Saturday, December 4

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Solskjaer sacked by Man Utd
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Solskjaer sacked by Man Utd

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been sacked as Manchester United manager after an "embarrassing" 4-1 defeat at Watford. United have confirmed Solskjaer's assistant Michael Carrick will be placed in temporary charge, with the club looking to appoint an interim manager until the end of the season. Solskjaer signed a new three-year deal in July but leaves after overseeing five defeats in their last seven Premier League matches - a run which sees them 12 points behind leaders Chelsea. The Old Trafford hierarchy had ignored increasingly vociferous calls to relieve Solskjaer of his duties in the wake of a humiliating 5-0 loss to rivals Liverpool and a 2-0 derby defeat to Manchester City in early November. But his position was discussed by United officials on Saturday evening following the...
Anambra governorship election is more expensive than that of Edo and Ondo – INEC
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Anambra governorship election is more expensive than that of Edo and Ondo – INEC

The Independent and National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said they've spent more in ensuring the smooth running of the Anambra governorship election, than it did for Edo and Ondo states. INEC’s commissioner for information and voter education, Festus Okoye in an interview on Channels Television on Thursday October 28 said the cost is high because of the “unusual circumstances”. Though he didn't disclose the amount they've spent so far, Okoye however stated that they had to replace 326 generating sets, rebuild the facility where electoral materials are stored which was burnt down, and also replaced non-sensitive materials. He said; “We are conducting this election in a very unusual circumstance, this is because we had to rebuild our offices in Nnewi North and Idemili north...
Buhari’s Government has Recovered Close to one N1trn Looted Funds – APC leaders
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Buhari’s Government has Recovered Close to one N1trn Looted Funds – APC leaders

Leaders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have said that the Buhari-led administration has recovered close to N1 trillion worth of stolen funds and assets, since assuming office in 2015. The claim was made in a statement released on Thursday September 2, by former National Publicity Secretary of the APC, Mr. Lanre Issa-Onilu; member of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Barr Ismail Ahmed, Presidential Aide, Mr. Tolu Ogunlesi; and Director-General of the Progressives Governors’ Forum, Salihu Lukman. Reiterating that the Buhari administration is also focused on ensuring that taxes and other debts owed the federal government were recovered in full, the APC leaders under the aegis of APC Legacy Awareness and Campaign added that all final forfei...
Former APGA National Secretary Defects to APC
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Former APGA National Secretary Defects to APC

Dr. Sani Abdullahi Shinkafi, a former National Secretary and Governorship candidate for the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) in the 2019 gubernatorial election in Zamfara state has defected to the All Progressives Congress. Speaking after formally declaring his defection from APGA to APC on Monday June 28, Shinkafi stated that contrary to public opinion he didn’t join the APC for material gain. He also maintained that he was one of the founding fathers of APGA, and has been in the party for 19 years where he rose up to the rank of the National Secretary of the party. Shinkafi said;   “I am leaving APGA not because I don’t like the party but I am living APGA in order to join Matawalle in the APC to rebuild Zamfara State. “I was invited by Governor Bello Matawalle...
Arsenal Reject Third Xhaka Offer
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Arsenal Reject Third Xhaka Offer

  Arsenal have rejected a third bid from Roma manager, Jose Mourinho, trying to lure Granit Xhaka to Italy, according to Roma Press. Xhaka is a top target for Mourinho as the Portuguese looks to rebuild Roma for the 2021/2022 season. The 28-year-year has two years left on his current contract with Arsenal. Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has been left unimpressed with the bids so far for Swiss midfielder. Arteta is expected to see Xhaka leave Emirates after five years, with the club following another mixed season. The Spaniard is looking to replace Xhaka with Wolves’ Ruben Neves.
FG Yet To Rebuild Chibok College Seven Years After Destruction – Ndume
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FG Yet To Rebuild Chibok College Seven Years After Destruction – Ndume

Senator representing Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume, on Friday, lamented that the Federal Government had yet to rebuild the Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok, which was destroyed seven years ago by Boko Haram insurgents. Ndume, who is also the Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, said the Federal Government had adopted the Borno State-owned college, following the abduction of 276 schoolgirls by the terrorists in 2014. Ndume, who spoke with journalists in Abuja, also noted with concern that parents of the abducted schoolgirls were still living in pain without comfort since the unfortunate incident. He said, “It is seven years since the Chibok girls were abducted. Up till today, 112 of them are not accounted for. We hear storie...
Arsenal Set to Hijack West Ham’s Move for Lingard
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Arsenal Set to Hijack West Ham’s Move for Lingard

  Arsenal is set to hijack West Ham’s proposed move for Jesse Lingard this summer, according to The Daily Star. Lingard has rediscovered his best form under David Moyes, since leaving Manchester United on loan in January. Moyes is desperate to sign the England forward on a permanent deal when the initial agreement ends. However, Arsenal is now believed to be eyeing a swoop for Lingard. The Gunners will be prepared to pay as much as £30 million for the player, as Mikel Arteta continues his rebuild at the Emirates Stadium.
Boko Haram kidnap Yobe District Head
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Boko Haram kidnap Yobe District Head

Thursday January 7 attack by Boko Haram insurgents in Geidam town of Yobe State, also led to the abduction of the district head. Eyewitnesses alleged that the terrorists looted goods before setting some shops ablaze. They also torched the house of a former chairman of a local government, Dr. Mulima Mato. Yobe police Command spokesman ASP Dungus Abdulkarim who said the police recovered a burnt Hilux vehicle containing two bodies, maintained that it could not be ascertained whether the deceased were Boko Haram members or not. Abdulkarim said the insurgents went to the general hospital and ordered the nurses to give first aid treatment to their colleagues, before they escaped. Following the attack, Governor Mai Mala Buni has ordered the State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA)...
EndSARS: CACOVID To Rebuild 44 Police Stations, Donates ₦100 Billion For Arms – Godwin Emefiele
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EndSARS: CACOVID To Rebuild 44 Police Stations, Donates ₦100 Billion For Arms – Godwin Emefiele

The Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has said the Coalition Alliance Against COVID- 19 will rehabilitate all the police stations that were damaged in the country as a result of wanton destruction and lootings that followed the recent #EndSARS protests . Emefiele spoke during a press briefing in Lagos on Wednesday at the office of the CBN. He also disclosed that CACOVID had so far spent N43 .27bn on the acquisition of medical equipment and supplies, and food palliatives for the vulnerable, among others. The CBN governor said the alliance planned to spend N 150bn on youth empowerment. He said , “ CACOVID has committed to fully rehabilitate all 44 damaged and destroyed police stations nationwide in a bid to restore provision of security in affected locations . “ To further...
EndSARS: Banks To Rebuild Burnt Police Stations
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EndSARS: Banks To Rebuild Burnt Police Stations

Nigerian lenders will rebuild new fewer than 44 police stations burnt across the country by hoodlums during the #End- SARS crisis that rocked the nation a few weeks ago, New Telegraph learnt yesterday. An authoritative source said that although like most businesses, the banking industry is still reeling from the massive losses it suffered during the crisis, as many branches and hundreds of Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) were vandalised and looted, the lenders have taken the decision to rebuild some of the burnt police stations as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). This newspaper also gathered that apart from the plan to rebuild torched police stations, the lenders, under the aegis of the Bankers’ Committee, will soon launch a fresh Youth Empowerment Fund as pa...
Sanwo-olu Signs Executive Order To Rebuild Lagos
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Sanwo-olu Signs Executive Order To Rebuild Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday signed an executive order for the rebuilding of the state as a result of the massive destruction inflicted by hoodlums during the #EndSARS protests. Sanwo-Olu also constituted the Lagos State Rebuilding Trust Fund to oversee the rebuilding of every aspect of the state and also look at the future and healing of wounds.
FIRS Under Fowler Virtually Collapsed, I Had To Rebuild From Scratch – Nami
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FIRS Under Fowler Virtually Collapsed, I Had To Rebuild From Scratch – Nami

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), virtually collapsed under its previous management, its new chief has said. Muhammad Nami, who assumed office as chairman last December, said he had to “build the entire structure of the service again from scratch.” This is not the first time Mr Nami is criticising the administration of his predecessor, Babatunde Fowler. In December, while giving his first Christmas message and felicitation to the revenue agency’s staff, he accused Mr Fowler’s management of superintending a steady decline in revenue collection by the service since the inception of his tenure in 2015. Mr Nami assumed office on December 19, 2019. In a recent interview with PREMIUM TIMES and other journalists in Abuja, he said his first 100 days in office has been challengin...
Four Stonesaway Jailed After Hurling Faeces as Sailors
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Four Stonesaway Jailed After Hurling Faeces as Sailors

The men have been jailed for affray offences. Samuel Jolumi, 27, Ishola Sunday, 28, Toheeb Popoola, 27, and Joberto McGee, 21, were cleared of attempting to hijack the 78,000-tonne Grande Tema ship following the same trial. Two of the men made cut-throat gestures at the crew, who had barricaded themselves on the bridge, the court heard. Following a 14-hour standoff, special forces swooped on the ship to rescue the sailors. Popoola and ringleader McGee were jailed for 31 months and 32 months respectively for making threats to kill and affray. In mitigation, it was claimed Popoola had acted out of “desperation” and that McGee had been fleeing West Africa to avoid being forced to join a “tribal gang”. Sunday had made an “impulsive decision” to hide aboard the ship and “wants n...
Sanwo-Olu Okays Ijegun Tank Farm Operators’ Move To Rebuild Community
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Sanwo-Olu Okays Ijegun Tank Farm Operators’ Move To Rebuild Community

According to the latest report, the Ijegun-Egba tank farm owners and operation association has gotten approval from the Lagos State Government to reconstruct and dualize Ijegun road leading to the farm area. This latest development was made known on Monday by the Lagos State Government, which applauded the association for coming up with the partnership. The Lagos State Government also added that his administration is open to further partnership that will bring about development at the grassroots. Below is a statement released by Lagos State Government, The Lagos State Govt LASG & Ijegun-Egba Tank Farm Owners and Operators Association will henceforth work together for the regeneration of infrastructure in the area. At a meeting with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in Alau...
Salah Donates $3m To Rebuild Egyptian Hospital Blown By Terrorists
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Salah Donates $3m To Rebuild Egyptian Hospital Blown By Terrorists

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah doesn’t just have a good left-foot, he’s got a good heart too. The Egypt international proved this much with his donation of $3million to the National Cancer Institute in Cairo after a suspected terrorist incident killed 20 people. Another 47 people were injured during the explosion in the Egyptian capital on Sunday evening, when a car drove at high speed in the wrong direction and crashed into three others outside the hospital. In the immediate aftermath of the incident, Liverpool star Salah posted a message on Twitter that said: “My full support and condolences to the families of victims and victims of the explosion of the Oncology Institute.” Salah didn’t stop with only the condolence message, reports in Egypt have stated that he has made ...
Man Crashes Into Fence While Being Chased By SARS
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Man Crashes Into Fence While Being Chased By SARS

A man who narrowly escaped death after ramming into a fence while being chased by some SARS operatives, has been made to rebuild the fence. The incident happened, yesterday, along the Awoyaya- Gbetu New Road axis of the Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lagos. It was gathered that upon crashing into the fence, the injured driver was abandoned by his chasers, who reversed immediately, and fled. However, the victim’s car was seized by the house owner and he was forced to rebuild the fence before the car was released to him.
French Billionaire Pledges 100million Euros For Rebuild Notre Dame After Fire
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French Billionaire Pledges 100million Euros For Rebuild Notre Dame After Fire

On Monday evening, fire destroyed part of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, the capital of France leaving many in shock. But now, a French billionaire has pledged 100 million euros to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral as a defiant President Macron launches a national fundraising campaign to restore the building to its former glory. Francois-Henri Pinault, married to Hollywood actress Salma Hayek, has pledged 100 million euros towards the rebuilding of the cathedral. The blaze destroyed the roof of the 850-year-old UNESCO world heritage landmark on Monday evening, leaving many in tears and prayer. A visibly emotional president Macron, spoke outside the gothic cathedral and said a national fundraising campaign to restore Notre Dame would be launched Tuesday, as he called on the ...
Kaduna Traders Reject El-rufai’s Offer To Rebuild Their Burnt Shops
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Kaduna Traders Reject El-rufai’s Offer To Rebuild Their Burnt Shops

There was a drama at the Central Market (Abubakar Gumi) in Kaduna, Kaduna STate, on Tuesday as traders in the market openly rejected the offer of Governor Nasir El-Rufai to rebuild their dilapidated shops. It was gathered that the Governor made an unscheduled visit to the market on Tuesday after he was told that Shehu Sani, the senator representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, had visited the market earlier on Monday. The Governor was said to have quickly arranged for a visit to the same market. The traders interjected the Governor while addressing the crowd and booed him, shouting: 'We Don't Want, We Don't Want, You Can Only Do One Term'. Sani had visited the market on Monday at 11am as part of his street parliament initiative to engage the people of his constituency a...
FG To Rebuild Sukur World Heritage Site Destroyed By Boko Haram
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FG To Rebuild Sukur World Heritage Site Destroyed By Boko Haram

The Director-General of the commission, Malam Yusuf Usman, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja. The National Commission for Museum and Monuments says it is exploring ways to rebuild the Sukur world heritage site in Adamawa State destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents in 2014. The Director-General of the commission, Malam Yusuf Usman, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja. Usman said that efforts were also on to address conservation challenges at Osun-Osogbo Grove in Osun State. He said: “Provisions have been made in the 2017 budget to address the conservation challenges of the Sukur site and Osun-Oshogbo sacred grove. These are both national monuments. “Secondly, UNESCO has also made ...

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