US Vice President Joe Biden Loses Son

Beau Biden, the 46-year-old son of Vice President Joe Biden, died Saturday after a battle with brain cancer. The Biden family announced the news around 9:45pm last night.

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In a statement, the Biden family said: ‘It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother and son, Beau, after he battled brain cancer with the same integrity, courage and strength he demonstrated every day of his life.’

Biden, who lived in Wilmington, Delaware, served as a major in the state’s National Guard, and later as the Delaware Attorney General.
Source: LaduSourcenews.com

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How To Maintain Peace In The Niger Delta – Kingsley Kuku

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Former Special Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Kingsley Kuku has advised the new government on how to ensure that the relative peace in the Niger Delta is sustained.

Speaking at a valedictory speech in Abuja, Kuku said peace will continue to reign in the region if there was a deliberate and genuine effort by the Federal Government to implement major components of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).
According to him, PAP under his watch, has been able to implement the crucial phase of disarming, demolishing and reintegrating (DDR) the ex-militants who signed up to the Amnesty Programme in 2009. While this has been a success, he noted that the major task of developing the Niger Delta, which was the key demand of the agitators, was yet to be given serious attention by government.
He therefore advised that genuine attention be given to the area, which is blessed with the natural resource accounting for 75 percent of government revenue.
Source: informationng.com

How To Maintain Peace In The Niger Delta – Kingsley Kuku

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Former Special Adviser on Niger Delta Affairs, Mr. Kingsley Kuku has advised the new government on how to ensure that the relative peace in the Niger Delta is sustained.

Speaking at a valedictory speech in Abuja, Kuku said peace will continue to reign in the region if there was a deliberate and genuine effort by the Federal Government to implement major components of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP).
According to him, PAP under his watch, has been able to implement the crucial phase of disarming, demolishing and reintegrating (DDR) the ex-militants who signed up to the Amnesty Programme in 2009. While this has been a success, he noted that the major task of developing the Niger Delta, which was the key demand of the agitators, was yet to be given serious attention by government.
He therefore advised that genuine attention be given to the area, which is blessed with the natural resource accounting for 75 percent of government revenue.
Source: informationng.com

Buhari Can Stop Class War Between The Rich & The Poor – Ben Bruce

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Bayelsa state senator-elect Mr. Ben Murray Bruce spoke on issues relating to accountability and transparency in government. He said:

I have not criticised any government. I have not criticised APC. I have not criticised PDP.

I have not criticised Goodluck Jonathan, neither have I criticised Muhammadu Buhari. I have raised good government issues and policy issues.

These are issues that I have raised all my life. Maybe these people on social media have just discovered Ben Bruce but, go and check the speeches I made two years ago, three years ago, twenty years ago, even in front of President Goodluck Jonathan to ascertain whether they are different from what I am saying now; maybe they just discovered me. Go on youtube and see my speeches.

The level of poverty and unemployment is devastating. We need to focus on laws that protect the poor.

What is the biggest problem in Nigeria today? It is consumption versus production. Our leaders are guilty of consuming the resources of the majority.

What do we have for the poor – the millions of people living on two dollars a day? And then you have governors in large convoys, commissioners driving N20m cars, flying first class in states that cannot pay salaries. The governors fly private jets.

Commissioners live like kings. If three policemen guard a commissioner, how many policemen do we have in Nigeria? Less than 200,000.

$So who is policing the poor when they are being raped, maimed and killed, their goods stolen?

In Bayelsa, sea pirates steal from boats. They steal N200, N500, fishing nets; they attack people and rape their women.

There is poverty and frustration everywhere in the land. And then people we voted into offices are living like lords.

Does that make sense? Is it legal? Is it ethical? Is it moral? Can you justify that consumption behaviour because they voted you into office? In most states, the only employer of labour is government, the rest are jobless.

Some government officials will wake up one morning like monarchs and dash money to the people on the street because they see them as beggars.

You turn your people to beggars and you get scared that they could kill you. Why won’t you live in fear?

What if you consume less and distribute what you have to the rest of the people so that they can be happy and you can live in peace?

It is a class war between the rich and the poor. I have said it for 35 years and I am saying it again because it is worse today.

Boko Haram in the North, militancy in the South-South, kidnapping in the South-West and South East; raping, paedophile, maiming and stealing everywhere, what does that tell you? We have a problem in our hands and everybody must be held accountable.

President Buhari, who I like, is leading by example. He is a simple man and, because he is a simple man, I expect him to appoint people who will live simple lifestyle, people that will not consume the resources of the people.

As lawmakers, we will checkmate their lifestyle. I will remind every minister and appointee of the need to live moderate life.

I am fighting against the corrupt elite. I am 59 and you only live once.

The worst they can do to me is to take me out, so what? When the corrupt elite see me, let them know I am fighting them.

When they drink that bottle of champagne that can educate a child, let them know I am fighting them. When they fly first class with tax payers money, let them know I am fighting them.

Let them know that I am totally against their lifestyle because it is destroying the economy. We are broke, the elite deserve to be fought and they should be ashamed of themselves going by the way they live.

You go into government and fly first class but in your private life, you fly economy. You go into government, one man carries your phone, another opens the door of your car, another carries your bag, another reads the newspapers to you and you have ten policemen protecting you, what for?

Were you born to the world as a king and everyone of us must worship you? They should apologise to Nigerians for looting the treasury and destroying the economy.

We don’t have distribution of wealth in Nigeria but the apportioning of wealth by the small minority and nothing else for the poor majority. There is no wealth distribution and that is why we don’t have the middle class. There are the poor and the champagne drinking super rich.

– Source: naijaloaded.com

Obasanjo, The ‘Big Masquerade’ Behind My Re-election – Amosun

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has acknowledged the immense contribution of former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo to his re-election.

Amosun, who was appreciating the people of the state for their support which ensured the success of his first term tenure as well as the re-election at the polls in the April guber polls, however added Obasanjo deserved a special mention and described him as the “big masquerade” whose support attracted goodwill to him (Amosun).

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The Governor spoke while addressing thousands of supporters at the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta, shortly after his inauguration for another round of four years.

According to Amosun, Obasanjo deserved a special mention and commendation.

The mere mention of the ex-president’s name by the governor struck a chord with the crowd at the stadium as they erupted into a loud ovation for Mr. Obasanjo, who wasn’t in attendance but was represented by his wife, Mrs Bola.

Amosun said: “…but, as Yoruba use to say, that Egun Nla lo n gbe yin Igbale ( the big masquerade is the last at the shrine) let me specially appreciated our Baba, former President, Baba Olusegun Obasanjo…” (the governor’s speech was interjected with a deafening ovation at this point).

“He could not be here, because he is in Abuja, but, we have his wife; our mother with us here. I say you are recognized Mama”.

The former president has not hidden his admiration for Gov. Amosun, who he credits for ensuring the infrastructural development and urban renewal of the state among others.

Also, the Director General of the Sen. Ibikunle Amosun Campaign Organization during the 2015 electioneering period, Chief Bode Mustapha, lauded Obasanjo for Amosun’s re-election.

“In Yorubaland, we always respect and appreciate elders who stand and hold on to the truth. Despite being in different political party, Baba never hidden his admiration for the wonderful performance of the governor.

“He is not sentimental about the positive rebuilding mission in the state, and that is Obasanjo for you. So, for the people of Ogun state to have given him that cheers, it is a lesson for all that there is always reward for everything”, Mustapha said.
Source: informationng.com

6 Tips To Having The Flattest Tummy

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1.You need to cut your food intake:
Food business is never to be joked with still you don’t have to take food proportions equal to your tummy size.
Limit your daily intake to small but nourishing proportions about four times daily.
Don’t skip breakfast or lunch totally as it makes u consume more during your next meal.

2. Water intake must be increased.
Regularly drinking water, especially in the morning, can increase our digestive power and reduce metabolic waste that could have built up in our immune system. Also, bloated stomach can be avoided by drinking water regularly.

3. I was one of the best world food ‘swallower’ even grains. I had to reduce this habit as chewing is the No. 1 tip I give to prevent bloating.

4. Don’t eat anything for two to three hours before sleep. Your body slows down when you sleep, which will prevent your body from digesting the food in your stomach properly.

5. Cabbage, carrots, cucumbers, pears, tomatoes, bananas, apples, pineapples and berries are all good foods to eat.

6. 6. Sit ups ( Abs Crunch)
To do the sit ups, Lie down on the floor with your hands on your side and you knees bent.Keep your feet on the ground and sit up.Repeat 10 times and increase the amount you do daily.

Source: informationng.com

Photos From The On-Going Presidential Inauguration At Eagle Square

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The presidential inauguration has already begun at the Eagle Square in Abuja. The VP –elect has arrived, former president of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo and some past presidents are already on seat, John Kerry, Jacob Zuma, Eduardo Dos Santos of Angola and many more are already at the venue. The president-elect however arrived few minutes ago, shortly after his wife arrived the venue. See more photos after the cut.

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