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The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) held its meeting on Friday, January 15, in Yaounde, Cameroon. As a special guest of honour, FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, was in attendance during his maiden visit to Cameroon for the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN).
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has shifted the commencement date for the orientation programme for the next batch of corps members nationwide, saying camps would now be opened on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
Former CAF President Issa Hayatou was on Friday decorated Honorary President of the organization at a colorful ceremony in Yaounde in his native Cameroon.
The event with the theme, ‘Protecting The health Of The Nigerian Youth: Safe Reopening Of NYSC Orientation Camps’ also had in attendance the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu.
The event with the theme, ‘Protecting The health Of The Nigerian Youth: Safe Reopening Of NYSC Orientation Camps’ also had in attendance the Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim, as well as the Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu.
No fewer than 76,804 vulnerable households in Kebbi have received N1,056 billion from its Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Programme from 2016 till date, says Nigeria’s humanitarian affairs minister, Sadiya Umar-Farouq.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, said that the state government would tackle the challenges of youth restiveness and unemployment through sporting activities.
Current and former Speakers of various legislative houses in the south-western part of Nigeria have agreed to unite in support of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for 2023 presidency.
Team GB Chef de Mission Mark England said on Wednesday he was confident the Tokyo Olympics would go ahead this year but athletes could expect them to be very different due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vice Chancellors of some federal and state universities and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, were at daggers drawn yesterday over resumption of universities in the face of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
An American political scientist, Prof. Lara Brown, has predicted a breakup of the Republican Party on account of outgoing President Donald Trump’s actions.
Crystal Palace have expressed concern over winger Eberechi Eze’s attendance at an FA Cup match between his former club QPR and Fulham without a face mask last weekend.
A second Republican senator in the United States has called on Donald Trump to step down after some of the president’s supporters overran the Capitol building in Washington, DC this week in a deadly riot.
Bandits informants are responsible for the lingering security challenges in Zamfara, Emir of Maru in Zamfara, Alhaji Abubakar Maigari, said on Saturday in Gusau.
Trump’s decision to skip Biden’s swearing-in ceremony comes after weeks of his refusal to acknowledge that Biden had defeated him in the Nov. 3 election. Trump finally acknowledged his loss in a video on Thursday, saying that a new administration will take office in January.
Kano State councils of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Trade Union Congress (TUC) and Joint Negotiating Council (JNC), on Friday, said should the state government further deduct from the civil servants’ salary and pension, it would take “appropriate legal and/or industrial action to seek for redress”.
Members of Parliament of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) have served notice they will not attend the swearing-in ceremony of President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and his Vice, Alhaji Dr Mahamudu Bawumia.
The bloody chaos inside the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday came after the police force that protects the legislative complex was overrun by a mob of Trump supporters in what law enforcement officials called a catastrophic failure to prepare.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), on Saturday, said that 16 ships had berthed at the Lagos ports and were discharging petroleum products and food stuff, according to Shipping Position, an NPA publication.
The Order of The Knights of Saint Mulumba Nigeria (KSM) has condemned the stance of the Federal Government on the ‘Apologize or quit Sokoto’ threat issued to the Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Hassan Kukah, by the Muslim Solidarity Forum.
“Unfortunately there are five dead, then there are also five other residents in a serious condition and two care workers, a total of seven people in the hospital,” police told AFP.
Students piled bamboo canes and stationery in front of Thailand’s Ministry of Education and splashed crimson paint on it to protest corporal punishment, one of several protests that took place across the capital on Saturday.
Saudi Arabia expects to reopen its embassy in Doha in the coming days, the kingdom’s foreign minister has said, following an agreement last week that ended a three-year-old dispute between four Arab countries and Qatar.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a final trip to Europe a day after it was announced, citing the transition to a new administration as President Donald Trump’s term in office comes to a close.
Most Rev. Dr Ignatius Kaigama, Archbishop of Abuja Catholic Archdiocese, has condemned incessant kidnapping of catholic priests and other ministers of God, describing it as molestation of the church.
The insurgents attacked Pemi village in Chibok Local Government area of Borno last Saturday, destroyed several buildings, and abducted a cleric and another’s daughter.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has announced 1,270 new cases of COVID-19 bringing the total number of infections to 102,601.
National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has kicked against the decision of the Federal Government to shift the resumption date for schools.