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Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Sports, Mr. Adeboye Anthony Adeyinka (right) enjoying the France vs. Uruguay match alongside other Nigerian ex- internationals at the Teslim Balogun Stadium viewing centre, Surulere on Friday.

World Cup: Lagos fans evoke experiences at Governor Ambode’s viewing centres

Lagos fans have expressed appreciation to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for the opportunity of watching the Russia 2018 World Cup free as one of the greatest sports fiesta ended on June 15.

Official: Kebbi accounts for Nigeria’s 3.6mt rice production

Kebbi State now produce more than 3.6 metric tonnes of rice annually out of the national production capacity of 5.7 metric tonnes in Nigeria.

Lagos commends residents’ conduct at World Cup viewing centres

The Lagos State Government has commended residents for their good conduct at the eight World Cup Viewing Centres throughout the period of the just concluded 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Ugandan citizens unite against social media tax

Politicians, clerics, feminists and others have formed a broad coalition of Ugandans calling on Tuesday for an end to a social media tax the government hopes will raise revenue and silence "gossip".

SMEDAN wants youths involvement in SMEs

Mr Dikko Radda, the Director-General, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), says the active participation of youths in Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) will enhance Nigeria’s economic development.

Catholic priest suspended for rapping in church

Fr Paul Ogalo had been using rap music to attract youths to Church and spread messages against drugs and in favour of social justice issues.
Nigeria's players react after during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Croatia and Nigeria at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 16, 2018. | AFP PHOTO | OZAN KOSE

World Cup: A review of the performance of African teams so far

There have been exceptional performances at the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia but the African teams have not particularly had a bright start to their campaign in the 21st edition of the Coupe de Mundial.

Traditional rulers honour Governor Ugwuanyi for community development

Enugu State Traditional Rulers’ Council on Saturday honoured Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi for his efforts in community development.

US blames Canada for G7 fiasco, says Justin Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back’

The US blamed Canada on Sunday for the disastrous ending to the G7 summit, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stabbed us in the back," while American allies held Washington responsible.

Official: NIPC is determined to attract more investors to boost economy

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission says the commission has taken some proactive steps to attract more investors into the country in spite of some challenges.

June 12 declaration boosts newspaper sale

According to him, Buhari’s declaration is good for democracy and it has made the President more democratic than any past Military leaders in Nigeria.

Wizkid, Davido, Falz others make 2018 Forbes Africa under 30 list

Popular Nigerian singers, Davido and Wizkid have made the list of the 2018 Forbes Africa under 30 individuals that are making waves in their industries across the continent.

Minister solicits capital allocation to communications ministry, agencies

The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, has disclosed that inadequate capital allocation had hindered the ministry’s efforts at contributing competently to national development.

Yemi Kale: Why Nigeria is now investors’ best destination

The immediate post-recession period when the fundamentals of the economy are at the early stages of recovery is the best time to invest in Nigeria, the director general, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Yemi Kale, has said.

Odunlade Adekola: I didn’t buy my UNILAG certificate

It is no longer news that Yoruba movie star, Odunlade Adekola, graduated from the University of Lagos with a degree in Business Administration on May 9.

SON calls on e-Commerce stakeholders to adhere to standards

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says there is the need for stakeholders in the e-Commerce space to adhere strictly to standards to grow the sector.

Delta Assembly passes Public Defender Bill

The Delta House of Assembly on Wednesday passed the State Office of the Public Defender Bill.

60 Young Nigerians for Mandela Fellowship in US

United States Mission to Nigeria is to send 60 young Nigerians to participate in the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellowship programme for six weeks from June 18 to August 2.

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