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December 14, 2017

Katsina United ace Timothy Danladi thrilled with Eagles debut

Timothy Danladi – Katsina United defender made CHAN Eagles debut against Plateau United Katsina United defender Timothy Danladi has told SCORENigeria he is excited to debut for the CHAN Eagles in a goalless draw with NPFL champions Plateau United. I was pleased to play my first match for the Super Eagles,”Danladi said. “It was an

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Minimum wage panel begins meetings today

The National Minimum Wage Negotiating Committee recently inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari will hold its inaugural meeting today. The panel is made up of representatives of the Federal and state governments, as well as the private sector. The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and their affiliates also have members in the committee.

Nigerian troops repel Boko Haram attack in Borno community

Troops of the Nigerian Army on Wednesday repelled a violet attack by the Boko Haram insurgents at Mainok community in Kaga Local Government area of Borno. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) learnt that the troops engaged the insurgents in gun battle at Mainok, about 73 kilometres drive from Maiduguri. Mainok is one of the

Invincibles: Manchester City win 15th straight game

Premier League leaders Manchester City extended their record-breaking run of consecutive top-flight wins to 15 with a stylish dismantling of bottom side Swansea City 4-0. David Silva elegantly flicked the fluent visitors in front from close range before Kevin de Bruyne’s whipped free-kick evaded several players on its way in. The procession continued after the

PDP has great set of national leaders – Metuh

A former National Publicity Secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh, has described the party’s newly-elected National Working Committee (NWC) as “one of the best set of national leaders the party has ever produced. Metuh said on Wednesday in Abuja that he was fully confident that the new NWC would lead the party to

I will not replace Osinbajo in 2019 – Tinubu

he National leader of the All Progressive Congress, (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has dismissed report that he was planning to become President Mohammodu Buhari’s running mate in 2019. Tinubu, in a statement issued by his media office, said it was a classic case of utterly and irredeemably-fake news. He said: “The attention of the Asiwaju

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White House aide resigns

Omarosa Newman, a former reality television star-turned political aide to U.S. President Donald Trump, has resigned from the White House to “pursue other opportunities,” Trump’s spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders, said on Wednesday. Newman served as an Assistant to the president and Director of Communications for the White House’s Office of Public Liaison. A former star of

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FIFA Sanction: NFF Sets Up 4-Man Committee

The Nigeria Football Federation ’s ( NFF )1st Vice President, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, has been named head of a 4-man panel to unravel the issues behind the slip that led to Nigeria forfeiting the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Algeria in Constantine on 10th November 2017.  The concluding match of Group B of

MFM FC get Bamako in CAF Champions League

Nigerian representatives, MFM FC, have been drawn to play Real Bamako of Mali at the preliminary round of the CAF Champions League. The country’s second representatives at the continental championship, Plateau United, were pitched against Cameroonian club, Eding Sport. The winner of the Plateau/Eding Sport clash will face African heavyweight, Etoile Sahel, in the first

FIFA sanctions against Nigeria big shame blasts Westerhof

Former Nigeria coach Clemens Westerhof has blasted the country over FIFA’s recent point deduction and fine for the Super Eagles playing an ineligible player during the inconsequential World Cup qualifier away to Algeria last month. Westerhof spoke from his country home in the Netherlands when Scorenigeria.com.ng called him up, saying it was a monumental shame

Two Nigerians Teachers Shortlisted For $1m Global Teacher Prize

Two Nigerian teachers have been nominated for the 2018 global teacher prize.   The prize, put together by Varkey Foundation, comes with a monetary award of $1 million. Ayodele Odeogbola teaches at Abeokuta Grammar School, Ogun state while Itodo Anthony works at Gateway Excel College Otukpa, Benue state. Both are among the 50 shortlisted teachers

Obaje heads back to FC Ifeanyiubah after hefty transfer fee tag

Godwin Obaje – FC Ifeanyiubah placed a 30 million Naira price tag on the striker who wants to quit the club Want-away striker Godwin Obaje will latest tomorrow rejoin FC Ifeanyiubah, officials have informed SCORENigeria Obaje featured for Federation Cup holders Akwa United in the Ahlan Pre-Season Tournament in Kano recently. But ‘The Anambra Warriors’

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