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NFF Unveils 2018 Budget

NFF Unveils 2018 Budget

The Nigeria Football Federation today gave an insight to its working capital for 2018. The football running body revealed that it’s “total budget for year 2018 activities is the sum of N6,382,500,310.00.” The figure, the NFF explains, in a release by its communications unit, is the combined sum of government subvention and sponsorship contract.  “The

Call For Application: 2017 Wole Soyinka Award For Investigative Journalism

    The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism is calling for applications for the 12th edition of Wole Soyinka Award for Investigative Reporting. Nigerian journalists or team of journalists, full or part-time, with stories published between 4th October 2016 and 3rd October 2017, can apply for opportunity.   This award seeks to honour journalism

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20 Students Receive Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship Award

In keeping with the wish of the late foremost  Nigerian lawyer, Gani Fawehinmi, 20 students from different higher institutions in the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria have been awarded N100,000 each to continue with their educational programmes. The students are the latest beneficiaries of the annual Gani Fawehinmi Scholarship award instituted by the popular Nigerian

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Buhari Warms Up for Second Term

Recently Aisha Alhassan, minister of women affairs in the cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari, stirred the hornets nest when she gleefully pronounced Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President as Nigeria’s president come 2019. Abubakar, a chieftain of the same party as the president ran for the ticket with Buhari ahead the 2015 election. Now the All

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Saraki Faults Governors and Military On IPOB

Senate president Bukola Saraki has said that the declarations made by the Southeast governors and the Nigerian Army on the Independent People of Biafra, IPOB contravene the Constitution of Nigeria. Saraki, a former governor said the two groups flouted the constitution with their pronouncements, insisting that he believed that should the decisions espoused in the

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Lagos Bans Motor Parks Along Ikorodu Road

eginning next week, interstate buses and vehicles with parking lots along Ikorodu road, Lagos will no longer be allowed to operate from them. They will instead operate from Ojodu Berger and Ojota Motor Parks. This was revealed by the Lagos State government through its commissioner for Information, Steve Ayorinde. The disclosure was made after Ayorinde

ACSPN Releases Annual Report

The Association of Communication Scholars & Professionals of Nigeria (ACSPN), has announced the release of its 2016 Financial Statement. A release by Professor Nosa Owens-Ibie, General Secretary, ACSPN & Dean, College of Social and Management Sciences (COSOMAS), Caleb University, said that the release follows that of “previous years – 2014 and 2015 financial statements, after