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Nigerian Air Force graduates more fighter pilots

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says it has graduated additional fighter pilots to boost its operational capability to meet contemporary security challenges.
Chris Giwa with his NFF executive members at the Glass House today

Chris Giwa: FIFA won’t ban Nigeria

The Ambassador Chris Giwa-led Nigeria Football Federation board has dismissed in strong terms a possible ban by the World football governing body, FIFA.
AC Milan's midfielder Giacomo Bonaventura (C) celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match Inter Milan Vs AC Milan on October 15, 2017 at the 'San Siro Stadium' in Milan. - AFP PHOTO - MARCO BERTORELLO

US hedge fund Elliott announces takeover of AC Milan

US hedge fund Elliott announced it has taken over Italian giants AC Milan after the club's Chinese owners failed to repay debt, saying the deal opened "a new chapter" for the football institution.

US hedge fund Elliott set to take control of AC Milan

American hedge fund Elliott will take control of Italian giants AC Milan this week after the club’s Chinese ownership missed a multi-million euro debt repayment, sources close to the matter confirmed to AFP on Tuesday.

US demands prosecution of killers

The United States government on Monday demanded that the suspects arrested in connection with the recent killings of over 200 persons in some local government areas of Plateau State should be prosecuted.

Nigerian Air Force holds 2018 legal conference in Maiduguri

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has held a three-day Legal Conference for NAF field commanders and legal officers at the Air Vice Marshal (AVM) EE Edem Multipurpose Hall, NAF Base, Maiduguri.

Crisis: Order of court not binding on FIFA, NFF – Festus Keyamo

Festus Keyamo (SAN), the counsel to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Tuesday in Abuja said that the order of the court recognising the NFF election of Chris Giwa was not binding on FIFA.
FIFA HQ

FIFA reiterates recognition for Amaju Pinnick-led NFF, warns Chris Giwa

The World football governing body, FIFA, has again reiterated that it only recognises the Amaju Pinnick-led board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

Nigerian Air Force reactivates CCU in fighter jet

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has said that it has recorded a significant breakthrough in the area research and development with the reactivation of Communication Control Unit (CCU) of a trainer version of a fighter jet.
Caster Semenya

South Africa officially appeals IAAF hyperandrogenism rule

Athletics SA (ASA) has joined the fray against the new International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) female eligibility rules and formally lodged its statement of appeal with the Court of Arbitration in Sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar is the current Chief of Air Staff of the Nigerian Airforce

NAF commits over 1300 officers to herdsmen-farmers crisis

The Chief of Air Staff, Sadiq Abubakar, said the force has committed 1300 officers to the herdsmen/farmers crisis.

South Africa’s Caster Semenya to fight testosterone rule

South African Olympic champion Caster Semenya will go to court to challenge controversial new rules governing female athletes’ testosterone levels, her lawyers said on Monday.

Zamfara killings: I am not chief security officer – Governor Yari

Zamfara State Governor Abdul’aziz Yari said he had dropped his responsibility as Chief Security Officer (CSP) of the state, saying he had no control over security machinery in the state.

Official: Nigeria Air Force to stop repair of aircraft abroad soon

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says it is taking drastic steps to stop the maintenance of military aircraft and other assets abroad, Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Sadique Abubakar, said.

Paolo Guerrero scores twice on Peru comeback after doping reprieve

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero celebrated his reprieve from a doping ban in style on Sunday, scoring twice in a 3-0 friendly win over Saudi Arabia.

NAF: No hiding place for militants in Lagos

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has declared war on militants who are regrouping in Lagos and other parts of Nigeria and vowed not to give them a hiding place.

Swiss tribunal clears banned Peru captain Guerrero for World Cup

Peru captain Paolo Guerrero has won a last-ditch appeal to play at the World Cup despite being suspended after testing positive for traces of cocaine, a Swiss federal tribunal announced Thursday.

Top sports court says won’t oppose World Cup place for Paolo Guerrero

The Court of Arbitration for Sport indicated it would not oppose a stay for Guerrero, who tested positive for traces of cocaine after a World Cup qualifier against Argentina in November.

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US consulate, NDDC meet on peace, security in Niger Delta

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Official: Labour leaders not involved in N62bn NSITF fraud

The United Labour Congress (ULC) said on Friday that no labour leader has been found culpable in the alleged misappropriation of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) money.

Awka residents commend Governor Obiano over Okada ban

Some residents in Awka, the Anambra capital, on Friday lauded Gov. Wille Obiano for banning commercial motorcycles, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

South African police officers to face trial for killing Nigerian

Authorities would soon arraign South African police officers for alleged killing a 25-year-old Nigerian, Mr. Ibrahim Olalekan-Badmus, in 2017.