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Social media influencers using #EndSARS protests for popularity -Police spokesperson, Frank Mba

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The Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Police Force, Frank Mba, is of the opinion that some social media influencers and pseudo-activists have harped on the #EndSARS campaign just to grow their fan base on social media as well as seek public validation.

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Mba said this in an interview with Channels TV.

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“I have seen some of those who are pushing for end SARS who are just pseudo-activists, people who are desperate for public validation, people who are looking to be seen as social media influencers and I will tell you these are the people that post false items, fake news.” he said

 

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Nigeria’s Aisha Yesufu, Uyaiedu Ipke-Etim make it to BBC 100 Women 2020 list

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The BBC has revealed its list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020 and Aisha Yesufu and Uyaiedu Ipke-Etim made it to the list.

This year’s 100 Women is highlighting those who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times.

The list includes UK nurse, Professor Dame Elizabeth Anionwu, who is of Nigerian descent.

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She is an emeritus professor of nursing at the University of West London and a patron of the UK Sickle Cell Society.

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She is a groundbreaking sickle-cell and thalassemia nurse who campaigned for a statue of British-Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole. She’s been a key figure in highlighting the disproportionate impact of Covid-19 on BAME communities.

Uyaiedu Ipke-Etim, a Nigerian feminist film-maker, director and LGBTQ+ activist, who has committed herself to creating stories about marginalised groups in Nigeria, also made it to the list.

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Her film Ife?, which means “love” in Yoruba, tells the story of two Nigerian lesbians navigating the harsh, homophobic realities of Nigeria. Following the announcement of the film’s impending release, it has faced state censorship in Nigeria.

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Aisha Yesufu, a Nigerian activist demanding good governance in Nigeria, also made it to the list.

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Others on the list are: four-time Grammy award winner Angélique Kidjo, who advocates on behalf of children as a Unicef ambassador, Sanna Marin, who leads Finland’s all-female coalition government, Michelle Yeoh, star of the new Avatar and Marvel films and Sarah Gilbert, who heads the Oxford University research into a coronavirus vaccine, as well as Jane Fonda, a climate activist and actress.

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And in an extraordinary year – when countless women around the world have made sacrifices to help others – one name on the 100 Women list has been left blank as a tribute.

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“Please stop the comparison amongst housemates on social media, we are all striving and working at our own pace” – BBNaija star, Tolani Baj tells fans

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Big Brother Naija season 5 star, Tolani Baj has made an appeal to fans to stop comparing former housemates and their success on social media.

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According to her, they are striving and working at their own pace. She also added that the former housemates are all unique in their own way.

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Please stop the comparison amongst the housemates on social media. We’re all striving & working at our own pace. Peace & love

We’re all unique in our own way.

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Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style

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Actress Chika Ike who recently turned 35 years old threw a lavish party at Shiro Lagos where her colleagues, family, friends and business partners attended in style on the 8th of November.

We found out the grand event was attended by the creme de la creme  in the industry and Shiro Lagos was completely transformed with exquisite decor to celebrate the actress and business woman.

In attendance were; Cecil Hammond, Rita Dominic, Eucheria Anunobi, Nse Ikpe Etim, Ayo Makun (Ay), Mike Ezuruonye, Beverly Osu, Juliet Ibrahim, Williams Uchemba, Ini Edo, Linus Okorie, Basket mouth, Michelle Dede, Lily Afe, Eniola Badmus, Sir Uti to name a few and Denrele Edun as the official MC.

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They all showed up ready to party and they did not disappoint as pictures and videos showed all of them throw it down on the dance floor as they celebrated with their friend and colleague.

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Check out pictures from the event below.

Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
Chika Ike Throws Lavish 35th Birthday Party In Grand Style
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