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The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has expressed his confidence that this year’s Africa Cup of Nations will be a roaring success despite being the biggest–ever event in the history of the championship.
Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team, the Flying Eagles, on Sunday arrived in Poland for this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup which begins on Thursday.
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.
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Against the backdrop of doctor’s role in protecting health, Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Oyo State Branch, Dr Akin Sodipo, caution Nigerians on clinics and hospitals they patronise to avoid falling prey to quacks
The Bayelsa State Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Support Group has accused former President Goodluck Jonathan, and his wife Patience of making surreptitious moves to cause confusion in the PDP by falsely encouraging multiple governorship aspirants to enter the race.
Director of Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) in Oyo State, Mr. Moses Atolagbe, said on Wednesday he was waiting for directive from the agency’s head office to verify the N48 billion assets declared by Governor Seyi Makinde.
Carlos Ghosn, former NISSAN chairman, currently under house arrest in Tokyo, is suing Nissan and Mitsubishi in a Dutch court for “improper termination” of his contract, French newspaper Le Figaro reported.
Technical Director of the Nigeria Tennis Federation, Coach Rotimi Akinloye, has assured that the best players will be selected to represent the country in the tennis event at the forthcoming Africa Games which will get underway from 19th to 31st August in Rabat, Morocco.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has received another batch of 163 Nigerian returnees who had been stranded in Libya, but assisted to come back home.
Following allegations that Politicians, who occupy offices in Nigeria, are enriching themselves rather than improving the lives of Nigerians, former governor of Rivers state, Rotimi Amaechi, Saturday made a statement that gave credence to the allegation.
The Urhobo Nationalist Movement, a pan-Urhobo political pressure group in Delta State, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure a substantive Minister for Niger Delta Affairs is in place before reconstituting the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
Chairman of Itu Local Government Area, Etetim Onuk, has described the much talked about Local Government guidelines issued by the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) as the proverbial case of giving something with the right hand and collecting it with the other hand.
The Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to constitute his cabinet without delay to restart the country’s economic growth.