Gabriel Magalhaes Sends Message To Arsenal Fans After Win At Burnley

Centre-back Gabriel Magalhaes was a colossus during Arsenal’s win over Burnley on Saturday. The 23-year-old showed experience beyond his years as he marshalled the Gunners’ backline, relishing the physical battle with Clarets’ strikers Chris Wood and Ashley Barnes. Mikel Arteta”s side opened the scoring in the 30th minute, with Norwegian playmaker Martin Odegaard netting a sublime free-kick in the first half, curling the ball around the wall, past a helpless Nick Pope. The north Londoners then held on through resolute defending, shutting Sean Dyche’s side out as the game finished…

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Ahead Of Planned UN Protest: Yoruba Nation Agitators Make Demands Of Nigeria’s Federal Government

The Yoruba Nation agitators and other self-determination groups that are planni ng a mega protest at the United Nations General Assembly have listed six demands ahead of their protest at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The agitators who are poised to stage the “biggest March” will hold on September 24, the day Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari, will address the United Nations General Assembly said that all is set for the protest. This is as the Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), Femi Adesina, announced on Sunday…

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Unknown Gunmen Kidnap Abia University Undergraduates, Kill Student

Suspected Fulani herdsmen according to reports on Saturday evening kidnapped students of Abia State University, Uturu in Abia State, Eastern Nigeria. The suspects also shot and killed a student of Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu. They also robbed motorists and passengers who were heading to Port Harcourt from Enugu and from Okigwe town to Enugu, respectively. Marist in a statement on Sunday morning confirmed the killing of one of its students. The statement read, “Some students from Marist Comprehensive Academy, Uturu, Abia State were attacked by armed bandits around Ihube road…

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MORE DEBT FOR NIGERIA: The Over $4billion Loan To be Used To Finance 15 Major Projects – FG

The government of President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has explained that ‘15 major projects,’ that are spread across the country’s six geo-political zones will be financed with the proposed latest over $4 billion loan to be sourced from multilateral institutions, under the 2018-2021 medium-term (rolling) external borrowing plan. Nigerians have been raising alarm on the excessive borrowing from China and other lending institutions around the globe with no meaningful or significant manifestation of such borrowing in the country. Despite the huge borrowings, Nigeria’s health sector remains in shambles; roads are…

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Emirates Launches Seeking To 3,000 New Cabin Crew

Emirates is seeking to hire 3,000 cabin crew members, alongside 500 ground workers at Dubai International Airport. The move comes as the airline continues its post-pandemic recovery, with the employees explicitly being targeted to aid its operations ramp-up. Across the world, airlines are beginning to see the green shoots of recovery after the worst year and a half ever experienced by the industry. Emirates is no exception, with a quarter of the airline’s 119 strong Airbus A380 fleet already back in the blue skies and more jets to come. More…

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In Lagos State, No Child Will Be Admitted In Secondary School At Less Than 12 Years

 At last, the Lagos State Government under the stewardship of Governor Babajide SanwoOlu has pegged entry age into both public and private secondary schools in the state at 12 years beginning from the next academic session. The state government said it took the decision to check the influx of under aged children into the Junior Secondary School One (JSS1). The statement also added that there would be punishment for those that would violet the policy. According to the state government, a first-time offender will be fined N50,000 while a second…

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AMCON Fighting Obligors That Are Richer, Stronger And More Desperate – Kuru

L-R: Mr Jude Nwauzor, Head Corporate Communications Department, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON); Mr Michael Okpere, Vice Chairman Leadership Newspapers handing over a copy of the publication to Mr Ahmed Kuru, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, AMCON and Mr Muazu Elazeh, Managing Director, Leadership Newspapers when a delegation from the newspaper led by Mr Okpere paid a business visit to the MD/CEO of AMCON in Abuja on Wednesday The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) Mr Ahmed Lawan Kuru (ALK) on Wednesday in Lagos said AMCON…

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N5trillion AMCON Debt: IGP Set To Direct All AIGs, CPs To Support Recovery Drive

L-R: Mr Sa’ad Ahmed, Head, Inter-Governmental Department, Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON); Mr Jude Nwauzor, the Corporation’s Head of Corporate Communications Department; Mr Baba Tijjani, DIG Operations, Force Headquarters Abuja; Mr Albert Nwanozie, Head, Legal Department, AMCON; Mr Usman Alkali Baba, the Inspector General of Police (IGP); Mr Ahmed Kuru, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, AMCON); Mr Zanna M. Ibrahim DIG Logistics & Supplies, Force Headquarters; Mr Aliyu Kalgo from the office of AMCON MD and Mr Usman Abubarkar, Head, Enforcement, AMCON in a group photograph at the end of…

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Still On Buhari’s Visit To Imo

By Emmanuel Mgbeahurike President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Imo State last week was significant for the state and the region as it attracted dignitaries across the South-East zone to interface with the president. However, signs that a major event was in the offing in the state, often regarded as the Eastern Heartland, became manifest when Governor Hope Uzodimma started to give the state a new look through construction of new roads, reconstruction, painting the pavements and planting of flowers. As Imo people wondered what was happening, the governor, on his…

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Prof. Akintoye To United Nations: Declare Miyetti Allah As A Terrorist Organisation

Chairman NINAS, Professor Banji Akintoye Following the mindless killing of Nigerian farmers by Fulani militia groups, the Chairman of the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS), Professor Banji Akintoye, has urged the United Nations (UN) to declare Miyetti Allah a terrorist organization. He also promised to organise a one-million-man freedom march at the UN Headquarters in New York, the United States of America for 11 days, saying the protest is meant to expose the alleged genocide being perpetrated by murderous herdsmen in the name of grazing in the South…

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