The draw for the last eight of the Copa del Rey was conducted on Friday. Defending champions, Barcelona, will take on bitter rivals Espanyol. Ernesto Valverde’s men are seeking to win the King’s Cup for a record 30th time. Real Madrid, who trail Barca with 16 points in the league, face Leganes. Zinedine Zidane will […]
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Manchester City are ready to drop their interest in Arsenal forward, Alexis Sanchez, giving their city rivals Manchester United a free run at the player. City have been favourites to sign Sanchez since failing with a £60million deadline day bid last August. But United blindsided their neighbours this week, by launching a £35million bid for […]
Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, on Friday confirmed that forward, Alexis Sanchez can leave the Emirates if a replacement can be found. Wenger disclosed this while speaking at a news conference ahead of tomorrow’s Premier league games clash against Crystal Palace. When asked by English reporters about Sanchez transfer saga, Wenger said: “Yes. Look, it’s the […]
By Adeboye Amosu: Nigerian forward Junior Ajayi was on from the start as Al Ahly won their 10th Egyptian Super Cup title following a hard fought 1-0 win against Al Masry at the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium on Friday, reports Completesportsnigeria.com (CSN). Ajayi was however substituted in the 97th minute by Islam Morhab. Both sides […]
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed appreciation to all men and women of goodwill for their prayers and best wishes which have now seen his son, Yusuf, being discharged from the hospital. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, conveyed the president’s appreciation in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday. The […]
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?Former Plateau state governor, David Jonah Jang?, has lam?basted Governor, Simon Lalong, over his comments on killings in Benue state. ?Jang also condemned Lalong for attacking Governor Samuel Ortom ?over the anti-grazing law which became effective November 1, 2017. Comrade Clinton Garuba?, ?Jang’s media aide in a statement on Friday, said it was sad that […]
Jose Mourinho has refused to confirm or deny Manchester United’s interest in signing Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez this January transfer window. Sanchez, who will be a free agent at the end of the season, is being linked with a move to United and city rivals Manchester City in the current window. “I don’t think it’s […]
No fewer than 100 shops, equipment and goods worth millions of naira were on Friday razed by an inferno at a section of Sango Plank Market in Ibadan.
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Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange All-Share Index on Friday bowed to profit taking halting the six-day price rally with the All-Share Index dropping by 0.33 per cent. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the index lost 142.64 points or 0.33 per cent to close at 42,898.90 compared with 43,041.54 achieved on Thursday. […]
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Seven governors, including Gov. Nasiru el-Rufa’i of Kaduna State, on Friday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, and reiterated the need for him to re-contest in the 2019 presidential election. El-Rufa’i, who spoke to State House correspondents after the closed door meeting with the president, said though their meeting was apolitical, the […]
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The Court of Appeal, Lagos Division, on Friday, upheld the order of interim forfeiture of the sum of $5, 842, 316.66 and N2, 421, 953, 522.78 traced to the accounts of the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, [...]
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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, on Firday said the decision of the leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to zone presidential ticket to the North has nothing to do with his own resolve to contest for the position in 2019 general elections. He also expressed confidence that his party will defeat Dr Kayode Fayemi […]
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Hundreds of parents held protest on Friday, calling on the Kaduna State government not to bring back the unqualified teachers who failed the primary four examination. They vowed to withdraw their children if the sacked teachers return back to classrooms. The protesters who marched from Murtala Square to Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, declared their support […]
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The National Bureau of Statistics, NBS says inequality in Nigeria worsened between 2004 and 2013 but improved in 2016.
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Governor Kashim Shettima has advised against the politicisation of a billion dollars approved for putting a final end to the Boko-Haram insurgency which has lingered for about nine years. He gave the warning when the [...]
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Experts say the wellbeing or otherwise of the Nigerian economy in 2018 will be determined by the strength of its foreign reserves. They told MARK ITSIBOR that the FG must offload equity – ownership in some sectors to attract long-term foreign direct investment, going forward Reserves “The key variable the authorities must focus on in […]
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NIGERIANS have thrown their weights and applauded the Governor Ayodele Fayose’s decision to empower hunters in combating Fulani herdsmen menace in Ekiti State. On #TribuneChat forum, a weekly discussion programme on social media, Nigerians opined [...]
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South-East Governors on Friday met at the Government House, Enugu, to deliberate on the preparations for the burial of the late elder statesman and former Vice President, Chief Dr. Alex Ekwueme, scheduled to hold on Friday, February 2, 2018. At the meeting were Governors Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu); Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia); David Umahi (Ebonyi); Willie Obiano […]
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Seven northern states governors were at the presidential villa, Abuja on Friday to observe the Juma’at prayers with President Muhammadu Buhari after which Governor Nasir el-Rufai observed that the president was getting better each day, noting that [...]
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