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U.S President Vows To Cancel US Green Card Lottery

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President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would end the popular US green card lottery as police said a radicalised Uzbek man staged the deadly truck ramming in New York after entering the country under the programme.
 
US President, Donald Trump has announced he will scrap the popular green card lottery, which gives foreigners legal entry to the country, as a result of yesterday’s New York terror attack.
The scheme is popular with Nigerians, Australians, with the most recent statistics showing that more than 20,000 Australians apply each year to live and work in the US.
The President instead said he wants to introduce an Australian style merit-based immigration system.
“I am today starting the process of terminating the diversity lottery program,” Mr Trump told reporters in Washington.
“I’m going to ask Congress to immediately initiate work to get rid of this program.
“Diversity lottery. Sounds nice. It’s not nice. It’s not good. It hasn’t been good. We’ve been against it. So we want to immediately work with Congress … on terminating it, getting rid of it.”

The move comes after it was revealed that the man behind Tuesday’s deadly truck rampage in lower Manhattan was an Uzbek national who gained entry to the US in 2010 legally via the green card lottery.
The lottery provides 50,000 immigrant visas each year via a lottery. According to Australia’s US embassy, the scheme aims to diversify the US population by choosing applicants mostly from countries with low rates of immigration to the country.
Mr Trump said he wanted to replace the lottery with a “merit-based” program that would halt “chain migration”,which is the process by which immigrants take friends and family with them into the US.
Mr Trump described the alleged terrorist Sayfullo Saipov, 29, as an “animal” and claimed US chain migration rules may have allowed him to bring 23 others to the US.
According to the most recent statistics, 20,579 Australians applied for a green card in 2015 and 1798 were successful.

“Terrorists are constantly seeking to strike our nation, and it will require the unflinching devotion to our law enforcement, homeland security, and intelligence professionals to keep America safe,” Mr Trump said.
“We will take all necessary steps to protect our people and our communities, and to protect our nation as a whole. We have to get much tougher. We have to get much smarter. And we have to get much less politically correct.
“We’re so politically correct that we’re afraid to do anything.”
Mr Trump and his administration have repeatedly praised Australia’s immigration policies.
“We want a merit based system and we don’t want chain migration where somebody like him will ultimately be allowed to bring in many, many members of his family,” Mr Trump said.
In August, the president proposed the RAISE Act, a points-based system favouring green cards awarded to English speaking applicants who can financially support themselves.
When Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull explained to Mr Trump in their infamous January 28 phone call Australia’s tough Manus Island and Nauru refugee policies the president replied: “That is a good idea. We should do that too. You are worse than I am”.
Mr Trump has already slashed the country’s annual refugee intake by more than 50 per cent.
He has also tightened visa issuance around the world and attempted to ban travellers from 11 countries, most of them with Muslim-majority populations, but not Uzbekistan.

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Unfaithful man cries out for help after his wife caught him cheating

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Unfaithful man cries out for help after his wife caught him cheating

A married man has cried out for help after his wife found out about his illicit affair with another woman.

This was revealed on Instagram by Joro Olumofin, a relationship expert.

According to Olumofin, the man ate yam and egg prepared by his wife after she discovered his extra-marital affair.

 

According to the story, the man has been having an extra-marital affair with another lady for two years.

Upon the wife’s discovery of the illicit act, she forgave him and still resumed her wifely duties.

According to their tradition, she prepares yam and egg on Sundays, which she made for him after the incident.

Afraid that he might have been poisoned, the man cried out to Joro, though his health is still intact.

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Come and enter government” – Desmond Elliot tells youth. (Video)

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Come and enter government” – Desmond Elliot tells youth. (Video)

 

Nigerian lawmaker, Desmond Elliot has joined other Nigerian politicians in clamouring for regulation of social media.

The Lagos legislator and Nollywood actor, says Nigerian youths display rude behaviour on social media

 

In the video, the Actor-turned-Lawmaker called on the youth to get into Government if they are tired.

He said ;

Mr. Speaker, we need to adress certain things ;

The Nigerian Youth, The Social Media, The Social Influencers, All of these are making the narrative that we are seeing today, except we are joking with ourselves.

Social media is good but it has Negative impacts.

Let me thank you for condeming the killings and carnage that happened at Lekki. When i went through the comments i could not believe it Mr. Speaker, the curses, the abuses from children and i ask myslef, is this Nigeria ? What is going on?

Children cursing, people having the effontery to enter an Oba’s palace, hold the staff of office ? Culture is gone. Mr. Speaker, in the next 5 years, there will be no Nigeria if we don’t act now.

The youth is not only those who do the peaceful protest, but those who have looted and destroyed lives are also youths as well.

He also seized the opportunity to plead with Nigerian celebrities, social media influencers and motivational speakers to “tune down on the hate narrative.”

He said the youth have a constitutional means to change government and it is called the ‘PVC’.

He added ;

Go to the elections, if you are tired come and enter government. People are dying. The narrative must change.

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Ugandan man slumps, dies ten days to his wedding

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An Ugandan man, Raymond Steven Sekitayira slumped and died a few days to his wedding in Kampala.

 

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Information Nigeria gathered that Sekitayira, who slumped at his office, was rushed to IHK hospital where he gave up the ghost.

His death was announced by Rotaract Club of Nateete Kampala on Thursday morning.

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The wedding to his beau, Joy Nekesa was scheduled to hold on Saturday, November 7th, 2020 and the introduction ceremony was to hold on Saturday, October 31, at the bride’s family home.

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“With deep sorrow , we announce the passing of RAYMOND STEVEN Sekitayira, a Past President, Treasurer, SAA and many other hats wore while at the Rotaract club of Nateete Kampala. His impact will forever be felt among us. Heartfelt condolences go out to Friends and family.” the statement reads.

Friends and colleagues have taken to social media to mourn the deceased.

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