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Manchester United are ready to step up their pursuit of a fourth-place Premier League finish following the Premier League's winter break, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Manchester United coach advised to sign Super Eagles hopeful instead of Borussia Dortmund star

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been advised to sign Super Eagles hopeful Bukayo Saka from Arsenal instead of £120m top target Jadon Sancho in the summer transfer window.
The African Development Bank Group, AfDB, has appointed Nourredine Lafhel as acting Chief Risk Officer, effective 6th April 2020.

AfDB appoints Nourredine Lafhel as acting chief risk officer

The African Development Bank Group, AfDB, has appointed Nourredine Lafhel as acting Chief Risk Officer, effective 6th April 2020.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Odion Ighalo reveals former Nigeria superstars’ impact on his career

Nigerian forward Odion Ighalo says Austin Okocha, Kanu Nwankwo, Dwight Yorke, and Andy Cole were his football heroes while growing up and learned a lot from them.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Emanuella Zamba as the new Acting General Manager for Lagos State Health Management Agency LASHMA.

Lagos governor appoints new LASHMA chief

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed Dr. Emanuella Zamba as the new Acting General Manager for Lagos State Health Management Agency LASHMA.
Chelsea began a Premier League managers' tribunal on Thursday, with hopes of resolving Antonio Conte's compensation claim for a £9 million severance package relating to his contract with the Stamford Bridge side.

Antonio Conte wants two Chelsea defenders at Inter Milan

Inter Milan wants two Chelsea defenders at Sansiro, as the Serie A team is keen on signing the Blues left-back duo Emerson Palmieri and Marcos Alonso.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

Centre chides coronavirus taskforce on inter-ethnic cohesion

The Centre for Social and Inter-Ethnic Cohesion, CENSIC, has chided the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, over its indifference to multi-ethnic compositions of the country.
Adele, on Thursday, officially called it quits on her marriage to Simon Konecki, as she filed for divorce.

English singer Adele to pay ex-husband half of £144 million fortune

It will cost English singer and songwriter, Adele half of her $180 million (£144 million) fortune to finalise her divorce proceeding with ex Simon Konecki after a judge ruled in her favour to have the divorce proceedings kept private.
The management of Yobe Desert Stars have resolved to cut down the club’s expenses following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus: Yobe Stars slash players, technical crew salaries by 75 percent

Rising from a meeting held on Friday, the club said players and technical crew of the main team will be receiving 25% of their monthly allowance while the feeder and Under-15 teams will receive 50% of their allowances.
Kelechi Iheanacho has refused to fault the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) for disallowing his goal against Norwich in last night’s premier league encounter.

Nduka Ugbade: Kelechi Iheanacho not an outright striker

Former Super Eagles star and Golden Eaglets Assistant coach, Nduka Ugbade, has revealed why Kelechi Iheanacho has not been playing to his full potential at the English Premier League.

Coronavirus: Edo begins televised classes for SSCE, NECO students

Following the disruption in academic activities by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Edo State Government will on Monday, April 6, 2020, begin state-wide broadcast targeted at students in Senior Secondary Schools preparing for West African Senior School Examination (WASSCE) and National Examinations Council (NECO).
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Odion Ighalo confirms he wants to stay at Manchester United

Ighalo, 30, has scored four goals in eight appearances and quickly became popular with supporters before English and European football was suspended amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

English Premier League will not resume early May, wage cuts discussed and £125 million...

The latest update from the Premier League has confirmed there will be no top flight football at the beginning of May.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army arrests soldiers who threatened to rape women

Newsmen reported how two soldiers in the 26-second video claimed that a soldier was killed on Thursday by residents of Warri, Delta State. The soldiers said in the video they would attack Warri women as a ‘revenge’.
The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) insist they are aware players must “share the financial burden” during the coronavirus as the row over wage cuts for Premier League stars mounted on Thursday.

PFA: Players must ‘share financial burden’ during virus

The Professional Footballers’ Association insist they are aware players must “share the financial burden” during the coronavirus as the row over wage cuts for Premier League stars mounted on Thursday.

Wole Soyinka: Coronavirus is not ‘fiction writing’ – Presidency

The Presidency has urged Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, to stick to his field of expertise – English and Literature – instead of dabbling into the coronavirus disease and the legality of President Muhammadu Buhari’s 14-day lockdown order under the Quarantine Act.

Presidency faults Wole Soyinka over comments on President Buhari’s actions against coronavirus

The presidency has responded to Monday’s rebuke by Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, who criticised President Muhammad Buhari’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic, saying the president had been conspicuously absent as the virus gained a foothold across the country.

MultiChoice donates N250 million, test kits, others to fight coronavirus

The managers of DStv and GOtv, Multichoice Nigeria, has announced a donation of N200 million and N50 million to federal and Lagos State governments respectively to support efforts in ameliorating the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria.
Co-author of popular early learners English handbook, Brighter Grammar, Ajibola Ogundipe, has died at the age of 92.

President Buhari mourns Nigerian author Phoebean Ogundipe

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday mourned the death of a foremost Nigerian educationist and author, Phoebean Ogundipe.

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A refrigerated trailer serving as a temporary morgue at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn on Tuesday. Demetrius Freeman for The New York Times

New York’s coronavirus death toll surpasses 9/11

As New York City faced one of its darkest days with the death toll from the coronavirus surging past 4,000 — more than the number killed on 9/11 — the Chinese city where the global pandemic began lifted its final restrictions on movement Wednesday as deaths there plummeted.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Coronavirus: We will not wait for Nigerian government – Governor Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will not wait for the Federal Government in its commitment to provide palliatives for Rivers people during the trying period of checking the spread of coronavirus.
Manchester United are ready to step up their pursuit of a fourth-place Premier League finish following the Premier League's winter break, according to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Manchester United coach advised to sign Super Eagles hopeful instead of Borussia Dortmund star

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been advised to sign Super Eagles hopeful Bukayo Saka from Arsenal instead of £120m top target Jadon Sancho in the summer transfer window.

Coronavirus: Lekki-Epe expressway on traffic lockdown

The Lekki-Epe Expressway was on traffic gridlock, yesterday, for the second day, despite the lockdown introduced by the Federal Government to check the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
The COVID-19 pandemic shows no sign of abating in more than 200 countries as the World Health Organisation’s latest updates put global confirmed cases at least 1,282,931.

Coronavirus is the end of globalisation as we know it – German media

The COVID-19 pandemic shows no sign of abating in more than 200 countries as the World Health Organisation’s latest updates put global confirmed cases at least 1,282,931.