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Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has expressed confidence that the Tokyo Olympic Games will go ahead as planned in July, despite worries over the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: WHO rejects calls for postponement of Tokyo Olympics

The World Health Organization (WHO) has defiantly rejected suggestions that it should advice the International Olympics Committee (IOC) to postpone Tokyo 2020 as a precaution to prevent the spread of the virus.
President Muhammadu Buhari has in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, vowed that his delegation will resist any attempt to use the Africa Union (AU) Peace Fund to subsidize the activities of the United Nations (UN).

President Buhari vows to resist use of AU fund to subsidize UN

President Muhammadu Buhari has in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, vowed that his delegation will resist any attempt to use the Africa Union (AU) Peace Fund to subsidize the activities of the United Nations (UN).
VAR Video Assistant Referee

VAR: Premier League referees set to use pitchside monitors

Premier League referees have been told to start using pitchside monitors for decisions where it is felt they should have the final say.
VAR has caused controversy throughout the Premier League season thus far

Premier League reveal latest decision on offside rule amid VAR row

VAR has proved controversial with fans during its first campaign in the Premier League mainly due to marginal offside decisions – with five close ‘armpit’ calls during the most recent weekend of action.
Musa Wada, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Nov. 16, Governorship Election in Kogi, has described impeachment of the state Deputy Governor, Elder Simon Achuba, by the State House of Assembly as illegal and undemocratic.

Ousted Kogi deputy governor vacates official residence

Elder Simon Achuba, impeached deputy governor of Kogi state, says his removal by the state house of assembly is unconstitutional.

Ondo APC dissociates from pro-Osinbajo campaign group

The Ondo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has dissociated itself from a group that staged support on Thursday for the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo’s presidency in 2023.

Presidency: Comparing President Buhari to autocratic leaders unpardonable blackmail

The Presidency has said the comparison of President Muhammadu Buhari to autocratic leaders by Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, was an unpardonable blackmail.
Femi Gbajabiamila

Speakership: Court quashes area court’s summon on Femi Gbajabiamila

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has quashed the earlier summons issued against Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila by an Area Court directing him to appear before it on June 10, 2019.

Oando demands forensic audit report, rules out directors’ resignation

Oando Plc has demanded from the Securities and Exchange Commission the report of the forensic audit carried out by Deloitte & Touche for it to have a better understanding of the findings that culminated in the decisions taken by the commission.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Bauchi election tribunal commences sittings

The Bauchi State National and State Assembly Elections Tribunal on Monday commenced pre-hearing conference into petitions filed before it by various political parties.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa

South Africa’s dilemma of land reform and mining investment

The land reform dear to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is not only of concern to white farmers. As large landowners, mining groups are also afraid of paying the price of a massive and unbridled redistribution of land.

Morocco not on agenda of ECOWAS summit

Morocco is not on the agenda of the 54th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS’ Heads of State and Government, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

Delta council suspends two lawmakers for misconduct

Ethiope West local council suspends two councilors - Moses Ofotokun and Valentina Avhurhi - indefinitely for alleged misconduct
Pro-EU supporters outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, in March.

Brexit doubts grow in Wales as crunch vote looms

Wales, which voted in favour of Brexit in 2016, is now having doubts as the day approaches
APC Nigeria Supporters

Aggrieved Kwara APC members reconcile

The protracted political crisis rocking All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwara State ended yesterday, as all the aggrieved aspirants in the party agreed to work together for victory in the forthcoming elections.

Presidency replies Patel, dismisses proposition on Nigeria

The Presidency has condemned a statement credited to Ms Priti Patel, former Secretary of State for International Development, United Kingdom, calling on investors to be wary about investing in Nigeria.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

APC crisis: Ibikunle Amosun blackmailing me – Adams Oshiomhole

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, embattled National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said on Tuesday that Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State was blackmailing him so that he would succumb to the governor’s selfish desires.

Osun election: APC asks INEC, security agents to stop PDP’s vote-buying in re-run

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and all security agents must do everything to stop vote buying in Thusday’s Osun election rerun.

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Workers in the health sector have demanded that they should be included in the task force set up by both the federal and state governments in containing the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Health workers demand inclusion of members in coronavirus task force

This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi workers receive March salary

Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.

NAQS: How Nigeria can avoid becoming next epicentre of coronavirus pandemic

Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.

Christian Fuchs: Premier League season has to be finished

Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey linked with Everton

Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.