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Aisha Yesufu Makes BBC’s 100 Most Influential Women In The World
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Aisha Yesufu Makes BBC’s 100 Most Influential Women In The World

Nigerian activist and co-convener of the Bring Back Our Girls campaign, Aisha Yesufu has been listed amongst the BBC’s 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for the year 2020. The highly vocal activist was listed alongside Sanna Marin who leads Finland’s all-female coalition government, Michelle Yeoh, star of the new Avatar and Marvel films and Sarah Gilbert, who heads the Oxford University research into a coronavirus vaccine, as well as Jane Fonda, a climate activist and actress. According to the BBC, this year’s 100 Women list “is highlighting those who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times.” Who is Aisha Yesufu? Born on December 12 1974 in Kano State, northwest Nigeria, Aisha Yesufu is a socio-political activist, and ...
What Colour Of Aso Ebi Are We Sewing For Our Court Appearance? – Aisha Yesufu
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What Colour Of Aso Ebi Are We Sewing For Our Court Appearance? – Aisha Yesufu

Activist, Aisha Yesufu, has reacted to the suit filed against herself and 49 other Nigerians who identified with the #EndSARS protesters. Recall that on Tuesday, November 10, a Nigerian man identified as Kenechukwu Okeke, with the Twitter handle @HumanRightsNG, filed the criminal complaint against some Nigerians who publicly associated with the #EndSARS protests. He alleged that his properties were destroyed during the riots "instigated and incited" by the 50 "accused persons" and asked that promoters of the End SARS protests be brought to justice. Reacting via her Twitter handle this morning, Aisha wrote: "Hello #EndSarsList team mates. What colour of aso ebi are we sewing for our court appearance? #BlameGovernment #EndSars #EndPoliceBrutalityinNigeria #GenocideAtLekkiTollGate...
2Face Idibia Reacts After He Was Dragged To Court Together With 49 Nigerian Celebrities For Their Roles In The #EndSARS protest
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2Face Idibia Reacts After He Was Dragged To Court Together With 49 Nigerian Celebrities For Their Roles In The #EndSARS protest

Nigerian music legend, Innocent Idibia seems unconcerned about the lawsuit slammed at his face. It could be recalled that we made a report about an activist dragging 50 Nigerian celebrities to court for the roles in the #EndSARS protests. 2Baba had his name in the list and reacting to it in a recent statement by his manager, he said; “There’s no comment yet. We have not been served any paper. We have not received any formal summon. We can’t respond to what is merely trending on social media until we receive a summon we can’t respond.”
People now lay curses on me in Mosques – activists, Aisha Yesufu
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People now lay curses on me in Mosques – activists, Aisha Yesufu

Activist, Aisha Yesufu, says it has come to her knowledge that people now finish their prayers in their mosques and then proceed to lay curses on her.   Aisha revealed this on her Twitter handle on Friday morning, October 30. ''Heard I am being cursed in mosques! People finish praying and take time out to curse me in their prayers I have asked they should please let me know how many of these curses they rained on me when I was making same demands during GEJ! We are all already cursed in Nigeria''she tweeted   Aisha gave momentum to the End SARS protest when it started on October 8.
Meet The Members Of The Lagos Judicial Panel On SARS
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Meet The Members Of The Lagos Judicial Panel On SARS

The Honourable Justice Doris Okuwobi (rtd). (Chairman) Justice Okuwobi served as a judge in the Lagos State Judiciary from 1988 - January 2020. She serves as the chairman of the panel. DIG Taiwo Lakanu (rtd). (Member) DIG Lakanu is a former policeman and a lawyer. He studied philosophy and law at the University of Lagos and bagged a masters degree in law from the Leeds Metropolitan University. He retired from the police force in 2019 after attaining the rank of deputy inspector general of police. He had previously served as commissioner of police in Imo and Ekiti States. Mr Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa (SAN) (@adegboruwalaw). (Representing civil society) Mr Adegboruwa is a lawyer and human rights activist. He has been a very vocal critic of the Lagos State Government. He once ...
Kannywood Actress, Zainab Abdullahi, Asks Northerners To Kill Nigerian Activist, Aisha Yesufu
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Kannywood Actress, Zainab Abdullahi, Asks Northerners To Kill Nigerian Activist, Aisha Yesufu

Abdullahi, who is a member of the Buhari Support Group, and Buhari Media Centre, in an Instagram post described Yesufu as a Jew, who must be attacked by all means. A Kannywood star, Zainab Abdullahi, has called on Northerners to kill popular human rights activist, Aisha Yesufu. Abdullahi, who is a member of the Buhari Support Group, and Buhari Media Centre, in an Instagram post described Yesufu as a Jew, who must be attacked by all means. Since the start of #EndSARS protest, Kannywood stars have been taking to social media to discredit the movement, calling those, who joined the agitation as bad muslims that must be dealt with. A picture taken of Yesufu during the protest in Abuja where she raised a clenched fist, became a morale booster and symbol for Nigerians calling for t...
EndSARS: Daddy Freeze Slams Churches And General Overseers Over Silence
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EndSARS: Daddy Freeze Slams Churches And General Overseers Over Silence

Popular broadcaster, Ifedayo Olarinde aka Daddy Freeze has hit out at the Churches and their leaders who are yet to lend their voices in the ongoing #EndSARS campaign against police brutality in Nigeria. Taking to his Twitter page, The Lagos-based On Air Personality acknowledged others who have spoken out and pleaded with the rest to publicly come out and stand for the people like late American Christian minister and activist, Martin Luther King Jr, did for his own people. He wrote; ”The silence from the Churches/GOs regarding #EndSARS is so loud! Except for a few that spoke earlier, everyone else in church leadership is so conspicuously silent? Please, I plead with you, Stand with the people like Martin Luther King did! He was a reverend! ~FRZ #SARSMUSTEND”
We Rejected Governors Emefiele’s Moves To Stop EndSARS Protests – Aisha Yesufu
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We Rejected Governors Emefiele’s Moves To Stop EndSARS Protests – Aisha Yesufu

An attempt by state governors and the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, to stop the #EndSARS protests met a brick wall on Monday as protesters insisted that they would continue. Activist, Aisha Yesufu, said this in a series of tweets while responding to reports that she and other protesters met with the business community. While admitting that she had a Zoom meeting with the business leaders, Yesufu said she told them that they should speak with the President instead. Yesufu said she was lured into the meeting, adding that she would not have attended it in the first place if she knew the agenda. The activist added, “A brother called me and said would I join a meeting on the #EndSARS issue? I just said yes expecting to enter a meeting with the protest...
You don’t need a church wedding to be married, it isn’t in the scriptures – Reno Omokri says
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You don’t need a church wedding to be married, it isn’t in the scriptures – Reno Omokri says

Ex-presidential aide and activist, Reno Omokri has shared his thoughts as regards the concept of church wedding saying it isn’t biblical. In series of posts shared on his Facebook page, Reno said the concept of church weddings isn’t backed up by the scriptures. According to Reno, a former media aide to ex-president Goodluck Jonathan, Jesus in the bible attended a wedding held at home and not a church. Reno said all that is needed for a wedding ceremony to take place, is a man, his wife and their family members, not a church, pastor or priest. He added that God simplified marriage, but Africans in copying the whites have complicated it. He wrote : ”Someone said church wedding is necessary because pastors are God’s representatives on Earth. To that man, my question is this:...
The Man Who R*ped Me Was My Neighbour And Trusted Family Friend – Activist, Ijaiyekunle Opens Up
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The Man Who R*ped Me Was My Neighbour And Trusted Family Friend – Activist, Ijaiyekunle Opens Up

Funke Elizabeth Ijaiyekunle, an ex-banker, is one of activists striving hard to wipe out the stigma of rape. She herself was raped at age 16 when she could not defend herself in the hand of a well trusted neighbour who she has known all her life. Standing tall as a girl-child activist, a professionally growing coach and motivational speaker, Ijayekunle did not overcome her teenage experience, but became mentally equipped not to dwell on her past through determination, great zeal of focus as she gave herself into human developmental projects. She is a certified NLP, an emotional intelligence practitioner, who defends herself and hundreds of other young girls. In this interview, Ijayekunle bares it all on the evil called rape and its related cases. What is your Non-Governmental Orga...
Florida man Arrested for the Death of Black Lives Matter activist, Toyin Salau, Confesses and Reveals how he Killed her
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Florida man Arrested for the Death of Black Lives Matter activist, Toyin Salau, Confesses and Reveals how he Killed her

The Florida man accused of killing Black Lives Matter activist Oluwatoyin Salau has reportedly admitted to killing her and another woman. He made this admission to his mother during a phone call. He also revealed how he killed Toyin. 49-year-old Aaron Glee Jr. was arrested after the bodies of Toyin and another woman, identified as 75-year-old Victoria Sims, were found in a home he rented in Tallahassee. Aaron tried to flee after the murders, but police were able to capture him on a bus in Orlando by Sunday, June 14th. Aaron’s mother, Sandra Cutliff, revealed to the Daily Mail her son called her Sunday and confessed to the killings. She told the publication that her son said he met Toyin on a bus and invited her to his house so she could shower. He told his mother Toyin aske...
Abike Dabiri Calls For Thorough Investigation Into Killing Of Toyin Salau In US
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Abike Dabiri Calls For Thorough Investigation Into Killing Of Toyin Salau In US

PRESS STATEMENT ALLEGED KILLING OF TOYIN SALAU IN THE US, DABIRI-EREWA CALLS FOR THOROUGH INVESTIGATION Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Chairman/CEO of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission has described the alleged murder of 19-year- old Nigerian-American Activist, Toyin Salau in the US as highly depressing and cruel. She therefore urged the US government to conduct a thorough investigation on the circumstances leading to Miss Salau's death. The NIDCOM boss condoled with the immediate family of Ms Salau who died while advocating against oppression and injustice. Toyin Salau, a 19-year-old lady of Nigerian origin, was found dead days after she was declared missing in the city of Tallahassee, Florida, the United States. According to the Tallahassee Police Department, Toyin, who sp...
Police Release Mugshot of Oluwatoyin Salau’s Suspected Killer
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Police Release Mugshot of Oluwatoyin Salau’s Suspected Killer

The Tallahassee Police Department has released the mugshot of Oluwatoyin Salau’s suspected killer after he was arrested on Sunday in connection to the killing of the Black Lives Matter activist. According to arrest records in Orange County, Florida, 49-year-old Aaron Glee Jr., was arrested in Orlando on June 14 on an out-of-county warrant from Leon County on charges of homicide-felony murder. Police said at approximately 9:15 pm Saturday night, TPD investigators arrived in 2100 block of Monday Road to follow up investigation on a missing person case. During the course of the investigation, two deceased people were located in the area. The TPD identified 19-year-old Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau and  Victoria Sims, 75, a AARP volunteer as victims of a double-homicide. Both women...
Toyin Salau death: Missing Nigerian lady found dead after tweeting sexual assault
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Toyin Salau death: Missing Nigerian lady found dead after tweeting sexual assault

Missing Black Live Matters activist Oluwatoyin Salau is dead, this is according to a statement posted online that the 19-year-old died after tweeting about sexual assault. Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau, had been declared as a missing person by Tallahassee Police department, Florida. On June 6, 2020, on her Twitter page, just hours before she disappeared, Salau wrote a series of disturbing tweets. According to her, “Silence is the best weapon for some but not for me I will not be silenced,” she had written on her Twitter page at that time. She had tweeted about how she was sexually assaulted, detailing her experience. She wrote; “Anyways I was molested in Tallahassee, Florida by a black man this morning at 5:30 on Richview and Park Ave. The man offered to give me a ride to fin...
If your Relationship with him is Transactional, he’s Your Customer not Boyfriend – Omokri
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If your Relationship with him is Transactional, he’s Your Customer not Boyfriend – Omokri

Popular Nigerian author and activist, Reno Omokri, has charged ladies who engage in transactional relationship with their boyfriend, saying they only have a customer and not a boyfriend. The author shared his thought on the injustice ladies practice in their relationships. According to Reno, If your relationship with your partner is about exchanges of money, then he should be considered a customer. “Dear ladies, On your birthday, your boyfriend threw a party for you. On his birthday, you expect him to take you out for a romantic dinner. Yet, you blame Donald Trump for all the injustice on planet Earth. Are you yourself practicing justice in your relationships? In fact, if your relationship is based on you pestering him for money, and him pestering you for coitus, what you hav...
“It’s Time to Ban Pregnancy” – Feminist McGrath Says
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“It’s Time to Ban Pregnancy” – Feminist McGrath Says

Activist and feminist Titania McGrath, has taken to social media to call for a ban on pregnancy, stating that there is nothing natural about reproduction. Taking to her Twitter page, Titania McGrath claimed that centuries of patriarchal tyranny led to the believe that it is traditional for women to give birth. See what she wrote below; “Centuries of patriarchal tyranny have normalised the tradition of women giving birth. There is nothing natural about reproduction. It is a form of torture imposed on women by their male slave masters. It’s time to ban pregnancy.” https://twitter.com/TitaniaMcGrath/status/1263064066026885127 See some reactions to her statement below; @BroodingHamlet: Women derive no joy whatsoever from motherhood – it’s not the most transcendent, ...
Black Excellence Is A Futile Effort To Combat Victimhood: Seun Kuti
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Black Excellence Is A Futile Effort To Combat Victimhood: Seun Kuti

Popular Afrobeat singer, cum activist, Seun Kuti has said that as much as black excellence is vibrant and beautiful, it is irresponsible. In an Instagram post, the son of late Fela Anikulapo Kuti stated that black excellence has made many blacks think they have to strive for excellence. The activist described black excellence as a noble but a futile effort to combat victimhood. According to Seun Kuti, must all Africans “strive for perfection and excellence before we are respected as humans?’. See his post below:
Naomi Campbell Goes All Out In Protection Against Coronavirus
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Naomi Campbell Goes All Out In Protection Against Coronavirus

English model, actress, and businesswoman, Cultural Innovator, Activist, Naomi Elaine Campbell has revealed she would take no chances against the coronavirus pandemic Taking to instagram, The model was wearing a white Laboratory suit and face shield and she is ready for the day on the plane Naomi had earlier expressed that she is germophobic and has always taken extra precaution to protect herself when travelling She captioned On the move…   View this post on Instagram   On the move... A post shared by Naomi Campbell (@naomi) on May 16, 2020 at 1:15pm PDT
Bisi Alimi Launches N1million Funds For LGBTQ Community In Nigeria
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Bisi Alimi Launches N1million Funds For LGBTQ Community In Nigeria

Nigerian gay rights activist, public speaker, blog writer and HIV/LGBT advocate, Bisi Alimi launched a N1million fund for queer people in Nigeria. He said ”The impact of COVID19 on the LGBT community in Nigeria has been devastating. Many are locked home with homophobic families and even many more became homeless. ”As many of them are self-employed, the lockdown in Nigeria means lack of access to funds. ”It is because of this that the Bisi Alimi Foundation is setting up a N1million (One Million Nigerian Naira) to support the community. ”This fund will go towards food, medications and other essential items they need to survive. If you know any LGBT person in Nigeria that can benefit from this, please kindly visit our Facebook and twitter page for more info. Thank you....
Oral Sex Is Mandatory For A Wife 3 Times Daily – Kemi Olunloyo Reveals
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Oral Sex Is Mandatory For A Wife 3 Times Daily – Kemi Olunloyo Reveals

Nigerian journalist, activist against gun violence, and social media personality, Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo speaks about sex with her fans and followers on social media According to her, Oral sex is mandatory for a wife 3 times daily like food, saying id he doesn’t do it, it means he has a side chick. She wrote “Oral sex is mandatory for a wife 3 times daily like A MEAL. If your husband is not “eating you” shifting your clitoris from side to side with your screams heard in Dubai, he has a SIDE CHICK blowing him. Married men need oral sex serviced to their wives intensely! Oral sex being performed to a man “blow jobs” should be deemed illegal according to law in all countries. Blowing a penis reduces penile life for the next woman on that dickWinking face with tongueGrinning face wi...
Sowore Appeals Bail Condition Which Restricts his Movement Only Around Abuja
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Sowore Appeals Bail Condition Which Restricts his Movement Only Around Abuja

#RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore has appealed the bail condition which restricts his movement only around Abuja. Recall that Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu had imposed a N100m bail bond on Sowore who was arrested on charges of treason, money laundering and insulting the president in 2019. She subsequently reduced Sowore’s bail from N100m to N50m, and further directed that he must produce sureties who reside in Abuja and must also have landed property worth the bail sum in Abuja. The activist was also directed to deposit his passport with the registry of the federal high court in Abuja, and also barred him from travelling outside Abuja pending the period of the trial. Sowore has now filed an appeal against the judgement of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. Channels Television...
Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Son, Menegian Saro-Wiwa Dies Of Coronavirus In London
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Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Son, Menegian Saro-Wiwa Dies Of Coronavirus In London

Menegian, one of the children of late Ogoni environmental activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa, has died of Coronavirus at a London hospital. Noo, sister to the deceased, in a social media post, made the announcement. She said said “We said goodbye to my brother, Gian, on Monday. "He had COVID-19 combined with underlying health conditions. "Gian was the smartest and most talented out of all of us: a champion sprinter at school, a poet, an artist, budding engineer, a self-taught guitarist and pianist. But mental health issues limited his life from age 16 onwards. I took this photo of him a few months ago before he was hospitalised. “A kind and beautiful soul, always wanting the best for his family, always praying for our future success while being eternally optimistic about his own. An...
I Shake My Head When I See Older Women Waiting For Men To Come Ask For Their Hands In Marriage – Activist Aisha Yesufu
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I Shake My Head When I See Older Women Waiting For Men To Come Ask For Their Hands In Marriage – Activist Aisha Yesufu

BBOG Activist, Aisha Yesufu shared her opinion about older women and marriage while reacting to a loved up photos of an older woman who recently got married to a much younger man. According to the activist, she “shakes her head” when she sees older women waiting for men to come ask for their hands in marriage. Aisha asked women to be proactive in marriage by making the first move. She tweeted; When I see women my age who say they are waiting for men to come ask for their hands in marriage I shake my head. Go & find yourself some young man and ask for his hands in marriage. Buy his groom things and even throw in a cute car! Ask him to memorise a surah as your dowry!
16-year-old allegedly Abducted and Raped in Delta
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16-year-old allegedly Abducted and Raped in Delta

Two young men have been arrested for allegedly abducting and raping a 16-year-old girl in Asaba, Delta state on Saturday April 11. Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who shared the story on Facebook, said the suspects are currently in police custody. He wrote While we observe the lockdown, some are busy with implementation of evil acts. Just this morning, we got a report that two men abducted a 16-year old and she was raped We quickly swung into action and apprehended the men and now in police custody. We will ensure that Justice is served to the perpetrators and the victim is taken care of. Gwamnishu Harrison DG,Behind Bars  
If Your Wife Has Never Cheated, Here Is What You Must Do, Else She Will Cheat Soon – Says Reno Omokri
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If Your Wife Has Never Cheated, Here Is What You Must Do, Else She Will Cheat Soon – Says Reno Omokri

“If your wife has never cheated on you, nor dishonoured you, she must be rewarded and appreciated, else she will cheat on you soon,” Reno Omokri tells his fellow married men. Popular critic, best selling author, and activist, Reno Omokri is speaking to husbands who have good wives, precisely the ones who have not been caught up in the web of cheating partners. He equally talked about her other golden qualities like being a wife who respects her man at all time. He warned men of the danger of taking such good qualities for granted in their marriages, which he say will lead her into cheating, or doing away with those rare qualities in order to get her husband’s attention, or worse still, she may abandon the man. Reno who is appreciative of wives whom have never cheated on their ...
Inmate found dead after Siberian prison riot
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Inmate found dead after Siberian prison riot

An inmate was found dead Saturday after a riot and a blaze swept through a Russian prison under a coronavirus lockdown in eastern Siberia, authorities said. Trouble erupted at penal colony No. 15 in Angarsk on Thursday with authorities blaming prisoners, while human rights activists said inmates self-harmed en masse to protest systematic mistreatment. On Friday, the work yard of the colony was engulfed in flames as riot police cordoned off roads leading to the prison, turning away independent observers. The fire was extinguished by Saturday morning. “When they cleared the debris, they found the body of an inmate,” said Irkutsk region rights ombudsman Viktor Ignatenko, quoted by Interfax news agency. “It was a violent death.” The regional penal service issued a statement late Fr...
Nigerian Mother Accused of Physically Abusing her 13-year-old Daughter
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Nigerian Mother Accused of Physically Abusing her 13-year-old Daughter

A mother has been arrested for allegedely subjecting her 13-year-old child to long term physical abuse. Activist Josephine Effah-Chukwuma who shared the story online, wrote I never knew a day will come when I will name and shame a woman for abuse. Unfortunately that day has come and it is today. The woman in this picture inflicted all the injuries on that child’s body. HER OWN BIOLOGICAL CHILD - a 13 year old girl. While she looks healthy, is bleaching, has false lashes on; and is wearing a matching Adidas sports trouser and a top, her child is lean and malnourished. The father of the child according to her is dead. A very wicked and evil mother this is. Case has been reported to the police and she is going to be detained while full investigation commences. Zero tolerance for a...
Sanusi’s Dethronement and Banishment is Illegal – Femi Falana
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Sanusi’s Dethronement and Banishment is Illegal – Femi Falana

Human right activist, Femi Falana has stated that the dethronement of Sanusi Lamido Sanusi as the Emir of Kano and subsequent banishment is illegal. Speaking on Channels TV’s Politics Today on Tuesday March 10, the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) said the emir was dethroned without being given any opportunity to defend himself. Falana said; “The dethronement, the Banishment and restriction of movement and detention are all clearly illegal. “In the first place, the governor held an Executive Council meeting presided over by him and within a space of five minutes, the emir had been accused of executing disrespect to constituted authority, meaning the governor and in the meeting presided over by the governor where he was the accuser, the prosecutor and the witness. “As if ...
Woman Set to be Banished from Delta Community for Reporting her Husband Who allegedly had Sex and Impregnated their 14-year-old Daughter
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Woman Set to be Banished from Delta Community for Reporting her Husband Who allegedly had Sex and Impregnated their 14-year-old Daughter

Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, has written an open letter to the Delta state government for immediate action to be taken as members of a community in the state hace concluded plans to barnish a young woman who reported her husband after he allegedly had sex, impregnated and procured an abortion for their 14 year old daughter, Chidinma. According to Gwamnishu, the crime was committed sometime in 2010 and the suspect is still in prison. Read his open letter below   OPEN LETTER TO: 1. GOVERNOR IFEANYI OKOWA Executive Governor Delta State 2. HON. BARR. PETER MRAKPOR Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Delta State. 3. HIS ROYAL MAJESTY EMMANUEL EFEIZOMO II Chairman Delta State Council of Traditional Rulers. Mrs. Grace Eze’s husband raped their 14 year...
When my Husband Proposed, I Told him I’m Lazy and Hate House Chores – Activist Aisha Yesufu
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When my Husband Proposed, I Told him I’m Lazy and Hate House Chores – Activist Aisha Yesufu

Bring Back Our Girls co-convener, Aisha Yesufu took to Twitter to share some past events before she tied the nuptial knots with her husband 22 years ago. Acccording to the activist, she told her husband who didn't go down on his knee to propose that she was lazy and also hates house chores. Aisha revealed that from their first year in marriage, her husband brought in people that helped out in house chores. She tweeted; When my husband proposed, (not on bended knees). I told him I was lazy and hated house chores and also I was always sick. The sickness stopped but I still hate house chores. From our first year of marriage he got people to help me with house chores. This year will be 22 years!
50 year Old man Arrested for allegedly Defiling 9-Year Old Girl in Delta
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50 year Old man Arrested for allegedly Defiling 9-Year Old Girl in Delta

A 50 year old man has been arrested in Ibusa, Delta state for allegedly defiling a 9 year old girl. Activist, Harrison Gwamnishu, who effected his arrest, said the man accosted the little girl while she was out on an errand for her parents, took her to an uncompleted building where he allegedly defiled her and then gave her N20 to buy biscuit. Read the full account of what happened as Gwamnishu shared on his Facebook page below; A young girl aged 9 was sexually molested by a 50-year old man who lives in the same street with the victim. The victim went on an errand to fetch water for her parents when the man called her and convinced her to follow him into a vacant apartment. On reaching the said apartment, the man pulled the victim's clothes and also stripped himself nake...
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Presidency Has no Power to to Stop Peaceful Protests – Falana

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has stated that the Presidency has no power to stop peaceful protests following its warning to "a section of the political class against misleading the public and inciting protests against the heads of military institutions." Reacting to the Presidency's statement of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) hiring 2,000 people to stage a protest against service chiefs on Monday February 17, Falana appealed to the Nigeria Police Force against "harassing" Nigerians protesting against insecurity across the country. The lawyer also recalled how APC leaders including President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief John Oyegun, Dr Sylvester Onu and Mr Rotimi Amaechi participated in a protest against insecurity held in Abuja on November 20,...
SARS Officers Disarmed After Allegedly Breaking into Houses in Asaba to Seize Phones
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SARS Officers Disarmed After Allegedly Breaking into Houses in Asaba to Seize Phones

Some  operatives of  the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) met their waterloo today February 8, after allegedly breaking into houses in Bonsaac GRA Asaba, Delta State's capital to seize phones. According to activist Harrison Gwamnishu, he got distress calls from residents of the area and was subsequently instructed by the Delta State Commissioner of Police, Hafiz Mohammed Inuwa to capture the policemen's vehicle number plate. After giving the police commissioner the details of the SARS team led by one Inspector Cultist, a police team was sent over who disarmed their colleagues. He wrote; Breaking News #JustNow SARS OFFICERS DISARMED IN ASABA, DELTA STATE. I received a distress call from residents of Bonsaac GRA Asaba, that some policemen were breaking into their hous...
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Bisi Alimi Calls out an Art Centre in Lagos for Discriminating Against Him

Bisi Alimi has accused an art centre in Lagos of discriminating against him because of his sexuality. He pointed out that the same centre did not mind CNN host, Richard Quest's sexuality when he came to Nigeria. Bisi said he was planning an event in Lagos and asked his PA to find a "theatre-like-venue on the island". They settled for TerraKulture and his PA contacted them and got their price list indicating that they were willing to do business. However, to avoid a situation whereby they will be turned back on the day of the event due to inadequate information, Bisi Alimi said he told his PA to inform them of the identity of the person booking the venue. The outspoken gay rights activist said that when they were informed that it was Bisi Alimi who was organizing the event, the...
Fani Kayode Receives Threat To Life From An Unknown Caller
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Fani Kayode Receives Threat To Life From An Unknown Caller

The seasoned lawyer and activist, Femi Fani- Kayode has been threatened to stop speaking against evil or else somehing dangerous may happened to him. In fear of the called received Kayode took to his twitter account so write, "Someone called me today to offer some unsolicited advice. He said I should stop speaking out and opposing evil "or else something may happen". It was a veiled threat". "I smiled and asked him how a servant of the Most High God, a son of Chief Remi Fani-Kayode and a protegee of President Olusegun Obasanjo, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan-Williams and Prophet T.B. Joshua bow before the enemy?" Kayode says, he will never bow to any of those threats as he has got those several times. He continued by saying; "I have 4 lions in me together with the Lion ...
Davido Is Abusing a Drug Called ‘Risky’ – Kemi Olunloyo
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Davido Is Abusing a Drug Called ‘Risky’ – Kemi Olunloyo

Controversial Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo claims popular singer, Davido is abusing a drug called ‘Risky’ and he isn’t shy about doing it in public. The journalist recounted how the talented singer accused Peruzzi’s Former Boss, King Patrick of being involved with drugs whereas he is the main culprit. Olunloyo also claims Risky is an inhalent and the singer is a crackhead who has failed at being a role model to young children. The social media activist also tied educating youths on the dangers of the drug and advised musicians to live by example.
Falana Reveals What Ihedioha And PDP Should Do To Win Back Imo State
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Falana Reveals What Ihedioha And PDP Should Do To Win Back Imo State

Human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana, SAN, during an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Monday said that if members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are not satisfied with the ruling of the apex court removing Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo State, they could go back to the apex court and ask it to take another look at the judgment, adding that protests is not the solution. Falana was reacting to the protests rocking the South-East and the Federal Capital Territory. He said rather than protesting against the judgment on the streets, the party could go back to the supreme Court if they so wish. However, as supporters of the PDP continue to protest against the judgment of the Supreme Court removing Emeka Ihedioha as governor of Imo State, a truck conveying protester...
Nigerian Lesbian, Pamela Adie Shares Her Experience As A Side Chic
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Nigerian Lesbian, Pamela Adie Shares Her Experience As A Side Chic

Nigerian gay rights activist Pamela Adie has revealed she was once a side chic to a guy. According to Pamela who, years before she came out as a lesbian, she was the side chic to a guy who is now married with kids to the main chick. In her words; ”On another note, when I thought I was straight, I was a side-chick to one guy back in college. Sometimes the main chic would call right after we just finished nacking and he’d be telling her how much he loved her…lol. It was funny sha. They’re married now…with kids.”
Lil Wayne is Allegedly Engaged to a Pretty Latina Woman
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Lil Wayne is Allegedly Engaged to a Pretty Latina Woman

Lil Wayne is allegedly engaged to a plus-sized Latina model named Latecia Thomas. Wayne and Latecia reportedly met over the summer and they bonded quickly. An MTO source claimed that "Wayne fell in love [with Latecia] on the first day, and so did Latecia." Latecia works as a plus-size model and is signed with Wilhamena modelling. She describes herself as a body-positive activist. Rumours about her being engaged to Lil Wayne started last month when she was seen wearing what looks like an engagement ring in a video shared to Instagram. She has also been seen leaving heart emojis and comments on Lil Wayne's posts.  
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16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time’s 2019 Person of the Year

Climate activist, Greta Thunberg has been named Time's 2019 Person of the Year, becoming the youngest ever recipient of the title. The magazine announced 16-year old Thunberg as its preferred choice on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. "She became the biggest voice on the biggest issue facing the planet this year, coming from essentially nowhere to lead a worldwide movement," Time editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal told "TODAY." He also revealed that Thunberg is the magazine's youngest choice ever to be named Person of the Year. The 16-year-old Swedish teen who became a global voice for climate change and environmental activism inspired the school strikes for the climate movement. For over a year, her movement has drawn large crowds with her appearances at protests and conferen...
US Senator, Menendez, Condemns Sowore’s Rearrest, Promises High Level Intervention
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US Senator, Menendez, Condemns Sowore’s Rearrest, Promises High Level Intervention

Senator Bob Menendez, a ranking member of the United States Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee, has condemned the rearrest of human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, on Friday at the Federal High Court, Abuja. Sowore, who was first arrested on August 3, 2019 by operatives of the Department of State Services for calling on Nigerians to take to the streets in peaceful demonstrations but only released on Thursday evening despite two court orders directing his freedom much earlier, was rearrested on Friday by the DSS. In a statement on Friday, Menendez, who had been involved in attempts to pressure the Nigerian Government, promised US intervention in the matter over Sowore's case. He said, “I am outraged by the blatant harassment of Omoyele Sowore, an activist and journalist whose ...
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Sowore’s Co-Defendant, Olawale Bakare, Declared Missing

Operatives of the Department of State Services had stormed the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday morning during the commencement of their trial and disrupted proceedings in an attempt to forcefully rearrest the two men. Activist, Olawale Bakare popularly known as Mandate, who is standing trial with pro-democracy campaigner, Omoyele Sowore, in a case brought against them by the Nigerian Government, has been declared missing. Operatives of the Department of State Services had stormed the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday morning during the commencement of their trial and disrupted proceedings in an attempt to forcefully rearrest the two men. After facing resistance from other activists inside the courtroom however, the DSS operatives retreated outside to lay ambush. T...
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Sowore and Bakare Regains Freedom After 126 Days In Detention

Politician and Activist, Omoyele Sowore has just regained his freedom. Sowore was arrested on the 3rd of August 2019 at about 1:20am. Mr. Omoyele, a one time presidential aspirant, entertainer, Idris Abdulkareem and others had planned to stage protests across the country to demand for good governance. Sowore was later arrested by the DSS. Earlier, a Federal high court issued an order to the Nigerian Authorities responsible for the detention of Sowore to release him and pay to him the sum 100,000 NGN.
Why We Met Sowore — Garba Shehu
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Why We Met Sowore — Garba Shehu

Presidential spokesperson, Mr Garba Shehu, on Saturday night gave an account of what led to a meeting with detained activist, Omoyele Sowore, and some personalities allegedly to discuss his freedom. An online medium, Premium Times, had named Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina; Isa Funtua; ThisDay Publisher, Nduka Ogbaibena; and Shehu among a team that went to meet with Sowore at the Department of State Services headquarters in Abuja allegedly on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari to negotiate his release. The publication said it found out Buhari sent teams to Sowore to pressure him to give up his struggles in defiance to court orders asking the DSS to release him on bail. Speaking on what led to the meeting, Shehu said the idea came from...
Deji Adeyanju Calls Naira Marley “A Nuisance To Society” Over Strip Club Video
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Deji Adeyanju Calls Naira Marley “A Nuisance To Society” Over Strip Club Video

Activist Deji Adeyanju has described musician, Naira Marley, as a nuisance to himself and the society. Naira Marley had shared a video on Twitter on Wednesday of a man hitting a lady’s bum as he sings the musician’s song ‘Opotoyi’. Commenting on the video on Thursday, Mr Adeyanju said Naira Marley, who is facing charges of fraud, was a nuisance. “You are a nuisance to yourself and the society at large,” he wrote. Born Azeez Fashola, Naira Marley is being prosecuted by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on an 11-count charge of conspiracy, possession of counterfeit cards and fraud. Naira Marley’s trial, however, was adjourned on Thursday at the Federal High Court in Lagos after counsels exchanged words over space to sit in the small courtroom. Justice ...
“My Mum Wanted A Quiet Burial, I Will Give Her Carnival” – Charly Boy
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“My Mum Wanted A Quiet Burial, I Will Give Her Carnival” – Charly Boy

Maverick entertainer and activist, Charles Oputa, aka Charly Boy, has said that his mother, Mrs Margaret Oputa, who passed on during the week, lived a fulfilled life. The activist said though he was not in the country when she passed, his wife, daughters and grandchildren were with her. The self-acclaimed president of all frustrated Nigerians said his mother died in her sleep and her death was worth celebrating. In a chat with Saturday Beats, he said, “My mother died at 102. I had been out of the country. I spoke with her three days ago before her demise, but we thank God. Her death is a celebration because she lived to a ripe old age. She died in my house— my wife, daughter and granddaughter were all there.” Area Fada noted that he would miss the special moments he spent w...
‘Nigerian youths are the most hopeless youths in the world’ – Deji Adeyanju
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‘Nigerian youths are the most hopeless youths in the world’ – Deji Adeyanju

Activist Deji Adeyanju has expressed his dissatisfaction with Nigerian youths for shying away from several pressing issues in the country. While apologising to President Buhari for attacking him when he said Nigerian youths are lazy, Deji went as far as calling Nigerian youths, the most hopeless youths in the world. He wrote on Twitter: 'I want to apologize to President Buhari today for attacking him when he said Nigerian youths are lazy. Nigerian youths are not only lazy, they are the most hopeless youths in the world. They have no future and there’s no hope for them.'