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Plateau United coach seeks financial support to achieve Champions League Semi final target

Plateau United coach Abdu Maikaba has stated that they need the required support to meet the target of semi-finals of the 2020/2021 CAF Champions League.
Jordan is set to impose a countrywide round-the-clock curfew to fight against the coronavirus pandemic, barring people from moving except for emergencies, the government said.

Jordan announces round-the-clock curfew

Jordan is set to impose a countrywide round-the-clock curfew to fight against the coronavirus pandemic, barring people from moving except for emergencies, the government said.
Reining Nigerian league champions Enyimba of Aba lost their opening Group game of 2019-2020 CAF Confederations Cup to Hassania Agadir of Morroco on Sunday.

CAFCC: Enyimba gets Horoya AC in quarter-final draw

Draws for the last eight of the Competition was held on Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt and Enyimba, who finished as runners-up in Group D will continue their campaign in a tricky fixture.
Horoya AC of Guinea Nigerian striker Bolaji Sakin

CAFCC: Guinea-based striker Bolaji Sakin wants Enyimba in quarterfinal

Horoya AC of Guinea Nigerian striker Bolaji Sakin has stated that he wants a CAF Confederation cup quarter final pairing against Nigeria Professional football league side Enyimba FC after finishing top of group B ahead of Libya’s Al Nasr, Djoliba of Mali and Bidvest wits of South Africa in the CAF Confederation cup.
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

Enyimba chase consolidation points against Agadir

Confederation Cup campaigners Enyimba have a good chance of pushing closer to the next round as the host Hassania Agadir of Morocco on Sunday.
King Abdullah of Jordan on Monday warned that the Islamic State group was regrouping and was once again on the rise in the Middle East.

King of Jordan warns Islamic State on rise again

King Abdullah of Jordan on Monday warned that the Islamic State group was regrouping and was once again on the rise in the Middle East.

CAF Confederation Cup draw postponed to Tuesday

The CAF Confederation Cup group draw scheduled for Sunday has been postponed to Tuesday at the Cairo offices of the Confederation of African Football.
Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named his final 27-man squad for friendly games against Burkina Faso and Niger in September.

Morocco coach trims squad for Burkina Faso and Niger friendlies

Morocco head coach Vahid Halilhodzic has named his final 27-man squad for friendly games against Burkina Faso and Niger in September.
Xavier Amaechi is moving closer towards the exit door at Arsenal.

Xavier Amaechi heading for Arsenal exit as Germany interest intensifies

Talks have been ongoing over a new deal, but there is widespread interest from both home and abroad and sources at Arsenal believe a move to Germany is looking increasingly likely.
Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has made it clear that the main target of the current squad is how to win the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations billed for Egypt in June.

Odion Ighalo, Asisat Oshoala shortlisted for Nigeria Pitch Awards

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo as well as Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala and The Nations’ correspondent Tunde Liadi top the list of nominees for the 6th edition of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards as organisers revealed in Lagos on Thursday the identities of prospective winners.
Chigozie Agbim

Chigozie Agbim, Ifeanyi Ede, others unveiled by new NPFL club Delta Force

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Chigozie Agbim and 2014 CHAN eagles striker Ifeanyi Ede headlined a crack squad of players unveiled by the hierarchy of Delta Force ahead Sunday’s first NPFL home clash against visiting Go Round FC, Omoku, at Stephen Keshi Stadium, after successfully completing the acquisition of newly promoted Kada City FC of Kaduna.
Unai Emery has challenged Denis Suarez to finally make an impact as Arsenal bid to climb back into the Premier League’s top four against Newcastle on Monday.

Unai Emery urges Denis Suarez to take his chance as Arsenal chase top four

Unai Emery has challenged Denis Suarez to finally make an impact as Arsenal bid to climb back into the Premier League’s top four against Newcastle on Monday.
President of The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Gianni Infantino delivers a speech during the elective assembly of the Italian Football Federation (FIGC) on October 22, 2018 at the Hilton hotel of Rome's Fiumicino airport. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

FIFA: Qatar could share World Cup 2022 with expansion to 48 teams

A FIFA feasibility study concluded the 2022 World Cup can expand to 48 teams by using at least one of Qatar's neighbours as an additional host, and found there is a a significant change to the format more than eight years after Qatar won the hosting rights and an additional $400 million in revenue could be generated.
Members of the UAE Armed Forces demonstrate skills during the opening of the International Defence Exhibition & Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi [Christopher Pike-Reuters]

UAE signs $1.3 billion in deals as arms fair opens amid criticism

The United Arab Emirates' years long war in Yemen alongside Saudi Arabia has bled into the start of a biennial Abu Dhabi arms fair, which saw the Emirates sign $1.3bn in weapons deals.
Dubai International Airport

Dubai airport disrupted after reported drone sightings

Flights at Dubai International Airport, one of the busiest in the world, were disrupted on Friday after sightings of a drone flying nearby.
ABU DHABI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - February 4, 2019: Day two of the UAE papal visit - His Holiness Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church (R), presents a gift to HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces (L), during an official reception at the Presidential Palace. ( Ryan Carter / Ministry of Presidential Affairs ) ---

Pope Francis meets UAE Crown Prince

Pope Francis met with the United Arab Emirates Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Monday, the start of a historic trip as the first head of the Catholic Church to set foot on the Arabian Peninsula.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu

Enugu Rangers eye winning start against Salitas

Enugu Rangers will lock horns with Salitas in the 2018/19 CAF Confederation Cup Group B match on Sunday.
Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa’s goal drought continues in Saudi Arabia

Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa goal drought continues as he fired blank in Al Nasr Riyadh 4-0 win over Al Raed in Saudi top flight League played on Friday.

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Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire (born 4 November 1946) is a Nigerian medical doctor and politician. He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in November 2015.

Nigerian government inaugurates infectious disease centre in Abuja

The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated the first Infectious Disease Centre (IDC), in the Federal Capital Territory, and handed it over to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH).
Manchester United fans are planning a mass walkout in the next home game against Wolves on February 1st, as reported in The Mirror.

Ian Wright accuses Manchester United of ‘dithering’ over transfers

The 21-year-old impressed with his performances in the Champions League last season, most notably against Atletico Madrid.
Chelsea will have to wait until at least the summer to try and secure the signings of top attacking targets Jadon Sancho and Timo Werner.

Manchester United optimistic about signing Jadon Sancho

The Premier League side are yet to find an agreement with the German club for the England international but latest reports claim that the Red Devils believe a deal can be done before the transfer window closes next month.
Ese Brume

Diamond League: Ese Brume finishes second In Doha

The reigning African women Long Jump champion, Ese Brume, recorded an impressive outing at the Doha Diamond League on Friday.
Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, has dismissed reports making the rounds that the immediate past administration spent about N100bn for the construction of the state Airport.

Appeal Court reserves judgment in Bayelsa deputy governor’s certificate forgery suit

The Court of Appeal on Friday reserved judgment in Bayelsa deputy governor’s alleged certificate forgery suit.