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The Minister of State for Health, Dr Olorunibe Mamora.

Coronavirus: Nigeria denies abandoning nationals in China

The Federal Government has denied abandoning about 60 Nigerians living in Wuhan, China as coronavirus ravaged the city.
A protestor gestures as he takes part in a demonstration in Durban, South Africa, on May 30, 2019 during a Freedom March for Biafra held worldwide and organised by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to mark the anniversary of the unilateral declaration of independence in 1967 that sparked a brutal 30-month civil war in Nigeria. (Photo AFP)

IPOB: Only thriving industry in Nigeria is terrorism

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Monday, condemned in its entirety the alleged killings of innocent people in Delta State by Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, MACBAN, saying that the only thriving and booming industry in the present administration is terrorism industry by herdsmen.
Pep Guardiola fears Manchester City’s injury list could could prove their undoing this season.

John Mehrzad: Why Manchester City stars could walk away for nothing

Manchester City stars could reportedly walk away as free agents because the club have fundamentally breached their contracts.
Manchester City’s English midfielder Raheem Sterling celebrates scoring their second goal for 2-1 during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Bournemouth at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on December 1, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP) /

Real Madrid plot Raheem Sterling raid in wake of Manchester City’s UEFA ban

Real Madrid are thought to be eager to take advantage of Manchester City’s two-year ban from the Champions League by sealing a mega-money move for winger Raheem Sterling at the end of the season.

Premier League ‘highly likely’ to hand Manchester City a points deduction following Champions League...

Manchester City’s ban from European competition has dominated the headlines since UEFA announced their landmark decision on Friday night, though that could just be the start of the trouble in store for the reigning Premier League champions.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Bill on community policing scales second reading in Senate

Reintroduced again, with adjustments from the last version, the legislation seeks to shift from the traditional police system to a community-participatory policing, where citizens in their respective communities are brought closer to the police in the prevention, detection and resolving of crimes.
Ignace Sossou quoted on his Facebook and Twitter pages comments made by Benin’s public prosecutor Mario Metonou at a media event to discuss fake news on December 17.

Russia fines Twitter, Facebook for keeping data abroad

A Moscow court on Thursday fined social networking giants Twitter and Facebook for ignoring a Russian law requiring them to store Russian citizens’ user data inside the country.
Kingsley Chinda, a member of the House of Representatives from Obio-Akpor Federal Constituency of Rivers State, has expressed disappointment over the tardy and insincere response of the government to the current state of insecurity in the land.

Rep Chinda: Nigeria’s response to state of insecurity appalling

Kingsley Chinda, a member of the House of Representatives from Obio-Akpor Federal Constituency of Rivers State, has expressed disappointment over the tardy and insincere response of the government to the current state of insecurity in the land.

Amnesty: CSO condemns ‘government-sponsored protest’

A civil rights movement, Concerned Nigerians Group, CNG, Wednesday, condemned alleged government-sponsored protest at the office of Amnesty International, AI.
Maurizio Sarri on Thursday said his being appointed Juventus’ new head coach was the “crowning achievement” of his long career.

Post Office hits back at Maurizio Sarri after Juventus boss’ ‘low pressure’ claims

The Italian Post Office has delivered a swift response to Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri for suggesting their job is not scrutinised to the same extent as his own as a football manager.

Bishop Kukah: Nigeria not worth dying for

The Bishop of Sokoto Catholic Diocese, Mathew Kukah, on Tuesday, in Kaduna, expressed displeasure with the alleged poor management of Nigeria.

Auno killings: Where is Mr. President? – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the inaction of the Buhari administration on the spiraled wave of killings, banditry and kidnapping, particularly the Sunday carnage in Auno, Borno state, by insurgents, has left the nation with no other option than to hold that the Buhari Presidency has abandoned Nigerians.

US visa ban a wakeup call for Nigerians – PDP chieftain

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain Sunny Onuesoke has described the United States (US) immigrant visa ban on Nigerians as a wakeup call to both the citizens and leaders of the country to think on how to put improve the country as they have no other country to call their own.
Public Relations Officer, DSS National Headquarters, Abuja, Dr Peter Afunanya

DSS reacts to report on terrorists movement, attacks on luxury buses

The Department of State Services has dismissed reports making the rounds that the service had alerted Nigerians to the movement of terrorists into the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja and other parts of the country, especially the South and Middle Belt.

Babatunde Fashola: How I was robbed in 1999

The Minister for Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola on Thursday supported the ban of motorcycles by the Lagos State Government, saying Okada are usually used to commit crimes in the state.
A handout picture provided by the Saudi Royal Palace on October 24, 2018, shows Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman speaking during a joint session of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) conference in the capital Riyadh, which included the Crown Prince of Bahrain and the Lebanese Prime Minister. – Saudi Arabia is hosting the key investment summit overshadowed by the killing of critic Jamal Khashoggi that has prompted a wave of policymakers and corporate giants to withdraw. (Photo by Bandar AL-JALOUD / Saudi Royal Palace / AFP) /

Coronavirus: Saudi Arabia suspends travel of citizens, residents to China

Saudi Arabia has suspended travel to China for both citizens and non-Saudi residents of the kingdom, State News Agency said on Thursday.

Eritrea not happy with US over visa ban

Eritrea denounced a U.S. ban on immigrant visas for its citizens as “unacceptable” on Saturday, while Nigeria’s government said it had created a committee to address the issues that prompted U.S. President Donald Trump to add the country to the ban.
Kanzira, a 25-year-old Ugandan medical student, is among thousands of African students living in Wuhan, a central Chinese city of 11 million people that is currently under lockdown due to a rapidly spreading coronavirus.

African students trapped in coronavirus-hit Wuhan plead for help

"You wake up every morning and realise you are trapped," he says. "You keep checking your temperature - you can't help but wonder if you are infected but just have not started showing symptoms."

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Cyriel Dessers says he’s hoping to involved in Nigeria’s 2021 African Cup of Nation qualifying match against Sierra Leone.

Cyriel Dessers looking forward to Super Eagles’ Call up

Cyriel Dessers says he’s hoping to involved in Nigeria’s 2021 African Cup of Nation qualifying match against Sierra Leone.
DEONTAY WILDER was rushed to hospital after losing to Tyson Fury in their heavyweight title rematch amid concerns of a burst eardrum.

Defeated Deontay Wilder rushed to the hospital over ‘burst eardrum’ — video

The Bronze Bomber did not show up for his press conference after being taken to a local facility to be checked over.
Nigerian forward Asisat Oshoala is delighted with her exploits for Barcelona Feminine after bagging a hat-trick on Saturday.

Asisat Oshoala celebrates another Barcelona hat-trick

Nigerian forward Asisat Oshoala is delighted with her exploits for Barcelona Feminine after bagging a hat-trick on Saturday.
Thich Quang Do, a dissident Buddhist monk who has effectively been under house arrest since 2003 and was nominated multiple times for the Nobel Peace Prize, has died aged 93.

Nobel Prize nominee dies at 93

Thich Quang Do, a dissident Buddhist monk who has effectively been under house arrest since 2003 and was nominated multiple times for the Nobel Peace Prize, has died aged 93.
Tyson Fury knocks down Deontay Wilder in the fifth. Al Bello-Getty Images

Tyson Fury: The king has returned to the top of the throne

After knocking out WBC heavyweight champion, Deontay Wilder to claim his belt, new WBC heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury said the ‘King has returned.”