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Oyegun to Tinubu: You can’t remove me


National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun is fighting hard to retain his job.
He pointedly told  National Leader of the party, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu that the national chairman of the ruling party will not be removed on the pages of newspapers.
Oyegun told State House Correspondents, yesterday, that the tone of the open letter addressed to him by Tinubu, last Sunday, was harsh.
He said he had a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Daily Sun exclusively reported on Monday that Oyegun was scheduled to meet with the president this week, after the September 28 Edo governorship primary.
On Monday, October 3, Oyegun and Tinubu met for the first time at the International Conference Center (ICC), venue of the launch of the president’s book Muhammadu Buhari the Challenges of Leadership in Nigeria written by Prof. John Paden.
Asked to speak on the rift between them and if he was going to step down as demanded by Tinubu, Odigie-Oyegun replied: “There is no rift with Asiwaju. We have differences of opinion, differences of perception and, I think that is normal. Yes, I agree that the nature of the statement was a bit harsh.
“The method of getting rid of a national chairman, if that is what I will call it, are spelt out in the (party’s) constitution; they don’t take place on the pages of newspapers.”
On why members of the National Executive Council (NEC) were yet to meet, he assured “they will meet at the appropriate time.”
Oyegun was also asked if he was willing to make U-turn on the contentious Ondo governorship primary since it has caused crisis in the party.
He said:  “It is only INEC that can make U-turn on Ondo”
Tinubu had faulted Odigie-Oyegun’s position on the primary and called for his resignation.
Odigie-Oyegun said the report was with the chairman of the committee.
On allegations that he was behind some youths who protested at the party’s headquarters against alleged highhandedness of Tinubu, the APC’s chairman said, “God forbid! Anybody who knows me knows that that is not my style. I’m equally shocked and I’m going to look into it and find out why and who is behind it.”
Asked if the smile and pleasantries he shared with Tinubu at Buhari’s book launch were genuine, he replied, “do they know how far back our association goes? Do they know that we were in the trenches together in the NADECO days? Why can’t people who have mutual respect for each other have different opinions? All we had was difference of opinions. Yes, it was expressed a bit harshly but, that doesn’t remove the basic fact that we have worked together for a very long time.”
Speaking on the Edo guber election, Oyegun said: “Well, it was a hard fought election that was clear. Two things, really, it was more of a referendum; first on the performance of the governor and second, on the quality of our candidate and, most importantly, considering the economic situation, it was an opportunity for us to measure the continued popularity and acceptability of our president. And, what it indicated was that by and large the people of this country still have faith, confidence in the fact that if there is any one man that can fix their situation, it is president Buhari.”
Meanwhile, the face-off between the two party chieftains worsened yesterday when several anti-Tinubu protesters grounded the national secretariat of the party in Abuja.
The protesters, under the auspices of APC Youths Democratic Frontiers (APCYDF) stormed the headquarters with seven 18-seater buses bearing placards and condemning what they termed the overbearing influence of the former Lagos state governor.
Warning that Tinubu is not God to determine the fate of APC leadership, the youth group also cautioned him to limit his political empire to the South-west region. “Nigeria is bigger than a region or Lagos state.”
Addressing newsmen on Tinubu’s letter to Oyegun, the National Coordinator, Salahudeen A. Lukman, accused Tinubu of undermining the position of Mr. President by incessantly sponsoring the spurious ridicule of his anti-corruption fight.
“Each time fake stories of impropriety is written about these appointees, paid critics and activists on hire are always quick to accuse President Buhari of fighting corruption while surrounding himself with corrupt people but we all know this is far from the truth,” he said.

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

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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

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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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