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Twitter Nigeria Reacts To President Buhari’s Decision To Scrap The Film Village In Kano State

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The federal government recently scrapped plans to build a film village in Kano state because a cleric stated that it would breed immorality in the state.

Twitter Nigeria are not impressed with the cancellation of the plans and some wonder why the film village cannot be moved to another state instead of the idea being buried completely.

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President Obama’s Brother Endorses Trump ‘Cos Of Gay Marriage + Trump Throws Shade At The President

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Now isn’t this a boiling hot pot of beans! I did not see this coming! Matter of fact I never experredit!

President Barack Obama’s half brother –Malik Obama, is endorsing Donald Trump in the upcoming US presidential elections! This is in light of the fact that:

1) Trump has continuously bashed Obama saying he ruined the US and

2) Trump is a blatant racist!

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“We Didn’t Eat For 3 Days, Nobody Cares About Us”, Nigerian Athletes At IAAF Championship Call Out Sports Ministry + FG Backtracks, Agree To Pay Athletes Tickets To Rio Olympics!

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This is just sad what the Nigerian Government is doing to it’s athletes!

Just a few days after members of the Nigerian contingent going to the Rio Olympics, cried out about the Ministry of Sports telling them to fund their trip to the summer games, our athletes who are currently at the 2016 IAAF World U20 championships in Bydgoszcz, Poland are also calling out the Ministry for abandoning them.

READ RELATED:Rio Olympics: Nigerian Athletes Resort To Pleading For Money On Social Media After FG Tells Them To Transport Themselves To The Games

Athletics Africa yesterday caught up with the men’s relay team after they finished last in the 4 x 100m race which is when one of the members of the team Godwin Ashien said,

Nobody cares about us, right from Nigeria to Dubai, we didn’t eat for 3 days till we got to Dubai.

He added

As the thing is now. There is no encouragement from anybody. We have tried on our own to get here. No assistance from the federation. Last we heard was that someone at the ministry said they did us a favour to get us here.

Another team member Abiola Onakoya added,

All we get from coaches is beef. We trained ourselves for this relay.

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Minister of Sport Denies Telling Nigerian Athletes To Fund Themselves To 2016 Rio Olympics

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The Ministry of sports have are addressing claims made by Nigerian athletes that the sports body asked them to pay their own way to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

READ RELATED:Rio Olympics: Nigerian Athletes Resort To Pleading For Money On Social Media After FG Tells Them To Transport Themselves To The Games

The Minister of sports, Solomon Dalung released a statement through his special assistant on media, denying that an email had been sent to the athletes telling them to pay their own ticket fares to Rio for the summer games. The statement also state that it is the ministry’s duty to take care of the athletes, concluding that investigations were ongoing to find out the person responsible for the letter to the athletes.

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Rio Olympics: Nigerian Athletes Resort To Pleading For Money On Social Media After FG Tells Them To Transport Themselves To The Games

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The Nigerian government have sunk to a new low!

Our athletes who are meant to be flying green/white/green at the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics have been told that the Ministry of Sports will not be able to sponsor them and they would need to fly themselves to the competition.

This has forced a lot of the athletes to resorting to begging from financial aid from Nigerians on social media, a good number of them have also opened gofundme accounts to get the funds they need to participate.

According to Vanguard, President Buhari had stated last week that his administration would make sure that the funds needed for the Olympics would be released without delay. So what happened between then and now?

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Gambia Puts Ban & Heavy Prison Terms On Child Marriage, When Will Nigeria Do The Same?

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East African country – Gambia has just placed a ban on child marriage, making it illegal to marry any under aged girl (under 18).

Any man found guilty of marrying an underage girl will get 20 years in prison, while her parents/guardians who agreed to the marriage will get 21 years and whoever presides over such marriage would also get prison time.

According to Punch, the law states that any one who marries a girl under the age of 18 will be prosecuted. And anyone who is aware of the violation of the law and does not come forward to report it will also get a prison sentence of 10 years.

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Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun Confirms That Nigeria Is In A Recession!

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Kemi Adeosun, the minister of Finance has finally admitted to what many of us have known for the last 9 months and that’s that Nigeria is in a recession.

She made the admission today while briefing the Nigerian Senate committee  about the state of the nation’s economy, today in Abuja.

She told the committee that the country is technically in recession.

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Aisha Buhari Sues Fayose For Accussing Her of Involvement In Halliburton Scandal But He’s Standing By His Statememt! 

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Aisha Buhari is suing Governor Fayose of Ekiti state for falsely accusing her of being involved in the Halliburton fraud which lost the country millions.

The wife of the president stated that she is not the Aisha Buhari who was indicted in the case despite Governor Fayose’s claims.

READ RELATED:Aisha Buhari Threatens Fayose With Legal Action As He Challenges Her To Travel To The US If She’s Not Guilty!

The suit was filed on the 20th of July and the Governor and his aides have been served summons by the high court

According to Premium Times, Mr. Fayose’s lawyer Mike Ozekhome says the Governor stands by his statement and he cannot be criminally prosecuted as he enjoys the immunity that comes with his position.

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#JusticeForLoli Medical Negligence Death Of 2 Year Old + My Personal Story

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This story hits home.

I recently lost my dad due to medical negligence of his doctors in Nigeria so to see it happen to another family, a young child makes my heart hurt!

I am still dealing with so much emotion from what happened to my dad and I want someone to pay…There is absolutely no accountability in the Nigerian medical system. Many not all, medical professionals act with so much impunity with one goal…to make money, not caring who dies.

Let’s talk about this little girl, her name is Lolia Pax, she’s 2 years old. Unfortunately she died in February her parents cite medical negligence of medical personnel as her cause of death.

Her dad, Harry Ebi Pax told his account of how medical negligence caused his little girls untimely death.

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Omarosa Becomes Donald Trump’s Director of Outreach

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Omarosa Manigault should have her Nigerian passport revoked if she has one…just kidding…maybe not…

Omarosa who is usually “the villain” in reality shows like Season 1 of The Apprentice which brought her to global prominence has been named by Donald Trump as the “director of African-American outreach for the Trump campaign”

She is one of the most polarizing figures on TV and people just love to hate her!

In a statement Omarosa said,

I am the director of African-American outreach for Donald Trump. I am proud to serve in that role. It is a very difficult time for our country, but the good thing I know is that I know Donald Trump at his heart … and I know what he can do in that role.

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