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Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr is to drop some notable names from the current team.

The players will be converging for the 2019 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers against Seychelles.

The Super Eagles will take on Seychelles on the 7th of September and the German coach is expected to make his squad for the game known two weeks before the away tie in Victoria.

Nigeria will be looking to get their African Cup of Nations campaign back on track after losing their opening game 0-2 to South Africa.

Rohr will not call up some players who were part of his team at the World Cup, according to OwnGoal.

Players such as Elderson Echiejile, Odion Ighalo, Ogenyi Onazi and Daniel Akpeyi have been tipped to be dropped.

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr is to drop some notable names from the current team.

The players will be converging for the 2019 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers against Seychelles.

The Super Eagles will take on Seychelles on the 7th of September and the German coach is expected to make his squad for the game known two weeks before the away tie in Victoria.

Nigeria will be looking to get their African Cup of Nations campaign back on track after losing their opening game 0-2 to South Africa.

Rohr will not call up some players who were part of his team at the World Cup, according to OwnGoal.

Players such as Elderson Echiejile, Odion Ighalo, Ogenyi Onazi and Daniel Akpeyi have been tipped to be dropped.

The sports outlet quoted a source close to the German coach as saying, “I think some players who went to the World Cup without making an appreciable impact won’t be in the team.

“Particularly the likes of Echiejile, Akpeyi, Ighalo and Onazi. We’ll know more when the list is released two weeks to the game.”

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National Assembly Postpones Resumption, New Date Announced

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The National Assembly will not be resuming from its recess on September 25, 2018, as earlier fixed.

The cancellation of the resumption of the Senate and House of Representatives was contained in a statement by the Clerk to the National Assembly, M.A. Sani-Omolori, on Sunday.

The new resumption date was put as October 9, 2018.

Sani-Omolori said: “This is to inform all Distinguished Senators and Honourable Members that resumption of plenary session earlier scheduled for Tuesday, 25th September has been postponed to Tuesday 9th October due to the activities of the primaries of the political parties.

“All Distinguished Senators and Honourable members are expected to resume the plenary session by 10 am on the 9th of October, please.”

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Polaris Bank Takes Over Skye Bank, CBN Assures Depositors Of Cash Safety

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Following the withdrawal of the operating licence of Skye Bank Plc, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in consultation with the Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), has established a bridge bank known as Polaris Bank, to assume the assets and liabilities of the defunct bank.

CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, who disclosed this on Friday, said the strategy was for the Asset Management Company of Nigeria (AMCON) to capitalise the bridge bank and begin the process of sourcing investors to buy out AMCON.

“By this decision, the licence of the defunct Skye Bank is hereby revoked.

We wish to assure all depositors that under this arrangement, their deposits shall remain safe and that normal banking services shall continue in the new bank on Monday, 24th September 2018, to enable customers to transact their businesses seamlessly.

“Thus, all customers of Skye Bank shall be automatic customers of the new bank and their accounts and records duly purchased by Polaris Bank,” Emefiele explained.

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BREAKING: CBN Revokes Skye Bank’s Operational Licence

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The Central Bank of Nigeria has withdrawn the operating licence of Skye Bank, The Cable reports.

Umar Ibrahim, chairman of the Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), made this known to journalists on Friday.

More details will be provided shortly…

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