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    We Can’t Afford To Underrate Any Team At AWCON – Omagbemi

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    Defending champions of the African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON), Super Falcons of Nigeria, would not under-rate any of the other finalists when the 10th edition of the African Women Cup of Nations kicks off in Cameroon on November 19, the team’s handler, Florence Omagbemi, has revealed. Omagbemi, the longest-serving captain of the Super Falcons,…

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  • New Talents Emerge At South-west Tennis Clinic

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    Fatimah Ganiyu and Adeyemi Kasali have emerged winners of the female and male categories of the sixth edition of the Beginners’ Tennis Vacation Clinic held at the tennis court of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Ibadan, Oyo, recently. The clinic, organised for children aged between ages 5 to12 by the South-western Zone of the Federal Ministry…

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  • Hajj Metro Lessens Pilgrims’ Transport Stress

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    The Mashaer Railway at the holy sites (Haj Metro) is a quantum leap in the history of transporting Haj pilgrims and one of the largest projects achieved by the government of Saudi Arabia over the past years. The 18.2 km railway connects nine major stations – three in Arafat, three in Mina and three in…

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  • …Tasks Chairmen To Improve Councils’ Revenue

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    The newly inaugurated Chairmen of the six Area Councils in the Federal Capital Territory have been challenged to be proactive and think out of the box to find ways of improving the councils’ revenue. FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello stated this at the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected Area Council Chairmen and Vice…

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  • ‘Stop Picketing Public Schools’

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    The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has expressed its displeasure over the forceful blockage of the entrances to various government schools in the territory last Friday by some officials of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in a failed attempt to coerce teachers and workers of the FCT to join their unpopular strike action. FCT Minister,…

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    PMB’s Wife Tasks Governors On Childrens’ Rights

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    Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, has called on governors to give maximum support to children’s right in their respective states, to guarantee a bright future for the Nigerian child. Mrs Buhari made the appeal at the inaugural ceremony of the National Council of Child Right Advocates of Nigeria (NACCRAN) which held at…

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    Rio 2016: Why The Dream Team Crashed

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    Nobody gave them a chance to excel in Rio. There is no arguing the fact that their preparation for the Olympic Games was nightmarish and nothing to write home about yet they defied all the odds to make a lasting impression in Brazil with the sheer determination to succeed and the Nigerian spirit which has…

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  • E-Learning Will Revolutionalise Nigerian Education System– Don

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    A university don, Professor Adamu Zoaka Hassan, has identified e-learning as solution to revolutionalising the education sector in Nigeria. Professor Hassan who is the director, Ahmadu Bello University Distance Learning Centre, said the efforts will put Nigerian universities among the top ranked institutions in the world. While addressing the media in Abuja on Friday, the…

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    Nigeria, Brazil May Win Soccer Gold – De Gama

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    South Africa U-23 coach Owen Da Gama has tipped hosts Brazil and Nigeria as favourites for the football gold at 2016 Rio Olympics which kicks off next week. Nigeria U-23s are drawn alongside Sweden, Japan and Colombia in Group B, while South Africa is in Group A with Brazil, Denmark and Iraq. In a chat…

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    Palestinian Athletes Have Hopes

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    Six athletes competing under the Palestinian flag have big hopes for the Olympic games beginning next week, according to report. The Palestinians are relative newcomers to the world’s largest international sporting event, having first competed for the first time in the 1996 games in Atlanta, Georgia. They have not yet claimed any medals, but that…

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