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NSE market capitalisation rises further by N130 billion

Sentiments remained positive on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday, with the market capitalisation growing by N130 billion due to gains by Dangote Cement.

Six dead as plane carrying coronavirus aid crashes in Somalia

A plane carrying aid supplies for use in the fight against the coronavirus crashed in Somalia on Monday, killing all six people on board, the Somali transport minister said.
Paul Pogba faces a race against time to prove his fitness for Manchester United's clash with Arsenal after suffering a recurrence of an ankle injury.

Real Madrid to make cut-price offer for Paul Pogba

Real Madrid are planning to launch a £70m bid for midfielder Paul Pogba, who is open to the prospect of leaving Manchester United this summer, The Express reports.
Paul Pogba faces a race against time to prove his fitness for Manchester United's clash with Arsenal after suffering a recurrence of an ankle injury.

Report: Manchester United to sell Paul Pogba in summer

Injuries have not made it easier for him, with his last appearance for the club coming all the way back in December. To compound his problems, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was also involved in an argument with the player’s agent Mino Raiola.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

13 robbers shot dead by police in Lagos

Officers of the Lagos State Police Command have shot dead 13 armed robbers during gun battle and arrested 164 other suspected robbers.
Tyson Fury appeared to taunt heavyweight rival Anthony Joshua by wearing a ‘Nigeria’ themed gumshield during his emphatic victory over Deontay Wilder on Saturday night.

Nigerian flag, name carried on Tyson Fury’s gum shield in fight against Deontay Wilder

Tyson Fury emerged the new WBC Heavyweight champion of the world on Saturday night in Las Vegas after defeating Deontay Wilder in a seventh round stoppage win of their 12-round title fight.
Juventus are weighing up a summer move for Chelsea’s contract rebel Willian.

Juventus considering summer transfer swoop for Chelsea’s Willian

The 31-year-old’s current deal at Stamford Bridge runs out at the end of the season and he has continually stalled on penning fresh terms with the Blues.

Barcelona slash asking price for Philippe Coutinho amid Manchester United interest

Manchester United could reportedly sign former Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho for cheap ahead of what can only be described as a crucial summer.
The Indian Government, on Monday, called for bids to acquire loss-making national carrier, Air India, in which it holds a 100-per-cent stake.

Indian government solicits bids for debt-ridden national carrier

The Indian Government, on Monday, called for bids to acquire loss-making national carrier, Air India, in which it holds a 100-per-cent stake.
According to trusted Liverpool journalist James Pearce, Liverpool are open to selling Xherdan Shaqiri in the summer transfer window.

Liverpool open to selling this first-team star for €30m in the summer

The Swiss international is reportedly a target for both AS Roma and Sevilla. Pearce goes on to say that Liverpool will dismiss any approach to loan the player this month but are willing to sanction a move away in the summer for a reported €30million.
Marquinhos has insisted that everyone at Paris Saint-Germain is happy with head coach Thomas Tuchel's work so far.

Report: PSG could replace Thomas Tuchel with Pep Guardiola

It’s no secret that Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel needs to lead his team on an impressive run in the UEFA Champions League if he hopes to remain in his current position. Another Round of 16 departure would almost certainly lead to his dismissal.
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson (right) and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn during a BBC debate in London, England, December 6, 2019. (Jeff Overs-BBC-Handout via Reuters)

UK parties in final campaign push for Thursday election

The main political party leaders are continuing to push their election pledges to voters, as the campaign enters its final few days.
Meghan Markle has reportedly received a helping hand from the future queen consort, Kate Middleton.

Meghan Markle receives advice from Duchess of Cambridge

Meghan Markle has reportedly received a helping hand from the future queen consort, Kate Middleton.
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino hints about January transfer plans

Tottenham crashed out of the League Cup earlier this week and they have made a poor start to their league campaign as well.

Onitsha city marathon gets Coca-Cola as official sponsor

Organisers of the maiden edition of the Onitsha City Marathon, OCM, announced that it has secured soft drink giants, Coca-Cola Nigeria, as its first official sponsor.
Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus Atletico Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo drops retirement hint

Cristiano Ronaldo is uncertain when he will stop playing, but the Juventus star said it could be as soon as next year.
Former Brazil star Rivaldo believes Paul Pogba and Christian Eriksen would fit in well at Real Madrid, but says the Spanish giants do not need them.

Juventus still hoping to sign Paul Pogba this summer

That’s according to the Express, who report that Juve are trying to sell a number of players in order to raise the funds required to sign Pogba.
Lucas Torreira

Lucas Torreira throws Arsenal future into doubt with latest comments

Lucas Torreira has thrown his Arsenal future into doubt by admitting that he wants to one day play for Boca Juniors.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.