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July 15, 2018 8:54 PM Okagbare, Oduduru, Amusan lead 92 others to CAA

Nigeria trio of Blessing Okagbare- Ighoteguonor, Divine Oduduru and Oluwatobiloba Amusan will lead 92 others to the 2018 African Athletics championship in Asaba next month. Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) on Friday released a list of 95 athletes selected to represent the country from August 1-5. Nigeria sprint queen finished 7th place in 23.42 seconds 21

July 12, 2018 9:57 AM Perisic, Mandzukic Shoot Down Three Lions As Croatia Reach First Ever World Cup Final

Croatia qualified for their first ever final after defeating England 2-1 in their semi-final clash of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Moscow on Wednesday. Mario Mandzukic scored in 109th minute of extra time to seal the win for Croatia. Kieran Trippier opened scoring for the Three Lions with free kick after five minutes. England troubled Croatia with their 22

July 10, 2018 7:40 AM R-APC: How Buhari, governors caused APC crisis – Shehu Sani

Shehu Sani, Senator representing Kaduna Central has blamed the emergence of the Reformed All Progressives Congress, R-APC, on the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari and state governors. Sani said the emergence of R-APC was in response to the poor governance and lack of focus of Buhari’s government. The lawmaker berated Buhari’s style of leadership 22

July 6, 2018 12:40 PM NIRSAL distributes N2.9bn to sustain rice revolutionThe Sun News

The managing director noted that the global rice outlook for 2030 indicated that the demand for rice would be on the increase, ranging between 503 million and 544 million tonnes. “This is equivalent to the average growth rate of approximately one per cent per year relative to total consumption of 439 million tonnes in 2010. He said that the Asian rice consumption 31

July 5, 2018 4:18 AM My governorship ambition, divine mandate – NwosuThe Sun News

The Chief of Staff, Imo State Government House, Uche Nwosu, has said his governorship ambition on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is a divine mandate. Nwosu who spoke with Daily Sun in Abuja on the sidelines of the just concluded APC national convention, also dismissed fears of those who think he would be a puppet governor to the current 19

June 30, 2018 4:48 PM Obasanjo identifies matter of urgent national emergency in Nigeria

Former president, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has harped on the urgent need for a review of Nigeria’s public procurement policies to promote business integrity, eliminate corrupt practices and drive national transformation. Speaking during the 6th Annual Christopher Kolade Lecture on Business Integrity entitled: ‘The Role of Business Integrity in National 25

June 29, 2018 9:15 AM Abacha loot: Nigerian govt not handling repatriated funds transparently – Swiss Envoy

Switzerland has decried what it termed lack of transparency in the Nigerian Government’s handling of repatriated $1bn funds looted by late Head of State, Sani Abacha. This was lamented by the country’s Ambassador to Nigeria, Eric Mayoraz, yesterday in Abuja at a forum on Asset Recovery hosted by the Embassy to discuss issues surrounding the late Abacha’s 25

June 28, 2018 5:25 PM Pope appoints 14 new cardinals, warns against ‘palace intrigues’

Pope Francis on Thursday appointed 14 new cardinals in a ceremony at St Peter’s Square. Francis while announcing the dignitaries warned against internal wrangling within the church. He said “What does it profit us to gain the whole world if we are living in a stifling atmosphere of intrigues that dry up our hearts?’’ the pope said. Among the new dignitaries 20

June 27, 2018 6:52 AM 2018 World Cup: Egyptian commentator dies after Egypt’s loss to Saudi Arabia

Egyptian football pundit, Abdel Rahim Mohamed reported died after Egypt crashed out of the World Cup following 2-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia on Monday. He was rushed to hospital after suffering a heart attack when he was due to analyse Egypt’s 2-1 defeat to Saudi Arabia at the national TV HQ in Cairo. According to Egypt Today, Rahim was reported to have become 27

June 26, 2018 9:54 AM Nigeria overtakes India as world poverty capitalThe Sun News

Nigeria has now taken over as the nation with the highest number of extremely poor people, a report by Brookings Institution has shown. Before now, India used to hold the position with a population of 1.324 billion people as against Nigeria’s 200 million. According to the report, the number of Nigerians in extreme poverty increases by six people every 29