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The English Premier League has agreed to pay the English Football League a quarter of a billion pounds as part of a bailout for the rest of the clubs in the football pyramid who have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

Premier League offers £250 million as bailout for lower tier clubs

The English Premier League has agreed to pay the English Football League a quarter of a billion pounds as part of a bailout for the rest of the clubs in the football pyramid who have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic.
Some South-West governors and ministers, on Sunday, visited the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, over the destruction of public and private facilities in the state.

Lagos governor to establish youth affairs units in local councils

The Lagos State Government is set to establish Youth Affairs Department in all Local Government and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) of the state.
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.

Edo governor proposes ‘unity template’ as key to tackling rising tension, coronavirus

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reassured residents that his administration will continue to pursue policies and projects that will place the state on a sustainable path of economic prosperity and guarantee better livelihood, through a ‘unity template.’

English FA chairman steps down after ‘unacceptable’ racist remarks

Football Association chairman Greg Clarke has resigned after making offensive remarks which has been met with a storm of criticism.
Millions of census-takers have begun knocking on doors across China for a once-a-decade headcount of the world’s largest population, which for the first time will use mobile apps to help crunch the massive numbers.

China starts once-a-decade census of world’s largest population

Millions of census-takers have begun knocking on doors across China for a once-a-decade headcount of the world’s largest population, which for the first time will use mobile apps to help crunch the massive numbers.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Nigerian government launches Digital Nigeria portal, mobile app

The Federal Government has launched a Digital Nigeria Portal and Mobile Application in furtherance of the Digital Nigeria Programme, which was kick started by President Muhammadu Buhari on March 19, 2020.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Nigeria marks National Identity Day with IDPs

The Federal Government has adopted the 16th of September as the International Identity Day, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ibrahim Pantami, has said.
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Nigerian banks urged to address increasing numbers of customers visiting daily

Prof. Olayinka David-West of Information Systems/Academic Director, Lagos Business School, has urged banking institutions to embrace digital economy to address the increasing numbers of people visiting their branches daily.
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British Council launches digital library in Nigeria

The British Council has launched its globally renowned digital library in Nigeria.
Lagos State Students emerged winners at the 2019 Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) National Children’s Arts, Science and Technology Expo clinching the 1st position and 2nd Runner-up in Arts/Crafts and the Science and Technology category respectively.

NTA-StarTimes venture yields no profit in 11 years – NTA chief

The Senate on Monday queried the management of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) over what it called 11 years non-profitable venture with StarTimes.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Group urges Atiku Abubakar, Bukola Saraki to join APC

Ahead of the 2023 general elections in Nigeria, a youth group affiliated with the All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on a former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, and former Senate President, Bukola Saraki, to return to the party.
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Senator Ali: APC working towards having data bank for members

Sen. Abba Ali, a member of the APC National Caretaker Committee, says the party is working towards having a data bank for all its members.

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: I’m best candidate to head WTO

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on Wednesday in Geneva stressed the need for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to elect a credible candidate based on merit for the position of Director-General.
“Stay at home,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a televised address to the nation, as he unveiled unprecedented peacetime measures after the country’s death toll climbed to 335.

UK bans Huawei 5G gear, orders all network equipment torn out by 2027

Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered Huawei equipment to be purged completely from Britain’s 5G network by 2027, risking the ire of China by signalling that the world’s biggest telecoms equipment maker is no longer welcome in the West.

Eniola Aluko to address MPs on BAME absence in sports leadership

Nigeria born former England international Eniola Aluko, will address Members of Parliament next week Tuesday on the lack of black, Asian and minority ethnic representation in sports leadership roles.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the disclosure Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja.

Minister: Digital Switch Over to rake in $1.1 billion, create two million jobs

The Federal Government has disclosed that the switch over from analogue to digital broadcasting when completed will rake in $1.1 billion in revenue and create two million jobs in the next three years.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem September 18, 2019. RONEN ZVULUN- REUTERS

Israel to allocate $29 million to promote advanced manufacturing technologies

Israel will allocate 100 million new shekels (29 million United States dollars) to promote advanced manufacturing technologies, the Ministry of Economy and Industry said Sunday.
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WhatsApp launches first digital payments feature

Facebook on Monday added a digital payments feature to its WhatsApp messaging service, starting in Brazil but with an eye to expanding around the world.

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Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

No official data of persons living with disability – minister

The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
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Lagos bye-election: APC, PDP bicker over ‘vote buying’

Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
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Borno holds bye-election for state assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
Former Chairman of the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, Stephen Odey, has picked the Peoples Democratic Party ticket for the Cross River North Senatorial By-election scheduled for October 31, 2020.

Cross River bye-election: Court affirms Stephen Odey as PDP candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the National Water Resources Bill as another Ruga aimed at creating grazing areas for herdsmen along shorelines.

Governor Ortom: Nigeria leaders have abandoned path of truth

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.