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Mojisola Christianah Adeyeye, Director General, NAFDAC

NAFDAC: We’ll continue hydroxychloroquine clinical trials

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control says it will continue hydroxychloroquine clinical trials in Nigeria despite the suspension of the same by the World Health Organisation for the treatment of COVID-19.
Coach of NPFL side Heartland FC Fidelis Ilechukwu has expressed his deep concern about his team despite the Owerri side’s 1-0 win over Jigawa Golden stars incidentally been their first win of the league season coming on match day 5.

Fidelis Ilechukwu open to a future move away from Heartland

Former MFM boss Fidelis Ilechukwu says he could be on the move from Heartland after this current season or at the end next campaign.
Jean-Michel Aulas believes the Ligue 1 season should be finished through play-offs after the 2019-20 season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Lyon chief wants play-offs to finish abandoned Ligue 1 season

Jean-Michel Aulas believes the Ligue 1 season should be finished through play-offs after the 2019-20 season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has continued to stand firm on his belief that his side have not yet wrapped up the Premier League title, despite going 19 points clear at the top of the table.

Trent Alexander-Arnold: Jurgen Klopp is an unbelievable boss in every way

Jurgen Klopp is an “unbelievable” manager, admits Trent Alexander-Arnold, with “everything” about the Liverpool boss screaming class.
Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa attended the investiture of his Namibian counterpart Hage Geingob in Windhoek on Saturday, defying his own government’s ban on anyone leaving the country over coronavirus.

Zimbabwean leader defies own travel ban to attend Namibia swearing-in

Zimbabwe president Emmerson Mnangagwa attended the investiture of his Namibian counterpart Hage Geingob in Windhoek on Saturday, defying his own government’s ban on anyone leaving the country over coronavirus.
English Premier League

Premier League announce plans to launch Hall of Fame

“Membership of the Premier League Hall of Fame will be the highest individual honour awarded to players by the League,” said a statement on the Premier League website.

Karate federation rolls out 26 events for 2020

No fewer than 26 programmes have been rolled out by the Karate Federation of Nigeria (KFN) to be carried out in 2020. General Congress
Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Lai Mohammed

Tiwa, Burna Boy, Wizkid, 2Baba shine at 6th AFRIMA awards

Winners have emerged at the 6th All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, held on Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Eko Convention Centre of Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Winners were announced in...
There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

Key takeaways from President Buhari’s visit to South Africa

There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.
Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation - NIDO

[email protected]: Use Diaspora to improve country’s economic well being – NIDOA

Diaspora Nigerians in the Americas running across four countries have urged the federal government to factor in their contributions in the improvement of the economic well being of the country.
Davido performing at BBC Radio 1Xtra Live at the O2 Arena in London.

Davido, Burna Boy, Nasty C lead 2019 AFRIMA continental nominees’ list

Afropop star David ‘Davido’ Adeleke, Afro-fusion singer, Burna Boy and South African musician Nasty C scored the most nominations for 2019 AFRIMA awards.

Benedict Oramah: Africa is making progress

President, Africa Export-Import Bank, Professor Benedict Oramah, has said that that Africa is making gradual progress compared to two decades ago.
Minister of Sports Dalung presents Team Delta with the first prize trophy at the National Sports Festival

Minister: No national sport festival for six years

The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has said that the six years gap created by the inability to host the National Sports Festival (NSF), threw up a succession gap in the athletes representing the country at Continental and International Games.

Festus Keyamo: We’re eager to meet Atiku Abubakar in court

The All Progressives Congress (APC) was prepared and eager to meet the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, in court to prove the 2019 election was devoid of rigging, its Director Strategic Communication of the APC Presidential Campaign Council Festus Keyamo (SAN) has said.
Maximiliano Mendez-Parra

UK seeks improved relations in trade, investment with Nigeria

The United Kingdom (UK) has expressed its desire for improved growth in trade and investment relations with Nigeria, as a research delegation of the International Economic Development Group (ODI) is conducting a diagnostic study on the state of trade and investment between Nigeria and the UK.

Official: Enyimba’s July return to Aba no longer feasible

The Commissioner for Information in Abia, John Okiyi, has said that the government’s plan for Enyimba International FC to return to Enyimba Stadium, Aba, this month was no longer feasible.

NEITI indicts BPE, 15 oil companies for audit non-compliance

Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, yesterday, indicted four oil and gas companies for failing to comply with its on-going independent audit of the oil and gas industry covering 2015, while 12 others were listed as failing to provide some documents required for the audit.

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Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has opened up on why he refused to sign for English Premier League side Arsenal after the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Lille confirms big offers for Victor Osimhen

Lille president Gerard Lopez has revealed that the Club has received several offers for the Nigerian youngster.
Juan Mata believes he made the right decision to join Manchester United almost six years ago and insists the club are getting closer to recapturing former glories.

Fernando Gomez: Manchester United ace Juan Mata surpassed my expectations

Valencia great Fernando Gomez has hailed the impact Manchester United midfielder, Juan Mata, has made during his career.
Abia State Governor, Dr. Okezie Ikpeazu, has warned workers in the state that the coming months will not be easy despite the health challenges already posed by the global pandemic COVID-19.

Abia governor, others to self-isolate after commissioner’s death

Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has directed members of his inter-ministerial committee on COVID-19, who came in contact with late Dr. Solomon Ogunji to undergo tests and self-isolate.
Members of The South African National Defence Force (SANDF) keep watch as South Africa lifts a lockdown lasting two months, to try to revive the economy amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Soweto, South Africa June 1, 2020. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

South Africa partly lifts lockdown to try to fix battered economy

South Africa partly lifted a two month-old coronavirus lockdown on Monday, letting people outside for work, worship, exercise or shopping, and allowing mines and factories to run at full capacity to try to revive the economy.
Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers using King Power to prepare Leicester for empty grounds

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers is planning to hold training sessions for his players at their empty stadium.