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APC wins Aregbesola’s local govt

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Aregbesola votes, expresses satisfaction with election conduct

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the Osun governorship election in the local government of the incumbent state governor, Rauf Aregbesola.

PREMIUM TIMES earlier reported how Mr Aregbesola voted at his Ward 8, Unit 1, Ifofin polling booth in Ilesa East Local Government Area of the state. The governor’s party, APC, also won in the polling unit.

Mr Aregbesola’s former Chief of Staff, Gboyega Oyetola, is the APC candidate in the election.

In the final result announced by the electoral commission, INEC, for the governor’s local government, the APC had 9,790 votes to defeat its closest rival, PDP, which had 8,244 votes. The SDP came third in the local government with 1,275 votes.

Ilesa East is one of the 30 local governments in Osun State. It is in the Osun East Senatorial District of the state.

INEC is yet to declare the winner of the election with results so far declared as at press time showing the election is a two-way race between the APC and the PDP with the latter having a slight lead.

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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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