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Fans Convinced Frank Lampard Will Get Sacked After Blaming Chelsea Players In Post-Match Interview
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Fans Convinced Frank Lampard Will Get Sacked After Blaming Chelsea Players In Post-Match Interview

  Frank Lampard was slammed by football fans for the post-match interview he gave following Chelsea's 2-0 defeat to Leicester City. Fans are convinced Lampard won't survive the season after blaming the attitude of his Chelsea players on Tuesday. His side slumped to their sixth Premier League defeat of the campaign with the 42-year-old taking aim at his team's performance at the King Power Stadium. He told Sky Sports: "Beaten by the better team. They were sharper than us, ran more than us and they looked in form - we looked out of form." First-half goals from Wilfred Ndidi and James Maddison condemned the Blues to their second league defeat since the turn of the year. Lampard continued: "There were quite a lot of moments where our sharpness wasn't there, those are mom...
Sack All Your Cabinet Members, Aides, They Have Failed – Okorocha To Buhari
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Sack All Your Cabinet Members, Aides, They Have Failed – Okorocha To Buhari

Former Governor of Imo state, Senator Rochas Okorocha has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sacked all the Minister’s and presidential aides he appointed to help him run the government as they have failed to perform their duties. He made the call Wednesday in Lafia when he paid a condolence visit to Governor Abdullahi Sule in Government House and the family of the late Nasarawa State Chairman, Mr. Phillip Tatari Shekwo who was murdered by gunmen. According, to him, “President Muhammadu Buhari should fire the people he hired to work for the country, because they have failed and are not performing in the national assignments assigned them. “He should do the needful to save the nation from the insult on the leaders. The people are angry with the recent events in the country...
Chevron Nigeria To Sack 25% Of Workforce
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Chevron Nigeria To Sack 25% Of Workforce

Chevron Nigeria Limited has said it will slash its workforce by 25 per cent as it is reviewing its manpower requirements in the light of the changing business environment. CNL disclosed this on Friday in a statement entitled ‘Chevron Nigeria Limited reviews workforce in accordance with business exigencies’. The oil major said it would continue to evaluate opportunities to improve capital efficiency and reduce operating costs. CNL’s General Manager Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Esimaje Brikinn, said, “The aim is to have a business that is competitive and have an appropriately sized organisation with improved processes. “This will increase efficiency and effectiveness, retain value, reduce cost, and generate more revenue for the Federal Government of Nigeria.” Acc...
Jose Mourinho Is The Fourth Most Likely Premier League Manager To Be Sacked First
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Jose Mourinho Is The Fourth Most Likely Premier League Manager To Be Sacked First

Jose Mourinho is the fourth most likely manager to be sacked first this season after Tottenham Hotspur's opening day defeat. Spurs lost 1-0 to Everton on Sunday afternoon as Dominic Calvert-Lewin's header condemned Mourinho to his first opening day loss in the Premier League. While there is plenty of time for the 'Special One' to turn it around, Oddschecker have revealed he currently sits at 33/1 to get the sack. The most likely is West Ham United boss David Moyes, who oversaw a 2-0 defeat to Newcastle United on Saturday evening. Check out the full odds for every Premier League manager per GIVEMESPORT: 20. Jurgen Klopp (Liverpool) - 100/1 19. Chris Wilder (Sheffield United) - 35/1 18. Mikel Arteta (Arsenal) - 35/1 17. Carlo Ancelotti (Everton) - 33/1 16. Ole Gu...
FG Rejects Plans By Multichoice To Sack Nigerian Workers
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FG Rejects Plans By Multichoice To Sack Nigerian Workers

The Federal Government on Monday said it would not tolerate any move by South African company, Multi­Choice, to lay off Nigerian workers in its employ under any guise. This followed a meeting between the management of the National Broadcast­ing Commission (NBC) and the management of Multi­Choice on Monday. The commission had summoned MultiChoice over the planned increase on some DStv and GOtv packages which takes effect from today despite a similar increase three months ago. According to Multi­Choice, in a message to sub­scribers, DSTV Premium would move from N16, 200 to N18,400; Compact Plus from N10,925 to N12,400; Compact from 6,975 to 7,900, and for users of GOtv Max, they would have to pay the sum of N3,600 from 3,280. The latest increase comes amid a subsisting order of t...
Juventus Sack Maurizio Sarri After Champions League Exit
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Juventus Sack Maurizio Sarri After Champions League Exit

Juventus have sacked head coach Maurizio Sarri a day after being knocked out of the Champions League in the last-16 stage to Lyon, according to Sky in Italy. The former Chelsea and Napoli boss only took charge of Juventus in June last year, signing a three-year contract at the time, and led the side to a ninth consecutive Serie A title last month.
Buhari Considers Sack, Prosecution Of Ibrahim Magu
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Buhari Considers Sack, Prosecution Of Ibrahim Magu

Barring last minute reprieve, Ibrahim Magu, acting Chair­man, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), may not only be on his way out of office, but also may be looking towards days of accounting for alleged infrac­tions preferred against him by Abubakar Malami, the Attor­ney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Saturday INDEPENDENT can exclusively report. Impeccable presidency sources said on Friday that President Muhammadu Bu­hari had given Malami approv­al to investigate and prosecute Magu following his memo­randum, where he itemised 22 weighty allegations against the EFCC chairman, who has occupied the office for nearly five years in acting capacity. The sources said the EFCC chairman will temporarily hand over the anti-graft agency to the next mos...
Sack Security Chiefs– Fani-Kayode to Buhari
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Sack Security Chiefs– Fani-Kayode to Buhari

Former Aviation Minister, Femi Fani-Kayode, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack all his Service Chiefs. Fani-Kayode made the call while faulting the query Buhari issued to Services Chiefs yesterday, following the continued killings in Nigeria. In a tweet, the former Minister said the President should be courageous enough to sack his Service Chiefs and not just query them. He tweeted: “Don’t just query your Service Chiefs but muster the courage to SACK them! Be bold, decisive and strong! “People are being slaughtered all over the country. They have failed WOEFULLY and a change of guard is needed. Don’t you know that our blood is red and that NIGERIAN LIVES MATTER too?” Buhari had yesterday said he would no longer tolerate excuses...
Non-performing Service Chief Should be Sacked — Senate President, Ahmad Lawan
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Non-performing Service Chief Should be Sacked — Senate President, Ahmad Lawan

Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Thursday June 11, called for the sack of underperforming service chiefs. The senate president made the comment after Borno North senator, Abubakar Kyari raised a point of order over the massacre of over 81 people in Gubio village, part of the district he represents.   Ahmad said; “The Senate has passed several resolutions on the insecurity in the country with all stakeholders carried along, but the issue has persisted.” “The stand of the Senate should be that people who have performed in office should be allowed to stay in such office." The federal government was also urged to deploy the armed forces and other security agencies to beef up personnel around the Lake Chad shores. The is coming ahead of a meeting between the leaders...
Niger State NYCN Ask Buhari To Sack Godswill Obioma As NECO Registrar And Replace With A Northerner
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Niger State NYCN Ask Buhari To Sack Godswill Obioma As NECO Registrar And Replace With A Northerner

The Niger State chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency fire the newly-appointed Registrar/Chief Executive of National Examinations Council, NECO, Professor Godswill Obioma. The Council urged Buhari to remove Obioma and replace with a candidate from the host community (Niger state) or from Northern Nigeria. Making the call in Minna, the NYCN state chairman, Comrade Bello B. Shariff, said in the 21 years of NECO’s existence, the host state has been relegated to the background in appointing who sits at the helm of affairs of the examination body. Seated alongside other officials of the organization at a press conference, Shariff stated, “the struggle and agitation will continue until justice and f...
Brescia Sack Mario Balotelli After He Skipped Training For 10 Days
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Brescia Sack Mario Balotelli After He Skipped Training For 10 Days

Controversial footballer, Mario Balotelli has reportedly been sacked by his club Brescia after he skipped training for ten days. Reports in Italy on Saturday morning claimed Brescia owner Massimo Cellino sent the controversial footballer a letter requesting the termination of his three-year contract at the club after he failed to show up for training when lockdown restrictions were eased. The 29-year-old former Manchester City and Liverpool player was contracted to Brescia until 2022, following the £160,000-per-week deal he signed with his hometown club back in August 2019. It was reported that his contract with Brescia was set to be terminated at the end of the 2019/20 campaign. But according to Football Italia and Gazzetta dello Sport, his contract with the club has now ...
Chevron To Fire 6,750 Staff In A Major Sack
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Chevron To Fire 6,750 Staff In A Major Sack

The United States super oil major, Chevron Corporation, has slated 6,750 staff for sack in one of the biggest global mass disengagement of work force. The mass sack, the company with third biggest Joint ventures in Nigeria said, represents a cut of between 10 per cent and 15 per cent of its worldwide workforce as part of an ongoing restructuring at the second-largest U.S. oil producer. Spokeswoman for Chevron, Veronica Flores-Paniagua, confirmed this, while maintaining that Chevron, which has 45,000 employees, expects to remove about 10 to 15 per cent of its global staff to “match projected activity levels.” The oil producer previously disclosed a 30 per cent reduction in its 2020 spending and some voluntary job cuts amid this year’s sharp drop in oil prices and lower demand for ...
COVID-19: We Won’t Sack Workers — LASG
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COVID-19: We Won’t Sack Workers — LASG

The Lagos State Executive Council yesterday approved the revision of the state’s 2020 budget from N1,168.6bn earlier approved by the state House of Assembly in December 2019 to N920.5bn. The review was in response to the Coronavirus pandemic which has triggered global economic downturn. According to the state Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Sam Egube, the review represents 21 percent reduction in the previous estimate. While briefing newsmen at the state secretariat Alausa, the Commissioner explained that the COVID-19 pandemic has metamorphosed into economic pandemic which has necessitated the “reordering” of the budget. The reviewed budget is expected to be transmitted to the state House of Assembly for consideration and approval. The commissioner was however ...
Mother Ties Up Her Son In Sack Over Evil Spirit Allegations (Video)
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Mother Ties Up Her Son In Sack Over Evil Spirit Allegations (Video)

A middle-aged woman, simply identified as Iya Ayo, was arrested for tying up her 10-year-old son, Ayo, in a sack and locking him up in a wardrobe for four days in the Fesojaye community, Owode, in Osun State. The woman reportedly tied up her son last Thursday until on Sunday May 16 when a neighbor heard his cry for help. The neighbor immediately alerted the leaders of the community who in turn alerted the police, The woman was arrested and her son freed. When interrogated, Iya Ayo who is separated from Ayo's father, said her son was possessed with an evil spirit and was in the habit of stealing people's money. Confirming the incident to LIB, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Yemisi Opalola, said the woman was arrested and made to sign an undertaking never to ma...
Mother Ties up Her 10-year-old Son in a Sack for Four Days Over Allegations he is Possessed with an Evil Spirit
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Mother Ties up Her 10-year-old Son in a Sack for Four Days Over Allegations he is Possessed with an Evil Spirit

A middle-aged woman, simply identified as Iya Ayo, was arrested for tying up her 10-year-old son, Ayo, in a sack and locking him up in a wardrobe for four days in the Fesojaye community, Owode, in Osun State, The woman reportedly tied up her son last Thursday until on Sunday May 16 when a neighbor heard his cry for help. The neighbor immediately alerted the leaders of the community who in turn alerted the police, The woman was arrested and her son freed. When interrogated, Iya Ayo who is separated from Ayo's father, said her son was possessed with an evil spirit and was in the habit of stealing people's money. Confirming the incident to LIB, the spokesperson of the state police command, DSP Yemisi Opalola, said the woman was arrested and made to sign an undertaking never to ma...
Coronavirus: British Airways To Sack 12,000 Employees
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Coronavirus: British Airways To Sack 12,000 Employees

British Airways is to make up to 12,000 staff redundant in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The airline has cut 94 per cent of its flights and its parent company, IAG, lost almost half a billion pounds in the first three months of 2019, with much heavier losses expected. As a result, British Airways has begun consulting with unions representing pilots, cabin crew and ground-based staff over redundancies for almost 30 per cent of employees in future. The scale of the proposed redundancies indicate that British Airways intends to trim its flying schedule by one-quarter. Cuts are likely to be more substantial at Gatwick than at BA’s main base, Heathrow. Alex Cruz, BA’s chief executive and chairman, said: “Yesterday, British Airways flew just a handful of aircraft out o...
NIMASA: I Am Not Aware Of Peterside’s Sack – Amaechi
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NIMASA: I Am Not Aware Of Peterside’s Sack – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said he is unaware of the alleged sack of the Director-General (DG) of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dakuku Peterside. There was an unconfirmed report that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the appointment of Bashir Jamoh as the new DG of the agency. Jamoh is the executive director of administration and finance in NIMASA. Peterside’s tenure expires on the 10th of March, 2020 Our correspondent monitored a morning show on television on Thursday where the Minister of Transportation reacted to the news of the sack. On the alleged sack of Peterside and his replacement by Jamoh, Amaechi said: “I am not aware. As of yesterday when I spoke to the DG of NIMASA, he was in the office and they ha...
Oshiomhole Appeals Judgement Suspending him as APC National Chairman
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Oshiomhole Appeals Judgement Suspending him as APC National Chairman

Adams Oshiomhole has filed an appeal against the Federal High Court judgement which sacked him as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The former Edo State Governor appealed his sack on 4 grounds. He faulted the “whole ruling” of the trial court which granted the motion on notice for interlocutory injunction, In the appeal which has Mustapha Salihu, Anselm Ojezua, Sani Gomna, Oshawo Steve, Fani Wabulari, and Princewill Ejogharado as respondents, Oshiomhole stated that the trial court erred in law and arrived at a wrong conclusion which occasioned a miscarriage of justice when it decided that his performance as APC national chairman would interfere with the party membership rights of the first to sixth respondents in the suit, at the interlocutory stage. ...
The War has just Begun – Wilder Sends Fresh Message to Fury
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The War has just Begun – Wilder Sends Fresh Message to Fury

Dethroned WBC champion, Deontay Wilder, has declared that “the war has just begun” and has vowed to become a world champion again. The American lost to Tyson Fury last weekend in a seventh round stoppage in Las Vegas. Wilder has since blamed the weight of his ring-walk costume, for his first ever defeat. Although there were reports he could sack trainer Mark Breland for throwing in the towel, Wilder has since admitted that his corner had his best interests at heart. He is expected to take up his option for a third fight with Fury, and in a video posted on social media, he promised to rise “like a phoenix from the ashes”. “Your king is in great spirits. We will rise like a phoenix from the ashes and regain the title. I’ll see you in a few months, for the war has just begu...
Ekiti State Government Dismisses 3 Teachers Arrested for Raping their Students
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Ekiti State Government Dismisses 3 Teachers Arrested for Raping their Students

The Ekiti State government has dismissed the three public secondary school teachers who were recently arrested for raping three students. The State Teaching Service Commission (TESCOM) Chairman, Mr Babatunde Abegunde confirmed the sack of the teachers after an emergency plenary held in Ado Ekiti. Adegunde stated that Ajibola Gbenga and Olaofe Abiodun, both of All Souls Grammar School, Ado Ekiti and Mr Olaitan Adeyanju of Osi Community High School, Osi Ekiti, were dismissed for sexual molestation and bringing the state into disrepute. He disclosed that the randy teachers were first queried and interrogated at the school level before repeating the process at the commission. Adegunde added that the Commission’s Disciplinary Committee recommended the sack of the teachers after con...
Certificate Forgery: Senate Says They Can’t Sack Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo
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Certificate Forgery: Senate Says They Can’t Sack Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo

The Senate has clarified that Senator Biobarakuma Degi-Eremienyo remains a member of the upper chamber for now despite the certificate forgery which denied him a chance to become Bayelsa State deputy governor. The Supreme Court stopped David Lyon of the All Progressives Congress from being inaugurated as Bayelsa State governor, along with Degi-Eremienyo, on the eve of his inauguration after the latter submitted forged certificates to the Independent National Electoral Commission. Spokesman for the Senate, Godiya Akwashiki, said on Friday that Degi-Eremienyo’s place in the upper chamber was not under threat. Akwashiki told one of our correspondents that the Supreme Court did not address the issue of his senatorial status while delivering judgment on the Bayelsa governorship ele...
We Can’t Sack Service Chiefs Now – Presidency
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We Can’t Sack Service Chiefs Now – Presidency

The Presidency on Tuesday broke its silence over the persistent calls for the sack of the service chiefs’, saying “this is not the right time to sack head of security agencies”. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha disclosed this in Abuja at a book launch while fielding questions from journalists. “You don’t sack people like that. There are processes and I believe that, at the opportune time, those processes will be followed. You don’t just wake up and say sack people, it doesn’t happen like that,” he said.
APC Vs PDP: Davido Reacts To Supreme Court Sack Of Bayelsa Gov-Elect, Lyon
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APC Vs PDP: Davido Reacts To Supreme Court Sack Of Bayelsa Gov-Elect, Lyon

Sensational Nigerian Singer, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido has expressed shock over the decision of Supreme Court Judgement in Bayelsa governorship election. Mycelebrityandi reports that Justice Mary Odili in a unanimous judgement on Thursday sacked David Lyon as governor elect of Bayelsa state over presentation of forged certificate by Degi-Eremieoyo to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) The apex court upheld the November 12, 2019, judgement of a Federal High Court in Abuja, which disqualified Degi-Eremieoyo from participating in the governorship poll. The apex court then ordered INEC to issue fresh certificates of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Reacting, Davido took to his Twitter page criticizing the Supreme Court Judgement. He wrote: ...
Ihedioha Hires 30 Lawyers, Begs Supreme Court To Sack Hope Uzodinma
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Ihedioha Hires 30 Lawyers, Begs Supreme Court To Sack Hope Uzodinma

A former governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha has hired 30 lawyers to present his case as he asks the Supreme Court to review its earlier judgement sacking him. On Wednesday he also asked the Supreme Court to reinstate him as the duly elected governor of Imo state and sack Hope Uzodinma. This is coming three weeks after the Supreme Court sacked Emeka Ihedioha as Governor of Imo State. On January 14, Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun delivered the lead judgment and declared Senator Hope Uzodinma of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the governorship contest that held on March 9, 2019. Addressing newsmen in Abuja, Ihedioha said he filed an application yesterday, with only one prayer: that the earlier decision be set aside. He said he had already hired over 30 law...
Nigerians React as Pastor Adeboye Tells his Son to Sack his Secretary
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Nigerians React as Pastor Adeboye Tells his Son to Sack his Secretary

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye ignited the wrath of Twitter users after he recalled how he told his "son" to sack his secretary because he told him that he is excited to resume at work every Monday because he will get to see his secretary. According to the RCCG General Overseer, he told his son to sack his secretary because no one is worth his marriage. He went on to admonish married men and women on spending time with people who are not their spouse. The disclosure which came off a tweet, sparked off a controversy as some Nigerians called him out for making an "innocent lady lose her job". Here is the tweet and some reactions to it below;
Insecurity: Sack Security Chiefs Now, CAN Tells Buhari
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Insecurity: Sack Security Chiefs Now, CAN Tells Buhari

Following the Monday’s beheading of the Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa state, Rev. Lawan Andimi, the national body of CAN has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the heads of all the security agencies in the country. The CAN President, Dr. Samson Ayokunle, told newsmen on Thursday in Abuja that it was wrong for the President to still keep the service chiefs in view of their failure to address the rising insecurity in the country. Ayokunle, at the briefing attended by other leaders of the CAN, also declared Friday, 31st January to 2nd February, 2020 as days for special fasting and prayer for Nigeria in all churches, over the killings of innocent Nigerians to stop and for the government to develop capacity to ov...
Adamawa CAN Chairman Urges Buhari to sack all Service chiefs
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Adamawa CAN Chairman Urges Buhari to sack all Service chiefs

Consequent upon the growing rate of insecurity in the country, especially in the Northern States, Adamawa State Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, Reverend Father Dami Mamza has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to as a matter of urgency sack the Security Service Chiefs. Reverend Mamza, who spoke to some selected Journalists in YOLA Wednesday stated that the Service Chiefs have run out of ideas to contain the security challenges confronting the country. “The Security Chiefs have outlived their usefulness. They lack ideas to confront the the the teething security challenges bedevilling the country. So there is no point keeping them there just for doing nothing” “There are lots and lots of vibrant young officers with modern ideas that can checkmate the growi...
Senator Fadahunsi Calls For Sack Of Customs Boss, Hameed Ali Over Fraud, Incompetence
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Senator Fadahunsi Calls For Sack Of Customs Boss, Hameed Ali Over Fraud, Incompetence

The vice chairman, Senate Committee on Customs, Francis Fadahunsi, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, NCS, over alleged fraud and incompetence in the service. Speaking in an interview with the Punch on Sunday, Mr Fadahunsi, the Senator representing Osun East Senatorial District, alleged that Mr Ali’s sheer incompetence and poor border control had resulted in the proliferation of small arms was now threatening the nation’s existence. According to him, Customs boss allowed traders to smuggle contraband goods and items into the country, despite a ban by the Federal Government. Mr Fadahunsi further said: “I told the Comptroller General of Customs, Col. Hammed Ali (rtd.), that his border management is poor. “Y...
No Plan To Sack Workers In Civil Service – Fayemi
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No Plan To Sack Workers In Civil Service – Fayemi

The attention of the Government of Ekiti State has been drawn to some media reports insinuating that the administration had concluded plans to sack workers in the MDAs. The misleading news reports, which quoted an anonymous source in the office of the Head of Service, is nothing but a tissue of lies and a figment of the imagination of the writers. The office of the Head of Service has denied any plan to carry out any disengagement in the listed MDAs as claimed in the malicious reports. The Head of Service, Mr Ayodeji Ajayi, is the state official with authority to speak on issues relating to the service and not the rumour mill. Contrary to the concocted lies of the writers, the state government wishes to place it on record that it has no plan to sack anyone in the MDAs. Instead...
Ekiti: Labour Writes Fayemi, Protests Mass Sack Of Workers
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Ekiti: Labour Writes Fayemi, Protests Mass Sack Of Workers

The organised labour in Ekiti State, has written Governor Kayode Fayemi to express its disenchantment and outright disapproval over what it called “arbitrary sack of its members” in the state. The labour unions added that most disturbing was the rumour milling rounds that the gale of sack, which had hit the Ekiti State University(EKSU) and Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH), will blow across all government’s tertiary institutions, Ministries, Departments and Agencies. The Chairman, Trade Union Congress, Ekiti chapter, Comrade Sola Adigun, said the labour deemed the letter highly expedient , owing to insinuation that Governor Fayemi was not aware of the mass sack in EKSU and EKSUTH. A total of 1,200 workers were sacked in December by the two institutions. The ...
PSV Eindhoven sack manager Mark van Bommel after 18 months in charge
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PSV Eindhoven sack manager Mark van Bommel after 18 months in charge

Mark van Bommel has been sacked as head coach of PSV Eindhoven after two wins in eight games in the Dutch Eridivise. PSV are fourth in the league, 10 points behind leaders Ajax, and lost 3-1 to Feyenoord on Sunday. Ex-Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Van Bommel, 42, who won four league titles in two playing stints at PSV, replaced Phillip Cocu in June 2018. "The continuous series of negative results is a decline too large and unworthy of PSV," the club said. Van Bommel's temporary successor is expected to be announced later on Monday.
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Everton FC Sack Marco Silva As Manager

Everton have sacked manager Marco Silva after 18 months, with the club in the Premier League relegation zone after their Merseyside derby humiliation. Wednesday’s 5-2 defeat by Liverpool at Anfield was their ninth of the season and leaves them 18th in the Premier League after three successive losses.
Labour Vows To Shutdown First Bank Over Plans To Sack Over 1000 Workers
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Labour Vows To Shutdown First Bank Over Plans To Sack Over 1000 Workers

Organised labour has vowed to shut down First Bank of Nigeria over plans to sack over 1,000 of its workers without following due process. President of the National Union of Banks, Insurance and Financial Institutions Employees (NUBIFIE), Anthony Abakpa, who told The Guardian Wednesday that letters were already written and likely to be rolled to the workers yesterday, said the union will ensure it didn’t happen. He said the union, which is already at alert has written to all labour centres, including the Ministry the Labour and Employment, the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), and the Association of Senior Staff of Banks Insurance and Financial Institutions (ASSBIFI). He said if the lender goes ahead to sack the workers, they will also move swiftly into action by shutting the bank...
Tottenham sack Mauricio Pochettino
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Tottenham sack Mauricio Pochettino

In a club statement on Tuesday evening, chairman Daniel Levy wrote: "We were extremely reluctant to make this change and it is not a decision the Board has taken lightly, nor in haste.” Spurs are currently 14th in the table, six points above the relegation zone and 11 points away from the top-four.
We Are Still At Work, No Sack Letters – Osinbajo’s Aides
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We Are Still At Work, No Sack Letters – Osinbajo’s Aides

Some aides of Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said to have been sacked by the Presidency have said they have not been sacked. They spoke in separate interviews with our correspondents on Thursday. Daily Trust online had on Thursday published a list of some persons said to have been affected by the sacking. Our correspondents reached out to some of those listed to ascertain if they had been officially informed about the development. The Special Assistant to the VP on Innovation, Ifeoluwa Adedayo, claimed that he had not received any letter, saying that although he had read about the development in the media, he resumed for work at the Presidential Villa. When told that there were reports that the access tags of some of them were withdrawn, making it impossible for them to en...
Bayern Munich Sack Niko Kovac After 5-1 Defeat
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Bayern Munich Sack Niko Kovac After 5-1 Defeat

Bayern Munich have officially confirmed that Niko Kovac has been sacked as their manager. Hansi Flick will take over until further notice and will manage the team against Olympiacos and Borussia Dortmund. Kovac is now under intense pressure following a shocking 5-1 Bundesliga defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt. Now he'll no longer be the boss for Bavarians.
APC Chiefs Ask Buhari To Sack Akpabio For Constituting NDDC Committee
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APC Chiefs Ask Buhari To Sack Akpabio For Constituting NDDC Committee

State chairmen of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) on Friday described the decision of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, to set up an Interim Management Committee for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), despite the appointment of a substantive board by the President Muhammadu Buhari as a national embarrassment and asked the President to sack him without delay. The APC chairmen in a statement issued by their chairman and Secretary, Ali Bukar Dolari and Ben Nwoye, respectively, said: “We see the minister as a clog in the wheel of progress. He has a vested interest to annex the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) as a unit of the Niger Delta Ministry where he is the minister. “We query the rationale behind Akpabio’s hastened moves to impose ...
Suit Seeking Fowler‘s Sack As FIRS Boss Struck Out By Court
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Suit Seeking Fowler‘s Sack As FIRS Boss Struck Out By Court

A Federal High Court sitting in Kano, yesterday, dismissed a suit challenging the tenure of Mr. Babatunde Fowler as Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service. The court, presided over by Justice Lewis Allagoa, struck out the suit when it upheld the preliminary objection filed by Fowler’s counsellor and Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Paul Erokoro, stating that Stanley Okwara, the plaintiff, had no locus standi to file the suit. Justice Allagoa came to the conclusion after an hour-long review of all the legal authorities cited by Erekoro, T.A Ghazalli, counsel to the Attorney-General of the Federation, who is the second defendant; and JohnMary C. Jideobi, the plaintiff’s counsel. He said he could not see how the rights of the plaintiff were affected by the non-appoin...
AC Milan Sack Marco Giampaolo After Only 9 Points In 7 Serie A Matches
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AC Milan Sack Marco Giampaolo After Only 9 Points In 7 Serie A Matches

Milan have officially sacked Marco Giampaolo and are expected to replace him with former Fiorentina and Inter boss Stefano Pioli. Four defeats in the opening seven rounds, and deeply unconvincing wins over Brescia, Hellas Verona and Genoa, were not enough to keep Giampaolo in the role. “AC Milan announce that Marco Giampaolo has been removed from the post of first team Coach. The club wishes to thank Marco for the work done and wish him all the best in his professional career.” Giampaolo only replaced Gennaro Gattuso in the Rossoneri’s hotseat over the summer, having spent the past three seasons establishing Sampdoria as a Serie A team. However, four defeats in his first seven League games was exacerbated by poor performances and a lack of supporter confidence. The ex-Sa...
Governor Akeredolu sacks his Special Assistant on Political Matters
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Governor Akeredolu sacks his Special Assistant on Political Matters

Ondo State Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has sacked his Special Assistant on Political Matters, Mr Augustine Pelemo on Monday. This was contained in a statement issued by the state Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mr.Donald Ojogo. The statement read, “This directive is with immediate effect; and it underscores the need to instil sanity and nip in the bud, divisive acts and tendencies inimical to the existing cordiality and cohesion in the administration led by the governor. “While wishing him well in his future endeavours, Mr Governor further directs Pelemo to hand over every government property in his possession to the deputy chief of staff without further delay.”
Valencia sack manager Marcelino
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Valencia sack manager Marcelino

Valencia announced the sacking of coach Marcelino García after two years with the Spanish La Liga club. The 54-year-old Spaniard is credited for winning the Copa del Rey, their first trophy for 11 years, and in their centenary season. He also secured Champions League football for the club last season. 'Valencia told Marcelino Garcia Toral on Wednesday, September 11, that he is no longer first-team coach,' a club statement said. 'The club would like to thank him for his work and dedication during his time at our entity and wish him success for the future.' According to unconfirmed reports, Marcelino's relationship with the club’s owner Peter Lim had become unbearably strained depsite winning Copa del Rey and helping them qualify for Champions League football. Valencia have re...
Ngige Threatens To Sanction Banks Over Indiscriminate Sack Of Workers
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Ngige Threatens To Sanction Banks Over Indiscriminate Sack Of Workers

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, has threatened to sanction banks, who sack workers indiscriminately, saying they ought to declare redundancy before taking such decisions. Mr Ngige, who resumed duty on Thursday alongside the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Tayo Alasoadura, said it was worrisome that workers were sacked without recourse to due process of disengagement. According to him, the ministry has introduced time frame of running agreements that have been reached with trade unions in order to make an insurable industrial climate. “We also have to monitor job loses, we also have to stem the tide of job losses through a proactive action from this ministry. “We were all here, when the bank started, we had to stop them because we looked into...
Nigerians React As Khafi Faces Sack As UK Policewoman For Having Sex On BBNAIJA
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Nigerians React As Khafi Faces Sack As UK Policewoman For Having Sex On BBNAIJA

Nigerians and BBNaija fans have reacted over report that Khafi, A British Police officer faces sack for ‘having sex’ on Big Brother Naija after being told not to take part According to The SUN UK, Khafi defied her bosses to appear in a series of steamy romps on live TV show, BBNaija. She was told not to take part in Nigeria’s Big Brother. But the 29-year-old Khafi after being granted unpaid leave, joined the show, where she has romped three times with 31-yeat-old Gedoni Ekpata. Their romance has viewers gripped but she is facing an investigation by the Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards. The Sun UK reports. “There are now fears that khafi may leave Big Brother Naija House pregnant as she and love bird Gedoni continued their sizzling romance. The cameras caught them ...
Khafi Faces Sack For Having Sex On Big Brother Naija – Sun UK
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Khafi Faces Sack For Having Sex On Big Brother Naija – Sun UK

POLICE poster girl Khafi Kareem defied her bosses to appear in a series of steamy romps on TV. The PC, who once stood alongside Met Commissioner Cressida Dick to promote female and black recruitment, was told not to take part in Nigeria’s Big Brother. Khafi Kareem promoted female and black recruitment in the force Khafi has been seen romping between the sheets But the 29-year-old had already been granted unpaid leave and joined the show, where she has romped three times with businessman Ekpata Gedoni, 31. Their romance has viewers gripped but she is facing an investigation by the Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards. One colleague said: “She’s a serving British police officer — it’s outrageous. She asked permission to go on the show but, when her request wa...
Controversial Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, Calls For CNN Chief’s Sack Over Tweet
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Controversial Journalist, Kemi Olunloyo, Calls For CNN Chief’s Sack Over Tweet

Controversial Nigerian blogger, Mrs Kemi Olunloyo, has called for the sack of Stephanie Busari, the Supervising Producer of Cable News Network (CNN) Africa, over Twitter comments. Igbere TV reports that Busari had challenged Blogger Olunloyo to provide evidence of working for the company for two decades. Busari’s challenge came after the Blogger claimed that she has 20-year history with the US based popular cable station. “Some of these fools following me have no idea I spent 20 years @cnn in 5 different capacities. They don’t even know that the CNN they watch here is not exact same as CNN USA”, Olunloyo wrote, while berating her followers for doubting her credentials. Reacting, however, the CNN chief, Busari said; “I have not seen any evidence of this work for CNN beyond a...
Why NFF Can’t Sack Rohr
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Why NFF Can’t Sack Rohr

Fresh facts have emerged on why Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr won’t be sacked by the Nigerian Football Federation. There have been calls for Rohr to be sacked after he failed to guide Nigeria to the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after his side lost 2-1 to Algeria in the semi-final on Sunday. Sports Extra reliably gathered that the German tactician, who has one-year left on his current deal has a $1m payment clause inserted in his contract should he be relieved of his post as the head coach of the team before the expiration of his new deal. The NFF president,Amaju Pinnick, had on Wednesday ruled out wielding the axe on the 66-year-old who according to him met the target set for him by the federation. “He (Rohr) will remain in the job. I have complete conf...
AFCON 2019: Guinea sack head coach Paul Put and his entire staff after disappointing performance
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AFCON 2019: Guinea sack head coach Paul Put and his entire staff after disappointing performance

Paul Put, the head coach of Guinea has been sacked alongside his entire staff by the country’s Football Federation after their disappointing performance at the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt. The Syli Nationale were eliminated from the competition after a 3-0 loss to Algeria in the Round of 16. During the group stage, Guinea managed a win, a draw and a loss in Group B. The 63-year-old Belgian football coach was sacked after a Monday meeting. “The Guinea Football Federation (FGF) have decided to amicably terminate the contract of Paul Put,"Flashguinee.info confirmed. Put was appointed as Guinea coach in March replacing Kanfory Sylla who was sacked following the failure of Guinea's home-based team at the African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco in January. The form...
‘I’ll sack Gernot Rohr if I were NFF boss’ – Segun Odegbami
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‘I’ll sack Gernot Rohr if I were NFF boss’ – Segun Odegbami

Segun Odegbami, a former national team captain says he would have sacked Gernot Rohr after Nigeria’s 2-0 defeat to Madagascar at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations if he were the Nigeria Football Federation boss. Odegbami who was a guest on Channels TV, faulted Rohr’s attitude during Nigeria’s matches, saying the coach was “too relaxed” even when the Nigerian team were losing. He advised the NFF to consider a vocal coach in their next appointment. “If I was in charge of Nigerian football, Gernot Rohr would have been on his way home. I’m sorry that is a bit harsh, but you could see how he selected players, particularly in that match against Madagascar. We could have been out of this competition now, because of his selection of players for that match. See coaches like Jurgen Klopp, J...
Ohanaeze Youth Demand Immediate Sack Of Fulani Gatemen In Igboland
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Ohanaeze Youth Demand Immediate Sack Of Fulani Gatemen In Igboland

Following the plan of Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, to establish vigilante group in the Southeast region, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council worldwide on Sunday demanded an immediate sack of Fulani youths serving as gatemen for Igbo in the zone. The apex Igbo socio-cultural group made this known in a statement signed by its President-General, Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro, and made available to Us, in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi state capital. The statement reads in part: “The truth must be told that Fulani Youths Vigilante groups have been existing here in the South East Nigeria for decades unofficially, and we appreciate the Comments of Chief Nwodo Jnr that he will resist the establishment of Fulani Youth vigilante group. “We observed that over 90% of the...