Home Topics AS

AS

Sickle Cell: How genotype disclosure threaten courtships, marriages

As the world marks World Sickle Cell Day, some residents of the Federal capital Territory (FCT), say non disclosure of genotype status is threatening courtship among young people.

Lionel Messi: Barcelona’s Antoine Griezmann deal ‘still not 100%’

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has said he would like Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann to join him at the Camp Nou to help form "the best team in the world," but added a deal is not yet 100 percent done.

Real Madrid: What will be, will be – Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino responded Friday to speculation that he is Real Madrid's favoured candidate to succeed Zinedine Zidane as coach by saying: "What will be, will be."

Lionel Messi: Barcelona would welcome Antoine Griezmann if he made summer move

Barcelona's Lionel Messi welcomes the idea of Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann, who he called "one of the best players at the moment," joining him at the Camp Nou.

Real Madrid ‘really interested’ in David Alaba – father

Real Madrid are interested in signing David Alaba from Bayern Munich, according to the player's father and agent.

Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla hopes to return this season

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla hopes to be able to play again before the end of the season.

Real Madrid: No team is invincible – Gianluigi Buffon

Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon says that "no team is invincible" but reigning European champions Real Madrid go into their Champions League quarterfinal as favourites.

Ernesto Valverde dismisses talk of Neymar returning to Barca

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has dismissed reports suggesting Neymar could leave Paris Saint-Germain and return to the Catalan giant as “fantasy”.

Lassa fever claims 11 lives in Edo

No fewer than 11 persons have died of Lassa fever in Edo State in the latest outbreak of the hemorrhagic disease.

Rafael Nadal withdraws from Abu Dhabi event

World number one Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from his planned season opener at an exhibition event in Abu Dhabi due to lingering fitness concerns just three weeks ahead of the Australian Open.

What next for Atletico Madrid after Champions League exit

Twice finalists in the last four seasons, Atletico Madrid’s Champions League campaign came to an abrupt end this time round as they failed to reach the last 16 for the first time in five seasons.

Gareth Bale finally back in training for Real Madrid

Gareth Bale finally returned to training with his Real Madrid team-mates on Friday and will be eased back in after two months on the sidelines, according to coach Zinedine Zidane.

Neymar wants Barcelona out of Champions League over withheld bonus

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar, has urged UEFA to kick Barcelona out of the Champions League over withheld bonus.

Lewandowski scores twice in Bayern romp

Robert Lewandowski netted twice on his 100th Bundesliga appearance for Bayern Munich who brushed off their internal strife with a 4-0 hammering of Mainz on Saturday.

Recent Stories

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari pledges to restore devastated communities in North-East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country that his administration will leave no stone unturned in restoring their devastated communities for their immediate and safe return.
Ante Rebic Croatia Argentina

Ante Rebic: Argentina were so bad I didn’t want Lionel Messi’s jersey

Ante Rebic was so disappointed in Argentina's performance and conduct in Croatia's 3-0 win over them that he decided not to ask Lionel Messi to swap jerseys.
Venezuela

UN: Rule of law ‘virtually absent’ in Venezuela

Security forces in Venezuela have carried out hundreds of unjustified killings without any apparent consequences, the United Nations has said in a new report, drawing a rejection from government officials in Caracas.
super eagles

Gernot Rohr: Shake up in Super Eagles paid dividends

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that tactical shake-up paid dividends as they beat Iceland 2-0 in Volgograd, Russia on Friday.

APC rules out crisis in national convention

The Sub-Committee on Monitoring, Coordination and Compliance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee, has allayed fears that the convention, scheduled holding on Saturday, would be marred by crisis.