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Governor Akeredolu: I will be re-elected in October

The Governor said this while dismissing rumours that he has been disqualified from participating in the July 20 governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Fans of juju music icon, Ebenezer Obey, were gripped with apprehension on Saturday, July 4, 2020, as news spread on the Internet that he had passed away.

Ebenezer Obey: I’m hale and hearty

Fans of juju music icon, Ebenezer Obey, were gripped with apprehension on Saturday, July 4, 2020, as news spread on the Internet that he had passed away.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

SGF speaks on NCDC officials ‘charging for coronavirus tests’

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has rubbished claims that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) officials are collecting N35,000 to collect samples for COVID-19 test.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is “desperate” to play after having his ankle cast removed following surgery earlier this month but there is still no timeline for the Frenchman’s return, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

Paul Pogba could get Inter Milan transfer, swap deal possible

Two new Paul Pogba transfer rumours are doing the rounds today, one of which is credible and the other has to be the worst there has been in a long time.
The embattled professor of Infectious and non-infectious pulmonary diseases, Alakija Salami, was accused of misleading his colleagues to treat the suspected case, Muhideen Obanimomo, who died at the hospital on April 1.

Kwara professor denies concealing vital information about suspected coronavirus case

The suspended professor of medicine at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) has denied allegations of concealing vital information about the first suspected case of COVID-19 in Kwara State. He also denied the charge of unethical behaviour.
Pablo Sarabia has revealed in an interview with ‘So Foot’ that his teammates Neymar and Kylian Mbappé are tired of the transfer rumours that place them every day with teams around the planet.

Ligue 1: Neymar and Mbappé are tired of rumours – PSG star

Pablo Sarabia has revealed in an interview with ‘So Foot’ that his teammates Neymar and Kylian Mbappé are tired of the transfer rumours that place them every day with teams around the planet.

NCDC denies claim of officials rejecting people for testing

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has denied reports in the social media that its officials were turning back people seeking to undergo a test for coronavirus test.
The Management of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), said on Thursday that its Chairman, Prof. James Momoh, had tested negative for the Covid-19 virus.

NERC chief tests negative for coronavirus

The Management of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), said on Thursday that its Chairman, Prof. James Momoh, had tested negative for the Covid-19 virus.
Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comments at a daily press briefing on Monday.

China attacks US for calling coronavirus ‘Chinese virus’

A spat between the US and China over the novel coronavirus escalated on Tuesday as President Donald Trump angered Beijing by referring to the pathogen as the “Chinese Virus.”
Nigeria Naira

Naira bounces back after days of depreciation

The naira appreciated against the dollar on Friday after days of panic buying amid speculations that the Nigerian central bank may devalue the local currency.
The World Health Organisation says eating garlic and regularly rinsing the nose with saline solution will not guard against coronavirus infection (2019-nCoV).

WHO: Garlic, salt water can’t protect against coronavirus

The World Health Organisation says eating garlic and regularly rinsing the nose with saline solution will not guard against coronavirus infection (2019-nCoV).

Leaked documents destroy reputation of Isabel dos Santos

Isabel dos Santos, 46, the daughter of Angola’s long-running leader of 38 years, was mostly seen as untouchable in Luanda.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has dropped a huge hint about Eden Hazard as per the transfer talks going on between the European Champions and Chelsea, according to reports.

Florentino Pérez: I don’t know who Paul Pogba is

Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez has responded to transfer speculation by joking that he “doesn’t know who Paul Pogba is”.
Diego Simeone dismissed talk of winning the La Liga title after Atletico Madrid preserved their 100 per cent record with a last-gasp comeback against Eibar.

Diego Simeone rubbishes reports of dressing room discord at Atletico Madrid

Diego Simeone has dismissed reports suggesting he has lost the dressing room at Atletico Madrid, amid rumours he could be in line to succeed Unai Emery in the hot seat at Arsenal.

Presidency explains Aisha Buhari’s long absence following speculations

The Presidency has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha’s absence in the country for about two months was not due to any infighting in Aso Villa.

Ernesto Valverde insists Neymar rumours ‘do not affect Barcelona’

Ernesto Valverde insists the rumours of Neymar potentially returning to Barcelona have not affected his squad.
Soccer Football – England & Soccer Aid World XI Training – Motspur Park, London, Britain – June 7, 2018 Soccer Aid World XI’s Yaya Toure during training Action Images via Reuters-Andrew Boyers

Yaya Toure contradicts agent’s retirement claim

Former Manchester City star Yaya Toure insists he has not retired despite his agent claiming that the Ivorian has ended his playing career.
Popular actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe has reacted to rumours making rounds on social media that he’s dead.

Baba Suwe: Anyone that wants me dead will die before me

Popular actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has reacted to rumours making rounds on social media that he’s dead.

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INEC introduces election result viewing portal

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has introduced a dedicated public election result viewing portal, known as “The INEC Result Viewing (IReV)”.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane completed an astonishing transfer U-turn by confirming Gareth Bale's place in his squad for the coming season.

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale didn’t want to play against Manchester City

Gareth Bale “didn’t want to play” in the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Manchester City, says Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane.

Uche Secondus: Nigeria sitting on keg of gunpowder

National chairman, Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, has likened the state of affairs in the land to sitting on a keg of gunpowder, ready to explode at a time no one can determine.
The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SSG), Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday disagreed with Director General of the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu, when he called on the House of Reps to amend the Quarantine Act.

Nigerian government approves gradual reopening of international flights

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has approved gradual reopening of international flights and train services across the country.
The Executive Secretary of the Commission, Rev. Yakubu Pam, made this known while responding to questions from newsmen in Abuja, weekend.

NCPC partners CAN, JNI to end Southern Kaduna killings

The Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) says it is collaborating with the Northern Chapter of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), the Jama’atu Nasrul Islam (JNI) and the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to end the killings in Southern Kaduna.