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Carles Tusquets, the interim president of La Liga side Barcelona, has defended recent comments he made about Lionel Messi’s future at the club. He adamantly stood by the facts of his stance that the club would be “better off” financially had the Argentinian superstar left.
Justice Derefaka, technical adviser on gas business and policy implementation to the minister of state for petroleum resources, told journalists on Friday that his previous statement that vehicle owners will pay N250,000 for autogas conversion was not correct.
It is still early, but compared to previous elections in Epe, the ongoing Lagos East senatorial by-election appears to be experiencing low turnout.
Governor Bello Masari of katsina State has approved automatic employment of first class graduates of the state University: Umaru Musa Yar’Adua University, UMYU, into the civil service of the state.
Nigerian forward Taiwo Awoniyi scored his second Bundesliga goal for Union Berlin in their 3-1 defeat at Hertha Berlin on Friday.
The African Union Commissioner for Trade and Industry, Albert Muchanga, said in Addis Ababa on Friday that instruments signifying Nigeria’s entry into the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) will be received at the commission’s headquarters shortly ahead of next year’s kick-off of trading.
According to Le Parisien, Thomas Tuchel has no plans of extending his contract with Paris Saint-Germain and he could pursue a new club when his deal expires next summer.
Osimhen dislocated his shoulder while on international duty with Nigeria last month and has not made an appearance for the Partenopei since then.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has said Tottenham Hotspur deserve their place at the top of the Premier League table but it is too early to call them genuine title contenders.
Pioneer secretary of South East Peoples Assembly and associate professor of Political Science and International Relations, University of Abuja, Dr. Promise Onyewuchim Okoro, has said there is no provision for consensus candidate in the constitution of the pan-Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo.
Governors of the thirty six states under the aegis of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF have resolved to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to address the security challenges with continued cases of armed banditry, terrorism and kidnapping across the country.
The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA), the agency responsible for promoting and facilitating local and international investments into licensed free export processing zones (EPZ), says it will introduce a new system for free zone registration from January 1, 2021.
Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo, who was forced from power after losing elections 10 years ago, has obtained a new passport and plans to return home this month, his lawyer said on Friday.
Dr Joe Nworgu, former Secretary General of Ohaneze Ndigbo says Ohaneze might lose its potence as voice for Igbos if politicians are allowed to interfere in the January 2021 elections.
Pep Guardiola admits that “the finishing was wasteful” in Manchester City’s 2-0 win over Fulham, with there still room for improvement from a side looking to recapture the Premier League title.
THE Governor of Nasarawa Stata, Abdullahi Sule, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to consider adoption of other options that would bring an end to the Boko Haram insurgency in the North, general insecurity in other parts of the country.
He added that though Owu indigenes at home and the diaspora gather every year to enhance unity among them, but one of its objective is to ensure a better country, where individuals could thrive. Obasanjo spoke on Saturday at the 29th Owu National Convention at the Kuta Palace Ground, Kuta in Ayedire Local Government Area of Osun State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Zamfara State office conducted the Bakura by-election for the office of state assembly members in spite of tension in the state.
As oil prices continue to fluctuate in the international market, experts in the services industry want government’s attention and promotion of services export to boost economy.
The European Union criticised Britain’s rapid approval of Pfizer and BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday, saying its own procedure was more thorough, after Britain became the first western country to endorse a COVID-19 shot.
Scientists developing COVID-19 vaccines are optimistic that by the end of next year, all people everywhere will have access to safe and effective treatments against a disease which has disrupted the entire planet.
Newsmen note that Damasus and Aboderin got married in 1999 but the marriage did not last long as Aboderin died in 2004 leaving behind two daughters.
Nigeria's former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been named by business magazine Forbes as the African of the Year, becoming the first woman to clinch the award.
Nuno Espírito Santo has said Wolves striker Raúl Jiménez is “in good hands” after his dreadful clash of heads with David Luiz during Sunday’s win over Arsenal.