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Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has backed Nigeria to qualify for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.

Benin Republic coach backs Nigeria to qualify for 2022 World Cup

Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has backed Nigeria to qualify for the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, appointed Justice Kazeem Alogba as the acting Chief Judge of Lagos State.

Lagos CJ frees 38 prisoners, orders repatriation of five alien ex-convicts

Lagos State Chief Judge, CJ, Justice Kazeem Alogba, on Wednesday, freed 38 inmates of the Ikoyi and Badagry Custodial Centres.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: WTO has disappointed in notable trade agreements

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s candidate for the position of the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), has said that the organisation “delivered disappointingly” in major trade agreements.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

NIS intercepts two Indian nationals at Lagos airport for illegal entry

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) has intercepted two Indian nationals who illegally entered the country without proper documentation in spite of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen endured another disappointment when they his Lille side fell to a shocking away defeat at fourth division side Epinal in the French Cup round of 16 on Wednesday night.

Lille offers Victor Osimhen private jet to Nigeria for father’s funeral

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has revealed that Victor Osimhen will arrive in the country in a matter of days for the burial of his father.
French Ligue 1 side, Lille have congratulated Victor Osimhen for his maiden goal for the Super Eagles in Tuesday’ s friendly against Ukraine at the Dnipro Arena.

NFF sympathises with Victor Osimhen over dad’s demise

The Nigeria Football Federation has reached out to Super Eagles’ forward Victor Osimhen who lost his father on Saturday evening, expressing grief and a groundswell of sorrow among the Nigerian Football family over the passing of the patriarch of the Osimhen family.
Morocco coach Herve Renard

Herve Renard apologies for omitting Hakim Ziyech in African select XI

Former Morocco coach Herve Renard has apologised for leaving out the name of Hakim Ziyech in a select XI of the best African players he has managed.
One of the two luxurious buses that brought the Nigerian returnees from Ghana at Seme border post on Saturday.

53 more Nigerian returnees from Ghana, Benin Republic arrive Seme border

Another batch of 53 Nigerian returnees from Ghana and Benin Republic arrived Seme Border Post in Lagos State on Saturday.

Customs impound coronavirus vehicle with smuggled poultry products

The Federal Operations Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service says it has intercepted a vehicle with COVID-19 sticker used for smuggling frozen chicken into the country.

Customs intercepts N12.7 billion vehicles, others

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a vehicle with a Covid-19 sticker used for conveying banned poultry products into the country.

Customs arrests vehicle smuggling frozen poultry products in Ogun

The Federal Operations Unit of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted a vehicle with Covid-19 sticker used to smuggled frozen chicken into the country from Benin Republic.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

How to pull Nigeria from the brink

On Monday, April 27, 2020, British oil and gas giant, BP, became the latest in a growing number of energy firms to declare a massive quarterly loss. Their loss was in the region of $4.4 billion dollars. Bear in mind that this was a conglomerate that posted a $2.6 billion profit in the corresponding quarter of 2019.
Newsmen gathered that the trio, Commando Kwasi, Eberivie Isiaq and Kemi Terivie, a mother of one, went to Cotonou, Republic of Benin in January.

Three Togolese arrested after illegally entering Nigeria

Chairman, Iseyin local government, Mufutau Abilawon, alongside representatives of Aseyin of Iseyin, Ikolaba of Iseyin, Ismahil Odubiyi and members of COVID-19 local committee visited the residence of the foreigners to ascertain their travel history and medical condition on Wednesday.
Osun State Governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.

Three health workers test positive for coronavirus in Osun

Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Sunday disclosed that the state has recorded its first coronavirus death.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) generated N39.06 billion in 2018 as against N35.72 billion it generated as local revenue in 2017, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.

Nigeria receives 13 returnees from Togo

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it had received 13 Nigerians that arrived from Lome, Togo at Seme-Krake joint border post.

Russians among hostages taken by pirates off West African coast – embassy

The Russian Embassy in Benin Republic on Tuesday said three Russians were among seven or eight crew members of a German-managed cargo ship captured off the coast of the West African country of Benin.
President Muhammadu Buhari has written an emotional tribute about his late Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, who died in Lagos on 17th April.

Abba Kyari: President Buhari receives condolence messages from foreign, national leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday received several messages of condolences from foreign and national leaders over the death of Abba Kyari, his late Chief of Staff.
Semi Ajayi

Semi Ajayi: I’ll prefer to win AFCON over FA Cup, League Cup

West Bromwich Albion defender Semi Ajayi said he prefers to win the Africa Cup of Nations title with the Super Eagles to lifting the FA Cup or League Cup in England.

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A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

How court jailed ex-NIMASA chief for fraud

A former executive director at the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Ezekiel Agaba, was guilty of laundering N1.5 billion belonging to the agency, a Lagos Division of the Federal High Court ruled on Wednesday.
Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC)

House of Reps uncover how NDDC spent N81 billion in four months without projects

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, uncovered the numerous spendings by the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from February to May 2020.

Kidnapping: Court admits confessional statements of Wadume’s co-defendants

The Federal High Court in Abuja, on Wednesday, admitted into evidence, two confessional statements that were allegedly made by co-defendants of alleged Taraba kidnap kingpin, Bala Hamisu (aka Wadume).
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, said contrary to what is in circulation, he never poured acid on a fellow student as an undergraduate but rather drew the attention of the school security and took the victim for first aid treatment.

Edo guber: NRM prays court to disqualify Osagie Ize-Iyamu as APC candidate

The National Rescue Movement (NRM) has prayed a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja to disqualify Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate for the Sept. 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo.
The International Football Association Board (IFAB) have announced that the five substitutions rule will be continued next season.

IFAB announces five substitutes to be allowed next season

The International Football Association Board (IFAB) have announced that the five substitutions rule will be continued next season.