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You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by americanigga(m): 7:33pm On May 15, 2016
Of recent, I wrote a post on NL pleading with the people from the South East and South South to help us beg their brothers and children in the South South to stop bombing the pipelines because when repercussions start coming, the whole Nigerian will suffer, especially us in the Niger Delta. There was a swift backlash to my post from some people in the South East. They said the millitants are doing the right thing. However after somedays the APC South East issued a statement condemning the bombings, so also did the Ijor Youth Council. I believe it was an after taught response to my post. To this good gesture I say thank you.

However there appear to be another deadlier monster creeping in stealthily- The sharp increase in the price of Tomatoes. What do you think, is it natural or artificial? Are we having you bomb your oil, I keep my tomatoes playing here? Everywhere I go everybody is complaining about the price of tomatoes. Tomatoes that used to cost #100 has rissen to #3000.

Although we do not have any evidence to prove that the sharp increase in the price of tomatoes is a retaliation to the activities of the Niger Delta militants. But what if it is? What if they decide to extend the increase in price and scarcity to: cow meat, beans, carrots, yam, goat, onions and so many numerouse food produce in that region. Can we survive? can we live without food? Let us be sincere with our selves.
As I am talking to you now people are already dying of hunger.

After thinking about these things for a while my conclussion is that whatever our agitations are in this country, irrespective of our tribes and religions we should be rational in our struggle for secession of resource control, because every region has what she contributes to this great nation, NIGERIA

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by Luckylife(m): 7:39pm On May 15, 2016
Is the government in charge of tomatoes, as they are in charge of oil?

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by freeze001(f): 7:41pm On May 15, 2016
The tomato na free? Do proceeds from tomato sales get paid into federation account for onward distribution to states? Is it comparable to monthly allocations from crude sales that go to other states as of right?

Besides there's a disease affecting tomato cultivation and harvest that's what appears to be d major cause of its scarcity and increased cost. Even Dangote has suspended tinned tomato production because of insufficient tomatoes as raw materials.

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by americanigga(m): 7:59pm On May 15, 2016
Only tomateos people are already shouting. What if the extend it to other farm produce or food they produce and transport to us in the South can we survive?

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by KanoAbiaBabe(f): 8:00pm On May 15, 2016
Mr OP even in the core north tomatoes are not available. So we are all suffering the scarcity. My hausa colleagues ask me to teach them how to prepare ofe akwu cos a mudu (plate) of tomatoes is more than 2k,no one is ready to waste such amount on tomatoes in this era of change.

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by freeze001(f): 8:02pm On May 15, 2016
americanigga:
Only tomateos people are already shouting. What if the extend it to other farm produce or food they produce and transport to us in the South can we survive?

Your conspiracy theory is so dumb! Like there's nothing grown in the South apart from crude? Go and do proper investigation so u don't seem so uninformed

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by Xapio: 8:04pm On May 15, 2016
Most tomatoes you see in Lagos are coming from Cameroon and Benin republic.. So the lie that the north is supplying tomatoes is already stale..

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by hopilo: 8:07pm On May 15, 2016
We harvest 2.5 tons of tomatoes in a cooperative farm every month in Akwa Ibom. Farming have gone technical am happy some of the crops we taught cannot survive here are beginning to sprout. But above all a United, trusted and respected Nigeria is what l want. Today we have a lot of distrust in the country among ethnic groups which is not healthy.

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by americanigga(m): 8:10pm On May 15, 2016
KanoAbiaBabe:
Mr OP even in the core north tomatoes are not available. So we are all suffering the scarcity. My hausa colleagues ask me to teach them how to prepare ofe akwu cos a mudu (plate) of tomatoes is more than 2k,no one is ready to waste such amount on tomatoes in this era of change.

Let us pray it is not a plan work. They might deliberately stop production, Just to pay us back. They don't care if they suffer too

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by KanoAbiaBabe(f): 8:16pm On May 15, 2016
americanigga:


Let us pray it is not a plan work. They might deliberately stop production, Just to pay us back. They don't care if they suffer too
Its not my dear,the scarcity was actually caused by a certain disease beyond farmer's control. I based there,no reasonable hausa speak good of this present govt. The suffering and scarcity is toiling hard on everybody especially them. Let's just pray for divine intervention

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by americanigga(m): 8:18pm On May 15, 2016
freeze001:


Your conspiracy theory is so dumb! Like there's nothing grown in the South apart from crude? Go and do proper investigation so u don't seem so uninformed

we do produce agricultural produce in the south. But the bulk of it comes from them. Everybody knows that. For example you can't grow crops, or fish in most lands and rivers in the South South because of oil pollution

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by freeze001(f): 8:22pm On May 15, 2016
americanigga:


we do produce agricultural produce in the south. But the bulk of it comes from them. Everybody knows that. For example you can't grow crops, or fish in most lands and rivers in the South South because of oil pollution


Like I said, go and do good findings. If you're from the SS don't sell urself and the region short. It pays to be informed and knowledgeable.


hopilo:
We harvest 2.5 tons of tomatoes in a cooperative farm every month in Akwa Ibom. Farming have gone technical am happy some of the crops we taught cannot survive here are beginning to sprout.

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by Dollyak(f): 8:24pm On May 15, 2016
Tomato is about one of the weakest economic weapon anyone can use to attack the country. The northerners can never win any economic War against the southerners as they have more to lose.

Tomato against oil? grin

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by freeze001(f): 8:26pm On May 15, 2016
americanigga:


Let us pray it is not a plan work. They might deliberately stop production, Just to pay us back. They don't care if they suffer too

If u think they're strong enough to stop production even if it affects them, why will the NDA be any different, enough for u to bring up this dumb scare tactics?

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by Igbiboi: 8:34pm On May 15, 2016
KanoAbiaBabe:
Mr OP even in the core north tomatoes are not available. So we are all suffering the scarcity. My hausa colleagues asked me to teach them how to prepare ofe akwu cos a mudu (plate) of tomatoes is more than 2k, no one is ready to waste such amount on tomatoes in this era of change.


I love you. I hope you didn't teach those sons of Jezebel how to cook the soup. Leave them to die of hunger!

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by Igbiboi: 8:37pm On May 15, 2016
KanoAbiaBabe:

Its not my dear,the scarcity was actually caused by a certain disease beyond farmer's control. I based there,no reasonable hausa speak good of this present govt. The suffering and scarcity is toiling hard on everybody especially them. Let's just pray for divine intervention


We don't need any divine intervention. Buhari must feel the frustration he made JoNathan go through. We must give him a bigger share of frustration, so that in his next world he will know that Karma is real.

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by Igbiboi: 8:41pm On May 15, 2016
@OP, We don't need any fuc.king tomatoes in SE/SS. We've a good and delicious soup called ofe akwu and it can be prepared without tomatoes. We must continue disgracing and frustrating this govt and no amount of blackmail can stop us.

You can shove your tomatoes deep into your sorry ass!

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by KanoAbiaBabe(f): 8:41pm On May 15, 2016
Igbiboi:



I love you. I hope you didn't teach those sons of Jezebel how to cook the soup. Leave them to die of hunger!
Smiles! Hahahahaha.
I did ooo,you know its not good to be stingy na. Lol

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by KanoAbiaBabe(f): 8:44pm On May 15, 2016
Igbiboi:
@OP, We don't need any fuc.king tomatoes in SE/SS. We've a good and delicious soup called ofe akwu and it can be prepared without tomatoes. We must continue disgracing and frustrating this govt and no amount of blackmail can stop us.

You can shove your tomatoes deep into your sorry ass!
Correct nwa afor. I enjoyed mine today. Its even more healthy and nutritious than tomatoes stew.

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by ckmayoca: 9:02pm On May 15, 2016
americanigga:


Let us pray it is not a plan work. They might deliberately stop production, Just to pay us back. They don't care if they suffer too

No one is holding anyone. If they like they shld even stop planting sef. Everyone one go still answer him papa name.

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by americanigga(m): 9:08pm On May 15, 2016
freeze001:


If u think they're strong enough to stop production even if it affects them, why will the NDA be any different, enough for u to bring up this dumb scare tactics?

you are talking as if the sharp rise in the price of tomatoes and other foodstuff is not affecting you. Maybe you are rich. Just put youself in other people's show and feel the itch
Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by freeze001(f): 9:15pm On May 15, 2016
americanigga:


you are talking as if the sharp rise in the price of tomatoes and other foodstuff is not affecting you. Maybe you are rich. Just put youself in other people's show and feel the itch

It's affecting everyone and it's nothing to do with the activities of the NDA. Rather it's the crazy forex policy, very unstable economic policies, the unconscionable increase in petrol prices and for the tomato u seem so hung up on, disease!

You make it seem like d increase in tomato and possible reduction of agricultural produce would be retaliation because of the Niger Delta issues and I'm saying ur fake scare tactics holds no water.

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by Ngokafor(f): 9:20pm On May 15, 2016
americanigga:


you are talking as if the sharp rise in the price of tomatoes and other foodstuff is not affecting you. Maybe you are rich. Just put youself in other people's show and feel the itch





...Kindly shut your trap and quit spitting trash...Its crystal clear you know nothing about the reason for the scarce tomatoes...


..besides its laughable that you would think anyone can be blackmailed with tomatoes..then again you guys are not called zombies for nothing.

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by Nobody: 9:47pm On May 15, 2016
Dollyak:
Tomato is about one of the weakest economic weapon anyone can use to attack the country. The northerners can never win any economic War against the southerners as they have more to lose.

Tomato against oil? grin
like america vs chad in a war grin

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by americanigga(m): 9:59pm On May 15, 2016
Ngokafor:






...Kindly shut your trap and quit spitting trash...Its crystal clear you know nothing about the reason for the scarce tomatoes...


..besides its laughable that you would think anyone can be blackmailed with tomatoes..then again you guys are not called zombies for nothing.

you write like some one who suffers from bipolar disorder. I would have loved to reply you, but I'm sorry
Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by mikolo80: 10:01pm On May 15, 2016
freeze001:


Your conspiracy theory is so dumb! Like there's nothing grown in the South apart from crude? Go and do proper investigation so u don't seem so uninformed
like what.one example just one
Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by Igbiboi: 10:06pm On May 15, 2016
freeze001:


It's affecting everyone and it's nothing to do with the activities of the NDA. Rather it's the crazy forex policy, very unstable economic policies, the unconscionable increase in petrol prices and for the tomato u seem so hung up on, disease!

You make it seem like d increase in tomato and possible reduction of agricultural produce would be retaliation because of the Niger Delta issues and I'm saying ur fake scare tactics holds no water.


[size=21pt]EXCELLENT![/size]

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by medpren: 10:09pm On May 15, 2016
Dollyak:
Tomato is about one of the weakest economic weapon anyone can use to attack the country. The northerners can never win any economic War against the southerners as they have more to lose.

Tomato against oil? grin

When Ofe Akwu (banga stew) never tire. You don't need tomatoes to cook that suzzling delicious stew, even yorubas are learning how to cook it.

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by freeze001(f): 10:12pm On May 15, 2016
mikolo80:
like what.one example just one

An example of what is grown in the South? You must be kidding!

But I'll oblige you...

Varieties of vegetables, fruits, ogbono, melon seeds, breadfruit, yam, cassava, maize, rice, cocoa, tomatoes, cashew, beans, pepper, palm nuts, coconuts, herbs...I can go on!

For animals...we've got goats, bush meat like grasscutters, antelopes, chicken, snails, varieties of fish, pigs, prawns, shrimps, crabs...

I'm assuming u were kidding about asking what is grown in the South but if u are truly ignorant then I hope u're better enlightened and please what I've mentioned is not even close to an exhaustive list. These are only food staples I've mentioned. The commercial trees are also there. Do yourself a favour and research further.

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by Dollyak(f): 10:14pm On May 15, 2016
Pejah:

like america vs chad in a war grin
I am telling you grin

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by PROVERBZ(m): 10:30pm On May 15, 2016
freeze001:


An example of what is grown in the South? You must be kidding!

But I'll oblige you...

Varieties of vegetables, fruits, ogbono, melon seeds, breadfruit, yam, cassava, maize, rice, cocoa, tomatoes, cashew, beans, pepper, palm nuts, cocoa, herbs...I can go on!

For animals...we've got goats, bush meat like grasscutters, antelopes, chicken, snails, varieties of fish, pigs, prawns, shrimps, crabs...

I'm assuming u were kidding about asking what is grown in the South but if u are truly ignorant then I hope u're better enlightened and please what I've mentioned is not even close to an exhaustive list. These are only food staples I've mentioned. The commercial trees are also there.
its not his fault o Dats de perspection they have up north at times my friends be lyk una no get food 4 una Syd na oil una go chop

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Re: You Bomb Your Oil, I Keep My Tomatoes by freeze001(f): 10:37pm On May 15, 2016
PROVERBZ:
its not his fault o Dats de perception they have up north at times my friends be lyk una no get food 4 una Syd na oil una go chop

I'm quite surprised and that's why I'm baffled when I hear how the North feeds the South. It now looks as if we weren't eating and surviving just fine long before Nigeria came to be! The ignorance no be here o! Who dey deceive dem kwanu? There is no doubt that food produce from the north is significant but it isn't enough to keep creating the impression that the south cannot feed itself.

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