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Report: Nigeria has least affordable internet in the world

A new global study on digital quality of life has ranked Nigeria as the country with the least affordable internet service in the world.
American golfing icon Tiger Woods has been taken to hospital with what reports called “multiple leg injuries” after his car somersaulted in a crash.

Tiger Woods ‘recovering’ after surgery following roll-over car crash

US golf legend Tiger Woods was recovering in a hospital Wednesday after surgery for serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash that law enforcement officials said he was lucky to survive.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a media briefing on Monday in Lagos, said centres were also built in collaboration with states and the private sector to isolate and treat cases of COVID-19.

Nigerian government set to roll out digital switch over in 31 states

With N9.4 billion paid to stakeholders, including service providers, approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC), and with 31 states to cover, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the federal government has no more excuses for not rapidly rolling out the Digital Switch Over (DSO).
West Brom boss Sam Allardyce says football needs a break after the Premier League returned its highest number of positive coronavirus results in a single round of tests this season.

​West Brom boss: We need eight clean sheets for survival

West Bromwich Albion boss Sam Allardyce believes clean sheets hold the key to their relegation prospects.
Aston Villa captain, Jack Grealish, has called on the Premier League to continue.

Aston Villa boss vows to take action over Jack Grealish injury leak

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has vowed to take action after news of Jack Grealish’s injury was leaked before Sunday’s game against Leicester.
Fulham’s Josh Maja scores his side’s second goal. Jason Cairnduff-AP

Josh Maja says Everton win great for Fulham

Josh Maja, who has been described as “fantastic” by the boss, has said a 2-0 win at Everton will boost the confidence of struggling Fulham as they fight to stay up in the Premier League.
Thiago Silva sets the standards at Chelsea, according to Joe Cole, who has lauded the Blues defender for his unbelievable contribution this season.

Thiago Silva reveals ‘nice surprise’ from Frank Lampard after Chelsea move

Thiago Silva says a “nice surprise” from Frank Lampard immediately assured him he made the right choice when joining Chelsea over the summer.
Atedo Peterside

ANAP, media to name, shame coronavirus regulations flouters

The Anap Foundation COVID-19 Think Tank is collaborating with media houses to name and shame influential people, who openly flout Covid-19 regulations and protocols.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said Saturday that at the end of the ongoing registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the party would have got one hundred million Nigerians as members of the ruling party.

Senate president: APC will dominate Nigeria’s political space beyond 2023

President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, on Saturday painted a brighter future for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying the party will continue to dominate Nigeria’s political space beyond the 2023 general election.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, said Saturday that at the end of the ongoing registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the party would have got one hundred million Nigerians as members of the ruling party.

APC membership registration: We targeting 100 million Nigerians – Senate president

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan said Saturday that at the end of the ongoing registration and revalidation exercise of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the party would have got one hundred million Nigerians as members of the ruling party.
Real Madrid head coach Zinedine Zidane insists that star defender Raphael Varane is non-transferable amid links with Manchester United.

Raphael Varane brace seals Real Madrid comeback

Real Madrid came from behind to claim a 2-1 victory over Huesca away. The Zinedine Zidane tutored side went into the game third, ten points behind Atletico Madrid and a point clear of fourth-placed Sevilla.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has continued to put the heat on drug traffickers with the latest arrest of a businessman at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

NDLEA nabs two with 3kg cocaine at Lagos, Abuja airports

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has continued to put the heat on drug traffickers with the latest arrest of a businessman at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

DPR: It’s practically impossible to steal crude oil offshore

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), yesterday, disclosed that majority of the crude oil theft recorded in the country’s petroleum industry occur in the inland terminals, noting that it is practically impossible to steal crude oil from the offshore terminals.
FILE PHOTO - Myanmar's Minister of Foreign Affairs Aung San Suu Kyi speaks during an event at the Asia Society Policy Institute in New York City, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS-Bria Webb-File Photo

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi urged people to oppose coup – statement

A verified Facebook account from Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party on Monday published a statement on behalf of detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi, saying that people should not accept a military coup and should protest.
Napoli boss Gennaro Gattuso has revealed his struggles with an auto-immune disease, while claiming that when I eventually die, I want to go where I lived, on a football pitch..

Gennaro Gattuso: I’m Napoli’s sacrificial lamb

Napoli coach, Gennaro Gattuso, has described himself as a man sacrificed on daily basis to get the best out of the Italian team.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday revalidated his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in his constituency in Daura, Katsina State.

President Buhari: Nigerian elites harassing us despite our performance

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday revalidated his membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in his constituency in Daura, Katsina State.
Gabriel Jesus had endured a nine game premier league goal drought but that ended Saturday when he grabbed the only goal to hand Manchester City their record 12th win a row

Gabriel Jesus seals the day for Manchester City

Gabriel Jesus had endured a nine game premier league goal drought but that ended Saturday when he grabbed the only goal to hand Manchester City their record 12th win a row
Ahmed Musa

West Brom boss confirms Ahmed Musa interest

West Bromwich Albion manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed the club’s interest in Ahmed Musa, who is a free agent.

Edin Dzeko set to leave Roma after falling out with manager

Roma are seeking a solution to move the 34-year-old former Manchester City forward on, and he has been linked with Juventus, but the issue they face is there is little over a week until the January transfer window closes.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Niger has commended the efforts of Mr Hamzat Adekunle with state code number NG-19C-1696, for conducting free diabetes tests for 65 persons in the camp.

Official: 13 corps members test positive to coronavirus at NYSC camp

Cross River State on Sunday recorded 20 cases of COVID-19 infection, the highest so far in the state.
Super Eagles forward Simeon Nwankwo scored his 9th league goal of the season for Crotone in their 2-1 defeat to Florentina, on Saturday.

Serie A: Simy Nwankwo continues good form for Crotone

Super Eagles forward Simeon Nwankwo scored his 9th league goal of the season for Crotone in their 2-1 defeat to Florentina, on Saturday.
Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has approved the deployment of modern technology in the security system to fight crimes in the State.

Abia governor: Cultism in schools to blame for drug abuse

Cultism in schools is to blame for drug abuse, according to Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, who called on the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to be proactive in combating substance abuse.

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Court orders Ekiti university to reinstate sacked workers

The National Industrial Court in Akure has ordered the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, to reinstate 85 non-teaching staff members sacked by the institution in December 2019.

INEC to hold Aba Reps by-election on March 27

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has fixed March 27, for the Aba North/South Federal Constituency by-election in Abia.
Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops foil Boko Haram attack, rescue passengers in Borno

Nigerian troops have foiled an attack from Boko Haram and ISWAP and rescued passengers along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in the Auno axis of Borno State.

SSANU, NASU suspends strike after three weeks

The Joint Action Committee, JAC, of non-teaching staff unions of universities has announced the suspension of its three weeks old strike with effect from midnight of February 26.
The Chairman- Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa, has urged Nigerians to take ownership of the renewed fight against the menace of drug abuse in the country.

NDLEA boss urges Nigerians to take ownership of war against drug abuse

The Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. General Mohamed Buba Marwa, has urged Nigerians to take ownership of the renewed fight against the menace of drug abuse in the country.

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Olisa Metuh warns EFCC to stop ‘blackmailing’ Supreme Court

Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisa Metuh, has cautioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to allow the apex court the liberty to adjudicate on matters before it rather than blackmailing it for ulterior motives.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted amnesty to 11 inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centres in the state to mark the beginning of 2021.

Ondo governor commissions molecular laboratory, 16.75km Akure-Idanre road

As part of his efforts to improve the testing capacity of the state on COVID-19, the Ondo State Governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, on Thursday commissioned a state-of-the-art molecular laboratory and Public Health Laboratory in Akure, the state capital.
This was made known by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Agriculture, Dr Andrew Kwasari, while addressing journalists on the move by the government to solve the protracted conflict over the competition of land, water, and pasture by herders and farmers.

Nigerian government maps out 30 grazing reserves for livestock transformation plan project implementation

As the conflict between herders and farmers continues to rage, the Federal Government has disclosed mapping out 30 grazing reserves for implementation of the National Livestock Transformation Plan, NLTP, as a lasting solution to the crisis.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

2020 Budget: Nigerian government records 89% capital release in December 2020

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says as at December 2020, Federal Government recorded 89 per cent release to Ministries Departments and Agencies (MDAs) for capital component of the 2020 budget.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this at a media briefing on Monday in Lagos, said centres were also built in collaboration with states and the private sector to isolate and treat cases of COVID-19.

Minister: Nigeria did not exit recession by accident

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says Nigeria did not exit the latest recession by accident, but with “hard work, foresight and deliberate planning by the government.”