Beyond Daura: Debate on Buhari’s governance style

Friday Musings with Ayo Olukotun ayo_olukotun@yahoo.com 07055841236 “If the President has to be out of the country for things to be done right, this suggests that the system moves forward only by accidents and randomness, and no country can make genuine progress on those terms” –Former Deputy Governor. Central Bank of Nigeria and presidential aspirant, Prof Kingsley Moghalu, Sunrise Daily Programme, Channels TV, August 15 2018. Creating ripples still is the recent removal by acting President Yemi Osinbajo, of the Director-General of the Department of State Services, Mr Lawal Daura, for deploying…

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Eagles stars pay emotional tribute to Moses

Festus Abu Ahmed Musa, Alex Iwobi and William Troost-Ekong   on Thursday paid tribute to Victor Moses who announced his immediate retirement from international football on  social media on Wednesday. The 27-year-old  former England  junior international’s  decision to call time on his international career  — to focus on his club career and family —    no doubt came as a shock to new Al Nassr forward Musa,  Arsenal attacker Iwobi and Troost-Ekong, who has confirmed his exit from  Turkish  side  Bursaspor, with Italian Serie A outfit Udinese claiming they had reached an…

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Meet the Special Counsel Team: So Careful They Won’t Even Disclose Their Shake Shack Orders

The trial of Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, has provided the public with its first extended glimpse of Robert S. Mueller III’s investigators. Source: New York Times All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from 104.5 Love FM AbujaShare on: whatsapp

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Falconets lose 2-1, bow out of W’Cup

Spain  defeated Nigeria 2-1 to  land in  the semifinals of the  2018 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in France  on Thursday.  First-half goals from Aitana Bonmati and Patri Guijarro  helped the Europeans  to the last four of the  tournament at the Stade Guy-Piriou in Concarneau in western France. La Rojita  made their early advantage count by breaking the deadlock before the quarter-hour mark through captain Bonmati, according to FIFA.com. Her fine left-footed shot from the edge of the  Falconets’  box gave goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie little chance of preventing them falling…

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Akoko-Edo failed bank robbery

Prince Sumaila Rabiu, Adjoto, Igarra, Edo State, +23480633618: The 2006 population census figure put Akoko-Edo Local Government Area of Edo State at 262,110. Created in 1954 as division in the defunct Mid-western Region, it has remained one the oldest and largest councils in Nigeria. Even though it has the status of a federal constituency, it is still marginalised. The August 9, 2018 incident in which gunmen stormed Igarra, headquaters of the council, will ever remain evergreen in our memory as lives were lost in the process. However, we thank Governor…

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Turkish club sell players to buy goats

Turkish football club Gulspor have  sold 18 youth players and bought 10 goats in a bid to earn ‘extra money from milk sales’ which will be used to serve the club’s priority needs, RT reports. The team’s president Kenan Buyuklebleb said  the step to buy goats was dictated by a  lack of available finance as there is no essential governmental or sponsorship investment for Turkish youth teams performing in lower leagues.  “We must have a constant income,” Buyuklebleb told CNN Turkey. “Funds are overloaded because there is no government or…

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Learn from Nigerians, German pastor tells countrymen

Samson Folarin The Pastor of Christ’s Church, Beach Land Estate, Apapa, Lagos, Raily Edwards-Raudonant, has appealed to German nationals to emulate Nigerians by taking their faith seriously. Edwards-Raudonant, who lamented that the church in Europe was declining, said his mission in Nigeria was to reach German speakers with the gospel of Jesus Christ. The cleric spoke on Tuesday during a courtesy visit to an elder of the church, Chief Tunde Omikunle, at Obanikoro, Lagos State. Christ’s Church was founded about 34 years ago and has a Nigerian-German congregation. Edwards-Raudonant, who…

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Mamador rewards 2000 winners at consumer promo

Ozioma Ubabukoh Premium cooking oil brand, Mamador, has concluded its National Consumer Promotion, tagged ‘Mamador Kitchen Makeover’, as the third and final draws of the promo were held recently at the live draws studio located at the PZ Cussons offices in Ilupeju, Lagos. The company is a subsidiary of PZ Cussons. “The third and final draws of the consumer promotion were not without its usual excitement and the event this time was not only witnessed by just members of the press and regulatory bodies, but they were joined by notable…

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GEM grant beneficiaries lament delay in release of funds

Ife Ogunfuwa About 150 beneficiaries of the Growth and Employment project have lamented the delay in disbursement of their grants. The beneficiaries, who were accepted into the Fast Track II category of the initiative, said the programme that was supposed to last for six months had lasted for 24 months, since 2016, with no end in sight. The Growth and Employment project, which is supported by the World Bank, implemented by the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment with PricewaterhouseCoopers serving as grant administrator and KPMG as project monitor,…

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The Paul Manafort Trial: What the Jurors Will Consider

In weighing whether to find Paul Manafort guilty or not of financial fraud charges, jurors will have to take into account evidence, witness credibility and other factors. Source: New York Times All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from 104.5 Love FM AbujaShare on: whatsapp

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