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Bukayo Saka was the hero as Arsenal came back from two goals deficit to force a draw against Standard Liege of Belgium in Thursday’s UEFA Europa League game.

Bukayo Saka steps up to save Ljungberg and Arsenal at Liege

Bukayo Saka was the hero as Arsenal came back from two goals deficit to force a draw against Standard Liege of Belgium in Thursday’s UEFA Europa League game.
Didier Deschamps

France boss signs contract extension through to 2022

Deschamps’ previous deal was due to expire following the conclusion of Euro 2020, but following a successful spell in charge of the national team, he has been given the security of being able to work through until the end of their World Cup defence in Qatar.
Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup

2018 World Cup: Ex-FIFA president bribed by ‘Russian oligarch’ – report

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has published claims that a former FIFA President was bribed by a “Russian oligarch” to ensure c won the right to host the 2018 World Cup.
Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel has been ruled out for the rest of the year after being hospitalised by an “awkward fall” at his home.

Borussia Dortmund midfielder out for rest of year after fall at home

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Axel Witsel has been ruled out for the rest of the year after being hospitalised by an “awkward fall” at his home.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Jose Mourinho wants to reunite with former Manchester United star at Tottenham

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho is planning a shock move for former Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini.
South African Football Association SAFA

South Africa withdraws bid for 2023 Women’s World Cup

The South African Football Association (Safa) has announced they are no longer willing to pursue their bid to host the 2023 Fifa Women's World Cup but will shift focus to the 2027 edition.
Kenneth Omeruo at CD Leganes

Kenneth Omeruo begs Victor Osimhen to join him at Leganes

Kenneth Omeruo has called on his international teammate Victor Osimhen to join him at Spanish club, Leganes.
The Nigeria Football Federation has officially accepted the proposal of Belgian born striker Cyriel Dessers to the Super Eagles after he declared himself available to play for Nigeria.

NFF welcomes Belgian born striker Cyriel Dessers

The Nigeria Football Federation has officially accepted the proposal of Belgian born striker Cyriel Dessers to the Super Eagles after he declared himself available to play for Nigeria.
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NPA, Port of Antwerp sign MoU for operational efficiency

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and the Port of Antwerp Belgium, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) towards operational efficiency in line with the desire to deepen the mutual beneficial relationship existing between the two ports.
Tanzania head coach Etienne Ndayiragije has named a 32-man squad to prepare for the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup set to start in Uganda next month.

Cecafa Cup: Tanzania coach names provisional squad

Tanzania head coach Etienne Ndayiragije has named a 32-man squad to prepare for the Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup set to start in Uganda next month.
Nigerian international Peter Olayinka was in action for Czech Republic side Slavia Prague in their 3-1 home defeat to Italian giants Inter Milan in UEFA champions league clash on Wednesday.

Peter Olayinka impressive performance overshadowed by Lukaku’s heroics

Nigerian international Peter Olayinka was in action for Czech Republic side Slavia Prague in their 3-1 home defeat to Italian giants Inter Milan in UEFA champions league clash on Wednesday.
French international Loic Remy has hail Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen for his superlative performances for their modest French Club Lille Metropole.

French striker Loic Remy dismisses animosity reports with Victor Osimhen

French international Loic Remy has hail Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen for his superlative performances for their modest French Club Lille Metropole.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr ranked 19th best coach in the world by German firm

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has been ranked 19th best coach in the world by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) based in Germany.
The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. - 108

D’Tigress gets USA, host Serbia, Mozambique in Tricky FIBA WOQT Group

African Champions D’Tigress will battle host Serbia, 17 times Olympic Champions as well as Mozambique in the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournaments.
Zinedine Zidane has provided an injury update on Real Madrid star Eden Hazard (Getty)

Real Madrid reveal how long injured Eden Hazard will be out

Real Madrid have breathed a sigh of relief that star forward Eden Hazard is only out for ten days following a leg injury.
Maurice Robinson, 25, who is known as Mo, was allegedly part of a global smuggling ring. He was arrested shortly after the bodies of eight females and 31 males were found in a trailer attached to his Scania cab in an industrial park in Grays, Essex, on 23 October.

UK driver admits two charges after bodies found in truck

A British driver accused of the manslaughter of 39 Vietnamese migrants found dead in a refrigeration truck pleaded guilty on Monday to conspiring to assist illegal immigration.
The Bombardier Q400 plane is among new aircrafts procured by the government for the national carrier-Air Tanzania Corporation Limited.

Tanzanian plane impounded in Canada

A Tanzanian plane has been impounded in Canada, the country’s Foreign Affairs Minister Palamagamba Kabudi has revealed.
Nigeria’s D’Tigress will now face hosts Mozambique in the FIBA women’s basketball Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers.

Olympics qualifiers: D’Tigress seeded with Japan, Brazil, Great Britain in pot 3

Nigeria women’s national basketball team, D’Tigress, has been seeded in pot three alongside Japan, Brazil and Great Britain ahead of the draw ceremony for the 2020 Olympic Games Qualifying Tournament.

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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA in Kwara arrests 119 drug suspects in six months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Manchester City players banned from attending Christmas party

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
Philip Shaibu

APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.