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William Troost-Ekong, Victor Moses nominated for CAF player of the year award

William Troost-Ekong and Victor Moses have been nominated for the Confederation of African Football (CAF) player of the year award.

Leicester City name ex-Southampton coach Claude Puel as new manager

English Premier League clubside Leicester City have signed on Frenchman Claude Puel as their new manager on a three-year deal.

Neymar, Kylian Mbappe primed for PSG-Marseille rivalry

Paris Saint-Germain will unleash star strike duo Neymar and Kylian Mbappe on bitter foes Marseille for the first time this weekend in the latest instalment of France’s most heated but increasingly lopsided rivalry.

Nigeria’s Vincent Enyeama restored to Lille’s first team by coach Marcelo Bielsa

Nigerian goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has been restored to Lille’s first team by manager Marcelo Bielsa, following his return from six-month injury lay-off.

Ivorian Kalou buoyed by Hertha’s anti-racism protest

Hertha Berlin's Ivorian forward Salomon Kalou compared racism to terrorism as he explained why his Bundesliga side "took the knee" on Saturday.

Police block public access to Catalan parliament in Barcelona

Police on Tuesday blocked public access to a Barcelona park where Catalonia’s parliament is located ahead of an address by the region’s leader who may declare independence.

Belgium’s David Goffin claims Japan Open title

Belgium's David Goffin beat Adrian Mannarino of France in straight sets to win the Japan Open on Sunday, his second victory in consecutive weeks.

29 injured as French stadium barrier collapses

Twenty-nine fans were hurt, five of them seriously, when a barrier collapsed Saturday at a stadium in the northern French city of Amiens as away supporters celebrated their opening goal.

Aubameyang continues to wreak havoc

Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang continued outstanding early-season form for German outfit Borussia Dortmund with a hat-trick at the weekend.

‘Penaltygate’ threatens to halt PSG’s lightning start

Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery refused to name his first-choice penalty taker on Thursday, after Neymar and Edinson Cavani’s apparent falling out against Lyon last week.

Goffin downs Kyrgios as Davis Cup semi goes to decider

David Goffin defeated Nick Kyrgios 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 as Belgium levelled their Davis Cup semi-final against Australia at 2-2 on Sunday to take the tie into a deciding rubber.

PSG’s ‘MCN’ turn focus back to domestic action

Paris Saint-Germain and their fearsome attacking trio of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani host Lyon on Sunday looking to make it six successive wins to kick off the Ligue 1 season.

Will Lionel Messi miss 2018 World Cup?

Argentina’s poor run of results in the South American qualifiers has left everyone contemplating the unthinkable: a World Cup next summer without Lionel Messi.

Mbappe embarks on new adventure with PSG

Kylian Mbappe takes centre stage on Friday as the French league returns from the international break with Paris Saint-Germain taking on Metz where they will unleash their latest marquee recruit.

Liverpool’s Divock Origi joins Wolfsburg on loan

Liverpool striker, Divock Origi, has completed a season-long loan move to Bundesliga side, Wolfsburg.

Enyeama will return to Eagles after injury lay-off – Rohr

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has declared that former captain Vincent Enyeama is ready to stage a sensational return to the Super Eagles, but is being delayed by the meniscus injury that he’s currently treating.

Man with knife shot dead after stabbing soldier in Belgium

A man wielding a knife was shot dead Friday after wounding a soldier in Brussels in a suspected “terrorist attack” while in London counter-terror detectives were investigating a similar attack on police near Buckingham Palace.

Enyeama agrees to return to Eagles, cedes captaincy to Mikel

Former Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama, has accepted to end his exile from the team in order to help out in the goalkeepers crisis rocking the team.

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Ahead of his inauguration for the second term in office, Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, on Friday approved the setting up of a 25-member committee.
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#EndSARS: Lagos government directs MDAs to forward list of destroyed properties

Sequel to the recent unrest in Lagos State which resulted in wanton destruction to some government properties, items, and valuables, the state government on Friday directed all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to send the list of all affected properties, items and other valuables in their domain.
Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.

Liberia launches new national carrier ‘Lone Star Air’

Liberian President George Weah on Friday inaugurated a new national carrier for the West African country, named Lone Star Air, about 30 years after the country’s previous airline went bust.
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Africa CDC warns of possible second wave of virus infection

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) on Friday urged the African continent to brace itself for possible second wave COVID-19 infections.
Ms Comfort Lamptey, UN Women Country Representative to Nigeria, gave the commendation during the launch of activities to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the UNSCR 1325 in Abuja.

UN lauds Nigeria for implementing programmes on women

The United Nations (UN) has commended the Federal Government on the implementation of its (UN) Security Council Resolutions (UNSCR) 1325 programmes on women, peace and security in Nigeria.