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New Zealand captain Sam Cane laid an All Blacks No.10 jersey emblazoned with Diego Maradona’s name in the centre circle ahead of their match against Argentina in memory of the football legend Saturday.

Tears as Argentina’s Primera Division returns without Diego Maradona

The first games in Argentina’s Primera Division since the death of Diego Maradona kicked off Saturday amid tears and memories, with the club he last coached notching up a victory in tribute to the footballing genius.
Many Nigerians have been paying tribute to the late editor of Sunday Times and celebrated columnist, Gbolabo Ogunsanwo, who died at 75.

Nigerians mourn veteran journalist Gbolabo Ogunsanwo’s demise

Ogunsanwo died on Friday in Lagos after a brief illness. Some of those who have paid tribute to the late Sunday Times editor were Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, and leading lights in Nigerian journalism, namely former Ogun State Governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba; ex-Minister of Transportation, Chief Ebenezer Babatope; a former manager of training at the Daily Times, Chief Tola Adeniyi; and another veteran journalist, Mr Eric Teniola.
Napoli overcame Croatian side Rijeka 2-0 on Thursday in their first match since the death of Diego Maradona, the Italian club's greatest and most popular player.

Gennaro Gattuso: Diego Maradona will live forever

Napoli coach, Gennaro Gattuso, paid tribute to Diego Armando Maradona after the 2-0 win over Rijeka. ‘He will live forever, like all legends.’
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, on Saturday advised the Nigerian youth to develop their skills and drive innovation and entrepreneurship in the space sector.

Senate to invite minister over spate of insecurity

The Senate has mandated its Committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, to impress on him the need to implement the resolutions of the Senate regarding security related to the mandate of his ministry.
Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central has described the death of the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of BGL PLC, Albert Okumagba, as a great and colossal loss to the capital market industry, to the Urhobos, Delta State and Nigeria at large.

Senator Omo-Agege: Albert Okumagba’s death a great loss

Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central has described the death of the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of BGL PLC, Albert Okumagba, as a great and colossal loss to the capital market industry, to the Urhobos, Delta State and Nigeria at large.
I Alice Iyabo Ojo, will never support, campaign or vote for any APC or PDP member ever again in my life even if you are my family or friend, we need a New Nigeria Flag of Nigeria, we need to stop recycling Universal recycling symbol.

Nollywood actress Iyabo Ojo loses mum

Nollywood actress and entrepreneur, Iyabo Ojo, has lost her mother.
Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has said they’re changing tactics on the run with his new-look team.

Frank Lampard doesn’t fear sack threat at Chelsea

Frank Lampard does not fear the threat of getting sacked at Chelsea and expects to be judged “harshly and very quickly” if things go wrong despite being a club legend.
Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara speaks to the media after submitting the application for October presidential election at the Independent Electoral Commission in Abidjan, Ivory Coast August 24, 2020. REUTERS-LUC GNAGO

Ivory Coast president seeks third term in tense vote

Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara seeks reelection in a presidential vote Saturday marked by an opposition boycott and clashes over his bid to secure a contested third term.
Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo

Ivory Coast’s Alassane Ouattara says he will allow Laurent Gbagbo to return

Ivory Coast president Alassane Ouattara said he is in favour of allowing his predecessor Laurent Gbagbo, currently on trial in The Hague, to return after a presidential election next week.
Economic and Financial Crimes Commission - EFCC.

MacArthur Foundation produces anti-corruption drama series for EFCC

A total of 156 episodes of anti-corruption radio drama series tagged Shugabanci, produced for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission by Moving Image Limited and funded MacArthur Foundation were on Friday, October 23, 2020 presented to the EFCC management at a brief ceremony in the agency’s headquarters, Abuja.
Real Madrid have completed the signing of 18-year-old goalkeeper Mario de Luis from Rayo Vallecano, and the Spaniard will join Los Blancos’ U19 team at the start of the 2020-21 season.

Real Madrid sign Mario de Luis from Rayo Vallecano

Real Madrid have completed the signing of 18-year-old goalkeeper Mario de Luis from Rayo Vallecano, and the Spaniard will join Los Blancos’ U19 team at the start of the 2020/21 season.

Akinwumi Adesina hails Victor Oladokun as he retires as AfDB’s communications chief

President of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has commended the outgoing Director of Communication and External Relations Department of the bank, Dr. Victor Oladokun, for his exceptional leadership.

South Korea serial killer suspect found after 30 years, won’t face prosecution

South Korean police have identified a suspect more than 30 years after one of the country’s most notorious serial murder cases, but are unable to launch proceedings because it’s too long ago.

Mental health: Psychologist calls for good sleeping habit

Mr. Eigege Ejegbolo, a Psychologist with Mind-Set Integrated Services, said on Monday that sleeping for less than eight hours daily could lead to a weak immune system and mental health challenges.

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Newcastle United have returned two more positive Covid-19 tests over the weekend, taking the total number in the last week at the club to six.

Newcastle United’s coronavirus cases rise to six

Newcastle United have returned two more positive Covid-19 tests over the weekend, taking the total number in the last week at the club to six.
Protestors march in support of public health services amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Madrid, Spain, November 29, 2020. REUTERS-Javier Barbancho

Spain’s health workers protest against health service cuts

Dancing and banging drums in the street, doctors and nurses protested in Madrid on Sunday against cuts which they say have left them struggling to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mrs Monica Ugwuanyi’s Ugo-Touch of Life Foundation (U-TOLF) that donated to the ENS–PHCDA large quantities of multivitamins, de-worming drugs, other drugs and medical consumables for the ongoing programmes.

Enugu traditional rulers charged on mobilising subjects for free healthcare services

Enugu State Government has charged traditional rulers on the need to mobilise their subjects to visit Primary Health Care Centres (PHCs) to access free and comprehensive healthcare services.

Court restores Abigborodo, Hely Creek fields to Transnational Energy

A Federal High Court in Abuja has set aside the purported reversal of the consent given by the Federal Government for the farm-out agreement between Chevron and Transnational Energy Limited (TEL) on the Abigborodo and Hely Creeks marginal fields in the Oil Mining Lease (OML) 49.
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Over 6,000 FCT IDPs face eviction by landowners

The Vice Chairman of Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, camp in New Kuchingoro in Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Usman Adamu, weekend, cried out that over 6, 000 IDPs will be evicted from the land they currently occupy in January 2021 by landowners.