Sunday, 14 February 2016

Photos: Toyin Saraki visits her childhood school. "You can achieve whatever you set your sights on" she tells students

Wife of the Senate President and founder of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa, Mrs. Toyin Saraki was at her childhood school, Holy Child College (HCC) Ikoyi as the chief launcher of ‘Action, Not Words,’ a special publication on the history, accomplishments and achievements of (HCC) in Commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the school.
Mrs Saraki encouraged students of HCC to take advantage of the opportunity/privilege of education as it is a crucial tool to building a future free from discrimination and poverty. Emphasizing on the benefits of educating the girl child, she stated:







"It gives me great pleasure to be participating in this Back to School initiative of my alma mater, and to share with current students of Holy Child College that they can achieve whatever they set their sights at."
Sharing her experience, Mrs Saraki encouraged the girls at the HCC to work hard, while aiming to take up roles/positions that are currently being dominated by the male gender, especially in leadership, governance and innovation. She also emphasized that education will play a crucial role in eliminating social vices against women and girls such gender-based violence; female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C); and forced, early and child marriages (FECMs).
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Photos : Police arrest suspected Osun banks Robbers, recover N7m, ammunitions

The Osun State Police Command has arrested four suspected armed robbers robbed three commercial banks in Ikirun town in the state last Friday. ‎ Items recovered from the suspects include over seven million Naira cash, three AK 47 rifles, 124 ammunition, one assault rifle with 12 rounds of live ammunition and a vehicle.

Parading them before newsmen, the State Commissioner of Police, Kola Shodipo, said that the police were on the trail of other members of the syndicate at large and urged members of the public to report any suspicious movement.
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Oyo Gov's daughter, Abiola Kola-Daisi steps out in distressed jeans

She looks good in them...another photo after the cut...








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Plus size Actress Eniola Badmus releases Valentine photos

Actress Eniola Badmus released beautiful Valentine's day photos to celebrate this special day. More photos after the cut...











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Photos: NYSC members prepare food for IDPs at Malkori camp, Adamawa State

 National Youth Service Corp members took over the kitchen at Malkori Nema camp in Yola, Adamawa State to prepare food for IDPs. More photos after the cut...








 
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GottayPhotography Releases New Photos In The Spirit Of Valentine

LOVE, DREAMS AND MAGIC. By Adah Clarence CEO GottayPhotography

It's the season of love and am highly inspired...thanks for all the pictures I have been taking over this period of time. As a photographer, I am surrounded by pictures, images such that when you stare so much at them, they draw you into untold realms, a realm for those who still believe in the magic of love and of dreams...More recently I have become a time traveler, one picture to the other takes me through ghost towns and undead moments held still by the photographer's shutter, just like this picture of Abuja I have here, not the Abuja we know today, it was when Zuma rock was still a spinster and Aso rock was short of a palace, I stumbled into when my Dad still had the 'Afro' and my Mum wore the old-school flared gown, her eyes dampened with love and my Dad with that home born confidence, some of those pictures comes in black and white, but then they were amazingly colorful...it sounds like magic right? how the photographer reaches our emotions with pictures, and helped me walk the immaterial past in one transcendent moment.
Just like love, it feels like magic...it's not only appealing it compels the heart.‎
No matter what occasion it may be, I am motivated by perspective, beauty, awe inspiring scenarios...the images I capture is but pigment of my dreams, imagination and viewpoints...after many years we can still look into these pictures as though time has never passed. Hold someone you love, go places, live, love and laugh a lot..."span your youthful days with unforgettable memories", but don't forget to call up on me ( @gottay ) capture such moments and have magic Momentos in your hands.‎ Permit me to leave you with a quote from one of my favorite poet.





"Run so fast till you become one with the wind...
jump so high till you fall over the fence of the Universe…
Laugh so much till you cry, live so passionately till you
Outlive SELF..
love so hard till dreams become tangible" -Otto Vonpablo‎

Mobile: +2348055534598
Instagram: @gottay
Twitter: @gottay
Web: www.gottayphotography.com
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Saturday, 13 February 2016

Photos: Movie producer Emem Isong shows off baby bump

Nollywood movie producer, Emem Isong and her Cameroonian husband Akama Misodi are expecting their first child. The mother of one shared her baby bump photos on her Instagram page. Congrats to them....continue for more photos...










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Photos: Mercy Aigbe-Gentry hits the beach in pink bikini & white net top

The actress is currently on holiday in Dubai. See more photos after the cut..








 
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Former Miss Nigeria, Sylvia Emechete, shares sexy new photos

Sylvia Edem Emechete was Miss Nigeria 2002. She's married with two children...she looks amazing! See more photos after the cut...










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Buhari Approves Appointment Of New Vice Chancellors For 12 Universities (See List)

President Buhari has approved the sack of the Vice Chancellors of 13 universities established by the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan. ‎A statement signed by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu today, said President Buhari has approved the appointment of new Vice Chancellors for the Universities

According to the statement, a former Head, Department of International Relations at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof. Kayode Soremekun, who was said to be on Sabbatical in NOUN is the new Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State.

While the Federal University, Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi State has Prof. Auwal Yadudu of the Faculty of Law.

Bayero University, Kano has as its new VC, Prof. Fatima Batoul Muktar of the Department of Biology, North West University, Kano is the VC of Federal University, Dutse, Jigawa State.

A lecturer in the Department of Pharmacy, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Prof. Haruna Abdu Kaita is the new VC of Federal University, Dutsin Ma, Katsina State, while Prof. Andrew Haruna of the Department of Linguistics, University of Jos will now function as VC, Federal University, Gashua, Yobe State.








While another lecturer in the Department of Pharmacy, ABU, Zaria, Prof. Magaji Garba, will now be VC in Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State.

Prof. Alhassan Mohammed Gani of the Institute of Maritime Studies, Federal University, Kashere in Gombe State has been elevated to the position of VC in same University.

A lecturer in the Department of Physics, Federal University, Lafia, Prof. Muhammad Sanusi Liman will henceforth be VC of same institution.

For Prof. Angela Freeman Miri of the Linguistics Department, UNIJOS, she is the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University, Lokoja.

The Federal University, Ndifu-Alike, Ebonyi State now has Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba of the Post-Graduate School, Imo State University, Owerri as its VC, while Prof. Seth Accra Jaja of the Department of Management, University of Port Harcourt is now the VC of Federal University, Otuoke, Bayelsa State.
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Actress Iyabo Ojo gifts her PA a Toyota Corolla for her birthday (photos)

Actress Iyabo Ojo today gifted a Toyota Corolla car to her Personal Assistant, Gbeminiyi - who turns 31 tomorrow. The lady fell on the floor in shock. Screenshots from the videos shared by the actress on her Instagram page after the cut...















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Headteacher beats boy to death at boarding school (Photos)

A teenage boy who sneaked out of the grounds of his boarding school in India so he could meet up with this parents was so badly beaten as a punishment that he died, his family had claimed.

Police in the district of Murshidabad in West Bengal state confirmed they were investigating the claims made by the parents of 13-year-old Shamim Mullick and had arrested the school's owner and headteacher.
According to the boy's mother Bibi and father Julhas, they had dropped him off at the Al Islamia Mission School in the village of Majlishur.


Three days later the parents returned to the village to visit the boy to drop off some stationary they had bought for him.
He sneaked out of the school grounds to meet up with his mother and father just 100 metres from the facility, but when he returned, he was badly beaten as a punishment for not asking for permission to leave.








Police confirmed that instead of being taken to a nearby hospital for his injuries, Shamim was instead taken to a nursing home, which is also owned by the same people who run the school.

It was only when his condition worsened he was actually taken to a hospital in the city of Murshidabad, where doctors told police he was dead on arrival.

His devastated parents said they only got a call at midnight from the hospital to say that their son had died, but they had not been warned by the school he had been injured.

Shamim's father Julhas said:
'He was our only son. We work hard so that we can send him to school because we wanted him to get a better education.'

While his mother Bibi added they wanted punishment for the teachers responsible saying: 'I want to see them hang.'

Daily Mail UK
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