Edo 2020: National Sports Festival To Begin On December 3

  The National Council on Sports has given approval for the 20th National Sports Festival tagged Edo 2020 to hold from December 3rd to 8th in Benin City, Edo State. The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, who is the Chairman of Council assured that all the guiding protocols of the Presidential Taskforce … Continue reading Edo 2020: National Sports Festival To Begin On December 3

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Italy Coach Mancini Tests Positive For COVID-19

  Italy coach Roberto Mancini has contracted coronavirus but is asymptomatic, the Italian football federation (FIGC) announced on Friday. “As part of the periodic controls undertaken by the FIGC on the Italy coaching staff ahead of the coming break for UEFA competitions, head coach Roberto Mancini tested positive for COVID-19,” the governing body said. “He remains asymptomatic and, in … Continue reading Italy Coach Mancini Tests Positive For COVID-19

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Ezeli, Diogu, Uzoh Make 20-Man Provisional List For Afrobasket Qualifiers

  D’Tigers captain, Ike Diogu; 2015 NBA winner with Golden State Warriors, Festus Ezeli, and Ben Uzoh are some notable names coach Mike Brown included in a 20-man provisional list for the 2021 Afrobasket qualifiers Coach Brown who will officially begin his assignment with Nigeria submitted a list featuring seven players who featured at the … Continue reading Ezeli, Diogu, Uzoh Make 20-Man Provisional List For Afrobasket Qualifiers

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$656m Needed To Complete Lagos-Ibadan Railway – Amaechi

  The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said the Federal Government requires the sum of $656 million to complete work on the Lagos-Ibadan railway project. Amaechi disclosed this on Friday while defending his ministry’s 2021 budget at the Senate. He explained that the amount is needed to put the necessary infrastructure in place for … Continue reading $656m Needed To Complete Lagos-Ibadan Railway – Amaechi

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Court Grants CBN’s Request To Freeze Accounts Of 19 #EndSARS Protesters

  A federal high court in Abuja has granted the request of the Central Bank of Nigeria to freeze the accounts of 19 individuals and a public affairs company linked to the #EndSARS protests, Channels Television learned on Friday. The request, granted by Justice Ahmed Mohammed, was filed by the CBN on October 20. Some … Continue reading Court Grants CBN’s Request To Freeze Accounts Of 19 #EndSARS Protesters

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Shun Any Act That May Threaten Our Dear State, Sanwo-Olu Tells Lagosians

  The Lagos State Government has urged all Lagosians to shun any act that may threaten the peace of our dear state, which is battling to recover from the shock of the carnage unleashed by hoodlums who hid under the #EndSARS protests. “Even as we are still counting our painful losses in lives and property, … Continue reading Shun Any Act That May Threaten Our Dear State, Sanwo-Olu Tells Lagosians

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Zulum Warns #EndSARS Demonstrators, Says Boko Haram Started With Youth Protests

  Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum has warned the demonstrators of the #EndSARS protests in the country, saying that the Boko Haram insurgency started with protests by the young people. He disclosed this on Friday during a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. “On the issue of #EndSARS, I am … Continue reading Zulum Warns #EndSARS Demonstrators, Says Boko Haram Started With Youth Protests

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Okonjo-Iweala: WTO Postpones Selection Meeting For DG

  The WTO is postponing a meeting next week where members were to try to pick a new chief but with little chance of succeeding after Washington blocked the favoured candidate, Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, AFP learned Friday. The World Trade Organization’s 164 member states had been due to gather Monday to choose between two remaining … Continue reading Okonjo-Iweala: WTO Postpones Selection Meeting For DG

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US Election: Top Democrat Pelosi Calls Biden ‘President-Elect’

  House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in Congress, on Friday called Joe Biden the “president-elect” of the United States after he pulled ahead in key election results. “This morning it is clear that the Biden-Harris ticket will win the White House,” Pelosi told reporters after Biden overtook President Donald Trump in the potentially decisive state of … Continue reading US Election: Top Democrat Pelosi Calls Biden ‘President-Elect’

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#EndSARS: Coalition of Northern Groups Accuse Amnesty International Of Bias

The Coalition of Northern Groups has faulted Amnesty International over what they term biased and unsubstantiated report and conclusion on the shooting at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos State and other parts of the country during the recent #eEndSARS protest. According to the group, Amnesty International made a fundamental attribution error by jumping to … Continue reading #EndSARS: Coalition of Northern Groups Accuse Amnesty International Of Bias

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