2019: Arewa Youths To Conduct Mock Election For Northern Presidential HopefulS

2019: Arewa Youths To Conduct Mock Election For Northern Presidential HopefulS

Following the re-election of Comrade Kabiru Yusuf as the President of Arewa Consultative Youth Movement , (ACYM), the body says it would conduct a mock election to determine which aspirant’s vision is in tandem with the yearnings and aspirations of Northern Youths . Those who made the list included President Muhammadu Buhari, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Rt. Hon. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, Gov. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Alh. Sule Lamido and Senator Ahmed Makarfi….

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19-year-old Girl Stabs Lover Five Times During Sex

19-year-old Girl Stabs Lover Five Times During Sex

A teen mom Zoe Adams will spend about 12 years of her life in a UK jail after she stabbed her lover five times while they were having sex. Zoe Adams, 19, dressed in clown makeup and put a pillow over Kieran Bewick’s head “to make it kinkier.” She then told Bewick — who was 17 at the time — to “trust me” before stabbing him in the chest, arm and thigh with a 10-inch…

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Corruption: We’ll Recover All Looted Funds, Special Investigator Assures Read More at: https://leadership.ng/2018/04/23/corruption-well-recover-all-looted-funds-special-investigator-assures/

Corruption: We’ll Recover All Looted Funds, Special Investigator Assures  Read More at: https://leadership.ng/2018/04/23/corruption-well-recover-all-looted-funds-special-investigator-assures/

The newly appointed Special Investigator to the Special Presidential Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Evangelist Victor Uwajeh, has assured the government and Nigerians that all the looted funds and property, no matter where they are hidden will be recovered to better the country. He, however, asked for the cooperation of the National Assembly and the judiciary in this regard. In a statement signed on Monday in Abuja, in response to his recent appointment…

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IMF worried about Nigeria’s ability to service external loans

IMF worried about Nigeria’s ability to service external loans

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has expressed concern over Nigeria’s ability to service its external loans estimated at over $18.9billion, given its mono-product economy status and low revenue base. IMF Director, African Department, Abebe Aemro Selassie, while answering questions on rising debts in sub-Sahara African countries during a press conference on the sidelines of the IMF/World Bank Group meetings in Washington D.C., said notwithstanding the fact that Nigeria’s debt-to-GDP ratio is still okay relative to…

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Transgender Weightlifter Withdraws From Commonwealth Games

Transgender Weightlifter Withdraws From Commonwealth Games

Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard withdrew midway through the Commonwealth Games tournament on Monday despite leading the standings after the snatch in the 90+kg division. The New Zealander, whose participation was criticised as “unfair” by the Samoan team, lifted 120kg but appeared to injure her arm after attempting 132kg with her third effort. Shortly into the clean and jerk component, it was announced that Hubbard had declined her lifts. The New Zealander, who lived as Gavin…

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Combating Lassa Fever Resurgence

Combating Lassa Fever Resurgence

The fresh outbreak of Lassa fever in the country should give real cause for concern. Latest report has it that  the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja has recorded a new case of the disease, bringing the number of confirmed cases to three within three months. One of the two victims of the confirmed cases earlier recorded at Bwari Area Council of the FCT died in January. Similarly, in Ekiti State, three persons had reportedly died….

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Police Arrest 2 Suspected Motorcycle Thieves In Dutse

Police Arrest 2 Suspected Motorcycle Thieves In Dutse

The Police in Jigawa have arrested two suspected motorcycle thieves in Dutse Local Government Area of the state. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Abdu Jinjiri, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Friday. Abdu said the suspects were arrested in Belleri village after they allegedly attacked a commercial motorcyclist with the intention of snatching his boxer motorcycle. “On April 5 at about 4…

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Zambian Leader Calls For Stop To Discrimination Against Disabled Children

Zambian Leader Calls For Stop To Discrimination Against Disabled Children

President Edgar Lungu of Zambia on Friday called for an end to discrimination against children with special needs. The president said it was sad that the society has continued to look down on children with special needs, a situation that was making them finding it difficult to socialize with others. Lungu, in remarks delivered at the Olympic Youth Development Centre, an ultra-modern sports facility in Lusaka, the country’s capital, said discrimination against children with special…

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NGO, Africare Records High Improvements In Malaria Prevention Project

NGO, Africare Records High Improvements In Malaria Prevention Project

A premier non governmental organisation(NGO) committed to helping African people build a sustainable, healthy and productive communities, Africare, has recorded high improvements in the results of a six-year malaria prevention programme (MAP) in Nigeria that was implemented with the support of ExxonMobil. Among the top-line results of the evaluation of the project, it was found that the percentage of under-five children who received malaria treatment of Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT) increased from 21 per cent…

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JUST IN: Former South Korean President Gets 24 Years Jail For Corruption

JUST IN: Former South Korean President Gets 24 Years Jail For Corruption

A South Korean court has sentenced former President Park Geun-hye to 24 years in prison after she was found guilty of corruption. The disgraced former president was found guilty of several corruption charges, abuse of power and coercion in a verdict issued on Friday. She was also fined $16m. Warrant issued for S Korea’s ex-president on corruption charges It was alleged in the trial that Park, 66, colluded with a friend, Choi Soon-sil, and a…

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