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Southwest APC demands more powers for states

  Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Southwest yesterday dissociated themselves from the agitation for restructuring. They voted for devolution of power. The decision was taken at a meeting at the Oyo State Governor’s Office in Ibadan. Governors Akinwunmi Ambode(Lagos), Rauf Aregbesola (Osun), Ibikunle Amosun (Ogun), Rotimi …

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Police Service Commission didn’t demote Lagos CP – Okiro

  The Chairman, Police Service Commission, Dr. Mike Okiro on Thursday disowned a letter from the commission purportedly demoting the Lagos State acting Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal to Deputy Commissioner of Police. He stated that the letter was not authorised and should be ignored. The Commission’s Permanent Secretary, Musa …

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Liberation: Lagos set to honour Fela

  Amid performances holding in different parts of Lagos, as part of this year’s Felabration, the Lagos State Government is set to honour the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. The weeklong activities marking Fela’s 79th posthumous birthday and the 20th anniversary of his death has also featured lectures and other …

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I did not approve any contract for NNPC, Osinbajo opens up

  Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has stated that the approvals he granted to the NNPC while he was Acting President were for financing arrangements for the Joint Ventures between the corporation and International Oil Companies, and not approvals for contracts. Osinbajo made this clarification in a statement issued by his Senior …

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N120bn bribery allegations: IG asks court to stop Saraki, Senate from investigating him

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday, filed a suit before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory in Abuja, seeking an order restraining the Senate and Senate President Bukola Saraki from going ahead with their plan to investigate allegations of malpractices against him. The lawmaker, …

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Pinnick Charges Super Eagles To Beat Zambia On Saturday

Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has charged Super Eagles players to be calm but clinical in goals scoring in Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup showdown with the Chipolopolo of Zambia. Its President, Amaju Pinnick, who noted that there is tendency for Super Eagles to be tensed and uptight for the crucial …

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Mikel: We Will Not Underrate Chipolopolo Of Zambia.

  Captain of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Mikel Obi, says the team is focussed for the important Russia twenty- eighteen FIFA World Cup qualifiers against the Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. The 2012 Africa Cup of Nations, Afcons, champions, visit the 2013 Afcons winners …

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Governor Emmanuel Redeems Pledge As He Promises More Benefits

  Akwa Ibom State Governor, on Wednesday redeemed his pledge of $10,000 per goal for the matches against Cameroon to the Super Eagles in the ongoing Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Governor Emmanuel had promised the players the sum of $10,000 for every goal, two days before their clash with …

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Lampard retires after 21-year career

  At the age of 38, and after a career of remarkable success and relentless achievement, Frank Lampard has announced his retirement as a player with a clear hint that he will move into management. The Football Association, through technical director Dan Ashworth, is in talks with Lampard over his …

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