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News: Putin Replies Biden's 'Killer' Comment, Fayose: New Date For Trial On Money Laundering Charges

Rivers State : I Will not Jubilate Over $1.5bn Ph Refinery Repair Approval-Wike


Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has said that he will not be jubilating over recent approval of $1.5 billion by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to refurbish the Port Harcourt refinery.


Wike emphasised that an approval does not amount to the release of needed funds, noting that there had been a series of unfulfilled promise concerning the refinery in the past.


The Governor, who spoke on Channels Television’s Politics Today, said that fixing the refinery will create a lot of economic activities and employment for the citizenry.


ICYMI: Kanye West Now Worth $6.6B

This comes barely after a year when Forbes released a document that the rapper’s net worth was close to $1.3 billion after taking into account Kanye’s debt, assets, and expenses.


“It’s $3.3 billion since no one at Forbes knows how to count.” was his witty remark to the publication in a Twitter post.


According to Bloomberg, the 43-year-old rapper’s sneaker and clothing line which is supported by Adidas AG and Gap Inc. is said to be valued between $3.2 billion and $4.7 billion by UBS Group AG, according to media sources.


The new figures signal  that Gap expects its Yeezy line, which it plans to launch by July, to break $150 million in sales in its first full year in 2022, according to the document


Putin Replies Biden's 'Killer' Comment


Speaking at an event marking seven years since Russia’s takeover of Crimea, Putin said Moscow would continue working with Washington but aimed a barb at the US leader.


“It takes one to know one,” Putin said in televised remarks, using a saying from his childhood.


“That’s not just a children’s saying and a joke. There’s a deep psychological meaning in this.


“We always see in another person our own qualities and think that he is the same as us.”


Fayose: Court Fixes New Date To Resume Trial On Money Laundering Charges

A Federal High Court in Lagos State on Thursday adjourned until April 26, the trial of Ayodele Fayose, a former Governor of Ekiti, charged with alleged N6.9 billion money laundering.


The ex-Governor is being prosecuted by the EFCC.


Fayose was first arraigned on October 22, 2018, before Justice Mojisola Olatoregun, alongside his company, Spotless Investment Ltd, on eleven counts bordering on fraud and money laundering offences.


The Yoruba politician had pleaded not guilty to the charges and was granted bail on October 24, 2018, in the sum of N50m with sureties in like sum.


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