African legend, Samuel Eto’o has named Liverpool forwards, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane as the two players that deserve to win the FIFA Men’s Best Player award ahead of Barcelona’s Lionel Messi, Juventus’s Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Virgil van Dijk.
Eto’o believes Salah and Mane deserve the world top prize ahead of Messi, Ronaldo and Van Dijk after leading Liverpool to win last season’s UEFA Champions League title.
“The best one for me is Mohammed Salah or Sadio Mane,” Eto’o was quoted by Metro UK as telling reporters prior to the result when asked to pick between Messi, Ronaldo and Van Dijk.
“But they’re … >>> Read Full Story
As part of its continued efforts to equip learners with skills and competences that would make them relevant in the workplace, Nexford University recently held its open day in Lagos.
The event, which held at the Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, also featured CV reviews, applications and on-sight admissions, as well as learning from career specialists and subject matter experts on business management and entrepreneurship.
The Vice-President of Academic Innovation at the university, Dr. Robin Johnston said the event was organised to bring together entrepreneurs and individuals in Nigeria to focus on quality education and the connection between the workplace and education.
She said … >>> Read Full Story
By Godwin Oritse
A MEMBER of the Governing Board of the Nigerian Shippers Council, NSC, Mrs Margaret Orakwusi, has said that there is an international conspiracy against the Nigerian fishing sector, stressing that the western countries have made it difficult for Nigerian marine products to access their markets.
Speaking at the fourth Lagos International Maritime Week, Orakwusi said that the fishing sub-sector which generates over $270billion annually can generate more income if the marine resources are sustainably exploited.
Orakwusi whose paper entitled “African Blue Economy, innovation, sustainability and diversity” also said that Africa is at least underusing, possibly even drastically wasting its blue … >>> Read Full Story
The Deputy Governor of Ondo State, Hon. Agboola Ajayi has cleared the air over the alleged hostility between him and his boss, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu.
According to Ajayi who spoke while celebrating his 51st birthday at the Government House, Akure, the Ondo State capital, unknown to people even within the governor’s cabinet, he has the best working relationship with Akeredolu.
The Deputy Governor who further stressed that the sponsored media attacks on his person lately is expected, noted that the state is heading towards a political period, particularly with the governorship election coming up next year.
He described the move as unnecessary, pointing out that what … >>> Read Full Story
Festus Keyamo has reacted to his immediate redeployment to Ministry of Labour and Employment as Minister of State by President Muhammadu Buhari.
A statement on Tuesday evening by the Director Information, Office of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, confirmed the development.
“Mr Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs is to move to Ministry of Labour and Employment as Minister of State.
“Senator Tayo Alasoadura is to move to Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs as Minister of State.
“This redeployment takes effect from today, Tuesday 24th September 2019,” it read.
Reacting, Keyamo said he was ready to serve … >>> Read Full Story
ZENITH /DELTA PRINCIPALS’ CUP
The venue of the kick off match of the 4th edition of Zenith Bank/ Delta Principals’ Cup football competition has been changed.
Zenith Bank in partnership with the Delta State Government revived the competition only three years ago after several years in limbo.
However, the opening match originally slated for the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba is now billed to take place at the St. Patrick’s College also in Asaba on Monday September 30.
Isioma Onyeobi College Asaba is scheduled to clash with Niger Mixed Secondary School also of Asaba in the opening encounter to be witnessed by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa … >>> Read Full Story
By Godwin Oritse
THE Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Ports Authority Pensioners Welfare Association, NPAPWA, has denied media report credited to the current leadership of the national body of the association headed by Alhaji Ali Umoru on the payment of pension saying that “Ali Umaru is unknown to us as he claims and has no authority to speak for us.”
In a rejoinder made available to Vanguard Maritime Report, and signed by the Chairman of the Lagos branch of NPAPWA, Mr Ganiyu Makanjuola, accused the national leadership of the group of deliberately misrepresenting and suppressing the facts on the issue of outstanding pension increase.… >>> Read Full Story