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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) says President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will not implement policies that will affect the existence of the poor while raising revenue to fund the nation’s infrastructure projects.

Presidency denies President Buhari’s ‘UK, Saudi travel plans’

The Presidency has denied that President Muhammadu Buhari is planning to travel to the United Kingdom to spend 20 days.
Yekini Nabena

Bayelsa guber: APC insist on fresh election

Yekini Nabena, Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has said the profuse commendation that issued from the PDP to the Supreme Court and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) following the judgement nullifying the victory of candidate of the APC has given out the main opposition party as double faced and fraudulent.
Riek Macha and President Salva Kiir, when the peace agreement was first signed in Ethiopia

South Sudan inches closer to government of national unity

South Sudan’s warring parties have reached a tentative agreement to revert to 10 states, paving the way for creation of a transitional government of national unity.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) says in the last 24 hours China has reported 1,820 laboratory-confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to 46,550.

Coronavirus: 46,550 confirmed cases in China as it spreads to Africa

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says in the last 24 hours China has reported 1,820 laboratory-confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total to 46,550.

PDP’s endless hypocrisy and blackmail

The supreme court of Nigeria has again awarded the governorship election in Bayelsa to the PDP. The APC won the governorship election but the supreme court nullified the candidacy of the APC on Thursday because the running mate of the APC governorship candidate presented forged certificate for the election.
Manchester United signing Odion Ighalo has been undergoing a special fitness regime following his return to English football.

Odion Ighalo banned from Manchester United training centre due to coronavirus fears

Manchester United have made the precautionary decision to ban new loan signing Odion Ighalo from United’s AON Training Complex due to coronavirus fears.
In a bid to tackle future disease outbreaks in the country, the Lagos State biosafety laboratory has began operations, the state Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said.

Coronavirus: Lagos places hotels, resort centres on surveillance

The Lagos government says it has placed hotels and resort centres in the state on surveillance as part of its measures to prevent coronavirus.

Karate federation rolls out 26 events for 2020

No fewer than 26 programmes have been rolled out by the Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN) to be carried out in 2020. General Congress
Former Man City boss and Manchester United striker Mark Hughes believes Odion Ighalo will offer the Red Devils something they are desperately lacking at the moment.

Coronavirus: Odion Ighalo gets nod for Manchester United’s trip to face Brugge in Europa

Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo will be allowed to travel with Manchester United for their Europa League tie in Bruges next week despite missing the club’s training camp in Marbella over the coronavirus alert.

Supreme Court dismisses appeal to unfreeze General Abacha’s foreign accounts

The Supreme Court on Friday struck out an appeal filed by the family of the late Head of State, Sani Abacha, who had prayed for an order unfreezing some bank accounts of the late dictator and other members of the family held in the UK, Switzerland, Jersey, Liechtenstein and Luxembourg.
As the coronavirus epidemic infected about 11,000 people and killed 258, according to figures released Saturday, Singapore and Mongolia have imposed sweeping bans on arrivals by land, sea or air from China.

Belgium records first case of coronavirus

Belgium has confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus in its territory, local media reported on Tuesday. The patient is one of nine Belgian citizens who were evacuated from Wuhan, China on Sunday.
The pound slumped more than one percent versus the dollar and euro Wednesday as Britain’s government moved to extend the suspension of parliament, increasing the likelihood of a no-deal Brexit.

Pound sinks against dollar on Brexit trade deal fears

Sterling slid one per cent versus the dollar on Monday, hit by worries over post-Brexit trade deal negotiations following Britain’s exit from the European Union, dealers said.

PDP leaders storm US, UK embassies in protest

Leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are currently at the UK and American Embassies in Abuja, in their large numbers protesting alleged plot by the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to stifle opposition.
The European Parliament ‘overwhelmingly’ approved Britain’s departure terms from the EU with a final vote on Wednesday.

EU member states give final Brexit seal of approval

European Union (EU) member states gave their final formal go-ahead for Britain’s imminent departure from the bloc on Thursday, a day before Brexit is due to occur.
This photo illustration shows a logo of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei at a shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur on February 13, 2019. (Photo by Mohd RASFAN - AFP)

UK defies US, refuses to ban Huawei from 5G networks

The UK will allow “high risk vendors” to supply equipment for its 5G network infrastructure, the government announced today. The announcement outlining the limitations imposed on high risk vendors such as Huawei was made after weeks of speculation about the company’s role in the UK’s 5G infrastructure. All four of the UK’s major operators are already using the company’s equipment in their 5G networks.
The European Parliament has voted on changes to the Copyright Directive, a piece of legislation intended to update copyright for the internet age.

Britain to abandon EU’s controversial copyright directive after Brexit

The UK government won’t adopt the EU’s controversial copyright directive after it leaves the bloc on January 31st, though politicians say they still support the legislation’s “overall aims.”

National Hospital records high patronage on knee, hip replacement surgeries

The National Hospital says it has been recording high patronage on knee and hip replacement surgeries since 2015.
Chinese President Xi Jinping leaves after his speech at the opening ceremony for the second Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, China, April 26, 2019.

Xi Jinping: China coronavirus still spreading

President Jinping issued the warning after holding a special government meeting on the Lunar New Year public holiday.

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President Buhari appoints new NDDC interim chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the enlargement of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from three to five.

World Bank approves six projects for Nigeria

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Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF denies appointing Daniel Amokachi as technical director

The Nigeria Football Federation has stated that Mr. Bitrus Bewarang remains the Technical Director of the football–governing body, and that at no time has the body called for applications from candidates for his position, not to talk of appointing anyone into the post.
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Five top games to watch in Europa League this week

The Europa League knockout phase begins on Thursday, with VAR being introduced to Europe’s secondary club competition for the first time outwith the final for the last 32, first-leg ties. AFP Sport picks five games to watch this week

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.