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Super Eagles Physiotherapist & Equipment Manager Denied Austrian Visa For Pre-World Cup Camping

  The lead physiotherapist and the equipment manager of Nigeria’s Super Eagles were both denied visa into Austria for the team’s pre-world cup final camping, Punch reports. In a statement released by the NFF, it was revealed that the lead physiotherapist, Nnaemeka Anozie, and equipment manager, Chidi Ngoka, were denied visa by the Austrian Embassy. Both Anozie and Ngoka are said…

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Fayemi Picks 74-Year-Old As Running Mate – ‘After A Long Search’

Kayode Fayemi, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the July 14 Ekiti State governorship election, has picked 74-year-old Adebisi Egbeyemi, former Chairman of Ado-Ekiti Local Government Area, as his running mate. Fayemi made the announcement in a communiqué released by his campaign office on Thursday. “After a long search for the candidate, Egbeyemi…

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Adelabu Resigns As CBN Deputy Gov To Pursue Guber Ambition

Adebayo Adelabu, deputy governor in charge of operations at the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), will be addressed as former deputy governor from July 15. According to a statement released by Isaac Okorafor, CBN spokesman, on Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted his resignation. “While appreciating your services in the Central Bank of Nigeria since…

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APC National Vice Chairman Says Saraki’s CCT Trial Not Discussed At Meeting With Aggrieved PDP

The Deputy National Chairman (North) of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Lawali Shuaibu has clarified that a purported demand to stop the trial of the Senate President Bukola Saraki before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) did not come up during Monday’s meeting between the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osibajo SAN and former new…

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Lawyer: Weinstein Had Long Relationship With Rape Accuser

The woman who has accused Harvey Weinstein of rape in his criminal case was in a decade-long relationship with him that continued after the alleged attack in a Manhattan hotel room in 2013, a lawyer for the film producer said Tuesday. Attorney Benjamin Brafman made the remark after meeting behind closed doors with prosecutors and…

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Melaye Chides Buhari Over Statement On National Assembly

Dino Melaye, Senator representing Kogi West, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari of making derogatory statements about him and the National Assembly. According THEWILL Buhari, when he received a delegation of Buhari Support Organisation (BSO) at the Presidential Villa on May 22, came down hard on the members of the National Assembly. “Let anybody come and…

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Not Too Young To Run is PDP Initiative, Party Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has lampooned President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) for attempting to parade themselves as the architects of the ‘Not Too Young to Run Act’, which was sponsored and pursued by PDP members in the National Assembly and State assemblies. The main opposition party said in a statement…

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Buhari Signs ‘Not Too Young To Run’ Bill, Begs Youths Not To Run Against Him In 2019

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, signed the ‘Not Too Young To Run’ Bill into law. The President had promised to give assent to the bill while addressing the nation on Tuesday in a live broadcast in Abuja. “In (a) few days to come, I will…

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Six Persons Remanded Over Killings Of Catholic Priests, Worshippers In Benue

Six persons alleged to have killed two Catholic Church priests and seventeen (17) worshippers at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Ukpor, Ayar, Mbalom, Gwer East Local Government in Benue State have been remanded in prison custody by a Chief Magistrates’ Court in Benue State presided over by Isaac Ajim. The attack, which occurred a few weeks…

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Local Government In Kebbi Says Robbers Stole N9m Meant For Workers’ Salaries

Gwandu Local Government Area of Kebbi State has said robbers have stolen N9 million meant for the salary of workers, Punch reports. Chairman of the Local Government area, Shehu Bagudu, said this in a press briefing on Thursday. According to him, the robbery took place on May 24. The money was to be used as the April salaries…

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