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NDE empowers 1,136 youths, women in Jigawa

The National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in Jigawa has trained more than 1,136 youths, women and artisans in Jigawa in various income generating trades in 2019.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Friday inaugurated a 10-member committee to investigative alleged killing of two persons by men of Nigerian Air Force in Mabera area of Sokoto metropolis.

Governor Tambuwal attributes Supreme Court victory to God, people of Sokoto

Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state said his success at the Supreme Court on Monday was as a result of divine intervention and intense prayers by the people of the state.
A member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mrs Daisy Danjuma, on Monday said she had no regret supporting the second term bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.

Daisy Danjuma says no regret endorsing Governor Obaseki’s second term

A member of the Board of Trustees of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mrs Daisy Danjuma, on Monday said she had no regret supporting the second term bid of Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State.

PDP members protest in Owerri over supreme court ruling

Peoples Democratic Party members in Imo State on Sunday shut down Owerri, the state capital, in protest over the removal of Emeka Ihedioha by the Supreme Court and the declaration of Hope Uzodinma as the duly elected governor of the state.
The southern African kingdom of Eswatini is ramping up rights for married women, enforcing the charge of rape against offending husbands — a taboo in conservative Swati society.

First arrest puts marital rape in spotlight in Eswatini

The southern African kingdom of Eswatini is ramping up rights for married women, enforcing the charge of rape against offending husbands — a taboo in conservative Swati society.
Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo (right) speaking as a guest of the French Embassy, Abuja (Tuesday, January 14, 2020) 3

Dolapo Osinbajo: Nigerian women marginalised

The Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, has bemoaned the marginalisation of women in the country. She said that for the country to make substantial progress, the role of the women must be appreciated.
Barcelona ladies coach Lluis Cortes has hailed Asisat Oshoala for winning the African Women’s Player of the Year award for the fourth time.

Barcelona Women coach pays tribute Africa’s best Asisat Oshoala

Oshoala won the 2019 Women Africa Footballer of The Year Award last week after holding off challenge from Cameroon’s Ajara Nchout and South Africa’s Thembi Kgatlana.
The NWFL has called on amateur clubs across the country to endeavour to register for the NWFL National Women Amateur League Championship 2020 before the process closes on January 16, as stipulated by the General Coordinator of the league, Joe Amene.

NWFL calls for more registration into the Amateur League

The Nigeria Women Football League has called on amateur clubs across the country to endeavour to register for the NWFL National Women Amateur League Championship 2020 before the process closes on January 16, as stipulated by the General Coordinator of the league, Joe Amene.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday that a monument will be put up to memorialize nine U.S.-Mexican dual citizens ambushed and slain last year by suspected drug gang assassins along a remote road in the border region near New Mexico.

Monument to honor US-Mexican dual citizens slain in Mexico

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Sunday that a monument will be put up to memorialize nine U.S.-Mexican dual citizens ambushed and slain last year by suspected drug gang assassins along a remote road in the northern border region near New Mexico.

PDP urges NHRC to probe use of live ammunition in Ile Arugbo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Kwara state has called on the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) in Abuja to probe alleged use of live ammunition and tear gas to dispersed aged women during the January 2nd, 2020 dawn demolition of Ile Arugbo in Ilorin.
Air Warriors Basketball club chairman Solademi Abdulmajid Oladimeji says he is not done with the feat set by his ladies, declaring that the team’s management is doing everything to raise the bar in women basketball.

Solademi Oladimeji: Air Warriors set to raise bar in women basketball

Air Warriors Basketball club chairman Solademi Abdulmajid Oladimeji says he is not done with the feat set by his ladies, declaring that the team’s management is doing everything to raise the bar in women basketball.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

Group hails Governor Tambuwal’s emergence as Silverbird Man of the Year

The Tambuwal Media Centre (TMC) has congratulated Sokoto state Governor, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, on his emergence as the prestigious Silverbird Man of the Year 2019.
African Youth Player of the Year- Achraf Hakimi (Morocco & Borussia Dortmund)

CAF awards 2019 winners — full list

Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.
Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.

CAF Awards: Sadio Mane, Asisat Oshoala crowned king, queen of Africa

Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.
A British woman has been given a four-month suspended sentence after being found guilty of lying about being raped by a group of young Israelis in Cyprus.

Briton sentenced over false rape claim

A British woman has been given a four-month suspended sentence after being found guilty of lying about being raped by a group of young Israelis in Cyprus.
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Pantami

Minister explains reasons for digital economy drive in Nigeria

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, has justified the necessity, appropriateness and significance of the re-designation of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy (FMoCDE) in October 2019 by President Muhammadu Buhari, as he recalled the modest strides of the ministry and strategy for accomplishing the digital economy policy for national development.
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 send warning to federal government about 2022 World Cup qualifiers

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent a warning to Federal Government about Super Eagles could boycott the 2022 World Cup qualifiers over unpaid bonuses and allowances.

Police officer aids rape suspect to escape from court

A police inspector attached to the Elere Police Station, Lagos State, has been detained for allegedly aiding the escape of a rape suspect, Makinde Raheem, from the premises of the Ogba Magistrates’ Court.

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IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua, has fully embraced the possibility of fighting Oleksandr Usyk in 2020.

Anthony Joshua receives huge pay to fight Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury in Saudi Arabia

Anthony Joshua has been approached by Saudi Arabia to stage a mega-fight with the winner of Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury, according to AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Joshua beat Andy Ruiz Jr in December out in the Gulf state to win back his world titles.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Amotekun: Federal government, South West governors agree

The Federal Government and Governors of the South West States yesterday reached and agreement that legal framework should be put in place on the establishment of the regional security outfit, Amotekun.
Senator Hope Uzodinma as Governor of Imo State

Governor Uzodinma: I feel excited being part of National Economic Council

The Newly sworn in Imo Governor, Chief Hope Uzodinma, says he feels excited and encouraged being part of the National Economic Council (NEC).
Zambia Minister of Tourism and Arts, Mr Ronald Chitotella, Sierra-leone Minister of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, Dr Memunatu Pratte, and Nigeria Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed at the 11th Tourism Investment and Business Forum for Africa in Madrid, Spain on Thursday

Lai Mohammed: Creative Industry the fastest growing sector of Nigerian economy

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says Creative Industry is the fastest growing sector of the Nigerian economy in terms of business opportunities, employment generation, earnings as well as entertainment.
Abubakar Malami

AGF: Femi Falana’s U-turn vindicates federal government’s stance on Amotekun

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, said the U-turn made by legal icon, Mr Femi Falana, justified Federal Government’s stance that the establishment of the operation of “Amotekun” was illegal.