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Nigeria is a joke – newly discharged corp member

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A newly discharged National Youth Service Corps member, Claudia Ayodele, has revealed her less than delightful experience during her service year.

Ayodele, who passed out on Thursday, took to her Instagram handle in two separate posts to share her frustrations, even as she highlighted some of the positive parts of her service year.

She started off by noting how she couldn’t wait to get out of her “horrible government uniform” and how she would not be showing off her NYSC certificate.

In a seperate but longer post, which she titled, ‘A brief recap’, Ayodele shared how often she thought about quitting the service but kept reminding herself of the reason she registered for the programme in the first place.

See her caption, which has since gone viral, below:

“A brief recap?
Honestly the last 11 months were not a joke.
I don’t know how many times I wanted to literally quit NYSC but I kept reminding myself why I actually started
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Why? Because you just never know when Nigerians want to make your life miserable in the future. On the positive note, I learnt a lot about the way of life in this country
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Got to experience going to a state without an airport in its near vicinity. Got to experience what it’s like to be in the deepest jungle bush where even google maps imaging cannot capture the road. Got to experience how deeply ingrained corruption and indiscipline is in Nigerians from young to old. Got to experience how simple queueing, is not possible… Over and over again
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Respect rarely exists. Humility rarely exists. Shame equally rarely exists. Self-Interest exists. Before anyone gets hurt by this finding, honestly there’s a big difference between poor and middle class not to talk of upper class
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They say Nigeria has a high number of graduates, I say Nigeria has a high number of graduates who were not taught quality education and lack basic common sense
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They say the problem with Nigeria is it’s old leaders, I say Nigeria faces an even bigger problem when the young already show traits of the older generation clinging on to power
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For the first time I got to fully interact with Nigerians from all walks of life and it has been a truly humbling experience. I am grateful to those who pushed me to do NYSC because now I know up until a year ago, I lived in a bubble when it came to ‘knowing’ my country.”

See her posts below:

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Man, pregnant wife, brother die after eating poisoned food in Yenagoa

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Man, pregnant wife, brother die after eating poisoned food in Yenagoa

According to reports, three family members have reportedly died in their sleep in Bayelsa State after having a dinner suspected to have been poisoned.

The incident occurred in Azikoro, a suburb of Yenagoa, the state capital, on Friday.

The deceased, who hailed from Ozallah community, in the Nkanu West Local Government Area of Enugu State, were identified as Orji Igwenta (husband), Nkem Igwenta (wife) and Obinna Ogbani, Orji’s brother.

While Orji was 35, his wife, Nkem, who was said to be pregnant, was 34. Ogbani was 10 years old.

As an indication that the family of three might have died from poison, it was learnt that a rat was found dead beside the corpses.

Man, pregnant wife, brother die after eating poisoned food in Yenagoa

The report gathered that neighbours, who suspected that all was not well with the family because they had yet to be seen outside on Saturday afternoon, forced the door open.

The neighbours reportedly found their corpses on the floor.

A resident, who spoke on condition of anonymity on Monday, said neighbours reported the incident at the Azikoro Police Division.

He said, “They slept on Friday and did not wake up. The man used to drive a commercial tricycle and he woke up daily before 5am. So, we were surprised that his tricycle was still parked outside in the afternoon.

“We knocked on their door and got no feedback. So, we forced the door open and had to rush to the police station to report what we saw. The police took the landlord for questioning and they have been investigating the incident.”

Man, pregnant wife, brother die after eating poisoned food in Yenagoa

An executive member of the Enugu Development Association, Bayelsa branch, Chief Chinedu Arthur-Ugwa, said the remains of the deceased had been taken to their hometown.

He said, “The death of our members came to us as a surprise because the husband and his pregnant wife died in their prime. We got in touch with their families in Enugu and they requested that their remains be brought home.

“We call on law enforcement agencies to unravel the cause of this strange death.”

The spokesman for the Bayelsa State Police Command, Asinim Butswat, confirmed the tragedy, adding that the incident was being investigated.

Man, pregnant wife, brother die after eating poisoned food in Yenagoa

Man, pregnant wife, brother die after eating poisoned food in Yenagoa

Butswat said, “It is a case of sudden and unnatural death. On September 21, 2018, around 3.40pm, the landlord of the victims reported that the deceased, one Orji Igwenta, male, 35, a native of Ozallah community, in the Nkanu West LGA of Enugu State and a tricycle rider, was found dead with his wife, Mrs Nkem Igwenta, 34.

“Also found dead with them was Obinna Ogbani, male, aged 10, a brother of Orji Igwenta.

“Also found dead by their side was a rat, which is suspected to have eaten the same poisoned food with the family.”

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One dead as Policemen who participated in Osun election involved in accident

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One dead as Policemen who participated in Osun election involved in accident

ACCIDENT: One person has reportedly lost his life as Policemen who participated in the 2018 Osun state governorship election got involved in an accident.

Some mobile police officers sent on official duty to Osun State, for the Saturday governorship election, were involved in a fatal auto crash while returning to their base.

The Nigeria Police Moblie Force (PMF) officers that were attached to 62 kafanchan Kaduna who were sent to official duty on Saturday Osun Governorship Election has involved in a fatal accident on their way back to base five of them has reported sustained injury by correspondence while the one officer died at the spot.

Five of the officers attached to Division 62 kafanchan, Kaduna State, sustained varying degrees of injuries after the accident, yesterday, while one reportedly died.

One dead as Policemen who participated in Osun election involved in accident

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