Friday, December 3

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Burnley vs Tottenham game called off
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Burnley vs Tottenham game called off

Tottenham’s Hotspur Premier League clash against Burnley at Turf Moor has been called off after heavy snowfall in the north-west. The decision was taken to postpone the game after officials deemed it too dangerous due to the ‘adverse weather conditions’. Snow coated the Turf Moor pitch last night and today morning, despite the best efforts of the ground staff to make it playable. However, the pitch failed an inspection less than an hour before kick-off on Sunday. Meanwhile, Tottenham are in 7th position on the Premier League table with 19 points from 12 games. Burnley on the other hand, are in the 18th position with 9 points from the same number of games.
Trilogy fight: Deontay Wilder complains about Tyson Fury’s gloves
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Trilogy fight: Deontay Wilder complains about Tyson Fury’s gloves

American boxer, Deontay Wilder, has complained about the gloves that British fighter, Tyson Fury, will be using for their trilogy fight in Las Vegas on Saturday night. During the routine glove inspection on Friday with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) officials, Wilder’s team raised concerns over the horsehair that is used as padding inside Fury’s gloves, which are factory-made by Paffen Sport. Both Wilder and Fury have been given four pairs of the same gloves to choose from for the fight. However, one glove from each set was cut open by NSAC officials in order to prove that legitimate padding was being used. “We had a little situation with the gloves,” Wilder told 78SportsTV. “I already got word of some funny stuff going on in the back of the gloves. “When I g...
Abducted air vice marshal Sikiru Smith regains freedom after 5 days in captivity
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Abducted air vice marshal Sikiru Smith regains freedom after 5 days in captivity

Sikiru Smith, a retired air vice marshal, who was kidnapped in Lagos state, has regained freedom. He was abducted on Monday, September 27, in Ajah while carrying out inspection on a site, and whisked away in a waiting speedboat . On Saturday, October 2nd, it was revealed that he has been released. The Lagos state police PRO, CSP Adekunle Ajisebutu, confirmed he was released in the early hours of today but did not provide further details.
BBNaija: Nini and Cross hurl insults on each other over bathroom duties
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BBNaija: Nini and Cross hurl insults on each other over bathroom duties

BBNaija ''Shine Ya Eye'' housemates, Cross and Nini, engaged in a heated argument this morning September 15 over the best way to get the bathroom cleaned before and after inspection by the current Head Of House, Whitemoney. Both housemates were paired to clean the bathroom and while Cross wanted the bathroom to be cleaned after every housemate must have had their bath so it will remain sparkling clean when inspected by the HOH, Nini insisted on going the usual route of cleaning before the cleaners take their bath. She noted that she wasn’t going to risk bathing with cold water after everyone might have finished bathing. Cross had tried explaining to Whitemoney who tried to wade into it but Nini wouldn’t hear any of it insisting she will go through the usual route taken by past bath...
Baffled doctors find live ladybird in man’s intestines
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Baffled doctors find live ladybird in man’s intestines

Doctors were left baffled when they found a live ladybird moving about in a man's intestines. The 59-year-old man visited a hospital in the US for a colonoscopy in which a small camera is inserted in the rectum for a closer inspection of the bowels, reports IFL Science. The routine practice is carried out to check what's causing bowel symptoms such as bleeding from the bottom or constipation But what doctors found was a live ladybird in the man's body. The incredible find was included as a case study in the American Journal of Gastroenterology entitled "An Unusual Finding of a Ladybug on Screening Colonoscopy" by Francis E. Dailey. In the case report it reads: "A ladybug was found in the transverse colon during screening colonoscopy of a 59-year-old man with no comor...
17 Corps Members Hospitalised with Covid-19 Symptoms in Edo
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17 Corps Members Hospitalised with Covid-19 Symptoms in Edo

At least 17 Corps members deployed to Edo State for the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have been admitted to the hospital after they showed symptoms of COVID-19. They were admitted to Stella Obasanjo Hospital on Sapele Road, Benin, Edo State for treatment. Chief Medical Director (CMD) of Edo Government-owned hospital, Dr. Osagie Ebomwonyi, who spoke while in the company of Governor Godwin Obaseki during an inspection tour of the state’s infectious disease isolation centre at the hospital in Benin, stated that even though the cases were unvaccinated, they were undertaking studies and analysis to find out if there was Delta variant in the state. Edo Coordinator of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Personal Assistant, Mr. Ozeto Waheed, confirmed the 17 Corps members we...
I’ll repeat again that Mr. President is the one creating insecurity in this country – Gov Ortom
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I’ll repeat again that Mr. President is the one creating insecurity in this country – Gov Ortom

Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom, has restated his opinion that President Buhari is the one creating insecurity in the country. In a chat with journalists recently, Governor Ortom claimed that if the President decides to take a stand today, insecurity in the country will be a thing of the past. He also accused the advisers in the Presidency of causing Buhari the problems he is facing. In his words ''Right now, there is nothing in this country under this APC that we can say that they are getting it right. Is it security? How can Northern governors, Southern governors, National Economic Council, come out with a policy that will stop the killings that are going on in this country and the presidency will say that no, it will not accept that it must be open grazing? Where are yo...
Dead body of missing man found inside giant dinosaur statue
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Dead body of missing man found inside giant dinosaur statue

The dead body of a missing man was found trapped inside a giant dinosaur statue. Investigators believe the 39-year-old mistakenly dropped his phone in the statue then he became trapped when trying to retrieve it and died a slow death. However, there is no obvious indication as to how he originally entered the stegosaurus. His body was found when a disturbing odour from the papier-mâché figure in the Barcelona suburb of Santa Coloma de Gramenet was smelt by a father and son on Saturday, May 22. On closer inspection, the dad spotted the corpse through a crack in a rear leg of the statue, BBC News reports. He then called the police who said the man's family had reported him missing and no one else is understood to have been involved in his death. A spokesperson for l...
Bayelsa Government Bans Open Grazing, to Arrest and Prosecute Armed Herders
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Bayelsa Government Bans Open Grazing, to Arrest and Prosecute Armed Herders

Governor Duoye Diri has assented a bill prohibiting open grazing of livestock in Bayelsa state. The Livestock Breeding, Rearing and Marketing Regulation Law 2021 was signed into law on Wednesday March 10, at the Executive Chamber of Government House, Yenagoa. Diri stated that the essence of the law is to avert and forestall any clash between herdsmen, farmers, natives and non-natives as experienced in some states. The new law which established a livestock management committee to regulate livestock activities in the state, also stipulates that any herdsman found with arms, whether licensed or not, should be arrested. Diri said; “Bayelsa welcomes all and sundry to eke out a living legitimately. The people of Bayelsa want to have a mutual and harmonious relationship with non-...
Incompetence is Worsening Insecurity – Governor Wike
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Incompetence is Worsening Insecurity – Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has blamed the increased insecurity witnessed in the country on incompetence. The Rivers state Governor said this when he led the Chief Whip of the Nigeria Senate, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, former Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, and other dignitaries on a project inspection tour in Port Harcourt and ObioAkpor Local Government Areas of Rivers State on Thursday February 18. Wike also alleged that fighting criminality and insecurity in the country are often undermined by political inference in the posting of heads of security agencies. He said; “There is so much insecurity in Nigeria. There are killings everywhere and they (APC) told Nigerians that they will solve the problem. But the problem is not being solved. “They appoint Commission...
Woman Dumps Husband after Seeing Incriminating Detail in Selfie that Makes her Believe he’s Cheating
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Woman Dumps Husband after Seeing Incriminating Detail in Selfie that Makes her Believe he’s Cheating

A woman has claimed to have caught her husband cheating simply by spotting something out of place in a selfie he took to send to her. TikTok user @shesough uploaded a video on Sunday, February 14, and explained how her husband was staying in a hotel for the night and partying at a casino. He sent her some selfies of himself posing in the bathroom of his suite. However, on closer inspection of the photo, his wife noticed something that shouldn't have been there and it suggested he had female company. She wrote: "My husband sent me pics trying to look all cute in his suite at the casino, but I noticed some odd things, now he is single. "Can you guess what it is?" she asked. One look at the bathroom counter in front of him shows hair straighteners in the reflection. ...
98-year-old Woman Stabbed to Death in Enugu Community
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98-year-old Woman Stabbed to Death in Enugu Community

A 98-year-old woman identified as Oyibo Ogidi, has been murdered by unknown assailants in Ovoko, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State. The decomposing body of the childless woman was discovered at her Amafor residence on Tuesday morning, February 9. The deceased's nephew, Victor Onyeke, who confirmed the incident to Vanguard, said the woman was last seen on Friday, February 5, when she visited her ailing brother in the neighbourhood. Onyeke said the family got the news of her death through a community source who perceived an unpleasant odour from her residence. According to Onyeke, after stabbing her on the neck, the assailants covered her face with her clothing, before carting away with her handset and other valuables. "She lived alone in her apartment be...
“Let EFCC come, let FBI come, we’ll settle them,” Obieze Nestor says while buying Rolls Royce Phantom 8 2020 model weeks before he died in Dubai police custody
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“Let EFCC come, let FBI come, we’ll settle them,” Obieze Nestor says while buying Rolls Royce Phantom 8 2020 model weeks before he died in Dubai police custody

Prince Obieze Nestor, a Nigerian man based in Dubai, was filmed inspecting the Rolls Royce Phantom 8 2020 model just weeks before he was arrested by Dubai police and died in custody.   In a video taken weeks before his death, Nestor is heard saying he had paid for the Rolls Royce and he's taking it to Nigeria after inspection.   He added that he isn't bothered about the anti-graft agency, EFCC.   "Let EFCC come, let FBI come, we'll settle them," he said as those in the background agreed with him and laughed.   His friend is also seen in the video buying a Rolls too and saying he was bringing it to Nigeria.   Obieze Nestor was arrested not long after he took to Instagram to flaunt wads of Dollars in a video.   He reportedly d...
Lawmaker Reveals How Civil Servants Allocate N1.2M To Inspect N40M Project
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Lawmaker Reveals How Civil Servants Allocate N1.2M To Inspect N40M Project

A member of the House of Representatives, Tajudeen Adefisoye, has revealed how civil servants are inflating amounts for nominated constituency projects. Adefisoye, also known as Small Alhaji in a tweet on Monday disclosed details of a N40m project he nominated. According to him, the bill of quantities reveals some details about the project, and he vowed to take on the matter. He reveals that N1.5million was allocated for inspection and N400,000 for fueling of operational vehicles. Also, N700,000 to be spent on procuring generator to power the project after completion. Adefisoye who is a first timer in the House disclosed that N2m is set aside for contingency fee. “While going through the BOQ of a nominated project that is only worth N40m, one will nearly cry for Nigeria. Sadly, ...
Fashola Discovers Mystery Camera At Lekki Toll Gate During Inspection
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Fashola Discovers Mystery Camera At Lekki Toll Gate During Inspection

The Minister for Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola on Sunday, discovered a hidden camera at the Lekki Toll Gate, Admiralty Circle, in Lagos. Fashola, led a Federal Government delegation on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari to commiserate with the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu over the loss of lives and destruction of properties in the violence that rocked the state last week. Fashola who discovered the camera during an on the spot assessment at the Lekki Toll Gate, subsequently, handed it over to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu for forensic analysis and further investigation. Fashola said the camera must have been planted by some subversive elements priory to the reported shootings for ulterior motives. The minister, who picked up the camera with ...
Police Make Disturbing Discovery in Little Girl’s Bedroom Next to Toys
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Police Make Disturbing Discovery in Little Girl’s Bedroom Next to Toys

Parents of a little girl have been left reeling in horror after police made a disturbing discovery in their child's room. Police in New York, US,  shared a photo of what they found after inspecting the child's bedroom and the photo has gone viral. Everything looks normal in the child's room but a closer look shows a bullet hole just a few inches from the top of the bed. The stray bullet appears to have penetrated through the plaster in the wall, narrowly missing the child's toy collection. Luckily the little girl wasn't in the room at the time the bullet pierced her wall. She had been staying away with her older sister on the weekend of the incident The image of the scene was shared by police in New York City to serve as a warning about the danger of guns. The NYP...
Greg Robinson and Quan Bray Face up to 20-years in Prison for allegedly Possessing 157 Pounds of Marijuana
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Greg Robinson and Quan Bray Face up to 20-years in Prison for allegedly Possessing 157 Pounds of Marijuana

NFL stars, Greg Robinson and Quan Bray are facing up to 20 years in prison respectively after authorities found about 157 pounds of marijuana inside the car they were in at a border patrol checkpoint. The Cleveland Browns offensive tackle, 27, and free-agent wide receiver Quan Bray, 26, were arrested at the Sierra Blanca border checkpoint near the United States and Mexico border this week, according to an official statement from the Department of Justice in the Western District of Texas. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Robinson and Bray were in possession of 157 pounds of marijuana which was stored inside several large duffle bags in the rear cargo area of a vehicle they were driving. According to the federal criminal complaint, the defendants approached the Sierra Blanca C...
Commotion As Three-Year-Old Boy Drowns In A Raging Flood In Makurdi
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Commotion As Three-Year-Old Boy Drowns In A Raging Flood In Makurdi

A mere three-year-old boy has reportedly drowned in a raging flood which took over a community in Makurdi. Mr Dondo Ahile, Benue Commissioner for Water Resources and Environment says a three-year-old boy allegedly drowned in a flood as a result of the downpour in the early hours of Thursday in Makurdi, Punch Meto reports. Ahile told newsmen while assessing the impact of the flood in Wurukum area of Makurdi that the child was simply identified as Tervershima. He said that the incident was reported to him during the inspection of the area. According to him, the state government has identified the causes of the flood to include blocked culverts and narrow channels that are too small to handle the volume of water in the affected areas. He said that the government would do everyt...
Falana To Sue Judge Over Inspection Of Detention Facilities
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Falana To Sue Judge Over Inspection Of Detention Facilities

HUMAN rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, has threatened to file a suit against the Chief Judge of the Federal High court, Justice Abdukadir Abdu-Kafarati, if he fails to direct the Judges of the Federal High Courts in Nigeria to conduct monthly inspection of detention facilities of agencies of the Federal Government. Falana, in a statement, said: “If our request is not granted within seven days of the receipt of this letter, we shall not hesitate to file a suit at the Federal High Court seeking to compel your Lordship to carry out your duty under section 34 of the Administration of Criminal Justice Act.” Female judges and gender stereotypes, He said that the directive of the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court, has become necessary, in order to put an end to the illegal deten...
What will happen on June 12- Mustapha
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What will happen on June 12- Mustapha

Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation on Thursday in Abuja expressed satisfaction with the level of preparation for the June 12 Democracy Day celebration NAN reports that Mustapha disclosed this when he led members of the 2019 Presidential Inauguration and June 12 Democracy Day celebration committee on inspection of facilities at Eagle Square, the venue of the celebration. He said that the expectation of Nigerians on the Democracy Day celebration was high and that the committee would ensure that their hopes were not dashed. “Preparation is going on very well and we are confident that we will be able to put a befitting Democracy Day. “It is going to be interplay of our culture, military parade and eventually...
Ondo Government Reveals Vehicles that’ll no longer Ply its Roads
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Ondo Government Reveals Vehicles that’ll no longer Ply its Roads

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Friday said that vehicles without road worthiness certificates from its computerised inspection project would soon be restricted from plying state’s roads. Akeredolu made this known in Akure during the inauguration of the Ondo State Computerised Vehicle Inspection Centre. The Governor explained that this would protect the lives and property of the people, and ensure their safety on the roads in the state. He described the centre as an auto trauma centre where comprehensive electrical and mechanical checks, on all kinds of vehicles, would be carried out before awarding the road worthiness certificate. According to him, the era of awarding certificate of road worthiness without the ...
Candidates narrate experiences at centres
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Candidates narrate experiences at centres

Candidates sitting for the 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculations Examination (UTME) on Thursday narrated their experiences on the conduct of the examination by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB). The candidates spoke in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Thursday. Over 1.8 million candidates who registered for the UTME were expected to sit for the examination from April 11 to April 15 in the 698 Computer Based Test (CBT) centres across the country. At the Global Distance Learning CBT centre, a candidate, Major Okeke, said the exam was well coordinated while commending the board for a smooth conduct. ”It did not take long before I got inside my examination hall after proper checking at the gate. ”The stipulated time for th...
Boat Owner Arrested After Carrying 12 Pupils Without Life Jacket
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Boat Owner Arrested After Carrying 12 Pupils Without Life Jacket

A boat owner and its driver have been arrested after The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) spotted the driver carrying 12 pupils without life jacket on the Lagos Lagoon. General Manager of NIWA, Lagos office, Muazu Sambo, said the owner of the boats and driver, Mr. Balogun Oriyomi and Solomon Gbenga respectively, will be handed over to the police, The Guardian reports. According to the NIWA GM: “ln the morning of last Thursday, the management of NIWA on a control inspection arrested a private passenger boat on the Lagos lagoon. The boat was conveying school children of the Government Secondary School who were all under 16 years old from Tarkwa Bay to Osborne for a school event. “The route is one of the busiest. Most shockingly, none of the children wore a life ja...
Tribunal Hears PDP, Atiku’s Application For Inspection Of Election Materials
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Tribunal Hears PDP, Atiku’s Application For Inspection Of Election Materials

A three-man panel of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal in Abuja is currently hearing the ex-parte motion filed by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, seeking an order granting them access to inspect the electoral materials used for the February 23 poll. The three-man panel, sitting on Wednesday, is led by Justice Abdul Aboki, while Justices Peter Ige and Emmanuel Agim are members. The petitioners’ legal team is led by Mr. Livy Ozoukwu (SAN), but Chief Chris Uche (SAN), is making submission on behalf of the team. As expected in an ex parte hearing, the respondents – President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress and the Indpendent Electoral Commission – are absent and not represented by their lawyers. Uche said during ...
Atiku, PDP File Motion Compelling INEC To Surrender Election Materials For Inspection
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Atiku, PDP File Motion Compelling INEC To Surrender Election Materials For Inspection

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, have filed a motion to compel the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to surrender all the materials that were used for the February 23 presidential election, for inspection. The motion ex-parte was lodged before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal on Tuesday. The Tribunal will conduct its proceedings at the Court of Appeal Headquarters in Abuja. In the motion ex-parte dated March 4, Atiku and the PDP, applied for leave of the tribunal to allow them to inspect the Voters Register, the Smart Card Reader Machines, Ballot Papers and other vital documents that were used in the conduct of the presidential election. They equally prayed the tribunal to compel the elector...
NCAA Fines, Suspends Airlines for 180 Days Over Violations Of NCARs
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NCAA Fines, Suspends Airlines for 180 Days Over Violations Of NCARs

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, weekend said it has sanctioned four airline operators for various degrees of violations of Nigeria Civil Aviation Regulations, NCARs. The airlines, which were not named by the regulator, include both scheduled and non-scheduled operators. Kano  Confirming the sanctions, the General Manager, Public Affairs, NCAA, Mr. Sam Adurogboye said during “on the spot inspection carried out by NCAA Aviation Safety Inspectors (ASI) on those operators, a number of deficiencies, including non implementation of training programmes of maintenance personnel as required, irregularities concerning helicopter flight identification, deliberate violation of the regulations, performing maintenance programme without necessary approval and using outdated manual were di...
2019 AFCON: South Africa Or Egypt? CAF Set to Decide
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2019 AFCON: South Africa Or Egypt? CAF Set to Decide

Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed that South Africa and Egypt have submitted their bids to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals. AFCON One of the two countries will take over the hosting of the continent tournament from 15 June – 13 July 2019. This is after CAF stripped Cameroon of the right to host the tournament because of concerns about the country’s security and infrastructure. South Africa has hosted the Afcon finals twice (in 1996 and 2013), while the 1959, 1974, 1986 and 2006 tournaments were staged in Egypt. Caf confirmed that South Africa and Egypt have officially submitted their bids in the following statement: Formal applications have been received from the Egyptian and South African football associations to host the AFCON ...
Cameroon Stripped of AFCON Hosting Rights
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Cameroon Stripped of AFCON Hosting Rights

Reports indicate that Cameroon have been stripped of the rights to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). The hosting of the AFCON was part of the agenda in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Extraordinary Executive Committee meeting held in Accra, Ghana yesterday. Two reports that were central to the final decision regarding Cameroon were to be tabled namely; report of inspection visits of the security committee from October 27 to November 1 as well as a report of the inspection visit from November 11-15. In October, CAF President Ahmad Ahmad visited Yaounde for a meeting with Cameroon President Paul Biya just days after CAF deferred the final decision on the hosting of next year’s AFCON. At that time, a report by the last inspection team to Cameroon revealed: “a si...
Fayemi Laments Fayose’s Abandonment of Ikogosi Resort Centre
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Fayemi Laments Fayose’s Abandonment of Ikogosi Resort Centre

Kayode Fayemi The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, Monday expressed anger and disappointment in his predecessor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, over the alleged abandonment of the Ikogosi Resort Centre under his watch. Fayemi described the abandonment of the tourist centre he branded as a major attraction in the country, as a flagrant and brazen ‘destruction of Ekiti’s heritage’. The governor spoke in Ikogosi Ekiti in Ekiti West Local Government during the inspection of the facilities at the Ikogosi Warm Spring, which was a confluence of warm and cold spring. Fayemi also visited the Arinta Waterfall site in Ipole Iloro, with the intention to build Ekiti’s tourism potential to boost the internally generated revenue (IGR) of the state. The governor said it was wrong for the i...
Asaba Stands Still As Rangers, Pillars Clash In Aiteo Cup Final
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Asaba Stands Still As Rangers, Pillars Clash In Aiteo Cup Final

Asaba, the capital of Delta State will today become the soccer capital of the nation as all roads lead to the 25,000-capacity Stephen Keshi Stadium for the third edition of the Aiteo Cup final between Enugu Rangers and Kano Pillars. Rangers have won the cup five times in the past when it was known as the Challenge Cup. That was in 1974, 1975, 1976,1981 and 1983. . Delta State Government, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (2nd left); Chairman, Delta State Sports Commission, Tony Okowa (right); Dr. Patrick Egbase (2nd right) and Engr. Marks Macilineon, during the Governor’s Inspection at the On-going Completion of Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba, Delta State They reached the final on three occasions, in 2000, 2004 and 2007 but amazingly lost to Niger Tornadoes (0-1 in 2000),Dolphins (now RIVERS...
2018 AITEO FA CUP:-“We are ready for FA Finals”- Okowa
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2018 AITEO FA CUP:-“We are ready for FA Finals”- Okowa

Delta State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday said that the state was poised to host the 2018 Aiteo FA Cup finals. Speaking after an inspection tour of the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Governor Okowa said that the fine tuning of the facilities at the stadium was completed and ready for the FA finals. “I think the facilities are set for the 2018 Aiteo FA cup finals. The pitch is ready and the floodlights are completed and fine tuned. Everything is ready. I have seen the dressing rooms, the medical zone, the media zone and the pitch. I can tell you, we are ready for the finals”, he said. Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa (middle); his Deputy, Barr. Kingsley Otuaro (left), and Chief Solomo Ogba (right), during the Governor’s inspection of Steven Keshi’s Stadium in Asab...
Alleged Drugs Containing Human Remains: NAFDAC Puts Ports Inspection Directorate On Alert
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Alleged Drugs Containing Human Remains: NAFDAC Puts Ports Inspection Directorate On Alert

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has alerted its Ports Inspection Directorate to be on the lookout at ports and borders over alleged drugs containing human remains. NAFDAC The Director General of NAFDAC, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Friday. South Korean Customs Service on Sept. 30, revealed that it had seized 2,751 Chinese drugs and capsules containing human remains of fetuses, infants and flesh. The South Korean Ministry of Food Drug Safety indicated that 18.7 billion viruses, including Hepatitis B virus, were found in the capsules and therefore alerted relevant agencies in the country to be on the lookout. Adeyeye explained that the Pharmacovigilance and Post-marketing Directorate of NAFDAC...
See The Federal Polytechnic Rated As The Best In Nigeria
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See The Federal Polytechnic Rated As The Best In Nigeria

A Nigerian polytechnic in Owerri the Imo state capital has been named as the best Polytechnic in Nigeria. Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri The Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Owerri in Imo is the best polytechnic in Nigeria, according to the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE). The Executive Secretary of the Board, Dr Masa’udu Kazaure made this known in Kaduna on Thursday, at the end of the Second Regular Meeting of the NBTE Governing Board. The meeting was chaired by Prof. Modupe Adelabu. Kazaure explained that the polytechnic emerged the best after scoring 85.08 per cent in the assessment of 112 federal, state and private polytechnics in the country, in the pilot ranking of Nigerian polytechnics. He said that the exercise covered 2015/2016 and 206/2017 academ...
Edo Govt Shuts 10 Illegal Burrow Pits in Benin
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Edo Govt Shuts 10 Illegal Burrow Pits in Benin

Edo State Government has begun enforcement of the order on illegal burrows, by shutting operations of not less than 10 burrow pits in Benin City, the state capital, in a renewed drive to safeguard the state’s environmental integrity. The enforcement team was led by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Sustainability, Mr. Bright Emeodume Esq. and the Ministry’s Director of Enforcement, Mr. Ero Isaac. The affected burrow pits are located in Ofumwegbe after Iguogboe community as well as those in Iguoshodin Ccommunity, among others. Recall that the Ministry of Environment and Sustainability ordered the closure of burrow pits by operators with immediate effect, citing health and environmental concerns. In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Environment and Sust...
Third Mainland Bridge To Be Closed Month End – Fashola
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Third Mainland Bridge To Be Closed Month End – Fashola

Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola, the Minister for Power, Works and Housing, has said on Friday that the Third Mainland Bridge will be closed for repair at the end of the month. The Federal Government, according to him, will used the Eid holidays to start the repairs on the road, where it is believed that traffic will be light on the bridge due to people travelling out of the state for the festival. The Minister made this known at the City Hall in Lagos Island during his interaction with the members of the public. “The Third Mainland Bridge will be shut at the end of this month. The specific dates I will get our media people to deal with so that nobody will go and report that it is going to be shut for 27 months (laugh). We are going to shut it first for I think at least three days. ...
Armed Customs Officers Searches Cristiano Ronaldo’s Yacht
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Armed Customs Officers Searches Cristiano Ronaldo’s Yacht

Armed customs officers are reported to have boarded Cristiano Ronaldo's holiday yacht as part of an inspection. The Real Madrid star is said to have been stopped at high sea after leaving a restaurant on the paradise island of Formentera near Ibiza. Ronaldo,was reportedly on the yacht with girlfriend Georgina Rodriguez and friends and family when the officials approached the vessel on a large boat. The footballer and his entourage were understood to be on their way back to Ibiza when they were stopped,Daily Mail reports. The inspection is believed to have formed part of routine checks performed on vessels in the area, related to the paperwork on board to make sure the correct taxes have been paid. The Customs agents are understood to have left after discovering everything on board Cri...
Tax Certificate Forgery: Reps Invite Okonjo-Iweala, Nenadi Usman, Oronsaye, Others
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Tax Certificate Forgery: Reps Invite Okonjo-Iweala, Nenadi Usman, Oronsaye, Others

A House of Representatives committee on Tuesday threatened to handover some companies involved in the procurement of pre-shipment inspection contracts, who allegedly forged tax certificates, to anti-graft agencies for prosecution. The lawmakers also resolved to invite former ministers of finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and Nenadi Usman, former Head of Service of the Federation, Steve Oronsaye; former Accountant General of the Federation, Jonah Otunla; and all permanent secretaries of the ministry of finance since 1999 till date. “They are to come and defend themselves and let us know the various roles they played within the period of their stewardship. The essence of this invitation is to enable the investigative hearing have a balance position on all issues,” the committee chairman, Ol...
How An Estate Surveyor, Obande G. Agbese, Got Himself Entangled With A Fraudster
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How An Estate Surveyor, Obande G. Agbese, Got Himself Entangled With A Fraudster

Obande G. Agbese is a very hardworking and ambitious Lagos-based Estate Surveyor and Valuer that got a call from a foreign number about a property in Banana Island for sale that he advertised. According to him, the voice was that of an elderly woman. She asked for the details and asked him to send pictures of the property to her, which he excitedly did. She promised to call back. The woman later called back after two weeks. He said: “Two weeks later she called me again and said that she would be in Nigeria in two weeks to see the place and pay for it. Sure she did. She looked every inch a wealthy person. I took her for the Inspection. After seeing some other properties, she settled for this waterfront masterpiece of an Architectural edifice. The price was close to a billion naira. She n...
Fayose On Bike During Road Inspection In Ado-Ekiti
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Fayose On Bike During Road Inspection In Ado-Ekiti

Governor Ayodele Fayose on bike supervising Jimoh Aliu/Apata Natha/Nova/Bashiri Road after a little shower in Ado-Ekiti Monday evening. Mr. Fayose who assured Ekiti people that he will continue to work in their interest urged residents to ensure they put people who will work for them in position of authority.He told them that the road will be completed within the next four months. With him on the supervisory trip was the Ekiti State Commissioner for Works, Mrs. Funmilayo Ogun.
Fashola Chilling At A ‘Mama Put’ In Oyo During Inspection
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Fashola Chilling At A ‘Mama Put’ In Oyo During Inspection

Hon. Minister of Power, Works & Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN interacting with one of the site food Vendors, Mrs Folake Emmanuel during the minister ‘s inspection tour of the National Housing Programme site in the Akinyele Area of Oyo State on Day Two of his inspection tour of Highway Projects in the South West Zone on Friday 24, March 2017.
Customs Hands Over 661 Seized Pump Action Rifles To DSS
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Customs Hands Over 661 Seized Pump Action Rifles To DSS

The Nigeria Customs Service has handed over the 661 pump action rifles seized on Sunday 22rd January 2017 by the Roving Team of the Federal Operations Unit Zone A Ikeja to the Department of State Security for further investigation. 2. You will recall that the rifles were laden in a Mack truck with registration number BDG 265 XG conveying a 1x40ft Container with Number: PONU/825914/3 before it was intercepted along Mile 2 Apapa road, Lagos. 3.The truck was immediately taken to the premises of FOU Zone A, Ikeja where Physical examination revealed 49 boxes containing a total number of 661 pieces of pump action rifles concealed with steal doors and other merchandize goods 4. The interception of these arms is a clear indication of how committed and dedicated the Servi...
Amaechi Inspects Port-Harcourt International Airport
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Amaechi Inspects Port-Harcourt International Airport

Honourable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi with the Port Harcourt International Airport Manager,  Engr. C. A. Nwobu, during the inspection of  ongoing rehabilitation of Port Harcourt International Airport on Thursday 8th March 2017.  
Wanted Officers Of Nigeria Custom Submits Self For Investigation
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Wanted Officers Of Nigeria Custom Submits Self For Investigation

The Nigerian Custom service (NCS) has announced the self-submission of three officers earlier declared wanted over alleged examination and clearing the ammunition-laden container at the Apapa port, Lagos State. According to DCG Dan Ugo, Enforcement, Investigation & Inspection; “The Service wishes to inform the public that the three (3) Officers earlier declared wanted in connection with the clearance of the 661 pump action riffles have all reported and are being investigated”. “NCS remains resolute on its determination to ensure that justice is served to all those found involved”. An earlier report last week Tuesday noted that the officers, Abdullahi I, with service number 44483 ASC, and Odiba Haruna Inah, with service number 133386, fled after the weapons were uncovered by th...
”Oya Come, Carry Me” – Fayose Tells Okada Man To Carry Him To The Government House
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”Oya Come, Carry Me” – Fayose Tells Okada Man To Carry Him To The Government House

Gov Fayose left the venue of a meeting he was having with Ekiti lawmakers at the government house arcade and went to Fajuyi where he inspected some portion of the ongoing flyover.He also had a measurement of a truck on the express leading to Christ School. The construction workers hailed and sang for him, the song impressed him and he sorted them in cash as usual. As he continued trekking towards the government house gate, he asked “where are the vehicles”? They went to make U-Turn, replied one of the aides. At that point he was already in front of the Okada junction, the Okada riders were hailing him already, so he called on one of them, “Oya come, carry me to the government house”, the guy obliged and he zoomed off to the government house.

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