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Google marks Stephen Keshi’s 56th Birthday

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It was all tears when Nigeria’s National team coach Stephen Keshi died on 7th June 2016. But live moves on. Today marks his 56th birthday and in memorial of him Google.com.ng search engine made a doodle of him.

According to Wiki, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi was a Nigerian football defender and manager. During his playing career, Stephen earned 60 caps for the Nigerian national football team, making him the nation’s second-most capped player at the time of his retirement. As a manager, Keshi achieved success by qualifying Togo for the only FIFA World Cup appearance in its history in 2006.[4] However, he left the position prior to the tournament and was replaced by Otto Pfister. He later coached his native Nigeria, where he became one of only two people, along with Egypt’s Mahmoud El-Gohary, to have won the Africa Cup of Nations as both a player and a coach.

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Thugs disrupt voting in Kano gubernatorial re-run election – (Video)

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Governorship election rerun going on in some polling units in Kano state has been invaded by armed thugs, voters are being sent on their heels.

Thugs disrupt voting in Kano gubernatorial re-run election - (Video)

Video making its way on the internet shows Nigerians at Minjibir polling units running away from a point of attack by thugs.

The images below is from a tweet by a user, @_olayinka with the caption,

@APCNigeria thugs attacked @OfficialPDPNig agents and invaded the entire Polling Units in Kibiya LG.#KanoDecides2019 #KanoRerun.

Thugs disrupt voting in Kano gubernatorial re-run election - (Video)

Thugs disrupt voting in Kano gubernatorial re-run election - (Video)

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AIT owner, Raymond Dokpesi, arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

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The owner of African Independent Television (AIT), Raymond Dokpesi has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe airport for reasons unrevealed.

The news is coming from the verified Twitter account of the television network, they wrote.

“Breaking: Chief Raymond Dokpesi has been arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport on return from medical treatment /operation at the American Hospital Dubai. Reasons have not been given yet for the arrest”.

AIT owner, Raymond Dokpesi, arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

Following the news, Chief Raymond has been released, according to the update from AIT.


UPDATE: Media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi, has been released after over an hour of detention at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja, on Friday afternoon.”

AIT owner, Raymond Dokpesi, arrested at Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

Let’s talk about Raymond Dokpesi.

According to online sources, Dokpesi is Nigerian media businessman born in 1951 in Ibadan, Nigeria. His parents are from Agenebode, Edo state in a family including six sisters siblings. He entered the Nigerian mass media industry with his company DAAR Communications and set-up the Nigerian TV network Africa Independent Television (AIT).

Raymond Dokpesi was the organising committee chairman of the People’s Democratic Party national conference in 2015.

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