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BBNaija: Just 1 Year, 9 Months after wedding, Angel divorce Canadian wife.

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The estranged couple got married both legally and traditional in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, in April 2019.

Big Brother Naija’s Angel Ifemi Awotarigha and his Canadian wife, Felicia, have allegedly gone their separate ways barely 2 years after they said “I do.”

According to reports reaching Kemi Filani News, the Union between Angel and his woman ended over irreconcilable differences.

A further check on their various social media pages shows they have since unfollowed each other on Instagram and deleted photos of each other from their social media pages.

Recall with NoRM that 8 months ago, the couple took to social media to celebrate their one month anniversary.

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Excited Angel took to social media via his verified Instagram page to show off Felicia.

The pretty model clocked a year older on April 30, 2020, and Angel made sure to let the world know via his social media page.

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Comedian Taaooma in Trouble!

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He mentioned that Taaooma however, refused to look into his complaints and her reply was him to either take it or leave it without any refund.

A filmmaker identified as @Olaondeck on Twitter has called out famous comedian and content maker, Taaooma over an N1.5million deal.

According to @Olaondeck, he paid Taaooma a huge sum of N1.5million for an advert and she did not give value for the money.

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In his words;

“Paid Taaooma 1.5m… She shot video and the client doesn’t like the work done. And her position is Take it or Leave it…
We are not asking for a full refund but as least a sense of concession will go a long way.. 1.5m gone like that… And you guys wonder how Maraji fell off? For those of you asking ” What did Maraji do?” Maraji didn’t do anything in this situation and she’s a fantastic storyteller… However, ask anyone who has worked with her and her team, she’s not the easiest person to work with. Hence, the reason for the honest comparison”

See how social media users reacted to this;

@ahmakah wrrote “Taaoma abi tomatoe is not even funny. She’s yet to make me laugh. Including caramel plugg. They all try too hard! I wonder why you have to give her that kind of money. Nawa o”

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@abbygold_globalconcept wrote “She will shoot it till it gets perfect, d rsn Y u contacted her in d first place is bcos u know she can do it. And I guess u signed an agreement. Just ask her to perfect it, not refund d money.”

@aldolina__ wrote “Una get money to waste sha. Who dy even give taaoma 1.5 Mtchewwww”

@wuhmi wrote “I don’t understand 1.5 for just ad? Or I’m I missing something”

@amaka_8 wrote “Why are you asking for a refund? Where you told that you could come back for your money if your client rejects it? So the time and resources she used in shooting should be funded by who? You are the one that is not considerate by calling her out to the public like this. What you should be asking for is a remake or something close to it and not a refund. She can choose to give you something out of her kindness if she feels like and not the other way round.”

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@oprah_adesuwa wrote “Bcos she is a woman abi una dey ment. Its not her biz if u dont like the video. She has done it and thats it. NEXT!”

@retha_medae wrote “@amaka_8 I think what they should be requesting for is a remake not a refund cos no matter how terrible the skit was she must have spent some cash making it but am not sure the lady in question is ready for that either.”

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#Newsworthy

Tomatoes price in Enugu major market drops.

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A tomato dealer at the Garki Market, Enugu, Mr Garba Adamu, attributed the development to the harvest season.

The Price of tomatoes has dropped significantly in major markets in Enugu metropolis, compared to what it was during the Yuletide.

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Noble Reporters Media‘s known Media market survey on Thursday shows that a big basket of UTC specie of the commodity now sells for N7,500 as against N11, 500.

The small basket of the commodity goes for N5,000 as against N8,000.

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Adamu said that the UTC specie that comes from Jos had flooded the markets, hence the drastic drop in its price.

He said, “Some weeks ago, the UTC specie was sold between N10,000 and N11,500 while the other species from Benue were scarce.

Mrs Grace Ogbu, another tomato seller at Kenyatta Market, said the price would further crash “because this is its season”.

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Also, Mrs Amara Chima at New Akwata-Garki Market said a five-litre-size bucket of the commodity now goes for N600 as against N1,000.

According to Chima, half of the quantity sells for N300 as against N700.

A customer at the Ogbete Market, Mrs Anthonia Ojinaka, said that it was traditional for the price of tomatoes to crash after the Yuletide every year.

Ojinaka attributed the scarcity and high cost of the commodity “during its off-season to the lack of storage facilities in the country.”

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She, therefore, called on the various tiers of government to provide storage facilities for farmers and foodstuff dealers.

She opined that the facility would help in preserving perishable goods, making them available and affordable all year round.

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India reopens ‘Ladakh’ lake bothering China.

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A video shot by an Indian soldier and shared on social media showed soldiers from both nations engaged in fistfights and stone-pelting at the LAC.

Even as the standoff between Indian and Chinese armies continues in the Himalayan region of Ladakh for eight months now, the local administration’s decision to reopen the Pangong Tso lake for tourism has come as a glimmer of hope for the local residents.


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On Sunday, the administration of the newly-created federal territory of Ladakh opened the world’s highest saltwater lake, almost a year after it was closed for tourists due to COVID-19 restrictions followed by the military standoff along the disputed border between the two Asian giants.

Both sides accuse each other of intruding across the loosely-demarcated de facto border, known as the Line of Actual Control (LAC), with Pangong Tso, located 14,000 feet (4,270 metres) above sea level in Ladakh, being one of the flashpoints.

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The standoff began in May last year after a scuffle broke out between Indian and Chinese troops at the lake, resulting in 11 soldiers being injured on both sides.

Ladakh Lake Bothering China reopened. (Noble Reporters Media, Olamide)

The military standoff intensified a month later when 20 Indian soldiers and an undisclosed number of Chinese troops were killed in hand-to-hand combat on June 15, 2020 – the worst clashes between the two forces in decades.

The LAC dividing the two nuclear-armed nations passes through the landlocked 135km (84 miles) long, boomerang-shaped lake, which is 6km (3.7 miles) wide at its broadest point. One-third of the lake falls under the Indian territory while the remaining area is under Chinese control.
The western end of Pangong Tso lies 54km (33 miles) southeast of Leh, the main city in Ladakh region.

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Welcome move, say locals
“The majestic Pangong Lake has been reopened for tourists starting January 10. So, get inner line permit (ILP) and visit this spellbinding lake,” the local administration said in its announcement on Sunday.

The move has revived hopes among the locals of a good upcoming tourism season in the Himalayan region.

“It’s a really good news because the Pangong Lake is one of the most visited places for tourists in Ladakh. It will definitely help the local tourism industry,” Kochak Stanzin, an elected councillor from the region, told NoRM‘s known Media

Stanzin, who represents Ladakh’s Chushul constituency where the Pangong Lake is located, said 60 percent of Leh’s population depends on tourism. He invited the tourists to visit the frozen lake before winter ends.

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Though tourism was hit globally due to the coronavirus pandemic, its impact was felt harder in Ladakh where tourism season is squeezed to just a few months, mostly from April to mid-October, due to the freezing winters in the region.

Delex Namgyal, a travel and tour operator in Leh, told NoRM‘s known Media over the telephone that the timing of the reopening of the lake for tourists could not have been better since January and February are the months when bookings for the summer season begin.

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“The timing is good. It will give a positive message that Ladakh is opening up for tourists,” said Namgyal, adding that almost 80 percent of Indian tourists arriving in Leh visit the lake.

India reopens ‘Ladakh’ lake neighboring China. (Noble Reporters Media, Olamide)

While just a few thousand tourists visit Ladakh during winters, Namgyal said that number can go up to more than 250,000 during summers.

Tsewang Yangjor, a hotelier in Leh, told Al Jazeera 2020 was a “disastrous year” for the local tourism industry and they are “happy that things are improving and the lake has been opened for the tourists”.

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“I think the situation [along China border] might be normal now and that is why they have decided to give permit [to visit the lake],” he said.

India-China tensions
But the situation along the LAC is far from normal, with both sides deploying a large number of troops along the Himalayan frontier. Several rounds of military and diplomatic talks between the two nations have failed to end the standoff.

The decision to reopen the Pangong Tso lake came a day before India handed back a Chinese soldier apprehended along the southern bank of the lake after he transgressed into the Indian side.

India’s Foreign Minister Subrahmanyam Jaishankar on Tuesday said relations with China have been “profoundly disturbed” after last year’s deadly border clash.

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China and India fought a war in 1962 and continue to be engaged in several disputes along the 3,488km-long (2,167 miles) frontier they share. Yet, the two countries have remained focused on expanding commercial relationships despite the tensions.

Though happy with the Ladakh administration’s decision to reopen the lake situated along the tense India-China border, tour operator Namgyal has a word of caution: “The standoff can still have a negative impact [on tourism] if the situation worsens.”

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Actress Liz Anjorin show off new car. [Photo]

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Liz Aishat Anjorin is a Nigerian actress who features predominantly in the Nigerian Yoruba movie industry and also runs a her own business in which she promotes every now and then on her Instagram page.

Controversial Nollywood actress, Lizzy Anjorin has joined the G-Wagon geng in Nigeria after splashing millions of naira to acquire the latest.

The Yoruba born businesswoman and thespian took to her Instagram to share a photo of herself posing with her latest whip. Sharing the photo; she wrote; “Alhamdulililai just join the biggest G geng”

See post below;

NoRM recalls super rich actress and serial businesswoman, Lizzy Anjorin has pleaded with the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu to not shut down businesses revealing poverty is more deadly than COVID-19.

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The controversial actress made this known via her social media where she pleaded with the governor to consider the masses as things are very hard for everyone in spite of their socio-economic class. Lizzy further said that if another restriction is placed on businesses that it might incite impending chaos.

She said;” Mr Governor, I have a special message for you. You said, there’s a second wave of coronavirus and all that, I beg you in the name of all almighty Allah, let people go and do their businesses. Please, release them. Poverty is more deadly than coronavirus. People are hungry. I don’t know maybe you have neighbours, I don’t know if you mix up with people. But, Mr governor, things are hard for everybody, both the rich and the middle class. So a situation whereby you lock people down with again, they won’t come with #endsars again, they would go and reform and come back to strike bringing everything down before your eye.”

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#Newsworthy

Just in: Youtube suspend Trump’s Channel, take off video.

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Twitter went a step further by deleting Trump’s account, depriving him of his favourite platform. It was already marking his tweets disputing the election outcome with warnings.

Google-owned YouTube suspended Donald Trump’s channel and removed a video for violating its policy against inciting violence – the latest sanction by the social media giant against the US president.


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Online platforms and social media companies are distancing themselves from, and taking action against, those who encouraged or engaged in last week’s deadly violence on the US Capitol by the president’s supporters.

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“In light of concerns about the ongoing potential for violence, we removed new content uploaded to Donald J Trump’s channel for violating our policies,” YouTube said in a statement.

The channel is now “temporarily prevented from uploading new content for a minimum of 7 days”, it said.

The video-sharing platform also said it will be “indefinitely disabling comments” on Trump’s channel because of safety concerns.

The homepage of the Trump channel featured a month-old video of Trump casting doubt on the voting election process that logged some 5.8 million views. The free channel itself has 2.77 million subscribers.

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Supporters of Trump stormed the US Capitol on January 6, trying to halt the certification by Congress of President-elect Joe Biden’s election win.

Trump, who has challenged the validity of Biden’s victory without producing evidence, initially praised his supporters but later condemned the violence.

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Politicians were forced to flee as the building was mobbed by protesters who overwhelmed security forces. Five people died in the violence, including one Capitol Police officer.

After the incident, Twitter and Facebook removed Trump’s accounts and have been eliminating content supporting the assault, while Amazon.com suspended Parler – a social media platform favoured by many supporters of Trump – from its web-hosting service.

United States President, Donald Trump

‘Stop the steal’
Facebook said on Monday it is taking similar precautions leading up to the inauguration of Biden as president on January 20. In announcing the suspension last week, Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said Trump used the platform to incite violence and was concerned he would continue to do so.

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Content containing the phrase “stop the steal” will be removed from Facebook and Instagram, according to executives Monika Bickert and Guy Rosen.

Facebook is also keeping in place a pause on all ads in the United States about politics or elections, meaning no adverts from politicians including Trump.

The company also deleted more than 70,000 accounts linked to the QAnon conspiracy theory, which claims, without any evidence, that Trump is waging a secret war against a global cabal of satanist liberals.

Trump was also hit with suspensions by services like Snapchat and Twitch.

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A #StopHateForProfit campaign demanded on Tuesday that YouTube take down Trump’s verified channel because it is giving the president the opportunity “to continue spreading false information” about the validity of the election.

“If YouTube does not agree with us and join the other platforms in banning Trump, we’re going to go to the advertisers next,” said Common Sense Media chief executive Jim Steyer, an organiser of the campaign.

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BBNaija’5: Nengi ‘removed’ as face of Bayelsa month after appointment

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A twitter user who identifies as Neo Mobor Akpofure announced the terrific news via his handle while congratulating the reality star.

The Governor of Bayelsa state, Douye Diri, has removed Big Brother Naija housemate, Nengi Hampson, as the Face of Bayelsa Girl Child and declared Ebizi Blessing Eradiri as the new face.

Noble Reporters Media gathered that the governor gave no reason for the new change. The Governor Douye Diri had earlier in November 17th, honour Eradiri, a Bayelsa-born First Class Law Graduate, who has made Bayelsans and the entire Izon nation on her excellent performance at the Niger Delta University and the Nigerian Law School, Lagos Campus.

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Noble Reporters Media also gathered that Governor Diri was encouraged to take a bold step in fixing his earlier error of honouring BBNaija third position winner, Nengi as a role model to Bayelsa youths.

Nengi Rebecca Hampson

He added the right person to be honoured and awarded as a ‘Role Model’ to Bayelsa youths, to emulate is Miss Ebizi Blessing Eradiri who has distinguished herself in every character.i brother

NoRM recalls Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri appointed former Big Brother Nigeria season 5 housemate, Nengi Rebecca Hampson as Senior Special Assistant and Face of Bayelsa State.

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He wrote;

”Omo my girl oo. Senior Special Assistant to the Governor and Face of Bayelsa state. Congrats my sister.”

The Queen of Ninjas, Nengi Rebecca Hampson who hails from Bayelsa was also made the Face of the state. Congratulations to her and her fans!

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Isolated Trump again receives impeachment threat.

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Trump supporters including Senator Lindsey Graham have urged Biden to intervene with top Democratic lawmakers to call off the impeachment effort.

United States Democrats on Saturday were readying for an unprecedented second impeachment of Donald Trump as the defiant president showed no signs of stepping down after the deadly violence at the Capitol.

Democrats said impeachment proceedings could begin as early as Monday — an extraordinary acceleration of a process that historically has taken weeks, but one that might not be completed before President-elect Joe Biden is sworn into office on January 20.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned that Democrats will launch the process unless Trump resigns or Vice President Mike Pence invokes the 25th Amendment, where the cabinet removes the president.

“He’s deranged, unhinged, and dangerous. He must go,” Pelosi, referring to Trump, tweeted on Friday.

The move to impeach came amid continued fury over the storming of the Capitol on Wednesday by angry Trump supporters, which left five people dead, including a Capitol policeman.

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  • Gravely endangered of US’ –
    The impeachment text being prepared by Democrats laid blame squarely at the president’s feet.

“In all of this, President Trump gravely endangered the security of the United States and its institutions of government. He threatened the integrity of the democratic system, interfered with the peaceful transition of power, and imperiled a coordinate branch of government.”

Trump, who had urged his supporters to come to Washington on Wednesday for a rally opposing his November election loss, has remained defiant, even after finally posting a video Thursday in which he belatedly promised an “orderly transition” to the Biden administration.

But the president also said that “it’s only the beginning of our fight.”

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That sort of language prompted Twitter to suspend Trump permanently and fueled Democrats’ moves against him.

The Twitter ban drew an angry response from Trump, who in a statement late Friday accused the popular platform — where he had more than 88 million followers — of having “coordinated with the Democrats and the Radical Left.”

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Twitter not only suspended the @realDonaldTrump account but took action against others, including @POTUS, when he briefly turned to them.

  • Biden defers to Congress –
    Several Democrats and at least one Republican lawmaker — Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska — have urged Trump to resign and avoid the messiness of impeachment proceedings in his final full week in power, but he reportedly has remained defiant in talks with his aides.

Trump has said he never intended for his supporters to attack the Capitol building — where Congress had convened to certify Biden’s victory in the state-by-state Electoral College tally — but only meant to encourage peaceful protest.

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But in the chaos that day, one Trump supporter was shot and killed, lawmakers, reporters, and staff were forced to take shelter, a Capitol policeman was killed in the chaos and invaders looted and vandalized the historic building, some parading through its halls with Confederate flags.

Just as when Trump was impeached in a traumatic 2019 partisan vote — but not convicted — the process requires first majority backing in the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives, and then, for conviction, two-thirds approval in the Senate.

Reaching two-thirds could be difficult in the narrowly divided upper chamber, but a number of Republicans who long supported Trump have expressed their disgust with the events of Wednesday.

“I’m calling on President-elect Biden to pick up the phone to call Nancy Pelosi and the Squad to end the second impeachment,” Graham said Friday, referring to the House speaker and a group of four young progressive Democrats who are favorite targets of the political right.

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But Biden — whose inauguration on January 20, traditionally a pomp-filled event attended by thousands, is being seriously scaled back — on Friday side-stepped a reporter’s question about impeachment.

“What the Congress decides to do is for them to do,” he said.

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#Newsworthy

Lagos Gov’t warns Residents from using Airport flyovers

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Adeyoye said that truck accidents were most times caused by reckless driving.

Lagosians have been warned to avoid using the Lagos Airport Road Flyover, burnt by petrol tanker fire, pending the determination of its structural safety.

Giving the warning in Lagos Friday was the Federal Controller of Works Mr Olukayode Popoola.

The federal and Lagos State officials on Friday carried out a joint inspection to know the extent of damage to the bridge and adjoining roads.

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Leading the state and federal officials, Popoola raised concerns over the safety of the bridge, saying that its structural integrity had yet to be ascertained.

He said samples were being taken from the burnt bridge for analysis to be able to ascertain the level of damage and where to carry out repairs.

Popoola said that 200 meters of the rigid pavement of the Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonshoki Expressway reconstruction project, being carried by the Dangote Group, was burnt.

He added that the deck of the flyover was burnt and its pier badly damaged, raising fears of structural instability of the bridge.

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The controller said that the bridge was barricaded after the fire because of safety concerns, regretting that the barriers were removed at night.

Popoola warned that there would be risks in using the bridge.

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“We are taking some samples to go and analyse before we know the structural stability, but physically, a lot of damage has been done to this pier of the bridge.

“The integrity is already compromised.

“On Thursday, the road was barricaded but in the night, some people removed the barricade.

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“We are advising that members of the public should not take the risk of using this bridge,” he said.

Popoola said that about 200 meters of the bridge deck as well as the pavement of Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonshoki Expressway being reconstructed was affected by the inferno.

He added that one of the piers – pillars of the bridge – was badly burnt, making the ministry unsure of the structural integrity and safety of the bridge.

He said that outcome of tests would ensure appropriate action on the flyover constructed by Julius Berger Plc, as well as the highway under reconstruction by the Dangote Group.

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According to the controller, the Federal Highway Act empowers the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing to prosecute whoever caused damage to assets of the Federal Government.

“This Apapa-Oshodi-Ojota-Oworonshoki Expressway project is ongoing, and we have not even completed it. Now, due to carelessness of drivers, this fire occurred, and you can see the level of the damage.

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“The pavement that we have spent a lot of money, up to 200 meters – have been affected; that will cost a lot of money,” he said.

Popoola noted that the ministry had been working in collaboration with Lagos State Government to tackle trucks’ menace and other infractions affecting road infrastructure.

The Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, said that the state government, through its Ministry of Transportation, would embark on strict enforcement of road worthiness regulation.

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She told NoRM‘s known Media that the government’s agents would begin to enter depots and loading bays for petrol tankers to ensure that those not road worthy would not lift petroleum products.

Adeyoye said that truck accident causing damage to road infrastructure had become recurrent.

“Oftentimes, they claim that the roads are bad. What do you say about this one now that the road is very good, there is no pothole anywhere,” she said.

Mr Cyril Zango, Deputy Corps Commander (Operations), Lagos Sector Command of the Federal Roads Safety Corps, said the offending truck had been impounded.

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He said that investigations were on as regards the accident, adding that, if found guilty, the owner and the driver of the tanker would be prosecuted to serve as deterrent to other road users.

Zango said that articulated vehicle drivers engaged sharp practices to evade checks.

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#Newsworthy

Anthony Joshua speak on when he’d love to retire.

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The 31-year-old world heavyweight champion could be approaching the most significant period of his career, with ongoing negotiations about two massive unification fights against Tyson Fury in 2021.

Heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, has admitted he is “coming towards the end of my career”.

According to him, he will have a maximum of “five years left” in the sport before retiring.

Since making his pro debut in 2013, Joshua has become a two-time champion, having regained his WBA, IBF and WBO titles in a 2019 rematch with Andy Ruiz Jr before defending them with a knockout win over Kubrat Pulev last month.

“This isn’t the start of my career. I’m coming towards the end of my career,” Joshua told NoRM‘s known Media

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“I’m not someone who lives in the moment and thinks that everything is just like for now. I’m always planning ahead so I’m coming towards the end of my career.

“Five years left and that’s basically an Olympic cycle. I’ve got an Olympic cycle and a little bit more left, so when you see the next Olympics happen is when I’ll be coming to the end of my career and the next generation will be coming through.”

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#Newsworthy

Same Nicki following Skales, yet ‘we heard no noise’ – Blogger slams Tacha

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A famous blogger identified as @Gossipmillnaija has slammed Big Brother Naija disqualified ex-housemate, Tacha for not letting the internet rest since international multiple award-winning singer, Nicki Minaj followed her on Instagram.

Recall with NoRM that the 25-year-old took to her social media pages to share a video of herself bragging after Nicki Minaj joined the list of her followers on Instagram.

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Sharing the video, the disqualified housemate of the 2019 BBNaija reality show stated that ‘no Nigerian celebrity is her mate any longer.

According to @Gossipmillnaija, Nicki Minaj is also following Nigerian singer, Skales but he did not make noise about it.

‘Nicki Minaj is also following Skales but he did not make any Noise!!!’ @Gossipnaijawrote

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See how some social media users reacted to GossipmillNaija’s opinion;

@my_nameis_special wrote “Does this follow bring money?”

@nesa_vibes wrote “Nicki sabi skales since now..Tacha should celebrate biko..Davido celebrate too when ronaldo followed him”

@princess_idomo wrote “If e reach ur turn no make noise oh, tacha loves Nicki so much so i totally understand how it feels , so pls let her be, I’m not tacha fan tho but u can’t tell people how to express their excitement!!!”

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@philosopher_ify wrote “That one na him personal business… I’m happy for Tacha”

@off2bed_collectives wrote “The most important thing is to FOLLOW JESUS , not all this Instagram follow”

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#Newsworthy

Igbo Presidency: Fate as Osoba reveal APC plan for 2023

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An ex-Governor of Ogun state, Olusegun Osoba, has said the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has the right to contest for the Presidency in 2023.

Osoba also claimed there is a gentleman’s agreement in the All Progressives Congress (APC), that the next presidential candidate for the party will come from the South.

Osoba stated this while appearing on Arise TV on Tuesday morning. NoRM learnt

“Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as an individual has the right to put himself forward, but we have not zeroed in on an individual.

“Zeroing in on any individual will destroy our efforts now. But Tinubu has a right to pursue his own agenda,” he said

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He, however, made it clear that though “there is so much noise from the East”, nobody has contacted anyone in the ruling party to show interest in running in 2023.

“As an elder in the party, nobody from the South-East has contacted or consulted me to lobby, to even say they are interested.”

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#Newsworthy

Nigerians throw shade at Singer, Chike over his tweet. {Details}

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Singer Chike has taken to the micro apologize for calling Igbos primitive after Nigerians on Twitter dragged him over his tweet about people who travel to the east for Christmas.

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According to the singer, the tweet was bore out of emotions after he lost two of his friends who were on their way back from the village on a ghastly road accident.

He wrote;

”Stop travelling to the damn East just coz its Christmas! Is it worth your life?? Stop that primitive behaviour. The roads are busy! Pick some other damn time! Plan. Learn! Learn! Fucking learn!”

However, the tweet did not sit well with many Nigerians particularly his Igbo fans who took to Twitter to call him out for the condescending words.

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Apologizing for the tweet, Chike wrote

I believe my now-deleted tweet was misunderstood as it was an emotional one. This morning, 2 friends died on their road back from the village. I think the roads are too risky for everyone to be headed home and back. If you have been hurt, i sincerely apologize.

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#Newsworthy

Igbo leaders send warning to Atiku, Jonathan, Obasanjo

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Igbo youths were not left out in the agitation as the National President of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Wing, Arthur Obiora, said 2023 President must be an Igbo man.

All hopes that leaders of Southeast geopolitical zone would play as united team towards the 2023 general election cycle were shattered yesterday, when stakeholders from the zone met in Owerri.

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Apart from the most recent joiner to the party, Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi, who was represented by Senator Anthony Agbo, most aboriginal members like immediate past Imo State governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha, Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, were conspicuously absent from the grand meeting.

Prominent APC stalwarts, including the host, Governor Hope Uzodimma, members of House of Representatives, Nkiruka Onyejeocha and Chinedu Ogah; Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnia Onu; Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba; member of the APC Interim Committee, Senator Ken Nnamani; Managing Director of Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr. George Muoghalu; former Imo deputy governor, Eze Madumere, Senators Osita Izunaso, Nkechi Nwaogu and Andy Ubah; Tony Nwoye Chinwe Obaji, among others, were present.

The stakeholders resolved to do all in their powers to win the forthcoming Anambra State governorship poll, even as they harped on the need for conscientious membership registration and reconciliation of party structures from ward to state levels.

In his remarks Governor Uzodimma said APC in Southeast had all it would take to dominate the zone, stressing the need for unity, brotherly love and genuine reconciliation.

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He noted that the Anambra governorship poll was the ground to demonstrate the resolve of the party to capture the zone. He therefore appealed to members to shelve petty animosities and antagonism to work towards winning the election for the party.

“I believe that winning Anambra governorship will make the party stronger in the zone. And we can only succeed in doing this through genuine reconciliation and unity among members of the party,” the governor stated.

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The governor regretted recriminations among party members in the zone, stressing that such grievances constitute the major problems confronting APC, just as he noted that the process of reconciliation should begin immediately to strengthen and fortify the party for future elections in the country.

His words: “The problem confronting APC in southeast is grievances, and we must begin today to address it, this will help our party, we need to reconcile all aggrieved members, our party would be stronger and we also urge all of you to help secure victory in Anambra.”

Also speaking, the Minister of Science and Technology, Onu, affirmed that Southeast people are yearning for APC, assuring that it was for “this reason that APC would win the forthcoming Anambra State governorship election.

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According to Onu, “People of the southeast want APC, this is why we must be united and be at peace with each other, we must be united to achieve our aims, we will make sure southeast controls Anambra.”

Former President of Senate, Nnamani, informed the stakeholders that registration will commence from the unit levels, where members will cast their votes, stressing that the process will enable the party to actually know its strength at every unit.

Nnamani therefore pleaded with members to take the registration seriously just as he urged party faithful to immediately take part in the process.

Speaking through his representative, Senator Agbo, Umahi said he was happy to be in “the midst of progressive members of the party in the zone.” He disabused the minds of members, especially those who said he was not in good terms with his Imo state counterpart, assuring that he would work with Uzodimma to make sure other governors join APC from the zone.

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Meanwhile, Igbo leaders, yesterday, restated the call for the next President to emerge from South-East.

They spoke at a Solidarity Conference organised by Global Movement for Igbo President 2023 and United for Better Nigeria Initiative. The conference focused on the emergence of an Igbo President.

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In his opening address, a First Republic minister, Chief Mbazulike Amechi, expressed the hope that the emergence of an Igbo man of South-East zone as President would resolve leadership crises in the country.

A former Women Affairs Minister, Josephine Anenih, said the Igbo believe in one Nigeria in spite of deprivations and provocations, saying it justifies the need for an Igbo President to address the myriad of challenges confronting the country.

The chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) said the conference was part of efforts to consult widely towards ensuring that every Nigerian supports the quest by the region to produce the next President.

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Similarly, the National Chairman of African Democratic Congress (ADC), Chief Ralph Okey Nwosu, stated that being one of the six zones in the country, “it is not out of place if Igbo or South-East comes up that it is their time to rescue Nigeria.”

He appealed to Amechi to ensure realisation of the dream of Nigeria’s founding fathers.

Obiora, represented by the Director of Planning and Strategy, and leader of Igbo Young Politicians Forum, Tony-Ezekwelu, an engineer, said:
“We are not begging anybody, Igbo man must be President come 2023.

He urged political parties to zone their 2023 presidential tickets to South-East.

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“If they want us to remain as multi-ethnic nations that Nigeria is, we will remain and build Nigeria as a country where there is peace, justice, equity and fairness.

“We are not begging anybody, Igbo man must be President come 2023. Those who are supporting Bola Tinubu and former President Goodluck Jonathan and Atiku Abubakar want to break Nigeria up.” According to him, rotational Presidency should start with Igbo ethnic nation.

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COVID-19: Kwara records 36 new cases

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The Kwara Government says 36 more people have tested positive for Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the state to 1,415.

The Chief Press Secretary to the governor and Spokesman of the Technical Committee on COVID-19, Mr Rafiu Ajakaye, made this known in a statement he issued on Thursday.

According to the statement, this brings the total number of confirmed cases to 1,415 with 1,179 patients’ discharged and 32 deaths recorded in the state.

“As at 9:20 a. m. on Wednesday, the number of active cases was 204, while 1,179 had so far been discharged and 32 deaths recorded.

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This new way of buying Bitcoin with ease in 2021 will get you overwhelmed

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Somehow, all the wild Bitcoin predictions you heard earlier this year don’t seem so wild anymore.

Google searches for how to buy Bitcoin in 2021 have exploded since Bitcoin passed ? 11 million for the first time ever.

You may also be wondering whether it’s too late to buy Bitcoin as 2021 knocks on our doors. Like this video says, it’s better to look at it in terms of how valuable Bitcoin will be in the future. And it’s best to start planning for that future now.

So how exactly do you join the Bitcoin club? The easiest way to buy Bitcoin is through a cryptocurrency exchange. This is an online platform where you can deposit money in a normal currency like Naira and convert it to a cryptocurrency like Bitcoin at the current exchange.

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What to Look Out for When Buying Bitcoin

When looking for a cryptocurrency exchange to use, there are some things you should look out for.

  • First, you want a fast exchange. Because of how quickly the price of Bitcoin goes up and down, you’ll need to be able to buy and sell quickly. Always look out for an instant buy and sell option.
  • Secondly, you want an exchange that will allow you to send your Bitcoin to people and receive Bitcoin from people quickly if you need to.
  • You’ll also need an exchange with at least 1 stable coin. A stablecoin is a cryptocurrency that is tied to the price of a normal currency so that it doesn’t swing up and down wildly. For example, Tether also known as USDT is a stablecoin and it’s tied to the US Dollar. So 1 dollar is equal to 1 USDT. You need a stablecoin so that when Bitcoin is unstable and you want to wait for things to cool down, you can quickly convert to a stablecoin and back.
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Where to Buy Bitcoin in 2021

A few years ago, you had to change your money to dollars or run around Bitcoin trading groups (some of which were scams) just to buy Bitcoin. But now, you can do it from the comfort of your house because there are several cryptocurrency exchanges that allow you to buy Bitcoin with Naira.

Some exchanges have websites, mobile apps, or both and you can choose which platform to use depending on what works best for you.

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For example, exchanges like Quidax have a website, and a mobile app for iOS and Android. So you can pick what works best for you.

The most important thing is for you to find a fast, secure, and reliable exchange that will help you enjoy your Bitcoin journey.

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