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Daily Archives: July 17, 2018

World Cup Russia 2018: Lagos Government Commends Residents

The Lagos State Government has commended residents for their good conduct at the eight World Cup Viewing Centres throughout the period of the just concluded 2018 FIFA World Cup. Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission, Dr. Kweku Adedayo Tandoh, in a statement on Tuesday, said throughout the one month period the Centres were up and running, residents conducted themselves orderly ... Read More »

Saraki Commiserates With Victims Of Katsina, Ogun Flood

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, expressed heartfelt condolences with the people and government of Katsina and Ogun States over the death, injuries and loss of property occasioned by flood in the respective states. Saraki, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, in Abuja, called on the security agencies and ... Read More »

Buhari to spend N242.4billion on 2019 Elections

Nigeria’s President Buhari, on Tuesday told the National Assembly that the 2019 elections will cost N242.4 billion. The President disclosed this in a letter to the Senate on Tuesday which was read on the floor during plenary. According to Buhari, implementing a budget of N9.12 trillion for 2018 would be extremely challenging and therefore did not consider it expedient to ... Read More »

Muiz Banire becomes New AMCON Chair

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Legal Adviser of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. Muiz Banire, as Chairman of the Governing Board of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria, AMCON. Buhari also appointed the chairman and 12 commissioners of the Federal Civil Service Commission. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, at the plenary on Tuesday, read Buhari’s letters ... Read More »

Usain Bolt Set For Football Career

Eight-time Olympic champion, Usain Bolt, 31, who retired from athletics after August’s world championships in London,is set to begin another career as a footballer The avid Manchester United fan who has long dreamt of playing top-flight football has almost sealed a deal with an Australia-based club. The 100m and 200m world record-holder trained with Norwegian club, Stromsgodset, last month and ... Read More »

Liberian VP, Aisha Buhari, others set for AWLO 10th Anniversary Celebrations

African women at home and in the Diaspora will be given pride of place as the African Women Leadership Organisation (AWLO) holds its 10th Anniversary in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital. The anniversary will be celebrated via its yearly Women In Leadership Conference which has been slated from 19th-21at July 2018 at the Shehu Musa Yar Adua Centre with its theme as ... Read More »