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CAF Champions League: Rangers, Rivers United crash out

Rivers-United

Two Nigerian football teams over the weekend crashed out of this year’s CAF Champions League. Enugu Rangers International Football Club defeated Zamalek FC of Egypt by 2-1, but failed to achieve the target of advancing to the group stage, in the return leg clash of the competition, played at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu in Enugu State. The Nigerian side ...

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Africans absent at Africa trade meeting due to US visa denials

Donald Trump, US president

Each year, the University of Southern California brings delegations from Africa to meet with business leaders, government officials and others in the U.S. But this year, the African summit has no Africans. All were denied visas. Visa issues are not uncommon for people traveling from African nations. During her prior three summits, Mary Flowers saw a high percentage of her ...

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Akwa Ibom Attorney General fails to stop ICPC’s investigation

Governor Udom Emmanuel

Justice Festus Ntong of Akwa-Ibom State High Court sitting in Ikot Ekpene has declined an application to stop the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) or any other federal anti-corruption agency from investigating allegations of corruption involving the finances of the Government of Akwa Ibom State. The Akwa Ibom State Attorney General (AG), Mr. Uwemedimo Thomas Nwoko, ...

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Enemies of Man Utd abound – Mourinho

José-Mourinho

Self-styled Special One, José Mourinho, has lambasted Manchester United’s relentless schedule as the team will have to play three games in the space of seven days. With injuries ravaging his club, the Manchester United manager could not but say, “We have lots of enemies (fixture schedule). Normally the enemies should be Rostov but we have a lot of enemies. It’s ...

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UTME: JAMB clarifies position, says awaiting results candidates can apply

Dr-Fabian-Benjamin

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB) in Abuja on Thursday, March 16, 2017 said candidates awaiting results are eligible to register and sit for the Universities Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). A statement by the spokesman of JAMB, Dr. Fabian Benjamin, however, stressed that any candidate who fails to upload their results between May and August would not be confirmed ...

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Champagne party as Ahmad becomes new CAF president

Ahmad-Ahmad

Its champagne on the Island of Madagascar as their Football Association president, Ahmad Ahmad, has been elected president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF). The party stemmed from the defeat Ahmad handed down to Issa Hayatou, which ended his 29-year reign as CAF president. Ahmad polled 34 of the 54 votes casted in the election, which was held Thursday, March ...

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FUNAI lauds VC over commitment to vision

FUNAI-VC

Staffers of the Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI) in Ebonyi State have given a pass mark to the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof. Chinedum Nwajiuba, for his irrevocable commitment to the vision of the institution. This was made known during an interactive session recently held in the university to mark the one year anniversary of the Vice Chancellor, who ...

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JAMB offers Mock UTME for free, may not extend registration period

Prof.-Ishaq-Oloyede

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Monday, March 13 2017 said it would not extend the period of registration of candidates for its 2017 all Computer Based Test UTME. The board’s Registrar, Prof. Is-haq Oloyede, revealed this to newsmen on the sideline of a stakeholders’ meeting attended by owners of CBT centres nationwide. It was organised by JAMB ...

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JAMB announces date to begin sale of 2017 UTME forms

Dr-Fabian-Benjamin

The Joint Admission and Matriculations Board (JAMB) has said that it will begin the sale of the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination forms on March 20. Dr. Fabian Benjamin, JAMB’s Head of Public Relations, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday in Bwari, the Federal Capital Territory. Benjamin said the date was fixed ...

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Mourinho accuses ref Oliver over Chelsea loss

José-Mourinho

Manchester United manager, José Mourinho, has pointed the finger of blame at referee Michael Oliver, claiming the 32-year-old official had now cost his team four times this season, following the red card shown to Ander Herrera, during Monday night’s 1-0 FA Cup quarter-final defeat at Stamford Bridge. Thanks to Chelsea’s N’ Golo Kante’s 52nd minute bolt, which surprised De Gea ...

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