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Nigeria qualifies for final, defeats Sudan

Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles on Wednesday in Morroco venue of the African Championship match, defeated its Sudanese counterpart by a lone goal.

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2 Oil Marketers Jail 8 Years for N789m Fraud

Nigeria’s anti-corruption war gathered momentum on Wednesday as Justice Latifat Okunnu of the Lagos State High Court,  Ikeja, has convicted and sentenced two oil marketers – George Ogbonna and Emmanuel Morah, owners of Rocky Energy Limited to eight years imprisonment …

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Eulogies: Shagari, Atiku, others pay last respect to Ekwueme in Enugu

Former President Shehu Shagari and former Vice President Atiku Abubakar have joined other Nigerians in paying last respect to late former Vice President Alex Ekwueme who died at the age of 85.

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Arsenal suffer 3-1 defeat at rejuvenated Swansea

Arsenal suffered another painful English Premier League defeat on Tuesday as Swansea City capitalised on some glaring errors to win 3-1 at the Liberty Stadium. The result boosted the Welsh side’s survival hopes and dented the visitors’ top four chances. …

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Suspension of Gwarzo in order-Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, on Tuesday insisted that suspension of Mr Munir Gwarzo, Director-General of Security and Exchange Commission (SEC), was valid.

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Bayelsa Commissioner slumps at inter-ministerial briefing

The Bayelsa Commissioner for Special Projects, Mr Fred Obua, on Tuesday slumped and was rushed out of the venue of ongoing inter-ministerial briefing to mark six years of Gov. Seriake Dickson in office. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports …

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EFCC lacks power to investigate state’s finances, court rules

A Federal High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday ruled that Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) lacks powers to investigate finances of a state as appropriated by state’s House of Assembly, without a report …

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Protest As PDP Senator ‘Orders Aide To Slap’ National Assembly Worker

Some workers at the Nigerian national assembly created a scene on Monday, after a Senator identified as Biodun Olujimi, representing Ekiti south, allegedly asked her aide to assault a member of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN).

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Air Peace set for Freetown, Banjul, Dakar flights launch

Air Peace has announced a new date for the launch of its flights from Lagos to Freetown in Sierra Leone, Banjul in The Gambia and Dakar in Senegal. The airline said it will now connect the three West African countries …

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Nigerian Navy gets new spokesman

The new spokesman of the Nigerian Navy (NN),Comdr. Ayo Olugbode, on Sunday in Abuja, took over from his predecessor, Navy Capt. Suleman Dahun. Olugbode while taking over from Dahun, promised to consolidate on the good work of his predecessor in …

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