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Brazilian Descendants Association(BDALAGOS) Set to hold Heritage Festival In Lagos

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In preparation towards this year’s annual Afro-Brazilian Heritage Festival in the Brazilian Quarters also known as the POPO AGUDA in Lagos Island.

It’s a four day festival approved by the Federal Government through the Ministry of Information and Culture to celebrate the Afro-Brazilian Heritage in Lagos, Nigeria.

They are calling on all son’s and daughter’s of Popo Aguda Community to come together to celebrate their heritage and all their forebearers brought back to Lagos from Brazil, that made them a unique community in Lagos State, Nigeria.

With proud and joyful hearts, we are calling on all to celebrate our Heritage Day.
Make it a date to join us and enjoy our special day. Come and taste our various food, fashion, Art, music, cultural traditions and more exciting history of our ancestors.

The 4-day event are as follows;

DAY ONE
30th of November, 2023:
Annual Memorial Lecture in honour of the families of Amaro Marinho/Dalmas, Damazio and Pacheco, laying of wreaths for the departed Afro-Brazilians at Campos Memorial Mini Stadium Lagos Island and unveiling of the Afro Brazilian Heritage Treasures in Nigeria Project at the Shoremekun Hall Broad Street by 12. noon

DAY TWO
Friday, 1st of December 2023:
There will be a special prayer session for the Afro-Brazilian Community at the Brazilian Salvador Mosque, Joseph Street and the Afro-Brazilian Food Exhibition at the Shoremekun Hall Broad Street. by 6:00pm.

DAY THREE
2nd of December, 2023: The main event for all families of Afro-Braziilian Cultural & Traditional display at Shoremekun Hall Broad Street and Families procession starting from the Afro-Brazilian Cultural Centre, 13, Catholic Mission Street Lagos Island starting at 12.noon.

Day FOUR
3rd of December, 2023: Thanksgiving mass for the Afro-Brazilian Community at the Holy Cross Cathedral Church, 14, Catholic Mission Street Lagos Island by 8:00am.

See you all at the festival.

Anthony Olayemi Marinho
President, Brazilian Descendants Association
Lagos.

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Kwara Gov celebrates statesman Amb. Nurudeen Mohammed at 70

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Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq joins family, friends, and associates to celebrate Nigeria’s former Ambassador to Malaysia H.E. Nurudeen Mohammed, who turns 70 years today. The Governor describes Ambassador Nurudeen as a respected statesman and a patriot who has contributed immensely to national development and the growth of his community.Ambassador Nurudeen, who is _Tafidan Kaiama_ , is a quintessential politician and a humanist with tremendous goodwill across different demographies in Nigeria and Kwara State, the Governor adds.He thanks the statesman for his continuous support for the administration and his commitment to a greater Kwara project. The Governor prays Allaah, the Living and Self-Sustaining, to give Tafidan Ka’ama long life and good health.

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Kwara Gov congratulates Emir of Ilorin on 28th coronation anniversary

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Kwara State Governor/Chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has congratulated the Emir of Ilorin Dr. Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari (CFR) on the 28th anniversary of his turbaning as the Emir.

The Governor joins the people of Kwara State, especially of the Ilorin Emirate, to celebrate the royal father whose ascendancy to the throne marked a new positive beginning for the respected institution and the people of the Emirate. 

Governor AbdulRazaq commends the Emir for being an outstandingly peaceful and diplomatic leader whose credentials as a statesman, lover of culture and tradition, and generosity have rubbed off positively on the people and their wellbeing. 

He beseeches Allah to give the Emir and chairman of the Kwara State Council of Chiefs good health, steady his feet on the right path, and ease his affairs as he continues to lead the people. 

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𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫 𝐂𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧: 𝘼𝙙𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙣𝙤𝙠𝙪𝙣 𝙪𝙨𝙝𝙚𝙧𝙨 𝙊𝙜𝙪𝙣 𝘾𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙧𝙖𝙡 𝙧𝙚𝙨𝙞𝙙𝙚𝙣𝙩𝙨 𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙤 𝙧𝙚𝙡𝙞𝙚𝙛 𝙨𝙚𝙖𝙨𝙤𝙣

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The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Senatorial Candidate for Ogun Central Senatorial District, 𝐂𝐇𝐈𝐄𝐅 𝐎𝐋𝐔𝐌𝐈𝐃𝐄 𝐀𝐃𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐍𝐎𝐊𝐔𝐍 has congratulated the people of Ogun Central Senatorial District for witnessing yet another year with the assurances of relief from struggles of the previous year.

In a congratulatory message signed by his media aide, 𝐂𝐇𝐈𝐄𝐅 𝐀𝐃𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐍𝐎𝐊𝐔𝐍 acknowledged the resilience and perseverance of Nigerians particularly people of the Gateway State amid the socio-economic and political difficulties experienced in 2022 and urged them to reignite their undying spirit and begin 2023 with vigor and hope for a better Nation.

He urged Nigerians to use the new year to renew their commitment to collective prosperity, growth and development by contributing more to nation building and shunning all forms of negative tendencies.

The statement read: “On behalf of my family and I, I would like to wish all Nigerians, especially my good people of Ogun Central Senatorial District a Happy and Prosperous new year, It is my hope that all Nigerians will live in a safe and secure country and we live in an economy that provides us the quality of life we deserve.

“𝘼𝙨 𝙬𝙚 𝙜𝙤 𝙞𝙣𝙩𝙤 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙮𝙚𝙖𝙧, 𝙄 𝙬𝙖𝙣𝙩 𝙩𝙤 𝙚𝙣𝙘𝙤𝙪𝙧𝙖𝙜𝙚 𝙉𝙞𝙜𝙚𝙧𝙞𝙖𝙣 𝙩𝙤 𝙗𝙚 𝙨𝙩𝙚𝙖𝙙𝙛𝙖𝙨𝙩 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙝𝙚𝙡𝙥 𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙘𝙤𝙪𝙣𝙩𝙧𝙮 𝙧𝙞𝙨𝙚 𝙖𝙜𝙖𝙞𝙣 𝙖𝙨 𝙬𝙚 𝙖𝙨𝙥𝙞𝙧𝙚 𝙩𝙤 𝙢𝙖𝙠𝙚 𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙝𝙤𝙥𝙚𝙨 𝙗𝙚𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙚𝙨 𝙖 𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙮.”

Speaking on the 2023 general elections, 𝐂𝐇𝐈𝐄𝐅 𝐀𝐃𝐄𝐑𝐈𝐍𝐎𝐊𝐔𝐍 urged people in Ogun Central Senatorial District to get their permanent voter’s card and also get ready to make a decision for a better life at the polls.

“𝘐𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘭𝘦𝘴𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘢𝘯 𝘵𝘸𝘰 𝘮𝘰𝘯𝘵𝘩𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘨𝘦𝘯𝘦𝘳𝘢𝘭 𝘦𝘭𝘦𝘤𝘵𝘪𝘰𝘯𝘴 𝘪𝘯 𝘍𝘦𝘣𝘳𝘶𝘢𝘳𝘺 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘸𝘦 𝘰𝘸𝘦 𝘰𝘶𝘳𝘴𝘦𝘭𝘷𝘦𝘴 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘳𝘦𝘴𝘱𝘰𝘯𝘴𝘪𝘣𝘪𝘭𝘪𝘵𝘺 𝘵𝘰 𝘨𝘦𝘵 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘗𝘝𝘊 𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘢𝘭𝘴𝘰 𝘷𝘰𝘵𝘦. 𝘌𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺𝘰𝘯𝘦 𝘩𝘢𝘴 𝘢 𝘥𝘦𝘤𝘪𝘴𝘪𝘰𝘯 𝘵𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘦 𝘸𝘪𝘵𝘩 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘷𝘰𝘵𝘦𝘳’𝘴 𝘤𝘢𝘳𝘥. 𝘐𝘵 𝘪𝘴 𝘵𝘪𝘮𝘦 𝘧𝘰𝘳 𝘶𝘴 𝘵𝘰 𝘳𝘦𝘤𝘰𝘷𝘦𝘳 𝘕𝘪𝘨𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘢.”

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