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Nollywood Actress To Encourage Excellence In Schools

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Nollywood actress, Ada Emeh, is at the verge of rolling out a new project that is intended to boost the educational system.

According to The Weekend Tide source, the project, which is expected to take place in her home state, Benue, has to do with sharpening cognitive and affective skills of the students in secondary schools.

The project tagged Take it to the street comes under her production outfit Adylad Productions.

Speaking with TheWeekend Tide source, the actress, who came into limelight with her roles as Anita in the block buster movie Domitilla; where she acted as a humorous prostitute, noted that beside acting, she was interested in giving something back to the society.

Emeh said her passion for giving back to the society was what made her to  come up with her new project, which is expected to inject some level of seriousness in students with regard to their studies.

She pointed out that, ‘Take it to the  streets’ would among other things, set goals, ensure that seriousness, and competitiveness,   propel students to excellence.

The actress noted that the talent hunt and reality show would be conducted in two different categories: One for junior secondary and another senior secondary school, with scholarship running into millions of naira for the first, second and third prize winners in both categories.

Ada explained that the sponsor of the project would be Ambassador Moses Oriri, Chief Executive officer of Oriri Global Resource, who according to her is a testimony that still uses upright men to touch the lives of the less-privileged in the society.

She also said that she was trying to bring the Benue State government to partner with her, and noted that the project would start before the end of the first quarter of 2010.

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Guns Should Be Legalised In Nigeria – Iyabo Ojo

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Popular Nollywood actress, Iyabo Ojo has stressed the need for guns to be legalizeds in Nigeria to deal with child molesters.
The mother of two made this known while reacting to a video posted by comedienne, Princess, on her Instagram page.
Princess, whose foster daughter was allegedly sexually abused by Yoruba actor, Baba Ijesha, shared a video of a four-year-old girl who was sexually assaulted by her teacher.
Alongside the video, Princess wrote: “Abuse of minors has become the new trend in Nigeria and only a few people are speaking up. Even in the animal kingdom, it’s not this bad. Our society stigmatises, even threatening victims and their parents, while the perpetrators like Baba Ijesha walk freely.
“Our children are being destroyed daily and most people see it as cruise.”
Reacting, Iyabo Ojo made it clear that anyone who messes with her children will be dealt with.
The mother of two wrote: “Can they just legalise guns because some demons need to be taken out as soon as possible?

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Comedian AY, Wife Welcome Second Child After 13 Years

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Popular Comedian, Ayodeji Makun, also known as AY, has welcomed his second child after13 years.
He announced this in a video shared on his Instagram page.
The birth of their second child is coming thirteen years after they had their first child, Michelle.
Alongside a video, AY wrote: “Our prayers in the last 13 years has been answered. Ayomide, thank you for making Mabel and I ‘Mummy and Daddy’ again.
“Thank you for making Michelle a big sister. Thanks to everyone who kept us in their prayers and never stopped feeding us with positive vibes.
“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways submit to him and he will make your path straight.
“God’s time is the best.”

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Living In Nigeria Becoming Crazier – Basket Mouth’s Wife

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Elsie Okpocha, wife of popular Nigerian comedian, Bright Okpocha, popularly known as Basket Mouth has called out President Muhammadu Buhari’s government over the increment in prices of groceries and foodstuffs.
Basket Mouth’s wife, in a recent post said is unfair that Nigerians have to constantly deal with the regular increase in prices.
According to her, it’s getting ‘crazier trying to survive in the ‘Giant of Africa’.
She urged the Buhari-led government to help Nigerians by making life livable.
On her Instagram story, she wrote: “Our dear government, do you want us all to leave this country for you.
“It’s unfair how we constantly have to deal with the regular price increment of foodstuffs and groceries.
“It’s getting crazier trying to survive in this country that’s supposed to be the giant of Africa.
“Abeg you people should help us and make life in Nigeria livable .”
The Tide source gathered that the prices of foodstuffs in the past few months have continued to increase in markets across the country.
Many Nigerians have taken to social media to lament the cost of eggs, bread, beans and other foodstuffs.

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