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The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Minister hails National Assembly on 2019 finance bill

Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, has lauded the attention, speed and commitment with which the National Assembly considered the Finance Bill 2019 submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari .
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

AFCONQ: Super Eagles begin preparations on Sunday

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will on Sunday begin preparations for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against the Benin Republic.
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Measles outbreak: North East records 21,011 cases, 100 deaths – survey

States in the North East part of Nigeria recorded no fewer than 21,011 cases of measles with 100 deaths in the past few months.

Egypt’s Javier Aguirre names experimental squad from AFCON qualifier, Nigeria friendly

Egypt national team manager Javier Aguirre has named an experimental squad for their final 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Niger and a friendly away to Nigeria next month.
The Sudanese soldiers fight alongside Yemeni armed groups backed by Saudi Arabai, says NYT [Nael Shyoukhi- Reuters]

Report: Saudi Arabia recruited Darfur children to fight in Yemen

Saudi Arabia recruited children from Sudan's conflict-ravaged Darfur region to fight on the frontlines of its war in Yemen, the New York Times has reported.
Acting Finance Minister of Finance Zainab Ahmed

FG assures ECOWAS of fiscal policies to protect emerging industries, encourage investments

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says the Federal Government will continue to deploy fiscal policies that will protect its industries and also encourage investments in critical sectors of the economy.

Governor Ishaku alleges helicopter loaded with arms lands in Taraba village

A helicopter suspected to be loaded with arms and ammunition was, last night, reported to have landed in a village called Jibu, located along River Benue, near Ibi, in Wukari Local Government Area of Taraba State.

Salesboy to spend Christmas, New Year in prison for stealing motorcycle

A 20-year-old, Amuzat Ahmed, is to spend Christmas and the New Year in prison for stealing a motorcycle valued at N230, 000 and a Samsung Galaxy phone, an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court ruled in Lagos on Monday.

Russia 2018: Governor Ahmed hails Super Eagles’ qualification

Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed has congratulated the Super Eagles for qualifying for the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday blasted the U.S. Navy's handling of a U.S. Navy SEAL whose rank he recently restored following a court martial, saying he would not allow the service to remove his SEALS status.

Donald Trump says US Navy will not remove Eddie Gallagher’s status as SEAL

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday blasted the U.S. Navy's handling of a U.S. Navy SEAL whose rank he recently restored following a court martial, saying he would not allow the service to remove his SEALS status.
President Muhammadu Buhari has received Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, after he received his certificate of return from Independent National Electoral Commission.

President Buhari receives Yahaya Bello in Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari has received Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, after he received his certificate of return from Independent National Electoral Commission.

Tragedy as mother of two kills husband in Ekiti

A mother of two, Mrs Janet Idowu Jegede has been detailed by men of Ekiti State Police Command for allegedly killing her husband, Mr. Jegede.

N92 million fraud: Don’t grant ‘fake colonel’ bail – Police tell court

The Special Fraud Unit of the Nigeria Police Force on Thursday prayed an Ikeja Special Offences Court to deny bail to an alleged fake Colonel, Paulson Ogbonnah, who allegedly defrauded a businessman of N92 million.
The apex sociopolitical Fulani organisation, the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBAN) has declared support for the second term aspiration of Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello.

Kogi guber: Miyetti Allah congratulates Governor Bello on election victory

The Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has congratulated Gov. Yahaya Bello for emerging victorious in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi State.