Road accident:  1 dies, 20 sustain injuries in minister’s motorcade

Road accident: 1 dies, 20 sustain injuries in minister’s motorcade

An accident involving the motorcade of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalong, has led to the death of
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Zamfara:  4 suspected kidnappers arrested, arms recovered –Police

Zamfara: 4 suspected kidnappers arrested, arms recovered –Police

Police said recovered from suspected kidnappers 16 locally made guns and five cutlasses. Four suspected kidnappers have been arrested by the
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FAAC: FG, states, LGs share N668.89b

FAAC: FG, states, LGs share N668.89b

Federal, States and Local Government Councils have shared N668. 89 billion from the federation account as revenue generated in May. The
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Fire guts Jos main market

Fire guts Jos main market

Midnight fire on Saturday ravaged Jos main market, prompting agonized traders to start counting their losses running into millions of
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7 withdraw from PDP governorship primary in Osun

7 withdraw from PDP governorship primary in Osun

Seven out of eleven governorship aspirants of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for September 22 election on Saturday announced their withdrawal
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Zamfara:  Gunmen kill 2, injure three at market

Zamfara:  Gunmen kill 2, injure three at market

Two persons were killed by gunmen on Thursday at a market in Karakai Village in Bungudu local government area of Zamfara State. No
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2019:  Political tsunami will soon sweep APC away -Secondus

2019: Political tsunami will soon sweep APC away -Secondus

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has warned the All Progressives Congress, APC, against a political tsunami
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Scientists confirm diabetes link with cancer

Scientists confirm diabetes link with cancer

A major new study has confirmed the link between diabetes and cancer. The new research also warns that the risk of
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BREAKING:  Atiku declares presidential ambition, promises to restore economy, security

BREAKING: Atiku declares presidential ambition, promises to restore economy, security

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Saturday formally declared his presidential ambition ahead of the 2019 general election, promising to
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Killings, greatest threat to Nigeria’s existence –Dickson

Killings, greatest threat to Nigeria’s existence –Dickson

The Governor of Bayelsa State, Henry Seriake Dickson has described the current spate of violence and senseless killings, particularly in
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2019: We’re opening up political space to accommodate youth –FG
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Road accident: 1 dies, 20 sustain injuries in minister’s motorcade

An accident involving the motorcade of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalong, has led to the death of one person while 20 others sustained various degrees of injuries. The Officer-in-Charge (OC) Gombe State Marshal, a local security outfit, Mr. Sunday Jika, who was amongst the minister’s motorcade, confirmed this to newsmen on Saturday […]

Gunmen kidnap Delta monarch
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Zamfara: 4 suspected kidnappers arrested, arms recovered –Police

Police said recovered from suspected kidnappers 16 locally made guns and five cutlasses. Four suspected kidnappers have been arrested by the police on Saturday in Gusau and Shinkafi local government areas of Zamfara State. The police said it recovered from them, 16 locally made guns and five cutlasses. According to the Public Relations Officer of […]

FAAC: FG, states, LGs share N668.89b
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FAAC: FG, states, LGs share N668.89b

Federal, States and Local Government Councils have shared N668. 89 billion from the federation account as revenue generated in May. The Director of Information, Federal Ministry of Finance, Mr. Hassan Dodo, made this known in a statement on Friday in Abuja. Dodo, however, said that the distribution of the funds did not signify the end […]

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Fire guts Jos main market

Midnight fire on Saturday ravaged Jos main market, prompting agonized traders to start counting their losses running into millions of naira. Alhaji Abdulrahman Yusuf, the chairman of Traders Association in Plateau, told newsmen in Jos that over 270 shops with properties worth millions of Naira were destroyed. “We have one trader in this market that […]

IGP continues battle with Senate
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Zamfara:  Gunmen kill 2, injure three at market

Two persons were killed by gunmen on Thursday at a market in Karakai Village in Bungudu local government area of Zamfara State. No fewer than three other persons were injured in the attack. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Zamfara State Command, Muhammad Shehu, in a statement on Friday confirmed the incident. His words:  “There were […]

INVESTIGATION: Dead or Alive: The Enforced Disappearance of Jones Abiri
INVESTIGATIONS

INVESTIGATION: Dead or Alive: The Enforced Disappearance of Jones Abiri

In the past two years, the SSS has rebuffed all efforts by Jones’ family, lawyers, journalists and civil society actors to get any information on him. In tears, 80-year-old Mama Abiri undressed. Before strangers, family, and friends alike, Mama clasped her frail breasts, and cried inconsolably, naked. With emotions only a mother could express, Mama […]

INVESTIGATION: How Nigerian Army Bullies Police, Covers Up Killing of 42-Year-Old Man in Adamawa
Headline News INVESTIGATIONS North East

INVESTIGATION: How Nigerian Army Bullies Police, Covers Up Killing of 42-Year-Old Man in Adamawa

We felt they were mocking us by covering the real killer and bringing an innocent person to show to the public.

INVESTIGATION: How Buhari Overruled VP Osinbajo, Top Aides, EFCC, ICPC to Reinstate NHIS boss
Headline News INVESTIGATIONS

INVESTIGATION: How Buhari Overruled VP Osinbajo, Top Aides, EFCC, ICPC to Reinstate NHIS Chief

The action of the president shows he is indeed not fighting corruption but promoting it and such action should be seriously condemned.

Okonjo-Iweala appointed into Commonwealth high-level group
Business Headline News

Twitter: Shower of praises for Okonjo-Iweala

Accolades and congratulatory messages have continued to pour in for former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, following her appointment, Thursday, on the board of Twitter. Her Twitter followers have gone to town with praises over her achievements. Some went as far as calling on her to become the next President of Nigeria. Imoh Umoren@ImohUmoren, […]

FIRS makes N2.5trn in 6 months
Business

FIRS makes N2.5trn in 6 months

The Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) said it realised over N2.5 trillion from collecting various taxes from January to June 2018. This is contained in the revenue performance report for the first half of the year, submitted by the service, to the Ministry of Finance. The report was made available to the media on Friday […]

Don’t Renew SPDC’s Oil License in Ogoni – MOSOP Tells Buhari
Business Headline News

Don’t Renew SPDC’s Oil License in Ogoni – MOSOP Tells Buhari

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to renew oil mining license for Shell Petroleum Development Company in Ogoni land, Rivers State. Its spokesperson, Fegalo Nsuke, made the group’s position known on Monday in a statement made available to the NEXT EDITION. MOSOP insisted it is […]

De-emphasize ethno-religious sentiments, Gov Udom Emmanuel warns Nigerians
South-South

De-emphasize ethno-religious sentiments, Gov Udom Emmanuel warns Nigerians

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has urged Nigerians to reason beyond political parties, partisanship and ethno-religious sentiments in their activities in general. Rather, he said, they should look at the core value system that could build the country and the people. Emmanuel gave the advice when he declared open the Second Quarter 2018 […]

C’River set to host Buhari – Ayade

C’River set to host Buhari –Ayade

North Central Top News

Fire guts Jos main market

Midnight fire on Saturday ravaged Jos main market, prompting agonized traders to start counting their losses running into millions of naira. Alhaji Abdulrahman Yusuf, the chairman of Traders Association in Plateau, told newsmen in Jos that over 270 shops with properties worth millions of Naira were destroyed. “We have one trader in this market that […]

Armed fulnai herdsmen

Exclusive: Fulani Herdsmen Erecting Homes within Deserted Plateau Communities – Report

Killings: Raise Vigilante Groups to Defend Your Communities – Middle Belt Forum

Killings: Raise Vigilante Groups to Defend Your Communities – Middle Belt Forum

Plateau killings: What Buhari should do –Saraki

Plateau killings: What Buhari should do –Saraki

Imo: House of Assembly suspends members
South East

Imo: House of Assembly suspends members

The Imo State House of Assembly has suspended some  members. They are Uche Oguwuike (Ikeduru), Nkenna Nzeruo (Oru East), Collins Chiji (Isiala Mbano) and Ifeanyi Nnataraonye (Mbaitoli). The suspension followed a motion to that effect by the Majority Leader of the House, Lugard Osuji. READ ALSO: Choose Between Being President of Nigeria or Miyetti Allah – Afenifere […]

Four IPOB members granted bail of N10m each

Four IPOB members granted bail of N10m each

Fire razes shops in Kano market
North West

Fire razes shops in Kano market

No fewer than six shops were burnt at Kofar Wambai Jewelry Market (Kasuwar ‘Yan Yeri) in Kano on Friday night. The Director of the State Fire Service, Alhaji Sagir  Madaki, made this known on Saturday. “We received a distress call from Kofar Wambai Police Division at about 8:57p.m that there was fire outbreak at the […]

Rainstorm again, kills one, destroys over 100 houses in Daura

Rainstorm again, kills one, destroys over 100 houses in Daura

Ogun employs Nigeria’s best badminton player
South West

Flood kills 5 persons, destroys property

No fewer than five persons were feared dead and property worth millions of naira were destroyed on Friday night as flood wreaked havoc in some parts of Abeokuta, Ogun State. The downpour, which started at about 4 p.m. and stopped at about 9 p.m. caused river channels in the capital city to overflow their banks […]

EXCLUSIVE: Lagos Tanker Fire: Witness Claims Secret Burial of Victims

EXCLUSIVE: Lagos Tanker Fire: Witness Claims Secret Burial of Victims

AUN announces nationwide computer based scholarship test
Headline News North East

Nigeria’s American University, 8 Others Join Research on Chad Basin’s Insurgency

American University of Nigeria (AUN) will join a consortium of nine universities in a research project to build a database on Boko Haram insurgency in the Lake Chad basin. The other universities in the consortium will come from Canada, Chad, Niger and the Republic of Cameroon. A statement obtained from the AUN’s Public Relations Department, […]

Bauchi gets new Deputy Governor

Bauchi gets new Deputy Governor

June12,1993 and the determination of a people
Editorial

June12,1993 and the determination of a people

It doesn’t matter how long, it doesn’t matter how distant. It could even take the length of time; with immense tenacity, the will of a people in chasing a common cause eventually could be realized. HC Wells postulated that “Will is stronger than fact, it can mould and overcome fact.”

Democracy Day: A Lacklustre anniversary

Oil Companies’ Relocation: A Matter Of Honour

Church killings: Ikpeazu condoles Obiano, Anambra people B

Court upholds Ikpeazu’s election

Politics

BREAKING: Atiku declares presidential ambition, promises to restore economy, security

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Saturday formally declared his presidential ambition ahead of the 2019 general election, promising to bring about the real change needed to improve the country. Atiku will be vying on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. Making his declaration at a well attended rally in Yola, the Adamawa […]

Alex Otti back in the race for Abia governorship

Alex Otti back in the race for Abia governorship

Osun guber: Isiaka Oyetola emerges APC candidate

2019: Atiku formally declares presidential ambition, holds rally

Mr.Omekwe
Opinion

Filling the Gap In 2019

We can vote for Atiku, not as a life president, but as a president that will bring Nigeria to life. Georges Benjamin Clemenceau came to power in France in 1917. That was when the First World War was full blown. But how did the world war start? Very simple! Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was […]

PMB at ICC: Proud to be Nigerian

PMB at ICC: Proud to be Nigerian

Reuben Abati

Hadi Sirika and the return of Nigeria Airways

The Adebayo Adedeji example

The Adebayo Adedeji example

Mourinho worried by Man United’s ‘very bad’ pre-season
Sports

Mourinho worried by Man United’s ‘very bad’ pre-season

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is worried by the absence of key players from the club’s pre-season training camp in the United States. Mourinho said the situation was “very bad” ahead of the English Premier League (EPL) campaign. United are without several World Cup participants, including France’s Paul Pogba, Belgium’s Romelu Lukaku and Marouane Fellaini, […]

Impact of Ronaldo’s transfer on Italian Serie A

Impact of Ronaldo’s transfer on Italian Serie A

I am dying of hunger, Okorodudu cries out

Usain Bolt set for football career in Australia

Lifestyle Top News

THIS IS LAGOS

There’s a vibrant spirit to Lagos, a feeling that is infectious. It has been hailed as the land where dreams are made, and daily people flock in from all parts of the country and beyond. What is it that makes Lagos tick? What’s the attraction? ASIAN NKUTT reports. David (not real name) graduated from the […]

What’s the best way to discipline a child?

Men take over jobs reserved for women

Men take over jobs reserved for women

Linda Ikeji, popular blogger getting married

Linda Ikeji, popular blogger getting married

Tiwa Savage’s Vibe trends as No. 1 on You Tube
Entertainment

Tiwa Savage’s Vibe trends as No. 1 on You Tube

‘Tiwa’s Vibe,’ the new music video of Mavins first lady Tiwa Savage which was released on Tuesday, is currently trending as number one on YouTube channel. The ‘Malo’ crooner took to her Instagram page @tiwasavage on Wednesday to share the news. She wrote:  “Wetin be this wey dey ginger YouTube right naa? Mama Jaa too (fire emojis)”. The […]

Entertainment

Entertainment Titbits: Chika Ike: I pray before logging on Instagram

The Harvard educated actress, Chika Ike, has disclosed that she prays before logging on to Instagram. Instagram is the very popular photo sharing app where people share photos of their lives and usually ones that portray them in the best light and showing affluence. “Instagram can spoil your day if you’re not careful or strong. […]

Entertainment

Entertainment Titbits: Chioma: Davido’s wedding bell about to ring?

After Nigerian music star, Davido, gifted his girlfriend, Chioma, with a Porsche and then released the song “Assurance” Nigerians have been keeping their ears to the ground for news of an engagement. While there is no ring on Chioma’s finger yet, Davido posted a picture of his love on his Instagram page with the caption […]

Tiwa Savage acknowledges TeeBillz for her success
Entertainment

Entertainment Titbits: Tiwa Savage acknowledges TeeBillz for her success

Tiwa Savage has been blowing up as a female artist in her own right and prior to joining Mavins, Don Jazzy’s record label, she was managed by her now estranged husband’s company – 323 Entertainment. During their very public marital woes most people called her out claiming she would have been nothing without TeeBillz. In […]

Temple manages Sound Sultan
Entertainment

Temple manages Sound Sultan

Notable pan-African talent and event management agency, the Temple Management Company has signed-on one of the pacesetters of modern hip hop music in Nigeria, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan. Both parties put pen to paper on Thursday, July 5 at the Temple Management office located in Lagos. Expressing his glee at the new […]

Foreign Titbits: Israel approves controversial 'Jewish nation state' law
World

Foreign Titbits: Israel approves controversial ‘Jewish nation state’ law

Israel’s parliament has passed into law a controversial bill that defines the country as an exclusively Jewish state. The “Jewish nation state” bill downgrades Arabic as an official language and says advancing Jewish settlement is a national interest. It also states that the “whole and united” Jerusalem is its capital. Israeli Arab MPs condemned the […]

Trump– Putin press briefing: Journalist manhandled

Foreign Titbits: Trump-Putin summit: US leader cautious ahead of Helsinki talks

Foreign Titbits: Trump-Putin summit: US leader cautious ahead of Helsinki talks

Thai cave rescue: Diver dies exiting flooded tunnels

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Show love to persons with albinism, not pity
Special Reports

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Show love to persons with albinism, not pity- Udechukwu

Mr. Chimezie Judemary Udechukwu, is a Human Resource Practitioner with a Lagos based logistics and haulage firm and Brand Ambassador for Public Relations and strategy for Onome Akinlolu Majaro (OAM) Foundation. He holds a BS.c in Political Science and Masters in Peace and Conflict Resolution. He is a person with albinism and makes no bones […]

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Our Population is Fast Becoming a Liability - Economist

SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Our Population is Fast Becoming a Liability – Economist

Ownership of the Nigerian media hinders its effectiveness - Moghalu

Ownership of the Nigerian media hinders its effectiveness – Moghalu

Okorocha's Misrule: Lamentations from Owerri

Okorocha’s Misrule: Lamentations from Owerri

Eagles will be intense with Argentina – Rohr
Football

Eagles will be intense with Argentina – Rohr

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has assured Nigerians that the team will play total football with intense attack against Argentina in their match at St. Petersburg. Rohr said his team would have total concentration against Argentina on Tuesday when they meet in a crucial 2018 FIFA World Cup Group D match. At a pre-match press conference on […]

Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

Ronaldo scores hat trick, Portugal draws 3-3 with Spain

BREAKING: World Cup 2018: Russia win opener against Saudi Arabia

BREAKING: World Cup 2018: Russia win opener against Saudi Arabia

Neymar returns in scoring style as Brazil beat Croatia

Neymar returns in scoring style as Brazil beat Croatia

Cuba to partner Nigeria in medicine, biotechnology
Tech

FG says it intensifies effort toward self-reliance

The Federal Government on Thursday said it would put in more effort to add value to Made-in-Nigeria goods and services toward the country’s self-reliance. The Minister of Science and Technology (FMST), Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, made this known during an interactive forum with management staff of the ministry in Abuja. Onu said that the government planned to achieve […]

Instagram launches app for long videos, rivals YouTube

Instagram launches app for long videos, rivals YouTube

2018: Apple to make fewer new model iPhones

2018: Apple to make fewer new model iPhones

New from Apple: iPhone users to share augmented reality

New from Apple: iPhone users to share augmented reality

Fashion Top News

My products are unique and simple – Runsewe

The Nigerian Beauty / Cosmetic industry is a budding one yet very promising and full of great potentials. One of the new comers to the scene is Arami Essentials, which is known for its uniqueness and simplicity. In this interview, the Founder, Ore Runsewe, talks about her humble beginnings, the beauty/ cosmetic industry and a lot more.

Fashion industry, Africa’s best kept treasure - AfDB

Fashion industry, Africa’s best kept treasure -AfDB

Make-up Drawer: When to Replace Everything

Make-up Drawer: When to Replace Everything

The booming business of makeup!

The booming business of makeup!

Health

Scientists confirm diabetes link with cancer

A major new study has confirmed the link between diabetes and cancer. The new research also warns that the risk of cancer is sex-specific in people with diabetes. The study suggests that a diagnosis of diabetes places a person at an increased risk of various types of cancer. Now, a review analyzing the data collected […]

Asthma: Expert gives tips on healthy living

Aussie scientists develop new blood test for major skin cancer

Eating nuts boosts male fertility - Scientists

Eating nuts boosts male fertility – Scientists

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Columnists

SPORTS FLAKES: HOGAN BASSEY AND OTHER KIDS.

He was born in Creek Town Calabar as Okon Asuquo in 1937. At 12, the boy relocated to Lagos and it did not take long for his real name to be eclipsed. As an amateur boxer in  1952, the name Hogan ‘Kid’ Bassey stuck. Boxing in the beginning was the sport of boys in juvenile […]

Ekiti guber: YIAGA urge PDP, others to accept results

Ekiti guber: YIAGA urge PDP, others to accept results

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Home & Garden Top News

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Men now report domestic violence too

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Bangladesh bride stirs social media storm

Tasnim Jara, who runs a charity providing medical care for the poor, said she wanted to challenge the widely held view that a bride must be dripping in gold on her wedding day.

Family dog mauls four year old to death
Home & Garden Top News

Family dog mauls four year old to death

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What Body Type Do You Prefer?

Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. One man’s meat is another man’s poison. The list of related idioms or wise saying goes on and on. The crux of the matter is what is good for you may not necessarily be good enough for me. Ditto for other people. You may like […]

CAN MEMBERS OF THE OPPOSITE SEX BE BESTIES WITHOUT STRINGS ATTACHED?
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CAN MEMBERS OF THE OPPOSITE SEX BE BESTIES WITHOUT STRINGS ATTACHED?

There’s the common belief that members of the opposite sex cannot be friends especially becoming best friends without the relationship turning into an intimate and physical one. Yet, others maintain that this is possible. In the Nigerian setting, any girl seen in the company of a particular guy for an extended period of time, most […]

Male or female: Which sex would you choose, given the opportunity?
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Male or female: Which sex would you choose, given the opportunity?

The experiences that come with being a man or woman differ a great deal.

Would you marry a lady who can’t cook?
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Would you marry a lady who can’t cook?

Despite the importance of food to a good marriage, many ladies can’t cook

New Year Resolutions: "The past year was brutal!"
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New Year Resolutions: “The past year was brutal!”

New Year Resolutions never go out of style. From weight loss to working harder, the list is usually endless.

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What’s the best way to discipline a child?

Jane (not her real name), went to a shopping mall with her six year old daughter and a baby in a stroller.  Like other malls, there were so many things on display. Fanciful assorted toys in different colours and shapes were on display. While moving from one shop to the other, the six year daughter […]

What is new in Parenting Teens?
Parenting Top News

What is new in Parenting Teens?

If you do not know that teenagers have their own language then you either do not have a teenager or you are out of touch with your teenager. We are helping you out here by sharing what is new in parenting teens today. Teens have their own language and its helpful for parents and other adults to know what some of the languages are.

Shocking! Couple locked up 13 children, fed them once a day, bathed twice a year
Parenting Top News

Shocking! Couple locked up 13 children, fed them once a day, bathed twice yearly

Meanwhile, voicemails left by Louise Turpin, the mother of the children, to her brother Billy, have been released.

Parenting Top News

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Modern Parenting may have brought parents closer to children but it isn’t without it’s dangers.

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5 Practical Ways To Raise A Grateful Child – Not An Entitled Child

Raising Children is not as easy as a pie. It’s important to work towards meeting their daily needs, but don’t allow your gestures give them a sense of entitlement.