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Mati Diop becomes first black woman to win award at Cannes film festival

Mati Diop, French-Senegalese actress and director, has become the first black female director to win an award in Cannes Film Festival’s 72-year history.
Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann has been linked with a move to Barcelona for some time but Radomir Antic feels that the Camp Nou side are the wrong club for the Frenchman due to the way they set up under Ernesto Valverde.

Manchester United open talks with Antoine Griezmann over summer move

Antoine Griezmann could be set for a surprise move to Manchester United this summer after some at Barcelona reportedly admitted they were having second thoughts over his signing.
Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run her last 800-metres today before the International Association of Athletics Federations imposes hugely controversial new rules limiting testosterone in female athletes.

Caster Semenya to return to track in 2,000 metres race in France

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
Park Ji-sung has praised the football vision of Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and believes the club must get behind their manager if they are to return to the Premier League’s top four next season.

Park Ji-sung calls for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer support at Manchester United

Park Ji-sung has praised the football vision of Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, and believes the club must get behind their manager if they are to return to the Premier League’s top four next season.
Eden Hazard

Chelsea want £130 million for Eden Hazard

Real Madrid value the Belgium international at no more than €100m (£88m) due to the fact that he is entering the final 12 months of his contract at Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal will take part in their first European final in over a decade, but former manager Arsene Wenger won’t be in attendance to see how Unai Emery’s side get on against Chelsea.

Arsene Wenger shuns Europa final for Champions League

Arsenal will take part in their first European final in over a decade, but former manager Arsene Wenger won’t be in attendance to see how Unai Emery’s side get on against Chelsea.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger unsure of football’s managerial role

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants to return to football soon, but says he is at crossroads and is not sure if he should take up another role as manager.
Soldiers secure the area around the scene of the attack

Police hunt suitcase bomber after blast in Lyon

French police were hunting a suspected suitcase bomber on Friday after an explosion in the central city of Lyon that injured 13 people, officials said.
Moussa Dembélé

Manchester United bid €40 million for Lyon striker Moussa Dembélé

Dembélé only joined the French side last summer from Celtic, but has impressed in his debut campaign netting 24 times in all competitions.
Patrice Neveu

Gabon appoint new head coach

Patrice Neveu has been named Gabon manager on a two-year contract to replace Daniel Cousin.
Leroy Sane

Bayern ready to open talks with Sane over move from Man City

Bayern Munich are ready to enter into transfer talks with Manchester City winger Leroy Sane, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has revealed.
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez applauds at the end of a campaign rally in Barcelona on May 23, 2019 ahead of EU elections. (Photo by LLUIS GENE - AFP)

Spain prime minister faces ‘second round’ in European polls

Spain votes in local, regional and European Parliament elections on Sunday which will influence acting Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez’s talks to form a new government.
Barcelona have confirmed Ivan Rakitic has been diagnosed with a hamstring injury.

Ivan Rakitic would ‘love’ Antoine Griezmann at Barcelona

Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic said he would "love" to play alongside Atletico Madrid star Antoine Griezmann at Camp Nou.

Malian attacks: France reiterates support for fight against insurgency

The Embassy of France in Abuja has condemned the recent attacks by terrorists on the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Timbuktu.

N’Golo Kante resumes training ahead Chelsea v Arsenal Europa League final clash

Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante is back in training after recovering fully from a hamstring strain.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe celebrating after scoring against Nantes during the L1 football match on Dec 23, 2018. AFP

Unai Emery: Kylian Mbappe wanted Real Madrid but PSG convinced him to stay

Former Paris Saint-Germain head coach Unai Emery said Kylian Mbappe wanted to join Real Madrid before the French giants eventually persuaded the forward to stay.
Richarlison

PSG could offer cash-plus-player deal for Everton’s Richarlison

Everton are reportedly interested in PSG’s Thomas Meunier to replace Seamus Coleman and the French outfit could take advantage of their curiosity.
Real Madrid's Gareth Bale

Ramon Calderon: Impossible for Gareth Bale to remain at Real Madrid

Gareth Bale’s ongoing struggles at Real Madrid have made it “impossible” for him to remain at the club, claims former Blancos president Ramon Calderon.

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National Salt Company Nigeria Plc (NASCON)

Apapa gridlock forces Dangote’s firm to move operations

A subsidiary of Dangote Industries Limited, NASCON Allied Industries Plc, said it had shifted some of its operations away from Apapa to Oregun and Port Harcourt, in response to the gridlock in Apapa.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Governor Sanwo-Olu urges CITN to deepen taxation practice in Nigeria

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB: Nigeria has potential to be Africa’s agricultural power

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria has all it takes to be “a power house in food and agriculture” on the African continent.
The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.

Borno in need of additional 4,000 health personnel

The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.

Catholic diocese targets 500 new business owners

The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, Anambra State, says it is targeting to produce no fewer than 500 new business owners and entrepreneurs through its foundation, Assumption Foundation for Diocesan Empowerment (AFDE).