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Premier League chiefs are now working towards restarting the season on June 1.

Premier League welcomes decision to resume sporting activities on June 1

The United Kingdom government has permitted the return of competitive sport behind closed doors from Monday, with Premier League chief executive Richard Masters welcoming the decision.
Premier League chiefs are now working towards restarting the season on June 1.

Premier League season suspended indefinitely after crisis talks

It comes after the 20 Premier League clubs took part in a video conference call to try and plan a way forward as to when to start and how the season should be played out.

Racism in football: Government must work with us on problem – FA chief

The Football Association's Paul Elliott has called for the government to work alongside the sport's governing bodies to combat racism.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he attends an art class at St Mary’s and All Saints Primary School in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire on October 11, 2019. (Photo by Alastair Grant - POOL - AFP)

Boris Johnson broke my heart – US businesswoman

A US businesswoman at the centre of controversy over whether Boris Johnson showed her inappropriate favouritism amid an alleged affair said on Sunday she had been left “heartbroken” and “humiliated” by the British prime minister.

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It will be recalled that the Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, had invoked the 1999 constitution, sections 2 and 8 of the Quarantine Act of 1926 and Kaduna State Public Health Law of 1917, and imposed a lockdown throughout the state, on March 26.

Kaduna government relaxes curfew

The Kaduna State Government has accepted the recommendation of security agencies for a significant relaxation of the curfew in 21 local government areas.
In a deal understood to be in the reigon of $10m, Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Concrete Cowboy, the father-son drama starring Idris Elba that premiered at Toronto in September.

Idris Elba father-son drama ‘Concrete Cowboy’ lands at Netflix

In a deal understood to be in the reigon of $10m, Netflix has acquired worldwide rights to Concrete Cowboy, the father-son drama starring Idris Elba that premiered at Toronto in September.

House of Reps committee to take up funding of NEPAD with SGF

The House of Representatives Committee on Cooperation and Integration in Africa says deliberate action must be taken to fund the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) to alleviate poverty in Nigeria.

Desmond Elliot denies pushing for anti-social media bill

Desmond Elliot, the lawmaker representing Surulere 1 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, has denied that he is pushing for a bill to regulate social media activities.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Those responsible for Lekki shooting will be punished

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says he will do everything within his powers to ensure that soldiers that attacked peaceful #EndSARS protesters last week are held to account.