Here’s appreciating all (including family members and other friends worldwide) for your kind felicitations on my birthday yesterday, the first day of August. Thanks for all your love and expressions of goodwill. It feels real good to be loved and so told by thousands. God bless us all!
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It’s New Year Day 2013. Various stakeholders peer into the mint New Year and express significant optimism on its prospects for the Nigerian state, notwithstanding the multi-hued crises of the preceding 2012. This write-up gauges and presents a montage of positions by experts and ordinary folks. Continue reading
The signs that 2012 would end up as annus horribilis — a horrible year, came very early. On January 1, Nigerians woke up to notice that the Federal Government had increased the prices of fuel products by over 100 per cent. It led to mass protests all over the country, and riot policemen and soldiers were drafted to quell the riots. While it lasted, many people lost their lives, and private and public property were vandalised.
The upshot of the protest was the discovery of a fuel subsidy scam in which a staggering N1.07tn was paid as subsidy by the Federal Government to oil marketers as opposed to the appropriated figure of N245bn in 2011 budget.
2012 will probably go down in history as one of the most turbulent moments in the nation’s recent history. The massive deployment of troops across the country due to the insecurity is one that has been described as the largest deployment ever since the Nigerian civil war. This report chronicles some of the major disasters of 2012.
The year was no doubt, fraught with tragedies: incessant bomb blasts, attacks by gunmen, and plane crashes that took their tolls on the lives of Nigerians. A countless number of common Nigerians, whose demise never made the headlines, lost their lives to road accidents. Though the number of notable Nigerians in the political, business and social class were few compared to the countless commoners, there is no doubt that it is quite monumental. Continue reading
Christmas Message From AEB to You!
My sincerest apologies for not being able to blog as usual for a while now which was due to circumstances beyond my control but Christmas is an occassion when nothing should stop us from relating joyously……
Christmas is the occasion to extend the message of love, sincerity and care. Our friends are always keeping an important place in our life. Without friends life is nothing. Christmas is mostly an only time when friends get together and enjoy whole week. They go far and make their Christmas special. Friends wish to each other in different styles.
As the 2012 Paralympic Games rounded off in London on Sunday, no fewer than 10 African countries made the medals table, winning a total of 112 medals over the 11 days of the Games, Aug. 29 to September 9.
African nations’ performance at the Games represented a marginal improvement over their performance at the last Paralympic Games in Beijing, China, in 2008, where only eight nations made the medals table.