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  1. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Wole Soyinka centre apologises to VP Osinbajo, retracts statement – TODAY

    The Wole Soyinka Centre for Investigative Journalism (WSCIJ) on Tuesday apologised to Nigerians and has accepted that the Vice President was right. The Centre said the Vice President pulled out of the award for reasons which he subsequently cited in a press statement on Monday.... Read more...
  2. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports UEFA to put one million Euro 2020 tickets on sale in December – TODAY

    One million tickets for Euro 2020 will go on sale to supporters in December, UEFA confirmed on Saturday ahead of the draw for the tournament in Bucharest. While the format of the tournament, with 12 cities across the continent hosting matches, has come in for criticism, UEFA reported “very …...
  3. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Air Peace’s Allen Onyema dissociates self from human rights suit – TODAY

    The embattled boss of Nigerian airline Allen Onyema has dissociated himself from a human rights suit filed on his behalf by an Abuja lawyer. The lawyer, Johnmary Jideobi, filed the suit after Air Peace boss was indicted in the United States for alleged bank fraud and money laundering...
  4. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Raheem Sterling wants Pep Guardiola extension before signing £450,000 deal – TODAY

    Raheem Sterling is seeking assurances from Manchester City that boss Pep Guardiola is staying for the long run as the City star ponders over signing a new mega-money deal with the Premier League champions. City are looking to tie Sterling down to a new deal just 12 months since … read more...
  5. Nigeria Business News

    Business Air Peace signs $212.6 million Embraer pact – TODAY

    Air Peace has signed a contract for the purchase of three additional Embraer 195-E2s regional jets valued at $212.6 million. The deal, according the airline’s spokesman, Kingsley Olisa, is a confirmation purchase rights from the original agreement signed with the Brazilian aircraft...
  6. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports PSG’s Leonardo fires a shot at Real Madrid over Kylian Mbappé comments – TODAY

    Paris Saint-Germain’s Kylian Mbappé is one of the best young footballers in the world who Real Madrid would very much like to sign next summer. It’s already been reported that PSG has offered the Frenchman a contract extension to counter Madrid’s transfer war chest that could reach €400...
  7. Nigeria Business News

    Business Total planning to sell stake in major oil block in Niger Delta – TODAY

    Total is seeking to sell its 12.5 per cent stake in a major deepwater oilfield off the coast of Nigeria, industry and banking sources have said. The plan is reportedly an effort to adjust the energy company’s Africa portfolio amid a broad expansion.... Read more via TODAY –...
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Kidnapping is business, impossible to end – Rivers governor – TODAY

    Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state, says it is impossible to put an end to kidnapping in the country because it has become a business. Wike said this on Monday when he received a delegation of Rotary International District 9141 in his office in Port Harcourt.... Read more via TODAY –...
  9. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports FIFA U17: Golden Eaglets lose final group game to Australia — in pictures – TODAY

    Golden Eaglets of Nigeria lost 2-1 o Australia in their final Group B game at the FIFA U-17 World Cup on Friday night in Brazil. Noah Botic finished off a fine team move in the 13th minute to break the deadlock at the Estadio Bezerrao before Peter Olawale equalizes … read more via TODAY –...
  10. Nigeria World News

    World Argentina gets new president amid economic crisis – TODAY

    Centre-left opposition candidate Alberto Fernández has been elected president of Argentina in a vote dominated by economic concerns. Fernández secured more than the 45% of the vote needed to win, beating conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri.... Read more via TODAY –
  11. Nigeria Business News

    Business Stress test: Nigerian banking sector remain strong – central bank governor – TODAY

    The Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Mr Godwin Emefiele on Sunday said that the Nigerian banking sector is strong in spite of the fact that some banks failed its stress test. Emefiele said this during a media briefing on the sidelines of the annual meetings of … Read more via TODAY –...
  12. Nigeria Business News

    Business DPR shuts 30 petrol stations in Anambra – TODAY

    The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed no fewer than 30 petrol stations and two gas plants in Anambra State in the last five months. Controller of Operations of the DPR in the state, Mr Ignatius Anayanwu said at a briefing in Awka, the state capital, … Read more via TODAY –...
  13. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Roger Federer loses cool, follows Novak Djokovic out of Shanghai – TODAY

    Roger Federer’s trademark cool spectacularly deserted him and he was given a point penalty as he followed Novak Djokovic out of the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals on Friday. Alexander Zverev defeated the usually unflappable Swiss 6-3, 6-7 (7/9), 6-3 in a dramatic match that saw Federer twice...
  14. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Presidency explains Aisha Buhari’s long absence following speculations – TODAY

    The Presidency has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha’s absence in the country for about two months was not due to any infighting in Aso Villa... Read more via TODAY – Get More Nigeria Political News
  15. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Zinedine Zidane: Why Real Madrid drew against Atletico Madrid – TODAY

    Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has revealed why Real Madrid drew against Atletico Madrid in the derby on Saturday in the La Liga at the Wanda Metropolitano. ... read more via TODAY – Get More Nigeria Sports News
  16. Nigeria Business News

    Business Nigeria deactivates 2.2 million mobile telephone lines – TODAY

    The Federal Government has deactivated over 2.2 million improperly registered mobile telephone lines in the country.... Read more via TODAY – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  17. Nigeria World News

    World Boris Johnson to face lawmakers’ wrath as British parliament resumes – TODAY

    Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to face a hostile reception and more calls to resign on Wednesday as parliament resumes following a ruling by Britain’s top court that he had suspended it unlawfully.... Read more via TODAY – Get more World News
  18. Nigeria Business News

    Business IMF: Trade uncertainty rising in Nigeria – TODAY

    The International Monetary Fund has expressed concern over the rise in trade uncertainty in Nigeria and many other economies amid the escalating trade tensions between the United States and China.... Read more via TODAY – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  19. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How PDP government unlawfully allocated over 90 Kwara properties – governor – TODAY

    Kwara State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, has said over 90 properties built with public funds were unlawfully appropriated by some officials of the past administration.... Read more via TODAY – Get More Nigeria Political News
  20. Nigeria Sports News

    Sports Stephen Odey: Nigeria U23 will overturn deficit against Sudan – TODAY

    Genk and Nigerian forward Steven Odey has stated that the Nigeria U23 national team is set to overturn the deficit suffered by Nigeria in the 1-0 first leg defeat against Sudan.... read more via TODAY – Get More Nigeria Sports News