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Simeon Nwankwo has signed a three-year contract extension with Italian Serie B side Crotone.

Super Eagles star on target again as Crotone push for promotion to Serie A

The 28-year-old Nigeria international struck in the 37th minute of the encounter at Stadio Pier Cesare Tombolato after Junior Messias broke the deadlock 11 minutes into the game.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

West Brom shown strong interest in former Super Eagles skipper

The 33-year-old Nigeria legend is currently without a club having left Turkish Super Lig outfit Trabzonspor by mutual consent in March.
Out-of-favour Super Eagles forward Simy Nwankwo was among the goals for Crotone in their 3-1 win over Ascoli in Italian Serie B cracker on Friday.

Super Eagles star bangs first career hat-trick in Crotone big win

Super Eagles star Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo banged first career hat-trick in Crotone 3-0 big win over Benevento in the Serie B encounter at Stadio Ezio Scida.
Newly-promoted Italian Serie A club Benevento has expressed interest in signing former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi this summer.

Newly promoted Serie A club interested in signing ex-Super Eagles skipper

Newly-promoted Italian Serie A club Benevento has expressed interest in signing former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, this summer.
Commuters wear face mask at the Plaza Espana subway station in Barcelona on April 14, 2020. – Spain reported 567 deaths from the new coronavirus, a slight increase after a one day decline, bringing the total number of fatalities to 18,056 — officially the third highest in the world behind the United States and Italy. (Photo by PAU BARRENA / AFP)

Italy passes 30,000 coronavirus deaths, as new cases drop

Italy on Friday became the third country in the world to record 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus, reporting 243 new fatalities compared with a daily tally of 274 the day before.
Luigi Aurisicchio, CEO of Takis, told ANSA that the Covid-19 candidate vaccine had neutralised the virus in human cells, for the first time.

Italian firm develops world’s first coronavirus vaccine

According to tests carried out at Rome’s infectious-disease Spallanzani Hospital, a single shot of the vaccine generates antibodies in mice.
A woman holds a mobile phone while the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 19, 2020. REUTERS-Steven Watt

European scientists and researchers raise privacy concerns over coronavirus contact tracing apps

A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has waded again into the controversies surrounding the dramatic spread of COVID-19 and the extreme measures implemented by leaders worldwide to contain it.

Prophet TB Joshua: Hardship virus more dangerous than coronavirus

Prominent Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has again waded into the contentious issue of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, calling on world leaders to reopen the economy.
Out-of-favour Super Eagles forward Simy Nwankwo was among the goals for Crotone in their 3-1 win over Ascoli in Italian Serie B cracker on Friday.

Super Eagles player nets in club’s huge win in Italy

Out-of-favour Super Eagles forward Simy Nwankwo was among the goals for Crotone in their 3-1 win over Ascoli in Italian Serie B cracker on Friday.
Real Madrid are refusing to let playmaker James Rodriguez leave the club on loan this season, instead holding out for a permanent deal amid interest from Napoli.

Carlo Ancelotti expects James Rodriguez negotiations with Real Madrid to take ‘a very long...

Carlo Ancelotti expects negotiations with Real Madrid to bring James Rodriguez to Napoli will take "a very long time".
Lecce

Lecce seal promotion to Serie A

Having been promoted from Serie C last term, Lecce became the fifth team to achieve a double promotion from the third tier to Serie A in the past five seasons, after Frosinone, SPAL, Benevento and Parma.
Inter Milan

Inter Milan accept two-match San Siro closure after trouble at Napoli game

Inter Milan have decided not to appeal against their two-match stadium closure imposed after trouble at their recent game against Napoli at the San Siro.
Maurizio Zamparini

Owner sells Italian club for 10 euros

Palermo, the club currently top of Italy’s second division, have been bought by a “London-based company” for 10 euros ($11), their owner Maurizio Zamparini announced on Saturday.
Giuseppe Rossi

Italy’s Giuseppe Rossi avoids doping ban

Former Manchester United striker Giuseppe Rossi has avoided a doping ban following his positive test for the banned substance dorzolamide.
Giuseppe Rossi

Giuseppe Rossi protests innocence after doping test failure

Giuseppe Rossi has said he is innocent after it emerged that he failed a doping test in May.
Giuseppe Rossi

Italy’s Giuseppe Rossi tests positive for banned substance

Italy striker Giuseppe Rossi is facing a doping ban after testing positive for the banned substance dorzolamide, media reports said Tuesday.
Kevin-Prince Boateng

Kevin-Prince Boateng: Cristiano Ronaldo to Juventus ‘good for Serie A’

Kevin-Prince Boateng says Juventus should be applauded if they succeed in bringing another star name to Serie A, after he was officially presented as a Sassuolo player on Friday afternoon.

Mo Salah breaks record and Emmanuel Boateng leaves Barca heartbroken

Egyptian Mohamed Salah broke a record and Ghanaian Emmanuel Boateng left Barcelona heartbroken as they became the top African performers in the elite European leagues at the weekend.

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PPPRA fixes petrol ex-depot price for N138.62

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Rep Elumelu: Opposition lawmakers leading anti-corruption investigations

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Zamfara schools to resume August 9

The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
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NSE: Trading sustains positive trend, up by 0.31 per cent

Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.

NUC: 32 universities involved in research to tackle impacts of coronavirus

The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.