As the 2015 general elections approach, the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has called for more women representations in elective and appointive leadership positions in Nigeria. This was contained in a statement issued by Mr Oluseyi Soremekun, the UN’s National Information Officer on Monday in Abuja, on behalf of the Director, UNESCO Regional […]
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By Celestine Okafor, Politics Editor, Abuja An Igbo socio-cultural group, Ndigbo Cultural Society of Nigeria (NCSN), has advised groups and individuals to refrain from condemning the decision taking recently by former Anambra State governor, Peter Obi, to defect to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA). In a statement on […]
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The Chief Medical Director (CMD), University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH), Prof. Michael Ibadin, said the hospital was facing challenges that had prevented it from carrying out kidney transplants. Ibadin made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Benin, Edo, on Sunday. He said that each time the hospital […]
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Mikel Arteta says his midfield partnership with Mathieu Flamini gave Alexis Sanchez the freedom to thrive at Sunderland. The Chile international was a constant threat in the No 10 role, and scored two goals to cap off a fine individual performance at the Stadium of Light. Arteta was pleased with the tactical flexibility the team […]
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By Chibuma Ukwu Special Correspondent, Abuja In the build up to the 2015 general elections, a Delta State governorship aspirant, Gabriel Chukwuma Oyibode, said he has a vision that will transform the state and restore its dwindling fortunes. Oyibode, who declared his vision as being the same with that of President Goodluck Jonathan, said the […]
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Luke Shaw feels David De Gea and Thibaut Courtois proved they are world-class goalkeepers during the 1-1 draw between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford. The Reds’ left-back was impressed by his team-mate’s remarkable save to thwart Eden Hazard seconds before Didier Drogba headed the visitors in front from the resulting corner. However, Courtois […]
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By Izuchukwu Okosi: The Nigeria Football Federation will release the official list of Super Eagles players for November’s 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers this week, Completesportsnigeria.com understands. Interim head coach of the Eagles, Amodu Shuaibu was reportedly handed a long list of Nigerian stars from which he will select those to prosecute Nigeria’s remaining ... Read More
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Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa has told AfricanFootball.com he has been left in a shock by the tragic death of South Africa goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa. The Orlando Pirates goalkeeper was shot dead on Sunday night in South Africa and CSKA Moscow forward Ahmed Musa, who played against him last month, described the death as a ... Read More
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The Nigeria Football Federation have announced the Super Eagles will train in Warri ahead of an AFCON qualifier against Congo in Point-noire next month. General secretary of the Nigeria Football Federation, Musa Amadu dropped this hint while meeting with the Super Eagles technical crew and support staff inside his office in Abuja on Monday, according ... Read More
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–To depart for Abuja Tuesday By Izuchukwu Okosi: New African women’s football champions, the Super Falcons, arrived in Nigeria on Monday and are expected to spend the day in Lagos before departing for Abuja on Tuesday. The Falcons on arrival, were lodged at the Eko Hotels, Vicotria Island. Edwin Okon’s team who were hosted to ... Read More
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–Expresses readiness to play for Amodu By Johnny Edward: Hapoel Beer Sheva midfielder John Ogu is thrilled with his club’s fine start to the new League season, but insists it is just the start of good beginning. Ogu who is in line for his sixth start of the season win in tonight’s clash against Maccabi ... Read More
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By Johnny Edward: Congo’s coach Claude Leroy has unveiled a preliminary list of 35 players for the two decisive games against the Nigeria and Sudan next month. The French born tactician handed surprise call ups to the quartet of Delarge Dzon, Chris Malonga, Ulrich Kapolongo and Fabrice Nguessi Ondama for the crucial encounter against the ... Read More
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The Federal Government has explained why the Chibok girls have not arrived the country after six months in Boko Haramâ€™s den. According to them, negotiation with the Boko Haram is still ongoing. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Aminu Wali told newsmen that the government was optimistic of a fruitful outcome of the peace initiate brokered […]We are still negotiating with Boko Haram â€“ FG explains why Chibok girls have not returned
Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, the Chief Security Officer to the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, Monday, accused Nigerians of promoting the Boko Haram insurgency ravaging the Northeast region of Nigeria. He said this at a world press conference on the activities of the Al-Mustapha Peace, Unity and Development Initiative (APUDI), held in Abuja, the […]Nigerians promote Boko Haram insurgency – Abacha’s CSO, Al-Mustapha
Candidate of the defunct Action Congress of Nigeria, ACN, in 2011 governorship election in Akwa Ibom State, Senator John Udoedehe, has picked governorship nomination form of the All Progressives Congress, APC, to contest for the same position in 2015. Udoedehe, the first to pick the APC nomination forms in the South-South, called on the electorates […]Udoedehe picks Akwa Ibom APC guber forms
The Katsina Government has constructed over 40 toilets in major markets as part of measures to curb open defecation in the state. This is contained in a statement signed by the Public Relations Officer, Katsina State Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA), Mr Nura Badi, on Monday in Katsina. It stated that the decision was aimed at […]Katsina Government constructs 40 toilets in markets to curb open defecation
The All Progressives Congress, APC, National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, has asserted that the future of the nation depended on the attitude of Nigerians towards choosing the kind of government that would rule them. Noting that violence was not necessary to make Nigeria a better nation, he called on Nigerians to realise that they deserved […]Oyegun says violence not needed to bring change in Nigeria
President of the Senate, Senator David Mark, Monday vowed to do everything humanly possible in order to actualize the creation of Apa State for his Idoma people. Mark gave this assurance in Otukpo, the ancestral headquarters of Idoma kingdom after accepting the nomination form bought for him by the 9 local government Chairmen from Zone […]David Mark vows to sacrifice his life for creation of Apa State
Tragedy struck construction giant, Julius Berger Monday, when gunmen numbering about four opened fire on vehicles carrying two German nationals, who are staff of the company in Sagamu, Ogun State, killing one and abducting another. According to a spokeswoman for the company, the two Germans were travelling in different vehicles without security when the incident […]Gunmen kill Julius Berger’s German staff, abduct another
Chinese government said Nigeria, Mali, Ghana, Benin, Guinea-Bissau, Cote D’Ivoire and Democratic Republic of the Congo are to benefit from Ebola relief materials. Ministry of Commerce said on Monday in Hong Kong that it has sent a new round of relief materials to the seven African countries to help prevent the spread of Ebola. It […]Nigeria, six others to benefit from Chinaâ€™s relief to help fight Ebola