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Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020-21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.

Bayern thrash Schalke 8-0 in Bundesliga opener

Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.
Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde has confirmed the State recorded one case of COVID-19 on Friday.

Governor Makinde gives account, lists community development projects in Oyo zone

In his bid to take the dividends of democracy to the doorsteps of the people at the grassroots, Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has given an account of his administration’s developmental projects in the Oyo zone in the last one year.
The house of representatives says the N155 billion contract for the rehabilitation of the Abuja-Kano road is more than the worth of the project.

House of Reps: Abuja-Kano road project overpriced

The house of representatives says the N155 billion contract for the rehabilitation of the Abuja-Kano road is more than the worth of the project.

Nasarawa assembly wades into rivalry between government officials

Nasarawa State House of Assembly has decried the decline in performance of the State Urban Development Board (NUDB) due to crisis of leadership.
A UK-based Nigerian academic from Osun State and Chairman of TEXEM UK, Dr Alim Abubakre has been awarded UK’s prestigious Senior Fellowship of the Advanced Higher Education Academy (HEA).

UK education academy confers prestigious senior fellowship on Nigerian born academic

A UK-based Nigerian academic from Osun State and Chairman of TEXEM UK, Dr Alim Abubakre has been awarded UK’s prestigious Senior Fellowship of the Advanced Higher Education Academy (HEA).

Group seeks more responsive virus management to boost livestock production

A group of agricultural experts, Nigerian Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (NIFAAS), has called for boosting of the livestock sub-sector amidst COVID-19 pandemic challenges plaguing it.

Journalists’ forum tasks Nigerian government on fight against human trafficking

Mr Ajibola Abayomi, President, Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM), has urged the Federal Government to evolve stricter measures in the fight against human trafficking.
Edwin Kiagbodo Clark

Edwin Clark warns Nigerian government against scrapping Niger Delta Amnesty programme

Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has urged the Federal Government to tread with caution when dealing with issues concerning the Niger Delta region.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF sets up caretaker committee for Anambra FA

The Nigeria Football Federation has set up a Caretaker Committee for the running of the affairs of the Anambra State Football Association, following the expiration of the tenure of the Dr Ifeanyi Ubah-led executive team, and pending the conduct of fresh elections. The tenure of the Caretarker Committee, which will be inaugurated in Awka, the Anambra State capital on Wednesday, 5th August 2020 will be for a period of three months.
Mrs Florence Ajimobi

Eid-el-Kabir: Florence Ajimobi preaches love, forgiveness

The widow of late former Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, Florence, has urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of forgiveness and sharing of love.

NEDA: N100 billion probe against NEDC politically motivated, will fail

The North East Development Association (NEDA) has said that the N100 billion probe against the North East Development Commission (NEDC) was politically motivated and is bound to fail.
Marcelo Bielsa Leeds

Leeds ready to offer Marcelo Bielsa a mind-blowing new contract

Leeds officials will sit down with Marcelo Bielsa this week and try to thrash out a contract extension that will see the Argentine coach stay for at least another 12 months.
Juan Mata has trolled his Manchester United team-mate Nemanja Matic by jokingly saying the Serbia midfielder is only claiming to be doing his training regime during the coronavirus lockdown.

Nemanja Matic signs three-year contract extension at Manchester United

Nemanja Matic has been given a three-year contract extension at Manchester United, according to a renowned Italian journalist.
Bukayo Saka admits Arsenal “need to win games and win trophies” after hitting a serious slump, with Mikel Arteta being backed to turn the tide in north London.

Bukayo Saka signs long-term Arsenal deal

According to a statement published on Wednesday on the official Arsenal website, Saka has been with the Gunners since the age of seven and has come through the ranks from the famous Hale End academy.

Paul Parker urges Manchester United star to join Inter Milan

Former Manchester United defender Paul Parker has urged midfielder Jesse Lingard to join Inter Milan at the end of the current season.
Lionel Messi on Monday allowed a deadline to pass in his contract that would have allowed him to terminate the deal unilaterally and leave Barcelona on a free, Marca today report.

Lionel Messi close to agreeing Barcelona contract extension

The 32-year old is out of contract at the end of next season, and the club have initiated talks with Messi and his representative, and father, Jorge.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara extends suspension of council chairmen by six months

Gov. Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara on Thursday announced the extension of the suspension of the chairmen and councillors in the 16 local governments by six months.

Google’s new Chrome extension lets you link directly to specific text on a page

Link to Text Fragment is a new Chrome Extension from Google that lets you generate URLs to specific text on a webpage, regardless of the page’s formatting.

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Man in court for allegedly defrauding business partner of N10 million

A man, Hule Sunday, on Tuesday appeared in a Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding his business partner of N10 million.
Hon Justice Monica Bolna’an Dongban-Mensem is currently the Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeal, Enugu Division, Nigeria and Life Member of Body of Benchers.

Edo election tribunal opens secretariat to receive petitions

The Court of Appeal President, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, has established a Governorship Election Petition Tribunal Secretariat in Edo State.
Mali’s military junta announced the leaders of a new transition government in the Sahel state on Monday, which will retain strong army links despite international pressure to appoint civilians after a coup.

Mali appoints ex-defence minister as transition leader

Mali’s military junta announced the leaders of a new transition government in the Sahel state on Monday, which will retain strong army links despite international pressure to appoint civilians after a coup.
Hon. Ikponmwosa Ray Odeh, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Obaseki, has commended the people of Edo State for their conflict-free conduct during the just concluded elections in the state and congratulated the governor for his massive victory.

Governor Obaseki will not betray the trust of Edo people – Ray Odeh

Hon. Ikponmwosa Ray Odeh, Senior Special Assistant to Governor Obaseki, has commended the people of Edo State for their conflict-free conduct during the just concluded elections in the state and congratulated the governor for his massive victory.
Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Hon. Osamudiamen Destiny Odeh, has extended felicitations to the governor for his triumph at the recently concluded gubernatorial polls in Edo State.

Destiny Odeh: Governor Obaseki’s victory a new beginning to a continued legacy of good...

Senior Special Assistant to Governor Godwin Obaseki, Hon. Osamudiamen Destiny Odeh, has extended felicitations to the governor for his triumph at the recently concluded gubernatorial polls in Edo State.