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|Travel / Re: Nigerian International Passport Now #45000 by ivolt: 6:28pm On May 15|
LeOstrich:Don't mention me with conspiracy gibberish.
Mention your fellows!
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|Travel / Re: Nigerian International Passport Now #45000 by ivolt: 6:11pm On May 15|
You don't always need a passport.
Get a NIN instead.
|Travel / Re: Why Canada Denied Air Peace Right To Evacuate Stranded Nigerians - Onyeama by ivolt: 12:01pm On May 15|
|Travel / Re: Why Canada Denied Air Peace Right To Evacuate Stranded Nigerians - Onyeama by ivolt: 8:30am On May 15|
Crixxx:That's your decision, other people are free to make theirs.
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|Crime / Re: Leo: Man Kidnapped In Owerri And Killed By Men In Army Uniform (Graphic Photos) by ivolt: 5:43pm On May 13|
Kidnappers don't carelessly reveal their identities.
|Politics / Re: COVID 19: Ignore WHO, Go For Local Cures, Reps Tell FG by ivolt: 8:18am On May 13|
babyfaceafrica:What an insightful and smart reply.
Your friends must be in awe of your brilliance.
|Politics / Re: COVID 19: Ignore WHO, Go For Local Cures, Reps Tell FG by ivolt: 8:05am On May 13|
Everyone is now a health expert.
I am not aware of any country being ruled by WHO even in normal time.
Think of WHO as a charity organization.
Their primary work is organizing and coordinating health responses and information.
The membership is voluntary and requires nothing.
They don't owe you vaccine, medicine, or any cure.
They are not some world government with military power to enforce rules on countries.
These reps are merely playing to the gallery of the misinformed populace.
If lockdown was still in place, they would still be traveling abroad to treat headache despite
the many local herbs alternatives we have on the ground.
None of these reps will sign up for a new herbs trial if infected.
|Health / Re: COVID-19: Kaduna Discharges 210 Returned Almajirai After 2-Week Quarantine by ivolt: 5:23pm On May 10|
Good job El Rufai.
|Health / Re: Suspected Coronavirus Victim Dies In Front Of Ogun Hospital by ivolt: 5:06pm On May 10|
njelrapheal:Reread the headline.
The health authorities are just being cautious.
|Travel / Re: Nigerians Evacuated From Dubai Protest, Say They Are Treated Like Prisoners by ivolt: 4:20am On May 10|
naijanative:Nigeria is doing the right thing.
Not everything you read online is true.
All diagnostic tests come with limitations especially the "rapid" ones.
Left to me, the returnees will be forced into 28 days quarantine because
the consequence of an error is very high.
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|Politics / Re: Nigerian Doctor Exposes Corona Virus Scam by ivolt: 1:53am On May 10|
Hungry "doctor" looking for easy money.
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|Religion / Re: If You Reopen Churches Coronavirus Will Vanish – Pastor Giwa Tells Government by ivolt: 7:00pm On May 07|
Many pastorpreneurs are suffering from a reduction in tithe.
More will speak up in the coming weeks.
They are so desperate that they are now spreading fake news and crazy conspiracies
about the Coronavirus just to undermine the government.
It is a shame that the average pastor is now indistinguishable from delusional conspiracy theories.
|Health / Re: Niger State COVID-19 Patients Protest Over Poor Treatment (Photos, Video) by ivolt: 11:10am On May 07|
Most patients in other countries are fine and can breathe normally.
|Crime / Re: Man Killed For Trying To Enforce Wearing Of Face Mask In Michigan, USA by ivolt: 5:15pm On May 06|
Another Trump supporter strikes again.
|Politics / Re: Remo Omokri Now Hustling For Bill Gates. by ivolt: 11:14am On May 06|
fireback:He doesn't have a vaccine and would never do.
If he contracts Coronavirus, he will likely not survive it himself.
Most of you don't understand anything about a vaccine but still won't shut up.
You think a vaccine is just magic that you can conjure up with big money.
There is no bill in the US, India, Indonesia, China, Latin America, and
Europe wh house most of the population in the world but somehow,
a third world country and poverty stricken country is the most important to the "anti-christ".
How dumb could such a devil be?
Let me give you another secret:
Bill Gates is the third-largest contributor to WHO.
This means all HIV drugs, Some children Malaria drugs, Snake Antivenoms,
Newborn and adult vaccines are subsidized by his "devilish" money.
With the revelation above, you have more work to do.
You need to start telling people to stop taking all those subsidized drugs and
always ask for the most expensive variants.
Now, get to work!
|Politics / Re: Distributions of wealth In states in Nigeria 2020 NBS (photos ) by ivolt: 6:31pm On May 05|
Read more about wealth distribution and Gini coefficient.
It doesn't say what you think it means.
BTW, you should stop commenting on issues you don't understand.
|Politics / Re: Remo Omokri Now Hustling For Bill Gates. by ivolt: 5:47pm On May 05|
Where is the WHO vaccine?
Who has been forced to take the non-existent vaccine?
|Politics / Re: Senate Asks FG To Suspend 5G Network Deployment by ivolt: 3:14pm On May 05|
This is what you get when illiterates are running the country.
No progress can be expected from a government that bases its policy on WhatsApp fake news,
YouTube videos and fake pastors' "prophecies".
|Politics / Re: Remo Omokri Now Hustling For Bill Gates. by ivolt: 3:03pm On May 05|
I can sense fear all over the OP's body.
A fearful mind cannot reason.
When some Northerners rejected the polio vaccine, they were termed illiterates and mocked.
But when some people believe they are going to be forced to take a vaccine that
doesn't exist and may never exist by a man that can't make one, they call themselves "smart".
What an irony.
|Politics / Re: Gbajabiamila Denies Receiving $10m To Pass Infectious Diseases Bill by ivolt: 2:57pm On May 05|
We know it is fake news and we know the source.
|Politics / Re: BREAKING: Ex-police Boss, Malikawa, Dies In Kano by ivolt: 2:56pm On May 05|
Zooposki:Hot weather is fake news, I wonder why people continue to spread it.
The temperature required to kill Coronavirus will melt your skin.
|Foreign Affairs / Re: President Trump Releases Guidelines For Opening Up The American Economy by ivolt: 2:31am On Apr 17|
The most corrupt president in America's history.
He is pumping the government's money into his private companies.
African looters have nothing on this conman.
|Health / Re: COVID-19 Testing In South Africa & Other African Countries by ivolt: 1:26pm On Apr 13|
MumuCountry:It is GDP per capita and not just GDP that tells a poor country apart from a rich one.
|Crime / Re: Agege Lagos Unrest: Dozens Of Robbers Caught (Video) by ivolt: 1:22pm On Apr 13|
You are making excuses for criminals.
These kinds of guys robbed people, looted and burned shops because of South African's xenophobic attacks last year.
Was there a lockdown then?
You should be grateful that they are being removed from the street.
They will eat you raw if given the opportunity.
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|Crime / Re: Agege Lagos Unrest: Dozens Of Robbers Caught (Video) by ivolt: 1:18pm On Apr 13|
Chillext:They are all innocent!
|Crime / Re: Agege Lagos Unrest: Dozens Of Robbers Caught (Video) by ivolt: 1:17pm On Apr 13|
DonX001:They are all innocent until proven guilty.
But we prefer they remain locked up for now.
|Politics / Re: How Buhari Recklessly Spend Loans Obtained From China And It Consequences by ivolt: 8:08am On Apr 13|
bigpicture001:What's all this?
It seems you have been so confined to classrooms that you cannot reason out of it.
I just saw your question about "cash crops", do you think this is an exam hall?
You just confirmed my suspicion. Everything you know comes from what people "tell you".
Parroting elementary and unoriginal viewpoints as if they are some divine creed does not portray you in a good light.
Now, let us leave the classroom and go to the real world.
If domestic investors are shunning real investment in certain sectors, it is either they are getting free money
(via government subsidies) elsewhere or they see problems that you can't understand.
Local investors are neither poor nor uneducated in any real sense.
Rather than trying to solve the real problems that are keeping investors away, you advocate
for flushing more money down the drain in doomed ventures that the government cannot manage.
The "norms" are for countries primarily engaged in export of extractive commodities to subsidize the populace and
create failed industry they had no idea about managing.
What you get is largely entitled and unskilled populace.
Akwa-Ibom established subsidy-funded firms that rely entirely on the state's allocation.
How much was invested to start the firms?
Can the firms pay their own workers' salaries from the generated profits if any?
How much does the firms generate for the government?
Those "productive" firms will still get budgetary allocations to keep them afloat because they are mere vanity
It is possible that one becomes buoyant in the short term but that is a bug and not by design.
What Akwa-Ibom government did was to create a semblance of starting an industry in order to create employment.
People love such gestures and are happy that the government is "doing its job".
They didn't understand that it comes at a cost.
NNPC is running at a loss, year in year out despite private OCs turning profits for their shareholder.
That is in a sector that some countries are successfully managing.
Yet, you want a country that can't manage an oil company to start setting up industries.
What your so-called graduate wants are irrelevant.
Most of them shouldn't have been admitted in the first place as they had no business getting a tertiary
But due to the myopic government thirst for subsidizing unproductive sectors, every Dick and Harry
can get admission and graduate with no useful skill nor experience for surviving in the real world.
Unfortunately for the government, it lacks the finance to place its undeserving graduates on lifetime subsidies
leading to an unprecedented unemployment rate.
We won't come out of this mess until the destructive subsidy policies are removed.
The only people that should get tertiary education are those who can afford it or merit a scholarship.
Now, let us revisit countries that have emerged from rots.
China didn't develop by mass graduating and mass employing graduates.
It did by enforcing meritocracy such that only students who deserve tertiary education get admitted.
This was accompanied by the rapid development of infrastructure that attracted investors.
We can all see the results today.
Does the government have other roles to play?
China enrols about half of its post-secondary school students in vocational education.
Germany also has a similar policy where educationally challenged students are automatically
assigned to vocational schools.
Graduates are not the ones making iPhones in China, it is the less educated.
Also, the government should be a major player in the defense and health sector not because they can turn a profit
but for the sake of saving lives.
You talk about privatizing such firms. Who do you think will take over aside from government friends who will demand
more subsidies in order to keep it running.
If there is real money to be made in a sector, investors(local or foreign) will come in and outcompete the government in a short period.
Any country that always gets into trouble because of a drop in certain commodity prices is headed for trouble.
regardless of how sophisticated or impoverished they look to outsiders.
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|Health / Re: Why Is Bill Gates Building Doomsday Bunkers? by ivolt: 7:26am On Apr 13|
recklesslove:It is obvious someone has been deceiving you by taking advantage of your disdain for
critical analysis and lack of subject-level expertise
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|Politics / Re: How Buhari Recklessly Spend Loans Obtained From China And It Consequences by ivolt: 12:58am On Apr 13|
bigpicture001:According to you, your knowledge comes from textbooks.
It is not a surprise that there is no single successful socialist country in existence.
Well, the good news is that everyone will end up equally poor, so no envy.
I think I might just have stumbled into another YouTube conspiracies believer.
Who are "they"?
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|Health / Re: Why Is Bill Gates Building Doomsday Bunkers? by ivolt: 12:53am On Apr 13|
Why do you care?
He is being proactive.
|Politics / Re: How Buhari Recklessly Spend Loans Obtained From China And It Consequences by ivolt: 12:51am On Apr 13|
bigpicture001:I don't need any textbook to know the role of a government.
States where people primarily depend on government jobs or help are ticking time bombs.
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