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A lecture organised to mark what was called the 10th anniversary of progressive governance in Osun State has been cancelled by the organisers following the interventions of the party leaders at the national level.
The Federal Government on Wednesday said that it has reached out to the British Government over the threat by the British Parliament to impose sanctions on Nigeria’s officials over their roles in the #EndSARS protests.
The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says the nation’s economic contraction of 3.62 per cent of the third quarter against the 6.1 per cent of the second quarter of the year may indicate that the worst is over.
‘Gratitude’ is both Timaya’s most anticipated new album and his most unique collection yet. The 15-track piece is his 7th studio offering, and it sees him take center-stage of his rock-solid artistry with no guest features.
Javier Bordas, former Barcelona sporting director, revealed that the club had the chance to sign PSG striker Kylian Mbappé for €100m, but they went for Ousmane Dembélé instead.
The report mentions that Neymar’s representatives have already been notified by PSG of its goal in jumpstarting contract talks. The two sides have agreed to meet soon to further discuss the framework of a possible extension agreement.
One of America’s top government scientists, Anthony Fauci, has issued an urgent plea for a change in US policy on the coronavirus, drawing a sharp rebuke from the Trump administration in the final days of a hard-fought election campaign.
Ex-President Barack Obama has applauded Joe Biden’s choice of Senator Kamala Harris as a running mate in this year’s United States Presidential Election scheduled to hold in November.
The Medical Director of the Infectious Disease Hospital, Yaba, Lagos, Dr. Bowale Abimbola, has disclosed that the majority of the people who died of COVID-19 complications in Lagos have hypertension and diabetes even as he disclosed that most male individuals come down with a very severe form of the infection.
This is a piece around and about what I have seen about Coronavirus in Nigeria, from a sociological perspective, and not a report of any pathogenic experience. It has been more than a month since the Federal Government placed Lagos and Ogun states, and the Federal Capital Territory on a lockdown on account of the spread of COVID-19 in those three parts of the country.
Nigeria has signified interest to be part of global trial test of the vaccines developed for the treatment of coronavirus, the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 disclosed on Monday.
Former Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says the club’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has “zero understanding of football”.
The SBG Securities (Pty) Limited of South Africa, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Standard Bank Group, has projected that about nine commercial banks in Nigeria would be able to pay dividends this year, despite the adjustment to the dividend payout policy issued by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) recently.
Manchester City booked their place in the last 16 of the Champions League but there were more concerns for Pep Guardiola over his side’s lack of ruthlessness in a 1-0 win at Olympiakos on Wednesday.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday pleaded with Americans to take steps to remain safe as COVID-19 cases surge on the eve of the Thanksgiving holiday and pledged again to make combating the pandemic a top priority when he takes office in January.
A Niger Delta group, Vanguard for Transparent Leadership and Democracy (VATLAD), has condemned the desire of South-South governors to control the affairs of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
His post on WhatsApp reads: “Often time I ask myself, Why do people commit suicide? Perhaps because they’ve got no one to encourage, motivate or guide them or because they felt there is no solution to whatever problem they are going through. Perhaps they forgot there’s more to enjoy when there’s life (hope) is not lost”.
The United States will temporarily require visitors from Iran, Myanmar, and a number of African nations to pay up to $15,000 in visa bonds in a new hardline immigration measure enacted late in Donald Trump’s presidency.
Augustin Sidy Diallo, the president of the Ivorian Football Federation, has died on Saturday at the age of 61 after contracting COVID-19.
Cable News Network, CNN, has reacted to the Federal Government’s stance that it should be sanctioned over its report on the October 20 shooting incident at the Lekki Toll Gate, saying it stands by its report.
South Korea appears to have decided to withdraw its Minister of Trade, Ms. Yoo Myung-hee, from the race for the World Trade Organisation (WTO) director-general, paving the way for Nigeria’s candidate, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, to be confirmed as the head of the global trade body.
Barca have confirmed that to be the case, with the club issuing a statement on Twitter which read: "Evidence shows that Pique has a grade three sprain of the medial lateral ligament and a partial injury to the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Evolution will determine future availability."
Ethiopia's government on Thursday said rebels have committed "serious crimes" after conflict broke out this month in the northern Tigray region, as US President-elect Joe Biden's foreign policy adviser called for greater protection of civilians.