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Godwin Obaseki wins Edo Governorship elections


The All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate iin Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki has emerged winner of the governorship election held on Wednesday.

He polled a total of 319, 483 votes to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu who garnered 253,173 votes.

Obaseki is the fourth democratically elected governor of the state. He would succeed Comrade Adams Oshiomhole,  whose two term of eight years elapsed on November 11.  Other previously elected governors of the state include Chiefs John Odigie-Oyegun and Lucky Igbinedion. However, Professor Oserheimen Osunbor governed the state for 18 months before the court and order INEC to issue return ticket to the incumbent governor.

In the results declared by the by the Returning Officer, Professor  Kayode Soremekun, the APC  led in  13 out of the 18 local government areas while the led in five council areas.

The local government areas where the APC candidate led include:  Owan West, Egor, Igueben, Uhunmwonde,Ikpoba Okha, Etsako West, Etsako Central,Etsako East, Ovia North East, OwanEast , Akoko Edo and Oredo.  Ize-Iyamu led in Esan North East , Esan West, Orhiomwon, Esan Central and Esan South East.

A breakdown of the result showed that there were a total of 1900223 registered voters, out which only 622039 voters were accredited to vote,representing 32.74 per cent of the registered voters.

The total votes cast was 613244, out of which 582299 votes were valid and 30945 rejected.

However, the PDP agent, Mr Chris Agbomwanegbe refused to sign the result.  He said had earlier protested to Professor Soremekun about the unjustified cancellation of results in some parts of EtsakoCentral and Oredo local government areas, but nothing was done his complaints.  Agbanwanegbe said he cannot be part of absurdity by signing the results.

The former Minister of External Affairsi and PDP chieftain, Chief Tom Ikimi lost his local government, Igueben to the APC.  Other top politicians who lost their local government include former governors of State Chief Lucky Igbinedion and Professor Oserheimen Osunbor, who lost Oredo and Esan West respectively.

Also, the State deputy governor, Pius Odubu failed to deliver Orhiomwon to the APC.

Other top shots who lost their local government areas are the Esama of Benin Kingdom,  Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, the former Chief of Staff to former President Good luck Jonathan,  Chief Mike Oghiadomhe,  PDP chairman, Chief Dan Orbih and APC chairman,  Anslem Ojezua who lost in OviaNorth East, Etsako  central and Esan central respectively .

Before the commencement of announcement of results, deputy governorship candidate of the APC had caused a stir as he stormed the office over alleged issues in nine polling units in three wards in his area Etsako west constuency. There was a mild drama at the security screening point when he insisted the INEC electoral officer would not go in without him. He defied the security cordon led by an ACP. There are issues over those figure.  I need to go in with him to sort things out. I followed him here from Etsako to ensure the correct thing is done.” Not even entreaties from the security agents could sway him. He alleged that results of some units in the ward were cancelled for no reason.

He insisted that he would only let go after briefing the PDP officer.

“Don’t mind them, we have won with a wide margin,” he said as he walked out after a closed door discussion with the INEC official, APC agent 15 minutes later.

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12-year-old boy kills landlady as condition to be initiated into a cult

Ethiope East Local

A 12-year-old boy, who allegedly robbed and killed his landlady at Abraka, Ethiope East Local Government Area, Delta State, yesterday, was among those paraded for various offences by the state Police Command, yesterday.


The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Zanna Mohammed, who briefed reporters on the arrest of over 60 kidnappers, robbers, murderers, cultists and ritualists in the last three weeks, said the teenager confessed that he committed the act because a cult group told him that one of the conditions for initiation was that he must have been involved in a criminal act.

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Super Falcons striker, Asisat Oshoala, comes to Falz defence with regards to statement about glorifying fraudsters

Asisat Oshoala

Nigerian professional footballer, Asisat Oshoala, who plays as a forward in the Chinese Women’s Super league for Dalian Quanjian F.C., took to her Instagram to express deep concern about how people are now proud to be fraudsters.



In Falz’ defense, she insisted fraudsters shouldn’t be glorified.

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Zimbabwean Church leader in s*x scandal as photos naked photos and sex acts with 33 girls is exposed

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A Zimbabwean church leader, Nyasha Light Nyatsungo is enmeshed in a sex scandal and might also be facing legal action, after his ex-girlfriend flooded social media with his nude photo.
It was gathered that the Nyatsungo allegedly sent a nude picture of his Cape Town based ex–side chick, Shingi Mavenge, to his other girlfriend only identified as Beula who later broadcasted it on social media.
According to H-Metro, in an apparent fit of rage, Mavenge posted a WhatsApp chat she had with Nyatsungo’s wife identified as Nyasha Nhahumbi as well as a group chat with some of her former lover’s concubines.
According to Mavenge, she has gotten information that Nyatsungo has at least 33 girlfriends and has ditched his wife of eight years.
She adds that Nyatsungo bedded a girl who was their neighbour as well.
Mavenge said that the church leader’s wife revealed that they even consulted their local pastor in Mutare who failed in his attempts to mend Nyatsungo’s ways.
According to H-Metro, Nyatsungo, a married father of two, has denied ever circulating the picture, labelling Mavenge as a bitter woman whom he just flirted with on Facebook and nothing more.
“This Nyasha guy must be stopped in his tracks. He is going to pay for all the damage that he has done to me. He was the only one who had that leaked picture and I am shocked why he would forward it to some other girl,” fumed Mavhenge who is working on taking legal action.
“I started dating this guy in 2015 and never knew he was married. He lied.”  fumed Mavenge yesterday.
“That guy is full of lies and at some point, we opened a group chat with his wife and some of his girlfriends. He normally targets single mothers” added Mavenge.
H-Metro was furnished with six other cellphone numbers of his girlfriend that include Fadzai, Mutsa, Essy, Juliana, Barbra among others. Mutsa confirmed she once had a relationship with Nyatsungo have since terminated it since she discovered he was married.
Mavenge confirmed they met once in Johannesburg when she had to fly from Cape Town to meet her man sometime in April.
“That night he didn’t even have money. I had to pay the R800 for the accommodation as he had no money. He wanted to have sex with me but I flatly refused. He even wanted it without protection and I said No. he looked terrible with clothes in a plastic shopping bag. I want to write a letter to Pastor Rex who is the head of (the church) in Harare so that this guy be stopped with his tricks and lies,” added Mavenge.
When contacted over the phone in Mutare Nyatsungo confirmed he knew Mavenge but never had a relationship with her.
“I know her and we once flirted on Facebook. We never had a relationship as she is alleging. I don’t know why she is bitter. I haven’t seen the nude pictures she is talking about but I heard about it from Beula. We live in a democratic country. She can go ahead and sue me if she feels her rights have been infringed upon. All the allegations she is making are false and I don’t know her motive in trying to tarnish my image,” said Nyatsungo.
He said he was still with his wife whose phone rang without response yesterday afternoon. Despite his denials, H-metro was furnished with pictures of Nyatsungo and Mavenge, the time they met in April.

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