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Italy’s World Cup failure a wake-up call – FIFA chief

FIFA president Gianni Infantino revealed Thursday his dispair at Italy's failure to reach the World Cup finals where he had hoped to hand the trophy to Azzurri captain Gianluigi Buffon.

South Korea to pay $2.6m for North’s Olympic presence

Seoul on Wednesday approved a $2.6 million budget to cover expenses for North Koreans visiting for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, officials said, after the North’s leader praised the South’s hospitality.

APC must not destabilise Nigeria – Uche Secondus

Chief Uche Secondus, National chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has called on the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government not to destabilise the socio-economic activities of the country with their perceived anti-people policies.

Patronage of local rice increases in Enugu

The Chairman of Amalgamated Enugu State Farmers Association, Romanus Eze, says government policies and investments in local rice production have increased patronage of the staple food.

2019: SDP can offer Nigeria a better change – ex-SGF Olu Falae

A former Finance Minister and also a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, has said that his party, the Social Democratic Party (SDP), would provide a much better change positively for the nation if given a chance to lead.

Federal govt, states spend $6.4 billion on intervention in North-east in two years

Zainab Ahmed, Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, said on Thursday that the Federal Government and the six North-east States spent 6.4billion dollars on interventions in North-east between 2016 and 2017.

Lagos to check food, beverages contamination in restaurants, hotels

The Lagos State government has moved to check food and water contamination in eateries, restaurants and hotels across the state, imploring stakeholders to embrace the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) and certification.

Unity School starves students for non-payment of insurance levy

The Federal Government College, Okigwe has been accused of starving some of the students of food since January 6, 2018 for failing to pay N5,000 insurance levy.

Traders blame high costs of food in Kaduna on fuel scarcity

Prices of food items have increased in the last one month in Kaduna metropolis, a check by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reveals.

January PMI index records slow growth – CBN

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday reported that the January 2018 Purchasers Manager Index (PMI) - a survey which measures the productive activities in the manufacturing and non-manufacturing sectors of the country grew to 57.3 pet cent, howbeit sluggishly in comparative terms with previous growth trajectory.

Truck transit park not the duty of shippers council – RTEAN

Alhaji Musa Isiwele, the National President, Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), says Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC) has no business establishing Truck Transit Parks (TTP).

Saudi Arabia bans expatriates from 12 job types

Saudi Arabia has banned the kingdom's expatriates from working in 12 occupational domains, making them available to Saudi nationals only.

Zambian ‘sex drugs’ land men in cholera centre

Three men have been mistakenly admitted to a cholera centre in Zambia after eating herbs with "sex enhancing" qualities, an official has said.

Over 60,000 at risk of starvation in Borno IDPs camp – MSF

Access to food and water has been the major challenge of the nearly 60, 000 population of internally displaced persons (IDPs) at Pulka village camp in Gwoza local government area of Borno state, the Medicines Sans Frontiers (MSF) said.

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Oxfam aid worker ‘paid for sex’, others bullied witness

British aid charity Oxfam on Monday released its internal report into a scandal in Haiti that has shattered its reputation, revealing that a former top official admitted to paying for sex and three staff physically threatened a witness.

Senator Arise: I am in governorship race to win Ekiti for APC

A governorship aspirant on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, Senator Ayodele Arise, has said that he was in the race to win the July 14 poll for the party and serve the people of the state.

Anti-corruption: President Buhari needs support not insults – activist

An activist and public affairs commentator in Adamawa State, Alhaji Suleiman Baba-Jada, has urged Nigerians to render more support to the efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle corruption and other challenges facing the nation.

Driver docked for allegedly defiling neighbour’s daughter

A driver, Alex Emeka, 43, was on Monday brought before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly defiling his neighbour’s daughter.

African filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo passes on

One of the towering figure in African cinema, a Burkinabe filmmaker Idrissa Ouedraogo, is dead.

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Nigerians pay tributes to popular Yoruba playwright Akinwunmi Isola

Nigerians on Saturday paid tributes to renowned playwright, culture activist and scholar, Akinwunmi Isola, who died on Saturday in Ibadan.

NGO links high crime rate to internet access

An NGO, the Women Technology Empowerment Centre (WTEC) on Tuesday attributed the increasing crime rate in the society to unrestricted and unguided access of adolescents to the Internet.

Delta lawmakers demand improved power from Benin DisCo

The Delta State House of Assembly has asked the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) to enhance supply of electricity to communities in the state.
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2019: President Buhari will seek reelection – Rotimi Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has hinted that President Muhammadu Buhari will seek reelection in 2019.

Schoolgirl finds snake, not lunch in backpack

An Australian schoolgirl received a terrifying shock when she tried to find lunch in her Harry Potter Gryffindor backpack: a red-bellied black snake sliding across her hand.