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Roger Federer ‘shocked’, Novak Djokovic ‘hurt’ by Andy Murray retirement bombshell

Roger Federer admitted Sunday he was shocked that tennis was to lose “legend” Andy Murray this year while long-time friend Novak Djokovic said the bombshell news had “hurt” him.

Operation Python Dance: GOC urges troops to respect human rights, foster peaceful co-existence

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82 Division, Nigerian Army, Maj.-Gen. Abubakar Maikobi, has urged troops of operation Egwu Eke III to respect human rights and foster peaceful co-existence.

NOPRIN: Why President Buhari should retire IGP Ibrahim Idris

The Network on Police Reform in Nigeria, NOPRIN, comprising 46 civil society organisations spread across the country, has called for the retirement of the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris.
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National Sports Festival: Biased officiating worry athletes, spectators

Some athletes and spectators at the ongoing 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) in Abuja say they are getting worried at the quality and performance of those officiating at the competition.

Police kick against bill on Senate confirmation, removal of IGP

The police on Wednesday kicked against a move to subject the confirmation of appointment and removal of the Inspector General Police (IGP) to the upper chamber of the National Assembly.

Wole Soyinka to bag honorary Ph.D as FUNAAB graduates 113 first class

The Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, is to award honorary doctorate degree to Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka, as it graduates 113 first class students on Thursday.

Enoch Adeboye urges Nigerians to serve God to get his favour

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has urged Nigerians to be in fellowship with God, in order to get his attention.
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Thomas Tuchel: Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappe still lacks football maturity

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel has agreed with legendary midfielder Xavi that Kylian Mbappe lacks "footballing maturity."

IPC, EU trains journalists on best media practices

The International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos in collaboration with European Union Support to Democratic Governance in Nigeria (EU-SDGN), recently held a two-day capacity building workshop for 40 journalists on the best media practices in covering the electoral process.
FILE PHOTO- Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki arrives for a news conference at the National Assembly in Abuja, Aug. 8, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

Bukola Saraki: David Dafinone was a dedicated community leader

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has described the late elder statesman, Senator David Dafinone, as a highly talented professional, politician and community leader, who dedicated his entire lifetime to the upliftment of humanity.
A picture taken on September 22, 2018 shows an electoral officer raising a ballot to count results in a ward after the Osun State gubernatorial election in Ede, near Osogbo, Osun State in southwest Nigeria. The Osun election is seen as a litmus test for the president's popularity as he seeks a second term in February. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP

CODER, seven other CSOs endorse Osun governorship poll

The rerun of the Osun State governorship election was held in seven polling units across four council areas on September 27, with the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Gboyega Oyetola, beating the Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Ademola Adeleke.
Yusuf Bichi

New DSS chief seeks stronger ties among staff

The new Director General of the Department of State Services, Yusuf Bichi, has called for stronger ties among members of staff.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Minister: HSBC, Economists’ predictions are fake, psychological warfare

The Federal Government called the prediction by two British based institutions, HSBC and the Economists over the 2019 elections fake and a psychological warfare against the administration’ anti-corruption policies.

Nigerian Navy arrests 26 vessels in 14 months

The Nigerian Navy in Lagos on Tuesday said it had arrested 26 vessels in the last 14 months for various offences within the maritime domain.
A Nigerian technpreneur and Chief Executive Officer of Outsource Global, Amal Hassan, was one of 16 women business leaders named among the 2018 Fortune-US Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership.

Amal Hassan named among emerging leaders of US global women’s mentoring partnership

A Nigerian technpreneur and Chief Executive Officer of Outsource Global, Amal Hassan, was one of 16 women business leaders named among the 2018 Fortune-US Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 4th July 2018

President Buhari mourns ex-Governor Hashidu

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Gombe State over the passing away of a former governor, Alhaji Abubakar Hashidu, on Friday.

Pastor: Political calling stands as ministry

The Senior Pastor, Dominion City of Pentecostal Church, Rev. David Ogbueli, has described political calling as a ministry that delivers positive mandates to a society.

Kaduna health workers join JOHESU strike

The Kaduna state chapter of the Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) has directed its members to join the ongoing strike.

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Protest rocks Yenagoa as flood sweeps away two siblings

Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.