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Lille owner Gerard Lopez has confirmed that Manchester United and Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer.

Lille owner confirms Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer

Lille owner Gerard Lopez has confirmed that Manchester United and Arsenal-linked Gabriel will leave the club this summer.

Iran cries victory after UN rejects US bid to extend arms embargo

Iran on Saturday hailed a UN Security Council vote rejecting a US bid to extend an arms embargo on the Islamic republic, saying its foe has “never been so isolated”.
Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC).

Africa’s death toll surges to 24,660

The Africa Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday said the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Africa surged to 1,084,687 as the death toll rose to 24,660.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

PTF keeps NFF waiting on Womens World Cup training camp

Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, is awaiting a response from the Sports Ministry and Presidential Task Force on the COVID-19 to a request to begin camping for the qualification matches of the FIFA U-20 and U-17 Women Cups.
French Ligue 1 side Lille have splashed out about $35m to sign Victor Osimhen’s replacement after sealing a deal for Canadian star Jonathan David.

Lille splash out $35 million to seal deal for Victor Osimhen’s replacement

French Ligue 1 side Lille have splashed out about $35m to sign Victor Osimhen’s replacement after sealing a deal for Canadian star Jonathan David.
The Coordinator, Defence Media Operations, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

DHQ: Nothing new about ISIS, Al-Qaeda infiltration

The Defence Headquarters has said that the reported activities of the Islamic State and Al-Qaeda terrorist groups in West Africa is not new.
Egyptian investigators inspect a light aircraft which crashed on landing at Gouna airport, near Hurghada on the Red Sea coast, on August 6, 2020. (AFP)

Two dead as light aircraft crashes in Egypt

A light aircraft crashed on landing at Egypt’s Gouna Airport on the Red Sea coast on Thursday killing the two pilots on board, the civil aviation ministry said.

US: Terrorists shut 9,000 schools in Nigeria, other African countries

The United States Africa Command has said terrorist groups including the Islamic State, Al-Qaeda, Boko Haram and Al-Shabaab, in the last five years, shut down over 9,000 schools in different African countries including Nigeria.

US: ISWAP, Al-Qaeda taking over West Africa

Commander of the US Special Operations Command, Africa, Maj. Gen. Davin Anderson, noted that the extremist groups have begun deploying strategies to re-establish themselves in the region and expand further in the continent without drawing attention.
Manchester City have completed the signing of Valencia winger Ferran Torres in a deal worth an initial £21 million ($27m).

Manchester City sign Ferran Torres from Valencia

Manchester City have completed the signing of Valencia winger Ferran Torres in a deal worth an initial £21 million ($27m).
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Dollar slips after political wrangling slows rally

A dollar rebound faltered on Tuesday as political wrangling over a United States relief plan and the gloomy outlook weighed on the currency.
A United Nations plane careened off the runway while touching down in the northern Malian city of Gao on Monday, the international organisation said, injuring 11 people.

UN plane crash-lands in Mali, injures 11

A United Nations plane careened off the runway while touching down in the northern Malian city of Gao on Monday, the international organisation said, injuring 11 people.

CAF approves revised calendar for Interclubs competitions

Confederation of Africa Football Emergency Committee has approved the revised calendar for the Interclubs competitions which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino after his speech during the UEFA Congress REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

FIFA says no reason for Swiss authorities to investigate Gianni Infantino

Global soccer body FIFA has said there is no reason for Swiss authorities to launch criminal proceedings against its president Gianni Infantino who will continue in his role as normal.
Manchester City has won the battle to host the reverse fixture of the round of 16 against Real Madrid at the Etihad Stadium after facing some uncertainty to play the match in England.

Manchester City complete first signing of summer

Manchester City have signed Mechelen teenager Issa Kabore, the Premier League side announced on Wednesday.

Nigeria contributes $1.17 billion to ECOWAS in 16 years

Nigeria has paid more than 1,177 billion dollars to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) as its Community Levy contribution in the last 16 years.
Nigeria international Sunday Mba has revealed his desire to return to football after two years of inactivity.

Daniel Amokachi: Indiscipline cut short Sunday Mba’s career

Former Super Eagles assistant coach Daniel Amokachi says indiscipline and a failed move to French Ligue 1 club Girondis Bordeaux affected Sunday Mba’s career.
Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. Ludovic Marin-AFP

Five African leaders in Mali to resolve political crisis amid ongoing protests

Five African leaders are set to make a fresh bid to end Mali's political crisis on Thursday, following weeks of sometimes deadly protests demanding the embattled president's resignation.

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Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has described the victory of Godwin Obaseki in the just concluded gubernatorial election as the end of godfatherism in Edo State.

Governor Wike: Godwin Obaseki’s victory ends Edo godfatherism

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has described the victory of Godwin Obaseki in the just concluded gubernatorial election as the end of godfatherism in Edo State.
The governorship election in Edo begins peacefully with impressive voters’ turnout in most wards across the state.7

Edo election: FCT residents commend INEC innovations, performance

Some residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have commended the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on its performance at the just concluded Sept. 19, governorship election in Edo state.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, said the Federal Government would engage the services of members of the National Youth Service Corps to champion the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals 2030 at the grassroots.4

Survival Fund: Nigerian government releases registration schedule as portal opens Monday

As the portal for the registration of prospective beneficiaries for the Survival Fund opens on Monday, the Federal Government has released the timetable for categories of businesses to register.
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Edo election: APC rejects Governor Obaseki’s victory

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had earlier announced the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Governor Godwin Obaseki as the winner of the election after securing 307, 955 votes, while the Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu of the All Progressives Congress polled 223,619.
Housemates were on Sunday shocked when Ozo and Trickytee were evicted from BBNaija House.

#BBNaija: Ozo, Trickytee evicted from Biggie’s House

Housemates were on Sunday shocked when Ozo and Trickytee were evicted from BBNaija House.