NEWS: Nigeria wins seventh African Youth Championship title, INEC’s Card Reader Stolen in Zamfara and more News…..

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Nigeria wins Seventh AYC title

Nigeria on Sunday became the first side to win the African Youth Championship for the seventh time after beating hosts Senegal 1-0 in the final of the 2015 edition at the Leopold Sedar Senghor Stadium, Dakar..

Musa Muhammed, Nigeria’s captain won the tournament’s Most Valuable Player and Highest Goal Scorer’s awards after he scored four goals.

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INEC’s Card Reader Stolen in Zamfara

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Zamfara State has lost one card reader during the training of ad hoc staff in Anka Local Government Area, an official has confirmed.

The incident was confirmed yesterday by the INEC Head of Voter Education and Publicity in the state, Alhaji Garba Galadima, he said security agents were investigating the matter.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, DSP Sunusi Amiru, said the police had already arrested some suspects in connection with the stolen machine and he called on members of the public to cooperate with security agents and the INEC to ensure successful elections.

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Kidnappers Release C’River LP National Assembly Candidate

Mr. Dominic Aqua Edem,  the Labour Party (LP) candidate for the Calabar South/Akpabuyo/Bakassi/Federal Constituency in Cross River State, who was abducted by unknown gunmen on the 15th of March has regained his freedom.

He was released on Saturday night, though it was not clear if any ransom was paid for his freedom.

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How my facebook lover died — Suspect

Mr. Christopher Ezekiel, who is currently in the Lagos State Investigation Department, SCID, Panti, Yaba undergoing investigation over the death of his facebook lover, Adekemi Faboro, has revealed how she died.

While recounting the incident that led to the victim’s death, he said: “I met her online sometime between September and October 2014 on face book and we began to chat. On that fateful evening, we went out, spent quality time together and later retired to her apartment and slept.

‘’At about midnight, she began to complain about headache and then she started coughing. It was when the coughing persisted that I had to go and knock on her next neighbours’ door to help me locate a nearby hospital, with the help of her neighbours, we went to a nearby private hospital and we were later referred to the general hospital. With the assistance of her neighbours, we made it to Ifako General Hospital in Ogba. By the time they began to attend to her, she had passed on.”

The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Kenneth Nwosu, while confirming the report said an autopsy would soon be conducted to determine the actual cause of the victim’s death as investigation continues.

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