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NLC Boss Advises FG On Boko Haram Insurgency



The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Comrade Abdulwaheed Omar, has advised the Federal Government led by President Goodluck Jonathan on how to end the Boko Haram insurgency across Nigeria.

Speaking on Thursday, 28 August, 2014, after commissioning the office complex of the FCT branch of the Nigeria Civil Service Union, Federal Council, in Abuja, the labour union boss implored the Federal Government to block all channels of food supply to members of the Boko Haram insurgents as a way of forcing them to abandon their terrorist adventure.


Omar asked the FG to deploy more troops to the frontline states to assist in the battle against the insurgents.

He said that experience has shown that closing exit and entry points of supply to insurgents can prove to be a good weapon, saying it was time for the country to begin to think of alternative means of ending the Boko Haram crisis.

Omar also lamented that Nigerian workers have been at the receiving end of the sect activities, saying “the Nigerian workers especially in the frontline areas of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe are the most affected by the insecurity.

“They are the ones who shuttle between their houses and places of work and these are the people who are caught in between.


“Quite a number of Nigerians workers have been killed along with other Nigerians. The issue of insecurity is a very serious one and we really want to call on government to intensify efforts, particularly concentrate efforts in trying to combat this problem in areas where it is very prevalent.

“People have suggested that if government can deploy as much as 30,000 security personnel to monitor election in one state, there is nothing stopping the government from deploying more troops to areas experiencing insurgency and ensure that we end this thing once and for all.

“I have always said that when it happened during the Maitasine era, the federal government took decisive measure and within three days, it was brought under control.

“When it happened in Burunkutu in Borno State, the government took decisive measure and within few days, it was brought under control. I see no reason why such a decisive measure cannot be taken.

“I know that the government is being cautious because we have our daughters in captivity and it is a very serious issue. I think we should begin to think about other means by which we can end this thing.

“Closing up on them is a strategy. If you close up on these people and block all channels through which they can move about will force them to come out in search of food and other essentials. That is the best way, if you cannot defeat an enemy through bombardment and other means, you can use siege to block him or her to ensure that you force him or her to either surrender or perish.”


The Boko Haram sect have intensified its terror attacks in northern Nigeria and other parts of the country since 2009.

The Islamist group is believed to have killed at least 10,000 people while tens of thousands of others have been displaced as a result of the insurgency especially in northeastern Nigeria.

The leader of Boko Haram, Abubakar Shekau, on Monday released a video where he said the group has proclaimed Gwoza town in Borno state as Islamic caliphate.

Few hours after, the Nigerian military dismissed Shekau’s claim, saying Gwoza remain under the control of the Joint Task Force, JTF.

Also, the Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt-Gen Kenneth Minimah promised that the Nigerian army would soon launch a massive attack on the insurgents across Nigeria.

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Dr Anu Adepoju Of Med Contour Reportedly Suspended From Medical Practice



Dr. Anu Adepoju of Med Contour has reportedly been suspended from practising by the Nigerian Medical and Dental board.

Twitter influencer and doctor, Dr. olufunmilayo shared the new via his Twitter page, noting that the board reached its decision after an investigation into the death of one of her patients as well as another who had complications from surgery.

Recall that an Instagram Influencer, Omohtee called out Dr Anu Adepoju earlier in the year for ruining her buttocks after suffering complications from a surgical procedure despite paying the sum of 1.5 million naira for a Brazilian butt lift.

Anu Adepoju was also alleged to have killed a beauty queen in 2018, the result of a failed procedure.

According to Dr. Olufunmilayo, Anu graduated from College of Medicine, Unilag in 2017 and performed plastic surgery on a patient in December 2018 when she was a House Officer.

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Davido celebrates his mum on her posthumous birthday



David Adedeji Adeleke (born November 21, 1992), better known as David’s mum, Veronica Adeleke, would have turned a year older today November 23.

He posted this throwback photo of he and his mum on his Instagram this afternoon with the caption;

”Happy Birthday Mama … love and miss you always”

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Death threats issued on WizKid associates by 30BG crew is unbelievable – Kemi Olunloyo



Kemi Olunloyo known for holding controversial opinions has disclosed that Wizkid and Davido have taken their feud to another level.

According to a post sighted on her social media page, she has alleged that the 30 Billion Geng crew of Nigerian artist Davido are threatening the associates of Wizkid outside Nigeria.

Kemi Olunloyo has however urged Davido to control his crew members or anyone behind it because they can be arrested.

Her tweet reads:

The COLD WAR going on between Davido and WizKid could destroy the Nigerian music business. The DEATH ☠️threats metted upon WizKid associates by 30BG crew is unbelievable. Fans have no idea! Davido should control his crew ASAP. Most of this is happening abroad

This one is WORSE than Toyin Abraham vs Liz Anjorin. The fan threats was why I called
@Opetodolapo in and settled it fast. One fan sent a message to Lizzy to pay him 500K to kill Toyin and her baby. Wizkid & Davido’s crew are fighting in foreign territory. Anyone can be arrested

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