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Nigerian Navy promotes 140 senior officers

A breakdown of the promotion released showed that 65 Lieutenant Commanders (Lt.-Cdrs.) were promoted to the rank of Commanders, while 26 Commanders were promoted to Captains (Capt.)
Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets rallied back twice to beat Hungary 4-2 in their opening game at the 2019 FIFA U-17 Cup in Brazil on Saturday night. 19

FIFA U-17: Brazil-based Ebere Osinachi tips Golden Eaglets against Ecuador

Tuesday’s top-of-the-table clash with Ecuador at the same Estadio Olimpico, starting at 9 pm Nigeria time, promises to be explosive, with both teams aware that victory would mean an early slot in the championship’s Round of 16.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, yesterday disclosed that the federal government plans to conduct oil blocks bid rounds in 2020.

CSO asks President Buhari to sack minister over $62 billion debt statement

A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
Genk and Nigerian forward Steven Odey has stated that the Nigeria U23 national team is set to overturn the deficit suffered by Nigeria in the 1-0 first leg defeat against Sudan.

Musa Mamman backs Nigeria’s Olympic Eagles to overturn deficit

The Ambassador of Nigeria to Sudan, Musa Mamman, has backed the Olympic Eagles ahead of their crucial clash with their Sudanese counterparts.
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Pauline Tallen: I won’t disappoint Nigerians, President Buhari

Former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Dame Pauline Tallen, has vowed not to disappoint Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari in the discharge of her ministerial duties.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players to utilize all their chances in today’s Africa Cup of Nations semifinal clash against Algeria at the Cairo International Stadium.

Afcon: Amaju Pinnick, Shehu Dikko, Mohammed Sanusi pump up Super Eagles’ spirit

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, alongside his 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko and General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, were on Monday at the Le Meridien Cairo Airport hotel camp of the Super Eagles to ginger the players ahead of Wednesday’s third place match against Tunisia.
The day after their exquisite and efficient performance against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa Conquerors of seven-time champions and host nation Egypt) that saw them reach the semi-finals of AFCON 2019, the Super Eagles received pledges of more dollar rain from two of Africa’s richest businessmen.

Afcon: Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola promise Super Eagles $50,000, $25,000 per goal in semis,...

While Dangote made a pledge of $50,000 to the team for every goal in their remaining two matches at the championship, Otedola pledged the sum of $25,000 for every goal.
President Buhari swears In Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria Justice Ibrahim Tanko Mohammed in State House on 25th Jan 2019-3

NJC recommends Tanko Muhammed as substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint Justice Tanko Muhammed as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon: NFF urges Super Eagles to do Nigeria proud against South Africa

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has called on the Super Eagles, to do the country proud in Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash with South Africa in Cairo.

Governor Lalong: President Buhari’s fight against corruption will be intense

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has said that the fight against corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari will be more intense under his second term in office.
Almustapha Asuku new NYCN President

NYCN hails President Buhari for naming Abuja Stadium after MKO Abiola

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for bestowing an additional honour on late Chief M.K.O Abiola by renaming the National Stadium Abuja after him.
Seyi Makinde Oyo state Governor

Democracy Day: Governor Makinde grants amnesty to 35 prisoners

As part of activities marking June 12 Democracy Day, Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has granted amnesty to 35 prisoners.

President Buhari renames Abuja national stadium after MKO Abiola

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National Stadium after the late self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR).

June 12: Lots of what MKO Abiola stood for yet to manifest in polity...

The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Wednesday in Lagos described President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration and celebration of June 12 as “Democracy Day” as a new dawn of hope.
President Muhammadu Buhari with Chief of Staff to the President of Nigeria, Abba Kyari; House of Representatives, FCT, Hon. Zaphaniah Jisalo; Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo; Sen. Philips Tanimu Aduda; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.

In Pictures: VP Osinbajo leads delegation Eid-El-Fitr celebration

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, leads a delegation of FCT community and others to greet President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, commemorating the Eid-El-Fitr celebration at the State House, Abuja. 4th, June 2019.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

Minister: May 29, June 12 will be public holidays

The federal government has said May 29 and June 12 will be declared as national public holidays. They will now be observed as the inauguration day and democracy day, respectively, from this year.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

June 12 Democracy Day excites Asiwaju Tinubu

Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, National Leader of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is excited over plans to celebrate June 12 as democracy day.
Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the newly appointed Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) officially assumed duty on Friday as the 18th director general, with a five-point agenda to improve the scheme. 1

New NYSC chief assumes office

Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, the newly appointed Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) officially assumed duty on Friday as the 18th director general, with a five-point agenda to improve the scheme.

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Bayern confirm interim coach to stay on as manager

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Councillor remanded in prison for allegedly stripping woman in public

A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked.
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Kogi guber: PDP chides APC over ‘attack’ on Seyi Makinde, Musa Wada, others

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly sending armed thugs to invade the venue of the meeting of its leaders, including Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the PDP candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, in Lokoja ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi state.
Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.

Lionel Messi scores on his return as Argentina beat Brazil

Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.
Nigeria winger Victor Moses scored and also bagged an assist as Fenerbahce thrashed Gazisehir Gaziantep 5-0 in their Turkish Super Lig clash at the Sukru Saracoglu Stadium on Monday evening.

Victor Moses may return to Chelsea in January as Fenerbahce plot contract termination

Nigeria winger Victor Moses could return to Chelsea in January transfer window as Fenerbahce seem keen to end his disappointing loan spell.