Fayose: APC will fail woefully in the July 14

Fayose: Ekiti APC is a house divided against itself, it will fail woefully on July 14

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose has described the violence that marred today’s All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primary election in the State as shameful and a clear indication that “the APC will fail woefully in the July 14 governorship election because apart from its rejection be Ekiti people, the party has become a house divided against that can never hold.”

Governor Fayose, who reacted through his Special Assistant on Public Communication and New Media, Lere Olayinka, said; “The whole world can now see the so-called progressives. Ordinary primary election, they can’t hold. It is shameful!”

He said “if the party could be this violent during their own primary election, won’t they
do worse things during the election proper?

“INEC should therefore be mindful of being used to manipulate the July 14 election in favour of APC because the party has today, lost the election by the open advertisement of its anti-democratic credentials.”

Governor Fayose, who reiterated that APC was a party of hypocrites and anti-democratic elements, masquerading as progressives, added that “A party, who uses guns and machetes to settle minor political disagreements among its members as done in Ado Ekiti today, in the full glare of the public, will use grenades and missiles to confront inter-party issues.”

Who wins Big Brother Naija today… Tobi, Miracle, Cee C, Nina or Alex?

As the Big Brother Naija 2018 reality show tagged ‘Double Wahala’ comes to an end tomorrow, and the social media agog with campaigns and posters of the lasting five housemates who made it to the final week inundating fans of the show, the question begging answer is, who among the five remaining contestants will walk away with grand prize of N20million cash and an SUV valued at N25million, thus bringing the total package to N45million.

The five housemates, who are standing a chance at the ultimate grand prize, are Tobi Bakre (Tobi), Asogwa Alexandra Amuche Sandra (Alex), Miracle Ikechukwu Igbokwe (Miracle), Chinonso Nina (Nina) and Cynthia Nwadiora (Cee-C).

With Anto, Lolu and Khloe eviction last Sunday, the build up to tomorrow’s grand finale and live show has been drama filled with clashes, tension, intrigues and emotional moments in the Big Brother house.

The final showdown like the edition, See Gobbe, has seen celebrities drum support for their favourite candidates. Leading the squad is Omo Baba Olowo, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, who has come to support Tobi. He took to his Twitter page writing: “Team TEAM TOBI for the win.”

Another celebrity who has pitched her tent with the former Heritage Bank staff is Nollywood actress, Liz Anjorin. On her Instagram page, she wrote “Tobi Bakre for the money. Tobi Bakre is (O.B.A) Omo Baba Alanu not (O.B.O) Omo Baba Olowo. To me, my cutest Tobi Bakre is working hard to earn a living. We can all see how brilliant, smart and eloquent Tobi is.

“Please, lets join hands and show him pure love to make him win. Please, I’m begging you nooni, if truly you want your children to be smart and brilliant like Tobi Bakre, oya help me vote my son.”

Simi Esiri, wife of singer, Dr Sid, who has been a staunch supporter of Tobi wrote: “Honestly I’m blown away with how well he’s done so far. It’s the last stretch now and we can see that Tobi genuinely has a shot at winning #BBNaijaGuys let’s vote for him because he has played the game fair and square.

“He has won numerous tasks and been Head of house more than three times and apart from the game, Tobi has been a gentleman and legit friend to everyone in the house. He’s a REAL G and deserves to win.”

Actor turned politician, Desmond Elliot, seems to be torn between Miracle and Tobi. On his Instagram page, he wrote: “On a more serious note, the Toracle brothers (Tobi and Miracle) are cool and special. Big Brother Naija is just a game, let’s enjoy it and remove sentiments. May the best TORACLE man win.”

Also supporting Tobi is Nollywood actor, Timini Egbuson, who said he was supporting the five-time BBNaija Head of House and expects him to win. The Actor on his Twitter page wrote: “Fully supporting/voting Tobi. He did the work, now it’s time for us to get him that cash! Vote please for him to win. Tweets and comments don’t count.”

Singer, Orezi also pitched his tent for Tobi to emerge winner of the show. He wrote “TEAM Tobi for the win. Tobi for the money.”

For DJ Exclusive it is Miracle, as he wrote on his twitter page: “MIRACLE!! Winner of BBNaija ‘DOUBLE WAHALA 2018!!!

Last Sunday live show took off with a performance from Mavin Record’s Reekado Banks, who performed his latest single ‘Like’. Biggie, always with an ace up his sleeves, asked the housemates to move to the arena, where they were to have their final wager challenge.

The housemates were asked to pick a suitcase each from 10 suitcases holding various gift items including a cash prize. If a housemate picked the suitcase with the cash prize, the wager would be lost. Miracle picked the suitcase with the money thus winning the cash prize, even as the housemates now get to spend their last week in the house without their wager.

The housemates were up for even more surprises as they each received a video message from their loved ones back home wishing them well on the final leg of the show.

Meanwhile, during the week, feud between Cee-C and Tobi reached an all time low, as angry Cee-C stomped around the BBNaija house firing insults at Tobi, on Wednesday, thus drawing reactions from viewers of the show.

For her action was issued a warning strike for going berserk on fellow housemate. She verbally attacked Tobi, and challenged him to a fight. Tobi on his part received a word of advise from Biggie.

It would be recalled that Tobi and Cee-C (Ceebi) developed a relationship after Biggie paired the housemates together. However, the estranged housemates have not been on talking terms since the beginning of their complicated feud.

At the initial stage of their relationship, Cee-C constantly taunts Tobi with false accusations and mind games, while he always apologised to her at every accusation made.

The line was drawn earlier in the show when Cee-C accused Tobi of sexually assaulting her during one of her anger episodes. Tobi debunked the allegations, and this brought to an end to their relationship in the house. Since falling out with Cee-C, Tobi moved on and became close friends with Anto and Alex much to the annoyance of Cee-C.

Cee-C had early on Wednesday begun insulting Tobi claiming he has been gossiping about her. She described him as a ‘useless, miserable fool’, and accused him of relating with every female in the house. “You are a man and you cannot stand on your own,” she said.

Prior to the Wednesday melodrama, there was a twist in the Head of House challenge on Monday. Unlike when the housemates will go into the arena and play a game of chance, Biggie asked them to choose from either a housemate who has either had the least opportunity or the most experience in leading the House.

Miracle put Cee-C’s name up, trying to be fair towards everyone, Alex disputing the nomination suggested it be put to a vote. Cee-C, who has never had the opportunity to be Head of House, missed out on the opportunity when they decided to vote on it. Nina emerged Head of House after the vote.

Having flouted the Biggie’s directive, which did not go well with him, the housemates were given 90 minutes to reverse the choice. They were given the option to choose from either Cee-C or Tobi in the space of minimal time.

Tobi having won the highest number of Head of House challenge and Cee-C none opted out of the race, hence leaving Cee-C as the choice. However, barely 12 hours after her ascendance to the throne, Cee-C was on Wednesday dethroned from being the Head of House following her verbal attack on Tobi earlier in the day. With the development, Biggie ordered for new election. Alex was chosen as the new Head of House.

As if the ‘gods’ affirmed their approval of Alex’s ascension to the throne, she alongside Miracle won the ‘Close-Up Teeth Task’ last Thursday. Biggie asked the housemates to prepare for their presentation, first by creating groups as they were to present the task in these groups.

Alex and Cee-C was the first pair to present their task piece. Alex presented her bae issues, mentioning how her boyfriend always has her brush her teeth before a kiss.

Cee-C then gave Alex some brushing advice, alerting her that there are very damaging and ineffective brushing methods that lead to oral problems. She also offered her some Close-up products like tooth paste and tooth brushes.
Next was Miracle and Nina (Alpha). Miracle was to go on a date and his brother advised him to cover his mouth when talking to the ‘babe’ who in this case was Nina, and it looked like he too needed some Close-up intervention.

Miracle tried hard to keep his mouth covered while talking to the babe (Nina) but his hand gave in and the odour escaped, having Nina leave him right there. His ‘brother’ offered him a range of Close-up products in order to rectify his mouth odour problem but advised him to get rid if his father’s toothbrush. Miracle heeded to his brother’s advice and got his own brush, it was then that Nina obliged to a second date and scored himself a bae.

Tobi and Cee-C was the third pair to make their presentation. Tobi tried to chase his singing dreams but ended up being chased off the stage because of his smelly mouth. His babe offered some Close-up products and he made come back with a fresh breath. She also gave him more mouth health advice.

Up next was Miracle and Alex. Miracle tried to keep his odour from ruining his job interview but Alex insisted he speak and when he did, need we say more… Miracle decided to seek medical advise, and the doctor broke the odour dilemma down and advised him to use his new Close-up products instead of the toothbrush he’s been using since he was a kid. Miracle managed to kick the odour blues away and got his dream job.

Tobi and Nina (Omega) made the last presentation. Both had been tinder buddies for a while and decided to meet. Things however took a rather smelly turn when Nina uncovered her mouth, which resulted in Tobi running off. Dr. Tobi explained the odour issue and offered Nina a range of Close-up products to improve her chances of getting a kiss.

After all the presentations, Miracle and Alex (Delta) emerged as the winner of the challenge thereby bagging one million naira cash prize and N50,000 Close-up products worth.

In Response to Stolen Mace in Nigeria


Today, some armed hoodlums led by suspended Senator, Ovie Omo-Agege, walked into the Senate plenary and seized the symbol of authority of the Upper Legislative Chamber, the mace.

This action is an act of treason, as it is an attempt to overthrow a branch of the Federal Government of Nigeria by force, and it must be treated as such. All security agencies must stand on the side of due process and immediately mobilise their personnel to retrieve the mace and apprehend the mastermind and the perpetrators of this act.

This action is also an affront on the legislature, and the leadership of the House has come to express their support against this action.

The Senate is now in an Executive session.

An updated statement will be released immediately after the closed door session.

Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi

Senate Spokesperson

Source: Premium Times

In your Life’s Blueprint

 

Most times, the strongest of all are those who fight and conquer battles that nobody has an inkling about (Ademola Adelu).

Only those who have experienced darkness can truly value the significance of light.

However, this writeup is mainly targeted at Young school leavers just like the writer himself. For this is the most important and crucial moment in life.

You should always realise that; What you decide now and venture into may depict the way your entire life shall go.

This  forms the genesis of this great question- Do you have a proper, a solid and a sound blueprint???

If you chose No, it is never too late. Take a deep breathe and ruminate on this food for thoughts as the core of your life’s blueprint.

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The Core of Your Life’s Blueprint
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# Always Have a Stern Belief in Your own Dignity:

Do not allow any one make you feel you are worthless. Always feel that you have worth by justifying that with ur innate abilities and strengths. You also have to always own your life with ultimate significance and high esteem.

# Set Defined and Achievable Goals:

As days unfold, keep drawing out the road map of your life as regards to the work you will do, strategic steps to crossing the hurdle and finally take action.

# Act With Focus,Total Dedication and Determination:

Once you have discovered what you will do in life, set out to do it well with the zeal and determination to achieving excellence in your desired path. Always ensure every moment pays tribute towards the ultimate goal.

If beign a Bush proves abortive at the moment, be  a Tree,
If being a  Sun proves abortive at the moment, be a Star,
If beign a Highway proves abortive at the moment, be a Trail

For its not by size that you win or you fail. Just be whatever you are as long as you are still on the right track to you final destination.

To crown it up, I would like to conclude with this inspirational quote of a renowned motivational speaker (Martin Luther King);

If you can’t fly, run,
If you can’t run, walk,
If you can’t walk, crawl

Always remember that the life of  any successful person today, has never being like that of a Crystal stair or a straight line graph. Hence, you must keep moving until you achieve your ultimate goals.

Author: Ademola Adelu

5 TRAITS THAT SHOWS YOU LACK EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND SOLUTIONS

Good day great leaders I welcome you to another edition of the LEADERS CORNER, it is so good to hear from you again, and also wish you happy weekend. Today we would be looking at signs to show that you lack emotional intelligence, I have been there and am still working on mine so don’t get bothered this still happens to you, couple with the fact of  things we face daily it might look like an hurdle one can’t overcome when it comes to emotional intelligence but the goodnews is that we can do it.  ‘’Remember you can be anything you put your mind to’’. 

So let us look briefly at five emotional intelligence traits you have been practicing and how to overcome them:


YOU GET STRESSED EASILY



 Many of us are guilty of this, and are easily stressed by any Slightest  tension or any activities that seems beyond our control and this unaddressed emotions strain the mind and the body. People who fail to use their emotional intelligence skills are more likely to turn to other,and this is a less effective means of managing their mood. They are twice as likely to experience anxiety, depression, substance abuse and even thoughts of suicide.

SOLUTION:   When faced with stress, try and relax yourself and  make the stress more manageable thereby enabling you  to spot and tackle tough situations before things escalate.

YOU MAKE ASSUMPTIONS QUICKLY AND DEFEND THEM VEHEMENTLY

People who lack emotional intelligence form an opinion quickly and then succumb to confirmation bias, meaning they gather evidence that supports their opinion and ignore any evidence to the contrary. More often than not, they argue to make people support their views. This is especially dangerous for leaders, as their under-thought-ideas become the entire team’s strategy.

SOLUTION: Instead of making quick judgments and assumptions, weigh and ruminate on your thoughts and don’t let your reactions be driven by your emotions. You should give your thoughts time  to develop and consider the possible consequences and counter-arguments. Then, you communicate your developed idea in the most effective way possible, taking into account the needs and opinions of their audience.


YOU HOLD GRUDGES



Many of us tends to hold on to grudges and this shows you are not emotionally intelligent and the negative emotions that come with holding on to a grudge are actually a stress response. Just thinking about the event sends your body into fight-or-flight mode, a survival mechanism that forces you to stand up and fight or run for the hills when faced with a threat. In fact, researchers at Emory University have shown that holding on to stress contributes to high blood pressure and heart disease. Holding on to a grudge means you’re holding on to stress.

SOLUTION: Try as much as possible to do away with grudges, letting go of a grudge not only makes you feel better now but can also improve your health.

YOU DON’T KNOW YOUR TRIGGERS



 Many people that cant control their emotions or how to respond to things don’t know their triggers such as situations and people that push their buttons and thus making them to act impulsively.

SOLUTION:  Study your  triggers and use this knowledge to sidestep situations and people before they get the best of them.

YOU BLAME OTHER PEOPLE FOR HOW THEY MAKE YOU FEEL


 So many are fond of blaming people for their outburst and actions, but would you continue to use people as an excuse of how and what you feel? So funny how many of us even accuse the devil of pushing us to do things, this injustice on the devil must stop. You are responsible for your happiness and your actions.

SOLUTION:   No one can make you feel anything that you don’t want to. Thinking otherwise only holds you back . take responsibility for your actions this shows you are in charge of your life.

Am sure many of us have seen where we have been guilty and would want us to work on it that is why solutions has been provided, and I want to encourage you to practice this as it is a continuous process and might take time to get to the the level where  we are emotionally stable and sound. This is a great trait a leader must acquire so please take a move and save yourself and your families, friends and followers of been emotionally down every time. Thanks for reading.
Happy weekend

And always remember to make someone smile..it worth more than anything in the world.. Love you guys
Anticpate our new topic for next week….I won’t let the cat out of the bag. Wait for it

Till we meet again on leaders corner I remain OLUWATOBI OKE (pastorgoody)

WHAT EVERY LEADERS NEED: EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Have you ever been in a situation where it seems you woke up from the wrong side of your bed? Where everything just seems it is not going the way you planned? Or perhaps have someone turned you down or not appreciate you after doing a great job? Have you ever felt in such a way that you cant explain why you are gloomy and feeling unhappy? Have someone ever said something to you that killed your morale all through the day? If you have ever experienced any of this, congratulations you are not in this alone.

But when you find yourself in this situation how do you handle it, am pretty sure many of us transfer our aggression to people and make them pay for what they knew nothing about. It makes people immediately notice when you are not in the mood or perhaps when you have mood swing . it becomes so bad for you as a leader at home, workplace and every section where you lead because it affects your effectiveness and thereby damping others morale and emotions. May I tell you this as a leader it is not enough for you to be very intelligent even though it is a key factor in leading others but if your emotional intelligence is very low then am careful to say that your organization is going down the drain because as a leader you are meant to influence others and a very important way of doing this is how you communicate, and your emotion at this part plays a key role.

So you might what to ask what is emotional intelligence? Emotional intelligence refers to the capability of a person(leader) to manage and control his or her emotions and possess the ability to control the emotions of others as well, that is,they can influence the emotions of other people also.

Having established the fact that emotional intelligence is a very important skill in leadership. it has been researched that for one to be emotionally intelligent this five elements must be seen as a trait in such a person which are:

SELF-AWARENESS: How aware are you of your environment, this makes you be in a better position to understand others, and affect people around you, this also means you are aware of your strengths and weakness. And anytime you experience anger try take note of what made you annoyed.

SELF-REGULATION: This is the next step in which you think and digest what you intend saying before spilling it out and this would impact others in a positive way, that is, you must be accountable to yourself whenever you make a mistake and always try to be calm in whatever situation.

MOTIVATION: How motivated are you when faced with series of tasks, when you are motivated as a leader it becomes easy for you to influence others, as a leader show your followers how it is done by leading by example and always see something good in every challenge you find yourself.

EMPHATY: As a emotional intelligent person, how well are you able to put yourself in other’s shoes before judging them and as a leader you should be able to empathise  with others because this in turn makes you earn the respect of your followers.

SOCIAL SKILLS: This is about communicating your point of view to your follower, and this is needed to help build relationship and in turn makes them trust you as a leader.

Diagram showing elements of emotional intelligence 

Check yourself if you are truly emotionally intelligent, in my next article I would be sharing with us signs that shows you lack emotional intelligence. I would appreciate you seek honest opinions of others especially your followers and ask them how you react when you are annoyed? And how well you handle tasks under pressure?  This would give you a direction on where you need to adjust and be emotionally intelligent.
Till we meet again on leaders corner I remain OLUWATOBI OKE (pastorgoody)

 Smileys And People Emojis With Their Meaning

So, many of us are fond of using smileys to spice our chats but between you and I,we don’t know the meanings of most of them (winks), so why not take your glass of water,take a seat and relax, you’ll find all current WhatsApp smileys and people emojis as well as a description of their meaning. Have fun with diving into the colorful world of WhatsApp smileys!

Category: Whatsapp Smileys & People

Emoji Live Meaning
Smiley is in a good temper Whatsapp - U+1F600 😀 Grinning Face
Happy emoji with a wide grin. Chat partner is in a very good temper and laughing cheerfully.
Smiley laughs with open mouth - U+1F603 😃 Smiling Face With Open Mouth
Typical smiley face with open mouth and oval eyes. Is in a positive mood, shows its teeth and laughs cheerfully.
Laughing Whatsapp emoji narrows to eyes - U+1F604 😄 Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Smiling Eyes
Smiley’s mouth is wide open, its eyes squeezed shut with joy. Laughs loudly, cheerfully and heartily. Only the typical emoji eyes distinguish it from the classical smiley face.
Whatsapp Emoticon has closed eyes and laughs - U+1F606 😆 Smiling Face With Open Mouth And Closed Eyes
Emoji is on the verge of a fit of laughter. Means the same as “XD” and “><” as a text-based emoticon.
Smiley winking with one eye - U+1F609 😉 Winking Face
Smiley blinks mischievously with one eye. Expression of humor, has been pulling a practical joke or is flirting with you.
Smiley is delighted with red cheeks - U+1F60A 😊 Smiling Face With Smiling Eyes
Is very happy and grinning. Also a little embarrassed and has red cheeks. The eyes are laughing, showing its joy. Text-based variant: ^^.
Slight smile emoji Whatsapp - U+1F642 🙂 Slightly Smiling Face
Emoji is at one with the world and at the same time a little happy. Has a slight smile on its face.
Smiley narrows his eyes while smiling - U+263A Smiling Face
Smiley is squinting its eyes. The eyebrows are pitched, while it shows a somewhat mischievous and timid grin.
Blushing Whatsapp Smiley face - U+1F633 😳 Flushed Face
Face shows the inner tension, could also be flushing with embarrassment. Eyes are wide open. Is bashful, or in an awkward or surprising situation.
Grinning Whatsapp Smiley showing teeth - U+1F601 😁 Grinning Face With Smiling Eyes
Smiley is showing its teeth while grinning, eyes are smiling awkwardly. Is very happy at the moment or a little embarrassed.
Smiley grimaces, joking - U+1F62C 😬 Grimacing Face
Chat partner is jocular. Is hilariously fooling around, pulling funny faces. Might also mean nervous or ungainly.
Emoji laughs smugly - U+1F60F 😏 Smirking Face
Complacently grinning smiley. Caution is recommended. Someone might be having something cunning up his sleeve. Emoji is also used for flirting.
Smiley face is upside-down - U+1F643 🙃 Upside-Down Face
Smiley is topsy-turvy, horsing around and clowning about. The emoji also has a funny and sarcastic meaning.
Smiley with heart eyes Whatsapp - U+1F60D 😍 Smiling Face With Heart-Eyes
Chat partner is aglow with happiness and can only see hearts. Doesn’t really know what to do with his joy. Is in love or slobbering over someone.
Smiley is shocked - U+1F627 😧 Anguished Face
Emoji with raised eyebrows is shocked and disappointed. Something unexpected has happened, which causes unpleasant agony.
Smiley face with crossed eyes - U+1F635 😵 Dizzy Face
Smiley with crossed eyes is totally dazed. Is confused and so dizzy it doesn’t know which side is up. About to faint.
Surprised Smiley face with an open mouth - U+1F632 😲 Astonished Face
The mouth is open and the eyes are crossed. Emoji is extremely amazed and surprised. Would not have expected this.
Whatsapp Smiley frowns - U+1F626 😦 Frowning Face With Open Mouth
Emoji’s mouth is open with horror. It is frowning. Was caught red-handed. Feels totally taken by surprise.
Sick Smiley with protective mask - U+1F637 😷 Face With Medical Mask
Smiley wants to protect itself from something with the surgical mask. Is in the hospital or an emergency has happened. Is also used as a sign for the avian flu and SARS.
Whatsapp Smiley is frozen in fear - U+1F631 😱 Face Screaming in Fear
Horror-stricken face with two hands, screaming. Is scared stiff, feeling nothing but fear and panic.
Smiley is scared Whatsapp- U+1F628 😨 Fearful Face
Scared smiley is frightened and stunned. Seems to be deeply shocked by a serious event.
Smiley crying heavily - U+1F62D 😭 Loudly Crying Face
Emoji is both very sad and distraught, or is dying of laughter. Tears are pouring out of the eyes like a waterfall.
Shocked smiley with drop of sweat - U+1F630 😰 Face With Open Mouth & Cold Sweat
Smiley with a blue forehead is shocked and worried. Cold sweat is dripping from the forehead and the mouth is open, dumbfounded.
Emoji drooping eyebrows Whatsapp - U+1F622 😢 Crying Face
Smiley with drooping eyebrows is sad and crying. A tear drop is running down the cheek. A picture of misery.
Disappointed smiley Whatsapp - U+1F625 😥 Disappointed but Relieved Face
Is relieved that something is over, but also disappointed. Has experienced a stressful situation with an unpleasant outcome, for example, a test.
Cold sweat on forehead emoji - U+1F613 😓 Face With Cold Sweat
Smiley with cold sweat on the forehead and down-turned corners of the mouth. Something was a close call, but it narrowly escaped disaster. Is also used for hard work.
Emoji with open mouth - U+1F605 😅 Smiling Face With Open Mouth & Cold Sweat
A situation has been positively mastered. Cold sweat is running down, the mouth is open. Smiley is relieved, laughing mischievously and impishly.
Shedding tears smiley Whatsapp - U+1F602 😂 Face With Tears of Joy
Is so happy that it is shedding tears of joy. Has a fit of laughter and can hardly contain itself.
Tired smiley Whatsapp - U+1F62A 😪 Sleepy Face
Emoji is dead tired and would love to sleep now. The bubble emerging from the nose is a typical manga symbol for a sleeping character.
Kiss emoji Whatsapp - U+1F618 😘 Face Throwing a Kiss
Smiley sends you a loving kiss that comes from the heart. Might want to thank you for something with the kiss.
Smiley prepared kiss - U+1F617 😗 Kissing Face
Emoji brings its lips forward, eyes are wide open. Looks completely innocent and shy and is prepared to kiss. Could also stand for “whistling” or “duck face”.
Smiley anticipates kiss Whatsapp - U+1F619 😙 Kissing Face With Smiling Eyes
Smiley is very happy and expectant. Anticipates a kiss, the eyes smiling full of hope.
Closed eyes kiss smiley - U+1F61A 😚 Kissing Face With Closed Eyes
Smiley’s cheeks are blushing in anticipation. The eyes are closed when kissing. Is loving and affectionate.
Emoji without mouth Whatsapp - U+1F636 😶 Face Without Mouth
Emoji without a mouth. Is speechless, has no words. Someone does not want to or cannot say anything about a specific topic.
Perplexed emoji Whatsapp - U+1F62E 😮 Face With Open Mouth
Perplexed smiley is looking completely puzzled. Is quite amazed, the open mouth expresses total surprise.
Lifting eyes emoji - U+1F644 🙄 Face With Rolling Eyes
Smiley is lifting up its eyes. Finds the current situation boring or annoying. Will disregard the message.
Hand to chin smiley - U+1F914 🤔 Thinking Face
Smiley is looking up, holding its hand to the chin. Is questioning a statement, mulling over something or thinking about a brilliant idea.
No feelings smiley Whatsapp - U+1F611 😑 Expressionless Face
Face without any emotional expression. Smiley shows no feelings, is completely frozen or just neutral.
Smiley with zipped mouth - U+1F910 🤐 Zipper-Mouth Face
Smiley with zipper instead of a mouth is keeping a secret for itself. Lips are closed or chat partner’s lips should remain closed.
Thermometer emoji Whatsapp - U+1F912 🤒 Face With Thermometer
Smiley with red cheeks has a thermometer in its mouth. Feels sick (cold) or could be in the hospital.
Good night smiley Whatsapp - U+1F634 😴 Sleeping Face
Good night and sweet dreams! Smiley is dead tired and would love to go to sleep or has already nodded off.
Smiley does the food taste good - U+1F60B 😋 Face Savouring Delicious Food
Bon appetit! Smiley is licking the corner of its mouth with its tongue. Is eating something extremely delicious.
Smiley winking with one eye - U+1F61C 😜 Face With Stuck-Out Tongue & Winking Eye
Smiley boldly sticks out the tongue, winking with one eye. Has made a joke or wants to flirt with the chat partner. Also known as the crazy face.
Smiley stretched tongue - U+1F61B 😛 Face With Stuck-Out Tongue
Emoji has heard enough. Is somewhat moody and miffed now and sticks out its tongue at its counterpart. Or smiley is joking and doesn’t take things too seriously.
Face pinches both eyes with tongue - U+1F61D 😝 Face With Stuck-Out Tongue & Tightly Closed Eyes
Face is screwing its eyes up with mischievous glee. Even boldly sticks out the tongue.
Smiley with dollar signs in the eyes - U+1F911 🤑 Money-Mouth Face
Smiley has dollar signs in its eyes, the tongue is a banknote. Could have won something or is sensing a financial chance. Implicates a sense of wealth.
Nerd Smiley with glasses - U+1F913 🤓 Nerd Face
Sympathetic emoji with nerd glasses and big hare teeth is smiling kindly. Represents a typical nerd.
Emoji with sunglasses - U+1F60E 😎 Smiling Face With Sunglasses
I’m the king of the world! Mr. Cool Smiley with sunglasses. Is totally self-assured and relaxed. Everything is absolutely easy and cool.
Smiley with hands before his face - U+1F917 🤗 Hugging Face
Smiley with red cheeks is stretching out its hands toward you. Wants to hug you. It’s an open and cordial gesture.
Smiley with halo - U+1F607 😇 Smiling Face With Halo
Smiley has a halo on its head and smiles. Would like to express its (possibly pretended) innocence.
Smiley is speechless - U+1F62F 😯 Hushed Face
Emoji with raised eyebrows is totally speechless and horrified. Nothing can be added to what has just been said.
Emoji is puzzled - U+1F615 😕 Confused Face
Smiley with one downturned corner of the mouth does not agree with something. Is disappointed, had imagined this in a different way.
White frowning Face - U+2639 Frowning Face
Face with very sad mouth angle. Emoji seems unhappy and disgruntled. Clearly shows its counterpart what it is feeling.
Worried Whatsapp Smiley - U+1F61F 😟 Worried Face
Smiley with raised eyebrows and downward pointing corners of the mouth. Is worried, totally horrified, and speechless.
Neutral Smiley face - U+1F610 😐 Neutral Face
Emoji shows an expression without any emotions. A neutral look without prejudice. Neither positive nor negative image.
Disappointed Smiley Whatsapp - U+1F61E 😞 Disappointed Face
Face is directed downwards. Smiley is very sad and frustrated and gives a disappointed impression.
Pensive Smiley Whatsapp - U+1F614 😔 Pensive Face
A pensive expression on the face. Emoji looks downwards and needs time to think.
Smiley is relieved Whatsapp - U+1F60C 😌 Relieved Face
Everything went well! Relieved smiley face. Is happy that something unpleasant is over without having caused any harm.
Smiley ist not excited - U+1F612 😒 Unamused Face
Slightly annoyed smiley face is less than enthusiastic about something. Doesn’t feel happy at all about it and wants to show this.
Smiley suffers Whatsapp - U+1F623 😣 Persevering Face
Emoji is struggling and suffering. However, has to endure the situation and will have worked it through some day.
Emoji is dismayed Whatsapp - U+1F616 😖 Confounded Face
How on earth could that happen? Smiley is extremely dismayed and bewildered. Is very frustrated and could do nothing but cry.
Smiley ist tired Whatsapp - U+1F62B 😫 Tired Face
Overtired emoji with narrowed eyes and open mouth. Is very exhausted and worn out. Needs some rest now.
Smiley is listless Whatsapp - U+1F629 😩 Weary Face
Leave me alone! Reluctant smiley with raised eyebrows and mouth downturned. Is totally sluggish and listless.
Triumphant Emoji Whatsapp - U+1F624 😤 Face With Look of Triumph
White steam clouds are coming out of the smiley’s nose. Is snorting with rage or triumphing over someone else.
Pouting Smiley face - U+1F621 😡 Pouting Face
Beware, danger of explosion! Furious emoji face. Is annoyed and already sulking with a deep-red face.
Angry Smiley  Whatsapp - U+1F620 😠 Angry Face
Smiley is upset, angry, and totally furious. You had better keep out of the person’s way.
Slobbering smiley Whatsapp - U+1F924 🤤 Drooling Face
Slobbering face, the saliva flowing from the corner of the mouth. Wants something so much that it cannot concentrate on any other thing out of sheer anticipation.
Boundlessly laughing smiley - U+1F923 🤣 Rolling On The Floor, Laughing
This is funny! A smiley face, rolling on the floor, laughing. The face is laughing boundlessly. Short form: ROFL.
Long nose emoji - U+1F925 🤥 Lying Face
Pinocchio smiley with very long nose. Told a lie or says the chat partner is lying. That’s why the nose is getting longer and longer.
Cowboy smiley Whatsapp - U+1F920 🤠 Face With Cowboy Hat
Howdy! Typical American smiley with cowboy hat from the Wild West. Stands for freedom, nature, and hard work.
Disgusted emoji Whatsapp - U+1F922 🤢 Nauseated Face
Disgusted smiley, which is already green with sickness and nausea. Might mean reluctance and aversion.
Clown emoji Whatsapp - U+1F921 🤡 Clown Face
Made-up clown face from the circus world. Stands for fun and entertainment, but can also trigger fears in certain people.
Shit smiley Whatsapp - U+1F4A9 💩 Pile of Poo
Crap, oh no! Such a Sh**! A laughing pile of feces, symbol for excrements. Could describe a situation or criticize a statement of the chat partner.
Devil smiley Whatsapp - U+1F47F 👿 Imp
Violet devil with horns is not jesting. Looks grim with raised eyebrows. You should be particularly careful.
Goblin emoji Whatsapp - U+1F608 😈 Smiling Face With Horns
Mischievously grinning goblin smiley with small devil horns. He’s a real teaser, planning something ugly just now.
Red Tengu symbol Whatsapp - U+1F47A 👺 Japanese Goblin
The Tengu is an evil and magical being from Japan. Has supernatural powers and brings forth disaster.
Red Oni smiley - U+1F479 👹 Japanese Ogre “Namahage”
The Oni represents a demon and spirit of hell in Japanese mythology. An ugly figure with horns, chasing evil souls.
Ghost Whatsapp Emoji - U+1F47B 👻 Ghost
A mischievous smiley spirit sticks out the tongue and tries to frighten you. But it is too cute to do any serious damage.
Skull Emoji - U+1F480 💀 Skull
Kill me! The skull emoji is used in unpleasant situations or to symbolize terrible things.
Death's Head Emoji - U+2620 Skull and Crossbones
Be careful! The death’s head with crossed bones is a symbol of death. A warning sign for toxic substances and hazards.
Alien emoji Whatsapp - U+1F47D 👽 Alien
The aliens are here! Symbol for an extraterrestrial being. However, smiles friendly and comes in peace.
Laughing cat smiley Whatsapp - U+1F63A 😺 Smiling Cat Face With Open Mouth
Laughing cat with open mouth. Means fun and smirking. The cattiness might stand for femininity.
Funny cat face emoji - U+1F638 😸 Grinning Cat Face With Smiling Eyes
Cat face, which is on its toes. The eyes are smiling, it’s grinning and very satisfied. The chat partner can have fun with this cat.
Daringly laughing cat smiley - U+1F63C 😼 Cat Face With Wry Smile
Cat is laughing daringly with boldly raised corners of the mouth. Might fancy a flirt. However, you had better be cautious.
Kiss cat emoji Whatsapp - U+1F63D 😽 Kissing Cat Face With Closed Eyes
Cat with red cheeks and eyes closed. Its lips are pointed and it wants to kiss you.
Hearts eyes cat smiley - U+1F63B 😻 Smiling Cat Face With Heart-Eyes
Overjoyed, laughing cat face with hearts on the eyes. Is very much in love or very grateful for a friendly service.
Horrified cat emoji Whatsapp - U+1F640 🙀 Weary Cat Face
Cat is horrified, holding its paws next to the mouth, which is open with terror. Only shows the white of the eyes and needs a break right now. Also known as tired cat.
Profile view cat Whatsapp - U+1F63E 😾 Pouting Cat Face
Profile view of a cat face. The corners of the mouth and the whiskers are pointing downwards. Is in a bad mood and has turned away angrily.
Crying cat smiley Whatsapp - U+1F63F 😿 Crying Cat Face
Cat face with downturned eyebrows and corners of the mouth. A tear runs down the cheek, is sad and has to cry.
Tears of joy cat emoji - U+1F639 😹 Cat Face With Tears of Joy
Cat emoji with clenched eyes and open mouth. Is enthusiastic and helpless with laughter. Has tears of joy in the eyes.
Clapping hands Emoji - U+1F44F 👏 Clapping Hands
Bravo, very well done! Emoji shows two clapping hands. Is mostly used for expressing consent. Several clapping hands intensify the applause 👏👏👏.
Thumb up smiley - U+1F44D 👍 “Thumbs-Up” Sign
Hand with thumb turned up. Stands for commitment, everything is okay! Caution: In Arab countries, this is interpreted as showing the two fingers.
Thumb down smiley - U+1F44E 👎 Thumbs Down Sign
Thumb turned down stands for rejection. Also known as the false death myth meaning with Roman gladiators.
Stretched-out fist Whatsapp - U+1F44A 👊 Fisted Hand Sign
The stretched-out fist means “Check!” — an encouragement. Can also be interpreted as a threatening punch.
Raised Fist Whatsapp - U+270A Raised Fist
I can do it! The raised fist implies power and strength. Today also linked to the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Is also used as a solemn gesture or to display zero items.
Forefinger emoji Whatsapp - U+261D Up Pointing Index
The raised forefinger stands for a threat: Beware! Could also be a gesture of instruction.
Victory smiley Whatsapp - U+270C Victory Hand
Victory hand sign stands for victory or peace. In Great Britain, can be seen in an insulting way as a woman with spread-out legs.
Raised Hand Emoji - U+270B Raised Hand
Emoji shows a raised palm with fingers. It stands for a welcome or farewell as well as for “Stop, I’ve had enough!”
Raised hand with fingers splayed Emoji - U+1F590 🖐 Raised Hand With Fingers Splayed
“Don’t come closer” or “Stop, wait!” The spread out hand can also indicate the number 5 or a high five.
No problem symbol Whatsapp - U+1F44C 👌 Ok Hand Sign
Thumb and forefinger touch one another, forming a circle. Symbol for “Okay, no problem!”, “Everything is OK!”, or “I like it!”.
Hand pointing to the left Emoji - U+1F448 👈 Back Of Hand Pointing To The Left
Right this way! Trigger finger shows to the left. Is meant to point in a certain direction or indicate something.
Hand pointing to the right Emoji - U+1F449 👉 Back Of Hand Pointing To The Right
Trigger finger shows to the right. Draws your attention to something following or wants to remind you of something. Can also be an admonishing wiggling of the trigger finger.
Waving hand smiley - U+1F44B 👋 Waving Hand Sign
Hello and goodbye! A friendly waving hand. Can be used as a welcome or farewell.
Mano cornuta emoji - U+1F918 🤘 Sign of the Horns
Little finger and forefinger are forming horns. Can have many meanings, such as unfaithfulness, superstition, metal horns, or devil’s salutation. Holy gesture in Buddhism.
Middle finger emoji Whatsapp - U+1F595 🖕 Reversed Hand With Middle Finger Extended
In western culture, the middle finger smiley is used as a rude and offensive gesture.
Two opened hands smiley - U+1F450 👐 Open Hands Sign
The two opened hands are stretched toward the counterpart. Represents affection and openness.
Flexed biceps Emoji - U+1F4AA 💪 Tense Biceps
“You can do that!” or “I feel strong!” Arm with tense biceps. Also used in connection with doing sports, e.g. at the gym.
Person raising hands Emoji - U+1F64C 🙌 Person Raising Both Hands In Celebration
Hallelujah! Hands are stretched upwards to celebrate. Is having a party, dancing wildly and friskily. Is in a good mood or having a lot of fun. Can also stand for “Banzai”, a Japanese cheer that brings luck and joy for 10,000 years.
Prayer hands smiley Whatsapp - U+1F64F 🙏 Person With Folded Hands
Two hands pressed together. Is currently very introverted, saying a prayer, or hoping for enlightenment. Is also used as a “high five” or to say thank you.
Spock emoji Whatsapp - U+1F596 🖖 Raised Hand With Part Between Middle and Ring Fingers
A hand sign based on sacred Jewish letters. The gesture has become known by the series “Star Trek” and Mr. Spock.
Right hand writing smiley - U+270D Writing Hand
Right hand writing with a pen. Could mean: I’ll get in touch and will write you a message.
Nail-polish Emoji - U+1F485 💅 Nail Polish
Emoji for a casual, easy-going behavior that feels comfortable. Applying nail varnish can mean: Let us go out! Can also be used for manicure and beauty.
Mouth red lips emoji Whatsapp - U+1F444 👄 Mouth
A slightly opened mouth and red, full lips have a strong, attractive signaling effect on both sexes.
Stretched-out tongue Whatsapp - U+1F445 👅 Tongue
The stretched-out tongue can be used to reinforce a joke. I am on the ball and ready for jokes!
Footprints Emoji - U+1F463 👣 Footprints
Two footprints suggest difficulties, which will soon be overcome by your own efforts. Also used as a symbol for a baby’s feet, or: I’m on the way!
Ear Emoji - U+1F442 👂 Ear
The ear emoji can mean “I can hear something” or “You have my full attention”. The ear is also one of the erotic zones of man and woman.
Nose Emoji - U+1F443 👃 Nose
The nose generally stands for the olfactory sense. Emoji indicates that something has a strong scent. Depending on the context, this may be nice or unpleasant.
Two eyes smiley - U+1F440 👀 Eyes
Beware, someone is watching you! Two eyes are looking to the left. Someone is keeping an eye on you, you’re under observation!
Eye Emoji - U+1F441 👁 Eye
A single eye. In ancient cultures often a religious sign, such as the eye of Horus or the evil eye in the Orient. Or: I have an eye on you, you are under observation!
Busts in silhouette Whatsapp - U+1F465 👥 Silhouette Of Two Busts
The silhouette of two people. A friend you can rely on is standing behind you. Also symbolizes a community or group.
Baby Emoji - U+1F476 👶 Baby
A baby face with a ringlet. Emoji can indicate an imminent pregnancy or the desire for a child.
Princess Emoji - U+1F478 👸 Princess
A beautiful, distinguished and aristocratic princess with a crown or a diadem. The dream of all little girls. You can be happy if a man sends you this emoji, because then you are his princess.
Bowing person emoji - U+1F647 🙇 Person Bowing Deeply
A person who is bowing to you. Is grateful because of something and deeply bows to you. Can also be an offering of reverence.
Woman crossed arms Whatsapp - U+1F645 🙅 Face With No Good Gesture
Stop this immediately! Woman with crossed arms. Defensive posture. Shows that something is wrong and disruptive.
Woman hands above head smiley - U+1F646 🙆 Face With Ok Gesture
Everything is okay! Woman with hands above her head. Wants to tell you that everything is fine. There’s no problem. Also known as the ballerina.
Information desk emoji - U+1F481 💁 Information Desk Person
How can I assist? Service-oriented, friendly emoticon, for example for employees of an information desk.
Person lifts hand smiley - U+1F64B 🙋 Happy Person Raising One Hand
Person is cheerful and lifts a hand. Wants to say: I have a question or an answer.
Shrug Emoji - U+1F937 🤷 Person Shrugs
I have no idea of nothing. The shrug of the shoulders shows ignorance or the lack of interest in something. Text version: ¯_(ツ)_/¯
Pouting person Emoji - U+1F64E 🙎 Pouting Person
I am dissatisfied! Emoji pouts and openly shows its displeasure. Could be an indication that someone is angry and annoyed.
Frowning person Emoji - U+1F64D 🙍 Frowning Person
Emoji shows a woman with a frown. Her expression is very distressed and sad. Could indicate sad news.
Woman dancing Emoji - U+1F483 💃 Dancing
“I want to party” or “I’m so excited!” The dancing woman in the red dress is also often associated with salsa. In general stands for fun and joy.
Man and woman holding hands Whatsapp - U+1F46B 👫 Man and Woman Holding Hands
With you, all worries are gone! Couple in love is standing side by side. Man and woman are holding hands, beaming happily.
Two women holding hands Emoji - U+1F46D 👭 Two Women Holding Hands
Two women are holding hands. They could be best friends or siblings. Emoji could also explicitly stand for the same-sex female love.
Couple in love emoji - U+1F491 💑 Couple With Heart
I’m so happy with you! A couple in love (man and woman) next to each other. Both are happy and laughing. The heart represents love.
Man and woman kiss smiley - U+1F48F 💏 Kiss
Man and woman with closed eyes and lips pointed to kiss. They would love to kiss now. The pink heart stands for love.
Women With Bunny Ears Emoji - U+1F46F 👯 Women With Bunny Ears
Two Playboy Bunnies with rabbit ears. These models represent the American Playboy magazine for men and globally stand for attractiveness. The emoji is also used as a symbol for ballet as well as for “Let’s party!”
Bikini Emoji - U+1F459 👙 Bikini
I want to go swimming and to bathe in the sun! The bikini is a symbol of summer, sun and fun. Can also mean “You look great, sexy bikini!”
Sensual lip print emoji Whatsapp - U+1F48B 💋 Kiss Mark
Red sensual lip print. Would like to give you a kiss, thereby leaving an imprint of the lipstick. Can mean “You’re so nice” or “Many thanks!”
Red high heels smiley - U+1F460 👠 High-Heeled Shoe
Attention, here comes a vamp! Men are sexually attracted by red high heels. Wants to go out and experience something exciting.
Top hat smiley Whatsapp - U+1F3A9 🎩 Top Hat
In Great Britain, the top hat is worn on traditional occasions like a wedding. Also known from Monopoly.
Crown Emoji - U+1F451 👑 Crown
“This is top” or “You are the best!” The crown embellished with precious jewels represents power and luxury. Is also known as king emoji.
Ring Emoji - U+1F48D 💍 Ring
Will you marry me? Also “I’m spoken for!” The ring is set with a diamond, the most precious gem ever. Is mostly used in conjunction with relationships or for expressing approval.
       

Young African Leaders Condemn Gunmen Attacks at the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou

The Young African Leaders of West Africa condemn the gunmen attacks at the state capital of Burkina Faso in a press release by the YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa, Accra, Ekene Odigwe. Details below:

Young African Leaders Condemn Gunmen Attacks at the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou.

On behalf of Young African Leaders of West Africa, I would like to express our shock, sorrow, and condemnation of series of attacks at the French Embassy, the General Staff of the Armed Forces Headquarters and the downtown Ouagadougou, in the Koulouba area.

As concerned African youths, we seek answers to questions of insecurity, political instability and economic disenfranchisement that confront us each day and strongly believe that behind the shades of these complicated challenges, critical solutions will emerge and Africa as a continent can become a safe place for all and sundry. We are truly horrified by this action.

Our thoughts, prayers, and condolences are with the families of the deceased and the injured.

As Young Leaders of Africa, we wish to reiterate our commitment to peace, safety, and security of our nations, as well as our solidarity with fellow Africans.

United for Africa!

He can be contacted on:
Ekene Odigwe
YALI Regional Leadership Center
West Africa. Accra
Lagos Campus
Phone: +234 806 843 7568
ekeneodigwe@gmail.com


#UnitedForAfrica
#IstandwithBurkina

EKITI OR NOT EKITI, YOU MUST READ THIS by Sola Mathew

You’re from here or just living in Ekiti. You are a student or a business man/woman or even want to start your business but you’re BROKE.

The money you’re earning isn’t enough for you to feed yourself or your family even if you’re not in Ekiti. Sometimes, you even have to beg your neighbor who is a bit richer than you for money and yet he complains he has no money too. So pathetic!

You were introduced to MMM last year and all the money you made went off with it. Even you that didn’t do MMM is till broke and you’re just wondering WHY.

There is a SOLUTION I want to present to you but wait…

As you’re reading this post, you’re already thinking what the solution is. You’re probably thinking “How much is it?” DON’T get it twisted. It’s not something hard.

In fact, it’s something I did last year I helped me not to get broke as others while serving as a Corper.

I was featured in both local and international blogs and podcasts. I was invited to be guest in TV shows and more.

I even had money to invest in other things that better my life.

Look! The truth is that the government cannot do all for you. Don’t depend on the government alone.

Ask those working with the government now. Some don’t even have money to buy food at home. It’s not their faults. Some of them don’t know about what I’m going to tell you.

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THE MAIN GIST 

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See, that you read this post to this point shows you’re born to be great. In fact, start seeing yourself in your dream location and living your happy life.

Last year, when everyone was complaining, some of us were just thanking God because we have extra skills that we put to use that pay us.

Now, that takes me to a question “What is Your Skill?”

Do you have a skill? This could be from your talent.

Do you know that you can stay at the comfort of your house and make money?

This is possible using digital technology.

For example, last year, I organized a Masterclass on MONETISING YOUR PASSION in a FACEBOOK GROUP and more than 20 people registered. I made money while others were spending money during the last Christmas.

It’s simple.

👉 Know Your Passion

👉 Master It

👉 Position Yourself Right

👉 Sell it

SEE WHAT TWO OF MY STUDENTS SAID EVEN OUTSIDE EKITI

“This is an eye opening masterclass. I was able to know my passion and make money from it.”
~Seun

“Thanks so much, Sola Mathew. Now, I have now known how to monetise my passion.”
Dami

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IN THE CLASS IN EKITI, YOU WILL LEARN THE FOLLOWING:

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# What is Passion

# The two types of passion and the right one to choose

# How to Know Your Passion

# How to MASTER your passion

# How to POSITION yourself to SELL your passion FASTER

# How to MONETISE your passion

You cannot get any of these above anywhere else.

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EKITI, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? 

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Join NOW and also learn how to monetise your passion.

You can decide to register for this Masterclass or keep managing what you’re doing.

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WHAT IS THE COST FEE IN EKITI? 

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Normally, this class costs 70k but because I want to help you, I’ll make it FREE of charge.

Heck! Did I just say FREE? That must have been a typographical error.

Just joking, it’s FREE.

This class would take place in a Closed Facebook Group on the 6th of March, 2018 by 12pm.

Follow this link to join the group now https://www.facebook.com/groups/AfricaLeadersAndEntrepreneursNetwork/

You have to join the group NOW because as soon as 50 people join group from now, YOU MIGHT NOT GAIN ACCESS to the group again.

Link https://www.facebook.com/groups/AfricaLeadersAndEntrepreneursNetwork/

Also, you have to be LIVE on that day because the video would be DELETED immediately after the training.

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Fayemi, not Fayose, bars from holding public office in Ekiti

Multi-Billion Naira Fraud: Ekiti bars Fayemi, other from holding public offices in state

A White Paper released by Ekiti State Government has barred a former governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, from holding a public office in the state for 10 years.

The state also barred his former Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Dapo Kolawole, for the same number of years.

The duo were barred based on the report of the Ekiti Judicial Commission of Inquiry, which indicted them over alleged mismanagement of the state’s finances between October 2010 and 2014.

Fayemi, now a Minister of Mines and Steel Development, was the governor during the stated period.

The report declared them “as unfit to hold any public office in the state.‎”
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Ekiti State Government to look into the financial transactions of the state under the administration of Dr. Fayemi had said that the former governor must refund a sum of N2.75 billion allocated from the N25 billion bond obtained by the government for the execution of contract for the construction of Ultra-Modern market in Ado Ekiti, which was never executed.

The commission of inquiry also said that the contractor in respect of the furnishing of the government house built by the Fayemi’s administration should be made to refund a sum of N324.8 million, noting that the contract should not have been more than N280 million.

The panel said it found out that KITWOOD Nigeria Limited to which the furnishing contract of over N600 million was awarded had no traceable address and that “the address on the Letter of Award is a virgin land at opposite the new Central Bank along new Iyin Road, Ado Ekiti.

These and several other revelations were made known when the commission of inquiry submitted its report to the State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose. The panel was headed by Justice Silas Oyewole (rtd).

On the purchase of vehicles, the panel said “claim by Coscharis Motors that it supplied 235 and/or 250 vehicles was fraudulent and that fraught with so many contradictions.

“That Coscharis Motors supplied some vehicles outside Ekiti State especially, at Ibadan Liaison office when Ekiti State Government does not have a Liaison office in Ibadan. In respect of this, seven vehicles were supplied outside the State and signed for by unknown persons.

That Coscharis Motors only supplied 219 vehicles to the Ekiti State government and that 17 Joylong Buses were supplied to the Ekiti State Government as gift but later carted away.”

On the controversial N852.9 State Universal Education Board (SUBEB) fund, the commission said it was clear that the Government of Dr Fayemi hoodwinked the federal government into paying its own matching grant by obtaining N852, 936,783.12 loan from Access Bank on November 25, 2013 without perfecting documentation in respect of the loan, thereby flouting the provisions of Section 11(2) of the UBEC Act, 2004.