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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is unfazed by Alvaro Morata's imminent move to Chelsea as he challenged Romelu Lukaku.

Real Madrid and Chelsea have agreed a fee for Morata, who was also a target for United during the close-season.

Both Premier League clubs were also believed to be chasing Lukaku, with United signing the striker for a reported £75million from Everton.

The Federal High Court in Lagos has granted an interim order for seven commercial banks in Nigeria to remit a total of $793,200,000, allegedly hidden with them in violation of the Constitution and the Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy of the Federal Government.

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday in Abuja, constituted a committee to articulate its position on restructuring of the country as agitations increase.

Imo State Govrnor, Rochas Okorocha, has confirmed the state’s own share of the latest Paris Club Fund of Seven Billion Naira (N7 billion).
He also said that the fund would be use to clear 2017 outstanding pensions.
Sam Onwuemeodo, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, disclosed this on Thursday.

The Governors Forum last night set up a six-man committee to explore the option of actualising state police in the country.
This appears to be a tacit support for the restructuring of the country.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has withdrawn from the motion on notice it filed in suit No. E/201/2017 at an Enugu High Court seeking an interim injunction and stay of action of the order of mandamus that recognized Chief Martin Agbaso as the authentic national chairman of the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA).

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Gaidam, Army assure of peace in Yobe

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

NUJ cautions journalists against bias reportage

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Buhari’s minister visits Makarfi in PDP headquarters, talks about 2019 elections

The Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Senator Jummai Alhassan, on Monday 17, 2017, visited Senator Ahmed Makarfi, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the party’s headquarter, Abuja.

National Assembly to shed Federal Government’s powers

The National Assembly has observed that the 1999 Constitution needs some reforms that would enhance the development of the country, assuring that some of the contentious issues would be reviewed to meet the yearning of the people.

Manchester United: How Lukaku scored his first goal for Mourinho’s team

.As Lingard impressed
Romelu Lukaku is already paying that £75 million (about $98 million) back to Manchester United after opening his account in a pre-season friendly on Monday night.

Civil Defence Officer shot dead driver, police sergent in Jigawa

An officer serving with the Jigawa State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has allegedly shot dead a commercial driver, Hussaini Andaza, and injured a police sergeant working with the Dutse division.

Saraki to Customs boss: I’ll move motion that you wear jeans, T-Shirt if you end smuggling

Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has promised the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col.

How bomber killed self, eight others in Maiduguri mosque

A suicide bomber has attacked a mosque in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, northeast Nigeria. The incident took place in the early hours of Monday and is said to have killed about nine people including the suicide bomber.

Crude oil theft: Court upholds conviction of nine foreigners

The Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos has upheld the conviction and sentence of nine foreigners for stealing 3,423.097 metric tonnes of crude oil from Nigeria.

Why Okorocha dislikes restructuring of Nigeria

By Dallas Onyema

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