Sunday, August 20, 2017

Scandals That Happened In Nigeria Since President Buhari Was Away

Posted By: Dapo Olufade 

In this report, Dapo Olufade takes a look at what happened while the president was on medical leave.

RUMOUR. Controversy. Threats. Countermands. Emotion. Fury. Theatrics.

None was in short supply in the country in the 103 days President Muhammadu Buhari spent in London, attending to his health.

Dutifully dispensing them at measured intervals were the politicians, political jobbers and mischief makers.

Once a controversy appeared to have served its course and began to wear out, another would suddenly pop-up, sending the populace into a fresh frenzy.

First was the storm over his Eid el Fitri message on the Hausa Service of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) on June 25.

How dare he address Nigerians in Hausa, many charged, after demanding that he should say something, just anything, to assure the nation that what they were hearing about him was not true.

The Sallah message broadcast was preceded by a statement issued by his media team.

The presidency only released the audio in an apparent response to distrustful Nigerians who had not heard from Buhari for nearly two months.

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State categorically declared the audio message a fraud.

Buhari, according to him, could not have spoken the words contained in the tape because he had it “on good authority” that the President had been “on life support since June 6.”

He told reporters at a so called ‘world press conference’ in Ado Ekiti that he had in his possession 11 photographs  of the President on life support in a London hospital, and would release them to the public ‘soon’.

He said: “The audio message does not represent the truth as our President does not only have voice impairment; he has been on life support since June 6, 2017 at a West-End, London Hospital.

“Of a fact, our First Lady, Mrs. Aisah Buhari was not allowed to see her husband during her last visit to the United Kingdom if only she will be courageous enough to admit.

“Only three Nigerians who are of the President’s cabal are allowed access to the President. I will keep their identities for now.”

As if taking a cue from Fayose, an online publication ran its own account of Buhari’s “bad condition.”

He was not allowed to see “his wife (Aisha) during her recent visit to the United Kingdom,” it said quoting presidency sources.

It also said Buhari had “not spoken to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo for several weeks following his departure from Abuja for a second round of medical treatment.

“The sources gave the example of Wednesday last week when members of Buhari’s cabal called the Acting President and asked him to await a call from the ailing President, pointing out that no such call was received except one that was just a few seconds of hellos before the person hung up the phone.”

In a follow up story on Osinbajo’s visit to Buhari in London in early July, the online publication reported that the meeting “lasted for five minutes only according to Presidency officials in the know of what transpired between the two leaders at the Abuja House in London.”

It also said Buhari “has a major difficulty speaking audibly as his treatment continues.”

A few days later, the National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, and Governors Umaru Al-Makura (Nasarawa), Nasir el-Rufai (Kaduna), Rochas Okorocha (Imo), and Yahaya Bello (Kogi), visited Buhari in London in a bid to put a lie to speculations about the President’s health.

Former Aviation minister and PDP member, Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode refused to be persuaded by the photographs of the meeting that went into circulation.

Like Fayose before him, he said they were manipulated.

His ‘sources’, he claimed had told him that the photographs were old ones, taken when Buhari was breaking the fast with the people seen in the photographs.

He had another evidence of the ‘deception’: drinks on the dining table were Nigerian products.

He said: “I have been reliably informed that the picture was taken in Abuja some time back and not yesterday in London.

“Quite apart from that, even though the picture was meant to have been taken in London curiously all the drinks on the table are Nigerian products and Nigerian-made.

“Did the Governors take all those drinks along with them to London when they went to see the President?

“What was the purpose and point of this fake photo-shoot and this strange breakfast meeting? What was the purpose and objective of this monumental fraud and deceit?

“Whatever the answers may be to these questions the curtain must be brought down on what can only be described as a puerile and nauseating conspiracy.

“For those who still believe that the meeting actually took place there are some nagging questions that need to be answered.

“For example why were the Nigerian and foreign media not allowed to cover the proceedings and participate in this celebrated photo-shoot and merry London feast?

“Why did the Villa press corps not take one of their own camera men to London and make a short video of the event?

“Why was the whole event shrouded in so much secrecy? Why is it that only one picture was taken? Why were more pictures not taken? Why was Buhari not put on audio tape and recorded talking to his guests?”

The answer soon came when a delegation of APC and PDP governors left for London to visit Buhari.

Others,  including the Archbishop of Canterbury, members of Buhari’s Media team, Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu Dogara and the General Overseer Worldwide of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Adejare Adeboye took turns to bid Buhari get well soon.

In early July, the Senate sparked a controversy of its own when some members moved to make Senate President Bukola Saraki Acting President of the country.

The Red Chamber had, on resumption from a three week recess, received a letter from Osinbajo seeking the confirmation of Mr. Lanre Gbajabiamila, as Director General of National Lottery Regulatory Commission.

Incidentally, Osinbajo was briefly out of the country that day, prompting Senator Eyinanya Abaribe (Abia South), to say the country had no President or Acting President at that moment.

Saraki appeared to have read the mood of the majority of senators and of the nation and tactically ruled him out of order before the situation could degenerate

The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and some Northern youths would not allow the politicians monopolize the limelight.

Kanu, in utter violation of his bail conditions, addressed rally after rally in the South East, insisting that he and the Igbo must get out of Nigeria.

He shut down major towns in the South East on May 30 to mark Biafra day and vowed to stop the November 18 governorship election in Anambra, unless there is a referendum on the future of ‘Biafra’.

In early June, 16 northern youth groups emerging from a joint meeting in Kaduna gave Igbo residing in North up to October 1, 2017 to vacate the region.

In no time, fresh agitation for Nigeria’s restructuring swept through the country.

Even, the North which many Nigerians see as being afraid of restructuring told everyone who cared to listen that it is ready for it.

The Governors of the Northern states and the traditional rulers met in Kaduna and resolved to set up a committee to harmonize the views of the people for action at the appropriate time.

But the hatred sparked by the quit notice has been a little difficult to suppress.

Acting President Osinbajo met with leaders from the North and the South to douse the tension, only for some hate songs to emerge in parts of the country.

There was also a threat by Niger Delta militants to resume hostilities by the end of September if the federal government failed to fulfil its promises to the region.

A similar threat by Niger Delta elders to pull out of further talks with government prompted a peace meeting in Abuja with Osinbajo leading the government delegation.

Agreements were reached, compromises made, and peace returned.

For now, the sticking point in the social sector is the ASUU strike launched last week.

Government has admitted responsibility for failing to meet its part of the agreement earlier reached with the lecturers and now hopes that the teachers will return to the classrooms this week when all the issues in contention will have been sorted out.

Igbotic tendency? Maka why!

Mbanu! For whatu kwanu?

Sometimes I wonder why I should be "bothered" that I may be called "Igbotic" or struggle not to be found speaking Igbo "too much". Nna lekwanu muoo, nwafo kara aka di ka mu..

My fear should rather be that I'd be found wanting in speaking or writing my SOLID and wonderful language.. God forbid that I feel He added me to an inferior race... Mbanu!

Igbo bu ndi kara aka... ndi m ji eme onu. O buru na emeghi m ma o bu suo asusu ka onye Igbo, a ga m asukwanu ka onye? Uwa mu ozo, if I can choose, I would love to be "onye Igbo".....I should rather be proud to be identified as "Igbotic"... Maka na a bu m onye Igbo...and Igbo bu ndi oma...

I am proud to be onye Igbo, "nyamiri", "okoro", ihe o soro ha kpoo ya,  and I try hard to represent my tribe well... Giving people an idea that Igbos possess every good quality..... Innumerable... Cha!

Igbo ndi nwe m kwenu! Umunna kwezonu!

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Even Glo now types like a slay queen

Do they too have character limits?

Goodluck Jonathan's Speech At PDP Convention

PoliticsNGR has obtained a full transcript of the controversial speech by ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan at the non-elective convention of the People's Democratic party(PDP) last Saturday.

The Speech has been criticized by some and praised by others. Read the full transcript below;

It is my honour and privilege to address you on this auspicious occasion of the non-elective convention of our great party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

2. Let me start by paying tributes to the founding fathers of our great party and all others who had laboured so hard over these past months to restore peace and tranquillity in our party. The PDP like every successful human organization has gone through a momentous time in the last one and half years.

3. As a party that heralded Nigeria’s return to democracy in 1999, the PDP had become so accustomed to success in its 16 years in power that the first time our fortunes changed at the polls, it was obvious that the party would suffer the aftershocks of the loss. It was in deed a most trying period for us as a political party.

4. However, it is not an experience that is peculiar to us. This is because all over the world, any party that loses election at the centre as we did will, first of all, struggle to hold together, before regaining its composure to effectively present the strong voice of the opposition, and resume the contestation to return to office.

5. But we thank God that the worst is over for our party. It is to his grace that we were able to emerge from this unsavoury experience, from which some political parties in other emerging democracies hardly recover, to become even stronger, within a short period of time.

6. The PDP is in deed back to reclaim its prime position as the party to lead Nigeria to greatness. As a human institution, we cannot claim perfection, but obviously as a political party, our accomplishments as at 2015, far outweigh our shortfalls.

7. Our giant developmental strides are there for all Nigerians to see. There is ample evidence to demonstrate that PDP has indeed proved to be a party of vision and accomplishments.

8. As I said when I addressed our members in April during the stakeholders’ forum which I convened; the 2011, 2015 general elections and other polls conducted by our administration were accepted globally to have met the international standards for free, fair and transparent elections. There is no gainsaying the fact that our disposition in freely handing over power to the opposition, after the 2015 polls, helped to deepen our democracy and project our country as one of the world’s stable democracies.

9. This wouldn’t have been possible if our Government did not reform the electoral and political process, by giving the independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) the autonomy it requires, to enable it to conduct free and fair elections.

10. On the economic front, we provided focused leadership, through institutional and sectoral reforms which impacted positively on the fundamentals for growth, especially in the last four years of our time in power. The effect was that we tamed inflation at a single digit, maintained price stability, grew the economy to become the largest in Africa with a GDP of over half a trillion US dollars, and the number one foreign direct investment destination on the continent.

11. I learnt that some people said that if PDP had remained in power beyond 2015, the economy would have performed worse. This couldn’t have been the case, because we had a sound economic team in place, managing the economy. Let us not forget that the great floods of 2012 was a major calamity that damaged homes and farmlands on the plains of River Niger and Benue. But despite the devastating effect of this natural disaster, there was no food shortages or arbitrary increase in prices, because of what we were able to accomplish with our Agriculture Transformation Agenda, which considerably boosted food production.

12. If we say that we rekindled hope in our people and regained international goodwill, it is because we pursued a number of policies and programmes that were not only richly rewarding for our people, but were also being copied by many countries across the globe, a few of which I will mention here.

13. We can all recall that our agricultural transformation agenda rapidly transformed key agricultural value chains, boosted local production, and created a new generation of young commercial farmers and agriculture entrepreneurs we proudly identified as Nagropreneurs. One very remarkable achievements of the reform we introduced was that it ended decades of fertiliser sector corruption through electronic wallet system. Since then, its success has continued to resonate outside our shores. The programme is not only being scaled up by the African Development Bank but is already being replicated in close to 20 African countries.

14. In fact, three days ago, my attention was drawn to The Guardian newspaper publication about a contract that has just been awarded to a Nigerian IT solutions firm, Cellulant, to export the e-wallet system which we conceived, to Afghanistan. This is in deed, a good development for our country.

15. I understand that the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock in Afghanistan, which contracted them in their bid to establish a market-based input distribution technology, might have been inspired by our own experience, in successfully deploying the e-wallet technology to increase food production.

16. In the same vein, Our Youth Enterprises with Innovation (YouWin) designed to turn thousands of youths into entrepreneurs and employers of labour, has been endorsed by the World Bank for replication in
other developing countries.

17. The ECOWAS Commission has since expressed interest in partnering with Nigeria with a view to establishing an automotive policy for the subregion, in line with our administration’s auto industry development policy, which led to the establishment of many vehicle assembly plants, including indigenous companies.

18. Our approach to fighting corruption may not have plugged all the leaks in the system; in fact, no nation has ever been successful in eradicating the cankerworm of corruption.

19. But we went about it in a sustainable and measurable manner, by, among other measures, creating institutional tools like bank verification number (BVN), the treasury single account (TSA) designed to block leakages, as well as the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information (IPPIS), which eliminated tens of thousands of ghost workers, during our time.

20. I have just pointed out these few programmes, out of our other numerous great achievements in such sectors as roads infrastructure, rail services, communications, public financial management and social services, for you to know that our records, as members of Nigeria’s biggest party, still speak for us and we should be proud of them.

21. We should always celebrate the fact that the PDP introduced key policies that improved governance, enhanced welfare, boosted and stabilized the economy of our great country, and above all, gave our people hope.

22. In closing, I wish to remind all of us that as politicians, we are bound to have differences. It is important we manage our differences responsibly, with an eye on the divine role of the PDP to lead Nigeria to greatness. Let us rededicate ourselves to playing by the rules.

23. Let us all ensure that the PDP is renewed in vigour to deliver on its divine responsibility to Nigerians. Let us forget the grievances of the past, and look to the future with confidence and optimism.

24. While I congratulate all delegates to this convention, I urge you to go back to your respective constituencies to promote the ideals of our great party. Let it be known that our party has been born anew, committed to the best ideals of democracy.

25. Let it be known, in all nooks and crannies of our country, that the PDP is back to claim its rightful place in the affairs of the nation. As we have always done, we are ready to return Nigeria to the path of unity, peace and prosperity.

26. I congratulate the Caretaker Committee, our relentless Governors, the Board of Trustees, National Assembly caucuses, former Governors, the ex Ministers’ Forum, our teeming youths and women for your steadfastness and dogged contributions to the sustenance of this great party.

27. My appreciation also goes to all PDP members and supporters, both at home and in the Diaspora.

28. I thank the Convention Planning Committee for putting this August event together. I also congratulate all delegates for the successful trip to the convention.

29. Finally, I wish you all successful deliberations at this convention. May God return you all back home safely.


Thursday, August 10, 2017

Men will always be men

Men Will Be Men

One day a woman wanted to know how the husband would react if she left without telling him where she had gone. So she decided to write him a letter saying she is tired of him and didn't want to live with him anymore and after writing she put the letter on the table in the bedroom and then hid under the bed...

When the husband came back home, saw the letter and read it, he replied on the same paper and then began to sing and dance changing his clothes.

He got his phone, dialled someone then said: "Hey babe, am just changing clothes then will join you, as for the other fool it has finally dawned on her that I was fooling around with her and has left. I was wrong..really wrong to have married her, I wish I had known you earlier. See you soon honey!"

The husband walked out of the room and left. In tears and very upset, the woman got up from under the bed and decided to go and read what the husband wrote on the letter.

When she got the letter, it said: "I COULD see your feet under the bed, I didn't make any phone call.. I am going to buy bread. Stand up, stop your silly games and prepare me a meal....

1. Sleeping alone is better than sharing your BED with someone who shares a BED with someone else when you are not around...!
2. Cheating does not mean you have to kiss, meet or have sex with a third party. Once you find yourself deleting texts and e-mails so
that your partner will not see them, you are already there.
3. If a man is crazy about you, pray he does not get well, if he is getting well, know that another woman is giving him some tablets.
4. First love may not die, but true love can bury it.
5. If you still believe "LOVE IS BLIND" then I know for sure MARRIAGE WILL OPEN IT FOR YOU.
6. A woman's beautiful face attracts a flirt; A woman's beautiful heart attracts a lover; A woman's beautiful character attracts a man.
7. Never you fall in love because you are lonely, fall in love because you are ready.
8. A blessed water is better than a cursed fried rice. A Godly poor man is far much better than an angry rich man in marriage.
9. I will rather have you stay in your father's house that you are sure of than pack into a man's house you are not sure of.
10. Most men base their capacity of manhood and their abilities to fertilize ovaries and produce children. Any man can impregnate a woman. The real deal is HOW MANY MEN CAN BE THE FATHER TO THEIR CHILDREN, not promoters of ABORTION?
11. HOLY Wives do not just speak in tongues they MANAGE their homes, make SUPER meals, raise GODLY kids, and finally, they
bring out the KING in their man.
12. When you tend to your garden diligently you will be the one to reap the fruit of the vine hereof.
13. You can say "sorry" a million times, say " I love you" as much as you want, say whatever you want, but if you are not going to prove that,the things you say are true, then do not say anything at all. Because if you cannot show it, your words do not mean a thing.
14. Never you lie in order to satisfy somebody for a moment because the pain that you cause them in the future can last them for a lifetime.

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Stop wasting time with the wrong person

Stop wasting time with the wrong person you call them but they don’t pick up, they find your missed calls but they don’t call back, you text them but they never reply to any of your messages, you always have time for them but they are ever so busy for you, you want to meet them and have some mature talks with them but they are full of excuses, you do everything possible to make them happy but they don’t appreciate your effort, you introduced them to your friends and family but they have never introduced you to any important person in their life, you are so proud of them but they aren’t proud of you, you truly love them but you aren’t sure if they love you because they don’t show it, you want to spend your future with them but they don’t like to talk about future plans, you are doing everything youcan to make the relationship work but they all their best to make it end. Then why are you with them? Why are you wasting your time and energy on them? Honestly you deserve someone better who will appreciate your effort and even return your love.Stop wasting your time with that wrong person. Get yourself together and move on. I know it isn’t easy, but if you know your worth, you’ll make it.

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From Genesis To Revelations

I went to Genesis Hotels through Exodus
road. On the way, i saw Leviticus
recording the Numbers of people at
Deuteronomy, while Joshua was waiting
at the beautiful gate for Judges to see
Ruth calling loudly “Samuel,Samuel” .
At a stage, the, first and second Kings of
Chronicles were coming to visit Ezra,
Nehemiah and Esther for the misfortune
of Job their brother. Then they noticed
that Mr. Psalms was teaching his
children Proverbs concerning
Ecclesiastes and Songs of Solomon.
This coincided with the period that
Isaiah and Jeremiah were engaged in
Lamentation for Ezekiel and Daniel their
friend. By that time, Amos and Obadiah
were not around. Three days later,
Hosea, Joel and Jonah traveled in the
same ship with Micah and Nahum to
Jerusalem . Habakkuk then
visited Zephaniah who introduced him to
Haggai a friend of Zechariah whose
cousin is Malachi.
Immediately after the old tradition,
Matthew, Mark, Luke and John
got involved in Acts with the Romans
who were behaving like the Corinthians,
who were also always at loggerhead with
the Galatians.
At that time too, the Ephesians realizing
that the Philippians were close to the
Colossians, suggested to the Thessalonians that they should
first of all see Timothy who had gone to
the house of Titus to teach Philemon his younger brother how
to read and write in Hebrew.
On hearing this, James asked Peter to
explain to him how the three Johns have
disclosed to Jude the Revelation of my journey.
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How To Keep The Lady You Are Dating


Do you love your girl and you don't want another man to snatch her from you? Then do the following things:

1. Give her plenty of attention. If you give her attention, she will not seek for attention elsewhere. Chat with her online via social media or else another man will.
2. Give her listening ears whenever she is speaking to you. Avoid pressing your phone or reading a newspaper when your girl is talking to you.
3. Do not promise her and fail. Do not promise her what you cannot do. It is better for you to say you don't have than to promise and fail.
4. Do not be stingy. Avoid telling her that you don't have, you don't have all the time.
5. Be caring. To be caring does not only mean you should be giving her money. There are many ways of showing care; e.g show concern whenever she is sad or in problems; be by her side when she is in problems, do not abandon her in her days of sorrow.
6. Tell her daily that she is beautiful.
7. Tell her daily that you love her.
8. Play with her and joke with her daily.
9. Don't be too hard and don't be too soft. Scold her a little, and pet her a little. Do not over pet or over scold.
10. Love her siblings, and respect her parents.
11. Appreciate her when she helps you to do something.
12. Allow her to advise you, seek her suggestions and respect her opinions.
13. Respect her.
14. Do not take her for granted.
15. Do not cheat on her.
16. Play with her hairs
17. kiss her on her forehead, cheek and neck. It will pass a good message to her.
18. Let her sit on your lap sometimes.
Agree or Disagree?


Who's a Naija Big Girl


The fact that different guys pick you up every
Friday night does not make you a big girl. The
fact that you wear all the latest clothes in the
market, does not make you a big girl, And of the
fact that you uses the latest phone & different
guys pay money into your account does not make
you a big girl...

Its does not even make you smart! You're only
eating up your FUTURE!

THEN WHO IS A BIG GIRL?!. A big girl is a girl
with enough brain in her, Not the one with more

She is not the one who flirts with all the men
around her. She is the girl who respects her
relationship & marriage.

She is never heard but seen. You know her from
what she does, her behaviour speaks a lot about
her. She is every man's queen, decently dressed...

A big girl respects the values of womanhood...
She carries herself with more dignity... Stop
boasting about the number of men you've slept
with my dear..

Remember, cheap articles have more buyers.. Build
Yourself into the woman that peopl will always
respect & admire.

Never follow men who will make a mess of your
Be bold but humble,
be Godly..
Be hard working, respect your relationship or
marriage, Be ambitious but contented..

make men a priority in life..
Real men will seek after you! Build yourself into
the woman men will always want to take home to
their mamas..

Not the one they only want to take to hotels &

TRUST ME, if you just trap a man with your body
he'll go one day. A lady without morals & dignity
is like a phone without a sim card...


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Dating Tips


When a girl loves, she loves for real.

When she loves you, she becomes happy, she becomes proud of you and she feels happy when talking to you... She will be friend with your friends and relatives, your likes will be her likes, she will change her life style to fit in yours.

No matter how much you disappoint her, she will forgive you before you apologize, yes she loves you. She will try to be a little bit jealous and protective,because she wants you to be hers and only hers.

Her boyfriend will now become her EX... because all her future will be in ur hands. She will reject all proposals from other boys. No matter how far or near you are, she will protect herself for you.

She will like everything you post on Facebook no matter how stupid it is... retweet everything you tweet on twitter and will instantly reply to all ur messages on WhatsApp or Facebook,

She won't mind, whether you give her Money or not, whether you are rich or not, coz her interest in you is your future not what you are now.

She will show you all her friends and relatives, because she's proud of you!

Look at that girl, her heart is made of Gold, so precious and full of love. She deserves to be treated as queen.

But this bastard (some guys) after making her love you wholeheartedly, after making her waste her time on you, after making her reject other guys who would have been useful to her, and after all, having let her show you to everyone she knows that you are the ONE, Now you're leaving her, leaving her broken hearted, guys whom she rejected because of you are going to laugh at her, her friends and relatives will ask, WHERE IS HE WHOM YOU TOLD US?

All she could do is to sit put her head on her knees, cry as if there is no tomorrow. Cry endlessly because she loved you endlessly.

Guys, don't make that girl regret why she loved you. Don't make others laugh at her.

Fulfill your promises to her, if she wronged you, give her a second chance, everyone deserves a second chance.

Know that she is a human not a god, she can't be perfect all the time.

Do u get it, GUYS ?.
Do u support this LADIES ??

1. Kissing your man is not a problem. The problem is how you do it. Stop making Sounds like a car Crash.

2. Screaming during Sex is romantic and its not a problem. The problem is Shouting words like; "JESUS: OOH MY GOD: HOLY MARY". U're having Sex, Not a Church Service. And besides i
don't know if u're reminding God to Punish you Later.

3. Wearing short skimpy skirts is not a problem, infact its very Sexy. The problem is wearing your Mini and looking all nice but when you see Guyz u try to Pull it down now forcing it to be long. Don't u see that u're deceiving yourself.

4. Loving your man is not a problem. The problem is Changing ur Surname on Social Media and put his surname when he hasn't even Introduced you to his mother. Just Chill, i would hate to read your Post Later saying, "MEN ARE WICKED AND CHEATS"

5. Saying all Men are the Same is not my problem but Who asked u to try them ALL?

6. Bleaching ur skin till u shine brighter than your future is not a problem, but the problem is having White Face, Yellow hands, Chocolate Lips and Black Legs. Are u a Zebra?

7. Reading this post ain't a problem, in fact it's welcomed, but the problem is reading without sharing..