Day: February 11, 2019

Obasanjo Used Policemen To Snatch Ballot Boxes – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), 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 one that secured his re-election in 2003. “He [Obasanjo] said he was warning that INEC, Police, Army, every government institution, should not be destroyed… I...

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Sen. Yayi Commissions Zumuratul Islamiyah Model Primary School, Ajegunle

PUPILS Of Zumuratul Islamiyah Primary School were filled with unbelievable excitement as efforts geared towards the relocation to their original site was actualized today after their new ultra-modern school was commissioned by Senator representing Lagos West Senatorial District, Sen. Solomon Olamilekan Adeola, popularly known in this clime as Yayi. The structure constructed by the Executive Chairman, Ajeromi-Ifelodun LGA, Hon. Fatai Adekunle Ayoola is equipped with a modern Library, ICT centre (Prince Rabiu Adio Oluwa Library and ICT Centre); a synthetic 4-Aside football pitch and one-storey blocks of classrooms. Speaking to Community Watch Plus during the commissioning, an NUT Executive,...

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Andrew Michael: ‘I stole £30,000 from my mum to make millions’

The BBC’s weekly The Boss series profiles different business leaders from around the world. This week we speak to serial technology entrepreneur Andrew Michael. When Andrew Michael was 17 he gambled on changing his life by spending £30,000 on his mother’s credit card without her knowledge. A self-confessed “computer boffin” who back in 1997 was living at home with his mum in Cheltenham, in the west of England, he spotted a business opportunity. Wanting to set up his own website with a school friend, he realized that very few of the existing web-hosting companies were aimed at small businesses...

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81-year-old Algerian President, Bouteflika seeks fifth term

Algeria’s 81-year-old President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will seek a fifth term in April’s elections, he announced in a message published by state media. Mr Bouteflika has been in office for 20 years but has rarely been seen in public since he had a stroke in 2013. He insisted his “unwavering desire” to serve Algeria allowed him to “transcend the constraints of health concerns”. Critics say this makes it difficult for him to carry out his duties. He is confined to a wheelchair and has cancelled recent official meetings. Mr Bouteflika’s last meeting with a senior foreign official was during a...

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Does Becky Lynch Need a McMahon to Succeed?

Let’s stop this one before it gets started: Becky Lynch doesn’t need the typical McMahon bump. McMahon bump, meaning reaching the top of the mountain and being rewarded by having an encounter with someone like Stephanie McMahon after playing out yet another tired hero vs. authority angle. Because, as of right now, it seems WWE might be headed in this direction. While the attention is lasered in on Lynch against Ronda Rousey in what deserves to be the first-ever women’s main event of WrestleMania, the company might have its eye on the long game. According to Wrestling Observer Newsletter (h/t Randall Ortman of Cageside Seats), WWE is flirting with...

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