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Lionel Messi could be tempted by a reunion with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, according to Rivaldo, amid fresh speculation about his future at Camp Nou.

Rivaldo: Lionel Messi would reunite with Pep Guardiola or play with Cristiano Ronaldo at...

Lionel Messi could be tempted by a reunion with Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, according to Rivaldo, amid fresh speculation about his future at Camp Nou.

Joel Matip to miss the rest of Liverpool’s season with foot injury

Joel Matip is set to sit out the rest of Liverpool’s 2019-20 campaign with a foot injury.
The Government of Abia State on Monday issued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a seven-day ultimatum to remove what it described as ‘offensive’ notices placed on some of its property, saying they are assets of the government.

Abia gives EFCC seven days to issue apology for sealing state property

The Government of Abia State on Monday issued the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) a seven-day ultimatum to remove what it described as ‘offensive’ notices placed on some of its property, saying they are assets of the state government.
Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti is ready to call on fit-again Alex Iwobi for their Premier League encounter against Watford on Saturday.

Everton agree club-record kit deal with Hummel

Super Eagles Alex Iwobi’s Everton has agreed a club-record partnership deal with Danish sportswear brand hummel.

African leaders call for action against malaria

In the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, some African leaders have called for increased access to malaria prevention and treatment tools in order to save more people from dying from the disease.
LEKOIL, the oil and gas exploration and production company with a focus on Nigeria and other West African nations has secured $184 million to finance the appraisal drilling and initial development programme activities on the Ogo field within Oil Prospecting Lease, OPL 310.

Lekoil, Optimum agrees on deferring $7.6 million OPL310 payment due May 2

Lekoil said it has reached an agreement with Optimum Petroleum Development Company, the Operator of the OPL 310 License, on deferring the final tranche of payment of US$7.6 million due on or before 2 May 2020.
ABUJA- THE United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, and World Food Programme, WPF, Wednesday, raised concern over feeding and future of 370 million children due to school closure caused by the Cornonavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.

UNICEF, WFP raise concern over feeding, future of 370 million children

The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, and World Food Programme, WPF, Wednesday, raised concern over feeding and future of 370 million children due to school closure caused by the Cornonavirus, COVID-19, pandemic.
Ford Motor Co said on Monday it has decided to temporarily halt vehicle and engine production at its factories in India, South Africa, Thailand and Vietnam in response to the growing impact of the coronavirus.

Ford to lose $5 billion in second quarter

Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday its second-quarter loss will more than double to $5 billion from $2 billion in the first quarter due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but said despite the ongoing crisis it has enough money to last for the remainder of 2020, Reuters reports.
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African health officials race to fill coronavirus test gap

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention plans to distribute a million COVID-19 test kits from next week to help the continent tackle a glaring shortfall in testing, its director, John Nkengasong, said Thursday.
The Standard Organization of Nigeria has presented the Mandatory Conformity Assessment Programme (MANCAP) certification to Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing company.

Innoson Motors seek N4 billion loan to start ventilators production

Innoson Motors has approached the Nigerian government for a loan as it prepares to start producing ventilators and other medical equipment to support the country’s beleaguered public health infrastructure, the company told newsmen Wednesday.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra sends more samples for coronavirus testing, sets up isolation centres

Governor Willie Obiano said that Anambra state had sent more samples for testing, even as six samples tested earlier were negative for the Coronavirus.
Chinese Billionaire, Jack Ma, has announced a donation of 1.1 million testing kits and six million masks to fight coronavirus in Africa.

Africa receives 5.4 million masks, a million testing kits from Jack Ma

Massive medical supplies donated by China’s Jack Ma Foundation to 54 African countries to battle coronavirus, arrived on Sunday morning in Addis Ababa, through an Ethiopian Airlines cargo flight.
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WHO partners WhatsApp to combat fake news

In its effort to halt the spread of fake news surrounding coronavirus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) is partnering with Whatsapp to provide credible information directly to people.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Ministry partners agencies to achieve sustainable water, sanitation by 2030

The Ministry of Water Resources, has urged all the ministries, agencies and other relevant organisations to collaborate effectively to achieve access to sustainable Water Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) services by 2030
The Minister of State for Education, Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, made this known when FLL national championship winners emerged recently.

Minister tasks CSOs on accurate data on out of school children

The Minister of State for Education, Mr Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has called on civil society organisations to be accurate when giving out data on out of school children in the country.
Goals from Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay sealed the hosts' 2-0 victory, aided and abetted by glaring errors from usually unflappable City No.1 Ederson.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hails Manchester United players’ attitude after derby win

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels it is a "privilege" to be at the helm of the current Manchester United squad after they saw off rivals City in a battling derby display.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said in terms of business opportunities, employment and earnings, the entertainment industry is an unexplored keg of potentialities.

Coronavirus: Don’t fall for fake news – minister

The Federal Government is asking Nigerians not to fall for the antics of purveyors of fakes news and disinformation on social media over the new case of Coronavirus recorded in the country.

NIRSAL partners Microsoft to reduce agricultural risks, attract investors

The Nigeria Incentive-based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) has entered into partnership with Microsoft to deploy a technological platform called Microsoft Azure FarmBeats to help Nigerian farmers reduce risks as well as attract investors to the sector.

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NCF not a political party yet – spokesman

The newly formed National Consultative Front (NCF) has said it was yet to metamorphosed into a political party but remains a meeting of like minds to chart a way of getting the country out of the wood.
Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, whose appointment was confirmed last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, also reiterated her commitment to giving focal and priority attention to capacity building.

Nigerian government warns civil servants against flouting coronavirus guidelines

The Federal Government has warned federal civil servants against flouting the workplace guidelines put in place to flatten the curve of coronavirus pandemic in the country.

Former Enugu SSG Samson Ukpabi passes on

A former Secretary to Enugu State Government and former Rector Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna Prof Samson Ukpabi is dead.
US President Donald Trump looks on as he hosts the 2020 “Salute to America” event in honor of Independence Day on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, July 4, 2020. (Photo by SAUL LOEB - AFP)

US Sunbelt mayors push back against Trump’s virus optimism

US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

Ondo governor appoints two new aides

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.