2017 Hajj : FCT pilgrims board commences collection of deposit on Jan 16 – PRO

FCT Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board will commence registration and collection of deposit from intending pilgrims from the six Area Councils wishing to perform the 2017 hajj on Jan. 16. The Public Relations Officer of the board, Malam Lawal Aliyu made

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FG plans establishing Aviation University, says Minister

Sen. Hadi Sirika, Minister of State , Aviation, on Saturday said plans were underway to establish Aviation University to promote research, development and production of higher level management manpower for the industry. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that

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Arsenal extend FA Cup record, with Wenger still faultless

The Gunners have now gone 21 seasons since they last exited the competition at the third-round stage, with their manager never falling at that hurdle  No side has won the FA Cup on more occasions than Arsenal, with the Gunners

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‘It was a bit frustrating’ – Rashford delighted to end goal drought

The Manchester United forward was able to breathe a sigh of relief after finding the net for the first time in over three months against Reading Marcus Rashford was delighted to finally end his goal drought after scoring twice to help

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Oliseh Keen To Sign New Keeper For Fortuna Sittard

Second-tier Dutch club Fortuna Sittard’s Nigerian manager, Sunday Oliseh, is hoping to bring in a goalkeeper and a forward into his squad before the January transfer window closes, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Oliseh brought in his first January signing Emrah Bassan joined on a six months loan deal

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FA Cup: Musa Bags Brace, Ndidi Debuts As Leicester Stun Everton; Ighalo, Ikeme Win

Super Eagles forward Ahmed Musa was the hero for Leicester City as his brace secured a 2-1 comeback win against Everton at Goodison Park in the third round of the FA Cup on Saturday. New Nigerian signing Wilfred Ndidi made his

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Emir of Zuru tasks youths on self reliance

The Emir of Zuru in Kebbi State, Alhaji Sani Sami II, on Saturday urged youths in tertiary institutions to work hard, so that they could be self-employed after leaving school. Sami made the call in Zuru when the principal of

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Pastor Adeboye remains General Overseer Worldwide, says RCCG

Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye remains the General Overseer, Worldwide of The Redeemed Christian Church of God. A statement signed by Leke Adeboye, the clergyman’s last son and Personal Assistant said the clarification is coming on the heels of misrepresentation of

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Ghana’s new President Akufo-Addo to cut taxes

Ghana’s new President Nana Akufo-Addo pledged to cut taxes to boost the economy at his swearing in ceremony on Saturday, whilst also promising to protect the public purse by getting value for money on services. Akufo-Addo, 72, defeated incumbent John

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Explosion claims many lives in Syria

An explosion in the busy centre of a rebel-held town near Syria’s border with Turkey caused deaths and wounded dozens on Saturday, a monitor, local resident and rebel group said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said no fewer than

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