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Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Henry Nwosu: Mikel Obi the greatest Nigerian to play in Premier League

Former Nigeria international Henry Nwosu has picked John Obi Mikel as the greatest Nigerian player in the Premier League ever.
Peter Schmeichel

Peter Schmeichel: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is doing an ‘amazing job’ at Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is doing an "amazing job" at Manchester United, according to Peter Schmeichel, who has advised his old club against bringing in "another big-name manager'.
Harry Kane is recovering well from an ankle injury

Harry Redknapp warns Harry Kane could leave Tottenham over lack of trophies

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp has warned that Harry Kane would not be content to stay at the North London club unless they begin to challenge for silverware.
Former Manchester United skipper, Rio Ferdinand, has called on English football chiefs to cut through the ranks — and give black voices a say in the game.

Rio Ferdinand wants premier league season to be abandoned over coronavirus outbreak

Football in England has been suspended until April 30 but a return to action is expected to be delayed even further with the death toll in the country rising.
Barcelona have reportedly pinpointed Marcus Rashford and Harry Kane as two potential targets as the club looks to locate a replacement for Luis Suarez next summer.

Marcus Rashford: Coronavirus hasn’t ruined my recovery

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford says his recovery from the back injury that has sidelined him since January has not been affected by the coronavirus crisis.
Pedro

Pedro confirms Chelsea exit

Spanish forward Pedro Rodriguez has revealed he will be leaving Chelsea this summer, but says at the moment all his thoughts are with the current coronavirus situation.
During a session with the club's media, Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo was surprised to receive a call from legend Andy Cole.

Odion Ighalo strikes nominated for Manchester United Goal of the Month award

Last month, the forward bagged three goals in four appearances and two of the efforts have been nominated for the best United strike in the month under review, according to a statement on the club website.
Liverpool's champions-elect should not yet be considered an all-time great Premier League side, according to former midfielder Paul Ince, because they have not proven that they will be able to sustain success season after season.

Paul Ince: Liverpool aren’t one of the great teams yet

Liverpool's champions-elect should not yet be considered an all-time great Premier League side, according to former midfielder Paul Ince, because they have not proven that they will be able to sustain success season after season.
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.

Ander Herrera: Thomas Tuchel makes me think of Louis van Gaal

Paris Saint-Germain ace Ander Herrera has drawn comparisons between Thomas Tuchel and Louis van Gaal, highlighting the way they both create teams "organised by position".
According to Portsmouth, Mnoga’s result was confirmed a few hours after James Bolton, Andy Cannon and Sean Raggett.

Portsmouth defender tests positive for coronavirus

According to Portsmouth, Mnoga’s result was confirmed a few hours after James Bolton, Andy Cannon and Sean Raggett.
Frank Lampard has brought a positive vibe into the Chelsea dressing room since succeeding Maurizio Sarri in the managerial hot seat, according to Callum Hudson-Odoi.

Frank Lampard names the five best players he ever played with

Frank Lampard played with some world-class players for Chelsea, Manchester City, and England – but he can’t choose between the two best of all.
Chris Smalling is ready to hold talks regarding a permanent move to Roma from Manchester United and is also eyeing up an England recall ahead of Euro 2020.

Roma to face competition from Arsenal, Spurs for Chris Smalling

Serie A giants AS Roma will face competition from North London clubs Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur for the services of Manchester United defender Chris Smalling.
The FA Cup could be sacrificed for other competitions because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: FA Cup set to be sacrificed for Premier League

The FA Cup could be sacrificed for other competitions because of the coronavirus outbreak.
Odion Ighalo has been nominated for Manchester United's Player of the Month award for March.

Odion Ighalo nominated for maiden Manchester United award

Odion Ighalo has been nominated for Manchester United's Player of the Month award for March.
Bruno Fernandes has been won the Premier League Player of the Month award for February.

Bruno Fernandes named Premier League Player of the Month

The Manchester United midfielder has had a stunning start to life in England since his arrival from Sporting Lisbon in January for €55m.
Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino (L) and Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (R) tap hands ahead of the UEFA Champions league Group E football match between Liverpool and Napoli at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on November 27, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Liverpool left to wait and wonder after virus strikes

Liverpool could have been crowned Premier League champions on Monday for the first time in a generation. Instead the stadium will be silent and the streets empty.
Jürgen Klopp has seen his Liverpool side concede seven goals in their last three games. John Sibley-Action Images via Reuters

Liverpool left to wait and wonder after coronavirus strikes

Liverpool could have been crowned Premier League champions on Monday for the first time in a generation. Instead the stadium will be silent and the streets empty.
David Luiz is an “unbelievable player”, according to Pablo Mari, with an Arsenal new boy welcoming the opportunity work with a decorated Brazil international.

Pablo Mari: David Luiz is an unbelievable player

David Luiz is an “unbelievable player”, according to Pablo Mari, with an Arsenal new boy welcoming the opportunity work with a decorated Brazil international.

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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.