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Donald Trump greets Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the White House in 2017. Andrew Harrer-Bloomberg

Recep Erdogan: US hasn’t met Syria ceasefire obligations

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday he would tell US counterpart Donald Trump that Washington must do more to implement a ceasefire deal they agreed in order to halt Turkey’s offensive in Syria.
The US Ambassador to Ankara David Satterfield was summoned to the foreign ministry over “a resolution that lacks any historical or legal basis” and a bill that imposes sanctions over Turkey’s military operation in Syria, the officials said.

Turkey summons US envoy, rejects ‘Armenian genocide’ recognition

Turkey on Wednesday summoned the US ambassador to Ankara over a resolution passed by the US House of Representatives officially recognising the “Armenian genocide”, officials at the Turkish foreign ministry said.
Russian President Vladimir Putin gives a speech during the International Arctic Forum in Saint Petersburg on April 9, 2019. (Photo by Mikhail KLIMENTYEV - SPUTNIK - AFP)

Moscow woos Africa with cash, security

Russia President Vladmir Putin says Moscow will encourage African countries to table their own development proposals for discussion during the inaugural Russia-Africa Summit that opens on Wednesday October 23.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s close-season transfer to AS Roma has made a lasting impact off the pitch, helping a missing Kenyan boy reunite with his family thanks to the Italian club’s social media campaign.

AS Roma’s ‘social’ service reunites missing boy with family

Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s close-season transfer to AS Roma has made a lasting impact off the pitch, helping a missing Kenyan boy reunite with his family thanks to the Italian club’s social media campaign.
Antoine Griezmann promised to work on his penalties having joked his wife's absence may have resulted in his spot-kick miss against Albania.

Barcelona star blames wife for missed France penalty

Antoine Griezmann promised to work on his penalties having joked his wife's absence may have resulted in his spot-kick miss against Albania.
Leonardo Bonucci

Leonardo Bonucci: Racism is a plague that has to be eradicated

Leonardo Bonucci has said that racism is a 'plague that has to be eradicated' but added that fingers should not be pointed solely at Italy as abuse has been witnessed in more leagues than just Serie A.
Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Nikola Kalinic of Atletico Madrid joined Roma on loan just before Monday’s transfer deadline.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Nikola Kalinic join Roma on loan

Arsenal’s Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Nikola Kalinic of Atletico Madrid joined Roma on loan just before Monday’s transfer deadline.
Spanish Segunda Division side UD Almeria have officially announced the signing of Nigerian attacking midfielder Isah Aliyu on a five-year contract from Armenian Premier League side Lori Vanadzor.

Spanish club sign Nigerian star on a five-year deal

Spanish Segunda Division side UD Almeria have officially announced the signing of Nigerian attacking midfielder Isah Aliyu on a five-year contract from Armenian Premier League side Lori Vanadzor.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan of Arsenal

Roma to try to sign Henrikh Mkhitaryan on loan from Arsenal

There had been talk over the summer that Arsenal wanted to move Henrikh Mkhitaryan on in order to free up some wages from their books. Due to the large amount Arsenal pay him, there was very little interest and when the window closed in England, all went deathly quiet on the Mkhitaryan front.
Screenshot of former president of Armenia Robert Kocharyan on his way to penitentiary after a judge ruled on June 25 that he would have to await his trial in jail.

Armenian ex-leader arrested on allegation of abuse of power

A former president of Armenia, Robert Kocharyan, was arrested on Tuesday on an allegation that he abused his power in authorizing a violent crackdown on protests more than a decade ago.
Arsenal ace Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates wedding to stunning bride Betty Vardanyan with romantic Venice boat trip

Henrikh Mkhitaryan weds fiancee in romantic ceremony in Venice

Arsenal forward Henrikh Mkhitaryan celebrates the wedding to his stunning fiancee Betty Vardanyan with romantic Venice boat trip.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin hits out at Arsenal and Chelsea Europa League final backlash.

Aleksander Ceferin: English clubs are losing popularity

The popularity of English clubs across Europe is being damaged by complaints over the decision to hold the Europa League final in Azerbaijan, according to UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin.
UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin, has defended the decision to hold this year’s Europa League final in Baku and criticised English clubs over persistent complaints.

UEFA president slams “mad” Premier League clubs

UEFA President, Aleksander Ceferin, has defended the decision to hold this year’s Europa League final in Baku and criticised English clubs over persistent complaints.
Roberto Mancini Italy

Roberto Mancini: Marco Verratti is great even though he looks tiny

Marco Verratti is a great player for Italy even though he looks "small and tiny", says coach Roberto Mancini.
Marcelo Djalo

AFCON: Marcelo Djalo tops Guinea-Bissau’s 29-man provisional squad

Fulham defender Marcelo Djalo has been named in Guinea-Bissau's 29-man provisional squad for this month's Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger unsure of football’s managerial role

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to return to football soon, but says he is at crossroads and is not sure if he should take up another role as manager.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger: Europa League final being in Baku is ‘a nightmare’

The Europa League final being held in Baku is "a nightmare" for Arsenal and Chelsea fans, according to Arsene Wenger.
Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang believes Henrikh Mkhitaryan's absence in the UEFA Europa League final against Chelsea will provide the team with added motivation to win the trophy and qualify for the UEFA Champions League.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s absence will motivate Arsenal to win Europa League

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has described Henrikh Mkhitaryan's absence from the Uefa Europa League final as a big shame.

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Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government, states, local councils share N702.058 billion for October

The Federal government, States and Local government Councils on Wednesday shared a total of N702.058 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of October 2019.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs executive order ending open defecation

Moves to check indiscriminate defecation in public places and its associated health challenges may have seen President Muhammadu Buhari signing Executive Order 009 to outlaw the practice.
The Wife of Ondo State Governor, Mrs. Betty Akeredolu, has decried the rate at which many Nigerian men abandon the responsibility of training children to their wives alone.

Betty Akeredolu: Child upbringing a joint task

The wife of Ondo State Governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has decried the rate at which many Nigerian men abandon the responsibility of training children to their wives alone, and described childcare as a joint task in order to have a peaceful society.

Customs seizes contraband in Lagos, Kano

The Nigerian Customs Service (NCS) have destroyed imported frozen poultry products seized by CGC Strike Force.
Chelsea have apologised after young players were exposed to a dangerous and prolific child abuser who was able to offend unchallenged at the club during the 1970s.

Chelsea to expect transfer ban verdict in the next two-to-three weeks

Chelsea were also fined £467,000 for breaking rules regarding third-party influence on players, which FIFA said they were guilty “in connection with two agreements it concluded concerning minors and which allowed it to influence other clubs in transfer-related matters.”