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APC to commence screening of aspirants Thursday

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Oshiomhole says APC more cohesive with defection of Saraki, others

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Working Committee (NWC) says screening of aspirants for State House of Assembly who bought its Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for 2019 elections shall take place in their respective state capitals.

This is according to procedure for the screening of aspirants for the 2018 party primaries signed by Adams Oshiomhole, the APC National Chairman and Mai Mala Buni, its National Secretary on Wednesday in Abuja.

The document, however, said that presidential, governorship, Senate and House of Representatives aspirants who bought the party`s Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for 2019 elections and submitted same, would be screened in Abuja.

The procedure also said that the screening of all aspirants which commenced on September 20 would end on September 22.

It said that there shall be three committees for each zones of the federation for the screening of Governorship, Senate, and House of Representative aspirants.

Mr Oshiomhole further said aspirants from the North-East, South-East and South-West shall undergo their screening at the Abuja Transcorp Hilton Hotel, while those from the North-Central, North-West and South-South would be screened at the Abuja Sheraton Hotel.

He advised aspirants that may have complaints to contact the party`s national secretary.

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Husband allegedly beats wife to death with belt

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A man identified as Laiko Osuri, has been arrested for allegedly beating his wife, Beryl Adhiambo Ouma, to death with a belt.

The unfortunate incident happened at their Kahawa Sukari home, Nairobi, Kenya.

According to neighbours who spoke to a local daily, the couple fought a lot but explained that they were the usual “husband and wife quarrels”.

On the fateful day, the deceased reportedly screamed for help for hours but nobody came to her aid.

Her father, Douglas Ouma said that his late daughter, Beryl Adhiambo Ouma, sent him a “Please Call Me” text on Wednesday night. But he tried to reach her, no one came to the phone.

“My daughter sent me a ‘Please call me’ but I was asleep so I did not hear the phone,” he is quoted by the daily.

Mr Osuri would later call him back and inform him that he and Adhiambo had had an argument.

Confirming the details was Ruiru divisional police commander James Ng’etich who noted that the suspect who is already in custody had admitted to assaulting the deceased using a belt.

 

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Wrong Giving Can Make You Poor — Reno Omokri 

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Reno Omokri in his Nugget on Friday corrected the popular notion that giving can never make you poor.

The ex- aide to former President Goodluck Jonathan said that wrong giving can actually make one poor. Read below…

“It is a lie that no one has become poor by giving. Giving can make you rich, depending on who you give to.

For instance, you can never be poor if you give to God, your parents and the poor.

However, there are very many men who became poor by giving to girlfriends. A man has no obligation to look after his girlfriend.” He wrote.

Giving money to a girl you sleep with makes her more appropriately a prostitute, not a ‘friend’ #RenosNuggets

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Polls: Beware of Voodoo Dollars in Circulation, EFCC Warns Nigerians

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…Takes Campaign to BDC Operators

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, February 21, 2019 took its sensitization campaign to Bureaux de Change, BDC operators at the Wuse Zone 4 Office in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

The EFCC team, which was led by ADC Aisha Larai Musa, Head, EFCC’s Creative Communications Unit, used the opportunity to warn the BDC operators on the dangerous trend of an influx of fake Dollar notes now in circulation.

Advising the operators to be at alert, Musa, urged them to be cautious because “as the electioneering period peaks, you are now a soft target for money laundering and circulation of fake dollar notes”.

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