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July 18, 2018 7:37 AM Settle Pinnick, Giwa rift before it becomes too late – Okpala warns Dalung

Ex-Super Eagles player and assistant coach, Sylvanus Okpala has told the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung that if the leadership crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was not settled, it could plunge the nation’s football into an abyss. According to him, a ban by the Federation of International Football Association 17

July 7, 2018 9:47 AM Eucharia Azodo eyes the Red ChamberThe Sun News

For seasoned female politician, Hon. Mrs. Eucharia Okwunna Azodo, her resume is intimidating. She has, at various times, held various positions both in the political party and public positions. She was the Secretary of the defunct Congress for National Consensus (CNC), Aguata Local Government Area Chapter, and Women Leader of the Anambra State Chapter 22

July 7, 2018 6:24 AM Doctors protest killing of colleague along Abuja-Kaduna highway

The National Association of Resident Doctors (NARDs) Friday protested the killing of one of its members along the Abuja-Kaduna Highway. The doctors decried the persistent cases of killing and kidnapping along the highway. Dr Oluremi Alabi was killed by gunmen along the Abuja-Kaduna Highway during a trip to Kaduna. Speaking during the protest, NARD Chairman 21

July 4, 2018 6:32 AM What President Macron’s visit means to Lagos – Ambode

Governor of Lagos State, Akinwumi Ambode on Tuesday said that the visit of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron to Lagos will usher in a new dawn. Ambode made the remark while speaking at the Afrika Shrine in Ikeja, on Tuesday night, at an event tagged “Celebrate African Culture”, which welcomed Macron to the state. Ambode stated that the French 21

June 30, 2018 2:30 PM Biafra: Why Igbo need IPOB declassified as terrorist organization – Prof. Nwala

President of Alaigbo Development Foundation, ADF, Prof Uzodinma Nwala has pointed out why the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, must be declassified as a terrorist organization. Nwala said the declassification of IPOB was in the interest of the Igbo nation. Speaking with The Sun, Nwala said the people of the South-East will be able to integrate 25

June 27, 2018 6:14 AM Indian Hemp being shared in parties as gifts – Group raises alarm

Come Alive Initiative, CAI, on Tuesday alerted authorities over the use of Indian hemp as gift items during public functions in Onitsha and environs. Enwezor said, “If you come to some burial ceremonies or other events here in Onitsha, you will see cannabis wrapped like pills and served in trays with lighters. “These things are in the open and nobody 21

June 22, 2018 8:58 AM Nigerian govt to ‘impregnate cows’ with imported semen

The Federal Government says it will commence artificial insemination of cattle at its different research institutes and centres to aid multiplication of cows and increase milk production in the country. NAN reports that Audu Ogbeh, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, said this on Thursday at a programme organised by the Guardians of the Nation 30

June 22, 2018 7:41 AM Magu fumes over abandoned projects as EFCC begins probe of NDDC, contractors

The Economic and Financial Commission (EFCC) has announced that it will soon visit projects abandoned by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and contractors. Acting Chairman of the commission, Ibrahim Magu made the disclosure when a delegation of the National Association of Niger-Delta Students (NANDS) visited him in Abuja on Thursday 23

June 20, 2018 3:02 PM What Customs did to Codeine, Tramadol, other expired drugs worth N102.4m

The Nigeria Customs Service, Seme Command in Badagry, has seized and destroyed expired drugs in its warehouse with a Duty Paid Value (DVP) of N102.4million. Mr Saidu Abdullahi, The command’s spokesperson, disclosed this in a statement released in Lagos on Wednesday. Abdullahi confirmed that the destruction was supervised by the Director General of National 22

June 20, 2018 11:45 AM NDDC speaks on resumption of post-Graduate scholarship

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has said it will resume its Post-Graduate foreign scholarship to qualified indigent youths in the Niger Delta. The NDDC’s Director of Corporate Communications, Mr Ibitoye Abosede made this known in Port Harcourt on Wednesday. Abosede dislosed that the Governing Board and Management of the company met earlier 26