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Mr. Folorunsho Coker, the Director-General of NTDC who spoke with newsmen in Abuja on Sunday listed the PPP to include Google, Wikipedia, Jumia, Nollywood, Wakanow, Jabi Lake Mall, among others.

NTDC, Google partner on ‘Eko for Show’ project

The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) plans to partner with Google Arts and Culture on a project tagged `Eko for Show’, to showcase what makes Lagos a centre for creativity.
Mr. Folorunsho Coker, the Director-General of NTDC who spoke with newsmen in Abuja on Sunday listed the PPP to include Google, Wikipedia, Jumia, Nollywood, Wakanow, Jabi Lake Mall, among others.

NTDC explores Lagos creative communities on Google Arts & Culture

The Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) has concluded plans to explore Lagos creative communities on Google Arts & Culture in five different ways.
Online racist abuse directed at football players has reached a “crisis point” and social media platforms must join forces with authorities to tackle the problem more quickly, according to Britain’s sports minister, Nigel Huddleston.

British minister: Online racism attack on footballers at ‘crisis’ point

Online racist abuse directed at football players has reached a “crisis point” and social media platforms must join forces with authorities to tackle the problem more quickly, according to Britain’s sports minister, Nigel Huddleston.
For the second time in his time as manager of La Liga giants Barcelona, Dutch manager Ronald Koeman had a nosebleed incident that made him, this time, cut short his media briefing ahead of La Blaugrana’s upcoming domestic fixture against fourth-placed Sevilla in gameweek 25 of Spanish football.

Barcelona boss: Money is most important to UEFA

Several of UEFA's biggest clubs, including Barca, attempted to break away from the Champions League and join a Super League this week, only for the plan to spectacularly collapse.
Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha became the first Premier League player not to take a knee in solidarity with the anti-racism movement before Saturday's match against West Bromwich Albion.

John Barnes: Football can only highlight racism, it can’t change people’s perceptions

Former Liverpool and England midfielder John Barnes has said football can’t change people’s perceptions when it comes to racism, but it should highlight the problem and create a conversation.
On Monday, FIFA published the 2020 edition of the FIFA Global Transfer Market Report.

Coronavirus restrictions may stop players from honouring national calls

Football players across the world may be restricted by Covid-19 rules to honour their countries during international engagements.
On Monday, FIFA published the 2020 edition of the FIFA Global Transfer Market Report.

FIFA releases 2020 global transfer market report

On Monday, FIFA published the 2020 edition of the FIFA Global Transfer Market Report. It is the world football governing body’s annual charts of transfers of professional men’s and women’s players from one club to another within the calendar year.
Former Chelsea and Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis has claimed Rojiblancos boss Diego Simeone - who he describes as a father figure - is not a great man-manager.

Filipe Luis questions Diego Simeone’s man-management skills

Former Chelsea and Atletico Madrid defender Filipe Luis has claimed Rojiblancos boss Diego Simeone - who he describes as a father figure - is not a great man-manager.
Pep Guardiola passes on instructions to Kevin De Bruyne in Saturday’s derby defeat. Lindsey Parnaby-AFP via Getty Images

Pep Guardiola confident Kevin de Bruyne will commit future to Manchester City

Pep Guardiola expects Kevin De Bruyne to commit his long-term future to Manchester City despite reports the Belgium midfielder's contract talks have stalled.
Cops in Argentina today stormed the house of Diego Maradona’s personal doctor amid reports the legend’s death is being treated as manslaughter, the Sun Reports.

Argentine lawmakers seek to name street after Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona could have a street in Buenos Aires named after him under a proposal put forward Friday by city council lawmakers to honour the late Argentine football legend.
Haiti's football federation president Yves Jean-Bart was banned for life by FIFA and fined over a million dollars on Friday.

Haiti soccer chief banned for life by FIFA

The 73-year-old Jean-Bart was found guilty by FIFA of having abused his position and having sexually harassed and abused various female players, including minors, the independent Ethics Committee of world football's governing body ruled.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson is amazed by Mohamed Salah's record with the club.

Jurgen Klopp sympathetic over ‘social pressure’ on Mo Salah

Jurgen Klopp insisted his players have been “incredibly disciplined” with coronavirus restrictions despite Mohamed Salah testing positive after attending his brother’s wedding in Egypt.

English FA chairman steps down after ‘unacceptable’ racist remarks

Football Association chairman Greg Clarke has resigned after making offensive remarks which has been met with a storm of criticism.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF reads riot act to coaches, agents, parents

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has issued a severe warning against dishonest dealings and sharp practices by player-managers, football agents, coaches and even parents of football players. In its zero tolerance for such practices, the Federation made it clear that it would not hesitate to go as far as prosecuting those who are found culpable.
Italy’s flamboyant former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was “stable” Saturday, two days after being hospitalised with coronavirus, his doctor said.

Former Italian premier ‘stable’ after coronavirus hospitalisation

Italy’s flamboyant former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi was “stable” Saturday, two days after being hospitalised with coronavirus, his doctor said.
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FIFA unveils new rule to help players switch national team

World Football governing body FIFA is helping football players switch eligibility and represent a second national team with a planned rule change announced midweek.
Istanbul Basaksehir's Demba Ba reacts. REUTERS-Kemal Aslan

Former Chelsea striker Ba issues rallying cry for China’s Uighur Muslims

Former Chelsea striker Demba Ba has called on footballers to stand up for Uighur Muslims and condemn China’s treatment of the minority group regardless of the financial consequences.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

Osun SWAN begs governor to reinstate footballers salaries

The Osun State chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has criticised the state government for suspending the salaries of Osun United, Osun Babes as well as contract coaches and athletes.
Pep Guardiola fears Manchester City’s injury list could could prove their undoing this season.

John Mehrzad: Why Manchester City stars could walk away for nothing

Manchester City stars could reportedly walk away as free agents because the club have fundamentally breached their contracts.
A series of videos have surfaced in Mexico showing men and male teenagers appearing to mock a feminist anthem, sparking criticism in social and traditional media and among women's activists and allies.

Outrage in Mexico over videos mocking viral feminist anthem

A series of videos have surfaced in Mexico showing men and male teenagers appearing to mock a feminist anthem, sparking criticism in social and traditional media and among women's activists and allies.

400,000 sign petition for Sergio Ramos to be banned for Mohamed Salah injury

An online petition urging UEFA and FIFA to punish Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos for an injury suffered by Liverpool's Mohamed Salah has reached 400,000 signatures.

COPA Lagos: FIFA instructor discovers talents

Beach soccer coach Angelo Shirinzi has visited six centres in Lagos in search of fresh talents for the 2017 COPA Lagos Beach Soccer tournament from December 8 to 10 at Eko Atlantic City.

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Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero has issued an apology for his penalty miss against Chelsea.

Sergio Aguero apologises after embarrassing penalty miss vs Chelsea

It was a surprising slip from the usually unerring Argentine, but it was in keeping with a torrid season for the Premier League leaders from 12 yards out and contributed to a 2-1 defeat that prevented City from claiming the title.
Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero has issued an apology for his penalty miss against Chelsea.

Manchester City boss reacts to Sergio Aguero’s penalty miss vs Chelsea

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has reacted to Sergio Aguero’s shocking penalty miss during Manchester City’s 2-1 defeat to Chelsea at the Etihad on Saturday.
5. President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday night received Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, shortly after he defected from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling All Progresives Congress (APC).

Ebonyi governor: Igbos can’t solve problems by insulting the president, others

Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi has urged the Igbos to stop insulting President Muhammadu Buhari and leaders from other regions.
Superstar South African rapper, Kiernan Forbes, has stated that he is not a suspect in the ongoing investigation into the death of his fiancée, Nellie Tembe, by the South African Police.

AKA: I’m not a suspect in my fiancée’s murder investigation

Superstar South African rapper, Kiernan Forbes, has stated that he is not a suspect in the ongoing investigation into the death of his fiancée, Nellie Tembe, by the South African Police.
Neymar has signed a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain that will take him through until 2025 at Parc des Princes, the club has confirmed.

Neymar: I am happy and proud to remain at PSG

Neymar has signed a contract extension with Paris St-Germain, keeping Brazil forward at the French giants until 30 June 2025.

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Boko Haram - Islamic State-aligned militants have intensified attacks on army camps in recent weeks as part of a more than decade-long insurgency that has killed more than 36,000 people.

Terrorists attack two army bases in Borno, 8 killed

Nigerian jihadists have attacked two army bases in the restive northeast, overrunning one camp and killing at least eight people, military sources said on Sunday.
Javi Martinez admits the time is approaching for him to experience “something new”, with the World Cup winner approaching the end of his contract at Bayern Munich.

Bayern Munich confirm Javi Martinez will leave in the summer after nine-years

Bayern Munich have confirmed that Javi Martinez will bring the curtain down on his trophy-laden nine-year career at Allianz Arena this summer.
Everton are thought to be weighing up a summer transfer bid for the Sheffield United midfielder Sander Berge.

Everton weighing up a bid for Sander Berge

Everton are thought to be weighing up a summer transfer bid for the Sheffield United midfielder Sander Berge.
The University of Lagos (UNILAG), Akoka has offered employment to no fewer than 100 graduates of the university, who made first class in various fields of studies in the university.

UNILAG bars ‘heavily-tinted vehicles’ from campus

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) will no longer grant access to heavily-tinted vehicles as students get set to resume on campus, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Research and Academics, Oluwole Familoni, said on Friday.

NIS intercepts seven trafficked persons in Jigawa

The Jigawa State Command of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) says it has intercepted seven victims of suspected human trafficking in the state.