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Russia 2018: Olofinjana tips Nigeria for Quarter final

Seyi Olofinjana

 *You can make Nigerian record with the players we have By Olayinka Elebute Mercurial former Nigerian Super Eagles midfielder, Seyi Olofinjana, has urged the national team to target the quarter-finals at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. It is a possible feat which the team can and should attain. The cerebral …

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Iyaji bridge cuts off Obbo-Ile from neighbours

Owa l'Obbo of Obbo-Ile Oba Rufus Olusegun Adebayo...Obbo

*Owa l’Obbo appeals for trapped citizen in farms By Olajide Fashikun Obbo-Ile in Ekiti local government area of Kwara State, has been cut off due to rain having swept off the bridge linking the sleepy community with her neighbours like Ora-Ipole, Ayetoro and Ejiu. The Iyaji river broke down the …

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Betland re-launches with special bonus offer


Management of Betland.com, a leading sports betting platform, has disclosed that it has embarked on taking the Nigerian gaming space by storm with a relaunch that will make the platform simple to access, navigate and play on. Managing Director, Betland.com, Babajimi Ogunlana, said the platform would provide both online and …

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NUJ disclaims award to Melaye, 14 others

Dino Melaye...NUJ overrules award to be given to him

*They have no power to give awards Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) has denounced and disclaimed the awards purportedly to be presented to Senator Dino Melaye on Tuesday by a self-styled group, the Senate Press Corps. The position of the NUJ was contained in a statement by its President, Abdulwaheed …

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FIFA, CAF probes Nigeria, Zambia match

Zambia fans in Uyo

*For Zambian fans’ political message Fifa and the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) have launched an investigation into the behaviour of the Copper Bullets fans during Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Zambia on Saturday evening. Photographs show the Zambian fans displaying a banner: “H.E. E.C. LUNGU GOD BLESS YOU,” in the …

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Aruna Quadri is a record setter – ITTF

Aruna Quadri

*Having won the Polish Open As the only African to make it to the quarterfinal of the World Cup and Olympic Games, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) through it Publication Editor, Ian Marshal, has described Aruna Quadri has a record setter following his feat at the Polish Open at …

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N40billion double pay: SERAP sues FG

Abubakar Malami (SAN) Attorney General of the Federation...SERAP sues FG

*Upon failure of AGF to defend public interest Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Federal Government over its “failure to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions and failure to seek recovery of over N40billion of public funds unduly …

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Binniyat may step into freedom after 93 days in prison

(From left), Kaduna NUJ Council Chairman, Comrade Adamu Yusuf, NUJ National Secretary, Shuiabu Leman, President of NUJ, Comrade Waheed Odusile and Luka Binniyat in court after Justice Sukola reviewed his bail conditions

*As judge reviews bail conditions Having spent about 93 days in prison, the former Kaduna Bureau Chief of Vanguard Newspapers, Luka Binniyat, may be stepping into freedom on Wednesday as his stringent bail conditions were reviewed by Justice Bashir Sukola of Kaduna High Court. Prior to relaxing the conditions, Sukola …

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