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The President, Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, on Wednesday described the all-conquering Super Falcons’ Africa Women Cup of Nations as one of the most accomplished female team in the world football.
The Central Bank of Nigeria has injected over $10.97bn, into the Forex Market between January and October this year, to defend the Nation’s currency, the Naira, against other major currencies, including the dollar.” (See Punch Newspaper report of November 18th 2018 titled “CBN Defended Naira with $11bn in 10 months”).
The Africa Investment Forum dubbed game changing event aimed at attracting multi-billion-dollar deals across the continent, kicked off on Monday in South Africa.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has called up stand-in team captain Ahmed Musa and 22 other players for preparations ahead of the senior national male football team’s two upcoming matches.
Super Falcons’ Head Coach Thomas Dennerby has cut to 15 the number of home-based professionals in camp for the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations finals holding in Ghana.
The Senate President and presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Bukola Saraki, has named Dr. Doyin Okupe as the chairman of the Media Council for his campaign organisation.
The contingent of Nigeria’s U-17 boys Golden Eaglets has arrived in Niamey, Niger Republic for the WAFU Zone B U-17 Tournament.
The Chief of Staff to the Osun State Governor, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola, has won the All Progressives Congress governorship ticket.
A lawmaker, Babajide Omoworare, has withdrawn from the APC governorship primary in Osun State.
Priests and lay faithful of the Catholic Diocese of Issele-Uku in Delta State on Tuesday joined other Catholics nationwide in mourning two priests and 17 parishioners who were allegedly killed by herdsmen during mass at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Benue State on April 24.
Jalingo, the Taraba State capital, experienced an early morning rainstorm on Saturday which reportedly killed five people and injured many others.
Apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has condemned Tuesday’s killing of two Catholic priests and 17 other worshippers, during a church service in Benue State by armed herdsmen, saying that the action was not only despicable but unheard of in the history of this country.
Nigeria and the Niger Republic, will in 60 days time sign binding bilateral and technical agreements that will enable both countries develop and build a new petroleum refinery in a Katsina State town which borders both countries, the Ministry of Petroleum Resources has disclosed.
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader and former prime minister, Morgan Tsvangirai, is in a stable condition at an undisclosed South African hospital after being airlifted from Harare in the early hours of Friday morning.
Egyptian giants Al Ahly have announced the appointment of Uruguayan Martin Lasarte as the club's new coach.
A group under the aegis of Kano Youth Organisation in Abuja (KAYOAB) has expressed worry over the statistics of three million out-of-school children in Kano State alone.
Lobi Stars face a difficult task to qualify for the group stage of the 2019 CAF Champions League after they fell 3-1 at Gor Mahia of Kenya today.
The unidentified victim reportedly died at the accident and emergency unit of the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH).
A lawmaker, Dr Abbas Tajuddeen, on Sunday inaugurated projects worth over N300 million in his constituency.
A “majority” of football federations support increasing the number of teams playing at the 2022 Qatar World Cup from 32 to 48, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said in Doha on Thursday.
The police in Bayelsa State have arrested a suspected armed robber, James Oweifa, for allegedly terrorising Yenagoa, the state capital and its environs.
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, yesterday carpeted the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led federal government’s security records, saying under its watch, more Nigerians had been killed than during the Civil War that ended in 1970.
Fifty villagers arrested for allegedly felling trees and turning them to charcoal in some local government areas of Niger state
Zamfara Government says it has concluded plans to recruit 200 paramedical health workers as part of effort to improve healthcare services in the state.