Tuesday, May 11

Tag: Activism

I don’t like when people with a “status” speak about politics’: Zlatan Ibrahimovic takes aim at LeBron James’ political activism
Sport

I don’t like when people with a “status” speak about politics’: Zlatan Ibrahimovic takes aim at LeBron James’ political activism

AC Milan striker, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has taken aim at basketball great LeBron James' political activism saying he doesn't like when he speaks about politics. It's no news that the LA Lakers' superstar has been campaigning for social justice and change in the US and even helped mobilize voters for the November presidential election in the United States. Ibrahimovic, however, is not happy with influential figures branching into politics and wants athletes to stick to what they are good at. Speaking about the activism of athletes during a chat with UEFA and Discovery+ in Sweden, Ibrahimovic took aim at LeBron James' 'What he does is phenomenal, but I don’t like it when people with a certain "status" talk about politics,' he said. 'Do what you are good at. I play football be...
How Old Men Like Me Can Be Chased Out Of Politics – El-Rufai
Politics

How Old Men Like Me Can Be Chased Out Of Politics – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has given young persons the clue they can use in chasing “old men like me out of politics”. Speaking at ‘Radio Now’s Urgent Conversation’ in Lagos on Friday, he called on youths, corporate professionals and religious leaders to join active politics to contribute their quota and make the country work. El-Rufai also said protests or activism will not take anybody anywhere until good people surrender themselves for public service and endure the humiliation associated with serving fatherland. He said, “Good people must offer themselves for public service and suffer the indignity that we all suffer every day, we get abused, we get insulted, we get accused but we must have our best people in public service, we must have our bet people in polit...
75% of rape cases I’ve handled involve religious leaders – Foluke Daramola-Salako . .
Celebs

75% of rape cases I’ve handled involve religious leaders – Foluke Daramola-Salako . .

Nollywood Actress and founder of Passion Against Rape and Abuse Africa, PARAA, Foluke Daramola-Salako, during her conversation with Funmi Iyanda on Public Eye Live on Friday revealed that 75 per cent of the perpetrators of the rape cases handled by her NGO are religious leaders. . . “75% of the cases I have on my table are from religious leaders, and a lot of time, we don’t get to the end of it, because when we start, the family would come and tell us we should leave the religious leader to God.” . . Addressing the common ideology that indecent dressing is the cause for the rampant cases of rape in Nigeria; she said, “Nothing attracts rape, it is a sign of weakness. Why do they rape minors, teenagers, and even old women, is that also about indecent dressing?” “You hardly find rape ca...
No Artiste can reign forever – Ruggedman
Celebs

No Artiste can reign forever – Ruggedman

Nigerian rapper Ruggedman, in a new interview, has said that no artiste can reign forever. The veteran rapper made this statement while speaking with The Punch, where he talked about the time he held Nigerians by the jugular with his numerous hit songs, and how it seems he is no longer relevant as of today. “Everybody has his or her time. If people say I have not been ‘buzzing’ like I used to when I first came out, I would tell them that it is almost impossible for anybody to stay on top of the industry for such a long time. We all have our times to shine and it’s important to use it well. It is wrong for anybody to say I have not been consistent. I’m doing music and working with trending artistes; that is consistency. I have had songs with top artistes such as Wande Coal over the y...
Charly Boy Reveals Shocking Things About Deji Adeyanju In New Interview
Celebs

Charly Boy Reveals Shocking Things About Deji Adeyanju In New Interview

The last is yet to be heard about the controversy between Charly Boy and Deji Adeyanju over a suspected slush fund allegedly given to the former by Festus Keyamo. The money which runs into millions of naira was paid secure the political support of the 67-year-old Charly Boy for President Muhammadu Buhari while Deji Adeyanju languished behind bars for over 70 days. Charly Boy in his latest interview with Roots TV Nigeria has questioned the motivations of Deji Adeyanju and his foray into activism. He revealed in another interview that he will make fresh revelations about the controversy which is capable of shaking Nigeria. Here are 6 key things Charly Boy said about Deji Adeyanju during Roots TV interview: (1) Deji Adeyanju is a PDP poster boy. (2) Deji is passionate about ...
Be Prepared For 4 Years Of Activism – Adeyanju Tells Buhari
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Be Prepared For 4 Years Of Activism – Adeyanju Tells Buhari

Convener of Concerned Nigerians, Deji Adeyanju, who just regained freedom has told President Muhammadu Buhari to be prepared for another 4 years of activism Speaking in Abuja on Saturday, while reuniting with his family and friends, he described his detention as “Vitamin C that has re-energised and refreshed” him, Sahara Reporters report. He vowed to remain committed to holding government accountable and speaking the truth to power all the time. "For me, I am convinced that when you lock up an activist in prison, what you are doing is that you are just giving him Vitamin C so that he can be refreshed. So, I have gone in, I am refreshed, I am re-energised. So, government should prepare for four more years of activism," Deji added. Some inscriptions on the placards read ‘Acti...
The Future Awards Africa Announces 2018 Nominations
Entertainment

The Future Awards Africa Announces 2018 Nominations

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), Nigeria’s foremost youth awards, has announced its call for nominations for the 2018 edition. Building on the theme ‘Nigeria’s New Tribe’ launched in 2017, the 13th edition of the prestigious awards seeks to reward excellence by celebrating advocates, creators, and pioneers between the ages of 18 and 31 - young people who have made significant strides, defying the odds within the year under consideration. By driving sustaining positive change while ignoring tribal, economic uncertainty or religious differences, the new tribe is driven by their talent, commitment to hard work, and achievement in impacting the economy, the society, and rewriting the narrative. The awards have taken its mandate seriously, consistently presenting 105 positive role models ann...

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