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Aiteo Cup: Rangers face Lobi Stars as Rivers United tackle Akwa United

The 2019 Aiteo Cup competition in the men’s category enters the Round of 32 stage on Wednesday with 16 matches slated for 11 venues across the country.

Benue to rehabilitate rural roads or easy transportation of agricultural produce

Benue State government said it has completed modalities for the development and rehabilitation of 500 kilometers of rural roads across the state.

Rivers United to face Akwa United as Federation Cup reaches Round of 32

Football fans will be presented with more than value for their money at any of the match venues they decide to go and watch in the Federation Cup Round of 32 with mouth-watering fixtures ready to be served to them on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.
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.
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EFCC expresses worry over use of POS machines

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday expressed concern over what it called the errant use of Point of Sale (POS) machines in the country.
Enyimba beat FC Ifeanyi Ubah 3-1 to climb on top of log table in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six on Monday at the Agege Stadium.

Enyimba claim 2018/19 NPFL title

Enyimba International Football Club claimed a record eighth title in emphatic manner on Wednesday in Lagos as they were crowned champions of the abridged 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

NSCDC uncovers tunnel used in stealing PMS, arrests one

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, Rivers State Command has uncovered a tunnel in Ogali community, Eleme Local Government Area of the state used by oil thieves to siphon premium motor spirit (petrol).
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Abubakar Tsav: Nigeria lacks maturity for state police

Alhaji Abubakar Tsav, a retired Commissioner of Police, on Sunday said that Nigeria was not yet civilised and mature for states to operate their own police.

IFAD trains 96,000 farmers on financial literacy

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has begun training of 96,000 farmers on financial literacy and inclusion to inculcate in the farmers the need for savings culture aimed at sustainability.

Benue spends N16 billion to renovate, upgrade schools

The Benue State Government spent N16 billion to renovate and upgrade its primary and secondary schools in the last four years, according to Prof Dennis Ityavyar, former education commissioner. =

Governor Ortom: How Benue can grow

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has said if the state must develop, it has to use other people’s money.

JAMB’s missing N35 million: Court remands woman charged with blaming snake

An FCT High Court Maitama on Friday remanded Philomina Chieshe and five other Joint Admission and Matriculation Board officials, over their involvement in the missing N35 million from sales of JAMB e-card in Benue.
Nigeria's Budget Minister Udoma Udo Udoma speaks during the public presentation and breakdown of 2018 Appropriation Act in Abuja, Nigeria.

2019 budget: Federal government unsure of how to bridge funding gap

The federal government says it is caught between a rock and hard place on how to raise additional N102.84 billion to bridge the funding gap created in the 2019 budget as a result of the increase of N90.3 billion by the National Assembly.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

Super Six: SWAN applauds FC Ifeanyi Ubah

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Anambra Chapter, has congratulated the board and management of FC Ifeanyi Ubah for qualifying for the Super 6 stage of 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season.

Governor Ortom sacks commissioners, reveals plans for next cabinet

The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, yesterday dissolved the Benue State Executive Council.

OPWS recover 186 weapons, 3,569 assorted ammunition from militants in one year

Operation Whirl Stroke (OPWS), the military spike operation in Benue state, said it recovered about 186 assorted weapons during it’s operations across three states of the country in the last one year.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC secures conviction of ATM fraudster in Benue

The Makurdi Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC) has convicted an ATM fraudster in Benue State, Ikechukwu Sunday Onovo, using the plea bargain option.

NPFL: Abia Warriors, Plateau United survive as El-Kanemi, Gombe United relegate on final day

2017 Nigeria Professional Football League winners, Plateau United survived relegation on the final day of the 2019 season after a 0-0 draw away at Delta Force but El-Kanemi Warriors, Gombe United, Kwara United, Bendel Insurance and Go Round were relegated after failing in matches played yesterday.

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Police: We’re searching for kidnapped Catholic Priest

The Edo State Police Command said it has begun search for Fr Isaac Agubi, who was abducted by gunmen.

ICPC: Nigeria must deploy intelligence to combat terrorism, banditry

Prof. Bolaji Owasanoye, Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has charged Nigeria to deploy intelligence if she wants to be able to combat terrorism, banditry and kidnapping.
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Maurizio Sarri takes charge at Juventus after leaving Chelsea

Maurizio Sarri was named new coach of Juventus on Sunday after his exit from Chelsea following a troubled single campaign in London.
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China: We would give preference to Nigerians applying for visas

The government of the People’s Republic of China on Monday said that it would create more opportunities for more Nigerians to visit China in the years ahead.

Peter Obi: INEC must provide server used for election

Vice Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the February 23 presidential election, Mr. Peter Obi, has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will not escape providing the server it used for the election. =