News

History made as Buhari signs the #NotTooYoungToRun bill into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Not Too Young to Run bill today.

Buhari had, during his Democracy Day speech on Tuesday, revealed that he’ll be signing the bill into law “in few days”.

The Reduction of Age for Election Bill popularly known on social media as #NotTooYoungToRun, will see the reduction of the minimum age to run for President from 40 to 35 years, State and Federal representatives from 30 to 25 years and 30 years for Governors and Senators.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, President Buhari said:

“If you really want to change something in Nigeria, and if you can organise yourselves and work hard towards it – you can achieve it. The outcome of such efforts is this remarkable feat.”
Read speech below:

2 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

News

Punch Chairman, Aboderin, dies after heart surgery

The Chairman, Punch Nigeria Limited, Mr. Gbadebowale Wayne Aboderin, is dead.

He died on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 6.05am after a heart surgery at the age of 60.

He was also Chairman Punch Commercial Printing Limited and Lukahed Properties Limited.

He attended the Government College, Ibadan and trained as a pilot in the United States.

He is survived by his wife, Titilayo and two daughters, Nicole and Cherelle.

Entertainment

Timi Dakolo exposes popular Abuja pastor that sleeps with young girls

Timi Dakolo has taken to social media to call out fans of an Abuja pastor whose name he failed to mention. According to him, the Abuja pastor is not worth being a mentor to anyone because he ought to be in jail. Timi Dakolo mentioned how the pastor has ruined the life of many girls by taking away their innocence.

37 year old Timi wrote on Instagram:

 

''Your Abuja pastor you people are shouting mentor and praising everywhere should be in jail. The amount of pain and ruins he has left innocent girls in. Forcefully taking away their innocence even in their teenage years. Forever leaving a deep dent in their soul..Man of which God?''

Timi further advised the ladies who have been victims of the pastor's act to know that they are not alone.

 

''To all the women out there that have been a victim to this...

Entertainment

It was to symbolize the Black Actor’s struggle – Drake clarifies Story of Adidon Blackface Photo

Canadian rapper, Drake has reacted to a picture showing him with his face painted black which was used by Pusha T to diss him in a song titled ''The story of Adidon''. Via a social media post, Drake explained the circumstances surrounding the photo. According to him, he painted his face black in protest to how black actors were treated in Hollywood, which is contrary to Pusha T's claim that he was desperately trying to be black.

He wrote:

 

''I know everyone is enjoying the circus but I want to clarify the image in question. This was not from a clothing brand shoot or my music career.

This picture is from 2007, a time in my life where I was an actor and I was working on a project that was about young black actors struggling to get roles, being stereotyped and type cast. The photos represented how African...

Most Popular

To Top