Buhari accused of undermining Nigeria's sovereignty by signing Offshore Oil Bill in London

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has been accused of breaching Nigeria's constitution for failing to hand over to the vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo before embarking on a two-week private visit to London.

 

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William Ekong signs improved deal with Udinese extending his contract by another year

SUPER Eagles centreback William Troost-Ekong has signed a new improved deal with his Italian clubside Udinese that extends his contract with the Serie A club until 2023 confirming his importance to the mid table team.

 

Ekong, 26, who was born in the Netherlands, was purchased from Turkish side Bursaspor in the summer of 2018 for €3.3m. So far this season, he has made nine Serie A appearances and one in the Coppa Italia, establishing himself as a stalwart of the team.

 

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No nation ever develops until it puts in place a proper female empowerment policy which goes beyond platitudes and token gestures

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Today, I have decided to write about the women’s movement because November 7 is a historic day in the fight for gender equality. It was on this day in 1916 that Jeannette Rankin from Montana was elected to US Congress as its first ever woman Representative

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Niger State's Governor Bello invites EFCC to investigate what happened to $181m IDB loan

GOVERNOR Abubakar Bello of Niger State has invited the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to come and investigate the activities of his state after his predecessor Babangida Aliyu claimed that $181m has gone missing under his watch.

 

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Nigeria relaxes border restrictions to allow Ghanaian exhibitors gets goods to Lagos trade fair

GHANA'S Export Promotion Authority (Gepa) has commended the Nigeria government for allowing its products to be brought into the country for the ongoing Lagos International Trade Fair despite the ongoing border closure.

 

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Sowore expected to be released any moment from now as he has fulfilled his bail conditions

SAHARA Reporters publisher and former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore is expected to be released from custody any moment from now after it emerged that he has perfected the bail conditions set by an Abuja high court.

 

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Sanwoolu drops the title His Excellency asking to be addressed as Mr Governor from now on

GOVERNOR Babajide Sanwoolu has said he should no longer be addressed to as His Excellency as he is only a servant appointed by the people and only God can be described as an excellent being.

 

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Golden Eaglets crash out of U17 World Cup after succumbing to 1-3 defeat by the Netherlands

NIGERIA'S Golden Eaglets have been knocked out of the ongoing U17 World Cup in Brazil after going down to a 3-1 defeat to the Netherlands in their second round match succumbing to a hat trick from Sontje Hansen.

 

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When we are ready to make Nigeria a better place the process will be swift and devoid of all the current excuses

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) Today is November 6. On this day in 1917, the Russian revolution began. Back then, the old Russian calendar was a month behind the modern Gregorian one, so the revolution took place in what to them was October

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Russian court sentences Jehovah's Witness organiser to six years in jail under extreme religious laws

RUSSIA'S high court has sentenced a Jehovah's Witness organiser to six years in prison for defying a government ban on the sect after it was outlawed in 2017 when it was labelled an extremist organisation.

 

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