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Alex Iwobi's Everton debut ends in defeat in the 2-0 loss to Aston Villa in the matchday three Premier League encounter despite shining on Friday night.

Wilfred Ndidi, Alex Iwobi clash as Leicester face Everton in EFL Cup quarter-final round

Nigeria internationals Wilfred Ndidi and Alex Iwobi are up against each other with Leicester City drawn against Everton in the quarter-final of the EFL Cup announced today.
Manchester City’s Argentinian defender Nicolas Otamendi (C) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Manchester City and Southampton at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north-west England, on October 29, 2019. (Photo by Lindsey Parnaby / AFP) /

Manchester City stroll into League Cup quarters, Everton ease pressure on Bernardo Silva

Manchester City cruised into the League Cup quarter-finals as Sergio Aguero’s double added to struggling Southampton’s misery in a 3-1 win on Tuesday.
Emperor Naruhito walks out of the Imperial Palace Sanctuaries after reporting his enthronement to his imperial ancestors on Tuesday morning. Pool-KYODO

Japan’s Emperor Naruhito completes enthronement rites — in pictures

Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito on Tuesday completed his ascension to the ancient Chrysanthemum throne in a solemn, ritual-bound ceremony performed before hundreds of dignitaries in the Imperial Palace.
Eliud Kipchoge’s bid on Saturday to become the first person to run a marathon in under two hours will excite scientists and sports followers alike.

Eliud Kipchoge’s bid to run marathon in two hours excites scientists, others

Eliud Kipchoge’s bid on Saturday to become the first person to run a marathon in under two hours will excite scientists and sports followers alike.
A protester at the Extinction Rebellion demonstration in Whitehall on Monday mocks the prime minister, Boris Johnson. Guy Bell-Rex-Shutterstock

Nearly 300 arrested as climate activists block central London roads

Police have arrested nearly 300 people as thousands of Extinction Rebellion climate activists blocked main roads and at least two bridges in central London on Monday’s opening day of global protests by the group.
PDP Vice Presidential Candidate, Mr. Peter Obi before the opening statements of the Chairman 2019 Presidential Election Appeal Panel, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachawa during the opening of the hearing for the petition against the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari at the Court of Appeal, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida

Peter Obi advises Nigerian universities to look inwards

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Peter Obi, has advised Nigerian universities to look inwards for the development of their various schools. Obi said this during a visit to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.
Hundreds of people blocked London’s normally busy Whitehall road on Saturday to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament.

Brexit: Suspension of parliament sparks nationwide protests

Hundreds of people blocked London’s normally busy Whitehall road on Saturday to protest Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s suspension of the British parliament.
St Mirren have continued their last-ditch strengthening of their squad ahead of the Ladbrokes Premiership season with the capture of Nigeria-born English player Jonathan Obika.

Jonathan Obika joins St. Mirren

St Mirren have continued their last-ditch strengthening of their squad ahead of the Ladbrokes Premiership season with the capture of Nigeria-born English player Jonathan Obika.

Osun, Supreme Court and the Violent Senator

The Supreme Court of Nigeria delivered the final judgment on Friday, July 5, in the matter of the September 22 Gubernatorial election, and the September 27 re-run in Osun State.

Nigerian sports academy to train 50 athletes in USA

Abiola said that the Multicultural Youth-in-Action in partnership with Craig Sports Academy would be hosting a training camp and an international competition in the greater Atlanta, Georgia USA, and Oxford, Alabama USA areas.
A general view shows the Hotel Eden, which belongs to luxury hotel operator Dorchester Collection, owned by the Brunei Investment Agency (BIA), on April 1, 2019 in Rome. – US actor George Clooney, and a growing list of politicians and celebrities including singer Elton John, has called for a boycott of nine Brunei-owned hotels over the sultanate’s new death-penalty laws for gay sex and adultery. The nine hotels mentioned by Clooney are located in Britain, France, Italy and the United States, including Rome’s Hotel Eden. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO / AFP)

Protesters target London’s Dorchester Hotel over Brunei anti-gay laws

Dozens of anti-discrimination demonstrators massed on Saturday outside the Brunei-owned luxury Dorchester Hotel in London over the southeast Asian country’s adoption of harsh new sharia laws, including death for gay sex.
Aliyu Modibbo

Former FCT minister joins Oxford University Academic faculty

A former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Aliyu Modibbo, has joined St Antony College, University of Oxford, as a senior academic visitor.
YINKA ODUMAKIN

Yinka Odumakin: I helped Governor el-Rufai submit Amina Zakari’s CV to Presidency

Afenifere spokesman and activist, Mr. Yinka Odumakin, says contrary to reports, it was Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State and not President Muhammadu Buhari that recommended Amina Zakari as a nominee for an appointment at the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May shelters from the rain under an umbrella after attending a church service near to her Maidenhead constituency, west of London on December 9, 2018. – Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

UK’s Theresa May ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. AFP PHOTO - POOL - DAN HIMBRECHTS

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi calls for peace in speech which avoids Rohingya crisis

Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing international criticism over her country's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, called Saturday for "a culture of peace" to end conflict between communities.
Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama: We had our daughters through IVF

The former First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama, has revealed that she and her husband, ex-President Barack Obama, had their two children — Malia and Sasha — through the in-vitro fertilisation.

Manchester City’s Phil Foden called up to England Under-21 squad

Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden has been called up to the England Under-21 squad for the first time.
Manchester City left-back Benjamin Mendy says he no longer uses his phone at the club's training ground - so he can listen to manager Pep Guardiola instead.

Pep Guardiola fires warning shot at Benjamin Mendy

Pep Guardiola has warned Benjamin Mendy after the France defender turned up late for treatment on the foot injury that is currently keeping him out of the Manchester City team.

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Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Itse Sagay applauds Senate’s leadership for commitment to service

Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACA), Prof. Itse Sagay, on Thursday applauded the leadership of the ninth Senate for its commitment to service of the country.
Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Aliyu Sabi Abdullahi; Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege; President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, and Chairman of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, during the courtesy visit by PACAC to the Senate President at the National Assembly on Thursday, November 21, 2019.

Senator Lawan: Senate yet to receive request from President Buhari for Ibrahim Magu’s confirmation

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Thursday said the Senate is yet to receive any formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu.

Edo new police commissioner reads riot act to criminal elements

The new Commissioner of Police deployed to the Edo State Police Command, CP Lawal Tanko Jimeta, yesterday, said he would be firm in carrying out his duty in order to ensure the safety of lives and property of the citizens of the state.
Chidi Izuwah

Federal government approves PPP projects worth $8 billion in eight years

Mr Chidi Izuwah, the Director-General, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has said that the Federal Government approved Public-Private Partnership (PPP) projects worth eight billion dollars between 2010 and 2018.
Power

Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.