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Nigerian journalist, 3 others win Dag Hammarskjöld award

A Nigerian journalist, Mercy Abang, and three others have emerged recipients of the 2017 Dag Hammarskjöld Journalism Fellowships.

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Peter Odili, former Governor of Rivers State

CSOs accuse Peter Odili of using judiciary to thwart justice

Representatives of civil society in the country have described as ‘abuse of judiciary, and the desecration of the nation’s institutions, the non-prosecution of a former governor of Rivers State, Peter Odili, alleging that the judiciary was being used to thwart the course of justice in the land.

Olusegun Obasanjo slams Nigeria, African countries over delayed ratification of AFCFTA

Nigeria’s former president and chairman of the Advisory Board of the first Inter-Africa Trade Fair, (IATF), Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday in Cairo, Egypt, decried the lethargic disposition of some African leaders including Nigeria, towards the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement, (AfCFTA).
Nigerian-Canadian Tesho Akindele has joined Orlando City ahead of the 2019 season of the Major League Soccer (MLS).

Tesho Akindele joins MLS club Orlando City

Nigerian-Canadian Tesho Akindele has joined Orlando City ahead of the 2019 season of the Major League Soccer (MLS).
Mohammed Salah Jurgen Klopp Liverpool

Mo Salah’s goal fires Liverpool into UEFA Champions League last 16

Mohamed Salah’s delightful first-half strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Napoli at Anfield on Tuesday, an advance into the UEFA Champions League’s last 16 and the Italian side crashing out.

Central bank injects $210 million to boost forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in continuation of its intervention in the foreign exchange market, has injected another sum of $210 million to boost sales in the inter-bank segment of the market.