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Investigators to unveil new MH17 findings next week

International investigators probing the downing of flight MH17 said Friday they will reveal fresh findings next week, nearly five years after the Malaysia Airlines plane was shot over Ukraine.
Eden Hazard has signed for a fee that could rise to £150m. Manu Fernández-AP

Eden Hazard not ready to rival Sergio Ramos at Real Madrid

The Belgian attacker made it clear during his press conference, Hazard has been a regular penalty taker for his teams whether at country or club level, but he's not expecting the club captain to hand over the spot-kick duties to him at Real Madrid.
Despite his eventual inclusion in the Guinean team for the Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nation (AFCON), Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has admitted that he is not yet fully fit from his thigh injury.

AFCON: I’m not yet fully fit – Naby Keita

Despite his eventual inclusion in the Guinean team for the Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nation (AFCON), Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita has admitted that he is not yet fully fit from his thigh injury.
Gareth Bale's agent insists the Wales international is 100 per cent committed to Real Madrid despite Zinedine Zidane's comments after the defeat to Rayo Vallecano.

Ramon Calderon: Real Madrid should loan Gareth Bale out

Real Madrid should allow Gareth Bale to leave on loan, says the club's former president Ramon Calderon.
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AFCON: Angola unveil final 23-man squad

Angola coach Srdan Vasiljevic has unveiled his 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) in Egypt.
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Taiwo Awoniyi admits sadness at AFCON snub

Liverpool forward Taiwo Awoniyi has admitted his sadness at being snubbed for Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations campaign.
Ferland Mendy of Olympique Lyon

Real Madrid sign Ferland Mendy from Lyon in £47 million deal

Real Madrid have signed left-back Ferland Mendy from Lyon in a deal worth up to £47.1m, which takes their summer spending close to £300m.
Romelu Lukaku called on Manchester United to play with “arrogance and confidence” against Barcelona as they seek to overturn a 1-0 defeat in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final.

Romelu Lukaku: Antonio Conte is the best coach in the world

Romelu Lukaku has revealed he would jump at the chance to work with Antonio Conte at Inter, labelling the Italian the "best coach in the world" while hinting that he has made a decision over his future.
Romelu Lukaku

Romelu Lukaku casts doubt over Manchester United future

Romelu Lukaku said he expects a "busy summer" as he cast doubts over his Manchester United future amid growing links to Inter.
The Democratic Republic Congo have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to begin in Egypt on June 21.

AFCON: DR Congo unveil final squad

The Democratic Republic Congo have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations, scheduled to begin in Egypt on June 21.
Romelu Lukaku

Robert Martinez pays tribute to Romelu Lukaku after Scotland win

Roberto Martinez paid tribute to Romelu Lukaku following his two-goal display in Belgium's 3-0 win over Scotland.
Belgian side Standard Liege have announced Mbaye Leye as one of the club’s assistant coaches.

Senegal’s Mbaye Leye joins Standard Liege as assistant coach

Belgian side Standard Liege have announced Mbaye Leye as one of the club’s assistant coaches.
This picture taken on April 12, 2019 shows a smoke plume rising from an air strike behind a tank and technicals (pickup trucks mounted with turrets) belonging to forces loyal to Libya’s Government of National Accord (GNA), during clashes in the suburb of Wadi Rabie about 30 kilometres south of the capital Tripoli. Mahmud TURKIA / AFP

UN hears calls to enforce Libya arms embargo

The UN Security Council on Monday renewed a green light to a European Union mission to combat migrant trafficking and arms smuggling off Libya's coast amid calls for action to cut the flow of weapons.
England manager Gareth Southgate feels that his side’s disappointment at finishing third in the UEFA Nations League is a step in the right direction.

Gareth Southgate: England want more than semi-final finishes

England has reached the semi-finals of the last two major championships but manager Gareth Southgate says missing out on the World Cup and Nations League final has left the squad deeply unsatisfied.
Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 African Cup of Nations.

Super Eagles 23-man squad for AFCON lands in Egypt

Super Eagles 23-man squad landed in the city of Ismailia, Egypt on Sunday night ahead of 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
Gareth Southgate will be tasked with leading England to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

Gareth Southgate bemused as England are ‘lobbed’ Nations League medals

Gareth Southgate was left bemused by England being given medals for finishing third at the Nations League – but not at a presentation.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has admitted that he faces a selection headache as his team step up preparations for the Africa Cup of Nations starting June 21 in Egypt.

AFCON: Gernot Rohr releases Super Eagles final 23-man squad

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has axed the duo of Kelechi Iheanacho and Semi Ajayi from his final 23-man squad to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Emmanuel Dennis

Arsenal, Lyon chase Nigeria U23 forward Emmanuel Dennis

Arsenal have reportedly made a £12m offer for Club Brugge striker Emmanuel Dennis.

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Court remands fake NNPC GMD

A Kwara Sate High Court, Ilorin, on Friday ordered the remand of one Jamiu Isiaka, 31, for allegedly impersonating the Group Managing Director (GMD) of Nigeria National Petroleum Cooperation ( NNPC ), Dr Maikanti Baru, and others.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo says his administration is doing a lot from its end to tackle illegal migration to Europe but needs more support from partners.

Governor Obaseki mulls football tourney for Edo primary schools

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government is finalising plans to organise a football tournament for pupils in primary schools across the state’s three senatorial districts, as part of government’s drive to develop sports at the grassroots.
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Nigeria zoo probes reports of cash-eating gorilla

A zoo in northern Nigeria is investigating reports that a gorilla has eaten about 7m naira ($19,400, £15,400), officials have told BBC Pidgin.

Delta CJ vows to bring Asaba lawyer’s killers to justice

The Chief Judge of Delta State, Justice Marshall Umukoro, has vowed to bring to justice the killers of an Asaba-based lawyer, late Kennedy Nwashindi Ofuezuem Anni.

Central bank commences disbursement of initial N30 billion loan for palm oil production

A concerted effort to end oil palm importation and locally grow the crop on a large-scale basis has kicked off, with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) allocating an initial N30 billion for the project, which it said is already being disbursed to beneficiary farmers in identified states.