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The Renault Formula One team will be renamed Alpine F1 from 2021, competing in French colours to showcase the carmaker’s sportscar brand, new company CEO Luca de Meo announced on Sunday.

Renault to be renamed Alpine F1 from 2021 season

The Renault Formula One team will be renamed Alpine F1 from 2021, competing in French colours to showcase the carmaker’s sportscar brand, new company CEO Luca de Meo announced on Sunday.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Nigeria expects over 15,000 passengers weekly as international flights resume

Following the resumption of international flights in Lagos and Abuja airports from Saturday, investigations by newsmen have revealed that there will be about 15,000 passengers flying into the country weekly.

IPMAN calls for local refining to fix petroleum sector

Alhaji Popoola Ogundoyin, an Executive Member of Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN), says that unless Nigeria produces petroleum products through its refineries, the problems in the petroleum sector will persist. Ogundoyin stated this...
A South African Airways (SAA) plane is towed at O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, January 18, 2020. REUTERS-Rogan Ward-File Photo

Ethiopian Airlines in rescue talks with South African Airways – official

Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters on Friday.
4. One of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari, Hanan, got married to Turad Sha’aban, a close aide of the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.

President Buhari’s daughter marries Tunde Fashola’s aide — in pictures

One of the daughters of President Muhammadu Buhari, Hanan, got married to Turad Sha’aban, a close aide of the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.
Premier League has been hit by 14 new cases of coronavirus since teams returned to training, reports claim.

Premier League terminate £490 million TV deal in China

The Premier League has terminated its TV rights deal with China, its biggest overseas contract, leaving a huge hole in clubs’ finances.
The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources announced on Thursday a new oil discovery in the shallow waters of Geisum concession south of the Gulf of Suez, with an initial production rate of 2,000 barrels of crude oil per day.

Oil prices hold near multi-week lows on demand worries

Oil prices edged up on Thursday, but held near multi-week lows hit overnight after U.S. data showed gasoline demand fell and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic was lagging.
Times Higher Education (THE) today announced the results of its World University Rankings 2021.

UI, LASU, UNILAG make top THE world university rankings 2021

Times Higher Education (THE) today announced the results of its World University Rankings 2021.
French President Emmanuel Macron delivers his speech to honor Japan’s architect Arata Isozaki at the Elysee Palace in Paris on May 24, 2019. Isozaki is the laureate of the 2019 Pritzker architecture prize.-br --Francois Mori - POOL - AP - AFP

France president under pressure to back EU efforts to ban Hezbollah

A group of prominent French figures has called on French President Emmanuel Macron to declare the Iran-backed Lebanese party Hezbollah a terrorist organisation and not to block European Union efforts to blacklist the militant group.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has failed to select a caretaker chief due to an impasse among members who must still agree by November on a replacement for outgoing Director-General Roberto Azevedo, the Geneva-based body said on Friday.

Roberto Azevêdo resigns as WTO chief

The director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Roberto Azevêdo, has left his post, after seven years in charge. His departure had been announced in advance and comes a year before the end of his second tenure.
COVID-19 - Coronavirus

Global coronavirus cases surpass 25 million

Global coronavirus cases surged past 25 million on Sunday, according to a Reuters tally, as India marked a worldwide record for daily new cases in the COVID-19 pandemic.
A three-month-old Malaysian infant has been diagnosed with polio, the first case reported in the country in nearly three decades, a top health official said on Sunday (Dec 8).

UK spent N867.3 billion to end polio in Nigeria – British High Commission

The United Kingdom on Wednesday said that it invested £1.7 billion (N867.3 billion) since 1995 to help end the wild polio virus in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

President Buhari will deliver opening speech at NBA conference

President Muhammadu Buhari will deliver the opening speech at the 60th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).

IPOB: No meeting in Enugu for now, we will retaliate

The leadership of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has directed members to stop holding any meeting in Enugu for the meantime following the attack on them last Sunday at Emene, Enugu State.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC chieftain urges collaboration to develop Ekiti

The Ekiti All Progressives Congress (APC), United Kingdom chapter, has appealed to stakeholders to collaborate with Gov. Kayode Fayemi towards the development of the state.
Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus speaks during a news conference after a meeting of the Emergency Committee on the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Geneva, Switzerland January 30, 2020. REUTERS

Corruption in purchase of virus protective equipments is murder – WHO chief

The World Health Organization (WHO) has described corruption in the procurement of Covid-19 personal protective equipment (PPEs) as unacceptable and likened it to murder.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN considers going to court over CAMA

The dust generated by the signing into law of the Company and Allied Matters Act, CAMA, is far from settling. Since President Muhammadu Buhari signed the bill into law on August 7th several indiduals and groups including the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has spoken against it.
According to the Daily Record, Manchester United have entered the race to sign Lille defender Gabriel Magalhaes.

Arsenal set to sign Gabriel Magalhaes on five-year deal

Napoli and Everton have also been pushing hard for the Brazilian and also had bids accepted by the Ligue 1 side, while Manchester United sounded out Gabriel's representatives at the end of last week to explore the possibility of a late move.

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Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus, an aide said on Saturday, as the country faces a record rise in cases.

Poland’s president tests positive for coronavirus

Poland’s President Andrzej Duda has tested positive for coronavirus, an aide said on Saturday, as the country faces a record rise in cases.
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State

#EndSARS: Ongo governor lifts curfew as peace returns

Gov Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has lifted the 24 – hour indefinite curfew he imposed on the state, following the return of peace to Akure, the state capital.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has heaped plaudits on Kelechi Iheanacho after the forward impressed in Thursday night Europa League win against Zorya.

Kelechi Iheanacho not under pressure to replace Jamie Vardy

Super Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has revealed he is not under pressure to step into the shoes of Leicester City’s number one striker Jamie Vardy.
The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has called for an international inquiry into the killing and maiming of peaceful #ENDSARS protesters at Lekki Toll Gate, Lagos, on Tuesday.

#EndSARS: Lagos assemblyman earmarks N10 million relief for Fagba victims

Mr Temitope Adewale, a Lagos lawmaker, says he has earmarked N10 million emergency relief fund for victims of the EndSARS clash at Fagba area of the state.
Nigeria professional football league giants Kano Pillars has unveiled new signing Ezekiel Ojudigha Tamara.

Kano Pillars unveils new signing Ezekiel Tamara

Nigeria professional football league giants Kano Pillars has unveiled new signing Ezekiel Ojudigha Tamara.