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Transfer: Barcelona in Talks with Man United over Defender deal

Manchester United have been offered Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann in exchange for Victor Lindelöf. Barca are looking to take advantage of Raphael Varane's move to Old Trafford, which has seen Lindelöf drop down the pecking order.

Transfer: Liverpool considering Luis Suarez return, Real Madrid Close in on Cristiano Ronaldo

  Luis Suárez could be set for a return to Liverpool with the Reds reportedly interested in an experienced striker to complement Salah, Mané and Firmino. Could Luis Suárez be in line for a return to Liverpool, where he spent three and half seasons from 2011 to 2014? The Uruguayan forward has been a key part of Atlético's LaLiga title push this term, with 19 league goals. The Reds are reportedly keen to bolster their forward options, with Suárez top of their list. Rumores de fichajes: El Liverpool quiere a Luis Suárez en verano   — (@fichajesnet) March 24, 2021 Liverpool are considering making a move for Luis Suárez this summer and are preparing an offer for the Atlético Madrid forward, according to Fichajes. Reds boss Jürgen Klopp reportedly wants to add experience to his front line and 34-year-old Suárez fits the bill. The Uruguay forward scored 82 goals in 133 appearances for the Reds in his previous stint before joining Barcelona

Former Lagos State Governor Dies at 91

  The Lagos State Government has announced the death of the first civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande at the age of 91. This disclosure was made by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, through a series of tweet posts on his official Twitter handle on Thursday, February 11, 2021. Sanwo-Olu, in his statement, pointed out that Jakande’s record of service as a journalist of repute and a leader of remarkable achievements as governor of Lagos State will remain indelible for generations to come. The Governor in his statement said, ‘’With gratitude to God for a worthy life well spent in the service of Lagos State, Nigeria and humanity, I announce the death of a venerable statesman, outstanding politician, public administrator and the first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande. ‘’Baba Jakande’s record of service as a journalist or repute and a leader of remarkable achievements as governor of Lagos State will remain indelible for gen

Oyo state Govt approves College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences in Iseyin

By Adigun Olayemi Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has declared that  College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences will open its campus in Iseyin this year. He made this known d uring the Presentation of Report by the Oyo State Negotiation Committee on Sole Ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso today. In the concluding part of his speech, the governor expresses his readiness to kick start college of Agriculture and Natural Science in Iseyin this year. He also pledged to convert the institution to a conventional university with courses like law, accounting others to be taught. Also Read:   Seyi Makinde set to convert LAUTECH to a conventional Institution ''Conclusively, let me talk about a related announcement we made last week. You will recall I promised that we would announce the creation of a higher institution in Iseyin. Well, we have decided that the College of Agricult

Seyi Makinde set to convert LAUTECH to a conventional Institution

  By Adigun Olayemi Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has vowed to convert LAUTECH to a conventional university whereby other courses like law and others will be taught.  In his speech, he also said the College of Agriculture and Natural Sciences will be in Iseyin, Oyo state, he made this known today during the Presentation of the Report by the Oyo State Negotiation Committee on Sole Ownership of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso. It will be recalled that Ladoke Akintola University was formerly joint-owned by Oyo state and Osun State but now totally owned by Oyo State thanks to effort made by the present administration led by Engr. Seyi Makinde. His Speech reads thus; When we inaugurated this committee on November 27, 2019, we gave the members a clear mandate, secure a divorce from Osun State in a manner of speaking and get Oyo State sole ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso. Today, I am happy to officially receive your r

CBN bans Bitcoin and Crypto Currency transactions

   By Adigun Olayemi Central Bank of Nigeria has put an end to the activities of Bitcoin and crypto currency related transactions in Nigeria. This was made known in a circular circulated yesterday by the Central Bank of Nigeria, Banking Supervision Department Central Business Direct and signed by Mr Bello Hassan, Director of Banking Supervision and Mr Musa Jimoh, Director Payments System Management Department dated February 5, 2021. It was earlier stated on a circular dated  January 12, 2017 ,that the central Bank of Nigeria had cautioned Deposit money Banks (DMS) , Non-Bank Financial Institutions (NFBIs) , other Financial Institutions (OFIs) and members of the public on the risk associated with transactions in Crypto Currency. The body in the circular further made an assertion as dealing in Crypto Currency or facilitating payments for cypto currency exchanges is prohibited thereby imposing a ban on it. The CBN has then directed any person transacting in or operating on crypto currency

Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO

  Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO in the third quarter of 2021. Andy Jassy, the CEO of Amazon Web Services, will replace him. Bezos will become executive chairman and focus on "new products and early initiatives." Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories . Jeff Bezos will step down as Amazon CEO in the third quarter. In a letter to Amazon employees published Tuesday afternoon, Bezos announced he would transition to the executive-chairman role and focus on "new products and early initiatives." "Being the CEO of Amazon is a deep responsibility, and it's consuming," Bezos wrote. "When you have a responsibility like that, it's hard to put attention on anything else." Bezos said that while he would still be involved in important initiatives at Amazon, he planned to spend more time on philanthropy - including the Bezos Earth Fund and his Day One Fund - as well as his two other major endeavors: The Washington Post, which he

The Rock Ministry Pastor dies of covid-19

Paul Adefarasin, the founder of House On The Rock Ministry has announced the death of one of it's church pastor, Yinka Akinbami. Yinka Akinbami had reportedly died of coronavirus complications. In a statement on Saturday, the cleric said the deceased was someone deeply dear to him and the House On The Rock family. Paul Adefarasin noted how painful the loss is, saying that if there truly were good men, Akinbami was certainly one. The deceased had been with the church for over 25 years. He served in the Family Life Directorate, where he coached men and women as they embarked upon building families.  "As a dear egbon to me, even though you were older, we were close friends and I thank you for allowing me to be your pastor and spiritual father. “The thought that I will return to church and not see you again on this side of the divide, is unbelievable. I have not been able to process this loss, however, I am sure of how much we will all miss you”, Adefarasin wrote. He called solici

Olu of warri is dead

  The Olu Of Warri, Ikenwoli Godfrey Emiko, is dead. It was gathered that the monarch allegedly died of COVID19 complications on Monday, barely a week after his fifth coronation anniversary. The late monarch, who was born on March 19, 1955, ascended the throne on December 12, 2015.

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo Tests Negative for Covid-19

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has tested negative to Covid-19. Obasanjo took the test last Friday, August 7, 2020, at his Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) Pent House residence, Okemosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State capital. The former President’s Special Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, disclosed on Sunday that the samples of the test, conducted by one Dr. Olukunle Oluwasemowo of the Molecular Genetics Laboratory 54gene, Lagos, Nigeria, was returned negative on Saturday. The laboratory is one of the accredited laboratories approved by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) to conduct the crucial Covid-19 test on both asymptomatic and symptomatic

Covid-19 : Worship Centers Reopen in Lagos State

  Worship centres in Lagos have re-opened partially across the state today, after being locked down for several months in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic. This follows the directive announced by governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on august the 1st with the provision that worship centers can only fill up 50 per cent of their capacity. The state government last Thursday released several safety protocols and guidelines numbering 46 that must be adhered to during services at places of worship in the first phase. Worshipers are seen maintaining their social distance as they partake in worship on Sunday and on Friday. Commissioner for home affairs, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, further revealed that the state is not interested in sanctioning any religious house but will encourage them to comply with guidelines for reopening of worship centers. In a similar vein, the Federal Ministry of Health has urged places of worship to ensure that their members worship in well-ventilated spaces. According to a Twitter

CEO AOP BLOG Shares his NYSC Experience

 The curator and Editor of one of the most read blogs in Nigeria AOP BLOG, Adigun Olayemi Paul took to the social media on Facebook to share his beautiful experience during his compulsory National Youth Service Corps(NYSC).  While sharing his experience, he recounts how he was able to teach students how to operate and work on a computer system effectively in the state he was deployed to.  The writer who just concluded his service last month served in Katsina State, North-East part of Nigeria expresses how northern school children are not able to develop themselves properly through the use of a computer system. Their knowledge on computer operation is very low. This is a new age whereby the world is been digitalised but it behooves one to know that some part of Nigeria did not still know how to operate computer system properly. During his stay in the north, he ensured that some of the youths of the town was taught the rudiments of computer encompassing both software and hardware package

Gov Sanwo-olu Meets "Mummy calm down" Internet Sensation boy

  The popular internet sensation boy whose video went viral as "mummy calm down" has met with the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu yesterday. The video went viral after a conversation with his mother over a parental toture, which the boy obliged by saying "mummy calm down" and later trends on social media platforms and converted the eyes of some well-meaning individuals which the governor of Lagos was part of. Sanwo-olu met with the family of the boy to show his love to them.

Aisha Buhari Not Sick - Aide

    The wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, has been flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirates for the treatment of a severe neck pain. A top Presidency official confirmed this to The PUNCH on Friday.   A Senior aide to the First Lady, Hajia Aisha Buhari, on Saturday denied reports that she was ill. A section of the media had reported that following the illness Aisha was flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirates , for treatment. The nature of her purported illness was not disclosed but   the reports seemed to suggest that the First Lady’s alleged ill-health might have been caused by her visit to the widow of the former Oyo State, Mrs Florence Ajimobi, in Lagos, over a week ago. Contacted by phone Saturday, Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity (Office of the First Lady), Aliyu Abdullahi, said there was no danger or emergency to the health condition of the First Lady. Abdullahi   said though he had not been in the State House for a while because work has been   ske

Senate Lauds President Buhari’s Assent to Amended CAMA Bill

  The Senate says it received the cheering news that President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to the repealed and re-enacted Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA). Spokesperson of the Senate, Sen.Ajibola Basiru (APC Osun), in a statement in Abuja on Saturday said Buhari’s assent of the CAMA bill had completed the final stage for the enactment of the Act, repealing and replacing the 30-year-old legislation. He said assent to the bill had further demonstrated the cordial relationship between the National Assembly and the Presidency. Basiru said assent to bill was also a validation of the efforts of the National Assembly in providing the needed legislative interventions for the resuscitation of the nation’s economy. “The amendment as passed by the Senate and House of Representatives was to strengthen the legal framework for the incorporation of companies, limited liability partnerships, limited partnerships, registration of business names, incorporation of trustees of certain c

Buruji Kashamu Dies at 62

    He died due to complications of COVID-19, his former colleague, Senator Ben Murray-Bruce said in a tweet on Saturday. “I have just lost my good friend of forever to #COVID19,” Murray-Bruce said. “Until his death, Sen. Buruji Kashamu and I were inseparable. “He died today at First Cardiology Consultants, in Lagos. May his gentle soul rest in peace. I pray his family and loved ones the fortitude to bear this heavy loss.”  Kashamu served as a Senator representing Ogun-East in the eighth National Assembly under the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). He was 62. He joins a list of prominent Nigerians who have succumbed to the novel coronavirus. Former Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari and former Governor of Oyo state, Abiola Ajimobi, have also passed on from COVID-19 complications.   Source: Channels