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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was satisfied with Manchester United's display in the FA Cup clash against Wolves, despite his side not mustering a shot on target in the 0-0 draw at Molineux.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer launches attack against Jurgen Klopp

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he views Jurgen Klopp’s comments about Manchester United taking a defensive approach against Liverpool as a “compliment”.
African Cup of Nations (AFCON)

2021 AFCON and 2022 World Cup qualifiers gets new date

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has reportedly set a new dates for the 2022 World Cup and the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
The Lagos State government said on Wednesday that it pulled down the Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s statue at Allen Roundabout for the improvement of road infrastructure and to ease traffic gridlock in the state.

Lagos: Why we pulled down Fela’s statue

The Lagos State government said on Wednesday that it pulled down the Fela Anikulapo-Kuti’s statue at Allen Roundabout for the improvement of road infrastructure and to ease traffic gridlock in the state.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has revealed there are interest from big clubs to sign him in the current transfer window.

Maduka Okoye confirms interest from big clubs for his signature

Super Eagles goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has revealed there are interest from big clubs to sign him in the current transfer window.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the Finance Bill 2019 (now Finance Act), which among other objectives, seeks to increase government revenue while supporting struggling small businesses in Africa’s largest economy.

New finance law will have ‘significant’ impact on businesses in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the Finance Bill 2019 (now Finance Act), which among other objectives, seeks to increase government revenue while supporting struggling small businesses in Africa’s largest economy.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Federal government tackles states over outrageous telecoms right of way charges

The Federal Government has frowned over the disregard of agreed Right of Way charges by some states and increased their own charges by over 1000 per cent.

Lawyer, son docked for ‘N1 million fraud’ in Osun

A legal practitioner based in Osun State, Barrister M.A Laogun and his son, Mr A.A.Laogun, were on Tuesday arraigned before an Osun State High Court, sitting in Osogbo for alleged N1 million fraud.
Abdulrasheed Maina, Chairman, Pension Reform Task Team (PRTM), was, on Thursday, wheeled into Court 6, Federal High Court, Abuja, where his bail application is expected to be taken.

Abdulrasheed Maina: I’m unable to produce senators with N1 billion properties as my sureties

A former Chairman of the defunct Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, who is standing trial on charges of money laundering involving N2bn, has appealed to the Federal High Court in Abuja to vary some of the conditions attached to the N1bn bail granted him by the Federal High Court in Abuja in November last year.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

New VAT rate takes off as President Buhari signs Finance Bill into law

The increase of the Value Added Tax (VAT) rate from 5 per cent to 7.5 per cent has taken effect following the signing into law the Finance Bill, 2019, by President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday.
Two airmen who died recently at Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, have been identified as Airmen First Class Xavier Leaphart and Aziess Whitehurst, Air Force officials announced on Sunday.

Two US airmen found dead at Germany base

The men, both aged 20, “were found unresponsive in a dorm room” in the early evening of January 9, the 52nd Fighter Wing based at Spangdahlem airbase in western Germany said in a statement.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari signs Finance Bill into law

The Finance Bill, 2019 (the Bill), presented by President Muhammadu Buhari alongside the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly on 8 October 2019, was passed by both the Senate and the House of Representatives.
A Peoples Democratic Party senator representing Plateau North at the National Assembly, Istifanus Gyang, has set up a register to collect views from members of his constituency on the hate speech bill currently before the National Assembly.

Senator Gyang: International community should facilitate release of three Plateau indigenes abducted by Boko...

The Deputy Chairman, Senate Committee on Defense, and Senator representing Plateau North, Barr. Istifanus Gyang, has called for the intervention of the Federal Government and the international community in securing the release of three Plateau indigenes abducted by Boko Haram terrorists.

Nigerians spent N7 billion on movies in cinemas in 2019

Nigerians spent almost N7 billion (N6,976,882,087) to watch films in the cinemas in 2019.

Blast hits US army vehicle in Afghanistan

A Taliban roadside bomb ripped through a US army vehicle in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, with no immediate details of casualties.
Justice Mohammed Owolabi of the Oyo State High Court has sentenced a land racketeer, Joseph Adebayo, to seven years in prison for defrauding one Ikemefune Sunny of N700, 000.

Land racketeer sentenced to seven years in jail

Justice Mohammed Owolabi of the Oyo State High Court has sentenced a land racketeer, Joseph Adebayo, to seven years in prison for defrauding one Ikemefune Sunny of N700, 000.
Iraq’s top Shiite Muslim cleric Ali al-Sistani set a two-week deadline on Friday for the country’s authorities to bring to justice those who shot at protesters in recent deadly anti-government rallies.

Iraq’s top cleric slams US, Iran attacks, warns of internal stand-off

A months-long political stand-off in Iraq has created the conditions that allowed recent U.S. and Iranian attacks in the country, argued Iraq’s most influential Shiite cleric, Ali al-Sistani, on Friday.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Ministry secures scholarship for two secondary school athletes

The Federal Ministry of Youths and Sports Development has secured scholarship for two athletes from Anambra who were discovered at the last National Youth Games (NYG) in Ilorin, Kwara.

Minister gives directives to regulate online broadcast

The minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed, has given directives to the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to formulate regulations for the online media.

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Plateau governor commends security agents over rescue of kidnapped aid workers

Plateau State Governor Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong commended the security agencies particularly the Department of State Services for the rescue of five kidnapped aid workers by the Boko Haram terrorist group including Jennifer Ukambomg Samuel, a nurse from Plateau State.
Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation Delta Safe (ODS) have invaded and burnt part of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

Soldiers invade, raze Bayelsa community — in pictures

Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation Delta Safe (ODS) have invaded and burnt part of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

PDP threatens civil disobedience over ‘nation’s drift’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened nationwide civil disobedience over what it described as dangerous drift in the affairs of the nation.

Another building collapses in Lagos

A two-storey building has collapsed around Agarawu area of Lagos Island, Lagos State.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is providing one billion dollars grant to African countries to support the implementation of the Agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

NESG: How AfCFTA will impact economy

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has conducted a study on the impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on key macroeconomic variables.