Insecurity: Minister advocates State of Emergency in Plateau, Zamfara, others

By Ahmed Idris The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, has called for State of Emergency in Plateau, Benue, Zamfara and Taraba and other troubled states in

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2019: Katsina APC stakeholders endorse Buhari, Masari, indirect primaries.

By Nasir Kura Stakeholders of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina state have unanimously endorsed the 2019 re-election aspirations of President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Aminu Bello Masari.

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Arsenal sign 9-year-old Nigerian wonderkid

The transfer window has come and gone, but Arsenal have still been busy in the transfer market – by signing a nine-year-old from South Africa, KweséESPN reports. Jayden Adetiba, who was born

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Serena powers into US Open final

Serena Williams has another shot at winning her first Grand Slam title since giving birth after defeating Anastasija Sevastova in 66 minutes in their US Open semi-final, BBC reports. Williams,

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Maradona appointed manager of Mexican second tier side

Argentine legend Diego Maradona has been appointed manager of Mexican second-tier club Dorados de Sinaloa, BBC reports. The 57-year-old World Cup winner played 91 times for his country between 1977

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Suspected herdsmen behead Adamawa PDP chairman, flee with head

By Nanzing Tau Suspected herdsmen have allegedly beheaded the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Bare ward in the Numan Local Government Area, Adamawa State, Charles Chrisanthus, The PDP chieftain

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Nigeria, China seal $328m deal on NICTIB II as President Buhari seeks support for Mambila project

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Beijing won the crucial support of the Chinese President, Xi Jinping, for the country’s aspiration to build the 3050 Megawatts Mambila

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Nigerian govt approves N6.07trn national health plan

By Ahmed Idris The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved its N6.07 trillion National Health Strategic Plan 2. This was disclosed by the Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole,

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Presidency attacks Punch Newspaper over comments on Buhari

By Ahmed Idris The Presidency on Wednesday criticised an editorial by The Punch Newspaper over comments on President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the

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Investments in Nigeria yield high profits, Buhari tells Chinese investors

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday assured existing and prospective Chinese investors of high-level support for their investment plans in Nigeria. In separate meetings with prospective investors, the

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