Afrobasket 2019: Zenith Bank hails D’Tigress on quarterfinal qualification/newsheadline247
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FIBA Afrobasket 2019: Zenith Bank hails D’Tigress on quarterfinal qualification

Zenith Bank Plc, the sole sponsor of the Nigerian Female Basketball League has hailed the Nigerian female basketball team, D’Tigress for their exploits at the ongoing FIBA Women’s Afrobasket 2019 in Dakar, Senegal. Speaking on the progress of the team to the quarterfinal stage of the competition, the Group Managing Director/ Chief Executive, Mr. Ebenezer Read more

Buhari reveals 3 ways to curb banditry in South-West Region/newsheadline247
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Buhari to CBN: Don’t give a cent to anybody to import food into the country

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for importation of food into the country. He disclosed this on Tuesday when he hosted the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors to Eid-el-Kabir lunch at his country home in Daura, Katsina State. The President explained that the directive was Read more

Moment of grief: Revered journalist Gbenga Davies is buried today – OGD, Amosun, Saraki, Fayemi others pay tribute/newsheadline247
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Moment of grief: Revered journalist Gbenga Davies is buried today – OGD, Amosun, Saraki, Fayemi others pay tribute

It will be an unforgettable day of grief as respected journalist of the people and three-time winner of the Ogun State Journalist of the Year Award, Gbenga Davies is set to be buried today, Wednesday, August 14, 2019, in Abeokuta, the state capital. Davies, who was a younger brother to Otunba Femi Davies, the Chief Read more

Zidane's second coming begins as judgement day for Real Madrid beckons/newsheadline247.com
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Zidane’s second coming begins as judgement day for Real Madrid beckons

Zinedine Zidane returned to save Real Madrid and the time has come for results. In a packed-out press conference under the Santiago Bernabeu in March, the club’s president Florentino Perez delivered the grandest of re-introductions. “We need to start working on a glorious new era,” said Perez. “That is why we welcome back Zinedine Zidane.” Read more

BBNaija: Khafi faces sack from UK Police over sex escapade with Gedoni/newsheadline247
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BBNaija: Khafi faces sack from UK Police over sex escapade with Gedoni

Khafi Kareem, the 29-year-old UK policewoman and housemate in the Big Brother Nigeria reality show is in double trouble with her superiors in the London Metropolitan Police and the New Scotland Yard headquarters. Reports from England indicate she is participating in the reality show without lawful permission, as her request was turned down when she Read more

Abiodun, Sanwo-Olu forging development ties along common borders /newsheadline247.com
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Abiodun, Sanwo-Olu forging development ties along common borders

Abiodun, Sanwo-Olu forging development ties along common borders by Femi Ogbonnikan by Femi Ogbonnikan The proximity of Ogun to Lagos State has always presented opportunities for the two sates to forge closer developmental ties. Ojodu/Berger (Lagos) – Akute and Isheri (Ifo Local Government Area in Ogun), Alakuko (Lagos) – Sango-Ota (Ogun), Mowe-Ibafo (Obafemi-Owode Local Government Read more

Eid El-Kabir: We all have to sacrifice for the good of Nigeria - Atiku
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Eid El-Kabir: We all have to sacrifice for the good of Nigeria – Atiku

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said this year’s Eid el-Kabir celebration should be a reminder for all to make sacrifices for the betterment of humanity. Atiku, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 general election, noted that everybody cannot sacrifice everything for Nigeria, but everyone can sacrifice something for the Read more