NIGERIA NEWSPAPERS: TODAY’S THE PUNCH NEWSPAPER HEADLINES [27 JANUARY, 2018].

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Below are the headlines found on The Punch Online Newspaper for today, Saturday, 27 January, 2018.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Taraba State Government; Rivers State Government; Benue State Governor, Dr. Samuel Ortom, and civil rights groups on Friday berated the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, over his statement on the killings by suspected herdsmen in the country.
They said that the statement showed that the minister was insensitive to the plight of the victims of the violence carried out by suspected herdsmen.
 
For instance, Ortom took a swipe at the minister, describing him as one of the people misinforming President Muhammadu Buhari.
Dan-Ali, in an interview with State House correspondents, had identified the blockage of cattle routes across the country as the remote cause of the killings by herdsmen.
He also identified the implementation of anti-open grazing law in some states as the immediate cause of the killings.
The minister had said, “Whatever crisis that happens at any time, there are remote and immediate causes.  Look at this issue (killings in Benue and Taraba), what is the remote cause of the farmers’ crisis? Since the nation’s independence, we know there used to be a route whereby the cattle rearers take because they are all over the nation.
“If you go to Bayelsa or Ogun, you will see them. If those routes are blocked, what do you expect will happen?  These people are Nigerians. It is just like one going to block the shoreline; does that make sense to you? These are the remote causes of the crisis. But the immediate cause is the grazing law.”
Ortom, who spoke to journalists in Makurdi, condemned the minister for his advice to states to accommodate foreigners.

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He described the statement as ‘unfortunate’, adding that the minister should proceed and hand over his state to foreigners. Ortom added that he would not surrender his state to any foreigner.
He further explained that the minister’s statement was tantamount to granting immunity to herdsmen and their cattle.
 
The governor frowned on the manner by which the Federal Government was twisting the killings in the state through several statements credited to officials of the government.
He said, “I heard a statement credited to the Minister of Defense, saying the killings in Benue were as a result of the anti-open grazing law. I can’t see him saying that kind of thing. If he said so, I would have asked him what he has done about Fulani herdsmen going about with AK47s.
“I will not surrender my land to foreigners. You can go and do that in your own state. It’s sad that those who are supposed to be assisting the President have instead, turned round to misinform him, all for their selfish interests.
“As a state, we are ready to accommodate those who are genuine and come to our state legally, whether foreigners, to do business. But if you are in Benue, you must respect the laws of the land.
“I see the statement as an insult to the collective leadership and sensibility of the people of Nigeria, for a minister of defence to ask Nigerians to accommodate foreigners who illegally enter the country to cause problems.
“I am now beginning to see that they have given immunity that is the prerogative of President, Vice-President, governors and deputy governors to herdsmen, who kill and to their cattle. Cattle in Nigeria now have more immunity than humans. This is very unfortunate.
“Also, a few days ago, they said that those responsible for the killings in Benue were members of ISIS. All these are diversionary moves by the government.”
Ortom insisted that the anti-open grazing law had come to stay in the state, while advising the President to caution his cabinet members against making inflammatory statements.
Minister’s comments, surprising- Taraba govt
Also, the Taraba State government described the minister’s statement as unfortunate.
The Senior Special Assistant to Governor Darius Ishaku on Media and Publicity, Mr. Bala Dan-Abu, wondered why the Federal Government was justifying the killings going on in the country instead of finding a solution to the problem.
He stated, “State governments are constitutionally empowered to make laws for the good governance and peaceful coexistence in their states.

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“The killings were there before the laws came into being. The laws are part of the solution to end the killings. We are indeed surprised that the minister could say that.
“The Department of State Services, in its report, said the killings were done by Islamic State in West Africa and the minister is blaming the killings on blockage of cattle routes and anti-open grazing laws. So, who do we believe?”
Minister’s statement, insensitive – Rivers govt
Similarly, the Rivers State Governor, Chief  Nyesom Wike, said it was insensitive on the part of the minister to blame the blocking of grazing routes and the promulgation of anti-open grazing law for the killings by herdsmen.
Wike, who spoke through his Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr. Emma Okah, said, “So far, there is no indication that the state government is planning to create grazing routes or cattle colonies in the state. The statement by the minister only smacks of insensitivity on his (minister’s) part.
“Assuming that grazing routes were blocked, should killing become the next action? We are not in a jungle; we are a society of enlightened people. If there is a problem, people should come together and find a solution to it and not take up arms and kill innocent people.”
 Forget cattle routes, Tiv groups tells FG
President General of the Tiv Cultural and Social Association in Taraba State, Chief Goodman Dahida, challenged the Federal Government to stop theorising the killings but look inward to find a solution to the problem.
He advised the Federal Government to forget about cattle routes and grazing reserves, which he said were no longer feasible, but rather adopt ranching.
Dahida said, “Nigeria’s population in the 1950s and early 60s, when these so-called cattle reserves and routes were created, was barely 50 million. Today, we have over 200 million people in Nigeria.
“This idea of cattle routes will not work today. Whatever name they will want to use to justify the killings will not work. It is even good that Dan-Ali has come out to tell the world why the Fulani are killing us.
“Nigeria is not the country with the highest number of cows in the world, but we don’t hear of killings in other countries.”
Dan-Ali indirectly justifying herdsmen’s killings—Youth group
A civil society group, Youth Lead Nigeria Movement, also described Dan-Ali’s statements as insensitive, noting that he was indirectly justifying the killings.
The National Coordinator of the movement, Pelumi Olajengbesi, said on Friday that the government should address the problem and not worsen the crisis.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has granted bail to the immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, Saturday PUNCH has learnt.
Our correspondent was informed by senior officials at the EFCC that the former SGF’s passport was confiscated as a condition for his bail.
 
A senior EFCC official said, “Babachir Lawal, was granted bail on Friday night. He surrendered his passport to the commission and he was asked to return at a later day for more interrogation.”
The anti-graft agency had arrested Lawal on Wednesday, less than three months after he was sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari for allegedly awarding contracts to his firm and his cronies.
In 2016, he allegedly awarded a N223m consultancy contract for the removal of invasive plant species in Komadugu, Yobe Water Channels to his firm, Rholavision Engineering Limited.
The EFCC is probing Lawal for allegedly contravening the provision of Part 1 of the Fifth Schedule of the 1999 Constitution (As amended); the Public Procurement Act 2007 and breach the Oaths of Office as Secretary to the Government of the Federation.
Two separate committees headed by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and the Senate Ad hoc Committee had last year recommended the prosecution of all those involved in the alleged contract scam in the Presidential Initiative in the North-East, headed by Lawal.
Apart from allegedly awarding a contract to his company, the former SGF also reportedly received kickbacks from the Presidential Initiative on the North East’s contractors, according to a Senate report.
Between March 29, 2016, and April 20, 2016, Josmon Technologies Limited allegedly transferred N317m to Rholavision after receiving two “grass-cutting” contracts worth N530.6m for the removal of invasive plant species in Yobe State, according to the Senate report.
The Senate report further stated that on August 8, 2016, JMT Global Technologies Ltd transferred N30m from its Zenith Bank account 114357188 to Rholavision shortly after getting eight contracts for rehabilitation and renovation in Adamawa” State for the sum of N199.4m.

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Also, Barde Brothers Multi-Services Limited which was also awarded seven contracts to renovate classrooms in Adamawa State for N145m allegedly transferred N71m to Lawal’s company’s account on October 10, 2016, and another N13m between July 7, 2016, and September 9, 2016, to his private account.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed eight bills earlier passed by the National Assembly into law.
The brief signing ceremony was held inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, briefed State House Correspondents after the President signed the bills into law.
 
Prominent among the bills signed into law is the Legislative Houses (Power and Privileges), Act 2018.
The Act grants members of the legislative houses in the National Assembly and state Houses of Assembly immunity from litigation for actions taken in plenary or committee proceedings.
According to Enang, the law is meant to strengthen the power of the legislators to carry out their legislative functions.
The powers include powers to summon any person to appear before her, give evidence, including the power of an officer of the legislative House to arrest any person who commits an offence against the Act.
Another bill signed into law was the National Institute of Legislative Studies (Amendment) Act, 2018.
The Act, establishing the institute, widens her powers to include powers to provide training courses and award degrees on democracy, party politics, the electoral process, legislative practice and procedures.
The President also assented to the National Senior Citizens Centre Act, 2018.

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The Act establishes the National Senior Citizens Centre in the country to cater for the needs of senior citizens.
 
Others are Avoidance of Double Taxation Agreement between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Kingdom of Spain (Domestication and Enforcement ) Act, 2018; Rail Loan (International Bank) (Repeal) Act, 2018; Chartered Institute of Project Managers of Nigeria (Establishment) Act, 2018; Chartered Institute of Local Government and Public Administration Act, 2018 and Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service (Establishment), Act, 2018.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
The Christian Association of Nigeria on Friday accused leaders of the Jama’atu Nasril Islam of endorsing the killings by herdsmen across the country.
CAN General Secretary, Revd.  Musa Asake, said this in reaction to JNI’s allegation that Christian leaders were promoting violence in Nigeria.
 
The JNI, headed by the Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, had earlier in a statement by its secretary, Khalid Aliyu, accused Christian leaders of fanning the embers of discord among Nigerians.
But Asake in a statement in Abuja berated Aliyu for ignoring CAN’s position on the ongoing killings in some states of the federation.
He said, “Instead of facing reality and admitting its ungodly complicity with the Fulani terrorists, the JNI leadership at its press conference held in Kaduna on January 21, 2018, embarked on character assassination, acrimony, vulgar abuse in its futile attempt to justify its ungodly, unpatriotic and wicked support for the murderous Fulani herdsmen who are also enjoying the complicity of the security agencies,  whose headships are occupied by the JNI’s cronies at the expense of the unity and progress of our dear country.”
The CAN scribe stated that the rampaging herdsmen were enjoying tacit encouragement from the JNI leadership, “the way and manner they did for the Boko Haram terrorists when they began thinking they were spreading Islam in the country.”
The Christian body observed that at no time did the JNI publicly condemn the criminal activities of the Fulani herdsmen since they began killing innocent Nigerians.
It added, “It is an open secret that the criminal activities of their boys have gone to the extreme because of the tacit encouragement they are getting from the leadership of the JNI.”
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
The Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education has called for a grassroots alternative to what it described as the “misrule” by the All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Democratic Party.

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It queried former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s motive for his letter in which he asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to contest for the second term in office.
 
In the letter, Obasanjo had accused Buhari of nepotism, clannishness and lopsided appointments, while also slamming him for failing to revive the economy.
But CHRICED, in a statement by its Executive Director, Dr. Ibrahim Zikirullahi, on Friday, in Abuja noted that Obasanjo may, “like many other entrenched elite, succeed in using the miseries of the citizens for their own self-serving ends.”
It said, “While it is true that there is an urgent need for a veritable alternative to the current rudderless and sinking APC/PDP captaincy, it is our firm belief that it is the Nigerian people who should take collective ownership of that important process of taking Nigerians back from the political vagabonds.
“It is the Nigerian people who have borne the brunt of the PDP/APC misrule since 1999 that should galvanise themselves to create a grassroots-led alternative to bring Nigeria out of the doldrums.”
CHRICED stated that it was not deceived by “the former President’s attempt to use the collective misery of the Nigerian people to serve as the launch pad for his unending political schemes.”
Meanwhile, the National Coordinator of the movement, Pelumi Olajengbesi, told journalists in Abuja on Friday that the organisation was already mobilising youths across the federation to deliver the nation from the stranglehold of a cabal as canvassed by former President Obasanjo.
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Jesusegun Alagbe The Independent National Electoral Commission, Lagos State chapter, has debunked the information flying around in the state that voters registration would end on January 31, 2018. In a statement on Friday by the Head of Publicity, INEC, Lagos State, Mr. Femi Akinbiyi, he said that the exercise would only be suspended 60 days [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Olaleye Aluko, Abuja The International Committee of the Red Cross has said more than 130,000 people from Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa and Kaduna states have been displaced by the continued clashes between farmers and herdsmen. The ICRC, an international aids agency, disclosed this on Friday in its report titled, Facts and Figures 2017 which was obtained [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Jesusegun Alagbe In a bid to ascertain the health fitness of future Nigerian presidents, the Nigerian Medical Association and the Commonwealth Medical Association have said presidential candidates should henceforth be made to undergo compulsory health tests before elections. This, they said, would help reveal the health status of presidential aspirants starting from next years elections. [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja The Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday dismissed an application for an order compelling the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, to produce the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, whom his family and lawyers had declared missing since September 2017. Delivering judgment on the application [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Friday Olokor, Jos A least three persons were killed while more than 20 houses were razed during a bloody clash between suspected Fulani herdsmen and natives of Miango in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. During one of the incidents, which happened on Thursday night, it was learnt that the suspected herdsmen laid an [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Peter Dada, akure Some militia youths in Ondo State, under the auspices of the Coalition of Militant Groups in Ondo State, have given oil companies operating in the state three days to leave unless the state government enrols their members in the amnesty programme meant for ex-militants. They spoke on Friday during their protest against [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Renowned lawyer and founder of the Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), has revealed why the Ekiti airport project failed. He said the much-expected airport project failed because the administration of a former governor of the state and Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, allegedly said that the [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Samuel Awoyinfa and Eric Dumo Two primary school teachers in Ogun State are currently battling for their lives at a government-owned hospital after suspected Fulani herdsmen attacked them on Thursday, inflicting deep machete cuts on them. The incident, which took place few metres to Atola Primary School in Ewekoro North Local Council Development Area, sent [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Globacom says it will draw attention to the negative side of the anonymity of the cyberspace where fraudsters hide to scam the unsuspecting members of the society through the new episode of its sponsored TV Drama Series, Professor Johnbull, sponsored. In a statement on Friday, Glo said the episode, titled Fake Accounts, dramatises how scammers [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
An oil company, Oando Plc, says it has identified infrastructure as crucial to achieving the sustainable development goal of ending extreme poverty and increasing shared prosperity in Africa. Quoting a recent World Bank study that the poor state of infrastructure in many parts of Africa reduces national economic growth by two per cent every year [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Jesusegun Alagbe The Ibadan School of Government and Public Policy has said there is a need to look into the trajectory of the economy and suggest policy frameworks that will ensure its growth. In a statement, the group said its first seminar in the year, which comes up later in the month, would focus on [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Eric Dumo with agency report The Supreme Court on Friday upheld the judgment of the Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna, which had earlier ordered the trial of a former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shema, over allegations of N11bn fraud. Shema, who was governor of the state between 2007 and 2011, is standing trial [] 

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Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Armstong Bakam, Bauchi The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested no fewer than 33 suspects for various crimes, including kidnapping, armed robbery, murder and rape. The suspects were arrested during the recent raids in different parts of the city. The Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Kamal Abubakar, disclosed this while parading the suspects [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Justin Tyopuusu, Jalingo An officer of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps on Thursday night shot and killed a 20-year-old man, David Yusuda, in Jalingo, Taraba State capital. An eyewitness told Saturday PUNCH that the culprit, who is the driver of the Commandant of the NSCDC in the state, was in the habit of [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Success Nwogu, Ilorin A group, Zealous Kwara Youths, has urged the Senate to avoid confirming a nominee from the state, Dr. Uthman Ajidagba, as a Resident Electoral Commissioner. The group, in letters signed by its Chairman and Secretary, Mr. John Adegboye and Mr. Ahmed Akorede respectively, also petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari; and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
John Charles, Makurdi Commissioner of Police in Benue State, Fatai Owoseni, on Friday, confirmed the killing of two Mobile Policemen by members of a suspected militia group. Owoseni, who recently assumed duties in Benue, disclosed that the suspected militia group carried out the attack at a village in Ukum Local Government Area. He alleged that [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The Oyo State Government and labour leaders in the state met on Friday to discuss how the issues that led to the three-day strike embarked upon by workers in the state could be resolved. The joint section of the State Executive Councils of the Nigerian Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress and the [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Okechukwu Nnodim, Abuja In less than 24 hours after a chartered aircraft lost its tyres and landing gear at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, another plane, a commercial aircraft belonging to Dana Air, used its left wing to hit a fence at the facility on Friday. It was gathered that Dana flight, with registration [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Russias foreign ministry on Friday condemned the United States new sanctions against Moscow, calling them absurd and reserving the right to a response. This absurd sanctions campaign has not succeeded and will not lead to any results, the ministry said in a statement, adding that if the American authorities prefer to break economic ties with [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
A statement credited to a member of the House of Representatives representing the Dukku/Nafada Constituency in Gombe State, Aishatu Dukku, that God created the Fulani herdsmen to value cows’ lives more than human lives has continued to generate backlash, writes JESUSEGUN ALAGBE Twenty-seven days after suspected Fulani herdsmen struck in five communities in the Guma [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said it was disgraceful that no Nigerian refinery could perform up to 50 per cent of their installed capacities. He said during his first coming as a military Head of State, all the nation’s refineries were working. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Rasheed Bisiriyu and Femi Asu Lekki Concession Company Limited has announced that it will increase the toll tariffs being charged at the Admiralty Circle Toll Plaza on the Lekki-Epe Expressway and the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge Toll Plaza with effect from Thursday, February 1, 2018. The LCC said in a statement on Friday that the upward [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Okechukwu Nnodim and Eric Dumo The country may be on the verge of a food crisis as a result of the incessant attacks on farmers and the destruction of farmlands by herdsmen, as farmers have started fleeing their farmlands. It was gathered that farmers were now fleeing their farmlands, while some others now go to [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi Med-View Airline has alleged a sabotage of its operations in Europe, following a cancellation of its London service from Lagos on Friday. In a statement signed by its Executive Director, Business Development and Commercial, Isiaq Na-Allah, the airline stated, ‘We wish to inform our numerous passengers who were scheduled to travel on our [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government has said it will continue to support and empower farmers in the state to boost food production and availability. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Food Security, Sanni Okanlanwon, stated this during his official visit to the Lagos Agric Input and Supply Authority headquarters in the Ojo area [] 

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Sat, 27 Jan 2018
The Ogun State Area Command of the Nigeria Customs Service says it has intercepted 276 kegs of smuggled petrol and 13 used cars within the last one week. The Area Controller of the command, Sani Madugu, told journalists at the Idiroko border office of the NCS on Friday that the command also seized 383 bags [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Twenty hectares of cassava and rice plantations owned by Lehin Investment Farms, have allegedly been burnt by a herdsman previously employed as a security guard by the company. The consultant of the company, Mr. Daramola Josiah, said the suspect, Hammed Gaa-Alakuko, was employed alongside two other herdsmen to help prevent the destruction of their farm [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Passersby saved the life of a security guard working at East Gate Hotel, Owerri, Imo State, Chizorom Anayo, when he was shot by a member of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, on Tuesday. Our correspondent learnt that the 43-year-old guard, who hails from the Ohaji/Egbema Local Government Area of the state, was allegedly [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
An Ebute-Metta Chief Magistrates Court, Lagos has remanded two suspected cult members, Sikiru Ajibade and Gafar Isah, in Kirikiri Prison for allegedly smashing the head of a teenager, Charles Igbinovia, killing him in the process. Ajibade, aka Farakin, 34, and Isah, aka Eti, 25, who allegedly belong to the O-Strong and Ijikenji confraternities, were charged [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
The wife of an employee of Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria, who was kidnapped by gunmen, said she decided to follow her abductors when they threatened to shoot her and her daughters. Forty-six-year-old Mrs. Adeola Dawodu, who spent five days in the kidnappers den, was rescued on Thursday by a team of soldiers and [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
A septuagenarian, Joseph Adetunji, is now facing charges of conspiracy and assault before an Ojo Magistrates Court, Lagos, for spraying his son in the face with acid. Adetunji, 78, was arraigned on Friday alongside his son-in-law, Abayomi Balogun, 60, nearly three years after the incident took place. According to the prosecutor, Uche Simeon, the accused [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Bayelsa State Command, says its operatives have arrested 324 persons in connection with abuse and trafficking of illicit drugs in the state between January and December 2017. The NDLEA also said the agency recorded a seizure of 253.237kg of different types of illicit drugs within the period. The Principal [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
The last time popular actor turned filmmaker, Elvis Chucks, featured in a movie was about seven years ago. Recently, Saturday Beats caught up with the filmmaker at the set of Royal Castle (Season Three) and he explained why he took a break from acting. I started out as an actor but I delved into movie [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Some weeks ago, rumour had it that popular singer, 9ice, was expecting his fifth child from another baby mama. When the news was circulated online, many online commentators began to call him Father Abraham, which simply connotes a man with many children. In a WhatsApp chat with the singer, he denied the report but told [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
The Ministry of Youths and Sports, the Nigeria Football Federation, the Lagos State Government and other stakeholders in sports have mourned the death of former Chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission Deji Tinubu, who died on Thursday. Tinubu, who was recently appointed as the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Idris Adesina President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation Daniel Igali has said he is optimistic that Nigeria will excel at the forthcoming 2018 African Wrestling Championships in Port Harcourt. About 90 wrestlers in the cadet, junior and senior categories are expected to represent Nigeria at the tournament. The countrys wrestlers have been preparing in separate camps [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Roger Federer made it through to a record seventh Australian Open final when South Korean Chung Hyeon retired in the second set of their semi-final, BBC Sport reports. The Swiss led 6-1 5-2 when 21-year-old Chung was forced to call it quits, three games after being treated for a blister on his left foot. Defending [] 

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Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Idris Adesina Sports minister Solomon Dalung, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Sports, Obinna Ogba and President of the Nigeria Football Federation Amaju Pinnick have told the Super Eagles to beat Angola in their quarter-final clash at the 2018 African Nations Championship in Tangier, Morocco, on Sunday. Dalung, Ogba and Pinnick spoke during a visit [] 
Sat, 27 Jan 2018
Former Super Falcons coaches Eucharia Uche, Ismaila Mabo and Edwin Okon have reacted to the appointment of Swede Thomas Dennerby as the new coach of the womens senior national team. The Nigeria Football Federation on Thursday named former Sweden coach Dennerby as the coach of the womens national team. The eight-time African champions have been [] 

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