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‘Mourinho looking to win the title at Tottenham’ – Sessegnon delighted to work with Portuguese
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‘Mourinho looking to win the title at Tottenham’ – Sessegnon delighted to work with Portuguese

The Spurs defender believes he has the perfect coach to improve his game, while those in north London expect to make progress as a collective Jose Mourinho is “looking to win the title” at Tottenham, says Ryan Sessegnon, with the Portuguese considered to still be a manager that every player wants to work with. Spurs moved to snap up a proven winner in November 2019, having taken the decision to part with Mauricio Pochettino. The Argentine tactician had turned the club into top-four regulars and Champions League finalists, but was unable to maintain forward momentum.
NCDC receives ambulance, medical equipment, others from Living Faith Church
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NCDC receives ambulance, medical equipment, others from Living Faith Church

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC on Saturday confirmed that it has received medical equipment and ambulance donated by Living Faith Church to support the fight against coronavirus in Nigeria. Bishop David Oyedepo of the Living Faith Church had on March 31 announced that the church will be donating medical equipment and relief materials to Lagos and Ogun States to aide the fight against coronavirus. The donation was made known in a statement issued by the Chairman of the Church’s Editorial Board, Prof Sheriff Folarin. Oyedepo emphasized that the church will join hands to support the government and Nigerians, saying that Living Faith Church as a faith-based organization with a global outreach wishes to register its support, in entirety, to the Nigerian government and glo...
Schools and Worship Centers Urged to Restore Checks on Luggage
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Schools and Worship Centers Urged to Restore Checks on Luggage

Schools, worship centers, markets, motor parks and owners of other public places have been ugred to restore checks on luggage by the Kaduna State Police Command, barely 24 hours after a suspected suicide bomber identified as Nathaniel Samuel was nabbed at the Living Faith Church in Sabon Tasha, Kaduna. In a press statement issued by the command's spokesperson Yakubu Sabo, police officers were also directed to intensify surveillance and to liaise with stakeholders within their respective jurisdictions to ensure collective vigilance. Members of the public have also been assurred of their safety by the police who are working tirelessly to foil any planned attack in the state.
Two Street Light Cable Vandals Arrested in Lagos
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Two Street Light Cable Vandals Arrested in Lagos

Two street light cable vandals who operate mostly by midnight have been arrested and paraded by the Lagos State government. The suspects who were linked to the outage of power within a short space of time of lighting up roads, reportedly pretend to be technicians while carrying out the illegal act. A statement released by Lagos State Electricity Board reads; One of the numerous challenges we face with sustaining the provision of street lights in some areas in Lagos is the vandilization of cables and equipments. We often realize there’s outage of power within a short space of time of lighting up roads These cable vandals operate mostly at midnight and sometimes pretend to be technicians. We urge Lagosians to be conscious and vigilant. It is a collective responsibility to ens...
Insecurity: FG Moves To Ban Almajiri System
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Insecurity: FG Moves To Ban Almajiri System

The NSA disclosed this during a joint press briefing on the outcome of the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the State House, Abuja. The federal government is considering proscribing the Almajiri system to address the rising insecurity in the country, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno, has said. Monguno briefed journalists alongside the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, Adamawa Governor, Ahmadu Fintri, Anambra, Willie Obiano and Ondo Rotimi Akeredolu. Monguno said: “It is very important to proscribe certain groups ultimately running around under the guise of maybe getting some kind of education that is not really formal and then begin to cause a lot of problems for society. “Ultimately, gover...
Saraki Speaks On Leadership Of 9Th National Assembly
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Saraki Speaks On Leadership Of 9Th National Assembly

Senate President, Bukola Saraki has cautioned against the enthronement of a weak National Assembly in Nigeria. Saraki stated this on Thursday in Abuja when he received the Arewa Online Publishers’ Forum. He said this as returning and new lawmakers prepare to elect new leadership in June. According to him, without a strong parliament and principle of separation of powers among the three arms of government, Nigeria cannot move forward. He said: “As long as our parliament is strong, Nigeria will be stronger. I think it is important that we lay a solid foundation to strengthen our democracy.” The Senate President noted with satisfaction that the media has been playing an important role in ensuring the survival of democracy. “You have a responsibility to ensure that individual...
State governors fuel insecurity to raise their security votes – EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu, alleges
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State governors fuel insecurity to raise their security votes – EFCC boss, Ibrahim Magu, alleges

The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, has accused some state governors  of deliberately fueling insecurity in their states so as to increase their security votes. The EFCC boss made this allegation when he spoke at the induction programme for returning and newly-elected state governors held at the Presidential Villa. “We have also seen evidence of theft of public resources by some state governors –  cashing in on the insecurity in their states. Insecurity has also offered the required oxygen for corruption to thrive as evident in the $2.1bn arms procurement scandal involving top military commanders both serving and retired.” Magu said The acting EFCC chairman pointed out that corruption has in no small measure aided the spread of insurgency...
What Gov. Fayemi told Christians About Easter
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What Gov. Fayemi told Christians About Easter

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has felicitated with people of the state and Nigerians in general for witnessing another Easter season, urging them to exhibit the spirit of love, tolerance, peaceful co-existence and sacrifice, which are the hallmarks of the Easter celebration, in their daily activities. Fayemi, in an Easter message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Yinka Oyebode, said Jesus exemplified the virtues of love, selflessness and tolerance during his earthly ministry, and urged Christians to use the season as a period to reflect on their individual and collective roles towards promoting love, peace and sacrifice which are necessary for development. While congratulating Christians for the successful completion of the Lenten season,...
Easter: Goodluck Jonathan Sends Message to Nigerians
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Easter: Goodluck Jonathan Sends Message to Nigerians

Former president, Goodluck Jonathan has urged Nigerians to remain resolute on love for the nation and work towards building a country during the Easter season. Jonathan said this in a statement, on Thursday in Abuja advising Nigerians not to give up, adding that “Through our faith and collective actions, we will overcome the tempests of violence, misery, and insecurity that threaten our nation.” The statement read: “Easter is a time Christians celebrate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ who offered Himself as a sacrifice for the remission of the sins of the world. Christ’s resurrection as a testimony of the new covenant is the justification for Christians’ commemoration of the triumph of life over death, freedom over bondage and hope over despair, at this tim...
Ashley Cole Warns Chelsea Players After 2-0 Loss to Liverpool
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Ashley Cole Warns Chelsea Players After 2-0 Loss to Liverpool

Former Chelsea star, Ashley Cole has issued warning to players and manager of the team. Cole, while praising the team for their performance in their 2-0 defeat to Liverpool, warned that winning games is the only thing that matters to a club like Chelsea. Maurizio Sarri’s side, who have lacked consistency, showed some encouraging signs at Anfield. However, two goals, each from Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah, meant that Chelsea didn’t have anything to show for their efforts. But Cole, a former Chelsea defender, noted that this was the Blues’ best collective performance under Sarri, and pointed out that there is still room for improvement. Speaking on Sky Sports, Cole said, “I think it should feel different for them. It’s the best I’ve seen them collectively as a team. “Th...
Gbenga Daniel quits PDP, politics
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Gbenga Daniel quits PDP, politics

A former Governor of Ogun State, and Director-General of Abubakar Atiku Campaign Organisation , Otunba Gbenga Daniel, on Saturday announced his departure from the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in a letter he wrote to the National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus. He also informed of his decision to quit partisan politics. The letter, a soft copy of which was received by our reporter, specified that the resignation of the former governor who ruled Ogun state between 2003 and 2011, on the platform of the PDP, takes effect from March 14. During the just concluded 2019 general election, Daniel also served as the Deputy Chairman of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council (South). OGD’s media aide, Steve Oliyide, while confirming the development to ...
FG moves to check workforce deficiency
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FG moves to check workforce deficiency

Plans are underway by the Federal Government to collaborate with professional associations and private organisations to develop a National Skill Gap Analysis (NSGA), to check skill deficiency in the country’s workforce. Permanent secretary of the Ministry of Education, Sunny Echono, disclosed this at the Construction Artisans Awards and Job Skill Expo in Abuja. The Permanent secretary, who declared the event opened, said the NSGA will provide a strategic framework and help the government in planning how to ensure that there is no skill deficiency in any sector of the economy.He said government is worried about the high employment rate in the country, hence the strategy to draw attention to artisan skills for a more robust workforce. “The NSGA will help us know how many people are ...
Aina, Omeruo Most Improved Super Eagles Players — CIES
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Aina, Omeruo Most Improved Super Eagles Players — CIES

Ola Aina and Kenneth Omeruo have been ranked the most in-form Nigerian players in Europe’s top five leagues for the month of February by CIES Football Observatory. The CIES Football Observatory has rated players on a match-by-match basis by taking into account the pitch production and efficiency at both individual and collective level to compile the list. The statistics suggest Ola Aina was the most outstanding Nigerian player last month, with a ranking of 78.8 ahead of CD Leganes defender Omeruo at 72.7. The wing-back is enjoying a fine season at Torino and played ninety minutes each in their four games against SPAL, Udinese, Napoli and Atalanta last month, scoring his maiden goal in the Serie A on February 10 and helping the team post four shutouts. The third player on the l...
Nigeria Cant Be Fix By Anybody – Seun Kuti
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Nigeria Cant Be Fix By Anybody – Seun Kuti

Nigerian Afrobeat singer Seun Kuti believes that no one can fix this country. The Grammy Awards nominee made this known today as Nigerians all over the country decide their leader for the next four years. According to him, the President of the nation cannot fix the country, neither can a governor in a state and that it will take the collective efforts of Nigerians to get that done His tweet read; No one person can fix this country. The president of Nigeria cannot fix Nigeria. No governor can fix the state. The people of Nigeria, are the only people that can fix Nigeria, you understand… Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti.. — Seun Anikulapo Kuti (@RealSeunKuti) February 23, 2019
We’ll Turn Nigeria’s Fortune Around if Elected, Says Atiku
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We’ll Turn Nigeria’s Fortune Around if Elected, Says Atiku

* PDP Commences N’west Presidential Campaig The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar on Monday flagged off its zonal mega campaign in Sokoto. Addressing the mammoth crowd at the Shehu Kangiwa Stadium venue, Atiku said the task to make Nigeria work again is a collective effort of all Nigerians to vote out the incompetent government of President Muhammadu Buhari come 2019. The former vice-president, who said if given opportunity he will turn the fortune of the country around, said he has what it takes to move Nigeria forward. He said that in 2015 there was no security challenges in the North-west, adding that one of his major tasks if voted into power is to overhaul the security architecture of the country. Atiku, who further explained ...
My Goal Is And Shall Always Be A Better Lagos – Tinubu
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My Goal Is And Shall Always Be A Better Lagos – Tinubu

As All Progressives Congress, APC approaches its governorship primaries billed tomorrow 1th October, the national leader of the party Ahmed Tinubu, Sunday averred that his goal for the primaries was to have a better Lagos which Nigerians would be proud of. Disclosing his intentions for the forthcoming primaries, Tinubu via his tweeter handle, @AsiwajuTinubu, opined that Lagos APC primary would not be about selfish ambition. Read his full statement below: “Tomorrow, our party and the people of Lagos will have an encounter with destiny. We shall hold our governorship primary. “With the holding of direct primaries to elect governorship candidates in Lagos and other states, the APC takes a groundbreaking step toward greater internal democracy and progressive governance for the benefit of all p...
Electoral Act Amendment: YPP Wants Buhari/NASS Deadlock Resolved
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Electoral Act Amendment: YPP Wants Buhari/NASS Deadlock Resolved

THE Young Progressives Party, YPP, has prayed both President Mohammadu Buhari and members of the National Assembly to quickly resolve the logjam between the two arms of the federal government which has prohibited the signing of amended electoral act for use in next year’s general election. YPP said the resolution of the rift between the Executive and the legislative arms would help give credibility and bring about free and fair 2019 polls. Buhari Speaking at a media forum in Enugu, the party’s House of Representative aspirant for Enugu North/Enugu South federal constituency, Prince Ozioma Ani said he was worried that the electoral act amendment was stalemated but expressed confidence that the impasse would soon be resolved and the amendments signed for implementation. “The Pre...
Imo Guber Race: APC Does Not Belong to The Gov. or His Family – Sen. Uzodimma
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Imo Guber Race: APC Does Not Belong to The Gov. or His Family – Sen. Uzodimma

Chairman of the Southern Senators Forum, Senator Hope Uzodimma of Imo West Senatorial District, has taken a swipe at the Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha, insisting that the state chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, neither belongs to the governor nor does it belong to his family. •Hope Uzodimma The Senator made this known just as he told his supporters that he will soon make his next political move known via a public declaration very soon. He made the declaration late on Friday at the New Yam Festival of his autonomous community, Omuma, in Oru East L.G.A, where he was the Chief Guest of Honour. Uzodimma, in a direct reference to Okorocha, warned those arrogating to themselves the sole ownership of the APC to come out from their illusion because the APC does not belon...
We’re Under Siege; You Can’t Surrender Lagos to Trucks and Refuse – Gov Ambode
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We’re Under Siege; You Can’t Surrender Lagos to Trucks and Refuse – Gov Ambode

Gov Ambode, you used to be bothered. About traffic logjams, about commuters mugged in traffic snarls, about every nuisance. But not   anymore . Trucks have occupied Lagos. And you don’t seem perturbed. AMBODE Mile 2 has been shut down for three days now. Apapa is occupied. The nuisance has spread towards Oshodi and spilled as far as Ikorodu road. Our roads have become truck parks. You used to be concerned. We had thought you would sort it out when you took on it with determination. But it appears you have abandoned us to the menace. Your   Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officials   fold their hands and watch. They have joined us in our collective   helplessness. And everyday the nuisance grows, their nonchalance increases, our helplessness deepens. A   few days...