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‘You can’t beg for money then talk trash’… Tiwa Savage rants on Instagram

July 13, 2018

Tiwa Savage has come out to say people can’t beg her for money, then say bad things about her without expecting her not to get upset.

The ‘Ma Lo’ singer, who is signed to Mavin Records, vented on her Instagram story on Thursday about someone who begged her for money then went on to bad mouth her.

“Next time you think of sliding in my DM asking for money or anything remember your personal opinion and miss me with your bs,” she said without revealing who the messages were directed at.

“Wow they beg you for money today and tomorrow talk trash because it’s not personal, they just doing their job abi… okay blocked.

“Celebrities are human. You can’t beg for money then talk trash and expect me not to catch feelings.

“Like are you serious? F*** outta here with your bs.”

Earlier in the day, Savage announced she will be headlining her own concert at Indigo at the O2 in London in August.

It is common to find followers seeking financial assistance from celebrities on social media.

On other occasions, celebrities do giveaways of money and material items to appreciate their followers.

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Doctor shares testimony of his miraculous survival after tanker fell and crushed his car in the recent Ojuelegba incident (photo)

July 13, 2018

A doctor and his driver miraculously survived after his car was crushed when a tanker fell from the Ojuelegba bridge and landed on cars, killing commuters, on June 19, 2018.

Professor Olufemi Adetola Fasanmade was one of those affected in the crash. His car was badly crushed. But he and his driver managed to come out alive from the car.

Fred Chukwulobe, a friend of Professor Fasanmade, shared a photo of the badly damaged car and gave a testimony on behalf of the professor.

He wrote:

“MIRACLE STILL HAPPENS.

THANK GOD FOR MY DOCTOR AND FRIEND, PROF. Olufemi Adetola Fasanmade who miraculously survived this terrible accident. An articulated vehicle fell on top of his car, crushing it and not him.

He and his driver came out of this mangled car with minor injuries. Praise God.

Prof. Fasanmade, an endocrinologist and an amiable human being, treats my mother and my family. I recall each time I go visiting him, we discuss the challenges confronting our beleaguered nation. He’s so passionate about this country and will always tell me how he looked forward to the day our country will come out of the woods.

Unlike many doctors who see themselves as next to God, Prof. Fasanmade is approachable and is also ready to help at the shortest notice. He can diagnose and prescribe medicine for you in an emergency without asking for deposit. On many occasions and in crisis situations, he has had to come to my mother’s aid even without seeing her. Once she’s stabilised, he’d would ask that I bring her to the hospital for him to see and follow up.

You can imagine my excitement when I learnt he was the one in this car which was crushed by a care less articulated vehicle driver.

I am so overjoyed that I’m sharing this post in celebration of a miraculous survival of my dear friend.
I am so happy that he’s alive and well and will continue to provide healthcare to the people who rely on him in a country where healthcare provision is a tall dream.

Please join me in thanking God for their survival.

May God’s name be praised. Amen.

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Militants threaten to blow up properties belonging to Senators for cutting back funds from the 2018 National Budget

June 29, 2018

Some Niger-Delta militants have threatened to take actions against Senators from the region for irresponsible consenting to the cutback of funds allocated to key infrastructural projects for the region in the 2018 National Budget.

Below is a statement issued by the group after a meeting in Egbema, Delta state:

“The RNDA has declared all National Assembly members from the Niger Delta region as the true enemies of the development of the region and would deal decisively with them while their properties scattered across the Niger Delta region will receive a dose of our ravaging dynamites.

We note that the National Assembly members have not been able to attract projects but would sit down and fold their hands in the Green and Red chambers and superintend over reduction of funding for key projects attracted to the development of the long-neglected region by others.

It is shameful and abysmal failure on the part of our legislators in the National Assembly to sit down and endorse this injustice done to the people of the region when the President had already allocated funds for such projects with direct positive impact on the people.

It is totally unacceptable in this era as it will no longer be condoned for our elected representatives to pursue their personal interest to the detriment of the region’s development as was clearly displayed by former President Goodluck Jonathan in his epileptic six years reign while under his blind watch, allowed some of his ministers and cohorts to milk the wealth of the region dry without contributing any single project to the region.

We were totally taken aback over the reduction of funds allocated to the Nigerian Maritime University, Okerenko. This was one project that we sacrificed our lives in the creek to fight for, the second Niger bridge, the East- West road that cuts across all the Niger Delta states, which former President Jonathan and his PDP government could not complete among other critical projects by the National Assembly.”

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“Dear Nigerians, if prayers fixes countries, your country will be a world power”

June 29, 2018

Dear Nigerians, if prayers fixes countries, your country will be a world power.

I don’t know where to start from because there are a lot of things to talk about.

These few weeks, I sat down and questioned myself about my relationship with this country. Apart from being an abusive relationship, it drains you and leaves you without any strength.

Talking about abusive relationships on a generic sense; Many people are happy in abusive relationships because there are perks. Like the man that lives next to me who beats his wife but she drives the latest cars and wears designer clothes.

But the abusive relationship with Nigeria leaves you insane. Like, you legit walk around the streets of this country mad looking for who to transfer your aggression on!!

With all that has happened throughout this regime, I don’t think anybody in his clear senses will chose Nigeria as a country if he or she had the opportunity to choose.

The day Nigeria got eliminated from the World Cup, I wasn’t exactly pained. My friend called me and asked why I wasn’t showing pain or anger. He called me a hypocrite for crying when Liverpool lost to Real Madrid but being indifferent when “My” country lost. I laughed and told him that I didn’t make the choice to be a Nigerian. I made the choice to be a Liverpool fan. That’s the difference.

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This month alone, we have seen it all. We have looked terror in the face. we have never had this record of back-to-back pain. When you think you’re healing from the pain of yesterday, today a fresh pain begins. The map of this country is covered with sores. Deep smelly sores with pus.

I am trying too hard not to profile the happenings of this few weeks because profiling the death of people doesn’t resurrect them but we all know what we have gone through from the killings in the north, to the ojuelgba bridge accident, to yesterday’s inferno. We know this.

I want we Nigerians to know and understand that prayer is a beautiful thing but praying for Nigeria to get better without working towards it is like praying for snow during summer. You see how silly that is? Yes. That’s what we’re doing. Filling square holes with circle and triangular pegs.

Prayer doesn’t and won’t fix a country. Even in the Christian religion, it is often said that heaven helps those that help themselves. But here we don’t do Jack! We sit and pray from pain to pain disturbing God anyhow.

We prayed during the massacre in jos. Please tell me if God will leave everything he’s doing in heaven to come down to Nigeria just to help us do the right thing which is protest and demand answers from the government.

During the avoidable accident in Ojuelgba when a container fell down from a bridge and killed dozens of people. We prayed. For what?? For God to come down and inspect containers to see if they’re tied or if they are lose? For God to tell all the heavy duty trucks “I am God. Do not ply the road until it’s midnight”

During yesterday’s inferno a hashtag was trending #PrayforNigeria. I saw it and laughed. A country of prayer warriors with no result to show for it. The people who died yesterday, they prayed when the Jos massacre happened but guess what? They can’t pray again. We the living ones are making more mistakes by doing the prayer thing.

We want God to fight for us when all we do is stay behind our keypads and form pained with our big big English when we know that deep down it doesn’t mean anything!

Imagine living in a country where people lose their lives in numbers and all the flags aren’t flying half mast. Imagine living here and knowing that honestly your leaders don’t care about your existence!

If you die you die after all we are the most populous black nation.

Let us continue praying okay?

When we know that we have the power to walk to all the government houses and demand accountability. We can do this.

We can shut down all sectors until we see a change that appeals to us.

We can do a lot of fruitful things that will yield results but instead we chose praying.

Continue praying for Nigeria but I bet you. God doesn’t answer prayers of lazy people who think prayers are magic.

Written by Mark Anthony osuchukwu.

He is a social critic and writer. He can be reached via Markanthonyfoundation@gmail.com

He is on instagram as Onye_mark

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FG to begin transfer of $322m Abacha Loot to poor Nigerians in July (See Details)

June 29, 2018

The Federal Government says it will commence disbursement of the recovered $322 million dollars Abacha loot through Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) to 302,000 poor households in 19 states in July.

Mr Tukur Rumar, of the National Cash Transfer Office (NTCO), disclosed this at an event organised by the Swiss Embassy in Abuja yesterday June 28th.

According to Rumar, 19 states namely Niger, Kogi, Ekiti, Osun, Oyo, Kwara, Cross River, Bauchi, Gombe, Jigawa, Benue, Taraba, Adamawa, Kano, Katsina, Kaduna, Plateau, Nasarrawa, Anambra and Internally Displaced Camps (IDPs) in Borno are to benefit from the repatriated loot.

He noted that the benefiting households will be derived from the National Social Register (NSR) that the 19 states are already on and that each household would received N5000.

Meanwhile, the Swiss Ambassador to Nigeria, Eric Mayoraz has said that the $722 million of the Abacha loot that was hidden in Switzerland was fully repatriated in 2005.

He also said that the 322 million dollars that was repatriated in Dec. 2017, was money that was frozen by the Swiss Attorney-General, but was not domiciled in Switzerland, but in other countries, mainly Luxembourg.

He, however, said measures had been put in place to ensure that Swiss banks were not used to hide stolen funds from other countries.

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Kwam 1 De Ultimate visits Aso Rock, throws support behind President Buhari for Second Term

June 29, 2018

King Wasiu Ayinde Marshall a.k.a KWAM1 De Ultimate, has paid a visit to Aso Rock to see President Muhamamdu Buhari.

The visit of the singer comes weeks after KWAM1 had recently visited Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity at the seat of power in Abuja.
The musician had earlier released a special number, in which he threw his support behind President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office.
He also charged thieves and corrupt people to flee into the jungle, as Buhari would be their nemesis during his second term.
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Five Diabolic Things Yahoo Boys Now Do To Get Money

June 29, 2018

In recent times, Rich Nigerian youths with unknown source of income have become prominent in various communities around Nigeria.

These set of youths live lavishly, wear the latest designers, drive exotic cars and are celebrated often, but they mostly don’t have a legitimate source of income.
Most of these guys started with the usual ‘Yahoo Yahoo’ (Scamming white people), but it seems that isn’t just enough and they want it all, so they go through the dark route.

Some call it ‘Yahoo Plus’ Just recently, 14 Yahoo Boys were caught in the Ajah and Lekki Areas of Lagos by the EFCC, they were arrested and paraded after a tip off about their lavish lifestyle, but no legitimate source of income to back it up.

The were arrested with Luxury cars, Exotic laptops and Charms. The increase in devilish rituals explored by Yahoo boys in their chase for money is becoming rampant

Tough challenges in getting a regular ‘Maga’ to fund their lust for luxury and an extra comfortable life has encouraged them to give the fear-inspiring medium called Yahoo Plusa try.

Unfortunately, the occultic saviour offering financial upliftment has required ‘internet fraudsters’ to submit to jaw-dropping evil actions in their paper chase.

We have compiled a list of things fetish wealth seekers have done to get money.

See what Yahoo boys now do in order to keep making money since Yahoo no longer pays without going extra miles.

1. Eating Human Faeces

They eat it with bread in form of a sandwich Eeeew!!! That is a likely response when the idea of eating bread sandwiched with human faeces is considered but not to some Yahoo Boys.

A lady once overheard her ex-boyfriend in a conversation with pal who listened to him narrate his experience while eating the mixture which is believed to be one of the rights he needed to fulfill in a quest for money.

This is however minor compared to the next example.

2. Barking Once A Month As Part Of Money Ritual

A viral video of a Yahoo Boy captured as he barked like a dog for the purpose of money ritual is another cause for concern.

While his friends laughed at him in a living room, he continuously made sounds that resembled the animal. A feature that may make one wonder if he indeed is a dog.

The friends seemed unbothered as they laughed and cheered in the background. “Owo De” which means “Money has come”, can be heard in the background while the young man barked.

3. Black Magic ‘Oshole’, The Power Of Compulsion

The craft of a ‘Babalawo’, a pastor or a cleric, has helped some internet fraudster who patronise Yahoo Plus can help deliver to the money lovers the power to command a ‘client’ (person scammed) to their bidding.

This is an opportunity to cop some huge stash of American Dollars.

4. Wiping A Lady’s V*gina With Towel After Sex

It has been rumoured that some ladies in Nigeria are walking dead following encounters with youths who have looked to Yahoo Plus for money.

By wiping moisture from a woman’s v$gina after sex, it is believed that a wealth seeker is able to get what is desired after using the material in a ritual performed by a ‘Babalawo’ or any fetish lord.

5. Killing own Relatives For Money Rituals

Tunde Owolabi, also known as ‘Money Talks’, was captured in handcuffs as he crouched beside the corpse of a little boy reportedly 7 years old.

The image was provided in a post shared by Odueko Olumide John who expressed shock concerning the incident.

A grave-looking Owolabi had a look of intent as he tilted his neck sideways as if paying attention to a more serious reality.

There has been recent talk about Yahoo Boys on Social with many dismissing as robbers and others defending them.

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Lagos Tanker Explosion: Apostle Suleiman prophecy on certain “danger dates” surface online

June 29, 2018

A recording of some new prophecies by Apostle Suleiman has gone viral on social media following the fatal accident that occurred yesterday.

In the alleged voice note, the prophet mentioned about six or seven dates and asked Nigerians to be weary of the dates as they have dangers looming over them.

People are now beginning to take note of the dates especially after being coincidental with the recent Plateau mass killing and Fatal Otedola Bridge accident.

In the viral piece, the dates “23rd of June, Saturday, 28th of June, 12th of July, 3oth of July, 11th of August.” were noted and this warning followed “Don’t travel outside Lagos and into Lagos….”

See detailed screenshot below:

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EFCC Partners FBI To Fight Yahoo Boys

June 29, 2018

“Trends in global security denote that cyber crimes is the latest form of terrorism and corruption and this is a growing concern affecting all nations in the 21st century,” Ibrahim Magu, Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, said on Monday at the Commission’s Head Office, Wuse II, Abuja, while playing host to a delegation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI led by George Piro.

Mr Magu, while speaking through the Director of Operations, Mohammed Abbah, said the anti-graft agency in partnership with international agencies will leave no stone unturned in tackling menace as it posed a big threat to the global world.

“Petitions evolving from cyber crimes have been on the increase on the EFCC website. These scams are being duly investigated by the Cyber Crimes Unit with a view to bringing culprits to justice”, he said.

The anti-graft chief stressed the need for more international partners to tackle cyber crimes.

He appreciated the FBI for its “invaluable” support to the commission and called for sustained partnership.

EFCC Partners FBI

In his remark, Mr Piro who was excited to visit Africa for the first time, said the visit to Nigeria was borne out of the outstanding performance of the EFCC.

“The main purpose of my visit is to acknowledge the exemplary role EFCC has played and to thank you for the continuous partnership that has resulted in mutually beneficial rewards in the fight against corruption.

“The professionalism your team at EFCC has displayed is commendable; the impact of this is seen in the fortnightly briefs by the International Operations Division of the FBI which closely monitor the operations of the EFCC,” Mr Piro said.

He acknowledged the trend of cybercrime as “truly a global trend” adding that steps are being taken to address it.

His words: “We hope to eradicate cybercrime despite the challenges by getting the right (qualified and talented) work force and station them in United States of America as well as Nigeria.”

Mr Piro, an Assistant Director, International Operations Division, was accompanied on the visit by Jay Bernardo, his Special Assistant and Paula Parkinson, Legal Attaché, Abuja.

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Lagos Tanker Explosion: 3-year-old boy declared missing

June 29, 2018

A 3-year-old boy has been reported missing in the midst of the unfortunate tanker accident that happened at Otedola bridge, Berger on Lagos Ibadan Expressway, yesterday evening.

The boy in this picture is a three year old named Eyitayo. He was involved in the unfortunate tanker accident with his Mother, twin sister and the Driver at Otedola bridge yesterday evening.

They were a few cars away from the tanker when the explosion occurred. The Driver (Mr. Joseph) carried Eyitayo while the mother escaped with Eyitoke(Eyitayos Twin).

The where about of Eyitayo and Mr. Joseph is still unknown as all attempts to trace them at the scene of the accident proved abortive. Anyone with information should pls call 08033148161 or approach nearest police station.

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