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Cagliari escape sanctions over Lukaku abuse

Romelu Lukaku: first Belgian to score 100 goals in English Premier League (Reuters/NAN) Serie A club Cagliari again escaped sanctions over alleged racist behaviour by their fans. This was after the league’s disciplinary tribunal decided on Tuesday not to take action over monkey noises aimed at Inter Milan’s Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku. The tribunal said …

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Iran’s Supreme Leader rejects talk with U.S.

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Tuesday, said that Iranian officials had unanimously ruled out talks with the U.S.A at any level. Khamenei was quoted by his official website as saying that“Through negotiations, the Americans are seeking to impose their demands on Iran and prove the effectiveness of maximum …

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Abuja-Kaduna rail travelers safe – NRC assures

Abuja-Kaduna rail service By Lucy Ogalue The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), says it has intensified efforts to ensure the safety of trains and passengers that travel via the Abuja-Kaduna Train Service(AKTS). Mr Paschal Nnorli, Manager, AKTS, NRC, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), on Tuesday in Abuja, said that the 1955 …

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Group lauds removal of VAT on cooking gas

  Group lauds removal of VAT on cooking gas By Solomon Asowata The Nigerian Association of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Marketers (NALPGAM), says the removal of Value Added Tax (VAT) on cooking gas by the Federal Government will deepen market penetration, boost the country’s economy and protect the environment. Mr Nosa Ogieva-Okunbor, President , NALPGAM, stated …

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UNGA: Nigeria to seek global support to combat terrorism

Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama By Lizzy Okoji Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI). Onyeama made this known on Tuesday in Abuja during a Pre-UNGA briefing with newsmen …

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Buhari dissolves Obono-Obla’s SPIP – News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

  Mr Okoi Obono-Obla President Muhammadu Buhari has formally dissolved the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) as currently constituted with Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla as Chairman. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has been directed to immediately take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the …

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Kenya to host inaugural Africa Food Show in 2020

Kenya to host inaugural Africa Food Show in 2020 Kenya will in 2020 host the inaugural Africa Food Show that will bring together policymakers, industry executives, farmers and consumers to learn about emerging trends in trade on agricultural commodities, organisers said on Tuesday. David Wang, the Chairman of MIE Groups, the event organiser, said this …

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Xenophobia: S/Africa finally allows Air Peace to evacuate 2nd batch of Nigerians

Air Peace flights By Fortune Abang South African authorities have granted landing permit to Air Peace Flight B777 to enable it to evacuate some 320 Nigerians escaping from xenophobia in that country, a Nigerian consular officer has confirmed. Nigeria’s Consul- General in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, made the confirmation in a telephone interview with News …

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ICPC seals NECAS headquarters, warehouse

ICPC Headquarters By Muhammad Adam The Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offence Commission (ICPC) has sealed up the national headquarters of North East Commodity Association (NECAS) in Yola over allegations of fraudulent activities. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the office was sealed on Monday night, while the National President of the …

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