Month: June 2019

CHI’s Hollandia Foundation donates milk to children at IDP Camp

Hollandia No Kid Hungry Foundation, the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of CHI Limited, makers of Hollandia yoghurt and other milk brands, has donated dairy products to more than 500 vulnerable children at the Bogije Internally Displaced Person’s camp in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State. The organization said it is determined to fight child hunger and malnutrition in Nigeria, hence its donation. Speaking at the event, the Managing Director, CHI Limited, Mr. Deepanjan Roy, who was represented by the Head of Administration, Mr. Ebere Osunkwo, said: “As a socially responsible company, we are naturally passionate about child nutrition. And in cognizance of the unsatisfactory situation with child nutrition globally and nationally, we initiated the Hollandia No Kid Hungry Foundation as a vehic

Falz Blasts Governor Ganduje For Jailing Kano Musician Who Joked About Him In A Song

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Popular Nigerian musician, Folarin Falana better known as Falz the Bahd Guy has condemned the Kano State government for jailing musician Mohammed Yusuf for singing songs which made jokes about the Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of the state. Posting a screenshot of a BBC pidgin on his Instagram handle @falzthedahdguy, Falz said, "HATE to see stuff like this! This is 2019.  Any individual who feels defamed by any statement made by another person can sue for libel or slander under the law of defamation.  "It is shameful to see public officers using the machinery of the state to harass citizens and attempting to hinder our inalienable freedom of expression.  "Anyone who knows the musician Mohammed Yusuf personally should please get in touch with me. We NEED to contend t

Rising Jazz Star Bunmi Thomas, Born In Britain To Nigerian Parents, Faces Deportation

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Bunmi Thomas Bunmi Thomas Ade Okelarin A jazz singer born in Britain to Nigerian parents is facing deportation after falling foul of controversial Home Office red tape. In a chilling echo of the Windrush scandal last year, rising music star Bumi Thomas was shocked to be told she is in Britain illegally, despite having lived here for most of her life.She now faces being sent to Africa, even though her work, family and social life are all in Britain. Ms Thomas was born in Glasgow in June 1983 to parents who had come from Africa in the early 1970s. Changes to the British Nationality Act in January 1983 removed the automatic right to citizenship of children born in the UK to parents from former colonies. The singer’s parents should have registered her under the Act but w

Jesus Supports Abortion –Madonna Says As She Pushes For Change In Catholic Church’s Position

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Pop superstar Madonna says Jesus supports women having abortions and wants to change the Catholic Church’s position on the issue. During an interview with Australian talk show host Andrew Denton on "Interview" Tuesday, Madonna, who has a Catholic background, revealed what she would like to discuss with Pope Francis if she had the opportunity to talk to the pontiff. "Let's talk about Jesus' point of view about women. Let's talk about it," Madonna said on the TV show, hoping to change the church's stance on abortion. "And don't you think Jesus would agree that a woman has the right to choose what to do with her body?" she asked. The Christian Post reports that Madonna was raised Catholic and although she was later excommunicated from the church, she told Rolling Sto