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Voters in an opposition stronghold turned en masse to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservatives, boosting his parliamentary majority on Friday despite a high COVID-19 death toll, last year's record economic slump and cronyism charges.
The German economy contracted in the first quarter after the country launched a new round of tough lockdown measures aimed at containing a third wave of the pandemic.
A yet-to-be identified bank customer in Rivers State has reportedly slump and died after failing to withdraw cash for treatment for an undisclosed ailment.
The Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), Mrs. Tejumola Abisoye, has lauded the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for exhibiting unusual bravery in the face of daunting economic challenges to invest in massive infrastructural development, even as the national economy is still recovering from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), Mrs. Tejumola Abisoye, lauds the Lagos State Governor for exhibiting unusual bravery in the face of daunting economic challenges to invest in massive infrastructural development, even as the national economy is still recovering from the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Tuesday ruled himself out of contention to replace Joachim Loew as Germany manager, saying he intended to see out his contract at the Premier League champions.
The minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has advised Nigerian women not to regard the N20, 000 special grant given to the rural woman by the federal government as the fabled national cake.
The 2020/2021 season has been a rough ride for Catalan club Barcelona. They suffered an early bumpy start to the season coming from the attempts by the mercurial Argentine, Lionel Messi, to force through an exit from the club, a testy change of managers, the resignation of the entire Board and a slump in results that left them needing to struggle to climb back up.
Liverpool are reportedly lining up Steven Gerrard as the club’s next manager, amid suggestions that current boss Jurgen Klopp will take the Germany job.
The Philippines received on Sunday its first batch of COVID-19 vaccine doses in a shipment donated by China, a day before it was due to roll out a national inoculation campaign.
Emefiele, said this on Friday, while speaking at a CBN/Bankers’ Committee’s initiative for economic growth, which is a one-day special summit on the economy by bank chief executive officers.
Tottenham defender Eric Dier has rejected Jose Mourinho’s claim that he is suffering from a dramatic loss of confidence.
RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann has emerged as the likely candidate to replace Jose Mourinho, should Tottenham’s current slump continue.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is considering a staged exit from COVID-19 lockdown that would see pubs and restaurants reopen in May, and hospitality and domestic holiday industries not fully reopening until July, the Daily Mail reported.
Suggestions had spread like wildfire on Merseyside over the weekend that Klopp was set to resign as manager following Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to Leicester, a result which leaves the reigning champions on a run of just two wins from nine Premier League matches.
Liverpool have slipped seven points behind Manchester City after their first 22 fixtures of the 2020-21 campaign, having already dropped nine more points than they did in the whole of their title-winning season.
Liverpool lost Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez to injury and, after scouring the market for a central defender, the Reds have ruled out all options and will finish the season with the squad they currently have.
The Atletico Madrid striker is La Liga’s joint-second top scorer this season, tied with his former team-mate Lionel Messi on 11 goals. Only Sevilla’s Youssef En-Nesyri has more, though both players have played more games than Suarez.
Rural women in the six area councils of the FCT, are to benefit from the disbursement under the government’s National Social Investment Programme. Speaking at the event, Farouq explained that the grant was aimed at increasing the income and productive assets of target beneficiaries.
Oil prices climbed with U.S. stock markets on Tuesday ahead of Joe Biden’s inauguration as U.S. president on optimism that more government stimulus will eventually lift global economic growth.
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A police corporal, attached to the Olu of Ile-Ogbo, Akinsanya Akingbade was reported killed following a communal clash between Iwo and Ile-Oogbo over disputed land.
The Eastern Security Network known as “Ebubeagu”, Ebonyi State branch, has arrested eight armed robbery suspects in the state.
The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) in Oyo State, has lauded the Supreme Court verdict on sacked council executives, describing it as victory for democracy.
Gov. Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State has received final reports from State Judicial Panel of Inquiry into allegations of Human Rights Violation Against Police Officers including officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) and other Persons.
The presidency says Nigeria is engaging with tech giant, Microsoft Corporation, in order to use machine learning and artificial intelligence to preserve local languages.
Russia is seeking an additional 24 million roubles ($321,586) in fines from U.S. tech giant Twitter for failing to remove content banned in Russia, the TASS news agency cited a court as saying on Wednesday.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has stated that a multilateral response is critical to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic in India and globally.
The federal government is committed to procuring 29.588 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine through the AVAT initiative, coordinated by Afreximbank, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, has said.
The Imo State Commissioner of Police, Abutu Yaro, on Friday, said that no security operative lost his life when combined security men engaged hoodlums in a gun duel in Orlu on Thursday night.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that its local government office in Essien Udim local government area in Akwa Ibom State has been set on fire.