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2019: NCP postpones presidential primaries indefinitely due to lack of funds

The National Conscience Party has announced indefinite postponement of its presidential primaries earlier scheduled for between September 28 and 30.

South-South NCP rejects meeting over alleged alliance with PDP

The South-South Zone, National Conscience Party (NCP), has rejected the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) and National Consultative Council (NCC) meeting billed to start on Friday in Abuja.

NCP south chapters threaten to pull out of PDP alliance

Confusion may be brewing in the National Conscience Party (NCP) as the Southern zone of the party has accused the National Chairman, Alhaji Tanko Yunusa, of unilaterally forcing the party into ‘unholy alliance’ with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Poverty, unemployment threat to Nigeria’s democracy – Senator Zwingina

Ahead of the forthcoming National Political Summit of Save Democracy Group (SDG) Africa, Chairman of the newly constituted governing board of the body, Sen. Jonathan Zwingina, has said the current state of affairs in Nigeria, especially poverty, economic hardship and unemployment, are indicative that democracy is in danger.

NCP, ADC, SDP fault Nuhari’s position on restructuring

The National Conscience Party (NCP), the African Democratic Congress (ADC) and Social Democratic Party (SDP) have faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s position on the restructuring of the country.

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Coach Gernot Rohr has said the Super Eagles played to beat South Africa today but at the same time they did not want to take too many risks.

Gernot Rohr accomplishes ‘second target’ after Afcon qualification

Gernot Rohr was able to stamp 'mission accomplished' on the second chapter of his managerial reign as Nigeria qualified for their first Africa Cup of Nations since winning the tournament in 2013.
Super Eagles players landed in Asaba, Delta state, at 11-14am on Sunday after picking the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket in the qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa-5

Super Eagles arrive Asaba from South Africa

Super Eagles players landed in Asaba, Delta state, at 11:14am on Sunday after picking the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations ticket in the qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa.

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to speak at leadership conference in Lagos

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, former president of Liberia, will deliver the keynote speech at Women in Successful Careers, (WISCAR) 2018 annual leadership and mentoring conference.
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Novak Djokovic sets up ATP Finals title clash with Alexander Zverev

Novak Djokovic produced a masterclass on Saturday to crush Kevin Anderson and set up a title decider at the ATP Finals against Alexander Zverev, who ousted Roger Federer after a bizarre incident involving a ball boy.
Portugal's Rui Patricio and Jose Fonte celebrate after the match. REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo

Portugal hold off Italy to reach Nations League semi-finals

European champions Portugal became the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals on Saturday after holding Italy to a 0-0 draw at the San Siro.