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How 14-year-old boy escaped from kidnappers

Niger State Child Right’s Agency has rescued a 14-year-old boy, Lucky Godwin, who was abducted with another boy by two men at Avuna River in Enugu State.

   Godwin said that the two men came to the river where they were fetching water and forced them into their red bus and zoomed off.  

   Avuna River has become a den of kidnappers and people are afraid to send their children to fetch water, especially children between the ages of 10 and 16.

  Godwin spoke at the weekend in the office of the agency in Minna.

Breaking: Super Eagles qualify for AFCON 2019

.Draw 1-1 with South African Bafana Bafana

By Valentine Amanze

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have qualified for 2019 African Cup of Nation, to be hosted by Cameroon, after they drew 1-1  with the Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Saturday.

  Kelechi Iheanacho scored a good goal in the 5th minute, which was ruled out controversially by the match officials in the game played at the FNB Stadium in South Africa.

Saudi Crown Prince ordered Khashogghi’s murder – CIA

The US Central Intelligence Agency has concluded Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was behind the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, US media reported Friday, citing people close to the matter.

The US assessment directly contradicts the conclusions of a Saudi prosecutor one day prior, which exonerated the prince of involvement in the brutal murder.

But The Washington Post, which broke the story, said the CIA found that 15 Saudi agents flew on government aircraft to Istanbul and assassinated Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate.

N’Assembly may takeover Anambra Assembly as police seal complex indefinitely

No sitting held –Clerk
I assumed duty with 25 members –Factional speaker, Uzoezie

CAN to Buhari: Release Daski, El-Zakzaky

…urges president to restrain army,police excesses in 2019 elections

2019: INEC lacks capacity to conduct credible polls – Wike

By Valentine Amanze

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) lacks the capacity to conduct credible polls in 2019.

  The governor said Nigerians should not be deceived by the statements usually released by INEC because the commission works negate its mandate.

  He spoke at the  Government House Port Harcourt on Thursday when he granted audience to the  Senate  Committee on INEC.

Bayelsa ex-security adviser seeks Court of Appeal’s review denial of bail in rape trial

Chief Richard Kpodo, a former Security Adviser to ex-Governor Timipre Sylva standing trial for alleged rape of a 26-year-old former employee has appealed an earlier ruling denying him bail.

   Trial judge, Justice E. Eradiri, had on July 31, denied the accused bail, premised on his health condition and ruled Kpodo be remanded in Prison custody from where he would be given access to medical care.

We are planning for next 50 years of Rivers, says Wike

By Valentine Amanze

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that the state government would set out the development blueprint for the rapid growth of the state in the next 50 years.

  He disclosed this while receiving the final report of the Rivers State Golden Jubilee Committee at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

   Governor Wike accepted the recommendation of the committee to establish a technical group to develop a working document to enhance the growth of the state.

IPMAN laments kidnap of members, bad roads

By Ummi Ismaeel,
Minna
Independent Petroleum Products Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) has decried incessant attack and kidnap of its members.
It also lamented the deplorable road conditions nationwide, which it said was one of the major challenges of the association in ensuring uninterrupted supply of petroleum products to Nigerians.
Besides, it pleaded to the Federal Government to intensify efforts at repairing the affected roads.

Why I cheated on my husband

People cheat on each other. This much is true. Whether it’s through long, drawn out emotional affairs or drunken aberrations not to be repeated, some 25 percent of men have cheated while in relationships and 13 percent of women have done the same. While those numbers aren’t wildly scientific (people are probably not dying to admit they’ve betrayed the trust of a partner or spouse), they suggest that cheating is widespread.

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