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KOGI: Yomi urges elected Leaders on Legacy

Those elected and appointed into positions of leadership have been tasked to work towards writing their names in gold and not be concerned with how much money they will steal. Kogi State Deputy Governor,Yomi Awoniyi made the remarks at a reception organized to thank the people of Mopamuro Local Government Area for their support for […]

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Naira falls by 98K despite CBN’s U.S.$500 million

The Naira depreciated by 98 kobo at the interbank foreign exchange market and by one kobo at the official market in spite of $500 million sale by Central Bank of Nigeria. From N160.8125 per dollar, the exchange rate of the naira rose to N161.8 per dollar in the interbank market, while the official exchange rate […]

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China, Nigeria sign 5 Cooperation Agreements

President, Goodluck Jonathan, and President Xi Jinping of China Wednesday presided over the signing of five agreements in Beijing to boost financial, trade, economic, technical and cultural relations between their two countries, according to a press statement from the Nigerian presidency here. The statement said the agreements, signed after bilateral talks between the two leaders […]

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Kogi Vows to Pay Civil Servants Gratuity Soon

Kogi State Government says it is committed to off-setting the gratuity and pension arrears of Civil Servants as soon as its financial resources gets better. The State Governor, Capt. Idris Wada, gave the assurance at the send off ceremony held in honor of former Head of Service, Isah Ichaba and some Permanent Secretaries who retired […]

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(INTERVIEW) Flood: Kogi is ready- Yomi

At the inception of the Captain Wada-led administration, a transformation agenda was unfolded. How far has the administration gone? I can say with all certainty that the transformation agenda is on course. His Excellency, Captain Wada has been clear as to the desire to reposition the state in a manner that would fast track development. […]

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KOGI: Beware of Flood, says Deputy Governor

People living in flood prone areas of Kogi State have been told not to have the illusion that the much predicted flood would not come and remain in their homes but should heed the warning appeal and move to higher ground for their safety. Kogi State Deputy Governor,Yomi Awoniyi,and Chairman flood Management Committee,stated this while […]

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NFF suspends clubs involved in scandalous score-lines

The Nigeria Football Federation has placed indefinite suspension on all the four clubs involved in scandalous score-lines during promotion play-offs into the Nigeria Nationwide League, the lowest tier of Nigeria domestic League, on Monday. In a mind-boggling show of shame never previously witnessed in Nigeria football, Plateau United Feeders somehow manufactured a 79-0 victory over […]

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Kogi sights Agriculture As Major Tool for Development

The present administration in Kogi State says the emphasis it has placed on agriculture followed the discovery that it is a major tool for development. Kogi State Deputy Governor,Yomi Awoniyi,gave the indication while fielding questions from newsmen on why the Capt Idris Wada administration has placed so much premium on agriculture especially in the cultivation […]

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NFF congratulates Governor Imoke on 52nd birthday today

The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated the Executive Governor of Cross River State, Senator Liyel Imoke, on his 52nd birthday, which falls on Wednesday, July 10, 2013. In a letter of congratulation sent to the Cross River State number one man, NFF President, Alhaji Aminu Maigari, hailed the governor and his administration’s immense support for […]

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CHAN 2014 Qualifier: Updated results of first round, first leg matches

Following are the results of matches played over the weekend in the first round, first leg qualifiers for the 2014 African Nations Championships for players in the continent’s domestic league. Second-leg matches are slated to be played in two weeks, with aggregate winners advancing to the second and final qualifying round. Some 16 teams will […]

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Handball Crisis: Court Verdict Backs Veterans,May Nullify Elections Into Boards

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja that was presided over by Hon. Justice E.S. Chukwu today granted a motion for amendment of Statement of Claim of current and former elite players of the game of handball in Nigeria, filed on behalf of themselves and local & foreign based handball players, former national & foreign […]

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EDO: Oshiomhole urges Muslims to pray for peace, prosperity

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has urged the Muslim faithful in the state to pray for the continued peace and prosperity of the state as they undertake the Ramadan fast. In his Ramadan message to the Muslim Ummah, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Peter Okhiria, Comrade Oshiomhole said “as the faithful undertake […]

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WHAT STEPHEN KESHI NEEDS TO UNDERSTAND – SUNDAY OLISEH

What Stephen Keshi needs to understand,Urgently! Stephen Keshi is a good coach. In fact he is the most successful coach Nigeria has had in the past decade and by winning the nations cup 2013 he boarded the ship of achieving coaches! But one quality that successful and long lasting coaches have, is that they have […]

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Teachers suspend strike in Edo

Teachers under the aegis of the Nigeria Union of Teachers in Edo State who embarked on a strike on June 1, this year, to press home their demand for the full implementation of the 27.5% Teachers’ Special Allowance (TSA) from the 17% which the state Government currently offers, yesterday called off the strike action. NUT […]