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Paris Saint-Germain star Angel Di Maria has been hit with a four-match suspension for spitting on Marseille defender Alvaro Gonzalez during a late-game melee earlier this month.

Angel Di Maria’s home burgled, family held hostage during PSG vs Nantes game

Argentine star forward Angel Di Maria’s family were the victims of a ‘violent robbery’ during Paris Saint-Germain’s defeat to Nantes on Sunday night, according to reports.
Fulham boss Scott Parker believes Josh Maja will make it tough for Aleksandar Mitrovic to win back his place.

Martin Keown: Ademola Lookman, Josh Maja will trouble Liverpool

Arsenal legend Martin Keown says struggling Liverpool will have their hands full when they come up against Fulham’s frontline that has Ademola Lookman and Josh Maja.
Chelsea winger, Callum Hudson-Odoi, is ready to adjust and play in different roles to justify himself under new manager Thomas Tuchel.

Glenn Hoddle: No justification for Callum Hudson-Odoi treatment

Tuchel on Saturday brought Hudson-Odoi on a half-time as Chelsea chased an equaliser at St Mary’s, only to substitute the substitute 31 minutes later. The gamble by the German failed to pay off, with Chelsea having to settle for the 1-1 draw.

VON chief: Livestock commission’ll end herders, farmers’ crisis

The Director General, Voice of Nigeria, VON, Osita Okechukwu, has advised the Federal Government to listen to people calling for the creation of a national livestock commission.
The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has postponed the local government elections earlier scheduled for May 15, 2021.

Kaduna fixes date for council elections

The Kaduna State Independent Electoral Commission (KADSIECOM) has fixed May, 15, 2021 for the conduct of election into the 23 local government areas of the State.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has said that more private and public sector collaboration will be encouraged as Nigeria steps up effort to realise its target of boosting domestic gas utilisation.

Minister: Methanol gas project will create 30,000 jobs

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, says the upcoming integrated methanol and gas project would create 30, 000 direct and indirect jobs in the country.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has disclosed why he decided to play Nicolas Pepe as a left-winger against Southampton.

Mikel Arteta: Why Nicolas Pepe played from the left vs Southampton

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta has disclosed why he decided to play Nicolas Pepe as a left-winger against Southampton.
Luis Suarez scored twice as LaLiga leaders Atletico Madrid secured a comfortable 3-1 home victory over Elche.

Luis Suarez double gets Atletico Madrid back on track

Luis Suarez scored twice as LaLiga leaders Atletico Madrid secured a comfortable 3-1 home victory over Elche.
The House of Representatives on Tuesday reprimanded the Minister of Foreign Affairs, for the continuing maltreatment of Nigerians in the Diaspora.

House of Reps propose appointment of 41 Supreme Court justices

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, passed through First Reading a bill which seeks to increase the number of Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria from 21 to 41.

Protesting youths barricade entrance to INEC offices in Imo

The Coalition of Okigwe Youths, a political pressure group, barricaded the entrance to the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Owerri, in protest against the outcome of the Dec. 5 Imo North senatorial bye-election.
Bournemouth climbed to the top of the English Championship with an impressive 4-0 thrashing of Barnsley at Oakwell on Friday.

Bournemouth hammer Barnsley 4-0, move top of Championship

Bournemouth climbed to the top of the English Championship with an impressive 4-0 thrashing of Barnsley at Oakwell on Friday.
Ahmad said the Executive Chairman of FIRS, Muhammad Nami, disclosed this at the inauguration of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Audit and Recovery of Back Years Stamp Duties and the unveiling of the FIRS Adhesive Stamp in Abuja.

FIRS closes tax waiver window December 31 – chairman

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) said on Wednesday that the window of opportunity for “waivers of penalties and interest on outstanding taxes arising from desk examinations, audit exercises, investigations or all other forms of tax assessment” will close on December 31, 2020.
If there’s one thing that is noticeable about Mikel Arteta’s tenure at Arsenal thus far, it is his single-mindedness and strength of character.

Arsenal boss backs temporary subs for head injuries

Mikel Arteta on Wednesday backed calls for concussion substitutes after Arsenal's David Luiz was involved in a sickening clash of heads with Raul Jimenez that left the Wolves striker with a fractured skull.

Manchester City’s Ederson calls for concussion subs

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson called for the introduction of concussion substitutes to football following the clash of heads between Raul Jimenez and David Luiz that left the former with a fractured skull.
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Kano governor orders compulsory drug test for council election contestants

Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has directed all cleared contestants in the forthcoming local government elections scheduled to hold January 16 to be subjected to a compulsory drug test.
6. Former African champions, Super Eagles, were held to a scoreless draw by the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone in the Africa Cup of Nations 2022 qualifier in Freetown on Tuesday.

Super Eagles drop points again vs Leone Stars

Super Eagles have dropped back-to-back points against Sierra Leone after a 0-0 draw at Siaka Stevens Stadium in Freetown in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifiers on Tuesday night.
8. Nigerian football great Mutiu Adepoju has called on supporters to maintain faith in the Super Eagles despite their appalling performance against Sierra Leone.

AFCONQ: Sierra Leone shocks Nigeria with dramatic comeback

The Leone Stars of Sierra Leone came back from 4-0 down to hold the Super Eagles of Nigeria to a shocking 4-4 draw in Friday’s Group L 2022 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in Benin City.
Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey insists he can contribute at both ends of the pitch, despite playing primarily as a deep midfielder.

Thomas Partey wants to emulate Ghana legend Michael Essien

New Arsenal acquisition Thomas Partey has set his sights on replicating the success in England of compatriot and former Chelsea star Michael Essien.
Arjen Robben’s emotional return to Groningen lasted less than 30 minutes on Sunday as he was forced out of his comeback match with a groin injury.

Arjen Robben’s Groningen comeback in doubt after groin injury

Arjen Robben’s emotional return to Groningen lasted less than 30 minutes on Sunday as he was forced out of his comeback match with a groin injury.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

Ondo: INEC publishes final list of governorship candidates

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published the final list of nominated candidates for Ondo State Governorship election scheduled for Oct. 10.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun thanked the Rangers fans for the way they have welcomed him to the club.

Rangers to know extent of Leon Balogun injury after win vs St Johnstone

Rangers could discover today the extent of the injury that forced Leon Balogun off during the 3-0 win over St Johnstone at Ibrox, in Wednesday’s Scottish League tie.

Ondo guber: We didn’t substitute name of any aspirant, candidate – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it does not substitute nominated candidates of the African Action Congress (AAC) or any other party’s nominations for Ondo governorship election.

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Kwara APC faction protests against senator, governor’s sister in appeal committee

A faction of the All Progressives Congress in Kwara State has said it will not accept the inclusion of Senator Khairat Gwadabe and Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s elder sister in the 61-member APC National Revalidation/Registration Appeal Committee.
Big Brother Naija 2019 winner, Mercy Eke, has opened up concerning rumours that she tested positive for COVID-19.

Mercy Eke: No man is responsible for my success

In a video uploaded to her YouTube channel, the reality star said, “In this part of the world, people believe a man is behind the success of a woman, whether she is married or single. I work hard for everything I own today. When people say a man is behind these things, I find it appalling. However, it does not get to me anymore because what else would one say? It only shows that my success is visible.”
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2023: INEC to put polling units in hospitals, courts

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Friday said it would bring polling units in overcrowded areas closer to the people, particularly to public places like schools, courts and hospitals ahead of the 2023 general elections.
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NBS: States IGR fell to N1.31 trillion in 2020

The National Bureau of Statistics disclosed in its report on ‘Internally Generated Revenue at state level for fourth quarter and full year 2020’.
Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa has formally signed a short-term deal with four-time Nigeria Professional Football League Champions Kano Pillars.

NPFL: Ahmed Musa to play for free at Kano Pillars

Musa, 28, signed for the four-time Nigerian champions under the Elite Players Programme of the League Management Company, which encourages top Nigerian internationals to play for local clubs.

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Bitcoin hit a record-high above $43,000 on Monday after electric carmaker Tesla invested $1.5 billion in the digital currency.

Bitcoin hits record high above $62,000

Bitcoin hit a record high, soaring past $62,000 on Tuesday as the cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase prepares to launch shares on Wall Street.

Windstorm kills 1, displaces 575 in Imo community

A windstorm which occurred on Wednesday in Umuejem Community in Owerri West Local Government Area of Imo has killed a middle aged man and injured three others.
The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House accedes to JUSUN’s demand on independence of judiciary

House of Representatives yesterday agreed with the Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) on the need to guarantee the independence of the judiciary to enable the courts to function effectively without external interferences.
Jurgen Klopp has challenged Liverpool to salvage their troubled Premier League season with a late bid to finish in the top four.

Liverpool boss: It’s top four finish or nothing

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has declared that the team must finish in the top four of the Premier League this season.
France is currently aiming at building a new partnership with Nigeria, with the dispatching of its Minister in charge of Foreign Trade and Attractiveness, Franck Riester, to Nigeria.

France, Nigeria to build new partnership

France is currently aiming at building a new partnership with Nigeria, with the dispatching of its Minister in charge of Foreign Trade and Attractiveness, Franck Riester, to Nigeria.