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In line with his abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public schools, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released funds for the running of the schools for the 2019/2020 academic session and vowed to sack any school heads caught collecting fees and levies.

Rivers governor swears in new special advisers, permanent secretary

Gov. Nyesom Wike on Friday swore-in the Special Adviser on Real Madrid Academy, Christopher Green and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Lands, Mr Alozie Nwala in Port Harcourt.

Reps committee on maritime safety commends maritime academy rector for saving institution

House of Representatives Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration has commended the Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Commodore Emmanuel Effedua for turning round the fortunes of the academy within a short period.
Genevieve Nnaji in the Nigerian film “Lionheart.”(Netflix)

Oscars disqualify Nigerian film ‘Lion Heart’ over English dialogue

The Oscars Award Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s ‘Lionheart’ from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category.
Genevieve Nnaji in the Nigerian film “Lionheart.”(Netflix)

Genevieve Nnaji reacts as Oscar disqualifies ‘Lionheart’

The Oscar Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s “Lionheart” from the race in the Best International Feature Film category
Xavi Simons

‘Neymar syndrome’ blamed for former Barcelona prodigy wanting out of Paris

Xavi Simons is a highly rated 16-year-old midfielder who joined Paris Saint-Germain in July of 2019 from FC Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy per the club’s official website.
Manchester United strikers Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial should be looking at scoring 20 league goals at a minimum this season if the club is to challenge in the top four, according to pundit Stan Collymore.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Anthony Martial key to unlocking Marcus Rashford’s goal scoring touch

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has credited Anthony Martial with helping fellow forward, Marcus Rashford, to rediscover his goal-scoring form and confidence in recent matches.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike says that the Real Madrid Academy in Port Harcourt has already received over 1,500 applications for admission from across the country. 6

Governor Wike: We’ve received over 1,500 applications for admission into Real Madrid Academy

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike says that the Real Madrid Academy in Port Harcourt has already received over 1,500 applications for admission from across the country.
Barcelona are said to be fuming after missing out on Takefusa Kubo to bitter rivals Real Madrid. Getty

Takefusa Kubo reveals why he rejected Barcelona return

Real Madrid wonderkid Takefusa Kubo has explained why he chose to sign for Los Blancos rather than make a return to Barcelona.
Manchester United is delighted to announce that Mason Greenwood has signed a new contract, which will keep him at the club until June 2023, with the option to extend for a further year.

Mason Greenwood signs long term contract with Manchester United

Greenwood became United’s youngest ever starter in the Premier League era against Cardiff last season and has played an increased role under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this campaign.

Police Academy begins screening of 7th Regular Cadets October 24

The Kaduna State Police Command, said the Police Academy Wudil will begin the screening of candidates for the 7th Regular Course on Oct. 24.
The Austrian writer Peter Handke has for the first time addressed the controversy over his award of the Nobel prize for literature, saying he will “never again” talk to journalists after being confronted over his stance on the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s.

Nobel Committee member defends Peter Handke pick

A member of the committee which selects the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature defended Friday the controversial decision to give the award to Austrian author Peter Handke.
West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna says Alex Iwobi is one of the players the hammers must keep their eyes on if they are to leave Goodison park unhurt in Saturday’s Premier League clash.

West Ham’s Angelo Ogbonna wary of Alex Iwobi and other Everton forwards

West Ham defender Angelo Ogbonna says Alex Iwobi is one of the players the hammers must keep their eyes on if they are to leave Goodison park unhurt in Saturday’s Premier League clash.
Victor Moses

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard keen on recalling Victor Moses in January

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard is reportedly keen on recalling former Super Eagles winger Victor Moses from Fenerbahce in the January transfer window.
A statue of Alfred Nobel at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm. The Nobel Memorial economics prizewinner will be announced on Monday. Jonathan Nackstrand-AFP-Getty Images

Nobel season wraps up, Economics prize to be announced today

This year’s Nobel season has only honoured one woman — Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk in Literature — with just one prize left to be announced on Monday: the Economics Prize, which has only once gone to a woman in its 50 years of existence.
Austrian writer Peter Handke during the Estoril Film Festival in 2009. (Austrian writer Peter Handke during the Estoril Film Festival in 2009. Francisco Leong-AFP-Getty Images)

Olga Tokarczuk, Peter Handke win Nobel Prize in Literature

Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk on Thursday won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Literature, which was delayed over a sexual harassment scandal, while Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke took the 2019 award, the Swedish Academy said.
Tammy Abraham’s brace against Sheffield United in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw on Saturday means he becomes the first Englishman to score at least two goals in consecutive Premier League game for the Blues.

Real Madrid identify Tammy Abraham as Harry Kane alternative

Real Madrid have pinpointed Tammy Abraham as a cheaper option to Harry Kane ahead of the next summer transfer window.
The Commandant, Nigeria Defence Academy, Major General Adeniyi Oyebade, said on Thursday that the institution has recorded 85 successful research engagements that have added value to national security and development.

Commandant: NDA has recorded 85 successful researches

The Commandant, Nigeria Defence Academy, Major General Adeniyi Oyebade, said on Thursday that the institution has recorded 85 successful research engagements that have added value to national security and development.

Maritime academy still best in Nigeria – rector

The Rector, Maritime Academy of Nigeria (MAN), Commodore Emmanuel Effedua (retd), has revealed that despite the myriad of challenges facing the institution, it remains the best institution to train maritime personnel in Nigeria today.

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The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to reconstruct Ado township roads

Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, at the weekend said his administration would soon begin the reconstruction of Ado township roads many of which have become deplorable as a result of lack of maintenance in the last four years.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

APC: Governor Abiodun’s appeal court victory, true reflection of people’s wishes

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, has described the victory of the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, at the Appeal Court as a true reflection of the overwhelming wishes of Ogun people, freely expressed in the March 9 governorship election.

Anti-Ebola radio station closes down after broadcaster’s murder

A local radio station that has been involved in the fight against Ebola in eastern DR Congo said Monday it was closing down after one of its broadcasters was murdered.

Bayelsa guber: NGO preaches against violence, vote buying

Coalition for Development and Democracy in Bayelsa (CDDB), a Non-Governmental Organisation, has admonished political parties to refrain from violence or monetary inducement in the Nov. 16 governorship election in the state.

Aisha Buhari counsels parents on moral upbringing of children

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, has challenged parents to take charge of their families by ensuring good moral upbringing of children so as to minimise crime in the society.