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Nigeria vs Uganda: Super Eagles Suffer Major Injury Blow Ahead Of Friendly Match

Nigeria vs Uganda: Super Eagles Suffer Major Injury Blow Ahead Of Friendly Match

Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, will not feature in Nigeria’s international friendly game with Uganda on Tuesday at the Asaba Stadium in Delta state.

The Brighton and Hove Albion star picked up a slight knock during Nigeria’s 1-1 draw with South Africa on Saturday in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nation qualifying match.

According to CSN, Balogun is expected to fly back to his club in England direct from Johannesburg for further checkups.

“After picking up a slight knock in yesterday’s game, Leon Balogun has been excused from Tuesday’s friendly against the Cranes of Uganda,” a team official confirmed to CSN.

“He’ll head straight to England from South Africa.”
ASUU Has A Point For Their Strike - Buhari

ASUU Has A Point For Their Strike - Buhari

Striking university lecturers and other stakeholders in education sector were told a bitter truth yesterday: Federal government does not have the financial ability to plug funding shortfall in Nigerian universities.

President Muhammadu Buhari, who made the revelation at the convocation of the University of Ibadan which coincided with the institution’s 70th anniversary, said the federal government will therefore raise funds from the capital market to fund universities.

Buhari, who was represented by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, acknowledged that university education was really being under-funded, and that the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has a point for their ongoing strike, however, pleaded that the institutions should leverage on alumni and partnership with the private sector to provide the needed succour.

The university admitted a total of 371 graduates into the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree at the ceremony.

Osinbajo revealed that some of the options that the federal government was working on “are the details of education funding for the public universities, which will involve raising funds from the capital market to give a push to the infrastructure in our universities. The ongoing talks with the ASUU as you know are follow-up of the chequered history of negotiations concluded with the government in 2013.”

He added: “There is no question that ASUU has a point. However, we must seek to resolve amicably and with minimum disruption to the academic calendar. The issue really is that there is no doubt whatsoever that education is under-funded and we must fund it even with the best. But even with the best effort at attending to funding education from the budget, it is completely impossible to do so.

“None of the universities, especially in the free world, is fully or even substantially funded by the government. The task of fund-raising is precisely what the universities are established to do; to solve problems and to create solutions that uplift the society. We can creatively address the issue looking at other solutions around the world. One of the solutions that we must explore is alumni network. There is perhaps no university in Nigeria that has the kind of alumni network today that the University of Ibadan has.”

While lauding the outstanding achievements of the University in the past 70 years with the production of many academics in various fields of study with their pioneering work in research and development, Osinbajo added that “every generation is, whether it knows it or not, equipped to deal with the challenges of its times and to hand over a legacy to enable the next generation to navigate its own journey with greater ease. University is of course a place where the direction and instruction must come.

Earlier, the Chancellor of the University, the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, also commended the premier university for having blazed the trail in research and teaching in virtually all branches of knowledge in the last 70 years. He said UI’s achievements are globally recognised.

While congratulating the graduands, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Idowu Olayinka, reminded them that the university and society have high expectations from them, while disclosing that: “A total of 371 candidates spread over 12 faculties and five Institutes and Centres were admitted into the Doctor of Philosophy Degrees of the university with the Faculty of Arts leading the pack with 64 graduands”, he disclosed.

Other dignitaries at the ceremony include a former military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon; the Chancellor Nde Waklek Mutka, Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu was represented by the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Isiaq Oloyede; the Vice Chancellor, Professor Idowu Olayinka, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Minister of Health Professor Isaac Adewole, the Olubadan of Ibadanland Oba Saliu Adetunji (Aje Ogunguniso 1), and the President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Dr. Samson Ayokunle.

The 2018 distinguished honourary awardees in various fields for the University included: Chief Bode Akindele (industrialist, the Parakoyi of Ibadanland,), Professor Bolanle Awe (Historian and former Education Commissioner in the old Oyo State), Professor Olufunmilayo Olapade (Physician), Professor Grace Alele Williams (ex- VC, UNIBEN), Professor Akin Mabogunje, (Geographer), and Professor Omoniyi Adewoye (ex-UI VC).
Tonto Dikeh Reveals More Shocking Details About Her Ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill

Tonto Dikeh Reveals More Shocking Details About Her Ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill

Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh who yesterday dragged a troll who called her bitter person, has further revealed that her ex-husband, Olakunle Churchill is a one minute man.

In another exchange with a troll who reacted to her shade post for her ex-husband, Tonto Dikeh who recounted how she clothed, fed and dumped a man who ‘can’t afford child support’, further disclosed that her Mr. Churchill is a one minute man.

Here is a screenshot of the exchange below;

Tonto Dikeh who also described her ex-husband as a fraudster ‘yahoo boy’, had written in the posts;

Boy I sure have made so many mistakes,NOW I KNOW BETTER..
#Boy I sure have made so many mistakes,NOW I KNOW BETTER..

What I saw in heaven — Prophet Who Came To Life Four Days After Being Declared Dead Reaveals

What I saw in heaven — Prophet Who Came To Life Four Days After Being Declared Dead Reaveals

Prophet Shotunde Kayode also known as Oku ojo kerin, is the founder of Uncommon Favour Evangelical Ministry, Ibadan, Oyo State. The cleric, who claimed to have come back to life four days after being declared dead in an auto accident, speaks with reporters.

My life before an auto accident

I was a naughty boy in those days. I later joined the Nigerian Army, so I’m a pensioner of the military. But, I became a nuisance after leaving the army when I joined a political party and functioned as thug in my hometown, Adeokuta, Ogun State. I have worked with so many politicians, who used many of us then the way they would not use their own children. They used me for different odd jobs but thank God that today, I’m in the vineyard of Christ.

 My journey into ministry

I received my calling into the ministry from the land of the dead. I knew nothing about Christ as I was a free thinker. My calling was just coincidental. But, I know that what the Lord has ordained will definitely come to pass. I was involved in a vehicle accident alongside 17 other passengers. I lost my life in the accident. So my body was embalmed with the other 17 victims. It was on the third day and my corpse was dumped in the mortuary that some concerned persons used my phone to call my relations. The phone had rang in the crashed vehicle. Immediately they were informed about my death, my relations rushed to the mortuary to verify my corpse. They saw it lying on the ground, among others. A mortuary is not a place for people in a state of coma or seeking treatment. It is a journey without end. And on the fourth day, the Lord asked me to return to the world. It was the day I heard the voice of God: “Go to the world and release the people that are in bondage, you’re the chosen one.” That was the voice I heard. I sneezed and woke up exactly when my people were about to lower me into the grave in the cemetery. Everybody took to their heels, including my younger brother, who is also a soldier in the Nigerian Army, Jide Shotunde. My body was left at the graveside in the cemetery. The wake-keep for me had taken place in Abeokuta, my home town. The candle night had also been conducted, at Sabo, to be precise.

Between the first and the fourth day, what did God reveal to you?

I remember vividly what we did in heaven. The place was so cool but not harmful. There’s nothing like day or night there. It is a free world. The place was as white as snow. We’re not like human beings; like the flesh of the world. We are just like waves and there was nothing like male or female in that realm, and people kept coming in, multiplying at every regular interval. We heard the noisy wave which showed that people were leaving the world and coming to the realm. I could remember there was this music like in those days with big musical organs like someone playing acapella without drums. The music was so close to our hearing but some far from view. So, you could view who was playing it. The stars we saw in the sky are not like the ones we normally see in the night that are stationed; they go about like house flies. But they are not harmful.

Did you become a prophet because of that experience?

Yes, because the voice I heard from heaven declared, “Go to the world and deliver people that are in bondage.”  It means God really sent me to carry out some work in the world. Since then, God has been using me to minister to people. I prophesy to people. Whatever the Lord asks me to do come to pass. So, sometimes, I wonder why and how this happened; it is beyond my explanation and comprehension. Since then, I have gone deeper in Christ. I did not go through a pastor or a church, or have a master who trained me. No, I got my own calling from the land of the dead, in the mortuary, to be exact and since then, the wonders have never ceased in my life.

My view about the world of Christians

I think we have lost love, which Christ symbolises. There is no love again among Christians; in the neighborhood, among brothers, brethren, including pastors and church members. Even though we’ll continue preaching the word of God.  But most Christians no longer preach salvation. What they are after is affluence, which cannot take us anywhere.  So, concerning Christianity, we’ve lost love. The Lord Almighty is far away from Africa.

Life after a sojourn in the world beyond

I am still undergoing some treatment due to the embalmment injections I received. In fact, the doctors said I was lucky to remain alive till date. Some people who came back to life like me died some months after. I wrote letters to so many churches and organisations for help but I got no response. I still need help to enable me to carry out some tests and treatment.

What God told me about Nigeria

There was a night I cried when I visited a mortuary. I saw children who were victims of a bomb blast. I looked at their generation and screamed that they ended their lives just like that. I wept; I cried and prayed to God to return those children and put an end to these killings. God asked to tell all Christians to embark on a seven-day fast with Psalms 7. God told me he would put an end to all forms of insurgency in Nigeria; that He would make all those behind the insurgency to have a change of heart toward Nigeria.

State of Christianity

There is one thing we call safety precaution; it comprises love, honesty and faithfulness to one another. People prefer to attend churches that have good tiles, pops and air conditioning system with the General Overseer seated in a special place. People now worship pastors and not Christ. Salvation is no more proclaimed as of old; instead, they preach wealth and prosperity. We cannot dictate for Christ where to sit.

Marital status

I’m still single. I’ve tried on several occasions to get someone that can easily assist my ministry because, I cannot do it by flesh but by the will of God. I believe one day, the will of God will come to pass in my life.

My relationship with people

I left my hometown, Abeokuta because our people were not ready to relate with me. People that knew about my death never heard that I woke up again. Once they sight me, they tend to run away from me thinking they are confronted by a ghost. People keep calling me Oku Ojo Kerin. Some still believe I am Akudaya. Some even planned to kidnap me, but I managed to have escaped through police intervention.

Advice to government

And this government of a thing we’re talking about starts from your home and you’re the church. Your home is another government. Your church is another government. If there is discipline in the church, there will be discipline at that highest point of leadership.

Four Ways To Deal With Jealousy In Relationships

Four Ways To Deal With Jealousy In Relationships

Jealousy can spoil your love life. Many couples do not know how to deal with this aspect in their relationships. If your partner is jealous then read on. Here are four ways to deal with jealousy in relationships.

1. Be supportive of his or her feelings

If you are dating a jealous man or woman then you need to support their feelings. The way you deal with your partners feelings will make or break your love life. Make sure you know how to handle his or her feelings if you want to keep the love stronger.

2. Know jealousy is real

Jealousy is common in love. When your partner is jealous do not hate him or her. Just know that he is being real with himself or herself.

3. Respect boundaries

There are certain boundaries in relationships. You need to respect these boundaries. Failure to respect the boundaries means you will regret dating him or her. Respect the boundaries and you will be the happiest man or woman on earth. Never step on his or her toes intentionally because it is going to bring more pain than happiness into your love life at the end of the day.

4.  Lower your expectations

What are your expectations in love? Too much expectations can kill your love life. Be realistic when coming up with expectations. Make sure they are achievable. Some expectations are unreal.
Sani Reacts To Buhari Being Dead, Cloned

Sani Reacts To Buhari Being Dead, Cloned

Shehu Sani, the Senator representing Kaduna Central has reacted to viral reports that ‘real’ President Muhammadu Buhari is ‘dead’The reports making the rounds online had it that Buhari was dead and the President in Aso Rock was Jibril El Sudan.

But, Shehu Sani reacting on his Twitter page, discarded such report, saying Buhari has no ‘double’The Kaduna lawmaker urged Nigerians to see ‘Jibrin’ as an imaginative character.

Sani wrote, “There’s no one and nothing like Jibril El sudan. Buhari ‘Caesar’ is healthy and has no double.“But you can literally refer Jibrin as an imaginative and mythical character in Shakespearean Nigeria.Its natural to creatively invent characters and promote conjectures in our theatre of the absurd.”

Meanwhile, the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Saturday vowed to expose how Jubril Aminu was transformed to replace ‘dead Buhari’ in London.

The IPOB leader describing the act as evil, promised to expose the evil work of a cabal in the presidency.
Nigerian Lesbian Group Drags CAC To Court

Nigerian Lesbian Group Drags CAC To Court

A Nigerian lesbian group, “Lesbian Equality and Empowerment Initiatives”‎, who dragged the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) to court over refusal to be registered, has seen their lawsuit described as lacking merit, being thrown out.

Justice Nnamdi Dimgba who passed judgement on the lawsuit spearheaded by the Nigerian lesbian group, stated that though the proposed name of a company or its aims and objectives are caught by the provisions of Section 30 (1) (c) of CAMA, however the Respondent (CAC), is duly empowered to reject such an application for reservation of name or registration.

According to him, the decision of CAC not to register the group was in compliance with section 30 (1) (c) of the Companies And Allied Matters Act (CAMA) Cap C20 Laws of Federation of Nigeria 2004.

 “Section 30(1) (c) of CAMA reads; ‎”No ‎company shall be registered under this Act by a name which- (c) in the opinion of the Commission is capable of being misleading as to the nature or extent of its activities or is undesirable, offensive or otherwise contrary to public policy” he said.

This is coming after one Pamela Adie who had sometime in October 2017, established “Lesbian Equality and Empowerment Initiatives” with an aim to advocate for the rights of Nigerians that have inclination to same sex relationships, filed the suit and further begged the court to legitimize the group.

It was gathered that after the CAC declined to approve the proposed name, stating that it was misleading and contrary to public policy, the Applicant, through another lawyer, Mr. Mike Enahoro-Ebah wrote a petition to the Registrar General of the Commission to rescind the earlier decision that denied registration to her group.
Planet TV Presenter Reveals Cleavage, Berated For Her Outfit On Live TV [Photos]

Planet TV Presenter Reveals Cleavage, Berated For Her Outfit On Live TV [Photos]

Planet TV presenter, Nomfundo Yekani, who is the host of news show, Newsbox, was berated by some viewers for her revealing outfit on Live TV yesterday.

The presenter left her viewers stunned when she appeared on TV screens in a bra top that exposed her massive cleavage.

She however seemed to much confident in the dress that she presented the show so perfectly with her signatory style of presenting.

The video however found its way to twitter where some users have wondered how the station could have allowed the presenter to go on air in such outfit.

Some although argued that since it’s a Cable TV and not a directly Free-to-air terrestrial TV, the dressing of the presenter may not be censored.

 Strike: NANS To Shutdown Institutions Across The Federation On Monday

Strike: NANS To Shutdown Institutions Across The Federation On Monday

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS)

Adejoke Adeleye

National Association of Nigeria Students, NANS, has declared Monday lecture-free day for all students across the federation.

This is in protest against the continuous refusal of the Federal Government to accede to the request of the Academic Staff Union of Universitirs (ASUU).

The association which spoke through its National Public Relation officer, Comrade Azeez Adeyemi at the secretariat of the Ogun State National Union of Journalists described the ruling government as a government of lies and crooks.

Speaking on the lingering strike of the ASUU, the association also attacked the governor of Ekiti state, Dr Kayode Fayemi for his comment on professors’ salary, describing the comment of the governor as sad.

“It is sad to hear the governor of Ekiti state saying that a professor is earning more than a sitting Governor. The point is that Governor Kayode Fayemi is carried away by the masses’ tax and public funds he enjoys; he also failed to read between the lines to hear the demands of ASUU.

“NANS will like to enlighten Governor Kayode Fayemi and the Nigerian government that ASUU is not asking for too much by demanding for revitalization of public universities and the issue of University Staff Schools, among many others things.

“NANS is however saying that the government needs to create a conducive environment for learning and research because this is where the strength of the country rest on,” he said.