A brilliant Nigerian man has been hailed after graduating with a first class from the University of Lagos.
It was gathered that the young man identified as Olowookere Victor Oluwaferanmi before his recent feat, graduated with 8 As and 1B in WAEC back in 2015.
Now, 6 years after, he has graduated with 4.8/5.00 CGPA from the department of Chemical Engineering.
He shared photos of his WAEC result and a transcript of his University result and this made him trend on Twitter.
Feranmi also revealed that he won nine awards and scholarships.
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Train Attack: Bandits Release Pregnant Woman On Compassionate Ground
“A pregnant woman abducted by bandits who attacked a Kaduna-bound train in March has been reportedly released.
Daily Nigerian reported that she was released on compassionate ground.
She is one of the two pregnant women abducted by the bandits, as the gunmen are referred to locally. The other pregnant woman gave birth to a child in captivity.
The bandits had on March 28 attacked the train around the Katari and Rijana axis of Kaduna. They killed at least nine people, wounded several others and abducted several others.
They later released the Managing Director of the Bank of Agriculture, Alwan Hassan, after the payment of a ransom. The bandits, however, said he was released on compassionate grounds too.
In two-minute video footage, the released pregnant passenger said the bandits treated them with respect in captivity.
She said they were provided with food and medication.
The freed passenger also confirmed that the other pregnant woman gave birth to a child.
“Peace be on to you all. I’m among the Kaduna train passengers abducted by bandits on the 28 of March. They took us into the bush without stating their reasons but we thank God because they didn’t maltreat us and they fed us well. We conducted our fasting and if you’re sick they give you medication.
“They look at our conditions, especially like me whose continued staying there may pose danger to our health, especially considering my pregnancy has reached an advanced stage that’s why they decided to release me on compassionate ground.
“I call on government to consider the plights of the people (passengers) left in the bush with the bandits. They (government) should sit with them (bandits) and listen to their demands so that they could understand each other even for the sake of those still in captivity so they will be released,” she said.
Although the bandits that attacked the train have not clearly stated what they want, observers including an academic who has studied their activities say they want a prisoner exchange with the government.
A social historian and lecturer at Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto, Murtala Ahmed-Rufai, said the demands are known to the federal government, the Kaduna State Government and security agencies.
He said that based on his investigations, the attack was orchestrated by the duo of Dogo Gide and Ali Kawajo, two notorious bandit leaders believed to have ties with two terror groups: Ansaru and Boko Haram.
“Dogo Gide is known for making demands whenever he abducts people with relations to government. These requests are always the same. He and Kawajo have some commanders that were captured at different times and places by security agents. Even when he abducted the FGC Yauri students, he didn’t demand money but prisoner swap,” he told PREMIUM TIMES.
The federal government has, however, not given in to the demands of the bandits but has repeatedly said it is working to ensure freedom for the captives.
2023: You Are The One To Decide Because I’ve Come With Not Just Naira But Also Dollars, Pounds And Euros For You – Governorship Aspirant, Senator Adeleke Tells Voters
Osun State governorship hopeful, Senator Ademola Adeleke, during his campaign told the crowd that he has come with lots of money to give to voters so they can elect him in the forthcoming elections.
The Senator who represented the Osun-west senatorial district between 2017 and 2019, is contesting for the governorship position under the umbrella of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
Speaking during a campaign, Adeleke told voters that he arrived with money for them.
“If it’s about money, I have come with money,” Senator Adeleke says in Yoruba while patting his pocket.
He tells them he isn’t there with only Naira but also with Dollars, Pounds and Euros.
“Fire for fire,” he adds as his audience hail him.