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By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

Barely 48 hours after he was granted bail by a Minna Court, Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Niger State, Alhaji Tanko Beji, said that his experience in incarceration toughened him politically.

 Besides, he said that he was now prepared and ready for the worst come 2019 elections.

 
Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a London bankruptcy court.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), executive committee members, Ahmed Yusuf Fresh and Sheriff Inuwa, left the country last week, for Medina, Saudi Arabia, where they are currently observing the yearly holy pilgrimage.
 
The International Olympics Committee (IOC) seems to be sailing full speed towards the choice of assigning two summer Olympics, for 2024 and 2028, in one swoop.

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney should not be worried about moving to China, according to his former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson.

Eriksson, who has managed Guangzhou R&F, Shanghai SIPG and Shenzhen FC, insists foreign players are treated magnificently in the country and feels Rooney would be able to settle easily.

By Mohammed Abubakar,

Damaturu

 

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has organized a one-day workshop to sensitise stakeholders on the regulatory activities of NAFDAC.

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Cobbler bags 25 years for robbing student of laptops, phones

Joseph Jericho, a 25-year-old cobbler, was on Friday sentenced to 25 years imprisonment by an Ikeja High Court for stealing two laptops and three mobile phones from a student.

Jericho of No. 14, Church St., Ilaje, Ebute Meta, Lagos, was charged for conspiracy and armed robbery.

NASS has ‘padded’ budget to scuttle Second Niger bridge – Fashola

The dream of having the second Niger Bridge, a gateway to South East region, has been threatened again going by reports. The construction of the bridge has remained a mirage as successive governments have consistently broken their promises to construct it.

Breaking: Supreme Court sacks Taraba senator, Danladi

 .Orders him to return all salaries collected

 

The Supreme Court has, Friday, sacked the Senator representing Taraba North in the Senate, Abubakar Danladi and asked him to return all salaries he had collected before his sacking.
 

FG’s appeal against CCT judgment: I am unperturbed, says Saraki

SENATE President, Bukola Saraki, said Friday that he was unperturbed over the decision of the Federal Government to appeal against the judgment of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, CCT, which last week, discharged him and acquitted of charges that he had violated the code of conduct for public office

Why shippers shun Nigeria ports

Nigerian shippers may have moved their businesses out of the Nigerian ports due to complaints of high cost of doing business.

Customs assures on speedy cargo clearance

The Controller General (CG) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hammed Ali (rtd), has expressed the agency’s readiness to ensure speedy clearance of goods at the nation’s ports.

Abia Warriors mourn Kelechi Emetole

The management of Abia Warriors Football Club of Umuahia has consoled the families of former Green Eagles player and Coach Kelechi Emetole who passed on Tuesday night.

Rivers Utd ambushes3SC

Still smarting from the 2-1 victory over Kampala City Council (KCC) of Uganda in this year’s CAF Confederations Cup in Port Harcourt, Rivers United will on Saturday host Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan in the Nigeria Professional F

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