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Thursday, December 1, 2016

EFCC Acting Chairman, Magu blames Recession on Corruption

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu has said that there is a nexus between corruption and economic recession.

Magu who was speaking on Thursday, December 1, when he visited the Naval Headquarters in Abuja on a courtesy call said the recession prevalent in Nigeria today was as a fall out of the corruptive tendencies of our leaders....

According to him, except Nigerians resolve collectively to abhor corruption in all forms, there will be no future for the youths. He also said that it is disturbing that federal, State and Local Government allocations are persistently being misappropriated.

"If 50 percent of the allocations at the three tiers of governments are judiciously put to use, we would not be where we are in terms of underdevelopment and infrastructural decay," he explained.

The EFCC Boss said that his visit to the Naval headquarters was in furtherance of the inter-agency collaboration between the EFCC and other government agencies. 

"EFCC alone cannot fight corruption; we need all hands to be on deck. We have come to appreciate you for the robust relationship that exists between the EFCC and the Nigerian Navy, and we want to leverage on that to stem corruption in Nigeria", Magu said.

He appealed to the Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas to help mobilize women in Uniform, especially in the Nigerian Navy, to come out on December 7,to be part of the flag off of the Women Against Corruption programme by the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari.

The Chief of Naval Staff, in his response agreed with the EFCC Chairman when he said "corruption fuels insecurity and responsible for lack of development. We just cannot afford to continue like that".

He however advised the EFCC chairman that more attention should also be paid to corruption in the private sector. He also said that after the flag off of the Women Against Corruption programme, "efforts should be made to look seriously in the direction of the children as there is the need to catch them young"
"In whatever you are doing, be rest assured that we would be there to support you in kill corruption in Nigeria; because like the President said, if we don’t kill corruption, corruption will kill us."
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Femi Fani-Kayode's Wife Shares a Selfie as they head out together

Femi Fani-Kayode's wife, Precious, shared the photo above via social media this evening and captioned it; 'Off with my Yin Yang #solomovements #blessedbeyondmeasures"
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Avoid premarital sex. I married my wife as virgin and she has remain faithful- Governor Ayade

Cross River State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade on Thursday advised youths to stop engaging in sex before marriage as it is the best way to avoid contracting HIV/AIDS virus.
The governor, who stated this in Calabar during the 2016 World Aids Day, said the best virtue any girl or woman would give to her husband is to get married as a virgin, a core value Africans are known for.

The governor described his wife, Dr. Linda Ayade, as one of such rare  women who lived a virtuous lifestyle before she got married to him as a virgin.

"I am emphasizing on  this core value because I married my wife as a virgin and she has remain faithful. So I charge all women to remain faithful to their spouses.Condom is not a guarantee to safe sexual life. It can fail one. There is no alternative to abstinence in sex life."

Ayade appealed to youths to see the dreaded HIV/ AIDS as real because it has destroyed many families, rendered many children orphans, many men and women widows and widowers respectively.

He noted that although poverty and some social pressure may have pushed many young girls into early exposure, there is need to teach our upcoming youths the true values of Africa which frowns at immorality which is now the order of the day.

The governor also advised Nigerians to be cautious of anything that can make them come in close contact with unsterilized kits used for barbing and hairdressing.

Source: Nigerian Tribune
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Federal Road Safety Official Accused of Assaulting Female Motorist in Lagos

Twitter user, @opichizzie, has accused the FRSC official pictured above, of assaulting her while she was driving along Airport road, Lagos. According to her, the official thought she did not have a valid drivers license and attacked her even before asking for it. Read more of her tweets below:

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Comedian Klint Da Drunk & Wife Lilien Celebrate their Daughter's 1st Birthday

Comedian Klint Da Drunk and his wife, Lilien are celebrating their daughter, Adaora's 1st birthday today. Beautiful new family photos were shared via their respective Instagram accounts. Happy Birthday to the little girl.

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More than 20 Suspects Arrested as Police Uncovers Diesel Adulterating Factories in Lagos

Police in Lagos state have uncovered diesel adulterating factories underneath the Oregun Link Bridge, Ikeja, Lagos. Surface tanks, tankers, buses, drums were found at the scene and over 20 suspects have been arrested so far. Lagos Commissioner of Police. Fatai Owoseni has ordered an investigation and deployed officers to man the area.

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Kanye West Step Brother finally Speaks, He Said The Rapper is 'Mentally Exhausted & Probably feeling Depressed'

Hal Carmichael, whose mother Cheryl was married to Kanye’s father, has spoken out about over Kanye’s hospitalisation. Although Hal has not seen Kanye since 2014, their families reportedly remain close and he even attended his wedding to Kim in Italy.

Hal, who lives in San Antonio, Texas, spoke exclusively to The Sun UK...

According to him;
“No one thought Paris would happen in a million years and now he’s seen it happen to Kim, it’s traumatising. Ye is tired, he’s hurt, he feels betrayed and he’s probably feeling depressed. “It’s like who can he trust? You can’t trust anyone, even the people you’ve been paying to protect you. They haven’t been doing their jobs correctly. I think Kanye got to a point when he was fearing for his life and for his family’s safety because of what went down in Paris – I think it took a toll on him. He ends up walking about worrying and thinking, who’s going to do what to me?”
Hal reveals that the family were surprised when they found out that Kanye was rushed to hospital on November 21.
“It was so shocking when I found out he was in hospital but I knew in my stomach why – he’s mentally exhausted because he works so hard. Since he started out in the business he has never taken a break, or stopped working. He’s lost it right now because he’s only human.”
On allegations that Kanye was put on “suicide watch”, Hal who doesn’t think that is true, said:
“I don’t think he would have got to the point where he tried to kill himself. He’s exhausted from working over and over and over and he’s burning out. He’s not mentally aware right now. But he’s a strong man. His dad is still here, he has his wife and two kids to think about. Kanye would never do anything to himself that might affect the people he loves.”
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This Teacher Was Nabbed for Breakig the Jaw and Removing two Teeth of 7yr old pupil

A man who looks more like a thug than a teacher has been arrested after he allegedly battered a 7 year old boy. Read the report from below...
According to reports, 25-year-old Timothy Randall Korr, was teaching the 7 year old boy – when he became “disruptive”. Timothy began physically restraining the young man, and took him to the principal’s office.
One administrator recalled what happened when the boy arrived at the office.

“The teacher told me that he put him over his shoulder, and when he put him down he was bleeding,” Jackson recalled. “That’s it. How can you tell somebody like that? He said he made a mistake. He said, ‘I made a mistake. It was a mistake.’ That’s what he said.”

The poor boy had his jaw broken and that two of his adult teeth were knocked out.

Police examined school security footage, and child abuse detectives obtained an arrest warrant for Timothy. He's been charged with multiple counts of felony child abuse.
Timothy works as a teacher under contract with the Baltimore Curriculum Project charter operation
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