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Osinbajo off to Niger Delta to checkmate crisis

Osinbajo off to Niger Delta to checkmate crisis

Osinbajo off to Niger Delta to checkmate crisis

In further efforts to address the Niger Delta situation, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, is to visit a number of oil communities in the region.

His visit which is billed to take him across some Niger Delta states begins Monday, January 16, 2017, with a visit to Delta State, after which he is also to visit Bayelsa and Rivers States at a later date to be announced soon.

According to a statement by Laolu Akande, a Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the vice president, at these visits, Osinbajo will lead high-level delegations of the Federal Government that will interact with leaders and representatives of the oil-producing communities.

This, he said is in continuation of ongoing outreach efforts of the Buhari administration towards a long lasting and permanent resolution of the Niger Delta crisis.

“The Buhari presidency is fully committed to having an effective dialogue and positive engagement that will end the crisis in the oil-producing areas, and believes that these visits would further boost the confidence necessary for the attainment of peace and prosperity in the areas and the Nigerian nation in general”, the statement said.

Renewed hostilities in the oil rich Niger Delta area has led to a reduction in the quantity of crude oil coming out of the region, causing a significant reduction to government’s income.

by Ripples Nigeria.

Nollywood actor LEO MEZIE is Alive!!!

Nollywood actor LEO MEZIE is Alive!!!

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Nollywood Actor is Alive!!! after surviving kidney Transplant!

Leo and his Wife, with his family member’s gave their Testimony during thanksgiving services, at Mountain of Fire (MFM) Iju-Ishaga Balogun Zone, Lagos on Sunday (11/12/2016).

The Actor share his experience on how he was been taking from place to the other.

He further said that Doctors even told him that he can’t make it except they change the Two Kidneys and that the Kidneys will last for two to three years.

 

He’s wife had to carry him to Mountain of Fire (MFM) where Pastors start praying and interbreeding for him!

he said he had concluded in his mind that nothing can be done. that he can’t survive it..!

he later agreed to do the Transplant in London.

He said when he got to London, where Transplant will take. the Doctors run several check-ups on him, and  to his amazement the Doctor said there is no need for Transplant, that is Kidneys are okay and in good position!!!

See more photo’s of him and his wife, at the Mountain of Fire (MFM) Thanks giving services.

 

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By Nationgist

Murray guns for first Australian Open title, as Federer, Nadal, Williams return

Murray guns for first Australian Open title, as Federer, Nadal, Williams return

Andy Murray

The Australian Open scheduled for January 16-29, 2017 will have World No. 1 Andy Murray looking to win his first Grand Slam title at the event in Melbourne, which will mark the return of Roger Federer, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal from injury.

Federer has suffered a knee injury; Nadal, a wrist injury; and Williams, a shoulder injury that ruled them out in some part of the 2016 season, but the Tennis world is eager to watch as they stage their return come January.

There is plenty at stake at the Melbourne event!

While Serena Williams will be hoping to win her 23rd Grand Slam singles title to become the most decorated singles player in the Open Era, Novak Djokovic will hope to win the event for a record seventh
time.

But Djokovic will face stiff competition from current world No. 1 Murray, who is vying to win his first title down under, having finished as runner-up on five occasions – 2010, 2011. 2013, 2015 and
2016.

Sources: Ripples

 

UCL: Dortmund set new record in group stage

UCL: Dortmund set new record in group stage

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After holding Real Madrid to a 2-2 draw at Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday, German side Borussia Dortmund have broken a record for scoring most goals in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League.

As the German side fought back from 2-0 down to secure a draw against their group’s first-place rival, they emerged as having scored more goals in the group stages of the Champions League than any other side in history.

The two goals on Wednesday night took their tally to 21 goals in the group stages – a competition record, surpassing Manchester United in 1998-99, Barcelona in 2011-12, 2016-17, and Real Madrid in 2013-14 –
all scoring 20 goals.

Below are the results of the matches played by the German side, from match day 1 to 6:

Legia Warsaw 0-6 Dortmund
Dortmund 2-2 Real Madrid
Sporting 1-2 Dortmund
Dortmund 1-0 Sporting
Dortmund 8-4 Legia Warsaw
Real Madrid 2-2 Dortmund

Ultimately, as the football world await Monday’s draw of Last-16, the German giant will pose a serious threat to any team they’re drawn with in the next round.

Sources: Ripples.