Graphic photos: 7 killed in stampede at APC rally in Rivers state

Graphic photos: 7 killed in stampede at APC rally in Rivers state

No fewer than 7 persons lost their lives in a stampede that happened at the APC Presidential rally in Rivers state today Tuesday, February 12th. The rally which held at the Adokiye Amasiamaka Stadium Portharcourt, had more occupants than it could contain. As the crowd began to spill out of the stadium, a stampede ensued and seven persons were counted dead after the situation was brought under control. Their remains have since been deposited in the…

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Oil magnate, two others remanded in prison custody over N50m crude oil fraud

Oil magnate, two others remanded in prison custody over N50m crude oil fraud

The Port-Harcourt zonal office of EFCC on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 arraigned the trio of Martins Derisoma Ogbanga, Busari Adeyemi, Uwem Sunday Assan and a company: Dempo Resources Ltd., before Justice I.M Sani of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port-Harcourt, the Rivers State capital. They were arraigned on a 19-count charge bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money by false pretences to the tune of N50million, contrary to Section 8 (a) of the Advance Fee Fraud and…

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Anonymous book-collector buys a first print, first edition of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart for N1million

Anonymous book-collector buys a first print, first edition of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart for N1million

Nigerian poet and author, Lola Shoneyin announced that an anonymous book collector has bought a first print, first edition of Chinua Achebe’s ‘Things Fall Apart’ for N1million. The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives writer had on Sunday, February10th,  put the book, owned by her friend, up for sale.  Within few hours an anonymous buyer reportedly purchased it. Things Fall Apart was published in 1958 by William Heinemann.

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Elections: APC speaks on Buhari allegedly calling for violence if PDP wins

Elections: APC speaks on Buhari allegedly calling for violence if PDP wins

The All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign council on Tuesday accused the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, of peddling falsehood, scaremongering and misinformation against President Muhammadu Buhari. Its spokesman, Festus Keyamo, in a statement made available to DAILY POST, said Atiku, while speaking in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State on Monday, alleged that Buhari called for violence if the APC loses on Saturday when he campaigned in Zamfara State. He said, “Nothing…

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EPL: Neymar in shocking move to Man United from PSG

EPL: Neymar in shocking move to Man United from PSG

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar will likely leave the club to join Premier League giants, Manchester United at the end of the season. Manchester United have been linked with a move to sign the Brazilian international and are set to rival Champions League holders, Real Madrid. Daily Record reports that Man United chiefs have reportedly made Neymar their number one top transfer target for the summer transfer window after failing to sign a player last January…

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Man United vs PSG: Michael Owen predicts result of Champions League clash

Man United vs PSG: Michael Owen predicts result of Champions League clash

Former Premier League and La Liga striker, Michael Owen, has tipped Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United to beat Paris Saint-Germain in tonight’s Champions League round of 16 first leg tie at Old Trafford. Man United head to the game following a 3-0 win over Fulham in the Premier League encounter over the weekend while PSG defeated Bordeaux 1-0 in the French Ligue 1 fixture on Saturday. Owen told BetVictor: “The first meeting between the clubs…

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Man United vs PSG: Dani Alves reveals how Tuchel’s men will beat Solskjaer’s side

Man United vs PSG: Dani Alves reveals how Tuchel’s men will beat Solskjaer’s side

Paris Saint-Germain defender, Dani Alves has disclosed how Thomas Tuchel’s men will beat Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in today’s Champions League fixture. PSG will tackle Man United in tonight’s Champions League round of 16 first leg tie at Old Trafford. Alves believes the only way PSG will defeat Man United in front of their home fans, is to raise their level of performance and concentration. “I think we have to learn from the mistakes made…

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‘I have pictures of Obasanjo using policemen to snatch ballot boxes’ – Adams Oshiomhole

‘I have pictures of Obasanjo using policemen to snatch ballot boxes’ – Adams Oshiomhole

National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole has questioned the morality of former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s alarm over alleged plans of the ruling party to rig the election.   Speaking in Ilorin, Kwara State, during the APC rally on Monday, Oshiomhole said he had evidence of Obasanjo’s use of policemen to snatch ballot boxes. However, he didn’t say if this happened during the election that made Obasanjo President in 1999 or the…

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World number one tennis star, Naomi Osaka sacks her coach, Sascha Bajin

World number one tennis star, Naomi Osaka sacks her coach, Sascha Bajin

World number one, Naomi Osaka has split with her coach Sascha Bajin 16 days after winning the Australian Open.   The Japanese 21-year-old, whose win in Melbourne sealed back-to-back Grand Slam titles, worked with the German for just over a year before they parted ways. “I will no longer be working together with Sascha. I thank him for his work and wish him all the best in the future” Osaka tweeted.   Bajin was named WTA coach of the year for…

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Ex-US President, Bill Clinton, cancels his visit to Nigeria

Ex-US President, Bill Clinton, cancels his visit to Nigeria

Former U.S President Bill Clinton has cancelled his scheduled visit to Nigeria for fear it might become politicized. Clinton was scheduled to visit Nigeria this week with the intention of speaking with the presidential candidates. The visit was facilitated by the Kofi Annan Foundation and the National Peace Committee (NPC). Clinton’s spokesperson, Angel Ureña, in a statement released, said instead of him coming, he will speak over the phone with President Buhari and Atiku Abubakar later this week. “Over…

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