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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

Buhari: Why We Didn’t Use Force to Free Kaduna Train Attack Victims

Deji Elumoye in Abuja   President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday explained why his administration decided not to use maximum force to free the victims of the Kaduna-bound train abducted by terrorists about five months ago, saying the millitary jettisoned use of lethal force so that innocent souls will not be killed. He, however, gave an assurance

By |2022-08-11T20:46:46+01:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

N30bn Debt Owed by FG Crippling our Business, Says A-Z Oil

Oil marketing conglomerate A-Z Oil Nigeria Ltd yesterday urged the House of Representatives to prevail on the Federal Ministry of Finance to pay the N30 billion debt owed by the Federal Government. This was as the House Ad-hoc Committee on the Volume of Fuel Consumed Daily in the Country asked oil marketing companies involved in

By |2022-08-11T20:42:03+01:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Ogun monarchs endorse Abiodun for second term

Traditional rulers under the aegis of the Progressive Royal Fathers of Ogun Central on Thursday endorsed the state Governor, Dapo Abiodun, for another term of four years.   The royal fathers, who hinged their support for the governor’s second term bid on what they described as “his sterling and creditable performance in office”, said one

By |2022-08-11T20:34:20+01:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Lawyer asks Dangote, Otedola to pay off ASUU

An Abuja-based lawyer, Pelumi Olajengbesi, has appealed to chief executive officers of banks and billionaire businessmen including Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola, Abdul Samad Rabiu, and Mike Adenuga to pay off the N1.1 trillion demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities.   The lawyer said the Federal Government has displayed irresponsibility and nonchalance to resolve

By |2022-08-11T18:57:06+01:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Buhari sets development targets for new ECOWAS leadership

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Thursday, received at State House, Abuja, the new President of the ECOWAS Commission, Dr Omar Alieu Touray, and his management team, telling them the kind of sub-regional body West African leaders desire, and must have.   This was contained in a statement on Thursday signed by Buhari

By |2022-08-11T18:11:03+01:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Owo Church Attack: Adeyeri reacts to arrest of perpetrators

By Adeboye Ado A chieftain of All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, Hon. Adeyeri Stephen, has applauded the military over the arrest of suspected attackers of St Francis Catholic Church, Owo.   Terrorists had on June 5, attacked the Catholic Church and opened fire on worshippers during a Sunday Mass,  killing 48 parishioners.   But

By |2022-08-11T17:58:50+01:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Peter Obi meets Ondo ex-gov Mimiko

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, on Thursday held a meeting with a former Ondo State governor, Olusegun Mimiko. Mimiko, who governed Ondo from 2009 to 2017, shared photos from their meeting on his verified Twitter page, @segunmimiko, on Thursday. “Pleased to receive my brother, H.E. @PeterObi this morning,” he wrote. The

By |2022-08-11T16:56:17+01:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

Buhari meets Abuja-Kaduna train attack victims’ representatives

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is in a meeting with the representatives of the victims of the Abuja-Kaduna train attack.   The terror attack on the train took place on March 28, 2022. In a terse tweet, the Presidency said, “President #MBuhari is meeting with representatives of victims of the Abuja-Kaduna Train abduction.”

By |2022-08-11T16:53:03+01:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments

$418m Paris Club refund deductions: Govs’ objection baseless – Malami

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru   THE Attorney-General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Thursday, declared that state governors have no basis to complain about deductions from the Paris Club refund paid to consultants they hired.   The AGF said that the noise making arising from the governors forum was not only

By |2022-08-11T16:48:18+01:00August 11th, 2022|Categories: News|0 Comments
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