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STOP THE INSULT ON CHARVON

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By Emma Chukwu

On Monday this week, the National Newsbreak newspaper carried a story with the headline “Owerri Zone APC leaders blast Chavon’.

Ordinarily, one would have chosen to ignore the nonsense written by the said newspaper, but considering the personality of Prince Charles Amadi and the height he has attained in politics, it is very important to set the record straight, so that the public is not mislead to accept that newspaper publication as true.

First and foremost, it is very necessary to know who Prince Charles Amadi (CHARVON’) is. Prince Amadi is a great and Noble son of Ikeduru, an oil magnet, politician and philanthropist who has been outstanding in every effort to make Owerri Zone great.

Prince Amadi no doubt is not a person to be insulted on the pages of Newspaper without a reaction from those who know him as great son of Ikeduru and Imo who has paid his dues in the political story of the state.

To call this noble son of Owerri zone a blackmailer and betrayer are, to say the least a condemnable label undeserving of a person of high integrity like him.

It could only be interpreted as a futile attempt by political attention seekers to say such things.

By every standard Prince Amadi cannot be justifiably described as a blackmailer and betrayer who will stand in the way of the progress of Owerri zone.

Therefore it is a total show of disrespect for Dr. Ekechi or Chief Obiyo to say unpleasant things on a man who has stood for APC.

The position of TOE EKECHI and Chief Obiyo cannot be said to be the position of leaders of the party from Owerri Zone. The State party chairman, Prince Marcellinus Nlemigbo and the apex leader, Prince Lemmy Akakem spoke glowingly of Prince Amadi and majority supported them, therefore such uncomplimentary remarks of minority have no effect whatsoever. 

Lest we forget, Prince Amadi contributed largely to the victory of APC in Ikeduru that the People’s Democratic Party PDP, lost ground, not minding the presence of national figures of the party from Ikeduru. Why on earth should any right thinking man from the zone cast aspersion on the integrity of a man like Prince Amadi?

Where were they when Prince Amadi donated one million naira each to APC candidates for House of Assembly and Federal House of Reps candidates who were for Hope Uzodinma during the election?

Prince Amadi has been a strong supporter of the Uzodinma government and he has not done it with double mind. He has remained in the state to ensure that the Uzodinma government succeeds. Therefore, what is wrong if he is made the chairman of the reception to be organized for Governor Uzodinma?

Again where were they when Prince Amadi stood behind Uzodinma to reclaim his mandate? Time has come for reason to prevail. 

Prince Amadi being the Chairman of the reception is in recognition of how strongly he has stood behind the Uzodinma government.

While it would be childish to make financial comparison as to how much he has or does not have, evidence on ground shows a man of strong financial means long before Okorocha emerged as governor. His financial contributions to pro- Uzodinma project cannot be ignored by any sincere son or daughter of Owerri zone and Imo State.

For anyone to question the qualification of CHAVON to be the Chairman of a reception party for Uzodinma amounts to veiled attempt to put the government in bad light.

For the purpose of education, anybody supporting APC should endeavour to be close to the government of the day without paying loyalty from a distance. Politics of bitterness should be eschewed and Prince Amadi does not play that kind of politics.

A man of Prince Amadi’s integrity should not in any manner be castigated by anyone who has the interest of the Uzodinma government at heart.

Prince Amadi is not a betrayer, but a great son of Owerri zone who has staked fortunes to promote the progress of Owerri zone and Imo State and he should not be attacked in the manner done by the promoters of the media attack. It was high time politics of integrity is played and accord respect to the man who deserves respect.

Prince Charles Amadi is a loyal party man who has the following to be reckoned with.

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Leicester City Beat Chelsea to Lead English Premier League.

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Leicester City claimed top position in the ongoing 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) on Tuesday with a 2-0 win against the Blues at the King Power Stadium.

Wilfred Ndidi fired the hosts forward after six minutes and James Maddison added the second four minutes before half time to secure the victory.

Leicester City, shock champions in 2016, are currently ahead of previous leaders Manchester United by one point with a total of 38 points, while Chelsea have slipped to eighth place on 29 points.

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Manchester United have a game close by on Leicester City while Manchester City are third, three points behind the leading club, Leicester City, having played two matches less.

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers played down their position by saying it’s “very much early” to refer to them as Premier League title contenders.

“Nobody is going through the motions; however, it shows in the initial segment of the season consistency has been good and performance levels have been exceptionally high,” Rodgers said.

“We looked exceptionally dangerous in the game. Two very good goals. We truly merited it.”

Chelsea was shocked from the beginning against Leicester City when Ndidi’s strike from the edge of the penalty box slammed off the post to place the hosts in charge of the game.

Chelsea was given a penalty kick when Jonny Evans tripped Christian Pulisic, but the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) ruled the foul was outside the area.

“I thought it was a penalty kick however I’m not going to incline toward those things. We weren’t the better side,” Lampard said.

“Disappointing goal from a set-piece and the second goal is simply insufficient.”

Leicester City pounced moments after the penalty kick occurrence when Maddison clipped a half-volley past Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy to double Chelsea’s hopelessness before the half time.

The visitors were all in a tight spot in the second half and they were thwarted by VAR again in the 85th minute when Timo Werner’s goal was ruled out for offside.

With Chelsea just winning twice from their last eight games, Lampard conceded he is “worried about the slump.”

“It’s a young team and it’s a big lesson,” he added. “You must get yourself out of the hole.” (dpa/NAN)

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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.

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

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Donald Trump in his last 24 hours in office as the President of the United States of America pardoned more than 100 individuals, including American rappers, Lil Wayne and Kodak Black.

Lil Wayne, born Dwayne Michael Carter Jr, confessed to illegally having a stacked weapon on a private jet while travelling to Miami in December 2020, Billboard.com reports.

Carter is an indicted criminal, coming from a firearm charge in 2007, which implied he was looking at 10 years in jail when condemned on January 28, 2021.

Carter is an indicted criminal, coming from a firearm charge in 2007, which implied he was taking a gander at 10 years in jail when condemned on January 28, 2021.

His exoneration was not really astonishing after the Grammy award winning artist mysteriously endorsed Trump for re-election last October and posed for an image, which he was intensely criticized for via online media.

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“Just had a great meeting with @realdonaldtrump @potus besides what he has done so far with criminal reform, the platinum plan will give the community genuine ownership. He listened to what we had to say today and guarantee that he will and can get it done,” Carter wrote in a Twitter message that included the picture.

On December 23, 2019, an anonymous tip led Miami police officers and federal agents to search Carter’s jet where they found the stacked firearm, notwithstanding purportedly cocaine, ecstasy, marijuana, heroin, pain killers and prescription-strength cough syrup, along alongside almost $26,000 in cash. Carter was not accused of any drug offences.

Also, Kodak Black, born Bill Kahan Kapri, is in government jail after confessing to a firearms ownership charge in the wake of f being detained at the Canadian-American border in March 2020.

Trump additionally acquitted his former campaign manager Steve Bannon, former Detroit Mayor, Kwame Kilpatrick. Nonetheless, Wikileaks’ Julian Assange and Edward Snowden were not on the rundown.

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