Items filtered by date: Friday, 20 January 2017
Friday, 20 January 2017 16:56

NPFL: PLATEAU UNITED WILL SOAR HIGH

Plateau United Technical Adviser, Kennedy Boboye, says his side will do great things in the Nigeria Professional Football League this term following their impressive start to the season.

Published in Sports
Friday, 20 January 2017 16:40

DONALD TRUMP’S SWEARING IN

All is set for the swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States.
At a pre-inaugural concert, Trump pledged to unify America and make the country great "for all of our people.

Published in World/Int'l
Friday, 20 January 2017 16:40

SANUSI CALLS FOR GIRL-CHILD EDUCATION

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has called on wealthy individuals in the North to stop building mosques; rather he urged them to invest such monies in girl-child education.

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The federal government has insisted that there is no going back on the sale of power assets to private investors. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola stated this at a power sector dialogue in Abuja.

Published in Domestic
Friday, 20 January 2017 16:40

THE GAMBIA DEADLINE EXTENTION

The ECOWAS deadline for Gambia’s Yahya Jammeh to leave has been extended, to allow for more negotiation.
Jammeh was given until noon to leave office or be forced out by UN-backed regional forces.

Published in World/Int'l

Vice President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has taken up the role of Acting President with President Muhammadu Buhari out of the country on a short leave, which is part of his annual vacation.

Published in Domestic
Friday, 20 January 2017 15:11

JAMMEH GIVEN FINAL CHANCE TO RESIGN

West African leaders have given Yahya Jammeh a final opportunity to relinquish power after Senegalese troops entered The Gambia. 

Published in World/Int'l

National Coordinator at Re-Orientation Advocates of Nigeria, Charles Folayan has called on Nigerian youths to learn from the political happenings in the Gambia.
Yahya Jammeh has refused to hand over power to the president- elect, Adama Barrow, who was sworn-in yesterday in Senegal.

Published in World/Int'l

Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick has been appointed into the Federation of International Football Federation, FIFA Organising Committee for Competitions.NFF confirmed on their official website that FIFA Secretary-General Fatma Samoura, signed Pinnick's letter of appointment dated 18th January 2017.

Published in Sports
Friday, 20 January 2017 15:06

COLOMBIA SETS DATE FOR TALKS WITH REBELS

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says formal peace talks will begin next month in Ecuador with the country's second-largest rebel group, the ELN.

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