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Nigeria Professional Football League side Nasarawa United has decided to retire jersey number ’20’ worn by late Chineme Martins.

Chineme Martins: Nasarawa United retires jersey number 20

The management of Nasarawa United FC on Tuesday announced its plan to rest the jersey number 20 last worn by its deceased player, Chineme Martins, as a mark of honour.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

NPFL players presented coronavirus clearance certificate before match – official

Mr Innocent Adamu, Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) March Commissioner (MC) for matchday12 clash between Jigawa Golden Stars and Nasarawa United FC held at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna yesterday, said he insisted seeing COVID-19 clearance certificate of the players before allowing that the match to hold.
Nigeria Professional Football League campaigners Wikki Tourists FC were involved in an accident that left team bus burnt to ashes along Kibo road around the popular Forest area after Jos in Plateau state.

Wikki Tourists FC involved in accident, team bus burnt to ashes

Nigeria Professional Football League campaigners Wikki Tourists FC were involved in an accident that left team bus burnt to ashes along Kibo road around the popular Forest area after Jos in Plateau state.
Galatasaray SK, the Turkish professional football club based on the European sides of the popular Turkish city of Istanbul, has obtained the signature of Nigeria international winger Henry Onyekuru.

Henry. Onyekuru makes third successful return to Galatasaray

Galatasaray SK, the Turkish professional football club based on the European sides of the popular Turkish city of Istanbul, has obtained the signature of Nigeria international winger Henry Onyekuru. The 23-year-old signed a six-month loan with an option to buy with the Lions from French Ligue 1 giants AS Monaco.
Marcus Rashford is ready to take the next step and become the leader of Manchester United's attack following Romelu Lukaku's departure to Inter Milan.

Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford fit after knee scare

Manchester United FC Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Marcus Rashford was fit for Wednesday’s Premier League match with Sheffield United.
Former Nigerian goalkeeper and assistant coach of the Super Eagles, Joe Erico, is dead.

Sports journalists react to Joe Erico’s demise

Some sports journalists in Lagos have joined other sports enthusiasts in the country to mourn Joe Erico, a former Green Eagles goalkeeper who died on Thursday after a brief illness.
Manchester City have announced that striker Gabriel Jesus and defender Kyle Walker have tested positive for COVID-19.

Manchester City stars test positive for coronavirus

Manchester City have announced that striker Gabriel Jesus and defender Kyle Walker have tested positive for COVID-19.
Newly appointed U.S. Defence Secretary Mark Esper has pressured Japan to participate in a U.S.-led maritime security mission in the Strait of Hormuz.

India, United States set to sign key defence pact on satellite data

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence secretary Mark Esper are holding a dialogue on Tuesday with their Indian counterparts Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and Rajnath Singh aimed at enhancing defence and strategic ties.
Katsina United are interested in signing midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa after parting ways with Champions Enyimba of Aba.

Katsina United leads the race to sign Chukwuka Onuwa

Katsina United are interested in signing midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa after parting ways with Champions Enyimba of Aba.
Imo State Governor Hope Uzodinma

SWAN begs Imo governor to save Heartland from extinction

Imo Chapter of the Sports Writers Association (SWAN) has appealed to Gov. Hope Uzodinma to urgently resolve the internal leadership crisis in Heartland FC of Owerri to save the club from extinction.
FC Zurich's Stephen Odey

Stephen Odey joins French Ligue 2 club Amiens SC on loan

French Ligue 2 club Amiens SC have announced the signing of Nigeria forward Stephen Odey on a one-year loan deal from Belgian outfit KRC Genk, Completesports.com reports.
Coach of NPFL side Heartland FC Fidelis Ilechukwu has expressed his deep concern about his team despite the Owerri side’s 1-0 win over Jigawa Golden stars incidentally been their first win of the league season coming on match day 5.

Heartland head coach debunks exit reports

Heartland FC coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has debunked reports of his departure from the Nigerian Professional football league side.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Monday said they have launched an appeal to the League Management Company (LMC) over referee Jacob Gwatsa.

Enugu Rangers set to announce signing of new six players

Nigeria professional football league giants Rangers international of Enugu is set to announce the signings of new players.
Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has spoken of his regret at leaving the club's academy when he was climbing through the youth ranks.

Andrea Pirlo targets Alvaro Morata as his first signing as Juventus boss

Andrea Pirlo is wanting to bring Alvaro Morata back to Juventus in a sensational return to Turin for the Spanish striker.
Patrick Ifeanyi Ubah

Senator Ifeanyi Ubah, Jude Obikwelu return as Anambra FA chairman, vice through e-voting

Sen. Ifeanyi Ubah, President of FC Ifeanyi Ubah has been re-elected as Chairman of Anambra State Football Association (AnSFA) for a second term, in an election conducted through electronic voting on Sunday.
Demba Ba

How Jose Mourinho blocked Demba Ba’s transfer to Arsenal

Senegal international Demba Ba has revealed how Jose Mourinho blocked his proposed move to Arsenal FC.
Rasheedat Ajibade played an outstanding role in Avaldsnes’s 1-0 victory over Roa in their Norwegian Toppserien game on Saturday.

Rasheedat Ajibade on target as Valerenga pip Avaldsnes

Cameroon's Ajara Nchout's late winner sealed Valerenga's 2-1 comeback against Avaldsnes in Friday’s Norwegian Toppserien game despite Nigeria's Rasheedat Ajibade's effort at Intility Arena.

Kano Pillars skipper Rabiu Ali debunks retirement reports

Kano Pillars captain Rabiu Ali has dismissed reports making round in the media that he is planning to retire from the round leather game.
Thiago Alcantara may be an “unbelievable” player, concedes Jose Enrique, but that does not make the Bayern Munich midfielder the “best fit” for Liverpool.

Steve Nicol: Thiago Alcantara wouldn’t walk into Liverpool’s starting line-up

Thiago Alcantara would be a welcome addition to a Premier League title-winning squad at Liverpool, says Steve Nicol, but the Spaniard has been warned he will not “walk into” the team at Anfield.

Rivers United reacts to FIFA’s transfer ban

Nigeria professional football league side Rivers United said they are ready to dialogue with World Football Governing Body FIFA, following the transfer ban imposed on them.
MFM Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has stated that his side still has a lot of work to do following their 1-0 loss to Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: I abandoned ‘Okada’ business for coaching

Heartland FC gaffer Fidelis Ilechukwu has revealed the reason why he left motorcycle business, popularly known as Okada to become a football coach.
Inter have confirmed all medical tests carried out on its playing, coaching and management staff returned negative results.

Inter confirm all players, coaches returned negative coronavirus tests

Inter have confirmed all medical tests carried out on its playing, coaching and management staff returned negative results.

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Communal clash: Anambra governor imposes curfew on two communities

Following last weekend’s communal clash between Omor and Anaku communities in Ayamelum local government area, in which three lives were lost, Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, yesterday imposed an indefinite curfew on the two communities.
A Palestinian firefighter participates in efforts to put out a fire at a sponge factory after it was hit by Israeli artillery shells, according to witnesses, in the northern Gaza Strip May 17, 2021. REUTERS-Ashraf Abu Amrah

Israel kills militant commander after Palestinian rocket fire, US calls for peace

Israel killed a senior Palestinian militant commander in heavy air strikes on Gaza on Monday and Islamist groups renewed rocket attacks on Israeli cities despite mounting international calls for a ceasefire.
According to sources, the 32 years old dismissed soldier, whose name was given as Livinus Owalum-Barnabas, was arrested on Sunday, at Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT by men of the Inspector General of Police Intelligence Response Team (IRT).

Former Nigerian soldier who trains ESN militants arrested in Abuja

The police have arrested a dismissed army lance corporal allegedly responsible for training and recruiting people into the Eastern Security Network (ESN), the militant arm of the outlawed pro-Biafra group, IPOB, according to a report.
Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney has hailed the season form of Bernd Leno.

Bernd Leno: I don’t want to leave Arsenal

Bernd Leno has insisted that he does not want to leave Arsenal while outlining his ambition to help the club reach the Champions League again.
Activities in Kaduna State have been paralysed as the five-day warning strike directed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over irregular sacking of civil servants began on Monday.

Kaduna paralysed as NLC begins warning strike

Activities in Kaduna State have been paralysed as the five-day warning strike directed by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over irregular sacking of civil servants began on Monday.

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Edo government has announced dissolution of the Governing Council of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma.

Edo governor dissolves AAU governing council, appoints new acting vice chancellor

Edo government has announced dissolution of the Governing Council of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma.
The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has described Midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi and Forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, as gifts to Nigeria.

Nigeria supporters club hails Wilfred Ndidi, Kelechi Iheanacho for FA Cup glory

The Nigeria Football Supporters Club (NFSC) has described Midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi and Forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, as gifts to Nigeria.
Two tornadoes that struck central and eastern China killed at least 10 people and injured more than 300, authorities said Saturday.

10 feared killed as tornado hits China

Two tornadoes that struck central and eastern China killed at least 10 people and injured more than 300, authorities said Saturday.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor: I will continue to embark on people-oriented investment

Gov. AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq of Kwara says his administration will continue to embark on people-oriented investments that will be of benefit and reward to the people of the state.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has pledged to abide by the peace pact he made with political opponents in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Ebonyi: APC, PDP bicker over abduction of opposition chieftain

The kidnap of Amos Ogbonnaya, of a former Coordinator of Anuagata Development Centre, in the Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State by hoodlums, on Thursday evening, has continued to generate mixed reactions from various segments of the state.