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Ahmed Yusuf Fresh

Niger FA chief vows to improve youths football

Chairman of the Nigerian Football Federation Technical and Development Committee, Ahmed Yusuf Fresh has been re-elected as the Chairman of Niger State FA.

Ebonyi government sets up committee to probe Senator Ogba

The Ebonyi State Ministry of Sports and Youth Development has set-up a 5-man committee to probe the emergence of Sen. Obinna Ogba, representing Ebonyi Central, and other contestants for the state Football Association (FA) elections.
Jurgen Klopp has warned Guinea against rushing Naby Keita into the field particularly for the Group B tie of the 2019 AFCON against Nigeria, Burundi, and Madagascar.

AFCON: Jurgen Klopp warns Guinea against fielding Naby Keita against Nigeria

Jurgen Klopp has warned Guinea against rushing Naby Keita into the field particularly for the Group B tie of the 2019 AFCON against Nigeria, Burundi, and Madagascar.
UEFA

UEFA dismisses Montenegro appeal against stadium ban

UEFA has dismissed an appeal from the Football Association of Montenegro over a one-game ban handed out for racist behaviour by their supporters in the Euro 2020 qualifier against England.
Raheem Sterling does not receive the plaudits he deserves. GETTY IMAGES

Premier League welcome Raheem Sterling’s offer to tackle racism

The Premier League has welcomed Raheem Sterling’s offer to help in the fight against racism after the Manchester City star called on the sport’s authorities to do more to tackle the problem.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has revealed how his team beat Liverpool to the Premier League title, according to report in BBC.

FFP: Manchester City innocent until proven guilty – Pep Guardiola

Manchester City are “innocent until proven guilty” over claims they breached Financial Fair Play rules, says manager Pep Guardiola.
Pep Guardiola said Manchester City’s 2018⁄19 Premier League success was the toughest title triumph of his illustrious managerial career.

Manchester City hit back over UEFA ban reports

Manchester City have hit back over reports they are facing a one-year ban from the Champions League.
WAIDI AKANNI

Waidi Akanni: Celebrating excellence in sports attracts more goodwill

Ex-international Waidi Akanni says there is need to celebrate promoters of sports in the country in order to attract more goodwill from corporate, states and individual sponsors.
Gombe United

Gombe United FC beat Doma United to win Gombe FA Cup

Gombe United Football Club on Wednesday defeated Doma United FC 2-1 to win the 2019 Gombe State Men’s FA Cup competition.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri gestures on the touchline during the UEFA Europa League round of 32, 2nd leg football match between Chelsea and Malmo at Stamford Bridge in London on February 21, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS - AFP)

Maurizio Sarri urges Chelsea to finish on a high note

Maurizio Sarri has challenged Chelsea to secure an upbeat finish to a turbulent season that plunged the club into chaos and threatened to cost the Italian his job.
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri

Maurizio Sarri fined £8,000 by English FA for misconduct

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has been fined £8,000 after admitting a Football Association (FA) charge of misconduct.
Chelsea’s Italian head coach Maurizio Sarri watches from the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Huddersfield Town at Stamford Bridge in London on February 2, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Maurizio Sarri fined £8,000 after admitting misconduct charge

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has been fined £8,000 after admitting a Football Association (FA) charge of misconduct.
Wayne Hennessey

Roy Hodgson: Wayne Hennessey ‘desperate’ to learn about Nazis

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey is "desperate" to learn about Adolf Hitler and World War Two after being accused of making a Nazi salute, says Eagles manager Roy Hodgson.
Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey did not know what a Nazi salute was when he was charged with making the offensive gesture, says a Football Association panel.

FA: Crystal Palace’s Wayne Hennessey did not know what Nazi salute was

Crystal Palace goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey did not know what a Nazi salute was when he was charged with making the offensive gesture, says a Football Association panel.
Joey Barton is yet to be contacted by police over the incident. GETTY IMAGES

Barnsley make complaint over alleged Joey Barton-Daniel Stendel incident

Barnsley have made a formal complaint to the English Football League and Football Association relating to the alleged incident involving their manager Daniel Stendel and Fleetwood Town boss Joey Barton following Saturday's League One game at Oakwell.
Cardiff City’s English manager Neil Warnock walks on the pitch at the end of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Cardiff City at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 29, 2019. (Photo by Ian KINGTON - AFP) -

Neil Warnock charged by FA over remarks following Chelsea loss

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has been charged with three offences by the Football Association (FA) for comments made after last month's 2-1 defeat to Chelsea.

Chidi Okenwa: Christian Chukwu is stable, sound

Nigeria legend Christian Chukwuemeka Chukwu is in good health and of sound spirit, says Chairman of the Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Chidi Ofo Okenwa.
The Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Melvin Pinnick has instructed the Chairman of Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa to pay former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwu a visit and get the details of his challenges and what needs to be done to return him to good health.

NFF vows to support ex-Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu

The Nigeria Football Federation President Amaju Melvin Pinnick has instructed the Chairman of Enugu State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Hon. Chidi Ofo Okenwa to pay former Nigeria captain and coach Christian Chukwu a visit and get the details of his challenges and what needs to be done to return him to good health.

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FRSC to tackle smugglers through number registration

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says that effective collaboration among federal agencies, including the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), have made vehicle smuggling a less lucrative business.
Dr Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment said this while fielding questions on television concerning the time for payment of the new wage.

Minister: N30, 000 new minimum wage started April 18

The Federal Government has said that no governor in the 36 states of the federation will say that he will not pay the new minimum wage of N30, 000.
Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Igbo Movement backs Babajide Sanwo-Olu on inclusive government

The Igbo Movement in Lagos State has thrown its weight behind the Lagos governor-elect, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on his plan to run an inclusive government, pledging to work with him to ensure the success of his administration.

Nasarawa commissions 115 rooms liaison office in Abuja

Nasarawa state government has commissioned a newly completed 115 rooms liaison office complex in Abuja.
Ahmadu Fintiri

Transition committee suggests ways to make Adamawa ‘Japan of the North’

The transition committee which the Adamawa State Governor-elect, Rt Hon Ahmadu Fintiri, constituted to review the activities of the outgoing government and suggest the constitution and running of his own government, has recommended the training and establishment of youths in gainful employment as a way to turn the state into ‘Japan of the North.’