Thursday , 25 May 2017

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NFF Confirms Payment to Super Falcon

The Nigerian Government has fulfilled its promise to pay the Super Falcon players and their officials their entitlement for winning the 2016 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations. According to Complete Sports, the FG lodged the needed fund into the NFF bank account on Friday, December 16, with each player expected to …

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Bayelsa Uncovers 5,000 Ghost Workers On Government Payroll

Bayelsa State Government on Saturday said it had fished out 5,000 ghost workers from its payroll. Dr David Ala-Peter, Chief Accountant, office of Special Adviser, Bayelsa Treasury, Account and Revenue,  said the ghost workers were identified in the recent staff verification exercise, where more than 50,000 workers participated. Ala-Peter said …

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Customs Intercept Truck Carrying Adulterated Petroleum Products In Imo

A truck with registration number GBB 85 XA suspected to be carrying adulterated diesel petroleum products was on Saturday intercepted and seized by the Nigeria Customs Service along Aba- Owerri expressway.   Speaking to reporters while parading the truck and the suspects, Mohammed Garba, Area Comptroller of the Federal Operation Unit Zone C …

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Ebonyi Prison Inmates Protest Ban Of Indian Hemp

A mild drama ensued on Friday, when inmates of the Abakaliki Prison In Ebonyi State protested the ban of Indian hemp by the prison authorities. During the protest, officials had to seal off the FMC Road leading to the prison to mitigate against possible jail break. The inmates who were demanding for …

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INEC Records 70 Violence In Rivers Rerun

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, said that the commission recorded at least, 70 incidences of obstruction of election electoral processes in Dec.10, re-run legislative elections in Rivers.h Yakubu disclosed this while addressing a world conference at the opening ceremony of a two-day Capacity …

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Nigeria Discovers Crude Oil In Borno

Nigeria has discovered huge crude oil concentration in Borno State, North East, raising the hope of the region joining the league of oil producers. Lagos state recently joined the league of crude oil producers. Some states in the league are Bayelsa, Rivers, Delta, Akwa Ibom. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum …

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Union Bank unveils three ultra-modern branches in Lagos

With a vision to provide simply and smarter banking solutions for customers and prospects, Union Bank has launched three ultra-modern branches in Lagos State. The newly upgraded branches, equipped with the state-of-the-art banking facilities, are located at Old Ojo Road, Amuwo Odofin, Adeola Odeku, Victoria Island and Warehouse Road, Apapa. Addressing …

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Photos from Zahra Buhari’s cultural Henna pre-wedding party

Zahra Buhari is getting married to her boo, Ahmed Indimi later today in the Nation’s capital, Abuja. Ahead of their big day, photos of the bride-to-be cultural Henna prewedding party were released.

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Benue Suspends Tourism Commissioner Over Murder Charges

The Benue State Executive Council on Thursday suspended the Commissioner for Arts, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Sekav Iyortyom, for three months over murder allegations leveled against him. Also suspended from office for three months was the Sole Administrator of Buruku Local Government Area, Mr. David Yiman, who is also facing murder charges. …

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ExxonMobil Lagos Office Shut Over Sacking Of 100 Workers

The Lagos headquarters of U.S. oil major, ExxonMobil has been shut, following a standoff with blue-collar oil unions over the sacking of 150 workers. Members of the Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) besieged the office of the oil giant, protesting the sacking of Nigerian workers. …

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Photos From Zahra Buhari’s Wedding Ball in Abuja

Ahead of her December 16th wedding to Ahmed Indimi, President Muhammadu Buhari’s daughter, Zahra, held her weddingball at the Royal Wedding Hall, Dunes Centre, Maitama, Abuja. You can checkout their official pre-wedding photo HERE! And photos from the event below.

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Kano Govt Decries Recent Outbreak Of Bird Flu

Kano State Government has announced the recent resurfacing of bird flu in the state. The State Director Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Dr Shehu Bawa, made this disclosure in the state capital on Wednesday as he added that the outbreak was recorded in one of the poultry farms …

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Delta Lawmaker, Omawumi Udoh Dies In UK Hospital

The Speaker of the Delta State House of Assembly, Chief Monday Igbuya on Wednesday night announced the death of one of its long-serving members, Mrs Omawumi Udoh. The lawmaker who represented Warri south I constituency in the Assembly died at a London hospital after a protracted illness. According to reports, Mrs …

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Zahra Buhari & Ahmed Indimi Make A Presidential Couple In Their Official Pre-Wedding Photoshoot

With the big day just around the corner, President Buhari’s wife, Aisha, has officially released this beautiful pre-wedding photo of her daughter Zahra, and her husband-to-be, Ahmed Indimi. She wrote alongside the photo; Please join me in prayers as my second daughter Zahra Buhari gets married to Ahmed Indimi on …

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Army Announces Rescue Of 605 Women, Children From Sambisa Forest

The Nigeria Army on Wednesday said it had rescued additional 605 women and children during its operation in Sambisa forest. The Theatre Commander, Leo Irabor, stated this during a press conference at the headquarters of the 7 Division of Operation Lafiya Dole in Maiduguri. Mr. Irabor, a Major General, said …

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Shettima Advocates Prosecution For Officials Who Stole Food Meant For IDPs

Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno on Wednesday called for prosecution of persons who allegedly diverted 50 bags of rice meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state. Mr. Shettima gave the directive in a statement by his spokesperson, Isa Gusau, in Maiduguri. The directive followed report that hundreds of …

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SWEETMOTHERS RnB Nite 2016 @ Freedom Park

There are only two kinds of mothers in the world! The SweetMothers and the other mothers. The SweetMothers are the kinds of mothers that will do anything, go any mile, and are SweetMothers. For the other mothers, they are just the other mothers.. We are inviting you and your family …

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Wife Of MMM top guider Chuddy Ugorji writes all participants

MMM

Yesterday, popular ‘social financial network scheme’ MMM announced a freeze on all the accounts within its network. The freeze comes despite its promise that the scheme will run through Christmas and its provision of a new bonus of 20% for members. READ: Why MMM Suspended All Payments For 1 Month …

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Photos From Zahra Buhari’s Bridal Shower

Ahead of her wedding to Ahmed Indimi, President Muhammadu Buhari‘s daughter, Zahra Buhari celebrated her bridal shower on Tuesday. See the amazing photos!

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This Photo of VP Osinbajo and His Mom Will Definitely Make Your Day

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is obviously God’s gift to mankind – or at least to Nigeria. There’s no one in the Osinbajo family who grabs our attention as much as he does. Except maybe one person. His mom! Mama Osinbajo we gathered was there when he “started from the bottom” …

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