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Beautiful Lady who Fries Garri and Farms for a Living Goes Viral as she Transforms into a Beauty to “Spend” her Money
Lifestyle

Beautiful Lady who Fries Garri and Farms for a Living Goes Viral as she Transforms into a Beauty to “Spend” her Money

A beautiful Nigerian lady has gone viral after she shared what she does for a living. She tweeted photos of herself "making money" and "spending money". The photos show that she farms and then fries garri to make money. Another photo shows her looking flawless while slaying as she "spends money". Her tweet got over 33,600 likes and more than 4.4 Twitter users retweeted her post. See more below.  
Northern Traders To Resume North To South Movement As Yahaya Bello Intervenes
Politics

Northern Traders To Resume North To South Movement As Yahaya Bello Intervenes

After about six days, the Leadership of Cattle and Foodstuff dealers under the aegis of Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, on Wednesday, agreed to resume the movement of food supplies from the northern part of the country to the southern region. It was gathered that the agreement was reached when the leadership of the trade union met with Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State in Abuja. Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode was also at the meeting. About a week ago, northern traders had embarked on strike over the alleged killing of their members in the southern part of the country. Prices of food commodities like pepper, tomatoes, beef, yam, garri, amongst others, had gone over the roof with many southerners groaning and complaining about the incr...
Cannabis Hidden in Sacks of Garri Intercepted by NDLEA
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Cannabis Hidden in Sacks of Garri Intercepted by NDLEA

Eighty-three (83) kilograms of cannabis sativa concealed inside sacks of garri has been intercepted by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Edo State. NDLEA Edo State Commander, Mr. Buba Wakawa who announced the latest operational breakthrough said the drug seizure took place at Aviele trailer park, Etsako West Local Government Area of the State.   Wakawa said;   “Officers attached to the Auchi Area command acting on intelligence report raided the popular trailer park at Aviele where the dried weeds of cannabis hidden inside eight (8) sacks of garri were intercepted while preparing to smuggle the drugs out of the State. This is a very successful operation and I commend the officers for their commitment and ingenuity”. The NDL...
“No Matter How Much Money I Have In This World, I’ll Always Drink Garri” Moyo Lawal Declares
Celebs

“No Matter How Much Money I Have In This World, I’ll Always Drink Garri” Moyo Lawal Declares

Moyo Lawal is a successful Nollywood actress and business woman. She’s into cosmetics. One of her recent films is” code defiled” which she starred alongside Sandra Okunzuwa. Point is,she has money right? I thought at that level it’s all shawarma and pizza. They still have time for good old garri. It’s more interesting than it’s hilarious. Why would a celebrity drink garri sef? What happened to flakes? It simply means she’s real to the core. Some do, but would never say it openly so no one says trash about them. On the contrary, I’d give her a hi five right now. Screenshot below and how actress Mary Lazarus reacted to it:  
Stop Drinking Garri – Medical Expert Cautions Nigerians
Health

Stop Drinking Garri – Medical Expert Cautions Nigerians

Nigerians have been cautioned from consuming soaked garri. This call was made by Dr Boniface Okolo, the director of Public Health, Enugu state. According to him, this must be done on order to avoid contacting Lassa fever. The medical doctor gave the warning when he spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Saturday, January 18. He argued that rats are most times in contact with garri and that the rodents are the cause of the disease, Daily Trust reports. Going further, he said the consumption of garri must be discouraged. He pointed out that adding hot water would have killed the bacterial causing the disease.
Osun State Government Warns Against Using Paracetamol, Bleach To Process Garri
Health

Osun State Government Warns Against Using Paracetamol, Bleach To Process Garri

The Osun State Government has called on caterers and food vendors in the state to stop the dangerous act of using paracetamol to tenderise meat and also the use of ‘hypo’ a bleaching detergent for cassava processing to induce ‘whiteness of fufu and garri.’ The warning was issued in Osogbo at a joint news conference addressed by the Special Adviser on Public Health, Pharmacist Siji Olamiju and the state Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode on the harmful effects of the illicit acts on vital organs of the body such as the liver, kidneys, heart and the small intestines. Olamiju disclosed that the dangerous trend in public health was recently uncovered by the state public health surveillance volunteers who were assigned to visit primary health centres a...
Garri And Fried Fish Served As Refreshment At A Wedding Reception In Lagos
Lifestyle

Garri And Fried Fish Served As Refreshment At A Wedding Reception In Lagos

A Nigerian wedding ceremony decided to deviate from the norm of jollof rice and chicken as its delicacy by serving an unconventional meal of Garri and fried fish. the marriage visitors have been dealt with to a unique meal of Garri soaked in water (not eba) and fried fish to accompany it. The food association courtesy of @ofadaboy on Instagram has been applauded via many. A quick examine his web page suggests that he offers on numerous Nigerian neighborhood food, spiced up and served in an exciting way; changing the way how Nigerians see meals. What do you observed? like the concept?
Taribo West reveals how a Politician asked to join a Cult to get Power and Position
Sport

Taribo West reveals how a Politician asked to join a Cult to get Power and Position

Ex-Nigerian Footballer, Taribo West has opened up in a new interview with Tana Aiyejina on how a politician once asked him to swear allegiance to a cult to get power and position in the country. Taribo was asked if he believes the reason why sportsmen and women are excluded from sports administration is because they lack educational qualifications. He said: That’s total rubbish; nonsense. How educated are those in FIFA? In Nigeria, is it every politician that went to school? Some can’t even write their names. But it’s only in my country that those in positions use demonic criteria to keep people away. In other countries, if you are competent for the job, they will give it to you. We’ve got lots of ex-footballers who are graduates, lawyers, doctorate degree holders these days....
Nigerians Queue To Buy Made-In-Ghana Garri
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Nigerians Queue To Buy Made-In-Ghana Garri

Some Nigerians were seen on the scrambling for ‘Made in Ghana Garri’ at the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the product, which was neatly packaged in a 125 grammes sachet and labeled “Crispy Gari Mix’’, was on display at Ghana stand at the Fair. The product was mixed with groundnut and sugar and was being sold for N170 per 125g at the stand. NAN reports that many Nigerians were seen waiting patiently for their turns to buy and taste the Garri packed in an attractive blue and white sachets. The Commodity Manager, Mr Ernest Boateng, said he was highly impressed with the sale within two days of showcasing the product in Nigeria. “I am surprised at the high patronage between yesterday and today, amongst other product we brought...
Lady Narrates How Boyfriend’s Mum Tested Her With Cassava Peeling Task
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Lady Narrates How Boyfriend’s Mum Tested Her With Cassava Peeling Task

A lady has taken to twitter to share her experience with her boyfriend’s mum with her followers on Twitter. According to the lady, the woman tested her with cassava peeling task when she went visiting. She later realised it was a test after the woman called her 8 months later to confirm why she didn’t marry her son, which she told her she couldn’t marry into a poor family, but it was all a test. She wrote: “I’ve followed a guy to their house before and his mother tested me. I passed her test with flying colours. When she called me 8months later to ask why I refused to marry her son, I looked her dead in the eye and told her, I cannot marry into a poor family. God, it felt good. This woman saw me with my long ass acrylic and asked me to peel cassava, her young ...
I Didn’t Kill My Wife, I Only Slapped Her – Lekan Shonde Speaks In Court
Love, Sex & Relationship

I Didn’t Kill My Wife, I Only Slapped Her – Lekan Shonde Speaks In Court

53-year-old dockworker, Lekan Shonde, who is facing trial for allegedly beating his banker wife to death, on Wednesday, told an Ikeja High Court that he didn't kill his spouse.   The couple Lekan Shonde, a depot worker in the Apapa area of Lagos State on Wednesday denied killing his wife, Ronke, saying he only slapped her a day before her corpse was found, PUNCH Metro exclusively reports. Lekan is standing trial for the alleged murder of Ronke before a Lagos State High Court in Ikeja. 51-year-old Lekan had allegedly beat his wife to death at their home in the Egbeda-Idimu area of Lagos State. He was alleged to have locked the door on the corpse and their two children before the incident was discovered by a nanny and later reported to the police. At the Wednesday proc...
House Of Reps Member, Julius Pondi Shares N200 Sachet Of Garri To His Constituents In Delta
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House Of Reps Member, Julius Pondi Shares N200 Sachet Of Garri To His Constituents In Delta

Hon. Julius Pondi, member representing Burutu Federal Constituency in Delta State was pictured sharing sachet garri among some of his constituents while on a boat cruise. According to report, the content of the sachet is not more than half basket of garri which goes for N200 market price. It would therefore not be out of place to say that the honourable member is giving out 200 naira each  to few of his constituents.
“There Was A Time I Didn’t Have Garri To Drink…” – President Buhari’s Photographer Reveals
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“There Was A Time I Didn’t Have Garri To Drink…” – President Buhari’s Photographer Reveals

President Buhari’s official photographer, Bayo Omoboriowo shared a bit of his grass to grace story last night on Instagram. According to him, ‘Incase you don’t know, I have suffered very well in my life o..I cried at a time in my life cos I didn’t have garri to drink, my allowance in Unilag days was N2000 per month. I have also hawked pure water before and at different times it looked as though I was never going to be great’ Then he added that, ‘today I look back at all those days and smile cos God has been super good to me. I am so convinced and excited about tomorrow cos I know the path of the righteous is like shining light and it shines brighter and brighter everyday. Don’t give up, your light would shine and you shall be celebrated. Trust God and Trust your Unique Journey!’. ...
Science Student: Man Tied Up After Overdosing On Tramadol In Lagos
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Science Student: Man Tied Up After Overdosing On Tramadol In Lagos

A man had to be taken to a hospital after overdosing on Tramadol on Sunday in Lagos. The “science student” went berserk after taking excess of the opioid pain medication in a fruitless attempt to get high.  He had to be restricted by being tied up by people around as he behaved strangely in public. Water was poured on him and food (garri) given to him as those who tied him up did all they could to bring him back from the “excited state”. According to an online user, the young man was later taken to the general hospital in Lagos where he was treated.
Akwa Ibom To Import 2000 Cows From Mexico
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Akwa Ibom To Import 2000 Cows From Mexico

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has said that his administration will establish a ranch in Uruan area of the state that would accommodate about 2,000 cows to be imported from Mexico. The governor made this known at the flagg off of an improved cassava stem plantation with the aim of crashing the price of garri, a local food made from cassava tuber. He said the process of acquiring the cows was underway and his government would ensure fresh milk for Akwa Ibom people as against evaporated milk. “Fresh milk is more nutritious and will enhance good health and growth among the people of the state,” he said, adding that consultants were working hard to get the projects started. The cassava plantation, located in the Okobo Local Government Area of the state, is among the pet...
Nigerian Man Reveals The Reason Behind The Killing Of A 7yr Old Boy Who Allegedly Stole Garri In Lagos
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Nigerian Man Reveals The Reason Behind The Killing Of A 7yr Old Boy Who Allegedly Stole Garri In Lagos

As shared by Ogbuanya Bill... 'THE REAL STORY BEHIND THE ALLEGED "7 YEAR OLD" BOY WHO WAS TORTURED AND BURNT TO DEATH IN LAGOS... First of all the boy in question is not 7 years old as broadcasted by everyone on the Internet but a small man who is in his mid twenties. I wondered how such a person can be 7 years old because I watched so many of his pictures and videos where he was being lynched by the mob, I was sure he wasnt less than 20 years from what I observed and saw... Secondly the boy is a notorious criminal who is a senior member of a gang that has being terrorizing the people of a community called Alafia in Lagos State, they have robbed many people blind, maimed, injured and even killed people including a young boy of 17 years who refuse to surrender his mobile phone to t...

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