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Kogi declares public holiday for schools ahead of guber poll

The Kogi State Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology, has declared Friday, Nov. 15, as public holiday for all schools in the state.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Kogi guber: Attack on SDP secretariat a threat to democracy

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) in Ondo State says the attack by some thugs on the party’s secretariat in Kogi is a threat to the nation’s democracy.
The same chairman of the electoral commission had proposed in September the date of 28 December. The opposition and its representatives on the commission had denounced an unrealistic project and, according to them, it is a ploy to help President Alpha Condé to run for a third term in 2020.

Guinea announces new parliamentary election date

The president of the electoral commission in Guinea announced on Saturday that the legislative elections, which have been delayed for months, will take place on 16 February 2020.
Granit Xhaka has promised to stay at Arsenal and win back respect after being stripped of the captaincy following an ugly altercation with fans.

Granit Xhaka insists he wants to stay at Arsenal despite exit reports

Granit Xhaka has promised to stay at Arsenal and win back respect after being stripped of the captaincy following an ugly altercation with fans.
Convener of #RevolutionNow protest, Mr. Omoyele Sowore, has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja for his arraignment on charges of treasonable felony and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government.

DSS: No surety to take delivery of Omoyele Sowore

The Department of State Services (DSS) says no person has turned up to take delivery of Omoyele Sowore since a court order was received for his release.
N'Golo Kante

Frank Lampard: N’Golo Kante is ‘much more’ than a defensive midfielder

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard insists N’Golo Kante is ‘much more’ than a defensive midfielder.

Roy Hodgson says he had ‘no doubt’ that Frank Lampard, Steven Gerrard would succeed...

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says he had ‘no doubts’ that Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard would go on to succeed in football management.
Zinedine Zidane

Zinedine Zidane: Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez not yet fit enough to return to action

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane hopes Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez will be available to return after the international break, with both men still fighting their way back to full fitness.
Nigeria international Oghenekaro Etebo will work Northern Ireland national coach Michael O’Neill who on Friday was confirmed as new Stoke City boss.

Super Eagles star to work with Irish national team coach

Nigeria international Oghenekaro Etebo will work Northern Ireland national coach Michael O’Neill who on Friday was confirmed as new Stoke City boss.
Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has paid a solidarity visit to the camp of national U-23 male team in Ismailia, Egypt where the Olympic Eagles are preparing ahead of AFCON U-23.

U23 AFCON: Gernot Rohr predicts how far Dream Team VII will go

Super Eagles’ coach Gernot Rohr is drumming support for Dream Team VII ahead of the forthcoming 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations in Egypt.
An helicopter carrying Bolivia’s President Evo Morales made an emergency landing Monday due to a mechanical problem, the military said, raising suspicions among his supporters after opponents vowed to oust him.

Helicopter carrying Bolivian leader makes emergency landing

An helicopter carrying Bolivia’s President Evo Morales made an emergency landing Monday due to a mechanical problem, the military said, raising suspicions among his supporters after opponents vowed to oust him.
Bayern Munich is looking for a new head coach after Niko Kovac was sacked in the wake of their 5-1 drubbing at Eintracht Frankfurt — their worst Bundesliga defeat in 10 years.

Hunt on for new Bayern Munich coach after Niko Kovac sacking

Bayern Munich is looking for a new head coach after Niko Kovac was sacked in the wake of their 5-1 drubbing at Eintracht Frankfurt — their worst Bundesliga defeat in 10 years.

Confusion in Ogun NYCN as alleged NSCDC officer wins chairmanship seat

Confusion and uncertainty trailed the outcome of the Saturday election into the executive positions of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Ogun state chapter, as the presumed winner of the Chairmanship seat, Abduljabar Ayelagbe, was absent during the swearing-in ceremony of the elected officers.
Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has paid a solidarity visit to the camp of national U-23 male team in Ismailia, Egypt where the Olympic Eagles are preparing ahead of AFCON U-23.

AFCON U-23: Gernot Rohr pumps up Olympic Eagles with solidarity visit

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has paid a solidarity visit to the camp of national U-23 male team in Ismailia, Egypt where the Olympic Eagles are preparing ahead of AFCON U-23.
Lionel Messi has ordered Barcelona directors to ship out Sergio Busquets before the end of the season, according to report.

Barcelona’s fragility casts doubts on Champions League credentials

They may be one of Europe’s most devastating teams at their best but another collapse in La Liga last weekend has shown Barcelona can be a soft touch.
Chelsea have lost a “world great” in Eden Hazard, says Pat Nevin, but one of Christian Pulisic, Willian and Pedro is being backed to step up and fill some sizeable shoes at Stamford Bridge.

Christian Pulisic: Chelsea’s young guns are loving life under Frank Lampard

Christian Pulisic says Chelsea’s young side are having fun playing together this season, as Frank Lampard’s team continue to build momentum at the top end of the Premier League table.

Super Eagles’ goalkeeper trainer loses brother

Super Eagles’ goalkeeper trainer Alloy Agu has lost his younger brother to the cold hands of death.
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed announces a failed coup as he addresses the public on television, June 23, 2019. The failed coup in the Amhara region was led by a high-ranking military official and others within the country’s military, he said.

Ethiopian premier Abiy Ahmed denounces killings in demonstrations

After winning the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize,Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has seen his reputation put to test following recent violence in his country that led to the killing of 67 people last week in demonstrations.

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Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Appeal Court upholds Nasarawa governor’s election

The Court of Appeal sitting in Makurdi has upheld the decision of the election petition tribunal affirming the election of Abdullahi Sule as governor of Nasarawa State.
Kidnap Victim

Bandits abduct university engineer in Anambra

An engineer in the employ of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, Emeka Chiaghana, has been abducted.
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Edo APC exco sacks Anselm Ojezua, elects David Imoise as acting chair

The crisis rocking the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has got messier with State Working Committee of the party passing a vote of no confidence in the state chairman, Anselm Ojezua.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Donald Trump open to deal with democrats over Barack Obama’s DACA programme

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signalled that he would be open to striking a deal with Democrats on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) programme if the U.S. Supreme Court were to uphold his decision to repeal the initiative.

Former minister urges federal government to restore sports commission

Former Minister of Sports, Bolaji Abdullahi, has said that the restoration of the governing system of the National Sport Commission (NSC) remains the best way of managing sports in Nigeria.