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1. PDP blows hot as NBC shuts down AIT, Ray Power FM; exposes Kawu

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has strongly frowned at the decision of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to suspend the license of Daar Communication Plc, promoter of AIT and Ray Power FM until further notice.

The Director-General of NBC, Modibbo Kawu, announced the development Thursday evening.

Kawu said the action was taken for failure of the broadcasting station, to abide by the broadcasting code.

2. Full details of why NBC shut down AIT, Ray Power

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has suspended the licence of Daar Communications for failure to abide by Nigerian Broadcasting Code.

The Director-General of NBC, Malam Is’haq Modibbo-Kawu made this known on Thursday in Abuja.

Kawu said over the last two years, NBC summoned the management of the company to address issues regarding the operations of
AIT and Raypower, particularly Political Platform and Kakaaki.

3. Lagos PDP crisis: Bode George, Jimi Agbaje fight dirty over defection

The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, during the 2019 governorship election in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, Jimi Agbaje and a former Vice Chairman (South West) of the party Chief Bode George, are currently engaged in verbal altercations.

George had in an interview said that the former governorship candidate and some other chieftains of the PDP have dumped the PDP and returned to the APC where they belonged.

This claim was refuted by Agbaje, who told the elder statesman to shot up and leave the PDP if he was tired.

4. APC NWC reacts as Goje steps down, speaks on opposition to Lawan, Gbajabiamila’s candidacy

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended Senator Danjuma Goje’s decision to withdraw from the 9th Senate Presidency contest in support of the Party’s endorsed candidate, Senator Ahmad Lawan.

This was contained in a statement Thursday evening by Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, National Publicity Secretary.

It also hailed the fatherly role played by President Muhammadu Buhari in ensuring compliance with party decisions and directives.

5. 2023: Northern Nigeria free to produce next president – Buhari’s ex-Minister, Shittu

The immediate past Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, has said the North is free to contest in the 2023 general elections.

There have been speculations that the South will produce Nigeria’s next president.

But speaking with journalists Thursday in Abuja, Shittu declared he has never been an advocate of zoning but has always rooted for competent people.

“Honestly, as far as I am concerned, when you talk of national politics, every party must allow for primary election.

6. Ogun: Gov Abiodun appoints Kunle Somorin as Chief Press Secretary

Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has appointed Mr Sunday Olakunle Somorin as his Chief Press Secretary with immediate effect.

The announcement was made in a statement Thursday night by Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu, the state Head of Service.

Currently pursuing his PhD in Communications at the University of Technology, Sydney Australia, Somorin holds a B.Ed. (Hons) degree in English from the University of Port Harcourt and a Masters Degree in International Affairs & Diplomacy from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaira.

The new Chief Press Secretary is an experienced editor with a rich work history in the media industry.

7. What 9th Assembly should emulate from 8th Senate – Ozekhome

Chief Mike Ozekhome, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), has described the 8th National Assembly (NASS) as the best so far in the legislative history of Nigeria.

Ozekhome, in a statement he issued on Thursday in Abuja, said that the 8th Assembly proved its independence right from the emergency of its principal officers, in terms of sheer productivity and daring insistence on being truly independent of the Executive arm of government.

He stressed that the Assembly displayed its independent when it insisted it was its inalienable right to produce its leadership in accordance with section 50 of the 1999 Constitution.

8. How my loyalty to PDP ‘burnt my hand’ – APC lawmaker

Mr. Dipo Olorunrinu, the last Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker to defect to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Lagos State House of Assembly, says his loyalty to PDP burnt his fingers.

Olorunrinu (APC-Amuwo-Odofin I) disclosed this on the floor of the House at the Special Valedictory Session of the 8th Lagos Assembly on Thursday.

Olorunrinu thanked the PDP for giving him the privilege to come to the House but said that his loyalty had affected his political career, NAN reports.

9. Transfer: Neymar snubs Real Madrid move, insists on Barcelona return

Neymar has told Paris Saint-Germain that Barcelona is the only club he would be interested in joining, despite Real Madrid being keen to sign him, according to Sport.

The Brazilian superstar, who has spent two seasons with the Ligue 1 giants, has been linked with a move back to Spain.

Madrid have shown strong interest, but Neymar has turned down their advances.

The Spanish outlet says Madrid president Florentino Perez and assistant Jose Angel Sanchez both made efforts to convince him to come to the Bernabeu, but the forward only has eyes for former club Barcelona if he is to leave.

10. Police arrest suspect killer of UNIZIK student, others

The Anambra State Command has arrested the suspected killer of a certain Chinasa Pauline Agbata, a student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University (Unizik), Awka.

The 25-year-old suspect, Onudili Somtochukwu, was arrested following an intelligence report gathered by the police.

According to a statement by the State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Haruna Mohammed, the late Agbata was killed and dumped at the school gate on March 20, 2019.

He said the suspect was assisting the police with useful information that could help in unravelling circumstances surrounding the incident after which all the perpetrators would be brought to justice.


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Kogi Guber: Yahaya Bello Campaign Director-General Regrets Campaigning For Him



Kogi Guber: Yahaya Bello Campaign Director-General Regrets Campaigning For Him

Yahaya Bello failed the first term – Kogi Gubernatorial election comes up November 16, 2019

Dr. Yakubu Ugwolawo begs the Igala people for forgiveness in campaigning for the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello. Dr. Yakubu is the Director-General for the Yahaya Bello campaign group in the year 2015 under the All Progressive Congress, APC, NIGERIA NEWS reports.

He offered the apology statement at the Justice Forum meeting of the APC held in Ankpa.

Besides the fact of regretting his action, he also nullifies himself from campaigning for the incumbent Governor in the election that would be coming up by 16th of November, 2019.

However, he is the one who led about 407 Igala delegates to vote against late Abubakar Audu who happened to be the opposition candidate to Yahaya Bello. Because of the disappointment experienced in the Governor first term, he then, pleaded to the Igala community to forgive him.

He further stated:

“I’m using this medium to apologize to the entire Igala nation for fielding Alhaji Bello in 2015 primary which made him the first runner up to our late leader Prince Abubakar Audu. I regret supporting him. Please forgive me. I regret my action for leading 407 Igala delegates to vote against our own brother. So far, Bello’s performance showed that he does not mean well for our people”.

An APC member, Goodman Akwu express the flaws in the Bello’s administration by stating the following:

“Governor Bello from available records has collected over N335 billion. We have these records from the office of the auditor general and ministry of finance. We also learned that he has hidden a huge amount of money to persecute his re-election bid. So, we must stand against this because his government is anti-people. If I were to be him, I will bow out because he has failed the young generation.

“Bello who happened to be an opportunist worked against the APC when he lost the primary against our late leader. He came into power by accident, and now the State is bleeding since he assumed office. Whoever that is amplifying Bello’s ‘Enemuneme’ slogan from Kogi East is a disappointment to Igala race.”

The following people are presents at the meeting are the former Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Sanni Lulu, Yusuf Maiyanga, Mona Audu, and representatives of other aspirants from Kogi East.

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Alex Iwobi Is The Most Sought For On Wikipedia Entry



Alex Iwobi Is The Most Sought For On Wikipedia Entry
“Alex iwobi is the most popular super eagle player to be playing at 2019 AFCON” – 33,916 page views on Wikipedia Entry

According to Wikipedia, Alex Iwobi happened to have the most page views amidst the super eagles, making him be the most searched for among the super eagle’s star, NIGERIA NEWS reports.

Alex Iwobi is the most sought for on Wikipedia entry.

The Gunners star made a record of 33,916 page views for the past 30 days on his Wikipedia entry.

Alex Iwobi in action at Arsenal

Alex Iwobi in action at Arsenal –  he had 33,916 page views on Wikipedia In the last 30 days

Other Super eagles next to him are, John Obi Mikel 32,445 page views, Henry Onyekuru 20,297 page views and Samuel Chukwueze 19,263 page views.

According to Wikipedia, the following are Super Eagles Most searched for players which would be playing in the 2019 African Cup of Nations in Egypt:

1) Alex Iwobi – 33,916 page views
2) Obi Mikel – 32,445 page views
3) Henry Onyekuru – 20,297 page views
4) Samuel Chukwueze – 19,263 page views
5) Ola Aina – 16,681 page views
6) Ahmed Musa – 13,804 page views
7) Wilfred Ndidi – 13,743 page views
8) Odion Ighalo – 9,416 page views
9) Victor Osimhen – 8,402 page views
10) Kenneth Omeruo – 5,305 page views
11) Paul Onuachu – 4,709 page views
12) Francis Uzoho – 4,062 page views
13) Leon Balogun – 4,046 page views
14) Moses Simon – 3,740 page views
15) Oghenekaro Etebo – 3,722 page views
16) Samuel Kalu – 3,230 page views
16) Troost-Ekong – 3,088 page views
18) Jamilu Collins – 2,820 page views
19) John Ogu – 2,614 page views
20) Abdullahi Shehu – 2,037 page views
21) Chidozie Awaziem – 2,020 page views
22) Ikechukwu Ezenwa – 1,511 page views
23) Daniel Akpeyi – 1,482 page views

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