Nigeria Football Players Union to report to FIFA over non payment of players salaries

he Nigeria Players Union which comprises of active and retired footbll players will formally intervene by sending a letter to Football’s goverbing body, FIFA over non-payment of players salaries by the Nigeria Football Federation and Nigeria Professional Football league, an act further pronounced as clubs suffered financially during the Coronavirus enforced lockdown. Tijani Babangida, who is the Chairman of the Nigeria Players Union and former Super Eagles star disclosed this on Monday June 29, in an interview with Brila FM .     According to Babangida, who was part of…

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Buhari’s government rejects report of ‘genocide against Christians in Nigeria’

The Buhari-led government has rejected report of an alleged genocide against Christians in Nigeria.   The United Kingdom All-Party Parliamentary Group on International Religious Freedom or Belief (a group made up of British parliamentarians) in its report, said that Christians are being targeted because of their faith in Nigeria.   However President Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu in a statement released on behalf of the Presidency said Boko Haram are targeting Christians in their attacks because they know it drives forward religious and land tensions already existent in the country.   He also insisted that…

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Report doctors refusing to treat you for other ailments – Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire tells Nigerians

  Osagie Ehanire, the Minister of Health, has asked Nigerians to report to the Ministry of Health any doctor who fails to treat them for any other ailment due to the Coronavirus pandemic.   Nigerians have complained bitterly about how they have been treated by doctors and hospitals since the COVD-19 pandemic started.   Ehanire while speaking at the daily briefing of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19 today June 11, said it is unethical and unacceptable for doctors to refuse to treat patients with other ailments. He asked Nigerians to…

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Full autopsy report reveals George Floyd tested positive for Coronavirus

A 20-page autopsy report released by the Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office has revealed that George Floyd who died after some Minneapolis police officers knelt on his neck, tested positive for Coronavirus in April.   The autopsy report came with the family’s permission and it was released after the coroner’s office released summary findings which affirmed that Floyd had a heart attack while being restrained by officers. George Floyd’s death has now been classified as a homicide.   TMZ reported that the Coroner said;   “Positivity for 2019-nCoV can persist for weeks after the onset and resolution of…

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#JusticeforUWA: Her father did not report rape to the police, it was only Assault Occassioning Harm – Edo Police spokesperson tells LIB

Earlier today, LIB shared the trending story of a 100-level Microbiology student of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Uwaila Omozuwa, who was allegedly raped and severely beaten up inside The Redeemed Christian Church of God, Edo Province 10, Ikpoba Hill, Benin, where she had gone to read on Wednesday, May 27.   A family source who shared the story online, said Uwaila died on Saturday midnight at the University of Benin Teaching Hospital (UBTH) where she was rushed to after the attack. He said she was attacked with a fire extinguisher by some unknown persons.…

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No presidential broadcast was planned- Femi Adesina debunks report of President Buhari addressing the nation today

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, says contrary to earlier reports, there will be no presidential broadcast today May 18.   Sani Aliyu, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 was on Channels TV on Sunday May 17 where he disclosed that the President will hold a nationwide broadcast today May 18, as the first phase of the ease of the lockdown comes to an end.   However in a tweet shared this afternoon, Adesina said no presidential broadcast was planned for today…

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