HILARIOUS! THE OLAMIDE POSE THAT HAS GONE VIRAL

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Its been a while I let out this much laughter. This weekend loads of people (including the famous), posted pictures on Instagram trying to nail the posture Olamide had on his recent album art cover; ‘Baddest Guy Ever Liveth.’

Its time you join me in the laughter. And by the way, you decide who nailed it and who didn’t.

Lets start with the Famous:

On Air Personality, Tosyn Bucknor

International Super Model, Trya Banks (not sure if this picture was a coincidence though)

And then came the kids…

The Aladure’s outnumbered everyone else

We could not forget this hilarious bunch

 

 

GOVERNOR KAYODE FAYEMI OPPOSES APC’S STAND ON THE PROPOSED NATIONAL CONFERENCE

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Read excerpts of what he had to say on the proposed National Conference:

“Lately, we came to a point where we decided that the regional integration agenda should not just be a newspaper agenda and that was why we set up a full-fledged commission working from Ibadan, the political capital of the region in a whole variety of ways; language, common educational policy, common agricultural policy, common transportation and a whole range of the things are being undertaken by the commission in Ibadan. It is true we meet monthly. When we meet, it is not everything we deliberate upon that we come out to discuss with the media.

We are of the view that we need to demonstrate tangible evidence of what we have been deliberating upon and that step will enhance that rather than to keep calling the press and talking about regional integration. And you could tie that to your question about the national conference. If you know my background you will know where I stand on national conference. In my previous life, I was the convener of the Citizens Forum for Constitutional Reform in this country and I spent the better part of my time from 1999 till I came into politics, working on the constitution.

I was an unofficial adviser to the late Chief Bola Ige on the constitution review committee that they set up at one time and we produced a model constitution. I was in PRONACO. I had written extensively about this. I am a federalist. For me, what President Jonathan has done, coming from an earlier position that was utterly negative, is not something Kayode Fayemi can personally be negative about. I cannot! I was actually in the Yoruba Assembly. You only need to Google my interviews and other things I have said so it would be opportunistic on my part to say national conference is not appropriate but – and there is a big but- I’m not going to talk about the motive- whoever sets up anything has a motive and there is no perfect time for anything.

Whatever anyone does in life, there cannot be 100 per cent perfect time. That is the time you must do it. So people are saying why now, why not another time? It is not for me the essential argument. Again, whether it is called national dialogue or national conference is not really relevant, what makes a conference relevant is the input of the large population of people and that can only be arrived at by a referendum. That is the only vehicle of sovereignty. If you do not put the stamp of the people there, we cannot say. “We the people…””

 

ANTI-RAPE UNDER WEAR NOW IN THE MARKET

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If you have been following the news lately in Nigeria, you would discover that the cases of rape have increased drastically. Maybe, this new underwear is something our women need to be happy about.

Well here is the gist; a new line of anti-rape underwear named AR Wear uses modern chastity belt-type technology to ward off potential sexual predators.

Unlike the electric shock anti-rape underwear introduced in spring, AR Wear locks wearers into the gear with cut-proof, adjustable straps that don’t leave underwear lines.

It is currently being vetted online through a crowd funding campaign.

Cut-proof: AR Wear’s adjustable straps are incredibly difficult to cut or rip open

AR Wear’s creation is meant to give wearers a sense of comfort while running at night, travelling alone, going out to a nightclub, as well as other ‘risky’ environs, as is explained in a promotional video. The project has already raised $37,000 of its requested $50,000 budget on crowd sourcing site Indiegogo, with 17 days left of seed funding to go.

The project was founded by two Nyack, New York-based young women named Ruth and Yuval, who say they have carried out years of research before launching their Indiegogo campaign.

They admit on their site that ‘only by raising awareness and education, as well as bringing rapists to justice, can we all hope to eventually accomplish the goal of eliminating rape as a threat to both women and men.’

Pull-proof: AR Wear’s pants are difficult to pull down, once locked into place

The page continues to explain: ‘Meanwhile, as long as sexual predators continue to populate our world, AR Wear would like to provide products to women and girls that will offer better protection against some attempted rapes while the work of changing society’s rape culture moves forward.’

While AR Wear bills itself on providing safe alternatives to women who feel threatened or want a bit of added safety to go out, its designs have been met with controversy online.

 

 

 

SENATE DEMANDS IMMEDIATE RECALL OF 18 SACKED STAFF OF NJI

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  SENATE DEMANDS IMMEDIATE RECALL OF 18 SACKED STAFF OF NJI                                              

The Senate Wednesday directed the management of National Judicial Institute (NJI) to recall 18 sacked staff of the Institute.

The Senate noted that it discovered that the 18 affected staff were not indicted by the report of the Board of Governors of the Institute.

The directive followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions which considered a petition by 39 staff of NJI on alleged wrongful termination of their appointments.

According to the lawmakers, the names of the 18 staff were swapped with those indicted.

It resolved that the 18 staff should be immediately recalled to duty with “full entitlements up to date.”

The upper chamber rejected the recommendation that the Board of Governors of the Institute should reinstate another 19 staff whose appointments were wrongfully terminated.

It said that those indicted by the report of the Board of Governors should be disciplined accordingly.

Chairman of the Committee, Senator Ayo Akinyelure presented the report.

The committee in its findings and observation noted that “there was crisis amongst members of staff of the NJI which led to witch-hunting and petition writing to discredit each other.”

It said that the Board of Governors intervened at various times to resolve the crisis.

It said that various investigative committees set up presented a report which indicted a total of 57 officers, specifying various disciplinary actions appropriate to the offences.

The Administration of the Institute, the report said, acted upon an anonymous petition which was not signed, dated nor had any address.

The report added that the committee also observed that the Administrator of NJI did not comply with the recommendations of the Board of Governors.

The Committee said that it observed that “18 out of the dismissed staff were not indicted by the report but their names were swapped with the indicted staff of the Institute, whereas those who were indicted by the report but perceived to be loyal to the Administrator were retained in the service of NJI.”

The Committee said that it considered the action a clear injustice on the part of innocent staff.

It said that “The Committee noted with dismay the attitude and response of the Administrator of the NJI who rebuffed and refused to honour any of its several invitations to him to appear before the Committee, but instead the Administrator of NJI sent his written defence to the Committee claiming the case to be in court, when in actual fact no case is in court except that of Mrs Bolatito Ajibade on another issue yet to be resolved by the court.”

Accordingly, the Senate adopted the resolution “That the 18 innocent staff not indicted by the report of the Board of Governors of the Institute and whose names were swapped be called back to duty with full entitlements up to date.”

The report listed those to be recalled as Mrs. Rosemary Emodi, Ayuba Musa, Wale Akinbola, Esetuwagbau Steven, Fadeyi O. Emmanuel, Ramat Popoola Shittu, Awoyale Yinka Michael and Mrs. Bola Ajiboye.

Others are; Muili Jubril Adekunle, Yahaya Mohammed, Afolabi Moses, Mrs. Mary Nelson, Miss Yemisi Oloyi, Mrs. Immaculator Inyang, Olajide Tunde, Bamidele Olusola, Mrs. Dorcas M. Delight and Ms. W.A. Adesina.

The Senate also adopted the recommendation that “That the Senate do mandate the Board of Governors of the National Judicial Institute (NJI) to effect the dismissal with immediate effect, the following staff of NJI who were recommended by various investigative committees of NJI for dismissal ab-initio, but were retained and still in service up till now in the interest of justice and fair play.”

It gave the names of those affected by the resolution as Mr. Segun Olowookere, Mr. James Onu, Mr. John Agono, Mr. Jacob Danladi, Mrs. Ronke Akinsehinwa, Mr. Moses Agbede and Mr. Hussaini Musa.

Beggars Batter LASTMA Officials

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A few weeks after unruly street traders at Yaba Bus Stop attacked officials of the Kick Against Indiscipline, KAI, another set of unruly residents, this time, the disabled yesterday stormed the Olowu, Lagos Island office of LASTMA and attacked the officials for allegedly impounding their vehicles.

More than 50 disabled were reportedly involved in the attack on the LASTMA officials.

The angry disabled, stormed the place in about eight commuter buses with crates of empty bottles and other dangerous weapons to vent their anger on officials of LASTMA for impounding their vehicles and depriving them of their means of livelihood.

The incident caused commotion and stampede as shops owners and residents hurriedly locked themselves inside their premises for the three hours the commotion lasted.

The busy Adeniji-Adele Street, Lagos Island, was deserted by motorists and other road users to avoid being caught up in the fracas.

A LASTMA official who spoke on condition of anonymity said the disabled, led by their leader popularly called Balawu stormed their office on the wrong information that some of their buses impounded around Lagos were kept at the LASTMA office on Adeniji Adele Street. He said no bus was detained there.

While the police and LASTMA officials were pleading with them, another group of disabled arrived the scene in four buses and their leader, Balawu, allegedly ordered them to attack anybody in sight.

During the fracas, a LASTMA official, Mr. Wasiu Akintunde was stabbed on the forehead while others received injuries. They were rushed to the nearest hospital for treatment.

About eight of the beggars were also arrested and taken to the Adeniji Adele Police Station where they are being detained.

I do not condone violent protest but these KIA and LASTMA officials are getting out of hand.

GROUP OF RITUALIST KILLS LADY IN IKEJA

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People suspected to be ritualists have killed an unidentified lady and dumped her body opposite Ikeja General Hospital, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
The corpse which was discovered on Saturday (2/7/2011) morning has been deposited at the Ikeja General Hospital mortuary for autopsy. I gathered that the lady who was alleged to be a sex worker may have been killed by some ritualists because some of her body parts were removed.
When contacted, Samuel Jinadu, Lagos State Police Command spokesman, said he was not aware of the incident.
However, some Mobile police officers at the state police command were heard discussing the incident. Ladies be carefull who you ‘roll’ with at night; do not just hop into the cars of strangers.