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The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Olamide George: Prince Beyioku remains AFN secretary general, backed by constitution

Acting president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), Honourable Olamide George has affirmed Prince Adisa Adeniyi Beyioku as the authentic and substantive Secretary General of the federation.
The Secretary General of the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Mr Lamine Faty, is in Nigeria purely on routine inspection of the High Performance Centre in Port Harcourt and not because of development in the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).

Report: CAA chief Lamine Faty not in Nigeria for AFN congress

The Secretary General of the Confederation of African Athletics (CAA), Mr Lamine Faty, is in Nigeria purely on routine inspection of the High Performance Centre in Port Harcourt and not because of development in the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN).
U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday a new trade agreement with China might have to wait until after the November 2020 presidential election, with Washington and Beijing stymied in reaching a negotiated end to their two-year trade and tariff conflict.

Donald Trump: US-China trade deal might wait till after 2020 election

U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday a new trade agreement with China might have to wait until after the November 2020 presidential election, with Washington and Beijing stymied in reaching a negotiated end to their two-year trade and tariff conflict.
U.S. President Donald Trump, faced with a mounting impeachment inquiry, said Monday that written answers are not good enough from the whistleblower who first disclosed that he had pressed Ukraine to pursue investigations of one of his chief 2020 Democratic political rivals, former Vice President Joe Biden.

Donald Trump: French president’s NATO criticism ‘very nasty’

US President Donald Trump declared Tuesday that his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron’s criticism of NATO as “brain dead” was very insulting.
High heat has been affecting most parts of Nigeria including coastal areas, with temperatures well above 35C [Al Jazeera]

UN: 2019 in top three hottest years on record

This decade is set to be the hottest in history, the United Nations said Tuesday in an annual assessment outlining the ways in which climate change is outpacing humanity’s ability to adapt to it.
The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018,

Another $150,000 scandal surfaces in the AFN

The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) is enmeshed in another $150,000 scandal as grant received from World Athletic to assist the Federation in the hosting of the 21st African Championships in Athletics held in Asaba in August 2018, which remains unaccounted for.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Labour tasks Ogun government to end minimum wage negotiation in December

Organised Labour has tasked the Ogun State Government to ensure that it commence and wrap up negotiation for the Minimum Wage consequential adjustment before the end of December.
Anthony Sani

Anthony Sani: Nigeria‘ll transform to one party state in 2023

Secretary General, Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF), Mr. Anthony Sani, has said that he has foreseen a situation where the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will become the only political party in Nigeria after the 2023 general elections.
The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) rounded off its 28th biennial conference and general meeting in Lagos during the week with the inauguration of Alhaji Mohammed Abba Tor as the 25th President of the construction cost profession.

Mohammed Abba Tor emerges NIQS’s new president

The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) rounded off its 28th biennial conference and general meeting in Lagos during the week with the inauguration of Alhaji Mohammed Abba Tor as the 25th President of the construction cost profession.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Malabo, said leaders of neighbouring countries would work together and provide all necessary assistance to secure the Gulf of Guinea.

Nigeria, neighbours collaborate on security in Gulf of Guinea

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Malabo, said leaders of neighbouring countries would work together and provide all necessary assistance to secure the Gulf of Guinea.
Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika on behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on Wednesday deposited ratification on ‘Protocol to Amend the Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, done at Montreal on 4 April 2014’ also known as “The Montreal Protocol 2014”, with the International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO at the organisation’s headquarters in Montreal, Canada.

Nigeria deposits aviation law instruments of ratification with ICAO

Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, on behalf of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on Wednesday deposited ratification on ‘Protocol to Amend the Convention on Offences and Certain Other Acts Committed on Board Aircraft, done at Montreal on 4 April 2014’ also known as “The Montreal Protocol 2014”, with the International Civil Aviation Organisation, ICAO, at the organisation’s headquarters in Montreal, Canada.

Commonwealth, AU team visits Cameroon over separatist crisis

A joint team from the Commonwealth and the African Union is travelling to Cameroon to meet its leaders over the crisis that has hit the central African nation for years.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike met with Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez, last night at the Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid.

Footballers union praises Governor Wike over Real Madrid academy

The National Association of Nigeria Footballers (NANPF) has called for the establishment of more soccer academies affiliated to European club sides in the country.
Obiageli Ezekwesili

Bisi Fayemi, Oby Ezekwesili join 2,000 women for 2019 National Dialogue

First Lady of Ekiti State, Bisi Fayemi, former the Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division and former minister under-Olusegun Obasanjo’s administration, Obiageli Ezekwesili, Minister for Women Affairs, Hon Paulen Tallen, are among the 2,000 women expected at the National Women’s Dialogue 2019, with the theme: ‘The Nigeria We Want: Nigerian Women-A National Conversation’.

IndustriALL Global Union bemoan expatriate quota abuse in Nigeria

The IndustriALL Global Union Federation has decried the rate of expatriate quota abuse in the oil and gas companies operating in Nigeria.
Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has emerged President of the 74th UN General Assembly.

UN must insist on freedom of expression, association – UNGA chief

President of the General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, says the United Nations must continue to insist on protection of the freedom of expression and association around the world.

SSASCGOC tasks federal government on stringent sanctions to curb crime

The Senior Staff Association of Statutory Corporations and Government Owned Companies (SSASCGOC) says federal government must ensure stringent sanctions to curb crime in the country.
Seated with the NDDC Acting Managing Director, Gbene Joi Nunieh, during the visit were the Acting Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Bassey Etang and the Acting Executive Director, Projects, Dr. Cairo Ojougboh.

NDDC: Group backs House of Reps’ call for dissolution of three-man committee

A pressure group, the Niger Delta People Confederation, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), recently cleared by the Senate to take charge of the Commission without further delay.

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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Governor Sule, Senator Al-Makura deny friction over alleged inherited debts

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State and his predecessor, Sen. Umaru Al-Makura, have denied rumours of a rift between them over alleged inherited debt.
Banigo

Rivers deputy governor condemns raping, killing of women by pirates

Dr Ipalibo Harry Banigo, the Rivers State Deputy Governor, has condemned the criminal acts and the backdrop of incessant attacks on Seafarers on the Port Harcourt-Onne-Bonny route leading to the loss of lives, properties and the raping of women by sea pirates in the coastal waters.
Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 20

Joe Aribo: Austin Okocha, Osaze Odemwingie influenced my decision to play for Super Eagles

Joe Aribo says his decision to represent Nigeria on the international scene was inspired by the legendary duo, Austin Okocha and Osaze Odemwingie.

Boko Haram: ICC may open war crime investigations in Nigeria next year

The International Criminal Court (ICC) may open investigations into alleged rights abuses in the decade-long Boko Haram insurgency in northeast Nigeria, Netsanet Belay, Amnesty International’s Research and Advocacy Director, has said.
YouTube on Friday released YouTube Rewind, which celebrates the biggest moments on YouTube from 2019.

YouTube Rewind: Most watched videos by Nigerians in 2019

YouTube on Friday released YouTube Rewind, which celebrates the biggest moments on YouTube from 2019.