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Former India batsman Gautam Gambhir feels Virat Kohli should be replaced as captain of the Royal Challengers Bangalore after the team ended yet another Indian Premier League campaign without the trophy.
Bright Osayi-Samuel has been omitted from Queens Park Rangers squad for Tuesday (tonight) Sky Bet Championship clash against Barnsley after turning down a new contract.
Everton remain top of the standings with 13 points and a healthier goal difference than city rivals and reigning champions Liverpool.
Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster is open to joining Sheffield United before the transfer deadline next month, a report from Sheffield Star claims.
Former Liverpool winger Jordon Ibe is set to join Derby County on a free transfer.
Pep Guardiola faces a stern test of his managerial philosophy as the Manchester City boss aims to overhaul Premier League champions Liverpool this season.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could miss the first two months of the 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) season, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.
Jeremy Lin revealed Tuesday he is leaving the Beijing Ducks after one season in China and wants to return to the NBA, where he sparked the “Linsanity” craze of 2012.
The Senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District, George Thompson Sekibo, on Sunday said the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, followed due process in demolishing the hotels and replacing them with schools.
The Senate on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to immediately brief Nigerians on efforts by the government to address the outbreak of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease in the country.
The Senate on Wednesday called for proper funding of the Nigerian Navy to enable it procures over one hundred and fifty vessels needed to undertake their constitutional responsibilities of securing the country’s territorial waters.
The Senate on Thursday resolved to send a delegation to commiserate with the victims and people of Anambra State over the recent tanker fire incident which claimed scores of lives. The upper chamber while reacting to the incident through a motion considered on the floor, urged the Federal Government through the Nigeria Fire Service to provide firefighting equipment in all major markets across the country. One of the sponsors of the motion, Senator Stella Oduah (PDP, Anambra North) lamented the incident which claimed many lives, especially that of a woman and her child after 16 years of childlessness. The lawmaker noted that between 2015 and 2018, fuel tanker infernos and accidents caused by vehicles have led to many deaths on Nigeria’s highway. Oduah recalled that in July this year, a motion on similar incident sponsored by Senator Orker-Jev Emmanuel Yisa (PDP, Benue North West) claimed many lives and destroyed property worth millions of naira. She called for strict enforcement of traffic safety rules by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), the Nigerian Police Force (NPF) and all relevant security agencies in order to ensure safer roads across the country. Accordingly, the Senate urged the NPF to work in conjunction with the FRSC to carry out a thorough investigation of the circumstances leading to the fuel tanker fire, with a view to prosecuting anyone found culpable. Meanwhile, the upper chamber on Thursday directed its Committees on Navy, Marine Transport and Finance to investigate the activities of Messrs OMSL limited and other security agencies at the Safe Anchorage Area in the Lagos Ports to determine the legality of their operations and revenue implications. The resolution was reached sequel to the consideration of a motion titled: “Illegal security activity by Messrs OMSL Limited at the Safe Anchorage Area of Lagos Ports and the need to investigate their excesses”. Sponsor of the motion, Senator George Thompson Sekibo (PDP, Rivers East), said that “a security company registered in the name of OMSL limited has since 2014 carried out provision of security of the Lagos Ports Safe Anchorage Area on fees from vessels without regard to the Nigerian Ports Authority. The lawmaker disclosed that “OMSL Limited charged every ship that anchored within the Safe Area $2,500 on the first day of anchorage and $1,500 on every subsequent day for the period any ship stayed at the anchorage area.” According to Sekibo, “it takes between 28 to 30 days for ships that anchor at the Safe Anchorage Area to exit, meaning that every ship pays as much as $46,500 for making use of the Anchorage Area within that period.” He added that, “OMSL in connivance with other security agencies are collecting a whooping sum of $133.28 million or N47.98 billion every year from 2014, meaning that over $733.04 or N263.89 billion have been collected by OMSL and its collaborators.” The lawmaker noted that by virtue of the Ports Act (1954), the Anchorage Area is an integral part of NPA statutory responsibility while NIMASA, Marine Police and Nigerian Navy have the sole responsibility to ensure safe and secure Nigeria territorial waters.
The Senate on Thursday reintroduced a bill seeking to establish the National Assembly Budget and Research Office (NABRO).
Kaduna state government has said security agencies have reported a sequence of attacks by armed bandits on soft targets in Igabi and Chikun local government areas killing 18 residents.
Chelsea goalkeeper, Edouard Mendy, has described manager Thomas Tuchel as a good motivational strategist.
Prosecutors in Malta charged two men on Wednesday with supplying the bomb used to kill journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Alisson joined Liverpool in 2018 from Roma and was voted FIFA men's goalkeeper of the year in 2019. His younger brother Muriel is a goalkeeper for Brazilian side Fluminense.
Joe Aribo says hitting the gym on a regular basis has helped improve his performance for Rangers this season.
Chief Whip of the Senate and former Governor of Abia State, Senator Orji Uzor Kalu, on Thursday beckoned the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, to join the ruling All Progressive’s Congress (APC).
Nearly 5,000 Hong Kong citizens have applied to live, work and study in the United Kingdom under a new visa scheme which opens up a path to British citizenship for people fleeing China’s crackdown in the former colony, The Times newspaper reported.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has slammed a 21-count charge against two female staffers of Access Bank Plc.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has vowed to take action after news of Jack Grealish’s injury was leaked before Sunday’s game against Leicester.
Reports say Seif Bamporiki was killed while delivering furniture to a client on Sunday afternoon in Cape Town. It is not clear whether the murder was politically motivated.