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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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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 […]

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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 […]