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COVID-19: NYSC member donates allowance to Bauchi

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Andara Daniel, a National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) member from Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State, has donated his April allowance to Bauchi State Palliative Committee on COVID-19.

Daniel, who made the donation in Bauchi on Wednesday during COVID-19 update, said although the amount was meager, he made the donation out of sheer selflessness to his fatherland.

The young corps member, who got redeployed from Ondo State to Bauchi, said he wished the gesture would serve as a good example that would motivate people earning millions of naira from the government to do the same.

“When a situation like this confronts our nation, we corps members who have sworn to serve our nation selflessly and diligently see it as a responsibility or duty to put hands together with the government.

“We must join hands with the government in order to put an end to such a situation.

“I know what I’m donating is small and it cannot be used to fight the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

“However, it serves as a show of selflessness to my dear fatherland and it is also an example to those collecting hundreds of thousands and millions from the government to also do the same,” Daniel said.

He said that if other people could be inspired by the gesture, it would go a long way in fighting the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

“A wise man said, little by little an ocean is formed; if other people can see this act as an example and do the same, it will go a long way in fighting the scourge of COVID-19,” Daniel said.

Reacting, Gov. Bala Mohammad said he was impressed by the corps member’s selflessness and bravery, urging other citizens to emulate his act of patriotism.

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Group, Obasanjo farms to stage face of agric reality tv show

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Kairos Events and Entertainment in collaboration with Obasanjo Farms Limited have said that everything is set for the first-ever Face of Agriculture Nigeria (FOAN) Agritainment reality TV show.

Mr. Wealth Sunday told the Newsmen in Lagos on Tuesday that
everything about contemporary entertainment in Nigeria is beautiful.

“There is everything attractive about the magical art that is turning necks and winning hearts.

“Even, the strongest of souls are becoming soften with the warmth of Nigeria’s heralding entertaining spirits, and nothing at the moment is comparable to the verve and effervescence of these pure bliss pumped into the global space.

“Nigeria is art, and the world knows that. Nigeria is Africa’s most potent voice, and there is no denying that fact” he said.

Sunday said that through entertainment, the country was becoming more vocal than ever before, and dictating social narratives in ways never imagined before.

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He said that it was already an accomplished fact that Nigerian music, films, and comedies are a staple world over.

“And it is becoming increasingly clear that the country’s new entertaining frontier is tilting toward the mold of reality TV shows.

” It has become an admirable social parameter that engages, informs and keeps its yawning
viewers enthralled and glued to their television screens.

“While a few reality TV shows are beginning to create more social impressions in society than expected, a new type in a gold dust form is about to make entry into the public domain.

“It would be one that seeks to bring with it a whole lot of pulsating new vibes, new trends, and new drives,” he said.

Sunday said that the FOAN TV reality show was crafted for the future and distilled for social progress.

He said that FOAN reality show was confident of hitting the ground running and reaching high grounds
when it’s set to make its maiden appearance.

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“It seeks to take reality TV show to the next level, and given its attractive premium offering, it stands a better chance of achieving the feat.

“FOAN is keen on nailing its colors to the mast, and its framework for youth empowerment through agricultural development in Nigeria is an excellent stride in that regard,” he said.

The project director said that its blueprints  would focus  on inspiring modern farming
practices in the country, fusing agricultural strides and entertainment.

He added that it would enlighten the country’s youth on the big picture of agricultural growth and its
economic importance in the world.

He said that the reality TV show was for young people with brilliant minds and progressive vision
for the future and FOAN believes that Nigerian youths have so much to offer.

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“FOAN understands that youths need to be strategically placed to drive the needed agricultural revolution in the country.

“It also believes that entertainment is, fundamental and is the best entry point to engage the youthful population as nothing in the real sense seems better than a reality show of impeccable quality,” he said.

Sunday said that winners from the contest would be rewarded with various gifts.

“They shall get Agro-business grant, leverage to learn skills from husbandry to poultry farming, Agro-business and get opportunities in various agricultural schemes.”

Sunday said that  the registration for the reality show had started for  young
Nigerians between the ages of 18 to 32.

He said that intelligence and the vision for growth, including being
passionate about agriculture, would form the essential yardstick to be a part of the show.

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Trinidad and Tobago premier claims election victory and second term

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Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Keith Rowley has claimed victory in general elections, a preliminary result that appeared to secure him a second term as leader of the energy-rich Caribbean island country.

Rowley’s People’s National Movement (PNM) “has been called to service in the government … for a second time,” the daily Trinidad and Tobago Guardian quoted him as saying after the elections held on Monday.

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The PNM took 22 seats against 19 seats for the opposition United National Congress (UNC), whose leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar announced that it will ask for recounts in marginal areas, according to the daily.

“The fights are not over until the recounts are done,” she said.

Rowley’s government has been praised for its handling of the novel coronavirus pandemic in the country which has reported 295 infections and eight deaths.

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But the premier has been criticized over the years-long contraction of the economy, which is largely based on petroleum and petrochemicals, and over the arrival of large numbers of Venezuelan migrants into the country.

Rowley said his party had lost votes from senior citizens who could not go to vote because of the pandemic.

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“This victory is largely the involvement of youths,” he said.

The former British colony of 1.4 million people is one of the wealthiest countries in the Caribbean, thanks to its reserves of oil and gas.

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90 per cent of men can cook but are just too lazy, Dr Toolz alleges

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Popular Nigerian twitter user, Dr Toolz, has shared her thoughts on the controversial issue of kitchen duties between husband and wife.

According to the young lady, men can cook but are just too lazy to do so.

“90% of men can cook but they are too lazy to cook”, the twitter influencer wrote.

See Tweet below;

See some of the reactions her post garnered;

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Olatunde Samuel wrote ;

Cus they grw up with the mentality that cooking is the duty of the women,that’s why the mothers in this present generation gats to change this perception by compelling their sons to help in the kitchen as they teach their daughters how to cook ,charity begins at home

Don Pablo wrote ;

We’re not lazy, ya’ll will just normalize it for us.
We hate that shii

Tanna wrote ;

I actually don’t think Men are lazy. It’s more like a societal orientation, an average man is giving the false sense of reasoning that cooking is meant for only woman.

They assume that only women wrapper men cook in their family. African men need serious Education

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