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World cup bound Super Falcons Wednesday at the ongoing Cyprus Cup, hammered Thailand 3-0 in a 7th place match.

WWC: Super Falcons get fitness trainer, match reader

Determined to make a major impact at this year’s Women’s World Cup in France, Super Falcons coach Thomas Dernneby, has requested and gotten the approval of Nigeria Football Federation to engage two more technical staff, fitness trainer and match reader.
Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation - NIDO

Nigerians in US call for peaceful, credible elections

The Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation (NIDO) Americas, has called for credible and peaceful general elections scheduled for Feb. 16 and March 2.
Renmoney

Renmoney deploys customer engagement software

Renmoney, one of Nigeria’s leading fintech companies, has deployed customer engagement software to set up an integrated support.
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Election: Ex-NDA deputy commandant urges soldiers to remain apolitical

Former Deputy commandant of the Nigerian Defence Academy, AVM Abba Zannah (Rtd), on Saturday advised officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Military to remain apolitical in the discharge of their duties, especially as the country inches towards the 2019 general elections.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari orders military to end Boko Haram threat

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that the war against terrorism is “a must win,” and has ordered the military to eliminate Boko Haram threat.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

Mahmood Yakubu: INEC will not suffer difficulties on budget, electoral act amendment delay

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has assured that the commission would not suffer any difficulty in conducting 2019 general elections due to the delay in the passage of its budget and amendment to the Electoral Act.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: I will retire Muhammadu Buhari back to Daura

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, has said he will “retire” President Muhammadu Buhari back to Daura in 2019.

VP Osinbajo inaugurates 20,000 youth into Osun employment scheme

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday inaugurated 20,000 unemployed youth into Osun Youth Empowernment Scheme (OYES).

2019: Group engages political aspirants at Lagos summit

A group, The Ambassadors, has said people vying for political offices in the 2019 elections should seek to realise the “Nigerian Dream” through their plans for the nation.

Abuja DisCo raises alarm on energy thieves

The Abuja electricity distribution company (Discos) has raised the alarm over alleged sophisticated methods of stealing electricity from its network by consumers under its network coverage areas.

Oyo SSG: APC ideology, most efficient to transform Nigeria

The Secretary to Oyo State Government, Alhaji Olalekan Alli, who has joined the 2019 governorship race in the state, has said the ideology of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) provides the most proficient platform that is capable of transforming Nigeria.
Kaduna Deputy Governor Barnabas Bala Bantex

2019: Kaduna deputy governor declares for Senate

The deputy governor of Kaduna state, Mr. Barnabas Bala Bantex, has declared his intention to contest for the Southern Kaduna senatorial seat in 2019.

Nigerian Army seeks media support in war against Boko Haram

General Officer Commanding (GOC), 7 Division of the Nigerian Army, Brig.-Gen. Abdulmalik Bulama Biu, has appealed for cooperation of the media to counter false information on military operation against the Boko Haram terrorists in the North East part of the country.

2019: I’m weighing options between PDP, APC – Ex-Governor Uduaghan

Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, a former governor of Delta State, has said he was still a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) but that he was weighing the options between remaining in the party or joining the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Presidency: Amnesty International report falls short of evidential narration

The presidency says the recent report released by the Amnesty International alleging human rights violation by Nigerian security agencies is inherently battling with credibility, falling vehemently short of evidential narration.

NJC panel set to meet with EFCC, ICPC over high-profile corruption cases

The National Judicial Council, NJC, has evolved a new practice direction that will fast track hearing and determination of all pending high-profile corruption cases.

Nigeria’s toxic NGO regulation bill

I refer to Chidi Anselm Odinkalu’s opinion piece titled, “Nigeria’s toxic NGO Regulation Bill” in The Guardian of July 27, 2017. His fears on a draconian bill from the federal parliament (House) to monitor the activities of non-governmental organisations are in order.

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Report: Super Eagles to resume AFCON camp on June 2 in Asaba

The Super Eagles will resume camp for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on June 2 in Asaba, according to sources, but, midfielder Mikel Obi is expected to join to the team later.
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Boeing abandons 2019 outlook after 737 MAX groundings

Boeing Co. on Wednesday abandoned its 2019 financial outlook, saying it halted share buybacks in mid-March and announced one billion dollar in increased costs, due to the grounding of its 737 MAX jets.
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WWC: Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby dreams of final between Nigeria and France

Coach Thomas Dennerby wants Nigeria to improve on their defensive and attacking play to challenge the best teams at the 2019 Women's World Cup.
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Dapo Abiodun: How I will run Ogun

Ogun State Governor–elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has asked those perpetrating crimes to have a rethink as his administration “would not run the state like Banana Republic.”