Abba Kyari: Cacophony of Divergent Tributes

It has been a torrent of tributes since the demise of Mallam Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. The tributes are as myriad as they are conflicting. Some see Abba Kyari as the best that had happened to the Buhari administration while others see him as the albatross of the same administration. President Buhari said it all when he noted that Kyari was first of all a friend before being the Chief of Staff. He described his late Chief of Staff as a loyal friend of 42…

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COVID19: AS Roma players give up wages for rest of the season

AS Roma‘s players and coaching staff have volunteered to give up their wages for the remainder of the 2019-20 season to help steer the club through the coronavirus pandemic. The Serie A side announced on Sunday that its players will forego four months’ salary and will collectively make up the difference in non-playing staff’s wages whose salaries were affected when they were placed on the Italian government’s social safety net scheme. The club’s players, first-team coach Paulo Fonseca, and his staff, have volunteered to forgo four months’ salary this season…

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