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Thursday, 22 June 2017

Photos Of Armed Robbers Dressed In Military Uniforms Arrested By Benue Police



The command has recovered a Toyota Highlander Jeep with reg no GBG 44 AA which was robbed at gunpoint from the owner in his residence at Old Assembly Quarters, Makurdi on 18/06/2017. SARS operatives trailed the suspects to Obolloafor in Enugu State where one Mike Solomon Aondo was arrested with the vehicle, efforts ongoing to arrest other members of the gang.

2. RAIDS OF CRIMINAL HIDEOUT, ARRESTS AND RECOVERY OF STOLEN PHONES: On 20/06/2017 based on a tip off, SARS operatives raided a location at TIto Gate Gsm shops and arrested the following:
i. John Okpara
ii. Sunday Okori
iii. David Akogwu
iv. Anthony Emmanuel
v. Chia Wuese
vi. Ujor Paul
vii. Abdullahi Garba
viii. Lucky Onunze
ix. Tyolumun Samuel
x. Japheth Akabe all of various addresses in Makurdi for theft and receiving of stolen phones

3. ARRESTS OF ARMED ROBBERS: On the 14/06/2017 one Joseph John 18yrs and Innocent Ejembi 20yrs both of Onyagede District of Ohimini LGA notorious for armed robberies in that axis were arrested at a robbery scene dressed in Army camouflage uniforms with a dummy gun which they use in carrying out thier criminal acts. Suspects would soon be charged to court.

ASP Moses Joel Yamu
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO)
Benue State Command


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Abba Kyari, IRT Police Team In Disarray Over IGP Promotion After Evans’ Arrest



The ugly sides of the arrest of the notorious kidnap kingpin, Chukwudi Dumeme Onuamadike popularly known as Evans are gradually coming out over the alleged selective promotion of the police officers who participated in the operations that led to the eventual arrest of the suspect and that of his gang members around the country.

P.M.EXPRESS gathered that the recent promotion announced by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Abubakar Idris for the officers who participated in the operation has torn the officers apart and they seemed to be in disarray at the moment.

The bone of contention actually was the alleged hijack of the list where names of some certain officers has been reportedly removed by some undisclosed top cops.

Our correspondent gathered that the IG actually promoted the officers within his capacity from the rank and file, and they were happy.

But the fate of the other officers from the rank of Inspectors and other senior officers including Kyari seemed to be unknown following the position of some top officers who were against the promotion exercise.

It was gathered that some of the officers were promoted after the arrest of Vampire and some of his gang members and as such, if the same officers were promoted, it would amount to two promotions within a year.

P.M.EXPRESS gathered that some top police officers were said to be against it and were doing everything possible to ensure that the names of those officers were not sent to the Police Service Commission for promotion.

Following the development, the team was said to be in disarray and the drive to work has been low at the moment due to the recent development.

Our reporter gathered that the team worked day and night; travelling to states such as Anambra, Enugu, Imo, Delta, Edo, Bayelsa, Abia and others before they were able to achieve success.

Some of the senior officers who were aware of the plot were against it; saying that the officers were supposed to be rewarded not minding whether they were promoted a week before they achieved such historic high profile arrest of kidnapping gang.

“They merited the promotion because it was achieved through hard work and there was no need for “bad belle” that could demoralize their good works,” one of the senior officer said.

It was gathered that some other senior officers were against the ‘double promotion’ because the officers will level up with their former seniors which will not augur well in the police hierarchy ranking system.

However, the general disposition within the police circle, P.M.EXPRESS gathered was that all the officers should be rewarded as announced by the IGP.

It was not confirmed whether their names have been forwarded to the Police Service Commission as the bickering had delayed the submission of the list.

The Police Force Public Relation Officer, FPPRO, Jimoh Moshood could not be reached fore comment as his phone was switched off.

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"Most Married Actresses Are Cheats" –Actress Sapphire Ogodobodo


Nollywood actress and producer, Sapphire Ogodo, has aired her views on why celebrity marriages are crumbling like a pack of cookies.

According to the star actress of ‘Church Prostitute’, most of her married colleagues are arrogant and unfaithful to their spouses.

“Most of these celebrities never wanted marriage, they just wanted to try and see if the society would accept them. When they are with their spouses, they would keep other men in different places to satisfy themselves.

“They are always with one Senator or the other, or attending one society party or the other. After seeing and mingling with all those big men, they get home and their husband says one thing, they respond with one thousand things because they are not seeing the sexiness in him again. We need to retrace our steps,” she says.

The mother of two also delved into the trending issue of domestic violence, which has become the major grounds of celebrities’ troubled marriages.

“Women should generally learn how to be submissive to their husbands. The feminist and ego raves have taken over the industry. Every woman wants to be a man and be in charge.

“Your husband raises his hand on you, for nothing? No! He can’t. He is not a beast.

Tell us, what did you do? Already you are an actress, so your husband always have it in mind that you have tendencies to cheat, so he is always on the look out. So, you have to be careful,” Ogodo stresses.

Meanwhile, the actress has unveiled plans to kick off a reality TV show, ‘Actors Unleashed,’ to harness immense talent for Nollywood.

According to her, the show is aimed at discovering new talents for the movie industry and also to promote originality and culture.

“‘Actors Unleashed’ is borne out of the need to discover and groom new talents and also to promote more of the Nigerian and African culture,” Ogodo explains.

Speaking further, Ogodo said top Nollywood producers are currently backing the idea, which will discover the next big thing in Nollywood and promote them to their full potentials.

“Many producers like Emem Isong and Kunle Afolayan are waiting for this project to kick off. A winner will emerge because there are plans to spot new talents and next big faces in Nollywood.

“We have commenced the sale of forms and interested contestants are to visit the website to know how they can apply. Auditions will be held in six state capitals – Benin-City, Calabar, Enugu, Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt, respectively. Dates and venues will be announced soon.

“‘Actors Unleashed’ promises to be action packed and entertainment filled from start to finish. Successful contestants will be camped in the house for two weeks. The show will air on both local and cable TV and viewers can vote for their favourite contestants.”

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Ramadan: Christians Feed Muslim Orphans & Widows In Kafanchan, Kaduna (Photos)

Below are photos of Christians feeding Muslim orphans & widows today in Kafanchan during Ramadan.What do you think?


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Butcher Rapes Two Sisters Aged 4 & 7, Infects Them With STD (Photo)



A 42-year old man, Aminu Umar who allegedly raped two underaged girls (aged between 4 and 7), had reportedly infected the victims with Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) in Lagos.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that the victims parents raised alarm in their area and claimed that the victims private parts were decaying and they have been discharging consistently from their private since the incident happened.

The parents are now afraid that the sour and injuries the victims sustained during the act had been resisting drugs, and as such they are apprehensive that it might turn out that they have contacted HIV.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that the incident happened at 5 Salako street in Oko- Oba area in the suburb of Lagos where both the suspect and victims parents reside.

Police sources said the Kano state-born Umar who is a butcher usually return early to their house after he finished killing cows at the abattoir.

While at home, he would lure the victims into his apartment with Bobo drinks when their parents were not around and defile them.

This has been going on without the victims informing their parents until the recent assault on the victims.

P.M.EXPRESS gathered the act was exposed when the mother of the 7-year old victim took her to the bathroom to bath her.

It was gathered that when the mother attempted to wash her private, she started crying and complained that the private was paining her since Umar put his joystick inside it.

According the 7-year old victim, “Umar lured us into his room and gave us Bobo.

Thereafter, he removed his clothes, our pants and clothes too and carried us to his bed where he was putting his joystick into our vagina”.

When the mother checked the victims private, there were bruises showing forceful penetration.

The matter was then reported to the Police and Umar was arrested and charged to court.

He pleaded not guilty but informed the court that his wife was not living with him.

The presiding Magistrate, Mrs Davis Abegunde granted him bail in the sum of N1m with two sureties in like sum.

Umar was remanded in prison custody pending when he will perfect his bail condition.

The matter was adjourned till 26 June 2017.


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Stephanie Otobo's Sister Accused Of Duping Man & Absconding With His $1300 (Pics)

As shared by Sapele Olofofo...

'This lady wearing nurse uniform and standing holding a baby in her hand is the sister of Stephanie Otobor,the girl who was reported to have had scandal with the preacher, Apostle Johnson Suleiman.

Stephie Otobo Elder Sister whose facebook name is Blessing Lube was reported to have duped a Sapele Senior bros the sum of $1,300.00 in USA. It was gathered that she paid a visit to him and after been given the treatment of a brother who saw her long gone sister, she absconded with his money. It was giving a suit case full of female clothing's and giving a hundred dollar!

It is a shame that this kind of people are the ones making our brothers and sisters outside the country not to assist fellow Safarians'


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Corpers Sensitize Secondary School Students About HIV In Ogun (Photos)

Anti-hiv Cds Unit Sensitizes Secondary School Pupils

The Anti-HIV CDS unit of Odeda Local Government Ogun State took its sensitization exercise to the pupils of Faith Heritage College, Eleweran, Abeokuta. The sensitization exercise was designed for secondary school students of the school and was attended by about fifty students.
The purpose was to educate the students about dangers of unprotected sexual intercourse with a broad focus on Sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

In his lecture, the CDS president Mr , Onwuka Chinedu Kester a pharmacist by profession took the student through what sexually transmitted infections are, types of sexually transmitted infections, symptoms, diagnosis and prevention and what to do should a student notice any of these symptoms.

The students were then engaged with games that buttresses​ the dangers of unprotected sex and reasons to practice abstinence as the ultimate guard against sexually transmitted infections.

The unit public relations officer, Mr Okpeye Chidi Peter took the final section and dealt extensively with HIV and AIDS, He address some misconceptions about HIV AND AIDS and the students took the opportunity to ask questions about the deadly virus.

In her remarks, the vice president, Grace Wilkins appreciate the school authority for the opportunity to serve our fatherland by granting us the permission to hold the sensitization in the school.

Students who participated in the games and those who answered questions were rewarded with gifts and the corps members seized the opportunity to take pictures with the students and their teachers. It was such a wonderful experience and we are aspiring to impact more lifes and create awareness among the younger generation in order to improve the general wellness of the society.
Report was compiled by
Aladeojebi Oluwatosin

Lalasticlala and other supermods
Kindly assist in getting this to the promise land grin grin

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Five Things You Did As A Child

We all remember the funny things we used to do as a child. Let me take you down the memory lane.

1. Follow Our Parents Out Whenever They're Leaving For Work:- This one was very common then, your dad is about to go to work and you're crying, telling him you want to go with him. The only remedy for this is for him to take you out and buy you biscuits and sweets, before you can let him go, Lol.

2. Poo Wherever Possible:- My mum told me one time, that my little sister used to go to our Dad's shoe rack to pick a shoe and take a dump. I'm sure we might have similar experiences.

3. Think The Moon Is Following You Around At Night:- I remember going out at night as a little kid, and I'll look up to the moon while walking down. Thinking the moon is following me, I'd start running down, while still looking up and see that the moon is following me. We didn't know the moon was on its own jeje.

4. Cry When Getting A Haircut:- This was common with boys. Our very first time of getting a haircut is always a disaster. Your mom would have to lap you, your​ elder siblings would have to hold your hands, and the barber would also try to hold down your head, cus you would be resisting.

5. Believed That Once We Act Dead and An Angel Passes us, We would really die:- My sister and I used to play a lot. So one time I fell on the floor and played dead, her words were “I pity you, when angel will pass you now". If you see the speed I used to get​ up ehn! Who wants to die??

So that's it guys, feel free to add yours too.

Cc lalasticlala


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Most Beautiful Model, Christy, Shoes Away Diseases For Dutse Primary School (Pics)

2nd BATCH: MBMN International Queen Christy Daniel Shoes Away Diseases For Dutse Primary School (photos)

Reigning Most Beautiful Model In Nigeria International, Queen Christy Daniels has continued her health related project with the distribution of school sandals to kids in primary school at Dutse Abuja after kicking off from an IDP Camp in FCT games village few months ago. The project which is tagged PROTECT THE CHILD \'S FEET‎ (SHOES FOR SAFETY), is designed for the less privileged school aged children.

 The University of Abuja graduate of Biological science department ‎and model educated the kids on the dangers of unprotected feet in unhygienic areas. The pretty model initiated the project concept to give them the 'shoes that grow' for safety. The shoes for safety is referred also as shoes that grow,  for 5 years in 5 sizes of corresponding feet growth. The first batch of the shoes which her office ordered for was shared amongst the kids in a school at the IDP Camp while the second batch was shared recently at Dutse Primary, Abuja

The industrious beauty queen launched this PROTECT THE CHILD \'S FEET‎ project through the office of the Most Beautiful Model In Nigeria International in collaboration with Queen Christy Daniel Foundation. Also with her at the school was her manager and project director of the brand Alex Nwankwo of AlexReports

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Check Out The "Customized" Bridge Used By Residents In A Village In Kebbi State

This is the "customized" bridge used by residents of Wasagu/Danko is a Local Government Area in Kebbi State. The villagers are calling on the government to come to their aid as this has caused so much hardship - making life unbearable for them. See photos below;


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Tragedy: A Nairalander, Tr3y Is Dead (Photos)

In the event that no one but passing could be exchange with something else separated from Life. cry

On the off chance that exclusive we know and unequivocally trusted that life is vanity.

you gave it everything you could Shola Abaogun After arrangement of Operations. cry

We moved toward becoming companions at Tender Age of 7 in Ilorin. cry

I recall the range of Play Station 1, We do sneak into play before Iya Abaogun will come back from Office.

You Wrote GCE WAEC in S.S 1 And Got A1 and B3. You need to Study Mechanic Engineering But you considered Geology.

Your Academic Excellence procure you Nickname 001. Continuously first in Class.

You do come to Sango Otta to invest energy with me, Why leave at Peak of your Career, We pledge to Rock IT industry Break New Ground. Why now Shola?

Nairaland Webmaster Section will miss You Bro embarassed
I recall Our last Conversation Vividly.

Rest In Peace Brother.

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"What To Do If Armed Robbers Invade Your House, Neigbourhood"


The police has released the following useful tips in the event robbers manage to enter on to our premises or inside our houses. hope there will be useful to you and can help save a life.

1. Robbers typically launch their attacks from the backdoor (normally kitchen doors) because they are usually not fortified. Get good doors for your kitchen. Use crossbars at the back or “burglarproof” behind the doors inside the house. If you have keys to the burglarproof, never leave them inside the lock. Where possible, use a padlock in addition to the keys. The purpose is to make it as difficult as possible for the robbers to enter into the house and to buy you time to call somebody for help.

2. When you hear someone breaking your doors, unless you are absolutely sure your actions will prevent entry into the house, don’t try to be a hero by pushing back behind the doors (they may shoot at you through the doors), or putting heavy items like freezers or furniture behind it (they get more angry and when they are able to finally enter they are more likely to be violent).

3. If you sleep without clothes or with minimal clothing, dress up as soon as you hear them. For the women especially, don’t stay in your nighties or wrappers, wear trousers and an ugly top.

4. If you call someone on the phone for help, keep the phone far from you as you don’t want it to be known that you’ve done so.

5. Look for your main power switch and plunge the building into darkness (it disorients them and may cause them to run away).

6. If you have a gun, registered or not, use it but only if you’re sure you will do damage. This isn’t the time for warning shots! Killing an intruder on your premises in defence of yourself and property is a legitimate legal defence. Same goes for the use of any other weapon e.g. knives.

7. When the robbers manage to enter give them whatever they want. Don’t hide anything. Don’t try to be a hero or to negotiate with them.

8. Don’t look at them directly (or don’t let them see you doing so). If you know any of them don’t show any signs of recognition and don’t mention the person’s name. However memorise whatever features you can to help with identification and investigation.

9. When they finally leave your house do not chase after them..

10. Be your neighbour’s keeper and if you hear any breaks in at their house, call the police for assistance.
11. When robbers enter your compound, do not put on any light in your room. Put on the outside lights but keep the inside lights totally off so that the robbers do not see you.

12. Never run out of the house when robbers invade your house or neigbourhood, if you succeed going outside and you are caught by them, you may never come out of it alive.

More Tips:

13. Never share your location on any of your social media pages or account.

14. Avoid staying out late in the night, especially going out without a car.

15. Don’t keep too much of friends, especially those who you don’t really know much of their identity.


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Burn Survivor Celebrates The End Of Her Degree Exams (Photos)

Nigerian burn survivor, Chizoba Obanye concluded her degree exam on June 19, at the Anambra State University Ulli, now Chukwuemeka Odumegu Ojukwu University, COOU
The ever cheerful young lady posted some of her photos on Facebook to celebrate the milestone and wrote:

"It is finished. Is been long i have been waiting for dis special day finally is here, my heart is full of joy been in dis sch for 4 yrs wasn't easy.
Lemi first of all appreciate God for his Grace nd seeing me through in my stay here.
#secondly i want to appreciate my parents for been there for me i luv dem alot
#Thirdly i appreciate my siblings , cousins, family frnds, my uncles,and aunties i luv u guys
#i appreciate my wonderful frnds Umeh Lilian my bestie, anita nd chisom i luv u guys nd will miss u guys, i also appreciate my bestie cj, oy, Amaka, chidubem, chidiogu, Sandra i luv u guys and thanks for been there for me.
# no more lukong
#no more pathways
#am now free lyk a bird
# latest graduate from Obanye family
# proud biochemist
# done nd dusted

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Armed Robbers Cart Away Items And Set House Ablaze In Benin City (Photos)

Men of the underworld set a house ablaze after making away with goods and other valuables during a robbery operation in Benin City, Edo State. According to an eyewitness, the robbers who came back to complete their mission after initially leaving the premises - set the house on fire out of sheer wickedness.

Read the eyewitness' account;

"This is what arm robbers did to a friends house early hours of this morning at our Edo popular musician hostel "VICTOR UWAIFO" off college road Benin city..

The incident occurred at about 9pm when the robbers was breaking my friends neighbours door. So my friend made a call to alert some guys in the area to come to their aid so the robbers heard them making calls and they left.... So my friends and other neighbours was to scared to spend the night there so they left

At about 12am they received a call that the robbers came back and took their few expensive belongings and set the house ablaze...

Now they are stranded with just the clothes they wore since yesterday...... ACT OF WICKEDNESS !!!!"


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Kcee Ft Olamide – "We Go Party" (Audio)

Five star music General Kcee Returns With A lovely New Crafted Sound After the Release of his successful Tune Desire, Teaming Up With Ybnl Olamide, Kcee Gives us this Lovely Produced Mystro Jam Tagged We Go party.

Download And Enjoy.

-------------------------> Anusiobi Itfranklyn


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Singer Nomoreloss’ Wife Battles Chronic Illness One Year After Husband’s Death (Pics)

Nomoreloss’ Wife Phoenix Battles Chronic Illness One Year After Husband’s Death

One year after she buried her husband, wife of late Nigerian singer Nomoreloss, Adeola Phoenix Osinuga, is battling a chronic disease called fibromyalgia.

A chronic disease that has kept her in constant daily pain and kept her away from her radio job with Rhythm FM.

Sharing photos on social media, Adeola Phoenix Osinuga wrote of her battle:

‘I can almost open my own pharmacy at this rate. Sometimes, you need painkillers for the pain caused by going to the hospital for painkillers.’

‘(Sigh) when I think about the amount of chocolates I could buy with this money instead of buying medicine.’

On March 21 2016, mother of two, Adeola lost her husband, Nomoreloss few weeks after he was diagnosed of Typhoid Fever.

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"My Mum Was Too Harsh On Me When I Got Pregnant At 17" - Actress Ireti Doyle

Nollywood actress, Iretiola Doyle recently opened up on little known facts about her childhood.
According to the actress, her family members, including her mother, were harsh on her when she got pregnant at the age of 17.

Speaking recently at Harvesters International Christian Centre in Lagos, she said:

'You have to surround yourself with people who love and support you. I was blessed to have people around me; unfortunately these people are not family members. My mother didn’t take it lightly with me. I wouldn’t have handled it the way she did because I belong to a different generation. I was nurtured by people I met and they constantly reminded me that my life didn’t end with that bad situation.”

She continued to say:

'I felt I still remained who I was. I came from a very good home, not by wealth but value. Education was not negotiable in my family. I didn’t want that one mistake to define who I was. But it was quite difficult for me because it was the talk of the town for quite a number of years'.

Photos: Ireti Doyle & daughter as her daughter weds

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"We Have Resolved Nigeria Must Not Break" - Governors

• Osinbajo asks state helmsmen to battle hate speech

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja

State governors, on Wednesday, said they had resolved that they would not allow Nigeria to break up, stating that those fanning the embers of war were wasting their time.

The governors spoke after their meeting with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, in continuation of Osinbajo’s consultations on the recent tension in the country as a result of several agitations.

Oyo State Governor, Abiola, Ajimobi, who spoke on behalf of the other governors, said the governors and other stakeholders had agreed that despite the agitations being witnessed in parts of the country, Nigeria must not break.

Speaking with State House correspondents at the end of a meeting, Osinbajo stated that any Nigerians expecting the country to break was only wasting his time.

“The message is for Nigerians to work more together and collaborate. We have more to gain when we are united.

“We cannot afford to break, and anybody that is thinking of that, is wasting his time, and we will not allow it, not in this country. All of us are unanimous about that,” he added.

He said the governors resolved that the unity of the country “is sacrosanct, non-negotiable and we have all agreed to work together to educate people.”

Ajimobi added, “Any time you have agitation, usually, there will be poverty; there will be unemployment; there will be hardship. So, we should address fundamentally these areas of poverty, unemployment and hardship.

“Nigerians are by nature a united people; nobody cares whether you are from the north, south or the east.”

The governor also warned against the consequences of war, urging Nigerians to learn from Rwanda and Somalia.

Osinbajo had appealed to the governors to always be ready to speak up against statements from individuals or groups capable of setting the nation on fire.

He said they must be ready to protect the nation and its democracy from the hands of those who were bent on dividing the country.

He spoke before the meeting, which was held inside the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, went into a closed-door session.

He stated, “We must not allow the careless use of words, careless expressions that may degenerate into crisis.

“We are a people that like to talk and we express ourselves loudly but it is expected for us to recognise that it is those same words that can cause conflagration; that can unfortunately lead to calamity. We must be careful on how we express ourselves.

“What we have seen in recent times is that some of the languages (words) used have tended to degenerate badly and I think that we must begin to speak up against some of these things and ensure that we protect our democracy and our nation from the hands of rhetoric that may just divide us.

Osinbajo, who had earlier met separately with leaders of thought and traditional rulers from both the North and the South-East, said those who participated in the previous consultations agreed that Nigeria’s unity should not be taken for granted.

He said nobody wanted the nation to witness bloodshed or war.

While describing the previous meetings as frank and open, Osinbajo said they were able to agree on most of the critical issues that were discussed, and in most cases, changed perceptions that might have been long embedded in their minds.

He added that the participants also agreed that under no circumstances should hateful speeches be condoned and that government should take all steps necessary to bring to book all those who preached violence.

The acting President stated that they also agreed that government needed to do more to engage youths productively, create some jobs and multiply the economic opportunities available.

Osinbajo added, “More importantly, we agreed on the need for leaders to speak out forcefully to counter divisive speech or any kind of warmongering.

“We agreed that leaders, at all levels, must speak out forcefully against any kind of divisiveness or divisive speech. And we expect that our political leaders will do so without waiting to be prompted.

“All of those who spoke felt that sometimes when leaders do not speak up promptly, it always results in degeneration, no matter what the problem may be.

“This applied to both the statements made by the young people in the South-East as well as the youth in the northern states. We discovered there was a need for much greater resonance in the way that these things are done and for the leaders to speak up more forcefully.

“We believe that if the leaders do not speak up forcefully enough, if for any reason, matters are allowed to degenerate, not only does leadership lose their legitimacy, they run the risk of things going completely out of control.”

He commended the leaders from the North and South-East for their openness at the consultations, saying they were extremely responsible even in their criticisms of what they felt were issues that should have been better handled.

While saying their criticisms were fair and balanced, he commended them for their sense of responsibility and their leadership.

Osinbajo mentioned the issue of herdsmen and farmers crisis, especially the way that some of these had resulted in flashpoints across the country, as one of the issues raised at the previous meetings.

He said it was important that lasting and satisfactory solutions were found to the problems identified.

Describing the problems as multidimensional, Osinbajo said state governors had important roles to play especially because they were in control of their territories.

He stated, “We must resist the temptation to play politics especially with matters of security, but to reach for simplistic narratives that might be originally expedient and satisfying but false, deceiving and sometimes unhealthy to proper understanding of the issues.”

Governors, who attended the meeting, included Rauf Aregbesola (Osun); Abiola Ajimobi (Oyo); Dave Umahi (Ebonyi); Aminu Tambuwal (Sokoto); Abdullahi Ganduje (Kano); Nyesom Wike (Rivers) and Godwin Obaseki (Edo).

Among others are governors from Borno, Bayelsa, Akwa Ibom, Adamawa, Benue, Plateau, Kogi, Lagos, Kebbi, Ondo, Imo, Taraba and Anambra states among others.

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See How Dino Melaye Reacted To Petitions Submitted To INEC For His Recall

Earlier today INEC received formal petitios from Senator Dino Melaye's constituents.6 bags which contained the signatures of 52.3 percent of the electorates from the zone and other petitions were submitted to INEC in Abuja.Dino Melaye has reacted to the petitions,describing them as hoax and absolute comedy.Below is what he wrote...

'It can not succeed. It is a hoax and absolute comedy of errors. I'm laughing at the stupidity of kogi state government. Many appointees will go to jail for forgery. Even dead people's names on the recall register. A governor who does not know what double registration is may not as well know the procedure for recall. Every lie has an expiry date. This comedy of errors will soon end. No shaking at all. This won't solve the problem of not paying salaries for over 15 months. No retreat no surrender. Truth is my only Defence'


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Wednesday, 21 June 2017

"Bukky Alakara" A Story By SheWrites

Bukky Alakara

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Bukky Folorunsho had to move in with her aunt due to the challenges her parents were facing. She had no formal education and the search for her daily bread was nightmarish.

Gbemiga Phillips was the first child and only son of his parents. His family believed that he was destined to bring them out of poverty.

Like ripples, the different seasons they encountered in their lives spun several unstoppable events that led to a cascading end.

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