Borussia Dortmund’s chief executive has confirmed that the nine-times Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will train with the Bundesliga team. Hans-Joachim Watzke told newsmen on Sunday that “it was no joke” and “not a marketing move”. Bolt, 30, revealed this news in an interview in which he also reiterated his hope to play for Manchester
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President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the Dasuki family, the government and people of Sokoto State on the death of the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki. This was stated in a press release issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu on Tuesday
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has said any effort to end the current recession in the country requires dialogue and cooperation from all leaders. The Senate President’s comments were in response to repeated questions about his recent meetings with President Muhammadu Buhari and the Senate’s votes to return the President’s Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and $29.9 billion loan request pending the submission
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Substitute Tayla Christensen scored a dramatic last-minute winner to help New Zealand to a hard-fought 1-0 win over an unlucky Ghana on the opening day of Group C action at the 2016 FIFA Women’ World Cup. The match was an entertaining affair played at a good tempo throughout, but New Zealand’s Nadia Olla was the
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Substitute Tayla Christensen scored a dramatic last-minute
The former Chelsea player and Black Stars Of Ghana Captain was too quick to gave the nod to the country against the in-form Super Eagles. The Former Ghana international Michael Essien made his reaction known in a recent interview with BBC News and also praised some of his former team-mates ahead of Nigeria, regardless of their sparkling form.
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NTA News Summary November 15, 2016 Osinbajo Meets Saraki, Dogara In Closed Door Vice President Yemi Osinbajo had a closed-door meeting with Senate President Bukola Saraki, House Speaker, Yakubu Dogara and some State Governors led by Chairman of the Governors’ Forum Abdulazziz Yari. The Senate President spoke to State House Correspondents at the end
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Governors from the Northeast, traditional rulers, scholars and researchers converged on Damaturu today at the opening of a two-day North East Regional Conference on ‘Peace and Scholarship: The True Legacies of Kanem-Borno and Sokoto Caliphate’. Organised by the International Organisation of Tijjaniyah Brotherhood in collaboration with Arewa House, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and others and
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The former Sultan of Sokoto, Ibrahim Dasuki is dead. He died in Abuja at the age of 93. Alhaji Umar Faruk, Secretary Sultanate Council has confirmed his death. Ibrahim Dasuki was the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, he was deposed in 1996 during the regime of General Sani Abacha. He succeeded Sultan Abubakar, the father of
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The former Sultan of Sokoto, Ibrahim Dasuki is dead. He died
The Presidency has warned that Nigeria, currently Africa’s largest producer of cereals and grains risks famine from early next year following a huge demand in the global market that is targeting the country’s surplus production. Giving the grim forecast in a radio interview in Kano on Monday, a spokesman of the President, Malam Garba Shehu
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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has advised State Houses of Assembly in the 36 states to adopt the recently amended Public Procurement Act and enact it in order to help local manufacturers in their respective states. Saraki who was addressing the first set of beneficiaries of the Skill acquisition Training and Empowerment Programme (STEP)
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Remarks by His Excellency, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, GCON at the presentation of three books by Honourable Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu in Abuja, on November 14, 2016. I am especially pleased to be here this morning to celebrate the major intellectual and policy achievements of Dr Ibe Emmanuel
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Remarks by His Excellency,
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has sought the assistance of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) in its plan to set up a Research and Development Agency for the Military. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) made this request Wednesday when the leadership of the NSE paid him a courtesy visit at the DHQ, Abuja. The
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The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has sought
Abuja, Adamu Sambo; President Muhammadu Buhari has left Abuja for Marrakech, Morocco ahead of the Conference of the parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. State House Correspondent reports that the President accompanied by the Governors of Plateau and Jigawa States was seen off at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport at about
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The Buhari Media Support Group (BMSG) mourns the death of Lt. Col Mohammed Abu-Ali and six other soldiers but condemns in strong terms the attempt by some former President Goodluck Jonathan’s supporters to use the unfortunate demise to raise extraneous issues of equipment purchase under the former President Jonathan administration. The group berates the supporters
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Laolu Akande, Abuja: Let me say how very privileged it is to be here at Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE). I would say it’s a very special privilege. I have never been on the trading floor to see what is going on, but now I can see for myself those who make it happen. And I
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Laolu Akande, Abuja: Let me say how very privileged it is to
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admits that journey to the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 is still a long way despite leading his troops to a 3-1 win over Algeria on Saturday in Uyo. The result keeps the Super Eagles on top of Group B with six points, four more than Cameroon who wase held to
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Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admits that journey to the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 is
Japan kicked off their FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Papua New Guinea 2016 campaign with a dominant victory against 2014 finalists Nigeria in Group B at Bava Park, Port Moresby. Mami Ueno bagged a hat-trick while Yuka Momiki scored either side of the break as The Young Nadeshiko ran riot in their opening game. Japan
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Japan kicked off their FIFA U-20 Women’s
MTN, Airtel, Others May Face Sanctions Over Unsolicited Telemarketing For failing to comply with the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) directive on the Do Not Disturb (DND) directives, issued to them on April 20,2016, 13 network operators risk severe Sanctions by theCommission. They are however given another one-week ultimatum being from Monday, November 14, 2016 to
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Interpol is to connect key law enforcement agencies in Nigeria to its National Data Base tool known as i-24/7. It s a data base for tracking a wanted person, stolen vehicles, artifacts, missing persons and other transnational criminals. The Data Base has been restricted to Police use. A statement by the Police Headquarters says this
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Interpol is to connect key law
The Department of Petroleum Resources(DPR), in line with its regulatory mandate of ensuring sustainable development of Nigeria’s oil and gas resources hereby invites applications from suitably qualified University/Polytechnic Graduates as well as experienced and skilled professionals to fill the underlisted vacancies: 1. Graduate Trainees Successful applicants shall have the opportunity to develop specialist skills
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