Soccer Stars Project with Hon Prince Ned Nwoko Set to Build and Develop Better Footballers. (Photos)

Soccer Stars project

The Soccer Stars project with Hon. Ned Nwoko is programme which aims at searching out for grass root football players or professional football players who can join the European League side on an automatic contract deal Signing, The project provides these young talents with technical support, knowledge and skills required to thrive at international level, The project also empowers coaches to build better teams and develop better footballers. Auditions have since begun and that of several states in Nigeria such as Lagos, Delta and Akwa Ibom has been concluded, Preparations…

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Air Peace To Evacuate Nigerians From South Africa For Free #XenophobiaInSouthAfrica

xenophobic attacks

Xenophobic attacks: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced that Air Peace Airlines has volunteered to send an aircraft to South Africa from Friday, September 6, to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return to the country, free of charge. According to a statement signed by the ministry’s spokesperson, Ferdinand Nwonye, the development follows the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other African migrants. The statements read, The general public is hereby advised to inform their relatives in South Africa to take advantage of this laudable gesture. Interested Nigerians are therefore…

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FG Tells Nigerians: Avoid Travelling To South Africa

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Federal Government of Nigeria has totally condemned the renewed attacks on foreign nationals and their businesses in South Africa which has led to the loss of lives and properties worth Millon’s of Naira. In a communique by spokesperson to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye, the Nigerian Government said it is engaging the relevant South African authorities via the Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria, Consulate General in Johannesburg and Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Abuja to ensure that definite measures are put in place to curtail the unfortunate…

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Photos: Tight Security At Shoprite Lekki As Shop Owners Count Loses #Xenophobia

Shoprite Lekki

Shoprite Lekki: The xenophobic attack on-going in South Africa is not a thing of joy for someone to smile, joke or make jest of, as a citizen of this great country, we condemned this act as inhuman and as a crime against humanity especially towards Africans. Nigerians decided to do a reprisal of the xenophobic act being meted by South Africans against Nigerians by storming the popular Shoprite Mall at Lekki. In what started as a protest led to looting of shops, malls, and goods worth millions of naira. A…

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SOME CONCERNS AND CLARIFICATIONS

Tokyo International Conference

Day two in Japan and it was mainly for exhaling, catching our breath, receiving briefings and preparing for the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), which holds from August 28-31. The program outline is rich and holds much for Africa in different spheres like deepening sustainable and resilient society, building peace and stability, agriculture, climate change, and disaster risk reduction, human resource development, education, blue economy, and many others. From concerns and comments on social media, one is compelled to make some clarifications. No, not in response…

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BREAKING: Buhari approves new Niger Delta Development Commission board chairman

Niger Delta Development Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a 16-man new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission, with Dr. Pius Odubu from Edo State as the chairman. A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Olusegun Adekunle, on behalf of the SGF, however, said that the appointment was subject to the confirmation of the Senate. The statement said, “President Muhammadu Buhari has, subject to Senate confirmation, approved the composition of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission. “The…

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Federal Government to 35 State Governors: Return the N614bn bailout fund you collected

Federal Government

The Federal Government has asked states governors to return the N614bn bailout fund it offered to 35 states under the National Budget Support Loan Facility. Only Lagos State during the administration of her immediate past Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode FCA did not collect the bailout fund. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, said this last Thursday, noting that, each of the governors of the states would return N17.5bn each. Speaking with newsmen after a meeting of the National Economic Council in Abuja, Ahmed said, “The…

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Men of power: Nigeria’s most influential power brokers

Men of power

In this piece, OLALEKAN ADETAYO attempts to unmask the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, and some of the activities that make many see him as the most powerful presidential. Kyari: The ultimate power broker Although he has two prominent namesakes who share both first name and surname with him — a former military administrator (deceased) and a serving deputy commissioner of police — he cannot be mistaken for any of them. Those who frequent the Presidential Villa, Abuja or those who work there cannot miss him. Even…

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NDI IGBO GROUP IN U.S.A, CANADA AND CARIBBEAN: They used Igbo names to committ crimes

Yahoo fraudsters

Yahoo fraudsters: They used Igbo names to commit crimes. – NDI IGBO GROUP IN U.S.A, CANADA AND CARIBBEAN COUNTRIES SUPPORTED BY IPOD OHANEZE. “77 Yahoo fraudsters do no represent us. When the Igbos were taken for slavery we were taken to Israel but Yorubas who were taken to the U.S.A with few Fulanis that married the whites Oyibos have the Children in FBI doing this to the Igbos. We all know that the Yorubas are superiors in Yahoo and trained our children. Their Fulani/Hausas collaborators were not mentioned because their…

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23 Nigerians to be executed in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia authorities have revealed that at least 23 Nigerians are currently on the death row in Saudi Arabia for drug-related offenses and may be executed anytime from now. In a report, The Nation newspaper said the Nigerians were convicted for contravening the narcotic and psychotropic substances control law, which is punishable by death. They were said to have been arrested between 2016 and 2017 at King Abdul-Aziz International Airport, Jeddah and Prince Muhammad bin Abdu- Aziz International Airport, Madinah having concealed the banned substances in their rectums, the Saudi…

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