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Morocco coach Herve Renard

Herve Renard apologies for omitting Hakim Ziyech in African select XI

Former Morocco coach Herve Renard has apologised for leaving out the name of Hakim Ziyech in a select XI of the best African players he has managed.
Former Chelsea star, Michael Essien, has disclosed that Jose Mourinho stopped him from playing for London rival club Arsenal FC.

Michael Essien: How Jose Mourinho prevented me from joining Arsenal

Former Chelsea star, Michael Essien, has disclosed that Jose Mourinho stopped him from playing for London rival club Arsenal FC.
Tottenham have confirmed the appointment of Jose Mourinho as their new manager on a contract that runs until 2023.

Harry Redknapp: Jose Mourinho will get Tottenham into Champions League places, anything less is...

Harry Redknapp believes that Tottenham will achieve a top-four finish with Jose Mourinho in charge, and claims anything less would be a "disaster" for the club given the money spent on their new training ground and stadium.
George Weah

George Weah, Didier Drogba, Samuel Eto’o, others for Governor Ambode testimonial match

African football legends both in Nigeria and abroad will on Saturday, May 18, storm the Agege Stadium in Lagos to feature in the testimonial match organised to honour the outgoing Governor of the Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode.
WAIDI AKANNI

Waidi Akanni: Celebrating excellence in sports attracts more goodwill

Ex-international Waidi Akanni says there is need to celebrate promoters of sports in the country in order to attract more goodwill from corporate, states and individual sponsors.
Liberia President George Weah

George Weah, Didier Drogba, others for Governor Ambode’s farewell match

Former World footballer of the year George Weah and former African footballer of the year Didier Drogba has been confirmed for the Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode farewell football match has slated for May 18, 2019, for the high profile game.

Former Ghana and Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien moves to Azerbaijan

Former Ghana and Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has joined Azerbaijan top-tier side Sabail FK.

CAF Awards: Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang make top three list

Reigning Confederation of African Football Player of the Year, Mohamed Salah, Senegalese player, Sadio Mane and Gabonese player, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, have made the top three list for the 2018 awards.

Michael Essien: Victor Moses could be leaving Chelsea in January

Legendary Ghanaian midfielder Michael Essien believes that Victor Moses could leave English giants Chelsea during the January 2019 transfer window.
Asisat Oshoala – Super Falcons star

France 2019: Super Falcons in tough group

Super Falcons have been handed a tough section at next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup after the draws were held b at a Seine Musicale in Paris
Super Falcons coach Thomas Dennerby

Thomas Dennerby: Super Falcons will prepare hard for 2019 World Cup

Coach Thomas Dennerby says Super Falcons will work to prepare hard and take it one match at a time at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France

BBC snubs Super Eagles stars for African football top award

The nominees for 2018 BBC African Footballer of the year has been announced with no Nigerian Super Eagles player on the list.
Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard applauds supporters on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge in London on August 18, 2018. Chelsea won the game 3-2. - AFP PHOTO - Glyn KIRK

Michael Essien: Eden Hazard should shun Real Madrid interest

Hazard was tipped to leave Stamford Bridge during the transfer window, with Real Madrid said to be interested, after admitting in July he was tempted to try "something different".

Nwankwo Kanu scores in Charity match

Former Super Eagles’ skipper Nwankwo Kanu hit the target as greats of the global game converged at Barnet’s Hive Stadium to raise money for Nwankwo Kanu’s Heart Foundation.

Michael Essien opens up on 2014 World Cup saga

Former Ghana star Michael Essien has opened up on his international retirement u-turn ahead of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Indonesian club Persib Bandung release ex-Chelsea star Michael Essien

Former Chelsea star Michael Essien has been released from Persib Bandung, the Indonesian club said Thursday, the latest big foreign signing to be axed from the national league in the past two seasons.

Michael Essien: Antonio Conte should stay at Chelsea

Former Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has called on Chelsea to keep faith with under-fire manager Antonio Conte.

Michael Essien released by Indonesian club

Ghanaian veteran Michael Essien has been released by Indonesian top flight club Persib Bandung.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.