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Disregard NEF’s Unauthorised Quit – Buhari Tells Herders
BEVERLY HILLS, July 17, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined all Nigerians to ignore the recent call by the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) to Fulani herders, asking them to leave the southern part of Nigeria. “All citizens of Nigeria are free to move and live within any part of the country they please, whether […]
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Nigerians praise 1 Super Eagles player after win over Tunisia, blast Rohr for keeping him on the bench
Nigeria's Super Eagles on Wednesday night, July 17, beat Tunisia 1-0 to win bronze medal at the AFCON 2019 tournament in which striker Odion Ighalo scored the only goal.
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BREAKING: Nigeria Beat Tunisia To Win AFCON Bronze Medal
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Tunisia Vs Nigeria: AFCON Third Place (0 - 1) Full Time
fcon 2019 FinalsNlgeria vs TunisiaWed 17th julyTime: 8pmCairo international stadium
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I Felt Ridiculed Contesting Against A 'Dancer', Adeleke - Oyetola
The Osun State governor, Gboyega Oyetola has said he felt ridiculed contesting against Senator Ademola Adeleke in the 2018 gubernatorial election in the state.He made the statement when leadership of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), led by Professor Yemi Farounbi, paid him solidarity visit on his victory at the Supreme Court, daily Independent reports.The governor noted that there was lack of control in the Nigeria electoral system.According to him,“the country’s electoral system is weak especially regarding the screening of candidates which gave room for somebody like Ademola Adeleke to contest for governorship seat of the state.“Sometimes when I sat down and realised that I was actually contesting with Adeleke, who is best at dancing, I felt ridiculed, very ridiculed,” the governor lamented.https://lailasnews.com/i-felt-ridiculed-contesting-against-adeleke-oyetola/
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Policeman Takes Prostitute Home In Abuja, Discovers He Is A Man (Photos)
A Policeman recieve the shock of his life after after taking a prostitute home only to find out that he was a man.The Policeman takes the prostitute home in Kubwa area of Abuja, discovers he is a man wearing female outfits.Watch The Videohttps://www.thenaijafame.com.ng/2019/07/policeman-takes-prostitute-home-in.html?m=1
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Atiku’s witness weeps at tribunal over alleged shooting of two by APC thugs during election
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Buhari speaks on banning importation of basic items
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday in Abuja, reiterated the determination of his administration to stop importation of basic items to create job opportunities for unemployed citizens across the country. The President stated this when he received leadership of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) led by its acting President, Mr Taiwo Adeniyi, at the Presidential […] Buhari speaks on banning importation of basic items
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Banditry: Buratai pledges to support Zamfara govt on peace move
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has pledged that the Nigerian Army will support the effort of Zamfara State Government to end banditry in the state and other parts of the country.
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EFCC hands over forfeited 5-storey building to VON
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Transfer: Valverde speaks on what he wants from Barcelona’s three new signings
Barcelona manager, Ernesto Valverde, has said he is expecting a swift impact from €224million (£202m/$251m) trio of Antoine Griezmann, Frenkie de Jong and Neto. Griezmann became the LaLiga champions’ third major signing of the close-season last Friday, after Barca paid his €120m release clause at Atletico Madrid. De Jong had agreed to a move to […] Transfer: Valverde speaks on what he wants from Barcelona’s three new signings
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Details Of Buhari’s Meeting With Lawan, Gbajabiamila Emerge
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday met with the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, where issues of national interest were deliberated upon.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the meeting held at the State House, Abuja, between the president and the two leaders of the National Assembly (NASS) came barely 24 hours after the assembly announced its plan to hold another security summit to tackle the nation’s security challenges.Speaking to State House correspondents at the end of the closed door meeting, the President of the Senate revealed that the national assembly would collaborate and cooperate with the executive arm of government in addressing the nation’s security and socio-economic challenges.“What we have discussed are those things that will ensure that the people of Nigeria are better protected, the economy of Nigeria performs better to the inclusion of everyone in the country, that governance generally is set to achieve the set targets of providing security and welfare for Nigerians.“We are going to collaborate and cooperate with the executive arm of government, work together to ensure we find better approaches, improved paradigm to address appropriately the current situation,’’ he said.According to him, Nigerians stand to benefit a lot form the existing cordial relationship between the executive and legislative arms of government.On the expected screening of ministers and other nominees, Lawan said the legislators would collaborate more and ensure speedy confirmation of appointees to enhance good governance.Gbajabiamila, who also fielded questions from the correspondents, said the crisis in the Edo State House of Assembly would soon be resolved, having received the report of the committee that investigated the matter.According to him, the House of Representatives will do the needful and possibly invoke the relevant section of the constitution, by taking over the functions of the Edo State House of Assembly, where necessary.“As you know, we set an ad hoc committee, they went to Edo State, the report was laid and considered today and the context of the report is very clear.“I think what we did was to stick strictly by the rule or by the law that guides the assembly and us as lawmakers.“So, one of the recommendations, which I believed was approved by the House, was for us to have a proper proclamation with date, venue and time, which was missing in the first proclamation.“The Edo House of Assembly have about a week to come up with the proper election of the principal officers.“If in a week nothing changes, perhaps the House and the National Assembly as a whole would look at invoking section 11 of the constitution,’’ he said.https://dailypost.ng/2019/07/17/details-buharis-meeting-lawan-gbajabiamila-emerge/amp/
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New Ukraine Law: Child Rapists To Be Castrated By Chemical Injection
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BBNaija 2019: Jackye awarded N1.5m, 4-day all-expense paid Dubai trip as she wins lyrical challenge (photos)
BBNaija 2019 housemate Jackye has won the highly competitive lyrical challenge. For becoming the champion, her winnings include a sum of N1.5 million and a 4-day all-expense paid trip to Dubai. Many Nigerians have reacted to this.
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Collaboration: EFCC hands over building VON
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New EU Chief Faces Battle For Stable Majority In Parliament
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Absence Of Ministers Won’t Affect 2020 Budget - Senate President
The President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, has said that the absence of ministers will not affect the 2020 budget.He said budgets were usually prepared by civil servants and not ministers per se.Lawan spoke with State House Correspondents in Abuja after he held a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, was also at the meeting.Lawan stated that so long as the budget was laid before the National Assembly by September, the legislature would do its own beat by passing it speedily.Read more here https://thickmatch.com/absence-ministers-wont-affect-2020-budget-says-senate-president/
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Trump hails arrest in Pakistan of alleged Mumbai attacks mastermind
US President Donald Trump on Wednesday hailed the arrest in Pakistan of the firebrand cleric believed to be the mastermind of the deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks, who had been declared a global terrorist by Washington. The post Trump hails arrest in Pakistan of alleged Mumbai attacks mastermind appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Police arrest four over murder of Ogun couple
The elderly couple were matched to death in their house The post Police arrest four over murder of Ogun couple appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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Guardiola warns Sane amid Bayern link
Coach Pep Guardiola warned Leroy Sane on Wednesday that he only wants to keep players at Manchester City who are happy at the club as Bayern Munich lurk for the exciting winger. The post Guardiola warns Sane amid Bayern link appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.
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Our policies are designed to stop importation of basic items – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja reiterated the determination of his administration to stop importation of basic items to create job opportunities for unemployed citizens across the country.
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African club finals to change to one-match contests – Ahmad
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Buhari Vows To Create Jobs For Nigerians
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RUGA: Clark, Adebanjo, Nwodo Knock Ango Abdullahi Over Calls For Northerners To Leave South, Urge Buhari To Intervene
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Ruga: Igbos Won’t Succumb To Arewa’s 30-Day Ultimatum – IPOB
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) on Wednesday said South eastern states would not succumb to the demand for land for implementation of Ruga settlement programme.The group said it was ready for face the youth wing of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) after the expiration of its 30- day ultimatum.In a statement by the Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, IPOB insisted on supporting ranching business but in their private lands, not through forcing people to release their ancestral land to anybody.The group advised the federal government and those behind the plan to retrace their steps before it turned uncontrollable and claim more innocent lives.The statement partly reads: “IPOB is a peaceful movement and must remain so but cannot allow anybody to trample on us by forcing our people to release their ancestral land to them.“We are aware that cattle business remains personal business in Nigeria and cannot change today.“The community’s ancestral lands are gifts from the God, handed over to us to dwell, on which must not be taken over under any guise by the government or Fulani.“We challenge Fulani Islamists terrorists including their Arewa youths to do their worst after the expiration of the so-called 30 days ultimatum as was widely reported in every national and international media.“We are anxiously and eagerly waiting for them in whatever shape they may want it.”Read more here https://thickmatch.com/ruga-igbos-wont-succumb-arewas-30-day-ultimatum-ipob/
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Kieran Trippier Joins Atletico Madrid From Tottenham On 3-Year Deal
England right-back Kieran Trippier has completed move to Spanish side Atletico Madrid from Tottenham.The 28-year-old, who joined Spurs from Burnley in June 2015 and played more than 100 times for the London club, has signed a four-year deal with the La Liga side.He had admitted he was not sure he would see out his Spurs contract, which was due to expire in 2022.Trippier is Atletico's third major defensive signing of the summer.According to BBC, the transfer fee will be £20mSource: https://www.skysports.com/app/transfer/news/12691/11764778/kieran-trippier-atletico-madrid-agree-deal-with-tottenham-for-defender
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Buhari condemns call by Northern elders that herders leave Southern Nigeria
"All citizens of Nigeria are free to move and live within any part of the country they please." The post Buhari condemns call by Northern elders that herders leave Southern Nigeria appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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Ihedioha, El-Rufai, Okowa Condole With Makarfi Over Father’s Death
Governors Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta, Emeka Ihedioha of Imo, and Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna have commiserated with the former governor of Kaduna State, Ahmed Makarfi, over the death of his father, Muhammad Makarfi, Igbere TV reports.The elderly Makarfi died on Tuesday and was buried in his hometown in Makarfi Local Government Area of Kaduna.In a statement on Wednesday by his chief press secretary, Charles Aniagwu, Mr Okowa commiserated with the family, the people of Makarfi community, and the entire Kaduna State, over the demise of Makarfi.“We received the news of the demise of your beloved father with shock, but we are consoled by the fact that he lived a life of dedicated service to humanity.“We share in your sorrow and pain at this period; and we pray that God will grant you the courage to bear the loss, even as we pray for the repose of the soul of the departed.“On behalf of my family, the government and people of Delta State, we mourn with the Ex-National Chairman of our great party, PDP (Peoples Democratic Party) and former governor of Kaduna State, Sen Ahmed Muhammad Makarfi, on the unfortunate demise of his beloved father,’’ the governor said.Ihedioha said: “My heartfelt condolences to the family of the former Chairman of our great party, the People’s Democratic Party and Former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi over the demise of his beloved father. I pray Almighty God grant him eternal rest and comfort the family.”Source; http://igberetvnews.com/830296/just-in-ihedioha-el-rufai-okowa-condole-with-makarfi-over-fathers-death/
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Tunisia Vs Nigeria: AFCON Third Place (0 - 1) Live
fcon 2019 FinalsNlgeria vs TunisiaWed 17th julyTime: 8pmCairo international stadium
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UNGA presidency: Muhammad-Bande attends crucial transition meeting
Outgoing President of the UN General Assembly (PGA), Ms Maria Espinosa, on Wednesday met with her successor-elect, Amb. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, to discuss issues related to transition of power.
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APC cautions Obasanjo, others against making provocative statements
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has cautioned former president Olusegun Obasanjo and others against making inflammatory statements over insecurity, saying criminality has no tribe.
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VON takes over building seized from Nigeria’s ex-military chief accused of corruption
The Federal High Court in March ordered the forfeiture of all properties belonging to the late air marshal to the federal government. The post VON takes over building seized from Nigeria’s ex-military chief accused of corruption appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
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Guardiola warns Sane amid Bayern link
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Wike appoints Emir of Lafia Chancellor of Rivers State University
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Uzoho’s selection for Tunisia not due to critics – Akpeyi
Nigeria goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi believes the decision to use reserve goalkeeper Francis Uzoho in yesterday’s Africa Cup of Nations third/fourth place playoff against Tunisia had nothing to do with his performance against Algeria. Continue reading Uzoho’s selection for Tunisia not due to critics – Akpeyi at Vanguard News.
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