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Juventus have announced that Stephy Mavididi has left the Allianz Stadium and will join Ligue 1 club Montpellier.

Stephy Mavididi joins Montpellier from Juventus

The 22-year-old was on loan at Dijon for the 2019-20 season, scoring eight goals in all competitions and making 30 appearances, with the Owls finishing in 16th place, seven points clear of the relegation zone.
Lyon have been the dominant force in French women's football for over a decade (AFP Photo-Fred TANNEAU)

Lyon women awarded French title for 14th consecutive season

French women’s football giants Lyon will be declared league champions for the 2019-20 campaign, collecting the title for the 14th consecutive year after the season was ended by the coronavirus pandemic.
Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.

Lyon slam ‘sudden’ decision to end Ligue 1 season

Lyon hit out at the French football league on Sunday for “suddenly” ending the Ligue 1 campaign, saying the decision could see the division slip further behind Europe’s top leagues and calling for it to be reversed.
L’Équipe report that the French football league body, the LFP, are working to restart Ligue 1 action on one of the following two dates, amid the ongoing disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic- June 3rd or June 17th

French players called to go on strike if Ligue 1 not expanded to 22...

Former PSG and Toulouse manager Antoine Kombouare has called on players to go on strike next season if Ligue 1 is not expanded to 22 clubs.
Monaco star Cesc Fabregas feels the 2019-20 Ligue 1 season may have been cancelled too soon amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Cesc Fabregas: Ligue 1 ended too soon amid coronavirus crisis

Paris Saint-Germain were declared champions and Amiens and Toulouse were relegated after the season was called off last month, with most teams still having 10 games remaining.
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.

Victor Osimhen emerges fourth best scorer in Ligue 1

Victor Osimhen has emerged as the fourth highest goalscorer in the French Ligue 1 this season.
A woman holds a mobile phone while the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, London, Britain, April 19, 2020. REUTERS-Steven Watt

European scientists and researchers raise privacy concerns over coronavirus contact tracing apps

A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has waded again into the controversies surrounding the dramatic spread of COVID-19 and the extreme measures implemented by leaders worldwide to contain it.

Prophet TB Joshua: Hardship virus more dangerous than coronavirus

Prominent Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has again waded into the contentious issue of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, calling on world leaders to reopen the economy.
Moses Simon is among the nominees for Nantes' Player of the Month award for February.

Moses Simon in contention for player of the month prize

The Nigeria international has been in impressive form for the Yellow Canaries this month, scoring a goal in their 2-1 defeat to PSG on February 4 and in their 3-3 draw against Dijon four days later.
Thomas Tuchel hopes his Paris Saint-Germain outfit can break their last 16 curses in the Champions League when they face his former club Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

PSG boss Thomas Tuchel defends Neymar after red card against Bordeaux

PSG manager Thomas Tuchel has leapt to the defence of Neymar after his sending-off in the 4-3 win against Bordeaux on Sunday, insisting the Brazilian’s reaction was simply ‘human’.
FC Nantes coach Christian Gourcuff has described the club’s summer loan signing from Levante, Moses Simon, as an important creative player who will help improve his team this term

Moses Simon welcomes permanent Nantes stay

Moses Simon is excited with his consistent performances for French Ligue 1 side Nantes and has expressed his desire to remain with the club going forward.
Super Eagles Forward, Moses Simon was on parade for FC Nantes as his goal was enough to see off OGC Nice in a French Ligue One Match at the Stade de la Beaujoire yesterday.

Nantes boss Christian Gourcuff hails Moses Simon

Nantes’ head coach Christian Gourcuff has heaped praises on Nigerian international winger Simon Moses for his terrific form.
Super Eagles Forward, Moses Simon was on parade for FC Nantes as his goal was enough to see off OGC Nice in a French Ligue One Match at the Stade de la Beaujoire yesterday.

Moses Simon targets permanent stay at Nantes

Moses Simon has expressed his desire to join Nantes permanently after the end of his loan spell.
Paris Saint-German manager Thomas Tuchel has aimed a sly dig at Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane for a public show of admiration for Kylian Mbappe.

PSG coach Thomas Tuchel plays down spat with Kylian Mbappe

Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel on Monday attempted to play down a touchline spat with Kylian Mbappe which overshadowed the French champions’ big weekend win over Montpellier.
Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie has completed her 18-month move from NWFL side Rivers Angels to Paris FC in France.

Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnadozie joins Paris FC from Rivers Angels

Super Falcons goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie has completed her 18-month move from NWFL side Rivers Angels to Paris FC in France.
Barcelona remain determined to bring Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar back to Camp Nou and will launch a renewed transfer offensive in the summer window.

Paris St Germain’s defence exposed despite Neymar’s brilliance

Paris St Germain’s defensive shortcomings were exposed as Monaco snapped the champions’ Ligue 1 winning streak in a thrilling 3-3 draw at the Parc des Princes on Sunday.
Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Victor Osimhen returns to base, ready for Raon l’Etape clash

The forward was in Nigeria for the Yuletide break after an eventful 2019, where he scored 13 times after joining the French top-flight side from Sporting Charleroi.
Lille manager Christophe Galtier is not worried about his side’s overdependence on Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen for goals this season.

No qualms depending on Victor Osimhen for goals – Lille coach

Lille manager Christophe Galtier is not worried about his side’s overdependence on Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen for goals this season.

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Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

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Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

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DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

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INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

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Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.