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Bonucci Wants Another Euro 2016 Win Over Spain Posted: 04 Oct 2016 10:55 PM PDT

Leonardo Bonucci is charging his team to garner motivation from the Euro 2016 win over Spain, as they prepare to play them in the WC qualifier. Del Bosque was in charge, when Spain tried to claim a third consecutive Euro trophy, only for Conte’s Italy to eliminate them in the last 16. Both teams have changed coaches since then, but Bonucci admits he gets a thrill when he remembers the 2-0 win at France. “When I think about Paris, I get excited,” he said at a news conference. “Those memories really pump me up because we put one of the strongest national teams in the world to the sword, although in that very moment they weren’t at their best physically. “I really hope to transmit this feeling to the team and that many of my team-mates who were in Paris that afternoon will feel the same. “If so, it will mean that we will take the pitch with the right awareness, the right humbleness and the right willingness.” Bonucci did concede that changes at the helm would make this a very different fixture to last time, though. “We will face a different Spanish side from the one we faced at the Euros,” he said. “They will have new motivation because of the new coach and they will also have different mental and physical conditions. “They will be eager to redeem themselves after losing at the Euros, hence we will need to do something more than what we did in Israel [a 3-1 win] because we play against one of the best national teams in the world.” The post Bonucci Wants Another Euro 2016 Win Over Spain appeared first on
Embiid Finally Makes NBA Debut And Scores 6 Posted: 04 Oct 2016 10:44 PM PDT

It was operation night for first round pick Ben Simmons and debut night for Joel Embiid, who missed his first two seasons due to foot injury. The former lottery pick scored six points, made four rebounds and blocked two shots in the 13 minutes he played for Phila. The 7-foot-2 Cameroonian helped the Sixer’s claim a 92-89 victory over the Boston Celtics. “It felt great,” Embiid said after the game. “It was one of my goals. I’m happy I crossed it off the list.” “I was pretty nervous,” he admitted. “I had trouble breathing, but once I got that first bucket, everything slowed down. I started seeing the game easier.” Philadelphia coach Brett Brown said prior to the game that he planned to limit Embiid to about 12 minutes. All of Embiid’s minutes came in the first half. “For his first game, when you watch him, you can see what can be with him,” Brown said. He missed his first three shots from the field, then scored on a turnaround in the lane with 1:18 remaining in the first quarter. He then knocked down a 23-foot jumper with one second left in the quarter. He made a pair of free throws in the second quarter. “Offensively, I was pretty bad,” Embiid said. “I’ve got to work on a lot of stuff. But I thought I was pretty good defensively.” His most recent game came back on March 1, 2014, when he was a freshman at Kansas. He was selected with the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, but he missed the past two NBA seasons because of foot injuries. Embiid had surgery on his right foot in June 2014 and again in August 2015. The post Embiid Finally Makes NBA Debut And Scores 6 appeared first on
Buhari Bows To Pressure, Orders Sale Of 2 Private Jets | Nigerians React Posted: 04 Oct 2016 03:49 PM PDT

The Muhammadu Buhari led government has advertised the sale of two private jets in the presidential fleet, in an attempt to cut down the size of the fleet.

READ ALSO: Dear Buhari, ‘Change Begins With Me’ Was A ‘Stolen’ Initiative – Afe Babalola (SAN)

A Falcon 7x and Hawker 4000 are the aircraft to be disposed, according to an advert placed on page 35 of Tuesday’s edition of ThisDay Newspaper. The Federal Government on Tuesday had put up a Falcon X70 and Hawker 400 from the presidential fleet on sale.The Federal Government on Tuesday had put up a Falcon X70 and Hawker 400 from the presidential fleet on sale. The advertorial detailed the specification of the planes as well as their performance levels, indicating that they were in pretty good condition. Interested buyers were asked to inspect the Falcon at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International, Airport, Abuja, and the Hawker at Cessna Zurich Citation Service Centre, Zurich, Switzerland. According to the notice from the Office of the National Security Adviser, the bids are to be quoted in dollars. Confirming the planned sale of the aircraft, Garba Shehu, the president’s senior special assistant on media and publicity, said:

 “This is correct. The federal government has put up an advert for the sale of some of the aircraft on the presidential fleet.” “This exercise is by no means complete,” he said in a statement. He also added, “The Commander of the Presidential Air Fleet will any time from now … hand over some other aircraft to the Airforce for their operations”.

Ben Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east, had sometimes ago urged the president to sell off all the jets.

“I appeal to @MBuhari to sell off our 11 presidential jets. Maintaining them at the current ₦5.3 Billion per annum is against #commonsense. Does it make #commonsense that our presidential air fleet is larger than the combined fleet of the Queen of England and the British PM?” he once wrote on Twitter.

Meanwhile, Nigerians have begun to react to the development:

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MUSIC: AlwaysOluwaseun Ft. RockSteady – Ejikami Posted: 04 Oct 2016 03:49 PM PDT

After the successful release of Olajumoke, AlwaysOluwaseun drops a fresh tune titled Ejikami featuring RockSteady. Produced by TaleenBeat.

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MUSIC: Mo’Rutty – Bolaji (Prod. By Obodo) Posted: 04 Oct 2016 03:41 PM PDT

It’s here, that signature sound that leaves you with the memory of your most favoured friend, family or lover. M’orutty tailored this song for you and yours. Her genre of music is pop in African toungue, she is unique in her style of music coupled with a strong passion, such that will join in moving Nigerian music to the height deserved. The song is produced by “OBODO” as an original property of Freeworld Musik & Entertainment owned by Michael DJ Falas. Listen below!   Note: There is a file embedded within this post, please visit this post to download the file. The post MUSIC: Mo’Rutty – Bolaji (Prod. By Obodo) appeared first on This posting includes an audio/video/photo media file: Download Now
VIDEO: Small Doctor Tumbles Off Stage At Jimmy’s Jump Off Posted: 04 Oct 2016 02:45 PM PDT

Singer Small Doctor took a not-so-small tumble off the stage at last weekend’s Jimmy’s Jump Off. He was performing his hit single, Mosquito Killer at the event which held at the Ikeja City Mall when the incident happened. READ: MUSIC: Ojayy Wright Ft. Cdq & Small Doctor – Mo fo (Remix)

Small Doctor falls off stage

Moving around the stage energetically, he failed to accurately measure his steps, leading to the embarrassing tumble. He joins artistes like Tonto Dikeh and Burna Boy, who have both taken a dive on stage. Watch the video below!

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Christensen “Bundesliga More Exciting Than EPL” Posted: 04 Oct 2016 12:39 PM PDT

Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen who is currently on loan at Borussia Mochengladbach believes the bundesliga is more exciting than the EPL. The Denmark international has not had much playing experience in the EPL, but is in his second year on loan at Borussia Park. “I have only played one game in the Premier League so far, but I obviously trained with my Chelsea team-mates on a daily basis. It is still a different comparison to make, though,” the centre-back told the Bundesliga’s official website. “Perhaps the Premier League is a bit more organised defensively. It is very difficult to create chances in the Premier League. “The Bundesliga is the more entertaining league. Almost every game is [played] at a breathtaking pace, up and down, back and forth, attack and counter-attack. “And another thing that is different is the training culture, which is much harder in the Bundesliga than in the Premier League. It is really hard work here.” Christensen, 20, has been a key figure for Monchengladbach this campaign, making 10 appearances in all competitions. The post Christensen “Bundesliga More Exciting Than EPL” appeared first on
MUSIC: Newboi – You’re the one Posted: 04 Oct 2016 11:58 AM PDT

N.B.Y.N presents “Newboi” a reggea/ragga original dancehall artiste. Newboi has dropped the much anticipated song “you’re the one” its a tune that has the best feel of dancehall vibes and trust you will love it because this is a newboi thing produced by Phazehop.

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MUSIC: Yousluv – 1960 (Prod. Mr Jabulani) Posted: 04 Oct 2016 11:46 AM PDT

Yousluv Rises with his lyrical ability to deliver a new tune which he titled ‘1960’, Produced by ace producer Mr Jabulani. 1960 by Yousluv is strictly dedicated for the street and it’s infuse with high catchy lyrics with production perfection from Mr jabulani. Listen below and share.

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VIDEO: Drizzle – Igbedu (Dir. by Patrick Elis) Posted: 04 Oct 2016 11:34 AM PDT

Drizzle Lomo Rebrands to Drizzle, Drops New Single, Igbedu (AUDIO & VIDEO) Following the successful release of his first official single titled JUST U & I , Drizzle promised more hit singles and he’s back with a new party jam titled Igbedu. The video was shot in Miami by popular director, Patrick Elis. This song is very much a song for anybody that loves to groove to a smooth ballad with a great vocal and delivery. The new song showcases Drizzle’s unique and strong vocal dexterity once again. Igbedu is available on all major digital stores online which includes iTunes, Android, spotify, Amazon and other retailers with the full backing of label, BTWBC WORLDWIDE. Follow drizzle on all his social media platforms via @drizzlelomo

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109 Senators To Contribute N300,000 Each For IDPs Posted: 04 Oct 2016 10:10 AM PDT

109 Senators of the upper legislative chamber have agreed to donate N300,000 each to alleviate the plight of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in all camps in northeast Nigeria. The senate also expressed concern over the humanitarian crisis in the North East ravaged by Boko Haram insurgency, despite funds and supplies released to ameliorate conditions of the IDPs. Motion on North East will examine why we are losing so many of our children under 5 years to this extreme conditions in affected areasMotion on North East will examine why we are losing so many of our children under 5 years to this extreme conditions in affected areas [Twitter]The agreement was made immediately after the senate concluded deliberation on the Mounting Humanitarian crisis in the North East. In a motion on Tuesday, Bashir Gabai, a senator from Borno central, recalled that on November 17, 2015, the senate raised the amount proposed by the executive in the budget for IDPs from N6bn to 10bn, in recognition of the magnitude of the crisis. See more details on the outcome of senate meeting via tweets below:

Gabai alleged that “rather than use the money appropriated for the IDPs and the northeast to ameliorate the problems, the focus of the disbursement so far made has been used to feather other interest”, He therefore called on the senate to constitute an adhoc committee to ascertain how much had been released to the presidential initiative on the northeast and how these funds had been utilised from inception to date. He also asked the senate to investigate the diversion of grains and other food items meant for IDPs from strategic grain reserves. After a debate on the motion, the senate agreed to do more than just investigate by donating money to the IDPs.

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Nominees Have Been Announced For The 2016 ELOY Awards Posted: 04 Oct 2016 09:22 AM PDT

The nominees have been announced by Exquisite Magazine for the 2016 ELOY Awards. The show is set to hold on the 27th of November at the Intercontinental Hotel, Lagos. Tewa Onasanya, the founder and editor-in-chief of Exquisite Magazine said, “The criteria for the ELOY Awards focuses on the character of the individual, her ability and achievements and how her work impacts the Nigerian society, through Direct and Indirect leadership, Service, Commitment, Achievement, Integrity and Character and we look forward to celebrating all nominees and winners and all women”. To vote: text “ELOY” followed by “Nominee fullname” to 35070 and vote online at See the nominees below! unnamed (1) unnamed (2) unnamed (3) unnamed (4) unnamed (5) unnamed (6) unnamed (7) unnamed (8) unnamed (9) unnamed (10) unnamed (11) unnamed (12) unnamed   The post Nominees Have Been Announced For The 2016 ELOY Awards appeared first on
Time To Rally Round Bola Tinubu – Femi Aribisala Posted: 04 Oct 2016 09:19 AM PDT

Time To Rally Round Bola Tinubu, By Femi Aribisala Let me re-introduce myself in case you have forgotten. I have been an implacable critic of the politics of Bola Tinubu. Among others, I have written articles against Tinubu entitled: “What Does Tinubu Want?” “Time to Get Rid of Tinubu’s Cronies”; “Time to Disgrace the South-West Godfather”; and “Don’t Cry for Bola Tinubu.” I stand by every one of those articles, even though the warnings I gave in them went largely ignored.

This piece was written by Femi Aribisala. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of

Although many Tinubu supporters don’t seem to realise this, my opposition to Tinubu was not personal. My opposition was based on the grounds that Tinubu’s politics was shortsighted. In that regard, my position has been proved right. The strategic political objectives of Tinubu were unattainable and have been not been attained. In the first place, Tinubu’s recent politics were designed to make him a key player at the national level, as he has been at the regional level. He really wanted to become the vice-president of Nigeria. This has proved unattainable, and we warned him about that. Most of his so-called friends at the national level are fair-weather friends. They never really liked him and were afraid of him. Under no circumstances would they allow him to duplicate his stranglehold on South-West politics outside the South-West. The reality of Tinubu’s politics in Nigeria is that he can be a king-maker but will not be allowed to be king. The best Tinubu has been able to achieve has been to nominate a vice-president who, to all intents and purposes, is not even a major power-broker in government. As vice-president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has only succeeded in being a fall-guy; for the collapse of the naira and for the failure to date of the 2016 budget. In the second place, the strategic design of Tinubu’s politics was to make him a power behind the throne at the national level. This objective has also proved to be a pie-in-the-sky. Since becoming president, Buhari has largely ignored Tinubu’s counsels. Not a single Tinubu nominee became a minister in the president’s cabinet. Those who made it from the South-West were deliberately the people he did not want. Tinubu nominees failed to make the position of Senate president or Speaker of the House of Representatives. The APC has also failed to make Tinubu Chairman of its Board of Trustees. To date, Tinubu has no statutory post in the party he midwifed. The party chairman, thought to be a Tinubu man, has been bought over, so much so that Tinubu is now asking for his resignation; but to no effect. Having used Tinubu to win the election, he has been dumped like a used rag. It was because we anticipated this reversal of fortunes, that some of us were loud in warning Tinubu in the heady days of APC coalition-building. It was in that context that I later wrote my article saying: “Don’t Cry for Bola Tinubu” on the grounds that he deserved what happened to him. We warned that this would happen but he refused to listen. But now times have changed. The bombastic change platform on which APC fought and won the election has failed to materialise. The change we are now facing is one far worse than anything hitherto experienced. It is absolutely incredible that, in spite of the grandiloquent promises made during the 2015 election campaign, the dollar is now exchanging for the naira on the parallel market at virtually 500 to 1. Like the naira, the Nigerian economy is in freefall, going from bad to worse. But another change has also taken place and this one is political. It is finally apparent to Bola Tinubu that his friends in the APC are really not his friends at all. That is why he has now complained publicly and resigned as inconsequential “National Leader” of the party. Having used him to achieve their ends at the polls, his fair-weather APC friends have now indicated that they are not merely interested in dumping him, their plan is to decimate his ranks and render him powerless. They are now out to use their new-found vantage point to attack him in his hearth of the South-West and to split his coalition by sponsoring those in opposition to him and, if necessary, by rigging them into power at his expense. Given this development, this is not the time to tell Tinubu “we told you so; we warned you but you did not listen.” This is not the time to say: “Don’t Cry for Bola Tinubu.” This is the time to cry for Tinubu. As a mater of fact, this is the time for all true progressives to rally round Bola Tinubu. The reason for this is simple. Now that Tinubu has hopefully learnt his lesson, he should be more open to those of us who he thought were his enemies in the past but should now realise have always had his back. Tinubu should now be more amenable to wise counsel. Now that he has resigned from the honorific, but irrelevant, title of leader of the APC, he should start making plans to extricate himself from the APC altogether. At the very least, he should leave no one in doubt that he would not be taken for granted by leaving the door open for a realignment with a more agreeable coalition as the APC begins inevitably to unravel. The nullification or dilution of Bola Tinubu’s power in the South-West, at this juncture of Nigeria’s economic hopelessness, renders Nigeria at the mercy of Abuja’s incompetence for the foreseeable future. Since coming to power, President Buhari has been unapologetic about the Northernisation of the Nigerian government. He has completely jettisoned any pretensions to the principles of federal character but has placed Northerners in every strategic sector of the government. This is part of the rationale behind the resurgence of pro-Biafra agitators, as well as the emergence of the Niger-Delta Avengers. In the process of consolidating the North, the agenda is now to decimate the South-West. This should not be allowed to happen. At the moment, Nigerian democracy has no opposition; which is why nobody is complaining about the disastrous collapse of the naira and the adverse economic climate. The government is even floating the idea of further increases in the price of petrol, and nobody is up in arms. The PDP is at war with itself, and the cynical anti-corruption campaign of the government has been used effectively to silence it. That is why the burgeoning attack on Bola Tinubu deserves a rallying response. Progressive Nigerians should not allow anyone in these climes to make a fool of Bola Tinubu. We must help him to consolidate and even enhance his position. At strength, Buhari can only be a one-term president without Bola Tinubu. All Tinubu needs to do is to start making plans to form another alliance that links truly progressive Northerners with those of the South-West, South-East and South-South. The possibility of that happening should give him a new fillip. At the very least, it would put him back into reckoning, ensuring he can only be ignored at great cost. Without Tinubu, Buhari would not be the president of Nigeria today. Buhari’s wife, Aisha, acknowledged as much after the 2015 election. Without Tinubu, Buhari would not have secured the presidential ticket of the APC. Without Tinubu, Buhari would not have had the semblance of widespread national acceptability. Without Tinubu, Buhari would not have had the funds to mount a national campaign. Without Tinubu, Buhari only obtained 370,000 votes from the entire Southern Nigeria in the 2011 election. Without Tinubu, Buhari has no political future; unless the unproductive hegemonists currently ranged against Tinubu succeed in turning him into a toothless bulldog. Therefore, I insist, this must not be allowed to happen. This is the time for all truly progressive people, North and South; East and West to rally to Tinubu’s support. Let us forget the past; even the immediate past. In politics, there are no permanent enemies and no permanent friends. Let us be united in one purpose; the unity of Nigeria is paramount. Nigeria should not be conceded to hegemonists. It is now abundantly clear that those that have clamoured for power for long and have now attained it have no clue what to do with it; other than to put their kinsmen and family members in key positions, while the nation’s economy has gone to the dogs. We must not be in any doubt as to what is going on now. Instead of investing in the future of Nigeria, the only real investment taking place now is towards the hegemonic control of the country by a small segment of the population for the foreseeable future. This is not only anti-democratic; it is anti-Nigeria. It must be resisted politically with wisdom and clear-sightedness. It must be resisted adroitly by the formation of a new, truly national non-sectarian coalition that stretches across the Niger. In this design, Bola Tinubu would be invaluable once again as one of its principal architects. Equally important, the South-West must learn from the past when Akintola was used to divide it from Awolowo. That kind of history must not be allowed to repeat itself. From my point of view, the bottom line is as follows. My democratic instincts have always made me opposed to Tinubu’s status as the godfather of South-West politics. But under the present circumstances, I would rather have Tinubu as the godfather of South-West politics, than have Buhari as the godfather of South-West politics. To the extent that a Tinubu can never be the godfather of North-West politics, then Buhari must never be the godfather of South-West politics. The Naira Has Gone Bananas I walked into Dream Plaza, a supermarket in Victoria Island, Lagos recently and a Lebanese man handling the pharmacy beckoned to me. He wanted to know what is going on in Nigeria. I was puzzled because the man lives in Nigeria. Why is he asking me? What do I know that he does not? He went further. “Do you know,” he asked, “that this morning the naira exchange-rate for the dollar is now 492?” I did not know and was shocked to hear this. “What are you going to do about it?” he asked. What can I do? I thought. He went on: “Why are Nigerians not saying anything?” “Why is there no reaction?” “Why is everybody keeping quiet?” I did not know what to tell him. Neither did I know what to do. But I knew the situation is already untenable. How low, in fact, is the naira going to fall? Are we just going to keep watching until Nigeria becomes another Zimbabwe or another Venezuela? This situation has gone far beyond partisan politics. It is abundantly clear that those currently charged with the handling of the Nigerian economy are clearly out of their depths. Now is the time for all good men to stand up in defense of Nigeria. This is the time for a government of national unity. We cannot just keep silent and allow Nigeria to go to the dogs.

This piece was written by Femi Aribisala. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of

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Dear Buhari, ‘Change Begins With Me’ Was A ‘Stolen’ Initiative – Afe Babalola (SAN) Posted: 04 Oct 2016 08:50 AM PDT

Afe Babalola, a senior advocate of Nigeria, has penned a ‘strong worded’ letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, in which he claimed that the ‘Change Begins With Me’ campaign was not an initiative of the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed. The campaign, which was launched in September, by the minister, has come under intense scrutiny, with several critics reacting negatively to it.

READ ALSO: #ChangeBeginWithMe: Lai Mohammed Accuses Newspaper Of Libel; Threatens Lawsuit

First and foremost, they spotted that the speech given by the president was lifted from a victory speech delivered by US President Barack Obama in 2008.

READ ALSO: Plagiarism Scandal: Buhari To Punish Those Who Inserted Obama’s Speech Into His ‘Change’ Speech

Afterward, Akin Fadeyi, a businessman, alleged that he conceived the idea under the theme: ‘Not in My Country’, and even pitched it to Mohammed but he was sidelined along the way. Mr. Mohammed, in disavowal to the allegation, threatened to file legal action against him alongside a national newspaper.

READ ALSO: Dear Lai, Change Does NOT Begin With Me

However, in a letter written to the President and made available to TheCable, Babalola dared Mohammed to go ahead with his threat, adding that his client has enough evidence to prove his claims.


29th September, 2016 President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Aso Rock Villa, Abuja. Your Excellency, ALLEGED COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT OF AKIN FADEYI’S “NOT IN MY COUNTRY” ANTI-CORRUPTION CAMPAIGN BY THE “CHANGE BEGINS WITH ME” PROJECT- We have the instruction of Akin Fadeyi to write you this letter. Our client, Akin Fadeyi is the creator of the anti-corruption media campaign project “Not in My Country”. The ‘Not In My Country’ project has been the subject of a heated media exchange over allegations of copyright infringement and counter-allegations of blackmail between some actors and other concerned citizens who were privy to the ‘Not in My Country’ anti-corruption campaign project and the Hon. Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed. By this letter, we seek to state our client’s position for the first time in a public space, on the many issues thrown up by the media fray. It is our hope that upon reading this letter, Your Excellency will come to appreciate our client’s status as a partner in the pious goals of this administration and the need to thoroughly investigate the issues surrounding the media report. For the records, our client chose to remain silent for three crucial reasons. First, our client is a private business man genuinely concerned with advancing our Nigerian society by innovative thinking and development projects, not a politician with any vested interests. Second, as shown below, the ‘Not in My Country’ anti-corruption campaign project is a product of our client’s lifelong vision to do something towards ridding our society of the cankerworm of decadence. On this point alone, our client has the same goals as the present administration in tackling corruption effectively at the grassroots. Third, our client will not sacrifice this noblest of goals on the altar of claiming his personal individual rights, especially not in a way capable of being bastardized or confused with propaganda, among other distractions. That is not to say our client will not defend his work and hard-earned intellectual property rights in a court of competent jurisdiction at the appropriate time. Indeed, our client awaits Alhaji Lai Mohammed to make good his threats to sue him, in preparation for which he has instructed our law firm to commence the preparation of processes in answer to any summons filed against him. Without a doubt, when our client responds to any processes filed, his actions and motives will be clear and unmistakable. BRIEF HISTORY OF OUR CLIENT’S 1-MINUTE DRAMA SKIT ‘NOT IN MY COUNTRY’ ANTI-CORRUPTION CAMPAIGN PROJECT Your Excellency, our client is an enterprising young man with over a decade experience in initiating, coordinating and executing national (re)orientation and other development projects in Nigeria. Specifically, our client conceived and initiated the ‘Not in My Country’ anti-corruption campaign project as far back as the year 2007 at the University of Lagos. In a Letter granting his request to use the University premises for ‘a three minutes clip demo tape on Saturday, September 29, 2007’, the Principal Assistant Registrar acknowledged that the “…project is on national re-orientation campaign aimed at changing the attitudes of youths for the better especially in the area of examination malpractices and moral integrity” (Please find attached Letter dated September 26, 2007). From those days of little beginnings, our client kept working hard at his vision for this project- an effective anti-corruption media campaign which the Nigerian public would easily connect with and ultimately respond to. Thus, our client has records of having presented some of his drama skits to officials of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) in 2007. In 2008, our client took the project to Messrs Joseph Adeyeye, Casmir Igbokwe and Steve Ayorinde, the current Honorable Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Lagos, who was then Editor of the Punch. Since then, our client kept developing this project into the media campaign to eradicate corruption over time- using the 1-minute drama skit model- which our client has perfected in his ‘Not in My Country’ project. OUR CLIENT’S MEETING WITH THE HON. MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE It was this fully developed 1-minute drama skit model our client presented in a proposal to the Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Muhammed on the 30th of December, 2015. The point of the proposal, which was the sole purpose of that meeting, was to enlist the cooperation of the Hon. Minister to facilitate the broadcast of our client’s already prepared skits on the nation’s largest free- to- air network (Nigerian Television Authority). Our client showed three 1-minute skits to the Minister and his team. Indeed, the Hon. Minister was so impressed with the project that he commended our client for having effectively harnessed the ‘power of drama and time (one minute)’ and agreed in principle to partner with him on this project. However, the Hon. Minister indicated that he was yet ruminating on a ‘Change Begins with Me’ idea of his own which he wanted our client to reflect in the ‘Not in my Country’ project. Thus, it was agreed at that meeting that our client should go back to location and re-shoot the drama skits to reflect the Hon. Minister’s ‘Change Begins with Me’ as the pay-off line in the ‘Not in My Country’ videos. Our client set to work immediately with his crew at his own cost. Upon completion of the video reshoot, our client sent the minister text messages intimating him that the job was done. Our client later met with the Hon. Minister at the Southern Sun Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos, where the minister was meeting with some musical artists. The minister gave our client his email contact and asked that the reworked videos be sent to him via email. Accordingly, our client sent the files to the Minister’s email ( with a Cover Letter dated 3rd February, 2016. Receipt of the letter was duly acknowledged. SUBSEQUENT CONDUCT OF THE HON. MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND CULTURE Having received our client’s drama materials, the Hon. Minister held on to them without communicating with our client any further. All attempts to reach and meet with him again were evidently rebuffed by the Hon. Minister. Undaunted, our client reverted to the original skits first presented to the Hon. Minister and produced many more skits of the Not in My Country drama. This was launched publicly to wide media coverage on the 3rd of May, 2016 in a well-attended event at Leadway/Protea Hotel, Maryland, Ikeja. The countless media coverage of news stories, opinions and columns are available in print and electronic media for all to see. Thereafter, our client embarked on an aggressive nationwide stakeholder engagement. Despite the Minister’s silence after receiving the work, our client sent him a reminder letter, newspaper cuttings of his launch and a comprehensive copy of his Not in My Country project on the 9th of June 2016. Till date, the Hon. Minister has not replied any of these correspondences. When on the 8th of September, 2016 the Hon Minister launched a drama skit model of the Change Begins with Me campaign, certain persons who were privy to our client’s project and others who witnessed his protracted exchanges with the Minister have made statements and accusations. Rather, contrary to all the Hon. Minister has said about him, our client has neither released nor commissioned anyone to release any comment on this matter before now. For the avoidance of doubt, let the following be known to the government, the Hon Minister and the Nigerian public as our client’s stand on this issue:

  1. our client has read every reaction, some spontaneous, some self serving and some others patriotic since Alhaji Lai Mohammed launched his ‘Change Begins With Me’ campaign;
  2. our client has read some concerned public reaction to the campaign questioning the originality of some of its components and accusing the Hon Minister of re-adapting the drama concept of our client’s project to his change campaign;

iii.         our client has read the Hon. Minister’s sponsored and orchestrated media attacks on his person and associates, tagging him as someone “seeking shortcut to success”, a blackmailer etc;

  1. in all of this, our client has urged his group of very patriotic young Nigerians and his hardworking crew not to say a word in response. Our client has equally consistently refrained from uttering any rejoinder to the Minister’s publications and correspondences. Naturally, our client wishes to state his side of the story, but does not want to be mistaken for a sponsored detractor of this government;
  2. our client has read the comments of all those who believe the Minister’s account simply because they are not aware of every shred of evidence that shows all that transpired between the parties till the Minister launched this Change Begins with Me campaign on September 8, 2016;
  3. our client is away in the United States to further the traction his Not In My Country project has gained and enhance it further through strategic and sustainable ingredients from a global dimension pursuant to negotiations that began long before the advent of this administration;

Without taking a stance on the issue and without prejudice to a more robust response to the Hon Minister’s threatened suit, we believe that the law and reason will vindicate our client’s narrative over and above any contrary incredible narrative. OUR CLIENT’S REQUEST At the opposite end of our client’s private rights in the media reports, is a very crucial project of the Federal Government of Nigeria by which the government seeks to encourage individual change in the citizenry in the hopes of a holistic national change. Such a project is not one that ought to kick-off dogged with debate and controversy. Already, an important orientation project is being overwhelmed by negative reports and backlash. We consequently urge Your Excellency to initiate a thorough investigation of the respective positions of the parties in the ultimate interest of the all-important war on corruption. We also wish to reiterate to Your Excellency that in the event that Alhaji Lai Muhammed makes good his threat to go to court, which our client urges him to do, our client reserves his right to come all out to put up his defence, and that whatever steps our client takes in defending his right should not be interpreted as fighting the government. Our client has no intention of taking up any dispute with the government in appreciation of its laudable anti-corruption campaign. Whenever our client is called upon to defend himself and his work before a court of justice, he will do so to the full extent allowed by law as the matter is strictly between Akin Fadeyi and Alhaji Lai Muhammed. Your Excellency, please accept the assurances of our highest regards.

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Conte: We Need To Improve To Play City And United Posted: 04 Oct 2016 08:41 AM PDT

Antonio Conte has warned Chelsea Aguero against relaxing and says they must build on their 2-0 win over Hull City. The blues came off a three-game winless streak, with losses to Liverpool and Arsenal along the way, with an away win over Hull City. “We need to understand there is a lot to improve,” Conte said. “Then we can play better in the games against Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester United, Manchester City and Tottenham. “Now I think that we must work, we must continue to work because we know that to change the past then we need to work a lot and together.” Conte faces a tough run of games after his players return from international duty, with Chelsea’s next two games coming against Premier League champions Leicester City and Jose Mourinho’s United Chelsea switched to a 3-4-3 system for the win over Hull and Conte was pleased with how well his charges adapted to the change. “The principles are to try to maintain always very short and narrow [when we don’t have the ball],” he added. “To try to do, obviously dependent on the situation, like if we lose the ball to try to win the ball back very quickly to maintain a good balance and I think this principle is very good. “We have the width and these are the principles of my idea of football. If we play with three or four centre backs we have to bring these principles.” The post Conte: We Need To Improve To Play City And United appeared first on
Demi Lovato Disses Taylor Swift And Her Entire Squad Posted: 04 Oct 2016 08:29 AM PDT

Singer Demi Lovato has fired major shots at singer Taylor Swift and her clique, calling them abnormal. Lovato recently covered Glamour magazine, and she attacked Taylor for dissing Katy Perry in a previous song. “Just speaking out,” the Confident singer said when asked why she attacked Taylor a lot. READ: Friends With Career Benefits! Demi Lovato X Nick Jonas Cover Billboard Magazine

Demi Lovato slams Taylor Swift over Katy Perry

“I’m not afraid to talk about the fact that women get paid less than men in the United States and how unfair that is. Talking about it at all is doing the work.” “And I think every woman does her part in some way. But I think in certain situations, certain people could be doing more if they’re going to claim that as part of their brand. To be honest, and this will probably get me in trouble, I don’t see anybody in any sort of squad that has a normal body.” “It’s kind of this false image of what people should look like. And what they should be like, and it’s not real … It’s not realistic. And I think that having a song and a video about tearing Katy Perry down, that’s not women’s empowerment. We all do things that aren’t, but I have to ask myself, Am I content with calling myself a feminist? Yes, because I speak out.” The post Demi Lovato Disses Taylor Swift And Her Entire Squad appeared first on

Cristiano Ronaldo Might Play Until He’s 41 Posted: 04 Oct 2016 06:34 AM PDT

Real Madrid’s super star winger Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed he might still play for 10 years. Ronaldo, who was speaking at the launch of his new hotel in Lisbon, revealed he was already beginning to consider his future. READ: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Private Jet Crashes At Barcelona Airport

Cristiano Ronaldo talks retirement

“Life is not just about football,” he said. “Although football is my grand passion, I must start to think about the future.” “I don’t have many years left, about 10 more or less, so I must look to the future.” The iconic Portuguese is one of the greatest footballers of all time. He’s won the Ballon D’Or award 3 times, and has a ton of trophies for both club and country. The post Cristiano Ronaldo Might Play Until He’s 41 appeared first on

VIDEO: DJ Vigilante Ft. Cassper Nyovest x Carpo – Ayeye Posted: 04 Oct 2016 05:37 AM PDT

CashTime Life’s DJ Vigilante returns with the visuals to his hit Single titled “Ayeye” Which he features Cassper Nyovest and Carpo of Family Tree. “Ayeye” is the first official CashTime Life and Family Tree collaboration after a long term “supposed” beef between both camps. One of such blessings is the birth of “Ayeye” and it bangs from start to finish. Cassper Nyovest takes the first verse, vibing flows on bars ,and as always, trying to let everyone know who’s boss. DJ Vigilante, like always came through with a perfect line up for this one; with Cassper Nyovest showing how excited he is on social media platforms, you can tell this is surely going to blow your mind. DJ Vigilante wouldn’t back down or rest on his laurels of assembling VIP and superstar casts. He’s done it again and with the reawakening of the collaboration between Cashtime Life and Family Tree. We just can only expect more off the hook joints such as this one. With amazing flicks of the SA imaginary pictures, Shoot with high standard to ensure the viewers satisfaction. The video is an example of more great projects to expect from both parties….. check out the crispy visuals below an share your views. AUDIO DOWNLOAD

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Frankinstyle’s Tips: Three Ways To Wear Corporate Pants [VIDEO] Posted: 04 Oct 2016 05:29 AM PDT

Beauty & fashion vlogger Frankinstyle is back with her latest video, and this time she’s sharing how to wear corporate pants. Outfit 1
-Pants&Belt are Thrifted
Top- bodysuit from MATTEbrand(IG)
Clear gold frames-
Bag- Benddown Select (In Nigeria)
Shoes- Classic White Converses
All Accessories- Stradivarius
Denim Jacket – PullandBear READ: Frankinstyle’s Skincare Tips: How To Take Care Of Hyper-Pigmentation & Dry Skin Outfit 2
Pants, Accessories (Above)
Top was a Skirt From missguided, I modified it
Structured Bag- Benddown Select (Nigeria)
Shoes- DIY ( Watch Here;… )
Bowler Hat- Reserve
Black duster coat- Zara Outfit 3
Denim shirt- PullandBear
bomber jacket- Missguided
Socks&shoes– Zara
Baseball Cap- My boyfriend’s (lol) Watch her video below!
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‘I Feared I Was Going To Be Raped,’ Kim Kardashian Narrates Paris Robbery Incident Posted: 04 Oct 2016 05:05 AM PDT

Kim Kardashian has revealed that she feared she was going to be raped during the break-in that left her tied up in her luxury Paris apartment as men dressed as police officers stole millions of dollars worth of jewelry. Kim Kardashian said she heard French-speaking robbers repeating 'ring, ring', realized they were looking for 20-carat diamond [Instagram]Kim Kardashian said she heard French-speaking robbers repeating ‘ring, ring’, and then realized they were looking for 20-carat diamond [Instagram]The reality TV star said she courageously released herself by ‘wriggling her hands’ after five masked men bound her wrists and ankles with zip ties and left her in a bathtub during her terrifying robbery ordeal in Paris.

READ ALSO: Kim Kardashian Robbed Of ‘Millions’ At Gunpoint By Men Disguised As Police In Paris

TMZ reported that Kim was lying in bed on Monday with only her robe on when she heard boots pounding up the stairs of her 2 story apartment.

Kim Kardashian was ordered out of bed by masked men she initially thought were going to rape her and was lying in bed with only her robe on when she heard boots pounding up the stairs of her 2 story apartment. We’re told Kim saw at least one masked man and another wearing a police hat through a sliding glass door. She knew something was amiss, so she rolled off the bed and tried dialing her bodyguard on her cell phone. Before she could finish dialing one of the men yanked the phone out of her hands. They zip tied her hands with plastic handcuffs and duct taped her to make it more secure. We’re told one of the men grabbed her by the ankles … Kim told cops at that point she believed she was about to be raped. The robbers duct taped her ankles, picked her up and put her in the bathtub. She then started screaming … begging them not to kill her because she had babies. She went on to say she had money and they could take whatever they wanted. Kim told cops the robbers did not know English and only spoke French. The only thing she understood … the men kept saying, “ring, ring.” Kim knew what they were after — the new ring she got from Kanye. She told them where it was in the apartment, but that was not the end. Kim continued to beg and cry, and at that point the robbers duct taped her mouth shut. We’re told a friend of Kim’s — Simone — was also in the apartment … sleeping in the downstairs bedroom. Simone heard the commotion and locked herself in the bathroom and called Pascal, the bodyguard, and Kourtney … telling them to hurry back because something was terribly wrong. Pascal got back to the apartment 2 minutes after the robbers left. The entire incident took around 6 minutes.

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