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While Mr Offu was killed by suspected herders along Ihe-Agbudu Road in Awgu Local Government Area of the state, Mr Ugwu, a parish priest of St. Mark Catholic Church, Obinofia Ndiuno in Ezeagu Local Government Area of the state was kidnapped and later killed on March 14.
Five-times champions Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja got their camping programme for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals holding in Brazil from Oct. 26 to Nov. 17.
President of the Young Yoruba for Freedom, Adeyinka Grandson, on Sunday, said that he is not a Yoruba supremacist but a Yoruba nationalist.
Chairman, All Progressives Congress, APC, in Delta State, Prophet Jones Erue, has said Chief Festus Keyamo, SAN, has what it takes to function well as a Minister.
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.
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The Manager of Benin Airport, Mr Olatokunbo Arewa, says plans are on to expand the apron of the airport as more airlines commence operations in the state.
Antonio Conte branded himself a ‘jackass’ for his tactical blunders which saw Inter Milan struggle to a draw in their European opener this week, but warned they would kick back into gear on Saturday against city rivals AC Milan.
Mr. Rodney Nathan, the chairman of Adamawa State chapter of the Nigeria Union of Teachers has said that the allegation of rape levelled against a teacher was untrue as the teacher and the alleged rape victim, 12, were in a relationship.
Nigerian soldiers have surrounded the Maiduguri office of Action Against Hunger, an international nongovernmental working in Borno State.
The Kano State Hisbah Board says it has arrested four youths for allegedly committing immoral acts.
The Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC) has announced the downward review of the cost of 2019 general pilgrimage to Israel from N725,000 to N715,000.
Fulani herdsmen from Chad, Niger and other neighbouring countries will benefit from the National Livestock Transformation Plan, the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has said.
A team of three students from Bowen University, Osun State, on Friday emerged the overall winner of the 2019 Nigeria Universities Programming Contest (NUCPC), after slugging it out with 15 other teams.
The Federal Government has dispatched a three-man team to witness the assumption of office of Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, as the President of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) has sealed up the national headquarters of North East Commodity Association (NECAS) in Yola over allegations of fraudulent activities.