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Cardiff City’s English manager Neil Warnock walks on the pitch at the end of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Cardiff City at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 29, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Neil Warnock: Burnley match crucial if Cardiff City are to stay up

Neil Warnock says Cardiff City's trip to Burnley on April 13 will be pivotal in their battle to avoid relegation from the Premier League this season.
Cristiano Ronaldo missed a second half penalty kick for Juventus but it did not matter as the Serie A leaders brushed aside Chievo 3-0 in a top-versus-bottom clash on Monday.

Cristiano Ronaldo carries Juventus hope against Atletico Madrid

Juventus’s Champions League hopes are hanging on Cristiano Ronaldo pulling off another sensational comeback as the Italians trail 2-0 to defensive specialists Atletico Madrid going into the last 16, second-leg tie in Turin on Tuesday.
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Euro, Canadian dollar fall before central bank meeting

The euro fell towards a one-week low on Tuesday as the dollar gained broadly and investors began pricing in more caution from the European Central Bank at its meeting on Thursday.
Fredrick Nwabufo

Why money is not flowing like Ikogosi springs this campaign season

I am sure you have noticed that “money is not flowing” this season as it did in 2015 when there was a blizzard of dollars.

Senator Saraki: Legislative business must continue despite elections

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has charged his colleagues to be focused on legislative business despite activities of the election season, even as he called for restraint in the use of power.

Okezie Ikpeazu swears in new permanent secretary

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has sworn-in Mrs Onyinyechi Nwachukwu, as a Permanent Secretary in the state Civil Service.
Dapo Abiodun

2019: Dapo Abiodun assures Yewa monarchs he won’t be sectional governor

Governorship candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has assured traditional rulers in Ogun West that he would not operate a sectional government, if he emerges as the next governor of the state.

Ekiti lawmaker removes EFCC marking on building

A member of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Dr Samuel Omotoso, has removed markings of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission from a two-storey commercial building in Ado Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.
Mary Uduk

Investment advisers urged to embrace technology

The Acting Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Ms. Mary Uduk, has charged investment advisory practitioners in the country to embrace emerging technologies in order to enable them deliver prompt and efficient investment advice to their clients at all times.
Expectations are high among Ekiti indigenes following the inauguration of Dr Kayode Fayemi as the new governor of the state on Tuesday.

Expectations rise as Kayode Fayemi takes over in Ekiti

Expectations are high among Ekiti indigenes following the inauguration of Dr Kayode Fayemi as the new governor of the state on Tuesday.

Senator Shehu Sani: Direct primaries remain most credible, transparent

As political parties prepare for the 2019 general elections, Sen. Shehu Sani (APC/Kaduna), has said that direct primary elections were the most credible and transparent process of determining candidates.
Governor Udom Emmanuel declares his intention to run for a second time as Akwa-Ibom governor at a rally... August 25, 2018. Twitter-MrUdomEmmanuel

PDP govs boycott Governor Emmanuel’s second term declaration

Against all expectations and hype, Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State declared for a second term on Friday with the presence of only two of the 10 other Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in attendance.
Sardar Azmoun

Iran striker retires at 23 over World Cup criticism

Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun has announced his retirement from international football aged just 23, saying criticism from fans of his performance at the World Cup had harmed his mother’s health.

Shell profits rise on back of soaring oil prices

Royal Dutch Shell on Thursday reported a 42 percent rise in first-quarter profit, its highest in over three years, boosted by higher oil prices and production.

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A group photograph with Kano State governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, his deputy Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna, Speaker state assembly Rurum and the newly appointed emirs from left Sarkin Rano, Alhaji Tafida Abubakar Ila; Sarkin Bichi, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero; from right Sarkin Gaya – Alhaji Ibrahim Abdulkadir Gaya and Sarkin Karaye, Dr. Alhaji Ibrahim ll. After the official installation of four new emirs by Kano State governor on Saturday at indoor stadium at Sani Abacha. Photo Sani Maikatanga

Group calls for scrapping of new emirates in Kano

A group under the aegis of the Renaissance Coalition in collaboration with Civil society organisations (CSOs), and other stakeholders in Kano have called for the scrapping of the newly created emirates in the state.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

Federal government declares May 29, June 12 public holidays

The Federal Government has declared May 29 and June 12 as public holidays to mark the transition to a new government and Democracy Day respectively.

Sanitation: Taraba government bans use of polythene bags

Gov. Darius Ishaku of Taraba on Monday banned the use of polythene and plastic bags in the state to boost clean environment.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Governor Obaseki: We’ll ensure investors in plantations in Edo preserve forest belt

Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, has said that the state will ensure its forest belt is preserved as more investors in oil palm, cocoa, rubber plantations set up shop in the state, noting that state will collaborate with relevant stakeholders in the sector on a reforestation programme.