Buhari congratulates D’Tigress on FIBA Women’s AfroBasket victory/newsheadline247
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Buhari congratulates D’Tigress on FIBA Women’s AfroBasket victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated D’Tigress, the national female basketball team, for winning the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket 2019 championship in Dakar, Senegal. He also commended the victorious D’Tigress for an impressive outing in Dakar that saw the Nigerian ladies retaining the African title. The Nigerian ladies defeated their counterparts and host nation Senegal 60-55 to Read more

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Tribunal: INEC disclose why Atiku was not declared winner of presidential election [Details]

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed why Atiku Abubakar, the 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, was not declared the winner of the February 23 poll. The electoral body insisted in its final written address to the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja that it was satisfied that Atiku Read more

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Just In: Police seal off Lagos venue where Soyinka is to speak on democracy, insecurity

The police in Lagos State have sealed off the venue of a symposium where Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, and other speakers were to address the state of insecurity in Nigeria. The programme with theme: “Democracy, State Repression and the State of insecurity in Nigeria,” is organised by a group known as Coalition for Revolution (CORE). Read Read more

Basketball Brands SPORTS

Zenith Bank celebrates D’Tigress on back-to-back FIBA Afrobasket championship victory

Zenith Bank Plc, the sole sponsor of the Nigerian Female Basketball League has hailed the Nigerian female basketball team, D’Tigress, for emerging champions of the FIBA Women’s Afrobasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal, defeating the host nation 60-55 points in the final match to retain the coveted trophy. Speaking on the success of the team at Read more

Business News

Statoil v Abebe: Fadayomi Confirms Authenticity of Alleged Forged Document

The alleged forgery case instituted by an international oil company, Statoil Nigeria Limited, against the Chairman of Inducon Nigeria Limited, Dr. John Abebe, has taken a dramatic twist, with a former Attorney General of Lagos State, Mrs. Eniola Fadayomi, confirming the authenticity of the document Dr. Abebe was alleged to have forged. Dr. Abebe who Read more

Soyinka, Lolu Akinwunmi, Other Global Thought Leaders Set For Inaugural Advertising Week Africa in Johannesburg/newsheadline247
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Soyinka, Lolu Akinwunmi, Other Global Thought Leaders Set For Inaugural Advertising Week Africa in Johannesburg

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 19, 2019/ — Advertising Week Africa – the very first African edition of the world’s premier event for advertising, creative, entertainment, marketing, media and technology professionals – will be held in Johannesburg from Monday 28 to Thursday 31 October 2019 at 1FOX Precinct. Renowned Author and Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka Read more

Dabiri-Erewa condemns attack on Ekweremadu in Germany, says it’s an embarrassment to Nigeria/newsheadline247.com
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Attack on Ekweremadu deliberate – IPOB lists Obiano, Umahi, Ugwuanyi, others as next targets

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has disclosed why its members attacked former deputy senate president, Ike Ekeremadu, in Germany. Senator Ekweremadu, representing Enugu West Senatorial District, was attacked in Nuremberg, Germany where he was attending the New Yam Festival of Igbo community in that country. IPOB,in its reaction to the attack, said it has ordered its Read more

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UK, DSS receive petition to investigate Buhari’s Cambridge documents

The London Metropolitan Police Service and the Department of State Services, DSS have received petitions to investigate the documents said to have been obtained from Cambridge University and tendered by President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential election petition tribunal. TheCable in a report states that it obtained copies of the separate petitions dated August 14, 2019, and Read more