Jegede disowns Thugs Arrested with Firearms

Jegede disowns Thugs Arrested with Firearms

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Eyitayo Jegede, has disowned suspected thugs arrested with firearms at Ifon in Ose Local Government. He was scheduled to stop at Ifon as part of his local government campaign tour. The suspected hoodlums were inside a Toyota Sienna bus branded with Jegede’s campaign pictures. Last week, supporters of Jegede and Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu clashed at Oba Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government. Eight persons were injured and several vehicles destroyed. The Chairman of Jegede Campaign Organization, Gbenga Akinmoyo, alleged in…

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You can’t subdue us – Mazi Nnamdi Kanu

You can’t subdue us - Mazi Nnamdi Kanu

The Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) – Mazi Nnamdi Kanu in his recent tweet today revealed that #Biafrans can never be caged. According to his tweet, he says: Dear OPPRESSORS, hear this: W’re #Biafrans. You can’t subdue us, you can’t cage us. We’re idealistic & built of the sterner stuff; sterner than military tanks; sterner than any OPPRESSOR; sterner than State terrorism. There was a country! There will soon be a country! BIAFRA. Dear OPPRESSORS, hear this:W’re #Biafrans. You can’t subdue us, you can’t cage us. We’re…

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Kamala Harris Makes Trip to California as Wildfires Rage

Kamala Harris Makes Trip to California as Wildfires Rage

sen. Kamala Harris on Tuesday returned to her home state of California for the first time as the Democratic vice presidential nominee as historic wildfires rage across the state. Harris was joined by California Gov. Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, and met with emergency officials. This was the senator’s first trip back to her home state since early March, campaign aides say, before the coronavirus pandemic halted all in-person campaigning and states put restrictions in place to stop the spread of the virus. The wildfires burning in the western part of…

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Buhari not dividing Nigeria, says Presidency

‘No Development Without Peace’: Buhari Calls For Unity In Kaduna

The Presidency has debunked assertions that the President Muhmmadu Buhari-led administration has divided Nigeria along fault lines of ethnicity and religion. Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina debunked the claims on Wednesday on a Channels Television political and current affairs programme, “Politics Today”. The Presidential spokesman was responding to issues surrounding recent comments by former President Olusegun Obasanjo and Nobel laureate Prof Wole Soyinka. He faulted those blaming President Buhari for the division they had pointed out. Adesina said: “If some opinions concluded that Nigeria is divided,…

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Brexit: Dominic Raab Seeks to Reassure US Politicians Over Brexit Bill

Brexit: Dominic Raab Seeks to Reassure US Politicians Over Brexit Bill

Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab is in Washington, where he is expected to try to reassure US politicians about the latest Brexit developments. Some US politicians are concerned about the UK government’s plan to override parts of the Brexit divorce deal. Mr Raab will meet US Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who last week said there would be no UK-US trade deal if the Good Friday Agreement was undermined. No 10 has said the 1998 peace agreement will be upheld in all circumstances. Mr Raab is due to meet leading politicians including his…

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Kremlin Looks to Keep protest-Torn Belarus in Moscow’s Orbit

Kremlin Looks to Keep protest-Torn Belarus in Moscow's Orbit

The body language at this meeting was striking. The host, Vladimir Putin, struck his usual commanding pose, legs wide-spread in his chair whilst Alexander Lukashenko leaned-in towards him, hands clasped and at times almost beseeching. The Belarusian leader was in Sochi to seek Russia’s support in the midst of the biggest political crisis of his 26 years in power. Before the cameras, at least, that is what he got.Vladimir Putin welcomed his guest with warm smiles as the legitimate president of Belarus – downplaying five weeks of mass street protests…

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Russian Opposition Makes Gains In Local Elections

Russian Opposition Makes Gains In Local Elections

Opposition candidates have won council seats in two Siberian cities where anti-corruption blogger Alexei Navalny campaigned before being poisoned. The pro-Kremlin United Russia party lost its majorities on the city councils in Novosibirsk – Russia’s third largest city – and in Tomsk. But it has claimed a clear win overall in the local polls, seen as a big test of its popularity.Mr Navalny collapsed on a flight from Tomsk on 20 August. Most results in the elections have now been counted. But there have been many reports of irregularities. The…

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Yoshihide Suga Picked by Japan’s Governing Party to Succeed Shinzo Abe

Yoshihide Suga Picked by Japan's Governing Party to Succeed Shinzo Abe

apan’s governing party has elected Yoshihide Suga as its new leader to succeed Shinzo Abe, meaning he is almost certain to become the country’s next prime minister. Last month Mr Abe announced his resignation for reasons of ill health. Mr Suga, 71, serves as chief cabinet secretary in the current administration and was widely expected to win. He is considered a close ally of Mr Abe and likely to continue his predecessor’s policies. Mr Suga won the vote for the presidency of the conservative Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) by a…

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Atiku rejects the increased electricity tariffs

The Former Vice Predient of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar

The Former Vice Predient of Nigeria Atiku Abubakar says that he reject the increased electricity tariffs. Coming out of the lockdown, Nigerians need a stimulus, not an impetuous disregard for the challenges they face. Many Nigerians have not earned an income for months, due to no fault of theirs. This increase is ill-timed and ill-advised. I reject the increased electricity tariffs. Coming out of the lockdown, Nigerians need a stimulus, not an impetuous disregard for the challenges they face. Many Nigerians have not earned an income for months, due to…

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No More Foreign Exchange for Food Importers – President Buhari

President Buhari

The President of Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has restated that nobody importing food or fertilizer should be given foreign exchange from the Central Bank. According to his recent tweet on Septemeber 10 2020, He made it clear that and i quote ”We will not pay a kobo of our foreign reserves to import food or fertilizer. We will instead empower local farmers and producers”. Saying that we have a lot of able-bodied young people willing to work, and agriculture is the answer. I am restating it that nobody importing food…

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Lucid Motors Unveils Line of Super Powerful Electric Sedans

Lucid Motors Unveils Line of Super Powerful Electric Sedans

California-based startup Lucid Motors, revealed details of its all-electric sedans that are capable of producing 1,080-horsepower and going over 500 miles on a single charge, depending on which one you buy. One of four different versions, the top-of-the-line Lucid Air Dream will have a starting price of $170,000. Designed for high performance, it will be able go from zero to 60 miles an hour in about 2.5 seconds and can do a quarter-mile drag race run in under 10 seconds “on a consistent, repeatable basis,” according the company. (Electric cars…

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Kim Jong Un’s letters to President Trump

Transcript: Kim Jong Un's letters to President Trump

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stand on North Korean soil while walking to South Korea in the Demilitarized Zone on June 30, 2019, in Panmunjom, Korea. (Photo by Brendan Smialowski / AFP) Bob Woodward obtained the 27 “love letters” President Donald Trump exchanged with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, 25 of which have not been reported publicly. The letters, filled with flowery language, provide a fascinating window into their relationship. Kim flatters Trump by repeatedly calling him “Your Excellency,” and writes in one letter…

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Australian Journalists Evacuated from China after Five-day Diplomatic Standoff

Australian Journalists Evacuated from China after Five-day Diplomatic Standoff

The Australian Financial Review’s Michael Smith (left) and the ABC’s Bill Birtles flew out of Shanghai on Monday night. Hong Kong (Business)Two Australian journalists working in China have left the country after they were questioned by police and forced to seek the protection of their country’s government, their news organizations said Tuesday. The exodus leaves Australia’s media without any journalists working in China for the first time in nearly 50 years. The diplomatic standoff began when the two men — Bill Birtles, Beijing correspondent for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC),…

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