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Kayode Ogundamisi Slams Folorunsho Alakija Over Twitter Post; “Leave God Out of It”

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Here’s something for a flashback friday gist. A couple of weeks ago, Kayode Ogundamisi, gave quite a voracious reaction to Folorunsho Alakija’s tweet on how she rose from a polygamous family of 52 children to become a billionaire using an oil block that other companies rejected.

Nigerian journalist, Kayode Ogundamisi, was having none of that so via a series of tweets, he slammed the billionaire stating that she should leave God out of her claim of rise to success because it was a shady rise.

However, before you read the tweet below, we also have to look at the situation from her perspective. While the oil well was gifted to her, she took a risk by accepting it and invesing money into the drilling of the well for oil. According to sources, that costs quite a huge sum of money so if i didn’t work out, the same set of Nigerians that disapprove are the ones that will say ‘ehya its her luck’

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@alakijaofficial collected oil block in Nigeria ‘by Faith’ that is the incredible story of the Gi(ant) of Africa 1 day you are the unofficial housemaid in @AsoRock running errands for the first family and by magnanimity of @NGRPresident get a oil block and richest 9ja woman.

#FolorunsoAlakija for so long we have allowed those who shared Nigeria’s commonwealth tell story they want us to hear. @alakijaofficial is not a story of some hard-working woman who just stumbled into “bad oil well turned good oil well” miracle. I Will do a thread before Monday.

So let us take another look at @alakijaofficialFor so long she sold the story of how #FolorunsoAlakija SUDDENLY got LUCKY. stumbled into one of Nigeria’s ‘BAD’ oil block and God turned it around making it a gold mine. Her tale is not unusual of those who rape our commonwealth.

Who is @alakijaofficial official spin is that of an entrepreneur but the reality like most Nigerian so called billionaires is a 1% cabal who acted as fronts to those who hijack state power for the benefit of themselves against the interests of the majority. A close nit RACKET.

From @AlikoDangote Femi Otedola MKO Abiola etc hardly will you dig into the real source of the wealth of so called successful Nigerian billionaires without tracing elements of state loot, unfair allocation of monopoly & private capture of national wealth same as @alakijaofficial

In the brutal days of Nigerian military dictators, they had civilian collaborators who acted as fronts, they are those described by the first set of coup plotters as the “Ten percenters” They form companies, form banks, the coupist divert commonwealth to this banks & companies

@alakijaofficiala announced her arrival amongst Nigerian elite as a ‘Fashion designer’ gained the attention of Nigeria’s version of Imelda Marcos wife of then dictator General IBB. Maryam Babangida was a powerful co distributor of Nigeria’s commonwealth OIL. #FolorunsoAlakija

@alakijaofficial became the lead fashion designer to Maryam Babangida who was the wife of Nigeria’s then dictator General IBB. alakija was very close to her and had unfettered access to the Babangida’s and the then First Lady @AsoRock #FolorunsoAlakija

Successive Nigerian governments, occupants of @AsoRock routinely turned Nigeria’s oil block into some sort of candy they distribute as gifts to concubines, friends, associates, etc. No transparency, no competitive bid, it is at the mercy of @NGRPresident @alakijaofficialgained

@alakijaofficial inroad into the Babangida’s was facilitated by her friend, Biodun Laja, Rilwanu Lukman who was Secretary General of OPEC from 1 January 1995 to 31 December 2000 was the point man in OIL well bazar. Between them and IBB Nigeria’s oil well was gifted like candy.

@alakijaofficial story about being allocated a ‘useless oil block’ is a con story perpetuated over the years unchallenged. @alakijaofficialand those she was fronting for in @AsoRockknew they had a juicy oil block, they shortchanged Nigerians and as usual & continue to mock us

@alakijaofficial was gifted the oil block like bazar and the fashion designer abandoned her trade In incorporating Famfa Oil in 1991, and in 1993, it was awarded the leasehold rights to Oil Prospecting Licence, OPL 216. NOTE General Ibrahim Babangida was @NGRPresident 1985-1993.

@alakijaofficial continuously describe oil block confirmed to have recoverable reserves in excess of 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent as a ‘bad oil block turned lucky’ What she does not say is good or bad, then @NGRPresident@AsoRock should not turn commonwealth into bazar

@alakijaofficial continuously describe oil block confirmed to have recoverable reserves in excess of 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent as a ‘bad oil block turned lucky’ What she does not say is good or bad, then @NGRPresident@AsoRock should not turn commonwealth into bazar

rom Banks, to companies and now politics, the Nigerian commonwealth is circulating amongst so called ‘connected’ few. Honest entrepreneurs, stat ups, SME’s continue to suffer, they are sold LIES by the likes of @alakijaofficial @AlikoDangote Otedola, Micheal Adenuga and co

What the @alakijaofficial’s of Nigeria won’t tell young Nigerians is that a wing of the ruling elite appropriate resources belonging to all to a wing of the elite in the business community in what is a brutal version of capitalism, keeping the poor, poorer, hungry and dejected

When @alakijaofficial‘s of Nigeria make loads of free money, they become ‘philanthropists’ throwing a bit of crumb of what they appropriate from the poor back at them, so we create more billionaires than pull many out of poverty. We can’t all be STUPID. Don’t teach us nonsense

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ELECTION TRENDS: Check Out Your Most Search Electoral Candidates According To Google #NigeriaDecides2019

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As the election draws near, a lot of issues are coming into play, conflicts are arising, candidates are heavily campaigning and the only thing that’s new is the more involved participation of the social media in the political affairs of the country. Just to show how aware the masses want to be, Google has provided evidence of the most searched for subjects since the beginning of this year which are no surprisingly, related to politics and imminent matters that need to be resolved before the General election in February. It also covers your top searched presidential candidates and questions people are brimming to ask about them. Now I do not know why but one question about each president seems to revolve around his married life. Could it be that the measure of a president is based on whether or not he is a worthy father or family man?

Take a look at the list below

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Mavin Act, Di’ja Shows Philanthropic Side as She is Set to Hold “Save Me” Launch Concert in Lagos

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The Save Me Launch Campaign Lagos Edition is a movement that raise awareness for mental health and helping the young Millennial achieve psychological stability within our society. We aim at creating a platform where citizens are updated about Mental Health and its importance in achieving overall Health as we wish for those impacted to be able to live a life full of dignity, free of stigmatization and with good access to high quality health service.

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NGO to Offer Free Medical Services to 600 Persons in Kogi in New Outreach

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A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Waves Of Success Foundation (WSF) on Tuesday said it had concluded plans to organise free medical outreach for residents of Kogi State.
Mr Yusuf Okpanachi Ocholi, the Founder of the NGO (www.wsf.com.ng), told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in an interview in Lokoja, that the aim was to provide free medical services for the less privileged in the selected areas.
Okpanachi added that the free medical outreach would be carried out at Adankolo community in Lokoja, and at ‘Our Lady of Schools’ in Anyigba on November 15 and 16, 2018, respectively.
“We are targetting 600 persons for free medical treatment in both Lokoja and Anyigba, to help the poor who cannot pay for their medical bill by treating them free of charge.
“We are creating a platform to reach out to the masses to see how we can alleviate their sufferings particularly the poor people in the society.
“We choose to offer medical services because everybody knows that there can be no success without health, which is the foundation of wealth.
“So, we want to start with foundation to ensure that people are healthy enough to stand in the way of success and be taken off the streets.
“Various kind of ailments will be diagnosed and treated, such as: hypertension, diabetes, malaria, athritis, pneumonia, ulcer, free eye testing, free eye glasses, free drugs, mass deworming of children, among others,” Okpanachi said.
He, therefore, urged the people of Kogi to take advantage of the outreach and come out en masse to access the free medical treatment.
Okpanachi, a businessman and philantropist, said that WSF had donated sewing machines, motorcycles to youths, and helped some widows to pay their children’s school fees.
According to him, the target beneficiaries of their programmes are vulnerable widows, women and youths such as empowerment, education, sports, talents, social funds, students and artisans’ grants, etc..
Okpanachi, however, called on well meaning Nigerians, groups, individuals and corporate organisations, who have the same mindset of taking people off the streets, to partner with them in helping the poor.
“Let us come together and see how we can impact lives and make the society better, because government alone cannot do it,” Okpanachi advised.
 

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Police investigate death of UNILAG Microbiology student, Niyi

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A 400-level student of the Department of Microbiology, University of Lagos, Adeniyi Ogundijo, died shortly after writing his final year exams, and it was alleged that he committed suicide. However, the rumor mill has it that

The men of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba are currently investigating the circumstances that led to his death. This because some people claim the deceased committed suicide over his poor academic performance but his friends claim that he was killed by unknown persons.

One of the coursemates of the deceased who spoke anonymously to Punch said the results of their examination were released as they prepared for their graduation.

UNILAG microbiology student commits suicide

We have a Whatsapp group chat and a course mate broke the news on the platform. The course mate had spoken to a relative of Niyi (Ogundijo), who said she lost her brother. The course mate asked to see his photo. Lo and behold, it was him. Although we got the news yesterday (Monday), we learnt he died on Saturday. A family member said he was with his friends when the incident happened. We also learnt that he had yet to return home since we finished the final exams.

“We have seen the results of all our papers. There are insinuations that he took local insecticide, Sniper. He was probably killed and those who did it made it appear like he committed suicide. Two of his friends have been arrested by the police. To the best of my knowledge, Niyi was a good student. He interacted well with people and had no reason to kill himself.”

A family member of the victim, who also spoke on condition of anonymity, said Ogundijo was on a Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.2 (Second Class Lower), adding that he did not know the result of the final exams.

“I don’t know where people got the idea that my brother committed suicide because he failed some courses. Why should he wait till his final year to do that? I have been in worse situations. I know my brother was a loner and could be quiet, but it did not mean he was depressed. I spoke to him this week and we had a good conversation. There was no issue with the family or anybody at all. About five of his friends have been arrested over this. Although I don’t know about the results of their final exams, his CGPA was 2.2 before the incident happened.” the relative said

A text message purportedly circulated by the Office of the Dean of Students Affairs, Prof. Ademola Adeleke on the death of the undergraduate reads

“I am saddened to confirm the untimely death of Mr Ogundijo Adeniyi Samson, of the Department of Microbiology with Matric no. 140807008. We have spoken to the father, who confirmed the death. He, however, declined to give additional information on the cause, nature or time of death. The DSA is arranging a condolence visit to the family. Kindly stop the speculation on the cause of death”.

Also speaking on the death of the undergraduate is the Principal Assistant Registrar, Communications Unit, University of Lagos, Mrs Taiwo Oloyede, who said the cause of death is yet unknown. She added that the victim died outside the campus.

“The cause or nature of his death is not known. Here at the University of Lagos, our thoughts and prayers are with the family and we wish eternal rest for the soul of the departed”.

Confirming the incident, the spokesperson of the Lagos state police command, Chike Oti, said investigation carried out so far by the police, shows that the deceased died after consuming Sniper.

“The deceased was a student who normally visited his friend from time to time. His friend and uncle lived in the same house. He had gone on the visit as usual when the friend and uncle later went out. By the time they returned to the house, they found him dead with an empty container of Sniper. However, the police are looking at a possible case of murder. Forensic investigation is being carried out on his corpse. Meanwhile, the uncle and friend are in our custody.” he sai

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Man Wins 24Million Naira on Nairabet with 1500 Naira, Owner Laments

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Akin Alabi, the CEO of betting company, NairaBet, took to his twitter account to lament on how a particular person won N24M after betting with N1500.

Akin who is a member of the Akin Alabi is a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and a candidate for the Egbeda/Ona Ara Federal constituency in Oyo State for the 2019 general elections, says it is the opposition parties fault PDP and ADC,

He wrote;

“So this guy won over N24m with N1,500 on @NairaBET. Some people have forgotten that I have an election to fund. Haba. This must be the work of PDP and ADC. The guy suppose donate to my campaign.For those that know how to check betslips, the number is 178549440.

Some people are just wicked. I’m planning a political campaign and this one is now chopping all the money 🤦‍♀️ NairaBET we created to just be playing o, somebody is now planning to send me to my village 🙄”

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