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November 20, 2017 10:09 AM Saraki mourns Ekwueme, commiserates with Nigeria, family

Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki has expressed grief over the demise of the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria, Dr. Alex Ekwueme. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, also lauded the dedication and service of Ekwueme to the development of the country. He described Ekwueme as a rare personality 16

November 18, 2017 9:19 PM Kwara LG polls: Saraki hails massive turnout, peaceful conduct

President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has lauded the good people of Kwara State, for turning out enmase to vote for candidates of their choice in the Saturday’s local government election. Speaking with journalists after he voted at Opobiyi, Agbaji polling centre in Ilorin West local government area of the state, Saraki appreciated the voters for the large 23

November 16, 2017 4:12 PM Anambra guber: What Buhari told me about Saturday’s poll – Ohanaeze President, Nwodo

He said, “I have made representations to the President who has assured me that the elections will be free and fair. “Ohaneze notes with satisfaction the resolve of the people of Anambra State and all the political parties in Anambra state to turn out for the elections. Not to do so would be a disservice to Anambra State and Ndigbo.” President Buhari 18

November 16, 2017 4:32 AM FEC endorses new Building Code for Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday endorsed a new National Building Code for the country. The council at its meeting in Abuja, presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, also approved the reconstruction of the Gombe-Biu Road at a cost of N27 billion. Speaking with State House Correspondents after the meeting, the Minister of Power 31

November 13, 2017 2:16 PM La Liga: Real Madrid missing Pepe’s experience – Nacho

Real Madrid defender, Nacho Fernandez has said the club is missing the experience of former defender, Pepe. Nacho insisted that he has learnt so much from Pepe, who joined Turkish champions Besiktas on a free transfer this summer. “I learnt so much from Pepe and we miss his experience,” Nacho told Cadena Ser. “My honest opinion is we do not need to sign another 28

November 7, 2017 11:09 AM Algeria vs Nigeria: Full update of players in camp [See list]

Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi and Turkey-based Kenneth Omeruo are the latest to join the Super Eagles camp in Rabat Morocco as Gernot Rohr’s men prepare to face Algeria in the inconsequential World Cup qualifier in Algiers on Friday. Captain John Mikel Obi and young Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper Francis Uzoho as well as Chippa United custodian Daniel Akpeyi 38

November 4, 2017 5:40 AM NFF appoints Taribo Vice — OsunDefender

Taribo West has been appointed Vice Chairman of the NFF Technical Study Group. The Nigeria Football Federation dissolved on Monday its previous committees and released only the names of the new chairmen and vice chairmen of the committees on Friday. Former AC Milan and Inter Milan defender Taribo was named vice to Abba Yola in the NFF Technical Study 33

November 3, 2017 7:13 AM University of Ibadan releases 2017/18 admission cut-off marks (SEE LIST)

The University of Ibadan (UI) on Thursday officially released the 2017/2018 cut-off marks for all courses for admission into the university. The cut-off marks showed that Medicine and Surgery and Law has the highest merit cut-off point of 71.875 and 70.38 respectively for the 2017/18 academic session. It put the cut off marks for the Educationally Less-Developed 24

November 3, 2017 1:17 AM LASU don slumps, dies

Details of how Dean of the Faculty of Science, Lagos State University (LASU), Prof Oluwole Omikorede, died on Wednesday has emerged. Prof Omikorede was on his way home when heslumped in his car and was subsequently rushed to Igando General Hospital where he died later. According to the management staff, Prof Omikorede, a foundation staff of LASU and Anglican 28

November 2, 2017 2:07 PM World Bank’s support fund disbursement in North East ends 2018

The World Bank says the disbursement of $50 million for the livelihood and food support programme under the Fadama III second Additional Financing (AFII) will end in first quarter of 2018. Engr. Ibrahim Alkali, Project Desk Officer for Fadama III AFII, disclosed this in an interview with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Wednesday. Alkali said that the bank had disbursed 60