Former lawmaker, Senator Shehu Sani has commended the plans of the federal government to support the entertainment industry with N7billion.
The former lawmaker from Kaduna expressed that the initiative to inject such amount into an industry that has contributed a lot to the economy and culture of Nigeria is a welcome development.
However, the former lawmaker urged for caution in the disbursement of such an amount, expressing that the money should be guided by professionals in order to avoid falling into the hands of politicians.
See his tweet below:
The N7 Billion FG support for creative industry is commendable.Its a strong boost to an industry that has contributed a lot to our economy and culture.The disbursement and utilization of it should be guided by the professionals in the field and not by bureaucrats and politicians.
— Senator Shehu Sani (@ShehuSani) February 17, 2020
Lekki Massacre Totally Unacceptable: Comedian Alibaba
Nigerian comedian, Alibaba, has reacted to the shooting of unarmed protesters at Lekki Tollgate by military officers on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
The veteran comedian cum actor and events compere took to his Instagram page to condemn the incident. Part of his post reads:
“The biggest mistake any democratically elected government can make, is to hand over its control to the military. Because in doing that, you have undermined the constitution, you have canceled the purpose of the National Assembly, made nonsense of the Supreme Court and confirmed that the Presidency cannot manage the country’s affairs.
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By sending soldiers to the street, government is clearly, Planting that idea, without knowing it, that the ultimate leadership is in the hands of the soldiers.”
See his full post below:
‘Our Ultimate Goal Is Not To Destroy Our Country’ – Actress Damilola Adegbite
Nigerian actress, Damilola Adegbite, has stated that the goal of Nigerian protesters has never been to destroy the country. The movie star took to her Instagram page to post a black post with a caption that reads:
“Nobody saw this coming. Nobody. Maybe only people who had inside information. This extreme approach was not expected! The youths of Nigeria only asked for assurances! Moving forward, we need damage control. We need to calm the tension. Please.
Lets use our platforms to calm this storm. Our ultimate goal is to make our country better, not to destroy it. Lives are being lost. This is not the goal. Please stay alive, for your friends and your family who love and need you! This is too much.”
See her post below:
‘We Are Now Safe’ – TVC Presenters Reveal (Video)
Morayo Afolabi-Brown and Tope Mark-Odigie, presenters of the popular breakfast talk show on TVC, ‘Your View’, have revealed that they are now safe from the attacks by hoodlums at the station’s headquarters in Lagos while airing their show live on Wednesday, October 21 2020.
Tope Mark-Odigie took to her Twitter page to write:
“We are home and safe. @moakabash and I just got home after seeing morayo home.”
Taking to Instagram, she further writes:
“Morayo and I are home and safe but many have died. These needless killings must stop. We lost a lot in the fire but we have life. We will not be silent…… Justice must served”
Watch her video HERE
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