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The National Organising Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Osita Izunaso, on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at the party’s National Secretariat in Abuja inaugurated a high-powered seven-member Screening Committee and three-member Screening Appeal Committee for the 2016 Edo State governorship election primaries.

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, has hailed the historic judgement delivered by the panel of judges handling petitions on Kogi State Governorship Election, which upheld his victory, saying the victory at the tribunal is further call to give good governance to the people of the state.

Government Secondary School, Abuja thrashed Crowther Memorial College Lokoja, Kogi State 40-36 in their first match at the ongoing Milo Secondary School Basketball Championship at Indoor Sports Hall of Asaba Township Stadium.

Close family members of the late Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, have narrated how the late football coach died in Benin on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 night.

Speaking with journalists at the premises of Faith Mediplex where he was confirmed death, Keshi’s brother-in-law, Richard Aburime, described his death as sudden and shocking.

Delta State former governor, Chief James Onanefe Ibori, has described Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, who died in the early hours of Wednesday as a veritable achiever and trail blazer, who changed the lot of Nigerian footballers for the better.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday, June 9, 2016, assured that his administration, through the Board of the Employment Trust Fund (ETF), has put in place a process of disbursing the N25 billion earmarked to provide succour for small-scale businesses and people with innovative business ideas.

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21 Injured In Air Canada Flight From China

A Canada-bound airliner was forced to make an emergency landing after severe turbulence injured 21 passengers, including three children, officials said.

The Air Canada flight from Shanghai to Toronto was diverted to Calgary after the turbulence hit.

Ghana Security, Weak, Nigerian Robbery Suspect Claims

 

 

A 32-year-old ex-convict and robbery suspect, Wasami Dennis, has said that he largely operated in Ghana and claimed that he was encouraged by the weak security compared to the one in Nigeria.

Heads Will Roll If Kanu Dies In Detention, Group Warns

 

 

An Igbo group, Aka Ikenga, has warned the Federal Government that mayhem would be unleashed if Nnamdi Kanu passes away in detention.

Court Remands Suspect In Prison Over Publication Against Bauchi Governor

By Rita Michael, Bauchi

 

A Bauchi  Magistrate  Court on Wednesday, December 30, 2015, remanded the leader of an anti-corruption crusader, Yakubu Alhaji Jibrin, in prison custody over alleged seditious publication against the Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abubakar.

How Petr Cech Communicates With Arsenal Team-Mates

 

 

Petr Cech has earned his applause after setting a Premier League record with his 170th clean sheet on Monday night.

Bill Cosby Charged Over Assault

 

Prosecutors in the US have charged comedian Bill Cosby with aggravated indecent assault over an alleged incident in 2004.

It is the first time Mr Cosby, 78, has been charged with any offence after months of accusations.

Barcelona Hits Betis 4-0

 

Lionel Messi scored on his 500th Barcelona appearance as Luis Enrique's side finished a magnificent 2015 on top of the La Liga table after trashing Betis 4-0.

Heiko Westermann's own-goal - after Neymar's controversial penalty had hit the bar - gave Barca the lead.

Buhari Offers Dialogue With Boko Haram Over Chibok Girls

Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, has said that he was prepared to negotiate with Boko Haram militants to secure the release of about 200 schoolgirls.

Pastor Bags Life Jail In Rwanda

 

Rwanda's High Court has sentenced a pastor to life in prison for his role in the 1994 genocide.

Jean Uwinkindi, according to BBC, organised and participated in attacks on the minority Tutsi ethnic group, the court ruled.

Diouf Slams Gerrard, Carragher

 

Former Liverpool forward El Hadji Diouf is never a man to mince his words and has launched a fresh tirade against his ex-team-mates, Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher.

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