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Spotify Owner’s Bid To Take Over Arsenal Is Now “Very Serious”
Sport

Spotify Owner’s Bid To Take Over Arsenal Is Now “Very Serious”

Spotify founder Daniel Ek says his proposed Arsenal takeover is "very serious" and that he has secured funds for a deal. Amid last week's fallout from the European Super League collapse, Ek said he was interested in buying the club. Arsenal legends Thierry Henry, Dennis Bergkamp and Patrick Vieira have joined his bid but owners Stan and Josh Kroenke say they do not want to sell. Ek wants to bring a compelling offer and hopes the Kroenkes "hear me out". "I have secured the funds for it and I want to bring a very compelling offer to the owners and I hope they hear me out. "I certainly didn't expect this will happen overnight and I am prepared for this to be a long journey." Swedish billionaire Ek first signalled his interest in the club following protests by Gunners fan...
Buhari Is Working With Fulani To Take Over Nigeria – Ortom (Graphic Pics)
Politics

Buhari Is Working With Fulani To Take Over Nigeria – Ortom (Graphic Pics)

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), of working for the Fulani ethnic stock to take over Nigeria. Ortom spoke on Tuesday in reaction to the recent killing of residents allegedly perpetrated by herdsmen in parts of the North-Central state. He also lamented that no fewer than 70 people have been killed in the last two weeks in three local governments in the state. The governor, who said the killings cannot continue, said, “What is happening now, to me, is very clear; Mr President is just working for these Fulanis to take over the whole country. “His body language is what is being played out. The body language, the action and inaction of Mr President shows that he is only the President of Fulani people; I have k...
Boko Haram’s Take-Over Of Damasak Is A Blatant Misinformation – Nigerian Army
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Boko Haram’s Take-Over Of Damasak Is A Blatant Misinformation – Nigerian Army

The reports in a section of the media that Boko Haram terrorists have overran and in control of Damasak town is blatant misinformation. There was an attack by the terrorists sometime yesterday but they were effectively repelled by own troops. As we speak, troops are in total control of the general area and as can be seen in the attached video, the Commander of 5 Brigade, Brig Gen SS Tilawan, is driving round the town earlier this afternoon to assess the general situation following the cowardly attack by the terrorists who sneaked in from the northern flank yesterday in active collaboration of some local informants. The Nigerian Army wishes to assure residents of Damasak and adjoining communities to remain calm as mop operation by the troops are ongoing to flush out the remnant of...
Hoodlums Take Over LASU Axis, Attack & Rob Students At Will
Crime

Hoodlums Take Over LASU Axis, Attack & Rob Students At Will

Lagos State University, Ojo, Lagos, axis particularly areas along Lagos-Badagry Expressway (close to Iyana-Iba market) Okokomaiko (PPL) area, and the university gate on LASU-Igando road, are now a hotbed of violent crimes. Clutching dangerous weapons such as guns and knives, hoodlums prey on unwitting passers-by in these areas—many of whom are students of the university, robbing them of money, belongings, and in some cases, inflicting bodily harm. An entrepreneur and 300-level student of Biology Education, Rukayat Balogun, suffered brutality at the hands of the criminal elements. On June 24, 2019, Rukayat left her hostel at Idirogbo for CMS at about 5:30am to beat the rush hour. She planned to buy some goods for her customers being a retailer of male and female underwear. She was...
Cows Take Over Ondo Streets Despite Ban On Open Grazing By Governor Akeredolu
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Cows Take Over Ondo Streets Despite Ban On Open Grazing By Governor Akeredolu

Commuters and residents in Akure, Ondo state have reported an increase in disruptive encounters with herdsmen and cattle grazing along its major roads despite Governor Rotimi Akeredolu’s order banning open grazing in the state. Some residents told SaharaReporters that some cows on Monday blocked a road in Ayedun, a popular street in the state capital disrupting vehicular movement for many minutes. It was gathered that motorists were forced to stop their vehicles to pave the way for the cows moving freely on the road. Cows were also sighted moving freely along Aule Road and in front of NNPC mega station, along Ilesha/Owo expressway. Akeredolu had in January banned movement of cattle within the cities and highways, underage grazing and night grazing. Weeks after, governors...
IGP’s Wife, Fatima Adamu Planning To Take Over Our Shops – Traders
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IGP’s Wife, Fatima Adamu Planning To Take Over Our Shops – Traders

Over 120 traders, operating at the Police Officers Wives Association (POWA), Phase 2, Plaza, Computer Village, Ikeja, have accused wife of the Inspector-General of Police, Mrs. Fatima Adamu, of attempting to take over their shops and destroy their source of livelihood. According to them, Adamu has concluded plans to demolish the shops, construct new ones and then release the shops. Adamu is the national president of POWA. A source close to the IG’s wife, however, told our correspondent that the woman in question was not aware of the shenanigans going on in the market. It was learnt that a senior police officer’s wife has been using the name of the IG’s wife to carry out illegal eviction of the traders. The woman is alleged to be colluding with a land developer to achieve this ...
I Want Government To Take Over My Museum – Sir Victor Uwaifo
Entertainment

I Want Government To Take Over My Museum – Sir Victor Uwaifo

Legendary highlife musician, Victor Uwaifo, has called on government and corporate bodies to take over his private music museum to save it from total rot. Uwaifo made the call during a visit to his “Revelation Tourist Palazzo” Museum in Benin City on Friday by officials of National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC) as part of the ongoing National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST). Uwaifo said that he had invested hugely in preserving the culture and history of the Edo people and Nigerians at large by establishing the timeless museum. He said that the museum, which housed all his intellectual property, ancestral shrines, slave market peculiar with Edo state, rituals and more, was his contribution to humanity. According to him, government or private investors could take...
N8.7bn Debt: Innoson Motors Moves To Take Over Gtbank Branches
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N8.7bn Debt: Innoson Motors Moves To Take Over Gtbank Branches

Innoson Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s indigenous vehicle production company, has instituted a move to take over Guaranteed Trust Bank, GTB, following a ruling by the Supreme Court over the bank’s N8.7 billion indebtedness to the company. The company’s chairman, Chief Dr Innocent Chukwuma, made the move through a “Writ of FiFa taken over Guaranty Trust Bank PLC for and on half of Innoson Nigeria Ltd” as a result of the Bank’s indebtedness to Innoson Nigeria Ltd. In a landmark decision on February 27th 2019, the Supreme Court had dismissed GTB’s appeal marked SC. 694/2014- against the judgment of Court of Appeal, Ibadan Division. The Court of Appeal, Ibadan division had in its decision of 6th February 2014 dismissed GTB’s appeal against the Federal High Court, Ibadan Division. Thus,...
Governorship Polls: Women Take Over Election Centres In Kano
Politics

Governorship Polls: Women Take Over Election Centres In Kano

Newsmen report that many of the women came out early to join the queue for accreditation and voting at polling centres in Tudun Wazirchi, Dandago, Sharada, Gandun Albasa and Kofar Kudu. Hajiya Amina Jibril told Newsmen that governorship election was very important to her because it directly affected her more than the Presidential election. “This is like a sacrifice to us to secure a good future for generations to come because we need a credible leader,” she said. Batula Adamu, a housewife, also said she came out to vote as her nephew who was contesting for the State House of Assembly. A civil servant, Malama Amina Mu’azu, said she would endure every hardship to vote for a candidate of her choice. “My outing today is a sacrifice to my state because no matter the choice we...
APC’ll Take Over Abia – Osinbajo
Politics

APC’ll Take Over Abia – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said the All Progressives Congress (APC) will take over Abia State after Saturday’s governorship and states assembly elections. Osinbajo, who was in Abia, yesterday, for a town hall meeting, described Abia as an important state for APC, and assured that on Saturday, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) government in Abia will be changed. He debunked rumours that the APC-led Federal Government agreed to allow PDP retain Abia and some other states, in return for votes got in the presidential election. Prof. Osinbajo said such rumours were mere propaganda and should be disregarded by everyone. . The vice president, who fielded questions from Abia people, urged them to troop out on Saturday to sack the PDP government, which, he said, has left the...
SERAP Gives NJC 5 Days To Take Over CJN Onnoghen’s Case
Politics

SERAP Gives NJC 5 Days To Take Over CJN Onnoghen’s Case

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open petition to the Next-In-Rank to the Chairman of the National Judicial Council (NJC) urging the NJC “to immediately take over from the Code of Conduct Tribunal the case of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen with a view to setting up a committee to investigate the allegations of breach of constitutional asset declaration requirements against him.” The organization also urged the NJC to: “ask Justice Onnoghen to step aside from his role as Chief Justice pending the outcome of your investigation into the allegations against him. Also, if following your investigation, the allegations against Justice Onnoghen is established, the NJC should refer the case to appropriate anti-corruption bodies for pros...
Access Bank, Others Take Over Etisalat Nigeria
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Access Bank, Others Take Over Etisalat Nigeria

A consortium of banks, led by Access Bank PLC and other Nigerian and foreign banks, has taken over the management of Etisalat Nigeria, effective June 15. The takeover followed the collapse of the effort by Emerging Markets Telecommunications Services, EMTS, promoted by-one time Chairman, United Bank for Africa, UBA, Hakeem Bello-Osagie, to reach agreement with the banks on debt restructuring plan in the protracted $1.72 billion (about N541.8 billion) debt impasse. However, EMTS Holding BV, established in the Netherlands, has up to June 23 to complete the transfer of 100 percent of the company’s shares in Etisalat to the United Capital Trustees Limited, the legal representative of the consortium of banks. Etisalat Group, the parent company of Etisalat Nigeria, announced the takeove...

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