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EXPLAINED: Why IGP Idris May Still Be Intelligent Despite His ‘Transmission Problems’

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“Some abilities — such as the ability to read, to articulate speeches and respond to sound (like dancing) — are controlled by the parietal lobe,” Olowofela explains. “Now, the parietal lobe is not the seat of functions like memory and intelligence; that belongs to the frontal lobe. So, if nothing is wrong with the frontal lobe, then the IGP’s speech problem is of no concern. In fact, it doesn’t mean anything.”

Since Wednesday evening, Ibrahim Idris, the Inspector General of Police, has been the butt of social-media jokes following the emergence of a video exposing his speech reading inadequacies.

In the now-viral video, Idris, speaking at an event, struggled embarrassingly with his speech, muttering “I mean, transmission, I mean effort, that the transmission cooperation to transmission, I mean transmission to have effect, ehm, apprehend, I mean, apprehensive towards the recommendation…” before finally apologizing to his audience.

“Sorry; I’m sorry, please,” he said but soon slipped into another round of “transmission I mean, apprehensive at the transmission of…and transmission and transmission for the effective in the police command.”

Painstaking viewing of the video will reveal that it was edited such that the IGP’s words were repeated, thereby accentuating his weakness. But the editing is not even the problem. The real problem is that Idris is likely suffering from a medical condition called Dyslexia.

Dyslexia explained
According to the English Oxford Living Dictionaries, Dyslexia is “a general term for disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols, but that do not affect general intelligence”. The term was coined in German from dys- ‘difficult’ + Greek lexis ‘speech’ (apparently by confusion of Greek legein ‘to speak’ and Latin legere ‘to read’).

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 Not a determinant of intelligence

The IGP’s condition — as well as others closely related, like dysarthria, dyspraxia or apraxia — says Akeem Olowofela, a medical doctor who spoke with JayReporters.

“Some abilities — such as the ability to read, to articulate speeches and respond to sound (like dancing) — are controlled by the parietal lobe,” Olowofela explains.

“Now, the parietal lobe is not the seat of functions like memory and intelligence; that belongs to the frontal lobe. So, if nothing is wrong with the frontal lobe, then the IGP’s speech problem is of no concern. In fact, it doesn’t mean anything.”

Compatible with life
However, he said this cannot be known for certain until tests have been carried out.

“Only IQ tests can show that the speech problem is part of a larger cerebral dysfunction, which can be multi-lobal; that is affecting both parietal and frontal lobes.

“But that somebody has dyslexia, dysarthria, dyspraxia or even apraxia itself does not mean the person is unintelligent. It is very possible to have these conditions and still be very intelligent.

“To be honest, it is not a medically solvable problem. It can only be managed. People suffering these conditions should visit speech therapists for management. However, let me reiterate that these conditions are compatible with life. They do not determine the extent to which anyone will go in life; they do not determine reasoning or intelligence at all.”

Therefore, until the IGP has undergone IQ tests, those writing him off as unintelligent may want to momentarily hold on. In the end, it may turn out that they are right. But there’s also a chance they’re not!

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BREAKING NEWS: INEC Declares Osun Governorship Election Inconclusive

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The Independent National Electoral Commission INEC has declared Osun State Governorship election inconclusive.


According to the Returning Officer, the number of canceled votes is higher than the margin between the two leading parties.

The Returning Officer has said there will be need for second ballot to decide winner for the election.

PDP candidate, Senator Ademola Adeleke scored 254,698 votes while his APC counterpart, Gboyega Oyetola  scored 254,345 votes making the marging between them amount to 353.

The margin was, however, less than the 3,498 votes that were cancelled during the poll.

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Breaking! Ras Kimono’s Wife, Efe Is Dead

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Reggar legend Raskimono’s wife, Efe Okedi is dead, 3 months after her husband passed away.


Three months after the death of reggae veteran, Ras Kimono, his wife, Efemena Okedi, has passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018.

According to reports, Okedi, died in the early hours of today at her Magodo Isheri home in Lagos. The cause of her death is still unknown.

Confirming the death of Efe to Pulse Nigeria, the Project Manager of Premiere Music, Michael Odiong, said the sad incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday, September 23.

Yes, Efe Kimono is dead. She was confirmed dead today, early this morning. I can’t give out any other detail aside this for now.” Odiong told Pulse.

Reggae icon, Ras Kimono was reported dead on the 10th of June.

Kimono before his death celebrated his 60th birthday with friends and family and was supposed to travel to the United States before his demise.

 

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Lady Found Dead Inside Redeem Church In Kaduna (See Graphic Photos)

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A Nigerian lady was found dead inside Redeem Church in Kaduna.

It is unclear what led to her death as at the time of filing this report.


Her friend who shared the story wrote:-

‘What a wicked world, only God knows what happen, her body was found inside redeem church opposite Makarfi quarters sabo, please any identifier?’

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Looks like she was Caged & Murdered.

May her soul RIP 😢😢

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