similar to closing 12 months, NigerianEYE once more put together their prime 10 outrageous quotes of the yr..
These rates had been drafted from some vital Nigerian folks who provided controversial news head-liners which went on to development for so many days, weeks and even months.
right here is the listing of the worst 10 quotes of the 12 months 2014 in descending order.
10) ‘President Jonathan has already gained the 2015 Presidential election’ – Asari Dokubo
speaking on the burial ceremony of Late Princess Preba Abigail Prince Ekineh, Asari’s grandmother equipped via the NDSVF, at Buguma in Asari Toru native govt area, the controversial chief of the Niger Delta folks’s Salvation and Volunteer front (NDSVF), who can also be the founding father of King Amachree African university, Republic of Benin, said President Goodluck Jonathan, the candidate of Peoples Democratic birthday celebration (PDP) within the 2015 Presidential election, has already received.
He mentioned the incumbent president should win the election including that the election is a stroll over.
“2015 Goodluck Jonathan will win, in no matter means they need him he’s going to win. i’m not scared of anybody. My self assurance is that he has already won’ he said.
9) ‘A ceasefire settlement has been concluded between the federal government and Boko Haram.’ – Chief of Defence personnel, Air Marshal Alex Badeh
The ‘just right news’ was once introduced by using the manager of Defence personnel, Air Marshal Alex Badeh, who stated
“with none prejudice to the outcome of our three days interactions and the conclusion of this discussion board, I need to inform this audience that a ceasefire settlement has been concluded between the Federal government of Nigeria and the Ahlul Sunna Li Dawaa Wal Jihad (Boko Haram).
“i have as a result directed the carrier chiefs to ensure speedy compliance with this development within the box.’’
the military spokesperson, Maj.-Gen Chris Olukolade, also stated that the directive to the provider chiefs had long past to the field and that it might be adhered to in an instant.
however many doubted the stop-fireplace deal because the Boko Haram sect endured attacking totally different Nigerian territories.
It was now not unless the chief of the crew, Abubakar Shekau, seemed in a video two weeks later in his basic type, and denied the ceasefire deal.
“we have now no longer made ceasefire with any person. what’s our industry with negotiation? We did not negotiate with somebody… it’s a lie; it’s a lie. we can not negotiate,” he said in a video launched on October 31.
eight) ‘If Nigeria breaks, some people in the us of a would have no the place to run to, however for me and my people in Adamawa Kingdom, we will p.c. our bags and no matter we have now and join our kith and kin in Cameroun’ – Lamido of Adamawa
right through The nationwide conference early this year, a standard ruler, the Lamido of Adamawa, His Royal Highness, Muhammadu Barkindo Mustapha instructed his fellow delegates that he was once prepared to secede from the present Nigeria if the us of a disintegrates.
in line with him, if Nigeria breaks, some folks within the united states of america would haven’t any the place to run to, but for him and his folks in Adamawa Kingdom, they’d p.c. their luggage and no matter they have got and subscribe to their kith and family members within the Republic of Cameroun
The Lamido of Adamawa who is likely one of the thirteen persons and number three on the list of conventional rulers representing the crew tagged, national Council of traditional Rulers of Nigeria traditional Rulers Council of Nigeria, also mentioned prior to the very eyes of alternative 491 delegates, 6 officers of the convention and Journalists that he was once additionally prepared to steer his individuals on a walk-out from the convention
7) I take duty for the tragic demise of 16 job applicants – Abba Moro
about a week after blaming docs, attorneys, academics for the NIS stampede and tragic death of job candidates , Minister of inside, Abba Moro stated “I take accountability for the tragic loss of life of 16 job candidates”
it can be recalled that the internal Minister, Abba Moro in the beginning blamed the stampede at the Nigerian Immigration carrier (NIS) recruitment centres on medical doctors, nurses, bankers, academics and others in paid employment.
in step with him, these already employed individuals thronged the various recruitment centres of their numbers.
Moro mentioned though these categories of individuals by no means utilized for jobs with the NIS, they gate-crashed into the venues of the recruitment, with the hope of getting foreign postings and being pensionable if employed with the aid of the NIS.
In his phrases “It’s peculiar that lots of those who grew to become up incorporated employed bankers, engineers, clinical doctors, nurses, lecturers and others who wanted to cross over to the Immigration services at all prices.
6) ‘we’ve rescued all 129 Chibok women, with the exception of 8’ – major-normal Chris Olukolade
On the 16th of April, 2014, The Director of Defence information, main-common Chris Olukolade announced the rescue of “all 129 ladies” with the exception of 8.
Even the number 129 is false. the precise number was once 276 kidnapped. 57 escaped through their self-effort. 219 Chibok ladies are nonetheless lacking
main-normal Chris Olukolade, the safety Ministry spokesman, on the other hand the next day to come retracted his observation, which he stated had been in response to a box document indicating “an immense leap forward”.
He delivered: “there is certainly no cause to play politics with the dear lives of the scholars. The choice of these still lacking shouldn’t be the difficulty now as the lifestyles of each Nigerian may be very treasured.”
5) I scaled national meeting Gate to save lots of Our Democracy – Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila
Femi Gbajabiamila, house of Representatives Minority leader, was one of the lawmakers who scaled the national meeting gate throughout the pandemonium that occurred at the premises final month.
speaking on the incident via a remark signed by means of his analysis and media assistant, Gbajabiamila said that he climbed over the gate to save democracy.
‘What came about within the national meeting the day past will ceaselessly reside in infamy. I by no means thought i’d see the day after I could be compelled to head over the assembly gates the place I work to achieve get right of entry to into the chambers. but then our democracy must be saved…
It was once pretty clear the presidency in spite of a court docket injunction wanted to do one thing sinister and illegal.
They perfected the plot to stop the Speaker and the opposition leader from gaining entry. My participants have been already in chambers waiting for me to come back in so that you can provide management and route. Most of them had long past over the gate too. I had to do the considered necessary to avoid wasting our democracy. We thank God we foiled their evil machinations. we will be able to continue to be vigilant.’
Video credit: Channels tv
four) ‘you are a houseboy and a cultist’ – Femi Fani-Kayode to Governor Amaechi
In a facebook post titled “THE POT-BELLIED CREEK HARAMITE AND HIS DIRECT chance”,Femi Fani-Kayode slammed Governor Amaechi calling a houseboy and a cultist.
‘it is time for the President to take off the child gloves and put this pot-bellied little monkey in his position. as soon as a houseboy, at all times a houseboy. as soon as a cult member at all times a cult member. once a peasant, always a peasant.
If Rotimi and his Haramite chums are looking for hassle then we will have to provide it to them in full measure. it will be a pleasure. anytime a cockroach displays it can be head it needs to be beaten’
three) ‘Stealing will not be corruption’ – President Goodluck Jonathan
Nigeria is regarded as one of the corrupt countries in the world. This must be no news but, what is on the other hand news is when this particular remark used to be credited to the Nation’s Commander-in-Chief, President Goodluck Jonathan that “there is not any corruption but mere stealing in Nigeria” all the way through a Presidential Media Chat.
That remark was now not handiest alarming, upsetting and disquieting. It was once simply terrifying. i attempted discovering an excuse for the President, however to no avail. Let’s give it to him that he meant to assert one thing different. Are we no longer too generous right here?
back to the subject matter, perhaps the President was right finally. however come to think about it, what is the distinction between corruption and stealing? Are they not the same?
Are they? maybe the English Dictionary can help us out. Stealing “merely means to take one thing that belongs to somebody else illegally or without the owner’s permission”. whereas “corruption refers to dishonest exploitation of power/tools for personal achieve”. The underlying which means in each phrases is dishonest acquisition.
Tiff na Tiff, easy.
2) ‘President Jonathan is like Jesus Christ’ – Doyin Okupe
The Senior special Assistant to the President on Public Affairs, Dr. Doyin Okupe additionally confronted extreme criticism for comparing President Goodluck Jonathan with Jesus Christ.
talking all the way through a are living breakfast exhibit on Channels tv, the presidential aide said Jonathan had borne the nation’s issues and woes on his shoulders in the same method that Jesus Christ had at all times carried the burden of Christians far and wide the sector.
“There are political considerations. individuals don’t take note the burden this explicit President is bearing. he’s like Jesus Christ. He (Jonathan) is bearing the burden of all and sundry.”
Video credit: Channels television
1) ‘there’s God o!… Na only you waka come’ – patience Jonathan
and of course this listing can’t be full without the famous “there is God o!… Na best you waka come?” quote by means of the Nigerian First woman.
Nigerians designed viral video edits on fb, Twitter and instagram with photography including T-shirts and caricature of wife of the Nigerian President, Mrs. persistence Jonathan, to mock her for talking pidgin English whereas addressing Mrs Asabe Aliyu Kwarmbula, the fundamental of government women Secondary faculty, Chibok, Borno State over the abducted 234 students of the school at a press briefing.
“important… na simplest you waka come ok, when the first lady is asking you, come I need to allow you to, I need to can help you in finding your missing youngster, will you retain quiet? Chai, chai, chai there’s God o, the blood we’re sharing, there may be God o, there’s God o…!” she stated, bursting into tears.
Video credits: Channels television
There you’ve gotten it, NigerianEye’s top 10 ridiculous prices of 2014.
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