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Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp slammed British broadcasters Sky and BT on Sunday over match scheduling that he says is leading to more player injuries.

Jurgen Klopp faults broadcasters over hectic match schedule

Liverpool boss Juergen Klopp slammed British broadcasters Sky and BT on Sunday over match scheduling that he says is leading to more player injuries.
The coronavirus vaccine being developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found to be 90% effective in preventing people from getting the virus.

Hope rises as Pfizer, BioNTech analysis shows coronavirus vaccine is 95% effective

A final analysis of the Phase 3 trial of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine shows it was 95% effective in preventing infections, even in older adults, and caused no serious safety concerns, the company said Wednesday.

Governor Ugwuanyi lauds Dana Air flight resumption to Enugu

Enugu State Governor, Dr Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has commended Dana Air Services for its decision to restart flights to the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu State.
Livestock and native animals that could not escape were destroyed by the fires, and as the Australian climate heats scientists say more extreme fires can be expected [Saeed Khan-AFP]

Australia faces more fires, drought as climate continues to heat

Australia’s climate is expected become hotter and drier, increasing the risk of drought and extreme weather events such as the bushfires that devastated swathes of southeastern Australia in the last southern hemisphere summer, according to the latest climate report from the country’s weather bureau.
African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)’s President, Prof. Benedict Oramah, said this at the on-going Afreximbank Annual Meeting (AAM 2019) in Moscow on Thursday.

Afreximbank, AFD scale climate change investments for Nigeria, others

The African Export-Import Bank and Agence Française de Développement have reiterated their commitment to scaling up finance for climate change initiatives in Nigeria and other African countries.
Speaking at the inauguration of a 969-metre `Rebisi’ dual carriage flyover in Port Harcourt, on Saturday, Minister of Works and Housing, by Mr Babatunde Fashola, who made the pronouncement also said that the Federal Government “is not in competition with any state’’ of the federation over project implementation.

Nigerian government’ll prioritise completion of road, bridge projects – minister

The Federal Government will focus on the completion of ongoing road and bridge projects in the country rather than beginning new ones, in the implementation of the 2021 budget, the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has said.
Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland.

Screen unveils the 2020 Stars of Tomorrow

Screen International has unveiled Stars of Tomorrow 2020, its annual, eagerly anticipated talent showcase of the most exciting new actors, writers, directors, producers, and heads of department emerging across the UK and Ireland. Screen International...
Canadian rapper, Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, better known as Tory Lanez, has opened up on the shooting incident involving him and fellow rapper, Megan Thee Stallion.

Tory Lanez: I didn’t shoot Megan Thee Stallion

Canadian rapper, Daystar Shemuel Shua Peterson, better known as Tory Lanez, has opened up on the shooting incident involving him and fellow rapper, Megan Thee Stallion.
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Israel detects mosquitoes infected with deadly West Nile virus

Mosquitoes infected with the deadly West Nile virus were found in northern and southern Israel, the Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection reported on Wednesday.
Recall that the N10.594 trillion 2020 Budget passed by the National Assembly was on Tuesday assented to by President Muhammadu Buhari. 4

President Buhari places travel restrictions on ministers, others

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has placed travel restrictions on ministers, presidential aides, heads of agencies and other top officials of the government.
2 Face Idibia with his Legendary award alongside Kenny Ogungbe.

AFRIMA: Awilo, 2Face Idibia receives Legendary awards

Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Tiwa, Burna Boy, Wizkid, 2Baba shine at 6th AFRIMA awards

Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Winners were announced in...
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WHO classifies ‘gaming disorder’ as an illness

The World Health Organization moved forward with a proposal to classify “gaming disorder” as an illness.

Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy, Mr Eazi, others make VGMAs nominees’ list

Nigerian musicians, Wizkid, Davido, Burna Boy and Mr Eazi, have been nominated for this year’s Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs).
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DAAR: Federal government is out to muzzle, stifle us out of operations

The Management of Daar Communications, a broadcast outfit, Thursday raised the alarm that ahead of 2019 general and Presidential elections, the federal government is out to muzzle and stifle them out of operations.

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The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

NDE commence training for 1,700 women, youths in Katsina

Under the Special Open Apprenticeship Scheme, the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) Katsina State office has commenced the training of 1700 persons drawn from across the 34 local government areas of the state.
No fewer than 1070 newly promoted policemen in Sokoto were on Tuesday decorated with their new ranks by Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, a statement by ASP Muhammad Sadiq, the command’s public relations officer said.

PPRO: 1, 070 promoted policemen in Sokoto wear new ranks

No fewer than 1070 newly promoted policemen in Sokoto state were on Tuesday decorated with their new ranks by Mr Ibrahim Kaoje, the Commissioner of Police (CP) in the state, a statement by ASP Muhammad Sadiq, the command’s public relations officer said.
Pep Guardiola has ruled out the possibility of returning to Camp Nou, insisting his period as Barcelona manager is over.

Pep Guardiola turns focus to Premier League after Champions League qualification

Manchester City coach Pep Guardiola says his players can now fully focus on turning the tide in the Premier League during a busy festive period after securing top spot in the Champions League Group C with one game to spare.
Nigerian Youths

NYP advises Nigerian youth to themselves for leadership position

As the country grapples with insecurity, economic downturn and bad governance, the Nigerian Youth Parliament (NYP) has encouraged young people to step forth with workable solutions that would salvage the country, rather than becoming armchair critics of the Buhari administration
A video advertisement from Nike Japan against bullying and racism that features biracial athletes and other minorities, such as those of Korean descent, has prompted a sharp online response including calls to boycott the company.

Japan: Nike advertisement on bullying, racism faces backlash, boycott calls

A video advertisement from Nike Japan against bullying and racism that features biracial athletes and other minorities, such as those of Korean descent, has prompted a sharp online response including calls to boycott the company.