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The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo who clocked 51 on Monday.
The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons says the rate of human trafficking in the United States is higher than that of Nigeria.
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.
Diego Maradona has lent a hand in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in his hometown by autographing an Argentina national team jersey for a raffle.
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.
Inter have released an official club statement confirming that all COVID-19 tests conducted on the Inter first team have come back negative.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The boss of the Bundesliga says the German league must repay the trust shown by Angela Merkel’s government if football returns, as expected on May 9, despite the coronavirus pandemic.
German football clubs are hoping a return to action is on the horizon, even if it means playing in closed stadiums, after the country’s health minister and regional leaders said matches could potentially resume from May 9.
Austria will further loosen its coronavirus lockdown on May 15 by allowing restaurants and cafes to reopen and religious services to resume, Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said on Tuesday.
The number of people facing acute food insecurity could nearly double this year to 265 million due to the economic fallout of COVID-19, the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) said on Tuesday.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Tuesday threw his weight behind calls for an international inquiry into China’s initial response to the coronavirus and its origins.
Members of Parents Teachers Association, PTA, Grace High School, Gbagada, Lagos, have protested the school’s directives that students, who are preparing for the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examination, WASSCE, lodge in hotels to meet up with the timing of the exam.
Deceased Nigerian reggae legend, Majek Fashek, will be buried in New York, United States, his son, Randy, who is the first of his three children with his ex-wife, Rita, said in a video on Monday.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has charged the Implementation Committee of the Report of the Ministerial Taskforce on National Stadium Surulere, Lagos to carry out their assignment with dispatch, even as he assured that the edifice would be restored to it’s original blueprint.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has set up a Focal Group on the newly approved Nigeria Youth Investment Fund (NYIF). The Focal Group is an assemblage of youth leaders and groups from diverse fields, entrepreneurial experts and individuals with youth development and finance experience.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 290 new cases of COVID-19 in the country.
Egyptian mother-of-three Menna said she was caught off guard when a bulldozer clearing space for a controversial highway flattened much of a mausoleum that doubled as her home in a sprawling cemetery.
Super Eagles star Sylvester Igboun has joined Russian club Dynamo Moscow on a two-year permanent deal.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has set a target for the management of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan in the club’s campaign in the 2020/2021 football season.
Edo State APC Media Campaign Council for the September 19 Governorship election said yesterday that the party’s campaign flag-off rally, attended by numerous Governors of the APC and other leaders of the party, was a display of the party’s unity and consensus to ensure the victory of its candidate, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, at the polls.
The code also contains the Antitrust provision aimed at boosting local content and local industry due to laws prohibiting exclusive use of rights by broadcasters who, according to the minister, intend to create monopolies and hold the entire market to themselves.