Connect with us

Trending

Governor Sanwo-Olu says he’ll like to meet ‘mummy calm down’ internet sensation

Published

on

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has expressed his desire meet the little boy in the catchy “mummy calm down” viral video. 

The Lagos state Governor who noted that the exchange between the little boy and his mother was funny, stated that it depicts the efforts parents put in moulding children into responsible adults. 

He also urged Lagosians to ‘calm down’ as they enjoy the coming holiday and festivity, and also to observe prescribed protocols towards defeating the deadly Coronavirus which are, maintaining social distancing, washing and sanitizing our hands, and using our face masks.
 

A post shared on his official Instagram page read; 

I saw a video of one charming young boy online asking his mom to ‘calm down’ as she was set to punish him for his misdemeanour.
I was moved by his sobriety, which reflected in his promise of “last chance”, when confronted with the fact that he is a regular offender. 
 
The exchange was indeed funny, but it depicts the efforts parents put in moulding children into responsible adults. I want to assume that his mom indeed calmed down because the appeal was moving enough to make anyone change their mind.
 
Interestingly, the video inspired this special message to the good people of Lagos State because of the deeper meaning it conveys. 

Fellow Lagosians, we need to ‘calm down’ as we enjoy the coming holiday and festivity.
 
It is a commemoration of Prophet Ibrahim’s heart of sacrifice and faith in Allah.
We need to emulate and demonstrate his sense of self-restraint at this time the world is combating the scourge of COVID-19.
 
We need to be moderate in our celebration and also observe prescribed protocols towards defeating the deadly coronavirus, which are, maintaining social distancing, washing and sanitizing our hands, and using our face masks.
The world needs responsibility and commitment of its people to oust coronavirus.
 
I urge every Lagosian to ‘calm down’ and not get carried away by the ‘excitement of the moment’. Like the rest of the world, we are still in the middle of a pandemic and need to remain extremely careful to keep the gains of the sacrifices we have all made in the past months. 
 
Let’s calm down!
 
 Meanwhile, I would like to meet the young boy since we both have exclusive right to the phrasal verb ‘calm down’.

Governor Sanwo-Olu says he

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Trending

FG to extend fuel subsidy for 6 months

Published

on

By

The Nigerian Government may have suspended plans to end its subsidy payments as reports indicate that the FG plans to spend N720 billion for the next 6 months on Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) subsidies.

This was disclosed in an exclusive report by The Guardian on Sunday, citing that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered that the subsidies remain in place for the next 6 months.

“Specifically, President Buhari has asked the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to suspend any idea on subsidy removal for five to six months so that a plan that does not harm ordinary Nigerians is evolved if the deregulation must go on,” a Government official said.

What you should know

NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari disclosed last month that the “NNPC may no longer be in a position to carry that burden because we cannot continue to carry it in our books,” after reports of fuel imports under-recovery revealed the FG was spending N120 billion a month on subsidy.
Kyari also hinted that they may soon start selling PMS at market prices saying: “NNPC importing PMS at market price and selling at N162/L. The actual market price should be between N211 and N234/L. Meaning is that consumers are not paying the market price.
“NNPC is currently the sole importer of PMS, and we’re trying to exit the underpriced sale of PMS. Eventual exit is inevitable, when it will happen I cannot say, but engagements are ongoing because the government is cognisant of the implications.”

Continue Reading

Trending

Google founders earn $42 billion in 100 days

Published

on

By

Google originators Larry Page, 48 and Sergey Brin, 47 have brought in more cash on the whole than the absolute unfamiliar money save possessions of Africa’s greatest economy.

Larry Page, as of now worth $104 billion, has acquired $21.2 billion out of 100 days; while Sergey Brin, with an abundance valuation of $100 billion, procured $20.4 billion in a similar period. Altogether, the two men have procured $41.6 billion, overshadowing Nigeria’s unfamiliar money hold which as of now remains at a gross valuation of $35 billion.

Most of Larry page’s abundance comes from his stake in Alphabet, the parent organization of Google. The Standford prepared business person presently holds $12.6 billion in real money.

Sergey Brin’s abundance valuation is additionally gotten from his stake on the planet’s most well known web crawler and by and by, his money holding is esteemed at $12.7 billion.

Noteworthy development from the world’s most remarkable economy helped purchasing tension on Google offers and its organizers saw their abundance valuation flood. Worldwide financial backers are progressively hanging on the tech juggernaut’s offers as stunning monetary information from America’s administration ventures combined with a development in the tech area filled the climb in Google shares found lately.

Thus, financial backers are heaping critical measure of assets into Alphabet Inc., the parent organization of Google, with reports saying it won its latest high legal dispute against Oracle, a case that has waited for around 3 years.

Late value activity uncovers the stock is as of now exchanging at $2,285.88 approaching its 52-week high of $2,289.04 with a yearly profit from speculation as of now fixed at 89%.

Stock savants are astonished by such record gains in Google shares notwithstanding a quick move seen recently by some institutional financial backers into utility, energy-based stocks and of late U.S Treasury securities.

The organization as of now has a market estimation of about $1.54 trillion.

Continue Reading

Trending

CBN freezes 11 bank accounts of companies, individual

Published

on

By

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday reported that it got a break request from the Federal High Court, Abuja division, to freeze 11 financial balances of 5 organizations and a person for 45 days to empower it to direct examinations concerning dubious exercises.

The request follows an exparte movement, dated March 12 and recorded on March 16, looking for the compulsory request of the court to coordinate First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited, to freeze all exchanges on the recorded records and any remaining financial balances of the respondents for 180 days forthcoming the result of examination and request right now being directed by the CBN.

As indicated by the assertion from the CBN who is the offended party, the recorded names of the litigants/respondents incorporate Albert Austin Ugochukwu with 2 ledgers, Belfour Energy and Allied Services, Belfour Oil and Gas Limited with 3 financial balances, Circle Flow Integrated Services, Kacynaus Reality Nigeria Limited with 3 financial balances and Tasmara Integrated Services.

The court report additionally expresses that the request was given by the court after perusing the Affidavit on the side of the Application, Affidavit of Urgency, Verifying Affidavit and Affidavit of Non-Multiplicity of activity all removed by an Assistant Manager of the CBN, Central Business District, Oluwatoyosi Suwebat Oladipo, along with a joined show.

The request from the Federal High Court part of the way peruses, “A between time Order is made enabling the candidate to coordinate the Head Office of First City Monument Bank Ltd to freeze forthwith all exchanges on the financial balances recorded on the movement paper for a time of 45 days just forthcoming the result of examination presently being led by the Central Bank of Nigeria.”

The archive additionally expresses that the request which was given by the Presiding Judge, A.R. Mohammed, was sustainable on lapse however just on valid justifications appeared and any individual influenced by this request was qualified for approach the court to look to save, release or have the request surveyed for valid justifications, he said.

Continue Reading

Trending

%d bloggers like this: