Saturday , November 16 2019

Super Eagles’ attitude pleases Rohr after comeback win against Benin

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has praised the attitude of his side after coming from behind to claim a 2-1 victory against the Republic of Benin in Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game. Stephane Sessegnon gave the Squirrels the lead two minutes into the match before the Super Eagles …

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Nigeria’s U-23s players are condemned to qualify for Olympics

From this Friday, the battle will be on in Cairo, Egypt for tickets to represent Africa in the men’s football event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.  The U-23 Africa Cup of Nations is the tournament where three slots will be won for Tokyo. Eight teams are participating in Cairo. …

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Lawmakers order oil majors to stop gas flaring

The House of Representatives has ordered the multinational oil companies operating in Nigeria to stop the flaring of associated gas. The lawmakers yesterday resolved that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), the Ministry of Petroleum Resources and other regulatory bodies should ensure strict compliance with the “ Flare Gas Regulation …

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Group flays presidency’s delay in approval of $13.5b Zabazaba deep water project

The Niger Delta Indigenous Movement for Radical Change (NDIMRC) has flayed the alleged delay by President Muhammadu Buhari to approve the $13.5 billion Zabazaba deep water project in Bomadi, Delta State. It threatened to embark on a protest to register its grievances if the project was unnecessarily delayed. The group, …

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My agenda for Delta – Okowa | The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World NewsPolitics — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News

• Embattled deputy speaker donates campaign vehicles Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, has disclosed that the state would witness continued infrastructural development and provision of other amenities to make life better for the people of the state in his second term. The governor spoke during his campaign tours of …

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FAAN withdraws services from Warri, Gombe, MMA2, Arik suspends flights

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines of the withdrawal of its services to Osubi Airport, Warri, Gombe Airport and Murtala Muhammed Airport 2(MMA2) over alleged indebtedness. “In a Notice To Airmen (NOTAM) issued on Dec. 8, FAAN stated that it will be withdrawing Aviation Security, fire …

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Warri line cleared for passenger operation | News

NIGERIA: Federal Transport Minister Rotimi Amaechi has instructed Nigerian Railway Corp to start full-scale commercial passenger operations on the 1 435 mm gauge Itakpe – Ajaokuta – Warri railway, following a three month trial of free services. The announcement followed his inspection of the railway on April 11. Instructing NRC …

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