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Mesut Ozil Hints At New Career Path As He Joins San Francisco-Based Investment Firm, Class 5 Global

That skill is beginning to pay off as he used it to land himself a spot in the world of finance as a strategic adviser with San Francisco’s venture fund, Class 5 Global.

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Due to various reasons, Mesut Ozil, 32, has had rocky relationship with his football club, Arsenal and their managerial board, and also with his country, Germany, forcing him into an early retirement from the international football scene as he claimed he no longer feels wanted by the squad over how he was treated.

On the football field, Ozil is known for his tactical ‘dead eye’ ability to find teammates regardless of where they are positioned. That skill is beginning to pay off as he used it to land himself a spot in the world of finance as a strategic adviser with San Francisco’s venture fund, Class 5 Global; on company’s website, their plan reads in part: “We hope to build the best capital partner for emerging market startups . . . We have no factories, no inventory, and no secret formula. All we have are the people who choose to work with us. Great entrepreneurs are the single most important factor to Class 5’s success. ” and they might have found one in Mesut Ozil.

Ozil on Arsenal’s training pitch / PC: Mesut Ozil via Twitter

The new EPL season restarting might have seemed like a breath of fresh air for No. 10 midfielder but the relationship with him and his club’s manager, Mikel Arteta continue to go down the drain as he played only 18 matches in the 2019/2020 season and currently has no slots on the Arsenal’s 2020/2021 EPL squad.

Defending why he omitted Ozil from the squad, Mikel Arteta said: “What I can tell you that I tried my best, I tried to give him as many opportunities as I could”, continuing, “And that from my own side, I’ve been patient, given him opportunities and been fair.” He furthered his statement in the interview with Sky Sports: “But I have to put my decisions, with my heart and with my brain to make the right decisions that I believe are good.”

Judging by those statements, it is quite safe to say that Arsenal do not see Ozil as a squad member in the nearest future but this has not affected the talisman, or at least financially speaking as he still currently makes £ 18.2M and yet has set eyes on more financial stability as he hints at a future outside football getting a post of strategic adviser with the above-mentioned firm.

According to a report from news agency Bloomberg: Ozil was already an investor in Class 5 Global, which has more than $100 million in assets under management. “I am excited to shape and work on my post-football career while I am still actively playing football,” he said in a statement.

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FG announces zamfara a restricted air space

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FG announces Zamfara a restricted air space, orders huge military deployment.

The Nigerian government has forced a restricted air space in Zamfara as a feature of endeavors to handle the security challenges in the state.

As indicated by The Cable, the National Security Adviser (NSA), Babagana Monguno uncovered on Tuesday, March 2, that President Muhammadu Buhari has restricted mining exercises in Zamfara to stop the rising instability.

He said the president had requested the service of protection to convey a huge military and insight resources for reestablish routineness in the state. The Nation detailed that they requested the military to recover all regions heavily influenced by desperados, radicals.

Monguno said:

“We can no longer avoid to lose lives while operating within the legalities. We are not going to blackmailed . The government has the responsibility to assert its will.

“Citizens can reside wherever they want to reside . Anybody who is a criminal should be brought to book.”

The security adviser stated that the president also warned against ethnic profiling.Zamfara state has recorded a few assaults by bandits.The new incident included the grabbing of many young ladies from the Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe, Talatu-Mafara nearby government zone of the state.

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Igboho promises a protest if his accounts are not released

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Self-acclaimed political dissident, Mr. Sunday Adeyemo, otherwise called Sunday Igboho, on Tuesday, blamed the Federal Government for freezing his financial assets, following his assault on the fulani herdsmen in Oyo State.

Igboho, who addressed Vanguard, affirmed that all his financial asset have been frozen by the Federal Government since certain individuals were gathering donations.

Nonetheless, Igboho said he had no hands in the said donations, cautioning that his records should be released to dodge protest by young people across the South-West area.

His words: “They have frozen my bank accounts because I am fighting a just course.

I know Yoruba people are behind me.“I will not relent. I must achieve my aims by putting an end to criminalities in Yorubaland.

“If they refuse to release my accounts, there will be serious protests across the South-West.

“Yes, the Yoruba are living in fear. They are afraid that the killer-herdsmen might attack them.

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IGP adamu retires

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Adamu enrolled in the Police Force on February 2, 1986.

The IGP who will turn 60 on September 17, was appointed IGP in January 2019. He has gone through two years in office.

Three Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs) and 10 Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) are additionally due for retirement with him today.

It is accepted that there is a mission to broaden Adamu’s residency.

However, some have contended against such expansion, since it would negate the arrangements of the Police Act 2020 that fixes the retirement of cops at 60 years old or 35 years of administration.

Section 18(8) of the new Act states: “Every police officer shall, on recruitment or appointment, serve in the Nigeria Police Force for 35 years or until the age of 60 years, whichever is earlier.”

The Act provides for a tenure of four years for the Inspector General of Police.

Section 7, subsection 2 of the Act provides that: “The person to be appointed as Inspector General of Police shall be a senior police officer not below the rank of Assistant Inspector General of Police with the requisite academic qualification of not less than a first degree or its equivalent, in addition to professional or management experience.”

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