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Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has hit back at speculation he’s demanded in excess of £180,000-a-week to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge.

Tammy Abraham blasts Chelsea contract speculation

Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has hit back at speculation he’s demanded in excess of £180,000-a-week to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge.
An anti-incumbent government protester waves a flag during a demonstration in front of the Knesset celebrating the resignation of the Knesset Speaker Yuli Eldenstein in Jerusalem on March 25, 2020. – Yuli Eldenstein, th speaker of Israel’s parliament, an ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, resigned, clearing the way for a vote that could see him replaced by an opponent of the embattled premier. (Photo by Emmanuel DUNAND / AFP)

Benjamin Netanyahu ally resigns as speaker of Israel parliament

A right-wing ally of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped down as speaker of parliament on Wednesday in a blow to the embattled premier, the latest development in a months-long political crisis.
“We cannot accept irresponsible people wandering around freely and making others sick,” said Prime Minister Ludovic Orban.

Romania imposes 15-year jail sentence for breaking coronavirus restrictions

Romanians face up to 15 years in jail if they do not comply with restrictions related to the coronavirus and their behaviour leads to a death, the government said in a decree taking immediate effect Thursday.

CDD urges Nigeria to remove barriers to gender equality

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) has called on the Nigerian government to address the systemic barriers plaguing women’s rights in the country.
A woman wearing a protective mask stands in front of an empty bar in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, on March 5. Piero Cruciatti-AFP via Getty Images

Italy to tell people not to enter or leave regions worst-hit by coronavirus

The Italian government is poised to introduce tough new measures to try and stop the spread of coronavirus, including telling people not to enter or leave the hardest-hit region of Lombardy, according to a draft decree.
Western Nigerian Security Network, codenamed Amotekun.

Miyetti Allah wants members included in Amotekun corps

Alhaji Yakubu Bello, Chairman, Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeder Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), Oyo State chapter, on Monday, called for the inclusion of members of Miyetti Allah into the Amotekun Corps in the state.
Peter Obi

Peter Obi: How government kills businesses

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) during the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, has called for a legislation that will mandate government to pay contractors or suppliers for certificates generated or goods supplied within 90 days.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Why Nigerians in diaspora can’t vote now

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, says that constitutional amendment is needed before Nigerians in diaspora can be allowed to vote.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Bill on community policing scales second reading in Senate

Reintroduced again, with adjustments from the last version, the legislation seeks to shift from the traditional police system to a community-participatory policing, where citizens in their respective communities are brought closer to the police in the prevention, detection and resolving of crimes.

2023: Niger Delta group seeks legislation on power rotation

A political pressure group, Niger Delta Youth Coalition (NDYC), has called for legislation that would enthrone political zoning systems and power rotation as part of the county’s law.
The bill which scaled Second Reading on the floor during plenary was sponsored by Senator Betty Apiafi (PDP, Rivers West), and was read for the first time on December 5, 2019.

Senate to establish agency for persons with special needs

The Senate on Tuesday considered a bill seeking to establish a National Agency for the Research and Management of Persons with Special Needs.

What does the surprise exit of Burundi’s Pierre Nkurunziza mean?

President Pierre Nkurunziza's decision not to run in Burundi's elections in May has come as a surprise.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Insecurity: Senators, Rep members ask President Buhari to fire service chiefs

Worried over the escalating security situation in the country, the House of Representatives, yesterday asked service chiefs to immediately resign their offices or be sacked by President Muhammed Buhari.
The European Parliament has voted on changes to the Copyright Directive, a piece of legislation intended to update copyright for the internet age.

Britain to abandon EU’s controversial copyright directive after Brexit

The UK government won’t adopt the EU’s controversial copyright directive after it leaves the bloc on January 31st, though politicians say they still support the legislation’s “overall aims.”
India's Supreme Court has sought government response to petitions filed against a new citizenship legislation after it refused to stay the law that has sparked widespread opposition and protests across the country.

India’s Supreme Court refuses to stay citizenship law

India's Supreme Court has sought government response to petitions filed against a new citizenship legislation after it refused to stay the law that has sparked widespread opposition and protests across the country.
The southern African kingdom of Eswatini is ramping up rights for married women, enforcing the charge of rape against offending husbands — a taboo in conservative Swati society.

First arrest puts marital rape in spotlight in Eswatini

The southern African kingdom of Eswatini is ramping up rights for married women, enforcing the charge of rape against offending husbands — a taboo in conservative Swati society.

70 per cent of spinal cord injury patients poor – society

Over 70 per cent of persons with spinal cord-related injuries are from poor families that cannot afford their medical expenses, it was learnt on Monday.
LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said he will apologize to Conservative Party members who voted for him based on his promise to take Britain out of the European Union by Oct. 31.

UK lawmakers back EU Brexit deal

British lawmakers have approved legislation, which will allow Britain to leave the European Union on January 31 with an exit deal, ending more than three years of tumult over the terms of the unprecedented divorce.

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Kebbi state Governor, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu has charged all the Civil Societies and Non- Governmental Organizations in the state to partner with state government for progress and energies youths through empowerment activities.

Kebbi shuts borders

The Kebbi State Government has directed the closure of all its borders with neighbouring states, effective from midnight, Saturday, March 28, as part of measures to curb the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC shutdown supply over ‘pipeline leakage’

Following the pipeline leakage at Satellite Town in Lagos, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Saturday, said it has shut down the supply and is currently evacuating petroleum product from the line.

Kaduna arrests two clerics for conducting Jumat service

Kaduna State government has arrested two clerics for conducting Friday congregational prayers in two communities of Kaduna North local government area, in violation of the curfew imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Odion Ighalo has expressed his delight after playing in his first Manchester derby at Old Trafford on Sunday, completesports.com reports.

Paul Merson: Odion Ighalo would be foolish to turn down permanent move to Manchester...

Paul Merson believes Odion Ighalo would be foolish to turn down a permanent move to Manchester United and return to parent club Shanghai Shenhua at the end of the season.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Senator Omo-Agege: Asiwaju Tinubu still has a lot to offer Nigeria

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central yesterday said that the National Leader of APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu still has a lot to offer Nigeria in the area of leadership and nation-building.