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CBN governor seeks PPP model to improve healthcare infrastructure

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has urged stakeholders in the public and private sectors to collaborate to build a more healthy and robust healthcare infrastructure in Nigeria.
Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek has spoken to CNBC about his plans to buy Arsenal.

Stan Kroenke ‘put Arsenal up for sale for £1.7 billion’

Arsenal reportedly are up for sale despite the Kroenke family declaring they will not entertain any offers.
Spotify co-founder and CEO Daniel Ek has spoken to CNBC about his plans to buy Arsenal.

Spotify chief: Why I want to buy Arsenal

Spotify founder and CEO, Daniel Ek, has revealed why he intends to buy London-based football club, Arsenal, from its current American owners, Kroenke Sports & Entertainment.

Dele Ajiboye begs to Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola to invest in NPFL

Plateau United goalkeeper Dele Ajiboye has appealed to two of Nigeria’s billionaires Aliko Dangote and Femi Otedola to help improve the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) by investing in the league.
Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek has reiterated his desire to buy Arsenal.

Spotify chief reiterates desire to buy Arsenal despite KSE stance

Spotify co-founder Daniel Ek has reiterated his desire to buy Arsenal.
Mikel Arteta says he has had to adapt his tactical approach much more than he expected since taking over as Arsenal boss, due to the composition of his squad.

Mikel Arteta: Arsenal owners have shown commitment to club after takeover rumours

Swedish billionaire Ek last week sent a tweet saying he would be interested in buying the Premier League club, which is owned by American billionaire Stan Kroenke through his Kroenke Sports & Entertainment (KSE) business.
Netflix has announced plans to feature Ikorodu Bois in its Oscar Weekend Film Brand Campaign.

Netflix partners Ikorodu Bois on Oscars film brand campaign

Netflix has announced plans to feature Ikorodu Bois in its Oscar Weekend Film Brand Campaign.
Arsenal brought Gunnersaurus back from the brink of extinction on Tuesday.

Swedish billionaire declares interest in buying Arsenal

Swedish billionaire Daniel Ek – co-founder and chief executive of music streaming service Spotify – has declared his interest in buying Arsenal.
The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House rejects bill seeking to reduce cases in Supreme Court

The House of Representatives yesterday voted out a bill seeking to limit the category of litigations that can be appealed at the Supreme Court.

Lawyers want ‘archaic, obolete’ laws reviewed to reflect current realities

Some Abuja-based lawyers on Monday called for review of laws which provisions no longer reflect realities to advance justice administration in Nigeria.
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APC, PDP bicker over expected ‘defection’

All Progressives Congress (APC) Akwa Ibom State has raised an alarm alleging that the ruling PDP in th estate has purchased a trailer- load of brooms to stage a fake defection of their members to PDP
The Nigeria Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) has restated its commitment toward promoting Nigeria’s investment opportunities.

NIPC: Lagos is seventh fastest growing city globally

The Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) says Lagos state is the seventh fastest-growing city in the world, with the highest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in Nigeria.

CSO demands total ban on smoking in Nollywood scenes

As more youths take to smoking cigarettes, a Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, Thursday, demanded total ban on smoking in Nollywood movies as they, directly and indirectly, advertise products of tobacco companies.
Africa Development Bank (AfDB) is planning to invest $10 billion for the expansion of renewable energy projects in the continent, over the next five years.

Nigerian government activates N240 billion AfDB facility for tech, creative sectors

In an unprecedented move to spur the entertainment, creativity and technology sectors in the country, the Buhari administration has now commenced the process that will pump the sectors with over 200B Nigeria in financing and investment set to take off by the end of the year.
Laolu Akande, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.

Presidency: Nigeria, AfDB setting up $500 million fund for tech, creative sectors

In a move to spur the entertainment, creative, and technology sectors in the country, the Buhari administration has commenced a process that will provide the sectors with about N240 billion in financing and investment set to take off by the end of the year.
Carlo Ancelotti insists a European Super League ‘cannot happen’ and believes a relaxing of Financial Fair Play rules ‘could be a good step’.

Everton boss insists European Super League ‘cannot happen’

Carlo Ancelotti insists a European Super League ‘cannot happen’ and believes a relaxing of Financial Fair Play rules ‘could be a good step’.
The Eleyele Water Front at Eleyele area of Ibadan will soon become a tourists attraction site that will host many lovers of nature from across the world.

Oyo to turn Eleyele waterfront to tourists’ hub

The Eleyele Water Front at Eleyele area of Ibadan will soon become a tourists attraction site that will host many lovers of nature from across the world.
Popular Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus, has revealed her interest in participanting in the next season of the Big Brother Naija show.

#BBNaija: Nollywood actress Eniola Badmus declares interest

Popular Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus, has revealed her interest in participanting in the next season of the Big Brother Naija show.
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TMW-TNKAY boss: Burna Boy, Wizkid’s Grammys significant for Nigerian music industry

The Chairman of TMW-TNKAY music record label of Nigeria, Mrs Temmie Olabode, has described the winning of Grammy Awards by Burnaboy and Wizkid as a remarkable development for the Nigerian music industry.
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, has congratulated Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on his 64th birthday on Monday.

VP Osinbajo: President Buhari’s administration supporting growth of creative sector

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said the Muhammadu Buhari administration recognises the strategic importance of the entertainment and creative sector in growing the Nigerian economy.

Anambra election: Governor Obiano’s successor’ll inherit heavy loan burden – PDP aspirant

Valentine Ozigbo is a governorship aspirant under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, for the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State. He is the immediate past President and Group Chief Executive Officer of the Transcorp Plc.
Popular Ghananian actress, Juliet Ibrahim, has opened up that she once battled depression. Ibrahim made this known when she spoke to The Punch on Saturday.

Juliet Ibrahim: I once suffered depression

“By telling my stories, it is my intention to uplift readers and remind them that despite the many challenges experienced, there truly is always light at the end of the tunnel.”

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World Bank: Nigeria responsible for over 40 percent diaspora remittances in Sub Saharan Africa

In a statement on Wednesday, the Washington-based financial institution said remittances to SSA declined by an estimated 12.5 percent in 2020 to $42 billion. The decline was almost entirely due to a 27.7 percent decline in remittance flows to Nigeria,

Femi Falana: Southern governors should legalise open grazing ban to prosecute offenders

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has urged southern governors in the country to back their ban on open grazing with a legal instrument to enable the prosecution of offenders.
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: Nigeria’s unity must be on social justice, equity

The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has called for unity in Nigeria in order for the country to overcome its many challenges.
Demonstrators gather outside the army headquarters in Khartoum on Tuesday [Ashraf Shazly-AFP]

Two people killed in Sudan rally over 2019 protest killings

At least two people have been killed and dozens wounded as Sudanese security forces cracked down on a rally that demanded justice for protesters killed during anti-government demonstrations two years ago, according to the army.
The police command in Ekiti on Friday confirmed the killing of a police officer as gunmen allegedly abducted a Chinese expatriate in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

Gunmen abduct graduate, one other in Ondo community

Gunmen suspected to be kidnappers have created tension in Ikaram Akoko, in Akoko North West council area of Ondo State, following the abduction of two residents of the community including a graduate, identified as Gbodi.

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Wilfred Ndidi has praised the mentality of his Leicester City teammates in their 2-1 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

Wilfred Ndidi hails Leicester City’s mentality in away win vs Manchester United

Wilfred Ndidi has praised the mentality of his Leicester City teammates in their 2-1 win against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Two die as customs, soldiers clash with smugglers in Ogun

Pandemonium broke out on Thursday when men of the Nigeria Customs Service and soldiers clashed with suspected smugglers, leaving two persons dead and 10 others injured.
A farmer prepares to collect a cocoa pod at a cocoa farm in Alepe, Ivory Coast December 7, 2020. REUTERS-Luc Gnago-File Photo

Study finds around 15% of Ivory Coast’s cocoa farms are in protected forest

Around 15% of cocoa farms in the world's top grower Ivory Coast are in protected forest areas, potentially breaching standards expected in upcoming European Union law, a study commissioned by the country's sector regulator found.
Popular Nigerian actor, Alexx Ekubo, has finally announced his wedding date with his fiancée.

Nigerian actor announces wedding date with his fiancée

Now that the public is aware, Alexx Ekubo took to his Instagram page on Saturday to thank his fans for their congratulatory messages and share hints on his wedding date.
A banner for the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics is seen behind a traffic sign, following an outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Tokyo, Japan, March 23, 2020. REUTERS-Issei Kato --File Photo

Petition to postpone or cancel Tokyo Olympics nears 300,000 signatures

A petition titled ‘Cancel the Tokyo Olympics to protect our lives’ has almost garnered 300,000 signatures as Tokyo citizens urge the International Olympic Committee to postpone the Games or cancel it outrightly.