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Edson Alvarez

Ajax complete deal for Edson Alvarez following De Ligt departure

Ajax have completed the €15million signing of Edson Alvarez from Club America, helping to address the loss of Matthijs de Ligt.
Anthony Joshua

Anthony Joshua: Don’t give up when you meet a blip in life’

The British boxer was knocked out in the seventh round by underdog Andy Ruiz Jnr at Madison Square Garden last month.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to light up Major League Soccer, and is closing in on a historic mark as he nears a full-season worth of matches for the LA Galaxy.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic nets hat trick in upset win over LAFC

Zlatan Ibrahimovic lived up to the bravado on Friday, scoring all three goals to power the LA Galaxy to a hard fought 3-2 victory over MLS rivals Los Angeles Football Club.

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been sentenced to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord once notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble.
FILE PHOTO: Pernell “Sweet Pea” Whitaker, head trainer for IBF junior welterweight champion Zab Judah of New York, speaks during a news conference at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada July 21, 2011. Judah will defend his title against WBA super lightweight champion Amir Khan at the arena on Saturday. REUTERS/Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun/File Photo

Boxing legend Pernell Whitaker passes on at 55

Former Olympic boxing gold medallist and four-weight world champion Pernell Whitaker has died after a traffic accident in Virginia, police confirmed on Monday.
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher has admitted he would love to see Matthijs de Ligt move to Anfield, claiming the teenage defender plays like a 29-year-old.

Matthijs de Ligt saga ‘almost over’ as Juventus move nears completion

Matthijs de Ligt's transfer to Juventus is nearing its conclusion, according to Ajax's director of football Marc Overmars.

NAFDAC bans the use of methyl bromide as fumigant in Nigeria

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has reacted to an upsurge in the demand for methyl bromide from Nigeria.
Frank Lampard is set to start work at Chelsea next week. Getty Images - Getty

Frank Lampard gives verdict on Chelsea new star

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has given his verdict on the club's player Christian Pulisic.

US slaps anti-subsidy duties on fabricated structural steel from China, Mexico

The U.S. has introduced preliminary anti-subsidy duties on fabricated structural steel from China and Mexico.
Mexico’s Jonathan dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to give his side a 1-0 win over the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Sunday.

Mexico beat USA to capture Gold Cup title

Mexico’s Jonathan dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to give his side a 1-0 win over the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Sunday.
Haiti goalkeeper Jhony Placide jumps onto defender Andrew Jean Baptiste as Canada midfielder Atiba Hutchinson and defender Carlens Arcus look on. (Michael Wyke-AP)

Haiti shock Canada at CONCACAF Gold Cup

Haiti stunned Canada 3-2 in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-finals in a huge upset in Houston on Saturday.
María Fernanda Espinosa

UNGA president seeks tough actions against human trafficking

President of the UN General Assembly (PGA), Ms Maria Espinosa, has called for strong multilateral actions against human trafficking.
Egypt boss Javier Aguirre has revealed he has decided on the team that will feature in the AFCON opener following the Pharaohs’ victory over Guinea.

Afcon: Javier Aguirre worried about Egypt’s decline in tempo

Egypt boss Javier Aguirre is concerned about the decline in performances of his side in second-halves of their two Africa Cup of Nations games to date.
The bodies of Salvadoran migrant Oscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his nearly 2-year-old daughter Valeria lie on the bank of the Rio Grande in Matamoros, Mexico, Monday, June 24, 2019, after they drowned trying to cross the river to Brownsville, Texas. (AP Photo/Julia Le Duc)

Pope Francis joins global outrage at drowning of Mexican migrant father, daughter

Pope Francis has joined the global outrage at the drowning of a migrant father and his baby daughter while crossing a river straddling the Mexico-U.S. border.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended a church service on Sunday at the RCCG Regional Parish in New York, United States, where he gave a sermon and also prayed fervently for Nigeria 3

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s challenges are huge investment opportunities

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday in New York said the huge development challenges facing Nigeria and the rest of Africa were “excellent opportunities for groundbreaking investments and innovation”.
Mexico forward Uriel Antuna celebrates after scoring a goal against Martinique in the Gold Cup. Getty Images

Gold Cup: Mexico avoid shock against Martinique and advance

It wasn’t easy, but Mexico narrowly defeated Martinique 3-2 at Bank America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina to win Group A and advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals.

National of 23 countries in Nazareth for TB Joshua’s meeting

As at Friday evening, two days to the beginning of Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua’s (Prophet T.B. Joshua) meeting on Mount Precipice, in Nazareth, Israel nationals from 23 countries have arrived for the programme.
Mohamed Salah’s introduction played a major role in Egypt defeating Guinea 3-1 in Alexandria in their final friendly before the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) on Sunday.

Mo Salah, Egypt set for AFCON bow in stifling heat

All eyes will be on Mohamed Salah on Friday as the Egypt star looks to help the Africa Cup of Nations hosts launch their bid for a record-extending eighth title in style against Zimbabwe in the opening match of a tournament expanded to 24 teams for the first time.

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National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.

NEMA: Shiites burnt down two quick response ambulances

National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on Monday accused members of the Shiite group, Islamic Movement of Nigeria, of burning down two ambulances at the Agency’s Emergency Response and Ambulance Bays (ERABs) in Abuja.
Nigerian Stock Exchange NSE

NSE indices resume with 40% loss amid profit taking

Activities on the nation’s bourse opened for the week on Monday on downward posture, with crucial market indices shedding 0.40 per cent.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Winifred Oyo-Ita: Unrealistic demands by labour unions hampering implementation of new minimum wage

The Federal Government has revealed that the new minimum wage of N30,000 is yet to be implemented in full across the board in the Federal Civil Service because of unrealistic demands of the labour unions.
Abba Kabir Yusuf

Tribunal: PDP tenders 241 exhibits against Governor Ganduje’s election

Abba Kabir-Yusuf, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate in the March 23 Governorship election in Kano State, on Monday, tendered 241 exhibits before the state Governorship Election Petition Tribunal.
Dr Gloria Obioh, Head of Department of Environmental Biotechnology and Bio- conservation Department, National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) stated this in an interview with newsmen.

Federal government set to deploy biogas for power generation

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja affirmed its readiness to deploy biogas for electricity generation in the country.