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WCQ: Falconets thrash Tanzania 6-0

Nigeria’s Falconets on Sunday gave their compatriots a memorable Independence Anniversary celebration by crushing Tanzania 6-0 in Dar-es-Salaam in the 2018 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup qualifiers (WCQ). A brace each by Rasheedat Ajibade and Folashade Ijamilusi and a goal each by Imo Anam and Cynthia Aku steered the Nigerian …

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Those I will arrest when I become president – Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has said that those arresting people today will be arrested tomorrow. This followed his insistence that he will become Nigeria’s next president. Fayose, in a series of tweets on Thursday night, was reacting to the arrest of Toyin Ojo, his Commissioner for Finance. The …

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Buhari congratulates Merkel on her election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari joins world leaders and well-wishers in congratulating German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her victory at the polls. President Buhari felicitates with the German Chancellor’s party for producing leadership for the country for over 12 years, and winning another opportunity to sustain the legacy of good work. The …

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Ghana thrash Nigeria 4 – 1 to claim WAFU Cup

Hosts Ghana decisively turned the tables on arch-foes Nigeria Sunday by romping to a 4-1 victory in the West African Football Union WAFU Cup of Nations final. Nigeria won a group game between the regional football powerhouses 2-0 and did not concede a goal in five outings leading to the …

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EFCC confirms moves to extradite Diezani Alison-Madueke

The anti-graft agency, EFCC, on Wednesday confirmed that plans were in place to extradite a former petroleum minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Several Nigerians have called for her extradition from the UK, after different corruption allegations were levelled against her. Properties worth billions of Naira linked to her have since been forfeited …

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Nigerians Arrested In Germany Over Fake Marriages

Police in Germany and Portugal have raided properties linked to a gang suspected of arranging fake marriages in order to make it easier for Nigerians to come to Europe. Berlin police say they searched 41 homes and offices in the German capital early Tuesday, arresting five people. Officers also seized …

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