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Nani has offered some insight into the pressures involved in signing for Manchester United, with the Portuguese revealing that he was sure some of the club's older players didn't like him during his first few years with the Old Trafford side.

Nani: I thought Manchester United players didn’t like me

Nani has offered some insight into the pressures involved in signing for Manchester United, with the Portuguese revealing that he was sure some of the club's older players didn't like him during his first few years with the Old Trafford side.=
English singer and songwriter, Adele Laurie Blue Adkins also known as Adele who clocks 32 today is dedicating the birthday celebration to thank “all of our first responders and essential workers who are keeping us safe while risking their lives”.

Adele dedicates birthday message to healthcare workers

English singer and songwriter, Adele Laurie Blue Adkins also known as Adele who clocks 32 today is dedicating the birthday celebration to thank “all of our first responders and essential workers who are keeping us safe while risking their lives”.
Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri has said that his post-match reaction to the 2-1 loss to Napoli was “exploited”, with the former San Paolo boss having said that if he had to lose to anyone, he was glad it was his old club.

Maurizio Sarri: I had confrontational relationship with Chelsea dressing room

Maurizio Sarri has revealed he had a "confrontational relationship with the Chelsea dressing room" during his first six months in charge at the club, but says the players eventually learned to appreciate his character.
Governor Babagana Zulum on Friday struck a deal with 30 Saudi-based clerics to endlessly pray for the return of peace in the state.

Ramadan: Borno pays April salaries, pensions

Civil servants and pensioners in Borno have been paid April salaries and pensions to enable them make preparations for the upcoming Ramadan Fast.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer praised the leadership qualities of Bruno Fernandes as the midfielder prepares for his first taste of the Manchester derby.

Ruben Gabrielsen: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a magician in big games

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is a "magician" in big games, according to Molde defender Ruben Gabrielsen, who says the Manchester United boss is a "fantastic human" who "knows how to talk to" his players.
Players from Nigeria’s women’s football club, Pelican Stars of Cross River state, embarked on a protest outside Government house over salaries that they say have not been paid for 10 months

Pelican Stars players protest over unpaid 10-month salary arrears

Players from Nigeria’s women’s football club, Pelican Stars of Cross River state, embarked on a protest outside Government house over salaries that they say have not been paid for 10 months.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the former royal highnesses best known to the public as Harry and Meghan, appear to have left their wooded paradise on Vancouver Island in western Canada for the bright lights of Los Angeles.

Harry and Meghan disappoint Canadians with departure

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, the former royal highnesses best known to the public as Harry and Meghan, appear to have left their wooded paradise on Vancouver Island in western Canada for the bright lights of Los Angeles.

Queen Elizabeth to address Brits on Sunday

The government has put Britain into a virtual lockdown, closing pubs, restaurants, and nearly all shops, while banning social gatherings and ordering Britons to stay at home unless it is absolutely essential to venture out.
It's not the most convenient of cures (Getty Images)

Coronavirus lockdown in UK leads to boom in love affairs

As the coronavirus lockdown in the UK entered its second week, to prevent the spread of coronavirus, an unexpected boom in affairs is being noticed by experts.
Former Chelsea head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has opened up on his ill-fated reign at Stamford Bridge, admitting that he failed to see eye to eye with Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka.

Luiz Scolari explains how clashing with Didier Drogba, Nicolas Anelka led to his Chelsea...

Former Chelsea head coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has opened up on his ill-fated reign at Stamford Bridge, admitting that he failed to see eye to eye with Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka.
Pope Francis is expected to decide on Wednesday whether to make a limited exception to the celibacy rule for priests, one of the most controversial issues in the Catholic Church today.

Pope calls for world prayer to halt coronavirus’ onslaught

Pope Francis said on Sunday he will this week deliver an extraordinary “Urbi et Orbi” (to the city and the world) blessing – normally given only at Christmas and Easter – and called for worldwide prayer to respond to the coronavirus crisis.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is 'waiting' for Real Madrid to launch a formal offer for his services, according to Mathias Pogba, who claims 'anything can happen' before the Spanish transfer deadline on September 2.

Paul Pogba demands ceasefire between Mino Raiola and Ed Woodward

Relations between United’s executive vice chairman Ed Woodward and Raiola were reported to have completely broken down after the agent made a number of inflammatory and unnecessary comments about the club and Pogba’s future.
Kenny Rogers has died at 81 on March 20, according to multiple sources. Paul Natkin-Getty Images

Country music legend Kenny Rogers passes on

Country music legend Kenny Rogers, whose career spanned six decades, has died at the age of 81, his family said late Friday. =
A student of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State has reportedly been diagnosed with Lassa fever.

Nigerian university suspends Chinese course, lecturers amid coronavirus fears

Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State, has suspended a Chinese course in the institution amid fears of a probable spread of the novel Coronavirus.
Manchester City advanced to the EFL Cup final following a 3-2 aggregate over Manchester United.

Five top games to watch in Europa League this week

The Europa League knockout phase begins on Thursday, with VAR being introduced to Europe’s secondary club competition for the first time outwith the final for the last 32, first-leg ties. AFP Sport picks five games to watch this week
Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal has urged franchisees operating in the red meat value chain in the State to put in place necessary protocols in order to ensure that their meat is wholesome and fit for human consumption.

Lagos set to launch maiden Eko City farmers’ market

A new farmers’ market where Lagosians can buy fresh farm produce at farm gate prices will open at Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) next Sunday.

Boko Haram: Chibok community targeted for ‘annihilation’ – residents

Members of the Chibok community, in war-ravaged Borno State, on Monday, said they were being targeted for ‘annihilation’ by the Boko Haram.
Liverpool are set to shatter their transfer record to sign Ousmane Dembele from Barcelona, according to the Sun.

Barcelona confirm Ousmane Dembélé hamstring tear

It has been confirmed that Ousmane Dembélé has a ‘complete tear’ of his right hamstring although Barcelona have refused to comment on just how long the Frenchman will be missing for.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.