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    Nigeria ’s industrial value dropped by 41 per cent between 2012 and this year , the African Development Bank has said . The President , AfDB, Dr . Akinwumi Adesina, said this in a keynote address delivered at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Annual Meeting of the lender at the Busan Exhibition and Convention ...
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    UEFA Europa League champions, Atletico Madrid have defeated Nigeria 3-2 in a friendly match at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium. The Super Eagles took the lead through Kelechi Nwakali but Atletico quickly levelled through Angel Correa. Fernando Torres then came off the bench to head Atletico Madrid in front in the second half, but Usman ...
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    Goalkeeper Jan Oblak, Juanfran, Gabriel Arena and Fernando Torres are part of a 20-man Atletico Madrid squad that will face the Super Eagles B side in a friendly on Tuesday. Atletico Madrid Football Club announced the 20-man squad for the friendly match on their official Twitter handle on Monday. The game will take place at the Godswill ...
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    United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, called President Muhamadu Buhari and reaffirmed the longstanding relationship between America and Nigeria, the U.S Department of State said. The Spokesperson for the Department, Ms Heather Nauert, said Pompeo, during the call, also underscored Buhari’s visit to the U.S on April 30, and recognised Nigeria’s leadership in Africa. ...
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    Nigeria has moved five places up, now 47th in the world and sixth in Africa with 635 points in the April FIFA/Coca Cola rankings released on Thursday. In the previous rankings, Nigeria was on 52nd position with 609 points. Meanwhile, Tunisia is the highest ranked African team on 14th place with Senegal and DR Congo on 28 and ...
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      Professor Wole Soyinka was keynote speaker at the maiden annual lecture of the Ripples Centre for Data and Investigative Journalism held in Lagos on March 15. Topic: “Rebuilding Trust In a Divided Nigeria: Can Nigeria Be Fixed?” The Nobel Laureate did not disappoint. His presentation titled “From Miyetti to Haiti: Notes from a Solidarity ...
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      Ghana’s social media space has reacted to the speech by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari that he will help Ghana in its fight against corruption. Ghanaians and some Nigerians following the speech have taken to social media to question the rationale behind President Buhari’s offer of help for Ghana’s anti-corruption fight when he was yet ...
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    In an effort to better measure tourism growth and development in Africa, UNWTO signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation for the Strengthening of the National Tourism Statistical System of Nigeria and the Development of a Tourism Satellite Account. UNWTO is committed to developing tourism measurement for furthering knowledge of the sector, ...
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    The Super Eagles B will this afternoon, clash with Angola for a place in the 2018 African Nations Championship semi – finals in a potentially explosive tie at the Stade Ibn Batouta in Tangier on Sunday . Hosts Morocco defeated Namibia 2 -0 on Saturday to emerge as the first qualifiers for the last four ...
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      The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may be consumed by leadership and factionalisation crises which have blown open as many of its chieftains and top members, including sitting governors and serving federal lawmakers, have signed into the new third force, the Coalition for Nigeria, called for by former President Olusegun Obasanjo. This was as ...