Adeleke appoints self, deputy as commissioners for works, sports, special needs

Governor Ademola Adeleke of Osun state, has appointed himself and his deputy, Kola Olawusi as commissioners for Works, Sport and Special Needs. This development comes as the governor swore in 25 newly appointed commissioners he assigned various portfolios on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Adeleke also swore in a lawyer, Sola Akintola, as the Commissioner for Health. The House of Assembly had confirmed the 25 commissioner-nominees after screening and Speaker Adewale Egbedun had announced the confirmation of the appointments. Speaking during the inauguration at his office in Osogbo, Governor Adeleke said he would not condone what he called a solo show by any

Flying Eagles arrive in Lodz for FIFA Under-20 World Cup

The delegation of Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team arrived in the city of Lodz on Saturday afternoon. Ademola Olajire, Director of Communications at Nigeria Football Federation, said the team were in the Polish city ahead of their FIFA Under-20 World Cup Round of 16 game on Monday. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Flying Eagles are billed to face fellow African team, Senegal. “Players and officials left their Qubus Hotel in Bielsko-Biala after breakfast and arrived in Poland’s third largest city just in time for lunch at the Hotel Ambasador Premium,” Olajire said in a statement on

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UCL Final: Seven things to know as Liverpool, Tottenham battle

At long last, the UEFA Champions League final is here and a befitting climax is expected when English clubs, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur go up against each other at the Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid tonight. Both the Reds and Spurs have set and broken a number of records as they weathered the storm to make it into the final of the most glamorous club competition. As we countdown to Saturday’s final, PREMIUM TIMES highlight seven of the interesting facts tied around the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final as served by the Liverpool official website and Opta Stats. Sadio Mane eyeing

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Anthony Joshua: Luis Ortiz will not replace Jarrell Miller as next opponent

Luis Ortiz will not replace Jarrell Miller as world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua's opponent on 1 June, the Cuban's promoter has said. Joshua was due to fight Miller at New York's Madison Square Garden - the British fighter's US debut. But Miller was denied a licence after an "adverse finding" from a sample taken on 20 March. King Kong Boxing accused Joshua's promoter Eddie Hearn of using Ortiz, 40, as a "gimmick". "We just received news from promoter that it's a no-go and it was all a gimmick and Hearn's low-ball offers will not be accepted," wrote King Kong Boxing

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