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Paris Club: Kebbi PDP demands accountability from Gov

Senator Atiku Bagudu Kebbi state governor

*No development in the state since 2015 Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Kebbi State chapter has challenged Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu to explain how his administration utilised Parish Clubs Refund collected from the Federal Government and scored the APC government low in areas of infrastructure development and people’s welfare. The main opposition …

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Badminton: Daylight robberies in Algeria

Nigeria badminton...eyes better outings for Tokyo 2020

*As Nigeria was forced to lose double final slots Rules manipulation, blind robbery and points-stealing were the hallmark of the final of the Thomas and Uber cup African badminton qualifiers in Algeria. The Nigerians were robbed of the chances to represent Africa at the World Cup in grand style in …

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Milo Basketball: Thomas Adewunmi, Unilorin are champions

Thomas Adewunmi basketball team of Oko...lost Milo championship final

*We’ll improve talents picked from here – Adeyemo University of Ilorin Secondary School of Ilorin and Thomas Adewunmi College of Oko both of Kwara State, have emerged champions of the 2017 edition of the Nestle Milo Secondary School, Basketball Championships which ended on Thursday in Ilorin, Kwara state. The Unilorin …

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Simidele Adeagbo: My journey has been amazing

Simidele Adeagbo

*As she flies the Nigerian flag today Nigeria’s Simidele Adeagbo has promised to give her all for the country as the main race of the women skeleton event begins today. The 36-year-old finished in bottom-place during the Women Official Training Heat 1 to 6 but the times she produced in …

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BBNaija: Biggie issues two Yellow cards

Lolu and CeeCee in BBNaija...gets two strikes

 *CeeCee, Lolu gets two spikes By Emmanuella Anih Big Brother Naija 2018 housemates Cee-C and Lolu have been issued a Yello Card each. The ‘two-strike’ warning by Big Brother is moving either of them to disqualification in case of any other infraction. The housemates broke Big Brother rules after Cee-Cee …

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NSITF N62bn fraud: FG sets up investigation committee

NSITF headquarters

 *Has six weeks to send in report Federal Government has inaugurated a nine-man administrative panel of enquiry into the N62.3 billion fraud in Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF). Sen. Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, who inaugurated the panel on Thursday in Abuja, said the measure became necessary …

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National Sports Festival to hold now in Abuja

Meeting where decision to remove sports festival from Calabar was taken

*Cross River stripped of hosting rights Cross River state has been stripped of the hosting rights of the 19th National Sports Festival. The event will now hold in Abuja in November. The decision was taken at the National Council on Sports meeting which ended on Thursday at the General Hassan …

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Skeleton coach, Vienneau, backs Adeagbo to shine in Pyeonchang

Simidele Adeagbo, Skeleton

*Skeleton starts today Nigeria’s skeleton athlete at the Pyeonchang 2018 Winter Olympics Games, Simidele Adeagbo, has the mindset of a champion ahead of her debut race on Friday, February 16, Nick Vienneau, her American coach, has declared. According to a statement signed by Chisom Mbonu-Ezeoke, the Communications Director of Bob …

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