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Remain strong icon of democracy, Fintiri tells Jonathan at 63



By Onimisi Alao Yola

Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, has identified with former President Goodluck Jonathan as the former president marks his 63rd birthday.

Fintiri describes Jonathan as an epitome of humility and an icon of democracy who will be long remembered for selflessness and love for country over personal intrrests.

Fintiri said in a message passed to journalists by his Press Secretary, Humwashi Wonosikou that as former President Goodluck Jonathan marks his 63rd birthday Friday November 20, Jonathan would be remembered for his exemplary character and sacrifice for sustainable democracy in Nigeria.

The governor quoted Goodluck Jonathan’s famous remark, ‘My ambition is not worth the blood of any Nigerian,’ and said Jonathan is a rare son of Africa.

“Your commitment to Nigerian nationhood remains outstanding and commendable. Today, Africa celebrates your sacrifice for nation and democracy,” Fintiri said.

Fintiri added that former President Goodluck Jonathan’s commitment to peace has seen him working as ECOWAS peace envoy to Mali.

“You are a person of great integrity and deep dignity and extraordinary courage. Your courage has helped in no small measure in deepening democracy on the continent,” Fintiri said.

He commending Jonathan’s God fearing posture amid sit tight leaders in and around Aftica.

“I’m glad to add my comments to the many who wish you happy birthday. Thank you for setting examples of working in good faith in finding common ground,” Governor Fintiri said, praying for long life, good health and strength for former President Goodluck Jonathan to do more for the continent.

Fintiri added, “Your love for Nigeria and commitment to her unity, stability and good governance is worthy of emulation by all. Nigeria owes you a debt that her people cannot pay. Happy birthday the quintessential African politician.”

The Nation

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MEET The Prominent Nollywood Actress Who Spent Most Of Her Life In Canada



Nollywood actress, Linda Osifo needs no introduction when it comes to acting.

The beautiful lady can be described as one of the most talented young actresses in Nigeria as we speak.

Although she was born in Edo State, Nigeria, she left Nigeria for Canada at the age of 16 and it was in Canada she had her education.

She is the first daughter and middle child of her family and she holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Psychology from York University in Toronto, Canada.

She had her debut acting role in 2012 when she starred in Family Secrets, in New Jersey, USA directed by Ikechukwu Onyeka.

She returned to Nigeria in 2013 and she starred in her first Nollywood film, ‘King Akubueze’ which was directed by Nonso Emekewe.

She also featured in the popular Nigerian soap opera Tinsel as ‘Nina Fire’ and in 2017, Linda played the role of Adesuwa Dakolo in EbonyLife’s spin-off drama series, ‘Fifty’[8] and Africa Magic’s television series ‘Jemeji’, playing the role of Noweyhon.

See her photos below;


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Man who lost a leg after allegedly being shot by SARS during arrest for crime he ”didn’t commit” is discharged and acquitted after spending 5 years in prison



A man has been discharged and acquitted after spending 5 years in prison for a crime he says he didn’t commit.

According to youth advocate, Oluyemi Fasipe, the man was mistakenly arrested alongside some kidnappers. During the arrest, he was allegedly shot by SARS and his leg had to be amputated.

He spent 5 years in jail and was acquitted on Friday, Nov 27.

Oluyemi said he spoke with the man’s lawyer and advised him to write a petition to the Ondo State panel of inquiry on the victim’s behalf.

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CKay has Joined the Warner Music Family



Afrobeats singer/songwriter CKay is now officially a member of the Warners Music Family!

The announcement was made by Warner Music SA’s official page, where CKay was welcomed to the label. It was also revealed that the singer’s sophomore album and first major label debut will drop in 2021. Warner Music SA says,

We’re thrilled to welcome @ckay_yo to the Warner Music family! The star is working on his sophomore album and first major label debut which is set to drop in 2021! Welcome to the family, CKay!

Photo Credit: @WarnerMusicSA

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