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Power returned to much of Argentina and two neighboring countries following a massive blackout that left tens of millions in the dark on Sunday.

Electricity: GenCos fail to generate 3,347.5 megawatts

Nigeria electricity sector lost an estimated N1.9 billion on Wednesday due to insufficient gas supply, distribution and transmission infrastructure.

Child trafficking: NAPTIP nabs two suspects in Akwa Ibom

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) says it has apprehended two suspects for human trafficking in Akwa Ibom.
Gerard Piqué

Gerard Piqué calls journalist defending Barça president a ‘puppet’

Gerard Piqué appears to have stoked the fire of Barcelona’s behind the scenes unrest by hitting back at a journalist on Twitter.
Diego Simeone masterminded a classic Atletico Madrid rearguard action to frustrate holders Liverpool in the first leg of the last 16 in the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League on Tuesday night.

Diego Simeone: Atlético Madrid ‘started winning’ before the match

Diego Simeone and his Atlético Madrid side were treated by their supporters to the pre-match reception they needed ahead of their stunning 1-0 Champions League victory on Tuesday night.
NIMASA

NIMASA: Nigeria to begin online ship registration

“NIMASA has concluded plans to set up an automated ship registration process through online and electronic procedure,’’ the director-general said in a statement.

NSCDC impounds trucks laden with crude oil

The Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Abia, Mr. Nnamdi Nwannukwu, said the command impounded two trucks allegedly laden with large quantities of crude oil.
Teenage pop iconoclast Billie Eilish dropped her James Bond theme tune on Friday, racking up 2.2 million views in just six hours as the teenage prodigy continues her stunning rise.

Billie Eilish drops James Bond track

Teenage pop iconoclast Billie Eilish dropped her James Bond theme tune on Friday, racking up 2.2 million views in just six hours as the teenage prodigy continues her stunning rise.
Former Real Madrid star Alvaro Morata was robbed while on international duty with Spain against Faroe Island in their 2020 European qualifying match.

Atletico Madrid boosted by Alvaro Morata return ahead of Liverpool clash

Alvaro Morata is fit to feature in Atletico Madrid's La Liga meeting with Valencia on Friday, Diego Simeone has confirmed.
Ogun State House of Assembly

Ogun Assembly receives Amotekun bill

Ogun State House of Assembly on Thursday, acknowledged the receipt of a correspondence from the State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, conveying the proposed bill on the State Security Network Agency and Amotekun Corps to the legislative arm. =
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns man for €3.8 million fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Lagos Zonal Office, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020, arraigned one Yushua Mohammed Ahmed before Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos on a four-count charge bordering on stealing to the tune of €3,808,870.00 (Three Million, Eight Hundred and Eight Thousand, Eight Hundred and Seventy Euro).
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

WHO: Killer coronavirus may pose a greater global threat than terrorism

The deadly coronavirus outbreak is the ‘worst enemy you can ever imagine’ and more of a threat to humanity than terrorism, the World Health Organisation warns.

16 family members burnt to death by bandits in Kaduna

About 16 members of same family have been burnt to death by bandits who invaded Bakali village in Fatika District, Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned terrorism and violent extremism in Libya, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Chad, Mauritania as well as some countries in East Africa.

President Buhari: Nigeria, Ethiopia relations will give concrete effect to AfCFTA

President Muhammadu Buhari has noted Nigeria and Ethiopia relations would give concrete effect to the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC releases timetable for Kwara Assembly by-election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released the timetable for the by-election into Patigi Constituency in Kwara House of Assembly.
Emmanuel Adebayor has signed for Olimpia as the Paraguayan side announced the former Arsenal striker's arrival on Tuesday.

Emmanuel Adebayor completes Olimpia move after Paraguayan side reach membership goal

Emmanuel Adebayor has signed for Olimpia as the Paraguayan side announced the former Arsenal striker's arrival on Tuesday.
The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has revoked the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of the Durbar Hotel belonging to the late Gen. Sani Abacha on Muhammadu Buhari Way by Independence Way, Kaduna.

Scavengers took over Abacha hotel not Kaduna government – lawyer

Counsel for the Kaduna State Government, Sanusi Usman, told the Kaduna State High Court on Tuesday that those who were yet to vacate the Durbar Hotel after the court restrained the government and its agencies from demolishing or further taking over the property were scavengers.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; Minister of Women Affairs, Mrs Pauline Tallen; Wife of the deceased Senator, Mrs. Maureen Longjang, and Daughter, Mikang Longjang, during the condolence visit by the Senate President, who led the Principal Officers and other Senators to the Abuja residence of the late Senator, Ignatius Longjang, on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

Late Senator Longjang was a peaceful man, committed to Nigerian project – Senate president

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that Senator Ignatius Longjang, until his death on Sunday, was a peaceful man and a bridge builder committed to the Nigerian project.
The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party and some party members in the National Assembly, on Tuesday, peacefully protested at the embassy of the European Union.

PDP leaders protest at EU, French embassies

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party and some party members in the National Assembly, on Tuesday, peacefully protested at the embassy of the European Union.

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Manchester United veteran Juan Mata has called on his teammates to be creative as he praised Anthony Martial after his goal in the 1-1 draw with Club Brugge on Thursday.

Juan Mata tells Odion Ighalo, other Manchester United teammates to be creative

Manchester United veteran Juan Mata has called on his teammates to be creative as he praised Anthony Martial after his goal in the 1-1 draw with Club Brugge on Thursday.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti launches open defecation free roadmap

The Ekiti State Government has launched Open Defecation Free Roadmap with a determination to enforce the One Toilet per household policy.
Supreme Court of Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC seeks review of Supreme Court judgement

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has filed an application at the Supreme Court, asking it to reverse a judgement that sacked David Lyon as governor-elect of Bayelsa State.
Shkodran Mustafi during the UEFA Europa League round of 32 first leg match between Olympiacos FC and Arsenal FC at Karaiskakis Stadium (Photo by David Price-Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal fans compare Shkodran Mustafi to Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk

Arsenal fans have compared Shkodran Mustafi to Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk after a recent upturn in form.

Mary Odili: PDP restates call for Adams Oshiomhole’s arrest

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday reinstated its call for the arrest of the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for allegedly inciting the attack on Justice Mary Odili over the Supreme Court’s judgment on the Bayelsa State governorship election.