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The Special Adviser to Governor Sanwo-Olu on Education, Barrister Tokunbo Wahab, inaugurated the board.

Lagos inaugurates six-man governing board for alternative high school for girls

Lagos State Government has inaugurated a six-member Governing Board for Alternative High School for Girls In Aboju area of the state.
Chelsea’s German head coach Thomas Tuchel celebrates at the end of the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on March 4, 2021. (Photo by Oli SCARFF - POOL - AFP)

Thomas Tuchel backs Chelsea to make ‘right decisions’ amid Super League fury

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel insists his club will make the "right decisions" over their role in the controversial breakaway European Super League.

JAMB: CBT centres must carry names of their examination towns

Ahead of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) and direct entry registration exercise, all Computer-Based Test (CBT) centres across the nation have been mandated to feature the name of the examination town in which they are located as part of their identity for easy recognition and accessibility.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.

Sokoto governor urges citizens to provide intelligence reports to security agencies, government

Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has again advised people of the Eastern flank of the state and other parts of Sokoto State who have been inundated by the violence of cross border marauders to shed their lethargy and provide timely as well as actionable intelligence to security operatives in order to checkmate the activities of bandits in the area.

Mino Raiola plays down talk of rift with Borussia Dortmund over Erling Haaland

Mino Raiola has insisted he is not at war with Borussia Dortmund over Erling Haaland, but does not agree with their stance that the Norwegian will not be sold this summer.
Commiserating with families of last Friday’s gas explosion at Agbor, PDP’s South-South National Vice-Chairman, Chief Dan Orbih, said such legislation would enable the state government to mete stiff penalties on illegal gas plant operators.

PDP: President Buhari’s administration has run out of ideas

The National Vice Chairman, South-south zone of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, has said that the Nigerian government under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has failed woefully in all ramifications.
Junta spokesman Brig. Gen. Zaw Min Tun told a news conference in the capital, Naypyitaw, that the country was returning to normal and government ministries and banks would resume full operations soon.

Myanmar: 19 people sentenced to death by military court

Nineteen people have been sentenced to death in Myanmar for killing an associate of an army captain, the military-owned Myawaddy TV station said on Friday — the first such sentences announced in public since February 1 coup and crackdown on protesters.
FILE PHOTO - Demonstrators are seen before a clash with security forces in Taze, Sagaing Region, Myanmar April 7, 2021, in this image obtained by Reuters. Photo obtained by REUTERS.

Myanmar junta says protests are dwindling as at least 10 reported killed by troops

Myanmar’s junta said on Friday that a protest campaign against its rule was dwindling since people wanted peace, and that it would hold elections within two years, the first timeframe it has given for a return to democracy since its Feb. 1 coup.

General Abdulsalami: Six million weapons in circulation in Nigeria

A former Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd), yesterday, declared that an estimated six million illegal weapons are in circulation in the country.
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CAN seeks support for new acting police chief

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Kaduna State Chapter, has called for support of Nigerians for the newly appointed Acting Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba.
Pep Guardiola has addressed Sergio Aguero's contract situation at Manchester City, while admitting the Blues miss him a lot when he's not fit to play.

Manchester United boss rules out suggestions of move for Kun Aguero

The Manchester City legend has confirmed that he will be leaving the club at the end of the season after a decade of success at the Etihad, winning four league titles, five league cups and an FA Cup, as well as establishing himself as the club’s record goalscorer.
Sheikh Ahmad Gumi says the easiest and safest way to end insecurity in the north is to negotiate peace with the bandits that have turned the region into a killing field.

Sheikh Gumi meets ex-President Obasanjo in Abeokuta

Worried by the recent happenings in the South-West where Fulani herders are being accused of kidnapping and their safety allegedly threatened, popular Kaduna-based Islamic scholar, Sheikh Ahmad Gumi, is currently meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo at the latter’s Hilltop mansion in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
The Speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday, said the potentials embedded in sports have been highly underestimated in Nigeria.

Easter: We must not allow peace elude us – Lagos speaker

The Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, has asked Nigerians to be watchful and prayerful, especially at this critical time of the country’s journey.
FILE PHOTO - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte attends a debate over remarks he made during talks to form a new government following the March 17 national elections, in The Hague, Netherlands April 1, 2021. REUTERS-Piroschka van de Wouw

Dutch premier’s prospects of forming new government wane as coalition partner quits

Prospects of Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte forming a new government waned on Saturday as a coalition partner seen as vital for securing a majority ruled out joining a new administration led by him.
Soccer Football – Champions League – Round of 16 Second Leg – Juventus v Olympique Lyonnais – Allianz Stadium, Turin, Italy – August 7, 2020 Juventus’ Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring their first goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) REUTERS/Massimo Pinca

Juve look to reboot Serie A title defence in Turin derby

Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Serie A on Saturday with Juventus looking to reboot their title defence against struggling city rivals Torino.
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 calls for local production of coronavirus vaccine

The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan, Wednesday called for concerted efforts by the government and parliament to find resources for Nigerian scientists to collaborate with international agencies to develop COVID-19 vaccine.
England international Harry Kane will be one of Real Madrid’s summer targets in the transfer window following the player’s inability to win laurels at Tottenham Hotspur.

Harry Kane among ‘a number of alternatives’ to Erling Haaland for Manchester City

Harry Kane is said to be among ‘a number of alternatives’ being considered by Manchester City if the club fail in their pursuit of Erling Haaland this summer.
Aftermath of wanton destruction of lives and properties during #EndSARS protests, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed that Lagos State required a minimum of N1 trillion to reconstruct the wilful extensive damage of properties across the metropolis.

House speaker urges Nigerian government to try out Senator Tinubu’s suggestions on national issues

The Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called on the federal government to look into and implement some of the suggestions made by the All Progressives Congress (APC) national leader, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on important national issues.
6. Dillian Whyte put up an inspired performance of redemption to deal vengeance against Alexander Povetkin in Gibraltar when he dropped the Russian in the fourth round to regain the interim WBC heavyweight title.

Dillian Whyte floors Alexander Povetkin in round 4 of their rematch

In the rematch of the heavyweight division on Saturday night’s card, Dillian Whyte put up an inspired performance of redemption to deal vengeance against Alexander Povetkin in Gibraltar when he dropped the Russian in the fourth round to regain the interim WBC heavyweight title.
[File] Nigeria's Senate leader, Bukola Saraki, announces that he would stand to become the main opposition candidate in 2019's presidential elections in Abuja, Nigeria, August 30, 2018. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Senator Saraki: Attempt to forcefully remove me darkest moment in our democratic journey

Former President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has described the failed attempt to remove him as President of the eighth senate as the darkest moment in Nigeria’s democratic journey. Saraki stated this last week in Uyo in his speech as guest speaker at the Bayelsa State House of Assembly Retreat.

Niger PDP faction rejects Senator Saraki committee decision

The Tanko Beji group has rejected the peace moves by former Senate President Bukola Saraki-led reconciliation committee to reconcile warring factions in the Niger State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane has taken full responsibility for Thursday’s early exit from the Copa del Rey at the hands of Spanish third division side Alcoyano but says the upset is “not a disgrace.”

Juventus considering approach for Zinedine Zidane

Andrea Pirlo’s position as manager of the Old Lady is said to be under threat, with the club currently sitting third in Serie A, 10 points behind leaders Inter Milan.

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The allegation of marginalisation against Governor Udom Emmanuel by the Oro Think Tank is unfair and has no basis in objectivity, the Akwa Ibom State branch of the Civil Liberties Organisation, CLO, has declared.

Akwa Ibom wins CIRDDOC 2020 best budget transparency award

In a move that gives credence and endorsement of the commitment of the Udom Emmanuel led administration in ensuring openness, transparency and accountability in budgeting and governance, the Akwa Ibom State Government has been ranked one of the best performing states in the 2020 sub-National Budget Transparency Survey.
The Special Adviser to Governor Sanwo-Olu on Education, Barrister Tokunbo Wahab, inaugurated the board.

Lagos inaugurates six-man governing board for alternative high school for girls

Lagos State Government has inaugurated a six-member Governing Board for Alternative High School for Girls In Aboju area of the state.
FILE PHOTO - A view of the Natanz uranium enrichment facility 250 km (155 miles) south of the Iranian capital Tehran, March 30, 2005. REUTERS-Raheb Homavandi

Iran says 60% enrichment meant to show nuclear prowess, is reversible

Iran began enriching uranium to 60% purity in order to show its technical capacity after a sabotage attack at a nuclear plant, and the move is quickly reversible if the United States lifts sanctions, the Iranian government said on Tuesday.

NAPTIP calls for effective counter-trafficking policies, ideas to tackle human trafficking

The Director General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Imaan Sulaiman Ibrahim, has called for effective counter - Trafficking policies and ideas to tackle the manace of human trafficking.

2023: Kingsley Moghalu urges young people to join politics

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has asked young people in Nigeria to actively participate in politics and help reshape the future of the country.

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Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has reportedly got himself into hot water after he was ‘charged with seven driving offences’.

Former Arsenal star charged with seven driving offences

Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has reportedly got himself into hot water after he was ‘charged with seven driving offences’.

PDP: Retaining Isa Pantami as minister not in national interest

The Peoples Democratic Party has said it would be wrong to continue keeping the embattled Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, as a member of the Federal Executive Council.

Edo women protest against herdsmen’s activities

Women of Ikabigbo community in Uzairue Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo State yesterday told herdsmen occupying their community to leave, as their presence has caused them more harm than good.

Uganda start-up bets big on banana waste

Ugandans have always eaten a lot of bananas. Now a local start-up reckons it can extract even more value from overlooked parts of the crop.
Charles “Chuck” Geschke, a co-founder of Adobe who helped develop the PDF, has died at age 81, the company said in a statement.

Adobe co-founder Charles Geschke passes on at 81

“This is a huge loss for the entire Adobe community and the technology industry, for whom he has been a guide and hero for decades,” Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen said in an email to Adobe employees.