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Governor Udom Emmanuel

NDV: Akwa Ibom governor developing only his local council

The former militant group, Niger Delta Volunteers, NDV, has accused Governor Udom Emmanuel of abandoning oil-producing communities in Akwa Ibom State, and concentrating on his local government area.
Newly sworn in Governor of Bayelsa, Sen. Douye Diri, has urged the state House of Assembly to expedite passage of the 2020 Appropriation Bill he would soon present for consideration.

Bayelsa governor vows to defend Ijaws

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri has affirmed his readiness and total commitment to the Ijaw cause and interest, saying he would defend the Ijaw ethnic nationality in the Nigerian federation.

PDP asks National Assembly to probe President Buhari over Abacha loot

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the National Assembly to immediately undertake a forensic probe of the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Presidency: Repatriated funds’ll be utilised as agreed

The Presidency, on Friday, said that all the repatriated funds to the country have been earmarked for identified critical projects across the country in accordance with the agreement.
Bala Muhammad

I’ll do justice to all regardless of religious difference – Bauchi governor

Bauchi State Governor, Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has expressed his belief that the maintenance of peace and security is not only for the state, but for the country at large, just as he pledged to do justice to all the citizens of the state regardless of their religious differences.
General manager of Heartland FC, Godson Onyemaobi, has downplayed the transfer ban on the Owerri based side after the League Management Company banned the club from signing new players for the next two registration periods.

Heartland chief downplays LMC transfer ban

General manager of Heartland FC, Godson Onyemaobi, has downplayed the transfer ban on the Owerri based side after the League Management Company banned the club from signing new players for the next two registration periods.

Femi Falana: Nigerians free to sue government for refund of ransom paid to kidnappers

Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, Wednesday, called on Nigerians paying ransom to secure freedom for their abducted loved ones to feel free to approach the courts to compel the federal government to refund same because in his words, the responsibility for protecting lives and properties lies squarely with government.
Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan

Lawan: How N’Assembly is working to improve security situation in Nigeria

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said the National Assembly has devised a strategy that will see to the creation of institutions dedicated to providing enduring solutions to Nigeria's security travails. Academy
Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland said- “I strongly condemn the recent killings of civilians, including women and children in the North-West of Cameroon on 14 February 2020.”

Commonwealth chief condemns killings in Cameroon

The Commonwealth Secretary-General has issued a statement in response to an attack on a village in north-west Cameroon on 14 February which left 23 people dead, the majority of them children.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC wants NITDA replicate ICT centre in state secretariats

The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) has appealed to the National Information Technology Development Agency, NITDA, to help in replicating the Information and Communication Technology Centre it established at the Federal Capitial Territory Secretariat in other State secretariats in order to further enhance the ICT skills of Corp members.

FOI: SERAP seeks details of Sani Abacha loot

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the federal government to “disclose within 7 days of the receipt and/or publication of our Freedom of Information requests the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha, and details of spending of about $5 billion recovered loot since the return of democracy in 1999.”
Multiple rockets hit near the US embassy in Iraq’s capital early Sunday, an American military source said, the latest in a flurry of attacks against US assets in the country.

Rocket attack hits near US embassy in Iraq capital – US military source

Multiple rockets hit near the US embassy in Iraq’s capital early Sunday, an American military source said, the latest in a flurry of attacks against US assets in the country.

Bishop Kukah: President Buhari’s government most nepotistic, narcissistic in Nigeria’s history

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto archdiocese, Mathew Kukah, has described the government of President Muhammadu Buhari as the most nepotistic and narcissistic government in Nigeria’s history.
The Founder of the Evangelical Church of Yahweh Worldwide, Primate Theophilus Olabayo, has declared that the Spiritual Leader of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, is not a prophet.

Primate Olabayo: No prophets in Catholic Church, Father Mbaka working for APC

The Founder of the Evangelical Church of Yahweh Worldwide, Primate Theophilus Olabayo, has declared that the Spiritual Leader of the Adoration Ministry, Enugu, Reverend Father Ejike Mbaka, is not a prophet, adding that the Catholic Church does not groom prophets.

NIMET donates weather equipment to UNILORIN

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has donated equipment for weather data collection to the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Ilorin.
Said Bouteflika

Jailed brother of Algeria’s ex-president launches appeal

An Algerian military court Sunday started hearing an appeal against the 15-year jail term for the brother of former president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was brought down amid anti-regime protests last year.

Edwin Clark condemns exclusion Of Niger Delta in Abacha’s loot spending

The leader of the Pan Niger Delta Forum and elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has criticised the exclusion of Niger Delta region from the infrastructural projects to be built with the $308 million loot of a former military leader, General Sanni Abacha.

Why Kaduna governo annulled Sani Abacha property’s C-of-O

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.

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Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly initiated talks with Max Allegri over replacing Thomas Tuchel next season, according to a report in France.

PSG launch crowdfunding initiative against COVID-19

The initiative, named #PSGengage, has been set up to raise funds for Paris’ hospitals, volunteers and patients of the Secours Populaire Francais as well as the Action Against Hunger organisation in France and around the world.
The Premier League, EFL and FA have reportedly drawn up contingency plans in the event of a mass shut-down of sporting events amid concerns over the spreading of the coronavirus.

Premier League players set up initiative to raise funds for NHS

Alarge group of Premier League players have set up a collective initiative that will aim to support the fight against coronavirus in the UK.
The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it with an Executive proposal to establish a N500 billion COVID-19 Crisis Intervention Fund.

Nigeria cuts down 2020 budget by N317.5 billion

To reflect the present harsh economic realities occasioned by the coronavirus pandemic, the Federal Government has adjusted the 2020 budget, slashing the figures by N317.5 billion.
Samuel Eto’o offered an interview in Italy in which he spoke about the past and future of Inter Milan. Still, in the comparison with Juventus, the name Cristiano Ronaldo came up, who the Cameroonian called “the best of all time”.

Coronavirus: Barcelona legend Samuel Eto’o, La Liga stars share Stay at Home message

Former Barcelona forward Samuel Eto'o took to social media to join a host of La Liga stars to share a message for people to stay indoors while the coronavirus pandemic remains.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Mikel Obi confirms Botafago interest

Former Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi has confirmed that he is in talks with Botafogo about a possible move to the Rio de Janeiro club.