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Former Nigeria goalkeeper Peter Rufai has thrown his weight behind Daniel Akpeyi following his recent performances for the Super Eagles.

Daniel Akpeyi’s agent denies reports of ‘spiritual attacks’ in national team camp

Super agent Mohammed Lawal has debunked reports credited to him that goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi alway suffer spiritual attacks when he’s with the national team.

Senator Useni: Plateau PDP’s purported swear-in of ward excutives‘ll split party ahead 2023

Former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Plateau State gubernatorial candidate of the PDP in the 2019 general election, Lt. Gen. Sen. Jeremiah Timbut Useni (rtd), has said that the purported swearing-in of the
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan commiserates with DSS chief over mother’s demise

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has commiserated with Alhaji Yusuf Magaji Bichi, Director-General of the Department of State Security whose mother Hajia Karimatu Abubakar died on Sunday at the age of 96.
The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Taiwo Akerele, suddenly resigned on Saturday for being sidelined, over his refusal to join the fight against the National Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole

Why Edo governor’s chief of staff resigned

The Chief of Staff to Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, Taiwo Akerele, suddenly resigned on Saturday for being sidelined, over his refusal to join the fight against the National Chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.
Former Military Administrator of old Plateau State, Air Commodore Dan Suleiman (retd), has lost his wife, Marie, who passed away in an Abuja hospital on Tuesday at the age of 75.

Ex-MILAD Dan Suleiman losses wife

Former Military Administrator of old Plateau State, Air Commodore Dan Suleiman (retd), has lost his wife, Marie, who passed away in an Abuja hospital on Tuesday at the age of 75.
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Suspected herdsmen kill one, injure others in Benue community

A 25-year-old farmer, John Chinter, was reportedly killed by suspected armed herdsmen that invaded Tse Igba community in Mbabai council ward of Benue state, yesterday morning.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN: Why we need presidential special adviser on food security

The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Wednesday, explained reasons President Muhammadu Buhari should appoint a Special Adviser on Food Security in midst of the raging Coronavirus, COVID-19, pandemic, in the country.
The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

AFAN: Without adequate food Nigeria’s coronavirus situation’ll worsen

The President of All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Architect Ibrahim Kabir, Saturday, warned that without adequate food the Coronavirus, COVID-19, situation will worsen as government fights to contain its spread in the country.

Coronavirus lockdown: Nigerian parents overstretched

Some parents in Kano have expressed worry over stress associated with child control sequel to the lockdown order and school closure occasioned by Coronavirus pandemic.
Former Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, has expressed sadness over the demise of Senator Rose Okoji Oko, describing her as a notable woman of virtue who served his people and the country with great dedication and commitment.

Senator Ndoma-Egba: Rose Oko was a lady of promise

Former Senate Leader, Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, has expressed sadness over the demise of Senator Rose Okoji Oko, describing her as a notable woman of virtue who served his people and the country with great dedication and commitment.

Minimum wage: Anambra government not in conflict with labour – APGA

The leadership of All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Anambra State said weekend that contrary to insinuation in some quarters, the state government controlled by the party was not in any conflict with the organized labour over the issue of the controversial minimum wage.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar begs Donald Trump to reconsider visa restriction

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has appealed to United State’s President, Donald Trump, to reconsider the restriction placed on issuance of visa to Nigeria.
Boko Haram insurgents have killed Lawan Andimi, chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika local government area of Adamawa state.

MURIC: Boko Haram’s attempt at stoking religious war with Reverend Andimi’s execution has failed

An Islamic rights group, Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), has reacted to the execution by Boko Haram on Tuesday, of Reverend Lawan Andimi, Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

IYC insists IPOB won’t hold meetings in Bayelsa

The Ijaw Youths Council (IYC), Central Zone, has insisted that it would not allow the Indigeneous People of Biafra (IPOB) to hold its meeting in any part of Bayelsa State.
Senator Abdullahi Adamu

Senator Adamu urges Nigerians to shun ethnic, religious sentiments

Sen. Abdullahi Adamu (APC-Nasarawa), has urged Nigerians to shun ethnic and religious sentiments and embrace one another in order to move the country forward.
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Chris Ekiyor: Allen Onyema is a victim of foreign conspiracy

Commissioner in Delta State, Dr Chris Ekiyor, Monday, said there was a powerful foreign conspiracy against the Chairman of Air Peace, Mr Allen Onyema, pleading that the Federal Government should protect him.
First Lady of Lagos State and Chairman, Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO), Dr. (Mrs) Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu and other COWLSO members addressing journalists during a Pre-Event press briefing for the 2019 National Women’s Conference at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, the Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, on Friday, October 11, 2019.

COWLSO: Maternal mortality as national emergency

The Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) on Thursday described the country’s high maternal mortality rate as a national emergency and urged the Federal Government and governments across all states of the federation to see it as such and prioritise it.

COWLSO seeks emergency on maternal mortality

Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials (COWLSO) has urged federal and state governments to see maternal mortality as a national emergency that must be seriously addressed to reduce its high rate.
Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Tuesday, rewarded Mrs Florence Robinson’s hard work, as she bagged contract to fry “akara” for NAFEST tourists.

Woman bags contract to fry ‘akara’ for NAFEST tourists

Mr Olusegun Runsewe, Director-General, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), on Tuesday, rewarded Mrs Florence Robinson’s hard work, as she bagged contract to fry “akara” for NAFEST tourists.

IGP: Special patrol vehicles on highways soon

Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu on Tuesday unfolded new security initiatives aimed at tackling crimes nationwide.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

President Buhari approves special promotion for outstanding police officers

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved special promotion for outstanding police officers to reward excellence, hard work and competence in the course of duty.

JAMB: Stanbic IBTC to give top 30 UTME candidates N15m scholarships

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced that Stanbic IBTC will reward the top 30 candidates in the last Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) will be giving scholarship worth N15m.

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If Zinedine Zidane and his charges make it to the final of the competition, they will land 15 million euros, with the winner of that game taking home a further 19 million euros.

Zinedine Zidane denies reports that he is leaving Real Madrid

“How can I tell my players that I’m leaving the club at this stage of the season? We’re playing for our lives in this league and I’m going to say I’m leaving? You can say anything you want to say. I will never say that to my players. How can I say that. At the end of the season, we will see what will happen. We can’t constantly talk about my future.”

Kaduna in total blackout as workers begin strike

Kaduna State on Sunday was thrown into total blackout ahead of the five-day warning strike directed by the Nigeria Labour Congress to commence from midnight of Sunday in the state.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai

ASCAB: Kaduna governor sacked over 60,000 workers in six years

Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), and the Alliance on Surviving COVID-19 and Beyond say Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, has sacked over 60,000 workers since he took office in May 2015.
Manchester United’s board and manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, are in disagreement over the future of Paul Pogba.

Manchester United board in disagreement with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer over Paul Pogba

Manchester United’s board and manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, are in disagreement over the future of Paul Pogba.
President Goodluck Jonathan

Ex-President Jonathan calls for synergy among state governors

Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Sunday called for more synergy among the state governors in order to resolve the numerous challenges affecting the country.

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2. Victor Osimhen put up a fine performance as Napoli boosted their chances of securing a Champions League ticket with a 2-0 away win against Fiorentina.

Serie A: Napoli boost top-four hopes with Fiorentina win

Victor Osimhen put up a fine performance as Napoli boosted their chances of securing a Champions League ticket with a 2-0 away win against Fiorentina.
The Nigeria Police Force has quizzed Musician, Dapo Oyebanjo, aka D’Banj, over allegations of rape, according to a report.

D’banj set to unveil new female signee

Popular Nigerian singer, Dapo Oyebanjo, fondly known as D’banj, has revealed plans to unveil a new female signee to his record label, DB records.
Oyo governor, Seyi Makinde, says he's opening discussions with COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers to get a sufficient supply for residents of the state.

Oyo governor promises to obey Supreme Court judgment on sacked council chairmen

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State Government has promised to obey the judgment by the Supreme Court in its May 7, 2021 ruling, which ordered the payment of salaries and allowances of the dissolved chairmen and councillors of local government councils in the state.
A man wearing a protective suit touches the body of his relative, who died from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), before his cremation on the banks of the river Ganges at Garhmukteshwar in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India, May 6, 2021

Bodies of coronavirus victims among those dumped in India’s Ganges – document

Bodies of COVID-19 victims have been found dumped in some Indian rivers, a state government said in a letter seen by Reuters, the first official acknowledgement of an alarming practice it said may stem from poverty and fear of the disease in villages.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police recover stolen car within three hours in Ebonyi

The Police in Ebonyi on Monday said it recovered a car that was snatched from its owner at gunpoint within three hours of the incident.