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Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF names new Super Eagles, Super Falcons media officers

The Nigeria Football Federation has announced the appointment of Mr Babafemi Raji as the new Media Officer of the Senior Men National Team, Super Eagles. He takes over from Mr Toyin Ibitoye who has been in the post for five-and-half years.
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#EndSARS: Ogun judicial panel of investigation calls for complaints

The newly inaugurated Judicial Panel of Investigation by the Ogun State government has called on residents of the State who are victims of police brutality, human rights violations, and extra judicial killings from security agents to channel their complaints to the panel for proper investigation and justice delivery.
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers is not surprised by the performance of Wilfred Ndidi in their premier league opener against West Bromwich Albion on Sunday.

Wilfred Ndidi ruled out of Super Eagles’ friendlies vs Ivory Coast, Tunisia with injury

Super Eagles and Leicester City midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, will not be available for Nigeria’s international friendly matches against Ivory Coast and Tunisia in Austria following the injury he sustained in the English Premier League on Sunday when Leicester City defeated Burnley 4 -2.
Former assistant coach of Senior Women’s national team, the Super Falcons, and the Under 17 national team, the Golden Eaglets, Mudasiru Yusuf, is dead.

Former Super Falcons coach Mudasiru Yusuf passes on

Former assistant coach of Senior Women’s national team, the Super Falcons, and the Under 17 national team, the Golden Eaglets, Mudasiru Yusuf, is dead.

IBEDC creates more customer care offices, pledges to improve service delivery

The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) on Tuesday said that it had created 13 new Customer Care Offices in Ogun, as the first phase of its commitment to improve service delivery.
Lebanon mourned on Thursday the victims of the most powerful blast to hit a country that has already been struck down by an economic crisis, as rescuers searched for those missing since the explosion flattened Beirut port and devastated the city.

Beirut blast: Judge orders detention of top officials

A Beirut judge has ordered the detention of the director of Beirut judge customs and a port director, after the massive blast which ripped through the capital city’s port.
Kidnappers seem to have set their sights on Calabar metropolis, as gunmen are reported to have abducted for ransom six people in ten days.

Commuters stranded as commercial drivers withdraw services in Cross River

Commercial drivers in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, on Monday withdrew their services to protest alleged illegal taxation by some thugs and local government officials in the state.
Agboola Ajayi

Ondo PDP primary: I fought different forces – deputy governor

Ondo State Deputy Governor, Agboola Ajayi, has congratulated the winner of the governorship primary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Eyitayo Jegede, on his Wednesday victory.
The Osun Government has stopped the wages and salaries of contract coaches and athletes, including staff and players of the state-owned football clubs, Osun United and Osun Babes.

Osun stops salaries of athletes, contract coaches, players of state-owned clubs

The Osun Government has stopped the wages and salaries of contract coaches and athletes, including staff and players of the state-owned football clubs, Osun United and Osun Babes.
Enyimba will begin their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title defence, with a home fixture against Nasarawa United.

Nigerian league club owners deny adopting points per game model

Club Owners have denied ending the 25-week old Nigeria Professional Foot­ball League by adopting the points per game model to determine the league win­ner and continental repre­sentatives.
The Oyo State Head of Service, Mrs Ololade Agboola, has called on civil and public servants in the state to comply strictly with the COVID-19 guidelines, as they resumed work on Monday.

Oyo HoS urges workers to comply with coronavirus guidelines

The Oyo State Head of Service, Mrs Ololade Agboola, has called on civil and public servants in the state to comply strictly with the COVID-19 guidelines, as they resumed work on Monday.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

No relegation, no promotion as club chairmen vote to end NPFL

There will be neither promotion from the Nigerian National League (NNL) nor Relegation as the Nigerian Professionals Football League (NPFL) has ended in week 25.
The North Central Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), said it had begun an investigation into the killing of Rinji Bala, a 300 level student of the University of Jos.

NHRC reacts to brutal killing of Jos university student by security personnel

The North Central Office of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), said it had begun an investigation into the killing of Rinji Bala, a 300 level student of the University of Jos.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has banned movement between local governments in the State, whilst also relaxing the State lockdown for three days to enable citizens to restock their houses.

Plateau governor orders probe into killing of Jos university student

Piqued by the gruesome killing of 300 level student of the University of Jos, Rinji Bala, by security operatives, Governor Simon Bako Lalong has directed that thorough investigation should be carried to unravel the circumstance surrounding the killing of the young man, just as the Operation Safe Haven has arrested and detained the security man that pulled the trigger.
Mr. Shamsudeen Olaleye, the Executive Chairman of Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) on Tuesday said the popular Aswani market in Lagos would no longer be opened on Tuesdays but on Wednesdays.

Aswani market in Lagos now opens on Wednesday – council chief

Mr. Shamsudeen Olaleye, the Executive Chairman of Isolo Local Council Development Area (LCDA) on Tuesday said the popular Aswani market in Lagos would no longer be opened on Tuesdays but on Wednesdays.
As part of efforts to prevent the dreaded COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic in the Rivers State and in the country, the Management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Rivers has donated homemade kits to the State Government.

NYSC donates coronavirus preventive kits to Rivers

As part of efforts to prevent the dreaded COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic in the Rivers State and in the country, the Management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Rivers has donated homemade kits to the State Government.
Former Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu has hailed the appointment of erstwhile National team skipper Joseph Yobo after been named assistant Super Eagles coach to replace Imama Amapakabo.

Joseph Yobo: I will bring experience, motivation to Super Eagles

Former Super Eagles captain and Assistant coach Joseph Yobo says he will bring experience, motivation, and inspiration to the national team.
Monsurudeen Oloyede Bello

Lagos council chief debunks death rumour

The LCDA Media Officer, Kunle Oladele, said news report of the death of Chairman of Ejigbo Local Government in Osun, Gbenga Ayegbayo, who died on April 4 after a brief illness, was mistaken for Bello.

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Mark Odigie, an information technologist, could not permit his wife, Tope Mark Odigie, to drive alone to nearby Ketu-Ikosi Road, headquarters of Television Continental (TVC), where she works as a co-host of the station’s popular breakfast talk show.

CPJ: 12 journalists, 5 media outlets attacked during #EndSARS protests

In the report published on Wednesday, the CPJ said the journalists who covered the protests against police brutality and call for the abolition of the country’s Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad police unit were attacked.
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#EndSARS: Igbo leaders meet in Enugu

Igbo leaders have since Thursday afternoon been locked in an indoor meeting at Enugu government house.
The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, says the removal of two principal officers of the House and suspension of two others was a measure to maintain sanctity.

Lagos speaker advises youths to shun violence during protests

Mr Mudashiru Obasa, the Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly (LAHA), has advised the youth to shun any act of violence while expressing their grievances to the government.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti government to assist own football club qualify for elite league

The Governor of Ekiti State, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has promised to support the management of the state-owned football team, “Ekiti United”, in their efforts to vault to the Premier League.

President Buhari felicitates with Afe Babalola at 91

The President, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, commended the founder of the Afe Babalola University for his contributions to various sectors of life, including law, medicine and education.