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Golden Eaglets qualify for second round of Fifa U17 World Cup with 3-2 win over Ecuador

NIGERIA'S Golden Eaglets have qualified for the second round of the ongoing U17 World Cup in Brazil after their won their second group match this evening coming from behind to beat Ecuador 3-2 at the Estádio Olímpico in Goiania.

 

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Nigeria's Damilola Ogunbiyi named as UN special representative for sustainable energy

NIGERIA'S Damilola Ogunbiyi has been appointed as the United Nation's (UN) special representative for sustainable energy for all and the co-chair of the agency United Nations Energy For All by its secretary-general Antonio Guterres.

 

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Abike Dabiri-Erewa urges National Assembly to revisit matter of diaspora voting

NIGERIAN Diaspora Commission chairperson Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa has renewed her call for the National Assembly to enact a bill that would enable Nigerians in the diaspora to vote in whatever country they reside.

 

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Ohaneze Ndigbo Youth Council to head 2023 Igbo Presidency National Committee

OHANEZE Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide has announced that it will spearhead a campaign to get an Igbo elected in 2023 and will lead a nationwide movement to reach out to other ethnic groups.

 

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Clergymen sells specially anointed pens which he claims guarantee examination success

ZIMBABWE'S Grace International Church in Harare has begun selling specially anointed ballpoint pens to students sitting for O'Level and A'Level examinations claiming using them will guarantee success.

 

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QPR midfielder Ebere Eze delays the release of Rohr's squad for Benin and Lesotho matches

SUPER Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has delayed releasing his team squad for the forthcoming African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho until he hears from Queens Park Rangers (QPR) midfielder Ebere Eze.

 

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We need a Nigerian Industrial Army: Should we introduce special labour camps for irredeemable criminals as part of this drive to raise industrial output?

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) It maybe just me but over the last two months or so, I appear to get the impression that the penny has dropped with the Nigerian elite that the way out of poverty is to boost industrial output. We have sent a group of engineers to China to learn how to manufacture transformers, have asked the Russians to come take over Ajaokuta to start producing steel and have closed our borders to protect domestic production

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Kaduna garment factory with mandate to produce security operatives uniforms expected to create 1,000 jobs

NIGERIA'S federal government has launched a modern garment factory to produce uniforms for the armed forces and other security agencies in the country as part of a renewed drive to promote local industry and revive the textile sector.

 

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Nigeria introduces new categories of visas in fresh bid to woo investors and visitors

NIGERIA plans to introduce several categories of visas including one specifically targeted at investors as part of the ongoing plan to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country as part of the government's economic diversification programme.

 

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Governor Wike enters deal with Real Madrid that will lead to the opening of an academy in Port Harcourt

GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has signed an agreement with Real Madrid Football Club in Spain that will involve the Spanish giants developing an academy in Port Harcourt to nurture future talent.

 

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