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Daily Archives: October 18, 2017

Falconets whitewash Tanzania 6-0 to qualify for next round

Falconets whitewash Tanzania 6-0 to qualify for next round

Nigeria’s Falconets whitewashed their Tanzanian counterparts 6-0 yesterday in Dar es Salaam to zoom to the next round of the 2018 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers. Four goals in the first half and two in the second half were [...]

October 2, 2017 Sports
Catalonia's overwhelming vote for independence

Catalan leader threatens independence after chaotic vote

Catalonia's overwhelming vote for independence looked set to increase tensions between Madrid and the powerful region after a defiant referendum marred by violence. With 90 percent of voters backing independence Sunday, regional leader Carles Puigdemont said they had “won the [...]

October 2, 2017 International
Seven killed in Cameroon as anglophones declare ‘independence’

Seven killed in Cameroon as anglophones declare ‘independence’

At least seven people were killed in Cameroon’s restive anglophone belt at the weekend as a separatist group made a symbolic declaration of independence. The separatists chose October 1, the anniversary of the official reunification of the anglophone and francophone [...]

October 2, 2017 Government and politics
All Nigerian pilgrims airlifted back home

JUST IN: Hajj 2017: All Nigerian pilgrims airlifted back home

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, on Monday concluded the airlift of Nigerian pilgrims back to the country. The last flight by Max Airline, NGL 2110, took off from King Abdulaziz International Airport, Jeddah, to Kano via Port Harcourt [...]

October 2, 2017 Religion
Junaid Muhammed

Buhari lied to Nigerians in his October 1 speech – Junaid Mohammed

A second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Muhammed, has berated President Muhammadu Buhari’s October 1 speech. Muhammed said the speech was “not realistic,” adding that some of the claims made by Buhari with regards to his policies were not true. The Northern [...]

October 2, 2017 Government and politics
Governor Seriake Dickson

Gov. Dickson reveals what will happen to Nigeria if not restructured

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has declared that Nigeria will explode if not restructured. The governor addressed newsmen on Sunday after a special thanksgiving service to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the creation of the state and 57th independence [...]

October 2, 2017 Government and politics
Independence Anniversary: Gov. El-Rufai pardons 13 convicts

Independence Anniversary: Gov. El-Rufai pardons 13 convicts

Governor Nasiru Ahmed El-Rufai has pardoned 13 convicts as part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 57th Independence anniversary. Speaking in Kaduna on Sunday, governor Nasir El-rufai enjoined Nigerians to retain their faith in the corporate existence of the country no [...]

October 2, 2017 Government and politics
Military to hit Ogun with `Operation Crocodile Smile’

Military to hit Ogun with `Operation Crocodile Smile’

The Nigerian Army has concluded plans to launch a new security initiative, tagged “Operation Crocodile Smile” to rid the state and environs of criminals. The Brigade Commander of the 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Basil Adoke, said in Abeokuta at [...]

October 2, 2017 Government and politics
Get ready to pay for news on Google

Get ready to pay for news on Google

Google Monday announced new steps to help struggling news organizations, including an end to a longstanding “first click free” policy to generate fresh revenues for publishers hurt by the shift from print to digital. The moves come amid mounting criticism [...]

October 2, 2017 General
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Osinbajo prays for Nigeria at special church service [VIDEO]

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday declared that the country’s future would be better than its past. He made the declaration in his remarks at the 2017 Independence Day Interdenominational Church Service held at the National Christian Centre, Abuja.   [...]

October 2, 2017 Government and politics
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