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Saturday, 22 September 2018

“I’m A Woman, I Support Wizkid, Shola Get A Life & Fend For Your Son” – Lady Says

For the past days, drama between Wizkid and his Babymama has been ongoing, he has been called out for not owning up to his duty. The recent was done by Shola, his first babymama who exposed Screenshots of chats she had with Wizkid concerning the welfare of their son.
However, a lady who thought she reasons well enough has taken to her twitter handle to address the issue, according to her tweets, she is a lady and fully supports the attitude of Wizkid towards his babymama, she advised Shola to go get a life and fend for her son.
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I’m a woman and I support wizkid, Women should learn to fend for their seeds , my father died four years back, even before he died my mother has been the one fending for my family , and boom � she was not in our lives the way a mother should but right now I’m grown and I truly understand why.
So y’all can hate wizkid for treating her like a useless girl but he’s a man and the only connection binding them is Tife . Imagine something bad happens to shola today (God forbid) Tife will be with his daddy and not her family.
Since Shola is bothered about wizkid not being there for his son , why not grant him the role of a baby daddy so you can feel the emptiness from wiz side , at least you’ll be the one having a life like wizkid while he looks after your child.
You love your child dearly but the circumstances surrounding your child requires you has his mother to put yourself aside and put your child first all because you’re a baby mama, be at peace with your soul.
Get a life shola , give wizkid custody of his son so the boy can enjoy the benefits of having a star boy dad! You are his mother and will forever be ! Move your son out of 2million house to a better life, your son First.
Don’t be jealous Zion is the one getting all the goodies , you as well should put out negativity, you’re a beautiful woman and you deserve happiness.
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Mandela’s Young Leaders To 1000 Active Nigerian Youths

THE Mandela Washington Fellows Alumni Association of Nigeria (MWFAAN) is set to host over 1000 active Nigerian youth leaders with the goal of collaborating actions that will promote sustainable national development through the Young Leaders Assembly. 
Nelson Mandela 

In a statement sent to Vanguard, Margaret Nongo-Okojokwu, Publicity Secretary, MWFAAN, stated that the vision of the program is to over time become like a local replica of the United Nations’ youth assembly where young leaders, including young civic leaders, entrepreneurs, public managers, activists and student leaders working to promote national development and the sustainable development goals are recognized and celebrated. 

The statement stated that the summit with the theme: Paradigm shift; Creating a youth-led development agenda for Nigeria will feature 3 powerful keynote speeches, 3 Panel Sessions, 1 set of syndicate sessions and an action plan development session. It stated, “This summit will also feature the Beyond School Community Challenge grand finale and the President Barack Obama’s Young African Leadership Initiative (YALI) Awards presentation and will hold in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on the 22nd of September, 2018. 

“Invited guests and speakers include Vice President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, Mr Tonye Cole of Sahara Energy, Governor Godwin Obaseki, Mrs Tara Durotoye of House of Tara, Doctor Amy Jadesimi of LADOL and the United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador Symington. “The project is envisioned strategically to position Nigerian youths on the pivotal roles in the realization of Sustainable Development Goals in all critical sectors of the economy by 2030 through a coordinated infusion of entrepreneurial and leadership skills through YALI network.” It disclosed that the Beyond School Community Challenge will host the top 10 finalists selected schools and students to compete for the grand prizes in the Beyond School Challenge final pitching competition. 

The statement stated, “As a national community development and entrepreneurship program for secondary school students, it aims to engage young people in Nigeria for the purpose of creating impact within their community and developing critical entrepreneurial skills. “The program further seeks to inspire students to improve their communities through entrepreneurial action. Each finalist team is made up of 3 high school students with a teacher. “Each team will be tasked to provide an innovative idea or solution in their community within the framework of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. 

“The finalists would be transported, accommodated in Abuja and fed by the BSC team for all the duration of their stay. There would be a mentoring session and dinner for the finalists by selected Mandela Washington Fellows. “The 2018 finalists would be taking on-site the Ventures Platform, a tour of important places in Abuja and visits to selected Fellow’s start-ups and organizations. “Finalists would also attend an exclusive networking dinner alongside the YALI leadership Awardees and will be attended by Mandela Washington Fellows and representatives of other notable youth networks and organizations in Abuja. 

“The grand finale will hold during the young leaders’ assembly, and each of the 10 teams of finalists will be given 10 minutes each to present their business idea/project. “Judges would be Mandela Washington Fellows in the Business and Entrepreneurship track and winners would be selected based on the viability, feasibility and sustainability of the idea as well as audience votes. “Prizes will include a total grant of N400, 000 to the best 3 projects teams, access to three months mentoring from industry experts and Fellows, additional educational grants for each winning team member, award plaques, certificates for the Schools involved and Cash Prizes for the best Mentor/Teacher. 

“The Assembly will also feature the YALI Leadership Awards which aims to recognize, celebrate and encourage youths and individuals who are contributing immensely towards the pursuit of the sustainable development goals as well as youth and economic development in Nigeria. “Potential Awardees include YALI Network members, youth leaders across the country and some corporate Nigerians. The Awardees would be hosted in Abuja, with flights and accommodation paid for, would attend an exclusive networking dinner with Mandela Washington Fellows and other business and industry experts, they’ll be presented a plaque, certificate and YALI Network professional development materials. “The award process started with an online nomination method where individuals self-nominated or were nominated by people who trust them. The Nominees were then reviewed, investigated and selected, based on their level of evidence-based, demonstration of leadership and commitment to national and youth development through their different categories.”
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Monday, 3 September 2018

Everybody Is A Thief Except Buhari And His Supporters – Dele Momodu

Nigerian media personality, Dele Momodu who over the weekend revealed his conversation with Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has taken a swipe at President Buhari and his supporters.
Dele Momodu who disclosed that supporters of former president Goodluck Jonathan were smarter, called out supporters of President Buhari who according to him believes everybody is a thief except them.
He tweeted;
“The GEJ guys who used to attack us for supporting Buhari were smarter; they used to argue with a number of projects started or completed before abusing us, but these ones are so empty.
“Everybody is a thief except them…”
Dele Momodu in his weekly column, Pendulum, said he had initially omitted Saraki’s name from the list of potential presidential candidates because of his “geographical location of Kwara and his own cultural roots naturally”. Dele Momodu went on to disclose Bukola Saraki’s strategy on how to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.
“Saraki’s roadmap to victory is simple. Buhari is going to play the usual ethnic card that only a candidate from North-West can win a Presidential election in Nigeria,” Momodu wrote.
“He concedes that it may be difficult for any candidate from North-West and North-East to compete or beat Buhari hands down, despite the fact that PDP parades more experienced politicians and competent aspirants. What is then needed is to keep North Central on lockdown with a popular candidate from that zone.
“He believes that it may be a waste of time and resources trying to compete in the President’s traditional enclave other than to strive to get up to 25%. PDP should instead focus on mobilising the forces from the opposite direction and lockdown four out of the six geo-political zones.
“If the PDP presents just anyone, there may be voter apathy and Buhari would coast home to victory. As to where his deputy will come from, it would have to be from the South-East/South-south axis, since he has already covered the South-West, technically.”
Speaking of the corruption accusations against him and how the youth feel about him, Saraki was quoted as saying: “That is my biggest task because they are my catchment group. I know many have been brainwashed and I don’t blame them.
“You know when you tell some lies repeatedly, it becomes the truth to some people. For example, they say I’m the most corrupt man on earth. I have looted Kwara state dry. All cheap but dangerous lies. What’s the worth of Kwara State that anyone would have billions to steal? I was born into business.”
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Friday, 31 August 2018

‘Why I Said President Buhari Is A Killer’ - Bafarawa

Former Governor of Sokoto State and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Attahiru Bafarawa, has explained why he said President Muhammadu Buhari is a killer and not a leader.

Bafarawa had few days back told Nigerians to vote out Buhari on the ground that he’s not trained to lead but that as a soldier, his duty is to kill and defend himself.

Bafarawa insisted that since Buhari assumed office in 2015, the country had been witnessing serious retrogression both in security and economy.

He spoke yesterday, at the Government House, Port Harcourt, during a condolence visit to Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, over the death of the Attorney General, Emmanuel Aguma.

Speaking further, Bafarawa stated that his reason for not regretting being a PDP member was because of respect and recognition accorded him by the party leadership.

He said: “I am in Port Harcourt to seek the support of PDP delegates in the forthcoming presidential primary. I am also here to seek the advice of PDP delegates as it concerns the presidential primary.

“The most important thing the country needs now is a good economy, security and education. These are the key areas we want to delve into when given the opportunity. We want to see how we can take this country out of the mess it has found itself.

“I am a true democrat. There is a difference between somebody who is an army general, somebody who was trained to kill and defend himself than a true democrat.”
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Saturday, 7 July 2018

I Warned Buhari Against Taking Over From Jonathan In 2015 – Sheikh Gumi

A fiery Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi has revealed how he warned President Muhammadu Buhari against taking over governance from the immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan.

Gumi said he told Buhari that he was coming to make things worse for Nigerians due to the situation on the ground when he won the election.

The cleric said his criticism of the President was done in the interest of Nigerians.

Speaking with Punch, Gumi noted that things were worse now under the Buhari administration than it was during the past government.

According to him, “Our criticism of Buhari is not about being a northerner or a Muslim. It has to do with what is in the best interest of Nigerians. A leader is like a blind man. People on the ground or on the field could see what he cannot see.

“Preachers of religions who are apolitical are the ones that are the eyes, telling the leadership what to do or where things are going wrong.

“We are like the press too, we are supposed to be neutral in our presentation of facts. Once things are not going on as they should be, it is our duty to come out to explain to the people and the government what is wrong and also proffer solutions.

“Even before Buhari came, I was one of the few people that advised him that the Nigerian situation at the end of Jonathan’s regime was not the best for him. He was going to make things worse, not better.

“If you are bringing in a patient who has broken all his limbs to the hospital, the doctor will be concerned about whether his blood is circulating and not about his broken bones.

“The doctor will not be looking at the protruding bones but those standing by will be looking and wondering why the doctor is not concerned about the bones.

“The doctor is concerned about how to save the life of the patient. That is how Nigeria is. When you are concerned and obsessed with what can be fixed later, you are rather killing Nigeria. That is what I see in the government.”
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Lagos Security Guard Arrested For Stealing Wrappers To Make Wife Happy

A 40-year old night security guard, Mr. Keke Toluwani, has been arrested in Lagos after he broke into two shops and stole two wrapper cloths worth N6,000 and a bag of rice to please his wife.

The incident happened at Alimosho area of Lagos where he was a street market guard.

It was gathered that Mr. Toluwani was under pressure from his wife who had accused him of not taking care of her and insisted that he must buy wrappers to pacify her. Since Mr. Toluwani had no money to fulfill the wife’s demand, he chose to get the wrappers by any means to please his wife.

He was said to have broken into the shops belonging to two women, Mrs. Shonde Kudirat and Mrs. Ogunleye Yemisi, and stole the wrappers. Before he escaped with the items, one of the residents saw him when he was carting them away. In the morning, the owners of the items raised alarm and they were told that it was Mr. Toluwani that stole the items that were missing.

Toluwani was caught and the complainants concluded that he was also the person that stole some bags of rice were missing. The total amount of the items stolen was put at N176,000.

The matter was reported to the police and he was arrested. He was later charged before Ejigbo Magistrates court for stealing.
He pleaded not guilty.

The prosecutor, Inspector G. Simon did not oppose his being granted bail. Thus, the Presiding Magistrate, Mr. L.K.J. Layeni granted Toluwani bail in the sum of N100,000 with two sureties in like sum.

He was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition.

The matter was adjourned till 6th August, 2018.
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41-year-old Muslim Man With Two Wives Weds 11-year-old Girl As Third Wife

A 41-year-old man, who has two wives, has taken an 11-year-old girl as his third wife and this has sparked outrage in their home country of Malaysia and all over the world.

A picture of the child holding hands with new husband Che Abdul Karim after their wedding went viral in the Muslim majority country. Che already has two wives and six children aged between five and 18, according to local media reports.
The child bride is said to be from a poor home and her impoverished parents reportedly agreed to the marriage on the condition that she lived with them until she was 16 before she moves in with her husband who is a scrap rubber dealer.

On Sunday, the much older groom defended his actions, claiming that he had not eloped and had married her with permission of her family.

“I was disappointed with various criticisms and allegations made against me in the social media after I took her as my third wife,” he told The Borneo Post .

He added that he did not intend to live with the girl until she was 16 and would get a marriage certificate at that point.

In reaction to the marriage, UNICEF’s representative in Malaysia Marianne Clark-Hattingh said: “It is shocking and unacceptable and not in the best interest of the child. It is a violation of her rights.”

The minimum legal age for marriage in Malaysia under civil law is 18. However, girls can marry at 16 with the permission of their state’s chief minister, while Islamic law sets a 16-year minimum age for girls and allows even earlier marriages with the permission of the sharia court.

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‘Fayose Has Promised Students 20 Marks To Vote For PDP’ – Oshiomhole Blows Hot

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, of resorting to panicky measures in their bid to win the governorship election on July 14.

Oshiomhole, who spoke during his maiden news briefing at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, also claimed Fayose has ordered civil servants, teachers and other categories of workers in the state to surrender their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs).

He also alleged that the Governor has directed lecturers in institutions of higher learning in the state, to award free 20 marks to students who vote for his candidate.

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Friday accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, of resorting to panicky measures in their bid to win the governorship election on July 14.

Oshiomhole, who spoke during his maiden news briefing at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja, also claimed Fayose has ordered civil servants, teachers and other categories of workers in the state to surrender their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs).

He also alleged that the Governor has directed lecturers in institutions of higher learning in the state, to award free 20 marks to students who vote for his candidate.
Oshiomhole said: “I believe that the people of Ekiti State are very much aware of what the issues are. There is no better evidence of how prepared we are than the fact that the PDP is panicking.

“You must have read reports that in clear violation of the electoral act, the Governor Fayose has instructed the civil servants, principals of schools and headmasters to retrieve PVCs from civil servants because he is afraid that the civil servants and the people of Ekiti State will not vote for him and in demonstration of that, they are helping to educate the people on why they should not vote for his candidate.

“He has not paid salaries for one year despite the fact that the federal government gave him bailout which he chose to divert to other uses. So, they are panicking and while we are encouraging people to collect PVC, he is retrieving PVCs.

“We heard that they have started issuing query to workers, including teachers for refusing to surrender their PVCs. I don’t think you need any other evidence that the governor is panicking and we can’t wait to have him swept away in a free and fair election on the basis of one man, one vote, one woman, one vote.

“We all know that Fayose was rigged into office and this is no secret because the military officers involved has since confessed to the role they played as well as those involved in the dollars that were withdrawn from the NNPC. These are no secrets anymore.

“I think that Fayose thinks that the very instrument he used to come to power will be used against him. This is a party of change and so, we are not about to copy the darkest side of the PDP.”
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Nigeria Is Safe Again, Buhari Praises Military

President Muhammadu Buhari has praised the military’s efforts in bringing an end to the insurgency in the nation.

According to him, the negative history which was associated with the northeast in the past decade is now gradually becoming a thing of the past, as a result of the efforts of all security agencies.

“Our nation is safe again, thanks to the efforts of our security agencies,” the president said at the Nigerian Army Day celebration 2018 in Monguno, Borno State on Friday.

Speaking further, he noted that Boko Haram insurgents now surrender willingly to the troops adding that although there are still challenges, they are being tackled head-on.

“Members of the Boko Haram insurgents now surrender willingly in their numbers to our troops.

“I am happy to inform Nigerians that all other forms of security challenges in other parts of the country are being tackled by our security agencies”.

The President noted that this year’s celebration is designed to showcase the army’s personnel, equipment, as well as their combat capability.

Speaking further, he scored his administration high in the fulfillment of its key cardinal policies which are security, economy and anti-corruption.

“In the last three years of this administration, we have worked tirelessly to ensure and preserve the dignity and sanctity of life.

“When I was sworn in as the President and Commander in Chief of the armed forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, I promised that this administration will tackle the challenges of insecurity, poor economy and fight corruption.

“We are all witnesses to the fact that our once battered economy as a nation, has exited recession and is once again vibrant,” the President said.

On security, he, however, noted that although violent acts are still being perpetrated by “those desperate to cause mayhem”, the government will continue to do its best to fish them out and ensure they are punished.

“There are pockets of violence in several states, some deliberately initiated by disgruntled persons who have lost all arguments and are desperate to cause mayhem as a way of seeking relevance.

“We shall fish them out and punish them according to the provision of the law”.
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I Won’t Vote During Elections, Burna Boy Says As He Blasts Federal Government

Dancehall singer, Burna Boy, has explained why he does not intend to vote in the forthcoming elections.

On social media, the singer disclosed that Nigerian youths were too scared to fight for their future. According to him, people who think they can implement change by voting for the same old politicians are delusional and are part of the problems.

Burna Boy also slammed President Buhari, who received President Emmanuel Macron of France during his recent visit to Nigeria after it was reported that Macron was six years old when President Buhari was Nigeria’s head of state, and Buhari is still in power in 2018.
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Wednesday, 4 July 2018

‘Vacate Our Land & Forests Within 2 Months Or Be Killed’- Igbo Group Warns Herdsmen

An Igbo pressure group, Voice from the East, VEAST, has given the Fulani herdsmen in the South-East, as well as Anioma, in Delta State, and Ikwere in Rivers State, up till August 31, 2018 to leave.

The group wants the cattle rearers to vacate their land and forests.

The group embarked on a peaceful protest Tuesday in Enugu, warning that should the armed herdsmen fail to leave after the ultimatum, they would mobilise and comb forests and lands to send them packing.

They said that they may even resort to killing the herdsmen should they become adamant and refuse to leave.

They said that the quit notice was a result of the Federal Government’s inaction or tacit support for the herdsmen menace.

Convener of the group, Comrade Kindness Jonah, told newsmen after their demonstration that government’s inability to check the killings necessitated the issuance of the quit notice.

“We carried out the demonstration for the sole purpose of giving quit notice to Fulani herdsmen in Igboland, the five South Eastern states as well as Anioma and Ikwerre land.

“The aberrant killings by Fulani herdsmen purposely unchecked by Federal Government and military instigated this quit notice.

“At Ezi Nze in UDI Local Government Area of Enugu State, Fulani herdsmen kidnapped several young men, demanding N2 million compensation for purported killing of undisclosed number of cows, out of which N6000,000.00 has been paid.

“VEAST sees this as an affront of the highest order which can no longer be tolerated in Igboland.

”After 31st August, 2018, since nobody holds the monopoly of violence and for the mere fact that the Nigerian military and police are working secretly, openly with the herdsmen, VEAST will galvanise young men from all Igboland to enter Igbo forests to kill and butcher any Fulani herdsmen,” he said.
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Fulani Herdsmen Vs SARS, Who Is Nigeria’s Biggest Enemy?

We’ve complained, ranted and at some point begged the government to scrap and eliminate these two groups.

Before it was Yahoo Boys but now, almost everyone is stopped on the road for a stop and query.

If you are dressed informally or use a very expensive automobile, you’re harassed and even our celebrities ranging from Reekado Banks to CDQ to Mayorkun and even Wizkid’s producer, Sarz have been harassed. Still yet, the government has turned a deaf ear to our cries.

What’s even the benefit of SARS to the safety and protection of Nigerians? Who knows? I’m sure a average Nigerian can’t even pin point one advantage of SARS to the Nigerian society.

Same thing with the Fulani herdsmen. These ones are even dangerous, at least SARS is still collecting money and harassing us.

Fulani herdsmen are deadly. They damage anything on their path to revenge. Be it humans, crops or animals in a way of revenging their loss.

Plateau is the latest state to witness their anger. And yet the Presidency is keeping mum about it.

Nothing is being done about the Fulani herdsmen. It’s painful. We all don’t wish to experience the agony and suffering the guys in Plateau are experiencing.

So the question is 👇🏾

Who is Nigeria’s Biggest Enemy, SARS or Fulani Herdsmen?
Who should be scrapped and eliminated?
Drop your comments
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Saturday, 30 June 2018

RSU SUG Week, Day 2: Photos From The Old School Day

The next day after the Jean carnival was the old school day, a day when, in dressings, students showcase how men and women get along with certain activities in the olden days. 

If you're present on that day, you will be forced to tenaciously giggle at the view of what people wore to mark that day. The creativity was out of this world. 

The show of that day was held at the front of the NDDC hostel, and it featured artistes like Rexx, Rhythm, Richie, and a host of others. 

Photo Credit: Oba Photography. 
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