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Vanguard Newspaper 13042018

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32 — Vanguard, FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018 YOUR LUCK TODAY By Joshua Adeyemo Phone 08056180139 TAURUS: Although matters-of-the-heart may give you cause to smile broadly, if care is not taken, you would cause friction that can’t help you r case at work. This is the wrong time for unnecessary scheming within your working arena. GEMINI: Those of your who are red-blooded for romance may have an exciting and satisfying day. Happenings within your social circles must be taken more seriously. CANCER: Confrontation may come your way in the circle but the heavens are working favourably for you. Some doses of romance is not too much for you on a day like this. LEO: Provided you don’t allow your innate ability to be as diplomatic as necessary desert you, things work favourably for you to the betterment of your finances. VIRGO: Many of you will be in sentimental mood and exhibit strong romantic desire openly. But then, if care is not taken, you may be carried away to the detriment of your finances. Serious minded lovers are in for happy day. LIBRA: Whatever anybody says or does, you will have both your say and way. Venus and Jupiter may tempt some of you to embrace illicit (or secret) romance within your base of operation. SCORPIO: Venus and Jupiter at positive angles may tempt you to join some of your friends who are already onboard of merry making train. Watch your health. SAGITTARIUS: Good luck will smile at many and induce love of luxury merry making and romantic liason. Genuine lovers will need to be on guard against deceit from new admirers. CAPRICORN: Both financial success and emotional satisfaction are closed to you than before. Those of you travelling because of maters-of-the-heart are in for an exciting romantic day Those ambitious career-wise will succeed after few struggles. L E I S U R E TAKE HEART —ELLA RANDLE “We are products of our past but we do not have to be prisoners of it”-Rick Warren- Undo a wrong. Is there someone you need to apologize to? Is something, large or small, weighing on your mind? All of that is wasted mental and emotional energy if you do not take step to rectify the situation. Only you know what it is, and when you do it, you’ll be filled with positive energy almost immediately. -Ella Randle. TERROR MUDA in “Never say goodbye” SAYINGS OF OUR PEOPLE When two elephants fight, it is the grass that gets trampled. ~ Swahili saying By Kola Fayemi AQUARIUS: Many members of your opposite sex will go out of their ways to attract your romantic interest. This is the wrong time to engage on unnecessary argument. PISCES: If you priority is love, much of it would come your way as desired. But here is a better day for more ambitious in the business world. Don’t allow anybody to deceive you over money. DUDU in “ROLLING HOT” By A.O. OLAIDE ARIES: Those of you with secret admirers within your working area will have the needed opportunities to make the needed moves. Resist the temptation to deceive others. ASTROLOGICAL COUNSELLING Send your date and place of birth to the Astr trological Counselling, P.M.B 100 007, Apapa, Lagos What’s my horoscope? Dear Joshua, I am a middle aged lady born on September 6, 1962. Although I am fairly successful, I want you to give me my comprehensive horoscope, especially what my special gift is. Which day of the week was I born? Where were my natal planets and their meanings? Who am I? Anike, Abuja. Dear Anike, There is no space for comprehensive horoscope but what you’ll have here -under is answer to your questions/ You were born on a Thursday and your special gift is LEADERSHIP quality. YOUR HOROSCOPE DATA Date of Birth: Thursday, September 6, 1962 Sun Sign: Virgo: Sun in 20th Degree of Virgo Moon Sign: PISCES: Moon on 10th Degree of Pisces Mercury in 16th Degree of Libra Venues in 5th Degree of Scorpio Mars in 13th Degree of Cancer Jupiter in 6th Degree of Pisces Saturn in 5th Degree of Aquarius Uranus in 2nd Degree of Virgo Neptune in 11th Degree of Scorpio Pluto in 10th Degree of Virgo North Node in 6th Degree of Leo South Node in 6th Degree of Aquarius Quality and Element Cardinal and air star signs hosted two planets each fixed and earth three each, no planet in fire while mutable and water star signs hosted five planets each. Push-full influence = 20% Non- push-full element = 80% Final dispositor = Lucky Jupiter General Analysis Just 20 per cent of push-full influence in your chart can deceptively present you to others as a soft (or even timid) person but practical Virgo that hosted nothing less than three heavenly bodies when you were born and Astrological aspects between Mercury (mental focus) and aggressive Mars in you r chart are pointers to the contrary. Yes! You are highly intelligent and your mind works the same way detective’s minds do. It is true, there are little contradictions between your inner self and your emotional being as indicated quality, water element and Virgo characteristics. VIRGINIA HOME & ABROAD dadadekola@yahoo.com By Lawrence Akapa

Vanguard, FRIDAY, APRIL 13, 2018—33 :Vanguard News :@vanguardnews :@vanguardnews NEWS HOTLINES: 08052867023, 08052867058 Bakassi: C-River govt tasks INEC on compliance with S-Court judgment By Ike Uchechukwu C ALABAR—CROSS River State governor, Prof Ben Ayade, has appealed to Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to, as a matter of urgency, comply with the judgment of the Supreme Court which directed the electoral body to delineate political wards in Bakassi. He noted that Bakassi has CONFERENCE: From left: Ore Onile-Ere, on Air Personality; Uchenna Agbo, Co-Founder, Cloud Cover; Afua Osei, Co-Founder, She Leads Africa and Eleanor Potter, Chief Operating Officer, Cloud Cover, at the Women In Business conference in Victoria Island, Lagos. Wike seeks US partnership for agric devt By Egufe Yafugborhi PORT HAR- C O U R T — GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on the United States of America, US, to partner his administration in developing the agricultural potentials of Rivers State. A statement yesterday by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant (Electronic Media) to the Governor, noted that Wike, while hosting US Consul-General in Nigeria, John Bray, in Port Harcourt, also asked the American government to assist Rivers state on Information/ Communication technology. “Rivers State Government has developed a flexible land allocation scheme for investors in agriculture. Government has also improved on security across all the state. All foreign direct investments will be protected. “Governor Wike also called for partnership with the U S in the area only three wards which were cut off from Akpabuyo through legal instrument of the State House of Assembly but even at that, votes cast in the area were counted for Akpabuyo prior to the judgment while INEC had recognised the tiny Dayspring settlement with less than 2,000 voters as Bakassi. However, in a document sighted by our reporter through the Attorney of information and communication technology. Rivers State will also be interested in partnership in the area of waste management,” the statement said. The Consul-General of the United States Embassy in Nigeria was accompanied by embassy officials and Founder/ President of Belemaoil Producing Limited, Mr. Jack-Rich Tein Jnr. Meanwhile, Wike has, again, carpeted the Federal Government and security agencies and the General /Commissioner for Justice, Joseph Abang, the state government said: “As the Supreme Court rightly counselled, INEC needs to activate its powers under Sections 112, 113 and 114 of the 1999 Constitution and as a matter of urgency do the needful so that the people of Bakassi do not continue to lose their right to political representation.” According to the state government, “If the Supreme Court believed Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on alleged plot to rig elections in Rivers State. Wike’s allegation, based on “available credible intelligence” also questioned why “INEC has refused to respond to the release of two separate Rivers East senatorial district result sheets which led to the use of police for the theft of the people’s mandate “The plot is to unleash violence on the state using SARS and other that INEC had already carried out its responsibilities as provided under the constitution, then there would have been no need for it to counsel INEC to do so. It is our opinion that since Law No 7 of 2007 altered both the boundaries of Akpabuyo and Bakassi Local Government Areas, the delineation needs to take place in both councils bearing in mind the provisions of Section 91 of the Constitution.” security agencies, so that the elections are not held alongside those in other states. This will pave the way for their rigging plan. But the people of Rivers State will not allow anyone steal their mandate under any circumstance,” the statement said. He urged the international community to take critical look at the perceived overwhelming evidence that the Federal Government, INEC and Police plan to rig the 2019 elections in Rivers State. Delta Assembly passes confidence vote on Okowa By Festus Ahon A SABA—DELTA State House of Assembly, has passed a vote of confidence in the state governor, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, for his infrastructural development strides in the state. Moving a motion for the vote of confidence under matters of urgent public importance, which was seconded by the Majority Leader, Chief Tim Owhefere, the member representing Ughelli North Constituency 1, Mr Samuel Mariere said that the flood problem on Okpanam Road has been drastically reduced with the storm drainage being constructed by the state government. Mariere, at plenary presided over by the Speaker, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori, said: “The Asaba International Airport is today in good shape and set to kick off. From Patani to Oghara, Ughelli to Asaba, the state has been turned to a massive construction site. “The development strides of His Excellency will be better appreciated if we realise the economic state of the country. I won’t be able to stop if I am allowed to fully recount the development strides of the governor," he added. I'll serve single term if elected gov —Ojougbou By Jimitota Onoyume W ARRI—GOV- ERNORSHIP hopeful on the platform of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Chief Cairo Ojuogboh, has promised to serve a single term of four years if elected governor of the state in the 2019 general poll. Ojugboh who hails from the same senatorial district as the current governor of the state, Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, made the promise at Burutu Local Government Area of the state while receiving some decampees from the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to his party, led by a former chieftain of the PDP, Sir Theodore Ezonfade. Ojougbou said he offered to serve a single term because of the need to promote political stability in the state, adding that he will deliver the dividends of democracy to all parts of the state. He flayed the Okowa-led government in the state, accusing it of allegedly failing to meet the yearnings and aspirations of Deltans. “We have a very good chance of winning in 2019 and the best way to win is to make sure we stop corruption. The worst corruption is that of the electoral process." Okpamen faults calls for Oshiomhole’s prosecution By Simon Adewale MR Henry Okpamen, Executive Director on Public Affairs to former govrernor of Edo State, Mr Adams Oshiomhole, has condemned the call by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on President Muhammadu Buhari to begin his corruption war against looters with Oshiomhole. Okpamen described the call as unfortunate and totally irresponsible. Okpamen said that Oshiomhole’s tenure brought a defining moment to the state's governance and leadership, adding that it was during Oshiomhole’s tenure that the people of Edo State knew that governors do control a huge amount of money that can enable them carry out huge projects that will impact positively on the lives of the people. APC congress: Urhorho urges youths to vie for elective positions By Dotun Ibiwoye DELTA State All Progressives Congress, APC, stalwart, Prince Koyoyo Uhrorho, has urged youths in the party to vie for elective positions in the forthcoming congress of the party. Uhrorho, state House of Assembly aspirant for Ughelli South constituency, made the Burial MRS. Malor Amioku of Warri LGA, Delta State, is dead, aged 72. Christian wake keep holds at her residence, 2, Agbogun Line, Ojolu. Interment takes place on April 14 at Ogorode village, Sapele. She is survived by children and grandchildren. Late Mrs Amioku call while addressing youths on enlightenment and the need for youth participation in politics programme, in Asaba.. Uhrorho said: “The call is premised on the trending ‘Not Too Young To Lead Mantra” which will only be a mirage if youths do not take proactive steps towards getting a fair share of the positions in the party's structure." Burial MADAM Queen Egoh, nee Yavbieri, of Uwheru Kingdom is dead aged 95. She will be buried tomorrow, at Urede, Quarters, Uwheru in Ughelli North LGA, Delta State. She is survived by children and grand children, including the PDP member representing Amuwo / Odofin, in the House of Representatives, Mr. Oghene Egoh. Late Madam Egoh