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Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has asserted that his players have learned from their mistakes ahead of their final group stage encounter of the 2019 Fifa U-20 World Cup in Poland against Ukraine.

African Games: Flying Eagles beat South Africa 2-1 to top Group A

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles on Tuesday defeated South Africa 2-1 at the ongoing 12th African Games to secure their first three points.

Housewife drags ex-husband to court, seeks N1.1 million for daughter’s upkeep

A housewife, Hurera Usman, on Thursday dragged her former husband before a Sharia Court II, sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna state, seeking N1.1 million as upkeep allowance for daughter for 18 years.
Flying Eagles head coach, Paul Aigbogun, has reaffirmed his players readiness for today’s Group A clash against Burundi at the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Cup in Niger.

All Africa Games: Flying Eagles coach names final squad

The coach of the Nigeria U-20 team, Paul Aigbogun, has announced his final 18-man squad for the 2019 African Games men’s football event billed for Morocco.

Hajj: Saudi Arabia advises pilgrims on rain forecast

The Saudi Civil Defense has urged all pilgrims to stay safe, cautious and avoid low grounds after the Meteorological Centre’s warning about a possible downpour in Makkah and its environs.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor orders district heads not to celebrate Hawan Daushe with Emir Sanusi

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed all district heads to celebrate traditional Hawan Daushe in their respective emirates.

Court dismisses kingmakers request to halt new emirs in Kano

A Kano High Court on Friday dismissed an application of four Kano Emirate King makers against newly installed Emirs to stop parading themselves as Emirs and recognition of the recently created Emirates by the state government.

Federal government hails Singapore’s court decision to free Nigerian on death row

The Federal Government has commended the decision of the Supreme Court of Singapore to free a Nigerian, Mr Adili Ejike, who was earlier sentenced to death for drug trafficking in the country.
Buba Marwa

Drug abuse: Committee to submit report soon – General Marwa

The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee for the Elimination of Drug Abuse, Brigadier General Mohammed Buba Marwa (retd), has disclosed that the committee will soon transmit its report to the Presidency.

CCSG: Leak of central bank governor’s audio tape done in bad faith

The purported leakage of an audio of the Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Dr Godwin Emefiele, discussing an alleged missing N500bn has been condemned by the Coalition of Civil Society Groups (CCSG), as an act done in bad faith and an attempt to blackmail the CBN governor.
The Senate said on Tuesday that Nigerians felt great relief when Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar returned from Saudi Arabia where she was detained for four months by that country’s authorities.

Senate: Return of Zainab Aliyu, Ibrahim Abubakar from S/Arabia a great relief to Nigerians

The Senate said on Tuesday that Nigerians felt great relief when Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar returned from Saudi Arabia where she was detained for four months by that country’s authorities.

Governor Ganduje: We created new emirates to reduce Emir Sanusi’s burden

Abdullahi Ganduje, governor of Kano state, says he created new emirates in the state to reduce the burden of the Kano emirate under Muhammad Sanusi.
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

New Emirs: How Governor Ganduje defied ‎court order

The Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Ganduje, on Saturday presented appointment letters to the four newly appointed Emirs in the state.

Governor Ganduje orders new emirs to ensure every child goes to school

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has ordered the newly inaugurated Emirs in the state to ensure that every child in their domains is sent to school.

Governor Ganduje: New emirs appointed before court order

The Kano State Government has said it didn’t receive any court order restraining Governor Abdullahi Ganduje from further action concerning the newly appointed First Class Emirs of Rano, Karaye, Gaya and Bichi Emirates.
Aminu Ado Bayero

Governor Ganduje appoints Ado Bayero’s son, 3 others as emirs

The Kano State government has appointed Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero as emir of Bichi emirate, one of the four newly-created emirates. It also confirmed the upgrade of three district heads of Karaye, Rano and Gaya to first class emirs for their respective emirates.
Muslim groups on Friday commended the Federal Government for efforts to secure the release of Miss Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar detained by Saudi Arabian authorities.

Muslim groups hail federal government over Zainab Aliyu, Ibrahim Abubakar’s release

Muslim groups on Friday commended the Federal Government for efforts to secure the release of Miss Zainab Aliyu and Mr Ibrahim Abubakar detained by Saudi Arabian authorities.

Femi Fani-Kayode praises President Buhari, denies dumping PDP

Mr Femi Fani-Kayode, ex-minister of aviation and critic of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), agreed praising President Muhammadu Buhari but has denied dumping opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Ministry: Silent diplomatic efforts aided Zainab Aliyu, Ibrahim Abubakar release by Saudi Arabia

Foreign Affairs Ministry says its silent diplomatic efforts in the past few weeks culminated in the release of Zainab Aliyu and Ibrahim Abubakar arrested by Saudi authority for drug related offence.

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Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.

Reports: Victor Wanyama undergoes medical ahead of Club Brugge move

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
Nasir Ajanah

Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.