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Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has hinted he could be tempted out of retirement if former coach Glen Mills asked him.

Usain Bolt says open to comeback

Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt has hinted he could be tempted out of retirement if former coach Glen Mills asked him.
Matteo Guendouzi celebrates after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang latched onto his pass to score their second goal to equalise 2-2 against Tottenham (BEN STANSALL-AFP-Getty Images)

Barcelona lead the chase for Arsenal’s Matteo Guendouzi

Arsenal’s young talent seems to be a hot prospect on the market and various European giants are reportedly lining up to acquire his service. However, if the latest updates are true, Barcelona are leading the chase for the 21-year-old midfielder Matteo Guendouzi.
West Ham's Manuel Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini returns to Spain as coach of Betis

Former Manchester City and Real Madrid coach Manuel Pellegrini has returned to Spanish football as coach of Real Betis, his new club announced on Thursday.
Inter are ready to offer £19 million (€22m-$25m) plus add-ons for Chelsea full-back Emerson Palmieri, with the Italian giants also retaining their long-term interest in Olivier Giroud.

Inter ready £19 million move for Chelsea outcast as they also target France World...

Inter are ready to offer £19 million (€22m/$25m) plus add-ons for Chelsea full-back Emerson Palmieri, with the Italian giants also retaining their long-term interest in Olivier Giroud.
Kenyan ministry of health medical workers prepare to take swabs from truck drivers during a testing for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the Namanga one stop border crossing point between Kenya and Tanzania, in Namanga, Kenya May 12, 2020. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya

In Africa, lack of coronavirus data raises fears of “silent epidemic”

When the new coronavirus hit Tanzania in mid-April, President John Magufuli called for three days of national prayer to seek God’s protection from the scourge. Barely a month later, he claimed victory over the disease and invited tourists to return to his East African nation.
A vaccine for COVID-19, the viral illness caused by the novel coronavirus, may be within reach sooner than many experts predicted.

New study warns of brain damages linked to coronavirus

A new study has found that infection with COVID-19 can lead to brain damages, including delirium and nerve damage, the study by researchers at University College London (UCL) showed on Wednesday.
Ryan Sessegnon could be sent out on loan next season after failing to force his way into Tottenham’s starting XI under José Mourinho.

Ryan Sessegnon to leave Tottenham on loan after a lack of minutes

Ryan Sessegnon could be sent out on loan next season after failing to force his way into Tottenham’s starting XI under José Mourinho.
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UBA Group appoints deputy managing directors

The United Bank for Africa Plc (UBA), a pan-African financial services group, on Tuesday announced the appointments of Mr Ayoku Liadi and Oliver Alawuba as Deputy Managing Directors.

Angola agrees to comply fully with oil cuts after OPEC pressure – sources

Angola has agreed with OPEC to comply fully with a global pact on supply curbs and will compensate for previous overproduction by cutting more from July to September, two OPEC sources said.
The Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Lamido Yuguda, has stated that the capital market has a lot of potentials for growth and development of Nigeria post COVID-19 and beyond.

New SEC chief Lamido Yuguda assumes office

The Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, Lamido Yuguda, has stated that the capital market has a lot of potentials for growth and development of Nigeria post COVID-19 and beyond.
Mercedes' Valtteri Bottas celebrates with champagne on the podium after winning the race, as F1 resumes following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Mark Thompson-Pool via REUTERS

Valtteri Bottas wins dramatic Austrian opener

Formula One came back with a bang on Sunday as Finland’s Valtteri Bottas won a dramatic Austrian season-opener for champions Mercedes in a race with only 11 finishers and no spectators.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard reacts, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Regan-Pool via REUTERS

Frank Lampard: Chelsea must get used to pressure in home stretch

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard said his team must embrace the pressure in their remaining Premier League matches as they look to secure a top-four finish and qualify for next season’s Champions League.
Jose Mourinho believes his Tottenham Hotspur side must adapt quickly to the “new reality” of playing matches without any fans when they resume their Premier League campaign against Manchester United on June 19.

Jose Mourinho: Missing out on top six not the end of the world for...

Jose Mourinho claims that missing out on the top six “is not the end of the world” for Tottenham, with the Portuguese eager to open a “new world” of his own in north London.
Juventus are weighing up a summer move for Chelsea’s contract rebel Willian.

Chelsea re-open Willian contract extension talks

Chelsea have re-opened talks to keep Willian after he rejected an offer from an unnamed Chinese club, but remain unwilling to offer more than a two-year contract.
Following the reported and confirmed case of coronavirus in Lagos State, the Ondo State Commissioner of Health, Dr Wahab Adegbenro, on Saturday said the state’s emergency medical response team has been activated.

Ondo health commissioner dies of coronavirus

Ondo state Health Commissioner Dr Wahab Adegbenro is dead.
West Ham United's Andriy Yarmolenko scores their third goal, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Regan-Pool via REUTERS

West Ham win an anomaly in meek relegation battle

Until West Ham United’s 3-2 home win over Chelsea on Wednesday, restart had certainly not amounted to a fresh start for the club’s languishing at the wrong end of the Premier League.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he is making efforts to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang “happy” with clouds still hanging over his future.

Mikel Arteta: I want to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang happy

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says he is making efforts to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang “happy” with clouds still hanging over his future.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC arraigns Malabu Oil firm, others over ‘$1 billion money laundering’

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, arraigned Malabu Oil and Gas Limited for money laundering offences in connection to the controversial oil block, OPL 245 transactions.

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is set to miss their Champions League game against Real Madrid next month, Pep Guardiola has confirmed.

Man City striker out of Real Madrid Champions League clash

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is set to miss their Champions League game against Real Madrid next month, Pep Guardiola has confirmed.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Cultism: Police investigates hospital over false analysis

This was disclosed by the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Usman Nagogo, while updating journalists in Gusau on Friday on evidences recovered from a suspected cultist’s house, including human blood, last April in the state capital, Gusau.

UNFPA: 47 million women likely to be deprived of reproductive rights as a result...

The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) on Saturday says about 47 million women in low and middle-income countries were likely to be deprived of contraceptives as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Stranded Nigerian nationals evacuated from Thailand, Malaysia

“Chartered @airpeace flight APK-7813 conveying Stranded Nigerians from Malaysia and Thailand departing Kaula Lumpur to Abuja and Lagos today with Evacuees from Malaysia and Thailand on board,” the tweet said.”
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has singled out goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois for praise following their 2-0 win at home to Alaves.

Real Madrid boss praises Thibaut Courtois following Alaves win

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has singled out goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois for praise following their 2-0 win at home to Alaves.