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La Liga president Javier Tebas is hoping to resume the 2019-20 season on Thursday, June 11 with the Seville derby.
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has congratulated Bashorun Dele Momodu, ace journalist and prolific writer on his 60th birthday today. In his congratulatory message, Tinubu said Dele Momodu has earned his innumerable stripes.
Spain’s La Liga is still targeting June 12 to restart the season, despite five players from the top two divisions testing positive for the coronavirus in recent days.
The president of the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), Nihat Ozdemir, has announced that the Turkish Super Lig will resume play on June 12, with all football activities in the country having been suspended on March 18 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Premier League will return on June 12 with the 2019/2020 season’s remaining games being played behind closed doors – as long as the Government approve.
Next summer's European Championships will still be known as Euro 2020 despite being contested a year later than originally planned.
Dozens of security operatives from the Nigeria Police, Department of State Services (DSS), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), most of them armed on Monday morning positioned themselves at Panseke, a bustling area of Abeokuta, Ogun State, following planned rally by the Yoruba Youth Congress (YYC).
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Friday advised the newly sworn – In Commissioners and Special Advisers in the State to see their appointment as call to service for the development of the state and its people.
The Southwest zone of the National Butchers Union of Nigeria has pleaded with All Progressives Congress National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu to seek election into the office of president in 2023.
A former Chief of Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Alison Madueke (retd.), says the late Head of State, Gen. Sani Abacha, felt embarrassed when the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 election, MKO Abiola, was given a Presidential treatment during the inauguration of South African President, Nelson Mandela.
The Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, yesterday, said most farmers in the country are currently smiling to the banks as a result of border closure by the Federal Government.
The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has enjoined beneficiaries of the “Oko owo Dapo” initiative not to see the empowerment programme as their own share of the national cake, but to see it as an avenue for economic empowerment through which they would be gainfully employed, improve their productivity, increase their income level and also become employers of labour.
Concerned Yoruba leaders are already making moves to resolve the dispute between two elder statesmen, Olusegun Osoba, a former governor of Ogun State and Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on the 2014 National Conference, Senator Femi Okurounmu.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja met with the leadership of the Afenifere, where he explained why the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, was suspended before his voluntary retirement on May 28.
One of Atiku Abubakar’s campaigners, Sani Adamu, has aimed a dig at INEC accusing the electoral umpire of attempting to drag Nigeria towards on a path similar to Abiola’s June 12 elections annulment conundrum as a result of its frantic attempt at denying that it electronically used servers to capture and store 2019 general elections.
The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.
There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.
Tragedy occurred in the early hours of Saturday, May 30, 2020, when fire gutted Olaleye Market in Somolu, Bariga area of Lagos State in which several items and properties worth billions of naira were destroyed.
Sword-wielding militants killed an Indonesian policeman and critically injured another on Monday in what authorities described as a terror attack by suspected Islamic State-linked extremists.
Tokyo stocks closed sharply higher Thursday, as the market mood continued to be buoyed by ongoing hopes for increased economic activity in countries where virus-linked restrictions have been eased.
Former Super Eagles and Montpellier forward John Utaka is set to return to the training center of his former club Montpellier, for his coaching badges.
Chelsea have an advantage over their rivals as they look to sign Villarreal winger, Samuel Chukwueze.