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Nigeria cancels 2019-20 Women’s Premier League season

The Nigeria Women's Football League [NWFL] board has announced the complete cancellation of the 2019-20 Nigerian Women's Premier League [NWPL] due to the coronavirus disruptions.
Kalidou Koulibaly has called Napoli's 4-0 Champions League win over Genk on Tuesday night an important victory.

Napoli prepare to sell Kalidou Koulibaly

Napoli are, according to the Telegraph, preparing to sell Kalidou Koulibaly to the Premier League this summer, hoping to make back the possible money spent on Lille forward, Victor Osimhen.
Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Kalidou Koulibaly contacts Victor Osimhen about Napoli move

Corriere del Mezzogiorno via Calciomercato reported that the Senegal international talked to the Super Eagles striker to ease his concern about racism and advised him to join Gennaro Gattuso’s side.
Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo attends the fifty-sixth ordinary session of the Economic Community of West African States in Abuja on December 21, 2019. Kola Sulaimon-AFP

Ghanaian president goes into isolation

Ghana’s president has gone into self-isolation for two weeks as a precautionary measure despite testing negative for coronavirus, the government said, after one of his contacts was confirmed to have the illness.
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, (FMARD), Sabo Nanono, says the Federal Government is committed to ensuring the take-off of University of Agriculture, Zuru, Kebbi, in 2020.

Nigerian government to establish over 600 farm mechanisation centres

The federal government has said it will start up a programme, “The Green Imperative”, which will lead to the establishment of 632 farm mechanisation centres in the country.
Liverpool star forward Sadio Mane donated £41,000 to help fight coronavirus in his country Senegal.

Sadio Mane: Liverpool won’t stop here

Senegal international Sadio Mane has vowed that Liverpool FC will not stop after clinching the 2019/20 English Premier League title.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was more deserving of the Best FIFA Men's Player award in 2019 than Barcelona star Lionel Messi, according to France great Alain Giresse.

Alain Giresse: Sadio Mane should have beaten Lionel Messi to FIFA’s Best award

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane was more deserving of the Best FIFA Men's Player award in 2019 than Barcelona star Lionel Messi, according to France great Alain Giresse.
The Africa Cup of Nations trophy. @CAF-Online-Twitter.

Africa Cup of Nations postponed until 2022

The next edition of the Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed by 12 months, the Confederation of African Football confirmed in their Executive Committee meeting on Tuesday.
Victor Osimhen has joined Senegal's Moussa Sow and Ivory Coast's Gervinho in Lille's exclusive goalscoring club after scoring a goal on his 18th appearance.

Lille’s Victor Osimhen to arrive in Italy for possible Napoli transfer – reports

Lille forward Victor Osimhen is reportedly set to travel from France to Italy for transfer negotiations with Napoli.
Sadio Mane extended his fine Premier League run against Bournemouth with a goal and an assist in Saturday’s game, meaning he now has six goals in his last four Premier League starts against the Cherries.

Jamie Redknapp: Liverpool’s Sadio Mane has proved doubters wrong

Sadio Mane is “made of granite”, says Jamie Redknapp, with the Liverpool forward proving a point to those who doubted him when he arrived at Anfield by becoming a title-winning “machine”.

Nigeria, 25 other countries to benefit from lifesaving cancer treatments

Nigeria and 25 other countries in Africa and Asia are to benefit from lifesaving cancer treatments supported by the American Cancer Society (ACS) and the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI).
Liverpool’s Brazilian midfielder Roberto Firmino (L) and Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah (R) tap hands ahead of the UEFA Champions league Group E football match between Liverpool and Napoli at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on November 27, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP)

Liverpool wait on Manchester City slip-up to clinch long-awaited title

Liverpool will be crowned champions of England for the first time in 30 years on Thursday should Manchester City fail to beat Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.
Oghenekaro Etebo was on parade for Getafe during Sunday’s 3-0 home loss to Sevilla in a Spanish La Liga game.

Getafe’s coach sad after dropping Peter Etebo ahead of Real Valladolid’s trip

Getafe’s coach, Jose Bordalas, has expressed his displeasure after dropping Nigeria’s Oghenekaro Etebo from the players he would file out today against Real Valladolid.
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama has said that the Nigerian Government would use the Forum of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to seek global support fighting terrorism and increasing Foreign Direct Investments (FDI).

315 Nigerians return home from UAE, Senegal

No fewer than 315 Nigerians stranded in the United Arab Emirates and Senegal due to the coronavirus pandemic have been evacuated.

Wayne Rooney reveals he advised Manchester United to sign Idrissa Gueye

Former Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has revealed how he advised the Red Devils to sign ex-Everton midfielder Idrissa Gueye.
Aliko Dangote

Dangote Cement sustains 54,000 jobs in four African countries

President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, has said that despite the challenging economic situation in 2019, Dangote Cement was able to sustain 54,000 jobs in four African countries, where the company has its operations. The countries are Nigeria, Ethiopia, Senegal and South Africa.
The Kano State Government says it has conducted 4,735 Coronavirus (COVID-19) samples test since the outbreak of the pandemic.

Coronavirus in Africa: 285,914 cases; 7,683 deaths; 132,650 recoveries

There are now more than over 280,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the continent, with a number of African countries imposing a range of prevention and containment measures against the spread of the pandemic.
Kenya hopes to break the ice and compete at their Olympic debut in taekwondo at the Tokyo Games in 2021 with Faith Ogalo having secured her ticket.

Kenya seeks to win taekwondo medal at Tokyo Olympics

Kenya hopes to break the ice and compete at their Olympic debut in taekwondo at the Tokyo Games in 2021 with Faith Ogalo having secured her ticket.

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Abike Dabiri-Erewa

UAE paid for tickets, test fees for Nigerian evacuees – NIDCOM chief

The United Arab Emirates authorities paid for the flight tickets and coronavirus testing for some Nigerians evacuated from the country on Wednesday, the head of the Nigeria in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said .

PDP demands Ibrahim Magu’s prosecution for ‘fraud’

The Peoples Democratic Party has demanded the prosecution of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu, over alleged fraud.
Veteran Nigerian actor, Zack Orji, says he is saddened by the increasing rate of divorce in the country.

Zack Orji: No marriage is perfect

He said: “I believe that a lot of people go into marriage without being prepared to make the necessary sacrifice, so at the slightest provocation, they are ready to opt out and that is not the way it’s supposed to be. It’s supposed to be a union for life. For better for worse.”

Court declines to stop probe of Senator Okorocha by EFCC, Imo government

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, declined a request by former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, for an interim injunction to stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, and panel of inquiry that was set up by the state government, from further investigating alleged financial infractions he committed while in office.

Nigerian government postpones 2020 WASSCE indefinitely

This was announced by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, while speaking to State House Correspondents the weekly Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.