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Abuja Jagaban Endorses Tunibu, Kick starts 2023 campaign.

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In the heat of which zone gets the presidential ticket, in what looks like a royal rumble, it will interest you to note that there are people from the North, hausas who would prefer a western president.

It was a busy Monday at the UTAKO taxi park, around the Jabi area of Abuja, As people walked hurriedly, trying to meet up with the pressure that accompanies Monday morning. A friend of mine who was supposed to pick me, gave me a call to inform me of a situation which means he will not be coming for me. My attempt to get an Uber service was challenged by the network. As I I turned my eyes from my phone in frustration, looking to my right side I saw some taxis parked,  walked fast as I could, I have a meeting to catch up on a Monday morning, that was the only thing on my mind. I approached the only empty cab I saw stationed. Abeg carry me go area 10 I spoke in pidgin English. I opened the back door sat in, only for me to hear a calm voice, ”Oga no vex, I no dey work today” As I step down wanting to unleash some words of insult, I saw something that caught my interest on first sight. A hat with the inscription (Tinubu 2023). As a journalist, I know every thing else can wait when a news is found. I am Obviously no longer in a hurry, I got closer to him looking at his cap and what is written on it, as I removed the cap from his head to get a better view, a group of young men who have been playing draft and minding their business for a while turns towards our direction hailing him  Jagaban Jagaban!!!.

Yes meet Muhammad a taxi driver in Abuja from Adamawa state.

” looking at Tinubu passion on building a national cohesion, his quest to help others get to the top from across the nation, his public empowerment initiative even not in government, his understanding and loyalty to PMB amongst other factors

He therefore, view him as someone if giving the chance to lead this country will do well taking from how he lifted the bars in Lagos and sacrifice Tinubu did put in bringing Lagos to where it is now

For that reason again, he will support him wherever he went, and he is going to be taking half price of transport fare from any passenger who board his taxi and is a lover of Tinubu

Furthermore, he assure of getting not less than 10,000 votes for Tinubu if he gets the ticket to represent any political party come 2023 inshalahu through his convincing engagement and discount his passengers will be enjoying

I love him, and will be his number one supporter everywhere I’m,

That’s why people call me the “Jagaban” of taxi drivers around Abuja metropolis

Finally, he said any party that gives Tinubu their ticket will win come 2023.

Muhammad who have been nick named jagaban, courtesy of his open and aggressive love for the former Lagos state governor and political mountain, the real jagaban, Bola AHMED Tunibu. when I querried him this is what he has to say about the man he thinks should be the next president of the federal republic of Nigeria.

His Excellency should be aware of a man who has already started his 2023 presidential campaign.

 

 

 

 

Narrated by : Mark Iyodo.

A journalist based in ACCRA Ghana.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BREAKING NEWS : New Building Of The Nigerian Mission In Ghana Demolished Over Night .

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It was 11:30 P.M on Friday when i  got a call, without looking at the number, I picked and a voice said something has just happened, the new Nigerian High commission building has been demolished. To me it was a big joke, I quickly glanced through my contact to see if I could locate any of the media partners close by, Another call came, this time I could sense the tension and panic from the caller’s voice. Then I realized this is no longer a joke. I set off on a one hour journey to see things my self, Knowing the community (Ridge), Right opposite the Police headquarters and beside the SNIIT guest house, I was expecting to see a reasonable number of security men, But when I arrived at 1:15 AM, the silence around the area gave me a reason to doubt if I was at the right place. Personnel of Goodluck Security complex opened the gate for me and the Video Below completes the story.

 

A source at the embassy I spoke to claimed they have written to the foreign mission to strengthen security in the area after the first partial demolition on Monday which was reported to the Police, yet no action of such was taken.
The men in charge of security at the area, said they made a call to the police, but it took the police one hour to get there, Meanwhile, the police headquarters is less than 5 minutes drive to the building, Which shows something must be wrong somewhere.
The High Commission has declined comments as they expect to make an official press release to that effect.
Even if the people who carried out the act have any permit as claimed, should it be done at night? Why didn’t they come with Ghana security personnel? While we await those answer you can watch the live videos of the building been pulled down, This is a big slap on the face of the Nigerian government as a whole,something must be done to stop this insult and victimization of the Nigerian people in a community headed by Nigeria themselves.
Now the Nigerian government can understand it better when the citizen cries, If this can be done to our mission I wonder what can’t be done to a common Nigerian on the street of Accra.

Watch the live video below while we hunt further details.

 

THE CRIME OF BEING A NIGERIAN IN AN ECOWAS COUNTRY.

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As a Nigerian, living in an ECOWAS country, someone will expect to be at home because you are obviously not far from home but No this is what it actually means to Be a Nigerian Living in Ghana.
Not everybody has the ability to purchase a car in Ghana, as a result, most Nigerians drive their Nigerian Registered car in accordance with the ECOWAS treaty of May 1979. But the reverse is the case. From the Benin border, A Nigerian numbered car is already an oil well for Customs and police. While the people inside are free meals for Immigration officers. As a movie producer, I always need a big van that can carry all my requirements, since I cannot afford to but two for my different job Demographics I decided to shuttle my Nigerian numbered plate in between Nigerian and Ghana.
We got to the Benin Republic, all papers needed to cross the borders all paid for in Lagos before departure yet the Officers at the border insisted I give them 20,000 CFA for a reason that was not stated. After 3 hours of delay, we had no choice but to pay the said fee, no receipt was issued.
Fuming as I tried to explain to my driver why we are not supposed to pay any fee since we have paid for all ECOWAS documents and fees, he smiled as if I am from another planet. Oga na so dem dey do us oh, obviously he is used to it.

We got to Togo, an empty gallon which we used in buying petrol in Nigeria was seen in the trunk of my car, the border police insisted that we must pay 40,000 CFA. About 10 other Nigerian vehicles were stopped with each asked to pay not less than 20,000 CFA just for been a Nigerian.
My trying to explain the ECOWAS arrangements to them faced deaf ears as officers who have been communicating in English suddenly pretended they only understand french.

We paid the amount because we had no choice, I said to my self probably because they are french speaking countries, Ghana our brothers will do better, My driver smiled and said “ Make we reach there first “

We got to the Ghana Customs department, After checking my documents the gentleman said he is not sure I am the owner of the car, despite my name written on all original papers and had my driver’s license with the same name. I thought it was one of those jokes, after delaying us for another two hours, My driver came back to me, “ Oga give this people something make we go abeg, all this law no dey work here”.

It was there I knew this journey won’t be easy. We paid in Every checking point until we finally got to Accra.
I thought I was free but I lied, Every one seems to see you as a criminal on the street just because of the Nigerian Numbered car. The smallest police will stop you on the road and search you to your panties just because you are driving a Nigerian numbered car, The bus drivers and apprentice will insult you because they feel you do not deserve it.

My worst experience was on the day I had an interview on CITI TV, I was in a hurry, A policeman who is less than 30 years of age stopped me right under the traffic light at East Legon. He asked for my paper amid causing terrible traffic just to provoke that anger they expect from frustrating a Nigerian who they know is always in a hurry.
After checking my papers he looked at me and said as far as you are in my country, I can stop you anywhere and anytime to check your papers.
Pantang, Kasoa, Spintex road are hot zones because of the numbers of Nigerians living in these areas. Your driving a Nigerian Numbered car will get you stopped every day by the patrol teams. Some even follow you to your house, officers jumping a fence, some officers even went as far as calling the electricity company to switch off the light in the area to allow them to cut an electric fence of a Nigerian man living on the Dodowa road despite we have to pay 500 dollars for renewal of resident permit annually in an ECOWAS country.

You have to renew your car permit every 30 days with a penalty of 5 ghc (400 naira) every day if you default in payment.

During the lockdown, Most people could not go to the border to renew their papers, with many not knowing it can be renewed at the GRA office in Accra, no notice was sent to Nigerian drivers, it was not announced in any of the media platforms but they expected us to know anyway.
After the lockdown, I was driving to my office, After such a long time without driving the car, anyone would have forgotten about the validity of the documents.
I was stopped by police and custom preventives.

The looked at my papers, my undertaken has expired but my ecowas brown card, insurance, and other documents were all intact. All plead to allow one officer to follow me in going to fix the documents fell on deaf ears.
Another Nigerian driver who was arrested was allowed to go, He told me in igbo that I should give them money. One of the officers came into my car to ask me Oga how far, as soon as he saw my Press Tag, the story changed because they know this may be trouble. 15 cars including mine were taken to Tema custom warehouse. A document of detention was issued to me, right in my eyes, some of the cars were allowed to go, obviously, you know the reason right? I was the only Nigerian Arrested. I took the paper I went to GRA head office the next morning, only to meet with a custom woman who chased me out like a sick dog. “ Go and write a letter to the Assistant commissioner don’t come here and give me any wahala “. I went outside confused and thinking if I have met her before not to think of offending her. In that confused state, one of the junior officer came out and explained to me how to type the letter, Didn’t know that was the beginning of a terrible experience. I submitted the letter and was asked to do a followup. I was to and fro for two weeks every day, One morning I went to one of The officers Mr. Vincent, I told him how frustrated I was, his response was “ do you know the frustration your government is causing us for locking up the Nigerian borders? “ There and then I read the handwriting on the wall. I climbed up to assistance commissioner Preventive’s office where I met a lady Agnes who was very professional and helpful, she called all the relevant offices and told me the officer in charge has been admitted.
I had to go back not only to wait but to also pray and fast for the recovery of an officer so I can get my car. After a series of calls, the officer told me the battery of my car ran down so I have to bring a technician to go open a car that is detained in their custody. I had no choice I took the technician from Accra to Tema to go open the car. It took another one week of up and down before I finally got the Verdict of document compelling me to go pay duty for a car I already paid the duties in an ECOWAS country.

I was advised to go see the big man. After pleading for almost 30 minutes he asked me to go and come back the next day. It took another three days to get the file, I breathed a sigh of relief as my one-month trauma has finally ended but I lied.

I got back the next day June 1st to regularise my documents only to be handed an administrative fee of 1200 GHS excluding the normal fees I was supposed to pay, I got there at 9 am, with more than 50 Nigerians also there to fix their papers. I spoke to many who told me I am lucky, some have had to pay above 4,000 GHC an equivalent of 300,000 Naira. One told me his car was arrested with him, his mother’s wife and family. He has spent over 7,000 to no avail.

We were made to sit beside an abandoned toilet for more than 6 hours. When the document finally came, It was written that after paying all the fees, my car should still be detained until borders are opened before the car can be deported back. It took another two days to change what the woman called a mistake form the Commissioner, I had to call a staff of Nigerian Embassy, The president of South South (Mr. Tony ) community in Ghana, The ANC welfare officer ( Mr Emmanuel ) before I was finally handed a release letter to pick up my car.

This is what being a Nigerian citizen in an Ecowas State means to me.
I think it is high time the Nigerian Government put a check on what is happening to their citizens besides their borders. A Goat can’t use a Lion’s child for sacrifice even when it comes to the goat’s cage. If we are citizens of the giant of Africa then it should reflect on how we are been treated by people who directly benefit from our tax been used by the Nigerian government to fund ECOWAS.

 

FAKE NEWS ALERT : Police No Shoot Any Nigerian Person Die For Ghana.

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Since last week na em video don dey fly every where for internet say Ghana Police don shoot one Nigerian Man down for Liberian Camp.

This Morning we see am for Punch news paper and other media and for every where for social media say police shoot one Nigerian for Party for ghana.

But as i salute follow the matter, e come turn say the story na fake news. Police no shoot any Nigerian person, we call the welfare oga of ANC and We call trade union leader dem all say nothing like that happen.

Dem only say some Nigerian boys do party for around nunga wen police come shoot gun take pursue everybody because Ghana Government say make people no gather. According to the real news, the guy take tramadol and codin, as police come arrest them na so em form like say em don faint na em the guys begin shout.

We dey use this one dey warn Nigerians for ghana say abeg we no come here for trouble so make we dey run from anything wen wo bring wahala between Nigerians and Ghana people.

The same way fake news against nigeria people dey cause wahala na so fake news against ghana too fit cos wahala, make we dey look well well before we talk.

 

GHANA STARS MAKE NOLLYWOOD DEBUT.

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Don K. Yamoah, Nana Yaa Agyare (The Brand), Rabby Bray and Eric Mensah Affrifa, took their first shot into the Nigerian Nollywood market.

Nana Yaa Agyare on Metro TV who spoke on behalf of the other stars in an interview on GMG plus said it was a great experience and motivation for her. Nana Yaa Agyare is one of the fastest rising female star in Ghana Having featured in not less than 20 movies and series in recent times. She played the Female lead role and was also the composer and performer of the sonnd track for UNCRUSHABLE movie.

Rabby Bray, winner of last year’s Best Actress at the Kaduna Film Festival in a role she played in a Ghana Movie (Black Sheep) she was on the red carpet last Friday at the premiere of the UNCRUSHABLE MOVIE ON METRO TV, took to her Instagram page to say how thankful she is to the Director and producer for casting her on this movie.

Eric Mensah Who played Emmanuel said he is very happy for the opportunity and in his own words, he won’t waste it.
Don K Yamoah is one of the Big stars in the Ghana movie industry, he has featured on several movies and series in Ghana and the UK. who wasn’t available for the red carpet, spoke to us about how excited he is about the new initiative.
UNCRUSHABLE Movie became the first Movie to have a Virtual premiere on TV. Produced by DMF Production and Marketed by Pinnacles Film Distribution in Nigeria.

DON K. YAMOAHNANA YAA AGAYARE RABBY BRAY  ERIC MENSAH AFFRIFA

Over One Million Fans Glue to Their TV Set To Watch The First Ghana Virtual Movie Premiere.

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On Friday 1st May 2020 saw the first Ghana Virtual Movie Premiere On TV. UNCRUSHABLE a movie produced by D.M.F Production was screened on Metro TV Ghana on DSTV Channel 277. The show started with a red carpet. The Red Carpet Hosted by Mimi Kay, Saw Actors like Nana Yaa Agyare, Rabby Bray, Eric Mensah Affrifa, and the Director Destiny Austine Omon in Attendance ( All cast wore a mask on the red carpet). Actors in Nigeria who could not fly because of the effect of Covid-19 sent in recorded videos. Yemi Blaq and Franca Brown both sent in their videos. A Movie promoter in the USA who was supposed to Premiere the movie in two states in the USA also sent him their disappointments and message on video. The show was the first of it’s kind, people from all over Africa were watching the movie live on DSTV and the Local Platform. The premiere enjoyed a very loud promotion both on regular platforms and social media.
In an interview with Nana Yaa Agyare who played the Female lead Character, She also doubled as the Soundtrack Composer and PR head for the Movie. Was on an Interview on GMG+ Where the Head of DMF Production announced a new strategy of selling the movie for 5 Ghana Cedes per phone download. A distribution Technic the host of the show found so captivating. Below are some video extracts.

https://web.facebook.com/isaluteradioandTV/videos/1096048557442315/

We will try to reach Nana Yaa Agyare for an interview later today.

 

 

 

#COVID-19- UNCRUSHABLE MOVIE IS BUILDING A CINEMA IN EVERY HOME DUE TO COVID – 19 EFFECT.

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Due to the effect of Covid-19, UNCRUSHABLE, the anticipated Ghana/Nigeria Collaboration in an African Drama scheduled for screening in Ghana, Nigeria and USA, which was postponed will now make a DEBUT on Metro TV come May 1st 2020 at 8:00 GMT. Metro has a digital TV platform , also on DSTV channel 277. We regret any inconvenience CAUSED. Fans in Ghana can also own a phone version of the movie For Just 5 Ghana Cedis by sending 5 ghc to mobile numbers : MTN – 0543793754 Tigo – 0574336080. Use UN 15 as reference numbers, a downloadable phone version will be sent to your phone.

Red carpet will be streamed from 7:40 GMT with your favorite actors on the show. We urge OUR fans to MAKE a date as the movie will be shown just once on TV. Thank you for your usual co-operation.

#COVID-19 : We Join Hand With unions to help stranded Nigerians….High Commissioner.

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The Nigerian High commission to Ghana don talk say dem ready to help Nigerians wen need food and those wen dey stranded because of lock down, This matter come land for table after I salute come carry the complain when some  Nigerian people dey complain say dem self need food but the food wen government dey share no dey reach their hand, I salute come table the matter for paper go  give madam for top say abeg, even if na Garri, rice, beans anything wen resemble food make dem find am give people make dem chop. Because this people be our people, if dem go thief pot of soup now,  or person die of hunger na there you wo see Nigeria name wo dey ring bell for news.

Na Em Mr. Dauda wen dey work for Nigerian High commission for Accra come call I salute media this Afternoon, Oga Dauda come explain to us say make we tell every Nigerian for Ghana say, as the matter dey so, Government no give anybody money or food make dem share,  but dem for high commission wo use their church mind take help those when really need the food. But em come talk say no way wen dem wo fit carry food give person by person so make every body when em know say em need assistance make dem  go pass their community leader.

Em talk say them dey work with all the community leaders to see how food wo take reach every body, so any tribe or area wen you come from Nigeria, make to try go locate una community head because na through them the High Commission wo fit help people wen really need help. If any body still get any other question em fit call the numbers when dey under this letter.

Number to call : 0302776158/9.

#COVID-19 : Dem don push UNCRUSHABLE Movie Premier go from becos of Corona Virus…

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Di ogbonge film when people don dey wait since, that film wen the title dem call am UNCRUSHABLE, Come put tears for em fans eyes, in fact many of the people wen buy ticket already don almost crush table.

Every body come vex as the people wen make the film come talk say because of the sickness wen don take over every where wen make Nigeria, America and Ghana say make all their people sit down for house. And we know say na for this 3 country the movie suppose show.

Dem to start vex  this morning wen the people wen make the film write am for their website say them don cancel all the four show, but the oga madam of people wen dey talk talk for DMF production and Uncrushable team come talk say make them take ice water put for their chest, say as soon as the corona don carry em wahala comot, dem wo  ring bell  for new date.  dem say all those wen don buy ticket make dem keep their ticket well dem wo use am for any new date.  All the  company when put money for the show make dem no shake at all , em talk say  the contract still dey as dem agree. Na DMF make the Film, na Pinnacle Film dey share am.

 

 

 

Make una no worry we for isalute wo dey nack una the story as the matter dey align.

Na Madam Nana Yaa Agyare,

na em put finger for the letter for DMF PRODUCTION.

 

CORONA VIRUS : GHANA MOVIE HITS SCREEN IN THE USA DESPITE CORONA VIRUS TREATS.

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A group of African Movie Enthusiasts , who visited Ghana in December during the Year Of Return, have adopted ‘UNCRUSHABLE,’ a  movie shot in Nigeria and Ghana, featuring some notable Ghana and Nigerian Actors.
The team came to Ghana to see a possible way of promoting African content in the USA.
According to Mrs. Faye who is a member of the Team, they watched an interview of a project the producer had released in 2018, a movie with a local African setting in of which they instantly fell in love with the location and other elements of the movie.
“When we got to Accra, same movie THE KING WITH NO CULTURE was showing on a local TV in Accra,
After watching the full movie, we went online in search of information about the production, we were able to reach the producer of the Movie, D.M.F Productions represented by Destiny Austine Omon. After weeks of negotiations we have decided to adopt the movie for a screen at the Diaspora African Forum in California scheduled for 11 Th of April 2020 but had to be shifted to a later date after the 8 weeks lock down in the USA as a result of Corona Virus 🦠 .it was also scheduled to be screened in Arizona on the 17th of April 2020, A later date will be announced soonest.
“Uncrushable” will later be screened at the snap cinema at the A.M.A building in Accra on the 13th of April 2020. And at the O’Deluxe Cinema in Lekki, Lagos Nigeria on the 1st of May 2020 After which it will be released to Cinemas worldwide.
Uncrushable is Produced by D.M.F Production and Distributed by Pinnacle Films.
It follows the story of a young banker  who is shot into a state of agony and self-despise after he was sacked from work due to his incorruptible nature and inability to abide by the evils at his work place. To worsen issues, his wife mounts pressure on him to keep up to current trends even in his poor state. In an attempt to still live flashy, the wife falls into the arms of a rich man. When the man finally gets back on his feet via a court case against his former employers, the woman faces the results of her choice. Can she survive it?
Watch the trailer below:

MRS FAYE, BEVERLEY & GINA.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bsr_QFBSXQM&t=10s