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The Governor Of Oyo State Is Hanging Out With His “God Daughter”

This isn’t Satire, no; this is live from Instagram, Malika Haqq American star from E!’s Keeping up with the Kardashians posted a photo of her and her supposed God Father who is none other than the governor of Oyo state; senator Abiola Ajimobi.

Malika who is also known for her role as Penny in the 2005 film sky high co-starring her twin Khadijah posted this selfie with senator Ajimobi who isn’t fondly talked about anymore in his state.

 

Reunited with my God Father @abiolaadeyemiajimobi #NigeriasFinest #OyoStateGovernor

A photo posted by Malika (@forevermalika) on

Senator Ajimobi has not paid the civil servants in his state since the beginning of the year and just weeks after the unpaid workers began a state wide strike, rumour has it that he replied saying “If you don’t have money, how have you been getting to work for the past 6 months” now i’m not here to validate that but really though, is that really his God daughter? Nigerians aren't having any of that, that's for sure.

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These 5 Movies will Change Your Mind About Falling In Love

Think love is all sunshine and rainbows? Think again because these days, we’re even more susceptible to heartbreaks. The following movies show couples who fall deeply in love only to fall out of it for a lot of crazy reasons; some justifiable, some senseless and some for no reason at all.

If you’re in love or hoping to land the perfect relationship, you have to watch the following movies to learn a few things.

 

The Great Gatsby (2013)

This movie is an adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel. Leonardo Dicaprio plays Jay Gatsby, a billionaire known for throwing the most outrageous parties every week. Gatsby lives just across the bay from Daisy Buchanan, a woman he had a romantic relationship with years ago. Gatsby revealed he threw those lavish parties in hopes of her making an appearance which she did eventually.

Daisy who is married to an unfaithful and undeserving husband Tom decides to continue her love affair with Jay who treats her way better than Tom ever did. In an attempt to clear up this mess, the involved parties organized a seat down which didn’t end the way they intended. Gatsby and Daisy leave in the same car with Daisy behind the wheels. That night, Daisy accidentally kills Myrtle who happens to be Tom’s lover and although Daisy clearly committed the crime, Gatsby decides to take the blame for it and tells Daisy not to bother.

Seeking revenge for the death of his wife, Tom gets told by George that the car belonged to Gatsby and that he suspected Gatsby was Myrtle's lover.

The next morning, Gatsby hears the phone ringing and, thinking it is Daisy, climbs out of the pool. He is shot and killed by George; the green light on Daisy's dock is the last thing he sees.

Gatsby’s funeral was pretty sad, other than the media and Nick who narrated the entire story, there was no one present... not even Daisy who he threw those lavish parties for, who he took the blame for.

 

Gone Girl (2014)

If any movie shows how quickly love expires, it’s gone girl. Former New York-based writer Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) and Amy (Rosamund Pike) fell in love so quickly and decided to get married but what happens five years into the union?

They paint a picture of a happy home to the public while their marriage looks all the more feeble as the days go. On the day of their five year anniversary, Amy decides to go hiding leaving a trail of crazy and scary hints and evidences littered all in separate places for Nick and the police to have fun with. Nick who was an unfaithful companion becomes the prime suspect in her disappearance and although he wasn’t guilty, a series of over the top transactions and ridiculously well planned evidences painted him a disturbed man with a good enough reason to kill his wife who had made the world think she was pregnant. 

 

Blue Valentine (2010)

Blue Valentine shows a married couple, Dean Pereira (Ryan Gosling) and Cynthia "Cindy" Heller (Michelle Williams), shifting back and forth in time between their courtship and the dissolution of their marriage several years later. With Dean who was a house painter and Cindy a nurse at a clinic, the movie shifts between present and past trying to uncover what went wrong between a young high school dropout and a pre-med student living with her parents.

The past shows how Dean decides to take responsibility for a child that wasn’t his all in the name of love while the present shows how Dean’s lack of ambition and Cindy’s retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in their marriage.

 

Take This Waltz (2011)

Michelle Williams (againnnn) is torn between the husband Lou (Seth Rogen) whom she loves and a new man Daniel (Luke Kirby) in her life, whom she's unable to ignore.

Margot meets Daniel on a business trip and they hit it off immediately, she reveals to him that she was married.

Five years of marriage and Margot, a 28-year-old freelance writer struggles with her feelings for Lou. In an interesting turn of events, Daniel happens to be living down the road from Margot’s house which makes things a bit tricky for her struggling marriage. As the film progresses, Margot interacts more with Daniel and ultimately leaves her husband to be with him.

 

Revolutionary Road (2008)

The movie adaptation of Richard Yates' 1961 novel sees Titanic shipmates, Frank (Leonardo DiCaprio) and April Wheeler (Kate Winslet) always see themselves as far-removed from the conventionality of suburbia. Yet that is exactly what creeps up on them when they buy a house in Connecticut. He toils 10 hours a day in a job he hates, while she, as a 1950s homemaker, yearns for fulfillment and passion. Rebelling against the torpor of their lives, the couple plan an escape that may push them to their limits while raising two children.

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Russian Billionaire Offers $1 Billion To Breed Lebron and Serena

A report circulating on the web suggests a white billionaire is ready to splash $500 million apiece to have a super sport baby courtesy 22 grand slam winner, Serena Williams and Lebron James. According to Cremebmp, Russian billionaire, Vladist Sugarin is going to invest $1 Billion in acquiring a baby that would dominate all sports.

The billionaire is giving the pair till the end of the week to give a feedback and he is even willing to offer some ownership in his company which is worth over $15 Billion.

Now, I know genetics might not work this way... and even if it does, they aren’t horses, or dogs.

Now the story which was published by Cremebmp, which is a website that specializes in parody stories is somewhat fake, but what if...what if.

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Beyond Oil

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Beyond oil, what’s next? : The Niger Delta Avengers Blow up Another Pipeline

Recently, the Niger Delta Avengers have threatened to blow up several pipelines of oil operating companies which have exploited their lands without compensating the people of Niger Delta adequately. The rise of these avengers is due to the poor state of these people who believe they provide the source of Nigeria’s wealth through the sale of crude oil. While the federal government of Nigeria has been thinking of what step to take to alleviate the uprising of these avengers, they have just blown up another pipeline Qua Iboe 48-inch oil crude oil export line belonging to Exxon Mobil in Akwa Ibom state. The avengers have vowed to obstruct all means by President Muhammadu Buhari to export crude oil because he did not address their demands. Qua Iboe recently resumed operation in June after an attack which the avengers claimed the responsibility for.  The spokesman of the group Gen.Murdoch Agbinibo said, “The Niger Delta Avengers blew up ExxonMobil Qua Iboe 483 crude oil export pipeline. When will these International Oil companies learn to listen, we (avengers) said no export.”

According to the Vanguard newspaper, “Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) shut down the Trans Niger Pipeline, one of the two major pipelines that carries the Bonny Light crude grade for export following an outflow in Gio, Ogoni land, Rivers State.” The militant group which declared its close monitoring on repairs being carried on damaged pipelines attacked the Nembe 1, 2 and 3 Tedeba Brass trunk lines in Bayelsa and Rivers states on June 8, after the company carried out repairs on leaking Nembe Creek Trunk Line, NCTL (Amaize). In addition to this, they also bombed the Forcados 48-inch Crude Export Terminal in Delta State last month because Shell flouted its order not to carry out repairs of any sort on its installations damaged by the militant group until government addressed its demands. All these attacks have hampered oil production in oil companies.  The militant group said, “Until President Buhari takes our demands seriously and set up a genuine framework to address the Niger Delta question, we will continue to obstruct all avenues to export our crude oil”(Amaize). The armed forces are working on a plan against the next attack of this group of people.


Reference: "Avengers Blows up Another Pipeline as FG Considers Action against Militants - Vanguard News." Vanguard News. N.p., 2016. Web. 13 July 2016.

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This Popular OAP Wants You To Take The Minimum Wage Challenge

What Is The Minimum Wage Challenge?

The minimum wage challenge is an initiative first used in the U.S. in 2014. It was a call for all elected officials and community members to live on Florida’s minimum wage of $8.05 an hour for 5 days and document the experience on social media. The reason behind this was that some felt the need for the minimum wage to be increased and what better way to convey this message to the “men in power” than to make them experience what it felt like to live with that as an income for a month. Since then, it has been kept in the wraps until May, 2016 when former Florida Democratic Party Chair and Candidate for Congress District Bob Poe, announced that he will take on the Minimum Wage Challenge.

The minimum wage in Nigeria is 18,000 naira and despite the rumours of an impending review and possible upgrade to 45,000, Nigerians are not keeping their hopes up just yet. Former NLC leader, Oshiomhole said that N200 to one US Dollar means Nigerian workers are earning just meagre income of $90 per month at the current N18,000 minimum wage, The Union reports, but that was before the Naira to Dollar relationship became what it is now.

As a result of this, Popular Nigerian OAP and to a fair point, social media influencer @Osi_suave took to twitter and decided to live on 18,000 a month. I mean, if Ben Murray-Bruce could get us purchasing indigenous stuff all from the comfort of his internet enabled smartphone, surely we can get the likes of him to take the Minimum Wage Challenge.

 

And he is ready to give you a hand if you are willing to join him.

 

Poor Osi even got a little motivation from IK.

 

Okay, sorry, this is funny.

 

Barely two days in and Osi is already losing his mind. I know a lot of you would read this and dismiss it without giving it a second thought and I was going to ask for us to all get involved but then again, most of us already live this life unknowingly and I know that no amount of involvement can make elected officials here take this challenge and see it truthfully but it’s worth a shot.

If you feel inspired to take on this challenge, feel free to do so and document your experience online to help spread the word... 18,000 a month is just not going to cut it.

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Tjan’s Aduke Now Has A Video And It’s Every Bit As Heartwarming As Its Audio

Amazing songwriter/Vocalist, TJAN released Aduke months ago. A truly breathtaking radio worthy song about love and companionship featuring the multi-talented Cohbams Asuquo which seats at a comfortable position midway through our monthly music chart. The video has just been released and it’s just as heart-warming as the audio. Shot and directed by Kemi Adetiba, here is the video to the Amazing Aduke.

 

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Pokémon Go: What’s All The Fuss About?

First it was Temple Run, so quickly it became Candy Crush and then the incredibly annoying Flappy Bird. I turned to social media a couple days back and it seemed we had turned back the hands of time, everyone was talking or rather hunting Pokémons.

According to Vox, a teenage girl even found a dead body while looking for Pokémon. And police in Missouri claimed that four suspected robbers lured in victims with the possibility of Pokémon.

The Nintendo owned franchise that took the world by storm in the late 1990’s is making its way back through a mobile game called Pokémon Go. The mobile game available on both Android and iOS platforms is well on its way to becoming the most actively used App on the Android platform.

How does this App work?

Simply put, Pokémon Go accesses your phone’s GPS and recognizes where you are in the game and makes Pokémon appear at specific locations around you in actual real life lol quite something eyy? This combination of real life and game reality is called “Augmented Reality” and you should be seeing more of that as you get older. As you play the game, you would unlock different Pokémon characters as you move from place to place... I’ll say it’s a clever way to encourage people to exercise a little.

So why are people so excited to go Poké hunting? The idea is simple, ever since the first Pokémon screening, fans of this idea have always asked the question “What if Pokémons are real and are existing in the real world?” This mobile game aims at answering that question... I personally found one in my living room.

So here’s the thing, Pokémon Go isn’t available in the Nigerian Apple store and will require you to switch Stores but if your Bank account is linked, then that wouldn’t solve your problem either. You will have to create a fresh Apple account and link it to the U.S. Store but make sure you don't include bank details  

If you use a Droid, here's what you have to do.

  1. Go to Settings > Security > and allow permission to download 'Unknown sources'
  2. Download the Pokémon Go APK file, from download site such as APK Mirror or APK Pure. After downloading, say 'OK' to the warning message
  3. Swipe down from the top of the screen and select 'Install' on the Pokémon Go file in the notification centre
  4. There have been reports of malicious software appearing in Pokémon Go APK files so make sure to check reviews before downloading. Or to avoid hackers having access to your phone.

Pokémon Go really is a good game, the only down side being that it just kicks in full swing without any proper introductory speech or learning curve to go through.

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Forget Everything You Ever Knew About Your Zodiac Sign

For people who believe in this type of stuff, I’m not sure how you to break this to you. Recent discovery has led to a new belief system about the constellations and the birth of a new zodiac sign, the effects of which have sent reverberations echoing all round the world... for people who believe in this type of stuff.

Let’s Back It Up A Little

The photo circulating all over the internet was from a TIME magazine publication in January 2011, a publication that wasn’t acknowledged well enough for people to change what they believe about the zodiacs. However, the way twitter works; we expect the resurfacing of this photo to cause a lot of controversy.

So What Is TIME Magazine Saying?

When Astrologers say “The sun is in Pisces”, the sun really isn’t in Pisces and since your astrological sign has been determined by the position of the sun on the day you were born, you probably are not what you think you are – And the reason is this:

Astrologers had a little problem right from the inception. Ancient Babylonians had 13 constellations, but wanted only 12, so threw out Ophuchicus, the snake holder. Libra didn’t even enter the picture until the era of Julius Caesar.

So here’s the deal, if all the constellations are to be taken into consideration, this is how the real signs of the zodiac should look like.

Capricorn: Jan. 20-Feb. 16.
Aquarius: Feb. 16-March 11.
Pisces: March 11-April 18.
Aries: April 18-May 13.
Taurus: May 13-June 21.
Gemini: June 21-July 20.
Cancer: July 20-Aug. 10.
Leo: Aug. 10-Sept. 16.
Virgo: Sept. 16-Oct. 30.
Libra: Oct. 30-Nov. 23.
Scorpio: Nov. 23-29.
Ophiuchus: Nov. 29-Dec. 17. 
Sagittarius: Dec. 17-Jan. 20.

So there you have it, if you believe in this type of stuff, everything you ever believed about yourself is wrong and if you ask me, you’re better off in the hands of fortune cookies.

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