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|Music/Radio / Watch Carissa Sharon Oyakhilome's New Music Video 'holy Spirit' by cathytemi(f): 12:28pm On Apr 18, 2018|
Minister of the Gospel, singer, songwriter and bandleader, Carissa Sharon Oyakhilome is out with her new music video 'Holy Spirit'.Carissa whose father is Rev. Dr. Chris Oyakhilome, founder of Christ Embassy ("Believers’ LoveWorld Nation“) is also the leader of the 'Lit Church London'.
In her words;
I wrote this song about the most important person here on earth, the, the Holy Spirit, and as I was praying and fellowshipping with Him, He gave me the lyrics and the melody. The song is very dear to my heart. I pray and believe that you will be touched by His loving presence and inspired to live a deep and powerful relationship with the loving-kind Spirit of God who reveals to you the presence of the Father and of Jesus Christ Himself! Enjoy the video recorded in the beautiful scenery of Switzerland. The sequences emphasize on what happens when you worship the Holy Spirit. He will take you out of the noisiness of the world and elevate you into His glorious presence. God bless you!
Watch the video produced by @you_church and shot in Switzerland below;
|Celebrities / Actress Michelle Dede Assaulted By Police In Lagos by cathytemi(f): 2:43pm On Apr 15, 2018|
At about 6am this morning. I was stopped by policemen at the checkpoint on Adewunmi Adepimpe Drive, Lekki Phase 1. Coming from a prayer vigil. I and the female Taxify driver where harassed by officers and one of them eventually grabbed and pushed me violently.
Had I not been standing in front of another officer, whom I fell onto, I would have been pushed to the ground.
They called us prostitutes, including hurling other insults and had I not called one of the attendees of the vigil, I’m sure worse would have happened. The officers walked away only when they heard a male voice on the speaker of my phone.
Aggressive behaviour by armed policemen is unacceptable, especially when no one has threatened or physically touched the policeman!
In Nigeria many people have horror stories of police brutality and only rarely is something done about it.
If policemen want to check a car, do so, don’t pretend you want to check a car, when the only thing you are interested in is my wallet. I have previously been asked by policemen at the same check point to empty the contents of my bag and wallet onto the boot of the car. I did so so quietly, even as they searched through my belongings and counted the money spread on the boot!
See more on [url]http://peoplespostng.com/news/2018/04/dear-gov-ambode-women-in-your-city-are-not-safe-actress-michelle-dede-on-her-ordeal-with-the-police/
|Celebrities / Actress Peggy Ovire Marks Her Birthday With Stunning New Photos by cathytemi(f): 1:47am On Oct 21, 2017|
Beautiful actress, producer and fashion entrepreneur Peggy Ovire is a year older today October 21, 2017, the former beauty queen who made her acting debut in 2013 shared some beautiful pictures to mark her birthday.
See all the pictures on http://peoplespostng.com/news/2017/10/actress-peggy-ovire-marks-her-birthday-with-stunning-new-photos/
|Travel / Re: Canada Visit/tourist Visa Discussion. by cathytemi(f): 1:44pm On Sep 29, 2017|
|Travel / Re: Canada Visit/tourist Visa Discussion. by cathytemi(f): 1:43pm On Sep 29, 2017|
|Travel / Re: Canada Visit/tourist Visa Discussion. by cathytemi(f): 11:54pm On Sep 28, 2017|
I applied for a visitor's visa back in June (online), after which I secured a USA visitor's visa. My question now is, is it necessary to inform the Canadian embassy via email of the latest development?
I will appreciate your candid advice. Thank you.
|Celebrities / Funke Kuti Suffers Severe Asthma Attack by cathytemi(f): 4:16pm On Aug 25, 2017|
Laila SMD On Her Traumatic Experience In A Hospital As Daughter, Funke Kuti Suffers Severe Asthma Attack
Life coach and social activist, Laila St. Matthew-Daniel has told of her terrifying experience today as her first daughter, Funke Kuti suffered an “overwhelming” asthma attack today.
Funke, Afrobeat king, Femi Kuti’s ex-wife, was rushed to and hospital, Healing Stripes today after suffering breathing difficulties and despite the severity of his condition, the hospital staff were totally ‘clueless’ and she had to be rushed to another hospital, she narrated.
Read her post below;
Traumatic Medical drama for me today! Some hospitals are death traps!
My oldest daughter Funke had a terrible asthma attack this morning. She was rushed to the Healing Stripes Hospital in front of Four Points. By this time her sister Oyinda had got there whilst I was on my way. Then I got another call that they were in an Ambulance on way to St. Nicholas. Why?
It turned out that the Doctor and ‘nurses’ at Healing Stripes were clueless on how to handle the case and were running round in circles! Before they could even operate their oxygen, my daughter was going into spasms – at this panic point Oyinda shouted that they should get an oxygen ambulance to take her to St. Nicholas – the Dr, obviously relieved, agreed and arranged one.
When they got here the nurse that accompanied her couldn’t answer any questions. They didn’t even call ahead that an emergency patient was on the way – Imagine!!!! But the SNH crew began Treatment instantaneously once Oyinda told them it was an asthma attack cos Funke was at danger point as of then – that was when I arrived!
I must commend the medical professionalism of the Doctor and nurSt. Nicholas Hospital Lagosl Lagos – and the way they took control was amazing. Equipments, on point!!! She had to go through series of tests and though she had another relapse, she stabilized and is under admission overnight to observe her.
Read more on http://peoplespostng.com/news/2017/08/laila-smd-on-her-traumatic-experience-in-a-hospital-as-daughter-funke-kuti-suffers-severe-asthma-attack/
|Celebrities / Cintron Brand Ambassador, Juliet Ibrahim Sizzles In New Promo Photos by cathytemi(f): 3:02pm On Jul 14, 2017|
Juliet Ibrahim, the award winning actress and brand ambassador for Cintron, an international premium lifestyle beverage brand, just released some photographs from her new promo shoot for the brand.
Juliet was announced Cintron’s brand ambassador for Africa last year 2016, joining the international brand Ambassador, Akon.
See more photos on
Stylist - @dzynbabe
|Health / Nigerian, Tayo Fatunmbi Arikawe Wins The Best Of The Best Pharmacist Award In UK by cathytemi(f): 3:49pm On Jul 13, 2017|
Nigerian-born Pharmacist, Olutayo Fatunmbi Arikawe has won the Best of the Best Pharmacists in UK award at the C & D Awards. The 13 winners were announced at an awards ceremony at the five-star Celtic Manor resort in Wales.
The elated winner took to twitter;
Thanks everyone for your vote, love and support. 'The best of the best' Pharmacist. I am honoured. #cdaward
— LTCoaching&Consultng (@OlutayoArikawe) July 13, 2017
According to the award organizers,
The pharmacy Mrs Arikawe manages organised an impressive array of events to promote healthy living to its local community, including hosting fitness sessions and pole dancing classes on the premises, as well as an annual health funfair.
The Priory also ran a chlamydia service, alongside outreach work with local colleges to offer workshops on sexual health to young people.
When it comes to services, smoking cessation was a priority, with lots of messaging to prompt customers to ask questions about the scheme. Ms Arikawe took every opportunity to “have the conversation” when a customer came in with a cough, and revealed they had a 100-cigarette-a-day habit. “Developing a rapport, reassuring her that we could support her to give up – and empowering her to do it – all helped," Ms Arikawe told C+D last year. "As pharmacists, we’re not here to be judgmental, we’re just here for support.”
As a teaching and training pharmacy, it also accommodates weekly team development meetings to ensure everyone has the chance to reach their potential. No surprise that Ms Arikawe also received the C+D Award for Pharmacy Manager of the Year 2016.
|Celebrities / Share The Gala, Share The Booze! Harrysong Welcomes Twins! by cathytemi(f): 2:49pm On Jun 22, 2017|
According to reports via @kimanioffair, Nigerian singer Harrison Tare Okiri better known as Harrysong has broken the baby Mama record as he welcomes a set of twins.
The twins, a boy and a girl were delivered in Beverly Hills, California
While the baby boy has been christened, “PEREZ” meaning wealth in Ijaw language, the baby girl’s name was adapted from Harrysong’s own name (Tare) and has been called “TARELA”, which means love.
Harrysong who has officially joined the league of Nigerian musicians in the baby mama train is very excited about this as this is coming at a time when he’s planning on releasing his Double Album.
|Celebrities / Actress, Sonia Ibrahim Marks Her Birthday With Stunning New Pictures by cathytemi(f): 7:43am On Jun 17, 2017|
The Award-winning ‘Number One Fan’ Actress, Sonia Ibrahim is a year older today, 17, June 2017.
To mark her day, she is sharing these amazing photos with her fans and wellwishers.
Sonia, talented in more than one way is a model and she can sing too!
See the pictures taken by Eleanor Goodey below.
Styling – @moashystyling
Lashes – @shadesbyjulietibrahim
See more photos on http://peoplespostng.com/news/2017/06/actress-sonia-ibrahim-marks-her-birthday-with-stunning-new-pictures/
|Celebrities / Actress, Halima Abubakar Marks Her Birthday With Stunning New Pictures by cathytemi(f): 12:51pm On Jun 12, 2017|
Actress, Halima Abubakar is a year today and the Kofi-born thespian who just went through a life-changing experience has every cause to be happy so she shared these new beautiful photos with her fans and wellwishers.
Happy birthday to the beautiful Halima. We wish her long life!
|Celebrities / Episode 7 Of Toyin Lawani’s Reality TV Show ‘tiannah’s Empire’ Is Out by cathytemi(f): 9:35pm On Jun 06, 2017|
Tiannah’s Empire Reality TV Show reveals the behind the scenes daily activities of serial entrepreneur and fashion mogul, Toyin Lawani, and how she juggles from controlling 30 different business and being a mum of two lovely kids, Tiannah and Tenor.
Click to watch: http://peoplespostng.com/news/2017/06/episode-7-of-toyin-lawanis-reality-tv-show-tiannahs-empire-is-out/
|Health / Beibei Haven Foundation Support Couples With Infertility Challenges by cathytemi(f): 9:07pm On Jun 06, 2017|
Beibei Haven Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation which provides support for women and couples who are experiencing infertility challenges is back with another edition of its annual dinner reception and fundraiser ball. This year’s edition tagged “The Pink and Blue Ball” is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 10th June 2017 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The event will have guests come together to enjoy an evening of entertainment including a 3-course meal, complimentary drinks and music by A-list Djs and entertainers.
The aim of the ball is to help raise funds for Beibei Haven Foundation to continue to offer free grants to women and couples who are having challenges such as Infertility, Pregnancy/baby loss and Genotype challenges with focus on low income earners. All proceeds will go directly to helping these couples who need medical assistance.
Mrs. Tade Alalade, Founder of Beibei Haven Foundation struggled with trying to conceive in the early years of her marriage. She lived in fear of being judged by what she was going through and was unable to find adequate support to help her through.
In addition to her fertility challenges, financial difficulties also played a major role as she could not afford the necessary treatments and had to resort to getting a loan which led her to work constantly for the first 2 years of her marriage to pay for fertility treatments.
It is based on her experience that she decided to establish the Beibei Haven Foundation to support other women and couples who are struggling to conceive by giving them the assurance that they are not alone in their fertility journey and all hope is not lost.
Saturday, 10th June 2017
Ozumba Mbadiwe Avenue opposite 1004, Victoria Island, Lagos
Pink & Blue
|Celebrities / Iyanya Gets Kenya Girls Drooling At Pool Side Party by cathytemi(f): 8:56pm On Jun 06, 2017|
Mavin Record singer, Iyanya left no one in doubt of his stage performance credentials in Kenya over the weekend.
His Kenyan female fans couldn’t have enough of him over the weekend at an exclusive party that held at the upscale B –CLUB nestled at Diamond Plaza. When the sexy singer stripped of his shirt, his Kenyan female fans struggled to touch his Abs.
The party was the climax of his short tour for his Signature EP put together by Temple Management East Africa office in Nairobi. The singer dished out some popular songs of his EP such as Hold On, Up 2 Somtin and Baby Ansa among others.
Iyanya also visited some Radio and TV Stations and recorded a few collaborations with top East African acts.
More photos on http://peoplespostng.com/news/2017/06/iyanya-gets-kenya-girls-drooling-at-pool-side-party/
|Celebrities / Re: Photos: K1 Chills With Wife Titi Masha And Kids In Chicago by cathytemi(f): 1:54pm On Jun 06, 2017|
|Celebrities / Effective Today, I Become A Political Activist” – Kemi Olunloyo by cathytemi(f): 1:49pm On Jun 06, 2017|
Newly released, Kemi Olunloyo who just rounded up at a press conference she held with members of the Nigerian media in Port Harcourt has declared that she is now a political activist and is planning to testify at the Senate on press freedom and prison reform.
Kemi who claims her travel passport was seized as part of her bail conditions said she will return to journalism as soon as her defamation case is over.
|Celebrities / Photos: K1 Chills With Wife Titi Masha And Kids In Chicago by cathytemi(f): 1:27pm On Jun 06, 2017|
The king of fuji music, Wasiu Ayinde Marshal who is currently on vacation shared this lovely picture of hi wife Titi and their beautiful kids. The musician who is gearing up for the listening party/release of Fuji The Sound EP wrote;
“Finally at home with my wife and children in chi town..”
In an earlier post, the Fuji music legend had shared his vacation itinerary;
“Vacation update….. Lagos, Frankfurt, New York, Chicago….dats family time..
Chicago to Montreal for 2017 Fomula One, back to Toronto @ Home in Mississauga..
Buffalo to Chicago
Chicago to Los Angeles
Los Angeles to Miami Beach
Miami to Fort Lauderdale
Fort Lauderdale straight to the cruise ship..
HARMONY OF THE SEAS – Currently the biggest & the newest cruise
Day 1 Cruising
Day 2 Cruising
Day 3 touch down @ PHILIPSBURG, ST MAARTEN
DAY 4 touch down @ SAN JUAN- PUERTO RICO
Day 5 touch down @ LABADEE HAITI
Day 6 Cruising
Day 7 back to Fort Lauderdale Florida
Then to New York @ The Waldorf Astoria..
Depart America Via FRANKFURT to Lagos Nigeria
Then back home @ Ule Omo Ojusagbola Villa at Ijebu Ode…
Then the listening Party / Release of “FUJITHESOUND” E.P
AIYE SHI NLO NONI” he wrote.
See more pictures on http://peoplespostng.com/news/2017/06/photos-k1-chills-with-wife-titi-masha-and-kids-in-chicago/
|TV/Movies / Watch Episode 1 Of Funke Akindele Bello & JJC Skillz’s New TV Series ‘industreet by cathytemi(f): 12:54am On Jun 05, 2017|
Watch Episode 1 of “Industreet” created & directed by JJC Skillz and his wife Funke Akindele Bello. Industreet is a music oriented television drama based on the African entertainment scene.
The series features a line up of amazing actors the likes of Funke Akindele Bello herself, Linda Ejiofor, Lydia Forson, Leo Ugochukwu, Daddy Freeze, Kay Switch and more.
Click on link to watch the latest episode below;
|Celebrities / It’s A Girl For Seyi & Layal Tinubu! by cathytemi(f): 3:22pm On Jun 04, 2017|
It's celebration galore in the home of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the Jagaban of Borgu and his wife Senator Remi Tinubu as their son Seyi and his wife, Layal Tinubu have just welcomed their latest grandchild a bouncing baby girl!
This baby coming now just adds to the excitement that's already on ground, as Seyi's brand Loatsad Promo, an advert agency is enjoying very plenty of attention as we speak and raking in good money from it.
The bouncing baby girl was born at the Great Portland Hospital, which is located on the Great Portland Street at the West end of London in Marylebone. It is a private hospital, in fact the only private hospital in the whole of London dedicated entirely to the care of women and children.
See more http://peoplespostng.com/news/2017/06/its-a-girl-for-seyi-layal-tinubu/
|Celebrities / Akala, Osoba, Muiz Banire Attend Obanikoro’s Mum Burial In Lagos by cathytemi(f): 8:16pm On Jun 03, 2017|
Ex-Nigerian High Commissioner to Ghana, Musiliu Obanikoro has buried his mum, Alhaja Wosilat Ejide Obanikoro in Lagos.
The burial, which took place at the Ikoyi cemetery, Lagos, had notable politicians that include ex-Governor of Oyo State, Adebayo Alao Akala; ex-Governor of Ogun State, Aremo Olusegun Osoba and the deputy speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon Wasiu Eshinlokun in attendance.
See more on http://peoplespostng.com/news/2017/06/akala-osoba-muiz-banire-attend-obanikoros-mum-burial-in-lagos/
|Celebrities / Perfectly Platinum! We Love Juliet Ibrahim’s Long Icy Tresses by cathytemi(f): 7:18pm On Jun 03, 2017|
Just like the star style that she is, actress Juliet Ibrahim’s hairdo is worth swooning over. The purplish blue to crystal ice hair accentuates the Globacom Ambassador’s beauty and completely illuminates her face.
See more photos on http://peoplespostng.com/news/2017/06/perfectly-platinum-we-love-juliet-ibrahims-long-icy-tresses/
|Celebrities / TV Gal Bolanle Olukanni Is #uberhot For Jumia’s ‘trend Alert’ Series by cathytemi(f): 6:49pm On Jun 03, 2017|
The latest edition of Jumia Fashion #TrendAlert features the ultra sexy Bolanle Olukanni as she takes us on a ride through millennial style!
You can follow @shopjumiafashion to shop her style!
Styling & Videography: Jumia Style Team
Makeup: Doranne Beauty
Hair: Vavavoom Styles
Photography: TCD Photography
See more pictures on http://peoplespostng.com/news/2017/06/tv-gal-bolanle-olukanni-is-uberhot-for-jumias-trend-alert-series/
|Celebrities / Actress Kemi Stone Drops New Photos Ahead Of Fashion Line & Travel Show Launch by cathytemi(f): 1:55pm On May 30, 2017|
Fast rising Nollywood actress, Kemi Stone has released some hot new promo pictures ahead of projects to be launched in September.
The sizzling new shoot which features pieces and accessories from her collection is a prelude to her ‘Kemi Stone’ fashion line collection and ‘Let’s Go Places With Kemi Stone’, travel and tour guide show launch in September.
The light-skinned actress, model and fashion entrepreneur who has been in hiatus for a while to enable her study fashion design in Dubai is back in full force to rebrand her fashion line @kemistonecollection and kick off her travel and tour guide show ‘Let’s Go Places With Kemi Stone’ which will go live on the 1st of September 2017.
Kemi’s passion for the make-believe world made her delve into acting in 2007. She made the bold move after watching one of Wale Adenuga’s Super Story series and soon after enrolled to study acting at the Pencil Film Institute where she met a couple of friends who invited her to several movie auditions at the National Art Theatre,Iganmu, Lagos and the rest they say is history.
She has produced two movies, ‘Ojo Kan’ and ‘Ijogbon’ and has featured in several others.
Apart from acting, she is also into fashion designing and contemporary jewellery designing.
Kemi who likes to refer to herself as the ‘Queen of all trades’ is also a model. She has featured in a couple of TV commercials prominent of which is the Globacom TVC with King Sunny Ade.
See pictures from the shoot, a behind the scene video and teaser of Let’s Go Places With Kemi Stone’ below.
Click on link for more photos
|Jobs/Vacancies / Top 5 Financial Mistakes To Avoid When You Get A Salary Raise by cathytemi(f): 10:23am On May 30, 2017|
Congratulations, you just got a salary raise. You are excited because your paycheck will soon arrive. As a result, you may get carried away by your well-paying job.This clearly stated, it’s easier than you think to make some financial mistakes when you anticipate a juicy pay package. So, if you just got a salary raise, Jumia Travel, the leading online travel agency discusses the financial mistakes you should avoid. Please take note!
Making a big purchase
Do not rush to make any big purchase immediately you get a salary raise. You should wait for several months before spending big. Also, you need to evaluate the cost effect of whatever you are spending on your income and lifestyle. You don't want to be broke because of this. The rule of thumb is that the more you earn, the less you should spend.
Buying on credit
Due to the fact that you are expecting a huge paycheck, you buy things on credit at a Lagos store. You should make do with what you have so that you won't spend your whole salary on settling debts.
Not revising your budget
A budget is very essential in tracking your spending. And since earn more, you should try as much as possible to revise your budget. It will help you track the new things you want to spend money and also help you determine if it's worth it.
Telling people about your new paycheck
It's good news that you got a raise. There's the tendency that you want to tell everyone. But wait for a second, informing people about your new pay may not be a good idea because some people will take advantage of this to loan money from you. So, keep it to yourself.
Whether you earn a huge income or not, you should always save. However, it is more important when you get a raise because there is every likelihood that you will increase your expenses because of the more money you are earning.
|Celebrities / Susan Peters Rocks A Million Naira Dress For Her 37th Birthday Shoot by cathytemi(f): 3:23am On May 30, 2017|
Today is Nollywood actress Susan Peter’s birthday and the the ‘Duchess of Idoma’ has released some beautiful photos of herself rocking a £2,688.00, (approximately a million naira) cream caramel tulle sequence cap sleeve dress from the LuxuryByFeyi SS16 collection.
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|Politics / The Shape Of The New Biafra By Chilee Agunanna by cathytemi(f): 5:20pm On May 29, 2017|
At the risk of sounding vulgar, I wish to apply this Igbo proverb here: “Kinsmen are like the hairs around the anus, they can neither be shaved or pulled.” The Igbos fighting for Biafra are like those hairs, they are going about it the wrong way for now and dying unnecessarily, but they are our kinsmen and we cannot disown them, rather we can tell them not to die in vain like they are doing, because they are not doing anyone any good.
At the right time and in due course, their style of the struggle will be needed but it is not at this moment. We also say in Igboland that, “In a wealthy man’s house, all kinds of characters abound—the strong, the weak, the loud, the meek, the violent and the peaceful, the honest and the thieves….” So whichever way you want to fight for Biafra, your skills will be needed, it’s just for you to await the right time and place.
At the moment, if you want to use violence in the struggle, follow the example of Apostle Johnson Suleiman, preach it, shout it, threaten it, but never go outside in the name of any demonstration because you will only be canon fodder for trigger happy soldiers and policemen ordered to kill you and no matter how unfair, unjust and unlawful your death is, you can never resurrect. You do not have two lives where you can use one to fight and die for the struggle and use the other to live and enjoy Biafra when it comes. You only have one and we need you to be alive whenever Biafra is achieved.
There is always a time to defend and attack and now is the time for defence. Let us first defend ourselves from the Fulani Herdsmen rampaging about and killing our people instead of wasting our lives in demonstrations shouting for Biafra. It is better to die while defending yourself than to place yourself in the path of unnecessary danger through demonstrations.
You should even worry about the quality of the people that kill you. A comedian once joked that he would prefer to be jammed by someone driving a Hummer Jeep than one driving a Keke. It is people you have labeled animals that are killing you and you are answering a messiah or sacrifice. Messiah for who? Sacrifice for what? What do you gain from that?
Biafra does not need that type of sacrifice at the moment; if you have to die, you have to die honourably and your death has to count towards something and statistics have to at least capture you. These days we hardly know the correct figure of people that are killed, the numbers are usually disputed and coupled with that the soldiers and police usually deny killing anyone, so why die when no one will admit to killing you and your number won’t even be reflected in the data?
We need everyone alive for the struggle. If you see they are shooting people, run away because he who fights and runs away, lives to fight another day. Don’t die struggle now, we need people to live for the struggle. That is the current situation.
The way to the new Biafra is through self and nation building. Develop yourself and get ready to play a part, develop your land and your people, train them, help them and give them good governance if you are in a position of power.
In fact we already have Biafra but we do not realize it; we do not cherish it; we betray it; we steal from it; we cheat on it; we kill it.
The East is already Biafra but we do not nurture it because of the selfish and stealing leaders we have in Igboland. How can we realize Biafra when a governor uses the people’s money to erect Christmas Trees while slashing the salaries of workers and pensioners and still not paying them the rest? How can we realize Biafra when a governor has turned the state government to his own family’s business and we do nothing about it? How can we realize Biafra when a governor instead of paying his people decides to deceive them with a fake and non-existent airline?
Or do we talk about Biafra in Enugu State, the original capital of Biafra where Ugwuanyi ran to Abuja to laugh and pose for pictures with Buhari when his people had been massacred? How can we have Biafra when after the massacre, Ugwuanyi welcomes the Sultan of Sokoto with fanfare and praise instead of expressing anger and threatening retaliation for the death of his people just like El Rufai threatened that the Fulanis would in this 2012 tweet: “We write this for all to read. Anyone, soldier or not that kills the Fulani takes a loan repayable one day no matter how long it takes.”
Where is this where instead of patronizing Innoson Motors who is right there with us, they are still buying Toyota and BMW cars? Where is this Biafra my people?
We cannot have Biafra until we develop Igboland and make it Biafra. Nothing is holding us from making sure the leaders of Igboland lead honestly and accountably.
What we need to do now is to strategize and elect humane leaders for Igboland who can develop our land; people who will not eat our collective share of the “National Cake” alone, only then we can take a step forward and say we are Biafra before demanding for Biafra from anybody we accuse of holding it.
Note: While writing this article, I also saw one by the Areafada, Charly Boy, titled: “Let us pause on the fantasy tagged Biafra for now” which expressed most of the same sentiments in my piece in a better way.
A recent update to this piece reads thus;
I have said this before, I am Biafran. I support the concept of Biafra. But the way some of my Igbo brothers are going about it is alarming. Once anyone raises any idea contrary to theirs about how things should be done, they will curse him to death and threaten to kill him.
This is not the way of Biafra. The war for Biafra has been fought a long time ago and we are past that now. All we need is to develop our lands and our people; to elevate the areas that represented Biafra during the period of that war and that is Biafra.
We cannot come and say Nigeria should let us go when no one is holding us. When we cannot even receive honesty and good governance from the people governing us in the states of Biafra, how can we claim someone is holding us?
Nnamdi Kanu preaches hatred and death and I can say this and repeat it, we can never get Biafra through his message or leadership. Anyone can claim him as a leader but he is not the leader of the Igbos. Many of you can come here and curse and say whatever you want, but we are all part of this and no one owns the land more than the other.
He is leading a lot of young men and women to their early graves. So many people have already died abominable deaths by listening to him. Do you people think that his hatred will go away if we get Biafra? No, he will simply redirect it to other Igbos and command peope to worship him.
All I see happening is people preparing themselves and giving Buhari and his soldiers another reason to shoot them like they shot others and nothing has happened.
If you want Biafra, go and develop yourself, develop your community, demand good governance from your rulers, be peaceful and get ready to take Biafra!
Chilee Agunanna is a Nigerian journalist and you can reach him on Social Media @ChileeChills.
|Celebrities / See What Juliet Ibrahim & Mercy Johnson Are Up To As They Host Glo Event by cathytemi(f): 9:44pm On May 28, 2017|
Nollywood actresses Juliet Ibrahim and Mercy Johnson are the hosts of the Glo Laffta Fest in Calabar, Cross River state and the beautiful and curvaceous duo are super gorgeous tonight as usual.
You can never get bored with these two, see pictures of them looking fly below and a clip of them on stage wig snatching, wig swapping and all.
Credits for Juliet Ibrahim
Makeup by @yangaprobeauty
Makeup Products: @shadesbyjulietibrahim lashes and @modacosmeticswestafrica lipstick
|Education / Tough Times Don’t Last! Harvard Graduate Shares His Inspiring Story by cathytemi(f): 5:37pm On May 28, 2017|
Harvard Graduate Shannon Satonori Lytle shares his story of determination and perseverance on Facebook yesterday, his story might just inspire someone and spur them not to lose hope. Read below.
In high school, I flipped burgers at McDonald’s so I could afford the privilege of taking the SAT. I fed and cared for my three baby siblings until they went to sleep and stayed up until 4am to do my homework. I walked home through a dangerous part of the city after extracurriculars because I couldn’t afford a car.
I stuck my laptop out of my window at night to steal my neighbor’s wifi and finish my schoolwork. I was scoffed at and told, “from this part of Ohio, only the children of doctors and lawyers get to go to Ivy League Schools.”
In college, I panicked when my laptop broke because I had worked 150 minimum wage hours to buy it. I scrubbed toilets, shelved books, and sold clothing so I could chase my dreams and travel the world. Throughout my life, I have maneuvered and begged for every kind of subsidy and coupon. I’m the son of a warehouse worker and an immigrant; a first generation student. Today, I graduated from Harvard.
|Events / Lagos@50: Olamide, Davido, Tekno, KSA, Obey, Pasuma, Others To Perform by cathytemi(f): 5:39pm On May 27, 2017|
...Celebrations to climax with spectacular fireworks, says LASG
The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to climax the Lagos@50 celebrations with a spectacular display of fireworks.
The Government, in a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, said the fireworks would be on display at midnight of Sunday, May 28 on the water of Eko Atlantic.
”This is to inform the public that there will be a display of fireworks as part of the music and fashion show to round off the 50th
Anniversary Celebrations of the State. The fireworks will be on display at exactly 12 midnight at the Eko Atlantic City during the Golden Concert. Residents do not need to panic or nurse any fear whatsoever when they hear the sound of the fireworks as it is only just a symbolic way to draw the curtains of what has been a very splendid and successful celebration of our golden State.”
“Residents who cannot attend the concert can also catch it live on Television as it promises to be a historic and exciting night of fun and maximum entertainment”, Ayorinde said.
The Commissioner also expressed the gratitude of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to the sponsors of the fireworks, Eko Atlantic Nigeria Limited.
The Lagos@50 Celebration, which began on May 27, 2016, has featured series of events and activities to showcase the cultural essence of the State, including Jazz Meets Runway, International Conferences, Arts Exhibition, Film Shows, among others.
50 top artistes who have ruled the Lagos music scene over the years are expected to perform at the concert.
Some of the artistes billed to perform include juju music maestros - King Sunny Ade and Evangelist Ebenezer Obey as well as the legendry Highlife Patriarch, Sir Victor Olaiya.
Other superstars on board are Davido, Tekno, Phyno, Olamide, Humble Smith, Adekunle Gold, Lil Kesh, Partoranking, ‘Mr Capable’ Banky W, Runtown, Vanessa, MI, Eedris Abdulkareem, Mr. Eazi, DJ Spinall and Waka Music star, Queen Salawa Abeni.
Also expected are star Fuji artistes like Adewale Ayuba, Abass Akande Obesere and Wasiu Alabi (Pasuma Wonder).
The Concert would also feature a fashion show to depict the evolution of fashion in Lagos state.
|Music/Radio / New Music: Ruggedman – Is Police Your Friend? by cathytemi(f): 4:32pm On May 27, 2017|
Ruggedman comes out with a new song and it is a super conscious track talking about the actions of some Nigerian police officers on youths of today that he sees as wrong.
It seems some police officers assume every young man is a fraudster or cyber thief (Yahoo boy) or every young lady is a prostitute and some officers see it as normal to go outside the law by searching people’s private properties without a warrant or probable cause and even going as far as causing physical bodily harm.
It is definately a social awareness song to educate the people and the police alike on how to treat each other.
The beautiful part of the song is how Ruggedman adds the voice/words of the super efficient Lagos State Police PRO “Supol Dolapo Opeyemi Badmus”. Taken from a video in which she is seen and heard stating certain dos and donts on police actions.
The song also contains samples from “American Faaji” by The Paramount King of Fuji Abass Akande Obesere.
The track is produced by Seanz Beat
Mixed and mastered by Marqai
DOWNLOAD : http://mpjamz.com/s/d8b5d61d9
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JUST STREAM THE SONG FROM THE LINK ABOVE, THEN IN THE COMMENTS SECTION WRITE #POLICE AND YOUR NUMBER.
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