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Xavi tells Barcelona to sign Liverpool star, Thiago
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Xavi tells Barcelona to sign Liverpool star, Thiago

Newly appointed Barcelona manager, Xavi Hernandez, has told the Catalan club to re-sign Liverpool midfielder, Thiago Alcantara for the Camp Nou landlords,” according to Sports. Thiago, a Barca youth team product, was once tipped to be Xavi’s long-term replacement at the heart of the club’s midfield. But he left the club and Bayern Munich where he won major honours during his seven years before joining Liverpool last summer. The Spanish sports outlet reports that Xavi, who was appointed Barca coach last week, is now keen on bringing him back. Xavi has already brought back veteran defender, Danny Alves to Camp Nou and has already discussed the plan to bring back Thiago with Barcelona president Joan Laporta. Thiago is said to be very much interested in going back to Barcelona...
Man Utd vs Liverpool: Solskjaer speaks on resigning as manager after 5-0 defeat
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Man Utd vs Liverpool: Solskjaer speaks on resigning as manager after 5-0 defeat

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has insisted he will not resign following a 5-0 defeat to Liverpool on Sunday. Mohamed Salah scored a hat-trick at Old Trafford, as the Reds outclassed their hosts in the Premier League encounter. Diogo Jota and Naby Keita also scored for Liverpool, as they inflicted a huge defeat on Solskjaer’s men. The game saw United fans walk out of the stadium as early as the 50th minute, amid calls for the Norwegian to resign or be sacked. The 46-year-old has however made it clear he will be sticking around. “I have come too far, we have come too far as a group. We are too close to give up now. “It is going to be a difficult one. The players will be low but there’s loads of characters there. “We know we are rock bottom, we can’t ...
Austria’s chancellor Sebastian Kurz steps down over corruption probe, 4 years after becoming world’s youngest leader
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Austria’s chancellor Sebastian Kurz steps down over corruption probe, 4 years after becoming world’s youngest leader

Austria’s Chancellor, Sebastian Kurz on Saturday October 9 announced he is stepping down from his position following pressure on him to resign after he was implicated in a corruption scandal. Sebastian Kurz and nine of his associates have been accused of using public money to pay to manipulate polls and to secure friendly reports in the media. Kurz who revealed that he would be nominating Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg as the new chancellor, while he stays on as the leader of his People's Party (OeVP), said he took the decision to "make space to prevent chaos". The 35-year-old conservative said in a televised media statement "we need stability," adding it would be "irresponsible" to allow Austria to "slide into months of chaos or gridlock" while the EU member fights the...
Zaha chases Crystal Palace history but Iheanacho could hold keys for Leicester City
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Zaha chases Crystal Palace history but Iheanacho could hold keys for Leicester City

While the Ivorian will back himself against his favourite opponents, Brendan Rodgers may be planning to unleash the Super Eagles forward on Sunday Crystal Palace head into gameweek seven in 15th spot but one win from six hasn’t told the full story of the opening months of Patrick Vieira’s reign. The Arsenal icon was brought in to alter the team’s stodgy style and begin the rebuild of a side that certainly weren’t spring chickens in Roy Hodgson’s final year at the club. While some elements of Vieira’s rebuild are already evident — the team have switched to his favoured 4-3-3 and there’s a greater proclivity to retain possession — some things have also remained the same.  
Britney Spears accuses her father of trying to extort her
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Britney Spears accuses her father of trying to extort her

Britney Spears says her father is trying to extort her by asking for a payoff before he quits his role as her conservator. In new legal documents, obtained by TMZ, Britney pointed out that her father has already admitted it's in her best interests for him to step down as her conservator, but she adds that he is trying to hold her up for more money from her as a condition to leave. Britney's legal team claims Jamie is asking for around $2 million before he will step down as her conservator. Some of the money will go to pay his lawyers and her former business manager Tri Star. In the documents, Britney's lawyer, Matt Rosengart, warned: "The status quo is no longer tolerable, and Britney Spears will not be extorted." Britney says Jamie should just resign now instead of drawing o...
CNG’s call for Governor Masari’s resignation unnecessary – DG media, Katsina
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CNG’s call for Governor Masari’s resignation unnecessary – DG media, Katsina

The Director-General of Media in Katsina State, Abdu Labaran Malumfashi has condemned the call made by the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) asking his Boss, Governor Aminu Bello Masari to resign. Malumfashi condemned CNG’s call in a press statement he made available to DAILY POST on Saturday. He said constitutionally elected officeholders, like Governor Masari, would not succumb to the intimidation by some self-serving disgruntled elements, masquerading as human rights campaigners. Explaining that the Nigerian Constitution has provided the necessary protocols for easing out Governors if they are found wanting in the discharge of their responsibilities, he maintained that the state house of assembly knows what to do should the need arises. He noted that Masari was not the firs...
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CNN’s Chris Cuomo Breaks Silence on his brother Andrew Cuomo’s Sexual Harassment Scandal and Resignation

CNN anchor, Chris Cuomo is finally speaking out in the wake of his brother Andrew Cuomo’s sexual harassment scandal and resignation as New York governor. During Monday’s edition of his CNN show Cuomo Prime Time, Chris admitted that “this situation is unlike anything I could have imagined.” He went on to say that “I never covered my brother’s troubles because I obviously had a conflict.” When he spoke with Andrew, he contended, he was not acting as an adviser, but as “a brother.”  And he did have some advice for his brother: “Own what you did, tell people what you’ll do to be better, be contrite, and finally, accept that it doesn’t matter what you intended. What matters is how your actions and words were perceived.” The CNN anchor added that...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces resignation following multiple sexual assault allegations
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announces resignation following multiple sexual assault allegations

New York Governor, Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday afternoon, August 10 announced he will resign from office following multiple allegations of sexual harassment. Cuomo’s decision to step down comes a week after the New York attorney general’s office released the findings of an independent investigation into sexual harassment allegations. The report found that Cuomo allegedly sexually harassed 11 women. Cuomo had denied all allegations against him claiming he is innocent but in recent weeks he has faced pressure from the Democratic party leadership and president Joe Biden to resign. The New York House of Reps were planning to begin impeachment proceedings against him this week. Cuomo making the announcement on Tuesday, says the resignation will be effective in 14 days. He announced th...
Catholic Church bans Fr. Mbaka from Commenting on ‘Partisan Politics’
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Catholic Church bans Fr. Mbaka from Commenting on ‘Partisan Politics’

Enugu-based Catholic Priest, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, who is the Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministries Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), has been banned by the  Catholic church from commenting on partisan politics. The Catholic bishop of Enugu Diocese Callistus Onaga in a letter dated June 3, 2021, disclosed the ban to  Fr. Mbaka and also converted his adoration ministry to chaplaincy. The letter also explains that Mbaka still leads the chaplaincy but the bishop (Onaga) can appoint any ministerial officer “to assist the chaplains to oversee the pastoral activities of the ministry.” The ban is coming after the controversy surrounding the recent disappearance and appearance of Fr. Mbaka which also led to the shutdown of his Adoration Ministry after he had asked President Muhammadu Buhari ...
AU Suspends Mali’s Membership after Military Coup and Threatens Sanctions
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AU Suspends Mali’s Membership after Military Coup and Threatens Sanctions

The African Union has suspended Mali from its membership in response to last week's military coup and threatened sanctions if a civilian-led government is not restored, the union has announced. The military led by Assimi Goita (pictured above) arrested interim President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane last week and pressured them to resign, halting a transition to democratic elections after ousting the previous administration through a coup last August . Former vice president Assimi Goita, a colonel who led the August coup and last week's revolt, was declared president on Friday, last week. The African Union has now called for "an unimpeded, transparent and swift return to the civilian-led transition ... failing which, the Council will not hesitate to impose targeted sa...
Man Utd Women’s Manager Resigns
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Man Utd Women’s Manager Resigns

  Casey Stoney has stepped down as Manchester United women’s manager. The 38-year-old took charge when the team was reformed in 2018. Stoney led United to promotion in their first season and has secured top four finishes in the last two seasons. “It has been an honour to lead the women’s team at this great club and this has been an incredibly tough decision. She added: “I now feel the time is right to take some time away and for someone else to come in and lead the team on the next stage of its journey.” Stoney is already attracting attention from clubs in the NWSL. She was also linked with the Team GB post, but Hege Riise has taken the role.
President Buhari should speak to us… we didn’t vote for Garba Shehu or Femi Adesina – Dino Melaye
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President Buhari should speak to us… we didn’t vote for Garba Shehu or Femi Adesina – Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye has asked President Buhari to come out and address Nigerians as people voted for him and not his media aides, Femi Adesina and Garba Shehu.   Melaye said this when he granted an interview on AIT today May 7. According to him, President Buhari’s silence is detrimental to the war against insecurity in the country. He asked the president to resign "in the interest of Nigerians who are dying."   “President Buhari needs to speak to Nigerians directly, he needs to communicate with the media. Our president is absent, and this has negative concomitant effects on the war against insecurity in the country. It is very pathetic, but our president is not available. All we hear is presidency says, we didn’t vote for Garba Shehu or Femi Adesina. All our secur...
Real Madrid squad fear ‘tired’ Zidane is ready to resign
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Real Madrid squad fear ‘tired’ Zidane is ready to resign

There is a feeling within the Blancos' ranks that the Frenchman has grown fed up of events outside of his control and is considering quitting There is a feeling within the dressing room at Real Madrid that Zinedine Zidane will not be in charge of the club next season, with the Frenchman ready to walk away from the final year of his contract. Goal has spoken with a number of players across various levels of the playing staff in the Spanish capital, with the general consensus being that change in the dugout is fast approaching. There is a feeling that a tired and annoyed Zidane is ready to step down from his position, despite his contract running until 2022.
Mbaka asked Buhari for contracts, Garba Shehu alleges
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Mbaka asked Buhari for contracts, Garba Shehu alleges

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, has alleged that Ejike Mbaka, Spiritual Director of the Adoration Ministry (AMEN), asked President Muhammadu Buhari for contracts but was rebuffed. Reacting to the priest call for Buhari to resign or be impeached, Shehu said Mbaka once brought three contractors to the president but Buhari insisted that due process must be followed. “Father Mbaka is everything apart form what he claims to be… an outsider distilling the avalanche of verbiage will be surprised that after supporting the President two times to win the Presidency, Father Mbaka has made a complete U-Turn, preposterously asking President Buhari to resign or be impeached,” Shehu said. “Here is the point of departure: Father Mbaka asked for a meeti...
Impeachment: Senators, Reps Divided As Afenifere Backs Mbaka’s Verdict On Buhari
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Impeachment: Senators, Reps Divided As Afenifere Backs Mbaka’s Verdict On Buhari

Some senators and members of the House of Representatives as well as sociocultural organisations on Thursday expressed divergent views on the call by the spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Father Ejike Mbaka, on President Muhammadu Buhari to resign or be impeached. The cleric, who publicly supported the candidature of President Buhari in the build-up to the 2015 elections, said “God is angry with the president.” His call for Buhari’s resignation or impeachment came 24 hours after a renowned Islamic scholar, Sheikh Dahiru Usman Bauchi raised the alarm that nobody is safe anymore in the country, and challenged the president to act. While some members of the National Assembly said Father Mbaka was right, others said the suggestion was overkill. The Yoruba sociocu...
The House of Representatives Should Impeach the President if he Doesn’t Want to Resign”- Fr Mbaka says
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The House of Representatives Should Impeach the President if he Doesn’t Want to Resign”- Fr Mbaka says

Worried by the alarming spate of insecurity in the country, the Catholic Priest and Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Fr Ejike Mbaka, has called for the impeachment of President Buhari. Speaking at the Adoration Ministry in Enugu recently, the clergyman wondered how the President will maintain grave silence despite the wanton killings across the country. “Let me tell you; if it is in a civilized country, by now, President Buhari would have resigned with what is happening. Nigerians are crying because there’s no security in the country, the House of Representatives should impeach the president if he doesn’t want to resign. A good coach cannot watch his players be defeated when he has players sitting down on the bench. It is either Buhari resigns by himself or he wi...
Juventus Offer Everton Four First-team Players in Exchange for Kean
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Juventus Offer Everton Four First-team Players in Exchange for Kean

Juventus is so desperate to re-sign former striker Moise Kean and will offer Everton four first-team players, according to Tuttosport. It is understood that the four players Juventus will offer Everton to force the deal are Aaron Ramsey, Adrien Rabiot, Merih Demiral and Douglas Costa. Kean is currently on loan at Paris Saint-Germain from Everton. The 21-year-old is a product of Juventus’ academy, but the Serie A champions sold him to Everton for €30million in 2019. The Italy international left Goodison Park after just one season to join PSG on a loan deal. The forward is expected to return to Everton at the end of the season. However, PSG remains interested in making Kean’s move permanent.
I Will Resign if Asked to do Anything Against my Conscience – EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa
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I Will Resign if Asked to do Anything Against my Conscience – EFCC Chairman, Abdulrasheed Bawa

Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Abdulrasheed Bawa has said that he will resign if he is asked to do anything against his conscience. The 40-year-old EFCC Chairman who said this in an interview on NTA, said he will be guided by the law in all his actions. Bawa also urged Nigerians to stop glorifying corruption and corrupt people in the society. He said in the interview; “We need to change our attitudes in Nigeria. We are in the habit of worshipping people that have money in the society, but never bother to ask questions about their source of income. “In winning the fight against corruption, we are engaging all stakeholders including religious leaders, community leaders and others. “We are going to embark on massive public enlightenment to se...
Supreme Court Indictment: PDP Tells Mai Buni To Resign
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Supreme Court Indictment: PDP Tells Mai Buni To Resign

The @OfficialPDPNig has asked Yobe state Governor Mala Mai Buni to resign his position as governor and Interim National Chairman of @OfficialAPCNg, following the pronouncement of the Supreme Court, which found the leadership of the party as “irresponsible and reckless”, for engaging in unsubstantiated allegations against the justices of the Supreme Court. It is indeed appalling that the illegal Mai Buni leadership of the @OfficialAPCNg could, in their penchant for falsehood, go to the extent of falsely accusing the Justices of the Supreme Court of holding a meeting with @OfficialPDPNig leaders allegedly to subvert justice, in a case, in which the PDP is not even a party. The pronouncement of the Supreme Court, the highest court in the land, has ultimately vindicated our stand tha...
Dinamo Zagreb Manager, Zoran Mamic Jailed ahead of Tottenham Clash
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Dinamo Zagreb Manager, Zoran Mamic Jailed ahead of Tottenham Clash

  Dinamo Zagreb boss, Zoran Mamic has resigned after being sentenced to four years and eight months in prison. The manager resigned ahead of the teams’ Europa League clash with Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham leaving his boys in disarray. The manager and his brother Zdravko were convicted of corruption charges in 2018. Mamic tendered his resignation as Dinamo Zagreb boss immediately after Croatia’s Supreme Court upheld the initial rulings on Monday. In a statement on the club’s official website, Mamic, said, “Although I don’t feel guilty, I resign as I said before I would do if the sentence was confirmed. “I wish all the good luck to the club.” His resignation was accepted immediately by the club’s board and Damir Krznar was swiftly appointed as his successor. Di...
Bello Matawalle Offers To Resign Over Rising Insecurity
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Bello Matawalle Offers To Resign Over Rising Insecurity

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has offered to resign if taking such step will bring a lasting solution to the high level of insecurity in his state. Zamfara is one of the north-west states affected by banditry. Many persons have been killed while countless people have been abducted in attacks by different armed gangs. Responding to the disturbing trend in the state, the federal government declared Zamfara a no-fly zone on Tuesday and also banned mining activities there. Malam Garba Shehu, Presidential Spokesman, had told Daily Trust that the action was taken based on the suspicion that choppers ferry in arms for bandits. Speaking when he featured on Politics Today, a Channels Television programme, on Wednesday, Matawalle said he does not mind using his job as a sacr...
“Asking Buhari To Resign Is Not An Offence, Release Tanko-Yakasai” – Falana
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“Asking Buhari To Resign Is Not An Offence, Release Tanko-Yakasai” – Falana

A human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), says it is no crime for any citizen to call for President Muhammadu Buhari’s resignation. Falana’s statement is not unconnected to the arrest of Salihu Yakasai, a former special adviser on Media to Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje. State security operatives reported arrested Yakasai shortly after criticizing President Buhari on Twitter. Reacting to the arrest, Falana condemned the action of the Department of State Services stating that there is no justification for the arrest and detention of Yakassai. In a statement titled, ‘Asking Buhari to Resign is Not An Offence’, the rights activist noted that many politicians and activists have continued to call for Buhari resignation due to the deteriorating security situation across t...
DSS Reportedly Arrests Governor Ganduje’s Media Aide, Salihu Tanko-Yakassai, After he Criticised President Buhari and APC
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DSS Reportedly Arrests Governor Ganduje’s Media Aide, Salihu Tanko-Yakassai, After he Criticised President Buhari and APC

Salihu Tanko-Yakasai, the Special Adviser on Media to Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, has been reportedly arrested by the Department of State Services' operatives. This comes hours after he called on the President Buhari-led government to either deal with bandits in the country or resign. While reacting to the abduction of 317 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State on Friday, February 28, Salihu had tweeted; "Clearly, we as APC government, at all levels, have failed Nigerians in the number 1 duty we were elected to do which is to secure lives & properties. Not a single day goes by without some insecurity in this land. This is a shame! Deal with terrorists decisively or resign.'' Hours af...
Celtic manager Neil Lennon resigns
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Celtic manager Neil Lennon resigns

  Celtic manager Neil Lennon has resigned with his side 18 points adrift of Rangers in the Scottish Premiership. Lennon took charge for a second spell in February 2019 when Brendan Rodgers left and led the club to two titles, two Scottish Cups and a League Cup. However, Celtic are well behind their Glasgow rivals in their bid to win 10-straight titles and slumped to defeat at struggling Ross County on Sunday. Assistant manager John Kennedy will take interim charge of the team. "We have experienced a difficult season due to so many factors and, of course, it is very frustrating and disappointing that we have not been able to hit the same heights as we did previously," Lennon, 49, said, in a statement on Celtic's website. "I have worked as hard as ever to try and turn ...
Beauty Queen Sacked from Hospital job Because she’s ”too Beautiful”
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Beauty Queen Sacked from Hospital job Because she’s ”too Beautiful”

A former model was ordered to resign from a job at a hospital for being ''too pretty.'' Claudia Ardelean, 27, who has a double degree in law and European ethics, was appointed to work unpaid on the board of the Pneumophthisiology Clinical Hospital in Romania. She was delighted and posted about her appointment on social media on February 8. The former model and beauty queen posted a selfie in front of the council building and wrote: "I am thankful for the trust and support of the Cluj National Liberal Party!" However, she soon received criticisms from trolls who claimed she only received the job because of her looks. Newspaper Click said as a result of the criticisms, she was forced to resign because she is ''too beautiful.'' Claudia, who now works as a lawyer in a...
Anambra EndSARS Panel Members Resign Over Government’s Insincerity
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Anambra EndSARS Panel Members Resign Over Government’s Insincerity

The five panel members in their joint resignation letter, dated February 13, 2021, noted that police brutality, extortion, and even extrajudicial killings had remained unchecked in the state. Members of the #EndSARS panel in Anambra State have tendered their resignation letter, knocking Governor Willie Obiano for ignoring the panel and for rising human rights abuses under his watch. The five panel members in their joint resignation letter, dated February 13, 2021, noted that police brutality, extortion, and even extrajudicial killings had remained unchecked in the state, even as the “notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Awkuzu and numerous other police outfits in Anambra State have become infamous around the world for outrageous, unconscionable, and iniquitous violations of...
Police Brutality: I May Resign From Lagos Judicial Panel – Adegboruwa
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Police Brutality: I May Resign From Lagos Judicial Panel – Adegboruwa

Senior Advocate of Nigeria and member of the Lagos Judicial Panel on police brutality, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has said he cannot in good conscience continue to sit on the panel as there are cases of fresh police brutality at Lekki on Saturday. The human rights lawyer said he was consulting with his colleagues on the civil society, so he could take a decision with regard to his continued participation as a member on the panel. Adegboruwa said he was saddened at the way police dehumanised people at Lekki. “My heart is very heavy. I’m saddened and devastated. My soul is sorely troubled at this time. “For decades before the advent of this administration, Nigerians have risked their lives, liberties, their times and their energies, their resources, to win back this country on the ...
Resign If You Can’t Sacrifice Your Life For Yorubas – Adewale Giwa To Gani Adams
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Resign If You Can’t Sacrifice Your Life For Yorubas – Adewale Giwa To Gani Adams

Senior pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has urged Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams to wake up and save his people from the hands of criminal herdsmen ravaging the region. Giwa, in a statement signed and forwarded to DAILY POST on Wednesday, specifically told Otunba Gani Adams to relinquish his position if he could not sacrifice himself for the Yoruba region. He said, ”I have carefully examined the relationship between Otunba Gani Adams and the entire Yoruba. I am bold to say that the Aare Ona Kakanfo is letting his people down. “He is getting too much sleep which I think is contrary to the position he is currently occupying as Aare Ona Kakanfo. “He is not ready to sacrifice himself for his people; this is the time the people in...
Resign Instead Of Arresting Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns Oyo CP, Ngozi
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Resign Instead Of Arresting Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns Oyo CP, Ngozi

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Saturday warned the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mrs Ngozi Onadeko to resign now rather than arrest Sunday Igboho. Kanu made the call as a swift response to the news making rounds about the arrest of Igboho over his quit notice to herdsmen. Nnamdi Kanu, in a statement, warned Ngozi to ensure nothing happens to Igboho and Yoruba youths rising up against herdsmen. Nnamdi Kanu stated that “You are an Igbo woman so I expect you to be reasonable enough to know that Fulani IGP posted you to Oyo to superintend the arrest or possible killing of Yoruba youths in order to ferment enmity between the East and the West at this critical juncture in the history of the liberation of all indigenous peoples across Nigeria,...
127 Soldiers Resign From Nigerian Army
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127 Soldiers Resign From Nigerian Army

A total 127 soldiers are exiting the Nigerian Army despite the worsening security challenges the military is currently combating in some parts of the country. The soldiers, drawn from various formations of the army across the country, are all of the junior cadres who are mostly at the forefront in the field. The military personnel, comprising one Master Warrant Officer, three Warrant Officers, 22 Staff Sergeants, 29 Sergeants, 64 Corporals, seven Lance Corporals and one Private, will disengage in May, according to a memo seen by PREMIUM TIMES. The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, a lieutenant general, has since approved their formal disengagement. The list of the exiting soldiers did not distinguish between those embarking on voluntary retirement and those leaving the ar...
Insecurity: Buhari needs to wake up at midnight and ask Allah for forgiveness- Ex-governor, Sule Lamido says
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Insecurity: Buhari needs to wake up at midnight and ask Allah for forgiveness- Ex-governor, Sule Lamido says

A former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido, has said that President Buhari has failed Nigerians and needs to wake up at midnight and pray to Allah for forgiveness.   Lamido said this in an interview with BBC Hausa while reacting to the gruesome murder of 43 farmers by Boko Haram members in Borno state on Saturday, November 28.   Lamido added that President Buhari should drop his ''arrogance'' and seek Allah's forgiveness. "There is no way a government can go successfully without sabotage but you need to be strong enough to overcome such challenges. If really, he cannot withstand this, he has to resign but we can't be accepting sabotage as a reason. He has failed, if not that he failed, how will you allow some people to slaughter 43 people? How will you allow...
Insecurity: Resign Now, Northern Elders Forum Tells Buhari
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Insecurity: Resign Now, Northern Elders Forum Tells Buhari

The Northern Elders Forum on Wednesday asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to resign. According to the group, the President has failed in the two critical areas of security and economy and as such has ‘nothing new to offer’ Nigerians. NEF Spokesman, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, stated this tonight on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme monitored by The PUNCH. He said it is disappointing that after over five years of being in office, Buhari still hasn’t delivered on the promises he made to Nigerians when he was first elected in 2015. Baba-Ahmed noted that Buhari had asked his predecessor, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, to resign in 2013 over growing insecurity in the country and so, it is not out of place to demand that he resigns over the same ...
In civilised nations, leaders who fail to provide security will do the honorable thing and resign – Northern Elders Forum
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In civilised nations, leaders who fail to provide security will do the honorable thing and resign – Northern Elders Forum

The  Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has said that in civilized nations, a leader who fails to secure the lives and properties of his people would have resigned honourably.   The group said this in a statement released by its the Director of Publicity and Advocacy of the forum, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, on Tuesday, December 1, while reacting to the recent killing of over 43 farmers in Borno state by Boko Haram members.   According to the group, life has lost its meaning in the Buhari-led administration.   The statement in part reads   “These particular killings have been greeted by the most insensitive response by spokespersons of the president. The lame excuse that farmers had not sought permission from the military to harvest produce merely exposes the ...
Zinedine Zidane insists he won’t resign after Shakhtar Donetsk complete UCL double with 2-0 win over Real Madrid
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Zinedine Zidane insists he won’t resign after Shakhtar Donetsk complete UCL double with 2-0 win over Real Madrid

Real Madrid head coach, Zinedine Zidane, has insisted that he will not resign, despite another poor performance from his side in a 2-0 defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday night, December 1, 2020.   Real Madrid's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League last 16 are now in doubt after the match completed a shocking win for the Ukranians over Madrid, weeks after losing 3-2 at home to Shakhtar. Zidane could be asked by the Madrid hierarchy if results don't improve with Madrid now having lost three of their last five matches.   But he has bullishly said he will not be stepping down.   “I am not going to resign – not at all," he said following Tuesday's defeat.“We have always had delicate moments. It is true that it is a bad streak in terms of result...
Buhari Not Safe In Aso Rock, He Should Resign – Pastor Giwa
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Buhari Not Safe In Aso Rock, He Should Resign – Pastor Giwa

Senior pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has said that even President Muhammadu Buhari is not safe at the Presidential Villa going by the breakdown of security in the country. He also said that Buhari’s high-handedness has caused a major setback to national advancement. Giwa, in a statement to DAILY POST on Tuesday said Nigerians had chosen their destiny by allowing president Buhari to rule the country for another four years. The cleric, however, urged Nigerians to stay strong. He declared: “It’s unfortunate that we have a president who doesn’t listen to the yearnings of his people. “President Buhari’s high-handedness has brought setbacks to Nigeria in all ramifications. If they could kill a first-class monarch in Ondo state, who is...
Caf President Ahmad Ahmad confirms candidacy for re-election
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Caf President Ahmad Ahmad confirms candidacy for re-election

The next election for positions in the African football governing body is scheduled for March 2021 The Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad has announced his intention to run for a second term in office. Ahmad’s confirmation comes on the back of a reported endorsement from 46 African Federations who are rooting for his success in the elective Extraordinary General Assembly in Morocco on March 12, 2021. Three years ago, Ahmad ended Issa Hayatou's 29-year reign as Caf boss, after defeating the Cameroonian by 34 votes to 20.
EndSARS: Resign Now!, Protesting Ondo Youths Slam Buhari
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EndSARS: Resign Now!, Protesting Ondo Youths Slam Buhari

He added that the youths are tired of the present government of President Muhammadu Buhari due to the various economic challenges being faced by the people. As the #EndSARS protest entered its fourth day in Ondo State, concerned youths in the state have vowed to continue with their agitations on the streets to seek an end to bad governance in the country. The youths have been demonstrating in major towns of the state, calling for an end to brutality, extortion, and killings by the police. The protest brought traffic to a halt on major roads on Monday as the youth condemned the cost of foods and other consumable items in the country. They lamented that the country is currently in the hands of bad leaders who do not care about the welfare of the citizens. Omolulo Ibida...
I’ll Resign If That Will Make Messi Remain In Barcelona – Bartomeu
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I’ll Resign If That Will Make Messi Remain In Barcelona – Bartomeu

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed his he is “willing to resign” if Lionel Messi makes a public promise to stay at the club. The under-fire club chief has claimed he will bow to the fans’ demands and walk away from the Nou Camp – if it keeps Messi at the club. Messi admitted he could be tempted to stay at the Nou Camp if Bartomeu resigns from his post. Bartomeu is entitled to stay at the club for one more year when the new presidential elections take place. But, seemingly with Barcelona’s best interests at heart, Bartomeu has reportedly said he will quit if Messi promises to stay, according to TV3. On Wednesday night, angry fans broke through the Nou Camp gates as protests against Bartomeu continued into a second night. Manchester Ci...
Lagos East Bye-Election: Tokunbo Abiru, Polaris Bank MD, Set To Resign
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Lagos East Bye-Election: Tokunbo Abiru, Polaris Bank MD, Set To Resign

Tokunbo Abiru, Man­aging Director/ Chief Executive Of­ficer (CEO), Polaris Bank, is set to resign his ap­pointment this week, Daily Independent has exclusively gathered.Abiru, a former Commis­sioner for Finance in the state during Governor Baba­tunde Fashola’s second term, is also expected to announce his entrance into the race for Lagos East Senatorial Dis­trict bye-election which the Independent National Elec­toral Commission (INEC) has fixed for Saturday October 31, 2020.A member of the Gover­nors Advisory Council (GAC) in Lagos said Abiru, who has been nominated by the Lagos State chapter of the All Pro­gressives Congress (APC) as a replacement for the late Senator Bayo Osinowo, who represented Lagos East Sena­torial District until his death in June, will pick up the expression of...
‘I Won’t Resign As Akeredolu’s Deputy, I Only Dumped APC’ – Agboola Ajayi
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‘I Won’t Resign As Akeredolu’s Deputy, I Only Dumped APC’ – Agboola Ajayi

Following his resignation from the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday, the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi has dismissed the insinuation that he will resign from the cabinet of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. According to Agboola, who on Sunday also registered his membership into the fold of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, he was elected by the people, and he is still serving their mandate. MCI had on Sunday reported how the deputy governor dumped the APC which was the party he was elected alongside his boss, Akeredolu in 2016. Speaking shortly after picking his PDP membership card, Agboola said he only resigned as APC member and not as the deputy governor of the state “It’s my people that voted for me. They did not ask me to resign, so I remain the d...
Ondo State Deputy Governor, Ajayi Agboola May Resign, Set To Join PDP
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Ondo State Deputy Governor, Ajayi Agboola May Resign, Set To Join PDP

Sources said the resignation was to enable him defect to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he is expected to contest for the governorship. Relationship between Hon Agboola and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has since collapsed over issues of trust and betrayal. It was gathered some APC lawmakers in Ondo House of Assembly would also resign their membership of the APC and join the PDP. Candidate of the PDP in the 2016 governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, hinted on the defection of Agboola last week when he picked his nomination form. Jegede stated the coming of Agboola to the PDP “demonstrated that the APC has collapsed and Agboola needs to look for a good house.” According to Jegede: “If APC was and is good, Agboola Ajayi would not leave APC. If PDP is bad...
774,000 Recruitment: Keyamo Threatens To Resign If Politicians Hijack Process
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774,000 Recruitment: Keyamo Threatens To Resign If Politicians Hijack Process

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has threatened to resign from the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration if the approved recruitment of 774, 000 people is hijacked by politicians. The Minister, issued the threat on Wednesday while inaugurating the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Extended Special Public Works Across the 774 Local Government Areas of the Federation. Mr. Keyamo who explained that the committee was set up to devise a strategy for the implementation of the job creation, said the pilot scheme was approved to be implemented in five local government areas in eight states of Adamawa, Borno, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Jigawa, Katsina and Kwara. The beneficiaries he said will be engaged in drainage digging and clearance, irrigation canals cleara...
Petition Calling For WHO Boss To Resign Goes Viral, Nears 1M Signatures
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Petition Calling For WHO Boss To Resign Goes Viral, Nears 1M Signatures

A viral petition calling for the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) to resign has gone viral, amassing almost one million signatures. WHO boss Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has come under fire over the organization’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ghebreyesus, the Ethiopian politician who has led the United Nations-backed health body as director-general since July 2017, has also been accused of aiding China in a cover-up of their outbreak of the Chinese virus. The coronavirus pandemic has so far killed more than 100,000 people worldwide and infected more than 1.7 million. Tedros has been specifically accused of allowing China to underreport the impact of the virus in Wuhan, the city where the global pandemic originated. Critics have asserted that the a...
Crisis Hits Barcelona: Six Board Members Resign
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Crisis Hits Barcelona: Six Board Members Resign

Six Barcelona board members of Barcelona FC have resigned after not being happy the way the club is being managed by President Josep Maria Bartomeu. In a joint letter, the six expressed concern over the financial implications of the coronavirus crisis for the club. They also criticised the handling of a scandal in February when the club were forced to deny hiring a firm to attack its own players on social media, BBC reports. And they called for Barca to call new presidential elections. Emili Rousaud and Enrique Tombas – two of the club’s four vice-presidents – quit alongside four directors: Silvio Elias, Josep Pont, Jordi Calsamiglia and Maria Teixidor. “We have arrived at this point because we cannot reverse the way the club is managed in the face of important challenge...
Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s N200m Library Evacuated
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Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s N200m Library Evacuated

A N200m library which belongs to former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has been evacuated from the palace, days after he was dethroned by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. The dethroned Emir’s principal private secretary, Mujtaba Abba who confirmed that over 40,000 books and journals catalogued at the expansive library have been evacuated in an interview with Daily Nigerian, said they were taken to a safe location within the state. Mr Abba, who recently resigned as Falakin Kano said; “High Highness’ greatest concern was the fate of his books, so my sister and I stayed behind to ensure that we evacuated all the books. It took us sleepless nights to accomplish the task in two days. “I made most of the transactions for the purchase of the books, and I can tell you, in conservative e...
Spanish Opera Singer, Placido Domingo Retracts his Apology to Dozens of Women who Accused him of Sexual Harassment Just two Days after he Apologised
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Spanish Opera Singer, Placido Domingo Retracts his Apology to Dozens of Women who Accused him of Sexual Harassment Just two Days after he Apologised

Placido Domingo has seemingly retracted his apology two days after he said sorry to dozens of women who accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour. The Spanish opera singer, 79, was forced to resign as general manager of the Los Angeles Opera after a total of 20 women including singers, dancers, musicians, and backstage staff accused Domingo of harassment and inappropriate behaviour at opera houses over the last three decades. On Tuesday, the singer, director, and conductor said in a statement: “I have taken time over the last several months to reflect on the allegations that various colleagues of mine have made against me. I respect that these women finally felt comfortable enough to speak out, and I want them to know that I am truly sorry for the hurt that I c...
House of Rep Member Threatens to Resign Over Insecurity in North-East Region
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House of Rep Member Threatens to Resign Over Insecurity in North-East Region

A Borno lawmaker, Ahmadu Jaha has threatened to resign over the insecurity witnessed in the North-East region of the country. Speaking at Tuesday's plenary session, the lawmaker representing Damboa/Gwoza/Chibok federal constituency accused the military of creating super camps to protect themselves while exposing innocent civilians to the Boko Haram attacks. Jaha who before now called on service chiefs to resign their positions, alleged that soldiers wait in their super camps to repel the attacks carried out by the terrorists instead of taking the battle to them.
Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Asks Buhari To Resign Over Insecurity, Praises Jonathan
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Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Asks Buhari To Resign Over Insecurity, Praises Jonathan

Mycelebityandi reports that famous Islamic leader and scholar, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Gumi has condemned the present state of Insecurity witnessed in the country as a result of Boko Haram. In the video below, he said that Nigeria has witnessed more death as a result of Boko Haram now than during the government of President Goodluck Jonathan. He blamed the current President, Muhammadu Buhari for Boko Haram attacks. He said Buhari's government is not committed to fighting insurgency as it should. The Islamic scholar said the way he asked President Jonathan to resign over Boko Haram insurgency is the same way he is now asking President Buhari to resign, even with immediate effect as insecurity is getting worse. Gumi who could not hide his feelings during the speech felt sorry ...
Florida Congressman Files Ethics Complaint Against Nancy Pelosi for Tearing Trump’s Speech
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Florida Congressman Files Ethics Complaint Against Nancy Pelosi for Tearing Trump’s Speech

Florida congressman, Matt Gaetz has filed an ethics complaint against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for tearing up her own copy of President Trump's speech during the State of the Union address on Tuesday, saying she broke the law. Pelosi, after sitting down for over an hour listening to Trump's state of the union address, stood up after Trump ended his speech and in the front of cameras and the watching congress, tore her own copy of Trump's speech. Mr. Gaetz, one of Mr. Trump’s allies, termed Mrs. Pelosi’s gesture of tearing the speech as “beneath the dignity of the House, and a potential violation of law (18 USC 2071)” and urged her to resign.   Mr. Gaetz while posting on Twitter said he has sent the letter to the two top lawmakers on the House ethics committee...

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