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Ofada Boy Set to Hold 5th Edition of Ofada Rice Day in Partnership with LASG

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In its drive to further create attention and tell the story of our brand of rice in an atmosphere of fun, merriment and great networking, the Leading Indigenous food vendor that focuses on outdoor and restaurant catering, Ofada boy in partnership with Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture has announced December 3rd, 2023 for the 5th edition of Ofada Rice Day with the theme ofadabration at the Muri Okunola Park in Victoria Island, Lagos.

 

 

 

 

 

The event, which in the last four editions has played host to top brands, various A-list artists and some notable Nigerians across various industries has also empowered farmers, businesses, food vendors and individuals.

 

 

 

 

 

The 2023 edition with the theme Ofadabration depicts true African energy and converges Afro music, great food taste and cultural attire that is known and aligned within the Africa Sphere. This edition promises to bring to live arrays of activities that will create unforgettable experience for the audience. It is expect to have brands like Goldberg, Maltina, BetNaija and others.
Speaking at a briefing in Lagos, the Convener of the event and Chief Executive Officer- of Ofadaboy, Oluwatobi Fletcher disclosed that, the Ofada Rice Day Festival is an annual food festival organized by Ofadaboy brand, to lead the Ofada rice narrative and tell the story of this brand of rice to the world. It is a display of African taste and mix that depicts real cultural representation.

 

 

 

 

 

He added that, during the festival, participants are treated to various recipes of ofada rice and tastes from the ever-golden source of Iperu, shagamu, Lagos and Abeokuta.  Also, African tungba and bata drum and other side attractions are on display to add colour to the event.
The real experience of the festival is to create an in-road for Ofada rice to play competitively in the global space.
The maiden edition of the Ofada Rice Day Festival was hosted in October 2019, in partnership with the Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and some top brands, as part of activities to celebrate the year’s World Food Day. In attendance were some of the respected royal fathers and a host of celebrities from the creative and entertainment industry.
Mr. Fletcher, further revealed that this edition comes with a difference that will give all the stakeholders values in whatever capacity they play.

 

 

 

 

 

 

In her remarks, Hon. Commissioner of Agriculture, Lagos State, Ms Abisola Olusanya, noted that Ofadaboy’ partnership with Lagos State Government is in line with promoting food provision and bringing to the light our natural food that contribute to healthy eating and there promoting healthy living.

 

 

 

 

 

She further stated that, the focus of the Lagos State Government is to promote, support an idea that will give the people desired excitement and networking which is also a reason the partnership with Ofada Rice Day Festival has been from the first edition and we hope to make bigger in the subsequent editions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Afro Juju Masteroa, Sir Shina Peter, applauded OfadaBoy for his resilient spirit for holding the on from the first edition till now and pledged his full support and partnership to the Festival as the story and history of Ofada Rice is been propagated to the World stage.

 

 

 

 

ABOUT OFADA BOY
The brand known for creating unique food variants, mixes and presentations has brought to the food and beverage industry an infusion of social and cultural tone to restaurant and outdoor catering. Ofadaboy is the only leading traditionally focused food vendor that cuts across the major cultures in Nigeria. Catering for all kinds of events in the social and corporate circles.
Sourcing materials and ingredients from markets in Lagos, Ogun and other parts of the country where the best natural food ingredients are found has not failed in making the output as natural as possible.
The company, driven by honesty, best practices and service delivery, manages an array of top clients and has also employed over 100 Nigerians in its few years of existence.
Ofadaboy brand is a truly African catering company that brings to bear unique taste to the satisfaction of Africans in a naturally designed environment.

 

 

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Apostle Edith Grace urges Patience and Prayers amidst National unrest

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Apostle Edith Grace, the esteemed national convener of the National Prayer Conference, (pray for Nigeria)has called on Nigerians to exercise restraint and patience during the current administration of President Alhaji Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Her remarks come in the wake of announcements regarding an impending national protest.

In a recent media engagement, Apostle Grace emphasized the importance of faith and prayer during these trying times. “We should be prayerful that the Nigerian government will be established on a keystone. We strongly believe in God and must show restraint; this is a time of temptation and tempest, but all is well,” she asserted as she quote from the Holy Bible ” After you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace who has called you to His eternal Glory in Christ, will Himself restore, confirm, strengthen and establish you” (1 Peter 5:10).

Addressing the concerns fueling the protest, Grace urged Nigerians to reconsider their actions. “There is no need to organize this protest over nothing. This is like making a matter perilous and even more perilous. There is a need to give the government time to cement the economy,” she said.

Apostle Grace concluded her address with a reminder of divine faith. “We can’t underestimate God! His mercies abound, and we must recognize that God is the same yesterday, today, and forever. It is essential to look up to God.”

Beyond her role as a spiritual leader, Apostle Edith Grace is celebrated for her multifaceted contributions to national growth and community development. As a devoted mother, she has instilled values of compassion and service in her children, ensuring a legacy of kindness and philanthropy.

Grace is also a talented singer whose soulful music has uplifted many, blending messages of hope and faith. Her songs often echo the themes of resilience and divine trust, resonating deeply with her audience.

A prolific writer, she has authored several books that delve into spiritual growth, prayer, and the Christian journey. Her writings have become essential readings for many seeking guidance and inspiration in their faith.

Her evangelistic efforts have seen her travel across the nation, spreading the gospel and engaging in charitable works. Apostle Grace’s philanthropy is widely recognized, as she has been instrumental in various community development projects, including providing for the underprivileged and supporting educational initiatives.

Apostle Edith Grace’s steadfast commitment to prayer and community service embodies the spirit of national unity and progress. Her call for patience and faith during these challenging times reflects her deep-seated belief in a brighter future for Nigeria, grounded in trust in God and collective effort.

 

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Invasion threat: Stay off Kogi, indigenes warn anarchists, say ‘consequences won’t be palatable’

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Invasion threat: Stay off Kogi, indigenes warn anarchists, say ‘consequences won’t be palatable’

 

Youths in Kogi State have warned those they described as agents of enemies of the state to desist from painting the wrong picture to outsiders, saying that the ex governor lives in government house, and any attempt by outsiders or defeated politicians from within to go near the Kogi Government House in the guise of occupying the government house will be vehemently resisted.

The youths, who described those threatening to occupy the Kogi Government House as a faceless group of ethnic jingoists doing the bidding of embattled paymasters, dared anyone to try such and test the popularity of the immediate past Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello and his successor, Governor Usman Ododo.

Thousands of youths, who are registered member of the Kogi Youths Stakeholder Forum, said this in a joint statement made available to the press on Tuesday by the Coordinator, Comrade Tunde G. Muhammed, and signed in Lokoja by Yunisa Idris, Yusuf Ndako, Idris Kabir, Osovehe Jimmoh, Itoba Momoh, Agali Oluwafemi, Mayowa Williams, Ocholi Idris, Hassan Gambo and Oloruneffa Jegede.

“Our patience has been tested enough, no one should try anything to undermine democracy in Kogi State or the consequences will not be palatable. They will be shocked,” they warned.

The youths condemned the talk of invasion being spread by political actors and echoed by ethnocentric agents of destruction in the state as suspicious and an attack on democracy, saying any further oppression would be met with stiff resistance.

According to them, there is a pending court case that has been adjourned and the illegally obtained warrant of arrest is a subject of appeal as it was obtained against a valid court order.

“This needless noise is clearly persecution taken too far as we, the bona-fide citizens of Kogi State, know that no Governor has performed better than Alhaji Yahaya Adoza Bello since inception. His successor is riding on this solid foundation to deliver even better dividends,” they said.

“We categorically reject even the thought of disrupting the peace and stability of our state through unlawful occupation. Our dutiful Governor Usman Ododo was duly elected and the current occupier of the Lugard House. Such threat from whatever quarters is an attempt to overthrow democracy and pave way for anarchy.

“We know the voice of Jacob and hand of Esau and warn all those trying to cause chaos because they have lost at the polls, those conniving with enemies of Yahaya Bello outside, to desist. We have been patient enough in the face of the endless persecution and defamation. We will not allow anything that will be counter-productive to the peace, progress, development and well-being of all bonafide residents of Kogi. Our dear State is currently undergoing a critical period of development and consolidation of democratic values.

“It is on this basis that we enjoin all indigenes of our dear state to ignore the empty and baseless threats arising from ethnic jingoists. The Confluence state has witnessed transition from Igala to Igala and heavens did not fall then.

“The transition process from Ex-Governor Yahaya Bello to Governor Usman Ododo has come to stay,” the youths stated.

The Stakeholder, reacting to a statement “by a group that called itself People of Kogi, calling for the ex-governor to be handed over to the EFCC”, said those making that demand were illiterates, who don’t understand the process of law.

“For us in KYSF, we consider this as a joke taken too far. For the sake of clarity, it has become imperative to highlight the achievements of the former Governor, His Excellency Yahaya Bello, during his tenure as governor and his legacies of visionary leadership.

“This is an incontrovertible fact, that under Ex- GYB, Kogi State witnessed significant infrastructural development, improvements in healthcare and education sectors with notable strides in agriculture and youth empowerment. Undoubtedly, his administration’s efforts toward peace and security are commendable and have contributed to the stability we currently enjoy in our dear state today. Whatever haters peddle can’t erase this.

“It is important to clarify that the allegations against His Excellency Yahaya Bello are primarily driven by political opponents who have yet to come to terms with the outcome of the previous election. We firmly believe that these accusations will be proven baseless in due course, and Yahaya Bello will be vindicated.

“To those being misled into tribal politics and manipulated by vested interests, we advise you to stay off Kogi State. We urge all citizens to remain vigilant as we collectively protect the interests of our people. Furthermore, we urge all stakeholders and concerned parties to seek accurate information and refrain from being misled by politically motivated agendas. The legal matters concerning His Excellency Yahaya Bello are being addressed through appropriate channels, and we are confident that justice will prevail.

“In conclusion, we call upon all genuine residents of Kogi State to prioritize peace, unity, and adherence to the law of the land. Let us continue to work together to build a brighter future for our state, free from unnecessary strife and division,” the youths stated.

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Edo 2024: Obaseki Inflammatory Statement on Sen. Monday Okpebholo Convoy attack capable of causing unrest in Nigeria…. Daniel Eromosele a.k.a PIKOLO

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Edo 2024: Obaseki Inflammatory Statement on Sen. Monday Okpebholo Convoy attack capable of causing unrest in Nigeria…. Daniel Eromosele a.k.a PIKOLO

 

It is an established fact that the Convoy of Edo state Apc Governorship flagbearer senator Monday Okpebholo was attacked alongside his entourage while coming out from the Benin Airport, leading to the lost of life of one of his Security aides.

It is also confirmed with Video evidence that shortly after the attack on Senator Monday Okpebholo, the Edo state Governor, Obaseki in one of his Political Meeting made and incisive statement that anyone stopping his Political calendar will be burnt. He said “We just kept quiet with what they tried last Thursday, if they try what they tried last Thursday Nigeria will burn and I will lead it”. Too bad for a seating, Governor, Haba, is politics a do or die affair?

Also ahead of the proposed Nationwide protest on August 1st, by some Nigerian youths, this statement from the Edo state Governor might incite the youths and turn the protest into a similar violent end sars protest, that was hijacked and ended violently.

A Governor is not supposed to make such statement, by threatening violence and also claimed he will lead it. This statement is daring the president of the nation.

To this development Many Edo state indigenes Frown at the inflammatory statement said by the Edo Governor saying the statement can cause chaos in the state leading to Political instability and security threat to the life of the good people of Edo state.

According to reliable sources APC has petitioned the perpetrators of the tragic attack to the inspector General of police and the fingered suspects have gone into hiding, thereby frustrating the police in doing investigation.

Meanwhile Edo State Government has petitioned the Inspector General Police over the Thursday, July 18, 2024 breakdown of law and order in the State which was orchestrated by the former Deputy Governor of the State, Philip Shaibu under the pretext of executing a judgment of the Federal High Court in Abuja for which a stay of execution had been filed and an appealed entered.

In the petition signed by the State Solicitor General, Prof. Faith Osadolor on behalf of the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, the State Government said Shaibu, contrary to the rule of law, recruited a throng of heavily armed thugs, including Tony Adun (Aka Tony Kabaka), Daniel Eromosele (Aka Pikolo), Efe Stewart, Joseph Okonigene, Noah Amiolemen Idemudia, among others, resorting to self-help, leading to the wanton destruction within the Benin metropolis and death of a Police officer.

Why is Obaseki witch hunting Daniel Eromosele a.k.a Pikolo? is it because he is making videos and campaigning for his principal. He wasn’t even there at the crime scene.

Therefore they are calling on all the Good people of Edo state to come out and Vote for change, Vote for the APC at the forth coming Governorship Election, saying what the Good people of Edo state needs now is Development and they insist that the Person tested and trusted that can bring the expected change and development is not other person than the APC candidate Sen.Monday Okpebholo
At this stage, what we need is a leader that has vision and a good mission that will transform the state, not people planning to use Force on the People.

We have learned our lesson, and we will decide now for the interest of our state and for generations yet unborn, the Edo Indigene Laments.

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