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Super Falcons Assistant Coach Maureen Madu. [PHOTO CREDIT: The Nation]

Falcons Coach Madu, Tinubu, 21 others make Women Hall of Fame list

Madu was selected for being the first Nigerian female coach to manage a top club in Europe.

Candidates writing the JAMB exam at a CBT centre

JAMB releases more UTME results, withdraws results of four candidates

“The initially withheld 3,736 results of candidates are now released,” JAMB said.

Former Nigerian oil Minister Dan Etete, involved in the Malabu Scandal. [Photo credit: THE REPUBLICAN NEWS]

MALABU SCANDAL: Ex-Russian middleman speaks on relationship with Obasanjo, Gusau, Etete, others

Ednan Agaev once claimed that former president Goodluck Jonathan allegedly received $200 million in the controversial deal.

Kenneth Omeruo scores goal for super eagles

Nigeria 1 – 0 Guinea (Player Ratings): Omeruo heads Eagles into Round of 16

Gernot Rohr made five changes to the starting 11 of the Super Eagles.

Governor Fayemi of Ekiti State and chairman of Nigerian Governors Forum.

Nigerian Governors review engagements with World Bank

An official says the bank is currently spending about $4 billion in states.

Governor Ibikunle Amosun

Amosun Arms Scandal: 10 questions ex-governor, Nigeria Police need to answer

PREMIUM TIMES dissects Mr Amosun’s rebuttal to a story about how he kept arms and bullets at Government House.

A cross-section of the NYSC Batch B Corp members during their closing ceremony at Wailo NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Bauchi on Monday (13/8/18). 04366/14/8/2018/Deji Yake/JMH/HB/NAN

NYSC: Court says graduates who skip scheme can contest governorship

The court made the pronouncement in a case involving Ogun governor, Dapo Abiodun.

Doyin Okupe

N702m Dasukigate: EFCC closes case against Okupe

A witness recounts how he made several payments running into millions of naira to Mr Okupe.

Court

How ex-head of law chambers stole N188.7m from late SAN – Witness

Tom Awhana, a former Head of the law firm of Mogbeyi Sagay, allegedly stole the money from the firm.

FIDA opines that rehabilitation is a credible alternative to conviction of drug abusers and would help cub prison population

Int’l Day Against Drug Abuse: FIDA advocates rehabilitation of culprits

The organisation made the call as part of activities to mark the international day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking.

Protesters

Another APC group says ‘enemies within’ sabotaging Buhari government

The group held a protest on Monday to counter an earlier protest by another group from within the ruling party

INEC Chairman, Mahmood Yakubu

INEC is most improved public service institution in Nigeria – Chairman

Mahmood Yakubu says the improvement shown by INEC over the years is unparalleled.

Raymond Dokpesi

Court approves NBC, AIT/Raypower’s terms of settlement

The court adopted all the seven terms in the agreement consented to by the feuding parties.

Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila. [Photo credit: Concise News]

Alleged U.S. Conviction: Court rules in favour of Gbajabiamila

The court berated the applicants for approaching a court that lacks jurisdiction with their application.

ECOWAS-Court

ECOWAS to start cross-border sale of electricity to member states in 2020

The body says no country in the sub-region has the fund to get electricity to every home.

Workers of NMEC protesting

Education agency workers protest alleged delay in promotion, confirmation of appointment

The workers accused the Executive Secretary of the agency of running a “one man management “

Moses Simon of Super Eagles of Nigeria challenged by Ernest Seka Boka (l) and Naby Deco Keita of Guinea during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations match between Nigeria and Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium, Alexandria on the 26 June 2019 ©Muzi Ntombela/BackpagePix (Photo Source: CAF Online)

AFCON 2019: Nigeria’s Super Eagles qualify for Round of 16

The Eagles beat the Syli Nationale of Guinea by a lone goal to zoom into the round of 16 with a game to spare.

Cannabis

World Drug Day: 10 million Nigeria use cannabis – UNODC

The UN agency says about188 million people use cannabis globally.

Lagos flooding caused as a result of changes in climate

Agency predicts severe flooding in 30 states

The agency says about 74 LGAs would be affected in June, July, August and September.

Gov. Abdulazizi-Yari

EXCLUSIVE: Documents expose multi-billion Naira contract scam by Ex-Governor Yari of Zamfara

The contract for the construction and drilling of 84 solar-powered boreholes was inflated and duplicated, with each awarded at N327.4 million.

Tuoyo Omatsuli

Alleged N3.6bn fraud: Court fixes July 3 for trial of ex-NDDC Director

EFCC charged Tuoyo Omatsuli with 45 counts bordering on corruption, gratification and money laudering.

Super eagles [PHOTO CREDIT: NFF twitter handle]

Nigeria vs. Guinea (LIVE UPDATES): Super Eagles in tricky tie

In head-to-head stats, Nigeria have won four times with Guinea also winning four times.

Boko Haram has killed some Nigerian citizens

If Borno govt. had trained their girl child, we would not have Boko Haram – Official

The ministry also pushed for the implementation of the Child Rights Acts in all states.

Tribunal adjourns Atiku, PDP petition till July

The court postponed its hearing, following a request by the PDP.

court of appeal

Pastor seeks divorce, alleges wife demands `bribe’ before sex

Abayomi Adegboyega vowed to kill himself if the court would not dissolve the union which produced four children