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 .Seeks AU’s intervention

 

Nigeria on Monday urged the African Union (AU) to step in to stop what it said were "xenophobic attacks" on its citizens and other Africans in South Africa.

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has inaugurated a seven-man administrative panel of enquiry to ascertain the utilisation of the N4.4 billion bailout funds disbursed to 12 local government councils to settle outstanding salaries to workers.

. .Cautions against membership

By Tochukwu Amanze,

Reporter

 

Catholics in Arch-Diocesse of Lagos have been warned not to associate with a group called Zion Prayer Movement Outreach.

 Catholic Arch-Bishop in Lagos, Adewale Martins, gave the warning through the parish priests in the arch-diocesse.

Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Victor Ikpeazu, has taken his drive for rapid development of the state to the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) President in Cairo, Egypt, where he led a team of  Private Sector Investment Partners to a one-day meeting with he bank.

.Leadership involved in land deal

 

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

The leader of Yoruba community in Minna, Niger State, Oba Yoruba of Minna, Alhaji Ijaiye Kamaldeen, the President Omo-Odua Yoruba Community in Niger State, Dr. Abdullahi Jimoh, and others are enmeshed in scandal over alleged extortion of money and land speculation.

By Ummi Ismaeel,

Minna

 

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has advised professionals in the health sector, medical doctors in particular, to eliminate unqualified persons among themselves.

 He lamented that the activities of the unqualified medical personnel have continued to drag the image of the profession to the mud.

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NFF to announce Super Eagles new coach on Monday

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has shortlisted three coaches for consideration for the post of Chief Coach of Super Eagles, and will name the successful one on Monday.

Leicester City signs Ahmed Musa for £16m

Leicester City Football Club has signed Nigeria internation,al Ahmed Musa, from CSKA Moscow on a four-year contract for a club-record fee of around £16 million.

Musa, 23, joins the Premier League champions after helping CSKA win the Russian title.

How Nigerian was killed in Italy

 

A man has been arrested by Italian police investigating the killing of a Nigerian immigrant which the government has condemned as a racist attack.

Police say a row broke out at Fermo on Italy's west coast when racist abuse was hurled at the partner of Emmanuel Chidi Namdi, 36.

Salary cut: Woman slumps in Minna, lawmakers condemn govt

By Ummi Ismaeel, Minna

 

A middle-aged woman on Monday collapsed in one of the new generation banks in Minna, Niger State capital, after withdrawing her money.

The woman, who simply gave her name as Rakiya, also wept after she was revived.

Salary cut: Woman slumps in Minna, lawmakers condemn govt

By Ummi Ismaeel, Minna

 

A middle-aged woman on Monday collapsed in one of the new generation banks in Minna, Niger State capital, after withdrawing her money.

The woman, who simply gave her name as Rakiya, also wept after she was revived.

Eid-el-Fitr: APC hails Muslims over completion of Ramadan fast

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has joined Muslim Faithful across the country in rejoicing over Eid-el-Fitr, which marks the end of this year’s Ramadan fast.

Ahiara Diocese: Sign of derailed mission

By Ben Oke Ogu

 

NAGAFF to support NIMASA’s restructuring

By Onyema Amanze

The National Association of Government Approved Freight Forwarders (NAGAFF) has commended the Management of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) for its commitment to the on going restructuring exercise in the agency for enhanced efficiency.

Fayose to Buhari: You’re using corrupt EFCC to fight corruption

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari was using an equally corrupt Economic and Financial

Shinkafi, ex-NSO boss, passes on

Alhaji Umaru Shinkafi, former presidential aspirant, and ex-boss of Nigeria Security Organisation (NSO), died in London on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, after a prolonged illness.

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