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UNIPORT students disrupt ASUU meeting IPPIS.

in the reportthe secretariat of the Academic Staff Union of University, UNIPORT Branch, when a group of students under the auspices of the Students’ Union Government invaded the meeting of ASUU members.

The lecturers were preparing to brief newsmen on the vexed issue of the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System at 10.30 am when the students invaded the auditorium of the secretariat.

When some of the lecturers opted to lock the door to stop the students from disrupting the ASUU media briefing, the Chairman, UNIPORT Branch of the union advised them against doing so.

The placard-bearing students immediately gained entry and began a long session of solidarity song against their lecturers, who belonged to ASUU.

ASUU members were forced to leave the secretariat and move to another venue outside the university for the press conference.

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A little girl of 23-year-old lady caught with 23 ATM cards hidden in her genitals

A 23-year-old lady, Halima Juma, was arrested with 23 ATM cards allegedly tucked inside her private parts.

Police in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, said they suspected her of stealing money from bank users after illegally obtaining their ATM cards, k24TV has reported.

Halima was reportedly arrested on Tuesday at a bank ATM gallery in Mbagala area of Dar es Salaam, when a bank official saw her use different ATM cards of the same bank to withdraw money from ATMs.

“After being busted, Halima, a resident of Chalinze, tried to escape, but she was cornered by the bank’s security guards, who handed her over to police,” the medium reported.

“A body search conducted on her yielded 23 ATM cards that had been hidden in her private parts.

“The cards were of nine different banks, including: Equity, Diamond Trust Bank, CFC Stanbic, NBC, CRDB (the country’s leading bank), NMB, Amana, Posta and ACB,” the report added.

Dar es Salaam regional police boss, Lazaro Mambosasa, confirmed the incident, saying Halima was caught on several surveillance cameras entering different ATM rooms, and withdrawing large sums of money using the different ATM cards.

He said Halima had confessed to being part of an ATM cards-theft syndicate.

Halima said the syndicate did not involve any of the country’s bank employees.

Manchester City to keep Guardiola for years to come, says chairman

Mancheter City manager Pep Guardiola (AFP Photo)

Manchester City wants to keep Pep Guardiola at the helm for many years to come, says the English champions chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak.

Guardiola — who stayed for four seasons with Barcelona and three terms with Bayern Munich — took over at City in 2016 and is under contract till 2021.

The Spaniard — who has guided City to successive league titles and an unprecedented domestic treble last term — nipped speculation in the bud that he would leave at the end of this campaign by saying last week he wanted to stay longer.

This season has been a testing one for him in the title race, though, with Liverpool holding a nine-point lead over City with just over a third of the campaign gone.

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president Buhari expresses sadness over death of 13 military personnel in Mali

pesident muhammadu buhari

President Buhari has expressed shock and sadness over the death of 13 French soldiers in Mali on Tuesday after a helicopter accident during an operation against terrorists in the country.

The Nigerian leader made his feelings known in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Wednesday.

Reacting to the incident, President Buhari said: “I am deeply saddened by the news of this helicopter accident that claimed the lives of 13 French soldiers during an operation against the terrorists in the country.”

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$1m scam: EFCC arrests Kirikiri prison controller, doctor for procuring medical report

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has arrested the Deputy Controller of Kirikiri maximum correctional centre, Emmanuel Oluwaniyi and Hemeson Edwin, also a DC, for allegedly procuring an exaggerated medical report for a suspected cyber scammer, Olusegun Aroke.

Aroke, who is serving a 24-year jail term was allegedly given a referral for treatment outside the facility during which he pulled a $1 million scam.

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Wizkid,Davido, Others Shower Burna Boy With Praises After Grammy Awards Nomination

In the list released on Wednesday, Burna’s ‘African Giant’ album was nominated in the ‘Best World Music category.’

Nigerian musicians have continued to shower praises on Hip-hop artiste – Damini Ogulu popularly known as Burna Boy – after he was nominated for the 2020 Grammy Awards.

In the list released on Wednesday, Burna’s ‘African Giant’ album was nominated in the ‘Best World Music category.’

The nomination is for albums containing at least 51 per cent playing time of new vocal or instrumental world music recordings.

Celebrating with the artiste over the feat, Banky W in a tweet said, “Our African giant has been nominated for a Grammy!

“Congratulations to @burnaboy, his mom and the entire team.

“Amazing and well deserved. Anything is possible with a little bit of faith and a lot of hard work. So happy for him.”

Also reacting to the announcement, ace music producer, Don Jazzy, said, “Congrats to the African giant @burnaboy on the Grammy nomination.

“Congrats on having the most amazing couple of years. The Grammy is actually just the icing on the already juicy cake.”

Adding his voice to the flurry of encomiums for Burna, Davido said, “Congrats @burnaboy, you deserve more than a nomination.”

It was the same for Wizkid, who said, “King Burna!! Congratulations blood! You deserve everything and more.”


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Gbajabiamila swears in Samson Okwu from Benue, Obinna Chidoka from Anambra and Chinedu Ogah of Ebonyi to be among the members of House of Representative.

The House of Representatives, led by its speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has made some replacements after some members of the lower chambers were sacked by court order in various states in the country. Gbajabiamila, during the plenary of the House on Tuesday, November 19, conducted a swearing in ceremony for Samson Okwu from Benue, Obinna Chidoka from Anambra and Chinedu Ogah of Ebonyi state.

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Lionel Messi involved in bust up:Argentina vs Uruguay: Edinson Cavani.

Argentina vs Uruguay’s international friendly match ended 2-2 in Israel – Edinson Cavani and Lionel Messi were both involved in a bust up on the pitch – The PSG star was said to have called Lionel Messi out for a fight after an argument Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi was involved in a bust up on the pitch with Edinson Cavani during Argentina’s 2-2 international friendly match draw against Uruguay. Lionel Messi was challenged which made him angry with Edinson Cavani and these two players were then involved in serious argument on the pitch. According to Argentine newspaper, Ole, Edinson Cavani was spotted on camera telling Lionel Messi during the match to fight him.

Pope to visit Hiroshima on anti-nuclear weapon mission

Pope Francis, who years ago hoped to be a missionary in Japan, travels to the sites of the world’s only atomic attacks this week seeking a ban on nuclear weapons.

The Argentine pontiff, 82, flies to Asia on Tuesday, where he will first visit Thailand and then Japan, including the two cities destroyed by devastating US nuclear attacks during the Second World War.

Despite both countries having less than 0.6 percent Catholic populations, Francis is thirsty for interreligious dialogue with them.

He will arrive in Thailand on Wednesday before flying on to Japan on Saturday, where he will stay until November 26.

Sunday is set to be a marathon day with visits to Nagasaki and Hiroshima, where at least 74,000 people and 140,000 people respectively were killed by the atomic bombs attacks.

The August 6, 1945 bombing of Hiroshima and of Nagasaki three days later contributed to Japan’s surrender and the end of the Second World War on August 15, months after Nazi Germany capitulated.

Father Yoshio Kajiyama, director of the Jesuit social centre in Tokyo, was born in Hiroshima shortly after the war and is eagerly awaiting the pope’s anti-nuclear speech.

“My grandfather died the day of the bomb in Hiroshima, I never knew him. Four days later my aunt died when she was 15 years old,” said the 64-year-old.

“If you grow up in Hiroshima, you can’t forget the bomb.”

No nukes message
The pope will make “as vigorous an appeal as possible in favour of concerted measures to completely eliminate nuclear weapons,” Vatican number two Cardinal Pietro Parolin told the United Nations in September.

“Using atomic energy to wage war is immoral,” the head of the world’s 1.3 billion Catholics told Japanese television in September.

A previous member of Japan’s diplomatic mission to the Vatican, Shigeru Tokuyasu, said he hopes the visit will pull the world back from “the globalisation of indifference” over nuclear weapons.

But, said Tokuyasu, the pope should avoid discussing the politically sensitive issue of nuclear energy.

Francis is als to meet victims of the devastating 2011 earthquake that struck northeastern Japan and the subsequent tsunami that between them killed 18,500 people and sparked the nuclear power catastrophe at Fukushima.

Fear of nuclear war
Francis is used to railing against countries that make money from weapons and has already voiced his fear of a nuclear war.

In January last year, he printed cards with a photo of a Nagasaki bomb victim, inscribing the words “the fruit of war” above his signature.

The 1945 photo, captured by American photographer Joe O’Donnell, showed a small boy standing ramrod straight carrying his dead younger brother on his back while waiting for his turn at a cremation site.

The late pope John Paul II visited Japan in 1981, where at Hiroshima’s peace monument he pointed to war as “the work of man”.

In August, the city of Hiroshima called on Japan to sign the UN treaty calling for a ban on nuclear weapons, something that all the world’s nuclear powers have refused to do.

Japan, with its pacifist post-war constitution, adhered in 1967 to the principle of “not producing, possessing or allowing nuclear weapons on its territory,” despite counting on the US nuclear umbrella for protection.

Multiethnic Thailand
Before arriving in Thailand on Wednesday, the pope praised the “multiethnic nation” which “has worked to promote harmony and peaceful coexistence, not only among its habitants but throughout Southeast Asia.”

In a video message to the Thai people, the pope said he hoped to “strengthen ties of friendship” with Buddhists.

Since Francis’ election six years ago, he has made two trips to Asia, visiting the Philippines and Sri Lanka in 2014, followed by Myanmar and Bangladesh in 2017.

On Thursday in Bangkok, the pontiff is to pay a visit to supreme patriarch Somdej Phra Maha Muneewong at a Buddhist temple.