Super Eagles off to Egypt in June as Caf picks Egyptians to host 2019 African Cup of Nations

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles will be heading to Egypt for the 2019 African Cup of Nations in the summer after the Confederation of African Football (Caf) decided to award the hosting of the tournament to the world's largest Arab nation.



Crude supply cuts and the prospect of a breakthrough in Sino-American trade talks rally prices to $58 a barrel

NIGERIA'S budgetary targets based on crude oil selling for $60 a barrel appear to be back on track after world prices rose by 1.5% today rising to $58.04 a barrel amid signs that China and the US are set to resolve their ongoing trade dispute.



Presidency denies report saying Buhari ordered EFCC to prosecute NFF boss Pinnick

PRESIDENCY officials have dismissed media reports that President Muhammadu Buhari had ordered the arrest and prosecution of Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) chairman Amaju Pinnick as fake saying no press release to that effect was issued by Aso Rock.



Atiku condemns raid of Daily Trust offices and asks Buhari to call his boys to order

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has condemned Sunday's invasion of the Daily Trust offices in Maiduguri and Abuja by armed soldiers calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to call his supporters to order and not suppress press freedom.



Buhari puts Tinubu in charge of APC campaign to enable him focus on governance

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has restructured his election campaign committee putting party leader Asiwaju Bola Tinubu in charge of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council.



Turkish giants Fernebahce eye signing Eagles skipper Mikel this January transfer window

SUPER Eagles skipper Mikel Obi could be on the verge of joining Turkish giants Fenerbahce before the close of this January transfer window after the club stepped up its interest in the midfielder ended his contract with Chinese side Tianjin Teda.



Ministers and labour leaders unable to conclude deal on the new N30,000 minimum wage

GOVERNMENT ministers and labour leaders been unable to end the ongoing standoff regarding the implementation of the new N30,000 ($62) a month national minimum wage after a meeting held in Abuja to resolve the matter ended without an agreement.



Islamic cleric confesses to molesting five year old girl blaming his enemies who put a spell on him

ISLAMIC cleric Imam Abdulsalam Salaudeen has confessed to the recent raping of a five year old girl in Lagos attributing it to the handiwork of his enemies who he said had cast a spell on him.


Imam, Salaudeen, 43, a father of five, from Igando, in Lagos State, was arrested for raping the five-year-old Arabic schoolgirl. Following his interrogation, he claimed that he had been having a running battle with spiritual forces for years.



Victor Moses to hold talks with NFF chairman about returning to the Super Eagles

CHELSEA winger Victor Moses has indicated that he is willing to commence talks with the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) about returning to the Super Eagles in what would be a reversal of a decision to quit the national team and focus on his club career.



Buhari orders EFCC to prosecute NFF chairman Pinnick after finding out he received $16m over two years

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate prosecution of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick over allegations that he was involved in a multi-billion scam.




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