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Amosun Rescue Accident Victims On Akure-Ondo Road

Amosun Rescue Accident Victims On Akure-Ondo Road

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, on Friday, stopped to personally coordinate the rescue of three accident victims along the ever busy, Akure-Ondo Road in Ondo State. Governor Amosun who came across the accident scene while returning from the swearing-in ceremony of Governor Rotimi Akeredolu in Akure stopped his convoy and personally led efforts to retrieve the accident victims from the bush. The accident involved a Volkswagen car with registration number, Ondo BDR-223XA, painted in

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Akeredolu’s Emergence To Boost Southwest Unity- Amosun

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has described the emergence of Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, SAN as the 6th democratically elected governor of Ondo State as a further assurance of the unity among the Southwest States of Nigeria.  The Ogun State governor stated this, on Friday, while speaking with journalists, shortly after witnessing the swearing in of Akeredolu in Akure, the Ondo State capital. Governor Amosun said it would be in the best interest of the Yoruba


9 Directors Of NCAA Sacked

According to reports, the Federal Government on Friday endorses the sack of all the directors of the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with immediate effect. Nine directors were shown the exit by the Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, by the federal government.   Names of those affected by the purge are – Alhaji Salawu Ozigi (Director of Finance and Accounts), Dr. Joyce Nkemakolam (Director of Aerodrome and Airspace Standards), Barr. Aba Ejembi

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Frank-Water Steinmeier Voted As Germany President

German politicians elect former foreign minister by an overwhelming majority to be the country’s new president. He on Sunday won 931 out of 1,239 valid votes cast by the members of the Federal Assembly, which is made up of 630 federal members of parliament and an equal number of delegates 16 states. He became the 12th person to hold the largely ceremonial post in the post-war era.

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Abdullahi Mohammed Farmaajo Declared Somalia President

  A former prime minister who holds dual Somali-US citizenship has been Somalia’s new president. Abdullahi Mohammed Farmaajo was named the new leader after two rounds of voting on Wednesday and quickly took the oath of office. Incumbent President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud conceded  defeat after the second rounds of voting and congratulates new leader.

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Gambian President – Elect Barrow Takes Oath Of Office In Senegal

Adama Barrow has been sworn in as president of The Gambia at a ceremony in Senegal, has used his first speech in office to call on the Gambia security forces to remain loyal to the constitution and stay in their barracks. Soldier found outside with firearms would be considered rebels, he said. Mr Barrow added that his election was an opportunity for Gambians to effect change that has been in the making for decades and

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Adama Barrow Inauguration To Take Place In Senegal

President – elect of The Gambia Adama Barrow will be sworn in today at 4.00PM local time in at the Gambian Embassy in neighbouring Senegal. The information, posted on Adama Barrow’s social media accounts, invited the general public to attend the ceremony. As the effort by regional leaders to convince Yahya Jammeh to step down as president failed overnight. When he lost elections last month but wants the results annulled citing errors in the electoral Process.

Yahya Jammeh

Yahya Jammeh Gets Extended Term of 90 days

  The Gambia parliament has extended President Yahya Jammeh’s term, which is due to end on Thursday following his defeat in elections, by 90 days It also approved his decision to declare a 90-day state of emergency in the tiny West African state. Regional leaders have threatened to use military force to oust Mr. Jammeh if he refuses to hand power to President-elect Adama Barrow on Thursday. Thousands of UK and Dutch tourists are being

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MMM Nigeria Reopened 24 Hours Earlier Than Promised

Mavrodi Mundial Moneybox, the Ponzi scheme, which froze participants accounts for over a month, was scheduled to reopen on January 14, 2017, but returned at about 11 am on January 13, 2017. According to a statement announcing its return, MMM said it was setting a limit on daily withdrawals, in order to control panic withdrawals. “The holidays are over, and we’re now open. Just as promised. (You might have already noticed that we always stick

Nigeria Ranked 50th in Latest FIFA List

Nigeria Ranked 50th In Latest FIFA List

The Super Eagles moved one place up to 50th spot in the latest FIFA monthly ranking. According to FIFA’s website on Thursday, the Nigerian side reached 619 points in December and gained one step on the list. Despite failing to qualify for the African Cup of Nations in Gabon, Nigeria is seventh in Africa, behind Senegal, Cote d’Iviore, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria and DR Congo.