UEFA said Monday the Champions League quarter-final between Atletico Madrid and Leipzig is "planned to be played as scheduled" on Thursday despite two positive tests for coronavirus at the Spanish club.
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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja Following the worsening security situation in the country, especially in the Northern flank, President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Governors of the North East and Security heads at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja. The meeting which is holding behind closed doors has Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, six ofRead
She disclosed that they would work closely with the government, other donor agencies, and government programmes to help state water boards to access and manage infrastructural investments.
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By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Lagos State Government, in partnership with a software development company, has concluded plans to empower 1.5 million students in Computer-Based Test, CBT, preparation software in the state following several months’ lockdown of schools occasioned by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. This happened as the government concluded plans to distribute freeRead
Thousands of Belarusian demonstrators were met with a violent police response on Sunday night as they protested what they said was a fraudulent election, after long-serving incumbent Alexander Lukashenko claimed victory. Here is how the world has reacted to the disputed vote on Europe’s eastern frontier. – EU: ‘count votes accurately’ – From Brussels, EuropeanRead
By Chidi Nkwopara- Owerri. Catholic Bishops of Owerri Ecclesiastical Province have called for total vigilance from the citizenry, in the face of growing insecurity in Nigeria. The clerics made the call in a communiqué they issued after their second plenary meeting held at the Bishop’s House, Okigwe. The communiqué, which was signed by the ChairmanRead
Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has described the death of a former state lawmaker, Mr Kola Fakiyesi, as “very shocking and unfortunate”. The governor, in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Yinka Oyebode, and made available to newsmen in Ado Ekiti on Sunday, said that Fakiyesi passed on at his prime.Read More
The Lagos State Government, in partnership with a software development company, has concluded plans to empower 1.5 million students in Computer-Based Test, CBT, preparation software in the state after several months lockdown of schools occasioned by the outbreak of COVID-19 pan
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Pakistan on Monday lifted restrictions imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus, despite concerns from medics that infections may increase again in the country. “Pakistan Medical Association is surprised over the decision to open all sectors at the same time,” said Qasier Sajjad, secretary-general for the association of doctors. The decision to end all restrictionsRead
THE opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo state has reacted to the exit of the deputy governor and governorship aspirant of the party Hon Agboola Ajayi saying it's of no effect to the party.
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An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Monday sentenced a 22-year-old driver, Auwal Ibrahim, to 14 months imprisonment for stealing a tricycle windshield and stereo set. The Judge, Mr Lawal Suleiman, sentenced Ibrahim after he pleaded guilty to the three counts of criminal trespass, mischief and theft and begged the court forRead More
The Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company (PHED) says it has discontinued third party distribution of electricity bills to customers in Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers States. Mrs Chioma Aninwe, Port Harcourt Electricity Distribution Company, PHED’s acting Manager, Corporate Communications, said in a statement in Port Harcourt on Monday that the decision was takenRead
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus says he can imagine his hands round the Champions League trophy and he and his team-mates are stronger for previous disappointments in the competition coveted by their Abu Dhabi owners above all others.
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By Francis Efe – Warri The Delta State Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Prince Emmanuel Amgbaduba, has congratulated the Delta state People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman, Chief Kingsley Esiso, who was re-elected as the state PDP chairman. Prince Amgbaduba, who spoke to Vanguard on the telephone in Warri described the Delta state PDP chairman asRead
China on Monday sanctioned 11 Americans, including senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz, in retaliation for similar US moves prompted by Beijing’s crackdown in Hong Kong. Washington last week accused 11 officials of suppressing “freedom and democratic processes” in Hong Kong, including city leader Carrie Lam, and announced plans to freeze their US assets. ItRead
Police in Belarus detained 3,000 people for taking part in unauthorised gatherings during post-election demonstrations on Sunday, the interior ministry said, accusing some protesters of sparking clashes with police. The ministry said in a statement that 1,000 of the detentions were in the capital Minsk and the rest in other parts of the country. ItRead
Describes outcome of poll as show of shame to medicine profession By Joseph Erunke ABUJA-THE Nigerian Medical Association, NMA has set up a three-member committee to investigate circumstances that led to the disruption of the Enugu branch election last Thursday. President of NMA, Prof. Innocent Ujah, speaking at a press conference, Sunday in Abuja, describedRead
…Set to defect to ZLP tomorrow By Dayo Johnson – Akure ONDO State Deputy Governor, Hon Agboola Ajayi has resigned his membership of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Ajayi according to his Media Adviser, Allen Sowore in a statement in Akure said that Ajayi decision to resign was as a result of the call onRead More
The Nasarawa State Government has threatened to withdraw the operational approval for any private schools caught violating the lockdown order by reopening schools for all categories of students. Mr Usman Abu, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, made the threat in a statement on Monday in Lafia. “It has come to the noticeRead
The Lagos State Government says all roads and bridges under construction in Apapa, the nation’s port city, will be completed by October.
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