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Arsenal delivered a hammer blow to Leicester's faint hopes of winning the Premier League with an impressive fightback to win 3-1 on Sunday.

Arsenal come from behind to beat Leicester

Arsenal delivered a hammer blow to Leicester's faint hopes of winning the Premier League with an impressive fightback to win 3-1 on Sunday.
Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly made their first move to sign highly-rated Anderlecht Nigerian winger Paul Mukairu this summer.

Tottenham Hotspur make move for Nigerian winger

Tottenham Hotspur have reportedly made their first move to sign highly-rated Anderlecht Nigerian winger Paul Mukairu this summer.
Emmanuel Dennis has insisted he can do more on loan at Bundesliga side FC Cologne from Belgian champions Club Brugge.

Emmanuel Dennis says he’s not satisfied with FC Cologne performance

Emmanuel Dennis has insisted he can do more on loan at Bundesliga side FC Cologne from Belgian champions Club Brugge.
At least 639 people have died from Ebola since August in DR Congo in what is now the second deadliest outbreak in history [Samuel Mambo-Reuters]

Number of confirmed Ebola cases in DRC rises to 6, 2 people dead

The number of confirmed cases of the Ebola virus disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DR Congo) has reached six, with two people having died, the health minister of the North Kivu province said.
Paul Rusesabagina looks on as he sits with some of his coaccused at the Supreme Court in Kigali. Simon Wohlfahrt - AFP

Hotel Rwanda ‘hero’ goes on trial amid global calls for release

Paul Rusesabagina, the polarising hero of the hit movie "Hotel Rwanda," went on trial on Wednesday on charges including terrorism that drew international calls for his release.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he feels for Pep Guardiola and his players after Manchester City were banned from UEFA competition for two seasons.

Manchester City boss expects Jurgen Klopp to bounce back

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola offered his support to Liverpool counterpart Jurgen Klopp after the Reds' downturn in form led to rumours the German could walk away from the Premier League champions.
Real Sociedad winger Adnan Januzaj says he has nothing to prove to Manchester United ahead of Thursday’s Europa League clash.

Adnan Januzaj: I’ve nothing to prove to Manchester United

Januzaj shot to wonderkid status after breaking into David Moyes’ side during the 2013-14 season aged 18, but Louis van Gaal’s appointment a year later saw the Belgian’s momentum stall, before he finally jetted to Spain in 2017.
There were talks making the rounds that the job of Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso was hanging by a thread after some disappointing results including the semi-final exit from the Coppa Italia in midweek.

Napoli deal Juventus a title-chasing blow

However, neither appeared possible. They were to achieve that tall order against the Serie A champions Juventus, that had won nine of their last 11 games in all competitions and boasted an unyielding defense. And, they were to overcome such daunting challenge without key players like Belgian striker Dries Mertens and Senegalese defender Kalidou Koulibaly.
Pep Guardiola has confirmed that Kevin de Bruyne will be out for “four to six weeks”.

Kevin De Bruyne sad over Manchester City contract latest offer

The Athletic reports De Bruyne is dissatisfied with the terms offered by City. The Belgian has told one of his teammates in the national team that the new contract tabled is for less than the current one.
Real Madrid and Belgian forward Eden Hazard had a surgery on his injured right ankle in the United States on Thursday.

Eden Hazard: Arsenal was my boyhood club

The Belgian international, whose season has been plagued with injuries stated this during an interview with On The Front Foot.
Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Bashir Jamoh, who conveyed the Ministry’s position to the Honourable Minister of Finance, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed, in Abuja, reiterated the commitment of the Honorable Minister of Transportation, Rt. Honourable Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi towards ensuring the growth of maritime in Nigeria.

Official: Belgian investors express interest in Nigeria’s maritime transport policy as an investment vehicle

Executive officers of the Port of Antwerp International have expressed interest in Nigeria’s new National Maritime Transport Policy, under development, for possible windows of investment opportunity for Belgian entities.
Super Eagles striker Paul Onuachu was on taget again for KRC Genk in their Belgian jupiler league clash with Waasland-Beveren on Sunday.

Paul Onuachu says he can shine in any major league

Belgian league leading scorer Paul Onuachu has said he has the talent to shine in any of the major leagues in Europe.
On February 4, Iran’s incarcerated diplomat-terrorist Assadollah Assadi and his three co-conspirators will hear a Belgian court’s verdict for their attempt to bomb the Iranian opposition rally in 2018 in Paris.

Belgian court sentences Iranian diplomat to 20 years for foiled bomb plot

The three other defendants in the case were handed sentences of up to 18 years in prison for the plan to use explosives at an event held by an exiled opposition Iranian group and attended by thousands of people near Paris in 2018.
Eden Hazard opened the scoring for Real Madrid at home to Huesca on Saturday afternoon in a game that Los Blancos went on to win 4-1.

Eden Hazard’s case quite serious – team doctor

Belgium’s team doctor has delivered a worrying diagnosis on superstar Eden Hazard, who is once again injured at Real Madrid.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has been ruled out of Leicester City’s Carabao Cup game against Arsenal on Wednesday.

Leicester City boss hopes to have Wilfred Ndidi back vs Wolves

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers is optimistic Wilfred Ndidi will be available for selection against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday.
Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed Wilfred Ndidi will soon be back to action but will not be involved against Fulham on Wednesday.

Leicester City boss: Wilfred Ndidi ‘won’t be too much longer’ on the sidelines

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed Wilfred Ndidi will soon be back to action but will not be involved against Fulham on Wednesday.
Emmanuel Dennis made his debut for Koln in their 3-1 victory over Arminia Bielefeld in Sunday’s Bundesliga game.

Emmanuel Dennis celebrates debut, first win at FC Cologne

And commenting on his debut and first win Dennis, in a short video clip published on the club’s verified Twitter handle, said:”Hello fans of Cologne. I’m very happy for the three points and I’m very happy for my first game and I hope you guys enjoyed it.”
Ageless Venus Williams opened her 2021 season with a 6-1, 6-3 thrashing of Arantxa Rus Sunday, while former top 10 players Jelena Ostapenko and Caroline Garcia also scored wins.

Venus Williams, Jelena Ostapenko start with win in Australia

Ageless Venus Williams opened her 2021 season with a 6-1, 6-3 thrashing of Arantxa Rus Sunday, while former top 10 players Jelena Ostapenko and Caroline Garcia also scored wins.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku have escaped additional punishments following their clash during the Coppa Italia quarter-final between AC Milan and Inter on Tuesday night.

Romelu Lukaku, Zlatan Ibrahimovic escape additional punishment following Milan derby clash

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Romelu Lukaku have escaped additional punishments following their clash during the Coppa Italia quarter-final between AC Milan and Inter on Tuesday night.
Chelsea are in talks to sign Napoli forward Dries Mertens as they attempt to bring in an attacking player late in the transfer window.

Napoli striker Dries Mertens may consider Arsenal move

Dries Mertens has finally got an escape route in the English club, Arsenal.
Premier League teams are in the race to sign Nigerian attacker Emmanuel Dennis following his impressive performance for his club side Club Brugge.

Club Brugge, FC Cologne agree Emmanuel Dennis loan, winger for medical

Club Brugge and German Bundesliga club FC Cologne have agreed a loan transfer for winger Emmanuel Dennis, who is unsettled at the Belgian champions during a difficult time for him.
Scottish giants Rangers and Celtic will look to sign Bright Osayi-Samuel during the January transfer window.

Bright Osayi-Samuel joins Turkish club Fenerbahce

Turkish side Fenerbahce have announced Bright Osayi-Samuel will join them at the end of the season on a four-year contract.

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Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Zamfara governor: Abduction of Jangebe schoolgirls won’t stop my talks with bandits

As the Zamfara government says it is awaiting the release of abducted schoolgirls in Jangebe, Governor Bello Matawalle insists he will not relent in his peace process with bandits despite efforts to stop it.

Deceased Ogun monarch’s daughters sue Ogboni Society for N50 billion ‘hijack’ of corpse

Three daughters of the late the Alaye-Aba of Aba, Aiyepe, Ogun State, Oba Rauf Adebayo Raji-Suleimon, have sued the unincorporated Osugbo Society of Ijebuland (known as the Ogboni) over the alleged hijack of the late monarch’s corpse.
Nicolas Sarkozy leaves the courtroom during his trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling in Paris in December. Benoît Tessier-Reuters

Former French president jailed for corruption

The politician, 66, who was president from 2007 to 2012 was convicted on charges of corruption and influence peddling in a Paris court and handed a three-year prison sentence of which two years are suspended.
The first woman and first African to lead the World Trade Organization on Monday welcomed an apology from a Swiss newspaper that had dismissed the seasoned international professional as a grandmother.

WTO chief accepts apology from Swiss newspaper over ‘grandmother’ remarks

The first woman and first African to lead the World Trade Organization on Monday welcomed an apology from a Swiss newspaper that had dismissed the seasoned international professional as a grandmother.
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President Buhari felicitates with Speaker Gbajabiamila’s mother at 91

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with prominent Lagos politician and mother of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaja Lateefat Olufunke Gbajabiamila, as she celebrates her 91st birthday on March 2nd, 2021.

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The Minister of State for Health, Senator Olorunnimbe Mamora, confirmed this during a chat with newsmen on Monday.

Minister: Nigerians who received coronavirus vaccines abroad must get tested upon arrival

The minister of state for health, Olorunnimbe Mamora, says Nigerians who have received COVID-19 vaccines abroad will still be required to take polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests upon arrival in the country.
Thierry Henry has stepped down from his role as coach of CF Montreal for family reasons, the Major League Soccer outfit announced on Thursday.

Thierry Henry quits as Montreal coach

Thierry Henry has stepped down from his role as coach of CF Montreal for family reasons, the Major League Soccer outfit announced on Thursday.
FILE PHOTO - Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson reacts during a virtual news conference on the COVID-19 pandemic, at 10 Downing Street in London, Britain January 7, 2021. Tolga Akmen-Pool via REUTERS

Britain premier says optimistic about fully reopening in June

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that he was very optimistic that all COVID-19 restrictions in England would end on June 21, and added that the government would hold a review into the use of vaccine certificates.
The Northern Governors Forum says the current system of open grazing, operated by herders in the country, is no longer sustainable.

Fulani group warns members against negative acts as herders flock to Kwara

The Fulani Community Association in Kwara has advised its members to avoid negative tendencies capable of undermining the peaceful coexistence of the state.
The Minister of Power, Mr. Sale Mamman, who disclosed this in series of tweets via his official Twitter handle, explained that the Siemens deal would expand Nigeria’s power grid capacity to 25,000 megawatts.

Nigeria plans 200MW solar power, largest in West Africa

The federal government and some private firms have planned to build Ashama 200 megawatts (MW) solar power farm, which may be the largest in West Africa.