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Swiss court rejects FIFA appeal to obtain Gianni Infantino’s criminal investigation files

Swiss Federal Criminal Court has denied FIFA access to case files associated with the investigation into its President Gianni Infantino and former attorney general Michael Lauber.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra records 89 new coronavirus cases

Anambra State has recorded 89 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in its second wave, bringing the total confirmed cases in the state to 169 as of January 13, C-Don Adinuba, the Commissioner for Information and Public Enlightenment, has said.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra governor expresses concern over rising coronavirus infections

Gov. Willie Obiano of Anambra state has expressed concern over rising COVID-19 infections, since the advent of second wave of the disease in the state.
He said the Task Force subsequently dispatched an appropriate force package of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter gunships to engage the terrorists.

NAF conducts search and rescue training for personnel on Kaduna-Abuja expressway

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Saturday conducted a special search and rescue training for some of its personnel, to deepen their competence during combat operations.

Group berates ex-minister over comments on LASU headship

A group, the Concerned Indigenes of Lagos State (CILS) yesterday rebuked a former Minister of Communications, Maj. Gen. Tajudeen Olarenwaju (rtd) over what its members described as “clannish remarks” on the current contest for the headship of the Lagos State University (LASU).
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

2021: Nigeria will come out of all its challenges – APC

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has reassured that the country will come out of its challenges under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari with the cooperation of all stakeholders.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi: We have leaders at all levels

Former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi has urged Nigerians to shun ethnic, tribal and religious sentiments in the search for competent leadership.
AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara

Kwara government okays employment of 4,701 teachers

Applicants, the ministry said, must have a Nigeria Certificate in Education (NCE) with at least five O’ Level Credit passes in Mathematics, English, and three other relevant subjects in not more than two sittings.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Coronavirus: January will be tough – PTF

The Federal Government, yesterday, said that January 2021 would be tough in terms of managing the Covid-19 pandemic due to continued safety violations during the Yuletide.
The Conservator-General of National Park Service, Dr Ibrahim Goni, says all the national parks in the country have been repositioned to serve Nigerians better.

National park trains 1,200 officers on combat readiness

Dr. Ibrahim Goni, the Conservator-General of the National Park Service, says the agency has trained 1,200 officers on basic combat readiness paramilitary by the Nigeria Army.

Anglican Bishop: Igbo presidency under threat

The Archbishop of the Ecclesiastical Province of the Niger, Dr. Alexander Ibezim, yesterday lamented that Igbo presidency might suffer setback with the growing marginalisation against the ethnic nationality in the federation.
Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Governor Ganduje commiserates with Senator Kwankwaso over father’s demise

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has condoled with a former governor of the state, Senator Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso, over his father’s death, Alhaji Musa Sale Kwankwaso.
Nigerian Air Force says six of the expected 12 A-29 Super Tucano aircrafts have been produced.

NAF to receive A-29 Super Tucano fighter aircraft in 2021

The Chief of Air Staff Air, Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar, says the Nigeria Air Force will receive a new A-29 Super Tucano fighter aircraft in 2021 to strengthen defence.
Kebbi State Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu

Insecurity: APC governors assures federal government on collaboration

Governors under the umbrella of the Progressive Governors Forum (PG) have assured that they will work with President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to bring an immediate end to the new spate of insecurity in the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

APC chieftain endorses Ekiti governor for 2023 presidency

The Governor of Ekiti State, Kayode Fayemi, has been endorsed to contest for president in 2023 by the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Ekiti State.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Ekiti APC: We will force Governor Fayemi to contest 2023 presidency

Omotoso, represented by the APC Caretaker Publicity Secretary, Hon Ade Ajayi, said: “We can say boldly that APC will win the Ekiti governorship election in 2022, because Governor Fayemi has done credibly well and we don’t want another reckless party that will destroy Ekiti again.

Group plans to back 1000 women for elective positions

Ahead of the 2023 electioneering, a non-partisan women political advancement organisation, ElectHER, has concluded plans to sponsor over 1000 women through capacity building programmes to prepare them to run and win political offices.
President Buhari has assured that his administration will look into the 12-point recommendations by graduates of National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) on Population Growth and Human Capital Development in Nigeria.

BBOG knocks President Buhari over abduction of Katsina students

The Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group has knocked President Muhammadu Buhari's competence following the abduction of school students in Katsina State.

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The new ‘The Village Headmaster’ is expected to start airing in April 2021.

9ice, Jide Kosoko join Akin Lewis, Ibidun Allison, others in ‘The Village Headmaster’

Months after it was announced that the Nigerian Television Authority and Wale Adenuga Productions had embarked on a ground-breaking partnership to revive the iconic TV drama series, ‘The Village Headmaster’, it was recently announced that the recording stage of the first season had been successfully-concluded, and the promotional trailer had started airing across Nigeria.
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni attends the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, January 24, 2019. REUTERS-Arnd Wiegmann

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni set for sixth term after 35-year rule

Uganda’s Yoweri Museveni looked headed for a sixth term as president with election results Saturday placing him firmly ahead of his main rival, who has cried fraud and whose home has been put under heavy guard.
Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu was on taget again for KRC Genk in their Belgian jupiler league clash with Waasland-Beveren on Sunday.

Genk chief: Paul Onuachu good enough to play for Europe top clubs

KRC Genk Sporting director Dimitri De Conde believes Paul Onuachu has the talent to play for any club in the world.
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President Buhari condoles with Sultan of Sokoto over brother’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolence over the death of Alhaji Abdulkadir Jeli Abubakar, Dikkon Sokoto, the Commissioner of Home Affairs in Sokoto State.

Official: Ado-Ekiti federal polytechnic resumes January 18

The Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, has announced Monday, Jan. 18 as its resumption date for the start of academic activities in the Institution, Mrs Kehinde Ekanem, the institution’s Registrar, said in a circular, on Saturday.