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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Nigeria’s Ambassador to Niger Republic consoles U-17 Golden Eaglets

Nigeria's Ambassador to Niger Republic has consoled Nigeria's Under 17 Golden Eaglets team after they lost out on U-17 2017 Nations cup qualification over the weekend and the match was marred by irregularities, violence and media bullying.

The NFF, through it's General secretary on Monday alleged that Nigeria's Under 17 team were wrongly officiated and that cameras of their media personnel were seized at the stadium in Niger.


The Diplomat offered the consolatory message to the Nigerian contingent during a dinner he hosted for the team at the Royal Palace Hotel after the ill fated 3-1 loss to the Junior Menas of Niger during the weekend..
"It is unfortunate that this kind of things still happen in football but I want you to forget about this and forge ahead in your careers because you are just starting out," he advised. "I want to wish you a successful trip back to Nigeria and best wishes in your future endeavors."
NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, thanked the ambassador and embassy officials for support given to the Nigerian delegation to Niamey.
"Though we are not happy with the outcome of the match as well as the treatment by the Nigerienne people, we thank you so much for the amount of support given to us," he explained." Whatever is destined must happen, but I want to assure you that we would monitor these boys in conjunction with their coaches for future engagements. Thank you so much."
Source: theNFF
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US Secretary of state arrives Sokoto state

US Secretary of State, John Kerry, has arrived Nigeria and is currently at the Palace of the Sultan of Sokoto to discuss counter terrorism efforts in Nigeria. He will also be giving a speech on the importance of resilient communities and religious tolerance in battling violent extremism. Kerry will later today visit President Buhari. Photo credit: Chris Stein

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Body of newborn baby without arms and legs found dumped in a forest

Body of a newborn baby was found face-down in a forest next to a canal in Thailand. According to the police and paramedics at the crime scene, the baby was found without arms and legs and is believed to have been dead for about three days.
 








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Presidency reacts to reports of Buhari seeking emergency economic powers

Special Adviser to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, took to his twitter handle to make some clarifications on the reports of President Buhari proposing to seek emergency powers from the National Assembly members to revamp the dwindling economy.

The media was yesterday awash with reports from sources within the presidency that President Buhari will next month send a bill to the National Assembly to seek for sweeping powers to, among other things, set aside some extant laws and use executive orders to roll out an economic recovery package within the next one year.

The bill is reportedly the recommendations from the National Economic Council chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo. According to Akande, the National Economic Council has indeed made some recommendations which may include legislative amendments and presidential orders but that such recommendations by NEC have not been forwarded to President Buhari or the Federal Executive Council.
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The Lady That Was Pictured 'in bed' With Usain Bolt 'is Widow of Notorious Brazilian Drug Lord'

The 20-year-old student who shared pictures of herself in bed with Usain Bolt is the widow of a notorious Rio de Janeiro drug lord known as Diná Terror (pictured right) according to new reports.

Jady Duarte gained popularity on Monday after she shared photos showing Olympic champion Usain Bolt cuddling and kissing her while in bed. According to reports from Brazilian media, Jady Duarte is said to have two children with Douglas Donato Pereira aka Diná Terror, who was shot dead by police in March after being wanted for at least 10 violent crimes.

 
According to Police, Diná Terror was one of Rio de Janeiro's most dangerous drug lords, responsible for crimes including the torture and murder of a teenage girl in 2014.

After his death, Jady wrote to Duarte on Facebook according to DailyMail;
“In eternity, I will be with my love the way I always wanted, because in heaven all the time is time to be happy. “God will take you in, it’s my hope that in eternity I will see you.”



After the pics with Bolt was released, Duarte denied knowing Bolt was a star and last night on her IG page wrote 'chega de falar de Bolt' which means in English 'Enough on Bolt!'
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Choi Just Watch This: FRSC Official Brutalized by Soldiers in Lagos Demands Justice

Segun Enikuemehin, an official of the Federal Road Safety Corps was brutalized by soldiers in Jibowu, Lagos. Mr Enikuemehim, who was stabbed in the eye after pleading mercy for a civilian being tortured by the soldiers, describes the event leading to the incident and gives update on his treatment and arrest of the culprit.

Watch The Video Below:
 
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One of the rescued Chibok girls from Boko Haram captivity attend BBOG march

The girl pictured above is Rebecca. She is one of the 57 Chibok girls that escaped out of d 276 initially abducted. She attended the Bring Back Our Girls march to the Presidency yesterday August 22nd.

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Melania Trump threatens legal action against UK Daily Mail over defamatory statements

Melania Trump, wife of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, has warned Daily Mail and other media outlets that there will be legal action against them over articles about her past. According to one of the lawyers representing her, Charles Harder,
"Mrs. Trump has placed several news organizations on notice of her legal claims against them, including Daily Mail among others, for making false and defamatory statements about her supposedly having been an 'escort' in the 1990s.
All such statements are 100% false, highly damaging to her reputation, and personally hurtful. She understands that news media have certain leeway in a presidential campaign, but outright lying about her in this way exceeds all bounds of appropriate news reporting and human decency.”
However, no suit has been filed yet.
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