Friday, 28 August 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the following appointments:
Engr. Babachir David Lawal – Secretary to the Government of the Federation
Alhaji Abba Kyari – Chief of Staff to the President
Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (rtd.) – Comptroller-General, Nigerian Customs Service
Mr. Kure Martin Abeshi – Comptroller-General, Nigerian Immigration Service
Senator Ita S.J. Enang – SSA to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate)
According the Manchester United's official website this will stand out 'brilliantly under the floodlights, which is ideal considering it will be used for the away UEFA Champions League fixtures.' Check out more pics below
Lionel Messi was on Thursday voted UEFA's Best Player in Europe for last season. The Barcelona star beat his teammate Luis Suarez and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo in a Europe-wide poll of journalists.
Messi got the UEFA honor after a season-long duel with Ronaldo for the Champions League scoring record. Both resume this season on 77 goals.
Messi scored 58 goals and provided 31 assists as Barcelona won a tremendous trebble - La Liga, the Copa del Rey and Champions League.
Saturday, 22 August 2015
As part of measures to enhance cleanliness and preservation of the environment, Sokoto State Government has introduced a monthly incentive of one million Naira to any district adjudged to be the cleanest in the state.
Theo Walcott reflects on the influence Thierry Henry had on his Arsenal career with an Instagram post
Theo Walcott took to Instagram to reflect on the influence 38-yr-old Thierry Henry has had on his Arsenal career since joining the club in January 2006.The 26-yr-old pacy winger shared a picture of him posing with Henry when he signed from Southampton aged 16 and underneath, a new picture of the pair taken this week. He captioned it :
'Me & @thierryhenry - when I signed in 2006 & this week ,It seems Thierry hasn't aged at all!! #FlashBackFriday #Arsenal14.'See the new pic of the pair this week . Much difference ?
in an interview with PM News Nigeria , speaks on her new responsibilities, the preparations for the governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states and denies she is an in-law to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Friday, 21 August 2015
Neymar is now number 1 trend topic on Twitter Nigeria . Do you think this move is possible ?
This was disclosed by Mr. Yong Shubo, the general manager China public procurement in a chat with news men shortly after an interactive section with Nasarawa state government officials at government house Lafia.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Interior, Mr. Yusuf Isiaka Alhaji, on behalf of the permanent secretary of the ministry on Friday in Abuja.
Thursday, 20 August 2015
The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has put in place a joint operation of the army and air force to combat incidences of cattle rustling in the Kamuku Forest in the Northwest parts of the country which has so far routed out daredevil cattle thieves from the forest and recovered large herds of cows. The operation will be sustained until the forbidden forest is free of criminals and criminal activities.
The need to establish the joint operation has become very necessary because criminals, miscreants and barefaced common thugs have taken over the forest thus constituting themselves into a nuisance to Nigerians living in the area.
Pedro is pictured posing with his new shirt alongside Chelsea's technical director Michael Emenalo - a Nigerian . See more pics below
He said before training with his new team-mates:
Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal and executive vice chairman Ed Woodward held more talks about the move on Monday but decided not to push through their initial interest.Chelsea will pay £19million up front to the Catalan giants, an improvement on the £17m offered by United.
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Chelsea and Super Eagles winger Victor Moses took to Twitter to supposedly reveal why coach Sunday Oliseh omitted him from the list of foreign Eagles for the 2017 AFCON qualifier against Tanzania.
“Thanks for all of your support and concern. I am having treatment on a small injury but hopefully will be back very soon.”
Some of the dignitaries present at the ceremony include : Oyo State Governor Ajimobi, Dele Alake, Senator Mamora, Ovation magazine publisher Dele Momodu . See more pics below
President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja directed the Ministry of Communications Technology to work harder to fully develop the revenue-generation potential of Nigeria's information technology sector.
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos has signed a five-year new contract which will keep him at the Bernabeu until at least 2020 . The 29-year-old Spanish center back snubbed Manchester United as he reaffirmed his loyalty alongside club president Florentino Perez on Monday afternoon at a press conference with gorgeous wife Pilar Rubio and adorable kid Sergio jnr present .
The summit is on the platform of the Inter-Governmental Authority, (IGAD). (IGAD is the regional trade group of 8 African countries from the Horn of Africa, Nile Valley and the Great Lakes.).
The naira rose on the back of weak demand for the dollar at the foreign exchange markets.
Forex traders linked this to an improved dollar liquidity occasioned by the sustained sales of the greenback by the Central Bank of Nigeria.
The Super Eagles take on Tanzania in Dar es Salaam on Saturday, September 5.
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Monday, 10 August 2015
ACE (Assisting caring and empowering) charity is a non-profit organisation whose mission is to re-define the meaning of charity in Africa while providing education, literacy skills and training to African children and youths.
Friday, 7 August 2015
A crack team of operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Thursday, August 6, 2015 arrested one Kato Ifrahimu Nyam and Godwin Odali, both staff of a new generation bank for conspiring to defraud the bank to the tune of N3.6bn (three billion, six million naira) with an e-payment mandate purportedly from Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
According to Goal , about five players are expected to make the cut that will join the Europe-based players for the September 5 encounter against Tanzania and have been mandated to arrive Abuja by Monday, August 17.
Britain has re-affirmed its resolve to help Nigeria in the fight against terrorism. The British Deputy Chief of Defence Staff on Military Strategy and Operations, Lieutenant General Gordon Messenger gave this assurance when he and other senior British military officers paid courtesy call on the Nigeria Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Gabriel Olonisakin at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja.