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  • Nwankwo Kanu

    Kanu rallies support for Sept 30 testimonial

    Former Super Eagles captain, Nwankwo Kanu is rallying support for his international all-stars match on September 30, as the leggy ex-Arsenal star is calling on all wishers to lend hands of assistance for the game at Barnet Stadium. With the match mostly intended to raise funds for his charity venture, Kanu Heart Foundation (KHF), ‘Papilo’ has…

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  • former

    How alleged withdrawal of policemen from IDP camps causes fear in Benue

    Rose Ejembi, Makurdi There is now palpable fear on the eight designated internally displaced persons (IDP) camps across Benue State following the alleged withdrawal of policemen attached to the camps. Recall that following the incessant killings of farmers occasioned by the invasion of Fulani herdsmen into the state since January this year, over 180,000 persons…

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  • BIN LADEN

    Osama bin Laden’s son marries daughter of 9/11 hijacker

    NAN Hamza bin Laden, the son of the late al-Qa’eda leader, has married the daughter of the lead 9/11 hijacker, according to media reports. In an interview with The Guardian, Osama bin Laden’s half brothers said their half-nephew has married into the family of Mohammed Atta, who flew American Airlines Flight 11 into the North…

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  • BOAT

    Boat mishap: Operators step up safety measures

    NAN The Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transportation of Nigeria (ATBOWATON), on Monday in Lagos said it had step up safety measures to prevent boat mishap. There had been mishaps in the recent past in Lagos state with that of Ikorudu in July which claimed many casualties. Mr Aboyomi Banjo, Chairman of ATBOWATON…

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  • CBN

    ‘CBN Intervention Schemes to support Economy Growth’

    Tunde Omolehin, Sokoto The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has said the ongoing intervention programmes initiated are aimed to support Nigeria’s economy growth. The CBN Branch Coordinator, in Sokoto State, Alhaji Dahiru Usman, stated this at a sensitisation programme organised, in Sokoto, recently. He said the apex bank placed high priority at ensuring sustainable growth…

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  • STUDENT

    Nigerian student wins Chinese language contest

    NAN A Nigerian student, Anthony Ekwensi, has been crowned the African champion at the 17th Chinese Bridge Chinese Language Proficiency Competition for Foreign College Students. The grand finale of the competition took place on August 4 in Changsha, Hunan Province. Russian student Ruslan was the overall winner at the event which paraded 152 students from…

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  • Dalung inaugurates 6-man reconciliation committee on NFF leadership crisis

    NAN The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Monday inaugurated a six-man reconciliation committee to bring lasting solution to the lingering crisis in the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Inaugurating the committee in Abuja, Dalung said the NFF crisis has already impeded the desired growth and development of football in the country. “Except…

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  • CUSTOMS

    Customs seizes 5,448 bags of foreign rice, arrests 3 suspects

    Uche Usim, Abuja Operatives of the Comptroller-General, Nigeria Customs Service Special Strike Force, have seized 5,448 bags of 50kg foreign rice in the last seven days. While 1,248 bags were seized within the creeks often Ogun State, last Monday, 4,200 bags were seized in Mopa, Kogi State last Saturday. The team also arrested there suspects…

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  • U-20

    FIFA U-20 Women World Cup: Nigeria fall 0-1 to Germany

    NAN Nigeria’s U-20 female football team, Falconets fell 0-1 to three times champions, Germany on Monday in their first game of the FIFA U-20 women’s world Cup in France. The goal came off the boots of German’s striker, Laura Friegang following a goal mouth scramble in the 69th minute of the match. The first half…

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