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Warren Buffett resigns from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Warren Buffett resigns from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The announcement comes weeks after Bill and Melinda Gates announced that they were divorcing after 27 years of marriage but would continue to jointly run the foundation. The foundation is one of the largest charitable foundations in the world. Gates was formerly the world’s richest person and his fortune is estimated at well over $100 billion. “For years I have been a trustee – an inactive trustee at that – of only one recipient of my funds, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMG). I am now resigning from that post, just as I have done at all corporate boards other than Berkshire’s,” Buffett said in a prepared statement Wednesday. “The CEO of BMG is Mark Suzman, an outstanding recent selection who has my full support. My goals are 100% in sync with those of the foundation,...
I have one Year Left at Man Utd – Pogba
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I have one Year Left at Man Utd – Pogba

  Manchester United midfielder, Paul Pogba, has confirmed he has one year left on his current contract with the club. Pogba also claimed he had not been offered a new deal by the Premier League side. “I have one year left on my contract, everybody knows it. “I know that the club is … well there has not been yet a concrete offer,” Pogba told a press conference. Pogba however admitted he went on holidays immediately after the Europa League and wasn’t able to sit down with United’s executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward. There are fears at Old Trafford, that the Frenchman will run down his contract. The 28-year-old moved from Juventus to United for €100 million in the summer of 2016, having left the Premier League giants on a free for Juve four years earlier. Po...
“Our Land Needs to be Healed. We have been Overwhelmed” – Obasanjo
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“Our Land Needs to be Healed. We have been Overwhelmed” – Obasanjo

Former Nigeria President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo says the country has been overwhelmed by crises from all angles, urging Nigerians to call on God to save the nation. Speaking Saturday, June 5 in Abeokuta, Ogun State, during the 16th edition of Prayer Breakfast organised in his honour by the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Ogun State chapter, Obasanjo said the crises was beyond what the people could handle, saying Nigeria needed healing. “That is why we are here. “We have some challenges. These are beyond what we can handle. We have to cry to God. “Our land needs to be healed. We have been overwhelmed. Those in government, executive, legislators, public servant, civil servant, private sector, we are overwhelmed,” he said. “He is omnipotent, omnipresent. I believe Go...
Man Utd Takes Decision on Sacking Solskjaer after Europa League Final Defeat
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Man Utd Takes Decision on Sacking Solskjaer after Europa League Final Defeat

  Manchester United have decided to keep Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as their manager, despite a painful defeat to Villarreal in the Europa League final. The UK Telegraph reports that the executive vice-chairman of the club, Ed Woodward, will offer the Norwegian a new three-year deal. Solskjaer replaced Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford in December 2018 on a temporary basis. In March 2019, he was appointed on a full-time basis on a three-year contract, following a run of good results. With the 48-year-old having one year left on the current contract, United have decided to extend his stay, despite his failure to win any silverware during his time. Solskjaer’s men had the chance to break that duck but lost to Villarreal 11-10 on penalties in Gdansk.
PDP Governors lack moral standing to demand for restructuring – Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Salihu Mohammed Lukman
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PDP Governors lack moral standing to demand for restructuring – Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum, Salihu Mohammed Lukman

Salihu Mohammed Lukman, a Chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressives Governors Forum (PGF) has tackled Governors elected on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party for demanding for restructuring. Recall that PDP governors who met in Ibadan few days ago, had asked President Muhammadu Buhari to send an executive bill to the National Assembly to amend the country’s Constitution to devolve more powers to the states among others. Reacting to this, Lukman alleged that the PDP mismanaged opportunities to initiate all the recommendations being proposed between 1999 and 2015. He said; “Having mismanaged opportunities to initiate all the recommendations being proposed by the PDP governors between 1999 and 2015, how can anybody i...
Cavani Blasts Man Utd’s Senior Officials Over Super League
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Cavani Blasts Man Utd’s Senior Officials Over Super League

  Manchester United striker, Edinson Cavani, has hit out at his bosses, following the failed European Super League plans. He accused them of trying to deprive “more modest teams” a chance to play in the Champions League. United’s Glazer owners were involved in the plans to create a breakaway Super League, along with fellow Premier League sides Manchester City, Chelsea, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham. However, they all withdrew within 48 hours of the official announcement. The fallout from the Super League debacle saw executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward announce he would be leaving Old Trafford at the end of this year. But Cavani, who signed a new one-year extension, has gone one step further to launch a scathing attack on his employers. “When the Super Leag...
Jeff Bezos sells $2 billion worth of his Amazon shares
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Jeff Bezos sells $2 billion worth of his Amazon shares

Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has sold nearly 2 billion dollars worth of his shares in the online retailer this week, filings from the US Securities and Exchange Commission showed on Wednesday. Bezos has sold Amazon shares several times recently. In February and November 2020, he parted with shares worth a total of more than 7 billion dollars. The 57-year-old founded Amazon in 1994 and is still the largest individual shareholder in the company. Amazon was recently valued at 1.65 trillion dollars. Bezos himself is thought to be the richest man in the world, according to Forbes and Bloomberg Billionaires. He has an estimated wealth of more than 190 billion dollars. Bezos plans to give up his position as Amazon’s chief executive in the third quarter of this year and will become ...
Late Zulu King’s Widow Dies Less than two Months after Husband’s Demise
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Late Zulu King’s Widow Dies Less than two Months after Husband’s Demise

Regent of the Zulu nation and wife of South Africa’s recently deceased Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini, Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu has reportedly passed on. Mangosuthu Buthelezi, traditional prime minister to the Zulu monarch who did not mention the cause of her death said she died "unexpectedly" on Thursday April 29. The statement read; “It is with the deepest shock and distress that the Royal Family announces the unexpected passing of Her Majesty Queen Shiyiwe Mantfombi Dlamini Zulu, Regent of the Zulu Nation. “This has taken us by surprise and left us utterly bereft,” he added without mentioning the cause of death." The sudden death of Dlamini-Zulu, 65, comes days after she was reportedly hospitalised just weeks after her husband's burial. Zwelithin...
UEFA To Punish Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Madrid Others Over Super League Involvement  
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UEFA To Punish Arsenal, Man United, Chelsea, Madrid Others Over Super League Involvement  

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has confirmed the 12 clubs involved in last week’s European Super League controversy will be punished. However, Ceferin suggested the Premier League’s ‘Big Six’ could be shown greater leniency after they were the first to pull out of plans for the breakaway competition. Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham all pulled out following furious backlash from across the football world over attempts to create a ‘closed shop’ elite league. But Ceferin compared Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus to ‘flat Earthers’ after they tried to cling on to the idea of the Super League, even after Atletico Madrid, AC Milan and Inter Milan also pulled out. It is thought that Madrid, Barca and Juve could face the harshest ...
Super League: You’re Snakes – UEFA Attacks Man United’s Ed Woodward, Juventus’ Agnelli
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Super League: You’re Snakes – UEFA Attacks Man United’s Ed Woodward, Juventus’ Agnelli

UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin has branded Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward a ‘snake.’ He lambasted the United chief over his push to form a breakaway European Super League and also blasted Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli, describing him as the biggest disappointment of all and a liar. Manchester United are among the Premier League ‘big six’ and Europe’s 12 top clubs who have put forward a proposal to breakaway from the UEFA-run Champions League and Europa League and form a new European Super League. And Ceferin claims Woodward gave no indication that a breakaway league was being planned all along. “If I start with Ed Woodward, he called me last Thursday evening saying he’s very satisfied with and fully supports the reforms and the only thing he ...
Angry Man Utd Players Clash with Woodward Over Super League Plans
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Angry Man Utd Players Clash with Woodward Over Super League Plans

  Manchester United were fuming with the club’s executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, during an emergency meeting at Carrington on Monday, SportsMail reports. Some squad members were angry after they found out about the breakaway European Super League via the media on Sunday. Insiders also feel manager Ole Gunanr Solskjaer was thrown under the bus, when left to face questions after the story had broken during their 3-1 win over Burnley at Old Trafford, They made their feelings known and Woodward delivered a briefing via Zoom to explain the club’s position at their training base. It is understood the reception among many of the squad was “lukewarm at best”. Woodward however told the squad they were acting in Manchester United’s best interests. United and five o...
UEFA to Approve new Champions League Format on Monday
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UEFA to Approve new Champions League Format on Monday

  UEFA’s executive committee are expected to give a final approval to a new 36-team Champions League format on Monday. The new format is expected to kick-off from 2024. A decision had been delayed due to some clubs within the European Club Association (ECA) demanding a greater say on commercial matters for the new competition. However, after meetings between the ECA board and UEFA’s club competitions committee on Friday, the path has now been cleared. UEFA will also take a final decision on host venues for Euro 2020. Bilbao, Dublin and Munich the three yet to be confirmed of the original 12. The Champions League executive committee will vote on whether to get rid of the current group system – where 32 teams are split into eight groups of four – and replace it wit...
AFCON 2022: CAF Announces Details for Tournament with 23 Teams Confirmed
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AFCON 2022: CAF Announces Details for Tournament with 23 Teams Confirmed

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced that next year’s Africa Cup of Nations, will be held in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6. A virtual executive committee meeting chaired by CAFS’s recently elected president Patrice Motsepe, also decided that a draw to divide the 24 qualifiers into six groups will be held on June 25. A total of 23 teams have confirmed their places at the continental showpiece. They are Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Comoros, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Tunisia and Zimbabwe. The one spot left will be contested between Benin Republic and Sierra Leone. The match between the two countries in F...
Details of Solskjaer’s new Contract at Man Utd Revealed
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Details of Solskjaer’s new Contract at Man Utd Revealed

  Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is set for a £2.5million-a-year pay rise at the club, the UK Mirror reports. His new deal will see the 48-year-old extend his stay at Old Trafford for another three years. Solskjaer, who currently earns £7.5m-a-year, is set to put pen on paper on a new £30m deal that will span three seasons. It is understood there is no requirement for the Norwegian to win a trophy this season, with United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, convinced the club are on the right track. Solskjaer has one year left on his current deal and has led the Red Devils to the quarter-finals of the Europa League, as well as second place in the Premier League. United chiefs do not want the distraction of Solskjaer having one year left on hi...
Van de Beek Set to quit Man Utd
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Van de Beek Set to quit Man Utd

Manchester United midfielder, Donny van de Beek , is set to quit the club at the end of the season, the Daily Star reports. Van de Beek joined the Red Devils from Ajax for £35million last summer. But the Dutchman has started just two games under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season. It is understood Van de Beek has had enough and is ready to put his nightmare spell at Old Trafford behind him. The player plans to hold showdown talks with United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward before the end of the season. This comes amid claims Solskjaer never wanted to sign Van de Beek in the first place. Van de Beek, 23, has received much advice from his compatriots this season, with many believing he should leave, as his lack of game time could damage his chances of Euro selection...
Simi Speaks About the Challenges of being a Woman in the Nigerian Music Industry
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Simi Speaks About the Challenges of being a Woman in the Nigerian Music Industry

Simi took to Twitter to share her experience in the music industry, which she says is something female entertainers, in general, have to endure. She said female entertainers are constantly pitted against each other and can hardly get away with the kind of things men in the industry get away with. She wrote: "Tbh some of the things I've experienced - specifically as a woman - in this industry. Lol. They will try to pit you against other women. Try to redefine ur value. Try to get in your head and remodel your self esteem. And I have even had it easier than many... "Ati executive oh. Ati audience oh. It comes from all the sides. That's why I fuck with any woman that is winning in this industry - because hurdle is much dear. Women can hardly get away with the kinds of things many...
Man City vs Man Utd: Woodward rates progress team has made under Solskjaer
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Man City vs Man Utd: Woodward rates progress team has made under Solskjaer

  Manchester United executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, has said the progress the team has made under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer “is clear.” United are 14 points behind leaders Manchester City, who they face this Sunday in the Premier League. However, there is still hope for silveware this term in the FA Cup and Europa League. Speaking as the club released their latest financial results on Thursday, Woodward gave further backing to Solskjaer. “The progress made by Ole and the players this season is clear,” he said. “While we are pleased about this season’s on-pitch progress and the strength of our current squad, we are equally bullish on our long-term prospects.”
Niger State Government Confirms it is Holding Direct Negotiation with Kagara Schoolboys’ Abductors
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Niger State Government Confirms it is Holding Direct Negotiation with Kagara Schoolboys’ Abductors

The Niger State government says it is negotiating directly with the abductors of 27 students of the Government Science College, Kagara, their teachers and family members, for their release. The Secretary to the State Government, Ahmed Matane, made this known during an interview with Thisday. Bandits dressed in Military uniforms stormed the school on February 17, killing one student and abducting 27 others. During the interview, the SSG said there is no time fixed for the abductees to be released because negotiation is still ongoing with the bandits who abducted them. “If anyone tells you he knows when the schoolboys will be released that person is lying; it may be today or tomorrow; nobody can say; we are still negotiating.”he said Matane added that during the negotiations, ...
To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says
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To Avoid Corruption, Office Holders must swear by Ogun, Ifa and Sango – Cleric, SatGuru Maharajji Says

Satguru Maharajji, the founder of One Love Family sect, says it has become necessary to incorporate traditional gods including Ogun, Ifa and Sango in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies of political office holders to avoid corruption completely. Maharajji stated this when he spoke at a national news conference to discuss crucial issues affecting the world on Saturday, February 20. “We should include Ogun, Ifa, Sango and our traditional gods in oath swearing in courts and inaugural ceremonies to avoid corruption completely. People swear with the Bible and Quran and get away unpunished for mismanagement of human and material resources, fraud and scandals that discourage the society. This has led to the destruction of many families and industries. So, if people who are...
Man Utd vs Everton: Ed Woodward Sheds Tears Over Criticism
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Man Utd vs Everton: Ed Woodward Sheds Tears Over Criticism

Manchester United executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, “had tears in his eyes” as he showed former Anderlecht chief, Michael Verschueren, the criticism he received from fans. Woodward replaced David Gill at Old Trafford in 2013, but has been unable to carry on United’s success. He has hired and fired the likes of Louis van Gaal, David Moyes and Jose Mourinho, while also sanctioning many big money signings that have flopped. It left fans furious, with many of them taking to social media to express their dissatisfaction. “Two years ago, I was accompanied by Ed Woodward, the CEO of Man Utd, who was going through a slump at the time. “He showed me tweets from supporters: ‘Look Michael, how cruel the fans can be’ – the tears were in his eyes. “Today Manchester United are ...
Plateau Govt hails FG over approval of 2 universities
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Plateau Govt hails FG over approval of 2 universities

The Plateau State Government has commended the Federal Government for giving approval for the establishment of two private universities in the State. The Commissioner for Information and Communication, Mr Dan Manjang, gave the commendation on Wednesday after the State’s executive council meeting in Jos. The two universities approved in Plateau State are: Karl-Kumm University, Vom and Anan University, Kwall. DAILY POST had reported that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of 20 new private universities across the country. They are Topfaith University, Mkpatak, Akwa Ibom State; Thomas Adewumi University, Oko-Irese, Kwara State; Maranathan University, Mgbidi, Imo State; Ave Maria University, Piyanko, Nasarawa State, and Al-Istiqama Universit...
Rep Decries Corruption, Mismanagement Of  Nation’s Resources By Executive
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Rep Decries Corruption, Mismanagement Of Nation’s Resources By Executive

The Federal lawmaker representing Gwer/Gwer West federal constituency, in the House of Representatives, Mr. Mark Gbillah has decried the level of corruption and mismanagement of the nation’s resources by the executive. The lawmaker who spoke Tuesday in Makurdi lamented that the executive presides over the expenditure of over 98 per cent of Nigeria’s annual budget without commensurate developmental projects to show for the huge funds. According to him, “the budget of the National Assembly every fiscal year never exceeds N138billion. In fact, it is usually around N125billion. Now let’s take this year’s budget, for instance, that is about 1.1 percent of the entire budget. The judiciary takes about one percent while the executive sits on about 97 to 98% of the annual budget and yet N...
Buhari’s Acceptance To Address Reps Proof of Executive And NASS Synergy – Kalu
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Buhari’s Acceptance To Address Reps Proof of Executive And NASS Synergy – Kalu

Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Hon. Benjamin Kalu, has described Buhari's acceptance to address the green chamber over insecurity summon, as a proof of great synergy between the executive and the 9th National Assembly. MCI had earlier reported how the Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Femi Gbajabiamila disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari has agreed to appear before the House as requested by the lawmakers. In a statement forwarded to us Wednesday night, while reacting to the development, the Reps Spokesman who represents Bende Federal Constituency, said the president's acceptance was quite commendable. Kalu, who had on Tuesday hinted that President Buhari would honour the Reps’ invite, said he had been proven right, following the president's acceptance. “I said ...
Don Jazzy shares a photo with his father
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Don Jazzy shares a photo with his father

Ace Nigerian music producer and record label executive, Don Jazzy has shared a photo with his father.   The photo Don Jazzy shared came with the caption "Father and son. @mavingrandpa"  
Reps Meet Security Chiefs Behind Closed Doors, Embark on Two Weeks Holiday
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Reps Meet Security Chiefs Behind Closed Doors, Embark on Two Weeks Holiday

The House of Representatives on Thursday, shortly before embarking on a two weeks holiday, met with Security Chiefs behind closed doors to discuss the security situation in the country. At the executive session were the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, Chief of Defense Staff, Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, Director of State Security Service, Yusuf Magaji Bichi and National Security Adviser, Mohammed Monguno. It would be recalled that the green chamber last week, following the adoption of a motion moved by the Chief Whip, Muhammed Monguno resolved to invite the aforementioned heads of security outfits to brief the House on efforts being made to improve the security situation in the country and bring an end to incessant killings, kidnappings and armed banditry. ...
Senate Passes Revised 2020 Budget of N10.8 Trillion
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Senate Passes Revised 2020 Budget of N10.8 Trillion

The Senate has passed the revised 2020 budget of N10.8 trillion. The budget was passed this morning Thursday, June 11 during plenary. The passage of the budget comes a day after the House of Representatives passed the same figure as the 2020 budget. The lawmakers increased the budget by N300 billion from N10.5 trillion. The budget was initially passed in December but the executive sent it back to National Assembly after the executive reworked it to reflect the current economic realities. According to the new budget, N500 billion was allocated as an intervention fund for COVID-19 while N186 billion was earmarked for the health sector. In the revised budget, N422 billion was fixed for statutory transfers, N4.9 trillion for recurrent expenditure and N2.4 trillion is for capital e...
Man Utd Ighalo deal won’t influence Dembele pursuit
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Man Utd Ighalo deal won’t influence Dembele pursuit

Manchester United are yet to make an offer for Lyon striker Moussa Dembele. United are monitoring Dembele's situation at Lyon and could make an approach in the upcoming transfer window, says ESPN. United yesterday announced that they had secured a loan extension for Nigeria international Odion Ighalo that will see him remain with the club until January 2021. But executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and co. are still on the look-out to bring another striker to Old Trafford to ease the burden on Marcus Rashford. RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner is under consideration, but 23-year-old Dembele is still a target for the 13-time Premier League champions. Dembele scored 22 goals and provided seven assists in 42 appearances before the Ligue 1 season was halted due to the Coronavirus.
Nollywood Stars Who Have Died In 2020
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Nollywood Stars Who Have Died In 2020

Nollywood started recording the deaths of its practitioners in 2020 with the death of actress Jennifer Omole who passed away on January 3, 2020. Here are Nollywood stars, who have passed away in 2020, from different tribes and sectors of the movie industry. Jennifer Omole Nigerian actress, Jennifer Omole, passed on in Spain on 3rd January 2020, at the age of 33. She was buried the following evening at Villarejo de Salvanes, Madrid. The sad news about Jennifer’s death was shared by her close friend and colleague, Uche Ogbodo, on Instagram. Omole was a member of the Actors Guild of Nigeria, Spain chapter, where she was based although her friends revealed that she recently moved to the United Kingdom. She hailed from Edo State. Before her death, Jennifer was a movie prod...
Trump hopes for COVID-19 vaccine by end of year, ‘maybe before’
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Trump hopes for COVID-19 vaccine by end of year, ‘maybe before’

United States President, Donald Trump, on Friday said he hoped a COVID-19 vaccine would be available by the end of the year, and announced he was appointing a former pharmaceutical executive to spearhead the effort. “We are looking to get it by the end of the year if we can, maybe before,” Trump said, as he delivered an update on the race for a vaccine. “We think we are going to have some very good results coming out very quickly,” he told reporters in the Rose Garden of the White House. The timeline projected by Trump is more optimistic than what Europe foresees. The European Medicines Agency said Thursday a vaccine could be ready in a year’s time under an “optimistic scenario.” Trump announced he would appoint Moncef Slaoui, the former head of GSK Vaccines, and four star a...
Every Premier League club would rather play at home over neutral venues, admits CEO Masters
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Every Premier League club would rather play at home over neutral venues, admits CEO Masters

Richard Masters says there is "an ongoing dialogue" with authorities over the league's 'Project Restart' plans Premier League chief executive Richard Masters says every club in the division would rather play games at home stadiums than neutral venues. The current plan to play games at a small number of neutral grounds has divided opinion among fans and pundits, and there have been suggestions that the Premier League could ask the government to reconsider their advice on the subject. Masters says there is “an ongoing dialogue” between authorities, and he says he knows clubs would rather play in more familiar surroundings.
Premier League clubs discuss curtailing season for first time
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Premier League clubs discuss curtailing season for first time

Clubs still hope to finish the season in its entirety, but Premier League chief executive Richard Masters acknowledged that may not happen Premier League chief executive Richard Masters says clubs discussed curtailing the season for the first time on Monday in the aftermath of prime minister Boris Johnson's latest updates for opening the United Kingdom. The league's 20 clubs took part in a video conference on Monday in an effort to try and find a solution to finish the remaining 92 games of the season. Clubs are said to be determined to finish the season to avoid having to pay back any television money or sponsorship payments, but it may not be possible to play out all of the remaining games.
Nigeria National League boss Chidi Ofor passes away at 50
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Nigeria National League boss Chidi Ofor passes away at 50

The seasoned football administrator passed away on Tuesday, the Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed Nigeria National League chairman Chidi Ofor has died at the age of 50, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed. According to a statement from the NFF, Ofor, who had been battling with leukemia, died in a private hospital in Enugu after collapsing in the early hours of Tuesday. Apart from his position as head of Nigeria’s second-tier football league system, the NFF executive committee member doubled as head of the Enugu State Football Association.
DJ Khaled Ambushed By Twerking Fan On Instagram Live
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DJ Khaled Ambushed By Twerking Fan On Instagram Live

American DJ, record executive, songwriter, record producer, and media personality, Khaled Mohamed Khaled, known professionally as DJ Khaled shared video of on instagram with fans when a female fan twerks for him. “I have love for everyone please take it easy when I’m on fan luv ig luv. Again I have love for everyone please let’s be respectful nothing but love BLESS UP!” Khaled writes in the caption. Throughout the video Khaled consistently turns down the fan, begging her to stop. The fan, clearly not getting the message, goes as far as to get a bottle of water and pour it down her back while she dances.   View this post on Instagram   I have love for everyone please take it easy when I’m on fan luv ig luv...
Why I Left Medical School For Music – Peruzzi
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Why I Left Medical School For Music – Peruzzi

Nigerian singer, Peruzzi Vibez, has explained the reason for abandoning medical school for the music profession. The singer who is a DMW signee made the revelations on an Instagram live interview with music executive, Ubi Franklin. “I went to medical school because of my mother. I had to abandon the lab coat because it wasn’t giving me what I want,” he said. Peruzzi also added that he found satisfaction in music, as music is what he loves doing. When asked about who inspires him in the entertainment industry, Peruzzi said Tuface Idibia, Annie Idibia, Davido, and Larry Gaaga.
Covid-19: Governor Bello of Niger goes into self-isolation
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Covid-19: Governor Bello of Niger goes into self-isolation

Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger State has gone into self-isolation along with members of his family as a precautionary measure against the spread of Coronavirus in the state. Dr Maku Sidi, the state Commissioner for Health, confirmed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Minna on Wednesday. Sidi also said the entire members of the state executive council are going into self-isolation as part of the proactive measures adopted by the state government to curb the spread. “There is no cause for alarm, we are doing every thing humanly possible to deal with the situation at hand as a normal precautionary measure. “Gov. Bello was in Abuja for APC Governor’s Forum and other official engagements and have in contact with those suspected to be having the case...
Woodward Reveals What will Happen at Man Utd after this Season
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Woodward Reveals What will Happen at Man Utd after this Season

Manchester United executive vice-chairman, Ed Woodward, has said this summer will be an “important opportunity” for the club to rebuild. Woodward, speaking at a fans’ forum, admitted that they “are not yet where we want to be”. United occupy the eighth position in the Premier League, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men struggling for consistency this season. During the meeting, Woodward warned that the process might not be smooth, but assured the club remains committed to achieving their aims. According to him, work is being done to strengthen the academy, recruitment process and scouting network. “Significant work has already been done – and investments made – to strengthen the academy and we’re pleased with the progress being made behind-the-scenes to ensure we have the ri...
Equatorial Guinea Bid to Host 2020 Africa Women’s Championship
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Equatorial Guinea Bid to Host 2020 Africa Women’s Championship

Nigeria has formally written to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) to signal it’s interest in hosting the event. NFF media director Ademola Olajire confirmed to BBC Sports that the federation will soon submit the bidding document. “We’ve formally written to CAF about the interest to host the event. “We are working on the bidding documents and we should get it over to CAF soon.” CAF president Ahmad Ahmad told French radio station RFI that Equatorial Guinea is also interested in hosting the event. The body is in a race to find a host for the finals after Congo-Brazaville pulled out of the hosting of the 12-team event last year. Ahmad explained that a final decision will be made at its next executive committee meeting on 15 January.
Better To Be Rubber Stamp Than Fight Executive – Gbajabiamila
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Better To Be Rubber Stamp Than Fight Executive – Gbajabiamila

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the National Assembly will rather be a rubber stamp for the progress of the country than fight the executive arm of government. Gbajabiamila spoke on Sunday during a meeting with members of his constituency in Surulere, Lagos State. The event, tagged, ‘2019 End of the Year Grassroots Empowerment Programme,’ was attended by residents, members and leaders of the All Progressives Congress in the state. Different gifts and equipment, including financial donations, were presented to the constituents, who turned out in large numbers. The Speaker thanked the crowd for supporting him, promising to do more for them by rehabilitating schools and building more roads and health centres. Gbajabiamila, while reac...
Trump freezes all Venezuelan government’s assets in US
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Trump freezes all Venezuelan government’s assets in US

President Donald Trump on Monday August 5, ordered a freeze on all Venezuelan government's assets in the United States and barred transactions with its authorities due to the “continued usurpation of power” by President Nicolas Maduro.   The freeze is the most direct action by Trump's administration to remove Maduro since it recognized opposition leader Juan Guaidó as Venezuela's rightful leader in January.  It also exposes foreign entities doing business with the Maduro government to U.S. retaliation.   “All property and interests in property of the Government of Venezuela that are in the United States ... are blocked and may not be transferred, paid, exported, withdrawn, or otherwise dealt in,” according to the executive order released by the White House. "The appa...
How much was your first salary?
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How much was your first salary?

Executive, Subomi Plumptre said she turned down a 60K job for one that paid far lesser and gained valuable training on the job. Did you do same and would you encourage others to choose a valuable job over a better paying job?
Rummenigge denies Bayern bid for Espanyol star Roca
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Rummenigge denies Bayern bid for Espanyol star Roca

The club's chief executive says there's been no contact with the La Liga side over the midfielder Marc Roca has a release clause in his contract but Bayern Munich have not made an offer to Espanyol, according to the Bundesliga champions' chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. Midfielder Roca was a key part of the Spain side that triumphed at the European Under-21 Championship. He has been linked with leaving Espanyol following the tournament and Bayern have reportedly made an offer for the 22-year-old, having missed out on initial target Rodri.
VAR will cause controversy but we won’t overuse it, says Premier League chief
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VAR will cause controversy but we won’t overuse it, says Premier League chief

Technology has split the world of football down the middle, but English referees will allegedly use it sparingly Interim Premier League chief executive Richard Masters is confident that the introduction of VAR in the 2019-20 season will have a minimal impact on the pace of matches as large groups of fans remain sceptical of the new technology. Video Assistant Referees have been busy across the summer, overseeing contentious decisions in the Nations League, the Africa Cup of Nations and the Women's World Cup, while the 2018-19 Champions League round of 16 saw it make its debut in European competition. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino likened VAR to a 'car crash' following decisions that went against Spurs, but Masters, after two years of preparing, says that referees in the Eng...
We will see what Boateng wants to do’ – Sassuolo president says midfielder will not stay with Barca
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We will see what Boateng wants to do’ – Sassuolo president says midfielder will not stay with Barca

The executive had said that he thought the Ghana international would make his Camp Nou switch permanent, but now he's back with the team Kevin-Prince Boateng is still a Sassuolo player, despite the Serie A club’s president recently saying he was likely to be bought by Barcelona following a stint with the Spanish side. Sassuolo's Giovanni Carnevali had said that Barca were set to trigger the clause in the loan deal that brought the Ghana international to Camp Nou in January allowing a permanent transfer for €8m. That clause has now expired and Carnevali said that the situation has changed since the original interview took place.
Corruption Thrives In The Executive Too, Secondus Replies Buhari
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Corruption Thrives In The Executive Too, Secondus Replies Buhari

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, on Thursday, alleged that monumental corruption was going on in the executive arm of government under President Muhammadu Buhari. Secondus made his position known in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja by his media aide, Ike Abonyi. He was responding to a statement credited to Buhari on the former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen, when the President was hosting some Yoruba leaders at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said it was worrisome that while Buhari ceaselessly berated the judiciary, he turned blind eyes to the alleged monumental corruption in the executive arm. He said Buhari’s disdain for the judiciary was becoming dangerous and antithetical to democratic norms. ...
5-year old Autistic boy dies after doctors gave him ten times the standard dose of insulin
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5-year old Autistic boy dies after doctors gave him ten times the standard dose of insulin

Shay Turner, an autistic five-year-old boy has died after doctors gave him ten times the correct dose of insulin after misdiagnosing him with diabetes.   According to his parents, he was rushed to Rotherham General Hospital last but died a few days later when he suffered a catastrophic brain injury.  His parents, Laura, 28, and Martyn, 29, claim that doctors misdiagnosed his sepsis as diabetes so gave him a huge amount of insulin by mistake.   The couple have now launched a crowdfunding appeal to raise £12,000 to pay for solicitors to represent them at Shay's inquest in October. Ms Turner, an advertising executive, said: 'There are two major failings that we need answers to - the overdose of insulin and what effect that had on him and the missed sepsis. So far nobody...
CAF President, Ahmad Arrested in France
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CAF President, Ahmad Arrested in France

The police in France have reportedly arrested the President of Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad. Ahmad was arrested in Paris, capital of France, on Thursday, according to The Nation. The newspaper quoted @jeune_afrique as saying that Ahmad was arrested at a hotel in Paris, where he was staying to attend the FIFA Congress. It’s unclear why the Magdagalsy was arrested by police but the last few days have been very controversial for the African football body he is in charge of. Less than 24 hours ago, CAF’s executive committee decided to order a replay of the second leg of the CAF Champions league final which ended prematurely last Friday in Tunis.
De Gea in Shocking Move to PSG after Buffon’s Departure
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De Gea in Shocking Move to PSG after Buffon’s Departure

Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea could leave Old Trafford for Paris Saint-Germain after the French Ligue 1 champions announced the departure of veteran goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon on Wednesday. DAILY POST had reported that PSG made the announced in a statement posted on the club’s official website that Buffon will leave the club after his contract expires at the end of this month (June). The statement reads: “Following joint discussions, Paris Saint-Germain and Gianluigi Buffon have agreed to not renew the legendary goalkeeper’s contract which expires on 30 June 2019.” However, The Times is now reporting that PSG are ready to make a bid for De Gea as Buffon’s replacement at the club. De Gea, has already decided to leave Old T...
Why Hazard Hasn’t Completed Move from Chelsea to Real Madrid
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Why Hazard Hasn’t Completed Move from Chelsea to Real Madrid

Eden Hazard is yet to complete his dream move to Real Madrid because Chelsea are playing hardball with the La Liga giants, the Evening Standard reports. The Blues are refusing to lower their £100million-plus valuation for the player, who has one year left on his deal. Real had been hopeful of completing Hazard’s signing this week, but talks between the two parties in London this week failed to yield a breakthrough. Real Madrid chief executive, Jose Angel Sanchez has now returned to Madrid empty handed after face-to-face negotiations with members of the Chelsea hierarchy. Hazard’s advisors are said to be mildly concerned about the move, with fears his future is in limbo, after he publicly declared his time at Stamford Bridge ...
What Buhari, APC Have Done To Nigeria – Timi Frank
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What Buhari, APC Have Done To Nigeria – Timi Frank

A political activist and former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Sunday, accused General Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party of ‘Nazifying’ Nigeria with deepening poverty. Frank said this in a statement on Sunday in reaction to a report by The Economist Magazine that Nigerians have become the poorest citizens of a country in the whole world, under President Muhammadu Buhari’s first term in office. He lamented what he called the gradual extermination of Nigerians through poverty is an incontrovertible fact that the present government has refused to acknowledge. “The reality on our streets speaks to that of a failed country. But the agony and irony of this precarious situation is that General Buhari and his boot lic...
Man United Orders Lukaku To Quit The Club
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Man United Orders Lukaku To Quit The Club

Manchester United have told their Belgian striker, Romelu Lukaku that he can leave the club, according to The Sun, UK. Lukaku has been heavily tipped to leave Old Trafford this summer as part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s drastic squad overhaul. Lukaku, according to the newspaper, was informed by club chiefs he can leave Old Trafford after they held showdown talks on Wednesday. The Belgian international spoke to club officials regarding his future after he returned from an end of season holiday in America. Manchester United’s officials told the player he would be allowed to leave this summer – but only for a substantial fee. Italian giants, Inter Milan and Juventus are both interested in the former Everton star but United vice Chief Executive, Ed Woodward wants a deal worth just...

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