Tinubu, Jagaban vs Holyfield in Boxing Ring for Lagos at 50

[Vanguard] One of the events lined-up for the grand finale of Lagos at 50 is a novelty boxing match between former Governor of Lagos, 63-year-old Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu and 54-year-old former world heavyweight champion, Evander Holyfield holding at Eko A…

[Vanguard] One of the events lined-up for the grand finale of Lagos at 50 is a novelty boxing match between former Governor of Lagos, 63-year-old Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu and 54-year-old former world heavyweight champion, Evander Holyfield holding at Eko Atlantic today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Give Petroleum Industry Bill Accelerated Consideration, Neiti Tells Reps

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has called on the House of Representatives to give the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, PIGB, an accelerated consideration.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, has called on the House of Representatives to give the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, PIGB, an accelerated consideration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rangers, Sunshine Official, Supporter Banned

[Guardian] Following a review of incidences that occurred during and after Match Day 20 fixtures in Enugu and Akure, the home sides, Rangers International and Sunshine Stars have been sanctioned by the League Management Company (LMC) which said the sev…

[Guardian] Following a review of incidences that occurred during and after Match Day 20 fixtures in Enugu and Akure, the home sides, Rangers International and Sunshine Stars have been sanctioned by the League Management Company (LMC) which said the severe punishments are as a result of the two clubs being repeat offenders.

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War Against Corruption – Buhari’s Legacy in the Making

[Vanguard] Africans generally experiment democracy from a peculiar perspective. It’s rare to find in African leaders those who keep campaign promises and vows to the people when they are eventually entrusted with leadership.

[Vanguard] Africans generally experiment democracy from a peculiar perspective. It's rare to find in African leaders those who keep campaign promises and vows to the people when they are eventually entrusted with leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obaseki Congratulates Clark At 90

[Guardian] The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has joined many Nigerians to congratulate Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, as he clocks 90. In his congratulatory message, Obaseki described him as “a seasoned administrator, great politician, elder sta…

[Guardian] The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has joined many Nigerians to congratulate Ijaw leader, Chief Edwin Clark, as he clocks 90. In his congratulatory message, Obaseki described him as "a seasoned administrator, great politician, elder statesman, dynamic Ijaw leader, university proprietor and educationist, lawyer and advocate of the people, and a solid bridge builder across Nigeria". All of these, he pointed out, are avenues through which the leader has contributed to his people, the South south Region,

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Task Force in Crackdown on Cape Town Night Clubs

[News24Wire] Armed police officers, from various branches including the special task force and national investigating unit from Johannesburg, have clamped down on popular Long Street in the city centre, combing through clubs and effectively blocking of…

[News24Wire] Armed police officers, from various branches including the special task force and national investigating unit from Johannesburg, have clamped down on popular Long Street in the city centre, combing through clubs and effectively blocking off the area, in a crackdown on an intensifying underworld battle for control over the lucrative bouncer industry.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe’s Daughter Bona Gets Second Board Appointment in a Week – Report

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe’s only daughter Bona has just been named to the board of a new bank in her second high-profile appointment in a week, according to a report.

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe's only daughter Bona has just been named to the board of a new bank in her second high-profile appointment in a week, according to a report.

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