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Wayne Rooney: Park was just as important to Manchester United as Cristiano Ronaldo

Wayne Rooney has said that former Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-sung was just as crucial to the club's success as Cristiano Ronaldo, with the South Korean's willingness to sacrifice himself for the team as a whole critical to lifting titles.
NECA’s Director-General, Mr Timothy Olawale, who made the call on Tuesday in Lagos, called for more specific and direct business sustainability schemes, to save the private sector.

Lockdown: NECA offers free online entrepreneurship courses

The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) says it is offering the general public six weeks free entrepreneurship courses, beginning from April.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Nigerian government trains over 3,000 online in digital skills during coronavirus lockdown

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has expressed satisfaction at the 3,000 Nigerian youth that have so far taken advantage of the ministry’s online training and attained competency badges under the Ministry’s DY.ng initiative.

NGO wants inclusive education for Nigerian teachers

Daughters of Charity, a Non Governmental Organisation (NGO), has stressed the need for Nigerian teachers in both government and private schools to be trained on inclusive education for the benefit of children with disabilities.
Catholic Archbishop of the Metropolitan See of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins

Archbishop Martins, Monsignor Faniran advocate use of digital media for evangelism

Archbishop of Catholic Archdiocese of Lagos, Most Reverend Alfred Adewale Martins and other stakeholders in the church have tasked Catholic media practitioners on the use of digital media in spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ.
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Kwara by-election: APC’s victory a confirmation of acceptance – Raheem Olawuyi

A member of the House of Representatives, Raheem Olawuyi, says the victory of the APC candidate in Saturday’s Kwara House Assembly by-election is a testimony of the party’s acceptance.
The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Enugu State on Tuesday said it had trained no fewer than 510 unemployed graduates on different skills.

Nigerian agency trains 1,680 youths, women in Kaduna

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) on Monday, said it had trained 1,680 youth and women on various skills and other empowerment schemes in Kaduna State in 2020.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday urged schools nationwide to close for several weeks to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, as authorities reported the country’s fourth death linked to the outbreak.

Japan premier calls for nationwide closure of schools over virus

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday urged schools nationwide to close for several weeks to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, as authorities reported the country’s fourth death linked to the outbreak.

Group kicks against agency for ‘repentant’ Boko Haram terrorists

The Guild of Public Affairs Analysts of Nigeria (GPAAN), has warned against plans by the Senate to create an agency for the education, rehabilitaton, deradicalisation and integration of repentant insurgents in the country.

World Bank: 87% Nigeria’s poverty rate in North

The North accounted for 87 per cent of all the poor people in Nigeria in 2016, the World Bank has disclosed in a new report.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday unveiled new visa policy with 79 visa classifications.

President Buhari unveils new visa policy

This comes amid news that five international airports with sufficient technology and devices that will make it impossible for persons with threats to pass through, have been approved as the only ports of entry where visa on arrival can be obtained.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Minister explains reasons for digital economy drive in Nigeria

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has justified the necessity, appropriateness and significance of the re-designation of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMoCDE) in October 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, as he recalled the modest strides of the ministry and strategy for accomplishing the digital economy policy for national development.

PWDs: We are useful assets, not liabilities

Speaking at the 11th Anniversary of Soul Winning Evangelism of disability, the Founder/President, Holy Spirit Buffet Outreach for People with Disabilities, Evangelist Kemi Idowu-Sarumi, also an actress, while encouraging all said that people with disabilities are human beings who have rights and privileges to enjoy like others.
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National Assembly advised to immediately withdraw Hate Speech bill

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has advised the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the Hate Speech bill that has generated bad blood among Nigerians, declaring it as contradicting the principles of fundamental human rights and tantamount to pursuing a policy that is self-serving.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is providing one billion dollars grant to African countries to support the implementation of the Agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

UNIDO: AfCFTA veritable platform for Africa’s industrialisation agenda

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement will provide a new impetus to the continent’s industrialization agenda through increased intra-African trade.
Abubakar Malami

P&ID scandal: We’re adopting strategies to quash case, nullify contract – AGF

The Federal Government has revealed that it is adopting enhanced strategies to set aside the $9.6 billion award to P&ID and possibly nullify the entire contract.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos government committed to closing learning gaps in schools

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has reiterated the commitment of his administration to close learning gaps between public and private schools for effective delivery of qualitative and quantitative education. =
President Muhammadu Buhari says the life of every Nigerian, in every part of the world matters, promising to stretch government’s reach and capacity in protecting all Nigerians, not minding the distance. 4

President Buhari meets Nigerian professionals, students in Russia — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari says the life of every Nigerian, in every part of the world matters, promising to stretch government’s reach and capacity in protecting all Nigerians, not minding the distance.

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Presidential panel grills four EFCC sectional heads

The Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential investigation panel probing corrupt allegations levelled against the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday grilled four-unit heads of the commission.

Lagos assemblymen go for coronavirus tests, fumigate complex

The Lagos State House of Assembly has directed all lawmakers to go for COVID-19 test following the death of the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Tunde Braimoh.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour hails Nigerian government for remitting N7.45 billion workers’ retirement benefits

The Nigeria Labour Congress has commended the Federal Government for remitting N7.45 billion accrued rights and benefits into the retirement savings accounts of federal retirees covering April and May 2019.
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Chris Okotie: Online church service unbiblical

Pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries in the Oregun area of Lagos State, Reverend Chris Okotie, says online church service, which has become the order of the day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is unscriptural.

Nigerian Breweries donates palliatives to journalists in Imo

The Nigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday donated food items, sanitiser and drinks to members of the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Imo.