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Saraki, others to watch Super Eagles match in Volgograd — NFF

Saraki, others to watch Super Eagles match in Volgograd — NFF

Some top Nigerian leaders and politicians are to watch the Super Eagles Group D second match against the Strakkamir Okkarr (Our Boys) of Iceland in the ongoing World Cup in Russia. It has been established according the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that Nigeria’s number three man, Senate President, Bukola Saraki, will attend the big match.

2018 budget cut: National Assembly committed crime against humanity, says SERAP

A civil society organisation, Socio-Economic Rights, and Accountability Project, says the National Assembly violated the fundamental rights of Nigerians by cutting the proposed allocations for essential public services, including health, education, housing and security, to the tune of N19.15bn in the 2018 budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari. SERAP, in a statement on Thursday by

‘The alterations we made to Budget 2018 are justifiable’ — house of reps replies Buhari

The house of representatives says the alterations made to the 2018 budget are justifiable. AbdulRazak Namdas, spokesman of the lower legislative chamber, said this in a statement issued after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the 9.12 trillion budget into law. Buhari had expressed reservations with some alterations in the budget, wondering why the lawmakers introduced 6,403

FG Tightens Security at Airports, Borders over ISIS Threat

Following reports that the Islamic State (ISIS) is sneaking extremists from Syria into Nigeria, the federal government has directed the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) to intensify security at the nation’s borders and the airports. In a letter emanating

US will not be a migrant camp –Trump

President Donald Trump vowed on Monday that the United States would not become a “migrant camp” as he faced mounting pressure to stop families being separated as a deterrent to illegal immigration. “The United States will not be a migrant camp, and it will not be a refugee holding facility,” Trump said in remarks delivered

2019: Southern, middle belt leaders accuse INEC of registering foreign voters

Southern and middle belt leaders have accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of registering foreigners voters ahead of the 2019 elections. The forum also restated its demand for the suspension of Mahmoud Yakubu, chairman of INEC, pending the investigation of the underage voter scandal in Kano state. In a communiqué issued in Lagos on

I may sue political parties over nomination fees –Falana

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), on Saturday, restated his opposition to the sale of nomination forms to aspirants for elective offices by political parties. Falana, in an interview with SUNDAY PUNCH, threatened to take legal action against political parties that were still selling nomination forms to aspirants despite previous court judgments prohibiting such

Aduvie students shine in Microsoft competition

Students of Aduvie International School, Jahi, Abuja have emerged champions in various National categories at 10th edition of the Annual Microsoft Office Specialist Competition, Computer Fundamentals and Adobe Certification which was concluded recently. More than 500 students from 42 schools in the 36 states of Nigeria competed in the Competition. It was a record breaking