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“The fact that we have the Europa League gave the opportunity to almost everyone in the squad to be fit and available and compete for their place,” Arteta told reporters.
The Minority Caucus in the House of Representatives has hailed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for lifting the suspension placed on the minority leader Hon. Ndudi Elumelu and six others.
Nigeria’s experienced Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) practitioner, Morenike Obi-Farinde has been appointed into the pioneer seven-man Tribunal of the world table tennis ruling body, International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
The Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, told newsmen in Lagos on Thursday that the initiative would be rolled out before the end of February.
As the World Trade Organisation formally announced the appointment of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as Director General this week, a Swiss newspaper received her with a disgraceful headline: “This Grandmother will become the boss of the WTO,” with her photograph under the headline. The headline sparked an outrage, forcing the editors to modify their position: “This 66-year-old Nigerian will head WTO.”
Announcing the cancellation order, Registrar of NOUN, Mr. Felix Edoka, informed all staff and students of the university in a memo that the decision was arrived at during the 87th meeting of the University Management Committee held in Abuja on Wednesday, 17th February 2021.
Japan’s Olympics Minister Seiko Hashimoto, a woman who has competed in seven Olympic Games, said on Thursday she had resigned from cabinet in preparation for becoming the next Tokyo 2020 president, after the previous chief quit due to sexist comments.
As internally displaced persons continue to return to their various communities following gallantry efforts of the Nigerian Military against Boko Haram terrorists, the North East Development Commission ( NEDC ) has begun sensitisation of citizens against unexploded remnants of insurgency.
The Bayelsa Government has expressed support for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on its deregistration of political parties that fail to fulfill provisions of the Electoral Act and the Constitution.
The federal government has expressed its readiness to support more massive investments in the Centre of Excellence to boost its economic potential as one of the world’s fastest growing mega cities.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has explained why that it barred forensic experts hired by the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry from accessing its systems as some members of the panel had alleged when stating their opposition to the company’s reopening of Lekki tollgate.
The Lekki Concession Company (LCC) has again appealed for the understanding of aggrieved youths who are bent on preventing the company from commencing the evaluation of the extent of the damage done to its assets on the night of Tuesday, October 20, 2020, citing the subsisting bank debts and the fate of its over 500 workers as compelling reasons the process ought to begin now.
Apparently apprehending open grazing as the root cause of the prevailing tension between herders and farmers nationwide, North-west governors at yesterday’s meeting with security chiefs in Kaduna, reportedly sought more time to develop ranches seen to be the panacea for the raging conflict in the country.
The Lekki Concession Company (LCC) on Monday said it owes local and foreign lenders N11.6 billion and $31.1 million respectively.
The chair of a South African judicial panel investigating mass state corruption said Monday he would seek jail time for embattled former president Jacob Zuma over contempt of court after he again failed to appear before the commission.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Monday, worried by the new wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the state urged Governor Abdullahi Sule to direct the state Ministry of Environment to fumigate its complex including offices as part of measures to prevent the spread of the second Coronavirus in the state.
The Nigerian government says it is set to concession the Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos International Trade Fair Complex, and the Calabar and Kano Special Economic Zones.
The new outbreak, in the town of Gouécké, has already killed three - two women and a man. They were among seven people who attended a nurse's funeral on February 1 and later came down with diarrhea, vomiting, and bleeding. All seven cases have now been confirmed as Ebola virus.
The comptroller-general of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, says the borders were closed to send a message to Nigeria’s neighbouring countries.
Eleven communities, which hosted the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), yesterday accused the institution’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Francis Eze of plotting to manipulate the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) they sealed with the federal government on the land where the school is built.
The House of Representatives has commenced investigation into the huge recurrent expenditure incurred by National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, including the payment of N1.2 billion allowances to members of the National Youth Service Corps.
The International lounge of the Asaba International Airport hosted prominent Deltans, top Government functionaries and investors Tuesday as the Airport was concessioned to a master concessionaire (FIDC-Menzies Consortium, now incorporated as Asaba Airport Company Limited) and sub-concessionaires of technical partners with a designated area of investment for 30 years by the State Government after five years of rigorous and painstaking exercise.
The students abducted from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, in Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State, are still with their captors, the state government has said.
Against the backdrop of rising murders and kidnappings in the country, the Global Peace and Life Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) has implored President Muhammadu Buhari to be ruthless with bandits in order to serve as a deterrent to others.
“This is to confirm that Salihu Tanko-Yakasai is with the DSS and he is being investigated over issues beyond the expression of opinions in the social media as wrongly alleged by sections of the public,’’ he stated.
A socio-cultural organization, Yoruba Welfare Group (YWG), has warned some Yoruba elders against trading the peaceful co-existence of the Southwest States for selfish interests.
“It’s true we are missing important players, and others that aren’t at their best, but we are Juve and that must not be an alibi. Full stop. Now we have to focus on Tuesday’s game, because we still believe in the Scudetto,” Chiesa told DAZN.
The whereabouts of Dr Jones Gilbert Ayuwo, a lecturer with the Linguistics and Communications Department of the University of Port Harcourt, who was abducted by four gunmen on Sunday, February 21, remains unknown.
The North Central Peoples Forum (NCPF) has called on the federal government to beef up security in all schools across the state.
“The attention of the Division had been drawn to an orchestrated video clip by an unpatriotic element, being circulated on the social media, claiming to be a soldier by name Joseph from Bayelsa.