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Giving Wike National Chairman Position Solution To PDP Crisis – Senator Okon

Giving Wike National Chairman Position Solution To PDP Crisis – Senator Okon Elder Statesman Senator Anietie Okon and a founding member of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has advised the party to give governor Nyesom Wike of River State national Chairman position to placate him. Senator Okon who spoke during an interview yesterday in Uyo, stressed that the chairman position was the only solution to the fued between him (Wike) and the presidential candidate of the party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. His words: “The PDP should give governor Wike national Chairman…

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Late Sir Victor Uwaifo’s Family Fights Manager Dirty Over Will, Drags Him To Court

Late Sir Victor Uwaifo’s Family Fights Manager Dirty Over Will, Drags Him To Court The family of late music maestro, Sir Victor Uwaifo yesterday disclaimed alleged plans by a group of people purportedly led by the late Uwaifo’s manager, Chris Eburu to mark the one year anniversary of their father alleging that Eburu is currently facing trial over alleged forgery of the will of their late father. Speaking to journalists in Benin City, the family members including Uwaifo’s eldest child, Mrs Ogbomwen Reden, his son Goodman Uwaifo and other members…

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IGP rewards Kano DPO for rejecting $200,000 bribe in armed robbery case

  The Inspector General of Police IGP, Usman Alkali Baba has presented a certificate of Award to Nassarawa, Divisional Police Officer, SP Daniel Itse Amah for rejecting the sum of Two Hundred Thousand United States Dollars (USD 200,000) offered him as a bribe in a case of alleged armed robbery.   In a letter containing the commendation, SP Daniel was hailed for exhibiting sound professionalism leading to the arrest of Ali Zaki, a Kano-based legal practitioner and some Police officers.   Our correspondent gathered that investigations by Operatives led by…

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Ayra Starr accuses French airline of ‘racism over delayed luggage’

  Ayra Starr, the Nigerian songstress, has raised the alarm after her luggage was allegedly delayed by a French airline.   The singer called out Air France on Twitter over luggage of hers which she claimed was withheld two months ago.   The Mavin Records artiste didn’t reveal the situation surrounding the development which she described as “racism”.   Ayra Starr said the box contained a new wig for her video shoot, her laptop, and recorded music.    “Air France this is starting to smell like racism, it’s been two…

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Joshua hails ‘warrior’ Usyk ahead of rematch

  Anthony Joshua has nothing but respect for rival Oleksandr Usyk ahead of their massive heavyweight showdown.   Five months after Usyk stripped AJ of his WBA, IBF and WBO belts, the Ukrainian hero was defending his country on the frontline.   The 35-year-old southpaw slung a machine gun over his shoulder to patrol with the Ukraine Defence Battalion but prayed he would never have to kill a Russian invader.   A devout husband and father of three, Usyk only left to start his training camp when injured victims in…

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El-Rufai warned not to interfere in Obidient’s 100 million-man march in Kaduna

  Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State has been asked to warn his supporters against attacking supporters of Peter Obi, Labour Party, LP, presidential candidate.   Deji Adeyanju, a socio-political activist said El-Rufai should tell his supporters to allow Obi’s followers hold their rally “in peace.”   El-Rufai mocked Obi’s supporters over their plans to hold a “100 million-man march” for him in the state.   There was a march for the Labour Party presidential candidate in Nasarawa State as well as Cross River State.   But, El-Rufai said Obi’s…

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U-20 WWC: We are ready to conquer the world – Falconets star, Onyenezide

Falconets midfielder Esther Onyenezide says the team is determined to win the first FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup title in Costa Rica. Chris Danjuma’s side is through to the quarter-finals of the competition after winning their opening two games against France and the Korea Republic. The Falconets have been runners-up twice and have also been to the semi-final once. Onyenezide believes the team can go a step further this time around. “We are a giant in Africa and fear no other team,” player of the match, “Onyenezide told BBC Sports.…

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Oyo Police Arrest Man Who Wrote To A Private University To Pay Him N10m Or Risk Abduction Of 3 Students

Oyo Police Arrest Man Who Wrote To A Private University To Pay Him N10m Or Risk Abduction Of 3 Students Oyo state police command in its effort towards curbing crimes across all the geo-political zones of the state has on Monday paraded a suspected kidnap kingpin who wrote a notification letters to one new generation bank and one private university in Oyo town informing them of their attempt to rob and kidnap students of the institution for ransom. In his address at the Command’s Headquarters Eleyele Ibadan, the state commissioner…

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My Life In Danger, Osun Election Body Chair Cries Out

My Life In Danger, Osun Election Body Chair Cries Out The Chairman, Osun State Independent Electoral Commission, OSIEC, Barrister Segun Oladitan has disclosed that he has been receiving life threatening messages over the body’s plan to conduct local government election in the state. This is as he stated that the commission has fixed October 15 for the conduct of the exercise, assuring the public that it would not run foul of the law in discharging it duties. Addressing journalists at the Commission’s office in Osogbo on Monday, Oladitan the election…

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Mr Macaroni Raises Alarm Over Threat Against His Life, Family For Not Supporting A ‘Particular Presidential Candidate’

Mr Macaroni Raises Alarm Over Threat Against His Life, Family For Not Supporting A ‘Particular Presidential Candidate’ Nigerian comedian and skit maker popularly known as Mr Macaroni, has said threats have been made against him and his family by supporters of a certain presidential candidate because they believe he is against their choice. The comedian disclosed this on Sunday via his official Twitter handle, stating that he has experienced cyberbullying online. He, however, did not disclose the name of the presidential candidate, who is believed to be Peter Obi of…

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