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An Airbus A380-800 passenger plane of the Emirates Airlines at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport. Mikhail Tereshchenko - TASS - Getty Images

UAE extends ban on Nigerian travellers, to review policy March 10

The recent ban on Nigerian travellers by the United Arab Emirates government has been extended, following Emirates Airline’s announcement to its partners that the February 28th date of reopening flights will not be feasible.
The Gunners head coach told reporters of Aubameyang- I thought he was superb today. He's been training really good the last week or so, he was back to normal, he looked really committed in training, really hungry.

Arsenal boss: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang ‘back to normal’ with Premier League hat-trick

The Gunners head coach told reporters of Aubameyang: "I thought he was superb today. He's been training really good the last week or so, he was back to normal, he looked really committed in training, really hungry.
An Airbus A380-800 passenger plane of the Emirates Airlines at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport. Mikhail Tereshchenko - TASS - Getty Images

Airlines groan under new coronavirus safety protocols

Recent safety protocols enforced by many countries across the world, particularly those instituted by both the Nigerian and its United Arab Emirates counterpart by way of flight restrictions, are affecting both nations’ carriers economically.
Folarin Balogun celebrates after guiding in his second Arsenal goal to set the seal on a sixth win out of six in the Europa League this season. Ryan Byrne-INPHO-REX-Shutterstock

Foreign clubs chase Folarin Balogun

Bayer Leverkusen, Stuttgart and Rennes are the three foreign clubs interested in signing Folarin Balogun on a free transfer.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been ruled out of Leicester City’s Carabao Cup game against Arsenal on Wednesday.

Leicester boss: Wilfred Ndidi ready to play 90 minutes vs Liverpool

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says Wilfred Ndidi is in good shape for Saturday’s (today) Premier League clash against Liverpool at the King Power Stadium.
Gareth Bale says he “grew up” during his time with Real Madrid and has “no regrets” having departed the Spanish club to return to Tottenham.

Jose Mourinho unhappy with Gareth Bale over Instagram post

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho was reportedly furious with Gareth Bale’s Instagram post which came on their way to Merseyside for Wednesday night’s Emirates FA Cup clash against Everton.
An Airbus A380-800 passenger plane of the Emirates Airlines at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport. Mikhail Tereshchenko - TASS - Getty Images

Emirates’ announces date to resume flights from Nigeria

Emirates Airlines’ announcement that its outbound flight services from Lagos and Abuja would recommence on February 28, 2021 is ruffling some feathers.
Thomas Partey limped off with a muscle injury during the second half of Arsenal's defeat at Aston Villa

Arsenal boss gives update on Thomas Partey’s latest injury setback

Mikel Arteta has given the latest update on the injury to Thomas Partey after Saturday’s Premier League clash at Aston Villa.
An Airbus A380-800 passenger plane of the Emirates Airlines at Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport. Mikhail Tereshchenko - TASS - Getty Images

Nigeria suspends Emirates over coronavirus violations

The Nigerian government has suspended flying permission of Emirates from the country, a circular from airspace regulator NCAA said on Friday.
Nigerian major carrier, Air Peace, has announced that it would commence flight operations to Makurdi, Benue State capital, from Lagos and Abuja on December 7, 2020.

Air Peace: Sharjah-Dubai flights not affected by new UAE coronavirus protocols

Air Peace airline yesterday said its Lagos-Sharjah flights are not affected by the new COVID-19 flight protocols introduced by the Dubai Airport’s Operations Control Centre, United Arab Emirates, UAE.
Mikel Arteta says Arsenal’s priority in the January transfer window is to trim their bloated squad as he seeks to build on a mini-revival at the Premier League club.

Arsenal boss hints at more transfers before January window closes

Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta, has hinted that the club could complete some transfer deals before the January window closes.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta shakes hands with Manchester United’s Paul Pogba at full-time. Tom Jenkins-The Guardian

Nwankwo Kanu reacts to Arsenal vs Manchester United draw

Former Nigeria international Nwankwo Kanu has praised both former club Arsenal and Manchester United following their tensed 0-0 draw in Saturday’s Premier League tie at the Emirates.
The United Arab Emirate, UAE, says passengers from Nigeria can no longer travel through other countries or airports to Dubai. This was made known in a notice by Dubai Airports, the operators of Dubai International Airport.

Coronavirus: UAE restricts Nigerian passengers to Dubai airport

The United Arab Emirate, UAE, says passengers from Nigeria can no longer travel through other countries or airports to Dubai.
Shkodran Mustafi

Liverpool considering move for Arsenal’s Shkodran Mustafi

Premier League champions Liverpool are reportedly weighing up a bid for Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi to ease their defensive injury crisis.
Electrifying moments that always followed Arsenal, Manchester United matches are gradually fading away, according to Gunners boss, Mikel Arteta.

Mikel Arteta: Arsenal, Manchester United electrifying moments no longer exist

Electrifying moments that always followed Arsenal, Manchester United matches are gradually fading away, according to Gunners boss, Mikel Arteta.
Premier League giants Manchester United have confirmed Jesse Lingard’s loan move to West Ham United.

Manchester United announce Jesse Lingard’s loan move to West Ham

Premier League giants Manchester United have confirmed Jesse Lingard’s loan move to West Ham United.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been impressed with the way Thomas Partey has settled into life at Arsenal both on and off the pitch and claims the midfielder successfully ‘locked down’ Paul Pogba, Fred and Scott McTominay in the side’s win over Manchester United.

Arsenal receive Thomas Partey injury boost ahead of Manchester United clash

The Ghana international limped off during the second half of Tuesday’s 3-1 win at Southampton, raising fears he could miss this weekend’s meeting with United at Emirates Stadium.
Martin Ødegaard poses in his Arsenal shirt after completing a loan move from Real Madrid for the rest of the season. Stuart MacFarlane-Arsenal FC-Getty Images

Martin Odegaard arrives Emirates, grabs shirt No 11.

Arsenal have confirmed the arrival of Real Madrid starlet Martin Odegaard, on a loan deal running until the end of the season.
Sokratis Papastathopoulos has joined Greek club Olympiakos following his release by Arsenal.

Ex-Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos joins Greek giants Olympiacos

Sokratis, who was on Arsenal’s books from 2018 to 2021, has put pen-to-paper on a two-and-a-half year contract at the Greek club.
Mesut Ozil has finally completed his move to Fenerbahce on a free transfer from Arsenal – and penned an emotional farewell message.

Arsenal outcast Mesut Ozil completes Fenerbahce move

Mesut Ozil has finally completed his move to Fenerbahce on a free transfer from Arsenal – and penned an emotional farewell message.
People queue in front of a designated COVID-19 vaccination center at Dubai’s financial center district, in the United Arab Emirates, on January 24, 2021. – The emirate of Dubai has said it was slowing down its rollout of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine due to a temporary delay in global deliveries. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP)

Dubai slows down Pfizer vaccine rollout amid shipment delays

Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates, began mass inoculations in December after the approval of vaccines by Chinese firm Sinopharm and US drugmaker Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech.
Arsenal have reportedly made a move for Real Madrid playmaker Martin Ødegaard.

Arsenal close in on Martin Ødegaard despite Real Sociedad links

Ødegaard was widely regarded as the best player in Spain during his season-long spell with the Basque side and was supposed to stay for this current campaign as well, before Real Madrid recalled him early from a two-year loan.

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The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Nigeria’s senate president, others bag NIS fellowship award

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETfund, Alhaji Kashim Ibrahim-Imam, on Wednesday said he and the Executive Secretary of the Fund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, took the suspension of the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, UNILAG, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, personal when he was suspended by the Governing Council of the institution last August.

Official: TETFund spends N120 billion on academic staff training since 2008

Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Payroll fraud: Gombe approves N1.49 billion for biometric system installation

The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
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2023: APC disowns viral zoning arrangement

The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
Euro 2020 is almost certain to be postponed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic sweeping across the globe.

UEFA confirms Rome as Euro 2020 host city

Rome’s Stadio Olimpico has been “fully confirmed” as a venue for Euro 2020 matches after the Italian government guaranteed the presence of at least 25 per cent of fans, UEFA announced on Wednesday.

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Israel made a ‘very bad gamble’ by sabotaging Iranian nuclear site – minister

Iran’s top diplomat said on Tuesday that an attack on its Natanz nuclear facility which it blames on Israel was a “very bad gamble” that would strengthen Tehran’s hand in talks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal with major powers.
Governor Seyi Makinde has said that he would make history in Oyo State to be the first governor to hand over to a successor

Oyo governor urges monarchs to give titles to only credible Nigerians

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has advised traditional rulers in the country to give titles to only people of impeccable character.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN sensitizes Nigerians on products, policies

Speaking at the fair with the theme: Promoting Financial Stability and Economic Development at Sultan Maccido Quranic institute, Sokoto, the CBN Governor Mr Godwin Emefiele said this was to enlighten the general public about the products and interventions of the bank to grow the nation’s economy.

Dozens burned alive in Congo bus crash

About 40 passengers were burned alive when a bus overturned and caught fire in western Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday, an official said.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Kano governor: How I escaped death in plane crash that killed many

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, on Thursday, narrated how he escaped death in the plane crash that claimed the life of the former Military administrator of the state, late Abdullahi Wase, and some other state government officials.