Wednesday, 18 April 2018

I REMOVED MY WAIST BELT & LAY TO SERVE AS MACE-SHEHU SANI,AS THE MACE STOLEN FROM THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY TODAY IS STILL MISSING.{PHOTOS}.

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    Earlier today it was reported that the Mace was taken during proceedings at the National Assembly and it was alleged that the thugs were brought in by a Senator {Omo-Agege} that was suspended .During the Mace theft Senator Shehu Sani from Kaduna took to social media to write ''The senate invaded.Mace taken away.Deliberations on whether to adjoin or not.I and others insisted that the senate must not adjoin.I removed my waist Belt and lay to serve as a mace for us to continue,My colleagues seconded.Then a spare mace brought in and the session continued.Good Drivers are not known when the road is smooth''.He also wrote few hours after ''The armed invasion of the senate stands condemned.Its treasonable,an attempted coup d etat .Its an assault on democracy and a desecration of an institution of democracy.Those who sanctioned,organized and supported this will someday do that to the Presidency or the judiciary.I salute the courage of those senators who heed to our call to stand firm and defend the parliament and democracy.We appreciate the solidarity of members of House of Representatives. We salute the courage of supporting staff of the senate chambers who fell victims of the armed invaders''.Senator Ovie Omo-Agege was escorted out of the National Assembly by the police.The Police was given 24hours to find the Mace.The big question here is ''where is the Mace?''.More photos below.
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DRESS ILLUSION+MY COMPLETE SUNDAY LOOK.{PHOTOS}.

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        Two independent piece of cloth can make people think you are wearing a dress.If you look at the photo above,you will think am wearing a dress,actually am a wearing a long skirt and a blouse and the navy blue tie in-front I wore,I decided to drop it so that it will confused anyone staring at my outfit to think it is a dress.That my top can be worn with a navy blue skirt be it long or short and people will still think it is a gown just because of that long tie in front.Learn to pay attention to details on your outfit it might go along way when styling.On Sunday I decided to wear a black top and long skirt,wore a navy blue transparent heels because of the tie in-front of my blouse,carried a navy blue purse and a blue sunglasses to match.Now the choice of jewellery was a little bit difficult because I have a navy blue necklace,but instead of wearing that,I wore a stud choker necklace with earing to match.That choker stud is a mirror it reflects the colour of your top.So always look out for such jewellery.I hope you have learnt one or two styling tips from me,until next time. More photos below.
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PRESIDENT BUHARI PARTICIPATED IN COMMONWEALTH BUSINESS FORUM TODAY+V.P OSINBAJO VISIT TECHNOLOGY HUB IN LAGOS.{PHOTOS}

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       President Muhammadu Buhari today participated in the #CHOGM18’s Business Forum in London. Meanwhile Vice President visit technology hub in Lagos.
“There is so much going on, so many young people, and so many creative ideas. It’s just incredible. And that tells you what the future is going to look like. Already, as we always say, the future is here. I have seen for myself the sheer creativity. Practically every type of enterprise has been disrupted by the technologies that we see. And a lot of the payment systems that we have been seeing, a lot of the technology companies that we see are doing incredible things.
“A lot of the technologies and innovators we’ve seen got the attention and to where they are by being innovative and being creative. So, the only way to keep ahead of the curve, the way to keep ahead of anyone else is by increasingly innovative and by finding newer ways of doing things better. My advice is that the only way to keep ahead is by ensuring that you are ahead in terms of innovations and technology.” – Vice President
TRANSCRIPT OF AN INTERVIEW GRANTED BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PROF. YEMI OSINBAJO, SAN, GCON, VICE PRESIDENT, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, TO A GROUP OF JOURNALISTS AT CO-CREATION HUB, YABA, LAGOS, DURING HIS VISIT TO ICT/INNOVATION HUBS/COMPANIES IN LAGOS STATE, ON TUESDAY, APRIL 17, 2018.
Q: What’s your impression of the seven Technology & Innovation hubs you visited?
Vice President: It has been an exciting day. We’ve been, as you said, to a number of technology enterprises and hubs. We’ve been to Paystack, Andela, Flutterwave, Workstation, FarmCrowdy, African Fintech Foundry, and here we are at Co-Creation Hub.
What strikes one immediately is the sheer amount of innovation that is available and is going on. And I must confess that it is unbelievable that so much is going on.
I have been talking for a few months now about some of the businesses and the hubs that I visited today. I had a chance to chat and talk about various things. What strikes you is that there is so much going on, so many young people; so many creative ideas. It’s just incredible. And that tells you what the future is going to look like. Already, as we always say, the future is here. I have seen for myself the sheer creativity. Practically every type of enterprise has been disrupted by the technologies that we see. And a lot of the payment systems that we have been seeing, a lot of the technology companies that we see are doing incredible things.
Q: How can the Federal Government harness these tech talents?
Vice President: As you know, I chair the Economic Management Team of the Federal Government. I’m also chair of the National Economic Council. Technology is obviously the future; the future of our economy, the future of commerce and the future of industry. We recognize this in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan and that’s one the reasons why I am here in the company of the Honourable Minister of Science and Technology, the DG of National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) and, of course, the Lagos State Commissioner for Science and Technology, and Commerce. We recognize that this is the way commerce is going to develop and that is why we are taking, first of all, such an active interest in their personal engagement.
We are also trying to see how we can collaborate, how we can partner with all of these enterprises and, in some cases, with membership organizations they have in order to be able to create the kind of environment that makes it possible for this to happen seamlessly and in a way that we actually can have a multiplication or replication of all we are seeing today.
So, we are collaborating already with a number of hubs and also with some that we are starting. For example, we are doing some work in partnership with Civic Hub in Abuja. We are doing some with the Humanitarian Hub in the North East, where we are focusing on the humanitarian challenges in the North East of Nigeria, and creating technology and innovation that could be helpful in solving some of their problems. We also have a Climate Change Hub in collaboration with the Lagos Business School. And, of course, we intend to collaborate and partner with Co-Creation Hub and several other hubs.
The point is that we are anxious not to get in the way. Government can sometimes get in the way of enterprise. What we really need to do is to partner and to work hand in hand with them so that we help in whatever way, in whatever difficulty that they have. In some case, it might be credit; in some others, it may just be in creating and ensuring the right policy.
So, on one of the things that we are trying to do is to set up a council of sorts. Already, we have an industrial and competitiveness council. We want to look at doing one for technology and for innovation as well so that we bring in some of the key players and thinkers around technology working with government and government officials to develop policy and various ways we can help them to do what they are doing better.
Q: Advice to existing and potential tech developers in the country?
Vice President: I’m going to borrow from the wise Minister of Science and Technology, who, earlier in the day in our discussion, said something. It is that a lot of those who are doing these enterprises, a lot of the technologies and innovators we’ve seen got the attention and got to where they are by being increasingly innovative and creative.
So, the only way to keep ahead of the curve, the way to keep ahead of anyone else is by increasingly innovative and by finding newer ways of doing things better. My advice is that the only way to keep ahead is by ensuring that you are ahead in terms of innovations and technology. From what I’ve seen here today, it is obvious that these guys do not have any plans to rest on their oars, as they say. They certainly intend to keep ahead. I’m excited to say that the advice they need is the advice they’ve already taken. I hope that when we come back to see them, what we see here would be much more advanced than what we are seeing here today.
Released by:
Laolu Akande
Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media & Publicity
Office of the Vice President    
18 April, 2018
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TWO YOUNG INVENTORS FROM ANAMBRA BUILD BITTER-LEAF WASHING AND EXTRACTOR MACHINE.{MIXED PHOTOS}.

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        Anambra State Online has come across the story of two young geniuses who constructed a machine that would save many lives. The young men constructed a machine that can wash bitter leaf and convert the juice for medicinal purposes.
The men who are from Anambra state named the machine OGANIHU C². They revealed to Anambra State Online that Oganihu is the Igbo word for progress, adding that the C2 stands for the first letters of their names.
OGANIHU C² inventors, Ubaka Chukwuebuka Patrick and Atikpo Chukwuebuka Patrick, stated that the machine washes bitter leaf and converts the juice into medicinal substances.
They revealed that the juice that is generated after washing bitter leaf can be used as liquid fertilizer, methanol and insecticides.
Ubaka Chukwuebuka said: "After washing the Bitter Leaf, we will Convert the bitterLeaf Juice(water) into Fertilizer(Liquid). We also uses its water(Juice) to Produce Methanol, Insecticides etc. The project is quite Mechanized. You don't need to touch anything, it's Automatic.". Kudos to these young men for their work. If only the Federal Government would step in and support them.
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WICKED WOMAN DAMAGES THE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS OF HER 12 YR OLD MAID!.{PHOTO}.

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     The reproductive system of a 12-year-old girl, Faith Nwanja, who was allegedly tortured and mutilated by her mistress, Mrs Nkechi Bartholomew for being too stubborn has been seriously damaged.
The revelation was made, yesterday, by the Ebonyi State Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, while briefing journalists on the development. Nwanja, was tortured, mutilated and abandoned by Bartholomew.
Bartholomew, a childless woman and seamstress adopted Nwanja and took her to Onitsha, Anambra State, when she was eight years and allegedly disfigured her.
The woman allegedly inserted sticks inside the girl’s private parts which have caused her serious damage to the reproductive system. Nwanja has shocking scars and injuries all over her body, including eyes, mouth, head.
She also has bloodied mouth and has lost one of her hands to torture. Briefing journalists yesterday, Head of Department, Child Development of the state Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development, Godwin Igwe said the health condition of Faith has worsened.
“The child has been undergoing medical examination by team of expert gynaecologists, a team of orthopaedic doctors, a team of expert opmologists because of serious harm inflicted on her reproductive system, her hand, her ear, her teeth all over.Last week, her medical examination was concluded and the hospital management said the report will be released to the police as soon as it is demanded”, he said. Igwe accused the state Police command of refusing to arraign the suspect.
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2 WOMEN ACCUSED OF STEALING ALMOST LYNCHED TO DEATH IN ONITSHA TODAY.{PHOTOS}.

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      The two women pictured below were caught by security agents at Bethel Plaza, Niger street,Onitsha after they stole someone's bag containing huge some of money.They were nearly lynched to death today.More photos below.
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LAGOS COMPLETES 450 ROADS, 50 OTHER IMPACTFUL PROJECTS IN THREE YEARS.{PHOTO}.


    The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that it has completed the construction and rehabilitation of 450 major roads and 50 other impactful projects in the last three years to make life comfortable and build a sustainable environment for residents and visitors.
Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Adebowale Akinsanya who said this at the ongoing Ministerial Press Briefing held at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa as part of activities to mark the third year anniversary of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration, said aside the completed projects, several others were at various stages of completion and would contribute to the vision to make Lagos emerge as Africa’s model smart city and global economic and financial hub.
He said provision of world class infrastructural facilities to support the growing population of the State has been one of the cardinal programmes of the Ambode administration, and that it was gratifying that the effort was serving the intended purpose.
“In the course of the three years, we have vigorously pursued the maintenance of existing roads, the rehabilitation and expansion of highways, as well as the construction of new bridges. We have continually worked to deliver projects that will directly impact on the lives of all Lagosians.
“This commitment to infrastructural renewal, expansion, upgrading and regeneration is borne out of the fact that an efficient and integrated transportation system can only be birthed through the provision of appropriate infrastructure.
“Roughly for the last three years, if you look at the major road projects and others we have embarked on and completed, I can conveniently reveal that we have done between 450 and 500 and we still have a lot in stock for the people. In terms of the ongoing, we have about 60 or 70 projects,” Akinsanya said.
Giving a list of some of the road projects completed in the last one year, Akinsanya said the State Government delivered pedestrian bridges, laybys and slip road at Ojodu Berger; delivered the Jubilee Bridge and adjourning roads at Abule Egba; constructed Jubilee flyover at Ajah and replaced the Ajah roundabout with signalized intersection and also rehabilitated Freedom Road and Admiralty Road in Lekki; completed 21 Lagos-Ogun boundary roads with two bridges; constructed Aradagun-Iworo-Ajido Bridge in Badagry; rehabilitated and upgraded arterial roads in Epe and Omotayo Banwo/Kola Iyaomolere Road, as well as Alapere Road and Junction Improvement Works in Ketu, five new pedestrian bridges, among others.
The Commissioner also listed some of the ongoing projects to include Odo-Ottin-Mojoda (Epe-Ijebu-Ode Road); Poka-Araga Road, Busola Durosi-Etti Road in Eti-Osa; Ladipo Street, Alhaji Akinwunmi Street and Obagun Avenue in Mushin; Irede Road in Amuwo-Odofin; Aradagun-Imeke-Iworo-Ajido-Epe Road with bridge; Airport Road in Ikeja; network of roads in Soluyi Community in Kosofe; Igbogbo-Bola Ahmed Tinubu-Igbe Road in Ikorodu; Ilaje Road and Odunsi Street in Somolu; Agric-Isawo-Konu-Arepo to link Lagos-Ibadan Expressway; flyover and signalized intersections at Pen Cinema in Agege; facility management/maintenance and beatification of Lekki Expressway; J.K Randle Centre for Yoruba History and Culture and nine additional footbridges, among others.
Besides, the Commissioner listed the newly awarded projects to include Remi Oyefiade Street, Eti Osa; Happy Home-Alahun Ozumba Link Road, Kirikiri; Ifebajo Street, Amuwo-Odofin; Maiyegun Road, Ojo; Orisigun/Dada Aga Street, Ajelogo, Mile 12 Road in Kosofe; Omolara Badaru/Taiwo, Odekunle/Maridon Street and Bolaji Taylor/Kayode Alabi Streets in Ifako-Ijaiye; Social Science Road, Unilag Estate, Magodo Phase I in Kosofe; Adeyemi Thomas Street in Agbowa-Ikosi; replacement of the worn-out steel pedestrian bridge at Fadeyi; construction of Eko Parks in Onikan which consists of the Lagos Museum, Lagos Heritage Centre for Leadership, Lagos Historical Centre, 55ft Eyo Statue; and the upgrading of Onikan Stadium.
Speaking on others, Akinsanya said the phase one of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) lane from Oshodi to Abule Egba was now at 55 per cent completion stage, and that government was working towards delivering it between September and October this year, while the Multi-Agency Office Complex in Alausa was also progressing well.
He said towards improving on the achievements recorded so far, the State Government was putting plans together to implement 10 major projects in 2018 including construction of 4th Mainland Bridge, Opebi-Ikorodu Road/3rd Mainland axis link bridge, dualisation of Lekki-Epe Expressway from Eleko Junction to T-Junction in Epe, upgrading of Adeniji Adele Road, Agboyi Ketu Road, Ishefun-Camp Davis Road, Oke-Ira-Nla-Saliu Obodo/Mojeed Road, Glover Memorial Hall and expansion of Lagos-Badagry Expressway (Okokomaiko-Seme Boarder segment).
Also speaking on activities of Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) in the last one year, Special Adviser to the Governor on Public Works and Drainages, Engr Temidayo Erinle said the corporation carried out major rehabilitation works on 31 roads out of which 23 were completed, seven ongoing and one just approved for execution.
He said palliative work including patching and sectional over-lay were carried out on 115 roads, while in order to curtail flooding, the government introduced an initiative for clearing and maintenance of all primary outfall, secondary and tertiary drainage channels across the State out of which ten major ones are being been attended to.
On her part, General Manager, Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency (LASIMRA), Mrs Olayemi Oni, said in the last one year, the State Government through the agency alleviated the problem of towers and masts structure collapse through consistent monitoring and compliance to ethical value and standard.
She said a total of 16 illegal and abandoned masts have so far been decommissioned, while also urging telecommunication operators having such masts to report to the agency or risk similar fate.

OLUSOSUN DUMPSITE: POLICE TEAM ARRESTS 80, RECOVERS TOY GUN, WEAPONS.{PHOTOS}.


     Lagos State Police have arrested over 80 miscreants, recovered a toy gun, dangerous weapons, fake currency and substances suspected to be cannabis from Olusosun Dumpsite squatters.
The police team, comprising officers drawn from Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Lagos State Taskforce, Counter Terrorism Unit, Alausa Police Station and other police formations, stormed the dumpsite early today to eject the squatters who had already built a hideout at the location.
The miscreants in a bid to resist police arrest, set fire on the dumped waste to scare the operatives from carrying out their arrest but the raging fire did not deter the operatives from apprehending the suspects.
Recovered from the hideout built by the suspects were a toy gun, 23 pieces of fake US dollars, 3 cutlasses, 21 kitchen knives, 6 butchers’ knives, 9 hammers, 5 reflective jackets, substances suspected to be cannabis, charms among others.
Recall that weeks ago, there was a rapid-fire outbreak at the dump site which lasted for days, causing a lot of health hazards to Lagosians living in the vicinity.
Investigations during the period revealed that the fire was caused by the miscreants occupying the dumpsite illegally and as a result, the State Government ordered a closure of the dumpsite to forestall any further environmental disaster.One more photo below.

CHIMAMANDA ADICHIE WON '' BEST IN LITERATURE' IN YORK OVER THE WEEKEND.{PHOTOS}.


     The 10th annual edition of The 'Shorty Awards' held over the weekend on Sunday, 15th of April, in New York.Our very own author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie who was nominated as one of the finalists for The Shorty Awards won  'Best In Literature' in which she beats Five other nominees and walked away with the award.Congratulations to her. One more photo below.


ARMY DECLARES FIVE SUSPECTS WANTED.{PHOTOS}#PRESS RELEASE.

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      1. In line with the on going Military exercise AYEM AKPATUMA in Taraba State, five (5) suspects are hereby declared wanted for their alleged roles in the killings in Takum Local Government Area in particular and Taraba State in general..
2. Those declared wanted are:
Mr Tanko Adiku Dantayi,
Mr Kurusi Danladi,
Mr Chindo
Mr Big Olumba
One known as Chairman Poko,
3. The general public is advised to always give useful and timely information to the security agencies for prompt action.
5. You are please requested to disseminate this information to the general public through your medium.
6. Thank you for your kind cooperation.
TEXAS CHUKWU
Brigadier General    
Director Army Public Relations
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Tuesday, 17 April 2018

INTERIOR MINISTER COMMISSIONED FIRE TRUCKS TODAY IN LAGOS.{PHOTOS}

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    Disturbed by the colossal loss of valuable properties to fire outbreaks in markets and other business locations in Lagos, and other parts of Nigeria, the Honourable Minister of Interior, Lt Gen (Rtd), Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau CFR, PhD has upgraded the fire fighting capability of the Federal Fire Service in Lagos State.
The commissioning of newly procured fire fighting trucks, water tankers and other fire fighting equipment in Lagos by the Interior Minister was applauded by the Government and people of Lagos State.The Interior Minister, who described the invaluable loss of goods and equipment to inferno in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria as highly regrettable also lamented the near neglect of the Federal Fire Service in the past. He also used the occasion to thank President Muhammandu Buhari for approving funds for the purchase of fire trucks, water tankers and other fire fighting equipment, which are being used to upgrade the services in Abuja, Lagos and some selected states in Nigeria after decades of neglect.
While thanking the Government and people of Lagos State for keeping faith with the President Muhammandu Buhari’s led administration, he assured the people of Lagos State, of government’s commitments to securing them from inferno and sundry criminalities.
Speaking further, the Minister said the Federal Executive Council has also approved the establishment of zonal Federal Fire Services in the six geopolitical zones, and that the Ministry is liaising with beneficiary state governors for the provision of lands for commencement of the projects. He also used the opportunity to admonished men of the service to take advantage of the Federal Fire Training Academy in Abuja, which has been upgraded to a diploma awarding institution, to build their operational know-how.
The Controller General of the Federal Service, Engineer Joseph Garba Anebi, who was the host, pledged his commitment to ensure professional utilization of the equipment.
Ehisienmen Osaigbovo    
Press Secretary to the Honourable Minster of Interior.
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MIKE EZURUONYE INVITED BY THE EFCC YESTERDAY AFTER SOMEONE USED HIS IDENTITY TO DEFRAUD SOME PEOPLE.{PHOTO}.

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     Top Nigeria Nollywood actor, Mike Ezuruonye, has commended the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for its efforts in tackling the menace of advance fee fraud and other forms of economic and financial crimes in the country. 
Ezuruonye stated this on Monday, April 16, 2018 when he visited the Benin Zonal Office of the Commission. Ezuruonye’s visit was sequel to an invitation to answer questions regarding the use of his identity to defraud innocent Nigerians. Lamenting the situation, the popular Nollywood actor said he was devastated by the development. 'I have been impersonated several times especially on Facebook and other social media platforms by people claiming to be me and this has become worrisome to me.' He added, "I was invited by the EFCC on an issue of a guy who defraud women promising them relationship. And it is amazing that this women have come to believe that I am the one. I was told that this guy use my picture, my voice and old videos to defraud people."The Nollywood actor said he was initially sceptical about EFCC ability to unmask those behind it. "I am still in shock about certain things that EFCC has shown me. I am impressed at what the EFCC is doing. Initially, I was bias when we sent in petition and got no response on time not knowing that they were undergoing processes. I didn't know the procedure; but with what I have seen now, I will say the EFCC is working and is working to cleanse the country of cyber crime. Thank you EFCC for what you are doing," he stated.Indeed, Ezuruonye's commendation of the Commission is not farfetched. Two unscrupulous persons who specialises in using his identity to defraud innocent Nigerians have so far been arrested by the Commission. According to the actor, his life became endangered because of the activities of the fraudsters. "I started getting threat calls from people even men over issues and some even told me not to come to certain countries or cities that they would shoot me over what I did to their sisters and wives. I want to say thank you to the EFCC for the work it is doing".One of the suspects arrested by the Commission, Ekoh Noel, confessed that he defrauded a lady victim of N12 million under the pretence that the money was for the completion of a movie and that he would be get her money back once the movie was completed, a claim which turned out to be false. One Osaigbovo Godspower also arrested by the Commission confessed to his crime, that he defruaded a lady of N50 million using the identity of Mike Ezuruonye. The suspects will be arraigned in court as soon as investigations are completed.
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INEC SWORE IN 7 NEW APPOINTED RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONERS TODAY.{PHOTOS}.

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      Earlier today the Swearing-In of the 7 {seven} Newly appointed Resident Electoral Commissioners @ the INEC Conference Hall, INEC HQ Abuja place.The Seven Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs) were today sworn in at the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) headquarters in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), with the Commission’s Chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu urging them to be firm and courageous on the side of the law at all times.They include Mr Segun Agbaje, Mr. Baba Abba Yusuf, Dr Uthman Abdulrahman Ajidagba, Mr Yahaya Bello, Dr Emmanuel Hart, Mr Mohammed Magaji Ibrahim and Dr Cyril Omorogbe. Both Agbaje and Yusuf were reappointed while the other five are fresh appointees.
After congratulating them, the INEC Chairman promptly listed the series of upcoming elections before the Commission. According to him, in addition to four bye-elections to fill the vacancies in Takun State Constituency in Taraba State, Lokoja/Koton-Karfe Federal Constituency in Kogi State, Bauchi South Senatorial District and Katsina North Senatorial District, the Commission also has to conduct two governorship elections in Ekiti and Osun states. He added: “Similarly, and as you are aware, we have only 304 days to the 2019 General Elections,”.Prof. Yakubu also informed the RECs that as part of its preparations for the next General Elections, the Commission embarked upon the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) exercise nationwide.His words: “For the first time in the history of our elections, citizens who have attained the age of 18 years and those who could not register before the last General Elections now have the opportunity to do so on a continuous basis as provided for by the Electoral Act.“The exercise is conducted at designated centres nationwide on quarterly basis. We have also devolved the registration to Ward level in Ekiti and Osun states, ahead of their governorship elections.”.The INEC Chairman noted that the Commission was aware that citizens who registered in the first quarter of this year were anxious to know when they can collect their Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs). “We have consistently reassured the public,” he averred, “that for those who registered in 2017, their PVCs will be available for collection in the first week of May.“Those who registered in the first quarter of this year (January to March) as well as those who are registering right now in the second quarter of this year will collect their cards thereafter. We want to reassure all new registrants as well as those who applied for replacement of cards and transfers, that their PVCs will be available for collection ahead of the 2019 General Elections. For those who registered in Ekiti and Osun states in 2017 and 2018, priority attention is being given to the production of their PVCs, such that all the cards will be available ahead of the July 14thand September 22nd governorship elections.”.Prof. Yakubu also informed the RECs that they would be responsible for the implementation of the Commission’s policies, just as they would exercise supervisory control over personnel, resources, legal and administrative processes in the states to which they are posted.He affirmed that they could be posted to any part of the country at any time as required, but for now, they would be posted to states within their respective geo-political zones. He however asserted that none of the RECs would be posted to his state of origin throughout his tenure.Prof Yakubu further advised the RECs: “As election managers, you must maintain the required openness and consultation. At the same time, you must be very firm and courageous on the side of the law as well as our regulations and guidelines at all times, as required of an unbiased umpire.Speaking on behalf of his colleagues, Agbaje pledged that the new appointees would do all that is required to attain the Commission’s set goals and carry out their assignments with integrity.More photos below.
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KCEE FLOATS NEW UNDERWEAR LINE AS HIS 6 PACKS IS BREAKING THE INTERNET.{PHOTOS}.


         Nigerian based musician Kcee took to his instagram to share some photos of himself rocking his new line of underwear.He captioned all the photo above few hours ago ''Hi guys meet my latest 'la cueca'.It's a luxury underwear line for men and women.Official launch date coming soon.....''.Then the photo below he captioned it ''FOCUS~ Sometimes in order to get to the next level, you need to separate yourself from others and face the man in the mirror. #bullionsquad #bullionvan''.Though his fans are going crazy on how he displayed his six packs on social media and making some ladies to melt and faint at the same time. More photos below.

INTERNET FRAUDSTER KIDNAPPED HIS MENTOR FOR HOLDING BACK HIS 40% SHARE FROM A LOOT.{PHOTO}

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      A boy identified as Eze Douglas Uchenna , has been arrested for kidnapping his boss, Alvin Onuoha, for sidelining him on a $30,000 deal.
Eze, a native of Imo State, was paraded yesterday alongside his alleged accomplice, Vincent Uchenna by the Lagos State Police Commissioner Imohimi Edgal.
Edgal said the suspects and four others at large, committed the offence around 5:20pm, on April 6, at Ajah. He said the suspects bundled Onuoha into a Toyota Camry saloon car, while he was about entering their compound.
Edgal said: “Two of the suspects were arrested when they went to collect the N200,000 ransom they demanded for the victim’s release.”
However, Eze said they only wanted to get his money from his boss, who was in the habit of denying him his share of their loots from swindling.He said: “We were into internet fraud and he said whenever we made money, it would be shared on 60/40%. I agreed and brought businesses to him but each time money came out, he would deny me my 40%. The first one we did together, we made $4,300. Instead of giving me my share, he gave me N300, 000. I still stayed with him and kept bringing my jobs to him. I finished another work and handed over the details to him so he can follow up with payment.
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PVC/CVR: HUGE TURN OUT OVERWHELMS INEC OFFICIALS IN EKITI+HUNDREDS ARE DENIED REGISTRATION.{PHOTOS}.

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     An unprecedented huge turn out of prospective voters yesterday overwhelmed few numbers of registration officers of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) during the collection of Permanent Voters Cards (PVC) and the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) at all the 177 wards in Ekiti State.
Hundreds of prospective voters were not covered by few INEC officials who attended in twos or threes to many residents of the state in each of the wards.
The few number of the officials and machines could not cover the registration of the huge crowd that kept pouring into the wards, leading to agitation for extension of registration days by the electorate and observers.Comrade Kalu Victor of the African Initiative, one of the INEC accredited observers in the state, lamented that the huge turn out of electorates is a strong reason for an extension and urged INEC to consider an extension of two days preferably for the next weekend.
" I am surprised at the huge turn out at the ward level. We experienced a low turn out at the local government level but It is now more closer to them and I think that is why the turn out has been very impressive.
Since it commenced at the ward level on April 11, and to this day, we are amazed at the huge turn out.
" Our pain and concern is that in a centre like this,/Saint Michael Primary School in Ajilosun in Ado Ekiti Local Government Area we still have over 1000 or 500 people coming for registration while only 200 ended up being registered.
" This is also so in other local government areas like Ikere, in Saint John Primary School there, many people are struggling with INEC officials demanding that they register them. In Moba Local government and Iyin local Government even go to the Saint Patrick Nursery and Primary school close to us here, there are still many more who wants to register but have not been able to do so.
" This is why we are expecting that it would be very helpful if the exercise extended at least for two days by INEC and more personnel should be added to those in each centre.
All the places we have been to, the people yearn for an extension of the registration.
You also know that every states now wants to increase the registration of their people to boost the number in the state.
We know that INEC is trying to ensure that they would be able to cater for the ones already registered, print their cards on time and all that, but if we consider the reality on ground where so many people are coming out to register one would recommend that the INEC should give two days extension and it should be during the weekend so many people would have the opportunity to come.
The first two following days should be used for more mobilisation and sensitization.
" The sensitization exercise for this registration was very low. However, we also commend the efforts of the government and party officials who have worked very well in mobilizing their people for the registration.
We also want to advise the people who have registered before not to return to the centres for double registration and constitute unnecessary crowd there, " he said.
Meanwhile, Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has said prospective voters who could not be registered during the just-concluded voters registration exercise at ward level would be conveyed to the local government offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to do so by the state government
He stated this in Ado-Ekiti on Monday while monitoring the six-day continuous voters registration exercise at ward level that ended on Monday.
Fayose, who visited Ward Eleven registration point at St Thomas Primary School, Irona, Ado-Ekiti, Ward Four registration point at St Michael's Primary School, Ajilosun, Ado-Ekiti among others, expressed unhappiness with the high number of people yet to be registered.
At Ward Eleven registration point, the Registration Officer, Mr Ajayi Oluwasola, said the number of people they could register was limited compared to the turnout.
At Ward Four registration point, the INEC officials there said the battery of their machine was down and that some people were harassing them.
Fayose subsequently ordered that a generator be purchased to help provide power.
"We just have to do something about the situation we have on hand now. If these people are not able to register, they may not do so until the next four years. We have always been telling our people to register as it is their civic duty." We had requested that INEC should extend the exercise but since they won't do that, we have to assist our people in order that they won't miss this opportunity. People should be registered not only for election purposes, but data gathered is also used for other things," he said. More photos below.
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