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I will return to Catholic Church where I belong – Mother of 13-year-old girl killed by suspected ritualists in Delta laments after arrest of pastor
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I will return to Catholic Church where I belong – Mother of 13-year-old girl killed by suspected ritualists in Delta laments after arrest of pastor

Mrs. Queendalene Nwafor, the mother of the 13-year-old girl, who was allegedly killed by suspected ritualists in Delta State, has sought God's vengeance over the death of her beloved daughter. It will be recalled that Miracle Nwafor was brutally murdered and dumped behind School of Nursing, Boji Boji Agbor, two months ago. Her heart was ripped open and other vital organs removed. A yet-to-be-identified pastor and one other have been arrested in connection with the murder. In an interview with Ika Weekly Newspaper, the petty trader who hails from Ebonyi State, appealed to the Government, Non-Governmental Organizations, spirited and well-meaning individuals for financial assistance to aid her to bury her daughter. The widow said the death of her daughter was through the c...
Sex has been the easiest and fastest means of destruction for men – Actress Nkiru Umeh
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Sex has been the easiest and fastest means of destruction for men – Actress Nkiru Umeh

Actress Nkiru Umeh has taken to Instagram to share a post which centered on sex and how it affects men. In her Instagram post, the actress stated that sex has been the easiest and fastest means of destruction for men from the generation in the Bible to this 21st century. Pointing out that great men also die because of sex, Nkiru added that women are denied positions, contracts, sponsorships and favours because of sexual urges. According to the actress, any man who has control over his sexual urges has conquered 80% of his problem. She went on to advise parents to pay attention to their children as bad parenting causes a big problem. She wrote; From the generation in the Bible to this 21st century. Sex has been the easiest and fastest means of destruction for men. Great m...
Sheeran plays intimate concert to England team ahead of Germany clash, Henderson confirms
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Sheeran plays intimate concert to England team ahead of Germany clash, Henderson confirms

The Three Lions got a rare day off ahead of a clash with Joachim Low's side and got a celebrity visitor to their training base Jordan Henderson has given the details of an intimate concert by singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran at England's training base at St Geroge's Park. Gareth Southgate's squad were given their only day off after England's 1-0 win over Czech Republic, which saw them top the group to earn a clash with Germany in the last 16. Sheeran, who is involved in football through the sponsorship of his boyhood club Ipswich Town, performed at a socially distanced barbeque on Wednesday night.
Governor Umahi Orders Autopsy on remains of late Commissioner
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Governor Umahi Orders Autopsy on remains of late Commissioner

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi has ordered an autopsy to be carried out on the remains of late Commissioner for Infrastructure Development, Engineer Fidelis Nweze. LIB reported that Nweze died at the Turkish Hospital Abuja on Tuesday morning, June 22, after he sustained injuries in an auto crash. The Governor stated this on Wednesday, June 23, at the three-day intercessory prayer-themed "God Protect Our Dear State And Leaders" organized in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria, Ebonyi State Chapter and holding at the Christian Ecumenical Centre, Abakaliki. The prayer was organised following the death of Engineer Nweze and Engineer Uche Okah, former Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development. Governor David Umahi during the Prayers thanked CAN for...
Update: Neymar hits Back at Nike as he Denies Sexual Assault Allegations he tried to Force the company’s Employee to Perform Oral Sex on him
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Update: Neymar hits Back at Nike as he Denies Sexual Assault Allegations he tried to Force the company’s Employee to Perform Oral Sex on him

Neymar has hit out at Nike for claiming he was dropped for 'refusing to cooperate' in an internal sexual assault investigation involving himself and an employee. The alleged incident reportedly occurred in 2016 when the Brazilian forward was in New York City for a marketing event with Nike. Nike later announced they sacked the Brazilian winger last year over the incident. The PSG star had a lucrative £78.6m sponsorship deal with Nike, which was due to run until 2022, but ended his partnership with the American brand last September before signing a money-spinning deal to become the new face of Puma. Nike did not disclose a reason at the time for dropping Neymar, who they had first signed as a 13-year-old, but have now revealed the early end to their endorsement deal came abo...
I Singled out Clergymen for Attacks after my ugly experience with gay reverend father – Robbery suspect says
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I Singled out Clergymen for Attacks after my ugly experience with gay reverend father – Robbery suspect says

A robbery suspect under investigation for attacking a reverend father has said that he began attacking clergymen because his life was ruined by one of them. The Nation reports that Federick Ugah, who is currently being held at the Nasarawa State Police Command, said he had to drop out of the university as a 400 level student of Law after his alleged frustrations at the hands of a Catholic reverend father he served in Kaduna. Ugah during his interview said he started life as an orphan, having lost his parents at a tender age. He said his dream of becoming a lawyer made him seek help from clergymen. Ugah said he decided that he would serve them as an altar boy so that in return they would help him to foot his education bills. He said he started by serving in the Kogi Diocese of the...
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 ...
Premier League clubs discuss curtailing season for first time
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Premier League clubs discuss curtailing season for first time

Clubs still hope to finish the season in its entirety, but Premier League chief executive Richard Masters acknowledged that may not happen Premier League chief executive Richard Masters says clubs discussed curtailing the season for the first time on Monday in the aftermath of prime minister Boris Johnson's latest updates for opening the United Kingdom. The league's 20 clubs took part in a video conference on Monday in an effort to try and find a solution to finish the remaining 92 games of the season. Clubs are said to be determined to finish the season to avoid having to pay back any television money or sponsorship payments, but it may not be possible to play out all of the remaining games.
La Liga President Laments Financial Loss of £1 billion by Spanish Clubs
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La Liga President Laments Financial Loss of £1 billion by Spanish Clubs

La Liga president, Javier Tebas, has said that a failure to complete the season could end up costing their clubs €1billion in loss, TV money, gate receipts, and sponsorship. WotzupNG recalls that all the major leagues in Europe, including the LaLiga, Premier League, Bundesliga, Serie A, and Ligue 1 have been suspended due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the continent. “If we do not resume, the economic impact on Spanish clubs, including money from European competitions, would be worth around €1billion,” Tebas told the media, as reported by ESPN. “That figure is not just based on league revenue, but also includes money teams won’t get from Champions League revenue.” “The losses will be €300 million if games are played behind closed doors and then €150m if we ...
Bauchi Can’t Pay WAEC Fees for Students after Spending N3.6billion on Cars
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Bauchi Can’t Pay WAEC Fees for Students after Spending N3.6billion on Cars

The Bauchi State Government has stated that it would not be able to sponsor students in the state in their coming Senior Secondary School (WAEC) examinations. This is same government that recently spent as much as N3.6billion to purchase official cars for its officials. Read the Full Report by Premium Times: The Bauchi State Government on Friday said it could not sponsor over 8,000 candidates from the state for the Senior Secondary School (WAEC) examinations, because of lack of funds, a stark contradiction for a state that recently spent N3.6 billion on new cars for its officials. The government will sponsor only about 13,000 candidates out of 21,000 available students, chief of staff to the governor, Ladan Salihu, said in a press statement. Mr Salihu said the state has pl...
Zidane Reveals What he Expects from Man City After Ban
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Zidane Reveals What he Expects from Man City After Ban

Real Madrid coach, Zinedine Zidane, has disclosed that he expects Manchester City to be really up against his side after UEFA’s decision to ban Pep Guardiola’s side from the Champions League for the next two years. Zidane’s men will take on Man City in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 clash later this month. DAILY POST had reported on Friday that UEFA handed Man City a two-year ban from all European competitions. The Citizens were found guilty of overstating its sponsorship revenue in its accounts and failing to cooperate in the investigation and have been fined €30million. “I do not want to talk about Man City’s Champions League ban because it is not my place to do so,” Zidane told Real Madrid’s official website on Saturday ahead of his side’s La Liga with Celta Vigo ...
Why Tickets For Comedy Shows Are Expensive – Ali Baba And Seyi Law Explain
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Why Tickets For Comedy Shows Are Expensive – Ali Baba And Seyi Law Explain

Nigerian comedians, Ali Baba and Seyi Law on Sunday opened up on what they go through to get sponsorships for their comedy shows. Ali Baba while explaining why VIP tickets are always expensive said it is so because of cost of planning the show, he added that the cost of planning a show overseas are cheaper. Seyi Law on his part wrote on the cost and demands of hosting an event in the country without sponsorship drive up ticket pricing. He wrote on Instagram, "Thanks @alibabagcfr for constantly trying to educate people about the efforts of entertainers and events management practitioners. I can't write the epistle needed to drive home this point. The cost and class demands of the events in Nigeria without sponsorship drive up ticket pricing. These and more are the reasons we a...
What We’re Doing About Chibok Girls’ Release – FG
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What We’re Doing About Chibok Girls’ Release – FG

The Federal Government has assured the international community that it is working with its Swiss partners and others, on daily basis, to track and secure the release of remaining abducted Chibok girls still in captivity. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this at a briefing at the Department of African Studies, Georgetown University, Washington DC. The minister, who engaged members and students of the department on the development in the country, said that government had never for one day forgotten or closed the case of the abducted girls. “Few days ago was the fifth anniversary of the abducted girls and that means they were kidnapped more than a year before President Muhammadu Buhari adminis...
Youth Devt Stimulates Aiteo’s Sponsorship of Nigerian Football
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Youth Devt Stimulates Aiteo’s Sponsorship of Nigerian Football

Indigenous energy conglomerate and Official Optimum Partner of the Nigerian Football Federation, Aiteo Group, reaffirmed its pledge to youth capacity development in Nigeria and across the African continent through its sponsorship of football at the second edition of the annual Aiteo-NFF Awards in Lagos. In a keynote speech by the Executive Vice Chairman of the Group, Benedict Peters, Aiteo reiterated that positively influencing the youthful population of Nigeria informed its decision to venture into football sponsorship. According to Peters: ‘‘First, we believe a deep commitment to encouraging and empowering Nigeria – and Africa’s youth population through the compellingly attractive medium of sport. Second, it is indisputable that the availability of sporting talent remains one...
Lokosa’s award boosts battles for goals in the NPFL
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Lokosa’s award boosts battles for goals in the NPFL

When Junior Lokosa picked up the first ever Eunisell Boot Award at the Nigerian Professional Football League’s (NPFL) 2017/18 season highest goal scorer with 19 goals, even he did not envisage the career-defining boost it would have on him in the last couple of months For his performance in Nigeria’s top football league, the 25-year-old was presented with a glittering trophy and a cheque for N3.8 million from one of the nation’s foremost chemical and specialty fluid management companies. The publicity and media hype he got for achieving this feat reverberated beyond the shores of the ‘Giant of Africa,’ catching the attention of international clubs. First, he went for trials in Asia, with a Chinese club and Europe (Bulgarian and Norway) sides, but failed to secure any concrete contrac...
Companies Are Stingy, They Only Ask Me For Dinner Dates – Yvonne Nelson
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Companies Are Stingy, They Only Ask Me For Dinner Dates – Yvonne Nelson

Actress Yvonne Nelson has stated that Ghanaian corporate companies are very stingy and only ask her out for dinner. According to her, when she goes to offices to seek for sponsorship for her projects, the only thing they can offer is to take her out for dinner. Yvnone Nelson made this known while speaking on the “Atuu” show with Abeiku Santana on UTV. She said: “Ghanaian companies are stingy. They will only waste your time. You will take your proposal on several occasions and in the end they ask you, Can we go out? Can we have dinner?” Yvonne Nelson went on to state that she doesn’t entertain such request especially when she came with a mindset for business. “I didn’t come to your office to have dinner with you. I came to do business. You don’t entertain stuff like that”, she added....
Dalung Thumbs Up Peak for Sports Development Initiatives
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Dalung Thumbs Up Peak for Sports Development Initiatives

Solomon Dalung The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Selcap Dalung, has commended Peak milk, the number one dairy brand in Nigeria, for devoting valuable resources to the development and sustenance of the para-powerlifting sport. Dalung in his welcome address at the opening ceremony of the Lagos 2019 International Para-powerlifting Competition said: “The success story of which we are all part of today is the outcome of support and contribution of our prospective partners in the country. I want to recognise and appreciate the contribution of FrieslandCampina Wamco Nigeria, producers of the household brand, Peak milk among other products, who have remained a reliable, ever willing and supportive partner in the progress of the Para-powerlifting Federation in particular...
Chef Chioma’s Cooking Show: See How Davido Advertised For Bae
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Chef Chioma’s Cooking Show: See How Davido Advertised For Bae

As Chef Chioma’s cooking show preview is set for tonight, and her boo, Davido took to his Instagram page to advertise the program. we all know, Davido is the most followed Nigerian celebrity on Instagram, and making the and advert for his bae is surely a big one. Advertising for his bae, Davido wrote; Who’s ready for @thechefchi Show !! Preview showing at @theo2london 2nite ! ?‍? ? The Chef Chioma’s cooking show is highly anticipated by many fans, and according to Davido, they’ve already signed a strategic Partnership and sponsorship contract with Dunes Center Abuja, for the cooking show. His post last year reads; Who’s ready for @thechefchicooking show???!!! #NewdealAlert powered by Dunes … coming to a screen near you !!! I don turn manager oo….. Today we signed a st...
Dana Air Extends Sponsorship Deal For Heartland FC
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Dana Air Extends Sponsorship Deal For Heartland FC

Dana Air has extended its multi-million naira sponsorship deal for Heartland FC of Owerri. L-R Special Adviser to the Imo state Governor, Mr Steve Asimobi, Accountable Manager of Dana Air, Mr Obi Mbanuzuo and Heartland FC Chairman, Mr Goodfaith Etuemena, during the signing of Dana Air’s sponsorship deal with Heartland FC of Imo state. The sponsorship which was first unveiled in 2018 was extended for the duration of the 2018/19 Nigerian Professional League, NPFL, Season at a short ceremony in Owerri, Imo State. Speaking at the contract extension event, the Media and Communications Manager of Dana Air, Mr Kingsley Ezenwa said: “We believe sports, particularly football is another way we can impact the state and her good people by doing everything to ensure that their beloved team...
5-day Polo tournament gallops off in Jos
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5-day Polo tournament gallops off in Jos

In order to consolidate on the returning peace in Plateau State,  the NASCO Group Nigeria has sponsored a Polo Tournament to mobilize and involve especially the youths from all walks of life to compete and share in an atmosphere of mutuality and ensure the promotion and sustenance of peace in the State. Action from a Polo match The five days tournament has which has participants drawn from Polo teams across Nigeria is taking place at the Hassan Katsina Polo field in Jos. According to a statement issued by Group Corporate Communications/Compliance Advisor,  NASCO Group Nigeria, Haroun Audu, the  2018 event is aimed to amplify the values of love and togetherness to bring out the best of our shared humanity,  particularly among the young people. The statement reads,  “Over the pa...
FIFA Investigating Sex Abuse Claims On Afghanistan Women’s Team
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FIFA Investigating Sex Abuse Claims On Afghanistan Women’s Team

Football’s world governing body FIFA is looking into claims of sexual and physical abuse on the Afghanistan national women’s team, it confirmed in a statement Saturday. The allegations against officials including the Afghanistan Football Federation’s president Keramuddin Karim were reported in Britain’s Guardian newspaper. The AFF has “vigorously” rejected claims. “The serious subjects mentioned are being looked in to by FIFA,” the global body said in a statement, adding that it has a “zero tolerance policy” on such violations. Given the sensitivity of the allegations, particularly in deeply conservative, patriarchal Afghanistan, it said it was addressing the matter in a “do no harm” way and working with reputable entities to establish the fac...
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33 Bag First Class in Wesley Varsity, Ondo

AKURE—33 of the 525 students of the Faith based Westley University, in Ondo State, yesterday, bagged first class degrees during its three years combined convocation ceremony. Orphan emerges Caleb University best graduating student The Vice Chancellor, Prof Sunday Ndubueze Ukachukwu gave the breakdown of the graduands to include 214 for 2016, 149 for 2017 and 162 for 2018. Ukachukwu said: “Of the total number, 33 bagged first class honours, 211second class upper, 223 second class lower, 56 got Third Class, while only two had pass degree.” The Vice Chancellor noted that on assumption of office he has ensured that both “academic and administrative operations align with best practices. “All our 21 programmes in the university are accredited. We are working very hard to add more relevant ...
Globacom Lights Up Kabba Day Festival
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Globacom Lights Up Kabba Day Festival

Digital Transformation Leader, Globacom, last weekend supported the 2018 edition of the Kabba Day Festival in Kogi State. The involvement of the company in the festival added colour and unprecedented excitement to the annual event which brings together the sons and daughters of Okun Land home and abroad in celebration of culture. Globacom said its support for the festival is consistent with its resolve to promote the traditional values that have sustained the indigenous peoples of Nigeria. The Chairman of the Kabba Day Festival 2018 Central Planning Committee, Hon. Raffael Okomoda, in his remarks at the ceremony commended Globacom for identifying with the cultural heritage of the Okun Land, saying such gestures would remain evergreen in the minds of the people. Hon. Okomoda who...
HiFL 2018: Final Matches To Go On As Planned
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HiFL 2018: Final Matches To Go On As Planned

Director,  Pace sports and Entertainment, Sola Fijabi, has said that the Higher Institution Football League (HiFL) finals scheduled to hold on Saturday, November 3 rd , 2018 remains unchanged. Fijabi also said that there is no injunction from the court stopping the final match neither was there any injunction restraining the firms media partners from covering the event. Fijabi made the statement yesterday while reacting to an alleged court injunction obtained by one Alhaji Shuaibu Gara-Gombe, CEO of Green White Green Centre Limited. According to the statement, “the matches scheduled for Saturday, November 3rd will hold as planned.” The statement reads thus: “Our attention has been drawn to a press statement released in the national dailies by Alhaji Shuaibu Gara-Gombe, CEO of Gre...
10,000 Runners Register For Bet9ja Lagos Women Run 2018
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10,000 Runners Register For Bet9ja Lagos Women Run 2018

With just one week to the main event, a total of 10,000 runners from across Lagos State and its environs have registered for the 2018 edition of the Lagos Women Run a-10 kilometre marathon race for all classes of women, with major sponsorship coming from Bet9ja. *Lagos women run for good health This figure was released Tuesday afternoon by the Coordinator of the Run, Tayo Popoola, who said in a statement signed by the Director of Media and Publicity, Mr. Dapo Sotuminu, in Lagos, that, the majority of the registered runners are from the Lagos Island, Lekki and the Aja axis of Lagos State, which was an improvement over last year’s edition where majority of the runners were from Ikorodu. She noted that, the largest registrations were done online through the Lagos Women Run offici...
Zenith Bank Puts N24.6m Into Women’s Basketball League
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Zenith Bank Puts N24.6m Into Women’s Basketball League

The women’s basketball league is expected to commence soon as title sponsor Zenith Bank Nigeria Plc on Wednesday revealed a package of N24.6m for the 2018 edition. Basketball The bank in a briefing held at the National Stadium in  Surulere, Lagos disclosed that they are proud to continue their partnership with the Nigeria Basketball Federation, NBBF. Peter Amangbo, Group Managing Director who was represented by Akin Ogunranti, the company’s General Manager/Zonal Head, Ikeja stated that the company was proud to support the league for the last 14 years. The  national women’s league is set to dunk off Oct. 28. There will be competition in both the Savanah and Atlantic Conferences. Top three finishers in both conferences will compete in the final six in Lagos. “Over the past 13...
Ex-IAAF Chief Diack Faces Fresh Charges
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Ex-IAAF Chief Diack Faces Fresh Charges

  French authorities have added to former IAAF president Lamine Diack’s legal problems by charging him with favouring his son in negotiations over sponsorship and TV rights, sources close to the case revealed on Friday. Lamine Diack Diack was head of the governing body of global athletics from 1999 until his arrest in France in 2015. He was charged at the time with taking millions of dollars to cover up failed Russian doping tests along with two other IAAF officials. A tribunal led by anti-corruption judge Renaud van Ruymbeke has continued to investigate the 85-year-old, who is forbidden to leave France. The latest charges were brought on June 26 and accuse Diack of a “breach of trust.” They stem from the cooperation of the IAAF, now led by Diack’s former vice president Sebastia...
Amaechi Speaks On CCECC Scholarships Scandal, Says Nigerians Shouldn’t Complain
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Amaechi Speaks On CCECC Scholarships Scandal, Says Nigerians Shouldn’t Complain

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, who is accused of manipulating foreign scholarships offered by a government contractor, has defended the selection process that benefited only people nominated by him and other senior officials. Amaechi In his first public comments on the matter since it was exposed by online portal, Premium Times, in July, Amaechi dismissed widespread criticisms that trailed the process, saying what mattered was that Nigerians were given the opportunity to be trained in China, and not how they were selected. The scholarships were offered by a Chinese construction firm, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, CCECC. The scholarship involved the sponsorship of over 40 Nigerian undergraduate students in Chinese universities to study railw...
Betting Company Shirt Sponsorship For Lazio
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Betting Company Shirt Sponsorship For Lazio

Lazio has entered into a shirt sponsorship deal with betting company Marathonbet, reports SportBusiness. The agreement will run through to the end of 2018, with Marathonbet branding to feature on Lazio players' shirts. Marathonbet branding will also appear on LED advertising screens inside the team's Stadio Olimpico. Natalia Zavodnik, chief executive of Marathonbet, said: "Working with a club with such an illustrious history as that of the Lazio emphasises our intention to continue our growth in the Italian market and beyond, and we cannot wait to see the club's progression, both nationally and in Europe this season."
NPFL: Talking Points From The First Half Of The Season
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NPFL: Talking Points From The First Half Of The Season

After 19 rounds of matches in the Nigeria professional football league, 2017 season, the league goes on a break to give the 20 teams in the league a much-needed rest. However, it is important to examine the successes and the failures recorded in the first half of the season by the League Management Company. As there were positives in the league so also were the downsides. First, we look at the positives then subsequent articles from cheapgoals.com will cover the negatives and possible solutions. Once the sponsors are secured, they will all partner with the league under the NPFL brand, this is expected to increase the value and price money to be shared between the 20 teams. THE GOOD Multiple Sponsorship The LMC at the beginning of the season decided to do away with the solita...
Who Is Jelani Aliyu? Buhari’s Newly Appointed Head Of Automotive Council
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Who Is Jelani Aliyu? Buhari’s Newly Appointed Head Of Automotive Council

President Mohammadu Buhari may well have ignited stakeholders’ confidence in Nigeria’s automotive industry as he appointed renowned General Motors Senior Creative Designer as the new Director General, National Automotive Design and Development Council, NADDC. Aliyu, who also designed the awe-inspiring Chevrolet Volt replaces Engineer Aminu Jalal. But who is Jelani Aliyu? Born in Kaduna in 1966 to Alhaji Aliya and Sharifiya Hauwa’u Aliyu who both hail from Sokoto State, Jelani Aliyu attended Capital School, Sokoto between 1971 and 1978, and then proceeded to Federal Government College, Sokoto, where he graduated with honours as ‘best technical drawing student.’ He was later offered admission to study Architecture at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria but declined the offer for a sim...

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