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The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states, Elaine Chao, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has said.

U.S. approves over $1.2 billion grants to 405 airports

The United States Government has awarded more than $1.2 billion in airport safety and infrastructure grants through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to 405 airports in 50 states, Elaine Chao, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has said.

CAF approves revised calendar for Interclubs competitions

Confederation of Africa Football Emergency Committee has approved the revised calendar for the Interclubs competitions which was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
FIFA President Gianni Infantino after his speech during the UEFA Congress REUTERS-Yves Herman-File Photo

FIFA says no reason for Swiss authorities to investigate Gianni Infantino

Global soccer body FIFA has said there is no reason for Swiss authorities to launch criminal proceedings against its president Gianni Infantino who will continue in his role as normal.
British Broadcasting Corporation, BBC, has hired Manchester City star Sergio Aguero to host Spanish lessons for children.

Kun Aguero to undergo surgery in Barcelona

“A little while ago I spoke with him. He got struck on the knee that had already been hurting him during the week,” Aguero’s father, Leonel del Castillo, told Radio La Red.
Super Eagles winger Samuel Kalu has been told by Coach of Bordeaux Paulo Sousa to change his mentality or continue to be left out of the team.

Bordeaux coach slams Samuel Kalu’s attitude to work

Super Eagles winger Samuel Kalu has been told by Coach of Bordeaux Paulo Sousa to change his mentality or continue to be left out of the team.
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Los Angeles Lakers win first game since Kobe Bryant tragedy

Anthony Davis scored a team-high 21 points as the Los Angeles Lakers put the emotions of their Kobe Bryant tribute night behind them with a 129-113 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday.
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus attends a press conference after a meeting to decide whether DR Congo's Ebola epidemic is a 'public health emergency of international concern' on October 17, 2018 in Geneva. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)

Why Coronavirus is public health emergency

On Thursday night, the World Health Organisation declared the novel coronavirus that broke out in Wuhan, China, a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, PHEIC,
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Rafael Nadal confirms London ATP Finals place

World No 1, Rafael Nadal, recovering from injury, confirmed Tuesday he will compete at the season-ending ATP Tour Finals in London from November 10-17.
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Injury rules PSG’s Neymar out for four weeks

Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar will be out for four weeks with a hamstring injury he suffered playing for Brazil, the French club said on Monday.

Expert calls for improved health infrastructure

A Medical Practitioner, Dr Tony Momoh, has advised government to fix dilapidated health infrastructure and provide equipment to make the health sector more functional.

Obstetrician: Breast implants will not prevent sagging

Dr Dauda Adekunle, an Abuja based Obstetrician, has advised women who intend to go for breast implants that breast augmentation would not prevent their breast from sagging.
Nigeria have suffered a major blow in the build-up to their second Group A game against South Korea with Faith Michael being ruled out of the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.

Nigeria’s Faith Michael out of Women’s World Cup with injury

Nigeria have suffered a major blow in the build-up to their second Group A game against South Korea with Faith Michael being ruled out of the 2019 Women's World Cup in France.
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Ivory Coast goalkeeper Abdoul Karim Cisse to miss AFCON with injury

Abdoul Karim Cisse was included in Kamara’s 27-man preliminary squad but he has now withdrawn after national team doctors assessed him at their training camp in Chantilly, France.
Eighth seed Petra Kvitova powered past local hope Ashleigh Barty to make the Australian Open semi-finals on Tuesday in the Czech’s best Grand Slam performance since she was injured in a terrifying knife attack.

Petra Kvitova pulls out of French Open with injury

Czech sixth seed and two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova withdrew from Roland Garros on Monday with a left arm injury.
The General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Sanusi Mohammed, has commended the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria despite their defeat at the hands of Guinea via penalty shoot out which ended 10 -9 in favour of their opponents in the semi-final encounter.

NFF scribe commends Golden Eaglets despite loss to Guinea

The General Secretary of Nigeria Football Federation, Dr Sanusi Mohammed, has commended the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria despite their defeat at the hands of Guinea via penalty shoot out which ended 10 -9 in favour of their opponents in the semi-final encounter.

NMA fumes as Minister Ngige says Nigeria has surplus doctors

Reactions have continued to trail comments by the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, that he is not bothered about medical doctors leaving Nigeria because the country has surplus.

Chris Ngige: Doctors are free to leave Nigeria

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said that medical doctors who want to leave Nigeria, are free to do so as the country has a lot of medical personnel.
The Senegal Football Federation (FSF) have filed a complaint with Caf against Guinea for alleged age-cheating at the Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations (U17 Afcon) finals currently taking place in Tanzania.

Senegal complain to CAF about Guinea’s alleged age-cheating

The Senegal Football Federation (FSF) have filed a complaint with Caf against Guinea for alleged age-cheating at the Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations (U17 Afcon) finals currently taking place in Tanzania.

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Plateau teachers decry non-implementation of new minimum wage

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Jos East Chapter, on Wednesday decried the non-implementations of the new minimum wage in the state.
The newly inaugurated Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion-Bishop of Abuja, the Most Reverend Henry C. Ndukuba today in Abuja admonished the faithful to observe the health experts advice in order to curb the spread of Coronavirus .

Anglican Primate wants programmes to cushion hike in petrol, electricity tariff

The Primate, Church of Nigeria, Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to urgently come up with programmes to cushion the effects of the hike in petrol prices and electricity tariff on citizens.

PDP calls for articulate strategies to mitigate flood

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the governments at all levels to articulate strategies to mitigate the menace of flood and forestall such devastation in the future.
California Governor Gavin Newsom adjusts his mask while speaking to reporters at Miss Ollie”s restaurant amid the coronavirus pandemic in Oakland, California, the US [Jeff Chiu-Pool via AP Photo]

California vows to ban sale of new petrol vehicles in 2035

US West Coast state to join 15 nations that have set similar goals in order to fight climate change.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Comrade Oshiomhole breaks silence on Edo election

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says he is not downcast even though his party lost the just concluded governorship election in Edo State.