BBNaija’s Khloe berates her former classmates who bullied her

January 18, 2020
Big Brother Naija’s Khloe took a swipe at her secondary school classmates who she accused of bullying her at that time. The controversial reality star shared a write-up that reads “A few people who teased me in high school and the middle school actually follow me on social media, and I just wanna say y’all look like a fu*kin’ mess”. Khloe stated that her shade is directed at all Lasmodcom 2009 alumni who she further described as “mad people”. She further wrote in the caption ; This is direct Catch your sub Lasmodcom 2009 alumni pick your grains Awon werey
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Nigerian guy behind "viral crying meme & Whatsapp sticker" narrates what happened the day the 'crying photo' was taken 10 years ago. (VIDEO + PHOTOS)

January 17, 2020
Oladee, the University of Ilorin student behind a viral crying meme has narrated what happened the day the photo was taken. The student who placed a bet with the money his grandmother gave him for food, said losing the money made him cry that day. The internet sensation further revealed that he decided to add more emotion to his tears to see if those that took the money his grandmother gave him, will have sympathy and return it to him. He, however, expressed surprise on how the photo got leaked and became a viral meme.
Watch his video below;

Nigerian guy behind "viral crying meme & Whatsapp sticker" narrates what happened the day the 'crying photo' was taken 10 years ago. (VIDEO + PHOTOS) Nigerian guy behind "viral crying meme & Whatsapp sticker" narrates what happened the day the 'crying photo' was taken 10 years ago. (VIDEO + PHOTOS) Reviewed by Chimezie Ozofor on January 17, 2020 Rating: 5

Achievements Of Hon. Ebenezer Gilbert NII Narh Nartey Under 34 Months

January 16, 2020
In my journey so far as the Member of Parliament in the constituency, permit me to highlight some of the successes attained in this 34months with respect to EDUCATION. EDUCATION Constructed ICT and a Library Block(Storey) at AO JHS 2-Unit Classroom Block at AO JHS 2-Unit Classroom, Office Complex and Washrooms at Ihyaa-Udeen Islamic School in Shukura Walled JT Cluster of Schools, New Abossey Okai Basic School, Riyadh Islamic School, and Roman

Catholic School.
Distributed 100,000 Exercise Books in all public schools of the constituency. Distributed 7,200 Mathematical Sets to Basic and Private School Pupils in the Constituency. Organized MP's Mock for both Public and Private Schools in the Constituency Scholarship to BECE Students who had between Aggregate 6-11 500 Plastic Chairs, Canopies, Projector and Satellite to Kateco Senior High Furnished Library of Kaneshie West 4&5 as well as a projector Awarded retired Head Teachers and Circuit Supervisors of Basic Schools in the Constituency. Financial support to Teachers 400 bags of Cement to Darul-Salaam Islamic School in Zamrama Line Scholarships to SHS pupils into the Tertiary Institutions Sponsored 3 Basic School Teachers to further their Education. 100 bags of Cement to Riyadh Islamic School Donated 80 dual desks and Teachers Table to Riyadh School. An award scheme for Best Teachers Scholarship to a brilliant but needy student to pursue Medicine outside the Country. Cadet Uniforms to Insaaniya School Complex at Banana-Inn Rolled out School Feeding Programme in all Public Sçhools of the Constituency.
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ESUT: N10,000 Late Payment Fee Is Not Fair - Blogger, CHimezie Moses Ozofor

January 12, 2020
Controversial blogger and founder, JTCBlog, Chimezie Moses Ozofor has called out on the school authority of Enugu State University of Science and Technology, ESUT over its conning increment of school fee which is tagged "Late Payment Fee" a month after a new session resumes.

Chimezie who feels students are finding the normal N124,900 school fee difficult to pay sees no reason why the school authority will always put students in pressure to pay with an increment of N10,000 extra.

According to Chimezie, here is what he wrote:

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Goodluck Jonathan Speaks On Contesting In 2023 Presidential Election

January 08, 2020
Former President Goodluck Jonathan has dispelled report of being under pressure to contest in the 2023 Presidential election. In a statement released by his spokesperson Ikechukwu Eze, the former President said he is focused on promoting peace and sustainable democracy in Africa. Goodluck Jonathan also expressed surprise that the story which circulated before the 2019 Presidential elections is coming up again in 2020. He said; “There is nothing like that. The former President has not made any comments nor spoken to anyone on the coming elections. “He is busy concentrating on his foundation, The Goodluck Jonathan Foundation (GJF), and its work of promoting peace, sustainable democracy and youth empowerment in Africa. “If you check online, you will discover that a story with a similar headline had been published in the past by a few shady online sources. “The last time this same story circulated online was before the 2019 Presidential elections. It has now come up again. “The good thing is that Nigerians already know this to be fake. That is why Nigerian newspapers and serious online news media will not publish such falsehood.”
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Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala Wins African Women’s Player Of The Year

January 08, 2020
The Nigerian forward was announced as the best African female footballer of the year on Tuesday at the 2019 CAF Awards ceremony in Egypt. Oshoala, who plays for Spanish side Barcelona, beat Ajara Nchout of Cameroon and South Africa’s Thembi Kgatlana, who was crowned in Senegal last year to claim the title. It is the fourth time the 25-year-old is being crowned the best African female footballer. She won the award in 2014, 2016 and 2017, and was also among the final three in 2018 but lost to her South African rival Kgatlana. Shortly after she was announced as the winner, Oshoala took to Twitter to thank her family and friends, as well as her fans and colleagues locally and internationally for their support. Grateful to be African Women’s Player of the year for the 4th time. Thank God, my Family, Friends and Fans for the support. Big shoutout to my club , my management , team mates at both national team and club level and of course thanks to @CAF_Online for the opportunity Meanwhile, Senegalese striker and Liverpool star Sadio Mane won his first Africa’s 2019 Player of the Year honour. The 27-year old beat his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah of Egypt who won the award the last two years, as well as Algeria’s Riyad Mahrez (Manchester City). Celebrating his success at the event, he said, “I am really happy and at the same time I am really proud to win this award. It’s a big day for me.” Mane scored 34 goals and produced 12 assists in 61 appearances in 2019, according to CAF statistics. In the youth category, Morocco and Borussia Dortmund defender, Achraf Hakimi, was crowned the African Youth Player Of The Year. The 21-year-old beat Nigerian duo of Victor Osimhen (Lille) and Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal) to claim the prize. The Egyptian Football Association won the Federation of the Year award.
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“I lost it all” – Nigerian Mother speaks after death of her three children in New Year crash in Canada

January 08, 2020
A Nigerian mother, Uche Osagie who lost her three children in a car accident which occurred on New Year’s Day has spoken out on the devastating event. Narrating how the devastating and unimaginable loss occurred, Uche said her three children died in the collision which took place at northern Ontario highway while on her way to file an appeal for permanent status in Canada. The Nigerian mother who fled Nigeria eight years ago with her two oldest children for a better life in Canada, said she was travelling to Toronto to get a lawyer to file a federal appeal after receiving a letter that her second appeal had been denied.
The bereaved mother said; “I thought I was doing the best thing for them to bring them to Canada to give them a better life, but I don’t know anymore. “The celebration they longed for, they are no longer here to celebrate. So, to me, I think I’m a loser. I lost it all. All my fight, everything, is in vain and I ask myself, once again, and I keep asking God, ‘Why did you keep me?’ You should have taken me and let those children have a better future. It’s all about them. I lived all my life for those kids.” Flags are reportedly flying half-mast at Chelmsford Public School in Greater Sudbury community of Chelmsford where all three children; Destiny, Flourish, and Britney attended.
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FBI arrests Nigerian-American, Arinze Ozor for $1m scam

January 08, 2020
The Federal Bureau of Investigation, FBI has reportedly nabbed a Nigerian-American Arinze Michael Ozor, based in Bowie Maryland for using fake passports to facilitate a money-laundering conspiracy involving nearly $1 million. The 36-year-old Nigerian has pleaded guilty to the charges of forgery or false use of a passport, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland said in a release Monday. According to reports, Ozor used at least two passports to open eight so-called “drop accounts”, prosecutors said. He reportedly took more than $976,000 from business email compromise schemes and romance fraud schemes and put it in those accounts. Officials say Ozor used a Ghanaian passport to open five bank accounts and a Beninese passport to open three additional accounts. The money was then largely sent to other entities involved in the schemes. Ozor is expected to be sentenced in May. He could spend up to 10 years in prison. Read the full statement by DOJ District of Maryland on Ozor: Arinze Michael Ozor, age 36, of Bowie, Maryland, a dual citizen of the United States and Nigeria, pleaded guilty on January 3, 2020, to federal charges of forgery or false use of a passport, in connection with his use of false passports to open “drop accounts” for a money-laundering conspiracy. The guilty plea was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur; Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office; and Special Agent in Charge Edwin Guard of the Washington Field Office of the U.S. Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service (DSS). According to his plea agreement, Ozor, a dual citizen of Nigeria and the United States, used at least two fraudulent passports as part of a money-laundering conspiracy to open eight “drop accounts” to receive the proceeds from fraud schemes, including business e-mail compromise schemes and romance fraud schemes. The funds deposited to the accounts were largely disseminated to other entities as part of the conspiracy by Ozor and others. Specifically, Ozor admitted that he used a Ghanaian passport in the name of Kelvin Green to open accounts at five banks between December 2017 and January 2018. Although the passport contained purported identifiers for Green, it contained Ozor’s photograph. When one of the banks froze the account due to suspicion of fraudulent activity, Ozor met with a banker to discuss regaining access to the account and presented the same Ghanaian passport in support of his request. Ozor further admitted that from March 23, 2018 through May 1, 2018, he used a purported Beninese passport in the name of Jacob Hessou to open accounts at three additional banks. As with the Ghanaian passport, the Beninese passport contained purported identifiers for Hessou, but contained Ozor’s photograph. The investigation found that Ozor does not have a validly issued passport from Ghana or Benin. In addition, the Kelvin Green Ghanaian passport number and the Jacob Hessou Beninese passport number were actually issued to other individuals by the respective governments and not to Green or Hessou. More than $976,000 was involved in the money laundering conspiracy from the eight accounts opened by Ozor using the fraudulent passports. Ozor faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in federal prison.
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Nigerian doctors separate conjoined twins (photos)

January 08, 2020
A team of doctors in Nigeria has successfully conducted a surgery that separated a set of conjoined twins. The doctors spent 13 hours performing complex surgery to separate Goodness and Mercy Martins at the National Hospital Abuja. The surgery involved 78 doctors working in two groups. Goodness and Mercy Martins were born on the 13th of August 2018 at the Federal Medical Centre, Keffi Nasarawa state, through a cesarean session. Their unemployed mother had no idea she was expecting twins and she was even more shocked when they came out joined at the chest and abdomen. Lead surgeon Emmanuel Ameh told the BBC the operation to separate Goodness and Mercy Martins at the chest and abdomen took place in November and the two sisters were now well enough to go home. He said the operation, which cost about $55,000, was complicated. But the medics at National Hospital Abuja did not charge for their work because the twins’ parents – Michael Edeh and Maria Onya Martins – could not afford the medical bills. They rely on Mr. Martins’ salary as a painter to get by. Consultant pediatric surgeon, Professor Emmanuel Ameh, who led the team of experts, explained that the case Goodness and Mercy Martins was unusual because they were joined at two of the most delicate organs of the body. He presented a short animation video that explained the steps taken to separate the sisters.
“This is an extremely rare condition. The biggest challenge we faced had to do with their separation in the chest region. This is really the first time that twins joined in the chest and the abdomen are separated throughout the entire country. All the other separated twins are joined only in one organ,” Ameh said. The National Hospital Abuja has separated about 11 conjoined twins over the last 20 years, but in those cases, all the twins had been joined at the abdomen. The hospital’s medical director, Jaff Momoh, said this case stood out as it was the first time an operation had involved the lower chest wall, liver, and diaphragm. The father of the twins, Mr. Martins, a painter from Oturkpo, said he was so happy to see his daughters alive and well. He added that the family was looking forward to returning home. He said: “I am so happy to see Goodness wrapped separately. I initially couldn’t believe it. My gratitude goes to God and the medical team. May this success continue.” His wife said words were not enough to thank the team of doctors and the kindness of the hospital staff.
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Life Of A Sickle Cell Warrior: Tales Of A Mother and Son | @Tatafo__tony

January 07, 2020
Written by Orevaoghene Asiemo (Tatafo Tony). Story of a sickle cell warrior…. In Africa, it is the dream of every family to have a male child as he is presumed to be the one that keeps on the family name. For a mother who already has five kids (all girls), the struggle for a male child can be very tough. On the 6th of January some 30 years ago, God decided to answer a mother’s prayers. Oh, how my mama wanted a son. It might interest you to know that her own mother only has one son, a family thing I guess. Sickle cell and genotype awareness is something that was relatively unknown at the time of my birth. My father has been a polygamous man who has no other sickle cell warrior apart from myself. My mother already had 5 daughters and none was diagnosed with sickle cell anemia. On the day of my birth according to my mum, the Doctors pronounced me sick in the womb. She was told she will require the help of infusion to be able to birth me. At this point, her fear of losing me began. As God may have it, I came out successfully and was among the first set of kids to be born in my community hospital. My mother birthed a Genius.
My Loving and Caring Mother
To those who might not know, Sickle cell anemia is an inherited form of anemia — a condition in which there aren’t enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen throughout your body. Normally, your red blood cells are flexible and round, moving easily through your blood vessels. In sickle cell anemia, the red blood cells become rigid and sticky and are shaped like sickles or crescent moons. These irregularly shaped cells can get stuck in small blood vessels, which can slow or block blood flow and oxygen to parts of the body. There’s no cure for most people with sickle cell anemia. But treatments can relieve pain and help prevent problems associated with the disease. Sickle cell anemia is caused by a mutation in the gene that tells your body to make the red, iron-rich compound that gives blood its red color (hemoglobin). Hemoglobin allows red blood cells to carry oxygen from your lungs to all parts of your body. In sickle cell anemia, the abnormal hemoglobin causes red blood cells to become rigid, sticky and misshapen. The sickle cell gene is passed from generation to generation in a pattern of inheritance called autosomal recessive inheritance. This means that both the mother and the father must pass on the defective form of the gene for a child to be affected. If only one parent passes the sickle cell gene to the child, that child will have the sickle cell trait. With one normal hemoglobin gene and one defective form of the gene, people with the sickle cell trait make both normal hemoglobin and sickle cell hemoglobin. Their blood might contain some sickle cells, but they generally don’t have symptoms. But they are carriers of the disease, which means they can pass the gene to their children. Living with sickle cell is terrible for an adult, for a mother nursing a baby who cannot tell what or where the pain hurts, it is even more painful. I was named Orevaoghene meaning God's Will. Truly my life was and is certainly the will of God. I was diagnosed with sickle cell anaemia very early, I think few months after my birth. With the help of well trained Doctors and Nurses who were just moved to my community hospital after its commissioning, my mother got all the advise she needed to take care of me. Back then there was no social media, no avenue for my mum to relate with anyone who is going through same health challenge or even a mother with a child suffering from sickle cell anaemia. Me and herself was all we got. Growing up in my early childhood, I was so crazy about football and friendship. I always wanted to go out and be with friends so I can do all they can do. But my mum always tries to stop me. This I never understood as I used to feel she hates me being happy. The only thing I know growing up is that I always feel excruciating pain all over my body anytime I play football. I also get so cold from going swimming with my friends which often lands me in the hospital with pneumonia. Though I do not understand why I was always in the Hospital as a child, I used to think everyone I played with is still in the hospital too. Little did I know I was the only one suffering from the fun time we had. My mum protected me as a child like the mother hen would her chicks. Most of the sickle cell crisis I had as a child and even as an adult starts mostly in the middle of the night. With all the evil stories and news associated with the night time, armed robbery and co., my mum fears no evil. The fear of the night was never an excuse for her to keep me in pains till the next morning. She will pick me up after applying my home meds with no remedy and head for the nearest hospital. Doctors and Nurses became my best friends as a kid. I guess I was the most popular patient in my community hospital and most of the hospitals we frequently visit. While my peers where living their childhood having fun or going to school, I spent most of mine in the hospital. Back home, I was loved. My mum and dad never took me for granted. I get listening ears when I want and most of my requests are granted asap. I wasn’t the last born, I have a younger sister but most times, people feel I am their last born as I get treated like one. My birthdays are celebrated all the time, my dad was never too broke to get me Christmas clothes even though they couldn’t get for my other siblings. All these they did to make up for the time of pains I had all year which is more than the time I spent been Ok. Toys and games I get any time I make a request, truly I was a king at home. Back to my mother, she makes sure I am not allowed to do any house chores that will drain me. The only time she gets angry at me as a child is when I refused taking my routine drugs which is something I used to do a lot. I hate taking drugs when I am not sick. I would tell her I am not sick, that I will only take the drugs when I am sick. By this time I am still yet to understand I was a sickle cell warrior. My mum will only try to explain to me why I should take the drugs everyday, but she never used the word “You Are A Sickler” on me. She will just find other ways of explaining to me. Sometimes I understand, other times I don’t. When I began to understand I was a sickle cell warrior, I started to realize why my childhood was so messed up. Why I missed lots of school time. I remember how I will wake up to see my mum crying by my side in the hospital for God to not let me die, even if that is the only thing that he will do for her all her life. Her tears always moved me to tears. She constantly lived with the fear of losing her son who though was never given a chance to life, broke every obstacle to still be alive. My continuous existence was and its still my mother’s best miracle. My Education was rough, very many off school days, from kindergarten to my higher institutions. Those who know me well can attest to this. Despite all these off time, I was always among the very best in my class. My mum never wanted me to go far away from her all in the name of schooling. This is why I did all my education in Delta State. I wanted to go to Uniben or Uniport, I did my very best to get these admissions. I remember travelling to Benin for my Uniben post ume in 2010. When I got to Benin, I followed my friend whom I put up with to check out the school. On our way back, a heavy downpour met us. When I got home, I was so cold. My friend gave me hot water to bath with as I thought with that I will be fine. Little did I know its just the beginning. I woke up in the middle of the night with pains all over. I didn’t take any medication with me as I thought I was fine. I had to bear the pains all night as I wasn’t at home with my mum who will damn the night to rush me to the hospital. The next morning my friend got me the meds I asked him to get for me. I took them and felt better to an extent. I proceeded to the exam hall. I was writing in pains. It got to a point I couldn’t take the pains anymore, I decided to submit my script and rush to the park to return home to Delta State. I remember been the first person to submit in the hall. Fast forward to when the result came out, I missed out on the pass mark for admission with just two marks. This made me give up on schooling faraway from home as I had to accept my ordeal was God’s answer to my mother’s prayers. When I got admission to study Accounting at Delta State Polytechnic Ozoro, my mum opted to move to a school with me as my roommate. She was so convinced I can’t take care of myself. After much argument over the matter, she asked me to get a roommate. Then it was time for NYSC. Another battle. Guess where I was posted to, Katsina. My mother will not hear it. It was January, a time of cold in the Northern region. It was a No-No for her. She convinced all my siblings that I must not go for my NYSC. That I should go for exemption even when I was not up to 30 years. I was so mad as it seems to be a gang up against me. By this time my dad was no more, it was just me, my mum and siblings. I told them I must go for my NYSC. I told them I will not forfeit my dreams all because of sickle cell. At last, I was allowed to go on the condition that I apply for relocation on health grounds. My mum and I have experienced things together in this sickle cell world. My first and only experience with armed robbers happened while on admission in the hospital. I remember how she and the nurses where locked up in a room downstairs while they came up to me to take my phones with guns pointed at me. My mum only went downstairs to call the nurse that my drip is finished for them to replace it, little did she know she was walking into the lions den. After they took my phones, I waited for almost an hour and my mum wasn’t forthcoming, I had to take my drip downstairs only to see that they were locked up in a room. I was the one who let them out. Life can be really depressing with us sickle cell warriors. I have had crisis, I have heard Doctors tell me “We thought you won’t make it”. I have been inches close to death on several occasions, but God has always brought me back. I do not know why as I do not claim to be a saint, but I know that the prayers of a mother for her only son cannot be overlooked by God. Today, 6th January happens to be my Birthday. Today I have been given an opportunity to live more and also to prove to science and medicine that God is the giver of life. Yes it can be very annoying to have people control your life, but the truth remains that if my mother was careless about me, maybe I won’t be here to share this story today. I love my Mother and I will always make her proud. Dedicated to my mother, Mrs. Ruth Asiemo and all mothers/caregivers of sickle cell warriors. Please never give up on your Children/ward.
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