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Hassan Jika Ardo

Former President Obasanjo architect of Islamisation and Fulanisation of Nigeria – envoy

The Nigerian envoy to the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Alhaji Hassan Ardo, has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the architect of Islamisation and Fulanisation in the country.
Former U.S. national team midfielder Mix Diskerud sees plenty of potential in Christian Pulisic, the recent Chelsea signing who is the USA’s undisputed star name at the Gold Cup this summer.

Mix Diskerud: Everybody can see Christian Pulisic is fantastic

Former U.S. national team midfielder Mix Diskerud sees plenty of potential in Christian Pulisic, the recent Chelsea signing who is the USA’s undisputed star name at the Gold Cup this summer.
Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi

Oba Ogunwusi: Nigeria should care for women

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, has expresed optimism that peace will reign in the country.
European Union flags are seen outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium November 14, 2018. REUTERS-Francois Lenoir-File Photo

EU removes Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda from tax haven blacklist

The European Union on Friday removed the islands of Aruba, Barbados and Bermuda from its tax haven blacklist, just two months after they were placed on the list for failing to cooperate with the bloc’s efforts to crack down on tax avoidance.

Thabo Mbeki to lead Commonwealth observer group for Malawi elections

A Commonwealth group has been appointed to observe the 2019 Malawi Tripartite elections. It will be led by Thabo Mbeki, the second post-Apartheid South African President.

FIFA bans eight players, agent for life over match-fixing

FIFA issued eight-lifetime bans to current and former players and an agent on Wednesday after they were found guilty of match manipulation.

US warns citizens to ‘reconsider travelling to Nigeria’

The United States of America department of state has cautioned its citizens to reconsider travel to Nigeria because of violent crimes recorded in different parts of the country.
The United States will get a chance to exact revenge on Trinidad and Tobago at the Gold Cup after they were drawn together in a group that also features Panama and Guyana.

United States to face Panama, Trinidad and Tobago at Gold Cup

The United States will get a chance to exact revenge on Trinidad and Tobago at the Gold Cup after they were drawn together in a group that also features Panama and Guyana.
Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.

Ryan Giggs: Aaron Ramsey absence “a blow”

Wales manager Ryan Giggs said midfielder Aaron Ramsey missing his country’s opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia on Sunday due to injury is a “blow”.
Gareth Bale did not feature for Wales on Wednesday evening

Ryan Giggs: Gareth Bale playing in Wales’ win over Trinidad and Tobago too risky

Ryan Giggs says it was too much of a "risk" to play Gareth Bale in Wales' friendly win over Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday.
Aaron Ramsey

Wales’ Ryan Giggs backs Aaron Ramsey to emulate Gareth Bale

Wales manager Ryan Giggs expects Aaron Ramsey to emulate Gareth Bale and reach a higher level by moving to Juventus at the end of the season.
Gareth Bale Real Madrid

Ryan Giggs: Gareth Bale tough enough to deal with Real Madrid boo-boys

Ryan Giggs has backed star man Gareth Bale to shine for Wales despite his problems at Real Madrid, where he has been targeted by disgruntled fans.
Wales' forward Gareth Bale celebrates after winning the Euro 2016 group B football match between Wales and Slovakia at the Stade de Bordeaux in Bordeaux on June 11, 2016. - AFP PHOTO - NICOLAS TUCAT

Gareth Bale in Wales squad for Euro 2020 qualifier

Gareth Bale has been included in Wales' squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifier against Slovakia, despite missing Real Madrid's win over Real Valladolid on Sunday through injury.

EITI ranks Nigeria, Norway highest in extractive sector transparency

The board of the global Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) Wednesday said Nigeria and Norway have achieved the highest level of transparency marks against the EITI standard in pushing for
European Union - Pixnio

EU adds Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, 21 others to dirty-money blacklist

The European Commission added Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Panama and other jurisdictions to a blacklist of nations that pose a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive disclosed on Wednesday.
APC Nigeria Supporters

APC: Governor Ishaku arming thugs in Taraba

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Taraba has accused Gov. Darius Ishaku of allegedly arming political thugs across the state as part of PDP’s plans to disrupt the 2019 elections.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres

UN decries ‘shameful’ reprisals on rights activists in 38 countries

The UN listed 38 “shameful” countries including China and Russia on Wednesday which it said had carried out reprisals or intimidation against people cooperating with it on human rights, through killings, torture and arbitrary arrests.
An uncompleted skyscrapper wobbles after the quake in Caracas

No fatalities after 7.3 magnitude quake hit Venezuela

Buildings swayed and people ran into the street in panic but there were no reports of fatalities or injuries in Venezuela after the country was rocked by a 7.3-magnitude earthquake near its northeastern coast Tuesday.

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NSE indices record 0.21 percent loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth African title.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
Tukur Buratai

COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Court refuses to release Omoyele Sowore

A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.