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Tuesday, September 10, 2019

September 10, 2019



The Senior Pastor, Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, COZA, Biodun Fatoyinbo, has responded to court summon filed by photographer, Busola Dakolo, over rape allegations.
The court on Monday had summoned Fatoyinbo and Mrs. Dakolo to appear before it within 14 days.

She told the High Court that the rape had adversely affected her marital sex life and demanded a letter of apology from Fatoyinbo to show remorse.
Mrs. Dakolo, in a suit filed on her behalf by her lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi and Co of Law corridor, demanded that Pastor Fatoyinbo should tender an apology on two national newspapers and national television station for seven days consecutively and pay N10m for the total cost of demands in relation to the suit.
Responding to summon by the Abuja High Court and Busola’s insistence that he defiled her, Fatoyinbo said he had not received any court document.
He urged Busola Dakolo to stop lying over the alleged rape allegation against him.
On his Instagram page, Fatoyinbo wrote: “We have heard the latest report. We have not received any court document and if we do, we would respond accordingly because we have utmost respect for the law
“I normally would not respond to news. But will do so ONLY THIS TIME. Allow me to respond in Pidgin English. “ stop lying up an dan"

Monday, September 9, 2019

Sunday, September 8, 2019

September 08, 2019

SIR NEWTON'S REBIRTH TRAIN ROUTES NANS ZONE-D PRE-CONVENTION



The "studentocracy" movement of Comrade Olaseinde Adeyinka Williams, SIR NEWTON,  hit the pre-convention of Zone-D (South West) arm of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), yesterday, 6th of September.

The gathering of gallant Comrades and Senators (Students' Union Presidents) from across the geo-political zone, was hosted by Osun State College of Education, Ilesha, Osun state.

Sir Newton's presence sparked the Rebirth agenda, as stakeholders from different levels were met for progressive discussions.
The NANS Rebirth mission aims to foster "Studentocracy" - a government of the students for the students and by the students.
In his words "For many years now, NANS Leadership has been handled by Post graduate scholars, there exist a huge huge gap in the connection that is meant to be enjoyed by undergraduates and lower level pupils, the Rebirth movement wants to bring that back to life. It is time for revolution!"

Comrade Olaseinde Adeyinka Williams (SIR NEWTON) is a 500level student of Applied Geology, Federal University of Technology, Akure, and the erstwhile President of the Students' Union of same school.

Join the NANS Rebirth Movement ✊🏽

- Rebirth Media Team

Wednesday, September 4, 2019

September 04, 2019

XENOPHOBIC ATTACKS, THE RESULT OF WRONG IMPRESSIONS: A CALL FOR SWIFT RESOLUTIONS, WAYC (ECOWAS)

PRESS RELEASE


WEST AFRICA (ECOWAS) YOUTH COUNCIL

There is an urgent need to place the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa against foreign nationals as a needless evil perpetrated by some South Africans to grow hatred among the African communities. The sad event has evolved from a wrong impression that other Africans enjoy an undue dividends. This opens up the lack of opportunities for this section of South Africans which they have wrongly blamed on the so-called foreigners.

In 2008, we were taken aback by the outbreak of xenophobia which has led to the continuous looting, theft and violence against shopkeepers and non-nationals in South Africa. This tragic event has placed the South African government on the wrong side of history for the lack of a disciplined and principled leadership in solving xenophobia. Their after-the-fact responses have consistently lacked the sustained seriousness that is needed.

This event has led to the brutalisation of Fellow Africans from Mozambique, Malawi, Somalia, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Zimbabwe and other countries. These Africans have been forced to leave their homes and businesses  as they run in fear of losing their lives. The gratuitous and barbaric nature of these attacks serves to underline real social cohesion arising from growing poverty, unemployment and sense of despair in South Africa.

It is therefore worthy of note that South Africa must return to the path of honour by strengthening their democracy, rule of law and judicial system. The reign of violence, lawlessness and anarchy in the country must be ended and this can only be done when all stakeholders are ready to work hand-in-hand.

Firstly, the government of South Africa must help in closing the gap of social injustice and political grievances coming from a section of its citizens who are disaffected.  We must not look away from the need for an urgent action and there is a need to know the root causes of this situation. Our governments must demonstrate true understanding of the situation and must be ready to listen to our people.

More importantly, South Africans must be reminded of the sacrifices made by other Africans in the neighbouring countries and beyond in support of the freedom they enjoy today. They should understand that other Africans come to South Africa to work and to flee conditions of real poverty, conflict and dictatorship beyond their control. This requires all of us in Africa to improve the conditions of our people together.

 The Xenophobic attack is the result of an accumulated frustration exploding beyond control. Africans are tired of living in penury while others live in great luxury. Africans from other countries should not be the victims of the anger and violence from South Africans. As the leadership of West Africa (ECOWAS) Youth Council (EYC), we have always campaigned for the improvement in the general welfare of the average Africans and the  reasonable reduction in the gap between the poor and the rich. Over the years, we have held summit to emphasize on the need for peaceful coexistence among Africans and other citizens of the world.

On this note, we urge the South African government under the leadership of Cyril Ramaphosa to bring a total halt to this unfortunate event. The South African Development Commission (SADC) should help ensure the total freedom of Africans, either nationals or non-nationals, to make and take the economic opportunities that arise from regional integration and international trade. In line with its goal to achieve collective economic self-sufficiency, the SADC should ensure the South African government guarantees the safety of lives and properties of all foreign nationals in the country.

As the force uniting all African states, the Africa Union (AU) should diplomatically resolve issues between the two countries in a bid to put an end to the killings of innocent Africans in South Africa and any other countries. The EYC will work with other bodies to do all that is needed to prevent a further escalation of these horrific attacks, while we seek a long-term interventions to prevent similar occurrence in any part of Africa and the world at large. We extend our sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of all the victims of this unnecessary attacks. We promise to move at a great speed to ensure that justice is served and peace is returned as soon as possible.

Amb. Emmanuel S. William
President/Chairperson
September 4, 2019
September 04, 2019

NIGERIAN DJ, DJ JAMMY TO PLAY AT GRAMMY AND COACHELLA AWARDS.



One of the Nigerian  DJ's has said he will be willing to mix the vibe at the most famous entertainment show in the  world , COACHELLA ,

DJ JAMMY, stated this while feeding questions from a presenter during an entertainment program section  'THE COME UP' on 'DTRUST TV'.

According to him, the dream of Evey entertainer is to perform   amongst famous people's in the world.

His word,"performing at the COACHELLA is my dream and In years to come i will be nominated to represent my country".

The young talented who is also a fast rising star is not only known in Nigeria but also in forgine countries.

DJ JAMMY is the official DJ for  HOUSE OF TWICH, one of the biggest entertainment and peagentry firm in Nigeria and abroad.

House of Twich is the organizers of the following  top peagentry shows like , Mr Ideal Nigeria,Mr Africa,Miss Ideal Nigeria, Mr University Africa and Mr University Nigeria respectfully.

DJ JAMMY Master hands as a disk jockey has earned him lots of recommendations which allows him to perform at the Mr AFRICA 2017 which has about 38 countries in  attendance and was reapted in 2018.

According to DJ JAMMY, during the show ,'THE COME UP' on 'DTRUST TV' said he will be playing at Miss  Ideal Nigeria and Mr University African staled for August at lekki Nigeria .

Asides of being an event DJ, he is also a radio  DJ at NOBEL F.M 107.1 as well as a club DJ.

September 04, 2019

Amalgamation and Formation of a Unified Yoruba Youth Movement, Full Press Statement



YORUBA COUNCIL OF YOUTHS WORLDWIDE (YCYW)

BEING THE NATIONAL ADDRESS OF THE LEADERSHIP OF, YORUBA COUNCIL OF YOUTHS WORLDWIDE [YCYW] LED BY THE NATIONAL PRESIDENT HON., OJO BRIGHT I, ON THE SYNERGY, AMALGAMATION AND FORMATION OF A UNIFIED YORUBA YOUTH MOVEMENT. DITTO, THE DISSOLUTION OF [YCYW] AND ALL YORUBA YOUTH GROUPS AND MOVEMENT INTO ONE FORMIDABLE NATIONAL AND CENTRAL BODY DULY REGISTERED; YORUBA AFENIFERE YOUTH ORGANISATION OF NIGERIA [YAYON], AT THE NATIONAL SECRETARIAT, ON 31st, AUGUST 2019.

Following the historical antecedents of the Yoruba race and the quest for a prosperous nation by fore most Yoruba leaders, the clarion call for unification in-order to advance the ideals of the Yoruba race is rested on this generation again.
It is no gain saying that Yoruba race has had prominent sons and daughters whom had in time past upheld the tenets, principles, ethics and ethos for a better Yoruba nation. In purview of this, one is challenged by the eternal actions of our fore-fathers inclusive the dynamic roles of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo, among other "PAN- yorubanists". The heritage of liberation passed down by our ancestors once again is driving us to the fore front to pursue vehemently to a logical conclusion the interest and development of the Yoruba nation.
Hence, the "iwa omoluabi" has been resuscitated, leading to a clarion call to the Afenifere development, particularly its youth wing via the amalgamation and conglomeration of all Yoruba youth groups into a one indivisible entity.

Yoruba Council of Youth World wide [YCYW] having accessed  and had robust engagement with all it's structures and members have given its consent to the yearnings and appeal of all well meaning Yoruba leaders and youths and our international and local constituents have ascended to demands to achieve a central leadership for the Yoruba youths. Today, August 31st 2019 in its quarterly meeting hereby pronounce the dissolution of YCYW into the Yoruba Afenifere Youth Organisation of Nigeria. Which comprises of the defunct YYC and many other Yoruba youth group. This merger is sequel to the clarion call of Yoruba monarchs, political, social and economic leaders for a centralised and formidable youth organisation, consequent upon the afore mentioned, all members of defunct YCYW are hence and now direct members of YAYON. YAYON henceforth becomes the supreme, apex and mother body of Yoruba youths both in Nigeria and diaspora.
 The Leadership of YCYW wishes to appreciate all its members within and outside Nigeria for its steadfastness through the period of its leadership tussle. Their reposed confidence on the HON. Bright led administration saw to the end of the imposter who had relegated the sanctity of YCYW.
YCYW also wishes to appreciate all defunct Yoruba youth groups that has collapsed its structure into YAYON. Equally calling on any other youth group yet to collapse its structure to key into this development.
Furthermore, we are indebted to Members of our Board of Trustees (BOTs) for equally standing with us and keying into this development for the sacred interest and development of the Yoruba race. We believe that this collective Union of a Central Body is what is needed now, more than ever to address all of the lingering Issue facing the Yoruba nation. Henceforth, Yoruba Council of Youths (YCYW) seizes to exist as a body.
In conclusion; our members and all leadership structure within YCYW will be duely carried along in this restructuring. In the forthcoming press conference of YAYON proposed to be held in lagos, the media will be duely informed and all other issues pertaining to composition, constitution, and leadership will be unveiled, thank you and God bless.
LONG LIVE YAYON,
LONG LIVE YORUBA RACE
LONG LIVE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
SIGNED:

HON. OJO BRIGHT I.
NATIONAL PRESIDENT, defunct YCYW

COMR. OLUWASHINA ANTHONY JAIYEOLA
NATIONAL SECRETARY defunct YCYW

ARAKUNRIN ADELAKUN OLUWASEYI
NATIONAL PUBLICITY SECRETARY defunct YCYW

COMR. TOMIWA A. A
NATIONAL ORGANISING SECRETARY

Ogbeni AHMED OLUWAFEMI
CHAIRMAN ZONAL/STATE COORDINATORS

ILESANMI SUCCESS
NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF STUDENTS AFFAIRS defunct YCYW

AYO SHEDRACK
NATIONAL LEGAL SECRETARY defunct YCYW

Monday, September 2, 2019

September 02, 2019

BREAKING: BENUE STATE UNIVERSITY SHUTDOWN OVER CGPA




The Benue State University, Makurdi, has been shut down indefinitely,SMART360 learnt.

The management of the institution, while announcing the closure on Monday, in a statement signed by its Registrar, Dr. Mrs. Mfaga Modom, said the decision was based on the students closure of entry gates of the university by the students on Monday morning.

“Following the closure of all the university entry gates by students on Monday, 2nd September, 2019 despite all entreaties by the University Management, the Vice-Chancellor/Chairman of Senate on behalf of the Senate of the Benue State University, Makurdi has approved the closure of the University with immediate effect”, the statement said.

Though the cause of the students’ action was not known , but the management said its swift decision to shut down the university, was “to avoid further breakdown of law and order in and around the University campus”.

The statement also directed all students to “vacate the campus latest 4.00 p.m. today, Monday, 2nd September, 2019”.

However, it was learnt that the closure of the entry gate by the students was as a result of the low Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) system introduced by the management.
September 02, 2019

UPDATE: FIRST BANK BREAKS SILENCE OVER DEATH OF STAFF, IBRAHIM ADETUTU



Family and friends are calling on the Ondo State government and Nigerian Police to investigate and prosecute the killers of First Bank staff, Ibrahim Nofisat Adetutu.

Adetutu,29 year-old who was allegedly killed by suspected assassins in Akure last Wednesday was a graduate of Mass Communication, Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko. 

SMART360 gathered that Adetutu who works with First Bank of Nigeria at the Oja Oba Branch in Akure where she handles the issuance of POS earlier had misunderstanding with customers over registration of POS. 
 Adetutu received several threats after the misunderstanding which she orally reported at the police station. 

However, after several public outcry, First Bank of Nigeria has finally replied.

The bank sympathized with the family of the deceased 



September 02, 2019

FAMILY DEMANDS JUSTICE FOR MURDERED ONDO BANKER



The family of a banker, Adetutu Ibrahim, who was killed by gunmen last week, has called on the Ondo State Police Command to thoroughly investigate her murder and bring the perpetrators to justice.
The 29-year-old Adetutu, who was a worker at the Oja Oba branch of First Bank of Nigeria Limited in Akure, was shot dead by two men suspected to be hired assassins at her Point of Sales service shop located in the Oke Ogba area of Akure last Wednesday.
A member of the deceased’s family, Mrs Aminat Ibrahim, insisted that she was killed by assassins and not armed robbers as earlier reported in the media.
She said the late banker had an issue with a popular businesswoman in Akure over PoS allocation, adding that the businesswoman had been issuing death threats to the deceased days before she was killed.
Aminat stated, “All we want is justice and we don’t want the police to sweep the matter under the carpet. Adetutu told us that the businesswoman had promised to deal with her over PoS allocation. She reported the matter to her bosses in the office, but they did not take any action to protect her.
“Her immediate boss even told her to go and beg the woman in her shop, because she was the bank’s customer, which Adetutu did, but right inside the shop, the woman beat Adetutu up and called her all sorts of names. In spite of that she still insisted on dealing with her. On the day we had planned to go and beg the woman again, some boys went to Adetutu’s shop and shot her dead.
“We want the government to investigate this matter properly; the perpetrators must not escape justice. We are begging the government to assist us. Justice must be served.”
It was gathered that the police had arrested the bank manager, who was the deceased’s boss, and the businesswoman accused of threatening Adetutu.
The Ondo State Police Command confirmed that it had arrested three persons in connection with the incident.
Speaking on the development, the spokesperson for the command, Mr Femi Joseph, who refused to disclose the identities of the suspects, said investigation had commenced into the matter.
“We have three people in our custody and they are helping us in our investigation; we will surely arrest the perpetrators,” Joseph said.
A source told our correspondent that the deceased had earlier reported the businesswoman at the police station following the alleged threat on her life.
He stated, “It was reported at the station that the bank manager, who was a boss to the deceased, was aware of the disagreement between Adetutu and the businesswoman over the allocation of PoS terminals, because the deceased was the officer in charge of the PoS in the bank.
“It was also reported that the manager was aware of the threat to her life prior the killing of Adetutu and failed to take action on it. But the police have started investigation into the matter.”
It was also learnt that the remains of the deceased had since been buried according to Islamic rites.

September 02, 2019

NANS ONDO AXIS To Train 5000 Students On Skills Acquisition Across Ondo State




A reinvigoration described as a new development have been bestowed to the Nigerian Students.


Chairman NANS JCC Ondo Axis, Comrade Akinteye Babatunde Afeez, have been granted the permission to empower Students  with free vocational skiils across nine (9) institutions in Ondo state.

In a letter addressed by the Artisans Headquarter, to the Chairman, comrade Akinteye Babatunde Azeez, it states that the association have been given a grant to freely train 5000 Students in Ondo state, StechiteGist reported.

In a recent discussion with the chairman, he revealed that the effect will commence  on September starting from the Federal University of Technology, (FUTA) Students.

It is indeed a significant development amidst the Nigerian Students.

Students will be empowered with vocational skills, which will make them stand out and reduce the burden of financial capacity.

The Letter Reads;
On behalf of Artisans headquarter, I am Pleased to inform you that we have gone through your proposed free skill acquisition training of 5000 Students across nine (9) institutions in Ondo state.


We feel that your proposal fits best with our aims and objectives and is fulfilling our expectations. We believe that this proposal can help us to achieve one of our programs specially designed for the students in higher institutions called SCHOOL AND LEARN hence we wish to accept your proposal.


The project will commence in SEPTEMBER 2019 and get completed and it will be done in phases. Kindly pick a school to start with and meet between 5 Excos of NANS JCC and 5 members of the school Union government (SUG) and Artisans headquarter in other to structure the program. Thanks you for engaging with us.





Saturday, August 31, 2019

August 31, 2019

(Music) ALUTA GYRATION: Comrade Tugbiyele Folajomi Fijay, Volume 3 🎶


Comr. Tugbiyele Folajomi Alex aka Fijay whom is the Vice Chairman National Association of Nigeria Students Ondo Axis 2017-2019 regime,  is out again to give us Volume 3 version of his ALUTA GYRATION.

The following great students association were mentioned on the gyration "National Association of Nigeria students, National association of polytechnic students, National Association of University students, National Association of Ondo state students and among others"

Enjoy every sound, beat of the gyration and let the spirit of aluta be in you.

Aluta Continua
Victoria Ascerta

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LINK TO VOLUME 1 

LINK TO VOLUME 2

Monday, August 26, 2019

August 26, 2019

AAUA: UNION AT LOGGERHEADS WITH MANAGEMENT OVER LOW-FUNDING


Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko (AAUA) students’ union president, Comrade Samuel Adesomoju, has alleged that the school management is starving his administration of funds and other benefits for kicking against the upward review of tuition fees.

Adesomoju said out of N4.5 million due to the union, only 1,047,000 has so far been disbursed. He said: “My administration has not enjoyed anything because of the way we tackled the management (over increase in tuition). We were denied a lot of things.

“Our administration has been on board for over eight months without leadership training because it was cancelled by the school management.

“Since the inception of this administration, only N1,047,000 of N4.5milion due to us has been disbursed; all because of our involvement in the protest against the hike in tuition.”
Ademosoju flayed the students’ impatience over the protest, which according to him, could have cost him and others involved their studentship.

He explained that had the students been resolute like their counterparts in Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH), whose fees were equally jerked up, government’s decision would not have stood.

He said:” We had low turnout of AAUA students during the school fees protest compared to the turn out of the students of Ondo State University of Science and Technology


“Besides, if AAUA students had been more supportive and cooperative, there was a higher probability that the (Ondo State) Governor (Rotimi Akeredolu), would have back pedaled on the raise in tuition.

“We were clamouring for reduction in school fees when most of the students had already abandoned the struggle and were now desperate to resume. It took the grace of God for us not to have forfeited our studentship.”

Ademosoju also bemoaned the manner the students made fun of his appearance and utterances in a short video after the meeting between the students leaders and Governor Akeredolu ended in deadlock.

“Instead of them to condemn the government, they were busy making jest of me. We were teargassed and I fell in the heat of the commotion where everyone was trying to avoid inhaling the gas.
“After I got up I had to remove my shirt to cover my nose. President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Comrade Danielson Akpan, recorded the video outside the Government House.”

He said the whole encounter had taught him lessons, adding that what he went through was never envisaged. “Students unionism is not what myself and my executives imagined it to be. With the school fees saga we realised the kind of nature students of AAUA possess.

“You fight for them but should you die alone, no one cares. As a leader one needs to employ diplomacy in dealing with the students and also agitating for them. In all, we learnt our lessons,” he said.

DEAN OF STUDENTS REACT
Reacting, Dean of student affairs, Olusegun Owelewa, denied ever underfunding the union for any reason. He said funds so far disbursed were according to available school fees paid by students.
He said: “That’s what they (SU)should get by the available school fees paid. They were the one who underfunded themselves. The amount they charge as union due is low. It is the lowest in the whole of Nigeria.

“EKSU (Ekiti State University), pays N1,500 per student, In (University of) Benin it’s N2,500 per student, but AAUA pays N300 naira. So, when they pay the lowest they can’t expect much.
“That’s what was due to the union as at the time it was released. They’ll multiply N300 by the number of students that have paid their school fees. So, it has not been underfunded in any way, it is undersubscribed and SU are not being punished. “

Concerning cancelled training for union leaders, Owelewa added: “I would not expect him to say this because he knows what happened. After we had made necessary preparations, they said they were not ready for the leadership training.

“It was the time they were doing aluta on school fees. We also prepared a kind of guided tour to Abeokuta and I showed it to him and his executive but they said they were not ready. When they now knew they had lost an opportunity they are now turning back to ask for it.

“The university has a way of doing things; they cannot be deciding for the university. The university is not prepared for it. A new executive will soon come on board so they’ve wasted their time.”

 Compiled by: Feranmi Okuku
August 26, 2019

List Of 23 Nigerians To Be Executed In Saudi Arabia


Trending in Nigeria is the list of 23 Nigerians said to be on death row in Saudi Arabia over drug-related offences.
They were arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah, and Prince Muhammad Bin Abdu-Aziz International Airport, Madinah.
The list was first published in April after the execution of Nigerian widow, Kudirat Afolabi, who had brought into Saudi Arabia, a prohibited drug.
The list, comprising mainly Yoruba and some few Hausa/Fulani people, all Muslims, was exhumed on Sunday by some Twitterati to show that crime is not limited to a particular ethnic group in Nigeria.

See List Below:

Friday, August 23, 2019

August 23, 2019

CHTA RAPE CASE: Why I was arrested, Boyfriend of 17 Years Old Raped Girl


Smart360media Correspondent attached to the institution had reported that the boyfriend of 17 years old raped girl of College of Health Technology Akure name withheld was reported to have been arrested last Wednesday by the officials of Federal Special Anti Robbery Squad.

The arrest which lasted for about four hours was full of questioning and investigations.

The boyfriend of the raped girl narrate his ordeal as regards the arrest.

"For my arrest I was asked to narrate what really happened on the night that the lady was gang raped by three guys. Also there was an attempt to rob me that same night" He said.

Investigation are still on going as the case will be in court soonest.

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