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Halimatu Ayinde

Super Falcons’ Halimatu Ayinde warns Bayana Bayana ahead AWCON Finals

Super Falcons midfielder Halimatu Ayinde has assured Nigerians that the team will do everything they can to emerge victorious in the Saturday’s final of Africa Women’s Cup of Nations in Ghana.
Rita Chikwelu

AWCON: Semifinal clash with Cameroon will not be easy – Rita Chikwelu

Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu has told her teammates not to get carried with the back to back victories over Zambia and Equatorial Guinea, As she believes Cameroon will hard knot to crack.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC extends crude-for-product swaps until June 2019

Nigeria's state oil firm NNPC has extended its crude-for-product swap contracts, the country's main avenue to meet the bulk of its fuel needs, until June 2019, sources familiar with the matter said.

Maikanti Baru: NNPC heading to capital market to fund new oil projects

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) will be heading to the capital market to raise more funds to execute new oil and gas projects it had scheduled in 2018 and beyond, its Group Managing Director, Dr. Maikanti Baru, has disclosed.

Venezuelan presidential challenger says could pull out of race

The main challenger in Venezuela's presidential election said in an interview published Saturday he could pull out of the race if incumbent Nicolas Maduro -- who is seeking a second six-year term -- does not meet his demands for international observers to monitor the vote.

NNPC gets $3.7 billion alternative funding

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Dr. Maikanti Baru, yesterday said the corporation has secured $3.7 billion in alternative financing agreement in the last three years.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.