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Former Super Eagles stars Nwankwo Kanu and Sunday Oliseh and the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF have joined the rest in mourning former Senegal star Papa Bouba Diop, who died on Sunday.

Senegal legend Papa Bouba Diop gets post-humous national award

Former Senegalese soccer international, Papa Bouba Diop, who died last Sunday in Arras, northern France, will receive a post-humous national award on Friday, after his body arrived in Dakar, before his burial on Saturday in Rufisque, his hometown.
Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has called an extraordinary emergency meeting for Monday.

Barcelona board requests to suspend vote of no confidence on president

Barcelona have made a request to the Generalitat de Catalunya to suspend the vote of no confidence on embattled club president Josep Maria Bartomeu, report RAC1 as per Marca.
Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira

Andreas Pereira heading for medical as loan deal with Lazio agreed

Manchester United star Andreas Pereira is on his way to Rome to undergo a medical ahead of a loan move to Serie A side Lazio.
AS Monaco defender Benoit Badiashile remains on the agenda of Manchester United.

Manchester United launching bid for Monaco’s Benoit Badiashile

L'Equipe says United chief Ed Woodward has approved a payment of £23m for Badiashile after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made signing a defender a priority.
Aleksandar Kolarov has completed a permanent move to Inter from Roma.

Aleksandar Kolarov completes permanent move to Inter from Roma

Kolarov was officially unveiled at San Siro on Tuesday afternoon, after reportedly putting pen to paper on a two-year contract with the Nerazzurri.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has insisted that the organisation were not at war with Lionel Messi, and that he is happy to see the Barcelona superstar stay put.

Samuel Eto’o: Leo Messi alone is not enough for Barcelona

The diminutive Argentine was trying to force a move out of Camp Nou. Such a move proved difficult as Messi still has a year left on his contract and a €700 million release clause (according to the club and La Liga) is binding.
Henry Onyekuru provided an assist for Islam Slimani to score Monaco’s opener in their 2-2 draw with Nimes in Sunday’s Ligue 1 game.

Niko Kovac: Henry Onyekuru one of the best wingers in Ligue 1

Monaco manager Niko Kovac has lauded Henry Onyekuru and believes he is one of the best wingers in Ligue 1.
Chelsea made unsuccessful attempts to sign Neymar from Santos ahead of his move to Barcelona, it has emerged.

Neymar matches Lionel Messi with Champions League feat against Atalanta

Neymar has etched his name into the history books after playing a lively part in Paris Saint-Germain's dramatic 2-1 win over Atalanta in the Champions League quarter-finals.
Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru in on the verge of ending his nightmare with ligue 1 side Monaco as Galatasary stepping up their interest.

Henry Onyekuru hopes to emulate Anthony Martial

Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru is keen to return to the English Premier League.
Nigeria’s Victor Moses and teammates at Inter Milan are willing to accept pay cut as the Serie A outfit plan to reduce salaries due to the coronavirus crisis, according to the Italian agency ‘ANSA’,

Inter confirm all coronavirus tests of first team players negative

Inter have released an official club statement confirming that all COVID-19 tests conducted on the Inter first team have come back negative.
Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly celebrates Senegal on 60th Independence Day

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has taken to social media to join in the celebrations of his country Senegal which marked its 60th Independence Day on Saturday.
Business manager Paolo Dal Pino was elected president of Serie A on Wednesday, ending more than a month of emergency leadership for a league struggling with fan racism and divided over the assignment of TV rights.

Italian Serie A gets new president

Business manager Paolo Dal Pino was elected president of Serie A on Wednesday, ending more than a month of emergency leadership for a league struggling with fan racism and divided over the assignment of TV rights.
Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.

Riyad Mahrez stars in Manchester City’s destruction of Watford

Algerian Riyad Mahrez was the top-performing African in major European club action on Saturday, as he starred in Manchester City’s 8-0 destruction of Watford at the Etihad Stadium.
Monaco have completed the temporary signing of Islam Slimani from Leicester City for the rest of the 2019-20 season with the option to buy.

Monaco confirm signing Algeria’s Islam Slimani from Leicester City

Slimani's move to the Stade Louis II is his third loan away from Leicester, after brief stints at Newcastle United and Fenerbahce.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Afcon: Tanzanian president rallies support for Taifa Stars

President of Tanzania John Magufuli has urged his countrymen not to relent in their support for the Taifa Stars following their defeat to Senegal in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game.

Afcon: Tanzania’s Emmanuel Amuneke blames Senegal defeat on inexperience

Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke believes his side’s inexperience cost them against Senegal in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) game.
Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly has lauded the performance of Krepin Diatta following his display in their 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.

Afcon: Senegal’s Kalidou Koulibaly hails Krepin Diatta

Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly has lauded the performance of Krepin Diatta following his display in their 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday.
Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye is eager to welcome Sadio Mane into the squad after he missed their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game against Tanzania on Sunday.

Afcon: Senegal’s Idrissa Gueye eager for Sadio Mane return

Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye is eager to welcome Sadio Mane into the squad after he missed their opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game against Tanzania on Sunday.
Kalidou Koulibaly believes the Lions of Teranga have enough strength in depth to cope with Salif Sane's ankle injury, suffered during Senegal’s 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their opening Group C fixture in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt on Sunday.

Afcon: Kalidou Koulibaly reassures Senegal fans after Salif Sane injury

Kalidou Koulibaly believes the Lions of Teranga have enough strength in depth to cope with Salif Sane's ankle injury, suffered during Senegal’s 2-0 victory over Tanzania in their opening Group C fixture in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt on Sunday.
Keita Balde of Senegal celebrates his goal with teammates Moussa Waque and Idrissa Gana Gueye of Senegal during the Africa Cup of Nations 2019 Finals game between Senegal and Tanzania at 30 June Stadium in Cairo, Egypt on 23 June 2019. © Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix.jpg

Afcon: Senegal’s Teranga Lions crush Tanzania

Senegal defeated Tanzania 2-0 in their opening 2019 AFCON game as the Teranga Lions put up a convincing display against Emmanuel Amuneke’s team on Sunday evening in Egypt.
Youcef Atal of Algeria tackles Masika Ayub of Kenya during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals football match between Algeria and Kenya at 30 June Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 23 June 2019. ©Gavin Barker-BackpagePix

Afcon: Riyad Mahrez scores as Algeria enjoy 2-0 win over Kenya

Riyad Mahrez led Algeria to a comfortable 2-0 victory over Kenya as they opened their Africa Cup of Nations finals campaign on Sunday in Cairo.
Senegal forward Sadio Mane has hit out at the poor state of the pitch of Stade Lat Dior after Saturday’s Group A 2-0 win over Madagascar.

AFCON: Sadio Mane headlines Senegal squad

Senegal have released a preliminary 25-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon), with Sadio Mane the star of Cisse’s side.

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Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted one Niyi Oyelami charged with defiling a nine-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Witness: Lagos indigenes alerted EFCC on scholarship fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday said that Lagos indigenes alerted it about the alleged N127 million fraud at the Lagos State Scholarship Board.
Former Jigawa State Governor Sule Lamido

Sule Lamido: APC has no vision

The former Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Sule Lamido, has alleged that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has no vision.

5,000 Nigerian refugees repatriated from Cameroon

Nigerian refugees who fled to Cameroon due to Boko Haram insurgency began returning to their homeland on Monday in a voluntary repatriation process, an official said.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

NDLEA nabs drug trafficker, recovers three cocaine parcels

NDLEA operatives have arrested a drug trafficker at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, with three parcels of cocaine concealed in a false bottom in his suitcase.
Nigeria forward Paul Mukairu is open to staying with Belgium Pro League club Anderlecht on a permanent basis.

Jose Mourinho urges Tottenham to sign Paul Mukairu

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho hopes the club act quickly and secure the services of Anderlecht loanee Paul Mukairu .

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Man docked for drug trafficking 10 years after jumping bail

The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Monday arraigned a suspected drug baron, Victor Chidi Olife before a Federal High Court in Lagos for allegedly trafficking 7.5 kilograms of heroine 10 years after the alleged crime was committed.
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: We discovered 650 ‘ghost families’ in IDP camps

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno Sunday said his administration discovered that 650 of 1,000 families in the Internally Displaced Person (IDPs) camps were ‘ghosts’ and have benefited from foods distributed to the vulnerable.
The Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA) is to probe alleged payment into the private account of its staff.

LASAA commence campaign on regulation of outdoor adverts

The Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA) has commenced the first phase of an awareness campaign to sensitise members of the public on the need for compliance with regulations guiding outdoor advertisement in the state.
The flagbearer of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has intimated that his government would resist any attempt by the incumbent government to subvert the will of Ghanaian electorate.

John Mahama: Ghana electoral chief’s refusal to testify a bad precedent

The Presidential Candidate of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in last year’s elections, John Dramani Mahama, says by the conduct of the current Electoral Commission, Ghana (EC), it is not qualified to superintend over any elections in the country.
Dr. Amanda Nang’andu Malungo, a Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon has shattered the glass ceiling to become the first female plastic surgeon in Zambia following her successful double qualification; Masters in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Smile Train-COSECSA Fellowship program.

Amanda Nang’andu emerges first female plastic surgeon in Zambia

Dr. Amanda Nang’andu Malungo, a Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon has shattered the glass ceiling to become the first female plastic surgeon in Zambia following her successful double qualification; Masters in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and the Smile Train-COSECSA Fellowship program.