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Ooni Reveals Why He Takes Care Of Less Privileged As Air Peace Offers Orphans Jobs

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The Arole Oodua and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II has revealed why he loves to donate to orphans, less privileged children and those with special needs, saying he doesn’t receive if he doesn’t give.

Ooni Ogunwusi also explained that sometimes he struggles to meet the needs of the less privileged children in the country, saying that some of their demands require more people to assist him.

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The co-chairman of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria said this in Lagos on Sunday during the official launching of Hopes Alive Initiatives(HAI) presenting Give-Back Concert 2018 and HAI Television launch organised by the Hope Alive Initiative, an advocacy platform designed to alleviate socio-economic, cultural and environmental challenges amongst the most vulnerable.

The highly revered monarch also said he had chosen Eko Hotel and Suites as venue for the event to celebrate the orphans and less privileged children because he believes they too will become successful in life like those that such a place is meant for.

“Ordinarily people migth  wonder why we would be hosting these my children at this very expensive Hotel that is meant for the rich and wealthy people in our society. Yes I deliberately did so because this celebration is all about them. The highlight of this is that the highest in the society anytime they want to have a celebration. They use this venue, but these my children who today are the lowest in the society also have access to it now, it has been their day all the way. They moving  around and were able to enjoy their day fully. Such will never leave thier memory and I see them becoming owners of things like this in the future. We are all equal in the presence of our creator”. Ooni said.

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The CEO of Air Peace Airline, Allen Onyema, promised that any of the orphans or less privileged being catered for by the Ooni’s Hopes Alive Initiatives would be given automatic employment into his company once they successfully graduate from any university.

During the concert anchored by the ace stand-up comedian, Gbenga Adeyinka the 1st where other notable  comedians and artistes thrilled the audience which included which prominent Nigerians.

The concert also saw numerous performances by the less privileged children from different orphanage homes including Bestheda School of Blinds ones who solicited the support of Nigerians for Ooni Ogunwusi who has being assisting them among other donors.

In one of their displays, the less-privileged children demonstrated why Nigerians should not stigmatise or refuse to assist them, saying that majority of them were struggling to survive and have quality education.

Ooni Ogunwusi identified that there was the need for well-meaning people in the society to join him in meeting the needs of the less privileged children, adding that would enable more orphans to benefit and sustain a decent living.

“Every individual must have what they want to achieve in life, but you must not keep aspiring till your eyes will be completely closed without sowing a seed with the less privileged. There is nothing in this world to run helter-skelter about without assisting the needy. At my tender age, I was chasing a lot of things but I cannot aspire to be anything again than to spend the rest of my life assisting the orphans and children with special needs, including oppressed people in the society.

“I have made up my mind to celebrate the less privileged. I want them to meet world leaders and successful people in the society so that they can feel what a regular person in the society feels. Believe me, these kids have raw, untapped, amazing and unique talent.” Ooni Ogunwusi said.

The African foremost monarch added that   “For me, I have realised that anytime that I don’t give, I don’t receive. Caring for the less privileged is my own ministry and I will make majority of them achieve their dreams in life. I urge every one of us to inculcate the habit of caring for the less privileged. God has blessed us, we should not over aspire.

“Sometimes, it is the support that I get from other people that I also give out to assist that. I have seen a situation when an orphanage home called me to say that they have no food to eat and I didn’t initially know how to come in to assist.”

On their parts, The owner of Air Peace, Allen Onyema in company of his wife and Reverend Esther Ajayi of the Love Of Christ Generation C&S Church In Clapham, London who both pledged huge financial support for project in the next 5 years appealed to Nigerians to assist the less privileged with whatever they have while
Mr Tunji Owoeye the CEO of Elephant Group, a leading rice manufacturer in Nigeria also pledged to continue feeding the less  privileged children and orphans as his company has been assisting the children through Ooni Ogunwusi.

“I challenge every one of us to think of the day we will die. Anyone of them who successfully graduate from the university has a job in Air Peace. This is a good cause to support,” Onyema added.

Deputy Convener of Hope Alive Initiative, Temitope Adesegun during her opening remarks explained that the organisation was meeting up with the its purpose of creation, adding the HAI intended to have a school for the less privileged ones.

“It is amazing to say that HAI commenced less than a year ago and in the past couple of months, we have been able to cover huge milestones. We have achieved a lot and we still hope to achieve more. We have a school to build, an advocacy programme to run and we intend to identify and nurture raw talents in the underprivileged,” Temitope said.

Air Peace Airline, Esther Ajayi Foundation, Gombe State Government, Federal Inland Revenue Service(FIRS), Startimes TV, Air Peace Ariline, Gombe State Government, Ogun State government, Elephant Group were the major sponsors while the Olugbon of Ile Igbon, HRM, Oba Olusola Hon. Kunle Ogunnaike and wife, Chika from California, USA, Iyalaje Toyin Kolade, Hon. Funmi Tejuosho,also pledged to hugely support the project

The Ogun State government represented by 5 commissioners led by Rt. Hon. Muyiwa Oladipo, Commissioner of Culture and Tourism pledged to renovate two orphanage homes through the Ooni’s Hopes Alive Initiatives(HAI)

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How God warned the Arab nations of tragedies and disasters -prophet Ikuru

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By Collins Nkwocha

The death of the president of Iran Ebrahim Raisi came as a huge shock to everyone as nobody was expecting the huge lose,the helicopter carrying him and other officials crashed in a mountainous and forested area of the country in poor weather.

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It’s very explicit that Iran lost their president due to climatic problems and this reminds me of the prophetic hall of fame, prophet Godwin Ikuru of Jehovah Eye Salvation Ministry who warned the Arab nations,last year,when he was dishing out his prophecies for the year 2024.

He specifically warned the Arab nations of impending calamities disasters and tragedies that will be prompted by climatic problems and this was exactly what caused the death of the president of Iran.

Just few weeks ago, heavy and thunderous rain caused the death of about 17 people in Oman, just the way it caused serious disaster in UAE and crippled business activities in the nation for days.

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Harmony Gardens & Estate Development Unveils Lekki Aviation Town Amidst Glitz & Glamour

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Harmony Gardens & Estate Development Unveils Lekki Aviation Town Amidst Glitz & Glamour

 

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Sahara Weekly Reports That In a spectacle of jubilation and festivity, Harmony Gardens and Estate Development LTD made a resounding mark on the real estate landscape with the grand launch of Lekki Aviation Town in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos. The unveiling took place within the confines of the estate, blending urban sophistication with the charm of a vibrant neighborhood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harmony Gardens & Estate Development Unveils Lekki Aviation Town Amidst Glitz & Glamour

 

 

 

 

The event, graced by esteemed personalities including traditional rulers, dignitaries from government parastatal and renowned celebrities, saw Harmony Gardens and Estate Development LTD ambassadors, 9ice, Nancy Isime, Small Doctor, Iyabo Ojo, and Anita Joseph, taking center stage as the faces of the brand, adding a touch of glamour to the occasion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adding to the allure of the festivities, the presence of popular Fuji musician, The Ibile master in person of Sefiu Alao and King Saheed Osupa, infused the atmosphere with rhythm and melody, enhancing the celebratory ambiance.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hon. Dr. Audullahi Saheed Mosadoluwa, the visionary CEO of Harmony Gardens and Estate Development LTD, delivered an impassioned opening speech, articulating his mission in developing Lekki Aviation Town, Granville Estate and Majestic Bay Estate by Harmony Gardens and reaffirming the company’s commitment to delivering properties of unparalleled quality. Assuring prospective buyers, he emphasized the authenticity of the company’s titles, instilling confidence in their investments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amidst a plethora of activities aimed at creating unforgettable memories, the day held additional significance as it marked the birthday of Hon. Dr. Audullahi Saheed Mosadoluwa. The celebration took place in grand style at his residence, where discussions were held about the progress of various partnerships, including the Seyi Vodi-tagged Vodi Cottage, NancyVille Estate, and the recently finalized Maitakobi Emirate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

During the event, it was announced that these three projects would feature prominently in the upcoming Lekki Aviation Town grand launch. Additionally, the Seminar on Bridging the Housing Deficit in Nigeria, scheduled for July 2, 2024, was highlighted. This seminar will gather 7,000 industry leaders and stakeholders to discuss solutions for the country’s housing challenges.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The event not only showcased the grandeur of Lekki Aviation Town but also underscored Harmony Gardens and Estate Development LTD’s unwavering dedication to redefining secured, affordable luxury living in Nigeria’s real estate landscape. As the sun set on a day filled with joy and revelry, the promise of a bright future for Lekki Aviation Town shimmered on the horizon, beckoning investors and homeowners alike to embark on a journey of opulence and prosperity.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Nigeria will overcome security challenges — Ex-army chief, Buratai

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Sahara Weekly Reports That A former Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt Gen Tukur Yusuf Buratai (rtd), has predicted an end to the security challenges Nigeria is presently passing through saying it will soon be a thing of the past.

 

 

 

 

 

Nigeria will overcome security challenges — Ex-army chief, Buratai

 

 

 

 

General Buratai spoke at the public presentation of books written by the Director Academic, Planning and Quality Assurance, Nigerian Army University, Biu, Borno State, Brigadier General Mogbekeloluwa Oluyinka Fakokunde, which was held at Nigerian Army Resource Centre, Abuja on Friday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The former army chief commended the efforts of the Nigerian military in the war against insecurity saying they have given their best within the circumstances they have found themselves. He however expressed optimism in the ability of the military to nip the security challenges in the bud very soon saying insecurity is a global occurrence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I want to commend them (the military). They are doing well. They are doing their best within the circumstances they find themselves and what is happening. It (insecurity) is not only in Nigeria, it is global. What is happening is Nigeria is not an exception. Within our neighbours, we see what is happening and globally.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“We see what is happening in Sudan, Ukraine, in the Middle East and so on. They (the military) need to remain resolute, remain focused and continue the project they are doing and surely they will succeed. For sure it (insecurity) cannot be permanent, there must be a solution and we can get out of it one day,” General Buratai told media

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The author, Brigadier General Fakokunde, while speaking with Tribune Online, said the books were written with the intention to solve societal problems such as stress, drug abuse and addiction as well as providing the leeway for teachers to manage stress associated with their profession.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He said as builders of talents, teachers need the required skills and qualifications to excel and impart knowledge on their students as leaders of tomorrow.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“If you look at these books, they are not just ordinary books, they are also working instruments addressing the problems of the society like problem of drug addicts, problem of occupational stress and others ravaging the workforce now. These are competencies they need to imbibe so that they can manage their stress.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The rate of drug abuse is a serious thing now and is prevalent among the students and the youths. With these publications, we have instruments that can be used to manage drug abuse among our youths, our workforce and every strata of the society. The intention is to solve problems of the society and that is what we have done by unveiling these books.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The books’ reviewer, Professor Mary Ogechi Esere, of the University of Ilorin, while commending the author for his efforts said the books describe Nigeria’s current realities and provide solutions for the way out.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

She said the books could not have come at a better time describing them as tools for stress management and to tackle the menace of drug abuse especially among the youths.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The author has deemed it fit to give us tools that we can use to manage the stress and tackle drug abuse which is prevalent among our students right from primary schools. The books are apt, written at the right time. It is scholarly and the writing style is unique,” she said.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The books presented are Handbook of Occupational Stress Management for Teachers, Psychological Testing and Technique in Continuous Assessment for Colleges and Universities, Drug Abuse Awareness Scale (DAAS) and Drug Abuse Awareness Scale (DAAS) Manual.

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