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Again, Nigeria drops in latest FIFA ranking

By Emmanuel Okogba The Super of Nigeria again dropped in the latest FIFA ranking released Thursday as they now occupy the 51st position in the world and 9th in Africa. Super Eagles Last month’s ranking saw the Gernot Rohr led side drop to 50th place and it doesn’t seem to …

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2019: S-South wing of ex-agitators rallies support for Atiku

By Onozure Dania A group under the aegis of South/South Wing of ex-Agitators, SSWA, has described former Vice President Abubakar Atiku as the messiah to rescue Nigeria from economic hardship and bad governance. Self-styled Commander Paul Agge, coordinator of the ex-agitators from the core Niger Delta states, who spoke to journalists …

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“Timi Frank is intoxicated with destruction”

Leaders of the South-South geo-political zone on Tuesday showered the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie-Oyegun with praise for promoting democratic practice, maintaining a progressive attitude and retaining the party’s appeal, cohesiveness and competitiveness. APC National Chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun and Acting National Publicity Secretary …

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GIS: Edo Govt. begins establishment of Ground Control Points for Aerial Survey

The Edo State Government has commenced the establishment of Ground Control Points for the planned Aerial Survey of the state. Governor of Edo State, Mr Godwin Obaseki Managing Director, Edo Geographic Information Service, Architect Frank Evbuomwan, said this on Wednesday at the Government House, Benin City. According to Evbuomwan, “The …

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Nigeria commences 48-hr visa issuance at New York Consulate

The Nigerian Consulate in New York has said that applicants for the Nigeria visa can now get it in 48 hours with the introduction of the issuance of the biometric visa. L-R: Acting Consul-General of Nigeria in New York Tanko Suleiman listening to Mr Abdul Momodu, Managing Director, Online Integrated …

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2018 budget: AUPCTRE kicks against proposed sale of national assets

The Amalgamated Union of Public Corporation, Civil Service Technical and Recreational Service Employees (AUPCTRE) has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to stop the proposed sale of National Historical Assets to fund the 2018 budget. Mr. Yusuf Zambuk, General Secretary, National Governing Council of AUPCTRE, made the appeal in a statement …

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Buhari cancels planned trip to Niger

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari Monday cancelled his planned trip to Niger Republic where he had scheduled to attend the 59th anniversary of the proclamation of Republic of Niger in Tahoua. President Buhari A statement by the Special Adviser to the President on media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, on …

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Okowa Signs 2018 Appropriation Bill Into Law

… Assures Deltans Of Full Budget Implementation SENATOR Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa on Monday signed the Delta State 2018 Appropriation Bill of three hundred and eight billion naira into law, with an assurance that his administration will ensure full implementation of the budget. The Speaker of the Delta State House of …

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LASTMA nabs five officials for extortion

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Five officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) have been arrested for extorting motorists with the help of men in mufti  at various locations in  the State. The traffic officials who were arrested last week, include: Bamidele Shehu, a level seven traffic officer aged 48 …

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Atiku calls for enabling environment for job creation

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has advised governments at all levels to create the enabling environment that would attract and sustain investments that would create jobs for the army of unemployed in Nigeria. A statement by Atiku Media Organisation on Sunday in Abuja reported Abubakar as making the recommendation to …

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