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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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Governors to meet Muhammadu Buhari again on minimum wage

Governors are to meet President Muhammadu Buhari again to find a way out of the controversy surrounding a new minimum wage, just as Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) calls for the implementation in January.
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Donald Trump shortlists son-in-law for chief of staff

Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner is on the short-list of potential candidates for the president’s next chief of staff, US media said.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court bars Kogi government from probing, suspending chief judge, chief registrar

The Koton-Karfe Division of the High Court of Kogi State has restrained Kogi State Government and the state’s House of Assembly from taking steps that would hinder the discharge of the duties of the Chief Judge of the state, Justice Nasiru Ajanah and his Chief Registrar, Yahaya Adamu.
Lucas Torreira

Paul Merson: Lucas Torreira has changed Arsenal

Paul Merson believes Arsenal have been crying out for a Lucas Torreira for over a decade, and insists the midfielder has transformed the side.

Lai Mohammed: Nigeria compiling list of festivals nationwide to boost tourism

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said his Ministry will soon produce a compendium of the festivals across the country as part of efforts to boost tourism and showcase the country’s diverse cultures.