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Prime Minister Boris Johnson discussed telecoms security with US President Donald Trump as he prepares to announce if Britain will use China’s Huawei in its 5G networks, officials said Saturday.

US estimates £1.4 billion bill to remove Huawei, ZTE gear

US rural telecommunications companies that rely on federal subsidies would have to spend at least $1.837 billion ($1.4bn) to remove and replace equipment from Huawei and ZTE, the country’s telecoms regulator has estimated.
Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly interested in signing Queens Park Rangers forward Eberechi Eze in the summer.

Fulham joins Crystal Palace in the race to sign Eberechi Eze

Newly Promoted side Fulham have entered the race sign Eberechi Eze from Crystal Palace in the current transfer window.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has described as unfortunate the silence of security agencies in apprehending those that ‘want to destroy the state.’

CSO: Governor Wike’s suspension of council chairmen, abuse of power

The Rivers State Civil Society Organization, RIVSC, has condemned the suspension of three local government chairmen by Governor Nyesom Wike.

PDP moves to resolve House of Reps minority leadership crisis

It was gathered that, to this end, the PDP National Working Committee (NWC), met with members of the House elected its platform at the party’s National secretariat , Wadata Plaza, in Abuja, on Wednesday to explore ways of resolving the crisis that has paralysed the activities of the opposition party caucus in the Green chamber.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.

Nigerian government to establish over 600 farm mechanisation centres

The federal government has said it will start up a programme, “The Green Imperative”, which will lead to the establishment of 632 farm mechanisation centres in the country.
French President Emmanuel Macron is due to set out his response to 150 recommendations from a citizens’ convention on climate change.

France’s Emmanuel Macron to decide on climate moves after Green city hall wins

The centrist president is expected to set out his first steps toward the “economic, green and social” recovery that he promised after the coronavirus epidemic.
Popular Hollywood actor, Idris Elba has been seen walking streets of London for the first time since recovering from coronavirus.

Idris Elba steps out for first time after recovering from coronavirus

Popular Hollywood actor Idris Elba has been seen walking streets of London for the first time since recovering from coronavirus.
Nyesom Wike

Rivers governor issues new directives to coronavirus taskforce

The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has directed officials of the Local Government Task Force to identify hotels operating during the lockdown for demolition, following the spread of the coronavirus disease in the country.
The University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital, UPTH, has commenced testing for COVID-19 in Rivers State.

UNIPORT teaching hospital commences testing for coronavirus

Speaking, Prof. Henry Ugboma, the Chief Medical Director of UPTH, stated that two Polymerase Chain Reaction, PCR, machine used for testing COVID 19 are in the facility ready, thanking the FG in collaboration with Shell SPDC for supporting the hospital with the medical equipment.
Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has ordered the closure of largest beef and livestock market in the State located in the Trans-Amadi area of Port Harcourt indefinitely.

Governor Wike: Senior police officer sabotaging lockdown in Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused a Deputy Commissioner of Police in the state of sabotaging the lockdown imposed on the state to check the spread of the coronavirus in the state by issuing illegal letters to companies to operate.
More than a billion people remained indoors in India on Sunday during a one-day nationwide curfew aimed at controlling the spread of the novel coronavirus even as positive cases topped 300.

India extends lockdown by two weeks

The nationwide coronavirus lockdown in India will be extended by two weeks after May 4, the government said today.
The House of Representatives is calling for the postponement of the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold next week in Edo State.

House of Reps to sit once a week till lockdown order is lifted

Following the extension of the lockdown imposed on the Federal Capital Territory, Lagos and Ogun States by President Muhammadu Buhari to curb the spread of coronavirus, the House of Representatives at the resumption of plenary on Tuesday resolved to sit once every week till the lockdown order is lifted.
Governor Nyesom Wike acted illegally by suspending the chairman of Abua-Odua local Government Council, the Civil Rights Council said.

Rivers: Full congregation not allowed in churches on Easter Sunday

The Rivers State Government has reversed its decision to allow churches in the state hold services on Easter Sunday.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Chris Green: Gernot Rohr an average coach

Former technical committee Chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation, Christopher Green has stated that Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr does not deserve a new contract.
The male hostel of Government Secondary School (GSS) in Gboko area of Benue state was on Wednesday gutted by fire.

Fire razes Benue school hostel

The male hostel of Government Secondary School (GSS) in Gboko area of Benue state was on Wednesday gutted by fire.
Sporting playmaker Bruno Fernandes has claimed that he was eager to seal a move to Tottenham during the summer transfer window.

Sporting make huge demand over Bruno Fernandes deal to Manchester United

Sporting Lisbon have made one final demand to Manchester United before allowing Bruno Fernandes to joined the Premier League giant this month.

Delta engages 850 unemployed youths as STEP, YAGEP trainee

The Delta State Government has engaged 850 unemployed youths as entrepreneurs for its Skills Training and Entrepreneurship Training (STEP) and the Youth Agricultural Entrepreneurs Programme (YAGEP) in the 2019/2020 Programme Cycle.
Manuel Pellegrini will be hoping his bubble has not burst already in east London

West Ham sack manager Manuel Pellegrini

West Ham have sacked manager Manuel Pellegrini after a 2-1 home defeat by Leicester City – their ninth loss in the past 12 games.

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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: My family not under surveillance

The Media Office of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, has reacted to reports that the former Vice President is affected by the recent visa ban announced by the United States Government.
Babajide Akeredolu, son of the Governor of Ondo State, has threatened to sue his father’s deputy, Agboola Ajayi, over alleged false accusation that he siphoned the sum of N433 million from the State’s coffers.

Ondo governor’s son threatens deputy governor with suit

Babajide Akeredolu, son of the Governor of Ondo State, has threatened to sue his father’s deputy, Agboola Ajayi, over alleged false accusation that he siphoned the sum of N433 million from the State’s coffers.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah defender Gbadamosi Jimoh Olamilekan has completed his transfer to Rivers United ahead of the 2020-2021 Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL season.

Gbadamosi Olamilekan joins Rivers United from FC Ifeanyi Ubah

FC Ifeanyi Ubah defender Gbadamosi Jimoh Olamilekan has completed his transfer to Rivers United ahead of the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League NPFL season.
Nigeria Professional Football League outfit Kwara United has confirmed the signing of Michael Ohanu, Adesina Gats, and Afeez Nosiru.

Kwara United announces the signing of Michael Ohanu, Adesina Gats, Afeez Nosiru

Nigeria Professional Football League outfit Kwara United has confirmed the signing of Michael Ohanu, Adesina Gats, and Afeez Nosiru.

Man in court for allegedly defrauding business partner of N10 million

A man, Hule Sunday, on Tuesday appeared in a Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, for allegedly defrauding his business partner of N10 million.