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Chelsea’s Havertz donates €200,000 to German Red Cross to support flood victims & will wear special boots vs Arsenal
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Chelsea’s Havertz donates €200,000 to German Red Cross to support flood victims & will wear special boots vs Arsenal

Thousands in the star's native Rhineland region were affected by the natural disaster and life is still far from returning to normal for many Chelsea star Kai Havertz has donated €200,000 to the Red Cross in order to aid victims of widespread flooding in Germany in recent weeks. The 22-year-old has been shocked by the images coming back from the country, with the player's own Rhineland region especially hard hit over the course of July. As well as the cash donation, he is also pursuing other fund-raising initiatives as the disaster continues to affect families weeks after the event.
Insecurity: It’s Ridiculous People are not Defending Themselves against Bandits – Gov Masari
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Insecurity: It’s Ridiculous People are not Defending Themselves against Bandits – Gov Masari

  Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has insisted that it is ridiculous that people are not defending themselves against bandit attacks. He said Katsina residents cannot simply rely on security agencies to solve the problem of insecurity in their location. The Governor said this while speaking at the Katsina police headquarters on Friday, where he inaugurated the Katsina Joint Security Operations and Communication Control Centre meant to assist security agencies operating in the state. According to the governor, “Security is our responsibility. Why are we surrendering our responsibility to some people? I can’t see how more committed a police or military officer can be than any of you. “Why should I sit in my village and be only making telephone calls without doi...
FG Gives Ighalo new Appointment
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FG Gives Ighalo new Appointment

  The Federal Government has appointed ex-Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, as an Ambassador of the National Principal’s Cup. This was confirmed by the media office of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Tuesday. Ighalo paid Dare a visit at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja which is undergoing rehabilitation. “You have served this country faithfully and you will continue to be a good ambassador of this country,” Dare said. The Minister added: “Note that Principal’s Cup used to be the engine room that supplied most of our best players and it speaks to the heart of Grassroot Sports Development. To give it life, we came up with Flagship Ambassadors of the Principal’s Cup with Daniel Amokachi, Joseph Dosu, Mary Onyali, Tajudeen Disu picked ...
Social Investment: FG Impacts 95 South East LGs
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Social Investment: FG Impacts 95 South East LGs

In its determination to reduce youth unemployment in the South East, the federal government has concluded arrangements to equip the vulnerable in the ninety-five Local Government Areas that constitute the zone with vocational skills and other empowerment initiatives. This is in furtherance of the ongoing social investment programmes (SIPs), spearheaded by the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development. The disclosure was made by an indigenous support group, the South East Support for N-Power and Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs (SESNAM), in a statement by its National Coordinator, Kamsi Uzodimma. According to SESNAM, the investment programmes are in the areas of vocational skills (tailoring, carpentry, shoe making, trading etc), aquacu...
Tonto Dikeh Releases Statement as NCPC Denies Appointing her as Peace Ambassador
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Tonto Dikeh Releases Statement as NCPC Denies Appointing her as Peace Ambassador

Tonto Dikeh has released a statement after NCPC denied her claim that she was appointed Peace Ambassador for the Commission. Tonto had taken to Instagram to write that she's now a "proud Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) Ambassador for Peace Building." She added, "finally, I wish to announce my position as the new Ambassador of the Commission for peace building." She also told her followers that she needs "prayers as we embarked on peace building across the six geopolitical zones of the nation because peace is indispensable." Reacting, the NCPC said the information is false. A press statement released by the NCPC reads: "The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission NCPC wishes to state in categorical terms that King Tonto Dikeh paid an official courtesy visit to ...
I Inherited Banditry — Governor Matawalle
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I Inherited Banditry — Governor Matawalle

Governor Bello Matawalle has stated that the issue of banditry was one of the challenges he inherited as Governor of Zamfara state. The Governor who met with President Buhari yesterday February 17 to discuss the security situation in his state, said there is peace in Zamfara after he initiated dialogue with bandits. Matawalle also disclosed that most of the people responsible for the criminality in Zamfara are not from the state. He said “I was called by Mr President and I am here to brief him on some issues pertaining to security in my state. “We discussed much about them and I briefed him. All the supports needed from him, he assigned all where to get all the supports. I appreciate his effort for making me proud of what he has been doing for the state. “In terms of se...
I Can’t Promise Another 20 Years in Football – Cristiano Ronaldo on 36th Birthday
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I Can’t Promise Another 20 Years in Football – Cristiano Ronaldo on 36th Birthday

  Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, on Friday, promised to continue giving his 100 per cent until he eventually decides to hang his boots. Ronaldo also said he was sorry he couldn’t promise his supporters another 20 years at the top. The Portugal captain said this while celebrating his 36th birthday and 20th year as a professional footballer. The Juventus number 7, who is widely regarded as one of the best players in the history of the game, posted a heartfelt message to his 260 million Instagram followers to mark the occasion. Ronaldo said: “36 years old, unbelievable! It feels like it all started yesterday, but this journey is already full of adventures and stories to remember. My first ball, my first team, my first goal… Time flies! “From Madeira to Lisbon,...
Jeff Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO After 26 Years at the Helm
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Jeff Bezos to Step Down as Amazon CEO After 26 Years at the Helm

The world's richest man, Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO later this year and transition to the role of executive chair, the company has announced. According to the February 2 announcement, Bezos will be replaced by Andy Jassy. Bezos has been Amazon's CEO since its founding in 1995 and grew the company from an online bookseller into a $1.7 trillion global retail and logistics Heavyweight. His replacement, Jassy has worked for Amazon since 1997 and currently serves as CEO of the company's cloud business, Amazon Web Services.. Bezos said in a letter to employees Tuesday that he is excited to take the next step. "Being the CEO of Amazon is a deep responsibility, and it's consuming," Bezos wrote. "When you have a responsibility like that, it's hard to put attention...
FG Will Support Developmental Initiatives Of States – Fashola
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FG Will Support Developmental Initiatives Of States – Fashola

The Federal Government has restated its resolve to continually support the developmental initiatives of state governments. Speaking at the inauguration of a 969-metre `Rebisi’ dual carriage flyover in Port Harcourt, on Saturday, Minister of Works and Housing, by Mr Babatunde Fashola, who made the pronouncement also said that the Federal Government “is not in competition with any state’’ of the federation over project implementation. The minister also pointed out that the Federal Government was not discriminatory along party lines when making refunds to states on Federal projects executed or repaired by them The minister said that the N78 billion refunds owed to Rivers State for work done on federal roads was still outstanding because the process for payment must go through the...
Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Global Food Relief Program Provides Aid to Over 6,000 Pastors
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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome’s Global Food Relief Program Provides Aid to Over 6,000 Pastors

Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has continued to provide hope and relief to thousands of Christians from around the globe during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Pastor Chris Oyakhilome has united millions in prayers to fight the devastation of the coronavirus and provide relief to those in need. The coronavirus global health crisis has upended economies and threatened to tear the social fabric that binds our society. The pandemic has completely disrupted our way of life now and likely for the foreseeable future. But Pastor Chris Oyakhilome urges Christians not to despair their current situation, but to seek guidance and sustenance from our Lord and savior. Pastor Chris is the founder and lead pastor of Christ Embassy, also known as LoveWorld Inc., an evangelical megachurch with a st...
Event Centers Remain Shut for now- Lagos State Govt
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Event Centers Remain Shut for now- Lagos State Govt

The Lagos State Government has clarified its position on reopening of event centres in the state, explaining that owners of such places must register their facilities pending issuance of further directives by Governor Sanwo-Olu in respect of their operations. The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat AkinbiIe-Yusuf, who made the clarification following media reports that owners of event centres could now open for operations, maintained that all event centres and cinemas are to remain shut for now. In a statement released this afternoon, the Commissioner explained that the State government is yet to make any declaration on the date for reopening the event centres, adding that the Governor will make a pronouncement provided that the event centres have met all laid...
Winners Chapel Explains why it Held Fully-packed Services on Sunday Despite Ban on Large Gatherings in Ogun State
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Winners Chapel Explains why it Held Fully-packed Services on Sunday Despite Ban on Large Gatherings in Ogun State

Living Faith Church a.k.a Winners Chapel, has finally revealed why fully-packed services was held at its International Headquarters despite a ban on public gathering of 50 people and above in Ogun State. In a statement released by Steve Ogah, special assistant to Bishop David Oyedepo who is founder of the church, the church stressed that its fully-packed services on Sunday was devoted entirely to sensitising and mobilizing its members against the dangers of coronavirus (COVID-19). It was further gathered that Bishop Oyedepo has since engaged Ogun State Government at the highest level to clarify the issue and any misgivings and also reiterate the full support of the church for the State Government’s efforts to ensure public safety, towards curtailing the spread of this deadly viru...
Nigeria Government Warns Filling Stations Against Selling Petrol Above N125/Litre Nigeria Government Warns Filling Stations Against Selling Petrol Above N125/Litre Nigeria Government Warns Filling Stations Against Selling Petrol Above N125/Litre  Dan-Ekeh NdukaMarch 20, 2020 6:05 am 0 The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has warned filling stations against selling petrol above N125 per litre.  The pump price of petrol was slashed on Wednesday by the Federal Government from N145/litre to N125/litre due to the coronavirus-triggered lingering volatility and the Saudi-Russia price war in the international oil market.  But speaking after he led a team of PPPRA to monitor filling stations in Abuja on Thursday, the Executive Secretary of the Agency, Saidu Abdulkadir, explained that though the Agency did not seal off erring stations as at Thursday, action would be taken against such stations from Friday.  Abdulkadir also revealed that the PPPRA would meet marketers and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that the new price is implemented by retail outlets nationwide.  “We are currently discussing this with marketers. We are having a meeting with every stakeholder in this regard. This will be sorted out pretty soon. We are meeting with Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) and Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) with NNPC,” he said.  He added that the Federal Government will continually engage marketers and all other relevant stakeholders to ensure the new price is adhered to strictly.  READ ALSO: #Coronavirus: Ganduje announces closure of schools in Kano State  He also revealed that a new pricing template will take effect from the April 1st which will reflect the international market fundamentals.  “The PPPRA is working out the modalities of coming up with a new price template. The approved price of N125 per litre comes into effect from today – Thursday – which will be applicable till the end of the month.  “From April 1st, 2020, the PPPRA will be going to be modulating a monthly price of petroleum products based on market fundamentals. What this new pricing regime will be looking at is actual market price and reflect its realities.  “The directive of Government to the NNPC to reduce the ex-Coastal price of PMS, despite the fact that the current stock of product was imported during the months of January and February, 2020 is highly commendable, although this action is not without costs to the Corporation.  “We believe that the recent efforts by the Government to develop an alternative fuels market will come to fruition in the medium term while various initiatives are being undertaken to deepen the utilization of LPG/CNG as autogas in Nigeria,” he stated.
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Nigeria Government Warns Filling Stations Against Selling Petrol Above N125/Litre Nigeria Government Warns Filling Stations Against Selling Petrol Above N125/Litre Nigeria Government Warns Filling Stations Against Selling Petrol Above N125/Litre Dan-Ekeh NdukaMarch 20, 2020 6:05 am 0 The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has warned filling stations against selling petrol above N125 per litre. The pump price of petrol was slashed on Wednesday by the Federal Government from N145/litre to N125/litre due to the coronavirus-triggered lingering volatility and the Saudi-Russia price war in the international oil market. But speaking after he led a team of PPPRA to monitor filling stations in Abuja on Thursday, the Executive Secretary of the Agency, Saidu Abdulkadir, explained that though the Agency did not seal off erring stations as at Thursday, action would be taken against such stations from Friday. Abdulkadir also revealed that the PPPRA would meet marketers and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that the new price is implemented by retail outlets nationwide. “We are currently discussing this with marketers. We are having a meeting with every stakeholder in this regard. This will be sorted out pretty soon. We are meeting with Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) and Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA) with NNPC,” he said. He added that the Federal Government will continually engage marketers and all other relevant stakeholders to ensure the new price is adhered to strictly. READ ALSO: #Coronavirus: Ganduje announces closure of schools in Kano State He also revealed that a new pricing template will take effect from the April 1st which will reflect the international market fundamentals. “The PPPRA is working out the modalities of coming up with a new price template. The approved price of N125 per litre comes into effect from today – Thursday – which will be applicable till the end of the month. “From April 1st, 2020, the PPPRA will be going to be modulating a monthly price of petroleum products based on market fundamentals. What this new pricing regime will be looking at is actual market price and reflect its realities. “The directive of Government to the NNPC to reduce the ex-Coastal price of PMS, despite the fact that the current stock of product was imported during the months of January and February, 2020 is highly commendable, although this action is not without costs to the Corporation. “We believe that the recent efforts by the Government to develop an alternative fuels market will come to fruition in the medium term while various initiatives are being undertaken to deepen the utilization of LPG/CNG as autogas in Nigeria,” he stated.

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) has warned filling stations against selling petrol above N125 per litre. The pump price of petrol was slashed on Wednesday by the Federal Government from N145/litre to N125/litre due to the coronavirus-triggered lingering volatility and the Saudi-Russia price war in the international oil market. But speaking after he led a team of PPPRA to monitor filling stations in Abuja on Thursday, the Executive Secretary of the Agency, Saidu Abdulkadir, explained that though the Agency did not seal off erring stations as at Thursday, action would be taken against such stations from Friday. Abdulkadir also revealed that the PPPRA would meet marketers and other relevant stakeholders to ensure that the new price is implemented by retail ...
Efforts to Reconcile Nigerians after the Civil War has had Limited Impact – Babangida
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Efforts to Reconcile Nigerians after the Civil War has had Limited Impact – Babangida

General Ibrahim Babangida (rtd), Nigeria's former Military Head of State has disclosed that limited impact has been recorded in the effort to reconcile Nigerians after the civil war. Babangida who lauded some initiatives like the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) and the unity schools in the interview with Channels Television, blamed the limited impact recorded on authorities not consistently pushing for actualization of the reconciliation of Nigerians. He said; “For example, the NYSC, unity schools.. I think we didn’t push it hard. “We should have pushed all those hard so that people from different parts of the country can say that we met at unity schools together".
The Coal City Hosts the Second Edition of Sigma Pensions’ walk to Live
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The Coal City Hosts the Second Edition of Sigma Pensions’ walk to Live

Enugu, the coal city of Nigeria warmly received Sigma Pensions on Saturday the 13th of April 2019 for the second edition of their Walk to Live campaign, which had its maiden edition in the capital city of the nation, Abuja in December 2018. The campaign is geared towards promoting a healthier lifestyle amongst Nigerians to guarantee that we all attain retirement and enjoy our pensions in good health. Over 300 residents, customers and well-wishers came out on Saturday the 13th of April, to participate in the Second Edition of the Sigma Pensions Walk to Live. The walk was for 6 kilometres which began and ended at the popular Michael Okpara square, Independence Layout. The atmosphere at the warmup session before the walk was full of energy, excitement and pure anticipation, with ev...
Fuel Subsidy To Be Removed- PMB Gov. Hints
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Fuel Subsidy To Be Removed- PMB Gov. Hints

The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said the Federal Government will look into gradual removal of fuel subsidy as part of strategies to boost revenue. Ahmed said this on Thursday on the sideline of the IMF/World Bank meetings taking place in Washington DC, United States of America. Ahmed made the disclosure while reacting to the IMF’s advice to Nigeria and other countries, who still subsidise fossil fuel to stop doing so. “It’s a good advice, but we have to implement it in a way that will be successful as well as sustainable. “We are not in the position to wake up one night and just remove subsidy. We have to educate the people; we have to show the Nigerian citizens what the replacement for this subsidy will be. “So, we have a lot of work to do because subsidy ...
GTBank Builds Nigeria’s First Digital Play Centre for Children
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GTBank Builds Nigeria’s First Digital Play Centre for Children

GTBank Play Centre is Nigeria’s First Digital Play Centre for Children, proudly built by the Guaranty Trust Bank. Banks only build branches, or so the story goes. Except for Guaranty Trust Bank Plc; the foremost African financial institution, which has been at the forefront of several innovative products and services, recently completed and opened the first digital playground for children in Nigeria. Located in Lekki, Lagos State, the GTBank Play Centre is equipped with a wide range of interactive games that will give kids a fun and immersive digital experience whilst aiding their mental and intellectual development. Open from 10am to 3pm on Weekdays, and 10am to 1pm on Saturdays, some of the features of the Play Centre include the Sketch Town, where kids can design cars, laun...
France 2019: FIFA, CAF Hold Integrity Workshop in Cairo
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France 2019: FIFA, CAF Hold Integrity Workshop in Cairo

World football-governing body, FIFA and its African confederation, CAF recently at the CAF headquarters in Cairo, Egypt hosted the first Regional Integrity Workshop on the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup finals (France 2019). The interactive workshop, attended by integrity officers of nine Member Associations of FIFA across three confederations, was the first of a planned three sessions ahead of the finals in France, with two more scheduled to be co-hosted by CONCACAF and the Spanish Football Association this month. The Nigeria Football Federation was one of the nine Member Associations represented in Cairo, with its integrity officer, Barrister Okey Obi, making a presentation on integrity matters in Nigerian Football. There were presentations, group discussions and...
National Universities Commission gives licence to four new universities
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National Universities Commission gives licence to four new universities

The National Universities Commission (NUC), has given provisional approval to four new private universities to commence academic programmes.   Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary, NUC at the presentation of the licences to the universities in Abuja on Tuesday, said the four universities had been under scrutiny since 2006. The universities are: Greenfield University, Kaduna State, Dominion University, Ibadan, Trinity University, Laloko, Ogun, and Westland University, Iwo, Osun.   With the approval, Nigeria now has 79 private universities, and a total of 173 universities, private and public. Rasheed underscored the need to increase the number of universities in the country, taking into consideration the country’s 200 million population.  He added that with the c...
GTBank Masters Cup Returns For Season 8
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GTBank Masters Cup Returns For Season 8

One of the most exciting secondary school football tournaments in Africa, the GTBank Masters Cup, is set to return for its 8th season, following its opening draws, which was held on Thursday, January 17, 2019, in Victoria Island, Lagos. The tournament will feature over 30 schools and more than 40 teams who will compete for trophies in the male and female categories. Established in 2012, the GTBank Masters Cup is organized by foremost African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank, as a way of extending the benefits of the Bank’s football programs to students outside the public school system. Since its inception, the tournament has grown into one of the major platforms for discovering and developing exceptional football talents and many of its alumni are now on trials and sch...
For Lagosians, A Fiesta to Remember
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For Lagosians, A Fiesta to Remember

A performance at the fiesta For eight days, A-list artistes thrilled thousands of revellers across five locations in Lagos, as they prepared to usher in the New Year. Okechukwu Uwaezuoke reports CONCERT Surely, One Lagos Fiesta must have left a pleasant aftertaste in the palate of many. This annual end-of-the-year out-door party hit a new high with an unprecedented attendance of 300,000 participants from across Lagos State at its grand finale held at the Eko Atlantic City venue. And this, by far, surpassed a previous attendance record, which was believed to have attracted about 200,000 revellers. Five different venues across the state had pulsated with the performances by both indigenous and globally-renowned Nigerian A-list artistes during the eight-day party, organised by the...
Siamese Twins Die Months After Delivery In Katsina
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Siamese Twins Die Months After Delivery In Katsina

Sorrow now abounds in a family in Katsina state, as their Siamese twins died months after delivery. The Siamese twins who were conjoined at the stomach, a predicament that had the family seeking for financial assistance from the public for a surgery to separate them, died by 2.00pm on Friday. Here are photos of the twins below; This is coming few months after it was reported that a team of Nigerian doctors, successfully separated a set of conjoined twins at University of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada. The doctors led by Dr Nuhu Kwajafa of the Global Peace Initiatives, confirmed the success of the operation that took them many hours in a post on his Instagram account @nuhukwaj.  Dr. Kwajafa said the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, footed the bill....
Access Bank Wins SERAS Award
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Access Bank Wins SERAS Award

Access Bank Plc has announced that it recently won the ‘Most Responsible Business in Africa’ and three other awards at the 12th edition of the Sustainability, Enterprise and Responsibility Awards (SERAS) held in Lagos. The SERAS CSR awards is an annual event aimed at recognising and celebrating organisations for investing resources in the improvement of lives and the environment they serve through several innovative program and initiatives. Other awards won by the bank included ‘Best Partnership for Development; Best Corporate Communication Team and Sustainability Practitioner of the Year – received by Omobolanle Victor-Laniyan, Group Head, Sustainability at Access Bank. According to a statement, the award ceremony attracted several dignitaries, business executives and several...
2019 Elections Result will Reflect People’s Will, Buhari Reassures
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2019 Elections Result will Reflect People’s Will, Buhari Reassures

Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said he understood the yearnings of Nigerians and strongly believed in the collective dream for a greater country, assuring that all would be done to ensure that results of 2019 elections reflected the will of the people.He made the remark while receiving the Letter of Credence from Ambassador of Finland to Nigeria, Dr. Jyrki Juhani Pulkkinen, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari said Nigerians reserved the right to elect leaders at various levels in 2019, stressing that all efforts would be made to safeguard the integrity of the process. “I respect the people’s feelings. I assure all that we will have a free and fair election next year,’...
Nigeria Reiterates Call for Ban of Chemical Weapons
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Nigeria Reiterates Call for Ban of Chemical Weapons

The federal government has reaffirmed its unflinching support to the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) and the efforts towards global chemical disarmament. The affirmation was made Friday at The Hague, Netherlands at the Fourth Special Session of the Conference of the States Parties. Nigeria, which is one of the countries attending the conference also stated that a comprehensive legislation was currently in its final stages before the National Assembly and would be passed into law, hopefully before the end of the 2018 legislative year. The Permanent Secretary, Political Affairs Office, Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Gabriel Taminu Aduda, who led the Nigerian delegation, said the country accorded great importance to the initiative as it will contribu...
Wisdom For Women International Honours Odukoya, Oikelome, Ivy-King, 10 Others
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Wisdom For Women International Honours Odukoya, Oikelome, Ivy-King, 10 Others

The 6th edition of the Wise Women Awards Nigeria, which held on Sunday 4th November 2018 at the Radisson Blu Hotel, GRA, Ikeja has been described as a choice platform to celebrate those unsung heroes that have continued to pour out their lives in service to God and humanity despite all odds. Specially packaged to honour and recognize the contribution of Christian Women in the church and wider society, the unique event is organized by Wisdom For Women International with headquarters in the United Kingdom brought together Amazons from different walks of life as they celebrated one another in an atmosphere of worship, dance and merriment. Speaking at the event, the Founder Pastor Marjorie Esomowei of Wisdom For Women International and Co- Pastor of Triumphant Church International ac...
Cardinal Onaiyekan Honoured By Muslim Group
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Cardinal Onaiyekan Honoured By Muslim Group

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Worldwide, has honoured His Eminence John Cardinal Onaiyekan, the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja, with an International Peace Award through its Muslim Television Ahmadiyya, MTA Africa in Ghana. Cardinal Onaiyekan Mr Ahmed Konadu, Country Manager Nigeria & Ghana Muslim Television Ahmadiyya, MTA Africa Studios, said this in a statement on Wednesday. The MTA Africa Peace Committee said that Onaiyekan has been on national televisions severally condemning the killings of innocent Nigerians by the Boko Haram group, describing their activities as “barbaric and inhuman”. “His style of intervention in religious and communal crisis resolution covers, religious persuasions, and town hall peace meetings between the warring leaders engaged in brutal killing...
Nigeria’s Economy Excites Global Investors, Says Udoma
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Nigeria’s Economy Excites Global Investors, Says Udoma

Key foreign investors, who met at various meetings with the Nigerian government delegation to the United Nation’s General Assembly in New York during the week, have expressed interest in scaling up investment in Nigeria. A press statement by the Ministry of National Planning and Budget signed by the Media Adviser to the Minister, James Akpandem said at the Investors Roundtable held under the auspices of the Business Council for International Understanding (BCIU), the investors maintained that Nigeria remains the best investment destination in Africa with enormous natural and human resources,. They investors, the statement added, observed that “Nigeria’s current government continues to show a commitment to creating a conducive business environment in the country. According to t...
West Ham Renew With Lycamobile
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West Ham Renew With Lycamobile

West Ham United has extended its partnership with mobile virtual network operator Lycamobile, reports SportBusiness. The east London-based company first partnered with West Ham in 2012. Since then, Lycamobile has worked with the West Ham United Foundation on youth-focused initiatives such as the annual Lycamobile Cup for schoolchildren. The length of the new deal was not disclosed but it is set to at least cover the 2018-19 Premier League season, which got underway last weekend. Karim Virani, West Ham's commercial and digital director, said: "Their support and drive to continually deliver an amazing experience for the local community through the Lycamobile Cup shows exactly how impactful a partnership can be. "With huge plans to continually evolve and develop the Lycamobile Cup...

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