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Juventus is already thinking about how to buy Álvaro Morata. It has the possibility of offering the previously agreed upon amount to Atlético, but it could also include some footballers in the deal in order to lower the cost.

Juventus’ options to buy Álvaro Morata

Juventus is already thinking about how to buy Álvaro Morata. It has the possibility of offering the previously agreed upon amount to Atlético, but it could also include some footballers in the deal in order to lower the cost.
Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)

Niger workers to resume suspended strike action on Tuesday

Niger chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has announced it will resume its suspended indefinite strike action over the decision of the State Government to pay the November salaries of civil servants on a percentage basis.
This follows the federal government’s decision yesterday to accede to the demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that they be exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

ASUU set to call off strike as Nigerian government, union say talks fruitful

The Federal Government has said that its negotiations with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) have yielded fruitful results.
Barcelona have not yet found an agreement with their playing squad over their talks for a wage deduction.

Barcelona agree wage cut with players to save €122 million – club

Barcelona have reached an agreement in principle with their playing staff to implement wage cuts which will save the club €122m, they confirmed on Friday night.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Fuel price hike: Nigerian government, labour adjourn talks till December 7

The federal government and organised labour have resolved to allow one week for consultation over the demand for the reversal of the pump price of petrol.
Yemi Osinbajo

VP Osinbajo: Private sector, business in Nigeria should tap into AFCTA treaty

Just as the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Treaty comes into force January 2021, Nigerian businesses and the entire private sector have to become conversant and knowledgeable with the rules as this would be required so as to benefit maximally from the treaty.
OPEC and its oil allies reached agreement Sunday to cut global production by 9.7 million barrels a day starting May 1, to shore up the world price in the face of a significant drop in the demand for oil because of the coronavirus pandemic.

President Buhari asks OPEC to consider population on oil cuts

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to consider the weight of the responsibility of Nigeria with “200 million people, with severe deficit in infrastructure” when sharing oil production cuts.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

Nigerian government, labour give NNPC one week to review fuel price

Federal Government and organised labour have resolved to give the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) one week within which to consider a reversal of the pump price of petrol, a source at the meeting held on Thursday night has revealed.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin shakes hands with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden during their meeting in Moscow March 10, 2011. REUTERS-Alexander Natruskin

Joe Biden urged to extend US-Russia arms treaty for full five years without conditions

Arms control advocates are urging Joe Biden to extend the last U.S.-Russian treaty limiting deployed strategic nuclear arms for five years, but some experts argue the U.S. president-elect should go for a shorter period to maintain leverage over Moscow.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian reacts during a meeting with his Portuguese counterpart Augusto Santos Silva in Lisbon, Portugal September 15, 2020. REUTERS-Rafael Marchante

France accuses UK of dragging its feet in Brexit talks

Britain is slowing negotiations with the European Union on Brexit over secondary matters, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.
Wall Street's main indexes opened lower on Friday as rising infections overshadow positive vaccine news [Shannon Stapleton-Reuters]

Dow opens up 200 points on another jab of promising vaccine news

Wall Street’s main stock indexes pushed higher on Monday kicking off another week on a shot of positive vaccines news – this time from AstraZeneca and Oxford University.

Labour denies endorsing petrol price hike

Labour unions are demanding a reversal of recent hike in the petrol price and did not endorse deregulation that is anchored on price hike.
The Eze Igbo of Zamfara, Chief Egbuna Obijiaku, on Saturday commended Gov. Bello Matawalle for tackling the security challenges in the state.

Zamfara governor secures unconditional release of 11 kidnap victims

A total of 11 kidnap victims were on Saturday night rescued from their abductors by officials of the Zamfara government, a statement issued by Jamilu Iliyasu, the Press Secretary to Gov. Bello Matawalle, has said.
A locally invented ventilator has been unveiled by a team of engineers in Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria, to enhance the fight against COVID-19 in Nigeria.

Kidnapped ABU students released

The nine French students of the French Department of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) have been released by their kidnappers.
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson (L) shakes hands with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a NATO summit last year [Adrian Dennis-AFP]

UK, Canada agree to post-Brexit rollover trade deal

Canada and the United Kingdom have agreed to a rollover trade deal, the countries announced on Saturday, promising to negotiate a more comprehensive agreement after the UK’s post-Brexit transition period ends.
“The Controller-General of NCoS, Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed, assures the public that the service will ensure the safety and humane containment of inmates in our custody,” he said.

Correctional Service commences housing estates construction for staff

The Controller General, Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS), Mr Ja’afaru Ahmed, says the Service has commenced its housing estate construction for staff nationwide.
This follows the federal government’s decision yesterday to accede to the demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that they be exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

ASUU set to call off strike as Nigerian government exempts lecturers from IPPIS

This follows the federal government’s decision yesterday to accede to the demands by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that they be exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).
The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Ambrose Alli University (AAU) Ekpoma Chapter, has called on the Edo State Government to intervene and settle the crisis of non-payment of staff salaries in the institution.

Nigerian government agrees to exempt ASUU from IPPIS

The Federal Government has finally accepted the demand by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that its members be exempted from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS).

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MultiChoice back with music reality show Nigerian Idol

After a three-year hiatus, Nigerian Idol will return with season six to unearth some of the best musical talents the country has to offer. The Idol franchise has over the years produced some of the biggest Nigerian singer such as Timi Dakolo, Mercy Chinwo, and Omawumi who have gone ahead to make a name for themselves in the global music scene.
Napoli will unveil a new fourth kit that pays tribute to Diego Maradona, four days on from the club legend's death.

Napoli unveil Diego Maradona-inspired tribute kit vs Roma

Although coach of Argentinian side Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata at the time of his death, Maradona was more renowned for his remarkable playing career, during which he inspired his country to 1986 World Cup success and also played for Argentinos Juniors, Boca Juniors, Barcelona, Napoli and Sevilla.
Defender Ifeanyi Anaemena said Rivers United are ready for the match against Futuro Kings of Equatorial Guinea in Saturday’s CAF Confederation’s cup preliminary round 1st leg match.

Ifeanyi Anaemena: Rivers United will bounce back from Futuro Kings defeat

Rivers United defender Ifeanyi Anaemena said his team is not down following their 1-2 loss to Futuro Kings on Saturday.
The former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented the fate of over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, declaring that lack of formal education and stagnated development are some of the biggest problems confronting the country.

Ex-President Obasanjo decries fate of Nigeria’s 14 million out-of-school children

The former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has lamented the fate of over 14 million out of school children in Nigeria, declaring that lack of formal education and stagnated development are some of the biggest problems confronting the country.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Ondo speaker, three others risk jail term over ‘contempt of court’

The Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Bamidele Oloyeloogun, and three members of the state Assembly have been summoned by the State High Court to show course why they should not be jailed for disobedience to the court’s order.