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Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.

NFF to get N200 million coronavirus palliative from FIFA

Respite has come the way of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), as they are in the coming days to receive $500,000 (about 200 million Naira) from FIFA as a palliative for the Coronavirus Pandemic.
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FIFA to give members $150 million of virus relief funds

FIFA will release $150 million (139 million euros) to its member football associations to help handle financial troubles caused by the coronavirus, the global governing body said on Friday.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino has called for new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football in the wake of England players suffering abuse in Bulgaria.

FIFA chief warns football will be ‘different’ upon return

FIFA president Gianni Infantino warned football will be “different” when it returns, and it says it is impossible to know when leagues will resume.
Crvena Zvezda, Olympiacos and GNK Dinamo are now in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League, with the last three play-offs decided on Wednesday.

UEFA poised to back new ‘summer Champions League’

UEFA will escalate their battle with FIFA for control of the international calendar by endorsing a new tournament that would compete for attention with the Club World Cup next year.
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Samuel Eto’o questions Gianni Infantino’s four-year AFCON plan

Samuel Eto’o feels that Fifa’s proposal to have the Africa Cup of Nations held every four years would not be in the best interest of the continent.
Mario Balotelli has revealed that he wants to stay at Marseille beyond the end of this season and says the club is on another level from Nice.

Mario Balotelli in “great shape” before Brescia debut against Juventus

Mario Balotelli said he was “in great shape” as he prepares to return to Serie A on Tuesday with his first game for his hometown club Brescia against Cristiano Ronaldo’s Italian champions Juventus.

FIFA pressures Iran to allow women access to matches

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has ramped up the pressure on Iran to ensure local female football fans are allowed to attend men’s World Cup qualifiers in the Islamic Republic later this year.
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World Cup: FIFA drops plan to expand Qatar 2022 to 48 teams

FIFA shelved a proposed expansion of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the world football body’s president Gianni Infantino.

FIFA casts doubts on increased 2022 World Cup

The chances of FIFA increasing the number of teams at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from 32 to 48 is 50/50, the president of world football’s governing body Gianni Infantino said on Wednesday.
Aleksander Ceferin, the Uefa president, says a European Super League is ‘a fiction or a dream’. Thanassis Stavrakis-AP

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin set for re-election but battles await

Aleksander Ceferin will win a new four-year term at the head of European football’s governing body on Thursday but battles still await the UEFA president two and a half years after the corruption scandal that toppled his predecessor Michel Platini.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.