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Welcome to the GoldenNewsNg  roundup of the Nigeria Breaking News and Sport New for Today , September 16th, 2020.

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Edo Election: Tinubu Broadcast Pepper Soup-Joint Rant – Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation Minister, has berated the Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Recall that Tinubu had in a broadcast urged Edo people not to vote Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

What I Did After Losing 2019 Election – Saraki

Former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has broken his silence and narrated what transpired after he lost in the 2019 general elections.

Dr. Saraki who spoke on Tuesday during a virtual conference to mark the 2020 International Day of Democracy, said the experience was another lesson for him in politics.

Tinubu urges people of Edo State to reject Godwin Obaseki

Renowned All Progressives Congress leader, Bola Tinubu, says Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State does not deserve a single vote in Saturday’s election.

He, therefore, called on the Edo State people to reject Obaseki who is the flagbearer of the Peoples Democratic Party in the forthcoming elections

The former governor of Lagos State said, “He (Obaseki) does not deserve any democratic ballot paper. Don’t vote for him, I appeal to all of you.”

Why We Must Borrow – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has today justified his government’s borrowing to finance infrastructure.

Buhari who spoke at a meeting with members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC) at the State House, in Abuja, explained that his administration take loans to solve the shortage in infrastructure.

Nnamdi Kanu Gives Buhari Govt Eight Tough Conditions To End Biafra Agitation Forever

The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has reportedly given the Nigerian government led by President Muhammadu Buhari eight tough conditions to end Biafra agitation forever.

reports has it that that Kanu, who is the director of Radio Biafra is agitating for the Republic of Biafra. His group, the IPOB which is also seeking to break away from Nigeria had since been proscribed by the Nigerian government led by President Buhari.


Strike Looms As FG, Labour Talks End In Deadlock

The meeting between the Organised Labour and Federal Government on Monday over the removal of petrol subsidy and the increase in electricity tariffs, ended in a deadlock.

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, who welcomed the labour leaders to the meeting held at the Bouquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, in Abuja, called on stakeholders to join heads and deliberate how Nigeria can survive the economic challenges imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kanayo O Kanayo Called To Bar

Veteran Nollywood actor, Kanayo O Kanayo is now officially a Lawyer based on posts he shared on his Instagram.

The 58 year old has often spoken of his desire to go back to school to get a law degree and it appears he can now cross that off his bucket list.

Alongside a picture in which he was dressed in the traditional lawyer’s regalia he wrote the following, “To God be the Glory, you can now address me as Anayo Modestus Onyekwere Esq MFR ( Barrister of the Supreme Court of Nigeria).read more here 

Lionel Messi Becomes Football Second Billionaire

Lionel Messi has topped Forbes rich list and become only the second footballer to earn $1 billion in his career.

The Barcelona superstar has caught up to longtime rival Cristiano Ronaldo and earned $1 billion before tax.

The six time Ballon d’or winner is set to Messi beats Ronaldo to be be Highest earning footballer of 2020earn $126m this year due to his insane wages and a variety of sponsorship deals. Read More Here 

Tottenham In Talks To Sign Gareth Bale

Gareth Bale’s representatives are in talks with Tottenham Hotspur for a potential loan move from Real Madrid.

If a deal can be agreed before the window closes on October 5th, it is understood Bale would be open to the idea of moving back to the club he spent six wonderful years.

It has been reported that the Wales international representatives are also speaking to other unnamed Premier League club’s, but as of yet no agreement has been reached with Real Madrid. Read more here 

Cardi B files for divorce

Rapper Cardi B has filed for divorce from her husband Offset, whom she has been married to for the past three years.

Cardi B, real name Belcalis Marlenis Almanzar, married the Migos singer Offset, real name Kiari Cepheus, in a secret ceremony in September 2017

The 27-year-old singer made the filing on Tuesday in Atlanta . Read More HERE

That’s the roundup of the Nigeria Breaking News and Sport New for Today , September 16th, 2020.  this morning.

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