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A former Scotland, Manchester United and Leeds defender Gordon McQueen, who was capped 30 times for the Scottish football team, has been diagnosed with vascular dementia.

Former Manchester United player diagnosed with dementia

A former Scotland, Manchester United and Leeds defender Gordon McQueen, who was capped 30 times for the Scottish football team, has been diagnosed with vascular dementia. Confirming this through a statement, his family asked that attention be paid to the occurrence of this amongst today’s crop of players.
Real Madrid have a serious problem with injuries and they want to find the solution now. 'ABC' reports that the club have asked for an internal report to study the cause of so many injuries and Zidane has asked his footballers not to rush back before they are ready.

Real Madrid ask for internal report after latest injuries

Real Madrid have a serious problem with injuries and they want to find the solution now. 'ABC' reports that the club have asked for an internal report to study the cause of so many injuries and Zidane has asked his footballers not to rush back before they are ready.
French forward Anthony Martial of English Premier League side Manchester United was again at the receiving end of vile racist abuse on social media in the aftermath of Sunday’s 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns.

Anthony Martial faces online racist abuses again

French forward Anthony Martial of English Premier League side Manchester United was again at the receiving end of vile racist abuse on social media in the aftermath of Sunday’s 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns.
2. A number of Everton fans have taken to Twitter to comment on Alex Iwobi’s performance as the Toffees beat Arsenal 2-1 at Goodison Park this weekend.

Alex Iwobi: Why I left Arsenal for Everton

Super Eagles winger Alex Iwobi has revealed that he was unsettled at Arsenal due to the different positions that he played.
England manager Gareth Southgate has revealed he is taking part in a research project looking at possible links between football and dementia.

England manager to partake in football dementia study

England manager Gareth Southgate has revealed he is taking part in a research project looking at possible links between football and dementia.
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has rubbished claims that he was involved in a bust-up with Antonio Rudiger prior to Frank Lampard being axed from his role at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea captain rubbishes Antonio Rudiger bust-up claims

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has rubbished claims that he was involved in a bust-up with Antonio Rudiger prior to Frank Lampard being axed from his role at Stamford Bridge.
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.
Mesut Ozil has said he has no intention of retiring when he leaves Arsenal, with his preference being a move to Fenerbahce or Major League Soccer.

Mesut Ozil to Fenerbahce transfer is ‘closer than ever’ – sporting director

Mesut Ozil appears on the verge of leaving Arsenal with Fenerbahce director Emre Belozoglu claiming the playmaker is ‘closer than ever’ to joining the Turkish giants.
Super Falcon star Asisat Oshoala and other football stars were featured as FIFA introduces innovative music strategy that was released today by the football governing body.

Super Falcon star Asisat Oshoala features in new FIFA innovation

Super Falcon star Asisat Oshoala and other football stars were featured as FIFA introduces innovative music strategy that was released today by the football governing body.
Neymar is set to return from injury for Paris Saint-Germain in Ligue 1 on Friday with a view to facing RB Leipzig in a crucial Champions League match next week, the club said.

Neymar convinces Leo Messi to join PSG

These people have claimed that in Whatsapp conversations, Lionel Messi told his former teammate that he’s leaving Barcelona for the Paris club in the summer. It’s said the 33-year-old was initially keener on moving to Manchester City, but he changed his mind once Neymar started having regular conversations with him.
Super Falcons forward Rasheedat Ajibade has signed a two-year contract with Spanish club Atletico Madrid.

Asisat Oshoala welcomes Rasheedat Ajibade, Ajara Njoya to Spain

In a rare show of solidarity not common with women’s footballers, Super Falcons star and FC Barcelona feminino player, Asisat Lamina Oshoala has welcomed two additional African players to the Spanish women’s league.
Zinedine Zidane has been clear that he wants Sergio Ramos, Luka Modric and Lucas Vazquez to all extend their stay at Real Madrid beyond June 30, yet while an agreement has been reached with the Croatian, there is no deal in place with the two Spaniards.

Dani Ceballos: Sergio Ramos’ goal is to finish his career at Real Madrid

Dani Ceballos, on loan from Real Madrid to Arsenal, spoke to 'El Larguero' and did not hesitate to review Madrid's current affairs: he spoke of the 'Ramos case', of a return to Madrid, of a possible return to Betis...

Senator Ekweremadu ‘chased away’ during football match in Enugu

Former Deputy Senate President, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, was on Sunday, whisked away in Ulunya, Ovoko, Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State, when some suspected thugs invaded a football pitch where he kicked-off a match.
Footballers must be role models and stop flouting coronavirus rules, Aston Villa chief executive Christian Purslow warned on Monday.

Aston Villa chief: Footballers must be role models over Covid rules

Footballers must be role models and stop flouting coronavirus rules, Aston Villa chief executive Christian Purslow warned on Monday.
Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman was happy to see Leo Messi have minutes in their friendly win against Nastic.

Victor Font: Life after Lionel Messi does not need to begin now for Barcelona

Barcelona's new era without Lionel Messi does not need to begin immediately but a clear plan must be laid out for life after the Argentine great, says presidential candidate Victor Font.
Chippa dumped former Lesotho star Lehlohonolo Seema after one win in eight league matches and hoped to replace him with Belgian Luc Eymael, who previously had successful stints with two South African clubs.

South African club hire coach they fired three times

Former sports minister Fikile Mbalula reacted to the announcement by telling Chippa they must stop "abusing" Malesela and treating him "like a dog".
Ogun Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has set up a committee that will develop guidelines for a safe reopening of schools for students at the final year or transition classes in the State.

Ogun government creates trust fund for sports development

The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, stated this when officials of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), led by the President, Mr. Amaju Pinnik, paid him a courtesy call in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, saying that sports, over time has moved from an entertainment past time to a Money spinning venture.
Eden Hazard will make his comeback from injury as Real Madrid face Elche on Wednesday, Zinedine Zidane has confirmed.

Zinedine Zidane: Eden Hazard to return from injury for Real Madrid against Elche

Hazard only managed 22 appearances last season and, while there have been flashes of brilliance, the 29-year-old has failed to replicate the form which earned him his €100 million (£88m/$112m) move from Chelsea in 2019.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has congratulated Nigerian- born British Heavyweight World champion, Anthony Joshua on his victory over Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev on Saturday night in London.

2020: Twenty memorable sports moments

British-Nigerian boxer, Anthony Joshua, knocked out Bulgarian boxer, Kubrat Pulev, in the ninth round of their world title bout at the SSE Arena, Wembley, to retain his WBA (Super), IBF, WBO, and IBO heavyweight titles.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard believes Timo Werner will be fit to play against Liverpool on Sunday.

Timo Werner: Premier League tougher than I expected

Timo Werner admitted he is finding it tough to adapt to life in the Premier League, but is confident he will regain top form soon.
Sami Khedira has returned to the Juventus squad for their Serie A game at home to AC Milan on Saturday.

Carlo Ancelotti wants Sami Khedira at Everton

Sami Khedira could be reunited with Carlo Ancelotti, but this time at Everton. 'The Sun' says that the coach has a place for him at the club. They are talking about a possible meeting between all parties to talk about the possibility of the Juventus man going to Merseyside.
Marcus Rashford celebrates after scoring for Manchester United in their Champions League victory against Paris Saint-Germain. Franck Fife-AFP-Getty Images

Manchester United to give Marcus Rashford a VIP treatment

Even though footballers like Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba and David de Gea are big players for the club, Man Utd are clear that their leader should be number 10 Marcus Rashford.

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Nigerian major carrier, Air Peace, has announced that it would commence flight operations to Makurdi, Benue State capital, from Lagos and Abuja on December 7, 2020.

Air Peace resumes Accra flights March 15, set for Ilorin services

The spokesperson of the airline, Stanley Olisa, who disclosed this, stated that the Lagos-Accra flight will depart daily at 07:00hrs while the Accra-Lagos flight will depart at 07:40hrs.
Borno State Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum, on Sunday, admitted that the dreaded Islamic sect, Boko Haram exists in many parts of the state and are threat to over six million people in the state.

Borno governor urges Nigerian government to seek external support to end insurgency

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno has called on the federal government to seek external support from neighbouring countries, in order to end insurgencies in Nigeria.
The National Institute of Horticultural Research (NIHORT), Ibadan, Oyo State, has commenced a 2-day training for unemployed youths and women, on value addition for tomato farmers.

NIHORT trains 25 tomato farmers in Niger to reduce post-harvest losses, unemployment

The National Institute of Horticultural Research (NIHORT), Ibadan, Oyo State, has commenced a 2-day training for unemployed youths and women, on value addition for tomato farmers.

Police promotion: PSC insists no zone is marginalised

The Police Service Commission has reiterated that no part of Nigeria has been deliberately shortchanged in the promotion of officers of the Nigeria Police Force.
Prof Ibiyinka Fuwape of Physics Department, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has emerged one of the winners of African Union Kwame Nkrumah Regional Award for Scientific Excellence, AUKNASE 2020.

FUTA lecturer wins AU scientific award

Prof Ibiyinka Fuwape of Physics Department, Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) has emerged one of the winners of African Union Kwame Nkrumah Regional Award for Scientific Excellence, AUKNASE 2020.

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Shipping magnate Kola Karim has been tipped as a possible replacement of late businessman, Harry Akande who held the prestigious title Agbaoye of Ibadanland while he was alive.

Shoreline boss tipped to succeed late Harry Akande as Agbaoye of Ibadanland

Shipping magnate Kola Karim has been tipped as a possible replacement of late businessman, Harry Akande who held the prestigious title Agbaoye of Ibadanland while he was alive.
The wife of the Katsina State Governor, Dr. Hadiza Bello Masari, has donated medical equipment and hospital consumables worth millions of naira to Dutsen Kura Primary Healthcare Centre in Kafur Local Government Area of the state.

Katsina governor’s wife donates hospital beds, drugs to healthcare centre

The wife of the Katsina State Governor, Dr. Hadiza Bello Masari, has donated medical equipment and hospital consumables worth millions of naira to Dutsen Kura Primary Healthcare Centre in Kafur Local Government Area of the state.
FILE PHOTO - The Huawei logo is seen at Huawei Connect in Shanghai, China, September 23, 2020. REUTERS-Aly Song

Nigerian telecoms’ workers issue 14-day ultimatum to Huawei

The Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) has issued a 14-day ultimatum to Huawei Technologies Nigeria Limited to halt what it described as disregard and denial of workers’ fundamental rights to freedom of association as enshrined in Section 40 of the Nigerian Constitution.
Nicolas Sarkozy leaves the courtroom during his trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling in Paris in December. Benoît Tessier-Reuters

Convicted former French president likely to escape jail time

A French court found former President Nicolas Sarkozy guilty of trying to bribe a judge and influence peddling on Monday and sentenced him to three years in prison, a stunning fall from grace for a man who led France and strode the world stage for five years
FILE PHOTO - A woman walks with her dog at the Volkspark Friedrichshain, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Berlin, Germany March 2, 2021. REUTERS-Annegret Hilse

Germany to ease coronavirus curbs, ramp up vaccinations

German authorities are expected on Wednesday to announce a gradual easing of coronavirus curbs, seeking a balance between the needs of public health and the economy as the