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We have not zoned Anambra Governorship Ticket, says APC

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said that it has not zoned the Anambra Governorship ticket to any part of the state as being speculated. Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, APC National Publicity Secretary, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja. ´´The attention of the NWC of the APC has been drawn ...

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Nigeria beat Benin 2-0 to qualify for CHAN 2018

Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles have qualified for the 2018 Championship for African Nations billed to take place in Kenya after the defeating Republic of Benin. Nigeria sealed their place in Kano courtesy of a 2-1 aggregate scoreline having previously lost 0-1 in the first leg last week in Cotonou.‎ ‎Rabiu Ali opened the scoring in the 21st minute and Kingley ...

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Osinbajo leads FG officials, governors to receive Buhari back from London

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo led top government functionaries including some state governors to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country after a successful medical vacation in London. The President’s aircraft, Air Force 001 landed at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport at exactly 4.35p.m. The governors at the airport to welcome the number citizen included those of ...

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Saraki hails Buhari’s return, says: “the good work continues”

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country from the United Kingdom where he had been on medical vacation. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki reaffirmed the commitment of the National Assembly to continue work alongside the President in achieving objectives aimed ...

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Buhari returns from London back to Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari returns to Abuja after three-month medical vacation in London. He is being received by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, other top government officials … details later

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Sallah: Sultan directs Muslims to watch out for new moon

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III has urged Muslims across the country to watch out for the new moon of Dhulhajj1438AH from Tuesday August 22. The Sultan said this in a statement issued by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs, Sultanate Council, Sokoto on Saturday. “This is to inform the Muslim Ummah that Tuesday ...

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Manchester United beat Swansea 4: 0 in EPL away fixture

Former champions, Manchester United on Saturday beat Swansea City four goals to nothing in Week two fixtures of the new Premier League season. The victory makes it the second in two games thus making them reach 15 percent of their goals tally from last term. Goals from Eric Bailly, Romelu Lukaku, a fabulous Paul Pogba dink and a swept finish ...

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Olubadan: Panel seeks beaded crown for 11 high chiefs, 21 others

The Judicial Commission of Enquiry on the review of the 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy  Law  has recommended that 11 high chiefs and 21 baales be given beaded crowns. The recommendation was contained in a report submitted by the commission to Oyo State Governor, Senator Abiola Ajimobi on Friday at the Governor’s Office in Ibadan. Ajimobi had on May 19 inaugurated the commission of enquiry headed by ...

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Insurgency: Borno sets up boarding schools for orphans

Borno State Government on Saturday said it had constructed two model boarding primary schools to cater for the needs of children orphaned by the activities of insurgent sect, Boko Haram. Commissioner of Education, Musa Kubo, told newsmen in Maiduguri on Saturday that the school projects, located at Ngomeri-Barwee and 303 Housing estates in Maiduguri, had been completed. “Foreseeing the problem ...

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Lagos State LASIEC Condoles With Family Over Commissioner’s Death.

By Afiz Mosope Members of the lagos state independent National Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has condoled with the wife and children of one of her members Mr Lateef Raji who died on Monday 14th August 2017 after a brief illness.

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