Peserio sticks with old guard as he invites 25 for Algeria friendly but surprisingly omits Aribo

SUPER Eagles head coach José Peseiro has opted to keep faith with the old guard calling up 25 players for Nigeria's forthcoming friendly against Algeria's Desert Foxes on September 27 with many of his invitees not having seen action so far this season.

 

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As a mark of respect to the Queen, President Buhari should me proposing this new bilateral British-Nigerian Clean Energy Initiative 


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[1] British firms will be given tax holidays to build a 853km wind farm along Nigeria’s Atlantic coastline 

[2] British firms will be given tax holidays to build four mega solar farms in Borno, Yobe, Katsina and Zamfara states 

[3] Nigeria will open the world’s largest solar panel manufacturing plant in Sokoto with British investors invited to take a 50% stake in the venture 

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Nigeria intends launching National Youth Bank next year to fund young people's business plans

 

NIGERIA'S federal government has announced plans to establish National Youth Bank (NYB) with an initial capital sum of N75bn ($175m) as part of an empowerment programme aimed at helping young people to realise their dreams.

 

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14 Britons are among 286 foreign nationals awarded Nigerian citizenship as special ceremony

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has conferred Nigerian citizenship on a total of 286 foreign nationals at a special ceremony the presidential villa in Abuja after they took the oath of allegiance adopting Nigerian citizenship.

 

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Tambuwal named as chairman of PDP's national campaign management committee

GOVERNOR Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has been named by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as the director-general of its national campaign management committee (NCMC) ahead of next year's general elections.

 

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Nigeria and Morocco sign MoU to build new gas pipeline linking Bonny with Europe

NIGERIAN National Petroleum Company (NNPC) officials and the Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines of Morocco have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU)  to construct a 5,600km Nigeria Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP).

 

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PDP chairman Iyorchia Ayu given until Sep 28 to stand down for a southern replacement

FORMER Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) deputy national chairman Chief Olabode George has insisted that party chairman Senator Iyorchia Ayu must resign before September 28 and make way for a southern candidate to take over.

 

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No matter how much you hate British colonialism you have to admire the slickness with which they organise things 

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”In character and temperament, the typical African of this race-type is a happy, thriftless, excitable person. Lacking in self control, discipline, and foresight.

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Niger Delta militants at loggerheads over awarding of pipeline protection contract to Tompolo

NIGER Delta militants remain at loggerheads over the recent awarding of a pipeline protection contract to Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta (Mend) leader Government Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo.

 

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Atiku dismisses calls for Ayu's resignation saying the PDP constitution allows him to remain in office

FORMER vice president and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has thrown his weight behind his party's chairman Senator Iyorchia Ayu saying those asking for his resignation must realise there is no constitutional provision  for it.

 

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