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kayode fayemi ekiti

Ekiti expends N3.9 billion on pension

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state has disclosed that his administration has expended a sum of #3.9 Billion on monthly payment of pensions between October 2018 and June 2019.
naby keita and ola aina

Ola Aina: I am not a finished product

Super Eagles defender Ola Aina has played down the impression that his renewed form has made him a complete player following his excellent performance so far at the Africa Cup of Nations.
Gabonese President Ali Bongo delivered his first speech since returning to the West African country following a long absence after a stroke he suffered in October.

Gabon’s Ali Bongo calls for new cabinet in comeback speech

Gabonese President Ali Bongo delivered his first speech since returning to the West African country following a long absence after a stroke he suffered in October.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger unsure of football’s managerial role

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to return to football soon, but says he is at crossroads and is not sure if he should take up another role as manager.
India Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi

India chief justice accused of sexual harassment

India’s Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been accused of sexual harassment by a former Supreme Court employee.
Canada’s Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland

With 18 Canadians dead, minister cites ‘terrible’ Ethiopia crash

Canada’s foreign minister on Sunday deplored the “terrible news” that 18 Canadian nationals were among the 157 people killed in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner.
Kayode Fayemi

Ekiti teachers get N146 million arrears of special allowances

Ekiti State government has released N146 million for the payment of Rural Teachers Allowance and Core Subjects Allowance to teachers in its employ.

Nigeria ships fewer oil cargoes to US

Oil cargoes departing from Nigeria to the United States fell to 103,000 bpd in December, down by 48,000 bpd, new data show.

NNPC spends N623.16 billion on fuel subsidy in 11 months

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the sole importer of petrol, incurred total under-recovery expenses of N623.16 billion between January and November.

Scarcity of LAKE Rice hits Lagos markets

Scarcity of the Lagos-Kebbi States collaboration brand of local rice, popularly known as `LAKE Rice’, has hit the Lagos markets, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

NMA lauds Kogi for payment of salary arrears

The Nigeria Medical Association, Kogi chapter, on Friday commended the state for the payment of two and three months’ salary arrears of its workers.

Borno government begins removal of ‘unauthorised’ campaign posters, billboards

The Borno State Urban Planning and Development Board (BOSUPDB) on Thursday, announced a ‘full-scale war’ on all ‘unauthorised’ commercial billboards, signposts and campaign posters mounted on the streets of Maiduguri, the state capital.
Mikel Obi

Gernot Rohr: Mikel Obi not retired, working on his fitness

Nigeria manager Gernot Rohr has revealed that influential midfielder John Obi Mikel has not retired from international football and will let the German tactician know when he is fit to return to the Super Eagles.
Mohamed Salah has been named Liverpool Player of the Month for October.

Mohamed Salah scoops Liverpool Player of the Month award

Mohamed Salah has been named Liverpool Player of the Month for October.
France captain Hugo Lloris admits the world champions were fortunate to only lose 2-0 to Netherlands in Rotterdam.

Hugo Lloris: France lucky to escape with 2-0 Netherlands defeat

France captain Hugo Lloris admits the world champions were fortunate to only lose 2-0 to Netherlands in Rotterdam.
Cyclone Gaja

11 killed as Cyclone Gaja ravages Indian coast

At least 11 people were reported dead on Friday as a powerful cyclone battered India’s eastern coast, authorities said.

Tunde Fowler: FIRS generates N4.3 trillion tax revenue from January to October

The Federal Inland Revenue Service on Friday said it generated N4.3 trillion as tax revenue between January and October this year.

Nigerian Army to commission university in Biu October 30

The Nigerian Army has assured that the commissioning of the Army University, Biu in Borno state will hold tomorrow as planned.

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Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE drops to 27,000 mark, amid Seplat losses

The All-Share Index of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Thursday reached all time low of 27,864.49 due to sell pressure in Seplat and 18 other equities.
The trio of Shehu Abdullahi, Jamilu Collins and Samuel Kalu could miss Super Eagles next Total Africa Cup of Nations Group B clash against Guinea at Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday afternoon.

Afcon 2021: Qualifiers draw pairs Nigeria with Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin

Nigeria have been pooled against Sierra Leone, Lesotho and Benin Republic in Group L of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon.

Governor Umahi swears in 29-year-old photographer as media aide

The Ebonyi State Governor David Nweze Umahi has sworn in a 29-year-old photographer, Francis Nwaze, into his cabinet as his special Assistance on media/project documentation.

Delta court sentences man to death by hanging for armed robbery

A Delta State High Court sitting in Warri Judicial Division presided over Justice A.A. Onojovwo, has sentenced one Victor Nwankpa to death by hanging for armed robbery.
Imam Abubakar Abdullahi, right, when he earned the Ahmadu Bello Merit award earlier this year

President Buhari urges religious leaders emulate Imam Abdullahi after US honour

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight over the International Religious Freedom Award conferred on Imam Abubakar Abdullahi of Nigeria by the U.S. Department of State.