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Paul Pogba has refused to sort out his visa for Manchester United’s pre-season tour to Asia.

Real Madrid line-up potential alternative to Paul Pogba

Real Madrid is weighing up their options in the signing of Manchester United star Paul Pogba, Los Blancos is prepared to go for a cheaper alternative if they failed to secure the services of the World Cup winner.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Afcon: Tanzania were scared of Senegal – coach

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has encouraged his players ahead of their second Group C game against Kenya at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Thursday.
Governor Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara State

Governor Yari: I left no debt in Zamfara

Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, the immediate past governor of Zamfara, has said that he left no debt or liability to the new administration of Alhaji Bello Matawalle.
Jose Mourinho has distanced himself from the Newcastle job

Jose Mourinho distances himself from Newcastle

Jose Mourinho has appeared to rule out replacing Rafa Benitez at Newcastle United because he says he is a "winner".
Outgoing governor of Ogun State, Ibikunle Amosun, on Tuesday boasted that a combination of the achievements of Gbenga Daniel and Olusegun Osoba as former governors of the state would not match his administration’s achievements.

Senator Amosun breaks silence on arms importation

Senator Ibikunle Amosun, former governor of Ogun State, has denied illegally importing massive cache of AK47 assault rifles and ammunition into the country and handing them over to the police towards the end of his administration.
Abdullahi Sule

Nasarawa governor appoints 11 aides

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has approved the appointment of 11 aides.
Real Madrid have decided to launch their own women’s team, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has confirmed.

Real Madrid to launch women’s team

Real Madrid have decided to launch their own women’s team, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) has confirmed.
An oil storage tank of Russian oil pipeline monopoly Transneft is pictured at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga, Russia February 26, 2018. (NAN)

Dirty oil crisis over in Russia, but…

Russian officials have opinion that the oil contamination crisis that disrupted flows from the world’s second-largest exporter of crude since the spring is long over for the country.

Oil prices drop amid demand worries

Oil fell on Tuesday amid concerns over the outlook for crude demand, but prices were supported after Washington announced new sanctions on Iran amid mounting tensions in the Middle East, Reuters reported.
Some of the weapons recovered from ISWAP in a recent operation at Doron Naira by MNJTF troops

MNJTF: ISWAP desperate to deliver caliphate

The Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF) says the flurry of attacks by the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) in the last couple of weeks followed pressure mounted on them by foreign collaborators to establish caliphate.

Russia wants Opec to forge cooperation

Russian Energy Minister, Alexander Novak, said on Monday that international cooperation on crude production has helped stabilize oil markets and is more important now than ever, Reuters reported.
Cardi B performs onstage at the 2019 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 23, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown-Getty Images for BET)

Full list of winners at the 2019 BET Awards

Regina Hall hosted the 19th annual BET Awards ceremony, which aired live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Burna Boy

BET: Burna Boy wins ‘Best International Act’

Afro-fusion artist, Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy clinched the coveted ‘Best International Act’ award at the BET on Monday.
China’s Qu Dongyu has been elected Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

China’s Qu Dongyu elected new FAO chief

China’s Qu Dongyu has been elected Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Georginio Wijnaldum

Georginio Wijnaldum: Liverpool have evolved as a team

Liverpool evolved over the course of the 2018-19 season, says Georginio Wijnaldum, who believes the Reds are now strong enough to win "really tough" games.
Chadian soldiers patrol in the Nigerian border town of Gamboru on Feb. 4, 2015

Boko Haram kills eight in Chad

Seven Chadian soldiers and a local guard were killed in a Boko Haram jihadist ambush in Lake Chad, the latest in a surge of attacks in the region, security sources said on Sunday.
The Super Eagles may not have any cause to fight over money like the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and the Warriors of Zimbabwe have done at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which started last Friday in Egypt. This is because President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the budget the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) submitted to him for the national team’s 2019 AFCON campaign.

President Buhari approves Super Eagles’ Afcon budget

The Super Eagles may not have any cause to fight over money like the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon and the Warriors of Zimbabwe have done at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which started last Friday in Egypt.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF: Fight against insecurity collective effort

The Air Officer Commanding (AOC) of Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Ground Training Command, Enugu, AVM Idi Amin, says the fight against insecurity across the country remains a collective effort.

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Kenneth Omeruo scores send half goals to send Super Eagles in the knockout stage of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday evening encounter.

Afcon: Kenneth Omeruo sends Super Eagles to the knockout stage

Kenneth Omeruo scores send half goals to send Super Eagles in the knockout stage of the 2019 African Cup of Nations after a 1-0 win over Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium on Wednesday evening encounter.
Real Madrid had a different plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius, the attacker would have his chances limited next season.

Real Madrid’s plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius

Real Madrid had a different plan for Brazilian starlet Vinicius, the attacker would have his chances limited next season.

NIRSAL facilitates N2 billion loan to boost cocoa export in Ondo

The Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending (NIRSAL) is providing Agro Traders Limited, a Cocoa processing and export company in Ondo State, with 50% Credit Risk Guarantee (CTG) for N2 billion working capital to export 22,000 metric tons of cocoa.
The Nigerian Army on Monday dismissed as ‘untrue’ social media reports indicating the closure of the Maiduguri-Monguno Road.

Nigerian Army kills 24 criminals, arrests 61

1 Division Nigerian Army on Wednesday said, it has killed 24 criminal elements during its operation Harbin Kunama III in Kano, Kaduna and Niger states within one month of operation.
Ahmed Idris Wase

Deputy speaker urges workers to make Nass conducive for lawmakers

The Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Idris Wase, has urged workers in the National Assembly to create an enabling working environment for members of the federal parliament.