Demolition of Akachi and the rate Fake News spreads like fire with the aid of social media.

While at work yesterday I received a WhatsApp text from a friend showing pictures of the famous and controversial Akachi statue in Imo state being pulled down with a bulldozer.

I opened my Facebook and saw similar stories and videos, some claiming the current government of imo state are the ones pulling it down, another claiming the real owners of the land are claiming back their land forcefully taken by the Ex Governor.

Then there was another claim that people of imo state are claiming that the statue is a diabolical shrine or symbol used by the ex governor to hold the state down. This claim was funny and I easily dismissed it until I saw a full post about it validating such nonsense.

Claim 1: How can you Governor Ikedioha be in office while miscreants takes laws into their hands. It puts you as a weak Governor and not in charge of the state. The Governor should be mindful of his cronies trying very hard to impress him. This was how Rochas lost it, to many praise singers no critics. If the government didn’t send those that demolished the state property, you must arrest those who did this immediately.

Claim 2: Land use act states that all lands belong to the government. One can only be duly compensated if your land is taken for state use.

No court can give such judgement allocating state land to individuals against the state.

Claim 3: it is very stupid to think that Akachi is a shrine. This thoughts my have emanated from some of my usual stupid Christian religions friends who sees everything as diabolic except that of their own Neo Colonialism, inferiority complex and mental slavery.

These same people are ready to spend money to travel to sites that has got similar structures all over the world to take pictures and admire such structures.

Christ of the Ozarks

As a former fine arts student, I totally understand the whole concept of beautification using arts.

Cristo del Otero

I am not a fan of Rochas on some of his policies and can sound a bit biased in favour of artists benefiting from his regime.

Leave the statue alone, it’s not the statue that is making you not to prosper as an individual neither will it stop the current government from hitting the ground running.

By Samuel Nwaiwu.

Slim Thug

Because The Media Won’t Show Or Tell You This Story👇🏾

“Rapper “Slim Thug” founded “Boss Life Construction” they venture into different cities and restore abandoned homes with no value and turn them into nice homes with value.

These brand new homes are given to people with low income and single parents even homeless people for free. This investment improves the community image and brings value back to the hood.

Slim Thug invest hundreds of thousands of his own money/profits into the hood for these families. Lets make sure we give Slim Thug some love for this while he is living and not wait to embrace this awesome deed when he dies like we did Nipsey Hussle” (Source Online)

When They Tell You ‘Black on Black Crime’ Show Them This 👇🏾.

By Uba Acho.

Gunmen kill Army Garrison Commander.

Garrison Commander, 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army in Shadawanka Barracks, Bauchi, Col. Mohammed Barack by suspected gunmen.

The incident which took place on Bauchi – Jos Road was said to have taken place on Sunday while the deceased was riding a Power Bike from Kaduna.

A source said, “The Garrison Commander of 33 Artillery Brigade of Nigerian Army (Shadawanka Barracks) Bauchi, Col. Mohammed Barack, has been shot dead. He was shot on Sunday along Jos Road, while on Power Bike and was coming back from Kaduna; he is from Kano State.”

Buhari didn’t need NJC to appoint me – Justice Tanko Muhammad

The acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari does not need the permission of the National Judicial Council to appoint him as the acting CJN.

Muhammad made the claim in response to a query given to him by the NJC, the body constitutionally empowered to recommend the appointment of chief justices and heads of courts.

School collapse: Where was God?

Children are Trapped In a Lagos Island School Building which Collapsed this morning with children inside. We hope they all come out safe and sound. Unfortunately someone could protect them probably due to the there sins or the sins of their parents.

Someone need to be held accountable for putting this children’s life at risk.

BREXIT: Confused parliament, confused electorate.

What do we really want from Brexit? Everyday headline keep popping up…..

Headline: MPs rejected Theresa May’s deal again last night

Headline: Commons vote on leaving EU without deal

Headline: How tariffs would work in the event of no deal

Theresa May’s deal again last night

• Tonight: Commons vote on leaving EU without

Breaking: Disgraced Cardinal George Pell

Disgraced Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years in jail after sexually abusing two choir boys.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6801755/Cardinal-George-Pell-sentenced-abusing-two-choirboys-1996.html?ito=social-twitter_DailyMailAU

Video: When Emekuku Elders bless you.

PDP Governorship candidate, visited Emekuku community during the election campaign.

He was blessed by the elders and reminded never to forget his promises to the people.

HOW SAD FOR THE YORUBA NATION

Did the Igbos put guns on anybody’s head before buying up Alaba, Ajegunle, isolo and Oshodi in Lagos?

Did they use juju before the Ibadan surrendered Iwo Road to them?

And what were we looking at before the Igbos took over Isida and Adeti in Ilesa ?

Where were the YORUBAS when the Igbos thrived and built 90% of the Hotels in Abuja. Was there a law that excluded the YORUBAS from selling building materials? Dei Dei building materials market in Abuja is 90 % Igbo owned.

So the more we point one finger at the Igbos, the more we have the other four fingers pointing at our laziness and lack of initiative as a society.

The YORUBAS should have been better with all our education, but we may be worse than the Fulanis who just roam around the bush.

Why? Because we lack the entrepreneurship spirit. We just want salaries from doing 8am to 5pm job. We proceed in foolishness and we persist in hoping to reap plenty without sowing hard. The Igbos are different, hence we are now jealous and envious.

We love wasteful parties and Aso Ebi. Just a little business without even making any profit yet, we usually call musicians to spray money like coffetti .

Where are all the Board Members of Ebenezer Obey today? Where is lawyer Omoyinmi and Lanre Badmus? Where is Oroki Social Club of Osogbo? Where is Felates of Ilesa and the likes whose trade mark was to bring Sunny Ade to Ilesa every Xmas, to waste all income gathered for the year?

The Yoruba society wasted their leading lights on excessive consumption and wasteful attitudes. We wasted our capital on frivolous social gatherings.

We took religion to ridicoulous levels, such that the wealthiest pastors and churches are now Yorubas. But all the wealth extracted by the churches from the Yoruba nation is also merely flaunted to show whose God is the most miraculous.

So we have become paupers and destitutes, as the Yoruba nation cannot now pay salaries. Pensions are owed for years.

Tell me, is Osun State filled with human beings or goats to have tolerated Aregbesola, when they rejected Akande. Say it loud, is the Constituted Authority of Ibadan sane to just bring about 21 Obas from nowhere to receive salaries, where there is no money to reopen Ladoja Akintola University?

Are the Ondos so wise to have allowed Mimiko to devastate their terrain as to be now saddled with 12 months salary arrears? What of Ekiti with rabble rousing Fayose and the intellectually arrogant Fayemi?

But the Igbos are hard workers. Let us not continue to deceive ourselves. 20 of their young boys can live in the shop from where they sell goods. There is no place too dirty or remote for them to hibernate and incubate their ideas. Give them 5 years, you will see them buy and take over all shops and lands.

True, some of them are criminals, but majority of the Igbo youths build and build physical structures always, while the YORUBAS are content with looking for salaried jobs, so that they can have siesta in the afternoons and then attend parties on Saturdays. Then spend Sundays in church wishing and praying for divine miracles.

How foolish! As the Igbo youths are meeting and strategizing on Sundays, so that they can gather money and buy the houses and lands owned by our Yoruba fathers, the Yorubas youths are busy in churches on Sundays praying for miracles.

Whether we like it or not, Obokungbusi Town Hall will soon be on concessional PPP sale. The Igbos will buy it. The proceeds will be used to pay backlog of salaries owed to impoverished Ijeshas. It will come willy nilly.

It will happen even in a declared Oduduwa Republic. Afterall, the Chinese, the Lebanese and the South Africans are buying us out with reckless abandon. See how ShopRite is buying up everywhere. I heard that they bought Owena Motel estate in Akure. How come we did not sell it to the Igbos?

We shall continue to grumble and hate the Igbos until eternity. Unless we spy on them, copy their ways and imbibe their ‘can do’ attitude.

The Yoruba nation and society have been pauperised and destituted. In desperation, we shall soon start to behave like the Almajiris in the North.

In grinding poverty and out of jealousy, the Almajiris of the North regularly loot Igbo shops and businesses. Very soon Yoruba urchins will start looting too to show that they hate the Igbos.

Even some of us here will defend it to show our hatred for the Igbos. Whereas, the looting is as a result of hunger and uselessness of our society.

How sad for the Yoruba Nation.

Source: The Republican News

PDP’s Emeka Ihedioha Wins Imo Governorship Election

Ihedioha, a former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, secured 273,404 votes to defeat defeated Uche Nwosu of the Action Alliance (AA) and Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nwosu, who was backed by Governor Rochas Okorocha, finished second with 190,364 votes; followed by Senator Uzodinma who got 96,458 votes.

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