Thursday, March 3, 2016

Hillary’s Secret Letter and the Whole Matter of Endless War and the Almost Complete Corruption of America’s Government (UPDATED!)

Foreword by the Saker: to be honest, I have not been following the latest presidential race in the USA.  Simply put, I have long lost any hope to see any change come from any election in the USA.  Changing the puppet makes no difference as long as the puppeteer remains the same one.  Still, I think that there are at least two main puppeteers in the USA: what I call the “Old Anglo” guard and the Neocons.  And while these two agree on a lot, there are some real differences between them.

“Russia’s Foreign Policy: Historical Background”

by Sergei Lavrov

International relations have entered a very difficult period, and Russia once again finds itself at the crossroads of key trends that determine the vector of future global development.

Many different opinions have been expressed in this connection including the fear that we have a distorted view of the international situation and Russia’s international standing. I perceive this as an echo of the eternal dispute between pro-Western liberals and the advocates of Russia’s unique path. There are also those, both in Russia and outside of it, who believe that Russia is doomed to drag behind, trying to catch up with the West and forced to bend to other players’ rules, and hence will be unable to claim its rightful place in international affairs. I’d like to use this opportunity to express some of my views and to back them with examples from history and historical parallels.

How Suswam Instructed Me To Sell Benue Shares – Witness

Aluyi Victor, Portfolio Manager of Elixir Investment Partners Limited, a brokerage firm, testifying at the on-going trial of a former governor of Benue State, Gabriel Suswam, and his Commissioner of Finance, Omadachi Okolobia, on March 2, 2016 told Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja, that the company was given oral instruction to sell shares belonging to the state.

According to him, sales of the Benue State-owned shares yielded N9,411,078,000.61.

Senate Moves To Enforce Patronage Of Local Goods

The Senate
THE Senate, Wednesday adopted a motion seeking the amendment of the Procurement Act to compel all government agencies and institutions to give maximum priority to patronising locally made products.
Adopting a two prayer motion moved by Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe (PDP Abia South) titled “Need For Patronisation of Made-in-Nigeria Goods,” the Senate urged the Federal Government to initiate and implement the first option policy on purchase of locally manufactured goods for any government procurement in all arms of government and every public funded organisation.

Saraki Formally Replies Obasanjo, Promises To Cut Waste, Fight Corruption

President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki, has formally replied a letter ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo wrote to the National Assembly on January 13, accusing the country’s federal lawmakers of corruption, greed, lawlessness and impunity.
This came barely days after the Senate President took delivery of exotic cars for the Senate.

In his reply, dated January 29, Saraki responded to Obasanjo’s concern, saying the 8th National Assembly under his leadership was already taking deliberate steps to strengthen the country’s democratic institutions and ensure prudent management of resources.

Ibori To Complete Jail Term In Nigeria

Nigerians serving jail terms in the United Kingdom will soon be transferred to Nigeria to complete their period, following an agreement signed yesterday between the Federal Government and the UK government.

According to a top government source, former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, will be part of those that will be repatriated to complete their jail term in Nigeria.

Ibori still has more than six months to stay in prison.

Army Rescues 17-Year-Old Girl Kidnapped By Boko Haram In 2014 In Borno (Pic)

Yusuf Gulumbo Muhammed shared this photo of a girl identified as Farida who was abducted by Boko Haram terrorists in 2014. The 17-year-old girl from Kebbi State was rescued by the Nigerian Army three days ago during a clearance operation in the Lake Chad basin area of Gamboru Ngala LGA, Borno State. What he wrote below:

EFCC Unveils Criminal Conspiracy With Corrupt Judges

Chain Of Fraud: EFCC Unveils Criminal Conspiracy Between Corrupt Judges And Lawyer Rickey Tarfa

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) today in Lagos unveiled a criminal network of collaboration and illicit transfer of funds between Justice H. A. Nganjiwa and Justice M.N. Yunusa, saying that abundant evidence is available as to how the judiciary chieftains obtained and transferred huge sums of money between them.

The startling revelations are contained in a court counter-affidavit by EFCC Special Task Force (STF) member Moses Awolusi in response to an earlier affidavit by Mohammed Awwal Yunusa in the twisting and turning case against senior Lagos lawyer Rickey Tarfa, who is alleged to have bribed Justice M.N. Yunusa with N225,000 to pervert the course of justice.

Troops Invade Boko-Haram Arms Factory In Borno (PICS)

Troops of 7 Division Strike Group Team B on clearance operations of the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists at Kumshe in Bama Local Government Area of Borno State. -made startling discoveries of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) making factory, rockets and high claibre ammunitions. Below are photographs of some of the recoveries.

NJC Heavily Slams Judge Ofili-ajumogobia, Terminates Promotion Prospects

The National Judicial Council (NJC), chaired by Hon. Justice Mahmud Mohammed has come down with a heavy disciplinary gavel on Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia of the Federal High Court, warning her and putting her on the “Watch-List” of the Council for the next four years.

The judge will also not be considered for any elevation to the Court of Appeal or any Ad-hoc Judicial appointment until she retires from the Bench.

Nigerian Army Demotes Enitan Ransome-Kuti, Late Fela’s Nephew

Quashes prison sentence
Senator Iroegbu in Abuja
The Army Council has commuted the dismissal of Brig-Gen. Enitan Ransome-Kuti to a demotion to the rank of colonel with four years seniority.

It also quashed his six months imprisonment with immediate effect from October 15, 2015.
This decision was contained in a circular obtained by THISDAY wednesday dated March 1, 2016 and signed by Col. O. N. Taiwo on behalf of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS).

Man Beheads Step-Mother In Benue For Ritual (Graphic Photo)

There was tragedy recently in Obaganya, a settlement in Otukpo Local Government Area of Benue State, during the weekend after one Echeno Adakole, beheaded his 50-year-old step-mother, Titi Enokela, allegedly for ritual purposes.
It was gathered that the suspected allegedly trailed his victim to the farm and cut off her head.

Ayade Begging To Join APC — Chieftain

Acting Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State, John Ochala, has said that Governor Ben Ayade has been speaking with key APC stalwarts in the state and at national level to clear way for him to leave the PDP and join them. Speaking with the Daily Trust yesterday at the party’s secretariat in Calabar, Ochala said, “I can confirm authoritatively that Gov. Ayade has spoken with us more than five times about his intention to decamp from PDP to APC.

Foreign Policy Diary – Dutch EU-Ukraine Association Agreement Referendum