Month: July 2019

Tribunal: WAEC Official affirms Buhari’s result

Mr Henry Adewumi, Deputy Registrar of West African Examinations Council in charge of School Registration on Wednesday said that President Muhammadu Buhari obtained a Cambridge University West African Examination certificate with five credits. Adewumi made this known while testifying before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja. NAN reports that Buhari on Tuesday opened his defence against the petition filed by the PDP and its candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar. NAN reports that the PDP and Abubakar, alleged in their petition challenging the victory of Buhari’, that results were transmitted to a central server managed by INEC. The two witnesses, Abba Kyari, two former secondary school mates...

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Gay suspect: Real reason I enjoy sex with young boy than girls

A gay suspect, Friday Okeke, arrested for allegedly having sexual intercourse with two boys in Lagos, has reportedly told the police that he enjoyed sleeping with under-aged boys than with girls. According to Okeke, girls were irritating, especially the ‘dirty’ ones. His arrest was confirmed in a statement by Lagos State Police Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana, yesterday. The police spokesman said: “On July 27, 2019, at about 11.30am, the Ebute-Ero police station received complaints from two different parents (names withheld) against Okeke, 35, of 23, Kose Street, Lagos Island. “The two complainants alleged that the suspect lured their...

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Community Policing: Police To Recruit 40,000

The Nigeria Police Force says it will recruit 40,000 people as community policing officers (CPOs). Mohammed Adamu, Inspector General of Police, said this at a meeting with other senior police officers in Abuja on Tuesday. Adamu revealed that the CPOs would boost cooperation between the police and community members, adding that they will also act as liaisons between the police and their communities. He added that the CPOs would be recruited from within the communities across all local government areas in Nigeria. He said, “We are drawing on the Provisions of the Police Act in relation to the recruitment...

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Buhari reveals who to blame for Almajiris

President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed State Governments for the Almajiri system of education. Buhari stated this when he received members of the Progressives in Academics at the State House, Abuja on Tuesday. Almajiri system of education is a form of Qur’anic learning, associated with begging on economic and religious grounds peculiar to some northern states. According to the President, it was wrong to blame the Federal Government for the way and manner the system is currently being managed. “The problem of education, I hope when you are going to produce your paper you should be referring to the constitution...

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Kovac Apologizes to Pep Guardioala for Leroy Sane ‘Confidence’ Comment

Bayern Munich boss Niko Kovac has apologized after being criticized by club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge for saying he was “confident” the German side would sign Manchester City‘s Leroy Sane. “I did not like what he said,” Rummenigge told ZDF (h/t MailOnline’s Will Griffee). “We have a good relationship with Manchester City and our former coach Pep Guardiola. Sane still has a contract there. Neither optimistic nor pessimistic quotes help us in that matter.” Per Goal’s Guy Atkinson, Bayern’s sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic toed a similar line and said Rummenigge’s comments came because the club advise against discussing players under contract elsewhere. Kovac had told ZDF: “Our...

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