Nigeria Air launch suspended because there was no provision for it in Nigeria's 2018 budget

NIGERIA'S planned launch of a national carrier in December has been put on hold because the government's Economic Management Team (EMT) was not impressed with the arithmetic surrounding the venture and the tight time schedule.

 

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Buhari asks police to halt prosecution of Senator Adeleke for exam fraud until after Osun elections

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has intervened in the ongoing political drama in Osun State asking the inspector-general of police to stop planned prosecution of governorship candidate Senator Ademola Adeleke for examination malpractices.

 

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Nigeria and DR Congo will account for 40% of world's poor by 2050 according to new report

NIGERIA and the Democratic Republic of Congo will account for 40% of the world's poor people by 2050 according to a recent report published by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation which laments the lack of economic growth in both nations.

 

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NFF and Rohr desperate to secure Fifa approval for Danjuma and Lookman ahead of Libya tie next month

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is desperately trying to complete the switching of allegiance of Ademola Lookman and Arnold Danjuma with Fifa before Nigeria plays Libya on October 12 so both players will be available for selection.

 

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Fayose fires back at EFCC asking them to come and interview him in his office tomorrow

EKITI State governor Ayo Fayose has written to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) dismissing their suggestion that he visits their offices on September 20 saying that if the agency is that desperate to see him they should come to State House.

 

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Orji Kalu reveals that Ipob leader Nnamdi Kanu is safe and well in London where he fled to

FORMER Abia State governor Dr Orji Kalu has dropped a political bombshell revealing that the elusive Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) leader Nnamdi Kanu is hiding in London where he fled to after soldiers stormed his father's compound in Abia State.

 

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Turkish clubside Piyalepaşasp adopts Nigeria's jersey as it official kit for forthcoming season

TURKISH clubside Piyalepaşasp has adopted the Super Eagles' World Cup jersey design for the forthcoming 2018/19 season as the popularity of the kit continues to inspire football enthusiasts across the world.

 

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Arewa Consultative Forum leader Yakasai says restructuring is Yoruba and Igbo bias against Nigeria's Hausas

AREWA Consultative Forum (ACF) board of trustees member Alhaji Tanko Yakasai has turned up the political temperature in the country with the provocative statement that the current agitation for restructuring was borne out of the Yorubas and Igbos have for the Hausa.

 

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Niger Delta militants block East-West Road to protest the non-payment of their allowances

NIGER Delta militants blocked the East-West Road in Bayelsa State and shut down traffic for many hours yesterday to protest the fact that they have not been paid their monthly allowances under the Presidential Amnesty Programme (Pap).

 

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Fifa president due in Nigeria to monitor Nigerian Football Federation elections in Katsina

FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Confederation of African Football (Caf) observers are due in Nigeria today led by  Burkina Faso no-nonsense Colonel Sita Sangare to monitor Thursday's Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) elections taking place in Katsina.

 

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