2023 Presidency: Anybody deceiving you can continue deceiving you! (2)

By Tiko Okoye In Part 1 of this series, I established the concrete foundation for preening myself on the 100-percent manifestations of my predictions of outcomes of presidential elections in Nigeria since 1999. I’m very much, in intent and purpose, in the same place as the metaphorical red-neck lizard that rather immodestly nods its head in self-acknowledgement of its dexterity in landing on all fours on the ground from a dizzying height when nobody else deigns to applaud the feat. The Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary defines electioneering as the activity of making speeches and visiting people to try to persuade them to vote for a particular politician or political party in an election.” Vote is defined as “a formal choice that is made in an election in order to choose or decide something.” Public opinion is defined as “the opinions that people in society have about an issue.”   We are in the digital age hence any candidate and/or party that has mastered how to leverage on what has become a very powerful, if not the most powerful, tool for influencing …

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Nigerian polytechnic bans pregnant students, newborn babies from campus

The Polytechnic, Ibadan, has banned pregnant female students and nursing mothers from bringing babies to classrooms and hostels. The polytechnic’s decision was disclosed in a morality code signed by its governing council. The polytechnic said students hugging each other publicly on campus would be suspended for one semester. Adewole Soladoye, the polytechnic’s spokesman, confirmed the strict morality code. “The school is not a nursing home. Is it right to bring babies into lecture rooms? It is definitely a distraction. “They are free to have babies. But they should look for a childcare facility for their babies,” he said. The school governing council said certificates would only be awarded to students “upright” in their academic pursuit and moral conduct, urging them to shun indecent dressing. The institution’s official memo titled; ‘THE POLYTECHNIC, IBADAN, INDECENT DRESSING/POSTURE NOTICE TO NEW AND RETURNING STUDENTS’ reads; Certificates of The Polytechnic, Ibadan, are awarded to Students found worthy in both academic pursuits and good character. Students are required to abide by the Institution’s Standard and code of conduct, of which Indecent Dressing/Posture is one. The Management, on behalf of the Governing …

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“Marry Him”- Fans Gush Over The Adorable Moment Yemi Alade Sang For Man During Concert

Afrobeat song writer, Yemi Alade recently took out time to connect with a male fan that attended her concert in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. The singer took to her Instagram page where she shared a video of the moment she got to know more about the man by asking for his name and country.PROMOTED CONTENT Yemi Alade upon realizing that he is from Kenya proceeded to do a quick rendition for the man who was undeniably touched by the rare gesture. She captioned the post: “FIND SOMEONE INTHE AUDIENCE AND MAKE A CONNECTION ❤️#POSITIVEVIBES #GOODENERG #AFRICANBADDIE” As expected, several heartwarming comments trailed the video with fans drooling over Yemi’s rare display.

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I’m Hoping To Find The Love Of My Life Before 2022 Ends – Don Jazzy Says

Famous musician and producer, Don Jazzy has revealed he’s still expecting to find love before the end of the year. He made the revelation in a TikTok video. According to him, he’d continue to search for it till the end of the year. He shared an hilarious TikTok video that sees his image sailing in a boat with sweat dripping down his face like one who’s exhausted from his mission. The video which and Celine Dion’s “My Heart Will Go On” playing in the background also held the words, “Still searching for love before the end of 2022. While it’s caption read: “Na only God know where this canoe dey carry us to o.”

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‘I don’t want to have a child or get married again’ – Princess Shyngle warns potential lovers

Gambian-born actress, Princess Shyngle has sent out warnings to her potential lovers announcing her new relationship rules. The actress who had revealed that she had an abortion after she was diagnosed with ectopic pregnancy via her verified Instagram page on Wednesday stated that she doesn’t want to have kids or give marriage another shot. Through her post, the actress further urged the potential lovers to feel free to cheat on her with a male or female lover. She added that she’s only after having a good time on the bed as well as a man that would foot all her bills . She wrote: “The thought of me ever getting married again makes me sick to my stomachI don’t ever want to get married again. So if we’re dating Dont be calling and texting me everyday, once a week is good enough. Dont ever introduce me to any of your friends or family members. Don’t you dare try to propose to me cuz that will be the last time you will ever hear from me again. I don’t care if …

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27-year-old Yahoo Boy Beats Girlfriend To Death In Ogun State (Photo)

Men of the Ogun State Police command have arrested a 27-year-old suspected Yahoo boy, Obeta John for killing his girlfriend.  He was apprehended on Tuesday, November 29 after he allegedly killed his girlfriend, one Idowu Buhari, an HND1 Mass Communication student of Gateway polytechnic Saapade.  The spokesperson of the state police command, SP Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the arrest, said the suspect was picked up following a distress call received at Ode-Remo divisional headquarters, that one Obeta John, who resides at No 3, Mojubade compound, Eredu Ishara, locked his girlfriend inside his room and had started beating her, and hitting her head against the wall. All efforts made to persuade him to open the door proved abortive.  ”Upon the distress call, the DPO Ode-remo division, CSP Fasogbon Olayemi quickly led his men to the scene where they met the victim in the pool of her blood after forcing the door opened. The victim was quickly rushed to State Hospital Ishara,but was pronounced dead by doctor on duty.’ the statement reads. He said the suspect who is an indigene of Enugu state was …

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My Mother by Age 37 Has Already Lost Two husbands -Onyeka Onwenu

Onyeka Onwenu, the Popular Nigerian songstress, has recounted how her mother lost her husbands at a very young age. The song writer revealed how her late mother lost two husbands before she married her late father at the age of 37. In a chat with a news outlet, Onwenu narrated her late mother Hope Onwenu’s ordeal and sacrifice in ensuring her children have a better life. Onwenu, who lost her mother 12 years ago at the of 92-year-old, described her as a strong, powerful, and incredible woman. She wrote: “My mother, by aged 37, has lost two husbands. The first husband died just a year after the marriage,” she began. Furthermore, the singer who is also the mother of two said: “My mother had my elder sister just 8 days after her husband died. And the family took the child away from her because she refused to marry her late husband’s younger brother. So, she could not have access to her daughter for many years” “After some years, she was also married to one of the wealthiest men in town but at the …

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Release Nnamdi Kanu Unconditionally — Bianca Ojukwu Tells Buhari

Mrs. Bianca Ojukwu, wife of the late Biafran leader, Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu has called for the immediate release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra. She made the call in Owerri over the weekend at the 11th Memorial Lecture of Dim Chukwuemeka Odimegwu Ojukwu. According to her, “there cannot be any cogent reason for defying orders made by courts of competent jurisdiction in the land, as it will amount to self help”. Mrs. Ojukwu said: “I plead with the Federal Government to let Mazi Nnamdi Kanu have his freedom. I call for his unconditional release from prison. We are in a democracy. No country that brazenly hold its citizens in captivity, ever progresses, develops or creates the spirit of patriotism in the citizenry. “Nobody can hold the Igbo spirit down. This is one truism many people have refused to appreciate. Ndigbo have always opted to hold our heads held very high, than to die on our knees, begging. “At no time in Igbo history, have we seen the type of brutality and wickedness, like we are seeing now. Nigeria …

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What Sammie Okposo told me about his wife before he died – Gospel singer, Sonnie Badu reveals

Nigerian gospel singer, Sonnie Badu, has applauded Ozzy Okposo, wife of the late gospel singer, Sammie Okposo for standing by him before his demise. . He wrote: “I just want to say thank you to Mrs. Okposo. You are a good woman. You stood behind your husband until the end. He said so many good things about you in his challenging moments. “Thank you, thank you, thank you for covering him when he needed it .. Rest well #LandLord. RipSammieOkposo.”

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“Since she start to dey grow nyash, person no dey fit see road again” – Lizzy Gold faces backlash over see-through outfit [Video]

Nollywood actress, Lizzy Gold stirs backlashes following a video of herself rocking a see-through outfit that found its way to the internet. In the video, the mother of two donned a transparent black gown that gave a good view of her derriere. The actress could be seen walking up the stairs as she was being filmed from behind. In reaction to the video, fans tackled Lizzy Gold for rocking such see-through material and still posting it for public view. See reactions below: Florajames wrote: “Aunty that cloth will fit you more with a good inner. Be responsible.” One Amakafiregirl_ wrote: “Is she even putting on underwear? What’s the essence of posting this.” Sammygrey1 wrote: “Since this one start to dey grow nyash, person no dey fit see road again.”

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Imprisoned APGA Factional Leader Granted Bail

The factional leader of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) Chief Edozie Njoku, who was remanded at the Suleja Correctional Centre on Monday, November 28, alongside the factional national youth leader of the party, Chukwuemeka Nwoga, has been granted bail. The factional party leaders have been accused of forging the judgment of the Supreme Court to parade themselves as National Chairman and National Youth Leader of the party.PROMOTED CONTENT Ruling on the case on Wednesday, November 30, Justice Mohammed Madugu of the Federal Capital Territory High Court sitting in Bwari, noted that the offence is open to bail . The justice granted Edozie bail on self-recognition, but he must produce a surety who must be a civil servant resident in Abuja of Grade Level 15 or above or a landed property owner with a certified Certificate of Occupancy.

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Words of prayers trail fresh photos of Chioma Rowland

Fans express worry and at the same time send in prayers as fresh photos of singer, Davido’s fiancee, Chioma Avril Rowland hit the internet. Chioma and Davido who have been away from social media ever since their only child together, Ifeanyi passed on are gradually making their comeback to media platforms again. The duo were first seen courtesy of Davido’s uncle, Ademola Adeleke’s inauguration and photos/videos from the event are still melting the hearts of cybernauts. Lately, Davido’s photographer, Ola Daniel shared some rare photos of Chioma Avril Rowland which has stirred several comments. In the photos, Chioma and Davido’s personal bodyguard walked hand-in-hand. See the pictures below: In reaction to the images, fans expressed worry over Chioma’s stature as they insisted she lost weight while others prayed that her smile will never cease.

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Olosho Or Hookup Is Not Something To Be Proud Of – Actress, Sonia Ogiri To Ladies

Sonia Ogiri, a US-based actress, has warned Nigerian ladies involved in prostitution aka olosho to stop it before it is too late.  According to the actress, such a thing is not what anyone should be proud of. She urged the active ‘oloshos’ to step up and embrace legitimate hustle.  She wrote: “Just like my late elder brother asked my late father after our family morning devotion, “Dad what were you doing when your mates became senators, governors, ministers etc?” And my dad gave him a response. “I have been scared of my kids asking me this same question tomorrow hence, I try to work hard and live on a clean slate. “As an Olosho/hookup popularly called now, what will you tell your kids tomorrow? “Olosho money won’t go far or do any meaningful thing for you other than social media lifestyle. “If you wrongly once did it or situation made you, it shouldn’t be a permanent job.“The respect /freedom you enjoy when spending your worked money is unexplainable. “See them call me names for this advise and assume every girl is in …

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FEC Approves National Language Policy For Primary Education

Abuja, – The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a National Language Policy for use in all primary schools across the country. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu made this known to State House correspondents at the end of the Council meeting which was  presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja. He said: “A memo on national policy was approved by the council. So, Nigeria now has a National Language Policy and the details will be given later by the ministry. “One of the highlights is that the government has agreed now that henceforth, instruction in primary schools; the first six years of learning will be in the mother tongue.” According to the minister, the decision is only in principle for now because it will require a lot of work to implement it. “Theoretically, this policy starts from today but the use of mother tongue is exclusive but we need time to develop the material, get the teachers and so on. ”Since the first six years of school should be in the mother tongue, whereby the pupil is, …

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2022 World AIDS Day, Any Hope For People Living With Virus?

By Hadiza Mohammed-Aliyu, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) As the world gets set to mark 2022 World AIDS Day (WAD) with the theme “Equalise’’, there is theneed to critically analyse the state of people living with the virus, stigma problem and how accessibleand affordable are the drugs they need to keep them healthy. There is also the need to analyse commitments toward stopping the spread of the virus and securingthe rights of people living positively. Since 1988, World AIDS Day is annually being celebrated on Dec. 1 in UN member states as an internationalday dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic, caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourningthose who have died of the disease. AIDS is a chronic immune system disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), whichdamages the immune system and interferes with the body’s ability to fight diseases. HIV can be spread through contact with infected blood, semen, or vaginal fluids. There’s no cure for HIV/AIDS, but medications can control the infection and prevent diseaseprogression and people taking HIV medications may not have other …

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Aregbesola Inaugurates E-passport Centre In Canada

By Yahaya Isah Abuja, – Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has unveiled the new enhanced Nigerian passport in Canada. Aregbesola who inaugurated the central Passport Production Centre in Ottawa, Canada, said Nigerians living in Canada will now have access to the highly coveted 64-page 10-year validity passport. This is contained in a statement by the Media Adviser to the minister, Mr Sola Fasure, on Wednesday in Abuja. “The enhanced version we are presenting is the latest technology in identity documentation. “It comes with additional security and in various categories, including the 64-page-10-year validity passport which is quite convenient for frequent travelers. “It is a product of the latest technology in passport administration and issuance. Only very few countries in the world can boast of it as of today. “Indeed, Nigeria is among the first five countries in the world and the first in Africa to have this enhanced e-passport,” he said. The minister commended the Nigerian High Commissioner to Canada for his commitment towards ensuring that Canada had its own passport production centre. “It is important that all applicants go …

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