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Super Eagles down one step from latest FIFA ranking

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Despite their recent run of good form in international friendlies, the Super Eagles did not gain anything in the latest FIFA Ranking ranking. Rather, the three-time African champions dropped one step in the rankings released yesterday. Nigeria were forced to a 1-1 draw by third-ranked Brazil in an international friendly[…]

Liverpool set for Nike deal after winning New Balance case

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According to a report in The Athletic, Liverpool hopes to bank £60-£70 million in total per year from the Nike deal. Mr Justice Teare found that “the New Balance offer on marketing was less favourable to Liverpool FC than the Nike offer” as the company could not match Nike’s offer[…]

Nigeria to lift ban on aid groups in northeast soon

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United Nations humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock said Friday that Nigeria has promised to lift a ban on two international aid groups working in the restive northeast in the “next few days”. The army closed down the offices of Action Against Hunger (ACF) and Mercy Corps in northeast Nigeria in September,[…]

Naira appreciates to N306.95/$ at interbank market

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The local currency, naira appreciated against the dollar at the interbank segment of the foreign exchange market to N306.95 on Thursday from N307 against the dollar it opened this month. Our correspondent gathered that dollar suffered the marginal loss against the local currency towards the end of September amid the[…]

Budget: 85% VAT going to states, LGAs –Fashola

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The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that 85 per cent of the Value Added Tax to be raised in the 2020 budget will go back to the states and local governments areas to take care of salaries and infrastructure investment. According to him, the remaining 15[…]