K1 DISTANCES SELF FROM AIDE’S COMMENT ON BBC PROGRAM

The king of Fuji music, Wasiu Olasunkanmi Marshal K1, on Monday, distanced himself from comments made by one of his aides on a radio program. The aide reportedly granted an interview to the BBC Yoruba service on the face-off between the Fuji maestro and a broadcaster, Wole Sorunke(MC Murphy), on Sunday, where he made disparaging statements against the Freelance and Independent Broadcasters Association of Nigeria, FIBAN. K1 said the utterances of the aide during the interview does not in any way, represent his views, mindset or that of his organisation.…

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EDO GOVERNORSHIP 2020: “OBASEKI WAS NOT ELIGIBLE TO CONTEST”

.IZE-IYAMU OPENS UP ON HIS NEXT MOVES The All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate in the just concluded Governorship election in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, has opened up on the polls won by incumbent Governor and Peoples Democratic Party, PDP candidate, Mr. Godwin Obaseki. While thanking Edo people for there support, Ize-Iyamu said he will not be contesting the results of the election at the Tribunal. He however informed that he was heading back to the court to pursue his pending pre-election matters against Mr. Obaseki. Ize-Iyamu said, “We have…

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‘YOU MUST PAY FOR YOUR COVID-19 TESTS’–FG TELLS INTERNATIONAL TRAVELLERS

National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu, has said the federal government cannot afford to conduct free COVID-19 tests for passengers arriving from foreign countries. According to Abdur-Rahman Balogun, head of media, Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Dr. Aliyu disclosed this during a virtual town hall meeting on Saturday. The event was organised by Chairman of NiDCOM, Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, for Nigerians coming into the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. Passengers on international flights are expected to present negative COVID-19 test results prior to…

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AFCON 2023: IVORY COAST OPENS 60,000-SEATER STADIUM

Ivory Coast inaugurated Saturday its new 60,000-seat Olympic stadium, built with the help of China, in Ebimpe, on the outskirts of Abidjan, in preparation for the African Cup of Nations soccer in 2023. The ceremony, with a great show of dance and music, took place in the presence of 50,000 people, according to the organizers – including Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara, who is seeking a controversial third term in the October 31 presidential election. The president said he was “proud and happy of this Sino-Ivorian cooperation” for “this architectural jewel”.…

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