Vanguard Latest News Monday 11th November 2019

Vanguard Latest News Monday 11th November 2019

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INSECURITY: We have never had it so bad — Senator Olujimi

FORMER Deputy Governor of Ekiti State, Senator Biodun Olujimi, represented Ekiti South Senatorial District in the 8th Senate. Being a member of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Caucus at the beginning of the 8th Senate, she was the deputy minority whip and later Senate Minority Leader. She was the only female among the principal officers of the immediate past Senate. Prior to her coming to the Senate, she was a special assistant to then governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti and later elected as a member, House of Representatives. As the 9th Senate took off, Olujimi could not resume and be inaugurated because she was not declared the winner by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, she went to the Tribunal and won. Only last week, the Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna nullified the election of Spokesman of the Senate, Senator Dayo Adeyeye, her main opponent and ordered INEC to issue her certificate of return. In this interview, Senator Olujimi speaks on burning national issues, the Court of Appeal verdict, and her agenda in the 9th Senate among others.
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We ‘ll partner with traditional rulers, others in governance — Lyon

THE  All Progressive Congress, APC, Candidate, Chief David Lyon, has promised to adopt direct interactions with traditional rulers and the people of the state through visits and town hall meeting with communities over issues of insecurity and governance, if elected.
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Obeisance to Customs, the new power house

A MAN who identified himself as a traditional ruler, strolled with a swag  through Immigration at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. He then walked towards Customs and was stopped. An officer pointed out he was carrying a pack that suggested he bought a pair of shoes abroad. He confirmed he did. He was asked to produce the shoes. He pointed at his feet: those were what he was wearing. The Customs said it was an item he has to pay duty on.
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Liverpool 3-1 Man City: Ruthless Reds take command of title race

Liverpool ruthlessly dispatched title rivals Manchester City 3-1 in a barnstorming clash at Anfield to open up a commanding eight-point gap at the top of the Premier League.
Fabinho rifled the Reds into a sixth-minute lead moments after the visitors were left seething when Trent Alexander-Arnold was not punished for a seeming handball in the penalty area.
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Fabinho rifled the Reds into a sixth-minute lead moments after the visitors were left seething when Trent Alexander-Arnold was not punished for a seeming handball in the penalty area.
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Forex accruals: Finally, state governors remove their blinkers!!

“T he 36 state governors intend  to demand that “their states’ share and those of the local governments from the Federation account” revenue accruals be distributed in the selfsame currency collected. That intention is borne out of dissatisfaction with net Federation Account (FA) oil export proceeds made available for distribution among beneficiaries, after the unilateral deductions by NNPC of amounts to offset self-styled petrol price under-recovery”. (Guardian Newspaper Editorial of October 28, 2019, titled “Pay Federation Account Oil Accruals in dollars”).
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Romania presidential vote may head to November 24 runoff

Exit polls from Sunday’s balloting showed a runoff will be needed Nov. 24 to decide Romania’s presidential contest.
Official results are not expected before Monday, though two exit polls found centre-right President Klaus Iohannis collecting nearly 40% of the votes, followed by Viorica Dancila, the recently ousted prime minister, with around 22%. A candidate needs more than 50% of the votes to win the election outright.
“Exit polls show that millions of Romanians in the country and abroad voted for our project, for a normal Romania,” said Iohannis, who is seeking a second five-year term.
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Australia state declares fire emergency after 150 homes lost

Australia’s most populous state declared a fire emergency on Monday with worsening conditions expected after wildfires have already claimed three lives and more than 150 homes.
New South Wales state Emergency Services Minister David Elliott said residents were facing what “could be the most dangerous bushfire week this nation has ever seen.”
Fires in the state’s northeast have razed more than 850,000 hectares (3,300 square miles) of forest and farmland since Friday.
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Trump to confront Turkey about buying Russian defense system

United States President, Donald Trump will confront Turkey’s leader about his decision to buy a Russian air defence system when they meet this week at the White House amid strained relations between the two NATO allies.
Trump’s national security adviser, Robert O’Brien, said Sunday that the United States is still “very upset” by the move to purchase the Russian S-400 system. The U.S. says the system is not compatible with NATO forces and could compromise the F-35 fighter jet program and aid Russian intelligence.
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Thousands march against Islamophobia in France

No lesser than 10,000 people took to the streets of the French capital on Sunday to express their unsatisfaction at hostility toward Islam and discrimination against Muslims, two weeks after an elderly gunman with far-right links injured two men at a mosque of the southwestern city of Bayonne.
The demonstrations were called by left-wing organisations and media outlets, and also received backing from various Muslim groups.
The rallies were somewhat controversial, with some critics saying that several of the groups behind them had radical Muslims or Salafists among their members.
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Speeding Porsche crashes into second storey after losing control

A Porsche vehicle on Sunday flew into the second storey of a building after which two people in the car died.
The car according to the New Jersey, USA police lost control die to over speeding and launched off an embarkment which saw it flew into the second storey of the building.
The car, a red Porsche Boxster convertible, was “travelling at a high rate of speed” when it hit a median and eventually crash-landed into the second-story offices of Exit Realty Elite, CNN report.
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