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National Sports Festival: Okagbare, others set for action in athletics

National Sports Festival: Okagbare, others set for action in athletics

The first event in athletics will be the Women’s 5000m event.
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National Sports Festival: Aregbesola knocks Oshonaike out of Tennis event

National Sports Festival: Aregbesola knocks Oshonaike out of Tennis event

The six-time Olympian was dumped out of the Women’s Singles event on Monday by Team Lagos’ Nimota Aregbesola who battled to a 4-3 win.
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National Sports Festival: Katsina, Imo, Osun, others absent at opening ceremony

National Sports Festival: Katsina, Imo, Osun, others absent at opening ceremony

Some states are still expected to compete.
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National Sports Festival: After six-year wait, athletes battle for glory in Abuja

National Sports Festival: After six-year wait, athletes battle for glory in Abuja

The festival will run from December 6-16 at the Abuja National Stadium.
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Kaduna monarch lauds Igbo over end to leadership tussle

Kaduna monarch lauds Igbo over end to leadership tussle

Noah Ebije, Kaduna. Paramount ruler of Chikun Chiefdom in Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Etsu Chikun Danjuma Barde, has expressed happiness with the Igbo resident in the state for bringing to an end many years of leadership tussle over Ohanaezeship in the entire Northern region and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. Speaking, […]
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Activist sues FG, security chiefs over military operations

BAYELSA: APC, PDP locked in pre-campaigns rehearsals

Human rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo has sued the federal government of Nigeria, the security chiefs and the government of the 36 states of the federation at the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking to restrain the military from embarking on operation crocodile smile 111 in the Niger Delta region of the country. Joined as plaintiff […] …

Buhari signs extradition law, FCT budget, others

Court vacates order against Benue Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented an extradition law consistent with extant protocols. His Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, stated yesterday in Abuja that his principal also signed into law the 2018 budget of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He said with the Extradition (Amendment) Act, 2018, “this Act vests jurisdiction […] …

EFCC removes name of Billionaire bizman  from Wanted Persons List

EFCC removes name of Billionaire bizman  from Wanted Persons List

Godwin Tsa, Abuja The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has complied with the judgment of a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) directing it to  remove the name of a billionaire businessman and Founder of AITEO Group, Mr. Benedict Peters from its wanted list. Although there was no official confirmation from the […]
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400 Shiites for arraignment

The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, yesterday said 400 members of members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN) also known as Shiites were for arraignment in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Addressing State House Correspondents on the sidelines of the Armed Forces and Remembrance Day Emblem launch in Abuja, the police boss stated […] …

Shiite Protest: Parks, garden owners decry low patronage in FCT

Owners of parks and gardens in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have decried the low level of patronage over continued protest staged by the Islamic sect known as Shi’ite. Some operators of the recreation centres who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in various locations at Abuja on Wednesday said they witnessed low […] …

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