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Algeria vs Nigeria: Iheanacho, Iwobi, Nwakaeme to lead Eagles attack

Alex Iwobi, Kelechi Iheanacho and Anthony Nwakaeme are the favourites to lead the attack of the Super Eagles of Nigeria against Algeria on Friday. The Super Eagles of Nigeria will file out against the Desert Foxes in an inconsequential Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier in Constantine, Algeria. The Eagles will be without three of their regular forwards- Odion Ighalo, Moses ...

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Algeria vs Nigeria: Gernot Rohr releases Super Eagles’ line up

Credit DAILY POST Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has Released his Starting XI – that will face the Desert Foxes of Algeria in a dead rubber World Cup qualifying game in Constantine later today. Rohr revealed his starting line up shortly after the last training session of the team. Deportivo La Coruna’s Goalkeeper, Francis Odinaka Uzoho made the matchday squad, ...

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Court to hear FG’s $1.8bn debt suit against Omokore, Aluko Nov. 23

A Federal High Court in Lagos will resume hearing of Federal Government’s suit seeking recovery of 1.8 billion dollars from two oil firms in Nigeria on Nov. 23. The companies are Atlantic Energy Drilling Concepts Nig. Ltd, (AEDC) and Atlantic Energy Brass Development Ltd (AEBD). Joined as co-defendants in the suit are; Jide Omokore and Kolawole Aluko, Chairman and Director ...

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Mtukudzi, Africa’s tourism ministers to grace AFRIMA 2017

Zimbabwean music icon, Oliver Mtukudzi, the Minister of Tourism, South Africa, Ms Tokozile Xasa, minister of Culture and Creative Arts, Ghana, Elizabeth Ofosu-Agyare and other dignitaries are expected at the 2017 AFRIMA event. AFRIMA is a world-class event that holds annually with live performances from star-studded artistes and television broadcast to 84 countries around the world. The Deputy Minister of ...

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Chidinma makes acting debut in “The Bridge”

Fast-rising Nigerian singer and songwriter Chidinma Ekile , popularly known by her stage name Chidinma, has made acting debut in a romantic movie, `The Bridge.’ The movie produced by Lasun Ray and directed by veteran Nollywood Director Kunle Afolayan, is set to hit cinemas on Dec.8. The singer and now actress plays the role of Stella, a young lady from ...

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Buhari meets members, leadership of CAN in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met with members and leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting was being attended by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, National Security Adviser (NSA) Retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno and Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita. The meeting, being held behind closed doors at the Council Chamber of ...

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I’ll take PDP back to the people if elected chairman, says Daniel

A National Chairmanship aspirant in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Gbenga Daniel has promised to bring back the party to the people, if elected at the December 9 convention of the party. Daniel spoke with newsmen in Jalingo while on a campaign tour to Taraba State, saying that the alienation of the people by taking away their power to ...

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Whistle blower on Ikoyi money now a millionaire — EFCC

Credit NAN The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says the “young man” who blew the whistle on the massive stash of money recovered from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos, is now a millionaire. Acting Chairman of the commission, Mr Ibrahim Magu, stated this in Vienna, Austria, on Thursday, spokesman of the EFCC, Mr Wilson Uwujaren, said in a statement. ...

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N15B Ikoyi money: Court orders forfeiture of Osborne flat

Credit NewsmakersNG A Federal High Court, in Lagos, today ordered the temporary forfeiture of Flat 7B Osborne Towers, Ikoyi, Lagos, where the sums of $43,449,947, £27,800 and N23,218,000 were discovered in April. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had uncovered the money stashed in iron cabinets, following a whistleblower’s alert. NewsmakersNG broke the news of the discovery of the ...

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Ambode set to inject 800 to BRT scheme, assures on ease of commuting in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has launched the Intelligence Transport System (ITS), the e-ticketing for commuters using the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in the state. The launching took place on Thursday when he also performed the official launch of the Ojota Depot of the scheme as well as the new complex for the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority known as ...

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