Saturday, November 12

Is This Modern Day Jonah? See The Huge Fish Coffin an Akwa Ibom Man Got Buried In Recently (Photos)

Is This Modern Day Jonah? See The Huge Fish Coffin an Akwa Ibom Man Got Buried In Recently (Photos)

This huge fish is actually not a fish at all.

A man has been buried inside a very unusual kind of coffin in Akwa Ibom promoting a lot of stir in the area.


It is in fact, a coffin containing the remains of a late Akwa Ibom man.

According to Essien Ndueso, the Special Assistant to the Akwa-Ibom state Governor on Media, an Akwa-Ibom man opted to "swim to eternal glory' in the fish shaped casket.

Below is what he posted:

Is This Modern Day Jonah? See The Huge Fish Coffin an Akwa Ibom Man Got Buried In Recently (Photos)


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Is This Modern Day Jonah? See The Huge Fish Coffin an Akwa Ibom Man Got Buried In Recently (Photos)

Is This Modern Day Jonah? See The Huge Fish Coffin an Akwa Ibom Man Got Buried In Recently (Photos)

Is This Modern Day Jonah? See The Huge Fish Coffin an Akwa Ibom Man Got Buried In Recently (Photos)

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Governor El-Rufai donates N100million to rebuild damaged churches, mosques in Southern Kaduna

Governor El-Rufai donates N100million to rebuild damaged churches, mosques in Southern Kaduna

Kaduna State government on Saturday donated 100 million naira to support the rebuilding of churches and mosques destroyed during ethno-religious crisis in the Southern Kaduna communities.

Announcing the donation during the historic unveiling of public apology billboards in Jama’a, Kachia, Kaura, Sanga and Zangon Kataf for the return of permanent peace in the area, governor Nasir El-Rufai said his government had drafted a bill to set up the Kaduna State Peace Commission in fulfillment of the promises he made in 2015.

The governor added that the Commission would enable inclusion of all citizens on plans for peaceful co-existence of the people in the state.

El-Rufai, in his speech entitled ‘apology, forgiveness, key to peace’, said: “In recognition of the vital importance of showing concrete manifestations of peace, the government has decided to support civic efforts to rebuild damaged churches, mosques and othrr structures destroyed with a seed fund of
N100m.

“The challenge of achieving peace and justice is a complex process that requires imagination, wide consultations, technical support, research and time. I have promised you change. I will not be derailed
from the legacy of peace that Southern Kaduna deserves from my generation.”

The governor stressed: “This state belongs to everyone that has chosen to make it a home. Let us respect each other, abide by the law, do our duty to uphold harmony and firmly reject division and violence.

“Today we are here to launch a Public Apology Billboard, as we grief over the lives sadly taken in the recent violence in the Godogodo chiefdom. Why, our children ask, are we able to discuss peace for
decades but not find it on the ground?

“Now, 29 ethnic communities of Southern Kaduna present a Public Apology billboard to us. These people represented their communities at the dialogues that resulted in the Kafanchan Peace Declaration.

“They were sent to represent their communities by their leaders. Wide consultations within their communities was carried out in selecting
them. Their input and contribution to peace in Southern Kaduna has been crucial. Allow me to opine that leaders are not born and neither
are they made.

“They are summoned by circumstances and whoever steps forth and provides a solution becomes a leader. These men and women who have
given us the public apology billboard saw one of our problems as the lack of peace.

“They have stepped forward and began providing
solutions. They have decided to own their peace as communities. These people are leaders.

“These group of resilient leaders drawn from different religions and ideologies have now been joined by many more, ordinary citizens, who
are now going around Southern Kaduna, seeking the buy in of traditional elders, community and religious leaders, women, youth and he civil society to never again indulge in violence.

“They want to set up billboards across the five LGA’s of Sanga, Kachia, Kaura, Jema’a and Zangon Kataf, at roundabouts, Schools and places of worship.

“Their message is that no ethnic group, ideology, religion or political party holds all the answers.”

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'Tinubu will break away from APC to float new political party'

'Tinubu will break away from APC to float new political party'

Primate Elijah Babatunde Ayodele, in a warning to Nigerian politicians, has raised an alarm that the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are likely to lose key personalities this year.

In a no-holds-barred chat with our correspondent, the revered Nigerian prophet noted that the PDP is under a spiritual attack and unless they go for cleansing, they are not likely to be free.

He added that the party will break into two and while the new version of the party will go, “the old will remain. The Makarfi/Sheriff synergy will not work.”

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress will become enemies as some governors are also likely to betray President Muhammadu Buhari within and outside the party.

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu and the All Progressives Congress will become enemies as some governors are also likely to betray President Muhammadu Buhari within and outside the party.

The Spiritual leader of the INRI Evangelistic Spiritual Church thereafter made a very damming prediction of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu floating another party.

“Some APC governors will dump Buhari and Tinubu while some PDP governors will be at crossroads and find it difficult to make certain decisions when it matters most.


“There shall also be unexpected removals from President Buhari’s cabinet members while the SGF will run into crisis with the Chief of Staff. I see a change of affairs in Customs as well,” Primate Ayodele explained further.

Ondo Elections

The man of God spoke also on the fast-approaching election in Ondo state, stating categorically that the date for the election will be postponed.

He said: “Ondo election will be fierce and the date will be shifted. This is because the aura for that day is not good; it could make the winner to lose and make the person who is supposed to lose emerge as winner of the polls.

Mimiko going to the court to upturn the judgment may boomerang and if he is not strategically positioned, he will cry while leaving the office.”

Recession

Until the federal government declares a three-day prayer and fasting to seek the face of God, we are not likely to get out of the recession the country is presently going through.

I said it before and I am saying this again, that I am not interested in organising it. The government should seek a way of making this work because we need serious prayers to be able to get out of the present state of discomfort in the country.

Fuel Scarcity

The people surrounding President Buhari will create problems and he will face internal and external challenges. There shall also be severe fuel scarcity in the country.

Scarcity of petrol is looming again in the country between December and February next year, but we need to work really hard to avert this from happening.

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I Want Him, I'm Going Crazy for Him - Woman Cries Out for RMD on Instagram...See How He Replied Her

I Want Him, I'm Going Crazy for Him - Woman Cries Out for RMD on Instagram...See How He Replied Her

RMD

A lady who is incredibly crushing on popular Nigerian actor, Richard Mofe Damijo, has cried out for him on social media.

She has written an open letter to relatiosnhip expert, Joro Olumofin to express how much she is in love with married and super hot actor Richard Mofe-Damijo.

She says she has remained single for four years, pushing away a lot of good guys because she can't imagine being married to anyone apart from RMD.

Below is what she wrote:

I Want Him, I'm Going Crazy for Him - Woman Cries Out for RMD on Instagram...See How He Replied Her


After RMD's attention was drawn to this SOS from his love struck fan, he gave her a very candid reply on his page.

Below is what he wrote:


"So that's how you'll be in your lane minding your business and someone would be making hot yellow eba and efo riro for you abi? but on a more serious and personal note, this is not me trying to ridicule the writer but humour is a great defence mechanism for me so Dear writer, I totally understand how easy it is for you and a couple of others to think you're "in love" with me and/or other celebrities but what you actually love is the idea of RMD not RMD.

"All of you that want to be with me won't last a week because I am not the perfect husband or father you may think I am.

"I forget little details, fart in bed with my wife, get impatient with my kids, have mood swings, squeeze the toothpaste tube from the middle, leave wet towels on the bed, yea you may think I'm cool and perfect but Mrs Adejumobi Mofe-Damijo my ONLY wife disagrees and you know what? I agree with her because she is absolutely right and the perfect RMD you perceive is a creation of the woman who genuinely loves me and is there on the sidelines cheering me on and keeping me grounded.

"My prayer for you today is that you find the man for you and give you the wisdom to mold him into perfection. #RMDSaysSo"
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Obaseki will be Edo Governor for a short period – Ize-Iyamu

Obaseki will be Edo Governor for a short period – Ize-Iyamu

Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu

Edo state governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has assured his supporters that he would reclaim his mandate as the duly elected governor.

Ize-Iyamu spoke in Benin at the opening of the office of the Edo Mandate Recovery Centre.

His made the comment as Godwin Obaseki of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was being sworn in as the governor of Edo state.

Ize-Iyamu said: “I will do everything to ensure the actualisation of the mandate they gave to me. I cannot be compromised, I cannot be bought and I have faith in the judiciary, I have faith in God”, he said.

“Edo people should also have faith, and on no condition should they resort to violence. It is going to be a long road and in the course of this journey, a man who did not win will be temporarily sworn in; but we must not leave the State. The will of God will be done at the end of the day”.

Daniel Ogbegie of the Edo Mandate Recovery Group explained why the platform was established.

He said, “We honestly believe that the movement to reclaim this mandate has gone beyond the PDP and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu. It is a movement of all Edo people. A movement to protect the sanctity of our tomorrow, our collective destinies.

“So we as a group will serve as a veritable platform for the critical stakeholders in this mandate to synergize in ensuring resounding success in the aforementioned goals.

“As part of recovering this mandate, it is pertinent to also monitor the Government that is being inaugurated today at the Ogbemudia stadium; not to give them legitimacy and hold them to account to the people throughout the short period they will superintend over the affairs of the State.

“This we shall do on behalf of the people and the government that shall be installed in accordance with their will at the end of the constitutional process of mandate recovery that has already been embarked upon by the PDP at the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.

“I assure Edo people that we have a good case at the tribunal and with your prayers and every support, we shall pursue, overcome and recover all”.

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Donald Trump will not take salary as US president

Donald Trump will not take salary as US president

Donald Trump has said he will not accept a salary for being president when he is in the White House.

Prior to his election victory, Mr Trump has insisted he will not “take even one dollar” of the $400,000 presidential salary.

Speaking at an event in September last year, he told a crowd in New Hampshire: “The first thing I'm going to do is tell you that if I'm elected president, I'm accepting no salary, okay? That's not a big deal for me."

He reiterated the claims in a Twitter Q&A later that month. When a follower asked: “Will you forgo the presidential salary if elected?” To which he replied: “As far as the salary is concerned- I won't take even one dollar. I am totally giving up my salary if I become president.”

During his campaign, the Republican politician made much of his claims that as a millionaire business mogul he is not bound to the bidding of financial backers. Mr Trump is worth an estimated net $3.7 billion, according to Forbes.

Previous wealthy presidents have donated their salaries to charity after deeming it is not financially neccessary for them to take it as personal income. Herbert Hoover and John F Kennedy both reportedly donated the money to charity.

The US Code, which outlines duties and entitlements for the President, states: “The President shall receive in full his services during the term for which he shall have been elected compensation in the aggregate amount of $400,000 a year, to be paid monthly, and in addition an expense allowance of $50,000 to assist in defraying expenses relating to or resulting from the discharge of his official duties.”

(Independent)
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Naira strengthens against dollar after DSS clampdown on BDCs

Naira strengthens against dollar after DSS clampdown on BDCs

– After a few days clampdown on the operators of Bureau de Change in Abuja and Lagos, the naira has gained strength against the US dollar

– The arrest of some BDC operators by the Department of State Services (DSS) also resulted to a meeting between the Central Bank of Nigeria and the two other parties involved

– The parties resolved to find solutions to the poor performance of the naira against other currencies in the money market

The Nigerian currency on Friday, November 11, strengthened against the United States dollar after operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) clamped down of Bureau de Change operators.

Since Wednesday, November 9, DSS operatives in major cities in Nigeria – Lagos and Abuja – had gone on a rampage against the money changers.

The secret police ordered operators of the Bureau de Change to buy dollars at N390 and sell at N400 to their customers.

The action, the Central Bank of Nigeria said was in line to the recouping the value of the naira in the parallel market.

After the activities of the secret police, a meeting between the leadership of the three parties involved was held in Abuja.

The meeting was aimed at finding solutions to the poor performance of the naira against other currencies in the money market.

At the interbank market, the currency gained N1.45 to its exchange value to the dollar, closing at about N304.75, from N306.50 recorded on Thursday, Premium times reports.

It was also gathered that at the parallel market, the naira gained N5.

It also exchanged at about N455 from N460 on Thursday while the pound sterling and the Euro closed N555 and 505 respectively.

Meanwhile, the apex bank has made provision for all BDC operators to buy and sell dollars through Travelex at N381 and N385 respectively.

Also on Friday, November 11, most black market traders were selling to their customers at between N385 and N400 to the dollar, as agreed at last weekend’s meeting, N555 to the Pound Sterling and N500 to the Euro.

However, the CBN guidelines stipulate that BDCs must not sell foreign exchange to end-users above two per cent margin of the buying rate.

It is this directive by the apex bank that mandated the use of force by the DSS.

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I stole to raise money for my medical bills – Suspect confesses in Delta...See Photos

I stole to raise money for my medical bills – Suspect confesses in Delta...See Photos

A suspected phone thief, simply identified as Daniel, was on Saturday beaten to stupor by an angry mob for allegedly stealing an Infinix Hot 3 mobile phone from a girl.

The incident occurred along Orhunwhorhun road, at about 11:35am in Udu Local Government Area, Delta State.

DAILY POST gathered that the suspected phone thief, Daniel in company of three others now at large, stormed the area in a commercial motorcycle with daggers and ordered the victim to surrender her phone.

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I stole to raise money for my medical bills – Suspect confesses in Delta...See Photos

I stole to raise money for my medical bills – Suspect confesses in Delta...See Photos


However, as they tried to escape from the area, the victim raised alarm, attracting residents, who apprehended Daniel in the process, while others escaped.

The suspect was given the beating of his life by the angry mob who attempted setting him ablaze but for the quick intervention of some plain cloth police officers.

The suspect claimed that he was sick and that he needed money for his medical care.

“I nor well nai make I thief to take treat myself. Abeg,
make una no kill me. Bros, I beg you, help me tell them”, as he cried without tears in his eyes.


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Miss Anambra sex video: You’re a liar, you were conned because of greed – ABS replies Chidinma

Miss Anambra sex video: You’re a liar, you were conned because of greed – ABS replies Chidinma

Miss Chidinma Okeke

The organizers of the Miss Anambra Beauty Pageant, Anambra Broadcasting Service, ABS, have reacted to Miss Chidinma Okeke’s allegations that she was pressured into making the much publicized lesbian sex video by organisers of the pageant.

Ms. Okeke, in an interview with The Nation, had alleged that the organisers were behind the blackmail video..

Recall that the embattled ex-beauty queen had been entangled in a lesbian sex tape scandal, in a video which has since gone viral on the internet where she was seen having a ‘cozy time’ with her female sex partner, who unconfirmed sources simply identified as Ada.

The video shows her on a lesbian act with Ada, who is reportedly one of her close friends and happens to be her personal assistant and also the 3rd runner up at the queen of democracy, 2014..

The Director of ABS, Mr Uche Nworah,in a statement on his Facebook page insisted Ms Okeke lied.

He wrote: “There is an Igbo saying that the more you repeat a lie, at some point people may begin to believe that it is the truth.

“On this former Miss Anambra sex scandal, the management of the Anambra Broadcasting Service had previously released a press statement disassociating the organisation from it. We still stand on that statement.

“We have also made statements on the matter to the law enforcement authorities. We understand that Miss Chidinma Okeke has also made statements to the law enforcement authorities, so we eagerly await their findings.

“It is however important that I correct certain statements that are being made on this forum and in other fora especially concerning the interview Miss Chidinma Okeke granted the Nation newspaper today.

“There appears to be an agenda to push falsehood to the public and in so doing malign me and the Anambra Broadcasting Service over a matter that we know nothing about. It appears that our silence over the matter, except the press statement we issued earlier is now being exploited by those who are bent on using the Miss Anambra sex scandal to settle political scores in Anambra state.

“It would also appear that Miss Chidinma Okeke has become a pawn in a larger politically motivated conspiracy.

“The ABS as a socially responsible organisation fulfilled to the letter every part of the contract signed with Miss Chidinma Okeke, former Miss Anambra. This includes paying ALL her prize money of the sum of one million Naira only.

“This was paid in instalments in line with the contract. An initial sum of N500,000 was paid to her after she signed her contract and the balance of N500,000 was paid in N50,000 instalments over a 10 month period.

“She collected her last instalment of N50,000 on the 11th of October 2016, the day she handed over the crown to the organisers. We have records of her signing for all the payments.

“We had to take the measure of inviting the former Miss Anambra to the office on this date as that was the day an anonymous individual had forwarded the videos to myself and some other persons I do not know accusing the former queen of being a lesbian.

“The person said he was in possession of such similar videos numbering over 10 allegedly showing the former queen in lesbian acts, as well as her friends in the lesbian video performing sexual acts with men.

“Details of these WhatsApp messages have been made available to the law enforcement authorities. We took this decision as we did not want the brand to be smeared with such a scandal as contained in Clause 1 of the contract.

Miss Anambra sex video: You’re a liar, you were conned because of greed – ABS replies Chidinma

Miss Anambra sex video: You’re a liar, you were conned because of greed – ABS replies Chidinma


Miss Anambra sex video: You’re a liar, you were conned because of greed – ABS replies Chidinma

“After the handover of the crown by Miss Chidinma Okeke to the Miss Anambra project executives in the presence of the ABS management in the office of the ABS MD/CEO, I dismissed all the other members of the management with the exception of the ABS lawyer and one of the Miss Anambra project executives.

“I went on to show Miss Chidinma Okeke the videos I had received that day from the anonymous individual and the messages from the person, I then asked her if she had any knowledge of the video and she said yes. I advised her to go home and confide in her family. I have not seen nor spoken to her since that day as I do not know her whereabouts.

“Miss Chidinma Okeke was not forced to sign the contract under duress as alleged, rather a certain Nwakonobi Ifeanyi who is married to her sister and acting as her guardian co-signed with her after they had taken the contract home, studied and consulted over it.

“As a respectable pageant, we have certain rules and regulations guiding participation in the pageant and conduct of the queen during her reign.

“The Miss Anambra Beauty Pageant platform is indeed a wonderful one. There is nothing wrong with the pageant. We have had winners and participants on the platform who have gone on to do big things in their lives and modelling careers.

“The pageant is solely private sector funded. The state government does not sponsor the pageant so please do not believe the false story that the Anambra state government spends millions of Naira sponsoring the pageant.

“If you live in Awka or Anambra state, you will confirm that it is usually a big event which generates a lot of excitement and buzz. As an organisation, the pageant generates entertainment content and some revenue for the ABS.

“From the audition to the final event itself, the contestants are treated with the highest respect, courtesy and dignity. They sign a document detailing dos and donts and pledge to be of good conduct and behaviour both during camp and during the reign of the eventual winner. In the past, the organisers have had to dismiss some finalists from camp for misconduct, one for giving her number out to a hotel guest where they are camped and another for being rude to fellow contestants and the chaperon.

“The pageant is judged to the highest standard. The judges are usually former acclaimed national beauty queens and showbiz personalities. The pageant overall is managed by a Pageant Creative Director who is a former Miss Nigeria. We take every care to ensure that we deliver a good show every year.

“There are no preconditions of appearing in a sex video to contest in the Miss Anambra pageant. We have had hundreds of contestants on the pageant and they can testify to that.

“It makes no sense to try to blame the organisers over an act that is as a result of one’s folly and greed. If perhaps the said Miss Chidinma Okeke fell victim to conmen who tricked her into believing that she will win a beauty pageant if she appears in a sex video, if she goes ahead and participates in the said video and the conmen turn around to blackmail her and extort money from her with the sex video, how can I or the ABS be blamed for that? Did the other participants and contestants on the show suffer the same fate?

“Regarding the issue of the Miss Anambra vehicle, in line with clause 10 of the contract, the vehicle is an official car which the organisers reserve the right to withdraw at the end of the queen’s reign.

“It does appear that the issue of the car is what concerns the former queen the most as statements to the media by her father, and even text messages to me and discussions from people from her camp suggest so but clearly as can be seen from the contract, the ABS acted as per contract signed.

“It is obvious that those who have been at the forefront pushing this falsehood and allegation that I, Uche Nworah or the ABS has anything to do with this have ulterior motives.

“In this day and age of social media, it is now easy for anybody to manufacture falsehood and post on social media for the unsuspecting public to read, like and share but in the end truth triumphs,” the director added.


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Prepare to change the change – Fayose charges Nigerians

Prepare to change the change – Fayose charges Nigerians

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has said that not repaying evil for any evil done him has remained the secret of his continuous victory against all odds put on his way by enemies.

Fayose, who turns 56 on Tuesday, added that total reliance on God was his power and nothing else.

He cited a Biblical injunction to buttress his claims: ‘Phillipians Chapter 4 verse 13, says I can do all things in Christ who strengthens me.’ Jesus Christ is my strength. If I am talking, If I am heard, if I could not be cowed or suppressed, If I am providing good governance to Ekiti people who elected me as their governor, If I am providing good leadership to people, it is because I have Christ as my strength and truly in him, I can do all things.”

Speaking through his Chief Press Secretary (CPS), Idowu Adelusi, the Governor who reflected on the rough journey of his life while addressing members of the Ekiti State House of Assembly during a closed door meeting at the Government House in Ado Ekiti yesterday, said though his road had been bumpy but because he was a man of destiny he had never lost any battle.

He declared: “Let this be known, I wasn’t born with sliver spoon but with wood spoon in mouth, my struggle in the journey of life , founded on truth, hard work and ‎firm believe in God, landed me where I am today.

“I remember God telling me never to avenge, but do good to all manners of men. In doing so, lies my victory and progress.”

Fayose said his return to power was beyond human comprehension, saying the stone which was rejected by the builder became strong pillar of the house.

Governor Fayose went down memory lane about the conspiracy of 2006 against him by the then members of the state House of Assembly, which saw to his sudden, un-celebrated but undeserved exit from the seat of power by an impeachment later dismissed as illegitimate by the Supreme Court.

He admonished the current lawmakers, saying: “The traitors of yesterday, where are they now.? God said in Psalm 68 verse 6, …but the rebellious dwell in dry land.”

“God also said those who pay evil with evil, evil will never depart from their house. These messages are warnings to traitors, ” he warned.

Speaking about his admirable performance in two years in office, Fayose said he had pact with Ekiti people to transform the state, adding that he had ideas up his sleeve but has been hampered by time and finance.

However, the Governor said: “I will complete the flyover, King’s Market, Judiciary building, new governor’s office, Ikere – Ado road dualised and other projects going on at the local governments,” and urged Ekiti people to continue to support him and ignore the lies of APC about him.

Hitting hard at the ruling All Progressive Congress, (APC), he said: “Very soon, APC will explode and disintegrate because it was founded on deceit. If you are in PDP, you are a pen robber, but if you gate-crashed into APC, you become a saint automatically.‎ Within one and half year, the APC government grounded the economy.

“Unfortunately, Muhammadu Buhari cannot find solution to hunger, unemployment, depressed economy and insecurity in the country because he is bereft of the ideas. Nigerians should brace up to change the change because the right leader, the right president is yet to come.

What we have now is aberration,” the governor asserted.


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Like Trump, like Obasanjo - Sen Ben Bruce

Like Trump, like Obasanjo - Sen Ben Bruce

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District has likened former President Olusegun Obasanjo to the US Presidential Elect in his news article.

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On the morning of Saturday the 20th of February, 2016, I was having breakfast at Eko Hotel with a friend of mine, Reno Omokri and one of the top Democratic Party strategists in the US and an argument ensued.

Omokri said Trump would go all the way while the American said he was not going anywhere. I joined the conversation by saying that Trump is a phenomenon and no one knew how far he could go.

Today, I sit here writing this piece pleasantly stunned that what the mainstream media, what the establishment and what the powers that be said could never happen has happened due to this phenomenal man’s belief in himself when others did not believe in hm.

I have met Donald Trump one on one before and what I clearly remember about him is that he is a White and younger version of former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The two of them can be brash and outspoken but they always seem to come out on top by some sort of divine arrangement that makes whatever they do turn out for the best even if it began with controversy.

More similarities between the duo is that they both undeniably have an insatiable taste for women and beautiful ones at that! Then again, they are both men who have succeeded in business and, even though they were political outsiders, they extended their business success to politics.

And even though there is a lot of anxiety in the Black world and especially Nigeria, I believe that a Trump Presidency would be better for Africa and Nigeria than a Hillary administration.

For one, Boko Haram are now afraid. Very afraid! This is a man that is not afraid to use the word radical Islamic terror and to declare to all who care to listen that he will be their nemesis.

Nigeria needs such a partner!

We are spending way too much of our resources on fighting terrorists. We need a big strong hand to help us fight them. A hand that will not be afraid to sell us weapons and will not make us grovel before it is willing to help us destroy our enemies who want to destroy us.

But secondly and very importantly, Nigeria is an oil producing nation and though I believe that it is what is between the ears of our people that will make this nation great, we still need foreign exchange and Hillary’s plans for alternative energy was not going to see the price of oil go up anytime soon.

But Trump won in Texas because the oil industry knows that they have a friend in him, and any friend of Texas big oil is a friend of Nigeria. And forget about all that talk about immigration reform. Trump will not stop Nigerians from entering the US. The US needs Nigerians more than Nigerians need the US.

Without Nigerian healthcare professionals, the US health industry would collapse overnight. Neither Trump nor Hillary wanted that. Trump’s rhetoric was directed more at Mexican immigrants because of the immediate threat posed to the US by illegal immigration from Mexico.

Having said that, let me add that the last similarity between Trump and former President Obasanjo is that they both look not very intelligent, but their looks betray their vast knowledge and deep wisdom. You meet them and size them up by their looks and end up underestimating them.

But when they reach into their reptilian brain and come out with strategies it becomes too late to do what you should have done. I am glad that Trump won and I cannot wait to see how he will change the world positively.

But one thing is clear, any politician who underestimates the role of social media in the battle to win the hearts and minds of the people is a politician that is going the way of the dinosaurs. Social media and particularly Twitter was the weapon Trump used to fight the mainstream media. Social media is the ultimate form of democracy in that it gives the underdog a vehicle to amplify his or her voice against a biased media that wants to suppress it.

– Senator Ben Murray-Bruce is the founder of the Silverbird Entertainment Group and the Senator Representing Bayelsa East
   
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There are plans to arrest Rivers Chief Judge – Wike

There are plans to arrest Rivers Chief Judge – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has raised fresh alarm that there are plans to arrest some senior judges in the state.

The Governor also said the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Adama Lamikanra Iyaye is one of the targets.

Wike in his speech to mark the commencement of the 2016-2017 Legal year in the state said he would resist any attempt to arrest or intimidate the judicary in his state.

He disclosed that unknown armed men were sighted in the home of tbe Chief Judge of the state at the wee hours of the night sometimes this week.

He asked the Commissioner of Police and the Director of DSS in the state to investigate the identities of the said armed men.

The Governor also took a swipe at the National Judicial Council, NJC, and the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, for bowing to pressure and allowing Judges and senior Judicial officers to be prosecuted by the Federal government.

He harped on the essential need for the independence of the Judiciary as an arm of government.

Wike also criticised the anti-corruption war of the federal government, stressing that it was lopsided and targeted at some people.

“The Judiciary must be convinced that the Law must take its toll on everybody, including the weak and the powerful.

“Unfortunately, recent happenings in the politiy has shown devious erosion of not only the rule of Law but also the Independence of the Judiciary.

“There is no reasonable Nigerian that does not support the on-going fight against corruption but it has become one of our challenges that undermines our potential for accelerated development.

“The provocative invasion and subsequent arrest and detention some certain judges and Justices of the Supreme Court at the dead of the night cannot be justified as appropriate in a decent society,” Wike said


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Shocking!!! Doctor Grows New Ear on a Man's Arm to Restore His Hearing After He Lost it in a Tragic Accident (Photos)

Shocking!!! Doctor Grows New Ear on a Man's Arm to Restore His Hearing After He Lost it in a Tragic Accident (Photos)

A plastic surgeon in China has successfully grown an artificial ear on a man's arm in a pioneering medical procedure, DailyMail reports.

A doctor in China has helped a man regain his hearing by growing an ear on his right arm after he lost it in a tragic accident.

The patient, surnamed Ji, lost his right ear in an accident and yearned to have it back, reports Huanqiu.com, an affiliation to People's Daily.

Doctor Guo Shuzhong from a hospital in Xi'an, China's Shaanxi Province, used Mr Ji's cartilage from his ribs to build the new ear; and he expects to transplanted the organ to the man's head in about four months.

According to the Huanqiu report, Mr Ji sustained serious injuries in the right side of his face in a traffic accident about a year ago. His right ear was torn from his face.

The man, whose age is not specified, has since received multiple surgical operations to restore his facial skin and his cheeks. However, he felt frustrated about losing his right ear for good.

The patient told a report from China News: 'I lost one ear. I have always felt that I am not complete.'

Shocking!!! Doctor Grows New Ear on a Man's Arm to Restore His Hearing After He Lost it in a Tragic Accident (Photos)


Having sought medical advice from multiple sources, Ji realised that it was impossible to restore his ear through conventional medical procedures as a substantial part of his right ear had gone missing.

Upon hearing recommendations, Mr Ji went to see doctor Guo Shuzhong, who works at the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi'an Jiaotong University in the city of Xi'an.

Doctor Guo, a renowned plastic surgeon, conducted China's first face transplant operation in 2006, according to China Daily.

After the initial check-ups, doctor Guo decided to carry out a three-step surgical procedure for Mr Ji.

In the first step, doctor Guo and his team embedded a skin expander under Mr Ji's right forearm.

Shocking!!! Doctor Grows New Ear on a Man's Arm to Restore His Hearing After He Lost it in a Tragic Accident (Photos)


In the second step, they took the cartilage from Mr Ji's ribs to fashion a new ear before planting the artificial organ in the patient's right forearm.

In the third step, which is yet to be carried out, the doctors are set to move the fully grown ear from Mr Ji's arm to his head using the vascular anastomosis techniques.

According to doctor Guo, the most difficult part of the procedure is the second step which had been applied on Mr Ji and was deemed a success.

The ear transplantation is expected to take place in three to four months when the artificial organ is fully grown.

Mr Ji told a reporter that the loss of his right ear had brought him inconvenience and that he wished to have a normal life after the surgery.
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Heartbreaking!!! Man Buries His Wife and 3 Children on the Same Day in Anambra (Photos)

Heartbreaking!!! Man Buries His Wife and 3 Children on the Same Day in Anambra (Photos)

Casket of the Nwigwes; Wife Francisca, and three children: Chisom, Ebubechukwu, Ifechukwu

In what will come across as a really heart-rending development, a man has buried his wife and kids in one day.

Five members of the Nwigwe family of Urunnebo, Enugwu-Ukwu, Njikoka Local Government who died in an accident have been buried.

The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano, speaking about the sad development, described the incident as a painful loss.

The governor who was represented by the Head of Service, Prince Harry Uduh stated this today at the burial of the victims including a wife, Francisca; three children: Chisom, Ebubechukwu, Ifechukwu and a house-help already buried at Ihiala her home town.

‎Consoling the bereaved the governor said:

"What can you tell a man that lost his wife and four children? It is a very painful loss. I believe in my heart that there is nothing God cannot do. He will surely give the family the fortitude to bear the loss."

The governor told the family that the government and Ndi Anambra are standing ‎with them at this moment of grief and assured that the state will render assistance to assuage their immediate needs.

In her condolence message, the Wife of the governor, Chief (Mrs.) Ebelechukwu Obiano, told the Mr. Hyacinth Nwigwe the husband who survived the accident, “take heart and be strong in faith because God in His infinite mercy kept you alife for a good purpose.”

The family was involved in a tragic road accident which left the husband, Hyacinth with broken leg on their way from Pilgrimage at Holy Land, Olo, Enugu State on September 16, 2016.

The Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Managing Director of Anambra Broadcasting Messrs. Emeka Ozumba and Uche Nworah from Enugwu-Ukwu were part of government delegation.

See more photos below:

Heartbreaking!!! Man Buries His Wife and 3 Children on the Same Day in Anambra (Photos)

(L-R): Representative of Anambra State Governor, Head of Service, Prince Harry Uduh condoling with the Mr. Hyacinth Nwigwe, flanked by Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media, Emeka Ozumba, and MD of ABS, Nze Uche Nworah at the burial of the Nwigwes at Urunnebo, Enugwu-Ukwu.


Heartbreaking!!! Man Buries His Wife and 3 Children on the Same Day in Anambra (Photos)

Heartbreaking!!! Man Buries His Wife and 3 Children on the Same Day in Anambra (Photos)


Cross-section of mourners
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Unbelievable!!! Popular Church Minister Caught Pants Down Having Gay S*x With Another Man In Delta (Photos)

Unbelievable!!! Popular Church Minister Caught Pants Down Having Gay S*x With Another Man In Delta (Phot

Collins Gideon was caught in the act

A church minister has shocked many people with his unbelievably randy act after he was found out to be gay.

A young man identified as Collins Gideon, has been caught having gay s*x.

A report shared by one Sapele Olofofo Unugbragada on Facebook, showed that Gideon is a church miniser and also a student of Delta State polytechnic.

According to the report, Gideon was caught pants down on Wednessday, 9th November, having s*x  with a fellow male.

Unbelievable!!! Popular Church Minister Caught Pants Down Having Gay S*x With Another Man In Delta (Phot


The report reveals that Gideon is not just a usual guy, he is actually a very popular, fire brand minister of the gospel in the Polytechnic.

He is also widely renowned for his great singing abilities which he uses to spread the gospel.

His being caught having gay s*x is therefore coming as a huge shock to many people.

They gay couple was caught in the act and were forced to pose for the camera for their pictures to be taken.

Unbelievable!!! Popular Church Minister Caught Pants Down Having Gay S*x With Another Man In Delta (Phot


The identity of Gideon's partner has not been revealed.

More details later...
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Police ban use of Spy police license plate numbers

Police ban use of Spy police license plate numbers

Nigeria Police Force

The police in Rivers State have banned the use of Supernumerary Police license plate number in the state.

A release by the police spokesperson in the state, Nnamdi Omoni, said that the commissioner of police has also banned private individuals and corporate organizations from using revolving lights atop their vehicles.

Mr. Omoni, a deputy superintendent of police, said that people were using spy plate numbers and revolving lights on vehicles, indiscriminately, to breach traffic regulations and perpetrate other criminal acts in the state.

“The Command is disturbed by this trend and henceforth warns those concerned to within the next seven (7) days remove the unauthorized Spy plate numbers and revolving lights or face Prosecution,” Mr. Omoni said, adding that police officers have been directed to arrest defaulters and impound their vehicles.

The police authorities in Abuja, last year, changed the uniform of the Spy police to grey and black trouser to distinguish them from the police.

The then Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, had said the measure was part of his administration’s “strategy of curtailing the activities of criminally minded persons who disguise in police uniform to perpetuate their nefarious activities”.

Supernumerary Police, otherwise known as Spy police, is a collection of security personnel recruited on temporary basis by the police authorities to fill the shortfall in the number of police officers.

They are assigned mainly to protect private or public properties – like banks, schools and multinational companies – and their services as spy police ends immediately their services are no longer required by the individual or organisation.
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2019: Atiku Dares Buhari, Set To cross His Party As Adamawa Govt Officially Kick-start 2019 Atiku For President Campaign

2019: Atiku Dares Buhari, Set To cross His Party As Adamawa Govt Officially Kick-start 2019 Atiku For President Campaign

In a daring manner, the Adamawa State government has declared  support  for the presidential ambition of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Chief of staff, Abdulrahman Abba Jimeta confirmed, report according to Daily Trust says

Adamawa state is a state controlled by the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, the same party President Muhammadu Buhari belongs, and may seek reelection in 2019

Speaking at the  flag-off of  the construction of Girei-Wuro Bokki road by Governor Muhammad Jibrilla on Thursday, the Chief of Staff said all elected and appointed officials in the state would work for Atiku as soon as he declares his intention to contest.

Our Source says, Abba Jimeta, who spoke in Hausa said " the entire Adamawa.state  government is firmly  behind the former Vice President .where ever he (Atiku) goes,the state government is behind him".

"From the Governor ,to the Deputy governor,the Secretary to the state government , the Commissioners ,the special advisers and special assistants and all other political appointees and members of the State House of Assembly are behind  Atiku Abubakar", he stated.

Extolling  the contribution of Atiku Abubakar to the economy of the state and to nation building, Jimeta said the people of Adamawa ought to reciprocate his generosity by supporting him.

He described Atiku as selfless politician who had never paved way for his children or close relation to gain political office.

" Such an important figure in Adamawa State, we as a government ,have nothing to pay him back, than to support all his,political ambitions and  to give him our support if he declares to run for any political  office".

In his speech, Governor Jibrilla commended President Mohammadu Buhari for his commitment to maintain security in the North-East, calling for public support for federal government agencies working in the state.

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar who was present at the ceremony extolled the developmental projects being executed by Governor Jibrilla, describing him as the best governor in the history of the state.


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