Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Question Of the Day: How many cups of Garri will you find in 500g bag of Ijebu Garri ?

Question of the Day: If a cup of Ijebu Garri weighs 130g how many cups of Garri will you find in 500g bag of Ijebu Garri ?


Have you been wondering how many Gram(g) is in One Nigerian Cup of Beans ?


One Cup without Garri weighs 25g



Now one Cup filled with Garri Weighs 155g

If you do the calculation.

1 Cup of Garri = 130g

If 1 cup of Ijebu Garri is 130g how many cups of Beans will you find in 500g of  bag of Ijebu Garri ?

1cup = 130g

xCup = 500g

X= 3.8 Cups of Ijebu Garri

500g = 3.8 Cups of Garri

1kg    = 7.7 Cups of Garri


Call Omatseye To Order, Kalu Tells Tinubu

…Says The Nation man embarrassment to journalism
Eminent businessman and former governor of Abia State, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu has called on Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to call the Chairman of the Editorial Board of The Nation newspapers, Mr. Sam Omatseye, to order over foul language on him in his column, In Touch on Monday.
Kalu insisted Omatseye allowed monetary considerations to influence his sense of professionalism.
In his back-page article, Omatseye condemned Kalu for failing to stop The Sun’s report that the Federal Government had placed Tinubu under security watch.

EFCC Nabs Fraudster Over $267,000 Love Scam [PHOTO]

A suspected internet fraudster, Akintunde Vincent Abiodun, has been quizzed by operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for allegedly defrauding a New Zealand woman the sum of $267,000 (Two Hundred and Sixty Seven Thousand New Zealand Dollars Only).
Akintunde, a 37-year-old HND holder from Federal Polytechnic Auchi, Edo State, is said to have defrauded the victim of the said amount by claiming to be Christopher Williams from United Kingdom.

Days Of Corruption In Customs Over – CG Hameed Ali

Col. Hameed Ali, the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Monday said corrupt practices would no longer be tolerated from its officers or clearing agents.
Ali made the assertion while addressing stakeholders at his maiden working visit to the Apapa Area Command in Lagos.
“The days of corruption are gone. Anybody caught shall not be left to go scot-free. I am a stickler for the enforcement of the law.
“There is need for law and order, and it is important to follow the rules as they are so that we all do not have problems,’’ he said.

Lagos Senators, Remi Tinubu, Ashafa, Adeola Endorse Fashola For Minister

Former Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) has secured the endorsement of all the three senators from his state in his quest to be a minister in the President Muhammadu Buhari cabinet.
Senator Gbenga Ashafa, representing the Lagos East Senatorial Constituency, said this on Monday night in Abuja.

If Lagosians Are Not Civil, We Will Deal With Them – LASTMA Boss

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) says Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of the state, has not stopped it from impounding vehicles of traffic violators.
Bashir Braimah, general manager of LASTMA, said this on Monday during the launch of `Operation Stand Strong’, a campaign to restore sanity on roads in the state.
Braimah said the programme was aimed at removing lawless road users and promoting economic activities.

Ekiti Airport Project: Oil Palm Farmer Dies Of Shock

•Govt stops work on site
Even before its take-off, the proposed Ekiti airport project has allegedly claimed its first casualty.
An oil palm plantation farmer, Tijani Hakeem, reportedly died from shock after his farm was destroyed by bulldozers.
The Nation gathered exclusively in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital, yesterday that the government decided to stop the project for now, following the tension generated by the destruction of economic trees on the land.
A meeting was held with traditional rulers, community leaders and families in the five villages affected.

Alleged Libel: Lai Mohammed Sues Olisa Metuh For N500m

ALL Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary Alhaji Lai Mohammed has sued his Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) counterpart, Olisa Metuh, at the Lagos State High Court for alleged libel. He is demanding N500 million damages from Metuh for authoring and issuing a “malicious” press statement that was injurious to his reputation.

The claimant, through his lawyer, Mr. Wahab Shittu, said the PDP spokesman wrote and widely circulated a press statement on September 20, which contained libellous materials, entitled: Assault on democracy: ‘Address issues’ – PDP replies APC… Insists democracy sliding under Buhari.
In the statement, Metuh described Mohammed as “being ethically challenged” and “embezzling funds meant for fencing of an airport in an APC-led Southwest state”.

We Abducted Falae To Get Sallah, Wedding Funds – Suspect

As Police parade suspects
The Department of State Service, DSS, yesterday presented two suspected abductors of Chief Olu Falae, a former Secretary to Government of the Federation, in Abuja.
Chief Falae, was abducted on his farm at Ilado village, Akure, Ondo state on his 77th birthday on Sept. 21 by armed Fulani herdsmen and released four days later.
Presenting the suspects, Mr Abdullahi Garba, an operative of the service, said that they were arrested on October 5 at J. Zebra hotel in Lokoja.

Ministerial Nominee, Babatunde Raji Fashola ’s CV

This is an exclusive presentation of a classified document on President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominees as prepared by the Senate. According to the document, some of the nominees are said to have corruption cases leveled against them.

Name: Babatunde Raji Fashola

Date of Birth: 28th June 1963


He attended Birch freeman high school Lagos and Igbobi College

He studied law and obtained his Bachelor of laws (LL.B) at the University of BENIN

MARITAL STATUS: Fashola is married with kids

In 1988 Fashola was called to bar as a solicitor and advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria

He has a decade and half in the profession and awarded the ffg honour /achievements

Distinguished Alumnus Award from University of Benin

Notary Public of the Supreme Court of Nigeria

Successful containment and eradication of Ebola outbreak in Lagos

Lagos State Public Service Club (Platinum Award)

1st member of the Nigerian law school graduating class of 1988

First ever Chief of Staff to be honoured

Member , Nigerian Bar Association

Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria

Introduction of BRT (Bus Rapid Transport) to ease transportation

Recovery of Lands in Victoria Island being lost to erosion

Fashola launched an appeal to raise $1m for victims of Haiti earthquake

Chief of Staff to former governor, Bola Ahmed

Honourable Commissioner to the Governor’s Tinubu office

Secretary of the Lands Sub-Committee of the Transitional Work Groups 1999

Panel Member on allocation of houses on Member of the State Tenders Board- 2002-

Member of the State Security Council – 2002-

Chairman Ad-Hoc Committee on Review of Transitional Work Groups 1999

Mobolaji Johnson Housing Scheme Lekki 2006 2006

Asset distribution among LGs

Executive governor of Lagos State between 2007 –



Indebted States Can’t Blame Crash In Oil Prices —Oshiomhole

BENIN—Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, yesterday, said the current financial crisis that prevented many states from paying workers’ salaries was beyond the crash in the price of crude oil, saying that states needed to revisit the issue of capital expenditure, recurrent expenditure and the context of the federal character principle.
The governor, who noted that Edo State met its wage obligation to workers monthly, challenged senior public servants in the state to look inwards to ensure that the state continued to initiate and execute fresh capital projects in addition to completing ongoing ones and meeting basic recurrent expenditures in spite of the dwindling resources from the federation account.

Okonjo-Iweala Backs Buhari On Corruption War, Says President Leading By Example

A former Finance Minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has expressed support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort at tackling corruption, saying graft remains Nigeria’s biggest impediment to achieving Sustainable Development Goals.
Speaking on September 30 as a guest lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania, United States, Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala said the president was confronting corruption “head on” and was setting the example that would directly help root out corruption in other sectors of the government.

Buhari’s Ministers, Critics And Wailers, By Joe Igbokwe

Immediately President Buhari released the list of his 21 ministers, I noticed a barrage of criticisms from some Nigerians especially from the opposition, PDP. To them, the long wait to get the ministers list released is not just worth it. The wailing wailers raised some questions that prompted me to write this piece:“Is this their so-called first-eleven? Where are the Buhari’s saints? Is the list worth the long wait?” Some say they are page boys of corruption. Others say: Is this the list Buhari kept to his chest? Why should the President keep this kind of list to his chest? According to them there is nothing so special about the president’s list.

It's Not Automatic That Insurgency Must End In December, Says Obasanjo

FORMER president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has observed that the three-month deadline given to the military to end the current insurgency is not inalterable as it is not cast in stone.
He told State House correspondents after leading some Colombians on a visit to President Buhari in his office on Monday that all insurgents need not necessarily be killed before the war against them is declared won.

Tribunal upholds Stella Oduah's election

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Anambra state yesterday October 12th upheld the election of Stella Oduah as the senator representing Anambra North Senatorial District. The senatorial candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Dubem Obaze and his party had petitioned the tribunal over the emergence of the former Aviation minister as the Senator representing the senatorial zone in the March 28th election. Delivering his judgment, the Chairman of the tribunal Justice Hezekiah Solanke, dismissed the petition for lacking in merit, stressing that the petitioners failed to prove their allegation. Justice Solanke also added that the petitioners also failed to present relevant documents relating to the alleged malpractice carried out at Onitsha North, Onitsha South and Ogbaru local government areas during the election. He said the petitioners failed to prove that Oduah was not duly nominated by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to contest the poll.

Man arrested by the Police for stealing cartons of cell batteries from a truck in traffic

A suspected robber, 22 year old Timothy Ojomandu who was arrested by the police in Lagos, said his gang always sold stolen items to buyers during heavy traffic at the Tin-Can Port, Apapa.
According to Punch, Ojomandu was arrested in the Mile 2 area on Saturday at about 7pm, while allegedly robbing with 2 other gang members during the gridlock, but the other 2 escaped from the scene.

Man brutalised and accused of armed robbery by the Nigerian Army petitions the IGP on the false accusation

A man, Mr. Daniel Owie, who was allegedly brutalised and shot in the leg by some soldiers in Benin, is crying over the inhumane treatment he is receiving from the Nigerian Army.
 In a petition to the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, the victim appealed to him to investigate the alleged murder attempt on his life and the breach of his fundamental human rights by a group of soldiers led by a yet to be identified captain in Benin.

In the petition forwarded by his counsel, Mr. Benjamin Iluobe, Owie called on the IGP to direct the Edo State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Chris Ezike, to thoroughly investigate the abuse of power by the Army Captain and his soldiers.

Ministerial nominees: Read Audu Ogbeh and Lai Mohammed's CVs

Read Audu Ogbeh's CV below
Innocent Audu Ogbeh born 28th July, 1947 in Otukpo, Benue State attended St. Francis Primary School, Oturkpo 1953-1960. ‪#‎AuduOgbeh‬ also attended St. Michael's Sec. School, Aliade, Benue State & King's College, Lagos btw 1962 and 1968. Ogbeh further attended Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria; University of Dakar, Senegal and University of Toulouse, France. Audu Ogbeh also attended the Eisenhower Institute, Philadelphia U.S.A. Audu Ogbeh worked as an Assistant Lecturer at ‪#‎ABUZaria‬ between 1972 to 1977.

MH370 plane wreckage claimed to be found on Philippine Island

 Plane wreckage containing 'many skeletons' and painted with the Malaysian flag has reportedly been found in the Philippines, prompting speculation it could be missing Flight MH370. Police confirmed they had received reports of the discovery in thick jungle on the remote island of Sugbai in Tawi-Tawi province.

Gun battle in Festac this morning as armed robbers attack bank

Armed Robbers and police men are currently in a serous gun battle around 4th Avenue in Festac town, Lagos. Armed robbers were attempting to rob a bank in the area when police engaged them in a shoot out. Non stop gunshots have been heard for almost 40 minutes now. More details later. Update: Gunshots have stopped now. Hopefully, there are no casualties! We will also get a statement from the police on the incident.