News - PFA

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah voted PFA Player of the Year

4 weeks ago /
Sports  

Mohamed Salah has won the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award for 2017-18.

Buhari Mourns Senator Bukar

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined the Emir of Daura, Alhaji Umar Farouq, and other community members to observe the third day prayers for Late Senator Mustapha Bukar, the senator representing Katsina North, his own Senatorial District.

Peaceful Transitions In Africa No Longer Negotiable, Says Buhari

3 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that peaceful transitions on the African continent are no longer negotiable, considering the heavy toll of political crises on the economy and ordinary citizens.The President said this on Thursday during a ceremony to receive Letters of Credence at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s...

NNPC Warns Petroleum Marketers Against Hoarding Products

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has warned petroleum marketers against hoarding petroleum products. A statement from the Group General Manager of Public Affairs, Mr Ndu Ughamadu on Thursday stated that there are enough products to cater for the needs of Nigerians. The statement read in part: “The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation...

President Buhari Delighted With Improving State Of Nigerian Economy

8 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is delighted at the improving state of the Nigerian economy. The president who received briefing from the minister of budget and national planning, senator Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister Of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, and governor of the central bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, said that he...

Chelsea and Tottenham Players Dominate PFA Team Of The Year

1 year ago /
Sports  

The Professional Football Association (PFA) has announced its Team of the Year with Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur players occupying eight of the 11 spots. The team, voted for by players from all 92 clubs in the English Football League and eight from the Women's Super League, has a familiar feel to...

ASUU Urge Federal Government To Pay Outstanding Arrears Of Its Members

1 year ago /
Education  Nation 

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has urged the Federal Government to pay the outstanding arrears of its members not later than July, 2017. The ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, stated this during a news conference at the University of Abuja on Wednesday. Ogunyemi said that ASUU insisted on a framework...

Riyad Mahrez Named African Player of the Year

1 year ago /
Sports  

Leicester forward Riyad Mahrez has won the Confederation of African Football's player of the year award. The 25-year-old Algerian, who helped Leicester to the Premier League title, is also the PFA Player of the Year and BBC African Footballer of the Year. Borussia Dortmund's Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was second and Senegal and...

Ranieri Dashes Arsenal Hopes Of Signing Mahrez

1 year ago /
International News  Sports  

Claudio Ranieri has dashed Arsene Wenger's hopes of luring Riyad Mahrez to Arsenal by insisting that the Leicester City winger will not be sold by the Premier League champions. Mahrez, last season's PFA Player of the Year, remains a prime target for Arsenal, who failed in an attempt to sign Leicester team-mate, Jamie Vardy earlier this summer. Leicester failed...

John Terry Signs New One Year Deal At Chelsea

2 years ago /
Sports  

Chelsea Football Club is delighted to announce John Terry has signed a new one-year contract.  The decision has been taken following the appointment of Antonio Conte as the club’s new manager last month, and consultation between Terry, Conte, the owner and the board.  Terry said: ‘I am delighted to sign a new...

IHVN Seeks Increased Funding To Combat HIV/AIDS

2 years ago /
Health 

The Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria (IHVN) has called for increased government funding to combat HIV/AIDS in the country. Dr Patrick Dakum, the Chief Executive Officer of the institute, made the appeal while fielding questions at the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Forum in Abuja on Sunday. Dakum urged the three tiers...

Joe Hart Signs New Long Term Deal With Manchester City

3 years ago /
Sports  

Joe Hart has committed his long-term future to the Club, agreeing terms on a new contract at the Etihad Stadium which will run until the end of the 2018/19 season. The England international, 27, joins fellow two-time Barclays Premier League champions Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko, Aleksandar Kolarov, Samir Nasri and David Silva in signing a new deal in 2014. It’s...

Thierry Henry Retires From Football

3 years ago /
Sports  

Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football and will join Sky Sports as a football expert and ambassador from the start of 2015. The global sporting icon will work across Sky Sports’ unrivalled schedule of live international, European and domestic football, joining a line-up of football experts that includes Gary...

 

Virologist Urges Government To Deploy Ebola Strategy To Reduce TB Prevalence Rate

3 years ago /

The Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Human Virology of Nigeria (IHVN), Dr Patrick Dakum, has urged the Federal Government to deploy same strategy it adopted to contain Ebola for its Tuberculosis (TB) control programme. Dakum said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. He said a...

Brain-Dead Girl To Remain On Life Support, For Now

3 years ago /
International News 

A brain-dead 2-year-old New York City girl will remain on life support while her parents argue whether her organs should be donated. A judge on Monday ordered Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center to keep Thaiya Spruill-Smith on life support for at least another day. Her mother, Teoka Spruill, wants her organs...

No Nigerian Child Should Be Born With HIV - Jonathan

3 years ago /
Nation 

President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday inaugurated a national operational plan for the Elimination of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV (EMTCT) with a declaration that no Nigerian child should be born with HIV. The President, who was represented by Vice-President Namadi Sambo at the inauguration in Abuja, said Federal Government was...

 

PenOp To Deploy Uniform Electronic Pension Collection System Jan. 1

3 years ago /
Nation 

Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria (PenOp) says it will begin the deployment of an Electronic Pension Contribution Collection System (EPCCOS) on Jan. 1. Mr Bayo Yusuf, Managing Director of United Bank for Africa (UBA) Pension Custodians, said this at a 2-day 2014 PenOp Media Partners Retreat on Friday in Lagos. Yusuf,...

Arsenal Star Alexis Sanchez Crowned PFA Fan Player Of The Month For October

3 years ago /
Sports  

The chilean bagged three goals las mont and has taken his form into November, scoring twice against Burnley and then again in the draw against Anderlecht. Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez has been named the PFA Fan Player of the Month for October. The Chilean notched three goals last month and has deservedly been recognised...

Suarez: Ballon d'Or Snub Is Strange

3 years ago /
Sports  

Eyebrows were raised when the European Golden Shoe winner for last season was omitted from Fifa's 23-strong list, which the Uruguayan cannot grasp. Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has admitted that he found it "strange" that he was not nominated for this year's Ballon d'Or. The 27-year-old was named PFA Players' Player of...

French Defender Gallas Retires From Football

3 years ago /
Sports  

Former Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham defender William Gallas has announced his retirement from football at the age of 37. Gallas, who won two Premier League titles with the Blues in 2005 and 2006, is hanging up his boots on the expiry of his one-year deal with Australian A-League club Perth Glory. He...


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