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Super Eagles Beat South Africa 2-1 To Secure Semi Final Ticket

Nigeria’s Super Eagles secured a semi-final berth in the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt with a 2-1 victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa William Troost-Ekong scored a dramatic late winner to send Nigeria into the semi-final at the expense of South Africa. Samuel Chukwueze hit the opener as he controlled Alex Iwobi’s cross, before scoring at the second attempt. Bongani Zungu equalised with a header initially ruled out for offside before VAR replays showed a free-kick hit a Nigerian player on the way to him. But Udinese’s…

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Buhari Seeks Senate’s Approval For 15 Special Advisers

Presidente Mohammadu Buhari today submitted to the Senate request for the appointment of Special Advisers. Citing section 151 of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 as amended which confers on him the power to appoint Special Advisers to assist him in the performance of his functions, the President requested the kind consideration of the distinguished Senators to appoint 15 Special Advisers. The request is expected to be read tomorrow at plenary. Also today at plenary, the Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, hinted at the possibility of the…

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Court Summons IGP, Abba Kyari, Threatens With Contempt

The Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu and Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) in charge of Intelligence Response Team (IRT) Abba Kyari, have been ordered by Justice Dorcas Agishi of the Federal High Court to appear on September 25, 2019 to show cause why they should not be charged with contempt. The order issued on Wednesday is coming seven days after police failed to produce a suspect,  Mr Nanpon Sambo, who was reportedly arrested and detained by the police since February 2019, but have not been charged before any law…

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UK Ambassador To US Resigns Over Diplomatic Row

The United Kingdom ambassador to the United States, Sir Kim Darroch has resigned as a row over leaked emails critical of President Trump’s administration escalates. Theresa May said Sir Kim’s departure was “a matter of deep regret” after the ambassador said it was “impossible” for him to continue. Meanwhile, one minister said Boris Johnson had thrown Sir Kim “under a bus” by not fully supporting him. President Trump said on Monday that the US would not deal with Sir Kim. The US president had branded him “a very stupid guy” after emails…

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Senate Begins Moves To Limit Foreign Airlines On Domestic Routes  

Senate on Wednesday passed resolutions to protect indigenous airlines from going into extinction due to multiple designations and multiple frequencies granted foreign airlines in Nigeria. The resolution followed a motion entitled “Unfair Competition and Urgent Need to Protect Nigeria’s Indigenous Airlines from Extinction” sponsored by Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah (YPP Anambra) and 20 others. Presenting the motion at plenary, Ubah decried the licence given to some foreign airlines to operate multiple routes within Nigeria He said Ethiopia airline now operates in five cities of Enugu, Kano, Kaduna, Abuja and Lagos, while…

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Man 65 Risks Life Imprisonment For Defiling Own Daughter

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday admitted the security guard, 65-year-old security guard, Yisa Showunmi, to bail in the sum of N200,000 and two sureties in like sum for allegedly defiling four teenagers including his own daughter. However, when the case was mentioned, Magistrate Mrs B.O Osunsanmi, did not take the plea of Showunmi. She also ordered that the sureties must be gainfully employed and must show evidence of two years tax payment to the Lagos State Government. The magistrate directed the police to return the case file…

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Dakuku: Court Ruling ‘ll Create More Jobs In Oil Drilling Operations

……Sees Boost in Maritime, Cabotage Benefits …….Oil Rigs are Classified Vessels, Says Court Judgement   The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has commended the judgement of the Federal High Court in the case involving Seadrill Mobile Unit Nigeria Limited and the Federal Ministry of Transportation (FMOT), which confirmed NIMASA’s right to collect fees from drilling operations. NIMASA was later joined as a necessary party in the suit originally instituted by Seadrill Mobile Unit Nigeria Limited against the FMOT.   Dakuku said the…

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