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Liverpool stalwart Jamie Carragher has admitted that his team were not the better side on the night of their remarkable Champions League success against Milan in Istanbul in 2005.

Jamie Carragher admits Milan were the better team in Istanbul final

Liverpool stalwart Jamie Carragher has admitted that his team were not the better side on the night of their remarkable Champions League success against Milan in Istanbul in 2005.
Samuel Eto'o has asserted unity across the Inter Milan organisation was the secret to their treble triumph during the 2009-10 season.

Samuel Eto’o: Unity the ‘secret’ of Inter Milan treble triumph

Samuel Eto'o has asserted unity across the Inter Milan organisation was the secret to their treble triumph during the 2009-10 season.
Experienced former referee Eduardo Iturralde González has claimed that 90 percent of officials within the nation are fans of Real Madrid.

90 percent of Spanish referees support Real Madrid – former official

Experienced former referee Eduardo Iturralde González has claimed that 90 percent of officials within the nation are fans of Real Madrid.

FIFA postpones ‘The Best’ awards ceremony

FIFA’s The Best awards ceremony, scheduled to be held in Milan on September 21, has been postponed as a result of the coronavirus crisis, world football’s governing body confirmed on Friday.
Italian expert, Dr. Giuseppe Remuzzi, said coronavirus is nearing its end and “may disappear” before the discovery of a vaccine to stop its spread.

Coronavirus getting weak, may disappear before vaccine – Italian expert

Italian expert, Dr. Giuseppe Remuzzi, said coronavirus is nearing its end and “may disappear” before the discovery of a vaccine to stop its spread.
Thiago Silva would welcome the opportunity to continue his time with Paris Saint-Germain, according to the defender's wife.

Thiago Silva could stay with PSG – wife

Thiago Silva would welcome the opportunity to continue his time with Paris Saint-Germain, according to the defender's wife.
Italian Serie A club Sampdoria on Friday said four of its players have tested positive for coronavirus, one day after forward Manolo Gabbiadini was also confirmed to have caught the virus.

Serie A will return ‘one step at a time’ after coronavirus – Italian minister

Italy's minister for sport Vincenzo Spadafora said the Serie A season will return "one step at a time" following the coronavirus outbreak.
European Union (EU) leaders will hold a video summit on Thursday in a bid to agree on a shared fiscal response to a recession looming as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, though there is little hope of a breakthrough.

European Union marks 70th anniversary amid divisive crisis

The European Union on Saturday marked the 70th anniversary of its foundation in low-key fashion thanks to the coronavirus lockdowns still in place in much of the continent.
Commuters wear face mask at the Plaza Espana subway station in Barcelona on April 14, 2020. – Spain reported 567 deaths from the new coronavirus, a slight increase after a one day decline, bringing the total number of fatalities to 18,056 — officially the third highest in the world behind the United States and Italy. (Photo by PAU BARRENA / AFP)

Italy passes 30,000 coronavirus deaths, as new cases drop

Italy on Friday became the third country in the world to record 30,000 deaths from the coronavirus, reporting 243 new fatalities compared with a daily tally of 274 the day before.
While the United States and Europe are in the grip of the outbreak, UN aid chief Mark Lowcock warned that the virus was not expected to peak in the world's poorest countries until some point over the next three to six months.

UN triples coronavirus appeal to $6.7 billion to help poor countries

The United Nations on Thursday more than tripled its appeal to help vulnerable countries combat the spread and destabilising effects of the coronavirus pandemic, asking for $6.7bn to help 63 nations, mainly in Africa and Latin America.
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) on Tuesday said that it was working with the Federal Government and some States to eliminate child labour in the country by 2025.

ILO: Informal sector poverty to increase by 56 percent

International Labour Organisation, ILO, has said the COVID-19 lockdown and containment measures across the globe will increase poverty levels among the world’s informal economy workers by 56 percent in low-income countries.
Russia registered another humongous number of coronavirus infections Tuesday as its total cases soared passed 155,000.

Report: Black people four times more likely to die of coronavirus than white people

A recent report analysis by Britain’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) claimed that residents in the United Kingdom (UK) from black heritage are more than four times likely to die from COVID-19 if infected.
The Chinese Embassy in Nigeria has lambasted Oby Ezekwesili, a former Minister of Education, for demanding compensation from China over the Coronavirus pandemic.

Former Nigerian minister appointed to IBFD board of trustees

IBFD, the world’s foremost authority on cross-border taxation, has announced the appointment of Dr Oby Ezekwesili to its Board of Trustees, effective from 1 April 2020.
Luigi Aurisicchio, CEO of Takis, told ANSA that the Covid-19 candidate vaccine had neutralised the virus in human cells, for the first time.

Italian firm develops world’s first coronavirus vaccine

According to tests carried out at Rome’s infectious-disease Spallanzani Hospital, a single shot of the vaccine generates antibodies in mice.
Players at Serie A champions Juventus were among those who returned to training following the coronavirus stoppage on Tuesday amid suggestions that matches could be played at neutral venues if the league restarts.

Serie A stars resume training amid suggestion of neutral venues

Players at Serie A champions Juventus were among those who returned to training following the coronavirus stoppage on Tuesday amid suggestions that matches could be played at neutral venues if the league restarts.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s return to AC Milan will add spice to the city derby against Inter Milan on Sunday with the Swede looking to thwart Antonio Conte’s side from keeping pace with Serie A leaders Juventus.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic set for AC Milan return

La Gazzetta dello Sport claims the 38-year-old, if it depended only on him, would have liked to remain in Sweden for now.
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte wearing a protective face mask attends the inauguration ceremony of the final section of Genoa's new bridge being installed into place and completing the rebuilding of the structure, almost two years after the Morandi bridge collapsed killing 43 people in Genoa, Italy, April 28, 2020. Filippo Attili/Palazzo Chigi Press Office

Serie A teams can start individual training – interior ministry

Serie A teams will be able to start individual training sessions as of Monday amid the COVID-19 crisis, according to a letter sent by the Italian interior ministry to local authorities.
Arsenal have identified Real Betis playmaker Nabil Fekir as a replacement for Dani Ceballos, whose loan deal expires this summer.

Newcastle linked with Real Betis star Nabil Fekir

Marca cite a report in Foot Mercato that Fekir is one of three primed targets for the club who are set for a takeover, with Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly and Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani.

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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

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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.
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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.