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Istanbul to host 2020 Champions League final

UEFA have been under pressure to ensure future final host cities have the hotel and airport infrastructure to cope with the influx of fans, delegates and media for the biggest game in club football.

Lithuania gears up to secure EU border during World Cup

Lithuania’s border guard held exercises on Wednesday focused on securing the European Union’s external border as thousands of football fans were expected to cross the Baltic state to reach World Cup matches in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad.

Report: Neymar desperate to force Real Madrid move

Neymar has made it clear to Paris Saint-Germain that he would like to move to Real Madrid this summer, but the French treble winners will not allow their prized asset to depart without a fight.

Nigeria retain 47th spot in FIFA rankings

The Super Eagles of Nigeria retained the 47th position in the latest FIFA world ranking released on Thursday.

Ebola outbreak: Nigeria, DR Congo friendly match not threatened – NFF

Nigeria’s friendly match against DR Congo is not under threat in spite of the Ebola outbreak in the country, the Nigeria Football Federation’s 1st Vice-President, Seyi Akinwumi, has said.

World Cup: No injury scare in Super Eagles – official

With 31 days to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the Super Eagles Media Officer, Toyin Ibitoye, says there is no need to panic over injuries in the team.

Ogenyi Onazi: Nigeria won’t be over-confident heading into World Cup

Nigeria international dismissed Ogenyi Onazi feelings that the team won’t be over-confident going into the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.

Ikouwen Udoh: Flying Eagles going for away win against Guinea Bissau

Flying Eagles captain, Ikouwen Udoh, says the team will go all out for a win in Saturday’s first leg Second Round of the 2019 U-20 Africa Cup of Nations Cup qualifiers against Guinea Bissau, to make return leg a mere formality.

World Cup: With discipline we can succeed in Russia – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr listed that he doesn’t have star players who can turn a game on its head, but with team and tactical discipline, the Eagles can make a head way at the FIFA World Cup tournament starting next month.

Leon Balogun: Fitness key for Nigeria’s World Cup hopes

Nigeria defender Leon Balogun says it is crucial his fellow international team-mates stay injury-free ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

Rescuers search for three Polish miners after deadly quake

Rescuers were struggling to locate three missing miners on Sunday after finding one crushed to death and locating another trapped after an earthquake hit a coal mine in the country's south, a mining official said.

Bayern Munich hit back from goal down to see off Cologne

Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich bounced back from their Champions League disappointment with a 3-1 win at relegated Cologne.

EU unveils bigger post-Brexit budget

The EU unveiled plans Wednesday for a bigger 1.279-trillion euro budget for the seven years after Brexit, featuring a controversial move to cut funding for countries that fail to respect the rule of law.

CAF chief Ahmad confirms $2 million prize money from FIFA

Confederation of African Football president Ahmad Ahmad has confirmed that FIFA will advance $2 million in prize money to each of the five African teams that have qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Poland short of workers after exodus to Britain and Germany

Poland is facing a shortage of workers after an exodus of people to Britain and Germany.

Pope Francis says ‘deeply moved’ by death of British toddler

Pope Francis said Saturday he was "deeply moved" by the news that terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans had died after his parents lost a legal battle to seek medical help in Italy.

British toddler at centre of legal battle dies

Terminally-ill British toddler Alfie Evans died in hospital on Saturday after doctors withdrew life support, the child’s parents said, following a protracted legal battle and a campaign that drew support from Pope Francis.

Gernot Rohr: Francis Uzoho good enough to be Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is upbeat that young goalkeeper Francis Uzoho will come good at the World Cup in Russia as first choice.

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Minister: Federal government committed to timely completion of Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Alhaji Suleiman Zarma, the Minister of State, Power, Works and Housing, said that the Federal Government was committed to timely completion of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway.

House of Representatives steps down Nigerian Peace Corps Bill

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, voted against the Bill for an Act to Establish the Nigerian Peace Corps.

Morgan Freeman apologizes after sexual harassment claims

Hollywood movie star, Morgan Freeman, apologized Thursday over reports that multiple women accused him of sexual misconduct.

Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

Some armed policemen allegedly invaded the Arogbo community in Ese-Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State on Thursday, shooting into the air.