Injury Rules Out Brazil’s Jesus From World Cup Qualifiers

  Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus has been replaced in Brazil’s squad for next month’s World Cup qualifiers by Hertha Berlin’s uncapped attacker Matheus Cunha, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) announced on Friday. Jesus, 23, who scored in his club’s domestic win over Wolves earlier this week, will be unavailable for the matches against Bolivia … Continue reading Injury Rules Out Brazil’s Jesus From World Cup Qualifiers

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El-Rufai Clarifies Selection Process Of New Zazzau Emir

  Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has reiterated the commitment of the state government in ensuring that the selection process for the new Emir of Zazzau is carefully done. The governor disclosed this in a statement issued on Friday by his spokesman, Muyiwa Adekeye. While quoting the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Balarabe Abbas, … Continue reading El-Rufai Clarifies Selection Process Of New Zazzau Emir

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22 Killed In Ukraine Military Plane Crash

  At least 22 people including military cadets were killed and two others seriously injured Friday when a Ukrainian air force plane crashed near Kharkiv in the east of the country, the interior ministry said.  “Twenty-two people died,” Deputy Interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko told AFP, adding that “the search for two other people is continuing”. … Continue reading 22 Killed In Ukraine Military Plane Crash

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22 Killed In Ukraine Military Plane Crash

  At least 22 people including military cadets were killed and two others seriously injured Friday when a Ukrainian air force plane crashed near Kharkiv in the east of the country, the interior ministry said.  “Twenty-two people died,” Deputy Interior Minister Anton Gerashchenko told AFP, adding that “the search for two other people is continuing”. … Continue reading 22 Killed In Ukraine Military Plane Crash

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Sanwo-Olu Launches N5bn COVID-19 Support Fund For Private Schools

  Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has launched a N5 billion COVID-19 Recovery Support Fund in the state. The fund is to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on private schools in the nation’s commercial capital. Governor Sanwo-Olu disclosed this on Friday via his Twitter handle. “Today, I launched a N5bn support fund to … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Launches N5bn COVID-19 Support Fund For Private Schools

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Buhari Renews Appointment Of Key Petroleum Executives

  President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointments of Chief Executive Officers of agencies under the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, a statement from the Presidency said on Friday. The President renewed the appointments following recommendations by the Minister of State Petroleum Resources, the statement, signed by spokesman Femi Adesina, said. This means the Executive Secretary … Continue reading Buhari Renews Appointment Of Key Petroleum Executives

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Buhari Renews Appointment Of Key Petroleum Executives

  President Muhammadu Buhari has renewed the appointments of Chief Executive Officers of agencies under the Ministry of Petroleum Resources, a statement from the Presidency said on Friday. The President renewed the appointments following recommendations by the Minister of State Petroleum Resources, the statement, signed by spokesman Femi Adesina, said. This means the Executive Secretary … Continue reading Buhari Renews Appointment Of Key Petroleum Executives

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FG Secures Another Court Order Barring Industrial Action On Monday

  The Federal Government on Friday obtained a fresh order barring the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress from embarking on their planned strike scheduled to commence on Monday. Justice Ibrahim Galadima of the National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja again issued the restraining order following an ex-parte application by the office of … Continue reading FG Secures Another Court Order Barring Industrial Action On Monday

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Russia Accuses Germany Of Non-Cooperation Over Navalny Poisoning

  Russia on Friday accused Germany of refusing to cooperate with it to establish the cause of opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s illness as he continues to recover in Berlin. The 44-year-old lawyer and anti-corruption campaigner collapsed on a flight to Moscow from Siberia in what his allies say was a state-sanctioned poison attack. He was … Continue reading Russia Accuses Germany Of Non-Cooperation Over Navalny Poisoning

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Ginsburg Laid To Rest At US Capitol, First Woman To Be So Honoured

  Late Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was honored Friday at the US Capitol, where she made history one final time becoming the first woman and first Jewish person to lie in state there. Ginsburg’s flag-draped casket was carried up the Capitol east steps and brought to Statuary Hall, where the justice’s relatives, US lawmakers and … Continue reading Ginsburg Laid To Rest At US Capitol, First Woman To Be So Honoured

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