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Dr. Dre Pays Ex-wife $2 Million in Temporary Support While he Recovers from Brain Aneurysm
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Dr. Dre Pays Ex-wife $2 Million in Temporary Support While he Recovers from Brain Aneurysm

Dr. Dre reportedly paid his ex-wife Nicole Young $2 million in temporary spousal support while he recovers from a brain aneurysm in a Los Angeles hospital. According to legal documents filed Wednesday, Dec 6, the mega producer authorized the $2 million payment from his hospital bed. The 55-year-old music producer suffered a brain aneurysm Monday, Dec 4, and was rushed by ambulance to Cedars and taken directly to ICU, where he is "resting comfortably" according to his lawyer. A hearing on the matter of the couple's divorce was heard in a courtroom on Wednesday, Dec 6. Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, was represented by his attorneys in court. The judge postponed the divorce proceedings until a later date to give Dre time to heal from his brain injury. According to ...
Newcastle game vs Aston Villa postponed due to Covid-19 outbreak
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Newcastle game vs Aston Villa postponed due to Covid-19 outbreak

Newcastle's trip to Aston Villa on Friday has been postponed due to a Covid-19 outbreak at the club. Newcastle had been in dialogue with the Premier League over the postponement of the match after their squad was told to stay away from their training ground following an outbreak of coronavirus. A new date and time for the game, which was due to be shown live on Sky Sports, will be confirmed in due course. A club statement read: "Several Newcastle United players and staff members are now self-isolating at home after returning positive test results in recent days and the club's training centre site has been temporarily closed in order to contain the spread of the virus. "With the Magpies' first team currently unable to prepare for the match as a group, Newcastle United lodged...
La Liga start delayed due to scheduling row
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La Liga start delayed due to scheduling row

The first game of the new La Liga season between Granada and Athletic Bilbao set for Friday has been postponed by a day after a judge from the Spanish soccer federation ruled that matches could not take place on Fridays or Mondays. La Liga said in a statement on Wednesday they would appeal the decision to ensure matches could take place outside of weekends for the second round of fixtures but confirmed the Granada v Athletic Bilbao game would now be held on Saturday. The first game of the new campaign will now be Eibar's home fixture with Celta Vigo on Saturday at 4 p.m. local time (1400 GMT), with the Granada-Athletic Bilbao match taking place later in the day at 6:30 p.m. The Alaves v Real Betis match, originally due to be held on Monday, would take place on Sunday instead, ad...
PSG Want Ligue 1 Match Postponed For Second Time
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PSG Want Ligue 1 Match Postponed For Second Time

Paris Saint Germain have asked the French League to once more postpone what would be their first match of the French season, a source told AFP on Monday. Ligue 1 started last Friday, but PSG’s opening game against Metz was postponed because the French champions were in Lisbon where they played their first Champions League final on Sunday. They lost 1-0 to Bayern Munich and flew back to Paris on Monday. They have also reportedly asked for their next game, at promoted Lens on Saturday, to be postponed. If it is, PSG would not play their first league game of the season until September 13, after the two-week international break. They would then face Metz on September 16 and visit Metz on September 19.
Basketball Wives’ star, CeCe Gutierrez marries LA Lakers great Byron Scott in live-streamed ceremony
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Basketball Wives’ star, CeCe Gutierrez marries LA Lakers great Byron Scott in live-streamed ceremony

Basketball Wives’ star, CeCe Gutierrez and former Los Angeles Lakers guard, Byron Scott, have tied the knot. The 47-year-old reality star and 59-year-old ex NBA player and coach got married over the weekend in an intimate ceremony which was livestreamed for friends and family to watch from their homes due to the Coronavirus pandemic.   For her big day, CeCe wore a mermaid-style white gown by Netta BenShabu, while her husband Scot looked dapper in a black suit and matching bowtie. The bride and groom also wore masks during the ceremony. Gutierrez and Scott's intended wedding date was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But the couple decided not to wait any longer. See more photos below.   
“APC Edo Primaries Remain Postponed” – Giadom Writes INEC, DSS
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“APC Edo Primaries Remain Postponed” – Giadom Writes INEC, DSS

The factional acting national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Victor Giadom has written to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to disregard the ongoing party primaries in Edo state. Giadom claims that the party has not inaugurated any committee for the elections. He advised the electoral body not to offer any form of support to the factional primaries committee under the leadership of Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma. MCI has a copy of the letter. Read Below;
Coronavirus Delays Launch Of Africa Free Trade, Deal Postponed
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Coronavirus Delays Launch Of Africa Free Trade, Deal Postponed

The implementation of a mammoth African free trade agreement will not begin on July 1 as planned due to disruptions caused by the coronavirus outbreak, a senior official said on Tuesday. “It is obviously not possible to commence trade as we had intended on 1 July under the current circumstances,” Wamkele Mene, Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area, said during a conference call. Mene did not say whether there was a new targeted implementation date, and left the conference call before the question and answer session. It is obviously not possible to commence trade as we had intended on 1 July under the current circumstances. The 55-nation continental free-trade zone would, if successful, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc with 1.3 billion people acros...
LaLiga Suspend Season Indefinitely as Coronavirus Kills Over 2,000 People in Spain 
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LaLiga Suspend Season Indefinitely as Coronavirus Kills Over 2,000 People in Spain 

LaLiga and the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) have decided to suspend the rest of the football calendar in Spain as more deaths are being recorded due to the coronavirus pandemic. LaLiga and the Spanish soccer federation (RFEF) made the announcement in a joint statement on Monday. Football activities in Spain had been postponed for two weeks due to the spread of the coronavirus with April 3 set as a resumed date. According to La Liga and the Spanish football federation (RFEF), there will be no professional football in Spain until the country's political leaders give the go-ahead. A joint statement read: "The Monitoring Commission established by the current RFEF-LaLiga Coordination Agreement agrees the suspension of professional football competitions until the authorities ...
Coronavirus: Mountain of Fire Ministries (MFM) suspends deliverance services
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Coronavirus: Mountain of Fire Ministries (MFM) suspends deliverance services

The Mountain of Fire Ministries has suspended deliverance services and house fellowship in its churches in Ogun and Lagos following the confirmation of coronavirus cases in the states. According to MFM Assistant General Overseer (Administration) Pastor Gbesan Adebambo, deliverance services are to be cancelled while house fellowship meetings in the various states are to be suspended until further notice. The memo reads in part; “Interim arrangement for ministerial services in Lagos and Ogun states MFM Regions. “No services including deliverance ministrations must hold in any of MFM branches at all levels in the Region under your supervision until further notice. “Likewise, all house fellowship meetings at any of the centres are postponed till further notice.”
Billboard Music Awards postponed amid coronavirus outbreak
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Billboard Music Awards postponed amid coronavirus outbreak

The Billboard Music Awards - which were due to take place on 29 April at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas - have been postponed amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Producers said in a statement: "In accordance with the current guidelines set forth by national and local health officials and in order to ensure the health and safety of our artists, fans, guests and staff - we are postponing the Billboard Music Awards. For more than two decades, the Billboard Music Awards has honoured the best in music based on the Billboard charts, and we look forward to celebrating the incredible artists who topped those charts over the last year." Kelly Clarkson was due to return as host of the music awards show and had previously shared her excitement at being put in charge of proceedings for t...
Manchester City Vs Arsenal Postponed Over Coronavirus Fears
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Manchester City Vs Arsenal Postponed Over Coronavirus Fears

Manchester City's game against Arsenal on Wednesday night at the Etihad has been postponed after members of their squad had to be self-isolated because of Coronavirus fears. On Tuesday Olympiakos and Nottingham Forest owner Evangelos Marinakis revealed he had been tested positive for Covid-19. The Greek side played Arsenal in the Europa League two weeks ago and met members of their squad afterwards. In a statement the club revealed that due to the meeting members of the squad have had to be self-isolated. "Following yesterday's news that Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis has recently contracted Covid-19, we have been taking medical advice and tracing any individuals who had what the guidelines define as close contact with him at the game 13 days ago. "As a result of this ex...
Inter Milan Vs Juventus Match Postponed Due To Coronavirus Scare, 3 Italian Footballers Test Positive
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Inter Milan Vs Juventus Match Postponed Due To Coronavirus Scare, 3 Italian Footballers Test Positive

Cristiano Ronaldo will be off-duty on Sunday after Juventus’ Serie A encounter against Inter Milan was postponed by the League’s FA on Saturday due to the increasing spread of coronavirus in Italy. Ronaldo joined Juventus in a 100M Pounds deal from Real Madrid in 2018 and went on to reach a milestone of 1000 competitive games for country and club when his side faced SPAL on February 22 before losing to Lyon in the UEFA Champions League. Five Serie A games were scheduled to hold behind closed doors on matchday 26 but the FA made a U-turn on their decision 24 hours after Serie C’s Pianese FC player King Udoh got infected by the virus. The decision had been taken in response to the “exceptional circumstances concerning protection of public health and security”, the league said. ...
South Korea League Season Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak
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South Korea League Season Postponed Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

South Korean football authorities have indefinitely postponed the start of the 2020 domestic season due to the coronavirus outbreak. The K League made the announcement after an emergency meeting in Seoul on Monday as the country grapples with the viral outbreak that began in China and has infected more than 79,000 people globally. The number of reported cases in South Korea reached 833 on Monday, including seven deaths. While the majority of infections in South Korea have been recorded in the southeastern city of Daegu, there are concerns the virus could spread nationwide. On Friday, the K League postponed the opening games of the season for Daegu FC and nearby Pohang Steelers, scheduled to be held this Saturday, but now all games will be suspended until further notice. "We...
Inter Milan Vs Sampdoria Among 3 Matches Postponed Over Coronavirus Outbreak In Italy
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Inter Milan Vs Sampdoria Among 3 Matches Postponed Over Coronavirus Outbreak In Italy

Inter Milan’s match against Sampdoria is one of three Serie A games that have been postponed due to fears over the coronavirus outbreak in Italy with two deaths so far. The Prime Minister of Italy confirmed that Verona Vs Cagliari and Atlanta vs Sassuolo will also not be played as scheduled before. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte made the decision to postpone the three Serie A games over fears of the coronavirus outbreak. Several Italian lower league games were also postponed ahead of the weekend after a woman in Lombardy became the second person to die this week. Inter were looking to get back on track with Serie A leaders Juventus after their match on Saturday. Cristiano Ronaldo and Aaron Ramsey both scored to give Juve a 2-1 win over SPAL, which extended their lea...
Chinese Super League Season Postponed Because Of Coronavirus
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Chinese Super League Season Postponed Because Of Coronavirus

China has delayed the start of its domestic football season because of the escalation of the coronavirus, which has claimed at least 170 lives. The Super League, which features ex-Premier League players including Yaya Toure, Marouane Fellaini, Oscar, Marko Arnautovic and Salomon Rondon, was due to run from 22 February to 31 October. A new starting date for the season has not yet been announced. Oher sporting events in China have also been affected by the crisis. The men's alpine skiing World Cup races in China, scheduled for 15 and 16 February in Yanqing, have been cancelled. The 2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships, due to be held from 13-15 March in Nanjing, have been pushed back 12 months after World Athletics sought advice from the World Health Organisation. F...
Next Weekend’s ‘El Clasico’ Between Barcelona And Real Madrid Has Been Postponed
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Next Weekend’s ‘El Clasico’ Between Barcelona And Real Madrid Has Been Postponed

The Royal Spanish Football Federation has decided to postpone next weekend's clash between Barcelona and Real Madrid amid political unrest. The RFEF has also proposed that the game be played on Wednesday December 18th. La Liga, on the other hand, prefer the tie be played on Saturday 7 December because "an event of the Clásico's global media impact" should be held on a weekend, report AS. Earlier this week, it was reported that La Liga wanted this month's El Clasico to be moved from Barcelona's Nou Camp stadium to Real Madrid's Bernabeu amid political unrest. Days of protests have taken place in Barcelona after nine Catalan separatist leaders were jailed on Monday. Ernesto Valverde's side were due to play Los Blancos at home on October 26th but there are concerns that these p...
Council boss seals shrine over dispute on festival
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Council boss seals shrine over dispute on festival

The Chairman of Ejigbo Local Council Development Area, Monsurudeen Oloyede Bello has closed the Ejigbo Town’s shrine over a controversy that trailed the proposed Omagbo Festival. The Nation learnt that the once-in-five-year festival has pitted the town’s monarch, Oba Moruf Adekunle Ojoola, the Ojon of Ejigbo against a community leader, Prince Jelili Akinfunmi. The festival, which was supposed to commence yesterday, if allowed to go on, Bello said, will lead to a break down of law and order. “As a government, we will not sit by and allow a peaceful community to turn into a crisis area. That is the reason for suspending the festival pending the time the parties involved would resolve their matter,” he said. According to him, a former Lagos State Commissioner intimated the council about a...
Adamawa Supplementary Elections Postponed Indefinitely – INEC
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Adamawa Supplementary Elections Postponed Indefinitely – INEC

The supplementary election scheduled for Saturday, March 23, in Adamawa State has been postponed indefinitely, we can authoritatively report. Findings showed that this is as a result of a suit filed against the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, by one Mustafa Shaba, the governorship candidate of the Movement for Restoration and Defence for Democracy (MRDD). It was previously reported that Shaba sued the commission over the omission of his party's logo on the electoral materials used for the March 9 governorship and State House of Assembly elections in the state. The Resident Electorate Commissioner (REC) in Adamawa State, Kassiam Gaidam, had initially cited section 87 sub-section 10 of the electoral act, saying, “going by the electoral act, even court orders can...
Algerian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika Drops Bid for Fifth Term in Office
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Algerian President, Abdelaziz Bouteflika Drops Bid for Fifth Term in Office

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has postponed the April 18th presidential elections and said he will not seek a fifth term in office. President Bouteflika's candidacy had provoked mass protests across Algeria over the past few weeks. He has led Algeria for 20 years but has been rarely seen in public since he suffered a stroke in 2013. No new date for the election was set but a cabinet reshuffle will happen soon, a statement in Mr Bouteflika's name said. Meanwhile, Algeria's Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia announced his resignation and was replaced by Interior Minister Noureddine Bedoui, who has been tasked with forming a new government, the official APS news agency reported.
Elections on-going in four polling units in Plateau state
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Elections on-going in four polling units in Plateau state

Elections are currently on-going in four polling units in Plateau state, following the a postponement in the units yesterday. Mr. Osaretin Imahireogbo, Head, Voter Education and Publicity of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). According to NAN, elections were postponed in two polling units in Attakar, one in Zawan B Ward, and another in Dadin-Kowa, in Riyom and Jos South local government areas, respectively. The delays were due to late arrival of electoral officials and materials. NAN also reports that election was suspended at the FDA polling unit of Dadin-Kowa ward of Jos South LGA due to some skirmishes. “Yesterday elections were postponed in some units in Riyom and South LGA due to late arr...
Oyedepo Rains Curses Ahead of The Presidential Election
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Oyedepo Rains Curses Ahead of The Presidential Election

Founder of Living Faith Church Worldwide, Bishop David Oyedepo has rained curses against those killing Nigerians ahead of the presidential election. He made this known in reaction to the postponed general elections which have now been rescheduled to commence as from February 23. While addressing his congregation with a sermon, Oyedepo pronounced tribulation on those dragging the country backward. According to him, ‘Nigeria is gone’, and is only surviving because of the prayers from the Church. He said: “How long do we keep going on and off, forward and backward in this country. Ordinary election we cannot manage in Nigeria. “A country you take one step forward and 20 steps backward, a country where they kill people for sacrifice so they can win the election. “Minus the...
Masari To Buhari: Your Promised 3m Votes Intact Despite Postponed Elections
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Masari To Buhari: Your Promised 3m Votes Intact Despite Postponed Elections

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina state says the postponed elections will not affect the promise made by Katsina people to deliver three million votes for re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari on Feb. 23. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had on Saturday shifted the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly elections to Feb. 23. The governorship, house of assembly, FCT area council elections were also shifted from March 2 to March 9. However, Masari told State House correspondents in Katsina that the postponement would not change the position of Katsina people, stressing that the APC Thursday’s rally had clearly indicated that the people would deliver on their three million votes for Buhari/Osinbajo ticket. He said: “Katsina people are ready; y...
Apostle Suleman Speaks On His Preferred Candidate
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Apostle Suleman Speaks On His Preferred Candidate

The General-Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries, Apostle Johnson Suleman, has called on his congregants to vote for who will rather “steal” their money than “take off” their neck. Naija News reports that the Apostle, who predicted the postponement of the 2019 general elections, made this comment in a church service at his headquarters in Auchi, Edo state, Southern Nigeria on Sunday. His words: “When they say Apostle has not been talking, I am not going to be talking spiritual thing from the spirit that’s the truth. Apostle who should I vote for? Are you going to vote for who will kill you? “Even if you’re deaf, can’t you see? Let anybody be angry, I will say what I want to say. Never vote for anybody that will cut off your neck, I say so, we may consider it, ta...
Pray or Elections May Not Hold, CAN Warns Nigerians
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Pray or Elections May Not Hold, CAN Warns Nigerians

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has called on Nigerians to pray this week if they want the general elections to hold. President of the association, Rev. Samson Ayokunle, made the call yesterday during a service at the Trinity Baptist Church, Ajobo, Ibadan, Oyo State capital. He said, “About what is happening in the country, I want you to pray very well this week. If it’s about the things we see in the spirit, it is not sure that elections will hold at all. We won’t want elections to hold like they didn’t hold; if that should happen, it would cause trouble or even lead to war. “That is why we have asked you to pray this week. This is a week for prayers. Pray that bad people will not be involved in Nigeria’s affairs. About the elections, we will pray that they will no...
You’ll Not Return To The Senate, Prophet Temitope Aduroja Tells Shehu Sani
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You’ll Not Return To The Senate, Prophet Temitope Aduroja Tells Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani will not return to the Nigerian Senate, Prophet Temitope Aduroja, who predicted Goodluck Jonathan’s defeat in 2015, as well as the postponement 2019 general elections, has said. Naija News reports that Prophet Aduroja made the predictions in his twenty-eight prophecies for the year 2019 which he released last month. This online news platform understands that Sani is a senator representing Kaduna Central at the National Assembly on the platform of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP) after he had decamped from the All Progressives Congress (APC). Speaking on Sani’s fate, Prophet Aduroja said: “Senator Sheu Sani should forget about 2019. He won’t return to the red chamber”. Meanwhile, Naija News reports that the Independent National Electora...
Nigeria Postponed Her Day Of Judgement By One Week – Sowore
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Nigeria Postponed Her Day Of Judgement By One Week – Sowore

Presidential candidate for African Action Congress (AAC), Yele Sowore has given his own reaction to the postponement on the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). He said, “New date for Nigeria’s Presidential Election is NOW February 23rd 2019…Postponing their day of judgement by one week.” INEC, in a recently released statement signed by its chairman, Mahmood Yakubu announced the postponement on Saturday, February 16, 2019. The electoral body cited damage of electoral materials in some states as their reason.
Osinbajo Reacts To Elections Postponement
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Osinbajo Reacts To Elections Postponement

The decision of the Independent National Electoral Commission to postpone the 2019 presidential and governorship election has been reacted to by the Vice-President,Yemi Osinbajo. The Vice-President in his reaction described the postponement as ‘truly disappointing’ but stated that the march to the Next Level continues. Recall that Naija News had reported that INEC Chairman,Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, declared the election postponed due to a careful review of the implementation of the logistics andoperational plans put in place for the exercise. The spokesman to Osinbajo, Laolu Akande in a tweet said; “Mr President was already in Daura in Katsina State and the VP already in Lagos to vote this morning before the postponement just announced by INEC. “This is trul...
ANN Presidential Candidate, Durotoye Reacts As INEC Postponed General Election
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ANN Presidential Candidate, Durotoye Reacts As INEC Postponed General Election

Many woke up to the news that @inecnigeria have postponed the Presidential Elections till February 23rd, 2019. The lack of concern for the millions who traveled great distances so they could vote is clear No matter the delay, no one can stop the dawn of the #NewNigeria. While we may be very disappointed with @inecnigeria preparation for the Presidential elections, we will not be discouraged. _ We are coming! _ It’s time for the #NewNigeria to emerge
Ben Bruce Reacts As INEC Postponed General Elections
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Ben Bruce Reacts As INEC Postponed General Elections

The senator representing Bayelsa East, Ben Murray-Bruce, has revealed what will happen in Nigeria if the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, postpones Saturday’s presidential election. Reports had on Friday night emerged that INEC was planning to postpone Saturday’s elections. But reacting, Ben Bruce said if INEC postpones the election, there would be another June 12 in Nigeria. He tweeted, ”Are they this desperate? How can they even consider this just 8 hours to the elections? If this happens then it will be #June12AllOverAgain!”
Why We Postponed Nigeria’s Election To Feb. 23rd – INEC
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Why We Postponed Nigeria’s Election To Feb. 23rd – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has explained why it postponed the general elections earlier scheduled for Saturday, 16th February, 2019. INEC boss The commission shifted the election by one week, explaining how difficult it was for it to shift the general elections. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu who briefed journalists at about 2:43am on Saturday, in Abuja, said the commission had met on Friday, 15th February 2019 and reviewed its preparations for the 2019 General Elections earlier scheduled for Saturday, and therefore, shifted the Presidential and National Assembly elections to Saturday, 23rd February 2019. He said the commission would later in the day be meeting with key stakeholders at the International Conference Centre, Abuja to discuss issu...
Elections Not Postponed – INEC
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Elections Not Postponed – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has debunked reports that the body was planning to postpone Saturday’s elections. Presidential and National Assembly elections are scheduled to hold in few hours. National Commissioner for Voter Education and Publicity at INEC, Mr. Festus Okoye, told DAILY POST Friday night that Nigerians should ignore the rumours. His words: “If stories are flying about, allow the stories to fly. What they are reporting is not true.” Asked to respond to information that INEC commissioners were in a meeting, Okoye said: “Yes we are in a meeting but we have not taken such decision. “This is election period and as commissioners, we meet every time”. Meanwhile, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar,...
Mikel Obi Escapes Flight Mishap After Faulty Middlesbrough Plane Was Grounded Before Take Off
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Mikel Obi Escapes Flight Mishap After Faulty Middlesbrough Plane Was Grounded Before Take Off

Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi and his Middlesbrough teammates reportedly escaped a flight mishap after a faulty Middlesbrough plane was grounded before take off. Mikel Obi who joined Championship side Middlesbrough on a short term deal was reportedly at risk of a plane crash just after their game against Newport County in the FA Cup replay played on Tuesday, February 5. According to a report by Football live, Mikel and his Middlesbrough teammates were about the leave the Rodney Parade Arena after a 2-0 loss to their opponents but their flight had to be postponed. In the report, the Middlesbrough flight was postponed as the the plane suffered from engine failure. and was grounded. If the fault had not been detected, Mikel and his teammates could have suffered a mishap while o...
With an epic letter, President Trump blocks Nancy Pelosi’s international travels as US government shutdown continues
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With an epic letter, President Trump blocks Nancy Pelosi’s international travels as US government shutdown continues

President Donald Trump’s conflict with Democrats over a partial U.S. government shutdown has escalated with Trump denying House Speaker, Nancy Pelosi  the use of military aircraft for an overseas trip.   The move by Trump is in apparent retaliation for Pelosi's suggestion that he should delay the annual State of the Union address scheduled for the Capitol or he sends in his address in writing.   Pelosi had been scheduled to travel on a military aircraft as part of a congressional delegation to Belgium, where NATO is based, and Afghanistan to visit American troops stationed there.   In a letter to Pelosi denying her delegation the use of a plane, President Trump called the trip an “excursion.”   “In light of the 800,000 great American workers not ...
Postponed Copa Libertadores Final To Be Played At Real Madrid’s Bernabéu Stadium
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Postponed Copa Libertadores Final To Be Played At Real Madrid’s Bernabéu Stadium

CONMEBOL on Thursday confirmed that the twice-postponed Copa Libertadores final second leg between Argentine rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors will be played on December 9 at Real Madrid’s Santiago Bernabeu stadium. Originally scheduled for last weekend at River’s Monumental stadium in Buenos Aires, it was postponed after some Boca players were injured when their team bus came under attack from their arch rivals’ fans throwing projectiles. Boca appealed to CONMEBOL’s independent disciplinary committee to be awarded the trophy and have River expelled from the competition, but that was also rejected on Thursday. Instead, Conmebol hit River with a two-game stadium closure “that will be applied from 2019” in official continental competitions, and “a $400,000 fine.” CONMEBOL presi...
NYSC Postponed Orientation Exercise In Kaduna
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NYSC Postponed Orientation Exercise In Kaduna

Following the recent crisis in Kaduna state, the National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) has postponed the orientation exercise for Batch C corp members posted to Kaduna state. According to a statement by NYSC and made available to NGHUBS, the orientation exercise has been postponed indefinitely, urging all affected corp member to remain at home Read full statement below ATTENTION PROSPECTIVE CORPS MEMBERS DEPLOYED TO KADUNA STATE The Management of National Youth Service Corps wishes to inform all 2018 Batch C prospective Corps Members deployed to Kaduna State that the commencement of the Orientation Course earlier scheduled for Tuesday, 23rd October, 2018 has been suspended till further notice due to the current security situation and consequent curfew imposed by the state gove...
Drake Apologizes For Cancelling Two Shows In Miami Due To An Unknown Ailment
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Drake Apologizes For Cancelling Two Shows In Miami Due To An Unknown Ailment

Canadian rapper Drake says he was forced to pull out of two concerts in Miami because he was sick.   In an Instagram post, Drake also apologized to his fans for letting them down as the Friday and Saturday night shows, which were part of his tour with Migos at the American Airlines Arena, has been  postponed with little notice for concertgoers.   “I just wanted to say how sorry I am about these two Miami shows. I got so ill so fast and I had never experienced anything, like that in my life. Unlike other show cancellations or date adjustments due to production issues this one fell on me and I just want to apologize because I hate letting down anyone who come to share these moments with us. Thank you to the two doctors and nurse that helped me with round the clock c...
Floyd Mayweather’s Visit To Nigeria Postponed 
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Floyd Mayweather’s Visit To Nigeria Postponed 

Floyd Mayweather was supposed to have touched down in Nigeria today for the first leg of his “Undefeated Tour” of Africa. However, he did not make the trip to Nigeria scuppering his scheduled visit to Ghana. Upscale Entertainment were yet to sell any tickets for the events lined up for Mayweather’s Ghana tour.