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Minister mourns former Falconets skipper Chiejine Ifeanyichukwu

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has expressed shock and sadness at the sudden death of veteran national female football player, Ifeanyichukwu Chiejine.
Deputy Governor of Imo State, Rt. Hon. Gerald Irona, says the state government decided to set up an investigative panel to look into the management of the Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission - ISOPADEC following reports of mismanagement of the Commission by previous administrations.

Imo governor committed to partnering investors – deputy

Imo Deputy Governor Gerald Irona has reiterated the readiness of the administration of Chief Emeka Ihedioha to partner with critical stakeholders in making life more meaningful for people of the state.
The immediate past Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Saturday physically attacked in Nuremberg, Germany, where he had gone to attend the new yam festival by some members of the proscribed Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB)

We must bring those who attacked Senator Ekweremadu to justice – Nigerian embassy

Nigerian embassy in Germany has on Monday vowed to identify and bring to justice those who attacked the former deputy senate president, Dr. Ike Ekweremadu, on Saturday.
D'Tigers

Funds threaten D’Tigers World Cup campaign

The senior National Basketball men’s team, D’Tigers’ earlier scheduled trip to China in continuation of their preparation for the FIBA World Cup may have suffered a setback over paucity of funds.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor plans basic education summit

Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje plans to organise a summit to encourage basic education.
The Arole Oodua and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi has charged Nigerians residing in Canada, in the spirit of patriotism, to come together and join the government and the people of Nigeria in proffering solutions to the economic challenges facing the country.

Ooni of Ife: Never write off your country

The Arole Oodua and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has charged Nigerians residing in Canada, in the spirit of patriotism, to come together and join the government and the people of Nigeria in proffering solutions to the economic challenges facing the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki visits Adams Oshiomhole in Iyamho

Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki on Monday paid a surprise visit to his predecessor and National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomole.

Sokoto governor doles out N70 million Sallah gift to 3,496 pilgrims

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has approved N70 million as Sallah gift to 3,496 Sokoto state Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia.

Plateau university to begin faculties of health sciences, law in 2020 – vice-chancellor

The Plateau State University, Bokkos, will start a Faculty of Health Sciences and a Faculty Law in 2020, the Vice-Chancellor, Yohanna Izam, has said.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Eid-el-Kabir: Yobe restricts vehicular movement for 11 hours

Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has approved for the placement of restriction on the movement of vehicles across the state for a duration of 11 hours.
The Federal Government of Nigeria is 100 percent in support of the bid by the country to host the 10th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in 2020, His Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Abuja on Thursday.

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian government fully supports 2020 U-20 WWC bid

The Federal Government of Nigeria is 100 percent in support of the bid by the country to host the 10th FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in 2020, His Excellency, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo declared in Abuja on Thursday.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

Benin gets the nod to host Super Eagles, Squirrels Afcon qualifier

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed Benin, the Edo state capital, as venue of the November 11, 2021, Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between the Super Eagles and the Squirrels of Benin Republic.
FIFA officials inspecting Onikan stadiun on Lagos Island preparatory to the country’s hosting of the 2020 U-20 Women’s World Cup on Tuesday. NAN-Photo.

Lagos ready to host FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup – LSSC

The Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC) led by the Executive Chairman, Kweku Tandoh, on Tuesday said the state was ready to host FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup 2020.
Nigeria Football

Why Anambra can’t float a football club

Against expectation of the public that government and people of Anambra must also be considering the option of owning their own state football club, Tony Oli, Chairman of Anambra Sports Development Commission (ASDC), has dropped bombshell that football was not the business of government.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Ministers-designate for induction retreat next week

The newly screened and confirmed 43 ministers-designate will on Thursday and Friday next week attend induction retreat at the Presidential Villa.
Melee Kyari

NNPC to extend trade relations with Turkey beyond oil

The Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, disclosed this during a courtesy visit by the Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Nigeria, His Excellency Melih Uluren, at the NNPC Towers in Abuja yesterday.
Kanu Nwankwo

Nwankwo Kanu hails Delta governor for developing sports

Former Super Eagles Skipper and football legend Kanu Nwankwo, has commended the Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa’s commitment to the development of sports in Delta State.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Senator Ubah: Task ahead enormous, but surmountable

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, Young Progressives Party, YPP, yesterday said that the task ahead of the newly announced standing Committees by Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, is enormous.

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Asisat Oshoala has begun to realise her dreams in Spain as she helped Barcelona win the 2019 Copa Catalunya after a 4-0 win over Espanyol in the final on Saturday.

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala scores to lift first silverware with Barcelona

Asisat Oshoala has begun to realise her dreams in Spain as she helped Barcelona win the 2019 Copa Catalunya after a 4-0 win over Espanyol in the final on Saturday.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF levels Boko Haram base, kills scores in Sambisa forest

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), said its fighter jets have again destroyed more strongholds of the Boko Haram terrorists and killed scores of their fighters at Bula Korege on the fringes of Sambisa Forest in Borno State.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Ogun government to demolish houses harbouring kidnappers, sets up trust fund

Prince Dapo Abiodun, the Ogun State governor, has said that the government will pull down houses where kidnappers are found and their certificates of occupancy revoked.
Kidnap Victim

Gunmen kidnap five in Kaduna

The Police in Kaduna State have confirmed the kidnap of five persons by armed men on Friday at Danbushiya Village, at the outskirt of Kaduna metropolis.

Presidency explains why ministers must go through Chief of Staff, SGF

The Presidency on Saturday cleared the air on the responsibilities of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and that of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha.