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NFF Preparing Yobo As Future Super Eagles Coach

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has stated the body is preparing Joseph Yobo as a future Super Eagles manager. The federation appointed the former Everton centre-back as second assistant to Gernot Rohr in February, replacing Imama Amapakabo. “When Yobo was captain of the Super Eagles before he retired, I saw inborn […]

Premier League Set To Resume On June 1

The government have published a 50-page document for lifting the coronavirus-enforced lockdown in England which could see the Premier League restart on June 1. A guide for exiting the lockdown was released on Monday afternoon, with social distancing measures to remain in place as various activities are resumed across the country. Step two of British […]

June 12 Set For La Liga Return

La Liga president Javier Tebas is hoping the competition can get back underway on June 12, promising matches “every day for 35 days”. The campaign was suspended in March due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed more than 283,000 people worldwide to date. Spain has been one of the worst affected countries in Europe, […]

NCDC driver tests positive for Coronavirus

The Nasarawa State Government has announced an additional case of COVID – 19 in the state . Governor Abdullahi Sule disclosed this while briefing journalists on COVID – 19 updates in the state on Tuesday . He explained that the new case is a driver of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control , who transported […]

Presidency: $311m Abacha loot already allocated

The Presidency says the $ 311 m stolen during the Abacha regime and returned to Nigeria from the United States and the Bailiwick of Jersey , on Monday , May 4 , 2020 , has already been allocated . This was contained in a statement released on Tuesday by Garba Shehu , spokesperson to the […]

Lagos State discharges 60 COVID-19 patients

No fewer than 321 patients undergoing treatment for coronavirus at isolation facilities in Lagos State have been discharged . This is after another batch of 60 patients were discharged on Tuesday. Governor Babajide Sanwo- Olu made this known via a series of tweets . He tweeted , “ Today , we discharged 60 # COVID […]

Ligue 1 Season Ended Due To Covid-19

The 2019-20 Ligue 1 season has been abandoned after the French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe’s announcement that no sporting events will be allowed to take place until September. Philippe has confirmed that there is no possibility of Ligue 1 resuming until September amid the ongoing fight against coronavirus, with France still in a state of […]

Federal Government declares May 1st public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday, May 1, 2020, as a public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers’ Day Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement by signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Georgina Ehuriah. In the statement, Aregbesola […]

COVID-19: Lagos, Ogun get new molecular laboratories

Two testing centres have been established in Lagos and Ogun States, Newmen reports. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control made this known via its Twitter handle on Tuesday. It noted that the two centres bring the total number of testing laboratories in the country to 17. NCDC tweeted: “We are pleased to announce the inclusion […]

COVID-19: Buhari to address Nigerians today

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will address Nigerians at 8 pm today (Monday). Personal Assistant on New Media to the President, Bashir Ahmad, made this known via a tweet. He tweeted: “Buhari will address the nation later today, at 8:00 pm.Television, radio, and other electronic media stations are enjoined to hook up to […]