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Celtic manager Neil Lennon resigns
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Celtic manager Neil Lennon resigns

  Celtic manager Neil Lennon has resigned with his side 18 points adrift of Rangers in the Scottish Premiership. Lennon took charge for a second spell in February 2019 when Brendan Rodgers left and led the club to two titles, two Scottish Cups and a League Cup. However, Celtic are well behind their Glasgow rivals in their bid to win 10-straight titles and slumped to defeat at struggling Ross County on Sunday. Assistant manager John Kennedy will take interim charge of the team. "We have experienced a difficult season due to so many factors and, of course, it is very frustrating and disappointing that we have not been able to hit the same heights as we did previously," Lennon, 49, said, in a statement on Celtic's website. "I have worked as hard as ever to try and turn ...
Beauty Queen Sacked from Hospital job Because she’s ”too Beautiful”
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Beauty Queen Sacked from Hospital job Because she’s ”too Beautiful”

A former model was ordered to resign from a job at a hospital for being ''too pretty.'' Claudia Ardelean, 27, who has a double degree in law and European ethics, was appointed to work unpaid on the board of the Pneumophthisiology Clinical Hospital in Romania. She was delighted and posted about her appointment on social media on February 8. The former model and beauty queen posted a selfie in front of the council building and wrote: "I am thankful for the trust and support of the Cluj National Liberal Party!" However, she soon received criticisms from trolls who claimed she only received the job because of her looks. Newspaper Click said as a result of the criticisms, she was forced to resign because she is ''too beautiful.'' Claudia, who now works as a lawyer in a...
Anambra EndSARS Panel Members Resign Over Government’s Insincerity
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Anambra EndSARS Panel Members Resign Over Government’s Insincerity

The five panel members in their joint resignation letter, dated February 13, 2021, noted that police brutality, extortion, and even extrajudicial killings had remained unchecked in the state. Members of the #EndSARS panel in Anambra State have tendered their resignation letter, knocking Governor Willie Obiano for ignoring the panel and for rising human rights abuses under his watch. The five panel members in their joint resignation letter, dated February 13, 2021, noted that police brutality, extortion, and even extrajudicial killings had remained unchecked in the state, even as the “notorious Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), Awkuzu and numerous other police outfits in Anambra State have become infamous around the world for outrageous, unconscionable, and iniquitous violations of...
Police Brutality: I May Resign From Lagos Judicial Panel – Adegboruwa
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Police Brutality: I May Resign From Lagos Judicial Panel – Adegboruwa

Senior Advocate of Nigeria and member of the Lagos Judicial Panel on police brutality, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, has said he cannot in good conscience continue to sit on the panel as there are cases of fresh police brutality at Lekki on Saturday. The human rights lawyer said he was consulting with his colleagues on the civil society, so he could take a decision with regard to his continued participation as a member on the panel. Adegboruwa said he was saddened at the way police dehumanised people at Lekki. “My heart is very heavy. I’m saddened and devastated. My soul is sorely troubled at this time. “For decades before the advent of this administration, Nigerians have risked their lives, liberties, their times and their energies, their resources, to win back this country on the ...
Resign If You Can’t Sacrifice Your Life For Yorubas – Adewale Giwa To Gani Adams
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Resign If You Can’t Sacrifice Your Life For Yorubas – Adewale Giwa To Gani Adams

Senior pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has urged Aare Ona Kakanfo of Yorubaland, Gani Adams to wake up and save his people from the hands of criminal herdsmen ravaging the region. Giwa, in a statement signed and forwarded to DAILY POST on Wednesday, specifically told Otunba Gani Adams to relinquish his position if he could not sacrifice himself for the Yoruba region. He said, ”I have carefully examined the relationship between Otunba Gani Adams and the entire Yoruba. I am bold to say that the Aare Ona Kakanfo is letting his people down. “He is getting too much sleep which I think is contrary to the position he is currently occupying as Aare Ona Kakanfo. “He is not ready to sacrifice himself for his people; this is the time the people in...
Resign Instead Of Arresting Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns Oyo CP, Ngozi
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Resign Instead Of Arresting Sunday Igboho, Nnamdi Kanu Warns Oyo CP, Ngozi

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Saturday warned the Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mrs Ngozi Onadeko to resign now rather than arrest Sunday Igboho. Kanu made the call as a swift response to the news making rounds about the arrest of Igboho over his quit notice to herdsmen. Nnamdi Kanu, in a statement, warned Ngozi to ensure nothing happens to Igboho and Yoruba youths rising up against herdsmen. Nnamdi Kanu stated that “You are an Igbo woman so I expect you to be reasonable enough to know that Fulani IGP posted you to Oyo to superintend the arrest or possible killing of Yoruba youths in order to ferment enmity between the East and the West at this critical juncture in the history of the liberation of all indigenous peoples across Nigeria,...
127 Soldiers Resign From Nigerian Army
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127 Soldiers Resign From Nigerian Army

A total 127 soldiers are exiting the Nigerian Army despite the worsening security challenges the military is currently combating in some parts of the country. The soldiers, drawn from various formations of the army across the country, are all of the junior cadres who are mostly at the forefront in the field. The military personnel, comprising one Master Warrant Officer, three Warrant Officers, 22 Staff Sergeants, 29 Sergeants, 64 Corporals, seven Lance Corporals and one Private, will disengage in May, according to a memo seen by PREMIUM TIMES. The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, a lieutenant general, has since approved their formal disengagement. The list of the exiting soldiers did not distinguish between those embarking on voluntary retirement and those leaving the ar...
Insecurity: Buhari needs to wake up at midnight and ask Allah for forgiveness- Ex-governor, Sule Lamido says
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Insecurity: Buhari needs to wake up at midnight and ask Allah for forgiveness- Ex-governor, Sule Lamido says

A former governor of Jigawa state, Sule Lamido, has said that President Buhari has failed Nigerians and needs to wake up at midnight and pray to Allah for forgiveness.   Lamido said this in an interview with BBC Hausa while reacting to the gruesome murder of 43 farmers by Boko Haram members in Borno state on Saturday, November 28.   Lamido added that President Buhari should drop his ''arrogance'' and seek Allah's forgiveness. "There is no way a government can go successfully without sabotage but you need to be strong enough to overcome such challenges. If really, he cannot withstand this, he has to resign but we can't be accepting sabotage as a reason. He has failed, if not that he failed, how will you allow some people to slaughter 43 people? How will you allow...
Insecurity: Resign Now, Northern Elders Forum Tells Buhari
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Insecurity: Resign Now, Northern Elders Forum Tells Buhari

The Northern Elders Forum on Wednesday asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to resign. According to the group, the President has failed in the two critical areas of security and economy and as such has ‘nothing new to offer’ Nigerians. NEF Spokesman, Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, stated this tonight on Channels Television’s Politics Today programme monitored by The PUNCH. He said it is disappointing that after over five years of being in office, Buhari still hasn’t delivered on the promises he made to Nigerians when he was first elected in 2015. Baba-Ahmed noted that Buhari had asked his predecessor, ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, to resign in 2013 over growing insecurity in the country and so, it is not out of place to demand that he resigns over the same ...
In civilised nations, leaders who fail to provide security will do the honorable thing and resign – Northern Elders Forum
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In civilised nations, leaders who fail to provide security will do the honorable thing and resign – Northern Elders Forum

The  Northern Elders Forum, NEF, has said that in civilized nations, a leader who fails to secure the lives and properties of his people would have resigned honourably.   The group said this in a statement released by its the Director of Publicity and Advocacy of the forum, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, on Tuesday, December 1, while reacting to the recent killing of over 43 farmers in Borno state by Boko Haram members.   According to the group, life has lost its meaning in the Buhari-led administration.   The statement in part reads   “These particular killings have been greeted by the most insensitive response by spokespersons of the president. The lame excuse that farmers had not sought permission from the military to harvest produce merely exposes the ...
Zinedine Zidane insists he won’t resign after Shakhtar Donetsk complete UCL double with 2-0 win over Real Madrid
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Zinedine Zidane insists he won’t resign after Shakhtar Donetsk complete UCL double with 2-0 win over Real Madrid

Real Madrid head coach, Zinedine Zidane, has insisted that he will not resign, despite another poor performance from his side in a 2-0 defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday night, December 1, 2020.   Real Madrid's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League last 16 are now in doubt after the match completed a shocking win for the Ukranians over Madrid, weeks after losing 3-2 at home to Shakhtar. Zidane could be asked by the Madrid hierarchy if results don't improve with Madrid now having lost three of their last five matches.   But he has bullishly said he will not be stepping down.   “I am not going to resign – not at all," he said following Tuesday's defeat.“We have always had delicate moments. It is true that it is a bad streak in terms of result...
Buhari Not Safe In Aso Rock, He Should Resign – Pastor Giwa
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Buhari Not Safe In Aso Rock, He Should Resign – Pastor Giwa

Senior pastor of Awaiting The Second Coming Of Christ Ministry, Adewale Giwa has said that even President Muhammadu Buhari is not safe at the Presidential Villa going by the breakdown of security in the country. He also said that Buhari’s high-handedness has caused a major setback to national advancement. Giwa, in a statement to DAILY POST on Tuesday said Nigerians had chosen their destiny by allowing president Buhari to rule the country for another four years. The cleric, however, urged Nigerians to stay strong. He declared: “It’s unfortunate that we have a president who doesn’t listen to the yearnings of his people. “President Buhari’s high-handedness has brought setbacks to Nigeria in all ramifications. If they could kill a first-class monarch in Ondo state, who is...
Caf President Ahmad Ahmad confirms candidacy for re-election
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Caf President Ahmad Ahmad confirms candidacy for re-election

The next election for positions in the African football governing body is scheduled for March 2021 The Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad has announced his intention to run for a second term in office. Ahmad’s confirmation comes on the back of a reported endorsement from 46 African Federations who are rooting for his success in the elective Extraordinary General Assembly in Morocco on March 12, 2021. Three years ago, Ahmad ended Issa Hayatou's 29-year reign as Caf boss, after defeating the Cameroonian by 34 votes to 20.
EndSARS: Resign Now!, Protesting Ondo Youths Slam Buhari
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EndSARS: Resign Now!, Protesting Ondo Youths Slam Buhari

He added that the youths are tired of the present government of President Muhammadu Buhari due to the various economic challenges being faced by the people. As the #EndSARS protest entered its fourth day in Ondo State, concerned youths in the state have vowed to continue with their agitations on the streets to seek an end to bad governance in the country. The youths have been demonstrating in major towns of the state, calling for an end to brutality, extortion, and killings by the police. The protest brought traffic to a halt on major roads on Monday as the youth condemned the cost of foods and other consumable items in the country. They lamented that the country is currently in the hands of bad leaders who do not care about the welfare of the citizens. Omolulo Ibida...
I’ll Resign If That Will Make Messi Remain In Barcelona – Bartomeu
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I’ll Resign If That Will Make Messi Remain In Barcelona – Bartomeu

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has revealed his he is “willing to resign” if Lionel Messi makes a public promise to stay at the club. The under-fire club chief has claimed he will bow to the fans’ demands and walk away from the Nou Camp – if it keeps Messi at the club. Messi admitted he could be tempted to stay at the Nou Camp if Bartomeu resigns from his post. Bartomeu is entitled to stay at the club for one more year when the new presidential elections take place. But, seemingly with Barcelona’s best interests at heart, Bartomeu has reportedly said he will quit if Messi promises to stay, according to TV3. On Wednesday night, angry fans broke through the Nou Camp gates as protests against Bartomeu continued into a second night. Manchester Ci...
Lagos East Bye-Election: Tokunbo Abiru, Polaris Bank MD, Set To Resign
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Lagos East Bye-Election: Tokunbo Abiru, Polaris Bank MD, Set To Resign

Tokunbo Abiru, Man­aging Director/ Chief Executive Of­ficer (CEO), Polaris Bank, is set to resign his ap­pointment this week, Daily Independent has exclusively gathered.Abiru, a former Commis­sioner for Finance in the state during Governor Baba­tunde Fashola’s second term, is also expected to announce his entrance into the race for Lagos East Senatorial Dis­trict bye-election which the Independent National Elec­toral Commission (INEC) has fixed for Saturday October 31, 2020.A member of the Gover­nors Advisory Council (GAC) in Lagos said Abiru, who has been nominated by the Lagos State chapter of the All Pro­gressives Congress (APC) as a replacement for the late Senator Bayo Osinowo, who represented Lagos East Sena­torial District until his death in June, will pick up the expression of...
‘I Won’t Resign As Akeredolu’s Deputy, I Only Dumped APC’ – Agboola Ajayi
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‘I Won’t Resign As Akeredolu’s Deputy, I Only Dumped APC’ – Agboola Ajayi

Following his resignation from the All Progressives Congress, APC, on Sunday, the Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Agboola Ajayi has dismissed the insinuation that he will resign from the cabinet of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu. According to Agboola, who on Sunday also registered his membership into the fold of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, he was elected by the people, and he is still serving their mandate. MCI had on Sunday reported how the deputy governor dumped the APC which was the party he was elected alongside his boss, Akeredolu in 2016. Speaking shortly after picking his PDP membership card, Agboola said he only resigned as APC member and not as the deputy governor of the state “It’s my people that voted for me. They did not ask me to resign, so I remain the d...
Ondo State Deputy Governor, Ajayi Agboola May Resign, Set To Join PDP
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Ondo State Deputy Governor, Ajayi Agboola May Resign, Set To Join PDP

Sources said the resignation was to enable him defect to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he is expected to contest for the governorship. Relationship between Hon Agboola and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has since collapsed over issues of trust and betrayal. It was gathered some APC lawmakers in Ondo House of Assembly would also resign their membership of the APC and join the PDP. Candidate of the PDP in the 2016 governorship election, Eyitayo Jegede, hinted on the defection of Agboola last week when he picked his nomination form. Jegede stated the coming of Agboola to the PDP “demonstrated that the APC has collapsed and Agboola needs to look for a good house.” According to Jegede: “If APC was and is good, Agboola Ajayi would not leave APC. If PDP is bad...
774,000 Recruitment: Keyamo Threatens To Resign If Politicians Hijack Process
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774,000 Recruitment: Keyamo Threatens To Resign If Politicians Hijack Process

Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, SAN, has threatened to resign from the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration if the approved recruitment of 774, 000 people is hijacked by politicians. The Minister, issued the threat on Wednesday while inaugurating the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Extended Special Public Works Across the 774 Local Government Areas of the Federation. Mr. Keyamo who explained that the committee was set up to devise a strategy for the implementation of the job creation, said the pilot scheme was approved to be implemented in five local government areas in eight states of Adamawa, Borno, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Jigawa, Katsina and Kwara. The beneficiaries he said will be engaged in drainage digging and clearance, irrigation canals cleara...
Petition Calling For WHO Boss To Resign Goes Viral, Nears 1M Signatures
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Petition Calling For WHO Boss To Resign Goes Viral, Nears 1M Signatures

A viral petition calling for the director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) to resign has gone viral, amassing almost one million signatures. WHO boss Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has come under fire over the organization’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. Ghebreyesus, the Ethiopian politician who has led the United Nations-backed health body as director-general since July 2017, has also been accused of aiding China in a cover-up of their outbreak of the Chinese virus. The coronavirus pandemic has so far killed more than 100,000 people worldwide and infected more than 1.7 million. Tedros has been specifically accused of allowing China to underreport the impact of the virus in Wuhan, the city where the global pandemic originated. Critics have asserted that the a...
Crisis Hits Barcelona: Six Board Members Resign
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Crisis Hits Barcelona: Six Board Members Resign

Six Barcelona board members of Barcelona FC have resigned after not being happy the way the club is being managed by President Josep Maria Bartomeu. In a joint letter, the six expressed concern over the financial implications of the coronavirus crisis for the club. They also criticised the handling of a scandal in February when the club were forced to deny hiring a firm to attack its own players on social media, BBC reports. And they called for Barca to call new presidential elections. Emili Rousaud and Enrique Tombas – two of the club’s four vice-presidents – quit alongside four directors: Silvio Elias, Josep Pont, Jordi Calsamiglia and Maria Teixidor. “We have arrived at this point because we cannot reverse the way the club is managed in the face of important challenge...
Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s N200m Library Evacuated
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Former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi’s N200m Library Evacuated

A N200m library which belongs to former Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi has been evacuated from the palace, days after he was dethroned by Governor Abdullahi Ganduje. The dethroned Emir’s principal private secretary, Mujtaba Abba who confirmed that over 40,000 books and journals catalogued at the expansive library have been evacuated in an interview with Daily Nigerian, said they were taken to a safe location within the state. Mr Abba, who recently resigned as Falakin Kano said; “High Highness’ greatest concern was the fate of his books, so my sister and I stayed behind to ensure that we evacuated all the books. It took us sleepless nights to accomplish the task in two days. “I made most of the transactions for the purchase of the books, and I can tell you, in conservative e...
Spanish Opera Singer, Placido Domingo Retracts his Apology to Dozens of Women who Accused him of Sexual Harassment Just two Days after he Apologised
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Spanish Opera Singer, Placido Domingo Retracts his Apology to Dozens of Women who Accused him of Sexual Harassment Just two Days after he Apologised

Placido Domingo has seemingly retracted his apology two days after he said sorry to dozens of women who accused him of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour. The Spanish opera singer, 79, was forced to resign as general manager of the Los Angeles Opera after a total of 20 women including singers, dancers, musicians, and backstage staff accused Domingo of harassment and inappropriate behaviour at opera houses over the last three decades. On Tuesday, the singer, director, and conductor said in a statement: “I have taken time over the last several months to reflect on the allegations that various colleagues of mine have made against me. I respect that these women finally felt comfortable enough to speak out, and I want them to know that I am truly sorry for the hurt that I c...
House of Rep Member Threatens to Resign Over Insecurity in North-East Region
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House of Rep Member Threatens to Resign Over Insecurity in North-East Region

A Borno lawmaker, Ahmadu Jaha has threatened to resign over the insecurity witnessed in the North-East region of the country. Speaking at Tuesday's plenary session, the lawmaker representing Damboa/Gwoza/Chibok federal constituency accused the military of creating super camps to protect themselves while exposing innocent civilians to the Boko Haram attacks. Jaha who before now called on service chiefs to resign their positions, alleged that soldiers wait in their super camps to repel the attacks carried out by the terrorists instead of taking the battle to them.
Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Asks Buhari To Resign Over Insecurity, Praises Jonathan
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Sheikh Abubakar Gumi Asks Buhari To Resign Over Insecurity, Praises Jonathan

Mycelebityandi reports that famous Islamic leader and scholar, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Abubakar Gumi has condemned the present state of Insecurity witnessed in the country as a result of Boko Haram. In the video below, he said that Nigeria has witnessed more death as a result of Boko Haram now than during the government of President Goodluck Jonathan. He blamed the current President, Muhammadu Buhari for Boko Haram attacks. He said Buhari's government is not committed to fighting insurgency as it should. The Islamic scholar said the way he asked President Jonathan to resign over Boko Haram insurgency is the same way he is now asking President Buhari to resign, even with immediate effect as insecurity is getting worse. Gumi who could not hide his feelings during the speech felt sorry ...
Florida Congressman Files Ethics Complaint Against Nancy Pelosi for Tearing Trump’s Speech
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Florida Congressman Files Ethics Complaint Against Nancy Pelosi for Tearing Trump’s Speech

Florida congressman, Matt Gaetz has filed an ethics complaint against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi for tearing up her own copy of President Trump's speech during the State of the Union address on Tuesday, saying she broke the law. Pelosi, after sitting down for over an hour listening to Trump's state of the union address, stood up after Trump ended his speech and in the front of cameras and the watching congress, tore her own copy of Trump's speech. Mr. Gaetz, one of Mr. Trump’s allies, termed Mrs. Pelosi’s gesture of tearing the speech as “beneath the dignity of the House, and a potential violation of law (18 USC 2071)” and urged her to resign.   Mr. Gaetz while posting on Twitter said he has sent the letter to the two top lawmakers on the House ethics committee...
Senator Ndume Wails, Asks President Buhari To Resign
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Senator Ndume Wails, Asks President Buhari To Resign

The lawmaker representing Borno South Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator Ali Ndume has decried the situation in the Northeast saying it is getting worse by the day. Speaking during an interview on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, Ndume regretted that the resurgence of the Boko Haram /Islamic State of West African Province (ISWAP) keeps increasing. “The situation in the Northeast particularly Borno State is terrible. I can tell you that the situation is getting worse. There is a resurgence of the insurgency in the northeast,” he said when asked to assess the security situation in the region. Ndume, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on the Army, also lamented the spate of killings and violence in his constituency. According to him, terrorists rece...
Jonathan Never Resigned Because Of Insecurity, Buhari Won’t Resign –  Tony Momoh
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Jonathan Never Resigned Because Of Insecurity, Buhari Won’t Resign – Tony Momoh

Prince Tony Momoh, a former Minister of Information on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign due to the insecurity challenges facing the country. Momoh, who was responding to calls by Eyinnaya Abaribe, Senate Minority leader asking President Buhari to resign said former President Goodluck Jonathan never resigned despite the incessant attacks by Boko Haram terrorists during his tenure. Momoh who said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) also contributed to the insecurity in the country said President Buhari was elected by Nigerians to serve till 2023 and he will complete his tenure no matter what Abaribe said. "Why should the President resign? He was elected by millions of Nigerians to serve them till 2023. So, he should just tender his resignation because the...
Insecurity: Reps Pass Motion Urging All Service Chiefs To Resign
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Insecurity: Reps Pass Motion Urging All Service Chiefs To Resign

The House Of Representatives, on Wednesday, passed a motion urging all the Service Chiefs to resign over the increasing rate of insecurity in the country. In the motion which was unanimously adopted by members after three hours debate, the House declared that the Service Chiefs have outlived their usefulness as they failed woefully to proffer solutions to the security challenges facing the nation.
Fani Kayode Reacts As Senator Abaribe Tells Buhari To Resign
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Fani Kayode Reacts As Senator Abaribe Tells Buhari To Resign

Former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has showered praise on the senator representing Abia South in the National Assembly, Enyinnaya Abaribe over his recent statement on the State of the Nation. Kayode was reacting following Abaribe’s call that President Muhammadu Buhari should resign in what he regards as the inability of the All Progressives Congress (APC) led Federal Government to address the security challenges in the country. Abaribe stated this on Wednesday on the floor of the Senate during a debate on insecurity in the country. He said: “Nigeria didn’t elect the IGP. We didn’t elect other service chiefs. We elected the APC government in 2015. We are asking this government to resign because it can no longer perform its role.” Reacting over the lawmaker’s call,...
Senator Abaribe Calls for President Buhari’s Resignation over Rising Insecurity
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Senator Abaribe Calls for President Buhari’s Resignation over Rising Insecurity

Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, the Senate Minority Leader, has called on President Buhari to resign immediately following the rising insecurity in the country. Abaribe who is of the PDP, made the call when the Senate discussed a motion on national security challenges and the need to restructure Nigeria’s security system during plenary today Wednesday January 29th. While making his contribution to the motion, Senator Abaribe, who was the first to contribute to the motion, faulted the president for failing to tackle the security challenges in the country. ''If you want to treat an issue, you go to the head. We did not appoint the IG or the security chiefs. We will go to the president and ask him to resign.  Nigerians voted APC because they promised to tackle insecurity but they have...
300 Workers Resign From Pastor Paul Adefarasin’s House On The Rock Church
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300 Workers Resign From Pastor Paul Adefarasin’s House On The Rock Church

“Nothing in God’s word encourages you to deny the fact that you will face adversity or that it brings sadness and grief. While you are not grateful for the storm you are going through, you can be grateful in the midst of the storm knowing that it will all work out for your good.” The above quote was the last evangelical tweet of 2019 shared by Lagos charismatic preacher and founder of House On The Rock Church, Pastor Paul Adefarasin with thousands of his flock and almost 800,000 Twitter followers in December 2019. But it appears some staff/members didn’t really believe in this admonition of their leader and Shepherd as they had to quit the church in search of greener pasture overseas. It was learnt that Adefarasin, fondly called ‘Pastor Paul’, during the sermon of his Church’s fi...
Bolivian President Resign After Her Sex Video Was Leaked
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Bolivian President Resign After Her Sex Video Was Leaked

The Interim president of Bolivia, Jeanine Anez has unceremoniously bowed out of office after her driver posted their sex video which have gone viral. She only took over as Interim leader in November last year and has been overseeing a caretaker government since then, after President Evo Morales fled the country for Mexico. Bolivians will choose a new president on May 3, more than six months after a disputed election sparked violent street protests and the resignation of Evo Morales.
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin resign as CEOs
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Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin resign as CEOs

It's the end of an internet era as Sergei Brin and Larry Page are stepping down as head of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, and ceding management control to Sundar Pichai who will take over as CEO. Page and Sergey Brin, who co-founded Google more than two decades ago while graduate students at Stanford University, will continue as members of Alphabet’s board of directors and still exercise considerable sway over the company as its two largest individual shareholders. The surprise news from one of the world's most powerful technology companies comes as Google has been rocked by criticism from Washington lawmakers and President Trump, growing scrutiny from regulators, rising competition from Amazon.com, internal scandals and unrest within its own ranks. Saying it's a "natural time...
Pressure Mounts On PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus To Resign
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Pressure Mounts On PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus To Resign

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Prince Uche Secondus is under intense pressure to vacate office over alleged constitutional breaches, misappropriation of funds and failure to lead the party to victory in the 2015 and 2019 general elections. Secondus has also allegedly failed to call for major meetings of the various organs of the party including the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting which is the second highest decision-making organ of the party. Daily Trust reports that the pressure is coming from PDP leaders and groups within the party. A former Special Adviser on Public Affairs, to President Goodluck Jonathan and member of the defunct Presidential Campaign Council for Atiku Abubakar, Malam Nasir Zahradeen, confirmed to our correspondent last night ...
Bayelsa Election: Timi Frank Congratulates Lyon, Urges Secondus To Resign
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Bayelsa Election: Timi Frank Congratulates Lyon, Urges Secondus To Resign

A Political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Monday, congratulated the Governor-elect of Bayelsa state, David Lyon, describing his victory as deserving. Frank in a statement in Abuja also urged National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus and the National Working Committee (NWC) led by him to apologise or resign over the loss of a state controlled by the party since 1999. “This victory was not won by the APC but by the people of Bayelsa who have resisted imposition and oppression with their blood because of their implicit confidence in the capacity of Lyon to transform the state and change their story for the better,” he said. He called on Lyon to be magnanimous in victory and to serve ...
Resign As Chairman Or Convene NEC Immediately – APC Governors To Oshiomhole
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Resign As Chairman Or Convene NEC Immediately – APC Governors To Oshiomhole

Governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have expressed dissatisfaction with the various crisis currently rocking the party and have demanded that the National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole convene a National Executive Committee (NEC) Meeting or resign immediately. The governors under the aegis of Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) specifically mentioned the ongoing political battle between the governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki and Oshiomhole himself among many others across the country. LEADERSHIP recalls that All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State on Tuesday, suspended the APC National Chairman over what it termed as “his role in the crisis rocking the state chapter of the party”. The decision followed the vote of no confidence pass...
Fight Back Or Resign – Arewa Youths To Osinbajo
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Fight Back Or Resign – Arewa Youths To Osinbajo

President General of The Arewa Youth Consultative Forum, AYCF, Yerima Shettima has advised Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to fight back for being ridiculed in the Presidency or resign as Vice President to avoid being removed. Shettima further said the current government has undermined Osinbajo and wondered why the Vice President has remained silent in the face of his travail in the Presidency. AYCF leader made this known while speaking with the press in reaction to the sack of some aides attached to the Vice President, which Presidency said was necessary to reduce cost. According to Daily Post, Shettima disclosed that certain people at the corridors of power are manipulating the system for their selfish interest, making sure that the Vice President was put off the system so that h...
PDP Welcomes The Appeal Judgement, Urges Akpabio To Resign & Recontest
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PDP Welcomes The Appeal Judgement, Urges Akpabio To Resign & Recontest

The Peoples Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom State has welcomed the judgement of the Court of Appeal on the Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial election. The court on Saturday nullified the election of Chris Ekpenyong and ordered a rerun in only one local government area – Essien Udim Local Government Area – between Mr Ekpenyong and Godswill Akpabio, a former Senate minority leader. Mr Akpabio hails from Essien Udim. “We welcome the judgement of the Court of Appeal which has proven that widespread irregularities occurred in Essien Udim Local Government Area and we are preparing for the election,” Ini Emembong, the PDP spokesperson in Akwa Ibom state, told PREMIUM TIMES, Saturday evening. “And we are expecting Senator Akpabio’s resignation (as Minister of Niger Delta Affairs) so th...
Don’t Resign – Yoruba Elders To Osinbajo
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Don’t Resign – Yoruba Elders To Osinbajo

The Yoruba Council of Elders has advised Vice President Yemi Osinbajo against resigning his position because of the alleged war against him by a cabal in the Presidency. The Yoruba elders also advised President Muhammadu Buhari to remember Osinbajo’s loyalty to him and refuse to be used by some power against his Vice President. The Secretary General of the YCE, Dr Kunle Olajide, said this in an interview with Saturday PUNCH in Lagos on Friday. Olajide said it was obvious that some persons were “seriously” working against the Vice President, saying the 2023 presidential ambition of some of Osinbajo’s persecutors was the reason for doing this. The YCE scribe said, “We know like other Nigerians that there are enough signs that some people are working against Osinbajo but who t...
Father Mbaka Speaks On Onitsha Fire: Don’t Blame Hausas, Obiano Should Resign
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Father Mbaka Speaks On Onitsha Fire: Don’t Blame Hausas, Obiano Should Resign

Father Mbaka last week spoke about the fire accident in Onitsha that claimed many lives and destroyed properties. According to him,it is a shame that Anambra has no functional fire service despite the market being one of the busiest in Africa. He also questioned why tankers will not fall while we have bad roads everywhere in Nigeria. He blamed the Governor and Anambra politicians for not constructing the roads. According to him, politicians will take advantage of the tragedy, do eye service and give compensation to some of the victims. At the end, many of the victims might receive N10,000 after the money is shared. Who is fooling who? He also sympathized with the victims. Speaking further, he said that in a sane society, Obiano should resign and tender apology. According to him...
Bulgaria head coach Krasimir Balakov resigns following racist abuse of England players
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Bulgaria head coach Krasimir Balakov resigns following racist abuse of England players

Krasimir Balakov, the head coach of Bulgaria has resigned after the racist abuse of England's players during their Euro 2020 qualifying match in Sofia on Monday night, (Oct. 14) The 53-year-old also confirmed he is resigning from his role as president of the Bulgarian Football Union, while the entire BFU Executive Committee also stepping down from their respective positions. Speaking on Friday, Mihaylov said: "My decision to step down has nothing to do with prime-minister Borissov asking for my resignation the day after the game vs England. My patience is over. "We did what we had to do regarding the security during the game v England. Bulgaria is not a racist country." This comes after Borislav Mihaylo, the president of the Bulgarian Football Association to resign from his pos...
Resign, Clear Your Name And Make History – Ex-minister To VP Osinbajo
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Resign, Clear Your Name And Make History – Ex-minister To VP Osinbajo

A former Minister of Aviation, Osita Chidoka, in Nigeria under former President Goodluck Jonathan has urged Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to resign and make history. Chidoka who ran for the governorship of Anambra State was reacting a statement by the vice-president where he said he was willing to waive his constitutional immunity to be probed — Following series of malicious claims against him on various social media platforms. According to the former minister, the only way for Osinbajo to clear his name and make history following the accusations bordering on criminality against him is to resign. “The Vice President is indeed a man of honour and I salute him for his display of courage in the face of grave accusation bordering on criminality. He is willing to waive his immunity: t...
“Osinbajo Should Resign And Submit Himself To ICPC” – Deji Adeyanju
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“Osinbajo Should Resign And Submit Himself To ICPC” – Deji Adeyanju

Deji Adeyanju as took to his twitter page to react to the news about Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo’s declaration of his readiness to waive his constitutional immunity to “enable the most robust adjudication” of several baseless allegations, insinuation and falsehoods against his person and office by Timi Frank and one Katch Ononuju. If Osinbajo truly wants to waive his immunity, he should resign and submit himself to ICPC tomorrow morning for investigation. There’s nothing to fear. After investigation, Buhari will re-nominate him to National Assembly if he is corruption free.
Fani-Kayode Asks Osinbajo To Resign As Vice President
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Fani-Kayode Asks Osinbajo To Resign As Vice President

Former Aviation Minister and chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party, Femi Fani-Kayode has called for the resignation of the Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo. He made the call while reacting to Yemi Osinbajo’s declaration of his readiness to waive his constitutional immunity to “enable the most robust adjudication” of several baseless allegations, insinuation and falsehoods against his person and office by Timi Frank and one Katch Ononuju. Timi Frank had alleged that Osinbajo’s “ongoing travails” was because he could not account for the N90billion received from the Federal Inland Revenue Service for the 2019 election. He claimed to have reliable information from his sources in the presidency and dared to challenge the vice president in court. Reacting to Osinbajo’s d...
It is despicable to slap women – VP Osinbajo says
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It is despicable to slap women – VP Osinbajo says

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in his tribute at the launch of a memoir by Olusegun Osoba, a former governor of Ogun state, on Monday, spoke about how wrong it is for a man to slap a woman. Recounting how British born Patrick Chadwick was forced to resign after he slapped Adekunbi Adeite, a Nigerian sales girl, at the Kingsway Stores in Lagos, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo condemned and described the act of slapping women as a “despicable business”. Eulogizing Chief Olusegun Osoba as an illustrious journalist and politician, Osinbajo said; “But his scoops went beyond the political, he exclusively reported the case of British born Patrick Chadwick, who slapped a Nigerian sales girl, Adekunbi Adeite, at the Kingsway Stores in Lagos (this despicable business of slapping women seems to h...
U.K PM, Theresa May in tears as she resigns
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U.K PM, Theresa May in tears as she resigns

U.K Prime Minister, Theresa May, has announced her resignation, breaking down in tears as she revealed she is standing down as Conservative party leader on Friday 7 June, 2019. May said she had “done my best” and stated: “It is and will always remain a matter of deep regret to me that I have.
Sheikh Daurawa, 3 Other Islamic Scholars Resign From Ganduje Government
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Sheikh Daurawa, 3 Other Islamic Scholars Resign From Ganduje Government

Four prominent Islamic scholars working with Kano State Government have tendered their letters of resignation to Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje. The clerics included Commander-General of the state Hisbah, Sheikh Aminu Daurawa and the chairman of the State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Abba Koki. Others were; a Permanent Commissioner with the state Shariah Commission, Abubakar Kandahar, and that of Zakkah and Hubsi Commission, Nazifi Inuwa.