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Real Madrid have completed the signing of goalkeeper Alphonse Areola on a season-long loan deal from Paris Saint-Germain, with Keylor Navas going the other way. 2

Keylor Navas and Alphonse Areola complete surprise swap deal

Real Madrid have completed the signing of goalkeeper Alphonse Areola on a season-long loan deal from Paris Saint-Germain, with Keylor Navas going the other way.

Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas ‘agrees terms’ with Paris Saint-Germain

Keylor Navas is on his way out of Real Madrid and will be a Paris Saint-Germain player before the transfer window closes next week.
Luca Zidane has left Real Madrid for Racing Santander on loan for the 2019-20 season.

Luca Zidane leaves Real Madrid for Santander loan

Luca Zidane has left Real Madrid for Racing Santander on loan for the 2019-20 season.
Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Federal government to empower 2,500 Niger Delta youths senator

The federal government through its Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) is set to empower 2,500 Niger Delta youths through industrial fishing and associated sea foods production.
Haiti goalkeeper Jhony Placide jumps onto defender Andrew Jean Baptiste as Canada midfielder Atiba Hutchinson and defender Carlens Arcus look on. (Michael Wyke-AP)

Haiti shock Canada at CONCACAF Gold Cup

Haiti stunned Canada 3-2 in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-finals in a huge upset in Houston on Saturday.
L to R. Prince Patrick Osobase, Prof. Charles Dokubo,Usani U.Usani and Edobor Iyamu in a photograph after the launch of the fishing training programme for 2,500 Niger Delta Youths

Amnesty: Federal government trains 2,500 Niger Delta youths on fishing, others

The Federal Government through the Presidential Amnesty Programme is set to train 2,500 Niger Delta Youths on fishing and associated seafood production.

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes Panama, Costa Rica

A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake rocked the Panama-Costa Rica border region on Wednesday, according to the United States Geological Survey.
Real Madrid has turned down Keylor Navas’ demand to leave for free after the Costa Rican asked for a free transfer.

Real Madrid turn down Keylor Navas’ demand

Real Madrid has turned down Keylor Navas’ demand to leave for free after the Costa Rican asked for a free transfer.
Argentina's Lionel Messi, left, in action against Nicaragua in San Juan, Argentina, on Friday. Agustin Marcarian - Reuters

Copa America: Lionel Messi scores twice as Argentina routs Nicaragua 5-1

Lionel Messi scored a first-half double as Argentina warmed up for the Copa America with a comprehensive 5-1 win over Nicaragua on Friday in San Juan.
Paris Saint-Germain want Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas as a replacement for veteran showstopper Gianluigi Buffon who left the Parc des Prince, this summer.

Paris Saint-Germain eye Real Madrid goalkeeper as Gianluigi Buffon replacement

Paris Saint-Germain want Real Madrid goalkeeper Keylor Navas as a replacement for veteran showstopper Gianluigi Buffon who left the Parc des Prince, this summer.

Keylor Navas told not part of Real Madrid plans for next season

Real Madrid have reportedly told Keylor Navas that he will not be part of their plans for next season.
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Nigeria receives 4,000 vials of anti-snake venom drugs, after months of paucity

Nigeria on Saturday received 4,000 vials of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), ending months of acute shortage of the drug and bringing relief to victims of snakebites across the country.
Iker Casillas says Real Madrid's newly-returned coach Zinedine Zidane reminds him of Vicente del Bosque while praising him for his work in the Santiago Bernabeu hot seat.

Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane takes dig at Barcelona over La Liga titles

Zinedine Zidane maintains Real Madrid are still the most prestigious team in La Liga regardless of Barcelona's imminent title win this season.
The United States will get a chance to exact revenge on Trinidad and Tobago at the Gold Cup after they were drawn together in a group that also features Panama and Guyana.

United States to face Panama, Trinidad and Tobago at Gold Cup

The United States will get a chance to exact revenge on Trinidad and Tobago at the Gold Cup after they were drawn together in a group that also features Panama and Guyana.
Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric looks on during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Real Madrid CF and AS Roma at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 19, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - GABRIEL BOUYS

Raphael Varane, Luka Modric, Toni Kroos back in Real Madrid squad

Real Madrid have been boosted by the return of several key players for Wednesday's clash with Valencia, although goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois remains out.

David de Gea’s career crossroads a danger to Manchester United’s revival

Manchester United’s solitary defeat 16 games into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s caretaker reign in charge against Paris Saint-Germain exposed the gulf the English giants still have to bridge to become a European powerhouse once more.
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Scarcity of anti-snake venom hits Nigeria at peak period of snakebite

As the peak period of snakebite approaches, the nation is hit with the paucity of Anti-Snake Venom (ASV), according to Dr Nandul Durfa, Managing Director, Echitab Study Ltd Guarantee.
Joel Campbell

Joel Campbell: I could’ve done well under Unai Emery

Joel Campbell has revealed he had been hoping to remain at Arsenal once Unai Emery succeeded Arsene Wenger, but is enjoying a spell in Serie A which could soon see him joined by Aaron Ramsey.

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The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Easter: Police to continue enforcement of restriction order

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday said the social restriction order would continue during the Easter celebration in states where the order had been in ordered.
FILE - A volunteer receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle, March 16, 2020.

China recruits volunteers for phase two coronavirus vaccine trial

Barely a week after Chinese scientists finished injecting an experimental coronavirus vaccine into their first group of volunteers, official news outlets reported Thursday that a second batch of participants was being recruited.
The government’s expression is coming after the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, assured on his verified Twitter handle that he was going to engage the Chinese Government over the allegations immediately.

Nigeria summons Chinese envoy over allegations of maltreatment of nationals in China

The government’s expression is coming after the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, assured on his verified Twitter handle that he was going to engage the Chinese Government over the allegations immediately.
The Shell companies in Nigeria have presented eight vehicles to the governments of Lagos and Rivers States to support the efforts at contact tracing and treatment of novel coronavirus disease cases.

Shell equips three hospitals, provides eight vehicles

The companies, comprising: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and Shell Nigeria Gas, also joined other players in the oil and gas industry to support the Federal Government with $30 million to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
Nyesom Wike

Rivers relaxes restrictions for Easter celebrations, others

The Rivers State Government has temporarily relaxed the restrictions on large religious gatherings to enable Christians carry out their religious obligations during the Easter Period.