News Around The Globe

NEWS IN BRIEF AROUND THE GLOBE. 14th February ’20.

FORMER PRESIDENT GOODLUCK  EBELE JONATHAN CONGRATULATORY MESSAGE TO HIS EXCELLENCY SENATOR DOUYE DIRI .
From twitter .

I congratulate His Excellency, Senator Douye Diri who was sworn in today as the 5th Civilian Governor of Bayelsa State, in compliance with the Supreme court verdict of yesterday, 13th February 2020.

You have worked with me before as a commissioner, so I am without doubt that you will live up to the expectations of our people.

Zimbabwe has announced that it will now adopt a coupon system following growing concern that vulnerable groups are unable to access subsidised maize meal. A failing economy has forced the government to increase the price of subsidised maize meal and, in the process, dumping the burden on the less-privileged in communities.

INTERNATIONAL NEWS.

A lockdown at Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs, Florida, today was lifted after authorities found a student with a weapon, a school spokesperson says
Po,ice confirmed it was an airsoft gun.

Soccer

English soccer powerhouse Manchester City has been banned from the UEFA Champions League for two seasons for violating financial rules.

Corruption in Nigerian  football

Taribo West, a former Inter Milan and AC Milan player s

Nigerian football is sinking, it’s almost dead,” West said as he took to the airwaves of a popular radio station in the capital Abuja.

“There’s almost no place where you can talk out against those managing football because they have paid everybody.

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