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Stop Insulting Onyeka Onwenu By Calling Her “Elegant Stallion”- Ekenyerengozi Writes

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I don’t know what brought about this now. But Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima wants the press and Nigerians to start referring to Onyeka Onwenu as an Elegant Diva or Songstress and not Elegant Stallion, saying a stallion means a male horse. Here’s what he wrote;

For decades since our days at the Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) to date, I have been hearing and reading members of the Nigerian press and entertainment industry calling Nigerian music diva Onyeka Onwenu, the “Elegant Stallion” and she always seemed to have agreed and nodded in approval.

How could she accept such an insult when she knows what a stallion is? A Stallion is a male horse that has not been gelded (castrated). Stallion is also a male who is able to conduct sexual intercourse for hours on end. Calling any woman a stallion, elegant or not is an insult and not a compliment.

A prominent Nigerian actor made the same mistake live on stage at the much publicized Showbiz Interactive with former President Goodluck Jonathan on March 15, 2015 at the Eko Hotel & Suites on Victoria Island, Lagos. And she still did not correct him.

The erroneous description is now in her biographical profiles in the encyclopedia and Wikipedia!

Please, Onyeka Onwenu is not an elegant stallion. You can call her elegant diva or elegant songstress.

By Ekenyerengozi Michael Chima

 

Source: Ladun Liadi

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Tinubu Visits Sanwo-Olu, Says “I’m Still The Jagaban”

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Tinubu Visits Sanwo-Olu, Says “I’m Still The Jagaban”

 

Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, former governor of Lagos State and National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress on Saturday paid a courtesy visit to the governor of the state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Tinubu, in his visit to the governor, stated that contrary to false news making the rounds, he did not travel to France, adding that he is still the Jagaban.

He also denied rumours that his son Seyi was kidnapped or chased out of his residence outside the country, emphasizing that nobody can chase him or his family out of Lagos.

The former governor’s visit comes after the infamous shooting of unarmed protesters in Lekki area of the state.

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Air Force Intervenes, Slams Policemen For Shooting At A Crowd (Video)

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Air Force Intervenes, Slams Policemen For Shooting At A Crowd (Video)

A viral video has captured moment soldiers of the Nigeria Air Force intervened and slammed some policemen for shooting at a crowd.

Air Force slammed Policemen

The incident which occurred at a yet to be identified venue showed some men of the Nigeria Air Force calling on officers of the Nigeria police to cease fire.

In the videos also, residents were seen running helter-skelter while soldiers used a megaphone to call for calm. “Stop shooting, the Air Force are here”, the soldiers could be heard screaming.

However, the policemen appeared reluctant in taking orders from the soldiers until one of them showed proof of his rank by pointing to the stars on his shoulder.

The soldier also warned that if they refuse to ceasefire, he would charge them and their headquarters for inciting violence.

The officer who spoke on behalf of the Air Force then commanded the policemen to move their van behind theirs so the Army would serve as a buffer between them and the crowd.

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#EndSARS: Hoodlums vandalize Senator Gershom Bassey’s family house in Calabar

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#EndSARS: Hoodlums vandalize Senator Gershom Bassey’s family house in Calabar

Senator Gershom Bassey’s resident has been vandalized and looted by hoodlums rampaging the streets of Calabar.

Information Nigeria gathered that the hoodlums overpowered the security men attached to the property.

 

This is in spite of the  24 hours curfew declared in Cross River state.

Some of the buildings already vandalised include the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office along Marian Road, Cross River State Transport Regulatory Agency (CRTRA) office and banks along Mayne Avenue and 8-Miles Calabar.

Federal institutions like the Ministry of Agriculture, Cross River Basin Authourity, and Federal Psychiatric Hospital were also vandalized.

Houses belonging to some politicians were not spared. Some of those affected include Senators Gershom Bassey and Victor Ndoma Egba. Bassey’s houses located at Mayne Avenue by White and the one at Asari Iso were looted and burnt.

Egba’s house located within the same Asari Iso axis was also vandalized.

To restore normalcy, military personnel have reportedly taken over major streets.

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