See You At The Polls, Mr. Asari Dokubo By Chiechefulam Ikebuiro

By Chiechefulam Ikebuiro

There are so many questions begging for answers in our dear country .So many of them.

Since the creation of Nigeria successive governments, both military and democratically elected have promised to tackle corruption, accusing the previous government of being corrupt. The question then is, why is Nigeria still ranked amongst the most corrupt countries in the world till today? Why are there still graduates loitering the streets searching for non- existent jobs?  Why is the unemployment rate so high? Why are people still dying as a result of road accidents, accidents caused by negligence of the roads by government? Why can I not be guaranteed that the little back ache I have will be cured when I visit the general hospital? Why do my leaders and their families still jet out abroad to get treatment for illness as little as catarrh, while our hospitals are left below standard?
 
Why was Alamesigha granted pardon? Will he contest in 2015? Picture Alams in the senate in 2015. Why do we still have corrupt politicians representing us- the people, in government? Why are we suffering in the midst of plenty? What has changed since the removal of fuel subsidy and the subsequent increase of fuel price at the beginning of 2012? Were we not assured of significant change after the subsidy must have been removed? Where is the change? What does Boko Haram want? Is granting them amnesty fair? How about the dead and their families? Is there any compensation whatsoever for them? Will Boko Haram even  accept the amnesty in the first place? Where and when will they strike again? Is the JTF intelligent enough? If they are, why are there more casualties on the side of the civilians than on the insurgents?

Why does the Aso rock budget  have such a large amount of money for food and miscellaneous? Is the food made in heaven? Money that can put to better use for the good of the ordinary man? What is security vote? What in the world is the money used for? Why should one lawmaker in Nigeria earn more than the president of the USA? Why is there erratic power supply even after promises of improved power supply? Why do we not have a single functioning refinery? Why are we even solely dependent on Oil? What effort is being made to develop the other sectors? Why are the elderly dying on the streets, protesting for their(stolen) pensions? Why should they suffer in their youth and suffer even more in old age?
 
Do we have a national carrier? Why are our international airports not up to standard compared to even smaller countries? Why do we still claim to be the giant of Africa? Why is the average life span of a Nigerian just 52 years of age? Why does everybody want to run away from Nigeria for greener pastures? Ghana is now becoming a better option. Remember when Shagari chased Ghanaians away? The (In)famous Ghana must go? Now we are running back to their country in search of a better life?
 
Why are there massive failures of JAMB and WAEC?
 
Why will the current president want to monitor the internet users in Nigeria? Is that necessary? Will that put food on the poor man’s table? Talk of misplaced priorities? Why should the government pay such amount to a firm in another country, even if it had to monitor the people? Money that will have benefited the ordinary man if put into good use. Why should the government even hand such project to a foreign entity? Is that not like handing over your security to another country?

Finally, I want to ask what Mr. Asari Dokubo’s problem is? Some of us supported your cause when Niger Delta was being sidelined. Why, we asked, should the Niger Delta still be very underdeveloped when it provides Nigeria’s revenue? Recent altercations from Mr. Dokubo are not acceptable. What is giving him the guts to threatening the existence of Nigeria? It is so disgusting that in the face of happenings in Nigeria, one individual is coming to add salt to injury. An individual that has been ‘’settled”. What other relevance does he want?

Why don’t you enjoy what you already got? What is the state of the Niger Delta since the current government took over if I may ask? Are there any improvements in the lives of the people of Niger Delta? He was quoted as saying the militants will return to the creeks if the current president does not win a second term. Have they not been paid off in the name of amnesty? In this light, one is tempted to think Boko Haram will one day threaten Nigeria again after they must have been granted amnesty(if they accept). It was also reported that he boasted about the reduction of oil production to ZERO if he gets arrested.

That Nigeria will become history if he is arrested. Talk of being above the law? Who are his backers? On what grounds exactly should the current president get a second term? Is it solely because he is from the Niger Delta? That’s not good enough Mr. Dokubo. Have you asked the man on the streets what they want come 2015? Have you taken time to find out the impact of the current government on them? Do you know if they are happy. Please stop being selfish! Why incite violence with such statements? Nigerians now know better.

They made the mistake of voting by sentiments in 2011, you think they are willing to make the same mistake. We are in a one man one vote era. If Mr. Dokubo wishes to vote the current president, fine. Will he bring down Nigeria if the people decide they do not want the current president come 2015? Let the will of the people prevail. Let the people freely chose who they want to rule them come 2015. If they chose the current president, fine. It’s a democracy after all-The government of the people, BY THE PEOPLE and for the people. Please quit this I-will-destroy-Nigeria-If-Jonathan –Does-Not-Win-A-Second-Term Nonsense!

See you at the polls.
 
thalynxis@yahoo.ca

 

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Shame on you Igbo

All of a sudden, you forgot that Ohaneze was among the group that asked FG to grant Boko Haram amnesty. You guys wanted to have it both ways. Now, you are blaming the Yorubas and Hausas for asking FG to grant amnesty. When did the Yorubas as whole tell GEJ to grant amnesty? My understanding is that most ordinary Nigerians want GEJ to show some balls. If he had acted earlier, we won't be in this situation. Anyway, we know you as parasites. You swing from one tree to the other. If the amnesty had worked, your people (Igbo) would be the first one to claim credit for it. Omo kidnappers, asewo, arm robbers, go to hell.

Criminal begets criminal

The writer of this piece (Whom by name sounds Igbo), must be one of those efulelus that still call their worst nightmare 'Nigeria' 'dear country'.
How many times will a branch of a tree stick in fools eyes before they learn to steer clear!
Just one word for this writers, after reading his first line and his 'Der country Nigeria' I couldn't bother to waste further time with fool that think writing fantastic' prose or poetry means common sense or wisdom! Soon that his dear country will claim him untimely unsung and unnoticed, like millions of his kinsmen/women.
TUFIAAKWAAA for Nigeria!!!

An idiot in this context is

An idiot in this context is the person that doesn't understand an article. The finger points at you,mr bigger IDIOT.

Asari ,keep quiet,you idiot and enjoy your settlement!!!!

Asari Dokubo should stop threatening the whole nation. In the first instance any one calling for his arrest is wasting his time. He is such a big fool that no one should waste time paying attention to him. Essentially he is saying that if Jonathan fails to successfully rig the 2015 election , all hell will be let loose. For the avoidance of doubt, Nigerians will take out the trash in 2015. Both Asari and his masters including the dumbo himself and the senile Edwin clark will all be confined to the dustbins of history and the jail houses. We are waiting to see how dumbo will win with the dumb votes from south east and the south south alone . Dumbo is advised not to spend kobo in the entire south west,as it will not yield anything. He is advised to send the billions to the North as he did in 2011. We will recover the nation's money back from all looters!!!!!

@Chiechefulam: South Africa jailed Okah, Asari will also be jail

@Chiechefulam Ikebuiro

A man who is not sure of his religion should not be taken serious. One moment Asari is a Mujahideen and a follower of Yusuf, Boko Haram leader and now he and CAN thug Oritsejafor seems to be in same team !
Asari os only fighting for his belly !
Hopefully, Nigerians would vote in a fearless upright leader in 2015 and the likes of terrorist Asari would be put where they belong; life jail or six feet below !
South Africa righty jailed the MEND leader and Asari's fellow terrorist Henry Okah for 24 years and the Asari loud mouth and MEND couldn't do anything about it. Come 2015, when Dumbo Jo is caged and sent back to the Otuoke zoo, he can't do a thing !

@Chiechefulam Ikebuiro: Stop giving terrorist Asari publicity !

@Chiechefulam Ikebuiro

A man who is not sure of his religion should not be taken serious. One moment Asari is a Mujahideen and a follower of Yusuf, Boko Haram leader and now he and CAN thug Oritsejafor seems to be in same team !
Asari os only fighting for his belly !
Hopefully, Nigerians would vote in a fearless upright leader in 2015 and the likes of terrorist Asari would be put where they belong; life jail or six feet below !
South Africa righty jailed the MEND leader and Asari's fellow terrorist Henry Okah for 24 years and the Asari loud mouth and MEND couldn't do anything about it. Come 2015, when Dumbo Jo is caged and sent back to the Otuoke zoo, he can't do a thing !

Dokubo killed nobody. He just talked, talk, talk people!

Asari Dokubo just talked, he did not kill anybody, just talk and that is a big problem for the Yorubas and Hausa-Fulanis. The Boko-Haram that is actually doing the real war, fighting, killing innocent people and destroying properties is not an issue and a treat. Ijaws, this is the one Nigeria that you fought for.

For close to two years the BH people are fighting the Fed.gov and the Yorubas and their Hausa-Fulanis gang are asking the Fed.gov. to go beg, embrace them, forgive them and, of course give them money. I don’t get it. Anyway, the real issue is that the Ijaw people are full of it. With people like Tam-Lame David West around, all I can say is sorry. What did Dokubo said that hasn’t been said before in Nigeria and absolutely, nothing happened to that person. Ijaw people, know your enemies, talk less and plan, plan and plan the MORE. One-nigeria is all about your oil period. There is NO LOVE.

Dokubo killed nobody. He just talked, talk, talk people!

Asari Dokubo just talked, he did not kill anybody, just talk and that is a big problem for the Yorubas and Hausa-Fulanis. The Boko-Haram that is actually doing the real war, fighting, killing innocent people and destroying properties is not an issue and a treat. Ijaws, this is the one Nigeria that you fought for.

For close to two years the BH people are fighting the Fed.gov and the Yorubas and their Hausa-Fulanis gang are asking the Fed.gov. to go beg, embrace them, forgive them and, of course give them money. I don’t get it. Anyway, the real issue is that the Ijaw people are full of it. With people like Tam-Lame David West around, all I can say is sorry. What did Dokubo said that hasn’t been said before in Nigeria and absolutely, nothing happened to that person. Ijaw people, know your enemies, talk less and plan, plan and plan the MORE. One-nigeria is all about your oil period. There is NO LOVE.

Just shut up!

Your comment sucks. Rome was not built in a day but they planned and built Rome.
If this moron called GEJ had a plan, he would have started building Nigeria. 6 years down the line, you are telling us 'Rome was not built in a day'.Nonsense.
This time around, Nigeria will be built in just one day. 2015 Presidential Election Day.
Let's meet at the pools in 2015.
Full stop.

Someone should please slap Asari Dokubo

Dokubo needs to be slapped so that his stupor can clear from his mind.

After being slapped, Dokubo should go and join 24 hours fitness or any other fitness club because it is abundantly clear that the root cause of Dokubo's stupor, is the fat that is clogging his brain.

Democracy - one man one vote - is a settled issue in Nigeria. If Jonathan loses a free and fair election and hands over peacefully to the Victor, not only will history judge Jonathan fairly, Nigeria and indeed the Niger Delta will be better off for it. Idiot !

GEJ is incompetent in all ramifications

U told us to reflect back to the state of the nation before Jonathan assumed office. Let me summarily tell u that everything got worse during Jonathan? I am still not convinced that the man attended school. How can a President of this country allowed himself to degenerate into being controled by rascals like Asari Dokubo? Mtsw. Let's just meet at the polls come 2015. As for Asari Dokubo? He will soon wake up from his sleeping and the his wet/dry dreams will end.

This Ikebuiro person is an

This Ikebuiro person is an idiot. Everyone knows whose script Dokubo is acting out.

YOU ASARI IS THE MONSTER

YOU ASARI IS THE MONSTER ANIMAL THAT NEEDS TO BE DEALT WITH! YOU ARE NOT FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE RATHER FOR UR SELFISH PURPOSE AND I DON'T BLAME U BECAUSE YOU LIVE IN A COCORRUPT SOCIETY AND YOU THINK YOU CAN OPEN YOUR DIRTY MOUTH AND THREATEN A WHOLE NATION, TRY THIS NONSENSE IN A CIVILIZED COUNTRY AND WATCH YOUR UGLY ASS DUMPED INTO JAIL FOR LIFE! I DON'T BLAME RATHER I BLAME OUR CORRUPT LEADERS WHO ARE USING CRIMINALS LIKE YOU TO ACHIVE THEIR AIM IN THE SOCIETY AND JONATHAN SHOULD BE QUESTIONED OVER THE AUDACITY YOU HAVE TO THREATEN A WHOLE NATION !

Dokubo does not speak for Jonathan. His views are personal - 1

It baffles me that every time a SS person or an Ijaw person speaks, folks blame Jonathan for it. Can't Niger Deltans or supporters of Jonathan speak their own mind, without Jonathan being responsible for their personal views? When Obasanjo was President, did you conclude that every Yoruba noise maker on TV was speaking for Obasanjo or that Obasanjo sent them? Ok, based on your argument, which is pathetic to say the least, Chiechefulam Ikebuiro, would it be fair for Nigerians to conclude that you are a kidnapper just because people from your South East region are leading kidnappers in the country? If someone from your village steals, does it mean you are a thief also or that it was you who sent the person to steal, just because you share the same village with that person? Jonathan has a mouth and he can speak for himself. If Jonathan did not say it, it did not come from Jonathan, period.

Dokubo does not speak for Jonathan. His views are persona - 2

If a Niger Deltan speaks, that is that person's individual opinion, not that of Jonathan in any manner or form. Nigerians are tired of this illiterate and biased way of reasoning that seems to only be based on personal hate for the President. Yes, Jonathan has not done very well, even Niger Deltans agree to that. But don't blame him for what other people say which he has absolutely no control over. Do you, Chiechefulam Ikebuiro, have control over what people in your village, State, or region say? Enough of it, please. Make an intelligent argument next time, instead of disgracing yourself or exposing your ignoramous status. Again, nobody speaks for Jonathan; Dokubo express his personal opinion, not that of Jonathan. Jonathan has the capaxity to do that for himself, and you are not qualified to dictate who said what for Jonathan.

Sure! There is, absolutely

Sure! There is, absolutely nothing wrong if Jonathan kills himself for Nigerians! And if he does, Nigerians will say a very loud 'good riddance to such a very bad rubbish'! In addition, if GEJ eventually kills himself, he can,very well, go to the deepest part of hell, with Asari accompanying!

Let ASARI Alone,He Said What Others Said.

Nigeria Has Planted Corruption As Plant,It is Now Grown,Anybody Comes Out And Say Whatever He Likes And Go Free,Yes GoodLuck is the Most Best President We Ever Had In This Country,But To Say;Nigeria ill B History If He Did not Continue In 2015 is Not Good.2ND Term Is His Right.Our Wish For Him Is That He Finishs His Tenure.But South-East Will Do Best In 2015.Let Them Come Up And Show What They Have For This Country.

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Stop selfish act, the major problem of this country is selfishness, you are have known that writer is telling truth but you are deceiving yourself with sentiment. Jonathan is a big flops to this nation because he does not have any leadership charisma all what he known is chop chop of our money. Let me remind you Badlock Ebele Jonathan and his associate will end up in Jaiiiiiiiiil come 2015.

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He is among the old brigade that rarely visit village partly bcos there's a new crop of ruthless dare-devils with a new style - kidnapping and they have no respect for 'elders'. Nigerians gave mandate to Jonathan and he has failed to justify it, come 2015 nigerians will give that mandate elsewhere and no amount of cheap vuvuzela'ing' will stop that.

It wasn't long ago that this

It wasn't long ago that this ex militant Dokubo was in the news criticizing "oga at the top" for not paying the deserved attention to Niger Delta, atleast as a "son-of-the-soil". He also was not happy with oga awarding big contracts to pipu like dangote & otedola while attack dogs like him are kept in line waiting. Now that he has been 'settled' he is singing a different song. He is a tout I don't blame him nor do I expect anything different from his likes. But the annoying part is why press and commentators are glorifying such people with so much response. For God sake just take a good look at the guy, do he look like a person that'll EVER go back to violence? ..see p2

the president needs to wake up

We all know there is no better candidate for the precidency now, but lets be honest witj ourselfs, we know there was alot of problems before he was elected, thats the more reason he was voted in as president to change the situation of the country, we know rome was not built in a day as well, but what step has the president takenvto stop corruption, repair major roads like the ore benin road that causes major accident everyday, abuja lokoja road, a step can be taken to make alot of things right in less than 4 years, the president dont need 100 years to get project started, what step has he taken to buil refinaries, hospitals schools, light stability and so much more, a lot has gone so wrong since he was elected as president, thats the fact.

too many questions

What exactly does SR expect from GEJ? should he kill himself for you ppl? now have you for once asked yourselves this questions, how was the system befor he came in? what was the gdp like,hw was d road netwk,d transport,power sector,infrastructure,agriculture,education,hw was dis sectors b4 now,u want nigeria to bcom london in 4 yrs,was rome built in a day? dis man in questn does he hav any record of coruptn? for crying out loud dis man has d interest of dis country at heart and has always put d ppl first b4 his persnal interest. dis is a man workin so hard to fix d problm of dis country but som elements calld BH has sworn neva to let dat hapn, i tink wat dis man needs is our support,hw many ppl in nigeria wil summon d courage to fight d coruptn in nigeria? it is not easy,and as far as am concernd i do not see any better candidate dan GEJ com 2015, b it from east,west or nort. let me put dis question to u, if u are askd to lead dis country do u tink u can do beta dan GEJ?

Asari...

We'll certainly meet at the polls and we'll see if it is intimidation or numbers that makes one to win an election. It seems we are in an animal farm situation where some are more equal than others...