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PMB at 77: Please tell Baba we are with him all the way

I boarded a commercial airliner heading to Lagos from Abuja. I was already seated, and strapping my seat belt, when a young man approached me. He must have been in his late 20s, or at most, early 30s. I shook hands, greeted him warmly, and he slipped something in my palm. He went back to his seat.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti PDP chides Governors Fayemi, Akeredolu over Ikere-Akure road

Ekiti State chapter of the People’s Democratic Party National New Media Group (PDP-NNMG) has said that the governors of Ekiti and Ondo state, Kayode Fayemi and Rotimi Akeredolu should be ashamed of the deplorable state of the Ikere Ekiti to Akure road.
Paul Pogba didn't do his job to stop Chelsea scoring the opener in their 2-2 draw with Manchester United, said Jamie Redknapp.

Paul McGrath: Paul Pogba owes a debt to Manchester United

Paul Pogba “owes a debt to Manchester United”, says Paul McGrath, with a World Cup winner needing to prove that he can be relied upon.
President Buhari attends Grand Finale of APC Gubernatorial Campaign Rally in Ado Ekiti State on 10th July 2018

Group: President Buhari not losing sleep over merger

A women group, Noble Women Movement for Buhari and Osinbajo (NWM4BO), has declared that the presidency is not losing sleep over the merger of 39 political parties, who came together to wrestle power from Buhari in 2019.

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Arrest warrant issued for South African opposition leader Julius Malema

A bench warrant was issued Monday for the arrest of Julius Malema, a fiery leader of one of South Africa’s main opposition parties, the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF).
Journalist Erick Kabendera could finally walk to freedom as he has paid a TZS100 million ($43,325)for money laundering, as ordered by a Dar es Salaam court.

Tanzanian journalist pleads guilty to money laundering charge, fined $43,000

Journalist Erick Kabendera could finally walk to freedom as he has paid a TZS100 million ($43,325)for money laundering, as ordered by a Dar es Salaam court
Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has called for his players to be mentally stronger after captain Granit Xhaka claimed they were “too scared” during the 2-2 draw with Watford.

Granit Xhaka: I would think twice if I was asked to captain Arsenal again

Granit Xhaka has revealed how close he came to leaving Arsenal in January, while also confessing he would have reservations over captaining Arsenal again in the future.

Court remands 36-year-old man for trafficking 5kg of cocaine

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered that a 36-year-old man, Augustine Chukwuma, who pleaded guilty to trafficking 5kg of Cocaine, be remanded in a Nigerian Correctional Service centre.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Former African leaders to deliver lecture at Olusegun Obasanjo’s birthday event

Two former African leaders, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia and Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone, as well as former prime minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, are to deliver keynote addresses and lecture at the 83rd birthday of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.