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Today in Nigerian History: 19th June

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On this day in 2014;Delegates at the last National Conference, voted unanimously for life imprisonment for those who engage in the sale of fake drugs.

The conference also rejected a proposal for the amendment of the 1999 Constitution aimed at institutionalising the office of wife of the President of the country, which will be called Office of the First Lady, just as an amendment which sought to reduce the age limits for those aspiring to contest for the position of President, governors and other elective positions by five years was rejected by the delegates.

Another strong position taken by the delegates, was that public schools taken over by various state governments across the country 42 years ago be returned to the religious missions which were the original owners.

Also on this day in 2014;The former Attorney- General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke, SAN,withdrew the money laundering charge preferred against the eldest son of the late military dictator, Mohammed Abacha. Mohammed was accused of concealing the sum of N446.3 billion allegedly stolen from the national treasury between 1995 and 1998.

He was said to have received the stolen money from his late father, General Sani Abacha, and hid same.

Equally on this day in 2013;Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State called for a 10-year-ban or more on public office holders found by the courts to have rigged themselves into power, noting that until same was done, cheats will continue to find themselves in power.

And on this day in 2013;the South West Zone of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, endorsed former President Goodluck Jonathan for a second term in office, noting that he is constitutionally entitled to seek re-election.

It also appointed former President Olusegun Obasanjo as grand patron of the party in the zone, even as it constituted a stakeholders’ council under the Chairmanship of Senator Lekan Balogun.

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Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN

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Ezekwesili Reacts To Nigerian Govt’s Threat To Sanction CNN

Former Nigeria’s Minister of Education, Dr. Obaigeli Ezekwesili

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has reacted to a statement by the Nigerian government demanding that CNN be sanctioned.

On Thursday, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, expressed that CNN should be sanctioned for its investigations which he described as irresponsible journalism.

Also Read: #EndSars: UK Parliament Set To Debate The Sanction Of Buhari’s Regime Over #LekkiMassacre

The minister also insisted that there was no mass killing at Lekki toll-gate, adding that it was a ‘Massacre with no bodies’

Reacting to the development, Ezekwesili, mocked the government over its threats at CNN.

She queried the reason for Judicial panels on the #EndSARS crisis if the government has closed its minds to information based on evidence.

She wrote:

https://twitter.com/obyezeks/status/1329409799440769024

 

 

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Man shares chat with mother who is trying to hustle a girl for him to marry

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A Nigerian man identified as Opata Efungwu has shared his chat with his mother who is trying so hard to get a lady for him to marry.

From the chat with he shared, his mom sent a photo of a lady to him, and asked him to decide if he would want to see her when he comes home for Christmas.

“Check if you will like to see this girl in December when you come home for Christmas or not. If you will like to have her number or not. I still want to show you another person if you want me to”, his mom wrote.

Sharing the conversation on his Instagram page, he wrote;

“This life if someone told me when I was younger that a time will come when my mom will be hustling girls for me, I would never have believed it”.

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Strippers Spotted At Wedding Reception In Nigeria

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A video circulating on social media captures the moment some strippers were seen performing at a wedding reception in Nigeria.

Information Nigeria learnt that the brother of the groom thought it wise to entertain guests by hiring strippers to perform at the afterparty of the wedding.

The man decided to make the unusual move which has got people talking.

In the video, the strippers rocked skimpy outfits as they showed off their dance skills to the pleasure of the guests.

The web user, who made the video available tweeted;

“Lord wash my eyes.

A friends brother legit had strippers as entertainment at his wedding reception
Yo”

Read Also: Nigerian Professor Arrested For Spending $185k Research Money On Strippers

Watch the video below:

https://twitter.com/wyld__flower/status/1327923856137449474?s=21

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