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Jose Mourinho believes his Tottenham Hotspur side must adapt quickly to the “new reality” of playing matches without any fans when they resume their Premier League campaign against Manchester United on June 19.

Jose Mourinho: Missing out on top six not the end of the world for...

Jose Mourinho claims that missing out on the top six “is not the end of the world” for Tottenham, with the Portuguese eager to open a “new world” of his own in north London.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Governor Buni-led APC caretaker committee promises true reconciliation

As part of measure to make progress on its mandate in reconciling all factions in the ruling All Progressives Congress, the Governor Mai Mala Buni-led committee has promised to embark on genuine reconciliation of all party leaders and members ahead of the planned convention.
The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, says restriction measures like social distancing, and wearing of face masks need to continue during the period of Ramadan, which is around the corner.

PTF: Only Primary 6, JSS3, SS3 to resume schools

The Coordinator of the Presidential Tasks Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, announced on Monday that only pupils in Primary 6 and students in JSS 3 and SS3 are allowed to resume school in preparation of their examinations.
French President Emmanuel Macron is due to set out his response to 150 recommendations from a citizens’ convention on climate change.

France’s Emmanuel Macron to decide on climate moves after Green city hall wins

The centrist president is expected to set out his first steps toward the “economic, green and social” recovery that he promised after the coronavirus epidemic.
The Judicial Commission of Inquiry set up by Governor Godwin Obaseki to investigate the construction of the Edo Specialist Hospital and supply of equipment has indicted former governor, Adams Oshiomhole.

Governor Obaseki: APC Appeal Committee a gathering of jesters

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has described the All Progressives Congress (APC) Primary Election Appeal Committee as a “gathering of jesters,” noting that they cannot uphold the verdict on a matter that was never appealed.

Man jailed five years for trafficking 18-year-old girl to Libya for prostitution

A 66-year-old man was on Thursday sentenced to five years imprisonment by a Federal High Court, Makurdi, Benue State, for trafficking an 18-year-old lady to Mali for forced labour and prostitution.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, in a statement on Saturday, added that large cache of arms and ammunition were also recovered during the operation.

Soldiers kill second most wanted kidnap kingpin in Benue, recovers weapons

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ), said soldiers on internal security operations in Benue state have killed the leader of a notorious kidnap group Terugwa Igbagwa aka Orjondu.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Ogun doctors begin three-day warning strike amid coronavirus

The Association of Resident Doctors at the Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Sagamu, Ogun State, says its members will commence a three-day warning strike on Monday.

Coronavirus: Renewed opportunity to rebuild Africa – African scholars

Some scholars have called on African governments to use the opportunity of the coronavirus crisis to develop models to improve the continent’s health sector, public policies and infrastructures in the service of its people.
“Re-starting matches ... is unrealistic. Tomorrow I will propose to extend the ban on all sports competitions, of all levels and types, to the whole of April,” Vincenzo Spadafora told daily la Repubblica in an interview.

Italian minister to propose extending sports ban to whole of April – paper

Italy’s sports minister said he will propose extending the ban on all competitions to the whole of April in an effort to contain the coronavirus.

Benue governor apologises to pensioners over failure to pay arrears

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue on Monday apologised to pensioners over government’s inability to pay pension and gratuities arrears.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC: PDP’s senseless protest a threat to democracy

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described the protest embarked upon by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as senseless and capable dragging the image of the country and the judiciary into public ridicule before the international community.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: PDP’s style of politicking a threat to democracy

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has described as “worrisome, indecorous and contemptuous” actions and remarks by the leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, saying they are a threat to Nigeria’s nascent democracy.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: President Buhari’s administration uncoordinated, ill equipped for governance

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the attack against it by the Presidency in defence of the All Progressives Congress (APC), was a confirmation that President Muhammadu Buhari had abandoned governance to engage in threnody for the APC.

Presidency: PDP has nothing to offer Nigerians anymore

Senior Special Assistant to the Pres­ident on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has criticised the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for lending its voice to alleged internal misunderstanding in the All Pro­gressives Congress (APC).
Burna Boy’s ‘Anybody’, and Rema’s ‘Iron Man’, have made former U.S. president, Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list.

Burna Boy, Rema make Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list

Burna Boy’s ‘Anybody’, and Rema’s ‘Iron Man’, have made former U.S. president, Barack Obama’s favourite music of 2019 list.
Diego Simeone dismissed talk of winning the La Liga title after Atletico Madrid preserved their 100 per cent record with a last-gasp comeback against Eibar.

Diego Simeone rubbishes reports of dressing room discord at Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone has dismissed reports suggesting he has lost the dressing room at Atletico Madrid, amid rumours he could be in line to succeed Unai Emery in the hot seat at Arsenal.
Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara

Ivory Coast president says he will run in 2020 election if former leaders run

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara said on Saturday he would run for a third term if his predecessors decided to compete in the 2020 election, a vote seen as a major test of stability for the country after two civil wars this century.

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC: Court dismisses charges, acquits ex-NMA chairman, others

Justice Efe Ikponwonba of Edo State High Court sitting in Benin City, yesterday, dismissed the charges brought against former Chairman, Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Edo State branch, Dr. Emmanuel Ighodaro, and two other executive members by the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC).
The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN,

AGF Malami: Inmates on death row may get life

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN), said on Tuesday that the Federal Government was planning a process of commuting the death penalty of condemned inmates with over 10 years on death row to life imprisonment.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police nab eight suspects for rape, sodomy in Kebbi

The Commissioner of Police in the state, Agunbiade Oluyemi-Lasore, made this known while briefing newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Tuesday.
The Chief of Staff to Kwara State government, Alh Adisa Logun, has passed on.

Kwara chief of staff Adisa Logun passes on

The Chief of Staff to Kwara State government, Alh Adisa Logun, has passed on.

Festus Keyamo: National Assembly trying to bypass me on planned 774,000 jobs

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has described the controversy surrounding the planned employment of 774,000 Nigerians as an attempt by the National Assembly to bypass him in the implementation of the project.