Wednesday , August 21 2019

NFF decides venue for Eagles, Wasps

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) will on Wednesday ratify the decision on the venue of the 2013 Afcon qualifier between the Super Eagles and Rwanda’s Wasps and the 2014 Fifa World Cup qualifier against Namibia. Both games had been scheduled to hold in Kaduna but fears over security forced the …

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NTDC needs $4.9m for bio-metric data machines

Otunba Olusegun Runsewe, the Director-General, Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC), says the agency will acquire a 4.9 million dollar bio-metric data capturing machine for hotel staff in Nigeria. Runsewe disclosed this at a meeting with members of the Hotel Owners Forum (HOFA) Abuja chapter, on Tuesday in Abuja. He said the …

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US authorities investigate Hollywood studios over hanky-panky in China

WASHINGTON — U.S. regulators are investigating major U.S. movie studios’ dealings with China as the entertainment companies try to get a greater foothold in one of the fastest-growing movie markets in the world. The Securities and Exchange Commission has sent letters of inquiry to at least five movie studios in …

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6 killed in central Nigeria village, bomb attack

By AHMED SAKA and JON GAMBRELLAssociated Press JOS, Nigeria (AP) – Six people were killed Tuesday in separate attacks on a central Nigeria village and a bar where patrons gathered to watch a Champions League soccer match, officials said, the latest violence to strike a region on the dividing line …

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For cheap fuel, Nigeria bought massive corruption

By JON GAMBRELLAssociated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) – For the price of cheap gasoline, Nigeria paid billions of dollars into a corrupt government system of fuel subsidies that saw huge contracts awarded to shady companies without any oversight, according to a lawmakers’ report. The report, debated Tuesday in Nigeria’s House …

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NEXIM disburses entertainment fund

Roberts Orya, Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM), says the bank has started disbursing the funds instituted by the federal government for Nigerian entertainment Industry build its capacity. The fund totaling about $200 million was President Goodluck Jonathan’s pledge to the industry last year. Speaking …

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Bloody, bloody First quarter

| Print | E-mail Tuesday, 24 April 2012 Share As it was towards the end of last year, when there was a massive flow of blood in different parts of the country due to varying reasons, so it was in the first quarter of 2012, as there was a harvest of deaths from …

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Sunday helps out Leopards

Picture taken from www.ziyawamag.com WILY: Leopards’ Sunday Chidzambwa The former Zimbabwe national coach was appointed yesterday as Leopards coach Vladislav Heric is unable to travel with the club because he is allergic to the yellow fever injection. Assistant coach Abel Makhubele, who stood in for Heric in their away match …

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Community vows to halt Chevron’s operations

BY Emma Arubi WARRI – THE people of Orubu community in Warri South-West Local Government Area of Delta State, have threatened to halt Chevron Nigeria Limited’s operations, both on-shore and off-shore, over allegation of continued neglect of the community for years. The community, said to have been partitioned by Chevron …

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Using FENOG’s Latest Technology to Curb Vandalism

A woman walks on oil pipeline Recently, FENOG Nigeria Limited opened a new vista in the efforts to curb pipeline vandalism in Nigeria’s oil industry, with the completion of the laying of Escravos-Warri pipelines, deploying Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD), the latest technology that curbs vandalism. Ejiofor Alike reports Incessant vandalism …

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