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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

THE STORY OF JESUS OF OYINGBO -- Immanuel Odumosu ( 1915 – 1988)

In the late 1950s, Lagos witnessed the shocking declaration of a middle aged Ijebu man from Ogun State, who declared himself as the long awaited Jesus Christ.
Many people laughed, Shook their heads in utter disbelief,while those who believed him thanked their stars for witnessing the SECOND COMING OF JESUS CHRIST.
The latter set of people,then went home,Packed their belongings,deserted their families/Loved ones and went to follow him.
Immanuel Odumosu first started as a religious Sect leader who founded the Universal College of Regeneration (UCR) in Lagos.

His claim of being the awaited Messiah began in 1959 when Odumosu declared himself as Jesus Christ who had come to lead the people form darkness to light.
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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

THE 1983 'GHANA MUST GO' SAGA IN NIGERIA:

Many of you must have heard of the popular term “Ghana Must Go“. And we all know that popular Bag known as 'Ghana Must Go'.
But have you ever wondered why this bag, called “Chinatown tote” in USA and “Tuekenkoffer” in Germany, is called “Ghana Must Go” in Nigeria and Ghana?

Well, a real life incident that happened in Nigeria back in 1983 is what christened the bag “Ghana Must Go”.
The Bag became popular after the Shagari Government Ordered the expatriation of illegal Africans living in Nigeria.
Over 1 Million Ghanaians were affected by that order.
Many African Country and Ghanaians were mostly attracted to Nigeria because of the Oil Boom of the 70's,...
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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

ABACHA ANNOUNCING ABIOLA'S ARREST AND ABIOLA'S DECLARATION SPEECH

Video of Gen. Sani Abacha Announcing MKO Abiola's Arrest, After Abiola declared himself the Democratic President of Nigeria in Epetedo area of Lagos On June 11, 1994.
Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola is a name that continues to haunt the chaotic halls of Nigeria's political history.

On June 12, 1993, the Social Democratic Party (SDP) candidate won the country's presidential elections with a majority of 58.36% of the total votes cast,..
winning 20 out of 30 states against Bashir Tofa of the National Republican Convention (NRC).

The Election was widely considered as the Nation's FREEST and FAIREST Democratic Election, but then-Military Head of State,Babangida disagreed with the outcome and annulled the election.
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THE NEXUS BETWEEN TRUTH AND LIES (A Case Study of Nigeria)

According to a 19th century legend, the Truth and the Lie meet one day.
The Lie says to the Truth: "It's a marvellous day today"!
The Truth looks up to the skies and sighs, for the day was really beautiful.
They spend a lot of time together, ultimately arriving beside a well.

Again, The Lie tells the Truth: "The water is very nice, let's take a bath together!"!
The Truth, once again suspicious, tests the water and discovers that it indeed is very nice.
They undress and start bathing.
Suddenly, the Lie comes out of the water, puts on the clothes of the Truth and runs away.

The furious Truth comes out of the well and runs everywhere to find the Lie and to get her clothes back.
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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

NIGERIA DURING THE TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE (Part 2)

THE EMPIRICAL STUDY OF THE YORUBA PEOPLE, AND HOW YORUBA OBA'S, CHIEFS AND YORUBA ELITES SOLD THEIR FELLOW YORUBAS DURING THE TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE ERA:
During the 19th century of the Transatlantic slave trade, Yoruba territory was known as the Slave Coast.
Uncounted numbers of Yoruba men, women and children were sold by their Tribesmen,and were shipped bounded in Chains at the Neck, Leg & Hands,to Portugal, Britain, Americas etc
The demand for African slaves during the slave trade was fuelled by the availability of a supply chain which involved African rulers, tradesmen/women who made fortunes out of selling their own people.
Unfortunately, so many Yoruba Elites got Wealthy through this Nefarious Trade.
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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

NIGERIA DURING THE TRANSATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE (Part 1)

THE IGBO PEOPLE BEFORE THE WHITE-MAN CAME:

Traditionally, the Igbo people lived like a federated groups of villages with the head of the ranking village presiding...
Over general assemblies attended by all the males. Each Igbo Family is represented by the eldest Son in the family referred to an Okpara.
During the heyday of the slave trade in the eighteenth century, the major igbo villages grew into cities of 10,000 to 20,000 inhabitants.
THE IGBO NATIVE RELIGION :

The Igbo traditional religion is known Odinani. The supreme deity is called Chukwu ("great spirit"); Chukwu created the world and everything in it and is associated with all things on Earth.
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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

ECHOS FROM THE HELL OF THE BLACK RACE :

Gory Stories about the Inhuman Treatment meted on African Slaves by the White Masters,during and After the Atlantic Slave Trade, can never be exhausted.

I want to Share two with us...
1. OTA BENGA (Exhibited as a Money)

On 20 March,1916, a 32year-old African man named Ota Benga shot himself in the heart while being held against his will in the United States.
Ota Benga’s short,Sad life was shaped by colonial avarice justified by the quack science of eugenics.
Through it all, he did what he could to keep his dignity intact despite being subjected to the most degrading treatment imaginable. His story, like far too many tragedies, begins in the Congo, then known as the Congo Free State.
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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

HEROS OF YESTERYEARS

THE STORY OF NIGERIA GREAT WRESTLERS, POWER MIKE AND POWER UTI :

> Life of Great Power Mike

> Power Uti : Beef with Power Mike, Drug Use, Arrested for Wife's death

> Two Current Top Nigerian Wrestlers.
BRIEF HISTORY OF NIGERIA WRESTLING :

Wrestling is a traditional sport embraced in every town and village, modern wrestling is relatively New in the Country.

The history of wrestling became popular in Nigeria as a competitive Olympic around 1980's after the establishment of ...
the wrestling federation .

Some Pioneer Wrestlers such as Michael Okpala (Power Mike), Late. Michael Bamidele, Maman Zaria, Ben LionHeart, John Eke Uti (aka Power Uti) among others made the country recognized in the world wrestling through their ceaseless efforts and abilities.
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HISTORY -- With NZEKWE Gerald Uchenna

BRIEF STORY OF NINE WEALTHIEST MEN IN THE WORLD, AND THEIR SAD ENDS :

In 1923, nine of the wealthiest people in the world met at Chicago's Edge Water Beach Hotel.
Their combined wealth, it is estimated, exceeded the wealth of the Government of the United States at that time.
These men certainly knew how to make a living and accumulate wealth.
Attending the meeting were the following men:

1. The president of the largest steel company.
2. The president of the largest utility company,

3. The president of the largest gas company,

4. The president of the New York Stock Exchange,

5. The president of the Bank of International Settlements.

6. The Greatest wheat speculator.
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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

THE STORY OF CANDIDO DA ROCHA (1860 – 1959) --

The Life and Times Of A Yoruba Man Born Into Slavery In Brazil and became Nigeria's First Billionaire

Nigeria has always been Blessed with people of immensely wealth and fame.
History has it that Nigerians have been Engaging in money-spinning enterprises since 19th century.

It is not difficult to imagine that today's richest man in Africa, Aliko Dangote, wakes up in Africa,has his breakfast in Asia, lunch in UK, dinner in USA and sleeps in Australia.
You may also imagine the richest woman on the continent, Folorunso Alakija, attending a conference in North America, meeting with Female Entrepreneurs in UK, signing a Multimillion-dollar deal in South America, going shopping in Asia, and attending a wedding party in Antarctica.
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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

THE ORIGIN AND GROWTH OF SECRET SOCIETIES IN NIGERIA

Please, let me state here that the essence of this Lecture Thread, is not Promote Secret Cults Or Cultism.Neither is it meant to Criticize Or condemn any Fraternity.
Rather, the aim is to look at Our Traditional Religion Worships, before the Advent of Christianity and Islam.
And how with both Christianity and Islam, Various Secret Fraternity has thrived ,while more are still cropping up daily.
And nowadays, its even difficult to distinguish between some of this Societies from Churches. While their leaders bear Prophets,His Holiness, Pastor, Your Lordship etc

With So many Joining them because of the Wealth they promise their members.

If you guys are ready, let's go.
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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

VANITIES OF LIFE

THE STORY OF CHIEF ANTONIO OLADEINDE FERNANDEZ (1936 – September 1, 2015)

He was one of Africa’s richest men and is always referred to as HIS EXCELLENCY, OLUWO ANTONIO OLADEINDE FERNANDEZ.
He was a Nigerian business magnate and a Permanent Representative of Central African Republic to the United Nations.
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary.
A foremost diplomat who had interests in diamond and gold, he was said to have direct contacts to the most powerful world leaders, business executives and entrepreneurs e.g Nelson Mandela, George Bush etc
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INVESTMENT TIPS -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

SNAIL FARMING BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY IN NIGERIA :

Nigeria's economic recovery programmes have necessitated a radical shift from total dependence on government for job to self-employment.
One such attractive area for self-employment is snail rearing. It is a great money-spinning business that can provide a substantial source of protein to complement Nigerian carbohydrate meals.
Sadly Nigerians inclination to go into business in the fields where thousands have already made their fortune has led to the ulter neglect of such lucrative area of snail farming in Nigeria or export at international market.
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HEALTH TALK -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

LEARN TO BE YOUR OWN PERSONAL DOCTOR

This will forever going to be useful,even for our unborn generation.It is for keeps.
I advise u print and keep in a file captioned Health Issues just like I'm going to do after twitting it
1. TYPHOID FEVER:

Get unripe pawpaw, unripe
pineapple, ginger, lime orange and Lipton tea. Cut into pieces, boil with fermented corn water for one hour. Take one glass cup 3 times daily for one week. The ailment will disappear.
2. STOMACH ULCER:

Get 7-8 unripe plantain, peel them, cut them to pieces and pound. Put everything inside a plastic container, fill it with one gallon of water. Allow it to ferment for three days. Take one cup 2 times a day for one week. The ailment will disappear.
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A VERY PATHETIC STORY

ACID ATTACK - HEAR HER STORY

This story of Miss Nkiruka Jane Nnaji who hails from Amorji Akpugo in Enugu State is a very pathetic and disheartening. She did not offend anyone, neither did she offend the god’s.
Jane graduated from the NNAMDI Azikiwe University Awka,in 2016 and was awaiting her youth service before she suffered the acid attack.

“It happened on April 11, 2017 in Portharcourt. After my graduation I went into cosmetic business; I got a very small shop where I was managing.
I was coming back from my shop that fateful day, at about 8:00 pm; I was walking to the house when I started hearing a male voice calling ‘Chi-chi’. I thought it was somebody that wanted to toast me; I thought it was a way of attracting my attention.
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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

THE STORY OF CHIEF MKO ABIOLA AND THE JUNE 12, 1993 ELECTION -- The Death of An Uncrowned Nigeria President

MKO Abiola was a Nigerian Yoruba businessman, publisher, politician and aristocrat of the Yoruba Egba clan.
The political turmoil endured by the citizens of Nigeria during the final decades of the twentieth century was led by varied group of individuals who wanted the end of Military rule in Nigeria, And One of the most influential Person's then, was Chief Moshood Abiola.
Abiola was the presidential candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP) with his promises of change and slogan of “Hope 93”, won states in the north, east and western parts of the country in an election that was later annulled by then president General Ibrahim Babangida,...
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HISTORY -- With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

THE STORY OF BRUCE MAYROCK (1947- 1969) - A Jewish Student who Set himself Ablaze because of Biafran Genocide during the Civil War.

During the Nigeria/Biafran Civil War, So much Genocide was Carried Out against the Biafrans.
Bruce Mayrock became Biafran Unsung Hero during the War.
While the war raged on in Biafraland, the whole world watched in awe as the combined forces of British, USSR, Egypt and Nigeria bombard and place an economic blockade over Biafraland, while the USA supervise them.
Bruce Mayrock Tried all he could to get the attention of the United Nations to stop the Genocide going on in Biafraland but all to no avail.

So he sacrifice himself by taking his own life, so that the Biafrans maybe saved.
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HISTORY - With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

THE STORY OF OTOKOTO MONEY RITUAL KILLINGg OF 1996

On 19th September 1996, during the regime of late General Sani Abacha's, in city of Owerri - Imo, an innocent 11-year-old boy named Anthony Ikechukwu Okoronkwo was murdered for Ritual.
The little boy was hawking boiled groundnuts, which was his daily routine.
He strolled along, selling his groundnuts for peanuts to whoever wanted to buy.
When he got to Amakohia area of Owerri, his eyes lit up with joy when a customer beckoned on him to approach.
That ‘customer’ was named Innocent Ekeanyanwu, aged 32.

The boy was called into the famous Otokoto Hotel and the little groundnut seller was visibly very excited, since it was a hotel, it meant that the new ‘customer’ would probably be buying plenty groundnuts which will mean ..
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HISTORY - With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

THE STORY OF BAKASI BOYS :

> There Origin
> Operations
> Where are they Now?

It all started in 1999 when a group of Traders in the popular Bakassi line,at Ariara Main Market in Aba,decided to take their destiny into their own hands.
Their mission was to put stop to the incessant armed robbery, Kidnapping etc attacks, which grounded the commercial activities in the State.

At first,they were welcomed by the people whom Were fed up with the high rate of incompetence by the police,who were supposed to fight it.
But the People later turned against them, When the Bakassi boy spread their role into areas of social and political control: they enforce debt payment, they chastise women who stray in marriage, and they menace critics of the governor Mbabinuju Government.
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YOUTHS, STAY OFF CRIMES!!

THE RISE AND FALL OF DERICO NWAMAMA - Nigeria King of The Underworld

It was 17years ago.The year 2001,and everything was quite topsy-turvy in Nigeria.The Nation was still smarting from the Y2K scare that the world was going to come to an abrupt End
and all computers would stop functioning at the exact strike of midnight on the 31st of December, 1999.

Doomsday prophets went gaga, milking an ignorant populace from their brisk and dark businesses as they went around screaming the world was going to end.
Nigeria was also experiencing the post-delivery pangs of democracy having just regained freedom from stifling military rule in 1999 following General Sani Abacha’s sudden and mysterious death. But away from all these superficial trivia,..
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HISTORY - With Nzekwe Gerald Uchenna

THE GREAT MADAM EFUNROYE TINUBU -- (1805 - 1887)

Efunroye Tinubu was a king maker, Business tycoon and Slave Trader.

She is among the most Prominent/Powerful Yoruba women Born in Abeokuta (also known as Egbaland) in Yorubaland, Nigeria.
It is said that Egba people in the Yoruba tribe are very powerful and industrious people.

It is because of their hard work that they end up influential, Powerful and wealthy.

The 19th century business-woman Madam Efunroye Tinubu exemplifies this belief.
In her time she was the wealthiest woman in the Yoruba kingdom.
And the woman who would be make kings.

Not only did she have wealth, she was influential, a kingmaker and Owns so much lands.
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The Story of the Epic Battle Between King Sunny Ade and Chief Bolarinwa Abioro.

It was in 1974 that the news broke. Chief Bolarinwa Abioro, the Balogun of Ipokia, the Chairman of African Songs Limited, had taken his star musician to court! Everyone who knew KSA knew Abioro.
Everyone who knew Abioro knew Sunday Adeniyi. Sunny was the son. Abioro was the father. What could have gone wrong between father and son?

KSA was the second artiste to be signed on to the stable of African Songs Limited. Ayinde Bakare was the first.
Sikiru Ayinde Barrister was the third. Like most creative people, young Sunny Ade was more concern about his passion and less concern about the business aspect of music. His passion was to play music and to excel as a musician.
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