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Wilfred Ndidi recovering ‘faster than expected’ for Nigeria

Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has recovered "faster than expected" from a hamstring injury and will soon join Nigeria's full World Cup training, an official said Thursday.

Mikel Obi, Victor Moses yet to join Super Eagles camp in Uyo

Skipper Mikel Obi, Chelsea star Victor Moses as well as Israel-based midfielder John Ogu are the three players still being expected in the Super Eagles World Cup training camp in Uyo, officials have disclosed.

NUC releases names of Nigerian universities approved for post-graduate programmes

The commission said it observed that some Nigerian universities are running unapproved post-graduate programmes, leading to the award of Masters and PhD degrees.

EFCC arraigns Governor Wike’s aide for alleged money laundering

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission said on Wednesday that it had arraigned the Secretary to the Rivers State Government, Mr. Kenneth Kobani, and a politician from the state identified as Mr. Samuel Okpoko for alleged money laundering.

FEC approves N5.1 billion for road project linking Osun to Ekiti

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N5.1billion for the rehabilitation of Ila Orangun – Oke Ila – Ilale Aka road linking Osun to Ekiti state.

Lai Mohammed: Police invited me when I made allegation of assassination like Governor Wike

The minister of information, Lai Mohammed, says the immunity enjoyed by Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, has shielded him from prosecution or arrest over his allegation that the federal government is planning to assassinate him.

Governor Wike: I have nothing personal against Rotimi Amaechi

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has once again opened up on the relationship with his predecessor, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, who also doubles as the Minister for Transportation upon governing the oil-rich state since 2007 to 2015, seems not to be on the same page with Governor Wike.

Governor Wike: Federal government’s desperation to manipulate 2019 elections’ll cause crisis

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared that the desperation of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government to manipulate the 2019 general election would only lead to crisis.

Rivers SSG, politician docked for allegedly receiving N750 million Diezani fund

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned the Secretary to the Rivers State Government, Kenneth Kobani, and a Rivers politician, Samuel Okpoko, before Justice B. Bilikisu of the Federal High Court, sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on a six-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of N750 million.

Governor Wike: Security my greatest achievement

Following his numerous completed and ongoing infrastructural projects across Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike, yesterday, said restoration of peace was his most outstanding achievement so far as he marks three years in office.

World Cup: NFF has paid $2.8m to Super Eagles – Amaju Pinnick

The Nigeria Football Federation has commenced the payment of 30 per cent allowance to its players and coaches participating in the 2018 World Cup in Russia, an official said.

President Buhari: Economic saboteurs had no love for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said those who mismanaged Nigeria’s economy in the past, through fraudulent electricity projects and misuse of revenue earnings from oil, had no love for the country.

International Tourneys: Scrabble federation begins selection tournament

The Nigeria Scrabble Federation has begun an open tournament to select players who would represent the country at international meets this year.

Police arrest 10 MASSOB, BIM members in Rivers

Security operatives, on Tuesday, arrested over 10 members of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and Biafra Independent Movement (BIM), when they staged an anniversary rally, in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Rivers civil servants to get promotion arrears

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers on Tuesday assured civil servants of his government’s readiness to pay their promotion areas.

World Cup: Players hit Super Eagles camp

Super Eagles’ pre-World Cup training camp opened in Uyo on Monday, as more than six players arrived at the Ibom Meridian Hotel Camp.

American based company set to invest over $10 billion in coastal rail line

Shah Mathias, the Founder of Ameri Metro Inc, based in the United States, said on Monday that the company was ready to invest over $10 billion in the coastal rail project from Lagos to Calabar and Calabar to Port Harcourt.

Suspected killers of Rivers divisional police officer arrested

The Rivers State Police Command on Monday said it arrested seven suspects in connection with the killing of Mr Kingsley Chukwueggu, Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of Rumuolumeni Division.

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Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.