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NIPSS to partner Osun govt. on tourism development

The National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) says it will collaborate with the Osun government in developing the state’s tourism potentials. Prof. Shola Adeyanju, a member of the NIPSS team to Osun, said this while addressing a news conference on Wednesday in Osogbo. He said that the state was blessed with tourism potentials […]

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Chairman tasks upgraded referees on improved officiating

Mr Aliyu Baita, the  Chairman of Jigawa Council of the Nigerian Referees Association (NRA) on Wednesday charged upgraded  referees in the state to justify their promotion through improved officiating. Baita gave the charge in an interview with newsmen in Dutse. He said that the successful referees would be deployed to officiate in local league matches, […]

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Jigawa begins registration of poultry farms

The Jigawa Government on Wednesday said it had commenced registration of poultry farms operating in the state. Dr Abdullahi Haruna, the Director of Veterinary Services, Ministry of Agriculture, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Dutse. Haruna said the registration was in compliance with directives of Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, for states to […]

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Records of my eligibility as AFN Athletes’ Representative available for cross-checking, Adeleye tells Ebewele

Sunday Adeleye, the Technical Director of Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), on Wednesday in Abuja said claims that he was not eligible for election into the federation’s board are untrue. Adeleye who won election into the AFN board as the Athletes’ Representative in June said records of his eligibility were not shrouded in secrecy, and […]

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Bauchi Govt. promotes 2,641 health workers

The Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BSPHCDA) has promoted 2,641 primary healthcare personnel in the 20 local government areas of the state. Its Executive Chairman, Mr Adamu Gamawa, made this known in a statement signed by the Information Officer of the agency, Mr Suleiman Dambam, in Bauchi on Wednesday. Gamawa said that 3,293 […]

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NMC pencils 73 students for National Olympiads Award

The National Mathematical Centre (NMC) has pencilled 73 students who distinguished themselves in the 2017 National Mathematics and Sciences Olympiads Competitions for the year’s awards. Prof. Stephen Onah, the NMCs Director and Chief Executive, made the disclosure in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja. He said that over […]

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‘Do not try us’, Trump warns North Korea

“Do not try us,’’ U.S. President, Donald Trump, warned North Korea on Wednesday at Seoul’s Korean National Assembly, seeking to convince Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programmes. US President, Donald Trump “The North Korean regime has interpreted America’s past restraint as weakness … This is a very different administration than the U.S. […]

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Tension in C-River as herdsman hacks off farmer’s hand

By Emma Una CALABAR— TENSION is building in Ugaga village, in Yala Local Government Area, in the northern part of Cross River State, after a herdsman hacked off the hand of a farmer who tried to stop cattle from entering his tomato farm. According to reports from the area, many herdsmen and their cattle who […]

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South Africa Hosts Gymkhana GRiD 2017

It’s going to be the Savannah of shred and a Braii of burnouts; yes you guessed it, Gymkhana GRiD is boosting away from European shores and heading for the sun scorched asphalt of South Africa for its 2017 season ending showdown. It’s time to secure your chance to get up close and personal with the […]

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Rivers United Hire Ex-Heartland Coach Nduka As Eguma’s Assistant

By Adeboye Amosu‎:   Rivers United have recruited former Heartland coach Ndubuisi Nduka as their new assistant coach ahead of the new Nigeria Professional Football League season, reports Completesportsnigeria.com.‎ Nduka takes over from Willy Ndube who has left the team following the expiration of his contract. Aside from Heartland, the experienced coach  once had managerial spells […]