Thursday, 30 May 2013

Beware Of Fake Bank Alerts


Some customers of commercial banks in the country are at risk of falling victim to Internet fraudsters behind the current surge in dud e-mails. Many bank customers admit they have received mails requesting them to verify their bank account information or risk having the account suspended.
 This e-mails, purported to have emanated from the online security units of commercial banks, request the customers to click on a link in the mail and instructs them to enter their user ID and password into the website in a bid to acquire sensitive banking information.
Online security experts call them ‘phishing mails’. Obviously they are sent by fraudsters disguising as trustworthy entities for the sole purpose of stealing people’s identity.
A customer of one of the new generation banks, Olusanjo Lawrence, observes a sharp increase in the number of phishing mails he has received over the past few weeks.
Lawrence adds that he usually receives such e-mails whenever he concludes a transaction with his bank.
He says, “These e-mails get delivered to my mail box as soon as I receive transaction alerts from my bank.  But I decided to take one of the mails seriously after the sender requested me to update my bank information so as to prevent online fraud.
“As I clicked on the link, I was directed to a page containing a form that had to be filled in. I had started filling the link when it occurred to me that the web address I was directed to did not belong to my bank. I immediately alerted my bank on their customer care line about the development.”
Our correspondent, who has also received many of such fraudulent e-mails, observes that they are almost similar to original bank alerts.
One of such e-mails sent to our correspondent on Tuesday reads:
Dear Customer,
Your XXX Bank Online security is still not active.
Please login below to activate your Online Banking security.
Online banking Log on.
Please complete your online verification
Privacy Department.
2013 XXX Bank Nigeria plc.
When the link attached to the website for the purpose of verification was clicked, he was redirected to a site with a URL totally different from that of his banker. At the website, www.gotadaguanoticias.com, the bank information update form  requested some personal details such as User ID, Password, telephone number, security question, security answer, e-mail address and password.
The information on the form went on to instruct him to press his token device and type the new code generated before finally submitting the form.
An online security expert, Olorunfemi Lawore, says fraudsters who send phishing mails are merely tossing baits out to see if unsuspecting members of the public will bite, adding that falling for such a scam could deal a devastating blow to victims.
Lawore, who is a certified ethical hacker and head of operations, GNT Nigeria, an IT training and consulting firm, explains that phishing is actually geared towards trying to make  people click on a link or going to a URL so as to gather information about  usernames and passwords.
Explaining how ‘phishers’ gain access to the e-mails of their victims or potential victims, he  says, “They get people’s email by using tools such as email harvesters which pull emails from various sites based on keywords.
“Also, they steal emails from people’s computers through peer to peer websites, as well as from hacking into registration portals of websites. Besides, worms and viruses could be used to steal emails from mail clients, such as Microsoft outlook on people’s computers.”
Lawore notes that there are many tell-tale symptoms of a phishing scam that those who engage in online transactions can memorise in order to prevent them from falling victim to multi-million naira scams.
He says, “You can easily tell when a mail is a phishing, especially if you are not expecting it. Also, if you place the cursor of your mouse on the link attached to such e-mails and you find that what is on the link is not what is showing on the status bar on your browser, then you must desist from clicking the link.
“But do not reveal any personal or secret information or password about yourself online and always disregard mails asking you to do so. Besides, never click on internet links without thinking twice or asking why you are being sent a mail to click on a link.
“If you are not expecting such e-mails, always visit the legitimate website of the organisation that the sender claims to represent and call their official phone number to enquire why and if the request is from them.”
Lawore advises victims of phishing scams to immediately reset their online passwords as soon as they are being set up, adding that they should do so by using a safe Internet connection and activating a legitimate antivirus software.
 “The affected parties, such as commercial banks and their clients, should also be immediately alerted,” he says.

Written by BY TEMITAYO FAMUTIMI  for punch newspapers.

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Saturday, 18 May 2013

The Untouchables-Nigerian Police ; We won’t arrest Asari-Dokubo



The Nigeria Police Force has said there is no cause for any action on threats by the Leader of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force, Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, over President Goodluck Jonathan’s re-election in 2015.
It says it has no cause to arrest or issue any warning to the ex-militant.
Speaking to our correspondent in a telephone interview on Friday, the Deputy Force Public Relations Officer, Mr. Frank Mba, said those making inciting statements about 2015 could only be arrested when they had carried out their threats. He however did not state if they had been warned.
Asari-Dokubo had said there would be no peace in Nigeria, if Jonathan was not re-elected in 2015.
While members of the House of Representatives, Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State and some northern leaders called for his arrest, the ex-militant dared security agencies to arrest him, if they could.
He added that the leaders were cowards, if he was not arrested.
Asari-Dokubo had said, “I am not afraid of arrest. I am saying it bold and clear without mincing words, Nigeria will be history if I am arrested. I am daring them to arrest me if they can. If they don’t, they are cowards and shame on them.”
The police spokesperson, however, said the agency was law-abiding and would only respond to unlawful acts.
 He said while the country was running a constitutional system of government, the actions and activities of the police must be anchored on the law.
Mba said, “If we find anybody committing any offence, we will bring the full weight of the law on them. But, we will not go out of our way to get involved in chasing frivolities; we are not politicians, we are a law enforcement agency.
“We won’t be dragged into any controversy. If the police or any other security agency deems it relevant and exigent to carry out  its function, it will carry it out. The most important thing is that the Nigeria Police Force is a creation of law and guided by law.
“We will not be stampeded into controversies or unnecessary political crossfire. We will focus on our job and act when it’s necessary for us.”

BY LEKE BAIYEWU
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Thursday, 16 May 2013

Man Versus The System..... The System Wants You To Die! (Funny Article)


Man Versus The System
The system wants you to die!
Yes I said it..
The system is against you so you have to be battle ready! Abi bros you want die?
The worst thing be say make man suffer this much then come die! No be say you enjoy anything oo, you just suffer come pai! Did I hear you say God forbid?
That's exactly what the system wants to do to you..sit inside you like a cancerous tissue and slowly eat you out! All your guts and intestines . Otherwise is there a good reason why man must suffer this much?
The system just hates your balls for no reason.
Now who is this system that is making me vent this much? I'll tell you, the system could be any of the following


1.Unemployment,it beats my imagination how hard it is to find a job in this country full of intelligent monkeys, Of course we're intelligent but we're monkeys,its like claiming to be a wise man yet you eat your banana without peeling the skin. There is someone out there who has written so many job application that I'm sure he writes more in his dreams!


2. The blood sucking governemt; A round of applause for this group of monkeys in suits and agbadas...kudos to the 24hrs electricity they promised our forefathers, kudos to the excellent universities we've got,cheers to the good roads and social amenities! Aren't you impressed by this set of people? Come on give it up to them!


3. Tax ! Ha! don't we all just love this word? Even as broke as you are , you're still being taxed for the air you breathe,oh you think you're walking and sniffing this air for free? You be proper MUMU! Your ass is being taxed and will be taxed till the day you die! Didn't your Pastor tax you last weekend? Or remind you of the next payment next week?



4. Religion ! Yes they've got a huge followership and has anyone noticed that religion has turned humans to gullible idiots, I know we all have to believe in something and Nigerians have huge faith but seriously, what people do in this country because of religion is alarming,why would I in my right senses wrap a bomb around my body , blow myself up and in hope of making it to heaven and getting virgins? Kai! Please give me the heaven here on earth and the virgins then we can bargain later, sometimes I imagine when this fools blow themselves up and get to the other side wherever that is..and discover it was all a lie and everything was just a figment of someone's sick imagination and that where are no virgins? Wtf!
And our Pastors are the most sleek sweet talkers of this generation ! Have you wondered how smooth these guys talk! They curl their hair, nice watch, hot suits and shiny shoes! And they just lead the flock with a charisma that charms you and your pocket! The Bible is outdated! They preach from ipads now so you better drown that your cheap phone in your bath water next time to take a shower!
Alright I'll cool down now and allow you readers to share your own ! I am not angry yet..a bit close though.

Write I'm reading .


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How To Avoid Being Raped


Rape is a horrible thing to experience. Once it happens to you, you don't want to tell anyone, because you are afraid. Or you think people will think less of you after you tell them. While these attacks are not the fault of the victim, you can take some precautionary measures to keep yourself safe.


Steps

  1. 1
    Trust your instincts. Don't underestimate your own judgment. If you feel uncomfortable in someone's company, avoid being secluded with them and be firm if coercion is attempted. Attackers will more often prey on people who look vulnerable and seem easily manipulated.
  2. 2
    Bring a friend if you are going to a party or other event in a strange place. If you can't bring someone you know, give a friend your phone number and expected time you'll be home, and tell him or her that you'll check in.
  3. 3
    Keep an eye on your drink. Date rapists can lace drinks with flavorless chemicals. Don't go back to a drink if you've left it unattended, and don't accept an open drink from a stranger (unless you saw it made at the bar or similar).
  4. 4
    Walk with a friend if possible, especially if you're walking at night or in a remote location. If you're going on a jog, bring a companion.
  5. 5
    Stay alert by avoiding headphones (which impair your ability to hear ambient sounds), or hats that block your peripheral vision. Be aware of people in the area, ahead and behind you.
  6. 6
    Stick to populated, well-lit areas if you need to walk alone. Avoid poorly lit areas, or areas with minimal escape routes.
  7. 7
    Carry pepper spray or a similar item for emergency self-defense.
  8. 8
    Learn basic self-defense moves. Preparing yourself for a potential attack allows you to react better when faced with the fear and stress of the situation.
  9. 9
    Move with confidence. Someone who looks purposeful and physically capable is a less appealing target.
  10. 10
    Confront a pursuer. If you know that someone is following you, turn and ask them the time. Get a good look at their face and overall appearance. Attackers prefer to target victims who haven't seen their face.
  11. 11
    Struggle and yell if attacked.
  12. 12
    Understand that rape isn't just committed by strangers, but by friends, relatives, and even colleagues, as well. Often victims will know and possibly trust their rapist prior to the offense. Learn to recognize a potentially abusive relationship.
  13. Culled from http://www.wikihow.com/Avoid-Being-Raped
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Monday, 13 May 2013

Should Asari-Dokubo Be Arrested?




The statement made last week by Alhaji Mujahid Asari-Dokubo, leader of the Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force, that President Goodluck Jonathan must be allowed to do a second term in 2015 or there would be no peace in Nigeria has generated a lot of dust, with Governor Babangida Aliyu of Niger State asking for his arrest for treason, while the House of Representatives asked that he be investigated by the security agencies.
Not done yet, Asari-Dokubo responded the next day by daring anyone to arrest him and risk the dire consequences of the disintegration of Nigeria. Ordinarily, an individual would not dare make such a statement for fear of the consequences. But Nigeria has become an unusual country, where unusual things happen.
Opinion has been divided over whether he should be arrested for his inflammatory and inciting statement, compounded by his arrogant challenge to the nation. Like everything Nigerian, the issue has become a divisive issue of North versus South and Jonathan’s sympathisers versus Jonathan’s detractors.
But it is good to look at a few similar acts and how they were resolved so as to better know how to approach Asari-Dokubo’s claims.  In 1994, based on the annulled June 12, 1993 election results, which showed that he was the winner, Chief M.K.O. Abiola declared himself the President of Nigeria at Epetedo, Lagos. He disappeared after that announcement, but was arrested immediately he reappeared. He never returned to his home alive. Abiola died mysteriously in detention on July 7, 1998, at a time most people were hopeful that he would breathe the air of freedom and a solution found to the mindless annulment of an election that was free by all standards.
On November 10, 1995, writer and environmentalist, Mr. Ken Saro-Wiwa, who was leader of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People, MOSOP, was hanged. Saro-Wiwa, with some of his kinsmen, was accused of inciting the people to kill some of their kinsmen who were seen as sabotaging their cause by supporting the government.
Two major factors made the arrest and death of Abiola and Saro-Wiwa easier: One, an iron-fisted military dictatorship was in power. Two, both men led non-violent campaigns – they had no militias.
Another man has faced a similar fate but is lucky to be alive: Chief Ralph Uwazuruike, the leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra. Because his campaign has also been non-violent, he has been arrested a couple of times, detained and charged for treason. But he is lucky to have started his campaign after the end of military dictatorship.
Soon after the military withdrew from power in 1999 the O’odua People’s Congress, which broke into two factions, became a terror in the South-West. As well as bloody confrontations between the two factions, there were crises in which, the Hausas, Igbos, and police officers especially, were targeted and killed. For example, speaking on the British Broadcasting Corporation’s Network Africa on September 10, 1999 over the OPC’s involvement in the crisis that claimed many lives at the Nigerian ports, Apapa, Lagos, the factional leader of the group, Dr Frederick Fasehun, acknowledged that the OPC participated in the crisis, in his word, to “solidarise” with their Yoruba kinsmen who were being marginalised at the ports. He argued that the seaports were in Yoruba land, and so the Yoruba should rightly dominate them. Many people were shocked at that ugly turn of events from the Yoruba ethnic group, who were hitherto seen as fighters for justice. Human rights lawyer and crusader, Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN), was so appalled by the orgies of violence against non-Yoruba that he announced that he had severed all links with the OPC and would no longer defend the group in court. In all this bloodletting and incitement, Fasehun was never arrested, neither was Chief Gani Adams, the leader of a break-away faction of the OPC.
A few years after President Olusegun Obasanjo was sworn in on May 29, 1999, the Niger Delta became restive. Oil facilities were bombed. Foreign oil workers were kidnapped. Many security men were killed.  Nigeria’s oil export plummeted. The security operatives tried to contain the violence but achieved little result. Obasanjo decided to change tactics: He used a presidential jet to fly Asari-Dokubo to Abuja for talks. After the talks, the violence continued. Then the Obasanjo government arrested him and charged him for treason. The situation seemed to worsen. He was in detention until President Umaru Yar’Adua took over, and released him on June 14, 2007. Yar’Adua later introduced the Amnesty Programme, in which the Niger Delta militants were asked to renounce violence, hand in their weapons and be pardoned as well as having themselves and their communities taken care of by the government. With that, peace returned to the oil-producing Niger Delta.
On October 3, 2010, a former Kaduna State governor, Alhaji Lawan Kaita, was quoted as saying: “Anything short of a Northern president is tantamount to stealing our presidency…The North is determined, if that happens, to make the country ungovernable for President Jonathan or any other Southerner who finds his way to the seat of power on the platform of the PDP against the principle of the party’s zoning policy.”
On December 15, 2010, while the campaign for the presidential ticket of the PDP was at its peak, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar said in reference to Jonathan’s decision to contest the primaries in spite of claims that there was an agreement in the PDP for power to rotate between the North and the South: “Let me again send another message to the leadership of our great country, especially the political leadership, that those who make peaceful change impossible make violent change inevitable.”
It was seen as an inciting statement. But Abubakar was never arrested. The government knew that arresting him at that time would have been interpreted as suppression of the opposition. In addition to his status as a former vice-president, the fact that Jonathan is from the South, while Abubakar is from the North, at a time the North felt aggrieved over the loss of the Presidency, made that option fraught with danger.
Again, in March last year, Lawan Kaita was quoted as saying: “We hear rumours all over that Jonathan is planning to contest in 2015. Well, the North is going to be prepared if the country remains one. That is, if the country remains one, we are going to fight for it. If not, everybody can go his way.”
None of these men was arrested or even questioned for treason or incitement, despite that there have been killings, which some have linked to such utterances. Also truly, the nation has been made ungovernable since after the 2011 elections.
During Obasanjo’s tenure, a state of emergency was declared in Plateau State on May 18, 2004 and Ekiti State on October 19, 2006 for crises that were not as grave and grievous as insecurity, lawlessness and impunity that have been the lot of many Northern states, especially Borno, Yobe, Bauchi, and Kano since 2010. But again probably because of fear of being seen as victimising the North, the Jonathan administration has continued to avoid taking that decision.
Even though Asari-Dokubo’s comments left a sour taste in the mouth, the question is: If it is true that what is sauce for the goose is also sauce for the gander, on what basis or moral grounds should he then be arrested? It is apparent Asari-Dokubo was emboldened by the fact that those who made similar statements in the past were treated like the untouchables. The nation must not allow itself to be cowed into allowing people go away with treasonable statements and actions for whatever reason. Just like Chinua Achebe said: “It is the fear of causing offence that makes men swallow poison.”
We have failed to face the bitter truth that in the past 14 years, our country has been degenerating into impunity. Might has become right. Some people have become above the law either because of their status, their ethnic group, religion, or the amount of violence they and their supporters are capable of unleashing on the nation. Security officers are killed in their numbers with wild abandon: from Bayelsa State to Kano State, to Borno State and Nasarawa State. Kidnappers terrorise the South-East, South-South, South-West, and even the North. No week passes without the Boko Haram bombing one town in the North.
Ordinarily, for the state to keep every other group and individual under its authority, it should have the upper hand in matters of force of arms. But different groups have realised that if they can prove that they have the capacity to wreak more havoc on the land than the security agencies can contain, they will be offered amnesty rather than punishment. And so, more groups have embraced this method.
A state starts to fail if groups within it have more capacity to cause harm than the state can contain. Nigeria must pull itself from this path fast, or the consequences may be grave.

Written by  BY AZUKA ONWUKA (AZUKA.BRAND@AUGUSTCONSULTING.BIZ) 

Monday, 6 May 2013

Education In Nigeria On A Steady Decline




“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”
― Nelson Mandela

A cursory glance on the quality of education in Nigeria today reveals that Nigeria is a long way from reaching neither the promised land of Education for All by 2015 nor its wide dream of being one of the 20 best world economies by 2020.The Nigerian education system which produced notable scholars in the past such as the late Professor Chinua Achebe, Professor Wole Soyinka and the current Governor of the Nigerian central bank Mallam Sanusi Lamido Sanisu, to mention but a few is now a shadow of its glorious past.  Having read and heard a lot about the glorious past of our educational system during the 60's, 70's and the early 80's, one can't but wonder  where we got it all wrong.According to the latest  4 international colleges and universities(4icu.org) 2013 world university  web ranking, university of Ibadan was the 23rd in Africa and first in Nigeria. As expected, none of our universities made it to the world stage.

The latest ranking once again brings to the fore the aged long question:
Are Nigerian youths(graduates) unemployed or unemployable?

Education is a holistic concept, so in tracing the rot in the Nigerian education sector with a view to finding a lasting solution; we must trace it right from the grass root.We are still running the 6-3-3-4 educational system, and every child is expected to spend six years in primary school, three years in the junior secondary and another three years in the senior secondary school after which the student is expected to sit for and pass the Senior School Certificate Examinations(SSCE).Then the student is expected to spend four(or five) years in the university after a successful Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination(UTME).
Most public primary and secondary schools in Nigeria are in pitiable condition -- with leaking roofs, cracked walls, no writing desks, no writing materials, no libraries, no laboratories, not even chairs and tables for students and teachers.In the remote areas, pupils still study under the shade of trees and in open fields. In most cases, the buildings we refer to as class rooms are not fit for the pets of few rich individuals among us or buildings for zoos abroad.One can't but wonder the  quality of  education which will be accessible to the students of these schools which account for almost 70 percent of candidates seeking admission into our(public) tertiary institutions.
Hence, at the tertiary level, the students begin to manifest lack of proper education.  A mix of ill educated, uncultured, impoverished, frustration, unfavorable environmental/social factors as well as the  nonchalant attitudes of the tertiary institution's workforce combine to  produce a perfect opposite of an employable graduate.

But how did we get here?
Over the years, analysts have argued that poor funding is the bane in the education sector; but a closer look at the problem reveal other factors such as corruption, poor government policies, ethnicity/tribalism etc to mention but a few.The current government of President Goodluck Jonathan proposed an allocation of N426.53billion to the education sector  which is  only about  8.67percent of the proposed total budget of N4.92trillion, whereas the UNESCO recommended for the allocation of 26percent of the total budget to the sector which is very vital to national development.What remains to seen is if the mere N426.53billion budgeted will be spent judiciously or if a bulk of the money will find its way to the account numbers of some few individuals.Poor government policies such as poor remuneration for teachers/lecturers, lack(delay) of promotion, poor working conditions etc has led to the exodus of most competent teachers/lectures in a bid to seek greener pastures else where; hence, leaving the students at the mercy of some ill trained teaching staffs.According to the Nigerian policy on education, for effective teaching and learning, the teacher pupil ratio shall be 1:35 (Nigerian policy on education, 4th edition, 2004). But in practice, this is far from the reality on ground in most parts of the country.
As a youth corp member serving in one of the secondary schools in Asaba the Delta state capital, I teach an average of about 80 students  per class.Such high number of students limits instructional time as most of the time goes into class management.Just like the current government, previous governments both at federal and state levels have perfected the act of politicizing education.Some governments have in the name of providing/creating employment, conduct mass recruitment of both teaching and non teaching staffs whose technical knowledge of the field are highly questionable.
Appointments into the offices of Vice Chancellor, Provosts, governing councils and other related posts have been tailored through religious, ethnic or tribal lines; relegating competence to the background.
All these and more has resulted to the corrupt, incompetent, nonchalant and ill mannered workforce we have in most government owned schools today.

The federal government must show some political will in fighting corruption, as it is expected that when this is done, the state governments will follow suit.
Merit and competence must be placed above religious, ethnic/tribal and personal interests as that is the only way to create the perfect workforce we all dream of.And most importantly, the dignity of the teaching profession must be re-established in Nigeria if the profession will continue to attract qualified youths who will be dedicated and ready to impact students' academic achievement in a positive way. But in a country where the salary of a local government councilor is high than that of a university professor, how do you expect the young generation to go into teaching let alone in the public primary and secondary schools where salaries are even lower and irregular. Government must through grants, scholarships, better remunerations and conditions of service attract more university students into doing Education and consequently entering into teaching profession upon the completion of their degrees.

As Mahatma Gandhi once said, “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” , the Nigerian government must as a matter of urgency, fix the education sector; else, the Nigerian youths will remain unemployed.
And as the old saying goes, an idle mind is the devil's workshop


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Thursday, 2 May 2013

I Was Born To Sing -Sean Tizzle


Hi guys,

I had an opportunity to meet with buzzing sensation Sean Tizzle and Dtunes during Celebrity Top 10 countdown hosted by On Air Radio Personality Charles Dallas of  Inspiration 92.3fm , of course i am sure you've heard the name Dtunes in most of the hit songs you love moving to in the clubs and through your head phones , these guys have a lot to offer as they had the studio buzzing and with a dance step that makes azonto look outdated .Sean Tizzle who hails from Ondo state like me is a fun loving guy that just loosens you up right from the get go  ,coming from me ,a music critic, i have to admit hands down that this two guys are destined for great things in the music industry so please do enjoy the interview below !

I was born to sing -Sean Tizzle

  • Written by  Rotimi Ige


Sean Tizzle burst onto the Nigerian entertainment scene with his hit song, ‘Sho lee’, his first single which was an anthem of sorts across the country in its first month of release earlier in the year. The follow up video, released recently, has also already been touted to be one of the best videos out this year. Rotimi Ige caught up with him recently where the artiste revealed some of the secrets of his instant success.
Background?
My real name is Oluwaseun Oluwabamidele Morihanfen. I am from Ondo State, from a family of six but we lost one of my sisters a few years back so now we are five. I’m second to the last child.

Education?
I attended C&S Primary School, Command Secondary School, Ibadan and then the University of Ibadan, where I studied Theatre Arts.

How can you describe your growing up days in Lagos?
It was fun and normal maybe because I was the second to the last born and so for a long time, I enjoyed being pampered. But, basically I had a normal up-bringing.

When and how did you discover your talent for music?
From a very tender age, I had always loved to sing or act so I knew that one day, it would get serious. But I didn’t just know when.

How did you start?
I started from secondary school, and then I later joined a boy band of three. Then, we would gather and sing together.

When did you decide to do music professionally?
I started music professionally five years ago when I met D Tunes. That same year, I got my first recording deal.

How did you come about the name Sean Tizzle?
Sean is from my real name Seun, Tizzle is my piercing, just another way of expressing myself.

So, what would you say makes you unique as an artiste?
I’m unique because I am just me. I am just doing my thing. I am on my own lane and focused on my race.

Tell us about some of your musical influences growing up.
Back then, I remember Micheal Jackson was a great influence and 2face was always in my head. Fela was always talked about around me, so I would say Micheal Jackson, 2 face, and Fela Anikulapo Kuti.

What kind of music do you do?
I do everything because I used to be a rapper and now a singer. So I can do all genres.

What challenges did you face before now?
I didn’t see anything I faced or rather went through as challenges. I believe everything that happened was supposed to happen to bring me here right now, and I am grateful.

Sho Lee is your first single which is already an instant hit. What would you say was the secret to your instant success?
God,  a good producer and a wonderful team.

Tell us about the D Tunes connection? How did you meet?
I met D Tunes in 2009 in a studio in Ikorodu that he came to.  We met and connected and ever since, we have been friends.

Now that you are signed as his artiste, what should your fans expect?
Expect good music. Just good music.

Tell us about the video, ‘Sho Lee’? Who was the brain behind it?
UNlimited LA and Difference Entertainment team put up a concept then agreed and then we went to shoot.

What’s next for Sean Tizzle?
More good music.

Any album this year?
My label would decide that when the time is right.

Any collaborations to look out for?
Keep your fingers crossed.

Tell us about your normal day?
At least two interviews during the day and a show at night.

How do you relax?
I sleep, play video games, and chill with my team.

Favourite hangout spot?
I don’t have yet.

Your favourite gadget?
No favourite gadget for now.

What would you have been if not a musician?
Nothing else because I was born to do this.

Would you say you are fashionable?
Yes.

Your favourite fashion item (s)?
My gold chains

How many do you own?
Several.

Tell us something no one knows about you?
I’m a very good kisser.

Last words?
First, I want to thank God, D Tunes for believing in me, then my fans, my team and my family. Thank you all very much.

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