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Foreign Sport

EX-CHELSEA DOCTOR APPEARS AT EMPLOYMENT TRIBUNAL

Ex-Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro has appeared at a tribunal hearing for her constructive dismissal case against the Premier League champions. She is suing the club for constructive dismissal and breach of contract. The preliminary hearing, held in private, took place at the London South Employment Tribunal in Croydon. After the hearing, Mary O’Rourke QC, representing […]Read More

Nigeria

EFCC SET TO ARREST MORE INFLUENTIAL CORRUPT NIGERIANS

As the war on corruption heats up, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has given a strong indication that it will soon arrest and prosecute more influential Nigerians. Chairman of the EFCC, Mr Ibrahim Magu, disclosed the anti-graft agency’s renewed push against corruption, in Abuja at a meeting with online and broadcast media managers. […]Read More

Politics

IGP ASSURES INDIGENES OF PEACEFUL POLLS IN BAYELSA

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase, has reassured indigenes of Bayelsa and beyond that adequate security logistics and manpower have been strategically deployed to achieve a conducive atmosphere in the state. This is part of efforts to ensure adequate security for the forthcoming re-run gubernatorial elections that will take place in seven out […]Read More

Nigeria

PRESIDENCY HAS NO HAND IN EFCC AFFAIRS – INFORMATION MINISTER

The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, on Wednesday said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has no hands in the way the EFCC carries out its functions. Mr Mohammed disclosed this on Wednesday to State House correspondents in Abuja while responding to reactions trialling Mr Olisa Metuh’s arrest by the EFCC. The Minister […]Read More

Business

FEC DISCUSSES ECONOMIC GROWTH IN FIRST MEETING

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) says it is perfecting strategies towards plugging leakages in the Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). Briefing State House correspondents after the council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, said the strategy which is the only item at the first meeting of […]Read More

Business Nigeria

IMF BOSS CALLS FOR REMOVAL OF SUBSIDY, REVIEW OF TAX

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde on Wednesday met with leaders of the National Assembly and called for the removal of fuel subsidy. Speaking during a meeting with some lawmakers from both the lower and upper legislative chambers, she also called for a review of Nigeria’s tax regime. Although the […]Read More

Sport

ANGOLA HOLD EAGLES IN PRETORIA

Angola’s Palancas Negras held the Super Eagles B to a 1-1 draw in a pre-African Nations Championship friendly in Pretoria on Wednesday. Midfield Trojan Paul Onobi was an early substitute as he sustained a knock in the 35th minute and was replaced by U-23 ace Usman Mohammed. The Negras, silver medallists at the 2nd African […]Read More

Business Nigeria

SENATE PRESIDENT TABLES NIGERIA BEFORE LAGARDE

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde has met with leaders of the National Assembly. Although the lawmakers are currently on recess, the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and some lawmakers from the two Chambers of the National Assembly were on ground to receive the IMF boss. The Chairmen of the Senate […]Read More