6 players Barcelona plans to sell this summer revealed
Barcelona are reportedly ready to sell six players – Arturo Vidal, Nelson Semedo, Jean-Clair Todibo, Rafinha, Junior Firpo, and Moussa Wague to help fund a summer rebuild amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to Mundo Deportivo. Barcelona...
By Ola May 27, 2020 1096
Arrest of Daily Post reporter: NUJ issues IGP Squad 24hrs to apologise
The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Warri Correspondents’ Chapel today issued the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Squad twenty-four hours ultimatum to tender an unreserved apology to the Union and four of its members who were unlawfully...
By candynews May 27, 2020 1251
French govt bans use of hydroxychloroquine in treating COVID-19 patients
The French government on Wednesday banned doctors from administering hydroxychloroquine in treating patients with COVID-19 in the country. The ban was implemented when the French government canceled a decree allowing hospitals, doctors to...
By candynews May 27, 2020 1067
Coronavirus: 1 in 6 youths globally lost jobs – UN body, ILO
The coronavirus pandemic has cost a sixth of the world’s young labour force their jobs. This was contained in the report of a survey by the International Labour Organisation (ILO). Geneva-based ILO found that the crisis is affecting young...
By candynews May 27, 2020 1069
Irregularities in N-Power prompts FG to reform program for greater efficiency
Sadiya Umar Farouq PHOTO:Twitter This was contained in a statement that was signed by the Deputy Director Information in the ministry Rhoda Iliya and was made available to CandyNews in Abuja yesterday. The statement quoted the...
By Ola May 27, 2020 1334
Trump threatens to 'close down' social media after tweets tagged
This illustration photo shows an editor in Los Angeles looking at the official Twitter account of US President Donald Trump on May 26, 2020, with two tweets by the president under which Twitter posted a link reading “Get the facts about...
By Ola May 27, 2020 1123
Edo guber poll: Ize-Iyamu fault Obaseki over spread of Coronavirus with direct primaries
Governor Godwin Obaseki PHOTO: Twitter All progressive Congress (APC) Governorship aspirant, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu has faulted the claim by Governor Godwin Obaseki that the use of the direct mode of primaries could lead to the spread...
By Ola May 27, 2020 1046
Children’s day: Makinde gets caution
Child Protection Network, Oyo State, a group working for the rights of children to education, health and protection in the state on Wednesday urged Oyo State government under the leadership of Governor Seyi Makinde to as a matter of urgency, make...
By candynews May 27, 2020 5257
Kano labour union threatens strike action, gives Ganduje 14 days ultimatum
The Joint Labour Union (JLU) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to the Kano State Government to immediately pay back the money deducted from May 2020 Salaries of workers in the state or face industrial action. The union who met in Kano and issued a...
By candynews May 27, 2020 4491
COVID-19 lockdown: We’ll attack any truck carrying Almajiris into South East, South South – Biafra group
Biafra Nations Youth League, BNYL, has vowed that it would attack any truck carrying Northern youths in the name of Almajirai into any part of the South-south and South-East states. The group also said that its members have been assigned to...
By candynews May 27, 2020 4177
Burna Boy vs Davido: Naeto C, M.I Abaga take sides in battle for supremacy [VIDEO]
Veteran Nigerian rappers, Naetochukwu Chikwe, popularly known as Naeto C, and M.I Abaga, have taken sides in the clash between two Nigerian music heavyweights, Burna Boy and Davido. The feud between the two singers triggered a ‘storm’ on...
By Ola May 27, 2020 4355
Man burnt to death in Jigawa over allegation of witchcraft
Police in Jigawa State has confirmed the killing of Isah Umara of Baturiya Village in Kirikasamma Local Government Area of the state. Spokesman of the command, SP Abdu Jinjiri confirmed the incident to CandyNews. He said the victim was burnt...
By utaka1596 May 27, 2020 4518
Police rescues two siblings abducted in Ebonyi
The Ebonyi state Police Command has rescued two siblings, aged five and 10, who were kidnapped from their home in Abakaliki area of the state. The Command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Mrs Loveth Odah confirmed their release in an...
By utaka1596 May 27, 2020 4172
EPL: China bans Ighalo from returning as Man Utd deal expires
Odion Ighalo has been banned from returning to China, according to the Daily Mail. Foreign players may not be able to return to the country until October, although the new season begins in June. About a third of the Chinese Super League’s...
By Ola May 27, 2020 4908
EPL: Mourinho gives injury updates as Tottenham prepare to play Man Utd
Tottenham Hotspur manager, Jose Mourinho, has said all his players have recovered from injury. Speaking to Sky Sports, Mourinho, however, admitted the players will struggle to play to their maximum due to the lack of match time. Before the...
By Ola May 27, 2020 4667
Feed their potential as the leaders of tomorrow
“And the award goes to… Mary Okono”. A thunderous applause filled the air. Everyone rose to their feet, pupils, teachers, and parents alike, in obvious response to the famous 2002 hit song by Right Said Fred ‘Stand up’ (for the Champion). As...
By candynews May 27, 2020 4728
Cobhams Asuquo gets top UN appointment
The United Nations Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) has appointed award-winning Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter, Cobhams Asuquo, as its National Ambassador. Peter Hawkins, UNICEF Nigeria Representative, announced this in a statement...
By Ola May 27, 2020 5901
Lawan condoles with NUJ over death of New Telegraph Editor
Nigeria’s Senate President, Ahmad Lawan has commiserated with the Nigerian Union of Journalists and the Guild of Editors on the death of one of their colleagues, Mr. Waheed Bakare. Lawan also condoled with Mr Bakare’s family, and the...
By candynews May 27, 2020 6934
Trump accuses Twitter of interference as platform fact-checks his tweets
Twitter on Tuesday issued a fact check on President Donald Trump’s tweets. It was the first time ever the veracity of the American leader’s claims were checked. Twitter put a label under two of the president’s tweets, which claimed that...
By candynews May 27, 2020 6216
Why identity matters for nation’s development
Director-General, NIMC, Aliyu Aziz Globally, identity management is central to the development of any country in order for governments to cater adequately to the needs of the people. In other words, proper economic planning, adequate...
By Ola May 27, 2020 5668
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