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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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  • AFCON Semifinalists Strong, Ready – Broos

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    Cameroon head coach Hugo Broos has explained that the favourites don’t always win at the ongoing 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in Gabon. The Indomitable Lions knocked out one of the tournament favourites Senegal in a quarter-final encounter which was played in Franceville over the weekend. Broos believes that it is a tournament…

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  • I’ve Been Watching Wilder – AJ

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    Anthony Joshua has been watching Deontay Wilder closely as speculation builds about a unification fight between the pair. The IBF champion is firstly focused on another unification bout as he prepares to take on Wladimir Klitschko, the second-longest reigning heavyweight title-holder of all time, live on Sky Sports Box Office at a sold-out Wembley stadium…

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  • NSK Farms Set For Argungu Polo Tournament

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    More than 10 polo teams will compete at this year’s edition of Argungu Polo Tournament scheduled to hold from March 24 to March 31 in Kebbi State. The tournament according to the Patron of NSK Farms, Nura Kangiwa will take place at NSK Polo Ranch and Resort, located along Sokoto-Argungu road in Birnin Kebbi. Kangiwa…

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  • CAF Player Award: Why Nigeria Is Losing Out–Gaiya

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    Nigerian players will continue to lose out in the CAF Africa Player of the Year award except they (Nigerian footballers) up their game and compete at the very top with other African players. This was the view of former chairman House of Committee on Sports during the last National Assembly, Honourable Godfrey Ali Gaiya while…

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  • Iran: A Reporter’s Diary

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    When we arrived at the Tehran International Airport after a 2 hours 36 minutes flight from Istanbul, the capital city of Turkey, our guide,ElhamDezhkam, an Iranian-American was already waiting to receive us. “Call me Ellie for short,” she told us as she picked us (we are five – myself, Ali, Kabiru, Abdullahi and Julius). We…

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