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Manchester United midfielder Fred has billed the Red Devils' clash with old adversaries Leeds United as an English football Clasico, with a fierce rivalry set to be rekindled on Sunday.

Fred: Manchester United vs Leeds United ‘an English football Clasico’

Manchester United midfielder Fred has billed the Red Devils' clash with old adversaries Leeds United as "an English football Clasico", with a fierce rivalry set to be rekindled on Sunday.
Malawi will destroy over 16 000 expired coronavirus vaccines donated to the impoverished country by the African Union three weeks before their use-by-date, a health official said on Wednesday.

Report: 905 million coronavirus shots administered worldwide

No fewer than 905 million COVID-19 shots have been administered worldwide, according to Our World in Data (OWID).
Arsenal striker, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, will retain the captaincy despite it being confirmed he skipped the warm down for Sunday’s defeat of Tottenham.

Arsenal confirm Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Martin Odegaard will miss Fulham match

Arsenal have confirmed that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Martin Odegaard are both out for Sunday's Premier League match against Fulham.

Online drugstore, consultation debuts in FCT

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, will now have access to online drug shopping and information services as Aligs Pharmacy & Stores is set to change the narrative of easy and fast access to drugs.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

Florentino Perez re-elected as Real Madrid president for four more years

Florentino Perez, a man famed for his 'Galacticos' approach to transfer business, has been re-elected as Real Madrid president and will remain at the Blancos helm for another four years.
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) says it has postponed the screening test for its 72 Regular Course schedule to hold on May 30, adding that a new date will be communicated.

NDA: UTME basic requirement for admission

The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) has said the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) is a basic requirement for admission into the academy.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun thanked the Rangers fans for the way they have welcomed him to the club.

Leon Balogun cherished Rangers contract extension

Former Wigan and Brighton defender, Leon Balogun, has said he was excited to sign a contract extension with Scottish champions Glasgow Rangers.
English Championship side Wigan Athletics has congratulated defender Leon Balogun for over his invitation back into the Super Eagles.

Steven Gerrard hails Leon Balogun’s pedigree after defender extends Rangers contract

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has heaped plaudits on Leon Balogun after the defender extended his contract with the club.
The Director-General of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Progressive Governors Forum (PGF), Salihu Moh Lukman, has chided the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Ebun-olu Adegboruwa SAN, for reducing to politics and legality, the issues raised by President Muhammadu Buhari, on measure to tackle the spread of Coronavirus pandemic.

APC’s litmus tests

All party members and leaders should prioritise ensuring that the Caretaker Committee is able to complete the task of organising a National Convention where new leaders of the party will be elected. The first test therefore is whether the challenges leading to the dissolution of the Comrade Oshiomhole-led NWC are being resolved by the Caretaker Committee. To what extent, are the resolution of challenges facing the party conforming to both democratic principles and progressive ideals?
French forward Anthony Martial of English Premier League side Manchester United was again at the receiving end of vile racist abuse on social media in the aftermath of Sunday’s 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns.

Manchester United boss claims Anthony Martial could miss remainder of season

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirms that Anthony Martial could miss the remainder of the season through injury.
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NJC raises alarm over fake online recruitment

The National Judicial Council (NJC) has warned members of the public against a fake online advertisement for massive recruitment exercise at the Council for the year 2021.
Chelsea's Thomas Tuchel has been named Premier League Manager of the Month for March, with Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho claiming the player award.

Chelsea’s Thomas Tuchel named Premier League Manager of the Month for March

Chelsea's Thomas Tuchel has been named Premier League Manager of the Month for March, with Leicester striker Kelechi Iheanacho claiming the player award.
Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho’s brilliant form in March has seen him named the Premier League’s EA SPORTS Player of the Month.

Kelechi Iheanacho thrilled to win Premier League Player of the Month Award

Kelechi Iheanacho is elated to win the Premier League Player of the Month award for the first time in his career.
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci is self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19 on his return from Italy duty.

Juventus star Leonardo Bonucci tests positive for coronavirus

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci is self-isolating after testing positive for COVID-19 on his return from Italy duty.
South Africa international Percy Tau is feeling confident and he wants revenge on Ghana ahead of their upcoming 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Thursday.

AFCONQ: South Africa’s Percy Tau wants revenge vs Ghana

South Africa international Percy Tau is feeling confident and he wants revenge on Ghana ahead of their upcoming 2022 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier on Thursday.
Amad Diallo lit up Old Trafford as he scored his first ever Manchester United goal against AC Milan.

Manchester United’s Amad Diallo gets first senior call-up for Ivory Coast

Amad has impressed since joining United from Atalanta in January, with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer now picking him regularly to feature in the first team after initially allowing him to find his feet with the U23 squad.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has downplayed suggestions his side have reignited the Premier League title race after ending Manchester City’s 21-match winning run with a stunning 2-0 derby victory.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: If you want a comfortable life, don’t play for Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United have to rise to the challenge of a packed schedule if they are to finish the season on a successful note.
Legendary Manchester United defender Denis Irwin believes Luke Shaw is the best left-back in the Premier League, on current form.

Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw admits he gave up hope on England recall

Luke Shaw admits he had given up hope of returning to the England squad before his dramatic return to form at Manchester United this season.
Jorginho has aimed a veiled dig at the long-ball tactics of former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard, with the Blues midfielder claiming to be thriving as a result of Thomas Tuchel implementing a playing style that is better suited to his game and that of many around him.

Jorginho aims veiled dig at Frank Lampard’s long-ball football as Thomas Tuchel ushers in...

Jorginho has aimed a veiled dig at the long-ball tactics of former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard, with the Blues midfielder claiming to be thriving as a result of Thomas Tuchel implementing a playing style that is better suited to his game and that of many around him.
Oghenekaro Etebo is battling to start for Galatasaray in tomorrow’s Istanbul Derby against fierce rivals Fenerbache.

Oghenekaro Etebo: Galatasaray will continue title hunt despite home loss to Rizespor

Oghenekaro Etebo insists Galatasaray will not relent in their bid to win the Turkish Super Lig title despite Friday’s demoralizing 4-3home defeat to Caykur Rizespor.
Rodrygo looks set to be forced to play for the Real Madrid youth team due to the small quota of non-EU players allowed in squads. Getty - Contributor

Rodrygo hails idol Neymar as ‘an absolute genius’

Rodrygo is making a name for himself with Real Madrid and Brazil, but the 20-year-old remains in awe of those he idolised growing up and considers fellow countryman Neymar to be “an absolute genius”.

AFCONQ: Simon Moses to miss Super Eagles games due to coronavirus travel ban

Super Eagles winger, Simon Moses will miss Nigeria’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho due to covid-19 travel restriction in France.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commended the early response of the military and the Kaduna State Government towards the rescue of 180 students and eight staff members of the Federal College of Forestry Mechanization, Afaka, in Igabi LGA.

President Buhari approves appointment of 18 appeal court judges

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of 18 Justices of the Court of Appeal.
Speaking in the aftermath of his well-received publicity stunt of placing a huge banner featuring his likeness 200 meters from the Santiago Bernabeu, Joan Laporta continued to detail his project should he be successful in becoming Barcelona president.

Barcelona supremo: European Super League a ‘necessity’

Barcelona president Joan Laporta described the European Super League as a “necessity” on Thursday but said the final decision would be given to the club’s members.
The Red Cross voiced alarm Thursday over "horrific" accounts of sexual violence in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, amid fears that rape was being used as a weapon of war.

Red Cross condemns ‘horrific’ sexual violence in Ethiopia’s Tigray

The Red Cross voiced alarm Thursday over "horrific" accounts of sexual violence in Ethiopia's conflict-hit Tigray region, amid fears that rape was being used as a weapon of war.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Nollywood actor arrested for ‘defiling’ minor

The case of defilement was reported on 19th April, 2021 by one Princess Adekola Adekanya at Sabo Police Station and transferred to the Gender Unit of the State CID, Panti, Yaba Lagos for proper investigation.
The Department of State Services, DSS, has denied any involvement in the attempt to arrest Yoruba activist, Sunday Igboho, at Ibadan, Oyo State.

Official: Dennis Amachree not speaking for DSS on Isa Pantami

Nigeria’s secret police, the Department of State Service (DSS) has disowned reasons adduced for its alleged failure to reveal alleged link of Malam Isa Pantami, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy to terrorism before his confirmation as minister in 2019 adduced by one of its former officer, Dennis Amachree.

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OPEC and its oil allies reached agreement Sunday to cut global production by 9.7 million barrels a day starting May 1, to shore up the world price in the face of a significant drop in the demand for oil because of the coronavirus pandemic.

OPEC+ may downgrade ministers’ meeting, leave output unchanged

The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and its allies are discussing downgrading next week’s the full-scale ministerial meeting, delegates said, a signal the coalition may stick with plans to gradually revive oil production.

Oyo governor suspends LAUTECH vice chancellor

Governor of Oyo state, Seyi Makinde, has ordered the immediate suspension of Michael Ologunde, the Vice Chancellor of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH).
The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says the Federal Government has extended the Lagos-Ibadan Modernisation Project from its original destination at Ebutte Meta to Lagos Ports.

Niger governor’s aide blames minister for non-operation of inland port

The Niger State Government at the weekend blamed the non-operation of the Baro Port in Katcha Local Government Area of the state on the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.
The secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, says if Nigerians are not very open to receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, it will have a negative impact on the country’s efforts to curtail the spread of the virus.

SGF provides relief materials to insurgency victims in Adamawa

The Secretary to the Government of Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustpaha, has provided relief materials to the victims of terrorist attack in Hong LGA of Adamawa state.
2. Dapo Abiodun of Ogun has become the first governor to receive a dose of coronavirus vaccine publicly.

36,956 receive coronavirus vaccine jabs in Gombe

Chairman of the state’s COVID-19 committee and deputy governor of Gombe State, Dr Daniel Manassas Jatau made, disclosed this yesterday, while briefing journalists in his office on the activities of his committee in the last one year.