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  • How we rescued Senator Anisulowo -AIG Bala Hassan

    By CHIOMA IGBOKWE    Assistant Inspector General of Police in charge of Zone 2, Onikan, Lagos State, comprising Lagos and Ogun states Police Commands, Bala Abdulla Hassan, has given insight into the gallantry efforts by security agencies and Ilaro community in Ogun State, which led to the rescue of the former Minister of State for Education,…

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  • Platini resigns as UEFA president

    By Judith Nwabia Michel Platini has made known his intention to resign as UEFA president at the organization’s next congress as a result of the Court of Arbitration for Sport’s decision to retain his ban from football activity. Platini who was handed a six years ban, reduced to four years by CAS’ three-man appeal panel-…

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  • DR Congo

    Fallout of AFCON 2017 qualifier: CAF hammer falls on Nigeria

    BY MONICA IHEAKAM The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has slammed a $5,000 fine on Nigeria and Egypt respectively. Nigeria earned the fine due to the overpacked crowd and lack of security at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium during the Match of the AFCON 2017 qualifier between the Super Eagles and the Pharaohs of Egypt in…

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  • Supreme Court

    Pinnick, others off to Mexico for FIFA Congress

    The President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, the first Vice President, Seyi Akinwunmi and the General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi are on their way to Mexico City for the 66th Congress of the world football –governing body, FIFA. Mexico’s capital city would play host to nearly one thousand important personalities…

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  • NFF

    Nigerian match commissioner dies in Lagos

    The match commissioner for Sunday’s Nigeria league match between Kano Pillars and Ikorodu United, Tanko Nuhu is dead. Nuhu from Nasarawa State, who lived in Abuja with his family, was found dead in his hotel room on Monday. Pillars spokesman, Idris Malikawa confirmed the match official’s death to AfricanFootball.com “He was found dead in his…

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  • Cheprot targets Okpekpe record in 2017

    As Oshiomole slams Dalung Simon Cheprot of Kenya has promised to break the Okpekpe international 10km road race record when he returns next year for the fifth edition of the IAAF Bronze Label event. Cheprot won the men’s title at the fourth edition of the race last Saturday in Okpekpe near Auchi in Edo State of…

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  • Egbeda-Idimu mayhem: How I escaped death in the hands of hoodlums

    •Victims blame council boss over attack, call for Ambode’s help •I never brought thugs against my people, says LCDA secretary By Job Osazuwa For Alhaji Bakare Fadahunsi, Thursday, April 28, 2016, would remain an unforgettable day. The auto mechanic escaped death in the hands of hoodlums, who unleashed mayhem on traders and artisans, operating under the…

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  • Can Nigeria be crushed into shape?

    I was disturbed by a report in last Sunday’s edition of The Punch newspaper. It read, “Buhari orders military to crush new Niger Delta militant group”. It’s meet to quote the report at length: “President Muhammadu Buhari has given a fresh order to the military to crack down on a new militant group, the Niger…

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  • Who wants to shoot the Sheriff?

    A new Sherriff is in town, spanking new and smoking. No, not the nation’s number one citizen, who, after dilly-dallying, reluctantly signed the budget of change. I’m talking of the swashbuckling, fire-eating son of a gun former governor of Borno State, Ali Modu Sheriff. Now, any adventurer, who takes on the challenge of resurrecting the…

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  • What we must do to improve our elections –Yakubu, INEC chair

    …Says violence threatens polls in Nigeria By Willy Eya Many reasons account for the challenges facing the conduct of elections in the country and the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu believes that a major solution to the problem is the establishment of an Electoral Offences Commission and Tribunal. In…

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