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“We’ll Not Return To School Because Of Insecurity” – Katsina Schoolboy Said Before Meeting Buhari

“We’ll Not Return To School Because Of Insecurity” – Katsina Schoolboy Said Before Meeting Buhari

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Hours before they were organised to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari  in Daura, his country home, some of the schoolboys abducted at the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara, Katsina State, have lamented the state of insecurity around their school. BIGPENNGR.COM reports that schoolboys who were released on Thursday, December 17 in Zamfara State and taken to Katsina State on Friday morning amidst tight security, were packaged to meet with President Buhari who has been on short vacation at his hometown. In a video that surfaced online, one of the abducted schoolboys, Abubakar Salisu, said a majority of the students are not willing to return to the school where they were kidnapped. He regretted that the location of the school made it difficult for security...
Belgium Division II Football Club Signs Nigerian-Born Ebobo Erijoh

Belgium Division II Football Club Signs Nigerian-Born Ebobo Erijoh

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  Nigerian-born Netherlands based footballer,  Prince Erijoh Ebobo Enahoro Jnr. has been signed into a Division II club side in Belgium. The one year renewable contract with KFC Turnhout perfected on 30th April, 2018. Ebobo, who hailed from Avaira in Isoko South Council area of Delta state has net over 18 goals for his former club this season. His new club, KFCT in a post on its Facebook page expressed delight for the top transfer with Junior Ebobo. The dynamic players, who is 25 years was a former player of Espenranza Pelt where he made 18 goals this season prior to the transfer. Ebobo, who resides in Tilburg, The Netherlands told BigPen Online in an electronics email that he started his professional football carrier in the academicals of NAC Breda in Divisi...
Ogbemudia Stadium Undergoing Massive Reconstruction

Ogbemudia Stadium Undergoing Massive Reconstruction

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  Edo State government has intensified work on the revamp of the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium to meet international standard as part of the overall reform of the sports sector in the state. According to the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, the walls are being reinforced with concrete pillars and all the roads and drainage system in the area hosting the stadium are undergoing reconstruction. “Edo people deserve a world class stadium. Our contribution to sports globally is common knowledge both in the number and quality of athletes Edo State has produced for the world stage. We also want to provide standard playing fields for our young ones whose turn it is to replicate the success stories of yesteryear,” Obaseki said. He maintained that “sports is a huge industry with...