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Masters Degree Holder Who Works As A Security Guard In Lagos Gets N250,000 Reward From Stranger

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Nigerian writer, Jude Idada shared the story on social media (Photo:Gistreel)

This is the touching story of a Nigerian man who has passed through the rigours of life even after getting a master’s degree ended up working as a security guard in Lagos state. 

Nigerian writer, Jude Idada shared the story and wrote: “These things you can’t see just by looking at a person.

In the bus from Sabo, Yaba to Obalende, the man sitting by me kept fondling his pockets for the extra money the conductor was requesting for.

He had thought it was 100 naira and was surprised it was 200 naira.

I told him not to bother and paid it.

He was efusive with thanks and no sooner called a woman who was standing by the road with a tray of bread and butter.

100 naira bread.

She asked if he wanted some butter.

He answered in the negative.

I looked at him.

He was staring at the woman with such concentration as she packed up the bread.

He noticed my gaze and turned to me.

There was an apologetic smile on his face.

“Sorry bros, but I never eat since morning.”

It was 7.45 p.m.

Already dark.

I smiled, turned to the woman and asked her to butter up the bread.

I called out to another hawker who was passing with a pack of cold drinks.

I turned to him and asked what he wanted.

He was looking at me dumbstruck.

The conductor pounded on the roof of the bus. A signal to the driver that it was time to move.

The driver engaged the gear and was about to move, it was as though the slight jerk of the boss awakened the man.

He hollered.

“Duro!”

The driver stopped.

“Kilon shele?”

“Mo fe ra onje.”

“Shey kia!”

He turned to me.

“Coke.”

I bought two bottles of coke and paid for the bread.

The bus hurtled away towards Obalende.

And he told me a tale of woe.

Masters degree holder but working as a security guard in Ikeja.

Resuming today as a security guard in VI for the night shift.

2 jobs.

A wife and a kid.

I listened.

We got to Obalende.

Gave him some more money.

Stopped him from kneeling down in the bus park in gratitude.

Exchanged numbers and bade him farewell.

From there I headed to the japanese restaurant Shiro in VI for dinner with my very wealthy friend.

And I told him of my decision to travel Lagos by bus for a week and more to meet the ‘real’ Lagosians.

He was intrigued.

Then I told him of the man I had just met on my way from Yaba.

And he was moved.

So moved that he had me call him and he spoke with him.

After which he collected his bank details and right in my presence, he transferred 250k to the man.

My eyes are misty.

In this city there are demons and there are angels.

I am happy that my friend proved to be the latter.

And a life was touched.

Lagos.”

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Offa Polytechnic Student Union Government Gives Merit Award To Cultist Groups

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Offa State Polytechnic student union government gives merit award to cultist groups in the school.

According to a Twitter user, Ifemosu Michael wrote;

“When you think you have seen it all… Student Union Government of Offa Polytechnic gave merit Awards to Secret Cults in the school. Hey Lawd!!!”

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Man Excited As Davido Gifts Him 1M After Making A Video On His Birthday

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Man gets excited as Davido gifts him 1M after making a video on his birthday.

Taking to his Twitter handle to share the gist, DJ Peejay wrote;

“DAVIDO JUST SENT ME 1 MILLION cos of the video I made on his birthday”

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Water tank driver accuses Duncan Mighty of assaulting him in Rivers

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Self-acclaimed Port Harcourt First Son, Duncan Mighty is currently trending on social media for the wrong reasons.

A water tank driver, Okabam John has accused singer, Duncan Mighty of assaulting him in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.

It was gathered that the incident reportedly happened on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at about 9:40am when the driver was on duty.

Narrating his ordeal to some Civil Rights Activists on Tuesday November 24, after he was allegedly discharged from the hospital, John, a native of Elele Town in Ikwerre Local Government Area of the state and an employee of Julius Berger Nigeria Limited, claimed that the musician struck him on the head with a traditional staff made of elephant tusk.

According to the driver, while on duty a private car was parked close to his water filling spot. He tried notifying the driver who refused to wind down. He reportedly bent his head to talk to the driver only to discover it was Duncan Mighty.

John said that before he could speak, the singer allegedly struck his head using a traditional staff. He said the second strike was blocked with his hand. He claimed that he could not see when the singer drove off as his eyes were covered with blood.

Confirming the incident on Tuesday, one Ndubueze Obodowhuo, accused Duncan Mighty of using his VIP status to intimidate his people. He also shared a ‘medical report’ stating that John was treated for “shoulder dislocation and scalp laceration.”

Mr John is now calling on his employer, the management of Julius Berger, Security Agencies and Human Rights Organisations to help him get justice. His post below:

“This is Mr. OKABAM JOHN a native of Elele town in Ikwerre LGA of Rivers State, he’s currently employed by JULIUS BERGER NIG.PLC in Port Harcourt and his service engagement is within Judges quarters elelenwo-street, GRA Port Harcourt.

“According to Mr. OKABAM JOHN a Water-tank driver with Julius Berger, Tanker number – B8751, On Saturday 21st of November 2020 at about 9:40am while he was on duty. A private car was parked close to his water filling spot, he tried notifying the driver who refused to wine down, he bent his head to talk with the driver surprisingly, it was Duncan mighty.

“Before he could explain, his head was struck by Duncan mighty using a traditional staff(Elephant tusk), the second strike was blocked with his hand. He(Okabam John) didn’t see how the artist drove off because, blood covered his eyes at that moment.

“Mr. Okabam John narrated this incident after being discharged from the hospital. Duncan doesn’t show up when he’s publicly needed, rather he uses his VIP influence to undo his people. Celebrities should be celebrated by their positivity, their influence shouldn’t pose danger to the society rather it should serve as liberation to the people.

“Mr. OKABAM JOHN is calling on the management of Julius Berger, Security Agents and Human Rights Organisations for justice to be done in his case, to avoid a re-occurance.”

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