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Secretary-General of OPEC, Mr. Mohammed Barkindo

OPEC: Crude oil will remain relevant beyond 2045

Secretary General of the Organisation for Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, Mohammad Barkindo, yesterday, disclosed that despite its current anaemic outlook, crude oil would continue to be relevant in the foreseeable future, up to 2045.
Nicolas Pepe was sent off for a stupid headbutt on Ezgjan Alioski. Reuters

Mikel Arteta calls Nicolas Pepe’s behaviour ‘unacceptable’

Nicolas Pepe appeared to headbutt Leeds defender Ezgjan Alioski in an off-the-ball challenge and Arsenal’s club record signing was given a red card in the 51st minute after Anthony Taylor consulted with the video assistant referee.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on June 21, 2020 Sassuolo’s Italian head coach Roberto De Zerbi gestures during the Italian Serie A football match Atalanta vs Sassuolo, played at the Atleti Azzurri d’Italia stadium. – Sassuolo is the hit of the fall in Serie A, with play, goals and a second place in the standings, rewarding the recipe concocted by Roberto De Zerbi, coach adept of a happy football. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA / AFP)

Sassuolo go top as Lukaku helps Inter fight back against Torino

Sassuolo took the top spot in Serie A on Sunday with a 2-0 win over Hellas Verona, as Romelu Lukaku scored twice to help Inter Milan fightback from two goals down to beat Torino.
Montpellier beat Strasbourg 4-3 in a dramatic match on Sunday to move level with Monaco in the Ligue 1 table, just four points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.

Montpellier win thriller to move joint second in Ligue 1

Montpellier beat Strasbourg 4-3 in a dramatic match on Sunday to move level with Monaco in the Ligue 1 table, just four points behind leaders Paris Saint-Germain.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, last year's Nobel Peace Prize winner, launched a military campaign against the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) on 4 November, accusing its forces of attacking two federal military camps in the region and the party of defying his government and seeking to destabilise it.

Ethiopia army threatens ‘no mercy’ in assault on regional capital

Ethiopia's military on Sunday threatened an all-out assault on Mekele, capital of the dissident Tigray region and seat of the local government it is seeking to dislodge, warning civilians to flee while they still can.
Aftermath of wanton destruction of lives and properties during #EndSARS protests, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed that Lagos State required a minimum of N1 trillion to reconstruct the wilful extensive damage of properties across the metropolis.

House of Reps pay tributes to slain Abuja vendor on Tuesday

Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila has said the Tuesday sitting would be dedicated to paying tributes to a Newspaper vendor who died after being shot in Abuja last Thursday.
Dominic Calvert-Lewin continued his excellent scoring form with two goals as Everton returned to winning ways with 3-2 in an absorbing encounter with Fulham.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin brace returns Everton to winning ways at Fulham

Dominic Calvert-Lewin continued his excellent scoring form with two goals as Everton returned to winning ways with 3-2 in an absorbing encounter with Fulham.
Olivier Giroud has admitted that his current situation at Chelsea is worrying, and says he'll have to make a decision on his future in January.

Olivier Giroud: My situation at Chelsea is worrying

Olivier Giroud has admitted that his current situation at Chelsea is worrying, and says he'll have to make a decision on his future in January.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was furious in a press conference about his side's kick-off times thois season. He is not happy his team are playing so many matches at 21-00 CET.

Ronald Koeman: Barcelona must cut out costly mistakes

Barcelona head coach Ronald Koeman accepts his side cannot afford to make the kind of mistakes as goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen did in first-half stoppage time which condemned them to a 1-0 defeat at Atletico Madrid.
Erling Braut Haaland hit a 17-minute hat-trick and finished with four goals as Borussia Dortmund ran out 5-2 winners at Hertha Berlin to move within a point of Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich.

Erling Haaland hits four as Borussia Dortmund crush Hertha Berlin

Erling Braut Haaland hit a 17-minute hat-trick and finished with four goals as Borussia Dortmund ran out 5-2 winners at Hertha Berlin to move within a point of Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich.
Former Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi was in the action again for Stoke City against Huddersfield Town on Saturday.

Stoke City beat Huddersfield Town in seven-goal thriller

The Nigerian midfielder helped his side maintain their good start to the season as they edged Huddersfield in a seven-goal thriller at the Bet 365 stadium on Saturday.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF: 348,000 Libyan children need humanitarian aid

The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that more than 348,000 children out of 1.2 million people, need humanitarian assistance in Libya, due to the impact of the prolonged armed conflict, political and economic crises and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Real Madrid earned an away point at Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal on Saturday afternoon at La Ceramica, drawing 1-1.

Samuel Chukwueze shines as Villarreal draw vs Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane‘s Los Blancos sat fourth in the league table before kick-off while their hosts were in second, two points ahead, albeit with a game extra played.
Bayern Munich had to come from behind to rescue a 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen on Saturday, slipping up for only the second time in their last 35 matches in all competitions, but still moving three points clear at the top of the table.

Kingsley Coman rescues draw for Bayern vs Werder Bremen

Bayern Munich had to come from behind to rescue a 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen on Saturday, slipping up for only the second time in their last 35 matches in all competitions, but still moving three points clear at the top of the table.
Nigeria international Osinachi Ohale scored her first AS Roma goal as they defeated Tavagnacco 5-0 in Saturday's Italian Women's Cup match.

Falcons star scores first AS Roma goal vs Tavagnacco

Nigeria international Osinachi Ohale scored her first AS Roma goal as they defeated Tavagnacco 5-0 in Saturday's Italian Women's Cup match.
Bordeaux manager Jean-Louis Gasset has explained his reason for handing Samuel Kalu a starting berth in the the club’s 1-0 away win against Stade Rennes on Friday.

Bordeaux boss explains reason for starting Samuel Kalu in away win vs Rennes

Bordeaux manager Jean-Louis Gasset has explained his reason for handing Samuel Kalu a starting berth in the the club’s 1-0 away win against Stade Rennes on Friday.
Federico Fernandez's early own goal gave Frank Lampard's side the lead at St. James' Park before Timo Werner's stunning assist set up Tammy Abraham to seal the points midway through the second half.

Chelsea cruise past Newcastle to go top

Chelsea's fifth consecutive victory extends their unbeaten run in all competitions to 12 games and lifts them above Leicester into top spot on goal difference ahead of the rest of the weekend's fixtures. Newcastle remain 13th
Kevin Akpoguma will be making his 60th overall Bundesliga appearance today should he get to feature for Hoffenheim which play host to VfB Stuttgart at the PreZero Arena.

Kevin Akpoguma guns for 60th Bundesliga game since making debut

Kevin Akpoguma will be making his 60th overall Bundesliga appearance today should he get to feature for Hoffenheim which play host to VfB Stuttgart at the PreZero Arena.

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UN, EU urge media to intensify advocacy against gender violence

The joint EU-UN Spotlight Initiative, on Monday called on the media to intensify advocacy through reportage of violence against women and girls to end the menace in the country.
The PDP and its candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi, are urging the court to disqualify the APC candidate, Tokunbo Abiru, over his alleged possession of two voter cards.

Tokunbo Abiru proposes antidote for national challenges

Mr Tokunbo Abiru, APC’s candidate for the Lagos East bye-election, has said that quality representation at the National Assembly is an antidote to diverse national development and security challenges.
US President Donald Trump speaks with General Motors CEO Mary Barra during a meeting with automobile industry leaders in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 24th, 2017. - Photo by Saul Loeb - AFP via Getty Images

General Motors abandons Donald Trump’s war against California’s pollution powers

General Motors announced today that it is abandoning Donald Trump’s effort to take away California’s ability to set fuel efficiency standards. The company, along with Fiat Chrysler and Toyota, previously backed Trump’s efforts to roll back fuel efficiency standards.
Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa on Friday disclosed how the immediate past administration of former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode employed blackmail and harassment to witch-hunt and deprive the House of performing its duties appropriately.

Speaker: Lagos Assembly to pass 2021 budget before December 31

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31.

We believe it is South East’s turn to produce next president – Ebonyi PDP...

The Elder and major Stakeholders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday affirmed the belief that it is the turn of the South East to produce President of Nigeria in 2023.