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Registration: Okada Riders Get Ultimatum In Ondo

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Ondo State government has given a week ultimatum to all the commercial motorcycle operators, popularly called okada riders in the state to register their motorcycles with the state Ministry of Transport or be impounded.
The government said the need to register their motorcycles became imperative due to the high rate of crime and criminality in the state .
Addressing a joint press conference in Akure,the state capital on Monday, the state Commissioner of Police, Mrs Hilda Harrison and the Commissioner for Information, Mr Kayode Akinmade said the state Police command has begun serious scrutiny of all commercial motorcycle operators in the state to prevent robbery and other untoward acts.
They noted that many kidnappers who operate in the state often use motorcycles to carry out their dastardly acts.
While noting that the police command and the state government have synergized to ensure that the state is more secured,the police boss added that they are ready to do the needful in ensuring that the state is crime-free.
She stressed that any okada rider whose motorcycle is not registered will have his or her motorcycle impounded by the police and will also
be prosecuted.
Also, she enjoined motorcycle operators in the state to ensure that they wear their uniform while on operation to distinguish them from
other operators.
Akinmade while speaking said the state government has concluded arrangements with the state Police command and other security agencies in the state to ensure proper security of lives and properties of the
people of the state.
He lauded the Police for their efforts at minimizing crime rate in all the 18 Local Government Areas of the state.

Source: Leadership

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Eniola Badmus fires back at troll who body-shamed her

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Popular comic actress, Eniola Badmus has fired back at a troll who tried to make mockery of her body for wearing bikini.

The troll asked the actress why everything about her has fallen.

“Why everything come fall for up?,” the troll commented on the actress’s photo on LIB’s Instagram page with crying emoji.

And she replied: “Just the way your mama own fall”

The actress also complimented her own photo, writing that “looking good is a good business.”

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We Need N81 Million To Cut Grass In Abuja Stadium: Nigerian Minister

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has revealed that it will cost the ministry N81m to cut the grass and clear the weed that have taken over the MKO Abiola National Stadium in Abuja.

He stated this recently while speaking during the one-day seminar organised by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT chapter.

According to him, the ministry approached the Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) for assessment in the stadium, which was built in 2003 with N53 billion on a 29 hectares (72 acres) of land.

The stadium is divided into Package A which houses the Main Bowl and Package B which houses other facilities like basketball courts, NFF office, volleyball courts, tennis courts, squash courts.

“We approached AEPB to come see what can be done to clear the grass and weed in the stadium and they told us it will cost us N81m.

“If we tell Nigerians we used N81m which is not even available, there will be an outcry. The funds are not really there for us and that is why we are partnering with private investors to bring back the key components of our infrastructures,” he said.

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It’s smart if a man refuses to date a jobless woman in Nigeria — Leo DaSilva

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Ex-Big Brother Naija housemate, Leo Da Silva recently got internet users debating afte he waded into a conversation centered on men refusing to date women who are not financially stable.

A lady who disclosed that she’s a student, had tweeted;

I’ve seen tweets from guys saying they can’t date a girl that’s not financially stable. I’m a student. But never, like never have I felt attacked by such tweets. What’s actually up with some guys on Twitter? What I want must not make sense to you. It’s choice boo

Reacting to this, Leo stated that it’s a smart choice for young men to refuse to date jobless women. He added that guys should have their own preference just as women have theirs.

He tweeted in response;

Guys should have their own preference just as women have theirs. Dating someone that’s not working or doesn’t have adequate allowance is a burden. Nigeria, the poverty capital of the world, if a young man trying to come up refuses that burden, I think it’s a smart choice.

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