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Fabinho has insisted that Mohamed Salah is very happy at Liverpool amid speculation over the Liverpool star's future.

Mo Salah: I want to stay at Liverpool as long as I can

The Egypt international, the Premier League's top scorer this season with 13 goals, has a contract until the summer of 2023 and has said he wants to stay and continue to break records with the Reds.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has charged the twenty-three council chairmen and youths in the State to identify members of proscribed separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the State.

Rivers governor joins calls for sack of service chiefs

Governor Nyesom Wike has join the calls for change of Nigeria’s heads of security and rejigging of the nation’s security architecture as Boko Haram and bandits up north continue to overwhelm federal forces.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, said that the state government would tackle the challenges of youth restiveness and unemployment through sporting activities.

Oyo governor: We‘ll tackle youth restiveness through sporting activities

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, on Thursday, said that the state government would tackle the challenges of youth restiveness and unemployment through sporting activities.

Abuja chamber welcomes FCT tax harmonisation

Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) has welcomed the plan by the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Alhaji Muhammad Bello to harmonise tax policies within the territory in order end multiple taxations on by businesses in the territory.
Manchester City’s game with Everton on Monday evening has been called off after more positive coronavirus tests amongst Pep Guardiola’s squad.

Manchester City acquire oldest existing FA Cup trophy

Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan is the new owner of the oldest existing version of the FA Cup trophy, having purchased the silverware at a recent auction, the Premier League club said on Friday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told Edinson Cavani that he must bide his time before securing regular starts for Manchester United.

English FA: Edinson Cavani not intentionally racist in social media post, but term was...

Edinson Cavani was not intentionally racist in the Instagram post that brought him a three-match suspension, the Football Association says.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) demonstrated its prowess last weekend with the successful assemblage of a large Caverton helicopter imported from Sikosky Company, USA.

NPA: How we facilitated process for Caverton to import, assemble large helicopter

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) demonstrated its prowess last weekend with the successful assemblage of a large Caverton helicopter imported from Sikosky Company, USA.
Joe Aribo and Leon Balogun moved Rangers 19 points clear at the Scottish Premiership summit following a hardfought 1-0 win against Celtic in the second Old Firm clash of the season at Ibrox.

Leon Balogun thrilled to give Rangers fans ‘little gift’ after win vs Celtic

Rangers defender Leon Balogun was pleased he could play his part in giving fans a ‘little gift’ in Saturday’s 1-0 win against Celtic at Ibrox.
The number of coronavirus-associated deaths in Lagos State increased to 181 on Wednesday with four more fatalities, said the state’s Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.

Lagos welcomes first baby of the year

The state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, at the General Hospital Igando, said the baby of the Year programme was a symbolic event.
President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will embark on a comprehensive health sector reform aimed at providing a world class 21st century health care system, capable of responding effectively to future pandemics.

President Buhari promises to deliver world class healthcare system to Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will embark on a comprehensive health sector reform aimed at providing a world class 21st century health care system, capable of responding effectively to future pandemics.
Ask Hans Powalla if he is a believer and the immediate response is a firm “no”.

Atheists to save historic wooden German church plank by plank

Yet he and other villagers in and around the German town of Stiege have embarked on the Herculean task of saving a picturesque church by moving it from the middle of a forest into the centre of town.
Brentex Petroleum Services Ltd/China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co Ltd (CPP), one of the consortia executing Nigerian government’s Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline Project, has said that forex fluctuation will not affect the project as they promised to deliver within the agreed cost and time.

AKK gas pipeline won’t be affected by forex crisis, others – contractor

Brentex Petroleum Services Ltd/China Petroleum Pipeline Engineering Co Ltd (CPP), one of the consortia executing Nigerian government’s Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) Gas Pipeline Project, has said that forex fluctuation will not affect the project as they promised to deliver within the agreed cost and time.
The extraordinary occasion was attended by FIFA President Gianni Infantino, UAEFA President Sheikh Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi and IFA President Oren Hasson.

UAE, Israel football associations sign historic agreement

World football witnessed a momentous event of great significance when the football associations of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel signed a historic memorandum of understanding (MoU) in a ceremony held in Dubai.
President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his picks for several top economic positions on Monday, including former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as his nominee for Treasury Secretary, setting the stage for a more diverse White House.

Electoral College will vote Monday, confirming Joe Biden’s U.S. presidential win

Electors will gather in state capitols across the country on Monday to formally vote for Joe Biden as the next U.S. president, effectively ending President Donald Trump’s frenzied but failing attempt to overturn his loss in the Nov. 3 election.
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.

COVID-19: Nigerian government to reopen isolation centres

The Federal Government has placed health workers on the alert amid rising concerns about a possible resurgence of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to lay foundations for a huge new Indian parliamentary building, the centrepiece of a grand but contentious redevelopment of New Delhi’s colonial-era core.

Indian premier to lay foundation of new parliament building amid outcry

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to lay foundations for a huge new Indian parliamentary building, the centrepiece of a grand but contentious redevelopment of New Delhi’s colonial-era core.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NNPC committed to bringing down cost of production, remaining competitive

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has, for the umpteenth time, pledged its commitment to bringing down the unit cost of oil production in the country to $10 per barrel, so as to remain competitive in the Industry and deliver value to all Nigerians.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has disclosed that its Upstream subsidiary – Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) is the largest producer of gas contributing 1bscfg-d to the domestic market for power generation.

Court upholds $1.7 billion arbitral award in favour of NPDC on Brass, Forcados assets

Justice A. Faji of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court yesterday upheld the decision of an arbitration tribunal, which slammed a whopping $1.7 billion judgment in favour of the Nigerian Petroleum Development Company (NPDC).

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Dr Herbert Wigwe, Managing Director of Access Bank Plc

Nigerian bank targets eight more African countries in expansion drive

Access Bank Plc has unfolded plans to expand to eight more African countries as part of a strategy to support trade and finance in the continent and take advantage of the newly formed African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senator Lawan: Senate won’t fight President Buhari to please anybody

President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan, said yesterday that the National Assembly has no reason whatsoever to fight President Muhammadu Buhari in order to please anybody in the country.
Donald Trump has reportedly reverted to “self pity-mode” following his impeachment amid frustration that his Republican allies are failing to defend him.

U.S. actors union to decide whether to expel Donald Trump

SAG-AFTRA, which represents some 160,000 actors, journalists and other media professionals, said in a statement that it had ordered a meeting of its disciplinary committee regarding Trump’s role in the January 6 mob attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Nigerian government warns against giving NIN to others for registration

The federal government has warned Nigerians to desist from selling or allowing others to use their National Identity Number, NIN, for registration.
16-year-old Barakat Mayowa Melojuekun who claimed days ago that she was sexually harassed by the Ogun State Commissioner for Environment, Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, has appealed for the matter to be allowed to rest.

Ogun: No parallel panel on suspended commissioner

The Ogun State Government yesterday clarified its position on the suspended state Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Abiodun Abudu-Balogun, over the allegation that he attempted to rape a teenage secondary school student.