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Yobe, Kogi APC chairmen deny calling for Adams Oshiomhole’s sack

State Chairmen of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Yobe and Kogi states have denied reports alleging that the Forum of APC State Chairmen along with some members of the National Executive Committee NEC had called for the sack of the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

AC Milan, Eintracht Frankfurt finalise striker swap deal

Milan and Eintracht Frankfurt have completed a deadline day swap, which sees André Silva and Ante Rebić move in opposite directions.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC grills Kwara board chairperson, five others over ‘N150 million bursary fraud’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ilorin Zonal Office, has begun investigations into allegation of N150 million bursary fraud made against some management staff of Kwara State Scholarship Board.
Alexis Sanchez has been sidelined for the past month with a hamstring tear. REUTERS

Gary Neville: Alexis Sanchez is a disaster for Manchester United

Alexis Sanchez has “been a disaster” for Manchester United, admits Gary Neville, with the Red Devils legend looking for the Chile international to be moved on before transfer windows close across Europe.
Okechukwu Enelamah

Minister: Nigeria losing nothing by not signing AfCFTA

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, has said Nigeria does not lose anything by not signing the Africa Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.
British bank Natwest is trialling the use of a new NFC payment card with a built-in fingerprint scanner.

Debit card with built-in fingerprint reader begins trial in the UK

British bank Natwest is trialling the use of a new NFC payment card with a built-in fingerprint scanner. The trial, which will include 200 customers when it begins in mid-April, will allow its participants to make NFC payments (called “contactless” in the UK) without needing to input a PIN or offer a signature.
Nasir El-Rufai

Kaduna elections: PDP accuses Governor El-Rufai of sharing money to Muslim clerics

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kaduna State has asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission to investigate the Kaduna State Government for allegedly inducing Muslim clerics with money to campaign for the ruling All Progressives Congress in mosques across the state.
Doyin Okupe

N200 minion fraud: EFCC witness denies signing letter of payment for Doyin Okupe’s programme

Sola Atere, an EFCC witness, in the ongoing trial of Doyin Okupe, on Wednesday told the Federal High Court Abuja that he did not sign any budget proposal for the programme “Insight” on the Nigeria Television Authority, (NTA).

Cross River election: SDP, LP adopt Governor Ayade

Ahead saturday’s gubernatorial election, Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade’s support base received a boost with his endorsement Tuesday by the leaderships of Social Democratic Party, SDP and Labour Party, LP in the state.

Ecobank manager sent to prison over N411 million fraud

Justice Ayotunde Faji of the Federal High Court in Lagos has remanded in prison a Manager with the Ecobank Plc, Ifeanyi Chukwu Azike, for allegedly defrauding some of the bank’s customers of N411 million.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi, Oyo pensioners agree on payment of N42.3 billion gratuity, pension arrears

The Oyo State Government on Tuesday said it had reached an agreement with pensioners in the state on how the N42.3 billion unpaid gratuities and pension arrears would be cleared.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, yesterday disagreed on some policies of the Federal Government, including subsidy, anti-corruption war and the economy.

VP Debate: Peter Obi alone on African free trade agreement

Mr. Peter Obi, Vice Presidential candidate of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), was a lone voice, supporting Nigeria’s immediate signatory to the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).

Iyanya confirms exit from Mavin Records

Iyanya Mbuk says he is signed solely to Temple Music, confirming his speculated exit from the Don Jazzy-led Mavin Records.

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Ghana international Mubarak Wakaso will stay in the treatment room for a couple of days after picking up a minor injury, his Spanish club Deportivo Alaves have announced.

Ghana midfielder Mubarak Wakaso joins Chinese club Jiangsu Suning

Ghanaian midfielder Mubarak Wakaso has signed a three year contract with Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Suning after his two-and-a-half-year spell in the Spanish La Liga with Alaves, the Chinese club confirmed on Wednesday.
Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello

I won’t negotiate with bandits – Kogi governor

Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, on Wednesday warned that his administration would deal ruthlessly with all criminal elements in the state, saying he would not negotiate with bandits.

Presidency reacts to ‘US visa restrictions’

The Presidency has described as mere speculations the reported planned imposition of visa restrictions on some African and Asian countries including Nigeria by the America’s government led by President Donald Trump.
Strive Masiyiwa, a philanthropist and owner of Econet Global, has now offered to pay the doctors a subsidy to cover living costs through his Higherlife Foundation.

Zimbabwe tycoon’s offer seeks to end to doctor strike

A funding offer by a billionaire Zimbabwe telecoms tycoon on Wednesday prompted the country's doctors to consider ending a long-running strike over wage payments.
Mikel Arteta celebrates with Héctor Bellerín after Arsenal twice came from behind to earn a 2-2 draw with Chelsea. Javier García-BPI-Shutterstock

Sunday Oliseh hails Mikel Arteta after Arsenal’s draw against Chelsea

Former Super Eagles head coach Sunday Oliseh has heaped plaudits on Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta for his dexterity in Tuesday’s 2-2 draw against London rivals Chelsea at the Stamford Bridge.