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You may wait 10 to 15 years before winning titles again – Redknapp tells Man United
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You may wait 10 to 15 years before winning titles again – Redknapp tells Man United

Manchester United has been told that it would take them 10 to 15 years to win titles. Former Premier League professional footballer, Jamie Redknapp made the prediction while wondering why Manchester United even hired Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in the first place. Solskjaer was shown the Old Trafford exit door on Sunday morning, barely 24 hours after the Red Devils were demolished by lowly rated Watford. The Red Devils are currently 12 points behind league leaders Chelsea with Michael Carrick now caretaker in charge. The last time Manchester United won the EPL title was under Sir Alex Ferguson in 2013 and since then, it has been either Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool winning silverware. Redknapp, a former Liverpool star, warned that the Old Trafford landlords could now hav...
Wilshere speaks on Arsenal finishing in top four after 4-0 loss to Liverpool
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Wilshere speaks on Arsenal finishing in top four after 4-0 loss to Liverpool

Former Arsenal midfielder, Jack Wilshere, has said he is confident that the club will finish in the Premier League top four, despite a 4-0 defeat at Anfield. The Gunners travelled to Anfield in the middle of a 10-game unbeaten run. But they were demolished by the Reds, with Sadio Mane, Diogo Jota, Mohamed Salah and Takumi Minamino all on the scoresheet. The result leaves Arsenal in fifth place, nine points behind league leaders Chelsea. When asked whether a top-four finish looks achievable, Wilshere said on Sky Sports: “Yeah, I think it does. “I think as well for all the Arsenal fans out there, me included if you’d have said after 12 games and 26 games left that we’re going to be fifth, especially after the start of the season, we’d have taken it. “We’ve got to take the...
Be patient with Ole, football is up and down – Watford’s Ranieri tells Man Utd
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Be patient with Ole, football is up and down – Watford’s Ranieri tells Man Utd

Watford boss, Claudio Ranieri has pleaded with Manchester United to be ‘calm’ and take time to consider Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s future. Ranieri made the plea after his Watford side demolished the Red Devils in a 4-1 score line at Vicarage Road on Saturday. Joshua King put Watford in front with a close-range finish on the half-hour mark to send the home crowd into ‘raptures.’ Sarr made it two for the Hornets’ on the stroke of half-time before Donny van de Beek came on and dragged the visitors back into the game in the 50th minute. However, the match was put out of the Red Devils’ reach when captain Harry Maguire was sent off for a second bookable offence with 20 minutes remaining. Then Joao Pedro and Emmanuel Dennis both netted in stoppage time to kill off the game. With ...
Kubwa market inferno: FCTA issues 24-hour ultimatum to illegal shop owners
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Kubwa market inferno: FCTA issues 24-hour ultimatum to illegal shop owners

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Monday in Abuja issued a 24-hour ultimatum to illegal traders at Kubwa village market to quit. The order followed the recent fire outbreak that claimed six lives. Acting Director Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) Kaka Ali issued the ultimatum and urged owners of illegal shops and those encroaching on the major corridors and undesignated places around the market to vacate the premises. Ali disclosed that the FCT Administration had concluded plans to begin massive demolition of illegal structures causing obstructions in the market and the area. The director explained that all structures that fell within the non-regulated areas for trading would be demolished by the FCT Department of Development Control. “We are h...
Brendan Rodgers ‘agrees’ to replace Solskjaer as Man Utd manager
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Brendan Rodgers ‘agrees’ to replace Solskjaer as Man Utd manager

Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers, has reached a verbal agreement to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as Manchester United’s manager, according to Caught Offside. Solskjaer’s position remains up in the air, especially after Saturday’s 2-0 defeat to Manchester City in the Premier League. In their last home game before then, the Red Devils were demolished 5-0 by Liverpool. It is now understood that United’s senior officials are ready to make a change and have spoken to Rodgers. Rodgers has verbally agreed to a deal, but there are still hurdles to overcome before a deal is completed. Although United want to hire Rodgers now, his preference is to wait until the end of the campaign. Discussions are said to be continuing to try and come to an agreement. A source close to...
Lagos State Govt reacts to viral video of pupils singing the National Anthem in flooded school assembly ground
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Lagos State Govt reacts to viral video of pupils singing the National Anthem in flooded school assembly ground

The Lagos State Government has reacted to a viral video of pupils singing the national anthem in their flooded school assembly ground. In a statement issued on Sunday, October 31, the Lagos State Ministry of Education said that the building had been demolished and is being built, adding that the video was taken months ago. "The school assembly viral on social media is a low cost private school in Makoko, Lagos State," the statement read. "The video was taken some months ago by a church that wanted to use the video to raise funds for the school. The building has been demolished and is being built. Lagos State authorities are sending officials there on Monday to ascertain level of progress. Thanks for your concerns" - HC Education
Contrary to a Coordinated propaganda, Borno government has demolished 11 mosques and four churches – MURIC claims
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Contrary to a Coordinated propaganda, Borno government has demolished 11 mosques and four churches – MURIC claims

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) has waded into a controversy that trailed the demolition of Ekklesiyar Yan’uwa Nigeria (EYN) church in Moduganari area of Maiduguri, Borno state, claiming that the Borno state government has demolished more mosques than churches. The group's director, Ishaq Akintola claimed that 11 mosuqes have been demolished in the state, while only 4 churches have been demolished so far. He also alleged that a coordinated propaganda is being carried out over the demolition even though it is in line with the government's decision dating back to 2010. The statement read; “Contrary to a coordinated propaganda over the demolition of an EYN church in Maiduguri, the Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) can authoritatively report that the Borno...
Operation Akpakwu arrests kidnappers in Cross River, demolishes houses and shrine
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Operation Akpakwu arrests kidnappers in Cross River, demolishes houses and shrine

The Cross River State Government Security Outfit "Operation Akpakwu" has arrested some kidnappers and demolished houses in Akpabuyo Akpabuyo local government area of the state and Satelite Town in Calabar The suspects arrested are identified as Etinyin Akamba Eyo, a.k.a 30:30, who is the Clan Head of Ikot Atambi in Akpabuyo, his son and wife. His two houses and shrine where kidnappers and militants were being fortified at Akpabuyo, were demolished by the security outfit during the arrest. According to Operation Akpakwu, the Chief confessed that his son was involved in high profile kidnapping in Akpabuyo. In a similar development, the security outfit also demolished a building in Plot 24c in Satelite Town, where a kidnapped victim was released a few months ago. The Op...
Super Eagles Rise Four Places in FIFA’s April ranking
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Super Eagles Rise Four Places in FIFA’s April ranking

Nigeria is now the 32nd best men’s football team in the world. This is according to the latest FIFA rankings published on Wednesday. The three-time African champions have climbed four places having garnered 1487 points. The Super Eagles are the third-best on the continent only behind Algeria and Morocco. This follows a month in which they beat Benin Republic 1-0 and demolished Lesotho 3-0 in their final 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Despite dropping two places, Senegal is ranked first in Africa and 22nd in the world with 1542 points. Tunisia’s Carthage Eagles remained 26th globally and second in Africa after accruing 1512 points. Guinea Bissau is the biggest mover in April – moving a massive eleven places to the 108th position in the world.
Demolished Works Layout Property Was Erected Under Electricity Line – ECTDA
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Demolished Works Layout Property Was Erected Under Electricity Line – ECTDA

The Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority, ECTDA, on Monday, justified the development control activities it carried out at Works Layout, GRA, within the State capital. A resident of the State, Mr. Anthony Njoku had in a trending video accused the agency of pulling down his 15-year-old property without any justifiable reason. Njoku had claimed that he is only a victim of a vendetta and that he presented fence permits, certificate of occupancy, title documents and building plan approvals to the chairman of the agency, but it fell on deaf ears. But addressing journalists in his office on Monday, Chairman of the ECTDA, Mr. Joseph Onoh said the demolished structures had no approval, adding that they were also erected on power transmission line and waterway. He said wherea...
Governor Bala Mohammed Punished Abuja Residents for Trespassing but Defends open Grazing — Falana
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Governor Bala Mohammed Punished Abuja Residents for Trespassing but Defends open Grazing — Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) has faulted Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed's stance on grazing by Fulani herdsmen in the Southern part of the country. In a statement made available to journalists on Saturday February 20, Falana insinuated that it was hypocritical for Bala Mohammed who demolished people’s houses because they encroached on government land as Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, to say that herdsmen have a right to stray into people’s land and reside in forest reserves without government permission. The lawyer who also wondered why the Governor who defended herdsmen carrying AK-47 rifles could go on to demolish a house storing such guns, averred that Section 43 of the constitution allows freedom of movement but does not give anyone the freedom...
Lagos State Government Demolishes Unapproved Building at Ilupeju
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Lagos State Government Demolishes Unapproved Building at Ilupeju

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has demolished an unapproved building at Ilupeju area of the state. Speaking during the demolition of a building at Olutunda Street, off Ade Akinsanya Street Ilupeju, Lagos on Monday February 15, the General Manager of the Agency, Arc. Gbolahan Owodunni Oki, said the building in question was identified by a team of LASBCA monitoring officers in August 2020 and all efforts by the Agency to prevail on the recalcitrant owner to follow due process and best practices, in consonance with the directive of the Agency, proved abortive. "The illegal structure which has no building approval was built on a drainage channel, wall fenced with no airspace. The building had previously been served all statutory enforcement notices in line with the ...
Lagos State Govt Demolish Some Properties in Banana Island for Flouting Building Laws 5
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Lagos State Govt Demolish Some Properties in Banana Island for Flouting Building Laws 5

The Lagos State Enforcement Team has demolished some structures in Banana Island in Lagos state over the non-compliance to the state building laws and regulations. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, who supervised the demolition, said the enforcement became necessary because the State Government felt there was a need to do something to halt the growing illegality. Salako said the State Government has noticed that many residents are building without due recourse to state agencies for approval. The five places visited by the Lagos State Enforcement Team led by Salako had earlier been served stop-work notice by the Lagos State Building Control Agency. Despite the stop-work notice, construction works were still ongoing in two while...
Sex Party House Demolition: El-Rufai’s Son’s House Should Also Be Demolished – Reno Omokri
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Sex Party House Demolition: El-Rufai’s Son’s House Should Also Be Demolished – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri has reacted to the recent demolition of a restaurant by the Kaduna state government over plans of some Nigerians to hold a sex party in it. The state police command last week arrested the organizers of the sex party while the state government demolished the building housing the restaurant. Reno while reacting to the demolition, said the state government ought to also demolish the home of the son of the state governor. He wrote: "If sex parties should lead to demolishing, then Nasir @nelrufai’s son’s house should be the first to be demolished. We all saw when the young man threatened to gang rape an Igbo man’s mother, and even worse, to pass her around to his friends. That is even worse than a sex party. That is a rape party. Hypocrisy! Demolishing the alleged ‘sex p...
795 Houses To Be Demolished For Lagos Fourth Mainland Bridge
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795 Houses To Be Demolished For Lagos Fourth Mainland Bridge

The Federal and Lagos State governments have said 795 houses might be demolished to pave the way for the construction of the proposed 37-kilometre Fourth Mainland Bridge. The two authorities said a lot of efforts had been made to reduce the number of affected structures from about 9,000 to less than 800. This was even as the state government assured that owners of the affected property would be adequately compensated, despite the prevailing economy circumstances. It said all stakeholders would be satisfactorily considered in the execution of the project. Speaking at the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment Stakeholders’ scoping workshop with the Federal Ministry of Environment in Lagos, Environment Minister Mamoud Abubakar said there should be sincere commitment on th...
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Why We Demolished 150 Shanties, Kiosks In Agege – Lagos Taskforce

In it’s bid to enforce the Lagos State Environmental Law and Lagos State Traffic Reform Law of 2018, Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) has demolished over 150 illegal shanties, kiosks and shop extension within Agege and it’s environ. The exercise was specifically carried out Wednesday, around Community Central Mosque popularly called (Masalashi Alhaja). Speaking about the exercise, the Chairman of the Agency, CSP Olayinka Egbeyemi, said the Mosque had been sealed for over four months, due to the attack on officials of the Lagos State COVID-19 Taskforce by some worshippers while enforcing the lockdown directives by the State and Federal Government. He said the demolition exercise became imperative following the degradation of the env...
FG Summons Ghanaian Envoy over Demolition of Embassy Quarters
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FG Summons Ghanaian Envoy over Demolition of Embassy Quarters

The Nigerian Government has summoned the Charge d’ Affaires of the High Commission of Ghana to Nigeria, Iva Denoo. Denoo was summoned by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, over the demolition of the staff quarters of the Nigerian High Commission in Ghana last Friday, June 19. A businessman demolished the building, claiming the structure was built on his land. Onyeama in a tweet posted on his verified Twitter handle, said during the meeting, he demanded an urgent explanation of the incident and reinforcement of security around Nigeria’s diplomatic premises and staff in Ghana. ''Summoned the Chargè d' Affaires of the High Commission of #Ghana to Nigeria, Ms Iva Denoo to demand urgent explanation on the recent attacks on a residential building in our diplomatic prem...
Rivers state government Converts Site of Demolished Hotel to Primary School
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Rivers state government Converts Site of Demolished Hotel to Primary School

The Rivers state government on Wednesday May 13, announced the conversion of the demolished hotel site to a primary school following the alleged death of one of the members of the state's Taskforce on COVID-19 who were allegedly attacked by hoodlums at the facility. Recall Governor Nyesom Wike ordered the demolition of  Prodest Hotel in Port Harcourt last weekend, on grounds of members of the state Taskforce on COVID-19 being attacked while enforcing the lockdown order he imposed in the state. Though the name of the late member of the task force was not revealed in the statement released by the state's Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, it was however gathered that the Rivers state governor has  approved the conversion of the demolished hotel site t...
Owner Of Demolished Prudent Hotel In Rivers State, Promise Gogorodari Speaks
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Owner Of Demolished Prudent Hotel In Rivers State, Promise Gogorodari Speaks

The owner of Prudent Hotel demolished by the Rivers State Government, Promise Gogorodari, has denied violating any law to warrant the demolition of his structure. Gogorodari told our correspondent in a telephone interview that he built the hotel to take people off the streets. He said the state government should have carried out proper investigation before demolishing his hotel. He explained that apart from employment to other persons, the hotel, he had been able to help his family and other relatives. The Lagos-based hotelier said that the demolition of two hotels would be a setback to the state in terms of investment, adding that the development was not good for investors in the state. “I am based in Lagos, but I am not in a right frame of mind to speak now. There is nob...
Milan and Inter unveil two new concepts for €1bn San Siro redesign
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Milan and Inter unveil two new concepts for €1bn San Siro redesign

The historic stadium is to be mostly demolished, though a part is incorporated into both of the designs presented on Thursday AC Milan and Inter have presented their plans for the new San Siro stadium. Two designs, by Populous and Manica/Sportium, were put forward, both retaining a part of the current stadium within a retail and sports district. A statement said the project would represent more than €1 billion (£900k/$1.1bn) of private investment and generate “thousands of new jobs” in Milan.
Three Suspected Kidnappers Arrested in Cross River State
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Three Suspected Kidnappers Arrested in Cross River State

Three suspected kidnappers have been arrested by operatives of the Anti-Cultism and Kidnapping Squad of the Cross River State Police Command. The suspects who were paraded before newsmen on Friday March 6, were arrested around 4:30am in a building at Etagbor in the state capital with illegal fire arms following a rape complaint the police received. A kidnap victim identified as Grace Adams was also rescued by the police. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Nkeruwem Akpan said; “The victim was kidnapped last night, March 5, in Calabar metropolis. We never knew she was kidnapped. We only got information that the said building is used by kidnappers. “When we struck, we found out that a lady has been kidnapped and kept in their custody and we immediately rescued her. “I...
El-Rufai Revokes Abacha Property’s C-of-O Over Debt
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El-Rufai Revokes Abacha Property’s C-of-O Over Debt

Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has revoked the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of the comatose Durbar Hotel believed to be owned by late Head of State General Sani Abacha, on claims of owing ground rent for 19 years. The Kaduna State Governor disclosed this in a letter dated December 31, 2019 and addressed to Alhaji Mohammed Abacha, months after the hotel which has been in a dilapidated state was demolished by his administration. Though the ownership of the hotel had been in contention between the Federal Government and the Abacha family since 2001, a Kaduna-based high court had issued an injunction which restrained the governor and other agencies of the state government from demolishing and taking over the hotel. The revocation letter which was jointly signed on Ja...
Edo State Government Demolishes Kabaka’s Multi-million Naira Hotel
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Edo State Government Demolishes Kabaka’s Multi-million Naira Hotel

The Edo State Government has demolished T. Latifa Hotel owned by Mr. Tony Adun also known as Kabaka, for violating building laws as the structure sits across a road in the Ugbor-Amagba axis of Oredo Local Government Area of the state. The hotel building was reduced to rubbles on Wednesday afternoon, after an injunction secured by Mr. Adun against the exercise was vacated by the state government. The government penciled the structure for demolition, as it was illegal, without an approved building plan for a hotel and sitting across a road. The deed of transfer being paraded by Mr. Adun is also not registered with the state government, according to court papers filed by Solicitor General of Edo State, Oluwole Iyamu SAN. Bulldozers and caterpillars were mobilized to the site f...
Man recounts the hurtful words his dad said to his mother after he built his house and how his mother reacted when the tables turned
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Man recounts the hurtful words his dad said to his mother after he built his house and how his mother reacted when the tables turned

A Twitter user has recounted what his father said to his mother when they moved into the new house his father built. Reacting to a tweet discussing how words can hurt, @OlaminiyiB wrote: "The day we moved to our house at ayobo in 2005, my dad told my mum to look at the whole house, how big it was, then he told her that her #5 wasn't spent on the building of the house. Mum cried and went to buy a broom and waste bin so she can atleast say she owns something." He added: "This is a woman that is from a well to do home, she had a good job at eko hotel before he came along, she had to quit her job after he insisted on it because of the kids, and you felt it was okay to say that to her? Anyway, fast forward to 2009, fashola demolished the house. "The plot twist is where we stay right ...
Bukola Saraki’s Sister Reacts to Demolition of Saraki’s  Family Property
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Bukola Saraki’s Sister Reacts to Demolition of Saraki’s Family Property

At dawn today, Kwara state government demolished Senator Bukola Saraki family propert, “Ile Arugbo,” his sister Bukola Saraka has now reacted to it. The AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq-led Kwara government today demolished Bukola Saraki’s family property “Ile Arugbo” (old people’s home) built on land which ownership was recently revoked by the state. The Kwara state government has earlier stated that it will build a secretariat on the site after it recovered it. According to report, there were about 50 policemen on stand-by during the demolition process. In her reaction, Gbemisola Saraki, through her Special Assistant, Titilope Anifowoshe, issued a statement whicj read in part: “so many things have happened this year,in fact right up to the very dying hours of the year,but we wil...
Ikosi Ketu Fruit Market Demolished By Lagos State Government
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Ikosi Ketu Fruit Market Demolished By Lagos State Government

The popular Ikosi-Ketu Fruit Market in Ketu area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria was on Friday demolished to pave way for a modern market in the area. The Ikosi-Isheri Local Council Development Area, LCDA, has awarded the reconstruction of the dilapidated market to Total Value Integrated Service Limited, which is committing about N2.8 billion for reconstruction. Around 10.00am on Friday, two bulldozers, escorted by policemen, mostly from task force stormed the market to ensure that there was no resistance during the demolition. There was initial resistance from touts in the market who hauled bottles at the police. The police responded by shooting sporadically in the air to scare away the touts and also shot several canisters of teargas to disperse traders unwilling to leave the ma...
No Mosque Demolished In Rivers State – Fayemi
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No Mosque Demolished In Rivers State – Fayemi

The Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum and Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has said that there was no evidence that a building existed on a disputed land in Rainbow Town, Port Harcourt. Fayemi’s remark is coming on the heels of claims that a mosque built on the disputed land was demolished by the Rivers State Government. The Ekiti State governor during a joint assessment of the land with his counterpart from Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, on Sunday, said, “With what I have seen, I cannot see any evidence of any building that has been demolished here. From what I have seen here, I think it is a storm in a tea cup,” the NGF chairman added.
Wike lied…..he demolished my mosque – Asari-Dokubo (Video)
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Wike lied…..he demolished my mosque – Asari-Dokubo (Video)

Asari Dokubo, leader of the Niger Delta Peoples Salvation Force (NDPSF), has accused Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers, of lying about the demolition of a mosque in the state. Asari said he and his family worship at the mosque located at Trans-Amadi in Port Harcourt, and that the property was legally acquired. The governor had denied demolishing the mosque, saying there was no building on the site at the time of the clearance exercise. “It is most unfortunate that fickle minded persons will claim that a mosque was demolished at this place, when no mosque existed here. The story was concocted by mischief makers to score cheap points,” he said. But Asari said Wike is lying, and asked why he carried out a demolition exercise on the site if there was no mosque in the location. He...
Mbaye Diagne‘s hat-trick helps Senegal decimate Real Murcia in friendly
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Mbaye Diagne‘s hat-trick helps Senegal decimate Real Murcia in friendly

The 27-year-old’s treble helped the Terenga Lions to a comfortable victory over the Spanish-based club Senegal demolished Real Murcia 7-0 in a friendly game on Tuesday as part of their preparation for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. Galatasaray striker Mbaye Diagne grabbed a hat-trick in the game as Aliou Cisse’s men clinched an easy victory over the Spanish Segunda Division B side. Badou Ndiaye opened the scoring in the fifth minute of the encounter to ignite the surge of goals for the Terenga Lions.
Why Federal Government Demolished Caramelo Nightclub – Minister
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Why Federal Government Demolished Caramelo Nightclub – Minister

The reason why Federal Government demolished Caramelo Nightclub has been stated by the Minister of the FCT, Muhammad Musa Bello. Bello, who was speaking to State House correspondents in Abuja yesterday, said that Caramelo, a popular nightclub in Utako District of Abuja, was demolished in a renewed effort to ensure compliance with the city’s master plan. He further mentioned that the decision to pull down the structure was painful but necessary to restore the master plan, Daily Trust reports He said the government was not in place to destroy but that the violation of rules and regulations won’t be tolerated, adding that the business of running a city is a very serious one. The minister said the building was meant for a clinic but was converted to a nightclub. He said it was ne...
Super Falcons Demolish Niger Republic 15-0 (WAFU Cup)
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Super Falcons Demolish Niger Republic 15-0 (WAFU Cup)

The Nigeria Super Falcons have demolished the Niger Republic women’s football team 15-0 in an encounter at the ongoing West Africa Football Union (WAFU) Cup tournament in Ivory Coast. This is a new record for the national women’s football. The sub-regional women football tournament is ongoing in Abidjan with eight West African teams in attendance. The Super Falcons had thrashed Burkina Faso’s girls 5-1 at the Parc des Sports in Treichville on Thursday, but they were more ruthless on Saturday against the Nigeriens who are indeed the standout whipping team of Group B. In a report by premium Times, the goals feast for the Super Falcons started in the ninth minute, and two minutes later the nine-African champions had doubled their lead. Two more goals were added for the ...
Oyo State Gov. Rebuilds Ayefele’s Music House That Was Demolished In 2018
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Oyo State Gov. Rebuilds Ayefele’s Music House That Was Demolished In 2018

Ayefele expressed his appreciation  to the Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi for rebuilding the once-demolished ‘Music House’ allegedly valued at N800m. He took to his instagram handle @yinkaayefele to shared his appreciation message a card and the caption, “Thank you sir, we appreciate you”. The card read, “The management and staff of Yinka Ayefele Limited is using this medium to thank his Excellency, the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi for rebuilding the music house.”  Following Ayefele’s appreciation message, fans congratulated Ayefele on getting the house back but added that the demolition was gibberish  to begin with. @Funmionabam said, ‘The power of social media. Congrats @Yinkayefele but I would advice you to be careful.” @Lordsfavour commented, “Happy ...
Oyo State Government Finally Reconstructing Yinka Ayefele’s Music House
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Oyo State Government Finally Reconstructing Yinka Ayefele’s Music House

Oyo State Government has fulfilled its promise by reconstructing Yinka Ayefele’s Music House, Fresh FM, which was demolished on August 19, 2018. On Sunday, August 19 2018, the ancient city of Ibadan woke up to the depressing news that the Music House belonging to tungba musician, Yinka Ayefele was being demolished. Not only was this a big loss for the entertainment guru but it also meant residents of Ibadan and environs would lose the pleasure of enjoying the services of Fresh FM. The city was full of emotion; anger, sorrow and pity. Sympathizers thronged the site and tears flowed freely as they wondered what Yinka Ayefele had done to deserve such disaster. Bounce News rushed to the scene and confirmed a partial demolition of some conspicuous parts of the beautiful building a...
SERAP Gives Ajimobi 7-Day Ultimatum To Repair Ayefele’s Building
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SERAP Gives Ajimobi 7-Day Ultimatum To Repair Ayefele’s Building

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has issued a 7-day ultimatum to Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State to repair the demolished part of the Yinka Ayefeye’s N800 million music house or be ready or be ready to face legal action. SERAP also called on Ajimobi to immediately halt all further eviction and demolition of Fresh FM building and to show full respect for the safety and dignity of residents and owner of Fresh FM. “We also urge you to immediately begin repairs of the Fresh FM building and to adequately compensate the radio station and its owner and publicly guarantee non-repetition,” it said. The organization urged Ajimobi to “ensure full and effective respect for the rights to freedom of expression and media freedom in Oyo State. We request that...
‘Governor Ajimobi gave my wife $1,000 and assured her he won’t demolish my property’ – Yinka Ayefele
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‘Governor Ajimobi gave my wife $1,000 and assured her he won’t demolish my property’ – Yinka Ayefele

Yinka Ayefele, whose N800 million music house was demolished on Sunday by agents of the Oyo State government, has revealed that Governor Abiola Ajimobi gave his wife the sum of one thousand dollars ($1,000) and assured that he will not demolish the building.   Ayefele made the revelations while reading his press statement titled “Governor Ajimobi and the Sunday breakfast disaster”, at a press conference held at the demolished building on Monday evening.   He disclosed that his wife during a visit to the governor on Saturday was on her knees begging the governor for several hours not to demolish the building, adding that he was surprised that the building was demolished despite the Governor’s assurance to the wife.   The Juju musician, who wept as he narrate...
Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM To Be Demolished By Oyo State Government
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Yinka Ayefele’s Fresh FM To Be Demolished By Oyo State Government

Yinka Ayefele’s popular structure, The Music House, where Fresh FM 105.9, one of Ibadan’s most lovely radio stations is located, has been marked for demolition. The demolition notice pasted on the structure at Lagos Bye Pass, Challenge, Ibadan, on the orders of the Oyo State Government gave the owners of the building three days to vacate the building and remove the structure or risk it’s removal by the government. The deadline expires on Wednesday, 15th August. The development is coming at a time the station is extending it’s frontiers to Abeokuta, the capital of Ogun State. The radio station’s Director of Corporate Affairs and Promotions, David Ajiboye wrote on Facebook late on Tuesday that the demolition notice was issued because “(1) The staff canteen in the premises was no...
Patience Jonathan’s Property Demolished In Abuja
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Patience Jonathan’s Property Demolished In Abuja

A property allegedly belonging to the former first lady, Patience Jonathan, was on Tuesday demolished by the FCT Development Control Department. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the building, which is inside A. Aruera – Reachout Foundation/Women For Change and Development Initiative, is situated on Shehu Yar’Adua Way along Mabushi–Kado–Life Camp Expressway, Abuja. Emmanuel Anene, a lawyer with E.A. Ezugwu and Associates, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the issue of the building is still pending before the Federal High Courts in Lagos and Abuja. “Sometime before, people from Development Control came to the site, alleging that there was no approval for the building. “We met them at their office and showed them the approval, which they accepted. We thought that t...
Osamede Adun’s Complex In Benin Demolished By Authorities
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Osamede Adun’s Complex In Benin Demolished By Authorities

A very popular complex belonging to politician and business mogul, Chief Osamede Adun, popularly called Bob Izua, along Mission Road in Benin City has been demolished by the Edo state government on orders of governor Godwin Obaseki. While some have applauded the development and called on the government to extend it to all as no one should be spared, others allege that due notice was not served before the demolition, as they sense some form of victimization.
John Owan Enoh’s Hotel To Be Demolished As He Defects To APC
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John Owan Enoh’s Hotel To Be Demolished As He Defects To APC

A hotel belonging to Senator John Owan Enoh has been earmarked for destruction by the cross-river state government. This development is coming barely a week after Enoh, who represents Cross-river central senatorial district in the senate, announced his defection from the Peoples democratic party(PDP) to the All progressives congress(APC). The hotel, located at Asari Iso, Calabar has been in existence for over five years.Although the state government is yet to officially disclose why the hotel was marked for demolition, but unconfirmed reports indicate that the move might be related to Enoh's fall-out with the state governor, Ben Ayade which led to his defection to APC.
Olajumoke Orisaguna Helps Old Woman Whose Home Is About To Be Demolished
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Olajumoke Orisaguna Helps Old Woman Whose Home Is About To Be Demolished

Earlier this month, we brought you the emotional and heartbreaking video of an Old Woman, Emily Oyedele, whose tear jerking reaction to the demolition of her house, went viral. Former Bread Seller turn super star, Olajumoke Orisaguna have now reached out to her and sorted her out. Talking about the good act, Olajumoke said "My team found mama Emily Oyedele. @qtabyevents team embarked on a search today & eventually located her. She lives alone in a "face-me-I-face-you" and she has neighbors that assist her. They say she is 130yrs old, though she looks very old, we can not verify her age. Mama Emily has no living child but has a grandson called Benjamin Oyedele who she was referring to in the viral video. The residents of the area confirmed that they do not know exactly when the ...
Update On The Collapsed Building In Enugu
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Update On The Collapsed Building In Enugu

i don't know if this is the right section, concerning this thread about a building that collapsed in enugu here is the update as I was coming back from church today the building is being demolished. photo below
Lamidi Oyiekehi Opozuehi’s House Demolished In Kogi
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Lamidi Oyiekehi Opozuehi’s House Demolished In Kogi

In a bid to cleanse Kogi state of criminal elements and terrorists, the destruction of properties belonging to kidnappers has continued. Today, a hideout/den at Okehi, Ihima ward which belongs to a notorious kidnap gang leader Lamidi Oyiekehi Opozuehi -was demolished by a security crack team...
Popular Market In Jos “Chobe” Demolished By Unknown Personals
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Popular Market In Jos “Chobe” Demolished By Unknown Personals

Outrage in Jos as one of her popular markets, Chobe got demolished by some unknown individuals. JTownConnect Metro gathered that, the demolition took place during the hours of 8am on Saturday morning which happened to be sanitation day in the state. When the market men and women came out around 9am to to resume their daily business activities, only to find out that their shops has been demolished. An eye witness also told our correspondent that the individuals came with some fake Police officials with guns who stopped the security men from intervening till every demolition was completed. Investigations are still been carried to fish out the people behind this act.

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