Hundreds of Nigerian fans stranded in Russia after bogus travel agents sell them false packages

HUNDREDS of Nigerian football fans have been left stranded in Russia unable to return home having being sold false travel packages that involved their return plane tickets being cancelled by bogus travel agencies that booked them.

 

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Larry Ekundayo becomes European IBF welterweight champion after unanimous decision

NIGERIA'S Larry Ekundayo has become the new International Boxing Federation (IBF) European welterweight boxing champion after defeating John Thian last night at the Bethnal Green Arena in London.

 

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Lagos State police boss says anyone caught operating not wearing uniform will be sanctioned

LAGOS State police commissioner Edgal Imohimi has issued a stern warning to the men under his command that anyone caught carrying out operational duties in mufti from henceforth will be sanctioned.

 

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Ex-Anambra governor Ezeife says Buhari's support for herdsmen will unite Nigerians to rebrand the country

FORMER Anambra State governor Chief Chukwuemeka Ezeife has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s perceived backing of Fulani herdsmen might be the will of God as it could eventually unite all Nigerians to rebrand the country.

 

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Abuja civil servant jailed for two years after being found guilty of forging Ican certificate

OFFICE of the Auditor General of the Federation staff Lebi Ayodele James has been jailed for two years by a Federal Capital territory high court for  forging an Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (Ican) certificate.

 

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Government to publish names of 200 individuals who have purchased properties using public funds

GOVERNMENT officials plan to publish the names of 200 individuals who own property that was purchased with illegally-acquired funds as part of the ongoing clampdown on corruption by the Buhari administration.

 

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Speculation Tambuwal is set to dump APC for PDP mounts after he meets with six governors

SPECULATION that Sokoto State's Governor Aminu Tambuwal will leave the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and seek the presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) grew yesterday after he hosted six other governors.

 

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Tonto Dikeh officially changes her name to King Tonto finalising the separation from hubby Kunle Churchill

POPULAR Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh has officially changed her name to King Tonto as part of a rebranding package following her separation from her husband Olakunle Churchill and the need to chart a solo course.

 

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Special court sentences 113 Boko Haram members to varying prison terms for acts of terrorism

ONE hundred and thirteen  of Boko Haram have been sentenced a varying number of years imprisonment by a special court in Niger State after being found guilty of various acts of terrorism including abducting the Chibok girls.

 

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Ramaphosa attributes attacks on Nigerians in South Africa to criminality and unemployment

SOUTH African president Cyril Ramaphosa has distanced the country's populace from the ongoing attacks against foreigners saying that they are just the actions of criminal elements reeling from the effects of high unemployment.

 

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