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Port Harcourt youth movement demands food items, cash from company to celebrate end of year

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Executives of the Eligbam Youth Movement, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, have written to a company in their community demanding eight bags of rice, one cow, two gallons of groundnut oil, tomatoes, onions and cash of N200,000 for their end of year activity.

In the letter dated November 12 and shared by one Hon Tega Nze, on Wednesday November 17, the group said the items and cash should not be released without the presence of their president.

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The letter reads:

“We the working executive of Eligbam Youth Movement, use the opportunity to thank your management for their understanding and cordial relationship forged with the community in the year 2021.

“In line with the event at the corner, we forward to you our letter for Xmas and the end of the year as we look forward to your response.

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“8 bags of rice, one cow for the community, two gallons of groundnut oil, tomatoes, onions and cash of N200,000

“While thanking you for co-operation and understanding, we wish you a happy stay in our peaceful community.

“NB: No item/cash should be released without the presence of the Eligbam Youth president.”

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Hon. Nze however criticized the youths. He wrote:

“Are you surprised why companies are moving to Lagos? See what a community that should be fighting for companies to come to their area and create opportunities for people wrote to a small firm.

“The annoying part is that, is coming from the youth body that should be encouraging investment.”

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Football manager dies of heart attack while celebrating team’s 92nd minute winner in Egypt

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Adham El Selhadar

An Egyptian second division manager, Adham El-Selhadar has died after suffering a heart attack while celebrating his team’s last minute win.

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The sad incident happened on Thursday, Dec 2, when El-Magd scored a 92nd minute goal to defeat SC El-Zarqa at home.

El Magd manager, El-Selhadar, watched on as his side scored against El-Zarqa in the 92nd minute to progress up to seventh in the table on 14 points in the Egyptian Second League match.

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Amongst all the wild celebrations and drama, coach Adham El-Selhadar collapsed on the sidelines as players and staff ran over to check what had happened.

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He was attended to by medics before being taken to hospital, where he was confirmed dead.

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El-Selhadar had been a professional player in the 1990s, winning the Egyptian Premier League and Egypt Cup before becoming a coach.

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Police arrest officer who killed a rig operator in Osun

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Kabiru Babai

The Osun State Police Command has arrested Sergeant Moses Samuel who fatally shot Kabiru Babai, a rig operator with the Shekeenah Zelter Global Concept at Ota-Efun area in Osogbo.

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WITHIN NIGERIA had reported that there was palpable tension on Friday morning after a police officer shot a truck driver to death at the Ota-Efun area in Osogbo, the Osun state capital.

The police has now revealed Sergeant Moses Samuel as the personnel who fatally shot the rig operator at Ota-Efun area of Osogbo, on Friday, December 3, 2021.

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The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the Command, Yemisi Opalola, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday.

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Opalola said “The Osun State Police Command in its continued efforts to curtail all forms of indiscipline and unprofessionalism, has arrested and detained the police officer, Sgt Moses Samuel who shot one Mallam Kabiru Babai ‘m’ 33years Yesterday, 3rd December 2021 around Kobogbogboe/Ota-efun Area, Osogbo.

“The investigations and disciplinary actions have commenced and the suspect will be arraigned in court after the completion of the orderly room trial to serve as a deterrent to other officers.”

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She explained that the Police Commissioner, Olawale Olokode, has expressed his condolences to the victim’s family and friends and also assured the members of the public that justice will be served in the matter.

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