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The project has strong financial backing, including American investment funds such as JP Morgan. Their good relationship with American club owners in Europe were critical in making it what it is, especially with Malcolm Glazer of Manchester United and John Henry of Liverpool.
The African Union Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the African Union (AU) on Thursday conferred on Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto two awards in recognition of his sterling leadership qualities, futuristic perspectives and championing of women/girls rights.
The first jab of AstraZeneca Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine has been administered in Lagos State.
Oyo State government has called on the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) to renew its effort at partnering the State towards achieving enhanced economic growth for its citizens.
Over 27,500 applicants, out of which over 19,000 were female sat for the recently-concluded teachers’ recruitment test exercise conducted by the Osun State Government.
A flight carrying 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine produced by the Serum Institute of India landed in Ghana’s capital Accra, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), said in a joint statement.
The Indigenous people in Brazil have written to the World Health Organization (WHO), asking for an emergency fund to help protect their communities from the threat of the coronavirus pandemic.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will represent Nigeria at the sixth inauguration of President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it had recovered more than N50 million from parties involved in illegal real estate transaction activities.
The state’s Deputy Governor, Manassah Jatau, made the declaration in Gombe on Tuesday when a Presidential Visitation Panel, led by Prof. Kenneth Okiongbo, visited the school.
The Bauchi State Road Traffic Agency (BAROTA), on Tuesday, reiterated that activities of commercial motorcycle riders, popularly known as ‘Okada’ or ‘Achaba’, remained banned in the state.
An African regional organisation said about 60 per cent of people from South Sudan are facing “their worst food security” and nutrition crisis since the country became independent a decade ago.
The Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Agba, says the ministry will continue to support the Federal Government’s policies on diversification of the energy sector.
A Russian woman was deported from Bali on Wednesday for violating (COVID-19) rules after she had entered a supermarket with her face painted to look like she was wearing a mask.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Thursday commended the University of Ilorin (Unilorin) Special Marshal Unit for so far recording zero traffic crash on the university’s busy roads this year.
Scores of workers of Imo State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission on Tuesday staged a protest in front of its office in Owerri over the slash in their salaries.
Nigerian artiste, Oladipo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj, was on Friday unveiled as Captain of the Racing Nigeria Motorsport Team.