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Super Eagles winger Henry Onyekuru has sent a message of hope to Galatasaray manager Fatih Terim following his positive test for Coronavirus pandemic.

Henry Onyekuru leaves Galatasaray after Monaco turn down loan extension

Henry Onyekuru has bid goodbye to Galatasaray following the expiry of his loan from Ligue 1 club Monaco.
Galatasaray’s Uruguayan goalkeeper Fernando Muslera suffered a double leg fracture at the weekend in the club’s first game since matches resumed, the Istanbul giants confirmed Monday.

Galatasaray skipper suffers double leg fracture

Galatasaray’s Uruguayan goalkeeper Fernando Muslera suffered a double leg fracture at the weekend in the club’s first game since matches resumed, the Istanbul giants confirmed Monday.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu speaks during a joint news conference following talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia, on January 13, 2020. Pavel Golovkin-Pool via REUTERS

Turkey and Russia put off talks expected to tackle Libya and Syria

Russia and Turkey have postponed ministerial-level talks which were expected to focus on Libya and Syria, where the two countries support opposing sides in long-standing conflicts.
Restaurants, cafes and parks opened on June 1 while the last inter-city travel curbs have been removed as Turkey enters the phase of “new normal” amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Turkey’s restaurants, cafes and iconic Grand Bazaar reopen

Turkey reopened restaurants, cafes and Istanbul’s iconic 15th century Grand Bazaar market on Monday as the government further eased coronavirus restrictions.
People, wearing face masks to protect against coronavirus, disinfect their hands as they arrive to attend Friday prayers, outside Melike Hatun Mosque, in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, May 29, 2020. Worshippers in Turkey have held their first communal Friday prayers in 74 days after the government re-opened some mosques as part of its plans to relax measures in place to fight the coronavirus outbreak. Prayers were held in the courtyards of a select number of mosques on Friday, to minimize the risk of infection. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

Turkish mosques reopen for mass prayers

Turkish mosques on Friday reopened for mass prayers more than two months after they had shutdown, as the government eased restrictions aimed at stopping the spread of the coronavirus.
Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has hit back at speculation he’s demanded in excess of £180,000-a-week to sign a new deal at Stamford Bridge.

Tammy Abraham opens up on rebuilding confidence after Super Cup penalty miss

Tammy Abraham has opened his heart about the racist abuse that pushed him to his lowest point in football.
Liverpool stalwart Jamie Carragher has admitted that his team were not the better side on the night of their remarkable Champions League success against Milan in Istanbul in 2005.

Jamie Carragher admits Milan were the better team in Istanbul final

Liverpool stalwart Jamie Carragher has admitted that his team were not the better side on the night of their remarkable Champions League success against Milan in Istanbul in 2005.

Turkey extends travel ban in 15 major cities

Turkey’s Interior Ministry has announced the extension of a travel ban in 15 major cities by another 15 days due to the raging COVID-19 pandemic.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gives a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart at the Kremlin in Moscow on April 8, 2019. (Photo by Alexander NEMENOV - AFP)

Coronavirus: Turkey announces first nationwide lockdown

Turkey is to impose its first nationwide lockdown before Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Newcastle takeover stalls over Premier League checks

Newcastle have been dealt a blow in their takeover talks with Roma reportedly contacting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UEFA releases possible dates for Champions League games

UEFA’s plan to complete the Champions League and Europa League continues. The plan says that they will be played throughout the month of August once the leagues are done in July.
While the United States and Europe are in the grip of the outbreak, UN aid chief Mark Lowcock warned that the virus was not expected to peak in the world's poorest countries until some point over the next three to six months.

UN triples coronavirus appeal to $6.7 billion to help poor countries

The United Nations on Thursday more than tripled its appeal to help vulnerable countries combat the spread and destabilising effects of the coronavirus pandemic, asking for $6.7bn to help 63 nations, mainly in Africa and Latin America.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.

ILO: Informal sector poverty to increase by 56 percent

International Labour Organisation, ILO, has said the COVID-19 lockdown and containment measures across the globe will increase poverty levels among the world’s informal economy workers by 56 percent in low-income countries.
Russia registered another humongous number of coronavirus infections Tuesday as its total cases soared passed 155,000.

Report: Black people four times more likely to die of coronavirus than white people

A recent report analysis by Britain’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) claimed that residents in the United Kingdom (UK) from black heritage are more than four times likely to die from COVID-19 if infected.
Henry Onyekuru and Sofiane Feghouli were on target as Galatasaray defeated Istanbul Basaksehir 2-1 to win the 2018-19 Turkish Super Lig title.

Turkish Super Lig to restart from June 12

The president of the Turkish Football Federation (TFF), Nihat Ozdemir, has announced that the Turkish Super Lig will resume play on June 12, with all football activities in the country having been suspended on March 18 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin can see “no way” that Liverpool could finish the season without the Premier League title.

UEFA urges leagues to complete suspended football seasons

UEFA remains committed to completing the suspended football season in Europe despite the coronavirus pandemic after making “a strong recommendation” on Tuesday that leagues across the continent be played to a conclusion.
Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has tested negative for the coronavirus, an official said Tuesday, days after news leaked out of an outbreak among his staff.

Afghan president negative for virus after palace outbreak

Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani has tested negative for the coronavirus, an official said Tuesday, days after news leaked out of an outbreak among his staff.
The worldwide death toll from the new coronavirus has surpassed 100,000 amid about 1.6 million cases and more than 368,000 recoveries, according to the Johns Hopkins University tally.

Global coronavirus deaths top 170 000

The coronavirus pandemic has killed more than 170 000 people globally, close to two-thirds of them in hardest-hit Europe, according to an AFP tally on Tuesday at 09:35 (GMT).

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NCDC rules out elderly, symptomatic coronavirus patients from home care

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control has ruled out elderly patients and those with severe symptoms from home care treatment for COVID-19.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police order arrest of fake coronavirus taskforce in Anambra

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Ibrahim Magu

Presidency: Ibrahim Magu’s probe shows anti-corruption fight is real

The Presidency on Saturday said those who hold the belief that the ongoing investigation of the suspended acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, is an indication of the administration’s failing anti-corruption fight have missed the point.

NGO distributes palliatives to physically changed

Lola Cater for the Needy Foundation, an Abuja-based non-governmental organisation, has distributed some palliative materials to the People Living With Disabiluties (PLWDs) in Karamajiji, Abuja.