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You’re rude, Nigerians slam lady who filmed cab driver kicking her out of his car for ‘insulting’ him [Video]


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A Nigerian lady has received a series of backlashes from social media users following her face-off with a driver of one of the cab-hailing services in Lagos.

The lady had taken to her Instagram page @pearlhotti to share a video of her row with the driver on Monday before it was amplified by Instablog9ja where she was lambasted for being rude.

She wrote:

“I ordered for a ride and I and my friend was rushing to the airport to pick up a friend. So my friend was at the Lekki toll gate and I was at VI. We were to meet up together, so I told my driver to speak to her driver that they are at Lekki 1 toll gate and he should tell them the nearest place to meet up and I handed him my phone.

“Mistakenly he told them to meet us up at Lekki toll gate, I laughed and said ‘Oga your head is not there,’ uncle got angry and started shouting, told me that do I look like his name, I was like oga why you dey vex you no see say I dey laugh with you.”

In the viral footage, the angry driver was seen lashing out at the female passenger, accusing her of insulting him.

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He accused the lady of telling him his “head is not there.”

During the row, the man ended her trip and told her to get out of his car.

Probably hoping to get accolades for her act after sharing the video on social media, she received backlashes from social media users and has since blocked her IG account following the negative reactions her post attracted on social media.

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A social media user, @marian_okolue wrote:

“Listen that man did not just start insulting you dear something started the fire now you’re asking him what did you say as what, abeg I can’t be a party to an idiot, I’m allergic to bullshit.”

Another IG user wrote:

This driver is also a human being, someone’s father and husband and son and well. Just because he is driving you should not abuse him. This is how he feeds his family. Please let’s be kind to all humans. Nothing is permanent in this life. What you give today, you get tomorrow. Let’s be guided please.”

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Evangelist lambastes Adeboye for dressing like a gangster



A Nigerian Evangelist Victor Edet has called out Pastor Adeboye’s son, Leke, for ‘dressing like a gangster’ in a new photo that surfaced on social media.

On Facebook, Evangelist Edet via his post wondered what the church was turning into and asked that Leke be seriously cautioned and called to order.

Sharing a photo of Leke, Mr Edet wrote;

“I was shocked and shut of word’s after seeing this picture, how can a Pastor be wearing a face cap this way? God of mercy, what is the church turning into? Leke Adeboye should be cautioned seriously and he should be called to order. You can’t be a Pastor and be dressing like a gangster.”

See photo of ‘gangster’ Leke below:

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Ganduje releases 294 inmates to mark Eid celebrations



Ganduje releases 294 inmates to mark Eid celebrations

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has granted freedom to 294 inmates of correctional centres in the state, a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, said on Sunday.

It said that Ganduje witnessed the release of the inmates from the correctional centre at Goron Dutse on Sunday, and quoted him as declaring that the gesture was in the spirit of Eid-El Fitr.

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“The governor also said that the gesture was to complement the Federal Government’s efforts to further reduce congestion in the nation’s correctional centres.

“Ganduje also recalled that President Muhammadu Buhar‎i had directed governors to decongest correctional centres to help observe COVID-19’s social distancing protocol.

“It is based on that directive that in the last two months the state has released 603 inmates. The goal is to decongest Correctional Centres. We hope that they will be of good character henceforth,” the statement said.

It said that the governor also gave each of the freed inmates N5,000 as transport fare to their destinations.

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The statement quoted the Comptroller of Prisons, Abdullahi Magaji, as commending Ganduje for donating 30 hectares of land to the Federal Government for the construction of a modern Correctional Centre.

Magaji also advised the freed inmates to be of good character and stay off crimes to avoid going back to prison.

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The statement indicated that the governor was accompanied to the centre by his deputy, Nasiru Gawuna, and the Emir of Kano, Aminu Ado Bayero.

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Ooni celebrates Aregbesola at 63, describes him as epitome of loyalty



The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has congratulated the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on his 63rd birthday, describing him as an epitome of loyalty.

This is contained in a statement by his Director of Media &Public Affairs, Comrade Moses Olafare on Monday in Ile-Ife.

Ooni said that Aregbesola is worthy of celebrations, saying that he started with student’s right activism over 40 years ago.

“As a proponent of democratic rule, you in the 90s participated in the several pro-June 12 struggles, which led to the enthronement of civil rule in 1999.

“You have since 1999 lived for the people through your sterling public service performances, first as Commissioner For Works and Infrastructure in Lagos state from 1999 to 2006.

“Followed by your emergence as Governor of Osun from 2010 to 2018 and your current position as Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in charge of Interior.

“Through which you oversee very sensitive sections of Nigeria’s internal security like Immigration, Civil Defense, Fire service, Correctional service among other responsibilities.

“RAUF, you are indeed a great descendant of Oduduwa and a Nigerian patriot with incorruptible Pan Africanism for which you are always worthy to be celebrated.

“You are an Omoluwabi per excellence, a down-to-earth grassroots politician with incredibly huge followership, a great promoter of our cultural values and heritage, an icon of people oriented public service and an epitome of loyalty,” Ooni said.

The royal father, who doubles as Council of Obas and Co-chairman of National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria(NCTRN), prayed for good health and longevity for Aregbesola who is the immediate past governor of Osun.

“My dear Ogbeni, may the Almighty Olodumare keep, upholding your entire household as you gloriously clock 63 today.

“We also pray the rest of your journey on this earth shall be characterized by sound health, meaningful long life and immeasurable prosperity,” Ooni prayed.


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