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European champions Italy and Portugal could meet for a place at the 2022 World Cup after being drawn in the same play-off path on Friday. The Azzurri and Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal both finished second in their qualifying groups. Italy will host North Macedonia in the play-off semi final in March, with Turkey visiting Portugal, before […]

The National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has called on its members not to drink or use telephones while driving as this could lead to road accidents or deaths which are usually on the rise at the end of the year. President of the union, Alhaji Tajudeen Baruwa, said this during a nationwide tour […]

The United States will restrict travel from South Africa and seven other southern African countries to try to contain a new coronavirus variant spreading there. From Monday, only US citizens and residents will be allowed to travel from the region. This follows a similar flight ban imposed by the EU and the UK. Canada is […]

Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has lifted the ban on mobile telecommunication network in the state. Matawalle made the announcement at the state congress of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Gusau on Saturday. The Governor said the Nigerian Communication Communication (NCC) would release all the networks by Monday. He said his administration was satisfied with the […]

Adele’s new album, 30 has shot to number one, overtaking Abba to become the fastest-selling album of the year so far. Its 261,000 first-week chart sales mean it sped past the Swedish pop group’s comeback album Voyage, which opened with 204,000 sales. However, Adele’s sales figures are significantly lower than those of her previous album […]

Global music chart, Billboard, have revealed their list of 10 greatest artists of all time. The Beatles, an English rock band, sits right at the top of the Billboard‘s Greatest of All-Time Hot 100 Artists list. Madonna, with 38 Hot 100 top 10s, the most among women, is ranked number 2 on the list. She […]

Scientists in South Africa say they have detected a new Covid-19 variant with multiple mutations, blaming it for a surge in infection numbers. Virologist, Tulio de Oliveira, told a news conference that “unfortunately we have detected a new variant which is a reason for concern in South Africa.” Oliveira said the variant, which goes by […]

Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers has extended the 14-day ultimatum earlier given to the Federal Government by seven days. In a statement issued by the union’s General Secretary, Mr Afolabi Olawale, on Thursday in Lagos, NUPENG had, on November 15, issued the 14-day ultimatum to embark on a nationwide strike due to […]

The 2021 edition of Bet9ja/Lagos SWAN Cup will kick off on the 3rd of December at Legacy Pitch, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos.  The Lagos State Chapter of the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (Lagos SWAN) Boss, Debo Oshundun disclosed this at a media parley held in Lagos on Thursday while unveiling leading sports betting brand, […]

Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Garba Baba Umar, has been elected Vice President (Africa) and Executive Committee Member of the International Criminal Police Organization (ICPO) – INTERPOL. AIG Garba, who formerly heads INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) in Nigeria, was elected today in Turkey at 89th INTERPOL General Assembly currently holding at the Halic […]

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