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Kelechi Nwakali: It has been difficult staying at home

Huesca midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has revealed life has been difficult in Spain, following the directives of the authorities on the coronavirus.
John Obi Mikel helped Trabzonspor edge their fierce rivals Fenerbahce with a 2-1 win in a Turkish Super Lig match on Saturday.

Coronavirus: Radamel Falcao, Didier Drogba support Mikel Obi’s call for Turkish Super Lig suspension

Mikel took to social media over the weekend to express his displeasure with the continuation of the football leagues in Turkey despite the spread of Covid-19 across Europe, and the world at large.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke confirms new role at Egyptian side

Former Nigerian international Emmanuel Amuneke has confirmed that he is still with the Egyptian club side El Makassa after several reports on his dismissal as the head coach of the team.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been handed a boost ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers after the head coach of the Sierra Leone National team, Sellas Tetteh Teivi resigned from his position.

Sierra Leone head coach resigns

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have been handed a boost ahead of their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers after the head coach of the Sierra Leone National team, Sellas Tetteh Teivi resigned from his position.
Cyriel Dessers says he’s hoping to involved in Nigeria’s 2021 African Cup of Nation qualifying match against Sierra Leone.

Cyriel Dessers admits Nigeria contact

Cyriel Dessers said he’s hoping to involve in Nigeria’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Sierra Leone.
Coach of Nigeria’s handball national team Rafiu Salami has declared that Nigeria is ready and good to go ahead of the fast approaching Handball cup of nations which begins on the 16th of January 2020 in Tunisia after the team wrapped up preparation for the competition with a 25 – 21 win over Congo on Sunday.

Rafiu Salami: Nigeria ready for handball Cup of Nations

Coach of Nigeria’s handball national team Rafiu Salami has declared that Nigeria is ready and good to go ahead of the fast approaching Handball Cup of Nations which begins on the 16th of January 2020 in Tunisia after the team wrapped up preparation for the competition with a 25–21 win over Congo on Sunday.
Sadio Mane believes Liverpool are well motivated to clinch the Premier League trophy this season.

Sadio Mane set to be crowned King of Africa

Liverpool sharpshooter Sadio Mane is expected to become the first African football headline-maker of 2020 by winning the Player of the Year award in Egypt next week.
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has finally react to his first goal for Nigeria in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

Alex Iwobi celebrates maiden AFCON qualifier goal

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has finally react to his first goal for Nigeria in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Former assistant coach of Nigeria’s senior men national football team Joe Erico has called on national team coach Gernot Rohr to hand opportunities to new players against Ukraine later today amidst a number of withdrawal due to injury in the Super Eagles list of players invited.

Gernot Rohr open up on his contract situation with NFF

Super Eagles technical adviser Gernot Rohr says he’s not getting carried away with his contract situation with the Nigerian Football Federation.
Arsenal’s Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts at the end of the English Premier League football match between Leicester City and Arsenal at King Power Stadium in Leicester, central England on November 9, 2019. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Nigeria need certainty over Gernot Rohr future

Nigeria begin what is expected to be a smooth passage to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations this week, but do so with a shadow over the future of coach Gernot Rohr.
Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Saturday in Singapore told the media that he is preparing three-time African champions Nigeria for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against the Benin Republic and Lesotho, rubbishing claims by a journalist on social media that he wants to quit the job.

AFCONQ: Gernot Rohr to arrive Saturday as Super Eagles begin training for Benin, Lesotho

Rohr is expected to arrive the country from Cairo, Egypt where he went to offer support to the Olympic Eagles ahead of the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations.
Soccer Football – The Best FIFA Football Awards – London Palladium, London, Britain – October 23, 2017 Former Inter Milan and Barcelona player Samuel Eto’o speaks during the awards. REUTERS-Eddie Keogh

Samuel Eto’o: African players ‘not respected’ in Ballon d’Or vote

African players still do not get the recognition they deserve, Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o told AFP in an interview, as he hopes that this will finally be the year another player from the continent wins the Ballon d’Or.
Captain Yaw Yeboah of Celta Vigo, whose goal ensured the Black Meteors' qualification for their first-ever U23 Afcon since the tournament's inception, has been picked alongside Badajoz right-back Kingsley Fobi and Cordoba striker Kwabena Owusu, who ended the qualifiers as Ghana's top scorer.

U23 AFCON: Celta Vigo’s Yaw Yeboah headlines Ghana’s final squad

Captain Yaw Yeboah of Celta Vigo, whose goal ensured the Black Meteors' qualification for their first-ever U23 Afcon since the tournament's inception, has been picked alongside Badajoz right-back Kingsley Fobi and Cordoba striker Kwabena Owusu, who ended the qualifiers as Ghana's top scorer.
Kelechi Nwakali

U23 AFCON: Kelechi Nwakali rejoins Olympic Eagles’ camp

Midfield maestro Kelechi Nwakali is the latest player to join the camp of Nigeria’s U23 boys, Olympic Eagles in Abuja as the team intensifies preparations ahead of the 3rd Africa U23 Cup of Nations holding in Egypt early next month.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal. - NFF

WAFU Cup: Super Eagles crash out, lose on penalties to Cape Verde

Nigeria’s Super Eagles team B on Saturday crashed out of the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Cup of Nations in Senegal.g
The Nigeria Amputee Football Federation (NAFF) said it had received official invitation letter to participate in the 5th Cup of Africa Nation for Amputee Football (CANAF) billed for Angola in September.

Amputee Eagles promise Nigerians good outing in Angola

Sarafadeen Oyeleke, the new Captain of the national Amputee football team, has promised Nigerians that they should expect a brilliant performance from the team in the upcoming 2019 Cup of Nations for Amputee Football (CANAF) in Angola.

U23 AFCON: Olympic Eagles begin training in Asaba

Nigeria’s U-23 boys have started intensive training in the city of Asaba ahead of tomorrow’s make-or-break Africa U-23 Cup of Nations final qualifying clash against Sudan.

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The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

Minister: Seven coronavirus patients discharged in Abuja, 39 may follow soon

Seven patients who recently tested positive for Coronavirus and housed in the COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Abuja have been discharged after fully recovering from the dreaded virus.
PDP and Wada are challenging the declaration of Yahaya Bello of the APC as winner of the November 16, 2019 governorship election held in the state.

Kogi governor sacks vice chancellor, rector

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has sacked the Vice Chancellor of the Kogi State University, Ayangba, Prof Mohammed Abdulkadir.
The House of Representatives is calling for the postponement of the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold next week in Edo State.

Bringing Chinese doctors to Nigeria is against national interests – Reps minority caucus

Minority Caucus of the House of Representatives has said that the importation of Chinese doctors into Nigeria will be against the national interests of the country.
The new executive members were announced by the chairman of the PDP state congress committee, Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State.

Oyo records two suspected coronavirus cases

The Oyo State COVID-19 Task Force, on Tuesday evening, recorded the confirmation test of two suspected cases of Coronavirus, which came back positive, bringing the total cases of the virus to eleven in the state.
The Central Student Disciplinary Committee, CSDC, of the University of Ibadan, UI, has meted various punishments to 22 erring students of different departments.

Oyo, University of Ibadan partner over containment of coronavirus pandemic

IN its readiness to contain the Coronavirus pandemic, the Oyo State Containment and Decontamination Project on Tuesday expressed its readiness to embark on immediate decontamination of all areas suspected to have come under the attack of the novel virus.