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Today's Headlines: Oil Derivation Share Should Increase To 50%; Adeleke didn’t promise me private jet gift -Ooni

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South-South wants oil derivation share increased to 50%

The six states in the South-South geopolitical zone have demanded the upward review of the oil derivation formula from the present 13 per cent to 50 per cent.

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This was as the zone demanded a special status for Cross River State, following the ceding of the Bakassi Peninsula and several oil wells to Cameroon by the Federal Government.

These were among the resolutions of the governors, local government chairmen and people of the zone at the end of a two-day public hearing on the revenue allocation formula review for the South-South organised by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission held in Port Harcourt.

Adeleke didn’t promise me private jet gift -Ooni

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has debunked the rumour that Senator Ademola Adeleke had promised him a private jet gift.

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This is contained in a statement by the Director of Media and Public Affairs of the Ooni of Ife’s Palace, Moses Olafare, on Friday in Ile-Ife.

Olafare admonished the general public to disregard a viral report that stated that a gubernatorial aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party, Senator Ademola Adeleke, during a courtesy visit on Wednesday, promised to procure an aircraft for the Ooni.

EFCC Arraigns Ex-gov’s Aide, Wife For Money Laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday, arraigned Mr Embelakpo Apere and his wife, Beauty, before a Federal High Court sitting in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.

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The couple was arraignment for money laundering allegedly carried out in 2015.

Embelakpo is a former aide on Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) to the then Governor Seriake Dickson.

Following the opposition by Defence counsel, Mr Andrew Arthur, to the arraignment of Embelakpo, the latter’s plea could not taken.

However, the wife, who was arraigned alongside him pleaded not guilty to the seven-count charge preferred against her.

UniMaid Desert Warriors vs AAU Luminaries: Who Will Be Crown 2021 HiFL Champions ?

All eyes are on the 2021 Higher Institution Football League (HiFL) final coming up at the Yaba College of Technology Sports Pavilion this weekend, with the sickeningly clash between University of Maiduguri Desert Warriors FC and FC Luminaries of Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba.

This unprecedented final pits the most prolific attack against the meanest defence in the competition.

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The two teams are seeking to win the collegiate football league title for the first time.

The UNIMAID Desert Warriors so far have a perfect record in the competition, scoring 11 goals from the round of 16. This high-flying performance allowed the North-east side to reach the final of the collegiate football tournament for the first time since inception of the competition.

For Coach Joseph Abuo-led AAUA Luminaries, are in the final as the least goal conceding side in the competition and the first State University to State University to play in the final.

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