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Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar looks on during the French Cup round of 32 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Strasbourg (RCS) at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on January 23, 2019. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

PSG sweat over Neymar as Henry gets pushed aside by Monaco

Paris Saint-Germain are hoping Neymar’s prayers are answered after the runaway Ligue 1 leaders’ talisman suffered a fresh metatarsal injury just weeks from their huge Champions clash with Manchester United.
Djamel Belmadi

AFCON: Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi rings changes for Togo match

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has left out a number of regular players from his squad for for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier away to Togo on 18 November.
Senegal Coach Aliou Cissé during his team’s 2-1 victory over Poland in first-round group play. Senegal will play Japan on Sunday. Felipe Trueba|EPA, via Shutterstock

Aliou Cisse targets AFCON 2019 success for Senegal

Senegal coach Aliou Cissé says his target is to win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon as he unveiled a 23-man squad for their qualifier away to Equatorial Guinea next month.
Nicolas Tie Chelsea

Chelsea’s keeper Nicolas Tie out of Ivory Coast squad

Chelsea academy goalkeeper Nicolas Tie has been forced to withdraw from Ivory Coast's squad for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Central African Republic (CAR).
Mohamed Magassouba

AFCON: Mali name squad for games against Burundi

Mali coach Mohammed Magassouba has given first call-ups to 18-year old Cheick Oumar Doucouré and France-born striker Alimani Gory ahead of their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Group C qualifiers against Burundi later this month.
Nicolas Tie Chelsea

Chelsea Academy’s Nicolas Tie in Ivory Coast squad

Ivory Coast have included Chelsea academy goalkeeper Nicolas Tie for their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Central African Republic (CAR).
Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes

Two face prison for throwing firecrackers at Lyon’s Anthony Lopes

Two Metz supporters who threw firecrackers at Lyon goalkeeper Anthony Lopes at a match in 2016, causing it to be abandoned, could be sentenced to prison.
Djamel Belmadi

Algeria, Tunisia name squads for AFCON qualifiers

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has named just two new players in his squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) qualifying trip to Gambia next week.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane reveals lack of family support in early career

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane says he was forced to sneak away from home as a teenager to pursue his dream of becoming a footballer.
Senegal coach Aliou Cisse looks on during his team's World Cup match against Poland

Senegal’s Aliou Cisse names five uncapped players in squad

Senegal coach Aliou Cisse has named five uncapped players in his 23-man squad for the Teranga Lions' 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Madagascar next month.
Kepa Arrizabalaga

All Premier League completed transfer deals

The Premier League summer transfer window was shut on Thursday with the familiar craze of the deadline day. Several teams bolstered their side while some didn't bother getting new faces in.
An EgyptAir flight with 66 people on board crashed off the Greek island of Crete [Christophe Ena-Associated Press]

France: Cockpit fire likely caused 2016 EgyptAir crash

A Paris-Cairo EgyptAir flight crash that killed everyone on board in May 2016 was likely to have been caused by a cockpit fire, but Egyptian authorities have not appeared to follow up on calls for further probes, French investigators said.
Managing Director of Nigerian Film Corporation, Mr. Chidia Maduekwe

Official: Nigeria, France to sign agreement on film production

Dr Chidia Maduekwe, Managing Director of Nigerian Film Corporation, says Nigeria and France will soon formalise a bilateral arrangement on film production.

Sadio Mane happy at Liverpool despite Real Madrid rumours

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane insists he is happy at Anfield but has refused to rule out a move away from the club in the future.

Five things to watch out for in Ligue 1 this weekend

Fresh from becoming the first French side to reach a European final since 2004 with their Europa League victory over Salzburg, Marseille turn their attentions back to the fight for a top-three spot in Ligue 1 this weekend.

Emmanuel Adebayor: I almost joined AC Milan

Former Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor has revealed that he almost joined AC Milan at the start of his last season at Arsenal.

Danny Ings: Nothing like bad for Sadio Mane

Danny Ings says that the quality of Sadio Mane has been emphasised by the fact he has been deemed to have had a poor season.

Paris Saint-Germain ready to take French title back from Monaco

Paris Saint-Germain will reclaim the French title if they beat reigning champions and current second-placed side Monaco at the Parc des Princes in Ligue 1 on Sunday.

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The logo of the Nigerian Stock Exchange is pictured in Lagos, Nigeria, file. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

NSE market indicators resume week with 0.01% growth

The market indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) resumed transactions for the week on Monday with a marginal growth of 0.01 per cent, amid cautious trading.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / The container ship MSC Samantha of the Meriterranean Shipping Company is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA: 20 ships discharging petrol other items at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that 20 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: Previous administrations spent N8.9 trillion on subsidy in 10 years

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, yesterday, disclosed that N8.9 trillion was spent on fuel subsidy by the Federal Government, mainly by previous administrations, between 2006 and 2015.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

PTF warns against neglect of virus protocols

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

Kogi governor sacks revenue board

The board of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) has been sacked with immediate effect.