Thisday Newspaper News Today Wednesday 12th June 2019
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AFCON 2019 A report from Egyptian publication, Kingfut has it that Group E team, Mali, may be kicked out of the Africa Cup of Nations which is due to kickoff in 10 days time. The report has it that FIFA was set to place a suspension on the Mali Football Federation. Mali are set in […]
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Nigeria’s U15 boys, known as Future Eagles, will take on the U16 National Team of Mexico on Wednesday in the opening match of the International Dream Cup tournament taking place in the city of Miyagi, Japan. The Nigerian contingent arrived in Sendai (where the team is staying at the Sendai Hills Hotel) on Monday evening, […]
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•Says Buhari driving the country towards disaster, instability Ejiofor Alike with agency reports With yesterday’s election of the Senate President, Senator Ahmed Lawan, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has decried the imbalance in the governance structure of the country, saying President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration was driving the country towards “disaster and instability”. Obasanjo who spoke with […]
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Urges Nigerians to support Buhari’s second term Martins Ifijeh The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has appraised Nigeria’s democratic evolution, saying as important as it is, May 29 does not carry the weight of significance attached to June 12 in the country’s democracy This is even as he called on […]
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Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi is the world’s highest paid athlete, earning $127m (£99.8m) in the past 12 months, according to the Forbes top 100 ranking. Juventus’s Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo is second on $109m (£85.6m) with Paris St-Germain’s Brazil forward Neymar in third on $105m (£82.5m). Last year’s highest earner, boxer Floyd Mayweather, […]
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Yinka Kolawole in Osogbo The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) yesterday approved 160 as minimum score for admission seekers into public universities in Nigeria. The decision was made during the 19th policy meeting on admissions to tertiary institutions in Nigeria at Bola Babalakin Auditorium, Gbongan, Osun State, yesterday The meeting, which had in attendance […]
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Tajudeen Suleiman writes that in less than two years upon his assumption of office as Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha has made such an impact that would undoubtedly become a reference for future holders of the office Charisma is what every leader need. It is a force of personality and strength […]
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Davidson Iriekpen A Federal High Court in Lagos has fixed June 28 for re-arraignment of the former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, for N6.9 billion fraud. Fayose was arraigned on October 22. 2018, before Justice Mojisola Olatotegun, alongside a company, Spotless Investment Ltd, on 11 counts bordering on fraud and money laundering offences. He […]
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James Sowole in Akure The Ondo State Police Command yesterday arrested a Fulani herdsman, who was alleged to be among a team of kidnappers that attempted to kidnap the traditional of Osi town in the Akure North Local Government Area (LGA) of Ondo State, Oba David Olajide. The suspected kidnappers allegedly attacked and attempted to […]
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The Federal High Court in Abuja has refused to restrain the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) from implementing its recent guidelines on local government funds. The ruling by Justice John Tsoho marked yet another setback to the 36 governors in their efforts to keep control of local government finances in their respective states. In the […]
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