Friday, 14 February 2014

Stop Sleeping In Public, PDP Chairman Mu'azu Scolds SGF Pius Anyim

Guests and leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party were stunned on Thursday when the new National Chairman of the party, Alhaji Adamu Mu'azu, specifically urged the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Sen. Pius Anyim, to learn not to sleep during public events.
Mu'azu was speaking when leaders of the party from Ebonyi State visited him and the leadership of the party to pay homage and wish him well following his election.
The group was led by the governor, Martin Elechi, who spoke on behalf of the delegation from his state, which included Anyim, Minister of Health Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu, and some other political office holders from the state.
But while Mu'azu was replying, he looked over at Anyim, who had already dozed off, and immediately confronted the burly SGF.
"Mr. Anyim, I hope you have not started doing what you like doing best," Mu'azu said, making the motions of a dozing person.  The laughter that followed from the audience woke up the sleeping SGF.
It was gathered that even as Senator, Anyim often fell asleep on the floor of the House, an action that made the late Chuba Okadigbo, at that time the Senate President, to scold him on one occasion.
Witnesses recall that the scolding followed an instance when Anyim, suddenly woke up from his usual sleep and without knowing the topic being discussed, shouted that he wanted to make contribution.
An angry Okadigbo then asked Anyim whether he knew what was being discussed, to which Anyim just smiled, provoking general laughter among the Senators.
Source: http://mobile.saharareporters.com/news-page/stop-sleeping-public-pdp-chairman-muazu-scolds-sgf-pius-anyim

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Wednesday, 5 February 2014

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Jonathan hosts council of state meeting today

President Goodluck Jonathan will today host the first Council of State
meeting for this year at the Council Chambers of the Presidential
Villa, Abuja The Council of State meeting is chaired by the President
while other members include former military Heads of State, former
Presidents, Senate President; Speakers of the House of
Representatives, former and serving Chief Justice of Nigeria; state
Governors as well as Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister
of Justice. The Council of State is an organ of government saddled
with the responsibility of advising the executive on policy making.
Source: nationalmirroronline.net

Monday, 3 February 2014

Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman dies from 'drugs overdose': Latest updates and reaction


The Hollywood actor - who received an Oscar for the 2005 film Capote -
has died aged 46
It is claimed Hoffman was found dead in his boxer shorts 'surrounded
by empty envelopes with heroin branding on them'.

Police found ten glassine envelopes, with two of them containing
heroin while the others were empty - according to TMZ.

One of the packets had ace of spades written on it while another had
an ace of hearts symbol, and according to sources these are symbols
use by dealers to brand their drugs.
Read full story at www.mirror.co.uk

PHOTONEWS: Thousands Attend Burial Of Sheikh Albani, His Wife And Little Son In Zaria

Thousands of adherents attended the burial of the leader of Sallafiyah
movement in Zaria, Kaduna State, Sheik Muhammad Awwal Adam popularly
known as "Albani Zaria".
Sheikh Albani was Assassinated yesterday in Zaria as he returned from
one of his schools in the city in the company of one of his wives and
son.
Credit: www.saharareporters.com