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A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December.

Coronavirus: Algeria, Morocco, other countries evacuate citizens from China

Thousands of foreigners are among millions of people stuck in the central Chinese city of Wuhan as the country struggles to get to grips with the spread of a SARS-like virus which has claimed 132 lives nationwide.
This photo taken on August 23, 2018 shows the Google logo on display at the Smart China Expo at Chongqing International Expo Center in southwest China's Chongqing. - AFP PHOTO - STR - China OUT

Google launches own developers space in Lagos

Google on Tuesday launched its first Google Developers Space in Lagos, previously referred to as the Google Launchpad Space.
The World Health Organisation’s Director-General has said he is confident in China’s ability to control and contain the spread of a new coronavirus, China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.

WHO chief says confident in China’s ability to contain virus, urges calm

The World Health Organisation’s Director-General has said he is confident in China’s ability to control and contain the spread of a new coronavirus, China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.
Enugu Rangers player Tope Olusesi has stated that the Flying Antelopes fear no foe ahead of today’s draws into the group stage of the 2019-2020 CAF Confederation cup in Cairo.

Rangers keep CAF Confederations Cup hope alive

Nigeria’s Rangers International of Enugu yesterday picked a vital win against hosts, Pyramid FC in Cairo, Egypt, just as they kept hope alive in the ongoing CAF Confederations Cup.
The Director-General of Northern Elders Forum, NEF, Professor Yima Sen in an interview with newsmen stated his confidence in a better Nigeria describing the nation as “traumatized but not a failed state”.

Yima Sen: Nigeria is traumatized, not a failed state

The Director-General of Northern Elders Forum, NEF, Professor Yima Sen in an interview with newsmen stated his confidence in a better Nigeria describing the nation as “traumatized but not a failed state”.
Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday booked a spot in the group stage of the CAF Confederation Cup following a 2-1 away win against South African side TS Galaxy.

Enyimba chase consolidation points against Agadir

Confederation Cup campaigners Enyimba have a good chance of pushing closer to the next round as the host Hassania Agadir of Morocco on Sunday.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

WCQ: Super Eagles drawn in ‘soft group’ in qualifying campaign

Nigeria have been drawn to square up against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals.

Bitrus Bewarang wants tough 2022 World Cup qualifying group for Super Eagles

Former Super Eagles assistant coach Bitrus Bewarang has stated that he would prefer a difficult Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifying group for the country.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

2022 WCQ draw: Super Eagles will be ready for any team – Samuel Chukwueze

“Anyone they bring for us will be good, every team is tough in Africa, so we are going to try our best against any team that falls in our group. We know it will be very tough, but we are prepared for battle,” Chukwueze said.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to miss World Cup draws

Super Eagles Technical adviser Gernot Rohr will miss the 2022 FIFA World Cup draws tomorrow, as such, the general secretary, Muhammad Sanusi, is to represent the NFF at the event.
Ogenyi Onazi is looking forward to making his first appearance for Turkish Super Lig outfit, Denizlispor against champions Galatasaray on Sunday .

Ogenyi Onazi makes losing debut with Denizlispor

Ogenyi Onazi made losing start with Denizlispor after a 2-1 defeat to Galatasaray in Sunday’s Turkish Super Lig encounter.
AFDB President Akinwumi Adesina.

AfDB reveals top priority as Akinwumi Adesina visits UK

The African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA) will top discussion as Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President of African Development Bank (AfDB) is expected in London for the milestone investment summit.
Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo (right) speaking as a guest of the French Embassy, Abuja (Tuesday, January 14, 2020) 3

Dolapo Osinbajo: Nigerian women marginalised

The Wife of the Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, has bemoaned the marginalisation of women in the country. She said that for the country to make substantial progress, the role of the women must be appreciated.
Handball

Handball Nations Cup: Nigeria loses friendly game

The Nigeria national men handball team lost to Olympique Souliman of Tunisia 23-21 on Wednesday in a preparatory friendly match in the city of Sulayman, Tunisia ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations.
NFF President Amaju Pinnick (L) and FIFA President Gianni Infatino (M) at the CAF awards

Amaju Pinnick: Sadio Mane, Asisat Oshoala fully deserving of their gongs

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has declared African Men’s Player of the Year, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Women’s Player of the Year, Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala as fully deserving of their honours at the 2019 CAF Football Awards ceremony in Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday night.
Golden Eaglets Assistant coach Nduka Ugbade and ex-international Ifeanyi Udeze have picked Samuel Chukwueze ahead of Victor Osimhen for the Africa Young Player of the Year Award 2019.

Mutiu Adepoju cautions Samuel Chukwueze, Victor Osimhen over CAF award snub

Ex-Super Eagles midfielder Mutiu Adepoju has cautioned Samuel Chukwueze and Victor Osimhen after missing out of 2019 young African player of the year award on Tuesday night, January 7, in Cairo.
Samuel Chukwueze was on target as Villarreal were held to a 4-4 draw by Granada in their opening La Liga fixture.

Samuel Chukwueze unperturbed with CAF awards snub

Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze is not bothered about missing out of the 2019 CAF Youth Player of the Year award.
Daniel Igali, President of Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), has congratulated legendary sprint queen, Mary Onyali, on her appointment as Special Adviser to Sunday Dare, Minister of Youth and Sports Development.

Daniel Igali hopes for ‘better’ 2020 in Nigerian wrestling

After recording some groundbreaking achievements last year, President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Hon. Daniel Igali is hopeful that 2020 will be even ‘better’ for the sport in the country.

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NBC: Federal government not out to gag Nigerians

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), has said the new broadcasting regulations were not intended to gag Nigerians from expressing their views.

141 hospital staff investigated for giving free medicals to friends

Some 141 doctors and paramedics at a public hospital in Rome have been charged with fraud for giving free medical tests to friends and family evading regional taxes, police said on Friday.

Forex: Central bank injects $292.34 million, CNY 22.8 million into Retail SMIS

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday, February 21, 2020, continued its intervention in the inter-bank foreign exchange market by injecting the sum of $292.34million into the retail Secondary Market Intervention Sales (SMIS).
Kwara State Governor Abdulraham Abdulrazaq

Kwara state-owned newspaper gets acting general manager

A new acting General Manager has been appointed for the Kwara State Printing and Publishing Corporation (The Herald Newspapers).

Imo renames college after late Senator Uwajumogu

The Imo State government has renamed the Imo State College of Education, Ihitte Uboma after the late Senator Benjamin Uwajumogu as a way to mortalizing him for his service to the state.