Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Syrian Roulette

This comment was chosen by Mod TR from the post  “Erdogan Calls Putin as Russia Seethes at Turkey’s Syrian Incursion”. The moderator believes this comment gives another perspective on the complex war in Syria. There are so many different players each with their own interests and agendas – nothing is clear cut in the constantly changing playbook that is the Syrian war.
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Monday, August 29, 2016

Erdogan Calls Putin as Russia Seethes at Turkey’s Syrian Incursion

Note by the Saker: I have to admit that I still am rather puzzled by the Turkish “invasion” of Syria.  There are several hypotheses about what the Turks are really up to and what their real goal is.  Since my friends Alexander Mercouris and Mark Sleboda seem to have a much better understanding of what is happening than I, I submit to your attention their analysis rather than to exposes you to my confused guesses.
The Saker
Erdogan Calls Putin as Russia Seethes at Turkey’s Syrian Incursion
Russia furious at Turkish move to set up rebel “safe zone” inside Syria to assist Jihadi rebels there, putting the recently announced “normalisation of relations” between Russia and Turkey in jeopardy.
In the immediate aftermath of the Turkish capture of Jarablus in Syria Turkish President Erdogan telephoned his “friend Putin” on Friday 27th August 2016.

The whole game is about containing Russia-China

by Pepe Escobar for Sputnik International
The next BRICS summit, in Goa, is less than two months away. Compared to only two years ago, the geopolitical tectonic plates have moved with astonishing speed. Most BRICS nations are mired in deep crisis; Brazil’s endless political/economic/institutional debacle may yield the Kafkaesque impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.

5 Lessons Every Nigerian Should Learn From #savemayowa

Sad. We could not save Mayowa Ahmed. A beautiful young lady with a budding career in catering and management, but lost the battle to ovarian cancer. Her story and so many circumstances that led to her death will for a while linger in the hearts of Nigerians who within 3 days after taking up the campaign raised about eighty million naira in her local account, and USD100, 000 in her Go-fund me account. Here are 5 lessons we should all learn from the whole issue.

Father of 3 dies after having s3x with girlfriend

A 37-year-old clearing agent, Sikiru Olanrewaju, has lost his life after leaving his wife and children at home to have fun with his girlfriend in Abule Egba, Lagos State. He died shortly after having rounds of s3x with his lover on Surulere Street.

Sunday, August 28, 2016

US, China Prepare for Electronic Warfare Standoff in South China Sea

As tensions in the South China Sea region continue to rise, both the US and China appear ready and willing to engage in a contest of electronic warfare capabilities. Philippines Threaten 'Bloody Confrontation' with Beijing Over South China Sea During the last few years, China has apparently constructed a considerable number of radar installations on the South China Seas islands. These facilities, which could potentially be employed for a variety of purposes, drastically increase China’s real-time awareness and intelligence capabilities over a large portion of the region.

Symmetrical Response: Russia Will Get Division of Troops 85 KM Off US Border

Last week, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed that the Russian military plans to establish a coastal defense division in Chukotka, eastern Russia by 2018. Respected independent defense analyst Sergei Ishchenko comments on the news, and on how it may ultimately affect the security situation in the region.

Stella Oduah's son died as a result of Wrong medication

According to Sahara Reporters, the  first son of Senator Stella Oduah died at a Turkish private hospital in Abuja due to the wrong prescription by a medical doctor.

Senator Oduah's son, whose name was given as Maxwell Chinedu Etoromi, died yesterday after he took a wrong medication prescribed for him following a tooth surgery.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Assessing the Russian military as an instrument of power

It has been a quarter of a century now since the fall of the Soviet Union and yet the memory of the Soviet Armed Forces is still vivid in the minds of many of those who lived through the Cold War or even remember WWII. The NATO-sponsored elites of eastern Europe still continue to scare their citizens by warning of a danger of “Russian tanks” rolling down their streets as if the Soviet tanks were about to advance on Germany again.

EFCC Arrests Francis Ayade Over Contract Scam

A brother to the Cross Rivers State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade has been arrested by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, has gathered on Wednesday.

The relation, Dr. Francis Ayade was arrested on Tuesday in connection with an alleged N2.4billion contract scam.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Ukraine’s Plot to Exchange a Citizen of Israel for Terrorists who Killed Russian Officers, by Scott Humor

Last week while we were celebrating the success of Russian athletes, other people were busy cooking up some fake news mixed with Hollywood-style horrors and injustices.  To make a long story short, a blogger living in Ukraine known as varyag2007 has been almost, not quite, but very close to being arrested by the SBU. We were informed that the arrest is going to take place if not now then most definitely in the distant future. I am talking about the self proclaimed “anti-fascist” blogger Miroslava Berdnik

Buhari's Case: Justice Abang Removes Self

Justice Abang removes self from case against Buhari

Justice Abang has disqualified himself from a case against President Buhari – Incorporated Trustees of Oron Union brought a case against PMB regarding his nominations – The nominations of Mr Obong and Frank Samuel to the NDDC board led to the filing of the suit against President Muhammadu Buhari.

What Kerry Discussed With Buhari And Governors

The United States has pledged more support to Nigeria’s anti-graft fight even as it praised President Muhammadu Buhari’s courage.
“We applaud what you are doing. Corruption creates a ready-made playing field for recruiting extremists,” visiting U.S. Secretary of State, Mr John Kerry, told Buhari at a closed-door meeting at the Presidential Villa yesterday.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Police Arrests 200 Suspects Over Destruction Of Police Station, Vehicles, Other Buildings In Anambra State

No fewer than 200 suspects involved in a fracas between the Abagana community in Njikoka Local Government Area and Ukpo, in Dunukofia Local Council Area of Anambra State were arrested on Monday by the Anambra Police Command.

The suspects allegedly burnt two police vehicles and destroyed five buildings in the area.

Monday, August 22, 2016

In the wake of Biden’s visit: Serbia at the geopolitical crossroad

by Stephen Karganovic

US Vice President Joseph Biden just completed a “three day visit to Serbia.” The phrase in parentheses is the spin Serbia’s puppet government in Belgrade puts on it. He actually spent only a couple of hours in Belgrade, just enough to deliver instructions. From there he flew off to Prishtina to spend the bulk of his time on Serbian territory in the NATO occupied province of Kosovo with his real friends, who were put in charge as a result of the 1999 aggression against Yugoslavia.

Indonesia Govt. Approves Castration For S3x Offenders Who Prey On Children

The Indonesian president, Joko Widodo, signed a decree on Wednesday authorizing chemical castration for convicted child sex offenders and requiring those released on parole to wear electronic monitoring devices.

President Buhari, Mallam Garba Shehu and I by Oby Ezekwesili

Read her statement below...
I woke up yesterday to read a fictitious report credited to me by Sunday Tribune that I claimed President Muhammadu Buhari does not deserve to be president. And on the basis of the fiction weaved together by a reporter, he let loose one of those now-very-common indecorous and rumor- inspired verbal assault from presidential spokesman, Mallam Garba Shehu.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

How RRS Foiled My Chance To Make Money – Interstate Cable Thief (pics)

Kunle Falayi
Pics: Ojoka beside the manhole and with a cutter he used

Thirty-year-old Kogi State indigene, Pius Ojoka, decided on Wednesday morning that his daily bread was going to come from stealing cables.

But what he did not envisage was the routine patrol of operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command on the Third Mainland Bridge.

Justice Abang Faces NJC Probe Over Conflicting Rulings

NJC panel to grill Judge Sept.

Following recent conflicting rulings over the governorship tussle in Abia State and the leadership crises rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, by Justice Okon Abang of the federal High Court Abuja, the National Judicial Council, NJC, has commenced discreet investigations on the judge.

Fayose, Others Working To Kill Pdp —babatope

Chief Ebenezer Babatope is former Minister of Transport, who served as the Director-General of Campaign Organisation of Chief Olabode George for national chairmanship of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the botched convention of the party. He speaks with BOLA BADMUS on his experience and the various factors that were at play, leading to the failed exercise. Excerpts:

Man baths married woman with acid for infecting him with 'magun' and lying that she's a widow

Yisau Adeleke, 43, has been arrested, 9 months after bathing his lover, Morufa Ajoke Odesanya, a 36-year-old mother-of-five, with acid, after discovering that she was married, contrary to her claim of being a widow, Tribune reports.

FG Imports Russian War Helicopters, Uavs From Dubai

The Federal Government is making a comprehensive arrangement to respond to the attacks on oil installations in the Niger Delta region through the importation of sophisticated military hardware.

A top military source said on Saturday that the Defence authorities had completed arrangements to bring in latest Unmanned Aerial Vehicles to boost the planned military operation in the oil-rich region.

Suicide note allegedly found after woman disappeared with one of her children

Bayelsa State Chief Judge’s son dies inside Abuja swimming pool

Wariebi Abiri, a graduate of law, a student of the Nigerian Law School, Abuja and the son of Hon. Justice Kate Abiri, reportedly died in a swimming pool last Friday night. The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has expressed deep shock over his untimely death.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Tinubu, PDP and the Road to 2019 - by Dele Momodu

Fellow Nigerians, you must be wondering what this title is all about. Please, calm down, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, one of Nigeria’s iconic politicians, is not about to dump his party, APC, for PDP, the party he fought hard with others to sack from power just last year.