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Messi’s Two-Game Ban Appeal Dismissed

Barcelona and Argentine footballer, Lionel Messi, has reportedly lost his two-game ban appeal following his sending-off against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday. According to Spanish Football Federation sources, the multi-award winning playmaker had lost his appeal and will miss out on Barcelona’s La Liga clash against Elche CF on Sunday. Messi, who saw red in the…

Inter Wins Derby d’Italia

Italian football giants, Inter Milan secured a 2-0 victory in Sunday’s Derby d’Italia against Juventus; to move second on the Serie A table, and level on points with AC Milan. The 2010 Serie A winners took the lead in the 12th minute after Arturo Vidal nodded home Nicolo Barella’s cross; scoring against his former club…

Nigerian-born Badejo Appointed Into Biden’s White House Counsel Team

President-elect of the United States of America, Joe Biden, has listed law practitioner – Funmi Olorunnipa Badejo in his presidential cabinet. According to an announcement made, the U.S President-elect had selected 20 additional members for the office of the White House counsel including Badejo. Prior to her appointment, the Berkeley Law College graduate had briefly…

Education Minister Reaffirms January 18 School Resumption Date

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has confirmed that the January 18, 2021 school resumption date will stand. According to a statement released on Thursday, by Bem Goong – the Ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations, the Education Minister stated that the decision was reached following extensive consultations with state governors, commissioners of…

NECO Announces The Release Of Its 2020 Results

The National Examinations Council (NECO) has announced the release of its Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) results; for the 2020 calendar year. Registrar of the examination council, Godswill Obioma, spoke on the development at NECO headquarters in Minna, Niger state on Wednesday. According to him, 1,221,447 candidates had registered for the exam, with 1,102,041 passing…

PDP Felicitates With Obiozor After Victory In Ohanaeze Ndigbo Election

Newly elected President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo – the Igbo socio-cultural organization – Professor George Obiozor has been congratulated by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). In a statement signed by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the Ex-National Ambassador to United States, Israel and Cyprus was lauded with accolades after his victory in Sunday’s election;…

President Buhari, Osinbajo and Other Leaders Will Receive COVID-19 Vaccine on Live TV – Shuaib

The Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, has announced that Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari will receive Covid-19 vaccine on live television, alongside other top and prominent Nigerian leaders including Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss…

FG Sanction Passport Holders, Travellers, Govt. Officials For Skipping COVID-19 Test Protocols

The Federal Government has sanctioned travellers, government officials and other passport holders; for failing to undergo compulsory COVID-19 tests after returning into the country. Dr Sani Aliyu – the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 – spoke extensively in a video released on Twitter; by the Ministry of Information and Culture on…

COVID 19: More NYSC Members Test Positive, PTF Speaks On Rising Rate Of Infections, Commences Sanctioning of Defaulting Passengers

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Covid-19 has announced that 731 members of Batch B National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) have tested positive for coronavirus. Mr Boss Mustapha– The Chairman of the PTF on Covid-19 – had informed the public during Tuesday’s briefing at Abuja. The Chairman who spoke extensively, explained that the PTF had…

Buhari Felicitates With Sagay As He Turns 80

The President – Muhammadu Buhari has extended his felicitations to one of Nigeria’s great icon, teacher, advocate, writer and top anti-corruption official – Professor Itsejuwa Sagay. In a statement released in Abuja by the Presidential spokesman – Femi Adeshina, the Grand Commander had sent his warm greetings to the celebrant, his family, friends and associates…

NCC Orders Network Providers To Block SIM Cards Registered Without NIN after Dec. 30

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed telecommunication companies to block SIM Cards not registered with National Identity Numbers (NIN) after December 30. In a meeting held on Monday, – the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and Management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), the National Identity Management Commission…

FG Suspends Issuance Of Licenses For Free Trade Zones, Inaugurates Performance Evaluation Panel

The Federal Government of Nigeria has suspended the issuance of licences for the operation of free trade zones (FTZs) across the country. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo revealed the development during the inauguration of the panel set up to evaluate the performance of Free Trade Zones; which was held on Monday.…

Buhari Sacks Director-General Of NDE

The President, Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE), Mr Nasiru Argungu. In an announcement made on Tuessday by the spokesman of the President, Garba Shehu, the President had relieved Mr Argungu of his duties last week Friday while it took effect on Monday, the 7th of December. “President…

We Will Sanction DisCos Selling Prepaid Meters – FG

Special Adviser to the President on Infrastructure, Ahmed Zakari has stated that the federal government are ready to sanction any official of electricity distribution companies (DisCos) caught selling prepaid meters to consumers. Zakari who spoke extensively in Wednesday’s stakeholders’ meeting explained that the prepaid meters are meant to be provided without added charges to consumers.…

APC Fix Date For NEC Meeting

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has scheduled the 8th of December for its emergency National Executive Committee meeting. This was presented in an announcement signed by the Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the party, Yekini Nabena, on Sunday and in accordance to the statement released titled, ‘APC: Emergency NEC Meeting Holds 8th December’. The meeting…

Northern Senator Defects PDP To APC

Adamawa-North Senate representative, Elisha Abbo has defected the Peoples Democratic Party to join the All Progressives Congress after describing his actions to shift party as ‘leaving darkness for light.’ Senator Abbo whose defection was announced by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Wednesday was presented with the flag…

APC To Amaechi: Your Absence Is Unfounded

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Rivers State has recently lashed out at the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi due to his absence from the South-South stakeholders’ meeting with the presidential delegation held on Tuesday at the Rivers State Government House, Port Harcourt. According to reports, Amaechi had been at the Port Harcourt airport to…

Fashola order trailers to vacate Ogere

The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, on Saturday instructed trailers parked at the Ogere axis of Lagos-Ibadan expressway to immediately vacate the area for construction currently going on. The Minister who was on inspection of the road from Lagos, sounded his opinion in a meeting with stakeholders at Ogere in Ogun State.…

Stephen Kenny set to face FAI hearing due to ‘anti-English’ video

The Republic of Ireland Manager faces disciplinary hearing. Players left uncomfortable by ‘anti-English’ video before friendly against England. The Republic of Ireland manager, Stephen Kenny, will face a disciplinary hearing today in Dublin after reports were confirmed that he showed his players an “anti-English” video before facing England last week in a friendly at Wembley.…