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‘Grateful for the opportunity’ – TiPS striker reacts to maiden Super Falcons call-up

TiPS striker Roosa Ariyo has received a late call-up to the Super Falcons ahead of this week’s four-nation women’s invitational tournament in Houston, Texas. Nigeria manager Randy Waldrum is short on personnel at key positions following the withdrawals of players due to varying reasons for the 10-day competition, also featuring Jamaica, Portugal and United States […]

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Oshoala’s Barcelona celebrate treble after Copa de la Reina title win

By Samuel Ahmadu Asisat Oshoala will wrap up her memorable 2020-21 campaign in Spanish football with a treble, following Sunday’s 3-0 triumph over Levante in the final of the 2021 Copa de la Reina. Two weeks ago, the 26-year-old was on parade as her side were crowned the Uefa Women’s Champions League winners for the […]

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Summer Series: Portugal name solid 23-player squad for Nigeria & USWNT

Portugal senior women’s national team head coach Francisco Neto has announced a list of 23 players for the Summer Series in USA in June. Portugal will be participating in an invitational tournament, where they will face current World Champions United States and African Champions, Nigeria. The 23-player roaster which reflects a mix of experience and […]

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Fifa set dates for playoff tournament and 2023 Women’s World Cup

By Samuel Ahmadu FIFA announced the dates for the 2023 Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand on Thursday, with the final tournament scheduled to be held from July 20 to August 20, 2023. The ninth edition of the global showpiece will be the first with 32 teams, expanded from 24, and 10 stadiums […]

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Fifa confirms dates for U17 and U20 Women’s World Cup

By Samuel Ahmadu Fifa has confirmed the upcoming 2022 FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup will be staged in India from October 11 to October 30, 2022. The dates were made known after a virtual FIFA Council meeting held on Thursday, May 20, also announced the 2022 FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup will be held from […]

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Edo 2020 Governorship: Obaseki reacts to Tinubu’s ‘reject him’ viral campaign

The Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Edo State Election, Godwin Obaseki, has faulted claims made by the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, in a televised broadcast on Tuesday. Obaseki said this in a press statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Communication Strategy, Mr. Crusoe […]

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Kogi State Internal Revenue Service offers reasons for sealing up Union Bank branches

The Kogi State Internal Revenue Service on Friday explained that the sealing off of all the Union Bank of Nigeria (UBN) Branches in the state by the organization is in line with the Court Judgment obtained from the State High Court to carry out the action. The Director Legal Services of the organization, Barrister Isa […]

Politics

We have received court order to recognise Jerry Gana as presidential candidate – SDP

<p class=””>The Social Democratic Party (SDP) said it had received a Federal High Court judgment directing it to recognise Prof. Jerry Gana as its presidential candidate for 2019 election.</p> <h1>The party’s Deputy National Chairman, Dr Abdul Isiaq, disclosed this when he received Gana who paid a courtesy visit to the party national secretariat on Wednesday […]

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INEC prepared for credible poll in 2019 – Yakubu

<p class=””>The Independent National Electoral Commission (<strong>INEC</strong>) says it is fully prepared towards making the 2019 general election free, fair and credible.</p> <h1>INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, made this known at the 5th Northern Traditional Rulers General Assembly with the theme “pervasive insecurity in an election year” in Kaduna on Wednesday.</h1> <p class=””><em>“Our politicians are […]

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2019 Budget: APC says Saraki, Dogara deliberately allowed lawmakers boo Buhari

<p class=””>APC also said that it never disrespected former President Goodluck Jonathan when he was in power.</p> <h1>The All Progressives Congress (APC) has blamed the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and the House Speaker, Yakubu Dogara for the incident that happened while President Buhari was presenting the 2019 budget at a joint session of the National […]

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Atiku says Buhari lacks the skill to manage Nigeria’s economy

<p class=””>Atiku made the comment while speaking with members of the business community in Abia state on Wednesday.</p> <h1>The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has said that President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) lack the skill to manage Nigeria’s economy.</h1> <p class=””>Atiku made the comment while speaking with […]

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Atiku says Buhari lacks the capacity to manage Nigeria’s economy

<p class=””>Atiku made the comment while speaking with members of the business community in Abia state on Wednesday.</p> <h1>The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has said that President Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC) lack the capacity to manage Nigeria’s economy.</h1> <p class=””>Atiku made the comment while speaking with […]

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Vice Presidential debate: Sowore sues NEDG, BON over exclusion

<p class=””>The Presidential Candidate of the African Action Congress (<strong>AAC</strong>), Mr <strong>Omoyele Sowore</strong> on Wednesday filed a suit against the Nigeria Election Debate Group (<strong>NEDG</strong>).</p> <h1>Sowore sued the NEDG over the exclusion of his party’s Vice-Presidential Candidate, Mr Rabiu Rufai in the debate which held on Dec. 14.</h1> <p class=””>The suit, with No. CV/652/2018, was […]

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PDP congratulates Bukola Saraki on his 56th birthday

<p class=””>The PDP, in a statement issued to newsmen, described the Saraki as a pillar of democracy and an exceptional administrator.</p> <h1>The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has congratulated the Senate President, Bukola Saraki on his 56th birthday.</h1> <p class=””>The PDP, in a statement issued to newsmen, described the Saraki as a pillar of democracy and […]