Items filtered by date: Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Egyptian giant, Zamalek are expected to arrive Nigeria on Thursday for the second leg last qualifying round of the CAF Champions League scheduled for Sunday in Enugu. 

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Tuesday, 14 March 2017 16:01

Trump cancels meeting with Merkel

The meeting between U.S. President, Donald Trump and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, initially scheduled for today has been cancelled due to the looming massive winter storm.

Press Secretary, Sean Spicer, said the planned Oval Office sit-down was postponed until Friday due to a looming winter storm in Washington.
The meeting was to be the first between the two leaders since Trump was elected in November.
Their itinerary was set to include discussions on NATO, ISIS, trade, the Ukraine conflict, a news conference, and a working lunch.

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The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC says it has recorded a 30-per cent compliance by commercial vehicles in the first 40 days of the full enforcement of its speed limiter policy nationwide.

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The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, will tomorrow appear before the Senate for his confirmation hearing.

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Comptroller-General of the Nigerian customs Service, retired Col. Hameed Ali has informed the Senate that he would not appear before the lawmakers tomorrow.

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The European Court of Justice, ECJ has ruled that employers are entitled to ban workers from wearing headscarves. 

The court ruled that the ban on the visible wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign" must be based on internal company rules requiring all employees to "dress neutrally.
It is the court's first decision on the issue of women wearing Islamic headscarves at work.
The ECJ's ruling was prompted by the case of a receptionist fired for wearing a headscarf to work at the company G4S in Belgium.

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Tuesday, 14 March 2017 15:48

IGP approves promotion of 28,627 officers

Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has approved the promotion of 28, 627 junior officers to their next rank.

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The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has expressed the need to extend Bank Verification Number, BVN requirement to Microfinance Banks.

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The Nigerian Football Federation NFF says it will not extend the contract of the Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr if he fails to qualify the team for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed she will ask for permission to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence.

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