Former Manchester United star Anderson joins Turkish second-tier side

The 30-year-old, who won four Premier League titles and the Champions League at Old Trafford, has been playing in Brazil for the past three years Former Manchester United midfielder Anderson has returned to European football with Turkish second-tier side Adana Demirspor. The 30-year-old has spent the past three seasons playing in his native Brazil with Internacional, as well as a brief loan spell with Coritiba. Anderson made 105 appearances for the Red Devils over eight seasons at Old Trafford, following stints at Gremio and Porto, and played in four victorious…

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Rashford gets Man Utd’s No.10 shirt

Previously worn by Wayne Rooney and Zlatan Ibrahimovic, among others, the 20-year-old now sports one of the most coveted shirts in football Manchester United have confirmed that Marcus Rashford will wear the club’s iconic number 10 jersey when the new season begins. Rashford donned the famous shirt for the first time on Sunday evening, as United fell to a 1-0 defeat to Bayern Munich in their final match of pre-season. It was the striker’s first match since returning from post-World Cup holidays, the 20-year-old taking in 63 minutes of first-team…

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Community Shield: DSTV Apologize For Not Airing Chelsea Vs Manchester City

DSTV Nigeria has apologized for not airing the Community Shield game between Manchester City and Chelsea on Sunday. After the match, the cable TV network, took to their official Twitter handle, to pacify angry Nigerians who were left disappointed. Fans were left to scour streaming sites to catch a glimpse of the encounter, which is the traditional curtain raiser of the English football season. DSTV also used the opportunity to list the competitions they have rights to in the 2018/2019 season. “Dear esteemed subscribers, we don’t have rights to air…

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Threat to Senate: Hold FG, APC Responsible If Our Democracy Comes Near Harm – PDP

20,000 APC members defect to PDP in Nasarawa Stat

The People Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Nigerians and the international community to hold the All Progressives Congress (APC) and its Federal Government responsible should our nation’s democracy fall under any harm in the coming days. The party also warns that any attempt by anybody to forcefully take over the control of the National Assembly is a direct recipe for crisis and anarchy, as this will be directly resisted by Nigerians. This caution by the PDP comes against the backdrop of yet another plot by the APC and its agents…

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Ogun Boosts Investment  Drive With Investment Promotion Agency

The Ogun State Government has moved to boost it’s investment drive with the introduction of an investment promotion and facilitation agency, OgunInvest. Expected to replace the One-stop Shop Investment Centre (OSIC), the agency will promote and facilitate investment in the state. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Otunba Adedayo Adeneye, in a statement, said the transition is subsequent upon an Executive Order of Governor Ibikunle Amosun. According to him, “the objective is to further develop and improve the investment climate of the state. The investment promotion and facilitation agency,…

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Work towards the redemption of Nigeria, Governor Wike tells the Church

Wike denies claim of hijacking PDP structure

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on the Church to rise up and work towards  the redemption of the country. Speaking during the 3rd Synod of the Anglican Diocese of Evo in  Port Harcourt on Sunday, Governor Wike urged the Church to intensify prayers for the salvation of Nigeria. Represented by his Chief of Staff, Engr Chukwuemeka Woke, the Rivers State Governor also said that the Anglican Church should take a decision for continuity in the state, following the outstanding developmental strides being enjoyed by Rivers people. He…

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Gambian First Lady in Nigeria, visits child and neonatal patients at Abuja Hospital 

In an effort to showcase the cordial relationship between her country and Nigeria, First Lady of The Gambia, Madame Fatoumatta Bah Barrow marked her birthday in Abuja with visits to educational and health institutions. Madame Barrow, had visited the Rochas Foundation School at Owerri, Imo state on Saturday 4th August, 2018, where she interacted with students, including those from the Gambia. At the Maitama District Hospital on Sunday, 5th August, 2018, Madame Barrow in company of wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, visited child and neonatal patients at…

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The Nigeria Rugby announce the appointment of South African Bronson Weir as head coach 

The Nigeria Rugby has announced the appointment of South African Bronson Weir as head coach of the senior Men’s Rugby National Team, the Black Stallions. This was announced on Thursday at a world press conference chaired by the rugby body’s president, Kelechukwu Mbagwu, following the re-admittance of Nigeria into the international scene by Rugby Africa. Bronson’s first assignment will be to lead the Black Stallions to the international friendly against Niger Republic in Niamey on the 11th of August. The friendly game is seen by many as symbolic because it will be the…

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Cross-River: CBN Flags Off Input Distribution to Farmers

Furtherance to its resolve to make agriculture regain an enviable position as a business venture rather than mere subsistence, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with Cross River State Government has formally flagged off the input distribution for 2018 wet season farming in Cross River state and environs. The CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, while performing the ceremony assured the over twelve thousand farmers already enrolled under the auspices of Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria (RIFAN), of continuous support with a view to repositioning agriculture both as business venture…

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NCS Redeploys 70 Comptroller of Customs

In order to rejig the operations of the Nigeria Customs Service to meet the challenges of fighting smuggling, revenue collection and trade facilitation, the Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ibrahim Ali (Rtd) has approved the redeployment of 70 Comptrollers of Customs. Among those affected are, Comptrollers, Abubakar Bashir who moves from Port-Harcourt II (Onne) to Apapa, Musa Jibrin from Apapa to Human Resources Development, Sa’idu Galadima moves from Information Communication Technology (ICT) to Port-Harcourt Area II (Onne), while Comptroller, Mohammed Aliyu of Seme Command swapped positions with Comptroller, Mohammed Garba…

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NAF Jet Bombs Boko Haram Meeting Venue 

The Air Task Force (ATF) of Operation LAFIYA DOLE, on 3 August 2018, conducted a successful attack on a Boko Haram Terrorists’ (BHTs) Hideout in DABAN MASARA in BORNO State. The surgical air strikes were conducted on the strength of credible intelligence which indicated that remnants of BHTs on the Lake Chad Islands were hiding out in settlements at the Southern part of the lake, including DABAN MASARA, and were amassing in some buildings for a meeting. An air interdiction mission was therefore planned and executed to destroy 2 out…

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Saraki Won’t Resign, Let Abu Ibrahim Do His Worst, Say Senators

The Senators representing Bauchi Central and Kwara South respectively, Isa Hama Misau and Rafiu Ibrahim have warned their counterpart from Katsina South, Abu Ibrahim and his fellow travellers in the All Progressives Congress (APC) not to foment any trouble when the Senate resumes on September 25, as the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki will never resign from the position. Misau and Ibrahim, in a statement jointly signed by them in reaction to an interview granted by the Katsina Senator to the Cable online newspaper, stated that Abu Ibrahim and…

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I’ll Devote 21 per cent of Budget to Education if Elected – Atiku

Abuja, Nigeria, 04 August, 2018: Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has vowed to devote 21 per cent of the Federal budget to education if elected President next year. The Waziri Adamawa said this in response to the feat by Apple Inc which became the first private company in the world to be worth $1trillion on Thursday, August 2, 2018. In an editorial opinion penned for publication in THISDAY newspapers, Atiku Abubakar, a businessman and avid educator, said that knowledge was the main raw material for the founding, development…

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