Thursday, 24 September 2020

By Kazeem Ugbodaga/ PM NEWS Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, defeated governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Edo State was in Abuja on Wednesday where he held ‘closed door’ meeting with leadership of the party. Ize-Iyamu met with Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State, who also is the Chairman of the Caretaker Committee of the APC. At the meeting also was the governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello. The meeting was the first outing for Ize-Iyamu since he was defeated at last Saturday’s governorship election by Governor Godwin Obaseki, who got a second term. The National APC had...

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  • Edo debacle: Oshiomhole breaks silence, says I’m not down
    Michael Adeshina/ PM NEWS Adams Oshiomhole, former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, has finally spoken up after the victory of his political adversary, Godwin Obaseki, in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State. Oshiomhole stated that he was not affected by the party’s defeat. He noted that “in life, you win some and you lose some” “I want to thank everybody. I am sure a lot of people think comrade is down but I am not down.…
    Thursday, 24 September 2020 00:08
  • 111 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria 111 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Nigeria
    Adeyinka Akintunde/ THE NATION Nigeria’s confirmed cases of Coronavirus reached 57,724 on Wednesday night following new infections, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) said in an update. Lagos recorded 31 of the 111 cases, followed by Gombe with 18, Kaduna with 18 and the FCT with 15. The rest are: Rivers-14 Imo-3 Kwara-3 Oyo-3 Bayelsa-2 Ogun-2 Edo-1 Osun-1 The total confirmed cases so far in Nigeria now stands at 57,724 of which 48,985 have been discharged. However, the infection…
    Thursday, 24 September 2020 00:04
  • CBN disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 intervention cash CBN disburses N3.5tr COVID-19 intervention cash
    From Nduka Chiejina, Abuja/ THE NATION The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had disbursed N3.5 trillion to different sectors of the economy to cushion the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic. It will also contribute N1.8 trillion into the N2.30 trillion Federal Government’s one-year Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) through its Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs). CBN Governor Godwin Emefiele stated this on Tuesday after the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in Abuja. Emefiele gave a breakdown of who got what out of…
    Wednesday, 23 September 2020 23:56

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  • Sports Tottenham hold positive talks with Arkadiusz Milik’s entourage - CHIQUEMAGAZINE.COM
    Tottenham have been linked with a move for the Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik this summer. According to Calciomercato, the 26-year-old striker’s entourage held talks with the officials of the London club earlier today and the discussions have been quite positive. It seems that a loan deal with an obligation to buy is on the cards. Milik will be a free agent next summer and therefore he is expected to sign a short extension with Napoli before going out on loan. Such an agreement would be beneficial for both parties. Tottenham will not have to pay for the striker this summer and Napoli will not lose the player on a free transfer next year. It will be interesting to see if the two parties can secure the agreement in the coming weeks now. Milik needs to join a club where he can play more often and a move to the Premier League would be ideal for him. The 26-year-old managed to score 14 goals for Napoli last season and he could be the ideal backup option to Harry Kane. Alternatively, he could partner the Spurs star depending on the tactics and opposition. Spurs need more depth in their attack if they…
    Thursday, 24 September 2020 01:31
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  • Arts & Culture Matt Berninger dances on his own in dazzling ‘One More Second’ video - CHIQUEMAGAZINE.COM
    Matt Berninger has shared the official video to his latest solo single ‘One More Second’ – you can watch it below. The National‘s frontman is set to release his debut solo album ‘Serpentine Prison’ on October 16, and has also previewed the project with its title track as well as ‘Distant Axis’. Having offered up a third taste of the record earlier this month, Berninger has today (September 23) shared the ‘One More Second’ visuals, in which the musician dances on his own in an illuminated studio space. The video, directed by Chris Sgroi, combines footage of a Berninger singing the song from behind a classic microphone with shots of him busting moves against a backdrop of colourful projections. At the end of the clip, we see masked crew members enter the set. “All dance moves property of The Breakfast Club, Footloose, and the holy grail of modern dance films: Flashdance,” Berninger wrote on Twitter. See that post above. Upon the release of the song, the musician explained: “I wrote ‘One More Second’ with Matt Sheehy (Lost Lander, EL VY) with the intention for it to be a kind of answer to Dolly Parton’s ‘I Will Always Love You’, or…
    Thursday, 24 September 2020 01:26
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