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Wife of former Hillsong Pastor who was sacked for sexual abuse, suffering from PTSD and depression
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Wife of former Hillsong Pastor who was sacked for sexual abuse, suffering from PTSD and depression

Laura Lentz, wife of disgraced former Hillsong pastor Carl Lentz has said that she is suffering from PTSD and depression. Her 43-year-old husband Carl was fired from the evangelical megachurch last November. At the time, the celebrity pastor who baptized Justin Bieber admitted he had been unfaithful to Laura, to whom he has been married since 2003. Laura who also worked at Hillsong, was similarly fired from the megachurch. Amid scandals surrounding the couple, including sexual abuse allegations levelled against her famous husband, 43-year-old Laura penned an emotional Instagram post on Thursday claiming she is experiencing anxiety and depression She wrote; “It may not mean much to you but this past year was a doozy for our family. “I have ...
I hope we have changed the page this time – Ronaldo reacts to 3-0 win over Spurs
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I hope we have changed the page this time – Ronaldo reacts to 3-0 win over Spurs

Manchester United forward, Cristiano Ronaldo is optimistic they have turned the corner following a 3-0 win at Tottenham on Saturday. The victory came on the back of a 5-0 demolition in the hands of Liverpool last weekend, a result that heaped more pressure on manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Against Spurs, Ronaldo opened the scoring with a sensational volley before setting up Edinson Cavani for the second goal. Marcus Rashford grabbed the third goal to seal an emphatic win. “We didn’t expect the last two results in the Premier League. But I hope this time we have changed the page,” Ronaldo told Sky Sports. United face Atalanta in the Champions League game on Tuesday, before hosting Manchester City on Saturday. Ronaldo, however, indicated the manager was not the only man un...
Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Iniesta predicts El Clasico this weekend
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Barcelona vs Real Madrid: Iniesta predicts El Clasico this weekend

Former Barcelona midfielder, Andres Iniesta, has said the Catalans “have the team to win the Clasico and LaLiga”. A poor start to this campaign sees Ronald Koeman’s team sit in seventh place in the league and rock bottom of their Champions League group. Ahead of this weekend’s El Clasico at the Nou Camp, Barca defeated Valencia 3-1 in LaLiga, to move points behind Real Madrid. The team has been buoyed by the returns from injury of Ansu Fati and Sergio Aguero, as well as the performances of youngsters such as Gavi. “I think Barca fans are always optimistic, even more so for the Clasico. “They will be looking forward to the game, their team playing well and winning. “Barca have the team to win the Clasico and LaLiga. I hope they play well and get the three points,” Iniest...
BBNaija: Liquorose names housemates to emerge first, second, third, others
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BBNaija: Liquorose names housemates to emerge first, second, third, others

Big Brother Naija season 6 housemate, Liquorose has said that she is optimistic she will be the one to win the 90 million grand prize. Liquorose said this during his diary session with Biggie on Tuesday. She noted that after she wins WhiteMoney will be the first runner up, Cross will be the second, Pere 3rd while Emmanuel and Angel will be the 4th and 5th respectively. ”I strongly believe that I will be the winner for this seasons show having made it this far. I’m sure there’s something that I’m doing that’s keeping the viewers out there entertained. ”However, if I win WhiteMoney will be the first runner up, Cross will be the second, Pere 3rd while Emmanuel and Angel will be the 4th and 5th respectively,” she said.
BBNaija: Angel reveals plans as she escapes eviction
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BBNaija: Angel reveals plans as she escapes eviction

Big Brother Naija, BBNaija season 6 housemate, Angel has expressed shock over Sunday night eviction show. The Sunday live eviction show saw Yousef and Saskay evicted from the house. This came as a shock to Angel who thought she would have been evicted last night. Speaking to Queen, the 21-year-old BBNaija housemate, said her escape from eviction has encouraged her and made her optimistic about her stay in the house. She disclosed that henceforth, she’ll not have a nonchalant attitude during head of house games but would give her best. Angel said: “I can’t believe people voted for me, I’m encouraged and optimistic from now on. “My dad is doing a good PR job, because I’m surprised people voted for me. “Everyone should watch out for me tomorrow during Aren...
Christensen drops Chelsea contract hint as he enters final year of current deal
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Christensen drops Chelsea contract hint as he enters final year of current deal

The Danish defender is only tied to terms at Stamford Bridge through to the summer of 2022, but an extension could be on the cards Andreas Christensen has hinted that his time at Chelsea could be extended beyond the summer of 2022, with the Danish defender optimistic his contract situation "looks good". As things stand, the 25-year-old is due to become a free agent next summer when his current deal expires. However, Christensen is in favour under Thomas Tuchel and talks are being held regarding fresh terms for a man enjoying being in the trophy hunt with the Champions League winners.
Mazatlan could sign Messi and Ronaldo, claims president
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Mazatlan could sign Messi and Ronaldo, claims president

The club chief posted a survey on Twitter asking if they should target the Argentina star Mazatlan president Ricardo Salinas Pliego says Liga MX side could sign both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. Teams are on alert as Messi has become available after Barcelona confirmed he will not sign a new deal and although Paris Saint-Germain have emerged as the favourites to land him, the Mexican side's chief is optimistic. The president posted a poll on Twitter asking fans if his side should go after Messi or former player-turned-politician Cuauhtemoc Blanco this summer.
I’ll be Surprised if D’Tigers don’t Win Olympic Medal – Udezue
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I’ll be Surprised if D’Tigers don’t Win Olympic Medal – Udezue

Retired Nigerian basketball player Ugo Udeze has backed D’Tigers and D’Tigress to win medals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, saying anything short “will be a surprise.” Udezue left his lucrative job as an NBA agent to found AFA Sports, a Nigerian company engaged in the design, manufacturing and sales of athletic and leisure footwear, apparel and accessories, which is the official apparel of Team Nigeria at the Games. The men’s team, ranked 22 in the world, has been electrifying in the last few days, beating world and Olympic champions USA and world No.4 Argentina in pre-Olympic friendlies he is convinced that with the quality of players in Mike Brown’s side, they were capable of holding their own against the best in Tokyo. The former Nigeria international is also optimistic the women...
Caf Champions League: Kaizer Chiefs are covered ‘with or without Baxter’ vs Al Ahly – club
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Caf Champions League: Kaizer Chiefs are covered ‘with or without Baxter’ vs Al Ahly – club

The tactician was appointed to coach Amakhosi on June 9 after the exit of Gavin Hunt, but has not yet secured his work permit PSL heavyweights Kaizer Chiefs are still optimistic about securing Stuart Baxter's work permit in order for him to be on the bench when they take on Al Ahly in the Caf Champions League final next weekend. Amakhosi announced the return of the 67-year-old on June 9, two weeks after axing Gavin Hunt. He signed a two-year contract with an option to extend it by a further two years, with Arthur Zwane and Dillon Sheppard, who were interim co-coaches after being part of Hunt's backroom staff, serving as his assistants.
Latest Update on Messi’s new Contract with Barcelona revealed
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Latest Update on Messi’s new Contract with Barcelona revealed

Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, will sign a new contract with the club soon. Football transfer expert, Fabrizio Romano, confirmed this, saying Messi will sign a new two-year contract with Barcelona that will see him remain at Camp Nou until 2023. According to him, Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, is optimistic the Argentine captain will sign a new contract, adding that the player’s agent has met with the LaLiga giants. Messi’s current contract with Barcelona will expire June 30, with a final decision yet to be made over his future. Romano, who disclosed this on The Here We Go Podcast, said: “Barcelona has always been confident. I have said many times on the podcast, President Laporta has always been convinced that Leo is going to sign the new contract, so it is just a ma...
Messi Could Leave Barcelona over wage bill
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Messi Could Leave Barcelona over wage bill

  LaLiga president, Javier Tebas, has warned Barcelona they might not be able to register Lionel Messi next season, if they don’t reduce their wage bill. Messi’s deal expires June 30, with a final decision yet to be made over his future. Barca president, Joan Laporta, is optimistic the cub’s captain will sign new terms at Camp Nou. But Tebas has said the Catalans must ensure they remain within the league-imposed salary cap. “Barcelona have exceeded their wage cap,” Tebas said on Monday. “I hope they can keep Messi, but to do so, they will have to make cuts elsewhere.” Before the outbreak of COVID-19, Barcelona had the largest cap in Spain’s top flight in 2019/2020 at €671 million. However, LaLiga’s new limit for the 2020/2021 season was €382.7m....
Barcelona want Messi Contract decision ‘as Soon as Possible’
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Barcelona want Messi Contract decision ‘as Soon as Possible’

  Barcelona president, Joan Laporta, wants Lionel Messi to make his contract call “as soon as possible”. Laporta also said Sergio Aguero who joined as a free agent this summer, is “helping” talk his compatriot into penning fresh terms. Messi himself will be a free agent at the end of June, but an extended stay at Barcelona is also being mooted. Laporta remains optimistic but does want a decision, telling La Vanguardia: “I would like Messi to tell us ‘yes’ as soon as possible. He would help us in every way.” He added: “Aguero is helping. He is telling him every day to stay.” Laporta went on to say that he is “in communication with [Messi] every other day”. The Barca president also claims to have been encouraged by the attitude of Messi during talks, adding: “He is...
Transfer: Alex Ferguson Gives Verdict on Man Utd’s target, Sancho
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Transfer: Alex Ferguson Gives Verdict on Man Utd’s target, Sancho

  Former Manchester United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson, has given his verdict on the club’s transfer target, Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho. Man United and Dortmund are stepping up talks over Sancho, with the German club having reduced their asking price to £77 million. Both clubs are optimistic that a deal will be completed and the 21-year-old has already verbally agreed to personal terms with the Red Devils. Manchester United spent most of last summer trying to prise the England international away from Dortmund, but the Bundesliga giants refused to budge on their €120m (£103m) asking price. Twelve months later and Sancho is once again Manchester United’s top target, though this time there is growing confidence a deal will be agreed before the end of Euro 2020. “I think a ...
Messi Hopeful of Winning LaLiga title After Copa del Rey Success
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Messi Hopeful of Winning LaLiga title After Copa del Rey Success

  Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, is optimistic of his side’s chances of winning the LaLiga title this season. The Catalans won their first trophy of this season, beating Athletic Bilbao 4-0 in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday. Messi is now eyeing the league crown, with only two points separating Atletico Madrid, Real Madrid and Barca at the top of the table with eight games to go. “It was a difficult year for us so to be able to celebrate this trophy and now to go for La Liga is really important. “More than anything, it’s been a different year for us, a transition year, with a lot of young players coming in. “[Now] the team’s getting stronger. We’ve won this trophy and there’s still a long way to go in La Liga. A lot’s going to happen between now and the end ...
Barcelona Can Still Win Title – Koeman insists after 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid
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Barcelona Can Still Win Title – Koeman insists after 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid

  Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman, has insisted they can still win the LaLiga title this season, despite a 2-1 defeat to Real Madrid on Saturday. Karim Benzema and Toni Kroos gave Los Blancos the lead, before Mingueza pulled one back for Koeman’s men. Barca were denied a late penalty, as Real clinched the maximum points in the title race. The result saw Zinedine Zidane’s men go top with 66 points, ahead of rivals Atletico Madrid. Barcelona remain third with 65 points with eight matches left. “I am [still] really optimistic,” Koeman said of Barca’s title hopes. “We’ve shown that we are fighting. We have lost to a rival also fighting for the league, but there are [eight] games to go and every match for the top three will be tough.”
Pirlo Opens up on Ronaldo’s Future at Juventus
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Pirlo Opens up on Ronaldo’s Future at Juventus

  Juventus boss, Andrea Pirlo has opened up on Cristiano Ronaldo’s future in Turin. The Bianconeri manager said that the former Real Madrid star will remain with the Italian giants and honour the final year of his current contract. Pirlo remains optimistic Ronaldo will be at Juventus next season despite speculation linking the 5 times ballon d’Or winner with a return to Real Madrid “We aren’t thinking about it, he has one year left in his contract and we are happy he can continue playing for us,” Pirlo told reporters when asked about the Portuguese future. “We are focused on this season and we want to conclude it best way possible. “He’s having a great season and last year he had a truly great campaign.”
Wenger Names Three Players That are Future of Arsenal
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Wenger Names Three Players That are Future of Arsenal

  Legendary Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has named the three players at the club that fill him with hope for the future. They are Bukayo Saka, Emile Smith Rowe and Gabriel Martinelli. Wenger spent over two decades in charge of the club and oversaw the developments of many young players during that time. But after leaving in 2018, Arsenal’s academy has continued to produce stars and Wenger has high hopes for the current crop. Saka and Smith Rowe have become key players under Mikel Arteta this season. And Gabriel Martinelli, though not strictly an academy graduate, has impressed when he has had a chance. “They [Smith Rowe and Saka] already were there when I was there a few years ago. “We always had a good youth system, with good young players. It’s good to...
Kane ‘Optimistic’ Of Quick Return From Injury, Says Mourinho
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Kane ‘Optimistic’ Of Quick Return From Injury, Says Mourinho

Harry Kane is “optimistic” he can return from his latest injury setback in just two weeks, according to Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho. The Spurs striker was sorely missed during Sunday’s dismal 1-0 defeat at lowly Brighton after damaging both ankles in last week’s 3-1 loss to champions Liverpool. The England captain has undergone scans and, according to his manager, is upbeat about a swift recovery. He will almost certainly miss home games against Chelsea and West Brom, as well as the FA Cup fifth-round trip to Everton, but could be back to face Premier League leaders Manchester City on February 13. “The news is pretty good news,” Mourinho told club media. “After Liverpool, no idea. Then the next day we were thinking about three weeks, something like that. “I do not want ...
‘Football Is Closer To Coming Back’, Says Klopp As Liverpool Return To Work
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‘Football Is Closer To Coming Back’, Says Klopp As Liverpool Return To Work

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is optimistic about the chances of completing the Premier League season as the champions-elect returned to training in small groups on Wednesday. Klopp’s side were just two wins away from ending a 30-year wait to win the title when the English top-flight was shutdown more than two months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic. Six positive cases of COVID-19 were detected in the Premier League’s first round of 748 tests of players and staff ahead of a return to socially distanced training this week. At the start of the outbreak, Klopp accepted football should be suspended if it would help save even one life. But the German believes it is now safe for players to return to phase one of training. “I always said we don’t want to rush anything, but ...
Why no government delegation at 6th-yr anniversary of Chibok Girls abduction ― Buhari
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Why no government delegation at 6th-yr anniversary of Chibok Girls abduction ― Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the ongoing restriction of movements to curb the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic was responsible for the absence of government delegation at the 6th year anniversary of the abduction of Chibok girls. Extending his good wishes to the people of Chibok, Borno State, as they hold prayers and thanksgiving services to mark the sixth anniversary of the kidnapping of their daughters by Boko Haram terrorist group, the President reassured them that the government will not abandon them. The President in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu in Abuja regretted that the current COVID-19 pandemic, with restrictions on movement, makes it impossible for any government delegation to be with ...
Coronavirus: I’m negative – Dangote confirms
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Coronavirus: I’m negative – Dangote confirms

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has disclosed that he tested negative for Coronavirus (COVID–19). The billionaire disclosed this on his verified Twitter handle on Sunday. The post reads: “The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly disrupted modern society, affecting our collective health and well-being. “As a global citizen and business leader, I took the COVID-19 test and the result came back NEGATIVE.” Dangote further announced that he is leading a Coalition Against COVID-19 with other private sector leaders to support Government initiatives in the fight against COVID-19. “We are in this together, and I am optimistic we will overcome,” he added. The Nigerian Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, on Saturday confirmed eight new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria; 2 in FCT, 4 in ...
Liverpool Fans Optimistic About Winning The Champions League After Napoli Defeat
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Liverpool Fans Optimistic About Winning The Champions League After Napoli Defeat

Liverpool fans agree with Ancelotti as they are ready for history to repeat itself and retain the Champions League crown this season. Dries Mertens fired Napoli into the lead late into the second half after Andy Robertson fouled Jose Callejon and Ancelotti's men were awarded a controversial penalty. Napoli would double their advantage after ex-Tottenham Hotspur forward Fernando Llorente pounced on a Virgil van Dijk error in stoppage time and slotted the ball past Adrian. The Liverpool shot-stopper also received praise early in the second half when he pulled off a superb one-handed save to deny Mertens. Klopp admitted that the defeat "hurt" due to the "opportunities" that Liverpool didn't take full advantage of in the match. The German head coach told BT Sport: "It was an o...
Chelsea optimistic over Hudson-Odoi extension
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Chelsea optimistic over Hudson-Odoi extension

Chelsea are optimistic about agreeing a deal with Callum Hudson-Odoi on a new contract. The young winger is currently out with an Achilles injury, but it has not stopped the likes of Bayern Munich from continuing their interest in signing him. Hudson-Odoi wanted to leave the club in January, but the Blues rejected a set of offers from Bayern. With Frank Lampard said to take over as manager, his desire to play young players is said to appeal to Odoi. Goal says the Blues are confident the player will sign a new five-year deal worth £100,000-a-week in the coming weeks.  
Sanchez suffers ankle injury in Chile’s win over Ecuador
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Sanchez suffers ankle injury in Chile’s win over Ecuador

Coach Reinaldo Rueda confirmed the forward had suffered an injury but remains optimistic over his status Alexis Sanchez suffered an ankle injury during Chile's win over Ecuador at the Copa America, coach Reinaldo Rueda confirmed. Sanchez scored a 51st-minute winner to send the two-time defending champions into the quarter-finals courtesy of a 2-1 victory on Friday. Chile opened the scoring through Jose Pedro Fuenzalida, who fired in the eighth minute to give the defending Copa America champions the lead.
Why we Amended Police Act after 100 years – Senator Kaura
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Why we Amended Police Act after 100 years – Senator Kaura

Chairman of Senate Committee on Police Affairs, Senator Tijjani Kaura, has given reasons for the amendment of Nigeria Police Act which existed for over a hundred years as obsolete and ineffectual. Addressing a press conference on Wednesday after plenary, Kaura said the amendment, the first of its kind has reformed the Police in a manner that would make them effective policing across the nation. Part of the major highlight, he noted, was to make the Police civil and people-centred, saying that the Police ought to protect the people rather than being against the people as it were. “Senate passed Police Act after 100 years. This is the first time the act received attention and just last week, public hearing on the Nigeria Police A...
Kidnappers Face Stiffer Penalty in New Police Laws
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Kidnappers Face Stiffer Penalty in New Police Laws

Senate on Wednesday approved a stiffer penalty of Five Million or five years jail term or both for criminals who kidnap or abduct any person within the territory of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The approval which reflected in clause 103 of the Nigeria Police Act followed a suggestion to that effect by Senator Jibrin Barau representing Kano North Senatorial district. Jibrin Barau reasoned that the trauma experienced by kidnap victims was nothing near any penalty meted against kidnappers by the law of the land, saying that the penalty was appropriate to serve as deterrents. “Mr. President, distinguished colleagues, I want to recommend or suggest five million penalty or five years imprisonment or both. ” “You can imagine wh...
NCC set to drive broadband penetration to 70 per-cent
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NCC set to drive broadband penetration to 70 per-cent

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has expressed its preparedness to drive the process of attaining 70 per-cent broadband penetration in the next couple of years. Prof. Umar Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC in a statement on Sunday in Abuja, said that the commission would attain the 70 per cent if it was set as the new target by the Federal Government. The statement said he said this while delivering a goodwill message at an investment summit tagged “KADINVEST 4.0’’, organised by the Kaduna State Government. He said that he was optimistic about the commission’s commitment toward taking the broadband penetration to the next level. “When I was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, broadband penetration was only 8.5 per cent. “It has now risen ...
APC under marketed in Anambra, says state chairman
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APC under marketed in Anambra, says state chairman

Addressing reporters in Awka yesterday, Ejidike, who recently took over the leadership of APC in Anambra State, observed that APC-controlled federal government had executed a number of projects  in the state which were enough to earn it electoral victory, but regretted that the electorate were kept in the dark about these projects. Among the projects listed by the chairman include the ongoing 2nd Niger Bridge, the Enugu-Onitsha expressway, the Oba-Nnewi-Okigwe road, as well as the school feeding programme and youth empowerment in which a large number of Anambra youths had benefited from. He said: “It is the party’s intention to show the people what the federal government has been doing in Anambra State in terms of infrastructural development. That is why we want to conduct a tour of ...
“I Am Going To Be The Winner”, Says Buhari As He Votes
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“I Am Going To Be The Winner”, Says Buhari As He Votes

Nigeria’s incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari, has said he will be the winner of the presidential elections after he cast his vote at his polling unit. The president and his wife, Aisha Buhari, voted at the Sarkin Yara Ward A, Kofa Baru polling unit (03), Gidan Niyam in Daura local government area of Katsina State. Buhari said he was hopeful over the outcome of the exercise. “Very hopeful indeed!” he retorted as he was swarmed by reporters. Buhari, when asked if he will accept defeat and congratulate the winner if he loses, bullishly responded: “I will congratulate myself, I am going to be the winner.” Buhari, who seeks reelection as president of Nigeria, arrived Daura, Katsina State yesterday from Abuja. The president arrived for accreditation around 8:00 am wearing a ...
UBA Approves Financial Accounts, Set for Dividend Declaration
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UBA Approves Financial Accounts, Set for Dividend Declaration

Shareholders of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc are expecting the announcement of a final dividend for the 2018 financial year. This followed the approval of the bank’s financial statements for the year ended December 31, 2018. In a notification to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), UBA said its Board of Directors last Monday approved its financial statements and payment of dividend to shareholders, subject to the approval of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). “We shall provide the details of the results and dividend payments as well as related corporate actions to the Exchange upon the approval of the accounts by the CBN,” the bank said in the notification signed by Group Company Secretary, Mr. Bili Odum. Market operators and shareholders are highly optimistic that UBA will ...
2019: Atiku Sends New Year Message To Nigerians
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2019: Atiku Sends New Year Message To Nigerians

The 2019 presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has sent a new year message to the people of Nigeria. In the statement personally signed by Alh. Atiku and made available to Naija News on Monday, he urged Nigerians to be optimistic of a better 2019 despite the challenges experienced in 2018. In his message, the former Vice President, urged Nigerians to see 2019 as a fresh start and ensure they take action to fill it with hope and good things. Read his full statement below: My dear fellow citizens, As 2018 comes to an end and 2019 beckons, on behalf of my family and I, let me wish you and your family a very happy New Year in advance. In 2018, we became the world headquarters for extreme poverty, however, I am convinced that in 2019...
2020 National Sports Festival
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2020 National Sports Festival

The curtains for the 19th National Sports Festival will be drawn today after 10 days of tough competitions among over 8,000 athletes and once again Team Delta came tops with over a 100 gold medals. Before the Festival torch is extinguished today, the Sports Ministry will handvover the flag to the host of the 2020 edition who is expected to be announced today. Already four prospective hosts have put in their bids, according to the Minister of Youth and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung. Surprisingly, Cross River state which delayed the festival by six years is one of those bidding to host it. One is tempted to ask why Cross River thinks Nigerians and especially the owners of the festival, the sports ministry, would trust them to be ready to host after what they put Nigerian athletes thro...
Tiwa Savage And Wizkid Are Free To Date As Adults – Korede Bello
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Tiwa Savage And Wizkid Are Free To Date As Adults – Korede Bello

Mavin Records Singer Korede Bello, has given his opinion on the dating rumour between Tiwa Savage and Wizkid and according to him, it doesn’t matter if it’s real or not as they duo are adults and are responsible for whatever happens to them. In a recent chat with a radio station, the Godwin singer said both Tiwa Savage and Wizkid were two consenting adults and there was no need for anyone to get emotional about the video. He stated: “I don’t mind the free publicity I get from the video based on association (the same record company) with Tiwa Savage. To be honest with you, they are two consenting adults and they are entertainers. They are in the show business and it doesn’t matter if it (their romance) is real or not. They are getting the numbers; the video had over one million ...
Anyansi-Agwu Charges Enyimba To Stun Raja In Casablanca
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Anyansi-Agwu Charges Enyimba To Stun Raja In Casablanca

Chairman of Enyimba Football Club, Chief Felix Anyansi-Agwu has charged the former African Champions to remain optimistic about the chances of defying all odds to overturn their semifinal first leg loss and book a place in the final of this season’s CAF Confederation Cup. Anyansi Agwu The People’s Elephant will have all to play for in the second installment of the last four tie following a shock 0-1 loss to Moroccan heavyweights, Raja Athletic Club in Aba earlier this month. In a meeting held with players and officials of the team in Aba, Anyansi-Agwu charged the group to not write themselves off as nothing can be said to have been won or lost until the conclusion of the second leg in Casablanca. The NFF executive committee member noted that a turn around in the tie would caus...
We’ll Be Aggressive Against Libya In Sfax – Samuel Kalu
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We’ll Be Aggressive Against Libya In Sfax – Samuel Kalu

  Super Eagles winger, Samuel Kalu says he’s optimistic the team will pick the maximum point in Sfax against Libya in the reverse fixture of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. Samuel Kalu Nigeria defeated Libya 4-0 on Saturday to move second on the table, one point behind leaders, South Africa that walloped Seychelles 6-0. Kalu, who scored a beautiful goal in Nigeria’s win over Libya, reiterated that the team is ready to pick back-to-back win on Tuesday. “We are definitely going into that match with a mindset of getting all three points. We will approach the match with the same aggressive way like we did in Uyo. It’s not going to be easy because the Libyans want to respond to their heavy loss, but am confident we will get the right result.’
Minimum Wage: NLC Optimistic Of Payment Before End Of 2018
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Minimum Wage: NLC Optimistic Of Payment Before End Of 2018

Mr Peter Ozo-Esan, General Secretary, Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has assured Nigerians workers of the payment of the reviewed minimum wage before the end of 2018. Ozo-Esan gave this assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. According to him, in spite of the delay caused by the Sallah break, the tripartite committee involved with the review of the wage will conclude its work on Sept. 4th and 5th. “We believe that the initial expectation that by September a new minimum wage should come on board, we think that the government still should be able to deliver that to Nigerians. “Nigerian workers will continue to demand that from the government and as soon as this report is submitted government should do the needful before the National A...
I Was Elected for Edo People Not Political Leaders — Obaseki
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I Was Elected for Edo People Not Political Leaders — Obaseki

Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo has said that he was elected to serve the people of the state and not political leaders. Obaseki said this on Friday during the second anniversary thanksgiving of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Christian Prayer Contact Committee. Obaseki He was represented by the Secretary to Edo State Government, Mr Osarodion Ogie. Obaseki said: “We can’t share the money and still meet up with our electoral promises to the people of the state. “Our focus is on Edo people, developing the state and making life better for the overall well-being of Edo people. “My administration has done well by fulfilling my electioneering promises; We have built institutions and restored law and order in the state. “We are not owing our civil servants; we will pay August sala...

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