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1. Osun guber: Sen. Adeleke breaks silence on Appeal Court’s judgement, reveals next action

Sen. Ademola Adeleke, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the 2018 governorship election in Osun State, said he had instructed his counsels to challenge the appeal court judgement, which upheld Gov. Gboyega Oyetola’s election at the Supreme Court.

Adeleke, in a statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo on Thursday, said he received the appeal court judgement with dissatisfaction.

According to him, the judgment of the appeal court relied on weak technical foundation, while the substantive issue, which formed the basis of the lower tribunal judgement was relegated to the background

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2. Probe, arrest me – Ajimobi dares Oyo gov-elect, Makinde

Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State says he is ready for a probe of his administration by incoming government of Seyi Makinde.

He spoke on Thursday at a Public lecture and Fellowship Investiture organised by Society for Peace Studies and Practice (SPSP) at the Subomi Balogun Conference Centre, University of Ibadan.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the event was attended by members of the State Executive Council and some heads of security agencies.

3.Osun Guber: Oyetola reacts as Appeal Court rules against Sen. Adeleke

Governor of Osun State, Gboyega Oyetola, has described the Appeal Court judgement, which affirmed his election on Thursday as the triumph of truth over falsehood.

Appeal Court judgement on Thursday upheld the victory of Governor Oyetola as the winner of the last governorship election in the state.

A five-man panel of the Appeal Court-led by Justice Jummai Sankey upheld the election of Oyetola as the governor of Osun State.

Reacting, Oyetola in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Adeniyi Adesina, said the judgement has proved that the voice of the majority has ultimately gained dominance over the phoney manipulation of unscrupulous minority

4.Senate rejects bill to establish Maritime University in Kogi

The Senate, on Thursday rejected a bill proposing the establishment of Maritime University of Nigeria, Lokoja in Kogi.

The rejection followed presentation of the bill by the sponsor, Sen. Isaac Alfa (PDP-Kogi).

The bill, which was listed for second reading, was rejected by the lawmakers through voice vote.

While making their contributions, the lawmakers had advised the sponsor of the bill to withdraw it following several reasons including the need for more work to be done.

Alfa, however, refused to withdraw the bill, saying he had done a lot of work on it.

5. Negligence of Chevron led to Ilaje fire – Ondo Speaker

The Ondo State House of Assembly, on Thursday said Chevron Nigeria Limited failed to quench the fire incident raging at the Ojumole Oil Well in Ugbo llaje.

The Speaker of the House, Bamidele Oleyelogun, who specially blamed Chevron asked the company to come and address the house on the matter before May 14.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the fire incident occurred on April 18, 2019 at the Ojumole Oil Well in Ugbo, llaje Local Government area of the state.

Oleyelogun said the directive followed the outcome of the committee meeting with the stakeholders at the conference room of the State House of Assembly on Thursday.

6.Ramadan: Stop playing politics with workers’ entitlements – Faleke warns Gov. Bello

Former running mate to the late Prince Abubakar Audu in the 2015 governorship election in Kogi State, Hon. James Abiodun Faleke, has warned the incumbent governor of the state, Alhaji Yahaya Bello, to stop politicizing the welfare of workers in the state.

Hon. Faleke in a statement made available to DAILY POST on Thursday noted that the warning became necessary as many Muslims brothers and sisters are observing this year’s Ramadan amid hunger and hardship.

He appealed to the Kogi State Government to pay civil servants and pensioners their due entitlements to enable Muslim faithful perform the Ramadan fast with ease.

7.Okorocha: Ohanaeze disowns FCT Chairman

The apex Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, has dissociated itself from the agitation by Imo State Governor, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, for the release of his Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Ohanaeze said it always speaks out on matters concerning Ndigbo generally, stressing that it will not allow itself to be dragged into partisan politics concerning individuals.

The apex Igbo body was reacting to a statement by the President of its FCT chapter, Chief Odozi Nwodozi calling for the release of Certificate of Return to Okorocha as senator-elect for Imo West District.

8. How next Senate President, Speaker will emerge – Senator Gaya

Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC Kano South), says President of the Senate, Speaker of the House of Representatives and their deputies in the ninth National Assembly, will be elected through secret ballot.

Gaya said this in a chat newsmen on Thursday, in reaction to calls for the open ballot system.

He said a member in the Senate could move a motion for the amendment of the existing rule before the expiration of the life of the present Assembly and that the procedure must follow due process.

9. NASS leadership: Why Lawan deserves to be Senate President – Senator Abdullahi

Sen. Yahaya Abdullahi, Chairman, Lawan Campaign Group has described Sen. Ahmad Lawan as an astute politician that seeks peace with all men.

Abdullahi (APC-Kebbi), who said this at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) flagship programme in Abuja, stressed that the virtue had endeared him to his colleagues in the National Assembly and other associates.

The lawmaker said Lawan, who is seeking to be President of the 9th Senate, is the best candidate for the job.

10. Europa League final: Chelsea to play Arsenal in Baku

Kepa Arizzabalaga saved two penalties, as Chelsea defeated Frankfurt 3-2 on penalties, to qualify for the Europa League final, where they face Premier League rivals Arsenal.

The game had ended 1-1 after 120 minutes of action at Stamford Bridge and 2-2 on aggregate.

The Gunners qualified for the final of the Europa League, following a thrilling 4-2 win over Valencia at the Mestalla on Thursday.

Kevin Gameiro struck first to give the LaLiga side the lead, before Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang levelled six minutes later.

 

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Punch Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Gunmen invade hotel football viewing centre, kill one, injure many

Thousands expected to protest Alabama abortion law

Google honours Samuel Okwaraji on 55th posthumous birthday

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Man City stars salute departing legend Kompany

Gunmen kill 19 at fish market in DRCongo

Ozil dines with Turkeys Erdogan during Ramadan iftar

May to make MPs a final bold offer on Brexit deal

`For Sale sign on moving vehicles illegal, says FCT VIO

Nadal beats Djokovic to win ninth Rome title

Only those who support islamisation agenda will criticise Obasanjo, Fani-Kayode tells Lamido

Ill end Apapa gridlock within my first 60 days in office Sanwo-Olu

UN peacekeeping: Nigerian soldier killed in Mali

NHRC, Abuja agencies agree on suspending nightclub raids

HDP disowns presidential candidates suit seeking to stop Buharis inauguration

Football: Italian Serie A table

VIDEO: Worshippers give Buhari Rock Star treatment at Umrah

Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids, injuring 17

Injured Maradona unable to attend Cannes film festival

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles arrive Poland

Football: Spanish La Liga table

Atiku demands N500m, written apology from Buharis aide, Lauretta Onochie, for tweeting lies about him

UEFA unveils fans first Euro 2020 ticket policy

Sudan protesters insist on civilian head for new governing body

Bale bows out on bench as Real Madrid blow season finale

Pliskova sweeps past Konta to win Italian Open

My wife lied about her name first time we met in UK Oloye Lekan Alabi

Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title with brutal first round KO

Lassa Fever: Kebbi govt confirms six cases, one death

Raising the bar of governance by making political offices less attractive

Dealing with a talkative partner

Man Citys beating heart Kompany to leave club

Making it in Nigeria without travelling abroad

Its difficult stopping people from applying urine, breast milk, others to their eyes Amaranna Nkali

Speaking truth has landed me in trouble many times Prof, 81

Sedentary lifestyle, processed red meat, lack of exercise trigger colon cancer Expert

The darkest hour

Therell be no farming in Zamfara unless more soldiers are deployed Emir of Anka

Sacked workers sat for exams, passed interviews Fayoses aide

No employment, cronies were installed to cause crisis Fayemis commissioner

Govs who enjoy life pension pressured Dickson to reject same for us Bayelsa Speaker, Benson

LG allocations: Govs disagree with NFIU, NULGE backs agency

NGO seeks help for the poor

EFCC confirms Covenant varsity accountants arrest over theft

Multiple registrations: After JAMB, FG orders other exam bodies to sanitise process

Do not play with leg swelling

Lawals doggedness

When Banana Islands big boys gathered

Ex-govs are turning Senate to their political burial ground Sen. Nkechi Nwaogu

Between Okorocha and Fani-Kayode

Guardian Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Uniuyo student drowns in hotel swimming pool

Fayemi presents staff of office to new Ekiti monarch

Police arrests fake soldier, serial robber

It’s a sky blue world’: City hailed as England’s best ever

Lamido cautions Obasanjo over alleged plot to islamise Nigeria through Boko Haram

Bannon presence raises hackles in France ahead of Europe polls

Eight Destinations Perfect For Bachelorette Parties

Nadal beats Djokovic to win ninth Rome title

Adamawa pilgrims to pay least Hajj fare ‘ Executive Secretary

Godfatherism comment: Mind your business, Salvador tells El-Rufai

Atiku threatens to sue Buhari’s aide over ‘damaging’ Twitter post

Atiku demands public apology from Presidential aide over alleged defamation

Saudi Arabia imposed tax on e-cigarettes, soft drinks

Police kill suspected kidnapper of UBEC Chairman

Trump calls pro-impeachment Republican ‘total lightweight

NNPC to inaugurate largest LPG storage in Benin

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles arrive in Poland

Thousands expected to protest Alabama abortion law

Gunmen kill 19 at fish market in northeast DR Congo

Blast hits Egypt tourist bus, 17 injured

Flatter You: Fashion That Transcends Age, Body Size And Gender

`For Sale’ sign on moving vehicles illegal

Zimbabwe secures $500m loan to ease dollar shortages

Pliskova sweeps past Konta to win Italian Open

City stars salute departing ‘legend’ Kompany

UEFA unveils ‘fans first’ Euro 2020 ticket policy

Ozil dines with Turkey’s Erdogan during Ramadan iftar

Find Out The Popular TV Show Julia Roberts Has Never Watched

Bale bows out on bench as Madrid blow season finale

Saudi calls for urgent Arab talks over Iran tensions

Avengers’ Star To Go Under Cover In Comedy Cop Flick

India gender-row sprinter Chand says she is gay

Huawei will not bow to US pressure

Swiss vote to tighten gun laws, safeguard EU relations: early results

2019 Emmy Awards: Donald Glover’s “Guava Island” Out of Race

Austrian president calls for September snap elections

Lassa Fever: Kebbi Government confirms 6 cases, one death

Yemi Alade: The Rise Of A Woman of Steel

Vincent Kompany joins Anderlecht as player-manager

After the Moon, people on Mars by 2033…or 2060

Sudan protesters want civilian as head of new ruling body

Schwarzenegger Attacked at South Africa Sports Event

Captain Kompany to leave Man City

Golden era to brand new dawn: Bayern set for major overhaul

Like champions’ – Dortmund put brave face on title misery

An incredible year’: Guardiola hails City’s history boys

Who Sold Nigeria To The British For 865k In 1899

Monaco victory virtually ensures Ligue 1 safety, Mbappe hits 32nd goal

Vanguard Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Police confirm killing of Igbinedion varsity lecturer ‘ CP

Boko Haram: Speak as statesman, not bigot ‘ Lamido tells Obasanjo

Sanwo-Olu promises technology driven economy

North-west dangerous men : Outrageous tales from the Okada bandit, kidnapper hub

MOON-SIGHTING FOR Ramadan: 60 hours inside Sultan’s palace

Tribunal: NEC disowns presidential candidate

APC is all about Muhammadu Buhari; remove Buhari, APC is finished ‘ MBO Coordinator

Lack of help to one another encouraging poverty in our society ‘CP

Shocker: Schwarzenegger jolted by missed surprise knockout kick from South African

Illegal withdrawals, warehousing of funds ‘ : Buhari goes after govs

UN peacekeeping: Nigerian soldier killed in attacks in Mali

England beat Pakistan in 5th ODI, win series 4-0

Osinbajo pledges slots for NGE at NIPPS

OPEC considers two scenarios to adjust oil production

Fayemi presents staff of office to new Ekiti monarch

Godfatherism comment: Mind your business, Salvador tells El-Rufai

Godfatherism comment: Mind your business, Salvador tells El-Rufai

Indomie kicks-off search for 2019 Heroes Awards

Maltina Teacher of the Year: NB calls for entries

Atiku not in same democratic league with Abiola, Ekwueme ‘ BMO

Students desert hostels in Imo communities over alleged police crackdown, extortion

May 29: Ex-presidential aspirants, others threaten to boycott Buhari’s inauguration

FG disburses N12.7bn to 3 health agencies ‘ Minister

Activist introduces union to Anambra tricycle workers

Police kill ‘Shaho’ kidnap kingpin, nab gang members

Suspected traffic robber killed, another arrested in Lagos

Nigerian Doctor wins ‘Brain Tumor Research’ award in U.S.

I’m committed to your welfare, Shina Peller, assures constituents

Medical practitioners warn against traditional treatment of measles, chicken pox

How to tackle insecurity, crimes ‘ Oyo CJ

Edo traditional rulers pass vote of confidence on Obaseki, APC

Falana asks Buhari to order release of 40 in Navy’s detention

Oloto, 4 others charged with unlawful interference with property

Eze assures monarchs of imminent withdrawal of election petition

Why it’s difficult to arrest, prosecute vote buyers ‘ ICPC

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles arrive in Poland

Oil communities vow to protect Sahara energy’s facilities, operations

117,130.91 POS transactions carried out in first quarter 2019 ‘ NIBSS

Atiku demands N500m from Onochie for defamation

Labour decries coup talks, says Nigerians would resist any military dictatorship

How EFCC arrested 22 internet fraudsters in Sapele

Lassa Fever : 6 cases, one death confirmed in Kebbi

Google doodle celebrates posthumous birthday of late Samuel Okwaraji

Coaches salaries: Why sponsors are withholding funds ‘ NFF

Man United fans want Wilfred Ndidi at Old Trafford

Okagbare opens season’s account with 11.07secs

Nabado elected new president of Nigeria’s handball coaches body

Tell us the truth, politician urges clerics

2019 Hajj : Nasarawa pilgrims to pay N1.5m as fare

Leadership Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Police Kill Suspected Kidnapper Of UBEC Chairman

Osinbajo Pledges Slots For NGE At NIPPS

Suspected Traffic Robber Killed, Another Arrested In Lagos

FIFA U-20 World Cup: Flying Eagles Arrive in Poland

NNPC To Inaugurate Largest LPG Storage In Benin

Central Bank Secures $500m Loan To Ease Dollar Shortages

FCT VIO Says `For Sale’ Sign On Moving Vehicles Illegal

Lassa Fever: Kebbi Confirms 6 Cases, One Death

US PGA: Koepka Extends Lead As Woods Misses Cut

The NSITF Imbroglio: The Poverty Of Leadership By NLC

Kenneth Ekhuemelo Emerges Winner Of Hymnodia Season 1

Lojede Set To Shoot Late Thomas Sankara’s Biopic

Wande Coal, Niniola, Skiibi Thrill Fans At Red Night Party

Desperate Search For The Goldmine: Review Of Gold Statue The Movie

Juju Artiste, Alaba Ultimate Set To Release ‘Breakthrough’ Album

Bayern Thrash Frankfurt, Wins 7th Consecutive Bundesliga Title

NHF AGM Ratifies Constitution

WAFU Cup: Super Falcons Beat Cote D’Ivoire On Penalties To Emerge Champions

Emefiele: Where Buhari’s Confidence In Team Work Manifests

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Tonto Dikeh and Her 40 Seconds Ex

The Things I Do

Jordon Ibe ‘ Nigerian-Born English Player

PMB Needs More Politicians Than Technocrats As Ministers ‘ Okorie

Agony Of Electricity Consumers In Abuja

Reps Speakership: As Clock Ticks Towards Bago

Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Tips Every Woman Should Know Before Colouring Their Hair

Style House Files Presents X Retail: SheTrades Edition

Business Woman Docked For Issuing Dud Cheque

Ramadan: Lawmaker ‘ elect Distributes 510 Bags Of Grains, Sugar To Constituents

New Etsu Pategi Promises To Maintain Peace, Security

Ex- NOA DG Urges Media To Remain Steadfast

Kwara Community Decries Attempt To Distort History

CNN International Commercial Appoints Phil Nelson As Chief Operating Officer

Kwara Students Protest Against Cigarette Factory In Varsity Community

Criticism Good For Human Development ‘ Obasanjo

Ganduje To Present 1, 800 Page Defence Before Tribunal

INEC Supervises FCT School Election

Anambra Police Arrest Robbery Suspect, Rescue Kidnapped Victim

Bandits’ Attacks Claim 11 Inw 5 Katsina Villages

We’ll Bring Those Behind Ariyo Aina’s Murder To Book

Group Advocates For Accessible Drinking Water

CAS Restates Commitment To Provision Of Modern Equipment For NAF

Poll Shows Johnson As Preferred Choice To Succeed May

Local Production Of Herbal Medicines Will Create Employment ‘ Minister

Osun Guber: Adeleke Files Notice Of Appeal At S/Court

Thisday Newspapers Headlines Today Monday 20th, May 2019

Edo Communities Laud Sahara Energy, Vow to Protect Firm’s Facilities, Operations

DMO: Why We Introduced FGN 30-year Bond

WASRA Guidelines on Cross-border Issuance Ready, Says SEC

Dokubo Explains Buhari’s Commitment to Amnesty Programme

Atiku Threatens to Sue Buhari’s Aide over Libellous Publication

Living Faith Church Donates Relief Materials to Nasarawa IDPs

32 Years after, FG Revives Mass Housing Project in Anambra

Intrigues as Gbemisola Saraki Eyes Kwara Ministerial Slot

Giant Steps’ As Rotimi Akeredolu Takes Marijuana to Next Level

Armed Banditry, Kidnapping Stoke Food Crisis Nationwide

Group Donates Mobility Carts to Boko Haram Victims

Taraba to Unveil Legacy Gallery

Is el-Rufai Serious about Kaduna-Abuja Road

Musing at IGP’s ‘Suicidal’ Order

Christian Group Protests Attacks on Southern Kaduna

Education Minister Urges Agencies to Emulate JAMB

Aviation Minister Gives Conditions to Avert Downgrade of Enugu Airport

LGAs Can Exercise Constitutional Powers with N’Assembly, Says Court

Senate Confirmation: A Voteof Confidence on Emefiele

As Central Bank Moves to Finance Creativity

A Case for Stricter Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

The Huge Data Rip-off in Nigeria

Making Oil & Gas Projects Viable in Niger Delta

Piracy: Changing a Wrong Perception of Nigeria

Why NNPC Must be Sold Now!

What Are Bulkachuwas Options

Kogi Governorship and the West/Central Challenge

Edo Politics: Why Political Gluttons want Obasekis Removal

When an Ex-convict Blackmails

Sowumi: Atiku Is More Patriotic Than Those Who Set the Nation…

ANTHONY SANI: Alleged Plans to Oust Buhari Must be Investigated

Enelamah: Weve Reached Point of No Return on Economic Zones Company

Eighth Senate, Ekweremadu and National Security

Ending Environmental Terrorism in Bayelsa the Dickson Way

Presidential Amnesty Programme: Then and Now

Emeka Offor: Celebrating A Conscientious Giver

Talkin about a Revolution

Man City Thrash Watford 6-0, Complete Domestic Treble

Bundesliga: Bayern Trounce Frankfurt, Beat Dortmund to Title

Wilfred Ndidi: Can Leicester Ward-off Man Uniteds Prying Eyes

Massari: Nigeria Will Excel in Africa Track championship

City Target Record Domestic Treble against Watford

A Cure for Many Types Depression

YINKA DAVIES: Being on Stage Helps Me to Think Clearly

Concern Mounts Over Possible Share Manipulation in MTN’s NSE Listing

FG: We Have Credible Evidence Atiku, PDP Want to Subvert Nigeria

NPA Terminates Intels Pilotage Contract over Failure to Remit $145.84m

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1. Niger guber: Tribunal rules in favour of PDP

Niger State governorship election petition tribunal has struck out the application by counsel to the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship candidate and incumbent governor, Abubakar Bello, seeking to disqualify the lead counsel to the petitioner and People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Alhaji Umar Nasko

The lead counsel to Governor Bello and APC, Mr. Samuel Okutepa, SAN, had at the resumed sitting in Minna, sought the tribunal to disqualify Alhaji Abdulmalik Ndayako who is the leading counsel to the PDP candidate on the grounds that he (Ndayako) was the running mate to the petitioner in the election.

Mr. Okutekpa in the application vehemently objected to Abdulmalik Ndayako representing the petitioner, arguing that he was an active participant in the matter that brought about the petition.

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2. Kano: Ganduje dares Emir Sanusi, reveals why he won’t reverse creation of new emirates

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has assured that the newly additional four Emirates have come to stay, insisting that, they were created in good faith without any disdainful treatment to anybody or group of individuals.

He said this on Sunday while insisting that the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi is no longer the only first class monarch in the state.

Reiterating his complete and total support for smooth running of all the newly created Emirates in the state, he further challenged that, “As a son of a Village Head (Dagaci) how can I do something that would jeopardise the corporate existence of our long standing heritage?

3. Nigerian govs warn Buhari govt as direct allocation to LGs begins June

Governors of the 36 States in Nigerian have opposed the Buhari government’s announcement that direct allocation to local government councils will begin June 1.

The Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) had announced a ban on transactions on state and local governments joint accounts.

The NFIU also placed a limit on cash withdrawals from local governments accounts to a maximum of N500,000 per day.

4. FG reacts to killing of Nigeria soldier in Mali

The Federal Government has condemned in the strongest term, the attacks on the UN Peace Keepers by unidentified assailants that led to the death of a Nigerian UN peacekeeper in Timbuktu, northern Mali.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said this in a statement by its Acting Spokesperson, Friday Akpan, on Sunday in Abuja

The UN Secretary General, Mr Antonio Gettress, had said the attacks, which occurred in separate incidents in Tessalit and Timbuktu, left four other UN peacekeepers, including another Nigerian injured.

5. Electric cars: What Dino Melaye did to Ben Bruce – Shehu Sani

The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central district at the National Assembly, Shehu Sani, has revealed what happened to Senator Ben Murray Bruce when he introduced the bill for electric cars to the Senate.

DAILY POST had reported that the Senate, rejected a bill seeking to phase out the use of petrol-powered cars in Nigeria and adopt those powered by electricity.

The bill was sponsored by Senator representing Bayelsa East, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce.

In the bill, the lawmaker had argued that it would be cheaper to use electric-powered cars than the current petrol cars being used in Nigeria.

6. Atiku slams N500m suit on Buhari’s aide, Onochie for linking him to terrorists

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has asked Lauretta Onochie, an aide of President Muhammadu Buhari, to tender apology and pay him N500 million for linking him to terrorists.

This was contained in a letter by Mike Ozekhome, lawyer to the presidential candidate.

On May 7, Onochie had tweeted that the former vice-president was on a United Arab Emirates (UAE) watch list.

“Atiku on UAE watchlist- Security sources,” Buhari’s aide tweeted.

“Security operatives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are keeping a close tab on a former Nigerian Vice Pres Atiku Abubakar who has been in the Middle East nation for several weeks now What is he doing there?

“Me: Shopping for Terrorists?”

7. Transfer: Solskjaer, Woodward clash over Pogba’s move to Real Madrid

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is prepared to let Paul Pogba join Real Madrid this summer in a £120million move, the UK Sun reports.

Pogba was seen as key to Solskjaer’s rebuilding project at Old Trafford, when he took over last December.

The France midfielder was keen on joining Barcelona last summer and, despite a mid-season upturn in performances, he remains keen on leaving the club and is said to have informed Solskjaer of his desire to join Real Madrid.

United’s executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, believes losing Pogba to the Spanish giants would be a major blow to United’s image and reputation across the world.

8. Police arrest school gardener over alleged murder of SS3 Student

The Lagos State Police Command, on Sunday said it arrested a gardener in a secondary school

over an alleged murder of a Senior Secondary school student.
The Command’s spokesman, DSP Bala Elkana confirmed the arrest in a statement on Sunday.

According to Elkana, on May 16, at about 2.40pm, Iponri Police Station received a complaint from Jubril Martins Memorial Grammar School Iponri.

9. Police confirm killing of Igbinedion varsity lecturer in Edo

The Edo Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed DanMallam, on Sunday confirmed the killing of a lecturer with the Igbinedion University, Okada, near Benin, by suspected kidnappers.

DanMallam said the lecturer, Kelvin Izebeokhai, was killed in an attempted escape bid when the victims were being marched into the forest by the kidnappers.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) gathered that the gunmen were said to be operating near Okada junction along the Benin-Lagos highway.

10. Uniuyo student drowns in hotel swimming pool

A 100 level student of the University of Uyo, identified as Kingsley Etim, reportedly drowned in the swimming pool of De Vegas Paradise Hotel in Uyo, on Saturday during a pool party.

Confirming the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in Akwa Ibom, SP Odiko Macdon, described the incident as unfortunate.

He said that the Command had commenced preliminary investigation into the matter to unravel more facts concerning the incident, as the police did not foreclose a foul play.

 

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