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ABS players sweep, dominate Ogunjobi Gold Cup awards

ABS Ilorin FC trio of Samuel Oyedeji, Nasiru Toheeb and David Okoromi, dominated and emerged the Most Valuable player, goalkeeper of the tournament and highest goal scorer of the 2020 Ogunjobi Gold Cup respectively on Friday.
Katsina United FC board under the new chairman Prince Abdulssamad Badamasi have confirmed the appointment of Henry Makinwa as new Head Coach after the former Abia Warriors gaffer agreed to a one-year deal to succeed Abdullahi Usman Biffo who resigned a few months ago.

Henry Makinwa leaves Katsina United

Henry Makinwa has left his position as the head coach of Nigeria’s professional football league side Katsina United.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Nigerian government insists on virus protocols for restart of NPFL, other leagues

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has read out the riot acts to the Nigeria Football Federation and club owners – that no stadium would be opened for any football game without strict adherence to the sports protocols, even as there must be total implementation of the club licensing control before the new football season can resume.
Nigerian youngster Olakunle Olusegun has joined Boldklubben Fremad Amager, a Danish professional football club.

Flying Eagles star Olakunle Olusegun joins Danish club

Nigerian youngster Olakunle Olusegun has joined Boldklubben Fremad Amager, a Danish professional football club.

Gombe commissioner, others react to death of ex-NAN Boss

Alhaji Ibrahim Kwami, Gombe State Commissioner for Information has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing on of Malam Wada Maida, the former Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria.

Yemeni al-Qaeda execute dentist for ‘spying’

Al-Qaeda militants in war-torn Yemen executed a dentist accused of spying for the government and guiding US drone strikes targeting the Islamist extremists, a local official said on Sunday.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra sends more samples for coronavirus testing, sets up isolation centres

Governor Willie Obiano said that Anambra state had sent more samples for testing, even as six samples tested earlier were negative for the Coronavirus.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara courts central bank on anchor borrowers scheme

Kwara state government says its in talks with the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, over its Anchor Borrowers’ Scheme, ABS, stating that it hopes that the Apex bank could move its threshold borrowings for business in Kwara.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) chief, Tedros Ghebreyesus, on Monday arrived in Beijing for talks on the coronavirus outbreak, the WHO office in the Chinese capital confirmed.

Coronaviru: UN releases $15 million for vulnerable countries

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says UN has released 15 million dollars emergency funds to help vulnerable countries fight coronavirus (COVID-19)
Kabiru Dogo

Kabiru Dogo set to dump Sunshine Stars over ‘interference’

Sunshine Stars head coach Kabiru Dogo may dump the Akure club in the coming days, revealed a source close to the gaffer.
Golden Eaglets

Atlético, Manchester City, others chase Eaglets’ striker

Golden Eaglets’ striker Olakunle Olusegun is attracting interest from top European clubs ahead of the kick off of the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil.
Newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League side, Warrior Wolves, have completed the signing of defender Bright Esieme from Abia Comets.

Warri Wolves complete Bright Esieme signing from Abia Comets

Newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League side, Warrior Wolves, have completed the signing of defender Bright Esieme from Abia Comets.

Yomi Elijah returns to ABS as technical adviser

Speaking at the ceremony, the club’s Director of Football, Alloy Chukwuemeka, said he was delighted to have Elijah rejoin the Ilorin based club.
Katsina United FC board under the new chairman Prince Abdulssamad Badamasi have confirmed the appointment of Henry Makinwa as new Head Coach after the former Abia Warriors gaffer agreed to a one-year deal to succeed Abdullahi Usman Biffo who resigned a few months ago.

Katsina United FC appoint Henry Makinwa as head coach

Katsina United FC board under the new chairman Prince Abdulssamad Badamasi have confirmed the appointment of Henry Makinwa as new Head Coach after the former Abia Warriors gaffer agreed to a one-year deal to succeed Abdullahi Usman Biffo who resigned a few months ago.
Enyimba have suspended the duo of Stephen Chukwude and Ernest Governor for gross misconduct

Enyimba suspend Stephen Chukwude, Ernest Governor for gross misconduct

The reigning Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions also declared that the two players will not be paid their salaries all through the period they are under suspension.

NNL: Senator Saraki’s club goes on indefinite break

The management of Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) FC of Ilorin has approved an indefinite break for staff, players and technical crew of the club.
Kano Pillars narrowly missed out on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title but they held on to secure the second ticket for the Caf Champions League.

Kano Pillars urged to respect ABS in Federation Cup

Kano Pillars’ Nyima Nwagua has asserted that they must respect their Federation Cup Round of 32 foes, ABS who they face on Thursday at the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja.

Rivers United to face Akwa United as Federation Cup reaches Round of 32

Football fans will be presented with more than value for their money at any of the match venues they decide to go and watch in the Federation Cup Round of 32 with mouth-watering fixtures ready to be served to them on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.

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FILE PHOTO- Women wearing masks talk at a railway station amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Seoul, South Korea, November 30, 2020. REUTERS-Kim Hong-ji

South Korea weighs tougher curbs as coronavirus cases hit nine-month high

South Koreans were urged to cancel Christmas and New Year parties on Friday as daily coronavirus cases hit a nine-month high and the government considered imposing tighter social-distancing rules to halt a third wave of infections.
Cardinal George Pell will learn whether his appeal against child sex abuse convictions has been successful Tuesday when Australia’s High Court hands down its judgement.

Australian media trial over Cardinal Pell reporting to continue in January

An Australian court on Friday dismissed eight out of 87 contempt of court charges against media on their reporting of ex-Vatican treasurer George Pell’s 2018 conviction for child sex assault.
At the recently concluded U.S. Consulate General Lagos Documentary Film Festival, Konwiser Brothers’ documentary ‘Make It Work’ received laudation from STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) educators and innovators for its message of passion and determination.

Konwiser Brothers ignite passion for STEM in ‘Make It Work’

At the recently concluded U.S. Consulate General Lagos Documentary Film Festival, Konwiser Brothers’ documentary ‘Make It Work’ received laudation from STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) educators and innovators for its message of passion and determination.
Aftermath of wanton destruction of lives and properties during #EndSARS protests, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed that Lagos State required a minimum of N1 trillion to reconstruct the wilful extensive damage of properties across the metropolis.

House of Reps asks Police chief to investigate killing of Ondo monarch

The House of Representatives has mandated the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr. Mohammed Adamu, to order an aggressive investigation into this gruesome murder of the Olufon of Ifon in Ose Local Government Area of Ondo State, Oba Isreal Adegoke Adeusi, by unknown gunmen.
Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

No official data of persons living with disability – minister

The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.