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2013 Fed Cup: Abia Warriors, Enyimba eyes places in Round of 16 in Lokoja

The chase for the 2013 Federation Cup continues as 32 clubs including the defending champions, Heartland of Owerri, league leaders, Kano Pillars keep sight on securing their round of six berth in the on-going most-celebrated and longest football tournament in Nigeria, Federation Cup. The 25,000 capacity-seater of Lokoja Confluence Stadium will welcome two-Glo Premier League […]

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KOGI: Idah LG Boss Root for Grassroots Sports, Dickson College wins Secondary Schools Cup

The Chairman of the Idah Local government area council, Dr Musa Major has stated that his administration will continue to give more attention to schools sports in view to empowering, engaging and encouraging grassroots talents development. The ldah Local government boss made the declaration at the end of the tournament’s final in Idah on Monday. […]

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KOGI: Confluence Queens Pick Another Away Point, Kogi Utd beats JUTH FC

Confluence Queens yet again were at their best on the road after they secured a draw in Benin to celebrate their fourth unbeaten run against Martin White Dove in the week-16 game of the Nigeria Women Football League. Despite failing to grab a lead in the barren first half, hard-fighting Confluence Queens grabbed an undisputable […]

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NNL: Kogi Utd replays FC Taraba on July 13

The Nigeria National League has fixed the rescheduled match between Kogi United and FC Taraba for Saturday, July 13 at the 25,000 capacity-seater Confluence Stadium in Lokoja. The report was contained in the statement signed by Ayo Abdulrahaman, the the Nigeria National League board’s Executive Secrretary made avaialble to SavidNews on Monday. According to the […]

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Visa bond Nigeria: Britain reconsiders £3,000 Visa bond

British Prime Minister David Cameron has halted the controversial plan by his country to demand a £3,000 bond from each visa applicant from ‘high risk countries’. Under the proposal canvassed by Britain’s Home Secretary, Theresa May, as part of efforts to cut immigration and abuses of the system, first time visitors from Nigeria, Bangladesh, Sri […]

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2 killed, 17 injured in Libya car bomb

Two persons were killed and 17 others injured Wednesday in a car bomb in Sebha, southern Libya, the Libyan News Agency reported. A car exploded in a busy street in the city, killing the two persons, including a Nigerian national, the agency said. Two other cars exploded outside a hotel near a police station without […]

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Mandela is a “hero for the world” – Obama

US President Barack Obama said Thursday that Nelson Mandela was a “hero for the world” whose legacy will live on throughout the ages. Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid hero lay critically ill in hospital. “He is a personal hero. “I think he is a hero for the world, and if and when he passes from this […]

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Fresh attack claims 33 in Plateau

At least 33 people including secondary school students have been reportedly killied after gunmen, suspected to be Fulani assailants, invaded Bolgan, Karkashi, and Magama villages in Langtang South Local Government Area of Plateau State on Wednesday night. The Police in Plateau say they are yet to get the full details of the attack. The police […]

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Nigeria tops in Africa for second year on FDI

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNTAD) yesterday ranked Nigeria Africa’s number one destination for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Africa for the second time in two years. The latest UNCTAD report, entitled, “Global Value Chains: Investment and Trade for Development”, put Nigeria’s FDI inflows at $7.03billion while South Africa recorded $4.572bn; Ghana, […]

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Nigeria Governors’ Forum crisis threat to 2015 polls – Holland

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria has said that the crisis rocking the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) is capable of posing a big threat to the 2015 elections if not addressed by the stakeholders . The first secretary of The Netherland Embassy, Ms Anique Claessen, expressed the view in Abuja during […]

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Amaechi leads 31 Govs to Jonathan’s dinner

Amaechi leads 31 govs to Jonathan’s dinnerRivers State Governor Rotimi Amaechi yesterday led 31 governors, mostly those in his own faction of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), to a dinner launch of the book on President Goodluck Jonathan’s mid-term report held at the banquet hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. When asked by curious State […]

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NGF: Amaechi was duly returned chairman – Gov Aliyu

The chairman of the Northern States Governors’ Forum (NSGF) and Niger State governor, Babangida Aliyu, has for the first time since the leadership saga rocked the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) said that Rivers State governor Rotimi Amaechi was duly elected as NGF chairman. Governor Aliyu spoke yesterday at the turbaning of his deputy, Hon. Ahmed […]

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Gov Wada Plots Kogi United NNL stay

Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has stated that arrangement are in top gear to ensure the state-sponsored male club, Kogi United will swin above the Nigeria National League relegation water. The Kogi state governor made the statement in an exclusive chat with SavidNews Nigeria after a brief meeting on Tuesday evening with the Sports […]