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October 12, 2018 7:07 AM Businessman docked for importing 1570 pump action rifles

A businessman, Ifeuwa Moses Christ was yesterday arraigned before a Federal High Court, Lagos for unlawfully importing pump action rifles. According to the Nigerian Customs Service, the defendant allegedly imported 1570 pump action rifles concealed in a container of ceramic wash-hand basins. Ifeuwa, a resident of 1, Ifeuwa Street, Ogidi, Anambra State 18

October 12, 2018 7:04 AM Nigeria’s economy moving in positive direction under Buhari – Minister

Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, Thursday, in Indonesia told a global audience that the implementation of the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP 2017 – 2020) was moving Nigeria’s economy in a positive direction. A statement on Thursday by the media adviser to the Minister, James Akpadem, quoted Udoma as stating 20

October 11, 2018 9:24 AM Buhari govt to release 1042-page achievement compendium

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday received 1042-pages achievement compendium. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, made the presentation before the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. Mustapha added that the compendium was a summary of policies and programmes implemented between 2015 and 2017, as approved 20

October 11, 2018 8:55 AM EPL: Why Ed Woodward refused to pay £3m extra to sign Mourinho’s target

It has emerged why former Premier League champions, Manchester United missed out on signing Inter Milan star, Ivan Perisic during last two summer’s transfer window. Perisic was high prospect in United manager, Jose Mourinho’s transfer list in 2017 and had been identified as the perfect winger to supply striker, Romelu Lukaku with service from wide areas 17

October 10, 2018 6:16 PM Nigerian Senate confirms Shonubi as CBN Deputy Governor

The Senate on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of Mr. Folashodun Shonubi, as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Red Chamber also confirmed the appointment of Mr. Muiz Banire as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). The confirmations followed presentation of report by the Chairman 20

October 10, 2018 12:40 PM Outstanding leave bonus: Strike looms as Ondo workers give Akeredolu three-day ultimatum

The organized labour in Ondo State has given the state government a three-day ultimatum for all outstanding leave bonus to be paid to workers in the state, or risk an industrial action. Labour leaders stated that workers in the state’s civil service will down tools if their demand is not met by Friday. According to the state chairman of the Joint Negotiating 22

October 5, 2018 8:22 AM FG releases 2018 polytechnic ranking [SEE TOP 10]

The National Board for Technical Education (NBTE) has ranked Federal Polytechnic Nekede, Imo, as the best in the country. Masa’udu Kazaure, executive secretary of the board, made this known in Kaduna on Thursday. Kazaure said the polytechnic emerged the best after scoring 85.08 percent in the assessment of 112 federal, state and private polytechnics 32

October 1, 2018 6:45 AM Nigeria vs Libya: Rohr to invite Isaac Success for 2019 AFCON qualifiers

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, is expected to recall Isaac Success to the squad, for their back-to-back 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Libya. The Watford forward last played for Nigeria in 2017, in a friendly game against Senegal, but injuries, fitness and poor form have kept him out of the Nigerian team. Since the start 24

September 28, 2018 11:13 AM EPL: Why I regret joining Chelsea – Diego Costa

Former Chelsea striker, Diego Costa has said that he never should have joined Chelsea. The former striker also threw a dig at Antonio Conte, the manager who exiled him before he moved to Atletico Madrid during the summer transfer window in 2017. Costa spent four successful seasons in the Spanish capital before signing for Chelsea in 2014 for a transfer 35

September 27, 2018 3:34 PM APC decries three-month suspension slammed on ex-Delta Assembly Speaker

The leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Delta State Chapter, on Thursday described as malicious and vilifying the three months suspension order slammed on the former Speaker of the State House of Assembly Chief Monday Igbuya over allegations of financial recklessness during his tenure by the Assembly’s leadership. The State Chairman of the party 18