Amid Coronavirus pandemic, Premier League gets resumption date

April 30, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Premier League is planning to return on June 8, with clubs sent a proposed new timetable to finish the season despite the despite coronavirus pandemic. According to SunSport, the top-flight is aiming to return in just six weeks. But now league chiefs have sent a games schedule around to all 20 clubs ahead of a crunch meeting on Friday. Read More

CAF Champions League s/finals postponed

April 12, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Next month’s two-legged semi-finals of the African Champions League have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) announced on Sunday. “In light of growing concerns and evolving nature on COVID-19 (that has led to a) lockdown in most countries, the CAF Emergency Committee has decided to postpone the matches until further notice,” a statement Read More

World Championships rescheduled to July 2022

April 8, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The World Athletics Championships due to be held in Oregon in August 2021 have been pushed back to July 2022 to avoid clashing with the rescheduled Olympic Games, the sport’s governing body said on Wednesday. The Tokyo Games has been postponed from July-August of this year to roughly the same dates next year due to the coronavirus outbreak. World Athletics Read More

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Covid-19: Borno SEIC suspends LG election

March 25, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The Borno state Independent Electoral Commission (BOSIEC) has announced the indefinite suspension of local government election scheduled for June 13. The chairman of the commission, Alhaji Abdu Usman, made this known in a statement  Wednesday in Maiduguri. Usman said the decision was in compliance with advice from the Presidential and State Committees on the control of coronavirus. “The commission, taking Read More

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C/River on lockdown, shifts council polls

March 24, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  Although no coronavirus case has been officially recorded in Cross River state, the state government has announced a complete lockdown, closed down all educational institution, both private and public, and shifted indefinitely the local government elections scheduled for this Saturday, March 28. A press release signed by Governor  Ben Ayade’s chief press secretary/special adviser media, Mr Christian Ita, Monday evening Read More

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Premier League: Arsenal cancel training return

March 23, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Arsenal have cancelled plans to resume training on Tuesday, telling players to remain at home because of the coronavirus pandemic. The players were due back in training this week after completing their 14-day self-isolating period following manager Mikel Arteta testing positive for the virus. But, as the the United Kingdom faces the prospect of a total lockdown, Arsenal believe it would be Read More

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Canada withdraws from 2020 Olympics, IOC considers postponement

March 23, 2020 Editorial IV 0

Canada became the first country to boycott the Tokyo Games due to the coronavirus pandemic and Australia told its athletes to prepare for an Olympics next year as Japan and the IOC flagged the prospect of a postponement for the first time. Concerns over holding the Games in July grew over the weekend with major stakeholders such as U.S. Track Read More

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FIFA to decide on new Club World Cup date

March 19, 2020 Editorial IV 0

FIFA has agreed that the Euro 2020 and Copa America soccer tournaments, which were due to take place in June and July this year, will be held 12 months later due to the coronavirus pandemic and have been included in its international calendar. It also said in a statement that it will decide on rescheduling its own Club World Cup, Read More

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USTA ‘assessing options’ for US Open

March 18, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The United States Tennis Association (USTA) says it has not ruled out the possibility of switching the US Open to a later date, after the French Open was moved back to September. USTA says it is assessing all options but is not currently implementing any changes to its schedule. The US Open, which is played in New York, is due Read More

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Enugu LG elections: APC factions disagree on participation 

January 30, 2020 Editorial IV 0

The factional chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu state, Deacon Okey Ogbodo has distanced the party from reports that it had fielded candidates for the upcoming local government elections in the state. Deacon Ogbodo who has sustained a long standing legal battle over the leadership of the party in the state, said the party was still observing Read More

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PenCom directs employers to submit employees’ insurance certificate for 2020

January 23, 2020 Editorial IV 0

   The National Pension Commission has directed all employers of labour covered by the Pension Reform Act 2014 to submit copies of their Insurance Certificates with the schedule of benefits to the commission before March 31. The directive was conveyed in a statement signed by Mr Peter Aghahowa, Head of Corporate Communication of the commission. Aghahowa said that the directive Read More

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My plans for 2020 – Davido

January 2, 2020 Editorial IV 0

  Popular singer David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has announced his shopping list in 2020 in an Instagram video post that has been viewed by over 850,000 and liked by over 200,000 people Thursday morning. He said he will be buying new cars, houses and jets. “MOOD ALL 2020 !! E PAIN DEM! THIS YEAR NEW WHIPS CRIBS AND Read More

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Buhari calls for fairness, transparency in Bayelsa, Kogi polls

November 14, 2019 Editorial IV 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday called for fairness and transparency in the conduct of the gubernatorial elections scheduled to rake place on Bayelsa and Kogi states on Saturday, November 16 , 2019. “On Saturday November 16, voters in two states, Bayelsa and Kogi, will be left alone to decide who takes charge of the administration of their important states for the Read More

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We will conclude collation in Rivers as scheduled —INEC

March 31, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that it would conclude the collation of the Rivers state governorship election between April 2 and 5 as scheduled. The commission said this at a stakeholders’ meeting on the resumption of electoral activities for the completion of outstanding 2019 elections in the state on Saturday. According to INEC’s national commissioner supervising Bayelsa, Read More

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Guber polls: Enugu APC protests, wants election postponed

March 7, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu state Thursday, protested at the office of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) asking for postponement of the governorship and state Assembly elections scheduled for tomorrow. The party, which also announced restoration of Senator Ayogu Eze as the authentic governorship candidate by the Court of Appeal, said the exercise should be shifted Read More

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NRM Reps candidate rejects Kaduna LG election over ‘irregularities’

February 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Candidate of Nigeria Rescue Movement (NRM) for Kaduna South Federal Constituency, Hajiya Zainab Saka Yusuf, has rejected the election results for the local government over alleged irregularities.  According to her, the results presented at INEC’s collation centre for Kaduna South local government was not the true reflection of what transpired at the polling units because, the figures did not tally Read More

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No plan to postpone elections in Edo LGs – INEC

February 12, 2019 Editorial IV 0

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has dismissed allegation that it plans to postpone elections in some local government areas of Edo on Saturday. The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in Edo, Mr Emmanuel Alex-Hart, said Tuesday in Benin that the commission had no plan to postpone elections in any council area. The state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) had Read More

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Dalung seeks Presidency intervention for Women’s League

February 6, 2019 Editorial IV 0

Barrister Solomon Dalung is to seek Federal Government’s intervention to ensure the kick-off of the 2019 Nigeria Women Premier League NWPL. The Minister of Youth and Sports expressed surprise at the late kick-off of the Women’s league earlier scheduled for February but was shifted to March due to lack of funds. “I think we should begin to pay more attention Read More

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Benefits of baby massage(II)

March 22, 2018 Editorial IV 0

Head Massage Apply some oil on your baby’s body. Then massage with fingertips in extremely gentle, circular motions all around the head. Neck Massage Support the head and upper body of your child on one hand. Use the other hand to massage the neck with thumb and first two fingers in gentle, circular motions. Belly Massage Put your hands at Read More

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51 Gombe varsity graduands bag First Class

March 9, 2018 Editorial IV 0

  Fifty-one graduands of Gombe state University have bagged first class degrees in the sixth, seventh, Eight and 9th combined convocation of the institution scheduled for this Saturday. The Vice Chancellor of the university, Prof. Umar Ibrahim, disclosed this in Gombe yesterday during a pre-convocation briefing. He said, of the total number of 3,958 students that graduated from the university, Read More

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Finally, Reps receive NFIU conference report

March 7, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The conference report of both chambers of the National Assembly on the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Agency (NFIU) bill was yesterday laid before the House of Representatives. This came a week after the Chairman of Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption, Chukwuka Utazi, accused his House of Representatives counterpart, Akinloye Babajide, of hindering the progress of the bill by not attending scheduled meetings Read More

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Presidential reception for CHAN Eagles postponed

February 8, 2018 Editorial IV 0

The much awaited presidential reception for players and officials of the home-based Super Eagles will now hold at a new date to be announce very soon The Home Eagles came second at the African Nations Championship in Morocco after going down to a 4-0 defeat against the hosts in the final fixture in Casablanca on Sunday. The contingent arrived from Read More