Today’s 6methodblog sport & Political Morning news – 5th September 2020
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Today’s sport & Political Morning news
Nigerian youths are asset to President Buhari – Akume
Senator George Akume, the Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs on Friday, said that Nigerian youths are an asset to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Akume made this known when he received the All Progressive Congress` National Executive Committee Integrity Group (APC-NEC) members in his office in Abuja.
While congratulating them, Akume applauded the group comprising of young people selected from the six geo-political zones of the country to serve as the vanguard for the APC as a party.
“I must congratulate you for your success in the election in which you emerged as executive members of this group which you formed for the purpose of being the vanguard of the party
“Most of you are young people and young people are the major asset of government and this explains why this administration has placed a lot of emphasis on promoting and advancing the course of the Nigerian youths.
Buhari appoints Mairiga as executive secretary of loans board
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Ibrahim Mairiga as the Executive Secretary, Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB).
The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HOCSF), Folasade Yemi-Esan, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.
He didn’t go to school’, Obaseki attacks Oshiomhole again
Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, said on Friday his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole, had no development plan for the state during his tenure.
Obaseki, who is the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the September 19 election in the state, stated this during his Ward-to-Ward campaign in Ikpoba-Okha local government area of the state.
He said: “Anybody that does not a project plan cannot be a successful governor.
“The people we took over from had no plan. They wake up in the morning and say I want to flag-off that road. There is no plan.”
He also knocked the former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for his lack respect for educated people in Benin.
Obaseki accused the APC of planning violence in a bid to undermine the credibility of the poll.
Uzor Kalu: ‘I can do a good job as Nigeria’s President
The former governor maintains that he’s one of the best persons around to fix an ailing nation
Former Governor of Abia State and current Senate Chief Whip, Orji Uzor Kalu, says he’ll do a decent enough job if given the opportunity to govern Nigeria.
Kalu also promised to build a 20th century economy for Nigeria, even though the rest of the world is in a fast-paced 21st century.
“Yes, if you give me the presidency, why not, I will take it. I am capable of doing the job,” Kalu was quoted as saying by the Sun newspaper.
Today’s sport Morning news
Here all sport happenings In the last 24 hours, team news and latest signings across the world.
Messi agrees to stay in Barcelona
Barcelona fans breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after Lionel Messi ended weeks of speculation by announcing he had decided, with reluctance, to stay at the club.
Messi, who made a shock announcement that he wanted to leave his lifelong club last month, said he would see out his contract until 2021 in order to avoid taking Barca to court.
Former Super Eagle Ajibade Babalade passes on in Ibadan
A member of the Nigeria’s Super Eagles, that won a bronze medals at the 1992 Africa Cup of Nations in Senegal, Ajibade Babalade is dead.
Reports say the ex-Super Eagle who turned 48-years-old on March 29 this year, died of cardiac arrest on Friday, September 4, 2020, in Ibadan, Oyo State.
He was rushed to the University College Hospital, Ibadan, in the afternoon.
Egypt’s AFCON trophy “missing
The Egyptian Football Federation has confirmed that the Africa Cup of Nations trophy has been lost.
The Africa Cup of Nations trophy was permanently retained by Egypt after they won the title three times in a row.
However, Ex-Egyptian Football Association vice-president Ahmed Shobeir earlier revealed that the trophy was discovered missing during preparations to build a museum to house all of the silverware won by the North African nation.
Shobeir, on the ‘On Time Sports’ TV show, said: “Officials of the committee which meets every five years and currently manages the Football Association were surprised that the trophy was not available, in light of their desire to create a museum at the federation headquarters, which would feature the trophy and the national team’s kits.