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Xenophobia:Buhari Government speak on south Africa closing embassy in Nigeria

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The Nigerian Government on Thursday said it was not aware that the South African foreign missions in Nigeria has been shutdown.

The South African Foreign Affairs Minister, Naledi Pandor was reported to have said that the country had temporarily closed its embassy in Nigeria, adding that there was no plan by her country to pay compensation to those affected by the attacks.

She said South Africa was in constant touch with Nigerian authorities to try to restore calm.

However, briefing State House correspondents on Thursday, Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama said, “We are not aware that the South African government has closed down its High Commission here in Abuja or its Consulate in Lagos.”

The Minister insisted that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration must go ahead to press for compensation on the attacks and destruction of the businesses of Nigerians in South Africa.

He explained that “inviting Nigeria’s High Commissioner to South Africa would help the Nigerian government get the necessary information on the recent attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

Xenophobic: Burna Boy has come hard on AKA,south African rapper

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Daminu Ogulu,Afrofusion artiste know as Burna Boy has come hard on AKA south Africa rapper,on the heels on his tension-inciting comments about Nigerian’s relationship with south Africa

the comments was widely perceived to be Xenophobic.

i believe by now we all know what’s going on between south Africa and Nigeria right?

but here is whats up

AKA as spoken on the rivalry betweenthe two nations.

south Africa and Nigeria is the continent BIGGEST RIVALRY..a sibling rivalry,because we are like brother’s and sister’s…i also hate loosing to Australian for fuck sake.lets pull together as african’s and stop dividing ourselves,this whole narrative is stupid

This very tweet from AKA made Burna Boy very upset that he threaten’s to send AKA to he’s grave the next time they meet,he warned him to be security conscious

this is only going to lead to war,i don’t think killing each other is the solution,black has been programmed to kill themselves.

i will never set foot on south Africa until a miracle happen,he said

Buhari Appoint PEBEC secretary Oduwole,as Special adviser

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Dr.Jumoke Adewole

President Muhammadu Buhari as approved the reappointment and the promoting of the secretary to the presidential enabling business environmental council,Dr Jumoke Adewale as special adviser to the president on ease of doing business.

Oduwole who was senior special assistance to the president on the industry,trade and investment in the office of the vice president from october 2016 to may 2019,served as secretary of PEBEC chaired by viced president Yemi Osinbajo

A statement by the enambling business,environmental secretariat,office of the vice president on Saturday said Oduwole,co ordinated the activities of the secretariat with a vision of making Nigeria progressive easier place to do business

it added ,her team was responsible in for Nigeria moving up an unprecedented 24 place in the World bank flagship doing business report,over the past 3 years,among other notable achievements.prior to 2015,she was a senior lecturer in international trade law at the faculty of law,University of Lagos and an elected member of the university senate,after a career in the Nigeria banking sector.

Player who will leave if Neymar sign for Real Madrid revealed

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Neymar would require a non-EU player slot on Madrid’s roster and the LaLiga club currently has none remaining.

Since the 18-year-old isn’t part of the plans this season and is training with club’s second team, he could depart on loan to clear up a non-EU spot.

Madrid are still in the race to sign Neymar from Paris Saint-Germain, before the European transfer window closes on September 2.

Zinedine Zidane is ready to offer €100million and three players for the Brazilian, who is also being courted by Barcelona and Juventus.

Leicester City Midfielder,Ndidi goes to school

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Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi is ‘happy’ to be studying business and management at the De Montfort University (DMU).

The 22-year-old is focused on being educated despite his daily commitments at the King Power Stadium.

Ndidi has established himself as a regular fixture in Brendan Rodgers’ team since his arrival from Genk in 2017.

Despite his involvement at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with Nigeria, he has played every minute of Premier League football this season and rescued a point for Leicester City against Chelsea last Sunday.

Education might have been a difficult option for Ndidi, who started his professional career with Genk in the Belgian First Division A in 2015, and made his debut for Nigeria the same year at age 19, but he is happy to be in class now after training.

“I was really happy when DMU staff said I could study here. I wanted to do this course because growing up in Nigeria we didn’t really have the opportunity to actually go to school,” Ndidi told the University website.

“It’s a personal thing for me that I want to do, to expand myself and learn new things. Instead of sitting at home after training I come to DMU for my classes.

“The teachers have been amazing, they really try and help me understand. Rather than just reading books they take time to explain things to me and they are also very understanding about my schedule with training.”

Aware of the economic challenges in his home country, Ndidi revealed his dream project is to reduce illiteracy.

“Back home so many kids aren’t able to go to school because their parents can’t afford it,” he continued.

“I want to set up a football resort where people can stay and play football while getting an education at the same time. I think it’s really important to try to learn things outside of your normal life.”

Ndidi is expected to play a part when Leicester City visit Sheffield United in Saturday’s Premier League fixture.

Understanding the Quiet time:fifteen powerful effect of a quiet time

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Powerful Effect of a Quiet time

the reason people don’t have quiet time it’s because they don’t know the effect it has on them.

Fifteen powerful effect of a Quiet time

1.A daily quiet time prevent hurt and reduce pain in this life.
much of this pain and hurt would have been avoided if we had use the light of life
Jesus again spoke unto them,saying i am the light of the world
he that followeth me shall not work in darkness,but shall have the light of life.
John 8:12
when a man grope about in darkness,he often hurt himself by bumping into unexpected object or unforseen object
how painful it he’s to hit your shin against a table.the pains and hurt we experience in our lives are because
we have not pick up the lamp of God
Thy word is a lamp unto my feet ana a light unto my path.
Psalm 132:17

      There will imake the horn of David to bud:i have ordained a lamp for my anointed.

what is the lamp that God has specially prepared for his anointed ones?it is the word of God!

The sorrow some experience in marriage has come because they do not use thje lamp of God to guide them into
marriage.Many people pik up the lamp of God after they’ve been severely injured by the experience of life.
A lamp is not intended to soothe your pain but prevent you from getting hurt,how much better a life we would have
if w pick up the lamp on a daily basis,the lamp will keep you from the pain and injuries.

It is only a quiet time that can provide you with constant illumination.if you live your life in darkness and
only receive a little light on sunday,surely your life will not be the same as someone who live in constant
illumination.Do you want constant illumination in your life?Begin to have a regular quiet time,you will reduce
the sorrow of your life by using the true light that God has ordained for you,is the only light which can light
the way of everyman on this earth.
That was the true light,which lighteth everyman that comes into the world. John 1:9

2.A daily quiet time guarantee a good harvest of nice things.

This is because a daily quiet time is the sowing of spiritual seed into your spirit,the word of God is the
greatest seed thast you plant into your heart when you have a quiet time.

       Now the parable is this:The seed is the word of God.                                   Luke 8:11

       Being born again,not of corruptible seed,but of incorruptible,by the word of God which liveth and
       obideth for ever.                                                                      1 peter 1:23

Everytime you have a quiet time you are making an investment into your life.You sow the seed of the word of
God and it will yield the fruit of love,peace and joy in the Holy Spirit.
Have you ever wondered why there is little or no love,peace and joy in your life?these fruit can only come as
you sow a spiritual seed into your life

       For he that soweth to he's flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption;but he that soweth to the spirit
       reap life everlasting.

Most Christian sow into the flesh. They invest in their flesh,they invest time.money to the development
of their flesh and their earthly existence.others invrest seed of television,pleasure,sex,alcohol and drugs into
their flesh.the harvest that comes from such things are horrific.

Most pastor are pastoring sheep who live under the devastating effect of a massive harvest from the flesh.
it’s our duty as pastors to lead the sheep to invest in their spirit on a daily basis.

3.A daily quiet time burns away unwanted things.
When this fire is received on daily basis,no evil will remain as part of your character

       Wherefore thus saith the Lord God of host,because ye speak this word,behold i 
       will make my words in their mouth fire,and whis people wood,and it shall devour them     Jeremiah 5:14

Some things can only be removed by fire,thy word of God is a fire,a daily dose of that fire will take care of
any unwantyed element in your personality or character.

  1. A daily quiet time breaks down evil strongholds.
    Because aquiet time lead to the breaking and burning of evil things in our lives,Christian who do not have
    quiet time often have bad Characters.The stronghold in most Christian’s live cannot be broken away by one powerful
    sermon.Anyone who do not have a quiet time has alot of things that need to be burnt and broken down. Is not my word like as a fire?saith the Lord;and like an hammer that breaketh the rock in pieces? Jeremiah 23:29 5.A daily quiet time lead to the cutting away of unwanted aspect of our lives and character.
    Once again you will see that Christian who just listen to sermon on Sundays but have no regular cutting away of
    evil tendencies are very different people from those who have regular quiet time. For the word of God is quick and powerful and sharper than any twoedge sword piercing even to the dividing assunder of souls and spirit and of the joint and marrow,and is a discerner of the thought and intent of the heart. Hebrew 4:12

Real Madrid call out Bale’s move to China

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Gareth Bale’s move to China is off after Real Madrid cancelled the deal, with the Wales winger now set to stay at the Spanish club.

Bale, 30, had been expected to join Chinese Super League club Jiangsu Suning on a three-year deal, earning a reported £1 million a week.

Last week Real boss Zinedine Zidane said Bale was “very close to leaving” having fallen out of favour.

Zidane added his exit would be “best for everyone”.

Bale joined the Spanish club for £85m from Tottenham in 2013 in a world record deal at the time.

He has three years left on his contract with the Bernabeu club where he has won four Champions Leagues, one La Liga title, a Copa del Rey, three Uefa Super Cups and three Club World Cups.

Bale scored three goals, plus a penalty in a shootout, in four Champions League finals for Real as they won the competition in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

However, injury problems have limited him to 79 La Liga starts in the past four seasons.

He played 42 matches for Real Madrid last season but was booed by the home supporters at times during the campaign.

Zidane’s return as Real boss in March was described as “bad news” by the forward’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, because the Frenchman did not want to work with Bale and the two men disagreed on playing style.

Bale ended last season on the bench as Real endured their poorest domestic campaign in 20 years, with 12 defeats, 68 points and a third-place finish – 19 points behind champions Barcelona. They were also knocked out of the Champions League by Ajax in the last 16.

Bale has been reportedly nicknamed “The Golfer” by his Real team-mates, and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said Bale did not attend a team meal because he did not want to miss his bed time.

He is Wales’ record goalscorer with 31 goals in 77 caps.

COZA: How Fatoyinbo’s Agents Offered Me Money To Defend Him Online – Influencer, Nkechi Makes Shocking Allegations

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Amidst the controversy ignited by the manner in which armed policemen served an invitation to Timi Dakolo and his wife, Busola, a Nigerian writer and Facebook Influencer, Nkechi Bianze, has alleged that Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo’s agent offered her a huge amount of money to defend the COZA Senior Pastor following the rape allegation against him.

According to Nkechi Bianze, she was also threatened by Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo’s agent if she declines and decides not to remain silent about the offer. In her lengthy post, she stated that she believes Busola’s story because the little benefit of doubt the COZA Senior Pastor would have had with her was erased when he and/or his supporters attempted to bribe her to defend him in the “Court of Social Media/Public Opinion”.

Below is what she wrote:

HOW PASTOR BIODUN FATOYINBO’S AGENTS CONTACTED AND OFFERED ME MONEY TO DEFEND THEIR PASTOR; THEN WENT AHEAD TO THREATEN ME NOT TO DO OTHERWISE.

Disclaimer: If you don’t read long posts, you can move on now. Don’t come and cry here.

On the 20th of June, I decided to take a break from Facebook for a few reasons. I wasn’t in the best state of mind, and I felt I was losing it. I’ve never really been this way all my life but I guess my father’s death is having a more serious effect on me than I’m willing to admit to. I also wanted to focus on a project that I’m working on, and also get acquainted with my new job with minimal distractions. Thus, I decided to take a break off posting on social media for a few weeks…. as I thought maybe that would help.

However, when the news of Busola’s video broke on Friday 28th of June, I was informed by a friend that the news was all over social media. I decided that I was going to take a break from my break to make a post or two and voice my opinion about it after I have done my findings. The reason being that I have spent the past few years of my social media life speaking up against certain ills in the society, especially those directed at Nigerian women.
Same Friday, I had an orientation for my new job. I had to put my phone on flight mode and later switched it off for a huge part of the orientation period because we are not allowed phones on our work stations. After the orientation, I turned my phone on to get the most shocking voicemail of my life. It left a message saying something like “Hello Nkechi Bianze. Straight to the point: there is a rumour that broke out on social media this morning about the alleged rape of Busola Dakolo by Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo. We are offering you *a large amount of money* to go on your Facebook page and all social media outlets to defend Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo. Make posts in your usual fierce ways and defend him. And if you do, you shall be handsomely rewarded. You are an influencer; a powerful voice on Nigerian social media, and people read you seriously when you write. It is that influential power that we want to reward you for, but that is if you do as we instruct you. We shall furnish you with details of what you should write and how you should write them. Do all you can in whatever way you can to defend him because he is actually innocent. There are no proofs to the allegations.
But if you decline this offer, then remain silent. Because if you take to your Facebook to write anything that would further tarnish his image, we will hunt you down and make life so difficult for you. This is not a threat… it’s a statement of fact. Be mindful.

If you are accepting this offer, reply to this voice message and we will call you back. Otherwise, delete the message.

We are aware of how stubborn you can be; but now, you have to choose to either make money with your stubbornness or get into trouble with it. Don’t try to play smart here. You can’t win this if you make the wrong choice.

Remember, you have got two options; defend Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo or remain silent. We are watching you closely.”

I was shaking after listening to the voice message. I stood there deciding what to do. I was not going to accept the offer, so I wasn’t going to reply to the voice message. I saved the message on my phone. When I got home, I wanted to replay it so that I could save it elsewhere but I couldn’t retrieve the voice message.
1. I don’t know how this caller got my private number. I’m very reluctant in releasing my personal number. I change my personal number as soon as I notice too many people already have it.
2. I couldn’t immediately trace the number from the voice message like one can do with some other voice messages. The voicemail machine said it was delivered by an unknown number. The number must have been generated for this purpose.
3. I couldn’t reply because I didn’t want to give the impression that I was accepting the offer.
4. I saved the message and it mysteriously disappeared from my saved voicemail list. I just couldn’t retrieve it. It was like it was programmed to be automatically deleted after it gets played just once. I can’t even explain this.

First of all, I don’t understand why these agents of Biodun considered me a suitable influencer to defend their Pastor. That would have been a very contrasting message from my usual stance on such issues and the previous posts I have made about him. I have never been a fan of pastors who con people of their money and/or have indiscriminate sex with/and rape their church members, including some minors. I have spent the past few years on Facebook speaking out aggressively against them. So, why did they consider me a suitable influencer to do this dirty job? Do they think my friends and followers all have amnesia and fish brains and wouldn’t remember that I have consistently written against such men of god and also notice that my account has either been hacked or I have been paid to go against my actual or usual stance? I was shaken and infuriated. I mean; I know I’m broke, I’ve never been this broke in my life, but I can’t live with myself accepting money to defend a serial rapist, even though still alleged.

When I got back home that day, I wanted to take a break from my break and make a few posts about the alleged rape and the voicemail I received, but as I tried to log back in yesterday, I realized that I’ve been banned from using Facebook on my main personal account till the end of July. Later on, I could still log into my Facebook account. There were several notifications coming into my phone telling me that some people were trying to log into my Facebook account. If I hadn’t turned on two-factor authentication and ALL the security settings by Facebook, my account would have been completely hacked. Even the email address linked to my Facebook account was under attack too. I was logged out several times. I had to change my password and log out of all systems my Facebook and email have been logged into. I spent almost a whole day doing security checks on my Facebook, email and phone number. It was like I was on a real life war with hackers.

I was boiling inside because that was not the time for me to go silent. This is not the time for me not to be able to post. I have had temporary Facebook bans in the past. But I have always been given a reason. In this case, I still don’t know the reason for the temporary ban. I was initially told that I was banned till 28th, then it said 21st of July. There was nothing I could do, so painfully, I decided to be a spectator and wait till I finish serving my ban before I make my statement on that.

Why are they this desperate? Looks like these minions are ready to go any length to defend their daddy. I will have you all know that what these people did (and are probably still doing) was to offer money to many social media influencers. And the ones who refused to accept their offers were threatened to silence.
I have been reading how madam Kemi and a few other influencers are aggressively defending this Fatoyinbo. Lol… The only thing I want to ask them is “How much did he pay you for all these?”. Just to satisfy my curiosity, I’d want to know how much I’d have had in my bank account if I had accepted the deal. Who nor go nor know.

Before I carry on, I want to state that I STAND WITH BUSOLA DAKOLO.

I believe her story 100%. I do NOT need any other side of the story. I believe her and it is on that base I’m taking my stance. The little benefit of doubt Fatoyinbo would have had with me was erased when he and/or his supporters attempted to bribe me to defend him in the “Court of Social Media/Public Opinion”.

Don’t get this twisted: I love money. I get paid to write. But I would die of my conscience if I accept money to defend a rapist and child molester. I would not be able to live with myself if I do that. I would end up making a mockery of all my years of advocacy and standing up for women. I would destroy the credibility of the book I’m currently working on. History would have it down that I once supported and held a brief for a rapist. I might never be able to look my children in the face and tell them that rape is evil and criminal.

And if I keep silent…. these agents would think they have succeeded in threatening me to silence. They would think that I have cowardly declined their offer and remained silent in order not to incur their “wraths”. But I am Nkechi Bianze. I pride in my ability to stand tall and speak my truth, anywhere, any day, any time. That’s my trademark.

Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo and/or his supporters have bitten more than they can chew. Their cup is full. I hope the guilty faces the music. Because if we let this slide again, we are going to be boosting the morales of upcoming rapists and child molesters and others who are involved in sexual crimes. We need to show an example of how a powerful and famous rapist should be treated.

For those of you asking why Busola waited this long before speaking out, are you for real? Do you know the level of fear and trauma a rape victim goes through? She was a little girl for goodness sake! This is a young girl who was allegedly raped by a powerful pastor who she and her family probably revered. Are you all asking this question in a country with a rape culture yet with less that 35 rape convictions? A country where a victim is perpetually blamed for her rape? A country where rape victims are advised not to speak out because no man would want to marry a woman who has been raped? A country where some men have divorced their wives for being raped at gun point by armed robbers? A country where most people would do anything to defend their pastors? A country where a body like CAN would stand solidly behind any of their own who is accused of any crime like they are standing solidly behind Fatoyinbo? You actually expect a small girl to be able to say she was raped by such a popular pastor in such a country?

Busola is speaking up now because she is grown and strong enough to face the biles that the Nigerian society would throw at her.
She is speaking out now because she knows better and sees herself as being in a position to be the voice of many who are still silent about their similar ordeals.
She’s speaking out now because she has a responsible husband who is ready to back her up and fight for her.

Not many woman are in her position; you would be surprised how many would have spoken up if they had the courage to.

When you ask “Why is she speaking out now”, you are simply promoting the culture of silence. You are simply saying “since she didn’t speak up then, she should have remained silent forever.”

And for those of you asking for evidence and eyewitnesses, I want to ask… are you people alright at all? How many of you have got CCTV cameras in your house 24/7 or cameras that are sensitive to rapists and auto-turns on at the sight of a rapist about to rape? Or how many of you have seen rapists wait for eyewitnesses before they start raping their victims? Please what sort of evidence are you requesting for? Because, I really don’t understand you people.

Most rape cases are proven by circumstances and forensic evidences. There are only very few rape cases with video evidences and eyewitnesses. No rapist would rape under a camera or in the presence of an eyewitness who isn’t an accomplice.

Busola is the voice of many, but she isn’t the only victim. Why the support?
1. She is a soft spoken and calm woman who fits into the society’s definition of “decent”.
2. She is married.
3. She is married to one of the very successful Nigerian artists.

But what if it were a “street girl” with tattoos, or an unmarried woman who is loud, or a girl who has sex with many men? Would you have believed her? Would she have had as many supporters?

While I am glad that Busola is getting this much support, I also want to state that every victim is a victim who deserves the masses to join them in the fight for justice. They don’t have to be soft spoken, “decent”, submissive, married or married to famous people. They just have to be HUMANS for their voices and cries to matter.

Thank you Busola for speaking out. You aren’t only speaking out for yourself, you are speaking out for many who still aren’t courageous to speak out for themselves.

Let us as a society join hands to fight against rape and sexual crimes. We can do it.

And as for those agents who are going around bribing and bullying people to defend their Fatoyinbo, your days are numbered. You overstepped when you picked me. I’m not letting this slide. And I will NOT publish details of how I’m going to hit back; because that would mean giving you heads-up and furnishing you with information of how to defend yourselves from my little wrath.

– Nkechi Bianze

#FightAgainstRape
#JusticeForRapeVictims

Bernie Sanders defends campaign staff salaries after accusations of ‘poverty wages’

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Bernie Sanders defended his campaign’s treatment of staffers and said he was “very proud” to lead the first U.S. presidential campaign to have unionized workers — one day after The Washington Post reported the campaign’s field staff were complaining about receiving “poverty wages.”

“We have a historic contract agreement that provides unprecedented protections and benefits,” Sanders said in a statement Friday. “Through that framework, we are committed to addressing concerns in good faith through the bargaining process.”

The contract with staffers “not only provides pay of at least $15 an hour, it also provides, I think, the best health care benefits that any employer can provide for our field organizers,”  he told The Des Moines Register.

The presidential candidate — an independent U.S. senator from Vermont who is seeking the Democratic Party’s 2020 nomination — has been advocating for a $15-an-hour national minimum wage but his staffers have complained they make less than that because they work so many hours, according to The Post.

“Given our campaign’s commitment to fighting for a living wage of at least $15.00 an hour we believe it is only fair that the campaign would carry through this commitment to its own field team,” a letter to campaign manager Faiz Shakir read.

“Many field staffers are barely managing to survive financially,” the letter says, “which is severely impacting our team’s productivity and morale” It also says some staffers have already left the campaign for that reason

Sanders also expressed frustration that his staffers had aired their salary complaints to the media, according to The Register. “It is really not what labor negotiations are about, and it’s improper,” he said.

Intruder detained after jumping on wings of Nigeria plane prior to take off

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A man climbed onto the wing of an airplane preparing to take off from Nigeria‘s largest city Friday, sparking panic among passengers inside the aircraft, authorities said.

An Azman Air pilot spotted the man walking toward the moving aircraft at the Murtala Mohammed Airport in Lagos. As a precaution, the pilot slowed down and turned off the engines.

The intruder continued to wander around the plane before jumping on the wing and trying to get into the cabin, the airline said in a news release. The pilot reported the incident to the tower and the man was arrested.

A video of the incident taken from inside the plane shows the man climbing on the wing as passengers cry out in disbelief.C

The plane taxied back to the gate and passengers disembarked for a security check, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria said. The aircraft eventually departed for Port Harcourt, Nigeria.

The man was taken into custody by authorities. It was not clear how he was able to reach the plane or what his intention was.

Friday’s incident was only the latest Nigerian airport security breach. In 2017, passengers on a private jet in Lagos said thieves forced open the cargo door and stole luggage.

Wizkid Babymama domestic violence add a new twist

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Wizkid’s third baby mama, Jada Pollock has taken to social media to add a new twist to domestic allegation claims against the singer by alleging that her account was hacked.

While posting an apology, Jada Pollock, who also doubles as the “Ojuelegba” hitmaker’s manager disclosed that the statement did not emanate from her and is the work of hackers who compromised her account.

She wrote:

“My phone was hacked in the late hours of Monday evening and my Instagram account was compromised. I can guarantee that the statement written was not my hand. I can only apologise for and confusion this may have caused. I have now recovered my account.”,
See her post below;

Wizkid’s management has declined to comment on the issue.

Super Eagle Captain Mikel Obi announces retirement on international football

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After leading Nigeria to third place at African Cup of Nations in Egypt, Super Eagles captain Mikel John Obi has announced his retired from international football.

“At the age of 32 it’s time for me to retire from the National team and let the youth take over, who’ve done an amazing job securing a bronze medal at AFCON 2019,” Mikel said on Thursday.

Mikel, 32, took to his Instagram page to make the announcement.

Read post: “Egypt is a country where I’ve started and have finished my National career. In 2006 I played my first official championship for my Country. 2019 African Cup of Nations marks my last championship for National Team with Super Eagles.

“My national career started in 2003 under 17 World Cup and I’m grateful for the national team for placing me on the world arena and giving me an opportunity to show my skill and have an incredible National and International career.

“At the age of 32 it’s time for me to retire from the National team and let the youth take over, who’ve done an amazing job securing a bronze medal at AFCON 2019.

“Thank you to all my Nigerian supporters and to my Country for all the trust, support and love you’ve shown me over the past 15 years.

“Mikel am out!”

NFF president ,Amaju pinnick has been impeached as Vice President

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President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Mr Amaju Pinnick, has been impeached as 1st Vice-President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

His removal took place on Thursday at CAF Executive Committee meeting, after a well attended congress in Cairo Egypt.

It would be recalled that Pinnick was elevated to the position after the corruption case brought against former Ghana FA President and CAF 1st VP, Kwesi Nyantakyi.

CAF executive committee on Wednesday agreed to allow FIFA Secretary General take charge of the administration of CAF for a period of 6 Months.

The FIFA Secretary is expected to take over the running of CAF in spite objection by some Executive Committee members.

Samoura will be in charge for an initial six-month period due to begin on August 1, with her team responsible to carry out a “full forensic audit” of CAF, whose President Ahmad Ahmad is facing allegation of corruption.

Ahmad was arrested over corruption charges in Paris last month.

A twitter user Osasu Obayiuwana who is in Egypt tweeted a message saying that the it was unclear why Pinnick was removed.