Nigeria

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved replacements for heads of Federal Government agencies that were recently appointed as ministers. In a statement signed by the president’s Senior Special Assistance on Media,Mallam Garba Shehu and  made available to thebreakingtimes.com  says Sen. Basheer Garba Mohammed has been appointed Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced […] The post President Buhari Makes New Appointments appeared first on Breaking Times.

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Fugitive Taraba kidnap kingpin who caused the death of three IRT officers, Wadume has beenarrested. He was arrested earlier today and since been taken to force headquarters in Abuja. More details shortly… The post Kidnap Kingpin, Wadume Finally Captured appeared first on Breaking Times.

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By Sylvanus Ofekun Rabat,Morocco The Flying Eagles  of Nigeria on Tuesday defeated South Africa by 2-1  at the ongoing All Africa Games (AAG)  in the second group A match fixture at the Stade Hassan Moulay. The Nigeria under 2o team are one match away from clinching the semi finial ticket. The Paul Aigbon’s led team […] The post AAG 2019:Flying Eagles Defeats South Africa appeared first on Breaking Times.

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By Sylvanus Ofekun Notorious Singaporean match-fixer Wilson Raj Perumal claimed he fixed the Super Eagles’ 2010 World Cup qualifier against Kenya with officials from the Nigeria Football Federation led by the current General Secretary Muhammed Sanusi to help the Eagles qualify for the Mundial in South Africa. Sanusi who was then Head of  International Competition […] The post NFF General Secretary Sanusi Named in Match Fixing Scandal appeared first on Breaking Times.

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The Nigeria Football Federation NFF,says  its lawyers have started to review the decision against former Nigeria player and coach, Samson Siasia, by the FIFA Ethics Committee. The Ethics committee of the world football governing body on Friday announced that it had placed a life ban from all football-related activities on Siasia. The Acting President of […] The post NFF Reacts to Siasia’s Ban appeared first on Breaking Times.

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By Sylvanus Ofekun Rabat,Morocco The 2019 All African Games in Rabat Morocco was officially declared open on Monday at the Complexe Sportif Prince Moulay Abdallah stadium. Malabo, Equatorial Guinea was initially chosen to organise the 2019 African Games at the Second Ordinary Session of the Specialist Technical Committee on Youth, Culture and Sports, which was […] The post 2019 All African Games Declared Open appeared first on Breaking Times.

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Donald Trump has poked fun at his own suggestion of buying Greenland from Denmark, tweeting a doctored photo of Trump Tower looming over a small village in the Arctic territory. “I promise not to do this to Greenland!” the US president joked on Twitter. Mr Trump acknowledged on Sunday that he was “strategically” interested in […] The post Donald Trump mocks Denmark in Greenland hotel gag appeared first on Breaking Times.

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) on Sunday released the list of 15 winners of the crude oil lifting contracts 2019/2020 under the Direct Sale of Crude Oil and Direct Purchase of Petroleum Products (DSDP) arrangement. The publication of the list winners is coming shortly after the new Group Managing Director of the corporation, Mele […] The post RCCG pastor others licensed to lift crude [See FULL LIST] appeared first on Breaking Times.

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Facebook and Twitter announced Monday that they had disabled hundreds of accounts of related to a state-backed social media campaign that originated in mainland China, all of which looked to undermine protests in Hong Kong. Twitter said in a blog post that it had suspended 936 accounts that originated within China. In a similar blog […] The post Over 900 Chinese Social media accounts disabled over ‘deceptive tactics’ appeared first on Breaking Times.