Ohaneze Ndigbo leaders reject offer of Igbo presidency saying restructuring is more important

SEVERAL Igbo leaders have rejected the offer of Ndigbo producing the next Nigerian president after the tenure of the incumbent Muhammadu Buhari saying that the restructuring of the nation is more important.

 

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Joel Obi and Brown Ideye recalled for March friendlies as Rohr lists 25-man team for Poland and Serbia games

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has recalled Torino midfielder Joel Obi and Malaga striker Brown Ideye to camp for the two forthcoming friendlies next month against Poland and Serbia.

 

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Saudi Arabia continues with its ongoing reforms allowing women to join its armed forces

SAUDI Arabia has relented on one of its highly discriminatory and conservative traditions by passing new laws that permit women to join the kingdom's armed forces in what is seen as part of an ongoing reform process.

 

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Ohaneze Youth Council declares four days of mourning for Biafran war veteran Col Joe Achuzie

OHANEZE Youth Council (OYC) officials have declared four days of mourning to celebrate the  death of former Biafran Army war commander Col Joseph Achuzie who passed away yesterday.

 

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About 900 Nigerian pilgrims absconded in Saudi Arabia during the 2017 hajj pilgrimage

ABOUT 900 Nigerian pilgrims absconded while on pilgrimage to the holy sites of Mecca and Medina in Saudi Arabia during the course of 2017 according to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (Nahcon).

 

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England coach gives Neville gives Aluko strict conditions upon which she can return to the team

NIGERIAN-born striker Eniola Aluko has been given stringent conditions upon which she can return to the England team by head coach Phil Neville which include her scoring regularly for her clubside Chelsea Ladies.

 

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Six drug traffickers arrested after 860 pounds of cocaine is discovered in Russian embassy

SIX suspected drug traffickers have been arrested after 860 pounds of cocaine were found in the Russian Embassy in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires during a police raid which uncovered the narcotics.

 

One former Russian diplomatic official and an Argentine police officer were among those detained. Local authorities confirmed that there were drugs inside the 16 pieces of luggage and they had to replace the cocaine with flour while it was still at the embassy.

 

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Fani-Kayode accuses Buhari is being selective in fight against corruption letting off those who join the APC

FORMER aviation minister Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has faulted President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war stressing that it’s selective as politicians who decamp to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) have charges against them dropped.

 

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Super Eagles goalkeeping coach heads to Spain to work with Deportivo's Francis Uzoho

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has sent the team's goalkeeper trainer Pionetti Enrico to Spain to do some work with Deportivo La Coruna goalkeeper Francis Uzoho ahead of next month's two friendlies against Poland and Serbia.

 

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Nigerian Army troops arrest herdsman with locally-made bulletproof vest in Benue State

NIGERIAN Amy troops patrolling in Benue State have arrested a Fulani cattle herdsman armed with a locally-made  bulletproof vest and other weapons in a development that surprised them at how well equipped these pastoralists are.

 

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