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Governor Bagudu inaugurates N2.3 billion Kamba-Dolekaina road

Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi has inaugurated the new 22-kilometre Kamba-Dolekaina road in Dandi Local Government area of the state.
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Egypt stars Mo Salah and Ahmed Hegazi out of Nigeria friendly

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah will miss Egypt’s friendly clash with Nigeria. The Pharaons will take on Nigeria in a friendly match in March.
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AFCON U-20: Burundi force hosts Niger to draw in six-goal thriller

Hosts Niger were on Tuesday forced to a 3-3 draw by Burundi at the ongoing Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar warns security agencies against interfering in electoral process

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has warned the security agencies against interfering in the electoral process a few days to the elections.
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.

Paul Aigbogun: Flying Eagles can’t afford to lose to South Africa

Nigeria U-20 head coach Paul Aigbogun admitted that his team cannot afford to lose all to South Africa when both clash in the second Group A game of the on going 2019 U-20 African Cup of Nations in Niger Republic.

Soldiers kill four Boko Haram fighters in Borno border town

The military command in Maiduguri, Borno State, has said that four Boko Haram insurgents were, on Saturday, killed by Nigerian troops during a gun battle.
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U-20 AFCON: Flying Eagles defeat Burundi 2-0 in Niamey

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria began their quest for the 8th African crown with a 2-0 victory over Burundi at the ongoing Under-20 Nations Cup in Niger Republic.
The All Progressives Congress literally paralysed the Peoples Democratic Party campaign in Gombe as it formally received 16 prominent members of the PDP, led by campaign director-general Bala Bello-Tinka.

President Buhari pledges to improve on gains of agric sector

President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to improve on the gains recorded in the Agriculture sector to enhance socio-economic development of the country, if voted for a second term.
President Buhari gets heroic welcome at APC Campaign rally in Kano State on 31st Jan 2019-7

Presidency: Foreigners at APC campaign shows President Buhari’s influence across Africa

Office of Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari has said the presence of two governors from Niger Republic was a show of the president’s trust across the African continent.
President Buhari gets heroic welcome at APC Campaign rally in Kano State on 31st Jan 2019-8

INEC: Niger Republic governors in Kano did not violate any law

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says the presence of some governors from Niger Republic ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign rally in Kano state did not violate any Nigerian law.
As the Flying Eagles depart for the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger Republic, the head coach of the team Paul Aigbogun has promised to deliver both the FIFA World Cup ticket and AFCON Trophy at the continental junior soccer fiesta.

U-20 AFCON: Garba Lawal, Mutiu Adepoju charge Flying Eagles to go all the way

Ahead of the U-20 African Cup of Nations which kicks off in Niger Republic on Saturday, ex-internationals Garba Lawal and Mutiu Adepoju has warned Paul Aigbogun’s Flying Eagles of Nigeria against underrating any team.
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PDP accuses President Buhari of exposing Nigeria to external security threats

Nigeria’s opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Friday said the desperation of the President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress to retain power has exposed the country’s security apparatus to danger.

Nuhu Ribadu defends presence of Nigerien governors at APC rally in Kano

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nuhu Ribadu, says the presence of governors from Niger Republic at the party’s presidential campaign in Kano State does not violate the laws of the land.
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Governor Tambuwal: Sokoto traders to get another N1 billion direct loan soon

Traders in Sokoto State would yet again, benefit from another N1bn direct loan from the state government, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has disclosed.
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Flying Eagles arrive in Niamey for 2019 U-20 AFCON

The Flying Eagles of Nigeria on Thursday landed in Niamey, Niger Republic, to participate in this year’s African U-20 Cup of Nations starting on Saturday.

U20 AFCON: I have the players best to represent Nigeria – Paul Aigbogun

Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun has assured Nigerians that his team will do well at the upcoming AFCON U-20 championship in the Niger Republic and says he has picked the best legs to represent the country.
As the Flying Eagles depart for the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger Republic, the head coach of the team Paul Aigbogun has promised to deliver both the FIFA World Cup ticket and AFCON Trophy at the continental junior soccer fiesta.

Paul Aigbogun: I will not disappoint Nigerians in Niger Republic

As the Flying Eagles depart for the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Niger Republic, the head coach of the team Paul Aigbogun has promised to deliver both the FIFA World Cup ticket and AFCON Trophy at the continental junior soccer fiesta.
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U-20 AFCON Niger 2019: South Africa dare Nigeria in Group A

As the U-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Niger 2019 kicks off this weekend in Niamey, South Africa’s Amajita believes they have what it takes to toppled Nigeria in Group A of the tournament to be sure of a place in this year’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland.

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Election: Senator Shehu Sani loses polling unit with wide margin

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Malfunctioning smart card readers mars voting in llorin

Hundreds of eligible voters’ in several parts of Ilorin metropolis were unable to cast their votes at the commencement of voting on Saturday following malfunctioning of smart card readers.