Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Tag "Dele Momodu"

    Canada denies asking Nigeria for 1m immigrants

Canada denies asking Nigeria for 1m immigrants

The Canadian embassy in Nigeria has tackled Dele Momodu, a prominent publisher, over an information he shared concerning allowing Nigerian immigrants into the country. The embassy denied reports that Justin Trudeau, the country's prime minister, pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to allow one million Nigerians enter Canada under a new employment and migration programme.The information which Momodu shared on this is currently [...]

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    Writers, activists shower encomium on Pius Adesanmi

Writers, activists shower encomium on Pius Adesanmi

Associates of Pius Adesanmi, Nigerian-born Canadian professor, gathered in Lagos to pay their last respect to him on Thursday.Adesanmi was among the passengers on the ill-fated Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed on its way to Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday.At a memorial, tagged "An Evening of Reminiscences" at Ouida House, GRA, Ikeja, many said inspiring things about the deceased.Lola Shoneyin, a writer [...]

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    Omokri tackles Momodu for asking Atiku to concede the election

Omokri tackles Momodu for asking Atiku to concede the election

Reno Omokri, former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, has criticised Dele Momodu, celebrity journalist, for asking Atiku Abubakar to accept defeat and congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari.Momodu, an ally of Atiku, had asked the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate to concede the election based on election results being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).The results of more than [...]

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    Dele Momodu asks Atiku to call Buhari and concede the election

Dele Momodu asks Atiku to call Buhari and concede the election

Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation Magazine, has urged Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to concede the election.Writing via his Twitter handle on Tuesday, Momodu asked Atiku to call President Muhammadu Buhari and accept defeat.He made the call when the result of the presidential election are still being collated. In the 18 states announced so far, [...]

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    Dele Momodu: I weep for Buhari… his wife has cried out endlessly

Dele Momodu: I weep for Buhari… his wife has cried out endlessly

Dele Momodu, a Nigerian journalist and author, says he wishes President Muhammadu Buhari could liberate himself.Momodu said this in reaction to the critical comments Aisha Buhari, the president's wife, made about him recently.She had asked Nigerians to stand up to the two people who are allegedly hindering the progress of her husband’s administration.“If 15.4 million people can bring in a government [...]

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    Dele Momodu: How Saraki plans to defeat Buhari in 2019

Dele Momodu: How Saraki plans to defeat Buhari in 2019

Dele Momodu, a Nigerian journalist and author, has shared what he says is Senate President Bukola Saraki's strategy on how to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.In his weekly column, Pendulum, the publisher of Ovation Magazine said he had initially omitted Saraki's name from the list of potential presidential candidates because of his "geographical location of Kwara and his own [...]

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    Dele Momodu: Nigeria died the day we killed June 12

Dele Momodu: Nigeria died the day we killed June 12

Dele Momodu, journalist and publisher of Ovation Magazine, says Nigeria is currently in a bad state because June 12 was “killed”.Momodu made the remark at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) in Lagos during the public presentation and launch of his three books - Pendulum Volume I and II and Fighting Lions.The book launch according to him, was organised [...]

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    Dele Momodu to launch three books

Dele Momodu to launch three books

Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation Magazine, will on July 10 launch three separate books to commemorate the 20th anniversary of MKO Abiola’s death and to also mark the 25th  anniversary of the annulled June 12, 1993 election.The launch will place at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) in Lagos.The three books are titled "PENDULUM: The Writings of Dele Momodu Vol I, PENDULUM: [...]

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    Between Buhari and Momodu

Between Buhari and Momodu

Whether its founder(s) had intended it to be integral to the foundation that gives it its enduring sustenance (now called a “dividend”) or it became one of its unintended consequences, the citizens’ right to express their displeasure----if not anger----through open letters or memos to their political leaders about the state of affairs in their society and/or how they’re being governed [...]

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    Dele Momodu: By 2019, Buhari will be too tired to run Nigeria

Dele Momodu: By 2019, Buhari will be too tired to run Nigeria

Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation Magazine, says President Muhammadu Buhari will be too "tired" to run a "complex" nation like Nigeria at the age of 76.He said Buhari should not seek re-election in 2019 because "Nigeria needs a man with full stamina".According to Momodu, Nigeria's president must not be above 65 years old and since Buhari is much older than [...]

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    I’m under pressure to contest in 2019, says Jonathan

I’m under pressure to contest in 2019, says Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan says people have been asking him to contest the 2019 election.In an interview with Dele Momodu, Ovation magazine publisher, the immediate past president said he is moved to tears seeing people shouting “GEJ, we want you back”.Jonathan, who ruled out the possibility of returning to office, said reflections on his achievements and mistakes make him sober.“I’m [...]

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    Ghost of June 12 still haunting Nigeria, says Dele Momodu

Ghost of June 12 still haunting Nigeria, says Dele Momodu

Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation magazine, says Nigeria is still being haunted by the annulled June 12, 1993 presidential election.In an interview with PUNCH, he said that many of the problems bedeviling the country are ripple effects of the annulment of an election "clearly won" by MKO Abiola.Momodu, who was Abiola's media campaign manager during the election, also said the country was [...]

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    Dele Momodu: Davido only wants to sell records… he knows I’m his father

Dele Momodu: Davido only wants to sell records… he knows I’m his father

Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation Magazine, has finally broken his silence on the scathing remark which Davido, top Nigerian musician, made about him.In a track titled: ‘Bahd Baddo Baddest’, the superstar referred to a ‘Mr Dele’ as his boy.“Some people say dem bad like me but nobody badder, some people wan buy car like me but dem money no reach. [...]

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    It’s not by force to visit Dubai, Davido tells Dele Momodu

It’s not by force to visit Dubai, Davido tells Dele Momodu

David Adeleke, better known as Davido, has hit out at Dele Momodu, publisher of Ovation magazine, over what has come to be known as the Baby mama drama involving both parties.About two weeks ago, Davido was barred from taking his seven-month-old daughter out of the country without her mother, Sophie Momodu, who is related to the Ovation boss.Momodu took to [...]

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    Momodu: Chibok abduction will haunt Nigeria forever

Momodu: Chibok abduction will haunt Nigeria forever

Publisher of Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu, has said that the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls of Chibok will haunt Nigeria forever.Momodu, who was speaking in view of government’s "soft" handling of the matter, noted that it is now seven weeks since the girls were taken away from their friends and families.“There is no excuse or justification for failing to find and liberate those [...]

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