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Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts From its Platforms, Citing Coup
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Facebook Bans Myanmar Military Accounts From its Platforms, Citing Coup

Facebook has banned the Myanmar military from using its Facebook and Instagram platforms with immediate effect, as weeks of mass demonstrations continue in the Southeast Asian country after the military seized power. “Events since the February 1 coup, including deadly violence, have precipitated a need for this ban,” Facebook said in a blog post on Thursday, February 25. “We believe the risks of allowing the Tatmadaw (Myanmar army) on Facebook and Instagram are too great.” The army seized power earlier this month after alleging fraud in a Nov. 8 election swept by Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD), detaining her and other party officials. According to reports, at least three protesters and one policeman have been killed during violent protests in the cou...
At Least 67 Dead in blood-soaked prison riots as gangs fight over power in Ecuador
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At Least 67 Dead in blood-soaked prison riots as gangs fight over power in Ecuador

At least 67 inmates have died in prison riots across Ecuador as inmates used blood and knives to attack each other. The violence was said to have broken out over a power dispute between criminal gangs, according to local media. In a tweet, Ecuadorian president Lenin Moreno said gangs had carried out "simultaneous acts of violence in several prisons in the country". According to authorities, riots erupted in prisons in the cities of Guayaquil, Cuenca and Latacunga. Police General Commander Patricio Carrillo said on Twitter on Tuesday that additional security forces had been dispatched to the prisons to regain control of them following the riots. He added that the riots had involved high-security prisoners. Images and videos circulating on social media show inma...
NASU Strike Hits Universities Hard, Students Battle Filth, Water, Power Problems
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NASU Strike Hits Universities Hard, Students Battle Filth, Water, Power Problems

The strike by non-academic unions in public universities has taken its toll on the institutions as they battle filth and struggle to keep services such as electricity and water supplies functional. The PUNCH correspondents, who visited the universities on Monday, reported that although teaching was going on, the strike by non-teaching staff had thrown up various problems in the institutions. For example, while refuse has piled up at male and female hostels of the University of Calabar, Cross River State, students of the University of Jos are battling with stoppage of water and electricity supplies. Their colleagues at the University of Nigeria, Enugu campus confided in The PUNCH that they contributed N500 per room to pay cleaners they brought from outside to clean their hostel...
Presidency Should be Zoned to the South in 2023 – Governor Ganduje
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Presidency Should be Zoned to the South in 2023 – Governor Ganduje

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state has said that the presidency in 2023 should be zoned to the South. Speaking in an interview with Channels Television’s Politics Today which aired on Friday February 12, Ganduje said that though zoning is not enshrined in the constitution, it is however a strategy for winning elections. He said; “The Southern part of the country but there should be a consensus of the members. “Zoning system even though it is not in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, it is a strategy for winning elections.” When asked if the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has done well for Nigerians since coming into power in 2015, the Kano state Governor said the ruling party under President Muhammadu Buhari’s leadership improved on Nigeria’s ...
EPL: Why Timo Werner is Struggling at Chelsea – Michael Ballack
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EPL: Why Timo Werner is Struggling at Chelsea – Michael Ballack

Former Chelsea midfielder, Michael Ballack, has revealed why striker, Timo Werner, is struggling at Chelsea. Werner, one of Frank Lampard’s marquee signings, has struggled to adapt to Chelsea’s style of play since his move to Stamford Bridge from RB Leipzig last year. The Germany international has not scored in 14 Premier League games for Chelsea. But Ballack is now saying that Werner is struggling at Chelsea because he was used to playing differently at Leipzig. According to him, the 24-year-old had a lot more space in front of him during his time at the German club, while Chelsea is the kind of team that has a lot of ball possession. “Timo started off pretty well,” Ballack told Omnisport. “Of course, if you are not scoring as a striker, then it is hard on your self-...
Fulani own all the lands in Nigeria, no power can remove us from Ondo forests – Miyetti Allah leader, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo says
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Fulani own all the lands in Nigeria, no power can remove us from Ondo forests – Miyetti Allah leader, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo says

As the seven-day ultimatum Governor Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN, issued herdsmen occupying Ondo state forests expires tomorrow January 24, the National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, Bello Abdullahi Bodejo has declared that nobody has the power to remove Fulani herdsmen from the state’s forests.   In an interview with The Sun, Bodejo claimed the Fulani's own all the land in Nigeria. He said the Fulanis have settled in the Ondo Forest reserves for over 250 years and will not obey anybody to leave the place.   Read excerpts from the interview below   Following allegations of kidnapping and robbery carried out by Fulani herdsmen, Ondo State government has given them seven-day ultimatum to leave the forests in the state, what is your reaction? The Ondo St...
APC Has No Ideology, Was Hurriedly Formed To Snatch Power From PDP – Okorocha
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APC Has No Ideology, Was Hurriedly Formed To Snatch Power From PDP – Okorocha

Rochas Okorocha, senator representing Imo West at the Nigerian Senate says his party the All Progressive Congress (APC) was hurriedly formed in 2013 to snatch power from the then ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Mr Okorocha, a former governor of Imo State, who stated this yesterday in Abuja while addressing news men described political parties in the country as having no ideology but a vehicle used by politicians to transport themselves to power. The APC founded on February 6th, 2013, is a conglomerate of four opposition political parties namely, the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC); Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN); All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP) and faction of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) led by Mr Okorocha. While in opposition, TODAY POLITICS reca...
Why Power Should Shift To South In 2023 – Zulum
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Why Power Should Shift To South In 2023 – Zulum

The Governor of Borno State, Prof Babagana Zulum, said on Friday that for the sake of fairness, power should return to the south in 2023. He faulted the suspicion that any part of the country could not be trusted with power, perhaps for the fear of secession. He stressed that there was a need for fairness in the country, adding that marginalisation had become the loudest concern from the citizenry. He spoke in Lagos on Friday at the 17th Chief Gani Fawehinmi annual lecture, themed ‘The constitutional history of Nigeria’s dysfunction: Any pathway to indivisibility and common progress?’ which was an event organised by the Nigerian Bar Association, Ikeja Branch, to celebrate the life and times of the late Fawehinmi. The governor stated that one of the pathways to common progress was...
Be Courageous To Handover Power To PDP In 2023 — Gov Wike Tells APC
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Be Courageous To Handover Power To PDP In 2023 — Gov Wike Tells APC

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says Nigerians are earnestly waiting for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to take over power at the federal level in order to enshrine good governance. Governor Wike made the assertion at the inauguration of the 11.53 kilometers Agbonchai-Afam road, connecting Eleme and Oyigbo Local Government Areas and performed by the former Senate Majority leader, Senator Mohammed Ali Ndume on Wednesday. The governor said Nigerians have increased their yearnings for good governance, improved economy and developmental projects that PDP has continued to provide in the states that it controls. He stated that the hope of Nigeria depends on the Peoples Democratic Party. "Eleme people, I want to sincerely thank you for the support that you've given t...
Power To Leave The North – Apostle Suleman’s 38 Shocking Prophecies For 2021
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Power To Leave The North – Apostle Suleman’s 38 Shocking Prophecies For 2021

During a live church service on the 30th December 2020, God's Servant, Apostle Johnson Suleman released a Prophecy about Nigeria and the Government. As revealed by God, Apostle Johnson Suleman also released 38 Prophecies for the year 2021. "Surely the Lord GOD will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets." - Amos 3:7 I. Fire outbreak in the eastern part of Nigeria. 2. Covid 19 casualties not as worse as expected. 3. 1 sec police protesting against police. 4. Black day in Aso Rock. 5. Foreign Society intervening in National crisis. 6. Serious conspiracy against Prof, Osinbajo. 7. 1 saw a liquor company losing staff. S. Saudi Arabia will experience an attack. 9. New faction of Terrorist breaking out of Boko I taram. 10.House...
Vanessa Mdee narrates how fans trolled her for referring to Rotimi as ‘future husband’
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Vanessa Mdee narrates how fans trolled her for referring to Rotimi as ‘future husband’

Vanessa Mdee did not have an easy time especially after ex Juma Jux left her for an Asian woman. Well, judging from how mean Tanzanian fans can be, let’s just say Vanessa went through what many would teen as hell on earth. For some reason, ex Juma Jux did not want to tone done on the showing off; and till date many believe his ‘childish’ ways are the reason he lost a woman like Vanessa Mdee to Mr Rotimi. However although she was mocked, judged by Jux’ friends and a few fans here and there; but Mdee continued to hold her head high until she finally got to meet Rotimi; and in 2 days she was sure that this was the man she was meant to be with. Well after a year of dating and living together; Vanessa Mdee’s dream of getting married to Rotimi has finally come true as seen online. Well,...
Nigeria Will Never Know Peace If Buhari, APC Remain In Power – Junaid Mohammed
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Nigeria Will Never Know Peace If Buhari, APC Remain In Power – Junaid Mohammed

Second Republic lawmaker, Dr. Mohammed Junaid, has said that as long as President Muhammadu Buhari and All progressives Congress, APC, are in power, Nigeria will never know peace. According to him, the task of governing the country is beyond President Buhari. Dr. Junaid stated this while reacting to the weekend killings of over 43 persons in Zabarmari in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State. Mohammed Junaid said: “I think Nigerians by now must have been sick and tired of the story of the massacre of innocent people in North-East, particularly in Borno State. “And certainly, Nigerians cannot pretend to be unaware of the bandits in North-West, particularly Zamfara, Katsina, Sokoto and Kaduna states. “So any attempt by Buhari, this lousy government to pretend that they we...
Insecurity: Northern Elders Hail Sultan For Speaking Truth To Power
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Insecurity: Northern Elders Hail Sultan For Speaking Truth To Power

Coalition of Northern Elders for Peace and Development (CONEPD), has applauded the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, for summoning the courage to voice out on the worsening security situation in the northern part of the country. The Monarch, during the Nigerian Inter-Religious Council (NIREC), had narrated how bandits “go around in the villages, households and markets with their AK 47 rifles, they stop at the market, buy things, pay and collect change, with their weapons openly displayed.” The National Coordinator, Engr. Zana Goni and National Women Leader, Hajia Mario Bichi, of CONEPD, in a statement, yesterday pointed out that the utterances of the monarch did not only reflect the true situation of things, but had vindicated them. Goni, appealed to President...
It Is Better To Gain Honour At The Cost Of Losing Power – Jonathan To Trump
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It Is Better To Gain Honour At The Cost Of Losing Power – Jonathan To Trump

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has again preached peace to nations around the world, saying it is preferable to gain honour and lose power. His Facebook post on Friday came at the time sources in US President Donald Trump’s camp said he was not considering conceding defeat if he loses the election to Democrat Joe Biden. “Nobody’s ambition is worth the blood of any citizen. It is better to gain honour at the cost of losing power than to gain power at the cost of losing honour,” Mr Jonathan wrote. “At any point in time, the power of love should matter more than the love of power. “This is my philosophy. I have lived it. It has brought great peace to both my beloved nation and I. And I recommend it to all leaders facing challenging situations, either in government, or at the p...
Nigeria Now Generates 13,000MW Of Power – Saleh Mamman
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Nigeria Now Generates 13,000MW Of Power – Saleh Mamman

The Minister of Power, Mr Saleh Mamman, has said that the Nigeria’s installed grid power generation capacity has grown from 8,000mw to 13,000mw under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. Mamman made this known on Wednesday during the 2021 budget defence before the House of Representatives Committee on Power in Abuja. He also said that the distribution system had the capacity to evacuate 5,500mw of power having grown from 4,500mw in 2015. “Under the able leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari, the country’s grid power capacity has increased significantly from the time this administration took over in 2015 to date. “During the period between 2015 to date, the sector has recorded successes and has faced challenges. “In order to deliver this administration’s promi...
PDP Wanted To Take  Advantage Of EndSARS To Return To Power In 2023 – Adesina
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PDP Wanted To Take Advantage Of EndSARS To Return To Power In 2023 – Adesina

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity on Thursday said the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) took advantage of the ongoing #EndSARS protests nationwide to plot a return to power in 2023. In his weekly article titled 'IF NIGERIA DIES, HATRED KILLED HER', Adesina said after 60 years, Nigeria may not move beyond where she is today owing to the hatred by many people, including Nigerians themselves. According to him, while the concern of the #EndSARS protesters were genuine, they allowed it to be hijacked by external forces especially by political forces who wanted power in 2023. He added that the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) which was defeated in the 2015 and 2019 presidential elections by the All Progressives Congress (APC) als...
Nigeria Needs Loans For Roads, Rail, Power – Buhari
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Nigeria Needs Loans For Roads, Rail, Power – Buhari

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, justified the nation’s debt profile, saying his regime needed to borrow to fund critical infrastructure like roads, rail, and power. According to a statement titled “President Buhari justifies borrowing to fund infrastructure,” by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President spoke at a virtual meeting he had with members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council from the Presidential Vila, Abuja. Buhari spoke at a time stakeholders are expressing concerns over the nation’s rising debt profile and accusing the government of mortgaging the country’s future. But the President said his regime needed to take loans to address the deficit in the nation’s infrastructure. He sai...
FG Weakens Power Of EFCC Chairman Creates Director General In New bill
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FG Weakens Power Of EFCC Chairman Creates Director General In New bill

A new bill seeking to amend the Economic and Financial Crimes Act has weakened the Office of the Chairman of the EFCC and created a new position known as the Director-General of the EFCCt. The bill, which was obtained by this newspaper, is titled, ‘An Act to Repeal the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (Establishment) Act, 2004 (act no. 1 of 2004) and Enact the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Act Which Establishes a More Effective and Efficient Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to Conduct Enquiries and Investigate All Economic and Financial Crimes and Related Offences and for other Related Matters.’ The bill, it was learnt, is being put together by the Attorney General, Abubakar Malami (SAN), on behalf of the Federal Government for onward transmission to the Na...
Malami Has No Power To Grant Approval To Northern Lawyers ‘new NBA’ – Sagay
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Malami Has No Power To Grant Approval To Northern Lawyers ‘new NBA’ – Sagay

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN),Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has said Abubakar Malami, Attorney-General and Minister of Justice has no powers to grant approval to the formation of a parallel body of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) known as ‘New NBA’. The breakaway group, was formed following the controversy created by the dis-invitation of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai by the NBA as speaker at its just concluded Annual General Meeting (AGM). In a statement by two lawyers, Nuhu Ibrahim (Convener 1) and Abdulbasit Suleiman (Convener 2), explained that the formation of the ‘New NBA’ was aimed at protecting their interests as enshrined under Section 40 of the constitution. They also said they have notified Malami of the existence of the ...
“Squeeze Them Out”: Obasanjo Advises Youths To Wrest Power From Older Generation
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“Squeeze Them Out”: Obasanjo Advises Youths To Wrest Power From Older Generation

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned African youths to note that leadership position would not come their way until they “squeeze older generation out of office”. Obasanjo also advised the youths to demand that affirmative action is encapsulated in the constitution of political parties, as part of strategies to ease out old generation of leaders. He spoke on Wednesday while delivering a keynote address at a virtual interactive session with youths to mark this year’s International Youth Day. The programme was organised by the Youth Development Centre, an arm of the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Oke – Mosan, Abeokuta. Participants of the meeting cut across Nigeria, Mali, United States, Ghana, Kenya and South Africa. He noted that unless the leade...
North Will Not Cede Power To South In 2023 — Arewa Youth Consultative Forum
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North Will Not Cede Power To South In 2023 — Arewa Youth Consultative Forum

The Arewa Youths Consultative Forum, AYCF, has reiterated that the North still wanted the presidency in 2023 and would not cede power to the South. President of the AYCF, Shettima Yerima, said in an interview on Tuesday that it irritates the entire North for some southern politicians to think Northerners will leave power for them in 2023. “How can you think we will cede power to the South in 2023? The North still want the presidency. The south is in charge of the economy and they have everything, so why would they want to take away the only thing we have. “What would you call that? Even if we are ceding power to the south in 2023, we should be considering people like Orji Uzor Kalu. He is someone the north trusts and the Northern elders will give him their full support. Most Nig...
Teyana Taylor Goes Topless as she Twins with Daughter Junie, in Epic Photo
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Teyana Taylor Goes Topless as she Twins with Daughter Junie, in Epic Photo

Teyana Taylor shared a topless photo of herself twinning with her daughter Iman "Junie" Shumpert, 4, and she accompanied it with a powerful letter to Junie. The American singer wore matching hairstyles with her daughter and they both had on black skirts and elaborate jewelry. They were also both topless. Teyana's caption reads: "A love letter to my sweet girl.....For God spoke; “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.” Jeremiah 1:5. The innocence of your disposition proclaims the truthful characteristics of the world.   "Your curiosity breeds knowledge for you are young but not naive. You WILL TAKE A STAND. You will forever be woke. You will forever be protected. The tones of your...
Court Rules in Suit Against INEC by 32 Deregistered Parties
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Court Rules in Suit Against INEC by 32 Deregistered Parties

A Federal High Court in Abuja, has dismissed the applications filed by the 32 deregistered political parties against the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). On Thursday, Justice Anwuli Chikere held that the plaintiffs failed to prove their case. Chikere ruled that INEC has the power and acted lawfully when it deregistered the complainants. Earlier, Justice Taiwo Taiwo of a Federal High Court, Abuja, ruled in favour of INEC against the National Unity Party (NUP) and Hope Democratic Party (HDP). In February, INEC deregistered 74 out of Nigeria’s 92 political parties for not satisfying the requirements of the Fourth Alteration to the 1999 Constitution. In suit number FHC/ABJ/ CS/444/19 between Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD) and 32 others Vs. Attorney Gen...
Don Jazzy Complains About Power Outage in his Home
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Don Jazzy Complains About Power Outage in his Home

Award-winning music producer and Mavin boss, Michael Ajereh, popularly known as Don Jazzy, has complained about the power outage he is currently experiencing in his estate. The 37-year-old made the complaint in a video he shared on Instagram on Friday, where he stated that he is hot and sweaty due as a result of the poor power supply and a faulty generator. “This life no just balance. If my phone come go die like this ehn,” he captioned the video which shows him lying shirtless on a bed. This is not the 1st time a Nigerian celebrity will be coming online to complain about the poor power supply in Nigeria. Former Mavin 1st lady recently took to her social media page to make same complaints. In her post she ranted on how the country could still be in total blackout ...
27 More Workers of a Company in Oyo State Test Positive for Coronavirus
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27 More Workers of a Company in Oyo State Test Positive for Coronavirus

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo state has said that Twenty-seven more members of staff of iSON Xperiences located in the Ibadan South West Local government area in the state, have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state. 63 members of staff had previously tested positive for the virus and are currently being isolated. In an update posted this morning Friday May 22, the governor said Twenty seven more employees of the customer service provider, have now tested positive for the virus. ''The COVID-19 confirmation tests for twenty-eight suspected cases came back POSITIVE. Twenty-seven are from iSON Xperiences and the last case is from Akinyele Local Government Area. So, the total number of confirmed cases in Oyo State is 190. Let me reassure you, as Head of the Oyo State COVID-1...
Tremendous Power Comes Tremendous Responsibility: Dayo Amusa
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Tremendous Power Comes Tremendous Responsibility: Dayo Amusa

Nollywood actress, Dayo Amusa says tremendous power comes with tremendous responsibility. According to the screen diva, the two of them work hand in hand and can not function without the other However, the screen diva pointed out that in today’s world, everybody wants power but none wants to accept the responsibility that comes along with it. She made this known in a post on her official Instagram page on Wednesday. She wrote: “Along with tremendous power comes tremendous responsibility. One cannot function without the other. However in today’s world, everybody wants power, but nobody wants to accept responsibility.”
“You Have Betrayed Almajirai After Using Them To Get Power” – PDP To Buhari, APC
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“You Have Betrayed Almajirai After Using Them To Get Power” – PDP To Buhari, APC

The Peoples Democratic Party has accused the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and the All Progressives Congress of betraying Almajiri and Nigeria’s poor and vulnerable after using them to grab power in 2015. The National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbodiyan, said this in a statement in Abuja, on Monday. The party noted that the APC and its regime had continued to show their true colours especially as manifested in the neglect and dehumanising treatment they had meted out to poor and vulnerable Nigerians since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement read in part, “The PDP notes that APC’s disdain and desertion of our citizens had further exposed it as a deceitful party which used lies, propaganda and false promises to mislead the peopl...
Yekini: Oliseh, Boboye and Baffoe lead tributes for late Nigeria striker
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Yekini: Oliseh, Boboye and Baffoe lead tributes for late Nigeria striker

The ex-Super Eagles and Ghana stars went on social media to mark the anniversary of the death of the 1993 African Player of the Year Sunday Oliseh, Kennedy Boboye, Anthony Baffoe and a host of other football figures have paid tribute to late Rasheed Yekini. The legendary forward known for his speed and shooting power died on May 8, 2012, at the age of 48. Yekini played a key role in helping Nigeria win the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations while scoring the country’s first Fifa World Cup goal in the United States of America months later.
“Power Has Changed Hands, Accept It And Move On”- Burna Boy Blasts Vybz Kartel
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“Power Has Changed Hands, Accept It And Move On”- Burna Boy Blasts Vybz Kartel

Nigerian Afro-fusion artiste, Burna Boy took to his social media space to throw some heavy shade at Jamaican artiste, Vybz Kartel. The award-winning singer reacted as Wizkid and Vybz Kartel are set to have a singing competition via Instagram on Sunday. Burna Boy noted that he would be watching the live show as he bragged about be the number one artiste. The singer also wrote that power has changed hands, people should accept it and move on. Read full post
Trump Administration Reportedly Drawing up various plans to punish China over Coronavirus Pandemic that has Killed Over 60,000 Americans
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Trump Administration Reportedly Drawing up various plans to punish China over Coronavirus Pandemic that has Killed Over 60,000 Americans

The Donald Trump administration is reportedly drawing up several plans to punish China over what they see as the Asian country's role in the spread of Coronavirus that has killed over 60,000 Americans and infected millions worldwide. According to a report by CNN, the White House is drawing up long and short term plans to target China, a move that if successful will create more rancor into an already tense relationship between the two world powers. According to CNN, various tools, including sanctions, canceling US debt obligations and new trade policies are going to be used against China to let the world know that ''responsibility for the death of hundreds of thousands worldwide lies with the Chinese government.'' "We have to get the economy going again, we have to be caref...
Singer, Samklef Has Message For Parents Placing Curse On Their Kids
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Singer, Samklef Has Message For Parents Placing Curse On Their Kids

Nigerian singer, songwriter and music producer, Samklef Says parents should stop placing curse on their kids because the tongue has power The music producer took to his social media page to say placing curses on kids has a way of affecting them in the future especially when the person placing the curse is the parents. He said.Futur Cursing ur kids. Ode Oshi, oloriburuku etc. there is power in the tongue especially when u are the parents. Cursing ur kids. Ode Oshi, oloriburuku etc. there is power in the tongue especially when u are the parents. https://t.co/NcRFSg4oiQ — PRESIDENT SAMKLEF (@SAMKLEF) April 29, 2020
Reactions As Yul Edochie Says Leaders Want To Hand Over Power But They Do Not See Competent Youths
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Reactions As Yul Edochie Says Leaders Want To Hand Over Power But They Do Not See Competent Youths

Yul Edochie took to Twitter to claim that the “old” people leading Nigeria are eager to hand over power but they do not see competent youths to hand over to. He tweeted: “Contrary to what you think, the old guys in power are constantly looking for youths to hand over to. “But what they see is youths insulting each other on social media, who can’t stand together & fight for anything, youths who’ll sell their souls for money. “They hardly see Leaders.” Twitter users didn’t agree with him and they made this known in their replies to him. One Twitter user replied: ” You lost in the primary you contested to is it not? if what you say is true then you or someone your age should be at govt house in Amawbia right now your own story tells another tale different from what you ...
PDP Will Disgrace APC Out Of Power – Segun Oni
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PDP Will Disgrace APC Out Of Power – Segun Oni

The former Governor of Ekiti State, Chief Segun Oni, says he is upbeat that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will be fatally defeated in 2022 governorship poll. Oni said Fayemi lost to Ayodele Fayose in 2014 on account of alleged arrogance displayed by APC against Senator Opeyemi Bamidele, who left the party to contest for governorship on the platform of Labour Party. Oni said the same culture of arrogance was allegedly exhibited against him, which he said pushed him to return to the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), contrary to APC’s position that he did that for selfish interest. Oni said this in a statement in Ado Ekiti by the Director-General of his political organisation, Atunse Ekiti Movement , Dr. Ife Arowosoge, on Friday. Oni was reacting to a statement allege...
What Buhari Will Do To Me If I Return To Nigeria: Omokri
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What Buhari Will Do To Me If I Return To Nigeria: Omokri

Reno Omokri, a strong critic of President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that if he returns back into the country with the latter still in power, then he would be severely dealt with. Speaking via his official Twitter handle on Thursday, he shared that he would be made to frog-jump from the airport to either Kirikiri, Kujr of DSS cell. He wrote: “If I make the mistake of entering Nigeria while the tyrant, General @MBuhari is in power, I will be frog-jumped from the airport to either Kirikiri, Kuje or DSS underground cell. But God is greater than Buhari. He will protect me in Yeshu’a’s name!” If I make the mistake of entering Nigeria while the tyrant, General @MBuhari is in power, I will be frog-jumped from the airport to either Kirikiri, Kuje or DSS underground cell. But God i...
“We Have no Record of Spending on $5billion Abacha loot” – Nigerian Government
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“We Have no Record of Spending on $5billion Abacha loot” – Nigerian Government

The Federal Government has told Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it “has no records of the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of State, Sani Abacha and no records of the spending of about $5 billion recovered loot for the period between 1999 and 2015.” The government’s response followed SERAP’s Freedom of Information (FoI) requests sent to Mr Abukabar Malami, SAN, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice and Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, requesting: “information on the exact amount of public funds stolen by Abacha, and details of spending of about $5 billion recovered loot since the return of democracy in 1999.” According to SERAP, only Mr Malami has sent a reply to it...
Vladimir Putin Signs new Law that Could Keep him as President of Russia Until 2036 
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Vladimir Putin Signs new Law that Could Keep him as President of Russia Until 2036 

Russian President, Vladimir Putin has signed a law on constitutional changes that could keep him in power for another 16 years. Last week,  67-year-old Putin made an appearance in parliament to back an amendment that would allow him to ignore a constitutional ban on him running again in 2024. The Kremlin has revealed in a statement that Putin signed off the constitutional changes on Saturday just three days after it was passed through the Russian parliament with only one vote against it. Russia’s constitutional will now approve the changes after a nationwide vote on the amendments to the constitution planned for April 22. Under current law, Putin would not be able to run for president again in 2024 because of term limits, but the new measure would open the way for him to ru...
2023 Presidency: Buhari Has Agreed Power Should Return To South – Sagay
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2023 Presidency: Buhari Has Agreed Power Should Return To South – Sagay

President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly agreed that power should return to the Southern protectorate at the completion of his second term in 2023. The chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) Professor Itse Sagay, made this known in an interview with Sun Newspapers. Mr Sagay stated this while reacting to the resolution of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) led by Professor Ango Abdullahi, that the Northern protectorate will retain power at the expiration of the president’s tenure. The NEF is not the only group clamouring for power to remain in the North, Arewa Youths Consultative Forum (AYCF) has advised political parties to ensure they field candidates of Northern extraction in the next presidential election or regret not doing so after the 20...
North has Highest Population of Illiterates – Former Governor of Kaduna State, Mukhtar Yero
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North has Highest Population of Illiterates – Former Governor of Kaduna State, Mukhtar Yero

Former Governor of Kaduna State, Mukhtar Yero has advised Northerners in the country to work towards reducing poverty and illiteracy in the region instead of ensuring that power remains in the region in 2023. Speaking in an interview with The Sun, Yero stated that in spite of the north wielding the political power at the moment, it has not helped the economy of the region in any way. He also pointed out that the North has the highest number of street beggars and school dropouts. “I realized that if the North really wants to continue to eradicate the poverty that is eating up the people of the region, then we must shift our attention and our thinking to how the North can became economically viable. “But looking at the prevailing situation with north holding power, we can ask ou...
If Obasanjo Had Been In Power Today, The Terrorists That Plague Our Land Would Have Been History – FFK
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If Obasanjo Had Been In Power Today, The Terrorists That Plague Our Land Would Have Been History – FFK

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode is of the opinion that if former President ”Olusegun Obasanjo had been in power today, Boko Haram would have been history.’ Sharing his opinion via his Twitter handle, FFK wrote If OBJ had been in power today the terrorists that plague our land would have been history. He was a President that loved his people & that had integrity, courage, power & strength. He would have crushed BH, ISWA & the Fulani militias & despatched them to hell long ago.
No Man Has The Power To Handle My Waist For More Than 30 Seconds
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No Man Has The Power To Handle My Waist For More Than 30 Seconds

A beautiful young girl identified as “Benita Ify” has taken to a Facebook group to boast about the ability of her waist. She says no man has the power of handling her waist for more than 30 seconds. She shared this just few hours after the Valentine’s day celebration. She wrote “No man has the power to handle my waist for more than 30 seconds. Lick your screen. #BadGurl. #TableShaker. Below is a screenshot of her post in hook up coven;
Rotimi’s sweet sacrifice to Vanessa Mdee on Valentine´s day despite minor surgery
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Rotimi’s sweet sacrifice to Vanessa Mdee on Valentine´s day despite minor surgery

Nigerian-American actor, Rotimi has proven to his bongo girl, Vanessa Mdee, that in sickness ad in health, he will always love her. Apparently, the Power actor was unwell on Valentine´s day but still managed to make his lady feel special and loved. The actor-cum-singer had undergone a minor surgery and was still feeling unwell on the lover´s day, but what was sickness that he could not take his girl out? In a video shared on Twitter, the online sensations were seen holding hands and out for a date as the bongo songbird thanked her sweetheart for the sacrifice. 'He's sick as a dog, but he still brought me to dinner.' A chilled out Rotimi then rubbed her hand, sweetly expressing: 'Happy Valentine´s Day beautiful.' Her words read: 'My baby is so unwell but he said we...
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Presidency Has no Power to to Stop Peaceful Protests – Falana

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana has stated that the Presidency has no power to stop peaceful protests following its warning to "a section of the political class against misleading the public and inciting protests against the heads of military institutions." Reacting to the Presidency's statement of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) hiring 2,000 people to stage a protest against service chiefs on Monday February 17, Falana appealed to the Nigeria Police Force against "harassing" Nigerians protesting against insecurity across the country. The lawyer also recalled how APC leaders including President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief John Oyegun, Dr Sylvester Onu and Mr Rotimi Amaechi participated in a protest against insecurity held in Abuja on November 20,...
US Assures Afghans it Will not Abandon Them after Agreeing First Step of peace deal with Taliban
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US Assures Afghans it Will not Abandon Them after Agreeing First Step of peace deal with Taliban

The US has promised to support and stand by Afghans if the Taliban militants decide to break terms of a new deal being discussed between the US, Afghanistan government and the Taliban.   On Friday, the U.S. government and the Afghan Taliban agreed to the first step of a peace deal, a major milestone after months of talks over ending a war that has gone on for more than 18 years.   The US war in Afghanistan which has spanned through 4 U.S presidents with four different strategies of handling the Taliban and it's hold on the Afghan government and economy is set to come to an end as the United States finalizes its plans to reduce violence in Afghanistan by negotiating a peace deal with the Taliban. According to CNN, an Afghan source close to the negotiations has s...
Rivers State Task Force Destroys Illegal Market, Scatters Bowls of Live Cat Fish, food
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Rivers State Task Force Destroys Illegal Market, Scatters Bowls of Live Cat Fish, food

A team of task force working for the Rivers State Government  to sanitize the roads, and stop illegal trading, allegedly destroyed Rumuokoro Market, in Obio/Akpor LGA, scattering goods including bowls of catfish. According to an eyewitness, the team allegedly threw away coolers of food belonging to a vendor. Another eyewitness, Obiaruko Ndukwe posted some photos on Facebook and wrote: "This is not North East but Rivers State, precisely Rumuokoro Market, Obio/Akpor LGA. What you are looking at is the Task Force set up by the Governor to sanitize the Roads, stopping illegal trading. A whole Basin of Live Cat Fish thrown on the ground by the Task Force who were prancing around with Axes and Matchets. They unleashed violence unrestrained all in the name of doing their job. ...
Pregnant IG Model Reveals England Footballer Kyle Walker is the Father of her Unborn baby days after he was Dumped by his Partner of 10-years
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Pregnant IG Model Reveals England Footballer Kyle Walker is the Father of her Unborn baby days after he was Dumped by his Partner of 10-years

Instagram model, Lauryn Goodman has revealed that the father of her unborn baby is Manchester City and England footballer, Kyle Walker. Last month, the 29-year-old announced her pregnancy without revealing the identity of the child's father, until now. Speaking to The Sun on Sunday, Lauryn claimed she is being 'harassed' about the child's father and opted to speak out in order 'to stop speculation once and for all.' She revealed: 'Rumours and gossip are starting to circulate and I'd rather people heard it from the horse's mouth so I want to stop all the speculation once and for all. 'Kyle Walker and I are expecting a baby in April and it was conceived during a period we had both split from our previous partners. This will be the last time I comment on it and I will only...
The Successes we Have Achieved Fighting Boko Haram have Restored our Pride and Honour – Buhari
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The Successes we Have Achieved Fighting Boko Haram have Restored our Pride and Honour – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday February 6, announced that he has kept his promise to end Boko Haram and other forms of criminalities after being first voted into power in 2015. The Nigerian leader who said this at the official induction of Nigerian Air Force Helicopters at the Eagle’s Square in Abuja, stated that professionalism, capacity building and adequately equipping the armed forces and the other security agencies are major policies of this administration. Buhari said; “I promised to put an end to Boko Haram insurgency, kidnapping and other forms of criminalities that have bedeviled our country during my inaugural speech as president. “You will all agree with me that the successes we have achieved so far have restored our pride and honour the world over. Conse...
‘Tasha’ Is A Disappointment, She’s A Complete Example Of Bad Woman For Marriage – Toke Makinwa
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‘Tasha’ Is A Disappointment, She’s A Complete Example Of Bad Woman For Marriage – Toke Makinwa

Media personality Toke Makinwa has angered fans of BB Naija reality star Tacha after she said ‘she’ is an example of a bad woman for marriage. Interestingly Toke Makinwa is in trouble for nothing because she wasn’t referring to Nigerians’ famous Tacha, but a fictional Tasha in a series called ‘Power’ Apparently, people who are not aware she is talking about a movie character Tasha elsewhere have taken her insults personal and they’re firing back accordingly.   View this post on Instagram   a good wife A post shared by Naijaeverything Entertainment (@naijaeverything) on Feb 3, 2020 at 3:56am PST
Daddy Freeze Reacts To Viral Video Of Pastor Conducting Miracle To Remove Fats
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Daddy Freeze Reacts To Viral Video Of Pastor Conducting Miracle To Remove Fats

Popular social media commentator, Daddy Freeze has  reacted to the viral video of a Pastor conducting miracle to remove fats from a church member. Speaking via his official Instagram page, the on-air-personality described the video as one which makes Jesus look unemployed. He wrote: This is what eventually becomes of religious buffoonery. – Y’all make your Jesus look unemployed. – The #FreeNation and I believe in Yahushua the true son of YHWH not some 400-year-old invention, created by the very fertile imaginations of those desperately and deliberately trying to market the ideology of monetized, political religion. – ◄ 2 Thessalonians 2 ► New Living Translation [9] This man will come to do the work of Satan with counterfeit power and signs and miracles. [10] He will use e...
Rapper Yung6ix And Tolu Ogunlesi Goes Head-To-Head Over The Significant Things  Buhari Administration Has Done Since It Came To Power
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Rapper Yung6ix And Tolu Ogunlesi Goes Head-To-Head Over The Significant Things Buhari Administration Has Done Since It Came To Power

Rapper Yung6ix and presidential aide, Tolu Ogunlesi, had a banter on Twitter this afternoon after Yung6six asked Nigerians to list the ''significant things'' President Buhari has done since he assumed office in 2015.   Ogunlesi who is the Special Assistant to President Buhari on New Media, jumped in, listing some things President Buhari has done since he came into office.   Yung6ix who was disppointed in Tolu's input, pointed out that his question was about the "significant" things the Buhari administration has done.   See their exchange below  
Trump’s Legal Team Launches All-out attack on the Bidens and Obama
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Trump’s Legal Team Launches All-out attack on the Bidens and Obama

Trump's legal legal team on Monday night opened up an all-out attack on Hunter Biden, son of former US Vice president Joe Biden and Barack Obama on the second day of its defense of the president. The defense team unleashed White House advisor Pam Bondi to accuse Hunter of cashing in on his powerful father as vice president to take on the role of a board member in a corrupt Ukrainian oil firm, even though Hunter had no previous knowledge or experience in the oil sector. Trump is being tried in the senate over allegations of abuse of power and obstruction of congress after he allegedly withdrew military aid to Ukraine in exchange for an investigation into his political rival - Joe Biden in a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukraine's president Zelensky. Trump in releasing the tr...