iheanacho to line up against egypt

iheanacho to line up against egypt

Manchester City rising star, Kelechi Iheanacho could make his second appearance for the Super Eagles when Nigeria play Egypt March 25 in Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers. Kelechi Iheanacho Kelechi Iheanacho Coach Sunday Oliseh stated that the player’s recent form with Manchester City may have earned him a starting placing his team that will face the Pharaohs in the must win AFCON tie. “I have not sent out my list of invited players yet. But…

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enyimba-lose-mfm-wikki-ifeanyi-ubah-record-away-wins

It was a bumper start to the 2015/2016 Nigeria Professional Football League season weekend as four away wins were recorded by new boys, MFM, Wikki Tourists, Lobi and Ifeanyi Ubah while champions Enyimba lost away at Rivers United. In a foretaste of what to expect all-season long, travelling fans had a big laugh yesterday, as the likes of Mountain of Fire and Miracles defeated Nasarawa United 2-1, in their first match in the big league….

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Mr Akinyinka Akinnola is a governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ondo State.An engineer with experience spanning over 30 years in building services, manufacturing and infrastructural development, Akinnola says all that should matter is for the next Ondo governor to be somebody who is able to get the job done regardless of where he comes from. He bares his mind on why he is the best man to occupy….

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LAGOS — Excess liquidity in the banking system rose to about N1.24 trillion, last weekend, following huge backlog of unmet foreign exchange demand for which the Central aBank of Nigeria, CBN, returned the Naira back-up funds to the banks on Friday.hard-time There is also indication that the liquidity overflow will reach an all time high of N1.5 trillion by end of this week, following the maturity of Treasury Bills worth N257.9 billion which will be…

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returning-loot-may-not-save-suspects-from-prosecution-magu

ABUJA— Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, has said the commission could still prosecute suspects, even after they have returned stolen money to the treasury. Ibrahim Magu Ibrahim Magu Magu had said in recent interviews that the EFCC had recovered billions of naira, especially from its ongoing investigations into the $2.1 billion arms money allegedly diverted by former NSA, Mr. Sambo Dasuki. In his first detailed interview since his…

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Boko Haram: Switzerland denies funding MNJTF

Boko Haram: Switzerland denies funding MNJTF

Maiduguri — The government of Switzerland has denied granting financial support to the Multi-National Joint Task Force, MNJTF, in the fight against Boko Haram. This came as Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Babachir David Lawal, said the war against Boko Haram had assumed a dangerous trend that required collective efforts and vigilance. Switzerland was listed among the countries that pledged about $250 million to fund the 8,700-strong regional task force. A statement…

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Biafra: Military warns MASSOB, vows to crush acts of Sabotage

Biafra: Military warns MASSOB, vows to crush acts of Sabotage

Abuja- Military authorities in the Country have warned groups (Biafra agitators) or unpatriotic elements threatening to make the country ungovernable because of their narrow interests, to have a rethink and desist from such, as the armed forces were fully mobilized and ready to crush acts of sabotage. The Defence headquarters in a statement signed by the Acting Director of Defence Information, Brig-General Rabe Abubakar said, “The attention of the Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has been drawn…

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Enyimba to play ACL games in P/Harcourt

Enyimba to play ACL games in P/Harcourt

Seven-time Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Enyimba will play their home fixtures in the 2016 CAF Champions League at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt. Renovation work continues at pace at the Enyimba Stadium in Aba but it seems increasingly unlikely that the refurbishment will be completed in time for the club’s opening game in the competition on February 28. Enyimba will face Ugandan club Vipers SC in the preliminary round of this year’s…

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Dalung renews Taylor’s contract

Dalung renews Taylor’s contract

Tongues are wagging at the Ministry of Youth and Sports following the controversial decision by the Minister, Solomon Dalung to renew the contracts of two Americans, Eric Campbell and Angie Taylor for another two years. The two expatriates were employed as National Director and Director of athletics of Nigeria’s High Performance Centre respectively by former Minister, Malam Bolaji Abdulahi. For more than four years after their arrival, Nigeria is yet to establish a High Performance Centre…

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FIFA rankings: Eagles move three steps up

FIFA rankings: Eagles move three steps up

Super Eagles of Nigeria have gained three spots on the latest FIFA ranking released yesterday to finish 63rd in the world and 12th in Africa. The Sunday Oliseh’s men crashed out of the ongoing African Nations Championship in Rwanda in the group stage but still managed to improve their standing on the global raking. Meanwhile, Côte d’Ivoire, Cape Verde Islands and Algeria are first, second and third respectively while Nigeria’s next opponent in the African…

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