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Pinnick Clinches FIFA Council Seat

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Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick has been elected into the FIFA council, following an election conducted on Friday in Rabat, Morocco.

Pinnick picked the seat after defeating his sole rival and incumbent occupant, Walter Nyamilandu of Malawi by 43 to 8 votes at the the 43rd Ordinary and Elective General Assembly of CAF, in Morocco.

Four of Pinnick’s five rivals, Lamin Kaba Bajo (The Gambia), Wallace Karia (Tanzania), Nick Mwendwa (Kenya) and Andrew Kamanga (Zambia) threw in the towel before the vote and opted to back the Nigerian.

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“I Chose Kano To Prove That We Are One” – Tinubu

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National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that he chose Kano as the host city of his annual colloquium to demonstrate the unity of Nigeria.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that the former Lagos state Governor said he chose the economic nerve center of northern Nigeria to show that Fulanis and Yorubas are one, thereby berating the the already raging secessionist agenda.

“It is to demonstrate to Nigerians at this critical time. It is because there is a Fulani man, a herder man who gave his daughter to a farmer, Yoruba man. And that Fulani, that Yoruba, and some people are agitating wrongly”, Tinubu Said, Making reference to the marriage of the daughter of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, to the son of the late ex-Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi, which took place in Kano in 2018

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NANCES Commends AbdulRazaq Over Appointment, Hijab Controversy

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The National President, National Association of Nigerian Colleges of Education Students (NANCES), Comr. Amb. Mahmud Abubakar has commended the Kwara state Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq over the appointment of Miss Adeyi Kaosara into his cabinet, and the way the governor has handled the Hijab saga in the state.

A statement from the NANCES presidency obtained by the FidelinfoNews also called for peaceful coexistence amongst religious and ethnic groups in the state.

“I join the league of Kwarans and Nigerians across the world who continue to sue for peaceful co-existance between all ethnic and religious groups in the State and across Nigeria reiterating that our diversity must always be positively exploited and used as an inspiration for our collective growth and development as a State and Nation. We do not need a reason to be divided now but every reason to stand united in the light of the multiple storms staring us in the face as Citizens” the statement read.

It added that “It is an exciting sight to behold that yet again our Children/Wards can learn together in the same classrooms and play fields devoid of prejudice of any kind or form; this is the foundation they need to build the future we all desire for Kwara and Nigeria”.

The statement also commended the ‘people driven leadership orientation’ of the governor, which has redefined the status of the state.

“Your sustained commitment to the involvement of Youths in governance which you re-affirmed with the nomination of Kaosarah Adeyi (A Kwara Youth of high repute and great substance) as Senior Special Assistant on Youth Engagements further defines your clear vision to get youths involved in the rebuilding and rebranding of the Kwara they will own tomorrow”, the statement added.

The NANCES President further stated “I wish to reiterate my Commitment to continue to use my experience and position as a youth leader and activist to support all pro-development campaigns to grow Kwara and Nigeria. I make the Clarion call to all Youths across Nigeria to do same, now more than ever before is the time to channel our energy to the cause of helping rediscover our country and making it all she can and should be”.

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Kwara State Government Rejects Industrial Court Judgement, Set To Appeal

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The Kwara State Government has rejected Thursday’s Judgement of the National Industrial court, on the dissolution of some commissions.

The FidelinfoNews gathered that the affected commissions in the Judgement are the Civil Service Commission, the Kwara State House of Assembly Commission and the Kwara Independent Electoral Commission.

A statement by the press secretary, Ministry of Justice Oyinloye Olushola said “The government rejects the judgment and will be appealing same. The appeal will involve an application for a stay of execution of the judgment of the Honourable Court”.

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