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Ajegunle Names Astro Turf Mini Stadium And Park After Odion Ighalo
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Ajegunle Names Astro Turf Mini Stadium And Park After Odion Ighalo

  It was an ensemble of the crème de la crème in Ajegunle sporting arena, when the Odion Ighalo 02 Arena and cenotaph were commissioned on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 by Hon. Commissioner for Youths, Sports and Sopcial Development, Hon. Segun Dawodu, who was represented by the Director General of Sports at the Lagos State Ministry. The event which was carried out to immortalize Ajegunle and former super-Eagles Striker, Odion Jude Ighalo was the first in the history of sporting activities in Ajeromi-Ifelodun Local Government Area. The commissioned astro-turf standard football pitch in Tolu Nur/Pry School, Tolu complex and cenotaph at Tolu road have been described as the first in the LGA. According to Hon. Fatai Adekunle Ayoola, the executive chairman of Ajeromi-Ifelodun Loc...
‘Kante is one of the best players I have ever coached’ – Ex-Chelsea boss Conte
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‘Kante is one of the best players I have ever coached’ – Ex-Chelsea boss Conte

The Italian head coach says it was a joy for him to work with such a "positive guy" at Stamford Bridge Former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has described N'Golo Kante as "one of the best players" he has ever coached, while highlighting the France international's "amazing" abilities in the middle of the park. Kante was one of Conte's first signings at Stamford Bridge, as the Blues spent £32 million ($39m) to lure the midfielder away from Leicester in summer 2016. The World Cup winner has since racked up 164 appearances across all competitions for Chelsea, scoring 11 goals, while adding a second Premier League title, the FA Cup and Europa League to his impressive trophy haul.
Edo Lawmaker Lauds Obaseki On Modular Refinery, Others
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Edo Lawmaker Lauds Obaseki On Modular Refinery, Others

BENIN CITY— member representing Ovia North Constituency II in the Edo State House of Assembly, Honourable Bright Osayande has commneded the state governor, Godwin Obaseki on his recent conclusion of MoU with some Chinese firms to develop the Benin River Port, Benin City Industrial Park and the construction of modular refinery which he said would create thousands of jobs for people of the state. Obaseki In a statement issued in Benin City yesterday, Osayande  said the initiative was a masterstroke to bring about the needed industrialisation of the state and a reinforcement  of his commitment to opening Edo State to prosperity. “By this latest move, the result-oriented governor has reinforced the perception that he is unrelenting in his commitment to opening up Edo State to unpr...
Woman Parks Her Ford SUV And Jumps Into Lagos Lagoon
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Woman Parks Her Ford SUV And Jumps Into Lagos Lagoon

An unidentified woman has parked a car on the popular Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos and jumped into the lagoon. Picture of the car, a black Ford SUV is currently trending on the social media for possible clue into the owner of the car who allegedly jumped into the lagoon. Spokesman of the Lagos Police Command, SP Chike Oti confirmed the incident, saying: “The CP Lagos has directed the following police rescue teams to search for the body of the person alleged to have plunged into the lagoon. They are the Marine Police, the RRS and the CTU. Other agencies involved are the LASEMA, Divers Lagos State Ambulance Unit, etc.”
South Korea’s Ex- President, Park Geun-hye Jailed For 24 Years Over Corruption
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South Korea’s Ex- President, Park Geun-hye Jailed For 24 Years Over Corruption

A South Korean court has found former President Park Geun-hye guilty on multiple counts of abuse of power, bribery and coercion and sentenced her to 24 years in prison. Park’s conviction brings to close a corruption scandal which gripped South Korea, upending the country’s politics and implicating some of the country’s most powerful figures. “The President abused the power which was given to her by the citizens,” the judge said, adding a tough sentence was needed to send a firm message to the country’s future leaders. Prosecutors had asked for Park to receive a 30 year sentence. Park was found guilty of 16 of the 18 charges she faced, related to a massive influence-peddling case that removed her from office last year. As well as the prison sentence she was also fined $17 million. ...
South Korea Prosecutors Seek 12 Years’ Jail For Samsung Heir
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South Korea Prosecutors Seek 12 Years’ Jail For Samsung Heir

South Korean prosecutors on Monday demanded the heir to the Samsung empire be jailed for 12 years over his role in the corruption scandal that brought down the country’s last president. At the final hearing in the trial of Lee Jae-Yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, prosecutors called him the “ultimate beneficiary” of crimes committed in the scandal, which culminated in the impeachment and dismissal of president Park Geun-Hye. If the judges convict him and agree with the sentence recommendation it will be among the harshest penalties ever passed on a top executive of a chaebol, the business groups that dominate Asia’s fourth-largest economy. Lee and four other executives of Samsung — the world’s biggest smartphone maker and the country’s biggest firm — are accused of b...
Ex-Park Aide, Culture Minister Guilty For Artist Blacklist
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Ex-Park Aide, Culture Minister Guilty For Artist Blacklist

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Thursday sentenced the former presidential chief of staff and the former culture minister to prison for blacklisting thousands of artists and denying them state support because they were believed to be unfriendly to ousted President Park Geun-hye. They are the latest convictions in the corruption scandal surrounding Park, who is jailed and being tried on bribery and other criminal charges. The Seoul Central District Court sentenced Park's former aide, Kim Ki-choon, to three years behind bars and former Culture Minister Kim Jong-deok to two years for abuse of authority and other charges. The court sentenced five other former presidential and government officials to shorter or suspended prison terms in the case. Following months o...
Ambode: Use Free Internet At No Cost At Muri-okunola Park
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Ambode: Use Free Internet At No Cost At Muri-okunola Park

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has called on Lagosians to use free internet service at no cost at Muri-Okunola Park, Victoria Island and Ndubuisi kanu,Alausa,Ikeja with the view to make the citizenry more informed about government policies/projects and especially what is happening around the World and Nigeria in particular. Speaking today at the unveiling of the Free Wi-Fi/Internet access in commemoration of 50 year anniversary of the creation of the State, Ambode said that the unveiling kick-started two weeks ago at the popular Ndubisi Kanu Park, Alausa, Ikeja adding that the initiative will be extended to other parks and gardens of the State to further enhance social/leisure activities. The State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode who was represented at the event by ...
Small Cars: Advantages And Disadvantages
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Small Cars: Advantages And Disadvantages

Advantages and Disadvantages of Small Cars With rising gasoline prices and the current economic recession, many automobile drivers are considering changing at least one of their vehicles to something smaller that will provide better gas mileage. This is especially true if the driver has a long commute to work. Smaller cars, often referred to as subcompact cars, have both advantages and disadvantages. Advantages •Better gas mileage than larger vehicle on average •Often cost less than larger vehicles •Easier to park and maneuver •Provide a fun and different driving experience •Popularity for resale •Sometimes are more reliable because they are more basic and mostly used worldwide Disadvantages •Less horsepower so can taker longer time to get to faster speeds and will be sl...
From South Korean President To Prisoner 503, Park In jail
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From South Korean President To Prisoner 503, Park In jail

Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-Hye is now just prisoner 503, incarcerated in a spartan cell while prosecutors decide whether to indict her over a corruption scandal that precipitated her fall from grace. The former head of state spent her first night in solitary confinement at Seoul Detention Centre after a court Friday ordered her to be held pending charges. She had her mugshot taken and was given a prison kit including toiletries, a meal tray and a quilt, reports said. After being processed like any other prisoner, Park, 65, was assigned a 10.6 square metre (114 square feet) solitary cell, larger than the average 6.5 square metre cell, Yonhap news agency said. “After taking a bath, she changed into green-coloured winter-season prison garb” an official of the Justice ...
Married Man Dupes Lady N450k After Fake Marriage Proposal
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Married Man Dupes Lady N450k After Fake Marriage Proposal

A Lagos court has declared wanted a 45-year old man, Raphael Emmanson who allegedly obtained N450,000 from a lady, Miss Chinedu Chukwu under the false pretence of marrying her and to procuring visa for both to travel abroad as husband and wife. The wanted man not only duped Chinedu of the said amount, he also made the victim to lose her fiance and job with a pharmaceutical company and then fled. It was gathered that Chinedu suffered her fate after she met Emmanson at a park in Abuja where he pretended to be stranded and she decided to assist him. Emmanson, who is from Okigwe in Imo State, deceived Chinedu by telling her that he came to Abuja to procure visa to travel abroad but was stranded and needed a place to sleep till the next day that he purportedly had an appointment with a...
Nude Painting Of SKorea President Attacked
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Nude Painting Of SKorea President Attacked

An impressionist-style painting of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-hye lying in the nude has caused a new uproar in a country already engulfed in a corruption scandal and political crisis. Conservative supporters of Park, who has been stripped of her powers as she awaits a decision on her impeachment, took down the painting on Tuesday as it hung in an exhibition of works featuring Park, and threw it on the floor, media said. Police were called to control the situation and arrested the Park supporters on charges of damaging property, Yonhap news agency says. The artist, Lee Ku Young, has defended the work, Dirty Sleep, which shows Park lying next to the woman at the centre of the graft scandal, Choi Soon-sil, in the style of Manet's 1863 work, Olympia. "A presid...