Arsene Wenger takes his Arsenal side to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday knowing that anything other than victory will spark fresh calls for him to go after two decades in north London. A 5-0 FA Cup victory over minnows Lincoln last Saturday briefly lifted the pressure on the Frenchman and sent Arsenal into the semifinals,..."
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Arsene Wenger takes his Arsenal side to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday knowing that
Plateau United duo Dele Ajiboye and Kennedy Boboye were on Thursday given suspensions from the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The two men were given bans from the Nigeria top flight by the League Management Company (LMC) following their roles in an altercation that occurred during a league game at 3SC on 5 March. Former..."
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Plateau United duo Dele Ajiboye and Kennedy Boboye were on Thursday given suspensions
United won 13 Premier League titles under Ferguson, but Mourinho says it is now impossible to be so dominant. Asked if he could return the club to its former greatness, the Portuguese said: “Forget it. “Don’t try to go 10, 20 years ago because it is not possible any more.” In a wide-ranging interview with..."
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United won 13 Premier League titles under Ferguson, but Mourinho says
President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated to governors that paying salaties, pensions and gratuities must be their priority when they receive the second tranche of Paris loan refund. Through a statement the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, Bihari said, “I will not rest until I address those issues that affect..."
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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in collaboration with its counterpart in the state, Osun State Emergency Management Agency (OSEMA) having assessed the scene of the crisis at Sabo Area in Ile-Ife had made the donation of some relief materials worth billions of naira to the affected victims. The Zonal head of the operation of..."
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The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)
Two teacher have been arrested by the Bauchi State police command in the state for allegedly raping a six years old pupil in their school. The suspects, Sani Abubakar, 39, and Usman Hassan, 33, allegedly lured the victim at Dutse Tashi Primary school in Bauchi Metropolis and raped her, the police said. Commissioner of Police, Bauchi..."
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Two teacher have been arrested by the Bauchi State police command in the
The crisis in Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, continued yesterday, with the two key actors, Chairman of the national caretaker committee of the party, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, and national chairman, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff, accusing each other of working against efforts at restoring peace. While Makarfi accused Sheriff of reneging on his commitment to the peace..."
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The crisis in Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, continued
Queens College Yaba, lost two students that resulted in the school been shut down between 23rd of February to 24th of February, while the authorities commenced investigation. The Lagos State government on Thursday said that the death of two students from Queens College was as a result of waterborne diseases even as it called for..."
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Queens College Yaba, lost two students that resulted in the school been
The Senate on Thursday walked out the Comptroller-General (C-G) of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (rtd) for appearing before the senate without his uniform. Senators by a voice vote directed him to return to the senate on Wednesday, March 22 in proper uniform designated for the office of Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service. Shortly before the resolution,..."
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The Senate on Thursday walked out the Comptroller-General
Of all Nigerian states in 2016, Lagos State had the highest debt of N603.25 billion, as against its revenue of N410.5 billion. Dr Orji Ogbonnaya Orji, the Director, Communications of Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, made this known in the latest Quarterly Review of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) by NEITI. The report,..."
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Of all Nigerian states in 2016, Lagos State
Cameroonian Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign as president of the Confederation of African Football has come to an end. He was ousted today in the much anticipated election for the African footballing top post by Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad. Ahmad, 57, won the poll 34-20 at the CAF Congress in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The 70-year-old Cameroonian Hayatou,..."
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Cameroonian Issa Hayatou’s 29-year reign as president
The rejection of the nomination of Mr. Ibrahim Magu as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Wednesday afternoon by the Senate on the basis of a security report compiled by the State Security Service is the height of official ridicule of the office of the President. It is high time..."
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The rejection of the nomination of
The Acting Chairman of the Nigerian Economic and Financial Crimes Agency (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, failed his second screening and confirmation exercise at the country’s senate on Wednesday. The senate had rejected Magu’s nomination on December 15th last year following a security report by the Director-General of the Department of State Services (DSS), Lawal Daura that..."
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In the last two years since Hameed Ali was appointed Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, I do not recall ever seeing him in uniform. But since the retired army colonel is not harming himself or any third party by not wearing his uniform, I have gradually reconciled myself to seeing him in civilian..."
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In the last two years since Hameed Ali was appointed Comptroller General of the Nigeria
Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the FCT High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on Thursday, March 16, dismissed the application by Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), former National Security Adviser (NSA) seeking to consolidate the two separate charges preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Dasuki’s counsel, Ahmed Raji (SAN) had on March..."
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Justice Hussein Baba-Yusuf of the FCT High Court
A new twist was on March 16, 2017 brought to the N1.162 billion fraud trial of Joshua Dariye, a former Plateau State governor, as his counsel, G.S. Pwul, SAN, told a Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court, Gudu, that he intends to withdraw from the case. The application by Pwul comes on a day that..."
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A new twist was on March 16, 2017 brought to the N1.162 billion
Kunle Oyatomi, the Director of Publicity, Research and Strategy of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State of Osun speaks on the 2018 governorship election in the state and why its governorship aspirants were directed to temporarily put their ambitions on hold. Excerpts: There are insinuations that Governor Rauf Aregbesola is planning to impose..."
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A Nigerian Lieutenant has been killed in an attack in Magumeri town in Magumeri Local Government Area of Borno State on Wednesday evening. A Security source said the militants ambushed Lieutenant Akinwale Christopher Oguntoye and his colleagues on their way to Gubio from a shooting range competition in Monguno. The officers were pinned down by terrorists in..."
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A Nigerian Lieutenant has been killed in an attack
The Federal High Court Abuja, today 16th March 2017 has ordered the remand of Andrew Yakubu, former Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), in Kuje Prison, and fixed March 21 for ruling on the bail application. He was arraigned by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on a six-count charge bordering on..."
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The Federal High Court Abuja, today 16th March 2017 has ordered the
Nasir El-Rufai Governor of Kaduna State in September 2016 had sent a powerful memo to President Muhammadu Buhari arguing that their party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has made the situation in Nigeria worse than it met it by failing to be proactive in taking key decisions in a timely manner. “In very blunt terms,..."
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Nasir El-Rufai Governor of Kaduna State in September 2016 had