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Paris St Germain’s Kylian Mbappe said he felt no pressure in facing one of the world’s best keepers in Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer on Wednesday and hoped to add to his tally after beating the German twice in their 3-2 Champions League win.

Kylian Mbappe looking for more Champions League goals after brace against Manuel Neuer

Paris St Germain’s Kylian Mbappe said he felt no pressure in facing one of the world’s best keepers in Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer on Wednesday and hoped to add to his tally after beating the German twice in their 3-2 Champions League win.
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Kebbi governor condoles families of six persons killed in Ngaski

Gov. Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, has condoled with three communities in Ngaski Local Government Area of the state over the killing of six persons by “Yan Sakai, a local vigilante group in the area.
The caucus, in a statement by its Leader, Hon. Ndudi Elumelu, called on President Buhari to without further delay, inaugurate a governing board for the NDDC as required by the Act establishing the commission.

Lent: House of Reps minority caucus calls for prayers, sacrifice

The Minority caucus in the House of Representatives has urged Nigerians to use the forty-day Lenten period to pray for peace and unity of the nation

DBN donates palliatives to Adamawa, Cross River, Nasarawa communities

As part of its corporate social responsibility, the Development Bank of Nigeria Plc (DBN) has donated relief materials to economically-challenged individuals, including widows in rural communities of Keana, Madagalli and Bakassi in Nasarawa, Adamawa and Cross River States respectively.
Manchester United moved joint top of the Premier League tonight after a thrilling 2-1 victory over Aston Villa at Old Trafford.

Manchester United move level with Liverpool after win vs Aston Villa

United made a promising start to proceedings when in just the second minute of the game a scramble in Villa's box could have easily been converted had one of the many deflections gone their way. Things continued widely in the same vain for much of the first-half with Villa resigned to playing counter-attacking football against United's attacking onslaught.
The Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, on Tuesday, briefed Mr Buhari on the limitations of the distribution of palliatives to vulnerable persons to curb the economic impact of the coronavirus.

Ekiti government to build 1,000 housing units for workers

In the broadcast which was aired on all radio and television stations in the state, Fayemi reiterated his administration’s commitment to ensure a safe, secure and prosperous Ekiti State in 2021 where all residents will feel better impact of governance in all the key sectors.
Petr Cech is set to play for Chelsea’s development squad against Tottenham in a Premier League 2 fixture at Kingsmeadow on Monday, sources have told The Athletic’s Liam Twomey.

Petr Cech to play for Chelsea vs Tottenham in Prem 2 fixture tomorrow

Petr Cech is reportedly set to play his first competitive game since retiring in May 2019 as he’s expected to line up for Chelsea against Tottenham in a Premier League 2 clash tomorrow.
The Federal Ministry of Education has confirmed that Chief John Momoh, Chairman of Channels Television has been appointed acting Chairman of Board of Council of the University of Lagos.

Gbenga Ogundare, John Momoh, among big winners at 29th DAME

A visually impaired reporter, Mr Gbenga Ogundare, and Channels television Chief Executive Officer, Dr John Momoh, are among journalists, who soared at the 29th Diamond Awards for Media Excellence (DAME) on Saturday night.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye was in goal for Sparta Rotterdam reserved team against Jong FC Volendam on Saturday.

Sparta Rotterdam boss hails Super Eagles goalie Maduka Okoye

Sparta Rotterdam manager Henk Fraser has heaped plaudits on Maduka Okoye following his impressive performance in recent outings for the club.
West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone is urging former Manchester United teammate Dean Henderson to leave Old Trafford.

West Brom keeper urges Dean Henderson to leave Old Trafford

West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone is urging former Manchester United teammate Dean Henderson to leave Old Trafford.
Anthony Martial 'begged' to come on before he scored Manchester United's winner against LASK Linz.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: We need Anthony Martial to not rest on laurels

Martial was United's top scorer with 23 goals last term but has only scored twice so far with both coming in the Champions League against RB Leipzig and Istanbul Basaksehir.
Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea has welcomed competition from Dean Henderson.

Dean Henderson joins Sergio Romero in January exit request

Manchester United face a goalkeeping crisis in January and it is entirely of their own making.
The final of the Governor Wike Pre-season Championships was a pulsating affair that pitched host team Rivers United against co-finalist Bayelsa United in a contest that needed penalty shootouts to determine a winner.

Rivers United win pre-season tournament

The final of the Governor Wike Pre-season Championships was a pulsating affair that pitched host team Rivers United against co-finalist Bayelsa United in a contest that needed penalty shootouts to determine a winner.
Nigeria’s Private Sector led Coalition Against COVID-19, CACOVID, yesterday formally announced the flag-off of a nationwide distribution of multi-billion naira food palliative and other relief items to vulnerable Nigerians.

CACOVID: Looted palliatives awaiting distribution

Most of the looted palliatives in warehouses across the nation were awaiting distribution to over 2 million vulnerable households, the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID (CACOVID) has explained.
Ahmad Abubakar Mahmud Gumi

Sheikh Gumi: Don’t allow one-day sallah reverse coronavirus gains in Kaduna

Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, a renowned Islamic scholar, has advised the people of Kaduna State not to allow the Eid-el-Fitr celebration roll back the gains of almost two months in the fight against COVID-19.
Akwa United defenders Olisah Ndah says couples of missed and questionable officiating are the factors that cost the promise Keepers all important three points against Katsina United.

Akwa United star laments bad officiating in their clash vs Katsina United

Akwa United defenders Olisah Ndah says couples of missed and questionable officiating are the factors that cost the promise Keepers all important three points against Katsina United.
Yohanna Buru

Lenten: Muslims, Christians strengthen relation in Kaduna

A large number of Muslims in Kaduna stormed Pastor Yohanna Buru house with the aims of joining their Christian counterparts to break the lent fast in a bid to strengthen peaceful coexistence, religious tolerance and better understanding among the different faith-based organization.

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Mele Kyari, group managing director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), says buyers were begged to purchase Nigeria’s crude oil at $9 per barrel in April.

NNPC boss: Fuel queues will disappear soon

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mele Kyari, has frowned at the re-emergence of petrol queues across the country, assuring that the situation will normalize in hours.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Ikanade Agba, says to reduce the over 2.5 million acutely malnourished and stunted children, the Federal Government is implementing innovative policies and strategies that are appropriately funded, data-driven and sustainable.

Minister: No constituency projects in economic sustainability plan

The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clem Ikanade Agba, has dismissed a claim by a member of the Federal House of Representatives, representing Etsako Federal Constituency, Johnson Oghuma, that he appropriated some of his constituency projects.

South Arabia donates food items to Borno, Yobe, Zamfara IDPs

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has donated assorted food items worth 1.1 million dollars for distribution to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Borno, Yobe and Zamfara States.
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NSCDC arrests 45-year-old man for raping 10-year-old girl in Kwara

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, has disclosed that it had received a suspected rape case against one Muhammadu Mailemu.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

CBN boosts non-oil export with N500 billion facility

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has set up a N500 billion non-oil export stimulation facility with the Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM) to enable exporters process agriculture commodities into other markets in Africa and globally.

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Dr Joan Osa Oviawe, Chairman, Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), says the state has spent over N6 billion on infrastructure provision for its public primary schools in the last three years.

SUBEB: Edo spends N6bn on infrastructure in public primary schools

Dr Joan Osa Oviawe, Chairman, Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), says the state has spent over N6 billion on infrastructure provision for its public primary schools in the last three years.
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umaru Ganduje

Governor Ganduje to unveil Ahmed Musa as Kano Pillars player

Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje, is expected to unveil Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa as Kano Pillars latest signing.
Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has inaugurated 25 power bikes procured by the Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA) to control traffic.

Kano governor rides power bike, inaugurates 25 to control traffic

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has inaugurated 25 power bikes procured by the Kano Road Traffic Agency (KAROTA) to control traffic.
The Premier League and UEFA have both released official statements condemning plans for a European Super League.

ECA ‘strongly opposes’ European Super League

A dozen sides from England, Spain and Italy have announced plans for the competition, which has been heavily criticised by UEFA and the three countries' football authorities.
Kelechi Iheanacho tonight fired Leicester City to the England FA Cup Final for the first time in 52 years.

Kelechi Iheanacho declares ‘special love’ for FA Cup

Kelechi Iheanacho has declared his affection for the FA Cup after helping Leicester City beat Southampton in their semi-final clash at the Wembley Stadium on Sunday.