“He needs not to be blamed” Toke Makinwa defends the Oba of Lagos

Weighing in on the trending threat of Igbos by the Oba of Lagos, Toke Makinwa shared a rather lengthy but meaningful post on her take on tribalism in  Nigeria.

The beautiful OAP, attributed tribalism to past generations, saying that befriending or marrying from another tribe was and is still being frowned at in many homes in Nigeria.
Read Post below:

There is so much to say on this topic, it is
heartbreaking but real. Tribalism has been and is still been practiced today.
Lagos is home for everyone, our generation knows better too. Let’s not let this
come in between us, the OBA’s statement was ignorant but do we really blame
him????? We all at some point in our lives have been on the receiving end of
acts of tribalism. Let’s take out the tension and be real with each-other.
Our parents generation practiced tribalism openly
and they were not corrected. In some homes befriending people from other tribes
was frowned on, marrying from another tribe is still being frowned on today,
tribalism even from people of the same tribe is real too. What we need is to
educate and not instigate.
I had Igbo friends growing
up, I was the only Yoruba girl in the midst of Igbo girls. Did they make fun of
Sometimes but it wasn’t
out of malice. We lived, we loved and we are still very close. I have had a
friend’s mum tell me “haaa omo ondo ni e? Mi o mo ooo, a kin ba ondo
sore”meaning – I’m from Ondo? She didn’t know…. If she had, she won’t
let her daughter befriend me cos they don’t like Ondo people, Ondo and Ijebu
don’t mix… I was shocked. She went ahead and said “You Ondo people are
wicked”. My friend is from Ijebu ooooo, we are both Yoruba girls and that
statement was made by her mum. We are still friends today and her mum got over
it. Please educate people around you. Vote who you want, vote your conscience
but please stop with the tribalism comments. Our beauty is in our diversity. It
is a distraction, don’t fall for it. Let’s all live as one. Good morning”

They set up tents, music and fire! Fayose supporters bombard Ekiti state assembly’s complex entrance (Photos)

Supporters of the Ekiti state Governor, Ayo Fayose and the People's Democratic Party (PDP)  have blocked  the state assembly's complex entrance, setting up tents, music and fire.
 This mini carnival is in a bid to waylay Ekiti state APC law makers and stop them from alleged impeachment plot against  governor Ayo Fayose
According to reports by the Nigerian Tribune  the supporters’ action followed “strong, credible rumours” that
the APC members of the assembly were planning to hold a sitting  yesterday in order to impeach Governor Fayose.
Supporters of the PDP, literally took over the roads leading to the state house complex, pitched  tents, and set up a mini carnival in order to waylay any event from the rumoured plan.
They were at the venue
under the...

We found where Patience Jonathan has been hiding, following results of March 28 polls

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It appears that Patience Jonathan has gone into hiding since the announcement of the March 28 presidential election results which did not favour her husband President Goodluck Jonathan.

Mama Peace who has not been seen in public since this announcement is hibernating somewhere in the United Kingdom away from  public gaze.
She was noticeably absent from the Good Friday service which held
inside the Aso Villa Chapel, neither did she show up for  the Easter Sunday service.

Well, we can not blame her, can we?

After  series of  rigorous campaigns with no result, the body sure needs some rest ;)

A former government official told Punch newspapers that: “After
meeting the President in the new Banquet Hall located...


Jimi Agbaje chants “Never give up”, in response to Oba Of Lagos’ threat

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Lagos, Jimi Agbaje has lent his voice to reactions trailing the threats issued by Oba of Lagos, Oba Akiolu against Igbos and Lagosians.
Jimi Agbaje took to his Facebook wall to share his optimism against all odds.
See post below:

In the words of Winston Churchill: "Never,
never, never give up."

I'm aware of the intimidation that a lot of you
might be facing as we head into the final stretch of this election campaign. I
get it. I understand what you are going through because I also had to face it
in the course of this campaign, if this serves as any consolation.
One thing I've learnt in life, however, is that the
people who threaten you, knowingly or unknowingly, further validate your
importance and underscore advantage. I would like...

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