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Johnbosco postpones birthday celebration in honor of younger generation

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Engineer Johnbosco Onunkwo (Akaekpuchionwa), the founder, Johnbosco Onunkwo Foundation has postponed birthday to honor the younger generation (the youths) and the great Nation.

In a communique released below,  he explained the reasons behind this rationale.

I was looking up to a big celebration on the 31st of October to mark my 45th birthday and also the first official outing of my son, Johnbosco Jnr.

But having witnessed the events of the past few days, I have come to terms that this is a time for sober reflection and an internal reevaluation of who we are as young Nigerians.

The innocent blood flowing on the streets of Nigeria and the loss of properties across the country is not something I personally will look at and continue thinking about birthday celebrations and my son’s outing.

As a young Nigerian working and living in Nigeria, I have had some unpleasant experiences with SARS teams directly and indirectly. For me personally, the protest #EndSARS was a justified protest which every young, well-meaning Nigerian has every reason to support.

The ugly turn of events has made me decide to cancel my already scheduled birthday so as to have ample time to reflect, sympathise with individuals, officers and men of security agencies who lost their lives in the whole saga.

As a young Nigerian, I feel the pains of all of us and I firmly believe that our cries have been heard loud and clear.

It is time to get off the streets so that miscreants will not jeopardise our good actions and intents.
It is time to harness our powers and ensure that as young people, through other meaningful approaches, we ensure that our rights and privileges are upheld in a united Nigeria.

To all who have been looking up to my 45th birthday celebration, those invited and those yet to be invited, I am sorry to announce that all preparations have been cancelled.

It is my wish to use this 45th birthday as a day of reflection on the way forward for our dear nation and the younger generation.

I highly regret the inconveniences this may cause my team and each and every one of you that have sacrificed your time and resources to make my 45th birthday a memorable one. A later date will be announced and communicated in the near future for a befitting birthday celebration and my son’s dedication.

Thanks and God bless Nigeria as we continue to pray for our dear nation.

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2022: International Youth day:APC National Women Leader felicitates with Youths across the globe

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The National Women Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Dr Betta Edu celebrates with the youths across the globe on the occasion of the International youth day with a theme *Intergenerational solidarity: Creating a world for all ages*

Dr. Betta in a correspondence released by her Special Adviser on political matters, Seun Bosede Osamaye, noted the importance of Youth Day as an awareness day designated by the United Nations to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding the Youths.

Speaking as a mother in her goodwill message, the ebullient National Women Leader of the All Progressives Congress Dr. Betta Edu appealed to the Nigerian Youths to continue to be law abiding, to shun social vices, and to embrace peace as they join their counterparts all over the world to observe the *2022 International Youth Day*.

Noting that the United Nations has made a day like this very important to provide an opportunity for youths to reflect on their voices, actions, and initiatives, Dr. Betta beckons on the Nigerian Government to make it a norm in celebrating this day for the youth by raising awareness and educating people about the importance of youth in the society because the *Youths* are the pillars and future of every country.

Speaking further, Dr. Betta stressed the utmost importance of promoting youth participation especially in politics so that they can help to create a better future. She wish all Youths across the globe a successful outing and a Happy International 2022 Youth Day!

#BettaforBetterNigeria
#APCNationalwomenwing

*Comr. Victoria Uko*
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LASG DISBANDS M.O.T ENFORCEMENT TEAM

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The Lagos Ministry of Transportation has placed an indefinite ban on the operations of its enforcement team tagged M.O.T Taskforce.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Mr. Sola Giwa, stated that the decision was reached after a thorough appraisal and review of the enforcement teams operating under the Ministry of Transportation.

Giwa explained that the ban is part of measures initiated to streamline transport enforcement activities in Lagos State to achieve the required effectiveness in line with global best practices, warning that the ban is not an excuse for drivers to disobey the traffic laws of the State.

The Special Adviser averred that Traffic Management and Transportation is a cardinal pillar in the T.H.E.M.E.S Agenda of the administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, stressing that the readjustment of the enforcement strategy was to enhance service delivery to the people of the State.

He, therefore, enjoined the general public to report the activities of any unauthorised enforcement team still operating with the tag M.O.T Taskforce to the Ministry of Transportation for prosecution.

Appealing to Lagosians to cooperate with the State Government in its effort to improve the traffic situation across the metropolis, the Special Adviser gave an assurance that a lot is ongoing behind the scene to bring the much-desired change in the transport sector.

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Bitfinex hold their first community hangout in Nigeria

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Bitfinex is one of the top and oldest trading platforms in the world. It is a trading platform for sophisticated and professional traders. After millions of secured transactions carried out on Bitfinex, communities have emerged from various parts of the world. These communities have expanded to multiple professionals helping each other grow on their crypto journey.
Time out in Bitfinex was created by and for the African community and it was graced with the attendance of two crypto industry leaders, Chuta Chimezie, the founder of Blockchain Nigeria User Group, and Linda I.A Obi founder of Techonomy.
The event began with a welcome and Introduction by Paolo Ardoino, the Chief Technology Officer for Bitfinex. Linda I.A Obi spoke on the inclusion and diversity of female representation in crypto-trading, crypto-trading techniques for beginners and advanced traders and she also shared the pros of trading with Bitfinex.
Chuta gave an insight on trading and blockchain in particular. He spoke about crypto in Africa and the need to position yourself rightly in the space by acquiring as many relevant skills as possible. Members of the community asked the speakers questions and were able to learn and gain a balanced view of the cryptocurrency industry as a whole and its future.
We are really excited that Bitfinex is finally coming to Africa.

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