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NFF bigwigs in Zurich for FIFA congress; To elect new FIFA President

Top officials of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, have arrived at FIFA’s headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland ahead of Friday’s extraordinary congress of football’s world governing body. NFF President Amaju Pinnick, 1st Vice President Seyi Akinwunmi and General Secretary Mohammed Sanusi flew out of Nigeria on Wednesday morning for the congress, …

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Oliseh quits as Super Eagles coach

Sunday Oliseh has resigned his position as coach of the senior national team, the Super Eagles, eight months after appointment by the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF). While the NFF is yet to react officially to the development, a top official of the Glass House, however confirmed that Oliseh had thrown …

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IGP condoles families of Yola bomb blast victims …Calls for calm; Places Commissioners of Police on red alert

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase, has commiserated with the families of those who lost their lives in the bomb blast at a Divisional Police headquarters in Yola, Adamawa state on Thursday, February 25. In a statement by ACP Olabisi Kolawole, the Force Public Relations Officer, the IGP …

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Support Nigeria’s efforts to resettle IDPs, President Buhari urges OIC; Welcomes IDB’s financing offer

President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Mecca that the Federal Government will welcome support from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) for its ongoing efforts to rehabilitate parts of the country affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. According to statements by Garba Shehu, SSA to the President on Media & …

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‘Pure water’ hawkers’ protest shuts down Benin, as traders storm Delta council headquarters over illegal levies

AGENE GODWIN, Benin While hundreds of angry hawkers of sachet water (popularly called ‘pure water’), Thursday, took to the streets of Benin City, the Edo state capital, to protest the sudden hike in the price of the product by the distributors in the state, those in Asaba market, in Delta …

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Dasukigate: Metuh knows fate March 9

Justice E.O Abang of the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, on Thursday February 25, 2016 reserved ruling on a “no case submission” brought by the embattled spokesperson of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olisa Metuh on the money laundering charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes …

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