Recalling Nigeria’s Historic World Cup Debut

[Premium Times] The Super Eagles of Nigeria made an unforgettable debut in the FIFA World Cup with characteristic swagger. In a sweeping 22nd minute move, fleet-footed Finidi George sped down the right wing and put a low cross that danger-man Rashidi Y…

[Premium Times] The Super Eagles of Nigeria made an unforgettable debut in the FIFA World Cup with characteristic swagger. In a sweeping 22nd minute move, fleet-footed Finidi George sped down the right wing and put a low cross that danger-man Rashidi Yekini tapped into the Bulgarian net for Nigeria's first-ever goal in World Cup history. Yekini ran into the goal, shook the net maniacally with upraised hands, uttering words nobody has thus far been able to decode. Yekini's celebration of that epochal goal was listed amongs

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Why Some Nigerians Are Turned Back At U.S. Airports – Envoy

[Premium Times] Hakeem Balogun, the Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington, says different reasons are responsible for the extreme vetting Nigerians face during entry into the US.

[Premium Times] Hakeem Balogun, the Chargé d'affaires of the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington, says different reasons are responsible for the extreme vetting Nigerians face during entry into the US.

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Fraudulent Oil Firm Is ‘Virtually Broke’ – State Oil Body

[Premium Times] Ontario Oil & Gas Limited, which was convicted for subsidy fraud, is yet to make a formal commitment to settle all its outstanding debts under a crude oil swap contract that existed between 2012 and 2014, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said on Sunday.

[Premium Times] Ontario Oil & Gas Limited, which was convicted for subsidy fraud, is yet to make a formal commitment to settle all its outstanding debts under a crude oil swap contract that existed between 2012 and 2014, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, said on Sunday.

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Why Some Nigerians Faced Extreme Vetting At U.S. Airports – Envoy

[Vanguard] Amb. Hakeem Balogun, the Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington, says different reasons are responsible for the extreme vetting Nigerians face during entry into the US.

[Vanguard] Amb. Hakeem Balogun, the Chargé d'affaires of the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington, says different reasons are responsible for the extreme vetting Nigerians face during entry into the US.

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Three-Storey Building Collapses in Anambra

[Premium Times] An uncompleted twin three-storey hotel at Nkwo-Eziudo market, along the Ogidi-Abatete road, Ogidi near Onitsha has collapsed with no case of death or injuries reported.

[Premium Times] An uncompleted twin three-storey hotel at Nkwo-Eziudo market, along the Ogidi-Abatete road, Ogidi near Onitsha has collapsed with no case of death or injuries reported.

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NCAA Fines Airline N9.5 Million for Violating Nigerian Airspace

[Guardian] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has imposed a fine of N9.5 million on a non-schedule airline for operating in the country without flight clearance.

[Guardian] The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has imposed a fine of N9.5 million on a non-schedule airline for operating in the country without flight clearance.

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Fresh Crisis in Ondo Assembly Over Alleged Refusal By Acting Speaker to Step Down

[Premium Times] The two factions of the Ondo State House of Assembly are gearing up for another round of conflict following the alleged refusal of the Acting Speaker, Malachi Coker, to step down to allow the house elect new officers.

[Premium Times] The two factions of the Ondo State House of Assembly are gearing up for another round of conflict following the alleged refusal of the Acting Speaker, Malachi Coker, to step down to allow the house elect new officers.

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Senate Investigates Alleged N4 Trillion Revenue Leakage in Customs

[Premium Times] The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, has commenced investigation into alleged N4 trillion revenue leakage in the Nigeria Customs Service between 2006 and 2016.

[Premium Times] The Senate Committee on Customs, Excise and Tariff, has commenced investigation into alleged N4 trillion revenue leakage in the Nigeria Customs Service between 2006 and 2016.

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Investments in Lekki Free Trade Zone Hit N100 Billion

[Premium Times] Investments into the Lekki Free Trade Zone, LFTZ, an emerging business hub in the Lagos axis of the State has risen to over N100 billion in the last 10 years.

[Premium Times] Investments into the Lekki Free Trade Zone, LFTZ, an emerging business hub in the Lagos axis of the State has risen to over N100 billion in the last 10 years.

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