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Monday, 15 October 2018

PDP says Presidency has ordered EFCC to detain Fayose indefinitely

Fayose says he's ready to dump PDP

This was made known in a statement issued on Twitter via the party’s official handle.

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has alleged that the Presidency has ordered the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to arrest outgoing Governor of Ekiti state, Ayo Fayose.

This was made known in a statement issued on Twitter via the party’s official handle, @OfficialPDPNig.

 

Fayose’s tenure as Ekiti state Governor will be ending on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

Daily Post also reports that PDP’s spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan said that the Ekiti state Governor’s residence is expected to be surrounded by armed security personnel.

The statement reads: “This uncompromising stands of the outgoing governor against the present administration was the reason Ekiti State was invaded and taken by force during the last governorship election.

“By 12 midnight, the governor’s residence is expected to be surrounded by armed men of the EFCC under the pretense that they had information of his plot to escape. This is to achieve their plan to humiliate the governor and portray him in bad light to the public by dramatising his arrest.

“Nigerians can recall that it was the governor who offered to submit himself to the EFCC despite the commission’s clear display of bias and partisanship as demonstrated in its various actions, especially its tweets and putting the governor on security watch-list.

“EFCC even unprofessionally showed its bias in deriding the governor, making light of a very serious matter by mocking him and asking him to come before his tenure elapsed, which the governor declined in line with the constitutional immunity.

“It is now beyond dispute that Governor Fayose is not a scoundrel running away from justice. Whatever the EFCC, APC, and the Presidency’s spin-doctors may say, it is also clear to everyone that Fayose is not a coward; neither is he afraid of the EFCC.�

ALSO READ: Fayose bans APC chieftain, Orji Kalu from entering Ekiti state

“Fayose is prepared and ready to defend himself in the court of law. Neither the Presidency nor EFCC is a court of law. Since the EFCC said it had dusted up Fayose’s files, it should be ready to take him to court once he presents him at the agency’s office on Tuesday.

“Governor Fayose has offered to walk to the EFCC office by himself and nothing must happen to him tonight. The PDP condemns this resort to fascism by the APC government, saying the whole world should be at alert to see another demonstration of crude disrespect for the rule of law and rights of Nigerians.�

Fayose on travel watch-list

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) recently placed Governor Fayose on its travel watch-list following a request made to it by the EFCC.

The anti-graft agency said the move was necessary because the Ekiti state Governor might want to abscond from the country through the borders, according to Premium Times.

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Ambode tasks judiciary on quick dispensation of justice

Ambode tasks judiciary on quick dispensation of justice

Gov. Akinwunmi of Lagos State on Monday urged judges and magistrates to create innovative models for achieving speedy and efficient justice delivery system in the state.

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Career Opportunities at Coinbox Limited

Coinbox limited is a management and financial consulting company based in Lagos, Nigeria. With headquarter in Ogudu GRA Lagos.
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We Are Not Surprise To Be Rated Lowest Poverty Ridden State In Nigeria – Osun Govt

Osun State Government has said that it was not surprised that the state is again declared the lowest in ‘Incidence of Poverty’ in Nigeria by the United Nations Development Programme. The Computation of Human Development Indices for the UNDP Nigeria Human Development Report (2016) which was released by National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recently rated […]

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Non-Participation In NYSC: Shittu Seeks Legal Interpretation

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The Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu, on Monday filed a suit before the Federal High Court, Ibadan, seeking legal interpretation of non-participation in the one year  National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme.

reports that the minister personally filed the suit, FHC/IB/CS/111/2018, in which the Director-General and State Co-coordinator of the NYSC were named first and second defendants respectively.

Other mentioned as third and fourth defendants are the NYSC and the Attorney-General of the Federation respectively.

Shittu is seeking an order of perpetual injunction restraining all the defendants from calling on him to serve in the NYSC scheme.

Shittu also wants the court to restrain the  defendants from imposing any liability on him or make him suffer any liability, be it civil or criminal, on account of his purported non-service under the NYSC scheme.

“The plaintiff prays for an order directing the first, second and third defendants to issue the plaintiff with a certificate of national service, having served the nation as a member of the House of Assembly of Oyo State, immediately after his graduation from the Nigerian Law School.

“Or, in the alternative, an order directing the first, second and third defendants to issue the plaintiff with a certificate of exemption from national service under the degree, having served in an alternative capacity as a member of the Oyo State House of Assembly,� he stated in his originating summons.

NAN recalls that the minister was recently disqualified as a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State for failing to present an NYSC exemption or discharge certificate.

Shittu had defended himself by saying that his service as a member of the state house of assembly should serve as his NYSC certificate.

According to him, by the time he left office as a member of the state assembly in 1983, he had already crossed the age bar of 30 years to participate in the NYSC scheme.

NAN reports that no date has been fixed for hearing.

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Modric: Griezmann Deserves Ballon d’Or More Than Mbappe

Luka Modric believes Antoine Griezmann is the French player who most deserves to win the Ballon d’Or, ahead of Kylian Mbappe and Raphael Varane. Modric is considered by many to be the frontrunner for the award, which is handed out on December 3, and is tipped to finally break the duopoly of Juventus and Barcelona […]

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Federal University Dutsin-Ma (FUDMA) Resumption Date for 2018/2019 Academic Session [UPDATED]

Federal University, Dutsin-Ma, FUDUTSIN-MA resumption date for the commencement of the 2018/2019 academic session.The management of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma …

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Boko Haram kills Red Cross staff, says Leah Sharibu is their slave for life

Boko Haram kills Red Cross staff, says Leah Sharibu is their slave for life

The ICRC staff was kidnapped in March 2018, alongside others at the Rann camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno by the terrorists.

A faction of Boko haram known as the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) has executed Hauwa Leman, an aide worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

The ICRC staff was kidnapped in March 2018, alongside others at the Rann camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno by the terrorists.

The group had earlier warned that they would execute Leman if they don’t hear from the Federal Government.

In a statement which they issued in September 2019, after killing another ICRC staff, Saifura Ahmed, they said “We contacted the government through writing and also sent audio messages but the government have ignored us. So, here is a message of blood.

“The other nurse and midwife will be executed in similar manner in one month, including Leah Sharibu.�

ALSO READ: Over 800 children freed from the claws of Boko Haram

Slave for life

According to The Cable, the terrorists said that they will keep Leah Sharibu, the Dapchi schoolgirl who refused to denounce Christianity, as a slave for life.

The Red Cross had earlier issued a statement on Sunday, October 14, 2018, calling on the Federal Government to work towards the release of t heir staff.

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Donald Trump surveys hurricane damage in Florida

MEXICO BEACH, FL – OCTOBER 15: President Donald Trump makes a flyover as he tours the devastation caused by Hurricane Michael on October 15, 2018 in Mexico Beach, Florida. The hurricane hit the Florida Panhandle as a category 4 storm causing massive damage and claimed the lives of at least 17 people. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

President Donald Trump visited Florida on Monday, nearly a week after Hurricane Michael slammed the southern US state, where thousands of people are struggling to survive without running water or electricity.

Michael smashed into Florida’s western coast on Wednesday as a powerful Category 4 storm, packing winds of 155 miles (250 kilometers) per hour as it began a northern march through several states on the United States’ southeast coast, killing at least 17 people.

“Just arrived in Florida,” Trump tweeted upon arrival, having left Washington with his wife Melania in the morning.

“Also thinking about our GREAT Alabama farmers and our many friends in North and South Carolina today. We are with you!”

The president, who was also due to visit Georgia, spoke briefly with reporters alongside Florida’s Governor Rick Scott, whom he praised for “doing an incredible job.”

The governor thanked Trump for federal aid, saying that everything the state asked for had been delivered.

– ‘Just survival’ –
Florida’s Panama City, along with the small seaside resort of Mexico Beach, were left particularly devastated, with thousands of homes and businesses destroyed.

Power lines and telephone networks remained out of service in many neighborhoods, with only major highways cleared.

“You wouldn’t even know they had homes,” Trump said of people whose houses were swept off their foundations as the monster storm hit.

Relief workers who arrived in the aftermath of the hurricane set up water and food distribution centers, as cars formed long queues in front of the few gas stations open for business.

More than half of Bay County, which includes Panama City, was still without electricity Monday morning, while several inland counties were more than 80 percent cut off, according to emergency service officials.

“Right now it’s just survival,” said Daniel Fraga, a resident of Panama City. “The good thing is we all came together, we all help each other. We are in this together.”

The US Army, National Guard and police have been crisscrossing the area, which at dusk goes dark.

Tyndall Air Force Base, located between Panama City and Mexico Beach, suffered extensive damage and reports had speculated on the fate of a number of F-22 fighter jets that could not be flown out ahead of Michael’s arrival.

The unit cost of the aircraft is around $150 million, which soars to over $330 million when research and development are priced in.

“Visually, they were all intact and looked much better than expected considering the surrounding damage to some structures,” the Air Force said in a statement.

“Our maintenance professionals will do a detailed assessment of the F-22 Raptors and other aircraft before we can say with certainty that damaged aircraft can be repaired and sent back into the skies.”

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BREAKING: Boko Haram reportedly executes second aid worker, promises to keep Leah Sharibu as slave for life

There are indications that 25-year-old midwife and aid worker with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Hauwa Leman, kidnapped sometime in March by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), a faction of Boko Haram, in Rann, Borno has been executed.

As reported by TheCable, the terrorists also promised to keep Leah Sharibu, the last of the Dapchi school girls still in captivity, as “a slave for life.�

 

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Super Eagles land in Sfax for Libya clash

Gernot Rohr’s men will take on the north African side in a Cameroon 2019 qualifier encounter at the Stade Taïeb Mhiri

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Spurs stadium costs not affecting transfer policy – Levy

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy tells fans the building of the club’s new stadium will not directly affect their transfer policy.
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PSG ready to sign Manchester United star after contract negotiations break down

Paris Saint-Germain are monitoring Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea’s situation at Manchester United with a view to making a move for the Spaniard. De Gea will be out of contract at the end of the season but United will trigger a 12-month extension clause in his deal to extend his stay at the club […]

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"Atiku is coming back to create a paradise for thieves" – Sowore

Sowore: Atiku is coming back to create a paradise for thieves

The presidential candidate inisists Atiku must not be allowed back into the seat of power to wreck more havoc.

Presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore, has accused his opponent in the 2019 presidential election, Atiku Abubakar, of planning a return to power to allegedly create a paradise for thieves who'll loot the country blind.

While addressing the public at a summit, "African Leadership In The Millenium", a part of Felabration 2018, in Lagos State on Monday, October 15, 2018, Sowore said a victory for Atiku, a former vice president, or incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari, will further stall the nation's progress.

He said, "The last government is always better than the next. In fact, if you ask me which is the worst government, it hasn't come yet.

"It's coming next year if we vote Buhari or Atiku. It'll be the worst government we'll have because both of them have unfinished business with Nigeria.

"Atiku was not happy that he didn't steal enough when he was with Obasanjo. Maybe he didn't get enough licenses for his universities, or maybe he didn't get enough oil blocs for himself or probably didn't marry enough wives.

"So, when they return, they're coming with vengeance; vengeance on our resources and our people.

"Atiku is coming back to create a paradise for thieves and you can see the people who are excited about them.

"They're either people who stole, who didn't steal enough last time, or people who are aspiring to become thieves, including Donald Duke.

"Same thing with Buhari. If Buhari returns next year, he'll take away all forms of pretence about human rights, about his support for Islamic extremism, about his respect for your farms. He'll take it all because at that time, he'll have nothing at stake."

We need revolution in 2019 – Sowore

Sowore also said Nigerians cannot hope to simply have power voluntarily transfered from one generation to another and must fight for it through a deliberate revolution.

He pointed out that the system is rigged to keep the old establishment in power and that Nigerians must resist it so as to actualise the country of their dreams and not the one of their ineffective leaders.

He said, "The solution is a revolution. We're not going anywhere without adding the revolutionary fervour to this coming election.

"Anyone who's still under the illusion that these old baggers, as we call them, will hand over power voluntarily to us, we're deceiving ourselves.

"Anyone under the illusion that the plastic cards that we refer to as permanent voter's card (PVC) will guarantee you a transfers of power from one generation to another, you're wasting your time.

"Of course a few of you might vote, but your votes will not count because it's been designed to fail from the beginning."

The 2019 presidential election, scheduled for February 16, 2019, is expected to be keenly-contested between Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) who served as vice president between 1999 and 2007 and lost in the 2007 presidential election.

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Ronaldo & Zidane exits stunned Real Madrid star Modric

The Blancos midfielder, who was linked with a summer move of his own, admits he never expected two talismanic figures to depart the Spanish capital

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Umuahia: Enelamah applauds as Premier Club plans N250m intervention

Umuahia: Enelamah applauds as Premier Club plans N250m intervention

The Minister of Industry Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah has commended the Umuahia Premier Club for its planned N250 million intervention in Education, Healthcare and skills development.

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Nigeria houses 2.6% global gas reserve — NGA

Nigeria houses about 2.6 per cent of the 6832 Trillion Cubic Feet (TCF) of the global gas reserve, according to the Nigerian Gas Association (NGA).

NGA President Dada Thomas disclosed this at the association’s 11th International Conference and Exhibiton in Abuja with the theme � Shift to Gas Economy, Pace and Scale of Innovation in the West African Sub-region.

“According to the latest BP Statistical Review of World Energy Report published in June 2018, the World Gas Reserves is about 6832TCF at the end of 2017.

“Africa’s share of this is 488TCf (7.1%) while Nigeria’s share is about 184TCF or 38% of Africa’s reserves and 2.6% of global reserves,� he said

He said that Africa produced only 7.8TCF or 6.1% the 129TCF produced globally in 2017,  of which Nigeria produced 1.65TCF or 1.2 per cent of global and 21 per cent of African production, respectively.

He noted that of the total global consumption of 128TCF, Africa and Nigeria only accounted for 5TCF (3.8%) and 0.55TCF (0.4%), respectively.

“This should be a source of concern for all of us. Wealth is created not by the resources you own but how effectively you use the resources.

“There is a direct correlation between power consumption and GDP.

“Assuming that some 23 per cent of global primary energy consumption was from natural gas in 2017, then there is a correlation between gas consumption and GDP.

“This is even more so for Nigeria where currently some 80% of grid power is generated from gas fired power plants.� he added.

Thomas said that West Africa region with its 200 million people, forecast to grow to 410 million by 2050, must accelerate the use of gas to power its economy and nations.

He said that the Nigerian Gas Policy approved in June 2017 was aimed at making the country gas-based industrial nation by giving primary attention to meeting local gas needs and developing significant presence in international markets.

The NGA president noted that the policy should also move Nigeria from a crude oil export-based economy to an attractive oil and gas-based industrial economy.

On promoting regional gas development, he said: “I believe that gas should be viewed from regional and not just national perspective.

“It is indisputable that countries in the West African region are intimately linked to each other in many different ways.

“Thus, there is need to initiate the dialogue at the national and business levels of how to develop a West African Regional Gas Master Plan that would serve as the roadmap for each member country to develop or modify and roll out its own Gas Master Plan.�

He said that the West African Gas Pipeline was a good example and platform upon which to scale up such plans and commended the Federal Government’s plan to build the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline.

The NGA said president called for support of such encouraging initiatives for the development of a West African Regional Gas system, infrastructure and market.

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Police summons PDP guber aspirant over alleged murder

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate in Kano, Mallam Salihu Sagir Takai, is to appear before Kano state police command for alleged homicide.

In a statement issued by the state command spokesperson, SP Magaji Musa Majiya, Monday said Takai was invited to answer questions at the Police headquarters in Kano over an alleged murder of a 70-year-old man.

“Takai had been invited to report to the state police command on Monday (today) for interrogation in the convoy wielding a long knife descended on the 70-year-old passer-by and stabbed him on the head, inflicting grievous hurt on the man.’’ the police PPRO said.

He said the invitation extended to Takai was to afford the candidate the opportunity to defend himself as well as explain his role in the tragedy.

Majiya stated that the PDP chieftain owed the police an explanation why his supporters were wielding dangerous weapons during his political outing.

“The political allies of Takai informed the police command that Takai would be returning to Kano through Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport on Saturday and requested for police escort, an application that was granted by CP Rabiu Yusuf.

“But to the surprise of the command, despite the security cover assigned to him and the entourage of the PDP candidate, we discovered that among them were persons that were armed with dangerous weapons which they continued to display flagrantly until the unfortunate incident occurred at Ahmadu Bello Way roundabout,â€� Majiya explained.

He disclosed that the command had commenced investigations into the case of culpable homicide involving the death of the 70 year-old-man and those suspected to be culpable in the matter had been uncovered. He assured the full wrath of the law shall be applied in dealing with anybody found guilty.

Majiya warned that the police would not tolerate any act of arson, mischief and public nuisance from those vying for public office, prior, during and after the 2019 general elections.

He revealed the security apparatus is already aware of some suspected political thugs in some parts of the metropolis planning to embark on the destruction of posters and billboards mounted by their perceived political opponents. He reminded the command is equally prepared to handle the situation with equal response.

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We need more relationships like Drake has with LeBron James [WATCH]

It has been a pretty sweet year for rap artist Drake, as he enjoys massive success for his latest album Scorpion. He has enjoyed numerous success following the release of his eight studio album. The album hit number one on bill board 200 charts (making it eight of eight albums that has made it to number one), and breaks streaming record becoming the first album to get over a billion streams in its first week of release.

Yesterday, Drake had a sold out concert in staples center LA, home to NBA team; the LA Lakers, and surprise, surprise, a certain Laker made a guest appearance.

During yesterday’s concert, after giving a brief speech, Drake brought out Travis Scott, to perform their hit song, sicko mode. The LA fans were then treated to a pleasant surprise, as the newly signed Laker, LeBron James appeared on stage, performing alongside both rappers. This was a pleasant sight to both music and sport fans as natives of LA blew the roof off as LeBron came on stage.

Drake has a history of collaborating with sport stars. He was a huge supporter of McGregor, for the McGregor/Khabib fight. He is known to have a tight relationship with former Toronto Raptor all-star Demar Derozan, GSW all-stars Kevin Durant and Steph Curry, and of course Laker all-star LeBron James, among others.

But the relationship between Drake and LeBron seems like more than just a casual relationship. Just last week, Drake made an appearance in LeBron’s HBO show, The Shop, where he talked about a lot, including his son, and his beef with Pusha T, and with LeBron’s move to LA, we could be seeing more from the pair in future.

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I am the candidate of the people — Ezekwesili

I am the candidate of the people — Ezekwesili

Ezekwesili said that democracy was all about popular choice, and she would not leave anyone out of the journey to become the president in 2019.

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Mrs Oby Ezekwesili, on Monday said the endorsement of all Nigerians, including former President Olusegun Obasanjo was needed for her to lead the country in 2019.

Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education, told newsmen in Lagos that it was impossible for her to realise her ambition of becoming Nigeria’s first female president without the collective endorsement of all Nigerians, including Obasanjo.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that she was reacting to a question by one of the journalists on whether she would need the endorsement of Obasanjo, under whom she served as minister, to realise her ambition.

NAN reports the former president had, on Thursday, openly endorsed the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, after a reconciliation meeting in Abeokuta.

Ezekwesili said that democracy was all about popular choice, and she would not leave anyone out of the journey to become the president in 2019.

“I need the endorsement of everyone. I need the endorsement of the youths, the old and the oldest segment of this country who look at the country and ask ‘What happened’?

“I need the endorsement of everyone. I am not leaving anyone out because I am the candidate of the people, so every Nigerian is my electorate.

“There is no power greater than the power of the people. It is a collective. I am the person with the right understanding of governance. I am the people’s choice and I am in the race to win,� she said.

The presidential candidate said the country was faced with serious economic, security and other challenges which required a leader with the right capacity to fix.

Ezekwesili, a former Vice-President of the World Bank, said she had the vision, experience and passion to reposition the country, promising that Nigeria would witness massive turnaround if she was elected.

The candidate said the country’s economy was experiencing what she called ‘fiscal crisis’.

She said there was the need to pursue vigorous sectoral and structural reforms to achieve real economic growth and promote the prosperity of the country.

The candidate said her economic vision for the country was an economy that thrived on diversification and one in which the cost of government was drastically reduced for development.

“We need to get our fiscal crisis sorted out. Fiscal crisis in the sense that the 2017 budget performance report that was released by the Federal Government shows we are in a state of fiscal imbalance.

“The oil revenue is not sufficient to cover the personnel cost of government, and when you think that we are about 186 million people and about two million people in the civil service consume the entire revenue, that tells you we are in post-oil times and we have not yet shown an understanding of the situation. So, there has to be a drastic set of measures.

“On the expenditure side, we have to look at the cost of government. The cost of government was already put on the agenda in the Oronsanye Report.What happened to the implementation?

“We need to update the report and be determined to implement the recommendations therein,� she said.

On the revenue side, Ezekwesili said the country needed to explore an economic strategy to open diverse sources of revenue.

The presidential candidate said there was the need to develop the human capital to drive productivity and competitiveness in the economy.

Ezekwesili said she would drive the prosperity of the country through investment in human capital, if elected.

She decried the precarious security situation in the country, saying creative solutions were needed to address the problem.

ALSO READ: Oby Ezekwesili challenges Buhari to a debate

The ACPN candidate said she would deploy the right cutting -edge technology and invest massively in security institutions to address the problem, if elected.

She said critical areas like education, health and environment would receive the desired attention, to improve livelihoods and life expectancy.

Ezekwesili said the idea of restructuring was being variously defined by politicians to suit their agenda and gain cheap popularity.

The candidate said the only form of restructuring that she would pursue, if elected, was one that would guarantee prosperity,equality, opportunities and other things expected of a working nation.

She said her quest for presidency was gaining momentum by the day with many people volunteering support, and expressed the optimism that she would win.

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