The President of Nigeria Rugby Football Federation (NRFF), Kelechi Mbagwu, on Monday, said that Nigeria had got the nod to host the 2nd West African Rugby Series (WARS) later in the year.
In an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mbagwu said on the sideline of the federation’s board meeting in Lagos that Nigeria was now ready to host the WARS which would involve four West African countries coming to play in Nigeria.
“We will also be hosting the International President Cup which will be between Nigeria and Ghana later in the year. We hope that with the WARS coming to Nigeria, it … >>> Read Full Story

Ambassador Zhou Pingjian

* 17,205 people infected, 361 dead
Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja
The Chinese government has said that no Nigerian in the Wuhan Province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, is affected by the deadly virus that has ravaged the country.

The Ambassador of China to Nigeria, Zhou Pingjian, while addressing a press conference on Monday in Abuja, also revealed that a total number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection has climbed to 17, 205 and 21,558 people were suspected of being infected.
The ambassador lamented that some countries are overreacting by denying Chinese visas to their country, saying it is not the best … >>> Read Full Story

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Rangers International FC of Enugu on Sunday held visiting Al-Masry of Egypt to a 1-1 draw in the Confederation Cup Match Day Six.
Al-Masry opened scores through Mahmoud Wadi in the 5th minute of the match played at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, Enugu, while Ifeanyi George levelled scores for Rangers in the 19th minute from Isaac Loute’s free-kick.

The two teams battled for a winning goal until regulation time to no avail, bringing Rangers campaign in the tournament to a disappointing end.
Speaking after the match, Rangers Coach, Salisu Yusuf, praised his players for giving their all in the … >>> Read Full Story

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Former Manchester United goalkeeper, Mark Bosnich, has said that new striker, Odion Ighalo is an emergency signing for the club.

Bosnich, speaking with Sky Sports, said nobody expects anything unbelievable from the former Super Eagles striker at Old Trafford.
DAILY POST had reported last Friday that Manchester United signed Ighalo on loan from Shanghai Greenland Shenhua until the end of the season.

“Ighalo’s arrival was an emergency signing,” Bosnich said.
“I can understand most people talking about a scattergun approach, well it had to be with Marcus Rashford being out.
“A top-four finish is still possible for Manchester United, and they had to go and … >>> Read Full Story

A cross-section of Muslim faithful.

No fewer than 100 Islamic scholars on Monday has commenced three days fasting and prayers for national peace and unity in the country.
The team leader of the Volunteer and Patriotic Muslim Scholars, Malam Salihu Abdullahi-Mai, said at a news conference in Tudun Wada, Kaduna, that the group mobilised 100 clerics for the three days fasting and prayers.
He said “prayers and fasting had become mandatory for us. We invited preachers from all the 23 local government areas of Kaduna State to immensely embark on prayers and fasting for the country.”
According to him, preachers have been authorised to commence … >>> Read Full Story

Aminu Tambuwal

Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state has warned the contractors working in the state against delivering substandard jobs.
Tambuwal gave the warning in Sokoto on Sunday at the inauguration of the 2018 Matching Grant Project and Distribution of Intend Letters to successful contractors.
The governor said that the delivery of substandard jobs by any contractor in the state would not be accepted.

“The state government will not and will never accept any job by any contractor that is not up to standard.
“As such, any substandard job by a contractor will be revoked and that person/company will never be considered by the government … >>> Read Full Story

The public presentation of a book, One Step Ahead-Life As A Spy, Detective And Anti-Graft Czar, written by former Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mrs Farida Waziri, has been scheduled for February 11.
The book presentation will hold at the Ladi Kwali Hall and Conference Centre, Sheraton Hotels, Abuja at 10am.
Top on the list of eminent Nigerians expected at the occasion include Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the special guest of honour; former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon who is the chairman of the event and former First Lady, Hajia Turai Yar’Adua as mother of the day, while state … >>> Read Full Story