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Kunle Afolayan Gets His First Political Appointment In Lagos State

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Popular Nigerian Filmmaker, actor and director, Kunle Afolayan who is one Nigeria’s most hardworking and successful movie producers has revealed his induction into the Lagos Government as a politician.

The prolific filmmaker has been appointed into the Board of Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture. In a letter signed by Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, the filmmaker was touted as a man of integrity, selfless service with past records of impressive performances.

Kunle took to social media to share the good news. He wrote:

“It is time to serve the people. I am pleased to announce that I have been appointed as a member of the Board of Lagos State Council for Arts and Culture with effect from 6th of March, 2017.”

Urging his fans to be diligent, he recited the Lagos State slogan of passion for progress – “Itesiwaju ipinle Eko lo je wa logun.”

His letter of appointment signed by secretary to the state government, Tunji Bello, the CEO producer was praised as a man of integrity, selfless service with past records of impressive performances. It reads in part:

“In approving your appointment due cognizance has been taken of your integrity, selfless service and past records of impressive performance. I, therefore, have no doubt that you will bring your wealth of experience to bear on your newly assigned responsibility and continue to justify the confidence reposed in you by His Excellency, the Governor.”

Attached to his letter of appointment was a copy of the Code of Conduct for Political Appointees in Lagos State Public Service which clearly highlights the expectations of government in respect of his job. His appointment was effective March 6, 2017.

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‘Many Countries Became Developed With The Strengths Of Their Youth’ – Tonto Dikeh

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'Many Countries Became Developed With The Strengths Of Their Youth' - Tonto Dikeh
Tonto Dikeh

Tonto Dikeh

Nigerian actress and entrepreneur, Tonto Dikeh, took to her Twitter page on Wednesday evening to reveal how many countries became developed over time. The Federal Government recent appointee credits their development to the strengths and potential of their youth.

The movie star shared a portrait photo of herself and captioned it thus:

“MANY COUNTRIES BECAME DEVELOPED WITH THE STRENGTHS & POTENTIALS OF THEIR YOUTH.”

Information Nigeria recalls the 35-year-old Port Harcourt-born humanitarian was criticized by Nigerians on social media for her silence on the trending #EndSARS movement.

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She eventually responded with fury and a vow to sue a blogger who published a report about her saying that she was silent because of her affiliations with the government.

See her Twitter post below:

The actress’ post

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‘SARS Are Still Harassing People On The Streets’ – Actress Kemi Lala Akindoju

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Kemi Lala Akindoju

Kemi Lala Akindoju

Nigerian actress, Kemi Lala Akindoju, is frustrated over the fact that the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS) officers have not stopped harassing people on the streets.

The movie star took to her Twitter page to lament about the fact that it seems Nigerians are helpless regarding SARS and police brutality.

In her words:

“Meanwhile we still have SARS officers harassing people on the streets of Nigeria. What are we REALLY going to do???? #EndSARS”

Read Also#EndSARS: ‘Lagos Curfew Will Not Discourage Us’ – Actress Kemi Lala Akindoju

Reacting to the video of Desmond Elliot proposing the regulation of social media, she writes:

“This ‘respect’ mentality has really done a number on us in Nigeria. Hon Desmond is more concerned about ‘children’ cursing on social media than he is about better governance and true leadership. Again he has shown us his priorities”

See her tweets below:

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The actress’ tweet

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‘It Is Both A Blessing And A Curse To Be Very Good Looking’ – Korede Bello

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Nigerian singer, Korede Bello, has stated that it is both a blessing and a curse to be very good looking. The Afro pop star shared this via his official Twitter page.

According to the Mavin Records artist, it can be a curse because people tend to get distracted by the person’s good looks. Also, the good looking person faces the risk of being seen as incapable or incompetent because of their aesthetics.

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In his words:

“Unpopular opinion. I think it can be a blessing and a curse to be very good looking. Having good looks is def an added advantage but unfortunately we tend to get distracted and prioritize aesthetics over ability. The external will fade, the internal will grow”

See his tweet below:

Korede Bello’s tweet

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