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I sincerely apologize for addressing the youth as “Children” – Lagos Lawmaker, Desmond Elliot says

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Recall that Nollywood actor and Lagos law maker, Desmond Elliot went viral on social media on Thursday after a video of him addressing the youth as children, he has taken to social media to tender an apology following a backlash from celebrities as well as Nigerians.

See also; Barely 48 hours after, video of Desmond Elliot going against Nigerian youths over their use of social media surfaces

Desmond Elliot in a series of tweet via his handle wrote; ”I have read your honest feedback & suggestions & I sincerely apologize for addressing the youth as “Children” I did not mean to be insensitive with this, it was borne out of the magnitude of destruction & looting of businesses I witnessed when I went on a tour of my constituency.

I saw women crying and my constituent members distraught as a result of the damages inflicted on their source of livelihood. I was moved by this while giving my submission on the floor of the House.

I allowed my emotions get the better of me and for this I apologize to everyone my earlier statements may have hurt.

Please, understand that even the best of us make mistakes. This is why, moving forward, I ask that we all try to engage constructively on the issues that affect all of us. I promise to do the same.

The pain that I feel for my constituents, the calls for assistance that I continue to get, and the need to mitigate against further destruction and violence will continue to drive my engagements and my work.

I thank you all for expressing your views, and in the future, I promise to be more conscious and aware. Together, we will build a better Nigeria. End.”

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Feminism is incompatible with expecting men to finance you — Reno Omokri tells ladies.

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Popular social media critic, Reno Omokri has some words of wisdom for ladies who identify as FEMINISTS.


The former presidential aide listed some things FEMINISM is not compatible with and one of them is ”expecting men to finance a woman’s lifestyle”.


He made this remark while sharing his popular RenoNuggets via his Twitter page.

Read his post below ;

Feminism is incompatible with

•Requesting transport fare to visit men
• Expecting men to foot bills for anything you both benefited from
•Expecting men to financially maintain you

Feminism is not something you are. It’s something you do!

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NPP threatens to sue media houses broadcasting Akufo-Addo’s alleged bribery video

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The New Patriotic Party (NPP) has threatened to litigate all media houses that are televising a video alleging that President Akufo-Addo took a bribe of $40,000.


A viral video on social media has divided minds among Ghanaians after it indicated Akufo-Addo to have taken a bribe.

However, the NPP has vehemently dismissed the accusations and described the video as bogus and misleading.

Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, the NPP’s Deputy Campaign Manager, Dr Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, said it was wrong for the media to be sharing a video that besmirches the President.

He disclosed that the said video is from 2016, adding that it was a donation from a supporter to the party’s campaign.

“It’s all over social media. Yesterday, they even dared to show it on a television station. We are coming after that television station,” he said.

“It is defamatory on the President of Ghana. It is unethical and unprofessional. You take old videos of campaign donation and distort it, seeking to make it look like a recent video, come on. 

Is the NDC too incompetent to fake a video correctly? You want to run a nation and can’t even fake things.”

“Listen to the narrative they attached to the video, that the president took a bribe of $40,000. 

This in 2016 was equivalent to GHS168,000. Really? And they think that people will believe? Let’s even escalate it to $40,000 at the current rate, that will give GHS230,000. 

It cannot even buy the engine of the Ford expedition that candidate Mahama took.”

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‘Davido is more important to the music industry than Wizkid.’

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A Nigerian man sparked a conversation between fans of two music industry favourites on social media recently.



According to Brian, in a post which he shared on Twitter, Davido was more important to the industry than his colleague, Wizkid.

Even though he did not state the yardstick for measurement, fans of both singers trooped out to defend their faves.

He wrote:

“Davido is more important to the music industry than Wizkid.”

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Fans of both singers took to the comment section to express their opinion about the revelation.

See some comments below;

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