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Oct 1 12 tweets 2 min read
Yesterday I confirmed that African Leaders are the richest in the World.
They arrived at the UN headquarters in New York each in a convoy of over 20 powerful vehicles hired from American Car Hire Companies.
Thread 🧵 I was shocked to see European leaders arriving in NY for the UN General Assembly in small cars, and some arriving as a group of European leaders in coasters.
The Prime Minister of UK arrived in a small car with the Prime Minister of Norway, while the Prime Minister of Italy...
Sep 28 16 tweets 3 min read
Anambra @31: 31 Interesting Facts about Anambra

1. Anambra has the highest number of senior advocates by states in Nigeria.

2. Out of a total of five cardinals from Nigeria, Anambra has produced two and remains the only state with such number of cardinals in the country. 3. Onitsha in Anambra has the highest number of storey buildings in Nigeria.

4. With two female serving senators at the upper chamber of the National Assembly, Anambra State has the highest number of serving female senators in Nigeria
Sep 26 8 tweets 2 min read
CAMPAIGNS WILL KICKOFF THIS WEEK, WHAT YOU ARE CAMPAIGNING ON FOR THE 2023 ELECTIONS

1 2nd Most Terrorized Nation in the world.

2. World Poverty Capital.

3. 22M out of school children.

4. 53.40% youth unemployment.

5. ASUU Strike.

6. Twitter ban

7. Crypto ban. 8. Silly and unintelligent border closure.

9. Naira at N703/$ and heading to he N1000/$.

10. Oil theft at the highest level since discover with Government agencies pointing fingas at each other.

11. Unprecedented borrowing. Highest in the history of Nigeria.
Sep 26 4 tweets 1 min read
Toyota will only produce 800,000 cars in October because of a chip shortage

Toyota Motor Corp said Thursday it plans to produce about 800,000 vehicles worldwide in October, about 100,000 less than its average monthly production plan because of a shortage of semiconductors. The world's largest automaker by sales volume said last month that it planned to produce about 900,000 cars a month from September through November.
Sep 26 28 tweets 5 min read
Before the political parties conducted their primaries, a journalist asked what is my view about the 2023 general election?

A thread. I answered and said the country should be restructured before the general election, and he followed up by asking if there should be an election, which zone should the Presidency come from? And I unhesitatingly said, of course, the South East.
Sep 26 4 tweets 1 min read
JPMorgan: China's metaverse economy could reach $4 trillion

The metaverse will have "profound implications" for China and will greatly impact gaming, advertising and e-commerce, according to a JPMorgan research report. The digital world will offer an improved user experience across various Internet business models. According to the bank's bullish scenario, the metaverse could triple the size of China's online gaming market to $131 billion from $44 billion.
Sep 26 4 tweets 2 min read
Murder in my sleep

This gruesome incident happened in 1985 in England. Colin Kemp, 33, went to bed with his wife, after which he had a nightmare. He was in the jungle, being chased by two Japanese soldiers. One had a knife and the other had a gun. When the man was caught up, a fight broke out: one of the soldiers jumped him, Kemp grabbed him by the throat with both hands and began strangling him. At the same time, a second soldier shot Kemp, and the man woke up in a cold sweat.
Sep 26 4 tweets 1 min read
These сities have the most millionaires

New York, Tokyo and San Francisco are the places where the most millionaires live, according to a new report by Henley & Partners Group.
Half of the 10 cities with the most millionaires are in the United States. But a closer look reveals that New York City lost 12% of its wealthy in the first half of 2022, while the San Francisco area saw a 4% increase. London, which ranks fourth, saw a 9% decline. The report defines millionaires as people with investable assets of $1 million or more.
Sep 26 4 tweets 1 min read
Self-driving car startups have attracted $53 billion in investment since 2014
According to recent projections, by 2040, autonomous vehicles will account for about 8% of the total distance traveled by passenger vehicles. The general belief in this trend has contributed to more than $53 billion invested in private companies developing autonomous vehicle technology since 2014. Many startups have already begun pilot (and sometimes even commercial) launches of their projects, and some are waiting...
Sep 26 4 tweets 1 min read
The Philippines could become Asia's blockchain hub

Nearly 70 million people worldwide use crypto wallets, and the average daily crypto trading volume exceeds $130 billion. Cryptocurrency will have a significant impact in the Philippines as the country's stock exchange considers integrating digital assets into its trading platform.
Experts believe the Philippines has what it takes to become the "blockchain capital of Asia.
Sep 25 58 tweets 8 min read
The Labour Party’s candidate for president, Peter Obi has become the first aspiring presidential contestant to make public his private phone contact, direct electronic mail, and permanent residential addresses. He also provided Nigerians full profile details that comprise his business dealings, education history, work experiences, a notable group he belongs to, achieved awards, and many more.
The detail of Obi’s profile as sent to Scanned News:
Sep 25 4 tweets 1 min read
A car powered by atomic energy

In 1965, Soviet scientists tested the car "Volga Atom" with an atomic engine of 320 horsepower (very much for that time). The engine weighed 500 kilograms, so the front was not 2 wheels, but 4. Such a car could be very long without refueling. The tests showed that the Volga atom travels 60 thousand kilometers without refueling. It turned out that after that the engine needed to be replaced with a new one. But Soviet scientists corrected this problem, they created an engine with gas-phase fuel in the form of uranium...
Sep 24 4 tweets 2 min read
“She was called Phillis, because that was the name of the ship that brought her, and Wheatley, which was the name of the merchant who bought her. She was born in Senegal. In Boston, the slave traders put her up for sale:
-she's seven years old! She will be a good mare! She was felt, naked, by many hands.
At thirteen, she was already writing poems in a language that was not her own. No one believed that she was the author. At the age of twenty, Phillis was questioned by a court of eighteen enlightened men in robes and wigs.
Sep 24 11 tweets 2 min read
Atiku Abubakar has never been loyal to any PDP past president. He wasn't loyal to Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar'Adua or Goodluck Jonathan. He betrayed them all by decamping to another party just to fight against them in the subsequent elections. Now he wants PDP governors to be loyal to him and support his own ambition? The PDP caucus knows that Atiku Abubakar wouldn't have been in PDP by now, if he had lost to Nyesom Wike in the presidential primaries. He wouldn't have supported Gov Wike as has always been his MO.
Sep 24 79 tweets 12 min read
Narcissistic Personality Disorder
A psychology thread

Know someone who thinks they’re better than everyone else but flies off the handle at the slightest criticism? These tips can help you spot narcissism traits and deal with a narcissist. What is narcissistic personality disorder?

The word narcissism gets tossed around a lot in our selfie-obsessed, celebrity-driven culture, often to describe someone who seems excessively vain or full of themselves.
Sep 23 4 tweets 2 min read
An Mbaise man boards a driverless vehicle in the US. In his breathless astonishment, he swears the vehicle is secretly piloted by the Igbo deity, 'Agbara'.
Funnier than the original 'Osuofia in London".
If you don't understand Igbo, please get an interpreter. 🤣

Courtesy: CO Continuation footage 1.
Sep 21 7 tweets 2 min read
Publishing Obi’s Degree result

It would have just required publishing Mr. Peter Obi’s degree result to stop the perennial debate about the class of degree he came out with. Each time I mentioned it to him, Obi would restrain me from publishing. Image His stand is clear: “Val, to me, education is the progressive discovery of our ignorance. We learn everyday. The possession of paper qualification is not, and cannot become the measure of wisdom and intelligence. When people debate what I graduated with, ignore them.
Sep 6 152 tweets 25 min read
Portrait Of The Tiger Ambode Rode – By Yinka Odumakin

A Political Thread on Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. Part 1

LOUIS XIV was King of France for 72 years and 110 days and became the most powerful French monarch who consolidated a system of absolute monarchical rule that endured until the French Revolution. At the peak of his maniac, he said: “L’Etat c’est moi” (I am the state).
Sep 6 5 tweets 1 min read
Sixty two percent of addresses keep their bitcoin holdings for more than a year, despite bear market

The year 2022 turned out to be a bad year for the cryptocurrency market. The industry faced a prolonged bearish trend, and the main coin, bitcoin, fell nearly 70% from its high in November 2021. Nevertheless, market fear has not undermined investor interest in bitcoin.
Sep 5 19 tweets 3 min read
Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria

A historical thread. Pablo Escobar, in full Pablo Emilio Escobar Gaviria, (born December 1, 1949, Rionegro, Colombia—died December 2, 1993, Medellín), Colombian criminal who, as head of the Medellín cartel, was arguably the world’s most powerful drug trafficker in the 1980s and early ’90s.
Sep 5 11 tweets 2 min read
Tinubu Demanded N50bn And USD5m Monthly If I Want 2nd Term – Ambode Reveals

Former Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has revealed the real reasons the Presidential aspirant of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu kicked against his bid for a.. second term in Lagos.
Akinwumi Ambode who brought major transformation in critical areas in Lagos State in just four years was denied the APC ticket.