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The World Health Organisation (WHO) chief, Tedros Ghebreyesus, on Monday arrived in Beijing for talks on the coronavirus outbreak, the WHO office in the Chinese capital confirmed.

Coronavirus: Widespread travel bans not needed to beat virus – WHO chief

World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday there was no need for measures that “unnecessarily interfere with international travel and trade” in trying to halt the spread of a coronavirus that has killed 361 people in China.
Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) general secretary Mohammed Sanusi

Kebbi governor celebrates NFF scribe over reappointment

The governor of Kebbi State, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has congratulated the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) General Secretary, Dr Sanusi Mohammed, over his reappointment for another five-year tenure.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari directs stronger electricity regulation, penalties for firms to perform

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that power utility regulators across West Africa must ensure strong and proactive regulation, applying penalties for electricity firms to give quality performance.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister tasks NBBF board members on more laurels

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, met with the Executive Board of the Nigeria Basketball Federation led by Musa Kida in Abuja on Monday.
Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.

Minister charts new course for NFF administration

Nigeria’s Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has held meeting with the chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation in his resolve to sanitize the country’s football administration.
The Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) has taken the step to halt the Professional Football League of Cameroon (LFPC) effective immediately due to the "serious and repeated violation of its obligations, as stipulated in Article 14 paragraph 1a of the Statutes Fecafoot, and Article 2 of its own Statutes ".

Cameroon federation suspends professional football league

The Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) has taken the step to halt the Professional Football League of Cameroon (LFPC) effective immediately due to the "serious and repeated violation of its obligations, as stipulated in Article 14 paragraph 1a of the Statutes Fecafoot, and Article 2 of its own Statutes ".

Congolese president urges colleagues to invest more in healthcare

An African leader has urged his colleagues to strengthen primary healthcare and invest more in human capital to achieve universal health coverage on the continent.

IMF executive board begins selection process for next managing director

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has adopted an open, merit-based, and transparent process for the selection of the next managing director, the organisation has said.

Christine Lagarde resigns as IMF chief

The Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, announced in a statement on Tuesday that she had submitted her resignation from the IMF and it will go into effect in September.
The Chairman, Board of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Wada Maida, has been elected on the Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom.

NAN chairman, others elected on IPI board

The Chairman, Board of News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Wada Maida, has been elected on the Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom.
Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, said on Saturday he would like to be remembered as the minister who sanitised sports administration in Nigeria by democratising the operations of federations.

Minister Dalung hails Musa Kida-led Nigeria Basketball Federation

Nigeria’s Minister for Youths and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has hailed the Musa Kida led Nigeria Basketball Federation for their achievements since coming into office at the NBBF Annual General Meeting held in Abuja on Saturday.
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Saudi Arabia creates app to track women’s movement

Saudi Arabia has created an application that allows male guardians to track and prevent women from travelling due to the rise in the number of women recently fleeing the ultra-conservative kingdom.

IMF approves $3.7 billion credit for Angola

International Monetary Fund (IMF) approves $3.7 billion credit to Angola

AVOA, AAAN to partner on growth of advertising

The Association of Voice Over Artists (AVOA) and the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) have agreed to collaborate to ensure the growth of the country’s sdvertising industry.

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Heavyweight rankings: Anthony Joshua overtakes Deontay Wilder after Tyson Fury defeat

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Virgil van Dijk is refusing to rule Manchester City out of the Premier League title race despite a “special” win for Liverpool taking them nine points clear of the defending champions.

Virgil van Dijk praises Liverpool’s mental strength

Virgil van Dijk says Liverpool’s ability to stay calm under pressure is the key to their astonishing Premier League title charge after they came from behind to beat West Ham 3-2.

Weight loss company accepts Eniola Badmus as experiment

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NECO dismisses 19 staff over certificate forgery

Barely four months after it dismissed 70 staff for engaging in certificate forgery, the National Examinations Council, NECO, has sacked another 19 of its staff on similar offence.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu believes five-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi could end up staying at the club for another five years.

Manchester City star opens to play with Lionel Messi at Barcelona

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