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Enugu govt suspends Igbo-Etiti monarch over demolition of visually impaired man’s building
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Enugu govt suspends Igbo-Etiti monarch over demolition of visually impaired man’s building

The Enugu State government has announced the immediate suspension of the recognition of Igwe Christopher Everestus Okwor as the Traditional Ruler of Ihekwuenu Aku Autonomous Community in Igbo-Etiti Local Government Area of the state. The suspension, according to a statement by the Commissioner for Chieftaincy Affairs, Dr. Charles C. O. Egumgbe, “is in the interest of peace, order and good governance and in compliance with Section (10b) of the Traditional Rulers Law, Cap 151, Revised Laws of Enugu State, 2004”. Dr. Egumgbe, in the statement, told Igwe Okwor that “your Community is presently in turmoil due to wanton destruction of property and threat to lives of the members of the community”. The Chieftaincy Commissioner, who disclosed that Igwe Okwor’s letter of recognition MCM/CM/...
APGA disowns Jude Njoku as Party National Chairman, insists on Oye
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APGA disowns Jude Njoku as Party National Chairman, insists on Oye

The All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), has refuted viral claims of a court pronouncement affirming Chief Edozie Njoku as the party’s national chairman. The All Progressive Grand Alliance is currently battling a leadership crisis that has led to the emergence of several factions, coupled with court litigations among each of the factions claiming to be the authentic elected national working committee (NWC) of the party. A party chieftain, Edozie Njoku had approached the federal high court and sought among other reliefs, a declaration of the court in his favour as the National Chairman of APGA. He also prayed the court to mandate Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recognise him as the National Chairman of APGA and to stop recognizing Victor Ike Oye as the Nationa...
Female Boxer Dies after being Knocked out in a Fight
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Female Boxer Dies after being Knocked out in a Fight

A Mexican boxer has tragically passed away at the age of 18 after a knockout left her in critical condition. Jeanette Zacarias Zapata was knocked out in the fourth round against Marie Pier Houle at the GVM Gala International  in Montreal  last week. The 18-year-old appeared to have a seizure after a left uppercut and a right hook, and she was rushed to hospital. Referee Albert Paduano Junior, who had checked on the Mexican fighter, called time on the contest after the fourth round, with the medical team quickly placing her in an ambulance. Fight promoter Yvon Michel announced the sad news in a statement on Thursday night, September 2. “It is with great sadness and torment that we learned, from a representative of her family, that Jeanette Zacarias Zapata passed away this...
Court sacks Mai Buni as APC acting National Chairman
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Court sacks Mai Buni as APC acting National Chairman

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

Former Real Madrid striker, Michael Owen has predicted the outcomes of matches in the Premier League this weekend. The former Premier League player is backing Liverpool and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United to secure victories in their respective games. Liverpool will face Chelsea while Manchester United motivated by the news of Ronaldo’s arrival, will face Wolves. Arsenal will also face Premier League champions, Manchester City, who lost their opening game to Tottenham but bounced back with a comfortable win the following weekend. Talking about the top-of-the-table clash, the former England striker said, “What a match this should be,” via Metro. He predicted: Liverpool 2-1 Chelsea Manchester United 1-0 Wolves Manchester City 2-0 Arsenal Aston Villa 2-1 Brentf...
Dimitar Berbatov Predicts Results of Man City vs Tottenham, Man United v Leads, Chelsea v Crystal Palace, Others
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Dimitar Berbatov Predicts Results of Man City vs Tottenham, Man United v Leads, Chelsea v Crystal Palace, Others

Former Manchester United star, Dimitar Berbatov, has predicted the outcome of this weekend’s Premier League games The new Premier League season commenced on Friday with Arsenal’s 2-0 defeat to newcomers, Brentford. Title holders, Manchester City will start the season with a game against Tottenham, while at Old Trafford, Manchester United host old rivals Leeds United. Berbatov previews the action for Metro.co.uk. “I need to see them [Man United] starting the season in a good way, they have a great chance this season to really challenge and I hope that they kick-off with a statement against Leeds,” Berbatov said, predicting match 3-1 in favour of his old club. Other predictions are: Leicester 1-0 Wolves. Chelsea 2-0 Crystal Palace Watford 1-2 Aston Villa ...
Euro 2020: Mourinho, Souness Predict Outcome of England vs Croatia match
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Euro 2020: Mourinho, Souness Predict Outcome of England vs Croatia match

  AS Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, and Liverpool hero, Graeme Souness, have predicted the outcome of today’s Euro 2020 tie between England and Croatia. England will on Sunday face Croatia in their Euro 2020 opener at Wembley Stadium. Providing his prediction, Mourinho told The Times: “England have never won their opening game in the Euros but I’m expecting them to beat Croatia today. “Of course, it’s not an easy match, but if they can counter Croatia’s strength in midfield then I believe England can break that negative history. “If you allow Marcelo Brozovic, Mateo Kovacic and Luka Modric to have the ball, they can hide it from you. “I am not saying they will kill you because Croatia don’t have top attackers, but they can certainly disturb you if you let them domi...
Bournemouth star, Jefferson Lerma hit with 6-game ban for allegedly biting Sheffield Wednesday’s Josh Windass
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Bournemouth star, Jefferson Lerma hit with 6-game ban for allegedly biting Sheffield Wednesday’s Josh Windass

Bournemouth midfielder, Jefferson Lerma has been banned for six matches after allegedly biting Sheffield Wednesday's Josh Windass. The Colombian footballer was accused of biting Windass in the 83rd minute of the Cherries' 1-0 defeat by the Owls in November, but the 26-year-old strenuously denied the allegation. The FA confirmed Lerma's punishment for the alleged offence on Wednesday June 2, and also confirmed he had been fined £40,000. Bournemouth said they were 'surprised and disappointed' at the outcome. A statement from the FA read: 'Jefferson Lerma has been suspended for six matches and fined £40,000 following a breach of FA Rule E3 that occurred during an EFL Championship match against Sheffield Wednesday FC on 03/11/20. 'The midfielder denied that his behaviour ...
Armed men who Attacked Governor Ortom have Been Arrested – IGP
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Armed men who Attacked Governor Ortom have Been Arrested – IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali has announced the arrest of 10 suspects allegedly involved in the failed attack on Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state. Alkali at a special briefing of State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday May 27, said the suspects are still being detained by the police without prosecution because judiciary staff are on strike. The IGP also said investigations so far show that the outcome is contrary to Ortom's claim of being attacked by herdsmen at his farm near Tyo-mu, along Makurdi-Gboko Highway of Benue State. Alkali said; “Those who organised and those who pulled the trigger have all been arrested and investigation is ongoing. “We have had them for over a month but the courts have been closed for over th...
EPL: Berbatov Predicts Man United vs Liverpool, Newcastle vs Arsenal, Chelsea vs Fulham, Man City, others
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EPL: Berbatov Predicts Man United vs Liverpool, Newcastle vs Arsenal, Chelsea vs Fulham, Man City, others

  Former Manchester United star, Dimitar Berbatov has predicted the outcome of Premier League action for this weekend. The former Bulgaria International’s predictions include the matches between Manchester United and Liverpool, Chelsea and Fulham and Arsenal versus Newcastle United. The other matches are Crystal Palace v Man City, which he predicted 1-2 in favour of Pep Guardiola’s side. For the biggest game of the weekend between Man United and Liverpool, he gave the match to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Red Devils. According to him, United will win the game 3-1, adding “I think United can get the win, stop City from winning the title this weekend and also pile more pressure on Liverpool’s hopes of European football next season,” the former Bayern Munich star told Metro....
Povetkin ‘Upset’ after Defeat to Dillian Whyte
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Povetkin ‘Upset’ after Defeat to Dillian Whyte

Russian boxer, Alexander Povetkin has been left ‘upset’ after he was knocked out by Dillian Whyte last week. However, according to promoter Andrey Ryabinskiy, he is yet to make a decision on his retirement. Povetkin was stopped in the fourth round as Whyte avenged last summer’s shock defeat in their ‘Rumble On The Rock’ rematch in Gibraltar. He had hoped to stay on course for another world heavyweight title fight, having challenged Anthony Joshua unsuccessfully in 2018. “Yes, we’ve talked right after the fight,” Ryabinskiy told Sky Sports. “Sasha, of course, is upset that he couldn’t beat Dillian. “But it’s sport, you need to be prepared for any outcome.”
Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid: Rio Ferdinand predicts winner of Champions League tie at Stamford Bridge
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Chelsea vs Atletico Madrid: Rio Ferdinand predicts winner of Champions League tie at Stamford Bridge

  Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand has predicted the outcome of the Champions League last 16 second leg tie between Chelsea and Atletico Madrid. The former England International warned that the Spanish side are a team you “can’t ever write off completely” but insisted that the Blues will edge into the Champions League quarter-finals. The west London Blues have not tasted defeat since January when Thomas Tuchel took over from Frank Lampard and hold a 1-0 lead after Olivier Giroud’s spectacular winner in the first leg. They have also not conceded a single goal in their past five matches. Ferdinand believes that the solid defence will prove enough to see Chelsea into the quarter-finals of the competition. “Atletico, you can’t ever write them off comp...
Dimitar Berbatov Predicts Burnley vs Arsenal, Man City vs United
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Dimitar Berbatov Predicts Burnley vs Arsenal, Man City vs United

  Former Manchester United striker, Dimitar Berbatov, has predicted the possible outcome of some of the Premier League fixtures that will be played this weekend. Saturday’s early kick-off will see Arsenal travelling to Burnley. Berbatov told BetFair: “I saw Burnley’s match against Leicester and let me tell you Schmeichel was the man of the match, he made some unbelievable saves, so Burnley are not a team to be underestimated. “In this league, there are so many surprises and inasmuch as I like the way Arteta wants them to play, Arsenal are still a bit shaky in defence, so I’m backing Burnley in this one. Prediction 1-0.” On the Manchester Derby on Sunday, the Bulgarian added: “I don’t want to see a boring game. The last time these two sides met in the Premier League,...
2023 Polls: Salihu Lukman Accuses Tl Of Attempting To Influence Outcome
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2023 Polls: Salihu Lukman Accuses Tl Of Attempting To Influence Outcome

The Director-General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Salihu Lukman, has accused Transparency International of attempting to influence the outcome of Nigeria’s 2023 general elections. TI had in its 2020 report of Corruption Perception Index released on Thursday said Nigeria scored 25 out of 100 points, ranking 149 out of 183 countries surveyed. It was the country’s worst rating in years. TI cited an absence of transparency, nepotism, lack of adequate anti-corruption legal frameworks, the prevalence of bribery and extortion in the Nigerian Police, corruption in the security sector, among others, as reasons for the low rating.But in a statement issued on Tuesday, the PGF DG described the rating as a poor attempt at politicising the fight against corruption. “For a government...
Myanmar military Takes Control after Detaining leader, Aung San Suu Kyi and other Key Government Figures
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Myanmar military Takes Control after Detaining leader, Aung San Suu Kyi and other Key Government Figures

Myanmar's military has detained the country's leader Aung San Suu Kyi along with other leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party in an apparent coup. A presenter on military-owned Myawaddy TV announced the takeover on Monday February 1 and cited a section of the military-drafted constitution that allows the military to take control in times of national emergency. The presenter said the army carried out the detentions in response to “election fraud” in last November’s poll and its failure to postpone the election because of the coronavirus crisis, handing power to military chief Min Aung Hlaing and imposing a state of emergency for one year, according to a statement on a military-owned television station. The announcement and the declaration of a state of emergen...
“Room 306, The Outcome” – Actor Junior Pope Welcomes Third Child (Photos)
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“Room 306, The Outcome” – Actor Junior Pope Welcomes Third Child (Photos)

Popular Nollywood Actor, Junior Pope Odonwodo has welcomed his third child, a baby boy. The latest addition makes the actor and his wife Jennifer Awele parents to three boys. The newborn has been named Jamon Adimchinobi Odonwodo, his dad announced. He wrote on Instagram: "Unto Us A Child Is Born..........Swagnation God Has Done It Again For My Family........Welcome to earth son, Jamon Adimchinobi Odonwodo ..... . What a time to join us ,A perfect time when the earth needs cleansing ,just when the nation needs a rebirth. You are going to be great and do great things , I love you son and thank you for choosing my family......God is the greatest" "Room 306, The Outcome God Is The Greatest"
Rapper, Ycee Reveals The Outcome If He Comes Across Bre***
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Rapper, Ycee Reveals The Outcome If He Comes Across Bre***

Nigerian rapper, singer and songwriter, Oludemilade Martin Alejo, known professionally as Ycee reveals the outcome if he comes across bre*** According to the singer, He revealed the outcome if he comes across breast physically and concluded by saying he would be shy before touching it He wrote The next time I see breast I might actually be shy before I touch it The next time I see breast I might actually be shy before I touch it ? — ZAHEER! (@iam_YCee) May 2, 2020
Lalong, family test negative for COVID-19
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Lalong, family test negative for COVID-19

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong and members of his family have tested negative to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), two days after going for the test. Based on calls on states’ chief executives to confirm their status after some members of the National Economic Council (NEC) tested positive to the contagious virus, Lalong volunteered his samples and those of his family members, which health officials forwarded to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) laboratory in Abuja for examination. Yesterday, the results came indicating negative strains for both the governor and members of his family. In his reaction to the favourable outcome, the governor said he and his family decided to take the test to help dispel the gradually building stigma that make people reluctant to com...
Ayo Fayose Reacts To The Outcome Of Bayelsa & Kogi Election
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Ayo Fayose Reacts To The Outcome Of Bayelsa & Kogi Election

Former Governor Of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose whose son recently married took his twitter page to react to the outcome of Bayelsa and Kogi State Election. He tweeted saying.. TODAY IS ANOTHER SAD & DARK MOMENT FOR OUR COUNTRY & DEMOCRACY GOING BY THE OUTCOME OF KOGI & BAYELSA ELECTION BRAZENLY RIGGED IN CONNIVANCE WITH INEC & SECURITY AGENCIES.THE GRAVEYARD SILENCE OF NIGERIANS SHOULD HOWEVER NOT BE MISTAKEN FOR CONSENT OF THESE SHENANIGANS.I WARNED!
Why I’m Yet To Speak On The Outcome Of Presidential Election – Obasanjo
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Why I’m Yet To Speak On The Outcome Of Presidential Election – Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has broken silence on the outcome of the just-concluded presidential election. Obasanjo said he refused to speak on the presidential election because the matter was already before court. According to him, “It would amount to sub judice if I speak on Presidential election result since the matter is already before the court”. Obasanjo said this on Tuesday in Abuja at the public presentation of a book entitled, ‘Election in Nigeria: The Long Road To Democracy’, written by Abdullahi Shehu. “I will not dabble into the details of what I call current aspect of Professor Shehu’s book because since the emphasis was on the national elections, particularly the presidential election, and the presidential election is now taken to court. “I think talking...
Wike Declared Winner of Rivers State Governorship Election
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Wike Declared Winner of Rivers State Governorship Election

Governor Nyesom Wike has been declared winner of the Rivers Governorship Election by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Wike who contested under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), polled 886,264 votes to win the polls 2019 governorship election in the state. The final collation of the governorship election results by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), shows he polled 886,264 votes ahead of his closest rival, Biokpomabo Awara, candidate of the African Alliance Congress (AAC), who garnered 173,859 votes. More details on the outcome of the governorship election in the state to follow shortly.
Plateau Governorship Election: PDP Candidate, Useni Rejects Outcome, Heads For Tribunal
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Plateau Governorship Election: PDP Candidate, Useni Rejects Outcome, Heads For Tribunal

The main opposition candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State, Senator Jeremiah Useni has rejected the final outcome of the result of the gubernatorial election and has vowed to reclaim his mandate in the tribunal. He also assured the citizenry and the teaming party supporters in the State that the party will pursue the matter diligently. Useni stated this while addressing journalists in Jos, the State Capital. It would be recalled that in the early hours of Sunday, the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) had declared the incumbent Governor and candidate of the APC, Simon Lalong, winner of the election, after polling 595, 587 votes, while his closest rival and candidate of the main opposition PDP, Senator Jeremiah Useni, got 546, 813 votes. The PDP cand...
Bayelsa Government House Photographer Who Was Shot by Gunmen on Election Day, is Dead
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Bayelsa Government House Photographer Who Was Shot by Gunmen on Election Day, is Dead

Reginald Dei, a photographer attached to Bayelsa Government House, is dead. Dei was shot during the Feb. 23 Presidential and National Assembly elections, along with Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader in Oweikorogha, Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Mr Seidougha Taribi, while in the later’s residence waiting for the outcome of the elections in the ward. Taribi died on the spot, but Dei, who was taken for dead by the gunmen, allegedly in military uniform, survived and was rushed to the hospital, where he died on Sunday night. The Director, Corporate Communications, Governor’s Office, Chief Nathan Egba-Ologo, who confirmed the development on Monday in Yenagoa, said the photographer died after battling to survive the lethal wounds from the gunshots in a Yenagoa hospital. ...
Why We Arrested Atiku’s Son-in-law And Finance Director, Babalele – EFCC Speaks Up
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Why We Arrested Atiku’s Son-in-law And Finance Director, Babalele – EFCC Speaks Up

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has spoken out about why the agency arrested Atiku's son-in-law. Many days after raging furore over the arrest of Alhaji Babalele Abdullahi, who is the son-in-law to the defeated presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Monday owned up picking up the man. The Commission while admitting for the first time that its operatives arrested Babalele, who is also the Finance Director of Atiku’s group of companies, justified the arrest of the man, saying that he was engaged in money laundering to the tune of€150 million. The anti-graft agency did not however specify how the huge sum was laundered or where it originated and where it terminated. But Vanguard...
Again, Saraki Speaks On APC’s Victory Over PDP, Blows Hot Ahead of March 9
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Again, Saraki Speaks On APC’s Victory Over PDP, Blows Hot Ahead of March 9

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Saturday urged his supporters not to be discouraged by the outcome of the presidential and National Assembly elections in Kwara State. He told them to troop out en masse to vote for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship and house of assembly candidates come March 9 elections. Saraki, while addressing a crowd of supporters at the Ilorin International Airport, expressed confidence that the PDP has the number to emerge victorious in the remaining elections. At another gathering at his Iloffa GRA residence in Ilorin, the Senate President urged his people to close ranks and work in unison for the PDP in the governorship and house of assembly elections. Appealing to his supporters and other aggrieved st...
2019 Nigeria Presidential Election Result by State
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2019 Nigeria Presidential Election Result by State

Here is the 2019 Nigerian presidential election result by state as announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officially declared President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the winner of the 2019 presidential election, defeating Atiku Abubakar of the PDP with over three million votes. The president polled 15,191,847 votes from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the 36 states in the country to defeat his main Challenger Atiku Abubakar who got 11,262,978 votes. Though, Atiku has rejected the 2019 presidential election result, revealing that he is going to challenge the outcome in court. He said the election was not free and fair, adding that there “were manifest ...
Saraki Accepts Defeat, Congratulates Winner
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Saraki Accepts Defeat, Congratulates Winner

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has accepted the outcome of the Kwara Central Senatorial elections in which he lost to APC's Ibrahim Oloriegbe. Saraki in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, congratulated Oloriegbe and all those that won the elections in the state, adding that he wishes them all the best dispite all the reported inadequacies recorded during the elections in the state. Read the statement below... Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has stated that in spite of the reported inadequacies that attended last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections in Kwara State, he is wishing the candidates who emerged from the election the best of luck. Dr. Saraki in a statement signed by his Special Adviser ...
Abdulsalami Abubakar Urges Candidates to Accept Election Result
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Abdulsalami Abubakar Urges Candidates to Accept Election Result

Former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar has urged candidates to accept the outcome of the presidential election that took place yesterday. Abdulsalami Abubakar said this while addressing journalists after he cast his vote at the Hill Top, Water Tank polling unit in Chanchaga Local Government Area on Saturday. He called on the contestants to be aware that only one of them would emerge the winner and urged those who lost to concede defeat for the sake of peace. Abubakar, who said without peace there would be no election, appealed to all contestants to accept the results when they are released, regardless of if they win or lose. He said; “I want to appeal to all contestants to know that only one of them will emerge the winner, and I hope the losers will accept,”
Oyo Magistrate Court Remands Father For Raping His 2 Daughters
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Oyo Magistrate Court Remands Father For Raping His 2 Daughters

An Iyaganku Chief Magistrates’ Court sitting in Ibadan has remanded a father, Phillip Iyiola, 43, who allegedly raped his two daughters. Naija News learnt that  Chief Magistrate E.A Idowuwho  ordered the remand of Iyiola at Agodi Federal Prison pending the outcome of the case file with the Directorate of Public Prosecution (DPP). Idowu, adjourned the case until March 26, for a mention. Earlier the police prosecutor, ASP Adewale Amos told the court that Iyiola between January and November 2018, at Road 3c, No.6, Temidire str, Olirunda , Ibadan, allegedly raped his two daughters aged eight and nine years. Amos said, Iyiola allegedly commit the offence without the children’s consent. He said the offence contravened the provisions of Section 218 of the Cri...
May God Use This Election To Declare Glory On Nigeria, Adeboye Prays
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May God Use This Election To Declare Glory On Nigeria, Adeboye Prays

AHEAD of today’s  presidential election, General Overseer of The Redeemed Christian, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye has prayed   for free, fair and peaceful elections in Nigeria. Pastor E A Adeboye, General Overseer, Redeemed Christian Church of God preaching art the ongoing 2018 Holy Ghost Congress at the km 46, Lagos-Ibadan expressway camp of the church Photos Lamidi Bamidele Leading his numerous followers across the globe, Adeboye prayed for Nigeria and other  African nations preparing for similar elections. He assured  that “whatever we are going through as a nation and as an individual, are all known to God and He will undoubtedly intervene. Adeboye then led millions of his readers across over 196 nations of the world in a series of prayer points for the peace of t...
Please Don’t Kiss My Baby – Toolz Appeals To Nigerians
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Please Don’t Kiss My Baby – Toolz Appeals To Nigerians

Toolz who took to Instagram to share a photo of a baby who contracted herpes after being kissed by a visitor, has appealed to Nigerian not to kiss her baby. The Beat FM OAP wrote via her insta-story; Pls don’t kiss my baby….pls We reported few days ago that Toolz welcomed her first child with husband Captain Tunde Demuren, in United Kingdom. Earlier in 2018, the radio presenter shared her experience of going through labour pains that yielded a sad outcome with Genevieve Magazine. She said; “From the point we found out something was wrong till when the process was over was quite harrowing, but the parts that really broke me were going through the pain of labour knowing my baby was already gone. “I also had a mini-breakdown when I had to get a death certificate so we ...
FG, ASUU in Crucial Talks to End Strike
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FG, ASUU in Crucial Talks to End Strike

The federal government negotiating team is meeting with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) in a bid to end the over one month industrial action that has crippled academic activities in public tertiary institutions. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who is leading the government team, said in an opening remark before the meeting went into closed-doors, that he is hopeful that it would yield positive outcome. He said his optimism was based on the fact that the federal government has met some of the key demands of the university teachers. ASUU had on November 4 embarked on a nationwide strike over unfulfilled past agreements by the federal government. Since the lecturers downed tools, several meetings to end the impasse have e...
Outcome Of IGP Idris’s Meeting With Buhari Emerges
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Outcome Of IGP Idris’s Meeting With Buhari Emerges

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Idris Ibrahim, on Friday, visited the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where he was reported to have met behind closed-doors with President Muhammadu Buhari. The IGP, who was reported to have clocked 35 years in service of the Nigeria Police Force on Jan. 3, was sighted dressed in his official uniform moving straight towards the president’s office. According to media reports, Idris was expected to retire from service on attainment of the mandatory 35 years in service on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), however, gathered that the tenure of the IGP might have been extended even though no official statement had been released to this effect. An aide very closed to the IGP, who preferred not to be named, told NAN that the IGP’s visit to ...
ASUP Strike: Outcome Of Yesterday’s ASUP Meeting With Federal Government
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ASUP Strike: Outcome Of Yesterday’s ASUP Meeting With Federal Government

The meeting between the federal government and the Academic Staff of Union of Polytechnics (ASUP) on Monday ended in deadlock as both parties did not reach an agreement. The meeting which began at about 11 a.m. at the Federal Ministry of Education in Abuja was chaired by the permanent secretary of the ministry, Sunny Echono. Speaking with journalists shortly after the five hours meeting, the National President of ASUP, Usman Duste, said it was impossible to end the strike as the issues in contention had not been resolved. He said a date will be communicated to the union by the federal government team for further negotiations. “We have met with the government officials and we have discussed the issues thoroughly and it is not possible for us to resolve the strike in the meeting,...
Outcome Of Yesterday’s ASUU Meeting With FG
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Outcome Of Yesterday’s ASUU Meeting With FG

Another meeting between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) ended on Monday night without an immediate resolution of the dispute. The meeting which held at the Federal Ministry of Labour was to find a lasting solution to the ongoing strike by the university lecturers. At least four other meetings have been held between both parties before Monday’s since the strike commenced on November 4. While addressing journalists, the minister of labour and employment, Chris Ngige, said the meeting has been adjourned to December 17. Mr Ngige said the federal government is taking all necessary steps to address ASUU’s demands. Mr Ngige had earlier appealed to the striking lecturers to ensure that Monday’s dialogue yields results that will lead to ...
Police: Ekiti Judiciary will Determine Killer Student’s Fate
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Police: Ekiti Judiciary will Determine Killer Student’s Fate

The Ekiti State Police Command on Sunday revealed that the student of Ado Grammar School, Ado Ekiti, Kehinde Timilehin, who stabbed his colleague, Favour Mathew, to death on Thursday may be detained at the Juvenile Correction Centre. Timilehin, a Senior Secondary School 3 student, had stabbed the victim to death during a juju contest which later turned bloody. Favour died at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital after being stabbed within the school premises due to a disagreement between the duo which degenerated into a contest over diabolical power. The suspect has since been detained at the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) at the police headquarters in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital. Speaking with journalists in Ado Ekiti on Sunday, the Police Public Relations...
ASUU: See Outcome Of Yesterday ASUU Meeting With Federal Government
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ASUU: See Outcome Of Yesterday ASUU Meeting With Federal Government

A meeting between the Nigerian government and university lecturers has ended Thursday evening without resolution of the nationwide strike by the teachers. The teachers said the strike which began on November 4 would continue. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) called the strike over its demands for improved funding of universities and welfare of lecturers. Thursday’s meeting began 3p.m and ended 8:15 p.m. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said government’s discussion with ASUU will continue next week . Mr Ngige earlier said the meeting with the university teachers was late in coming due to the minimum wage negotiation. He appealed to ASUU to put the interests of student as who are at the receiving end into consideration. ASUU president,...
Use of Hijab Approved by the Lagos State Government
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Use of Hijab Approved by the Lagos State Government

The use of hijab approved by the Lagos State Government after series of heated debate on whether Muslim female students should be allowed to wear the head and body covering to schools. This was contained in a circular by the state government. The content of the circular was shared by the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) which had championed the use of hijabs and celebrated the decision, Premium Times reports. “Since the case of the use of Hijab in Lagos State is still pending in the Supreme court of Nigeria, status quo be maintained, to avoid contempt of the court, that is students be allowed to wear Hijabs on school uniforms but same must be short, smart, neat and in the same colour of the uniform (skirt),” the government was quoted as saying in the circular. In its state...
Testosterone Rules Put Semenya in Cooler
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Testosterone Rules Put Semenya in Cooler

  World and Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya’s battle to stop a rule change affecting female athletes with high testosterone levels could see her miss “the bulk” of the 2019 outdoor season. Athletics governing body the IAAF intended to bring in the new rules on 1 November but has put that back to 26 March 2019. It wants to wait for the outcome of a legal challenge from Semenya first. The new rules aim to restrict the levels of testosterone in female runners. They will apply to women in track events from 400m up to the mile and require that athletes have to keep their testosterone levels below a prescribed amount “for at least six months prior to competing”. So the delay means female athletes with high testosterone – of whom South African Semenya is the most notab...
Parallel NASS Candidates Emerge In Ondo APC
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Parallel NASS Candidates Emerge In Ondo APC

CONFUSION, over the weekend trailed the primaries of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State as parallel National Assembly candidates emerged in the party. This came as a group within the APC in the state has called for the dissolution of the state executive committee for insubordination to the party’s national leadership of the party and anti-party activities. L-R: Chairman, All Progressives Congress (APC) Ekiti State, Chief Jide Awe; Deputy Governorship candidate, APC Ekiti State, Chief Bisi Egbeyemi; Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN); Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo (SAN); Ewi of Ado-Ekiti, Oba Rufus Adejuyigbe; APC Governorship Candidate, Dr Kayode Fayemi; Oluyin of Iyin Ekiti, Oba Ademola Ajakaiye; during the vice President’s meeting with Ekiti State t...
Osun Poll Protest: PDP Chiefs Mentally Unstable – Aregbesola
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Osun Poll Protest: PDP Chiefs Mentally Unstable – Aregbesola

Rauf Aregbesola of the ruling All Progressives Congress has attacked the PDP chieftains over their position on the Osun primaries.   Governor, Rauf Aregbesola Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola, on Friday described leaders of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party who protested to the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission over the conduct of the state governorship election as “mentally unstable.” Aregbesola said this in an interview with State House correspondents shortly after he formally presented the Osun State governor-elect, Gboyega Oyetola, to President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, and the National Chairman of the PDP,...
Buhari To Osun Contestants: Go To Court If You Disagree
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Buhari To Osun Contestants: Go To Court If You Disagree

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday charged all the contestants in Osun election to seek redress in court if they disagree with the final verdict of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. Recall that INEC on Friday morning declared the candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Adegboyega Isiaka Oyetola winner of the Osun re-run election after scoring 255,505 votes to defeat Senator Ademola Adeleke of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, who scored 255,023 votes. Recall also that Adeleke had said that he would not accept the just concluded election after citing many irregularities and electoral malpractices. He opined that he would seek redress in court. However, in the spirit of democracy, Buhari on Friday through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publici...
Police Wades Into Fraud Allegation In Aisha Buhari’s Office
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Police Wades Into Fraud Allegation In Aisha Buhari’s Office

INDICATION emerged on Thursday that the Police Headquarters has invited the person that wrote a petition on behalf of the wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari over fraud allegation against the First Lady’s Aide De Camp. Aisha Buhari An online media had reported that scandal was brewing within the household of President Muhammadu Buhari, alleging that Sani Baba-Inna, a chief superintendent of police, received huge donations from politicians and business people on her behalf and then kept the cash to himself. But a source privy to the matter told Vanguard that the brain behind the petition has been invited by the Police at the Police Headquarters, Abuja, to give details of the allegation. According to the source, “The person that wrote the petition on behalf of the First Lad...
Sadlier Slams Irish Critics Of West Ham Defender Rice
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Sadlier Slams Irish Critics Of West Ham Defender Rice

Former Millwall and Republic of Ireland striker Richie Sadlier has slammed critics of West Ham defender Declan Rice. Rice is considering switching allegiances to England after speaking with coach Gareth Southgate. Speaking on the Second Captains Podcast, Sadlier said of Kilbane's comments: "I think that's b*****ks. "Monumental b*****ks. You'd rather never qualify? I'm sure the point he's making is, 'I would like players fully committed to playing for Ireland and that should be the base level'. "But allowing yourself a couple of weeks to think about it, to listen to all arguments, just maybe out of respect to hear Gareth Southgate, listen to your agent, listen to other family members, listen to whatever voices are in this conversation. "Listen to them all, and at the end of i...

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