FIFA’s Hammer Falls On Adamu Again, Bags Two-Year Ban

[Guardian] Former Director General of the defunct National Sports Commission (NSC), Amos Adamu suffered yet another major setback yesterday following a two-year ban placed on him by FIFA’s Independent Ethics Committee.

[Guardian] Former Director General of the defunct National Sports Commission (NSC), Amos Adamu suffered yet another major setback yesterday following a two-year ban placed on him by FIFA's Independent Ethics Committee.

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Pinnick Floors ‘Angry’ Nine Nigerians in CAF, Gets Govt’s Endorsement

[Guardian] Barely 24 hours after nine Nigerians holding different offices in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) challenged NFF President, Amaju Pinnick’s decision to pitch his tent with Madagascar’s FA boss, Ahmad Ahmad against Issa Hayatou in…

[Guardian] Barely 24 hours after nine Nigerians holding different offices in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) challenged NFF President, Amaju Pinnick's decision to pitch his tent with Madagascar's FA boss, Ahmad Ahmad against Issa Hayatou in the forthcoming CAF polls, the Federal Government, through the Youth and Sports Ministry, yesterday further endorsed the candidature of Pinnick for a seat on the Executive Committee of CAF.

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Road to Tokyo 2020 Olympics Is Clear, Says Sports Minister

[Daily News] Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Nape Nnauye has said the chances of Tanzania to perform well in Olympic 2020 in Tokyo, Japan are greater than expected.

[Daily News] Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Nape Nnauye has said the chances of Tanzania to perform well in Olympic 2020 in Tokyo, Japan are greater than expected.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Benjamin Mkapa Hospital Now Fully Equipped

[Daily News] Benjamin Mkapa ultramodern Hospital (BMH) will be the first in central zone regions to offer Magnet Resonance Imaging (MRI) and CTScan services in the next one month, authorities confirmed here yesterday.

[Daily News] Benjamin Mkapa ultramodern Hospital (BMH) will be the first in central zone regions to offer Magnet Resonance Imaging (MRI) and CTScan services in the next one month, authorities confirmed here yesterday.

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NNPC Subsidiary to Raise Its Oil Production to 500,000 Barrels Daily

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says it is determined to raise the crude oil production capacity of its exploration and production subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, to 500,000 barrels per d…

[Premium Times] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, says it is determined to raise the crude oil production capacity of its exploration and production subsidiary, the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company, NPDC, to 500,000 barrels per day by 2020.

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Be Profitable, Boost Treasury Coffers – PM

[Daily News] Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has instructed parastatal organizations to form partnerships among themselves and with the private sector to implement key projects towards realization of the industry-led economy, outlined in the Second Five…

[Daily News] Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has instructed parastatal organizations to form partnerships among themselves and with the private sector to implement key projects towards realization of the industry-led economy, outlined in the Second Five-Year Development Plan (FYDP II).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ruling Party Warns Social Media Users Against Online Insults

[Daily News] Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Deputy Secretary General responsible for Zanzibar Vuai Ali Vuai has issued a warning, asking social media users to avoid defaming people using mobile phones and internet, saying the party has embarked on investiga…

[Daily News] Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Deputy Secretary General responsible for Zanzibar Vuai Ali Vuai has issued a warning, asking social media users to avoid defaming people using mobile phones and internet, saying the party has embarked on investigations to book the culprits.

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Turinawe to Challenge EALA Poll Results Over Mistreatment

[Monitor] Parliament -Ingrid Turinawe Kamateneti, the Forum for Democratic Change national secretary for mobilisation has vowed to challenge the outcome of EALA elections in the East African Court of Justice.

[Monitor] Parliament -Ingrid Turinawe Kamateneti, the Forum for Democratic Change national secretary for mobilisation has vowed to challenge the outcome of EALA elections in the East African Court of Justice.

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Release Kanu Now, Soludo, Utomi, Igbo Leaders Tell Buhari

[Vanguard] A Pan Igbo group, Nzuko Umunna, led by former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Professor Charles Soludo yesterday, told President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately release the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nn…

[Vanguard] A Pan Igbo group, Nzuko Umunna, led by former Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Governor, Professor Charles Soludo yesterday, told President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately release the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, saying the federal government must obey court orders even when such orders appeared unpalatable.

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Donors Meeting in Oslo Pledge Aid to Crisis Hit Lake Chad Region

[Deutsche Welle] Donors at a one-day conference have pledged a third of the UN’s humanitarian appeal for the Lake Chad region. More than half of the region’s population are in need of humanitarian aid.

[Deutsche Welle] Donors at a one-day conference have pledged a third of the UN's humanitarian appeal for the Lake Chad region. More than half of the region's population are in need of humanitarian aid.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad