Illegal migration: We may impose tough visa rules on Nigeria, EU warns


• Union declares Nigerians among top 10 illegal immigrants in Europe

• Nigerian criminal networks active, says EU, demands solution

Eniola Akinkuotu and Olaleye Aluko
The European Union says it can impose restrictive visa implementation rules on Nigeria, if it fails to play its part in the return and readmission of its nationals staying illegally in the EU.
The EU, which comprises Germany, Italy, Spain, France and 23 other countries, further stated that although it would not place a visa ban on Nigeria, it could make its visas more difficult for Nigerian applicants if Nigeria failed to meet its standards.
The EU Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Ms Virginie Battu-Henriksson, said this in an email chat with The PUNCH on Tuesday.
Recall that the United States had last month imposed immigrant visa ban on Nigeria and five other countries.
Under the new policy, citizens of the affected countries would not be allowed to apply for visas to emigrate to the US under the policy   aimed at tightening “security for countries that don’t comply with the US minimum security standards or cooperate to prevent illegal immigration.”
According to the Department of Homeland Security, Nigeria presents a high risk, relative to other countries in the world, of terrorist travel to the US.
The US further stated that Nigeria did not adequately share public-safety and terrorism-related information, which is necessary for the protection of the national security and public safety of the US.
Following the US action, the Federal Government set up a committee headed by the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, to ensure that Nigeria meets requirements the US said were not in place.
On February 5, the committee met with the US Consular General in Abuja with a view to addressing issues raised in the visa ban.
On Tuesday, the US Ambassador to Nigeria, Ms Mary Lenoard, explained that the visa ban was not permanent, adding that it was subject to review if certain conditions were met.
But while Nigeria is struggling with the US visa ban, the EU said it could impose restrictive visa implementation rules on it.
Nigerians among top 10 nationals illegally staying in EU
When asked if the EU had challenges Nigeria was trying to resolve with the US, Battu-Henriksson said Nigerians still placed among the top 10 nationalities detected as staying irregularly in the EU even though the number of Nigerians travelling irregularly to the EU had dropped.

tShe said Nigerian criminal networks remained active in the EU.
The EU spokesperson said, “Nigerians still place among the top 10 nationalities detected as staying irregularly on the EU territory, although the number of Nigerians entering the EU irregularly declined drastically last year.
Nigerian criminal networks remain active in EU
“Nigerian criminal networks remain active in Europe, and Nigeria remains the main non-EU country of origin for victims of trafficking (mainly women) registered in the EU.”
When asked if the EU would be giving Nigeria the “American treatment”, she said Nigeria could face a restriction if certain criteria were not met.
Battu-Henriksson stated that if Nigeria did not play its part in the readmission of its citizens living illegally in the EU, then strict measures could be put in place.
She said what the EU could do if Nigeria failed to meet its criteria was to adapt the rules on processing short-stay visa applications.
The EU spokesperson stated, “What the EU can do since new rules on short-stay visas to the EU became applicable on 2 February 2020, is to adapt the rules on processing short-stay visa applications, depending on whether a non-EU country cooperates satisfactorily on the return and readmission of their nationals staying irregularly in the EU.
“Under the new rules, the EU Commission will regularly assess the level of cooperation of non-EU countries on the readmission of irregular migrants. If the level of cooperation is insufficient, the commission, together with member states, can decide on a temporary more restrictive implementation of certain provisions of the visa code.
“This could have an impact on the processing time, the length of validity of the visa to be issued, the level of the visa fee to be charged and the fee waivers. It is important to note that this mechanism does not amount to a visa ban and does not call into question the right to submit an application for a visa or to be granted a visa. It only allows for a more restrictive implementation of some of the visa rules. This concerns short-stay visas to the Schengen area, covering stays of up to 90 days in any 180-day period.”
Battu-Henriksson recalled that in 2016, an EU Council decision authorised the opening of negotiations on readmission agreement with Nigeria – making it only the second country in West Africa with which the EU was negotiating such a formal agreement.
The readmission agreement seeks to ensure that Nigerians travelling to the EU take only the legal routes.
It also seeks to ensure that Nigeria is able to readmit its citizens living illegally in the EU.
“It is in our common interest to work on dissuading migrants to take dangerous irregular routes to Europe and risk exploitation. Returns and readmission are part of working on this common endeavour,” she said.
The EU spokesperson said Nigeria remained a partner in the fight against terrorism and human trafficking.
Battu-Henriksson said the EU was also supporting the multinational joint task force in its fight against Boko Haram and had donated 55 million euros to the African peace facility.
Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that it had not received any official notice from the EU that it was considering Nigeria for visa restriction rules.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwonye, stated this in an interview with one of  our correspondents on Wednesday, while reacting to whether the EU was considering Nigeria for a visa restriction.
He said, “We had European Union-Nigeria dialogue on Tuesday and the matter was not brought up. It was not brought up at all.
“Be that as it may, it has not come to us officially. And you know definitely that anybody who has a visa and the visa expired based on the conditions of the issuance, the person is expected to come back or renew his stay there

BadmanCs - Sounds From The gods (the EP)



BADMANCS has been working so hard after the release of his first project BADAGOD EP..
Now he starts up this year a some mouth warming tracks as he finally drops another Ep titled SOUNDS FROM THE GODS..


1. DOWNLOAD DIZ YEAR ft Biggy Banty

2. DOWNLOAD SOUNDS FROM THE GODS ft TizzyTmT

3. DOWNLOAD MONEY

4. DOWNLOAD GAME CHANGER ft 16S6XT66N

5. DOWNLOAD ONE STEP ft Shugavibe

6. DOWNLOAD AFRIKA BEAUTY ft TizzyTmT

Mhizta Skurz - Important (prod by BigMc)


Gbedu Season Crooner MHIZTA SKURZ is out with another banging Gbedu to blow your mind and he titled this one IMPORTANT.. Gbedu was produced by Big Mc.

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SHOCHING!!! Gidegrey Rejects 5m Offer From A Desperate Woman



A young man Gidegrey as seen on his handle has taken over the internet to prove he is not just a man but a man of integrity… Gidegrey who shared a shocking story of a woman pressuring him to have sex and get her pregnant rejected her 5million offer and threatened to expose the unidentified woman if she insist on getting his image tarnished…
The MERCY crooner vehemently rejected the unidentified woman’s advancement and shared the story on his time line.
See Chats Screenshots For Proof below:-




Emmi Cruz – IG Lover (Prod. By TopAge)



Young extraordinary talented fast rising performing act EMMI CRUZ finally unveils the fresh new year 2020 with this great masterpiece tagged “IG LOVER” produced by TOPAGE. This year would be hit back to back, no doubt.

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Blue Ivory ED - Yo Yo



South South Finest BLUE IVORY ED finally release his long awaiting first single for 2020 titled YO YO ..A sweet love gbedu for couples to enjoy.. YO YO was produced by Kingpin & Mikaba and Mixed&Mastered by MIX BEAST

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SHOCKING!!! “I Kissed Tiwa Savage”. Steve Bammy Makes Shocking Revelation. Read & See Photos


“I Kissed Tiwa Savage….” Steve Bammy Makes Shocking Revelation!!! 
BClassic front man has made a shocking revelation about kissing one of Nigerians finest queen Tiwa SavageBammy who’s real name is Steven Bamidele made this shocking revelation during an online interview with the Fresh Prince of Rockcityfm.
When asked about his best moments in life, in his words “Wow, my best moments in life was when I recorded a song with Tiwa Savage and it became a banger, I didn’t know when I jumped on her and kissed her, but was upset when I opened my eyes and I realized it was just a dream, I wished It was real though but knew that dream would come to pass soonest as Tiwa Savage has always been my crush and I would spend anything even empty my account to do a collaboration with the queen
It’s not clear if the ‘WANBI NA‘ crooner who’s single is making waves this year is planning on dating the queen or just a collaboration, but one thing is sure that with his mind blowing jam, this might just be what Nigerians have been waiting for…

[Gospel Album] Becky Ahmed Dio - Nagode (Album)

Becky Ahmed Dio is one of Adamawa Gospel sensational minister , songwriter and also a Peace ambassador And Humaterian . She's set to release her long time album online which she tagged Nagode ( Thank You) 
Nagode is an album which she lunched since 2018 buh never published it online, 
The album consists about 9 Melodious and powerful songs which will make you dance Unto your feet To Glorify the Lord .


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Gospel Music: B.s Art - Ama Christian

Sarki Balijir known by his stage name B.s Art hailed from Adamawa state ,Lunguda by tribe in Guyuk LGA, Buh he resides in Bauchi State.
He's a Gospel Rapper
Occupation:  Architect/ Pencil Portrait & Graffiti artist.
B.s. Art is One of Nigeria’s Most extraordinary, determined  Gospel Music Artist with a unique message, He just released a life faith boosting and heart burning desire Song  titled: “ Ama Christian ”
With No Doubt B.s. Art Has delivered good peice to the Nation

The song was Mastered & Mixed By  K D S RECORDZ

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Kevinword$ - NORTH RIDING


Kevinword$ Kong Marley premieres this adorable piece “NORTH RIDING”, kindly download, listen, share and keep a comment!!

MUSIC : Lil Tekwa - Best rapper Alive

The NorthEast Base Nigeria Rapper Lil Tekwa decided to go global🌐 with a song he title Best Rapper Alive due to the controversy in the music industry here in AD [Adamawa state] on Best Rapper in AD
Listen to Lil Tekwa version of music.
The Rapper proved he is the best alive and if you think you does better lets hear your own version.


READ MORE: [Music] Lil Tekwa - NorthEast Flows

Best Rapper Alive Lyrics
Intro
Tekwa baby
Straight 🆙
Love And Hiphop
Shiitt!!!
[[Verse]]
Uuhh I speak the money flows
Now all my niggaz show up
Ain't about your title
Best rapper in AD
I fvck you all niggaz I hope you all have a pussy!
My hitz going viral
I don't need you
Keep your feelings
Best rapper alive
I fvck your bitch no decline
Your shit doesn't scared me
I pulled up I put your fame on reserve
Straight 🆙 I spit lyrics ain't speaking tongue
I'm on my medication
These Gees fold my hands
Got me meditating
Amma score all my goals
Till the world feel me
Your nigga wanna face me
I break your defences
We making bigger moves
You niggaz never did it
I sound cylopedia
Probs you gat to feel me
I'm only making living
From the hood that probably
Didn't even paid me
I'm all about my beeness
I drop speed
I call Tee
Before I sign a deal
I make my city people
Now they all look for me
I shade tears for there niggaz
They wan battle me
Oh God keep my recordz
Remember me
My stars shining so bright lemma niggaz see
For my niggaz baby!
I rather make it or die
I put my heart into this
Like I open my chest
Best Rapper Alive
I makes your best retire
Double all my respect
My life is on display
Tekwa baby talking love this shit isn't fair
Love and Hiphop
This album secared me alot!
[[My ⭐ shining so bright
I lay my legacy
My ⭐ shining so bright I let my Niggaz see]]
Lil tekwa ft 1P - One Day - Produced by Tinosax

Lil Tekwa - NorthEast Flows





Inauguration speech by Michael Markus Kutte Adamawa state University SUG President

INAUGURAL SPEECH BY THE SUG PRESIDENT - MICHAEL MARKUS KUTTE (MKAY) ON THE OCCASION OF ADAMAWA STATE UNIVERSITY, MUBI; STUDENTS’ UNION GOVERNMENT INAUGURATION ON 31ST JANUARY, 2020.

The Acting Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Dean of Students’ Affair, Various Deans of Faculties, HODs, ASUU representative, Nasu Representative, SSANU representative, my fellow Comrades in the struggle and ADSUsites.

We observe today not for my victory but a celebration of ADSUsites desire for a positive change-symbolizing an end as well as a beginning-signifying renewal as well as positive impact. It trills me with great sense of enthusiasm and penchant humility to stand here today by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our comrades; for I have sworn before you and Almighty God the same solemn oath our forebears prescribed more than a decades of our Student’s Union ago.

The Ag. Vice Chancellor, my fellow students, permit me to start by expressing my innate and profound gratitude and appreciation to God Almighty for His Grace, favour and Mercy to which we are able to record this success   May I use this medium this medium to commend my rugged and indefatigable co-contestants, co-runners, my political ally: Comr. Matthias M. Karma (Fada), Comr. Yusuf Abba Gulak (Repo) and Sen. Amos Adega for their immense contribution during the struggle to ensure that our union is brought back as a true representation of students despite our differences. I must applaud and confess that am challenged by my three opponents who contested the presidency of the Student Union with me. It was indeed a notable fight. I so much respect and admire their strength and courage. I wish to say that we have all come out victorious as our democratic battle has redefined the union in a greater way.

I will be unfair not to appreciate the great Nigerian Students on our campus for their patience and endurance during the electoral process; you are our motivation and the backbone of the Students Union Government. I also express my sincere appreciation to everyone who has contributed to the success of my campaign [TEAM MKAY], though too numerous to mention. I will remain ungrateful if I don't commend Comr. Joshua Peter (Traveller), I sincerely appreciate your sacrifice, assistance, structure and co-operation which aided my emergence, history will not forget you as a hero of our time.

Essentially, the same revolutionary belief and challenges for which our forebears fought with and against are still issues around us today-the belief that without Students, no lecturers and definitely no School Management, that Students must be treated right and their perspectives must be adequately listen to by management in formulation and implementation of any policy since they are at the receiving ends of any policies made. However, doing this shouldn't be perceive as a matter of generosity of the School Authority but an absolute necessity for the attainment of tranquility and in achieving the vision and mission of the founding fathers of this institutions which we still hold as sacred till today.

We are conversant with the myriads of issues, conditions and ample challenges confronting ADSUsites like the issue of mass failure, accommodation quagmire, unstandardized medical clinic, lacuna in communication, unhealthy environment, weak security-students relationship, high price of goods and services within the campus, lack of Union’s mobility and permanent secretariat just to mention but a few. The trumpet of these challenges summons us again to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle, rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation as we utilize all the 2Cs of struggle; consultation, and consolidation to the fullest and if needs be, to utilize the last C- confrontation. We will never, never and never negotiate or dialogue out of fear and intimidation and when we negotiate or dialogue, we hope all parties will respect the rules of dialogue/negotiation.

As many of us are aware, the Student Union Government (SUG), Adamawa State University, Mubi is not new to having its leaders come up with a number of visions and policies year after year. The Student Union Government (SUG) administrative structure is not in good shape and has been weak and inoperative and needs reconsideration by successive administrations long before now.

I come to you this day, with a proclaim message of hope, a clear agenda of prosperity and vision in student Unionism. I vehemently believe the greatest expression of faith is in our ability to be strong enough to look upon our imperfections and decide that, it is in our power to remake our Union to align with the highest ideals.  There is need to introduce workable administrative structure capable of yielding tangible results and speed in delivering answers to the quest of electorates.  Fellow ADSUsites, in your hands, more than mine, will rest the final success or failure of our course. I as an individual have decided before now to that ensure your betterment as your president, safeguard the Union’s constitution and keep to my presidential Oath.
Do not forget that the success of the MKAY-led administration is your success and for that matter, the success of ADSU MUBI. Yes greatness is coming so let’s all embrace it wholeheartedly for love of God and our country. This administration holds aloft the transformational pledge of promising less but delivering more.

My fellow ADSUsites, let us endeavor to comply with the School Regulations and behave ourselves since we are intellectuals, to avoid giving ourselves out cheaply while we lose focus in achieving our aims and objectives as Students Union. Shun Cultism, shun examination malpractices, shun sexual harassment and indecent dressing, shun threatening of lecturers, securities and bully of fellow students

More essentially, I solicit for the full support of the School Authority starting from the office of Dean of Students Affair to the Vice Chancellor, the School Senate and Governing Council, my fellow union in the struggle (ASUU, NASU, SSANU) and also full corporation of my fellow ADSUsites in ensuring that this administration indeed lay the foundation for a responsible, responsive and intellectually-oriented students' union that won't be a bane of development rather a partner for socio-economic, dynamic, academic and political development. This administration will be committed to the safety of lives and properties of our Students and Staffs in this community and will put to use all due process to achieving applaudable security situation in our university community.

Conclusively, let me loud and applaud the leadership style and achievement of my immediate predecessors under the leadership of Comr. Paul Adamu Soma for their selfless service thus far to unionism on this campus. As the saying goes, “uneasy lies the head that wears the crown” we promise to improve on all thier efforts and ensure the survival and betterment of the union in all ramifications.

It begins here, today and now.
Lets join hands and work as a team toward making SUG ADSU great again.
I believe in TEAM ... Together Everybody Achieves More.
Service is the key, Michael Markus Kutte (Mkay) is the Servant.

It's better with Mkay!

God in your hands, I commit my destiny!

Thank you.

Long live Students' Union Government!
Long live Adamawa State University, Mubi!
Long live Adamawa State!
Long live Federal Republic of Nigeria!

Aluta Continua! Victoria ascerta!
E soleto! E Africa!

*MICHAEL MARKUS KUTTE (Mkay)*
michaelkutte001@gmail.com

SUG PRESIDENT, ADSU MUBI.

The mighty hit maker Danga Boy have been nominated for the Mubi Glitz Media Award


Breaking into the Northern Entertainment Industry  the mighty Hit maker Dangaboy youngalhaji has been nominated  for the upcomming Mubi Glitz Media award as best afro singer , After the release of his first  song of the year 2020 tiltled This year  produced by Tino sax.
READ MORE; Dangaboy- This year promises to rock speakers and airwaves nationwide. Check it, listen and share your thought below.  

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Dang a boy -My Body


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[Video Premiere] Selebobo – OVA ft. Tekno


Prolific producer, artiste, songwriter and audio engineer Selebobo a.k.a Mixx Monsta releases his first single titled “OVA”, under his headed label Vault Records after completing his deal with Made Made Music Group. “OVA” features former label mate and top African star Tekno.
The song gets a super sexy video directed by Clarence Peters.
The song has a cool vibe that will set your mood right.

War threat: Iran speaks on nuclear weapon deal with UN


Iran, on Monday said it has not closed the `door to negotiations’ in efforts to resolve a dispute over its nuclear agreement with world powers.
It said that the dispute had escalated steadily since the United States withdrew from the deal in 2018.
Foreign Ministry spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, said any further move by Tehran to scale back its commitments to the deal would depend on actions by other parties, after European states triggered a mechanism that could lead to the re-imposition of U.N. sanctions, Reuters reports.
Iran has gradually stepped back from its obligations to the 2015 deal, under which Tehran secured sanctions relief in return for limiting its nuclear work, after Washington quit the agreement and then imposed stringent U.S. sanctions.
Britain, France and Germany, also signatories to the pact, triggered a dispute mechanism in January, citing Iranian violations.
This starts a diplomatic process that could lead to U.N. sanctions being re-imposed.
Mousavi told a weekly news conference in Tehran, that the `door to negotiations’ had not been closed.
“Tehran still remains in the deal. The European powers’ claims about Iran violating the deal are unfounded.
“Whether Iran will further decrease its nuclear commitments will depend on other parties and whether Iran’s interests are secured under the deal.’’
U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the deal and began a policy of “maximum pressure’ on Iran, saying he wanted a new deal that would cover nuclear issues, Iran’s ballistic missile program and Iranian activities in the Middle East.
Britain has said a `Trump deal’ could replace the 2015 agreement and France has called for broad talks to end a crisis with the United States, which briefly erupted into tit-for-tat U.S.-Iranian military action in January.
Mousavi repeated Iran’s rejection of a `Trump deal’ saying Iranian officials have said Trump could not be trusted, so such deal would not have any value.
SOURCE: GALLANTVIBES

Top 10 Cars You Can Buy With One Million Naira in Nigeria (Photos)

Are you interested in buying a functional but cheap car that falls below the one million naira mark?

You can stop racking your brain as to where to find such cars as we have a list of 10 cars that offer you a wide variety of options for your budget.
Below are the top 10 cars in Nigeria that you can buy with one million Naira or less:

1. Hyundai Sonata

The Sonata is the Camry of the Hyundai brand. It is one of the most successful car models in the Hyundai stables.
It is a midsized family car and has no pretensions to being sporty. However, you can’t deny its sleek appearance.
A locally used 2000-2005 Sonata car sells for below N1 million.

2. Mercedes Benz C200 2000/2001

The Mercedes Benz line has established itself as the King of automobiles that people hardly expect to find an affordable Benz in the market.
The car has been tagged elitist because of its strength, agility and durability. If you want a car that does not compromise its goal of luxury or performance, go for the Benz.
Whether your preference is an SUV, a saloon car, a coupe, a crossover, a bus or a truck, the Mercedes Benz has you covered.
A Mercedes Benz C200 2005 can be bought for between N800,000 and N1,000,000 as a foreign used (Tokunbo) car.

3. 2003 Toyota Corolla

The Corolla has always shown signs that it is destined for great things. Since its introduction in 1966, to when it became a bestseller in 1974, down to this day, different models have left car lovers holding their breath.
The Japanese brand stormed Nigeria with the Corolla and it has been a hit back-to-back in the country. You don’t want to try counting it on the road as you’re bound to lose count.
A locally used 2003 Toyota Corolla can be found for between N900,000 and N1 million.

4. 1997 – 2001 Toyota Camry

It is hard to discuss the Corolla and not mention the Camry, its twin-wonder of the car world.
It is a loaded car; it combines efficiency, durability, style and fuel economy and can withstand tough road terrains.
More recent models have shown a unique ruggedness, terrific handling, and durability. A foreign used 1997-2001 model can be bought for between N500,000 and N800,000.

5. Golf 3

If the Volkswagen automobile got anything right with Nigeria, it is the Golf series. The Volkswagen Golf Mk3 or the rechristened name in Nigeria, Golf 3, is a surprisingly small-sized but portable family car.
The third in the line of Golf series and all the versions of this model come in a standard height of 4,074mm.
The story of how the Gulf 3 took over Nigeria some years back is a tale for another day. A locally used Golf 3 can be bought for between N400,000 and N700,000.

6. Peugeot 307 (2003)

The Peugeot brand is built around three core values: allure, excellence and emotion. This car has a history in Nigeria.
Its reliability has kept it in the heart of the Nigerian military as their favourite brand of car.
The Peugeot 307 was manufactured in 2001 as a small family car. It is quite affordable, comes with superior handling and built on low fuel consumption.
Production on this model stopped in 2014 so it is difficult to get a brand new one. The locally used Peugeot 307 2003 can be bought for between N700,000 and N950,000.

7. Nissan X Trail 2004

The Nissan brand has been a dark horse for too long in the Nigerian car market.
Despite its burst of inventiveness and creativity, things haven’t seemed to click yet for the brand in Nigeria the way things clicked for brands like Toyota, Honda, Mercedes Benz and Peugeot.
However, the brand has continued on the path of adding spectacular designs to its automobile collection. A Nissan X Trail 2004 (Nigerian used) can be bought for below N1 million.

8. 2001 Toyota Sienna

The Toyota Sienna has been a favourite in the Nigerian market since its introduction in 1997. It’s flexible, rugged and functional at the same time.
It just happens that this is the kind of car Nigerians like for the road. A locally used 2005 Toyota Sienna can be bought for about N1 million.

9. Golf 4

This car has its own magic and look. Its styling is simple but no less unique. On safety, the car ranks high.
On handling, the car provides an incredible driving experience. A locally used Golf 5 can be bought for between N450,000 and N800,000.

10. Nissan Xterra 2002

This is a compact SUV from the incredible Nissan brand. This five-door SUV was introduced in 1999.
A locally used Nissan Xterra 2002 can be found for between N500,000 and N900,000.

Final Thoughts on Cars You Can Buy With One Million Naira in Nigeria

The cars on this list that fall within the budget of N1 million are locally used cars as the foreign used versions are usually slightly more expensive.
Also, before you buy a car that sells for N1 million or below, you need to ensure you subject the car to thorough inspection by a mechanic you trust.
Have a look at cars currently listed for one million in Nigeria.
Source:- GALLANTVIBES
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