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Premier League chiefs are now working towards restarting the season on June 1.

Premier League to meet again to discuss next steps

Premier League clubs will gather again on April 3 to discuss next steps amid the coronavirus pandemic. It was announced last week that English professional football had been put on hold until April 30 at the earliest.

Nigeria urged to set up hospitality, tourism bank

The Nigeria Hotel Association (NHA) has called on the Federal Government to set up hospitality and tourism bank to support the industry.
Priti Patel said it would be necessary for businesses to look more to potential British workers, helping them to ‘up their skills and make their skills relevant’. Will Oliver-EPA

Critics slam UK post-Brexit immigration plans

Britain’s government on Wednesday faced a backlash over its new post-Brexit immigration plans, which are designed to cut “cheap labour from Europe” in favour of high-skilled English speakers and boosting the homegrown workforce.

Coronavirus: ECOWAS health ministers to strengthen regional preparedness

Ministers of Health of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have agreed to support member states for a regional preparedness and response to the ongoing Covid-19 (Coronavirus).
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has tasked Nigerians on the need to engage in actions that will help to further cement the bond of unity and cohesion in the country.

Governor Okowa: Bandits who attacked Delta communities were accompanied by military

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has revealed that military personnel accompanied suspected bandits who wreaked havoc on some communities in the state last week.
Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen, center, gives a flower to a passenger from the Westerdam at the port of Sihanoukville, Cambodia, Feb. 14, 2020. Hundreds of cruise ship passengers cheered as they finally disembarked and were welcomed to Cambodia.

Cruise passengers stranded by Coronavirus fears greeted with roses in Cambodia

Hundreds of cruise ship passengers long stranded at sea by virus fears cheered as they finally disembarked Friday and were welcomed to Cambodia by the nation’s authoritarian leader who handed them flowers.
Nigeria, Ghana and 52 other partners are collaborating with United Arab Emirates (UAE) in its multi-city tourism walk show, tagged ‘Dubai Tourism’, across major cities in West Africa.

Tourism: Nigeria, 52 others partner on Dubai tourism road show

Nigeria, Ghana and 52 other partners are collaborating with United Arab Emirates (UAE) in its multi-city tourism walk show, tagged ‘Dubai Tourism’, across major cities in West Africa.

Police neutralise bomb at Nsukka

Enugu State Police Command, on Wednesday, confirmed that officers from the command neutralised an object suspected to be an explosive device at Millipat Hotel Limited, Nsukka.
Simon Lalong

Plateau earmarks N6.6 million for students’ scholarship

Plateau State government has earmarked the sum of six hundred and six million, seven hundred and seventy thousand naira (N606, 770, 000.00) for the payment of scholarship allowances to students studying within and outside the country.

Group launches campaign on digital economy awareness

A team of Nigerian media professionals have launched (DEMS Volunteers’), with a view of leading nationwide awareness and campaigns on Digital Economy.
Godwin Obaseki

2020: Edo governor earmarks N6 billion for community development projects

The Edo State Governor Godwin Obaseki has said his administration will commit N6 billion for the execution of development programmes across the 24 constituencies in Edo State.
Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo. 3

Gernot Rohr pleased with Super Eagles after comeback win against Benin

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has praised the attitude of his side after coming from behind to claim a 2-1 victory against the Republic of Benin in Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game.
Kenya’s Bernand Sang won the male event of the maiden Onitsha City Marathon

Seven firms undertake to sponsor 2019 Coal City International Marathon

Seven multinational and national firms operating within Enugu State have undertaken to sponsor the 2019 edition of Coal City International Half Marathon scheduled for Nov. 23 in Enugu.
To maximise its potential as Africa’s leading financial technology and human capital management firm, SystemSpecs has appointed Demola Igbalajobi and Ezinne Obikile as executive directors.

SystemSpecs appoints new executive directors

To maximise its potential as Africa’s leading financial technology and human capital management firm, SystemSpecs has appointed Demola Igbalajobi and Ezinne Obikile as executive directors.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), governorship candidate, in Bayelsa State, Senator Douye Diri, has assured the people of his desire to build on the legacies of the state founding fathers if elected on November 16.

Entertainers boost PDP chances in Bayelsa governorship election

A group of entertainers in Bayelsa State has declared support for the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Senator Douye Diri, and his running mate, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, in the November 16 election.

Professor: Tourism investment key to economic development

A professor of Tourism and Hospitality Management at the Ekiti State University Ado Ekiti, Prof. Funso Isolaowa Afolabi, has said tourism has a major role to play in the development of the country’s economy.

President Buhari urges corps members to always emphasize on peaceful co-existence

President Muhammadu Buhari has told the serving members of the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, to always emphasize the common values of peaceful co-existence, kindness and hospitality that cut across all cultures and religion in Nigeria.
Benedict Ayade

Governor Ayade to spend N10 billion for entertainment in 2019

The Cross River State House of Assembly (CRSHA) has approved the sum of N10 billion for the State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade, to spend on entertainment for 2019, financial assistance, N10b and contingency allowance N4b.

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Workers in the health sector have demanded that they should be included in the task force set up by both the federal and state governments in containing the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic.

Health workers demand inclusion of members in coronavirus task force

This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday and signed by Comrades Bio Joy Josiah, and Mrs Ekpebor Florence, National Chairman and Secretary respectively of Joint Health Sector Union, JOHESU.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi workers receive March salary

Kogi State Government has advised workers to brace up for tough times ahead as it commenced the payment of salaries for the month of March.

NAQS: How Nigeria can avoid becoming next epicentre of coronavirus pandemic

Nigeria must break the chain of the spread of COVID-19 in the country to avert the likely scenario of being the next epicentre of the pandemic due to her large population size.

Christian Fuchs: Premier League season has to be finished

Christian Fuchs is hoping the footballing authorities find a way to complete the current season amid the coronavirus outbreak which sees football suspended in almost every country across the world.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale, Aaron Ramsey linked with Everton

Alex Iwobi’s Everton are being linked with a surprise move for Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey.