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The management of Plateau United Football Club of Jos says fans will not be allowed into the Jos international stadium to watch its preliminary first leg tie against Simba SC of Tanzania, Sunday.
Super Eagles forward Dennis Bonaventure is back in Club Brugge’s squad for their league game clash with Excel Mouscron on Saturday.
Dozens of rallies are planned on Saturday against a new French law that would restrict sharing images of police, only days after the country was shaken by footage showing officers beating and racially abusing a Black man.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan has urged the South African authorities to reciprocate Nigerian Government’s gesture by ensuring that business interests of Nigerians in South Africa are secured.
FIFA is to stage further trials of AI-powered semi-automated Video Assisted Referee (VAR) technology in the hope that it will result in quicker, more accurate offside calls in soccer.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has commended the British parliament for standing in defence of human rights during the recent agitations across the country against police brutality.
President of the Confederation of African Football (Caf) has appealed his five-year ban from football-related activities at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas).
The Senate has mandated its Committees on Legislative Compliance and Communications to invite the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, to impress on him the need to implement the resolutions of the Senate regarding security related to the mandate of his ministry.
Leader of the pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo on Monday, said bad governance superintended by President Muhammadu Buhari, and not COVID-19, is responsible for the country slipping into another recession.
The Head of Department, Computer Engineering of Nuhu Bamalli Polytechnic, Zaria, Eng. Bello Atiku who was abducted by gunmen nine days ago has regained his freedom from the den of the kidnappers.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Monday that at least four people were killed by the state forces who also carried out other serious abuses that marred Tanzania’s national elections in late October and early November 2020.
U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will announce the first of his Cabinet appointments on Tuesday and is planning for a scaled-down inauguration due to the coronavirus pandemic, aides said on Sunday, as he lays the foundation for his new administration despite President Donald Trump’s refusal to concede.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called for the setting up of an independent national truth commission on the reported killing of peaceful protesters by security agencies as well as alleged recruiting of hoodlums by agents of the government to disrupt the patriotic demonstration by Nigerian youths against police brutality in the country.
The Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Sen George Akume, yesterday, promised to support New Partnership for Africa’s Development/African Union Development Agency, AUDA/NEPAD, second review process of Nigeria.
Troops of Operation Fire Ball have eliminated five Boko Haram (BHT)/ISWAP terrorists and recovered a cache of arms and ammunition as well as bags of assorted grains in recent attacks on their hideouts in Borno.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the killing of farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari in Jere Local Government of Borno, describing the terrorist killings as insane.
The Bible Society of Nigeria (BSN) on has announced the appointment of Pastor Samuel Sanusi as its new General Secretary/ Chief Executive Officer-Designate.
Azubuike Iheanacho, the medical doctor that was kidnapped in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, has revealed that he had to pay a ransom before the abductors freed him.
Aruna Quadri returned to winning ways with TTC RhönSprudel Fulda-Maberzell (TTC) in the Table Tennis Bundesliga as the Nigerian was instrumental to his team’s 3-1 win over TTC OE Bad Homburg at the weekend.
The stock market declined by 2.5 per cent last week following profit taking after weeks of sustained growth. The market, which spiked by 12.9 per cent the previous week, closed lower last week as the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (ASI) shedding 2.5 per cent to be at 34,136.82. The market capitalisation closed lower at N17.838 trillion.
NiMet’s weather outlook released on Sunday predicted sunny and hazy conditions over the northern part of the country during the morning, afternoon, and evening hours of Sunday.
Iran Foreign Ministry on Friday confirmed that a high-ranking Iranian nuclear physicist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, had been assassinated.
The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, has urged officers and men of the Force to use their firearms for self-defence, not to kill.
Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has called on government at all levels to give priority attention to women, especially in the areas of sports, swimming, as well as rural empowerment.