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Real Madrid and Belgian forward Eden Hazard had a surgery on his injured right ankle in the United States on Thursday.

Eden Hazard suffers fresh injury setback

The Belgian star appeared to have finally got back to full fitness and put in a strong performance against Inter on Wednesday night, but that progress has been halted once more. Hazard started for Los Blancos against Alaves on Saturday evening, but he had to come off on the half-hour mark with another fitness issue.
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has arrested one James Mbah in Ebonyi, who claimed to be its staff.

NSCDC commandant promises adequate security for Plateau farmers

Mr Stephen Jiyason, the Commandant, Plateau Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), has pledged adequate security for farmers in the state.
Ifueko Omoigui Okauru

Ifueko Okauru: How we reformed FIRS, grew Nigeria’s revenues

Between 2004 and 2012, Ifueko Omogui Okauru led a revolutionary campaign in the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Under her leadership during the period, FIRS witnessed extensive reforms and fundamental transformation.
Some soccer fans in the country have given League Management Company (LMC) a pat on the back for dishing out punishments following the show of Shame involving Premier league side Kano pillars and team Captain Rabiu Ali.

CAFCL: Rabiu Ali drums for support for Kano Pillars

Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Kano Pillars FC, touched down in Dakar, the capital of Senegal ahead of their CAF Confederation Cup on Friday.
Environmental rights activists have called on State and Federal Governments to put in place adequate measures to stop youth groups in the Niger Delta from embarking on artisanal crude oil refining especially in areas where the Ogoni clean-up exercise.

Coalition bemoans responses to Ogoni clean up

The Cordaid-led Strategic Partnership (SP) Lobby and Advocacy Program has expressed dissatisfaction on the progress made on the Ogoni Land clean-up.
Many Nigerians have been paying tribute to the late editor of Sunday Times and celebrated columnist, Gbolabo Ogunsanwo, who died at 75.

Nigerians mourn veteran journalist Gbolabo Ogunsanwo’s demise

Ogunsanwo died on Friday in Lagos after a brief illness. Some of those who have paid tribute to the late Sunday Times editor were Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, and leading lights in Nigerian journalism, namely former Ogun State Governor, Chief Olusegun Osoba; ex-Minister of Transportation, Chief Ebenezer Babatope; a former manager of training at the Daily Times, Chief Tola Adeniyi; and another veteran journalist, Mr Eric Teniola.
Nigeria Naira

Naira weakens to lowest in three years

The Naira yesterday weakened to the lowest in over three years in the parallel market due to increased demand for dollars amid foreign-currency shortages.
Nigeria-based fintech solution, NowNow, has said that it will continue to upgrade its services to attune to current realities, such that will drive economic and social growth.

Firm restates commitment to enhance financial inclusion

Nigeria-based fintech solution, NowNow, has said that it will continue to upgrade its services to attune to current realities, such that will drive economic and social growth.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the resumption of all Public Servants on GL 1 -12 with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

Lagos government plans internship programme for young graduates

The Lagos State Government on Friday said it was planning a six-month Internship Programme for 4,000 young graduates in the state.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Slain Nasarawa APC chairman laid to rest

The slain Mr Philip Shekwo, the Nasarawa State All Progressives Congress (APC) Chairman, was buried on Friday in his home town, Yelwa, Toto Local Government Area amid tears by family and sympathisers.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC governors, state chairmen, non-NWC back tenure elongation

The coast seems to be clear for the proposed extension of the time frame given to the All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee following the endorsement by the Progressive Governors Forum, the state party chairmen and the Non-National Working Committee members.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

Minister: Nigeria has fulfilled all conditions for $1.5 billion World Bank loan

Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says the federal government has fulfilled the conditions required for the World Bank loan.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes celebrate after the match, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Peter Powell-REUTERS

Manchester United boss pleased with gradual return of fans

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer held a press conference this afternoon prior to Manchester United’s trip to Southampton.

FRC begins verification of Nigerian government’s capital projects across Nigeria

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) is to begin the first leg of its 2020 physical verification of selected federal government capital projects across the six geo-political zones of the country on Monday, November 30, 2020
The Minister of State, Education, Mr. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said this while answering questions at the 52nd joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 in Abuja.

Minister: We are working on SSANIP demands

The Federal Government has appealed to the Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Polytechnics, (SSANIP) to shelve its proposed strike, as government was working assiduously to meet their demands.
Governors of the Northeastern States arriving at the State House, Abuja for a meeting President Muhammadu Buhari.

North-East governors demand more federal projects in 2021

The Northeast Governors’ Forum has called for execution of more Federal Government capital projects in 2021 to ensure rapid development of the region.
Manchester United are ready to reward Fred for his progress with a new contract.

Manchester United to offer Fred new contract

The Manchester Evening News says United are drawing up new terms for Fred's consideration.
Governor Douye Diri has expressed worry over the development, following the lifting of the ban on interstate travel.

Bayelsa governor proposes N290.2 billion budget for 2021

Bayelsa State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, has presented the 2021 budget estimate to the House of Assembly. It is christened the “Budget of Growth.”

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Singaporean mother gives birth to baby with coronavirus antibodies

A Singaporean woman who was pregnant when she was infected with coronavirus in March has reportedly given birth to a baby with antibodies against the disease, offering a new clue as to whether the infection can be transferred from mother to child.
Manchester United are considering a shock move to bring their former defender Jonny Evans back to Old Trafford.

Manchester United considering shock move for former defender

Manchester United are considering a shock move to bring their former defender Johnny Evans back to Old Trafford.
Security personnel near the army base hit by a suicide bomber on the outskirts of Ghazni.

Suicide car bomb kills 30 Afghan security officials

A suicide car bomber struck an army base in Afghanistan on Sunday killing at least 30 security personnel, officials said, in one of the bloodiest attacks in recent months.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest suspects as explosion rocks Rivers’ church

The police in Rivers State have arrested three suspects who allegedly detonated explosives at a Pentecostal church, Christain Universal Church International, located at Mile 3, Diobu area of Port Harcourt.
Spokesperson of House of Representatives, Hon Benjamin Kalu, has said the House has completed the probe into the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

House of Reps has concluded probe into NDDC – spokesperson

Spokesperson of House of Representatives Hon Benjamin Kalu has said the House has completed the probe into the activities of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).