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Oyo, Osun take steps to revive Almajiri schools, reduce OSC

After being abandoned for years, Almajiri schools and those to cater for out-of-school children, OSC, are being revived in Oyo and Osun states, checks by our…

  

FEC approves N4.519bn for roads, education

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru THE Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved N4.519 billion for the award of contract for printing of examination materials and rehabilitation of…

  

UK reopens visa centres in Nigeria

The United Kingdom has reopened its visa centres across Nigeria, after announcing their closures on the 21st of October 2020, due to the #EndSARS protest that…

  

Eid Maulud: Imbibe qualities of Prophet Muhammad, Oyeyemi enjoins Muslims

The Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Dr Boboye Oyeyemi, has enjoined Muslims to emulate the examples of Prophet Muhammad(SAW) to create the…

  

Group seeks end to protein-deficiency anaemia

The Federal Government has been called upon to urgently develop and implement a national protein-led nutrition policy to address the rising incidence of protein deficiency in…

  

WTO: US’ objection stalls Okonjo-Iweala’s emergence as Director General

Ideally, the WTO chooses its director general by consensus.
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Scholarships: Amnesty office eases verification of students

An official claims the measure is aimed at ending the exercise that had become generally contentious and controversial.
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Protests: Lagos govt awards scholarships to children of murdered policemen

The government will compensate the families of the policemen killed, take care of their burial expenses, and foot the hospital bills of injured officers.
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Eid-el-Maulud: Buhari preaches love, patience

The president urged all citizens, and the youth in particular, to shun all negative tendencies.
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COVID-19: Gov Abiodun orders full reopening of hotels, schools, churches, mosques

Gov. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has ordered full reopening of hotels, viewing centres, marquees, event centres, suites, guest houses and motels. Others in that category…

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UCL Round-Up: Manchester United, Chelsea secure big wins

All four English teams won their matchday 2 fixtures.
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Ziyech hits first Chelsea goal in rout of Krasnodar

Hakim Ziyech scored on his first start for Chelsea as Frank Lampard’s side powered to a 4-0 victory away to Champions League debutants Krasnodar in Russia…

  

‘European Super League’ or new-look Champions League – what does the future hold?

The spectre of a European Super League looms seemingly larger than ever after the remarkable claims made by outgoing Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu, but any…

  

CAF Champions League semi-final concerns amid Raja virus crisis

The CAF Champions League semi-final between Zamalek and Raja Casablanca in Egypt this Sunday hangs in the balance because of a coronavirus crisis at the Moroccan…

  

Hand of God ‘with my right’ – Maradona’s dream 60th birthday gift

Diego Maradona reveals he has a dream present to mark his 60th birthday on Friday – “to score another goal against England, this time with my…

  

Manchester United executive bemused by social distancing rules

Manchester United chief operating officer Collette Roche says it is “bemusing” people can gather indoors in restaurants and hotels and watch football and yet the club…

  

Covid-19 case Ronaldo furious at missing Juventus game against Barcelona

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has been left out of Juventus’ team for Wednesday’s Champions League clash against Barcelona in Turin, two weeks after testing positive for…

  

UEFA reiterates ‘strong opposition’ to European Super League

UEFA has repeated its “strong opposition” to a European Super League after the controversial project received a surprise shot in the arm from Josep Maria Bartomeu…

  

Zidane says Real deserved point after fightback at Gladbach

Zinedine Zidane insisted Real Madrid deserved a point after Casemiro scored a last-gasp equaliser as the Spanish giants fought back from two goals down to snatch…

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Buhari governance style deepens ethnic division ― Political Science Professor

By Ikechukwu Odu – Nsukka The national president of the Nigerian Political Science Association, NPSA, Professor Aloysius-Michaels Okolie has accused the…

  

Reposition INEC with your reappointment, PDP tells Yakubu

By Dirisu Yakubu – Abuja The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on Professor Mahmood Yakubu to see his reappointment as…

  

Bayelsa APC suspends ex-Reps member, 4 others over ‘anti-party activities’

By Samuel Oyadongha – Yenogoa The All Progressive Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has announced the suspension of a former member…

  

The building blocks of nationhood: A blueprint for new Nigeria

When our nation attained independence on October 1, 1960, it was with fervent faith in the possibilities of a great nation…

  

Attah seeks Nigeria’s rebirth, full federalism

Former Akwa Ibom State governor, Obong Victor Attah, has called for urgent “rebirth” of the country through a fully federal system and…

     

End SARS: Falz tells protesters to stay at home [VIDEO]

Nigerian rapper, Folarin Falana, also addressed as Falz, has told protesters in Lagos State to stay at home. Falz gave the advice following cases of thuggery…