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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced the match tickets for Saturday’s international friendly between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Warriors of Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.

NFF: We submitted AFCON 2019 budget in 2018

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has dismissed as misleading, statements by former Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung at the weekend that the Federation omitted the budget for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations from its 2019 programmes sent to the Ministry.

Diplomatic community pledges support to displaced persons

African Diplomatic Group (ADG) in Nigeria has pledged to give financial and other supports to Nigeria government to stem the forced displacement in the country.
Abdullahi Sule

Governor Sule: Illegal mining causing insecurity in Nasarawa

The governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule, has said that illegal mining is responsible for the spate of insecurity witnessed in some parts of the state.
FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN blackmailed Nigeria into reducing $330 million fine – ex-minister

Immediate past Minister of Communication Adebayo Shittu on Thursday explained that Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) practically blackmailed the federal government into reducing the over $330 million controversial fine imposed on it by the National Communication Commission (NCC).

Ansar-Ud-Deen fetes, clothes Modupe Cole inmates

The Lagos State Council of Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria (ADSN) yesterday feted the inmates of Modupe Cole Memorial Treatment Child Care Home School Akoka, Lagos.

PENGASSAN to set up trust fund for late leader’s children

The National Leadership of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has announced it will set up a trust fund in collaboration with other social partners to fund the training of the children of its late President, Francis Olabode Johnson.

Nigerians urged to support implementation of tobacco control act

As Nigeria joins the World in commemorating the “World No Tobacco Day”, Nigerians have been urged to support the implementation of the National Tobacco Control Act.
President of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN), Francis Olabode Johnson, has passes on.

Petroleum ministry mourns Francis Johnson

The Ministry of Petroleum Resources has expressed deep sympathy with the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) on the demise of its president, Mr Francis Olabode Johnson.

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.
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.

Minister Usani: How President Buhari restored peace in Niger Delta

The President Muhammadu Buhari led administration has established relative peace in the Niger Delta region via implementation of laudable projects since inception in the last four years, the outgoing Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Pastor Usani Uguru Usani, has said.

Federal government empowers 85 Ondo youths with tricycles, motorcycles

No fewer than 85 youths in Ondo Central Senatorial District have benefitted from the Federal Government’s empowerment programme, as some of them received tricycles and motorcycles from the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: N30, 000 new minimum wage started April 18

The Federal Government has said that no governor in the 36 states of the federation will say that he will not pay the new minimum wage of N30, 000.

Minister: FEC not divided on national carrier

The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, has contradicted what the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said concerning the suspension of the proposed national carrier.

Minister charges RCC to step up action on Onitsha-Enugu road rehabilitation

The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has charged contracting firm handling the rehabilitation of Umunya/Amawbia axis of Onitsha/Enugu expressway to expedite action in its work.

Kogi government to construct standard sports facilities in schools

The Kogi State Government is to provide standard sports facilities in three selected schools with one located in each of the state’s senatorial districts, according to Mrs. Rosemary Osikoya, commissioner for education, science and technology.

Minister: Federal government to complete Bodo-Bonny road soon

Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, on Friday said Bodo-Bonny road would be completed as scheduled.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti sacks over 2, 000 workers appointed by ex-Governor Fayose

Ekiti State Government has reverted appointments of over 2,000 workers by immediate governor, Ayo Fayose, after the July, 2018 gubernatorial election.

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Qatar shake up Copa America with thrilling comeback against Paraguay

Qatar fought their way back from two goals down to draw 2-2 with Paraguay in their first ever Copa America game on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro.
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Diamond League: Blessing Okagbare wins women’s 100m in Rabat

On her 60th appearance in the Diamond League, Nigeria’s “Queen of Sprints Races” Blessing Okagbare won the Women 100m race at the Rabat Meet on Sunday in Morocco.
Unbeaten British heavyweight Tyson Fury heightened demand Saturday night for a rematch against undefeated WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.

Tyson Fury: I‘ll beat Deontay Wilder next time

Britain's Tyson Fury says he will beat Deontay Wilder in a world heavyweight title rematch that looks set to take place early next year.
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Police rescue three kidnapped women in Enugu

The Enugu State Police Command has rescued three women who were abducted by suspected kidnappers at Ugbawka, Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State.
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Real Madrid lay down four requirements in order to sign Paul Pogba

Real Madrid have reportedly laid down four requirements that must be adhered to in order for Paul Pogba to join from Manchester United.