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Imo APC Turns Suspension Ground As Nlemigbo, Nwafor Suspend Selves From Party

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The leadership crisis rocking the Imo State chapter of the APC may not end soon as two factions have begun to suspend the supposed leaders at the State.

In a letter termed Letter of suspension signed by Nlemigbo in his capacity as the caretaker committee chairman of the APC in Imo and made available to Lead, the leadership of the Umunoha/Azara ward in Mbaitoli Local Government revealed that Hon Daniel Nwafor has been suspended from the ward as a member of the APC.

As contained in the said letter dated 31st August, the said Nwafor was suspended over allegations of insubordination amongst other anti-party activities.

On the other side of the coin, the leadership of the Ezinihitte ward in Mbaitoli Local Government has suspended Marcellinus Nlemigbo from the APC.

In a letter of suspension dated 3rd January 2018 as signed by the ward chairman, Opara Henry, the ward Secretary Clinton Gbamant amongst other Executive members and made available to Lead, Nlemigbo was suspended over anti-party activities amongst others.

In the same manner, the said suspension of Nlemigbo by his immediate Ezinihitte was further ratified by the Mbaitoli Leadership of the APC.

In a letter dated 11th of January 2019, signed by the APC Local Government acting chairman, Onyema Godson as well as Secretary Chuks Opara, the party upon ratification of the suspension made it clear that they had forwarded the same to the leadership of the party in the State.

It would be recalled that the leadership crisis rocking the APC in Imo started in 2018, when the NWC under the leadership of the Adams Oshimohole then dissolved the Imo State SWC led by Dan Nwafor and constituted the controversial caretaker led by Nlemigbo.

Dissatisfied with the said dissolution, Nwafor and his Exco proceeded to court where they got a favorable judgment stopping the other party from interrupting Nwafor’s leadership on the ground that his tenure at the said time had not expired.

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Trump Vacates White House

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Outgoing President of the United States of America, Donald Trump has left the Presidential House, The White House, today, January 20, 2021.

Trump took off from the lawn of the White House accompanied by his wife Melania.

The helicopter which carried the recent ex-president took him around the surroundings of the White House to give him a final view before its arrival at Joint Base Andrews.

The event occurred ahead of the swearing in of incoming President Joe Biden and incoming Vice President Kamala Harris.

Also Read: American Rappers, Lil Wayne and Kodak Black, Receives Pardon from Trump.

Biden who took the lead against Trump at the US Presidential election of November 3, 2020, will be sworn-in today at 17:00 GMT.

Trump will not grace the occasion as he has continually maintained his claim that the election was stolen from him.

The inauguration will, nonetheless, be graced by the outgoing Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell and other GOP leaders.

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FCMB demotes Adam Nuru, appoints Yemisi Edun as acting Managing Director

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The First City Monument Bank (FCMB) has announced the appointment of Yemisi Edun as its acting managing director.

Edun takes over the running of the bank from the Managing Director, Adam Nuru, who on Tuesday, January 5, proceeded on leave amid allegations of marital infidelity involving him and former staff of the bank, Moyo Thomas. There are allegations that Moyo’s estranged husband, Tunde Thomas, 45, died on December 16, 2020, from a heart attack after battling with depression upon discovering that the two children from their marriage were allegedly fathered by Mr Nuru.

A statement from the bank announcing Edun’s appointment reads in part

“In line with normal corporate practice, Mrs Yemisi Edun is acting as the managing director of FCMB in the interim period while Mr Adam Nuru is on leave, and the Board conducts its review of the allegations.

She has not been appointed as the substantive Managing Director. As and when the Board completes its review of the allegations, we will provide an update.”

Edun has hitherto been the bank’s executive director, finance.

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Teacher fakes her own kidnap in Kwara to extort N250, 000 from her father

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The police in Kwara state have arrested a 24-year-old teacher, Medinat Ibrahim,  for allegedly faking her own kidnap just to extort N250, 000 from her father.

Medinat, who was paraded alongside two other suspects identified as Amudalat Wahab (30) and Hammed Lekan (28) said she committed the crime to raise money to settle a debt which accrued from the monthly contribution at the private school where she serves as a teacher.

She alleged she was maltreated by her stepmother who also caused friction between her and her father, adding that she decided to fake her own kidnap to get money to offset debts she incurred during COVID-19 lockdown.

I teach in a private school where I was paid N15,000. We organised monthly contribution which I collected and invested in a business, but when COVID-19 broke out, our salary was stopped, I could no longer continue with the contribution.

“Those who were in the group continued to mount pressure on me to pay up my own contribution and there is nowhere that I could get the money. So I decided to go and hide in my sister’s place and I told someone to call my father on phone that I was kidnapped and demanded a ransom of N250,000 which was paid to my friend’s account.” she said

Parading her before newsmen, the state Commissioner of Police, Muhammed Bagega, said Medinat conspired with her elder sister, Amudalat Wahab, and one Hammed Lekan to arrange her kindap and they have both been arrested as well.

The CP said a bank account, belonging to one Hammed Lekan, was used to cash the N250,000.

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