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Euro Cup: Wales defeat Belgium 3-1

Radja Nainggolan gave Belgium the lead after a strong start from Marc Wilmots' side

Wales reached the semi-finals of a major tournament for the first time after a stirring fightback to defeat Belgium in the European Championship quarter-final in Lille. Radja Nainggolan put Belgium ahead with a thunderous 25-yard strike but Wales captain Ashley Williams headed in from a corner to equalise in a breathless first half littered with […]

21 Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs) retired

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, acting Inspector General of Police

The Police Service Commission (PSC) has approved the retirement of 21 Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIG) senior to the Acting Inspector-General of Police. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Ikechukwu Ani, Head, Press and Public Relations of the commission in Abuja on Friday. Those retired were; Bala A Hassan, Yahaya Garba Ardo, […]

Sallah: Watch out for new moon 5 July

Ramadan Crescent

The National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA), has predicted that the appearance of the first moon crescent for July would be on July 5. This is contained in a statement signed by Dr Felix Ale, the Head of Media and Corporate Communications of the Agency in Abuja on Friday. “The first appearance of the […]

Sallah: NSCDC deploys 40,000 personnel for security

Commandant-General of NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana

The Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Muhammadu, has directed the deployment of 40,000 personnel across the nation to provide maximum security during Sallah festivities. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Emmanuel Okeh, the Corps’ Spokesperson on Friday in Abuja. The commandant general assured Nigerians that in spite […]

Confusion as visiting team arrives after walk over

FC Lokoja players

Confusion reigned at the Area 3 football pitch in Abuja on Friday when visiting FC Lokoja arrived few minutes after a walk-over was declared on them. FC Lokoja had arrived the venue of the match against hosts FC Hearts five minutes before 3 p.m. for a 2015/2016 Nationwide League One (NLO) Division Two Group D1 […]

PDP, APC bicker over use of stadium for campaign in Edo

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Jethro Ibileke/Benin‎ ‎Edo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday accused the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led government in the state, of ordering the use of Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia stadium for the flagging off of its governorship campaign scheduled for Monday. The development has pitched the two major political parties in the state […]

N220m Fraud: Court grants man N10m bail, denies 2 others

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Justice A. R. Mohammed of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, on Friday, July 1, 2016 granted bail to Obaje Musa Mohammed, one of the three accused persons charged for conspiracy and obtaining by false pretence the sum of N220 million by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Mohammed and his co-accused, […]

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