BLACK hat.
d for at least wear matching hat and suit na. Whats with the navy blue suit and BLACK cap. is he a member o...............
|Celebrities / Re: Linda Ikeji's Outfit To Genevieve Pinkball Foundation Event by Werehkpe: 3:28pm On Oct 19|
What do u expect from a Univ of Ibadan graduate. CLASS
|Sports / Re: NFF Sack Keshi, Pick Amodu As Replacement by Werehkpe: 8:11am On Oct 16|
Amodu's last coaching job was 4 years ago. FOUR YEARS ago.
then they bring him out to take charge for ONLY two games? SILLY MOVE AND WRONG TIMING BY THE NFF
|Religion / Re: "What Does The Bible Say About The Virgin Mary?" by Werehkpe: 5:21pm On Oct 12|
Pope is a title given to the "leader of the catholic church". The same post Peter held. U have to broaden your mind my friend. I can tell you the Bible does not use the word pastor anywhere in the new testament YET u call your Rabi pastor. i can say the Bible does not tell us to call you founder "Daddy" or "General Oversea" etc. The Bible uses the word Deacon which is used in the catholic church today.
Dear friend even the Bible approves burning incense. There MIGHT have been no need for Peter to pray through Mary after all they were all alive together. Besides if he did there is nothing wrong with it. After all even you tell your pastor to pray for you.
All these things u say Peter did not do where u around with him to confirm? Stop assuming. The Bible may not have said much about Peter's life after all the Bible is not an biography of Saint Peter
|Religion / Re: "What Does The Bible Say About The Virgin Mary?" by Werehkpe: 2:20pm On Oct 12|
And for those who think it is wrong to pray through Saints and Mary. You may like to read
Praying at all times in the Spirit, with all prayer and supplication. To that end keep alert with all perseverance, making supplication for all the saints.
1 Timothy 2:1
First of all, then, I urge that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and thanksgivings be made for all people,
And when he had taken the scroll, the four living creatures and the twenty-four elders fell down before the Lamb, each holding a harp, and golden bowls full of incense, which are the prayers of the saints.
And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God.
Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.
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|Religion / Re: "What Does The Bible Say About The Virgin Mary?" by Werehkpe: 2:12pm On Oct 12|
I wonder why ALL other Christian denominations ALWAYS "gang' up to criticize the teachings of the Catholic Church? You only talk about something when the thing is important. But for everyone to attack the Catholic Church (which is much older than redeemed, Living faith, Cora etc), then THERE MUST BE SOMETHING SPECIAL ABOUT THE CATHOLIC CHURCH.
This special thing is found in Matt 16:15-20. Where Jesus declared Peter as the corner stone He would build HIS CHURCH on. He did not mention Oritsejafor (the renowned armed smuggler), Adeboye, TB Joshua etc. He said PETER.
Further readings on this verse will tell you Jesus gave authority to Peter when He said what you bind on earth shall be considered bound in Heaven. Jesus said I WILL (Not may/no probability) give you the key to the gate of Heaven..................."
Further readings in history will tell you that Peter was the FIRST Pope of the Catholic Church and Pope Francis can trace his succession to the throne of Peter.
TRACE is VERY important. IT shows evidence and it is for this reason that Mathew's Gospel tells us the genealogy of Jesus so we may believe he was made man.
HOWEVER, whether u are Catholic, Anglican, Protestant etc, in the final analyses matters as much as the tiniest pebble on the beach. WHAT MATTERS AT THE END IS YOU; AND WHETHER U BELIEVE IN HIM, KEPT HIS COMMANDMENTS AND LIVED A GOOD CHRIST-LIKE LIFE.
CI KE NA. Thats why the Bible tells u He calls us to be like Christ. He did not call us to criticise others. Remove the log........................
Beyond this is merely bullocks.
|Sports / Re: Nigeria Vs Sudan - AFCON Qualifier (0 - 1) ON 11th October 2014 by Werehkpe: 1:48am On Oct 11|
I was at the training camp of the SE and Michael Babatunde has a THIGH injury NOT a knee injury.
Stop misleading the general public? Are u Reuben Abati?
|Travel / Re: FG To Privatise Airports Soon- Vanguard by Werehkpe: 4:31pm On Oct 06|
Very soon FG will privatize the presidency o
|Health / Re: US Sends Medical Experts To Study How Nigeria Tamed Ebola by Werehkpe: 9:53am On Oct 02|
They abused us. Called our dear Nano Silver a pesticide. Said the outbreak will get worse. that we were not capable of containing ebola
BUT ALAS they foul don blow foul backside don open YAKATAAAA
They are running to us for help and tutoring.
"I can see everything, turning around, turning around...................................."
|Health / Re: US Sends Medical Experts To Study How Nigeria Tamed Ebola by Werehkpe: 9:48am On Oct 02|
And why has CNN not included the map of USA on that their silly ebola map. its still showing only west african countries na
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|Health / Re: Nigeria’s Actions Seem To Contain Ebola Outbreak -New York Times by Werehkpe: 1:06am On Oct 02|
Valfrankie: Nigeria has the potential to become world power next to America and Russia, if only there was any form of motivation from the Government, the world would 've been amazed at what we could 've achieved. GOD isn't an AMERICAN as erroneously being speculated, HE IS A NIGERIA, BORN AND BRED SOMEWHERE IN ANAMBRA STATE!
I dont care which part God is born oooo. As long as na Naija dem born am lol
|Health / Re: Nigeria’s Actions Seem To Contain Ebola Outbreak -New York Times by Werehkpe: 1:05am On Oct 02|
See these people. They want to claim their helped us wit that Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation thing.
Well, make them handle their own ebola case make we see
|Celebrities / Re: Nigerian Entertainers And Their Girlfriends ( Photos ) by Werehkpe: 12:56am On Oct 02|
KAI. FLAVOUR sabi better thing oooo, He get CORRECT FLAVOUR.
DBanj and Wiz Kido try
BUT what the F is wrong with Uti? He can do better than that na
|Health / Re: U.S. Records First Case Of Ebola by Werehkpe: 2:02am On Oct 01|
Time to export our NANO SILVER
|Celebrities / Re: Ashanti Pictured Aboard Arik Air On Her Way To Nigeria by Werehkpe: 7:58pm On Sep 30|
She no resemble Ashanti oooo
|Politics / Re: Plateau Budgets N442m For Plates, Spoons by Werehkpe: 6:16pm On Sep 26|
Plates and Spoons cost N442m
A Jeep costs N25m
So the state is spending times more on spoons and cutlery than it is on a VERY expensive car?
Na wa o. Simply arrest ALL those who drew up such a supplementary budget. THIS ALREADY FRAUD or ATTEMPTED FRAUD
|Politics / Re: Army Arrest 50 Fleeing Terrorists In Borno Truck by Werehkpe: 11:12pm On Sep 23|
I tot they said Naija army no get swag. Say boko haram de more armed?
Lol. Na una provoke naija army oooo. ha ha ha ha.
Proud of my Naija army. god continue to protect them as de make significant and successful progress in destroying and degrading boko haram.
By the way, the bomb blasts don nearly become a thing of the past oo.
Weldone Naija and GEJ
|Phones / Re: Sandisk Launches N130,000 "512 GB Memory Card, by Werehkpe: 5:06pm On Sep 20|
At ONE AND THIRTY THOUSAND? Omor ko worth eh rara
|Religion / Re: Why We Pulled Out Of CAN — Catholic Bishops (Published 2012) by Werehkpe: 10:31pm On Sep 18|
Did you see the date on the letter. Great move by my Bishops
Awwwwwww. PROUDLY CATHOLIC
|Sports / Re: Nigeria To Return To Abuja National Stadium by Werehkpe: 10:21pm On Sep 18|
Na lie oooooo
All matches should be returned to SURULERE
|Sports / Re: Is UJ Esuene Stadium Calabar The Most Suitable Stadium We Have? by Werehkpe: 10:12pm On Sep 07|
Poster u wicked ooooo. Make dem bomb our Super Eagles abi.
|Travel / Re: Top 6 Highest Skyscrappers(Buildings) In Nigeria.(pictures) by Werehkpe: 8:45am On Sep 07|
What is PAINFUL is one of the tallest buildings in Nigeria COCOA house in Ibadan was built SOLELY from money derived from the sales of Cocoa.
Today, all we know is oil. So SAD
we need to return and boast our agricultural sector. Groundnuts, the Groundnut pyramnids, Cocoa, cotton etc.
|Sports / Re: FIFA U-20 Women : Nigeria Score Fastest Goal by Werehkpe: 1:58pm On Aug 10|
ANd it was scored by the finest and pretiest Falconet
Walai the babe fine and she be like butty o. Doesnt look like she grew up in naija though.
Another fine chick Lavoges (france) hmmmmm
|Religion / Re: Top 10 Astonishing Miracles (international) by Werehkpe: 4:07am On Aug 04|
cr8v: Op please study the difference between magic and miracles. These are no miracles. The problem I have with the Roman church is that everything about Christianity was turned upside down and sold to Islam who took it a step further. Check the miracles Jesus and the apostles did in the Bible none look anything like these fables called miracles their miracles were directed to human needs and to draw people to God
please can u explain how a body remains INTACT as much as 129 years? There is ABSOLUTELY no scientific explanation to this. As such it can only be called a MIRACLE. Whether it is associated with the catholic church or not
But to think of it, why are the major miracles all linked to the catholic church? Either it is a scam by the catholic church or the catholic church is closest to God?
for me i will go with the latter as the Bible and history suggest so
|Celebrities / Re: Pictures Of The Most Beautiful Nollywood Actresses: Who Is Your Favourite? by Werehkpe: 11:26pm On Jul 25|
I hate all these type of posts.
Someone says the "Re: Pictures Of The Most Beautiful Nollywood Actresses: Who Is Your Favourite?" and then posts ALL the pictures of female actresses.
So una mean say ALL of them fine. Hisssss.
|Sports / Re: Most Hilarious Comments Made By The Commentator Of Brazil 1- Germany 7 Match by Werehkpe: 1:36pm On Jul 09|
When it rains it POURS
|Politics / Unbelievable: Real Mermaid Caught On Camera. Must Watch by Werehkpe: 8:10am On Jul 07|
Stumbled upon this video. Truly these creatures exists. Seems there might be more under the oceans than on top on land after all o
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|Politics / Eye Witness Account Of Nigerian Soldiers Burning NIGERIAN BRT Buses by Werehkpe: 10:10pm On Jul 05|
First, an apology: I am sorry for all the times when despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary, I have tried to give the Nigerian Army the benefit of the doubt.
When satellite images released by Human Rights Watch showed the destruction in Bama last year after soldiers razed over 2000 homes, I still gave the benefit of the doubt. “What if we are wrong? Let’s support our military!” I told people.
I was touched but did not care much about the 32-year old fisherman interviewed by Human Rights Watch who said, “We had heard the soldiers say before the attack that since you people are not cooperating with us and are hiding your brothers, we will treat you as one of them. Everyone heard them say this. They were saying it in the open.”
That man lost his uncle who had a bad leg and could not escape when soldiers attacked and burnt the houses after a Boko Haram attack. But I still tried to make excuses.
Even when my Twitter friend, Salihu TankoYakasai (@dawisu) shared stories in April last year, claiming that soldiers in Kano have turned into “an even deadlier enemy than Boko Haram… and had become human exterminators,” I silently accused him of exaggerating. Somewhere in my mind, Bama and Maiduguri and Kano… were all too far for me.
In the last few months, I have become more critical of the army. After their ridiculous lie that they had released the abducted Chibok girls, and the back story which led to the mutiny at the Maimalari Barracks in Maiduguri, I knew my support could no longer be unconditional. I began to take anything the army said with a pinch of salt.
Today, I saw firsthand the Nigerian Army in action in Lagos… I have never seen anything like it in my life.
A soldier was knocked down and killed by a BRT bus in Lagos. Soldiers in army green stormed Ikorodu road where the buses ply and first thing they did was to close the road from Palmgrove where the accident reportedly happened. The closure immediately caused a massive traffic gridlock. But that was just the beginning.
The soldiers began attacking BRT buses on the road. They vandalised the buses, broke the glasses and windscreens, and deflated the tyres. I got a call about the incident and immediately went to see for myself.
READ: Breaking: Soldiers Unleash Mayhem On Ikorodu Road; Vandalise And Burn BRT Buses (Photos)
READ: These Are Photos Of Just Four Of The BRT Buses Set Ablaze By Soldiers Today
The first scene that greeted me at Palmgrove was a journalist being viciously beaten by the soldiers. “Please I’m a journalist,” he kept saying, pleading with them. They did not care – a female soldier led that attack. The offence of that journalist was that he was bold enough to take photos of the vandalised buses. His ipad was seized and he was so badly brutalised that he had to be rushed to the hospital.
Soldiers demanded that Nigerian civilians passing along Palmgrove raise their two hands in the air, as though we are in a war situation. No one was permitted to hold his phone in his hand or receive a call. Not even those driving-by in their cars were spared. A young soldier slapped a man making a call inside a bus because he disobeyed an order he was not even aware of.
Things got even worse. Some of the onlookers told me that a senior officer came by and directed the soldiers on ground to burn the parked buses. I did not see that officer but I saw soldiers as they went into two nearby petrol filling stations, ordered the attendant to fill some kegs with petrol and carry it to a spot where one of the buses was parked. I watched as soldiers got into the bus and emptied the keg of fuel inside it right there by the side. Then they struck a match and it was in flames.
On either side of that burning bus, there was massive traffic and cars (including fuel tankers) were moving slowly. The soldiers did not care and commuters prayed as they moved past. They did not even have the luxury of turning back as the road was blocked.
I was there when a Peugeot car with a tinted glass and plate number NA-911934 arrived the scene and two young-looking officers stepped out. I do not know much about army ranks but a friend by my side saw their stars and cap and told me that one was a captain and the other a Lt-Colonel. I went close to see if I could get their names but they had removed their name tags of course. The other officers recognised the presence of their bosses with the usual greeting as the two men strutted calmly away from my spot.
I am sharing the entry of those officers because some people are currently trying to frame this story on social media as though it was something that was done by a few “disgruntled” soldiers in the rank and file. That is not and cannot be true. Those soldiers could not have been so bold to stay there for over 5 hours and all that time, there was not a call from their superiors asking them to desist. All of Lagos had heard the news, yet people who push this theory of a “few disgruntled soldiers” want us to believe that the bosses had not heard and could do nothing. That’s illogical!
At the Palmgrove bus stop, four BRT buses were parked, just in front of the MRS filling station. I saw a female soldier shout, “We suppose start one smoke from there.” I reached her and said, “Aunty please I beg, this is so close to the filling station, it might cause an explosion.” She couldn’t believe what she was hearing from this small, uniformless person: “If I send you slap ehn. Gerraway from here,” she told me, and I ‘gorrawayed.’
The soldiers got petrol, emptied it inside the middle bus and set it on fire. Before long, the four buses were on fire.
I and a few friends wanting to know the exact spot the incident happened, went to speak with security men guarding the entrance into the Palmgrove estate. They told us that they did not know what happened but that all of a sudden they saw a crowd rushing into their estate (the crowd was being chased by soldiers.) The guards quickly rushed to close the gates against the onrushing crowd. Apparently the soldiers believed that the BRT drivers had run into the estate and the guards were attempting to close the gates to shield them. They beat up the three elderly guards. One of them told us he had pains on his arms and legs, the other was still in shock, the last one was in the hospital.
We immediately left for the Ultima Medicare Clinic at 2A Cappa Avenue, Palmgrove where the third guard was admitted but we were denied entrance. According to them, “Chairman says it is an internal matter.”
By 1pm, when I left the scene, the soldiers were still there, most of them now seated in their Hilux vans with “OP MESA” written on them, others controlling the traffic, others seizing cameras, and others pushing back onlookers. Their colleague had died (some people I spoke to said the dead soldier was supposed to get married tomorrow and some said he was a colonel; I don’t believe either). Either way, he was gone. His colleagues will never see him again, but as I left, I noticed a group of soldiers, huddled together, laughing – it’s been a good day’s job. They had put the ‘fear of god in hapless civilians.’
On a final note, as I was writing this, I saw an update from Musiliu Obanikoro, the minister of state for defence (who was not at the scene), saying he has been briefed by the chief of army staff (who was not on the scene) that “some thugs in the area took advantage of the incident to wreak havoc and the military has taken necessary steps to restore peace and forestall further breakdown of law and order.” Obanikoro knows that he is lying, but he won’t stop – it’s just how they roll. Before there is even an investigation, there is already a cover-up.
I know that there are a few good men in our military and I thank them for all the times they have discharged their duties with uprightness and professionalism. But all over the country, it is now clear that there are certainly more lawless men in our army than responsible individuals. An army that believes in jungle justice is a perversion. The Army I saw today was not that glorious army which we used to rave about when they go on foreign missions and who people say are the most professional on the continent. The army I saw was a gang of buccaneers, a vicious rampaging locust-like evil on green that should be utterly ashamed of itself and that is in much need of a reform. But I am not hopeful.
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