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July 21, 2018 3:52 PM Osun 2018: Speaker, Najeem Salaam Thanks Supporters

Speaker, Osun State House of Assembly, Dr. Najeem Salaam has expressed his gratitude to thousands of his supporters and admirers who voluntarily voted for him at the APC governorship primary election, saying he was humbled by the genuine love the party faithful showed him. In a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Goke Butika, Dr. Salaam 16

July 20, 2018 7:39 PM CBN staff killed by gunmen in Zamfara

The Police have confirmed the killing of a staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kabiru Zango, by unknown gunmen in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital. The Police Command Public Relations Officer, Muhammad Shehu, said in a statement made available to journalists that Zango was shot dead at his residence on Friday. “The Zamfara State Police Command wishes 21

July 20, 2018 1:34 PM NFF crisis: Why FIFA cannot ban Nigeria – Barrister Nnaji

Former Commissioner for Sports in Enugu State, Barrister Ray Nnaji, has insisted that FIFA cannot ban Nigeria following the leadership tussle in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). According to him, FIFA knows Nigeria would challenge the organisation in the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS), to know whether it has the right to meddle in a country’s 17

July 20, 2018 10:42 AM Buhari Mourns Ibrahim Coomassie

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family, government, and people of Katsina State over the demise of his classmate and former Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie. The President’s condolence message is contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam 19

July 20, 2018 10:25 AM Over 100 Nigerians Bag U.S Scholarship Awards

The U.S. Embassy on Thursday in Abuja said more than 15 leading U.S universities offered the scholarships, starting in Fall 2018 Academic Calendar. The embassy also further explained that the scholarships, which would afford both rich and poor students to study in various universities of their choices in U.S., was facilitated through Education USA Abuja 19

July 20, 2018 9:45 AM Ede CPI: The Revitalization And Benefits

Ede Cocoa Processing Plant, Osun State is the only attracting cocoa factory among the Nigeria’s remaining five cocoa processing factories to tap export demand for butter, cake and powder tea production. The once moribund Cocoa Processing Company received a lifeline with the intervention of Governor Rauf Aregbesola and two Chinese firms who have resuscitated 19

July 20, 2018 9:10 AM 2019: INEC reveals number of workers it needs for Nigeria election

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed the total number of workers it would need for 2019 general election. INEC said it would need almost a million workers, but added that most of its staff would be ad-hoc. INEC’s Commissioner in charge of Voter Education and Publicity, Prince Solomon Soyebi, also disclosed to Punch that the commission 17

July 20, 2018 8:23 AM Nigerian govt evacuates 230 stranded Nigerians in Russia

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said that Nigerians stranded in Moscow, Russia at the end of the 2018 World Cup Tournament would be evacuated today. The Ministry’s Spokesperson, Dr Tope Elias-Fatile, in a statement on Thursday in Abuja said over 230 stranded Nigerians had been cleared to board an Ethiopian Airline flight to Abuja on Friday. He said that the development 20

July 20, 2018 7:57 AM How we got 125 votes after spending N50 million in Ekiti

A gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), Mr. Olalekan Dotun Ayorinde has narrated how his party, ANRP, got a total number of 125 votes after spending the sum of N50 million for the just concluded Ekiti state gubernatorial election. The United States of America-based Bio-Pharmacist made this revelation while 18

July 20, 2018 6:04 AM Chelsea celebrates Mikel Obi

Premier League giants, Chelsea have taken out time to reminisce on one of their greatest ex-player, John Obi Mikel. The West London club took to their official Twitter page on Thursday to post a compiled video of the Super Eagles captain in action for the Blues. Mikel, who is currently playing for Chinese club, Tianjin Teda, joined Chelsea 12 years ago. The 31-year-old 23