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China announced Thursday the suspension of all domestic football and postponed indefinitely the top-flight Chinese Super League (CSL) season in response to the deadly viral outbreak sweeping the country.

Swedish clubs accuse government of stopping them from playing football

Sweden’s elite football clubs have accused the country’s health authorities of banning them from carrying out their profession as frustration over the COVID-19 pandemic grows.
The Faroe Islands – an autonomous territory that is part of the Kingdom of Denmark – have “no active” novel coronavirus cases, the government said on Saturday.

Faroe Islands says ‘no active’ coronavirus cases

The Faroe Islands – an autonomous territory that is part of the Kingdom of Denmark – have “no active” novel coronavirus cases, the government said on Saturday.
The deadly Coronavirus has kill three Ghanaians, the country’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus kills three Ghanaians

The deadly Coronavirus has kill three Ghanaians, the country’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Shirley Ayorkor Botchwag, said on Wednesday.
Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu is looking forward to a new challenge in Spain after linking up with Liga Iberdola side Madrid CFF.

Super Falcons star Rita Chikwelu ready for new challenge in Spain

Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu is looking forward to a new challenge in Spain after linking up with Liga Iberdola side Madrid CFF.
Flights have been cancelled, leaving thousands stranded while on holidays after talks aimed at preventing Thomas Cook from going out of business throughout Sunday failed. Rick Findler-PA

Thomas Cook airline in Nordic region to resume flights

Flights operated by Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia were to resume Tuesday despite the bankruptcy of British travel group Thomas Cook, said Thomas Cook Group subsidiary Ving in Norway and Sweden.

Nigeria Cultural Festival set to hold in Denmark

All is set for the first edition of Nigeria Cultural Festival (NICUFES 2019) billed to hold in Copenhagen, Denmark, this September.
The Super Falcons say they are in the mood and spirit to take all three points off the Grasshoppers of Norway in their first match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Reims on Saturday.

WWC: Super Falcons target three points against Norway

After the Nigeria Football Federation cleared all their outstanding entitlements, the Super Falcons say they are in the mood and spirit to take all three points off the Grasshoppers of Norway in their first match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in Reims on Saturday.
Passengers at Copenhagen Airport in Kastrup hope to get on other airlines as SAS pilots go on strike [Davali-Ritzau Scanpix via Reuters]

Scandinavian airline pilots strike, travel plans of 170,000 passengers at risk

Pilots at Scandinavian carrier SAS have walked off the job in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, stranding more than 72,000 travellers as 673 flights were cancelled, the airline said.
A sign that was damaged by fire is seen in a burnt forest near Boadella, at Emporda area in the Spanish province of Girona, July 24, 2012. Two big forest fires raging in the border area between France and northern Catalonia in Spain since Sunday have killed a fourth person, local authorities said on Monday, as strong winds hindered efforts to control the blaze. REUTERS/Albert Gea (SPAIN – Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT)

Forest fires blight Europe amid drought fears

Weather experts warn of drought in Europe over its summer as firefighters tackled forest fires on Thursday, and farmers fretted over wilting crops and a repeat of 2018’s arid conditions.

Bayelsa: Military officers’ partisan role threat to Nigeria’s democracy

Bayelsa State government on Friday warned that the partisan involvement of military officers in national elections was a huge threat to the survival of democracy in Nigeria.
Toni Kroos of Germany scores his team's second goal | Getty Images

Sweden coach: Germany ‘rubbed win in our face’

Sweden coach Janne Andersson accused Germany of "rubbing it in our faces" as they celebrated Toni Kroos' 95th-minute goal to give them a 2-1 victory in the World Cup Group F clash.

Jose Mourinho: Iceland strong because they eat a lot of meat

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has joked that Iceland are such a physically strong team because they ate meat for breakfast as babies.

Nigerian movie producer plans cultural carnival in Scandinavia

Mr Stephen King, a Denmark based Nigerian movie producer and director says a Nigerian Cultural Heritage Carnival will take place in the Scandinavia from May 2 to May 5.

Ex-President Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari good for democracy – APC Scandinavia

The All Progressives Congress, Scandinavia chapter, says the letter written by former President Olusegun Obasanjo to President Muhammadu Buhari is good for the nation`s democracy.

President Buhari urged to re-organise APC for better results

Chairmen of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the Diaspora have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to reorganise the party for a more secure and prosperous future for all Nigerians.

Arsenal to face Ostersunds in Europa League round of 32

Arsenal will face Swedish side Ostersunds in the Europa League round of 32, while Celtic face Russian side Zenit St Petersburg.

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia turns London’s sky yellow

As ex-Hurricane Ophelia battered Ireland and the UK, it also turned the sky a strange colour.

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The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Senate calls for quick diversification of economy, frowns against high cost of oil production

The upper chamber of the National Assembly has called on the federal government to quickly diversify the economy, following the high cost of oil production without commensurate result.

NMA: Nigerians may suffer if governors take over coronavirus management

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari not to allow states take full control of managing the COVID-19 pandemic saying Nigerians may suffer.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

Nigerian government says churches, mosques can reopen

The Federal Government has announced relaxation of restriction on gatherings in places of worship imposed as part of the guidelines to curb the spread of COVID-19 in the country.
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Delta doctor abducted by gunmen in government hospital

Gunmen have abducted a resident doctor identified simply as Dr. Wisdom Iboyitete at Central Hospital, Ojobo in Burutu Local Government Area of Delta State.

Panic in Imo community as ‘herdsmen’ kill security operative

There is palpable fear in Umuanuma community in Aboh Mbaise Local Government Area of Imo State as suspected herdsmen murder a private security operative, Mr Hycinth Ikegwu, at about 6 am on Sunday while returning from work with his motorcycle.