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Don’t allow extremists to take over the country – Sultan of Sokoto tells security agencies and political leaders
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Don’t allow extremists to take over the country – Sultan of Sokoto tells security agencies and political leaders

Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has asked security agencies and political leaders not to allow extremists take over any section of the country. In his speech at the 2nd National Education Summit of the Nigerian Army holding in Sokoto, the monarch noted that those who practice the two major religion in the country, turn it upside down to suit them because they have not been properly guided on what should be the teachings. Abubakar said; “We should and we must not allow extremists to take over any section of the country and we must do so by challenging them educationally and security wise. "The monarch said the summit was coming at the right time because of so many challenges in the country." The Sultan of Sokoto also averred that part of the problem experien...
Norwich ‘keeper Barden diagnosed with testicular cancer
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Norwich ‘keeper Barden diagnosed with testicular cancer

Norwich City goalkeeper Dan Barden has been diagnosed with testicular cancer. The 20-year-old is on loan with Scottish Premiership side Livingston but he will now spend some time away from football. Norwich said: "After the initial diagnosis, Barden has since undergone follow up tests and will continue with a closely monitored treatment programme over the coming period." Barden said: "It has been a very difficult and challenging period, but the support of my family, friends and colleagues has helped get me through the last few weeks. "I can't thank the medical departments at both Norwich and Livingston enough, as well as everyone at the Royal Marsden Hospital. The 20-year old will take a break from football following the diagnosis "The speed at which everything has move...
Emir of Bungudu released after one month in captivity
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Emir of Bungudu released after one month in captivity

Emir of Bungudu in Zamfara State, Alhaji Hassan Attahiru has been released after spending one month in captivity. The Zamfara monarch was kidnapped on September 14, after bandits attacked his motorcade along Kaduna-Abuja Highway. A source told Daily Trust that he was released on Saturday evening in Kaduna state. Gazali Shehu Ahmad, Special Adviser to Governor Bello Matawalle on Strategy, also confirmed the release of the monarch. Ahmad wrote;  “On behalf of the family and Bungudu Emirate, we wish to thank everyone for the prayers and support during this trying time. “We appreciate all the efforts of Kaduna State Government throughout this challenging period. Our immense gratitude to the Zamfara State Government in playing a key role to see our father returned home safely.”...
Heaven won’t fall if another Northerner is elected President – Hakeem Baba-Ahmed
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Heaven won’t fall if another Northerner is elected President – Hakeem Baba-Ahmed

Spokesman of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has said heaven will not fall if another northerner is elected the next President of Nigeria, DailyTrust reported. He stated this while delivering a keynote address at the maiden Maitama Sule Leadership Lecture Series organised by the students wing of Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) at the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, at the weekend. According to Baba-Ahmed, northerners are not second-class citizens and will not accept to serve as a second fiddle in 2023, when the region has the population to go to clinch the first position. "The North is not for sale and northerners will surprise those waiting for them to queue up in 2023 and be given money in exchange for their votes.” he said. He said anyone who d...
Update: US court to hold pretrial conference in Prince Andrew sexual assault suit
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Update: US court to hold pretrial conference in Prince Andrew sexual assault suit

A US court will hold a pretrial conference on Monday in the civil suit filed by a woman who claims Prince Andrew sexually assaulted her. Lawyers for the alleged victim, Virginia Roberts Giuffre, say the documents were handed over to a Metropolitan police officer on duty at the main gates of Andrew’s home in Windsor Great Park on 27 August. But Blackfords, a law firm that claims to represent Andrew “in certain UK matters”, has questioned whether the papers were properly served and raised the possibility of challenging the court’s jurisdiction in the case, according to a 6 September letter referenced in court documents filed by Giuffre’s attorneys. “We reiterate that our client reserves all his rights, including to contest the jurisdiction of the US courts (including on the basi...
#BBNaija: Queen, Saga, Saskay, Liquorose, Jackie B, Whitemoney and Jaypaul up for eviction as Emmaniel wins Head of House challenge
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#BBNaija: Queen, Saga, Saskay, Liquorose, Jackie B, Whitemoney and Jaypaul up for eviction as Emmaniel wins Head of House challenge

Queen, Saga, Saskay, Liquorose, Jackie B, Whitemoney and Jaypaul are the housemates up for eviction this week. While Pere and Emmanuel were initially among those put up for possible eviction this week by other housemates, Emmanuel's emergence as the Head of House saved him from being up for eviction. Pere who came second in the Head of House challenge, got a veto power which he used in saving and replacing himself with Queen. After Pere's use of his veto power, Emmanuel chose Liquorose as the Deputy Head of House for the week.
Court sacks Mai Buni as APC acting National Chairman
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Court sacks Mai Buni as APC acting National Chairman

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has been sacked from his position as the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress. The court also sacked other members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Caretaker/ Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, CECPC. Delta State High Court sitting in Asaba, Wednesday, September 1, restrained the Governor and the others from parading themselves as Chairman and members of the APC CECPC until the determination of a substantive suit before the court. Justice Onome Marshal Umukoro, who presided over the matter, also stopped the Party’s scheduled LG Congress in Delta State slated for September 4, 2021. Olorogun Elvis Ayomanor, who is the APC Deputy Chairman in the state had led other officials of the party in the state to the Cou...
NANS asks FG to declare bandits as terrorists
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NANS asks FG to declare bandits as terrorists

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has asked the federal government to declare bandits who are kidnapping students in the northern part of the country, as terrorists. The student body which maintained that anyone with propensity to kidnap and kill the students in large number should be declared as terrosrsits to any nation, also called for increased security in schools. NANS also announced that it has resolved its factional crisis, which sprang up recently with the emergence of a splinter group, led by one Abdumajid Oyeniyi that was challenging the leadership of the national president, Sunday Asefon. Asefon who addressed journalists in Ado Ekiti, recalled meeting with prominent Islamic Cleric, Sheikh Ahmed Gumi over kidnap of school children in the Northern r...
Bail bond: Ndume begs court to Discharge him as Maina’s Surety
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Bail bond: Ndume begs court to Discharge him as Maina’s Surety

Ali Ndume, Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly on Monday July 19, asked to be discharged as a surety for former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina in his ongoing trial. Ndume in his application, said he could no longer stand as surety for Maina after he jumped bail and fled the country, amid his trial for N2bn money laundering charges brought against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission before a court. Maina was released on bail from the correctional service centre on July 27, 2020, nine months after he was arraigned. His release on bail was made possible following Ndume’s resolve to stand as his surety after the lawmaker used his Abuja property’s title documents worth ...
‘The Pandemic is nowhere near finished’ – WHO declares amid reports a ‘strong likelihood of more dangerous Covid variants emerging’
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‘The Pandemic is nowhere near finished’ – WHO declares amid reports a ‘strong likelihood of more dangerous Covid variants emerging’

The WHO has warned there is a 'strong likelihood' of dangerous Covid variants spreading around the world as they declared the pandemic is 'nowhere near finished. An emergency committee of the global health body said the mutant strains will make it even harder for the pandemic to come to an end. In a statement, the committee said: 'Despite national, regional, and global efforts, the pandemic is nowhere near finished. 'The pandemic continues to evolve with four variants of concern dominating global epidemiology. 'The Committee recognised the strong likelihood for the emergence and global spread of new and possibly more dangerous variants of concern that may be even more challenging to control.' Committee chairman Didier Houssin told reporters that 'recent trends are worryi...
I’m not afraid of expulsion – Marafa tells APC chairman
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I’m not afraid of expulsion – Marafa tells APC chairman

Former Senator representing Zamfara Central Senatorial District, Kabir Marafa, says he is not afraid to be expelled from the All Progresive Congress APC. Sen. Marafa stated this on Channels Television while responding to the statement issued by Zamfara State youth wing of the APC. DAILY POST reported that the youths accused Marafa of plans to destroy the party in the state through anti-party activities. This is coming following the statement made recently by the former Zamfara Senator challenging the legality of Mai Mala Buni to be APC chairman. Mr. Marafa said he could not be intimidated by anybody or whatsoever because he is only telling the truth. According to Mr Marafa, he knows who sent the youths, “I think my friend Mai Mala is afraid and jittery because I told him tha...
Euro 2020 format ‘unfair’, won’t be repeated – UEFA president, Ceferin
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Euro 2020 format ‘unfair’, won’t be repeated – UEFA president, Ceferin

  UEFA president, Aleksander Ceferin, has made it clear he would not support another pan-continental tournament like Euro 2020. Ceferin cited the big differences in the distances that teams and fans have had to travel. This year’s tournament has been held in 11 host cities in total. The idea was originally championed by Ceferin’s predecessor, Michel Platini. However, Ceferin feels he would no longer support a continent-wide tournament on the basis that it has been “too challenging” for players and supporters. “I would not support it anymore. In a way, it is not correct that some teams have to travel more than 10,000km while others have to only travel 1,000km. “It is not fair to fans, who had to be in Rome one day and in Baku over the next few days, which is a ...
“From street hawker to master’s degree holder” Actress Abiola Adebayo celebrates after her convocation ceremony
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“From street hawker to master’s degree holder” Actress Abiola Adebayo celebrates after her convocation ceremony

Actress Abiola Adebayo took a trip down memory lane after her convocation from Unilag. She revealed that she went from being a street hawker to a secondary school dropout before finally acquiring her university degrees. She added that combining schooling with her work as an actress was challenging but she has completed her master's degree and is now a "proud master's degree holder." "From Mushin to glory," she added. Read her full post below.
China’s president Xi Jinping warns Taiwan on independence, sends message to the US
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China’s president Xi Jinping warns Taiwan on independence, sends message to the US

Chinese President, Xi Jinping has warned Taiwan on it's independence move, warning other countries like the US to not interfere. On Thursday, July 1, Xi Jinping marked his Communist Party’s 100th anniversary from Tiananmen Square and struck a bellicose tone, reconfirming China’s ‘historic mission’ to control Taiwan . Xi said ; "No foreign forces will ever coerce and enslave us." "Whoever attempts to do that, will surely break their heads on the steel Great Wall built with the blood and flesh of 1.4 billion of Chinese people," he said. Xi did not mention any country by name, but the message was clearly intended for the U.S. Xi called China’s commitment to unify itself with Taiwan "unshakable" and said promised "resolute action to utterly defeat any attempt toward ‘Taiwan ...
Bath and Lightning to duel in Superleague Grand Final
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Bath and Lightning to duel in Superleague Grand Final

Team Bath Netball will face Loughborough Lightning in the 2021 Vitality Netball Superleague Grand Final on Sunday. Anna Stembridge's Bath side, who are going in search of their first title in eight years, overcame the defending champions Manchester Thunder 41-38 at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday afternoon. Lightning, who have never won the title, showed their firepower with an impressive 58-38 victory against Leeds Rhinos Netball. Bath and Lightning will duel for the crown on Sunday afternoon. The season-defining contest has a 5pm first centre pass and it will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event, Action and Mix. For the beaten finalists, third place remains on the line and they will take to court for a 3pm start. Both matches will also be streamed on the Sky Sports You...
Tuchel told to change decision over Chelsea transfer
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Tuchel told to change decision over Chelsea transfer

Former Liverpool captain, Graeme Souness, has urged Chelsea manager, Thomas Tuchel, to change his decision and keep Billy Gilmour at Stamford Bridge beyond this summer transfer window. Gilmour enjoyed a fabulous end to last season under Tuchel and delivered another remarkable display in Scotland’s goalless draw against England at Euro 2020 last Friday. The 20-year-old midfielder has made 22 first-team appearances for Chelsea, but he is now close to joining Norwich City on loan for the 2021/22 season in order to get regular playing time. But Souness believes Tuchel should keep Gilmour at the West London club in order to improve his development, adding that the youngster can challenge Jorginho for a place in Chelsea’s midfield. “I would personally keep him [Billy Gilmour] at ...
Donny Van de Beek takes final decision on leaving Man United, chooses next club
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Donny Van de Beek takes final decision on leaving Man United, chooses next club

Manchester United midfielder, Donny Van de Beek, has taken a final decision on leaving Old Trafford this summer. According to the Spanish outlet, Sport, the Netherlands international has expressed his desire to leave Man United with Barcelona his preferred destination of choice. Van de Beek joined Man United in a £35m deal last September but has endured a challenging first year in England. The 24-year-old started just four Premier League matches for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men and spent the majority of the 2020/21 season stuck on the substitutes bench. The former Ajax star is now looking to engineer a way out of the club and has offered himself to Barcelona. Barcelona are currently dealing with debts in excess of £862million, having been one of the clubs that have suffere...
Arteta: We must be critical of ourselves
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Arteta: We must be critical of ourselves

Mikel Arteta admitted he and his Arsenal players must be critical of themselves after they finished the season in eighth place and failed to qualify for Europe for the first time in 25 years. The Gunners appeared to be on track for Europa Conference League qualification after Nicolas Pepe's double helped them on their way to a 2-0 win over Brighton, but Tottenham pipped them to seventh spot with their late 4-2 win over Leicester "Disappointed because we are not in Europe," Arteta said in his post-match press conference. "We made progress last year in terms of points. Sixty-one points last year would have taken us to fifth but it shows the way the league is developing and the level we need to get to." He added: "It wasn't in our hands. We tried to do our best and won the las...
Vicious Buatsi Knocks Out Dos Santos
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Vicious Buatsi Knocks Out Dos Santos

Joshua Buatsi knocked out Daniel Dos Santos with a brilliant right hand in the fourth round of their fight in Manchester. The prodigious British talent won the battle of undefeated light-heavyweight contenders with a vicious overhand right which slumped his rival to the canvas. Buatsi had the feted veteran trainer Virgil Hunter in his corner for the first time and the resounding result puts him on a collision course with the division's best. The world titles are held by Artur Beterbiev (IBF and WBC), Dmitry Bivol (WBA) and Joe Smith Jr (WBO) and Buatsi's chances of challenging for the first time increased after his 14th career win, and his best knockout to date. Buatsi floored Dos Santos in the second round with a chopping right hand, sending him face-first to the canvas. ...
Transfer: Manchester United Shortlist Ndidi, two Others to Replace Pogba at Old Trafford
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Transfer: Manchester United Shortlist Ndidi, two Others to Replace Pogba at Old Trafford

  Manchester United has shortlisted Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi, and two other players to replace Paul Pogba at Old Trafford should the midfielder decide to leave the club this summer transfer window. Recall that Man United are prepared to sell Pogba at the end of the season if he fails to sign a new deal. However, according to Sunday Mirror, Man United have now lined up three replacements for the France international, which include Ndidi, West Ham’s Declan Rice and Atletico Madrid’s Saul Niguez. Pogba will enter the final year of his contract with Man United this summer, and an agreement between the two parties has not yet been reached. The 28-year-old publicly stated his desire to leave Man United nearly two years ago, but he failed to secure a move away from t...
Bandits Kill Three Abducted Students of Kaduna Varsity
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Bandits Kill Three Abducted Students of Kaduna Varsity

Three of the students kidnapped from Greenfield University in Kaduna State have been killed by their abductors. LIB reported that armed bandits broke into the private university located along the Kaduna-Abuka Highway in Chikun Local Government Area on Tuesday night, April 20, shooting sporadically before whisking unspecified number of students away. The abductors later contacted their parents to demand a collective ransom of N800 million. Read Here In a statement on Friday, April 22, Kaduna State Commissioner of Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan said the remains of the three students were found at Kwanar Bature village, a location close to the university. "In an act of mindless evil and sheer wickedness, the armed bandits who kidnapped students of Greenfield Un...
‘I’m Curious’ – Bayern Munich CEO, Rummenigge pays tribute to Marina Granovskaia
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‘I’m Curious’ – Bayern Munich CEO, Rummenigge pays tribute to Marina Granovskaia

  Bayern Munich CEO, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, has paid tribute to Chelsea Director, Marina Granovskaia, for the job she is doing at Stamford Bridge. Granovskaia is Chelsea owner, Roman Abramovich’s right-hand woman at the west London club. The 46-year-old has grown to become one of the most powerful leaders in world football. She has built a reputation for her smart dealings in transfer transactions. Speaking to the Athletic, Rummenigge said, “I am curious to see if there will be one club in Europe that can break even this season. “It will be challenging, even for us. We have lost €4m to €5m per game, you can work out what that means in total. “After more than 1 year without fans, the income loss has been much greater for the big clubs. Some of the smaller clubs...
Liverpool Football Club Confirms LeBron James has Joined its Ownership Group
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Liverpool Football Club Confirms LeBron James has Joined its Ownership Group

Liverpool owners, Fenway Sports Group have confirmed RedBird Capital Partners has invested into the club making Basketball star LeBron James become a part of the Premier League club's ownership group. FSG, which also owns MLB franchise Boston Red Sox, is now valued at at $7.35 billion (£5.32 billion) as part of the deal. The investment brought by RedBird is £543 billion ($749bn) – almost 10 per cent of FSG's value. “Over the years, Fenway Sports Group has been able to attract a dedicated group of executives and partnerships seeking to compete for titles in the most challenging and rewarding landscapes," read a statement from FSG Principal Owner John W. Henry, Chairman Tom Werner and President Mike Gordon. "Our strategic partnership with Gerry and the entire team at RedBird ...
Abuja Magistrate Orders Lawyer Handcuffed, Jailed For Challenging Him
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Abuja Magistrate Orders Lawyer Handcuffed, Jailed For Challenging Him

An Abuja Magistrate, Ibrahim Mohammed has ordered policemen at the court to arrest and handcuff a lawyer, Eburu Ekwe Barth, for challenging him on the summary of the case before the court. The Magistrate of Court 2, Wuse Zone 6, Abuja thereafter sentenced Ekwe to two months in prison for contempt in the face of the court. The lawyer was thereafter handcuffed and led out of the courtroom. A lawyer present during the dramatic court proceeding told BarristerNG that the lawyer’s crime was that he interjected when the magistrate was delivering a ruling on an application by the the opposing lawyer. The lawyer’s ground of interjection was that the magistrate was ascribing what he never said to him in his ruling. The lawyer further queried whether there was a conspiracy between the...
National Sports Festival: Obaseki, Dare, insist athletes in Edo must be vaccinated
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National Sports Festival: Obaseki, Dare, insist athletes in Edo must be vaccinated

The festival had suffered several setbacks from March 2020 because of COVID-19 and is now scheduled to hold from April 2 to 14, 2021. Receiving the Sports Minister at the Government House, Benin City on Friday, Obaseki hailed the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to support the state in hosting the National Sports Festival. The governor also led the minister on a tour of facilities for the Sports Festival, adding that “It is clear that the facilities at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium are world-class.” According to Obaseki the state is ready to host the sports tournament, the postponement is very challenging for the state following the preparation and resources committed to hosting the games. “Hosting the games is the right thing to do despite the challenges from CO...
Wan-Bissaka Names Toughest Player he ever Faced
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Wan-Bissaka Names Toughest Player he ever Faced

Manchester United fullback, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, has named Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar as his toughest opponent. According to the 23-year-old, facing Neymar can be “quite challenging”. Since securing a £50 million move to Old Trafford in the summer of 2019, Wan-Bissaka has lined up against some of the finest talents in English and European football. But when asked by United’s official website to pick out his most testing opponent, Wan-Bissaka said: “I’d say Neymar. “That was a player that was quite challenging, but I was always up for it, and I enjoyed it, the experience, to be playing against him. That meant a lot.” United was paired with PSG in the group stages of the 2020/2021 Champions League.
Sex-For-Marks: OAU Lecturer Richard Akindele Loses Appeal Challenging Conviction
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Sex-For-Marks: OAU Lecturer Richard Akindele Loses Appeal Challenging Conviction

A Court of Appeal sitting in Akure, Ondo State, on Friday, dismissed the appeal of Richard Akindele, the lecturer sacked by Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, for demanding sex from his student, Monica Osagie. Mr Akindele approached the appeal court to challenge his trial and conviction at the Federal High Court in Osogbo, Osun State, following a matter filed by the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC). PREMIUM TIMES in 2018 reported how the professor was caught on tape demanding sex to upgrade the marks of Ms Osagie, a Masters student at OAU. The leaked tape generated furore which led to his dismissal from the citadel of learning after an investigative panel set up by the institution found him guilty of misconduct. He was later arrai...
Klopp Gives Reasons for Liverpool’s 16 Points Behind Man City, Surrenders Title Chase
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Klopp Gives Reasons for Liverpool’s 16 Points Behind Man City, Surrenders Title Chase

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said that if not for injuries his team would have been challenging for the Premier League title with Manchester City by now. The German suggested that the 2021 is not a “normal season” with his several key players injured for significant stretches. Liverpool have defence trio of Virgil van Dijk, Joe Gomez and Joel Matip all likely to miss the rest of the season. The Reds, who claimed the Premier League title last season after 30 years, are currently in sixth place, 16 points behind City. “It was never the case where we thought how can we overtake City. Or how can we become the finest team in English football again, whatever that means,” Klopp said. “We just wanted to be the best version of ourselves. We have that chance again. If that i...
EPL: We Don’t Want Second Position – Solskjaer
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EPL: We Don’t Want Second Position – Solskjaer

  Manchester United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has said they will not settle for second in the Premier League title race. The Red Devils have only taken 10 points from their last seven league games. On Sunday, they fell further away, following a 1-1 draw at West Brom. Despite returning to second place on goal difference, they have ultimately slipped further behind local rivals Manchester City. Pep Guardiola’s side are now seven points ahead at the top of the table and have a game in hand, but Solskjaer insists Man Utd will not be letting them get away too easily. He said: “No one will give it away this early. This season is so unpredictable, life is so unpredictable, anything can happen and of course we’re not going to settle for second. “It’s a compliment to...
‘Jose is right’ – Chelsea boss Tuchel responds to Mourinho jibes
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‘Jose is right’ – Chelsea boss Tuchel responds to Mourinho jibes

The Blues boss has explained what he expects from his team ahead of a London derby on Thursday night Thomas Tuchel has responded to Jose Mourinho's comments that the PSG job “cannot compare” with one in the Premier League ahead of Chelsea's trip to Tottenham on Thursday night. Mourinho appeared to play into the perception that coaching in the Premier League will be more challenging than in France with recent comments directed at the new Chelsea boss. As he takes charge of his first London derby, Tuchel will also face Mourinho for the first time as a manager and he responded to the remarks made by his opposite number.
EndSARS: IGP Orders Investigations Into Suit Challenging Judicial Panels
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EndSARS: IGP Orders Investigations Into Suit Challenging Judicial Panels

'PRESS RELEASE ENDSARS: IGP ORDERS INVESTIGATIONS INTO ALLEGED SUIT TOUCHING ON STATES’ JUDICIAL PANEL OF INQUIRY · QUERIES FORCE LEGAL OFFICER The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, NPM, mni has directed immediate investigations into a suit purportedly challenging the legality of the States’ Judicial Panel of Inquiry, investigating allegations by citizens against officers of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The IGP, who gave the order on the heels of trending reports in the media, today 3rd December, 2020, expressed the disapproval of the Force Management Team on the matter and ordered investigations into the alleged role of the Force Legal Section including its Head. Meanwhile, the Force Legal Officer has been queried and may face further sanctions if...
COVID-19: FG suspends airline that flew Naira Marley to Abuja
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COVID-19: FG suspends airline that flew Naira Marley to Abuja

The Federal Government has suspended the airline, Executive Jet Services, for flying Naira Marley to Abuja for a concert This was disclosed by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, during a Presidential Task Force briefing in Abuja. According to the Minister, the aircraft was approved to convey an Appeal Court Judge, Justice Adefope Okogie, from Lagos to Abuja. He said, “The operation is a clear violation of our approval which we take very seriously. It seems this is becoming a norm. This is the second time. So, Executive Jet Services is hereby suspended indefinitely and they will face the law. “The captain will also be sanctioned for giving wrong information to the control tower. It seems also that people are not tired of trying our resolve and we are not tired of livi...
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Global Food Relief Program Provides Aid to Over 6,000 Pastors
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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Global Food Relief Program Provides Aid to Over 6,000 Pastors

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has continued to provide hope and relief to thousands of Christians from around the globe during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has united millions in prayers to fight the devastation of the coronavirus and provide relief to those in need. The coronavirus global health crisis has upended economies and threatened to tear the social fabric that binds our society. The pandemic has completely disrupted our way of life now and likely for the foreseeable future. But Pastor Chris Oyakhilome urges Christians not to despair their current situation, but to seek guidance and sustenance from our Lord and savior. Pastor Chris is the founder and lead pastor of Christ Embassy, also known as LoveWorld Inc., an evangelical megachurch with a st...
Sowore Appeals Bail Condition Which Restricts his Movement Only Around Abuja
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Sowore Appeals Bail Condition Which Restricts his Movement Only Around Abuja

#RevolutionNow convener, Omoyele Sowore has appealed the bail condition which restricts his movement only around Abuja. Recall that Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu had imposed a N100m bail bond on Sowore who was arrested on charges of treason, money laundering and insulting the president in 2019. She subsequently reduced Sowore’s bail from N100m to N50m, and further directed that he must produce sureties who reside in Abuja and must also have landed property worth the bail sum in Abuja. The activist was also directed to deposit his passport with the registry of the federal high court in Abuja, and also barred him from travelling outside Abuja pending the period of the trial. Sowore has now filed an appeal against the judgement of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja. Channels Television...
Eku Edewor Reveals Images of her Pregnancy for The first Time to Celebrate Mothers Day
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Eku Edewor Reveals Images of her Pregnancy for The first Time to Celebrate Mothers Day

Media personality, Eku Edewor has shared her pregnancy photos for the first time to celebrate Mothers Day. Eku welcomed her daughter over three years ago but said she chose to share her pregnancy photos. She wrote "a lot of you joke with me that I had a surrogate because I never revealed images of my pregnancy." She said the photos were taken when she was 9 months pregnant. She wrote: I never posted this image. A lot of you joke with me that I had a surrogate  because I never revealed images of my pregnancy. Well here’s me at 9 months October 2016. A week before I gave birth, I really enjoyed the journey of pregnancy; I was lucky because I know a lot of women can have drastic complications, but apart from the usual issues, through the various trimesters, like tiredness,...
Court of Appeal Reinstates Ifeanyi Ubah after Being Sacked as Senator
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Court of Appeal Reinstates Ifeanyi Ubah after Being Sacked as Senator

A Court of Appeal in Abuja has reinstated Ifeanyi Ubah as Senator representing Anambra South senatorial district after being sacked by a federal high court. The judgement was delivered after Senator Ifeanyi Ubah filed an appeal, challenging his sack from the National Assembly. A three-man panel of the court led by Justice Stephen Adah, was unanimous that the judgement delivered by Justice Bello Kawu was a nullity on grounds that the originating process was incompetent having not been signed by a lawyer as required; the judgment was given without jurisdiction. The panel which also held that Ifeanyi Ubah was denied fair hearing by the FCT High Court, stressed that the Court was without the requisite territorial jurisdiction to have entertained the case. A perpetual injunction re...
“If The Script Is Not Challenging, I Am Not Taking It”, Actress Nkechi Blessing
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“If The Script Is Not Challenging, I Am Not Taking It”, Actress Nkechi Blessing

The star actress, Nkechi Blessing took to her social platform, trying to talk about the movie set she is currently working in. She however talked how she cannot take any script that is not challenging. If the script is not challenging I am not taking it??♀️ Out here in the City of IPERU REMO filming ANTI CHRIST** produced by @sholaakintundelagata Directed by @damolaolatunji …Wait on it Fam(emoji)…I have never done this Type of character before (emoji) #unstoppable #ogoagbaye️ (emoji) #NLNT Yoruba actress, Nkechi Blessing Sunday, who has won many awards in the movie industry one of which is City People Movie Award for Most Promising Actress of the Year (Yoruba), and gotten a couple of nominations such as City People Movie Award for Best Supporting Actress of the Year (Yoruba 2...
How To Make Millions of Naira From Your Business In Less Than One Month – Ajibola Rilwan
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How To Make Millions of Naira From Your Business In Less Than One Month – Ajibola Rilwan

Making multiple millions of Naira monthly is not really about what you do, it's about how you do what you do. My name is Ajibola Rilwan, I am the CEO Intense Web Concepts https://iwc.com.ng an IT Company that build brands online, Founder Realone Business School https://realonebusinessschool.com where we teach skills that are applicable in today's business world. Our school has presence in 5 countries including Dubai, London, Ghana, South Africa, and Nigeria. I started my business in the year 2008 when attracting clients was not a problem because the competition wasn't much. Just a few service providers within my industry. But around 2015 everything changed, most of our advertising strategy stopped working and attracting new clients became challenging. During my early years in busi...
Supreme Court Upholds Tambuwal’s Election As Sokoto Governor
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Supreme Court Upholds Tambuwal’s Election As Sokoto Governor

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the appeal of the All Progressive Congress and its candidate, Ahmed Aliyu, challenging Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Sokoto State. The seven-member of the apex court , in a unanimous judgement on Monday, dismissed the appeal for lacking in merit. Justice Uwani Abba-aji read the judgement.
Actress Grace Ama Reveals One Thing She Hates About Nollywood
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Actress Grace Ama Reveals One Thing She Hates About Nollywood

Nollywood actress, Grace Ama hi, has spoken about her absence in the industry recently during a chat with Saturday Beats, as she noted that she came into the industry when social media had not gained grounds. Revealing what she hates about the industry, the actress said that Nollywood is full of envy. The actress, who has been in Nollywood for over two decades, but keeps a low profile on the popular photo-sharing app, Instagram, stated that sharing one’s problems on social media would either compound it or get one the attention one desire. Ama said, “Sometimes, social media could be helpful and at times, it should not be a go-to place to talk about one’s problems. There are times in one’s life that one has to deal with so many things.   “Many people are used to social medi...
Court refuses to grant Sowore’s application challenging his detention
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Court refuses to grant Sowore’s application challenging his detention

The Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to grant the motion filed by Omoyele Sowore challenging his detention for 45 days by the Department of State Security.   Justice Nkeonye Maya, who declined all applications by Counsel to Sowore, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, sent the case back to Justice Taiwo for further hearing. Falana, who had asked the court to set aside the ex parte order granted by Justice Taiwo, also applied for oral bail when Justice Maha rejected the earlier application.   Sowore who is presently in detention had, on August 9, approached the court, seeking an order to vacate the ex parte order that gave the DSS the legal backing to detain him for 45 days.   Justice Taiwo Taiwo had, in a ruling on August 8 in an ex parte application, ordered Sowore...
Court rules on APC’s decision to hold indirect primary ahead of Kogi State governorship election
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Court rules on APC’s decision to hold indirect primary ahead of Kogi State governorship election

A Federal High Court in Abuja has affirmed the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct indirect primary for the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi State.   Justice Taiwo Taiwo approved the party’s choice on Monday and dismissed two suits filed by some APC members in Kogi, challenging the party’s choice of mode of primary to be adopted for selecting a candidate for November 16 poll.   The first suit prayed the court to determine the true leaders of the party from the two sets of members of the party in the state, claiming entitlement to its leadership.   In the second suit, some party members challenged the decision of the APC’s National Working Committee (NWC) to adopt an indirect primary in choosing its candidate for the election....
Deputy Registrar of WAEC tells election tribunal that President Buhari obtained a Cambridge University certificate five credits
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Deputy Registrar of WAEC tells election tribunal that President Buhari obtained a Cambridge University certificate five credits

Deputy Registrar of West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in charge of School Registration, Henry Adewumi, on Wednesday, July 31st said that President Buhari, obtained a Cambridge University West African Examination certificate with five credits.   Adewumi made this known while testifying before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja.   Buhari on Tuesday opened his defence against the petition filed by the PDP and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.   The PDP and Abubakar alleged in their petition challenging the victory of Buhari’, that results were transmitted to a central server managed by INEC.   The two witnesses, Abba Kyari, two former secondary school mates testified to having obtained Cambridge University West Africa E...
Curvy Actress Destiny Etiko Showcases Her Natural Assets
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Curvy Actress Destiny Etiko Showcases Her Natural Assets

Destiny Etiko takes her picture uploads seriously as she never fails to make an impact when they land on Instagram. The actress based in the South-eastern part of Nigeria has bouncy hips and she never fails to flaunt them whenever she has the opportunity. The beautiful single lady is obsessed with body-hugging outfits which always increases her s*x appeal. Aside her colleague, Anita Joseph, she is one of the hottest females with humongous natural endowments. She is a very hardworking act who is always up to something new and challenging as seen on her social media accounts.
Okorocha’s Son-in-law, Nwosu Wins in court
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Okorocha’s Son-in-law, Nwosu Wins in court

The Appeal Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital, has struck out a suit challenging the emergence of the son-in-law to former Governor, Rochas Okorocha, Uche Nwosu as the authentic Imo State governorship candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in the 2019 general elections. In his ruling, the Presiding Judge, Justice R.C Agbo, said that the appeal was statute barred in line with the virtue of the 4th Alteration of the 1999 Constitution section 285(12). Leonard Okolienta, the plaintiff had appealed the judgment of the lower Court, which earlier ruled that Nwosu was the authentic governorship candidate.
South Africa to Appeal against Testosterone Ruling against Intersex athlete, Caster Semenya
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South Africa to Appeal against Testosterone Ruling against Intersex athlete, Caster Semenya

The South African government on Monday said it would lodge an appeal after Olympic champion and intersex athlete,Caster Semenya lost her case challenging new rules forcing female athletes to regulate their testosterone levels. "We'll file the appeal as soon as we possibly can," Vuyo Mhaga, spokesman for the South African sport and recreation ministry, told AFP.= Mhaga said the appeal, to be lodged at the Switzerland Federal Tribunal, would be based on complaints over the judges' past record on similar cases, lack of clarity over how the ruling could be implemented and how the evidence was handled. "It is not explained how the IAAF (the International Association of Athletics Federations) is going to administer those regulations," he said. "We feel that the scientific informa...
Cristiano Ronaldo Blows Hot Over Criticisms
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Cristiano Ronaldo Blows Hot Over Criticisms

Juventus superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, says he is “annoyed” that he is forced to prove that he is a good player every year, and wants critics to leave him alone. Ronaldo has long been regarded as one of the best players in this era, having won five Ballons d’Or and as many Champions League titles. After winning the Serie A title with Juve this season, the 34-year-old has now won league crowns in three different countries. Ronaldo is also challenging for the Italian division’s top scorer award, having scored 21 times in 29 appearances. But the attacker continues to receive criticisms in some circles, because of his ongoing rivalry with Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi. “I will not deny that sometimes it annoys me and it tires because it se...
Emir Sanusi Gets New Appointment
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Emir Sanusi Gets New Appointment

MTN Group has appointed Sanusi Lamido Sanusi, the Emir of Kano and former governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, as a non-Executive Director. In a statement released on Friday, the Johannesburg-based telecommunications company also announced the appointment of Mcebisi Jonas, South Africa’s former deputy finance minister, as chairman. Jonas will replace Phuthuma Nhleko, its present chairman, who is scheduled to step down in December. “In recent years MTN Group has experienced challenging regulatory environments and highly competitive trading conditions,” the company said. “The board is of the view that MTN Group has entered a more stable and settled phase, enabling it to now affect the evolution of the board.” The company has announc...
CCT Dismisses Onnoghen’s Motions for Jurisdiction and Impartiality
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CCT Dismisses Onnoghen’s Motions for Jurisdiction and Impartiality

The Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, Thursday dismissed the two motions of jurisdiction and impartiality pending determination for lack of merit. The motions are challenging the jurisdiction of the tribunal to handle the case of non-asset declaration and for the chairman of the tribunal, Danladi Umar to recuse himself from continuing to hear and preside over the case for purposes of bias. Danladi in his ruling said the grounds of the motion was essential because he was appointed by the Presidency and moreso, that the tribunal is directly under the presidency. It was argued that on this premise, he (Danladi) would not maintain impartiality, particularly as the Federal Republic of Nigeria stands as complainant against Justice Onnoghen. But Danladi, while dismissing ...

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