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Senator Ubah emerges Anambra FA Chairman

By Kamen Chuks Ogbonna The major stakeholders of football in Anambra  state comprising of all the local govt F.A chairmen,the referees chairman,observers  etc yesterday had a congress which is the constitutional requirement at the tail end of every tenure in preparation to ushering in a new tenure of executives for the  Association.  This process culminated yesterday evening with the unanimous election of Senator Dr Ifeanyi Ubah with a fresh mandate to continue from where he stopped in the last dispensation as the Chairman of Anambra Football Association. Immediately after the election, the Senator who  was a bit surprised by their gesture expressed joy, that his efforts in the past was appreciated, and assured them that he will not abandon them at this point in time but will rather take up the task with vigour in the quest to achieve maximum impact by tapping fully into the potentials that abound in football driven economy and by so doing further empower our talented youths by helping

Reason Why CAC Withdrew Registration Certificate Of Ohaneze, Arewa, Other Groups.

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has withdrawn the registration certificate of Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and other socio-cultural groups in Nigeria. Disclosing this at the weekend in Abuja, the Registrar General of CAC, Mr Garba Abubakar, said the measure was part of the reforms the Commission was putting in place to subject such applications to thorough scrutiny following security threats that may arise from such registrations. The RG noted that the reforms are a measure put together to sanitise the Commission operations which lead to the recent withdrawal of the certificate of registration earlier issued to Ohaneze Ndigbo General Assembly. He said: “Yes, we have withdrawn the certificate of Ohanaeze Ndigbo General Assembly because the certificate should not have been issued in the first instance. “We have an established protocol that all organisations; a, religious with political implication should be referred for security clearance be

Okorocha denies any alliance with Ihedioha, against Uzodinma

Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, says he has not made any form of alliance with his predecessor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha, against the current Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma. Okorocha while reacting to allegations made by the Director, New Media, who pointed fingers to an alliance with Ihedioha. In a statement by Sam Onwuemedo, media adviser to the former Governor, reads thus  “To say the least, Okorocha is not in alliance with Ihedioha for crafting to remove Governor Uzodinma or for any other reason. Those behind the story should stop making mockery of the APC or the State” Part of the statement reads “Senator Rochas Okorocha cannot destroy what he had labored to build at the risk of his political Career. He planted the seed of APC in Imo, nurtured it to maturity and it has continued to bear fruits. Those who have benefited from this vision only need to appreciate and acknowledge who God used to make it possible. Since 2013, the story of APC in Imo has remained Okorocha’s Cre

Osun festival: Ooni says it’s unfair to call devotees idol worshippers

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enita Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has said it is unfair to call Osun devotees idol worshippers. The monarch also said the countries will overcome the COVID-19 pandemic. He made the pronouncements while playing host to Osun devotees in his palace, as the ancient city celebrated the Osun festival on Saturday. Ogunwusi, who admitted that the pandemic was still ravaging the country, urged Nigerians to always observe laid down precautionary measures and avoid circulation of fake news His words: “Unlike the way we used to have it in Ife, we were forced to restrict this celebration which is a major festival in Ife. “Our restriction made us to ensure that we don’t create more problems, while trying to solve the one at hand. “Osun festival, as the world knows, is the celebration of water and we all know that water is life. “We’re using this instance to reconnect with our creator through nature to cleanse the world, and especially to end the pandemic. “We are remembering our