President Muhammadu Buhari expresses heartfelt condolences to the families of victims of the twin bomb blasts in the town of Madagali, Adamawa State which claimed some lives and injured several others on Friday. The President also condoles with the Government and people of the state over the unfortunate incident, assuring them that they are not
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Barcelona FC has invited Brazilian club Chapecoense to play them in a pre-season friendly next summer. Nineteen Chapecoense players and staff were among 71 people killed in a plane crash as the team travelled to Colombia for the Copa Sudamericana’s first leg. The friendly would be for the Joan Gamper trophy, which is an annual
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Barcelona FC has invited Brazilian club
Doping sanctions against Russia have been extended until further notice by the International Olympic Committee. More than 1000 Russian athletes across 30 sports were involved in a state-sponsored doping programme, according to official reports Measures against the country were imposed in July after the first part of a World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)-commissioned report found evidence of state-sponsored
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The stage is set for the second edition of the Africa Beach Soccer Cup of Nations to be hosted by Nigeria next week after officials of the Confederation of African Football flew into Lagos on Thursday. CAF Secretariat staff will set up a desk at the Eko Hotel and Suites on Friday, just as thenff.com
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Copa Lagos 2015 Hots Up. Action at Copa Lagos 2015 beach soccer tournament(PHOTO:
The Office of the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has denied claims by some media reports that the President has given orders to use the National ID card for the 2019 elections. This was refuted in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant on Media & Publicity Office to the Vice President,
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The Office of the Vice President of
And, sadly, it came to pass. It is well predicted that most countries blessed with natural resources, even in the best of times, perform worse economically than countries not so endowed; and that, when times are tough, countries that are dependent on natural resources come to an assured grief. There is a popular name fir
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And, sadly, it came to pass. It is
The Commission held the Auction of the Two (2) slot of 25MHz bandwidth each in the 5.4MHz frequency spectrum band for utilization in Lagos state. There were six pre-qualified bidders. Executive Commissioner, Technical Standared (NCC) Engr. Ubale Maska, who supervised the Auction ensured the process was fair, transparent and equitable. In fulfillment of the Auction
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The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, could not go on, December 9, 2016, at a Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court, Gudu, Abuja, due to the absence of a defence witness. Head, Media & Publicity of the EFCC, Wilson Uwujaren disclosed this in a press release on Friday in Abuja. Dariye,
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The trial of a former governor of Plateau State, Joshua
Mr. Sa’ad Bello, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) Coordinator in charge of Adamawa and Taraba, has confirmed twin bomb blasts in Madagali Market in Adamawa. Bello, however, said the number of casualties was yet to be ascertained. Also confirming the incident, the Chairman of Madagali Local Government, Alhaji Yusuf Mohammed, said the incident which
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Wilson Uwujaren, Abuja: The trial of embattled Chairman of Atlantic Energy Brass Development Limited and Atlantic Energy Drilling Concept Limited, Jide Omokore, by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, got underway today, December 8, 2016, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama Abuja with the prosecution presenting its first
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The Nigeria military has arrested 10 suspected militants terrorizing various creeks in Cross Rivers, Niger Delta region, and recovered weapons from them. Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF), Operation Delta Safe (ODS), carried out the operation which led to the arrest. The soldiers intercepted and recovered cache of arms and ammunition in one of their
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The Nigeria military has arrested
Col. SK Usman, Zamfara: In the continuation of Operation SHARAN DAJI, troops of 1 Division Nigerian Army have intensified clearance operations against suspected armed bandits and livestock rustlers within its area of responsibility. In line with this, the troops have within the last 3 days destroyed several armed bandits/livestock rustlers camps and motorcycles in Bungudu
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President Muhammadu Buhari has called for peaceful and orderly conduct in the federal and state legislative rerun elections in Rivers State tomorrow. The President urges all political parties, their candidates, other stakeholders and the people of the state to ensure that the polls are conducted without rigging, violence and intimidation of opponents and electoral officials.
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Newspaper reports on the ongoing probe by the Senate Ad hoc Committee on the Humanitarian Crisis in the North East of the now defunct PINE has continuously misrepresented PCNI as PINE. The Presidential Committee on the North-East Initiative inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari on the 26th of October this year, while PINE was an initiative of
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Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced that the Federal Government Information App (FGIAPP) will be launched in Abuja on 15 Dec. 2016, as part of efforts to enhance the dissemination of government activities. The Minister made the announcement in Abuja on Thursday at a meeting with Resident
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Segun Adeyemi, Abuja: The
Col. SK Usman, Bauchi: Troops of 33 Brigade Nigerian Army on Operation FOREST KUNAMA II, deployed at Forward Operation Base (FOB), Liman Katagum, Bauchi State, following a tip off from well meaning Nigerians, arrested 2 suspected kidnappers, Mohammed Rabiu and Alhaji Abdullahi Sule at Kunbuli and Gubeil villages of Bauchi State, respectively. The suspects were
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Governor Godwin Obaseki has expressed his administration’s desire to make Edo State the most prosperous economy in the South-South within the next three years. Besides, Governor Obaseki expressed confidence that in another seven to ten years, his desire was to position the State as the number one economy in the country, a statement by the
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Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, on Thursday night, met with political party leaders and other critical stakeholders in Benin City, to set agenda for an all-inclusive and effective governance of the state. Governor Obaseki, while declaring open a 3-day strategic policy dialogue workshop with the theme: Setting Agenda for the new Administration, noted that
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Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has been accorded a special recognition by the National Defence College. Decorating the vice president at the state house commandant of the college, rear admiral Sanmi Alade says the award is to appreciate vice president Osinbajo who delivered a lecture at the graduation ceremony of course 24 during the year, and
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Temitope Ponle (Abuja – NAN): The United States has reiterated its commitment to assist Nigeria in recovering stolen funds stashed in the country from past administrations. Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy, Mr David Young, gave the reassurance at an event to mark the International Anti-Corruption Day in Abuja on Thursday. “We know the recovery of
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