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End of year #crime rate has officially overwhelmed the #Nigerianpolice

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While we are happy to be doing things and being grateful for all that we are given despite not being up to whatever it is that we planned, and we are finally closing in on the end of 2019, then let us look at the pros and cons of the festivity. The horses are closed so importation is seized so that Nigerian made foods can be bought, promoted, consumed and improved upon. But then again a hand full of individuals are fighting this plans and setting markets all over the country ablaze.

The Nigerian rice that we were asked to patronise are now as unbelievably expensive. As expensive as the imported would have been if they’re were allowed into the country. This is how you know that economic sabotage is such a huge thing is this country. I mean who are we kidding? No one monitors the prices of goods and services, no one stops these misbehaviours and unnecessary price hikes. People are islands and they do whatever the heck they want with prices and services and we have no option than to patronise them nevertheless.

As we draw to the end of the year in Nigeria, so many people especially the youths are without any source of income, and those who do, have little or nothing to show for it because so many family members are relying on them and asking endlessly for assistance due to the rate of poverty the country people are dealing with.

The high number of people without jobs are confidently going into crime and they are doing it with so much lacknof fear of the police.

A friend of mine was robbed amid so many other people I know that have equally been robbed in a space of one month. She went to the police to officially report and get an assistance with tracking her phone but they were more interested in extorting her with things so unbelievably stupid as making her pay for police report, charging her double for affidavit and constantly telling her she is a big girl to have been using such an expensive missing phone. This friend of mine was constantly reaching the criminals through her missing line, but the police man started avoiding her phone calls.

There are so many Nigerians turning to all sorts of crimes to survive, or even make ends meet so desperately. They are attacking, killing, robbing and ruining the already stressed out workers in the society. People are robbed at every single time of the day and at every single place possible even at their homes. The police are overwhelmed and thereby avoiding victims. Don’t think you are not robbable dear readers, so while we can’t rely on the police of our country to protect us, then here are some things that we can do to help keep ourselves safe while we survive this season, governement and time.

  • Drop your ATM with plenty money at home and carry the one with only small for your day
  • Delete Bank transaction messages from your phone
  • Drop your expensive phone at home if you must go out at night
  • While in traffic at night, control your urge to go on social media so you don’t attract criminals with your phone light
  • Resist making money calls in public to avoid giving ideas to criminals
  • If you go to work in the early hours of the day, then avoid dark and scanty places and stand at the a well lit places
  • Be very vigilant at all times.
  • Limit the show of affluence in public
  • Try to go back home before night fall as many of these crimes at done in the dark
  • Becareful with entering private vehicles and letting strangers enter yours
  • Letting strangers into your home at night is a no.no.
  • While driving , always look into your rare view mirror to know when you are being followed.
  • Avoid the bank and have all transactions done fast
  • Do not have phone apps in your phone since you can do transactions with bank USSD code. This is because you will be forced to make transactions.
  • Don’t go arguing, challenging, threatening and fighting with an armed robber. Don’t be stupid.
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How I became a billonaire at 25 – Gov. #Umahi

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Stop whatever you are doing at the moment and reading this speech that I’m not sure what exactly it is about is just fine. Because I don’t think I get it at all, I need someone to help interpret to me. Because If a Governor can be so wealthy at such a gender age in a state so ridden with poverty so much that it’s people are known around the country, then everything is not alright. Read message below:

Ebony state Governor David Umahi recently shocked the world, especially Nigerians with his revelation about his early wealth accumulation in life.


Gov. DavidUmahi of #EbonyiState has revealed how he became a billionaire at 25 years of age due to hard work and commitment to duty.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Umahi made the declaration while interacting with leaders of #Abakpa main market in #Abakaliki.

He debunked social media reports that he owns shops at the market and built his house within one year.

“I work very hard, I am not a poor person but a very, very rich person. You can’t use the state’s money and still do all these things (projects) we are doing, I don’t have any shop or any interest in the market,” he added.

My people, did you understand how he did that? Did you see what I can’t see? Maybe you read a part where he talked about how he made it happen, because I didn’t. Talk about a grown up weirdness. If you weren’t intending to explain the way this whole talk was beneficial to us all, why then did you even start it? The EFCC should carefully look into this talk and have him explain himself very well to them because we don’t understand it.

Openly saying this whole your fellow state men and women lavish in abject poverty is disturbing and unbelievably bold in a time like this where the fear of EFCC is the beginning of wisdom.

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24 year old #YouTube burn survivor #shalomblac buys her first home

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Nigerian burn survivor who has been very ambitious and none relenting in the pursuit of her dreams, Shalom Blac has just like everyother YouTuber, bought her first home int he US. While. Creating awareness and combining it with her love for makeup and beauty on YouTube, Shalom has been uplifted from Poverty to wealth by YouTube (which is a normal thing amongst you tubers), shalom has joined her colleagues in stepping up her game. Congratulations girl. Your love for growth is very contagious and incredibly inspiring, and that confidence you exhume is admirable .

from @shalomblac – Today is my F-ing BIRTHDAY! Feeling blessed and excited to share with you all one of my proudest moments, It’s still so surreal to me.

I’ve been discouraged and laughed at because I chose not to further my education after high school, I remember a close family friend telling me If I’m not doing Oprah’s makeup I will never be shit! Yup! Just like that. I worked hard, exploited the resources given to me, and some doubt along the way, but I have grown to appreciate the good and bad choices I made, for it has shaped me to this date. Never in a million years would I have thought I would be purchasing my house at 24. Today, I want to share with you my joy, my achievement, and my reward to myself; I am officially the owner of this beautiful HOME. Empty house tour is up now 🤗

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Will Nigeria ever produce pencil in 2020 as promised?

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It is a question many will misunderstand as Shade rather than the required check for those of us who didn’t follow up after years ago when the aanouncemenr for this production was made. Many will say like it was said back then that while other countries are producing gadgets, speed of light trains, self running cars, and 5G networks, most expensive cars and so much more, Nigeria is boldly making a pencil announcement about making pencil in a year as advance as 2020.

Now let me say something very significant in life. The fact that other countries, people or a group of people are a thousand miles ahead of you, doesn’t stop you from going a head with your own pace and achievements in life.

I will not even deny the fact that when this announcement was made in 2016 I was one of those people that couldn’t fathom the actual significance of that activity because I considered it an evidence of backwardness and disgrace. But from that time to now, I will proudly say that alot have collectively changed my mindset from what it used to be to what it is right now.

I am proud to let you all know that while you were going through stresses of life and so much goal achieving tasks, trying to settle down, have a child, make money and opening up a business, the country had actually down what it said it would.

As of August 31st 2019, on Vanguardngr.com revealed that the Federal Government of Nigeria, actually started the installation of the pencil production machine. Please note that you can read all about this by clicking on the link provided above. So in case you were wondering if the FG of Nigeria can actually be reliable in some cases then you can find/decide that for yourself by having a read on that.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.vanguardngr.com/2019/08/breaking-fg-installs-machines-for-pencil-production-in-enugu/amp/

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#KimK joins forces with #sisters to roll out a new and exciting #kkwfrangrance

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Despite all the public and show enhancing altercations, misunderstandings, fights and competitions the Kardashian sisters are not one to let go of a business opportunity due to a bad relationship with a sibling.

They have proven for over a decade now, that they have what it takes to be the most interesting family in the world. Even the wealthy middle eastern families have got nothing on these girls and they are definitely not showing any signs of stopping.

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Now, that’s what I call the strong woman trait. They came from something small, and now they are here. Despite the beauty and class, they have converted the hate and mockery thrown at them into something everyone wishes to emulate. Just take a look and Kim juggling Motherhood and business like a pro.

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To me, in my opinion here is never going to be another family of our generation with such collective strength and tenacity to stay so on point consistently for just a long time. Kim, now a mother of four herself is a household of businesses all to her name and still counting.

This is only a prove that you can actually do everything you want in this life to be honest. Kim is an inspiration despite all said and done over the years, because this family will teach you the good, the bad and the ugly, and only you can decide on which of these lessons to take home.

Look at the beautiful choice of hair… 👌💣🙆‍♀️

One advice I have for every girl out there today, is to just monitor the business minds and ways of these family and leave the other aspects that is not exactly admirable.

Mimick the business ways of the Kardashians/Jenners and see if this won’t work for you — Oby Oriji

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The way they are constantly releasing same things in different ways and still having fans rush at it is admirable and this is down to prevent seeming boring and uninteresting to their young hearted fans.

Come onnnnn Girls… 😋😋😋

With that being said, Kim is changing up the bottle of her perfumes with new contents and making a big announcement to get fans back on her site buying it like a hot cake. But do you think it can work? The answer is “Absolutely” . The same thing Kylie does for her cosmetic lines and same goes for other things they produce in that family. You go and check it out. They have something to teach everyone entrepreneur and I am Learning. Believe me.

from @kimkardashian – Beyond excited to announce the new @kkwfragrance Diamonds Collection by Kourtney x Kim x ME! Creating the KKW Fragrance Diamonds Collection with Kim and Kourtney was so inspiring. I wanted to create a fragrance that feels feminine, sexy and strong when I wear it. It’s such a dreamy scent with a mix of sweet florals and musk that can be worn from day to night. I’ve been wearing this non-stop and love it more and more every day. Launching on 11.08 at 12PM PST at KKWFRAGRANCE.COM #DiamondsCollection

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Depts pile up: World Bank approves $3bn loan for Nigeria

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There have been reactions from all around the country as Man are wondering what way the future generations along side the current ones  are going pay back these Depts that are so freely given to Nigeria. A country that has done so much for the old leaders when they were youths, who are still leaders up till now, still collecting from the same country that hasn’t done a thing for the current youths. One generation has held this country hostage for almost 60years and there are still no signs that they will be passing/handing over the power to a much younger generation. The fact that we were talking about the dept that is hanging over the country, and now a very new dept has now been approved for the country. Phew!!! We are not getting out of this in a long while are we?

According to news, The World Bank has agreed to give Nigeria a $3 billion loan for the expansion of the transmission and distribution facilities of the power sector, Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has revealed.

According to her, the loan would be disbursed in four tranches of $750m each beginning from next year and it would cover the funding gap as well as the current tariff which investors in the sector had described as very low compared to what is obtainable in other countries.

“It will also enhance our ability to pay previous obligations in the sector that has crystallised so that investors in the sector can go on with expanding investments in the sector,” she added.

She noted that some portion of the loan will be for the transmission network, adding that if the government can expand the facility to $4bn, then the additional $1bn will be used for the distribution network.

“The distribution sector will be at the backend when the other reforms have been carried out. It will be a loan to the distribution companies because they are owned by the private sector,” she concluded.

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Minister of Communication roars loud as #MTN sends Nigerians a message concerning #USSD charges

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Dear Nigerians do like this 🤚👋👆☝️🤚🤚if MTN sent you a message that looked like this today 20th October 2019?

Yello, Please note that from Oct 21, we will charge N4 per 20 seconds for USSD access to banking services. Thank you. 

The Minister of Communication, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami who received the message as well as every other MTN sim using Nigerian, has quickly said that he was not aware of an alleged plan by MTN Nigeria to start charging four Kobo for USSD service beginning from Monday, October 21.

Some telecoms subscribers alleged that, on Sunday, they received text messages from their service providers informing them that those who use unstructured supplementary service data (USSD) channels to access banking services would have to pay new charges as from October 21.

I bet with this raise dflag, MTN will not be commencing that charge plan anymore tomorrow. You should go through the right channel, and you should grease the right palm before greasing yours with our hard earned  4 Naira.

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Economic potholes: Central Bank of Nigeria, the giant #shrewd that keeps on taking

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There is always that saying that those of dish it out, hardly take it in.when a person is said to be a leader of a group of people, they are always advised to pratice what they preach. All that money being taken from Nigerians on a daily and monthly basis is going to pockets that we might never know about, but then a gain, isn’t there some spare change in all these money that just might be enough for central bank to do one development program for Nigerians youths annually. Why isn’t central doing the very least to help out with the current poverty stricken life styles of over 200 million Nigerians. Imagine the amount that banks make on a monthly basis, then imagine the amount that central bank being a collector takes.

You will hardly find central bank sponsoring shows, programs whether tv or radio. When it comes to going after a bank that has  fallen short in the course of maximizing profit, or those that have escaped  From the trap of central bank once again and stand the change of a construct. One would think that their it is a witch hunting of people in this situation especially the uniform man.

 

If you look at the ways these Nigerian banks keep coming up with ways to capture the attention of their customers, giving them the chance to win one thing of the other, mostly the money and mouth watering gifts, you would think that their brother as big as Central Bank of Nigeria, would be even more to have to help better the lives of  Nigerians, but then a gain, that is something that Nigerians have not come to see in the longest time now.

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#Disney rolls out a mind blowing trailer of #junglecruise

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Though only ready to be released in July 24th 2020, the jungle cruise has some Captivating scenes as Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt interpret their role in the most attractive way possible. We can’t wait for the half of next year to watch this. This is how beautiful the new year will be. If you love magical, jungle creatures, then this movie is part of it.

Reposted from @therock (@get_regrann) – The adventure of a lifetime awaits. ‬
‪ALL ABOARD. ‬
Love, Frank & Lily.
#JUNGLECRUISE ‬ ‪JULY 24, 2020
‪@DisneyStudios
@SevenBucksProd‬
‪@FlynnPictureCo‬

Reposted from @therock (@get_regrann) – Excited for @sevenbucksprod to produce this @Disney magic 💫
As life long fans of Disney parks and attractions, we’re excited (and honored) to pull the curtain back and showcase the ideas, secrets and advancements of the most beloved Disney attractions in the world.
Thank you Disney and Imagineers for the trust to allow Seven Bucks to tell your story.
Every magical #BehindTheAttraction detail awaits.
#SevenBucksProds
#NacelleCompany
#DisneyPlus
#DISNEY

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Sarah Hyland’s romantic comedy #theweddingyear which she Starred and produced is finally out

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28 year old Modern family actress Sarah Hyland who was recently engaged to her boo and is now planning a wedding with him, has announced that  the very first movie she has starred and Executive produced is now out.

The actress who also revealed that movie happens to be the very first time she is playing such dual role on. Being the actress and the executive producer of a movie, is something that many have considered very challenging and tasking, and those who believe in the glass being half full, will always find a way to achieve their dreams and Sarah seems to have followed that route. She posted the photo of herself and the star of #Everybodyhateschris sitcom James Tyler Williams on her in stage am and made the announcement as but where featured on the movie.

She equally added  that the movie a romcom is now in select theatres and VOD..

from @sarahhyland- Smiling cause @theweddingyear is OUT NOW!!!!!! My first time starring and executive producer-ing a #romcom 😍 in select theatres and VOD!!!

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Nigerian gas users risk ‘bomb-like’ explosions as fake cylinders hit town

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Worried by the continued influx of fake and sub-standard Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders into Nigeria, a cooking gas advocate has warned that Nigerian homes may start experiencing ‘bomb-like’ explosions in their kitchens, on account of fake cylinders.

 

The warning follows reports that N38m worth of cooking gas cylinders have been impounded by the Nigerian Customs Service in the latest clampdown on importers of fake cylinders.

 

On August 1, the Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Aboloma, announced that hundreds of imported cylinders were impounded for failing to meet safety requirements.

 

Analysts say that N38m is capable of bringing up to 1.8 million cylinders into the country. They add that less than one million Nigerian homes currently use LPG for their cooking.

Via: punchnews

As a normal person who is definitely constantly cooking on a regular basis, it scares me to know that fake cylinders have made their way comfortably into the society. This means that any cylinder you are looking at right this moment, is potentially an explosive waiting to happen. So this scares me so well. And you can imagine just how many people are potential victims. God help us.

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21 year old Bella Thorne takes a significant step into the ever busy world of #pornhub

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Reposted from @bellathorne – Ahhh thank u for the glowing review ❤️❤️

”And indeed, the twenty-one-year-old Thorne brings a novel cinematic vocabulary to the XXX world, in which she envisions the sparingly depicted sex as an accessory to a grander thesis about connection and volatility that she’s developed across multiple platforms over a course of years.

Regardless of the format, regardless of platform, regardless of medium, a work by Bella Thorne can only ever be that — a work by Bella Thorne, nothing more and nothing less. What she might currently lack in discipline she more than makes up for with sheer creative assurance. She has an eye and she has ideas, and she’s learning how to express them at an angle through the mediating influence of narrative (as opposed to the directness of her unlocked-diary writing, or the bluntness of her songcraft). She’s growing into an identity as a true multimedia artist, all the more captivating for her intimate imperfections. #thelifeofawannabemogul

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Duchess of Sussex collaborates with #smartworkcharity to launch capsule collection

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from @theroyalfamily  Today The Duchess of Sussex, alongside @smartworkscharity launched #thesmartset capsule collection.

 

The five piece collection of workwear essentials will help equip Smart Works clients with the classic pieces they need to attend interviews and enter into the workplace. “I am excited to celebrate the launch of another initiative of women supporting women, and communities working together for the greater good” – The Duchess of Sussex.

 

@smartworkscharity helps long-term unemployed women regain the confidence they need to return to employment, by providing high quality clothes for interviews, one-to-one interview training and professional and personal development, through the Smart Works Network. In fact, with the charity’s support, 64% of clients to on to get a job!

 

The Duchess became Patron of Smart Works in January this year. During several visits to the charity, Her Royal Highness noticed that donations to Smart Works were plentiful but were not always the right choices or sizes. As a result, The Duchess initiated the Smart Set, Smart Works Capsule Collection.

 

The Duchess of Sussex and @smartworkscharity have convened four British fashion and retail brands who have created #thesmartset Capsule Collection to equip women with classic wardrobe pieces to help them feel confidence as they return to the workplace.

 

For every item purchased, one will be donated to Smart Works.

 

Scroll ⬅️ to see behind the scenes photographs of The Duchess surprising Smart Works clients during a capsule collection photo shoot @jennyzarins, photos from today’s launch and The Duchess’s previous visits to @smartworkscharity.

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Special Nigerians : #HowardUniversity graduates 97 Doctors out of which 46 are Nigerians 🎓 — Georgina Onuoha

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Reposted from @georginaonuoha  * Howard University not Harvard* On June 19 2019. And the star amongst them is Olumide Olulade who graduated top of his class.
Regardless of all the horrifying headlines and killings of Nigerians in SA and other places. I hope we as a people don’t forget who we are.
Have you ever wondered why the opportunities back home to excel are so limited except you know someone or come from the aristocratic families?
It is basically the lack of investment in our society by the ruling elites. Poor governance and the cancer known as corruption. Yet our people excel in foreign lands and give their best in every sector they find themselves. I hope we begin to hold our leaders accountable.
It is not our duty to fear or worship politicians, folks they work for us. The wealth meant for all of us is what they are embezzling and enriching themselves.
There is know moral justification that a politician earns more than a lecturer, Doctor etc in any given society while the federal minimum wage for federal workers is 35/37 thousand naira. That is practically a 100 USA dollars for a month.
How Nigerians get by each day and survive, beats my imagination.
I have tremendous respect for my fellow Nigerians and I pray that someday, we will come to realize that the status-quo is no longer sustainable.
I salute these amazing students and may fortune smile on them all. Nigerian politicians and the world can never dim our light 💡. Still we Rise 🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬🇳🇬 – #regrann

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Supermarket and shop Owners Rake In Huge Profits After Closure Of Southafrican’ Shoprite In Akure

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According to SaharaReporters.com the new door of coincedence has opened up for the entire local business in Akure Ondo.

This then again brings up  the topic that we overlook in the Country that has now been brought  to light . The local shops and Supermarkets are beginning to see more sale and profit for these few days that Shoprite was shutdown. These South Africans said Nigerians owning a shop in their country was an economic sabotage. Yet they own the largest Supermarkets in Nigeria and we don’t bate and eye.

Now according to some Supermarkets and stores in Akure, Ondo State Nigeria, are now profiting heavily from the closure of the large popular mall, Shoprite, SaharaReporters genuinely reported.

“We have been witnessing improved sales and high influx of customers in our store since Shoprite was shut down in Akure due to the protest by some youths.” Said a store owner.

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Black Community reacts to the list of highest paid hollywood actresses of 2019 by forbes

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There seem to be a very consistent reaction from the black community these days as they always fight for their own especially in Hollywood, and  most especially if they are women.

A list of highest paid hollywood actresses made an unexpected appearance on social media breaking all hell as the list lacks a black actress, and the closest to a colored girl on the list is our very own Columbian Conquerer Sophia Vergara.

The list which had highest paid Actresses of 2019.

  1. Scarlett Johansson $56m
  2. Sofia Vergara $44.1m
  3. Reese Witherspoon $35m
  4. Nicole Kidman $34m
  5. Jennifer Anniston $28m
  6. Kaley Cuoco $25m
  7. Elisabeth Moss $24m
  8. Margot Robbie $23.5m
  9. Charlize Theron $23m
  10. Ellen Pompeo $22m

No black girl in 2019 made upto $22m in acting? Not cookie not Gabrielle Union Wade? Well now I see why the black community is so upset, they have a reason to ask questions.

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