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International Women’s Day: What Protesters Did In Lagos Assembly Over Gender Based Violence

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A group of women on Wednesday staged a peaceful protest to the Lagos State House of Assembly in commemoration of the Women International Day, urging government to come up with legislation against Gender Based Violence.

Speaking on behalf of the protesters, Dr. Abiola Akinyode stated that part of their reasons for coming to the Lagos State House of Assembly is to demand that women who are the vulnerable groups in the society be properly taken care of.

He demanded that both gender based and domestic violence should be eradicated.

The protesters brandished placards with inscriptions such as “Stop gender violence”. “We are feminists”. “Never reject, subject or neglect the woman but project and protect her prospects” among others.

In his own contribution, Comrade Rotimi said that the reason why the protest is necessary is because they want a 50-50 planet whereby the women folks will be inclusive in politics and other aspects of life.

Rotimi added that it is wrong for women to represent a very minute ratio in Nigerian politics.

He stated that out of the forty members representing the twenty constituencies in the Lagos State House of Assembly only four women are among.

“Also out of the forty-two Members of the Lagos State Executive Members, we have only four women and in the whole of the House of Representatives in the Federation, only one woman is representing about one and half million women,” he said.

Addressing the protesters on behalf of the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa , the Chairman Lagos State Committee on Information and Strategy and representative of Kosofe Constituency II Hon. Tunde Braimoh, appreciated the women, especially the convener, Mrs. Joe Oke Odumakin for their movement towards the better emancipation of women.

“We salute your doggedness, persistence and consistence in fighting the course of women”, he added.

The lawmaker posited that the provision of violence against women has been promulgated by the Lagos State House of Assembly since year 2007.

Source: Leadership

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“If I die, I die” – Actress Nazo Ekezie shoots her shot at Don Jazzy

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Nollywood actress, Nazo Ekezie has boldly declared interest in starting a relationship with Don Jazzy.

Nazo shared a photo of the Mavin records boss on Instagram and wrote: “I’m shooting my shot….. if I die… I die. @donjazzy I don’t know if you remember I met you the other day at imax lekki…… me I’m not slim… so I will never ever stress you about loosing weight…. I like you like this please let’s go on a date @donjazzy happy birthday my crush.”

Reacting to the post, Don Jazzy wrote “Kai Oya let’s set the date o. I will definitely love to. Thanks a lot ❤️”

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Reekado Banks Trashes His Song With Wizkid After He Called Him A Fool

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Recall that Wizkid lost his cool on Reekado Banks a few weeks ago after he took to his Twitter page to promote his song while the whole of Nigeria was protesting against the brutalities from the police.

Wizkid called Reekado a fool and ask him to pull the post down since it wasn’t the right time. Reekado on the other hand, out of anger, has trashed his song with Wizkid from his collections of songs.

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Nigerian man proposes to his girlfriend with fleets of drones (video)

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A Nigerian man has won the heart of his lovely girlfriend after proposing in a spectacular way.

Tolulope Fatunbi, the founder of Quadrev LLC made a grand proposal to the love of his life using a fleet of drones flying in the air with one carrying the ring to her.

The act has left many tongues wagging on social media.

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