It's true we have entertained some very unsavoury characters with state visits but they haven't tried to dictate to us
how we should do things and haven't publicly insulted our politicians.
'You cannot dictate to us
at our own home; you will respect us whether you like it or not,'' Jumwa said.
'As for us, we are not leaving PDP for strangers, we will stay within to fight this impurity of the highest order being promoted by Senator Saraki, this is Kogi and not Kwara state, every politics is local, so, he can not come and dictate to us
in Kogi who our candidate should be.
He's in office to serve all of us, not to dictate to us
. Peter Roskam cannot continue to hide behind closed doors anymore.
Why does the majority stay silent and allow this small group of people to constantly dictate to us
, and even worse to our weak politicians?
"Now we're rock bottom, but if we let everybody dictate to us
how we feel, then we're weak - all of us.
"But if we let everybody dictate to us
and dictate how we feel then we're weak, all of us.
According to a transcript by the House media bureau, Alvarez said in Iloilo that Sereno 'should wait' for the House to finish its hearings when it would be ready to do so because she could not 'dictate to us
[what to do].'
We will not do what other people dictate to us
. I am not President just to work on someone else's orders.
Well, I for one wasn't fooled as I just don't want Europe to dictate to us
how we live our lives from the shape of the food we eat to the laws our courts have to abide by.
They seem perfectly able to dictate to us
in other areas.
The BBC reported earlier this month that Abu Sayyaf "is believed to have only a few hundred armed followers" but in a video released Saturday by the group, Canadian hostage Robert Hall said he and his fellow hostages "have a hundred people around us all the time" that "dictate to us
and talk to us like children."
Shakeel Afridi is a Pakistani citizen and nobody else has the right to dictate to us
about his future, commented the Interior Minister.
We shouldn't allow a hairdresser to dictate to us
" Human rights advocatee and former actress Bianca Jagger after the celebrity crimper had chided the Duchess of Cambridge for letting a few of her chestnut locks go grey
Nobody could possibly dictate to us
for Taef Accord craves to be implemented along with effecting administrative decentralization against the backdrop of establishing a Senate deemed essential for a fair confessional representation, Rifi concluded.