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Oyetola hails Omisore’s induction as Fellow of Nigerian Academy of Engineering



Immediate past Osun Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola, has felicitated the National Secretary of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Christopher Iyiola Omisore on his induction as a Fellow of The Nigerian Academy of Engineering.

Oyetola, in a statement he personally signed, described the feat as well deserved, saying the APC scribe was eminently qualified for the professional elevation.

According to an advertorial signed by the Honorary Secretary, Nigerian Academy of Engineering, Engr. (Mrs.) C. O. Adelowo, Senator Omisore will be inducted as a Fellow of the Academy on Thursday, June 22nd, 2023, at J. F. Ade Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos State.

Oyetola lauded the former Osun Deputy Governor for his selfless service to humanity, noting that the elevation was a testament to his avowed commitment to the growth and development of the Engineering profession in Nigeria, Africa and beyond.

He said: “I am particularly elated to identify with and celebrate our very own and one of the best engineers in the country, Senator Iyiola Omisore on the occasion of his induction as a Fellow of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering.

“To say you have written your name on the sands of time is to say the least. By your immeasurable imprints, there is no doubt in the fact that you have successfully carved a niche for yourself as a thoroughbred professional, technocrat and democrat of repute, as reflected in your professional prowess, competence, capacity and capability in the engineering sector.

“We are proud of you not only as an engineer of note but as an illustrious son and industrious citizen of Osun whose impacts on socioeconomic, infrastructural and political advancement of our dear State cannot be quantified.

“This is yet another feather in your cap and a great feat in your engineering sojourn, signalling and crowning your tremendous contributions to the success of the profession in general and progress of your co-practitioners in particular.

“On behalf of myself and family, I congratulate you wholeheartedly for ascending a great feat in your profession and I beseech Almighty God to continue to uphold you and your family as you continue to impact and invest more in humanity through your philanthropic gestures and love for all and sundry, regardless of socioeconomic or political affiliations.”

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Fulham 0-2 Chelsea: Mudryk, Broja strike to earn Blues their second league win of the season



Chelsea bagged two first-half goals to seal a crucial win over West London rivals Fulham at Craven Cottage and move up to 11th on the Premier League table.

The Blues flew out of the blocks as they debuted their new Infinite Athlete kit and created the first chance of the match after only 80 seconds, but Armando Broja could not capitalise.

Chelsea looked bright with Enzo Fernandez conducting affairs, and they picked the Cottagers apart.

Mykhailo Mudryk was looking electric and dangerous. The Ukrainian winger opened the scoring on 18 as he controlled a pass from Levi Colwill before slotting the ball beyond Bernd Leno.

It was Mudryk’s first Premier League goal following his £88 million move from Shakhtar Donetsk in January. And within seconds, Chelsea had their second.

Tim Ream had a moment to forget as he gave the ball away to Cole Palmer. The young English playmaker then slipped Broja in, but Ream hit the ball off the Albanian striker as the ball trickled past Leno.

Fulham tried to find gaps behind Marc Cucurella and Axel Disasi on the right side of Chelsea’s defence, but it was not working. Chelsea controlled the game and held their two-goal going into the break.

In the second 45, Fulham came out with more attacking poise, and it helped that Mudryk went off with a knock, giving Fulham the impetus to come forward, but Chelsea’s defence stood resolute.

Vinicius and Alex Iwobi came on for Fulham and helped their side find spaces beyond Chelsea’s backline, but the Boys in Blue defended well and showed they were still dangerous.

Ian Maatsen, on for Mudryk, hit the post, and Leno had to be quick to smother Fernandez’s rebound effort. Fulham forced Chelsea to work for their lead, but Mauricio Pochettino’s men looked up to it.

Substitute Tom Cairney created a lovely chance for Sasa Lukic. However, Robert Sanchez stuck out a brilliant leg to save the effort and keep his side in it.

On 83, Willian tried an effort from outside the box, but it did not cause any problems for Sanchez as Chelsea ran out 2-0 victors

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Tribunal verdict: Governor rejects judgement, calls for calm



Nasarawa State Governor, His Excellency, Engr. Abdullahi A. Sule has rejected Monday’s judgment of the Governorship Election Petition Tribunal delivered in Lafia.

While speaking to teeming supporters of the APC at the Government House, Lafia, Governor Sule says the judgement will be challenged at the appeal court.

He however call on the people of the state to remain calm and law abiding.

Engr. Sule promised to continue discharging his duties as the Executive Governor with more vigor.

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Man Utd winger Anthony in contention for Galatasaray UEFA champions league clash



Erik ten Hag has confirmed that Antony could feature for Manchester United against Galatasaray after rejoining his ranks at Old Trafford.

The Brazil international forward was granted indefinite leave by the Red Devils following a series of alarming allegations made against him by former girlfriend Gabriela Cavallin.

Antony has been back in his homeland since then, allowing him to meet with police forces in Sao Paulo.

He returned to England last week and has held five hours of talks with Greater Manchester Police.

The 23-year-old winger maintains his innocence – having also faced accusations from two other women.

United have allowed him to focus on off-field matters of late, but revealed ahead of a Premier League meeting with Crystal Palace that Antony had been given a green light to return to training and was once again available for selection.

He has only taken in one session since then, suggesting that he will be short on match fitness, but Ten Hag says the South American is in his thoughts ahead of the Champions League group stage meeting with Galatasaray on Tuesday.

The Dutch coach has said: “Antony will be in consideration but yesterday was his first time back in team training. We have a final training, then we’ll make a decision.”

Ten Hag added when delivering an update on Lisandro Martinez – with the World Cup-winning Argentine defender still struggling with a long-standing foot injury: “I can confirm, yeah. Licha Martinez will undergo surgery and the team news is Antony can probably return.”

Antony’s last appearance for United came in the club’s 3-1 defeat at Arsenal on September 3.

He was removed from the Brazil squad for the last round of international fixtures and has not registered a goal for club or country since April 16.

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