Chelsea new signing admits wide interest before blues move

Timo Werner Chelsea bound Timo Werner has suggested that several top European clubs were chasing his signature before he opted to make the switch to Stamford Bridge. The German rounded off his four-year spell at RB Leipzig with a match-winning brace at Augsburg on Saturday, taking his Bundesliga goalscoring tally up to 28 for the […]

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Arteta still regularly seeks advice from former boss Guardiola

Guardiola-Artetarteta Mikel Arteta spoke of his respect and admiration for Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, whose advice he still seeks regularly. Arteta worked under the tutelage of Guardiola as his assistant from July 2016 until departing to replace Unai Emery as Arsenal head coach last December. Earlier this month, Arteta had an unhappy return to […]

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Teen invents watch that warns you before you touch your face

As the coronavirus continues to threaten public health, we have been asked to take up new habits, such as wearing face masks in public, frequent hand-washing and avoiding contact with our faces. But if you just can’t seem to resist the urge, the Vybpro watch could help remind you to keep your hands away from […]

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League chief keen for Newcastle takeover to be completed

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters has admitted he’s keen for the Newcastle takeover process to ‘conclude shortly’ despite complications. Plenty of objections to the takeover have been raised on moral grounds due to the Saudi’s links with pirate pay television provider beoutQ, and Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s involvement in the murder of journalist Jamal […]

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Tech giant, Microsoft to close most of its stores worldwide

Microsoft Office. PHOTO: Getty Images Microsoft said Friday it is permanently closing nearly all of its physical stores around the world. Like other retailers, the software and computing giant, co-founded by now-philanthropist Bill Gates, had to temporarily close stores in late March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to its website, Microsoft has 83 stores […]

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COVID-19: 10m cases globally, as US, Europe account for over 50 percent

More than 10 million cases of the new coronavirus have been officially declared around the world, half of them in Europe and the United States, according to an AFP tally at 0930 GMT Sunday, June 28, based on official sources. At least 10,003,942 infections, including 498,779 deaths, have been registered globally. Europe remains the hardest […]

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Netflix moving $100 million of cash holdings to black-owned banks

Netflix is pledging $100 million to support black-owned banks, the company announced Tuesday. The streaming video giant announced that it would shift 2 percent of its cash holdings to African American-owned US financial institutions in order to “directly support Black communities in the US.” ALSO READ: Trending Video: Keyamo, lawmakers in war of words over FG’s […]

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‘Game-changer’ Fernandes fires Man Utd masterclass

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Bruno Fernandes has brought a winning mentality to Manchester United after his brace inspired an impressive 3-0 win at Brighton on Tuesday. Cajoled by the dazzling Fernandes, United produced one of their best performances of the season at the Amex Stadium. Mason Greenwood opened the scoring early in the first half […]

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The cost of reopening schools in the pandemic  (III)

By Asawo Ibifuro Although this discussion is focused on Nigeria and Africa, it has a global appeal as the pandemic and its effect is global. Looking at China, South Korea and Israel who tried to reopen their schools, amidst tight resumption protocols, it was observed that these countries went into another wave of increase in […]

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Iru kingdom: Fashola, monarch preach support for new Oniru

By Olasunkanmi Akoni The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola(SAN), and Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Adewale Akanbi have called on indigenes and all sons and daughters of Iru Kingdom to cooperate with their new monarch, the Oniru of Iruland, Oba Abdulwasiu Omogbolahan Lawal, Abisogun II. Congratulating the Oniru on his ascension to […]

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Lagos orders contractor to fix Lagos-Badagry Expressway

A typical Mile 2 traffic By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, directed China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, CCECC, awarded the rehabilitation of bad portions on the Lagos-Badagry Expressway, to get back to site without further delay. The directive followed public outcry over the deplorable state of the expressway, which has led to daily […]

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Poor implementation of local content policy affecting computers makers — CCMON

CCMON President, Engr. Adenike Abudu By Agbonkhese Oboh Certified Computer Manufacturers of Nigeria, CCMON, has raised the fresh alarm, saying poor implementation of the Federal Government’s local content policy, as it relates to its avowed support for local content in all public procurement as contained in the Executive Order 3 and 5, is shrinking market […]

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ANAMBRA 2021: I never attacked Obi —  Ben Nwabueze

By Clifford Ndujihe Elder statesman, Professor Ben Nwabueze(SAN), has distanced himself from an online report quoting him as saying that Mr. Peter Obi received bribe from Dr. Godwin Maduka and would betray Senator Uche Ekwunife in the 2021 governorship election in Anambra State. Maduka and Ekwunife are governorship aspirants on the platform of Peoples Democratic […]

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COVID-19: Women’s jobs disproportionately affected, more to go — ILO

By Victor Young International Labour Organisation, ILO, has said women workers have been disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, creating a risk that some of the modest progress on gender equality made in recent decades. ILO also warned of more job losses globally over COVID-19, saying the number of working hours lost across the world […]

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Senate President tasks govt tax collectors to widen tax net

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked the Federal Inland Revenue Service(FIRS) to consider widening the tax net rather than overburden the people and business concerns. Lawan was the Guest Speaker at the inauguration of the Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Audit and Recovery of back years Stamp Duties and FIRS’ formal launching of […]

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Lagos clears air on wharf landing fees controversy

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Government said the state Wharf Landing Fees Collecting Authority has the legal backing to collect fees from vehicles being cleared out of the port of Lagos. Chairman of the Authority, Prince Gboyega Salvador-Adebayo, gave the clarification following trending story on the social media about the fees-collecting Authority alleged illegal clamp […]

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Gov AbdulRazaq offers youth 500 hectares in 3 LGs through NALDA’s programme

As NALDA to establish cashew processing plant in Kwara Kwara State Governor, AbdulrazaqKwara Gov By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq,   Tuesday, offered youth in the state 500 hectares of land in three Local Government Areas through the National Agricultural Land Development Authority, NALDA, initiative for young people. AbdulRazaq made […]

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Trending Video: Keyamo, lawmakers in war of words over FG’s recruitment exercise

  Keyamo, lawmakers in the war of words over FG’s recruitment exercise   Also read: UPDATED: Senators, Reps, Keyamo in shouting match over NDE recruitment exercise     Vanguard News The post Trending Video: Keyamo, lawmakers in war of words over FG’s recruitment exercise appeared first on Vanguard News.

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