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Daily Archives: October 14, 2018

Ighalo has rewarded my faith in him – Rohr

Technical adviser of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, says Odion Ighalo has proved his critics wrong by scoring a hattrick in the team’s 4 – 0 whitewash of Libya at the Godswill Akpabio international stadium in Uyo on Saturday. The Franco-German trainer has faced massive crititisms from different sections of the football lovers in the country for sticking to play ... Read More »

Arunma Oteh canvasses support for Green Sukuk Financing Scheme

Green Sukuk financing scheme is promising for green projects, the Vice President and Treasurer of the World Bank, Arunma Oteh has said. Speaking at the International Monetary Fund-World Bank Annual Meetings in Indonesia, Oteh said the world is now focusing on projects that are based on sustainability. Oteh added: “If governments have full commitment to protect the environment, many international ... Read More »

Seaport gets new terminal

  After years of planning and preparation, construction of an entirely new terminal in the outer area of the Port of Gothenburg has started. The 220,000 square metre terminal, scheduled for completion around 2025, will be constructed using 350,000 cubic metres of dredge spoils from the river, the Göta Älv. The first phase of the project started with piling earlier this ... Read More »

One killed as APC, PDP supporters clash in Sokoto

A 22-year-old man died yesterday as supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and that of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) clashed at Gawon Nama area of Sokoto State. The deceased, who was identified as Imrana Ahmad Alkanchi, was said to have been hit by a stray bullet at the scene of the clash. It was alleged that some political ... Read More »

The Igbo eat their own

By Fredrick Nwabufo That the Igbo are in a political freeze is largely due to their own “sleight of hand”; that they are in disarray is because they never agree. And that they have not had any success in politics since 1999 is because they still think Nigeria is Egypt where they are slaves. That the late Odumegwu Ojukwu did ... Read More »

Corruption: Dasuki, Badeh, Daniel, Amosu, Yuguda, 45 others top 155-man travel ban list

A former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (rtd), 13 former governors and seven ex- ministers have been barred from travelling out of the country under Executive Order 6 (EO6) issued yesterday by President Muhammadu Buhari. The restriction followed the judicial affirmation of the constitutionality and legality of the Executive Order 6 (EO6). The watch-list and restriction were put in ... Read More »