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MANCHESTER: ANGEL GOMEZ JOINS LILLIE AFTER EXIT

MANCHESTER: ANGEL GOMEZ JOINS LILLIE AFTER EXIT

Angel Gomes has signed for Lille following his departure from Manchester United last month. The 19-year-old will immediately go out on loan to Boavista after joining the Ligue 1 side, our source discloses. He began his career at Old Trafford at the age of five and made his first-team debut in May 2017, becoming the...

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ONLINE CHURCH IS NOT AN EXCUSE TO AVOID PHYSICAL SERVICE: PASTOR ADEBOYO

ONLINE CHURCH IS NOT AN EXCUSE TO AVOID PHYSICAL SERVICE: PASTOR ADEBOYO

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has called on all members of the church to begin attending service on Sunday following the decision of the Lagos and Ogun state governments to lift the restriction on worship centres. Adeboye said although some services will continue to hold online, congregants...

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LEBANON: 30 TRAFFICKED NIGERIANS RESCUED BY FG

LEBANON: 30 TRAFFICKED NIGERIANS RESCUED BY FG

30 Nigerian girls trafficked to Lebanon have been rescued by the Nigerian Mission in Lebanon and relocated to a more conducive apartment. They will be part of the other 150 trafficked Nigerian girls in Lebanon who would be evacuated back to Nigeria on August 12. The 30 ladies had in a video appealed to the...

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DEATH TOLL RISES IN LEBANON

DEATH TOLL RISES IN LEBANON

Lebanese Health Minister Hamad Hassan says more than 50 people have been killed and 2,700 are wounded in a massive explosion at the port in Lebanon’s capital, Beirut. The explosion released a shockwave causing widespread damage to buildings and shattering windows in different parts of the city. The cause of the explosion was not immediately...

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NDDC: Akpabio’s list linking lawmakers to contracts authentic

NDDC: Akpabio’s list linking lawmakers to contracts authentic

The Niger Delta Development Commission has said the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, stands by the list of contractors he released in which he named some lawmakers, including ex-governors as NDDC contractors. It said the names emanated from files in the possession of the forensic auditors, adding that it was part of the...

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HATE SPEECH: FG RAISES FINE TO N5m FROM N500,000

HATE SPEECH: FG RAISES FINE TO N5m FROM N500,000

The Federal Government on Tuesday raised the fine for hate speech from N500,000 to 5 million naira, ugamatv has learnt. The government also mandated broadcast stations to devote airtime for public education on emergencies such as the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, made this known in Lagos on Tuesday while unveiling the Reviewed...

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WEAC: 2020 WASSCE EXAMINATION TIMETABLE RELEASED

WEAC: 2020 WASSCE EXAMINATION TIMETABLE RELEASED

The West African Examinations Council has released the timetable for the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, ugamatv has learnt. The Federal Government had announced the resumption of graduating pupils beginning August 4, noting that WASSCE would begin effective August 17, 2020 through September 12, 2020. WAEC Nigeria in a statement on Tuesday signed...

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BUHARI CONGRATULATES PROF UJAH ON ELECTION AS NMA PRESIDENT

BUHARI CONGRATULATES PROF UJAH ON ELECTION AS NMA PRESIDENT

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday, congratulated Prof Innocent Ujah on his election as the President of the Nigerian Medical Association. His congratulatory message was contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. The statement was titled, ‘President Buhari congratulates NMA President, Prof Innocent Ujah...

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FORD CEO: JIM HACKETT TO STEP DOWN AFTER 3 YEARS IN TOP ROLE

FORD CEO: JIM HACKETT TO STEP DOWN AFTER 3 YEARS IN TOP ROLE

Ford announced Tuesday that Jim Hackett would resign as chief executive and be replaced by longtime auto executive Jim Farley as the car giant pushes further into digital and electric investment. Hackett, 65, will hand over the job to Farley, 58, on October 1, but stay on as a special advisor through March 2021. Farley...