Tuesday, 25 July 2017

EVENT: Turn It Up With Big B (The 7th Edition)

For six consecutive years (2010 – 2016), revered music minister, on air personality and business mogul, Bolaji Olanrewaju, popularly known as ‘Big B’ has been convening the city-wide praise event “Turn It Up With Big B” and it’s officially 7 this year!!!
Last year saw wonderful ministrations from the Ibadan Priest Of Praise; Babatunmise, Cobhams Asuquo, Adetoun, Paul Praise and lots of anointed ministers.
See this year’s event schedule below:
Venue: Hall of Grace, Jogor Event Centre, Off Liberty Road, Ring Road, Ibadan, Oyo State.
Date: 30th July, 2017
Time: 4pm (West African Time)
Ministering: Efe Nathan, Dr Smile, 1st Bon, Michael Fakoya, Kenny Blaq, Arole, Woli Agba, Asiri, Iyke Combofonist, Bidemi Olaoba, Femi Okunuga, Dare Anoda Level, Peteru, Mike Obot and many more…

Special Presence: Pastor Austin Ologbese, Minister Ife Odoginyon.
Gate Fee & Raffle Ticket – #1000
Official hashtags: #turnitupwithbigb #turnitupwithbigb2017 #7.0
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Linkin Park pens open emotional letter to Chester Bennington

 Linkin Park have paid tribute to their late frontman,Chester Bennignton who committed suicide on Thursday,July 20th at his home in Los Angeles.The 41 year old hung himself after battling drug and alcohol addiction  for a long time.
His fellow band mates posted a moving emotional letter in his honour.
Read below

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Monday, 24 July 2017

Rats hanging from the ceiling at Murtala Muhammed Airport Lagos (Photos/Video)

Murtala Muhammed International Airport
Two rats were seen yesterday hanging from electric wires at the check-in counters ceiling of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos state.
Facebook user, Princess Adeyinka Adedoyin who shared the video wrote;
“This is our Murtala International Airport with rats waiting to collect their boarding passes. I thought the Airport was recently refurbished. First, it was leaking now infested by rats. I hope God is not mad at us as a Nation and has totally washed His hand off our case. Can someone tell me which way forward with Nigeria before I totally go crazy”

Watch the video below…
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University not for poor – VC

The Management of the state-owned Edo University, Iyamho,(EUI), says the institution was established to essentially cater for academically-endowed students and the wealthy in the society.

The Vice Chancellor(VC) of the institution, Prof. Emmanuel Aluyor, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday, in Iyamho-Uzairue, in the Estako-West local government area of Edo that the university offers world-class infrastructure and state-of-the art facilities hence the high fees.

According to him, the fees range from between N400, 000 and N450, 000 a session.

“And that depends from which perspective you are looking at it.
“If it is from the perspective of a private university, our fees are very low indeed, because there is no private university that charges anything lower than what we offer.
“And only one or two public universities charge the same fees as us and that also depends on the quality of infrastructure and programmes on offer.
“The idea of the founding fathers is for anyone to have an ambiance of everything he desires abroad in any university environment here,’’ Aluyor said.
“I am proud to mention that we have a dress code among our students, while all our lectures are multi-media assisted.
“We may not be proud of this information that in our first year, we had less than 80 students admitted. But I can tell you that we had cause to expel four of them.
“We may be young; but it does not mean we will accept every Dick and Harry as students. I think what we did was showing capacity to instil discipline.
“We have also had cause to sanction three members of staff. We are not happy to have sent them into the unemployment market.
“But we are saying that if you can not measure up with the standard we have set down, you certainly can’t be part of the vision of the founding fathers of this university,’’ he said.
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Photoss: Sterling Bank, Olamide Baddo excite with Skate and Clean flash mob

After a dreary weekend marred by flash floods, the resilient city of Lagos has gotten its groove back. Thanks to a colourful flash mob of street sweepers that toured the metropolis for three days doing choreographed dances while “cleaning” on the go.
Aptly named Skate and Clean, the youthful and colourful team of street sweepers on skates were led by A-list hip hop artiste, Olamide Adedeji popularly known as Olamide Baddo.
Quite a spectacle, they wore and added class to the bright orange overall uniform of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) employees, courtesy of Sterling Bank.

Skate and Clean was initiated by Sterling Bank as a pre awareness campaign for the Sterling Environmental Makeover (STEM) programme. STEM is Sterling Bank’s corporate social responsibility initiative which promotes practices that protect the environment for the benefit of humanity in 14 states of the federation. This year’s flagship cleaning exercise is at the popular Computer Village market on Saturday, August 12, 2017.
For three days, using the power of music and dance, the youthful street sweepers toured Lagos on skates cleaning and dancing to a special theme song produced byOlamide Baddo. In the melodious theme song, Olamide Baddo waxed lyrical while imploring Nigerians to keep their environment clean and shun dumping of refuse in drainages.

In addition, the timely Skate and Clean flash mob vigorously proclaimed the positive STEM message on hygiene and sanitation in order to influence lifestyle change among Nigerians. The Skate and Clean flash mob attracted a large crowd and following as they move around commercial and residential hot spots that include Apongbon, Marina, Osborne, Ojota, Maryland, Ikorodu and Victoria Island, all in Lagos.
The crowd rocked and danced to the hip, melodious and club ready STEM theme song recorded by Olamide Baddo to tackle the menace of indiscriminate dumping of refuse in the drainage and its negative impact on the environment. The star artiste urged the crowd to protect and keep the environment clean.

Last year, the MD/CEO of Sterling Bank, Yemi Adeola and popular Nollywood actor, Funke Akindele popularly known as Jenifa, made the news when they led employees of the bank to clean up Oyingbo – one of the oldest and busiest markets in Lagos.
This year, corporates that include L’Oréal, Guinness Nigeria, British Council, Megaletrics Limited, Viacom, DAAR Communication, Businessday Newspaper, Seahorse Shawarma and Wecyclers, are partnering with Sterling Bank to make the national cleaning exercise a success.
Launched eight years ago as a cleaning exercise promoting sanitation and hygiene, STEM has evolved into a national force championing the cause of the environment.
It presently covers public enlightenment campaigns, partnership with waste management agencies in 14 states, tree planting to combat desertification in parts of Northern Nigeria and an annual national cleaning exercise.
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President Buhari may return in two weeks – Rochas Okorocha

Ailing Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, may be back in the country in two weeks, Governor Rochas Okorocha has reportedly said.

President Buhari had not been seen in public since leaving Nigeria on May 7th, 2017 for treatment in the United Kingdom. But, on Sunday a delegation of governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress met with Buhari in London.
According to the BBC, Okorocha, who was part of the delegation, said he expects President Buhari to return home from the UK within the next two weeks.
Governor Okorocha said President Buhari was completely unperturbed by the cocktail of lies. He, instead, sent his best wishes to Nigerians.
According to the governor, Nigerians don’t have to worry at all, adding that President Buhari will be back as soon as the doctors give him the green light.

“By our visit to London today, the merchants of lies have been put out of business and Nigerians will not buy the garbage they have been selling.
“All those who look up to fake news can find better use for their time,” Governor Okorocha said.
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Twitter Naija reacts to EFCC unveiling its witty Twitter handler

official handler
After EFCC revealed its official handler as F shaw who seems to have resigned, Nigerians have taken to Twitter to celebrate the handler behind all the epic clap backs in recent times.
While some of them are creating banters, insinuating that he must have been sacked, others are simply excited to finally meet the handler.

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Finally! EFCC unveils the guy behind their Twitter handle (Photo)

EFCC Twitter handle
The man behind the whole hilarious tweets you’ve been seeing on the official EFCC Twitter handle has finally been unveiled, but it comes with ‘bad news’ as he has been relieved of his duties.

The anti-graft agency shared a black and white photo of the man, F. Shaw as they bid him farewell and thanked him for serving them.

He replied below…

Hoping the next handler will be as witty as he is…
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Checkout ‘ultra-modern’ floating TOILET Bayelsa state house of assembly member built! (Photos)

And she invited the press to commission it!
A member of the House of Assembly in Bayelsa State, Kate Owoko, built an ‘ultra-modern’ floating toilet and invited the press to commission it!
Twitter users are still trying to decide whether to console themselves with the humour in it or digest the fact that Nigeria can be ‘shamed’ like this in public! Photos below;

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Two pastors pictured kneeling to welcome Apostle Suleiman in Umuahia

The Senior Pastor of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Suleiman is currently in Umuahia for a crusade, and he was welcomed by two Pastors who knelt down as he arrived.
There were also Policemen present to guard the Pastor who recently placed a 73-year-old woman on a N50,000 monthly salary. More photos below;

Apostle Suleiman Apostle Suleiman
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