Ogun Govt Seeks To Construct FG Corridor Roads

  The Ogun State Government has hinted on plans to take over the reconstruction and rehabilitation of some major Federal Government roads within the state. This was disclosed by the state governor, Dapo Abiodun, who briefed State House journalists after a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Aso Villa on Thursday. According to the … Continue reading Ogun Govt Seeks To Construct FG Corridor Roads

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Atletico Madrid Forward Diego Costa Test Positive For COVID-19

  Spanish striker Diego Costa and Colombian defender Santiago Arias have both tested positive for Covid-19, their club Atletico Madrid said Thursday. Before the resumption of training on Friday, the entire first-team squad underwent tests except for Costa and Arias. “The team has been tested except for those involved in international fixtures with their countries,” … Continue reading Atletico Madrid Forward Diego Costa Test Positive For COVID-19

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French Goalkeeper Mandanda Tests Positive For COVID-19

      Goalkeeper Steve Mandanda was withdrawn from the French squad to face Sweden and Croatia in upcoming UEFA Nations League clashes after returning a positive Covid-19 test, officials announced on Thursday. Mandanda will on Friday leave the squad before they depart for Solna where the world champions face Sweden on Saturday. He will … Continue reading French Goalkeeper Mandanda Tests Positive For COVID-19

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Ibezim Is Duly Elected Candidate For Imo North Election, Says APC

  The All Progressives Congress (APC) has come out to say that the primary election conducted by the Senator Surajudeen Basiru-chaired Committee for the Imo North Senatorial District By-Election is the recognised exercise. The APC, in a statement, signed by Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Yekini Nabena, on Thursday, explained that the Basiru-chaired committee is the … Continue reading Ibezim Is Duly Elected Candidate For Imo North Election, Says APC

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At Least 17 Killed By Suspected Bandits In Niger State

  At least 17 persons are feared killed by bandits in Dukku community in Rijau local government area of Niger State. Eyewitnesses said the attackers stormed the community at about 7:00 pm on Wednesday, and also attacked a bank at Kagara in Rafi local government area. The attackers were said to have laid ambush on … Continue reading At Least 17 Killed By Suspected Bandits In Niger State

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Imo North: Two Candidates Emerge In APC Parallel Primary By-Election

  Two candidates have emerged as winners in the All Progressives Congress (APC) Primary election for the Imo North Senatorial District by-election. The elections conducted by two factions of the party were across the six local government areas and 64 wards, through the direct mode of primaries on Thursday. The parallel results after the conduct … Continue reading Imo North: Two Candidates Emerge In APC Parallel Primary By-Election

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England Announces Equal Pay For National Teams

  England men’s and women’s senior players have been paid the same match fee for representing their country since January 2020, the Football Association confirmed on Thursday. Brazil on Wednesday joined Australia, Norway and New Zealand on the list of football associations who had publicly committed to paying their men and women players the same … Continue reading England Announces Equal Pay For National Teams

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Three More PSG Players Contract COVID-19

  Paris Saint-Germain on Thursday announced “three new positive cases” of Covid-19 in their squad, taking the total number of players to have contracted the virus to six. “The latest Sars CoV2 tests carried out on the Paris Saint-Germain playing staff have confirmed that there are three new positive cases,” the French champions said in … Continue reading Three More PSG Players Contract COVID-19

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FG Bars Air France, KLM, Lists International Airlines Allowed To Operate

  The Federal Government on Thursday released the list of international airlines that will not be allowed to operate when flights begin from September 5. The list of international airlines was announced by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, during a briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 at the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja. … Continue reading FG Bars Air France, KLM, Lists International Airlines Allowed To Operate

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UN Says Women Need Strong Voice At Afghan Peace Talks

  The UN’s special envoy for Afghanistan, Deborah Lyons, on Thursday highlighted the importance of including women at upcoming peace talks in Doha with the Taliban. “Human rights and women’s rights are never negotiable,” Lyons, who is Canadian, told the Security Council, adding that she expected a “rough road ahead” for the talks. “This issue … Continue reading UN Says Women Need Strong Voice At Afghan Peace Talks

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