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331 Nigerians Arrive In Abuja From UAE

  Three hundred and thirty-one Nigerians have arrived in Abuja, the nation’s capital from the United Arab Emirates. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (UAE) disclosed this on Friday via Twitter. According to the agency, the flight conveying the returnees landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at about 1424hours. “Emirates flight conveying 331 Evacuees … Continue reading 331 Nigerians Arrive In Abuja From UAE

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PHOTOS: Buhari, Osinbajo Back Ize-Iyamu’s APC Governorship Candidacy

  President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, have backed Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the forthcoming governorship election in Edo State. Both leaders endorsed the APC candidate on Friday when he visited the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). President Buhari … Continue reading PHOTOS: Buhari, Osinbajo Back Ize-Iyamu’s APC Governorship Candidacy

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Edo Election: Avoid Rivers, Bayelsa, Zamafara Experience – Buhari Tells APC

  President Muhammadu Buhari has urged the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Edo State to avoid the experiences of Rivers, Bayelsa and Zamfara States. The President stated this when he received the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, and the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the APC and … Continue reading Edo Election: Avoid Rivers, Bayelsa, Zamafara Experience – Buhari Tells APC

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Nigerian Basketball Player Michael Ojo Dies At 27 In Serbia

    Michael Ojo, a Nigerian basketball player who previously played for Red Star Belgrade, died at the age of 27 during a training session in the Serbian capital on Friday, the club said. “We are deeply saddened by the news”, Red Star’s spokesperson Igor Vujicin told AFP. The club couldn’t confirm the cause of … Continue reading Nigerian Basketball Player Michael Ojo Dies At 27 In Serbia

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Court Sets Sept 29 To Rule On El-Zakzaky’s No-Case Submission

  A Kaduna State High Court sitting in the state capital has fixed September 29, 2020, to rule on the motion of no-case-submission filed by the embattled leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria(IMN) Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zazaky. The IMN leader is seeking the court to quash the State government’s case against him for lack of … Continue reading Court Sets Sept 29 To Rule On El-Zakzaky’s No-Case Submission

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NDDC Saves N35bn, Speaks On List Of 2019 Project Beneficiaries

  The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) says its Interim Management Committee (IMC) has saved N35 billion from its verified payments to contractors. NDDC’s acting Executive Director (Projects), Dr Cairo Ojougboh, revealed this on Friday while addressing reporters in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State headquarters. He made the revelation shortly after the inauguration of the … Continue reading NDDC Saves N35bn, Speaks On List Of 2019 Project Beneficiaries

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Roma Sold To US Businessman Friedkin For 591 Million Euros

    Roma on Thursday announced a change of ownership, with US billionaire Dan Friedkin buying the Serie A club for 591 million euros ($700 million). Friedkin, 54, takes over the Italian side from American businessman James Pallotta, 62. “AS Roma can confirm that an agreement has tonight been reached between AS Roma SPV, LLC, … Continue reading Roma Sold To US Businessman Friedkin For 591 Million Euros

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Klopp, Lampard Make Premier League Manager Of The Season Nominees

    Liverpool coach, Jurgen Klopp as well as Chelsea’s Frank Lampard have been shortlisted for the 2019/2020 Premier League Manager of the Season.   Details later…

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Mane, Two Liverpool Stars Shortlisted For Premier League Player Of The Season

  Senegalese forward, Sadio is among three Liverpool players nominated for the 2019/2020 Premier League Player of the Season.  Mane made the seven-man list alongside two of his teammates, Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jordan Henderson. Manchester City and Belgian star, Kevin De Bryne is also in contention for the gong with Golden Boot winner, and Leicester … Continue reading Mane, Two Liverpool Stars Shortlisted For Premier League Player Of The Season

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PHOTOS: Woman Killed In Lagos Petrol Tanker Accident

  A yet-to-be-identified woman has been killed in a tanker accident in the Mile 2 area of Lagos State, south-west Nigeria. The incident which occurred at about 3am on Friday involved a tanker loaded with 55,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) also known as petrol. The Director-General of Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), … Continue reading PHOTOS: Woman Killed In Lagos Petrol Tanker Accident

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