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Election monitoring group asks Inec to do something about stomach infrastructure inducements

ELECTION monitoring group Yiaga Africa has challenged the Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) to monitor the distribution of essential food items known as stomach infrastructure during political campaigns.

 

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Osimhen allays fears about his injury saying he will be available for Nations Cup qualifiers

SUPER Eagles striker Victor Osimhen has allayed fears that he will miss Nigeria's 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho next month after picking up an injury while playing for his club over the weekend.

 

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As President Buhari heads to Saudi Arabia and Bishop Oyedepo fixes roads, we need to appreciate the fact Nigeria’s faith industry has more liquidity than the government

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) President Muhammadu Buhari has headed off to Saudi Arabia again. I sincerely hope he strikes several deals on Islamic Finance there and comes back with firm agreements to invest in our infrastructure as we currently see in Malaysia, Dubai, Indonesia, Turkey and Saudi Arabia. In all these countries, Islamic Finance is being used to fund the construction of railway networks, shopping malls, skyscrapers and hotel complexes just to mention a few things

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I am disappointed that the recent agreement with Russia did not include a deal on fishing and seafood products

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Last week, Nigeria and Russia agreed on a bilateral pact that covered a whole range of areas. These included steel production, railway construction, military training, the supply of 12 attack helicopters and power supply. It is a good start. At least, we are gradually waking up from our slumber

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Golden Eaglets get their U17 title challenge off to a good start with a 4-2 win over Hungary

NIGERIA'S Golden Eaglets have got their campaign to lift the 2019 U17 World Cup off to a flying start with a hard fought 4-2 victory over Hungary laying down a marker that they are out to win the tournament for a record sixth time.

 

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Anambra politicians turn Onitsha market into campaign rostrum as race for governor begins

POLITICIANS interested in standing in the forthcoming 2021 Anambra State gubernatorial elections have turned the Onitsha market into a virtual campaign ground using it as a rostrum upon which to announce their governorship ambitions.

 

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Teenage striking sensation Ademipo Odubeko signs his first professional deal with West Ham

NIGERIAN-born teenage striker Ademipo Odubeko has just signed his first professional contract with English Premier League side West Ham after impressing in the Manchester United youth team.

 

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Macban apologises to Benue State for the wanton killing of its people at peace meeting

FULANI herdsmen body the Miyetti Allah cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) has apologised to the Benue State government over the activities of its members that have led to the cold blooded murder of thousands of villagers across the state.

 

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Ogun State APC youth chapter objects to Governor Abiodun's plans to offer 50% of all appointments to women

MEMBERS  of the youth wing of the Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have objected to plans by Governor Dapo Abiodun to allocate 50% of all appointments to women.

 

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Newcastle said to be the latest club looking to snap up Iheanacho during the January transfer window

NEWCASTLE United have become the latest English Premier League side to show in interest ion Leicester City's struggling Kelechi Iheanacho with an indication that he may be signed on loan during the January transfer window.

 

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