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Mega party: Atiku, Tinubu, Makarfi's PDP target March 2017 date




Staff, (Punch) - It was gathered that the Ahmed Makarfi faction of the Peoples Democratic Party and aggrieved chieftains of the All Progressives Congress had intensified efforts aimed at forming the party since the result of the Ondo State election was released.

 

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Super Falcons beat Cameroon 1-0 to retain Africa Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) title




Staff, (Guardian) - Nigeria’s Super Falcons on Saturday in Yaounde won the 2016 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (AWCON) for the eighth time after beating hosts Cameroon 1-0 before a capacity 40,000 crowd.

I have destroyed my US 'Green Card' - Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka




Staff, (Punch) - Nobel prize-winning author Wole Soyinka said Thursday he has fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US residency green card and leave the country if Donald Trump won the presidential election.

Nigerian striker, Michael Uchebo's quest for greener pastures in Portugal ends in 'slavery'




Staff, (Punch) - The search for greener pastures has turned into a nightmare for Nigerian international Michael Uchebo, who currently has a contract with Portuguese top-flight club Boavista.

Alleged bribe: Justice Ofili-Ajumogobia sheds tears in court




Staff, (The Sun) - There was a mild drama at a Ikeja High Court, Lagos yesterday as Justice Hakeem Oshodi ordered Justice Rita Ofili-Ajumogobia to enter the dock to face charges of alleged bribe taking. She was arraigned alongside a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Godwin Obla by the EFCC. Ofili-Ajumogobia shed tears as she complied with the judge's order.

Nigerians to pay tax on international passports - FIRS




Staff, (The Sun) - The Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on Monday said soon, Nigerians might begin to show evidence of tax payment before obtaining their passports.

Rotimi Akeredolu is Ondo governor-elect (Released results)




Staff, (Punch) - Following the results of the Ondo Governorship election announced so far by theIndependent National Electoral Commission on Sunday, The Punch can report that Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu of the All Progressives Congress is the new governor-elect.

Naira weakens to 470 on fresh dollar scarcity




Oyetunji Abioye, (Punch) - The local currency had appreciated to around 450 after security agents carried out series of raids on Bureau De Change operators, who sold the greenback above the N400 stipulated by the Central Bank of Nigeria.

4 Days to Ondo election: Appeal Court confirms Jegede as PDP candidate




Staff, (Guardian) - Justice Ibrahim Saulaawa, who led two other Justices in a unanimous decision held that the Federal High Court erred in its October 14 ruling.Justice Okon Abang had in that ruling substituted Jegede's name with Jimoh Ibrahim as the governorship candidate of the party.