Arnold Schwarzenegger quits The Celebrity Apprentice, blames Donald Trump for low ratings



US actor and politician, Arnold Schwarzenegger has ‘terminated’ his ties with “The New Celebrity Apprentice.”   In a new statement, the former California governor said he will not be returning to host the reality program, which was once hosted for a longtime by the now US President, Donald Trump. He said:

“I loved every second of working with NBC and Mark Burnett. Everyone from the celebrities to the crew to the marketing department was a straight 10, and I would absolutely work with all of them again on a show that doesn’t have this baggage”.

The “baggage”Schwarzenegger refers to, is the constant taunting he received from Donald Trump, who frequently as President of the United States – criticized Schwarzenegger and The New Celebrity Apprentice’s lagging ratings on Twitter.


On February 3rd,Trump tweeted, “Yes, Arnold Schwarzenegger did a really bad job as Governor of California and even worse on the Apprentice … but at least he tried hard!”

In an interview with Empire, Schwarzenegger blamed Trump’s interference and badmouthing (as a producer on the series) for the ratings dive. He said:

“It’s not about the show, because everyone I ran into came up to me and said ‘I love the show. .. but I turned it off because as soon as I read Trump’s name, I’m outta there”. “When people found out that Trump was still involved as executive producer and was still receiving money from the show, then half the people started boycotting it.”

Before he quit the show, he told Empire magazine that even if he got invited back to the reality show, he wouldn’t accept . He said:

“With Trump being involved in the show people have a bad taste and don’t want to participate as a spectator or as a sponsor or in any other way support the show,” he said. “It’s a very divisive period now and I think this show got caught up in all that division.”

Trump had repeatedly taunted Schwarzenegger for the show’s drop in ratings, going so far as to ask for prayers for him during the National Prayer Breakfast:

“They hired a big, big movie star, Arnold Schwarzenegger, to take my place. And we know how that turned out. The ratings went down the tubes,” Trump said. “I want to just pray for Arnold, if we can, for those ratings.”

The Feb. 13 season finale of “Celebrity Apprentice” attracted 3.45 million live viewers, a steep drop from the 6.1 million who tuned in for Trump’s last season finale on the show in 2015


Estimated 3m Nigerians Lost N18bn to MMM – NDIC

While delivering a speech at the 38th Kaduna International Trade Fair on Thursday, the Managing Director of Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC)Umaru Ibrahim said that about 3 million Nigerians lost N18bn to money-doubling scheme Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox (MMM).
Ibrahim who was represented by the Deputy Director Corporate Affairs, Hadi Suleiman lamented that Nigerians still patronise the scheme even after repeated warnings by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the corporation.
He stressed that the creation, usage, and usage of Ponzi schemes and all forms of virtual currencies – Bitcoin, Ripples, Monero, Litecoin, Dogecoin and Onecoin – as currencies or media of exchange are Internet-based transactions and are not authorised by the CBN due to the risks involved in their operations.
He cautioned that any person or groups of persons who invest their money in the Ponzi scheme does so at their own risk.
“The Ponzi scheme is the phenomenon of illegal fund managers, popularly called ‘Wonder Banks’ which have continued to defraud unsuspecting members of the public of their hard earned money. This phenomenon has been a source for concern because despite our repeated warnings over the years, some members of the public have continued to fall victims of their fraudulent practices.
We would like to reiterate the fact that these fund managers are illegal as they are neither licences by the CBN to take deposits from members of the public not are those who patronise them covered by the NDIC deposit insurance scheme.  I want to also draw the attention of some cooperative society which often go beyond their primary mandate by accepting contributions from members as cooperative societies are only recognised to mobilise savings from their members,” he said.


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U.S. President Donald Trump has hinted his supporters that he will keep tweeting as president.

Trump had at one of his Presidential Inaugural Balls on Friday night, asked the audience if he “should keep the Twitter going”.

“Let me ask you, should I keep the Twitter going or not?

“Keep it going? I think so.

“Because the enemies keep saying ‘Oh, that’s terrible’.

“But it’s a way of bypassing dishonest media,” Trump asked the crowd, who cheered in affirmation. Trump also talked about how he broke all the analyses against him and went on to win the presidency.

According to him, he knew for a long time that he would win.

“I knew that I would win; about four weeks to the election, I knew that we would win.” He explained his campaign team’s strategy to win the election, disclosing that two weeks to the poll, they had 42 rallies adding, “incredible!”

The president said his support base was no longer just supporters but “a movement”.

“This (Make America Great Again!) is an incredible movement.

“I mean, the world has never seen something like this before.

“There is nothing like this anywhere in the world,” the president said. He also said that he would bring jobs back to America again.

“The jobs are already coming back. Can’t you see it?”

Trump asked the cheering crowd. According to him, even those who did not like him had told him after the inauguration that “it was incredible!”

Trump, a Republican, was inaugurated on Friday as the 45th president, succeeding former president Barack Obama, a Democrat.


Nigeria Grants Citizenship To Foreign Nationals

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 The Federal government reported on Wednesday the 11th of January 2017, says that Nigeria has granted her citizenship to more than 300 foreign nationals. 

This was even as Ministry of Water of Resources stated that it inherited 117 abandoned projects from the government of former President Goodluck Jonathan which it said stood at N89 billion.

Briefing State House correspondents at the end of Wednesday meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Interior, Abdulraman Danbazzua joined by his Water Resources counter-part, Suleiman Adamu and the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina stated that a total of 500 persons applied for Nigerian citizens but about 100 were disqualified.

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Don’t Tell People Your Dreams/Goals. Show Them.

It is a common practice that when people have goals or dreams. They will start babbling and broadcasting it to everyone. Some people believe that when they broadcast it more, it motivates them more to reaching their finishing line.

Honestly, this sometimes might back fires and can lead to shame and mockery. If failure arises you will begin to have many questions to answer to all the people you had told.

Babbling about your dreams and goals sometimes, might make you less likely to achieve them. Frankly speaking, it is better to keep quiet and succeed, people will want you to show them the result rather than broadcasting and babbling them. This can be seem as a false accomplishment.

Why  not sharing your goals and dreams  will be the best,  it will save you from people’s negative opinions and distractions that might comes from naysayers. Close your damn mouth.

If you must talk make sure it is a trusted and reliable friend, and make sure it is not someone who is seeing you as competition.  Be wise,  just because you think you trust someone doesn’t mean the person is trustworthy. Many people have suffered in regrets for opening up to someone they thought was trustworthy.

Best way, instead of telling people your goals,you can surround yourselves with people who have attained that goal, this will help you and facilitates your growth towards attaining your goals.


Breaking News : A Day of Darkness in Bamenda Anglophone Cameroon : My hearts bleeds, Francophone Military have killed over 15 unarmed Anglophone Youths in Bamenda Cameroons for demanding a federal state in a peaceful protest. The worst massacre of over 15 Anglophones youths ensued today as President Byia Paul a dictator who instructed Nji Atanga- Special duty Minister and Prime minster Philemon Yang to hold a forceful CPDM Rally to strategist on the continuous marginalization of Anglophones in Bamenda against the wish of the people are responsible for the killings and will be held accountable!!!. The picture speaks for itself. The Federation thing is no longer necessary following this killings, the Independence of Southern Cameroonians will be follow through. The Biya regime will Killed all of Anglophones so as to keep the present status quo. Enough is Enough !!!

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NOSDRA Drags Exxon Mobil To Court Over Environmental Law Breach

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The problem of oil spillage has been a major issue in some parts of Nigeria. NOSDRA also known as the (National Oil Spill Detection and Response  Agency) is accusing the largest oil producers of the country for breaching the law on oil spillage in Nigeria. NOSDRA is instating that any clean up below international standard will amount to  severe punishment. NOSDRA is  dragging this oil company to court for failing to clean up the shoreline and  for removing bulk of oil from the sand. NOSDRA believed that the company have breached the established terms and conditions for oil spillage in the country. The case has reached the court of justice and a date of hearing has been set for both the defendant and plaintiff. The court has warned that refusal to show up in court means a judgement will be passed against the defendant.