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NEWS : why I Confronted Masked DSS Agents Who Blocked NASS – Hon. Boma Goodhead



While speaking in an exclusive interview with PUNCH, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) House of Representatives member from Rivers State, Hon. Boma Goodhead, who made major healines last week for challenging the DSS operatives that barricaded the National Assembly, opened up on why she lost her cool and confronted the masked men.

Here are excerpts from the chat;
You confronted the DSS operatives who invaded the National Assembly on Tuesday, are you not afraid that you could be shot?
When I saw what was going on yesterday (Tuesday), I just felt that it was very, very undemocratic and provocative. The reason being that you can’t come into somebody’s house or office and say you will not allow the person to enter his house or where he or she works, especially when I saw them, wearing masks.
Most times when people go with masks, it’s either they are snipers or they are people who are just there for a purpose and would not want their identities to be known. That suspicion was what made me to react the way I did. So, this was a reaction of the anger within. I say enough is enough because we can’t continue in this manner.
What do you have to say to Nigerian women who want to go into politics like you?
Well, I will tell them that wherever they find themselves, nothing will be handed over to them on a platter of gold. Even in Sierra Leone, where they say oh, we are in Free Town, nothing is free in Free Town. So, fight for whatever you are looking for as a woman.  If you go into the Bible, many of the women who were front liners, like Deborah, Esther, and Naomi; they were all women who stood for what they wanted. They worked hard to get what they wanted.
Can you tie what happened on Tuesday to the 2019 elections and how would you advise Nigerians to prepare for the polls?
We just have to stand up and prepare. These were the same Nigerians, who opposed the third term issue (agenda); they rose and said no! Whenever there is a problem and Nigerians come together, God rises up for us. So, there is no way you will just sit out there and do nothing. Or you just say, oh, these people will use their federal might. No, you are the might; you are the one to fight for yourself.
If you come out to say, enough is enough, then nobody can truncate the democratic process in Nigeria. I am from Rivers State. I recall that we went for our re-run with action and they came with everything; all the security agencies came down there. But God prevailed.
You see, when a nation cries, God will hear from heaven and fight the battle. Yesterday (Tuesday), it was just God who is with us who was fighting these people. At the end of the day, Nigerians prevailed and we prevailed over those mobsters.
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, acknowledged your heroism during his Wednesday World Press Briefing and you received a standing ovation. How did that make you feel?
I will tell you the truth. It wasn’t about me. It was about Nigeria. It was about fighting to protect democracy in Nigeria. It’s not about Boma Goodhead; there were lots of us out there yesterday (on Tuesday). But someone had to take the lead. So, it was not just me. It was about Nigeria. That was why we went that far.
Did you ever think you would be in politics while growing up?
No, I never did.
How did you come into politics?
Well, a great leader brought me into politics and I will forever be grateful to that great leader.

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Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin’s Generous Act: Donates Over 30 Million Naira to Help Alleviate Soaring Food Prices in Nigeria (Watch Video)




Billionaire prophet and General Overseer of Christ Mercyland Deliverance Ministry in Warri, Delta State, Prophet Jeremiah Fufeyin, has given out over N30 million in charity to reduce the current economic crisis faced by the masses.

In a viral video on social media, Fufeyin, known for his philanthropic gestures, was seen giving out wads of cash to church members to ameliorate the rising price of food items in the country.

The humanitarian effort has caught the attention of netizens, capturing the hearts of many amid the current challenging times.

Fufeyin has emerged as a beacon of hope by extending a remarkable gesture of kindness towards struggling church members even as he stressed the need for well-meaning Nigerians to help assuage the challenges of the masses.

This spontaneous and substantial donation not only alleviated immediate concerns but also underscored Fufeyin’s deep empathy for those affected by economic hardship.

The response to Fufeyin’s act of benevolence has been overwhelmingly positive, with Nigerians taking to social media platforms to commend his compassion and selflessness. Amidst a climate of economic uncertainty and rising living costs, Fufeyin’s initiative has resonated deeply, sparking discussions about the importance of generosity and communal support during trying times.

Fufeyin expressed his motivation for the donation, citing a desire to alleviate the suffering of his church members and fellow Nigerians in tangible ways.

He emphasised the necessity of collective action in addressing societal challenges and urged others, particularly those in positions of influence, to contribute towards uplifting the less fortunate.

The impact of Fufeyin’s philanthropy extends beyond financial assistance, serving as a powerful reminder of the potential for positive change when individuals leverage their resources for the greater good of all.

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Big Dreams, is set to release his debut Single’s , ‘Vanity & Painful On January 26th




Delta State Born Singer, Big Dreams, is set to release his debut album,My Way ‘,’Coming Soon.

With they announcement of his two singles which are set to be released on 26 January 2024.

In the digital era of Afrobeats, the music superstar, Big Dreams, has established a name for himself thanks to a succession of great singles and collaborations.

They man of they moment has done great works, therefore this album will set a pathway to Greatness.

The musician made this announcement via his Twitter account. He characterized the album as everything he desires and all he stands for.


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Legendary singer, Kathy Brown diagnosed with stage four lung cancer



Legendary house music singer, Kathy Brown has been diagnosed with stage four lung cancer with the disease spreading to her brain.

The American singer, 63, known for songs including Turn Me Out (Turn to Sugar) and Strings of Life (Stronger on My Own) was diagnosed late last year after being admitted to ICU in her hometown of Charleston, South Carolina.

Doctors performed surgery to try and reduce swelling in Brown’s brain – with the star currently undergoing a course of radiotherapy and immunotherapy.

Kathy’s daughter Chanta Joyner has set up a GoFundMe to fund medical expenses and monthly bills for the family.

Chanta wrote: ‘As the news is only just sinking in we are already facing the harsh reality of what this means for my mother – not only the physical and medical challenges but also the many financial ones.

‘Like most artists who have devoted their careers to dance music, without being able to perform LIVE there’s little to no chance of earning an income. My mother has poured her heart and soul onto stages and dance floors all over the world for more than thirty years, and now she needs your love and support more than ever.

‘My siblings and I are going to do everything we can to take care of her, but the costs we are facing with medical expenses and monthly bills are overwhelming.

‘My mom deserves the best care and comfort that money can buy. I know that she has thousands of fans all over the world who adore her voice and her beautiful spirit.

‘Please consider contributing to assist Kathy and get her through the weeks and months ahead. The London-based record label ‘Revival’ that she has recently been working with has offered to match contributions up to $10,000.

‘Let’s show my mom that the dance music community really is an extended family who keep each other lifted not only in the good times but the hard times too. Thank you for the love, support and many messages that you have been posting and sending to Kathy. I promise you that she sees every single one, and they mean so very much to her.

Brown originally found fame as the chart-topping lead singer of the group Praxis before having US dance hits on her own.

In 1999 she climbed to #4 on the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart with Joy and in 2004 was the credited lead vocalist on the British act Soul Central’s Strings Of Life (Stronger On My Own), a track that samples Rhythm Is Rhythm’s 1989 House classic.

Over the years she featured on dozens of house and club singles.

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