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Candidate for the presidency of the Confederation of African Football, Mr. Ahmad Ahmad, on Thursday declared that his group was committed to installing new thinking and ideals at the CAF headquarters, if he wins this month’s poll in Addis Ababa.

Nigerian elite marathoners that won prizes at the 2017 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon on Tuesday expressed gratitude to the organizer and project consultant, Nilayo Sports Management Nigeria Limited, for the prompt payment of their prize money.

By Patience Michael,

Bauchi

 

The Bauchi State 2017 Appropriation Bill has been  increased from initial N145,447,253,58 to N2, 517,451,38.

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

  The 31 Artillery Brigade, Nigerian Army, Minna, has trained 183 women and youths under its Vocational Training Initiative (VTI) programme for empowerment in collaboration with Mallam Garba Foundation.

 This is part of its measures to create jobs for soldiers’ wives and their children.

 

.Appeals to Delta govt, FG to intervene

By Dallas Onyema

 

Koko community in Delta State, Nigeria, risks extinction, as Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) raises alarm over dumping of another toxic waste by a foreign firm in the area.

 

Armed thieves masquerading as police have carried out a robbery at Johannesburg's international airport in South Africa, reports say.

The thieves are said to have driven into a restricted zone on Tuesday evening and taken containers of cash.

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NSCDC rescues nine-year-old boy chained in church

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ogun State Command, at the weekend rescued a nine-year-old boy chained in a church at Ajibawo village along Atan-Ota in Ado-Odo Ota Local Government Area of Ogun State, Nigeria.

Abia crisis: Aba North prays for Ikpeazu

Workers of Aba North Local
Government Area have joined thousands of other Abia State people to pray to God for Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to triumph over the current political crisis in the state.
During a prayer session at the secretariat

Manchester Unted: Mourinho assures of Juan Mata’s stay

Jose Mourinho has moved to reassure Juan Mata that his Manchester United career is not at an end.

Nigeria is going through recession – Minister

The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday admitted that the nation is going through a recession.

We are in talks with Niger Delta militants - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria in Abuja said that his administration was talking to Niger Delta militants through oil companies and law-enforcement agencies to find a lasting solution to insecurity in the region.

Why IMF boss, Lagarde, may go to jail

Ms Lagarde was French finance minister in 2008 when she approved a payout of €400m to a politically connected businessman.

Saraki reshuffles Senate committees, Marafa, Tinubu chair plum committees

In a move expected to end the infighting among senators and unify the Senate, Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki, Thursday announced a minor reshuffle of chairmen of senate committees, announcing Senator Kabiru Marafa as Chairman of Senate Committee on Petroleum (Downstream) and Senator Olur

Nigeria set for medal haul at African gymnastics tourney

A feast of gymnastics entertainment and artistry will be on display at the African Level 16, Junior Gymnastics Championship at the High Performance Centre in Pretoria South Africa and Nigeria is being represented by 17 gymnastics athletes led by Coach Tony Asuquo the first and only gymnastics coa

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