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Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung, has muted the idea for village football league played among communities in states across the county.

He made the appeal in Lagos on Tuesday during his tour of National Stadium facilities with Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode.

By Ummi Ismaeel-Minna

 

Authorities at the Federal University of Technology (FUT), Minna, have shifted the resumption date earlier scheduled for March 18, 2017 due to the inability of the school management and the students to agree on the terms.

By Patience Michael,

Bauchi

 

                   

The Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity has trains about 200 youths randomly selected from Bauchi State local government areas on various technical and vocational skills.

By Patience Michael, Bauchi

 

 

The Bauchi State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the leadership of Senator Ali Modu Sherrif as the party's national chairman.

 It has also declared its support for the Senator Ahmed Makarfi led‎ faction of the party.

Senator Ali Modu Sheriff‎ was declared the bonafide PDP Chairman by a Court.

Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Lagos State Council, has described the death of former Managing Director of The Daily Times, (DTN), Dr. Onukaba Adinoyi-Ojo, as a great loss to journalism.

Lagos NUJ Chairman, Deji Elumoye, in a tribute on Monday said that Adinoyi-Ojo’s experience as a quintessential journalist would be missed.

By Patience Michael,

Bauchi

 

 

The Emir of Bauchi Alhaji Rilwanu Suleman Adamu has approved the suspension of the Waziri of Bauchi Alhaji Muhammad Bello Kirfi from the Bauchi Emirate Council.

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Keshi a patriotic Nigerian - Tonobok

The executive chairman of Delta State Sports Commission, Chief Tonobok Okowa, has reaffirmed that the late Stephen Keshi, the Super Eagles ex-captain and coach, was a patriotic Nigerian who served selflessly for the upliftment of sports in the country.

PDP is anti-worker, says Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole says the Peoples Cemocratic Party is an anti-worker party which purged the public service of over 7,000 workers in one fell swoop, without paying their pensions and gratuities.

Pastor cautght with another man’s wife denies

Dr Obi.O.Obi, the senior pastor of Anchor of Restoration International Ministry has denied commiting adultry with the wife of a church member.
The pastor was allegedly caught red-handed by the husband of the woman in his house (husband’s bedroom).

Dangote’s petrochemical projects will transform Nigeria – British envoy

British High Commissioner in Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, at the weekend in Lagos said that Dangote Industries Limited’s multibillion dollar petrochemical project has rekindled his country’s optimism that the Nigerian economy offers enormous opportunities to foreign investors.

LASG improves on planning, environmental sustainability

To enhance a sustainable environment by improving upon its stipulated rules, the Lagos State Planning and Environmental Monitoring Authority (LASPEMA) has come out with a report aimed at ensuring strict compliance with standard operational guidelines for car wash operators in the state.

Brazilian drug lord turns jail cell into luxury suite

Paraguayan authorities got a surprise when they raided a Brazilian drug lord's jail cell... and found a three-room luxury suite complete with library, kitchen, conference room and plasma TV.

Woman robs bank to return to prison

A woman who was recently released from prison in Oregon robbed a bank in Wyoming only to throw the cash up in the air outside the building and sit down to wait for police, authorities said Friday.

UN suspends aid work in Northeast Nigeria

UN International humanitarian aid has been suspended in northeast Nigeria after militants ambushed the convoy of aid personnel working with UNICEF, UNFPA and IOM.

Lagos, Niger to partner on agric

The Lagos State government has kick-started discussions on partnership for the development of agriculture with Niger State. The project is to boost food production and job creation for the two states and the country.

Pope Francis walks alone through horrors of Auschwitz

Pope Francis on Friday, July 29, 2016, walked alone through the notorious wrought-iron "Arbeit Macht Frei" gate at Auschwitz-Birkenau, on a historic visit to the former Nazi death camp.

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