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Zambia Beat South Africa To Reach First U20 Afcon Final
Host nation, Zambia, on Wednesday qualified for their first ever Caf U-20 Africa Cup of Nations after beating South Africa 1-0 in the semi-finals.
Akeredolu Appoints Assistant Editor Of The Nation As Media Aide
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Oluwasegun Ajiboye as his Chief Press Secretary (CPS)
Pregnant Shelley-Ann Fraser To Miss World Athletics Championships
Jamaica's 100m world champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce will miss this summer's World Athletics Championships in London due to pregnancy.
Trial Of Chinese Men Arrested For Importation Of Substandard Tyres Stalled
Absence of interpreter stalled the arraignment of two Chinese men alleged to have imported substandard tyres into Nigeria on Wednesday due to lack of interpreter.
NCC Names Nollywood Actor Ali Nuhu As ‘Face Of Consumer’
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has engaged Ali Nuhu, a Nollywood actor as the ‘Face of the Consumer’.
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Mimiko Rebuffs N150b Debt Claims By APC
Olusegun Mimiko, the immediate past government of Ondo State, has said his administration left N20 billion in the state coffers.
Mourinho Wants Europa League Clash In Russia Called Off
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants the club's Europa League clash at Rostov called off due to the state of the pitch.
New Minimum Wage: NLC Slams Govt Over ‘Unneccessary’ Delay
The NLC has accused the Federal Government of engaging in unnecessary delay in constituting a tripartite committee to negotiate the new minimum wage for Nigerian workers.
Pogba Poised For Greatness – Giggs
Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has admitted that Paul Pogba has not overwhelmed the Red Devils after arriving for £93.25m, but says no 23-year-old midfielder would, Skysports reports.
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan
Chibok Girls: Jonathan Did Not Reject Our Help – UK
The United Kingdom has said it is false the reports by The Observer that former Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, refused help in a rescue attempt of the over 200 Chibok schoolgirls abducted.
Corps Member, Allegedly Brutalised, Redeployed To Anambra
The NYSC has disclosed that the corps member, allegedly brutalized in Zamfara state by the police purportedly at the instance of an influential indigene of the area, has been redeployed to Anambra State.
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Nigeria To Raise N213.7bn Treasury Bills Next Week
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed Federal Government's to raise N213.75bn ($681m) from short-dated Treasury bills at an auction on 15 March.
Customs Have No Business Seizing People’s Vehicles In Town – Ndume
Former Senate Leader, Sen. Ali Ndume says the Nigerian Customs Service has no business seizing people’s vehicles in town after it threatened to impound vehicles without duty papers.
Aviation Agencies
Kaduna Airport: More Foreign Airlines Expected To Fly In – Minister
Foreign airlines that declined to use the Kaduna International Airport as alternative to the Abuja Airport may be regretting their decisions, that is according to the Nigerian Government.
Appeal Court Orders Release Of Sambo Dasuki
How Guber Aspirant Received N160m From Dasuki – Witness
A witness of the EFCC has revealed how N160million was paid to Umar Tafida Kebbi, a former governorship aspirant in Kebbi State, by embattled ex-National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd).
N2.8bn Fraud: Court Adjourns Trial Of Ex-NBC Boss Mba To April 4
The trial in the case involving Emeka Mba, a former Director-General of the NBC who is facing a 15-count charge of money laundering has been adjourned to April 4, 2017.
LA Galaxy Want Ibrahimovic In MLS
Reports from England say LA Galaxy have made known their desire to make Zlatan Ibrahimovic the highest paid player in Major League Soccer history if he joins them from Manchester United this summer.
N5.6m Fraud: EFCC Arraigns Suspected Native Doctor
The EFCC on Tuesday arraigned one Clement Joseph before the FCT High Court, Abuja, on a 7-count charge of conspiracy and obtaining by false pretense to the tune of N5.6million.
Iheanacho Replaces Toure As Man City Slip In Title Chase
Super Eagles Starlet Kelechi Iheanacho came on as a second-half substitute as Manchester City were held by goalless by a resolute Stoke City and missed the chance to cut Chelsea's lead at the top.
CIA Blasts WikiLeaks Over Secret Documents
The Central Intelligence Agency on Wednesday accused WikiLeaks of endangering Americans and helping US rivals by releasing what the anti-secrecy site claimed was a trove of CIA hacking tools.
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