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Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, wearing a protective suit enters a hall during his visit to the hospital for coronavirus patients in Kommunarka settlement, outside Moscow, Russia, March 24, 2020.

Russia moves to ease lockdown despite surge in virus cases

Russia moved to ease a nationwide coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday despite a surge in cases that has seen it register one of the world’s highest number of infections.
Manchester United new boy Odion Ighalo arrived at the club’s Carrington training ground for the first time on Sunday morning, as he prepares to make his debut against Chelsea on Monday night.

Odion Ighalo trains with Manchester United teammates for the first time

Manchester United new boy Odion Ighalo arrived at the club’s Carrington training ground for the first time on Sunday morning, as he prepares to make his debut against Chelsea on Monday night.
Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin told a government meeting that the order had been signed to take measures to close the border (with China) in the Far East, Russian news agencies reported.

Russia to shut border with China over Coronavirus

Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin told a government meeting that the order had been signed "to take measures to close the border (with China) in the Far East," Russian news agencies reported.
Former Liverpool and Mali midfielder Mohamed Sissoko has announced his retirement from active football at the age of 34.

Former Liverpool midfielder Mohamed Sissoko announces retirement

Former Liverpool and Mali midfielder Mohamed Sissoko has announced his retirement from active football at the age of 34.
Anthony Joshua celebrates victory over Andy Ruiz Jr. Richard Heathcote-Getty Images 7

Anthony Joshua to make $262 million in Deontay Wilder fight

Following a victorious win against Andy Ruiz Jr., Anthony Joshua could double his purse by fighting WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder.

Teenager kills one, injures three in Russian college

A 19-year-old student in Russia’s Far East opened fire in his college Thursday morning, killing one classmate and injuring three other people before shooting himself, investigators said.
Russian President, Vladimir Putin - AFP PHOTO - Sputnik - Alexey NIKOLSKY

Russia’s Vladimir Putin bemoans continued corruption at space base

Russian President Vladimir Putin is complaining to his cabinet that widescale corruption at Russia's new space launch facility is continuing.
Zinedine Zidane has been branded a disgrace by Gareth Bale's agent after the Real Madrid boss' comments about the winger's impending exit from the club.

Gareth Bale is delighted to play for Real Madrid – agent

Gareth Bale’s future at Real Madrid remains a topic of much debate, but the attacker’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, has suggested that the 30-year-old is poised to stay at Santiago Bernabeu.
Gareth Bale feels he has been made a scapegoat at Real Madrid and is eager to reach an amicable conclusion with the club over his future.

Gareth Bale is delighted to play for Real Madrid – agent

Gareth Bale’s future at Real Madrid remains a topic of much debate, but the attacker’s agent, Jonathan Barnett, has suggested that the 30-year-old is poised to stay at Santiago Bernabeu.

Robert Mugabe: A leader loved and hated in equal measure by Zimbabweans

Loved and hated in almost equal measure by Zimbabweans, the former teacher was best known for leading Zimbabwe to independence, his controversial land reform programme, his hatred of any political opposition and his very glamorous young wife Grace.
Neymar

Neymar speculation lingers as Paris Saint-Germain aim to shatter glass ceiling

Interminable transfer rumours surrounding Neymar continue to swirl unabated as the new Ligue 1 season kicks off this weekend with defending champions Paris Saint-Germain launching their assault for a seventh title in eight attempts.
US President Donald Trump (right) meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin speak over phone on trade, wildfires

U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin held a phone conversation regarding bilateral trade and the raging wildfires in Russia’s Siberia, the White House said Wednesday.
Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard tells two Chelsea midfielders to leave Stamford Bridge

Chelsea midfielders, Danny Drinkwater and Tiemoue Bakayoko, are set to leave the club, following Frank Lampard’s assessment of their pre-season tour to Japan.
Russian President Vladimir Putin meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Far Eastern Federal University campus on Russky island in the far-eastern Russian port of Vladivostok on April 25, 2019. (Photo by Alexey NIKOLSKY - SPUTNIK - AFP)

Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong Un vow to seek closer ties at first talks

Russia’s Vladimir Putin and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un met face-to-face for the first time on Thursday, vowing to seek closer ties as they look to counter US influence.
Russian Su-34 fighter jets

Two fighter jets collide over sea

Two Russian Su-34 fighter jets collided on Friday over the Sea of Japan during a training flight, with both crews managing to eject, the defence ministry said.

Emmanuel Emenike rules out China move

Ex-International Emmanuel Emenike has ruled out the possibility of him taking a deal with any club in China, as he says he prefers playing European football.
Nigerian Tulip International College (NTIC)

400 students compete for World Scholar’s Cup

A total of 400 secondary school students have taken part in the second edition of World Scholars Cup competition hosted by the Nigerian Tulip International Colleges (NTIC) in Abuja between November 3rd and 4th.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) speaks on the plenary session of the third Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, on Sept. 7, 2017. [Photo-Xinhua]

Vladimir Putin hosts 4th Eastern Economic Forum

World leaders and business tycoons gathered in Russia’s Far Eastern port city of Vladivostok to discuss cooperation at the fourth Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) that opened Tuesday.

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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.