FORMER President Goodluck Jonathan has denied ever receiving any money from the controversial Pension Fund.
Media adviser to the former president, Mr. Ikechukwu Eze dissociated the former President from allegations which accused an ‘Ex-President’ of being paid N5 billion monthly from the Pension Fund.
As Anambra votes to elect a Governor, early polling results suggest the incumbent isn’t doing badly. Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State looks all set to retain his crown of number one citizen of the Southeast State, if early results in the Pulse situation room are anything to go by.
By Ayo Onikoyi
Just back from Albania where she emerged Miss Bikini at Miss Globe World beauty pageant, Natasha Oritsejalu, Miss Delta and second runners up, the BAIP Miss Tourism International Nigeria 2017, has revealed that Agbani Darego is her mentor.
Natasha Oritsejalu“Agbani Darego is my mentor, role model, whatever you want to call it. She is the only black woman to have won Miss World. I am really inspired by her.
FOLLOWING the call-out of Hollywood top dog, Harvey Weinstein, over allegations of sexual harassment, many more entertainers have been called out. Before over 80 women slammed Weinstein for sexual harassment, comedian Bill Cosby had over 60 women come out to allege him of sexual harassment in a career spanning decades.
So far, the move has caused both Cosby and Weinstein their careers.
But this trend seems to be only limited to the western world.
Atletico Madrid were forced to a 0-0 draw by champions Real Madrid in the first Madrid derby of the season in the Spanish LaLiga at the Wanda Metropolitano, new home ground of Atletico, on Saturday night.
Both teams needed to win to keep pace with Barcelona but could not break the deadlock hence had to settle for a share of the spoils.
Following the draw, Atletico are fourth in the table on 24 points after 12 league games.
Three goasls scored from counter –attacking positions steered the Nigeria U20 girls, Falconets, to a 5-1 trouncing of their visiting Moroccan counterparts at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium on Saturday evening.
The Speaker, Anambra House of Assembly, Mrs Rita Maduagwu, has commended the Independent National Electoral Commission and security agencies for peaceful conduct of the Saturday’s gubernatorial election.
Maduagwu made the commendation in Ukpor, Nnewi South Local Government area of the state, on Saturday in an interview with newsmen.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate Oseloka Henry Obaze has said he was sure of victory if the election is free and fair.
He arrived at Unit 001 in Ochuche Umuodi in Ogbaru Local Government Area (LGA) at 1.32pm and was accredited without hitches.
He cast his vote at about 1.40pm.
Obaze scored 379 votes in his unit.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is delighted with the maximum points and quality of performance from his side, particularly with Paul Pogba, in their 4-1 comeback win over Newcastle United on Saturday.
I am not racist in any way, shape or form. There isn’t even an atom of it in my DNA.
Unfortunately, I also now understand clearly that as a black man, I belong to a specie that has probably always been relegated by some deep-rooted cultural design to the lowest rung of the world’s systems.
By Bamidele Boluwaji:
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi has expressed happiness over his team’s 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s Premier League game at the Emirates.
Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez proved amid the uncertainty over their futures that they remain Arsenal’s star performers with match-winning displays in the match that helped the Gunners to move up in the Premier League table.
Paul Pogba marked his comeback with a goal and an assist as Manchester United fought back to beat Newcastle United 4-1 on Saturday and stay on Manchester City’s tail.
Wike noted that all the developmental projects embarked upon by his administration across the state were designed to improve the living condition of the masses. Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers said on Saturday that he would redeem all his electoral promises to Ahoada people by completing all ongoing projects in the local government area.
Amba said the 6,000 personnel had been deployed after undergoing marine training, while some are still being trained. The Police in Bayelsa had deployed 16 patrol gunboats and 6, 000 policemen to tackle sea piracy and criminality in Bayelsa waterways to ensure safety of the water channels.
Awoseyin said the bill proposes that accreditation, registration and grading of hotels should all be handled by the NTDC. Lanre Awoseyin, President, Nigeria Hotel Association, on Saturday criticised the Senate’s passage of the bill for an Act to amend the Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) Act No 81 of 1992.