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Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose

Ayo Fayose: President Buhari will be remembered like Donald Trump

Former Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, says Nigerians cannot wait to see the end of the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari, just as Americans look forward to the exit of the administration of outgoing US President, Donald Trump.
Chelsea are reportedly to open talks with Bayern Munich star, David Alaba, in the New Year.

David Alaba’s father addresses Real Madrid links as defender nears Bayern Munich exit

David Alaba's father has addressed reports linking the exit-bound Bayern Munich defender with Real Madrid.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Odion Ighalo wants Super Eagles return

On loan to Manchester United from Chinese side, Shanghai Shenhua in a deal which will expire at the end of this month after the initial six months loan was extended retired from international football after the 2019 AFCON, where he finished as top scorer.

UNN starts post UTME screening under coronavirus safety rules

The University of Nigeria Nsukka (UNN) has successfully started the conduct of Post University Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening for prospective candidates for admission into the 2020/2021 academic session.
Commuters head to take the train at rush hour, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at Canning Town underground station in London, Britain, January 18, 2021. REUTERS-Hannah McKay

UK says vaccine manufacturing is ‘lumpy’ but still on course for targets

Britain’s vaccine rollout is limited by a “lumpy” manufacturing process affecting supplies of both Pfizer and AstraZeneca, but is on track to hit its targets, Vaccine Deployment Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on Monday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated a former Minister for Commerce and Industry, Senator Jubril Martins Kuye, on his 80th birthday.

Ogun APC mourns Senator Martins Kuye

The All Progressives Congress, Ogun State Chapter, has expressed “deep sadness” over the demise of former Minister of Commerce and industries who was also a former distinguished Senator who represented the Ogun East Senatorial District, Senator Jubril Martins Kuye; describing his death as “the passing away of one of Ogun’s finest politicians.”
The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu addressing journalist at the state house in Marina, during the Inspector General Police visit to Lagos on November 3, 2020. The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, visit Lagos urged men and officers of the Nigeria Police Force in Lagos State not to be discouraged by the destruction and killings of their men during #EndSARS protest in the state, the IG admitted that the morale of the police was down after the ugly incident, in which six cops were lynched and 36 critically injured (Photo by Olukayode Jaiyeola/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Crisis looms over plot to sell ‘police officers mess’ in Lagos

Ahead of the exit of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, from the service early next month, a major crisis is now looming in the police force over the decision to sell the multibillion naira Police Officers Mess located at Onikan, Lagos State.
Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has listed some communities inKwara and Niger as notorious for smuggling activities over the years.

Nigeria customs shuts border with Niger Republic

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) yesterday shut Nigeria’s border with Niger Republic at Jibia, Katsina State less than 48 hours the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) reopened it in line with the directive of President...
Barcelona have ruled goalkeeper Neto out for up to eight weeks with a fractured left wrist.

Barcelona boss reveals Arsenal-linked Neto has asked to leave Camp Nou

Ronald Koeman has confirmed that goalkeeper Neto has asked to leave the club in the January transfer window.
A former military administrator of Lagos State, Ndubuisi Kanu, has passed away.

Lagos governor: We will give Ndubuisi Kanu a befitting burial

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday disclosed the readiness of the state government to give former Military Governor of the State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (rtd) a befitting burial.
Arsenal’s German midfielder Mesut Ozil prepares to take a freekick during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in London on December 15, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - IKIMAGES - AFP)

Arsenal reach agreement with Mesut Özil to terminate contract

Arsenal have came to an agreement in principle with Mesut Özil to terminate his contract with immediate effect, per The Athletic.
Arsenal are eyeing Barcelona goalkeeper Neto.

Arsenal target Neto hands in transfer request at Barcelona

Arsenal transfer target Neto has demanded a Barcelona exit in search of first-team football.
A former military administrator of Lagos State, Ndubuisi Kanu, has passed away.

Lagos sets up committee for Ndubuisi Kanu’s burial

The Lagos State Government has set up a four-member committee to ensure a befitting burial for former military governor of the state, retired Rear Adm. Ndubuisi Kanu.
In response, business secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said the government wanted to build up workers’ rights.

Britain denies wanting to reduce workers’ rights post-Brexit

The FT reported here on Thursday that the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy was proposing changes focused on ending the 48-hour working week, rules around rest breaks, and not including overtime pay when calculating some holiday pay entitlements, citing people familiar with the plans.
Fabinho has insisted that Mohamed Salah is very happy at Liverpool amid speculation over the Liverpool star's future.

Fabinho: Mo Salah ‘very happy’ at Liverpool despite Real Madrid and Barcelona talk

The likes of Real Madrid and Barcelona have been linked with the Egypt international after comments made in December where he left the door open to a possible Anfield exit.
The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at a press briefing in Abuja.

Nigerian government lists requirements for travellers, rolls out quarantine protocol

The new provisional quarantine protocol for passengers arriving Nigeria introduced by the federal government has come into effect from Monday, 11th January, 2021.
Genoa have informed wantaway Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos to make a decision on his future by the end of next week or they will look to recruit a different player.

Arsenal defender keen to join Real Betis this month

The centre-back is surplus to requirements at Emirates Stadium and would like to move to the Liga side currently managed by former Real Madrid, Manchester City and West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini.

Nigerian government to sanction firms not hiring qualified citizens

Through the Special Ministerial Task Force on Monitoring and Enforcement of Nigerian Expatriate Business Permit and Expatriate Quota Administration, the government said it had directed companies in the country to submit the Tax Identification Numbers, National Identification Numbers (NIN), phone numbers and email addresses of Nigerians understudying expatriates in their firms.

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The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

Minister: Special Public Works programme aimed at shielding the most vulnerable from effects of...

The Minister of State for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, has stated that the aim of the Federal Government Extended Special Public Works Programme, ESPW, was to shield the most vulnerable from the ravaging effects of Covid-19 pandemic which include but not limited to, pervasive hunger, poverty, environmental degradation and joblessness.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the United States finds it “unbearable” that the Islamic Revolution remains in place 41 years after bringing down its ally the shah.

Iran’s Hassan Rouhani hails departure of ‘tyrant’ Donald Trump

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday hailed the departure of “tyrant” US counterpart Donald Trump, who is due to leave office later in the day making way for President-elect Joe Biden.
Brendan Rodgers on the touchline during Leicester City's win over Chelsea (Plumb Images-Leicester City FC via Getty Images)

Leicester City boss coy on title chances

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers continued to play down Leicester’s title chances despite the Foxes going top of the Premier League.

Ondo government awards N7.4 billion road, building contracts

The Ondo State Executive Council has approved four contracts at the sum of N7.4 billion, with the execution period of the contract lasting between eight months and 24 months.

Coronavirus: LASU suspends Jumah service at central mosque

The Lagos State University, LASU, Muslim Community has suspended Jumah Service at the university’s Central Mosque until further notice.