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Kano Pillars football club gets three-match ultimatum to improve.

Kano Pillars football club gets three-match ultimatum to improve.

Kano Pillars management has handed down a three-match ultimatum to the Coach Ibrahim Musa-led technical crew to improve or face sanction. In a statement signed by the team’s media officer, Idris Malikawa, the team took the decision after reviewing the club’s performance in the last few weeks READ ALSO: Nigeria revives semi-final qualification hopes with...

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President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon on election victory.

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon on election victory.

. President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress- APC governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his election victory. He felicitated with the governor-elect in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. READ ALSO:President Muhammadu Buhari to sign Executive order banning open defecation. The President also commended...

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Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar upholds election of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections.

Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar upholds election of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections.

The Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar has upheld the victory of Governor Udom Emmanuel in the March 9 gubernatorial elections in Akwa Ibom State. READ ALSO:Residents of Uyo decries FG’s plan to regulate use of social media in Nigeria. The Appeal was filed against the judgment of the lower tribunal delivered on September 5...

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South Africa ready for e-visa system to attract more tourists.

South Africa ready for e-visa system to attract more tourists.

South Africa will start the pilot process for an online e-visa system later this month in a fresh bid to attract more tourists. According to the Department of Home Affairs, this new electronic self-service solution system will speedily facilitate the movement of low-risk travelers. READ ALSO:Golden Eaglets of Nigeria to tackle Sao Paulo FC in...

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Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly call for investigation into alleged murder of Godwin Thomas by a Police Officer.

Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly call for investigation into alleged murder of Godwin Thomas by a Police Officer.

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has called for investigation into the murder of one Godwin Thomas  who was reportedly shot dead on Thursday, November 7 during a marriage ceremony at Ndiya Ikot Ukab in Nsit Ubium Local Government Area allegedly by a Police Officer who is yet to be identified. At a Plenary,...

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House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

The House of Representatives has begun investigation of the alleged arbitrary disengagement of youths engaged by the Federal Government through the N-Power scheme under the National Social Intervention Programme. The move followed the unanimous adoption of the motion moved by a member, Taiwo Oluga, titled ‘Urgent need to investigate the arbitrariness and possible corruption in...

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ICPC investigates N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects in           Nigeria.

ICPC investigates N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects in Nigeria.

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission-ICPC Professor Bolaji Owasanoye has expressed dismay that the N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects has yet to achieve the Federal Government’s objective. Owasanoye made the remark in Abuja during a special town hall meeting on the fight against corruption organized by the Federal Ministry...

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