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Akinwunmi Adesina re-elected as AFDB president

Saturday, 8 October 2016

Lol. Super Eagles of Nigeria in Zambia without Supporters

The two factions of the Nigeria Football Supporters Club were stopped from travelling to Ndola, Zambia on Saturday.

Kuwait arrests suspected Islamist after car attack on Americans

Kuwaiti authorities have detained a suspected Islamist militant who deliberately rammed a vehicle he was driving at a car carrying five Americans, state news agency KUNA reported on Saturday.

German police detain two in Chemnitz manhunt, find explosives

German police said they detained two people on Saturday in connection with a hunt for a Syrian-born man suspected of planning a bomb attack, adding that they had found explosives in an apartment they raided earlier.

Many casualties from air strike on mourners in Yemen

Saudi-led coalition aircraft fired rockets at mourners for the father of the interior minister in the Houthi-dominated Yemeni government on Saturday, causing many casualties, witnesses and medics said.

As dollar sales commence, naira may record gain next week

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Nigeria - The naira is expected to stabilise on the parallel market after international money transfer agencies started selling dollars to Bureau De Change operators in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria directive.
“We have started receiving dollar supply from Travelex and we expect this to gradually impact positively on the naira exchange rate going forward,” the President, Association of Bureau De Change Operators of Nigeria, Aminu Gwadabe, told Reuters.

Check! Herdsmen set up 18-man disciplinary committee, to end clashes with farmers

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Nigeria - NAN reports that an 18-man disciplinary committee has been set up in Nasarawa Eggon Local Government Area to monitor and punish any herdsman found disturbing the peace, The Forefront understands.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the committee was set up after a meeting between leaders of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACABA) and Eggon Cultural and Development Association (ECDA), on Saturday in Nasarawa Eggon, Nasarawa State.

Under pressure Real Madrid boss Zidane reportedly in a dressing room rift

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The likes of Alvaro Morata are unimpressed with Zinedine Zidane's refusal to bench Real Madrid's underperforming stars, reports Diaro Gol.

Morata returned to his boyhood club from Juventus with the promise that he would be given a fair chance to earn a starting berth.

German town in lockdown over suspected bomb attack plan

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German police said they were evacuating a building in the eastern city of Chemnitz on Saturday on suspicion that a bomb attack was being planned, and told residents in the affected district to stay at home.

How Father Mbaka prayed for fc Rangers in their journey to the Nigerian Premiership trophy after 32 years

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Having lifted the trophy last Sunday after a resounding 4-0 victory over visiting Elkanemi Warriors of Maiduguri, the team led by the State Commissioner for Youth and Sports Hon. Ndukwe Charles Chuka did not forget their vow to God as they returned to the Adoration ground with thanksgiving, The Sun reports .

Chairman of the Enugu Football Association Chief Chidi Ofo Okenwa said “it’s all about commitment; it’s all about promise made, promise kept; it’s about the fact that we went to the altar of grace in the beginning of the season and we told God that if we emerge victorious we would return to give Him praises, glory, honour and adoration.

Two Supreme Court judges and five others arrested in a nation wide crackdown over corruption in the judiciary

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Nigeria - The Federal Government last night began rounding up judges suspected to have aided and abetted corruption over the years in the country generally. 

The arrest of the judges, which was carried out by operatives from the Department of Security Services, was in relation to those who allegedly took huge cash to pervert the cause of Justice before, during and after the 2015 general elections. 

Oh gosh! Two militants kill themselves after Turkish police call to surrender

Two militants detonated explosives, killing themselves in a remote area near the Turkish capital, Ankara, on Saturday after police called on them to surrender, CNN Turk and other broadcasters reported.

US Election 2016 - Obama casts early vote for 2016 election during Chicago trip

President Barack Obama on Friday cast his ballot for the Nov. 8 election during a trip to his hometown of Chicago.
Onlookers cheered as Obama, who was a U.S. senator from Illinois prior to becoming president, entered the early-voting facility in downtown Chicago.



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Donald Trump pledges to be 'a better man' after explicit remarks about women

Donald Trump has promised "to be a better man" after video emerged showing him making lewd, sexually explicit comments about women.
Following the release of the 2005 recording, the Republican presidential hopeful initially said he was sorry "if anyone was offended" over what he called "locker room banter".

FAYOSE condemns APC's attack on leader Tinubu. Is this not tatafooo?

Nigeria - Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, a PDP member has condemned the alleged conspiracy against the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, by some elements in his party, saying the “humiliation of Tinubu is as good as the humiliation of the Yoruba race.”

Breaking! Photos: Governor Wike resists Judge's arrest in Port Harcourt, threatened by the DSS

Rivers, Nigeria - The Forefront has learnt that Governor Nyesom Wike in the early hours of (Saturday) today mobilised to stop alleged attempt by men of the Department of State Security, DSS and the Police to abduct a Judge at his number 35/84 B residence, Forces Avenue, Port Harcourt.

Hurricane Matthew kills over 800 in Haiti before hitting US, at least 4 killed in Florida

Hurricane Matthew killed more than 800 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before it skirted Florida's Atlantic coast on Friday and plowed northward over waters just off Georgia.
The number of deaths in Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, surged to at least 842 on Friday as information trickled in from remote areas previously cut off by the storm, according to a Reuters tally of death tolls given by officials.

Buhari declares: "Probe my children if found corrupt," as the Paden Episode continues... Read more

Nigeria (The Forefront) - Believing you have been following this series from the biography of President Buhari, today focuses on the anti-corruption war of Mr Buhari. The war against corruption may gather more steam soon, going by President Muhammadu Buhari’s latest pronouncement.

The President has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and other anti-graft agencies to probe even his own children or members of his family implicated in corrupt practices.

Japan's Mount Aso volcano erupts

Mount Aso in southern Japan erupted early Saturday belching a column of ash several thousand metres (feet) into the air, the latest eruption in one of the world's most volcanically active countries.
Japan Meteorological Agency issued its third-highest alert, warning people not to approach the volcano after it rumbled to life at 1:56 am (1646 GMT Friday).

Watch reports, listen to leaked tape as Trump caught making lewd comments about woman in 2005 shamefully

Shame as Trump hit by his own lewd remarks about women, caught on tape

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came under fire from his own party on Friday after a bombshell 2005 recording came to light in which he boasted in vulgar terms about trying to have sex with an unidentified married woman and groping women, saying "when you're a star, they let you do it."

US Election 2016 - Clinton leads Trump by 5 points in presidential race, Reuters/Ipsos poll shows

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads Republican rival Donald Trump by 5 percentage points among likely voters, roughly the same advantage she has held over the past several weeks, according to the Reuters/Ipsos national tracking poll released Friday.

Friday, 7 October 2016

Oooooh dear me!!! Suspected migrants found in freezer lorry at M25 services

Fifteen people have been found in the back of a freezer lorry on the M25.
Police were called to Clacket Lane services, between junctions five and six, on Friday morning after reports "of concern for safety" over a group of suspected illegal immigrants.

Nigerian troops arrest fleeing suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Borno

Troops arrested no fewer than 12 fleeing suspected Boko Haram terrorists in Maiduguri on Thursday, Col. Sani Usman, the acting Director, Army Public Relations, has said.
Usman in a statement on Friday in Abuja, said all the arrested suspects had been handed over to Joint Investigation Committee for further action.

Lol. Powerful pose. Nawa

He hehehehekiekiekiekie..kikikikikiki... Laughing in Yoruba language. Nawa oh. No be small pose.

Presidency says, ex-President Jonathan's account not frozen, allowances still paid to him

Nigeria - The Presidency on Friday said there was no truth in an allegation by some protesters in Bayelsa State that former President Goodluck Jonathan’s bank accounts have been frozen.
It also denied stopping the allowances due to the former president.

VIDEO: Oh myyy... Pakistan train twin blast leaves 8 killed and 19 injured

At least eight people were killed while 19 others injured when two explosions hit a passenger train in Pakistan’s southwest Balochistan province on Friday, local media and officials said. Watch video after the cut>>>

Archbishop Desmond Tutu 'wants right to assisted death'

South Africa's Archbishop Desmond Tutu has revealed that he wants to have the option of an assisted death.
The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and anti-apartheid campaigner said that he did "not wish to be kept alive at all costs", writing in the Washington Post newspaper on his 85th birthday.

OBJ declares: "I am not a member of any political party"

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Nigeria - Former President Olusegun Obasanjo made it known at a function of the National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association, NACTOMORAS, in Abeokuta, the Ogun state capital, stating that he is not a member of any political party and will not join any.

Addressing members of the association, Obasanjo said, 

World Human Physiology Research: Women’s breasts ‘eat’ themselves after breastfeeding. Read how...

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Scientists have identified the molecular switch that causes women’s breasts to stop producing milk when they stop breastfeeding.
The study was published in the journal Developmental Cell.
Once lactation is complete, cells in the breasts devour dead cells that are left over from the breastfeeding process.