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The Algerian Football Federation has tied Djamel Belmadi to a new deal that will see him remain as Desert Foxes coach until the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.

Algeria coach’s contract extended until 2022 World Cup

The Algerian Football Federation has tied Djamel Belmadi to a new deal that will see him remain as Desert Foxes coach until the 2022 Fifa World Cup in Qatar.
Arturo Vidal

Arturo Vidal declares Barcelona best team in the world

Barcelona midfielder Arturo Vidal has declared his side “the best team in the world” ahead of their Champions League quarter final clash against his former employers Bayern Munich.
Nigerian youngster, Akinkunmi Amoo, is in line to make his competitive debut for Hammarby on Thursday in the club’s Swedish league outing against IFK Norrköping.

Nigerian Youngster Set To Debut For Ibrahimovic’s Club

Nigerian youngster, Akinkunmi Amoo, is in line to make his competitive debut for Hammarby on Thursday in the club’s Swedish league outing against IFK Norrköping.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri has been diagnosed with pneumonia, the Serie A champions have confirmed, and his status for the club's league opener is unknown.

Marco Tardelli: Juventus stupid to sack Maurizio Sarri

Marco Tardelli concedes Champions League elimination to Lyon tonight would be ‘a disaster,’ but still not enough for Juventus to fire Maurizio Sarri.
Nigeria’s Victor Osimhen says he’s delighted to be joining Napoli and can’t wait to make his first appearance for the Club.

Napoli’s Victor Osimhen aiming to win the Capocannoniere – agent

William D'Avila, the agent of Napoli forward Victor Osimhen, has admitted that the Nigerian has set sights on winning the Capocannoniere award for the highest goalscorer in Serie A.
Barcelona midfielder Arthur Melo completes his move to Juventus, the Brazilian midfielder signed a five year deal with the Serie A Champions.

Arthur Melo heads back to Barcelona to terminate contract

Arthur Melo is set to head back to Barcelona in the next 24 hours with the intention of terminating his contract with the Camp Nou dwellers.
Nigeria’s Victor Moses and teammates at Inter Milan are willing to accept pay cut as the Serie A outfit plan to reduce salaries due to the coronavirus crisis, according to the Italian agency ‘ANSA’,

Victor Moses in as Inter Milan name Europa League final squad

Victor Moses has been named in Inter Milan squad for the final stages of the 2019-20 Europa League while Kwadwo Asamoah has been excluded.
Italian Serie A side, AS Roma, is interested in signing Nigerian wing-back, Victor Moses, from Chelsea.

Victor Moses shifts focus on Europa League after Serie A campaign

Inter Milan wing-back Victor Moses has shifted attention to the Europa League following the end of the league campaign.
Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso has been using Whatsapp to send his players workout plans whilst Italy is in lock-down amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Gennaro Gattuso: I’ll only mark Lionel Messi in my dreams or on PlayStation

Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso is now thinking about his side’s UEFA Champions League last 16 second leg match against Barcelona at Camp Nou after rounding off their 2019/20 Serie A campaign.
PSG completed their domestic Treble, but needed penalties to beat Lyon, and had more injury concerns to Mauro Icardi and Layvin Kurzawa ahead of the Atalanta showdown.

PSG suffer more injury woes after French League Cup final

PSG completed their domestic Treble, but needed penalties to beat Lyon, and had more injury concerns to Mauro Icardi and Layvin Kurzawa ahead of the Atalanta showdown.
Joe Aribo has expressed his delight after winning the Rangers Young Player of the Year and Goal of the Season awards.

Joe Aribo reacts after winning two Rangers end-of-season awards

Joe Aribo has expressed his delight after winning the Rangers Young Player of the Year and Goal of the Season awards.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ndubuisi Egbo is two wins away from leading KF Tirana to the league title in Albania.

Nigerian coach wins record European league title

A few days after a Nigerian entrepreneur, Nneka Ede, became the first African woman to own a football club in Europe, another historic feat has been recorded by a Nigerian with a European club.
Latif Blessing scored an own goal as Los Angeles FC saw off their city rivals Los Angeles Galaxy 6-2 in Group F of the MLS is Back tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida on Saturday.

Latif Blessing scores own goal in LA FC drubbing of LA Galaxy

Latif Blessing scored an own goal as Los Angeles FC saw off their city rivals Los Angeles Galaxy 6-2 in Group F of the MLS is Back tournament at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida on Saturday.
Barcelona coach, Quique Setien, defended his decision not to play Antoine Griezmann until injury-time for Tuesday night’s 2-2 draw with Atletico Madrid.

Quique Setien holds on at Barcelona following board meeting

Barcelona boss Quique Setien will remain in his position at the club despite Real Madrid securing the league title with a game to spare.
Nigerian U17 captain Samson Tijani has joined Austrian champions RB Salzburg on a five-year contract, the club confirmed.

Austrian champions RB Salzburg sign Golden Eaglets captain

Nigerian U17 captain Samson Tijani has joined Austrian champions RB Salzburg on a five-year contract, the club confirmed.
Nigerian forward Asisat Oshoala is delighted with her exploits for Barcelona Feminine after bagging a hat-trick on Saturday.

Victor Oshoala blasts CAF over AWCON cancelation

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala has slammed the decision of the Confederations of African Football (CAF) to cancel this year’s African Women’s championship.
English side, Leicester City, have demanded €55m from French team, Paris Saint-Germain to secure the services of Nigeria’s midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi.

Wilfred Ndidi: Leicester City must secure Champions League ticket

Wilfried Ndidi has urged his Leicester City teammates to keep fighting to secure qualification for next season’s Uefa Champions League.
Sergio Aguero, fresh from breaking two more goalscoring records in Sunday’s 6-1 thrashing of Aston Villa, will “die scoring goals”, according to proud Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola.

Pep Guardiola fears Sergio Aguero is out for the season

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola fears star striker Sergio Aguero may miss the remainder of the campaign with a knee injury.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

UEFA Champions League set to resume in August

UEFA have announced that the Champions League quarter-finals, semi-finals and final will be held in Lisbon between August 12-23.
Charity Adule will join the growing list of Nigerian players who are playing in the Spanish premiere Iberdrola, following her team’s promotion.

Charity Adule’s SD Eibar gains promotion to Spainish Iberdrola

Charity Adule will join the growing list of Nigerian players who are playing in the Spanish premiere Iberdrola, following her team’s promotion.
Having scored a goal to lead the Super Falcons past Algeria in September, the Nigeria international made her bow as the captain of the team under acting manager Christopher Danjuma.

Ngozi Okobi: Frequent player changes cost Nigeria at Women’s World Cup

Ngozi Okobi says the frequent changing of players was to blame for the struggles of Nigeria's senior women's team at the Women's World Cup tournaments.
Ogenyi Onazi is looking forward to making his first appearance for Turkish Super Lig outfit, Denizlispor against champions Galatasaray on Sunday .

Ogenyi Onazi dreams Super Eagles return

The three-time African champions turned to the Super Eagles legend for inspiration after Imama Amapakabo was ushered through the exit door earlier this year.

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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 appoints new DTCA, NIIA chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Ambassador Rabiu Dagari as Director-General of the Directorate of Technical Cooperation in Africa (DTCA).
Senator representing Plateau South in the National Assembly, Professor Nora Dadu’ut, has appealed to the federal government to support victims of the recent fire incident that engulfed the famous Namu Central Yam Market in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area, of Plateau state which led to the loss of food products and other valuables worth millions of naira.

Plateau senator seeks Nigerian government’s support for victims of yam market fire

Senator representing Plateau South in the National Assembly, Professor Nora Dadu’ut, has appealed to the federal government to support victims of the recent fire incident that engulfed the famous Namu Central Yam Market in Qua’an Pan Local Government Area, of Plateau state which led to the loss of food products and other valuables worth millions of naira.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Bauchi: Police nab kidnappers, cattle rustlers, bandits terrorising communities

The Bauchi State Police Command has arrested suspected kidnappers, cattle rustlers and bandits for wreaking havoc on residents of Nabordo and Duguri in Toro and Alkaleri local government of the state.
Seventy-five members of the Boko Haram and Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) terrorist groups have been killed by the military across the North East in the last six weeks.

Troops battle Boko Haram terrorists in Damasak

Newsmen gathered that both Nigerian ground troops with aerial support from air taskforce engaged the terrorists fiercely who stormed the town around 4pm.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos estate residents seek governor’s intervention in dispute

Residents of Osborne Foreshore Two Estate have appealed to the Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to order that works on all approvals for development in the estate be suspended for three months because of the ongoing review of the approval order.

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FILE PHOTO - Demonstrators are seen before a clash with security forces in Taze, Sagaing Region, Myanmar April 7, 2021, in this image obtained by Reuters. Photo obtained by REUTERS.

Myanmar junta says expects full government operations soon, amid nationwide strike

Myanmar’s ruling military on Friday said it believed government operations would soon return to normal, as public participation in protests and strikes against the junta was waning.

Reports: Governments ‘gender blind’ to coronavirus’ ‘greater impact’ on women

Governments are putting women and girls at greater risk of the health and socio-economic impacts posed by the coronavirus pandemic, two global studies released Wednesday show.

Congress: PDP chieftain cautions against disunity, rebellion in South West

Dr Adetokunbo Pearse, a chieftain of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State, urged stakeholders to shun rebellion and disunity ahead of the South-West zonal congress.

Iraqi protesters block entrance to oil refinery, cause fuel shortage

Dozens of Iraqi protesters blocked the entrance to the Nassiriya oil refinery in southern Iraq for the fifth day in a row, a refinery source and a Reuters witness said.
FILE PHOTO - The U.S. Capitol dome is seen at night in Washington, U.S., December 17, 2020. REUTERS-Erin Scott-File Photo

U.S. Senate moves ahead with sweeping effort to counter China

The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee has scheduled a meeting on April 14 to consider major bipartisan legislation to boost the country’s ability to push back against China’s expanding global influence, Senate sources said on Thursday.