Harvey Weinstein sure made a couple of actresses come out against sexual harassment by him and other, probably what led to the still-trending hashtag #MeToo.
To know what President Buhari told a delegate of governors and more, read our top ten quotes from last week.
“Circumstances at hand or situations on ground have to a large extent over the years determined who and who was elected into office in Nigeria as President since 1999 as against level of preparedness on the part of the leaders in terms of clear vision and programmes obtainable in most democracies of the world culminating in accidental leadership for the country.”
A former Speaker, House of Representatives, Ghali Na’Abba says all the Presidents since Nigerian went back to democratic rule in 1999, have been accidental.
“Every country in Africa should unite as a people to fight for the common course of the economic and political emancipation of Africa. Africans must come together to address African problems. We are the same people. We cannot succeed if we handle problems as individuals. We need to recognise that we are one.”
South African President, Jacob Zuma just remembered that Nigerians are being killed in his country after a statue was erected in Imo and, condemned the xenophobic attack on Nigerians residing in South Africa.
“Deliberate stumbling blocks were placed on the path of resolving the issues and this is indicative of a sinister motive.”
Intels Nigeria claimed that the current management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), intentionally frustrated attempts to address the issues raised by the introduction of Treasury Single Account (TSA), in the execution of its pilotage agency agreement.
“I think I’m in a position where my voice will actually be magnified because I am not running (for office), and there’s a very good basis, as we watch Trump’s support shrink, that people will say, ‘Well, what she said was right and now where do we go from here?”
Former U.S Presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton said she will not run for president again but will stay involved in politics and continue to speak out against President Donald Trump.
“How can anyone go to bed and sleep soundly when workers have not been paid their salaries for months. I actually wonder how the workers feed their families, pay their rents and even pay school fees for their children. God has been merciful in hearing the prayers of his servants so the rainy season has been good, you can ask the Kebbi State governor on this, and our enormous food importation bill has gone down.”
“You are very stupid!”
The governor of Imo, Rochas Okorochas was reacting to a comment on Twitter by Omojuwa.
“He has said it before (that he won’t return to the party). We are not going to force him. No individual is bigger than the party. Obasanjo has the right to hold his opinion. But the PDP will not die, either he joins us or not. We respect his opinion. There’s nothing to say more than that. He is an individual and we respect him.”
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said that it will not force former President Olusegun Obasanjo to return to the party.
“The PDP administration for 16 did well and will continue to do well. But this administration has done nothing, the administration is full lies and propaganda.”
Former President Goodluck Jonathan says the present administration is nothing but a sham.
“In terms of tenure, from the figures that distinguished senators have reeled out, we have them in various tenures. What you do is at the time you get to the market and you want to price, you will be more certain about the price. It could be anywhere from five to 30 years.”
The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has said it may take five to 30 years before the $5.5 billion being sought by President Muhammadu Buhari can be repaid.
“I panicked a little and thought quickly to offer to give him one instead: it would allow me to be in control physically, to know exactly where his hands were at all times.”
Lupita Nyong’o has joined the league of actresses to accuse Harvey Weinstein of harassment.