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First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Seyi Akinwumi, has stated that the football federation gets to face more pressure always but will continue to work hard to meet the yearnings of Nigerians as regard ensuring good outing of all national teams.
The Federal University Oye-Ekiti, FUOYE, and the Ekiti State Primary Health Care Development Agency, ESPHCD, have collaborated to combat the scourge of yellow fever virus.
New world number one wrestler in the 57kg women category Odunayo Adekuruoye is relishing her latest success after emerging with another Gold medal triumph at the just concluded senior Africa wrestling championship in the Algerian capital city of Algiers which saw her moved up to number one in the world in her category.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has dragged a 22-years-old man, Gbolarinwa Olarenwaju, before a Federal High Court, Lagos for allegedly peddling 150g of Cannabis.
A Pan-Yoruba Socio-Cultural Group, Yoruba Ko’ya Movement has urged President Muhammad Buhari to rise above ethnic chauvinism and put a stop to consistent attacks on lives, peace, economy and unity of the nation by Miyetti Allah, the umbrella body of all Cattle Breeders and Herdsmen in the country.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has revoked the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of the Durbar Hotel belonging to the late Gen. Sani Abacha on Muhammadu Buhari Way by Independence Way, Kaduna.
The Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai, has revoked the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of the comatose Durbar Hotel believed to be owned by late Head of State General Sani Abacha, on claims of owing ground rent for 19 years.
The president of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick has hailed midfielder Wilfred Ndidi for his good performance for the Super Eagles over the years.
Youth Sports Federation of Nigeria (YSFON) has commended the Kano State Government for its grassroots sports development programme, saying it is happy with the efforts the state government is making towards having a successful 37th edition of the annual Ramat Cup for U-16 boys slated for February 13-21 in Kano State.
Coach Mike Brown, the Golden State Warriors’ Associate Head Coach has agreed to coach Nigeria’s men’s basketball team, D’Tigers, after agreeing to terms with the federation.
The entire board of Russia’s athletics federation has resigned as the government attempts to find a way out of the country’s deepening doping crisis before this year’s Olympic Games.
Top cyclist Jakob Fuglsang took to social media on Monday to contest links to disgraced Italian doctor Michele Ferrari, in response to reports of an investigation into the Olympic road race silver medallist.
The Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said the Commission has activated its 112 toll-free Emergency Telephone Number at Emergency Communication Centres (ECCs) in 18 States.
Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, has made a strong case for state police. In the Maiden Memorial Public Lecture in memory of Late Professor Olumuyiwa Awe delivered today at the Trechard Hall, University of Ibadan, Oyo State, Falana said: “In view of the clear provisions of the Constitution on the establishment of one police force for the federation state governors should ensure that the institution is superintended by the Nigeria Police Council.”
Foreigners who are infected with the deadly coronavirus are going to be deported from Russia. This is foreseen in the national plan on prevention of introduction and spread of the infection, RIA Novosti reports.
A total of 33 places in the boxing tournament at Tokyo 2020 will be up for grabs at the African Olympic qualifier beginning in Dakar tomorrow.
Mr Emmanuel Atama, the Executive Secretary of the National Cooperative Financing Agency of Nigeria (CFAN), has appealed to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to use appropriate monetary policy tools to check rising inflation rate in the country.
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma, has sought a refund of over N32billion his predecessors spent on Federal Government’s projects, especially on roads in the state.
South Korea reported its first death from the new coronavirus on Thursday, with 53 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed in a single day to bring the total to 104.
Thailand’s Constitutional Court has ruled that existing laws criminalising abortion are unconstitutional and ordered them to be amended, paving the way for clearer regulation for reproductive rights.
An actress who starred in the Queen of Katwe, a Disney film about a chess prodigy from a Ugandan slum, has died aged 15, Ugandan media report.
Manchester United coach, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, has listed some attributes of ex-Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo.
The management of Adamawa State University has banned a students’ press club operating in the institution for three months for allegedly posing a threat “to the security of other students on campus”.
Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions that Liverpool are the favourites to retain to the Champions League this season, revealing Juventus were his favourites for the European competition.
Ighalo’s participation for the Red Devils against Frank Lampard’s men means the 30-year-old is now the 200th player to make an appearance for Man United in the Premier League and also the first Nigerian to do so, according to Opta Joe.