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Aiteo Cup Men’s Round of 16 fixtures

Fixtures for the Round of 16 in the 2019 Aiteo Cup Men’s Competition:.

Customs confiscate smuggled goods valued N226 million

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘B’ of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Kaduna on Tuesday, said it made 106 seizures in two months.
Enyimba wins record eighth Nigeria Professional Football League title following a 3-0 win against Akwa United in their Championship play-offs fixture at the Agege Stadium as runners-up Kano Pillars will represent Nigeria in 2020 CAF Champions League.

Aiteo Cup: Enyimba begin quest for domestic double in Ilorin

Newly-crowned Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Enyimba are top on the list of teams which would begin their quest for glory in the 2019 Federation Cup this weekend.
Bayelsa Commissioner for Information, Mr Daniel Iworiso-Markson,

Commissioner: Bayelsa remains least indebted in South-South

The Bayelsa State Government on Tuesday said the state remained the least indebted among other states in the South-South geopolitical zone.
Foreign affairs minister Geoffrey Onyeama

Federal government concerned about welfare of Nigerian prisoners abroad

The Federal Government has said the welfare of Nigerians abroad is of cardinal importance, including Nigerian prisoners in foreign prisons.
Chelsea winger Eden Hazard's proposed transfer to Real Madrid this summer won't be easy to push through, according to Roberto Di Matteo.

Eden Hazard sets deadline to complete Real Madrid move

Eden Hazard wants his move from Chelsea to Real Madrid, to be completed in the first week of June, according to the Daily Mirror.
Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.

NNL matches on hold as Aiteo Cup takes centre stage

Organisers of the Nigeria National League (NNL), the second tier of Nigeria’s football league, have placed the 2018/2019 season on hold.
An Abuja magistrate court has struck out a suit against Jones Abiri, a Bayelsa-based journalist.

Federal government docks journalist on terrorism charges

The Federal Government yesterday arraigned a journalist, Jones Abiri, for alleged economic sabotage and terrorism.
Chris Isiguzo

Tribunal rejects PDP’s plea for recounting of ballot papers in Edo

The Election Petition Tribunal in Benin has rejected the prayer by the PDP candidate in the March 9 c Federal Constituency election for the recounting of the ballot papers used for the poll.
Bayern Munich midfielder Rafinha has confirmed that he will leave the Bundesliga giants at the end of the season.

Rafinha to join Arjen Robben, Franck Ribery in leaving Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich midfielder Rafinha has confirmed that he will leave the Bundesliga giants at the end of the season.

Minister: Why President Buhari’s May 29 inauguration will be low key

The Federal Government said President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for a second term on May 29 will be low-key and that a number of events slated for the inauguration will be held on June 12.
Super Eagles

Football fans urge Super Eagles to emulate Liverpool spirit at AFCON

Football fans in Ilorin have called on the Super Eagles of Nigeria to emulate Liverpool FC’s spirit in the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt scheduled for June.
This April 10, 2019 picture released by North Korea’s official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 11, 2019 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attending the 4th Plenary Meeting of the 7th Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) in Pyongyang. (Photo by KCNA VIA KNS / KCNA VIA KNS / AFP) / South Korea OUT /

Kim Jong-un tests tactical weapons, risks angering Donald Trump

North Korea’s state media said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un had overseen a rocket and tactical guided weapons test, after the drill Saturday raised concerns Pyongyang was escalating provocations with US nuclear negotiations deadlocked.
Andy Ruiz Jr

Andy Ruiz set to fight Anthony Joshua on June 1st

American heavyweight Andy Ruiz is set to be announced as Anthony Joshua’s opponent on June 1st, according to reports.
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2019 Africa Cup of Nations fixtures

Updated fixtures for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt after organisers announced details of knockout rounds (all kick-off times GMT).
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Juanfran delays decision on new Atletico Madrid contract

Atletico Madrid defender Juanfran says he will wait until the end of the season before deciding whether to sign a new contract with the club.
Heavy downpours have flooded parts of Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, including the neighbourhoods of Botafogo and Jardim Botanico.

Flash flooding hits Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro

Heavy downpours have flooded parts of Brazil's Rio de Janeiro, including the neighbourhoods of Botafogo and Jardim Botanico.
A 17-year-old former pupil of Nigerian Airforce Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Peter Arotiba, has emerged the best overall candidate in the May-June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in West Africa.

17-year-old emerges WAEC’s best candidate with 8 A1s

A 17-year-old former pupil of Nigerian Airforce Secondary School, Ikeja, Lagos, Peter Arotiba, has emerged the best overall candidate in the May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) in West Africa.

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Central bank summons currency dealers, others on development in forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has summoned all authorised currency dealers for a meeting to discuss development in the foreign exchange market.

Federal government to inaugurate SEC board Monday

The Federal Government will on Monday inaugurate the board of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to be chaired by Mr Olufemi Lijadu.

Tax Appeal Tribunal: Gratuities not taxable

The Tax Appeal Tribunal, South East Zone, has declared that gratuities payable to pensioners are tax exempted under the Personal Income Tax Act (PITA).
Reginald Bayoko

Minimum wage: Delta government advises workers to increase productivity

Reginald Bayoko, the Head of Delta State Civil Service, has called on the state workers to redouble their efforts to ensure increased productivity in the wake of the new minimum wage.

US association apologises for treating homosexuality as mental illness

The American Psychoanalytic Association apologized on Friday for previously treating homosexuality as a mental illness, saying its past errors contributed to discrimination and trauma for LGBTQ people.