JUST IN: Uefa announces nominees for Men’s player of the year

  By Sedara Oluwadara Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne and Real Madrid duo Karim Benzema and Thibaut Courtois have been shortlisted for the men's Uefa Player of the Year award.   The winner will be announced on 25 August.     Goalkeeper Courtois and Benzema won the Champions League, with the striker named 2021-22 Uefa

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DISCOS: Nigeria Yet to Generate Up to 6000mw Electricity Since Independence

Since 1960 when Nigeria attained independence till date, Africa’s most populous nation has not generated up to 6000 megawatts (mw) of electricity, the Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has said. The Executive Director, Research and Advocacy, ANED, an umbrella body of power distribution companies (Discos), Mr. Sunday Oduntan, disclosed this in Lagos at a

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Five Presidential Guards Killed in Gunfight with Terrorists Buried

Kingsley Nwezeh in Abuja   The remains of the five gallant presidential guards killed in a gunfight with terrorists in Bwari were buried yesterday in Abuja.A statement by the Brigade of Guards disclosed the remains of Capt Attah Samuel and four other soldiers killed by insurgents during a clearance operation in Bwari Area Council of

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Malami, NGF on collision course over $418m deductions

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, may be on a collision course with the Nigerian Governors Forum for insisting on the deduction of $418m Paris Club refund from the federation account.   Speaking to State House correspondents in Abuja on Thursday, Malami stressed that the state governors had no right

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FG hasn’t informed ASUU of cash crunch – Osodeke

Striking Academic Staff Union of Universities has said the government has not at any time indicated that it does not have money to fund the union’s demands and university education.   The union was reacting to recent comments by the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo; and Ebonyi State Governor, David

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Impeaching Buhari not enough, effect state police now

OPPOSITION lawmakers recently reaffirmed their resolve to impeach the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), if he fails to tame insecurity within the six-week grace they gave him to perform. It is difficult to fault the move given his colossal failure, his abject cluelessness and incapacity to govern. Beyond this, however, is the urgent need

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Wike sues Atiku, Tambuwal, demands recognition as candidate

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has sued the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar; the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal; and the PDP over the conduct of the presidential primary of the party that was held was in Abuja on May 28 and May 29, 2022.   In the suit marked

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2022 U-20 WWC: Falconets Shock France 1-0 in a keenly contested group opener

  By Sedara Oluwadara Flourish Sabastine scored in the 85th minute what turned out to be the match winner in Nigeria’s opening game of the U-20 Women’s World Cup in Costa Rica.     The Falconets and the French team pushed and cancelled each other out and it was only expected that one opportunity could

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