Bauchi, Nigeria Newswire

Bauchi, Nigeria Newswire

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  1. Fans say FC IfeanyiUbah, Wikki Tourists CAF Confederation Cup ouster unfortunateRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Football fans have said that the ouster of the country's representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup meant that they should go back to the drawing board and prepare better for future encounters. The country's flag bearers in the competition, FC IfeanyiUbah of Nnewi and Wikki Tourists of Bauchi crashed out of the tournament on Sunday.

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  2. CAF Confederation Cup first round line-up completedRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    A further seven teams secured passage into the first round of the CAF Confederation Cup as the competition's preliminary stage wrapped up on Sunday. Etoile du Congo and Rayon Sports of Rwanda completed comfortable aggregate victories over Racing Micomeseng and Way Salaam respectively, while South Africa's SuperSport United defeated Madagascar's Elgeco Plus 2-1 to win the tie by the same score on aggregate.

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  3. Yaw Preko fails to progress with Ifeanyi Ubah in Confederation Cup after penalty shootout defeatRead the original story

    Yesterday | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Ghanaian coach Yaw Preko saw his Nigerian side Ifeanyi Ubah crush out of the CAF Confederation Cup after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Egyptian side Al Masry. A further seven teams secured passage into the first round of the CAF Confederation Cup as the competition's preliminary stage wrapped up on Sunday.

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  4. Nigeria: Mixed Fortunes for Nigerian Clubs in African CompetitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    It was a tale of mix fortunes for Nigerian teams in CAF club competitions on Sunday as two of the country's flag bearers secured passage into the next round while two others were sent packing. Enugu Rangers and Rivers United, who are campaigning in the elite CAF Champions League, qualified for the next phase; albeit in different fashion.

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  5. Ifeanyi Ubah coach Yaw Preko complains about of tight Nigerian Premier League fixturesRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    FC Ifeanyi Ubah coach Yaw Preko has said the tight NPFL fixtures is affecting the clubs as they are already tired. All sides is the country's top flight have played four matches in ten days and Preko says the strains and physical demands are too much for the players to cope with.

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  6. Nigeria: Govt Yet to Decide How Much to Borrow From World BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | AllAfrica.com

    The Minister for Budget and National Planning, Chief Udoma Udo Udoma, disclosed this yesterday while fielding questions from State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting at which Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo presided. When asked how much would the country be asking for from the World Bank, Udoma said: "The figure will depend on the budget approved by the National Assembly."

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  7. Nigeria Travel WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Kansas City InfoZine

    All U.S. citizens should have evacuation plans that do not solely rely on U.S. government assistance. Due to the risk of kidnappings, robberies, and other armed attacks, U.S. citizens should also avoid all but essential travel to: Bayelsa, Delta, Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Plateau, Rivers, Sokoto, and Zamfara states.

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  8. Nigeria: Seven new Lassa fever cases reported in Edo, Ondo, Bauchi statesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 9 | Crofs Blogs

    Seven new cases of Lassa fever have been reported in three states namely: Edo, Ondo, and Bauchi, with four, two and one cases respectively in the weekly report collated by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control .

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  9. Nigerian senate wind up non-career ambassadorial nominees' screeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Vanguard

    In her address at the end of the two-day screening, Chairman of the committee, Sen. Monsurat Sunmonu, commended the members for their dedication and commitment. She assured that the committee would work on the report of the screening promptly and transmit it to the senate in plenary for confirmation.

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  10. Nigeria: Senate Screens 23 Ambassadorial NomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | AllAfrica.com

    Those screened are Goni Modu Zanna Bura , Yusuf Maitama Tuggar , Ahmed Ibeto , Kabiru Umar and Baba Madugu . Others are Baba Ahmad Jidda , Justice George Adesola Oguntade , Garba Gajam , Bala Mohammed Mairiga , Christopher Okere , Etubom Asuquo and Nurudeen Mohammed .

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  11. Nigeria: Works Minister Lists Top Federal Road Projects for 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | AllAfrica.com

    The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has explained how the federal government has prioritised highway projects across the country in order of economic importance. In the 2017 budget proposal, the Ministry has N564.2 billion for the three sectors, out of which works gets N311.5 billion.

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  12. Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari, waves after a meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | News 88.9 KNPR

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari asked the country's parliament to extend his leave from office for medical reasons on Sunday, despite the country's top officials continuing to maintain he is in good health. His administration released a statement saying he had written to the country's National Assembly, which includes a senate and house of representatives, similar to the United States.

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  13. Health Rumors Swirl As Nigerian President Asks For Extended LeaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | National Public Radio

    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari asked the country's parliament to extend his leave from office for medical reasons on Sunday, despite the country's top officials continuing to maintain he is in good health. His administration released a statement saying he had written to the country's National Assembly, which includes a senate and house of representatives, similar to the United States.

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  14. Abubakar-Njodi, a VC and worthy alumnusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 4 | Vanguard

    S ince his appointment over two years ago, this administrative colossus has embarked on projects that are not only visible but also beneficial to generations yet unborn. Known for his un-ending passion for excellence, Prof.

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  15. .com | Nigeria casts its first social safety netRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | News24

    Nearly two years after taking office, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is making good on an election vow to help the poor, deploying a welfare scheme that is gaining traction across Africa. From now until the end of the year, one million Nigerians will receive $16.4 a month in a bank account set up specifically to receive the assistance payments.

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  16. How states spent N37.367bn on pensions of 47 ex-govs, deputiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 22 | Vanguard

    By our reporters Former governors are bearing an exerting pressure on national development with pension payments and other entitlements draining billions of naira every year from development funds for the states. Over N37.367 billion was according to Vanguard findings expended on servicing 47 former governors from 21 of the nation's states in pension payments and provision of houses, staff and motor vehicles replaceable between three and four years.

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  17. Nigeria: Govt Releases N375 Million to Feed 700,000 Pupils in 5 StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 22 | AllAfrica.com

    The Federal Government said it had so far released over N375 million toward the implementation of its school feeding programme in five states, this year. Mr Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice-President, made this known in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

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  18. Nigeria: Presidency Explains Current Status of Social Investment ProgrammesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 22 | AllAfrica.com

    As the Buhari administration proceeds with the implementation of its Social Investment Programmes, the Federal Government has now released over N375 million this year to feed almost 700,000 primary school pupils in 5 states, while virtually all states of the federation, except two, are now being processed for the payment of N30,000 monthly stipends to 200,000 graduates, the N-Power beneficiaries. Giving a media update in Abuja on Sunday, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, said the Muhammadu Buhari Social Investment Programmes, SIP, are proceeding at different stages of implementation.

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  19. 21 states spend N37.4b on pension for 47 ex-govsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 | Vanguard

    Former governors are exerting pressure on the finances of state governments with pension payments and other entitlements draining billions of naira every year from developmental funds for the states. Over N37.367 billion was, according to Vanguard findings, expended on servicing 47 former governors from 21 sates in pension payments and provision of houses, staff and vehicles replaceable between three and four years.

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  20. Dangerous dance with the Supreme courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Vanguard

    AN Igbo proverb says that if a man knows a thing that will bring confusion and trouble let him refrain from doing it. The law profession is one where seniority is treated with the highest regard in appointments and practice.

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