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Nigerians still trust us, we will win 2023 elections convincingly -APC
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Nigerians still trust us, we will win 2023 elections convincingly -APC

Nigeria's ruling party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) says the party will win the forthcoming Anambra governorship election and the 2023 presidential polls “convincingly”. Speaking on Thursday, October 21 at the inauguration of the state congress appeal committee in Abuja, John Akpanudoedehe, national secretary of the APC caretaker committee, said all members of the APC should see disagreements “within the party as family disputes and should not seek to destroy the platform which helped them in times past” “With the huge membership strength we have recorded during the last registration and revalidation exercise, there is no doubt that Nigerians still trust us and that we will win all the upcoming elections convincingly, starting from the governorship elections in Anambra, to ...
Kwara PDP ward congress records high turnout
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Kwara PDP ward congress records high turnout

The ward congress exercise of the Kwara State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, held on Saturday across the 193 wards of the state recorded a high turnout of party members. The exercise, which was conducted on consensus arrangement, was also peaceful across the 193 electoral wards in the state. Executives of the party at the ward level were elected during the exercise, DAILY POST reports. Speaking with DAILY POST on phone, the state chairman of the party, Engr. Kola Shittu, described the exercise as peaceful and heartwarming. He said disagreements were resolved before the exercise, hence the rancour free and resounding success recorded throughout the state. Engr. Shittu, said all issues that could mar the success and peaceful conduct of the ward congresses exercise, were resolv...
Afghan minister becomes bicycle courier in Germany after moving there for a better life
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Afghan minister becomes bicycle courier in Germany after moving there for a better life

A former communications minister in the Afghan government is now a delivery man in the eastern city of Leipzig after moving to Germany for a better life. Sayed Sadaat moved to Germany last December in the hope of a better future. He said some people back home in Afghanistan criticised him for taking such a job after having served in the government for two years, leaving office in 2018, Reuters reports. But the 49-year-old British-Afghan dual citizen said: "I have nothing to feel guilty about." He had quit the Afghan government because of disagreements with members of the president’s circle, he said according to Reuters. "I hope other politicians also follow the same path, working with the public rather than just hiding," he added. Though Sadaat was mocked for leaving to...
Update: R.Kelly’s Lead Lawyers Request to be Taken off Case Ahead of federal trial
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Update: R.Kelly’s Lead Lawyers Request to be Taken off Case Ahead of federal trial

Two lead attorneys who have been working with R. Kelly have requested to withdraw from the case ahead of the embattled singer’s upcoming federal sex trafficking case in Brooklyn The attorneys, Steven Greenberg and Michael Leonard filed documents to withdraw, which have yet to be approved, on Monday. “Our reasons for withdrawal are significant and it is impossible, in our belief, for us to be able to continue to properly represent Mr. Kelly under the current circumstances,” Greenberg wrote to U.S. District Judge Ann Donnelly. The two Chicago-based attorneys also said that they “are willing to (serve) as effective stand-by counsel” if it’s deemed necessary by the court. The request comes amid reports Greenberg and Leonard are having disagreements with the other attorneys that ar...
Nagelsmann Agrees to Become new Bayern Munich Manager, Leipzig Demands €25m
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Nagelsmann Agrees to Become new Bayern Munich Manager, Leipzig Demands €25m

  Julian Nagelsmann has reached an agreement with Bayern Munich, but RB Leipzig is demanding a world-record fee for their manager, according to Sky in Germany. Bayern made contact with their rivals on Sunday and agreed on terms with the 33-year-old. The clubs must now agree to a fee, with Leipzig demanding €25m. Nagelsmann had been linked with Tottenham Hotspur, but his preference has always been to remain in the Bundesliga. Widely regarded as one of the best young coaches in the world, he led Leipzig to last season’s Champions League semi-finals. The club is on course to finish second behind Bayern in the league this campaign. Nagelsmann will replace Hansi Flick, who asked Bayern to terminate his contract at the end of the season, after several disagreements wit...
‘It’s time to end America’s longest war’ – Biden announces troops will leave Afghanistan 20 years after World Trade Center bombing
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‘It’s time to end America’s longest war’ – Biden announces troops will leave Afghanistan 20 years after World Trade Center bombing

US President, Joe Biden on Wednesday  April14, formally announced his decision to withdraw American troops from Afghanistan before September 11, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon that led the US into the country to wage its longest war. Biden delivered the historic statement from precisely the same spot in the White House Treaty Room that President George W. Bush announced the start of the war on October 7, 2001. Biden said after the statement he'll visit the section of Arlington National Cemetery where many of America's war dead from Afghanistan are buried. He also added that American diplomatic and humanitarian efforts will continue in Afghanistan while the US would support peace efforts between the Afghan government and...
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Son of Uganda Counterintelligence Chief Sentenced to 32 Years in Prison for the Brutal Murder of his 22-year-old Girlfriend

Brian Bagyenda, the son a retired military officer Colonel Frank Kaka Bagyenda has been sentenced to 32 years in jail for the murder of his girlfriend, Enid Twijukye after he saw text messages she exchanged with another man. Colonel Bagyenda, is a retired military officer in the Uganda People's Defence Forces and current Director General of the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) Uganda government's counter intelligence agency responsible for providing national security intelligence to Uganda's policy makers. Bagyenda, a pharmacist was on Monday, February 17, 2020, convicted of murder by Justice Moses Kazibwe of the High Court in Kampala alongside his accomplices Innocent Bainomugisha, a-24-year-old cleaner and Vincent Rwahwire, a 28-year-old casual worker. Enid Twijukye,...
Lady Kills Her Step-Grandson To Punish Her Step-Daughter
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Lady Kills Her Step-Grandson To Punish Her Step-Daughter

One Grace Jacob Maisamari has been arrested for killing her 4-year-old step-grandson, Rise Micah, in Nasarawa state. According to SunNews, on June 27, 2019, the suspect tied Micah up and threw him into a well, over the hatred she has for her stepdaughter, Miracle Micah, who is Ritse’s mother. Grace got married to Miracle’s dad, Kapechi Micah, in 2004 after the death of her mother. However, ever since the marriage was contracted, Grace and Miracle have always had disagreements. “I decided to kill the innocent boy due to the attitude of his mother. I don’t know what came over me but the mother of this boy is the major problem in my marriage. . She has stolen my joy since I got married to her father, it has been from one problem to another,” she lamented after her arrest....
Stop whatever plans you have against Wike’s victory, PDP warns APC
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Stop whatever plans you have against Wike’s victory, PDP warns APC

The party also stated that, it was obvious that its gubernatorial candidate, Gov Nyesome Wike would win the election and cautioned APC to swipe-off anything that would bring confusion during collation. In its statement tagged, PDP Uncovers Plots By APC To Scuttle Collation of Rivers Guber Result,published via facebook, by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the party said it has uncovered plots by APC to cause confusion in Rivers state and scuttle the scheduled collation of the remaining results of the March 9 governorship election in the state. He equally stated that APC had planned to orchestrate violent disagreements and crisis at the stakeholders meeting scheduled by INEC ahead of the collation billed for April 2-5, 2019, so as to scuttle the exercise and stall t...
Gov Obaseki Throws Full Weight Behind NAFEST 2019
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Gov Obaseki Throws Full Weight Behind NAFEST 2019

Preparatory to the 2019 National Festival of Arts and Culture(NAFEST) slated for Benin, the Edo State capital, Governor Godwin Obaseki, has assured of his full commitment and support towards a successful hosting. The Governor gave the assurance during a World Press Conference organised at the instance of the National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) to flag off publicity campaign for the 2019 edition of NAFEST expected to hold in the state. Speaking at the briefing, the Governor who was represented by the Honourable Commissioner for Arts, Culture, Tourism and Diaspora Affairs, Edo state, Hon. Osaze Osemwegie-Ero, noted that Edo State is prepared to take on the responsibility of hosting one of the best ever art and culture festival in the world. He stated also that culture...
Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez Ready to Bring Back Zidane
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Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez Ready to Bring Back Zidane

Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, wants to bring Zinedine Zidane back as manager, after one of the worst weeks in the club’s history, Marca reports. Santiago Solari is unlikely to remain in the job beyond the summer, after Real lost two Clasicos in four days and were dumped out of the Champions League by Ajax. Zidane guided Real to three successive Champions League titles but resigned last summer amid disagreements over transfer policy. However, it is understood that the Frenchman has maintained a good relationship with Perez and the Madrid hierarchy. Zidane still lives in Madrid and would be open to return in the summer. Former Real president, Ramon Calderon, has even claimed that Zidane has turned down the chance of an immediate return to the club, b...
Acting CJN Swears in 250 Members of Elections Tribunal
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Acting CJN Swears in 250 Members of Elections Tribunal

The Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed, has just sworn in 250 members of the general election tribunals. At the swearing-in ceremony which took place in Abuja on Saturday, the acting CJN urged the members of the election tribunals to discharge their duties with integrity as well as the fear of God. Muhammad was sworn-in by President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday afternoon shortly after announcing the suspension of the substantive CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, who is facing charges of corruption before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. According to the president, the suspension was based on the request of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, pending the completion of Onnoghen’s trial. The election petition tribunals will be expected to handle disagreements that may ar...
Church Refutes Alleged Issuance of N118 Million Dud Cheques
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Church Refutes Alleged Issuance of N118 Million Dud Cheques

The World Evangelism Bible Church (WEBIC), has refuted allegations of issuance of dud cheques levelled against their General Overseer, Prophet Samson Ayorinde. The reaction came at the heels of recent publications in some national newspapers, alleging that the pastor could be arrested for issuing dud cheques to the tune of N118 million. Declaring the allegation as deceptive and misleading, the church said it does not represent the facts. This is following the dismissal of the fundamental human rights application filed by registered trustees of WEBIC, Prophet Samson Ayorinde and Rev Harold Chinonyerem by Justice Yetunde Adesanya of the Lagos High Court. In an interview with newsmen, the Resident Pastor of the Headquarters Church, Rev. Harold Chinonyerem said: “We want the world to k...
Ajimobi-led APC Reconciliation Committee Storms Kaduna Today
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Ajimobi-led APC Reconciliation Committee Storms Kaduna Today

The National Peace and Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the North West zone will today (Tuesday) be in Kaduna State. Making this revelation yesterday, its Chairman, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, said the disaffection among members of the party was not intractable. Ajimobi made the disclosure in a statement by his Special Adviser on Communication and Strategy, Mr. Bolaji Tunji. He appealed to the aggrieved party members in the zone to take advantage of the committee’s reconciliation meeting scheduled for today and tomorrow. Ajimobi promised that the committee was coming with an open mind and would be prepared to listen to the grievances of party members with a view to resolving them amicably. He said, “as in every human endeavour, ...

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