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CAN announces intercessory prayer session over insecurity in Nigeria

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared August 23 a day of collective intercessory prayer for Nigeria over insecurity situation in the country.
Sri Lanka’s longest-serving party leader and former Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Monday announced quitting the party.

Sri Lanka’s former premier quits party leadership after election defeat

Sri Lanka’s longest-serving party leader and former Prime Minister, Ranil Wickremesinghe, on Monday announced quitting the party.

Petroleum tankers drivers begin strike

Petroleum Tanker Drivers in Lagos State have withdrawn their services as directed by the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) beginning from Aug. 10.
Senator Buruji Kashamu

YYA sues for peace in Ondo Assembly, condoles with Ogun over Senator Kashamu

The Yoruba Youth Assembly (YYA) has called for the reinstatement of the suspended deputy minority leader in Ondo State House of Assembly for a lasting peace in the legislature.

SSANU, NASU threaten to down tools over unresolved issues with federal government

The Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) and Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) said they would proceed on strike over unresolved issues with the Federal Government immediately the universities reopen.
Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has congratulated Olumide Akpata on his emergence as the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

NBA elections: Olumide Akpata, others receive certificates of return

The Electoral Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association on Sunday presented Certificates of Return to the winners of the just-concluded association’s national officers’ elections.
Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA)

ECWA urges Nigerian government to end insecurity in Kaduna, Plateau, others

The Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA) has called on the Federal Government to end the killings in southern Kaduna, Plateau, Benue, Taraba and Adamawa states.
Evangelical Church Winning All (ECWA)

ECWA condemns deradicalisation, rehabilitation of repentant Boko Haram members

The Evangelical Church of Winning All (ECWA) has condemned the huge resources being committed to the supposed deradicalisation and rehabilitation of the repentant Boko Haram members by the Federal Government while millions of their victims are still languishing in deplorable Internal Displaced Persons (IDP) camps.
British Airways Boeing 747s parked at Bournemouth airport during the coronavirus pandemic. Andrew Matthews-PA

British Airways pilots back job loss deal

British Airways pilots have overwhelmingly voted to accept a deal cutting wages by 20 percent with 270 jobs lost, according to aviation union BALPA.

Minister: More Nigerians will benefit from rail stations naming

Minister of Transportation Rotimi Amaechi says more prominent Nigerians will still benefit from the Federal Government’s naming of railway stations across the country.
A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, (NBA-SBL), Mr Olumide Akpata, has emerged the 30th President of the NBA.

New NBA president pledges transformational agenda

A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, (NBA-SBL) Mr Olumide Akpata, has emerged the 30th President of the NBA.
A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, (NBA-SBL), Mr Olumide Akpata, has emerged the 30th President of the NBA.

Olumide Akpata emerges NBA President

A former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Section on Business Law, (NBA-SBL), Mr Olumide Akpata, has emerged the 30th President of the NBA.

Nearly 30,000 lawyers to vote as NBA begins 2020 elections

The 2020 elections into national offices of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) have opened online with a total of 29, 635 lawyers accredited to cast their votes.

Self-defence, way out of killings in Southern Kaduna – Christian elders

Dissatisfied that security agencies cannot protect Christians from the raging killings in Southern Kaduna and many parts of the country, the National Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, has urged Christians to defend themselves and avert certain death in the hands of “jihadists.”
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 congratulates coach Ndubuisi Egbo on Albanian league victory

The Nigeria Football Federation has congratulated former Super Eagles player, Emmanuel Ndubuisi Egbo, who has become the first Nigerian and African to lead a European club to a top league domestic title.

FIFPRO wants specific measures to protect players from overload

The global footballers’ union FIFPRO wants concrete safeguards to protect players from fixture overload and the consequent risk of injury.
China announced Thursday the suspension of all domestic football and postponed indefinitely the top-flight Chinese Super League (CSL) season in response to the deadly viral outbreak sweeping the country.

28 football club members contract coronavirus in Zambia

The restart of the Zambian season, planned for Saturday, was delayed 24 hours after 28 players and staff from league leaders Forest Rangers tested positive for coronavirus.
South African Airways has announced that it will continue to honour its flight obligations to cargo and evacuation flight customers all through this month.

South African court dismisses appeal against SAA layoff ruling

A South African court on Thursday dismissed an appeal by administrators in charge of South African Airways (SAA) against a ruling which prevented them from laying off staff.

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Cristiano Ronaldo returned to training with Juventus in Turin on Tuesday after an absence of over two months because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Cristiano Ronaldo camp quashes talk of Barcelona move

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has suggested that the Catalan giants have been contacted about an unlikely approach for the legendary attacker.

Edo guber: Ayodele Fayose denies saying Godwin Obaseki will lose

A former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has denied saying Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State will lose his re-election bid.
Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, Tuesday, at the weekly PTF briefing on COVID-19, said the first set of Nigerians anxious to return to the country would be evacuated soon.

Minister: My three layers of protection didn’t stop me from contracting coronavirus

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, says though he had “three layers of protection,” they did not stop him from contracting the COVID-19 global pandemic.

Lagos task force destroys 150 illegal shanties, kiosks

The Lagos State Task Force on Environmental and Special Offences Enforcement Unit, on Wednesday, destroyed over 150 illegal shanties, kiosks and shop extensions in the Arewa Community Central Mosque area of Agege.
Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu has said officials of the administration of Governor Godwin Obaseki are different from former national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the party’s governorship candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Edo guber: PDP, APC candidates battle for monarch’s blessings

The leading candidates for the September 19 governorship election in Edo State, Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP; and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress, APC, are in a rat race of sorts for the support of traditional rulers in the state.