Facebook user claims 2face was picked up by the DSS before cancelling his planned protest Well according to Nkena Nwokocha; “my cousin who is a neighbour and close friend to 2face has confirmed he is alive but pretty shaken up after taken by the DSS Last night, My cousin also went on to say Tuface has refused to reveal what he was subjected to while been held but from his looks and how jumpy he has been, his life and that of his family members have been threatened” – Nkena Nwokocha. 2face Idibia finally reacted to reports going around that he was picked up by DSS. He made this announcement via his Instagram page this morning. He said… “Thanks for the concern guys. I’m fine and free. Reports about DSS arrest are not true. We are still compiling your responses for the leadership. S
UN secretary-general, António Guterres has showed his concern for the over 201 million people that will be jobless in 2017, with an additional 2.7 million people in 2018. In his message to the commission for social development, Guttere said the world was currently going through a challenging period. “This year, the number of jobless people is expected to exceed 201 million and another 2.7 million could be added to the unemployment rolls by 2018. Anxiety is mounting as societies cope with urbanisation, climate change, population growth and other mega trends. In this effort, we must give top priority to achieving gender equality and the empowerment of women,” he said. Guttere further said the new UN agenda 2030, required a redefinition of traditional planning, monitoring and deliver
There were reports over the media earlier that the Nigeria police took over National Stadium, venue of nationwide protest – but according to a tweet from Nigerian actor, Baaj Adebule, who is currently at the protest venue, the policemen are there to protect and ensure a peaceful protest, not disrupt.
Ekiti State governor, Ayo Fayose, on Monday said he will be partaking in the upcoming nationwide protest led by Innocent ‘Tuface’ Idibia. In a post on his Twitter handle shortly after 10:00 p.m., Mr. Fayose said the organisers have his full backing to launch the protest which they said will be “massive”. (more…)