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As the inks flow in tributes to Abba Kyari by those who loved and despised him, let us not forget that Abba was much misunderstood and often maligned.

Notable African figures who have died of novel coronavirus complications

Africa, the continent that was last to confirm cases of coronavirus now has more than 20,000 cases. As of Tuesday, according to Worldometer, the continent has 24,501 confirmed cases, 1,167 deaths, and 6,531 recoveries.
Former Super Eagles coach Christian Chukwu has hailed the appointment of erstwhile National team skipper Joseph Yobo after been named assistant Super Eagles coach to replace Imama Amapakabo.

Former Super Eagles skipper reveals why he left Everton for Fenerbahce

Joseph Yobo has revealed the quest to win trophies and an opportunity to feature in the Champions League made him leave Everton for Fenerbahce.

Taye Taiwo opens up about AC Milan disappointment

Former Super Eagles and Olympique Marseille left-back, Taye Taiwo has opened up about his two-year infamous sojourn in Italy with top club, AC Milan under coach Max Allegri.
Former national team skipper, Joseph Yobo, has revealed how Taiye Taiwo brought aura into the Super Eagles.

Joseph Yobo: How Taye Taiwo brought aura to Super Eagles

Former national team skipper, Joseph Yobo, has revealed how Taiye Taiwo brought aura into the Super Eagles.
European giant Lazio is showing a strong interest for dubbed Nigerian Neymar Chidera Ejuke this summer transfer window, according to a report from Italy.

Lazio want to sign inform Nigerian forward dubbed as Neymar

European giant Lazio is showing a strong interest for dubbed Nigerian Neymar Chidera Ejuke this summer transfer window, according to a report from Italy.
Vincent Enyeama has labelled Victor Osimhen’s Lille goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Olympique Marseille as at a very high level.

Vincent Enyeama hails Victor Osimhen’s ‘very high level’ goal vs Olympique Marseille

Vincent Enyeama has labelled Victor Osimhen’s Lille goal in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Olympique Marseille as at a "very high level".
Former Super Eagles Captain, Joseph Yobo on Wednesday said that he had tipped in-form CD Leganes FC player, Kenneth Omeruo, to step into his shoes as a regular centre-back.

NFF appoints Joseph Yobo as Super Eagles’ assistant coach

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed former Super Eagles’ defender and captain Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the team.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Bordeaux’s Josh Maja reacts to first career hat-trick against Nimes

Bordeaux forward Josh Maja has expressed his delight after scoring his first career hat-trick in their 6-0 thrashing of Nimes in Tuesday's Ligue 1 game.
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Samuel Kalu still out with injury – Bordeaux coach

Bordeaux chief coach Paulo Sousa has confirmed that his Nigerian attacker, Samuel Kalu, will not play a part in Bordeaux’s Ligue 1 match against Olympique Marseille tonight.

Taye Taiwo: Playing in lower leagues bad for career development

Former Super Eagles’ left back Taye Taiwo has warned young Nigerian footballers against starting off their overseas adventure at lowly rated leagues noting that it would eventually kill their career.
Monaco beat Nantes 1-0 to record their second home win of the season in Ligue 1 on Saturday to move out of the relegation zone for the first time since September.

Monaco out of danger zone after beating Nantes

Monaco beat Nantes 1-0 to record their second home win of the season in Ligue 1 on Saturday to move out of the relegation zone for the first time since September.
The home of Olympique Marseille president Jacques-Henri Eyraud was burgled during the night while he was away watching the team in action, local police said on Saturday.

Olympique Marseille president Eyraud burgled while at a game

The home of Olympique Marseille president Jacques-Henri Eyraud was burgled during the night while he was away watching the team in action, local police said on Saturday.
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FC Porto place €5 million price tag on Marseille target Mikel Agu

FC Porto have placed a €5m price tag on Olympique Marseille target Mikel Agu.
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Olympique Marseille show interest in Ahmed Musa

Nigeria star Ahmed Musa could soon find a new club as French Ligue 1 side Olympique Marseille have shown interest.

Europa League Semis: Arsenal draw Atletico Madrid, Olympique Marseille to battle RB Salzburg

Arsenal have been drawn against Spanish side Atletico Madrid while French Ligue 1 outfit Olympique Marseille will face Red Bull Salzburg of Austria in the semi-finals of the 2017/2018 UEFA Europa League.

Stephane Mbia leaves Chinese side Hebei China Fortune

The parties agreed to a mutual termination of the player’s contract, which was due to expire at the end of 2018.

Angel Di Maria shines as Paris St Germain thrash Marseille again

Argentine winger Angel Di Maria produced a majestic performance capped by two fine goals to help French Cup holders Paris St Germain reach the semi-finals on Wednesday.

Michy Batshuayi joins Borussia Dortmund on loan

Borussia Dortmund signed Belgian forward Michy Batshuayi on loan from Chelsea just before the German transfer window closed on Wednesday — hours after Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s departure to Arsenal.

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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.
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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.