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* Report by Omolade Durojaiye The Germans have been knocked out of the World Cup in the group stage for a second consecutive time despite a 4-2 win over Costa Rica on Thursday. This was after the four-times champions were consigned to third place in the Group E following Japan’s victory over Spain. Costa Rica deployed a five-man backline but Germany still found a way through in the 10th minute when David Raum made a cross that was headed home by Serge Gnabry. This restarted the game quickly fearing goal difference being a factor. But after learning that Japan were leading…

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Report by Mudasir Opeyemi The Ogun State chapter of the Labour Party has expelled the party’s Director General of the Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Doyin Okupe, over alleged failure to perform his financial membership status in the past six months. The party said this was contrary to the dictate of the party’s constitution. His suspension was announced alongside ten others from the party in the state by the State Chairman and Secretary. This was part of the resolutions reached at the end of a meeting held at the party’s secretariat in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Thursday where they…

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A last minute goal by France failed to save the country from the hands of Tunisians on Wednesday as the FIFA’s VAR technology ruled the goal off-side. Wahbi Khazri’s goal in the 58th minute had shot the African country into lead leaving the French battling to measure up. What could have paid off at the 92nd minute of the match was ruled out as off-side. The French appeared to have upper hands in all department of the game but it was a day for the Tunisians. Despite this defeat for France the team still finished top of the group with…

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the recent attacks on its facilities won’t stop the conduct of 2023 general election. The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said this when he received a delegation from Africa Union Special Pre- Electoral Political Mission led by Phumzile Mlambo- Ngcuka on Monday in Abuja. Yakubu, who acknowledged that some election materials for 2023 general election were lost in the attacks, said that INEC would replace them ahead of the election. “ In the last three weeks, three of our local government area offices were attacked in three different states of the federation and…

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All the chairmen of local government areas and local development areas sworn into offices before the exit of former Governor Gboyega Oyetola have been sacked. This was also sequel to a court judgement which nullified their elections last week before the exit of the Governor. However, while the chairmen said that the party had appealed the judgement and filed for a stay of execution, the Governor has ordered that most senior officials of the council areas should take over affairs as from today being first working day after the swearing of the Governor Ademola Adeleke on Sunday. This is contained…

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NPO Reports gathered that Tinubu, who has been moving from one part of the country to another in furtherance of his campaign ahead of next year’s election, is billed to speak on his programmes for the country if elected as Nigeria’s next president on Monday December 5. The former Governor of Lagos State has been speaking over the country’s Economy, security, infrastructure, education and job creation. Chatham House prides itself as “an independent policy institute and a trusted forum for debate and dialogue.” It went further to say it “helps people, societies and governments understand and adapt to seismic change.”…

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1. Today, I stand on the podium of history with a sacred pledge to God and the good people of Osun State that my intellect, passion and strength will be devoted to nothing but the welfare, peace and security of our people. 2. As I accept the mantle of leadership entrusted upon me by the people of our dear State, I am conscious of the enormous challenges and responsibilities ahead of me and will beginning from this hour work day and night with deep sense of purpose to be a servant to you all. 3. Our gathering here to witness…

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Senator Ademola Adeleke has been sworn in as the new Governor of Osun, South-West Nigeria. He was sworn in by the State Chief Judge, Justice Adepele Ojo. Adeleke, in his inaugural speech, thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for allowing the will of the electorate in Osun to prevail. He also announced that the state will now revert to its former Osun State as against “State of Osun” it was Christined before. He also said the state’s will now be referred to as “State of the Living Spring” as against “State of the Virtuous.” Present at Sunday’s swearing in are the presidential…

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Report by Halimah Olamide  A suspected gay has been arrested by the men of the Ogun Command of the Nigerian Police over rape of a 5 year old boy to death in Abeokuta, the Ogun State Capital. After raping the boy to death, the suspect also allegedly buried the remains of the boy in the bush. Spokesman of the Ogun Command of the police, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who made this known on Saturday said the 36 years old Gay, Sikiru Ajibola was promptly arrested. “On interrogation, the arrested suspect confessed been an homosex and that while he was having sex with…

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Reports by Opeyemi Kamil  Presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, Bola Tinubu on Saturday, described as tragic the 16 years the Peoples Democratic Party held the affairs of Nigeria. He said within the 16 years, the party at the centre never remembered the Lagos-Badagry Highway, Second Niger Bridge, Kafanchan Road and others. He spoke at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Saturday the rally for him and the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. It was a huge crowd of supporters who filled the stadium venue of the rally in different campaign groups. He said:”We will continue a…

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