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3. The truce-seeking trip of President Muhammadu Buhari to the Malian capital of Bamako on Thursday ended without a deal to soothe the country’s escalating political crisis.

President Buhari hailed over decision to overhaul security architecture

A two-time Katsina State governorship candidate of All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP), Engr. Nura Khalil, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the decision to overhaul Nigeria’s security apparatus.

Reps member mobilises youths to stop Governor Obaseki’s re-election

The House of Representatives member representing Ovia Federal Constituency, Dennis Idahosa, yesterday, commenced the mobilisation of youths across the state with a vow to stop Governor Godwin Obaseki’s re-election.

Ondo guber: PDP may suffer defeat over choice of running mate – chieftain

A PDP Chieftain in Ondo State, Mr Olumide Akinrinlola, has raised the alarm that the party might be defeated in the Oct. 10 governorship polls over the choice of the running mate its governorship candidate, Eyitayo Jegede.

Nigerian youths appreciate government’s N75 billion investment fund

Nigerian youths on Monday presented a letter of appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari through the Minister of Youth and sports, Mr. Sunday Dare, for the approval of the N75 billion investment fund for them.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN calls for action to stop Kaduna killings

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), South East Chapter, has urged the authorities to ensure security of lives and property in Kaduna.
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chibudom Nwuche

Chibudom Nwuche: Lack of fresh ideas fueling leadership failure in Nigeria

Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chibudom Nwuche, has blamed increasing leadership failure in Nigeria on lack of fresh ideas in the nation’s politics.
Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Ondo guber: Adekunle Saliu emerges SDP candidate

The national executive of SDP in attendance at the primary election was led by the National Secretary of the party who also doubles as the chairman of the Primary Election Committee, Alhaji Hussein Saleh Dass. Other national officers of the party present at the event include the National Publicity Secretary, Mr Alfa Mohammed and the National Welfare Officer of the party, Prince Wale Aladeoba.

Monarch killed in Akwa Ibom youths leadership tussle

The protracted youth leadership crisis rocking Nsie community in Okobo Local government Area of Akwa Ibom State has claimed the life of the village head of the community, Henry Esimeme.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Adamawa governor urges prayers to end insurgency, kidnapping, coronavirus

Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa on Sunday appealed to religious leaders to intensify prayers to end insurgency, kidnapping and COVID-19 pandemic.
“Stay at home,” Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a televised address to the nation, as he unveiled unprecedented peacetime measures after the country’s death toll climbed to 335.

Britain to announce jobs, housing boost for coronavirus-hit economy

Britain is set to announce measures to promote youth employment and stimulate the housing market on Wednesday, as it braces for the severe economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Enugu community lament water scarcity, appeal for assistance

Residents of Ama-Ozalla Affa in Udi Local Government of Enugu State have appealed to the state government to urgently provide potable water to the community to avoid outbreak of epidemic.
Inter Milan have used Obafemi Martins as the focus for the first episode of their new documentary series titled 'Inter Roots'.

Inter Milan kick off documentary series with Nigeria’s Obafemi Martins

He started his career in Milan with the youth team and he played a key role in helping the club win the Campionato Nazionale Primavera - an Italian youth competition - in his debut campaign with 23 goals scored in the 2001-02 season.
Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs Yetunde Arobieke,

Lagos supports 2,204 businesses in one year to reduce unemployment

Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mrs Yetunde Arobieke, said the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) has supported 2,204 businesses to expand with the aim of reducing unemployment in the state.
Minister of Sports, Mr Sunday Dare said plans are ongoing to reward the mother of later Super Eagles stars Rashidi Yekini and Sam Okwaraji, although the details will remain confidential.

Minister inaugurates 12-man committee on Edo 2020

The virtual inauguration by Dare in Abuja is a follow-up to the extraordinary National Council on Sports meeting on May 18, which called for the hosting of the postponed festival later in the year.
Youths and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare has urged Nigerian athletes to keep hope alive on the occasion of the International Day of Sports for Development and Peace despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

Minister wants equal pay for Nigerian male and female athletes

Minister of youth and sports development in Nigeria, Mr. Sunday Dare, has stated his intention to ensure equal pay for Nigerian male and female athletes.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Minister plots new sports industry policy for Nigeria

Nigerian Minister of Youth and Sports Development Mr. Sunday Dare has disclosed that he is working on a new sports industry policy for the country, even as he outlines key areas he is focusing on as he strives to take Nigerian sports to greater heights.
Super Eagles forward Taiwo Awoniyi has bagged a crucial goal for loan club, Mainz, in this afternoon’s Bundesliga clash against FC Koln becoming the first Nigerian to score post covid19.

Taiwo Awoniyi: Jurgen Klopp more than a legend at Mainz 05

Awoniyi joined the Bundesliga outfit on a season-long loan last summer after finding it difficult to break into Klopp's team at Anfield.

Akwa Ibom assembly proposes neighborhood safety corps agency

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly has proposed the setting up of Neighborhood Safety Corps Agency as a tool to curb insecurity and ensure safety of lives and properties within the State.

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Barcelona failed in their attempt to replace Quique Setien with Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger is so synonymous with Arsenal that it would be strange to see him take over at another club, but it sounds like he’s turned down the chance to take over at Barcelona.

UITH resident doctors suspend three days warning strike

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) Chapter, on Wednesday suspended its three days warning strike over assault on its members.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UEFA approves 210 bottles of water per team, cancels shirt swaps

UEFA has released strict guidelines for the eight clubs kicking off the Champions League knockout stage in Lisbon with the Atalanta, PSG fixture opening the campaign right away.

Nigerian Navy disown ‘fake press release’ inviting candidates for NNBTS Batch 30 training

The Nigerian Navy (NN) has disowned a fake press release inviting candidates of the Nigerian Navy Basic Training School (NNBTS), Batch 30 to commence training at the school in Onne on Aug. 18.

Nigerian government yet to be informed of UNILAG vice-chancellor’s removal – ministry

The Federal Government on Wednesday distanced itself from the purported sacking of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Lagos, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, by its Governing Council, saying it has not been briefed.