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Borussia Dortmund have confirmed that they will not be one of the clubs joining the proposed Super League.

Borussia Dortmund confirm they will not join European Super League

Plans for the formation of a new European competition were unveiled on Sunday, with 12 founding clubs having already signed up for the competition which has been designed to rival the current Champions League.
Director of Information, National Assembly Abuja, Rawlings Agada, has said the sum of N37 billion, approved for the renovation of the National assembly complex may not be enough for the work.

NBA blocks entrance to National Assembly over financial autonomy

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) on Monday blocked the entrance of the National Assembly in their bid to take their protest against the non-implementation of financial autonomy of the Judiciary to the leadership of the Senate.
Juventus chief Andrea Agnelli has been named as the vice-chair of the new European Super League, and he has explained why he believed the new competition will be positive for the sport on the whole.

ESL vice-chairman Andrea Agnelli promotes decision for breakaway

Juventus chief Andrea Agnelli has been named as the vice-chair of the new European Super League, and he has explained why he believed the new competition will be positive for the sport on the whole.
MURIC Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, said this in a statement on Monday in Lagos.

MURIC: Why some Nigerians want Isa Pantami to resign, why he should not

The Muslim Rights Concern has urged the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, to ignore calls by some people that he should resign.
The Premier League have confirmed the launch of their Hall of Fame.

Premier League launch ‘Hall of Fame’ with two inductees on Monday

English football’s top flight was due to announce two initial inductees in 2020 but that was delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
French President Emmanuel Macron and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy hold a news conference following their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France April 16, 2021. Anne-Christine Poujoulat-Pool via REUTERS

Ukraine pushes for four-way talks including Russia to restore ceasefire in east

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Friday pressed for four-way peace negotiations that included Russian President Vladimir Putin to ease tensions following the build-up of Russian troops along their shared border.
A Nigerian firm, the Mercury Maritime Concession Company (MMCC), has proffered a solution to the congestion at the nation’s seaports and related traffic gridlock in Lagos.

Maritime workers shut down Lagos port terminal

The Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN) on Thursday shut down the premises of AP Moller Terminals (APMT) at the Lagos Ports Complex in Apapa, over an alleged breach of local content law.
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Police deploy 17,500 personnel for Rivers council election

The Police Command in Rivers has deployed no fewer than 17,500 personnel for Saturday’s Local Government elections in the state.
FILE PHOTO: Migrants from Haiti arrive to the Val Verde Border Humanitarian Coalition after being released from U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Del Rio, Texas, U.S., March 21, 2021. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Migration raises tension in Texas border town

More migrants are crossing the U.S.-Mexico border near Del Rio, Texas than Martinez recalls in his 13 years as Val Verde County Sheriff. They wade across the Rio Grande river and into residents’ yards.

JAMB: Fraudsters take control of our sites, divert over N10 million allowance of ad-hoc...

Over N10 million meant to be paid to ad-hoc staff of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, as allowance has been hijacked into the accounts of over a dozen frausters who gained entry into the internet site of the board.

Lagos Muslims to pay N1.37 million for hajj pilgrimage

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has said that the least amount to be paid for participation in the 2021 Umrah (lesser hajj) in Saudi Arabia is N1.37 million.
The Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), says there is no recruitment exercise going on in the institution, warning members of public to be wary of those behind the rumour.

FUTA students move to tackle off-campus robbery attacks

Following incessant armed robbery attacks at the off-campus hostels of the Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA), a five-man security committee has been set up to tackle the menace.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA: UTME basic requirement for admission

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has said the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is a basic requirement for admission into the academy.

NCAA: Aircraft operating in Nigeria are subjected to specified maintenance

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says aircrafts operating in the country’s airspace are subjected to rigorous and specified maintenance and as scheduled.

Imo attack: Rivers police beef up security

The Spokesperson for the Command, SP Nnamdi Omoni, had on Easter Monday said the Police in Rivers State was at alert and capably ready to fight off any aggression from gunmen suspected to be members of Eastern Security Network (ESN), the armed wing of the proscribed Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), who have been attacking police and
At least one person has been shot near the US Capitol building in Washington DC and the area has been locked down, emergency services have said.

One person shot outside US Capitol building as area locked down – emergency services

At least one person has been shot near the US Capitol building in Washington DC and the area has been locked down, emergency services have said.
Mr Ben Llewellyn-Jones, UK’s Deputy High Commissioner, disclosed this in a statement, on Thursday, in Lagos.

UK funds Nigeria’s first open-source business intelligence platform – envoy

The United Kingdom Government said it has funded an Opened Source Business Intelligence Platform aimed at providing reliable data about the Nigeria Technology Sector.
Speaking at a press conference on the violence that trailed the EndSARS protests in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said social media was used to spread fake news and disinformation that catalyzed the violence that was witnessed across the country.

Lai Mohammed: We amended national broadcasting code to end monopoly

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government amended the National Broadcasting Code to provide a level playing ground for all stakeholders in the industry to thrive.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it will soon commence the issuance of its enhanced 10 years validity passports in London and Atlanta.

Nigeria begins issuance of 10-year-validity passports in London, Atlanta

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it will soon commence the issuance of its enhanced 10 years validity passports in London and Atlanta.

Easter: Police, NSCDC deploy 7,796 personnel to strategic locations in Oyo

As Christians mark the celebration of Easter, two security agencies, the Oyo State Police Command and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in the state have deployed 7,796 personnel to strategic locations to ensure security of lives and property.
The Police Command in Oyo, says it has deployed a total of 5,296 officers to ensure a hitch-free Easter celebration in the state.

Easter: Police deploy 5,296 officers in Oyo

The Police Command in Oyo, says it has deployed a total of 5,296 officers to ensure a hitch-free Easter celebration in the state.

Gunmen kill ex-PDP local council chairman in Niger

Unidentified gunmen in the early hours of Monday killed a former Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman in Tafa Local Government Area of Niger State, Mr Ishaya Sule.

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Two suspects lynched after trader robbed, shot dead in Akwa Ibom

Gunmen suspected to be armed robbers in the early hours of Monday invaded Mbiabong Itam community in Itu Local government Area, Akwa Ibom State, and killed a young shop owner identified as Ecole.
Lorient striker Terem Moffi says he will go crazy with joy if giving the opportunity to don the green and white jersey of the senior national team.

Borussia Dortmund interested in Terem Moffi

The pacy striker has scored against Ligue 1 big clubs; Paris Saint-Germain (one goal), Monaco (three goals) and Olympic Marseille (two goals) in the current campaign.
Firefighters worked Sunday to control a blaze at the University of Cape Town’s library, where valuable historical collections have been destroyed. Nic Bothma-EPA, via Shutterstock

Cape Town fire ‘contained’ as firefighters battle windy conditions

A blaze advanced along South Africa's iconic Table Mountain toward central Cape Town on Monday after ravaging university buildings, while firefighters battled strong winds in their efforts to control it and officials evacuated residential areas.
Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Fenerbache propose sensational swap deal for Emmanuel Dennis

Turkish giants, Fenerbache, have proposed an exchange deal that will see Emmanuel Dennis come over, while Tanzania star Ally Samatta joins Belgian champions Club Brugge.

No fracas in Taraba PDP – chairman

Retired Lt.-Col. Agbu Kefas, the Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Taraba has denied reports of division within the state chapter of the party.

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Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke believes German football is facing the greatest crisis in its history as it attempts to deal with the coronavirus pandemic.

Borussia Dortmund chief confirms BVB, Bayern Munich reject Super League

Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has confirmed that both Dortmund and Bayern Munich are against the formation of a Super League.

Music producer, four others nabbed for alleged cybercrime

Operatives of the Uyo Zonal Office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Friday April 16, 2021, arrested one Imeh Henshaw Nyong, a music producer and four others for alleged internet fraud in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
Malawi’s new President Lazarus Chakwera pledged to clamp down on corruption on Monday, as he delivered his inauguration speech in a scaled-down ceremony dampened by a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Malawi opposition party calls for president to vacate office

Malawi's once-ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Thursday called for President Lazarus Chakwera's election to be annulled after the country's electoral commissioners were removed from office.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Nigerian government cancels meeting with striking poly lecturers, judiciary workers

The Federal Government has canceled the planned meetings with the striking polytechnic lecturers and judiciary workers scheduled for today (Thursday).
Dozens of doctors' groups on Saturday warned that the Philippines was losing the coronavirus fight, urging President Rodrigo Duterte to tighten a recently eased lockdown as cases surged and hospitals turned away patients.

Philippines summons Chinese ambassador over South China Sea

The Philippines Department of Foreign Affairs said that it had summoned the Chinese ambassador to Manila, Huang Xilian, over the lingering illegal presence of Chinese vessels in Whitsun Reef in the South China Sea.