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‘I Prefer To Die Single Than To Be A Second Wife’- Actress

A Nollywood actress, Peju Johnson , has said she would rather remain single than be a second wife to any man.

She said this in an interview that it is better to be single than being a side chick or a second wife .

The actress further said that she is more than just an option and would rather be single than end up as someone ’ s option .

Johnson also maintained that she still believes in true love and explained further that when she is in love, she love with all her heart .

She however said that though it scares men and they don ’ t always believe that her love is real because they are used to getting fake love .

Revealing her crush in the industry , the curvy role interpreter said she likes Timini Egbuson .

The actress also maintained that being beautiful was not enough to be successful in Nollywood and added that one needs to really know how to act .

She concluded saying that being talented is important and will help one become better and that one cannot bank on just having a beautiful face.

Peju Johnson has featured in movies like Lekki Guys, Vow , Farayola ,
Aremudada, Igbekele, Iya karamo , Scar ,
Kogbagidi, Eto Mi, Ayetimowa, Single Mother and Abiyamo among others.

Kashamu: OBJ Mourns, Says Late Senator Couldn’t Escape Death Despite Evading Justice

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has condoled with Governor Dapo Abiodun on the death of Senator Buruji Kashamu.

In a condolence letter to Abiodun by his media aide, Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo said the death of the PDP stalwart was sad but noted the life and history of the departed have lessons for those on this side of the veil.

Kashamu, who represented Ogun East at the Senate in the 8th National Assembly and contested the gubernatorial ticket of the state on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) with Governor Abiodun, died in a hospital in Lagos on Saturday of COVID-19 complications.

OBJ said that Senator Esho Jinadu (Buruji Kashmu) in his lifetime used the maneuver of law and politics to escape from facing justice on alleged criminal offence in Nigeria and outside Nigeria, but no legal, political, cultural, social or even medical maneuver could stop the cold hand of death.

He however pray to Allah to forgive his sin and accept his soul into Aljanah, and may God grant his family and friends fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

Breaking: Ogun Former Senator Dies of Covid-19 Complications

A former Senator from Ogun East Senatorial District, Buruji Kashamu has died of COVID-19 complications.

The news of his death was confirmed by Sen. Ben Murray Bruce via a twitter post earlier today.

Kashamu was said to died at first Cardiology Consultants, in Lagos. He was 62 years old.

The former Senator was a member of Peoples Democratic Party and served in the 8th National Assembly.

He was the flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party in the 2019 Ogun State gubernatorial election and lost against Dapo Abiodun of the All Progressives Congress in distance 4th.

Edo2020: ‘Buhari’s Meeting With Ize-Iyamu Not Right for Anti-Corruption Fight’ PDP

The Edo State chapter of the PDP described President Buhari’s meeting with the governorship candidate of the APC, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, as a dent on his image and the anti-corruption fight.

A statement signed by the state publicity secretary of the party, Chris Osa Nehikhare, said the president was ill advised to met with Ize-Iyamu.

The statement read further that the meeting is least expected to happen considering the spirited fight against corruption, which the Buhari’s administration is known for.

The president received Pastor Ize-Iyamu alongside the Caretaker Committee chairman of the APC and Governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni, chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and Governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and APC campaign chairman for the Edo State election and Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje.

Buhari at the meeting the charged APC leaders to avoid the pitfalls that affected the party’s victory in Rivers, Zamfara and Bayelsa states in the 2019 elections in Edo State.

Covid-19: FCT Active Cases Surpass Lagos

The number of active COVID- 19 cases in the Federal Capital Territory has surpassed Lagos State , which hitherto was identified as the epicentre of the outbreak in the country.

The COVID- 19 situation report by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control for August 2 showed that Lagos had 12 , 915 cases, while the FCT had 2 , 759 .

However , the NCDC, in its COVID- 19 Situation Report released on Thursday , stated that Abuja , which had 4 , 241 confirmed cases , was reported to have discharged 1 , 231 and recorded 45 deaths with 2 , 965 active cases.

On the other hand, Lagos , which recorded 15 , 627 confirmed cases, was reported to have discharged 13,119, while 192 deaths and 2,316 active cases were recorded in the state .

This indicates that Lagos recorded a 557 per cent reduction in active cases between August 2 and 6 , while the FCT showed a 7 . 4 per cent increase.

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