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Man City Football  Five arrested after Man City fan attacked in Belgium service station
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Man City Football Five arrested after Man City fan attacked in Belgium service station

Five people have been arrested after a Manchester City fan was attacked while travelling home from Tuesday's Champions League game against Club Brugge. The Belgium-based supporter was attacked at a service station on the E40 motorway in Drongen. He was taken to a hospital in Ghent. Man City said they were "shocked and saddened" by the incident, while Club Brugge said they were "horrified". A statement from the East Flanders public prosecutor said: "A man wearing a Manchester City scarf had stopped his car at the highway parking in Drongen after the match and had gone to the shop. "According to the first findings of the investigation, his football scarf was taken in the shop by a suspect and he walked outside with it. Subsequently, the victim came into confrontation with so...
Eid-ul-Mawlid: Gov. Ugwuanyi felicitates with Muslims, calls for renewed faith in God, prayers
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Eid-ul-Mawlid: Gov. Ugwuanyi felicitates with Muslims, calls for renewed faith in God, prayers

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has felicitated with the Muslim faithful on this year’s commemoration of Eid-ul-Mawlid, calling on all Nigerians to renew their faith in God and intensify prayers for the country to surmount its challenges. In his goodwill message, Gov. Ugwuanyi urged Muslims and indeed all Nigerians to remain committed to the core values of the nation’s founding fathers so that the concerted efforts at sustaining the peace, unity and progress of the country will be fully actualized. The governor pointed out that the significance of Eid-ul-Mawlid anchored on love, sacrifice, obedience, tolerance and charity, as exemplified by the deeds and teachings of Holy Prophet Muhammad, is germane to the peaceful co-existence, unity and prosperity of Nigeria. Gov. Ugwu...
We have zero tolerance for sexual harassment – OAU VC
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We have zero tolerance for sexual harassment – OAU VC

The Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, has said the institution has zero tolerance towards any form of sexual harassment and other social vices on campus. Ogunbodede said this at the launching of the anti-sexual harassment policy of the institution on Wednesday in Ile-Ife. He said that the university found the policy imperative in creating a safe learning environment for all, even as no community was devoid of deviants. Ogunbodede noted, however, that OAU would continue to strengthen its resolve against sex-related vices. Also speaking, the wife of the Ekiti State Governor, Dr Bisi Fayemi, urged every tertiary institution across the country to emulate Obafemi Awolowo University by having a policy on sexual harassment and a ...
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Eid-el-Kabir: Atiku calls for end to killing of innocent Nigerians, hateful messages

A one-time presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has called for an end to the killing of innocent people and hateful messages in Nigeria. Atiku, in a statement to mark the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, said Nigeria needs to heal. In the statement he signed, the former Vice President said Nigerians should use the Eid-el-Kabir celebration to learn lessons of sacrifice, love and tolerance preached during the celebration. Atiku said Nigerians need to heal from all forms of mistrust and embrace mutual respect and tolerance. According to Atiku: “Eid-el-Kabir teaches and reminds us of the meaning of sacrifice, love and forbearance with God and in our relationships with one another. “The significance of the celebration is rooted in peaceful co-exis...
Jada Pinkett-Smith recalls health scare that made her turn her life around as she opens up about her past drug and alcohol addiction
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Jada Pinkett-Smith recalls health scare that made her turn her life around as she opens up about her past drug and alcohol addiction

Jada Pinkett Smith opened up about her past issues with drugs and alcohol, saying she’s a "walking miracle" after kicking her addictions. The actress made this revelation on her Facebook show, Red Table Talk. She said she drank so much that she developed a tolerance to solely drinking, so she started to combine wine or other alcohol with ecstasy and weed. "Drinking red wine for me was like drinking glasses of water," she said, "Because I’m used to that hard hit. I was drinking hard in high school, too, and when I got out here I was doing cocktails. So, ecstasy, alcohol, weed. Let me tell you, I was having myself a little ball." She continued: "I wasn’t doing things that I thought were addictive. But I would do those three together, that was my cocktail. Your threshold becomes...
FG declares Wednesday and Thursday public holidays
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FG declares Wednesday and Thursday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13, May, 2021 as Public Holidays to mark this year’s Eidul-Fitr celebration.   This is contained in a statement on Monday May 10, by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr. Shuaib Belgore.   The statement quoted the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola while making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government today in Abuja, as congratulating the Muslim faithful on the occasion.   Aregbesola, who believes that development cannot thrive in a rancorous atmosphere, urged all “Nigerians to be law-abiding and embrace the spirit of love, self-discipline, kindness, and tolerance, as taught by the Holy Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him)”.   Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the Musli...
NECO releases 2020 SSCE results
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NECO releases 2020 SSCE results

National Examinations Council (NECO) has released results of the 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination for External Candidates. Announcing the results at the Council Headquarters in Minna on Thursday May 6, NECO's Registrar/Chief Executive, Godswill Obioma disclosed that a total of 41,459 candidates registered for the examination, while 39,503 sat for it. In a statement issued by Head, Information and Public Relations Division of NECO, Azeez Sani in Abuja, the registrar explained that a total of 26,277 candidates obtained five credits and above including English Language and Mathematics while 34,014 candidates also obtained five credits and above irrespective of English Language and Mathematics. The Registrar who reiterated the Council’s zero tolerance for examination mal...
Passport Racketeering: Immigration officers to wear body cam – Aregbesola
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Passport Racketeering: Immigration officers to wear body cam – Aregbesola

Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola has announced that officials of the Nigeria Immigration Service will start wearing body cameras in a bid to put a check on passport racketeering in the country. Aregbesola who stated that the move was to permanently curb the complaints of difficulty in obtaining Passports from the NIS, added that it will get rid of touts in the system. Revealing that an ombudsman will also be created for members of the public to receive complaints and reports on officers trying to deviate from prescribed guidelines and subversion of the process, Aregbesola also disclosed that the cameras will detect and report any form of solicitations, inflation, improper communications, extortion, diversion, hoarding, and other corrupt practices. Timeline for collection ...
Four Churches in Ondo Sealed after their Pastors Were allegedly Caught Engaging in Fetish Activities
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Four Churches in Ondo Sealed after their Pastors Were allegedly Caught Engaging in Fetish Activities

Four branches of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church (C&S) in Ondo State have been sealed after the presiding Pastors were allegedly caught engaging in fetish activities. The President of the Ondo State Unification of Leaders of C&S, Primate Ade Ademisokun-Turton, who disclosed this to newsmen today April 7, said the churches were sealed to prevent the pastors from tarnishing the image of the church. Speaking at his installation as Baba Alakoso of Unification of Leaders of C&S , Ademusokun-Turton, said; “We may not be one in the past before, but now we are one body there were some people that want to join us and that is why we want to train them. Not too long ago, we sealed some Churches and they still remained sealed because they don’t know anything about C&S, we a...
Nigeria’s Democracy not complete without Tinubu – Sanwo-Olu
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Nigeria’s Democracy not complete without Tinubu – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has lauded the contributions of Bola Tinubu to the development of Nigeria, saying the country’s democracy cannot be complete without him. Sanwo-Olu made this known on Sunday via a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, while felicitating with the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on his 69th birthday. While describing Tinubu as a visionary leader and a rare mentor with exceptional abilities in various areas of human endeavours, he said the APC leader is a political pathfinder, nationalist and detribalised Nigerian, who has contributed in no small measure to the socio-political and economic growth of the state and Nigeria as a whole. “The story of...
Four Secondary School Students Handed Over to Police in Calabar over alleged Involvement in Cultism
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Four Secondary School Students Handed Over to Police in Calabar over alleged Involvement in Cultism

Four students of Government Secondary School, Akim Qua Town, Calabar suspected to be involved in cultism and other vices were handed over to a detachment of the anti-cultism unit of the Nigerian Police Force for interrogation. The students were bursted in the premises of the school after security agents were hinted about some disturbing trends they were engaged in which could have posed a serious threat. Speaking during the handover on Friday, March 5, the Special Adviser to Cross River State Governor on Education, Comrade Castro Ezama thanked the security agents for the timely intervention when contacted about the situation. Comrade Ezama while addressing students of the institution against all forms of criminality, noted that Governor Ben Ayade has zero tolerance for cul...
State Police will Happen Soon- Governor Akeredolu
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State Police will Happen Soon- Governor Akeredolu

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo state has disclosed that state police will soon become a reality. The Ondo state Governor said this at the swearing-in ceremony of his Chief of Staff, Chief Olugbenga Ale. Akeredolu who stated that only people who are ready to make genuine sacrifices and dedication would be engaged to serve in his second term, added that he won't be distracted. He said; “We are looking forward to state police. It will be soon. We have a lot of iron in fire that we must attend to. Only those who are ready for genuine sacrifices will be engaged by us. “We have already achieved some level of success in this regard in our First Term. We shall endeavour to build on this success in the next four years. “There will be zero tolerance for indolence. Nobody will ...
Hollyoaks actress, Rachel Adedeji Quits the Show after 4 Years Amid Racism Row
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Hollyoaks actress, Rachel Adedeji Quits the Show after 4 Years Amid Racism Row

Hollyoaks actress, Rachel Adedeji has quit the show after four years. The British-Nigerian actress, who plays Lisa Loveday on the Channel 4 soap, made the decision to leave the show last year and her exit was filmed shortly before lockdown, The Sun Online reported. Lisa's exit from the village will air in the next two months. A Hollyoaks spokeswoman told The Sun Online: "Rachel made the decision to leave Hollyoaks to pursue other opportunities earlier last year which saddened us at Hollyoaks as she is one of the leading cast members in the show. "However, the notice period did allow the writers time to give Lisa Loveday an extremely gripping exit storyline. "Viewers will see this story play out later this year as her final scenes were filmed shortly before lockdown.” ...
Eid-el-Fitri: Senate President, Lawan Urges Muslims To Pray For Nigeria
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Eid-el-Fitri: Senate President, Lawan Urges Muslims To Pray For Nigeria

Senate president Ahmed Lawan has taken to his official Twitter handle to wish Muslims a happy Eid-el-Fitri as they end their Ramadan fasting on Saturday. Lawan in his message urged Muslims to continue to observe the health precautions and sustain the acts of purity as they did during the holy month. “I felicitate with all Nigerians and in particular the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of this year’s Eid-el-Fitr which marks the breaking of fast and the end of the Holy month of Ramadan. “I congratulate the Muslim faithful on the successful completion of the fasting period despite the formidable challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic which stood between us and total observance of key rituals of the period. “Even as the holy month has ended, I enjoin us to continue to observe the health p...
FG Declares Monday and Tuesday Public Holidays
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FG Declares Monday and Tuesday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 25th, and Tuesday, May 26th, as public holidays to mark the Eldi Fitri Celebration. This was made known by Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in Abuja. Aregbesola congratulated all Muslim faithful for the successful completion of the Ramadan fast. A statement by the Director of Press in the Ministry, Mohammed Manga, quoted Aregbesola as calling on Muslim faithful to replicate the life of kindness, love, tolerance, peace and good neighborliness as exemplified by the Holy Prophet Muhammad.
COVID-19 Lockdown: NSCDC Commends Cross River Residents For Obeying Govt’s Directives
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COVID-19 Lockdown: NSCDC Commends Cross River Residents For Obeying Govt’s Directives

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has commended residents of Cross River State for complying with the stay-at-home order of the government. This comes amid efforts made by the Governor Ben Ayade’s administration to curtail the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state. Speaking to Channels Television on Sunday during a patrol in Calabar to monitor the level of compliance, NSCDC Commandant who doubles as a member of the State Task Force Committee on COVID-19, Elisha Danjuma, was satisfied with the situation. “I came out today to go around and see the level of compliance with the directive of His Excellency Professor Ben Ayade and we have gone around markets, mosques churches and we have seen the level of compliance and here. “I am in this beat because of the b...
Amara Nwosu’s Ex-husband Francis Van-Lare Reveals the reason his Five Marriages Ended in Divorce
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Amara Nwosu’s Ex-husband Francis Van-Lare Reveals the reason his Five Marriages Ended in Divorce

Francis Van-Lare, the ex-husband of relationship expert, Amara Nwosu's has been married and divorced five times. His marriage with Abuja-based Calabar-Tanzanian Architect in 2018 ended after seven months.     In response to a follower who asked why all his five marriages ended in divorce, the US-based Nigerian man said his marriages all ended for one and same reason: his "I can always catch another ‘Uber ‘" mindset - In other words, his lack of tolerance or patience in certain things because he knows that he can always find himself another woman. Read Francis Van-Lare's response below... ''The women did not complain and left as all of them except the one that beat me up are still my friends and I was the one that left in most cases and mutual in othe...
Ilaro Polytechnic Suspends SUG President Arrested During Cult meeting
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Ilaro Polytechnic Suspends SUG President Arrested During Cult meeting

The management of Federal Polytechnic Ilaro, Ogun State has suspended the President of the institution's Students Union Government [SUG] Adegboye Olatunji, following his arrest during a cult meeting over the weekend. Recall LIB reported earlier that Olatunji who was in the full regalia of the black axe confraternity, was arrested alongside one Olarewaju Taiwo during the initiation of new members into the dreaded cult after members of the public alerted the police. Reacting to the arrest on Monday February 10, the institution's Deputy Registrar Public Relations, Sola Abiola announced that the arrested SUG President has been suspended indefinitely over his alleged involvement in cultism. Sola said; “The suspension of Mr Adegboye is in line with the Act establishing the Polyte...
Aisha Buhari Holds Prayer Session For Nigeria In Aso Rock (Photos)
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Aisha Buhari Holds Prayer Session For Nigeria In Aso Rock (Photos)

President Buhari's Wife, Aisha Buhari held a prayer session for the nation in Abuja yesterday. She tweeted and shared some photos saying.. Today I hosted a special prayer session convened for the Nation. The event reviewed the importance of supplication for the nation's guidance and development, the event witnessed the presence of Islamic Scholars from across the nation. I appreciate the presence of scholars and high government officials that attended the prayer session I call on the Muslim Ummah to promote the spirit of tolerance, love, harmony, and peaceful coexistence among the people of different faiths in the nation.
FRSC Boss Issues Stern Warning To Corps Marshals, Reveals What Will  HappenTo Those Caught Collecting Bribe
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FRSC Boss Issues Stern Warning To Corps Marshals, Reveals What Will HappenTo Those Caught Collecting Bribe

Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Commission, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has warned officers and men of the corps to shun bribery and corruption on the highways or risk being sacked by the commission, Punch Metro reports. The Corps Marshal gave the warning on Saturday while speaking with journalists at the passing out parade of the 2019 Marshal Inspectors Basic Course which held at the NDLEA Regional Academy in Jos He said, “We are not saying that they are not collecting bribe, but if you collect and we catch you, that will be the end of your career” The Corps Marshal added “For long, I have been chairman of the disciplinary committee at the headquarters and I can tell you that those who are coming in (new recruits) are replacements for those people that have been sacked and some ...
NSCDC Arrest Pregnant Woman For Bunkery
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NSCDC Arrest Pregnant Woman For Bunkery

Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) have captured and strutted a pregnant widow and five others over supposed unlawful bunkering and clearance of tainted fuel, lamp fuel, and diesel in certain pieces of Bayelsa State. The suspects, recognized as Mrs Udumudeno Omenuwome, a pregnant lady, and Mr Yaya Anerohm, Lateefa Hamza, Ahmed Zibiri and Mr.Kelvin Owere, were captured at Trofani in Sagbama and Okaki intersection in Yenagoa, the Baylesa capital. They were captured with illicit items stacked in sacks evaluated to be 33,000 liters in volume with a market estimation of over N7million. The captured widow asserted she depended on the closeout of the corrupted item as a methods for job. While Oriade Clement asserted numbness of the ramifications of their follow up on the...
FG Declares Friday and Monday Public Holidays
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FG Declares Friday and Monday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, Public Holidays to mark the 2019 Easter celebration. Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, announced the holiday in a statement, quoting the minister on Wednesday in Abuja. The Minister of Interior, Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau(Rtd), who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined all Christians to emulate the exemplary attributes of Jesus Christ amongst which are tolerance, love and peaceful co-existence. He urged all Nigerians home and abroad to use the occasion to pray for the peace, unity and progress of our great country, irrespective of diversity in religious beliefs. Damb...
Senator Shehu Sani Donates $1000 To Nigerian Authors
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Senator Shehu Sani Donates $1000 To Nigerian Authors

Sen. Shehu Sani has donated one thousand dollars to the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA) for its 2019 Poetry prize. Sani is the APC senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly in Abuja. Denja Abdullahi, the President of ANA in a statement issued on Wednesday in Abuja, described the money as an endowment for the ANA Poetry Prize. “In a message Sani expressed his desire to jerk up the prize money which was N100, 000 to one thousand dollars for a poetry collection `Published and unpublished’. “That evokes or denotes peace, tolerance, social justice and egalitarianism. “By this endowment, the winning work this year will be rewarded with the sum of one thousand dollars. “It should be recalled that the poetry prize has been one of the m...
It’s Zero Tolerance on Bribery, Says Nigeria Referees Boss
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It’s Zero Tolerance on Bribery, Says Nigeria Referees Boss

The President of the Nigeria Referees Association (NRA), Tade Azeez, has insisted the body will take the necessary steps to enforce its ‘zero tolerance’ towards corruption. His comments come after the NRA suspended 18 match officials as it investigates alleged misconduct. “The referees’ body strongly adopts a very serious zero tolerance to corruption and bribe taking in the system,” he said, “We can be proud to state that in the past four years, there has never been an established case of bribe taking raised against Nigeria referees both at home and international levels.” The referees were initially removed from the list of officials for the week 10 fixtures in the Nigerian top-flight, but the suspension will continue during the probe. “We have issued a statement to that...
FIFA Investigating Sex Abuse Claims On Afghanistan Women’s Team
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FIFA Investigating Sex Abuse Claims On Afghanistan Women’s Team

Football’s world governing body FIFA is looking into claims of sexual and physical abuse on the Afghanistan national women’s team, it confirmed in a statement Saturday. The allegations against officials including the Afghanistan Football Federation’s president Keramuddin Karim were reported in Britain’s Guardian newspaper. The AFF has “vigorously” rejected claims. “The serious subjects mentioned are being looked in to by FIFA,” the global body said in a statement, adding that it has a “zero tolerance policy” on such violations. Given the sensitivity of the allegations, particularly in deeply conservative, patriarchal Afghanistan, it said it was addressing the matter in a “do no harm” way and working with reputable entities to establish the fac...
Eid el Maulud: Ugwuanyi Felicitates With Muslims
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Eid el Maulud: Ugwuanyi Felicitates With Muslims

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has called on all Nigerians to remain prayerful and committed to their abiding faith in God for the sustenance of peace, unity and progress of the country. In his statement Eid el Maulud message, Ugwuanyi who felicitated with President Muhammadu Buhari and other Muslim faithful, noted that the occasion was another opportunity to continue to uphold the deeds and teachings of the Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH), which border on faith, sacrifice, obedience, love, tolerance, charity and peaceful co-existence, among others. The governor therefore, stressed that “our collective faith in God and supplication for His grace, peace and progress of the country” remain the ultimate goal for the full actualisation of the lofty d...
By-Elections Victory Attests to Our Popularity, Says APC
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By-Elections Victory Attests to Our Popularity, Says APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that its victories at the weekend’s by-elections in Katsina, Bauchi and Kwara States are yet another solid expression of the continued popularity of the party and President Muhammadu Buhari. In a message to the Muslim faithful on the occasion of Eid-el Maulud, the party urged Nigerian electorate to be prepared to elect good leaders at all levels of governance in next year’s general elections. APC said with the official flag off of political campaigns ahead of the 2019 general elections, Nigerians must be ready to make the right choices in who leads them at all levels of governance. On the APC 2019 manifesto which was formally launched on Sunday, the party said the electorate had the opportunity to assess it and decide what they want. ...
I was born a Muslim – Omotola says, preaches religious tolerance
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I was born a Muslim – Omotola says, preaches religious tolerance

Nigerian movie star, Omotola Jalade-Ekehinde has revealed she was born a Muslim but practices Christianity. The actress who looks stunning in a Muslim regalia used the opportunity to preach religious tolerance. She wrote Although I was born Muslim… Today I practice Christianity However, growing up in Kaduna … I’ve witnessed some horrors that eyes should Never see… All because of Religious divides and intolerance… Faith should make us better Humans… Any Act that does not show love does not serve God or Humanity. Love your Neighbour …. AS YOURSELF. Peace.
Beautiful Nollywood Star, Ebube Reveals Why Actresses Become Victims Of Sexual Harassment
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Beautiful Nollywood Star, Ebube Reveals Why Actresses Become Victims Of Sexual Harassment

Nigerian movie star, Ebube Nwagbo has spoken out why some actresses become victims of s*xual harassment in the industry. Ebube Nwagbo Ebube Nwagbo, the multi -talented Nollywood actress cum producer, has explained that the general saying that the only way to the top in the entertainment industry is to sleep your way up there, is not applicable to her and lots of other movie stars. She made this assertion in an interview with YawNaija. Hear her: “Well, that’s not true, how many people do you want to sleep with in the world. These claims are not for me, and I know its not also for so many other hardworking actresses.   "In a male and female dominated industry, things like this would always come up, so I’m not surprised.   "Before now, Nollywood started as a male d...
Use The Social Media Intellectually, Carefully NYSC Boss Cautions Corps Members
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Use The Social Media Intellectually, Carefully NYSC Boss Cautions Corps Members

Dutse – Alhaji Ibrahim Muhamad, state Coordinator of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Jigawa, on Monday, warned corps members to avoid careless usage of the social media, as it could endanger their service. File: NYSC members Muhammad gave the warning during the combined passing out Parade (POP) of Batch B stream two, of NYSC members for Jigawa and Yobe state, at the Gen.Yakubu Gowon Camp, Dutse. “I urge you to intellectually and carefully use the social media, as careless usage of it will endanger your service year. “As you are prepared to start your service year, let it be known that the issue of discipline shall not be compromised in any way. “It is exceptionally important that you adhere strictly to the NYSC rules and regulations which have been codified in the NYSC la...
Plus Size Model Thick Leeyonce Has Zero Tolerance For Body-shaming Trolls
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Plus Size Model Thick Leeyonce Has Zero Tolerance For Body-shaming Trolls

Photographer and plus-size model, Thick Leeyonce is unapologetically proud of her curves and has a no-nonsense approach to anyone who tries to get her down. The university student has become a voice of motivation for plus-size women with over 200 000 followers on Instagram and 102 000 on Twitter. But there will always be hate... She told Sowetan that she has no patience for body shaming on social media, because people just want to drag her into their own self-hatred. "Some people are not comfortable with seeing someone who is comfortable in their own skin and I have learnt that some people go out of their way to try and put me down or bring me down to their level of self-hatred. But I have learnt that misery loves company, and I choose not to feel bad about myself because of so...
Saraki Preaches Peace, Tolerance As Muslims Celebrate Eid El Fitr
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Saraki Preaches Peace, Tolerance As Muslims Celebrate Eid El Fitr

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Muslims on the successful completion of a month-long Ramadan fast while urging all Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of tolerance, peace, patriotism as a way of building a strong and united nation. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, to commemorate the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations, Dr. Saraki says only tolerance, a stronger sense of patriotism and love for one another will help the country sail through the present and multiple agitations confronting her. He called on Nigerians to put the love of the country over and above the individual and sectional interests. He charged Nigerians to embrace peace and dialogue in resolving contentious issues. Dr. Saraki reassured Nigerians that the ...
Ajimobi Tasks Muslim Faithfuls On Hard Work, Tolerance
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Ajimobi Tasks Muslim Faithfuls On Hard Work, Tolerance

The Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, has tasked Muslim faithful and Nigerians in general to reflect on the essence of the holy month of Ramadan and its message of tolerance as well as forgiveness of sins for better living. The Governor, who spoke through the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Olalekan Alli, stated this at the 38th Ramadan lecture of Ansarudeen Society, Ibadan Zone held at Ansarudeen Islamic Centre, Liberty Road, Oke-Ado, Ibadan. He admonished Muslims not to abandon the lessons of Ramadan by remaining within the virtues of the Holy Months and tolerating one another. Governor Ajimobi stated further that his government would not relent in its efforts in ensuring the sustenance of the ongoing infrastructural revolution in the state as well as the economi...

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