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San Siro to be ‘knocked down’ – AC Milan chief

AC Milan and Inter are moving ahead with plans to demolish their famous San Siro stadium, Rossoneri president Paolo Scaroni has claimed.
A new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the world of work have been adopted by the International Labour Conference (ILC).

ILC adopts convention on violence, harassment at workplace

A new Convention and accompanying Recommendation to combat violence and harassment in the world of work have been adopted by the International Labour Conference (ILC).

ILO wants more African participation in global youth initatives

The International Labour Organisation (ILO) Regional Director for Africa, Cynthia Samuel-Olonjuwon, wants more participation of African countries in the Global Youth Initiative by emulating the examples of Nigeria.

Femi Falana: CCB’s refusal to disclose assets declared by presidents, governors illogical

Human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN, has condemned the Code of Conduct Bureau over its refusal to grant a Freedom of Information request by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project on the ground that asset declaration form is private information.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

ILO: Ayuba Wabba calls for new social contract for decent jobs

President of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has tasked governments around the world and global employers of labour on the need for a new social contract that would deliver decent jobs and entrench fundamental rights at work.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC chief seeks end to work-related violence

President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Comrade Ayuba Wabba has asked the International Organisation (ILO) to come up with a centenary declaration and convention that will end all forms of violence in the workplace.
Calibra Digital Wallet

Facebook announces Libra cryptocurrency and Calibra digital wallet

Facebook announced its cryptocurrency Libra and a global association of organizations that will govern it. And Facebook also announced Calibra, a new subsidiary that will build a digital wallet for Messenger, WhatsApp, and a standalone app on iOS and Android.
The Chairman, Board of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Wada Maida, has been elected on the Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom.

NAN chairman, others elected on IPI board

The Chairman, Board of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Wada Maida, has been elected on the Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom.
South African Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya looks on after running the 1.500m senior women final at the ASA Senior Championships at Germiston Athletics stadium, in Germiston on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa on April 26, 2019. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Caster Semenya declines invitation to compete at Rabat 800m race

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will not run her specialist 800m distance at Rabat on Sunday despite having received an invitation to do so, in the latest twist of her bitter court battle over gender rules.
South African Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya looks on after running the 1.500m senior women final at the ASA Senior Championships at Germiston Athletics stadium, in Germiston on the outskirts of Johannesburg, South Africa on April 26, 2019. (Photo by STRINGER / AFP)

Caster Semenya to run 800 million in Rabat after court victory

Caster Semenya will run her specialist 800m distance at Rabat on Sunday, organisers said, after the South African two-time Olympic champion won the latest round of a bitter court battle over gender rules.
Cristiano Ronaldo holds the Supercoppa Italiana – his first piece of silverware for Juventus. Claudio Villa-Getty Images for Lega Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo thanks Juventus fans for ‘wonderful welcome’ to Italy

Cristiano Ronaldo has thanked the fans of Juventus and Portugal as he looked back on a successful first season in Italy.
The Democratic Republic Congo have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to begin in Egypt on June 21.

AFCON: DR Congo unveil final squad

The Democratic Republic Congo have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to begin in Egypt on June 21.
Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Nations League Goal the Tournament, with his stunning effort against Switzerland being picked by Uefa as the best of the finals.

Cristiano Ronaldo wins Nations League Goal of the Tournament

Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Nations League Goal the Tournament, with his stunning effort against Switzerland being picked by Uefa as the best of the finals.
Novak Djokovic

Novak Djokovic stays top, ahead of Rafael Nadal in ATP rankings

New French Open winner, Rafael Nadal, remains second in the men’s tennis rankings released on Monday by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), behind Novak Djokovic.
England manager Gareth Southgate feels that his side’s disappointment at finishing third in the UEFA Nations League is a step in the right direction.

Gareth Southgate: England want more than semi-final finishes

England has reached the semi-finals of the last two major championships but manager Gareth Southgate says missing out on the World Cup and Nations League final has left the squad deeply unsatisfied.
Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.

Cristiano Ronaldo targets Euro 2020 glory with Nations League champions Portugal

Cristiano Ronaldo has vowed to lead Portugal in a drive for more silverware after their Nations League triumph.
Gareth Southgate will be tasked with leading England to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Gareth Southgate bemused as England are ‘lobbed’ Nations League medals

Gareth Southgate was left bemused by England being given medals for finishing third at the Nations League – but not at a presentation.
England manager Gareth Southgate feels that his side’s disappointment at finishing third in the UEFA Nations League is a step in the right direction.

UEFA Nations League: Gareth Southgate vows continued England improvement after third-place finish

England manager Gareth Southgate feels that his side’s disappointment at finishing third in the UEFA Nations League is a step in the right direction.

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Godwin Emefiele: Central bank to continue operating managed float exchange rate regime

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says it will continue to operate a managed float exchange rate regime to reduce the impact of continued volatility in the exchange rate on the economy.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court orders arrest of Innosson boss Innocent Chukwuma

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday issued a bench warrant for the arrest and production in court of Chairman of Innoson Nigeria Ltd, Innocent Chukwuma, and two others charged with fraud.
Italian Mafia boss Rocco Morabito has fled Uruguayan police cell in Montevideo,

Italian mafia boss Morabito flees Uruguayan police cell

El Pais reported that Morabito and three other detainees escaped through the roof of the Police Headquarters of Montevideo and entered a neighbor’s house.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

South East governors reject Miyetti Allah’s vigilance plan

The South-East Governors Forum has reacted to lingering controversies surrounding the alleged proposal by the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) to organize local vigilance groups in the South-East.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Central bank: One million farmers benefit from anchor borrowers scheme

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.