Kaduna Govt Rescues 160 Almajirai From Benin Republic, Burkina Faso

Officials of the Kaduna State Government Task Force on enforcing COVID-19 related regulations have rescued 160 children from locations that are neither authorised and licensed as schools nor as children’s homes.

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Lower League To Kick Off New Football Season On January 30

  Officials of the Nigeria National League have announced Saturday, 30th January as the kick-off date for the 2020/2021 football season. The NNL, Nigeria’s second-tier league which provides a platform for teams to gain promotion into the top tier league has been on hold since December due to administrative, financial, and recently Covid-19 challenges. The … Continue reading Lower League To Kick Off New Football Season On January 30

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INEC Distributes Electoral Materials In Kano Ahead Of LG Polls

The Kano State Independent Electoral Commission (KANSIEC) says it has concluded the distribution of sensitive and non-sensitive election materials to its offices in the 44 LGAs.

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Golden Eaglets Qualify For WAFU Final, Seal U-17 AFCON Spot

  Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets have qualified for the final of the WAFU U-17 tournament in Lome, Togo, following a 1-0 win over Group A winners Burkina Faso at the Stade Kegue. The victory means the Golden Eaglets are now not only eligible to battle for the trophy on Wednesday, but have also booked their place … Continue reading Golden Eaglets Qualify For WAFU Final, Seal U-17 AFCON Spot

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COVID-19: Kano Govt Directs Re-Opening Of Public, Private Health Institutions

The Kano State Government has approved the re-opening of all public and private health training institutions in the state effective from January 18.

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Public, Private Schools To Resume In Lagos On January 18 – Govt

  The Lagos state government on Friday reiterated that public and private schools below tertiary level are to resume on Monday. This was contained in a press release signed by the Head of Public Affairs at the state’s Ministry of Education, Kayode Abayomi. “This affirmation was made today by the Honourable Commissioner for Education, Mrs … Continue reading Public, Private Schools To Resume In Lagos On January 18 – Govt

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COVID-19: Obaseki Suspends Schools Resumption In Edo, Extends Curfew

  The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has reviewed the curfew earlier imposed in the state to now start from 10 pm to 5 am as part of efforts to check the spate of COVID-19 cases in the wake of the second wave of the pandemic. The governor, who rolled out several measures to … Continue reading COVID-19: Obaseki Suspends Schools Resumption In Edo, Extends Curfew

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Boko Haram No Longer Has Authority Over Any Territory – Enenche

The Coordinator Defence Media Operations, Major-General John Enenche has said that Boko Haram insurgents no longer have authority over any part of the country, especially in the northeast where the insurgents once had a stronghold.

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COVID-19: UK To Close All Travel Corridors From Monday

  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday said the country will close all travel corridors from Monday as part of efforts to curb the spread of the deadly coronavirus. According to the BBC, travel corridors were introduced in the summer to allow people travelling from some countries with low numbers of COVID-19 cases to … Continue reading COVID-19: UK To Close All Travel Corridors From Monday

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Pochettino Tests Positive For COVID-19

  Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino has tested positive for Covid-19, the French champions said Friday, just two weeks after taking up his job. The 48-year-old Argentine will “respect isolation and is subject to the appropriate health protocols”, PSG said on Twitter. His assistants Jesus Perez and Miguel D’Agostino will take charge of the team … Continue reading Pochettino Tests Positive For COVID-19

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