• IGP Strikers Always Team To Beat – Shagari

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    SP Haruna Shehu Shagari of the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters, Abuja has hailed the performance of his team, IGP Strikers, at the just concluded Argungu Polo Tournament, describing them as the “team to beat.” Shagari, who doubles as the vice-president and vice-captain of the IGP Strikers, said, despite finishing as runner-up in the Umaru Shinkafi…

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  • Eagles, Beware Of The Lions

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    Life is like photography, you need the negatives to develop – Ziad K. Abdelnour, financer, trader, author Unheralded, unfancied and lowly-rated before the just concluded AFCON 2017 in Gabon, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon steadily and carefully roared their way to the cup final where they defeated AFCON record winner, the Pharaohs of Egypt by…

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  • ‘Suleiman Hassan’s Nomination As Minister Commendable’

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    The nomination of Suleiman Zarma Hassan by President Muhammadu Buhari as minister-designate from Gombe State to replace the vacancy left by former minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed who is now the Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) was greeted with wild jubilation in the North-east state. To those who don’t know, Hassan is…

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  • ‘NAHCON Determined To Bring Down 2017 Hajj Fares’

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    The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has expressed readiness to bring down hajj fares for the comfort of intending pilgrims to the 2017 holy pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia. Making this revelation is NAHCON’s head of media, Alhaji Uba Mana, in a telephone interview with LEADERSHIP, yesterday. The media head who just came back from…

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  • NTA Names Abbas Hassan Head Of Corporate Affairs

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    The Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) has named Fatima Abbas Hassan as its new head, Corporate Affairs Department. Before her new position, Abbas Hassan was the manager, news and current affairs NTA Channel 5, Abuja. A statement issued by Safiya Mohammed Kaita of the Corporate Affairs Department, NTA Headquarters said Fatima has served NTA in different…

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  • 2017 Hajj: ‘Be Prudent In Discharging Your Duties’

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    Acting director, FCT Muslim Pilgrims’ Welfare Board (FCT-MPWB), Alhaji Shehu Abubakar has charged the staff of the board to let honesty be their watchword, while calling on them to be diligent in discharging their duties. Shehu warned them against any act capable of tarnishing the image of the FCT administration and the country at large….

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  • CAF CC: Positive-minded Rivers Utd Jet-off To Mali

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    Players and officials of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Rivers United yesterday departed Nigeria for Mali. The contingent, made up of 20 players and 13 officials, left the country via the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, at exactly 9:40am and arrived at the Houphouet Boigny International Airport, Abidjan, at 10:20am Nigerian time. The contingent…

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    Hayatou Calls Up Africa’s 54 FA Presidents

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    Presidents from the 54 football Associations have been invited to Libreville, Gabon by the Confederation of African Football. “Yes we have been invited as presidents. I will be arriving on January 31st,” said President of the South Sudan Football Association, Chabur Goc. The invitation to Gabon with all expenses paid by CAF is seen as…

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